Verbal Ability - Conditionals Online Quiz


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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to Conditionals. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - She would go to the Job Centre if she ... a job.

A - had wanted

B - will want

C - wanted

D - wants

Answer : C

Explanation

If the main clause has the action word in past modal, the conditional clause will have verb in simple past. And, vice versa.

Q 2 - If it ... I would stay at home.

A - rains

B - rained

C - has rained

D - had rained

Answer : B

Explanation

If the main clause has the action word in past modal, the conditional clause will have verb in simple past. And, vice versa.

Q 3 - If the professor ... a magic drink, he would have become famous.

A - had invented

B - will invent

C - would have invented

D - invented

Answer : A

Explanation

If the main clause has action word in future perfect, the conditional clause will have verb in past perfect. And, vice versa.

Q 4 - If you pack your things quickly, we ... it to the bus.

A - makes

B - make

C - made

D - will make

Answer : D

Explanation

If the main clause has action word in simple future or present modal (can, must, etc), the conditional clause will have verb in simple present. And, vice versa.

Q 5 - If you want me to, I ... the shopping.

A - can do

B - would do

C - had done

D - did

Answer : A

Explanation

If the main clause has action word in simple future or present modal (can, must, etc.), the conditional clause will have verb in simple present. And, vice versa.

Q 6 - She will have many friends if she ...

A - tries

B - had tried

C - tried

D - would try

Answer : A

Explanation

If the main clause has action word in simple future or present modal (can, must, etc.), the conditional clause will have verb in simple present. And, vice versa.

Q 7 - Jim ... whisky distilleries if he travelled to Scotland.

A - will see

B - saw

C - would see

D - has seen

Answer : C

Explanation

If the main clause has the action word in past modal, the conditional clause will have verb in simple past. And, vice versa.

Q 8 - If we arrived at 10, we ... Tyler's presentation.

A - will miss

B - would miss

C - would have missed

D - would be missing

Answer : B

Explanation

If the main clause has the action word in past modal, the conditional clause will have verb in simple past. And, vice versa.

Q 9 - Metal ... if you heat it.

A - will expand

B - would expand

C - expands

D - expanded

Answer : C

Explanation

If the conditional clause will have verb in simple present, the main clause will have the action word in simple present. And, vice versa.

Q 10 - Where would you live if you ... younger.

A - was

B - were

C - would be

D - are

Answer : B

Explanation

If the main clause has the action word in past modal, the conditional clause will have verb in simple past. And, vice versa.

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