Gateway B1 Unit 3 Test Standard Grammar

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  • 1. 

    Are the underlined words countable (C) or uncountable (U)?My brother’s very strange. He doesn’t like chocolate!

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      U

    Correct Answer
    B. U
    Explanation
    The underlined word "chocolate" is uncountable because it refers to a substance or a mass noun that cannot be easily divided into separate units. It is not used with plural forms or indefinite articles.

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  • 2. 

    Are the underlined words countable (C) or uncountable (U)?High school can be a very difficult time for many teenagers.

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      U

    Correct Answer
    A. C
    Explanation
    The underlined word "time" is countable because it can be quantified and measured. In this sentence, it refers to a specific period in a person's life, which can be divided into different units. Additionally, the word "many" indicates that there are multiple instances of difficult times, further supporting the countable nature of "time" in this context.

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  • 3. 

    Are the underlined words countable (C) or uncountable (U)?I learned an interesting piece of information from a TV game show yesterday.

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      U

    Correct Answer
    A. C
    Explanation
    The underlined word "piece" in the sentence suggests that it is countable. It implies that the speaker learned one specific piece of information, which can be quantified.

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  • 4. 

    Are the underlined words countable (C) or uncountable (U)?I like Rita’s new furniture. I think it suits the flat perfectly.

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      U

    Correct Answer
    B. U
    Explanation
    The underlined words "furniture" and "flat" are uncountable. "Furniture" refers to a general category of objects that cannot be counted individually, while "flat" is used to describe a type of living space that also cannot be counted.

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  • 5. 

    Are the underlined words countable (C) or uncountable (U)?If you’re going to the shop, can you get me a carton of milk? 

    • A.

      C

    • B.

      U

    Correct Answer
    A. C
    Explanation
    The underlined word "carton" is countable because it refers to a specific quantity or unit of milk. In this case, the speaker is asking for one carton of milk.

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  • 6. 

    Complete the sentences with relative pronouns. Write 0 if it is possible to leave out the pronoun. That’s a mistake ……………………… people often make!

    Correct Answer
    0
    Explanation
    In this sentence, it is possible to leave out the relative pronoun because it is not necessary for the meaning of the sentence. The sentence can be understood without the pronoun.

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  • 7. 

    Complete the sentences with relative pronouns. Write 0 if it is possible to leave out the pronoun. The Return of the King is a film …………………………..…... won a lot of awards. 

    Correct Answer
    which
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "which". In this sentence, "which" is used as a relative pronoun to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the noun "film". The relative clause "which won a lot of awards" specifies the specific film being referred to, emphasizing its achievement of winning many awards.

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  • 8. 

    Complete the sentences with relative pronouns. Write 0 if it is possible to leave out the pronoun. Miss Franks is the teacher ……………………… first taught me English.

    Correct Answer
    who
    Explanation
    Miss Franks is the teacher who first taught me English.

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  • 9. 

    Complete the sentences with relative pronouns. Write 0 if it is possible to leave out the pronoun. The film is about a couple ……………………… young son can speak four languages.

    Correct Answer
    whose
    Explanation
    The film is about a couple whose young son can speak four languages. The relative pronoun "whose" is used to show possession or association. In this case, it is used to indicate that the young son belongs to the couple mentioned in the sentence.

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  • 10. 

    Complete the sentences with relative pronouns. Write 0 if it is possible to leave out the pronoun. There are now houses in the fields ……………………… we played when we were children.

    Correct Answer
    where
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "where". The relative pronoun "where" is used to refer to a place or location. In this sentence, "where" is used to indicate the fields where the speaker and their siblings played when they were children.

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  • 11. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the conversation.A:    Hello. I’d like to ask you  any/some questions about learning a language.B:    Yes, of course. 

    Correct Answer
    some
    Explanation
    In this conversation, person A is asking person B if they can ask some questions about learning a language. The word "some" is the correct alternative because it implies that person A wants to ask a few questions, rather than an indefinite or specific number of questions.

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  • 12. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the conversation.A:    Great … so how much/many languages can you speak?

    Correct Answer
    many
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "many" because the question is asking about the number of languages the person can speak. "Many" implies a large number, indicating that the person can speak multiple languages.

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  • 13. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the conversation.B:    I can speak Italian and a few/a little Spanish. I’m also learning English at school. 

    Correct Answer
    a little
    Explanation
    In this conversation, B is stating that they can speak Italian and a little Spanish. The phrase "a little" indicates that B has some knowledge or ability in speaking Spanish, but it is limited or not extensive. This suggests that B knows some basic Spanish but is not fluent in the language. Additionally, B mentions that they are learning English at school, implying that their proficiency in English is also limited or in the early stages of learning.

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  • 14. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the conversation.A:    How often do you study English?B:    Three times a week. A:    And does the teacher give you some/any homework?

    Correct Answer
    any
    Explanation
    In the given conversation, person A asks person B about their frequency of studying English. Person B responds by saying they study three times a week. Person A then asks if the teacher gives them some/any homework. The correct answer, "any," implies that person A is asking if the teacher gives person B homework at all, regardless of the amount.

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  • 15. 

    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the conversation.B:    Sometimes but we don’t get much/many.A:    Thank you for your time.

    Correct Answer
    much
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "much" because in the conversation, person B says "Sometimes but we don't get much/many." The word "much" is the correct alternative to complete the conversation because it fits grammatically and makes sense in the context. It implies that they don't receive a large quantity of something.

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