Fiverr English Basic Skills Test With Answers 2020

question-and-answers

Correct answers are in Bold.

If the hotel has no vacancy, you can stay with ____.

ours
our
we
us

This house doesn’t have an attic, ____?

won’t it
doesn’t it
it does
does it

_______ Julie’s car was brand new, it had mechanical problems.

As though
So that
In order that
Even though

How many guests are we expecting ___

.
?
!
,

I will present first unless someone _____ the agenda.

will change
changes
would change
will have changed

____ coming with us, right?

Your
You
Yours
You’re

Jan didn’t like _____ the food on the menu.

each of
every of
many of
most of

What ______ about your performance?

say she did
she did say
did she say
did say she

_____ the name of your new boss?

Why’s
Whose
What’s
Which is

____ roof has sprung a leak.

The
An
A lot of
Some

The game show was hosted by an actor ____ name I can’t recall.

whom
who
whose
which

Remember _____ the garage after ______ your project.

closing, finishing
closing, to finish
to close, finishing
to close, finish

The company decided ___ logo was outdated.

it’s
it
its
itself

By next month, the company ______ 2,000 self-driving cars.

sells
will have sold
sold
has sold

In my opinion, pistachios are better _____ almonds.

as
than
before
though

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

“I’ll meet you there” said Jonathan.
“I’ll meet you there,” said Jonathan.
“I’ll meet you there”, said Jonathan.
“I’ll meet you there.” said Jonathan.

Every minute of the play was _____.

memorably
memory
memorizing
memorable

We are looking to hire someone who has a strong _____ in management.

training
past
background
history

No, I didn’t turn ____ the radio.

at
on
out
of

I don’t want to go in; there’s a massive ______.

cue
queue
clue
chain

_____ the football team is in peak condition.

Every
Some
Each
Most of

I think you used too _____ salt in your sauce.

many
a lot
much
large

When my husband comes home, ______ to dinner.

we will go
we would go
we would be going
we would have gone

Even if we work until midnight, we ____ miss the deadline.

we have
we have still
still
will still

Jorge is talented _______ in English, Spanish, and French.

to write
at writing
on writing
for writing

______ would you like to have the couch delivered?

What
Whether
Who
When

I’ll let you know _____ we arrive.

until
when
so
whereas

I will be there on time unless my flight ______.

will have been delayed
was delayed
is delayed
would be delayed

Could you do ____ a favor?

we
ours
us
ourselves

I usually eat healthy, ______ I love the occasional slice of pizza.

as
wherever
although
because

Kwame will have hidden the presents _____ we get there.

as
even though
since
before

_____ wasn’t the garage closed last night?

Why
Whether
Who
What

Without practice, our team will ____ to the Tigers.

loose
lose
lost
losing

Dad won’t remember to bring the gifts unless _____ him.

you will ask
you ask
you had asked
you would ask

By 2021, Marcia ______ her second degree.

is finishing
will finish
finishes
finish

The principal wants to have a meeting _____ Billy’s behavior.

because
except
about
for

As soon as you wake up, you ____ to take the dog out.

would need
need
have needed
had needed

After a three-hour delay, the food still ______.

won’t arrive
isn’t arrived
hasn’t arrived
can’t arrive

You should be more ______ in class.

attentive
attentiveness
attentively
attention

During the hurricane, Jose’s home suffered a lot of ______.

the damage
a damage
damage
an damage

One of his least favorite job duties is _____ presentations.

giving
to give
of giving
give

If Janine had given you constructive feedback, what _______ said?

can you have
will you have
would you have
would you

To join the organization, you need a lot of ______.

money
the money
each money
some money

Which answer is correct?
My ____ engine is making a strange sound.

car’s
cars
cars’
car’s’

There’s an extra coffee mug ____ the counter.

in
on
because
about

Malik hasn’t called you today, _____ he?

has
did
hasn’t
didn’t

All of the supplies on the table are for ____.

I
my
mine
me

Once you finish your paperwork ___ bring it back to the reception desk.

;
,
:
.

The dog is sleeping _____ the table.

in
down
underneath
as

You don’t happen to have a pen, ____?

don’t you
will you
do you
won’t you

We can only serve beer ____ wine at the event.

nor
or
for
unless

I finally feel ____ enough to return to work.

better
best
well
finer

_____ new store just opened last week.

They’re
Their
Theirs
It’s

_____ I win the lottery, I still want to work.

As if
Even if
In order that
So that

You have to take ____ of your medicine to feel better.

each
all
every
any

______ it rains, the garage floods.

Every time
Although
As far as
In order that

Gerard’s favorite activity on Sundays is ______.

for sleeping
in sleeping
to sleep
sleeping

How ____ milk is needed for this recipe?

much
many
plenty
lots of

If we would have left earlier, we ______ on time.

will have arrived
would have arrived
arrived
will arrive

Mr. Evans gave everyone a cupcake as a ____ gesture.

nice
nicely
nicer
nicest

Angus sprinted _____ the finish line.

till
up
toward
on

Gretchen agreed ______ me with my philosophy homework.

helping
for helping
to help
at helping

Did you hear about what ______ to the Smith family?

is happened
has happening
happened
happening

The pest control team will arrive _____ 10 a.m.

on
for
in
at

I’m going to sleep now because I’m _____ tired.

much
very
a lot
many

You are ____ to read the book of your choosing.

freely
free
freer
freeing

I will attend the meeting _____ Mr. Williams.

in case of
in front of
by means of
in place of

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

June will present chapter one, and Josh will present the rest.
June will present chapter one and Josh will present the rest.
June will present chapter one and Josh will present, the rest.
June will present, chapter one and Josh will present the rest.

Sometimes, it’s dangerous to cook with _____.

the heat
heat
a heat
that heat

There’s no point _____ the truth.

to deny
in denying
deny
for denying

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

After I graduate I’ll move back to Nebraska.
After, I graduate I’ll move back to Nebraska.
After I graduate, I’ll move back to Nebraska.
After I graduate I’ll, move back to Nebraska.

