Sunday, July 31, 2011

Grammar Test: Conditional Sentences

Conditional SentenceSubject: Conditional Sentences: Type 1, 2, 3, and Mixed Conditional
Type of Test: Multiple Choice
Level: Intermediate
No. of Test Items: 25 items.
Interactive Test Download Link: http://www.4shared.com/document/mQX9jdZN/ConditionalQuiz1.html


  1. If she had come to the meeting yesterday afternoon, she ... involved in decision making.
    1. were
    2. would be
    3. had been
    4. would have been
    5. was.
  1. The truth implied by the sentence in problem no. 1 is ....
    1. She isn't coming to the meeting.
    2. She came to the meeting.
    3. She didn't come to the meeting.
    4. She had come to the meeting.
    5. She comes to the meeting.
  2. If you had invited her to your party, I ... with her.
    1. had come
    2. would come
    3. would have come
    4. will come
    5. came
  3. The truth implied by the sentence in problem no. 3 is ....
    1. She came to the party to your party.
    2. You invited her to your party.
    3. You didn't invite her to your party.
    4. You had invited her to your party.
    5. You don't invite her to your party.
  4. There would be a risk of accident if you ... that cable on the floor.
    1. would leave
    2. left
    3. were left
    4. would have left
    5. leave
  5. Annie ... you if she had had your phone number.
    1. had called
    2. would call
    3. calls
    4. would have called
    5. will call
  6. The truth implied by the sentence in problem no. 6 is ....
    1. Annie doesn’t have your phone number.
    2. Annie had your phone number.
    3. Annie wouldn’t have your phone number.
    4. Annie didn’t have your phone number.
    5. Annie called you.
  7. We would have met Mr. Woodhead, the famous speaker, if we ... earlier to the hall.
    1. would come
    2. will come
    3. came
    4. had come
    5. come
  8. The truth implied by the sentence in problem no. 8 is ....
    1. We would come earlier so we could meet Mr. Woodhead.
    2. We came earlier, so we met Mr. Woodhead.
    3. We didn't come earlier but we met Mr. Woodhead.
    4. We didn't came earlier, so we didn't met Mr. Woodhead.
    5. We met Mr. Woodhead although we didn't come earlier.
  9. If it rains this afternoon, I ... at home.
    1. will stay
    2. would stay
    3. would have stayed
    4. had stayed
    5. am staying
  10. If our team ... for the match more intensively, we would have won it.
    1. prepare
    2. had prepared
    3. have prepared
    4. prepared
    5. would have prepared
  11. The sentence in problem no. 11 implies that ....
    1. We didn’t prepare intensively but we won the match.
    2. We had prepared intensively and, therefore, we won the match
    3. We prepared intensively, but we lost the match.
    4. We prepared intensively in order to win the match.
    5. We didn’t prepare intensively and lost the match.
  12. If the EXIT doors ... locked, those people would have escaped easily from the burning hall.
    1. had not been
    2. would not be
    3. have not been
    4. were not
    5. wouldn't have been
  13. The sentence in problem no. 13 implies that ....
    1. The people could not escape easily because the EXIT doors were locked.
    2. The people could not escape easily although the EXIT doors were not locked.
    3. The people cannot escape easily because the EXIT doors are locked.
    4. The people cannot escape easily because the EXIT doors aren't locked.
    5. The people could escape easily because the EXIT doors weren't locked.
  14. Had she known about the story, she ... us about it.
    1. told
    2. has told
    3. would tell
    4. would have told
    5. had told
  15. The truth implied by the sentence in no. 15 is ....
    1. She knew about the story so she told us about it.
    2. She told us the story because she knew about it.
    3. She didn't tell us the story because she didn't know about it.
    4. She told us the story although she didn't know much about it.
    5. She didn't tell us the story although she knew about it.
  16. If the delivery is late, we ... the shipping.
    1. are paying
    2. paid
    3. would have paid
    4. would pay
    5. will pay
  17. If this school had a complete multi-media laboratory, learning ... more enjoyable.
    1. was
    2. will be
    3. would be
    4. were
    5. would have been
  18. The sentence in no. 18 tells us that ....
    1. The school had a complete multi-media laboratory.
    2. The school will have a complete multi-media laboratory.
    3. The school doesn't have a complete multi-media laboratory.
    4. The school has a complete multi-media laboratory.
    5. The school didn't have a complete multi-media laboratory.
  19. Things could have been different if we ... the tires before leaving.
    1. didn't check
    2. checked
    3. had not checked
    4. would have checked
    5. wouldn't check
  20. Choose the best conditional sentence for: "He didn’t take care of his health, so he fell sick"
    1. If he took care of his health, he wouldn't be sick.
    2. If he had taken care of his health, he wouldn't have been sick.
    3. If he didn’t take care of his health, he would be sick.
    4. If he takes care of his health, he won't be sick.
    5. If he doesn't take care of his health, he will be sick.
  21. Choose the best conditional sentence for: "Medical expense is not cheap. Poor people can’t afford it."
    1. If medical expense hadn't been cheap, poor people wouldn't have been able to afford it.
    2. If medical expense were cheap, poor people would be able to afford it.
    3. If medical expense is cheap, poor people will be able to afford it.
    4. If medical expense weren't cheap, poor people wouldn't be able to afford it.
    5. If medical expense had been cheap, poor people would have been able to afford it.
  22. Choose the best conditional sentence for: "The device is broken now because you didn’t use it properly last night." (mixed conditional)
    1. The device won't be broken now if you had used it properly last night.
    2. The device wouldn't be broken now if you had used it properly last night.
    3. The device wouldn't be broken now if you used it properly last night.
    4. The device will be broken now if you didn’t use it properly last night.
    5. The device would be broken now if you hadn't used it properly last night.
  23. Choose the best conditional sentence for: "I didn’t read the instructions carefully, so I made a lot of mistakes"
    1. If I didn’t read the instructions carefully, I would have made a lot of mistakes
    2. If I read the instructions carefully, I wouldn't make a lot of mistakes.
    3. Had I read the instructions carefully, I wouldn't have made a lot of mistakes.
    4. If I didn’t read the instructions carefully, I would make a lot of mistakes
    5. Had I not read the instructions carefully, I would have made a lot of mistakes
  24. Choose the best conditional sentence for: "She doesn’t live here, so she doesn’t know this area very well"
    1. If she hadn’t lived here, she wouldn’t have known this area very well
    2. If she lives here, she will know this area very well
    3. If she lived here, she would know this area very well.
    4. If she didn’t live here, she wouldn’t know this area very well
    5. If she had lived here, she would have known this area very well
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