Questions with Correct answers are in Bold. 

If the hotel has no vacancy, you can stay with ____. 

ours

our

we

us 

This house doesn’t have an attic, ____? 

won’t it

doesn’t it

it does

does it 

_______ Julie’s car was brand new, it had mechanical problems. 

As though

So that

In order that

Even though 

How many guests are we expecting ___ 

.

!

,

I will present first unless someone _____ the agenda. 

will change

changes 

would change

will have changed

____ coming with us, right? 

Your

You

Yours

You’re 

Jan didn’t like _____ the food on the menu. 

each of

every of

many of

most of 

What ______ about your performance? 

say she did

she did say

did she say 

did say she

_____ the name of your new boss? 

Why’s

Whose

What’s 

Which is

____ roof has sprung a leak. 

The 

An

A lot of

Some

The game show was hosted by an actor ____ name I can’t recall.

whom

who

whose 

which

Remember _____ the garage after ______ your project. 

closing, finishing

closing, to finish

to close, finishing 

to close, finish

The company decided ___ logo was outdated. 

it’s

it

its 

itself

By next month, the company ______ 2,000 self-driving cars. 

sells

will have sold 

sold

has sold

In my opinion, pistachios are better _____ almonds. 

as

than 

before

though

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

“I’ll meet you there” said Jonathan.

“I’ll meet you there,” said Jonathan.

“I’ll meet you there”, said Jonathan. 

“I’ll meet you there.” said Jonathan.

Every minute of the play was _____. 

memorably

memory

memorizing

memorable 

We are looking to hire someone who has a strong _____ in management. 

training 

past

background

history

No, I didn’t turn ____ the radio. 

at

on 

out

of

I don’t want to go in; there’s a massive ______. 

cue

queue 

clue

chain

_____ the football team is in peak condition. 

Every

Some

Each

Most of 

I think you used too _____ salt in your sauce. 

many

a lot

much 

large

When my husband comes home, ______ to dinner. 

we will go 

we would go

we would be going

we would have gone

Even if we work until midnight, we ____ miss the deadline. 

we have

we have still

still

will still 

Jorge is talented _______ in English, Spanish, and French.

to write

at writing 

on writing

for writing

______ would you like to have the couch delivered? 

What

Whether

Who

When 

I’ll let you know _____ we arrive. 

until

when 

so

whereas

I will be there on time unless my flight ______. 

will have been delayed

was delayed

is delayed 

would be delayed

Could you do ____ a favor? 

we

ours

us 

ourselves

I usually eat healthy, ______ I love the occasional slice of pizza. 

as

wherever

although 

because

Kwame will have hidden the presents _____ we get there. 

as

even though

since

before 

_____ wasn’t the garage closed last night? 

Why 

Whether

Who

What

Without practice, our team will ____ to the Tigers.

loose

lose 

lost

losing

Dad won’t remember to bring the gifts unless _____ him. 

you will ask

you ask 

you had asked

you would ask

By 2021, Marcia ______ her second degree. 

is finishing

will finish 

finishes

finish

The principal wants to have a meeting _____ Billy’s behavior. 

because

except

about 

for

As soon as you wake up, you ____ to take the dog out. 

would need

need 

have needed

had needed

After a three-hour delay, the food still ______. 

won’t arrive

isn’t arrived

hasn’t arrived 

can’t arrive

You should be more ______ in class. 

attentive 

attentiveness

attentively

attention

During the hurricane, Jose’s home suffered a lot of ______. 

the damage

a damage

damage 

an damage

One of his least favorite job duties is _____ presentations. 

giving 

to give

of giving

give

If Janine had given you constructive feedback, what _______ said? 

can you have

will you have

would you have 

would you

To join the organization, you need a lot of ______. 

money 

the money

each money

some money

Which answer is correct? 

My ____ engine is making a strange sound. 

car’s 

cars

cars’

car’s’

There’s an extra coffee mug ____ the counter. 

in

on 

because

about

Malik hasn’t called you today, _____ he? 

has 

did

hasn’t

didn’t

All of the supplies on the table are for ____. 

I

my

mine

me 

Once you finish your paperwork ___ bring it back to the reception desk. 

;

:

.

The dog is sleeping _____ the table. 

in

down

underneath 

as

You don’t happen to have a pen, ____? 

don’t you

will you

do you 

won’t you

We can only serve beer ____ wine at the event. 

nor

or 

for

unless

I finally feel ____ enough to return to work. 

better

best

well 

finer

_____ new store just opened last week. 

They’re

Their 

Theirs

It’s

_____ I win the lottery, I still want to work. 

As if

Even if 

In order that

So that

You have to take ____ of your medicine to feel better. 

each 

all

every

any

______ it rains, the garage floods. 

Every time 

Although

As far as

In order that

Gerard’s favorite activity on Sundays is ______. 

for sleeping

in sleeping

to sleep

sleeping 

How ____ milk is needed for this recipe? 

much 

many

plenty

lots of

If we would have left earlier, we ______ on time. 

will have arrived

would have arrived 

arrived

will arrive

Mr. Evans gave everyone a cupcake as a ____ gesture. 

nice 

nicely

nicer

nicest

Angus sprinted _____ the finish line. 

till

up

toward 

on

Gretchen agreed ______ me with my philosophy homework. 

helping

for helping

to help 

at helping

Did you hear about what ______ to the Smith family? 

is happened

has happening

happened 

happening

The pest control team will arrive _____ 10 a.m. 

on

for

in

at 

I’m going to sleep now because I’m _____ tired. 

much

very 

a lot

many

You are ____ to read the book of your choosing. 

freely

free 

freer

freeing

I will attend the meeting _____ Mr. Williams. 

in case of

in front of

by means of

in place of 

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

June will present chapter one, and Josh will present the rest.

June will present chapter one and Josh will present the rest. 

June will present chapter one and Josh will present, the rest.

June will present, chapter one and Josh will present the rest.

Sometimes, it’s dangerous to cook with _____. 

the heat 

heat

a heat

that heat

There’s no point _____ the truth. 

to deny

in denying 

deny

for denying

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

After I graduate I’ll move back to Nebraska.

After, I graduate I’ll move back to Nebraska.

