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Do you consider yourself an English grammar champion? Can you beat anyone when it comes to checking grammar level? Test your level of grammar accuracy with the below quiz. It contains questions on every topic, including tenses, verbs, vocabulary, degrees of comparison, etc. Here, you have to select the most appropriate word or words to complete the sentences correctly. Do you think you can do so? Give this quiz a try and see for yourself. Best of luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How ...... Inspector Bob usually go to the office?

    • A.

      Do

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      Does

    • D.

      Did

    Correct Answer
    C. Does
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "does" because it is the correct form of the verb "do" that agrees with the subject "Inspector Bob." In this question, we are asking about the habitual action of going to the office, which is why we use the present simple tense.

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  • 2. 

    What.......the police doing in the crime scene currently?

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      Do

    • D.

      Does

    Correct Answer
    A. Are
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are" because it agrees with the subject "police," which is a plural noun.

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  • 3. 

    How long.........the officers worked in conflict area?

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Are

    • D.

      Will

    Correct Answer
    B. Have
    Explanation
    This question is asking about the duration of time that the officers have worked in a conflict area. The correct answer is "have" because it is the correct form of the verb "to have" for the subject "officers" in the present perfect tense. The present perfect tense is used to talk about actions or events that started in the past and continue to the present.

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  • 4. 

    Where.......the criminal escape last night?

    • A.

      Does

    • B.

      Did

    • C.

      Was

    • D.

      Will

    Correct Answer
    B. Did
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the location where the criminal escaped last night. The word "did" is the correct answer because it is used to form questions in the past tense. In this case, it is asking about the past action of the criminal escaping, so "did" is the appropriate word to use.

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  • 5. 

    The investigator..........interviewing a suspect at 11.00 o'clock yesterday

    • A.

      Were

    • B.

      Is

    • C.

      Was

    • D.

      Will

    Correct Answer
    C. Was
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was." The word "investigator" is a singular noun, so it requires a singular verb form. "Was" is the past tense form of the verb "to be" and agrees with the singular subject "investigator." The sentence is describing an action that happened in the past, so the past tense "was" is the appropriate choice.

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  • 6. 

    The strange man........go to the police station later

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Was

    • C.

      Has

    • D.

      Will

    Correct Answer
    D. Will
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will". This is because the sentence is in the future tense, indicating that the strange man has not yet gone to the police station but is expected to do so at a later time. The word "will" is used to express future actions or events.

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  • 7. 

    The suspects...........arrested by the police last night

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Were

    • C.

      Are

    • D.

      Have been

    Correct Answer
    B. Were
    Explanation
    The word "suspects" is plural, indicating that there is more than one suspect. Therefore, the correct verb to use in this sentence is "were," which agrees with the plural subject.

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  • 8. 

    The young police officer ..........always assigned to the conflict area every month

    • A.

      Is

    • B.

      Was

    • C.

      Will be

    • D.

      Has been

    Correct Answer
    A. Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "is" because the sentence is referring to a current or ongoing situation. The use of "always" suggests that this is a regular occurrence, indicating that the young police officer is currently being assigned to the conflict area every month.

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  • 9. 

    Two patrol cars.........repaired in the workshop at the moment

    • A.

      Are

    • B.

      Are being

    • C.

      Were being

    • D.

      Will be

    Correct Answer
    B. Are being
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "are being". This is because the sentence is referring to an ongoing action of repairing the patrol cars in the workshop at the moment. The passive form "are being" is used to indicate that the patrol cars are currently undergoing the process of being repaired.

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  • 10. 

    The suspects...............interrogated in the police station for two hours.

    • A.

      Has

    • B.

      Have

    • C.

      Have been

    • D.

      Has been

    Correct Answer
    C. Have been
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have been." In this sentence, the subject "suspects" is plural, so the verb should also be plural. "Have been" is the correct plural form of the verb "to be" in the present perfect tense.

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  • 11. 

    .........have you worked in your current post?

    • A.

      How often

    • B.

      How far

    • C.

      How long

    • D.

      How

    Correct Answer
    C. How long
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the duration of time the person has worked in their current post. The phrase "how long" specifically refers to the length of time. The other options do not provide information about the duration and are not relevant to the question.

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  • 12. 

    ........did the police go to the crime scene?

    • A.

      Where

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      When

    • D.

      Who

    Correct Answer
    C. When
    Explanation
    The word "when" is the correct answer because it is asking for the specific time or moment that the police went to the crime scene. The other options ("where," "which," and "who") do not provide information about the timing of the police's arrival.

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  • 13. 

    There........five officers in the crime scene last night.

    • A.

      Was

    • B.

      Are

    • C.

      Were

    • D.

