Choose the correct answer.

1   Mike was an … writer who persuaded many people.

a) influential

b) accurate

c) ordinary

2   If I hadn’t done that, I think you … .

a) could die

b) might have died

c) may have died

3   People who live in big cities … to suffer from stress.

a) develop

b) tend

c) lean

4   She has provided … every emergency.

a) to

b) with

c) for

5   There was a note attached … the package.

a) to

b) with

c) on

6   They say Italian is a splendid language … .

a) for singing in

b) to sing in

c) for sing in

7   I saw him … the street.

a) crosses

b) to cross

c) cross

8   Although we have a large number of employees, each one receives … attention when needed.

a) only

b) individual

c) single

9   We negotiated for hours but we weren’t able to … at an agreement.

a) agree

b) abide

c) arrive

10   The missing climber appeared at the mountain hut … and kicking.

a) alive

b) hale

c) safe

11   Sarah had had a special … with her aunt ever since her mother died.

a) sense

b) feeling

c) relationship

12   The little boy was so noisy that his mother told him not to be such a … .

a) trouble

b) nuisance

c) worry

13   I took … football again at the beginning of this month.

a) up

b) with

c) by

14   Would you … the stamps on to the documents?

a) spit

b) suck

c) stick

15   The robber … everyone in the bank lie on the floor.

a) obliged

b) made

c) forced

16   There are … employees who always cause trouble.

a) these

b) that

c) some

17   I am late because my alarm clock … this morning. I’m sorry.

a) came on

b) went off

c) turned on

18   In spite of his protests, Steve … the athlete train two hours a day.

a) made

b) let

c) cause

19   The man was standing … of the diving board, showing off his muscles.

a) by the end

b) on the end

c) in the end

20   I mustn’t stop … on this project for another two hours.

a) to work

b) working

c) to have work

21   Would you mind if I … the windows? It’s hot in here.

a) did open

b) opened

c) were opening

22   The next time you see Jane, you … apologize.

a) ought to

b) need

c) dare to

23   If she’s not back … midnight, I’m going to phone the police.

a) on

b) till

c) by

24   The man … his wife and children and left them to take care of themselves.

a) let

b) spoilt

c) abandoned

25   The customer … on complaining to the manager in person.

a) insisted

b) argued

c) demanded

26   They have a great … for that island because they spent their honeymoon there.

a) feeling

b) affection

c) connection

27   Like her, I hope … something better.

a) to

b) in

c) for

28   I would go to Rome if I … time to do it.

a) have

b) had

c) would have

29   I will play the piano but I’m a little … .

a) out of practice

b) out of use

c) out of turn

30   In this area coal is mined day … night.

a) into

b) after

c) and


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

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

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

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