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Test incompl/inter-298, Question 9 #1 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:48 am   Test incompl/inter-298, Question 9
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #298 "English Slang Idioms (20)", question 9

Eric found that the glue he was using was as useless as a ......... teapot.

(a) copper
(b) wooden
(c) chocolate
(d) plaster

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #298 "English Slang Idioms (20)", answer 9

Eric found that the glue he was using was as useless as a chocolate teapot.

Correct answer: (c) chocolate
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Test incompl/inter-298, Question 9 #2 (permalink) Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:06 am   Test incompl/inter-298, Question 9
 

That's correct. Chocolate melts, so a teapot made of chocolate would not hold boiling water.
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