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THE NOUN TEST 1 1. The money we had.........not enough to pay that bill. a) is c) was b) are d) were 2.

A young porter helped me carry my......... a) luggages c) piece of luggage b) luggage d) pieces of luggages 3. I cant buy this bag because I have.........money. a) a little c) few b) little d) a few 4. Please give me another.........of sugar. a) piece c) slice b) lump d) bar 5. ......... grandparents paid them a trip to Egypt. a) Jacks and Marys c) Jack and Marys b) Jacks and Mary d) Jack and Mary 6. A man whose wife is dead is a......... a) widow c) spinster b) widower d) bachelor 7. Would you likecake or are you in a big hurry as usual? a) any c) no b) some d) every 8. Some laboratory tests are made on......... a) mice c) mices b) mouses d) mices 9. Im afraid I cant help you. I have.........knowledge of how such things work. a) little c) few b) a little d) a few 10. Will you buy two brown.........for me, please? a) loafs c) loafes b) loaves d) loaves 11. The.., the tom-cat and the kitten were all playing happily in the garden. a) she-cat c) cat b) tabby-cat d) jenny-cat 12. The boss asked the secretary to bring him the.........of the meeting. a) minute c) minutes b) minuts d) summary 13. All.........are wide open. a) the house windows c) the windows of the house b) the houses windows d) the houses windows. 14. Dont forget to read.........It might contain some useful information for your business. a) the paper of tomorrow c) tomorrow paper b) tomorrows paper d) the newspaper of tomorrow 15. Mathematics.........my favourite school subject. a) are c) is b) have d) has 16. We took some lovely.........yesterday in the park. a) photo c) photoes b) photos d) photoses 17. There are about one hundred.........on the farm. a) ship c) sheep b) ships d) sheeps 18. Can you tell the.........of the year? a) monthes c) mouth b) months d) mouths 1

19. Today Im reading an interesting.........about the Olympic Games. a) piece of news c) slice of news b) news d) information 20. Mathematics.........an exact science, as well as Physics. a) was c) were b) are d) is 21. This is not my pencil. Its......... a) my sisters c) the pen of my sister b) of my sister d) of my sisters. 22. When I was a child I liked eating fruit......... a) to my hearts content c) after my hearts content b) to the content of my heart d) to my hearts contents 23. The feminine form of the noun stallion is: a) filly c) horse b) mare d) ewe 24. The.........own a farm not far from here. a) Jackson c) Jacksons b) family Jackson d) Jacksons 25. Jane went to the.........to get some medicine for her father. a) greengrocers c) chemist b) bakers d) chemists 26. This is my.........car. Mine is over there, around the corner. a) brother-in-law c) brothers-in-law b) brother-in-laws d) brother-in-laws 27. The information you gave me.........very useful. a) was c) had been b) were d) have been 28. Billiards.........his favourite game. a) is c) were b) are d) werent 29. Aknowledge a dangerous thing. a) few/are c) little/is b) few/is d) little/are 30. She learnt at school that the masculine form of fox is................ a) foxes c) vixen b) he fox d) vixan

TEST 2 1. I have..........money, so I can buy the book. a) little c) few b) a little d) a few. 2. The underground is my favourite..........of transport. a) mean c) meanses b) means d) means 3. She bought several..........of bread for the party. a) loafs c) loavs b) loaf d) loaves 4. There are about one hundred..........on that farm. a) ship c) sheep b) ships d) sheeps 5. My money .............in my pocket. Where..............yours? a) are/is c) is/are b) are/are d) is/is 6. I met Jack and Steven two days ago..........had a black tie and..........had a blue one. a) the former/the latter c) the former/the later b) the first/the last d) the first/the second. 7. Although there were lots of..........nobody could tell what had happened. a) passer-by c) passers-by b) passer-bys d) passer-bys 8. Today I have..........time for shopping than yesterday. a) little c) less b) more little d) more less 9. The scissors..........in the drawer. a) is c) has been b) was d) are 10. The money we have..........not enough to pay that bill. a) is c) was b) are d) were 11. Many people enjoy listening to classical music, but..........can play..........instrument. a) few/the c) few/b) few/an d) a few/ an 12. ..........of people spend their holidays at the seaside. a) hundred c) thousand b) thousands d) more 13. ....Fosters live on..........floor. a) the/the third c) -/ the third b) the/ three d) the/ third 14. I've paid..........attention to how..........rain we've had this year. a) little/many c) little/much b) a little/many d) few/much 15. Our garden looks awful this summer. There are too..........weeds. a) many c) little b) much d) few 16. ..........tickets were sold for the concert, but not enough for it to be held. a) some c) a few b) little d) few 17. He has..........patience with me. I never understand his explanations. a) much c) little b) a little d) a lot of 18. There are..........plates here. They are not enough for all the guests. a) a few c) few b) a little d) little 19. Both my..........work in a bank. 3

a) sister-in-law c) sisters-in-law b) sister-in-laws d) sister-in-laws 20. There is too..........bread on the table. a) many c) much b) few d) little 21. Ninepins..........a very entertaining game. a) is c) were b) are d) been 22. The masculine form of the noun goose is.......... a) drake c) ram b) stallion d) gander 23. Actually the man is his..........whom his mother married after the divorce. a) father in- law c) stepfather b) widower d) guardian 24. How many..........have you visited? a) countrys c) countris b) countryes d) countries 25. The..........rooms are upstairs. a) childrens c) children b) childrens d) childrens 26. That woman bought six.......... a) knives c) knife b) knifes d) knivs 27. There are many..........in our town, but there arent many.......... a) church/parks c) churches/parks b) churchs/parkes d) churches/parkes 28. Paul is Mary's uncle, so Mary is Paul's.......... a) daughter c) niece b) nephew d) sister 29. How..........rice have we got? a) much c) more b) many d) less 30. He hasn't got.......... a) a lot of luggages c) much luggage b) a great number of luggage d) many luggages

