Grammar And Vocabulary Quiz

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Welcome to the Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz! This Quiz is designed to test your language skills, improve your grammar, and expand your vocabulary. Whether you're a language enthusiast, a student looking to sharpen your skills, or someone who simply enjoys playing with words, this Quiz offers a fun and educational way to challenge yourself. In this Quiz, you'll encounter a variety of questions that cover different aspects of grammar and vocabulary. You'll be presented with sentences to identify errors, complete sentences with the right words, and even explore idiomatic expressions and word usage. The questions are designed to be engaging, Read moreinformative, and suitable for various proficiency levels.

As you progress through the Quiz, you'll gain insights into the nuances of the English language, sharpen your grammar skills, and discover new words and phrases to add to your vocabulary. You can take this Quiz at your own pace and return to it as many times as you like to track your progress and see how you improve over time. Whether you're looking to enhance your writing and communication skills or simply have some language fun, the Grammar and Vocabulary Quiz is the perfect choice. Are you ready to put your language knowledge to the test?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    George suggested his girlfriend ______ up driving lessons.

    • A.

      Take

    • B.

      Takes

    • C.

      Will take

    • D.

      Took

    Correct Answer
    A. Take
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "take" because the verb "suggested" is in the past tense, indicating an action that has already happened. Therefore, the correct form of the verb should be in the base form, "take," without any additional conjugation.

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  • 2. 

    The palace ______ before the king of France got married.

    • A.

      Had built

    • B.

      Have been built

    • C.

      Had been built

    • D.

      Is built

    Correct Answer
    C. Had been built
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had been built". This is because the sentence is in the past perfect tense, indicating an action that was completed before another past action. In this case, the palace was built before the king of France got married. The past perfect tense is formed by using "had" + past participle, which is "been" in this case.

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  • 3. 

    The two friends _______ each other for ages.

    • A.

      Know

    • B.

      Have been knowing

    • C.

      Have known

    • D.

      Are knowing

    Correct Answer
    C. Have known
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have known" because the phrase "for ages" indicates a duration of time, suggesting a past action that has been ongoing. The present perfect tense "have known" is used to describe an action that started in the past and continues into the present.

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  • 4. 

    They went on a trip _______ it rained heavily.

    • A.

      In spite

    • B.

      Although

    • C.

      Despite

    • D.

      However

    Correct Answer
    B. Although
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "although." This conjunction is used to introduce a contrast or contradiction between two clauses. In this case, it indicates that despite the heavy rain, they still went on a trip.

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  • 5. 

     I suggest _________ lunch at the seaside restaurant.

    • A.

      Having

    • B.

      To have

    • C.

      We will have

    • D.

      We had

    Correct Answer
    A. Having
    Explanation
    The phrase "I suggest having lunch at the seaside restaurant" is grammatically correct and conveys the intended meaning. The verb "suggest" is followed by the gerund form "having," indicating the action of having lunch. This choice is appropriate because it suggests a recommendation or proposal for a specific action, which is having lunch at the seaside restaurant.

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  • 6. 

    The concert was awful. If only we ______ to stay at home that evening!

    • A.

      Decided

    • B.

      Had decided

    • C.

      Would decide

    • D.

      Didn’t decide

    Correct Answer
    B. Had decided
    Explanation
    The sentence is expressing regret about attending the concert. The phrase "If only we had decided to stay at home that evening!" suggests that the speaker wishes they had made a different decision in the past. Using the past perfect tense "had decided" correctly conveys this regret and implies that the decision to attend the concert was made before the evening in question.

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  • 7. 

    I will call him as soon as I ______ my work.

    • A.

      Finish

    • B.

      Will finish

    • C.

      Have been finished

    • D.

      Finished

    Correct Answer
    A. Finish
    Explanation
    The given sentence is in the future tense, indicating an action that will happen after the completion of another action. The correct answer is "finish" because it is the simple present tense form of the verb, which is used to express future actions in certain contexts. So, the speaker will call the person as soon as they complete their work.

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  • 8. 

    I will visit them soon unless something urgent _____.

    • A.

      Doesn’t happen

    • B.

      Won’t happen

    • C.

      Will happen

    • D.

      Happens

    Correct Answer
    D. Happens
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "happens" because the sentence is expressing a condition (unless something urgent happens) that will determine whether the speaker will visit them soon or not. The verb "happens" is in the present simple tense to match the conditional structure of the sentence.

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  • 9. 

    If the plane  _________ yesterday, we would be in London now.

    • A.

      Hadn’t been delayed

    • B.

      Wasn’t delayed

    • C.

      Weren’t have a delay

    • D.

      Didn’t delay

    Correct Answer
    A. Hadn’t been delayed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hadn't been delayed". This is because the sentence is a conditional statement in the past unreal condition. It suggests that the plane was delayed in the past, and if it hadn't been delayed, the result would be that we would be in London now.

