Tutorial World Primary 5
 
Name:_________________________ Date:_______________
 

Grammar (2.3)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. He apologised to his teacher ________ his rude behaviour.
(1) to (3) at
(2) in (4) for ( )
 
2. The witness saw the robber ________ at the bank security guards.
(1) shoot (3) shot
(2) shooting (4) was shooting ( )
 
3. The teacher told us that ________ you ________ Shufen is the top student in school.
(1) either . . . or (3) both . . . and
(2) either . . . nor (4) both . . . or ( )
 
4. Kimberly has a new doll. I want one ________.
(1) also (3) to
(2) when (4) too ( )
 
5. Last night, a flock of pigeons ________ over my house.
(1) fly (3) flew
(2) flown (4) was flying ( )
 
6. They were ________ to leave the office when you arrived.
(1) almost (3) about
(2) nearly (4) closely ( )
 
7. Was that Lilian ________ you spoke to a minute ago?
(1) who (3) which
(2) whom (4) whose ( )
 
8. The woman was shouting for help because a ________ thief had ran away with her bag.
(1) snatch (3) snatched
(2) snatches (4) snatching ( )
 
9. ________ James ________ John are going to the movies. They have to stay at home.
(1) Either . . . or (3) Both . . . and
(2) Neither . . . nor (4) Neither . . . or ( )
 
10. Minjin continued the cross-country race ________ he had a blister on his right foot.
(1) although (3) even though
(2) because (4) since ( )

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