'Rather' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 10 multichoice and true/false questions from our 'adjectives and adverbs' 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.

Rather

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - I'd rather ____ it.
Q2 - I'd rather ____ the train.
Q3 - I would rather that he ____ come.
Q4 - 'I'd rather you hadn't done it' is wrong.
Q5 - I'm not going to buy it; it's rather ____.
Q6 - 'Rather' cannot modify a noun or noun phrase.
Q7 - 'Rather' can modify a comparative adjective.
Q8 - It costs ____ much.
Q9 - 'I'd rather you went home' refers to ____ time.
Q10 - 'Had rather' is rarely used in modern English.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - I'd rather ____ it.
 
not do
 
to not do
 
not to do
Q2 - I'd rather ____ the train.
 
take
 
taking
 
to take
Q3 - I would rather that he ____ come.
 
doesn't
 
didn't
Q4 - 'I'd rather you hadn't done it' is wrong.
 
True
 
False
Q5 - I'm not going to buy it; it's rather ____.
 
cost
 
costly
Q6 - 'Rather' cannot modify a noun or noun phrase.
 
True
 
False
Q7 - 'Rather' can modify a comparative adjective.
 
True
 
False
Q8 - It costs ____ much.
 
too rather
 
rather too
Q9 - 'I'd rather you went home' refers to ____ time.
 
past
 
future
Q10 - 'Had rather' is rarely used in modern English.
 
True
 
False

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