General grammar exercise

June 5, 2014pdf

Complete the given sentences. This grammar exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar rules.

1. I am going to …………………. with your brother when I am in town.

a) get in touch

b) have touch

c) having touch

d) getting in touch

2. When I found her she was ……………… with cold.

a) blue

b) green

c) red

d) pink

3. It is Mary ……………………. the phone. She wants to talk to you.

a) in

b) on

c) at

d) from

4. We can’t implement your plans before ……………….. them.

a) discussing

b) discussing about

c) discussing after

d) discussing into

5. Which flight is she traveling …………………..?

a) in

b) on

c) at

d) with

6. I ……………………… in this city for twenty years.

a) have lived

b) lived

c) had lived

d) am living

7. I …………………… her since she was a child.

a) have known

b) know

c) knew

d) had known

8. The kettle …………………… Shall I make tea?

a) boils

b) would boil

c) is boiling

d) boiled

 9. Heat …………………… bodies.

a) expands

b) is expanding

c) would expand

d) expanded

10. I wish I ………………… Spanish.

a) spoke

b) speak

c) am speaking

d) can speak

11. Those plates belong ……………….. the top shelf.

a) to

b) at

c) on

d) with

 Answers

1. I am going to get in touch with your brother when I am in town.

2. When I found her she was blue with cold.

3. It is Mary on the phone. She wants to talk to you.

4. We can’t implement your plans before discussing them.

5. Which flight is she traveling on?

6. I have lived in this city for twenty years.

7. I have known her since she was a child.

8. The kettle is boiling. Shall I make tea?

9. Heat expands bodies.

10. I wish I spoke Spanish.

11. Those plates belong on the top shelf.

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