# Side By Side Level 1 Quiz, Ch. 1-3

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Beginner level progress test for ESL students using Side by Side books

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### Select the correct answer. Example: The map is on the (yard) (wall) (park). We're eating ___________.

• A.

Milk

• B.

Cards

• C.

Lunch

C. Lunch
Explanation
The given question states "We're eating ________." The word "lunch" is the correct answer as it completes the sentence in a grammatically correct and logical manner.

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• 5.

### ____________________ Ben doing?

• A.

What

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Where's

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What's

C. What's
Explanation
The correct answer is "What's". In this question, the speaker is asking about someone named Ben and wants to know what he is doing. The phrase "What's" is a contraction of "What is" and is commonly used in informal speech. Therefore, "What's" is the appropriate choice in this context.

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• 6.

### Max is ___________________ in the bathroom.

• A.

Planting flowers

• B.

Swimming

• C.

Singing

C. Singing
Explanation
Max is singing in the bathroom.

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• 7.

### Ms. Park is teaching _____________________

• A.

Dinner

• B.

Mathematics

• C.

B. Mathematics
Explanation
Ms. Park is teaching mathematics.

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• 8.

### Nice to __________ you.

• A.

Hello

• B.

Hi

• C.

Meet

C. Meet
Explanation
The correct answer is "meet" because "Nice to meet you" is a common greeting used when meeting someone for the first time. It is a polite way to express pleasure in making someone's acquaintance.

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• 9.

### The _____________ is in the classroom.

• A.

Pencil

• B.

Attic

• C.

Shower

A. Pencil
Explanation
The word "pencil" is the only option that makes sense in the given sentence. The sentence states that something is in the classroom, and a pencil is a common item that can be found in a classroom. "Attic" and "shower" are not typically found in a classroom, so they are not the correct answer options.

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• 10.

### Fill in the blanks. Example:  What's Bill doing?Paula is ____________ the hospital.

in
Explanation
Paula is currently in the hospital.

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• 11.

### I'm ________ the newspaper.

Explanation
The sentence is in present continuous tense. The verb "reading" is the correct form to use with the pronoun "I" in this tense.

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• 12.

### Where's Joe?  _______________ in the cafeteria.

He's
He is
Joe is
Joe's
Explanation
The correct answer options for this question are all grammatically correct ways to indicate Joe's location in the cafeteria. "He's" and "He is" are contractions of "he is" and are commonly used in informal speech. "Joe is" is a straightforward way to state Joe's location, and "Joe's" is a possessive form that could also imply ownership of something in the cafeteria.

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• 13.

watching
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### What are you and Peter doing? _____________ reading.

We're
We are
Explanation
The correct answer is "We're, We are." This is because the question is asking about the activity that "you and Peter" are currently engaged in, which is reading. Both "We're" and "We are" are correct ways to express this in English.

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• 15.

### _____________ the car? It's in the garage.

Where's
Where is
Explanation
The correct answer is "Where's" or "Where is". Both options are grammatically correct and can be used interchangeably in this context. They are both asking about the location of the car, which is stated to be in the garage.

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• 16.

### What are you ______________?  I'm studying.

doing
Explanation
The correct answer is "doing" because the question is asking about the activity or action that the person is currently engaged in. In response, the person states that they are studying, indicating their current activity.

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• 17.

### Where's the cell phone?  ____________ in the basement.

It's
It is
Explanation
The correct answer is "It's" or "It is" because these phrases are used to indicate the location of the cell phone, which is in the basement. Both "It's" and "It is" are short forms of the phrase "It is," and they can be used interchangeably in this context.

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What
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### Carol _________ Bob are eating breakfast.

and
Explanation
The word "and" is used to connect two or more words or phrases that are related or have a similar function in a sentence. In this case, "Carol" and "Bob" are both subjects of the sentence and are both eating breakfast. The word "and" is used to join them together and indicate that they are both engaged in the same activity.

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