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Grammar Recap

In our previous grammar level, we covered many practical topics including Be, Nouns And Pronouns, Present Tense, Present Continuous, Possessive Pronouns, and more. We suggest that you complete our previous grammar level including its quizzes before continuing.

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In this series, we cover the following English grammar lessons which are geared toward learners who like to learn English grammar step by step. Bellow is the list of grammar lessons for level 2.

 

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Grammar Quizzes- Level 2

Quiz 1 Do (Quiz 1 Answers)

Quiz 2 Did (Quiz 2 Answers)

Quiz 3 Short Answers (Quiz 3 Answers)

Quiz 4 Short Answers Do (Quiz 4 Answers)

Quiz 5 Commands (Quiz 5 Answers)

Quiz 6 Object Pronouns (Quiz 6 Answers)

Quiz 7 Reflexive Pronouns (Quiz 7 Answers)

Quiz 8 Much And Many (Quiz 8 Answers)

Quiz 9 Any And Some (Quiz 9 Answers)

Quiz 10 Prepositions (Quiz 10 Answers)

Quiz 11 Future Tenses (Quiz 11 Answers)

Quiz 12 A Few A Little (Quiz 12 Answers)

Quiz 13 Gerunds Infinitives (Quiz 13 Answers)

Quiz 14 Articles (Quiz 14 Answers)

Quiz 15 Possessive Pronouns (Quiz 15 Answers)

Quiz 16 Used To (Quiz 16 Answers)

Quiz 17 Be Used To (Quiz 17 Answers)

Grammar Level 2
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Quiz 1 Using “do” in the present tense

Part A.
Directions: Complete each question with the correct form of the auxiliary verb and the main verb in the present tense. (10 points)
1. _______ she ________her job? (like)
2. ______ they ________ anything for breakfast? (want)
3. Where _______ you _________ to school? (go)
4. What ______she ________ for a living? (do)
5. _______ I __________ a heavy coat today? (need)
6. When _______ they ________ their homework? (do)
7. ________ it __________ anything to ride the bus? (cost)
8. What time ______ you __________ dinner? (eat)
9. _______ the students _____________ the lesson? (understand)
10. How _________ this ____________? (work)

Part B.
Directions: Use only the verb “do” for the auxiliary verb and the main verb. (10 points)
1. ________she _______ the shopping on the weekend? (question)
2. They ________ ________ very much work. (negative)
3. What _______ you _________? (question)
4. Who __________ the dishes at your house? (question)
5. She ________ _______ any cleaning during the week. (negative)
6. When _______ we _________ our taxes? (question)
7. _________ his accountant__________ his taxes? (question)
8. I _________ __________ drugs. (negative)
9. She _________ ________ drugs either. (negative)
10. Why _________ he _______ that for you? (question – negative)

Part C.
Conjugate the verb “do” in the present tense (5 points)
singular

plural

Conjugate the verb “go” in the present tense negative (5 points)
singular

plural

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Quiz 1 Using “do” in the present tense (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Complete each question with the correct form of the auxiliary verb and the main verb in the present tense. (10 points)
1. Does she like her job? (like)
2. Do they want anything for breakfast? (want)
3. Where do you go to school? (go)
4. What does she do for a living? (do)
5. Do I need a heavy coat today? (need)
6. When do they do their homework? (do)
7. Does it cost anything to ride the bus? (cost)
8. What time do you eat dinner? (eat)
9. Do the students understand the lesson? (understand)
10. How does this work? (work)

Part B.
Directions: Use only the verb “do” for the auxiliary verb and the main verb. (10 points)
1. Does she do the shopping on the weekend? (question)
2. They don’t do very much work. (negative)
3. What do you do? (question)
4. Who does the dishes at your house? (question)
5. She doesn’t do any cleaning during the week. (negative)
6. When do we do our taxes? (question)
7. Does his accountant do his taxes? (question)
8. I don’t do drugs. (negative)
9. She doesn’t do drugs either. (negative)
10. Why doesn’t he do that for you? (question – negative)

Part C.
Conjugate the verb “do” in the present tense (5 points)
singular
I do, You do, He does, She does, It does

plural
We, You do, They do

Conjugate the verb “go” in the present tense negative (5 points)
singular
I don’t go, You don’t go, He doesn’t go, She doesn’t go, It doesn’t go

plural
We don’t go, You don’t go, They don’t go

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Quiz 2 Did (verb “do” in the past tense & past tense negative)

Part A.
Directions: Complete each question with the correct form of the auxiliary verb and the main verb in the past tense. (10 points)
1. _______ they ________their work yet? (finish)
2. ______ you________ anything for lunch? (eat)
3. When _______ you _________ this morning? (wake up)
4. What ________the students________ in class yesterday? (do)
5. Where _______ I __________ my keys? (put)
6. _________ the teacher_________ you a quiz today? (give)
7. How ________ it __________ to lose all that money? (feel)
8. ________ Maria _________ to work last week? (come)
9. What time ________ the movie_____________ ? (start)
10. Is this what you __________ in class this morning? (do)

Part B.
Directions: Make each sentence negative in the past tense. (10 points)
1. She _________ _________ the laundry last weekend. (do)
2. I _________ __________ that book very much. (like)
3. My car __________ __________ this morning. (start)
4. John ________ __________ the answer to the question. (know)
5. The party __________ _________ past midnight. (last)
6. Her boss __________ _________ her enough time. (give)
7. We found out that she _________ _________ her taxes. (pay)
8. Jose and I _________ _________ all that food on the table. (see)
9. His children _________ ________ their homework. (do)
10. They never _____________ how to ride a bike. (learn)

Part C.
Conjugate the verb “do” in the past tense negative. (5 pts.)
singular

plural

Conjugate the verb “study” in the past tense negative (5 points)
singular

plural

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Quiz 2 Did- verb “do” in the past tense & past tense negative (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Complete each question with the correct form of the auxiliary verb and the main verb in the past tense. (10 points)
1. Did they finish their work yet? (finish)
2. Did you eat anything for lunch? (eat)
3. When did you wake up this morning? (wake up)
4. What did the students do in class yesterday? (do)
5. Where did I put my keys? (put)
6. Did the teacher give you a quiz today? (give)
7. How did it feel to lose all that money? (feel)
8. Did Maria come to work last week? (come)
9. What time did the movie start? (start)
10. Is this what you did in class this morning? (do)

