Insight Pre-intermediate Unit 2 Read

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Insight Pre-intermediate Unit 2 Read - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Read the conversation and complete it with correct responses.- Hello, John. You look excited! Have you any good news?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    B. I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!
    Explanation
    The given answer is a response that agrees with the previous statement about looking forward to summer holidays. It shows anticipation and excitement for the upcoming break.

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  • 2. 

    - I see now! Where are you going this time?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    D. My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland
    Explanation
    The given answer provides specific information about the speaker's destination, which is a small island called Inishmore off the west of Ireland. This answer is supported by the previous statement where the speaker mentions that they are going to a place not for fun, but to have a good rest and admire the beautiful nature. The answer also aligns with the conversation about the island being poor and lacking basic amenities in the past, but now having modern houses, hotels, and restaurants, indicating that the island has developed over time.

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  • 3. 

    - Well, I don't think it's the right place to go. It must be quite deserted and boring.

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    G. It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer explains that the place being discussed used to be poor and lacked basic amenities like electricity and running water sixty years ago. This suggests that the place has undergone significant development and improvement since then, and the speaker's assumption that it must be deserted and boring is not accurate.

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  • 4. 

    - Was there ahy life at all?!

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    C. Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet." This statement acknowledges that people have always lived on the small island called Inishmore but describes the past conditions as being poor and quiet. This suggests that there may have been a lack of development and limited opportunities for a fulfilling life on the island in the past.

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  • 5. 

    - Do you mean everything has changed since then?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    F. Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that nowadays, the destination of Inishmore has undergone significant development and improvement. The presence of big modern houses, hotels, and restaurants indicates that the island now offers more amenities and facilities for visitors. Additionally, the statement implies that the local residents are content and satisfied with their lives, suggesting an overall positive and thriving environment on the island.

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  • 6. 

    - And, are there any places for entertainment?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    A. I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that the person is not sure if there are any places for entertainment on the island. They state that their purpose for going to the island is not for fun, but rather to have a good rest and enjoy the beautiful nature. This suggests that the person's focus is on relaxation and appreciating the natural surroundings, rather than seeking out entertainment options.

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  • 7. 

    - Well, I see what you mean. By the way, how are you going to get there? By plane, I suppose?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so, I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    E. May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so, I think, I'll use this variant.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is suggesting that the person will choose to travel to their destination by ferry because it is more romantic. This implies that the person values the experience and atmosphere of the journey rather than just the convenience of flying.

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