Grammar exercise | Correct the sentences

A part of the given sentence may be incorrect. From the given options, you have to choose the one that will make the sentence grammatically correct.

1.    The police said she was driving over 110 mph.

a)    Over
b)    At over
c)    At on
d)    At above

2.    Electricity cables stretch through the fields.

a)    Through
b)    Along
c)    On
d)    Across

3.    We often walk in the fields in the evening.

a)    over
b)    Across
c)    On
d)    In

4.    According to the timetable, the train gets on at 8.30.

a)    Gets in at
b)    Gets on at
c)    Gets up at
d)    Gets down at

5.    I am interested at learning to cook.

a)    To learn to cook
b)    In learn to cook
c)    at learning to cook
d)    In learning to cook

6.    It is important that everybody feels comfortable.

a)    That everybody shall feel comfortable
b)    That everybody should feel comfortable
c)    For everybody to feel comfortable
d)    That everybody feels comfortable

7.    It was a so warm day that I could hardly work.

a)    A so warm day
b)    So warm a day
c)    A warm so day
d)    A day so warm

8.    I like your so beautiful country.

a)    I like your country – it is so beautiful.
b)    I like so beautiful country.
c)    I like your so beautiful a country.
d)    I like your so beautiful country

9.    Under no circumstances children are allowed in the bar.

a)    Under no circumstances are children
b)    Children under no circumstances are
c)    Under no circumstances is children
d)    No circumstances are children under

10.    Some of us want a new system; and, not everybody agrees.

a)    Also
b)    And
c)    However
d)    Since

Answers

1. The police said she was driving at over 110 mph.

2. Electricity cables stretch over the fields.

3. We often walk over the fields in the evening.

4. According to the timetable, the train gets in at 8.30.

5. I am interested in learning to cook.

6. It is important that everybody should feel comfortable. / It is important that everybody feel comfortable. (The second sentence is an example of the subjunctive.)

7. It was so warm a day that I could hardly work.

8. I like your country – it is so beautiful.

9. Under no circumstances are children allowed in the bar.

10. Some of us want a new system; however, not everybody agrees.

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