Part B.
Directions: Make each sentence negative in the past tense. (10 points)
1. She didn’t do the laundry last weekend. (do)
2. I didn’t like that book very much. (like)
3. My car didn’t start this morning. (start)
4. John didn’t know the answer to the question. (know)
5. The party didn’t last past midnight. (last)
6. Her boss didn’t give her enough time. (give)
7. We found out that she didn’t pay her taxes. (pay)
8. Jose and I didn’t see all that food on the table. (see)
9. His children didn’t do their homework. (do)
10. They never learned how to ride a bike. (learn)

Part C.
Conjugate the verb “do” in the past tense (5 points)
singular
I didn’t do, You didn’t do, He didn’t do, She didn’t do, It didn’t do

plural
We didn’t do, You didn’t do, They didn’t do

Conjugate the verb “study” in the past tense negative (5 points)
singular
I didn’t study, You didn’t study, He didn’t study, She didn’t study, It didn’t study

plural
We didn’t study, You didn’t study, They didn’t study

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Quiz 3 Short Answers

Part A.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present tense affirmative. Use the verb “be”(10 points)
1. Are you going to work today?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
2. Is there a grocery store in this neighborhood?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
3. Am I working today?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
4. Is the stove on?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
5. Are there any students in the classroom?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
6. Is she at home right now?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
7. Is it raining outside?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
8. Is he doing his homework?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
9. Are the people in that city happy about the new skyscraper?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
10. Is there any time left in the day to play some soccer?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.

Part B.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present tense negative. Use the verb “be”(10 points)
1. Is there a good movie showing today?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
2. Is she in the backyard?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
3. Are the apples any good?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
4. Is it snowing outside?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
5. Are those shoes expensive?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
6. Are there any boats on the lake today?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
7. Is the oven on?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
8. Are you studying Spanish?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
9. Am I supposed to work this weekend?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
10. Is he on the phone?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.

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Quiz 3 Short Answers (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present tense affirmative. Use the verb “be”(10 points)
1. Are you going to work today?
Answer: Yes, I am.
2. Is there a grocery store in this neighborhood?
Answer: Yes, there is.
3. Am I working today?
Answer: Yes, you are.
4. Is the stove on?
Answer: Yes, it is.
5. Are there any students in the classroom?
Answer: Yes, there are.
6. Is she at home right now?
Answer: Yes, she is.
7. Is it raining outside?
Answer: Yes, it is.
8. Is he doing his homework?
Answer: Yes, he is.
9. Are the people in that city happy about the new skyscraper?
Answer: Yes, they are.
10. Is there any time left in the day to play some soccer?
Answer: Yes, there is.

Part B.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present tense negative. Use the verb “be”(10 points)
1. Is there a good movie showing today?
Answer: No, there isn’t.
2. Is she in the backyard?
Answer: No, she isn’t.
3. Are the apples any good?
Answer: No, they aren’t.
4. Is it snowing outside?
Answer: No, it isn’t.
5. Are those shoes expensive?
Answer: No, they aren’t.
6. Are there any boats on the lake today?
Answer: No, there aren’t.
7. Is the oven on?
Answer: No, it isn’t.
8. Are you studying Spanish?
Answer: No, I’m not.
9. Am I supposed to work this weekend?
Answer: No, you’re not.
10. Is he on the phone?
Answer: No, he isn’t.

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Quiz 4 Short Answers Do- past and present tense

Part A.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present or past tense affirmative. Use the verb “do”(10 points)
1. Do you like pizza?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
2. Do the students like to learn about history?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
3. Does your sister work today?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
4. Did you just hear the phone ring?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
5. Do I need a coat today?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
6. Did you wear a coat this morning?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
7. Does it cost a lot to travel to Europe from the U.S.?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
8. Do we have class tomorrow?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
9. Does that company make computer software?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.
10. Did the mail come yet?
Answer: _______, _________ __________.

Part B.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present or past tense negative. Use the verb “do”(10 points)
1. Did the police officer give you a ticket?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
2. Does she like working for that company?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
3. Did you buy any milk at the store? (you=singular)
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
4. Do those shoes fit you okay?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
5. Did it rain last night?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
6. Did you finish your homework? (you=plural)
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
7. Does she like to cook?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
8. Did he study French in high school?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
9. Did your friends enjoy the movie?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.
10. Does that store sell books?
Answer: _______, __________ __________.

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Quiz 4 Short Answers Do- past and present tense (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present or past tense affirmative. Use the verb “do”(10 points)
1. Do you like pizza?
Answer: Yes, I do.
2. Do the students like to learn about history?
Answer: Yes, they do.
3. Does your sister work today?
Answer: Yes, she does.
4. Did you just hear the phone ring?
Answer: Yes, I did.
5. Do I need a coat today?
Answer: Yes, you do.
6. Did you wear a coat this morning?
Answer: Yes, I did.
7. Does it cost a lot to travel to Europe from the U.S.?
Answer: Yes, it does.
8. Do we have class tomorrow?
Answer: Yes, we do.
9. Does that company make computer software?
Answer: Yes, it does.
10. Did the mail come yet?
Answer: Yes, it did.

Part B.
Directions: Answer each question with a short answer in the present or past tense negative. Use the verb “do”(10 points)
1. Did the police officer give you a ticket?
Answer: No, he didn’t. (or) No, she didn’t.
2. Does she like working for that company?
Answer: No, she doesn’t.
3. Did you buy any milk at the store? (you=singular)
Answer: No, I didn’t.
4. Do those shoes fit you okay?
Answer: No, they don’t.
5. Did it rain last night?
Answer: No, it didn’t.
6. Did you finish your homework? (you=plural)
Answer: No, we didn’t.
7. Does she like to cook?
Answer: No, she doesn’t.
8. Did he study French in high school?
Answer: No, he didn’t.
9. Did your friends enjoy the movie?
Answer: No, they didn’t.
10. Does that store sell books?
Answer: No, it doesn’t.

