Choose the correct letter a, b or c.

 Because of the crash barrier in the middle of the motorway cars are … from hitting those on the other side.

a) directed

b) prevented

c) diverted

 Everyone is … to the same laws.

a) subject

b) object

c) restricted

 As I was a stranger in that country I was not … with some of their customs.

a) attracted

b) acquired

c) acquainted

 You can have that car in any colour you want. You have a … of 18 different ones.

a) number

b) shade

c) choice

 They were … to display some of the excellent newspaper reviews.

a) demanded

b) delighted

c) developed

 The patient found he had been … with a harmful virus a few days before.

a) rejected

b) infected

c) detected

 As a … of the district he had no difficulty in understanding the local dialect.

a) newcomer

b) relation

c) native

 There is a new regulation which … all employees from smoking at their workplace.

a) prohibits

b) protests

c) promotes

 She finds breathing very difficult in restricted spaces as she … from asthma.

a) refers

b) suffers

c) defers

10   I am very pleased to be working with you because I … with your policies.

a) accept

b) conform

c) agree

11   She hopes that her new project … with the approval of her boss.

a) meets

b) reaches

c) accepts

12   It’s not within his character and I would never say that he was … to that kind of behaviour.

a) prepared

b) predisposed

c) presented

13   You couldn’t find a more loyal bunch of people who have a … of reliability.

a) wish

b) desire

c) sense

14   There is absolutely no … to accept my proposal.

a) pressure

b) push

c) leaning

15   The company has … so much money on marketing that there is little left for other things.

a) devoted

b) spent

c) exhausted

16   He was … of murder.

a) arrested

b) blamed

c) accused

17   They say that pregnant women develop a/an … for certain foods.

a) thirst

b) eating

c) craving

18   You must choose the right description for each word and I would … this one as an adjective.

a) decipher

b) define

c) decide

19   It’s my belief that she is … to exaggerate.

a) tended

b) declined

c) inclined

20   We may not be able to … all your needs.

a) face

b) meet

c) encounter

21   As a troubleshooter he was often … to sort out problems in different areas.

a) attached

b) delivered

c) sent

22   … to the newspapers he is supposed to have exaggerated the firm’s profits.

a) According

b) Following

c) Regarding

23   She’s … a rock and a hard place.

a) across

b) between

c) against

24   Having made up their minds, they … to appoint the outsider to the job.

a) decided

b) took

c) considered

25   In … to prevent any industrial espionage employees had to sign a document.

a) purpose

b) command

c) order

26   The couple decided to move … from the city to the countryside.

a) near

b) away

c) afar

27   The manager wants you to explain the discrepancy and … for the sudden drop in profits.

a) talk

b) decide

c) account

28   The NGO is finding it difficult to continue operating and that’s why it’s … for the government to help.

a) shouting

b) calling

c) crying

29   They are erecting concrete blocks to … the building against possible terrorist attacks.

a) defer

b) defend

c) distract

30   By parking there he was in … of a local bylaw.

a) violation

b) visitation

c) vindication


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

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

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

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