TEST 3 1. You can borrow my..........car for the weekend. a) father-in-law c) father-in-laws b) fathers-in-law d) fathers-in-law 2. She has..........free time after retirement than she had before. a) much c) most b) more d) many 3. Id like two..........of mineral water, please. a) cartons c) pieces b) bottles d) jars 4. My..........are sensitive to cold. a) toothes c) tooth b) teeth d) tooths 5. She earns..........money than her sister. a) less c) fewer b) lesser d) more little 6. There werent..........people in the town today. It was very quiet. a) many c) little b) much d) a little 7. Simon has.........paint. He can paint the door. a) little c) a few b) few d) a little 8. These trousers..........too large for me. a) is c) has been b) are d) was 9. The cattle..........on the field. a) are c) has been b) is d) is being 10. It this..........paper? No, I think its last..........paper. a) today/Sundays c) todays/Sunday b) todays/Sundays d) today/Sunday 11. Many teenagers enjoy spending time in front of the computer, but..........realise the danger they are exposed to. a) few c) more b) little d) neither 12. The student said he has..........money to spend on books, as he can hardly survive from one week to.......... a) a little/another c) more/ another b) little/another d) less/ other 13. The feminine form of the noun bacheloris.......... a) bride c) spinster b) lass d) lady 14. ..........teenagers listen to classical music nowadays. a) less and less c) few and few b) lesser and lesser d) fewer and fewer 15. There is a proverb saying: No news..........good news. a) be c) are b) is d) has been 16. I can sell you some books but only.......... a) little c) a little b) few d) a few 17. We cannot proceed on such unlikely.......... a) hypothesis c) hypothesa b) hypotheses d) hypothesuses 18. Such unusual..........often happen at this latitude. a) phenomenon b) phenomenal 5

c) phenomena d) phenomenons 19. It is..........to Germany. a) two days drive c) a two days drive b) a drive of two days d) a two day drive 20. I cannot buy that car because I have too..........money. a) few c) little b) small d) enough 21. The lion and the..........rule over this jungle. a) female lion c) she lion b) lion female d) lioness 22. I have to use..........in order to get some rest. a) sleeping pills. c) sleepings pill b) sleeping pilles d) sleepings pills 23. Measles..........a common disease. a) is c) am b) are d) be 24. Could you give me a..........of sugar, please? a) slice c) lump b) carton d) piece 25. Lets go to the..........to buy some fresh fruit. a) bakers c) chemists b) butchers d) greengrocers 26. The ram and the..........are eating grass. a) goat c) filly b) ewe d) mare 27. Dont use that perfume. Its my.......... a) sisters-in-law c) sister-in-laws b) sisters-in-law d) sister-in-laws 28. Im afraid Ive lost..........Havent you seen it? a) the dogs leash c) the dog of the leash b) the leash of the dog d) the dog leash 29. It is said that a..........must be a tough man. a) ship captain c) ships captain b) captains ship d) captain ship 30. I found..........apples in the cupboard and I think theyre enough for an apple pie. a) few c) a little b) a few d) little

THE ARTICLE TEST 1 1. All .clothes in that bag are dirty. a) c) an b) the d) a 2. .news in this paper .never accurate. a) A /are c) The/is b) The/are d) An/is 3. ..............injured man was taken to hospital. a) The c) b) An d) A 4. Theres a cup of tea on.table. a) a c) the b) d) a 5. .Times is an interesting newspaper. a) The c) b) A d) An 6. All of sudden he decided to leave. a) the c) b) a d) an 7. We decided not to go .plane. a) with the c) by b) with d) on 8. Tim wasnt sure about the proposal, but.end he accepted it. a) in c) in the b) on the d) at 9. Jane has gone to..library to do some work. a) the c) b) a d) an 10. I found .money under my desk this morning. a) an c) any b) some d) the 11. Do you have a favourite season? Yes, my favourite one is .winter, but..winter of 1998 was truly awful. a) a/the c) -/b) the/a d) -/the 12. Sarah is studying .Maths at college. a) c) a b) the d) an 13. I have heard some news .the radio. a) on c) on the b) in d) in the 14. Let me give you .piece of advice. a) an c) b) the d) a 15. .dolphins are clever creatures. a) the c) an b) d) a 16. Can you play .guitar? a) c) on the b) the d) with 17. She studies to become .architect. a) a c) an b) d) the 18. London is on .River Thames. 7

a) the c) a b) an d) 19. .roses are my favourite flowers.roses you gave me last Sunday were wonderful. a) the/c) the/the b) -/the d) -/20. Christmas Day falls .Sunday this year. a) on c) on a b) on the d) the 21. An apple a day keeps . doctor away. a) an c) a b) d) the 22. Romanias National Day is on .of December. a) 1 c) first b) 1 st d) the first 23. .Earth moves round .Sun. a) -/c) an/the b) -/the d) the/the 24. My daughter plays .piano two hours a day. a) c) a b) the d) on the 25. Come on, Ben! .dinner is ready. a) an c) a b) the d) 26. This is my friend, .Melanie Johnson. a) c) an b) the d) a 27. ..Odeon is my favourite cinema in the whole town. a) A c) b) An d) The 28. .French is a very musical language. a) A c) The b) An d) 29. His father wasnt very happy about his sons departure. On ..............contrary, he was almost crying. a) the c) a b) d) one 30. He accepted the challenge just for............fun. a) the c) a b) d) some

THE ADJECTIVE & THE ADVERB TEST 1 1. This has been..........accident in the region in the last ten years. a) the baddest c) the worse b) the badder d) the worst 2. The young bride didnt look very.......... a) happier c) happiest b) happy d) happily 3. Do you intend to lend him money? a) seriously c) freely b) deeply d) highly 4. Vegetables are much..........in summer than in winter. a) cheap c) cheapper b) more cheap d) cheaper 5. The garden is point that the baby can reach when walking alone. a) father c) further b) the farthest d) the furthest 6. Even though he is a strong man, he can move that box. a) hard c) more hard b) hardly d) harder 7. Ann doesnt speak French anddoes George. a) either c) also b) neither d) too 8. I dont know if shes rich, but she always dresses a) pretty c) prettyly b) prettily d) nice 9. I am sick and tired of these..........meetings. I always arrive home.......... a) late/late c) lately/lately b) late/lately d) lately/late 10. This cake tastes.......... a) delicious c) more delicious b) deliciously d) much more delicious 11. He is driving..........to get there before her. a) fast and fast c) faster and fast b) fastest d) faster and faster 12. The prices in our country are getting.......... a) big and big c) bigger and biggest b) bigger and bigger d) the bigger and the bigger 13. George is person I know! a) the more patient c) the most patient b) the patientest d) most patient 14. The noise gotuntil I couldnt stand it. a) loud and loud c) louder and loudest b) louder and louder d) loudest and loudest 15. He spoke to me than usual. a) angry c) angrily b) angrier d) more angrily 16. Read the letter I want to know what he says. a) loud c) aloud b) loudly d) more loud 17. Both men wanted to marry the heroine, thus they were for her affection. a) contestants c) rival b) rivals d) competitors 18. Ive got money than I thought. a) fewer c) least b) less d) fewest 9

