Basic Grammar Test! Rectify The Error! Trivia Quiz

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Do you know how to use words in the correct form so that a desire meaning for a sentence can be achieve and ensuring that a sentence is grammatically correct following laid down rules of the language? Below is a basic grammar test where you will be expected to rectify the errors in order to complete the sentences correctly. Think you are up to the task? Be sure to give it a try to find out!.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How ___ packages are you shipping out?

    • A.

      Many

    • B.

      Much

    • C.

      More

    Correct Answer
    A. Many
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "many" because the question is asking about the number of packages being shipped out. "Many" is used to refer to a large number of countable objects, while "much" is used for uncountable nouns and "more" is used to compare quantities.

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  • 2. 

    The big company meeting is         .

    • A.

      On room 256 in Tuesday

    • B.

      In room 256 in Tuesday

    • C.

      On room 256 on Tuesday

    • D.

      In room 256 on Tuesday

    Correct Answer
    D. In room 256 on Tuesday
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in room 256 on Tuesday" because it correctly uses the preposition "in" to indicate the location of the big company meeting, which is room 256. It also correctly uses the preposition "on" to indicate the day of the meeting, which is Tuesday.

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  • 3. 

    ___ the package been picked up?

    • A.

      Have

    • B.

      Haven't

    • C.

      Has

    • D.

      Was

    Correct Answer
    C. Has
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Has" because it agrees with the subject "the package" which is singular. "Has" is the present tense form of the verb "to have" used with third person singular subjects.

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  • 4. 

    Which three verbs all have the same final sound?

    • A.

      Sneezed, played, watched

    • B.

      Looked, studied, washed

    • C.

      Missed, laughed, clapped

    • D.

      Worked, answered, blogged

    Correct Answer
    C. Missed, laughed, clapped
    Explanation
    The three verbs "missed," "laughed," and "clapped" all have the same final sound, which is the "-ed" sound.

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  • 5. 

    He ___ have the right address.

    • A.

      Don't

    • B.

      Doesn't

    • C.

      Hasn't

    • D.

      Still

    Correct Answer
    B. Doesn't
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "doesn't" because it is the correct form of the verb "to do" in the third person singular (he/she/it). In this sentence, "doesn't" is used to negate the verb "have" and indicate that he does not possess or know the correct address.

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  • 6. 

    Do you know ___?

    • A.

      What country is this going to

    • B.

      What is the country this is going to

    • C.

      What country this is going to

    • D.

      What country will this going to

    Correct Answer
    C. What country this is going to
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "what country this is going to." This is the correct question structure to ask about the destination of something or someone. The other options have incorrect word order or grammar.

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  • 7. 

    Mr. Richards went to the post office         buy some stamps.  

    • A.

      Because

    • B.

      In order

    • C.

      For

    • D.

      To

    Correct Answer
    D. To
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to". The word "to" is used to indicate the purpose or intention of an action. In this case, Mr. Richards went to the post office with the intention of buying some stamps.

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  • 8. 

    If you ___, we can make those changes right now.

    • A.

      Likes

    • B.

      Would like

    • C.

      Must like

    • D.

      Would like to

    Correct Answer
    B. Would like
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "would like" because it is the appropriate phrase to express a desire or preference in a polite manner. In the given sentence, the speaker is suggesting that if the person wants something to be changed, they can do it immediately. The phrase "would like" conveys a polite request or willingness to have the changes made.

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  • 9. 

    The driver ___ on the door and I was home.

    • A.

      Doesn't knock

    • B.

      Haven't knocked

    • C.

      Didn't knock

    • D.

      Had knock

    Correct Answer
    C. Didn't knock
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "didn't knock" because the sentence is in the past tense and "didn't knock" is the correct negative form of the verb "knock" in the past tense. It indicates that the driver did not perform the action of knocking on the door, and as a result, the speaker was already at home.

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  • 10. 

    The driver gave me the label and I filled         right away.

    • A.

      It out

    • B.

