Cele 1 Unit 1

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Cele 1 Unit 1 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What's your name?

    • A.

      Thomas

    • B.

      I'm Thomas.

    • C.

      Please, call me Tom

    • D.

      Yes, I am Thomas.

    Correct Answer
    B. I'm Thomas.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I'm Thomas" because it directly responds to the question "What's your name?" and provides the name "Thomas" as the answer. The other statements either provide additional information or confirm the name but do not directly answer the question.

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  • 2. 

    We use A / AN before singular nouns 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because we use "a" or "an" before singular nouns to indicate that we are referring to one of something. For example, "I saw a cat" or "She bought an apple." This helps to specify the quantity or type of noun being referred to.

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  • 3. 

    Manuel and Mary ____ married. They are friends! 

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Isn't

    • D.

      Aren't

    Correct Answer
    D. Aren't
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "aren't". This is because the sentence is referring to Manuel and Mary, who are friends. Since they are two people, the plural form "aren't" is used to indicate that they are not married.

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  • 4. 

    I have a son. ___ name's Carl. 

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      Your

    • D.

      My

    Correct Answer
    B. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "His." The sentence states that "I have a son," so the possessive pronoun that should be used to refer to the son is "His."

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  • 5. 

    A: What's _____ name? B: Mary 

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      Your

    • D.

      My

    Correct Answer
    C. Your
    Explanation
    In the given conversation, person A is asking for the name of the person they are speaking to. Person B responds with "Mary". Since person A is asking about the name of the person they are speaking to, the correct answer would be "your" as it refers to the person being addressed.

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  • 6. 

    Christina ____ twenty-nine years old. 

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Is

    • D.

      Are

    Correct Answer
    C. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the subject "Christina" is singular and requires the singular form of the verb "to be."

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  • 7. 

    Mike and Rosie ____ from London. 

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Have

    • D.

      Can

    Correct Answer
    B. Are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are" because the subject "Mike and Rosie" is plural, indicating that they are more than one person. Therefore, the correct verb form to use is "are" to agree with the plural subject.

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  • 8. 

    _____ is your favorite sport: baseball or basketball?

    • A.

      What

    • B.

      Where

    • C.

      Which

    • D.

      How

    Correct Answer
    C. Which
    Explanation
    The word "Which" is the correct answer because it is used to ask for a specific choice or selection among a limited number of options. In this case, the question is asking for the favorite sport between baseball and basketball, indicating that there are only two possible choices.

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  • 9. 

    Mia left ......... notebook on the bus.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      Yours

    • C.

      His

    Correct Answer
    A. Her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "her" because the sentence is referring to Mia's notebook. The possessive pronoun "her" indicates that the notebook belongs to Mia.

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  • 10. 

    The colorful picture of the flowers is ..........

    • A.

      Their

    • B.

      Your

    • C.

      Mine

    Correct Answer
    C. Mine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "mine" because the possessive pronoun "mine" is used to indicate ownership or possession. In this case, the speaker is referring to the colorful picture of the flowers as their own, implying that they own or possess it.

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  • 11. 

    The proud parents brought home ......... new baby girl.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Their

    Correct Answer
    C. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "their" because it is a plural possessive pronoun that shows ownership by more than one person. In this context, the parents brought home their new baby girl, indicating that both parents are proud of their new addition to the family.

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  • 12. 

    William strummed ......... guitar and invited everyone to sing.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Its

    • C.

      Her

    Correct Answer
    A. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his". This is because the sentence is referring to William, so the possessive pronoun that should be used is "his".

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  • 13. 

    The computer quickly stores information on ......... huge memory.

    • A.

      Yours

    • B.

      Theirs

    • C.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    C. Its
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "its" because the sentence is referring to the computer's memory, indicating that the memory belongs to the computer.

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  • 14. 

    These warm chocolate chip cookies melt in ......... mouth.

    • A.

      Its

    • B.

      Your

    • C.

      Yours

    Correct Answer
    B. Your
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "your." This is because the phrase "in your mouth" is a common expression used to describe the texture and taste of food. Saying that the chocolate chip cookies melt in "your" mouth implies that the experience of eating them is enjoyable and satisfying.

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  • 15. 

    Is ......... seat belt always fastened?

    • A.

      Your

    • B.

      Mine

    • C.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    A. Your
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "your" because the question is asking if the seat belt belonging to the person being addressed is always fastened.

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  • 16. 

    The fluffy brown puppy is .........

    • A.

      Its

    • B.

      My

    • C.

      Theirs

    Correct Answer
    C. Theirs
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "theirs". This implies that the fluffy brown puppy belongs to someone else, not the speaker or the person being referred to.

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  • 17. 

