English Grammar MCQ Test! Quiz

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The MCQ tests are just around the corner and to ensure that you get your desired marks all you need to do is ensure is that you have as much practice it is. Let us review some basic things about the English language. Below are ten multiple questions about English grammar. Do give them a try and get to perfect your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Can you hear what he is .......?

    • A.

      Saying

    • B.

      Speaking

    • C.

      Telling

    • D.

      Talking

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Saying
    Explanation
    This question is asking about the ability to hear what someone is doing. The correct answer is "saying" because when we hear someone, we are listening to what they are saying. The other options, such as "speaking," "telling," and "talking," are related to communication but do not specifically refer to the act of hearing someone. Therefore, the correct answer is "saying."

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  • 2. 

    She hasn't come home ..................

    • A.

      Still

    • B.

      Already

    • C.

      Yet

    • D.

      Till

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Yet
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "yet" because it indicates that the person has not come home up until now. It suggests that there is still time for the person to come home in the future.

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  • 3. 

    I ......... TV yesterday evening.

    • A.

      Saw

    • B.

      Looked

    • C.

      Viewed

    • D.

      Watched

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Watched
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "watched." This is because "watched" is the past tense form of the verb "watch," which means to view or observe something, typically on a screen. In the given sentence, the speaker is referring to an action they performed in the past, specifically watching TV yesterday evening.

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  • 4. 

    We live ............. the city center.

    • A.

      Near

    • B.

      Next

    • C.

      By

    • D.

      Nearby

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Near
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "near" because it indicates the proximity of our living location to the city center. It suggests that we are not far from the city center, but rather in close proximity to it.

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  • 5. 

    She looks .......... a famous film star.

    • A.

      As

    • B.

      Like

    • C.

      Similar

    • D.

      Same

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Like
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "like". In this sentence, "like" is used to compare the subject (she) to a famous film star, indicating that she resembles or has similar qualities to a famous film star.

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  • 6. 

    This television gives you the ........... news.

    • A.

      Last

    • B.

      Latest

    • C.

      Least

    • D.

      Later

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Latest
    Explanation
    This television gives you the latest news. The word "latest" implies that the television provides the most recent or up-to-date news. It suggests that the television is equipped with the capability to deliver the most current information and keep the viewers informed about the most recent events and developments.

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  • 7. 

    I only ........... one mistake in last night's test.

    • A.

      Made

    • B.

      Done

    • C.

      Did

    • D.

      Make

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Made
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "made" because it is the past tense form of the verb "make." In the sentence, the word "only" suggests that there was just one mistake, and "made" is the appropriate verb to use in this context. The other options, "done," "did," and "make," do not fit grammatically or contextually. Therefore, "made" is the correct choice.

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  • 8. 

    I want you to tell me the ......... truth.

    • A.

      Exact

    • B.

      All

    • C.

      Real

    • D.

      Whole

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Whole
    Explanation
    The word "whole" is the correct answer because it accurately conveys the idea of wanting to know the complete or entire truth. The other options, such as "exact," "all," "real," or "none of the above," do not capture the sense of wanting to have a comprehensive understanding of the truth.

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  • 9. 

    He is looking .......... a present to buy his girlfriend.

    • A.

      For

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      In

    • D.

      On

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for" because it is the preposition that is commonly used when someone is searching or seeking something. In this case, the person is looking for a present to buy his girlfriend.

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  • 10. 

    That's what I would like ....... Christmas.

    • A.

      For

    • B.

      At

    • C.

      In

    • D.

      On

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. For
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "for" because the phrase "That's what I would like for Christmas" is a common expression used to indicate something that someone wants as a gift during the holiday season. The preposition "for" is used to show the purpose or recipient of the desired item.

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