E004 English Usage

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 121

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Use correct form of the word given in brackets:


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The thieves ______ (run) away from the police.
    • A. 

      Ran

    • B. 

      Have run

    • C. 

      Running

  • 2. 
    I  ______ (walk) nonstop for half an hour this morning.
    • A. 

      Had walked

    • B. 

      Walked

    • C. 

      Have been walking

  • 3. 
    The books ________ (keep) on their shelves tomorrow.
    • A. 

      Were kept

    • B. 

      Will be keeping

    • C. 

      Will be kept

  • 4. 
    Nice to see you! I was just __________ (talk) about you.
    • A. 

      Talking

    • B. 

      Talked

    • C. 

      Would be talking

  • 5. 
    After school she normally _______ (walk) back home.
    • A. 

      Walked

    • B. 

      Walks

    • C. 

      Had been walking

  • 6. 
    The servant ______________ (clean) the window only last week.
    • A. 

      Had cleaned

    • B. 

      Has cleaned

    • C. 

      Cleaned

  • 7. 
    The shop-keeper _________ (sell) fruits and vegeables every evening.
    • A. 

      Sell

    • B. 

      Sold

    • C. 

      Sells

  • 8. 
    I don't know how long he  ______________ (live) in this house.
    • A. 

      Has lived

    • B. 

      Has been living

    • C. 

      Lived

  • 9. 
    When we visited Agra last year, I _______ (lose) my cell phone there.
    • A. 

      Lost

    • B. 

      Had lost

    • C. 

      Last

  • 10. 
    The cups that I ________ (buy) _________ (is) white in color.
    • A. 

      Bought, are

    • B. 

      Bought, is

    • C. 

      Had bought, is

  • 11. 
    The father said to his son, "Look at the __________ (rise) Sun."
    • A. 

      Rising

    • B. 

      Risen

    • C. 

      Rose

  • 12. 
    The notice outside the office read that they _________ (close) tomorrow.
    • A. 

      Would be closed

    • B. 

      Will be closed

    • C. 

      Are closed

  • 13. 
    That is the __________ (near) post office to my house.
    • A. 

      Nearest

    • B. 

      Next

    • C. 

      Nearer

  • 14. 
    The last time I visited him, he _________ (look) sick.
    • A. 

      Looked

    • B. 

      Has looked

    • C. 

      Was looking

  • 15. 
    The man _______ (not know) English as he is from another country.
    • A. 

      Did not know

    • B. 

      Did not knew

    • C. 

      Does not knows

  • 16. 
    His uncle came ________ (ride) on his car from New Delhi.
    • A. 

      Rode

    • B. 

      Riding

    • C. 

      Ridden

  • 17. 
    The boy asked his mother to _________ (narration) a story.
    • A. 

      Narrate

    • B. 

      Narrating

    • C. 

      Narrated

  • 18. 
    Every morning he _________ (pray) to God to grant him good health.
    • A. 

      Prayed

    • B. 

      Had prayed

    • C. 

      Was praying

  • 19. 
    He _______ (wake) up by the sudden noise of thunder.
    • A. 

      Was woken

    • B. 

      Was waked

    • C. 

      Waked

  • 20. 
    By ______ (apply) sudden brake, the driver ___________ (cause) injuries to many passengers.
    • A. 

      Applying, caused

    • B. 

      Applied, causing

    • C. 

      Applied, had caused