English Paragraph Quiz

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Are you ready to take an English paragraph quiz? There are so many rules that one has to learn if he/she wants to be fluent in the English language. And it's not just about being grammatically correct, but it's also about choosing the right words that convey your message in the most suitable way. In the paragraph quiz, there are ten fill-in-the-blanks that you have to fill one by one in each question. Let's see how many of those you can get right.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Body Language Many people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject. Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!   Fill in the first blank.

    • A.

      Getting

    • B.

      Realizing

    • C.

      Understanding

    • D.

      Seeing

    Correct Answer
    C. Understanding
    Explanation
    The context of the passage suggests that the first blank should be filled with a word that relates to comprehending or interpreting body language. "Understanding" fits this meaning and is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    Body Language Many people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject. Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!   Fill in the second blank.

    • A.

      Order

    • B.

      Case

    • C.

      Spite

    • D.

      Fact

    Correct Answer
    D. Fact
    Explanation
    The word "fact" is the correct answer for the second blank because the sentence states that there are many books written on the subject of body language. This implies that the existence of these books is a factual statement.

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  • 3. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the third blank.

    • A.

      Told

    • B.

      Receive

    • C.

      Communicate

    • D.

      Deliver

    Correct Answer
    C. Communicate
    Explanation
    The third blank should be filled with "Communicate" because the sentence talks about using body language to convey or express one's own message. It suggests that understanding and using body language effectively is important for effective communication.

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  • 4. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the fourth blank.

    • A.

      Nowadays

    • B.

      Daily

    • C.

      Often

    • D.

      Previously

    Correct Answer
    A. Nowadays
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Nowadays" because the sentence states that there are many books written on the subject of body language. This suggests that there is currently a lot of interest and information available on the topic, indicating that it is a popular and relevant subject in present times.

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  • 5. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the fifth blank.

    • A.

      At

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      By

    Correct Answer
    C. To
    Explanation
    The word "to" is the correct answer for the fifth blank because it indicates the purpose or intention behind the action of experts going into companies to talk to employees about body language. They go into companies in order to talk to employees about how to perform better.

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  • 6. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the sixth blank.

    • A.

      Told

    • B.

      Get

    • C.

      Named

    • D.

      Suggest

    Correct Answer
    D. Suggest
    Explanation
    The word "suggest" is the correct answer because it fits logically in the sentence and maintains the flow of the paragraph. The sentence states that experts go into companies to talk to employees about how to perform better, and they suggest that this can be done with changes in their body talk. The word "suggest" implies that the experts offer recommendations or advice to the employees on how to improve their body language.

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  • 7. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the seventh blank.

    • A.

      Few

    • B.

      Several

    • C.

      Many

    • D.

      Some

    Correct Answer
    A. Few
  • 8. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the eighth blank.

    • A.

      Should

    • B.

      Can

    • C.

      Might

    • D.

      Ought

    Correct Answer
    D. Ought
    Explanation
    The word "ought" is the correct answer for the eighth blank because it fits grammatically and contextually. The sentence states that "welcoming body language, for example, (8) ought to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen." This suggests that it is expected or recommended for welcoming body language to include these actions.

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  • 9. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the ninth blank.

    • A.

      Telling

    • B.

      Saying

    • C.

      Speaking

    • D.

      Talking

    Correct Answer
    A. Telling
    Explanation
    The ninth blank should be filled with "Telling" because the sentence is discussing the difficulty of realizing when somebody is telling a lie. The word "telling" is commonly used to describe the act of communicating or expressing something, which includes speaking or conveying information through body language. Therefore, "telling a lie" is the most appropriate phrase to complete the sentence in context.

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  • 10. 

    Body LanguageMany people believe the way to really know somebody is to understand what they mean when they're saying nothing at all! This is the science of (1) _______________ body language. In (2) ________________, learning how to recognize body language and how to use it to (3) ____________ your own message, is big business. (4) ________________ there are many books written on the subject.Experts even go into companies to talk (5) ______________ employees about how to perform better. They (6) ___________ that this can be done with a (7) _________________ changes in their body talk. Welcoming body language, for example, (8) _________________ to include giving a friendly nod to say hello and leaning forward slightly to show you want to listen. The problem is that the more we understand body language, the more able we are to change it if we want to. This means that realizing when somebody is (9) __________________ a lie is more difficult than (10) __________________ used to be!Fill in the tenth blank.

    • A.

      Its

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      They

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    B. It
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It". In this context, "It" refers to the understanding of body language. The sentence states that the more we understand body language, the more difficult it becomes to realize when somebody is telling a lie.

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