Last Chance November English Quiz

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  • 1. 

    What is the correct tense for the verb in the following sentence: Books offer us pleasure and opened doorways to other places and times.

    • A.

      OPEN

    • B.

      OPENING

    • C.

      HAVE OPEN

    • D.

      WILL HAVE BEEN OPENING

    Correct Answer
    A. OPEN
    Explanation
    The correct tense for the verb in the sentence is "open". This is because the sentence is in present tense and the verb "open" agrees with the subject "books".

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  • 2. 

    What is the correct tense for the verb in the following sentence: Right now, Shay was reading a book.

    • A.

      IS READING

    • B.

      READ

    • C.

      HAS READ

    • D.

      HAS BEEN READ

    Correct Answer
    A. IS READING
    Explanation
    The correct tense for the verb in the given sentence "Right now, Shay was reading a book" is "is reading." This is because the sentence is describing an action that is happening at the present moment. The verb "is reading" is in the present continuous tense, indicating an ongoing action in the present.

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  • 3. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: Although she is in the library, her mind had been transported to another time and place.

    • A.

      HAS BEEN TRANSPORTED

    • B.

      TRANSPORTING

    • C.

      HAS BEEN TRANSPORT

    • D.

      TRANSPORTED

    Correct Answer
    A. HAS BEEN TRANSPORTED
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence "Although she is in the library, her mind had been transported to another time and place" is "has been transported". This is because the sentence is in the present perfect tense, which is used to describe an action that started in the past and is still ongoing in the present. The verb "transported" is in the past participle form, which is used in the present perfect tense with the auxiliary verb "has been".

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  • 4. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: By the end of the day, who knows how far she has traveled.

    • A.

      WILL HAVE TRAVELED

    • B.

      TRAVELED

    • C.

      IS TRAVELING

    • D.

      WILL HAVE BEEN TRAVELED

    Correct Answer
    A. WILL HAVE TRAVELED
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence "By the end of the day, who knows how far she has traveled" is "WILL HAVE TRAVELED". This is because the sentence is talking about a future action that will be completed before a specific point in the future (the end of the day). The future perfect tense is used to express an action that will be completed before a certain time in the future.

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  • 5. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: Perhaps Mark Twain invites her on a trip down the Mississippi while she as choosing something to read.

    • A.

      INVITED

    • B.

      INVITING

    • C.

      INVITE

    • D.

      HAD BEEN INVITING

    Correct Answer
    A. INVITED
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence is "INVITED". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and "invited" is the past tense form of the verb "invite". The sentence describes a hypothetical situation in the past where Mark Twain invited someone on a trip down the Mississippi.

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  • 6. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: As she scanned the shelves, maybe a pioneer family has made room for her on a journey westward.

    • A.

      Scans

    • B.

      Is scanning

    • C.

      Has scanned

    • D.

      Been scan

    Correct Answer
    A. Scans
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence is "scans". The sentence is in the present tense, so the verb should also be in the present tense. "Scans" is the present tense form of the verb "scan".

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  • 7. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: Yesterday she is thinking about ocean voyages.

    • A.

      Was thinking

    • B.

      Thought

    • C.

      Thinked

    • D.

      Will think

    Correct Answer
    A. Was thinking
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence is "was thinking." This is because the sentence is referring to an action that happened in the past, specifically "yesterday." In English, the past tense is formed by using the auxiliary verb "was" (for singular subjects) or "were" (for plural subjects) followed by the base form of the verb. Therefore, "was thinking" is the correct past tense form of the verb "think" in this sentence.

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  • 8. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: Now she will be following the Titanic across the Atlantic.

    • A.

      Is following

    • B.

      Followed

    • C.

      Has following

    • D.

      Has follow

    Correct Answer
    A. Is following
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence "Now she will be following the Titanic across the Atlantic" is "is following." This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the current moment. The use of "is" and "following" together indicates that the action of following is ongoing and in progress.

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  • 9. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: If tomorrow she thinks about circling the globe, undoubtedly she chooses Jules Verne's famous novel.

    • A.

      Will choose

    • B.

      Chose

    • C.

      Chosen

    • D.

      Has chosen

    Correct Answer
    A. Will choose
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence is "will choose". This is because the sentence is talking about a future possibility ("If tomorrow she thinks about circling the globe") and the verb should be in the future tense to match this. "Will choose" is the correct future tense form of the verb "choose".

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  • 10. 

    What is the correct tense of the verb in the following sentence: After all, Verne's Around the World in Eighty Days had taken many on an exciting adventure.

    • A.

      Has taken

    • B.

      Tooken

    • C.

      Tooked

    • D.

