Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa ———- 1ST PART ———- ? Adjectives and Adverbs 001 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que corresponde ?á tradu?º?úo mais adequada da seguinte senten?ºa: The man gave a five-pound note to the shoe-repairer.
a) O homem deu uma nota de cinco libras para reparar o c) O homem deu um ma?ºo de cinco notas para consertar o e) O sapateiro recebeu uma nota de cinco libras do bom homem.
002 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: They finally decided to buy a _____.
a) four-doors car b) four doors car c) four-door car d) four-door-car e) four-car 003 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: The building has nine stories. It is _____.
a) a nine-stories-building b) a nine-story building c) a nine’s-story building d) a nine-stories e) a building’s nine stories’s 004 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: The flight lasted two hours. It was _____.
a) a flight’s two-hours’s b) a two-hours-flight c) a two’-hours’s flight d) a two-hours e) a two-hour flight 005 [FATEC 2007] Assinale a alternativa que apresenta a forma correta do adjetivo + sufixo ‘IBLE’ como em ‘Edible Cotton': a) Managible b) Gullible c) Drinkible d) Lovible e) Thinkible 006 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que corresponde ?á tradu?º?úo mais adequada da forma adjetiva destacada a seguir: Literally thousands of parts are used to make up even the SMALLEST family saloon.
a) o menor b) o maior c) o pequeno d) o grande e) o amplo 007 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que corresponde ?á tradu?º?úo mais adequada da express?úo, em destaque, a seguir: Voc?¬ ?® a pessoa MAIS INTERESSANTE que j?í conheci.
a) the more interesting b) the interestinger c) the most interesting d) the much interesting e) the best interesting 008 [CESGRANRIO 1994] “The new generation of MT programs is less ambitious” is an example of comparative form. Mark the item which also contains a comparative form: e) The airport is farther than the university.
009 [FEI 1995] Indique a palavra que significa “mais forte”: a) larger b) clearer c) higher d) better e) stronger 010 [FUVEST 1978] Assinale a alternativa que completa corretamente a senten?ºa: Of all the movies I have seen lately, the one I saw e) the most worse.
011 [UDESC 1996] Choose the correct grammatical answer: a) as hard as b) so hard as c) as harder as d) so harder so e) so hard so
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 012 [MACKENZIE 1996] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentences: V. Ribeir?úo Preto is the city that has the _____ problems with pollution in Brazil.
a) I. furthest; II. elder; III. more; IV. farthest; V. oldest b) I. further; II. older; III. farther; IV. eldest; V. less c) I. nearer; II. oldest; III. farthest; IV. longest; V. least d) I. nearest; II. elder; III. furthest; IV. eldest; V. biggest e) I. farthest; II. eldest; III. further; IV. oldest; V. fewest 013 [PUCCAMP 1992] Assinale a letra correspondente ?á alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas da frase apresentada: Mr. Smith: I’m sorry, Mr. Johnson. I believe the candidate you sent us will not suit our purposes. We She’s definitely the _____ person in our group.
a) smarter ÔÇô most intelligent b) smart ÔÇô intelligent c) smartest ÔÇô more intelligent d) as smart ÔÇô as intelligent e) as smart ÔÇô as intelligent as 014 [PUCCAMP 1994] Assinale a letra correspondente ?á alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas da frase apresentada a seguir: – “Did Jerry come to work yesterday?” – “Yes, he did. He arrived _____ than his colleagues, but worked the _____ so that he got as much done as the others.” – “Good. He’s a very responsible fellow.” a) late ÔÇô harder b) later ÔÇô hardest c) earlier ÔÇô hard d) early ÔÇô hardest e) sooner ÔÇô harder 015 [EN 1983] Fill in the gap: – ÔÇ£That’s because I’ve been eating _____ than I used toÔÇØ.
a) many more b) much more c) a few d) more than e) any more 016 [UNESP 1985] Assinale a alternativa correta: Our next examination may be _____ the last one.
a) more bad than b) more worse than c) much bad than d) worse than e) more badly than 017 [UNESP 1987] Peter’s house is _____ mine.
a) larger as b) most larger than c) larger than d) so large than e) more large than 018 [UNESP 1988] He is _____ boy in town.
a) so rich b) richer c) the richest d) richest e) the most rich 019 [UFRS 1997] The word that does not form the comparative in the same way as large or short is: a) bad b) sad c) glad d) great e) late 020 [EFOMM 2007] `In London there are lots of streets with the same name and it’s very _____ if you are a tourist. Another problem is that it’s a huge place. We walked everywhere on our last trip and we were _____ at the end of each day. But it’s an _____ city, with so much to do.’ a) confused ÔÇô exhaust ÔÇô excited b) confusing ÔÇô exhausted ÔÇô exciting c) confuse ÔÇô exhausting ÔÇô exciting d) confusing ÔÇô exhaust ÔÇô excited e) confused ÔÇô exhausted ÔÇô excited 021 [EFOMM 2008] The lecture we’ve attended was not good. It was quite _____, and the audience was _____.
a) amusing ÔÇô amused b) bored ÔÇô boring c) amused ÔÇô amusing d) boring ÔÇô bored e) interesting ÔÇô interested 022 [EFOMM 2008] Caren has a strange look. She seems to live on _____ frozen meals.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 023 [UNESP 1983] Assinale a alternativa correta: Life in New York City is sometimes _____ harder than in any other town in the world.
a) very b) much c) many d) so e) as 024 [UEL 1994] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase a seguir: The more time people spend at an exhibit, _____ they learn.
a) more b) most c) much d) the more e) the most 025 [UEL 1997] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase a seguir: I firmly believe that the tougher the laws, _____ the criminal rate.
a) the lowest b) lowest c) the lower d) lower e) low 026 [UNESP 1989] The sooner a man begins to work _____.
a) the bad b) the best c) the worst d) the better e) the good 027 [PUC 1975] Fill in the blank of the following sentence correctly: The hole in front of his garage is becoming _____.
a) deep and deep b) deeper and deeper c) deep and deeper d) deeper and deepest e) deepest and deepest 028 [UNESP 1997] A lion is _____ than a dog.
a) strong b) strongest c) more strong d) stronger e) most strong 029 [UNESP 1998] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase adiante: This hill is _____ than I thought it was.
a) more lower b) lowest c) lower d) more low e) more high 030 [MACKENZIE 1997] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: His salary as a pilot is much higher _____.
a) in comparison of teachers b) to compare as a teacher’s c) than that of a teacher d) than of teachers’ e) than a teacher 031 [FEI 1997] Complete: John is _____ than the other students in his classroom, but he is the _____.
a) younger ÔÇô most intelligent b) younger ÔÇô more intelligent c) more young ÔÇô intelligentest d) most young ÔÇô more intelligent e) more young ÔÇô most intelligent 032 [MACKENZIE 1999] Which one is correct?
033 [UNESP 1999] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase adiante: Paris is _____ than Rome.
a) the most beautiful b) small c) more rich d) more beautiful e) largest 034 [PUCPR 1998] Choose the only correct alternative to complete the spaces: V. Mike Tyson is _____ as Evander Holyfield.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa a) as beautiful ÔÇô the higher ÔÇô so intelligent ÔÇô the bad ÔÇô more strong b) more beautiful ÔÇô the most high ÔÇô as intelligent ÔÇô the baddest ÔÇô so strong c) so beautiful ÔÇô the high ÔÇô most intelligent ÔÇô the badder ÔÇô stronger d) so beautiful ÔÇô the highest ÔÇô more intelligent ÔÇô the worst ÔÇô as strong e) as beautiful ÔÇô as highest ÔÇô more intelligent ÔÇô the worst ÔÇô strongest 035 [UNESP 2000] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase apresentada: This is the _____ day I have ever had.
a) worse b) bad c) worst d) less good e) very bad 036 [UNESP 2001] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase apresentada: Depending on the situation, having a computer may be _____ having a telephone.
a) easier b) more useful c) more convenient than d) the most difficult e) useful than 037 [PUCRS 2001] Which of the following words DOES NOT form the comparative the same way as friendly in friendlier?
a) high b) healthy c) sexy d) costly e) ugly 038 [UFPE 2002] “The caveman had a much harder life” means that his life was: e) not as hard as ours.
039 [FATEC 2002] Interactivity makes life _____, yet _____ and consumer-oriented. Plus, it’s turning the world into a teeny, homogenized global village and that is ultimately boring! ÔÇô A alternativa que preenche correta e respectivamente os espa?ºos em branco ?®: a) more easier ÔÇô hurrier b) more easy ÔÇô more hurried c) easyer ÔÇô hurrieder d) easier ÔÇô hurrieder e) easier ÔÇô more hurried 040 [PUCPR 2001] About adjectives, choose the alternative that completes the sentences correctly: II. Celine Dion sings  Madonna, but Madonna IV. The church is  monument of the town.
the more ancient 5. the ancienter c) 1. the worst; 2. worse than; 3. better; 4. most handsome than; 5. the most ancient the most ancient 5. the least ancient 041 [MACKENZIE 2001] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: The more I read this book, _____.
a) the less I understand it b) most is what he doesn’t know c) the least do I understand it d) more I like e) the most I can understand 042 [FEI 2000] WORST ?® superlativo de: a) well b) good c) worn d) bad e) wealthy 043 [PUCPR 1999] Which is the option that completes the sentences CORRECTLY?