    ......... hand shot up when the teacher asked for volunteers.

    • A.

      Their

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Mine

    Correct Answer
    A. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "their". In this sentence, "hand" is a singular noun, but "their" is a pronoun used to refer to a plural noun. However, in this context, "their" is used as a gender-neutral pronoun to avoid assuming the gender of the person whose hand shot up. This is a common usage in modern English to be inclusive and respectful.

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  • 18. 

    I didn't get a cheeseburger, so I tasted .........

    • A.

      Mine

    • B.

      Its

    • C.

      Hers

    Correct Answer
    C. Hers
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hers" because the sentence is referring to someone else's cheeseburger, indicating possession. Since "hers" is used to indicate possession by a female, it is the appropriate choice in this context.

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  • 19. 

    I...happy.

    • A.

      ARE

    • B.

      IS

    • C.

      AM

    • D.

      YOU

    Correct Answer
    C. AM
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "AM" because the subject "I" is singular and first person, which requires the corresponding form of the verb "to be" to be in the present tense, which is "am".

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  • 20. 

    John...a good chef.

    • A.

      AM

    • B.

      IS

    • C.

      ARE

    • D.

      HE

    Correct Answer
    B. IS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "IS" because it agrees with the subject "John" which is singular. In English, when the subject is singular, the verb form "is" is used.

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  • 21. 

    Sandra and I ... best friends.

    • A.

      AM

    • B.

      IS

    • C.

      We

    • D.

      ARE

    Correct Answer
    D. ARE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ARE" because when referring to Sandra and I as a group, the correct verb to use is "are" as it is the plural form of the verb "to be".

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  • 22. 

    The school...a good place.

    • A.

      IS

    • B.

      AM

    • C.

      ARE

    • D.

      IT

    Correct Answer
    A. IS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "IS" because the subject "school" is singular and requires a singular verb. In this case, "is" is the correct form of the verb "to be" to agree with the singular subject.

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  • 23. 

    My mother and my brother...so kinds.

    • A.

      IS

    • B.

      AM

    • C.

      ARE

    • D.

      THEY

    Correct Answer
    C. ARE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ARE" because the subject of the sentence is "my mother and my brother," which is plural. In English grammar, plural subjects require the verb form "are."

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  • 24. 

    The yellow box and the pink box ...beautiful.

    • A.

      ARE

    • B.

      IS

    • C.

      IT

    • D.

      AM

    Correct Answer
    A. ARE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ARE" because the subject of the sentence is "The yellow box and the pink box," which is plural. Therefore, the verb "are" should be used to agree with the plural subject.

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  • 25. 

    All students...in the class room.

    • A.

      IS

    • B.

      AM

    • C.

      THEY

    • D.

      ARE

    Correct Answer
    D. ARE
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ARE" because the subject "students" is plural, and the verb form "are" agrees with plural subjects.

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  • 26. 

    The sky...blue.

    • A.

      AM

    • B.

      IS

    • C.

      IT

    • D.

      ARE

    Correct Answer
    B. IS
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "IS" because the sentence is referring to the sky, which is singular. In English grammar, singular subjects are typically paired with the verb "is" in the present tense.

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  • 27. 

    I...sad today.

    • A.

      IS

    • B.

      ARE

    • C.

      AM

    • D.

      IT

    Correct Answer
    C. AM
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "AM" because the sentence is referring to the speaker's current state or feeling, which is "sad." In this case, "AM" is the correct form of the verb "to be" to use with the pronoun "I."

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  • 28. 

    You and Pedro...soccer players.

    • A.

      IS

    • B.

      AM

    • C.

      ARE

    • D.

      THEY

    Correct Answer
    C. ARE
    Explanation
    The subject of the sentence is "You and Pedro," which is a plural noun phrase. When referring to multiple people or things, the correct form of the verb "to be" is "are." Therefore, the correct answer is "ARE."

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  • 29. 

    John, ___________ is my friend, Anna. Anna, ___________ is John.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, "John, ___________ is my friend, Anna. Anna, ___________ is John," the word "this" is the correct answer. The word "this" is used to refer to someone or something that is close to the speaker or has just been mentioned. In this case, it is used to introduce Anna as the friend of John.

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  • 30. 

    Come and look at ___________ photos.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    C. These
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "these" because the sentence is inviting someone to come and look at photos, indicating that the photos are nearby or within reach. "These" is used to refer to objects that are close to the speaker or the listener, making it the most appropriate choice in this context.

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  • 31. 

    Is ___________ your car over there?

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    B. That
    Explanation
    The word "that" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to something that is farther away from the speaker. In this sentence, the speaker is referring to a car that is not close to them.

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  • 32. 

    Is ___________ your book here?