After I graduate, I’ll move back to Nebraska. 

After I graduate I’ll, move back to Nebraska.

_____ were upset about _____ extra homework. 

Students, much

The students, the 

The students, many

Students, many

____ don’t usually like the same movies. 

Them

They 

Me

She

We’ll find Gemma’s teddy bear, ______ it is. 

whereas

whenever

wherever 

where

When are you going to buy ____ new car? 

an

those

more

I would have cleaned the house if I ______ you were coming. 

had known 

know

will have known

have known

I ______ the writer’s conference last year. 

have attended

attended 

am attending

will attend

Most of the movie was shot in the _____. 

desert 

dessert

bare

barren

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

How many siblings do you have.

How many siblings do you have,

How many siblings do you have? 

How many siblings do you have!

The hospital needs more _____ with ______ in neurology. 

the doctors, the experience

doctors, the experience

doctors, experience 

the doctors, experience

Carol will be successful because she writes ______. 

beautiful

beautifully 

beauty

beauteous

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

I returned the sweater, with the black sequins, yesterday.

I returned, the sweater, with the black sequins, yesterday.

I returned the sweater with the black sequins yesterday. 

I returned the sweater with the black sequins, yesterday.

_____ assigned this project to you on such short notice? 

How

Who 

Why

What

Please be sure ______ your phone while _______. 

turning off, driving

to turn off, drive

turning off, drive

to turn off, driving 

____ the weather, we have to leave today. 

In lieu of 

Regardless of

Since

Until

If you don’t feel well, you should ____ down. 

lay

rest

lie 

sleep

_____ a bad ninth inning, the team still won. 

Against

Instead of

Despite 

With

I refuse to _______ Chester’s apology. 

accepted

accept 

accepting

have accepted

_____ it rains today, we’ll have to move the party indoors. 

But

If 

For

As

You haven’t seen my car keys, _____? 

did you

have you 

you have

you did

If the power goes out, we _____ to use the backup generator. 

will have 

will have had

had

will had

Mr. Weaver was accused ____ falsifying records. 

of 

for

at

to

A protestor climbed _____ the stage during the ceremony. 

to

for

onto 

with

The sale only _____ to select products. 

goes

works

applies 

administers

The Queen’s ____ has lasted for several decades. 

reign 

rein

rain

helm

I’ll be there ______ I can. 

as though

as far as

as soon as 

in order that

I’m happy to announce that Ms. Williamson ______ the position. 

has accepted 

accept

accepting

will have accepted

Did you remember _____ the oven when you finished? 

turning off

to turn off 

on turning off

turn off

Figure it out amongst ______. 

yours

yourselves 

yourself

themselves

During the heist, the thief risked _____ caught. 

on being 

of being

to be

being

If I buy the tickets, ______ buy the popcorn? 

you can

you will

you

will you 

If your phone stops working, ______ a new one? 

you would have gotten

will you have gotten

will you get 

you will get

When you’re done, _____ your books to your room. 

bring

lift

send

take 

To ___ does this coat belong? 

who

what

whomever

whom 

Meredith really enjoys _____ satire. 

writing

to write 

on writing

for writing

Which answer is correct? 

The Burj Khalifa is the ____ tallest building. 

worlds

world

world’s 

worlds’

_____ Billy failed the test, he still passed the class. 

Whereas

Unless

Even though 

As

It was the ____ movie Jean had ever seen. 

worst 

worse

bad

badly

The college needs a professor ___ specializes in economics. 

that

which

who 

whom

We don’t like selfies because we don’t know how to take pictures of _____. 

ours

yourselves

us

ourselves 

I wish Jeremy ____ us about the meeting before today. 

had told 

told

will tell

would tell

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Sean, the youngest of six, was the familys only college graduate.

Sean the youngest of six, was the family’s only college graduate.

Sean, the youngest of six was the familys only college graduate.

Sean, the youngest of six, was the family’s only college graduate. 

The venue changed, but ____ closer to home. 

it’s 

its

its’

it

High pitched sounds in the recording are _____ audible, but they can be heard at 

high volume. 

specifically

easy

rather

barely 

Jessie asked ___ “What are you guys doing after class?” 

.

;

?

When the TV show ends, _____ give you my undivided attention. 

I would

I will have

I will 

I

You should slice the pizza _____ so everyone gets a slice. 

equally 

equal

even

equivalent

____ need to pick a dessert for the reception. 

Us

Our

Ourselves

We 

No one is allowed in the building _____ they show their ID badge. 

unless 

without

as long as

in case

_____ Phyllis angry with us for making too much noise? 

Why

Weren’t

Were

Was 

I’d like to accept this award _________ Vanessa, who couldn’t be here tonight. 

despite

in spite of

with regard to

on behalf of 

We can’t take the dog _____ while there’s lightning. 

outside 

out of

about

during

If I earn a bonus this year, I ______ to Italy. 

will have traveled

will travel 

traveled

would have traveled

Bradley will need help _____ the first semester. 

on

into

at

throughout 

There weren’t any violations, ____? 

weren’t there

were there 

there were

there weren’t

Our family plans ______ to Mexico for the summer. 

going

to go

go

of going 

Charles ran ____ the building before the rain started. 

by

into 

in

within

Everyone entered the contest _____ Jill. 

since

into

for

except 

When ______ first place, my parents will be so proud. 

I win 

I would win

I will win

I had won

At noon, the board will announce ____ has been appointed as CEO. 

what

how

who 

whom

Can someone please pass ____ bread? 

each

an

a

the 

The room feels crowded because there are ________ people in here. 

too much

so much

too many 

much

_____ you going on vacation in April? 

Isn’t

Are 

Did

Why

We’re not going on vacation ____ August. 

since

although

for

until 

Caleb’s parents have a meeting with the _____ today. 

principle

dominant

first

principal 

Next Friday, the restaurant ______ at 4 p.m. for dinner. 

will open 

has opened

opened

open

Let me know ______ you’d like to go to dinner. 

when 

so that

unless

as though

Take an extra layer in case _____ cold in the auditorium. 

it is 

it will be

it would be

it would have been

_______ is this sweater fashionable, _____ it’s also ethically made. 

Neither, nor

Not only, but 

Just as, so

Rather, than

We can’t leave _____ the driveway is blocked. 

as though

where

for

because 

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Mr. Williams introduced us to Peter, a new student from Denmark. 

