Degree Of Certainty

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Decide on the degree of certainty in these sentences. Select "Very Certain" if the sentences expresses a highly certain idea. Select "Less Certain" if the sentence expresses a less certain idea.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You must have seen him at the theater. I know he was there.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 2. 
    The dog is really dirty. He might have swum in the lake.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 3. 
    He can´t have been telling the truth.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 4. 
    He might have left a message on your cell phone.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 5. 
    I don´t know where she is. She may have gone shopping.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 6. 
    She must have been very upset when you told her the news.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 7. 
    They´re not answering the phone. They must have gone away already.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 8. 
    I don´t see their car. They can´t have come back yet.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 10. 
    Mathew isn´t here. He might have thought you weren´t coming and gone to the movies by himself.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 11. 
    I could have canceled the meeting if I´d known earlier.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain

  • 12. 
    Joe will be back soon. It´s Friday. He must have gone to the gym after work.
    • A. 

      Very Certain

    • B. 

      Less Certain