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In  the  Preface  to  The  Scarlet  Letter,  Hawthorne’s  metaphors  for romantic realism and romance are:


    moonlight and firelight.


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The “vast similitude” in On the Beach at Night Alone


    harmonizes the multitude of worlds.


Întrebarea nr. 3 0 points Save
The first line of Ode to Autumn by John Keats begins with a(n)
……


    trochee.


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”Thou  art  as  wise  as  thou  art  …….”  Titania  tells  the  enchanted
Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.


    beautiful



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In Death of a Salesman, how did Ben end up in Africa?


    By trying to get to Alaska.


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In The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne’s New England is rendered for:


    effects of romantic distance and picturesque.


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In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bottom says, “I’ll .….. like a nightingale”.

    roar


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Alonso recognizes Stephano in the last scene of The Tempest as being…………


    my drunken butler.


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Shelley’s sonnet Ozymandias treats the classical theme of ……


    sic transit gloria mundi.


Întrebarea nr. 10 0 points Save

In the main narrative in Heart of Darkness, the point of view is


    I-as-protagonist.


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The   Whitmanian   poem   On   the   Beach   at   Night   Alone   is constructed upon one of the following figures-of-speech:


    an ample enumeration.


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Shelley’s sonnet Ozymandias has ….… speaker(s).


    three


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In  the  Preface  of  The  Scarlet  Letter,  in  Hawthorne’s  vision
……… is the neutral
territory  between  reality and  fairy  land,  where  the  Actual  and the
Imaginary meet and fuse.


    the floor


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During  the  rehearsal  scene  in  A  Midsummer  Night’s  Dream
Bottom suggests the mechanicals should write a prologue showing
that


    will alleviate the spectators’ fear



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In Death of a Salesman, the object Biff stole from the office was:


    a fountain pen.


Întrebarea nr. 16 0 points Save
In On the Beach at Night Alone …………… provides cohesion to the entire existence


    a vast similitude


Întrebarea nr. 17 0 points Save
Which of the following sentences referring to the novel Great
Expectations is true:


.
    Through Jaggers, Miss Havisham adopts the beautiful young child, Estella

Întrebarea nr. 18 0 points Save
Helena’s father in A Midsummer Night’s Dream is


    Nedar.


Întrebarea nr. 19 0 points Save
In Heart of Darkness, Charlie Marlow gets a job due to


    his aunt.



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In   the   Forest   of   Athens   in   A   Midsummer   Night’s   Dream
Lysander and Demetrius nearly fight over

    Helena.


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The villains Pip has to face in the world of Great Expectations
are:


    Orlick and Compeyson


Întrebarea nr. 22 0 points Save
Which of the following sentences referring to the novel The
Scarlet Letter is true:


    Hester’s husband, Arthur Dimmesdale, returns incognito and settles in the town under the name of Richard Chillingworth.


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Sycorax in The Tempest was born…….


    in Algiers.


Întrebarea nr. 24 0 points Save
Originally, Heart of Darkness was destined to

    all of the above.


Întrebarea nr. 25 0 points Save
In Great Expectations, Pip’s real benefactor/benefactress is:


    Abel Magwitch.    


Întrebarea nr. 26 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Willy does not expect a lot of people to come to his funeral.


False


Întrebarea nr. 27 0 points Save
In Tristram Shandy, the narrator is


    Tristram  Shandy


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In A Midsummer Night’s Dream of the four fairies attending on Titania, it is… of whose house “giant-like oxbeef has devoured many a gentleman” according to Bottom.


    Mustardseed


Întrebarea nr. 29 0 points Save
Satis House, in Great Expectations, a haunting Gothic residence, symbolizes:


    social and biological degeneration.



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Heart of Darkness consists of


    three parts.


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Although Keats is famous for his unique combination of various types of images, in Ode to Autumn he clearly favours the use of
…… images


    visual


Întrebarea nr. 32 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Biff’s job with Oliver was:


  
    shipping clerk.


Întrebarea nr. 33 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Biff failed his Math exam because


    he didn’t score enough points.


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The imagery Shelley uses in Ozymandias construct ……
    a wasteland.



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In  Heart  of  Darkness,  the  entrance  to  the  company  director’s office is guarded by


    a mastiff.


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………… are among the characters introduced in Part I of Eliot’s
The Waste Land.


    Soothsayers


Întrebarea nr. 37 0 points Save
Ode to Autumn by John Keats is written in ……


    crossed rhymes.


Întrebarea nr. 38 0 points Save
In A Midsummer Night’s Dream, when Puck is sent by Oberon to correct his error, he says that “nought shall go……”


    ill.


