Competitive Exams: English Grammar Questions (Practice-Test 4 of 5)

Directions: In questions no. 6 to 10, sentences are given with blanks to the filled in with an appropriate word (s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate rectangle [ ] in the Answer Sheet.

  1. If you had followed the rules, you _______disqualified.

    1. will not be

    2. would not be

    3. will not have been

    4. would not have been

  2. The housewife _______ the cakes burning, and ran to switch off the oven.

    1. smell

    2. smells

    3. smelt

    4. smelling

  3. _______ and old legend, King Shirham lived in India.

    1. In the event of

    2. Due to

    3. According to

    4. In reference to

  4. ______ you leave no, you will be late.

    1. Until

    2. Till

    3. Unless

    4. Although

  5. The _______ were arrested for illegally hunting the bears.

    1. poachers

    2. rangers

    3. soldiers

    4. villagers