Insight Pre-intermediate Unit 2 Reading

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Insight Pre-intermediate Unit 2 Reading - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Read the conversation and complete it with correct responses.- Hello, John. You look excited! Have you any good news?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    B. I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!
    Explanation
    The given answer is the correct response because it acknowledges the previous statement about looking forward to summer holidays. It shows agreement with the idea of anticipating and being excited about the upcoming break.

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  • 2. 

    - I see now! Where are you going this time?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    D. My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland
    Explanation
    The given answer provides the specific information about the speaker's destination, which is a small island called Inishmore off the west of Ireland. This answer is supported by the previous statement mentioning the speaker's plan to go somewhere not for fun, but to have a good rest and admire beautiful nature. The answer also aligns with the context of the conversation, where the speaker discusses the improvements in the place over the years.

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  • 3. 

    - Well, I don't think it's the right place to go. It must be quite deserted and boring.

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    G. It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer explains that the place being discussed used to be poor and lacked basic amenities like electricity and running water sixty years ago. This suggests that the place has undergone significant development and improvement since then, and it is no longer deserted or boring.

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  • 4. 

    - Was there ahy life at all?!

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    C. Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the statement "Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet." This answer is supported by the previous statement that "People have always lived there" and the following statement that "life used to be poor and too quiet." This suggests that although there has always been life on the island, it was not always prosperous or lively.

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  • 5. 

    - Do you mean everything has changed since then?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    F. Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that nowadays there are big modern houses, hotels, and restaurants on the small island of Inishmore, and the people living there are quite happy with their lives. This implies that the island has undergone significant development and improvement in living conditions compared to sixty years ago when there was no electricity or running water.

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  • 6. 

    - And, are there any places for entertainment?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    A. I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the response that states the person is going to the destination not for entertainment, but for rest and to appreciate the natural beauty. This answer aligns with the previous statement that the person is not going for fun and suggests that the destination may not have a lot of entertainment options.

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  • 7. 

    - Well, I see what you mean. By the way, how are you going to get there? By plane, I suppose?

    • A.

      I'm not sure. I'm going there not for fun, but to have a good rest and to admire the beautiful nature.

    • B.

      I suppose you're right. I'm looking forward to my summer holidays!

    • C.

      Oh, don't laugh, please. People have always lived there, but then life used to be poor and too quiet.

    • D.

      My destination is a small island called Inishmore that is off the west of Ireland

    • E.

      May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so, I think, I'll use this variant.

    • F.

      Surely, there are big modern houses, hotels and restaurants and people are quite happy with their lives nowadays.

    • G.

      It was, sixty years ago. And there weren't even any electricity or running water.

    Correct Answer
    E. May be, but going by ferry is more romantic, so, I think, I'll use this variant.
    Explanation
    The correct answer suggests that the person prefers to travel to the small island called Inishmore by ferry because it is more romantic. The other options mentioned in the conversation, such as going by plane, are not considered as appealing. The answer implies that the person values the experience and atmosphere of traveling by ferry over other modes of transportation.

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  • 8. 

    Which one do you like?

    • A.

      Option 1

    • B.

      Option 2

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Option 4

    Correct Answer
    A. Option 1

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