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The  pronouns  “thou”  and  “thee”  in  the  second  stanza  of  Ode  to
Autumn by John Keats refer to……



    autumn.


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The  long  lists  of  the  multiple  forms  of  existence  upon  which  On
the  Beach  at  Night  Alone is  constructed  illustrates  Whitman’s belief in:


    the Over-Soul.


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Who is Corporal Trim of Sterne’s Tristram Shandy ?

    Uncle Toby’s servant.


Întrebarea nr. 42 0 points Save
The first stanza of Ode to Autumn by John Keats has an obviously
……. quality.


    pictorial


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In The Tempest ……… presents a utopian imaginary world with no class divisions and laws.


    Gonzalo


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In Great Expectations, who else apart from Pip was subjected to
Mrs. Joe Gargery bringing up “by hand”?

    Joe Gargery


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Claudius asks Hamlet if there is no…… in the play performed at court.

    offence


Întrebarea nr. 46 0 points Save
”It’s not what you do, it’s who you know and the smile on your face”. Whose is this creed in Death of a Salesman?


    Willy’s.


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In the end of the novel The Scarlet Letter, Dimmesdale found the resolve to admit in public that:


    he was Pearl’s father.


Întrebarea nr. 48 0 points Save
In Tristram Shandy, Book One, a black page is connected with


    Yorick’s passing away.


Întrebarea nr. 49 0 points Save
Eliot’s The Waste Land is an epic poem concerned, among others, with



    the dissolution of Western culture.


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In The Tempest the King of Naples was returning from .…….to
Naples when Prospero raised the tempest.


    Tunis


Întrebarea nr. 51 0 points Save
In On the Beach at Night Alone the “husky song” is sung by:


    the sea.


Întrebarea nr. 52 0 points Save
In The Tempest after Prospero tells Miranda who they are and where they come from, he

    hypnotizes her and she falls asleep.


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The “unreal city” in Eliot’s The Waste Land is


    London.


Întrebarea nr. 54 0 points Save
Tristram’s father was:


    a  natural philosopher



Întrebarea nr. 55 0 points Save
In  Great  Expectations,  when  Pip  becomes  a  gentleman  he  starts acting heartlessly and snobbishly towards:

    Joe and Biddy.
   

Întrebarea nr. 56 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, how did Willy and Ben’s father earn his living?


.
    By travelling across the country selling flutes.


Întrebarea nr. 57 0 points Save
The play-within-the play in Hamlet is called…


    The Mousetrap


Întrebarea nr. 58 0 points Save
In Hamlet, shortly before the beginning of the play-within-the play, in a speech to the First Player, Hamlet


    complains about the excesses of bad acting.


Întrebarea nr. 59 0 points Save
The  other  seasons  mentioned  in  Ode  to  Autumn  by  John  Keats alongside autumn are ……


    spring and summer.



Întrebarea nr. 60 0 points Save
What is the name that Tristram’s parents intended for him?

    Trismegistus


Întrebarea nr. 61 0 points Save
The main purpose of Laurence Sterne’s Tristram Shandy is:

    to illustrate the way a narrative is built.


Întrebarea nr. 62 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Bernard, now a successful man, excells in what sport?


    Tennis.


Întrebarea nr. 63 0 points Save
In Heart of Darkness, Kurtz gets

    none of the above.


Întrebarea nr. 64 0 points Save
Stetson in The Waste Land is a figure standing for the


    none of the above.


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Dickens’  narrative  point(s)  of  view  in  David  Copperfield  and
Great Expectations was/were:


    the first person?


Întrebarea nr. 66 0 points Save
Which term best describes T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land?


    fragmentary


Întrebarea nr. 67 0 points Save
Shelley’s sonnet Ozymandias is characterized by…….
    the use of a few visual images.


Întrebarea nr. 68 0 points Save
In The Tempest the goddesses conjured by Prospero to wed
Ferdinand and Miranda are……..

    Ceres, Juno, Iris.


Întrebarea nr. 69 0 points Save
In A  Midsummer  Night’s  Dream, before their wedding, Theseus invites Hippolyta to listen to the music of his…….

    hounds.



Întrebarea nr. 70 0 points Save
In Heart of Darkness, Charlie Marlow goes looking for


   all  of the above.


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While the first stanza of Ode  to  Autumn by John Keats presents the  richness  and  bounty  of  the  season,  the  second  stanza  rather refers to ……..


    specific seasonal occupations.


Întrebarea nr. 72 0 points Save
Before stabbing Polonius, Hamlet wants to


    set up a glass so that his mother may see herself in it.


Întrebarea nr. 73 0 points Save
The last words in Hamlet are spoken by…….


    Fortinbras.


Întrebarea nr. 74 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Willy believes his son is going to waste his life


    out of spite.


