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Present Tense

Diagnostic Quiz

 

 

Identify specific English grammar points that need review. Use the study links to find out why a particular answer is correct or incorrect.

 

 

Quiz 1

Beginning – Intermediate

college

 

 

 

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Click the "check all" button at the bottom of the practice to reveal the answers after you finish, or
    c lick the individual "check" buttons #1-10 to compare responses as you go.

 

1.


Will / Might   Will/ Would
2.


Will / Might  
3.


Can / Could  Modal Review
4.


challenge (v.) – test and improve the skills or abilities of someone


Can / Could 
5.

commute (v.) – travel to school or work  


Will / Might 
6.

used to (v.) – be an old or former habit (no longer now)  


Modals 
7.

admissions office (n.) – the office that admits or accepts new students


Should / Will
8.

to place (n.) – to qualify for a particular level (e.g., beginning, Intermediate, advanced)


Could/ Was able to
9.
instead of (v.) – in place of  


Would
10.
11.
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Quiz 2

Intermediate-Advanced

Computer Skills

 

 

 

 

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Click the "check all" button at the bottom of the practice to reveal the answers after you finish, or
    c lick the individual "check" buttons #13-25 to compare responses as you go.

 

13.
to soccer practice.



Should/Should have
14.


overslept (v.) – slept past his wake up time
inference (n.) – something that you think is true, based on information that you have


Might have / Must have 
15.
.


Could / Could have 
16.



Modal Agreement
17.

 

did call (v.) – emphasis verb form with auxiliary before the main verb


Refusal
18.

in person – face to face (not electronically)


Mixed Tenses
19.



Modal Review
20.


May/ Can
21.


Future Perfect   By the time 
22.


Will / May / Might 
23.


Would  May/ Can
24.
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