English MCQs

English Comprehension

Quiz # 3, MCQs

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  1. 1)

    Choose the best available substitute word for the following root/prefix:

    • A) day
    • B) month
    • C) minute
    • D) year

  2. 2)

    “Could I come over at _____ three _____ four o'clock?” asked Joan.

    • A) either...or
    • B) neither...nor
    • C) neither...or
    • D) either...then

  3. 3)

    Select the option that best describes the sentence.
    Bruno, on the other hand, likes the view that he gets from the log cabin up in the mountains, and he enjoys hiking in the forest.

    • A) Compound-Complex Sentence
    • B) Complex Sentence
    • C) Simple Sentence
    • D) Compound Sentence

  4. 4)

    The children are tired _____ happy after their trip to the zoo.

    • A) but
    • B) if
    • C) when
    • D) as

  5. 5)

    Identify the correct sentence with properly placed commas.

    • A) Unlike other years, we will have an early spring, I expect, this year.
    • B) Unlike other years, we will have, an early spring, I expect this year.
    • C) Unlike other years, we will have, an early spring, I expect, this year.
    • D) Unlike other years, we will have an early spring I expect this year.

  6. 6)

    Airport x-ray devices _______ designed more carefully in order to detect the more sophisticated forms of explosive materials that are now produced.

    • A) must have been being
    • B) must
    • C) must be
    • D) must have been

  7. 7)

    What is true of the following sentence?
    "Whereas, no one could believe that she had married him."

    • A) It is a comma splice.
    • B) It is a compound sentence.
    • C) It is a compound-complex sentence.
    • D) It is a sentence fragment.

  8. 8)

    ....... Get tired of answering the same questions every day?

    • A) Do you ever
    • B) Had you ever
    • C) Are you ever
    • D) Have you ever

  9. 9)

    Identify the best answer which is not a synonym for the word 'relationship'.

    • A) filiations
    • B) nescience
    • C) cognation
    • D) homology

  10. 10)

    If you're coming tonight, could you bring ......... some CDs

    • A) on
    • B) over
    • C) up
    • D) in