Întrebarea nr. 75 0 points Save
Eliot’s The Waste Land is built on a series of


    ironic parallelisms


Întrebarea nr. 76 0 points Save
In Heart of Darkness, Charlie Marlow witnesses


    all of the above.


Întrebarea nr. 77 0 points Save
The poem On the Beach at Night Alone poses:


    a riddle of existence.


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In  “Great   Expectations”,  Pip  learns  from  Magwitch,  Joe  and
Biddy that:


    social and educational improvement are irrelevant if moral worth is not heeded.


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Heart of Darkness is an early example of


    modernist fiction.



Întrebarea nr. 80 0 points Save
The poem On the Beach at Night Alone projects an image of


    the amplitude of nature and time.


Întrebarea nr. 81 0 points Save
When Claudius asks Hamlet how he feels in Act Three, Scene Two, Hamlet answers that he eats from the…


    chameleon’s dish.


Întrebarea nr. 82 0 points Save
Tristram Shandy was published in


    the Age  of  Reason.


Întrebarea nr. 83 0 points Save
In Heart  of  Darkness, when Charlie Marlow gets a job, a doctor wants to measure


    his head.


Întrebarea nr. 84 0 points Save
Thisbe’s part in Pyramus and Thisbe from A Midsummer Night’s
Dream is played by

    Flute.


Întrebarea nr. 85 0 points Save
In A  Midsummer  Night’s  Dream, answering Theseus’ invitation
to  go  to  the  woods,  Hippolyta  recollects  her  hunting  party  in  a
wood of Crete with…


    Hercules and Cadmus.


Întrebarea nr. 86 0 points Save
In On the Beach at Night Alone “the old mother” is a metaphor for:


    the sea.


Întrebarea nr. 87 0 points Save
In The Tempest Prospero, who is grateful to Gonzalo for his help
at the time of his exile, calls him……


    my true preserver.


Întrebarea nr. 88 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, besides Willy who else talks to Ben?


    Linda.


Întrebarea nr. 89 0 points Save
In The Tempest during his rebellion against Prospero in Act Four, Caliban calls him …...

    a blind mole.


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Tristram Shandy consists of:


nine books.


Întrebarea nr. 91 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, the dramatic meeting at the hotel between
Biff and Willy takes place in:


    Boston, Massachusetts.


Întrebarea nr. 92 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Biff’s dreams are described as

stronger and less acceptable than Happy’s.


Întrebarea nr. 93 0 points Save
The opening lines of The Waste Land contain a reference to


    “The Canterbury Tales”.


Întrebarea nr. 94 0 points Save
It has been claimed that the main voice in Eliot’s The Waste Land
belongs to



    Tiresias.


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The Waste Land is a masterpiece of …………. literature.


    modernist


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The obsessive repetition of the word …………… in On the Beach
at  Night  Alone  emphasizes  the  inclusion  of  everything  in  the
Universe.

    all


Întrebarea nr. 97 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, who first suggests the idea that suicide would bring in a 20,000 dollars sum of money?


    Willy.


Întrebarea nr. 98 0 points Save
The Waste Land contains original German text from


    Tristan und Isolde.


Întrebarea nr. 99 0 points Save
At the beginning of his narrative, Marlow makes a parallel between the British Empire and


    the Roman Empire.



Întrebarea nr. 100 0 points Save
On the Beach at Night Alone celebrates


    the indivisible unity of creation.


Întrebarea nr. 101 0 points Save
The story of Tristram’s life and opinions begins in:


book 4


Întrebarea nr. 102 0 points Save
Tristram was:


    he had  an  elder  brother.


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In  On  the  Beach  at  Night  Alone  the  connection  between  the multitude of worlds is reinforced by


    the repetitions and parallel structures contained in the poem.


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Which Oriental sources did Eliot use in The Waste Land?


    the Vedas

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From  a  technical  point of  view, which  is  the  difference  between the concepts of story and of plot?


.
    Story is the chronologically-ordered representation of all the information concerning characters, events and settings. It is an abstract version of events, while the plot is the structured
matter of the novel.


Întrebarea nr. 106 0 points Save
Hamlet thinks that actors


    should not improvise but stick to the text of the play.


Întrebarea nr. 107 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Linda takes Willy’s side, against her sons.


    True


Întrebarea nr. 108 0 points Save
In Heart of Darkness, who is desperate about Kurtz’s leaving his
African outpost?


    None of the above.


Întrebarea nr. 109 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Ben is present during every moment in the play although only Willy can see him.

    False


Întrebarea nr. 110 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, in what circumstances did Willy decide
to become a salesman?


    After meeting an 84 years old successful salesman.


