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Any budding writer should learn from an early stage that powerful verbs are the key to unique and engaging pieces of literature. They involve the use of much more descriptive and exciting words than you’d usually use in conversation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the correct PV

    • A.

      World

    • B.

      Writing

    • C.

      Motivated

    • D.

      Smiling

    Correct Answer
    C. Motivated
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Motivated" because the other options, "World," "Writing," and "Smiling," do not fit the context of the question. The question asks for the correct PV (presumed verb), and "Motivated" is the only option that can be used as a verb. The other options are either nouns or adjectives.

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  • 2. 

    PV are verbs that end with -ed

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect. PV does not stand for verbs that end with -ed. It is unclear what PV stands for in this context, as the question does not provide any additional information. However, based on the given information, we can conclude that the correct answer is False.

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  • 3. 

    Identify the correct PV's (there can be more than one)

    • A.

      Tiptoed

    • B.

      Whispered

    • C.

      Walked

    • D.

      Whined

    • E.

      Juggled

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Tiptoed
    B. Whispered
    D. Whined
    Explanation
    The correct PV's (Phrasal Verbs) from the given options are "tiptoed," "whispered," and "whined." These verbs are used to describe actions that involve walking quietly, speaking softly, and making a high-pitched complaining sound. The other options, "walked" and "juggled," do not function as phrasal verbs in this context.

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  • 4. 

    Powerful verbs are very helpful when writing a good report. It has a _________ effect on the readers

    Correct Answer(s)
    emotional
    unique
    Explanation
    Powerful verbs have an emotional effect on the readers because they evoke strong emotions and create a vivid and engaging experience. Additionally, they are unique in the sense that they stand out and make the report more memorable and impactful. By using powerful verbs, the writer can effectively convey their message and captivate the readers, making the report more effective and persuasive.

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  • 5. 

    I sneaked behind a ________ flower (synonym for beautiful)

    Correct Answer(s)
    gorgeous
    dazling
    good looking
    alluring
    attractive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "gorgeous, dazzling, good looking, alluring, attractive." These words are all synonyms for "beautiful" and can be used to describe a flower.

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  • 6. 

    Instead of using 'walk', what could you use? (choose more than one)

    • A.

      Peeped

    • B.

      Ran

    • C.

      Sneaked

    • D.

      Tiptoed

    • E.

      Juggled

    • F.

      Flew

    • G.

      Jumped

    • H.

      Played

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Ran
    C. Sneaked
    D. Tiptoed
    Explanation
    The given answer choices are all verbs that can be used as alternatives to "walk". "Ran" implies moving quickly on foot, "sneaked" suggests moving quietly and secretly, and "tiptoed" refers to walking on one's toes to avoid making noise. Therefore, all three options can be used instead of "walk".

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