III. In my opinion, Frank Sinatra was _____ singer of a) so difficult ÔÇô bigger ÔÇô the best ÔÇô more noisier ÔÇô as farther b) difficultest ÔÇô biggest ÔÇô the good ÔÇô as noisier ÔÇô farther c) as difficult ÔÇô the biggest ÔÇô the best ÔÇô as noisy ÔÇô farther d) as difficult ÔÇô the bigger ÔÇô the best ÔÇô so noisy ÔÇô farther e) difficulter ÔÇô most big ÔÇô better ÔÇô noisiest ÔÇô so farther
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 044 [PUCMG 1999] The capital expression in “The moment of discovery was NO LESS MAGICAL THAN the day in 1922″ means that the moment: a) was as magical as b) was more magical c) was less magical d) wasn’t magical e) was most magical 045 [PUCRS 1999] The expression “as many as 80″ expresses a capacity of: e) close to 80.
046 [UNIT 1999] “Less intimate and more isolated” are comparatives. Check the item that contains the correct superlative from of the two adjectives: e) The least intimate and the most isolated.
047 [FEI 2000] The sidewalks are getting NARROWER. Indique o ant??nimo de NARROWER: a) broader b) thinner c) more limited d) shorter e) higher 048 [UEL 2000 ÔÇô ADAPTED] O adjetivo GREATEST, no fragmento abaixo, est?í no grau: One of the GREATEST meteor showers of OUR lifetime may (ÔÇª) soon light up the night sky.
049 [UFRS 2001] Os ant??nimos corretos das partes destacadas da express?úo “THE BEST and THE NEWEST facilities” s?úo, respectivamente: a) the most good ÔÇô the youngest b) the baddest ÔÇô the oldest c) the worst ÔÇô the most old d) the poorest ÔÇô the most recent e) the worst ÔÇô the oldest 050 [UFRS 2002] As palavras a seguir seguem o mesmo processo de forma?º?úo de WEARER, ?á exce?º?úo de: e) writer.
051 [UFV 2003] All the alternatives below are examples of comparatives, EXCEPT: a) “…children as young as two…” b) “…scored higher than people who…” e) “Mozart makes you smarter!” 052 [UFPE 2003 ÔÇô ADAPTED] The expression more and more, in “more and more complex” and in “more and more intelligent”: ( ) signifies equal or identical in degree.
a) V V V V F b) V V V V V c) V V F V F d) V F V V F e) F V F V F 053 [PUCRIO 2004] The only item that contains an adjective used in the superlative form is: a) “The widespread destruction (…) is happening before we even know the most basic facts about what we are losing.” b) “Covering only 6 percent of the Earth’s surface, tropical moist forests contain at least half of all species.” c) “Scientists estimate that (…) as much as 20 or 25 percent of the world’s plant species will soon be extinct.” d) “However, the chemical structures of most natural drugs (…) simple extraction is usually less expensive than synthesis.” e) “Tropical forests offer hope for safer contraceptives for both women and men.” 054 [UFRS 2005] Considere a frase: This program teaches FASTER THAN any other language program.
ÔÇô A alternativa que apresenta o significado ant??nimo da express?úo destacada ?®: e) the slowest.
055 [UFRRJ 2003] The sequence that has the same formation of the words ÔÇ£newerÔÇØ and ÔÇ£higherÔÇØ is:
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 056 [UERJ 2004] The suffix -er in quieter is semantically equivalent to the suffix in: d) louder.
057 [UFV 2004] All the options below are examples of comparatives, except: e) smaller.
058 [UFV 2005] Choose the alternative in which BOTH words are examples of the comparative form: a) lower/friendlier b) good-natured/miners c) well-regulated/friendlier d) lower/miners e) well-regulated/miners 059 [UFSM 2005] A palavra “wider” apresenta uma marca de compara?º?úo. A mesma marca de compara?º?úo ?® apresentada na palavra: e) together.
060 [UFPE 2007] Select the phrase that is in the comparative degree of superiority: e) S?úo Paulo’s tallest building.
061 [UFRS 2007] Select the correct alternative to complete the sentence below: The opposite of SMALLER and LIGHTER is respectively _____ and _____.
a) littler ÔÇô easier b) larger ÔÇô heavier c) larger ÔÇô easier d) little ÔÇô heavier e) bigger ÔÇô greater 062 [FATEC 2008] Assinale a alternativa que apresenta o uso correto do termo “fewer” como no exemplo “fewer than one in five owners of a mobile-wallet handset”: e) Sue has fewer friends than her sister does.
063 [UNESP 2008] Indique a alternativa que expresse o mesmo significado de Imitation is the sincerest form of flaterry.
064 [MACKENZIE 1976] Mark the correct item: a) most beautiful of b) less beautiful c) as beautiful d) not so beautiful e) not as beautiful as 065 [FATEC 2003] Assinale a alternativa em que o adjetivo ?® composto por dois substantivos, como na palavra “weight-loss”: e) ice-cream flavors.
066 [FGV 2007] In the sentence “Brazil’s strong currency will likely also lead to a loosening of foreign exchange restrictions”, the word LIKELY indicates a: e) certainty.
067 [UNESP 1984] Assinale a alternativa correta: 068 [ITA 1996 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Assinale a op?º?úo cujo adjetivo possa substituir, de maneira bastante aproximada, os adjetivos different e appealing, em destaque no texto a seguir:
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa Who are these Blur blokes who, after a shaky start, have shaken the world? And what makes them so different, so appealing as Pop Artist Richard Hamilton once asked in a collage that they doubtless studied at art school. Is it art school itself (they all attended Goldsmith’) that sets apart? (ÔÇª) (Q. March, 1995) a) outstanding b) fancy c) lousy d) nice e) awful 069 [ITA 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Morfologicamente, as palavras KOBE e JAPAN, na primeira linha do texto a seguir, devem ser classificadas como: The cause of the magnitude 7.2 Kobe, Japan, earthquake in January 1995 is unknown.
070 [UFSC 1997 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Select the proposition(s) in which the capital letters are ADJECTIVES: (32) The hotel is not RESPONSIBLE for your valuables.
a) 01 + 02 + 08 + 16 + 32 = 59 b) 02 + 04 + 16 = 22 c) 02 + 08 + 16 + 32 = 58 d) 01 + 08 + 16 + 32 = 57 e) 01 + 02 + 04 + 08 + 16 + 32 = 63 071 [PUCSP 2007 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Na senten?ºa ÔÇ£Although American youth are more likely to use the Internet every dayÔÇØ, a palavra LIKELY indica: e) superioridade.
072 [MACKENZIE 2007 ÔÇô ADAPTED] The opposite of “overall” in the text below is: These skills are regarded as essential components of a diagnostic test which measures overall linguistic proficiency.
073 [ITA 1999] Determine a fun?º?úo gramatical de “impaired” em “visually impaired people” e de “mouse” em “mouse pad”: a) adjetivo ÔÇô adjetivo b) verbo ÔÇô substantivo c) adjetivo ÔÇô substantivo d) substantivo ÔÇô adjetivo e) verbo ÔÇô adjetivo 074 [MACKENZIE 1997] The same as ‘They hardly ever go to the movies’ is: e) They go to the movies hardly ever.
075 [MACKENZIE 1997] The same as ‘Mr. Burton hardly talked to me.’ is: e) Mr. Burton talked to me hardly.
076 [MACKENZIE 1997] A senten?ºa “MAL SABIA ELE QUE ELA ERA CASADA”, em ingl?¬s, seria: e) Little knew he that she was married.
077 [UERJ 2006] Connectors establish a set of semantic roles while linking clauses. Observe the kind of link employed in the sentence below.
“It isn’t simply that he accepts the factual existence of power or legitimacy; RATHER, it’s that he accepts that an authority figure is justified in making a decision without also explaining the reason for that.” ÔÇô The information that follows the spotted connector functions as: d) exemplification.
078 [UFRS 2005] The word that could be placed between HAD and MET in the sentence I HAD MET HER BY CHANCE ONLY A SHORT TIME BEFORE is: e) already.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 079 [UNESP 1995] Assinale a alternativa que preenche a lacuna da frase a seguir corretamente: This boat is _____ small that we can’t all get in.
a) very b) so c) many d) much e) then 080 [JFS 2008] BARELY is used in “Mike and Josh have barely enough to pay the rent this month.” ÔÇô Mark the option in which it must also be used to complete the sentence meaningfully.
a) Although she had been ill for a long time, it still came as a c) He almost never washes the dishes and he rarely, if _____, d) She was _____ fifteen when she won her first e) _____ I’ll have a piece of chocolate after the meals, but it’s quite rare.
081 [FUVEST 1979] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas: It’s _____ difficult to find _____ a good wine.
a) so ÔÇô such b) such ÔÇô so c) such ÔÇô such d) so ÔÇô so e) such a ÔÇô so 082 [FUVEST 1979] Assinale a alternativa de significado equivalente palavra entre aspas: He was ‘fast’ asleep.
a) almost b) quickly c) sound d) very e) nearly 083 [UEL 1996 ÔÇô ADAPTED] No texto a seguir, ‘very’ significa: The seven-room 84th Street cooperative on Central Park West in a solid if decidedly uncharismatic building came on the market that ‘very’ morning.
