English 3: Zero, First And Second Conditionals 1

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A quiz created by Ms Usher for English 3 students. Test your understanding of zero, first and second conditionals. If you are taking this quiz at the start of our conditionals work, you may use your notes. If you are using it for revision, don't even sneak a peek!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What sort of conditional does this sentence use?When the sky is clear, the night is cold. (This sentence can also be written as: if the sky is clear, the night is cold).
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Second

  • 2. 
    Why is this sentence a zero conditional? When the sky is clear, the night is cold.
    • A. 

      It states an imaginary condition.

    • B. 

      It states a general truth.

    • C. 

      It states a possibility.

  • 3. 
    What sort of conditional is this? If the fog comes in tonight, it will be more humid but warmer.
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Second

  • 4. 
    Why is this sentence in the first conditional? If the fog comes in tonight, it will be more humid but warmer.
    • A. 

      It is a general truth.

    • B. 

      It is a possiblility, and refers to a specific time - 'tonight', rather than a general truth.

    • C. 

      It is a possibility about a general truth.

    • D. 

      It is a possibility.

  • 5. 
    What sort of conditional is this? Go to the Post Office later and it will be really busy.
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      First using imperative condition

    • D. 

      Second

  • 6. 
    Fill in the blank. Use the verb 'to have' If you find a four-leafed clover, you ________ good luck.
  • 7. 
    What sort of conditional is this? An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Second

  • 8. 
    An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Why is this saying a zero conditional?Choose two options.
    • A. 

      It is considered to be a general truth.

    • B. 

      It is imaginary.

    • C. 

      It is a strong possibility.

    • D. 

      It is stated in the present tense.

    • E. 

      It is highly probable.

  • 9. 
    This is a piece of advice someone tells you the day before an exam:"If you drink too much coffee, you will feel nervous."What sort of conditional is it?
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Second

  • 10. 
    Why does the speaker choose the first conditional to give this piece of advice?"If you drink too much coffee, you will feel nervous."Choose the best option.
    • A. 

      The speaker is very wise and knows everything about the effects of coffee. The speaker has seen the effects of coffee first-hand.

    • B. 

      The speaker knows you well and has seen the effect of coffee on you! Therefore, he/she knows it is possible you will be nervous.

    • C. 

      The speaker has amazing powers of prediction. He/she is psychic.

  • 11. 
    Rewrite this sentence. Leave now, and you’ll catch the next bus. Start the sentence with if you..... Use the words from the original sentence. If you need to add words like 'you', go ahead.
  • 12. 
    What sort of conditional is this?If there is a bank holiday the next day, the shops are really busy.
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Second

  • 13. 
    Rewrite the zero conditional below as a first conditional. If there is a bank holiday the next day, the shops are really busy.If it is a bank holiday tomorrow, today the shops......
  • 14. 
    What sort of conditional is this? If I had the money, I would go on a very long luxury cruise around the world. I would go away for at least two years!
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Second

  • 15. 
    Why is this sentence in the second conditional?If I had the money, I would go on a very long luxury cruise around the world. I would go away for at least two years! Choose two options.
    • A. 

      It uses if + past tense + would + verb

    • B. 

      It is possible

    • C. 

      It is real and will happen - you will one day have that much money!

    • D. 

      It is imaginary, and sadly improbable that you will ever have that much money.

    • E. 

      It is imaginary but possible that you will have enough money one day.

  • 16. 
    Complete the sentence - fill in the blank. Use 'to try out'. If I were you, I _____________ the new British Council LearnEnglish website - it's very useful!
  • 17. 
    Complete the sentence - fill in the blank with to vote for. If she had a vote, she ____________ for Nick Clegg in the elections.
  • 18. 
    Fill in the blank. Use to own. If we _______ a cat, it would be harder to go away on holiday. Who would feed it while we were away?
  • 19. 
    Fill in the blank. Use have to. If we get a dog, you __________ walk it!
  • 20. 
    Fill in the blank with 'to win'.If Nick Clegg ______ the election, he would be the first Liberal Democrat Prime Minister for decades.