BASIC ENGLISH GRAMMAR 3

CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER!

01. English …. very useful for us nowadays.
A. are
B. is
C. was
D. were
E. been
02. The cat can …. the tree well.
A. climbs
B. climbing
C. climbed
D. climb
E. to climb
03. The plane …. one of means of communication.
A. is
B. are
C. been
D. were
E. was
04. One of my English teachers … five languages.
A. speak
B. speaks
C. speaking
D. spoke
E. spoken
05. The accident …… at this place yesterday.
A. happened
B. happens
C. happening
D. happen
E. To happen
06. The meeting … in this room tomorrow.
A. hold
B. holds
C. holding
D. will be held
E. to hold
07. The car … by my son two days ago.
A. will be repaired
B. will repair
C. repaired
D. to repair
E. was repaired
08. My computer …. Troubles with its CPU.
A. has
B. have
C. having
D. to have
E. have to
09. Mr. Imam …. Bali island three times
A. visited
B. has visited
C. to visit
D. visiting
E. visits
10. The lion ….. in Surabaya zoo.
A. can be seen
B. can see
C. may kept
D. see
E. saw
11. My son …. a lot of goats in village.
A. breeds
B. to breed
C. breeding
D. have bred
E. bread
12. …. knives are sharp so you must be careful to use ….
A. that / them
B. those / it
C. those / them
D. that / them
E. these / it
13. Anita lives in Bali but … parents live in Malang.
A. his
B. her
C. hers
D. their
E. him
14. My cat is white and … has a long tail.
A. their
B. its
C. it’s
D. it
E. mine
15. A pair of shoes …. not enough for my son.
A. is
B. are
C. be
D. was
E. has been
16. The apple tree ….. well in Surabaya.
A. can’t growing
B. can’t grow
C. can’t grew
D. couldn’t growing
E. couldn’t grew
17. The goose …… is swimming in that river looks beautiful.
A. which
B. who
C. whom
D. of which
E. to which
18. The bomb … exploded in Bali caused a lot of casualties.
A. that
B. of which
C. from which
D. to which
E. of that
19. Mr. Joe …… history in my school well since 1998.
A. teaches
B. has been teaching
C. taught
D. teaching
E. has touched
22. I ……. to Shinta’s wedding party.
A. was invited
B. has been invited
C. is invited
D. has invited
E. has been inviting
21. You should …… here on time tomorrow.
A. be
B. coming
C. to come
D. came
E. to be
22. Three planes ……. in this city this year.
A. has fallen down
B. have been falling down
C. has been falling down
D. have fallen down
E. fell down
23. My cat ran after a mouse at my home yesterday.
ran after means ……..
A. caught
B. ate
C. chased
D. saw
E. played
24. Physics is …….. than mathematics.
A. more difficult
B. difficult
C. so difficult
D. more difficultly
E. more difficulty
25. Your writing should ….. before you submit it.
A. revised
B. be revised
C. be revising
D. to revise
E. revise
26. This letter ……… by the writer.
A. has not sealed
B. has not been sealed
C. have not been sealed
D. has not been sealing
E. did not seal
27. Both John and Tina …… students in my school.
A. is
B. are
C. has been
D. be
E. to be
28. Neither John nor Ali ….. studying English at school.
A. like
B. likes
C. to like
D. have liked
E. liking
29. Either Tono or Anita …… in Malang.
A. lives
B. lived
C. to live
D. living
E. live
30. She doesn’t like English lesson and …….
A. I don’t too
B. I don’t either
C. so do I
D. Neither don’t I
E. I do too
31. I have three bikes and tomorrow I’ll buy ……one.
A. the other
B. another
C. the others
D. some other
E. few others
32. I have two pens. This is one of them and …… is at home.
A. other
B. another
C. the others
D. the other
E. some others
33. I have many students at home, Some are here, ….are at home
A. some other
B. another
C. the others
D. many others
E. few other
34. The books ….you put on the tables yesterday belong to her.
A. which
B. of which
C. in which
D. to which
E. from which
35.The man …. I bought the car yesterday is kind.
A. whom
B. from whom
C. whose
D. where
E. who
36. One of my brothers …… in this class today.
A. is
B. are
C. am
D. was
E. were
37. Neither English nor biology …. useful for all of you.
A. is
B. are
C. become
D. were
E. be
38. You can …. at my house if you come to Bali.
A. staying
B. to stay
C. stayed
D. stay
E. stays
39. You should ….. here tomorrow because I need you.
A. to be
B. being
C. be
D. been
E. came
40. The car ….. is on the table is useful for all of us.
A. which
B. in which
C. whom
D. whose
E. of which
41. The sun ….. brightly in the east yesterday morning.
A. shines
B. shone
C. shining
D. to shine
E. shine
42. The plane ….. down because of the engine yesterday.
A. fall
B. falling
C. feel
D. fell
E. fallen
43. The students have forgotten to bring ….. books to school.
A. them
B. their
C. theirs
D. they
E. his
44. My cat often moves …. tail in front of the door way.
A. it’s
B. its
C. it
D. their
E. that
