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 - 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 - If I ... you, I wouldn't ask so many questions.

A - was

B - were

C - would

D - am

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 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 - 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.

Q 10 - They'd have been able to return the bottle if they ... the labels.

A - hadn’t torn off

B - haven’t torn

C - don’t tear off

D - didn’t tear off

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.


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