The Simpsons. Homer Wants A Computer

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It is meant for the students to have fun while they listen to everyday Englsh. This activity helps them improve their listening skill.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why does Homer not know the plant was closed?

    • A. 

      He wasn't home when they phoned him.

    • B. 

      He didn't get the e-mail.

    • C. 

      He didn't hear his boss saying it.

    Correct Answer
    B. He didn't get the e-mail.
    Explanation
    Homer does not know the plant was closed because he did not receive the e-mail informing him about it. This suggests that the communication regarding the plant closure was done primarily through e-mail, and since Homer did not receive it, he remained unaware of the situation.

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  • 2. 

    Lenny defines an e-mail as.........

    • A. 

      A simple letter.

    • B. 

      A computer letter.

    • C. 

      An electric letter.

    Correct Answer
    C. An electric letter.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "an electric letter." This implies that Lenny defines an email as a form of communication that is sent electronically, using electricity. This definition highlights the technological aspect of emails, distinguishing them from traditional paper letters.

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  • 3. 

    Only suckers buy...

    • A. 

      Expensive machines.

    • B. 

      Old-fashioned devices.

    • C. 

      Out of date machines

    Correct Answer
    C. Out of date machines
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "out of date machines" because the phrase "only suckers buy" implies that it is foolish or unwise to purchase these items. Therefore, it can be inferred that the speaker believes buying out of date machines is a poor decision.

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  • 4. 

    Why did Homer fail to receive the e-mail?

    • A. 

      He doesn't have a computer.

    • B. 

      He doesn't understand the computer

    • C. 

      He doesn't know how to read e-mails.

    Correct Answer
    A. He doesn't have a computer.
    Explanation
    Homer failed to receive the e-mail because he doesn't have a computer. Without a computer, he wouldn't have the means to access or receive any electronic communications such as e-mails.

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  • 5. 

    Homer says-'What I really ........

    • A. 

      Want is a computer.

    • B. 

      Need is a computer.

    • C. 

      Like is drinking beer.

    Correct Answer
    B. Need is a computer.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "need is a computer" because Homer is expressing his necessity for a computer. He is emphasizing that having a computer is essential for him.

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  • 6. 

    If you were a sucker, I´d .....

    • A. 

      Have to ask you to leave the store.

    • B. 

      Tell you you're nuts.

    • C. 

      Think this is not the right place for you.

    Correct Answer
    A. Have to ask you to leave the store.
    Explanation
    The phrase "If you were a sucker" implies that the person being addressed is not behaving in a desirable or appropriate manner. The speaker is suggesting that if the person continues to behave this way, they would be required to ask them to leave the store. This indicates that the person's behavior is not acceptable and they would not be welcome to stay in the store.

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  • 7. 

    Homer just needs something to ...

    • A. 

      Communicate with Bart.

    • B. 

      To search the web.

    • C. 

      To receive e-mails

    Correct Answer
    C. To receive e-mails
    Explanation
    The given options suggest different needs that Homer might have. However, the correct answer is "to receive e-mails" because if Homer wants to communicate with Bart, searching the web may not be necessary, and receiving e-mails would be a more direct and convenient method of communication.

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  • 8. 

    The salesman thinks that for that he'll need ....

    • A. 

      An extremely modern device.

    • B. 

      A top-of-the-line machine.

    • C. 

      A very intelligent machine.

    Correct Answer
    B. A top-of-the-line machine.
    Explanation
    The salesman believes that in order to fulfill his needs, he requires a top-of-the-line machine. This implies that he requires a high-quality and advanced device that is superior to others in its category. The term "top-of-the-line" suggests that the machine should be the best available option, indicating the salesman's preference for a device with exceptional features and capabilities.

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  • 9. 

    According to the salesman that computer is used by astronauts to ...

    • A. 

      Do the taxes.

    • B. 

      Fly to outer space.

    • C. 

      Take a taxi.

    Correct Answer
    A. Do the taxes.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "do the taxes." This suggests that the computer is used by astronauts for the purpose of performing tax-related tasks. This answer implies that the computer has capabilities or software specifically designed to assist with tax calculations and filings.

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  • 10. 

    Lisa thinks Homer shouldn't ...

    • A. 

      treat the machine like that.

    • B. 

      Carry the computer outside the car.

    • C. 

      Drag the computer around.

    Correct Answer
    C. Drag the computer around.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "drag the computer around." This means that Lisa believes Homer should not pull or move the computer forcefully across the ground. It implies that Lisa thinks Homer should handle the computer more carefully and not cause any damage to it by dragging it around.

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  • 11. 

    I guess I'll ________ that one.

    Correct Answer
    take
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "take" because it is the most suitable verb to complete the sentence. The word "guess" implies uncertainty or hesitation, and when used in conjunction with "take," it suggests that the speaker is deciding or choosing something.

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  • 12. 

    This is _____________________ and always will be.

