English 10 - Unit 9 - Conditional Sentence Type 2

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English 10 - Unit 9 - Conditional Sentence Type 2 - Quiz

I. Part 1 : (questions 1 - 10)
Put the verbs into the correct form.
II. Part 2 : (questions 11 - 20)
Make conditional sentences.
III. Part 3 : (questions 21 - 30)
Choose the best answer for each of the following sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    If I were offered the job, I think I ________ it. (take)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would take" because the sentence is in the conditional form, expressing a hypothetical situation. The phrase "If I were offered the job" sets up the conditional clause, and the verb "think" indicates the speaker's thoughts or beliefs. In this context, "would take" is the appropriate verb form to express the speaker's hypothetical action of accepting the job offer.

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  • 2. 

    I'm sure Amy will lend you the money, I'd be very surprised if she ________. (refuse)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "refused" because the sentence is in the future tense and the speaker is expressing certainty that Amy will lend the money. Using the past tense form "refused" would indicate that Amy already declined to lend the money, which contradicts the speaker's belief.

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  • 3. 

    If I sold my car, I ________ much money for it. (not/get)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wouldn't get" or "would not get" because the sentence is in the conditional form, indicating a hypothetical situation. The use of "wouldn't" or "would not" expresses the negation of receiving much money for selling the car.

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  • 4. 

    A lot of people would be out of work if the factory ________ . (close down)

    Explanation
    If the factory "closed down," it would result in a significant number of people losing their jobs. This implies that the factory is currently operational and if it were to close down, it would have a negative impact on the employment status of many individuals.

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  • 5. 

    What would happen if I ________ that red button? (press)

    Explanation
    If you press that red button, it would initiate a specific action or result. The act of pressing the button would activate or trigger something, which could vary depending on the context.

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  • 6. 

    Liz gave me this ring. She ________ very upset if I lost it. (be)

    Explanation
    In this sentence, the verb "be" is used in the conditional form "would be" to express a hypothetical situation or a future possibility. The use of "would be" suggests that if the speaker were to lose the ring, Liz would become very upset. It implies that Liz values the ring and losing it would have a significant emotional impact on her.

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  • 7. 

    Mark and Carol are expecting us. They would be disappointed if we ________ . (not/come)

    Explanation
    Mark and Carol are expecting us. They would be disappointed if we didn't come or did not come. This means that Mark and Carol are eagerly waiting for our arrival and if we fail to show up, it would be a great disappointment for them. The phrase "didn't come" and "did not come" both convey the same meaning of not arriving as expected, emphasizing the potential disappointment that Mark and Carol would feel.

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  • 8. 

    Would Tim mind if I ________ his bicycle without asking him? (borrow)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "borrowed" because it implies that the action of borrowing the bicycle has already taken place. This suggests that Tim may not have minded the act of borrowing his bicycle without asking him beforehand.

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  • 9. 

    If somebody ________ in here with a gun, I'd be very frightened. (walk)

    Explanation
    If somebody walked in here with a gun, I'd be very frightened. The sentence is in the conditional form, expressing a hypothetical situation. The verb "walked" is used in the past tense to indicate an action that has not actually happened but is being imagined. The speaker is stating that if someone were to enter the room with a gun while walking, they would feel scared.

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  • 10. 

    I'm sure Sue ________ if you explained the situation to her. (understand)

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "would understand" because the phrase "if you explained the situation to her" indicates a hypothetical situation in the past. In this context, "would understand" is the appropriate verb form to express the conditional nature of Sue's potential understanding.

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  • 11. 

    Alan overeats at lunch because he never eats breakfast. -> ________

    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer is that Alan overeats at lunch because he never eats breakfast. This suggests that skipping breakfast leads to overeating at lunch. Therefore, if Alan ate breakfast, it would prevent him from overeating at lunch.

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  • 12. 

    I don't know enough about the machine, so I can't mend it myself. -> ________

    Explanation
    This statement suggests that the person lacks sufficient knowledge about the machine, which is why they are unable to fix it on their own. The implication is that if they had enough understanding about the machine, they would be able to repair it themselves.

