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Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz 8

This is the 8th part of the Grammar and Correct Usage series for the Civil Service Examination. Enjoy and have fun learning.

Fill in the blank spaces in the following sentences with the most appropriate word (s).

1. If we had gone to bed early last night, we _______rested enough.
a. would have
b. should have
c. could have

[toggle title=”Answer”]a. would have[/toggle]

2. If I ________the recruiting officer, I would not take bribes.
a. am
b. was
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Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz 7

This is the seventh part of the Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz Series.

Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz 7

Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate word.

1. The group insisted on an investigation of ___ member’s dismissal and threatened to sue the company.

a.) its
b.) their
c.) there
d.) it’s

[toggle title=”Answer”]a. its (group is a singular noun)[/toggle]

2. People with _____ problems are likely to have a more positive outlook in life.

a.) less
b.) fewer
c.) more
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Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz 4

Let us continue learning grammar by answering the quiz below. Some of the answers below have brief explanations, while the ones can you can easily look up at a dictionary are not explained.

Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz 4

Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate word.

1. We just came from Mount Apo. That was an exciting _____.

a.) trip
b.) journey
c.) voyage
d.) expedition

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