      Will be

    Correct Answer
    C. Were
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "were" because it is the past tense form of the verb "to be" and agrees with the subject "five officers." In this sentence, we are referring to a specific point in the past when there were five officers present at the crime scene.

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  • 14. 

    How long ........you......in Bali?

    • A.

      Has- been

    • B.

      Are - been

    • C.

      Have - been

    • D.

      Were - been

    Correct Answer
    C. Have - been
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "have - been". This is because the question is asking about the duration of time spent in Bali, which suggests a past action that is still ongoing. The present perfect tense "have been" is used to indicate an action or event that started in the past and is still continuing in the present.

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  • 15. 

    Inspector Brian is ..............among his friends.

    • A.

      Older than

    • B.

      The older

    • C.

      The oldest

    • D.

      Oldest

    Correct Answer
    C. The oldest
    Explanation
    Inspector Brian is the oldest among his friends.

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  • 16. 

    A car is............than a bike.

    • A.

      Expensiver

    • B.

      More expensive

    • C.

      The most expensive

    • D.

      As expensive as

    Correct Answer
    B. More expensive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "more expensive" because it is comparing the cost of a car to a bike and indicating that the car has a higher price.

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  • 17. 

    Working as police officer is ............ among other professions

    • A.

      Most dangerous

    • B.

      As dangerous as

    • C.

      More dangerous

    • D.

      The most dangerous

    Correct Answer
    D. The most dangerous
    Explanation
    Working as a police officer is considered the most dangerous among other professions. This implies that the level of danger faced by police officers is higher than any other profession.

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  • 18. 

    Officer Bob is.........than officer Brian at shooting.

    • A.

      Good

    • B.

      Gooder

    • C.

      Better

    • D.

      The best

    Correct Answer
    C. Better
    Explanation
    Officer Bob is described as being "better" than officer Brian at shooting. This implies that Bob has a higher skill level or proficiency in shooting compared to Brian.

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  • 19. 

    Who stole my bag last night?

    • A.

      He does

    • B.

      He was

    • C.

      He did

    • D.

      He will

    Correct Answer
    C. He did
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "he did" because the question is asking about the person who stole the bag last night. "He did" implies that he is the one who committed the act of stealing the bag. The other options do not provide a clear answer to the question.

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  • 20. 

    My friend works as a police officer, and...........

    • A.

      I am too

    • B.

      I do too

    • C.

      So do me

    • D.

      I do also

    Correct Answer
    B. I do too
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I do too" because it indicates that the speaker also works as a police officer, in response to their friend's statement. The phrase "I do too" is a concise and grammatically correct way to express agreement and similarity in occupation.

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  • 21. 

    The police inspector went to the crime scene last week, and.........

    • A.

      So do I

    • B.

      So am I

    • C.

      So did I

    • D.

      So was I

    Correct Answer
    C. So did I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "so did I". This is because the sentence is in the past tense, indicating that the action of going to the crime scene also happened in the past. The phrase "so did I" is used to show agreement and means that the speaker also went to the crime scene last week.

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  • 22. 

    The officer is not practicing shooting currently, and .............

    • A.

      I am either

    • B.

      Neither was I

    • C.

      Neither do I

    • D.

      Neither am I

    Correct Answer
    D. Neither am I
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Neither am I." This answer implies that the person speaking is also not currently practicing shooting. The use of "neither" indicates that both the officer and the speaker are in the same situation of not practicing shooting.

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  • 23. 

    The man will not report to the police tomorrow, and.........

    • A.

      They will not either

    • B.

      They will too

    • C.

      So will they

    • D.

      Neither will not I

    Correct Answer
    A. They will not either
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "they will not either" because it is a suitable response to the statement "The man will not report to the police tomorrow." It implies that someone else, in addition to the man, will also not report to the police tomorrow.

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  • 24. 

    If the police come to crime scene on time, they........the suspect

    • A.

      Arrest

    • B.

      Arrested

    • C.

      Will arrest

    • D.

      Have arrested

    Correct Answer
    C. Will arrest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "will arrest". This is because the sentence is in the future tense, indicating that the action of arresting the suspect will happen in the future if the police arrive on time at the crime scene.

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  • 25. 

    If the suspect did not confess, he...........be put in jail

    • A.

      Will

    • B.

      Would have

    • C.

      Will have

    • D.

      Would

    Correct Answer
    D. Would
    Explanation
    The given question is a conditional statement about a hypothetical situation. It suggests that if the suspect did not confess, the consequence would be that he would be put in jail. The word "would" is used to express the hypothetical outcome or possibility in this context.

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  • 26. 

    If the police........the criminal, they would have put him in jail.

    • A.

      Have arrested

    • B.