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Quiz 5 Commands

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct word from the list of word choices below. Some sentences are negative. (10 points)
tell / open / wait / leave / eat / bring / have / go / make / sit
1. ______________me the newspaper from outside.
2. ______________ all of your vegetables!
3. ______________ the door! (negative)
4. ______________ on the couch.
5. ______________ your muddy shoes outside!
6. Please ____________________ to work today. You’re sick. (negative)
7. Here. _________________ some more coffee.
8. __________________ my mother I broke her lamp. (negative)
9. Please ______________ for me here. I’ll be right back.
10. ____________________ that recipe again. It tasted terrible! (negative)

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct word from the list below. Use the polite form with please. Some of these commands are negative. (10 points)
do / close / call / let / help / find / clean / work / see / turn
1. __________ ____________ your room today. It’s a mess.
2. __________ _________ _______ that any more! It hurts. (negative)
3. __________ ____________ me! This is hard to do alone.
4. __________ _________ _________ him eat that. (negative)
5. ___________ ___________ on the light.
6. ______________ the door _____________.
7. ____________ __________ a doctor about that. You’re sick!
8. ____________ me at that number ____________.
9. ___________ __________ ___________ on that computer. (negative)
10. ___________ ____________ your shoes. We have to go.

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Quiz 5 Commands (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct word from the list of word choices below. Some sentences are negative. (10 points)
tell / open / wait / leave / eat / bring / have / go / make / sit
1. Bring me the newspaper from outside.
2. Eat all of your vegetables!
3. Don’t open the door! (negative)
4. Sit on the couch.
5. Leave your muddy shoes outside!
6. Please don’t go to work today. You’re sick. (negative)
7. Here. Have some more coffee.
8. Don’t tell my mother I broke her lamp (negative)
9. Please wait for me here. I’ll be right back.
10. Don’t make that recipe again. It tasted terrible! (negative)

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct word from the list below. Use the polite form with please. Some of these commands are negative. (10 points)
do / close / call / let / help / find / clean / work / see / turn
1. Please clean your room today. It’s a mess.
2. Please don’t do that any more! It hurts. (negative)
3. Please help me! This is hard to do alone.
4. Please don’t let him eat that. (negative)
5. Please turn on the light.
6. Close the door, please.
7. Please see a doctor about that. You’re sick!
8. Call me at that number, please.
9. Please don’t work on that computer. (negative)
10. Please find your shoes. We have to go.

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Quiz 6 Object Pronouns

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct object pronoun. The words in parentheses will help you choose the correct word. (20 points)
1. I see ___________ every day. (a man)
2. Please give __________ the information. (a woman)
3. He calls ____________ on the weekends. (his parents)
4. Throw ________ to me. (a ball)
5. She kissed _________. ( I )
6. I’m in love with ____________. (a woman)
7. We told __________ not to go to that restaurant. (two people)
8. The boss hired _________ last year. (you)
9. The teacher asked ___________ to clean the desks. (a boy)
10. Do you know how to work __________? (a machine)
11. He really likes ___________. (his job)
12. My accountant called _________ yesterday. ( I )
13. The teacher helped ________ after school. (a girl and a boy)
14. Don’t eat ___________! (some rotten grapes)
15. I asked all of ____________ to finish this assignment. (you)
16. She gave __________ too much work to do. (you and I)
17. Do you understand _____________? (a male teacher)
18. Do you know ___________? (a woman)
19. We need to finish _________ next week. (an assignment)
20. Help _________! (you and I)

Part B.
Directions: Write the subject and object pronouns in the singular and plural forms. (10 points)
singular
subject

object

plural
subject

object

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Quiz 6 Object Pronouns (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct object pronoun. The words in parentheses will help you choose the correct word. (20 points)
1. I see him every day. (a man)
2. Please give her the information. (a woman)
3. He calls them on the weekends. (his parents)
4. Throw it to me. (a ball)
5. She kissed me. ( I )
6. I’m in love with her. (a woman)
7. We told them not to go to that restaurant. (two people)
8. The boss hired you last year. (you)
9. The teacher asked him to clean the desks. (a boy)
10. Do you know how to work it? (a machine)
11. He really likes it. (his job)
12. My accountant called me yesterday. ( I )
13. The teacher helped them after school. (a girl and a boy)
14. Don’t eat them! (some rotten grapes)
15. I asked all of you to finish this assignment. (you)
16. She gave us too much work to do. (you and I)
17. Do you understand him? (a male teacher)
18. Do you know her? (a woman)
19. We need to finish it next week. (an assignment)
20. Help us! (you and I)

Part B.
Directions: Write the subject and object pronouns in the singular and plural forms. (10 points)
singular
subject
I, you, he, she, it

object
me, you, him, her, it

plural
subject
we, you, they

object
us, you, them

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Quiz 7 Reflexive Pronouns

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the correct reflexive pronoun. The subject in each sentence will help you make the correct decision. If you don’t know what to do, review Lesson 20 in the Red Level. (20 points)
1. She hurt _____________ when she fell off of the swing.
2. Try not to blame _____________ for that mistake.
3. I cut ___________ almost every morning when I shave.
4. Did you all enjoy _______________at the party?
5. They are not old enough to dress ________________.
6. He taught ______________ how to play the guitar.
7. I told _____________ that I would get that job, and I did!
8. We entertained ________________ with video games.
9. You’re going to hurt _____________ with that knife.
10. My mother burned _____________ while she was cooking.
11. The cat hurt ____________ when it jumped off the fence.
12. Some girls spend hours looking at _______________ in front of a mirror.
13. The soldier shot _______________ so he could leave Iraq.
14. We need to protect _______________ so I bought a gun.
15. The boy killed _______________ with drugs and alcohol.
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Part A. (continued)
16. The car is so hi-tech it can drive _______________.
17. Kids, don’t hurt ________________ on the playground.
18. I did the work all by _________________.
19. Give _________________ a round of applause. You all did a good job!
20. Help _________ to some more food.

Part B.
Directions: Write the reflexive pronouns in the singular and plural forms. (10 points)
singular
plural

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Quiz 7 Reflexive Pronouns (Answers)

Answers to Part A:

1. herself  2. yourself     3. myself   4. yourselves   5. themselves   6. himself   7.myself  8. ourselves    9. yourself    10. herself   11. itself  12. themselves   13. himself    14. ourselves  15. himself 16. itself    17. yourselves    18. myself   19. yourselves  20.yourself

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Quiz 8 Much And Many

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “much” or “many.” (20 points)
1. He doesn’t have ____________ time today.
2. How __________ apples are there in the basket?
3. I didn’t see __________ cars on the highway this morning.
4. How _________ money do you have?
5. There isn’t __________ milk in the refrigerator.
6. There were _________Spanish-speaking people at the party.
7. Do you know how _________ people there are in the world?
8. We didn’t send __________Christmas cards to our friends this year.
9. Did you see how _________ food there was in that store?!
10. How _________ information can you find on the internet?
11. How _________ chairs do we need for the classroom?
12. She doesn’t need very ________ time to finish her work.
13. There were too _________ bees at the park, so we left.
14. There is too __________ pollution in the world.
15. I couldn’t find very ________ rice at the store today.
16. How _________ help do you need?
17. There were __________ butterflies outside.
18. She doesn’t have _________ teeth left in her mouth.
19. We saw _________ police officers outside of our house.
20. How __________ coffee do you drink every day?

