English Grammar Test For SEO Content Writers

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Hello. Welcome to the Zallas Technologies English Grammar Test for SEO Content Writers. Be sure to answer as many questions as you can in the time allowed. There are 30 assorted multiple choice questions in this exam, which you must complete within half an hour. You will be tested on the following grammar points: -Conditonals -Subject-Verb agreement -Modal Auxiliary Verbs -Phrasal Verbs -Countable and Uncountable Nouns -Preposition Use As soon as you receive your score, please take a screen capture of your "certificate" (only visible if you score 80% or higher (PrtScr + Control C) and email it to [email protected] Com.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If I have time to wash my car, I ________ do it.
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Could

    • C. 

      Will

    • D. 

      Must not

  • 2. 
    I would lower taxes if I _____ the President.
    • A. 

      Will be

    • B. 

      Would be

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Am

    • E. 

      Might be

  • 3. 
    Andrew was talking about his girlfriend at work when he ________ because his wife walked into the room.
    • A. 

      Butt in

    • B. 

      Shut down

    • C. 

      Broke off

    • D. 

      Stood out

  • 4. 
    Which of the choices below would be INCORRECT for this sentence:"If she had a million dollars, she ___________ take a year long vacation."
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Will

    • C. 

      Could

    • D. 

      Might

  • 5. 
    Choose the phrase which best completes the conditional statement. 1. If it rains, _________________.
    • A. 

      Her father would have picked her up

    • B. 

      Her father will have picked her up

    • C. 

      Her father picked her up

    • D. 

      Her father picks her up

  • 6. 
    Daniel is amazing. He can ___________ the name of every major basketball player in the NBA today.
    • A. 

      Rattle off

    • B. 

      Rattle of

    • C. 

      Rattle

    • D. 

      Roll out

  • 7. 
    My best friend lives ______ 11th Street.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      At

    • C. 

      On

    • D. 

      Around

  • 8. 
    I'll be ______________ their goldfish while they are away on holiday.
    • A. 

      Looking at

    • B. 

      Looking for

    • C. 

      Looking after

    • D. 

      Looking over

  • 9. 
    By the time they arrive, we ________________ our homework
    • A. 

      Finished

    • B. 

      Will have finished

    • C. 

      Are finishing

    • D. 

      Will finish

  • 10. 
    Spot the error/s in the following sentence:The editor adviced her to read "Elements of Style".                     A                                    B
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      A or B

  • 11. 
    When I stopped __________ to Marie, she was cooking dinner for her kids.
    • A. 

      Speaking

    • B. 

      To speak

    • C. 

      Speak

    • D. 

      Spoken

  • 12. 
    The conference room _______________ for a meeting today.
    • A. 

      Is used

    • B. 

      Is used up

    • C. 

      Was used

    • D. 

      Is being used

  • 13. 
    I was __________ to be at the meeting this morning.
    • A. 

      Suppose

    • B. 

      Supposed

    • C. 

      Supposing

    • D. 

      Supposedly

  • 14. 
    We ____________ basketball every day when we were young.
    • A. 

      Use to

    • B. 

      Would play

    • C. 

      Were playing

    • D. 

      Were used to play

  • 15. 
    Clarice: Why are your hands so dirty? Hannibal: I _______________ in the garden.
    • A. 

      Was working

    • B. 

      Worked

    • C. 

      Have been working

    • D. 

      Have worked

  • 16. 
    Did you remember __________ the door?
    • A. 

      Locking the door

    • B. 

      To lock

    • C. 

      Lock

    • D. 

      Having locked

  • 17. 
    Which model __________ 300 k.p.h.?
    • A. 

      Does go

    • B. 

      Have gone

    • C. 

      Goes

    • D. 

      Go

  • 18. 
    That is the man __________ grandfather founded this organization.
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Who's

    • C. 

      Whose

    • D. 

      Which

  • 19. 
    I could hardly ________ the sign in the distance.
    • A. 

      Make out

    • B. 

      Look out

    • C. 

      Make up

    • D. 

      Watch out

  • 20. 
    They'll get up __________the crack of dawn, drink cofee __________ the lawn and have a swim __________  the lake.
    • A. 

      At, in, on

    • B. 

      At, on, in

    • C. 

      In, at, on

    • D. 

      At, on, at

  • 21. 
    He drove the car ____________ the parking lot and went home.
    • A. 

      Out

    • B. 

      Out of

    • C. 

      Outside

    • D. 

      Into

  • 22. 
    The Constitution guarantees  freedom of _________ so that we can put ideas down in writing and communicate freely.
    • A. 

      Speech

    • B. 

      Country

    • C. 

      The press

    • D. 

      The people

  • 23. 
    You ____________ here. The amount should be $145.28, not $132.58.
    • A. 

      Slipped out

    • B. 

      Slip up

    • C. 

      Slipped up

    • D. 

      Stuck out

  • 24. 
    She wished she ___________ the new iPhone.
    • A. 

      Bought

    • B. 

      Has bought

    • C. 

      Had bought

    • D. 

      Will buy

  • 25. 
    You'll be leaving for London soon, ___________?
    • A. 

      Aren't you

    • B. 

      Won't you

    • C. 

      Don't you

    • D. 

      Shall you

  • 26. 
    Which word makes the following sentence grammatically incorect?I would like informations. 
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      Would

    • C. 

      Like

    • D. 

      Informations