Grammar Exercise

June 22, 2011pdf

Fill in the blanks with appropriate grammatical structures.

1. Andy enjoys …………………………. tennis.

a) Playing
b) To play
c) Play
d) To playing

2. Does Sharon …………………………… models from clay?

a) Make
b) Makes
c) Making
d) Made

3. ………………………… holidaying in Toronto, Jane acquired a strong Canadian accent.

a) As
b) Since
c) While
d) From

4. …………………………, she could not find her way out.

a) Shocked as she was
b) Shocked she was
c) As shocked she was
d) Shocked as was she

5. William ………………………… all the ginger beer.

a) Drank
b) Drink
c) Drinks
d) Drunk

6. Her new skirts …………………………. after a week.

a) Shrink
b) Shrank
c) Shrunk
d) Shrinks

7. There …………………………. at the front door.

a) Wasn’t nobody
b) Was anybody
c) Was nobody
d) Anybody

8. Alice says she has already ……………………….. the table.

a) Lain
b) Laid
c) Lied
d) Lying

9. His old car goes ………………………. but sounds …………………………..

a) Quickly; noisy
b) Quickly; noisily
c) Quick; noisy
d) Quick; noisily

10. Did you do ………………………… in the test after not feeling ………………………?

a) Good; good
b) Well; well
c) Well; good
d) Good; well

Answers

1. playing

2. make

3. While

4. Shocked as she was

5. drank

6. shrank

7. was nobody

8. laid

9. quickly; noisy

10. well; well

 

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