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Basic Level Grammar Exercises with Answers in English

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Basic Level Grammar Exercises With Answers

Exercise 1

  1. The policeman looked ________ (angry) due to the noise in the police station.
  2. The Young lady spoke _______ (polite) to the waiter.
  3. She ____ (love) eating chocolate when she was a teenager.
  4. When he was kidnapped, he was taken to _____ (the/an) outskirts of our old town.
  5. My grandfather loves reading the newspaper. His favorite newspaper is _______ (the/a) World Times.
  6. He is very _____ (happy) today.
  7. Did he _____ (use to) smoke when he was young.
  8. Aliya was born in ____ (the/a) beautiful city of Italy.
  9. it was raining _____ (heavy) yesterday.
  10. I ____ (love) playing tennis when I was in college.

Exercise 2

  1. ______ (Does/ do) he play golf every weekend?
  2. The boy got _____ (serious) hurt in the car accident.
  3. His situation was very _____ (serious).
  4. When we were together in London, they ______ (fight) all time.
  5. John ________ (want) to study Italian.
  6. The phone is ringing. Wait, I ____ (am going to/ will) answer it.
  7. She had bought me _____ (the/ an) expensive necklace when we were ____ (in/at) Dubai.
  8. There is a huge store _____ (in/at) the end of the road.
  9. We ____ (used to live/ live) in a small apartment when I was younger.
  10. Aliya and Sara ____ (have/ has) short hair.

Exercise 3

  1. They _____ (go) to the cinema yesterday night.
  2. Ali is ____ (too/very) proud to apologize to the waiter.
  3. He ______ (buy) his favorite car many years ago.
  4. I was in the kitchen ______ (for/since) two hours.
  5. As I ________ (go) upstairs, I _______ two people talking.
  6. When we were appearing for CSS last year, we ____ (have to) stay up late at night to study.
  7. Where were you? I ______ (ring) the doorbell a thousand times.
  8. The weather ____ (be) stormy. So, we ________ (cancel) the picnic.
  9. I could not choose _______ (between/among) the two.
  10. What about _______ (take) a short break before we start the next exercise.

Exercise 4

  1. Since the surgery went well, he _____ (can/may) soon start _____ (walk).
  2. I have been studying _____ (since/for) 3 am.
  3. We are getting an increasingly ______ (huge/big) demand _______ (of/for) our new product.
  4. I ______ (feel) the fabric of that dress to see if it was soft enough.
  5. There is no point in _______ (wait). She might have left earlier.
  6. Aliya loves ______ (bak)
  7. The dinosaurs ________ (be think) to have existed several million years ago.
  8. _______ (Because/Although) we worked very hard, we could not defeat the opposite team.
  9. Have you _____ (ever/never) traveled on an airplane?
  10. Her old grandmother ______ (can/may) read and write. Even though she is eighty-three years old.

Exercise 5

  1. She looked up at me and asked “_____ (can/would) I come with you”.
  2. We _____ (will/must) not make the first move. It is an order from the general himself.
  3. He spends all day at home ______ (take) care of her mother.
  4. As you had given the wrong address, there was a delay ____ (in/for) delivery.
  5. He was ____ (hit) with a heavy object.
  6. Let the door be _____ (close).
  7. The spider was _____ (kill) by a stone.
  8. We have not met _____ (since/for) years.
  9. _____ (will/should) you take care of my dog for today?
  10. Undoubtedly, he is an expert ____ (in/on) cyber security.

Exercise 1: Answers

  1. The policeman looked angry due to the noise in the police station.
  2. The young lady spoke politely to the waiter.
  3. She loved eating chocolate when she was a teenager.
  4. When he was kidnapped, he was taken to the outskirts of our old town.
  5. My grandfather loves reading the newspaper. His favorite newspaper is the World Times.
  6. He is very happy today.
  7. Did he use to smoke when he was young?
  8. Aliya was born in a beautiful city in Italy.
  9. It was raining heavily yesterday.
  10. I loved playing tennis when I was in college.

Exercise 2: Answers

  1. Does he play golf every weekend?
  2. The boy got seriously hurt in the car accident.
  3. His situation was very serious.
  4. When we were in London, they fought all the time.
  5. John wants to study Italian.
  6. The is phone is ringing. Wait, I am going to answer it.
  7. She had bought me an expensive necklace when we were in Dubai.
  8. There is a huge store at the end of the road.
  9. We used to live in a small apartment when I was younger.
  10. Aliya and Sara have short hair.

Exercise 3: Answers

  1. They went to the cinema yesterday night.
  2. Ali is too proud to apologize to the waiter.
  3. He had bought his favorite car many years ago.
  4. I was in the kitchen for two hours.
  5. As I was going upstairs, I heard two people talking.
  6. When we were preparing for CSS last year, we had to stay up late at night to study.
  7. Where were you? I rang the bell a thousand times.
  8. The weather was stormy. So, we canceled the picnic.
  9. I could not choose between the two.
  10. What about taking a short break before we start the next exercise.

Exercise 4: Answers

  1. Since the surgery went well, he may soon start walking.
  2. I have been studying since 3 am.
  3. We are getting an increasingly huge demand for our new product.
  4. I felt the fabric of the dress to see if it is soft enough.
  5. There is no point in waiting. She might have left earlier.
  6. Aliya loves baking.
  7. The dinosaurs are thought to have existed several million years ago.
  8. Although we worked very hard, we could not defeat the opposite team.
  9. Have you ever traveled on an airplane?
  10. Her old grandmother can read and write. Even though she is eighty-three years old.

Exercise 5: Answers

  1. She looked up at me and asked “can I come with you”.
  2. We must not make the first move. It is an order from the general himself.
  3. He spends all day at home taking care of her mother.
  4. As you had given the wrong address, there was a delay in delivery.
  5. He was hit with a heavy object.
  6. Let the door be closed.
  7. The spider was killed by a stone.
  8. We have not met for years.
  9. Will you take care of my dog for today?
  10. Undoubtedly, he is an expert in cyber security.

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