Test - Unit 5 - Family Life

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Listen to the radio interview about Maurice Anasse. Are the statements true or false?

  • 2. 

    Fill in the missing words. Use the letters and underscores given to help you. One underscore is one letter. Write the word in the blank.

  • 3. 

    Use the adjectives in brackets in the correct form.

  • 4. 

    Choose the correct option a, b, c or d

  • 5. 

    Maurice owned the first car in his village.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Maurice owned the first car in his village. However, the correct answer is False. This means that Maurice did not own the first car in his village.

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  • 6. 

    Nowadays he gets his exercise by cycling.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Nowadays he gets his exercise by cycling" suggests that he currently exercises by cycling. The correct answer is False because the statement does not provide any information about his current exercise routine. It only mentions that he used to get his exercise by cycling, but it does not specify if he still does.

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  • 7. 

    He uses the Internet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement implies that "he" utilizes the Internet. Since the answer is "True," it can be inferred that the person in question does indeed use the Internet.

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  • 8. 

    He's never drunk alcohol or smoked.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement states that the person has never drunk alcohol or smoked. The correct answer is False because there is no evidence or information provided in the statement to support the claim. It is possible that the person has indeed drunk alcohol or smoked at some point in their life, but it is not explicitly stated. Therefore, without further information, we cannot assume that the statement is true.

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  • 9. 

    He used to make furniture for a living.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the person mentioned in the statement used to make furniture as a profession. Since the statement does not provide any contradictory information, it can be inferred that the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    He's an only child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "He's an only child" indicates that the person being referred to does not have any siblings. Therefore, the correct answer is False, as it contradicts the statement and implies that the person has siblings.

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  • 11. 

    Maurice thinks the secret of longevity is to do with the inner self.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Maurice believes that the key to living a long life lies within one's inner self. This implies that he thinks factors such as personal growth, self-reflection, and emotional well-being play a significant role in achieving longevity. Therefore, the statement "Maurice thinks the secret of longevity is to do with the inner self" is true.

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  • 12. 

    I didn’t like the party because it was too l_v_ _h ________ . I prefer modest ones.

    Correct Answer
    lavish
    Explanation
    The person didn't enjoy the party because it was "too lavish". This means that the party was extravagant, luxurious, or excessive in terms of decorations, food, or overall grandeur. The person prefers modest parties, which are more simple and understated.

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  • 13. 

    My mum is a h_ _s_w_f_  ________ . She doesn’t go to work but takes care of our house and family.

    Correct Answer
    housewife
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "housewife". This term refers to a woman who does not have a paid job outside of the home and instead focuses on taking care of the household and family. In this context, the person's mother is described as a housewife because she does not go to work but instead fulfills the role of managing the house and caring for the family.

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  • 14. 

    Expectant mothers are often very nervous. Especially if it’s their first pr_gn_nc_. ________

    Correct Answer
    pregnancy
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "pregnancy". This is because the sentence is discussing expectant mothers and their nervousness, specifically mentioning that it is their first pregnancy. Therefore, the word "pregnancy" fits logically in the blank space.

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  • 15. 

    I feel sick to d_ _t_ ________ of playing computer games. It’s so boring.

    Correct Answer
    death
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "death". The phrase "sick to death" is an idiomatic expression that means being extremely tired or fed up with something. In this context, the speaker is expressing their strong dislike or boredom towards playing computer games.

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  • 16. 

    Since Tom cheated on his wife they’ve been at each other’s th_ _ _ts. ________

    Correct Answer
    throats
    Explanation
    Since Tom cheated on his wife, they have been at each other's throats. This phrase means that they have been arguing or fighting with each other intensely and frequently. The use of "throats" in this context is a metaphorical expression to describe the intensity and hostility of their conflicts.

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  • 17. 

    Sarah is ________  (young)person in my family

    Correct Answer
    the youngest
    Explanation
    Sarah is the youngest person in my family. This means that out of all the people in my family, Sarah is the one who is the youngest.

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  • 18. 

    Today it is ________ (cold) yesterday.

    Correct Answer
    colder than
    Explanation
    The given answer "colder than" is correct because it correctly completes the sentence by comparing the temperature of today to that of yesterday. The word "colder" indicates that today's temperature is lower than yesterday's temperature.

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  • 19. 

    I'm ________ (old)you.

    Correct Answer
    older than
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "older than," completes the sentence and provides a comparison between the speaker and the person being addressed. It suggests that the speaker is older than the person they are referring to.

