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General English Grammar MCQ Questions and Answers on Verb Correction of Sentences 4

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Correction of Sentences

Study and learn General English Grammar MCQ Questions and Answers on Verb Correction of Sentences to attend Entrance Exams and School/College exams. Students should identify and correct the errors if any to prove their Verbal Ability. You can print these Multiple Choice Questions in default mode to conduct exams directly. You can download these MCQs in PDF format by Choosing Print Option first and Save As PDF option next using a Google Chrome browser.



1) Correct the sentence if necessary. He was late so he "is" scolded by the teacher.
A) He was late so he "was" scolded by the teacher.
B) He was late so he "is" scolded by the teacher.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
2) I wish that she "starts" early.
A) I wish that she "started" early.
B) I wish that she "starts" early.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
3) It is time that they "start".
A) It is time that they "start".
B) It is time that they "started".
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
4) He would pass if he "works" hard.
A) He would pass if he "worked" hard.
B) He would pass if he "works" hard.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
5) I would bring you the book if you "request" me.
A) I would bring you the book if you "request" me.
B) I would bring you the book if you "requested" me.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
6) She would punish you if you "come" late.
A) She would punish you if you "came" late.
B) She would punish you if you "come" late.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
7) You would do it if you "are" me.
A) You would do it if you "are" me.
B) You would do it if you "were" me.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
Explanation:

Use Simple Past with a Simple Future clause.

8) As she was a good swimmer she "could swim" ten miles.
A) As she was a good swimmer she "was able to swim" ten miles.
B) As she was a good swimmer she "could swim" ten miles.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
Explanation:

Do not use "should" or "could" to describe achievements.

9) He worked hard so he "could get" a gold medal.
A) He worked hard so he "could get" a gold medal.
B) He worked hard so he "was able to get" a gold medal.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
10) When "have" you "lost" your pencil?
A) When "have" you "lost" your pencil?
B) When did you lose your pencil?
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
Explanation:

Use Simple Past Tense.

11) When "has" she "taken" the examination?
A) When did she took the examination?
B) When "has" she "taken" the examination?
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
12) She said that she "is" going to Kerala.
A) She said that she "is" going to Kerala.
B) She said that she "was" going to Kerala.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
13) When "has" she "scolded" you?
A) When "has" she "scolded" you?
B) When "did" she "scold" you?
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
Explanation:

Use, Simple Past.

14) He told us that he "is" busy.
A) He told us that he "is" busy.
B) He told us that he "was" busy.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
15) They thought that he "has cheated" them.
A) They thought that he "has cheated" them.
B) They thought that he "had cheated" them.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
16) I saw a man who "is" thirsty.
A) I saw a man who "was" thirsty.
B) I saw a man who "is" thirsty.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
17) They asked me how you "are" doing.
A) They asked me how you "are" doing.
B) They asked me how you "were" doing.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
18) He said that he "is reading" Science. 
A) He said that he "was reading" Science.
B) He said that he "is reading" Science.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
A
19) She did not see that the vehicle "is coming".
A) She did not see that the vehicle "is coming".
B) She did not see that the vehicle "was coming".
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
20) I wish you "are" a Scientist.
A) I wish you "are" a Scientist.
B) I wish you "were" a Scientist.
C) --
D) --
Answer [=]
B
Explanation:

If a statement starts with "I Wish", use Simple Present Tense.



 

 

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