Mr. Williams introduced us to Peter a new student from Denmark.

Mr. Williams introduced us to Peter a new student, from Denmark.

Mr. Williams, introduced us to Peter a new student from Denmark.

For stronger bones, your son should drink ____ milk. 

a

the

a lot of 

that

It’s a nice house, ____ it’s not my top choice. 

so

nor

or

but 

Professor Grant thought the presentation was _______ unacceptable. 

completely 

complete

completing

completed

I’d like a coffee ____ a tea. 

except for

instead of 

in case of

on top of

The entire room is reserved for ___. 

we

our

us 

ourselves

Bruce studied hard, ____ he thought the exam was easy. 

or

while

so 

since

The security guard stopped the thief ____ stealing two sweaters. 

from 

of

in

with

I’ve made arrangements ______ at a five-star resort. 

to stay 

for staying

on staying

in staying

____ bag ripped because it was too full. 

He

His 

Him

Himself

I was ____ surprised that my contract was renewed. 

very 

much

a lot

many

Aunt Ann walked ____ for one hour. 

quick

abrupt

brisk

briskly 

My brother’s sense of humor is nothing ____ mine. 

like 

as

than

on

Georgia ______ there for 15 years. 

is working 

works

working

has worked

Charlie’s letter ____ that he was homesick. 

inferred 

designated

implied

involved

We should _____ the meeting at 8 a.m. sharp. 

start

starting

started

be starting 

Try to _____ in on what the author is saying in the article. 

sharpen

look 

home

hone

It wasn’t _____ film of the year, but it still won _____. 

the best, awards

best, awards

best, much awards

the best, the awards 

We’ll stay at Grandma’s house ____ our visit. 

during 

in

along

through

After the party ____ we should head home. 

.

;

!

My flight is delayed because the aircraft ______ yet. 

isn’t arriving

hasn’t arrived 

isn’t arrived

doesn’t arrive

I _____ into an old friend from high school last night. 

ran 

run

was running

had run

We have ____ food to feed the entire family. 

any

plenty of 

many

few

The ______ new house had a finished basement with a wine cellar. 

Johnson’s

Johnsons’ 

Johnsons

Johnsons’s

Next August, the entire cast ______ to France for the premiere. 

had traveled

was traveling

traveled

will travel 

I’ve loved reading _____ I was just 5 years old. 

because

though

after

since 

We’ll need five more plates _____ what we already have. 

on

next to

past

in addition to 

The plumber ____ us if we’d had problems with the sink before. 

asked 

had asked

asks

is asking

_____ neighborhood has the best school district? 

Which 

Who

Why

Where

I hope the weather clears up so we __________ for a walk. 

will have went

have went

will go

can go 

How will the organization be ______ by these changes? 

effective

affective

effected

affected 

It was a _____ that we both arrived at the same time. 

coincidence 

irony

happening

fate

_____ are organizing the potluck dinner. 

We 

Us

Our

Ours

A ___ of my colleagues attended the conference, so I wasn’t alone. 

little

some

few 

many

How will the weather ____ the construction project? 

affect 

effect

threat

realize

Miriam skipped the party ____ she was ill. 

because 

where

if

so

The historic home ______ 100 years ago. 

has been constructed

is being constructed

was constructed 

is constructed

If you leave the bread out, it _______ become stale.

would

would have

will 

had

The students must walk in an _____ fashion. 

ordered

order

ordering

orderly 

The train is never on time when I ______ late.

am running 

ran

will run

will have run

Yesterday, the entire family ______ their gifts at the same time. 

opened 

opening

is opening

open

Today’s heat is just too much to ______. 

bear 

beer

bare

give

We must leave now because we have _____ time to spare. 

little

few

a few

less 

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

You didn’t finish the homework did you?

You didn’t finish the homework, did you? 

You didn’t finish, the homework did you?

You didn’t finish the homework did, you?

______ should we go when the assembly is over? 

Where 

What

Who

Whether

Billy can publish anything on his blog ________ it’s true. 

whereas

so that

wherever

as long as 

We have to turn _____ all phones during dinner. 

off 

out

for

with

_____ James _____ Jessie are getting promoted. 

Whether, or

As much, as

Both, and 

Just as, so

If ______ my help, you can reach me at my desk. 

you had needed

you have needed

you would need

you need 

_____ time should we start the meeting? 

When

Who

What 

Why

If you’re not feeling well, ______ come to the office. 

you should not 

you will have

you have

you would have

Kim suggested _____ at 5 p.m. to discuss our progress. 

to meeting

of meeting

meeting 

for meeting

_____ the avocados have gone bad. 

Some of 

A little of

Enough

Any

I washed your t-shirt because it was _____. 

oil

oily 

oiled

oils

_____ Mr. Smith _____ Ms. Brown could chaperone the dance. 

Whether, or

Neither, nor 

Rather, than

Not only, but

We need to clean up and put everything in ____ place. 

it

its 

it’s

its’

Which sentence is correct? 

Because Gary practices every day, so he is a great pianist.

Because Gary practices every day, so is a great pianist.

Because Gary practices every day, he is a great pianist. 

Because Gary practices every day, as he is a great pianist.

I don’t know where I left ___ keys. 

mine

my 

me

I

Everyone laughed when the cat climbed ____ the stage. 

onto 

out

for

at

Do you know _____ the boys have left yet? 

why 

when

if

where

How long is your commute to work ____ 

.

!

,

“I can help,____ said Mrs. Wilson. 

,

” 

.

;

If we close the store now, _____ we lose money? 

will 

what

who

why

Bobby was frequently late for work, ____ he received a great performance review. 

yet 

for

so

while

Randy pretended ______ the meal even though he dislikes broccoli. 

to enjoy 

enjoying

on enjoying

for enjoying

One of the main symptoms of the virus is _____. 

nauseated

nausea 

nauseous

disgust

Everyone will have a chance to say their ____ during the meeting.

peace

place

piece

chunk 

In tonight’s game, the Celtics will play ____ the Bulls. 

amidst

circa

against 

unlike

Brad said he’d like to ride ____ us. 

at

via

in accordance with

with 

The textbook is ____ world history and geography. 

on

about 

on account of

with

James has to start over because he cleaned his room _____. 

sloppy

sloppily 

sloppier

sloppiest

Neither Phoebe ____ Rachel admitted to breaking the glass. 

nor 

for

either

and

I haven’t seen Joanna ____ last Friday. 

from

on

since 

at

Mrs. Briar chose ____ for the job. 

me 

I

my

myself

Which answer is correct? 

