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Amount / Number - Exercise 2

Direction: Choose the correct word in each sentence below. When you have finished, click on the "Check My Work" button to view the answers.

1. Do not underestimate the (   ) of people who will attend the lecture.

2. The (   ) of books in my study is astounding!

3. What is the exact (   ) of sugar in the bowl?

4. A large (   ) of ice covered the sidewalk.

5. A large (   ) icicles fell from the roof's edge.

6. The girl sat at the computer and looked at the large (   ) of icons on the screen.

7. The (   ) of pollution in our lakes is growing every day.

8. I will make a record of the (   ) of extra office workers we will need for the holidays.

9. How do you expect me to remember the (   ) of yards in a mile?

10. The truck exhaust emitted a huge (   ) of smoke into the air.


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