Choose the correct answer.

 The passport she carried was … .

a) false

b) artificial

c) untrue

 I’m tired of them … their records at full volume every evening.

a) play

b) to play

c) playing

 I warned the students … sailing alone on the lake.

a) not

b) about

c) out of

 I never forget the town … I was born.

a) when

b) that

c) where

 The police have … the suspect.

a) arrested

b) punished

c) captivated

 … many times I tell him, he always forgets.

a) However

b) Whenever

c) Wherever

 For the first minutes she was leading the race, then she began to fall … .

a) off

b) back

c) out

 The burglar was sentenced to 10 years in … .

a) goal

b) trial

c) jail

 They will never … to get here by seven.

a) succeed

b) manage

c) able

10   This sort of music was very … in the 1980.

a) popular

b) liked

c) preferred

11   I disapprove … women smoking in public places.

a) on

b) at

c) of

12   Come and see me after you … your report.

a) will finish

b) finish

c) had finished

13   This machine was not … when it caught fire.

a) in ruins

b) in order

c) in use

14   He found it hard to … up to the fact that he would never be famous.

a) face

b) keep

c) come

15   The factory … my brother works in is in the centre of the city.

a) where

b) how

c) which

16   This holiday is usually celebrated on … .

a) thirtieth May

b) the thirtieth May

c) the thirtieth of May

17   In some countries, it is compulsory to vote in a/an … .

a) choice

b) election

c) selection

18   Phone me before, please; … I will be too busy to talk to you.

a) otherwise

b) unless

c) if

19   They haven’t … replied to the letter I sent three months ago.

a) ever

b) still

c) yet

20   Please leave this space … on the form.

a) absent

b) undone

c) blank

21   My doctor … me to take up swimming.

a) said

b) advised

c) proposed

22   Company closure became … because of the cancellation of several major orders.

a) inevitable

b) responsible

c) irreplaceable

23   All the articles of jewellery were arranged on a … of black velvet.

a) terrace

b) vicinity

c) background

24   He’s a … and so he votes for the Labour Party.

a) liberal

b) conservative

c) socialist

25   Mike was one of the most notable … in our town.

a) features

b) figures

c) statements

26   From the very beginning until her death, she … our University.

a) associates with

b) was associated with

c) associated

27   He was the last soldier … left China.

a) whom

b) whose

c) who

28   … the golf is warmer than the ocean water surrounding it.

a) As a whole

b) Whole

c) A whole as

29   My neighbours complained to me … the noise I made last night.

a) for

b) about

c) on

30   A woman is slender. This means:

a) long and thin

b) bright and shiny

c) round and curvy


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

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

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

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