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 - The dog ... you if it hadn’t been tied up.

A - would bite

B - will bite

C - would have bitten

D - bites

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 2 - She ... pleased if you came.

A - would be

B - would have been

C - would has been

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 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 - 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 - 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 - We ... John if we'd known about his problems.

A - would have helped

B - would be helping

C - have helped

D - will help

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 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.

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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