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  • 10. 

    It’s high time _______ a small car, because there is too much traffic in the town centre.

    • A.

      To buy

    • B.

      We bought

    • C.

      Buying

    • D.

      That we should buy

    Correct Answer
    B. We bought
    Explanation
    The phrase "It's high time" suggests that the action should have been done in the past. Therefore, the correct answer "we bought" indicates that the action of buying a small car has already taken place in response to the excessive traffic in the town center.

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  • 11. 

    ______, people who eat healthily live longer than those who don’t.

    • A.

      Fortunately

    • B.

      On average

    • C.

      Approximately

    • D.

      However

    Correct Answer
    B. On average
    Explanation
    On average, people who eat healthily live longer than those who don't. This means that when considering a large group of people, the ones who have a healthy diet tend to have a longer lifespan compared to those who do not prioritize their diet. While individual circumstances may vary, this statement suggests a general trend observed in studies and research.

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  • 12. 

    The museum’s private _________ of ancient statues is worth millions of dollars.

    • A.

      Collection

    • B.

      Exhibition

    • C.

      Variety

    • D.

      Set

    Correct Answer
    A. Collection
    Explanation
    The given sentence states that the museum has a private _________ of ancient statues that is worth millions of dollars. The word "collection" fits perfectly in this context as it refers to a group of objects that have been gathered and preserved for study, display, or enjoyment. The other options, "exhibition," "variety," and "set," do not convey the same meaning as "collection" and do not accurately describe a group of ancient statues that are worth millions of dollars.

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  • 13. 

    Marvin had been ______ just before he was going to ask his boss for a pay rise.

    • A.

      Evicted

    • B.

      Hired

    • C.

      Retired

    • D.

      Fired

    Correct Answer
    D. Fired
    Explanation
    Marvin had been fired just before he was going to ask his boss for a pay rise. This means that Marvin was terminated from his job, which is why he was no longer employed when he planned to discuss a salary increase with his boss.

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  • 14. 

    The jewelry shop was _____ two days ago.

    • A.

      Stolen

    • B.

      Broken

    • C.

      Robbed

    • D.

      Crashed

    Correct Answer
    C. Robbed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "robbed". This is because when something is "robbed", it means that it was unlawfully taken or stolen by force. In the context of a jewelry shop, being robbed would imply that someone entered the shop and stole items or valuables from it.

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  • 15. 

    We went to the most famous London theatre to see the _____ everyone was talking about.

    • A.

      Game

    • B.

      Play

    • C.

      Playing

    • D.

      Scene

    Correct Answer
    B. Play
    Explanation
    The word "play" is the correct answer because it fits grammatically and semantically in the sentence. The sentence mentions going to a theatre, which implies watching a performance. The word "play" refers to a theatrical performance, making it the most suitable option among the given choices.

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  • 16. 

    His father used to tell him to work ______ in order to be successful in life.

    • A.

      Hardly

    • B.

      Much time

    • C.

      Strictly

    • D.

      Hard

    Correct Answer
    D. Hard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hard." This is because working hard is often seen as a key factor in achieving success in life. By putting in a lot of effort and dedicating oneself to their work, individuals are more likely to reach their goals and accomplish what they set out to do.

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  • 17. 

    He promised to ______ at the airport.

    • A.

      Take me out

    • B.

      See me off

    • C.

      Look me up

    • D.

      Take me off

    Correct Answer
    B. See me off
    Explanation
    The phrase "see me off" means to accompany someone to their departure, typically at an airport or train station. In this context, the person promised to be present at the airport to bid farewell to the speaker. The other options do not convey the same meaning and are not appropriate in this situation.

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  • 18. 

    He was caught ______ in the game and was told to leave the room.

    • A.

      Stealing

    • B.

      Lying

    • C.

      Cheating

    • D.

      Faking

    Correct Answer
    C. Cheating
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "cheating". This is because the person was caught engaging in dishonest or unfair behavior in the game, which is considered as cheating. As a consequence, they were asked to leave the room.

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  • 19. 

    Her striped bag didn’t really _________ her polka dot shoes.

    • A.

      Fit

    • B.

      Match

    • C.

      Go

    • D.

      Combine

    Correct Answer
    B. Match
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "match" because it implies that the striped bag and polka dot shoes do not complement each other in terms of style or appearance.

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  • 20. 

    It took my daughter about a month to ______ to her new school.

    • A.

      Adjust

    • B.

      Used

    • C.

      Fit

    • D.

      Suit

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjust
    Explanation
    The word "adjust" is the correct answer because it implies the process of adapting or getting accustomed to a new situation or environment. In this context, it suggests that the daughter needed some time to become comfortable and familiar with her new school. The other options, "used," "fit," and "suit," do not convey the same meaning of adapting or getting used to something new.

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