"Both..And" / "Either...Or" / "Neither...Nor"

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"Both..And" / "Either...Or" / "Neither...Nor" - Quiz

A 10-question quiz for you to test your knowledge about the learned structures.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Write a short paragraph within 5 sentences about your best friend using one of the structures: "both...and" / "either...or" / "neither...nor" 

  • 2. 

    Both my brother and my friends _________________football. 

    • A.

      Loves

    • B.

      Love

    • C.

      Are love

    • D.

      Will love

    Correct Answer
    B. Love
    Explanation
    both...and: always used with plural verb

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  • 3. 

    Neither sugar nor fat __________________good for you. 

    • A.

      Is not

    • B.

      Are not

    • C.

      Is

    • D.

      Are 

    Correct Answer
    C. Is
    Explanation
    neither...nor: already NEGATIVE
    fat (singular N) --> is

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  • 4. 

    Either cycling or swimming is a good thing to do. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    swimming (singular N)

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  • 5. 

    Both dogs and chickens are not domestic animals. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    both...and DO NOT used with NEGATIVE verbs

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  • 6. 

    Either Alice or Danny (be)_________to he Disney land before.

    Correct Answer
    has been
    Explanation
    Closest noun: Danny --> singular verb

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  • 7. 

    He is successful now because he both_______and _________.

    • A.

      Hard-working

    • B.

      Lazy

    • C.

      Brusque

    • D.

      Ambitious

    • E.

      Option 5

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Hard-working
    D. Ambitious
    Explanation
    hard-working and ambitious are parallel in both...and structure.

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  • 8. 

    Sarah likes neither_________nor__________. She prefers the countryside. 

    • A.

      Suburban

    • B.

      Big cities

    • C.

      Capital

    • D.

      Villages

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Big cities
    C. Capital
    Explanation
    based on meaning

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  • 9. 

    Neither this case nor those pencils (be) __________ in the cupboard. 

    Correct Answer(s)
    are
    Explanation
    Pencils: plural noun ---> are

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