Advanced English 4 Quiz On Used To And Adverb Phrases

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  • 1. 

    European drivers find it difficult to _________________ (drive) on the left when they visit Britain.  

    Explanation
    European drivers find it difficult to "get used to driving" on the left when they visit Britain. This suggests that European drivers are accustomed to driving on the right side of the road in their own countries. When they visit Britain, they need to adjust their driving habits and get used to driving on the left side, which can be challenging and unfamiliar for them.

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  • 2. 

    See that building there? I _________________ (go) to school there, but now it's a factory.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "used to go." This is because the sentence is referring to a past habit or routine of going to school in the building mentioned. The phrase "used to" is used to talk about past habits or states that are no longer true in the present.

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  • 3. 

    I've only been at this company a couple of months. I _________________ (still not) how they do things round here.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am still not used to, 'm still not used to". The speaker mentions that they have only been at the company for a couple of months, indicating that they are still not accustomed to or familiar with how things are done in the company. The use of "am" and "'m" suggests that the speaker is referring to their current state of not being used to the company's practices.

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  • 4. 

    When I first arrived in this neighbourhood, I _________________ (live) in a house. I had always lived in apartment buildings.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wasn't used to living, was not used to living." The use of "wasn't" and "was not" indicates that the speaker was not accustomed to living in a house when they first arrived in the neighborhood. This is further emphasized by the phrase "always lived in apartment buildings," suggesting that living in a house was a new experience for them.

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  • 5. 

    Working till 10pm isn't a problem. I _________________ (finish) late. I did it in my last job too.

    Explanation
    The phrase "am used to finishing" suggests that the person is accustomed to finishing work late. This means that working until 10pm is not a problem for them because they have already experienced it in their previous job. The use of "am used to" indicates a habitual action or situation, implying that the person has developed a familiarity with working late hours.

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  • 6. 

    I can't believe they are going to build an airport just two miles from our new house! I will _________________ (never) all that noise! What a nightmare.

    Explanation
    The speaker expresses disbelief and frustration about the construction of an airport near their new house. They believe that they will "never get used to" the noise caused by the airport, implying that the constant noise will be a source of ongoing annoyance and disturbance for them.

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  • 7. 

    His father _________________ (smoke) twenty cigars a day - now he doesn't smoke at all!

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "used to smoke" because it indicates a past habit or behavior that is no longer true. It implies that the father smoked twenty cigars a day in the past, but now he has completely quit smoking.

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  • 8. 

    Whenever all my friends went to discos, I _________________ (never go) with them, but now I enjoy it.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "never used to go". This answer is correct because it shows a past habit or behavior that the speaker did not engage in. The phrase "never used to go" indicates that in the past, the speaker did not accompany their friends to discos. However, the use of the word "now" suggests that the speaker's attitude or enjoyment towards discos has changed, indicating a shift in their behavior or preferences.

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  • 9. 

    I _________________ (drive) when I was younger.

    Explanation
    This answer is correct because it correctly fills in the blank with the negative form of the verb "use to" followed by the base form of the verb "drive". This construction is used to talk about past habits or actions that were regular or typical in the past but are no longer true in the present. Therefore, the correct answer is "didn't use to drive" to indicate that the person did not have the habit or ability to drive when they were younger.

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  • 10. 

    When Max went to live in Italy, he _________________ (live) there very quickly. He even learned Italian.

    Explanation
    Max quickly adapted to living in Italy and became familiar with the lifestyle there. He became comfortable with the new environment and was able to adjust smoothly. As a result, he even learned the Italian language, indicating that he fully acclimated to his new surroundings.

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  • 11. 

    We hardly ever use the microwave.     

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    A. Frequency
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "frequency." This answer is supported by the phrase "hardly ever," which indicates that the use of the microwave is infrequent or rare. The word "frequency" refers to how often something occurs, so it aligns with the given statement.

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  • 12. 

    Surfing is a popular sport in the summer.    

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    E. Time
    Explanation
    The word "time" is the correct answer because the sentence mentions that surfing is a popular sport in the summer. "Time" refers to the specific season or period when surfing is popular, indicating the timing or specific time frame in which the sport is enjoyed.

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  • 13. 

    I wear woolly socks to keep my feet warm.      

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    C. Purpose
    Explanation
    The word "to" in the sentence indicates that the action of wearing woolly socks is done with the intention or purpose of keeping the feet warm. The purpose of wearing the socks is to provide warmth to the feet.

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  • 14. 

    It rained hard yesterday.  

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    E. Time
    Explanation
    The word "yesterday" in the sentence indicates that the correct answer is "time". The sentence is talking about an event that happened in the past, specifically referring to a specific day. Therefore, the word "yesterday" is indicating the time when it rained hard.

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  • 15. 

    Joe buys flowers for his wife every week.

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    A. Frequency
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "frequency" because the question is asking about the regularity or how often Joe buys flowers for his wife. The word "every week" indicates that it is a recurring event, showing the frequency of his actions.

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  • 16. 

    Elephants are found in Africa and India.   

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Place
    Explanation
    This question is asking about the characteristic or attribute that is associated with elephants. The correct answer is "place" because elephants are found in specific geographical locations such as Africa and India.

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  • 17. 

    Janice placed the chair next to the window.        

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    B. Place
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "place" because the sentence is describing where Janice put the chair, indicating the location or position of the chair in relation to the window.

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  • 18. 

    I'll meet you on Friday.      

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    E. Time
    Explanation
    The correct answer is time because the sentence states that the speaker will meet the person on Friday. The word "Friday" indicates a specific day, which refers to the time when the meeting will take place.

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  • 19. 

    The woman stared at me with an angry expression.     

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    D. Manner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "manner" because the word "stared" indicates how the woman was looking at the speaker. The adjective "angry" further describes the type of expression on her face. Therefore, the answer "manner" best describes the way in which the woman was staring at the speaker.

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  • 20. 

    I bought the glue to fix my broken lamp.    

    • A.

      Frequency

    • B.

      Place

    • C.

      Purpose

    • D.

      Manner

    • E.

      Time

    Correct Answer
    C. Purpose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "purpose" because the sentence indicates that the glue was bought with the intention of fixing the broken lamp. The purpose of buying the glue was to use it for repairing the lamp.

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