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GEEN 1101 MIDTERM

Aug-Dec 2018 100 points

Name: ________________________________________ Date: ________________________

MIDTERM EXAM

WORD CATEGORIES

I. Identify the following words as noun (N), adjective (A) or verb (V). (20 points)

1. The professor writes down a list of materials for class.

2. The singer performs with interminable passion.

3. The talented sisters play in the same band.

4. The food was good, even if it was a little spicy.

5. The students read the book for class.

6. An ideal job consists of elements that are favorable for those willing to work.

7. The young girl listens to the radio every day after school.

8. Linda is doing an excellent job in playing the piano.

9. The students will study for the midterm exam this week.

10. Jose exercises every day after work.

PRONOUNS

II. Replace the words in bold by filling the blanks with their correspondent pronouns He, She,
It, I, You, They. (20 pts.)

1. _______ Peter pats the dog’s head.


2. _______ Karen is going to the theater tonight.
3. _______ Fred and Elsa used to be best friends.
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4. _______ The cat purrs at the sight of food.


5. _______ am going to study hard for the next exam.
6. _______ are going to help me study.
7. _______The snake bites its own tail.
8. _______ Maria will be joining us for dinner tonight.
9. _______ Frank is an excellent swimmer.
10. _______ Patricia said that Fred is to blame for the incident.

INDEFINITE ARTICLE

III. Fill the blanks with the correct use of the Indefinite Article a / an. (10 pts.)

1. It’s _____ airplane! No, it’s _____ bird!

2. Sarah is _____ honest person.

3. The world is ______ mysterious place.

4. Frank is ______ Italian man and ______ police officer.

5. The bus is ______ bad idea if you want to get to school early.

6. The girl is obsessed with ______ cat that passes by her house every day.

7. Jake and Finn are ______ team.

8. Jackie gave her dog _______ treat.

VERB ‘BE’: SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

IV. Complete the following sentences by writing am, is or are in the blank spaces. (20 points)

1. The weather _______________ beautiful today.


2. All the children _______________ on the playground.
3. You _______________ always late for class.
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4. _______________ you on the basketball team?


5. Nobody in my class _______________ interested in football.
6. _______________ this computer more expensive than that one?
7. Sally _______________ my best friend.
8. Mom and Dad _______________ downstairs watching television.
9. Paul and Henry _______________ in the computer room.
10. The Eiffel Tower _______________ the tallest monument in Paris.

VERB ‘BE’: SIMPLE PAST TENSE

V. Write was or were in the blank spaces in the following passage. (20 points)

It __________ a beautiful summer’s day and there __________ many clouds in the sky.
Mom, Dad and I __________ all in the garden. Dad __________ in the vegetable garden
planting some seeds and Mom and I _________ busy with other jobs. The sun __________ hot
and soon I __________ feeling very tired. Mom and Dad __________ also tired, but hey went
on working for a long time. I __________ glad when it __________ time to go inside and have a
drink.

VERB ‘BE’: SIMPLE FUTURE TENSE

VI. Write two sentences using the simple future tense will be. (5 points)
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Aug-Dec 2018 100 points

ENGLISH

VII. In 5 brief sentences, answer the following question (10pts):


Why is the English language important?

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