Choose the correct answer.

1   Could I have another one? Oh, there doesn’t seem to be … .

a) any left

b) some left

c) left any

2   I will go on working on the farm … I can.

a) through

b) during

c) as long as

3   I’ll ask Ms. Thompson to … to you as soon as she returns.

a) ring

b) contact

c) speak

4   This new model works by letting light through a small … at the front.

a) leak

b) hole

c) break

5   You will have to … your holiday if you are too ill.

a) cut down

b) call off

c) put aside

6   If you go to the market you might find a … .

a) chance

b) bargain

c) trade

7   The train was … by three hours because of bad weather.

a) postponed

b) put off

c) delayed

8   My guests didn’t leave until 3 a.m.; they … have enjoyed themselves.

a) can’t

b) must

c) might

9   She was sitting just … Steve and John.

a) beside

b) off

c) besides

10   Mary remembered the correct address only … she had posted the letter.

a) since

b) following

c) after

11   I have never … any experience of living in a small village.

a) wished

b) made

c) had

12   I’m very … of cash at the moment.

a) down

b) empty

c) short

13   The … were told to fasten their seat belts.

a) passengers

b) flyers

c) customers

14   There are … trains running today.

a) scarcer

b) fewer

c) little

15   Mary isn’t … well with the new manager.

a) going on

b) taking on

c) getting on

16   Has this idea ever occurred … you?

a) at

b) to

c) on

17   I’m … with your stupid ideas.

a) get rid

b) fed over

c) fed up

18   If they had been able … it for you, they would have helped you.

a) to do

b) doing

c) is doing

19   The officers carried out a … search for the missing diplomat.

a) through

b) thoughtful

c) thorough

20   Fitting together the fragments was a … task.

a) minute

b) minuscule

c) painstaking

21   It will … rain later so we should go now.

a) probably

b) likely

c) usually

22   I would have cleaned this mess if I … you were coming.

a) would have known

b) had known

c) have known

23   We have … to meet at the station at 8 o’clock.

a) confirmed

b) combined

c) arranged

24   There is always … traffic in the city centre.

a) full

b) strong

c) heavy

25   He’s … to drink too much at parties.

a) adequate

b) apt

c) common

26   We must get there … or other.

a) somehow

b) anyhow

c) anywhere

27   She was left to make all the … for the meeting.

a) procedures

b) provisions

c) arrangements

28   The new girl … type at 45 words per minute.

a) need

b) can

c) dare

29   I’ll wait over there until … ready.

a) you are

b) you will be

c) you were

30   You must move your car; … I have to give you a ticket.

a) whether

b) therefore

c) otherwise


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

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

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

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