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Fiverr U.S. English Basic Skills Test Answers 2021

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Fiverr U.S. English Basic Skills Test Answers 2021



Fill in the blank with the correct word.

1. The condition of the merchandise was unacceptable, so I demanded that they give me my money _____.
  • over
  • back
  • up
  • out

2. If Ms. Hernandez _____ for many years at an ad agency, she wouldn't have so many clients as an independent contractor.
  • didn't work
  • hadn't worked
  • wouldn't have worked
  • doesn't work

3. We usually start with the marketing phase, even if we are not finished _____ the development of the product.
  • with
  • out
  • up
  • off

4. Out of all of us, Jose was the one _____ scored the highest on the exam.
  • he
  • who
  • which
  • they

5. I've never seen specifications as detailed as _____.
  • this
  • they
  • these
  • their

6. If Brandon finishes his work by 5:00, he _____ us at the Rosewood Cafe.
  • would meet
  • meets
  • met
  • will meet

7. The budget report for last year was very _____ researched.
  • well
  • much
  • good
  • complete

8. Ms. Arguello never expected that her podcast would be _____ popular.
  • so
  • well
  • such
  • much

9. If Rebecca had sent the replacement part for the copier, we _____ it yesterday.
  • would have received
  • would receive
  • had received
  • received

10. We are looking to hire someone who has a strong _____ in management.
  • training
  • past
  • background
  • history

11. Hiring freelancers is not _____ expensive as bringing in a new employee.
  • as
  • much
  • so
  • more

12. How _____ from the airport to the hotel?
  •  you got
  •  did you get
  •  got you
  •  you did get

13. Many people have difficulty _____ the entrance examination for IT courses at the Snell Institute.
  •  to pass
  •  on pass
  •  passing
  •  pass

14. No one has yet succeed _____ improving on Ms. Glaser's original design for our company's logo.
  •  in
  •  on
  •  over
  •  with

15. _____ someone sends me a text, I get back to them within 10 minutes.
  • Even though
  • No matter how
  • Whenever
  • Unless

16. Mr. Mettner said that he _____ the security deposit for the apartment.
  • hasn't yet received
  • hadn't yet received
  • isn't yet receiving
  • didn't yet receive

17. Martin Beale _____ all of the legal matters for RTG Plastics Inc.
  • deals
  • does
  • handles
  • organizes

18. By next February Roger ______ at his new job for six months.
  • will work
  • will have been working
  • will working
  • will be working

19. If you are in town next week, we should have _____ together.
  • a dinner
  • dinner
  • an dinner
  • the dinner

20. People will be able to set up websites by _____ because the platform is so simple.
  • itself
  • themselves
  • myself
  • himself

21. The factory floor supervisor started the generator _____ the power had gone out.
  • while
  • so
  • nevertheless
  • because

22. Ms. Fiallos was not _____ for the truck driver position because she did not have a valid driver's licence.
  • available
  • eligible
  • convenient
  • accessible

23. When she discovered the briefcase didn't belong to her, she tried to find out _____ it was.
  • who's
  • whose
  • hers
  • his

24. Sites like Uploadithere.com are _____ way to send large documents.
  • a best
  • best
  • the best
  • one best

25. The bulky frame made the picture _____ heavy to hang on the wall.
  • much
  • too
  • as
  • most

26. _____ Wednesday, two of the key people on the design team called in sick.
  • On
  • Since
  • Until
  • Next

27. When _____ us the final draft of the report?
  • you send
  • you will send
  • send you
  • will you send

28. Robert will stay at the job site until 6pm unless Tony _____ to replace him first.
  • came
  • would come
  • comes
  • had come

29. Mr. Weiss considers his company's move to Canada to be _____.
  • success
  • successful
  • succeed
  • succeeded

30. Try to guess the definition of a word without looking it _____ in the dictionary.
  • out
  • over
  • up
  • through

31. The amount of _____ housing in the southern part of the city has increased in the last five years.
  • afforded
  • affords
  • affordable
  • affording

32. Russell doesn't usually work on weekends. _____, he will make an exception for this client.
  • However
  • Although
  • Therefore
  • Meanwhile

33. _____ of us are going anywhere this weekend because there is too much work to do.
  • No one
  • Most
  • All
  • None

34. The manufacturing operation _____ smoothly while Ms. Kurtz was on vacation.
  • has run
  • is running
  • ran
  • runs

35. Choose the phrase that has the correct punctuation.
First I will send you the document ________________
  • . Then I will bill you.
  • : then I will bill you.
  • ; then I will bill you.
  • then I will bill you.