_____ were upset about _____ extra homework.

Students, much
The students, the
The students, many
Students, many

____ don’t usually like the same movies.

Them
They
Me
She

We’ll find Gemma’s teddy bear, ______ it is.

whereas
whenever
wherever
where

When are you going to buy ____ new car?

a
an
those
more

I would have cleaned the house if I ______ you were coming.

had known
know
will have known
have known

I ______ the writer’s conference last year.

have attended
attended
am attending
will attend

Most of the movie was shot in the _____.

desert
dessert
bare
barren

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

How many siblings do you have.
How many siblings do you have,
How many siblings do you have?
How many siblings do you have!

The hospital needs more _____ with ______ in neurology.

the doctors, the experience
doctors, the experience
doctors, experience
the doctors, experience

Carol will be successful because she writes ______.

beautiful
beautifully
beauty
beauteous

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

I returned the sweater, with the black sequins, yesterday.
I returned, the sweater, with the black sequins, yesterday.
I returned the sweater with the black sequins yesterday.
I returned the sweater with the black sequins, yesterday.

_____ assigned this project to you on such short notice?

How
Who
Why
What

Please be sure ______ your phone while _______.

turning off, driving
to turn off, drive
turning off, drive
to turn off, driving

____ the weather, we have to leave today.

In lieu of
Regardless of
Since
Until

If you don’t feel well, you should ____ down.

lay
rest
lie
sleep

_____ a bad ninth inning, the team still won.

Against
Instead of
Despite
With

I refuse to _______ Chester’s apology.

accepted
accept
accepting
have accepted

_____ it rains today, we’ll have to move the party indoors.

But
If
For
As

You haven’t seen my car keys, _____?

did you
have you
you have
you did

If the power goes out, we _____ to use the backup generator.

will have
will have had
had
will had

Mr. Weaver was accused ____ falsifying records.

of
for
at
to

A protestor climbed _____ the stage during the ceremony.

to
for
onto
with

The sale only _____ to select products.

goes
works
applies
administers

The Queen’s ____ has lasted for several decades.

reign
rein
rain
helm

I’ll be there ______ I can.

as though
as far as
as soon as
in order that

I’m happy to announce that Ms. Williamson ______ the position.

has accepted
accept
accepting
will have accepted

Did you remember _____ the oven when you finished?

turning off
to turn off
on turning off
turn off

Figure it out amongst ______.

yours
yourselves
yourself
themselves

During the heist, the thief risked _____ caught.

on being
of being
to be
being

If I buy the tickets, ______ buy the popcorn?

you can
you will
you
will you

If your phone stops working, ______ a new one?

you would have gotten
will you have gotten
will you get
you will get

When you’re done, _____ your books to your room.

bring
lift
send
take

To ___ does this coat belong?

who
what
whomever
whom

Meredith really enjoys _____ satire.

writing
to write
on writing
for writing

Which answer is correct?
The Burj Khalifa is the ____ tallest building.

worlds
world
world’s
worlds’

_____ Billy failed the test, he still passed the class.

Whereas
Unless
Even though
As

It was the ____ movie Jean had ever seen.

worst
worse
bad
badly

The college needs a professor ___ specializes in economics.

that
which
who
whom

We don’t like selfies because we don’t know how to take pictures of _____.

ours
yourselves
us
ourselves

I wish Jeremy ____ us about the meeting before today.

had told
told
will tell
would tell

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Sean, the youngest of six, was the familys only college graduate.
Sean the youngest of six, was the family’s only college graduate.
Sean, the youngest of six was the familys only college graduate.
Sean, the youngest of six, was the family’s only college graduate.

The venue changed, but ____ closer to home.

it’s
its
its’
it

High pitched sounds in the recording are _____ audible, but they can be heard at high volume.

specifically
easy
rather
barely

Jessie asked ___ “What are you guys doing after class?”

.
,
;
?

When the TV show ends, _____ give you my undivided attention.

I would
I will have
I will
I

You should slice the pizza _____ so everyone gets a slice.

equally
equal
even
equivalent

____ need to pick a dessert for the reception.

Us
Our
Ourselves
We

No one is allowed in the building _____ they show their ID badge.

unless
without
as long as
in case

_____ Phyllis angry with us for making too much noise?

Why
Weren’t
Were
Was

I’d like to accept this award _________ Vanessa, who couldn’t be here tonight.

despite
in spite of
with regard to
on behalf of

We can’t take the dog _____ while there’s lightning.

outside
out of
about
during

If I earn a bonus this year, I ______ to Italy.

will have traveled
will travel
traveled
would have traveled

Bradley will need help _____ the first semester.

on
into
at
throughout

There weren’t any violations, ____?

weren’t there
were there
there were
there weren’t

Our family plans ______ to Mexico for the summer.

going
to go
go
of going

Charles ran ____ the building before the rain started.

by
into
in
within

Everyone entered the contest _____ Jill.

since
into
for
except

When ______ first place, my parents will be so proud.

I win
I would win
I will win
I had won

At noon, the board will announce ____ has been appointed as CEO.

what
how
who
whom

Can someone please pass ____ bread?

each
an
a
the

The room feels crowded because there are ________ people in here.

too much
so much
too many
much

_____ you going on vacation in April?

Isn’t
Are
Did
Why

We’re not going on vacation ____ August.

since
although
for
until

Caleb’s parents have a meeting with the _____ today.

principle
dominant
first
principal

Next Friday, the restaurant ______ at 4 p.m. for dinner.

will open
has opened
opened
open

Let me know ______ you’d like to go to dinner.

when
so that
unless
as though

Take an extra layer in case _____ cold in the auditorium.

it is
it will be
it would be
it would have been

_______ is this sweater fashionable, _____ it’s also ethically made.

Neither, nor
Not only, but
Just as, so
Rather, than

We can’t leave _____ the driveway is blocked.

as though
where
for
because

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Mr. Williams introduced us to Peter, a new student from Denmark.
Mr. Williams introduced us to Peter a new student from Denmark.
Mr. Williams introduced us to Peter a new student, from Denmark.
Mr. Williams, introduced us to Peter a new student from Denmark.

