English grammar tests are givens in any college entrance text exam. So it’s best to prepare for them early. Here’s one you can try. Remember, practice makes perfect. So take as many of these as you can.

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Complete the following sentences.

1. The boy held the box ……………….. even though him arm hurt ……………….

tightly, badlytight, badtightly, badtight, badly

2. ………………. as fast as she could, she managed to arrive on time.

Being drivingHaving drivingDrivingDriven

3. …………………. much blood, the driver struggled with the controls.

Being lostLostHaving lostLosing

4. The man was charged with DUI. ………………., he was suspected of committing robbery in another state.

In additionFor instanceIn the same waySimilarly

5. I believe that smoking is extremely injurious ………………… health.

fortowithon

6. You will greatly benefit ………………. the experience.

withtofromat

7. I have invited Alice and Rebecca. ……………….. Sally, I don’t care whether she comes or not.

As far asAs forwhilewhereas

8. The train was late. ………………….. I managed to arrive on time.

On the contraryBy contrastDespite thatIncidentally

9. Why do you want to get a job as a typist? You won’t be able to work from 9 to 6. ……………….. you can’t type.

Answers

1. The boy held the box tightly even though him arm hurt badly.

2. Driving as fast as she could, she managed to arrive on time.

3. Having lost much blood, the driver struggled with the controls.

4. The man was charged with DUI. In addition, he was suspected of committing robbery in another state.

5. I believe that smoking is extremely injurious to health.

6. You will greatly benefit from the experience.

7. I have invited Alice and Rebecca. As for Sally, I don’t care whether she comes or not.

8. The train was late. Despite that I managed to arrive on time.

9. Why do you want to get a job as a typist? You won’t be able to work from 9 to 6. In any case you can’t type.

Source: https://www.englishgrammar.org/grammar-practice-test/