      It

    • C.

      Them out

    • D.

      Them

    Correct Answer
    A. It out
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "it out." In this sentence, the driver gave the speaker a label, and the speaker immediately filled it out. The pronoun "it" refers to the label that was given.

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  • 11. 

    Eastern Airlines is         its great on-time record. Its planes are almost never late!

    • A.

      Famous about

    • B.

      Famous with

    • C.

      Known by

    • D.

      Known for

    Correct Answer
    D. Known for
    Explanation
    Eastern Airlines is known for its great on-time record because its planes are almost never late. This suggests that the airline has a reputation for being punctual and reliable, which is likely well-known among travelers.

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  • 12. 

    Karen and Steve are my best friends. I know I can count         them for anything.

    • A.

      At

    • B.

      On

    • C.

      To

    • D.

      With

    Correct Answer
    B. On
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "on" because it is used to indicate a close relationship or connection between people. In this context, it suggests that Karen and Steve are reliable and trustworthy friends who can be relied upon for anything.

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  • 13. 

    Choose the sentence that sounds best.

    • A.

      You using your own account?

    • B.

      You are using your own account?

    • C.

      Are you using your own account?

    • D.

      Are you use your own account?

    Correct Answer
    C. Are you using your own account?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Are you using your own account?" because it is a grammatically correct question that uses the correct subject-verb agreement and word order. The other options either have incorrect verb forms or incorrect word order, making them grammatically incorrect.

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  • 14. 

    Thank you ___.

    • A.

      For holding

    • B.

      To hold

    • C.

      For hold

    • D.

      For the hold

    Correct Answer
    A. For holding
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for holding." This is because "for holding" is the correct prepositional phrase that follows the verb "thank you." It is used to express gratitude towards someone for their act of holding or keeping something.

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  • 15. 

    Marcus was born in Germany, and        .

    • A.

      So did Johan

    • B.

      Too was Johan

    • C.

      Johan did too

    • D.

      Johan was too

    Correct Answer
    D. Johan was too
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Johan was too." This answer is correct because it completes the sentence by stating that Johan also was born in Germany, just like Marcus.

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  • 16. 

    Choose the sentence that sounds best.

    • A.

      Right now, I’m going to calculate for you the rate.

    • B.

      I’m going to calculate the rate for you, right now.

    • C.

      I’m going to calculate the rate now for you.

    • D.

      The rate I’m going to calculate for you right now.

    Correct Answer
    B. I’m going to calculate the rate for you, right now.
    Explanation
    The sentence "I’m going to calculate the rate for you, right now." sounds the best because it follows a natural and clear sentence structure. The placement of "right now" at the end of the sentence emphasizes the immediacy of the action.

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  • 17. 

    Before         to bed last night, I took two aspirin with a large glass of water.

    • A.

      I went

    • B.

      I go

    • C.

      Having to go

    • D.

      To go

    Correct Answer
    A. I went
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I went". The sentence is describing an action that happened in the past, so the past tense "went" is the correct form to use.

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  • 18. 

    Why         to New York City last month? Was it for business?

    • A.

      Did you went

    • B.

      Did you go

    • C.

      Were you go

    • D.

      Do you go

    Correct Answer
    B. Did you go
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "did you go." In this question, we are asking about a past event (going to New York City last month), so we need to use the past tense. "Did you go" is the correct past tense form of the verb "to go" in the question.

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  • 19. 

    The teacher explained the lesson well, but Mark         anything about the lesson.

    • A.

      Don't understood

    • B.

      Doesn't understand

    • C.

      Didn't understand

    • D.

      Didn't understood

    Correct Answer
    C. Didn't understand
    Explanation
    The sentence is in the past tense, so we need to use the past tense form of the verb "understand." "Don't understood" and "doesn't understand" are incorrect because they use the present tense form of the verb. "Didn't understood" is also incorrect because it uses the past tense form of the verb "do" instead of "understand." Therefore, the correct answer is "didn't understand."

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