Will & Going To Quiz

In this 'Will' 'Going To' quiz you have to choose the correct word to go in the gap to make the correct future tense. 

In some cases you can choose either. 

Check out these previous lessons on will for the future tense and going to if you need some revision on how they differ before taking the 'will going to' quiz.

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Will and Going To Quiz

Multiple Choice

Instructions

Choose whether 'will', 'going to' or either of them will fit in the gap.

1. We _________ go to France next week. We organised the trip last year.
are going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

This is a previously planned action.

2. Young son: "I'm tired". Father: "Ok, I __________ take you to bed".
am going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

This is a spontaneous or unplanned decision.

3. He's promised that he __________ help us.
going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

Making a promise

4. The weather forecast has predicted it ___________ rain tomorrow.
is going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

We use 'going to' for predictions based on previous evidence but we also use 'will' for general truths or predictions.

5. Mike: "Why is John quitting his job?" Dave: "He __________ set up his own business".
is going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

This is a previously planned action.

6. That's the door bell. I ________ get it.
am going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

This is a spontaneous decision.

7. I _________ definitely come tomorrow.
am going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

Will for a promise.

8. I think England _______ win the next World Cup.
is going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

When we make a prediction or guess about the future, we can use either "will" or "going to" equally.

9. Ben: "What's wrong with Ian?" Jake: "I don't know. He __________ tell me!"
is not going to
won't
either
Correct!
Wrong!

We only use "will" (or "won't) if we are refusing to do something or expressing (un)willingness.

10. Anne: Where are you going? Gill: I ______ see a friend.
am going to
will
either
Correct!
Wrong!

This isn't expressing a decision made at the point of the conversation but rather intention and a premeditated (planned) event.

Try another will and going to quiz to improve your knowledge of the future simple.






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