Which van should we take – ____ or ours? 

they’re’s

there’s

theirs 

____ project won first place in the competition. 

Mine

Me

My 

Myself

We could drive instead _______ an Uber. 

of taking 

of take

on taking

take

Carl and ___ are the only chaperones for the field trip. 

me

my

mine

The band started playing after _____. 

you went

you are leaving

you were leaving

you left 

Which answer is correct? 

Which of these coats is ____? 

yours 

yours’

your’s

your’s’

The orchestra’s holiday performance was just _____. 

delightful 

delighted

delight

delighting

The girl with the _____ hair is Jenny. 

curl

curling

curly 

curled

I still need to ____ out my ideas for the book. 

flush

flesh

rinse

let 

Where ______ purchased? 

was the coat 

the coat was

coat was the

was coat the

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Their slogan says, “The best barbecue in town.” 

Their slogan says “The best barbecue in town.”

Their slogan says; “The best barbecue in town.”

Their slogan says. “The best barbecue in town.”

When Dylan was young, he dreamed ___ becoming a firefighter. 

of 

over

off

in

Paul threw out the bottle because he _______ it was yours. 

won’t know

didn’t know 

doesn’t know

won’t have known

I anticipate ______ the project complete by Tuesday. 

to have

having

of having 

for having

_____ are sharing one hotel suite for the entire trip. 

They 

Them

Themselves

Their

You will only get a promotion if ______ hard. 

you would work

you could work

you work 

you would have worked

When Mauricio ____ through the front door, everyone will yell, “Surprise!” 

walked

will walk

walks 

walk

Are you interested ______ us for dinner? 

joining

of joining

in joining 

in join

The audience doesn’t care ______ questions. 

for asking 

to ask

on asking

asking

This basketball needs more air because it’s not ____ enough. 

bounce

bounced

bouncing

bouncy 

Briana will clean the kitchen _____ Edward vacuums the rugs. 

while 

though

as if

whereas

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

My parents’ new car has more modern features than your parents’. 

My parent’s new car has more modern features than your parents.

My parents’ new car has more modern features than your parents.

My parents new car has more modern features than your parents’.

For our homework, we have to listen ____ a podcast. 

to 

in

on

for

Every driver must show proof of ____ insurance. 

they

them

they’re

their 

When ______ the good news? 

will Sherrie share 

Sherrie will share

will share Sherrie

share will Sherrie

_____ it rains _____ not, the show must go on. 

Whether, or 

Neither, nor

Just as, so

Both, and

What meal ______ when she got sick? 

eating was April

April was eating

was April eating 

eating April was

John refuses to try anything new because he’s risk-_____. 

averse 

adverse

reluctant

afraid

I have three items in my backpack ____ a book, a pen, and my wallet. 

:

.

?

Which answer is correct? 

____ almost time for us to leave. 

Its

Its’

It’s’

It’s 

We will spend the afternoon at the job _____. 

cite

sight

site 

place

_____ is one of my favorite pastimes. 

Reading 

To read

To have read

Of reading

I love ham sandwiches ____ only on rye bread. 

but 

and

or

so

______ seen any good TV shows lately? 

You did

Did you

You have

Have you 

The committee is interested _______ your thoughts. 

to hearing

for hearing

in hearing 

on hearing

There isn’t ____ space in the car for four more people. 

many

enough 

various

several

Jenny is so young, ____ she has accomplished so much. 

so

yet 

if

or

After dinner, no one ______ to load the dishwasher. 

has wanted

wanted 

is wanting

wanting

Brendan was sent home early for behaving ______. 

inappropriate

inappropriately 

inappropriateness

bad

She and ____ will meet you at 7 p.m. 

me

mine

myself

You can’t use your cell phone once you’re _____ the plane. 

onto

above

out

aboard 

____ is broken and we need to buy ____ new one. 

Phone, the

The phone, a 

The phone, the

Phone, a

Because of the snow, the bus ______ yet. 

isn’t arriving

isn’t arrived

wasn’t arrived

hasn’t arrived 

The group is _____ of three experienced doctors.

composed 

made

embodied

comprised

Jasmine learned _______ five languages when she was a child.

to speak 

speaking

of speaking

in speaking

______ if I adjust the thermostat? 

Mind would you

You would mind

Would you mind 

Would mind you

Do you know _____ this door is locked? 

what

why

who 

when

You need a good sense of _____ to enjoy the TV show. 

humor 

the humor

a humor

an humor

The office needs an assistant ____ takes initiative. 

who 

whom

which

that

Matthias has to work early tomorrow, but he is happy ______ tonight. 

on going out

for going out

to go out 

to going out

The meteorologist urged everyone to drive _____ after the storm. 

slowly 

slow

slowest

slowing

Jackie _____ the actor to ask for his autograph. 

approached 

approaching

approach

will have approached

Dinner didn’t start until 9 p.m. because everyone was ____ late. 

too

such

so 

much

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Julie’s’ house is the blue one on the left.

Julies house is the blue one on the left.

Julies’ house is the blue one on the left.

Julie’s house is the blue one on the left. 

Does he like to _____ music in his spare time? 

compose 

comprise

construct

form

I yearn _____ a vacation after this difficult semester. 

on taking

to take 

for taking

taking

Who is _____ leader in ______? 

the oldest, world

oldest, world

oldest, the world

the oldest, the world 

Are you the person in charge here ____ 

.

