We have now studied English for a long time and we have covered the entire range of topics, from parts of speech, vocabulary, tenses and subject-verb agreement to finites/non-finites. We have dealt with the nuances of grammar. We have seen how words from different parts of speech convert to perform the functions of other parts of speech. We have looked at sentences and their variations. We have seen how active and passive voices behave in certain situations. In this High English quiz, we put to the test our knowledge of English grammar by conducting an exercise known as gap filling.
A gap filling exercise is a great way to practise your English. This exercise will leave a gap to be filled by a word or group of words that fall into a particular category, and so test your knowledge. Here are some examples:
‘If they don't get angry ______ five minutes everything will be all right.’ This gap can be filled by the preposition ‘within’.
'Ranbir Kapoor is __ Indian actor.’ This gap can be filled by the article ‘an’.
‘How long ____________ to drive from Mumbai to Bangalore?’ This gap can be filled with ‘did it take you’, which is in simple past tense.
‘____________ to Sri Lanka three times.’ This gap can be filled by ‘They have been’, which is in present perfect tense.
‘You ____ be mad to spend so much money on a motorcycle.’ This gap can be filled with the positive modal verb, 'must'.
‘You __________ attend the ceremony if you don’t want to; it is optional.’ This gap can be filled with the negative modal phrase, ‘don’t have to’.
Doing these gap filling exercises will help you to run through all that we have learnt in the past and so test your knowledge of English grammar.