Exercises

Parts of speech exercise

April 18, 2014

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the word given in the brackets. 1. Gokhale was a great Indian …………. (patriotic). 2. From our freedom fighters we can learn many lessons in …………. (patriotic). 3. Greece and Rome have a …………….. past. (glory) 4. Many athletes are punished for using ………. (stimulate). 5. […]

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Find the meanings of given idiomatic expressions

April 14, 2014

In each of the following questions an idiomatic expression is given. From the given options choose the one that correctly expresses the meaning of the given idiomatic expression. 1. To make a clean breast of a) to praise yourself b) to defend yourself c) to tell the truth about something d) to destroy something before […]

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Much, many, some, any: grammar exercise

April 6, 2014

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate determiner. 1. She hasn’t got ………………. friends. (some / any) 2. I didn’t do …………………. work today. (much / many) 3. She didn’t eat ……………… food. (much / many) 4. There aren’t ………………… trees in the garden. (much / many) 5. I haven’t read ………………… books. (many / […]

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Demonstrative and interrogative pronouns exercise

April 2, 2014

Complete the following sentences using a demonstrative or interrogative pronoun. 1. …………………… is that boy sitting next to Peter? 2. …………………… was a horrible experience. 3. …………………… are our children. 4. …………………… is the road that leads to the railway station? 5. …………………… told you this story? 6. ……………………. do you mean? 7. …………………….. shall […]

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Comparative forms exercise

April 1, 2014

Complete the following sentences using the appropriate form of the adjective given in the brackets. 1. Rama is ………………. than Krishnan. (weak) 2. My watch is ……………… than yours. (costly) 3. My father’s health is ………………… now. (good) 4. Things are going from bad to ……………….. (bad) 5. Our new servant is ………………… than the […]

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Sentence correction exercise

April 1, 2014

Each sentence given below may contain one or more mistakes. Rewrite the sentences correcting the mistakes. 1. Doctor suggested patient to take vacation. 2. Learning the French isn’t easy. 3. I need good sleep. 4. We had great time on the top of mountain. 5. I am going to hospital to see a friend who […]

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Linking expressions exercise

March 31, 2014

Complete the following sentences using appropriate linking expressions. 1. My parents lived in our ancestral village for a long time. ………………… they moved into this town. a) after b) later c) latter 2. ‘Accept this job for the time being. You can quit when you get a better job.’ ‘ …………….. is an excellent idea.’ […]

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Make compound sentences

March 29, 2014

Combine each of the following pairs of sentences into compound sentences using an appropriate conjunction. 1. I called her many times. She didn’t answer the phone. 2. He is intelligent. He is honest. 3. He is old. He is active. 4. He lost his reputation. He brought a bad name to his family. 5. You […]

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Join with a relative pronoun

March 27, 2014

Combine each of the following pairs of sentences using a restrictive or a non-restrictive relative clause. Put commas wherever necessary. An example is given below. I want a doll. It should be able to sing and dance. We can combine these two sentences using a restrictive (or identifying) relative clause. Note that a restrictive relative […]

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Joining two sentences using a relative pronoun

March 24, 2014

Relative pronouns are words like who, which and that. A relative pronoun serves two purposes. It acts as the subject or the object of the verb in its clause. It also serves as a conjunction connecting the two clauses. Study the examples given below. I have a friend. She lives in New England. I have […]

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