,

;

If you ____ at the gifts, you’ll ruin the surprise. 

peak

peek 

pick

see

After the next presentation, let’s take a ______. 

break 

brake

rift

interruption

Sue had only positive things to say _____ our party. 

for

about 

as

on

Christine didn’t like pickles, _____ she ate one anyway. 

for

so

while

but 

When I graduated from college, I ______ to New York City. 

had moved

would move

moved 

will move

Please walk ____ while you move the vase across the room. 

careful

care

carefully 

caring

What _______ to you? 

does art mean 

art does mean

mean does art

does mean art

Roger needs a minute to catch his ______. 

wind

air

breathe

breath 

I only packed three shirts ____ a red one, a black one, and a green one. 

.

,:

I don’t recall ______ anything about extra time off. 

hearing

of hearing 

in hearing

to hear

Don’t forget to take your wallet ____ you. 

on

with 

at

for

William sat ____ me during the play. 

toward

beside 

circa

for

____ meal comes with a bowl of _____. 

The, soup 

An, soup

An, the soup

The, a soup

We ______ to tour the campus next week. 

went

are going 

will have gone

gone

You know how to scramble eggs, _____? 

doesn’t you

won’t you

don’t you 

do you

How much _______ when you checked in for the flight? 

your suitcase did weigh

did weigh your suitcase

did your suitcase weigh 

weigh did your suitcase

This store is closed ___ We should try another place 

,

:

Samantha decided to turn on the ceiling fan _____ it was too warm. 

because 

unless

and

therefore

We bought ____ food this week. 

fewer

less 

lesser

lower

The jam is on ______ of the fridge. 

an top shelf

top shelf

the top shelf 

each top shelf

Carla needs more ____ before she takes ____ exam. 

of the sleep, the

sleep, a

of the sleep, a

sleep, the 

Justin still ______ yet. 

hasn’t apologized 

wasn’t apologized

isn’t apologized

hasn’t apologizing

Jerry has six daughters, and ____ all live in Las Vegas. 

them

they 

they’re

their

Carrie is an introvert and tends _____ shy with new people. 

to be 

being

on being

in being

Which answer is correct? 

The gift with the red bow is ____ 

yours 

your’s

yours’

your’s’

You shouldn’t carry ____ much cash when you travel abroad. 

thus

such

to

so 

Make sure you learn every client’s name _____ you can introduce them to each 

other. 

unless

so that 

if

then

The recent cold weather is the _____ reason for the decline in occupancy. 

most

extreme

primary 

highest

As usual, Mr. Park had _____ for breakfast before he left for _____. 

the coffee, the work

coffee, work 

coffee, the work

a coffee, a work

After _____, I rode my bicycle to work. 

to eat

that eat

eating 

that eating

The _____ largest gym has both a steam room and a sauna. 

hotel

hotels’

hotels

hotel’s 

Many of the employees complained ______ the management over low pay. 

at

to 

around

over

Building a new wing for the hotel is impossible. We have _________ the funds. 

either the land or

both the land and

neither the land nor 

not only the land but also

It wasn’t _____ play Ms. Yee had ever seen, but it was _____ one. 

best, the good

the best, good

the best, the good

the best, a good 

Peter lost control of his car and just missed crashing _____ a wall. 

into 

on

with

to

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

The emperor was wearing no clothes which was quite obvious to Beverly. 

The emperor, was wearing no clothes which was quite obvious to Beverly.

The emperor was wearing no clothes which, was quite obvious to Beverly.

The emperor was wearing no clothes, which was quite obvious to Beverly.

Max was completely _____ with trying to complete his dissertation. 

fed up 

interested

excited

upset

_____ at high elevation contains less _____. 

The air, the oxygen

Air, the oxygen

The air, oxygen 

Air, oxygen

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Ms. Giardi arrived before we did didn’t she?

Ms. Giardi arrived, before we did, didn’t she?

Ms. Giardi arrived before we did, didn’t she? 

Ms. Giardi arrived before we did. Didn’t she?

We didn’t use all of the gasoline, so the _____ should be enough to get you to the 

station. 

residual 

left

remnant

remainder

I often dream _____ traveling to foreign countries. 

on

over

of 

in

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

The watch with the black dial was repaired and returned. 

The watch, with the black dial was repaired and returned.

The watch, with the black dial was, repaired and returned.

The watch with the black dial was repaired, and returned.

It remains unclear whether it is more _____ to attract new customers or to retain 

existing ones. 

profit

profiting

profitable 

profit

The picture was taken by an artist _____ name I can’t remember. 

his

whose 

which

their

The driver was able to repair the tire, _____ there were tools in the trunk of the 

car. 

although

whether

as 

whereas

I wish it would stop raining so that I _____ outside. 

could have gone

had gone

could go 

went

I found my friends seated _____ the front row of the theater. 

at

on

up

in 

How _____ to repair six computers in an hour? 

did you manage 

managed you

you did manage

you managed

Seeing this snow globe reminds me _____ to Clear Lake every winter with my 

family. 

to go

of going 

for going

go

_____ it’s true that more trees need to be planted, there is still enough shade for 

the swimming pool. 

While 

So

Nevertheless

Because

Joseph wasn’t home when you went to visit him, _____ he? 

wasn’t 

did

didn’t

was

The concert started late, _____ annoyed a lot of people. 

where

which 

that

there

How many documents _____ yesterday? 

did you have to sign 

you had to sign

had you to sign

you did sign

Let’s hope Ms. Noor finds a good job _____ she goes. 

whatever

wherever 

whatever

whoever

The addition of a new rail line has made the northern part of the city much more 

_____. 

accessible 

convenient

available

eligible

Jason discovered the small piece of metal in the engine _____ was causing all 

the problems. 

that 

who

it

what

Mr. Faisal said that he _____ David since yesterday morning. 

didn’t see

hasn’t seen

wasn’t seeing

hadn’t seen 

Ms. Cepeda’s designs were _____ detailed that there was no need to revise them. 

as

much

so 

more

Rebecca forgave Jason _____ not contacting her for six months. 

for 

from

of

in

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

The tallest man who was from Sweden introduced me to Jennifer.

The tallest man, who was from Sweden introduced me to Jennifer.

The tallest man who was from Sweden, introduced me to Jennifer. 

The tallest man, who was from Sweden, introduced me to Jennifer.

