Assorted Sentences

Select the best response. Then click the answer buttons to see the answers.
  1. John had an accident last night.
    a. I'm sorry to hear that.
    b. That's terrific!
    c. He must be proud of it.

  2. Their plane should be here in no time.
    a. Let's wait for them at the main lobby.
    b. Let's come back tomorrow.
    c. Let's see if they're at the lobby.

  3. Can you tell me how to get to the post office?
    a. It's in aisle C next to the dairy products.
    b. Sorry, my office is not here.
    c. Go to the end of this corridor and turn left.

  4. Give me a call when you get back from your trip.
    a. I'm sorry to hear that.
    b. I'll surely do that.
    c. Why should you call me?

  5. If you have 10 marbles and you take five away, then you add three to that number, how many marbles do you have?
    a. None is left.
    b. Eight, of course.
    c. That's easy. I have 18.

  6. Q: How would you like your steak?
    A: Rare.
    a. The customer never eats steak.
    b. The customer doesn't want his steak well-done.
    c. The customer rarely orders steak in a restaurant.

  7. The game ended in a tie.
    a. What a bargain!
    b. Who bought the tie?
    c. How come?

  8. What did Mary do when her father gave her the stuffed animal?
    a. She cuddled it.
    b. She called the animal protection department.
    c. She phoned the police.

  9. Kate can speak three foreign languages.
    a. She must be tired.
    b. She must be a talented girl.
    c. She surely knows the ropes.

  10. Bill flunked the exams.
    a. He must be really upset.
    b. It should get better soon.
    c. He must have studied a lot.

  11. We'd like some vanilla ice-cream, please.
    a. What flavor would you like?
    b. Rare or well done?
    c. Sorry, we ran out of vanilla.

  12. My TV isn't working.
    a. We've already called a repairman. He should be here soon.
    b. OK. I'll call you later.
    c. Why don't you watch something else?

Copyright (C) 1998 Vera Mello (vcqm@ruralsp.com.br)
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.