For stronger bones, your son should drink ____ milk.

a
the
a lot of
that

It’s a nice house, ____ it’s not my top choice.

so
nor
or
but

Professor Grant thought the presentation was _______ unacceptable.

completely
complete
completing
completed

I’d like a coffee ____ a tea.

except for
instead of
in case of
on top of

The entire room is reserved for ___.

we
our
us
ourselves

Bruce studied hard, ____ he thought the exam was easy.

or
while
so
since

The security guard stopped the thief ____ stealing two sweaters.

from
of
in
with

I’ve made arrangements ______ at a five-star resort.

to stay
for staying
on staying
in staying

____ bag ripped because it was too full.

He
His
Him
Himself

I was ____ surprised that my contract was renewed.

very
much
a lot
many

Aunt Ann walked ____ for one hour.

quick
abrupt
brisk
briskly

My brother’s sense of humor is nothing ____ mine.

like
as
than
on

Georgia ______ there for 15 years.

is working
works
working
has worked

Charlie’s letter ____ that he was homesick.

inferred
designated
implied
involved

We should _____ the meeting at 8 a.m. sharp.

start
starting
started
be starting

Try to _____ in on what the author is saying in the article.

sharpen
look
home
hone

It wasn’t _____ film of the year, but it still won _____.

the best, awards
best, awards
best, much awards
the best, the awards

We’ll stay at Grandma’s house ____ our visit.

during
in
along
through

After the party ____ we should head home.

,
.
;
!

My flight is delayed because the aircraft ______ yet.

isn’t arriving
hasn’t arrived
isn’t arrived
doesn’t arrive

I _____ into an old friend from high school last night.

ran
run
was running
had run

We have ____ food to feed the entire family.

any
plenty of
many
few

The ______ new house had a finished basement with a wine cellar.

Johnson’s
Johnsons’
Johnsons
Johnsons’s

Next August, the entire cast ______ to France for the premiere.

had traveled
was traveling
traveled
will travel

I’ve loved reading _____ I was just 5 years old.

because
though
after
since

We’ll need five more plates _____ what we already have.

on
next to
past
in addition to

The plumber ____ us if we’d had problems with the sink before.

asked
had asked
asks
is asking

_____ neighborhood has the best school district?

Which
Who
Why
Where

I hope the weather clears up so we __________ for a walk.

will have went
have went
will go
can go

How will the organization be ______ by these changes?

effective
affective
effected
affected

It was a _____ that we both arrived at the same time.

coincidence
irony
happening
fate

_____ are organizing the potluck dinner.

We
Us
Our
Ours

A ___ of my colleagues attended the conference, so I wasn’t alone.

little
some
few
many

How will the weather ____ the construction project?

affect
effect
threat
realize

Miriam skipped the party ____ she was ill.

because
where
if
so

The historic home ______ 100 years ago.

has been constructed
is being constructed
was constructed
is constructed

If you leave the bread out, it _______ become stale.

would
would have
will
had

The students must walk in an _____ fashion.

ordered
order
ordering
orderly

The train is never on time when I ______ late.

am running
ran
will run
will have run

Yesterday, the entire family ______ their gifts at the same time.

opened
opening
is opening
open

Today’s heat is just too much to ______.

bear
beer
bare
give

We must leave now because we have _____ time to spare.

little
few
a few
less

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

You didn’t finish the homework did you?
You didn’t finish the homework, did you?
You didn’t finish, the homework did you?
You didn’t finish the homework did, you?

______ should we go when the assembly is over?

Where
What
Who
Whether

Billy can publish anything on his blog ________ it’s true.

whereas
so that
wherever
as long as

We have to turn _____ all phones during dinner.

off
out
for
with

_____ James _____ Jessie are getting promoted.

Whether, or
As much, as
Both, and
Just as, so

If ______ my help, you can reach me at my desk.

you had needed
you have needed
you would need
you need

_____ time should we start the meeting?

When
Who
What
Why

If you’re not feeling well, ______ come to the office.

you should not
you will have
you have
you would have

Kim suggested _____ at 5 p.m. to discuss our progress.

to meeting
of meeting
meeting
for meeting

_____ the avocados have gone bad.

Some of
A little of
Enough
Any

I washed your t-shirt because it was _____.

oil
oily
oiled
oils

_____ Mr. Smith _____ Ms. Brown could chaperone the dance.

Whether, or
Neither, nor
Rather, than
Not only, but

We need to clean up and put everything in ____ place.

it
its
it’s
its’

Which sentence is correct?

Because Gary practices every day, so he is a great pianist.
Because Gary practices every day, so is a great pianist.
Because Gary practices every day, he is a great pianist.
Because Gary practices every day, as he is a great pianist.

I don’t know where I left ___ keys.

mine
my
me
I

Everyone laughed when the cat climbed ____ the stage.

onto
out
for
at

Do you know _____ the boys have left yet?

why
when
if
where

How long is your commute to work ____

.
!
?
,

“I can help,____ said Mrs. Wilson.

