Intermediate English Grammar Exercise

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Test your understanding of grammar rules with this intermediate English grammar exercise.

1. She would never have changed jobs if she ------------------

a) had been promoted
b) have been promoted
c) is promoted
d) was promoted

2. I don't trust these godmen. I never have, and I --------------------.

a) will never
b) never will
c) never do
d) never would

3. I am going to do my exams, and -------------------- I am planning to study law.

a) after
b) afterwards
c) afterward
d) later

4. I thought I would fail the test, but I passed -------------

a) at all
b) finally
c) after all
d) nevertheless

5. When I was ------------------- I was working.

a) at your age
b) your age
c) of your age
d) at the age of you

6. Alice isn't coming to the party. Stella isn't coming -----------------

a) either
b) neither
c) also
d) too

7. Grandmother often comes and --------------- the weekends with us.

a) spend
b) spends
c) spending
d) to spend

8. Did you have ----------------- trouble going through the customs?

a) enough
b) any
c) too
d) some

9. Get that cat ---------------------- the piano.

a) of
b) off
c) from
d) above

10. Maria died on ---------------- after the accident.

a) a Friday
b) the Friday
c) Friday
d) Coming Friday

Answers

1. She would never have changed jobs if she had been promoted.

2. I don't trust these godmen. I never have, and I never will.

3. I am going to do my exams, and afterwards I am planning to study law.

4. I thought I would fail the test, but I passed after all.

5. When I was your age I was working. (There is no preposition in the structure is/am/are etc. + ... age.)

6. Alice isn't coming to the party. Stella isn't coming either.

7. Grandmother often comes and spends the weekends with us.

8. Did you have any trouble going through the customs?

9. Get that cat off the piano.

10. Maria died on the Friday after the accident.

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