Vocabulary And Grammar Quiz Exam!

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Good vocabulary improves reading comprehension, and this is a fact. Helping kids with their vocabulary skills essentially enables them to understand novels and textbooks better. If someone does not have a decent vocabulary, they cannot clearly and thoughtfully express themselves. Grammar refers to the rules that govern the English language. It shows you how to structure a sentence correctly. This quiz involves both fill-in-the-blank and multiple-choice questions. Give it a shot.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Yesterday I had to take my laptop back to the shop (1) ……………………… I bought it.  Fortunately, I still had the original packaging. The same person (2) ……………………… had sold it to me was there in the shop, so I explained the problem to him. The software, (3) ……………………… I’d had to pay extra for, didn’t work on this machine and had crashed it. The assistant said that I’d installed it wrongly, which wasn’t true at all! He wouldn’t believe me, so I insisted on speaking to the manager, (4) ……………………… office was right at the top of the building. I had to explain the problem all over again to her and she tried to say the same as the assistant and couldn’t understand (5) ……………………… I was getting angry. In the end, I demanded a refund, which she eventually agreed to give me.
  • 2. 
    Companies have been showing off their latest consumer gadgets at a trade show in Las Vegas. Amongst all the drones and cars and wearable technology, there were some interesting innovations for the home. Like the (1) ……………………… that connects to the Internet, so you can control your wash programme remotely. Or a (2) ……………………… that can be linked to a thermostat so the washing up gets done when energy costs are lowest. Or what about a fridge with a (3) ……………………… on the door so you can order your groceries and a smart (4) ……………………… inside that can show you what’s in it while you’re out shopping? And at the cheaper end of the market there’s a robot that will clean your grill for you, although demonstrations revealed one (5) ………………………, which was that the grill has to cool down before it will work. It’s hard to predict which of these will survive the test of time, but there’s plenty going on in the world of technology.
  • 3. 
    My grandmother is slowly getting to grips with modern technology. I got her a smartphone for her birthday, but I think she has lost the (1) ……………………… (charge). Either that or she never has it switched on. But at least I managed to persuade her to (2) ……………………… (grade) her computer and we often contact each other that way. At first, she didn’t use it much and when I went to visit her I found that it was (3) ……………………… (connect)! But I showed her what she could do with it and we booked her onto a silver surfer’s course and now she uses it all the time. She has pretty fast (4) ……………………… (band) where she lives. Unfortunately, I live in a remote area and the (5) ……………………… (cover) here could be a lot better, but it means we can speak to each other quite often for free. She is becoming a lot more confident with it and she’s even downloading programmes and music now.
  • 4. 
    Hi    Tom,     Sorry    I    haven’t    been    in    touch,    but    I    had    terrible    problems    with    my    computer    last    week.    I    was    using    that    file-sharing    website    you    told    me    about    when    the    screen    suddenly    (1)    froze/went    off/ran    out    and    then    the    whole    thing    just    crashed.    Luckily,    I    had    remembered    to    (2)    select/back    up/set    up    my    files,    so    I    didn’t    lose    too    much    data    but    it    took    ages    to    (3)    plug    in/    recharge/install    everything    again.    I    was    really    worried    about    my    assignment,    but    fortunately    I’d    emailed    a    first    draft    to    my    tutor    last    week    so    he    (4)    swiped/printed/inserted    it    out    for    me    and    I’ve    just    spent    the    afternoon    typing    it    all    up    again.    In    a    way,    it    was    a    good    thing    because    I    could    see    what    was    wrong    with    the    first    draft    so    I    (5)    pinched/inserted/deleted    a    lot    of    it    and    I    think    it’s    a    much    better    piece    of    writing    now.    Let’s    hope    my    tutor    thinks    so,    too!     Anyway,    let’s    meet    up    soon.     Hope    you’re    well.     Andy
  • 5. 
    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the email.    I was using that file-sharing website you told me about when the screen suddenly (1) froze / went off / ran out and then the whole thing just crashed.
    • A. 

