Easy English Lab's Test Of Grammar And Vocabulary

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Easy English Labs Test Of Grammar And Vocabulary - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I can sell you some bananas but only ___ .

    • A.

      A few

    • B.

      A little

    • C.

      Few

    • D.

      Little

    Correct Answer
    A. A few
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a few". This is because "a few" is used to describe a small quantity of countable nouns, such as bananas in this case. It implies that the speaker has a small number of bananas available for sale.

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  • 2. 

    I tried to call you but your line was ___ .

    • A.

      Occupied

    • B.

      Engaged

    • C.

      Taken

    • D.

      Connected

    Correct Answer
    B. Engaged
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "engaged". In this context, "engaged" means that the person's telephone line was already in use or being used by someone else, preventing the caller from getting through.

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  • 3. 

    Come to my party ___ Saturday night.

    • A.

      The

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      On

    • D.

      In

    Correct Answer
    C. On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on" because it is used to indicate a specific day or date. In this case, "on" is used to specify the day of the week, which is Saturday night.

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  • 4. 

    Those students ___ to London tomorrow.

    • A.

      Are going

    • B.

      Has gone

    • C.

      Goes

    • D.

      Is going

    Correct Answer
    A. Are going
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are going" because it is the correct form of the verb "to go" in the present continuous tense. This tense is used to talk about actions that will happen in the future. In this case, the students will be going to London tomorrow, so "are going" is the appropriate choice.

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  • 5. 

    The princess ___ down and slept for twenty years.

    • A.

      Lied

    • B.

      Laid

    • C.

      Lay

    • D.

      Lain

    Correct Answer
    C. Lay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lay." In this sentence, "lay" is the past tense of the verb "to lie," which means to recline or rest in a horizontal position. Since the princess is the subject of the sentence and she is the one who is lying down, "lay" is the appropriate verb form to use. "Lied" is the past tense of the verb "to lie," which means to tell a false statement, and it does not fit the context of the sentence. "Laid" is the past tense of the verb "to lay," which means to put or place something down, and it is not the correct verb to describe the princess's action. "Lain" is the past participle of the verb "to lie," and it is not needed in this sentence.

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  • 6. 

    I often ___ money from my parents.

    • A.

      Lend

    • B.

      Cash

    • C.

      Save

    • D.

      Borrow

    Correct Answer
    D. Borrow
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "borrow." This is because the sentence structure suggests that the speaker is taking money from their parents, indicating that they are borrowing it. The other options, such as "lend," "cash," and "save," do not fit the context of the sentence.

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  • 7. 

    I really regretted my mistake. It was one that I ___ .

    • A.

      Had not to make

    • B.

      Mustn't make

    • C.

      Ought not to be making

    • D.

      Ought not to have made

    Correct Answer
    D. Ought not to have made
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "ought not to have made" because it indicates a past regret and expresses the idea that the mistake should not have been made in the first place. The phrase "ought not to have made" suggests a missed obligation or duty in the past, emphasizing the speaker's remorse for the action.

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  • 8. 

    Nobody can fool me. I'm never ___ in.

    • A.

      Taking

    • B.

      Giving

    • C.

      Taken

    • D.

      Given

    Correct Answer
    C. Taken
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "taken". The phrase "I'm never taken in" means that the person cannot be deceived or fooled by others.

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  • 9. 

    The Queen is said ___ Australia next year.

    • A.

      To have visited

    • B.

      To visit

    • C.

      To be visiting

    • D.

      That she will be visiting

    Correct Answer
    C. To be visiting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to be visiting" because it indicates a future action that is planned or expected to happen. The phrase "to be visiting" suggests that the Queen has made plans or arrangements to visit Australia in the upcoming year.

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  • 10. 

    My father's farm has a lot of ___ .

    • A.

      Gardens

    • B.

      Lands

    • C.

      Fields

    • D.

      Grasses

    Correct Answer
    C. Fields
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fields" because the sentence indicates that the father's farm has a lot of something, and "fields" is the most appropriate word to describe a large area of land typically used for farming or growing crops. The other options, such as "gardens," "lands," and "grasses," do not convey the same meaning and are not as suitable in the given context.

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  • 11. 

    There isn't ___ salt on the table.

    • A.

      A

    • B.

      The

    • C.

      Some

    • D.

      Any

    Correct Answer
    D. Any
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "any" because it is used in negative sentences to indicate the absence or lack of something. In this case, it is stating that there is no salt on the table. The use of "any" implies that there is not even a small amount of salt present.

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  • 12. 

    It has been five years since I last ___ French.

    • A.

      Visited

    • B.

      Have spoken

    • C.

      Spoke

    • D.