Part B.
Directions: Write questions using “much” or “many.” (5 points)
1. How ________ oranges _______________________?
2. How ________ time __________________________?
3. How _________ money _______________________?
4. How ________ students _______________________?
5. How _________ water _________________________?

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Quiz 8 Much And Many (Answers)

Answers to Part A: 1. much; 2. many; 3. many; 4. much; 5. much; 6. many; 7. many; 8. many; 9. much; 10. much; 11. many; 12. much; 13. many; 14. much; 15. much; 16. much; 17. many; 18. many; 19. many; 20. much

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Quiz 9 Any And Some

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “any” or “some.” (10 points)
1. She doesn’t have ________ time today.
2. I bought __________ oranges.
3. There’s _______ milk in the refrigerator if you want _______.
4. There’s never ________ money in my wallet.
5. Do you have _________ eggs?
6. I need to get _________ new shoes.
7. They would love to have _________ more children.
8. Did you see __________ clothes that you wanted to buy?
9. There aren’t __________ good stores at that mall.
10. Mary can’t find __________ earrings to wear.

Part B.
Directions: Change these sentences to the negative. (10 points)
1. She has some bananas.
She ____________________________________________.
2. I want some pizza.
I ______________________________________________.
3. He bought some groceries.
He ____________________________________________.
4. We wanted some water.
We ____________________________________________.
5. The students learned some English.
The students ____________________________________.

Part C.
Directions: Write sentences or questions using “any” or “
some. (10 points)
1. There aren’t __________________________________.
2. Did you find _________________________________?
3. Is there ______________________________________?
4. I bought ______________________________________.
5. There are _____________________________________.
6. Would you like ________________________________.
7. I saw ________________________________________.
8. This isn’t _____________________________________.
9. We had ______________________________________.
10. Can I get ____________________________________?

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Quiz 9 Any And Some (Answers)

Answers to Part A: 1. any; 2. some; 3. some / some; 4. any; 5. any or some; 6. some; 7. some; 8. any or some; 9. any; 10. any;

Answers to Part B: 1. She doesn’t have any bananas; 2. I don’t want any pizza; 3. He didn’t buy any groceries; 4. We didn’t want any water; 5. The students didn’t learn any English.

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Quiz 10 Prepositions

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank space with a preposition. (20 points)
1. I need some help _________ my homework.
2. The class begins _________ 7:30 in the morning.
3. My teacher explained something ________ me.
4. The young man bought a ring ________ his girlfriend.
5. It will be very difficult _________ them to finish their project.
6. Is there enought time to get ________ the airport?
7. We try to live ___________ our budget.
8. Let’s sit _________ the shade.
9. Did you buy anything _________ the store?
10. She lives _________ her job. It’s only a mile away.
11. When it started to rain, we went __________ the house.
12. The store owner swept the sidewalk ___ ________ ____ his store. (there are three prepositions)
13. How did you hear __________ the accident?
14. Where can we go _________ the movie is over?
15. There are plenty _________ good oranges at that store.
16. She loves to run her fingers ___________ my hair.
17. Would you like to live ________ the United States?
18. When Que got _______ the bus, he paid the fare.
19. Put your money _________ the vending machine for some candy.
20. They live ________ 2435 E. Oak St.

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with a preposition (20 points)
1. It’s hard to ride a bike __________ the wind.
2. _________ we eat dinner, we have to set the table.
3. Apple pie is a great desert to eat ___________ dinner.
4. Chrissy will see her friends ________ the afternoon.
5. Do you know who this gift is __________?
6. Turn the lights ________ outside. We don’t need them.
7. Please get ______ the car so we can leave.
8. The store employees did a lot of work ______ the customer.
9. I want to go _________ that new restaurant.
10. Did you put the chicken ________ the grill yet?
11. Juan and Rob like to talk _________ sports.
12. The children want to bring _________ some toys on the trip.
13. What do you do ____________ the day?
14. Can you help me __________ this heavy box?
15. There are a lot of people shopping _________ the mall.
16. We get together _________ time __________ time.
17. She’s been waiting to see the doctor ____________ 2:00.
18. The store is open _________ 9 a.m. _________ 7 p.m.
19. We have to take this situation day ___________ day.
20. Minnesota is south __________ Canada.

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Quiz 10 Prepositions (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank space with a preposition. (20 points)
1. I need some help _________ my homework. (with)
2. The class begins _________ 7:30 in the morning. (at)
3. My teacher explained something ________ me. (to or for)
4. The young man bought a ring ________ his girlfriend. (for)
5. It will be very difficult ______ them to finish their project. (for)
6. Is there enought time to get ________ the airport? (to)
7. We try to live ___________ our budget. (within)
8. Let’s sit _________ the shade. (in)
9. Did you buy anything _________ the store? (from)
10. She lives _________ her job. It’s only a mile away. (near)
11. When it started to rain, we went ________ the house. (inside)
12. The store owner swept the sidewalk ___ ________ ____ his store. (in front of)
13. How did you hear __________ the accident? (about)
14. Where can we go _________ the movie is over? (after)
15. There are plenty _________ good oranges at that store. (of)
16. She loves to run her fingers ___________ my hair. (through)
17. Would you like to live ________ the United States? (in)
18. When Que got _______ the bus, he paid the fare. (on)
19. Put your money _________ the vending machine for some candy. (in)
20. They live ________ 2435 E. Oak St. (at)

