ESL 2 - Quiz 2

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ESL 2 - Quiz 2

Test 2 for English as a Second Language, Level 2, Gwinnett Technical College.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the tense of the underlined verb in the sentence:Betsy saw a black snake.
    • A. 

      Present tense

    • B. 

      Present perfect tense

    • C. 

      Past tense

    • D. 

      Future tense

  • 2. 
    Identify the tense of the underlined verb in the sentence:Gwen will go to school tomorrow.
    • A. 

      Past tense

    • B. 

      Present perfect tense

    • C. 

      Present tense

    • D. 

      Future tense

  • 3. 
    Identify the tense of the underlined verb in the sentence:Mike eats ice cream for dessert every day.
    • A. 

      Past tense

    • B. 

      Present perfect tense

    • C. 

      Present tense

    • D. 

      Future tense

  • 4. 
    Identify the tense of the underlined verb in the sentence:Cindy has played basketball for ten years.
    • A. 

      Past tense

    • B. 

      Present perfect tense

    • C. 

      Present tense

    • D. 

      Future tense

  • 5. 
    Identify the best verb or verb group to complete the sentence:I ________________ you in a long time. How've you been?
    • A. 

      Was seen

    • B. 

      Saw

    • C. 

      Haven't seen

    • D. 

      Hadn't seen

  • 6. 
    Identify the best verb or verb group to complete the sentence:Some people say that it is better to _________ for today.
    • A. 

      Is living

    • B. 

      Living

    • C. 

      Live

    • D. 

      Lives

  • 7. 
    Select the best verbs to complete the question._____ you ever ________ to Canada?
    • A. 

      Have being

    • B. 

      Have be

    • C. 

      Have been

    • D. 

      Have bean

  • 8. 
    Select the best verb to complete the sentence.Albert doesn't like ___________ on weekends.
    • A. 

      Working

    • B. 

      To work

    • C. 

      Work

    • D. 

      Answers A and B are correct.

  • 9. 
    Select the best verb to complete the sentence.He sometimes  _______________ a headache in the morning.
    • A. 

      Having

    • B. 

      Have

    • C. 

      Had

    • D. 

      Has

  • 10. 
    Select the best verb to complete the sentence.The time on the clock ____________ correct.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Should be

    • C. 

      Might be

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 11. 
    Select the best verbs to complete the sentence.The sun ______ in the east, and _____ in the west.
    • A. 

      Sets, rises

    • B. 

      Rises, sets

    • C. 

      Will rise, will set

    • D. 

      Both answers B and C are correct.

  • 12. 
    Select the best verb to complete the sentence.What time _____________ up every day?
    • A. 

      Are you waking

    • B. 

      Have you woking

    • C. 

      Do you wake

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 13. 
    Select the best verb to complete the sentence. I ___________ time to work on that project tomorrow.
    • A. 

      Will have

    • B. 

      Am going to have

    • C. 

      Don't have

    • D. 

      Have

    • E. 

      All of the above are correct.

  • 14. 
    Select the best verb to complete the sentence. I have _______________ to travel throughout Brazil.
    • A. 

      Always wanted

    • B. 

      Wanted always

    • C. 

      Always been wanted

    • D. 

      None of the above are correct.

  • 15. 
    Which sentence is grammatically correct?
    • A. 

      Have you been exercising with Glen?

    • B. 

      Has Glen exercised lately?

    • C. 

      Is Glen exercising right now?

    • D. 

      Only answer C is correct.

    • E. 

      All the answers are correct.

  • 16. 
    Select the best verb to complete the sentence.Peter ________ fifty next Friday.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Is going to be