Întrebarea nr. 111 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, before the showdown between Willy and
Biff, the former


    is planting the garden.


Întrebarea nr. 112 0 points Save
In Tristram Shandy, what is Corporal Trim’s main interest?


    military fortifications


Întrebarea nr. 113 0 points Save
In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s vision, romance transforms the
ordinary world into  ………. and then back into the impression of life.


    fairy tale


Întrebarea nr. 114 0 points Save
In Heart of Darkness, Kurtz’s fence is decorated with

    none of the above.


Întrebarea nr. 115 0 points Save
For Gertrude, the Ghost is just the coinage of Hamlet’s……


    madness.
    fantasy.
    imagination.
    brain.


Întrebarea nr. 116 0 points Save
Which are the famous opening words of T. S. Eliot’s The Waste
Land?



    “April is the cruellest month”


Întrebarea nr. 117 0 points Save
“The Burial of the Dead” is


Part I of “The Waste Land”.


Întrebarea nr. 118 0 points Save
In The Scarlet Letter, Hester’s husband reveals his true identity
to her as he tries:

    to find out who her lover is.


Întrebarea nr. 119 0 points Save
Ode to Autumn by John Keats is written in


    pentameters.



Întrebarea nr. 120 0 points Save
The First Player recites at Hamlet’s request Priam’s slaughter by


    Pyrrhus.


Întrebarea nr. 121 0 points Save
Ozymandias in Shelley’s eponymous sonnet is ………


    a king.


Întrebarea nr. 122 0 points Save
The image of the sea in On the Beach at Night Alone is

    dynamic.


Întrebarea nr. 123 0 points Save
The first stanza of Ode to Autumn by John Keats


    introduces intimations of death and mortality.


Întrebarea nr. 124 0 points Save
Which of the following statements about Laurence Sterne’s novel
Tristram Shandy is true?
    it is a meta-novel,using a subjective, psychological time.



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In Heart of Darkness, Marlow’s story is told to


.
    all of the above.
.


Întrebarea nr. 126 0 points Save
The “I” in On the Beach at Night Alone measures “time” and
“place” in


    distances.


Întrebarea nr. 127 0 points Save
In The Tempest Miranda exclaims “O brave new world” when she first sees……


    the castaways.


Întrebarea nr. 128 0 points Save
Laurence Sterne’s narrative method was:

    an initiation of  the  stream-of-consciousness technique.


Întrebarea nr. 129 0 points Save

Hamlet, being aware that Rosencrantz and Guildenstern spy on him, calls the former…….

    a sponge.


Întrebarea nr. 130 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Linda refers to her husband as

    a little boat looking for a harbour.


Întrebarea nr. 131 0 points Save
In his novel, The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne describes the customs of:


.
the 17th century Puritan New England.


Întrebarea nr. 132 0 points Save
Shakespeare wrote the play-within-a play in A Midsummer
Night’s Dream to show


    the tensions and censorship of his age


Întrebarea nr. 133 0 points Save
One of the chief sources of inspiration for T.S. Eliot in writing
The Waste Land was


    James Frazer’s “The Golden Bough”.


Întrebarea nr. 134 0 points Save

In Great Expectations, most characters are conceived:

    both allegorically and mimetically.


Întrebarea nr. 135 0 points Save
Shelley’s sonnet Ozymandias is written in


    several types of rhymes.


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Prospero was usurped by his brother………. years before the action of The Tempest.


    twelve


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The “I” in the poem On the Beach at Night Alone seems to find the key to the existential enigma against the backdrop of:

    the sea and the sky together.


Întrebarea nr. 138 0 points Save
In The Waste Land Eliot quotes original lines from

    “Tristan und Isolde”.


Întrebarea nr. 139 0 points Save
The “I” in On the Beach at Night Alone postulates the existence of

    a plurality of universes.


Întrebarea nr. 140 0 points Save
In magazine form, Heart of Darkness was first published in

    Blackwood’s Magazine.


Întrebarea nr. 141 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Linda is nervous about Willy’s possible suicidal mood when she notices

    a small rubber pipe connected to the heater.


Întrebarea nr. 142 0 points Save
Shelley’s sonnet Ozymandias shows that ….…


    time mocks man’s affirmation of his omnipotence.


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In  Tristram  Shandy, Walter Shandy explains to Uncle Toby the contents  of  Slawkenbergius’s  Latin  treatise.  What  is  this  treatise about?


    Noses.


Întrebarea nr. 144 0 points Save
In The Tempest Caliban, Trinculo and Stephano are punished by

being pursued by…

    dogs.


Întrebarea nr. 145 0 points Save
In Tristram Shandy, in the closing paragraphs, the characters are preoccupied with:


    a cock-and-bull story.


