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After doing this test, I feel unsure about my answers in some parts. Please help me check my answers and if it's wrong, please explain.
I- Choose the correct answer:
2> He enjoys ........... activities like painting and playing music.
a. abstract b.creative c.powerful d.classic
I choose (a)
3>They said they could order it for me because they didn't have my size in ............
a. stock b.shop c.store d.hold
I choose (a)
9> He was ............. in not asking for permission to go out last night.
a. at fault b.at mistake c. at error d. to blame
II- Supply the correct word form:
1> Safety tests on old cars have been ............... thoughout Europe. ( STANDARD)
I use ' standardize'
7> Travelling by public transport in this city is very ............. as there're long delays. (ATTRACT)
I use ' distractive'
9> He was sentenced to four months' ............ for possession of cocaine.(PRISON)
I use ' imprisoned'
10> He gives the ............... that really doesn't care. ( IMPRESS)
I use ' impression'
IV. Sentence transformation:
1> They arrived late because they had a plat tire.
--> Had ........................................
My sentence:'Had had a plat tire, they arrived late.'
3> I advise you not to say anything like that again.
---> I'd rather
My sentence:'I'd rather you not say anything like that again.'
4>His parents don't like him to smoke. ( Using Approve)
My sentence:' His parents doesn't aprrove of his smoking'
8> Learning Chinese is not easy.
------> He finds it ...........................
My sentence:' He finds it hard to learn Chinese '
14> He doesn't like people laughing at him. ( Put into the Passive Voice)
My sentence:' He doesn't like to be laughed at.'
15> Someone saw him pick up the gun.
--------> He was ........................
My sentence:' He was seen picking up the gun'
Comments  
2> He enjoys ........... activities like painting and playing music.
a. abstract b.creative c.powerful d.classic
I choose (a) I wouldn't...
3>They said they could order it for me because they didn't have my size in ............
a. stock b.shop c.store d.hold
I choose (a) so would I
9> He was ............. in not asking for permission to go out last night.
a. at fault b.at mistake c. at error d. to blame
II- Supply the correct word form:
1> Safety tests on old cars have been ............... thoughout Europe. ( STANDARD)
I use ' standardize' you need a form that agrees with "have been"
7> Travelling by public transport in this city is very ............. as there're long delays. (ATTRACT)
I use ' distractive' I don't know
9> He was sentenced to four months' ............ for possession of cocaine.(PRISON)
I use ' imprisoned' no, you need a noun here
10> He gives the ............... that really doesn't care. ( IMPRESS)
I use ' impression' OK
IV. Sentence transformation:
1> They arrived late because they had a plat tire.
--> Had ........................................ My sentence:'Had had a plat tire, they arrived late.' no; begining the sentence with "had" corresponds to begining it with "if they..."

3> I advise you not to say anything like that again.
---> I'd rather
My sentence:'I'd rather you not say anything like that again.' I'd choose another tense
4>His parents don't like him to smoke. ( Using Approve)
My sentence:' His parents doesn't aprrove of his smoking' I think it's ok, apart from the typo
8> Learning Chinese is not easy.
------> He finds it ...........................
My sentence:' He finds it hard to learn Chinese ' OK
14> He doesn't like people laughing at him. ( Put into the Passive Voice)
My sentence:' He doesn't like to be laughed at.' Why didn't you keep the original -ing form?
15> Someone saw him pick up the gun.
--------> He was ........................
My sentence:' He was seen picking up the gun' sounds OK
I 2> He enjoys ........... activities like painting and playing music.
a. abstract b.creative c.powerful d.classic
I choose (a) I wouldn't...
So I choose (b), is it ok, and why?
9> He was ............. in not asking for permission to go out last night.
a. at fault b.at mistake c. at error d. to blame
I choose (d)

