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In linguistics, the grammar of a natural language is its set of structural constraints on speakers' or writers' composition of clauses, phrases, and words.
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  • 1. 

    She ______ a picture (take)

    Explanation
    The correct answer "is taking" is the present continuous tense form of the verb "take". It is used to describe an action that is happening at the present moment. In this case, it suggests that she is currently in the process of taking a picture.

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  • 2. 

    What’s all that noise? ______ (what / happen?)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What is happening?" because the question is asking for an explanation or clarification about the noise. By using the phrase "What is happening?", the speaker is seeking information about the ongoing situation and trying to understand the cause of the noise.

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  • 3. 

    What’s the matter? _______ (why / you / cry?)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Why are you crying?" because it is a direct question asking for the reason behind someone's tears. The structure of the sentence and the use of the word "why" indicate that the speaker wants to know the cause of the person's crying.

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  • 4. 

    Where’s your mother? ______ (she / work / today?)

    Explanation
    The question is asking about the location of the mother and whether she is working today. The correct answer restates the question in a grammatically correct form, using the correct verb tense and subject pronoun. By asking "Is she working today?" it directly addresses the question being asked.

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  • 5. 

    I haven’t seen you for ages. ________ (what / you / do / these days?)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What are you doing these days?" because it is a natural and grammatically correct response to the statement "I haven't seen you for ages." The phrase "What are you doing these days?" is commonly used to inquire about someone's current activities or situation.

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  • 6. 

    Amy is a student. ________ (what / she / study?)

    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "What is she studying?" This is because the question is asking about Amy's current field of study or the subject she is currently learning. The word "what" is used to inquire about the specific subject or course that Amy is engaged in.

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  • 7. 

    Who are those people? ______ (what / they / do?)

    Explanation
    This question is asking about the action or activity that the people mentioned in the previous sentence are currently engaged in. The answer "What are they doing?" is a grammatically correct and appropriate response to this question as it directly addresses the action being performed by the individuals in question.

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  • 8. 

    I heard you started a new job. _______ (you / enjoy / it?)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Are you enjoying it?" because it is a grammatically correct and appropriate response to the question "I heard you started a new job. (you / enjoy / it?)". It is a direct and concise way to inquire about the person's satisfaction with their new job.

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  • 9. 

    We’re not in a hurry. ______ (why / you / walk / so fast?)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Why are you walking so fast?" because the speaker is questioning the reason for the person's fast walking pace. The phrase "we're not in a hurry" suggests that there is no immediate need to walk quickly, which prompts the speaker to ask why the person is doing so.

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  • 10. 

    Please don’t make so much noise. ________ (I / try) to work.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I am trying" because it is the appropriate response to the given statement. The speaker is asking others to not make noise because they are currently trying to work. "I am trying" indicates that the speaker is making an effort to concentrate and complete their work despite the distractions caused by the noise.

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  • 11. 

    Let’s go out now. _______ (it / rain) any more.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "It is not raining" is the most suitable completion for the sentence "Let's go out now. _______ (it / rain) any more." This answer indicates that the weather has changed and it is no longer raining, implying that it is safe to go outside.

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  • 12. 

    You can turn off the radio. ________ (I / listen) to it.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I am not listening" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action happening at the moment. The phrase "I am not listening" shows that the speaker is currently not engaged in listening to the radio.

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  • 13. 

    Kate phoned last night. She’s on holiday with friends. ______ (She / have) a great time and doesn’t want to come back.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "She is having." This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening now. The verb "having" is used to describe the ongoing action of Kate enjoying her time on holiday with friends.

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  • 14. 

    Andrew started evening classes recently. ________ (He / learn) Japanese.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He is learning." This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, which is used to talk about actions happening at the present moment. In this case, Andrew started evening classes recently, indicating that he is currently in the process of learning Japanese.

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  • 15. 

    Paul and Sarah have had an argument and now ______ (they / speak) to one another.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "they are not speaking." This is because the phrase "are not speaking" indicates that Paul and Sarah are currently not engaged in any form of communication with each other. The use of the present continuous tense suggests that this is a temporary situation resulting from their argument.

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  • 16. 

    The situation is already very bad and now ______ (it / get) worse.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "it is getting". The sentence is describing a situation that is already bad and indicating that it is becoming even worse. The phrase "it is getting" implies an ongoing action or progression, suggesting that the situation is continuously deteriorating.

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  • 17. 

    Tim _______ (work) today. He’s taken the day off.

    Explanation
    Tim is not working today because he has taken the day off.

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  • 18. 

    _________ (I / look) for Sophie. Do you know where she is?

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "I am looking" is the appropriate response to the question "Do you know where she is?" The question is asking for information about the speaker's current activity, specifically if they are looking for Sophie. Therefore, the response "I am looking" indicates that the speaker is indeed searching for Sophie and implies that they do not know her whereabouts.

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  • 19. 

    The washing machine has been repaired.  _______ (It / work) now.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "It is working" because the sentence is in the present tense and is referring to the current state of the washing machine. "It" refers to the washing machine, and "is working" indicates that it is currently functioning properly.

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  • 20. 

    ________ (They / build) a new hospital. It will be finished next year.

    Explanation
    The given correct answer "They are building" is in the present continuous tense, which is used to talk about actions happening at the moment of speaking or plans and arrangements for the future. In this case, the sentence states that "They" are currently in the process of constructing a new hospital, and it is expected to be completed in the coming year.

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  • 21. 

    Ben is a student, but he’s not very happy. ________ (He / enjoy) his course.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He is not enjoying" because the sentence states that Ben is a student but he is not very happy, implying that there is something about his course that is causing him to feel this way. Therefore, it can be inferred that he is not enjoying his course.

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  • 22. 

    ___________ (The weather / change). Look at those clouds. I think it’s going to rain.

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The weather is changing" because the speaker is observing the clouds and predicting that it will rain. The phrase "I think it's going to rain" suggests that there is a shift or alteration happening in the weather, indicating a change.

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  • 23. 

    Dan has been in the same job for a long time. ______ (He / start) to get bored with it.

    Explanation
    The sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the present moment. The phrase "He is starting" correctly completes the sentence by indicating that Dan is currently beginning to feel bored with his job.

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  • 24. 

    He _______ his shoelaces (tie)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is tying" because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. The verb "tie" needs to be in the present continuous form "is tying" to match the subject "he" and convey the ongoing action of tying his shoelaces.

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  • 25. 

    They _____ the road (cross)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are crossing" because the sentence is describing an action that is happening in the present moment. The verb "are crossing" is in the present continuous tense, which is used to express actions that are in progress at the time of speaking.

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  • 26. 

    He _________ his head (scratch)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is scratching". This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, indicating an action that is happening at the moment of speaking. The verb "scratch" needs to be conjugated in the present continuous form, which is "is scratching" when used with the pronoun "he".

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  • 27. 

    She ________ behind a tree (hide)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is hiding". This is because the sentence is in the present continuous tense, which is used to describe actions that are happening at the moment of speaking. In this case, the action of hiding is happening in the present. The correct form of the verb "hide" in the present continuous tense is "is hiding".

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  • 28. 

    They ______ at somebody (wave)

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are waving" because the verb "are" is used with the present participle form of the verb "wave" to indicate an action that is happening in the present moment. The sentence suggests that the subject is currently engaged in the action of waving at somebody.

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