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English Grammar


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  • 1. English Grammar mnRAJU Youre doing wrong? No, your doing it wrong? No, you’r doing wrong! No, you are doing is wrong. Yes, you’re doing is wrong!
  • 2. Idioms “Where one door shuts, another opens” means a. Time brings more opportunities b. Never lose an opportunity c. Doors should be shut properly d. Doors keep closing and opening mnRAJU
  • 3. Word Meaning Even the smallest error cannot escape the attention of a meticulous teacher. The underlined word means: a. slow b. new c. intelligent d. careful mnRAJU
  • 4. Gerunds My favorite pastime is _____ a. daydreams b. daydreaming c. daydreamer d. daydreamful mnRAJU
  • 5. Spelling The plural of ‘lily’ is a. lilies b. lillies c. lilys d. lily mnRAJU
  • 6. Pronunciation ‘Comb’ rhymes with a. home b. thumb c. bomb d. aplomb mnRAJU
  • 7. Adjectives These are photocopies. The _____ paintings are in the cupboard. a. originally b. original c. origins d. originals mnRAJU
  • 8. Number One is a wife, many are ……….. . a. wifes b. wives c. wife’s d. wifes’ mnRAJU
  • 9. Pronouns Modi and Mohammed are Indians. _____ are from Gujarat. a. Those b. There c. They d. Their mnRAJU
  • 10. Pronouns My boy friend and I are in a restaurant. _____ are hungry. a. Because b. We c. They d. Both mnRAJU
  • 11. Contraction Are they really hungry? No, _____ not. a. they’re b. they c. there d. we are mnRAJU
  • 12. Common Errors Which one of the following is correct? a. He has a headache. b. He is having a headache. c. He have a headache. d. He’s have a headache. mnRAJU
  • 13. Possessive Pronouns He ended the letter with the customary ______ . a. Yours affectionately b. Your affectionately c. Your’s affectionately d. Yours’ affectionately mnRAJU
  • 14. Reflexive Pronouns My husband cooked the dinner _____. a. by his self b. self c. himself d. by himself mnRAJU
  • 15. Articles Martha is _____ European. a. an b. the c. a d. any mnRAJU
  • 16. Expressions My new spectacles cost me _________ the last pair. a. two times b. double c. twice as much as d. as much as twice as mnRAJU
  • 17. Degrees of Comparison Ambalika can’t swim __________ I can. a. so good that b. as fast as c. as fast d. like mnRAJU
  • 18. Prepositions Irene has worked in the Andamans _____ many years. a. for b. since c. from d. till mnRAJU
  • 19. Conjunctions She has returned home early _____ she has unexpected guests. a. why because b. because c. therefore d. though mnRAJU
  • 20. Prepositions The minister died _____ stroke. a. in a b. with c. of d. of a mnRAJU
  • 21. Prepositions Identify the incorrect sentence: a. My students are able to do it. b. My students can do it. c. My students can able to do it. d. My students are capable of doing it. mnRAJU
  • 22. Short Responses Are you teachers? No, we _____. We are students. a. are b. isn’t c. aren’t d. don’t mnRAJU
  • 23. Word Order in Questions Why _____ going home so late? a. you are b. you have been c. are you d. are mnRAJU
  • 24. Present Simple Tense What time _____ you usually get up in the mornings? a. are b. do c. will d. can mnRAJU
  • 25. Tense Consistency What will you _____ next weekend? I _____ my family. a. do, will visit b. go, will go c. do, visit d. go, visit mnRAJU
  • 26. Present Simple Tense People in Mizoram _____ English. a. are speaking b. speak c. speaks d. did speak mnRAJU
  • 27. Collocation Which one of the following is not correct? a. I made a mistake b. I committed a mistake. c. I did a mistake. d. I rectified a mistake. mnRAJU
  • 28. Demonstrative Adverbs _____ is the umbrella? It’s on the floor. a. That b. What c. Where d. How much mnRAJU
  • 29. Reduced Clauses _____ I get to know her, the more I like her. a. As much as b. The more c. For more d. Far more mnRAJU
  • 30. Interrogative Adjectives _____ time is breakfast? It’s at 9 o’ clock. a. What b. When c. Morning d. This mnRAJU
  • 31. Tense Consistency What _____ you doing in the library? I was _____ a magazine. a. were, reading b. did, reading c. are, reading d. were, to read mnRAJU
  • 32. Idioms To drop someone a line is to _____ him. a. throw a ball at b. queue in front of c. mislead d. write to mnRAJU
  • 33. Tense This letter _____ at once. a. should be sent b. should have been send c. ought to sent d. send mnRAJU
  • 34. Parts of Speech Thanks for the good advice. The underlined word is a. a noun b. an adjective c. a verb d. a subject mnRAJU
  • 35. Irregular Verbs Aishwarya _____ the glass at Salman. a. thorough b. through c. throw d. threw mnRAJU
  • 36. Past Perfect Tense If Sai Baba _____ with us, we would have had a good time. a. had come b. came c. would be d. will come mnRAJU
  • 37. Phrasal Verbs Mary asked me to call _____ exactly at midnight. a. up her b. she up c. her up d. upon her mnRAJU
  • 38. Word Order Never _____ seen her so worried. a. have I b. I have c. did I d. have I been mnRAJU
  • 39. Words Often Confused Please _____ for the national anthem. a. raise b. rose c. rise d. risen mnRAJU
  • 40. Parallel Construction Mr Narayana Murthy will leave soon, and so _____ Ms Murthy. a. is b. would c. will d. will be mnRAJU
  • 41. Past Tense Was it _____ when you came home last night? No, it _____. a. rained, didn’t b. raining, didn’t c. raining, wasn’t d. rained, wasn’t mnRAJU
  • 42. Present Simple Tense Everyday, the college buses _____________. a. will leave at 5. b. will be leaving at 5. c. will have left at 5. d. leave at 5. mnRAJU
  • 43. Past Perfect Tense Before the team visited the college, the civil work _____ completed. a. had been b. was c. has been d. was being mnRAJU
  • 44. Prepositions She took the risk _____ my warning. a. despite b. in despite c. in spite d. despite of mnRAJU
  • 45. Short Responses Is she from Delhi? No, _____. She is from Goa. a. she is. b. she isn’t. c. is she? d. isn’t she? mnRAJU
  • 46. Voice I know her. (Change into passive) a. I am known to her. b. I don’t know her. c. She is known to me. d. She is known by me. mnRAJU
  • 47. Transitive Verbs My trainer _____ me that her last name was Angela. a. said b. asked c. told d. announced mnRAJU
  • 48. Transitive Verbs I avoided _____ her. a. meeting b. to meet c. meet d. meeting with mnRAJU
  • 49. Antonyms The antonym of legal is _____ a. elegal b. ilegal c. unlegal d. illegal mnRAJU
  • 50. Words Often Confused Yesterday, Sonali _____ in the sun all day. a. lay b. laid c. lie d. lied mnRAJU
  • 51. Stative Verbs Identify the correct sentence: a. I smell it burning. b. I am smelling it burning. c. I am smelled it burning. d. I smell it is burning. mnRAJU
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