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    The question is asking if the book belongs to the person being addressed. Since the word "this" is used, it implies that the book is near the speaker or the person being addressed.

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  • 33. 

    Look at ___________ birds flying in the sky.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    D. Those
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "those" because it is used to refer to objects or people that are far away from the speaker and the listener. In this sentence, the speaker is referring to birds flying in the sky, which are not close to either the speaker or the listener. Therefore, "those" is the appropriate choice to indicate distance.

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  • 34. 

    ___________ are my children. This is Rose and this is Emily.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    C. These
    Explanation
    The word "these" is the correct answer because it refers to objects that are near the speaker or objects that have already been mentioned. In this case, the speaker is introducing two children, Rose and Emily, and pointing to them. Since the children are present and being referred to in the immediate context, "these" is the appropriate pronoun to use.

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  • 35. 

    "___________ is my business card. Here you are.""Thank you."

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    In this conversation, the person is referring to their business card as they say "Here you are." The word "this" is used to indicate something that is close to the speaker or is being referred to in the present moment. Therefore, "this" is the correct answer as it correctly identifies the business card that is being handed over.

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  • 36. 

    Can you bring me ___________ apples?

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    D. Those
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "those" because the question is asking for a specific type of apples that are not close to the speaker. "Those" is used to refer to objects that are farther away from both the speaker and the listener.

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  • 37. 

    ___________ is my new apartment. Please come inside.

    • A.

      This

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      These

    • D.

      Those

    Correct Answer
    A. This
    Explanation
    The word "this" is the correct answer because it refers to something that is close to the speaker or current situation. In this case, the speaker is referring to their new apartment, which is likely close to them.

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  • 38. 

    Are you in the high school this year?

    • A.

      Yes, he is

    • B.

      No, she is not

    • C.

      No, they are not

    • D.

      Yes, I am

    Correct Answer
    D. Yes, I am
    Explanation
    The question asks if the person is in high school this year. The correct answer "Yes, I am" indicates that the person speaking is indeed in high school this year.

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  • 39. 

    The dog __________ in  the street

    Correct Answer
    is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the subject of the sentence, "the dog," is singular, and therefore requires the singular form of the verb "to be," which is "is."

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  • 40. 

    My friend and I _______ playing video games

    Correct Answer
    are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are" because the subject "My friend and I" is plural, indicating that multiple people are playing video games. The verb "are" agrees with the subject in number and shows that the action is being performed by both individuals.

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  • 41. 

    My sister ______ working in the Hospital

    Correct Answer
    is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the sentence is in the present tense and refers to a singular subject, "my sister." In the present tense, when the subject is third-person singular (he, she, it), the verb form "is" is used.

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  • 42. 

    I ___ a student

    Correct Answer
    am
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am" because it is the correct form of the verb "to be" that matches the subject "I". In this sentence, "am" is used to show that the speaker is currently a student.

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  • 43. 

    We use CAN to express informal requests 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    CAN is a modal verb used to express ability, permission, or possibility. While it is commonly used to make requests, it is not limited to formal requests. CAN can also be used to make informal requests, such as asking someone if they can pass the salt or if they can help with a task. Therefore, the statement that we use CAN to express informal requests is true.

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  • 44. 

    It is Tom's ball.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Her

    • C.

      Your

    • D.

      Its

    Correct Answer
    A. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his" because the possessive pronoun "his" is used to indicate that the ball belongs to Tom.

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  • 45. 

    It's Kate's pen.

    • A.

      His

    • B.

      Its

    • C.

      Her

    • D.

      Your

    Correct Answer
    C. Her
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "her" because the possessive pronoun "her" is used to show that the pen belongs to Kate.

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  • 46. 

    These are cat's balls.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      His

    • C.

      Its

    • D.

      Your

    Correct Answer
    C. Its
    Explanation
    The word "its" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate possession by something that is not a person. In this case, "its" is used to show that the balls belong to the cat. The other options, "her," "his," and "your," are all used to indicate possession by a person or animal. Therefore, "its" is the most appropriate choice in this context.

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  • 47. 

    It is Kate and Tom's bike.

    • A.

      My

    • B.

      Their

    • C.

      Your

    • D.

      His

    Correct Answer
    B. Their
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "their" because the sentence is referring to the bike belonging to both Kate and Tom. "Their" is a possessive pronoun that is used to show ownership by more than one person.

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  • 48. 

    These are my and Tom's pencils.

    • A.

      Her

    • B.

      Your

    • C.

      His

    • D.

      Our

    Correct Answer
    D. Our
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "our" because the sentence indicates possession by both the speaker and Tom. "Our" is a possessive pronoun that is used to show that something belongs to both of them.

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