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Correct Or Incorrect Ex 5 Negatives ANSWERS

Exercise #5 – negatives (ANSWERS)

Directions: Read each sentence or question and then circle or underline the word correct or incorrect. If it’s incorrect, write it correctly. Complete this exercise in your notebook.

Example: He didn’t know nothing.  correct / incorrect

 He didn’t know anything.  or  He knew nothing.  

1. She don’t remember nothing.    correct / incorrect

  She doesn’t remember anything.  or  She remembers nothing.

2. This ain’t no good.    correct / incorrect

   This isn’t any good.  or    This is no good.  

3. There no books.    correct / incorrect

   There aren’t any books.  or  There are no books.  

4. My car no start.  correct / incorrect

   My car doesn’t start.  

5. Why she’s not here?  correct / incorrect

  Why isn’t she here?  or  Why is she not here?

6. Why didn’t you call me?  correct / incorrect


7. There’s none left.    correct / incorrect


8. I ain’t got nothing to do.     correct / incorrect

    I don’t have anything to do.  or  I have nothing to do.  

9. He don’t have no money.  correct / incorrect

    He doesn’t have any money.  or  He has no money.    

10. They’re never here.  correct / incorrect


If you need help forming negatives,

go to the Blue Level and the Red Level.


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