19. He did his job a) good c) fastly b) well d) better 20. The you learn, the better youll know. a) less c) most b) least d) more 21. The tourists were so frightened that they couldnt give us any information a) far c) farther b) further d) furthest 22. All of us should do exercise if we want to keep.......... a) strong c) fit b) happy d) rich 23. Dont eat that meat. It smells.......... a) bad c) worst b) badly d) badder 24. She is one of..........talented performers Ive ever seen. a) more c) most b) the more d) the most 25. How was the film on television last night? It was good that I wish I had taped it. a) such c) so b) such a d) as such 26. How did you lose so much weight? By eatingand exercising more. a) more c) fewer b) less d) much 27. Tom found the exam and probably thats why he ..it. a) hard/failed c) hardly/fell b) hard/fell d) hardly/failed 28. Kate's her sister. a) very taller than c) much taller then b) very taller then d) much taller than 29. Her room was decorated. a) beautiful c) more beautiful b) beautifully d) very beautiful 30. I can hear the rain falling on the roof. a) loudly c) noisy b) loud d) noisily

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TEST 2 1. Our town is so.........! There is nothing to do here. a) boring c) more bored b) bored d) more boring 2. This dinner looks.........to me. a) well c) nicely b) good d) better 3. It's a long journey by train; it's much.........by car. a) quicker c) more quickly b) quickly d) quick 4. This is.........restaurant in Bangkok. a) the baddest c) the much worse b) the worse d) the worst 5. .........are famous for their cheese and butter. a) The Dutch c) The Dutches b) Dutches d) The Dutch people 6. I was.........tired that I went to bed right away. a) such a c) so b) such d) too 7. Try speaking as..........as you can. a) clear c) more clear b) clearly d) clearest 8. Sally looked very.........in that photo you showed me yesterday. a) happy c) happily b) happier d) happiest 9. I have.........any money to eat. How do you expect me to borrow you some? a) hard c) harder b) hardly d) more hard 10. My uncle arrived.........yesterday afternoon. a) late c) later b) lately d) latest 11. The music was so loud that they could.........hear each other. a) hard c) harder b) barely d) nearly 12. Would you like.........tea ? a) some c) much b) a d) an 14. This question is.........difficult for me. a) enough c) such b) too d) to 15. Give that dog.........opportunity and it will surely bite you. a) little c) the least b) less d) a 16. .........students apply to several colleges.........them eventually decide for one. a) more/ most c) few/ both b) many/ most d) many/most of 17. How.........does it take you get home? a) many c) much b) long d) 18. The coffee was.........to drink so I left it for a minute. a) too hot c) much hot b) hot enough d) hot too 19. There wasn't.........for everybody to get in that car. a) too room c) enough room b) room enough d) any room 11

20. She's.........a kind person. a) so c) enough b) too d) such 21. It was.........midnight and the children were still awake. a) near c) nearby b) nearly d) more near 22. ........you come to work,..........youll be seen by your boss. a) The earlier/ the gooder c) The earlier/the better b) The earlier/the worse d) The earlier/the best 23. The opposite of unsociable is: a) gregarious. c) stubborn b) exhausted d) reliable 24. This car is.........of the two models in the showroom. a) the more modern c) more modern b) the most modern d) one of the most modern 25. She does her work.........than her classmates. a) far more diligently c) so more diligently b) such more diligently d) much more diligent 26. The faster you run, .........youll get there. a) early c) the early b) the earliest d) the earlier 27. Judging by his statement, I think that he isinvolved in the scandal. a) deeply c) bare b) deep d) deeper 28. Although he is my neighbour, I.........know him. a) bare c) near b) hard d) hardly 29. This question isdifficult for me. a) enough c) such b) too d) to. 30. Jim wasfor work every day last week. a) lately c) late b) not lately d) rather

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TEST 3 1. Jack.........crashed his car in an accident last month. a) near c) nearly b) nearby d) very 2. A rush of.........air entered the house when I opened the door. a) coldly c) cold b) very coldly d) uncold 3. Dont hesitate to call me if you need any.........information. a) farther c) more further b) further d) much further 4. The dog.........ran away is......... a) that/my c) that/mine b) which/my d) who/mine 5. Neither Daniel.Mark.........coffee. a) or/drinks c) nor/drinks b) nor/drink d) both/drink 6. Either of these two cars.........suitable for you. a) is c) were b) are d) have been 7. The later you go to bed,.........it will be for you to get up in the morning. a) the hard c) the hardest b) the harder d) harder 8. The book you gave me is.........interesting. a) fair c) fairly b) fayr d) more fairly 9. She looks.........after being lied by her best friend. a) sad c) sadly b) in a sad way d) sadlly 10. As time went by we became......... a) more and more c) more impatient and more impatient b) more impatient and more d) more and more impatient 11. we talked, the more confused they got. a) longer c) the longer b) the more long d) the longest 12. Playing golf isnt.........as playing football. a) less tiring c) as tiring as b) not tiring d) as tiring 13. The music was too loud, so I could.........hear what he was saying. a) barely c) harder b) hard d) less hard 14. He used to work.........at his desk. a) quiet c) quietly b) in a quiet way d) quietlly 15. Last night I met a woman.........I found very interesting. a) whom c) whose b) who d) which 16. My cat, .........I found on the street, is called Sal. a) who c) why b) which d) what 17. Yesterday was.........day of the year. a) coldest c) the coldest b) the colder d) as cold a 18. He comes from The Netherlands. He is.........and he speaks......... a) Dutch/ Finnish c) Dutch/Dutch b) Hollish/ Dutch d) Danish/ Dutch 13