  • 17. 
    Complete the sentence using the present perfect tense of the verb in parenthesis.  Check your spelling because misspelled words and extra spaces will be counted as incorrect.You look really great! (you, work) ____________ out at the fitness center recently?
  • 18. 
    Complete the sentence using the present perfect tense of the verb in parenthesis.  Check your spelling because misspelled words and extra spaces will be counted as incorrect.I (have) ______________  the same car for more than ten years. I'm thinking about buying a new one.
  • 19. 
    Complete the sentence using the present perfect tense of the verb in parenthesis.  Check your spelling because misspelled words and extra spaces will be counted as incorrect.Listen Donna, I don't care if you missed  the bus this morning. You (be) _______  late to work too many times. You are fired!
  • 20. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:Next summer, I  ___________ (travel) to New York. My sister lives there and she bought me a plane ticket for my birthday.
  • 21. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:Are you going to the movies?  Wait for me!  I ________ (go) with you.
  • 22. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:Good-bye, Joe.  I ____________ (phone) you as soon as I arrive home!
  • 23. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:Simon, those bags look very heavy.  I ____________ (help) you carry them.
  • 24. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:Those melons look delicious!  I ______________ (buy) one.
  • 25. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:My parents __________  (buy) a new car next year.
  • 26. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:I ___________ (call) you tomorrow at 5:00 PM.
    • A. 

      Will call

    • B. 

      Am calling

    • C. 

      Will be calling

  • 27. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:When she comes here, she ________ (be) disappointed.
    • A. 

      Will have been

    • B. 

      Will be

    • C. 

      Is

  • 28. 
    Complete the conversation using the future tense:A:  Are you going to tell me or not? B:  OK, fine, I ___________ (tell) you.
    • A. 

      Will tell

    • B. 

      Tell

    • C. 

      Will have told

  • 29. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense: I ________ (see) you tomorrow at 3:00 PM.
    • A. 

      Will see

    • B. 

      See

    • C. 

      Will be seeing

  • 30. 
    Complete the question using the future tense:Do you think it _____________  (rain) tonight?
  • 31. 
    Complete the question using the future tense:_______ our team ___________  (win) the basketball competition?
  • 32. 
    Complete the sentence using the future tense:Jamie ___________ (show) you where you will sleep tonight.
  • 33. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: She has never ____________ (drive) a speed boat before.
  • 34. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: Ella has __________  (eat) all of the vegetables on her plate.
  • 35. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: We have _____________ ( know) each other since we were very young.
  • 36. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: Peter has _____________ ( write) a letter to his favorite author.
  • 37. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: While on a camping trip, Kara was ____________ (bite) by mosquitoes
  • 38. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: Have you ____________  (ride) on a horse without a saddle before?
  • 39. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis:  The thief had ___________ (take) all of the expensive jewelry.
  • 40. 
    Check the answers that are correct about the following story:(1) How’s life back in Bristol?  (2) I’m having a great time in Shanghai with my Aunt Pat and (3)  I’ve already made some friends. (4) The flight to Dubai was fine. (5) No one sat next to me so (6)  it was a quiet flight. (7) I wanted to read my book (8) but the light was too bad, (9) so I listened to a CD.
    • A. 

      The verbs in word groups 4 and 8 are in the present tense.

    • B. 

      The verbs in word groups 1 and 3 are in the present perfect tense.

    • C. 

      The verbs in word group 2 are in the present progressive tense.

    • D. 

      The verbs in word groups 7 and 9 are in the simple past tense.

  • 41. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: I’ve (be) ____________________ to France twice.
  • 42. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: They have just (leave) ____________________ the building.
  • 43. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: Ben has (drive) ____________________ 300 miles in the past two days.
  • 44. 
    Complete the sentence with the past participle form of the verb in parenthesis: We have (make) ____________________ a dozen cakes for the party.
  • 45. 
    Arrange the words to create a present perfect tense statement.  Please remember that your sentences must begin with a capital letter and end with a period or question mark!they   last  have   since   married   summer   been
  • 46. 
    Arrange the words to create a present perfect tense statement.  Please remember that your sentences must begin with a capital letter and end with a period or question mark!taught  Maria   three    for    years   English   has
  • 47. 
    Arrange the words to create a present perfect tense statement.  Please remember that your sentences must begin with a capital letter and end with a period or question mark!have   my    I    see   April    since   sister    not
  • 48. 
    Arrange the words to create a present perfect tense statement.  Please remember that your sentences must begin with a capital letter and end with a period or question mark!five   Mike   read   summer   so    this   books   far    has
  • 49. 
  • Arrange the words to create a present perfect tense statement.  Please remember that your sentences must begin with a capital letter and end with a period or question mark!seen   movie   have     that    I   times   many
  • 50. 
    Arrange the words to create a present perfect tense statement.  Please remember that your sentences must begin with a capital letter and end with a period or question mark!in    office   have    the    been    eight    since   o'clock    I
  • 51. 
    Choose the best modals to complete the sentences:ED:  Hey! You _________ do that. You’ll get into trouble.STELLA: Don’t worry. You _________ concentrate on what you have to do.
    • A. 

