elearn site

 
High School Grad Exam --> Exercise --> Structure

Choose the sentence that is suitable or closest in meaning to each of the following questions:


1. When I arrived, they were having dinner.
A. They ate their dinner as soon as I arrived.
B. When they started having their dinner, I arrived.
C. I came to their invitation to dinner.
D. I came in the middle of their dinner.
Explain:


2. "You should have finished the report by now," John told his secretary.
A. John reminded his secretary of finishing the report on time.
B. John said that his secretary had not finished the report.
C. John scolded his secretary for not having finished the report.
D. John reproached his secretary for not having finished the report.
Explain:


3. school-leavers/ choose/ college/ employment/ immediate
A. School-leavers can choose either college and employment immediately.
B. School-leavers can choose either college or immediate employment.
C. School-leavers can make a choice among college and employment immediately.
D. School-leavers can make an immediate choice of neither college nor employment.
Explain:


4. It is English pronunciation that puzzles me most.
A. Puzzling me most is how to pronounce English.
B. I was not quick at English pronunciation at school.
C. English pronunciation is difficult for me.