English Grammar Quiz 26

English Grammar Quiz 26

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No of Questions-15

Q1 : Choose the sentence with the right word order

Explanation : To make a negative sentence in the Present Continuous Tense we put the subject and the auxiliary verb ‘are’ in the first place. The negative particle ‘not’ is always after ?the auxiliary verb.

Q2 : My nephew plays _ piano very well.

Explanation : ‘The’ is used before names of musical instruments.

Q3 : Simon is very busy. He ___ (to take) a rest very seldom.

Explanation : When we talk about things in general, permanent situations and states or things that happen sometimes, we always use the Present Simple Tense: [I/you/we/they/ + Verb] and [he/she/it + Verb+ -s(es)]

Q4 : Bill ______ (to play) football at 10 o’clock yesterday.

Explanation : We use the Past Continuous Tense when we talk about an action which was in progress at a certain time in the past and if we don’t mention when it was started or finished.

Q5 : I have won the lottery. I ____ (to spend)?it for charity.

Explanation : If we have a plan, ambition or intention to do something in the future we use ‘be going to’.

Q6 : I was astonished ___ her performance.

Explanation : We should remember that some adjectives are used with specific prepositions after them: ‘astonished by’

Q7 : Every human has got 32 ___ (a tooth).

Explanation : The noun ‘tooth’ has the irregular plural form: TOOTH – TEETH

Q8 : We hadn’t ____ success with that task.

Explanation : Much’ is used before uncountable nouns. ‘Many’ and ‘a few’ – before countable. We use ‘some’ in positive sentences.

Q9 : If he ___ (to be) at home we ___ (to tell) him everything.

Explanation : When we speak about probable situations in the present or future we use Conditional 1: If-clause (if + Present Simple) – Main Clause (future/modal + present without ‘to’) or If-clause (if + Present Simple) – Main Clause (future + HAVE TO, OUGHT TO, BE TO + present without ‘to’)

Q10 : Sister: Don’t put this T-shirt on.

Explanation : When we need to transform a request into Reported Speech we use an introductory verb + the to-infinitive: asked not + to put

Q11 : Monkey is ____ animal I’ve ever seen.

Explanation : When we compare a person or a thing with more than one person or one thing we use the superlative form of adjectives. If we use a two-syllable adjective ending in -y, -w, -ly we add ‘-est’ to it.

Q12 : ____, he managed to do it.

Explanation : We use adverbs to describe time, degree, manner, etc. In other words adverbs help us get more information about the action or the place (where, when, how, how often, etc.) Many adverbs are formed from adding ‘-ly’ or ‘-ily’ to the adjective.

Q13 : The person __ I phoned 2 days ago is my grandfather.

Explanation : What’ is a question word, it can not be used here. We use ‘which’ for animals and objects. ‘Whose’ refers to possession and ‘whom’ is used as an object.

Q14 : Jack has got some reasons __ moving to London.

Explanation : We should remember that some nouns are used with specific prepositions after them: ‘reason for’

Q 15 : We have no information about where he is but ___ least we know where he planned to go.

Explanation : It is correct to say ‘at least’

Q16 : New Year ______ (to celebrate) all over the world.

Explanation : When we don’t know who carries out the action, or it is obvious or unimportant to us, we use the Passive voice. The Passive is formed: BE + Past Participle

Q17 : My car is too dirty. I ______ clean it immediately.

Explanation : We use the modal verb ‘must’ when we talk about duties or when it is necessary to do something.

Q18 : I hate this town. I will never ____ (to return) here again.

Explanation : Phrasal verb ‘to go back’ means ‘to return’.

Q 19: Choose two forms of the verb ‘to run’ according to the order: Past Simple – Past Participle

Explanation : TO RUN – RAN -RUN

Q20 : If someone comes tell __ to wait for a while.

Explanation : When we need to refer to a person after ‘someone’, ‘anyone’ and ‘no one’ we use the personal pronoun ‘they’. Here the pronoun has the position of

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