084 [MACKENZIE 1997] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: We’re having _____ beautiful weather everybody _____.
a) so ÔÇô can relax b) such a ÔÇô wants to go out on the weekends c) so ÔÇô likes it d) such a ÔÇô have been having fun e) such ÔÇô feels good 085 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: I have been studying _____ I can _____ English.
a) as hard as ÔÇô to learn b) so hard as ÔÇô learning c) more hard as ÔÇô to be learning d) harder than ÔÇô to have learned e) as much hard ÔÇô to learn 086 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: Please turn off the lights. I have to develop this film and it’s _____ here.
a) bright enough b) much bright c) too bright d) brighter e) enough bright 087 [UECE 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] O voc?íbulo quite na senten?ºa a seguir exerce a fun?º?úo de: She sat with her head thrown back upon the cushion of the chair, quite motionless.
088 [UEL 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] A lacuna ?® corretamente preenchida pela alternativa: We’ve been working _____ to ensure all wood comes from well managed forests.
089 [UFPE 2000] ÔÇô In “pretty dirty”, “pretty” is equivalent to:
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 1) very 2) somewhat 3) more 4) beautiful 5) ugly ÔÇô The correct choices are: a) 2 ÔÇô 3 b) 4 ÔÇô 5 c) 3 ÔÇô 4 d) 1 ÔÇô 2 e) 1 ÔÇô 5 090 [FATEC 2005 ÔÇô ADAPTED] O adv?®rbio SO na frase “he did so efficiently and discreetly” pode ser substitu?¡do de forma adequada e sem preju?¡zo de significado por: e) a little.
091 [MACKENZIE 1996] Choose the correct alternative to complete the following sentence: Mr. Myers told me he will leave _____.
092 [FATEC 2007] O adv?®rbio “rather than” em “Rather than buying more guns or patrol cars, Bogot?í’s cops went for something bigger: science” poderia ser substitu?¡do, sem preju?¡zo de significado, por: e) as far as.
093 [MACKENZIE 1998] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: _____ he studies, _____ he seems to know.
a) More ÔÇô least b) As much ÔÇô as much c) How much ÔÇô more d) The more ÔÇô the less e) The least ÔÇô the more 094 [FATEC 1999] Indique a alternativa que corresponde ao sentido oposto de LESS GUILTY empregado em “It enables them to feel less guilty”: e) Much guilty.
095 [UFPE 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Choose the appropriate answer to fill in the blank of the sentence below: “Learn and live” is the motto of Britain’s _____ and most innovative university ÔÇô the Open University.
a) larger b) largest c) the largest d) the larger e) large 096 [UFRRJ 1999] The word below that forms its superlative like “cheapest” is: e) Parisian.
097 [UEL 1999 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Preenche corretamente a lacuna na senten?ºa a seguir a alternativa: Movie star Paul Newman has unveiled his _____ project.
a) the latest b) latest c) latter d) later e) late 098 [UFV 2000] In the sentence “What is the BEST way to live?”, the capital word is the superlative form of the adjective: e) good.
099 [UFV 2001] The adjective forms “bad” and “better” have as their superlative forms, respectively: e) better and the best.
100 [JFS 2000] After reading the following sentences attentively, mark the alternative which contains the correct sequence of the adjectives:
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 101 [JFS 2000] Qual a alternativa que possui a seq???¬ncia correta dos adjetivos?
102 [FURG 1999] As express?Áes THE POOREST, THE MOST POPULOUS e THE MOST NOTORIOUS equivalem respectivamente a: e) os mais pobres, as mais populosas, os mais not??rios.
103 [OSEC 1977] Complete the sentence meaningfully: a) gooder b) more good c) so good d) better e) as good 104 [FAAP 1975] Marque a alternativa correta: Your classroom is not so _____ as mine. Mine is the _____ in the school.
a) bigger ÔÇô biggest b) greater ÔÇô greatest c) great ÔÇô greater d) large ÔÇô largest e) large ÔÇô more large 105 [EFOMM 1997] Take it easy, John! You need not work so _____.
a) hardly b) harder c) hard d) hardest e) hardy 106 [EEAR 2008] ÔÇ£You can fold most umbrellasÔÇØ means that we can: d) make them smaller.
107 [EEAR 2008] Read the sentence below: ÔÇ£In Mexico, 60% of men and 40% of women are overweight.ÔÇØ ÔÇô According to the sentence above, we can conclude that the percentage of overweight men is: d) lowest.
108 [EEAR 2008] In ÔÇ£It was a fair gameÔÇØ, we conclude that the game was played: d) brilliantly.
109 [ITA 1995] O termo seldom, entre aspas no trecho adiante, poderia ser substitu?¡do por: As an American Express Card member, you will enjoy a You will be treated as a MEMBER, not a number. And you will receive the respect and recognition ‘seldom’ found today.
110 [UEL 1996] In the text bellow, the word nearly means: After 20 years of scientific advances, ‘nearly’ three out of four infertile couples seeking medical assistance to have a child still go home to an empty crib.
111 [UNESP 1990] a) always b) never c) often d) sometimes e) usually 112 [UFRS 1996] Gradually and powerfully are adverbs formed from the Other adjectives can take the same suffix to form adverbs, in the same way, except:
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 113 [FUVEST 1977] Qual destas alternativas s?? cont?®m express?Áes que indicam tempo: e) right now, all her life, at the same moment, then.
114 [MACKENZIE 1976] Complete: – “Have you finished your book yet?” – “Yes, I’ve _____ done it.” a) still b) yet c) already d) ever e) n?úo sei 115 [FEI 1994] Qual das palavras a seguir significa ÔÇ£brevementeÔÇØ?
116 [UNESP 1998] Assinale a alternativa correta: a) yesterday b) later c) last year d) last month e) last week 117 [MACKENZIE 1996] The same as ÔÇ£She little realizes how smart she looksÔÇØ is: e) Little does she realize how smart she looks
ÔÇ£The secret of getting things done is to act!ÔÇØ Dante Alighieri ? Pronouns 001 [ITA 1995 ÔÇô ADAPTED] “The defenders of Normandy were not the best of Hitler’s army. Those were in Russia and Italy, as well as in France, but on the other side of the Seine, the Pas-de-Calais, which the Germans thought the more likely invasion target.
(Extracted from Time ÔÇô June 6, 1994) ÔÇô O pronome demonstrativo “those” faz refer?¬ncia aos: e) Soldados russos, italianos e franceses.
002 [UNIRIO 1995 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Researchers at Ohio State have developed a way to speed up the growth of native shade trees ÔÇô and the local utility plans to help promote these saplings to homeowners.
(Popular Science ÔÇô October, 1994, p.39) ÔÇô A palavra THESE em “ÔÇªand the local utility plans to help promote these saplings to homeowners” refere-se a: e) costs.
003 [UFMG 1995 ÔÇô ADAPTED] PISCES 20 Feb. ÔÇô 20 March Every 200-odd years your fate becomes closely linked, for a while, to your neighboring sign Aquarius. This is one of those times ÔÇô so read their horoscope as well! ÔÇô THIS in refers to: e) urging.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 005 [PUCMG 2001 ÔÇô ADAPTED] I had just participated in a project that was to determine the minimum size of forest fragment necessary to save native species of animals and plants from extinction. With this information, scientists could then work to form preservation areas in the forest fragments left behind by cattle ranchers.
ÔÇô The word THIS refers to the: a) utilization of many valuable native species b) necessity of urgently saving birds from extinction c) size of the forest needed for wildlife reserves d) destruction of thousands of native species 006 [UNIFESP 2002 ÔÇô ADAPTED] The rise of molecular biology since the late 1950s has had the gradual and quite unforeseen effect of turning the eyes of medical scientists increasingly toward the basic mechanisms of life, rather than disease and death. Of course, this has always been the orientation of all non-medical biologists, studying growth, reproduction, nutrition or any of the other characteristics shared by all living things.
ÔÇô A palavra “this” refere-se a: 007 [UFAL 2000 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Assinale a letra correspondente ?á alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da senten?ºa apresentada: If you’re planning a trip abroad _____ summer, don’t let phrasebooks leave you tongue-tied.
a) a b) an c) the d) this e) that 008 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que corresponde ?á seq???¬ncia de pronomes que mais adequadamente completam a senten?ºa a seguir: _____ cat is sick because _____ ate _____ spoiled food over there.
a) Its; he; that b) Its; he; this c) His; its; this d) Its; it; that e) His; it; that 009 [UEL 1996] Mexicans can thank the peso crash for one thing: IT has forced them to confront the country’s deep-seated political problems. Disappointed with the ruling party, the PRI, they are demanding a truly First World government.
ÔÇô In the above text, IT refers to: 010 [UFMG 1995] LOVE AMONG THE LAUNDRY When Sally found a man’s striped sock curled among her clothes at the launderette she returned it to the tall dark young man with a shy smile. They met there every week for several months, then were seen no more. One of their wedding presents had been a washing machine.
(Molly Burnett) ÔÇô The word IT in ÔÇ£she returned it to the tall dark young manÔÇØ refers to: d) the laundry e) the machine.
