Conditionals Exercises for Class 8 will Surprise You Greatly

Conditionals Exercises for Class 8 will surprise you greatly. Do you know why?

Because it has a combination of many exercises. There are different kinds of conditions. Go ahead and solve the following exercises.

Conditionals Exercises for Class 8 – Type 1

Exercise – 1 

Complete each of the following first conditionals, using verbs in brackets. Use correct tense. The first is done for you.

If you use abusive language, …………………. (go)

If you use abusive language, I will certainly go home.

  1. If it rains, ……………….. (wear)
  2. You will not get good marks, ………………………. (study)
  3. The dog will bite you, …………………………. (tease)
  4. The other team will win, ………………………. (lose)
  5. If you find problems difficult, …………………….. (try)

Check Your Answers

Now it is time to check the answers for conditionals exercises for class 8.

  1. If it rains, I will wear a raincoat.
  2. You will not get good marks unless you study hard for the examination.
  3. The dog will bite you if you keep teasing it.
  4. The other team will win if we lose hope.
  5. If you find problems difficult, you should keep trying and never give up.

See the analysis of the above answers 

Such types of conditional sentences say about something that might happen or to show an event that is likely to happen or to warn the people of doing something.

The first conditional clause is usually in the present tense. The main clause may be in the future tense.

Conditionals Exercises for Class 8 – Type 2

Exercise – 1 

Add a suitable present or past tense verb to complete each conditional sentence. 

  1. If Samar does not have an umbrella, he ………………… wet in the rain.
  2. If the poles of two magnets are opposite, they ………………each other.
  3. The ice ……………………If one places it in the sun,
  4. If a cat is fed, it ………………..
  5. In old age, if people had no fire, they …………….. their meat raw.

Check Your Answers

Now it is time to check the answers for conditionals exercises for class 8.

  1. If Samar does not have an umbrella, he will get wet in the rain.
  2. If the poles of two magnets are opposite, they will repel each other.
  3. The ice will melt if one places it in the sun.
  4. If a cat is fed, it will not kill rats.
  5. In old age, if people had no fire, they would eat their meat raw.

See the analysis of the above answers 

Such types of conditional sentences say about something that might happen or to show an event that is likely to happen or to warn the people of doing something.

The first conditional clause is usually in the present tense. The main clause may be in the future tense.

Only 5th sentence is not of this kind. For this example, see the analysis below.

Conditionals Exercises for Class 8 – Type 3

Exercise – 1 

Complete the sentences to say what would have happened if history had been different. Choose a suitable answer from the brackets.

(today we would not be using telephones, she would not have discovered radium, he would not have been assassinated, Neil Armstrong would not have walked upon the moon, Napoleon Bonaparte would have been the president of France)

  1. If Alexander Bell had not been an inventor, ………………………………..
  2. If Wellington had lost the battle of Waterloo, ………………………………..
  3. …………………………………….unless the Americans had not developed space flight.
  4. If John Kennedy had not gone to Dallas, ………………………………….
  5. If Madame Curie had been a housewife, ……………………………………

Check Your Answers

Now it is time to check the answers for conditionals exercises for class 8.

  1. If Alexander Bell had not been an inventor, today we would not be using telephones.
  2. If Wellington had lost the battle of Waterloo, Napolean Bonaparte would have been the president of France.
  3. Neil Armstrong would not have walked upon the moon unless the Americans had not developed space flight.
  4. If John Kennedy had not gone to Dallas, he would not have been assassinated.
  5. If Madame Curie had been a housewife, she would not have discovered radium.

See the analysis of the above answers 

In such kinds of conditional sentences, we talk about something that did not happen in the past. But we imagine the opposite situation while using the third conditional. It shows the impossible things.

In such sentences, if-clause is in the past perfect tense and the main clause is in would/cold/might + have + past participle.

Conditionals Exercises for Class 8 – Type 4

Exercise – 1 

Use the second conditional to complete the following sentences. 

  1. If I won a million rupees, ……………………………….
  2. If I were accidentally locked out of my house, ………………………..
  3. ……………………………….. unless I could ask the president of America the secret of his success.
  4. If the world were to end in five minutes, ……………………………
  5. if I found a diamond on the street, ……………………………….

Check Your Answers

Now it is time to check the answers for conditionals exercises for class 8.

  1. If I won a million rupees, I would buy a bungalow and a car.
  2. If I were accidentally locked out of my house, I would call my friend for help.
  3. I would not ask any question unless I could ask the president of America the secret of his success.
  4. If the world were to end in five minutes, I would pray to God for mercy.
  5. If I found a diamond on the street, I would search for the owner of it.

See the analysis of the above answers 

This kind of sentence is used when we want to talk about possible but unlikely situations in the future.

To make such kinds of sentences, we use if-clause with the past tense verb and main clause with would – present participle.

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