Elliptical Sentence Quiz! Trivia Exam

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  • 1. 

    Jessica wears a blue hat, and ...

    • A.

      So does Diana

    • B.

      Diana is too

    • C.

      So is Diana

    • D.

      Diana does so

    Correct Answer
    A. So does Diana
    Explanation
    The given answer "so does Diana" suggests that Diana also wears a blue hat, just like Jessica. The phrase "so does" is used to indicate agreement or similarity with a previous statement, in this case, Jessica wearing a blue hat. Therefore, the answer implies that Diana shares the same characteristic of wearing a blue hat.

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  • 2. 

    His sister is not a doctor, and 

    • A.

      He is not neither

    • B.

      Neither is he

    • C.

      Either he is not

    • D.

      Either is he

    Correct Answer
    B. Neither is he
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "neither is he." This answer is grammatically correct and logically consistent with the information given in the question. The phrase "neither is he" means that the person being referred to is also not a doctor, just like his sister.

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  • 3. 

    Five hundred miles ... a long journey to drive in one day.

    • A.

      Were

    • B.

      Am

    • C.

      Are

    • D.

      Is

    Correct Answer
    D. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because it agrees with the subject "Five hundred miles" which is singular. "Is" is the third person singular form of the verb "to be" and is used when referring to a singular subject.

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  • 4. 

    In an increasingly global economy, the use of a single set of high-quality accounting standards facilitates investment and

    • A.

      Other economic decisions across borders, increases market efficiency, and reduces the cost of raising capital.

    • B.

      It decide economic decisions across borders, increases market efficiency, and reduces the cost of raising capital.

    • C.

      Increases market efficiency, other economic decisions across borders, and reduces the cost of raising capital.

    • D.

      By increasing market efficiency, other economic decisions across borders, and reduces the cost of raising capital.

    Correct Answer
    A. Other economic decisions across borders, increases market efficiency, and reduces the cost of raising capital.
    Explanation
    The use of a single set of high-quality accounting standards facilitates investment and other economic decisions across borders, increases market efficiency, and reduces the cost of raising capital. This is because having consistent accounting standards allows investors and businesses to easily compare financial information across different countries, making it easier to make informed investment decisions. It also improves market efficiency by promoting transparency and reducing information asymmetry. Additionally, having a single set of standards reduces the cost of raising capital as companies can access a larger pool of investors and lenders.

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  • 5. 

    Neither the club members nor the lecturer ... able to solve the Grandfather time travel Paradox.

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Am

    • C.

      Is

    • D.

      Be

    Correct Answer
    C. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because it agrees with the subject "Neither the club members nor the lecturer," which is a singular noun phrase. When using "neither...nor," the verb should agree with the noun closest to it, in this case, "lecturer." Therefore, the correct verb form is "is."

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  • 6. 

    The role of a geologist varies not only with his area of specialization but also ...

    • A.

      It varies with experience earned on the occupational specialties

    • B.

      With experience earned on the occupational specialties

    • C.

      Varies with experience earned on the occupational specialties

    • D.

      Its experience earned on the occupational specialties

    Correct Answer
    B. With experience earned on the occupational specialties
    Explanation
    The role of a geologist varies not only with his area of specialization but also with experience earned on the occupational specialties. This means that the specific tasks and responsibilities of a geologist can change based on the type of work they have been involved in throughout their career. As they gain more experience in different occupational specialties within the field of geology, their role may evolve and expand to encompass new skills and knowledge.

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  • 7. 

    Arya went to the movie last night, and ...

    • A.

      So was Sarah

    • B.

      Sarah did too

    • C.

      Sarah did so

    • D.

      Sarah was too

    Correct Answer
    B. Sarah did too
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Sarah did too." This means that Sarah also went to the movie last night, just like Arya did. The phrase "did too" is used to indicate agreement or similarity in actions.

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  • 8. 

    If Jack's wife won't agree to sign the papers_________

    • A.

      Either won't he

    • B.

      Neither he will

    • C.

      He won't neither

    • D.

      Neither will he

    Correct Answer
    D. Neither will he
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "neither will he." This is because the phrase "neither will he" is the correct way to express agreement or refusal in a negative sentence. In this case, it means that if Jack's wife won't agree to sign the papers, Jack also won't agree to sign them.

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  • 9. 

    Jordan barely goes outside, and ...

    • A.

      Neither does Ansel

    • B.

      Either does Ansel

    • C.

      So does Ansel

    • D.

      Ansel does too

    Correct Answer
    A. Neither does Ansel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Neither does Ansel." This means that Ansel also rarely goes outside, just like Jordan. The word "neither" is used to indicate that both Jordan and Ansel have the same behavior of not going outside frequently.

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  • 10. 

    I don't do drugs, and

    • A.

      Neither is he

    • B.

      He do neither

    • C.

      He do not either

    • D.

      Neither he don't

    Correct Answer
    C. He do not either
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "he do not either" because it follows the correct grammatical structure for negation. In this sentence, "neither" is used to indicate that the speaker does not do drugs, and the same applies to the person being referred to as "he." The word "either" is used to indicate agreement with the previous negative statement. Therefore, "he do not either" is the correct form.

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