English Test: About Telephone

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  • 1. 

    Quiz  1 : Mark always turns his ________ off when he is studying

    • A.

      Call display

    • B.

      Ringer

    • C.

      Other line

    • D.

      Cell phone

    Correct Answer
    B. Ringer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ringer". This answer suggests that Mark always turns off the sound on his phone when he is studying to avoid any distractions or interruptions from incoming calls or notifications.

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  • 2. 

    Quiz  2 : Sally must be talking to her mom because I have been getting a ______ for two hours.

    • A.

      Busy signal

    • B.

      Answer

    • C.

      Pay phone

    • D.

      Chat

    Correct Answer
    A. Busy signal
    Explanation
    Sally must be talking to her mom because the speaker has been getting a busy signal for two hours. A busy signal typically indicates that the phone line is in use, so if the speaker has been receiving this signal for a prolonged period of time, it suggests that someone has been consistently using the phone, in this case, Sally talking to her mom.

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  • 3. 

    Quiz  3 : I know it was my boyfriend who called because I have _______ .

    • A.

      Call display

    • B.

      Dial tone

    • C.

      Directory

    • D.

      Hang up

    Correct Answer
    A. Call display
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "call display." This indicates that the person knows it was their boyfriend who called because they have the feature on their phone that shows the caller's number or name.

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  • 4. 

    Quiz  4 : I am busy right now. Can you ______ later .

    • A.

      Answer

    • B.

      Call back

    • C.

      Hang up

    • D.

      Telephone book

    Correct Answer
    B. Call back
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "call back." This is because the person is currently busy and unable to talk, so they are asking the other person to call them back at a later time when they are available.

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  • 5. 

    Quiz  5 : I have a _______ so I can do the dishes and chat at the same time.

    • A.

      Cordless

    • B.

      Busy signal

    • C.

      Receiver

    • D.

      Dial

    Correct Answer
    A. Cordless
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cordless." This is because having a cordless device allows the person to move around freely while doing the dishes and still be able to chat. A corded device would restrict their movement and make it difficult to multitask.

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  • 6. 

    Quiz  6 : You will need a quarter or a phone card if you want to use the ______.

    • A.

      Cell phone

    • B.

      Pay phone

    • C.

      Pager

    • D.

      Hang up

    Correct Answer
    B. Pay phone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "pay phone". A pay phone is a public telephone that requires payment, either in the form of a quarter or a phone card, in order to make a call. A cell phone is a mobile device that does not require payment to use, while a pager is a device used to receive messages. "Hang up" refers to ending a phone call, but it is not related to the question.

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  • 7. 

    Quiz  7 : You have to _______ 0 for the operator

    • A.

      Answer

    • B.

      Dial

    • C.

      Receiver

    • D.

      Hang up

    Correct Answer
    B. Dial
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "dial." In this context, "dial" refers to the action of entering or selecting the number 0 on a telephone keypad.

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  • 8. 

    Quiz  8 : When you pick up the phone to call someone you hear a ________.

    • A.

      Ringer

    • B.

      Dial tone

    • C.

      Receiver

    • D.

      Directory

    Correct Answer
    B. Dial tone
    Explanation
    When you pick up the phone to call someone, you hear a dial tone. This is the sound that indicates that the phone is ready to make a call. It is a continuous buzzing or beeping sound that is produced by the telephone network to signal that the line is open and ready for dialing. The dial tone serves as a prompt for the caller to enter the desired phone number and initiate the call.

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  • 9. 

    Quiz  9 : I never answer my ________ while I am driving

    • A.

      Cell phone

    • B.

      Cordless

    • C.

      Ringer

    • D.

      Pay phone

    Correct Answer
    A. Cell phone
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cell phone" because the sentence states that the person never answers their ________ while driving, implying that they are referring to a device that they can use to communicate while on the road. Out of the given options, a cell phone is the most commonly used device for communication while driving.

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  • 10. 

    Quiz  10 : If I am not home leave a message on my ______ machine

    • A.

      Answering

    • B.

      Busy signal

    • C.

      Dial

    • D.

      Directory

    Correct Answer
    A. Answering
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "answering." This is because when someone is not at home, they can leave a message on the answering machine.

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