Practical Grammar Test 1

posted on 10 Jun 2010 20:06 by english-lessons in Tests

1. We didn't want to get in trouble, _____ we parked in the lot around the corner.
A. so
B. but
C. because
D. although

2. "Are you and Richard in the same apartment building?" "No, we _____."
A. isn't
B. weren't
C. are
D. aren't

3. Your sister is studying hard to be _____.
A writer
B. write
C. a writer
D. writes

4. If you _____ faster, we could have turned in the project before the deadline.
A. work
B. had worked
C. have worked
D. working

5. She has computer class _____ noon.
A. with
B. at
C. on
D. in

6. My family and I _____ through the desert on our last vacation.
A. drive
B. drives
C. driving
D. drove

7. _____ time do you spend on your homework every day?
A. How much
B. How well
C. How often
D. How long


8. "What programs _____?" "He mostly uses Microsoft Word and Excel."
A. is he using
B. does he use
C. he used
D. he use

9. Since they changed jobs, their life _____ been much easier.
A. are
B. was
C. has
D. had

10. Would anybody care for _____ drink before dinner?
A. the others
B. another
C. other
D. others

11. Their new neighbor _____ blond hair and blue eyes.
A. is having
B. have
C. has
D. having

12. "Is that Martin's new car?" "Yes, it's _____."
A. him
B. himself
C. his
D. he

13. She _____ everywhere for her favorite perfume. So far she hasn't found it.
A. has looked
B. looking
C. been looking
D. looked

14. "You really _____ go to Cairo. You can see the Pyramids and the National Museum."
A. may
B. might
C. can
D. must

15. "What television shows did you watch when you were a child?" "I _____ watch comedies".
A. was
B. liked
C. used to
D. did

16. My _____ usually goes to the office on foot.
A. best friend
B. best friends
C. best friend she
D. best friend is

17. If we _____ some more money, we could go away this weekend.
A. are having
B. have
C. had
D. would have

18. We went to the doctor _____ she couldn't seem to get rid of her cold.
A. so
B. for
C. that
D. because

19. The secretary asked me _____ I wanted to meet with.
A. who
B. how
C. why
D. when

20. If you feel full, don't _____ any more of that pizza.
A. ate
B. eating
C. eat
D. eats

21. I had _____ soup and a sandwich for lunch.
A. a few
B. a lot of
C. many
D. much

22. "I forgot my keys on the desk. _____ giving me a lift home?"
A. Could you
B. Can you
C. Will you
D. Would you mind

23. My classmates and I enjoy doing similar things. _____ favorite activity is going cycling.
A. Our
B. We
C. Us
D. They

24. Amy lives in Thailand now. She _____ at a large university there.
A. teach
B. taught
C. is teaching
D. teaching

25. She always gets good evaluations. She must be _____ employee in the company.
A. the most valuable
B. more valuable
C. the valuable
D. valuable

26. Has he ever _____ to swim?
A. learned
B. learn
C. learning
D. learns

27. When I last saw them, my sisters were on their way _____ the mall.
A. on
B. in
C. at
D. to

28. I want to send the Smiths an email. Do you have _____ email address?
A. they
B. them
C. their
D. there

29. The movie was over before we had time _____ the plot.
A. for understand
B. to understand
C. understanding
D. understand

30. _____ were big parades in front of the university campus.
A. Their
B. Here
C. There
D. it

31. My teacher was living in Dubai when she _____ her future husband.
A. will meet
B. met
C. was meeting
D. meets

32. That student passed her oral exams _____ speaking English at every opportunity.
A. by
B. from
C. with
D. to

33. Before _____ a decision on what to order, John asked the waiter for his recommendation.
A. he make
B. doing
C. making
D. being made

34. There isn't _____ milk left. I need to go out and get some.
A. many
B. some
C. no
D. any

35. You can fly from here _____ Paris in under 5 hours.
A. at
B. in
C. to
D. for

36. Norm showed me his vacation photos _____ he visited my house for lunch.
A. which
B. who
C. when
D. where

37. If you don't slow down, you _____ have a heart attack.
A. would
B. will
C. can
D. should

38. The project was _____ complicated than they had expected.
A. so
B. most
C. more
D. not

39. My father is a surgeon. _____ works in a hospital.
A. It
B. Father
C. He
D. She

40. If you _____ eating so much junk food, you'll lose weight.
A. stopped
B. stop
C. might stop
D. are stopping

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