Archive for June, 2015

Reflexive and emphatic pronouns exercise

June 17th, 2015 in English Quiz

State whether the compound personal pronouns used in the following sentences are reflexive or emphatic.

1. I completed the work myself.

2. The poor widow killed herself.

Question tags

June 16th, 2015 in English Quiz

Add appropriate question tags.

1. This fat man does hardly any work, ………………….

a) does he?
b) doesn’t he?

2. You know everything, ………………..

Prepositions exercise

June 16th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. He was lying ……………… his bed.

2. She put the books …………………. the table.

3. The meeting started ……………………. 4 o’clock.

The imperative mood

June 14th, 2015 in English Learning

There are three moods in English – the indicative mood, the imperative mood and the subjunctive mood.

In this article, we will take a closer look at the imperative mood.

Sentence completion

June 13th, 2015 in Vocabulary

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word.

1. Nothing could …………………… her sorrow. (lessen / lesson)

2. I could not understand the …………………… of his statement. (applications / implications)

Words confused exercise

June 13th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. His answers are not …………………….. (comprehensive / comprehensible)

2. The winter …………………… of the parliament begins next week. (session / section)

Prepositions | Gap Fills

June 12th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate prepositions.

1. He hails …………………. a small village in Maharashtra.

2. He didn’t pay heed ………………….. my advice.

3. Please listen ……………………. me.