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  • 13. 

    I don't ride the bus to work every morning because it's always so crowded. -> ________

    Explanation
    The given answer is a conditional statement that explains the reason why the person doesn't ride the bus to work every morning. It suggests that the main reason for not riding the bus is because it is always crowded. The person implies that if the bus were not crowded, they would ride it to work every morning.

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  • 14. 

    Jack ignores Lucy, so she gets angry at him. -> ________

    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Lucy's anger is a direct result of Jack ignoring her. If Jack had not ignored Lucy, she would not have become angry with him. This implies that Jack's behavior of ignoring Lucy is the cause of her anger towards him.

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  • 15. 

    Paul is smart, so he finds clever solutions to life's problems. -> ________

    Explanation
    The given answer is a logical deduction based on the information provided in the question. It states that if Paul were not smart, he would not be able to find clever solutions to life's problems. This is because being smart is a prerequisite for finding clever solutions. Therefore, the answer is a valid explanation of the statement given in the question.

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  • 16. 

    We don't visit our grandparents very often because they live so far away. -> ________

    Explanation
    This statement suggests that the reason for not visiting our grandparents often is because they live far away. If they lived closer, we would visit them more frequently.

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  • 17. 

    I don't have a spare ticket. I can't take you to the concert. -> ________

    Explanation
    This statement implies that the speaker does not have an extra ticket for the concert, which is why they are unable to take the other person with them. The answer suggests that if the speaker did have a spare ticket, they would be able to bring the other person along.

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  • 18. 

    She works in the evening. She has no time to play with her children. -> ________

    Explanation
    The given answer correctly explains that if she didn't work in the evening, she would have time to play with her children. This implies that her work in the evening is the reason why she has no time to play with her children. By stating that if she didn't work in the evening, she would have time to play with her children, it highlights the cause and effect relationship between her work schedule and her inability to spend time with her children.

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  • 19. 

    People don't understand him because he doesn't speak clearly. -> ________

    Explanation
    The given correct answer explains that the reason why people don't understand him is because he doesn't speak clearly. It suggests that if he were to speak clearly, people would be able to understand him. This implies that the lack of clarity in his speech is the main factor causing the misunderstanding.

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  • 20. 

    That meadow isn't large, so farmers don't raise cattle and sheep there.  -> ________

    Explanation
    The given statement implies that the reason farmers don't raise cattle and sheep in the meadow is because it is not large enough. The answer suggests that if the meadow were large, the farmers would indeed raise cattle and sheep there. This implies that the size of the meadow is the determining factor for the farmers' decision to raise livestock there.

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  • 21. 

    Sally __________ the phone if she were in the room now. 

    • A.

      Will answer

    • B.

      Answers

    • C.

      Would answer

    • D.

      Answered

    Correct Answer
    C. Would answer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would answer" because the sentence is in the conditional form, expressing a hypothetical situation. The use of "if" indicates that the statement is not currently true, but if it were, Sally would answer the phone.

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  • 22. 

    I _______ a student in this class if English _______ my native language.

    • A.

      Won't be / are

    • B.

      Wouldn't be / were

    • C.

      Won't be / were

    • D.

      Wouldn't be / is

    Correct Answer
    B. Wouldn't be / were
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wouldn't be / were." This is because the sentence is expressing a hypothetical or unreal condition in the present. The use of "wouldn't be" indicates that the speaker is imagining a situation where they are not a student in the class. The verb "were" is used because it is the subjunctive form of "to be" that is used in unreal or hypothetical situations.

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  • 23. 

    Were the weather nice today, we ________ to the sea.

    • A.

      Would go

    • B.

      Went

    • C.

      Had gone

    • D.

      Will go 

    Correct Answer
    A. Would go
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would go" because the sentence is in the past tense and is expressing a hypothetical or unreal condition. The phrase "were the weather nice today" suggests that the weather is not actually nice, so the speaker is imagining what they would do if it were. In this case, they would go to the sea.

