English Grammar And Vocabulary Exercise

Test your grammar and vocabulary skills with this exercise. Write your answers on a piece of paper and check them with the answers given at the end of this page.

1. The first …………………. of the project has been completed.

a) face
b) phase
c) farce
d) phace

2. You must be prepared to put up ………………….. any difficulty.

a) on
b) with
c) by
d) of

3. A stitch in time saves ………………….

a) five
b) eight
c) nine
d) two

4. If you want to save money, you must ………………….. your expenditure.

a) put up with
b) cut down on
c) put down on
d) none of these

5. We had a meeting yesterday. Change into negative.

a) We hadn’t a meeting yesterday.
b) We didn’t have a meeting yesterday.
c) We do not have a meeting yesterday.
d) We did have not a meeting yesterday.

6. For many years, the continent of Africa remained ………………….. and …………………..

a) explored, unknown
b) accessible, explored
c) unexplored, unknown
d) unexplored, barren

7. Dense forests, savage wild animals and hostile tribals made the interior parts of Africa ………………….. to people from the ………………….. world.

a) accessible, developed
b) inaccessible, civilized
c) attractive, developed
d) enigmatic, modern

8. Many people ………………….. tried to explore the land could not survive.

a) whom
b) who
c) that
d) who or that

9. David Livingstone not only explored parts of Africa but also lived and worked among the tribal people bringing them closer ………………….. social milieu.

a) with
b) at
c) to
d) for

10. Many people who tried to explore Africa were only interested in …………………. its rich natural ………………..

a) utilizing, reserves
b) consuming, reserves
c) buying, deposits
d) exploiting, resources

Answers

1. The first phase of the project has been completed.

2. You must be prepared to put up with any difficulty.

3. A stitch in time saves nine.

4. If you want to save money, you must cut down on your expenditure.

5. We had a meeting yesterday. Change into negative.

b) We didn’t have a meeting yesterday.

6. For many years, the continent of Africa remained unexplored and unknown.

7. Dense forests, savage wild animals and hostile tribals made the interior parts of Africa inaccessible to people from the civilized world.

8. Many people who tried to explore the land could not survive.

9. David Livingstone not only explored parts of Africa but also lived and worked among the tribal people bringing them closer to social milieu.

10. Many people who tried to explore Africa were only interested in exploiting its rich natural resources. 

1. Phase

2. With

3. Nine

4. Cut down on

5. We didn’t have a meeting yesterday.

6. Unexplored, unknown

7. Inaccessible, civilized

8. Who

9. To

10. Exploiting, resources

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