Edusession Basic English Practice Test 1

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Edusession Basic English Practice Test 1 - Quiz

Please choose the correct answers to the following questions and learn about basic English grammar terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Part I: English Grammar Select the best answer. Juan___________ in the library this morning.

    • A.

      Is study

    • B.

      Studying

    • C.

      Is studying

    • D.

      Are studying

    Correct Answer
    C. Is studying
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is studying". This is because the sentence is referring to Juan's action in the present moment, which requires the present continuous tense.

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  • 2. 

    Alicia, __________ the windows please. It's too hot in here.

    • A.

      Opens

    • B.

      Open

    • C.

      Opened

    • D.

      Will opened

    Correct Answer
    B. Open
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "open" because it is the base form of the verb and is used to give a command or instruction. In this sentence, Alicia is being asked to open the windows in order to alleviate the hot temperature in the room.

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  • 3. 

    The movie was __________ the book.  

    • A.

      As

    • B.

      As good

    • C.

      Good as

    • D.

      As good as

    Correct Answer
    D. As good as
    Explanation
    The phrase "as good as" is used to compare the movie to the book. It suggests that the movie is of equal quality or excellence as the book.

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  • 4. 

    Eli's hobbies include jogging, swimming, and __________.

    • A.

      To climb mountains

    • B.

      Climb mountains

    • C.

      To climb

    • D.

      Climbing mountains

    Correct Answer
    D. Climbing mountains
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that Eli's hobbies include jogging and swimming. The word "and" suggests that there is another hobby that Eli has, which is missing. Among the given options, "climbing mountains" is the most suitable choice to complete the sentence and make it grammatically correct. Therefore, the correct answer is "climbing mountains."

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  • 5. 

    Who is ____________ , Marina or Sachiko?

    • A.

      Tallest

    • B.

      Tall

    • C.

      taller

    • D.

      The tallest

    Correct Answer
    C. taller
    Explanation
    The question is asking to compare the height between Marina and Sachiko. The word "taller" is used to compare the height of two people. Therefore, the correct answer is "taller" as it indicates that one person is taller than the other.

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  • 6. 

    The concert will begin ________ fifteen minutes.

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      With

    • D.

      About

    Correct Answer
    A. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in" because it is commonly used to indicate a specific point in time. In this case, it means that the concert will start after the passage of fifteen minutes.

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  • 7. 

     I have only a ________ Christmas cards left to write.

    • A.

      few

    • B.

      fewer

    • C.

      Less

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    A. few
    Explanation
    The word "few" is the correct answer because it is used to describe a small number of things. In this context, it implies that the person only has a small number of Christmas cards left to write.

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  • 8. 

    Maria __________ never late for work.

    • A.

      Am

    • B.

      are

    • C.

      Were

    • D.

      is

    Correct Answer
    D. is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because it agrees with the subject "Maria" which is singular.

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  • 9. 

    The company will upgrade _________ computer information systems next month

    • A.

      there

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      It's

    • D.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    D. Its
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "its" because the sentence is referring to the computer information systems belonging to the company. "Its" is the possessive form of "it" and is used to show ownership.

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  • 10. 

    Cheryl likes apples, ______ she does not like oranges.

    • A.

      So

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      But

    • D.

      Or

    Correct Answer
    C. But
    Explanation
    The word "but" is used to show a contrast or contradiction between two ideas. In this case, it is used to indicate that Cheryl likes apples, but she does not like oranges.

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  • 11. 

    The bus ___________ arrives late during bad weather.

    • A.

      Every week

    • B.

      Later

    • C.

      Yesterday

    • D.

      Always

    Correct Answer
    D. Always
    Explanation
    The word "always" is the correct answer because it indicates that the bus consistently arrives late during bad weather. This implies that regardless of the specific time or day, whenever there is bad weather, the bus is consistently delayed.

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  • 12. 

    Do you ____________ where the nearest grocery store is?

    • A.

      Know

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      now

    • D.

      Not

    Correct Answer
    A. Know
    Explanation
    The word "know" is the correct answer because it is the only option that makes the sentence grammatically correct and meaningful. The sentence is asking if the person knows the location of the nearest grocery store. The other options - "no," "now," and "not" - do not fit the sentence structure and do not make sense in this context.

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  • 13. 

    The chairperson will ____________ members to the subcommittee.

    • A.

      Appoint

    • B.

      Disappoint

    • C.

      Appointment

    • D.

      disappointed

    Correct Answer
    A. Appoint
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "appoint." In this sentence, the word "will" indicates a future action, and the verb "appoint" means to choose or assign someone to a position or task. Therefore, the chairperson will select or assign members to the subcommittee.

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  • 14. 

    Peter says he can't ___________ our invitation to dinner tonight

    • A.

      Angel

    • B.

      Across

    • C.

      Accept

    • D.

      Almost

    Correct Answer
    C. Accept
    Explanation
    Peter says he can't accept our invitation to dinner tonight.

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  • 15. 

    Many cultures have special ceremonies to celebrate a person's _________ of passage into adulthood.

    • A.

      right

    • B.

      rite

    • C.

      Writ

    • D.

      Write

    Correct Answer
    B. rite
    Explanation
    Many cultures have special ceremonies to celebrate a person's rite of passage into adulthood. A rite of passage is a ritual or ceremony that marks an important transition or milestone in someone's life, such as reaching adulthood. This term is commonly used to describe the cultural practices and traditions that symbolize the transition from childhood to adulthood.

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