Grammar exercise

October 23, 2012pdf

There are two types of questions in this exercise. The first type asks you to select the grammatically correct version from among the given options. The second type of questions are fill-ups.

Question 1

Say which of the following sentences is grammatically correct.

a) He gets a little salary.

b) He gets a small salary.

c) He gets a less salary.

d) He gets a few salary.

Question 2

Say which of the following sentences is grammatically correct.

a) From the two he is clever.

b) From the two he is the cleverer.

c) He is the cleverer of the two.

d) He is the more cleverer of the two.

Question 3

Say which of the following sentences is grammatically correct.

a) From the three he is more clever.

b) He is the cleverer of the three.

c) He is the cleverest of the three.

d) From the three he is the cleverest.

Question 4

People often spend …………………………………….. leisure in cinema theaters.

a) his

b) her

c) their

d) all of the above

Question 5

………………………………………. losing hope.

a) jobless are

b) the jobless are

c) the jobless is

d) jobless is

 

Answers

1. He gets a small salary.

2. He is the cleverer of the two.

3. He is the cleverest of the three.

4. People often spend their leisure in cinema theatres.

5. The jobless are losing hope. (The structure the + adjective can be used to refer to a particular section of the society. Note that these expressions are always plural.)

Keep your grammar up-to-date!
Includes Grammar Guide (PDF)