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This grammar quiz is used to test your knowledge about English grammar. It consists of different types of grammar items such as questions, tenses, prepositions, connectives, adverbs, collocations, etc. Read carefully the questions and choose the most suitable answer for each of the questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    …………………… about the Organization?  

    • A.

      Anyone asked any questions

    • B.

      Were any questions asked

    • C.

      Any questions be asked

    Correct Answer
    B. Were any questions asked
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Were any questions asked". This is the correct form of the question in the past tense. The other options are grammatically incorrect or do not follow the correct question formation.

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  • 2. 

    We walked………………the entrance of the library.

    • A.

      As far as

    • B.

      Until

    • C.

      On

    Correct Answer
    B. Until
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "until." This word indicates that the action of walking occurred up to the point of reaching the entrance of the library. It suggests that the walking stopped once they reached the entrance.

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  • 3. 

    It is time ………………to the meeting.    

    • A.

      Go

    • B.

      To be going

    • C.

      To go

    Correct Answer
    C. To go
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to go". In this sentence, the phrase "to go" is used as an infinitive verb phrase to indicate the purpose or intention of the subject. The subject is implied to be someone who needs to attend a meeting, and the phrase "to go" shows that it is time for them to do so.

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  • 4. 

    Mr. Smith …………………..there because of the interesting work.

    • A.

      Is enjoying

    • B.

      Enjoyed

    • C.

      Enjoys it

    Correct Answer
    C. Enjoys it
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "enjoys it". This is because the sentence is in the present tense and "enjoys it" is the correct present tense form of the verb "enjoy" to match with the subject "Mr. Smith". This suggests that Mr. Smith currently finds the work interesting and derives enjoyment from it.

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  • 5. 

    My…………………….. is from 12.30 to 1.30.       

    • A.

      Hour of lunch

    • B.

      Lunch hour

    • C.

      Lunch's hour

    Correct Answer
    B. Lunch hour
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "lunch hour" because it correctly describes the time period of 12.30 to 1.30 as the designated time for lunch.

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  • 6. 

    The plane ………………… in at seven o'clock last night.

    • A.

      Flied

    • B.

      Flew

    • C.

      Has flown

    Correct Answer
    B. Flew
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "flew." This is because the sentence is referring to a specific event that happened in the past, which is indicated by the phrase "last night." The verb "flew" is the past tense form of "fly," and it accurately describes the action of a plane traveling through the air.

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  • 7. 

    If it rains, you………………… take a taxi.

    • A.

      Will

    • B.

      Would

    • C.

      Should

    Correct Answer
    C. Should
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "should" because it implies a recommendation or advice. In this context, if it rains, it is suggested or recommended to take a taxi.

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  • 8. 

    On the News. 'The President…………………shot.'

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Was

    • C.

      Had been

    Correct Answer
    A. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is." This is because the sentence is referring to the current state of the President being shot, indicating that it is happening in the present moment.

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  • 9. 

    I can't help ………………… her.

    • A.

      To like

    • B.

      Liking

    • C.

      Like

    Correct Answer
    B. Liking
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "liking". In this sentence, the phrase "can't help" is followed by a gerund, which is a verb form that functions as a noun. In this case, "liking" is the gerund form of the verb "like". Therefore, the sentence means that the speaker is unable to control or stop themselves from liking the person in question.

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  • 10. 

    …………………he said made me very angry.

    • A.

      That

    • B.

      What

    • C.

      Which

    Correct Answer
    B. What
    Explanation
    The word "what" is used to introduce a clause that represents something that was said. In this case, the clause "he said" is the thing that made the speaker angry. Therefore, "what" is the correct word to use in this context.

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  • 11. 

    Have you seen the book …………………I was reading?

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      That

    • C.

      What

    Correct Answer
    B. That
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "that" because it is used to refer to something specific that has already been mentioned or is known to the speaker and the listener. In this sentence, the speaker is referring to a specific book that they were reading, so "that" is the appropriate word to use.

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  • 12. 

    This time next week, I ………………… on the beach.

    • A.

      Was lying

    • B.

      Lie

    • C.

      Will be lying

    Correct Answer
    C. Will be lying
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will be lying". This is because the phrase "this time next week" indicates a future point in time. Therefore, the future continuous tense is used to describe an action that will be happening at that specific time. In this case, the action is "lying on the beach".

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  • 13. 

    He solved the problem…………………………two minutes.

    • A.

      At

    • B.

      In

    • C.

      For

    Correct Answer
    B. In
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "in". This preposition is used to indicate a period of time, such as "in two minutes". It shows that the problem was solved within that specific time frame.

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  • 14. 

    Do you understand……………………………..?

    • A.

      What he means

    • B.

      What he is meaning

    • C.

      What he is meant

    Correct Answer
    A. What he means
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "what he means" because the verb "understand" is followed by the base form of the verb, which is "means" in this case. The other options "what he is meaning" and "what he is meant" are grammatically incorrect as they do not follow the correct verb form after "understand".

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  • 15. 

    ………………….his carelessness our work was ruined.

    • A.

      As a result

    • B.

      As a result of

    • C.

      As a consequence

    Correct Answer
    B. As a result of
    Explanation
    The phrase "as a result of" is the correct answer because it accurately expresses the cause and effect relationship between the person's carelessness and the ruined work. It implies that the work was ruined because of his carelessness.

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  • 16. 

    The President always works …………………

    • A.

      Hard

    • B.

      Hardly

    • C.

      Hardily

    Correct Answer
    A. Hard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hard" because it is an adverb that describes the manner in which the President works. It indicates that the President puts in a lot of effort and dedication into their work.

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  • 17. 

    She said that I ………………… her to stop seeing him.

    • A.

      Tell

    • B.

      Had told

    • C.

      Told

    Correct Answer
    B. Had told
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had told." This is because the sentence is in the past tense, and the use of "had" indicates that the action of telling her to stop seeing him occurred before the time frame of the sentence.

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  • 18. 

    He told us that before visiting James he ………………… the US.

    • A.

      Visits

    • B.

      Had visited

    • C.

      Was visiting

    Correct Answer
    B. Had visited
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had visited". The sentence is in the past tense, and the phrase "before visiting James" indicates that the action of visiting James happened after the action being referred to. Therefore, the past perfect tense "had visited" is used to show that the visit to the US occurred before the visit to James.

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  • 19. 

    John is very fond........................ learning English.

    • A.

      On

    • B.

      Of

    • C.

      At

    Correct Answer
    B. Of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "of". This is because when expressing fondness or liking for something, we use the preposition "of" followed by the noun or gerund form of the verb. In this case, John is fond of learning English, indicating that he enjoys or likes the activity of learning English.

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  • 20. 

    He put the papers …………………the drawer.

    • A.

      Into

    • B.

      Onto

    • C.

      At

    Correct Answer
    A. Into
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "into". In this sentence, the verb "put" is followed by the preposition "into" to indicate the direction or movement of the papers. "Into" is used to show that the papers were placed inside the drawer.

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