Grammar Quiz

Would rather/ would prefer/ would like Quiz


I’d rather you ___ here with me and the kids.

A. to stay

B. stayed

C. stay

She prefers playing guitar … listening music.

A. then

B. and

C. to

D. than

I’d prefer ______ just a salad.

A. have

B. having

C. to have

D. to having

He’d prefer to keep his job _______ fired.

A. to being

B. rather than being

C. before to be

D. rather than be

I’d rather speak to him in person __________ things over the phone.

A. than discuss

B. to discussing

C. to discuss

Maria ________ _________ go to English class _________ go to science class.

A. would prefer / rather than

B. would rather / rather than

C. would rather / than

D. would prefer / instead of

I prefer brown sugar _____ white sugar.

A. than

B. to

C. that

I like trekking in the mountains, but I prefer ____ on a sandy beach.

A. lying

B. lie

C. to lying

I’d prefer a movie _______ a concert.

A. rather than

B. to

C. that

D. from

I’d prefer to read for a while ___ TV.

A. to watch

B. rather than watch

C. that watch

They’d rather have lunch inside, but I’d prefer ___________ outside in the garden.

A. eat

B. eating

C. to eat

She …………………. eat a salad than a hamburger.

A. prefer

B. would rather

I prefer travelling by bus ___ travel by train.

A. to travel

B. to travelling

C. rather than

Although I love relaxing on beaches, I think I prefer __________ in the mountains.

A. walk

B. walking

They’d rather ______ their children to violent movies.

A. not take

B. not to take

I’d rather she _______ something different.

A. study

B. studied

C. to study

D. would study

She’d prefer to work night shifts _______ work at weekends.

A. that

B. than

C. to

D. rather than

My sister ………… being famous…….. being intelligent.

A. prefers & to

B. prefer & to

C. would & or

D. prefer & than

She ___ to stay in a hotel.

A. rather

B. would rather

C. would prefer

I’d rather come with you ___ here alone.

A. than stay

B. than staying

C. to stay

Who would rather ______ and make dinner tonight?

A. stay home

B. to stay home

I don’t fancy the theatre again. I’d rather __________ to the cinema.

A. to

B. go

C. going

I’d prefer to walk rather than _______ by car.

A. to go

B. go

C. going

D. to going

I usually have tea, but today I’d prefer ___ coffee, please.

A. have

B. having

C. to have

I don’t want to go out. I’d rather ___ home.

A. stay

B. staying

C. to stay


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