19. As they went.........into the woods Jack seemed.........worried. a) deep and deep/ deeply c) deeper and deeper/deeply b) deeper and deeper/ deep d) deeper and deepest/deeply 20. ............children were thrilled to see their father again, but ............of them wanted to help him carry his luggage. a) some/ any c) either/neither b) both/neither d) all/neither 21. This test is............difficult that the one I had last week. a) as c) the most b) the least d) much more 22. She looks so............I wonder............trouble she could have. a) sad/ what c) sadly/ what b) sad/ which d) sadly/ which 23. We can get ...........information at the police station. a) farther c) the further b) far d) further 24. ...........you study, .............you become. a) the more/ the wise c) the more/the wiser b) the most/ the wiser d) more/wiser 25. I really dont understand why you couldnt answer this easy question. Im sure.............pupil in the classroom could answer it. a) any c) no b) some d) none 26. This young billionaire is the kind of personhas toomoney and toowisdom a) who/ little/much c) who/much/less b) whom/little/much d) who/much/little 27. Hes so - minded and often forgets things! a) loose c) distant b) absent d) strong 28. Heresboy who wants to be in the team. a) another c) the other one b) other d) another one 29. Its always a good idea to save up for a day. a) broke c) rainy b) poor d) wet 30. John waswith murder. a) accused c) charged b) arrested d) sentenced

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PRONOUNS AND DETERMINERS TEST 1 1. a) b) 2. a) b) 3. a) b) 4. a) b) 5. a) b) 6. a) b) 7. Ann loves going to the theatre and ........... so do I c) I do so I too do d) I love Is there ...........coffee left? many c) a few any d) little The film star...........name is on everyones lips, is visiting our town next week. which c) that whom d) whose They havent got...........money but they manage to get by. more of c) several many d) much He doesnt need all this money. Take ...........back. it c) that those d) there She is one of the kindest people........... that I know c) whose I know I know that d) of which I know Neither you nor John has carried out the task I gave you! Because neither of us...........ready to do it! a) are c) is not b) are not d) is 8. of ...........two hotels is very comfortable. a) None/these c) No one/those b) Neither/these d) Neither/this 9. Give us a(n) ...........of paper, please. a) slice c) item b) piece d) sheet 10. Take care not to cut ...........with that knife. a) yourself c) your b) you d) yours 11. ...........student is looking forward to this trip. a) All c) Every b) Anyone d) No one 12. In order to prove John is guilty we must find some........... a) information c) knowledge b) evidence d) news 13. Thats Terry...........ambition is to win first prize in this competition. a) whose c) whom b) what d) which 14. This town is wonderful. ........... got lots of shops. a) its c) it was b) its d) it is 15. Can I have a dictionary? I am sorry, but I havent got ........... a) another c) it b) ones d) one 16. This is the Smiths house. They are all in ...........living room. a) theyr c) theirs b) their d) they 17. Mark put the fire out by........... a) himself c) oneself b) herself d) him 18. Is there a problem? No, dont worry, ...........is fine. a) everything b) all 15

c) everywhere d) whole 19. Ive got two brothers and ...........of them are older than me. a) all c) each b) both d) every 20. Mark...........father is a doctor, is studying French with me. a) whom c) why b) who d) whose 21. Sorry, but I havent got...........advice to give to you. a) no c) some b) any d) an 22. Ann had to use my phone because she had left............at home. a) she c) its b) her d) hers 23. It took me...........day to finish this. a) all c) every b) each d) both 24. of the students passed the History exam. a) neither c) either b) no d) none 25. When mother won the lottery, she bought ...........a new car. a) herself c) oneself b) himself d) yourself 26. Can you pass...........the book............is on the chair? a) I/who c) me/whose b) me/what d) me/which 27. ...........William nor Tom enjoys playing rugby. a) Neither c) Either b) Nor d) Both 28. My sister cant drive and I cant ........... a) neither c) either b) all d) nor 29. Do you have many friends? Yes, and............them live abroad. a) all c) all of b) no d) both of 30. He could hurt ...........with that knife. a) oneself c) ourselves b) herself d) himself

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TEST 2 1. Dont take that. Its...........book........... is on the desk. a) mine/your c) my/your b) my/yours d) mine/yours 2. ...........do you count on for the organization of the prom? a) what c) whom b) who d) on who 3. He cant see ...........behind the door because in fact there is ........... a) anybody/ nobody c) somebody/anybody b) nobody/anybody d) somebody/ nobody 4. Jim wants to ask ...........that difficult question ........... a) her/himself c) hers/himself b) her/herself d) him/ herself 5. England, ...........part of...........Great Britain, is also the place where Shakespeare was born. a) who is/ the c) which its/ b) which is/ d) that is/6. The witch looked at ...........in the mirror. a) herself c) oneself b) himself d) itself 7. ...........tries to speak to him gets the same answer. a) whatever c) whoever b) whichever d) whenever 8. There is ...........reason why you shouldnt leave on holiday. a) no c) any b) nothing d) something 9. Have you got a lot of friends? Actually, good friends, I have........... a) any c) none b) neither d) nobody 10. ...........knows this secret is a real threat to your safety. a) whatever c) whenever b) whoever d) whom 11. One always prides ...........on ones achievements. a) ourselves c) itself b) oneself d) yourself 12. The two women, ...........entered the room, spoke to us in French. a) which c) who b) whom d) whose 13. Could you, please take this broken vase and give me...........? a) another c) one another b) other d) one more 14. This is the shop ........... I met my future bride. It was love ...........first sight. a) when/ in c) which/at b) where/for d) where/at 15...............magician has ..............own tricks, which cant be revealed to............. a) each/its/no one c) all/ his/anyone b) each/his/no one d) each/his/anyone 16. George threatened his neighbour with a knife, he received a six month prison sentence. a) which c) that b) that d) for which 17. Few who are really aware of the necessity of learning foreign languages. a) those be c) those are b) be those d) are those 18. That is Toms brother........... you spoke to yesterday. a) that c) whom b) which d) whose 19. There was nobody, ...........made me suspicious. 17

a) which c) that b) what d) who 20. Ive put my money on two horses. If ...........of them wins, I shall make a fortune. a) either c) neither b) both d) any 21. One........... adults takes physical exercise at least one a week. a) from four c) at four b) in four d) with four 22. One should behave...........in public. a) himself c) oneself b) themselves d) herself 23. You may choose...........car. Take the one you like the better. a) either c) both b) all d) neither 24. John speaks French fluently, and so........... his sister. a) does c) is b) speaks d) is speaking 25. ...........does your new classmate look like? a) How c) Whose b) What d) Why 26. Hes the director ...........film has become a success. a) which c) whose b) of which d) whom 27. The two children looked at ...........and burst into laughter. a) every other c) each another b) all other d) each other 28. I dont like mushrooms and my sister doesnt like them........... a) also c) either b) too d) neither 29. His son always wants to know the reason...........things are as they are. a) whom c) which b) who d) why 30. The man,...........wife I met at the conference phoned earlier to ask us to dinner. a) which c) whom b) who d) whose

