Quantifiers: A Basic Quiz

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I. In the following sentences, fill in the gaps with one of the following quantifiers:
    much, many
a. It seems to me that we've had assignments in English this term.
b. How material can we be expected to read in one week?
c. books are not in the library.
d. I've had headaches already because of stress.
e. depression can be attributed to being overworked.

II. Using the button at the bottom of the quiz, check your answers in Part I. (Incorrect responses will be blanked out.) If you got them all correct, go back and substitute either "lots of" or "a lot of" where you think those quantifiers might be appropriate. Re-check your answers.

III. In the following sentences, fill in the gaps with one of the following quantifiers:
    much, many, few, little, most.
When you've gotten all the answers right, see if you can substitute other quantifiers from the list. (HINT: Three of the last four sentences could have two different answers.)
a. Our yard looks awful this summer. There are too weeds.
b. I didn't use fertilizer last spring, and that has made a difference.
c. Also, I've paid attention to how rain we've had.
d. I'm afraid it's rained times this summer, and the grass is turning brown and dying.
e. experts say you should fertilize your lawn in the fall.
f. It didn't seem to do my lawn good.
g. advice you get from experts doesn't seem to help.
h. of my neighbors ignore their grass, and they have better lawns this year.

IV. In the following sentences, fill in the gaps with one of the following quantifiers:
    a little, little, a few, few.
Again, when you've gotten all the answers correct, go back and try substituting other quantifiers. (HINT: Three of the four can have more than one correct response.)
a. They say knowledge is a bad thing.
b. I know instances where that proves true.
c. people know as much about computers as Tomasz does.
d. But it does him good when the whole system goes down.