,

.
;

If we close the store now, _____ we lose money?

will
what
who
why

Bobby was frequently late for work, ____ he received a great performance review.

yet
for
so
while

Randy pretended ______ the meal even though he dislikes broccoli.

to enjoy
enjoying
on enjoying
for enjoying

One of the main symptoms of the virus is _____.

nauseated
nausea
nauseous
disgust

Everyone will have a chance to say their ____ during the meeting.

peace
place
piece
chunk

In tonight’s game, the Celtics will play ____ the Bulls.

amidst
circa
against
unlike

Brad said he’d like to ride ____ us.

at
via
in accordance with
with

The textbook is ____ world history and geography.

on
about
on account of
with

James has to start over because he cleaned his room _____.

sloppy
sloppily
sloppier
sloppiest

Neither Phoebe ____ Rachel admitted to breaking the glass.

nor
for
either
and

I haven’t seen Joanna ____ last Friday.

from
on
since
at

Mrs. Briar chose ____ for the job.

me
I
my
myself

Which answer is correct?
Which van should we take – ____ or ours?

they’re’s
there’s
theirs
theirs’

____ project won first place in the competition.

Mine
Me
My
Myself

We could drive instead _______ an Uber.

of taking
of take
on taking
take

Carl and ___ are the only chaperones for the field trip.

me
I
my
mine

The band started playing after _____.

you went
you are leaving
you were leaving
you left

Which answer is correct?
Which of these coats is ____?

yours
yours’
your’s
your’s’

The orchestra’s holiday performance was just _____.

delightful
delighted
delight
delighting

The girl with the _____ hair is Jenny.

curl
curling
curly
curled

I still need to ____ out my ideas for the book.

flush
flesh
rinse
let

Where ______ purchased?

was the coat
the coat was
coat was the
was coat the

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Their slogan says, “The best barbecue in town.”
Their slogan says “The best barbecue in town.”
Their slogan says; “The best barbecue in town.”
Their slogan says. “The best barbecue in town.”

When Dylan was young, he dreamed ___ becoming a firefighter.

of
over
off
in

Paul threw out the bottle because he _______ it was yours.

won’t know
didn’t know
doesn’t know
won’t have known

I anticipate ______ the project complete by Tuesday.

to have
having
of having
for having

_____ are sharing one hotel suite for the entire trip.

They
Them
Themselves
Their

You will only get a promotion if ______ hard.

you would work
you could work
you work
you would have worked

When Mauricio ____ through the front door, everyone will yell, “Surprise!”

walked
will walk
walks
walk

Are you interested ______ us for dinner?

joining
of joining
in joining
in join

The audience doesn’t care ______ questions.

for asking
to ask
on asking
asking

This basketball needs more air because it’s not ____ enough.

bounce
bounced
bouncing
bouncy

Briana will clean the kitchen _____ Edward vacuums the rugs.

while
though
as if
whereas

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

My parents’ new car has more modern features than your parents’.
My parent’s new car has more modern features than your parents.
My parents’ new car has more modern features than your parents.
My parents new car has more modern features than your parents’.

For our homework, we have to listen ____ a podcast.

to
in
on
for

Every driver must show proof of ____ insurance.

they
them
they’re
their

When ______ the good news?

will Sherrie share
Sherrie will share
will share Sherrie
share will Sherrie

_____ it rains _____ not, the show must go on.

Whether, or
Neither, nor
Just as, so
Both, and

What meal ______ when she got sick?

eating was April
April was eating
was April eating
eating April was

John refuses to try anything new because he’s risk-_____.

averse
adverse
reluctant
afraid

I have three items in my backpack ____ a book, a pen, and my wallet.

:
.
?
;

Which answer is correct?
____ almost time for us to leave.

Its
Its’
It’s’
It’s

We will spend the afternoon at the job _____.

cite
sight
site
place

_____ is one of my favorite pastimes.

Reading
To read
To have read
Of reading

I love ham sandwiches ____ only on rye bread.

but
and
or
so

______ seen any good TV shows lately?

You did
Did you
You have
Have you

The committee is interested _______ your thoughts.

to hearing
for hearing
in hearing
on hearing

There isn’t ____ space in the car for four more people.

many
enough
various
several

Jenny is so young, ____ she has accomplished so much.

so
yet
if
or

After dinner, no one ______ to load the dishwasher.

has wanted
wanted
is wanting
wanting

Brendan was sent home early for behaving ______.

inappropriate
inappropriately
inappropriateness
bad

She and ____ will meet you at 7 p.m.

I
me
mine
myself

You can’t use your cell phone once you’re _____ the plane.

onto
above
out
aboard

____ is broken and we need to buy ____ new one.

Phone, the
The phone, a
The phone, the
Phone, a

Because of the snow, the bus ______ yet.

isn’t arriving
isn’t arrived
wasn’t arrived
hasn’t arrived

The group is _____ of three experienced doctors.

composed
made
embodied
comprised

Jasmine learned _______ five languages when she was a child.

to speak
speaking
of speaking
in speaking

______ if I adjust the thermostat?

Mind would you
You would mind
Would you mind
Would mind you

Do you know _____ this door is locked?

what
why
who
when

You need a good sense of _____ to enjoy the TV show.

humor
the humor
a humor
an humor

The office needs an assistant ____ takes initiative.

who
whom
which
that

Matthias has to work early tomorrow, but he is happy ______ tonight.

on going out
for going out
to go out
to going out

The meteorologist urged everyone to drive _____ after the storm.

slowly
slow
slowest
slowing

Jackie _____ the actor to ask for his autograph.

approached
approaching
approach
will have approached

Dinner didn’t start until 9 p.m. because everyone was ____ late.

too
such
so
much

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Julie’s’ house is the blue one on the left.
Julies house is the blue one on the left.
Julies’ house is the blue one on the left.
Julie’s house is the blue one on the left.

Does he like to _____ music in his spare time?

compose
comprise
construct
form

I yearn _____ a vacation after this difficult semester.

on taking
to take
for taking
taking

Who is _____ leader in ______?

the oldest, world
oldest, world
oldest, the world
the oldest, the world

Are you the person in charge here ____

.
,
;
?