45. The lamps …… last night so I had to light some candles.
A. go out
B. went out
C. out
D. has gone out
E. have gone out
46. Both fish and goose …… to swim but elephants can’t.
A. is able to
B. was able to
C. can
D. are able to
E. were able to
47. My mother …… two children.
have
has
having
to have
has to
48. Malang …… some tourism objects.
A. have
B. have to
C. has
D. has to
E. had to
49. Either English or mathematics …. important lessons in this school.
A. are
B. is
C. be
D. to be
E. to become
50. Your lovely car is very expensive.
Lovely means ……
A. new
B. beautiful
C. beautifully
D. speedy
E. slowly
51. The lesson …… is given by Mr. Tikno is interesting.
A. who
B. whom
C. whose
D. of which
E. that
52. The man …… daughter is a doctor in my village is wise.
A. who
B. whose
C. who
D. which
E. where
53. The handsome boy …… I met in this school is my friend.
A. whose
B. whom
C. which
D. where
E. in which
54. The test …… is given by Mr. Alex is difficult enough.
A. that
B. of which
C. in which
D. where
E. whose
55. The school …… you study is well-known in Indonesia.
A. who
B. in which
C. from which
D. that
E. which
56. One of my cars ……. out of order now so I must go to a mechanic.
A. is
B. are
C. was
D. were
E. be
57. Borobudur temple ……. some years ago.
A. built
B. building
C. was built
D. has been built
E. builds
58. Kuta beach ……. by many tourists.
A. have visited
B. have been visited
C. has been visited
D. has visited
E. visits
59. My brother has ….. English books at home.
A. a little
B. little
C. much
D. few
E. so much
60. This book ……. in my school.
A. uses
B. use
C. is used
D. to use
E. used to
61. I am happy ……. in this city.
A. staying
B. to stay
C. stay
D. stayed
E. stays
62.She is ready …….. now.
A. help
B. to help
C. helping
D. helps
E. to helping
63. My students want ….. outside of the class.
A. study
B. to study
C. studying
D. studied
E. studies
64. My sister likes …… very much.
A. cook
B. to cook
C. cooking
D. cooked
E. cooks
65. I can’t decide …… this house alone.
A. buy
B. buying
C. to buy
D. bought
E. buys
66. I prefer ……. to speaking lesson.
A. write
B. writing
C. to write
D. wrote
E. written
67. I would like ……. to Malang.
A. moving
B. to move
C. moved
D. moves
E. move
68. She ……. milk every morning.
A. drinks
B. drank
C. to drink
D. drinking
E. drunk
69. I ……. this lesson in this class three times.
A. have explained
B. explaining
C. to explain
D. explains
E. explained
70. John ….. help your mother today.
A. have to
B. has to
C. has
D. have
E. had
71. My brother lived …… Malang three years ago.
A. on
B. at
C. in
D. into
E. under
72. I have lived in Surabaya ……. 1998.
A. on
B. since
C. for
D. in
E. at
73. The train leaves for Jakarta ….. 7 o’clock.
A. on
B. in
C. at
D. for
E. during
74. My sister ……. finish her study from Unair this year.
A. have to
B. must
C. had to
D. are able to
E. will be
75. The lesson is not …… so many students do not attend the class.
A. interested
B. interesting
C. to interest
D. bored
E. interest
76. The book …… I have just read is very interesting.
A. that
B. who
C. of which
D. in which
E. whom
77. The dog is moving …. tail.
A. it
B. its
C. it’s
D. their
E. theirs
78. Our English teacher ….. in the class now.
A. is teaches
B. teaches
C. teach
D. is teaching
E. teaching
79. ……. English, I also speak Italian.
A. Beside that
B. Besides
C. Beside
D. Be side
E. Inside
80. I have only one bike now, next month I will buy …… for my son.
A. the others
B. the other
C. another
D. Some other
E. other
81. Kartika …… comes to the class late.
A. some time
B. sometime
C. sometimes
D. some times
E. some teams
82. Everything here ….. us happy.
A. makes
B. make
C. to make
D. making
E. have made
83. No body …. You if you are lazy.
A. like
B. likes
C. have liked
D. liking
E. to like
84. Some body ….. in front of my house last night.
A. is standing
B. was standing
C. were standing
D. has stood
E. have stood
85. Nothing …. important for us to discus today.
A. is
B. was
C. are
D. be
E. were
86. John didn’t attend the meeting yesterday because of …
A. he was sick
B. it was raining
C. he has forgotten
D. illness
E. he didn’t like it
87. Tony reads …. English book everyday.
A. he
B. him
C. his
D. hers
E. theirs
88. I have two English books. Either … good.
A. are
B. is
C. has
D. have
E. were
89. Anita speaks …. English and Korean.
A. neither
B. both
C. either
D. nothing
E. none
90. Budi speaks Italian and …. do I.
A. too
B. so
C. either
D. neither
E. nothing
91. Helen doesn’t live in Malang and ….. does Alex.
A. either
B. neither
C. none
D. so
E. too
92. Susan spoke English in the class yesterday and I did ….
A. too
B. so
C. either
D. neither
E. none
93. Shanty didn’t like coffee yesterday and I didn’t ….
A. either
B. so
C. neither
D. too
E. nothing