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In  The  Scarlet  Letter,  according  to  Hawthorne’s  philosophical tenets,  the  Unpardonable  Sinner  is  an  individual  who  tries  to separate his intellect from the heart, in a lack of reverence for the human soul, looking on mankind as the subject of his experiment. What character can be considered as such:


    Roger  Chillingworth


Întrebarea nr. 147 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, how does Ben Loman call his brother?


    William


Întrebarea nr. 148 0 points Save
In Death of a Salesman, Biff excelled in:


    baseball.

Întrebarea nr. 149 0 points Save
The visage the traveler comes upon in Shelley’s Ozymandias
expresses


    contempt for all the human beings.


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In  Tristram  Shandy,  Sterne  uses  a  series  of  unconventional techniques.  Thus,  a  cross  appears  on  the  page  when  Dr.  Slop crosses  himself,  blank  pages  appear  to  represent  pages  torn  out. What   is   the   purpose   of   these   technical   devices   in   Sterne’s construction of the narrative?
    to involve the reader in the process of ‘creation’ of the text


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Polonius tells Hamlet that in his youth he played, as an actor, the role of


    Julius Caesar.




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Specify the interpretation that can be assigned to the modal verb in the sentence below:

You will put the box in the van.


    request


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Choose the appropriate tense for the verbs in brackets:

a). the simple present perfect b). the past tense progressive
c). the present perfect progressive

1). He (live) in Bucharest for 10 years.
2). I’ll call you after my guests (leave).
3). I (walk) in the street when my cousin called me.


    1c, 2a, 3b


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Specify  the  aspectual  classes  listed  in  a-c  to  which  the  underlined predicates belong:

a). achievement b). activity
c). accomplishment

1). John taught linguistics in a college.
2). They left the country two years ago.
3). She wrote her significant novels in her youth.

    1b, 2a, 3c


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Identify the aspectual class of the underlined verb phrases:

a). activity b). state
c). achievement

1). The argument rests on an invalid assumption.
2). During the floods the river was flowing through the center of the town.
3). He noticed the typing mistake in a second.


    1a, 2b, 3c
    1b, 2a, 3c


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Identify the type of aspectual recategorization undergone by the underlined verb below:

He walked the dog out.

    from an activity into an accomplishment


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Specify the value of the modal verb in the sentence below:

Could I leave now?


    habituality


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Identify the type of aspectual recategorization undergone by the underlined verb below:

He composed the symphony last year.


    from an activity into an accomplishment



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Specify the type of article that one should use before the underlined nouns:

1) She took him by .......hand and they left.
2) She went to ......university to continue her education.
3) She went to ......university to meet her husband.

a) the zero article
b) the indefinite article c) the definite article

    1c, 2a, 3c


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Specify which of the underlined nouns is an inherently [-count] noun and which is a contextually [+count] noun:

1) You cannot prevent your neighbours having a nice gossip in the street.
2) Waiter, there is a hair in my soup.
3) In my leisure hours I would listen to opera music.

a) inherently [-count]
b) contextually [+count]


    1b, 2b, 3a


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Identify  the  temporal  values  of  the  present  tense  in  the  sentences listed in 1-3:

a). the generic value b). the habitual value
c). the instantaneous value

1). Dogs bark.
2). I beg your pardon.
3). John smokes cigars.



    1a, 2c, 3b


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Specify the type of article that one should use before the underlined nouns:

1) I often listen to classical music on .....radio.
2) .....Indian tea is famous all over the world.
3) He seldom goes sailing on .......Lake Geneva

a) the definite article
b) the indefinite article c) the zero article


    1a, 2c, 3c


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Identify the value of the first tense in the following sentence:

He wrote the address and posted the envelope.


    the past perfect
    


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Identify the aspectual class of the underlined verb phrases:

a). accomplishment b). activity
c). state

1). John is losing temper.
2). James drank himself silly.
3). Samuel owned two apartments.


    1b, 2a, 3c


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Specify which of the tenses listed under a-c can be used with the adverbs indicated in 1-3:

a). only with the future perfect tense

b). only with the present perfect c). with both the above tenses

1). yet
2). by this time next week
3). already


    1b, 2a, 3c


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Specify  which  of  the  following  properties  characterizes  English modal verbs:


    modals lack conjugation


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Choose the correct translation for the following sentence: Cafeaua era deja dulce si n-ar fi trebuit sa-i mai pun zahar.


My coffee was already sweet so I needn’t have put any sugar
in it.


