Grammar 7, Unit 1: Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

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Grammar 7, Unit 1: Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If your kids are creating havoc in your house, what does it look like?
    • A. 

      Only liquids are spilled

    • B. 

      Everything is neat and clean and in its place

    • C. 

      There is noise, confusion and chaos everywhere

    • D. 

      Only one room is messy

  • 2. 
    In the 1830's, ketchup ____ as a cure all-medicine. Now, it just tastes great on French fries!
    • A. 

      Had been selling

    • B. 

      Sold

    • C. 

      Selling

    • D. 

      Was sold

  • 3. 
    There is a huge hole in my fence and I want to know what ___ to fix it!
    • A. 

      Has being done

    • B. 

      Is done

    • C. 

      Is being done

    • D. 

      Is doing

  • 4. 
    We use the passive voice when we want to emphasize a different part of the sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What will exacerbate a cold?
    • A. 

      Taking medicine

    • B. 

      Staying out all night drinking and partying

    • C. 

      Getting lots of sleep

    • D. 

      Drinking water

  • 6. 
    Oh no! I left me towel on the beach for one minute and a wave came in and it ____ away.
    • A. 

      Was sweeping

    • B. 

      Was swept

    • C. 

      Swept

    • D. 

      Sweeping

  • 7. 
    I still can't believe it! I ____ (ask) to speak at our graduation ceremony this year.
  • 8. 
    Choose the correct form for the following passive sentence. Make sure you pay attention to the tense being used in the sentence.
    • A. 

      Who was being responsible for breaking that window?

    • B. 

      Who is responsible for breaking that window?

    • C. 

      Who responsible for breaking that window?

    • D. 

      Who had responsible for breaking that window?

  • 9. 
    If we use the verb occur in an active sentence, we can make it passive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When I decided to sell my house last year, I never dreamed it ____ by my sister-in-law.
    • A. 

      Was buying

    • B. 

      Had been bought

    • C. 

      Would be bought

    • D. 

      Was bought

  • 11. 
    In the reading â€‹Preparing for the Worst, what did not happen to the person trapped in their apartment during the ice storm?
    • A. 

      The phones died on the third day

    • B. 

      The army had to come in to clear away the debris

    • C. 

      Trees fell down

    • D. 

      The patio door didn't freeze

  • 12. 
    What does perennial mean?
    • A. 

      Chaos and disorder

    • B. 

      Happening the same way year after year

    • C. 

      A loss of electrical power

    • D. 

      A swirling mass of air current

  • 13. 
    My sister's youngest son always cries at family parties because he hates ___.
    • A. 

      Ignoring

    • B. 

      To be ignoring

    • C. 

      To be ignored

    • D. 

      To ignore

  • 14. 
    If there are two objects in an active sentence, both objects become the subject.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The calm middle of a big storm is called the _______. 
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