Unit 1 Questions Based on English Grammar

Unit 1 Questions Based on English Grammar

Important questions based on English Grammar from following Unit 1: Applied Grammar and usage, Parts of Speech, Articles, Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement, Prepositions, Active and Passive Voice, Reported Speech: Direct and Indirect, Sentence Structure, Punctuation. Vocabulary Development: Using Dictionary and Thesaurus, Synonym, Antonym,


QUE. 1  what is punctuation? What do you understand by “open punctuation”?     MARKS 2        Punctuation is an indicators used in a written text.  The punctuation marks helps to separate sentences or its parts of a sentences form another. The open punctuation means


 QUE.2  Change the narrations.                                                                              MARKS 4

  1. He says, “I am busy”.
  2. He requested me not to leave him alone.
  3. He said to me, “I have often told you not to play with fire”
  4. The teacher said, “I am busy today”.

Questions Based on English Grammar

ANSWERS- 1.  He says that he is busy

  1. He said, please not to leave me alone.
  2. He told me that he had often warned me not to play with fire.
  3. The teacher said that she was busy that day.

QUE -2  Fill in the blanks                                                                                        MARKS 5

  1. Insert missing possessives form.

She makes all ——– own clothes——.

  1. Each of the scholars——- done well. (Has or have)
  2. ——— do you wish to see. (Who or whom)
  3. Supply the appropriate preposition-

Do you want to speak ——- regarding anything?

  1. He is a great doctor. He is not a good human being. (Join the sentences by using suitable conjunction.)

ANSWERS-( 1- her , herself , 2- has , 3- whom, 4- to , 5- but )


QUE 3- Do as directed:                                                                                        MARKS 7

  1. Transform the following into an exclamatory sentence-

It is a horrible night.

  1. Write the following sentence with the given adverb-

I go to pictures.  (Often)

  1. Rewrite the following sentence, using ‘enough to’.

You are quite old now; you ought to know better.

  1. Supply a verb in agreement with its subject-

Knowledge of the modern languages———- essential these days.

  1. A committee will ( look into/ look for) the scandal.
  2. Supply the appropriate preposition-

He is indebted – his friend.

  1. Some people don’t know how to react to a ——( complement/compliment)



  1. What a horrible night it is!
  2. I often go to pictures.
  3. You are old enough to know better.
  4. Knowledge of the modern languages is essential these days.
  5. A committee will look into the scandal.
  6. He is indebted to his friend.
  7. Some people don’t know how to react to a compliment

Questions Based on English Grammar

QUE 4.  Select appropriate grammatical structure for the each blank.              MARKS 2

  1. Maps are used to show geographical distribution—————-
  2. By data b) from data c) of data.
  3. To err is ————-
  4. Human being b) humane   c) human


QUE 5- Do as directed:                                                                     5 MARKS


  1. The dog jump (into/onto) the lake.
  2. She does not like mangoes.
  3. We must work, or we cannot be happy( change into simple sentence)
  4. Add ‘a’ , ‘an’, some, or ‘the’ where necessary
  5. a) There is ____ fly in—– lemonade.
  6. b) ——- sugar on the table is from Cuba.
  7. c) ———- athlete should follow a well-balanced diet.
  8. d) French is ——- easy language.



  1. The dog jump into the lake.
  2. Mangoes are not liked by her.
  3. Simple sentences- we must work to be happy.
  4. (a) a , the (b) the (c) an (d) an


QUES 5  Changes the voices                                                                        MARKS 5

  1. The father explained them the exercise. (Change the voice)
  2. Post the letter. (Change the voice)
  3. The government has sent him a message. (Change the voice)
  4. The book is being read by the most of the class. (Change the voice if required)
  5. We admire the brave.



  1. The exercises were explained to them by the father.
  2. The letter is posted/ let the letter be posted
  3. A message has been sent to him by the government.
  4. In Passive
  5. The brave are admired.

Questions Based on English Grammar

.QUE 6. Do as directed:                                                                                      MARKS 2

  1. When I ———– him, he ————————-badminton. (Use correct form of tense using – see, play)  (SAW , WAS PLAYING )
  2. ———- teaching, Ankit also does English coaching. (Use preposition)(Besides)


QUE 7. Do as directed:                                                                             MARKS  4

  1. The number of tigers in the country——————decreasing. (Is/ are) (are)
  2. One of my sisters (is/are) going on a trip.(is)
  3. One of the students said,’ (A/AN/THE) professor is late today. (the)
  4. She always (cook) in the morning (supply the correct tense). (cooks)

QUE 8. Do as directed:                                                                             MARKS  5

  1. He showed me the greatest respect. (CHNGE THE VOICE)
  2. The boy is climbing the cliff. CHNGE THE VOICE)
  3. Do you have (some/any) food? (Use appropriate adjective)
  4. When we reached the station, the train—– already……. (use correct form of verb ‘ leave)
  5. Statistics are a very scoring subject.(correct the sentence)


  1. The greatest respect was showed to me.
  2. The cliff is being climbed by the boy
  3. Some
  4. Had , left
  5. Statistics is a very scoring subject.

QUE 9. Do as directed:                                                                             MARKS  10

  1. Loud/ loudly He cleared his throat. (Use correct adverb). (loudly)
  2. Identify parts of speech in the different usage of underlined word;
    1. They arrived soon after. (———–adverb)
    2. They arrived after (————-pronoun)
    3. They arrived after we had left. (—–conjunction)
  3. (Its/ it’s) my duty to serve my parents. (Use correct pronoun) (it’s)
  4. Everyone has come, (hasn’t he/ haven’t they)? (Use correct pronoun) ( haven’t they)
  5. Find the Transitive & Intransitive verb:

a). some animals run ( run- intransitive)

b). I heard a story. (Heard- transitive)

  1. Make the following sentence negative-
  2. a) He comes here every day. (He does not come here every day)

7.. “You shall come back by eleven,” my father told me. (Change the narration)

(My father advised/asked me to come back by eleven.)

  1. Someone has found the boy the people wanted.

The boy that the people wanted has been found.

  1. How do people learn languages?

How the languages are learnt by the people.

  1. I  first met him (A/AN/THE) year ago.(A)


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