Unit 28: Gerunds After Prepositions

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This quiz will test your knowledge about gerunds after prepositions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Most students don't want to deal about taking tests.

    • B.

      Most students don't want to deal of taking tests.

    • C.

      Most students don't want to deal with taking tests.

    Correct Answer
    C. Most students don't want to deal with taking tests.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Most students don't want to deal with taking tests." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the preposition "with" to show the action of dealing with or handling something, in this case, taking tests. The use of "with" is appropriate in this context, indicating that students do not want to engage in the process of taking tests.

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  • 2. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Most students plan in finishing all ESL classes at Mt. SAC.

    • B.

      Most students plan on finishing all ESL classes at Mt. SAC.

    • C.

      Most students plan for finishing all ESL classes at Mt. SAC.

    Correct Answer
    B. Most students plan on finishing all ESL classes at Mt. SAC.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Most students plan on finishing all ESL classes at Mt. SAC." This sentence uses the correct preposition "on" after the verb "plan." The preposition "on" is commonly used after the verb "plan" to indicate the intended action or goal.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Mt. SAC is famous of having great ESL classes.

    • B.

      Mt. SAC is famous for having great ESL classes.

    • C.

      Mt. SAC is famous having great ESL classes.

    Correct Answer
    B. Mt. SAC is famous for having great ESL classes.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mt. SAC is famous for having great ESL classes." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the preposition "for" to show the reason or cause for Mt. SAC's fame. The preposition "of" is not appropriate in this context. The third option, "Mt. SAC is famous having great ESL classes," is missing the preposition and is grammatically incorrect.

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  • 4. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Most students feel about taking a vacation after one semester of Focus on Grammar.

    • B.

      Most students feel on taking a vacation after one semeseter of Focus on Grammar.

    • C.

      Most students feel like taking a vacation after one semester of Focus on Grammar.

    Correct Answer
    C. Most students feel like taking a vacation after one semester of Focus on Grammar.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Most students feel like taking a vacation after one semester of Focus on Grammar." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the correct preposition "like" to express the feeling of wanting or desiring something. The use of "like" in this context is idiomatic and commonly used to indicate a preference or inclination towards something.

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  • 5. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      The students wonder about passing the next level.

    • B.

      The students wonder on passing the next level.

    • C.

      The students wonder for passing the next level.

    Correct Answer
    A. The students wonder about passing the next level.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The students wonder about passing the next level." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the preposition "about" to indicate the subject's curiosity or contemplation regarding the action of passing the next level. The use of "about" is appropriate in this context, while "on" and "for" would be incorrect choices.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Most students in Level 3 are capable for speaking in English in public.

    • B.

      Most students in Level 3 are capable of speaking in English in public.

    • C.

      Most students in Level 3 are capable speaking in English in public.

    Correct Answer
    B. Most students in Level 3 are capable of speaking in English in public.
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "Most students in Level 3 are capable of speaking in English in public." This sentence is grammatically correct because it uses the correct preposition "of" after the verb "capable." The preposition "of" is necessary to show the relationship between "capable" and "speaking in English in public."

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  • 7. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Many ESL instructors are opposed of speaking a language other than English in the classroom.

    • B.

      Many ESL instructors are opposed for speaking a language other than English in the classroom.

    • C.

      Most ESL instructors are opposed to speaking a language other than English in the classroom.

    Correct Answer
    C. Most ESL instructors are opposed to speaking a language other than English in the classroom.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Most ESL instructors are opposed to speaking a language other than English in the classroom." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the appropriate preposition "to" after the verb "opposed." The phrase "speaking a language other than English in the classroom" is also grammatically correct and conveys the intended meaning.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      ESL students know that they are responsible for learning English.

    • B.

      ESL students know that they are responsible of learning English.

    • C.

      ESL students know that they are responsible learning English.

    Correct Answer
    A. ESL students know that they are responsible for learning English.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ESL students know that they are responsible for learning English." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the preposition "for" to indicate the purpose or reason for which ESL students are responsible. The use of "for" is appropriate in this context to convey the idea that ESL students have the responsibility to learn English.

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  • 9. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      A lot of students are worried about getting bad grades.

    • B.

      A lot of students are worried getting bad grades.

    • C.

      A lot of students are worried about to get bad grades.

    Correct Answer
    A. A lot of students are worried about getting bad grades.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A lot of students are worried about getting bad grades." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the preposition "about" to show the cause of worry and the gerund form "getting" to indicate the action of receiving bad grades.

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  • 10. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      All students are happy about have a party at the end of the semester.

    • B.

      All students are happy about having a party at the end of the semester.

    • C.

      All students are happy about to having a party at the end of the semester.

    Correct Answer
    B. All students are happy about having a party at the end of the semester.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All students are happy about having a party at the end of the semester." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the gerund form "having" after the preposition "about." The gerund form is used to indicate an action or state as a noun, which is appropriate in this context. The other options ("have" and "to having") are not grammatically correct in this sentence.

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