Choose the correct answer.

1   The food here is quite good although the menu is quite … .

a) elementary

b) basic

c) easy

2   Whenever I’ve eaten at this restaurant, I’ve always come away feeling … satisfied.

a) full

b) usually

c) completely

3   Dining here will be really an … experience for you.

a) excite

b) excited

c) exciting

4   There’s something about the … of that particular dish that makes it memorable.

a) flavour

b) flavoured

c) flavouring

5   It can be very irritating when the waiter … to bring what you have ordered.

a) forgot

b) forgets

c) forgetting

6   If you are interested, I’m sure the chef will tell you the … of that dish.

a) contents

b) composition

c) ingredients

7   As they’re special … of the restaurant, they always get a good table.

a) patrons

b) visitors

c) customers

8   I got bad service yesterday and had to … the waiter two times about the food.

a) order

b) remind

c) remember

9   I didn’t know what to choose for main dish so in the end I made a … choice.

a) formal

b) casual

c) random

10   The restaurant was listed in the guide as it had been … to be of the appropriate standard.

a) valued

b) judged

c) respected

11   It was one of those plays where the … moved at great speed.

a) act

b) action

c) actor

12   There are different ways of … Shakespeare’s plays.

a) welcoming

b) meeting

c) approaching

13   One of the greatest actors of the century … an unforgettable character.

a) moulded

b) created

c) developed

14   Many people go to the theatre to listen to the brilliant … between the actors.

a) dialogue

b) chat

c) comments

15   You can’t compare the … of watching live theatre with watching a film.

a) experience

b) knowing

c) understanding

16   Are you one of those people who never goes to see a movie until you’ve read the … in the newspaper?

a) notes

b) reviews

c) opinions

17   The … were so carried away with the acting that at the end of the play they all stood up and applauded.

a) spectators

b) watchers

c) audience

18   There are always special … in her tragedies that move you to tears.

a) particles

b) elements

c) constituents

19   However well written the play is, it will never succeed without outstanding … .

a) creators

b) workers

c) performers

20   As always her latest play has been a huge success and all tickets are … until September.

a) sold out

b) put out

c) taken out

21   Lightning never strikes in the same place … .

a) thrice

b) twice

c) secondly

22   If you watch a kettle, it never … .

a) heats

b) stew

c) boils

23   Look before you … .

a) leap

b) strike

c) rush

24   Don’t count your chickens before they are … .

a) fed

b) hatched

c) born

25   It’s all right to tell a … lie.

a) black

b) red

c) white

26   There’s no fool like an … fool.

a) old

b) elderly

c) ancient

27   Let … dogs lie.

a) dreaming

b) sleeping

c) barking

28   Strike while the iron is … .

a) soft

b) heating

c) hot

29   Politeness costs … .

a) much

b) nothing

c) a little

30   Never look a gift horse in the … .

a) mouth

b) nose

c) eye


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

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

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

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