Choose the correct answer.

1   Since infection can cause … fever … pain, it is a good idea to check a patient’s temperature.

a) both/with

b) both/and

c) both/as well as

2   A number of … submitted their manuscripts under pseudonyms.

a) novelists

b) novelist

c) novels

3   I thought that she was guilty … racial discrimination.

a) with

b) for

c) of

4   We must ensure that the product is equal … the given expression.

a) by

b) to

c) with

5   In purchasing a winter coat, it is important … it on.

a) for trying

b) to try

c) to try

6   What happened in our city … a reaction from city workers.

a) was

b) were

c) is

7   Bricks baked in a kiln are much harder … that are dried in the sun.

a) ones

b) than those

c) than do those

8   This disease … by genetic predisposition, stress, drugs or infections.

a) may be trigger

b) may trigger

c) may be triggered

9   They asked us, Mark and …, what we thought about it.

a) I

b) mine

c) me

10   The result of the experiment was … .

a) satisfied

b) satisfactory

c) satisfaction

11   He has … the conditions for entry into the college.

a) satisfactory

b) satisfied

c) satisfactory

12   As the demand increases, manufacturers who produced luxury cars … compelled to make smaller models in order to compete in the market.

a) is

b) will

c) are

13   For the first time in the history of the country, the person … was recommended is a woman.

a) whom

b) who

c) whose

14   To see the statue of liberty and … pictures from the top of the empire state building are just a few reasons to visit New York city.

a) to take

b) take

c) taking

15   You can’t … to learn a foreign language in a week.

a) expected

b) expectation

c) expect

16   … rain or snow there are always more than thirty thousand fans at the football games.

a) Despite of

b) In spite with

c) Despite

17   This tenor’s range, which was … any other, living or dead, was amazing.

a) greater than that of

b) as large as

c) more greater

18   Words are constantly being invested … new objects and concepts.

a) to describe

b) describe

c) they describe

19   I can’t see the … of sitting on the beach all day.

a) attractive

b) attract

c) attractiveness

20   The prices of homes are … high in urban areas that we can’t afford to buy one.

a) as

b) so

c) so as

21   Gunpowder … a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal and sulfur.

a) had

b) was

c) had been

22   Frost occurs in valleys … on hills.

a) more frequently as

b) as frequently than

c) more frequently than

23   You must listen very … in order to understand what the speaker has said.

a) carefully

b) care

c) careful

24   Cold objects emit … hot objects.

a) fewer infrared rays than

b) fewer than infrared rays as

c) fewer infrared rays as

25   I would like you … my family this month.

a) meet

b) meeting

c) to meet

26   In the history of industrial …, London has played a vital role.

a) develop

b) developed

c) development

27   The mountain can be … from more than 50 kilometers away.

a) see

b) seen

c) been seen

28   The job has no … .

a) prospector

b) prospects

c) prospective

29   … that gold was discovered in this area.

a) It was in 1938

b) That in 1938

c) In 1938 that it was

30   Mr. Brown, along with his friends, … arriving here tonight.

a) are

b) were

c) is


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

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

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

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