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

students
 

Change the quoted speech to reported (indirect) speech.

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

 

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Said Synonyms
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Said Synonyms
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Said Synonyms
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Yes/No Question Cls
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Wh- Question Clause
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(Note that the tense is present "general truth".)


That/What Clauses
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garbage (n.) – slang for undesirable information of the Web


It /There Pronouns
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fact (n.) – something that actually exists, reality, truth
fiction (n.) – something imagined, a made-up story
source (n.) – the writer or institution that is responsible for the content or the page


Said Synonyms
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Wh- Question Clause
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Imperative Clauses
 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz 2

Intermediate

 

 

 

Decide which phrase or clause can complete the sentence.

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

 

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Wh- Question Cls
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a search engine instead.


Imperative Clauses
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That/What Clauses
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"


That/What Clauses
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 her pictures to the Web so that she .


Statement Clauses  Could
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."


Wh- Question Clause
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Yes/No Question Cls
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Statement Clauses
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Imperative Clauses
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Statement Clauses
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a movie.
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DVR (digital video recorder) – equipment that allows someone to store a downloaded movie and to watch the movie at a later time
by far – clearly ahead of the others


Said Synonyms