Choose the correct answer.

1   How … you manage to get there so fast?

a) used

b) had

c) did

2   The touristic guide walked so … that most of the people could not keep up with him.

a) fast

b) quick

c) rapid

3   Membership of the club, … costs $12,000 a year, is only open to women.

a) what

b) that

c) which

4   The boy swore that he would take … his family’s killer.

a) revenge in

b) revenge on

c) revenge at

5   … she wasn’t feeling very well, she went to visit her parents as usual.

a) Still

b) Although

c) However

6   That guy has a dishonest … in his character.

a) stripe

b) strip

c) streak

7   Having looked the place …, the strange man went away.

a) down

b) out

c) over

8   I’m selling the building … of the summer.

a) at the end

b) in the end

c) on the end

9   She was complaining … a headache this morning.

a) at

b) from

c) of

10   You need to hurry because the … train leaves in five minutes.

a) latter

b) last

c) latest

11   I am not used … spoken to in such a manner.

a) for being

b) to being

c) to be

12   There was a small house standing … hundreds of palm trees near the beach.

a) in

b) among

c) between

13   As the team were … at the end of the game, he lost the bet.

a) equal

b) fair

c) correct

14   These little stores are always … of people at Christmas time.

a) stuffed

b) busy

c) crowded

15   Their request … me completely by surprise.

a) left

b) made

c) took

16   I have … why the Browns went to live in that country.

a) puzzled

b) surprised

c) wondered

17   You have to be patient … him.

a) for

b) with

c) about

18   Most women never … with violent crimes.

a) get into contact

b) come into contact

c) get in touch

19   I don’t think I … this game before.

a) have played

b) will play

c) would play

20   “A City man” refers to:

a) any man with a higher education

b) a man who works in a city, which is a financial power of an area

c) someone who is constantly showing off

21   Is there a bank where I can … these pounds for euros?

a) turn

b) alter

c) exchange

22   The officer said that he saw no … between the murders.

a) joint

b) connection

c) join

23   Drinking is a bad habit, which many people find difficult to … .

a) beat

b) cough

c) break

24   Would you … passing this magazine to him?

a) mind

b) agree

c) want

25   There’s … to be frightened of the cat.

a) a fear

b) no need

c) no fear

26   Her boyfriend won’t … her drive his car.

a) allow

b) leave

c) let

27   The competitors in the rally had to follow the … laid down by the sponsors.

a) direct

b) route

c) address

28   If only I …play the piano as well as you!

a) might

b) would

c) could

29   It’s a great … that the exhibition was cancelled.

a) sorrow

b) sadness

c) pity

30   On our … to Madrid, the car broke down.

a) way

b) road

c) voyage


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

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

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

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