36. Luckily, Mona remembered _____ an extra set of keys to give to Max.
  • to bring
  • bring
  • about bringing
  • bringing

37. Who _____ to inform him that his bid for the apartment renovation had been accepted?
  • Eric called
  • Did Eric call
  • Did call Eric
  • Called Eric

38. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?
  • "I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes the taxi driver said."
  • "I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes." The taxi driver said.
  • "I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes" the taxi driver said.
  • "I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes," the taxi driver said.

39. After an hour, the mechanic was able to pull the tire _____ of the wheel.
  • out
  • apart
  • away
  • off

40. It's important to put _____ into _____ of any new project.
  • time, planning
  • the time, the planning
  • the time, planning
  • time, the planning

41. Please forgive me _____ not informing you about the problems we were having with the new software.
  • on
  • with
  • for
  • about

42. _____ sent you to deliver the printer?
  • Where
  • When
  • Who
  • Why

43. No one has figured out exactly _____ caused the power failure.
  • what
  • they
  • how
  • that

44. ___ twelve years, Opal Systems has been designing operating systems for government institutions.
  • In
  • By
  • For
  • During

45. Ricardo's boss _____ him telling the client how to use the software.
  • encouraged
  • heard
  • reminded
  • told

46. The committee _____ the job of quality control to Karl Mertz.
  • assigned
  • invested
  • donated
  • contributed

47. If I _____ my vacation in March, I never would have met Mr. Edwards.
  • took
  • would take
  • take
  • had taken

48. Most people prefer sleeping at home _____ sleeping on an airplane.
  • from
  • with
  • for
  • to

49. Mr. Ibanez gave _____ calling Mr. Hansen after Mr. Hansen never responded to his messages.
  • in
  • out
  • over
  • up

50. Tomas decided to visit _____ sisters in Amsterdam in April.
  • its
  • her
  • his
  • their

51. _____ happened after I left work yesterday?
  • When
  • What
  • Where
  • How

52. Please continue to use the front entrance _____ a delivery is too large to fit through the door.
  • if
  • until
  • when
  • unless

53. Ms. Elkin had two bags with her when she arrived, _____?
  • hadn't she
  • had she
  • didn't she
  • did she

54. The new operating system should significantly reduce the _____ of time it takes to upload documents.
  • number
  • amount
  • size
  • quantity

55. _____ the switch on the back of the machine do?
  • What
  • Which
  • Which does
  • What does

56. The _____ for submissions to the design competition is March 3.
  • finish
  • goal
  • limit
  • deadline

57. Monday is a holiday, _____ Emily will contact you on Tuesday.
  • because
  • though
  • so
  • therefore

58. _____ our supplier's shipment was late, I managed to get most of the order ready.
  • Despite
  • Although
  • Because
  • So

59. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?
  • The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger three hot dogs and an apple turnover.
  • The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger, three hot dogs, and an apple turnover.
  • The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than, a hamburger, three hot dogs, and an apple turnover.
  • The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger, three hot dogs and, an apple turnover.

60. Ms. Costas depends _____ three major accounts for most of her business.
  • for
  • on
  • in
  • after

61. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?
  • Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each other's work.
  • Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each others' work.
  • Everyone in the copywriting department, always checks eachother's work.
  • Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each others work.

62. A huge traffic jam prevented Lila _____ getting to the airport on time.
  • from
  • to
  • for
  • against

63. Mr. Yee shops at _____ hardware store in his area.

  • only
  • an only
  • the only
  • a only

64. _____________, I will have the report done by next week.

  • Either I take on another job or not
  • Whenever I take on another job or not
  • Whether I take on another job or not
  • Neither I take on another job or not

65. _____ is an important ingredient in any soup.

