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ALC Book 12 Quiz C


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Ted can ride a bike______than Ron.

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You could exchange the shirt, ______ you can get a refund.

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It's time for class to begin. Everyone's here _____Tom.

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Ben has ______ been to the post office today.

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I______visited Mexico before.

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Do you want cake______pie for dessert?

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Suzan: Is John still living in Dallas ?

Anna: No, John_____in Chicago for five years now.

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I was afraid of the bad storm. It was ______.

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Don't worry about food for the party. We have______.

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When I was a secretary, I ______type lots of letters.

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It's raining today, ______ I'll take an umbrella.

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The people in this picture are too small. You need to ______ the picture.

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If it's sunny tomorrow, I ______tennis.

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Have you ever ______ to Europe?

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Tom went to a ______ to study business.

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I'm______by long meetings.

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Suzan: Joe's not at this desk. Where is he?

Anna: I don't know. He_____ be in a meeting.

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A lot of rain fell _____ the storm.

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Suzan: What are you doing this afternoon?

Anna: I'm going to the new store at the mall.

Alex: What did Anna say?

Suzan: She said_____ to the new store at the mall.

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If the sun ______today. I'll wash the windows.

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I' ve planned my ______. I'm going to teach math for the next  years.

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Tina ______  letters since  o'clock this morning.

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When I was a child, my parents _____ read to me every night.

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I want to live in the _____ because there are few people and lots of animals.

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Suzan: What are you learning in Math class?

Anna: We're learning how to do division.

Ted: What did Anna say?

Suzan: She said_______how to do division.


