Choose the correct answer.

1   You broke the glass when you … the door last night.

a) slashed

b) crashed

c) slammed

2   It couldn’t have been me. I always shut doors … .

a) quietly

b) still

c) hardly

3   You were the last person to … .

a) come to home

b) come at home

c) come home

4   I heard the sound of glass … in the night.

a) crackling

b) creaking

c) breaking

5   I know you are not … the truth.

a) speaking

b) telling

c) saying

6   The boy said he had heard that kind of noise. He … .

a) assure he did

b) swear he did

c) adjure he did

7   You can protest if you like but it doesn’t … with me.

a) break any ice

b) make any ice

c) cut any ice

8   What’s that note … on the door?

a) adhered

b) glued

c) stuck

9   It’s a note from out neighbour. I … .

a) can’t make it out

b) can’t make it in

c) can’t make it off

10   He says he broke the glass by accident and … apologetic.

a) he’s purely

b) he’s soundly

c) he’s deeply

11   Excuse me … but what are you doing?

a) intercepting

b) intervening

c) interrupting

12   I think it is pretty … .

a) obvious

b) accurate

c) noticeable

13   There’s no need to bite my … off!

a) arm

b) leg

c) head

14   I didn’t mean to be rude but I’m trying to … .

a) cogitate

b) concentrate

c) ruminate

15   What is the … you are working on?

a) duty

b) task

c) goal

16   She has been working on those … English tests for weeks.

a) fabled

b) infamous

c) famous

17   Do they … you with your English?

a) help

b) aid

c) comfort

18   Please don’t … in asking questions.

a) persist

b) insist

c) continue

19   Sorry. I’ll leave you … .

a) apart

b) alone

c) lonely

20   Leave me in … and go finish your homework.

a) piece

b) peaceful

c) peace

21   The woman said she could tell the … .

a) future

b) next

c) coming

22   I’m about to … the story to you now.

a) regain

b) repeat

c) relate

23   That man had a … for telling people the future.

a) reputation

b) title

c) idea

24   Brian made a … out of buying shares in a company.

a) heap

b) fortune

c) gold

25   The priest never used his … to benefit himself.

a) given

b) gave

c) gift

26   After a while people started to be … of him.

a) suspect

b) suspicious

c) suspicion

27   Some people wanted to try and … him out.

a) make

b) do

c) catch

28   The plan was to pretend to … his small flat late one night.

a) rob

b) burgle

c) steal

29   They just wanted to … his ability.

a) test

b) examine

c) try

30   Be careful! The old man has just bought a … guard dog.

a) spiteful

b) ferocious

c) severe


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

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

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

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