011 [UNESP 1984] Assinale a alternativa correta: a) they b) his c) your d) we e) us 012 [UNESP 1989] Assinale a alternativa correta: _____ work in the field of engineering.
a) She b) They c) He d) Them e) It 013 [UFSC 1996 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Choose the GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT propositions to complete the blanks in the following sentence: _____ were working, when she _____.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa a) 01 + 04 + 16 + 32 = 53 b) 01 + 02 + 04 + 08 = 15 c) 01 + 04 + 08 + 16 = 29 d) 02 + 04 + 08 + 16 + 32 = 62 e) 02 + 08 + 32 = 42 014 [UFV 1996] The word THEY in the sentence ÔÇ£Personality questionnaires were sent out to more than 2000 men and women without prior selection; when THEY were returned, the birth dates were noted and the results were put through a computerÔÇØ, refers to: e) women.
015 [CESGRANRIO 1991] The pronoun IT in the sentence ÔÇ£When we eat something with sugar in it, particularly refined sugar, enzymes in the saliva in the mouth begin to work immediately to change that sugar into a type of carbohydrateÔÇØ refers to the word: e) refined sugar.
016 [CESGRANRIO 1993] Mark the option which completes the following sentences with the adequate pronouns: II. Everyone must feel happy with _____ working III. Working from home allows a mother to spend IV. If you have never tried to work at home, you cannot discuss _____ disadvantages.
017 [PUCPR 1997] Fill in the blanks of the text below with the appropriate pronouns: Dear Debbie, How are you? Lisa and I are having a marvelous holiday. We are really enjoying _____. We brought three tubes of suntan cream with _____ and we’ve used _____ all up already. Lisa is a bit annoyed because her suntan isn’t as good as _____.
a) ourselves ÔÇô we ÔÇô them ÔÇô mine b) ourselves ÔÇô us ÔÇô them ÔÇô mine c) us ÔÇô us ÔÇô they ÔÇô my d) us ÔÇô we ÔÇô themselves ÔÇô mine e) ourselves ÔÇô ourselves ÔÇô they ÔÇô my 018 [UNESP 1998] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente cada lacuna da frase adiante: Do you think _____ is as experienced as _____?
a) her ÔÇô I b) him ÔÇô she c) she ÔÇô I d) myself ÔÇô we e) they ÔÇô him 019 [FEI 1997] Stay with _____ while I drive _____ car.
a) I ÔÇô your b) she ÔÇô you c) me ÔÇô your d) me ÔÇô yours e) her ÔÇô yours 020 [UECE 1998] Em “It was HER sister Josephine who told HER”, os voc?íbulos em mai??sculo classificam-se respectivamente como: a) pronome adjetivo/pronome objeto b) pronome substantivo/pronome sujeito c) pronome adjetivo/pronome sujeito d) pronome substantivo/pronome objeto 021 [UNESP 2001] As a tool, the computer assists _____ to perform a lot of activities.
a) we b) us c) ourselves d) they e) to us 022 [UEL 2001 ÔÇô ADAPTED] “A Chinese employee at Motorola complained that the company had been cheated when it bought numbers wholesale for its own staff, because IT was given numbers that all ended in 4 (e.g. 54-7424), which means death.” ÔÇô The capital word IT in the sentence above refers to: e) death.
023 [PUCSP 2002 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Na frase “Women now become doctors at nearly the same rate as men, but they become physicians, not surgeons”, o pronome they refere-se a: e) women.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 024 [JFS 2000] Dadas as senten?ºas: I. THE TITANIC sank in the beginning of the XX II. THE BABY OF OUR UPSTAIRS NEIGHBORS is crying Everybody enjoys seeing him.
ÔÇô A alternativa que possui os pronomes que substituem corretamente os termos em destaque ?®: a) It ÔÇô She ÔÇô It b) It ÔÇô She ÔÇô He c) He ÔÇô She ÔÇô He d) She ÔÇô He ÔÇô He e) She ÔÇô It ÔÇô He 025 [UFV 2001] In the sentence “Please give us the intelligence to save what is left of our environment”, the pronouns us and our relate to: e) you.
026 [PUCPR 2001] II. His uncle gave _____ the money to set up his new III. It was kind of you to let me borrow _____ IV. She ignored _____ father’s warning and jumped V. Just a minute, I’m going to hang _____ jacket in the wardrobe.
a) I. me; II. him; III. your; IV. her; V. my b) I. them; II. her; III. your; IV. her; V. your c) I. him; II. them; III. his; IV. its; V. mine d) I. her; II. us; III. their; IV. our; V. yours e) I. us; II. his; III. her; IV. his; V. him 027 [UFRN 2000 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Portugal gave her people, her religion, her language, her building and decorative arts, her culture and habits, to Brazil, to West and East Africa, to the Red Sea, to India and Sri Lanka, to China and Japan, to the East Indies.
ÔÇô No texto acima, o voc?íbulo “her” ocorre cinco vezes e, em todas essas situa?º?Áes, refere-se a: d) Portugal.
028 [UFAL 1999 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Between 1950 and 1960, Japanese manufacturing output grew at an average annual rate of 16.7 per cent and _____ GNP (Gross National Product) at about 10 per cent.
ÔÇô Preencha corretamente a lacuna do texto: a) theirs b) our c) it d) ours e) its 029 [UFSM 2002 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Stars do it. Sports do it. Judges in the highest courts do it. Let’s do it: that yoga thing.
030 [PUCSP 2006 ÔÇô ADAPTED] When the Portuguese arrived in Brazil five centuries ago, they encountered a fundamental problem: the indigenous peoples they conquered spoke more than 700 languages. Rising to the challenge, the Jesuit priests accompanying them concocted a mixture of Indian, Portuguese and African words they called “l?¡ngua geral,” or the “general language,” and imposed it on their colonial subjects.
Adaptado do site www.nytimes.com ÔÇô No texto acima, palavra “THEM” refere-se a: e) portugueses.
031 [UNESP 1995] Assinale a alternativa que preenche a lacuna da frase a seguir corretamente: They saw men and women talking to _____ own hearts.
a) his b) her c) them d) they e) their 032 [PUCCAMP 1992] Peter L. Berger, one of America’s most important sociologists, exhorts politicians to operate with “the ethic of responsibility” (borrowing a phrase from Max Weber) and consider the moral consequences of their actions.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa ÔÇô In the text, the pronoun “their” refers to: e) actions.
033 [UNESP 1983] Assinale a alternativa correta: That sports car is very expensive. The car dealer told me that _____ price is 10,000 dollars.
a) her b) his c) its d) their e) hers 034 [UNESP 1983] Assinale a alternativa correta: I have met that girl before, but I can’t remember _____ name.
a) her b) his c) your d) its e) yours 035 [UNESP 1984] Assinale a alternativa correta: Peter brought his dogs and I brought _____.
a) my b) your c) mine d) the mine e) our 036 [UNESP 1985] Assinale a alternativa correta: This dictionary is in _____ fourth edition.
a) his b) her c) its d) it’s e) their 037 [UNESP 1986] Assinale a alternativa correta: _____ team did.
a) Theirs b) They c) Their d) Them e) Yours 038 [UNESP 1996] He said he was going to pass _____ exam.
a) his b) her c) its d) their e) our 039 [FAAP 1997] Assinale a alternativa correta: His niece has _____ meals in town.
a) her b) their c) your d) his e) yours 040 [CESGRANRIO 1991] Mark the option that contains the appropriate pronouns to complete the sentences below: The bacteria found (V) way to the stomach.
a) (I) their, (II) its, (III) his, (IV) his, (V) their b) (I) its, (II) their, (III) its, (IV) his, (V) its c) (I) their, (II) its, (III) her, (IV) her, (V) his d) (I) his, (II) their, (III) his, (IV) her, (V) their e) (I) their, (II) his, (III) their, (IV) its, (V) her 041 [PUCPR 1996] Choose the alternative that best completes the dialogue below: Bob: Do you always get good marks on _____ James: Yes, I do. I guess it’s because I do _____ James: Yes. She’s very bright and enjoys studying very much.
a) yours ÔÇô my ÔÇô his b) you ÔÇô my ÔÇô hers c) your ÔÇô me ÔÇô your d) your ÔÇô mine ÔÇô yours e) your ÔÇô my ÔÇô her 042 [ITA 1997 ÔÇô ADAPTED] The computer giant IBM has offered $1.1 million (730.000 pounds) for a chess rematch between Garry Kasparov and ITS super-computer, Deep Blue.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 043 [UFRS 1996] The phrase “a book of mine” could be replaced by: e) one of my books.
044 [UDESC 1997] Complete the sentence with the CORRECT alternative: – They are _____ shoes. They belong to _____. They are _____.
a) their ÔÇô them ÔÇô theirs b) yours ÔÇô you ÔÇô your c) his ÔÇô he ÔÇô him d) our ÔÇô us ÔÇô ourself e) hers ÔÇô she ÔÇô hers 045 [UNESP 1999] In some cities people do not pay for _____ tickets.
a) them b) his c) our d) her e) their 046 [ITA 1999] “You can kill 10 of my men for every one I kill of _____, yet even at those odds, you will lose and I will win.” ÔÇô A lacuna encontrada na frase acima deve ser preenchida por: e) your.
047 [UNESP 2004] Nas ora?º?Áes ÔÇô ÔÇ£Your click on the Fund Free Mammograms button helps fund free mammogramsÔÇØ e ÔÇ£The National Cancer Institute and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommend that women in their forties and older have mammograms every one to two yearsÔÇØ, os adjetivos possessivos YOUR e THEIR referem-se, respectivamente: e) ao bot?úo e ?ás mulheres.
048 [UFPE 1996 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Read the following sentence: ÔÇô The correct choice to fill in the blank space is: e) herself.
