Archive for July, 2015

Degree of comparison

July 17th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using the correct degree of comparison of the adjective.

1. He ran as ……………….. as he could. (fast)

2. Sumita is …………………. than her husband. (tall)

Parts of speech overview

July 15th, 2015 in English Learning

In grammar, words are divided into separate classes known as parts of speech. In English, there are 8 parts of speech. They are: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections.

Subordinate clauses

July 14th, 2015 in English Learning

A clause is a group of words consisting of a subject and a verb.

There are two types of clauses: coordinate clauses and subordinate clauses

Consider the sentence given below:

Since and for

July 13th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using since or for.

Use since when the starting point of something is indicated. Use for with a period of time.

Do or have

July 10th, 2015 in English Grammar

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate form of do or have.

Notes

Conjunctions exercise

July 10th, 2015 in English Quiz

Combine the following sentences using appropriate conjunctions.

1. Man proposes. God disposes.

2. I will not help you. You have never stood by me.

3. He worked hard. He failed.

Pronouns exercise

July 9th, 2015 in English Quiz

Complete the following sentences using appropriate pronouns.

  1. James has been absent for three days because of ………………….. illness.
  2. There are many boys in the playground. ……………………. are all waiting for their captain to arrive.