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 - 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 - She ... the computer if it broke down.

A - will repair

B - repairs

C - would repair

D - repaired

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 5 - If you want me to, I ... the shopping.

A - can do

B - would do

C - had done

D - did

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 6 - The manager ... very happy, if Peter signs the agreement.

A - will be

B - was

C - would have been

D - were

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 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 - If you ... a minute, I'll come with you.

A - will be waiting

B - wait

C - waited

D - had waited

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 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 - 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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