2.9 Using Causative Verbs: Make, Have, Get (Quiz)

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2.9 Using Causative Verbs: Make, Have, Get (Quiz) - Quiz

In unit 2.9 we covered the use of Causative Verbs: Make, Have, and Get in the English language. These are types of verbs that show the reason why something occurred. Test your usage and knowledge of causative nouns by taking the quiz provided below. Until the next class good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Adi made Donny (stay) ______ in campus.

    Explanation
    Adi made Donny stay in campus. The verb "stay" is used in its base form without any additional suffix or tense marker. The sentence implies that Adi forced or instructed Donny to remain or reside in the campus.

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  • 2. 

    Yuni had her room (paint) _______

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "painted." The word "painted" is the past participle form of the verb "paint." In this sentence, "painted" is used as a verb to describe the action of someone applying paint to Yuni's room. The use of the past participle form indicates that the action has already been completed in the past.

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  • 3. 

    Mr. Taufik had the class (write) _______ 250-word paper.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "write" because it agrees with the subject "Mr. Taufik" and is in the correct tense to match the verb "had."

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  • 4. 

    I made Adi (wash) _____ my car before he could go to campus.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wash" because the sentence is in the past tense and requires the past participle form of the verb. In this case, "wash" is the correct past participle form of the verb "wash."

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  • 5. 

    Zay got Adi and Donny (clean) ________ out his car.

    Explanation
    Zay got Adi and Donny (clean) to clean out his car. This suggests that Zay asked or hired Adi and Donny to clean his car. The phrase "to clean" indicates the purpose or action that Zay wanted them to perform.

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  • 6. 

    I went to the bank to have a check (cash) ________.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cashed" because it is the past tense form of the verb "cash" which means to exchange a check for its equivalent value in cash. In this context, the person went to the bank with the intention of getting their check exchanged for cash.

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  • 7. 

    Yuni had a bad headache yesterday, so she got her friends (go) ________ to class to tell the teacher.

    Explanation
    Yuni had a bad headache yesterday, so she got her friends to go to class to tell the teacher. In this sentence, "to go" is used as the infinitive form of the verb "go" to indicate the action that Yuni's friends were asked to perform. The infinitive form is commonly used after certain verbs, such as "get," to express purpose or intention. Therefore, "to go" is the correct answer to complete the sentence.

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  • 8. 

    When Zay went shopping, he found a jacket that he really liked. After he had the sleeves (shorten) ________, it fit him perfectly.

    Explanation
    After Zay found a jacket that he really liked while shopping, he had the sleeves shortened. This alteration made the jacket fit him perfectly.

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  • 9. 

    Mr. Taufik made my friend (redo) _______ her final project because he wasn't satisfied with it.

    Explanation
    Mr. Taufik was not satisfied with my friend's final project, so he asked her to redo it.

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  • 10. 

    Tedy stopped at the service station to have the tank (fill) ________.

    Explanation
    Tedy stopped at the service station to have the tank filled.

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  • 11. 

    I got Yuni (lend) _________ me some money so I could go to a movie last night.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to lend" because it fits grammatically and contextually in the sentence. The sentence is in past tense, and "lend" is the past tense form of the verb "to lend." It completes the sentence by indicating that Yuni lent the speaker some money.

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  • 12. 

    We had a professional photographer (take) _______ pictures of everyone who participated in our event.

    Explanation
    The verb "take" is the correct answer because it agrees with the subject "photographer" and is in the correct tense (past simple) to match the context of the sentence. It indicates that the professional photographer was responsible for capturing the pictures of everyone who participated in the event.

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  • 13. 

    Zay was supposed to finish his home work, but he didn't want to do it. He was a very clever boy. Somehow he got his friends (do) ____ it for him.

    Explanation
    Zay, being a clever boy, didn't want to do his homework. Instead, he found a way to get his friends to do it for him. The correct answer "to do" fits in the sentence as it indicates that Zay got his friends to do his homework on his behalf.

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  • 14. 

    Peeling onions always makes me (cry) ______.

    Explanation
    Peeling onions releases a chemical compound called syn-propanethial-S-oxide, which irritates the eyes and causes tears to form. Therefore, the action of peeling onions often leads to crying.

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  • 15. 

    I spilled some tomato sauce on my suit coat. Now I need to get my suit (clean) _______.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cleaned" because it is the past participle form of the verb "clean." In this context, "cleaned" is used to indicate that the suit coat needs to undergo the action of being cleaned in order to remove the tomato sauce stain.

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