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 he ... thirsty, he would have drunk some water.

A - was

B - had been

C - is

D - would drink

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 3 - Do you think pigs ... if they had wings?

A - will fly

B - would fly

C - wouldn´t have flown

D - flew

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 4 - John ... on the light if it had been dark.

A - would turn

B - turned

C - would have turned

D - turns

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 they had eaten breakfast, they ... so hungry.

A - wouldn’t have felt

B - wouldn’t feel

C - will feel

D - would feel

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 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 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.

Q 10 - If she ... up her room, she must find the receipt.

A - tidies

B - tidied

C - had tidied

D - have tidied

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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