      Froze

    • B. 

      Went off

    • C. 

      Ran out

  • 6. 
    Complete the second sentence so it means the same as the first, using the word given. Do not change the word given. Use between two and five words. I played volleyball until I went to university.       STOPPED      I ……………………… I went to university.
  • 7. 
    Get some batteries at the shop. Please don’t forget.       REMEMBER Please ……………………… at the shop.
  • 8. 
    I won a short film competition once. I’ll always remember it.      FORGET         I’ll ……………………… that short film competition.
  • 9. 
    One of my teachers used to give me good study tips, but she’s left now.        ALWAYS The teacher ……………………… good study tips has left now.
  • 10. 
    The restaurant that we used to have dinner in has been demolished.      WHERE          The restaurant ……………………… dinner has been demolished.
  • 11. 
    Complete the text with these words. There are two extra words. Yesterday I had to take my laptop back to the shop (1) ………………… I bought it.
    • A. 

      What

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      Who

    • E. 

      Whose  

    • F. 

      Why

    • G. 

      Which

  • 12. 
    Choose the correct alternatives to complete the text.   Many years ago, when I was a child, I remember (1) travelling / travelled to California with my parents.
    • A. 

      Travelling

    • B. 

      Travelled

  • 13. 
    We were going to visit my uncle, (2) who / which was working for a technology company in Silicon Valley, before driving on down to Los Angeles.
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Which

  • 14. 
    We flew to San Francisco and then hired a car, but my mum had to do all the driving because my dad had forgotten (3) bringing / to bring his driving licence.  
    • A. 

      Bringing

    • B. 

      To bring

  • 15. 
    My dad was very excited about seeing all those little companies that were creating the technology we use now, but what I remember most is when we stopped at Lone Cypress (4) watched / to watch the sunset over the Pacific and the trip to Disneyland.  
    • A. 

      Watched

    • B. 

      To watch

  • 16. 
    My uncle is working in India now, (5) that  / which is where I'm going. This time, I'm as excited about the technology companies as my dad was all those years ago.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Which

  • 17. 
    My grandmother is slowly getting to grips with modern technology. I got her a smartphone for her birthday, but I think she has lost the (1) ……………………… (charge).  
  • 18. 
    Either that or she never has it switched on. But at least I managed to persuade her to (2) ……………………… (grade) her computer and we often contact each other that way.  
  • 19. 
    At first, she didn’t use it much and when I went to visit her I found that it was (3) ……………………… (connect)!  
  • 20. 
    But I showed her what she could do with it and we booked her onto a silver surfer’s course and now she uses it all the time. She has pretty fast (4) ……………………… (band) where she lives.  
  • 21. 
    Unfortunately, I live in a remote area and the (5) ……………………… (cover) here could be a lot better, but it means we can speak to each other quite often for free.  
  • 22. 
    The same person (2) ……………………… had sold it to me was there in the shop, so I explained the problem to him.
    • A. 

      What

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      Who

    • E. 

      Whose  

    • F. 

      Why

    • G. 

      Which

  • 23. 
    The software, (3) ……………………… I’d had to pay extra for, didn’t work on this machine and had crashed it.
    • A. 

      What

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      Who

    • E. 

      Whose  

    • F. 

      Why

    • G. 

      Which

  • 24. 
    He wouldn’t believe me, so I insisted on speaking to the manager, (4) ……………………… office was right at the top of the building.
    • A. 

      What

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      Who

    • E. 

      Whose  

    • F. 

      Why

    • G. 

      Which

  • 25. 
    I had to explain the problem all over again to her and she tried to say the same as the assistant and couldn’t understand (5) ……………………… I was getting angry.
    • A. 

      What

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      Who

    • E. 

      Whose  

    • F. 

      Why

    • G. 

      Which

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