Black Units 7-9

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

This unit evaluates grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension skills seen in Units 7, 8, and 9.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fill in space #1. When Kristi was a little girl, she wanted to be a journalist.  After she (1) …………..…….… (leave) school, she (2)………………….……… (work) for the local newspaper. At first, she (3) ……………………. (write) stories about local people.  Howard (4) …………………..… (study) Meteorology, the science of weather, at university. After he      (5)………………..……..… (finish) university, he (6) …………………… (get) a job with a news channel. He (7)……………………..… (present) his first weather forecast in 2002.
  • 2. 
    Fill in space #2. When Kristi was a little girl, she wanted to be a journalist.  After she (1) …………..…….… (leave) school, she (2)………………….……… (work) for the local newspaper. At first, she (3) ……………………. (write) stories about local people.  Howard (4) …………………..… (study) Meteorology, the science of weather, at university. After he      (5)………………..……..… (finish) university, he (6) …………………… (get) a job with a news channel. He (7)……………………..… (present) his first weather forecast in 2002.
  • 3. 
    Fill in space #3. When Kristi was a little girl, she wanted to be a journalist.  After she (1) …………..…….… (leave) school, she (2)………………….……… (work) for the local newspaper. At first, she (3) ……………………. (write) stories about local people.  Howard (4) …………………..… (study) Meteorology, the science of weather, at university. After he      (5)………………..……..… (finish) university, he (6) …………………… (get) a job with a news channel. He (7)……………………..… (present) his first weather forecast in 2002.
  • 4. 
    Fill in space #4. When Kristi was a little girl, she wanted to be a journalist.  After she (1) …………..…….… (leave) school, she (2)………………….……… (work) for the local newspaper. At first, she (3) ……………………. (write) stories about local people.  Howard (4) …………………..… (study) Meteorology, the science of weather, at university. After he      (5)………………..……..… (finish) university, he (6) …………………… (get) a job with a news channel. He (7)……………………..… (present) his first weather forecast in 2002.
  • 5. 
    Fill in space #5. When Kristi was a little girl, she wanted to be a journalist.  After she (1) …………..…….… (leave) school, she (2)………………….……… (work) for the local newspaper. At first, she (3) ……………………. (write) stories about local people.  Howard (4) …………………..… (study) Meteorology, the science of weather, at university. After he      (5)………………..……..… (finish) university, he (6) …………………… (get) a job with a news channel. He (7)……………………..… (present) his first weather forecast in 2002.
  • 6. 
    Fill in space #6. When Kristi was a little girl, she wanted to be a journalist.  After she (1) …………..…….… (leave) school, she (2)………………….……… (work) for the local newspaper. At first, she (3) ……………………. (write) stories about local people.  Howard (4) …………………..… (study) Meteorology, the science of weather, at university. After he      (5)………………..……..… (finish) university, he (6) …………………… (get) a job with a news channel. He (7)……………………..… (present) his first weather forecast in 2002.
  • 7. 
    Fill in space #7. When Kristi was a little girl, she wanted to be a journalist.  After she (1) …………..…….… (leave) school, she (2)………………….……… (work) for the local newspaper. At first, she (3) ……………………. (write) stories about local people.  Howard (4) …………………..… (study) Meteorology, the science of weather, at university. After he      (5)………………..……..… (finish) university, he (6) …………………… (get) a job with a news channel. He (7)……………………..… (present) his first weather forecast in 2002.
  • 8. 
    _____  on the moon? In July 1969.
    • A. 

      When the first man walked

    • B. 

      When did the first man walk

  • 9. 
    ___  the moon landing on TV?
    • A. 

      Do you watch

    • B. 

      Did you watch

  • 10. 
    No, ___________ a TV then.  I listened to it on the radio.
    • A. 

      we didn’t had

    • B. 

      We didn’t have

  • 11. 
    ______ about the President’s death?
    • A. 

      How did you hear

    • B. 

      How did you heard

  • 12. 
    A taxi driver told me. _______ him at first.
    • A. 

      I don’t believed

    • B. 

      I didn’t believe

  • 13. 
    I come from Dominica. It’s an island in the Caribbean.
    • A. 

