Trivia: Quiz On Grammar! Exam

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Trivia: Quiz On Grammar! Exam - Quiz

Grammar is the study of the way we arrange words into sentences. Good grammar is ideal for communication, reading comprehension, practical thinking, and writing skills. It involves the composition of clauses, phrases, and words. It can also be said that grammar refers to the way that words are classified and structured. For this quiz, there are multiple-choice questions, and you must pick the best answer. Don’t be tense about it; take the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Sally, as well as her brothers, ____________ late for the meeting yesterday.

    • A.

      Am

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Was

    • D.

      Were

    Correct Answer
    C. Was
    Explanation
    DOUBLE COMMAS RULE ' as well as her brothers ' is a distractor, treat it as extra information, and follow ' Sally ' for your answer.

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  • 2. 

    We saw him ____________ all the cookies in the jar.

    • A.

      Take

    • B.

      Took

    • C.

      Had taken

    • D.

      Takes

    Correct Answer
    A. Take
    Explanation
    SENSORIAL VERBS ' saw ' is a sensorial verb, thus the answer will be in the simplest form ( sensorial verbs include see, touch, smell, hear, taste )

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  • 3. 

    If Mary ____________ her purse, her mother would have scolded her.

    • A.

      Loses

    • B.

      Lost

    • C.

      Has lost

    • D.

      Had lost

    Correct Answer
    D. Had lost
    Explanation
    ' would have ' is in the past tense, hence the answer must be in the past perfect tense.

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  • 4. 

    Either Sammy or her brothers ___________ learnt the piano.

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Would

    • D.

      Were

    Correct Answer
    B. Have
    Explanation
    PROXIMITY RULE follows the second person ' brothers ', thus the answer must be in plural form.

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  • 5. 

    Jolene finished the whole box of crackers by herself, __________ she?

    • A.

      Didn't

    • B.

      Wasn't

    • C.

      Isn't

    • D.

      Doesn't

    Correct Answer
    A. Didn't
    Explanation
    TAG QUESTION ' finished ' is positive, therefore the answer must be in negative form, ' didn't '.

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  • 6. 

    My father said, " _______ me that pitcher of water."

    • A.

      Bring

    • B.

      Take

    • C.

      Fetch

    • D.

      Send

    Correct Answer
    A. Bring
    Explanation
    bring: "dialogue".

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  • 7. 

    He instructed me to _________ him that pitcher of water.

    • A.

      Bring

    • B.

      Take

    • C.

      Fetch

    • D.

      Send

    Correct Answer
    C. Fetch
    Explanation
    here ------->there } fetch - from here to there and back again

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  • 8. 

    Although I knew  that he wanted me to ________ my brollie with me, I did not do so as it was quite cumbersome to carry.

    • A.

      Bring

    • B.

      Take

    • C.

      Fetch

    • D.

      Send

    Correct Answer
    B. Take
    Explanation
    The word "brollie" in the sentence suggests that the speaker is referring to an umbrella. The phrase "take my brollie with me" implies that the speaker should have brought or carried their umbrella with them. The other options, bring, fetch, and send, do not accurately convey the idea of physically carrying the umbrella. Therefore, the correct answer is "take".

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