10th Grade: Can You Pass This Basic English Test?

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10th Grade: Can You Pass This Basic English Test?

English is pretty interesting (not quite as interesting as watching an idiot get their tongue stuck to a frozen lamppost, but not far off). We whizz up the National Curriculum stuff into quizzes that you’ll enjoy doing. It’s like doing a pub quiz on your school subjects.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      Which of the two actors is in the film?

    • B. 

      Which actor is in the film?

    • C. 

      Which of the two actors are in the film?

    • D. 

      Which actors are in the film?

  • 2. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      I am looking forward to the match.

    • B. 

      My friend and I am looking forward to the match.

    • C. 

      My friend and I are looking forward to the match.

    • D. 

      My friend is looking forward to the match, but I am dreading it.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      The two fishermen were waiting for the tide to come in.

    • B. 

      Harry and Jerome were waiting for the tide to come in.

    • C. 

      The fisherman by the pier and the fisherman on the sea wall was waiting for the tide to come in.

    • D. 

      Jerome was waiting patiently for the tide to come in, but Harry was feeling impatient.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      One of my jobs for next week is clearing the garden and painting the house.

    • B. 

      My jobs for next week are clearing the garden and painting the house.

    • C. 

      Clearing the garden and painting the house are my jobs for next week.

    • D. 

      My tasks next week are to clear the garden and paint the house.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Everybody at the party is in on the surprise we've planned.

    • B. 

      Every person at the party is in on the surprise we've planned.

    • C. 

      The guests at the party are in on the surprise we've planned.

    • D. 

      Everybody at the party are in on the surprise we've planned.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      The colours yellow, orange and red is considered to be warm.

    • B. 

      The colours yellow, orange and red are considered to be warm.

    • C. 

      Yellow, orange and red are considered to be warm colours.

    • D. 

      Yellow, along with orange and red, is considered to be warm.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      A pair of trousers is drying on the radiator.

    • B. 

      The trousers are in the wash.

    • C. 

      A pair of trousers are drying on the radiator.

    • D. 

      Some trousers are drying on the radiator.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      Which of the two actors is in the film?

    • B. 

      Which actor is in the film?

    • C. 

      Which of the two actors are in the film?

    • D. 

      Which actors are in the film?

  • 9. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      I am looking forward to the match.

    • B. 

      My friend and I am looking forward to the match.

    • C. 

      My friend and I are looking forward to the match.

    • D. 

      My friend is looking forward to the match, but I am dreading it.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following sentences is NOT correct?
    • A. 

      The postman and the milkman arrive at the same time every day.

    • B. 

      The postman arrives five minutes earlier than the milkman every day.

    • C. 

      The postman and the milkman always arrive much later than the baker arrives.

    • D. 

      Every day, the postman, the milkman and the baker arrives at the same time.