General English Exercise

May 27, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences.

1. I would rather read a book ………………………

a) then watch TV

b) than watch TV

c) than watched TV

d) than would watch TV

2. ……………………. she goes, she is surrounded by crowds of people.

a) whoever

b) wherever

c) whichever

d) whatever

3. Neither the manager nor the workers ……………………. guilty.

a) was

b) are

c) have

d) is

4. Do you know James …………………….. father teaches at the academy?

a) who

b) whose

c) who’s

d) whom

5. Hardly had they heard the gunshots, ………………………..

a) than they started running

b) when they started running

c) then they started running

d) they started running

6. If I had two cars, I ……………………….

a) would be selling one

b) would have sold one

c) will sell one

d) would sell one

7. ………………….. she is rich, she is not happy.

a) as

b) though

c) since

d) because

8. You and I can do it, …………………… ? Add question tag.

a) can’t I?

b) can’t we

c) can’t you

d) can we?

9. The ideal candidate should have a good command ………………….. English.

a) on

b) over

c) in

d) of

9. A person who writes or compiles a dictionary is a

a) biographer

b) author

c) lexicographer

d) veteran

10. The old parents …………………….. for a letter from their son for two months.

a) has been waiting

b) have been waiting

c) is waiting

d) was waiting

Answers

1. I would rather read a book than watch TV.

2. Wherever she goes, she is surrounded by crowds of people.

3. Neither the manager nor the workers are guilty.

4. Do you know James whose father teaches at the academy?

5. Hardly had they heard the gunshots when they started running.

6. If I had two cars, I would sell one.

7. Though she is rich, she is not happy.

8. You and I can do it, can’t we?

9. Lexicographer

10. The old parents have been waiting for a letter from their son for two months.

 

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