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
 

 

Which modal phrase expresses a similar meaning to the verb phrase in the first sentence?

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 1-12" button.

 

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.


Will / Might 
6.

used to (v.) — be an old or former habit


Modals 
7.

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


Should / Will
8.


Could/ Was able to
9.



Would
10.
11.
12.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz 2

Intermediate-Advanced

Computer Skills
 

Decide which modal phrase to use.

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "Check" or the "Check 13-25" button.

 

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
15.
.


Could / Could have 
16.



Modal Agreement
17.

 

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


Refusal
18.



Mixed Tenses
19.



Modal Review
20.


May/ Can
21.


Future Perfect   By the time 
22.


Will / May / Might 
23.


Would  May/ Can
24.
(past)
25.