1.B. Jobs 4: Definitions

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This quiz is about jobs. Read the definitions and choose the correct description of each job.


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  • 1. 

    A professional who defends people in Court ...

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Engineer

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      Dentist

    Correct Answer
    A. Lawyer
    Explanation
    A professional who defends people in court is commonly known as a lawyer. Lawyers are trained legal experts who provide legal advice and representation to individuals or organizations in various legal matters. They advocate for their clients' rights and interests in court proceedings, ensuring a fair trial and helping to navigate the complexities of the legal system.

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  • 2. 

    Somebody who shows tourists interesting places in a city and tells them about its history...

    • A.

      Private detective

    • B.

      Taxi driver

    • C.

      Tour guide

    • D.

      General manager

    Correct Answer
    C. Tour guide
    Explanation
    A tour guide is the correct answer because they are responsible for showing tourists interesting places in a city and providing them with information about its history. They are knowledgeable about the city's landmarks, attractions, and historical significance, and they use their expertise to enhance the tourists' experience. A private detective, taxi driver, or general manager would not typically perform these duties.

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  • 3. 

    A professional who takes care of patients' teeth...

    • A.

      Doctor

    • B.

      Dentist

    • C.

      Nurse

    • D.

      Midwife

    Correct Answer
    B. Dentist
    Explanation
    A professional who takes care of patients' teeth is called a dentist. Dentists are trained and qualified to diagnose and treat dental issues, such as cavities, gum diseases, and oral infections. They perform procedures like teeth cleaning, fillings, extractions, and root canals. Dentists also provide guidance on oral hygiene and preventive measures to maintain good dental health. They play a crucial role in ensuring the overall well-being of their patients' oral health.

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  • 4. 

    A professional who helps students learn and develop their capacities...

    • A.

      Referee

    • B.

      Journalist

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      Baker

    Correct Answer
    C. Teacher
    Explanation
    A professional who helps students learn and develop their capacities is a teacher. Teachers are trained individuals who guide and educate students in various subjects and skills. They create lesson plans, deliver instruction, assess student progress, and provide support and guidance to help students reach their full potential. Teachers play a crucial role in shaping the future of individuals and society by imparting knowledge, fostering critical thinking, and nurturing personal growth.

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  • 5. 

    A professional who repairs cars and other vehicles...

    • A.

      Cashier

    • B.

      Mechanic

    • C.

      Plumber

    • D.

      Waiter

    Correct Answer
    B. Mechanic
    Explanation
    A professional who repairs cars and other vehicles is commonly known as a mechanic. They have the knowledge and skills to diagnose and fix mechanical issues in vehicles, ensuring that they are in proper working condition. Mechanics often work in specialized auto repair shops or dealerships, where they use various tools and equipment to perform repairs and maintenance on vehicles. Their expertise in repairing and maintaining vehicles makes them essential in keeping cars and other vehicles running smoothly.

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  • 6. 

    Somebody who serves food and drinks in a restaurant...

    • A.

      Cashier

    • B.

      Farmer

    • C.

      Plumber

    • D.

      Waiter

    Correct Answer
    D. Waiter
    Explanation
    A waiter is someone who serves food and drinks in a restaurant. They take orders from customers, deliver food to tables, and ensure that customers have a pleasant dining experience. They may also handle payments and provide recommendations on menu items. The other options, such as a cashier, farmer, or plumber, do not specifically involve serving food and drinks in a restaurant setting.

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  • 7. 

    A man who acts in films and soap operas...

    • A.

      Cashier

    • B.

      Actor

    • C.

      Actress

    • D.

      Referee

    Correct Answer
    B. Actor
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "actor". A man who acts in films and soap operas is commonly referred to as an actor. This term specifically applies to male performers in the entertainment industry who portray characters in movies, television shows, and theater productions.

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  • 8. 

    A professional who defends people and arrests criminals...

    • A.

      Accountant

    • B.

      Detective

    • C.

      Lawyer

    • D.

      Police officer

    Correct Answer
    D. Police officer
    Explanation
    A police officer is a professional who defends people and arrests criminals. They are responsible for maintaining law and order, protecting the community, and enforcing laws. Police officers receive training in crime prevention, investigation techniques, and self-defense. They work closely with the community to ensure public safety and are authorized to make arrests when necessary.

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  • 9. 

    Somebody who helps parents take care of their children, especially when they have to go out...

    • A.

      Firefighter

    • B.

      Fisherman

    • C.

      Babysitter

    • D.

      Hairdresser

    Correct Answer
    C. Babysitter
    Explanation
    A babysitter is someone who helps parents take care of their children, especially when they have to go out. Babysitters are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of the children in their care, playing with them, preparing meals, and putting them to bed. They provide temporary childcare services and often have experience and training in child development and first aid. Babysitters are commonly hired by parents who need assistance with childcare during evenings, weekends, or special occasions when they are unable to be with their children.

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  • 10. 

    A professional who takes care of animals and their health...

    • A.

      Vet

    • B.

      Nurse

    • C.

      Cop

    • D.

      Chef

    Correct Answer
    A. Vet
    Explanation
    A professional who takes care of animals and their health is called a vet. Vets, also known as veterinarians, are trained medical professionals who diagnose, treat, and prevent illnesses and injuries in animals. They provide medical care, perform surgeries, and administer vaccinations to ensure the well-being and health of animals. Vets play a crucial role in the animal healthcare system and are responsible for the overall health and welfare of animals under their care.

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  • 11. 

    A professional who reports the news in the newspapers and on TV...

    • A.

      Accountant

    • B.

      Engineer

    • C.

      Journalist

    • D.

      Lawyer

    Correct Answer
    C. Journalist
    Explanation
    A journalist is a professional who reports the news in the newspapers and on TV. They gather information, conduct interviews, and write articles or present news stories to inform the public about current events and issues. Journalists play a crucial role in providing accurate and unbiased information to the public, keeping them informed and promoting transparency in society.

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Hecvega |Higher education |
Hector is a highly experienced EFL teacher with over 20 years in Higher Education. His expertise lies in English Language Teaching, curriculum design, and educational leadership. Committed to fostering students' language proficiency and academic growth.

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