English 8 Grammar Quiz at Pearson Adult Learning Centre

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

   laid      lay      lie   
Please use the correct form of the verbs "to lie" and "to lay" to complete each sentence.

During the summer holidays, students often flock to the seaside to on the beach. On a sunny day, the beaches are crowded, so it may be a challenge to find a spot to a towel on the sand.
A few days ago, some students under the sunny, blue sky for too long, and they went home with painful sunburns. They could have their towels under a big unbrella to prevent sunburns.