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This exam was created in order to check students progress in CELE english course at the BUAP

• 1.

### She is very tired because she had to work two _ _ _ _ _ _ yesterday.                                                                             (6 letters)

shifts
Explanation
She is very tired because she had to work two shifts yesterday.

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• 2.

### He likes his job. The only problem is he gets a low _______ !

• A.

Money

• B.

Wage

• C.

Bills

• D.

Price

B. Wage
Explanation
The correct answer is "wage" because it is the term used to describe the amount of money that a person earns for their work. In this context, the person likes their job but the only issue they have is that they receive a low wage, meaning they are not satisfied with the amount of money they are earning.

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• 3.

### It hasn't rained for two years. I hope it will rain soon.

• A.

Drought

• B.

Flood

• C.

Earthquake

• D.

Tsunami

A. Drought
Explanation
The given scenario states that it hasn't rained for two years and the person hopes it will rain soon. This indicates a prolonged period of dryness and lack of rainfall, which is characteristic of a drought. A drought is a natural disaster caused by an extended period of below-average precipitation, resulting in water scarcity and negative impacts on agriculture, ecosystems, and human life. Therefore, the correct answer is drought.

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• 4.

### A(n) ___ has to be polite, they deal with people from different backgrounds.

• A.

Vet

• B.

Sport coach

• C.

Smokejumpers

• D.

Waiter

D. Waiter
Explanation
A waiter has to be polite because they deal with people from different backgrounds. In their role, waiters interact with customers from various cultures, languages, and social backgrounds. Being polite is essential to create a welcoming and comfortable environment for all customers. Waiters need to ensure that they communicate effectively, show respect, and provide excellent customer service to meet the diverse needs and expectations of their customers.

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• 5.

### Look! The chef ________ (taste) the food. I think it's ready!

is tasting
Explanation
The sentence is in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. In this case, the chef is currently tasting the food, indicating that it is being prepared or cooked.

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• 6.

### Present Simple or Present Progressive? I hate it when she _______________ (understand) me!

doesn't understand
does not understand
Explanation
The correct answer is "doesn't understand" or "does not understand". This is because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "she" is third person singular. In the present simple tense, we use the base form of the verb with "s" or "es" added for third person singular subjects. Therefore, "doesn't understand" is the correct form in the present simple tense. The alternative form "does not understand" is also correct and has the same meaning.

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• 7.

### A "monofin" is a special item to see under the sea.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement suggests that a "monofin" is a special item to see under the sea, but this is not true. A monofin is actually a type of swim fin that is used by divers and swimmers to improve their swimming technique and efficiency. It is not an item to see under the sea, but rather an item used by individuals in the water. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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• 8.

### The opposite of "deep" is "shallow"

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The opposite of "deep" is "shallow" because "deep" refers to something that has a great depth, while "shallow" refers to something that has a small depth or is not deep. These two words are antonyms and represent contrasting concepts.

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• 9.

### My mum broke _____ and started to cry when she heard the bad news.

down
Explanation
In this sentence, the word "down" is used as a phrasal verb "broke down", which means to suddenly become very emotional and start crying. So, when the speaker's mum heard the bad news, she became overwhelmed with emotions and started crying.

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• 10.

### I called the police as someone had broken ___ my house.

into
Explanation
The correct answer is "into". In this sentence, the phrase "had broken into" is used to indicate that someone forcefully entered the speaker's house without permission. The word "into" is commonly used in this context to show the direction or destination of the action of breaking.

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• 11.

### My sister wants to apply  ___ a job as a lifeguard!

for
Explanation
The correct answer is "for" because it indicates the purpose or intention of applying for a job as a lifeguard.

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• 12.

### What's the adverb of manner of "good"? It is _ _ _ _.                                                                        (4 letters)

well
Explanation
The adverb of manner for "good" is "well".

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• 13.

### I don't like rainy days because I always get _ _ _ _ _ in mud!                                                                     (5 letters)

stuck
Explanation
On rainy days, the speaker always gets "stuck" in mud. This suggests that the rain makes the ground muddy and difficult to walk on, causing the speaker to become stuck in the mud.

