Jhs 3 English Language 1

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Jhs 3 English Language 1 - Quiz

From the alternative lettered A to D, choose the one
which is most suitably completes each sentence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Salifu was ........ surprised that he could not talk.

    • A.

      Enough

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      What

    • D.

      Which

    Correct Answer
    B. So
    Explanation
    Salifu was so surprised that he could not talk. This means that Salifu's level of surprise was extremely high, to the point where he was unable to speak. The word "so" is used to emphasize the intensity of his surprise, indicating that it was beyond what would be considered normal or expected.

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  • 2. 

    This amount is all .......... I have on me.

    • A.

      That

    • B.

      This

    • C.

      What

    • D.

      Which

    Correct Answer
    A. That
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "that". In this sentence, "that" is used as a demonstrative pronoun to refer to a specific amount of money. It indicates that the speaker is referring to the exact amount they have on them.

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  • 3. 

    I am told the boy is a friend of .......

    • A.

      He

    • B.

      Him

    • C.

      His

    • D.

      He's

    Correct Answer
    C. His
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "his". In this sentence, the possessive pronoun "his" is used to show that the boy is a friend of someone. The word "his" indicates that the friend belongs to the boy.

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  • 4. 

    Rice and beans ........ a good meal for children

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Have been

    • C.

      Is

    • D.

      Is being

    Correct Answer
    C. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because it agrees with the subject "Rice and beans" in number and form. "Is" is the singular form of the verb "to be" and is used when referring to a single subject. In this sentence, "Rice and beans" is considered as a single dish, so the singular form of the verb should be used.

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  • 5. 

    Yaw is ........clever to be cheated.

    • A.

      Quiet

    • B.

      So

    • C.

      Too

    • D.

      Very

    Correct Answer
    C. Too
    Explanation
    The word "too" is used to indicate an excessive degree or extent. In this context, it means that Yaw is excessively clever to be cheated. This implies that Yaw's level of cleverness makes it impossible or highly unlikely for anyone to deceive or trick him.

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  • 6. 

    The two rivals are fond of insulting.........

    • A.

      Each other

    • B.

      One another

    • C.

      One and the other

    • D.

      Themselves

    Correct Answer
    A. Each other
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "each other" because it implies that the two rivals insult and mock each other. This phrase suggests a reciprocal action where both parties engage in insulting behavior towards one another.

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  • 7. 

    Of all the pupils in the class, Ekua is .....

    • A.

      Prettier

    • B.

      Prettiest

    • C.

      The prettier

    • D.

      The prettiest

    Correct Answer
    D. The prettiest
    Explanation
    Ekua is described as "the prettiest" among all the pupils in the class. This implies that there are other pupils in the class who are also pretty, but Ekua is considered to be the most attractive or beautiful among them all. The use of "the" before "prettiest" indicates that Ekua is being compared to the other pupils in a specific group, emphasizing her superiority in terms of physical appearance.

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  • 8. 

    It is high tine Adzo .......... home.

    • A.

      Came

    • B.

      Comes

    • C.

      Come

    • D.

      Went

    Correct Answer
    A. Came
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "came" because the phrase "It is high time" indicates that something should have happened already. In this case, it suggests that Adzo should have already come home. Therefore, the past tense form "came" is the correct choice.

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  • 9. 

    You should be ....... more careful about what you say.

    • A.

      Less

    • B.

      Least

    • C.

      Little

    • D.

      A little

    Correct Answer
    D. A little
    Explanation
    The phrase "a little" is the most appropriate answer because it suggests that one should exercise some caution or discretion in their speech, but not necessarily to a great extent. It implies that being moderately careful with one's words is sufficient, rather than being overly cautious or extremely careful.

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  • 10. 

    Atsu is looking forward to ....... his friend at the party

    • A.

      See

    • B.

      Seeing

    • C.

      Be seeing

    • D.

      Have seen

    Correct Answer
    B. Seeing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "seeing" because the phrase "looking forward to" is followed by a gerund (verb + -ing) when expressing anticipation or excitement about a future event. In this case, Atsu is anticipating the action of seeing his friend at the party.

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  • 11. 

    The harder you study, ........ your chance of success.

    • A.

      Greater

    • B.

      Greatest

    • C.

      The great

    • D.

      The greater

    Correct Answer
    D. The greater
    Explanation
    The phrase "the greater" is the correct answer because it completes the sentence logically and grammatically. The phrase is used to compare two things, in this case, studying and the chance of success. It implies that the more one studies, the higher their chance of success becomes.

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  • 12. 

    If you had asked me, I ....... you.

    • A.

      Will help

    • B.

      Would help

    • C.

      Will have help

    • D.

      Would have helped

    Correct Answer
    D. Would have helped
    Explanation
    The sentence is in the conditional form, indicating a hypothetical situation in the past. "Would have helped" is the correct answer because it expresses the speaker's willingness to assist if they had been asked in the past. This form of the verb is used to talk about unrealized possibilities or regrets about the past.

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  • 13. 

    I don't really know what you want, .........I?

    • A.

      Am

    • B.

      Aren't

    • C.

      Do

    • D.

      Did

    Correct Answer
    C. Do
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "do" because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "I" requires the auxiliary verb "do" to form a question.

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  • 14. 

     I will not walk to school with ....... of the boys.

    • A.

      Each

    • B.

      Either

    • C.

      Everyone

    • D.

      Neither

    Correct Answer
    B. Either
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "either" because it is used to indicate a choice between two options. In this sentence, it suggests that the speaker will not walk to school with any of the boys, indicating that the speaker does not want to walk with any boy in particular.

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  • 15. 

    Jane fell ill .......... measles.

    • A.

      At

    • B.

      By 

    • C.

      Of

    • D.

      In

    Correct Answer
    C. Of
    Explanation
    The preposition "of" is used to show possession or relationship. In this sentence, "of" is used to indicate that Jane fell ill with measles, implying that she has contracted or is experiencing the illness. The other prepositions do not convey the same meaning in this context.

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