Choose the correct answer.

1   My money is … up in the new flat I have bought.

a) limited

b) tied

c) connected

2   It was so hot that the … in the wood dried up last summer.

a) pond

b) bowl

c) bath

3   Good luck! I hope you … the job.

a) would get

b) got

c) get

4   When she returned home, she discovered … her horror that the entire house was flooded.

a) to

b) of

c) by

5   While we’re on vacation, we always … lots of photos.

a) catch

b) take

c) make

6   Wait a moment and I will just … your file on the computer screen.

a) pull down

b) bring in

c) call up

7   The building of the new metro station will … as planned.

a) go ahead

b) go up

c) go on

8   Before you sign this contract, … in mind that you won’t be able to change anything later.

a) hold

b) bear

c) retain

9   She used to want to … to play the violin.

a) know

b) learn

c) discover

10   The child told a … because he didn’t want to upset his mother.

a) black lie

b) good lie

c) white lie

11   Children are made … their breath by the show.

a) held

b) to hold

c) holding

12   She gets very agitated if her daughter … her once a week.

a) not ring

b) didn’t ring

c) doesn’t ring

13   He wasn’t offered the job because of his untidy … .

a) presence

b) appearance

c) sight

14   Steve asked me to marry him but I turned him … .

a) down

b) over

c) aside

15   I bought a … for my family.

a) recall

b) recollection

c) souvenir

16   One of these days there will be an accident. I …!

a) hope not

b) don’t hope so

c) don’t hope it

17   I separated the children and gave each of them a sharp … .

a) pinch

b) slap

c) poke

18   Our professor makes us … very hard.

a) to work

b) working

c) work

19   Whether she’ll come or not is anybody’s … .

a) feeling

b) question

c) guess

20   You have to let your children … their own way.

a) go

b) to go

c) going

21   …the weather is warmer, you can go out.

a) However

b) Now that

c) So that

22   I must go on now. I promised … late.

a) not to be

b) to not be

c) not being

23   My solicitor has advised … take legal action.

a) me to not

b) me against

c) me not to

24   I’m sure she was … lies!

a) doing

b) saying

c) telling

25   Every student tries … hard to pass the examination.

a) to study

b) studying

c) studied

26   Mary, you look tired. I … all night.

a) had worked

b) have been working

c) have worked

27   A small number of countries possess nuclear … .

a) guns

b) weapons

c) ammunition

28   I’m late. I expect the film … by the time I get there.

a) will start

b) have started

c) will have started

29   He asked me what the … of the explosion was.

a) source

b) cause

c) reason

30   … want to visit this part of the town.

a) The most women

b) Most women

c) Most of women


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

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

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

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