VOICE (ACTIVE AND PASSIVE)Voice is the branch of grammar which studies the form that the verb takes in a sentence to determine the status of the subject and the object.Voice can be studied in Active and Passive.1) Active Voice : A verb is said to be in the Active Voice when its subject acts or when the emphasis is on the doer or the subject.Example:Harry sang a song.Here, the subject Harry is acting.2) Passive Voice : A verb is in the Passive Voice when the subject is...
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IDIOMS AND PHRASES PART-IIAs we have studied in the part one of Idioms and phrases quiz that Idioms are expressions of words or phrases whose meaning cannot be explained directly from the meaning of individual words that make it up.In this quiz, we will learn the meaning of some more Idioms and Phrases.Guess the correct meaning of Idioms and Phrases in the following quiz.All the best for the Idioms and Phrases Part-II Quiz!
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IDIOMS AND PHRASESIdioms are expressions of words or phrases whose meaning cannot be explained directly from the meaning of individual words that make it up.Example :1) Under someone's wingIf you go through above example word by word, then the literal meaning of it would be like you're in the wing of someone or you're sitting in the wing of some bird while this is absolutely wrong. The meaning of this idiom is " to be under someone's...
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HOMOPHONES PART-IIHomophones are pair of words that sound same but are different from each other in meaning, spelling or both. We have given some examples of Homophones in first part of the quiz. Let's learn about some more Homophones in the given quiz. All the best for the Homophones Quiz Part-II !
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HOMOPHONESHomophones are pair of words that sound same but are different from each other in meaning, spelling or both.Examples :1) Accept and ExceptHere, the meaning of Accept is " consider or hold as true " while Except means " prevent from being included, accepted or considered ".Use in sentence :Accept- The Prime Minister accepted the suggestion of the opposition parties.Except- All ministers...
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VERB-SUBJECT AGREEMENTRule 13 : Some nouns, which are singular in form but are plural in number take a plural verb.Examples : People were shouting. Cattle are grazing. Rule 14 : When a plural noun denotes some particular quantity or amount considered as a whole, it takes a singular verb.Examples : Five hundred rupees is a big amount. Hundred miles is a long distance. Rule 15 : The title of books, names of countries or subjects which look like plural, but actually...
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VERB-SUBJECT AGREEMENTRule 9 : Nouns, plural in form but singular in meaning, take a singular verb.Examples : This news were broadcast from All India Radio yesterday. (Incorrect)This news was broadcast from All India Radio yesterday. (Correct) Rule 10 : When two subjects are joined by not only..... but also, the verb must agree with the second subject.Examples :Not only the principal, but also the students were laughing. Rule 11 : When two...
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VERBWe have studied about the Verb and four rules of the 'Verb-Subject' agreement in part I of the Verb quiz.Here, we'll study further rules of 'Verb-Subject' agreement.Rule 5 : If two subjects are joined by either.....or, neither....nor, the verb agrees with the subject near to it.Example :  Either my brother or I am to do this work. Neither he nor they are prepared to do this work. Rule 6 : A noun singular in form...
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This is a miscellaneous quiz to help improve your grammar. Select the most appropriate word-Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb etc and make the sentence correct.All the best for the Quiz! 
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VERBA Verb is a word used to tell or assert something about some person or thing.The verb may tell us :What a person or thing does: asNoah swims.What is done to a person or thing: asJack is punished.What a person or thing is: asThe dog is dead. AGREEMENT OF THE VERB WITH THE SUBJECT:'Verb-Subject' agreement plays a very important role in English Grammar. Even those who enjoy a good command over the language. Sometimes commit mistakes. In the following...
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AdverbAn adverb is a word that qualifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb and a  preposition.Examples :Anne eats fast.In this sentence, the word fast is an adverb because it qualifies the verb eats.She is quite an intelligent girl.In this sentence, the word quite is an adverb because it qualifies the adjective intelligent.The ship has sailed right round the world.In this sentence, the word right is an adverb because it qualifies the...
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AdjectiveAn adjective is a word that qualifies or adds something to the meaning of a noun.Examples: Anne is a good girl. (Girl of what kind?) I gave him four pencils. (How many pencils?) We do not like that food. (Which food?)In Example 1, good tells what kind of girl Anne is.In Example 2, four tells how many pencils I gave him.In Example 3, that points out which food is meant. Some Facts About Adjective And Their Uses:There are two...
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Select the appropriate answer to fill the blanks given in the grammar quiz. This is a random quiz and is not specific to any category.
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NounThe Noun is a word which is used as the name of a person, place or thing.and the word thing incorporates: the objects that we can touch, taste, see, smell or hear. Anything that we can think of but can not perceive through our senses.Noun has their five different kinds. Common Noun : Name of the person or thing of the same kind. Examples : Chair, sea, city, bucket, notebook etc. Collective Noun : It denotes the group or collection of persons or...
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ConjunctionA word which is used to join words or phrases or sentences is called a Conjunction.Examples: She must study hard, or she will fail. Two and two make four.In (1) example, the conjunction joins two sentences. In (2) example, the conjunction joins two words only.Some facts about Conjunctions :  Conjunction never connects with an object. Conjunction never qualifies a word.Conjunctions are sub-divided into two main classes...
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