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Specify whether the following sentences are grammatical or not by taking into account the following elements: determiners and pluralization:

1) They're installing a lot of new machinery at the factory.
2) They are installing a lot of new machineries at the factory.
3) The accoustics of this auditorium are excellent.

a) grammatical sentence
b) ungrammatical sentence


    1a, 2b, 3a


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Specify  which  of  the  following  tests  can  be  performed  on  the underlined predicates without inducing aspect shift:

a). the progressive form
b). the adverbial in two hours

1). Mary discovered the treasure in the backyard.
2). John ran to the car on fire.
3). Harry walked in the park.


    1b, 2a, 3a


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Specify  whether  the  underlined  predicates  form  grammatical  or ungrammatical predications:

a). grammatical
b). ungrammatical

1). John is believing in spirits.
2). The concert is sounding too loud.
3). He drove to Sibiu in two hours.


    1b, 2b, 3a



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Identify the aspectual class of the underlined verb phrases:

a). activity
b). accomplishment c). state

1). They sailed into the harbour.
2). They sailed in the Pacific for three weeks.
3). John believes in the devil.


    1b, 2a, 3c


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Specify  the  type  of  aspectual  recategorization  undergone  by  the underlined verbs in the contexts given in 1-3:

a). an activity recategorized into an accomplishment

b). a state recategorized into an activity
c). an achievement/semelfactive recategorized into an activity

1). John kicked the ball for a couple of minutes.
2). John read the whole chapter last night.
3). I am smelling smoke coming from the kitchen.


    1c, 2a, 3c


Întrebarea nr. 22 0 points Save
Identify the aspectual class of the underlined verb phrases:

a). accomplishment b). state
c). activity

1). Martin wrote a few lines.
2). Martin was writing a few lines when his sister entered.
3). The statue stands in the corner of the street.


    1a, 2c, 3b


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Specify the interpretation that may be assigned to the modal verb in the sentence below:

We can meet one day after work.


    suggestion


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Specify the interpretation that can be assigned to the modal verbs in the following sentence
You must be a faithful husband.



    both readings are possible depending on a larger context


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Specify  the  type  of  aspectual  recategorization  undergone  by  the underlined verbs in the contexts given in 1-3:

a). a state recategorized into an activity
b). an accomplishment recategorized into an activity c). an achievement recategorized into an activity

1). John is being shy for a change.
2). He was falling asleep when he heard a noise in the hall.
3). Jane was playing a Mozart sonata.


    1a, 2c, 3b


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Identify the value of the present perfect in the following sentence:

He has broken the china plate.


    resultative


Întrebarea nr. 27 0 points Save
Specify whether the following sentences are grammatical or not by taking into account the following elements: verbal agreement and determiners:

1) These fish are overcooked.
2) This fish is overcooked.
3) These fishes is overcooked.

a) grammatical sentence
b) ungrammatical sentence


    1b, 2a, 3b


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Specify the value of the modal verb in the sentence below:

May I start now?


    permission





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Identify the value of the modal verb MUST in the following sentence:

You must have told her about it beforehand.


    reproach


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Identify the type of aspectual recategorization undergone by the underlined verb below:

He pushed the cart to the backyard.

    from an activity into an accomplishment


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Choose the appropriate tense for the verbs in brackets:

a). the simple past tense
b). the simple present perfect c). the past tense progressive

1). No, I (call) only on Monday.
2). She broke her arm while she (come down) the stairs.
3). In China, Thomas (notice) different table customs from Europe.


    1a, 2c, 3b


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Which is the time sphere that the verb COULD covers in the following sentences:

a) the present time sphere / extended present time sphere b) the past time sphere

1) Your brother was out and couldn’t have the key.
2) There could be trouble at the match tomorrow.
3) Do you think you could solve the problem?

    1b, 2a, 3a


Întrebarea nr. 33 0 points Save
Choose the appropriate tense for the verbs in brackets:

a). the simple future tense
b). the future progressive tense c). the simple present tense

1). She (be) twenty next week.
2). This time next year he (sit) in the chairman’s chair.
3). If my daughter (travel) abroad she will need a new suitcase.


    1a, 2b, 3c


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Identify the temporal meaning conveyed by the following underlined verbal forms:

a). situation that involves a prediction
b). situation that involves a planned action
c). situation scheduled by external factors

1). You will feel better after some rest.
2). I need your help tomorrow.
3). Mary is starting work tomorrow.


