English Grammar Practice Test 03


Dear Student,

CGS Coaching is presenting a Practice Test for English Grammar which includes 10 questions from various sections.

Q1. Convert the direct speech into indirect speech.
My father said to me, “Why did you not attend your class?”
(A) My father asked me why I had not attended my class.
(B) My father asked me why had I not attended my class.
(C) My father said to me why I had not attended my class.
(D) My father told me why did I not attend my class.
Q2. Fill in the blank with the correct option in the given sentence:
A warship that can operate under water is called a ___marine.
(A) anti__
(B) intra__
(C) sub__
(D) super__
Q3. Which of the following options best combines the given sentences?
The crow was sitting near a river. The crow was hungry.
(A) The crow that was sitting near a river, was hungry.
(B) The hungry crow it was sitting near a river.
(C) The hungry crow was sitting near a river.
(D) The crow, hungry, was sitting near a river.
Q4. Fill in the blanks with the correct option in the given sentence.
The great__ improve__ in her came in the form of acquiring knowledge.
(A) __ful __ments
(B) __ing __mentally
(C) __er __ment
(D) __est __ment
Q5. Choose appropriate article for the given sentence.
____ expansion of ___ subway system cost ___ great deal of money.
(A) The, no article , a
(B) The, the, a
(C) No article, the, no article
(D) An, no article, a
Q6. Choose the appropriate option that rewrites the given sentence in its passive voice.
Scientists are adopting desalination as a solution to the problem of the scarcity of usable fresh water.
(A) Desalination is being adopted by scientists as a solution to the problem of the scarcity of usable fresh water.
(B) Desalination by scientists has been as a solution to the problem of the scarcity of usable fresh water.
(C) Desalination is adopting scientists as a solution to the problem of the scarcity of usable fresh water.
(D) Desalination, as a solution to the problem of the scarcity of usable fresh water , was adopted by scientists.
Q7. Choose the appropriate synonym for the highlighted word in the given sentence.
He held her for a moment, as if in a motionless dance.
(A) quiet
(B) still
(C) momentary
(D) movement
Q8. Choose appropriate article for the given sentence.
___ water here tastes good.
(A) No article
(B) A
(C) The
(D) An
Q9. Choose the appropriate tense to fill in the blank in the given sentence:
A group of ballet dancers are performing at the theater today on BG road. ____ you attending it?
(A) Will
(B) Aren’t
(C) Have
(D) Were
Q10. Choose the appropriate antonym for the highlighted word in the given sentence.
Originally, many English words came from Greek and Latin.
(A) Initially
(B) Primarily
(C) Precedingly
(D) Lastly

Answer Key : Q1 – (A), Q2 – (C) , Q3 – (C), Q4 – (D), Q5 – (B), Q6 – (A), Q7 – (B), Q8 – (C), Q9 – (B), Q10 – (D)

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