Diagnostic Grammar Test

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 164

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Grammar Test Quizzes & Trivia

The purpose of this English Language test is to enable you to spot your weak points as well as your strong points and remedy or practise any language points, where necessary. At the end of each test section you can total your score and get feedback from the instructor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The sun _____ in the East.
    • A. 

      Rising

    • B. 

      Is to rise

    • C. 

      Rises

  • 2. 
    In Siberia _____ cold all the time.
    • A. 

      There is

    • B. 

      Is

    • C. 

      It's

  • 3. 
    The British often talk about _____ because it's so changeable.
    • A. 

      A weather

    • B. 

      Some weather

    • C. 

      The weather

  • 4. 
    English people carry umbrellas _____ them dry.
    • A. 

      For keeping

    • B. 

      To keep

    • C. 

      For keep

  • 5. 
    In the monsoon season _____ almost every day.
    • A. 

      It rains

    • B. 

      It raining

    • C. 

      There rains

  • 6. 
    In the Gobi desert there isn't _____ grass.
    • A. 

      Some

    • B. 

      Any

    • C. 

      No

  • 7. 
    Places near the Equator have _____ climate all year round.
    • A. 

      A warm

    • B. 

      The warm

    • C. 

      Warm

  • 8. 
    In Northern Europe _____ season is usually from December to February.
    • A. 

      Coldest

    • B. 

      The coldest

    • C. 

      Colder

  • 9. 
    _____ people don't have the opportunity to live outside their own country.
    • A. 

      The most

    • B. 

      Most of

    • C. 

      Most

  • 10. 
    Very ______ people can study abroad.
    • A. 

      Less

    • B. 

      Little

    • C. 

      Few

  • 11. 
    Hong Kong _____ to China in 1997.
    • A. 

      Has reverted

    • B. 

      Reverted

    • C. 

      Is reverting

  • 12. 
    After  she ______ the "Miss Universe" title she got a lot of lucrative offers.
    • A. 

      Is winning

    • B. 

      Won

    • C. 

      Has won

  • 13. 
    Madonna's agent _____ change her name at the start of her career.
    • A. 

      Have made her to

    • B. 

      Made her to

    • C. 

      Made her

  • 14. 
    If the world _____ on 1st January 2000, some people wouldn't have been surprised.
    • A. 

      Had ended

    • B. 

      Have ended

    • C. 

      Was ending

  • 15. 
    Warsaw is famous ______ as the capital of Poland and as a tourist destination.
    • A. 

      Both

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Or

  • 16. 
    He is becoming well known _____ the world.
    • A. 

      All in

    • B. 

      All over

    • C. 

      In all

  • 17. 
    Many  people _____ that Nigel Kennedy is England's greatest violinist.
    • A. 

      Is believing

    • B. 

      Are believing

    • C. 

      Believe

  • 18. 
    Getting to be the greatest violinist _____ the world is not easy.
    • A. 

      From

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Of

  • 19. 
    Like any top musician, he _____ practice long and hard.
    • A. 

      Had to

    • B. 

      Must to

    • C. 

      Can

  • 20. 
    Even though Lady Diana is dead, people  _____ remember her as a 'fairytale princess'.
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Did