Grammar Test 1

Grammar might not be the most exciting of the topics, but you sure need to master the basics of it. Test your skills with the 20 questions below!

Daily Writing Tips Grammar Test

1. ______ shall I say is calling?.
Who
Whom
Whose
Who’s

2. ___ hour ago we met ___ history teacher.
a / an
a / a
an / a
an / an

3. Sentences can be broken down into:.
periods
predicates
objects
clauses

4. Charles and ___ are attending the conference.
me
I
myself
mine

5. Homophones are:.
two or more words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings.
two or more words that share the same meaning but have different pronunciations
two or more words that share the same spelling but have different meanings
two or more words that share the same pronunciation but have different spellings

6. He was not thinking well __ that occasion.
at
in
on
when

7. Love, courage, and childhood are examples of:
proper nouns
abstract nouns
relative nouns
countable nouns

8. Microsoft announced ________ releasing a new product next week.
it is
they are
itself is
she is

9. We need three _______ and two _______ for the soup.
fungi / potatos
fungus / potatoes
fungis / potatoes
fungi / potatoes

10. Adverbs can modify:
nouns
adjectives
pronouns
sentences

11. The boy _______ threw the ball was blond.
himself
that
which
who

12. Those are all prepositions, except:.
upon
from
so
like

13. The other boys or Henry ____ to blame.
is
are
were
will

14. The two types of adjectives are:.
attributive and relative
predicative and collective
attributive and predicative
predicative and alternative

15. The cat has ___ the canary.
eat
eaten
ate
eated

16. Which of the following is NOT an article:
a
it
the
an

17. Chairs _______ don’t have cushions are uncomfortable to sit on.
that
which
whose
where

18. Those are all coordinating conjunctions, except:
for
yet
from
but

19. Which of the following is NOT a type of incomplete verb:
auxiliary verb
intransitive verb
semi-auxiliary verb
being verb

20. This will be just between you and ___ .
myself
I
me
mine