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Orange Level Quiz #16

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Questions: Subject + Verb (Echo Questions)

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Directions: Write short questions in response to a statement. The word order is subject + helping verb or main verb.

Example:

A: Tom bought a new house.

B: He did? I didn't know that. (The helping verb, "did," matches the main verb in the statement, "bought.")

 

1. A: The weather is going to be terrible tomorrow.

    B: ________ ________? That's too bad.

2. A: The schools are closed due to bad weather.

    B: ________ ________? Yeah! I can sleep in.

3. A: John bought a new car.

    B: ________ ________? What kind?

4. A: The store closes at 10:00.

    B: ________ ________? We won't get there in time.

5. A: Mary has been accepted into the college.

    B: ________ ________? That's great news.

6. A: That restaurant has terrible food.

    B: ________ ________? I heard it was good.

7. A: Your phone can give you directions.

    B: ________ ________? That's amazing!

8. A: I have to wake up at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow morning.

     B: ________ ________? Why so early?

9. A: We stayed up past midnight last night.

     B: ________ ________? Why so late?

10. A: Sophia doesn't want to go to school today.

      B: ________ ________? Why not?

11. A: This stupid computer isn't working.

      B: ________ ________? What's wrong with it?

12. A: These chips are stale.

      B: ________ ________? I just bought them.

13. A: Gloria wasn't able to meet with us yesterday.

     B: ________ ________? What happened?

14. A: Those kids ate all of that candy.

      B: ________ ________? How could they eat all of it?

15. A: Our guests will be here in about twenty minutes.

      B: ________ ________? I'd better get ready.

16. A: Bob has a really bad cold today.

      B: ________ ________? He'd better stay home.

17. A: We still owe a little bit of money on our car.

      B: ________ ________? I thought we paid it off.

18. A: Teresa has had the same car for over 20 years.

      B: ________ ________? How well does it run?

19. A: I'm tired.

      B: ________ ________? But you just woke up.

20. A: It's snowing.

      B: ________ ________? But it's the middle of April!

How well did you do on this quiz?

Here are the answers.

Answers:

1. A: The weather is going to be terrible tomorrow.

    B: It is? That's too bad.

2. A: The schools are closed due to bad weather.

    B: They are? Yeah! I can sleep in.

3. A: John bought a new car.

    B: He did? What kind?

4. A: The store closes at 10:00.

    B: It does? We won't get there in time.

5. A: Mary has been accepted into the college.

    B: She has? That's great news.

6. A: That restaurant has terrible food.

    B: It does? I heard it was good.

7. A: Your phone can give you directions.

    B: It can? That's amazing!

8. A: I have to wake up at 4:30 a.m. tomorrow morning.

     B: You do? Why so early?

9. A: We stayed up past midnight last night.

     B: You did? Why so late?

10. A: Sophia doesn't want to go to school today.

      B: She doesn't? Why not?

11. A: This stupid computer isn't working.

      B: It isn't? What's wrong with it?

12. A: These chips are stale.

      B: They are? I just bought them.

13. A: Gloria wasn't able to meet with us yesterday.

     B: She wasn't? What happened?

14. A: Those kids ate all of that candy.

      B: They did? How could they eat all of it?

15. A: Our guests will be here in about twenty minutes.

      B: They will? I'd better get ready.

16. A: Bob has a really bad cold today.

      B: He does? He'd better stay home.

17. A: We still owe a little bit of money on our car.

      B: We do? I thought we paid it off.

18. A: Teresa has had the same car for over 20 years.

      B: She has? How well does it run?

19. A: I'm tired.

      B: You are? But you just woke up.

20. A: It's snowing.

      B: It is? But it's the middle of April!

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