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Academic Questions in English

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The plural form of Governor-General is _____.

  • A. Governor-General

  • B. Governor-Generals

  • C. Governors-Generals

  • D. Governors-General

  • C. Governor-Generals'

  • D. Governor's-General

Concerning informal essays, which of the following statement is correct?

  • A. They aren't personal

  • B. They require your name and signature

  • C. Excessive salutation may be used

  • D. Slangs cannot be used

  • E. Colloquialism are not required

  • F. They typically end with 'Yours Faithfully'

We had five _____ as special guests during the ceremony.

  • A. court-martial
  • B. courts-martial
  • C. court-martials
  • D. courts-martials
  • E. none of the above
  • F. all of the above

We asked the carpenter to make ten _____ for the students but he declined.

  • A. furnitures
  • B. furniture
  • C. furnituries
  • D. furniturs
  • E. furniturries
  • F. Furniture(s)

The idiom 'to go in with somebody' means _____.

  • A. To support someone financially
  • B. To support someone spiritually
  • C. To support someone mentally
  • D. To live in the same room with someone
  • E. To live in the same house with someone
  • F. To live in the same home with someone


NOTABLE POINTS IN English

Homonyms are words with the same spellings, same sounds but different meanings.

Below are some sentences containing homonyms with their respective meanings:

  • Keen

We have a keen match against Ronaldo’s team and Messi seems to be keen.

Keen: An involvement of people competing very hard for something.

Keen: Very interested in something.

  • Tear

Regardless the tear you shed, Mr. Frank will still tear your examination scripts.

Tear: The drop of liquid that comes out from a person's eye when they cry.

Tear: To damage something by pulling or cutting it apart.

  • Jot

There isn't any jot of truth in what he said, so I didn't jot anything down.

Jot: A very small amount of something

Jot: To write something quickly

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