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ENG101 Assignment

Assignment # 1(Spring 2010)
English Comprehension (ENG 101)
Total Marks: 15


  • To enhance and test students’ knowledge of grammatical terms, and their usage.
  • Use of different skills to improve reading comprehension.


·         Late assignments will not be accepted.
·         Plagiarism will never be tolerated. Plagiarism occurs when a student uses work done by someone else as if it was his or her own or just copy pastes the material from handouts or any internet source without rephrasing it in his/her own words.
Q1: Choose the best meaning for each highlighted word.          4
1. Joseph wanted to adopt a healthy lifestyle, so he resolved to abstain from high-fat, fast food and sugar-laden sodas.

  • Agree to unwillingly
  • Give up voluntarily
  • Accept without question
  • Stain one’s reputation

2: The coach observed his team’s bizarre behavior and concluded that the players were suffering from dehydration.

  • Unusual
  • A flea market and bake sale
  • Appropriate
  • Ordinary

3: The Senate hearing committee demanded the corporation’s officers to provide credible documents to explain their unusual accounting procedures.

  • Practical
  • Praiseworthy
  • Believable
  • Worthless

4: Usman knew that the reading class would improve his vocabulary and comprehension, thus increasing his chances of success in subsequent college courses.

  • Following
  • First
  • Out of order
  • Less important

Q2: Read the following paragraph and find out the Main Idea and Supporting
       Details. Suggest a suitable Topic as well.                                              6

1. A common man never wants a war and is not even in favour of borders and boundaries.2.He is against prejudices and wants an integrated world. 3.Uncountable marriages among unlike and diverse nationalities and the reactions of people all over the world against US invasion on Afghanistan and Iraq are the symbols of same peace loving, cosmopolitan emotions and mentalities all over the world. 4. But there are groups of a few people present in every country who claim to be sincere with their nations.         5. These so called sincere include passionate political and military leaders. 6. To satisfy their motives they sow the seeds of hatred in the hearts of their nations and then after giving birth to an issue, and by making it crucial and complex, they indulge innocent people in that. 7. Media has provided them an easy way to mislead their people. 8. By using the media machinery they mould the minds of their nation according to their own wish.
Topic: ________________________________________________
Sentence 1: ______________________________________________________
Sentence 2: ______________________________________________________
Sentence 3: ______________________________________________________
Sentence 4: ______________________________________________________
Sentence 5: ______________________________________________________
Sentence 6: ______________________________________________________
Sentence 7: ______________________________________________________
Sentence 8: ______________________________________________________

Q4: Put the correct form of words given in brackets while using affixes.           5

  1. This word is very difficult to spell, and even worse, it's __________________. (Pronounce)
  2. He's lost his book again. I don't know where he has __________________ it this time. (Place)
  3. He wants to be a __________________ when he grows up. (Mathematics)
  4. I think that you should __________________. It may not be the best thing to do. (Consider)
  5. She looked at her __________________ in the mirror. (Reflect)

FIN630 assignment Solution

Formula for the soloution of the assignment

P= i(pvifa)kd,n + M(pvif)kd,n
i=coupon rate =10%=1000*10/100=100

M face value or par value= 1000
Kd= 10%= 10/2=n 5% because we have to compute on the semiannually

N= 5year 5*2- 10 year
Coupon rate I = 10% of 1000= 100
M face value= 1000
Putting the value in the formula

P= 100(7.7217) + 1000(.6139)
The answer will be given below
772.1700  +  613.900  = 1386 answer

Issuance Of Full Semester Voucher For Fall, 2017

Published On:  Thursday, November 2, 2017
Students are informed that full semester voucher for Fall, 2017 has been issued. Students may convert full semester voucher into installments through their LMS login, procedure is as under:
o    Log on to your VULMS.
o    Go to “Account book”.
o    Click on the installments option against full semester voucher and make installments as admissible.
Link of SOP for making installments of full semester voucher:
 The due dates of the installments for the semester are as under:

1st InstallmentNov 15, 2017
2nd InstallmentDec 11, 2017
3rd InstallmentJan 10, 2018
4th InstallmentFeb 12, 2018
5th InstallmentMar 12, 2018

Friday, November 3, 2017


The Virtual University of Pakistan has signed a number of memoranda with renowned organizations mainly focusing on the following areas:
  • Development of educational contents
  • Exchange of resources
  • Joint Degree Programs
  • Research & Development
  • Staff/Teachers Training
  • Strengthening of IT infrastructure
A few prominent Higher Education Institutions/ Organization which have signed MoUs with the Virtual University of Pakistan are listed below:
  1. National University of Science and Technology (NUST)
  2. IBA-Karachi
  3. Government College University, Faisalabad
  4. University of Gujrat
  5. University of Sargodha
  6. University of the Punjab
  7. FC College University, Lahore
  8. Pakistan Institute of Management
  9. Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, KPK
  10. Diamond Group of Industries
  11. Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI)
  12. Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA)
  13. Abudawood Trading Company Pakistan
  14. J & U International, Pakistan-Dubai-Canada


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Federal charter granted by Government of PakistanSep-02
Virtual University launches 2 free to air Educational Broadcast
Television Channels (VUTV 1 & VUTV 2)
University adds 2 more channels to its Television Network (VUTV 3 & VUTV 4)Aug-06
VU goes global - All video lecture placed on YouTubeJun-08
Launch of a unique VU e-Examination SystemOct-08
Enrollment exceeds 50,000 studentsSep-09
Launch of VU Open Courseware websiteOct-11
VU Open Courseware website declared best website of the yearApr-12
Deployment of VU Examination Software to NUST for conduct of Entry TestJun-12
Student enrollment crosses 100,000 markOct-12
VU offers its educational resources to other universities free of costNov-12
VU partners with University of the Punjab and Technical University Kaiserslautern, Germany to launch B.Ed. in Technical EducationSep-14
Deployment of VU Learning Management System (VULMS) to Concordia CollegesSep-14
University starts Degree Programs in Life SciencesSep-14
Launch of VU JournalSep-14
Launch of Global Languages websiteNov-14
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