Opposite words exercise

May 21st, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using a word opposite in meaning to the underlined word.

1. The surgery ……………………… his pain, but the injection alleviated it.

Confusing words exercise

May 19th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences.

1. All candidates should write down their …………………………. roll numbers on the answer sheet. (respective / respectful)

2. They …………………….. the culprit and caught him. (persuaded / pursued)

Common proverbs and their meanings

May 19th, 2015 in Expressions

A thing of beauty is a joy forever

This is not exactly a proverb. It is from one of the poems written by Keats.
Meaning: The pleasure that beautiful people, objects and things give remains forever.

Vocabulary exercise

May 18th, 2015 in Vocabulary

1. A false statement meant to alleviate fear

a) Anodyne
b) Bromide
c) Platitude
d) Cliché
e) Persiflage

2. Horse-like in appearance or temperament

Prepositions exercise

May 14th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. She goes to school ……………………. foot.

2. Let’s take our time and go …………………… boat.

3. I am leaving ……………………. Singapore tomorrow.

Simple present tense exercise

May 13th, 2015 in English Quiz

The simple present tense is used to talk about facts, routines and habits.

Complete the following sentences using a verb in the simple present tense.

Change the following sentences into negative

May 13th, 2015 in English Quiz

Change the following sentences into negative.

1. I am going to the market.

2. They are coming with us.

3. He is waiting for you.