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with a preposition (20 points)
1. It’s hard to ride a bike __________ the wind. (against)
2. _________ we eat dinner, we have to set the table. (Before)
3. Apple pie is a great desert to eat __________ dinner. (after)
4. Chrissy will see her friends ________ the afternoon. (in)
5. Do you know who this gift is __________? (for)
6. Turn the lights ________ outside. We don’t need them. (off)
7. Please get ______ the car so we can leave. (into)
8. The store employees did a lot of work ______ the customer.(for)
9. I want to go _________ that new restaurant. (to)
10. Did you put the chicken ________ the grill yet? (on)
11. Juan and Rob like to talk _________ sports. (about)
12. The children want to bring _________ some toys on the trip. (along)
13. What do you do ____________ the day? (during)
14. Can you help me __________ this heavy box? (with)
15. There are a lot of people shopping _______ the mall. (at)
16. We get together _______ time _______ time. (from…to)
17. She’s been waiting to see the doctor _______ 2:00. (since)
18. The store is open ______ 9 a.m. ______ 7 p.m. (from…to)
19. We have to take this situation day ________ day. (by)
20. Minnesota is south __________ Canada. (of)

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Quiz 11 Future Tenses

Part A.
Directions: Change the verb from the present tense to the future tense using “will.” (10 points)
1. She’s in New York today.
She ______________ in New York tomorrow, too.
2. They’re at home.
They ______________ at home this weekend.
3. He does his homework every night.
He ________________ his homework tonight after dinner.
4. I really like this movie.
My friends _________ probably __________ this movie, too.
5. Is there enough time to finish this assignment?
________ there _______ enough time to finish this assignment?
6. You don’t see any snow in Florida.
You _______________ any snow in Florida.
7. Maria goes to a really good school.
Maria _____________ to a good school next year also.
8. Where’s the party?
Where ____________ the party __________?
9. How much does a plane ticket cost?
How much ___________ a plane ticket _____________?
10. He has a good time when he goes on vacation.
He ____________________ a good time on his next vacation.

Part B.
Directions: Change the verb from the past tense to the “going to” future tense. (10 points)
1. We were at church on Sunday.
We _____________________ at church next Sunday, too.
2. They went to a museum yesterday.
They ________________________ to the zoo, tomorrow.
3. Roger didn’t do his laundry yet.
Roger __________________________ it today either.
4. What did they have for breakfast?
What ________ they ____________________ for lunch?
5. How many people were there?
How many people ________ there __________________?
6. Was there a good movie showing?
______ there _______________ a good movie showing?
7. Everyone had a good time.
Everyone __________________________ a good time.
8. Boris helped me fix my car.
Boris _____________________ me fix my computer, too.
9. She wasn’t on time for class yesterday.
She probably ________________________ on time today.
10. Shukri did well on her test.
She _____ probably _________________ well in college.

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Quiz 11 Future Tenses (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Change the verb from the present tense to the future tense using “will.” (10 points)
1. She’s in New York today.
She will be in New York tomorrow, too.
2. They’re at home.
They will be at home this weekend.
3. He does his homework every night.
He will do his homework tonight after dinner.
4. I really like this movie.
My friends will probably like this movie, too.
5. Is there enough time to finish this assignment?
Will there be enough time to finish this assignment?
6. You don’t see any snow in Florida.
You won’t see any snow in Florida.
7. Maria goes to a really good school.
Maria will go to a good school next year also.
8. Where’s the party?
Where will the party be?
9. How much does a plane ticket cost?
How much will a plane ticket cost?
10. He has a good time when he goes on vacation.
He will have a good time on his next vacation.

Part B.
Directions: Change the verb from the past tense to the “going to” future tense. (10 points)
1. We were at church on Sunday.
We are going to be at church next Sunday, too.
2. They went to a museum yesterday.
They are going to go to the zoo, tomorrow.
3. Roger didn’t do his laundry yet.
Roger isn’t going to do it today either.
4. What did they have for breakfast?
What are they going to have for lunch?
5. How many people were there?
How many people are there going to be?
6. Was there a good movie showing?
Is there going to be a good movie showing?
7. Everyone had a good time.
Everyone is going to have a good time.
8. Boris helped me fix my car.
Boris is going to help me fix my computer, too.
9. She wasn’t on time for class yesterday.
She probably isn’t going to be on time today.
10. Shukri did well on her test.
She is probably going to do well in college.

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Quiz 12 A Few A Little

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “a few” or “a litttle.” (20 points)
1. She has ___________ money in her purse.
2. There are ___________ people in the store.
3. Please get ___________ oranges when you go to the store.
4. I have ____________ fruit with me if you’re hungry.
5. They bought ____________ books at the bookstore.
6. There were quite ___________ children on the playground.
7. Here’s ____________ information about Mount Rushmore.
8. It took _____________ hours to drive to the campground.
9. I need ____________ bucks. Can you lend me some money?
10. All but _____________ of the guests got sick after the party.
11. ___________ patience is all we need to get through the day.
12. This situation is _____________ embarrassing.
13. Call me back in ____________ minutes.
14. The movie was good for ____________ laughs.
15. We can all use ___________ laughter.
16. This soup needs ____________ salt.
17. There were quite ____________ bees outside this morning.
18. I saw ____________ deer in the woods this morning.
19. Can you give me ____________ help?
20. How about __________ coffee? Do you want some?

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “few” or “little.” Notice the meanings of these words are different from those in Part A. (20 pts)
1. My boss has __________ patience for employees who are late.
2. In high school she had very ____________ friends.
3. There are __________ good schools in that city.
4. We have ____________ time to waste. Let’s go now.
5. She feels very ___________ sympathy for the poor.
6. There are too ___________ buses at this time of the day.
7. __________ people showed up at the party.
8. This is too ___________, too late.
9. The houses here are __________ and far between.
10. Very __________ marriages last longer than 50 years.
11. ___________ effort went into the production and it showed.
12. There was so __________ competition in the race, he won easily.
13. There are very ___________ fish in this part of the lake.
14. They put very ____________ sugar in these cookies.
15. ___________ bacteria can survive these kinds of temperatures.
16. The students put too ___________ effort into their homework.
17. ____________ shopping malls are open on Christmas day.
18. I know this is ____________ comfort, but I’m sorry.
19. There are ____________ women with her qualifications.
20. He gets ___________ exercise, so he’s put on a lot of weight.

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Quiz 12 A Few A Little (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “a few” or “a litttle.” (20 points)
1. She has a little money in her purse.
2. There are a few people in the store.
3. Please get a few oranges when you go to the store.
4. I have a little fruit with me if you’re hungry.
5. They bought a few books at the bookstore.
6. There were quite a few children on the playground.
7. Here’s a little information about Mount Rushmore.
8. It took a few hours to drive to the campground.
9. I need a few bucks. Can you lend me some money?
10. All but a few of the guests got sick after the party.
11. A little patience is all we need to get through the day.
12. This sitution is a little embarassing.
13. Call me back in a few minutes.
14. The movie was good for a few laughs.
15. We can all use a little laughter.
16. This soup needs a little salt.
17. There were quite a few bees outside this morning.
18. I saw a few deer in the woods this morning.
19. Can you give me a little help?
20. How about a little coffee? Do you want some?

