English Olympiad Grammar Worksheet-46

The complete course of grammar Worksheet-46

 

  1. Specify the correct sentence type.

Do Tarun and Arjun read only science fiction or fantasy short stories?

A. simple                                        B. compound

C. compound complex                D. complex

 

  1. Specify the degree of comparison to be used in this sentence.

The _______degree is used when three or more things or groups of things are being compared.

A. superlative                                B. comparative

C. positive                                      D. all of these

 

  1. Specify the degrees of comparison to be used.

The ________degrees are used when two things or groups of things are being compared.

A. superlative and positive

B. positive and comparative

C. positive, comparative and superlative

D. none of these

 

  1. Identify the correct sentence type:

I left, but Geeta stayed.

A. simple                                        B. compound

C. compound complex                D. complex

 

  1. Read the following sentence and pick out the subordinating conjunction:

Unless we act now, all is lost.

A. now                B. we                   C. unless            D. act

 

  1. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

A. Although everyone wants to have a lot of money, it most often takes a great deal of work to get it.

B. Although everyone wants to have a lot of money it most often takes a great deal of work to get it.

C. Although everyone wants to have a lot of money; it most often takes a great deal of work to get it.

D. Although everyone wants to have a lot of money: it most often takes a great deal of work to get it.

 

  1. Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?

A. Everyone has special skills, and, some people use them very well.

B. Everyone has special skills; some people use them very well.

C. Everyone has special skills and, some people use them very well.

D. Everyone has special skills; and, some people use them very well.

 

  1. Identify the type of sentence:

In the middle of the night, Arun awoke to a strange sound; he immediately became frightened.

A. simple                                        B. compound

C. compound complex                D. complex

 

  1. Punctuate this dialogue:

Where did everyone go asked Jinal

A. "Where did everyone go?" asked Jinal.

B. "Where did, everyone go," asked Jinal.

C. "Where, did everyone go?" asked Jinal.

D. "Where did everyone, go?" asked Jinal.

 

  1. Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

A. It has been said, "Knowledge is power" and "everyday is an opportunity to learn something new".

B. It has been said "Knowledge is power," and "Everyday is an opportunity to learn something new."

C. It has been said, "Knowledge is power," and "Everyday is an opportunity to learn something new."

D. It has been said, "Knowledge is power" and, "Everyday is an opportunity to learn something new."

 

Answer Key:

  1. B

  2. A

  3. B

  4. B

  5. C

  6. A

  7. D

  8. B

  9. A

  10. C