MCQs on English Grammar 2


MCQs on English Grammar 2

MCQs on English Grammar 2

MCQs on English Grammar 2

Q. Choose the correct option from the alternatives given below each question.

101. Mr. Baruah’s house is over there. It is ————— big one with lots of coconut  trees in front of it.

(A) a

(B) an

(C) the

(D) any

Ans: (A)

102. Any unilateral action is a ———— undertaking.

(A) world-wide

(B) co-operative

(C) one-sided

(D) malicious

Ans: (C)

103. Only by change —————- that she had been copying my notes.

(A) discovered I

(B) did I discovered

(C) I had discovered

(D) I discovered

Ans: (D)

104. How ————— get back home if you lost your ticket?

(A) had you to

(B) might you

(C) would you

(D) have you

Ans: (A). MCQs on English Grammar 2

105. I benefited a great deal ———- taking that online training course.

(A) for

(B) with

(C) by

(D) from

Ans: (C)

106. You must phone us as soon as you ————- home.

(A) will have got

(B) will get

(C) are getting

(D) get

Ans: (D)

107. He could not —————– a moustache to the photo of the actress in the newspaper.

(A) resist for adding

(B) resist to add

(C) resist from adding

(D) resist adding

Ans: (C)

108. He crept in ————– his parents should wake up.

(A) otherwise

(B) lest

(C) unless

(D) or

Ans: (B)

109. We’ve been friends for years. I ———- him since I took admission in K. L. High School.

(A) have known

(B) am knowing

(C) knew

(D) know

Ans: (A)

110. What will she do when she ———– her results?

(A) would have

(B) will have

(C) has

(D) should have

Ans: (C)

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111. Only when I bent over ———– the pain get worse.

(A) must

(B) should

(C) did

(D) does

Ans: (D)

112. We are not —————— in such a noisy place.

(A) used to live

(B) use to live

(C) use to living

(D) used to living

Ans: (D)

113. ————– his parents speaks English.

(A) None of

(B) Neither of

(C) either

(D) None

Ans: (B)

114. What are you going to buy? “I am going to buy ———–.”

(A) a bread

(B) some bread

(C) a lot of bread

(D) both (B) & (C) 

Ans: (B)

115. What time did you arrive at the match? A little ———– than usual. 

(A) after

(B) late

(C) later

(D) delays

Ans: (C). MCQs on English Grammar 2

116. “The recent speech of the leader ‘augmented’ tension in the North-east.”  ‘Augmented’ means:

(A) increased

(B) segmented

(C) decreased

(D) divided

Ans: (A)

117. The children’s faces clearly expressed the frustration of the ‘baffled’. ‘Baffled’  means:

(A) noisy

(B) affluent

(C) deprived

(D) perplexed

Ans: (D)

118. He has the audacity to question his father’s decision. The word opposite in meaning to ‘audacity’ is:

(A) bravado

(B) cowardice

(C) courage

(D) pride

Ans: (B)

119. We have ample food for the party. The word opposite in meaning to ‘ample’  is:

(A) enough

(B) heavy

(C) meagre

(D) copious

Ans: (C)

120. A man with broad and international outlook  is called a ————–.

(A) globalist

(B) controversial

(C) cosmopolitan

(D) migrant

Ans: (C)

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121. Much of the attraction of cricket is due to the fact that it is a sport. Why is the  attraction?

(A) useful

(B) celebrity

(C) one-sided

(D) lucrative

Ans: (D)

122. Find the correctly spelt word:

(A) Facism

(B) Fascism

(C) Fasism

(D) Fascizm

Ans: (B)

123. Sita took her son to task for watching television. The meaning of the  underlined phrase is:

(A) Gave him the task of watching television

(B) Gave him a task to complete while watching television

(C) Scolded her son

(D) Did the son’s task by herself

Ans: (C)

124. The king ruled over his subjects with high hand. The meaning of the   undrlined phrase is:

(A) kindly

(B) oppressively

(C) with great knowledge

(D) with stupidity

Ans: (B). MCQs on English Grammar 2

125. Birds: Aviary::Bees: ?

(A) Apiary

(B) Hive

(C) Flower

(D) Honey

Ans: (B). MCQs on English Grammar 2

126. Choose the correct noun form in the following sentence: 

“Mastering basic computer skills is an important goal for younger students.”

