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### Fill in the blank with the correct option.  Carlos is an excellent student. He _________ goes to class.

The correct option is A: always.

The sentence describes Carlos as an excellent student. This implies that he has good habits, such as attending class regularly. Based on this context, the option that best fits the blank is "always", indicating that Carlos consistently goes to class, which contributes to him being an excellent student.

### Fill in the blank with the correct option.  Robert goes to the gym only two or three times a year. He ________ goes to the gym.

• Robert goes to the gym only two or three times a year, which indicates that it is a rare occurrence for him.
• Option D: "seldom" is the correct choice because it means that something happens very infrequently or rarely.
• Options A, B, and C do not accurately describe the frequency of Robert's gym visits as they indicate a higher frequency (always, never, usually).

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### Fill in the blank with the correct option.  Ms. Biethan is always in a good mood. She is _________ sad.

- Option A (always) contradicts the initial statement that Ms. Biethan is always in a good mood.
- Option B (usually) also contradicts the initial statement, as it implies that she is sad more often than not.
- Option C (never) is the correct answer, as it is consistent with the statement that she is always in a good mood.
- Option D (None of the above) is incorrect, as Option C is the correct choice.

So, the correct option is C (never). Ms. Biethan is always in a good mood, and she is never sad.

Fill in the blank with the correct option.

My sister usually drives to work with a friend. She _________ drives alone.

Option A: never

Explanation:

• My sister usually drives to work with a friend, which means she often has someone with her.
• The sentence says she "_______ drives alone," so we are looking for a word that indicates she rarely or does not drive alone.
• Option A, "never," implies that she does not drive alone at all, which matches the context of the sentence.

Fill in the blank with the correct option.

Susan goes to the beach whenever she can. She _______ misses a chance to go to the ocean.

Answer: A. Never Explanation: - The sentence implies that Susan takes every opportunity to go to the beach. - "Never" means not at all, or not on any occasion, which fits the context. - Therefore, the correct option is A: Susan goes to the beach whenever she can. She never misses a chance to go to the ocean.

Fill in the blank with the correct option.

I hate vegetables. I _________ eat carrots.

Explanation: The correct option is E: never. - The sentence states that the person hates vegetables. - The word "never" means that the person does not eat carrots at all, which aligns with their dislike for vegetables. - Other options like always, usually, and sometimes would indicate that the person eats carrots, which contradicts their statement of hating vegetables. - The option "seldom" means that the person rarely eats carrots, but it is not as strong as "never" in conveying the person's dislike for vegetables.

Fill in the blank with the correct option.

Harold never leaves the college on Friday. He ________ eats at the cafeteria on Fridays.

Explanation:

• Harold never leaves the college on Friday. This means he stays on campus.
• Since he stays on campus, it is likely that he would eat at the cafeteria.
• Option A, "always," is the correct choice because it indicates that Harold consistently eats at the cafeteria on Fridays.

Fill in the blank with the correct option.

Teresa is not a pleasant person. She is ___________ in a bad mood.

Teresa is not a pleasant person. She is always in a bad mood.

Explanation:
• The sentence describes Teresa as an unpleasant person.
• To emphasize her unpleasantness, we need to choose the option that shows she is frequently in a bad mood.
• Option A "never" means she is not in a bad mood, which does not align with the description.
• Option B "seldom" means she is rarely in a bad mood, which also does not align with the description.
• Option C "always" means she is constantly in a bad mood, which emphasizes her unpleasantness and aligns with the description.
• Option D "none of the above" is not applicable since option C is the correct choice.

Fill in the blank with the correct option.

I never lend money to Curtis. He ______ pays me back.

Answer: C Explanation: The correct option is C: never, because the sentence implies that Curtis has a habit of not paying back the borrowed money. The sentence with the correct option would be: - I never lend money to Curtis. He never pays me back.

Fill in the blank with the correct option.

It almost always rains in Seattle. The sun ________ shines there.

Explanation: The correct option is C: seldom. - The sentence states that it almost always rains in Seattle. - This implies that the sun does not shine frequently in Seattle. - Among the given options, "seldom" means rarely or not often, which fits best in the context of the sentence. - Therefore, the sun seldom shines in Seattle.

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