Choose the correct answer.
1 These cars historically had two doors but the latest … has four.
2 That girl is far ahead … everyone else in the class.
3 She is also interested … art.
4 It’s impossible to prevent the boys from quarreling … each other.
5 I’m thinking … looking for a new job in another city.
6 Steve prefers football … tennis.
7 The experience in a psychiatric ward … for the rest of his life.
a) had an influence on him
b) had influence on him
c) had an influence at him
8 If I had known the way to her house, I … her last Monday afternoon.
a) have been visiting
b) had been visiting
c) would have visited
9 He … that he had been involved in the decision.
10 As brown as … . This phrase means having a tanned skin after sunbathing.
b) a berry
11 It’s an awful … your friend couldn’t come.
12 There is a problem at our TV station. Please do not … your set.
13 Be careful! The cat may … you.
14 They agreed to … the question of payment.
15 Owing to the bad weather, the garden party was … .
a) shouted off
b) spoken against
c) called off
16 I am sorry I opened your bag but I … it for mine.
17 The … of these volunteers for hard work is remarkable.
18 I like this country, but I wish it … rain quite so much.
19 She was so tired that she … asleep in the chair.
20 Mike has just taken an examination … chemistry.
21 They shouldn’t have … the incident. It wasn’t my fault.
a) accused me of
b) blamed me for
c) blamed me
22 They won’t lend you the money without some … that you will pay it back.
23 When you come tomorrow why not … your brother with you?
24 After she had broken her leg, Marry could only go up and down stairs … .
a) with difficulty
b) in difficulties
25 Who does this laptop belong … ?
26 All her handbags … of leather.
a) being made
b) are made
c) had been made
27 John is the perfect person to take on this difficult job. He’s a really hard-… person and won’t stand for any nonsense.
28 What does a sabbatical year mean?
a) a miserable year
b) a year in which previously made plans are bound to
c) a year in which one is released from one’s normal duties
29 It always … me as odd that she should go to work so late in the day.
30 I walked away as calmly as I could … they thought I was the thief.
a) in case
b) or else
c) to avoid
1 c 2 a 3 b 4 b 5 c 6 a 7 a 8 c 9 c 10 b
11 a 12 c 13 b 14 a 15 c 16c 17 c 18 b 19 a 20 b
21 b 22 c 23 b 24 a 25 c 26 b 27 b 28 c 29 c 30 a
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