English Grammar Proficiency

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English Proficiency Test Quizzes & Trivia

This test is designed to test English grammar proficiency in order to determine the level of English a student is at. ***NOTE: ALL GRAMMAR, SPELLING AND PUNCTUATION MUST BE EXACT OR THE QUESTION WILL COUNT AS WRONG! Thank you for your care in completing the test accurately.


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    A.  Rewrite the next 3 sentences. Begin each sentence with “He” OR “She”:1.  I am busy.
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    2.  I am learning English.
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    3.  I have a new book.
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    B. Look at these examples : I want ....a.... biscuit.                                     I want ...a.... cup of coffee. I want ...some… biscuits.                             I want ... some... coffee. Do you want  ... any... biscuits?                 Do you want ...any... coffee? I don't want ....any.... biscuits.                  I don't want  ...any... coffee .   Now complete the next 4 sentences according to the examples above: 1. There are                         books on the desk
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    2. I drank                              glass of milk.
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    3. Do you want                   butter?
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    4. There aren't                   people in the street.
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    C. look at the examples : I haven't any eggs.          I haven't ......got many....... eggs. He hasn't any coffee.    He hasn't ......got much....... coffee. Now rewrite the next 2 sentences and make corrections where needed. 1. I haven't any butter.                                                                                                     
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    2. We haven't any milk.
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    D. Look At this example for verb past tense: She goes to town every day.                      She        went     to town yesterday.Now answer the next 5 questions according to the example. 1. She buys a new car every year. He                       a new cay last year.
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    2. She airs the room every day. She                         it this morning.
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    3. He often loses his pen. He                      his pen this morning.
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    4. He always listens to the news. He                       to the news yesterday.
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    5. She empties this basket every day. She                            it yesterday.
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    E. Look at these examples for Questions and Negatives: He went to the cinema yesterday. Question 1: Did he go to the cinema yesterday? Question 2: Where did he go yesterday? Negative: HE didn't go to the cinema yesterday.   1. He bought a new car.                                                        Question 1:       Did                                                                                 
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    E. Look at these examples for Questions and Negatives: He went to the cinema yesterday. Question 1: Did he go to the cinema yesterday? Question 2: Where did he go yesterday? Negative: He didn't go to the cinema yesterday.   2. She can come with us tomorrow. Negative:                                                                                            
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    E. Look at these examples for Questions and Negatives: He went to the cinema yesterday. Question 1: Did he go to the cinema yesterday? Question 2: Where did he go yesterday? Negative: HE didn't go to the cinema yesterday.   3. They were here yesterday. Question 2: When                                                                           
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    E. Look at these examples for Questions and Negatives: He went to the cinema yesterday. Question 1: Did he go to the cinema yesterday? Question 2: Where did he go yesterday? Negative: HE didn't go to the cinema yesterday. 4. He gave you a pen. Question 1:   Did                                                                                     
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    F. Look at this example for adverbs: She smiled                          (pleasant) She smiled pleasantly.Fill in the blank for the next 5 questions  1.  He read the phrase                                    (slow)
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    2. He worked                                      (lazy)
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    3. He worked                                      (careful)
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    G. Look at this example for contractions. It will rain tomorrow It'll rain tomorrowRewrite the next 3 sentences using contractions:   1. He will arrive tomorrow.
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    2. She will come this evening. 
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    3. I will see you the day after tomorrow. 
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    H. Look at this example for possessiveness: This address belongs to my sister.  It is hers. Add the proper possessive pronoun to the following sentences. 1. These things belong to my husband. They are                               .
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    2. This coat belongs to me. It is                                                 .
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    3. These shoes belong to my wife. They are                        .
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    4. These pens belong to Tom and Betty.  The pens are                                   .
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    5. This suitcase belongs to you. It is                                        .  
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    I . Look at this example for comparatives: It is warm, but it was warmer yesterday.  Add the proper comparative to the next 3 sentences: 1. It is cool today, but it was                        yesterday.
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    2. This test is easy, but that one is                           
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    3. This book is expensive, but that one is                             
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    K. Put at, in or on in the proper blanks (prepositions):   1. He is going to call  five O'clock.
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    2. My birthday is                               May 21st.
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    3. It is always cold                            February.
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    Choose the proper preposition to go in the blank.1. The airplane is flying                                  the village.
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      Across

    • B. 

      Over

    • C. 

      Along

    • D. 

      Between

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    Choose the proper preposition to go in the blank.2. The ship is going                          the bridge.
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      Out of

    • B. 

      On

    • C. 

      Under

    • D. 

      Along

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    Choose the proper preposition to go in the blank.3. The boy is swimming                 the river.
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      In

    • B. 

      Under

    • C. 

      Between

    • D. 

      On

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    M. Put in   “Who” or “Which” in the proper blanks below: 1.                             hat did you buy ?
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Which

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    2.                             broke this plate ?
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Which

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    3.                             bus did you catch ?
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Which

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    N. Joining Sentences:  Look at these examples : She is the girl. She met me yesterday.                   She is the girl who met me yesterday. She is the girl. I met her yesterday.                         She is the girl whom I met yesterday. This is the book.  I bought it yesterday.                 This is the book which I bought yesterday.   Use “who”, “whom” or “which” to join these sentences: 1. This is the car. The mechanic repaired it yesterday.
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    2. He is the man. I invited him to the party.
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    3. These are the things. I bought them yesterday.
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    O. Plurals:Look At this example : I can see some cups, but I can't see any glasses.Now change the singular to a plural in each case for the next 5 sentences. 1. I can see some spoons, but I can't see any                                      (knife)
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    2. I can see some hammers, but I can't see any                  box)
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    3. I can see some cupboards, but I can't see any                                (shelf)
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    P. Read this story carefully.  You will be allowed to read the story only ONE time: Last week, I took my four-years-old-daughter, Sally, to a children’s party. We travelled by train. Sally has never travelled by train before. She sat near the window and asked a lot of questions. Suddenly, a middle-aged lady came into our compartment and sat opposite Sally. "Hello, little girl " she said. Sally did not answer, but looked at her curiously. The lady took out her powder compact. She then began to put make-up on her face. "Why are you doing that?"  Sally asked. "To make myself beautiful" the lady answered. She put away her compact and smiled kindly. "But you’re still ugly" Sally said. OOoops ! Now answer to these questions: 1. Did this person take Sally to the park?
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      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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    2. Did this person take Sally to a children's party?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

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    3. Was the lady young or was she middle-aged?
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      Young

    • B. 

      Middle-aged