Choose the correct answer.

1   She likes to sit there and … what goes on below.

a) look

b) gaze

c) watch

2   Keep … the good work!

a) with

b) on

c) up

3   … he joined the army, Steve had never been abroad.

a) Until

b) Since

c) While

4   If you want to join our club, you must first … this application form.

a) do up

b) fill in

c) make up

5   I haven’t got … furniture like theirs.

a) some

b) any

c) the

6   The librarian went to search for the book in a place … rare ones were kept.

a) where

b) there

c) that

7   A teacher must … children to be kind to each other.

a) let

b) force

c) encourage

8   You’ll … a lot of time if you take the car.

a) spend

b) make

c) save

9   They took out a/an … to that newspaper.

a) inscription

b) subscription

c) conscription

10   The local authorities … increase taxes soon.

a) may

b) need

c) dare

11   The child hit the vase with his elbow and it … to the floor.

a) crashed

b) smashed

c) broke

12   I completely … with what has been said.

a) accept

b) agree

c) approve

13   She lost her homework and she … do it again.

a) ought

b) needs

c) has to

14   You are not … to smoke inside.

a) let

b) allowed

c) accepted

15   I believe … this town needs is a new shopping mall.

a) as

b) how

c) what

16   It’s still not … that I am going to Madrid tomorrow.

a) certain

b) right

c) exact

17   Even though the old man was often cruel to his dog, it remained faithful … him.

a) for

b) in

c) to

18   You should encourage your daughter … her efforts.

a) to

b) for

c) in

19   The artists … our town by … .

a) have taken/by surprise

b) have taken/by storm

c) have brought/by storm

20   There is an increasing … to make films portraying love.

a) trend

b) surge

c) tradition

21   I felt sorry … him when he lost his job.

a) with

b) to

c) for

22   It was difficult for me to … what the recommendations I should make.

a) decide

b) realize

c) settle

23   The gorgeous lady walked to the … of the pool and jumped in.

a) extent

b) border

c) side

24   I thought she would like me to buy her a … brown bag.

a) black

b) French

c) new

25   The officer … me the way.

a) said

b) told

c) directed

26   Her boyfriend was sent to prison for … a bank.

a) stealing

b) robbing

c) lending

27   I’m going to stay here … she phones me.

a) for

b) when

c) until

28   You can trust what Daniel says. He’s a very … person.

a) trustful

b) profitable

c) reliable

29   Don’t worry. I still have one or two … up my sleeve.

a) tricks

b) defenses

c) jokes

30   The Prime Minister got up to … a short speech.

a) tell

b) make

c) hold


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

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

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

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