Elliptical Construction Test Quiz!

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Have you ever heard of elliptical construction? Elliptical construction is when a word or phrase implied by context is left out of a sentence, possibly because of repetition of a preceding word or phrase. The omission of the word is necessary to the grammatical completeness of the sentence. This quiz will tell you all about elliptical construction, and it tests you on your grammar skills. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    He came here yesterday and I __________.
    • A. 

      Does too

    • B. 

      Did too

    • C. 

      Doing too

    • D. 

      Did either

  • 2. 
    He did not buy pizza and _________ I.
    • A. 

      Neither do

    • B. 

      Neither does

    • C. 

      Neither did

    • D. 

      Either did

  • 3. 
    Father doesn't like milk and mother _________ .
    • A. 

      Doesn't either

    • B. 

      Didn't either

    • C. 

      Don't either

    • D. 

      Doesn't neither

  • 4. 
    She is not making doughnuts and we ___________ 
    • A. 

      Isn't either

    • B. 

      Aren't neither

    • C. 

      Aren't either

    • D. 

      Isn't neither

  • 5. 
    He speaks Korean very well and Nina __________.
    • A. 

      Does neither

    • B. 

      Did either

    • C. 

      Do too

    • D. 

      Does too

  • 6. 
    Ben likes mangoes and Amy __________.
    • A. 

      Does too

    • B. 

      So does

    • C. 

      Does neither

    • D. 

      Neither does

  • 7. 
    Mary is a student and ___________ Kevin.
    • A. 

      Is too

    • B. 

      So is

    • C. 

      Neither is

    • D. 

      So does

  • 8. 
    He can do that work and __________ they.
    • A. 

      So do

    • B. 

      Neither can

    • C. 

      So can

    • D. 

      So will

  • 9. 
    The cat hasn't drunk the milk and the dog __________.
    • A. 

      Hasn't either

    • B. 

      Has either

    • C. 

      Haven't either

    • D. 

      Hasn't neither

  • 10. 
    He goes to school every day and ________ I.
    • A. 

      So does

    • B. 

      So do

    • C. 

      So did

    • D. 

      Do too

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