'Except & Except For' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 10 multichoice questions from our 'prepositions' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Except & Except For

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - They do nothing ____ complain all the time.
Q2 - I did everything ____ the last exercise.
Q3 - He's not very friendly ____ when he wants something.
Q4 - Everyone was there ____ Kumiko.
Q5 - There was complete silence ____ the sound of someone coughing.
Q6 - The weather was awful ____ in the south.
Q7 - I have no answer to the criticism, ____ to blame the short-sighted management.
Q8 - They have no one to blame for the trouble ____ themselves.
Q9 - New lightweight materials have replaced traditional ones ____ certain special uses.
Q10 - I can't remember anything ____ the pain after the operation.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - They do nothing ____ complain all the time.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q2 - I did everything ____ the last exercise.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q3 - He's not very friendly ____ when he wants something.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q4 - Everyone was there ____ Kumiko.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q5 - There was complete silence ____ the sound of someone coughing.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q6 - The weather was awful ____ in the south.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q7 - I have no answer to the criticism, ____ to blame the short-sighted management.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q8 - They have no one to blame for the trouble ____ themselves.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q9 - New lightweight materials have replaced traditional ones ____ certain special uses.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.
Q10 - I can't remember anything ____ the pain after the operation.
 
except
 
except for
 
Either could be used here.

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