Between Vs Among

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Between Vs Among - Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Heather has to choose _____________ Andrew, David, an Chris before the prom next month.

    • A.

      Between

    • B.

      Among

    Correct Answer
    A. Between
    Explanation
    Heather has to choose between Andrew, David, and Chris before the prom next month. The word "between" is used when there are two options or choices. In this case, Heather has to choose one person from a group of three individuals. Therefore, the correct word to use is "between."

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  • 2. 

    Ava chose _____________  three Ivy League schools. 

    • A.

      Between

    • B.

      Among

    Correct Answer
    B. Among
    Explanation
    In this sentence, Ava is choosing from a group of three Ivy League schools. The word "among" is used when referring to choices within a group or when there are more than two options. Since Ava is choosing from three schools, "among" is the correct word to use. "Between" is used when referring to choices between two options.

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  • 3. 

    The teacher was popular ____________ the students.

    • A.

      Between

    • B.

      Among

    Correct Answer
    B. Among
    Explanation
    The word "among" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate a relationship or connection within a group. In this context, it suggests that the teacher was popular with multiple students, implying that the popularity was spread out among the students rather than limited to a select few.

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  • 4. 

    At first he didn't notice there was a wolf __________  his flock of sheep.  

    • A.

      Between

    • B.

      Among

    Correct Answer
    B. Among
    Explanation
    The word "among" is the correct answer because it implies that the wolf was within the group of sheep, blending in or hiding among them. "Between" would suggest that the wolf was positioned in a specific location relative to the sheep, but not necessarily within the group.

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  • 5. 

    He didn't want to hear the debate ___________ the two candidates.

    • A.

      Between

    • B.

      Among

    Correct Answer
    A. Between
    Explanation
    The word "between" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to two people or things. In this case, the sentence is discussing a debate between two candidates. The word "among" is used when referring to more than two people or things.

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  • 6. 

    We had to chose among vodka, rum, or gin.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false because "chose" is misspelled. The correct spelling should be "choose."

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  • 7. 

    I had an hour between work and school to finish my homework.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the person had a specific amount of time, which is an hour, to complete their homework. This implies that they had enough time to finish their homework within that hour. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 8. 

    At the concert, I was among many drunk people.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement states that "At the concert, I was among many drunk people." This implies that there were drunk people present at the concert. Since the question asks whether this statement is true or false, the correct answer would be True.

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  • 9. 

    Bella has to choose between Edward or Jacob.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bella having to choose between Edward or Jacob suggests that there is a love triangle or romantic conflict in her story. The statement "True" implies that Bella indeed has to make a decision between these two characters, indicating that her love life is a central theme in the narrative.

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  • 10. 

    I can't choose between these movies.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "I can't choose between these movies" implies that the person is unable to make a decision between the movies. Therefore, the correct answer is "False" because it contradicts the statement and suggests that the person is able to choose between the movies.

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