Choose the correct letter a, b or c.

 They were anxious because their child was kidnapped by a notorious … of robbers.

a) crew

b) gang

c) staff

2   The audience … for five minutes. They clearly liked it.

a) shouted

b) shouted

c) clapped

 I find this job attracting because it offers the … to do research.

a) proposal

b) opportunity

c) possibility

 They … in New Jersey for one hundred years.

a) lived

b) lives

c) have lived

 Mary wishes she … you the bad news yesterday.

a) doesn’t tell

b) wouldn’t tell

c) hadn’t told

 Guessing what his … to the news would be difficult.

a) reaction

b) opinion

c) capital

 The town … we are going to visit is far from here.

a) what

b) when

c) which

 Neither the manager nor his assistant … yet.

a) has come

b) have come

c) haven’t come

 No sooner … the office than the phone rang.

a) she had left

b) had she left

c) was he leaving

10   Don’t … upon him to lend you any money.

a) order

b) tell

c) count

11   The driver apologized … passengers any inconveniences.

a) of having cause

b) for causing

c) that we cause

12   Some medicine the medical doctor gave me will work.

a) make worse

b) make sick

c) make better

13   While driving I hit a tree. As a result, I was injured.

a) hurt

b) distant

c) hit

14   I had to use her phone because my was … .

a) out of order

b) out of work

c) off work

15   If you had come to the party, you … her.

a) met

b) had met

c) would have met

16   The man to … Mary is talking is funny.

a) whose

b) whom

c) which

17   She borrowed 10,000 euros … the bank.

a) at

b) of

c) from

18   It was … a boring meeting that I felt asleep.

a) such

b) so

c) very

19   I’ve got a very interesting … as a journalist.

a) occupy

b) occupied

c) occupation

20   The manager had his assistant … the report for him.

a) typing

b) type

c) to type

21   He has … a lot of money in his new job.

a) gained

b) earned

c) found

22   Would you … my opening the window?

a) mind

b) want

c) worry

23   Steve prefers being on his own … with a big crowd of people.

a) or be

b) than to be

c) to being

24   People who go without sleep for more than three days have great … thinking, seeing and hearing clearly.

a) ease

b) difficulty

c) easy

25   People with … skin shouldn’t go sun bathing for a long time.

a) sensitive

b) sensible

c) sense

26   I … a motorbike, so I’m saving as much as I can.

a) will buy

b) have bought

c) am going to buy

27   I don’t know the … of the game.

a) laws

b) rules

c) facts

28   I’m not … well with the new manager.

a) going on

b) getting on

c) keeping on

29   I can … the difficulty without too much effort.

a) get off

b) get away

c) get over

30   She finished … the book and watched TV.

a) reading

b) to read

c) reads


1 b   2 c   3 b   4 c   5 c   6 a   7 c   8 a   9 b   10 c

11 b   12 c   13 a   14 a   15 c   16 b   17 c   18 a   19 c   20 b

21 b   22 a   23 c   24 b   25 a   26 c   27 b   28 b   29 c   30 a

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