The average score is 58%



be oververb:  to be finished The test was over at 1030, but I finished early.
belong (to)verb:  to be owned by The blue car belongs to Ahmed.
blow    blew / blownverb:  to force air to move The wind is blowing very hard today and there is a sandstorm.
clear upverb: to become nice (weather) This morning is cloudy, but I think it will clear up this afternoon.
expect (to)verb:  to believe that something will happen I expect to take leave in December.
lastverb: to exist before ending or finishing The test will last for 45 minutes. This weather might last for three days.
remainverb: to stay I’m going to remain in Riyadh until Friday evening.
slipverb: to fall down after stepping on something slippery Ahmed slipped on the ice and fell down.
stayverb:  to remain It’s going to stay cloudy until tomorrow, and then it will clear up.
calmadjective: peaceful; gentle The sea is very  calm today.  There is no wind.
clearadjective: easy to see through; easily understood The water is very clear.  Look at the fish. The answer to this math problem is clear. 2 + 2 = 4.
dangerousadjective:  full of danger Some sports are very dangerous.  You can get hurt badly.
deepadjective:  a long distance to the bottom The water in the sea is very deep.
duringpreposition:  while something else is happening or time is passing During the summer, I go swimming every day.
everadverb:  at any time; even one time Do you ever play football during the winter.
exceptpreposition:  not including; but I work every day except Friday.
freezingadjective:  below 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Celsius The temperature in New York is freezing during the winter.
frightenedadjective:  afraid; scared The little girl was frightened by the loud noise.
humidadjective:  a way to describe weather when the air has water in it The air in Al Khobar is very humid.
ifconjunction: begins a clause We can go on Sunday if it rains on Saturday.
likepreposition: in a similar way John is tall like Jim.
no longerphrase: not true anymore He was a soldier for 20 years, but he’s no longer in the Army.
nonepronoun: not any Are there any cars in the parking lot? No, there are none.
occasionallyadverb:  sometimes I occasionally go to Riyadh on the weekends.
quietadjective: with little or no sound or noise It’s very quiet in the house when the children are sleeping.
slipperyadjective:  difficult to hold The road is very slippery when there’s snow on it.
unpleasantadjective:  not nice The weather is very unpleasant during the summer.
beachnoun:  the land next to a sea or ocean When I go to Jeddah, I always go to the beach.
breezenoun:  a soft wind There is a nice breeze on the beach.  It’s very comfortable.
climatenoun:  the weather of a place The climate of Saudi Arabia is very hot and dry.
heatnoun:  hotness We get heat from the sun.
humiditynoun:  the percentage of water in the air The humidity of the air in Al Khobar is very high.
seanoun:  a large body of water The Red Sea is near Jeddah.
thoughtnoun:  something that we think I had a thought yesterday.  Why don’t we go to Riyadh tomorrow.
windnoun:  moving air The wind blew away my hat.
acceptverb:  to agree to take (a job);  to receive I was offered a job in Riyadh.  I accepted the job.
discussverb:  to talk about something My wife and I discussed our vacation plans. 
educate  verb:  to teach Teachers educate our children.
offerverb:  to ask someone if they want something His car broke down.  I offered to drive him to work.
refuseverb:  to say no;  to not take (a job) I asked him for help, but he refused.  He said no.
retireverb:  to stop working when you become older Ahmed was in the Army 25 years.  Then he retired.
take      took / takenverb:  to accept (a job);  to study (a course) My brother took a job with Saudi Arabian Airlines. I take Arabic classes every week.
talk oververb:  to discuss My wife and I talked over our vacation plans.
think over      thoughtverb:  to think about a decision;  to consider carefully The school offered me a job, but I need to think it over.
turn downverb:  to refuse;  to say no I turned down a job in Riyadh because I want to work in Jeddah.
alreadyadverb:  by or before a given time;  completed in the past Ahmed already talked to the Captain.  He talked to him yesterday. 
confused  adjective:  unable to think or understand clearly Ali was confused yesterday and didn’t pass the math test.
confusingadjective:  causing inability to be understood clearly That sentence is confusing.  I don’t understand it.
instead ofadverb:  in the place of Abdullah is going to study English instead of French next year.
justadverb:  recently completed in the past; a short time ago I’m not hungry.  I just ate.
medicaladjective:  about the field of medicine My son wants to be a doctor.  He’s going to medical school.
professionaladjective:  concerning career or job John is going to university.  It will be good for his professional growth.
soconjunction:  because of that;  therefore He didn’t study for the test, so I think he will do badly. 
technicaladjective:  about a specific or applied science He studies engineering and computers at school.  There’re technical classes. 
yetadverb:  up to now;  until this time Ali hasn’t come to class yet.  He’s late. 
associate degreenoun:  certificate usually given for competing a two year course of study I hate school, so I only got an associate degree.
