Grammar Quiz : Complete The Sentences With The Right Words.

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The rules of English grammar dictate the way of writing in English. Can you complete the sentences with the right words on our fun English grammar quiz? Do you think you have a stronghold on English grammar? Get ready to put your knowledge to a fair test! Only one option is correct out of the four options given below. You must attempt all the questions in this quiz for an honest evaluation. Complete the test and get your results immediately. Good Luck & have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I _____ my wallet when I was on holiday last year.            

    • A.

      Lost

    • B.

      ’ve been losing

    • C.

      ’ve lost

    • D.

      Will lose

    Correct Answer
    A. Lost
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lost". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and the verb "lost" is the correct past tense form of the verb "lose".

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  • 2. 

    He _____ a lot of money when his grandfather died.            

    • A.

      ’s inherited 

    • B.

      Been inheriting 

    • C.

      Inherited 

    • D.

      Will inherit

    Correct Answer
    C. Inherited 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "inherited". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and the verb "inherited" is the correct past tense form of the verb "inherit". It indicates that the person received a lot of money when their grandfather died.

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  • 3. 

    She _____ had a bank account for five years now.                 

    • A.

      Had

    • B.

      Has

    • C.

      Have

    • D.

      Has have

    Correct Answer
    B. Has
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has" because the sentence is in the present perfect tense, which is used to talk about an action that started in the past and is still ongoing in the present. "Has" is the correct form of the verb "to have" for the third person singular subject "she".

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  • 4. 

    I’ve been playing football _____ I was six years old.                  

    • A.

      When

    • B.

      Since

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      At

    Correct Answer
    B. Since
    Explanation
    The word "since" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate a starting point in the past and is commonly used when talking about actions that started in the past and are still happening in the present. In this sentence, the speaker is saying that they have been playing football starting from when they were six years old and continuing until now.

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  • 5. 

    Have you _____ been to South America?                  

    • A.

      Ever

    • B.

      Yet

    • C.

      Before

    • D.

      Now

    Correct Answer
    A. Ever
    Explanation
    The word "ever" is the correct answer because it is used to ask about whether someone has had a particular experience in their lifetime. In this case, the question is asking if the person has ever been to South America at any point in their life. The other options ("yet," "before," and "now") do not convey the same meaning and are not appropriate in this context.

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  • 6. 

    Have you _____? There’s blue paint in your hair!                 

    • A.

      Been painting

    • B.

      Painting

    • C.

      Painted

    • D.

      Is painting

    Correct Answer
    A. Been painting
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "been painting". This is because the question is asking if the person has recently engaged in the activity of painting, which is best expressed using the present perfect continuous tense "have been painting". The phrase "There's blue paint in your hair" indicates that the person has been involved in painting, and the present perfect continuous tense is used to describe an action that started in the past and is still ongoing or has just been completed.

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  • 7. 

    A  Can I speak to Peter, please? B  Sorry, he’s _____ gone out.                 

    • A.

      Just

    • B.

      Ever

    • C.

      Yet

    • D.

      Been 

    Correct Answer
    A. Just
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "just". In this conversation, person A is asking to speak to Peter. Person B responds by saying "Sorry, he's just gone out." The word "just" indicates that Peter has recently left or departed.

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  • 8. 

    You look tired. What _____?                

    • A.

      You have been doing

    • B.

      Have you doing

    • C.

      Have you been doing

    • D.

      Will you be doing?

    Correct Answer
    C. Have you been doing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have you been doing". This is because the question is asking about the person's recent activities or actions that have caused them to appear tired. The phrase "have you been doing" is in the present perfect continuous tense, which is used to talk about an action that started in the past and is still happening or has just finished.

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  • 9. 

    Why is he asking for money again? I _____ him £50 two days ago!                

    • A.

      ’ve lent

    • B.

      Lent

    • C.

      Lend 

    • D.

      Did lent

    Correct Answer
    B. Lent
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lent". This is because the sentence is in the past tense, and "lent" is the past tense form of the verb "to lend". The speaker is referring to an action that happened in the past, where they gave someone £50.

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  • 10. 

    I haven’t finished my exams _____. I’ve got two more next week.                 

    • A.

      Already

    • B.

      Yet

    • C.

