This Self Study Guide – Diagnostic Test includes mixed questions on the grammar topics listed below. However, each of the Self Study Guide – Test Your English Grammar Part 01 – 40, which will be published one by one after this test, has 25 multiple-choice questions. 20 x 25 makes 500 questions. And each test of these 20 parts tests your knowledge on the grammar topics listed below in order, not mixed.
Grammar Problems Covered
The Noun and The Article
- Morphological composition of the noun
- Syntactical characteristics of the noun
- The category of number of the noun
- The category of case of the noun
- Use of articles with common nouns
- Use of articles with proper nouns
- Use of articles in some set expressions
- Personal pronouns: I, he, she, it, we, you, and they.
- Possessive pronouns: my, his, her, its, our, your, their, mine, his, hers, ours, yours, theirs.
- Reflexive pronouns: myself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourself (yourselves), and themselves.
- Reciprocal pronouns: each other, one another.
- Demonstrative pronouns: this (these), that (those), such, (the) same.
- Interrogative pronouns: who, whose, what, which.
- Indefinite pronouns: some, any, somebody, anybody, something, anything, someone, anyone, and one.
- Negative pronouns: no, none, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, hardly, scarcely, little.
The Adjective and the Adverb
- Morphological composition
- Syntactical characteristics
- Degrees of comparison
Tenses in the Active Voice:
- Present Simple
- Past Simple
- Future Simple
- Present Continuous
- Past Continuous
- Future Continuous
- Present Perfect
- Past Perfect
- Future Perfect
- Present Perfect Continuous
- Past Perfect Continuous
- The Sequence of Tenses
- Reported Speech
- Questions and auxiliary verbs
- If sentences (present/future) – type 1.
- If sentences (present) – type 2.
- If sentences (past) – type 3.
The Passive Voice:
- The use of the Passive Voice
- The use of tenses in the Passive Voice
- The Non-Finite Forms of the Verb:
- -ing Forms VS The Infinitive
- Verb + -ing (Example: Stop talking!)
- Verb + infinitive (Example: We decided to take a taxi.)
- Preposition + -ing (Example: I’m interested in doing it.)
- Verb + preposition + -ing (Example: They talked about going to France.)
- Expressions+ -ing (Example: How often do you go shopping?)
- Verb + object + infinitive (Examples: I asked Polly to help me. We expected him to be late.)
- Verb+Object (Examples: Jane often plays the piano. She likes children very much.)
- Used to do VS to be (get) used to doing
- Can, could, be able to
- May, might, be allowed to
- Must, have to, be to, should, ought
- Word Order and Embedded Questions
- Relative clauses
- It vs. There