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• 14.

### The fastest way to travel in New york is underground on the _ _ _ _ _ _ .                                                                                                 (6 letters)

subway
Explanation
The fastest way to travel in New York is underground on the subway.

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• 15.

### Put the verb in parentheses in Present Simple or Present Progressive Mark ________ (believe) ghosts exist

belives
Explanation
The correct answer is "believes". This is because the subject "Mark" is a singular third person, so the verb "believe" needs to be conjugated in the Present Simple form "believes".

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• 16.

### Which verb is only a stative verb?

• A.

Want

• B.

Have

• C.

Look

• D.

Think

A. Want
Explanation
The verb "want" is only a stative verb because it describes a state of desire or preference rather than an action. It represents a mental or emotional state rather than a physical action or event.

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• 17.

### The opposite of "expand" is "shrink"

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The opposite of "expand" is "shrink" because "expand" means to increase in size, volume, or quantity, while "shrink" means to decrease or become smaller. Therefore, if something expands, it is getting bigger, and if it shrinks, it is getting smaller.

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• 18.

### A dairy product is....

• A.

Chicken

• B.

Yogurt

• C.

Eggs

• D.

Lamb

B. Yogurt
Explanation
A dairy product is yogurt because yogurt is a fermented milk product that is made by adding live bacteria cultures to milk. The bacteria cultures ferment the lactose in the milk, producing lactic acid, which gives yogurt its tangy flavor and thick texture. Yogurt is a popular dairy product consumed worldwide and is known for its probiotic properties, providing various health benefits such as improving digestion and boosting the immune system.

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• 19.

### What's the adverb of manner of "brave"? It's ____.

bravely
Explanation
The adverb of manner for the adjective "brave" is "bravely." This adverb describes how someone performs an action with courage or fearlessness. It indicates that the person is acting in a brave manner.

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• 20.

### When Susan dropped her cup. The handle broke ___.

• A.

Up

• B.

Out

• C.

Down

• D.

Off

D. Off
Explanation
When Susan dropped her cup, the handle broke off.

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• 21.

### A surgeon ______ a lot of money

• A.

Wins

• B.

Earns

• C.

Cashes

B. Earns
Explanation
The correct answer is "earns." A surgeon is a highly skilled professional who performs complex medical procedures, and they are typically compensated well for their expertise. Surgeons undergo extensive education and training, and their work requires precision and specialized knowledge. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that a surgeon earns a lot of money due to the high demand for their services and the level of skill and expertise they possess.

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• 22.

### My father had a long _____ as a vet.

• A.

Career

• B.

Profession

• C.

Studies

A. Career
Explanation
The correct answer is "career" because it indicates a long period of work and professional development in a specific field, in this case, as a vet. "Profession" and "studies" are not suitable options as they do not convey the same meaning.

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• 23.

### This person shops in different places to see what the service is like.

• A.

Taxi driver

• B.

Sales person

• C.

Storm chaser

• D.

Secret shopper

D. Secret shopper
Explanation
A secret shopper is someone who is hired to visit different places and evaluate the service provided by the staff. They act like regular customers, but their purpose is to observe and report on the quality of service, cleanliness, and overall customer experience. This helps businesses identify areas for improvement and maintain consistent service standards. Therefore, the person who shops in different places to see what the service is like is most likely a secret shopper.

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• 24.

### Why __________ the flowers?

• A.

Are you smelling

• B.

Do you smell

A. Are you smelling
Explanation
The question is asking for the reason or purpose behind smelling the flowers. The correct answer "are you smelling" is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. This suggests that the person is currently engaged in the act of smelling the flowers.

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• 25.

### Ellie _______ like going out tonight.

• A.

Doesn't feel

• B.

Isn't feeling

B. Isn't feeling
Explanation
The correct answer is "isn't feeling" because it indicates the present continuous tense and suggests that Ellie is currently not feeling like going out tonight.

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• 26.