94. Malang ….. a lot of tourism objects.
A. has
B. have
C. having
D. to have
E. have to
95. Tono likes …. in village.
A. live
B. living
C. lives
D. lived
E. leave
96. I can …… do this assignment.
A. hard
B. hardly
C. harder
D. hurt
E. hut
97. You should …. here before 6 o’clock tomorrow.
A. be
B. came
C. comes
D. come
E. coming
98. Some students have done ….. assignment.
A. his
B. her
C. their
D. our
E. ours
99. Tony and I have submitted … assignment to Mr. Marcus.
A. ours
B. our
C. my
D. his
E. him
100. SMA 6 is one of well-known …… in Surabaya.
A. high school
B. high schools
C. universities
D. university
E. kindergarten

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1. My husband and I …… very
sad when we heard the news.
had
was
were
have been
has been

2. There … no way to help him
now.
am
is
was
are
were

3. Can you guess ……. ?
A. how old is she
B. how old she is
C. how old is her
D. how old is it her
E. how old it is her

4. I have ….. smoking.
A. given out
B. given up
C. given away
D. given over
E. given

5. Can you tell me when …..
A. she will back
B. she will be back
C. will she back
D. will she be back
E. she back

6. I am very …. in biology.
A. interest
B. interesting
C. interested
D. interests
E. to interest

7. He wanted to know why …..
A. we went there
B. did we go there
C. were we gone there
D. we were gone there
E. we do we go there

8. They have been sick ….. Three
months ago.
A. since
B. during
C. within
D. for
E. when

9. ……. all morning yesterday.
A. It is rained
B. It was rain
C. It was rained
D. It rained
E. It is raining

10. They kept on ….. all day long.
A. study
B. studying
C. to study
D. studied
E. studies

11. The thief moved silently out
of the room in order …..
A. not to be heard
B. not to hear
C. not to listened
D. not hearing
E. not heard

12. Let him ….. the oil into the
can.
A. pouring
B. to pour
C. of pouring
D. pour
E. pours

13. I want to have my watch …..
A. repair
B. to repair
C. repaired
D. repairing
E. repairs

14. Are you frightened …. The
earthquake?
A. on
B. of
C. with
D. for
E. in

15. If I had money, I …. the ring.
A. bought
B. have bought
C. had bought
D. would buy
E. would have bought

16. …….. should be considered.
A. What did he say
B. What he said
C. What was he said
D. What he was said
E. What was he saying

17. Is the house ….. ?
A. for sold
B. for selling
C. to sell
D. for sale
E. sells

18. They all long …. the holidays.
A. at
B. for
C. with
D. about
E. in

19. Your dreams may come ….
A. truth
B. true
C. truly
D. truthfully
E. in true way

20. It is difficult to make a
decision without …. all the facts.
A. knowing
B. know
C. knew
D. known
E. to know

21. He is not used …. hard
manual work.
A. to
B. of
C. for
D. with
E. in

22. The news …………
A. not interest me
B. not interest for me
C. does not interest me
D. does not interested me
E. does not interesting me

