Year 6 Using The Subjunctive

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Subjunctive Quizzes & Trivia

What is a subjunctive? This is one of the details in grammar that many people get to overlook. It is basically a form of verb, which expresses a wish or hypothetical situation. Find out more below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which sentence uses the subjunctive form?
    • A. 

      I wish I had a BMW!

    • B. 

      If I were you I would put that money in the bank.

    • C. 

      He wants to buy a Rolls Royce.

    • D. 

      She was excited about winning the football match.

  • 2. 
    Which sentence uses the subjunctive form?
    • A. 

      He really likes playing tennis.

    • B. 

      She had a really good time at the party.

    • C. 

      I wouldn't do that if I were you.

    • D. 

      They want to go to Spain on holiday next week.

  • 3. 
    Which sentence uses the subjunctive form?
    • A. 

      He ran a really fast marathon.

    • B. 

      She wants to run the marathon next year.

    • C. 

      He wished he had entered the race when he saw how much fun it was.

    • D. 

      If he were just a bit faster he could become a professional athlete.

  • 4. 
    Which sentence does NOT use the subjunctive form?
    • A. 

      If she were taller she would make it into the basketball team.

    • B. 

      You were on holiday in France last year weren't you?

    • C. 

      I wish I were older and then I could drive a car.

    • D. 

      If he were more sensible then I would put him in charge of the library.

  • 5. 
    Which sentence does NOT use the subjunctive form?
    • A. 

      If he were Prime Minister the country would be more prosperous.

    • B. 

      I wish I were stronger, then I could lift this suitcase!

    • C. 

      I wish he were able to help me move house tomorrow.

    • D. 

      Were you on holiday in America last year?

  • 6. 
    Which sentence does NOT use the subjunctive form?
    • A. 

      You were late getting home last night!

    • B. 

      I wouldn't drive that fast if I were you!

    • C. 

      If he were more diligent and hardworking he could pass the test easily.

    • D. 

      If she were more confident she would make a great speaker.

  • 7. 
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