Wise Grandmother: Multiple Choice Grammar Test

Wise Grandmother: Multiple Choice Grammar Test

A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she (1) _________ make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem (2) _________, a new one would pop up.

Her grandmother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water and placed (3) _________on a high fire, and soon the pots came to boil. In the first pot she placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs, and in the last she placed ground coffee beans. She let them (4) _________ without saying a word. In about twenty minutes she turned off the burners. She fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. She pulled the eggs out and placed them in a bowl. Then she ladled the coffee out and placed it in a bowl.

(5) _________to her granddaughter, she asked, ‘Tell me what you see.’

‘Carrots, eggs, and coffee,’ she replied. Her grandmother brought her closer and asked her to feel the car­rots. She did and noted that they (6) _________soft. The grandmother then asked the granddaughter to take an egg and break it. After (7) _________off the shell, she observed the hard boiled egg. Finally, the grandmother asked the granddaughter to sip the coffee. The granddaughter smiled as she tasted its rich aroma then asked, ‘What (8) _________, grandmother?’

She answered: (9) _________water. Each reacted differently. The carrot went in strong, hard, and unrelenting. However, after (10) _________to the boiling water, it softened and became weak. The egg had been fragile. Its thin outer shell had protected its liquid interior, but after sitting through the boiling water, its inside became (11) _________. The ground coffee beans were unique, however. After they were in the boiling water, they had changed the water.

“(12) _________are you?” she asked her granddaughter.

1 goes to was going to will go went
2 to solve be solving was solved has been solved
3 each every one another
4 boiled boiling to boil boil
5 Having been turned To turn Being turned Turning
6 are were will be had been
7 pulling the pull having pulling being pulling
8 does it mean it means do it mean is it mean
9 boiled boiler boil boiling
10 being subjected subjected subjected subject
11 hardly hard hardened hardening
12 Who Which How What

1.B; 2.C; 3.A; 4.D; 5.D; 6.C; 7.A; 8.A; 9.D; 10.A; 11.C; 12.B

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