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Choose the correct quantifier in the following sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    He is broke. He spends too ___________ money.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    A. Much
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "much". This is because "much" is used to describe an amount of money, while "many" is used for countable objects. "Few" and "little" are used for small amounts, but they do not specifically refer to money. Therefore, "much" is the most appropriate choice in this context to indicate that he spends a large amount of money.

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  • 2. 

    I’m so busy. I have very ___________ time to do anything.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    D. Little
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "little". This is because the sentence is referring to a small amount of time available to do anything. "Little" is used to describe a small quantity or amount, which fits the context of the sentence.

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  • 3. 

    Most failed this exam. Only _________ students passed it.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    C. Few
    Explanation
    The word "failed" indicates that a large number of students did not pass the exam. Therefore, the correct word to complete the sentence is "few," which means a small number or not many. This implies that only a small number of students were able to pass the exam.

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  • 4. 

    I told you ________ times to clean your room!

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    B. Many
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "many" because it is used to describe countable nouns, such as "times" in this sentence. The speaker is expressing frustration at the person's repeated failure to clean their room, emphasizing the large number of times they have already asked them to do so.

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  • 5. 

    This coffee is too sweet. There is too _________ sugar in it.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    A. Much
    Explanation
    The word "much" is the correct answer because it is used to describe uncountable nouns, such as sugar. In this sentence, "too much sugar" means that there is an excessive amount of sugar in the coffee, indicating that it is too sweet. The other options, "many," "few," and "little," are used to describe countable nouns, so they would not be appropriate in this context.

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  • 6. 

    He isn't very popular. He has ___________ friends.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    C. Few
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "few" because it is used to describe a small number of friends. "Few" is the correct word to use when referring to a small quantity of countable nouns, such as friends. In this sentence, it implies that the person does not have many friends, indicating that they are not very popular.

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  • 7. 

    Ann is very busy these days. She has __________ free time.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    D. Little
    Explanation
    Ann is very busy these days, indicating that she has a limited amount of time available. The word "little" is used to describe a small quantity or amount, which fits the context of Ann's situation. Therefore, "little" is the correct answer to indicate that Ann has a small amount of free time.

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  • 8. 

    Did you take ___________ photographs when you were on holidays?

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    B. Many
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the number of photographs taken on holidays. The word "many" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to a large quantity or number of something, which is appropriate for describing the number of photographs taken.

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  • 9. 

    I'm not very busy today. I haven't got ___________ to do.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    A. Much
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "much" because the sentence is referring to the amount of things the person has to do, and "much" is used to describe a large quantity or amount. In this case, it implies that the person doesn't have a large quantity or amount of things to do, indicating that they are not very busy.

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  • 10. 

    The museum was very crowded. There were too ___________ people.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    B. Many
    Explanation
    The word "many" is the correct answer because it is used to describe a large number of countable nouns, such as people. In this context, "many" indicates that there were a significant number of people in the museum, suggesting a crowded environment.

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  • 11. 

    Most of the town is modern. There are ___________ old buildings.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    C. Few
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "few" because the sentence states that most of the town is modern, implying that there are not many old buildings. "Few" is used to indicate a small number or quantity, which fits the context of the sentence.

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  • 12. 

    The weather has been very dry recently. We've had ____________ rain.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    D. Little
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "little" because "little" is used to describe a small amount of something uncountable, such as rain. In this context, it means that there has been a small amount of rain due to the dry weather.

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  • 13. 

    There isn't __________ cheese in the fridge. We need to buy more.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    A. Much
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "much" because the word "cheese" is an uncountable noun, so we use "much" instead of "many" or "few". Additionally, "little" is used for uncountable nouns to indicate a small amount, but in this case, we need to buy more cheese, so "little" is not the correct choice.

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  • 14. 

    This is Spring, there are _________ birds singing in the trees.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    B. Many
    Explanation
    In spring, there are usually a large number of birds singing in the trees. The word "many" is used to refer to a large quantity of countable nouns, such as birds. Therefore, "many" is the correct answer to indicate the abundance of birds singing in the trees during the spring season.

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  • 15. 

    It's a holiday. Very _________ people work today.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    C. Few
    Explanation
    On holidays, a small number of people work, so the correct answer is "few."

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  • 16. 

    Today will be mostly sunny, with just a ___________ rain.

    • A.

      Much

    • B.

      Many

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    D. Little
    Explanation
    Today will be mostly sunny, with just a little rain. This implies that there will be a small amount of rain, indicating that the weather will mostly be dry and sunny. The word "little" is used to describe a small quantity or amount, which is appropriate in this context.

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