  • Salt
  • The salt
  • A salt
  • Some salt

66. Now that Ms. Brecht has retired, we all agree it will be difficult to _____ her.

  • restore
  • renew
  • revive
  • replace

67. The results of the study were inconclusive. _____, more research needs to be done.

  • Therefore
  • However
  • Rather
  • Althoug

68. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

  • Sam' dad's truck was found without its wheels.
  • Sam's dad's truck was found without its wheels.
  • Sams dads truck was found without its wheels.
  • Sam's dad's truck was found without it's wheels.

69. Our marketing strategy is based on _____ experience.

  • either data or
  • both data and
  • neither data nor
  • not only data also

70. My _____ hard drive is infected with a virus.

  • computer
  • computers'
  • computer's
  • computers

71. When Richard arrived at the studio, Nancy _____ the lights for the film shoot.

  • has set up
  • set up
  • had set up
  • was setting up

72. There are two things you will need to complete this _____ a pair of pliers and a drill.

  • job;
  • job,
  • job.
  • job:

73. Ms. Lin is _____ careful about criticising other people's work.

  • surprisingly
  • surprising
  • surprised
  • None of the above

74. There are no restaurants anywhere near the factory, _____?

  • there are
  • are there
  • there aren't
  • aren't there

75. Leila and Rico moved to Spain, _____ they started a consulting business.

  • where
  • which
  • here
  • there

76. I usually don't drink _____, but _____ they serve at Tom's Diner is delicious.

  • the coffee, the coffee
  • coffee, the coffee
  • coffee, coffee
  • the coffee, coffee

77. If someone _____ Ms.Langston in advance, she always gives a 5% discount.

  • paid
  • pays
  • had paid
  • would pay

78. PismoCorp spent _____ little on the renovation of their Berlin headquarters.

  • compared
  • comparing
  • comparatively
  • None of the above

79. Five months after he was laid off, Javier succeeded _____ another job.

  • to find
  • at finding
  • in finding
  • on find

80. _____ owns the red truck in the parking lot must move it by 2:30.

  • Who
  • They
  • Whoever
  • Anyone

81. Jenny spent ten minutes trying to sort out _____ jacket was _____.

  • whose, her
  • which, her
  • whose, hers
  • which, hers

82. We decided _____ going to this year's trade fair in Mumbai because we were too busy with current projects.

  • about
  • not
  • for
  • against

83. I _____ six commercial jingles in the last 3 weeks.

  • composed
  • am composing
  • was composing
  • have composed

84. The Vice President _____ a meeting of the senior officers to discuss next year's budget.

  • called
  • placed
  • made
  • designated

85. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

  • The only computer, in the office that was new, was a laptop.
  • The only computer in the office, that was new was a laptop.
  • The only computer in the office that was new was a laptop.
  • The only computer, in the office that was new was a laptop.

86. If I _____ how to get there, I would walk there by myself.

  • know
  • knew
  • would know
  • had known

87. Right at this moment, Leon _____ the delivery truck to the storage facility.

  • drives
  • will drive
  • is driving
  • has driven

88. That car, __________ owner was arrested by the police, has been parked there ever since. Two of __________ tyres have been stolen.

  • who’s, his
  • whose, it’s
  • whose, its
  • who’s, its

89. Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.

  • home learns its it's that the to find important kitten way
  • It's the kitten that learns important to find its way home.
  • The kitten learns it's important that to find its way home.
  • It's important that the kitten learns to find its way home
  • The kitten learns that its way home it's important to find.

90. Are _______ _______ kids? I haven't met _______ for ages!

  • them, your, them
  • those, my, you
  • those, your, them
  • they, my, her

91. Peter was __________ after buying his new bike. He rode it __________ because he didn’t want to reach the class __________.

  • extremely happy, fastly, late
  • extreme happy, fast, lately
  • extreme happy, fastly, lately
  • extremely happy, fast, late

92. Your friends host a party and someone leaves behind a phone. Which of the following is correct?

  • Whose phone was left at my friends house?
  • Who’s phone was left at my friend’s house?
  • Who’s phone was left at my friends’ house?
  • Whose phone was left at my friends’ house?