049 [UNESP 1997] a) other each b) each other c) one other d) other one e) another each 050 [PUCPR 2007] Lucy hates John and John hates Lucy. Lucy and John hate _____.
a) themselves b) itself c) each other d) herself e) himself 051 [UEL 1994] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase a seguir: Here is some money. Go and buy _____ some decent clothes.
a) myself b) herself c) themselves d) himself e) yourself 052 [UNESP 1988] Assinale a alternativa correta: People should know about _____.
a) yourself b) herself c) himself d) themselves e) yourselves 053 [UNESP 1996] You can do that _____.
a) myself b) himself c) herself d) yourself e) ourselves 054 [FAAP 1997] Assinale a alternativa correta: I took my husband to the airport _____.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 055 [FAAP 1997] Assinale a alternativa correta para preencher o espa?ºo na senten?ºa a seguir: Mr. Dean’s secretary was ill yesterday, so he had to type the letters _____.
a) yourself b) themself c) himself d) herself e) itself 056 [UECE 1996] Choose the incorrect alternative: d) I locked myself out of the house.
057 [UNESP 2000] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase apresentada: Catherine is making _____ a dress.
a) to him b) to her c) himself d) herself e) they 058 [UFV 2000] In the sentence “We look for answers within OURSELVES”, the capital word has a meaning related to: e) her.
059 [UERJ 2006] Reflexive pronouns have two distinct uses: basic and emphatic.
ÔÇô The reflexive pronoun used emphatically is found in the option: c) The enforcement of the law itself is a form of peaceful d) Our end is a community at peace with itself.
060 [PUCRS 2008 ÔÇô ADAPTED] The pronoun “themselves” in the sentence ÔÇ£the things themselves had existed from the beginning of the worldÔÇØ is used: e) as a personal pronoun.
061 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que corresponde ?á denomina?º?úo do pronome, em destaque, a seguir: ANY day is a good day for walking.
062 [UEL 1994] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase a seguir: – “Why didn’t you buy that sweater? It was such a good offer!” – “Because I didn’t have _____ money on me.” a) a b) no c) any d) some e) none 063 [UNESP 1985] Assinale a alternativa correta: Those organisms pose _____ danger to human life.
a) any b) none c) no d) not e) no one 064 [UNESP 1986] Assinale a alternativa correta: _____ said she is right.
a) Somebody b) Anybody c) Anyone d) Something e) Anything 065 [UNESP 1987] Assinale a alternativa correta: Would _____ like to hear music tonight?
a) somebody b) someone c) anything d) anyone e) something 066 [JFS 2008] I do not want to stay home tonight. I want to go _____.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 067 [FUVEST 1997] Choose another way of saying “There isn’t anything really like that”: e) There are a few things really like that.
068 [UEL 1997 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Assinale a alternativa correta: Despite this violent activity, poltergeists in fact never hurt _____.
a) something b) nothing c) none d) nobody e) anybody 069 [UEL 1997] I will _____ longer stand his bad manners.
a) no b) very c) too d) much e) many 070 [UFRS 1997] Only about 160,000 red squirrels remain, against an onslaught of some 2.5 million grays.
ÔÇô A palavra SOME poderia ser substitu?¡da sem altera?º?úo do sentido por: e) average.
071 [FEI 1997] Complete o di?ílogo: – “Would you like _____ apples?” – “No, thank you, I don’t want _____ apple.” – “And you?” – “Yes, I’d like _____.” a) some ÔÇô any ÔÇô any b) an ÔÇô any ÔÇô no c) any ÔÇô no ÔÇô some d) some ÔÇô any ÔÇô some e) an ÔÇô some ÔÇô any 072 [FATEC 1999] Escolha a alternativa que mant?®m o mesmo significado de “NO ONE” em “no one passes or fails a TOEFL”: e) Someone.
073 [ITA 1999 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Hardly _____ took Louis Frank seriously when he first proposed, more than 10 years ago, that Earth was being bombarded by cosmic snowballs at the rate of as many as 30 a minute.
ÔÇô A lacuna encontrada na 1?¬ linha do texto deve ser preenchida por: e) nobody.
074 [PUCRIO 2002] ÔÇô Mark the sentence which must be completed with “anywhere”: b) The dangerous dog was approaching but there was _____ e) Have you seen my glasses? I’ve looked _____ for them.
075 [UFRRJ 1998] The sentence “there aren’t any elephants here” in the affirmative form is: e) there are a lots of elephants here.
076 [UFRS 2002] A express?úo HARDLY ANY em ÔÇ£He was a big, beefy man with hardly any neckÔÇØ poderia ser traduzida por: e) especialmente longo.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 077 [PUCPR 2003] Put in the missing words: V. _____ knows it’s wrong.
Somebody Everybody Everybody Everyone Somebody 078 [UNESP 2004] Eating disorders _____ class, cultural, or gender boundaries. Therefore, they can affect _____.
079 [UEL 1998] Assinale, a letra correspondente ?á alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas da frase apresentada: Here is a riddle for you: Which hand should you stir _____. You should use a spoon.
a) Both b) Either c) All d) Neither e) No one 080 [MACKENZIE 1998] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: Being considerate means thinking about _____, not only about yourself.
a) the others b) others c) another d) the other e) every other 081 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the sentence: Vote for _____ candidate you like.
a) wherever b) whenever c) whoever d) whomever e) whichever 082 [UNESP 2000] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase apresentada: _____ finds the money may keep it.
a) Who he b) Whom c) Whose d) Whomever e) Whoever 083 [UFRS 2000 ÔÇô ADAPTED] The expression “whatever it likes” in the text below could be translated as: The screenplay (ÔÇª) dares to imagine whatever it likes about the link between Shakespeare’s artistic passions and his mad yearning for a certain aristocratic beauty.
084 [MACKENZIE 2000] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: I’m a person _____ technical knowledge of computer will impress _____.
a) who ÔÇô everyone b) which ÔÇô someone c) for whom ÔÇô nobody d) whom ÔÇô everybody e) whose ÔÇô anyone 085 [UFSM 2002] Assinale a alternativa que melhor completa corretamente as lacunas em: Those _____ marriage ends generally suffer from depression.
a) any ÔÇô who b) nobody ÔÇô whose c) no ÔÇô whose d) nobody ÔÇô who e) any ÔÇô which 086 [UFSM 2003] Assinale a alternativa que completa corretamente as lacunas na frase: _____ campaign _____ benefits children education is worth doing.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 087 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que corresponde ao referente do pronome relativo em destaque a seguir: Both research and commercial perspectives are considered, making the event essential for all researchers, designers and manufacturers WHO need to keep abreast of developments in HCI.
a) research and commercial perspectives b) developments in HCI c) interface design, user modelling, tools, hypertext, CSCW, and programming d) recent trends and issues e) all researchers, designers and manufacturers 088 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que corresponde ao referente do pronome relativo em destaque a seguir: Since then, microchips, satellites and nuclear power have become realities THAT define everyday life.
a) every day b) life c) intellectuals d) realities e) scientists 089 [CESGRANRIO 1994] WHERE in “They are limited to texts where the possibilities of linguistic error are minimal” could be replaced by: e) whereby.
090 [CESGRANRIO 1995] The pronoun WHO is used in “To help anxious shopaholics, who often wind up with major financial and personal difficulties, researchers at several universities in the United Mark the option in which WHO and THAT are interchangeable: b) The hospital _____ your father recommended is now e) I met your doctor, but he didn’t know _____ I was.
091 [UNIRIO 1995 ÔÇô ADAPTED] To make spending time outdoors safer, a company called Frogskin, Inc., located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is marketing a line of clothing called Frogware THAT, wet or dry, protects the user from the damaging ÔÇô The word THAT can be replaced with: e) whichever.
092 [UNESP 1986] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase apresentada: That is the one _____ I always use.
a) whose b) who c) what d) which e) whom 093 [UNESP 1990] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase apresentada: The doctor to _____ Mrs. Jones went told her to eat less.
a) where b) what c) whose d) who e) whom 094 [CESGRANRIO 1990] In “Men don’t often have the lump-in-the-throat feeling that many women experience”, the pronoun THAT could be replaced by: e) which.
095 [CESGRANRIO 1991] In the sentence “This same syndrome is reflected in the models who are shown in current advertising”, the relative pronoun WHO could be replaced by THAT. The item in which the relative WHO could NOT be replaced by THAT is: d) Some advertisements show models who are quite exotic- e) One of the boys who visited us yesterday is a model.
096 [CESGRANRIO 1993] In the sentence “it’s time to meet people who work from their homes”, the pronoun WHO can be replaced by THAT.
ÔÇô Mark the option that can only be completed with the relative pronoun WHO: b) My brother, _____ works as a consultant, makes much c) Would you like to work with bosses _____ are d) Employees _____ work from home part of the time are e) The tele-commuter to _____ I was introduced yesterday is Asian.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 097 [FEI 1996] Escolha a alternativa correta para completar a frase a seguir: It was Eiffel _____ constructed the metal framework.
a) whom b) which c) whose d) why e) who 098 [PUCPR 1996] Fill in with a relative pronoun: The flower exhibit ______ was held in the Botanical Garden in Curitiba, last September, showed beautiful orchids from all over the world.