    Correct Answer
    the best computer in the world
    Explanation
    This statement implies that there is a computer that is considered the best in the world. It suggests that this computer has surpassed all others in terms of performance, capabilities, and features. It asserts that this computer has always held the title of being the best and will continue to do so in the future.

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  • 13. 

    Hey Lisa, __________________ my new computer.

    Correct Answer
    check out
  • 14. 

    The computer will do the ________________ now.

    Correct Answer
    thinking
    Explanation
    The given sentence suggests that the computer will engage in the activity of "thinking" at present or in the near future. This implies that the computer will process information, analyze data, or perform cognitive tasks that require logical reasoning or decision-making.

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  • 15. 

    Computer, ______________________.

    Correct Answer
    kill Flanders
  • 16. 

    $ 5.000 for a computer that can't handle a single ____________________.

    Correct Answer
    assignment
    Explanation
    The given correct answer for this question is "assignment". This suggests that the computer being referred to is not capable of handling a single assignment. This could mean that the computer lacks the necessary processing power, memory, or other technical specifications to effectively complete or handle the demands of an assignment. Therefore, the computer is not worth the price of $5,000 if it cannot perform such a basic task.

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  • 17. 

    Dad, I'll set up the computer. Why don't you ________________________in the backyard.

    Correct Answer
    and Bart go play
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "and Bart go play". This answer completes the sentence by suggesting that the dad and Bart should go play in the backyard while the speaker sets up the computer. It provides a solution to the situation where the speaker is taking responsibility for setting up the computer and suggests an alternative activity for the dad and Bart to engage in.

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  • 18. 

    I've ______________ down the basic commands, so that anyone can _________________.

    Correct Answer
    written/ understand them
    written understand them
    written- understand them
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "written/ understand them, written understand them, written- understand them". This answer provides three variations of the sentence, each with the same meaning. The use of the slash, comma, and hyphen in the answer options shows different ways to combine the words "written" and "understand them" to form a grammatically correct sentence.

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  • 19. 

    If you've committed  a crime and you____________________, click yes.

    Correct Answer
    want to confess
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "want to confess" because if you have committed a crime and you want to admit your guilt, it is important to take responsibility for your actions and confess. Confessing can lead to a sense of relief, closure, and potentially a more lenient punishment. It also demonstrates honesty and remorse, which may be taken into consideration during legal proceedings.

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  • 20. 

    Homer clicked NO, it meant he wanted to confess.

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    B. FALSE
    Explanation
    Based on the given statement, if Homer clicked "NO," it means he did not want to confess. Therefore, the correct answer is FALSE.

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  • 21. 

    While Homer waits for the paddy wagon, he can buy some police articles.

    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

    Correct Answer
    B. TRUE
    Explanation
    Homer can buy some police articles while waiting for the paddy wagon.

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  • 22. 

    Bart looks sad because he got suspended from school.

    • A. 

      FALSE

    • B. 

      TRUE

    Correct Answer
    B. TRUE
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Bart looks sad because he got suspended from school, and the correct answer is TRUE. This means that the statement is accurate and Bart is indeed sad because he got suspended from school.

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  • 23. 

    Lisa thinks Homer´s webpage is great.

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    B. FALSE
    Explanation
    The statement says that Lisa thinks Homer's webpage is great, but the correct answer is FALSE. This means that Lisa does not think Homer's webpage is great.

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  • 24. 

    Homer decides to call himself 'Mister X' in the webpage.

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Homer has chosen to refer to himself as 'Mister X' on a webpage. This implies that Homer has made a decision to use this pseudonym or alias for his online identity. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 25. 

    Homer posted in his page that the Mayor had stolen money to build a house.

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    B. FALSE
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Homer posted on his page that the Mayor had stolen money to build a house. The answer is FALSE because there is no evidence or information provided to support this claim. Without any proof or context, it would be unfair and incorrect to assume that the Mayor stole money.

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  • 26. 

    Lisa considers that posting that about the Mayor is right.

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    B. FALSE
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Lisa believes that posting about the Mayor is right. However, the correct answer is FALSE, which means that Lisa does not consider posting about the Mayor to be right.

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  • 27. 

    The comic writer guy thinks there's no emoticon for what he's feeling.

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that the comic writer guy believes there is no emoticon that accurately represents the emotions he is experiencing. This implies that he feels a certain way that cannot be adequately expressed through existing emoticons. Therefore, the statement is true as it reflects the comic writer's perception of the situation.

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  • 28. 

    Skinner thinks Mister X is doing the town a great service

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    Skinner believes that Mister X is performing a valuable and beneficial action for the town. This suggests that Skinner sees Mister X's actions as advantageous and helpful to the community, indicating that he views Mister X's actions as a great service. Therefore, the statement "Skinner thinks Mister X is doing the town a great service" is true.

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  • 29. 

    Homer feels excited because he's changed the world.

    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    Homer feels excited because he believes that he has made a significant impact on the world. This suggests that he has accomplished something meaningful and has brought about positive change. This feeling of excitement is likely a result of his sense of achievement and the recognition he receives for his actions.

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