OLP airlines is looking for _____ with _____ in international flight. 

pilots, experience 

the pilots, experience

pilots, the experience

the pilots, the experience

I wish George _____ me about the bad acoustics in the room before I took the 

stage. 

had warned 

warned

will warn

would warn

The lifetime warranty only _____ to tools that have not been refurbished. 

works

gives

donates

applies 

Unfortunately, there wasn’t _____ left after the picnic. 

any bread 

some bread

a bread

the bread

The doorman won’t allow you to enter _____ you provide identification. 

unless 

as long as

so

without

What would you have done if Ms. Adams _____ the package unopened? 

returned

has returned

returns

had returned 

Melissa was the only one _____ managed to finish the examination on time. 

which

who 

when

she

The hotel _____ we had our company retreat was very clean. 

where 

which

that

what

It took Walter an hour to figure _____ where he had parked his car. 

out 

up

over

in

_____ Igor go every day after he finishes work? 

When

What does

Where does 

How

Let’s listen _____ what Mr. Freund says about increasing our revenue. 

at

for

in

to 

Would it make _____ if I leave tonight instead of early in the morning? 

a difference 

the difference

an difference

difference

It was _____ flight that kept us in _____ for 12 hours. 

the long, the air

long, air

a long, the air 

an long, an air

You need to use a gauge to figure out how much _____ is in your tires. 

the air

an air

a air

air 

The _____ of money required to rebuild the engine is more than a new one would 

cost. 

number

result

amount 

size

Sales of the heavy coats have been _____ slow in the summer. 

predictably

predicting

predicted 

predictable

Deliveries from SpeedCo are _____ punctual. 

reliably 

reliable

rely

relying

We never know if Ms. Lee is going to arrive at the office _____ time. 

at

for

on 

over

The steel _____ from our plant in Germany increased by 17% last year. 

number

amount

quantity

output 

Do you know if Roger got _____ he applied for _____ week? 

job, last

the job, last 

job, the last

the job, a last

Most of the antiques in the shop are in excellent _____. 

quality

value

condition 

worth

Peter saw Rebecca crossing the street when he was stopped _____ the traffic 

light. 

at 

on

in

with

Ms. Okung insisted _____ for my dinner last night. 

in paying

to pay

on paying 

pay

Ms. Kittle brings two forms of identification with her _____ she goes. 

whoever

whatever

wherever 

however

There was an unexpected guest at the conference, _____ an extra chair was 

brought in. 

while

although

so 

because

The bicycle will have to be _____ so that it can fit into a shipping crate. 

repainted

dismantled 

repaired

demolished

Yuko doesn’t like to spend money _____ jewelry or cars. 

with

over

for

on 

I don’t understand why the 3:10 train from Mumbai _____ yet. 

didn’t arrive

isn’t arriving

hasn’t arrived 

won’t arrive

Tomorrow Ms. Rogers will tell us _____ she has decided to do. 

which

who

what 

how

If we take the 9:30 flight, we _____ too late. 

will arrive 

arrive

would arrive

would have arrived

Mr. Lanza has a very _____ attitude for such a young man. 

maturing

matured

maturation

mature 

_____ ever seen the Northern Lights? 

You have

You did

Have you 

Did you

_____ of the six people who attended the concert stayed until the final song. 

No one

Neither

No

None 

Responses to our new package design have been _____ positive. 

overwhelm

overwhelmingly 

overwhelmed

overwhelming

I sometimes visit my grandmother in Prague, _____ is quite close to my home. 

which 

that

she

where

While Mr. Yoo was painting the bedroom, Mr. Kerr _____ furniture from the living 

room. 

was removing

had removed 

removed

had removed

Would you be interested ____ working for the government? 

about

to

for

in 

You didn’t have to carry your passport with you, _____? 

you did

you had

had you 

did you

When _____ to tell us what our next assignment is going to be? 

Tom is going

Tom will

Tom goes

is Tom going 

What is _____ ocean in _____? 

largest, world

the largest, the world 

a largest, world

an largest, a world

Ms. Baker found the conference to be rather _____. 

bore

boring 

bored

boringly

Investigators accused Mr. Russell _____ money from the safe. 

steal

to steal

stealing

of stealing 

Mr. Bellini _____ yet because his plane is delayed. 

didn’t arrive 

doesn’t arrive

hasn’t arrived

isn’t arriving

I encourage you to think _____ where you want to be in five years. 

in

to

about 

into

The worst way to get your way is to shout _____ people. 

at 

to

on

for

Mr. Staley congratulated Deborah _____ the award. 

on win

to win

on winning 

for winning

Charles _____ to meet his fiancée in Japan on her birthday next August. 

goes

is going 

will have gone

went

The thing I don’t like about this restaurant is _____ . 

a noise

the noise 

some noise

an noise

Most people can’t repair an automobile all by _____. 

himself

itself

myself

themselves 

As we speak, Ms. Luo _____ her way here from Germany. 

makes 

will make

has made

is making

In six months PLK Manufacturing’s Delhi factory will be completely _____. 

operational 

operated

operate

operation

_____ checkout time is 11am, exceptions can always be made as a courtesy to 

guests. 

However

Although 

Therefore

Meanwhile

If Elsa’s grandmother lived closer, she _____ her more often. 

would have visited 

would visit

visited

will visit

If I had known his phone number, I _____ him. 

would call

will call

would have called 

called

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because it’s bigger than hers’.

Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because its bigger than hers.

Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because it’s bigger than hers

Ms. Dietrich will take the company car because its bigger than her’s. 

Ruth does not want to work full time, but she is open _____ in on a freelance 

basis. 

coming

to come 

to coming

for to come

Ms. Melani would like to see all essays from this year, including _____ that are 

not finished yet. 

these

them

those 

theirs

Maria is _____ who specializes in _____ . 

a doctor, the elderly 

doctor, elderly

a doctor, an elderly

doctor, elderly

______ Mr. Goff’s scheduling mistake, the event took place on time. 

In spite of 

Because of

Whereas

During

After you fill out the form completely _____ the doctor will see you. 

;

, answer

.

:

John is bringing a water bottle with him in case he _____ thirsty. 

got

gets 

is getting

will ge

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Mr. Bogojevic said that he had watched the entire tennis match. 

Mr. Bogojevic said, that he had watched the entire tennis match.

Mr. Bogojevic said that “he had watched the entire tennis match.”