23. He has refused ……..
A. help us
B. helped us
C. helping us
D. to help us
E. for helping us

24. He decided ….. to the
meeting.
A. not go
B. not going
C. of not going
D. not to go
E. doesn’t go

25. We must not keep them …..
A. wait
B. waiting
C. for wait
D. for waiting
E. to wait

26.We must go on …….
A. for working
B. of working
C. working
D. in working
E. to work

27. She could not help …..
A. out laughing
B. for laughing
C. of laughing
D. laughing
E. to laugh

28. We saw that our plan would
…….
A. fall
B. fallen
C. fallen down
D. fail
E. failure

29. ……. that the meeting is on
Friday.
A. Remain him
B. Remain to him
C. Remind him
D. Remind to him
E. Remains him

30. The prisoners were …..
A. set free
B. set freely
C. let free
D. let freely
E. to set freely

31. Please ……. where to get the
tickets.
A. inform to him
B. inform him
C. inform on him
D. inform at him
E. informing him

32. It ….. three hours to do the
work.
A. took them
B. spent them
C. left them
D. let them
E. ate them

33. It is ….. whether he will be
able to come or not.
A. doubt
B. doubtly
C. doubtful
D. doubtfully
E. doubted

34. He still ….. poor.
A. remains
B. reminds
C. remain
D. remind
E. reminding

35.The milk …. sour.
A. feels
B. tastes
C. is fell
D. is taste
E. is feeling

36. He …. in solving the problem.
A. succeeded
B. was success
C. successful
D. successfully
E. was succeeded

37.He soon fell …..
A. sleep
B. to sleep
C. sleepy
D. asleep
E. slept

38. The success of the picnic will
depend ….. the weather.
A. for
B. on
C. at
D. to
E. in

39. You will soon become
accustomed ….. the climate.
A. for
B. on
C. at
D. to
E. in

40.There was a quarrel about the …… of the stolen goods.
A. division
B. divide
C. dividing
D. divided
E. to divide

41. What is the reason … his
absence?
A. of
B. with
C. to
D. for
E. in

42. That hat …. very good on
you.
A. are
B. look
C. looks
D. appear
E. seem

43. What’s the matter …. her?
A. of
B. with
C. on
D. to
E. in

44. Are you interested …..
Japanese?
A. of studying
B. with studying
C. on studying
D. to studying
E. in studying

45. I don’t know how ….. this
word.
A. to pronounce
B. pronunciation
C. pronouncing
D. pronounce
E. pronounces

46. He sent the letter without ….
it first.
A. to sign
B. sign
C. signing
D. signed
E. signs

47.Don’t let the vase ……
A. fall
B. falls
C. falling
D. to fall
E. fell

48. ….. where he put my
magazine.
A. Ask to him
B. Ask at him
C. Ask on him
D. Ask him
E. Asking him

49. I would help you if I …. time.
A. would have
B. had
C. have
D. had had
E. have had

50. My shoes need …….
A. mend
B. to mend
C. mending
D. of mending
E. for mending

51. The test is so complicated …… many students can’t do it.
because
when
since
therefore
as long as

52. We can’t do the test well ……. our teacher has not explained it yet.
A. so
B. as a result
C. therefore
D. as long as
E. because

53. My motorcycle has been stolen …. I haven’t locked it.
A. because
B. as a result
C. provided that
D. as long as
E. therefore

54. My parents have lived in Malang …… I got a job there.
A. because
B. since
C. therefore
D. that’s why
E. consequently

55. You may pick up some apples from my garden …. you ask for me.
A. therefore
B. since
C. as long as
D. as a result
E. while

56. I switch the lamp on …. the room is dark.
A. therefore
B. that’s why
C. because
D. so
E. if only

57. My glasses have been broken by my son …..I have to buy others.
A. in order that
B. so
C. because
D. when
E. provided that

58. The students should submit their assignment ….. the bell rings.
A. so
B. as soon as
C. therefore
D. unless
E. since

59. Please telephone me ….. you arrive your mother’s house.
A. since
B. as soon as
C. so
D. therefore
E. as long as

60. The floor of this class room is clean now …. it has just been swept.
A. as long as
B. because
C. therefore
D. unless
E. provided that

61. The book which written by Mr. Ryan is good …. many people buy it.
A. as long as
B. because
C. that’s why
D. provided that
E. in order that

62. The room is very dark …. my mother switches the lamps on.
A. because
B. so
C. in order that
D. unless
E. provided that

