Grammar 6, Unit 3: Trapped In The Past

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  • 1. 

    Glasses for the blind allows blind people to see . . . 

    • A.

      Perfectly

    • B.

      Light and dark

    • C.

      Shapes in the environment

    Correct Answer
    C. Shapes in the environment
    Explanation
    Glasses for the blind are designed to enhance the visual experience of blind individuals. These glasses utilize advanced technology to detect and convert visual information into tactile or auditory feedback, enabling blind people to perceive and understand shapes in their surroundings. By providing this additional sensory input, the glasses help blind individuals navigate and interact with their environment more effectively.

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  • 2. 

    From the keynote . . . Use the third conditional to talk about things that . . . 

    • A.

      Happened

    • B.

      Didn't actually happen

    Correct Answer
    B. Didn't actually happen
    Explanation
    The third conditional is used to talk about hypothetical situations that didn't actually happen in the past. It is used to express regrets, wishes, or unrealized possibilities. In this context, the correct answer suggests that the third conditional is used to discuss events or situations that didn't actually occur.

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  • 3. 

    I wish I'd met my favourite actor when he was in town.

    • A.

      I met my favourite actor.

    • B.

      I didn't meet my favourite actor.

    Correct Answer
    B. I didn't meet my favourite actor.
    Explanation
    The given answer "I didn't meet my favourite actor" is correct because it states that the speaker did not have the opportunity to meet their favourite actor when he was in town. This implies that the speaker regrets not being able to meet him and expresses a wish to have met him.

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  • 4. 

    I had shaken her hand before I was formally introduced to her.

    • A.

      I shook her hand.

    • B.

      I didn't shake her hand.

    Correct Answer
    A. I shook her hand.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I shook her hand" because the sentence "I had shaken her hand before I was formally introduced to her" implies that the action of shaking her hand happened in the past before the formal introduction. Therefore, the correct answer is the one that reflects this past action, which is "I shook her hand."

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  • 5. 

    I'd go if you asked me.

    • A.

      I want to go

    • B.

      I don't want to go

    • C.

      I went

    • D.

      I didn't go

    Correct Answer
    A. I want to go
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "I want to go" because it aligns with the conditional statement "I'd go if you asked me." This indicates that the speaker is expressing their desire to go somewhere if they are invited or asked.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the best answer.I'd have gone if you had asked me.

    • A.

      I want to go

    • B.

      I don't want to go

    • C.

      I went

    • D.

      I didn't go but I wanted to

    Correct Answer
    D. I didn't go but I wanted to
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "I didn't go but I wanted to." This answer implies that the speaker did not go somewhere, but they had a desire or intention to go if they had been asked. It suggests that the speaker regrets not being given the opportunity to go.

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  • 7. 

    Choose the best answer.Hiroko shouldn't have studied so hard.

    • A.

      Hiroko is a good student.

    • B.

      Hiroko is a bad student.

    Correct Answer
    A. Hiroko is a good student.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hiroko is a good student." This is because the statement "Hiroko shouldn't have studied so hard" implies that Hiroko already possesses good study habits and does not need to study excessively. Therefore, it can be inferred that Hiroko is a good student who is diligent and committed to her studies.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the best answer.Would you have recognized me at the party if you had gone?

    • A.

      You saw me and recognized me.

    • B.

      You didn't see me. And you were at the party.

    • C.

      You didn't see me. And you weren't at the party.

    Correct Answer
    C. You didn't see me. And you weren't at the party.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You didn't see me. And you weren't at the party." This answer provides a logical explanation for why the person being addressed would not have recognized the speaker at the party. It states that the person did not see the speaker and also was not present at the party. Therefore, it is reasonable to conclude that the person would not have recognized the speaker.

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  • 9. 

    Choose the best answer.I wish I could've gone to the game.

    • A.

      The game is in the future. And I want to go.

    • B.

      The game is over. I didn't go.

    Correct Answer
    B. The game is over. I didn't go.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The game is over. I didn't go." This answer accurately reflects the meaning of the statement "I wish I could've gone to the game." It implies that the opportunity to attend the game has passed, and the speaker regrets not being able to go.

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  • 10. 

    Choose the correct answer.I ____ I had gone to the show. I heard it was awesome.

    • A.

      Wish

    • B.

      Hope

    Correct Answer
    A. Wish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "wish" because the sentence expresses a regret or desire for something that did not happen in the past. The speaker is expressing that they regret not going to the show and they have heard that it was amazing.

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  • 11. 

    Choose the correct answer.I _____ so much fun if I'd gone. I know it.

    • A.

      Did have

    • B.

      Will have

    • C.

      Would have

    • D.

      Would have had

    Correct Answer
    D. Would have had
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would have had." This is because the sentence is in the past unreal conditional form, indicating a hypothetical situation in the past. The phrase "would have" is used to express the unrealized possibility or regret about not having fun in the past. The word "had" is added to complete the verb phrase in the past perfect tense.

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  • 12. 

    Choose the correct answer.Well, I hope we can ____ the next time the band comes to our city.

    • A.

      Go

    • B.

      Went

    • C.

      Gone

    • D.

      Have gone

    Correct Answer
    A. Go
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "go" because the sentence is expressing a hope or desire for a future event. The verb "go" is the base form of the verb and is used to talk about future plans or intentions. In this case, the speaker is hoping to go to the next concert when the band comes to their city.

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  • 13. 

    Choose the correct answer.Sometimes I think about how my life ________ if I had stayed in Paris.

    • A.

      Will be

    • B.

      Would be

    • C.

