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English grammar both spoken and written is very important to keep practicing especially if you are still trying to master it. The English quiz below helps you on different grammar aspects. All the best as you try. Share the results with your friends, and on your social media.


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  • 1. 

    INSTRUCTIONS. Read these incorrect statements. Then listen to four people talk about their childhood memories. Choose the option which shows the incorrect words.   Diane's family usually moved every six or seven years when she was a child. 

    • A.

      Six or seven

    • B.

      Usually moved

    Correct Answer
    A. Six or seven
    Explanation
    The incorrect words in the given statement are "usually moved".

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  • 2. 

       Greg's grandmother told a lot of stories about her childhood in Texas.

    • A.

      Grandmother

    • B.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    B. Texas
    Explanation
    The answer is Texas because the question states that Greg's grandmother told stories about her childhood in Texas. This implies that Texas is the place where Greg's grandmother grew up and where the stories took place.

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  • 3. 

       Jeffrey and a friend had bikes. They rode them around the neighborhood together.

    • A.

      Bikes

    • B.

      Neighborhood

    Correct Answer
    B. Neighborhood
    Explanation
    Jeffrey and his friend had bikes and they rode them around the neighborhood together. The answer "neighborhood" is correct because it is mentioned in the given information that they rode their bikes around the neighborhood.

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  • 4. 

       Liz had three good friends when she was a child. Now she never talks to them.

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Talks

    Correct Answer
    B. Talks
    Explanation
    The word "talks" is the correct answer because it is the present tense form of the verb "talk," which is used to describe the action of speaking or having a conversation. The sentence states that Liz never talks to her three good friends anymore, indicating that she no longer engages in conversation with them.

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  • 5. 

    INSTRUCTIONS. Read each sentence. Choose the correct determiner.    _______________ my friends take evening classes.

    • A.

      Some

    • B.

      Some of

    Correct Answer
    B. Some of
    Explanation
    The sentence "Some of my friends take evening classes" is the correct answer because the determiner "some of" is used to indicate a portion or a group of people, in this case, "my friends," who take evening classes. It implies that not all of the friends take evening classes, but only a few of them do.

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  • 6. 

       There are _______________ new students in our school this year.

    • A.

      A lot of

    • B.

      A lot

    Correct Answer
    A. A lot of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "a lot of". This is because "a lot of" is the correct phrase to use when referring to a large number or quantity of something. In this case, it is used to indicate that there are many new students in the school this year.

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  • 7. 

       _______________ high school students have to study a language.

    • A.

      Most of

    • B.

      Most

    Correct Answer
    B. Most
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Most". This suggests that the majority of high school students are required to study a language.

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  • 8. 

       Only _______________ high school students study calculus.

    • A.

      A few

    • B.

      A few of

    Correct Answer
    A. A few
    Explanation
    The phrase "a few" indicates a small number or a small amount. Therefore, the correct answer implies that only a small number of high school students study calculus.

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  • 9. 

       Bob has three brothers and sisters. _______________ them are going to college.

    • A.

      All

    • B.

      All of

    Correct Answer
    B. All of
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of". This is because the sentence is referring to all of Bob's three brothers and sisters, indicating that every single one of them is going to college.

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  • 10. 

    INSTRUCTIONS. Complete the conversation with was, were, or did.   Amy    __________ you born in France, Pierre?   Pierre  No actually, I __________ born in Montreal.    

    Correct Answer
    were,was
    Explanation
    Amy asks Pierre if he was born in France. Pierre responds by saying that he was not born in France, but rather in Montreal. The correct answer is "were" for the first blank because it agrees with the subject "you" (referring to Amy) which is plural. The correct answer for the second blank is "was" because it agrees with the subject "I" (referring to Pierre) which is singular.

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  • 11. 

       Amy    __________ you grow up there, too?   Pierre  Yes, but when I __________ fifteen, we moved to New York.

    Correct Answer
    did,was
    Explanation
    In the given conversation, Amy asks Pierre if he grew up there. Pierre responds by saying "Yes, but when I was fifteen, we moved to New York." The use of "did" in the question and "was" in Pierre's response indicates that the question is asking about an action in the past (growing up) and the response confirms that Pierre did indeed grow up there until the age of fifteen before moving to New York.

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  • 12. 

    Amy   Oh, really? How long __________ you stay in New York?Piere  Until I __________ eighteen. Then I went to college.

    Correct Answer
    did,was
    Explanation
    The first blank should be filled with "did" because the question is asking about the duration of Amy's stay in New York, which requires the past simple form of the verb "do". The second blank should be filled with "was" because it is describing an action that happened in the past (going to college) and requires the past simple form of the verb "be".

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  • 13. 

    INSTRUCTIONS. Complete the conversations with the words in the box. Use each word only once.           ago         when         for         in         long         from         until         thenA. Did you move here _____ 2001?B. No. We came here three years _____. 

    Correct Answer
    in,ago
    Explanation
    The question asks if the person moved to the current location in 2001. The correct answer is "in" because it indicates the specific year when the person moved. The word "ago" is used in the response to indicate the time period that has passed since the person moved, which is three years.

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  • 14. 

    A. Were you in Japan _____ many years?B. No. we didn´t live there _____. Only a year and a half. 

    Correct Answer
    for,long
    Explanation
    The word "for" is the correct answer for the first blank because it is used to indicate a duration of time. The word "long" is the correct answer for the second blank because it is used to describe the length of time. In the conversation, person A asks about the duration of time spent in Japan, and person B responds by saying they didn't live there for a long time, only a year and a half.

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  • 15. 

    A. We lived in London _____ 1995 to 2000.B. Where did you go _____? 

    Correct Answer
    from,then
    Explanation
    The word "from" is used to indicate the starting point or origin, and in this context, it shows the time period during which the speaker lived in London. The word "then" is used to refer to a specific point in time or a subsequent event, and in this context, it is used to inquire about the destination or place the listener went to.

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  • 16. 

    A. So, you came here _____ you were six, right?B. No, we lived in Hong Kong _____ I was eight. 

    Correct Answer
    when,until
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "when" and "until". In the first sentence, "when" is used to inquire about the time or circumstances of someone coming to a certain place. In the second sentence, "until" is used to indicate the duration of living in Hong Kong until the age of eight. Both words are appropriate in their respective sentences to convey the intended meaning.

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  • 17. 

    INSTRUCTIONS. These peolple are talking about their subjects in school. Choose the correct word.Wendy   I didn´t play any musical instrument, but I was in the __________.

    • A.

      Choir

    • B.

      Orchestra

    Correct Answer
    A. Choir
    Explanation
    In this conversation, Wendy mentions that she didn't play any musical instrument. However, she mentions that she was in something. The word that fits in this context is "choir." A choir is a group of singers who perform together. Therefore, Wendy was likely part of a choir in school. The word "orchestra" refers to a group of musicians who play instruments, which doesn't align with Wendy's statement.

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  • 18. 

    Tina   I was really good in P.E. I was on the __________ team.

    • A.

      Gymnastics

    • B.

      Drama

    Correct Answer
    A. Gymnastics
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Tina was good at Physical Education (P.E.) and was a part of a team. Based on the options provided, the most suitable team for Tina to be a part of would be the gymnastics team.

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  • 19. 

    Sandra   I laked to draw, so I enjoyed my __________ clases a lot.

    • A.

      Dance

    • B.

      Art

    Correct Answer
    B. Art
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "art" because the sentence mentions that Sandra enjoyed her classes a lot, and the clue word "draw" indicates that she likes to create visual art. Therefore, it can be inferred that Sandra enjoyed her art classes.

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