Grammar 7, Unit 2: Weird And Wonderful

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Grammar 7, Unit 2: Weird And Wonderful


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  • 1. 
    skeptic is...
    • A. 

      Someone who thinks everyone else is wrong

    • B. 

      Someone who believes in nothing

    • C. 

      Someone who will believe everything

    • D. 

      Someone who has doubts about something being presented as fact

  • 2. 
    Choose the direct speech statement that most closely matches the reported speech statement below:He said that he didn't understand what had just happened there. 
    • A. 

      He said, "I don't understand what had just happened here."

    • B. 

      He said, "I don't understand what just happened there."

    • C. 

      He said, "I don't understand what has just happened here."

    • D. 

      He said, "I didn't understand what had just happened there."

  • 3. 
    poltergeist is what kind of ghost?
    • A. 

      The kind that is calm, quiet and peaceful

    • B. 

      The kind that causes a lot of problems, and is usually connected to children

    • C. 

      The really frightening kind

    • D. 

      The cute, sweet kind

  • 4. 
    Type in the correct reported speech question that corresponds with the direct speech question below:She asked me, "Where were you yesterday?"Don't forget that your answer is case sensitive and remember your punctuation at the end of the sentence.
  • 5. 
    Which reported speech question matches the following direct speech question?I asked him, "How long have you been standing here waiting?"
    • A. 

      I asked how much he has been standing here waiting

    • B. 

      I asked him how much time he was standing there waiting

    • C. 

      I asked how long he was standing here waiting

    • D. 

      I asked him how long he had been standing there waiting

  • 6. 
    From the story Paradise Cove, what happened to the main character when she stepped through the mirror?
    • A. 

      She ended up back at the inn in town

    • B. 

      She went straight downtown

    • C. 

      She ended up back in her own home

    • D. 

      She stayed inside the mirror with the others

  • 7. 
    We always have to change the expressions of time in a reported speech statement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which reported speech question best matches the direct question below?They asked us, "Where are you going so fast? We just got here."
    • A. 

      They asked us where we will be going so fast and that we had just got there

    • B. 

      They asked us where we were going so fast and said that they had just gotten there

    • C. 

      They asked us where we are going so fast and we just got here

    • D. 

      They asked us where we had been going so fast and that we were just getting there

  • 9. 
    Type in the correct reported speech command that matches the following direct speech command:He ordered, "Put those apple pies on the table!"Don't forget that your answer is case sensitive and remember the punctuation at the end of the sentence.
  • 10. 
    Which direct speech question best matches the following reported speech question?He asked me when I had seen him last.
    • A. 

      He asked me, "When was the last time I had seen him?"

    • B. 

      He asked me, "When had you last seen him?"

    • C. 

      He asked me, "When would you last see him?"

    • D. 

      He asked me, "When did you last see him?"

  • 11. 
    If I am reporting a conversation that is ongoing, I don't need to change the tenses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    If you have telekinesis, what do you have the ability to do?
    • A. 

      You can see when people are going to die

    • B. 

      You can move objects with the power of your mind

    • C. 

      You can hear people's thoughts

    • D. 

      You can lift objects with very little physical power

  • 13. 
    Which reported speech command best matches the direct speech command below?My mom shouted, "Don't stand on that table! The legs aren't stable and you'll fall off!"
    • A. 

      My mom shouted at me that I didn't stand on the table and the legs are not stable and that I will fall off

    • B. 

      My mom shouted at me not standing on the table an the legs are not stable and that I could fall off

    • C. 

      My mom shouted at me not to stand on the table because the legs weren't stable and I would fall off

    • D. 

      My mom shouted at me not to stand on the table and the legs are not stable and that I am going to fall off

  • 14. 
    Why is a "shaman" so important in native cultures?
    • A. 

      It is the person who ensures the laws are obeyed

    • B. 

      It is the person who can change their shape at will

    • C. 

      It is the person responsible for the spiritual well-being of the people

    • D. 

      It is the person responsible for the education of the people

  • 15. 
    If we use a verb other than "said", we do not have to use "that" in a reported speech statement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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