# Problem Or Solution Sentence Identification Quiz

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Play this quiz to review your English grammar knowledge. Read each sentence carefully, then identify if it is a problem or a solution in the below quiz. In the English language, a problem-solution format is a way to identify a given problem and then propose one or more solutions. Do you think you can easily identify if the given text is a problem or a solution? If so, give this quiz a try and check to assess yourself. Good luck, buddy!

• 1.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

A. Problem
• 2.

### I paid a fine to have the book replaced.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

B. Solution
Explanation
The given sentence states that the speaker paid a fine in order to have the book replaced. This implies that there was a problem, which was resolved by the solution of paying the fine. Therefore, the correct answer is "Solution."

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• 3.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

A. Problem
• 4.

### I always took a nap when I got home to recharge my energy.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

B. Solution
Explanation
The given statement suggests that the person always took a nap when they got home in order to recharge their energy. This implies that taking a nap is the solution to their problem of feeling tired or lacking energy. Therefore, the correct answer is "Solution".

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• 5.

### I put aloe cream on my sore skin.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

B. Solution
Explanation
The answer "Solution" is correct because the sentence states that the person put aloe cream on their sore skin. By doing so, they are attempting to alleviate or solve the problem of their sore skin. Therefore, the action of applying aloe cream can be considered a solution to the problem.

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• 6.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

A. Problem
• 7.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

B. Solution
• 8.

### The mother did not wear her face mask.

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Problem

• B.

Solution

A. Problem
Explanation
The given statement states that the mother did not wear her face mask. This indicates that there is a problem, as wearing face masks is recommended as a preventive measure to reduce the spread of diseases, especially during situations like a pandemic. Not wearing a face mask can increase the risk of getting infected or infecting others. Therefore, the problem in this scenario is the mother's failure to wear a face mask.

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• 9.

• A.

Problem

• B.

Solution

B. Solution
• 10.

### Joseph was able to join the online class today.

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Problem

• B.

Solution

B. Solution

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