(A) mastering

(B) important

(C) younger

(D) students

Ans: (D)

127. Each person in the room turned ———- head to the front when the  guest entered.

(A) their

(B) her

(C) his

(D) none of the above

Ans: (C)

128. The two words in the question have a certain relationship. Select the pair  which has the same relationship.


(A) First:second

(B) Present:past

(C) Contemporary: historic

(D) Successor:predecessor

Ans: (B)

129. The grammatically correct response to the question, “Are there many students  in the hall?” is:

(A) Yes, they are

(B) No, they aren’t

(C) yes, there are (D) no, there are not

Ans: (C)

130. You play tennis ——— I do.

(A) better than

(B) more well than

(C) more good than

(D) more well

Ans: (A)

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131. When two things are very alike, we say they are the ———— each other.

(A) same with

(B) same as

(C) same like

(D) same about

Ans: (A)

132. Mrs. and Mr. Bora ————— dinner at the moment.

(A) is having

(B) are having

(C) are eating

(D) B & C are correct.

Ans: (D)

133. The bomb ————- when he started the car.

(A) went over

(B) went on

(C) went out

(D) went off

Ans: (D)

134. He made me ———— for an hour.

(A) to wait

(B) wait

(C) waiting

(D) waited

Ans: (B)

135. You are good ———— nothing.

(A) at

(B) for

(C) by

(D) with

Ans: (B)

136. Fill the bottle ———- hot water.

(A) in

(B) by

(C) with

(D) of

Ans: (C)

137. The given sentence in direct narration has four choices in the indirect  narration. Choose the correct one:

He said, “I must go now.”

(A) He said that he must go then.

(B) He said that he had to go then.

(C) He said he must go now.

(D) He said that he had to go now.

Ans: (B). MCQs on English Grammar 2

138. All of them are jealous of —————.

(A) one another

(B) each other

(C) themselves

(D) them

Ans: (B)

139. He is junior ———– Akram.

(A) for

(B) to

(C) by

(D) on

Ans: (B)

140. Pick out the words that is opposite in meaning to the word given in  capitals:

Deforestation destroys the HABITAT of many species of animals and birds.

(A) locality

(B) habits

(C) area

(D) home

Ans: (D)

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141. The boy was fined for his ‘Unruly” conduct. What is the appropriate meaning  of the word “Unruly?”

(A) noisy

(B) sudden

(C) irritating

(D) disobedient

Ans: (D)

142. My mother has become very ‘feeble’. What is the meaning of the word ‘feeble?”

(A) lean

(B) fat

(C) weak

(D) strong

Ans: (C)

143. The abrupt stopping of the car annoyed us. What is the meaning of the word  ‘abrupt’?

(A) noisy

(B) irritating

(C) sudden

(D) at once

Ans: (C)

144. There are four sentences given below. Find out the correct one.

(A) Wait here until do not come back.

(B) Wait here still I come back.

(C) Wait here as long as I come back.

(D) Wait here until I come back.

Ans: (D)

145. Choose the best answer to fill in the blank of the following:

Seema got sick a week ago. She is still sick. Seema ————- for a week.

(A) was sick

(B) has been sick

(C) was getting sick

(D) might be sick

Ans: (B)

146. Which is  the appropriate answer to the question below:

“Does he look like Shahrukh Khan?”

(A) Yes, he does.

(B) No, he does not.

(C) Yes, he looks like Shahrukh Khan.

(D) Yes, he is looking like Shahrukh Khan.

Ans: (C)

147. I had heard the news before you ——– me about it.

(A) had told

(B) told

(C) have told

(D) were telling

Ans: (B)

148. Of Charles Dicken’s many novels, ‘Great Expectation’ is perhaps ———- to many readers.

(A) the most satisfying one

(B) most satisfying one

(C) more than satisfying one

(D) the more satisfying one

Ans: (A). MCQs on English Grammar 2

149. This is the best performance of Tagore’s ‘Chitrangada’ that I ——– in years.

(A) had seen

(B) saw

(C) have seen

(D) see

Ans: (C)

150. Total weight of all the ants in the world is much greater than ———-.

(A) all human beings

(B) the human beings

(C) that of all human beings

(D) to all human beings

Ans: (C)

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151. Put plants ————— a window so that they will get enough light.

(A) near to

(B) near of

(C) next to

(D) nearly

Ans: (A)

152. You like sweets ———-.

(A) and I too

(B) and me too

(C) and I do either

(D) and so do I

Ans: (D)

153. Next time you ———— to my house, you must bring that book.

(A) will come

(B) are coming

(C) may come

(D) come

Ans: (D)

154. If I had taken your advice, I ————– a better life.

(A) would have had

(B) will have

(C) shall have

(D) would have

Ans: (D)

155. ”The teacher gave me a pen.” Find out the indirect object in the sentence.

