Test Your Grammar Skills





In each pair of sentences one is wrong and one is correct. Circle the one you think is correct and then check the with the Answer Key. (Try not looking at the answers)

1) a. I study about engineering | b. I study engineering

2) a. The movie was very funny | b. The movie was very fun

3) a. I went many places on my holiday | b. I went to everywhere on my holiday

4) a. I am exciting too much | b. I am very excited

5) a. Many temples beautiful | b. Many beautiful temples

6) a. Nowadays | b. Nowsaday
1. b
2. a
3. a
4. b
5. b
6. a


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The Quiz # Pharmaceutical Companies

The quiz given below is based on the reading passage PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES.

The table given has two columns, Column A and Column B. Column A consist of words from the passage and column B has their respective meanings. Your task is to match the word with the correct meaning.


 1.pharma  (i)fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong
 2.volley  (ii)a person who conducts analysis
 3.criticism  (iii)a number of bullets, arrows, or other projectiles discharged at one time
 4.defense  (iv)express (an idea) in a concise or systematic way
 5.tumbled  (v)in poor health
 6.gouging  (vi)the action of defending from or resisting attack
 7.ailing  (vii)say or estimate that (a specified thing) will happen in the future or will be a consequence of something
 8.formulating  (viii)pharmaceutical companies collectively as a sector of industry
 9.earnings  (ix)disposed to take a favorable view of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome
 10.predictive  (x) a large amount, as of money, exacted or extorted
 11.rhetoric  (xi)a particular attitude towards or way of regarding something; a point of view
 12.perspective  (xii)a collection or systems of formulas
 13.analyst  (xiii)gain deservedly in return for one’s behaviour or achievements
 14.well-calibrated  (xiv)a command or authorization to act in a particular way on a public issue given by the electorate to its representative
 15.optimistic  (xv)to determine,check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements)
 16.mandated  (xvi)the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques
 17.formularies  (xvii)the expression of disapproval of someone or something on the basis of perceived faults or mistakes


  1. viii
  2. iii
  3. xvii
  4. vi
  5. i
  6. x
  7. v
  8. iv
  9. xiii
  10. vii
  11. xvi
  12. xi
  13. ii
  14. xv
  15. ix
  16. xiv
  17. xii

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The Quiz # The Social Media Effect

The quiz below is based on the reading passage The social media effect.

The table below has two columns, column A consisting of the words given in the passage and Column B has the meanings of the given words.

Your task is to match the words with the correct meaning.

 1.social media  (i)achieving or having achieved success
2. global-society (ii)used to refer to a society that is being built in modern times in which all the people of the world have a good deal in common with one another
3.relevant (iii)to increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc
4. promoting (iv)distinguishing feature or quality
5. expanding (v)to mention or introduce (an idea, proposition, plan, etc.)
6. social network (vi)noting or pertaining to large social groups, or to their activities,customs, etc.
7. perception (vii)the act of producing or causing to exist; the act of creating;engendering
8. aspire (viii)websites and other online means of communication that are used by large groups of people to share information and to develop social and professional contacts
9. successful (ix)the point or place at which a person stands to view something
 10. prevalent  (x)to search or search for again
11. research (xi) to regard as resulting from specified cause; consider as caused by something indicated (usually followed by to)
12. suggests (xii) the act or faculty of perceiving, or apprehending by means of the senses or of the mind;cognition; understanding
13. attributes (xiii) the act of competing; rivalry for supremacy, a prize, etc
14. characteristics (xiv) a portrait
15. personality (xv) to help or encourage to exist or flourish
16. societal (xvi) widespread; of wide extent or occurrence; in general use or acceptance
17. standpoint (xvii)something accomplished, especially by superior ability, special effort,great courage, etc.; a great or heroic deed
18. competition (xviii)bearing upon or connected with the matter in hand
19. achievement (xix)a beginning or start
20. creation (xx)to long, aim, or seek ambitiously
21. portrayal (xxi)the visible aspect of one’s character as it impresses others
22. onset (xxii)a network of friends, colleagues, and other personal contacts


  1.  viii
  2. ii
  3. xviii
  4. xv
  5. iii
  6. xxii
  7. xii
  8. xx
  9. i
  10. xvi
  11. x
  12. v
  13. xi
  14. iv
  15. xxi
  16. vi
  17. ix
  18. xiii
  19. xvii
  20. vii
  21. xiv
  22. xix


The Quiz # Decline Of Pollinators

The quiz given below is based on the reading passage Decline Of Pollinators.

The table below has two columns, column A and column B. Column A consist of the words given in the passage and column B has the meaning of the words.

Your task is to match the word with the correct meaning.

 1.Pollinators  (i)poorly or improperly nourished
2.  Contribute (ii) the process by which organisms take in and utilize food material
3. Economic (iii)tame and kept as a pet or on a farm
4. Nutrition (iv) In epidemiology, a vector is any agent (person,animal, or microorganism
5. Reproduction (v) an insect that carries pollen from one flower to another
6. Malnourished (vi) convey pollen to or deposit pollen on a stigma, ovule, flower, or plant
7. Nutritional (vii) involving or pertaining to one’s personal resources of money
8. Deficiencies (viii) a person with whom one works in a profession or business
9. Animal vectors (ix) providing nutrition
10. Pollinated (x)the state of being reproduced
11. Domesticated (xi)to give to a common supply
12. Colleague (xii)the ​act of ​judging or ​deciding the ​amount, ​value, ​quality, or ​importance of something, or the ​judgment or ​decision that is made
13. Assess (xiii)the quality or condition of being deficient; incompleteness or inadequacy


  1. v
  2. xi
  3. vii
  4. ii
  5. x
  6. i
  7. ix
  8. xiii
  9. iv
  10. vi
  11. iii
  12. viii
  13. xii


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