If you ____ at the gifts, you’ll ruin the surprise.

peak
peek
pick
see

After the next presentation, let’s take a ______.

break
brake
rift
interruption

Sue had only positive things to say _____ our party.

for
about
as
on

Christine didn’t like pickles, _____ she ate one anyway.

for
so
while
but

When I graduated from college, I ______ to New York City.

had moved
would move
moved
will move

Please walk ____ while you move the vase across the room.

careful
care
carefully
caring

What _______ to you?

does art mean
art does mean
mean does art
does mean art

Roger needs a minute to catch his ______.

wind
air
breathe
breath

I only packed three shirts ____ a red one, a black one, and a green one.

.
;
,
:

I don’t recall ______ anything about extra time off.

hearing
of hearing
in hearing
to hear

Don’t forget to take your wallet ____ you.

on
with
at
for

William sat ____ me during the play.

toward
beside
circa
for

____ meal comes with a bowl of _____.

The, soup
An, soup
An, the soup
The, a soup

We ______ to tour the campus next week.

went
are going
will have gone
gone

You know how to scramble eggs, _____?

doesn’t you
won’t you
don’t you
do you

How much _______ when you checked in for the flight?

your suitcase did weigh
did weigh your suitcase
did your suitcase weigh
weigh did your suitcase

This store is closed ___ We should try another place

,
.
:

Samantha decided to turn on the ceiling fan _____ it was too warm.

because
unless
and
therefore

We bought ____ food this week.

fewer
less
lesser
lower

The jam is on ______ of the fridge.

an top shelf
top shelf
the top shelf
each top shelf

Carla needs more ____ before she takes ____ exam.

of the sleep, the
sleep, a
of the sleep, a
sleep, the

Justin still ______ yet.

hasn’t apologized
wasn’t apologized
isn’t apologized
hasn’t apologizing

Jerry has six daughters, and ____ all live in Las Vegas.

them
they
they’re
their

Carrie is an introvert and tends _____ shy with new people.

to be
being
on being
in being

Which answer is correct?
The gift with the red bow is ____

yours
your’s
yours’
your’s’

You shouldn’t carry ____ much cash when you travel abroad.

thus
such
to
so

Make sure you learn every client’s name _____ you can introduce them to each other.

unless
so that
if
then

The recent cold weather is the _____ reason for the decline in occupancy.

most
extreme
primary
highest

As usual, Mr. Park had _____ for breakfast before he left for _____.

the coffee, the work
coffee, work
coffee, the work
a coffee, a work

After _____, I rode my bicycle to work.

to eat
that eat
eating
that eating

The _____ largest gym has both a steam room and a sauna.

hotel
hotels’
hotels
hotel’s

Many of the employees complained ______ the management over low pay.

at
to
around
over

Building a new wing for the hotel is impossible. We have _________ the funds.

either the land or
both the land and
neither the land nor
not only the land but also

It wasn’t _____ play Ms. Yee had ever seen, but it was _____ one.

best, the good
the best, good
the best, the good
the best, a good

Peter lost control of his car and just missed crashing _____ a wall.

into
on
with
to

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

The emperor was wearing no clothes which was quite obvious to Beverly.
The emperor, was wearing no clothes which was quite obvious to Beverly.
The emperor was wearing no clothes which, was quite obvious to Beverly.
The emperor was wearing no clothes, which was quite obvious to Beverly.

Max was completely _____ with trying to complete his dissertation.

fed up
interested
excited
upset

_____ at high elevation contains less _____.

The air, the oxygen
Air, the oxygen
The air, oxygen
Air, oxygen

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Ms. Giardi arrived before we did didn’t she?
Ms. Giardi arrived, before we did, didn’t she?
Ms. Giardi arrived before we did, didn’t she?
Ms. Giardi arrived before we did. Didn’t she?

We didn’t use all of the gasoline, so the _____ should be enough to get you to the station.

residual
left
remnant
remainder

I often dream _____ traveling to foreign countries.

on
over
of
in

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

The watch with the black dial was repaired and returned.
The watch, with the black dial was repaired and returned.
The watch, with the black dial was, repaired and returned.
The watch with the black dial was repaired, and returned.

It remains unclear whether it is more _____ to attract new customers or to retain existing ones.

profit
profiting
profitable
profit

The picture was taken by an artist _____ name I can’t remember.

his
whose
which
their

The driver was able to repair the tire, _____ there were tools in the trunk of the car.

although
whether
as
whereas

I wish it would stop raining so that I _____ outside.

could have gone
had gone
could go
went

I found my friends seated _____ the front row of the theater.

at
on
up
in

How _____ to repair six computers in an hour?

did you manage
managed you
you did manage
you managed

Seeing this snow globe reminds me _____ to Clear Lake every winter with my family.

to go
of going
for going
go

_____ it’s true that more trees need to be planted, there is still enough shade for the swimming pool.

While
So
Nevertheless
Because

Joseph wasn’t home when you went to visit him, _____ he?

wasn’t
did
didn’t
was

The concert started late, _____ annoyed a lot of people.

where
which
that
there

How many documents _____ yesterday?

did you have to sign
you had to sign
had you to sign
you did sign

Let’s hope Ms. Noor finds a good job _____ she goes.

whatever
wherever
whatever
whoever

The addition of a new rail line has made the northern part of the city much more _____.

accessible
convenient
available
eligible

Jason discovered the small piece of metal in the engine _____ was causing all the problems.

that
who
it
what

Mr. Faisal said that he _____ David since yesterday morning.

didn’t see
hasn’t seen
wasn’t seeing
hadn’t seen

Ms. Cepeda’s designs were _____ detailed that there was no need to revise them.

as
much
so
more

Rebecca forgave Jason _____ not contacting her for six months.

for
from
of
in

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

The tallest man who was from Sweden introduced me to Jennifer.
The tallest man, who was from Sweden introduced me to Jennifer.
The tallest man who was from Sweden, introduced me to Jennifer.
The tallest man, who was from Sweden, introduced me to Jennifer.