      Would have been

    • D.

      Had been

    Correct Answer
    C. Would have been
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would have been." This is because the sentence is discussing a hypothetical situation in the past - staying in Paris. The phrase "would have been" is used to express the idea of a different outcome or result if a certain condition had been met. In this case, the speaker is imagining how their life would have been different if they had stayed in Paris.

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  • 14. 

    Choose the correct answer.I just _____ that we would have already had kids by now, you know?

    • A.

      Hope

    • B.

      Hoped

    Correct Answer
    B. Hoped
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hoped". In the given sentence, the verb "hoped" is used to express a past belief or expectation. The speaker is expressing their surprise or disappointment that their expectation of having kids by now has not been met. The use of the past tense indicates that this belief or expectation was held in the past.

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  • 15. 

    Choose the correct answer.My boyfriend is so cold, he never talks about his feelings. I really wish he _____.

    • A.

      Will

    • B.

      Would

    Correct Answer
    B. Would
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would." The sentence is expressing a hypothetical or unreal situation. The speaker is expressing a wish for her boyfriend to talk about his feelings, indicating that he currently does not do so. "Would" is used to indicate a desired action or behavior in the present or future.

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  • 16. 

    Choose the correct answer.A: We're going skiing this weekend, want to come?B: I wish I _____ but I don't own my own skis.

    • A.

      Can

    • B.

      Could

    • C.

      Could have

    Correct Answer
    B. Could
    Explanation
    In this conversation, person B expresses a desire to join person A for skiing but states that they are unable to because they do not own their own skis. The word "could" is used to convey this meaning, indicating that person B would like to join but is unable to due to a specific reason.

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  • 17. 

    Choose the best answer.If I'd watched where I was going, I wouldn't have broken my arm.

    • A.

      She is a careful person.

    • B.

      She is not a careful person.

    Correct Answer
    B. She is not a careful person.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She is not a careful person." This is because the statement "If I'd watched where I was going, I wouldn't have broken my arm" implies that the person who broke their arm was not paying attention or being careful. Therefore, the answer suggests that the person is not a careful person.

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  • 18. 

    Choose the correct answer.If I'd left class earlier, I wouldn't have missed the beginning of the movie.

    • A.

      He left class early.

    • B.

      He didn't leave class early.

    Correct Answer
    B. He didn't leave class early.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He didn't leave class early." This is because the sentence states "If I'd left class earlier, I wouldn't have missed the beginning of the movie." This implies that the person did not leave class early, therefore they missed the beginning of the movie.

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  • 19. 

    Choose the correct answer.I wonder what ______ if I had quit my job?

    • A.

      Would happen

    • B.

      Would have happened

    • C.

      Will happen

    • D.

      Happen

    Correct Answer
    B. Would have happened
    Explanation
    The question is asking about a hypothetical situation in the past, specifically wondering about the outcome if the person had quit their job. The correct answer "would have happened" is in the past conditional tense, indicating a hypothetical result in the past.

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  • 20. 

    Choose the correct answer.That went terribly. We ________ more.

    • A.

      Practice

    • B.

      Should practice

    • C.

      Should have practiced

    Correct Answer
    C. Should have practiced
    Explanation
    The statement "That went terribly" suggests that something did not go well in the past. The phrase "should have practiced" indicates that the speaker regrets not practicing before the event, which could have potentially improved the outcome. Therefore, the correct answer is "should have practiced" as it reflects the idea of hindsight and the missed opportunity to prepare in advance.

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  • 21. 

    Choose the correct answer.If I hadn't agreed to work with you, I ________ that money.

    • A.

      Get

    • B.

      Would get

    • C.

      Would've gotten (or would've got)

    Correct Answer
    C. Would've gotten (or would've got)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would've gotten (or would've got)". This is because the sentence is in the past conditional tense, indicating a hypothetical situation. The use of "would've" suggests that if the speaker had not agreed to work with the person, they would have received the money. The alternative answer choices "get" and "would get" are in the present tense and do not convey the same conditional meaning.

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  • 22. 

    Is the "d " in the sentence "had" or "would"? If you spoke English on the weekend, you'd speak better during the week.

    • A.

      Had

    • B.

      Would

    Correct Answer
    B. Would
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would" because it is used to express a hypothetical situation or a conditional statement. In the given sentence, "If you spoke English on the weekend, you'd speak better during the week," the use of "would" indicates that speaking English on the weekend would result in speaking better during the week.

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  • 23. 

    Is the "d" in the sentence "had" or "would"He'd just spoken to his teacher.

    • A.

      Had

    • B.

      Would

    Correct Answer
    A. Had
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had" because the contraction "He'd" is short for "He had." In this sentence, it means that he had just spoken to his teacher. The contraction "would" would not make sense in this context.

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  • 24. 

    Is the following "unreal" wish correct or incorrect?I wish we would have never met in the first place.

    • A.

      Incorrect

    • B.

      Correct

    Correct Answer
    A. Incorrect
    Explanation
    The statement "I wish we would have never met in the first place" is expressing a desire for a different past, specifically for the individuals to have never met. However, since they have already met, it is not possible to change the past. Therefore, the wish is not correct or achievable.

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  • 25. 

    Check the correct answer.I'd met her twice. Once in New Orleans and once in Toronto.

    • A.

      I didn't meet her

    • B.

      I met her

    • C.

      I want to meet her in the future

    Correct Answer
    B. I met her
    Explanation
    The given statement states that the person met her twice, once in New Orleans and once in Toronto. Therefore, the correct answer is "I met her."

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