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TEST 3 1. Eating Junk food...........unhealthy. a) is c) it is b) its d) its 2. Would you like ...........ice cream? Yes, please. a) some c) no b) any d) anything 3. Mother and I call...........almost every day. a) ourselves c) each other b) us d) myself 4. ............would you rather be, an actor or a singer? a) who c) how b) which d) what 5. Some people are not upset by violence, while ...........are. a) other c) another b) others d) any 6. Jill and Emily are...........my friends, but ...........of them lives near me. a) all/neither c) both/either b) all/either d) both/neither 7. Dont sit on that chair. One of ...........legs is broken. a) its c) it has b) it is d) its 8. Why didnt you buy anything? Because ...........of those clothes fitted me. a) either c) none b) neither d) no one 9. She read both your novels, but she didnt enjoy...........of them. a) neither c) none b) either d) all 10. I enjoy going to open-air concerts a) Neither do I. c) So am I. b) Nor am I. d) So do I. 11. I don't know way to go. a) what c) why b) which d) where 12. They used to have fun together - now all they do is argue. a) so much c) very b) so many d) that much 13. He doesn't get along well with...........children. a) another c) others b) other d) differents 14. You really have to respect, if you want other people to respect a) you/yourself c) yourself/yourself b) you/you d) yourself/you 15. You have to tell what happened. a) them c) their b) they d) themselves 16. radio is on the table? a) Whose c) Whom b) Whos d) Who is 17. Doesn't know the answer to this question? a) someone c) anyone b) no one d) anything 18. The woman,is sitting in front of you now, is a famous writer. a) whom c) which b) who d) whos 19. The sun is very bright today. Thats Im wearing sunglasses. 19

a) when c) what b) which d) why 20. Helen doesnt like rock music. . a) Neither dont I. c) Either dont I b) Neither was I. d) Neither do I. 21. radio is on the table? a) Whose c) Whom b) Whos d) Who is 22. He came to see...........last night. a) I c) my b) me d) mine 23. My car is new, but...........is old. a) his c) him b) hes d) his 24. Bob was hungry, and so ...........Mike. a) is c) were b) was d) had 25. One of you ...........to go first. a) have c) are having b) has d) were having 26. Each of them ...........a hobby. a) have c) is having b) has d) are having 27. The cat is licking.........paws. a) it's c) hers b) its d) her 28. Why would.........hide your keys? There's.........reason to do .........so silly. a) anyone/no/nothing c) anyone/no/anything b) anyone/no/something d) someone/no/something 29. We have two cars and.........of them .........blue. a) each/is c) every/is b) each/are d) every/are 30. There are.........people who are as hard-working as James. a) a little c) much b) little d) few

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TEST 4 1. Both my sister ...........I...........how to bake bread. a) and/knows c) and/know b) or/know d) nor/is knowing 2. The wedding was great...........went according to the plan. a) All c) Everywhere b) Everybody d) Everything 3. We always wash...........hands before...........anything. a) ours/ eat c) our/ eat b) ours/eating d) our/eating 4. The hotel...........we spent our holiday was very luxurious. a) which c) that b) where d) who 5. The cat jumped into...........basket and went to sleep. a) its c) hers b) her d) its 6. Their house is huge...........got ten bedrooms. a) Its c) It is b) Its d) It was 7. ...........were you talking to when I saw you yesterday? a) Who c) Whom b) Whose d) Which 8. There were a lot of people in that room, but them knew the answer to my question. a) none c) no one b) none of d) neither of 9. I tried out the two dresses, but of them fitted me. a) no one c) none b) either d) neither 10. Have you got a lot of friends? Actually, good friends, I have........... a) any c) none b) neither d) nobody 11. I really dont understand why you couldnt answer this easy question. Im sure...........pupil in the classroom could answer it. a) any c) no b) some d) none 12. ............ knows this secret is a real threat to your safety. a) whatever c) whenever b) whoever d) whom 13. One always prides ............on ones achievements. a) ourselves c) itself b) oneself d) yourself 14. I think..has been using my lipstick. a) someone c) none b) anyone d) no one 15. Have you seen the boy ...........has recently joined our team? a) which c) what b) whose d) who 16. I want to give her the bad news........... a) myself c) herselves b) herself d) ourselves 17. He was really strange. He didnt talk toin his class. a) nobody c) somebody b) anybody d) everybody 18. The house belongs to my parents. Its........... a) theirs c) they b) them d) theirs 21

19. I'm sure you can find...........interesting if you look in...........shop. a) something/all c) something/each b) anything/ every d) nothing/ certain 20. ...........my book and my folder were stolen. Unfortunately I could find...........of them a) either/most c) neither/nor b) both/either d) both/ neither 21. Neither of the plumbers ...........to work there. a) want c) to want b) is wanting d) wants 22. All students ...........expected to study, but ...........of them dont pass the final test. a) is/ many c) are/ some b) are/any d) is/ most 23. Each of those books ...........at least 100 pages. a) has c) to have b) have d) is having 24. ...........are you so tired? Well, I stayed up all night to finish that project. a) what c) why b) who d) what 25. You and...........are always going to be friends. a) me c) my b) I d) mine 26. Homeless people have ...........to go at night. a) somewhere c) anywhere b) nowhere d) not where 27. Each of...........at the party received a present. a) the children c) the child b) child d) children 28. Dont be so depressed. There arejobs you could try. a) another c) other b) an other d) others 29. The dog is eating...........food. a) it c) its b) its d) it is 30. I haven't read his book, but I have heard...........good. a) it c) its b) its d) it is

