Unit 30: Infinitives Of Purpose

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Unit 30: Infinitives Of Purpose - Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Choose the sentene that is written correctly.

    • A.

      What do you do to stay alive?

    • B.

      What do you do stay alive?

    • C.

      What do you do in order stay alive?

    Correct Answer
    A. What do you do to stay alive?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What do you do to stay alive?" This sentence is written correctly because it includes the preposition "to" before the verb "stay," indicating the purpose or goal of the action.

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  • 2. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Most people in the US drive to get to work.

    • B.

      Most people in the US drive getting to work.

    • C.

      Most peole in the US drive in order get to work.

    Correct Answer
    A. Most people in the US drive to get to work.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Most people in the US drive to get to work." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the infinitive form "to get" after the verb "drive" to indicate the purpose or reason for driving. The other options ("Most people in the US drive getting to work." and "Most people in the US drive in order get to work.") have incorrect grammar and do not convey the intended meaning.

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  • 3. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      In other countries, many people ride bikes getting to work.

    • B.

      In other countries, many people ride bikes to get to work.

    • C.

      In other countries, many people riding bikes to get to work.

    Correct Answer
    B. In other countries, many people ride bikes to get to work.
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "In other countries, many people ride bikes to get to work." This sentence follows the correct structure of subject-verb-object and uses the infinitive form "to get" to indicate the purpose of riding bikes. The other options either have incorrect verb tense ("riding" instead of "ride") or incorrect word order ("getting to work" instead of "to get to work").

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  • 4. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      In school, students have to study hard to not fail their classes.

    • B.

      In school, students have to study hard not to fail their classes.

    • C.

      In school, students have to study hard in order not to fail their classes.

    Correct Answer
    C. In school, students have to study hard in order not to fail their classes.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "In school, students have to study hard in order not to fail their classes." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the correct word order and structure. The phrase "in order not to" is used to express purpose or intention and is commonly used in English. It indicates that studying hard is necessary to avoid failing classes.

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  • 5. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Doctors recommend eating vegetables to stay healthy.

    • B.

      Doctors recommend eating vegetables to staying healthy.

    • C.

      Doctors recommend eating vegetables in order to staying healthy.

    Correct Answer
    A. Doctors recommend eating vegetables to stay healthy.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Doctors recommend eating vegetables to stay healthy." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the infinitive form "to stay" after the verb "recommend." The infinitive form is used to express purpose or intention, which is appropriate in this context to convey the reason why doctors recommend eating vegetables.

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  • 6. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Many people pay their taxes in order to not get in trouble with the government.

    • B.

      Many people pay their taxes in order not getting in trouble with the government.

    • C.

      Many people pay their taxes in order not to get in trouble with the government.

    Correct Answer
    C. Many people pay their taxes in order not to get in trouble with the government.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Many people pay their taxes in order not to get in trouble with the government." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the correct form of the infinitive verb "to get" after the preposition "in order." The infinitive form "to get" is used to express purpose or intention.

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  • 7. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Some teachers use email in order to communicate with their students.

    • B.

      Some teachers use email in order communicate with their students.

    • C.

      Some teachers use email in order to communicating with their students.

    Correct Answer
    A. Some teachers use email in order to communicate with their students.
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "Some teachers use email in order to communicate with their students." This sentence is grammatically correct because it uses the infinitive form of the verb "to communicate" after the phrase "in order to." This construction is used to express purpose or intention.

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  • 8. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      Environmentalists want us to recycle for saving the planet.

    • B.

      Environmentalists want us to recycle to save the planet.

    • C.

      Environmentalists want us to recycle in order saving the planet.

    Correct Answer
    B. Environmentalists want us to recycle to save the planet.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Environmentalists want us to recycle to save the planet." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the infinitive form "to save" to express the purpose or intention of recycling. The phrase "to save the planet" clearly explains why environmentalists want us to recycle.

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  • 9. 

    Choose the sentence that is written correctly.

    • A.

      We use computers to make our lives easier.

    • B.

      We use computer to making our lives easier.

    • C.

      We use computers for making our lives easier.

    Correct Answer
    A. We use computers to make our lives easier.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "We use computers to make our lives easier." This sentence is written correctly because it uses the correct verb form "make" after the preposition "to." The verb "making" in the second option is incorrect because it should be in the base form "make." The third option is also incorrect because it uses the preposition "for" instead of "to."

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  • 10. 

    Choose the sentence that is written incorrectly.

    • A.

      I go to the grocery store every month for shopping.

    • B.

      I go to the grocery store every month to shop.

    • C.

      I go to the grocery store every month in order to shop.

    Correct Answer
    A. I go to the grocery store every month for shopping.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I go to the grocery store every month for shopping." This sentence is written incorrectly because the phrase "for shopping" is redundant. The word "shopping" already implies that the person is going to the grocery store to shop, so the phrase "for shopping" is unnecessary.

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