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  • 20. 

    That is ________ (horrible)dress I have ever seen.

    Correct Answer
    the most horrible
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "the most horrible." This is because the sentence is comparing the dress to all the other dresses the speaker has seen, and stating that it is the worst one. "The most" is used to indicate the superlative degree, emphasizing that this dress is the most horrible out of all the dresses the speaker has ever seen.

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  • 21. 

    That bus was ________ (crowded)the first bus

    Correct Answer
    more crowded than
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "more crowded than" because it indicates a comparison between the level of crowding on the mentioned bus and the level of crowding on the first bus. It implies that the bus being referred to is even more crowded than the first bus.

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  • 22. 

    Vegetables are ________ (good)for your health ________ crisps.

    Correct Answer
    better
    than
    Explanation
    This question is asking for a word that completes the sentence and makes it grammatically correct. The word "better" is the correct answer because it indicates that vegetables are more beneficial for one's health compared to crisps. The word "than" is also correct as it is used to show the comparison between vegetables and crisps.

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  • 23. 

    Travelling by plane is much ________ (expensive)travelling by train.

    Correct Answer
    more expensive than
    Explanation
    The given answer "more expensive than" is correct because it correctly completes the sentence and forms a comparative statement. The sentence is comparing the cost of travelling by plane to the cost of travelling by train, and it states that travelling by plane is much more expensive than travelling by train. The phrase "more expensive than" is the appropriate comparative form to convey this comparison.

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  • 24. 

    This T-shirt is as ________ (nice) as that one. I think I'll take them both.

    Correct Answer
    nice
    Explanation
    The word "nice" is used in the sentence to compare the level of niceness between the two T-shirts. The speaker finds both T-shirts equally nice and decides to take them both.

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  • 25. 

    Mark is much ________ (thin)Joe. He weighs 30 kg less.

    Correct Answer
    thinner than
    Explanation
    This answer is correct because it correctly completes the sentence and compares Mark's weight to Joe's weight. The phrase "thinner than" is used to indicate that Mark is less heavy than Joe by 30 kg.

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  • 26. 

    Lucy is ________ (pretty) girl in our class.

    Correct Answer
    the prettiest
    Explanation
    Lucy is described as "the prettiest" girl in our class, indicating that she is the most attractive among all the girls. This implies that there are other girls in the class, but Lucy surpasses them all in terms of her physical appearance.

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  • 27. 

    Mr Black is .......................................(interesting)person I know.

    • A.

      The most interesting

    • B.

      Intrestigest

    • C.

      Most interesting

    • D.

      More interesting

    Correct Answer
    A. The most interesting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the most interesting" because it is the superlative form of the adjective "interesting." When comparing multiple people, "the most" is used to indicate that Mr. Black is the most interesting person out of all of them. The other options, "intrestigest," "most interesting," and "more interesting," are either misspelled or incorrect forms of comparison.

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  • 28. 

    1. Who is...............................(tall), you or your brother?

    • A.

      Tallest

    • B.

      More tall

    • C.

      Taller

    • D.

      The taller

    Correct Answer
    C. Taller
    Explanation
    This question is asking for a comparison of height between the person being addressed and their brother. The correct answer is "taller" because it is the comparative form of the adjective "tall" and is used to compare two people or things.

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  • 29. 

    Mary is ...................................................(creative) Kate.

    • A.

      Much creativer than

    • B.

      Much more creative than

    • C.

      Much more creative as

    • D.

      So creative as

    Correct Answer
    B. Much more creative than
    Explanation
    Mary is described as "much more creative than" Kate. This implies that Mary possesses a higher level of creativity compared to Kate. The phrase "much more" emphasizes a significant difference in their creative abilities, indicating that Mary's creativity surpasses Kate's by a considerable margin.

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  • 30. 

    Josh isn't ................................(intelligent)Mark.

    • A.

      So intelligent as

    • B.

      Intelligenter than

    • C.

      More intelligent

    • D.

      Most intelligent

    Correct Answer
    A. So intelligent as
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "so intelligent as." This is because the sentence is comparing the intelligence of Josh and Mark, and the phrase "so intelligent as" is used to indicate that Josh is not as intelligent as Mark.

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  • 31. 

    January is..................................(cold)month of the year.

    • A.

      Cold

    • B.

      Most cold

    • C.

      Coldest

    • D.

      The coldest

    Correct Answer
    D. The coldest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the coldest" because it is comparing January to all the other months of the year and stating that it is the most cold out of all of them.

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