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 - If it rains, you ... wet.

A - will get

B - would get

C - get

D - had got

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 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 you drink this, you ... young forever.

A - stays

B - would stay

C - didn´t stay

D - will stay

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 4 - We would have gone jogging if it ...

A - not had rained

B - hasn´t rained

C - hadn´t rained

D - rains

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 5 - Helen would have gone to the party if she ... so ill.

A - wouldn’t feel

B - hadn’t felt

C - didn’t feel

D - won’t feel

Answer : B

Explanation

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

Q 6 - Martha would have come if you ... her.

A - would invite

B - invited

C - invites

D - had invited

Answer : D

Explanation

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

Q 7 - If he ... his own vegetables, he wouldn't have to buy them.

A - grow

B - grew

C - had grown

D - had been growing

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 - We ... John if we'd known about his problems.

A - would have helped

B - would be helping

C - have helped

D - will help

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 9 - If I ... the film in the cinema, I wouldn't have watched it on TV again.

A - had seen

B - seen

C - have seen

D - saw

Answer : A

Explanation

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