English Grammar Exercise! Trivia Questions Test

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This trivia questions test is an English Grammar Exercise! It is perfect for helping students who have a clear understanding of grammar by testing out their ability to complete incomplete sentences and making a grammatically correct sentence. If you think you need the practice, do take up the quiz and do just that. All the best and be sure to check out other quizzes as well!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I ..... finished my task.

    • A.

      Do

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Had

    • D.

      Did

    Correct Answer
    B. Have
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have" because it is the present perfect form of the verb "to have." This form is used to indicate that the action of finishing the task happened in the past but has a connection to the present.

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  • 2. 

    ..... was backed up for miles on the freeway.

    • A.

      Yesterday

    • B.

      In the morning

    • C.

      Traffic

    • D.

      Cars

    Correct Answer
    C. Traffic
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that "..... was backed up for miles on the freeway." This implies that there was a significant amount of congestion or a long line of vehicles on the freeway. The word "traffic" is the most appropriate answer as it directly relates to the situation described in the sentence.

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  • 3. 

    United States spends more money on advertising ... country in the world.

    • A.

      Other

    • B.

      Other than

    • C.

      Than any other

    • D.

      While other

    Correct Answer
    C. Than any other
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "than any other." This is because the phrase "than any other" is used to compare the amount of money spent on advertising by the United States with that of all other countries in the world. It implies that the United States spends more money on advertising than any other country.

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  • 4. 

    It ...... been there since I was a child.

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Had

    • C.

      Have

    • D.

      Having

    Correct Answer
    A. Has
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "has" because the sentence is in the present perfect tense. "Has" is the correct form of the verb "to have" to use with the pronoun "it" in this tense. The sentence suggests that the thing being referred to has existed since the speaker's childhood and continues to exist in the present.

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  • 5. 

    You and I will get married and this house becomes _____.

    • A.

      Us

    • B.

      Our

    • C.

      Ours

    • D.

      We

    Correct Answer
    C. Ours
    Explanation
    The word "ours" is the correct answer because it is a possessive pronoun that refers to something belonging to both "you" and "I." In the given sentence, it indicates that the house belongs to both of them after they get married.

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  • 6. 

    She is falling in ____ with me.

    • A.

      Loves

    • B.

      Loving

    • C.

      Love

    • D.

      Loved

    Correct Answer
    C. Love
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "love" because the sentence is in the present tense and "love" is the correct form of the verb to fit in the blank.

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  • 7. 

    One of my friends ….. to Bali.

    • A.

      Go

    • B.

      Going

    • C.

      Gone

    • D.

      Goes

    Correct Answer
    D. Goes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "goes" because it agrees with the subject "one of my friends," which is singular. In English, when the subject is singular, the verb form also needs to be singular. Therefore, "goes" is the appropriate verb form in this sentence.

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  • 8. 

    “Rini is old enough. She …. know better than the others about it.

    • A.

      Will

    • B.

      Could

    • C.

      Must

    • D.

      Maybe

    Correct Answer
    C. Must
    Explanation
    The word "must" is the correct answer because it implies a strong certainty or obligation. In this context, it suggests that Rini has the necessary knowledge or experience to understand the situation better than others. The word "will" implies a future action, "could" suggests possibility or ability, and "maybe" indicates uncertainty, none of which fit the given context.

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  • 9. 

    Fitzgerald_______ the society of the 1920s in his novel, The Great Gatsby.

    • A.

      Reflect

    • B.

      Reflects

    • C.

      Are reflecting

    • D.

      Have reflected

    Correct Answer
    B. Reflects
    Explanation
    In this question, the verb "reflect" needs to agree with the subject "Fitzgerald." Since "Fitzgerald" is singular, the correct form of the verb should also be singular, which is "reflects." This means that Fitzgerald is the one who reflects the society of the 1920s in his novel, The Great Gatsby.

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  • 10. 

    Do your father and mother  ...  in a hotel?

    • A.

      Stay

    • B.

      Staying

    • C.

      Stays

    • D.

      Stayed

    Correct Answer
    A. Stay
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "stay" because it agrees with the subject "father and mother" in the present tense.

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  • 11. 

    Ahmad: Mah, what were you doing when I phoned your mother last night? Halimah: I ... TV

    • A.

      Watch

    • B.

      Was watching

    • C.

      Am watching

    • D.

      Watched

    Correct Answer
    B. Was watching
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was watching". This is because the conversation is in the past tense and Ahmad is asking about an action that happened in the past. Halimah's response indicates that she was in the middle of watching TV when Ahmad called her mother.

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  • 12. 

    I will visit your hometown…………..

    • A.

      If I came to Indonesia

    • B.

      If I will come to Indonesia

    • C.

      If I come to Indonesia

    • D.

      If I would come to Indonesia

    Correct Answer
    C. If I come to Indonesia
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "if I come to Indonesia". This is because the sentence is in the conditional form, expressing a hypothetical situation. The verb "come" should be in the present simple tense to match the conditional "if" clause. Using "came", "will come", or "would come" would be grammatically incorrect in this context.

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  • 13. 

    If I were you, …………..

    • A.

      I would buy this car

    • B.

      I will buy this car

    • C.

      I would have bought this car

    • D.