63. My brother was painting the wall of the house ….. I came there.
A. because
B. when
C. as long as
D. therefore
E. so

64. It seems that today is going to rain …… it’s cloudy.
A. before
B. after
C. because
D. as long as
E. that’s why

65. Be careful if you get into the jungle ….. many wild animals are there.
A. because
B. that’s why
C. therefore
D. on condition that
E. therefore

66. Please, check your car …. you use it.
A. before
B. after
C. because
D. that’s why
E. therefore

67. You must wash your motorcycle ….you use it.
A. before
B. after
C. as long as
D. because
E. when

68. Please , don’t make a lot of noise ….. I explain the lesson.
A. after
B. before
C. when
D. unless
E. therefore

69. Pleas, be patient ….you get a trouble in your life.

A. as long as
B. when
C. while
D. before
E. after

70. I don’t remember …. I put my wallet.
A. where
B. if
C. while
D. as long as
E. before

71. The chair must be repaired …. it is out of order.
A. because
B. in order to
C. in order that
D. therefore
E. however

72. I save some of my money In bank ….. it is safe.
A. because
B. in order to
C. in order that
D. therefore
E. that’s why

73. ….. Tony’s house is far from his office, he is never late to office.
A. Therefore
B. Because
C. Although
D. That’s why
E. Provided that

74. ….. Joko stayed in Australia for 2 years, he can’t speak English.
A. Therefore
B. Although
C. Because
D. Provided that
E. However

75. I didn’t come to your house yesterday ….. I was busy.
A. therefore
B. after
C. because
D. provided that
E. as long as

76. Kartika has cut her hair …. she looks more beautiful.
A. because
B. in order that
C. therefore
D. if
E. unless

77. Rini was writing a letter in his room …. I was cleaning windows.
A. therefore
B. because
C. although
D. while
E. since

78. That car is a modern one …… it costs a lot of money.
A. therefore
B. in order that
C. unless
D. provided that
E. as long as

79. Budi drives his car carefully …. he doesn’t get a accident.
A. because
B. therefore
C. in order that
D. unless
E. when

80. It is raining today …. I bring an umbrella.
A. because
B. if
C. so
D. before
E. however

81. …. he is poor, he never complains about his life.
A. because
B. if
C. so
D. although
E. however

82. Hartini drinks milk everyday … her body is not fat.
A. although
B. however
C. because
D. when
E. unless

83. John is going to buy a new car …. he doesn’t need it much.
A. however
B. although
C. since
D. therefore
E. while

84. The test is easy …. many students can do it well.
that’s why
because
unless
although
however

85. She always smiles …. she meets someone.
A. unless
B. whenever
C. therefore
D. because
E. although

86. She always watches TV … she finishes studying.
A. after
B. while
C. because
D. unless
E. provided that
87. Please, speak softly ….. my mother is sleeping.
A. before
B. because
C. as long as
D. on condition that
E. therefore

88. The room is very hot ….. I can’t sleep.
A. so
B. because
C. while
D. before
E. since

89. Please, pray …..you go sleeping.
A. before
B. while
C. after
D. because
E. unless

90. The river is very deep …. you must be careful if you swim there.
A. before
B. so
C. consequently
D. when
E. however

91. The room is comfortable …. the students can study well.
A. consequently
B. in order that
C. because
D. when
E. as long as

92. I always review all of my lessons at home …. I go to school.
A. because
B. in order that
C. because
D. when
E. as long as

93. Many people cut trees in the forest ….. it can cause flood.
A. although
B. as a result
C. even though
D. as long as
E. because

94. I drank milk and honey everyday ……. I become healthy.
A. because
B. in order that
C. although
D. however
E. as if

95. ……. the wave of the Atlantic ocean is dangerous, Alex wants to cross it
A. Because
B. Although
C. However
D. Provided that
E. Unless

96. Bromo Mountain is ….. many people visit there.
so beautiful
so beautiful that
such beautiful that
such beautiful
beautiful

97. I have ……. I need some teachers to help me.
A. such many students
B. so many students that
C. such many students that
D. so many students
E. many students

98. The flowers in the garden look beautiful ….. I want to pick them.
A. because
B. therefore
C. as soon as
D. on condition that
E. provided that

99. You may use your calculator ….. you want to use it.
A. provided that
B. if
C. although
D. therefore
E. because

100. Please don’t touch this wire ….. it is dangerous.
A. because
B. therefore
C. because
D. so
E. consequently

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