Choose the correct answer.

1   I don’t think he’ll beat the opponent. He’s out of … .

a) fitness

b) practice

c) play

2   She is a very … person, but she has no sense of humour.

a) pleasant

b) amusing

c) enjoyable

3   The university arranges a … to Madrid every year.

a) travel

b) rout

c) trip

4   Beware … these people.

a) from

b) of

c) at

5   If you fail … this attempt, don’t count on me for help.

a) on

b) at

c) in

6   I separated them … each other because they were fighting.

a) of

b) from

c) against

7   I have to leave before six and so … .

a) do you

b) leave you

c) you do

8   There were no lifeboats on the little ship because it was … to be unsinkable.

a) claimed

b) told

c) believed

9   This church was … by a famous architect.

a) outlined

b) designed

c) produced

10   Mary is plain, but her sister is very … .

a) attractive

b) complex

c) sympathetic

11   Her boyfriend treated her badly. I’m surprised she … it for so long.

a) put off

b) put through

c) put up with

12   The manager … me to open a deposit account.

a) warned

b) approved

c) advised

13   This organization tries to send food to countries where people are suffering … malnutrition.

a) from

b) for

c) by

14   If they are to understand the notice, the instructions must be … clearer.

a) wrote

b) made

c) done

15   … you like what I want to do or not, you won’t make me change my mind regarding this situation.

a) If

b) When

c) Whether

16   Doctors usually have to study for at least eight years before becoming fully … .

a) tested

b) proved

c) qualified

17   The weather was pleasant with … a gentle wind to cool us down.

a) just

b) almost

c) nearly

18   I wish you wouldn’t … your clothes all over the room.

a) sprawl

b) scatter

c) straggle

19   … she had no money for a bus, Olive had to walk all the way home.

a) As

b) For

c) Thus

20   I didn’t want to make up my mind until I had heard her … of the story.

a) angle

b) edge

c) side

21   It’s strange that Jane is as … as her mother is beautiful.

a) dull

b) plain

c) raw

22   Since the accident he has been walking with a … .

a) slope

b) lame

c) limp

23   I flew to the island, then … a car for five days and visited most places.

a) charged

b) bought

c) hired

24   In Russia, surgeons have given a man a/an … heart.

a) artificial

b) unreal

c) false

25   The examiners had to … most of the candidates.

a) fire

b) fail

c) fall

26   Our company made a record … last year.

a) benefit

b) wage

c) profit

27   They must economize … fuel.

a) on

b) in

c) with

28   When I understood what she was saying, everything … .

a) fell into the place

b) fell into place

c) fell off the place

29   I had to give a full … of my car when I reported it stolen.

a) detail

b) account

c) description

30   His version of the facts doesn’t … with the version I heard from Jane.

a) accord

b) argue

c) amount


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

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

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

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