Inversion In Conditional Sentences

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Inversion In Conditional Sentences - Quiz

From question 1 to 5, please choose which one is incorrect.
From question 6 to 10, please transform the conditional sentences into inversion. Put the punctuation when you finish the sentences, if not, it will be seen as wrong answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Were (A) not (B) the weather so bad (C), we would (D) go to the park.

    • A.

      Were

    • B.

      Not

    • C.

      So bad

    • D.

      Would

    Correct Answer
    B. Not
    Explanation
    "not" always goes after subject in all types

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  • 2. 

    Should he decides (A) to come (B), please let (C) me know (D) as soon as possible.

    • A.

      Decides

    • B.

      To come

    • C.

      Let

    • D.

      Know

    Correct Answer
    A. Decides
    Explanation
    In type 1, verb is in bare infinitive

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  • 3. 

    Had (A) the storm not (B) been (C) at night, the rescue team wouldn't have found (D) the lost boy scouts.  

    • A.

      Had

    • B.

      Not

    • C.

      Been

    • D.

      Found

    Correct Answer
    B. Not
    Explanation
    Remove "not" to have appropriate meaning

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  • 4. 

    Had (A) we bought (B) that land (C), we would have been (D) rich now.

    • A.

      Had

    • B.

      Bought

    • C.

      That land

    • D.

      Would have been

    Correct Answer
    D. Would have been
    Explanation
    Mixed condition: IF 3, IF 2 (now)
    would have been => would be

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  • 5. 

    Had (A) I not (B) wake up (C) early, I would have missed (D) the boat.

    • A.

      Had

    • B.

      Not

    • C.

      Wake up

    • D.

      Would have missed

    Correct Answer
    C. Wake up
    Explanation
    wake up => woken up

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  • 6. 

    If I were you, I would give up smoking.

    Correct Answer
    Were I you, I would give up smoking.
    Explanation
    Type 1, in case of "be"
    IF + S + was/were... => Were + S...

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  • 7. 

    If she refuses the offer, we will raise the price.

    Correct Answer
    Should she refuse the offer, we will raise the price.
    Explanation
    Type 1: IF + S + V... => Should + S + V (bare)

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  • 8. 

    If you loved me, you would buy me a diamond ring.

    Correct Answer
    Were you to love me, you would buy me a diamond ring.
    Explanation
    Type 2; verb case
    IF + S + V (2/ed) => Were + S + to V

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  • 9. 

    If I had worked harder at school, I would have a better job now.

    Correct Answer
    Had I worked harder at school, I would have a better job now.
    Explanation
    Mixed condition: IF 3 + IF 2

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  • 10. 

    If it had not been for his carelessness, the machine would have stayed intact.

    Correct Answer
    Had it not for his carelessness, the machine would have stayed intact.
    Explanation
    Type 3, "not" goes after subject

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