Exclamations exercise

February 21, 2014pdf

Exclamations are often constructed with how, what and such. Test your understanding of these structures with this grammar exercise.

Complete the following sentences.

1. ………………….. cold it is!

a) How

b) What

c) Either could be used here

2. ……………………. beautifully you sing!

a) How

b) What

c) Either could be used here

3. …………………… rude guy!

a) What

b) What a

c) How a

4. ………………….. pleasant surprise!

a) What

b) What a

c) How

5. ………………….. lovely weather!

a) What

b) What a

c) How

6. She is ………………….. nice girl!

a) such

b) such a

c) what a

7. ……………….. a fool you are!

a) How

b) What

c) What a

8. ………………. foolish she is!

a) How

b) What

c) Such

9. What a lovely smile …………………!

a) you have

b) have you

10. They are …………………. kind people.

a) such

b) so

c) Either could be used here

11. …………………. you’ve grown!

a) How

b) What

c) Either could be used here

12. He talks ………………… rubbish!

a) such

b) such a

c) what

Answers

1. How cold it is!

2. How beautifully you sing!

3. What a rude guy!

4. What a pleasant surprise!

5. What lovely weather!

6. She is such a nice girl!

7. What a fool you are!

8. How foolish she is!

9. What a lovely smile you have!

10. They are such kind people.

11. How you’ve grown.

12. He talks such rubbish!

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