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TEST 5 1. It took me...........day to finish this project. a) every c) each & every b) each d) all 2. I like...........of the two choices. Dont you have another one? a) any c) none b) either d) neither 3. You can take ...........the 38 bus or the 341 to get to town. a) neither c) every b) each d) either 4. Nobody has ever told me........... a) nothing c) anything b) no things d) something 5. He is crazy about sweets. . mother says that he has ...........sweet tooth. a) his/ a c) his/ the b) hes/a d) hes/ the 6. She said...........but I didn't understand anything. a) anything c) something b) nothing d) someone 7. Has...........found my blue pencil? No, I'm sorry. a) anyone c) no one b) someone d) none 8. ...........has broken the window. I don't know who. a) some c) anybody b) somebody d) no one 9. ...........of the books I need are not in the library. a) no c) every b) any d) some 10............ people were there at the meeting? a) many c) how a few b) how few d) how many 11. ...........have you been? I've been waitinghere for ages. a) why c) when b) whose d) where 12. Would...........like a cup of tea? a) some c) someone b) something d) anyone 13.I was very upset because...........remembered to call me for my birthday. a) no one c) someone b) anyone d) all 14.I am angry with both of ........... a) they c) theirs b) their d) them 15. My brother and ...........went there together. a) me c) I b) my d) mine 16. I didn't believe...........story. I know shes a liar. a) her c) she b) hers d) shes 17. Ann doesnt speak French and...........does George. a) either c) also b) neither d) too 18. Good for you! This time you have made...........mistakes. a) any c) nothing b) no d) some 19. Your children are younger than........... 23

a) mine c) I b) my d) me 20. The girls name is Jennifer, but she often calls...........Jenny. a) myself c) herselves b) himself d) herself 21. Which of ...........friends is a painter? a) you c) your b) yours d) they 22. ...........are they waiting in front of ...........National Theatre? a) who/the c) whom/the b) whom/d) who/23. ...........is that car parked right in front of mine? a) what c) which b) who d) whose 24. My neighbours saw ...........trying to break into my house last night. a) anyone c) anybody b) someone d) some 25. Which of these two bags do you like? ...........of them. a) none c) neither b) no d) all 26. ...........of us sees the world differently. a) all c) each b) every d) both 27. The sailors were ...........sleeping when the ship reached the land. a) each c) neither b) all d) every 28. She can neither sing, ............act well. a) neither c) nor b) not d) and 29. Everybody happy to be on that cruise. a) was c) are b) were d) wasnt 30. I dressedand went to the party. a) myself c) herselves b) herself d) ourselves

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PRESENT TENSES TEST 1 1. John..........home from work at this moment. a) arrive c) are arriving b) arrives d) is arriving 2. John always..........on time for meetings. a) arrive c) are arriving b) arrives d) is arriving 3. Barbara usually..........dinner for her husband after work. a) cook c) are cooking b) cooks d) is cooking 4. This week Barbara is away on business so Tom..........dinner for himself. a) cook c) are cooking b) cooks d) is cooking 5. Mr. and Mrs. Parsons..........to work together every day. a) drive c) are driving b) drives d) is driving 6. Today Mr. and Mrs. Parsons..........to work separately because Mr. Parsons has to go to a meeting to another company. a) drive c) are driving b) drives d) is driving 7. My parents normally..........breakfast at 7:00 a.m. a) eat c) are eating b) eats d) is eating 8. The kids at school behave very badly. They .................things at each other! a) are throwing c) throw b) are always throwing d) throws 9. At the moment my parents are on vacation, so two of my best friends ................with me. a) stay c) are staying b) stays d) is staying 10. A cold wind ...............for the last three days. a) has been blowing c) is blowing b) blows d) blew 11. I don't think she can be a very happy person !She ...................! a) frowns c) is always frowning b) is frowning d) frown 12. My brother is working very hard. He................ in front of the computer for hours preparing his classes. a) sits c) has sat b) is sitting d) has been sitting 13. I have been studying...............half an hour. a) until c) for b) since d) so far 14. What do you...............to do about the problem now that this solution...............? a) attempt/ has failed c) go /failed b) wish /failed d) intend/ has failed 15. We ...............for a new secretary but we havent had any replies............... a) have advertised /yet c) have wanted /lately b) advised /so far d) noticed/yet 16. Ive...............for this job and I hope to get it . a) appointed c) presented b) applied d) succeeded 17. We ...............the piano since three oclock. a) practice c) practice b) have practiced d) have been practicing 25

18. ................Peter live with his grandparents? a) Do c) Makes b) Make d) Does 19. ............... Sandy's hamsters live in a cage? a) Does c) Has b) Do d) Have 20. Maddy...............the postcard to her grandparents. a) have sent already c) has sent already b) has already sent d) is already sending 21. I ...............the room since this morning. Im still cleaning it now. a) clean c) am cleaning b) have been cleaning d) cleans 22. Tom and Mr Pitt ..........for quite a long time. I .............what they..............about. a) have been talking/wonder/talk c) have been talking/am wondering/talk b) have been talking/wonder/are talking d) have talked/wonder/talk 23. My brother..............several plays. He ................ his second tragedy. a) has written/has just finished c) has been writing/ has just finished b) has wrote/ has just finished d) has wrote/ just has finished 24. How long ...........your new assistant? I ............... him for two years. a) have you known/has known c) have you known/have known b) you have known/have known d) have you known/know 25. I .............this letter around for days and haven't even looked at it. a) carry c) am carrying b) have been carrying d) was carrying 26. I can see you .................any major changes to this flat. a) have made c) had made b) havent made d) would make 27. Indeed, it is true what they say, that moneythe world go round. a) is making c) will make b) makes d) make 28. Im looking forward ................you soon. a) to seeing c) to see b) seeing d) see 29. I often money from my friends. a) borrow c) save b) lend d) earn 30. Fred in the supermarket less than an hour. a) had been/since c) was/for b) had been/for d) has been/for

