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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Complete the sentence.We failed due to a lack of technical ___.
    • A. 

      Skilled

    • B. 

      Know-how

    • C. 

      Apprentice

    • D. 

      Fitter

  • 2. 
    Complete the passive sentence.e.g. Engineers must design bridges to carry heavy loads.       Bridges must be designed to carry heavy loads. Construction Engineers use a number of methods to make tunnels.A number of methods to make tunnels ___ by Construction Engineers.
  • 3. 
    Complete the sentence from a college prospectus.This course is a/an  ___ higher education qualification.
    • A. 

      Prior knowledge

    • B. 

      Sustained growth

    • C. 

      Entry reguirements

    • D. 

      Vocationally-focused

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct verb form.We ___ two of the designs - only one more to go.
    • A. 

      've finished

    • B. 

      've been finishing

    • C. 

      Finished

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct form of the verb.We can't afford ___ our IT system.
    • A. 

      Changing

    • B. 

      To change

    • C. 

      Change

  • 6. 
    Choose the correct form of the verb.Thermoplastics ___ moulded into different shapes.
    • A. 

      could

    • B. 

      Can

    • C. 

      Can be

  • 7. 
    Complete the sentence.Most engine ___ are made of metal.
    • A. 

      Components

    • B. 

      Thermoplastic

    • C. 

      Packaging

    • D. 

      Wrapping

  • 8. 
    Match the principle with the food preservation method.Boiling food and sealing it in a container with no air destroys any bacteria already present and prevents any more entering.
    • A. 

      Canning and sealing

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Pasteurization

    • D. 

      Fermentation

  • 9. 
    Complete the sentence from the description of a bridge.The deck is strengthened to control ___ caused by moving loads or high winds
    • A. 

      Cables

    • B. 

      Shear

    • C. 

      Distortion

    • D. 

      Suspensions

  • 10. 
    Complete the sentence.The tunnel ___ is made of concrete.
    • A. 

      Span

    • B. 

      Cable

    • C. 

      Lining

    • D. 

      Tension

  • 11. 
    Choose the correct form of the verb.When we used the laser, we ___ get a precise measurement.
    • A. 

      Was able to

    • B. 

      Were able to

    • C. 

      Could to

  • 12. 
    Complete the sentence.We use fertilizers to increase our ___.
    • A. 

      Canning

    • B. 

      Irrigation

    • C. 

      Yield

    • D. 

      Preservation

  • 13. 
    Make a verb from the noun, e.g. transmission (n)   transmit (v)qualification (n)    ___ (v)
  • 14. 
    Choose the correct form of the verb.Last year he decided ___ an apprenticeship in Electrical engineering.
    • A. 

      Doing

    • B. 

      To do

    • C. 

      Do

  • 15. 
    Complete the passive sentence.e.g. Engineers must design bridges to carry heavy loads.       Bridges must be designed to carry heavy loads. The tunnel-boring machine protects workers and machinery.The workers and the machinery ___ by the tunnel-boring machine.
  • 16. 
    Choose the correct verb form.We ___ this software for about year now.
    • A. 

      Used

    • B. 

      've been using

    • C. 

      've been used

  • 17. 
    Complete the sentence.The cables can break under extreme ___.
    • A. 

      Accuracy

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Span

    • D. 

      Pier

  • 18. 
    Complete the sentence about plastics.The majority of plastic parts are manufactured using ___ moulding.
    • A. 

      Process

    • B. 

      Construction

    • C. 

      Injection

    • D. 

      Raw

  • 19. 
    Make a verb from the noun, e.g. transmission (n)   transmit (v)maintenance (n)    ___ (v)
  • 20. 
    Complete the sentence.She has a degree in ___ engineering.
    • A. 

      Skilled

    • B. 

      Aeronautical

    • C. 

      Qualification

    • D. 

      Production costs

  • 21. 
    Match the principle with the food preservation method.Sodium chloride draws out the moisture and creates conditions which are not favourable for bacteria.
    • A. 

      Fermentation

    • B. 

      Pasteurization

    • C. 

      Refrigeration and freezing

    • D. 

      Salting

  • 22. 
    Choose the correct form of the verb.He considered ___ the apprenticeship scheme.
    • A. 

      To join

    • B. 

      Join

    • C. 

      Joing

  • 23. 
    Complete the sentence from the description of a bridge.The box girder deck is supported by super-strong cables tied to tall ___.
    • A. 

      Suspensions

    • B. 

      Piers

    • C. 

      Trusses

    • D. 

      Tensions

  • 24. 
    Complete the passive sentence.e.g. Engineers must design bridges to carry heavy loads.       Bridges must be designed to carry heavy loads. People had to make bridges out of stone to last a long time.Nejsem si jistý!Bridges ___ out of stone to last a long time.
  • 25. 
    Complete the sentence.His first job was a/an ___ electrician.
    • A. 

      Qualification

    • B. 

      Paperwork

    • C. 

      Know-how

    • D. 

      Apprentice

  • 26. 
    Choose the correct form of the verb.In the future, we ___ use bacteria to produce energy.
    • A. 

      Are able to

    • B. 

      'll able to

    • C. 

      'll be able to

  • 27. 
    Complete the sentence.The bridge has a ___ of 1,000 metres.
    • A. 

      Tension

    • B. 

      Span

    • C. 

      Sewers

    • D. 

      Compression

  • 28. 
    Complete the sentence.The fruit is packaged in clear plastic ___.
    • A. 

      Wrapping

    • B. 

      Dispose

    • C. 

      Component

    • D. 

      Pigment

  • 29. 
    Complete the sentence.The industry is short of ___ workers.
    • A. 

      Qualification

    • B. 

      Know-how

    • C. 

      Skilled

    • D. 

      Paperwork

  • 30. 
    Complete the sentence about plastics.Compression moulding is one example of a ___ process.
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Appliance

    • C. 

      Household

    • D. 

      Production

  • 31. 
    Choose the correct verb form.They ___ the crops last week.
    • A. 

      Harvested

    • B. 

      've harvested

    • C. 

      've been harvesting

  • 32. 
    Complete the sentence about plastics.Plastics are used in the production of a wide range of ___ appliances.
    • A. 

      Component

    • B. 

      Raw

    • C. 

      Household

    • D. 

      Material

  • 33. 
    Make a verb from the noun, e.g. transmission (n)   transmit (v)specialist (n)    ___ (v)
  • 34. 
    Complete the sentence.___ plastics are heated and then cooled.
    • A. 

      Biodegradable

    • B. 

      Thermoset

    • C. 

      Membrane

    • D. 

      Cellulose

  • 35. 
    Complete the sentence from a college prospectus.All course units are assessed and ___.
    • A. 

      Evaluating

    • B. 

      Graded

    • C. 

      Tutorial

    • D. 

      Awarded

  • 36. 
    Complete the sentence.Pumps are used in the ___ of fields.
    • A. 

      Yield

    • B. 

      Germinate

    • C. 

      Grain

    • D. 

      Irrigation

  • 37. 
    Complete the sentence.The machine cuts the weat during ___.
    • A. 

      Fermentation

    • B. 

      Harvesting

    • C. 

      Seed

    • D. 

      Grain

  • 38. 
    Match the principle with the food preservation method.Cool conditions slow the activity of bacteria, while very cold conditions make bacteria totally inactive.
    • A. 

      pasteurization

    • B. 

      Canning and sealing

    • C. 

      Refrigeration and freezing

    • D. 

      Fermentation