(A) pen

(B) me

(C) teacher

(D) a pen

Ans: (B)

156. Your master will like you if you are ‘diligent’. ‘Diligent’ means:

(A) obedient

(B) sincere

(C) hard-working

(D) honest

Ans: (C)

157. I asked my teacher whether I ———– join the tutorial class.

(A) would

(B) can

(C) could

(D) will

Ans: (C). MCQs on English Grammar 2

158. There may be as ——— as ten guests to the dinner.

(A) many

(B) much

(C) few

(D) more

Ans: (A)

159. My friend’s father is a ————- officer.

(A) navaal

(B) navel

(C) naval

(D) navyal

Ans: (C)

160. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active voice. Select the choice which best expresses the sentence in the passive voice.

“Assam grows tea.”

(A) Let the tea be grown in Assam.

(B) Tea is being grown in Assam.

(C) Tea grows in assam.

(D) Tea is grown in Assam.

Ans: (D)

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161.“Who teaches you English?” Choose the correct one from the following for  the passive form of the sentence.

(A) English is taught by whom?

(B) By whom will you be taught English?

(C) By whom were you taught English?

(D) By whom are you taught English?

Ans: (D)

162. A question has been given in direct speech. Select  the choice which best expresses the sentence in indirect speech:

“Please don’t go away’’, She said.

(A) She requested me not to go away.

(B) She told me not to go away.

(C) She begged me that I not go away. 

(D) She ordered me not to go away.

Ans: (A)

163. The adverb form of ‘quite’ is ————-.

(A) quitely

(B) quiteness.

(C) quited

(D) quitting

Ans: (A). MCQs on English Grammar 2

164. In the following sentence you are required to  find synonyms for the  underlined word. Choose the option which best expresses the same meaning.

“The cyclone had blown some of the cars to funny places.”

(A) laughable

(B) humourous

(C) odd

(D) interesting

Ans: (C)

165. Select the proper prefix for word: ‘-large’.

(A) in

(B) on

(C) out

(D) en

Ans: (D)

166. Arrange the numbers in ‘ascending order’. Here ‘ascending order’  means:

(A) from small to big

(B) Decreasing

(C) from big to small

(D) inverse

Ans: (A)

167. We received a ‘cordial’ welcome. What is the meaning of the word’ cordial’ in the sentence?

(A) official

(B) smiling

(C) happy

(D) cold

Ans: (B)

168. There are people who don’t get a square meal in a day. Here ‘square meal’  means:

(A) four times a normal meal

(B) a meal four persons

(C) a full meal

(D) a meal in a five star hotel

Ans: (A). MCQs on English Grammar 2

169. “You drive me crazy”- means:

(A) an irresponsible driver

(B) a driver who is mad

(C) To greatly irritate or annoy someone

(D) a good driver

Ans: (C)

170. Choose the sentence that contains grammatical errors in the following questions:

(A) He’s just gone out.

(B) I’ve never seen her.

(C) I have known them in 2001.

(D) He has watched the programme before.

Ans: (C)

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171. Fill in the blanks with appropriate choice:

“Because ——— tourists were visiting the spot, the government decides to close.

(A) the few

(B) a few

(C) few

(D) only the few

Ans: (C)

172. I have no map. That is why I  got  lost.  If I —– a map   I ——- all right.

(A) have / will be

(B) had / would be

(C) had had / would have been

(D) a & b

Ans: (B). MCQs on English Grammar 2

173.  We asked him what countries he ———-.

(A) had been visited

(B) has been visiting

(C) visited

(D) had visited

Ans: (D)

174. I could not resist ———- him why he was trying ——– meeting me.

(A) asking / to avoid

(B) asking / avoiding

(C) to ask / to avoid

(D) to ask / avoiding

Ans: (C)

175. You had better ———– English hard.

(A) to study

(B) studying

(C) study

(D) studied

Ans: (C). MCQs on English Grammar 2

176. Choose the one that has different meaning from the others.

(A) You can wear the seat belt.

(B) You have to wear the seat belt.

(C) You must wear the seat belt.

(D) You ought to wear the seat belt.