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TEST 2 1. How often..abroad? About two times a year. a) do you go c) are you going b) does you go d) is you going 2. .. your homework? a) have you done c) has you done b) have you do d) has you do 3. We ............................... that film. a) have already seen c) has already seen b) already seen d) have saw 4. She in this house for ten years. a) have been living c) have lived b) has lived d) lives 5. Many things .since you left this company. a) are changing c) has changed b) change d) have changed 6. Look! She her new jeans. a) is wearing c) wears b) has worn d) wear 7. I .. doing this exercise. a) am finishing c) have just finished b) has just finished d) just have finished 8. Hi Jane, you ..sad! What's up? a) are looking c) look b) is looking d) looks 9. He mineral water every day. a) is drinking c) drink b) drinks d) are drinking 10. ................................... rugby? a) Did you ever played c) Have you ever played b) Has you ever played d) Have you ever play 11. Nancy .. a) has 18 years c) is 18 years b) has 18 years old d) is 18 years old 12. Do you like pizza? a) Yes, I do. c) Yes, I like. b) Yes, I am. d) Yes, I am like. 13. . the lesson now. a) I'm understand c) I understand b) I'm understanding d) I understood 14. Bill .. for that company since 1998. a) is working c) worked b) has worked d) has been work 15. I . to Canada. a) never was c) have never been b) never been d) am never been 16. The teacher wants .. a book report. a) us to write c) us write b) we to write d) that we write 17. I love winter when the trees are covered snow. a) with c) to b) of d) on 18. Tom and Roland dislike . a) each c) each other b) each one d) every other 19. We look forward to .news from you. 27

a) hear c) to hear b) hearing d) to hearing 20. Its useless .. to repair that old chair. a) to try c) trying b) to trying d) tried 21. That's my pen. Give . a) her to me c) him to me b) them to me d) it to me 22. I usually drive, but today my car a) doesnt work c) isnt working b) dont work d) arent working 23. She .tennis twice a week. a) plays c) playes b) playing d) is playing 24. She ill for two days. a) were c) have been b) has been d) is been 25. We havethe living room all morning. a) been c) are painting b) painting d) been painting 26. Im tired because I.. in the garden since 8 oclock. a) have been working c) work b) have work d) am working 27. He .......................................about everything! a) always complains c) is to complain b) is always complaining d) always complaining 28. Our train early in the morning. a) leave c) leaves b) is leaving d) leaving 29. Let them ..their friend. a) to help c) helps b) help d) helping 30. He usually ..very. a) drive/fast c) drives/fast b) drives/fastly d) is driving/fast

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TEST 3 1. I look forward..........you again this year. a) to see c) seeing b) see d) to seeing 2. She looks very happy. Well, she..........the lottery! a) won c) has won b) win d) is winning 3. Ive had enough with you. You..........my clothes! a) always take c) has been taking b) are always taking d) are taking 4. Listen! Your brother..........the piano! a) is playing c) played b) plays d) has been playing 5. Its no use..........to explain how things happened. a) trying c) to be trying b) to try d) have tried 6. I Mary two years , but I hope well meet next week at the wedding. a) havent seen/since c) didnt see/for b) havent seen/for d) didnt see/since 7. There is no problem if she starts work at seven a.m. Anyway, she..........waking up early in the morning. a) used to c) is used to b) is using to d) was used to 8. Do you know where she comes from? I..........she is Italian. a) am thinking c) was thinking b) think d) have thought 9. I..........about changing my old car with a new one. a) think c) have thought b) am thinking d) thought 10. Susan..........very tired. a) looks c) has looked b) is looking d) has been looking 11. Look! The basket is full. Grandma ..........a lot of apples. a) has picked c) is picking b) hasnt picked d) picks 12. I..........twenty invitations so far. a) am sending c) sent b) send d) have sent 13. ..........any good films..........? a) have you seen/lately c) are you seeing/late b) have you seen/late d) did you see/ so far 14. Has Tim finished his exams..........? a) still c) yet b) lately d) just 15. I dont have a ticket..........I. a) Neither havent c) So have b) None have d) Neither have 16. Have you seen my bag? I..........it all morning. a) have been looking after c) have looked for b) have been looking up d) have been looking for 17. I had no idea Sarah could drive. Yes, she..........since April. a) drives c) has driven b) is driving d) has been driving 18. Water..........at 100 degrees Celsius. a) is boiling c) boils b) boiled d) has boiled 29

19. I..........to work..........car every day. a) am going/by c) go/by b) go/with the d) am going/ with the 20. Hi, Charles, I..........for ages. How are you? a) havent saw c) have not been seeing b) havent seen d) didnt see 21. My sister..........to be an actress. a) want c) is wanting b) had wanted d) wants 22. I want him..........the car. a) to washing c) is washing b) wash d) to wash 23. What..........at the moment? a) are you doing c) have you done b) do you do d) have you been doing 24. Where is Bill? He..........his homework in the sitting room. a) does c) did b) has done d) is doing 25. Do you live in London? No, at the moment I..........here, but I actually..........Paris. a) am staying/am living c) am staying/ live b) stay/am living d) am staying/lives 26. Now Steve..........he has made a big mistake. a) understands c) is understanding b) understand d) understood 27. I love the way spring flowers.......... a) smell c) have smelt b) are smelling d) have been smelling 28. She is a singer. She.......... at a local restaurant. a) is singing c) sang b) sing d) sings 29. Normally mother does all the work, but today we..........the windows. a) clean c) have cleaned b) are cleaning d) is cleaning 30. They..........stamps ever since they were five. a) have collected c) are collecting b) have been collecting d) is collecting

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PAST TENSES TEST 1 1. Tom was watering the plants while his brother ...........the car. a) washed c) is washing b) was washing d) had been washing 2. When I ...........the house I realized that I ...........the window open. a) left/ had forgotten c) leave/ forget b) had left/forgot d) was leaving/ had forgotten 3. She was happy. She ...........an important exam. a) pass c) was passing b) passed d) had passed 4. As I ............the street I saw a terrible accident. a) crossed c) was crossing b) had crossed d) cross 5. I wish I ...........a famous actress. a) was c) were b) had been d) am 6. If only we ...........a faster car. We could win this race. a) have c) had b) are having d) had had 7. He behaves as if he ...........all about this company. a) knows c) had known b) knew d) know 8. Its time we ...........home. a) went c) had gone b) gone d) go 9. My boss was angry. He ...........with his son all morning. a) had been quarrelling c) quarrelled b) have been quarrelling d) was quarrelling 10. John ...........dinner by the time his wife arrived home. a) had already cooked c) already cooked b) has already cooked d) was cooking 11. The house ...........to the ground by the time the firemen.............there. a) burnt/ had arrived c) had burnt/ had arrived b) burnt/ were arriving d) had burnt/arrived 12. A few years ago I ...........to smoke as much as I do now. a) used to c) didnt used to b) am used to d) didnt use to 13. We ...........for three years before we got married. a) had dated c) had been dating b) dated d) were dating 14. Yesterday my partner acted as if he ...........all the work himself. a) did c) had done b) had did d) was doing 15. Mother felt worried as it ...........dark and there ...........no sign of the children. a) got/was c) had gone/wasnt b) got/wasnt d) was getting/ was 16. When I was younger I never ...........to the theatre. a) go c) did go b) went d) didnt go 17. When he ...........we were having lunch. a) arrived c) arrives b) was arriving d) had arrived 18. The child had a toothache because he ...........sweets all day. a) had eaten c) has been eating b) had been eating d) was eating 31

