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ENGLISH QUIZ: Can YOU crack these quantifiers?

Last updated on: October 18, 2012 18:07 IST

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Answer these questions and find out just how good you are with quantification in English grammar! Illustration: Uttam Ghosh

'Make sure every door is locked.'

'A lot of the food went to waste.'

'I don't know much about wines.'

The words italicised in the above sentences are quantifiers, a type of determiner in grammar that indicates quantity.

Fill in the blanks for each sentence in the following pages with the appropriate quantifier.

Answers are provided upon submission of results on each page and you can draw your own conclusions about your performance!

Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
______ of the apples have ripened, so help yourself to one.
1) a few
2) any
3) every



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
The flower show had ______ hybrid varieties of the desert rose on display.
1) much
2) a lot
3) several



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
The boss expected ______ positive feedback from his employees, rather than honest opinions.
1) a little
2) a lot of
3) much



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
I've told Karl to visit the school counsellor ______ times, but my advice keeps falling on deaf ears.
1) many
2) some
3) most



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
Not ______ people would react in the same manner to a similar situation.
1) some
2) all
3) few



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Fill in the blanks with the correct quantifier:
Pick ______ kind of cheese you want; I like ______ of them.
1) many, all
2) any, all
3) all, few



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
______ of Divya's friends are studying abroad, so it's not surprising that she wants to as well.
1) most
2) any
3) little



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
There is ______ pie left over, you'll find it in the fridge.
1) all
2) a lot
3) some



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
How ______ wood would a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
1) little
2) much
3) many



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
There are ______ bottles of wine on the top shelf in the cellar.
1) much
2) a few
3) lots



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
Her father needs ______ money to pay off this massive debt.
1) a lot of
2) many
3) a few



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
I think we have done ______ shopping for one day, don't you?
1) enough
2) more
3) some



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
She's got wrinkles at such a young age because of ______ sun exposure.
1) lot of
2) many
3) too much



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
Rishi ended up buying ______ furniture at the flea market.
1) less
2) too much
3) many



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
Professor Das has a reputation when it comes to burdening the children with ______ homework.
1) a little
2) a lot of
3) some



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
It seems to me that three eggs should be ______ to prepare a two pound cake.
1) enough
2) much
3) a lot of



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
Turtles are low maintenance pets; they don't require ______ care.
1) less
2) more
3) much



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
His wife pays ______ of attention to ______ money he spends each week.
1) less, more
2) a lot, how much
3) more, less



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
______ people know as much about astronomy as Dr Reddy does.
1) few
2) less
3) more



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Fill in the blank with the correct quantifier:
She doesn't get along with ______ of her colleagues.
1) none
2) some
3) every



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