II
1> Safety tests on old cars have been ............... thoughout Europe. ( STANDARD)
I use ' standardize' you need a form that agrees with "have been"
Does you mean 'Standardized'?
9> He was sentenced to four months' ............ for possession of cocaine.(PRISON)
I use ' imprisoned' no, you need a noun here
What noun can be used? I don't think it's 'prison' or 'prisoner'
IV
1> They arrived late because they had a plat tire.
--> Had ........................................ My sentence:'Had had a plat tire, they arrived late.' no; begining the sentence with "had" corresponds to begining it with "if they..."
Rewrite: ' Had they not had a plat tire, they wouldn't have arrived late'
3> I advise you not to say anything like that again.
---> I'd rather
My sentence:'I'd rather you not say anything like that again.' I'd choose another tense
Please enplain more!
14> He doesn't like people laughing at him. ( Put into the Passive Voice)
My sentence:' He doesn't like to be laughed at.' Why didn't you keep the original -ing form?
Yes, I 'll correct it ' He doesn't like being laughed at'. Right?
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I 2> He enjoys ........... activities like painting and playing music.
a. abstract b.creative c.powerful d.classic
I choose (a) I wouldn't...
So I choose (b), is it ok, and why?
9> He was ............. in not asking for permission to go out last night.
a. at fault b.at mistake c. at error d. to blame
I choose (d)

II
1> Safety tests on old cars have been ............... thoughout Europe. ( STANDARD)
I use ' standardize' you need a form that agrees with "have been"
Does you mean 'Standardized'?
9> He was sentenced to four months' ............ for possession of cocaine.(PRISON)
I use ' imprisoned' no, you need a noun here
What noun can be used? I don't think it's 'prison' or 'prisoner'
IV
1> They arrived late because they had a plat tire.
--> Had ........................................ My sentence:'Had had a plat tire, they arrived late.' no; begining the sentence with "had" corresponds to begining it with "if they..."
Rewrite: ' Had they not had a plat tire, they wouldn't have arrived late'
3> I advise you not to say anything like that again.
---> I'd rather
My sentence:'I'd rather you not say anything like that again.' I'd choose another tense
Please enplain more!
14> He doesn't like people laughing at him. ( Put into the Passive Voice)
My sentence:' He doesn't like to be laughed at.' Why didn't you keep the original -ing form?
Yes, I 'll correct it ' He doesn't like being laughed at'. Right?
I 2> He enjoys ........... activities like painting and playing music.
a. abstract b.creative c.powerful d.classic
I choose (a) I wouldn't...
So I choose (b), is it ok, and why? because even if we sometimes speak of "abstract painting", neither painting nor playing music are abstract activities; you're right in thinking they're creative.
9> He was ............. in not asking for permission to go out last night.
a. at fault b.at mistake c. at error d. to blame
I choose (d) I can't help you much here, I don't like any. D is not correct, because you are to blame for something.

II
1> Safety tests on old cars have been ............... thoughout Europe. ( STANDARD)
I use ' standardize' you need a form that agrees with "have been"
Does you mean 'Standardized'? yes
9> He was sentenced to four months' ............ for possession of cocaine.(PRISON)
I use ' imprisoned' no, you need a noun here
What noun can be used? I don't think it's 'prison' or 'prisoner' how about "imprisonment"?
IV
1> They arrived late because they had a plat tire.
--> Had ........................................ My sentence:'Had had a plat tire, they arrived late.' no; begining the sentence with "had" corresponds to begining it with "if they..."
Rewrite: ' Had they not had a plat tire, they wouldn't have arrived late' OK
3> I advise you not to say anything like that again.
---> I'd rather
My sentence:'I'd rather you not say anything like that again.' I'd choose another tense
Please enplain more! "I'd rather" is commonly used with a subjunctive, which is very similar to the simple past.
14> He doesn't like people laughing at him. ( Put into the Passive Voice)
My sentence:' He doesn't like to be laughed at.' Why didn't you keep the original -ing form?
Yes, I 'll correct it ' He doesn't like being laughed at'. Right? Right Emotion: smile
You're great!
Thank you very much!
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You're welcome, DM! I've just googled the different possibilities of question 9, and only "at fault in + -ing" is to be found. It must be the answer, then... Emotion: smile