ÔÇô Mark the correct option: a) that b) whose c) whom d) where e) who 099 [PUCPR 1997] Insert the appropriate relative pronoun: Gossips, to _____ you should pay no attention, is a Dr. Smith, _____ car is outside, has come to see a This is my Uncle John, _____ you have heard so much about.
a) which, whose, who, whom b) that, whose, whom, which c) which, whom, that, who d) whom, whose, that, whom e) that, whom, who, which 100 [MACKENZIE 1997] Os per?¡odos simples provenientes do composto SHE WAS A GIRL WHOM IT WAS DIFFICULT TO KNOW WELL s?úo: e) She was a girl. It was difficult to know whom well.
101 [FEI 1997] Complete: My neighbor, _____ is very beautiful, was here this morning.
a) which b) whose c) who d) when e) what 102 [CESGRANRIO 1997] Mark the sentence that can only be completed with WHOSE, the relative pronoun: d) AIDS, _____ kills thousands of people, hasn’t been wiped e) I don’t like people _____ lose their tempers easily.
103 [PUCPR 1998] Choose the right alternative to complete the spaces: I. George Washington, _____ became president of the II. In Norway, _____ is a Baltic country, you can see III. Melanie Griffith, with _____ Antonio Banderas got IV. Bernard Shaw, _____ books were known in all the V. Le Corbusier, about _____ we are learning now, was a famous modernist architect.
a) whose ÔÇô that ÔÇô which ÔÇô who ÔÇô whose b) whom ÔÇô which ÔÇô that ÔÇô whose ÔÇô whom c) who ÔÇô which ÔÇô whom ÔÇô whose ÔÇô whom d) which ÔÇô whom ÔÇô who ÔÇô whom ÔÇô which e) that ÔÇô who ÔÇô whose ÔÇô which ÔÇô who 104 [MACKENZIE 1999] Choose the correct alternative: a) Caetano Veloso’s, who latest CD, I bought last week, is b) Caetano Veloso’s latest CD, which I bought last week, is c) Caetano Veloso’s latest CD whom is wonderful I bought last d) Caetano Veloso, which is wonderful, I bought last week e) Caetano Veloso’s latest CD, whose I bought last week, is wonderful.
105 [UNIOESTE 1999 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Assinale a(s) alternativa(s) na(s) qual(is) os pronomes that, who e which est?úo utilizados corretamente: ( ) Athletes are basically the consumers who are going to ( ) Jui2ce is a juice that offers a series of benefits to your ( ) Young people that usually drink the Jui2ce say it is ( ) Jui2ce has beta-carotene, who is said to be excellent for health.
a) V F V F F F b) V F V F V V c) V V V F F V d) V V F F V F e) V V V F V F
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 106 [FATEC 2002] O pronome “which” em “Many mobile phone operating companies would rather give out new handsets than see their clients defect to rival services, which often try to lure customers by offering the latest mobile phones free for switching services” refere-se a: e) mobile phone operating companies.
107 [JFS 2010] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: In his last book, the author decided to talk about the people and the places _____ he loved.
a) who b) whom c) which d) that e) whose 108 [UFRRJ 2000 ÔÇô ADAPTED] In the passage “I have learned there are large numbers of Americans (maybe not the majority) who are passionate about, or at least interested in, shaping their lives to be humane, individual, socially tolerant and contributing, and spiritual by some definition.” the word WHO could be replaced by: e) the word cannot be replaced.
109 [UFRRJ 2000 ÔÇô ADAPTED] In the sentence “about 20% of lung-cancer patients are found to have a tumor WHOSE biological characteristics and small size give them a good chance of being cured if the malignant growth is surgically removed”, the capital word refers to: a) patients e) about 20%.
110 [UFV/PASES 2000] Complete the sentence with the appropriate relative pronoun: Don Pedro, _____ was one of the visitors, was also very impressed with Bell’s invention.
a) who b) whose c) when d) where e) which 111 [PUCPR 2003] Supply the sentences with the correct alternative: I. This is the hardest problem _____ I have ever had II. A doctor, _____ patients trust him, has great III. Vesuvius, _____ is a lofty volcano, overlooks the V. There’s something _____ I must tell you in confidence.
a) I. that; II. which; III. what; IV. who; V. that b) I. which; II. whose; III. that; IV. whose; V. which c) I. that; II. whose; III. which; IV. who; V. that d) I. what; II. who; III. which; IV. that; V. what e) I. that; II. whose; III. what; IV. which; V. that 112 [UNESP 2003] Children who are exposed to TV can learn _____ ideas may be taken away from it.
a) whoever b) whom c) who d) which e) where 113 [UFRRJ 2003 ÔÇô ADAPTED] In the sentence ÔÇ£Under a microscope you can see the bacteria that lives in your gums. It’s called gram-negative bacteria and it produces a toxin or poison that destroys the bones around your teethÔÇØ, the underlined word can be replaced by: e) what.
114 [ITA 2006] ÔÇô “A man named”, no primeiro quadrinho, ?® equivalente a: e) a man that is name.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 115 [PUCRIO 2006 ÔÇô ADAPTED] In the expression “One-third of the youngest children in the United States ÔÇô babies through age 6 ÔÇô live in homes where the television is on almost all the time”, “where” could be rephrased CORRECTLY with: a) Live in homes in which the television is on almost all the e) Live in homes in that the television is on almost all the time.
116 [UECE 2007] In the sentences: “Gold’s novel was also the start of the ‘Jewish-American’ novel, WHICH BECAME AN IMPORTANT TYPE OF LITERATURE IN THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES. Gold describes the failure of the ‘American Dream’ for those WHO HAD LEFT EUROPE LOOKING FOR A NEW AND BETTER LIFE”, the parts in CAPITAL LETTERS are, respectively: d) non-defining adjective clause and non-defining adjective clause.
117 [UECE 2008] The sentence: “The mimetic theory was dominant for centuries, only falling into disfavor in the late 18th century with the rise of Romanticism, which took poetry to be essentially an expression of personal feeling” contains a/an: d) defining relative clause.
118 [UECE 2008] The sentence: “the texts that make up English literature are a part and a product of the English language and cannot be separated from it” contains a/an: d) noun clause.
119 [UECE 2008] The writer I am talking about is the one: 120 [UNIFESP 2008] No trecho: “Some soy plantations in central Brazil are being transformed to sugarcane ethanol operations and environmentalists say that could lead soy farmers to move into the Amazon for their crop, which is also in high demand worldwide, particularly from China” ÔÇô a palavra “which” refere-se: e) ?á China.
121 [JFS 2000] Complete: – Henry is a scientist _____ wants to know how – The thief _____ stole my wallet must be mad now. It – These precious moments _____ you are living now – The woman about _____ we were talking is an expert on Astronomy.
a) that ÔÇô who ÔÇô * ÔÇô which ÔÇô whom b) who ÔÇô * ÔÇô that ÔÇô which ÔÇô who c) who ÔÇô that ÔÇô which ÔÇô whose ÔÇô whom d) who ÔÇô that ÔÇô whose ÔÇô which ÔÇô whom e) who ÔÇô that ÔÇô which ÔÇô of which ÔÇô who 122 [JFS 2000] O pronome _____ completa corretamente a senten?ºa abaixo e, sintaticamente, ?® classificado como _____.
A coward is one _____ thinks with his legs every time a) who ÔÇô objeto b) who ÔÇô sujeito c) whom ÔÇô sujeito d) that ÔÇô objeto e) which ÔÇô sujeito 123 [JFS 2002] Those firemen, _____ saved the little girl from the fire, are local heroes.
a) who b) that c) whom d) which e) a e b est?úo corretas 124 [UFPE 2007 ÔÇô ADAPTED] The word “THAT”, in: “the United Nations reported THAT of the 41 countries it monitors”; and in: “because THAT might jeopardize their economic growth”, and in: “costly mandates and controls THAT harm the economy”: ( ) functions as a demonstrative pronoun in the second ( ) is a relative pronoun in the last example and refers only to controls.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 125 [UERJ 2005 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Pronouns may have different functions according to the contexts where they occur. The use of the pronoun THAT establishing reference to the previous content of the sentence is found in: a) That is a magical and mutually rewarding form of love b) A battle scar, a light limp, hair that is an untamable mass of curls, or any other minor flaw will make the character more c) What could be more fulfilling than a book that caresses the d) A romance novel that combines those elements will seduce the reader from the first chapter to the last.
126 [UNESP 1992] Assinale a pergunta correta para a resposta apresentada a seguir: For two weeks.
127 [UNESP 1993] Assinale a alternativa correta: a) When b) Who c) Whose d) Where e) How many 128 [FUVEST 1996] Choose the question for the statement: ‘Plague also cropped up in 1994, in India': e) Why did plague crop up in India?
129 [CESGRANRIO 1995] “A compulsive shopper told a researcher that she could never go to a supermarket and buy just one bottle of milk”. Mark the question to which this sentence is an answer: d) Why has a compulsive shopper told a researcher about her e) How has a compulsive shopper told a researcher her routine?
130 [FUVEST 1977] Qual a pergunta que segue a afirma?º?úo “I know that you are the winner”?
131 [UNESP 1983] Assinale a alternativa correta: – These blue jeans are mine. _____ are those on the – They’re Peter’s.
a) Which b) What c) Where d) Whom e) Whose 132 [UNESP 1983] Assinale a alternativa correta: Do you know _____?
a) where your brother bought that car b) where did your brother buy that car c) where does your brother buy that car d) where will your brother buy that car e) where has your brother bought that car 133 [UNESP 1984] Assinale a alternativa correta: e) What did Columbus discovered?