Mr. Bogojevic said that: he had watched the entire tennis match.

Pamela has three computers, all of _____ are very old. 

them

that

these

which 

For the past ten years, MotoCorp _____ the world’s most fuel-efficient cars. 

has built 

has been building

built

builds

Ms. Neruda has a very positive attitude _____ her work. 

toward 

with

in

of

It began to rain just as the party goers _____. 

were leaving

are leaving

left 

have left

The critics said that the movie was _____ funny. 

outrageous

outrage

outraging

outrageously 

Ms. Myers commented that _____ she slept in at the hotel was better than _____ 

she slept in at home. 

the bed, one

bed, the one

the bed, the one 

bed, one

_____ the weather was perfect, the groundbreaking ceremony had to be 

postponed. 

Therefore

However

Because

Although 

Do you know _____ Judy has arrived in Salzburg yet? 

when

whether 

why

where

Mr. Guo’s ideas about international relations were _____ extreme than we 

expected. 

as

much

so

more 

By this time last year, this company _____ 500 printing presses. 

had sold 

sold

has sold

sells

So far this week, I _____ three seminars about the future of aviation. 

have attended 

attended

am attending

will attend

Don’t forget _____ the oven after ____ the pie. 

to turn off, remove

turning off, remove

to turn off, removing 

turning off, removing

Surprisingly, guests have a _____ to use the indoor pool in the summer. 

trend

tendency

movement

habit 

Leila turned _____ the job because she didn’t want to spend her time in sales. 

down 

over

off

back

While Jeffery was traveling in France, he _____ into an old friend from college. 

was running

has run

ran 

runs

If the customer signs the receipt, we _____ responsible for the lost package. 

wouldn’t have been

aren’t 

hadn’t been

haven’t been

We were surprised that Ms. Lafarge is _____ good at product design. 

such

much

so 

most

Ms. Johnson complained that there was no heat in her room. _____, the mechanic 

was working on the boiler. 

Meanwhile 

Though

After

Despite

_____ asked you to finish the project by Friday? 

When

Who 

How

What

Would you choose a career as _____ instructor? 

the flight

flight

an flight

a flight 

_____ we need to do is examine why our business has slowed down. 

Why

That

Which

What 

Nori loves to sit on a bench atop the cliff near her house and look out over _____. 

an ocean

the ocean 

ocean

a ocean

Before I applied _____ the job, I researched the company. 

to

on

at

for 

There weren’t more than five people at the demonstration, _____? 

there were

there weren’t

weren’t there

were there 

If the bank offers me the job, I don’t think I ____ it. 

would take

will take 

had taken

take

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

The only person who was interested in the job was Michael. 

The only person, who was interested in the job was Michael.

The only person, who was interested in the job, was Michael.

The only person who was interested in the job, was Michael.

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

“I can’t start the meeting”, said Ms. Lee, “without the entire staff present”. 

“I can’t start the meeting, said Ms. Lee, without the entire staff present.”

“I can’t start the meeting,” said Ms. Lee, “without the entire staff present.”

“I can’t start the meeting,” said Ms. Lee, “Without the entire staff present.”

There was a sweater left behind at the party, but Ichiro couldn’t figure out _____ it 

was. 

theirs

who’s

whose 

their

Jenny spent ten minutes trying to sort out _____ jacket was _____. 

whose, her

which, her

whose, hers

which, hers 

Make sure to take your shoes _____ before you enter Ms. Tanaka’s house. 

away

off 

down

up

The research department found that adding more oxygen to the mixture was the 

solution _____ the problem. 

of

in

for

to 

By the end of this year, Joseph _____ his book about Italian furniture. 

will complete

is completing

completes

will have completed 

You _____ the exam unless you study harder. 

didn’t pass

won’t pass 

haven’t passed

hadn’t passed

Luckily, we brought extra food. _____, we would have gotten very hungry. 

Otherwise 

Still

Thus

However

It costs $125 to _____ your membership to the gym every year. 

replace

renew 

remove

reconnect

Employees’ suggestions to management may be _____ so that employees can 

feel free to express their thoughts. 

anonymous 

correct

impersonal

unknown

Ms. Sanders can’t remember _____ in the hospital when she was three years old. 

to be

of being

being 

about be

The electric cart doesn’t have a reverse gear, _____? 

has it

does it 

hasn’t it

doesn’t it

_____ did Rebecca know that you wouldn’t be coming to work today? 

What

Where

How 

Who

Ms. Hassan got _____ the bus and walked three blocks to her cousin’s house. 

on

off 

out

away

High pitched sounds in the recording are _____ audible, but they can be heard at 

high volume. 

specifically

easy

rather

barely 

Do you know _____ gone? 

where has Tom

Tom has where

where Tom has 

has Tom where

Dr. Wurtz didn’t know that the briefcase in the corner was _____. 

his 

him

he

he’s

The condition of the merchandise was unacceptable, so I demanded that they 

give me my money _____. 

over

back 

up

out

If Ms. Hernandez _____ for many years at an ad agency, she wouldn’t have so 

many clients as an independent contractor. 

didn’t work

hadn’t worked 

wouldn’t have worked

doesn’t work

We usually start with the marketing phase, even if we are not finished _____ the 

development of the product. 

with 

out

up

off

Out of all of us, Jose was the one _____ scored the highest on the exam. 

he

who 

which

they

I’ve never seen specifications as detailed as _____. 

this

they

these 

their

If Brandon finishes his work by 5:00, he _____ us at the Rosewood Cafe. 

would meet

meets

met

will meet 

The budget report for last year was very _____ researched. 

well 

much

good

complete

Ms. Arguello never expected that her podcast would be _____ popular. 

so 

well

such

much

If Rebecca had sent the replacement part for the copier, we _____ it yesterday. 

would have received 

would receive

had received

received

We are looking to hire someone who has a strong _____ in management. 

training 

past

background

history

Hiring freelancers is not _____ expensive as bringing in a new employee. 

as 

much

so

more

How _____ from the airport to the hotel? 

you got

did you get 

got you

you did get

Many people have difficulty _____ the entrance examination for IT courses at the 

Snell Institute. 

