ESL Revision Quizzes 24



Choose the appropriate options to complete the sentences.

1. The captain......the rope so tightly round the post that I...... it.

A) was tying / haven't undone
B) has tied / wouldn't undo
C) had tied / couldn't undo
D) ties / can't have undone
E) would tie / can't undo


2. .......both the Balkan Wars and World War I, women took on extra work...... the men were away at the front.

A) During / while
B) When / so that
C) Until / how
D) After / by the time
E) Since / as if


3. We've been given a list of books ...... throughout the semester, but some are so rare that......them will be difficult.

A) having read / to find
B) to be read / finding
C) to read / being found
D) to be reading / to have found
E) reading / to be found


4. On the Richter scale, the size of an earthquake Is measured by......energy is released when the fault line moves.

A) the more
B) how much
C) such a lot of
D) whether
E) more than


5. ......to get up at 4:30 every morning was the most difficult part of...... in a monastery for a month.

A) To have / to have lived
B) Had / to live
C) Have / to be living
D) Having had / lived
E) Having / living


6. Dave hasn't worked since he had a serious accident on the assembly line at the soft drinks factory,......?

A) has he
B) hadn't he
C) wasn't it
D) hasn't there
E) was there


7. Down syndrome,......by an additional chromosome, usually......in mental impairment and other conditions.

A) is caused / will result
B) to be caused / was resulted
C) causing / is resulted
D) caused / results
E) was caused / resulted


8. .....we get to the airport, ......time we will have for shopping before take-off.

A) As much / the least
B) So much / that
C) Whenever/just as
D) The more / the less
E) The sooner / the more


9. Even though there are many oases in the Sahara, the desert is......immense ......travellers may go for days before reaching them.

A) more / than
B) much / as
C) how / for
D) too / while
E) so / that


10. The television channels......special bulletins every hour today because the prime minister......desperately ill.

A) broadcast / will have been
B) had broadcast / has been
C) are broadcasting / is
D) will broadcast / had been
E) were broadcasting / will be

Score =
Correct answers:



Comments

▲▲▲▲▲▲▲

What’s New on GrammarBank:

  1. Simple Present vs Present Continuous Exercise 5 – GrammarBank

    Apr 18, 18 03:17 AM

    Printable Simple Present vs Present Continuous Exercise 5 with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners

  2. Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 3 – GrammarBank

    Apr 11, 18 04:05 AM

    Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 3 with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners

  3. Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 2 – GrammarBank

    Apr 09, 18 03:16 AM

    Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise 2 with answers-- Choose past progressive or past simple

  4. Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise - GrammarBank

    Mar 30, 18 01:47 AM

    Printable Simple Past vs Past Continuous Exercise with answers-- Online verb tenses worksheets for English learners

  5. First Conditional IF Clauses 2

    Mar 29, 18 09:59 PM

    Printable and online If conditional type 1 (first conditional) grammar exercise 2 with answers-- Check your answers at the bottom of the worksheet.

  6. Verb Tenses Exercises - GrammarBank

    Mar 28, 18 08:36 PM

    Printable & Online ALL verb tenses practice exercises with answers for English teachers and students

  7. Past Continuous Tense - GrammarBank

    Mar 27, 18 11:36 PM

    Past Continuous (Progressive) Tense-- Grammar rules explanations, positive/negative statements charts, yes / no questions, short answers table with examples

  8. Past Progressive Tense Exercise 1 - GrammarBank

    Mar 27, 18 11:28 PM

    Past continuous (progressive) tense worksheet with answers, use the words to make past progressive sentences.

  9. Past Progressive Exercise 2 - GrammarBank

    Mar 27, 18 11:21 PM

    Printable and online Past Progressive Exercise 2 with answers- Complete the sentences in past continuous tense

  10. So That / In Order To Exercise - GrammarBank

    Mar 13, 18 09:03 PM

    So that vs In order to exercise with answers - Complete the sentences with the correct conjunction.