Exercises

Subject-verb agreement

December 30, 2014

Complete the following sentences using a verb form that agrees with the subject in number and person. 1. Here are two pieces of shirting. Each one ………….. two meters long. is are 2. That woman ……………… got two children. Both ……………….. girls. has, is have, is has, are have, are 3. Few girls in this […]

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Rewrite without get

December 27, 2014

Write each sentence using a word from the box in place of the one in brackets. Acquired    Caught    Earned    Coaxed    Became Scored    Received    Fetch    Understand    obtained 1. I (got) three hundred dollars last week. 2. I (got) a letter from my mother this morning. 3. Can you come and (get) me from the station when […]

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Auxiliary verbs exercise

December 26, 2014

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate auxiliary verb. 1. The police officer warned the crowd that he ……………… order shooting, if they created trouble. could would might 2. Passengers ……………… not smoke inside the bus. will should must 3. ………………. I have a word with you? will may can Either ‘can’ or ‘may’ 4. […]

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Past simple and past perfect tense exercise

December 25, 2014

Fill in the blanks with the correct tense form (simple past, past perfect or past perfect continuous) of the verbs. 1. By the time the fire fighters ……………., the fire ……………… many huts. arrived, destroyed arrived, had destroyed had arrived, destroyed had arrived, had destroyed 2. He was not …………….. to write the exam, because […]

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Tenses exercise

December 25, 2014

Complete the following sentences using the simple past or present perfect tense form of the verb. 1. I ………………… the admission card. I ……………… it two days ago. have received, received received, have received received, received have received, have received 2. I ……………….. the fee. I ……………….. it only yesterday. paid, paid have paid, paid […]

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Change statement into questions

December 24, 2014

A sentence that tells us something is a statement. One way it can be changed into a question is to use do, does or did as the first word. An example is given below. My sister enjoys playing tennis. (Statement) Does my sister enjoy playing tennis? (Question) Make question sentences from the following statements using […]

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Simple present or present continuous

December 24, 2014

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate simple present or present continuous form. 1. Trees ………………… their leaves in autumn. shed sheds are shedding 2. She ……………….. in her room. gets dressed is getting dressed 3. Water ………………. at 100 degree Celsius. boil boils is boiling 4. The postman ………………… letters. bring brings is bringing […]

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Rewrite correctly

December 23, 2014

Each sentence given below contains one or more mistakes. You have to read the sentences and rewrite them correctly in the space provided. 1. The new version is superior than the old one. 2. He is tallest than the other boys. 3. My job is to supervise people who are junior than me. 4. This […]

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Part of speech exercise

December 21, 2014

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. He lives in a world of …………… (fantastic) 2. At last, a …………. gentleman came to her rescue. (chivalry) 3. She was ……….. enough to get a good job at the age of twenty. (fortune) 4. If you ……….. […]

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Degrees of comparison

December 20, 2014

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate adjective. Choose your answers from the options given in the brackets. 1. Delhi is …………….. than Mumbai. (hot / hotter / hottest) 2. …………….. youngest brother serves in the army. (My / me / mine) 3. We had ………………. most interesting experience during the picnic. (a / the) […]

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