bachelor’s degreenoun:  certificate usually given after completing a four year course of study Hooray!  I just graduated with my bachelor’s degree.
careernoun:  profession or occupation that one plans to do for a long time He was in the army for 25 years.  He had a military career.
choicenoun:  a selection between two or more things; that which is chosen He was offered two jobs.  He must make a choice.
collegenoun:  a school for advanced education, especially in a particular skill of profession After high school, I will go to college.
coursenoun:  a subject or series of courses studied in school The cadets are taking an English course
decisionnoun:  a choice or selection He received two offers and will make a decision tomorrow. 
degreenoun:  a diploma; title given by a university I received a degree in Arabic from Brown University.
diplomanoun:  a certificate for completion of a course When I finished high school. I received a diploma.
discussionnoun:  a talk between two or more people My wife and I had a discussion last night about our vacation.
educationnoun:  knowledge and learning from studying in school Ali got a good education at the university.
educatornoun:  a teacher My brother is an educator in middle school.
elementary schoolnoun:  a school where the first five grades (1-5) are taught My six year-old just began elementary school
fieldnoun: an area of study or interest;  a profession Three popular fields of study are medicine, business, and education.
futurenoun:  the time after now, after the present I live in Riyadh.  In the future, I will move to Jeddah.
gradenoun:  a level or year in school After the twelfth grade, many students go to college.
high schoolnoun:  grades 9-12;  the four years of school before college After I graduate high school, I will go to college.
master’s degreenoun:  2-5 years of school beyond a bachelor’s degree Wayne worked very hard and earned two master’s degrees.
middle schoolnoun:  a school where grades 6-8 are taught Middle school is between elementary and high school.
offernoun:  a invitation to accept a job, a gift, some food, etc. My wife is a teacher and just received a job offer from another school.
Ph. D.noun:  Doctor of Philosophy;  advanced degree involving 3-8 years of school beyond a master’s degree She is unable to complete her Ph. D. because she had children.
professionnoun:  a career field;  job Ahmed:  What is Sultan’s profession? Ali:  He is a doctor. 
professionalnoun:  one engaging in work requiring special training or knowledge Paul is a professional in the kitchen.  He’s a cook.
refusalnoun:  the answer of no (to an offer) Jane won’t accept the new job and will give her refusal tomorrow. 
universitynoun:  an educational institution offering bachelor’s degrees and more A university offers degrees in many fields. 
add onverb: to build another room for your house Our house is too small. I want to add on a den
boilverb: to heat to a temperature of 100 Celsius or 212 Fahrenheit My wife boiled some water for tea.
build      built / builtverb: to make from wood or stone (a house or a room) My father built our house ten years ago.
burnverb: to be on fire We burn wood in our fireplace
couldverb: possibility Ahmed is not here today. He could be sick.
enlargeverb: to make bigger The kitchen is too small. I want to enlarge it.
get together      got / gottenverb: to meet My friend and I get together every Friday for a barbecue.
heatverb: to make hot The food is cold. Please heat it in the microwave.
leaveverb: to let something stay the same Let’s make the patio larger, but leave the kitchen the same size
playverb: to make sound with Ahmed played the CD in his car.
solveverb: to find the answer to a problem Jim got 100 on the Math test. He solved all the problems correctly.
take place      took / takenverb: to happen The book quiz took place in the lab.
interested (in)adjective: wanting to know about Ahmed is interested in airplanes. He wants to be a pilot.
nearpreposition: close in time or distance We are planning to go to Riyadh in the near future.
perhapsadverb: maybe Perhaps we can eat at the new restaurant tonight.
thenadverb: used to say what happens next Mr. Ahmed: The mechanic will fix the car tomorrow. Mrs. Ahmed: Then we can drive to Riyadh tomorrow.
tiringadjective: causing physical tiredness Running is a very tiring exercise.
additionnoun: a room added on to a house Our house was too small, so we built an addition to it.
buildernoun: someone who builds houses The builder will finish our house next week, then we can move in.
cassettenoun: a tape The students listen to cassettes in the language lab.
dennoun: a family room for relaxing We have a television in the den and in the living room.
dining roomnoun: a room for eating My mother cooks in the kitchen and we eat in the dining room.
firenoun: something burning There is a fire in the fireplace to keep us warm
fireplacenoun: a place in the house to build a fire There is a fire in the fireplace to keep us warm
get-togethernoun: a meeting, usually for fun Out family is having a get-together next week at my house.
ideanoun: a plan; an opinion I have an idea for the new addition to my house
meetingnoun: a get-together, usually for business The students will have a meeting tomorrow after school.
microwavenoun: an oven for heating or cooking things Heat some food in the microwave for lunch.