      I would be buying this car

    Correct Answer
    A. I would buy this car
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I would buy this car." This is because the phrase "If I were you" suggests that the speaker is imagining themselves in someone else's position. In this hypothetical situation, the speaker is expressing their intention to buy the car.

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  • 14. 

    Hood ..... in the state of Oregon.

    • A.

      Although

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Is

    • D.

      And

    Correct Answer
    C. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because it is the correct verb to use in this sentence to show that the subject (Hood) exists or is located in the state of Oregon.

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  • 15. 

    ..... most important event in San Francisco’s history was the disastrous earthquake and fire of 1906.

    • A.

      The

    • B.

      It was the

    • C.

      That the

    • D.

      There was the

    Correct Answer
    A. The
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "the". This is because the sentence is stating that the most important event in San Francisco's history was the disastrous earthquake and fire of 1906. The word "the" is used to specify a particular event, indicating that it is the specific event being referred to as the most important.

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  • 16. 

    Keep the confidential papers in the locker, ............?

    • A.

      Do you?

    • B.

      Don't you?

    • C.

      Will you?

    • D.

      Won't you?

    Correct Answer
    C. Will you?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will you?" because it is asking for confirmation or agreement with the statement. The phrase "keep the confidential papers in the locker" is a command or instruction, and by adding "will you?" at the end, it is asking if the person being addressed will comply with the instruction.

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  • 17. 

    Ms. Mana wants to ...... the cost by tonight.

    • A.

      Final

    • B.

      Finally

    • C.

      Finalize

    • D.

      Finality

    Correct Answer
    C. Finalize
    Explanation
    Ms. Mana wants to complete or finish the cost by tonight. The word "finalize" means to bring something to completion or to make a final decision about something. Therefore, it is the most suitable word in the given context. "Final" refers to something being last or ultimate, "finally" means after a long wait or delay, and "finality" refers to the state of being final.

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  • 18. 

    It is not easy to visit a remote area where ...... no public transportation covering it.

    • A.

      There is

    • B.

      It is there that

    • C.

      That is

    • D.

      It is

    Correct Answer
    A. There is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "There is." This is because the sentence is stating that it is not easy to visit a remote area, and the reason for this difficulty is that there is no public transportation covering it. The phrase "There is" introduces the explanation for why it is not easy to visit the remote area.

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  • 19. 

    A computer is ________ than a typewriter.

    • A.

      More efficient

    • B.

      Most efficient

    • C.

      The most efficient

    • D.

      The more efficient

    Correct Answer
    A. More efficient
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "More efficient" because it is comparing the efficiency of a computer to a typewriter. The word "more" is used to indicate a comparison between two things, in this case, the computer and the typewriter. It suggests that the computer is more efficient than the typewriter, implying that it can perform tasks more quickly and effectively.

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  • 20. 

    Go ahead with the proposal, as long as everyone ....... its goal.

    • A.

      Is understanding

    • B.

      Understand

    • C.

      Will understand

    • D.

      Understands

    Correct Answer
    D. Understands
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "understands". This is because the sentence is in present tense and the verb "understands" agrees with the subject "everyone". It indicates that for the proposal to proceed, it is necessary for everyone to comprehend or have a clear understanding of its goal.

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  • 21. 

    Before the researcher analyzed the results, the company .... to take on the client.

    • A.

      Had agreed

    • B.

      Agreed

    • C.

      Agrees

    • D.

      Was agreed

    Correct Answer
    A. Had agreed
    Explanation
    Before the researcher analyzed the results, the company had already reached an agreement to take on the client. This implies that the agreement was made prior to the analysis of the results, indicating that the company had already made a commitment to work with the client.

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  • 22. 

    Fortunately, his response ...... the board.

    • A.

      Satisfaction

    • B.

      Satisfactory

    • C.

      Satisfied

    • D.

      Satisfactorily

    Correct Answer
    C. Satisfied
    Explanation
    The word "satisfied" is the correct answer because it fits grammatically and semantically in the sentence. The sentence suggests that the person's response was able to meet or fulfill the expectations or requirements of the board, indicating a sense of contentment or fulfillment. The other options do not convey the same meaning or fit well in the sentence structure.

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  • 23. 

    We rely on Ms. Lee for her experience, sensitive and ..... advice.

    • A.

      Wise

    • B.

      Wisely

    • C.

      Wisdom

    • D.

      Wiser

    Correct Answer
    A. Wise
    Explanation
    Ms. Lee is relied upon for her experience, sensitive, and wise advice. This means that she provides advice that is knowledgeable, thoughtful, and prudent. Her wisdom is valued and trusted by others.

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  • 24. 

    Have you ever used this type of copy machine .....?

    • A.

      Before

    • B.

      Advance

    • C.

      Prior       

    • D.

      Previous

    Correct Answer
    A. Before
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "before" because the question is asking if the person has ever used a specific type of copy machine. "Before" indicates that the person has used it in the past.

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  • 25. 

    Most the employees drive to work and.... the building from the parking lot.

    • A.

      Entered 

    • B.

      Entering

    • C.

      Enters

    • D.

      Enter

    Correct Answer
    D. Enter
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "enter". This is because the sentence is in present tense and "enter" is the correct form of the verb to match the subject "employees". The other options ("entered", "entering", "enters") are either in past tense or do not agree with the subject.

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