Talking About The Future

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Talking About The Future - Quiz

This quiz will help you practice all the future tenses in Unit 2 of SSP Fitzgerald. Read each question carefully--sometimes there is more than one correct answer!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A: Did you know that Martha was in a car accident last week? She is still in the hospital.B: No I didn't know that. I ________________ her today!

    • A.

      Will visit

    • B.

      Am going to visit

    • C.

      Am visiting

    • D.

      Visit

    Correct Answer
    A. Will visit
    Explanation
    B expresses surprise at the news of Martha's car accident and states that they did not know about it. The phrase "I will visit her today!" suggests that B plans to go and visit Martha in the hospital. The use of "will" indicates a future intention or plan, indicating that B intends to visit Martha in the hospital at some point in the future.

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  • 2. 

    A: What are you doing this weekend?B: I ______________ to the Statue of Liberty in New York.

    • A.

      Will go

    • B.

      Am going to go

    • C.

      Am going

    • D.

      Go

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Am going to go
    C. Am going
    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "am going to go" and "am going". Both options convey the future intention of the speaker to visit the Statue of Liberty in New York. "Am going to go" emphasizes the intention more explicitly, while "am going" also implies the same intention.

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  • 3. 

    I was going to go to the park tomorrow, but I decided not to because I think it _____________.

    • A.

      Will rain

    • B.

      Is going to rain

    • C.

      Is raining

    • D.

      Rain

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Will rain
    B. Is going to rain
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will rain" or "is going to rain" because both options indicate a future event of rain. The phrase "going to" is often used to express intentions or predictions about the future, while "will" is a modal verb used to indicate future events or actions. Therefore, both options suggest that the speaker expects rain to occur in the future, which influenced their decision not to go to the park.

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  • 4. 

    I am going to be busy next year in school. I _________________ six classes.

    • A.

      Will take

    • B.

      Am going to take

    • C.

      Am taking

    • D.

      Take

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Am going to take
    C. Am taking
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am going to take" and "am taking". Both options are correct because they both indicate a future action of taking six classes next year. "Am going to take" suggests a planned future action, while "am taking" suggests a future action that is already arranged or scheduled.

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  • 5. 

    A: Someone is knocking on the door.B: I ___________ it.

    • A.

      Will get

    • B.

      Am going to get

    • C.

      Am getting

    • D.

      Get

    Correct Answer
    A. Will get
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will get" because it implies a future action of getting up to answer the door. The use of "will" suggests a spontaneous decision or intention to perform the action in the near future.

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  • 6. 

    I'm going to play soccer when I ___________ to the beach later.

    • A.

      Will go

    • B.

      Am going to go

    • C.

      Am going

    • D.

      Go

    Correct Answer
    D. Go
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "go" because the sentence is in future tense and the word "when" indicates that the action of playing soccer will happen after the action of going to the beach. Therefore, the verb "go" is the appropriate choice to complete the sentence.

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  • 7. 

    I don't know what is wrong with my brother, he _____________  out of his room.

    • A.

      Won't come

    • B.

      Is not going to come

    • C.

      Is not coming

    • D.

      Doesn't come

    Correct Answer
    A. Won't come
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "won't come" because it indicates a future refusal or unwillingness to come out of his room. The use of "won't" suggests a deliberate decision or intention not to come out, which aligns with the speaker's uncertainty about their brother's behavior.

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  • 8. 

    The quiz next Tuesday ____________ easy.

    • A.

      Will be

    • B.

      Is going to be

    • C.

      Is being

    • D.

      Is

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Will be
    B. Is going to be
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will be, is going to be" because both phrases indicate future tense. "Will be" is a simple future tense construction while "is going to be" is a more informal way of expressing the future. Both options convey the idea that the quiz on Tuesday is expected to be easy.

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  • 9. 

    I think I _______________ to Dubai when I finish school.

    • A.

      Will move

    • B.

      Am going to move

    • C.

      Am moving

    • D.

      Move

    Correct Answer
    B. Am going to move
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "am going to move". This is because the sentence is expressing a future plan or intention. The phrase "am going to" is commonly used to talk about future actions that have already been decided or planned. In this case, the speaker is stating their intention to move to Dubai after finishing school.

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  • 10. 

    At 9:00PM tomorrow, I _____________ dinner with my friends.

    • A.

      Will have

    • B.

      Am having

    • C.

      Will be having

    • D.

      Had

    Correct Answer
    C. Will be having
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will be having". This is because the sentence is referring to a future event that will be happening at 9:00 PM tomorrow. The future continuous tense "will be having" is used to describe an action that will be in progress at a specific time in the future.

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  • 11. 

    I'm going to late for dinner. When I ______________, everyone will be eating.

    • A.

      Will get

    • B.

      Am getting

    • C.

      Will be getting

    • D.

      Get

    Correct Answer
    D. Get
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "get" because the sentence is in the future tense and "get" is the correct verb form to use in this context. It implies that the speaker will arrive late for dinner and everyone will already be eating by the time they arrive.

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  • 12. 

    At this time tomorrow, I _______________ my birthday!

    • A.

      Will celebrate

    • B.

      Am celebrating

    • C.

      Will be celebrating

    • D.

      Celebrate

    Correct Answer
    C. Will be celebrating
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will be celebrating". The phrase "at this time tomorrow" indicates a future event, and the use of "will be celebrating" suggests that the action of celebrating the birthday will be ongoing or in progress at that specific time.

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