Choose the correct answer.

1   I hope she is … to buy some milk.

a) proposed

b) suggested

c) remembered

2   If I were you, I … that gaming PC.

a) would buy

b) will buy

c) am buying

3   The vet decided that he had to operate … the dog.

a) with

b) on

c) at

4   I … like to apologize.

a) could

b) must

c) would

5   Many accidents in the home could be … by taking simple safety measures.

a) protected

b) avoided

c) preserved

6   Try to remember … bring your debit card.

a) me to

b) yourself to

c) to

7   The bride looked … in her dress.

a) beauty

b) lovely

c) handsome

8   We didn’t leave for the station until the very … moment.

a) late

b) least

c) last

9   When are you going to give back that book you … me?

a) owe

b) debt

c) lend

10   The poor man was … by a gang last month.

a) murdered

b) destroyed

c) slaughter

11   Each … of the family had to do the washing up.

a) person

b) member

c) individual

12   The woman performs beautifully … the piano.

a) in

b) from

c) on

13   The boy comes … drawing lessons four times a week.

a) to

b) for

c) at

14   She … a coloured thread round her finger so as not to forget about the meeting.

a) rang

b) wound

c) curved

15   You have a new baby?! …!

a) What wonderful news

b) What a wonderful news

c) How wonderful news

16   If my diploma … last week, I would have been able to come sooner.

a) are found

b) were found

c) had been found

17   Old people do not take kindly to having their daily … upset.

a) routine

b) habit

c) custom

18   You were warned never … with those members.

a) to assign

b) to assume

c) to associate

19   If your company wants to attract workers it must … the wages.

a) spread

b) raise

c) rise

20   This computer package is totally … for our need.

a) unsuitable

b) undeniable

c) unspeakable

21   Some people think it is … to use little-known words.

a) clever

b) skilled

c) sensitive

22   He decided to … from the committee.

a) cancel

b) resign

c) prevent

23   Be here at nine o’clock without … .

a) fault

b) late

c) fail

24   The children were … by the cartoons.

a) fascinated

b) fascinating

c) fascination

25   The murderer … escape from the prison.

a) could

b) managed to

c) succeeded in

26   A witness … now been found.

a) was

b) had

c) has

27   She couldn’t tell the truth. She had to … a story.

a) invent

b) manage

c) combine

28   She woke up crying because she had … a nightmare.

a) seen

b) dreamt

c) had

29   I hope to get an answer to my final letter by … of post.

a) round

b) return

c) back

30   Didn’t it ever … to you that you would be caught?

a) occur

b) enter

c) strike


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

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

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

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