Mixed Grammar Questions Final Exam

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  • 1. 

    Read the sentence. Use the underlined collocation to decide if the subject of the sentence is the cause or the effect. Choose A or B. 13. The heavy rainstorm brought about flooding in the city.  

    • A.

      Cause

    • B.

      Effect

    Correct Answer
    A. Cause
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Cause" because the sentence states that the heavy rainstorm brought about flooding in the city. This implies that the rainstorm is the cause of the flooding.

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  • 2. 

    Complete the sentence. Choose A, B, or C. 14. The students worked __________ on their group presentation. 

    • A.

      Collaborated

    • B.

      Collaboration

    • C.

      Collaboratively

    Correct Answer
    C. Collaboratively
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "collaboratively". This word is the adverb form of "collaborate", which means to work together on a task or project. In the context of the sentence, "collaboratively" suggests that the students worked together in a cooperative and coordinated manner to complete their group presentation.

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  • 3. 

    Complete the sentence. Choose A, B, or C.15. The meaning of the word root –vis- (used in television and revise) is __________. 

    • A.

      Write

    • B.

      Turn

    • C.

      See

    Correct Answer
    C. See
    Explanation
    The word root "vis-" in words like television and revise indicates the meaning of "see." This can be inferred from the fact that television allows us to "see" images and revise means to "see" something again in order to make changes. Therefore, the correct answer is "see."

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  • 4. 

    Complete the sentence. Choose A, B, or C. 16. When people engage __________ play as adults, they often feel happier. 

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      From

    • C.

      About

    Correct Answer
    A. In
    Explanation
    When people engage in play as adults, they often feel happier. This suggests that participating in play activities has a positive effect on one's mood and overall well-being. Play allows adults to let go of their responsibilities and enjoy themselves, which can lead to increased happiness and a sense of enjoyment in life.

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  • 5. 

    Find the error in reported speech in the sentence. 17. College students often wonder what will they do in the future. 

    • A.

      Wrong tense

    • B.

      Wrong word order

    • C.

      Wrong connection

    Correct Answer
    B. Wrong word order
    Explanation
    The error in reported speech in the sentence is wrong word order. In reported speech, the word order changes from the original sentence. Instead of saying "what will they do in the future," it should be "what they will do in the future." The subject pronoun "they" comes before the verb "will" in reported speech.

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  • 6. 

    Rewrite the sentence by changing the adverb clause to an adverb phrase.18. Because he is a wildlife biologist, Dr. Harmon works with many wild animals. 

    • A.

      Having been a wildlife biologist

    • B.

      Having a wildlife biologist

    • C.

      Being a wildlife biologist

    Correct Answer
    C. Being a wildlife biologist
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Being a wildlife biologist." This adverb phrase modifies the verb "works" and provides information about the circumstances or reason for Dr. Harmon's work with many wild animals.

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  • 7. 

    Read the sentence. Which statement is the argument? Choose A or B.20. Although many adults feel they do not have time to have fun, they need to understand how helpful play can be.  

    • A.

      Adults do not have time to play

    • B.

      Adults can benefit from playing

    Correct Answer
    B. Adults can benefit from playing
    Explanation
    The argument in the given sentence is that adults can benefit from playing. This is supported by the statement that many adults feel they do not have time to have fun, but they need to understand how helpful play can be. This implies that playing is beneficial for adults, despite their perceived lack of time.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the best response. 21. Which sentence best summarizes the main idea of the article, “Babies Around the World”?  

    • A.

      A. Babies is a movie that compares the way babies are raised in four different parts of the world.

    • B.

      B. In the movie Babies, Ponijao lives in a mud hut in Tanzania, and she often falls asleep on her mother’s back.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. In the movie Babies, Ponijao lives in a mud hut in Tanzania, and she often falls asleep on her mother’s back.
  • 9. 

    22. Which is the correct thesis statement for a cause and effect essay?  

    • A.

      A. Recent studies in nutrition have led to changes in the way people eat.

    • B.

      B. Recently, experts have found that the public is confused about nutrition.

    • C.

      C. Doctors should be people’s main source of information about nutrition.

    • D.

      D. There are more news stories about nutrition than there were ten years ago.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Recent studies in nutrition have led to changes in the way people eat.
    Explanation
    The correct thesis statement for a cause and effect essay is option A. This statement clearly states that recent studies in nutrition have led to changes in the way people eat. It establishes a cause (recent studies in nutrition) and its effect (changes in the way people eat), which is the main focus of a cause and effect essay. Options B, C, and D do not present a clear cause and effect relationship.

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  • 10. 

    23. Which is the correct thesis statement for an opinion essay? 

    • A.

      A. Recently, governments around the world have reduced funding for their space programs.

    • B.

      B. Some people believe space exploration is worthwhile, but others think it is a waste of time and money.

    • C.

      C. We should stop supporting space exploration because it has a number of disadvantages.

    • D.

      D. Since the 1950s, humans have put people on the moon and satellites into space to look for other life forms.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. We should stop supporting space exploration because it has a number of disadvantages.
    Explanation
    C. We should stop supporting space exploration because it has a number of disadvantages.

    This thesis statement clearly presents the writer's opinion that space exploration should be stopped due to its disadvantages. It sets the tone for an opinion essay by expressing a specific viewpoint and providing a reason for it. The statement also suggests that the essay will discuss the disadvantages of space exploration, indicating a clear focus for the essay.

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  • 11. 

    Change into active tense.24. The group was led by an expert hiker. 

    • A.

      An expert hiker leads....

    • B.

      An expert hiker has led...

    • C.

      An expert hiker lead....

    • D.

      An expert hiker led....

    Correct Answer
    D. An expert hiker led....
    Explanation
    The original sentence is in the passive voice, indicating that the group was led by an expert hiker. To change it into active tense, we need to make the subject (an expert hiker) the doer of the action. Therefore, the correct answer is "An expert hiker led...."

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