OLP airlines is looking for _____ with _____ in international flight.

pilots, experience
the pilots, experience
pilots, the experience
the pilots, the experience

I wish George _____ me about the bad acoustics in the room before I took the stage.

had warned
warned
will warn
would warn

The lifetime warranty only _____ to tools that have not been refurbished.

works
gives
donates
applies

Unfortunately, there wasn’t _____ left after the picnic.

any bread
some bread
a bread
the bread

The doorman won’t allow you to enter _____ you provide identification.

unless
as long as
so
without

What would you have done if Ms. Adams _____ the package unopened?

returned
has returned
returns
had returned

Melissa was the only one _____ managed to finish the examination on time.

which
who
when
she

The hotel _____ we had our company retreat was very clean.

where
which
that
what

It took Walter an hour to figure _____ where he had parked his car.

out
up
over
in

_____ Igor go every day after he finishes work?

When
What does
Where does
How

Let’s listen _____ what Mr. Freund says about increasing our revenue.

at
for
in
to

Would it make _____ if I leave tonight instead of early in the morning?

a difference
the difference
an difference
difference

It was _____ flight that kept us in _____ for 12 hours.

the long, the air
long, air
a long, the air
an long, an air

You need to use a gauge to figure out how much _____ is in your tires.

the air
an air
a air
air

The _____ of money required to rebuild the engine is more than a new one would cost.

number
result
amount
size

Sales of the heavy coats have been _____ slow in the summer.

predictably
predicting
predicted
predictable

Deliveries from SpeedCo are _____ punctual.

reliably
reliable
rely
relying

We never know if Ms. Lee is going to arrive at the office _____ time.

at
for
on
over

The steel _____ from our plant in Germany increased by 17% last year.

number
amount
quantity
output

Do you know if Roger got _____ he applied for _____ week?

job, last
the job, last
job, the last
the job, a last

Most of the antiques in the shop are in excellent _____.

quality
value
condition
worth

Peter saw Rebecca crossing the street when he was stopped _____ the traffic light.

at
on
in
with

Ms. Okung insisted _____ for my dinner last night.

in paying
to pay
on paying
pay

Ms. Kittle brings two forms of identification with her _____ she goes.

whoever
whatever
wherever
however

There was an unexpected guest at the conference, _____ an extra chair was brought in.

while
although
so
because

The bicycle will have to be _____ so that it can fit into a shipping crate.

repainted
dismantled
repaired
demolished

Yuko doesn’t like to spend money _____ jewelry or cars.

with
over
for
on

I don’t understand why the 3:10 train from Mumbai _____ yet.

didn’t arrive
isn’t arriving
hasn’t arrived
won’t arrive

Tomorrow Ms. Rogers will tell us _____ she has decided to do.

which
who
what
how

If we take the 9:30 flight, we _____ too late.

will arrive
arrive
would arrive
would have arrived

Mr. Lanza has a very _____ attitude for such a young man.

maturing
matured
maturation
mature

_____ ever seen the Northern Lights?

You have
You did
Have you
Did you

_____ of the six people who attended the concert stayed until the final song.

No one
Neither
No
None

Responses to our new package design have been _____ positive.

overwhelm
overwhelmingly
overwhelmed
overwhelming

I sometimes visit my grandmother in Prague, _____ is quite close to my home.

which
that
she
where

While Mr. Yoo was painting the bedroom, Mr. Kerr _____ furniture from the living room.

was removing
had removed
removed
had removed

Would you be interested ____ working for the government?

about
to
for
in

You didn’t have to carry your passport with you, _____?

you did
you had
had you
did you

When _____ to tell us what our next assignment is going to be?

Tom is going
Tom will
Tom goes
is Tom going

What is _____ ocean in _____?

largest, world
the largest, the world
a largest, world
an largest, a world

Ms. Baker found the conference to be rather _____.

bore
boring
bored
boringly

Investigators accused Mr. Russell _____ money from the safe.

steal
to steal
stealing
of stealing

Mr. Bellini _____ yet because his plane is delayed.

didn’t arrive
doesn’t arrive
hasn’t arrived
isn’t arriving

I encourage you to think _____ where you want to be in five years.

in
to
about
into

The worst way to get your way is to shout _____ people.

at
to
on
for

Mr. Staley congratulated Deborah _____ the award.

on win
to win
on winning
for winning

Charles _____ to meet his fiancée in Japan on her birthday next August.

goes
is going
will have gone
went

The thing I don’t like about this restaurant is _____ .

a noise
the noise
some noise
an noise

Most people can’t repair an automobile all by _____.

himself
itself
myself
themselves

As we speak, Ms. Luo _____ her way here from Germany.

makes
will make
has made
is making

In six months PLK Manufacturing’s Delhi factory will be completely _____.

operational
operated
operate
operation

_____ checkout time is 11am, exceptions can always be made as a courtesy to guests.

However
Although
Therefore
Meanwhile

If Elsa’s grandmother lived closer, she _____ her more often.

would have visited
would visit
visited
will visit

If I had known his phone number, I _____ him.

would call
will call
would have called
called

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because it’s bigger than hers’.
Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because its bigger than hers.
Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because it’s bigger than hers
Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because its bigger than her’s.

Ruth does not want to work full time, but she is open _____ in on a freelance basis.

coming
to come
to coming
for to come

Ms. Melani would like to see all essays from this year, including _____ that are not finished yet.

these
them
those
theirs

Maria is _____ who specializes in _____ .

a doctor, the elderly
doctor, elderly
a doctor, an elderly
doctor, elderly

______ Mr. Goff’s scheduling mistake, the event took place on time.

In spite of
Because of
Whereas
During

After you fill out the form completely _____ the doctor will see you.

;
,
.
:

John is bringing a water bottle with him in case he _____ thirsty.

got
gets
is getting
will ge

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Mr. Bogojevic said that he had watched the entire tennis match.
Mr. Bogojevic said, that he had watched the entire tennis match.
Mr. Bogojevic said that “he had watched the entire tennis match.”
Mr. Bogojevic said that: he had watched the entire tennis match.