    1a, 2c, 3b


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Specify the effect triggered by the presence of a perfect infinitive after the modal verb in the sentence:
You must be a faithful husband.


    a change from  the deontic to the epistemic interpretation of the modal


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Specify the interpretation that can be assigned to the modal verb in the sentence below:

A falling drop will hollow the stone.


    habitual WILL


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Specify which of the underlined nouns is an inherently [-count]
noun and which is a contextually [-count] noun:

1) He shouted a lot of filth at the other driver.
2) Add some melon to this salad and taste it.
3) He never reads the gossip column in the magazines.

a) inherently [-count]
b) contextually [-count]


1a, 2b, 3a


Întrebarea nr. 38 0 points Save
Specify which of the adverbials in a-c can be used with the tenses indicated in 1-3:

a). only with the past tense
b). only with the present perfect c). with neither of these tenses

1). not long after that
2). as soon as
3). in the future


    1a, 2b, 3c


Întrebarea nr. 39 0 points Save
Specify  the  aspectual  class  to  which  the  underlined  predicates belong:

a). achievement b). activity
c). accomplishment

1). The bomb exploded in a few seconds.

2). Eat up your soup!
3). He has been smoking quite a lot lately.


    1a, 2c, 3b


Întrebarea nr. 40 0 points Save
Specify the status of the underlined nouns in point of countability:

1) Are they going to eat soup?
2) This grass grows only in a damp climate.
3) She arranged some attractive grasses with the flowers.

a) mass term
b) general term c) singular term


    1a, 2c, 3b


Întrebarea nr. 41 0 points Save
Specify which of the tenses listed under a-c can be used with the adverbs indicated in 1-3:

a). only with the past tense
b). only with the present perfect c). with both the above tenses

1). 10 years ago
2). lately
3). recently


    1a, 2b, 3c



Întrebarea nr. 42 0 points Save
Specify  which  of  the  following  properties  characterizes  English modal verbs:


    modals can appear in the ‘coda’


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Specify the value of the modal verb in the sentence below:

You needn’t pay the fine now.


    lack of obligation


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Choose the correct translation for the following sentence: N-a fost nevoie sa plec mai devreme pentru ca George s-a oferit sa ma ia cu masina.


    I didn’t need to leave earlier as George offered to take me in his car.


Întrebarea nr. 45 0 points Save
Specify  which  of  the  following  properties  characterizes  English modal verbs on their epistemic interpretation:


    modals can occur in the progressive
    modals cannot occur with the perfect infinitive form
    modals have specific restrictions on the subject


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Specify whether the following sentences are grammatical or not by taking into account the following elements: determiners and pluralization:

1) That ring your mother gave you is a fine jewelry.
2) You shouldn't keep so much jewelry in the house.
3) You shouldn't keep so many jewelries in the house.

a) grammatical sentence
b) ungrammatical sentence


    1b, 2a, 3b


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Specify the value of the modal verb in the sentence below:

He can’t be that tall!


    impossibility


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Identify the aspectual class of the underlined verb phrases:

a). achievement b). activity
c). accomplishment

1). John drank three bottles of wine.
2). Martin drinks a lot.
3). Mary spotted the thief.


    1c, 2b, 3a


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Specify the modal effect triggered by the presence of the perfect infinitive after the modal verb in the sentence below:

You must be a faithful friend.


    a change from a deontic to an epistemic interpretation

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Identify the type of aspectual recategorization undergone by the underlined verb below:
The ball rolled down the hill.


    
from an activity into an accomplishment



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Specify the type of aspectual effect induced by the presence of be- progressive:

a). incompletion b). iteration

1). James has been looking for a new hat
2). Her old uncle was dying
3). The train has been arriving late recently


    1a, 2b, 3a


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Specify whether the following sentences are grammatical or not by taking into account the use of the definite article:

1) The murderer was thrown into the prison.
2) They went sightseeing to the Danube Delta.
3) The mount Fujiyama is a real symbol for the Japanese.

a) grammatical sentence
b) ungrammatical sentence


    1b, 2a, 3b


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Specify the status of the underlined nouns in point of countability:

1) He is successfully running his own company at the age of 25.
2) The duke is proud of his family's antiquity.

a) mass term
b) general term c) singular term


    1b, 2a


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Specify  whether  the  underlined  predicates  form  grammatical  or ungrammatical predications:

a). grammatical
b). ungrammatical

1). Harry is keeping an eye on the kettle.
2). It is being quite windy today.
3). Your books are lying under the shelf.

    1a, 2b, 3a


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Specify  which  of  the  following  tests  can  be  performed  on  the underlined predicates without inducing aspect shift:

a). the adverbial in two hours
b). the adverb intentionally

1). Jane wrote a reporton what had happened.
2). The police shot the suspect.
3. John ran three laps round the stadium.


    1a, 2b, 3a


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Specify the interpretation that can be assigned to the modal verb in the sentence below:

I mustdo what I can to protect my friend.


    self-compulsion


Întrebarea nr. 57 0 points Save
In adverbial clauses of time the present perfect is used with one of the following values:


    the future perfect tense value


Întrebarea nr. 58 0 points Save
On the epistemic interpretation modal verbs evince the following syntactic patterns:


    they can occur with the perfect infinitive


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Identify the aspectual class of the underlined verb phrases:

a). state
b). activity
c). achievement

1). Mary is being clumsy.
2). Mary is clumsy.
3). Jane sat down suddenly on the chair.


