English Grammar Quiz 36

English Grammar Quiz 36

No of Questions- 26

1. When I was talking to James, Susie ……………… our conversation.

2. James has agreed to ………………… the condition of my ancestral home every now and then.

Answer :B To check up on something is to examine or invesigate it

3. Susie has ………………… with an interesting suggestion.

Answer :B to come up with something is to contribute.

4. If you don’t want to fall into the debt trap, you should …………………… the money you spend on food and entertainment.

Answer :C Cut down on expenses is to curtail them.

5. I wish I hadn’t dropped ……………….. school at 14.

Answer :B to drop out of school is to leave school

6. He doesn’t get ………………… his siblings.

ANSWER : c to get along with somebody is to have a good relationship with them.

7. Do you think you can cheat on the exam and then get ………………… it?

Answer :(B) to get away with something is to escape blame.

8. The politician tried hard to ……………….. his bad image.

Answer :(A) to get rid of something is to eliminate it.

9. It took me quite some time to get ………………. that assignment.

Answer ;(C) to get through with something is to finish it.

10. When they became rich, they started looking ……………… their neighbors.

Answer :(B) to look down on somebody is to despise them

11. I will not ……………….. any more nonsense.

Answer :(B) to put up with something is to tolerate it.

12. You don’t work on Sundays, ……………………?

Answer :(B) we use affirmative question tags after negative verbs.

13. They haven’t forgotten us, ……………………….?

14. There is little point in doing anything about it, ……………………..?

Answer :(A) Words like hardly and little are negative, so we use an affirmative tag after them.

15. You passed the test, ………………………..?

Answer :(D) When the sentence is in the simple past tense, we make question tags with did or didn’t.

16. She wants to be a writer, ……………………..?

Answer :(B) When the sentence is in the simple present tense, we make question tags with do or does

17. No one helped him, ……………………..?

Answer :(B) Words like no and none are negative, so we use an affirmative tag after them.

18. The robber ………18. The robber …………………………. a pistol and threatened the passengers.…………………. a pistol and threatened the passengers.

Answer: A Wave= लहर(N)/लहराना(V) Raised mass of water in sea /to move Waive= to give up

19. If your style of writing is too ………………………….., you will have few readers.

Answer: B Verbal : Relating to words Verbose: Containing more words than necessary

20. I went to buy some good …………………………….. for the office.

Answer= B Stationery : Things needed for writing Stationary : Not moving

21. The ship has its full ……………………………. of sailors.

Answer : B Compliment : A remark of admiration Complement : (N) A thing that completes or improves ( V) add to something in a way that improves

22. He said that he would not ………………………….. his right to the house.

23. He has invented an ………………………. device for making sugar out of coal.

Answer : B Ingenuous : innocent and unsuspecting, perhaps in a childlike way. Ingenious : clever, original or inventive

24. It was a ………………………………… fight and many of our men were killed.

Answer: B Sanguine : optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation Sanguinary : involving or causing much bloodshed/ bloodthirsty

25..As the crowd grew unruly, it was apparent that violence was _____.

Answer : B Eminent : Well-known and respected, especially for achievement in a particular field: Imminent : coming or likely to happen very soon

26. She is a woman with very strong …………………

Answer : B Principal : one who is in charge of a school / first in order of importance Principle : Most important basic idea/ Moral rule