Pamela has three computers, all of _____ are very old.

them
that
these
which

For the past ten years, MotoCorp _____ the world’s most fuel-efficient cars.

has built
has been building
built
builds

Ms. Neruda has a very positive attitude _____ her work.

toward
with
in
of

It began to rain just as the party goers _____.

were leaving
are leaving
left
have left

The critics said that the movie was _____ funny.

outrageous
outrage
outraging
outrageously

Ms. Myers commented that _____ she slept in at the hotel was better than _____ she slept in at home.

the bed, one
bed, the one
the bed, the one
bed, one

_____ the weather was perfect, the groundbreaking ceremony had to be postponed.

Therefore
However
Because
Although

Do you know _____ Judy has arrived in Salzburg yet?

when
whether
why
where

Mr. Guo’s ideas about international relations were _____ extreme than we expected.

as
much
so
more

By this time last year, this company _____ 500 printing presses.

had sold
sold
has sold
sells

So far this week, I _____ three seminars about the future of aviation.

have attended
attended
am attending
will attend

Don’t forget _____ the oven after ____ the pie.

to turn off, remove
turning off, remove
to turn off, removing
turning off, removing

Surprisingly, guests have a _____ to use the indoor pool in the summer.

trend
tendency
movement
habit

Leila turned _____ the job because she didn’t want to spend her time in sales.

down
over
off
back

While Jeffery was traveling in France, he _____ into an old friend from college.

was running
has run
ran
runs

If the customer signs the receipt, we _____ responsible for the lost package.

wouldn’t have been
aren’t
hadn’t been
haven’t been

We were surprised that Ms. Lafarge is _____ good at product design.

such
much
so
most

Ms. Johnson complained that there was no heat in her room. _____, the mechanic was working on the boiler.

Meanwhile
Though
After
Despite

_____ asked you to finish the project by Friday?

When
Who
How
What

Would you choose a career as _____ instructor?

the flight
flight
an flight
a flight

_____ we need to do is examine why our business has slowed down.

Why
That
Which
What

Nori loves to sit on a bench atop the cliff near her house and look out over _____.

an ocean
the ocean
ocean
a ocean

Before I applied _____ the job, I researched the company.

to
on
at
for

There weren’t more than five people at the demonstration, _____?

there were
there weren’t
weren’t there
were there

If the bank offers me the job, I don’t think I ____ it.

would take
will take
had taken
take

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

The only person who was interested in the job was Michael.
The only person, who was interested in the job was Michael.
The only person, who was interested in the job, was Michael.
The only person who was interested in the job, was Michael.

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

“I can’t start the meeting”, said Ms. Lee, “without the entire staff present”.
“I can’t start the meeting, said Ms. Lee, without the entire staff present.”
“I can’t start the meeting,” said Ms. Lee, “without the entire staff present.”
“I can’t start the meeting,” said Ms. Lee, “Without the entire staff present.”

There was a sweater left behind at the party, but Ichiro couldn’t figure out _____ it was.

theirs
who’s
whose
their

Jenny spent ten minutes trying to sort out _____ jacket was _____.

whose, her
which, her
whose, hers
which, hers

Make sure to take your shoes _____ before you enter Ms. Tanaka’s house.

away
off
down
up

The research department found that adding more oxygen to the mixture was the solution _____ the problem.

of
in
for
to

By the end of this year, Joseph _____ his book about Italian furniture.

will complete
is completing
completes
will have completed

You _____ the exam unless you study harder.

didn’t pass
won’t pass
haven’t passed
hadn’t passed

Luckily, we brought extra food. _____, we would have gotten very hungry.

Otherwise
Still
Thus
However

It costs $125 to _____ your membership to the gym every year.

replace
renew
remove
reconnect

Employees’ suggestions to management may be _____ so that employees can feel free to express their thoughts.

anonymous
correct
impersonal
unknown

Ms. Sanders can’t remember _____ in the hospital when she was three years old.

to be
of being
being
about be

The electric cart doesn’t have a reverse gear, _____?

has it
does it
hasn’t it
doesn’t it

_____ did Rebecca know that you wouldn’t be coming to work today?

What
Where
How
Who

Ms. Hassan got _____ the bus and walked three blocks to her cousin’s house.

on
off
out
away

High pitched sounds in the recording are _____ audible, but they can be heard at high volume.

specifically
easy
rather
barely

Do you know _____ gone?

where has Tom
Tom has where
where Tom has
has Tom where

Dr. Wurtz didn’t know that the briefcase in the corner was _____.

his
him
he
he’s

The condition of the merchandise was unacceptable, so I demanded that they give me my money _____.

over
back
up
out

If Ms. Hernandez _____ for many years at an ad agency, she wouldn’t have so many clients as an independent contractor.

didn’t work
hadn’t worked
wouldn’t have worked
doesn’t work

We usually start with the marketing phase, even if we are not finished _____ the development of the product.

with
out
up
off

Out of all of us, Jose was the one _____ scored the highest on the exam.

he
who
which
they

I’ve never seen specifications as detailed as _____.

this
they
these
their

If Brandon finishes his work by 5:00, he _____ us at the Rosewood Cafe.

would meet
meets
met
will meet

The budget report for last year was very _____ researched.

well
much
good
complete

Ms. Arguello never expected that her podcast would be _____ popular.

so
well
such
much

If Rebecca had sent the replacement part for the copier, we _____ it yesterday.

would have received
would receive
had received
received

We are looking to hire someone who has a strong _____ in management.

training
past
background
history

Hiring freelancers is not _____ expensive as bringing in a new employee.

as
much
so
more

How _____ from the airport to the hotel?

you got
did you get
got you
you did get

Many people have difficulty _____ the entrance examination for IT courses at the Snell Institute.

