'Explain & Tell' Quiz

This is a beginner-level quiz containing 10 multichoice questions from our 'vocabulary' 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.

Explain & Tell

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - She ____ how to do it.
Q2 - He ____ me why he did it.
Q3 - He tried to _____ the problem.
Q4 - No one ____ me how to do it.
Q5 - They didn't ____ things very well.
Q6 - Please ____ her not to do it again.
Q7 - I couldn't ____ whether it was serious or not from what I heard.
Q8 - He ____ everything clearly.
Q9 - They wanted me to ____ to them why I did it.
Q10 - He ____ the story.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - She ____ how to do it.
 
explained
 
told
 
Either could be used.
Q2 - He ____ me why he did it.
 
explained
 
told
 
Either could be used.
Q3 - He tried to _____ the problem.
 
explain
 
tell
 
Either could be used.
Q4 - No one ____ me how to do it.
 
explained
 
told
 
Either could be used.
Q5 - They didn't ____ things very well.
 
explain
 
tell
 
Either could be used.
Q6 - Please ____ her not to do it again.
 
explain
 
tell
 
Either could be used.
Q7 - I couldn't ____ whether it was serious or not from what I heard.
 
explain
 
tell
 
Either could be used.
Q8 - He ____ everything clearly.
 
explained
 
told
 
Either could be used.
Q9 - They wanted me to ____ to them why I did it.
 
explain
 
tell
 
Either could be used.
Q10 - He ____ the story.
 
explained
 
told
 
Either could be used.

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