Exercise 6: Similar Words 2

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  • 1. 

    I saw ___ strange birds at the feeder.

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Too

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "2" here.

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  • 2. 

    Is it ___ late for lunch?

    • A.

      Too

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Too
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "excessively" here.

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  • 3. 

    We would like ___ tickets, please.

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Too

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "2" here.

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  • 4. 

    We would like ___ see the exhibition on Tuesday.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Too

    Correct Answer
    A. To
    Explanation
    Used with a verb here.

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  • 5. 

    We would like some tickets ___. 

    • A.

      Too

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Too
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "also" here.

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  • 6. 

    We are going ___ Rome on Friday.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Too

    Correct Answer
    A. To
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "towards" here.

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  • 7. 

    He couldn’t wait any longer: he was ___ hungry.

    • A.

      Too

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Too
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "excessively" here.

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  • 8. 

    They waited ___ hours for her.

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Too

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "2" here.

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  • 9. 

    Do you need ___ buy anything?

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      Too

    • C.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    A. To
    Explanation
    Used with a verb here.

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  • 10. 

    Her house is next ___ a park.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      Too

    • C.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    A. To
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to". In this sentence, "to" is used to indicate the location of the house in relation to the park. It shows that the house is located in close proximity or adjacency to the park.

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  • 11. 

    Those children speak ___ languages.

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Too

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "2" here.

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  • 12. 

    They want to learn Russian ___. 

    • A.

      Too

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Too
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "also" here.

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  • 13. 

    I shall have ___ hurry up now.

    • A.

      To

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Too

    Correct Answer
    A. To
    Explanation
    Used with a verb here.

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  • 14. 

    I shall have ___ many exams this spring.

    • A.

      Too

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      To

    Correct Answer
    A. Too
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "excessively" here.

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  • 15. 

    I shall have ___ exams this spring.

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      To

    • C.

      Too

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    Equivalent to "2" here.

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  • 16. 

    He could ___ seen it coming.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "could".

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  • 17. 

    He has ___ apples than she does.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "Apples" is plural: you can say "two apples".

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  • 18. 

    Three ___ these are empty.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    The word "of" is the correct answer because it is used to show possession or relationship between two or more things. In this sentence, "of" is used to indicate that the three items mentioned are empty.

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  • 19. 

    I should not ___ done that.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "should".

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  • 20. 

    The father ___ the bride is over there.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    The word "of" is the correct answer because it is used to show possession or relationship. In this sentence, "of" is used to indicate that the father belongs to the bride, suggesting that the father is standing nearby.

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  • 21. 

    She would ___ won easily.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "would".

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  • 22. 

    They never could ___ defeated us fairly.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "could".

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  • 23. 

    One ___ these buttons is loose.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    The word "of" is the correct answer because it is used to show possession or association. In this sentence, "of" is used to indicate that one of the buttons is loose, implying that the loose button is part of a group or set of buttons. The word "have" does not fit in this context, as it does not convey the same meaning of possession or association.

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  • 24. 

    I would rather ___ stayed away.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "would".

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  • 25. 

    Would you like one ___ these?

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    The word "of" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate possession or relationship. In this sentence, "of" is used to show the relationship between the person asking the question and the item being offered. The phrase "one of these" implies that there are multiple options available, and the person is asking if the listener would like one from that group.

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  • 26. 

    Should I perhaps ___ called the police?

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "should".

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  • 27. 

    Could you really ___ done that?

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "could".

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  • 28. 

    We could see many ___ the fishermen.

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of" because it is used to show possession or relationship between two nouns. In this case, "of" is used to indicate the relationship between the fishermen and the many things that we could see them having or doing.

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  • 29. 

    Shouldn’t you instead ___ run away?

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Of

    Correct Answer
    A. Have
    Explanation
    Use "have" after "should".

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  • 30. 

    There is ___ water in this jug than in that one.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    B. Less
    Explanation
    "Water" is not plural: you cannot say "two water".

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  • 31. 

    People who have ___ money normally live in smaller houses.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    B. Less
    Explanation
    "Money" is not plural: you cannot say "two money".

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  • 32. 

    There are ___ oranges in this bowl than in that one.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "Oranges" is plural: you can say "two oranges".

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  • 33. 

    ___ people live here than used to.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "People" is plural: you can say "two people".

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  • 34. 

    ___ houses are built each year than are needed.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "houses" is plural: you can say "two houses".

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  • 35. 

    ___ housing is being created than expected.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    B. Less
    Explanation
    "Housing" is not plural: you cannot say "two housing".

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  • 36. 

    ___ water comes over the waterfall in dry weather than in wet years.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    B. Less
    Explanation
    "Water" is not plural: you cannot say "two water".

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  • 37. 

    Families with ___ than three children do not need five-bedroom houses.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "Children" is plural: you can say "two children".

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  • 38. 

    They have ___ spare time than we do.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    B. Less
    Explanation
    "Time" is not plural: you cannot say "two time".

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  • 39. 

    Now that I am 100 I have ___ friends than I used to.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "Friends" is plural: you can say "two friends".

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  • 40. 

    I know ___ people here than at home. 

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "People" is plural: you can say "two people".

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  • 41. 

    There are ___ books in our library than in the British Library.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "Books" is plural: you can say "two books".

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  • 42. 

    We cannot take bookings for groups of ___ than ten people.

    • A.

      Fewer

    • B.

      Less

    Correct Answer
    A. Fewer
    Explanation
    "People" is plural: you can say "two people".

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