      Had arrested

    • C.

      Arrested

    • D.

      Would arrested

    Correct Answer
    B. Had arrested
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a conditional statement in the past. The correct answer is "had arrested" because it is the correct past perfect form of the verb "arrest". It indicates that the police did not actually arrest the criminal, but if they had done so in the past, they would have put him in jail.

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  • 27. 

    The suspect...........I met in the airport last night has been arrested already.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Which

    • C.

      Which

    • D.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    D. Whom
    Explanation
    The word "whom" is the correct answer because it is used as the object of the verb "met" in the dependent clause "whom I met in the airport last night." "Whom" is used to refer to the person being met, indicating that they were the object of the action.

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  • 28. 

    The lady.........went to the police station last night lives near my house.

    • A.

      Which

    • B.

      Whose

    • C.

      Who

    • D.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    C. Who
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "who". In this sentence, the word "who" is used as a relative pronoun to introduce a relative clause. The relative clause "who went to the police station last night" provides additional information about the lady. It indicates that the lady is the one who went to the police station last night.

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  • 29. 

    The gun.........I saw in the warehouse belongs to the young police officer.

    • A.

      Who

    • B.

      Whose

    • C.

      Which

    • D.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    C. Which
    Explanation
    The word "which" is the correct answer because it is used to introduce a relative clause that provides additional information about the gun. In this case, the relative clause "I saw in the warehouse" describes the gun, specifying its location. The word "which" is commonly used to refer to inanimate objects or animals. In this sentence, it is used to refer to the gun.

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  • 30. 

    The police officer.........wife is a policewoman has gone to Europe.

    • A.

      Whose

    • B.

      Who

    • C.

      Whom

    • D.

      Which

    Correct Answer
    A. Whose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "whose". In this sentence, we are referring to the police officer's wife. "Whose" is used to indicate possession or ownership, so it correctly shows that the wife belongs to the police officer.

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  • 31. 

    The police officer does not know..............the house last night

    • A.

      How did the thief come into

    • B.

      How the thief came into

    • C.

      How the thief did came into

    • D.

      How the thief comes into

    Correct Answer
    B. How the thief came into
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "how the thief came into." The question is asking about the police officer's lack of knowledge regarding the method the thief used to enter the house. The phrase "how the thief came into" is the correct grammatical structure to convey this meaning.

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  • 32. 

    The suspect.........to the airport last week.

    • A.

      Will escape

    • B.

      Escaped

    • C.

      Was escaping

    • D.

      Was escaped

    Correct Answer
    B. Escaped
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "escaped." The use of the past tense form of the verb "escape" indicates that the suspect successfully fled from the airport last week.

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  • 33. 

    The men.............in the office at 08.00 o'clock yesterday

    • A.

      Was working

    • B.

      Were working

    • C.

      Worked

    • D.

      Were worked

    Correct Answer
    B. Were working
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "were working" because the sentence is referring to multiple men, indicating a plural subject. Therefore, the past continuous tense "were working" is the appropriate verb form to use in this context.

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  • 34. 

    The policeman has..........in Metro regional Police for 5 years.

    • A.

      Work

    • B.

      Working

    • C.

      Worked

    • D.

      Works

    Correct Answer
    C. Worked
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "worked". This is because the sentence is in the past tense and is referring to an action that has already been completed. "Worked" is the past tense form of the verb "work" and accurately describes the policeman's past employment in the Metro regional Police for 5 years.

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  • 35. 

    The victims of car accident ...........to the hospital last night.

    • A.

      Taken

    • B.

      Were took

    • C.

      Were taken

    • D.

      Took

    Correct Answer
    C. Were taken
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "were taken." This is because the sentence is in the passive voice, indicating that someone or something else performed the action of taking the victims to the hospital. In this case, the victims did not take themselves to the hospital, but rather someone else took them there. Therefore, the correct verb form is "were taken."

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  • 36. 

    The police officer made me............the problem.

    • A.

      Understanding

    • B.

      Understand

    • C.

      Understood

    • D.

      Understands

    Correct Answer
    B. Understand
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "understand" because the verb "made" is followed by the base form of the verb, which is "understand" in this case.

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  • 37. 

    The stolen car is going to............to the police station.

    • A.

      Take

    • B.

      To be take

    • C.

      To be taken

    • D.

      To be taking

    Correct Answer
    C. To be taken
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "to be taken." In this sentence, the stolen car is the subject and it is going to be taken somewhere, specifically to the police station. The use of the infinitive "to be taken" indicates that the action of taking the car will happen in the future.

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  • 38. 

    The police said that he.........to the airport.

    • A.

      Flee

    • B.

      Had fled

    • C.

      Has fled

    • D.

