An All In One English Quiz To Test Your Grammar And Vocabulary!

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An All In One English Quiz To Test Your Grammar And Vocabulary!

In linguistics, the grammar of a natural language is its set of structural constraints on speakers' or writers' composition of clauses, phrases, and words. A vocabulary, also known as a wordstock or word-stock, is a set of familiar words within a person's language. This is an all in one English quiz to test your grammar and vocabulary!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Complete the text with the -ing or to infinitive form of given verbs. There are two extra verbs. A recent investigation into the human brain found that those struggling (1) …………………………..…...  a puzzle or problem should give up (2) …………………………..…...  at the page and should watch or read something funny or uplifting. Researchers suggest (3) …………………………..…...  a comedy sketch or a film that people know will bring a smile to their face. They claim you should avoid (4) …………………………..…...  time watching horror films or TV programmes with sad scenes, as by feeding your negative emotions, you risk (5) …………………………..…...  inspiration. They promise that by considering this advice, you will gain additional insight and be able to find solutions to your puzzles or problems more quickly.
    • lose            •   make              •   solve             •   spend              •   stare           •   take              •   watch
  • 2. 
    A recent investigation into the human brain found that those struggling [Blank]  a puzzle or problem should give up (2) …………………………..…...  at the page and should watch or read something funny or uplifting.
  • 3. 
    A recent investigation into the human brain found that those struggling (1) …………………………..…...   a puzzle or problem should give up [Blank]  at the page and should watch or read something funny or uplifting.
  • 4. 
    Researchers suggest [Blank]  a comedy sketch or a film that people know will bring a smile to their face.
  • 5. 
    They claim you should avoid [Blank]  time watching horror films or TV programmes with sad scenes, as by feeding your negative emotions, you risk (5) …………………………..…...  inspiration.
  • 6. 
    They claim you should avoid (4) …………………………..…...  time watching horror films or TV programmes with sad scenes, as by feeding your negative emotions, you risk  [Blank]  inspiration.
  • 7. 
    Anna:   Hey, Jane, what are you doing? Jane:   It’s my new hobby. I’ve started (1) …………… decoupage. Anna:   What’s that? Jane:   Basically, it’s decorating things by sticking on paper and tissue paper. Look, I’ve made these jewellery boxes for my mum. Anna:   Wow! They’re beautiful! How do you do it? Jane:   Well, I begin by buying some of these boxes on the Internet. They only cost about €8 each. I prefer (2) …………… special tissue paper because it sticks better. I recommend (3) …………… a good paper glue, too. I’ve created the designs by myself. I didn’t come up with the idea though, I saw it on the Internet. Anna:   Wow! Can I have a go? Jane:   Of course, try to avoid (4) …………… your fingers stuck to the paper as it tears easily. Don’t forget (5) …………… the top on the glue, otherwise it will go dry. Anna:   OK. Let's get started!
  • 8. 
    Complete the dialogue with the correct answer, A, B or C. Jane:   It’s my new hobby. I’ve started (1) …………… decoupage.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Doing

    • C. 

      Done

  • 9. 
    Jane:     Well, I begin by buying some of these boxes on the Internet. They only cost about €8 each. I prefer (2) …………… special tissue paper because it sticks better.
    • A. 

      To use

    • B. 

      Use

    • C. 

      Uses

  • 10. 
    Jane:      I recommend (3) …………… a good paper glue, too. I’ve created the designs by myself. I didn’t come up with the idea though, I saw it on the Internet.
    • A. 

      You to buy

    • B. 

      Buy

    • C. 

      Buying

  • 11. 
    Jane:     Of course, try to avoid (4) …………… your fingers stuck to the paper as it tears easily.
    • A. 

      Get

    • B. 

      To get

    • C. 

      Getting

  • 12. 
    Jane:    Don’t forget (5) …………… the top on the glue, otherwise it will go dry.
    • A. 

      Putting

    • B. 

      To put

    • C. 

      Put

  • 13. 
    The night before the exam, Tom tried his hardest to (1) articulate/memorise/interpret all of the irregular verbs on the list, an activity he perceived (2) like/so/as boring. After about half an hour he found his mind (3) grasping/struggling/wandering to his favourite TV series. ‘I wish I had a (4) grasp/gift/way for learning languages,’ he moaned. After another half an hour of staring at the page he couldn’t (5) recall/perceive/grasp a single verb. Then he started reading the list out loud and within 20 minutes he had learned the lot!
  • 14. 
    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the text. The night before the exam, Tom tried his hardest to (1) articulate/memorise/interpret all of the irregular verbs on the list ....
    • A. 

      Articulate

    • B. 

      Memorise

    • C. 

      Interpret

  • 15. 
    ... an activity he perceived (2) like/so/as boring.
    • A. 

      Like

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      As

  • 16. 
    After about half an hour he found his mind (3) grasping/struggling/wandering to his favourite TV series.
    • A. 

      Grasping

    • B. 

      Struggling

    • C. 

      Wandering

  • 17. 
    ‘I wish I had a (4) grasp/gift/way for learning languages,’ he moaned.
    • A. 

      Grasp

    • B. 

      Gift

    • C. 

      Way

  • 18. 
    After another half an hour of staring at the page he couldn’t (5) recall/perceive/grasp a single verb.
    • A. 

      Recall

    • B. 

      Percieve

    • C. 

      Grasp

  • 19. 
    After her first psychology seminar on ‘the mind’, Jenny felt she hadn’t fully caught (1) …………………………..…... to what the lecturer was explaining. She had only picked (2) …………………………..…... a few of the ideas so she asked her friend Sasha if she could help her piece (3) …………………………..…... the missing information. They looked at each other’s notes and came up (4) …………………………..…... some ideas as to what the lecturer was trying to say. Talking it (5) …………………………..…... with a friend helped make things clearer, and after a bit of reading on the subject, Jenny felt she had a much clearer understanding of the seminar.
  • 20. 
    Complete the text with one word in each gap.  After her first psychology seminar on ‘the mind’, Jenny felt she hadn’t fully caught [Blank] to what the lecturer was explaining.
  • 21. 
    She had only picked [Blank]a few of the ideas so she asked her friend Sasha if she could help her piece (3) …………………………..…... the missing information.
  • 22. 
    She had only picked (2) …………………………..….  a few of the ideas so she asked her friend Sasha if she could help her piece  [Blank]  the missing information.
  • 23. 
    They looked at each other’s notes and came up  [Blank]  some ideas as to what the lecturer was trying to say.
  • 24. 
    Talking it  [Blank] with a friend helped make things clearer, and after a bit of reading on the subject, Jenny felt she had a much clearer understanding of the seminar.