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 - If I come, I ... you.

A - saw

B - would see

C - will see

D - sees

Answer : C

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 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 - 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 - There would have been a disaster, if the earthquake ... longer.

A - had lasted

B - lasts

C - lasted

D - have lasted

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 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 I went anywhere, it ... New Zealand.

A - would be

B - will be

C - were

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 9 - He ... my e-mail if he'd been online yesterday evening.

A - would have received

B - should have received

C - will receive

D - might receive

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 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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