English Grammar Questions with Answers

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English Grammar Questions with Answers

The article titled "English Grammar Questions and Answers" aims to provide a comprehensive overview of common grammar questions encountered by learners of the English language. English Grammar is a fundamental aspect of effective communication, and this article seeks to address key concerns that individuals often face. The article English Grammar Questions with Answers begins by outlining the importance of grammar in language proficiency and its role in conveying precise meanings. It then delves into frequently asked questions regarding various grammatical elements, such as tenses, sentence structure, punctuation, and parts of speech.

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English Grammar Questions with Answers

Q :  

Select the misspelt word.

(A) foreiner

(B) conjure

(C) summon

(D) intrigue


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
The correct spelling is "foreigner." The incorrect spelling "foreiner" has a misspelling.



Q :  

Given below are four sentences in jumbled order. Pick the option that gives their correct order.

A. Dr Prince became aware of a small figure standing in the aisle beside his seat.

B. “Won’t your mother be wondering where you are?” he asked her.

C. He brought his eyes into focus and saw that it was a girl of seven or eight.

D. She was staring at him steadily with large blue eyes.

(A) BDAC

(B) CDBA

(C) ACDB

(D) ABCD


Correct Answer : C

Q :  

Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

We have looked at the plan carefully.

(A) The plan was looked at carefully.

(B) The plan is being looked at carefully.

(C) The plan has been looked at carefully.

(D) The plan have been looked at carefully.


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The given sentence is in Passive Voice. As per the question we have to change it into Active Voice.
The structure of the given sentence as follows: Subject+has/have+V3+Object.
(Active Voice) Subject (Objective Case)+has/have+been+V3+Object (Subjective Case).
(Passive Voice) 'The plan' will be put in place of 'we'.
(Subject becomes object) And 'We' will be put in place of 'The plan'.
(the object becomes subject) 'Have looked at' will be changed into 'Has looked at'.
(To agree with the changed subject and object) Thus the correct sentence is:
The plan has been carefully looked at


Q :  

Select the most appropriate one-word substitution for the given words.

A close-fitting cover for a sword

(A) Shank

(B) Sheath

(C) Quiver

(D) Dagger


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The correct answer is "Sheath". Let us explore the given options: 'Shank' is a long, narrow part of a tool connecting the handle to the operational end. 'Sheath' is a close-fitting cover for the blade of a knife or sword.


Q :  

Select the most appropriate option to improve the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to improve it, select ‘No improvement’.

She are having two brothers and three sisters.

(A) No improvement

(B) is having

(C) has

(D) have


Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

Explanation: The verb "has" is the correct form to use with the pronoun "she." The original sentence, "She are having," is grammatically incorrect.


Q :  

Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.

He said to Manoj, “I celebrated my birthday two days ago.”

(A) He told Manoj that he celebrated his birthday two days ago.

(B) He told Manoj that he celebrated my birthday two days before.

(C) He told Manoj that I celebrated my birthday two days ago.

(D) He told Manoj that he had celebrated his birthday two days before.


Correct Answer : D

Q :  

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.

Information technology has developed by leaps and bounds.

(A) at a rapid pace

(B) very gradually

(C) through unfair means

(D) in far off places


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The correct answer is at a rapid pace. Given Idiom: By leaps and bounds means rapidly or in fast progress.


Q :  

Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

We all regard Liza as an expert.

(A) Liza is regarded as an expert by all of us.

(B) Liza has been regarded as an expert by all of us.

(C) Liza was regarded as an expert by all of us.

(D) Liza should be regarded as an expert by all of us.


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

In Active Voice, a sentence emphasizes the subject, performing an action. In Passive Voice, a sentence emphasizes the action or the object of the sentence.
The given sentence is in the active voice and 'We' is the subject and 'Liza' is the object.
When we convert this sentence into passive voice, the subject 'We' of the active voice becomes the object 'us', the object 'Liza' becomes the subject.
The passive format "is + V3 (regarded)" should be used. This is the active and passive voice rule for the present simple tense.


Q :  

Select the most appropriate one-word substitution for the given words.

A partner in crime

(A) Alibi

(B) Amateur

(C) Agent

(D) Accomplice


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

(D) Accomplice - A partner in crime is referred to as an "accomplice."


Q :  

Select the most appropriate option to improve the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to improve it, select ‘No improvement’.

I have been working with children before, so I know what to expect.

(A) No improvement

(B) have worked

(C) am working

(D) work


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The underlined segment in the given sentence does not need improvement. It is already grammatically correct and conveys the intended meaning effectively:


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