93. I will not oppose your decision. I cannot, _________, approve it.

  • however
  • but
  • yet
  • therefor

94. Mark _________ us yesterday.

  • called out
  • called in
  • called on
  • called into

95. Start exercising now. You and ________ partner need to prepare ________ for next month's marathon.

  • my, themselves
  • your, yourselves
  • your, themselves
  • my, yourself

96. Will you be able to translate this document ______ French?

  • to
  • in
  • into
  • Any of the above can be used.

97. There's always a risk _______ an earthquake in Japan. It's difficult to concentrate _______ your work, when you know there could be a disaster any minute.

  • of, in
  • about, on
  • for, about
  • of, on

98. Select the sentence that is punctuated most accurately.

  • Mushrooms grow very quickly; in fact, after a good rain, it takes only a few hours and you can start picking them.
  • Mushrooms grow very quickly. In fact, after a good rain it takes only a few hours; and you can start picking them.
  • Mushrooms grow very quickly in fact. After a good rain; it takes only a few hours and you can start picking them.
  • Mushrooms grow very quickly; in fact after a good rain it takes only a few hours and you can start picking them.

99. Complete the following sentence by choosing the phrase with the best word order from the options given.
One thing I know about him ____________ .

  • is that he reads often books.
  • that is he reads often books.
  • that is he often reads books.
  • is that he often reads books.

100. Which of the following sentences illustrate(s) correct verb and verb tense usage?

  • Joan had never fallen in love until she had met Carl last year.
  • We have been waiting for the bus for nearly half an hour, but it has still not arrived.
  • When the old woman had heard that her son was arrested for robbery, she was shocked.
  • While the kids were playing by the pool, one of them was dropping his ball and trying to get it out himself.




Update:  More Questions and Answers for U.S. English Basic Skills Test 2020



101. Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.

  • My friend said, "I must leave as soon as possible."
  • My friend said that he must leave as soon as possible.
  • My friend said that I must leave as soon as possible.
  • My friend said that he must have left as soon as possible.
  • My friend said that he left as soon as possible.

102. I _______ my entire childhood in a village in India.

  • spend
  • spent
  • have spent
  • had spent

103. My headphones are ________ bad shape. I need to invest ________ some new ones.

  • in, on
  • in, in
  • of, for
  • at, into

104. Which of the following sentences illustrates the proper use of apostrophes?

  • In two weeks' time you'll have to begin school again
  • Its such a beautiful day that Ive decided to take skip work.
  • The dogs bark was far worse than its bite.
  • Bristols' harbour is one of the countrys' most beautiful.

105. Which of the following sentences illustrates correct verb and verb-tense usage?

  • I loved reading detective novels when I was a kid. By the time I was ten, I had read all the Sherlock Holmes stories.
  • Make sure you lock your room before you will go out.
  • I don't like being disturbed when I was working.
  • By this time next year, I have finished my MBA.

106. Which of the following sentences is NOT punctuated correctly?

  •  All of the apple's at the grocer's were rotten. so I bought oranges instead.
  • "Seven canteens full of water should be enough for the hike," said Tabitha.
  • Until the stove is fixed, there's no way I can bake a lemon meringue pie.
  • The woman, whose name escapes me at the moment, disappeared into the limousine.

107. Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.

  • ordinary accidents year items by every of are thousands caused
  • Thousands of accidents by ordinary items are caused every year.
  • Ordinary items every year are caused by thousands of accidents.
  • Every year thousands of accidents are caused by ordinary items.
  • Every year by ordinary items thousands of accidents are caused.

108. Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.

  • animals business it an to after exotic is look expensive
  • An expensive business it is to look after exotic animals.
  • To look after exotic animals, it is an expensive business.
  • It is an expensive business to look after exotic animals.
  • After exotic animals, it is an expensive business to look.

109. Which of the following sentences illustrates correct pronoun usage?

  • Him and I are going to see a movie tomorrow.
  • Who's coming to the party tonight?
  • Isabel and Ben are married and he has been married for 30 years.
  • A student can do almost anything they want without interference.

110. Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
I love _______ color red; _________, this shade seems a little too bright.

