Grammar is very important to all nurses. When a patient’s life is on the line, a simple slip of the tongue can make all the difference. Understanding grammar is a key part of having good communication skills for any job, but in the role of a nurse as the patient advocate, communication is especially important.

  1. As ___, he forgot to bring his notebook to school.
    a. usual
    b. usually


  2. He speaks neither English __ French.
    a. or
    b. nor


  3. ___ do you call that in English?
    a. How
    b. What


  4. The teacher explained ___
    a. the lesson to the student.
    b. the student the lesson.


  5. He was charged ___ murder.
    a. with
    b. for


  6. The storm prevented ___ on a picnic.
    a. us to go
    b. us from going


  7. The students have no difficulty ___ the exercise.
    a. in doing
    b. to do


  8. The committee comprises ___ with widely different views.
    a. men
    b. of men


  9. A man’s concept of liberty is different from ___.
    a. a woman
    b. a woman’s


  10. He objects ___ treated like a child.
    a. to be
    b. to being


  11. I ___ here for three years.
    a. am teaching
    b. have been teaching


  12. a. Can you give me ___ details, please?
    a. further
    b. farther


  13. Hijacking is considered a ___ serious crime than kidnapping.
    a. more
    b. most


  14. Does he ___ his mother or father?
    a. resemble to
    b. resemble


  15. The boy ___ father is a famous scientist has won the prize.
    a. whose
    b. who’s


  16. ___ is a great virtue.
    a. The wisdom
    b. Wisdom


  17. He typed ___
    a. the report carefully.
    b. carefully the report


  18. ___ he didn’t like her, he invited her out.
    a. However
    b. Although


  19. We ___ the pictures on the wall.
    a. hung
    b. hanged

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