ovennoun: a kitchen device for cooking things My wife cooked the chicken in the oven.
pationoun: an uncovered, paved area near the house It’s a beautiful day. Let’s eat dinner on the patio.
plannoun: a diagram or picture of an idea for building We will build a house after I finish the plan.
recordnoun: a disk containing music Ahmed played the Michael Jackson record in his room.
roomnoun: space; area The kitchen is too small. There isn’t enough room to cook.
shednoun: a small building for keeping tools I keep the garden tools in the shed
solutionnoun: the answer to a problem He found the solution to the math problem
stereonoun: a machine for playing music My friends listened to some music on the stereo.
storynoun: a floor or level of a building My house has two stories. The bedrooms are upstairs and the living room is downstairs.
suburbnoun: an area outside of the city Ahmed works in Riyadh, but he lives in the suburbs.
troublenoun:  a cause of difficulty; a problem I got 60 on the book quiz. The trouble with the test is that I didn’t study.
woodnoun: material from a tree We burn wood in the fireplace.
catch  caught / caughtverb:  to get fish from a body of water (pond, river, lake, sea, ocean) We went fishing yesterday and caught twelve fish.
fishverb: to try to catch fish John was fishingyesterday but he didn’t catch anything.
hunt  verb: to try to kill animals for food Adam likes to hunt deer in the mountains.
killverb: to cause the death of Ahmed killed a deer on his last hunting trip.
practiceverb: to do something many time to become good at it Before playing a soccer game, the team practices for many hours.
prepareverb: to get ready for some activity We prepared our fishing lines before we went to the lake.
shoot      shot / shotverb: to fire a weapon;  to hit something with a bullet Adam shoots deer and wild turkeys every fall in Texas.
used toverb: something done in the past that is not done now He used to live in Dammam but now he lives in Abha.
wouldverb: something done as a habit in the past When they were young, they would play soccer in the street.
all overphrase (everywhere) We looked all over the classroom but couldn’t find the teacher’s glasses.
bang!exclamation (sound of a gunshot or explosion) We heard a noise outside.  Bang!  Bang!  It was a firecracker!
fartheradverb:  at a greater distance From KKMC, it’s a farther distance to Jeddah than to Riyadh.
furtheradverb:  at a greater distance or at a later time How much further do we have to travel?  It’s six hours further to Jeddah.
hardadverb:  with great effort or force He tries hard to understand.  He hit the ball hard and it went very far.
highadverb:  above a set point He aimed too high and missed the deer.
indoorsadverb:  inside a building The children played indoors all afternoon.
lowadverb:  below a set point He aimed too low and missed the deer.
morepronoun:  a greater number or amount He has a little money, but he needs more.
onceadverb:  one time;  at a time before now I’ve been to Italy once in my life.  Once there were many oryx in the desert but they’re gone now.
out-of-doorsphrase: outside a building We play basketball inside the gym but we play soccer out-of-doors.
outdoorsadverb:  outside a building I like being outdoors better than working in an office.
ownpronoun:  belonging to someone I have my book.  Go get your own.
severalpronoun: more than two but not a lot We didn’t see John for several days.
slowadverb:  opposite of fast Paul drives fast but his grandfather drives slow.
twiceadverb:  two times He came to the office twice.  Once at 10:00 and again at 12:30.
wholeadjective:  all of;  entire We couldn’t believe he ate the whole cake.
countrynoun:  area outside of the city;  often meaning the farm area We often go to the country for picnics under the trees.
deer / deernoun:  an animal similar to an oryx (gazelle) Adam killed one deer but his brother got two deers on their hunting trip.
ducknoun:  a bird that swims on the water Donald Duck is a famous Walt Disney cartoon character.
fish / fishnoun:  animals that live in the water There are many fish in the sea.
fishing rodnoun:  pole used to catch fish I have a new fishing rod so I want to go fishing this weekend.
gunnoun:  weapon with a long tube (barrel) Soldiers fire guns on the firing range.
instructionsnoun:  directions for how to do something Read the instructions before you answer the questions.
linenoun:  string;  cord He put a nylon line on his fishing rod.
outdoorsnoun:  outside John likes the outdoors but his wife prefers the air conditioned house.
ownnoun:  belonging to a person Bob has his own car so he doesn’t have to ride the bus.
pistolnoun:  shooting weapon held in the hand Cowboys used to wear pistols on their belts.
plentynoun: enough or more than enough Do we need to get gasoline?  No, we have plenty.
riflenoun:  a long gun Soldiers often carry rifles.
shotnoun:  sound of a gun or pistol firing;  the name of the action of shooting Was that a shot I heard?  Bob took two shots at the deer.
walknoun:  a short trip on foot I like to take a walk late in the evening when it’s cool.
weaponnoun:  a tool for killing or harming Rifles, pistols, knives and batons are weapons.
in the opennoun:  outside;  in clear view, easy to see John likes to be out in the open.  There are many camels in the open on the road from KKMC to Riyadh.