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “few” or “little.” Notice the meanings of these words are different from those in Part A. (20 points)
1. My boss has little patience for employees who are late.
2. In high school she had very few friends.
3. There are few good schools in that city.
4. We have little time to waste. Let’s go now.
5. She feels very little sympathy for the poor.
6. There are too few buses at this time of the day.
7. Few people showed up at the party.
8. This is too little, too late.
9. The houses here are few and far between.
10. Very few marriages last longer than 50 years.
11. Little effort went into the production and it showed.
12. There was so little competition in the race, he won easily.
13. There are very few fish in this part of the lake.
14. They put very little sugar in these cookies.
15. Few bacteria can survive these kinds of temperatures.
16. The students put too little effort into their homework.
17. Few shopping malls are open on Christmas day.
18. I know this is little comfort, but I’m sorry.
19. There are few women with her qualifications.
20. He gets little exercise, so he’s put on a lot of weight.

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Quiz 13 Gerunds Infinitives

Part A.
Directions: In each sentence, change the infinitive to a gerund.
example: It’s easy to get lost in here.
Getting lost in here is easy.

1. It’s hard to learn English.
__________________________________________________.
2. It’s necessary to do a good job.
_________________________________________________.
3. It will take a long time to drive to New York.
_________________________________________________.
4. It wasn’t a good idea to eat all that ice cream.
_________________________________________________.
5. It feels wrong to take her money for so little work.
_________________________________________________.
6. It won’t hurt to work a few extra hours today.
_________________________________________________.
7. It’s crucial to get this into the mail today.
_________________________________________________.
8. It will be fun to see them.
__________________________________________________.
9. It was painful to watch them lose the game.
__________________________________________________.
10. It didn’t take long to fly to Chicago.
_________________________________________________.

Part B.
Directions: In each sentence, change the gerund to an infinitive.
example: Riding a bike without a helmet is not safe.
It’s not safe to ride a bike without a helmet.

1. Learning how to cook is easy.
___________________________________________________.
2. Working long hours is common in the United States.
____________________________________________________.
3. Fishing in the summer is fun.
____________________________________________________.
4. Shopping for groceries without a list is a bad idea.
____________________________________________________.
5. Driving without a seat belt feels kind of strange to me.
____________________________________________________.
6. Waking up early in the morning is good for you.
___________________________________________________ .
7. Saving money for the future is necessary.
___________________________________________________.
8. Helping someone learn another language takes time.
___________________________________________________.
9. Carrying too much weight hurts your body.
___________________________________________________.
10. Listening to music is fun.
___________________________________________________.

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Quiz 13 Gerunds Infinitives (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: In each sentence, change the infinitive to a gerund.
example: It’s easy to get lost in here.
Getting lost in here is easy.

1. It’s hard to learn English.
Learning English is hard.
2. It’s necessary to do a good job.
Doing a good job is necessary.
3. It will take a long time to drive to New York.
Driving to New York will take a long time.
4. It wasn’t a good idea to eat all that ice cream.
Eating all that ice cream wasn’t a good idea.
5. It feels wrong to take her money for so little work.
Taking her money for so little work feels wrong.
6. It won’t hurt to work a few extra hours today.
Working a few extra hours today won’t hurt.
7. It’s crucial to get this into the mail today.
Getting this into the mail today is crucial.
8. It will be fun to see them.
Seeing them will be fun.
9. It was painful to watch them lose the game.
Watching them lose the game was painful.
10. It didn’t take long to fly to Chicago.
Flying to Chicago didn’t take long.

Part B.
Directions: In each sentence, change the gerund to an infinitive.
example: Riding a bike without a helmet is not safe.
It’s not safe to ride a bike without a helmet.
1. Learning how to cook is easy.
It’s easy to learn how to cook.
2. Working long hours is common in the United States.
It’s common in the United States to work long hours.
3. Fishing in the summer is fun.
It’s fun to fish in the summer.
4. Shopping for groceries without a list is a bad idea.
It’s a bad idea to shop for groceries without a list.
5. Driving without a seat belt feels kind of strange to me.
It feels kind of strange to me to drive without a seat belt.
6. Waking up early in the morning is good for you.
It’s good for you to wake up early in the morning.
7. Saving money for the future is necessary.
It’s necessary to save money for the future.
8. Helping someone learn another language takes time.
It takes time to help someone learn another language.
9. Carrying too much weight hurts your body.
It hurts your body to carry too much weight.
10. Listening to music is fun.
It’s fun to listen to music.

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Quiz 14 Articles

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank space with the correct article: “a,” “an,” or “the”
1. _________ person we hired to paint ________ south side of our house did a bad job.
2. We sold ________ car we bought last year.
3. She needs ________ new job.
4. ________ orange was found on _________ ground.
5. This chair has __________ stain on it.
6. _________ manager of our team told us we have ______ practice game this weekend.
7. __________ cheese in the refrigerator has ________ little mold on it.
8. You should take ________ vacation on _______ island in the Caribbean sometime. It’s very relaxing.
9. New York is called “________ Big Apple,” but does it have _______ different nickname?
10. Did you call ________ guy who wants to sell us _________ new furnace?

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “the” or no article. ( –)
1. We heard about the accident on ________ radio.
2. The golden days of _________ radio are in the past, but it might become popular once again.
3. I love ________ sound of __________ ocean.
4. Human beings need ________ water to survive on other planets.
5. Have you ever seen ________ Mississippi River?

6. How many _________ geese were there in the park?
7. Several members of _______ police department attended the ceremony.
8. Her ice cream cone fell in _________ dirt.
9. His family visited ________ United States last year.
10. Did you read about ________ robbery in _______ newspaper?

Part C.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “a” or no article ( — )
1. Do you have time for ________ beer?
2. This is your _________ last warning.
3. There was __________ tornado warning on TV.
4. You can save money on rent if you find _________ roommates.
5. The state is building __________ road barrier on this part of the highway.
6. She’s going to need some ________ personal attention.
7. Did you see _________ farm stand by the side of the road?
8. They need to buy________ farm equipment for their farm.
9. That restaurant serves _______ good food.
10. We found ________ good restaurant when we visited _____ suburb of Detroit.

