Choose the correct answer.

1   This table is already … .

a) occupied

b) occupy

c) occupational

2   A man … a woman in many respects.

a) different than

b) different

c) differs from

3   The … I’m late is that I missed the train.

a) reasoned

b) reason

c) reasonable

4   … like KFC and Springtime have used franchising to extend their sales.

a) Chain restaurant

b) Chain restaurants

c) Chains restaurants

5   The yearly path of the sun around the heavens … .

a) is known as the ecliptic

b) it is known to be ecliptic

c) known as the ecliptic

6   I read two articles but neither article … very interesting.

a) has been

b) were

c) was

7   That planet is … to be seen on a clear night with the naked eye.

a) bright enough

b) enough brightly

c) bright as enough

8   … unknown quantities is the task of algebra.

a) Find

b) The find

c) Finding

9   A baby is under parental … .

a) guide

b) guidance

c) guided

10   We are all amenable … discipline.

a) with

b) for

c) to

11   I believe … discussing things openly.

a) for

b) on

c) in

12   Although scientists had hoped that the field of transplantation …, it didn’t happen so.

a) would progress

b) progressed

c) progress

13   … separate nation states are included in the official list nowadays.

a) Many as two hundred

b) As much as two hundred

c) More than two hundred

14   … owe much of their success as a group to their unusual powers of migration.

a) A bird

b) Birds

c) The bird

15   One of his …, was the story that inspired me.

a) greatest works

b) greatest work

c) the greatest works

16   Liquids flow freely from a container because they have … .

a) none definite shape

b) no definite shape

c) not definite shape

17   Nerve impulses … to the brain at great speeds.

a) be send sensations

b) send sensations

c) to send sensations

18   Latest research in the work place reveals that people work for many reasons … .

a) beside money

b) money besides

c) besides money

19   The seed heads of some plants raise the nap on coarse tweed cloth … than do the machines designed to replace them.

a) most efficient

b) more efficiently

c) efficiently more

20   Seals can … because they have a thick layer of blubber.

a) keep themselves warm

b) keep them warm

c) keep their warm

21   The consistency of your substance and that of mine … .

a) are similar

b) the same

c) are similar to

22   The original book is … longer available.

a) not

b) no

c) none

23   Their decomposition at the bottom of the sea results in an accumulation of … in porous rocks.

a) oil

b) oils

c) the oil

24   Parents have great … for their children’s future. Many times they are based on nothing.

a) expects

b) expectant

c) expectations

25   The battle field was a … sight.

a) fear

b) fearless

c) fearsome

26   The procedure includes a requirement that two pieces of identification … .

a) presented

b) present

c) be presented

27   The opposition said that she was … for doing that.

a) too old

b) oldest

c) so old

28   We discussed the matter calmly and … .

a) reasoned

b) reasonably

c) reason

29   The appliances in this building use alternating current … .

a) instead direct current

b) that instead direct current

c) instead of direct current

30   I saw a sample … her work.

a) in

b) about

c) of


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

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

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

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