to pass
on pass
passing
pass

No one has yet succeed _____ improving on Ms. Glaser’s original design for our company’s logo.

in
on
over
with

_____ someone sends me a text, I get back to them within 10 minutes.

Even though
No matter how
Whenever
Unless

Mr. Mettner said that he _____ the security deposit for the apartment.

hasn’t yet received
hadn’t yet received
isn’t yet receiving
didn’t yet receive

Martin Beale _____ all of the legal matters for RTG Plastics Inc.

deals
does
handles
organizes

By next February Roger ______ at his new job for six months.

will work
will have been working
will working
will be working

If you are in town next week, we should have _____ together.

a dinner
dinner
an dinner
the dinner

People will be able to set up websites by _____ because the platform is so simple.

itself
themselves
myself
himself

The factory floor supervisor started the generator _____ the power had gone out.

while
so
nevertheless
because

Ms. Fiallos was not _____ for the truck driver position because she did not have a valid driver’s licence.

available
eligible
convenient
accessible

When she discovered the briefcase didn’t belong to her, she tried to find out _____ it was.

who’s
whose
hers
his

Sites like Uploadithere.com are _____ way to send large documents.

a best
best
the best
one best

The bulky frame made the picture _____ heavy to hang on the wall.

much
too
as
most

_____ Wednesday, two of the key people on the design team called in sick.

On
Since
Until
Next

When _____ us the final draft of the report?

you send
you will send
send you
will you send

Robert will stay at the job site until 6pm unless Tony _____ to replace him first.

came
would come
comes
had come

Mr. Weiss considers his company’s move to Canada to be _____.

success
successful
succeed
succeeded

Try to guess the definition of a word without looking it _____ in the dictionary.

out
over
up
through

The amount of _____ housing in the southern part of the city has increased in the last five years.

afforded
affords
affordable
affording

Russell doesn’t usually work on weekends. _____, he will make an exception for this client.

However
Although
Therefore
Meanwhile

_____ of us are going anywhere this weekend because there is too much work to do.

No one
Most
All
None

The manufacturing operation _____ smoothly while Ms. Kurtz was on vacation.

has run
is running
ran
runs

Choose the phrase that has the correct punctuation.
First I will send you the document ________________

. Then I will bill you.
: then I will bill you.
; then I will bill you.
then I will bill you.

Luckily, Mona remembered _____ an extra set of keys to give to Max.

to bring
bring
about bringing
bringing

Who _____ to inform him that his bid for the apartment renovation had been accepted?

Eric called
Did Eric call
Did call Eric
Called Eric

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes the taxi driver said.”
“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes.” The taxi driver said.
“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes” the taxi driver said.
“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes,” the taxi driver said.

.
After an hour, the mechanic was able to pull the tire _____ of the wheel.

out
apart
away
off

It’s important to put _____ into _____ of any new project.

time, planning
the time, the planning
the time, planning
time, the planning

Please forgive me _____ not informing you about the problems we were having with the new software.

on
with
for
about

_____ sent you to deliver the printer?

Where
When
Who
Why

No one has figured out exactly _____ caused the power failure.

what
they
how
that

___ twelve years, Opal Systems has been designing operating systems for government institutions.

In
By
For
During

Ricardo’s boss _____ him telling the client how to use the software.

encouraged
heard
reminded
told

The committee _____ the job of quality control to Karl Mertz.

assigned
invested
donated
contributed

If I _____ my vacation in March, I never would have met Mr. Edwards.

took
would take
take
had taken

Most people prefer sleeping at home _____ sleeping on an airplane.

from
with
for
to

Mr. Ibanez gave _____ calling Mr. Hansen after Mr. Hansen never responded to his messages.

in
out
over
up

Tomas decided to visit _____ sisters in Amsterdam in April.

its
her
his
their

_____ happened after I left work yesterday?

When
What
Where
How

Please continue to use the front entrance _____ a delivery is too large to fit through the door.

if
until
when
unless

Ms. Elkin had two bags with her when she arrived, _____?

hadn’t she
had she
didn’t she
did she

The new operating system should significantly reduce the _____ of time it takes to upload documents.

number
amount
size
quantity

_____ the switch on the back of the machine do?

What
Which
Which does
What does

The _____ for submissions to the design competition is March 3.

finish
goal
limit
deadline

Monday is a holiday, _____ Emily will contact you on Tuesday.

because
though
so
therefore

_____ our supplier’s shipment was late, I managed to get most of the order ready.

Despite
Although
Because
So

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger three hot dogs and an apple turnover.
The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger, three hot dogs, and an apple turnover.
The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than, a hamburger, three hot dogs, and an apple turnover.
The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger, three hot dogs and, an apple turnover.

Ms. Costas depends _____ three major accounts for most of her business.

for
on
in
after

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each other’s work.
Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each others’ work.
Everyone in the copywriting department, always checks eachother’s work.
Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each others work.

A huge traffic jam prevented Lila _____ getting to the airport on time

from
to
for
against

Mr. Yee shops at _____ hardware store in his area.

only
an only
the only
a only

_____________, I will have the report done by next week.

Either I take on another job or not
Whenever I take on another job or not
Whether I take on another job or not
Neither I take on another job or not

_____ is an important ingredient in any soup.

Salt
The salt
A salt
Some salt

Now that Ms. Brecht has retired, we all agree it will be difficult to _____ her.

restore
renew
revive
replace

The results of the study were inconclusive. _____, more research needs to be done.

Therefore
However
Rather
Althoug

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Sam’ dad’s truck was found without its wheels.
Sam’s dad’s truck was found without its wheels.
Sams dads truck was found without its wheels.
Sam’s dad’s truck was found without it’s wheels.

Our marketing strategy is based on _____ experience.

either data or
both data and
neither data nor
not only data also

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Steve Copeland

I started Dyna Themes to help people find the creative themes that best fits for your needs. I am an experienced developer and digital marketer, and I love writing!

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