134 [UNESP 1985] Assinale a alternativa correta: a) how much does a box of matches cost b) how much a box of matches costs c) how much did a box of matches cost d) how much has a box of matches cost e) how much costs a box of matches 135 [UNESP 1999] _____ people _____ in Bras?¡lia?
a) How many ÔÇô are there b) How much ÔÇô are there c) What many ÔÇô was there d) What many ÔÇô were there e) How many million ÔÇô was there 136 [UNESP 1999] _____ farm is that large one? It is _____.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 137 [PUCPR 1996] Choose the alternative that best completes the dialogue below: Mr. Wilson is applying for a job. Right now, he is being interviewed by Mrs. Taylor, head of the personnel Mr. Wilson: Through the ad you put in the newspaper.
a) How ÔÇô Where ÔÇô Why ÔÇô Who b) What ÔÇô Where ÔÇô How ÔÇô Why c) Who ÔÇô How ÔÇô Where ÔÇô When d) What ÔÇô Where ÔÇô When ÔÇô How e) What ÔÇô Who ÔÇô When ÔÇô How 138 [CESGRANRIO 1994 ÔÇô ADAPTED] A new telephone system translates words and phrases from English into other languages. Mark the item which contains a suitable English equivalent for the following Portuguese phrases that may be part of a telephone conversation: I. “Como vai voc?¬?” II. “Quem est?í falando?” III. “Ele n?úo est?í. Quer deixar recado?” a) (I) How do you do? ÔÇô (II) What’s your name? ÔÇô (III) He’s c) (I) How are you? ÔÇô (II) Who’s this? ÔÇô (III) He’s not in. Do d) (I) Are you okay? ÔÇô (II) Who are you? ÔÇô (III) He left. Do e) (I) What’s up? ÔÇô (II) Who’s talking? ÔÇô (III) He’s not here right now. Would you like to leave a message?
139 [CESGRANRIO 1994] “The new telephone can deal with ‘hello’ and other words well enough.” This sentence contains the answer to all question below EXCEPT one. Mark it: c) How can the new telephone deal with “hello” and other e) Which words can the new telephone deal with well enough?
140 [UFV 2000 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Match the QUESTION WORDS with the appropriate sentences. All question words must be used: a) Where b) How c) Which d) What e) Why f) Who ( ) … was he doing when the lights went off?
a) C ÔÇô B ÔÇô E ÔÇô A ÔÇô F ÔÇô D b) C ÔÇô E ÔÇô B ÔÇô F ÔÇô A ÔÇô D c) C ÔÇô E ÔÇô B ÔÇô A ÔÇô F ÔÇô D d) E ÔÇô C ÔÇô B ÔÇô A ÔÇô F ÔÇô D e) E ÔÇô C ÔÇô B ÔÇô A ÔÇô D ÔÇô F 141 [FUVEST 2000] Choose the question for the statement: “the Sydney delegates promised that theirs would be the most environmentally- friendly Games ever”: a) Whose Games the Sydney delegates promised that would b) Who did the Sydney delegates promise that would be the c) Who did promise that theirs would be the most d) Whose Games did the Sydney delegates promise that e) Which Games the Sydney delegates promised that would be the most environmentally-friendly Games ever?
142 [PUCPR 2001] Fill in the blanks below, choosing the best alternative: I. _____ knows how to speak decent French to talk to III. _____ can I take the subway to the Guggenhein V. _____ will your sister travel to London?
a) I. Who; II. How; III. Where; IV. Which; V. When b) I. Whose; II. Who; III. How; IV. What; V. Why c) I. Which; II. Why; III. When; IV. How; V. Whose d) I. Whom; II. What; III. Which; IV. Where; V. How e) I. How; II. When; III. What; IV. Why; V. Where 143 [PUCPR 2007] We don’t know with _____ he was talking on the phone.
a) that b) whom c) what d) which e) whose 144 [UEL 1996] Nesta quest?úo uma certa situa?º?úo ?® sugerida. Assinale a alternativa mais adequada para a situa?º?úo: – _____.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 145 [JFS 2000] Complete corretamente a senten?ºa abaixo: _____ course do you think is the best one of this university?
a) What b) Whose c) How d) Which e) Why 146 [PUCPR 1999] Relate the numbers given to the pronouns:
a) 1. Whose, 2. Who, 3. Why, 4. How, 5. Who b) 1. Who, 2. Which, 3. What, 4. Why, 5. How c) 1. What, 2. Whose, 3. What, 4. Why, 5. What d) 1. Which, 2. Who, 3. How, 4. What, 5. How e) 1. Who, 2. Whose, 3. What, 4. Why, 5. How 147 [UFRS 2006] Em quais das frases a seguir o pronome WHAT ?® usado corretamente?
I. What impresses the visitor about Seattle is its II. What time does the ferry boat leave for Bainbrigde III. Seattle offered plentiful resources, what attracted Arthur Denny’s clan.
ÔÇ£It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.ÔÇØ Anatole France ? Quantifiers 001 [UEL 1996 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Assinale a letra correspondente ?á alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas da frase apresentada: “Did you like the film?” “No, not very _____.” “_____ was wrong with it?” “The actors were good but the story was too sentimental.” a) much ÔÇô What b) many ÔÇô Why c) few ÔÇô When d) little ÔÇô How e) so ÔÇô Where 002 [UNESP 1991] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas da frase a seguir: Do politicians work _____ and earn _____ money?
a) little ÔÇô many b) very ÔÇô much c) much ÔÇô few d) little ÔÇô much e) hard ÔÇô many 003 [UNESP 1993] Assinale a alternativa correta: It is not easy to learn a foreign language. It requires _____ years of study.
a) many b) much c) little d) lot of e) any 004 [FUVEST 1979] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas: Give me _____ tea with _____ sugar.
a) many ÔÇô much b) some ÔÇô a lot of c) short ÔÇô many d) bit ÔÇô a lot of e) some ÔÇô many 005 [MACKENZIE 1996] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentences: III. Who has _____ friends than John? Nobody I IV. Only _____ people came to the party yesterday. It was boring! V. I have _____ time to stay with my family nowadays.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa a) I. less; II. little; III. lesser; IV. a few; V. few b) I. some; II. a little; III. few; IV. little; V. lesser c) I. a little; II. little; III. fewer; IV. few; V. less d) I. little; II. a little; III. less; IV. a few; V. least e) I. few; II. less; III. least; IV. little; V. more 006 [UFPR 1992] _____ of our history and the lives of _____ of our great men and women are recreated by the movies.
ÔÇô Choose the alternative(s) that can complete the sentence above correctly: 01) much ÔÇô much 02) much ÔÇô many 04) many ÔÇô much 08) a lot ÔÇô a lot 16) a lot ÔÇô much 32) a lot ÔÇô many a) 02 + 08 + 16 + 32 = 58 b) 01 + 04 + 08 + 32 = 45 c) 02 + 04 + 08 + 16 = 30 d) 01 + 02 + 32 = 35 e) 02 + 08 + 32 = 42 007 [UNESP 1990] Assinale a alternativa correta: How _____ shoes are there in the shop windows?
a) much b) many c) few d) a few e) a lot of 008 [CESGRANRIO 1990] Which of the following sentences can be completed with the word MANY as in “the laser has many applications”?
a) The laser beam is being used by _____ telephone b) The laser beam has caused _____ advance in various c) Science has gained _____ from the latest applications of d) _____ effort has resulted in significant technological e) Scientists have devoted _____ time to research in the field of communication.
009 [ITA 1998] Assinale a op?º?úo cuja frase esteja gramaticalmente correta: e) There was less people at the party than Mary expected.
010 [UNESP 1998] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase adiante: Must you always make so _____ noise?
a) much b) many c) most d) few e) less 011 [CESGRANRIO 1997] The item that presents, respectively, a synonym for BUT and the opposite of MUCH in “but there is much to be gained” is: a) nevertheless ÔÇô anything b) even though ÔÇô a few c) besides ÔÇô a little d) however ÔÇô few e) yet ÔÇô little 012 [CESGRANRIO 1999] The following sentences should be completed with FEW or LITTLE: II. To our surprise, changes in foreign policy were III. That school is so expensive that only _____ IV. That crane can lift objects weighing a _____ V. We had _____ chance of success.
ÔÇô The sentence which must be completed which FEW are: 013 [UFRS 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Na senten?ºa ÔÇ£the Tamagotchi is a Keychain-size plastic egg that houses a small LCD in which `lives’ a creature that you nurture by pushing a variety of buttonsÔÇØ, a express?úo “a variety of buttons” significa o mesmo que: e) too many buttons.
014 [UFRS 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] These pioneers began a revolution that has culminated in a firmly established belief among most American employers that women can do the job ÔÇô any job ÔÇô as well as men. Many thought that day would never come.
ÔÇô Na frase “Many thought that day would never come”, a palavra mais adequada para completar o sentido de many ?®: e) discrimination.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 015 [UEL 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] When the first men arrived in Samoa they found blind men who could see well _____ to describe things in detail just by holding their hands over objects. In France, just after the First World War, Jules Romain tested hundreds of blind people, and found a _____ He narrowed their photosensitivity down to the nose or in the fingertips.
