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10.1 Final -s: Pretest

Pretest
Instructions

A Pretest allows you to see what you need to concentrate on in the text.

From the set of options given in parentheses, select the correct word and write it in the space after each sentence. If the word begins a sentence, capitalize its first letter. Check each answer as you go along.

  1. _____________ your teacher know that you've got other courses? (Don't, Doesn't)
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  2. You have to ask if you want a _____________ of water. (glass, glasses)
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  3. The three _____________ we have chosen are controversial. (topic, topics)
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  4. _____________ they want to spend the night? (Do, Does)
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  5. Why do you think we should make this _____________ ? (exception, exceptions)
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  6. I am the only one of my five _____________ to go to college. (brother, brothers)
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  7. The ice cream _____________ to melt. (have started, has started)
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  8. Choose one of these _____________ to complete this sentence. (word, words)
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  9. I don't like the color of that _____________ . (pillow, pillows)
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  10. Give me an answer of only one _____________ . (word, words)
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  11. Your cousin _____________ ridiculous in that outfit. (look, looks)
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  12. He _____________ better than to dress that way. (know, knows)
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  13. They know that he _____________ birthdays. (doesn't forget, don't forget)
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  14. They _____________ good music. (enjoy, enjoys)
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  15. He _____________ piano like Ray Charles. (play, plays)
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  16. However, I _____________ best of all to hear him sing. (like, likes)
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  17. I think that his audiences _____________ that best, too. (like, likes)
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  18. J.J. may be the last of the great _____________ . (old-timer, old-timers)
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  19. That boy _____________ for trouble. (are asking, is asking)
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  20. He _____________ out the wrong signals. (are sending, is sending)
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  21. They _____________ people. (are confusing, is confusing)
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  22. You _____________ enough homework for one night. (have done, has done)
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  23. Steve _____________ a cake for your birthday. (have baked, has baked)
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  24. These are the metals used in making jet _____________ . (fighter, fighters)
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  25. The men spent all their time playing video _____________ . (game, games)
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