Grammar Quiz! Choose The Correct Option To Form A Correct Sentence!

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Grammar is the way we arrange words to make proper sentences. Word level grammar covers verbs and tenses, nouns, adverbs etc. Sentence level grammar covers phrases, clauses, reported speech etc.
This is a Grammar Quiz! Choose the correct option to form a correct sentence!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The growth of hair ______ cyclical process, with phases of activity and inactivity.

    • A.

      It is

    • B.

      Is a

    • C.

      Option 3

    • D.

      Which is

    Correct Answer
    B. Is a
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is a". This is because the sentence is describing the growth of hair as a cyclical process, meaning it goes through phases of activity and inactivity. The phrase "is a" is used to connect the subject "growth of hair" with the predicate "cyclical process" and indicate that they are the same thing.

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  • 2. 

    The fire ______ to have started in the furnace under the house.

    • A.

      It believed

    • B.

      That is believed

    • C.

      They believe

    • D.

      That they believe

    Correct Answer
    A. It believed
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "it believed" because the phrase "it is believed" is commonly used to express a general belief or consensus about something. In this case, "it" refers to people or authorities who believe that the fire started in the furnace under the house.

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  • 3. 

    In Roman numerals, _______ symbols for numeric values.

    • A.

      Are letters of the alphabet

    • B.

      Letters of the alphabet are

    • C.

      Which uses letters of the alphabet

    • D.

      In which letters of the alphabet are

    Correct Answer
    B. Letters of the alphabet are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "letters of the alphabet are" because Roman numerals are represented by specific letters of the alphabet. Each letter corresponds to a specific numeric value, allowing numbers to be written using these symbols.

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  • 4. 

    The legal systems of most countries can be classified _____ common law or civil law.

    • A.

      As either

    • B.

      Either as

    • C.

      Either to

    • D.

      To either

    Correct Answer
    A. As either
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as either" because it correctly completes the sentence by indicating that the legal systems of most countries can be classified in two ways: either as common law or civil law. The phrase "as either" is used to present two options or alternatives, which fits the context of the sentence.

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  • 5. 

    One difference between mathematics and language is that mathematics is precise ______.

    • A.

      Language is not

    • B.

      While language is not

    • C.

      But language not

    • D.

      While is language

    Correct Answer
    B. While language is not
    Explanation
    Mathematics is a precise discipline that follows strict rules and principles, allowing for clear and unambiguous communication. On the other hand, language is not as precise and can often be open to interpretation and ambiguity. While language allows for flexibility and creativity, it lacks the precision and exactness that mathematics possesses.

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  • 6. 

    Your criticism of the three short stories should not be less that 2.000 words, not ____ more than 3.000 .

    • A.

      Should it be

    • B.

      It should be

    • C.

      It is

    • D.

      Should be

    Correct Answer
    A. Should it be
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "should it be". This is because the sentence is a negative statement and the phrase "not less than" indicates a minimum limit. Therefore, the correct structure should be "should it be" to maintain the negative form and indicate the minimum limit of 2.000 words.

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  • 7. 

    In 1870, the attorney general was made head of the Department of justice, given an enlarge staff, and endow with clear-cut law enforcement functions. (choose the incorrect unerlined letter)

    • A.

      Was made

    • B.

      Enlarge

    • C.

      Endow

    • D.

      Function

    Correct Answer
    C. Endow
    Explanation
    The word "endow" is the incorrect underlined letter in this sentence. The correct word should be "endowed" to maintain proper verb tense agreement. "Endowed" is the past tense and past participle form of the verb "endow," which means to provide or furnish with a quality or ability.

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  • 8. 

    The General Sherman Tree, the largest of all the giant sequoias, are reputed to be the world’s largest living thing. (choose the incorrect undelined letter)

    • A.

      The largest

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Reputed

    • D.

      Living thing

    Correct Answer
    B. Are
    Explanation
    The incorrect underlined letter in the given sentence is "are". The correct form of the verb should be "is" instead of "are" because "The General Sherman Tree" is a singular subject and requires a singular verb. Therefore, the correct sentence should be "The General Sherman Tree, the largest of all the giant sequoias, is reputed to be the world's largest living thing."

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  • 9. 

    The skeleton of a shark is made of cartilage rather than having bone. choose the incorrect underlined letter)

    • A.

      Of a

    • B.

      Is made

    • C.

      Rather than

    • D.

      Having bone  

    Correct Answer
    D. Having bone  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "having bone" because the sentence states that the skeleton of a shark is made of cartilage, not bone.

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  • 10. 

    At least one sample of each of the brands contains measurable amounts of aflatoxin and there is three which exceed the maximum. (choose the incorrect underlined letter)

    • A.

      Of each

    • B.

      Contains

    • C.

      There is

    • D.

      Which exceed

    Correct Answer
    C. There is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "there is". The phrase "there is" is incorrect because it should be "there are" to agree with the plural noun "three", indicating that there are three samples that exceed the maximum.

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