Grammar 7, Unit 5: That's Not What I Said

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Grammar 7, Unit 5: That


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you offer someone an olive branch, what do you do?
    • A. 

      Make things more difficult for them

    • B. 

      Make peace with them

    • C. 

      Make olive oil

    • D. 

      Make things easier for them

  • 2. 
    From the four choices below, which one is the best way to connect the two following sentences?Lydia appears to be an honest person. I can never be sure she's telling me the truth.
    • A. 

      However I can never be sure she's telling me the truth, Lydia appears to be an honest person.

    • B. 

      Lydia appears to be an honest person, on the contrary, I can never be sure she's telling me the truth.

    • C. 

      But Lydia appears to be an honest person, I can never be sure she's telling me the truth.

    • D. 

      Although Lydia appears to be an honest person, I can never be sure she's telling me the truth.

  • 3. 
    What does justified mean?
    • A. 

      To hear something from someone from someone who heard it from someone else

    • B. 

      To be correct or right in an argument with proof to back it up

    • C. 

      To stop someone in the middle of their speech

    • D. 

      To accuse someone without proof

  • 4. 
    Which connector best fits the following sentence?The old carpet in the hall was mostly woven wool ___ this one is a mix of wool and cotton.
    • A. 

      Yet

    • B. 

      Even though

    • C. 

      Whereas

    • D. 

      Despite

  • 5. 
    Join the two following sentences together using your choice of connectors below. Be careful, some of the choices may not work!even though, on the other hand, butI got to class on time. I had missed my bus.Don't forget that your sentence is case-sensitive and remember to include the correct punctuation in and at the end of the sentence. 
  • 6. 
    All of the adverb clause connectors have exactly the same meaning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    From the four choices below, which one is the best way to connect the two following sentences?I study hard and never seem to get good grades. My brother never studies and he always seems to get good grades. 
    • A. 

      While I study hard and never seem to get good grades, my brother never studies and he always seems to get good grades.

    • B. 

      I study hard and never seem to get good grades although my brother never studies and he always seems to get good grades.

    • C. 

      However I study hard and never seem to get good grades, my brother never studies and he always seems to get good grades.

    • D. 

      My brother never studies and he always seems to get good grades nevertheless I study hard and never seem to get good grades.

  • 8. 
    From the reading Choices, why does Dejah think she made the right choice?
    • A. 

      Even though she loves Charlie, she loves the farm more

    • B. 

      Even though they have the farm, they can travel

    • C. 

      She loves the farm

    • D. 

      Even though she and Charlie are different, they see eye to eye on what's important

  • 9. 
    But can be used at the beginning of a sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If you slander someone, what do you do?
    • A. 

      You hit them

    • B. 

      You say something about them that isn't true without any facts to support what you say

    • C. 

      You say something about them and they say something back

    • D. 

      You hurt them by saying something unkind

  • 11. 
    Which connector best fits the following sentence? Be careful to pay attention to the punctuation!Rachel is an English native speaker; ___, that doesn't make her an effective teacher of the language.
    • A. 

      Yet

    • B. 

      While

    • C. 

      But

    • D. 

      Still

  • 12. 
    Join the two following sentences together using your choice of connectors below. Be careful, some of the choices may not work!in spite of, while, despiteThere was frost on the sand. We decided to go to the beach anyway.Don't forget that your sentence is case-sensitive and remember to include the correct punctuation in and at the end of the sentence. 
  • 13. 
    From the four choices below, which one is the best way to connect the two following sentences?My teacher told me that I was doing well. The grade on my final exam was awful. 
    • A. 

      My teacher told me that I was doing well however the grade on my final exam was awful.

    • B. 

      Nonetheless my teacher told me that I was doing well, the grade on my final exam was awful.

    • C. 

      My teacher told me that I was doing well, yet the grade on my final exam was awful.

    • D. 

      My teacher told me that I was doing well the grade on my final exam was awful though.

  • 14. 
    Prepositions like in spite of and despite can only be followed my a noun or a noun phrase.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    "But" and "yet" are used in exactly the same way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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