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Quiz 14 Articles (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Fill in the blank space with the correct article: “a,” “an,” or “the”
1. ___The___ person we hired to paint __the___ south side of our house did a bad job.
2. We sold ___the__ car we bought last year.
3. She needs ___a___ new job.
4. __An / The__ orange was found on ___the___ ground.
5. This chair has ___a___ stain on it.
6. ___The__ manager of our team told us we have ______ practice game this weekend.
7. ___The__ cheese in the refrigerator has ___a___ little mold on it.
8. You should take ___a___ vacation on ___an___ island in the Caribbean sometime. It’s very relaxing.
9. New York is called “___the___ Big Apple,” but does it have ___a___ different nickname?
10. Did you call ____the__ guy who wants to sell us _____a____ new furnace?

Part B.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “the” or no article. ( –)
1. We heard about the accident on ___the___ radio.
2. The golden days of ___—____ radio are in the past, but it might become popular once again.
3. I love ___the___ sound of ____the____ ocean.
4. Human beings need __—____ water to survive on other planets.
5. Have you ever seen __the____ Mississippi River?
6. How many ___—____ geese were there in the park?
7. Several members of __the__ police department attended the ceremony.
8. Her ice cream cone fell in ___the____ dirt.
9. His family visited ___the____ United States last year.
10. Did you read about ___the___ robbery in ____the___ newspaper?

Part C.
Directions: Fill in the blank with “a” or no article ( — )
1. Do you have time for ___a___ beer?
2. This is your ____—_____ last warning.
3. There was _____a____ tornado warning on TV.
4. You can save money on rent if you find ____—____ roommates.
5. The state is building ____a____ road barrier on this part of the highway.
6. She’s going to need some ___—___ personal attention.
7. Did you see ____a____ farm stand by the side of the road?
8. They need to buy__—____ farm equipment for their farm.
9. That restaurant serves ___—____ good food.
10. We found ____a____ good restaurant when we visited ___a__ suburb of Detroit.

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Quiz 15 Possessive Pronouns

Part A.
Directions: Complete each sentence with a matching verb and a possessive pronoun that matches the subject. (20 points)
Example:
He wore his raincoat today.
She wore hers today, too.

1. I rode my bike to school today.
You ____________________________to school today, too.
2. They visit their relatives in the summer.
We _____________________________in the winter.
3. My wife works on her computer in an office.
I ______________________________at home.
4. They brought their dog to the park.
You ____________________________to the park, too.
5. He teaches his classes with a computer.
She ___________________________with a computer, too.
6. She likes her classes.
He ___________________________, too.
7. I ate my breakfast quickly.
My kids _________________________quickly, too.
8. You got your hair cut.
I ______________________________cut, too.
9. We got our mail already.
They _________________________ already, too.
10. I listen to my radio in the car.
You __________________________at home.

Part B.
Directions: Complete each sentence with the possessive pronoun that matches the word in parentheses.
Example:
My car doesn’t work.
His doesn’t work either. (a man)

1. Her back hurts.
_____________ hurts a little, too. ( I )
2. Their house needs a lot of work.
_______________ needs a lot of work, too. (you)
3. My tires are low.
______________ are low, too. (a woman)
4. His house is on this street.
______________ is on this street, too. (a woman)
5. Your order will be ready soon.
_____________ will be ready in ten minutes. (a group of people)
6. His wisdom teeth were pulled last year.
________________ were pulled a few years ago. ( I )
7. Your wife is a really good cook.
________________ is a good cook, too. (my brother)
8. My handwriting isn’t very good.
_________________ isn’t very good either. (my sister)
9. Their tuition for school increased this year.
_________________ increased this year, too. (we)
10. Her English test is this week.
__________________ was last week. (a man)

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Quiz 15 Possessive Pronouns (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Complete each sentence with a matching verb and a possessive pronoun that matches the subject. (20 points)
Example:
He wore his raincoat today.
She wore hers today, too.

1. I rode my bike to school today.
You ____rode yours______to school today, too.
2. They visit their relatives in the summer.
We ____visit ours__________in the winter.
3. My wife works on her computer in an office.
I _____work on mine _________at home.
4. They brought their dog to the park.
You ____brought yours _________to the park, too.
5. He teaches his classes with a computer.
She _____teaches hers _________with a computer, too.
6. She likes her classes.
He _____likes his ___________, too.
7. I ate my breakfast quickly.
My kids _____ate theirs _________quickly, too.
8. You got your hair cut.
I ______got mine ___________cut, too.
9. We got our mail already.
They ____got theirs ________ already, too.
10. I listen to my radio in the car.
You ____listen to yours ________at home.

Part B.
Directions: Complete each sentence with the possessive pronoun that matches the word in parentheses.
Example:
My car doesn’t work.
His doesn’t work either. (a man)

1. Her back hurts.
__Mine ____ hurts a little, too. ( I )
2. Their house needs a lot of work.
___Yours ______ needs a lot of work, too. (you)
3. My tires are low.
__Hers _____ are low, too. (a woman)
4. His house is on this street.
__Hers _____ is on this street, too. (a woman)
5. Your order will be ready soon.
___Theirs____ will be ready in ten minutes. (a group of people)
6. His wisdom teeth were pulled last year.
___Mine _____ were pulled a few years ago. ( I )
7. Your wife is a really good cook.
___His ______ is a good cook, too. (my brother)
8. My handwriting isn’t very good.
___Hers _____ isn’t very good either. (my sister)
9. Their tuition for school increased this year.
___Ours _____ increased this year, too. (we)
10. Her English test is this week.
____His ______ was last week. (a man)

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Quiz 16 Used To

Part A.
Directions: Change the past tense verb to “used to” + the main verb. (10 points)
Example: She worked for that company in the past.
She used to work for that company.

1. He lived in Florida for a long time. Now he doesn’t.
He ______________________ in Florida.
2. Leonard was really heavy until he lost a hundred pounds.
Leonard ________________________ really heavy.
3. Maria played piano for ten years before she stopped.
Maria _________________________ the piano.
4. She smoked for ten years before she decided to quit.
She __________________________________.
5. I ate a lot of candy when I was a kid.
I _______________________________ a lot of candy.
6. They were married. Now they aren’t.
They __________________________.
7. They spoke Spanish every day when they lived in Colombia.
They _________________________ Spanish every day.
8. Alice did her shopping every Saturday last year. Now she shops on Sunday.
Alice ____________________ her shopping every Saturday.
9. You called me almost every day, but then you stopped calling.
You ___________________________ me every day.
10. Blake used a lot of bad language when he was younger, but now he doesn’t do that.
Blake _______________________ a lot of bad language.

