Exercises

As well as exercise

May 1, 2014

As well as means ‘in addition to’. We can combine two sentences using as well as. Study the example given below. Trees give us fruits. They also give us shade. We can combine these two sentences using as well as. Trees give us fruits as well as shade. Another example is given below. She owns […]

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Though and although – grammar exercise

April 30, 2014

Although and though are interchangeable. Though is more common in a less formal style. Complete the following sentences using though or although. An example is given below. I tried my level best. I couldn’t win the first rank. Although/though I tried my level best, I couldn’t win the first rank. Exercise 1. My grandmother is […]

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Question words exercise

April 28, 2014

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate question word. 1. ………………… I love weekends! a) How b) How do c) Either could be used here 2. How ………………… grown! a) you have b) have you c) Either could be used here 3. Hold it in both hands ……………….. Mummy does. a) as b) like c) […]

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Adjectives exercise

April 27, 2014

Complete the following sentences using an adjective belonging to the categories specified. 1. We had to take a ……………. route to reach our destination. (Adjective of quality) 2. The …………………. football team won the World Cup Championship. (Use a national adjective) 3. The ………………… passengers were taken to hospital. (Past participle) 4. Not …………….. milk […]

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Modal auxiliary verbs exercise

April 21, 2014

Complete the following sentences using appropriate modal auxiliary verbs. Each question is followed by three suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one. 1. I ……………………… be happy to meet Robinson. a) will b) shall c) Either could be used here 2. ………………… he play for our team? a) Will b) Shall c) Either could be […]

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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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