to pass

on pass

passing 

pass

No one has yet succeed _____ improving on Ms. Glaser’s original design for our 

company’s logo. 

in 

on

over

with

_____ someone sends me a text, I get back to them within 10 minutes. 

Even though

No matter how

Whenever 

Unless

Mr. Mettner said that he _____ the security deposit for the apartment. 

hasn’t yet received

hadn’t yet received

isn’t yet receiving

didn’t yet receive 

Martin Beale _____ all of the legal matters for RTG Plastics Inc. 

deals

does

handles 

organizes

By next February Roger ______ at his new job for six months. 

will work

will have been working

will working

will be working 

If you are in town next week, we should have _____ together. 

a dinner

dinner 

an dinner

the dinner

People will be able to set up websites by _____ because the platform is so 

simple. 

itself

themselves 

myself

himself

The factory floor supervisor started the generator _____ the power had gone out. 

while

so

nevertheless

because 

Ms. Fiallos was not _____ for the truck driver position because she did not have a 

valid driver’s licence. 

available

eligible 

convenient

accessible

When she discovered the briefcase didn’t belong to her, she tried to find out 

_____ it was. 

who’s

whose 

hers

his

Sites like Uploadithere.com are _____ way to send large documents. 

a best

best

the best 

one best

The bulky frame made the picture _____ heavy to hang on the wall. 

much

too 

as

most

_____ Wednesday, two of the key people on the design team called in sick. 

On 

Since

Until

Next

When _____ us the final draft of the report? 

you send

you will send

send you

will you send 

Robert will stay at the job site until 6pm unless Tony _____ to replace him first. 

came

would come

comes 

had come

Mr. Weiss considers his company’s move to Canada to be _____. 

success

successful 

succeed

succeeded

Try to guess the definition of a word without looking it _____ in the dictionary. 

out

over 

up

through

The amount of _____ housing in the southern part of the city has increased in the 

last five years. 

afforded

affords

affordable 

affording

Russell doesn’t usually work on weekends. _____, he will make an exception for 

this client. 

However 

Although

Therefore

Meanwhile

_____ of us are going anywhere this weekend because there is too much work to 

do. 

No one

Most

All

None 

The manufacturing operation _____ smoothly while Ms. Kurtz was on vacation. 

has run

is running

ran 

runs

Choose the phrase that has the correct punctuation. 

First I will send you the document ________________ 

. Then I will bill you.

: then I will bill you.

; then I will bill you. 

then I will bill you.

Luckily, Mona remembered _____ an extra set of keys to give to Max. 

to bring

bring

about bringing

bringing 

Who _____ to inform him that his bid for the apartment renovation had been 

accepted? 

Eric called

Did Eric call

Did call Eric

Called Eric 

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes the taxi driver said.”

“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes.” The taxi driver said.

“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes” the taxi driver said.

“I can get you to the airport in fifteen minutes,” the taxi driver said. 

After an hour, the mechanic was able to pull the tire _____ of the wheel. 

out 

apart

away

off

It’s important to put _____ into _____ of any new project. 

time, planning 

the time, the planning

the time, planning

time, the planning

Please forgive me _____ not informing you about the problems we were having 

with the new software. 

on

with

for 

about

_____ sent you to deliver the printer? 

Where

When

Who 

Why

No one has figured out exactly _____ caused the power failure. 

what 

they

how

that

___ twelve years, Opal Systems has been designing operating systems for 

government institutions. 

In

By

For 

During

Ricardo’s boss _____ him telling the client how to use the software. 

encouraged

heard

reminded 

told

The committee _____ the job of quality control to Karl Mertz. 

assigned 

invested

donated

contributed

If I _____ my vacation in March, I never would have met Mr. Edwards. 

took

would take

take

had taken 

Most people prefer sleeping at home _____ sleeping on an airplane. 

from

with

for

to 

Mr. Ibanez gave _____ calling Mr. Hansen after Mr. Hansen never responded to his 

messages. 

in

out

over

up 

Tomas decided to visit _____ sisters in Amsterdam in April. 

its

her

his 

their

_____ happened after I left work yesterday? 

When

What 

Where

How

Please continue to use the front entrance _____ a delivery is too large to fit 

through the door. 

if

until

when

unless

Ms. Elkin had two bags with her when she arrived, _____? 

hadn’t she

had she

didn’t she 

did she

The new operating system should significantly reduce the _____ of time it takes 

to upload documents. 

number

amount 

size

quantity

_____ the switch on the back of the machine do? 

What

Which

Which does

What does 

The _____ for submissions to the design competition is March 3. 

finish

goal

limit

deadline 

Monday is a holiday, _____ Emily will contact you on Tuesday. 

because

though

so

therefore 

_____ our supplier’s shipment was late, I managed to get most of the order ready. 

Despite

Although 

Because

So

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger three hot dogs and an

apple turnover.

The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger, three hot dogs, and 

an apple turnover. 

The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than, a hamburger, three hot dogs, and an

apple turnover.

The lunch truck arrived with nothing more than a hamburger, three hot dogs and, an

apple turnover.

Ms. Costas depends _____ three major accounts for most of her business. 

for

on 

in

after

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each other’s work. 

Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each others’ work.

Everyone in the copywriting department, always checks eachother’s work.

Everyone in the copywriting department always checks each others work.

A huge traffic jam prevented Lila _____ getting to the airport on time 

from 

to

for

against

Mr. Yee shops at _____ hardware store in his area. 

only

an only 

the only

a only

_____________, I will have the report done by next week. 

Either I take on another job or not

Whenever I take on another job or not

Whether I take on another job or not 

Neither I take on another job or not

_____ is an important ingredient in any soup. 

Salt 

The salt

A salt

Some salt

Now that Ms. Brecht has retired, we all agree it will be difficult to _____ her. 

restore

renew

revive

replace 

The results of the study were inconclusive. _____, more research needs to be 

done. 

Therefore 

However

Rather

Althoug

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly? 

Sam’ dad’s truck was found without its wheels.

Sam’s dad’s truck was found without its wheels. 

Sams dads truck was found without its wheels.

Sam’s dad’s truck was found without it’s wheels.

Our marketing strategy is based on _____ experience. 

either data or

both data and 

neither data nor

not only data also