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Compound nouns are words that are formed when one joins a noun and adjective or two nouns together to form one word. The quiz below is perfect for testing out how well you know these types of words, their meanings, and how to use them. Do give it a try and keep testing yourself on these words.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I can't use my ___ because its keyboard doesn't work.

    • A.

      Laptop

    • B.

      Website

    • C.

      Video game

    • D.

      Homepage

    Correct Answer
    A. Laptop
    Explanation
    The given question states that the keyboard of a device does not work. Among the options provided, a laptop is the most suitable device that can have a non-functional keyboard. A laptop is a portable computer that typically has a built-in keyboard, making it necessary for the keyboard to work in order to use it effectively. Therefore, the correct answer is "laptop".

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  • 2. 

    Our ___ can connect to the internet anywhere and anytime.

    • A.

      Keyboards

    • B.

      Smartphones

    • C.

      Email addresses

    • D.

      Touch screens

    Correct Answer
    B. Smartphones
    Explanation
    Smartphones are devices that have the capability to connect to the internet anywhere and anytime. They are portable and equipped with built-in internet connectivity, allowing users to access the internet and its services on the go. Unlike keyboards, email addresses, and touch screens, smartphones have the necessary hardware and software to establish internet connections, making them the correct answer in this context.

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  • 3. 

    We shouldn't let anyone know ___ of our Facebook account.

    • A.

      Smartphone

    • B.

      Email address

    • C.

      Social network

    • D.

      Password

    Correct Answer
    D. Password
    Explanation
    We shouldn't let anyone know the password of our Facebook account because it is a crucial piece of information that grants access to our personal account. Sharing our password can lead to unauthorized access, privacy breaches, and potential misuse of our account. It is important to keep our password confidential to maintain the security and privacy of our online presence.

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  • 4. 

    Even if we are starving to death, we always eat breakfast at 8:00 AM only.

    • A.

      Starving

    • B.

      Death

    • C.

      Breakfast

    • D.

      A and B

    • E.

      B and C

    Correct Answer
    C. Breakfast
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that no matter how hungry we are, we always eat breakfast at 8:00 AM. This implies that breakfast is a fixed mealtime for us, regardless of our hunger or any other circumstances. The word "starving" and "death" are mentioned to emphasize the extreme hunger, but it does not affect the timing of breakfast. Therefore, the correct answer is "Breakfast" because it is the meal that is consistently consumed at the same time.

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  • 5. 

    Do you think that police accept money from the underworld?

    • A.

      Police

    • B.

      Accept

    • C.

      Money

    • D.

      Underworld

    Correct Answer
    D. Underworld
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Underworld." This suggests that the police do accept money from criminal organizations or the underground world. This implies that there may be corrupt police officers who are involved in illegal activities and accept bribes or payments from criminals. It raises concerns about the integrity and trustworthiness of the police force, as their duty is to uphold the law and protect society from criminal activities.

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  • 6. 

    We must wake up before the sunrise because we have to board the train in the early morning.

    • A.

      Wake up

    • B.

      Sunrise

    • C.

      Train

    • D.

      Morning

    Correct Answer
    B. Sunrise
    Explanation
    We must wake up before the sunrise because it is the time when the sun starts to rise and the day begins. Waking up before sunrise allows us to have enough time to get ready and prepare for the day ahead. In this specific situation, the reason for waking up before sunrise is to catch a train in the early morning. Boarding the train in the early morning ensures that we can reach our destination on time and make the most of the day.

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  • 7. 

    Put your dirty clothes in the washing machine.

    • A.

      Dirty

    • B.

      Clothes

    • C.

      Washing machine

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Dirty
    Explanation
    The word "dirty" is the correct answer because it is the adjective that describes the type of clothes that should be put in the washing machine. The sentence is instructing the reader to put their dirty clothes in the washing machine, indicating that only dirty clothes should be placed in the machine.

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