      Had better / shouldn't

    • B. 

      Shouldn't / had better

    • C. 

      Had better not / should

    • D. 

      Should / better not

  • 52. 
    Choose the best modals to complete the sentences:CINDY: I know you like Ben. When are you going to tell him?ALICE: I don’t know. I’m too shy. What do you think I  _________ do?CINDY: Well, you  _________ tell him now before he goes out with someone else.ALICE: What if he says ‘No’ to me?CINDY: You  _________ worry about that.
    • A. 

      Shouldn't / should / had better

    • B. 

      Had better / should / shouldn't

    • C. 

      Should / had better / shouldn't

    • D. 

      Should / shouldn't / had better

  • 53. 
    Choose the best modals to complete the sentences:RICK:  Hi Matt! What’s wrong?MATT: I’m being harassed at work. What   ___________ I do?RICK:  You  __________ go and tell your supervisor.MATT: But what if my supervisor doesn’t listen to me?  RICK:  You really  _________ worry. You need  to say something or he might not stop.
    • A. 

      Shouldn't / should / ought to

    • B. 

      Should / ought to / shouldn't

    • C. 

      Ought to / should / shouldn't

    • D. 

      Ought to / shouldn't / should

  • 54. 
    To form the future tense, use the helping verb ________ with the base verb.  
    • A. 

      Has

    • B. 

      Have

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Will

  • 55. 
    Complete the sentence with the correct form of the verb:Tom __________________ (go) to a movie last weekend.
  • 56. 
    Use the future tense to complete the sentence.We ___________________ (eat) at that new restaurant next week.
  • 57. 
    Use the correct verb form to complete the sentence.Bob ___________________ (have/not) much money.
  • 58. 
    Use the future tense to complete the sentence.Steve ____________________________ (begin) a new job in two months.
  • 59. 
    Which sentences use the simple present verb tense?
    • A. 

      He is from Japan.

    • B. 

      We are not going to feed the pets.

    • C. 

      Anna does not play chess.

    • D. 

      She is listening to an audio book.

    • E. 

      Do they go for a walk?

  • 60. 
    Which sentences or questions use the simple past tense of the verb?
    • A. 

      I lived in Odessa from 1985 to 1986.

    • B. 

      Emily has just come home from school.

    • C. 

      They play tennis every Friday afternoon.

    • D. 

      There will be some rain in the East.

    • E. 

      Yesterday, my friend invited me to his party.

  • 61. 
    Which sentences or questions use the present perfect tense of the verb?
    • A. 

      We aren't calling him now.

    • B. 

      I have a brother.

    • C. 

      She hasn't visited her uncle for six months.

    • D. 

      Have you ever been to Seattle?

    • E. 

      I've forgotten my homework.

  • 62. 
    Check the sentences or questions that use the future tense.
    • A. 

      He'll never make it.

    • B. 

      We won't be at your party.

    • C. 

      Does this train leave from the station at 9 pm?

    • D. 

      They are coming to the party.

    • E. 

      I think Sue will arrive at 6 o'clock.

  • 63. 
    Check the sentences or questions that use the future tense.
    • A. 

      Are they in the school choir?

    • B. 

      Are they going to look for a gift?

    • C. 

      She has never been to Africa.

    • D. 

      The teacher is checking the homework.

    • E. 

      I'm going to send a text message to Bob.

  • 64. 
    Choose the best modal to complete the sentence.You ___________ drive more slowly or you're going to get another speeding ticket.
    • A. 

      Should

    • B. 

      May

    • C. 

      Could

  • 65. 
    Choose the best modal to complete the sentence.Jessica looks ill.  She _________ see a doctor.
    • A. 

      Can

    • B. 

      Ought to

    • C. 

      Might