Choose the correct letter a, b or c.

 You should keep your dog on a … in this park.

a) lead

b) line

c) link

 Margaret has said that she will … the ceremony.

a) engage

b) impart

c) attend

3   I’m not sure that this is … a good idea after all.

a) as

b) such

c) so

 They were unprepared … the news.

a) to

b) at

c) for

 The employees have embarked … a new scheme.

a) on

b) with

c) at

 What does this drink consist …?

a) with

b) from

c) of

7   … I had to stand.

a) There’s being no seats left

b) There being no seats left

c) There are no seats left

 I refused to give up work, … I’d won a big prize.

a) despite

b) however

c) even though

 We believe that the latest project will … expectations.

a) undermine

b) succeed

c) surpass

10   It’s distressing to see a kid … in the street.

a) begging

b) pleading

c) imploring

11   The manager explained that he hoped to … new procedures to save time and money.

a) manufacture

b) control

c) establish

12   Medicines should be kept out of the … of children.

a) hold

b) reach

c) grasp

13   The manager … the employees to return to work.

a) ordered

b) insisted

c) suggested

14   On holiday, I … always on the beach.

a) be

b) were

c) am

15   Travelling to Moscow … air is quicker than driving.

a) by

b) on

c) over

16   I’m not going to help you with your project and neither … Steve.

a) isn’t

b) is

c) is going to

17   … is a very good exercise, said the doctor.

a) To swim

b) A swim

c) Swimming

18   The detective … to open a window at the back of the house.

a) managed

b) forced

c) succeeded

19   I … going to the concert. It was marvelous.

a) hated

b) wanted

c) enjoyed

20   She noticed the old lady … to get out of bed.

a) has tried

b) trying

c) tried

21   Although the town had changed, much of it was still … to me.

a) common

b) relative

c) familiar

22   If you want to change the item, make sure that you keep the … .

a) ticket

b) bill

c) notice

23   When are they going to sell that car? Didn’t you know? They decided … .

a) not to

b) not to be

c) not

24   After the officers had questioned him for days, he broke … and confessed.

a) up

b) down

c) out

25   While studying she was financially dependent … her husband.

a) to

b) of

c) on

26   Luckily, I remembered … up with diesel.

a) to fill

b) filling

c) filled

27   I’ve looked … the phone everywhere, but I can’t find it.

a) at

b) on

c) for

28   This country is well-known for its impressive mountainous … .

a) views

b) scenery

c) scene

29   If they … to that event, they would attend it.

a) were invited

b) are invited

c) will be invited

30   I will lend you this book collection next month if I … it.

a) am reading

b) were read

c) finish reading


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

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

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

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