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

Answer
a. its (group is a singular noun)

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

a.) less
b.) fewer
c.) more
d.) without  » Read more

Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz 6

It seems that everybody enjoyed the previous grammar quizzes, so I plan to create a few more. Below is the sixth of the Grammar Quiz Series.

Grammar and Correct Usage Quiz 6

Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate word.

1. The coffee is sweet. I think you put too ___ sugar.

a.) many
b.) much
c.) more
d.) excessive

Answer
b. much (many is used for nouns that you can count)

2. The princess wanted to leave the palace, but the king wouldn’t let her go. So, she escaped in ____ wearing a guard’s armor.  » Read more

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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Grammar Quiz on Prepositions of Place

The use f preposition of place is one of the most confusing grammar rules, but they are actually quite simple if you know the rules. The most commonly confused preposition of place are in, on and at. Remember the following general rules.

1.) In is usually used to refer to an enclosed place. For example, in a box, in the room, in Japan. Notice that enclosed can mean a very small or very large place.

2.) On is usually used to refer to a surface. Use on when you referring to a thing attached to something. For example on a table, on the board, on the chair.

3.) At is used to refer to a particular point or place. For example, at the bank, at the entrance, at my girl friend’s house. Again, notice that the “point” can be enclosed or not.

There are many prepositions, but these three are the most confusing.  » Read more

Grammar Quiz 1 – Verb Tenses

Read the sentence carefully and choose the letter of the correct verb tense. You can see the correct answer by clicking the + button after the choices. Good luck.

Grammar Quiz 1 – Verb Tenses

1. The canteen usually _____ 8:00 am on weekdays, but during Monday, it opens 1 hour earlier.

a.) open
b.) opens
c.) is opening
d.) has opened

Answer
b. opens

2. Last week, we _____ visitors from the US, but they only stayed for 2 days.  » Read more

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