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 you had lived a hundred years ago, what ... your life ... like?

A - would has been

B - would be

C - would have been

D - will be

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 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 - 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 - 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 - If it rains, the boys ... hockey.

A - won’t play

B - wouldn’t play

C - played

D - will play

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 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 - If you ... for a little moment, I'll tell the doctor you are here.

A - wait

B - will

C - had

D - have

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.

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