  • the, although
  • the, nonetheless
  • a, besides
  • the, instead

111. The cake is delicious. Can I have ____________?

  • a few more
  • few more
  • little more
  • some more

112. Which of the following sentences illustrates proper sentence structure?

  • Unless the world controls its population, mankind will continue to face one problem after another.
  • Unless the world doesn't control its population, mankind will continue to face one problem after another.
  • Unless the world controls its population, until then mankind will continue to face one problem after another.
  • Unless the world fails to control its population, mankind until then will continue to face one problem after another.

113. Complete the following sentence by choosing the phrase with the best word order from the options given.
_____________, I try to keep a positive attitude

  • Either I am feeling happy or sad
  • Whenever I am feeling happy or sad
  • Whether I am feeling happy or sad
  • Neither I am feeling happy nor sad

114. Which of the following sentences illustrates proper sentence structure?

  • The basket was carried by a boy full of fruits.
  • The queen wore a hat on her head made of jute.
  • Aunt Betty called her granddaughter who is over ninety.
  • Your hair badly needs cutting.

115. Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.

  • will a letter not next week send you she
  • She will not next week send you a letter.
  • A letter she will not send you next week.
  • Next week, she will send you a letter not.
  • She will not send you a letter next week.

116. Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
The________ ________ flower has bloomed and smells very________.

  • large dull, sweet
  • largest dull, sweetly
  • arger dull, sweetly
  • largest dullest, sweetly

117. Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
_______ decided to buy the house because _______ location would allow _______to get to work very easily.

  • they, their, them
  • them, their, their
  • them, its, it
  • they, its, them

118. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

  • "No, the taxi driver said rudely. I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."
  • "No," the taxi driver said rudely, "I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."
  • No, the taxi driver said rudely. "I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."
  • "No, the taxi driver said rudely." "I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."

119. Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.

  • bed we when have to to clock go strikes 10 the
  • We have to go to the clock when bed strikes 10.
  • When the clock strikes bed we have to go to 10.
  • We have to go to bed when the clock strikes 10.
  • When the clock strikes 10 to bed we have to go.

120. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

  • Sam' dad's truck was found without its wheels in that old derelict garage.
  • Sam's dad's truck was found without its wheels in that old, derelict garage.
  • Sams dads truck was found without its wheels in that old, derelict garage.
  • Sam's dad's truck was found without it's wheels in that old, derelict garage.

121. Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.

  • company products enable a to another those distinguish company trademarks its from of
  • Products from those of another company enable a company to distinguish its trademarks.
  • Trademarks enable a company to distinguish its products from those of another company.
  • Trademarks enable to distinguish a company from its products of those another company.
  • A company to distinguish its products from those of another company enable trademarks.

122. Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Rochelle felt ___________about forgetting her ___________ friend's birthday.

  • badly, better
  • bad, better
  • badly, best
  • bad, best

123. Choose the phrase that best completes the sentence below without creating a run-on sentence.
The results of the study were inconclusive __________.

  • therefore, more research needs to be done
  • :therefore more research needs to be done
  • - therefore more research needs to be done
  • ; therefore, more research needs to be done

124. Which of the following sentences illustrates correct usage of articles and conjunctions?

  • You have to be on time; otherwise, you'll miss the train.
  • Dennis wore his rain boots; moreover, his feet stayed dry during the storm.
  • He is a weak leader; instead, he has plenty of supporters.
  • She has an incredible voice; similarly, she will go far in her music career.

125. Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
Natalie wanted to bake _______ cake but didn't have flour; _________, she decided to make _______ omelette.

  • a, therefore, an
  • the, in contrast, the
  • the, meanwhile, an
  • a, otherwise, an

126. Which of the following sentences illustrates the proper use of parallel construction?

  • Yesterday I cleaned up the bedroom, the living room, and painted the balcony.
  • Your responsibilities include sorting the mail, answering the phone, and organizing files.
  • It was both a long lecture and very boring.
  • His salary is less than his wife.

127. Complete the following sentence by choosing the phrase with the best word order from the options given.

  • Only when I filled my glass __________.
  • I did notice that it was broken
  • did I notice that it was broken
  • I noticed that it was broken
  • I notice that it is broken

128. Mary couldn’t help _______ at John’s joke.

  • laughing
  • but laugh
  • Either options could be used
  • Neither option can be used.

129. Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
My brother will apply ___________ some local companies _________ a job as a video editor after graduation.

  • for, for
  • with, to
  • to, for
  • with, for

130. Which of the following sentences is NOT punctuated correctly?

  • All of the apple’s at the grocer’s were rotten, so I bought oranges instead.
  • “Seven canteens full of water should be enough for the hike,” said Tabitha.
  • Until the stove is fixed, there’s no way I can bake a lemon meringue pie.
  • The woman, whose name escapes me at the moment, disappeared into the limousine.

131. Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
_________ books are available in _________ local store _________ not online

  • The, the, but
  • The, a, and
  • A, an, nor
  • The, either, or

132. Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
His boss told him to finish the report _______ 5 pm. After that, he could go _______ vacation.

  • at, during
  • on, on
  • by, on
  • after, into

133. Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
That book is __________. __________ the same one __________ I gave you last year.

  • mine, it’s, that
  • my, its, that
  • mine, its, which
  • my, it’s, that

134. Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following passage.
Carol's father is very strict. He prohibits her ___________having a boyfriend ___________ she graduates from high school. She spends most of her time in the library, surrounded ___________ books.

  • by, since, with
  • from, until, in
  • from, until, by
  • to, until, by

135. Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
She looked __________ at the __________-looking man.

  • angry, suspicious
  • angrily, suspiciously
  • angrily, suspicious
  • angry, suspiciously

136. Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.
"Are you coming with me?" he asked them.

  • He asked them are you coming with him.
  • He asked them were you going with me.
  • He asked them if they were coming with him.
  • He asked them if they are coming with me.

137. Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Anita lived in Japan for several years. She speaks __________ Japanese and knows the culture very ________.

  • well, well
  • good, good
  • better, good
  • good, well

138. Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
easily question the way understood can most in this be

  • The question can be easily understood most way in this.
  • The question can be most easily understood in this way.
  • In this way, the question most easily can be understood.
  • In this way, the question be most easily can understood.

139. Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.
He said, "I like this song."

  • He said that he liked that song.
  • He said I like this song.
  • He said that he likes that song.
  • He said that you like this song.

140. Choose the series of verbs that best completes the following sentence.
I__________ until I __________ all the exam topics.

  • have not stopped studying, cover
  • will not stop studying, have covered
  • will not stop studying, will cover
  • did not stop studying, have covered

141. Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
I need to take care _______ my little sister. She is discriminated _______ at school because she has red hair. Yesterday, a bully punched her. However, my sister didn't tell _______ the bully.

  • of, with, to
  • with, with, with
  • of, against, on
  • with, against, on

142. Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
__________ people in this company have been working very __________ __________.

  • More, hardly, lately
  • Most, hardly, lately
  • Most, hard, lately
  • Many, hardly, later

143. Read the following question and choose the response that uses the correct corresponding verb tense.
Have you ever been to East Asia?

  • No, but I had been to East Africa.
  • Yes, I have been to four East Asian countries.
  • Yes, I am going to be in Japan next month.
  • No, I can't because it's very far from here.

144. Choose the phrase that best completes the sentence below without creating a run-on sentence.
I want to start writing books ________________ one this year!

  • , I hope I write
  • I hope I write
  • : I hope I write
  • ; I hope I write

145. Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
_________ had I taken my shoes off _________ I found out we had to leave for _________ office again.

  • No sooner, than, the
  • Rather, than, an
  • Whether, or
  • No sooner, than, an


146. Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Nicole grew ________ from the hours of overtime at work. It became quite ________ that she needed a long vacation.

  • tired, obviously
  • tired, obvious
  • tiredly, obvious
  • tiredly, obviously

147. Choose the option that correctly changes the original sentence from active voice to passive voice.
ORIGINAL SENTENCE:
That tall man is carrying a lot of lumber.
REWRITTEN SENTENCES:

  • a. The tall man carries a lot of lumber.
  • b. Is being carried by that tall man, the lumber.
  • c. The lumber is carried by the tall man.
  • d. A lot of lumber is being carried by that tall man

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