English 3rd C.A for Grade 8
  • 1. One of these is not a transitive verb.
A) send
B) love
C) slap
D) come
  • 2. The following verbs are intransitive verbs except _____
A) die
B) carry
C) resign
D) run
  • 3. An informal letter requires ..... address(s).
A) two
B) one
C) many
D) three
  • 4. A formal letter is also called a/an ..... letter.
A) request
B) official
C) friendly
D) permission
  • 5. 'Yours faithfully' is commonly used in a/an ..... letter.
A) semi-informal
B) informal
C) formal
D) semi-formal
  • 6. Which of these statements expresses the simple past tense?
A) Abdulkabir has travelled to Dubai.
B) Iman bought himself a new pair of shoes.
C) The man always pays his bills.
D) The cat is chasing a lion.
  • 7. Which of the following statements expresses the past continuous tense?
A) The police were torturing the suspect when he passed out.
B) Chief Dogo will marry a third wife.
C) A visitor has been waiting for the HOS.
D) Aisha Ashaye visited her village last month.
  • 8. Which of the following statements expresses the present perfect tense?
A) Mr Portable has not thought it possible.
B) Abdulmannan is washing his new school uniform himself.
C) Dr. Longus arrives from Qatar today.
D) Emeka was kidnapped today.
  • 9. Which of the following statements expresses the simple present tense?
A) The sun rises in the east.
B) Daani celebrated his birth anniversary.
C) Daud has secured a new job.
D) Habeebulah is climbing a pawpaw tree.
  • 10. The past participle form of the verb 'rise' is .....
A) rose
B) rised
C) risen
D) rinsed
  • 11. The correct passive form of the statement 'Adeleke won the election' is .....
A) The election has been won by Adeleke.
B) The election was won by Adeleke.
C) The election is being won by Adeleke.
D) The election will be won by Adeleke.
  • 12. The correct passive form of the statement 'Mr Zazu is leading the protest' is .....
A) The protest has been led by Mr Zazu.
B) The protest will be led by Mr Zazu.
C) The protest was led by Mr Zazu.
D) The protest is being led by Mr Zazu.
  • 13. The correct passive form of the statement 'Soyinka will write new poems' is .....
A) New poems will be written by Soyinka.
B) New poems have been written by Soyinka.
C) New poems were written by Soyinka.
D) New poems are being written by Soyinka.
  • 14. The correct passive form of the statement 'Achebe has written many novels' is .....
A) Many novels have been written by Achebe.
B) Many novels will be written by Achebe.
C) Many novels were being written by Achebe.
D) Many novels are written by Achebe.
  • 15. The correct passive form of the question 'Who plays rugby?' is .....
A) Rugby will be played by who?
B) Rugby has been played by who?
C) Rugby is played by who?
D) Rugby was played by who?
  • 16. Select the word with the sound /u/
A) drug
B) coup
C) mouth
D) butcher
  • 17. Select the word with the sound /3:/
A) pledge
B) many
C) thirsty
D) people
  • 18. Select the word with the sound /a:/
A) plain
B) fruit
C) cage
D) sergeant
  • 19. Select the word with the sound /i/
A) pit
B) keep
C) light
D) right
  • 20. Select the word with the sound /e/
A) jeopardy
B) bird
C) beef
D) middle
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