      Sentence correct

    • B. 

      Sentence incorrect

  • 14. 
    It has cold today and it’s raining.
    • A. 

      Sentence correct

    • B. 

      Sentence incorrect

  • 15. 
    There was a storm in the Phillipines.  I saw it on the news.
    • A. 

      Sentence correct

    • B. 

      Sentence incorrect

  • 16. 
    It’s only five o’clock and is already dark.
    • A. 

      Sentence correct

    • B. 

      Sentence incorrect

  • 17. 
    We went to the beach yesterday and was really hot.
    • A. 

      Sentence correct

    • B. 

      Sentence incorrect

  • 18. 
    My favourite subject at school was _____.
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Story

  • 19. 
    She wrote a book of ________ for children.
    • A. 

      Histories

    • B. 

      Stories

  • 20. 
    The film is the _______ of two brothers growing up in Japan.
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Story

  • 21. 
    His election was a very important moment in ____.
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Story

  • 22. 
    Local children ……………………………… (walk) to school every day.
  • 23. 
    In cities, more people …………………………… (travel) by bike these days.
  • 24. 
    Because fuel is so expensive now, people ………………………..… (not use) their cars as much.
  • 25. 
    An airplane that goes from London to New York ………………………………..… (produce) around 1000kg of CO2.
  • 26. 
    A flight from Paris to Milan …………………………..…. (cost) only $2,000.
  • 27. 
    Look, the bus ……………………………….… (come)–let’s run!
  • 28. 
    That is not my bus. It …………………………… (not stop) at the museum.
  • 29. 
    I think I get  ________on boats than on planes.
    • A. 

      More nervous

    • B. 

      Nervouser

  • 30. 
    The bus is _________, but it takes almost five hours.
    • A. 

      More cheaper

    • B. 

      Cheaper

  • 31. 
    It’s _______ to book hotels online nowadays.
    • A. 

      More easily

    • B. 

      Easier

  • 32. 
    The traffic in Cairo is _________ than at home.
    • A. 

      More bad

    • B. 

      Worse

  • 33. 
    The hotels in the town are nice, but the places by the beach are ______.
    • A. 

      More good

    • B. 

      Better

  • 34. 
    Is the Amazon ………………………………….…… (long) river in the world or is it the Nile?
  • 35. 
    I think the bird of paradise is ……………………….…………… (beautiful) bird I’ve ever seen.
  • 36. 
    The funnel-web spider is probably ………………………..……… (dangerous) insect in the world.
  • 37. 
    Elephants are ……………………………………………….… (heavy) animals on land.
  • 38. 
    A: Where’s your car? B: It’s the red ………………… over there.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Ones

  • 39. 
    A: Which shoes look best?  B: I like the black …………………....
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Ones

  • 40. 
    A: Are these your gloves? B: No, mine are the green …………….…… on the table.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Ones

  • 41. 
    A: Have you read any of her books before? B: No, this is the first ……………..…… I’ve read.
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Ones

  • 42. 
    He ______ blue eyes.
    • A. 

      Have got

    • B. 

      Has got

  • 43. 
    He ____ two brothers.
    • A. 

      Has got

    • B. 

      Had got

  • 44. 
    We  ____ a lot of shoes.
    • A. 

      Have got

    • B. 

      Has got

  • 45. 
    Our school ____ many nice teachers.
    • A. 

      Has got

    • B. 

      Have got

  • 46. 
    Last year we _____ 10 more puppies than this year.
    • A. 

      Had got

    • B. 

      Had

    • C. 

      Has got

    • D. 

      Have got

  • 47. 
    Yesterday we  _____ a great idea for our Halloween costumes.
    • A. 

      Has got

    • B. 

      Have got

    • C. 

      Had got

    • D. 

      Had

  • 48. 
    He likes reading books.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Progressive

  • 49. 
    He is reading books.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Progressive

  • 50. 
    Reading books can be great fun.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Progressive

  • 51. 
    He is interested in reading books.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Progressive

  • 52. 
    He was reading books.
    • A. 

      Gerund

    • B. 

      Progressive