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  • 24. 

    I _______ it if you _________ with me now.

    • A.

      Will appreciate / had come

    • B.

      Would appreciate / are coming

    • C.

      Would appreciate / came

    • D.

      Appreciate / would come

    Correct Answer
    C. Would appreciate / came
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would appreciate / came". In this sentence, the verb "appreciate" is used in the conditional form "would appreciate" to express a polite request or desire. The verb "came" is in the past tense, indicating that the speaker would like the person to come at the present moment.

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  • 25. 

    If today ________ Sunday, we ________ for a picnic.

    • A.

      Is / will go

    • B.

      Is / have gone

    • C.

      Was / would have gone 

    • D.

      Were / would go

    Correct Answer
    D. Were / would go
    Explanation
    If today were Sunday, we would go for a picnic. This sentence is written in the subjunctive mood, expressing a hypothetical or unreal condition. The use of "were" instead of "is" in the first blank indicates the unreal condition of it not being Sunday. The use of "would go" in the second blank indicates the hypothetical action of going for a picnic.

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  • 26. 

    ___________ a vacation now if she had more time?

    • A.

      Will she take

    • B.

      Would she take

    • C.

      Is she taking

    • D.

      Does she take 

    Correct Answer
    B. Would she take
    Explanation
    The question is asking about a hypothetical situation - if she had more time, would she take a vacation now. The correct answer is "Would she take" because it is the conditional form of the verb "take" in the past tense. This form is used to talk about imaginary or hypothetical situations in the present or future.

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  • 27. 

    If I ________ in your position, I ________ accept her offer.

    • A.

      Am / will not

    • B.

      Were / did not 

    • C.

      Were / would not

    • D.

      Am / do not

    Correct Answer
    C. Were / would not
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "were / would not". This is because the sentence is in the subjunctive mood, which is used to express hypothetical or contrary-to-fact situations. In this case, the speaker is imagining being in the other person's position and stating that they would not accept her offer. The verb "were" is used in the past subjunctive form to indicate the hypothetical situation, and "would not" is used to express the negative outcome in that situation.

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  • 28. 

    __________ , they would enter the contest next week. 

    • A.

      If were they old enough 

    • B.

      If they are old enough 

    • C.

      They were old enough

    • D.

      Were they old enough 

    Correct Answer
    D. Were they old enough 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Were they old enough". This is because the sentence is in the conditional form, indicating a hypothetical situation. The use of "were" instead of "are" or "were they" instead of "they were" suggests that the sentence is in the subjunctive mood. In English, the subjunctive mood is used to express hypothetical or unreal situations. Therefore, "Were they old enough" is the correct form to indicate the hypothetical condition that would lead to their entry in the contest next week.

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  • 29. 

    I don't tell you the answer because I don't know it. 

    • A.

      If I knew the answer, I would tell you.

    • B.

      If I know the answer, I will tell you.

    • C.

      If I have known the answer, I would tell you.

    • D.

      If I knew it, I can tell you. 

    Correct Answer
    A. If I knew the answer, I would tell you.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "If I knew the answer, I would tell you." This is a conditional sentence in the second conditional form, which is used to talk about hypothetical or unreal situations in the present or future. In this case, it implies that the person does not currently know the answer, but if they did, they would inform the listener.

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  • 30. 

    I have to do my homework, so I can't go shopping with you.

    • A.

      If I had to do my homework, I could go shopping with you. 

    • B.

      If I didn't have to do my homework, I could go shopping with you.

    • C.

      If I hadn't to do my homework, I could go shopping with you. 

    • D.

      If I didn't have to do my homework, I couldn't go shopping with you. 

    Correct Answer
    B. If I didn't have to do my homework, I could go shopping with you.
    Explanation
    This answer correctly states that if the person didn't have to do their homework, they would be able to go shopping. It implies that the reason they can't go shopping is because they have homework to do.

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