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10.1 Final -ed: 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. Use lower-case letters. Check each answer as you go along.

  1. You should see the _____________ rockers my uncle put on the chair. (carve, carved)
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  2. They used to _____________ the big exhibition every year. (watch, watched)
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  3. Yesterday somebody _____________ on my toe in the bus. (step, stepped)
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  4. I want you to pass in a _____________ copy later. (revise, revised)
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  5. I kept trying to _____________ the Coast Guard. (call, called)
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  6. The trolley was surrounded so quickly that we couldn't _____________ goodbye. (wave, waved)
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  7. You'll just have to wear a _____________ shirt today. (wrinkle, wrinkled)
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  8. Before you mentioned the test, he _____________ to leave at noon. (expect, expected)
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  9. We didn't _____________ to ask about that. (want, wanted)
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  10. Finally we have _____________ you the big question. (ask, asked)
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  11. Mrs. Wimbush hadn't _____________ that good in months. (look, looked)
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  12. Many strangers have _____________ through this house today. (walk, walked)
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  13. After I left, I _____________ that you might misunderstand. (realize, realized)
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  14. Even before he left town, Clancy had _____________ this great return. (plan, planned)
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  15. Reading this book has _____________ my mind about nursing. (change, changed)
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  16. These are the metals that are _____________ in making jet fighters. (use, used)
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  17. The professor simply did not _____________ . (agree, agreed)
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  18. Brenda was so _____________ by the snake that she didn't even blink an eye. (petrify, petrified)
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  19. When they got there, they were _____________ loudly. (welcome, welcomed)
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  20. We wanted to _____________ in a big way. (celebrate, celebrated)
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  21. Tomorrow in the little chapel they will be _____________ . (marry, married)
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  22. I am very _____________ with the way things are working out. (please, pleased)
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  23. I could _____________ the first draft of this paper before class. (finish, finished)
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  24. When she _____________ in Albuquerque, Em rode in hot-air balloons. (live, lived)
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  25. I didn't know you would _____________ so many people. (invite, invited)
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