English Olympiad Grammar Worksheet-52

The complete course of grammar Worksheet-52

 

  1. What is the most common and readily identifiable suffix for an English adverb?

A. –er                 B. –tion              C. –ly                  D. -ious

 

  1. Identify the type of pronoun to be used.

Everyone must bring _____ book tomorrow.

A. his                  B. their               C. his or her      D. its

 

  1. Remove the error in the sentence.

i love to play baseball with my friends.

A. play                B. baseball        C. I                      D. friends

 

  1. Locate the antecedent of the pronoun in the following sentence:

Looking through the powerful telescope, Harry saw his favourite planet.

A. Harry             B. Looking         C. telescope       D. favourite

 

  1. Indicate the verb tense used in the following sentence:

A colossal structure rises from the Egyptian desert near Cairo.

A. simple present                         B. simple past

C. present perfect                         D. past perfect

 

  1. Indicate the tense of the verb used in the sentence.

It has been there for forty-five centuries.

A. simple present                         B. simple past

C. present perfect                         D. past perfect

 

  1. Indicate the tense of the verb used in the sentence.

The Greeks regarded it as one of the Seven wonders of the World.

A. simple present                         B. simple past

C. present perfect                         D. past perfect

 

  1. Indicate the tense of the verb used in the sentence.

It will continue to amaze future generations.

A. simple past                               B. simple future

C. present perfect                         D. future perfect

 

  1. Indicate the tense of the verb used in the sentence.

Without modern machinery, the builders piled more than 2 million huge block of stone to build a pyramid almost forty stories high.

A. simple past                               B. simple future

C. present perfect                         D. future perfect

 

  1. What does 'beamed' mean?

The best of America's skaters beamed for the camera.

A. waved            B. smiled           C. frowned        D. annoyed

 

Answer Key:

  1. C

  2. C

  3. C

  4. A

  5. A

  6. C

  7. B

  8. B

  9. A

  10. B