      Soon

    • D.

      Since

    Correct Answer
    B. Yet
    Explanation
    The word "yet" is the correct answer because it is used to indicate that something has not happened or been completed up to the present moment. In this context, the speaker is saying that they have not finished their exams up until now, and they still have two more exams to take next week.

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  • 11. 

    How long have they _____ going out together?                

    • A.

      Been 

    • B.

      Already

    • C.

      Be

    • D.

      Since

    Correct Answer
    A. Been 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "been". This is because the question is asking about the duration of their relationship, and "been" is the correct verb to use in this context. The word "already" does not make sense in this sentence. "Be" is not the correct verb form, and "since" is a preposition that does not fit grammatically in this question.

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  • 12. 

    Alan _____ a lot of money when he was a student.              

    • A.

      Borrowed 

    • B.

      Has borrowed 

    • C.

      Has been borrowing

    • D.

      Will be borrowing

    Correct Answer
    A. Borrowed 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "borrowed". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and Alan borrowed a lot of money when he was a student.

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  • 13. 

    A    When _____ on holiday to Thailand? B  Two years ago.                   

    • A.

      Did you go

    • B.

      Have you gone

    • C.

      You went

    • D.

      Were you went

    Correct Answer
    A. Did you go
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did you go." This answer is correct because it is in the past simple tense, which is used to talk about completed actions in the past. The question is asking about a specific time when the person went on holiday to Thailand, so the past simple tense is appropriate.

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  • 14. 

    She _____ saved enough money for a car. She needs another 500 euros.                 

    • A.

      Hadn’t

    • B.

      Hasn’t

    • C.

      Has

    • D.

      Didn't

    Correct Answer
    B. Hasn’t
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hasn't". This is because the sentence states that she needs another 500 euros, implying that she has already saved some money but not enough for a car. "Hasn't" is the contraction of "has not", indicating that she has not yet saved enough money for a car.

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  • 15. 

    I haven’t seen her _____ last summer. How is she?                

    • A.

      Since

    • B.

      For

    • C.

      Until

    • D.

      Before

    Correct Answer
    A. Since
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "since". This is because the sentence is referring to a specific point in time (last summer) and "since" is used to indicate the starting point of an action or event that continues in the present. In this case, it means that the speaker has not seen her since last summer.

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  • 16. 

    We _____ far too much on our holiday last year.          

    • A.

      ’ve spent

    • B.

      Been spending

    • C.

      Spent

    • D.

      Will spend

    Correct Answer
    C. Spent
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "spent". This is because the sentence is referring to a past action, specifically the amount of money that was used on a holiday last year. The past simple tense "spent" accurately conveys this meaning.

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  • 17. 

    How much money _____ you earn last month?             

    • A.

      Did 

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Do

    • D.

      Does

    Correct Answer
    A. Did 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did". This is because the question is in the past tense and is asking about the amount of money earned last month. "Did" is the past tense form of the verb "do" and is used to form questions and negatives in the past simple tense.

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  • 18. 

    We’ve been living in this house _____ four years now.  

    • A.

      From 

    • B.

      Since

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      Till

    Correct Answer
    C. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for". This is because the sentence is referring to the duration of time that the speaker has been living in the house, which is four years. "For" is used to indicate the length of time that an action has been happening or will continue to happen.

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  • 19. 

    A    Would you like a cup of tea?  B  No, thanks. I’ve _____ one.      

    • A.

      Just have

    • B.

      Had just

    • C.

      Just had

    • D.

      Will have

    Correct Answer
    C. Just had
    Explanation
    In this conversation, person B is declining the offer for a cup of tea because they have already had one recently. The correct answer choice is "just had," which accurately conveys this meaning.

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  • 20. 

    It’s 11.00 a.m. and I _____ half an hour of work this morning!                

    • A.

      Did

    • B.

      ’ve been doing 

    • C.

      ’ve done

    • D.

      Will do

    Correct Answer
    C. ’ve done
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "'ve done." This is because the sentence is referring to an action that has already been completed in the past. The phrase "'ve done" is the contraction of "have done," which is the present perfect tense indicating an action that started in the past and has relevance to the present. In this case, the speaker is saying that they have already completed half an hour of work this morning.

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