ÔÇô Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente as lacunas do texto: a) so ÔÇô some b) very ÔÇô any c) enough ÔÇô few d) little ÔÇô one e) less ÔÇô plenty 016 [MACKENZIE 1998] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentences: A: I don’t like strogonoff. Would you like (I) pizza B: Oh no! Let’s buy (II) loaves of bread and make A: But we have (III) time to do that. We’re late for B: Alright, but we’ve got (IV) ham and (V) hot dogs.
a) I. a little; II. a few; III. very little; IV. only a little; V. few b) I. only a little; II. many; III. very little; IV. a few; V. any c) I. few; II. very few; III. more; IV. little; V. some d) I. very little; II. only a few; III. many; IV. a few; V. more e) I. little; II. much; III. few; IV. a few; V. very little 017 [UFPE 1998 ÔÇô ADAPTED] Identify the equivalent phrases to the one which is in capital word: Not since the O.J. Simpson criminal trial have SO MANY Americans been discussing one single issue.
(0) such a small number of (1) such a large number of (2) such a few (3) such a considerable number of (4) such a fair number of a) F V F V F b) F V F V V c) F F F V V d) V V V F V e) V V F V F 018 [UFSM 1999] A express?úo “a few numbers”, em “the new phones can be programmed to dial only a few numbers”, indica: e) n??mero incompleto.
019 [UFV 2000] In the sentence “MANY thinkers have tried to give us answers,” the capital word has a meaning close to: e) much.
020 [FATEC 2002] Assinale a alternativa que apresenta o uso gramatical correto de “there is”: e) There is much anger among people in New York.
021 [UFSM 2001] Em “A LOT OF these goods”, a express?úo em mai??sculo pode ser substitu?¡da, sem altera?º?úo do sentido, por: b) a few of c) more of e) much of.
022 [PUCPR 2000] Mark the correct alternative to fill the gaps of the dialogue below: AT THE SUPERMARKET…
Wife: No, we don’t. We have got (IV) apples. But we a) I. some; II. much; III. any; IV. few; V. many; VI. little b) I. much; II. any; III. many; IV. too much; V. few; VI. few c) I. few; II. some; III. little; IV. many; V. little; VI. little d) I. any; II. much; III. some; IV. many; V. few; VI. little e) I. few; II. many; III. few; IV. no; V. much; VI. many 023 [UNESP 1997] I have a _____ friends.
a) ten b) few c) some d) many e) several 024 [CESGRANRIO 1997] LAUGHTER is an uncountable noun. Mark the sentence below that shows the correct usage of countable and uncountable nouns: e) My mother is in very good health.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 025 [CESGRANRIO 1995] LITTLE is used in “There is still very little known about compulsive spenders”. Check the item in which it must also be used to complete the sentence meaningfully.
b) Many adults are compulsive spenders, but very _____ c) Researchers are willing to spend _____ thousand dollars to d) As the famous psychiatrist was talking about compulsive e) Apparently, changes in the treatment recommended to obsessive shoppers were very _____.
026 [AFA 2007] ÔÇ£Only a relatively small amount of heat is lost through the windowsÔÇØ. The boldfaced expression in the sentence can only be substituted for: d) a little.
027 [AFA 2007] In the sentence ÔÇ£Two little mice and two little men live in a labyrinth searching for some cheeseÔÇØ, the word little can only be substituted for _____ and refers to the _____.
a) small ÔÇô emphatic opinion given by the author to the c) brief ÔÇô height of them d) short ÔÇô the lack of importance showed by the author 028 [EFOMM 1994] Tom takes _____ luggage in his trips. He usually takes _____ suitcase.
a) a few ÔÇô no b) little ÔÇô one c) very little ÔÇô any d) very few ÔÇô one e) a little ÔÇô no 029 [EFOMM 2007] We should use _____ time we have available to discuss John’s proposal.
a) the much b) the little c) a few d) a little e) the little of 030 [UEL 1994] I don’t like to spend my vacation in the country. There isn’t _____ to do.
a) some b) much c) many d) nothing e) everything ? Verbs 001 [FAAP 1997] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase a seguir: In my school _____ many foreign students.
a) has b) there are c) there is d) have e) there have 002 [UNESP 1994] Assinale a alternativa que preenche corretamente a lacuna da frase a seguir: There _____ two main obstacles.
a) is b) was c) be d) to be e) were 003 [PUCPR 1997] Complete the following text with the correct form of the verb: A long time ago London _____ an important city, but it _____ different from London today. There _____ not very many big buildings. There _____ a lot of small boats on the river.
a) is, is, are, are b) was, is, are, are c) was, was, were, were d) was, is, were, were e) had been, is, were, are 004 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: She _____ German very well.
a) speaks and both writes b) both speaks and writes c) speaks both and writes d) speaks and write both e) both speaks and both writes 005 [FATEC 2002] Reescreva corretamente a frase a senten?ºa apresentada a seguir: Yes, it does depend on the age of the child.
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 006 [UNESP 1992] Escolha a alternativa que melhor interage com a ora?º?úo dada: How do you do?
a) I forgot! b) It is easy! e) But I don’t! 007 [UNESP 1993] Which is the suitable answer to this question?
008 [UNESP 2004] People _____ weight loss is a temporary endeavor, _____ a life long action plan.
a) who thought ÔÇô don’t design b) that thought ÔÇô has never designed c) who design ÔÇô think of d) who think ÔÇô don’t care about designing e) who think ÔÇô design 009 [UNITAU 1995] Assinale a alternativa que mostra a ordena?º?úo em um di?ílogo coerente das frases numeradas de 1 a 15 a seguir: 5) I don’t believe it! 15) Don’t you remember me?
010 [FUVEST 1977] 011 [UEL 1994] Assinale a alternativa que ?® a correta vers?úo da frase apresentada: “Eu quero que eles se sintam em casa.” e) I’d like them to make themselves a house.
012 [UEL 1996] Nesta quest?úo uma certa situa?º?úo ?® sugerida. Assinale a alternativa mais adequada para a situa?º?úo: – “Do you still have tickets to Londrina?” – “Yes, we do.” – “When does the next bus leave?” – “_____.” a) R$ 35,00 b) Seats 21 and 22 c) Only aisle seats d) From gate 5 e) In twenty minutes 013 [UNESP 1987] Assinale a alternativa correta: Why _____ go home now?
a) aren’t we b) didn’t we c) haven’t we d) don’t we e) wouldn’t we 014 [UNESP 1996] He doesn’t _____ anymore.
a) smoking b) no smoking c) smokes d) smoked e) smoke 015 [UDESC 1996] Mark the CORRECT alternative to complete the sentence: His body _____ in the cemetery.
a) lies b) laid c) lays d) lain e) lied 016 [FUVEST 1997] A forma correta do singular de “Why do bees fuss about so much when they fly?” ?®: e) Why does a bee fusses about so much when it flies?
Professor Jefferson Celestino da Costa 017 [MACKENZIE 1997] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: She _____ his proposal, but she _____ a decision for a while.
a) considers ÔÇô doesn’t need to make b) is considering ÔÇô doesn’t want to make c) has considered ÔÇô had to take d) has been considering ÔÇô is taking e) considered ÔÇô needs to take 018 [MACKENZIE 1998] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: I _____ when _____ that I have to study.
a) don’t like ÔÇô she says b) never like ÔÇô she will tell me c) can’t like ÔÇô she says d) mustn’t like ÔÇô she speaks e) don’t like it ÔÇô she tells me 019 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the alternative that best completes the following sentence: This guide _____ useful _____ about the city.
a) gives ÔÇô information b) have given ÔÇô information c) is giving ÔÇô piece of informations d) gave ÔÇô pieces of informations e) will give ÔÇô pieces of informations 020 [FUVEST 1998] Choose the question for the statement “The spirit lives onÔÇØ: e) What lives on?
021 [PUCRIO 1998] In the sentence “Everyone lies”, the present tense is being used to express a fact that will never change in time (historical present). In which of the alternatives below is the present tense being used to express a similar idea?
022 [MACKENZIE 1999] Indicate the correct alternative to complete the sentence: He _____ the _____ now.
a) could remind ÔÇô girls’ name b) has reminded ÔÇô girl’s name c) is remembering ÔÇô girl’s name d) reminds ÔÇô name of the girl e) remembers ÔÇô girl’s name 023 [UFPB 1998] When McDonald’s launched Le Big Mac in Paris, it discovered that in local slang this meant “the big national advertising styles also vary considerably. The British like humour and irony in their ads, whereas the Germans regard this approach as frivolous. The French are more sexist than the British and will use seminaked women in almost any context. The Italians generally like to see beautiful people wearing beautiful clothes driving beautiful cars. These are not just national stereotypes, but based on hard experience. Different countries also prefer different products.
ÔÇô The text is PREDOMINANTLY in the: 024 [UFRS 1998] The correct verbal forms of the nouns “seduction”, “betrayal”, and “destruction” are: a) seduce ÔÇô betray ÔÇô destroy b) seduct ÔÇô betray ÔÇô destroy c) seduce ÔÇô betrayal ÔÇô destruct d) seduct ÔÇô betrayal ÔÇô destruct e) seduce ÔÇô betray ÔÇô destruct 025 [UFSM 2001] Assinale a alternativa que melhor expressa a id?®ia da pergunta “Sound like science fiction?”: e) Does science fiction have sound?