Grammar Exercise for TOEFL and GRE

This grammar exercise tests your understanding of basic grammar rules. It contains the kind of questions asked in standardized tests like TOEFL, CAT and GRE.

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or expression.

1. We are looking for ………………………….

a) people skilled at design

b) people skilled in design

c) skilled at design people

d) skilled design people

2. She is …………………………. to refuse.

a) a polite person

b) too polite a person

c) a person too polite

3. ……………………… is he?

a) How good a singer

b) How a good singer

c) How good singer

d) None of these

4. We ………………………. to the hills in May.

a) used to always go

b) always used to go

c) used always to go

d) Either a) or b)

5. He is thirty …………………………

a) years old

b) years of age

c) years

d) Either a) or b)

e) Either b) or c)

6. I have invited ………………………..

a) every my friend

b) my every friend

c) every friend I have

d) All of these

7. I ………………………… to enter the room.

a) wasn’t let

b) wasn’t allowed

c) Either could be used here

8. …………………….. was there.

a) Almost nobody

b) Hardly anybody

c) Either could be used here

9. ‘I’ve got a headache.’ ‘I ………………………’

a) also have

b) have also

c) have too

d) All of these can be used here

10. He smokes too much, but at least he ………………………… too much.

a) doesn’t drink also

b) doesn’t also drink

c) also doesn’t drink

d) All of these can be used here

Answers

1. We are looking for people skilled at design.

2. She is too polite a person to refuse.

3. How good a singer is he?

4. We used to always go / always used to go to the hills in May.

5. He is thirty years old / of age.

6. I have invited every friend I have.

7. I wasn’t allowed to enter the room.

8. Almost nobody/hardly anybody was there.

9. ‘I’ve got a headache.’ ‘I have too.’

10. He smokes too much, but at least he doesn’t also drink too much.

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