Grammar Quiz

Inversions and Subjunctive Quiz


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Subjunctive: It is vital that we not delay the treatment.

A. correct

B. incorrect


Subjunctive: It is essential that they be told the truth.

A. correct

B. incorrect


Dial 999…… an emergency.

A. you should have

B. should you have

C. were you to have


Subjunctive: The department manganger demands that we are here by 9 am.

A. correct

B. incorrect


Subjunctive in English uses the base form

A. yes

B. no


Rarely ……. such a great professional again.

A. will we see

B. we will see

C. we won’t see


At ….. the customers informed about the changes in policy.

A. any moment

B. no time

C. no time were


Subjunctive: It is important that Sarah (should) attend this meeting.

A. correct

B. incorrect


It is vital ….. the patient today.

A. that visitors not disturb

B. that visitors don’t disturb

C. not to disturb


Subjunctive: It is vital that we don’t delay the treatment.

A. correct

B. incorrect


Subjunctive: The proposal is that the school invests in tables for the students.

A. correct

B. incorrect


Only by having a healthy diet ….. improve your health.

A. you will be able to

B. will you be able to

C. you will


…… on time we wouldn’t have missed the movie.

A. Had you been

B. You had been

C. Were you to be


It’s essential that …… any of your belongings behind.

A. you not leave

B. not to leave

C. you won’t leave


Subjunctive: It is essential that they are told the truth.

A. correct

B. incorrect


Subjunctive: The proposal is that the school invest in tables for the students.

A. correct

B. incorrect


You can look up the answer…. up with the solution.

A. you shouldn’t come

B. should you not come

C. shouldn’t you come


Were ….. a ticket, you could come to the theatre with us.

A. you to buy

B. did you buy

C. you bought


Subjunctive: The department manganger demands that we be here by 9 am.

A. correct

B. incorrect


No sooner ……the train departed.

A. we had arrived than

B. had we arrived that

C. had we arrived than


Subjunctive: goes with verbs (demand, insist, request), adjectives (important, vital, essential), nouns ( proposal, recommendation, suggestion)

A. yes

B. no




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