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 - It ... easy to paint pictures if you knew how to.

A - would be

B - had been

C - would have been

D - be

Answer : A

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 - She ... pleased if you came.

A - would be

B - would have been

C - would has been

D - was

Answer : A

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 she gave him the money, he ... it on records.

A - would spend

B - would have spent

C - will spend

D - spent

Answer : A

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 6 - The manager ... very happy, if Peter signs the agreement.

A - will be

B - was

C - would have been

D - were

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 - Would you go out more often if you ... so much in the house?

A - don’t have

B - didn’t have to do

C - hadn’t had to do

D - wouldn’t had to do

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 8 - If they ... new batteries, their camera would have worked correctly.

A - use

B - used

C - had used

D - have used

Answer : C

Explanation

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

Q 9 - If you like, you ... for two days.

A - can stay

B - might stay

C - staying

D - will stay

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.

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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