      Have visited

    Correct Answer
    C. Spoke
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "spoke" because the sentence is in the past tense and "spoke" is the simple past form of the verb "speak." The sentence suggests that it has been five years since the person last spoke French, indicating that they haven't used the language in a long time.

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  • 13. 

    Members of Parliament are ___ by the people.

    • A.

      Represented

    • B.

      Nominated

    • C.

      Elected

    • D.

      Voted

    Correct Answer
    C. Elected
    Explanation
    Members of Parliament are elected by the people. This means that the people have the power to choose and vote for the individuals they want to represent them in the Parliament. Through the process of elections, the candidates campaign and present their ideas and policies to the public, and the people then cast their votes to elect the candidate they believe will best represent their interests and values.

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  • 14. 

    They love English weather, ___

    • A.

      Aren't they?

    • B.

      Don't they?

    • C.

      Isn't it?

    • D.

      Are they?

    Correct Answer
    B. Don't they?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "don't they?" because the sentence is in the affirmative form, indicating that the subject (they) loves English weather. When forming a tag question, we use the opposite form of the main verb, which in this case is "don't" for the plural subject "they".

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  • 15. 

    Thank you for letting me ___ your dog for a walk.

    • A.

      Take

    • B.

      Taking

    • C.

      Taken

    • D.

      To take

    Correct Answer
    A. Take
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "take" because it is the base form of the verb and is used after the verb "let" in this sentence. "Take" is the appropriate verb to use when someone is given permission to perform an action, in this case, walking the dog.

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  • 16. 

    His job was so tiring that he felt absolutely ___ .

    • A.

      Sharpened

    • B.

      Shattered

    • C.

      Scrabbled

    • D.

      Scattered

    Correct Answer
    B. Shattered
    Explanation
    The word "shattered" is the correct answer because it accurately conveys the extreme exhaustion and fatigue the person feels due to their tiring job. The word "shattered" suggests a state of complete physical and mental exhaustion, emphasizing the intensity and draining nature of the job.

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  • 17. 

    Coal is still ___ in Britain.

    • A.

      Manufactured

    • B.

      Mined

    • C.

      Grown

    • D.

      Build

    Correct Answer
    B. Mined
    Explanation
    Coal is still mined in Britain. This means that the process of extracting coal from the ground is still ongoing in the country. The word "mined" specifically refers to the act of extracting minerals or resources from the earth, such as coal. Therefore, the correct answer is "mined."

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  • 18. 

    Can you put me ___ for the weekend?

    • A.

      In

    • B.

      Up

    • C.

      Down

    • D.

      Away

    Correct Answer
    B. Up
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "up" because it fits the context of the sentence. The phrase "put me up" means to accommodate or provide lodging for someone. Therefore, the sentence is asking if the person can be accommodated or provided with lodging for the weekend.

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  • 19. 

    Paul is Mary's father, so Mary is Paul's ___ .

    • A.

      Nephew

    • B.

      Niece

    • C.

      Wife

    • D.

      Daughter

    Correct Answer
    D. Daughter
    Explanation
    Since Paul is Mary's father, it means that Mary is Paul's daughter.

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  • 20. 

    The ___ is downstairs in the kitchen.

    • A.

      Toilet

    • B.

      Sink

    • C.

      Bath

    • D.

      Hall

    Correct Answer
    B. Sink
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "sink" because the sentence mentions that the object is located downstairs in the kitchen, and a sink is a common fixture found in kitchens. A toilet is typically found in a bathroom, a bath refers to a bathtub which is also usually found in a bathroom, and a hall is a passage or corridor, not a specific object like a sink.

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  • 21. 

    Sorry, I can't repay you this week. I'm completely ___ .

    • A.

      Cheap

    • B.

      No money

    • C.

      Poor

    • D.

      Broke

    Correct Answer
    D. Broke
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "broke". This means that the person does not have any money or is financially unable to repay the speaker.

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  • 22. 

    You certainly wouldn't like ___ in such bad company.

    • A.

      To be seen

    • B.

      To be seeing

    • C.

      To see

    • D.

      To have seen

    Correct Answer
    A. To be seen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to be seen." This is because the phrase "in such bad company" suggests that being seen in that company would be undesirable. The infinitive form "to be seen" implies a passive action, indicating that the subject is being seen by others, rather than actively engaging in the act of seeing.

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  • 23. 

    You will pass this test if you work ___ .

    • A.

      Excellent

    • B.

      Good

    • C.

      Hardly

    • D.

      Hard

    Correct Answer
    D. Hard
    Explanation
    To pass the test, one needs to put in effort and work diligently. The word "hard" indicates the level of effort required to achieve success in the test.

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