Grammar Self Assessment Tests 5

Choose the appropriate options to complete the sentences.

1. Ferdinand Magellan was the first European who ...... through the strait that......ever since then as the Strait of Magellan.

A) was sailing / will be known
B) has sailed / would be known
C) had sailed / had been known
D) sailed / has been known
E) had been sailing / is known

2. The car had been damaged to...... extent......the mechanic said that it wouldn't be worth repairing.

A) the same /as
B) a similar / to
C) such an / that
D) more / than
E) the most/ as

3. You'd better go by car rather than take a taxi, need to take Jeff home from the hospital.

A) such as
B) in case
C) despite
D) otherwise
E) however

4. This supermarket seems to be getting crowded. We......before the checkout lines start getting too long.

A) may hurry
B) should have hurried
C) must have hurried
D) used to hurry
E) had better hurry

5. Unless you have something meaningful to say, I......not listen to you.

A) could
B) used to
C) would rather
D) would
E) ought

6. .......a disappointing speech the president made last night!

A) How
B) That
C) Why
D) Which
E) What

7. ...... to the Middle East by merchants, the Sanskrit the Pancha Tantra eventually came to Europe, where they inspired the French author La Fontaine.

A) Having been taken / known
B) Taken / to know
C) Being taken / knowing
D) To take / being known
E) To be taken / having known

8. .......over 600 years ago, the poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer is still among the the English language.

A) Wrote / produced
B) To be written / to produce
C) Having written / being produced
D) To have written / producing
E) Written / to have been produced

9. Selina is travel first-class and stay in 5-star hotels, but she enjoys budget travel because she meets......people.

A) as rich / too interesting
B) the richest / so interesting
C) rich enough / more interesting
D) too rich / Interesting enough
E) so rich / such an interesting

10. The reviewers loved Ed's first book, but ...... his others have been severely criticized by.......

A) all / them
B) every/ him
C) both / theirs
D) each / it
E) whole / they

Score =
Correct answers:



What’s New on GrammarBank:

  1. Irrelevant Sentences in Paragraph Exercises

    Apr 21, 18 02:55 PM

    GrammarBank - Identify the irrelevant sentences in the given passages. Prepare to exams like TOEFL, IELTS, KET, PET reading skills preparation

  2. Closest in Meaning Exercises - ESL EFL

    Apr 21, 18 02:54 PM

    Find the sentences that are closest in meaning exercises help ESL EFL students improve their reading and understanding skills and prepare for exams such as TOEFL, IELTS, PET, KET, BEC Preliminary...

  3. Reading Comprehension Worksheets K12 - ESL - TOEFL - IELTS

    Apr 21, 18 02:52 PM

    Improve your reading comprehension skills while learning new facts from interesting passages. ESL, TOEFL, IELTS, 2nd 3rd 4th 5th grade, K12 readings

  4. Sentence Completion Exercises - GrammarBank

    Apr 21, 18 02:51 PM

    Prepare for major tests such as GRE, SAT etc. English sentence completion exercises to practice your English and prepare for exams

  5. Essay Writing Tips

    Apr 21, 18 02:48 PM

    Tips on essay writing; introduction, thesis, body paragraphs and conclusion checklist. Sample essay format and outline, printable MLA format, proofreading, plagiarism, citing quotations...

  6. Crossword and WordSerch For Kids / ESL

    Apr 21, 18 02:46 PM

    English teaching games, printable crossword and wordsearch vocabulary activities for kids, preschoolers or older ESL students.

  7. Elementary Tests - PET / KET Practice

    Apr 21, 18 02:44 PM

    Basic English test questions for those who are just learning English, prepare for exams like KET, PET or ESL

  8. Verb Tenses Chart - GrammarBank

    Apr 21, 18 02:42 PM

    Verb tenses timeline with explanations and example sentences - Simple tenses, progressive tenses, perfect tenses

  9. Multiple Choice Grammar Quizzes - GrammarBank

    Apr 21, 18 02:40 PM

    Printable & Online multiple choice grammar quiz questions with answers for teachers and students-- 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, ESL students

  10. English Grammar Exercises - GrammarBank

    Apr 21, 18 02:37 PM

    Printable & Online grammar exercises for ESL, EFL, K12 level - 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade elementary school level