Grammar Quiz: Identify The Correct Word!

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Grammar Quiz: Identify The Correct Word!

Grammar quiz: identify the correct word! Writing with the grammatically correct sentence is all about finding the right word to convey the intended messages and aligning them correctly. To help see how good you are when it comes to word choices, I have prepared this challenging quiz. How about you check it out and see how well you will do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    …………..not a single hard-surfaced road during the entire colonial period aside from the city.
    • A. 

      It was

    • B. 

      There was

    • C. 

      It

    • D. 

      There were

  • 2. 
    . …………..in 1776 that Declaration of Independence was signed.
    • A. 

      It was

    • B. 

      There was

    • C. 

      There

    • D. 

      It

  • 3. 
    …………..more than 300,000 people in Philadelphia by the end of the colonial period, making it the largest city in the colonies.
    • A. 

      There was

    • B. 

      It was

    • C. 

      There were

    • D. 

      They were

  • 4. 
    In the 18th century, ………….. not many women who had access to formal education in the colonies.
    • A. 

      There were

    • B. 

      It was

    • C. 

      Were

    • D. 

      Were there

  • 5. 
    After the Revolution, although some advances were made in education, …………..a slow process.
    • A. 

      There were

    • B. 

      It

    • C. 

      It was

    • D. 

      There was

  • 6. 
    …………..in fluorescent lamps, television tubes, and other devices.
    • A. 

      Phosphore are used

    • B. 

      It is phosphor

    • C. 

      To use phosphors

    • D. 

      Using phosphors

  • 7. 
    The tips of some undersea mountains …………..islands in the middle of the ocean.
    • A. 

      To form

    • B. 

      They form

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Forming

  • 8. 
    …………..of fish; jawless fish, cartilaginous fish, and bony fish.
    • A. 

      It is  three types

    • B. 

      There are three types

    • C. 

      Three types

    • D. 

      Three types are

  • 9. 
     …………..to stop yourself from blinking except for a short period of time.
    • A. 

      Impossible it

    • B. 

      Impossible

    • C. 

      It impossible

    • D. 

      It is impossible

  • 10. 
     …………..today was developed by Swiss scientist Horace de Sassure around 1773.
    • A. 

      Mountaineering it as we know

    • B. 

      Mountaineering as we know it

    • C. 

      We know mountaineering it

    • D. 

      We know there is mountaineering

  • 11. 
    . …………..of the surface of the Earth is covered by water.
    • A. 

      Three-quarters is nearly

    • B. 

      There is nearly three-quarter

    • C. 

      It is nearly three-quarters

    • D. 

      Nearly three-quarters

  • 12. 
    By the mid-eighteenth century………….. so many new immigrants entering North America from Europe that the original colonies in the Northeast were overcrowded.
    • A. 

      It were

    • B. 

      Were

    • C. 

      There

    • D. 

      There were

  • 13. 
    …………..not until the end of the seventeenth century that scientists began to stress the importance of experiments as a way of gaining knowledge.
    • A. 

      There was

    • B. 

      It was

    • C. 

      There

    • D. 

      It

  • 14. 
    ………..are the most poisonous fish in the world.
    • A. 

      There are stonefish

    • B. 

      That the stonefish

    • C. 

      They are stonefish

    • D. 

      Stonefish

  • 15. 
    Seismic prospecting…………..used to map out rock structures below the ground.
    • A. 

      Widely

    • B. 

      Are widely

    • C. 

      Is widely

    • D. 

      It is widely

  • 16. 
     ………..in space, a rocket has to be powerful enough to break out of the pull of the Earth’s gravity.
    • A. 

      To travel

    • B. 

      It is travel

    • C. 

      That travel

    • D. 

      Travel

  • 17. 
    When archeologist discovered the ruins of the Olympic Stadium, interest in the Games …………
    • A. 

      Was renewed

    • B. 

      Were renewed

    • C. 

      They were renewed

    • D. 

      Renewed

  • 18. 
    The ancient Olympic Games …………as amateur contests, but in time became professional.
    • A. 

      Begun

    • B. 

      Began

    • C. 

      Beginning

    • D. 

      They begin

  • 19. 
    The winners received a wreath …………from the branches of the sacred olive tree.
    • A. 

      Made

    • B. 

      Was made

    • C. 

      Making

    • D. 

      To make

  • 20. 
    The marathon first staged in 1896, …………the legendary feat of a Greek soldier who carried news of victory from the battlefield at Marathon to Athens.
    • A. 

      Was commemorated

    • B. 

      Commemorated

    • C. 

      Comemorates

    • D. 

      Commemorating

  • 21. 
    Winning first place in an event was the only glory in the ancient Games because second and third places………….
    • A. 

      Did not recognize

    • B. 

      Are not recognized

    • C. 

      Was not recognized

    • D. 

      Were not recognized

  • 22. 
    After more than 1500 years, Athens …………for the site of the first modern Olympics.
    • A. 

      Were chosen

    • B. 

      Was chosen

    • C. 

      Is chosen

    • D. 

      Chosen

  • 23. 
    The Olympic Games are held every four years in a selected country, and…………to athletes of all nations.
    • A. 

      They are opened

    • B. 

      Are opened

    • C. 

      They are open

    • D. 

      It is open

  • 24. 
    Electronic timing …………..for the first time in the 1912 Olympics in Sweden.
    • A. 

      Were used

    • B. 

      Was used

    • C. 

      Using

    • D. 

      Used

  • 25. 
    The first systematic chart ever made of an ocean current …………..by Benjamin Franklin.
    • A. 

      Published

    • B. 

      Was published

    • C. 

      Publishing

    • D. 

      Has been published