Part B.
Directions: Change the past tense verb to “never” + “used to” + the main verb. (5 points)
Example: They often have loud parties–but not in the past.
They never used to have loud parties.

1. You speak English all the time now, but you didn’t speak English very much in the past.
You ____________________________ English.
2. She goes to work eight hours a day, five days a week, but last year….
She ______________________________ to work.
3. Saul takes a lot of medicine.
When he was younger, he _________________________ medicine.
4. I need glasses to see things that are far away.
I ______________________________ glasses when I was a child.
5. Up until now, Ted wasn’t overweight.
Ted ________________________________ overweight.

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Quiz 16 Used To (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Change the past tense verb to “used to” + the main verb. (10 points)
Example: She worked for that company in the past.
She used to work for that company.

1. He lived in Florida for a long time. Now he doesn’t.
He used to live in Florida.
2. Leonard was really heavy until he lost a hundred pounds.
Leonard used to be really heavy.
3. Maria played piano for ten years before she stopped.
Maria used to play the piano.
4. She smoked for ten years before she decided to quit.
She used to smoke.
5. I ate a lot of candy when I was a kid.
I used to eat a lot of candy.
6. They were married. Now they aren’t.
They used to be married.
7. They spoke Spanish every day when they lived in Colombia.
They used to speak Spanish every day.
8. Alice did her shopping every Saturday last year. Now she shops on Sunday.
Alice used to do her shopping every Saturday.
9. You called me almost every day, but then you stopped calling.
You used to call me every day.
10. Blake used a lot of bad language when he was younger, but now he doesn’t do that.
Blake used to use a lot of bad language.

Part B.
Directions: Change the past tense verb to “never” + “used to” + the main verb. (5 points)
Example: They often have loud parties–but not in the past.
They never used to have loud parties.

1. You speak English all the time now, but you didn’t speak English very much in the past.
You never used to speak English.
2. She goes to work eight hours a day, five days a week, but last year….
She never used to go to work.
3. Saul takes a lot of medicine.
When he was younger, he never used to take medicine.
4. I need glasses to see things that are far away.
I never used to need glasses when I was a child.
5. Up until now, Ted wasn’t overweight.
Ted never used to be overweight.

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Quiz 17 Be Used To

Part A.
Directions: Rewrite each sentence. Use “(be) used to” and a gerund for each sentence. (10 points)
Example: He didn’t know how to drive a car until last year.
Now, he is used to driving a car.

1. She saw snow for the first time when she moved to Minnesota.
Now, she _____________________________________ snow in the winter.
2. Thomas had never worked early in the morning until he began his new job.
Now, he ______________________________________ in the morning.
3. The students didn’t speak English on their first day of class.
Now, they ____________________________________ every day in class.
4. Jerry didn’t walk very much before he moved to Jamaica.
Now, he _______________________________________ everywhere he goes.
5. I didn’t take the bus very often before I moved to Chicago.
Nowadays, I _____________________________________the bus all over the city.
6. Bill and Linda are parents. They started having kids ten years ago.
They ________________________________________ parents.
7. Belinda rarely shopped after midnight before she got her new job.
Now, she _____________________________ after midnight.
8. We do our own housework.
We ____________________________ our cleaning ourselves.
9. The police go to the house across the street all the time.
The police ____________________________ there for all kinds of problems.
10. I read the newspaper online every day, but ten years ago I rarely did that.
Now, I _________________________________ the paper online.

Part B. Rewrite each sentence with “be used to” in the negative form. Do not use a gerund.
Example: Maria doesn’t like this hot weather.
She isn’t used to the heat.

1. Terry doesn’t like her new job.
She ________________________ the schedule.
2. Sam hates driving to work because it takes so long to get there.
He __________________________ a long drive every day.
3. I don’t want to go into the water just yet.
I ___________________________ the cold temperature of the water.
4. The children seem kind of tired this afternoon.
They _________________________ a long day of school after three months of summer vacation.
5. You don’t like to drive a car with a stick shift.
You ___________________________ a manual transmission.

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Quiz 17 Be Used To (Answers)

Part A.
Directions: Rewrite each sentence. Use “(be) used to” and a gerund for each sentence. (10 points)
Example: He didn’t know how to drive a car until last year.
Now, he is used to driving a car.

1. She saw snow for the first time when she moved to Minnesota.
Now, she ______is used to seeing ___________ snow in the winter.
2. Thomas had never worked early in the morning until he began his new job.
Now, he ________is used to working ____________ in the morning.
3. The students didn’t speak English on their first day of class.
Now, they ________are used to speaking _________ every day in class.
4. Jerry didn’t walk very much before he moved to Jamaica.
Now, he ________is used to walking ______________ everywhere he goes.
5. I didn’t take the bus very often before I moved to Chicago.
Nowadays, I ________am used to taking __________the bus all over the city.
6. Bill and Linda are parents. They started having kids ten years ago.
They _______are used to being ___________ parents.
7. Belinda rarely shopped after midnight before she got her new job.
Now, she _______is used to shopping ___________ after midnight.
8. We do our own housework.
We _______are used to doing _________ our cleaning ourselves.
9. The police go to the house across the street all the time.
The police ______are used to going __________ there for all kinds of problems.
10. I read the newspaper online every day, but ten years ago I rarely did that.
Now, I ______am used to reading __________ the paper online.

Part B. Rewrite each sentence with “be used to” in the negative form. Do not use a gerund.
Example: Maria doesn’t like this hot weather.
She isn’t used to the heat.

1. Terry doesn’t like her new job.
She ____isn’t used to ________ the schedule.
2. Sam hates driving to work because it takes so long to get there.
He ______isn’t used to __________ a long drive every day.
3. I don’t want to go into the water just yet.
I ____am not used to _____ the cold temperature of the water.
4. The children seem kind of tired this afternoon.
They ____aren’t used to _______ a long day of school after three months of summer vacation.
5. You don’t like to drive a car with a stick shift.
You _______aren’t used to ________ a manual transmission.