    1b, 2a, 3c


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Choose the appropriate tense for the verbs in brackets:

a). the past tense
b). the present perfect

1). Since you (explain) the main point to me I could solve the problem.
2). I will call you after my parent (leave).
3). He (abandon) the cause many years ago.

    1a, 2b, 3a


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Specify which of  the following tests performed on the  underlined predicates induce aspectual recategorization:

a). the progressive aspect
b). a mass noun as direct object

1). John read the first chapter of the book.
2). Thomas ate apples for quite a while.
3). Jane is kind to her children.


    1a, 2b, 3a

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Identify the interpretation that can be assigned to the modal verb
MUST in the following sentence:

You must be a faithful friend.

    both readings are possible depending on the larger context


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Specify  whether  the  underlined  predicates  form  grammatical  or ungrammatical predications:

a). grammatical
b). ungrammatical

1). John is knowing Latin.
2). I am seeing my friend from abroad tomorrow.
3). Ukraine is lying North-East of Romania.

    1b, 2a, 3b


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Specify whether the following sentences are grammatical or not by taking into account the use of the definite article:

1) The museums of the town are closed on Monday.
2) I'll see you the next Monday.
3) The next Monday is a holiday.

a) grammatical sentence
b) ungrammatical sentence


    1a, 2b, 3b


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Specify whether the following sentences are grammatical or not by taking into account the use of the articles:

1) The unemployment became worse as industries failed.
2) Public health in England is of a high order.
3) The goverment is trying to find work for the unemployed.

a) grammatical sentence
b) ungrammatical sentence


    1b, 2a, 3a



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Specify the appropriate agreement with the verb for the underlined nouns:

1) Police (be) here.
2) Macaroni (be boiled) in water.
3) The aircraft (be due) to take off in half an hour.

a) the verb in the singular b) the verb in the plural
c) the verb either in the singular or in the plural


    1b, 2a, 3c


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Specify whether the following sentences are grammatical or not by taking into account the following elements: determiners and pluralization:

1) James has made a great progress since he joined our class.
2) James has made great progress since he joined our class.
3) James has made great progresses  since he joined our class.

a) grammatical sentence
b) ungrammatical sentence


    1b, 2a, 3b


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Match  the  following  features  with  the  aspectual  situation  types listed in 1-3:

a). [+stativity] b). [-telicity] c). [+telicity]

1). state predications
2). activity predications
3). event predications


    1a, 2b, 3c



Întrebarea nr. 69 0 points Save
Choose the appropriate tense for the verbs in brackets:

a). the simple past perfect b). the simple past tense
c). the past tense progressive

1). How long had he lived here when the war (break) out?
2). John (be) a writer for five years before he became a teacher.
3). While he (pump) the bicycle tyres a man looked over the garden wall.


    1b, 2a, 3c


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Identify  the  temporal  values  of  the  present  perfect  tense  in  the sentences listed in 1-3:

a). the existential value b). the continuous value c). the resultative value

1). Susan has lived in Sibiu for 10 years now.
2). John has been to Japan twice.
3). Margaret has broken my bicycle again.


    1b, 2a, 3c


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Choose the appropriate tense for the verbs in brackets:

a). the simple past tense
b). the past tense progressive c). the simple present perfect

1). I not (speak) with him since last week.
2). When you (receive) the long distance call?
3).  While  he  (inspect)  the  precious  art  object  he  noticed  a  nasty flaw.


    
    1c, 2a, 3b



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Which class of verbs is compatible with the modal verb CAN:
    verbs of cognition


Întrebarea nr. 73 0 points Save
Specify the interpretation that can be assigned to the modal verb in the sentence below:

He may come later in the afternoon.


    both interpretations depending on the larger context


Întrebarea nr. 74 0 points Save
Specify the interpretation of the modal verb CAN in the sentence below:

She can be awful at times.


    characteristic reading



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Specify the status of the underlined nouns in point of countability:

1) The cat was hidden in the laundry basket.
2) Her sister worked in a laundry.
3) The audience were rocking with laughter at he cinema.

a) contextually[+count]
b) inherently [-count]
c) inherently [+count]


    1b, 2a, 3b


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Specify the status of the verb WILL in the following sentences:

a) auxiliary modal verb
b) auxiliary verb indicating the future tense

1) I will do that.
2) Unless he will come I go there alone.
3) He will do it tomorrow.


    1a, 2b, 3a
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