Ans: (D)

177. He drives very carefully. He never drives very fast. He ——— be a good  driver.

(A) seems

(B) definitely

(C) must

(D) should

Ans: (C)

178. Choose the answer that fits both  the blanks in the following two sentences.

(i) ———- I use your pen?

(ii) If you go to bed late, you ————- be tired in the morning.

(A) will

(B) shall

(C) should

(D) may

Ans: (D). MCQs on English Grammar 2

179. The sentence “She agreed to my proposal” -can be written in passive voice as:

(A) My proposal was agreed to.

(B) My proposal had been agred to by her.

(C) My agreement was proposed to her by her.

(D) She has been agreed to my proposal.

Ans: (A)

180. The police broke ———– the temple when they got information that a terrorist was hiding in it.

(A) into

(B) up

(C) off

(D) out

Ans: (A)

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181. You have to enter ——– the date of birth in the job application form.

(A) into

(B) in

(C) on

(D) no preposition

Ans: (D)

182. ———– two thousand people joined the strike.

(A) No less than

(B) Not many than

(C) No little than

(D) No fewer than

Ans: (D)

183.The given sentence in Indirect Narration has four choices in the Direct Narration. Choose the correct one.

“Father advised  me to be slow and steady.”

(A) Father said to me, “Son, you must be slow and steady.”

(B) Father said to me, “Be slow and steady.”

(C) Father said to me, “You should be slow and steady.”

(D) Father said to me, “Why can’t you be slow and steasdy?”

Ans: (B). MCQs on English Grammar 2

184. The prisoner made an abortive attempt to escape from the jail. ‘Abortive’  means:

(A) successful

(B) illegal

(C) futile

(D) secret

Ans: (C)

185.  Act of vandalism in the school campus can not be tolerated. ‘Vandalism’ means:

(A) ragging

(B) late-coming

(C) disturbance

(D) violence

Ans: (D)

186. Wood is ‘opaque’, but glass is ————–. Choose the word opposite in meaning  to the word ‘opaque’.

(A) soft

(B) transparent

(C) hard

(D) smooth

Ans: (B). MCQs on English Grammar 2

187. His attitude is very hostile. The opposite of ‘hostile’ is —-.

(A) kind

(B) friendly

(C) helpful

(D) aggressive

Ans: (B)

188. Only a dare devil can try this bike. ‘Dare devil’ means:

(A) a foolish person

(B) a rich person

(C) a fearless person

(D) a terrorist

Ans: (C). MCQs on English Grammar 2

189. The Latin phrase ‘ad interim’ means:

(A) the middle portion

(B) unnecessary interference

(C) in the mean time

(D) none of these

Ans: (C)

190. Choose the option that gives the correct sense of the idioms/ phrase in the following sentence:

He does his works ‘by fits and starts’.

(A) irregularly

(B) inattentively

(C) sincerely

(D) regularly

Ans: (A)

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191. In a nuts shell it is the story. What does the phrase ‘in a nuts shell’ means:

(A) detail

(B) truly

(C) in brief

(D) none of these

Ans: (C). MCQs on English Grammar 2

192. Pick out the correct one:

(A) Every poet is not Rabindranath.

(B) Every poet is not a Rabindranath.

(C) Every poet is not the Rabindranath.

(D) None of the above is correct.

Ans: (B)

193. Pick out the correct one:

(A) Each of the girls was given a rose.

(B) Each of the girl was given a rose.

(C) Each of the girls were given roses.

(D) Each of the girl was given a rose.

Ans: (A). MCQs on English Grammar 2

194. A ‘box’ is to boxes while an ‘ox’ is to ———–.

(A) oxes

(B) oxen

(C) oxess

(D) ex

Ans: (B)

195. An empty vessel sound ————-.

(A) less

(B) many

(C) much

(D) more

Ans: (C)

196. Use appropriate word for the blank of the sentence given below:

Your coat needs ————-.

(A) to wash

(B) washing

(C) about to wash

(D) none of the above

Ans: (B)

197. I took him ——– our guest.

(A) for

(B) to

(C) as

(D) after

Ans: (A). MCQs on English Grammar 2

198. We eat so that we —— live.

(A) must

(B) could

(C) may

(D) should

Ans: (C)

199. We were all surprised ————– the news.

(A) by

(B) at

(C) with

(D) for

Ans: (B). MCQs on English Grammar 2

200. Hardly had we reached school ———- the bell rang.

(A) then

(B) when

(C) than

(D) and

Ans: (C) 0 0 0.

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