Grammar Quiz 4 - Kinds Of Conditional Sentences

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Grammar Quiz 4 - Kinds Of Conditional Sentences - Quiz

Identify the kind of conditional.


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  • 1. 

    What's your name?

  • 2. 

    If I hadn’t become an ESL teacher, I probably would have become a photographer.

    • A.

      Present real conditional

    • B.

      Future real conditional

    • C.

      Present unreal conditional

    • D.

      Past unreal conditional

    • E.

      Mixed conditional

    Correct Answer
    D. Past unreal conditional
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests a hypothetical situation in the past. The speaker is expressing a regret or a missed opportunity by saying that if they had not become an ESL teacher, they would have chosen a different career path, specifically becoming a photographer. This aligns with the concept of a past unreal conditional, which refers to hypothetical situations in the past that did not actually happen.

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  • 3. 

    If I had had children, my life would be a lot busier.

    • A.

      Present real conditional

    • B.

      Future real conditional

    • C.

      Present unreal conditional

    • D.

      Past unreal conditional

    • E.

      Mixed conditional

    Correct Answer
    E. Mixed conditional
    Explanation
    The given sentence "If I had had children, my life would be a lot busier" is an example of a mixed conditional. It combines elements of both the past unreal conditional and the present unreal conditional. The first part of the sentence "If I had had children" refers to a hypothetical situation in the past that did not happen. The second part "my life would be a lot busier" refers to the present result of that hypothetical situation. Therefore, this sentence falls under the category of a mixed conditional.

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  • 4. 

    It would be a miracle (and my husband would be very happy) if I remembered to turn off the stove.

    • A.

      Present real conditional

    • B.

      Future real conditional

    • C.

      Present unreal conditional

    • D.

      Past unreal conditional

    • E.

      Mixed conditional

    Correct Answer
    C. Present unreal conditional
    Explanation
    The given sentence expresses an unreal or unlikely condition in the present. The speaker is saying that it is highly unlikely for them to remember to turn off the stove. The use of "would" after "if" indicates that the condition is not likely to happen.

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  • 5. 

    If it rains all winter, I’ll go to Mexico for Spring Break.

    • A.

      Present real conditional

    • B.

      Future real conditional

    • C.

      Present unreal conditional

    • D.

      Past unreal conditional

    • E.

      Mixed conditional

    Correct Answer
    B. Future real conditional
    Explanation
    This sentence expresses a condition in the present with a result in the future. The speaker is saying that if it rains all winter (condition), they will go to Mexico for Spring Break (result). This is an example of a future real conditional sentence.

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  • 6. 

    I watch old movies if I can’t sleep.

    • A.

      Present real conditional

    • B.

      Future real conditional

    • C.

      Present unreal conditional

    • D.

      Past unreal conditional

    • E.

      Mixed conditional

    Correct Answer
    A. Present real conditional
    Explanation
    The given sentence "I watch old movies if I can't sleep" expresses a present real conditional. It suggests that when the condition of not being able to sleep is met, the speaker watches old movies. This type of conditional describes a situation that is likely to happen or is happening in the present.

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