      Was fled

    Correct Answer
    B. Had fled
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had fled". This is because the sentence is in past tense and the word "had" indicates that the action of fleeing occurred before the time frame being discussed.

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  • 39. 

    The man asked the police why his son.............

    • A.

      Arrested

    • B.

      Was arrested

    • C.

      Has been arrested

    • D.

      Was arresting

    Correct Answer
    B. Was arrested
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was arrested". The sentence is in the past tense and the subject "his son" is the one who received the action of being arrested. Therefore, the correct form of the verb "arrest" is "was arrested".

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  • 40. 

    The chief ordered his member.........his gun on the table.

    • A.

      No to take

    • B.

      Not take

    • C.

      Don't take

    • D.

       not to take

    Correct Answer
    D.  not to take
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "not to take". In this sentence, the chief is giving an order to his member regarding his gun. The phrase "not to take" is the correct way to express the chief's command for his member to refrain from taking the gun and instead leave it on the table.

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  • 41. 

    I appreciated for their …..to my wedding party.

    • A.

      Coming

    • B.

      Comes

    • C.

      Come

    • D.

      Came

    Correct Answer
    A. Coming
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "coming". The verb "appreciated" is in the past tense, so the word "coming" is the correct form of the verb "come" to match the tense.

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  • 42. 

    I couldn't go to to the office yesterday because I…..sick.

    • A.

      Am

    • B.

      Have been

    • C.

      Was

    • D.

      Will be

    Correct Answer
    C. Was
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "was" because it indicates that the speaker was sick in the past and couldn't go to the office.

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  • 43. 

    Several years ago, the policeman………a dead body in the river.

    • A.

      Find

    • B.

      Finding

    • C.

      Has found

    • D.

      Found

    Correct Answer
    D. Found
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "found." In the sentence, the verb "found" is in the past tense, indicating that the action of discovering the dead body in the river happened in the past. The other options, "find," "finding," and "has found," are not in the correct tense to match the sentence.

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  • 44. 

    Someone …...travels and works in a spacecraft is an astronaut.

    • A.

      Which

    • B.

      Who

    • C.

      Whom

    Correct Answer
    B. Who
    Explanation
    The word "who" is the correct answer because it is used to refer to a person. In this case, the sentence is describing someone who travels and works in a spacecraft, which is a characteristic of an astronaut. Therefore, "who" is the appropriate pronoun to use in this context.

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  • 45. 

    The young police officer always works.........

    • A.

      Hardly

    • B.

      With hard

    • C.

      Hard

    • D.

      In hard

    Correct Answer
    C. Hard
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "hard". This is because the phrase "works hard" is a common collocation that means putting a lot of effort and dedication into one's work. The other options do not fit grammatically or semantically in this context.

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  • 46. 

    The chief always works.......

    • A.

      Careful

    • B.

      With careful

    • C.

      Carefully

    • D.

      By carefully

    Correct Answer
    C. Carefully
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "carefully" because it is an adverb that modifies the verb "works." Adverbs describe how an action is performed, and in this case, it indicates that the chief performs his work in a careful manner.

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  • 47. 

    The man is very.............in reading novels

    • A.

      Interesting

    • B.

      Interest

    • C.

      Interested

    • D.

      Interfere

    Correct Answer
    C. Interested
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "interested". The word "interested" is the adjective form of the verb "interest", which means to engage or attract someone's attention. In the given sentence, "interested" describes the man's attitude towards reading novels, indicating that he finds it engaging or appealing.

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  • 48. 

    When I came back, someone……..my laptop.

    • A.

      Stole

    • B.

      Has stolen

    • C.

      Had stolen

    • D.

      Stolen

    Correct Answer
    C. Had stolen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "had stolen." The use of the past perfect tense "had stolen" indicates that the theft occurred before the speaker came back. This suggests that the laptop was stolen at some point in the past and not at the moment of the speaker's return.

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  • 49. 

    A part-time job doesn't earn …………a medical doctor.

    • A.

      As much

    • B.

      Much as

    • C.

      As much as

    • D.

      More

    Correct Answer
    C. As much as
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "as much as." This is because the phrase "doesn't earn" implies a comparison between the earnings of a part-time job and a medical doctor. "As much as" is a comparative phrase used to show that the earnings of a part-time job are not equal to or equivalent to the earnings of a medical doctor.

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  • 50. 

    The refrigerator is out of order. It needs…

    • A.

      Fixing

    • B.

      To fix

    • C.

      To fixed

    • D.

      Fixed

    Correct Answer
    A. Fixing
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "fixing". This is because the sentence is describing the refrigerator as being "out of order", which implies that it is broken or not working properly. Therefore, it needs to be fixed or repaired.

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