2 Confusing words: Grammar Quiz effect Our teacher says this quiz will have no _______ in our results.effect b) affect2. I did all my math homework _________ the last page.except b) acceptI didn't expect that book to _________ me the way it did.affect b) effect4) I really hope Kate will _________ my apology.a) accept b) exceptexceptaffectaccept
3 Grammar Quizwhose5) The teacher is wondering ____________ test paper has no name on it.who’s b) whose_________ coming to the store with me.whose b) who’s7) The neighbors painted _____ whole house last week.they’re b) there c) their8) My parents have promised that __________ going to take us to Disneyland next summer.a) there b) their c) they’reWho’stheirthey’re
4 Know your grammar ! Grammar Quiz is .Neither Roberta’s parents nor her husband _____ going to be at the awards ceremony tonight. a. is b. areMartha is one of the few people who _______ how to operate the equipment. a. knows b. knowNeither of the associates _____ going to be there tonight.Jack Smith, __________ my uncle has always admired, was recently arrested for insider training.whowhomknowiswhom
5 Check the sentences ! Grammar Quiz Which of the following sentences is correct?The client’s favorite presentation was yours.The client’s favorite presentation was your’s.Which of the following sentence is preferable?The project only lasted three months.The project lasted only three months.Which of the following phrases is punctuated correctly?a long confusing speecha long, confusing speech2) The word only is a problematic adverb, frequently misplaced in both spoken and written English. It should usually appear right before the word it is modifying. In this sentence, only is modifying the word three. The project didn’t last four months. It didn’t last five months. It lastedonly three months.3) Explanation When nouns are preceded by multiple adjectives, as in this situation, it can be difficult to determine whether a comma is needed between the adjectives.To determine comma requirements, try reading the phrase with an andbetween the adjectives. If adding the and sounds reasonable, then you should insert a comma. A long and confusing speech sounds reasonable, right? Hence a comma.For a contrasting example, consider the phrase an earnest American writer. If it doesn’t sound right with an and inserted between the adjectives, then no comma is necessary. We hope you agree that an earnest and American writer does not sound right. Go comma-free in this instance.
6 Choose the correct form of the irregular verb ! Grammar QuizChoose the correct form of the irregular verb !1)a. After they came in from school, I sweeped the kitchen floor.b. After they came in from school, I swept the kitchen floor.c. After they came in from school, I sweep the kitchen floor.2)a. She insisted she'd never have say that.b. She insisted she'd never have said that.c. She insisted she'd never have sayed that.3)a. At the end of our successful meeting, he shook hands with me.b. At the end of our successful meeting, he shaked hands with me.c. At the end of our successful meeting, he shaken hands with me.
7 Grammar Quiz4)a. The delay wasn't as long as he had thought.b. The delay wasn't as long as he had thinked.c. The delay wasn't as long as he had thunk.5)a. When the boy arrived home, he fed the goat before he did his homework.b. When the boy arrived home, he feed the goat before he did his homework.c. When the boy arrived home, he feeded the goat before he did his homework.6)a. Did he get hurt when he fell from the oak tree?b. Did he get hurted when he fell from the oak tree?c. Did he get hart when he fell from the oak tree?7)a. The cat fled from the yard of the ferocious barking Dobermans.b. The cat flead from the yard of the ferocious barking Dobermans.c. The cat fleed from the yard of the ferocious barking Dobermans.
8 Choose the correct option! Grammar QuizChoose the correct option!She believes she _____ a promotion as she is steadfast and diligent.would get b. had gotten c. will get2) The puzzled look on his face seemed a clear indication that he _____ know the answer.doesn't b. won't c. didn't3) We are optimistic that by Monday morning his anger will have _____ over.blown b. blew c. blow4) Jack wished that she _____ him the kind courtesy of respecting his wishes.would give b. gives c. will give5) The photographer arrived late for the shoot and _____ that the models were gone.a. complains b. complained c. has complainedccaab
9 Fill in the blanks with yet / already Grammar QuizFill in the blanks with yet / alreadyyetI was tired, ___ I managed to finish it2) I was surprised that they had ___ to decide what to do.3) Have you ____ finished?4) He has ____ to start the project.5) Have they arrived ___?6) Have they ____ finished?7) I had ____ had enough.8) She has ___ to arrive.yetalreadyyetalreadyalreadyYetAlreadyalreadyyetalreadyyet