Choose the correct letter a, b or c.

1   The man has a … cut on his face.

a) horrible

b) afraid

c) logical

 … she went to the private party last night is a mystery to me.

a) Since

b) While

c) How

 I … to find a well-paid job but I had no success.

a) hard tried

b) tried hard

c) tried hardly

 Where’s my book? What … with it?

a) have you been doing

b) were you doing

c) have you done

 She got married … she was 35 years old.

a) when

b) while

c) since

 What a boring weekend! … anything!

a) I didn’t

b) I don’t

c) I didn’t do

 In this profession, men … women by three to one.

a) outclass

b) outnumber

c) supersede

 I would like to invite … to my party.

a) their

b) them

c) they

 … nor animals can survive without oxygen.

a) Plants can neither

b) Neither can plants

c) Neither plants

10   My flat is … the second floor of the building.

a) on

b) at

c) in

11   We … you to take a lawyer to court with you.

a) insisted

b) suggested

c) advised

12   I’m sure I locked the door. I remember … it.

a) lock

b) locking

c) to lock

13   A special medal was … to all combatants.

a) gain

b) deserved

c) awarded

14   He’s so lazy that he never does … work.

a) any

b) no

c) some

15   … amount of money can buy love.

a) None

b) Not only

c) No

16   Do you think it’s going to rain? …

a) I don’t hope so

b) I hope not

c) I won’t hope so

17   She isn’t … well with the new financial manager.

a) taking on

b) going on

c) getting on

18   Mary works nine hours … day.

a) for

b) a

c) in

19   He told me about his new job, … very much.

a) which he’s enjoying

b) that he’s enjoying

c) he’s enjoying

20   The firemen brought several long … to save the people.

a) ladders

b) stairs

c) steps

21   The plane … land at 11:00 but it was an hour late.

a) supposed to

b) was supposed to

c) suppose to

22   She has lost one of her gloves. She … it somewhere.

a) must be dropping

b) must have been dropping

c) must have dropped

23   She wishes she … a car.

a) had have

b) had

c) would have

24   She was happy to find the kind of job … .

a) which they had trained her for

b) for which she had trained for

c) that was for her training

25   This wet weather has lasted for a long time. … rained every single day.

a) It has

b) It was

c) There has

26   He’s in the hospital. … him tomorrow.

a) I’ll visit

b) I visit

c) I’m going to visit

27   When the manager went on business, his … often took over.

a) officer

b) deputy

c) caretaker

28   They say stepmothers are unkind … their stepchildren. That’s not true.

a) for

b) of

c) to

29   I missed the ferry. It … by the time I arrived at the pier.

a) had gone

b) went

c) has gone

30   You’re out of breath. …?

a) Have you run

b) Have you been running

c) Did you ran


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

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

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

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