      Had took

    Correct Answer
    A. Has taken
    Explanation
    The correct tense of the verb in the sentence is "has taken." This is because the sentence is referring to a past action that is still relevant in the present. "Has taken" is the present perfect tense, which indicates an action that started in the past and has continued up until the present moment. In this case, the action of taking many on an exciting adventure is something that happened in the past but still has an impact or relevance in the present.

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  • 11. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: The Hubble Space Telescope has _______ astronomers hungry for more information about the universe.

    • A.

      Made

    • B.

      Make

    • C.

      Maked

    • D.

      Making

    Correct Answer
    A. Made
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "made." In this sentence, "has made" is the correct verb form because it agrees with the subject "The Hubble Space Telescope" and the past participle form of the verb "make" is used to show an action that has been completed in the past. The sentence implies that the Hubble Space Telescope has caused or resulted in astronomers feeling hungry for more information about the universe.

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  • 12. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: They are __________ new information about the creation of the universe.

    • A.

      Seeking

    • B.

      Seeked

    • C.

      Sought

    • D.

      Has sought

    Correct Answer
    A. Seeking
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "seeking". In this sentence, the subject "They" is performing the action of seeking new information about the creation of the universe. "Seeking" is the present participle form of the verb "seek", which is used to indicate an ongoing action in the present tense.

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  • 13. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: NASA has __________ to send even better telescopes into space.

    • A.

      Wanted

    • B.

      Want

    • C.

      Wanting

    • D.

      Been want

    Correct Answer
    A. Wanted
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wanted" because it is the past tense form of the verb "want." The sentence is referring to a past action or desire of NASA to send better telescopes into space.

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  • 14. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: NASA ________ four new telescope projects.

    • A.

      Chose

    • B.

      Chosen

    • C.

      Choosed

    • D.

      Choosing

    Correct Answer
    A. Chose
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the subject "NASA" is singular, so we need to use the past tense form of the verb. The correct past tense form of "choose" is "chose". Therefore, the correct form of the verb in this sentence is "chose".

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  • 15. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: By the year 2050, astronomers will have _______ a new look at the universe with the help of the new telescopes.

    • A.

      Taken

    • B.

      Took

    • C.

      Tooked

    • D.

      Taking

    Correct Answer
    A. Taken
    Explanation
    In this sentence, the verb "will have" indicates a future perfect tense, which is used to express an action that will be completed before a specific time in the future. The correct form of the verb to complete the sentence is "taken," as it is the past participle form of the verb "take." Therefore, the correct answer is "taken."

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  • 16. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: Hubble´s replacements will be able to see through the clouds of gas that ______ in the way before.

    • A.

      Got

    • B.

      Gotten

    • C.

      Getting

    • D.

      Has get

    Correct Answer
    A. Got
    Explanation
    The correct form of the verb in this sentence is "got." This is because "got" is the past tense of the verb "get," which is the appropriate tense to use in this sentence. The sentence is referring to something that happened in the past (the clouds of gas being in the way), so "got" is the correct choice.

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  • 17. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: SIRTF will ________ infrared light.

    • A.

      Detect

    • B.

      Detected

    • C.

      Detecting

    • D.

      Has detected

    Correct Answer
    A. Detect
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "detect" because it matches the subject "SIRTF" (an acronym for the Space Infrared Telescope Facility) and the present tense form of the verb.

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  • 18. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb:By the end of its five year life, SIRTF will have _________ through clouds of gases to reveal superplanets and very dim stars called Brown dwarfs.

    • A.

      Cut

    • B.

      Cutted

    • C.

      Cutting

    • D.

      Has cutting

    Correct Answer
    A. Cut
    Explanation
    The correct form of the verb in this sentence is "cut". This is because the sentence is referring to a future action that will be completed by the end of SIRTF's five-year life. The verb "cut" is in the future perfect tense, indicating that the action will have been completed in the future. The other options, "cutted", "cutting", and "has cutting", are not grammatically correct forms of the verb in this context.

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  • 19. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: SIM will _________ individual stars in clusters.

    • A.

      Spot

    • B.

      Spotting

    • C.

      Spotted

    • D.

      Has spotted

    Correct Answer
    A. Spot
    Explanation
    The correct form of the verb in this sentence is "spot." This is because the sentence is in the future tense and the subject "SIM" will perform the action of spotting individual stars in clusters.

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  • 20. 

    Choose the correct form of the verb: Hubble has _________ us blurry images of clustered stars.

    • A.

      Brought

    • B.

      Bringed

    • C.

      Bring

    • D.

      Bringing

    Correct Answer
    A. Brought
    Explanation
    The verb "has brought" is the correct form in this sentence. "Brought" is the past participle form of the verb "bring" and is used in conjunction with the auxiliary verb "has" to indicate an action that occurred in the past and continues to have relevance in the present. The other options "bringed," "bring," and "bringing" are not correct forms of the verb in this context.

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