### Every day Susan ............................................. (get up) at six o'clock.

gets up
Explanation
The correct answer is "gets up" because the sentence is in the present simple tense and is referring to a habitual action. The subject "Susan" is a third person singular pronoun, so the verb needs to be conjugated accordingly. "Gets up" is the correct conjugation of the verb "get up" for the third person singular subject.

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• 27.

### Now I ............................................. (read) a book about monsters.

Explanation
The correct answer is "am reading,'m reading". Both options are correct because they are both present continuous forms of the verb "read". The present continuous tense is used to describe an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. In this case, the person is currently reading a book about monsters.

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• 28.

### Mother ............................................. (write) a letter to her penfriend every month.

writes
Explanation
The correct answer is "writes" because it agrees with the subject "Mother" and the present tense verb form "writes" is used to indicate that the action of writing a letter to her penfriend occurs regularly every month.

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• 29.

### Listen, a bird ............................................. (sing) in the disco.

is singing
Explanation
The sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action happening at the moment of speaking. The subject "a bird" is singular, so the correct form of the verb "to sing" should be "is singing."

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• 30.

### The girls usually ............................................. (dance) in the disco.

dance
Explanation
The correct answer is "dance" because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "girls" is plural. Therefore, the verb needs to be in the plural form "dance" to agree with the subject.

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• 31.

### I ............................................. (cook) a dinner for my boyfriend now.

am cooking
'm cooking
Explanation
The correct answer is "am cooking,'m cooking". The question is asking for the correct form of the verb "cook" to use in the given sentence. In this case, the present continuous tense is appropriate because it indicates an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. Therefore, "am cooking" and "'m cooking" are both correct forms of the verb in this context.

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• 32.

### Ann and Pete often ............................................. (listen) to music together.

listen
Explanation
Ann and Pete often listen to music together.

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• 33.

### Look! Vanessa ............................................. (play) the piano.

is playing
Explanation
The correct answer is "is playing". This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe an action happening at the moment of speaking. In this case, the action is Vanessa playing the piano.

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• 34.

### Listen! The baby ............................................. (sleep).

is sleeping
Explanation
The correct answer is "is sleeping" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. The word "is" is used to indicate the present tense and "sleeping" is the present participle form of the verb "sleep".

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• 35.

### I sometimes ............................................. (feel) sad.

feel
Explanation
The word "feel" is the correct answer because it matches the verb form needed to complete the sentence. The sentence is expressing a personal emotion, indicating that the subject sometimes experiences sadness.

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• 36.

### She always ............................................. (go) to work by car.

goes
Explanation
The correct answer is "goes" because the sentence is in the present tense and is referring to a habitual action. The word "always" indicates that it is a repeated action, and "goes" is the correct present tense form of the verb "go" for the third person singular subject "she".

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• 37.

### Sally never  ............................................. (speak) to me.

speaks
Explanation
The correct answer is "speaks". This is because the sentence is in the present tense and the subject "Sally" is being referred to in the third person singular form. Therefore, the verb "speak" needs to be conjugated to "speaks" to agree with the subject.

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• 38.

### At the moment George ............................................. (play) badminton.

is playing
Explanation
The correct answer is "is playing". This is because the sentence is in present continuous tense, which is used to describe an action happening at the moment of speaking. In this case, George is currently engaged in playing badminton.

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• 39.

### Max and Richard ............................................. (climb) a tree at this moment.

are climbing
Explanation
The correct answer is "are climbing". This is the correct answer because the sentence is describing an action that is happening at the present moment. The verb "climb" is in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe actions that are currently in progress. Therefore, "are climbing" is the appropriate verb form to use in this sentence.

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• 40.

### What is not a job?

• A.

Storm chaser

• B.

Camp counselor

• C.

Babysitter

• D.

Mermaid

D. Mermaid
Explanation
The given options consist of various job roles such as storm chaser, camp counselor, babysitter, and mermaid. While storm chaser, camp counselor, and babysitter are all legitimate job roles that exist in the real world, mermaid is not a job. Mermaids are mythical creatures from folklore and do not have real-world job roles. Therefore, the correct answer is mermaid.

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