Quiz meeting 2

22 Des



1.  What is the author’s main purpose in the passage?

A.  To propose a theory to explain sunspots

B.  To describe the nature of sunspots

C.  To compare the umbra and penumbra in sunspots

D.  To argue for the existence of magnetic fields in  sunspots

2.   The word controversial in paragraph 1 is closet in  meaning to

     A.  widely accepted C.  just introduced

     B.  open to debate D.  very complicated

3. Solar particles are hurled into space by

     A.  undetermined causes

     B.  disturbances of wind

     C.  small rivers on the surface of the sun

     D.  changes in the Earth’s atmosphere

4. The word particles in paragraph 1 refer to

     A.  gas explosions in the atmosphere

     B.  light rays from the sun

     C.  liquid streams on the sun

     D.  small pieces of matter from the sun


5. How can we describe matter from the sun that enters the Earth’s  


    A.Very small   B.  Very hot   C.  Very bright    D.  Very hard

6. What does the author mean by the statement Actually, the sunspots  are  

    cooler  than  the  rest  of  the  photosphere, which may account for their  

    apparently darker color?

     A.  Neither sunspots nor the photosphere is hot.

     B.  Sunspots in the photosphere do not have any color.

     C.  The color of sunspots could be affected by their temperature.

     D.  The size of a sunspot affects its temperature.

7. The word they in the paragraph 3 refers to

     A.  structure     B.  spots     C.  miles     D.  Granules

8. The word consequently in the paragraph 3 could best be replaced by

     A.  as a result      

     B.  nevertheless

     C.  without doubt

     D.  in this way

9. In which configuration do sunspots usually occur?

     A.  In one spot of varying size

     B.  In a configuration of two spots

     C.  In arrangements of one hundred or more spots

     D.  In groups of several thousand spots

10. How are sunspots explained?

A. Sunspots appear to be related to magnetic fields on the Earth.

B. Sunspots may be related to magnetic fields that follow longitudinal  

            lines on the sun.

C. Sunspots are explained by storms that occur on the Earth.

D. Sunspots have no theory or model to explain them

11. The sunspot theory is

     A. not considered very important

     B.  widely accepted

     C.  subject to disagreement

     D.  relatively new

Problem 11   Past Custom – Used to and BE Used to

S       used to              verb word

He       used to            live       in the country.

    S          BE              used to          -ing form

He     was      used to              livingin the country.

Incorrect: We use to go to the movies quite frequently.

Correct  : We used to go to the movies quite frequently.


                 We were used to going to the movies quite frequently.

Incorrect:  She was used to get up early.

Correct  : She used to get up early.


               She was used to getting up early.

Incorrect:  He was used to drink too much.

Correct  : He used to drink too much.


               He was used to drinking too much.

Incorrect:  She used to speaking in public.

Correct  : She used to speak in public.


               She was used to speaking in public.

Problem 12  Advisability – Had Better

        S        had better     verb word

You       had better            take chemistry 600 this semester.


       S     had better    not    verb word

     You     had better     not         take          chemistry 600 this semester.

Incorrect:  We had better made reservations so that we will be sure of  getting a good table.

Correct  : We had better make reservations so that we will be sure of getting a good table.

Incorrect:  We had better to check the schedule.

Correct  : We had better check the schedule.

Incorrect:  You had better don’t quit your job until you find another one.

Correct  : You had better not quit your job until you find another one.

Incorrect:  You had better don’t go alone.

Correct  : You had better not go alone.

Problem 13 Preference – Would Rather

Swould rather     verb word

I           would rather            drive.

Swould rather          not     verb word

I           would rather           not          drive.

Incorrect:  If you don’t mind, I’d rather not going.

Correct  : If you don’t mind, I’d rather not go.

Incorrect:  He said that he’d rather went to a small college instead of to a  large university.

Correct  :  He said that he’d rather go to a small college instead of to a large university.

Incorrect:  I’d rather writing this than print it because I don’t print well.

Correct  : I’d rather write this than print it because I don’t print well.

Incorrect:  Greg would rather has a Pepsi than a beer.

Correct  :   Greg would rather have a Pepsi than a beer.

Problem 14  Preference for Another – Would Rather That

Swould rather         that          S       V(past)

I          would rather          that         you      drove.

    S      would rather         that          S           didn’t       verb word

I           would rather          that         you       didn’t             drive.

Incorrect:  Diane would rather that her husband doesn’t working so hard.

Correct  : Diane would rather that her husband didn’t work so hard.

Incorrect:  The dean would rather that students make appointments instead of dropping by.

Correct  : The dean would rather that students made appointments instead of dropping by.

Incorrect:  My roommate would rather that I don’t keep the light on after ten o’clock.

Correct  : My roommate would rather that i didn’t keep the light on after ten o’clock.

Incorrect:  We’d rather that you should come tomorrow.

Correct  : We would rather that you came tomorrow.

Problem 15 Negative Imperatives

  Please don’t       verb word

Please don’ttell    anyone

           Would you please not        verb word

Would you please not    tell       anyone

Incorrect:  Please don’t to park here.

Correct  : Please don’t park here.


   Would you please not park here.

Incorrect:  Would you please not to be late

Correct  : Please don’t  be late.


   Would you please not be late  

Incorrect:  Please don’t  to go yet

Correct  : Please don’t  go yet.


  Would you please not to go yet.  

Incorrect:  Would you please don’t worry

Correct  :  Please don’t worry.


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