Archive for January, 2012

Adverbs with two forms exercise

January 15th, 2012 in English Quiz

State whether the following sentences are correct.

1. She was deadly injured in the accident.

a) right b) wrong

2. He was dead drunk when he came home after the party.

Infinitive or -ing form exercise

January 14th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using infinitives or –ing forms. Each question is followed by two answer choices. Choose the most appropriate one.

1. Please give me some water ………………………….. (to drink / drinking)

As, that and than

January 12th, 2012 in English Learning

Both than and as are used in comparisons. Than is used after adjectives and adverbs in the comparative degree. As and that are not used after comparatives.

Idioms with hard

January 11th, 2012 in Expressions, Words

As hard as nails

If something is as hard as nails, it is very strong. If somebody is as hard as nails, they tend not to feel sympathy or other positive emotions.

All and all of grammar exercise

January 10th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences.

1. …………………… children can be difficult.

a) all b) all of c)either could be used here

2. She has eaten ……………………. the cake.

Too, too much, too many exercise

January 9th, 2012 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using one of the answer choices given.

1. I have had …………………………….. bad hair days recently.

a) too

b) too much

c) too many

Exercise: Infinitives with and without to

January 8th, 2012 in English Quiz

We usually put the marker to before the infinitive. But in some cases the infinitive is used without to.

Test your understanding of infinitives with this grammar exercise. Each question is followed by two suggested answers. Choose the correct one.