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ENGLISH QUIZ: Do you make these mistakes?

Last updated on: April 25, 2013 18:22 IST


Take this quiz and test your English language skills. Illustration by Dominic Xavier

Over the last few months, we have been trying to educate you about common blunders in the English language and how you can avoid them.

Would you like your tea hot or more hotter?

Sir, can I please come in?

Anyways, let's go ahead with the plan.

Can you make out which of the above sentences is correct?

Take the quiz and find out if you have made any improvement from the last time.

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ENGLISH QUIZ: Do you make these mistakes?


1. Pooja is married ______ a lawyer.
1) with
2) to
3) into

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2. The secretary is the one ______ will be able to answer your questions.
1) who
2) whom
3) that

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3. I attended the reunion, but did not meet ______ I know.
1) no one
2) anyone
3) nobody

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4. This room gets ______ during the day.
1) more warmer
2) warmer
3) most warmer

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5. If I ever ______ to Mumbai, I will call you.
1) will come
2) come
3) came

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6. ______, there's nothing Raj can do to salvage the situation now -- it's too late.
1) anyway
2) any which way
3) anyways

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7. I will ______ to your e-mail tomorrow.
1) reply back
2) reply
3) rewrite

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8. If she exercises regularly, she will definitely ______ weight.
1) loose
2) lose
3) have lost

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9. The whole group ______ going to visit the museum tomorrow.
1) is
2) are
3) will

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10. ______ difficult to tell whether it will rain or not.
1) It's being
2) Its
3) It's

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11. Rita has been teaching at this institute ______ 12 years now.
1) since
2) for
3) about

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12. You will find that ______ people visit the botanical gardens in winter.
1) less
2) few
3) little

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13. Please don't punish the children, ______ innocent.
1) they're
2) their
3) there

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14. Mary is the ______ of the four sisters.
1) eldest
2) older
3) younger

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15. Our wedding anniversary ______ the third Saturday in September this year.
1) falls on
2) falls in
3) comes

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