Choose the correct letter a, b or c.

1   Our house is … at the corner of a busy street.

a) stood

b) situated

c) stood

 If I were you I … go to the doctor.

a) could

b) will

c) would

 The new chimney was … than all the trees around it.

a) longer

b) taller

c) deeper

 The police officer … me $10 for parking there.

a) fined

b) asked

c) demanded

 His mother was very … because he was out so late that night.

a) sorry

b) worried

c) overcome

 Take a toothbrush just in … .

a) time

b) order

c) case

 The answer … higher employment is a greater production.

a) for

b) with

c) to

 We meet for dinner … every Friday.

a) hourly

b) up to date

c) at the same time

 On the … to the woods there is a beautiful restaurant.

a) way

b) direction

c) street

10   We don’t have any … sizes in stock.

a) higher

b) larger

c) greater

11   The patient … to listen to doctor’s advice.

a) lacked

b) hindered

c) refused

12   Children with … diseases should not be allowed to go to school.

a) infectious

b) contact

c) influential

13   … twenty minutes of the game one player had been sent off.

a) Before

b) Inside

c) Within

14   It happened … I was asleep.

a) while

b) during

c) for

15   It’s obvious … everyone that she’s not responsible for this situation.

a) at

b) from

c) to

16   His … for the services was a seat in the Cabinet.

a) reward

b) repayment

c) recompense

17   The documents need … .

a) sorting out

b) sorting off

c) sorting out of

18   I hope the project … by next month.

a) has been finished

b) had been finished

c) will have been finished

19   I don’t know the answer but I will … around.

a) attend

b) ask

c) accord

20   I thought the way my cousin behaved was … outrageous.

a) very

b) extremely

c) quite

21   The only way to clean this is to … it in soap and warm water.

a) polish

b) wash

c) wipe

22   It’s … to rain again today.

a) likely

b) possibly

c) probably

23   The little girl hasn’t … her shyness yet.

a) got under

b) get through

c) get over

24   The store gave me a 10 per cent … for paying cash.

a) sale

b) discount

c) bargain

25   My leg was very … after the wasp stung me.

a) swollen

b) wide

c) thick

26   … I have a beer, please?

a) Must

b) Shall

c) Could

27   They met yesterday to discuss the … at the factory.

a) closing

b) block

c) strike

28   I was unable to warn you because my telephone was … .

a) off duty

b) out of order

c) out of work

29   Don’t … her to arrive early.

a) expect

b) judge

c) think

30   Sometimes I can’t … the professor.

a) keep at

b) keep up to

c) keep up with


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

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

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

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