19. No sooner ...........lunch ...........his friend ...........him. a) did he finish/then/ called c) had he finished/when/called b) he had finished/than/called d) had he finished/than/called 20. She ...........the windows when she fell off the ladder. a) cleaned c) had cleaned b) was cleaning d) is cleaning 21. I have such a bad stomachache after so much food. If only I ...........so much! a) hadnt eaten c) havent eaten b) didnt eat d) ate 22. Before he went to bed Kim ...........the dog. a) walk c) had walked b) walked d) was walking 23. I ...........breakfast by the time the others woke up. a) had ate c) had already eaten b) had eat d) was eating 24. It ...........all day and the roads were really wet. a) rained c) had rained b) was raining d) had been raining 25. I ...........something silly yesterday. a) did c) had done b) done d) do 26. After she had got on the taxi she ...........the driver. a) pay c) paid b) payd d) had paid 27. What ...........when I called you at seven yesterday evening? a) did you do c) you were doing b) were you doing d) had you done 28. They ...........married last week. a) get c) were getting b) got d) had gone 29. He ...........on the train at this time yesterday. a) sat c) were sitting b) was sitting d) sit 30. He ...........that I was right. a) think c) was thinking b) had thought d) thought

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TEST 2 1. I wish it ...........Saturday today. a) be c) had been b) were d) has been 2. Of course Tom wishes he ...........with us to Paris, but he has to stay here. a) comes c) had come b) come d) came 3. I was really lazy in my childhood. I wish I ...........more sport. a) did c) had done b) done d) do 4. How I wish we ...........this car. It's too noisy. a) buy c) had bought b) didnt buy d) hadnt bought 5. I did my homework while I ...........television. a) watched c) am watching b) watching d) was watching 6. The bus ............before I reached the bus stop. a) arrived c) was arriving b) had arrived d) had been arriving 7. She ...........to London yesterday. a) went c) had gone b) go d) has gone 8. He was late. When he ...........at the airport, the plane ........... a) arrived /had already left c) had arrived /left b) had arrived /had left d) has arrived /left 9. After he ...........painting, he ...........a shower. a) finished/had had c) finished/had b) had finished/had d) was finishing/had 10. Which books ...........to school yesterday? a) took you c) you took b) did you took d) did you take 11. Harry ...........and we ...........him the news. a) woke up/told c) was waking up/told b) wake up/told d) woke up/tell 12. I saw a terrible accident while I ...........on the beach. a) was walking c) walked b) were walking d) had walked 13. Its high time you ...........smoking. a) give up c) had given up b) gave up d) to give up 13. Twenty years ago, people ........... more. a) use to read c) didnt used to read b) used read d) used to read 14. Did you see Tom Cruise's last movie last week? No, I ........... a) did c) havent b) dont d) didnt 15. Tom ...........dinner by the time you arrived. a) cooked c) had cooked b) was cooking d) cook 16. We ...........for three hours when mother came and interrupted us. a) talked c) had talked b) had been talking d) used to talk 17. I ...........my wallet yesterday. a) lost c) losed b) loosen d) lose 18. Some students ............talking after the teacher began the class. 33

a) keep c) keeped b) kept d) keept 20. You didn't tell her about the party ...........? a) did you c) you did b) didnt you d) did not you 21. She took no advice from you, ...........? a) did she c) took she not b) didnt she d) isnt it 22. I wish I ...........that movie. I was depressed for days. a) hadnt see c) saw b) had seen d) hadnt seen 23. The secretary the last page of the report when her boss asked her to add several new pages. a) typed c) was typed b) was typing d) types 24. Mr. Norton ...........an old coin while he was working in his garden. a) find c) had found b) found d) was finding 25. While he ...........to work, Mr. Miller had an accident. a) drove c) was driving b) had driven d) drives 26. My boss always acts as if we ...........all his slaves. a) was c) were b) be d) had been 27. I ...........for more than eight hours last night when you called. a) slept c) had slept b) was sleeping d) had been sleeping 28. In the nineteenth century, people were used to ...........horses. a) ride c) rode b) riding d) were riding 29. When I was a child I ...........go swimming in the lake. a) used c) am used to b) was used to d) used to 30. I'd rather Helen ...........a little later today. a) leaves c) had left b) left d) is leaving

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c) were sitting/was doing/was knitting d) were sitting/did/was knitting 17. While the guests .......... in the garden the thieves ............. into the house and ...........a lot of fur coats. a) were dancing/broke/stole c) were dancing/were breaking/stole b) were dancing/broke/stealed d) were dancing/broke/were stealing 18. The next day, as they .......... that the police ............ for them, they ..............the coats in a wood and .......... off in different directions. a) knew/was looking/hid/gone c) knew/was looking/hide/was going b) knew/was looking/hid/went d) knew/was looking/was hiding/gone 19. I ...........this ring as I ............. in the garden. It looks very old. I wonder who it ............. to? a) was finding/was digging/belong c) was finding/dug/belonged b) found/was digging/belonged d) was finding/dug/belong 20. When I last ...........her she ...........along the road to the station. I ........her where she .......... and she ........., 'London'. a) saw/was hurrying/asked/went/said c) saw/was hurrying/asked/was going/said b) saw/was hurrying/asked/went/was saying d) saw/hurried/asked/went/said 21. While he .......... the flowers it ...........to rain. a) watered/was beginning c) was watering/was beginning b) watered/began d) was watering/began 22. He .......... up his umbrella and ......... on watering. a) put/went c) put/gone b) was putting/went d) put/was going 23. When I ........at the station Mary ........... for me. She .......... a blue dress and looked very pretty. a) arrived/was waiting/was wearing c) was arriving/was waiting/was wearing b) arrived/was waiting/wore d) arrived/waited/was wearing 24. As soon as she ...........me she ...........and ...........something, but I couldn't hear what she ...........because everybody ...........such a noise. a) saw/was waving/shouted/was saying/was c) saw/waved/shouted/was saying/made making d) saw/waved/shouted/wassaying/was b) saw/waved/shouted/said/was making making 25. The prisoner ...........by climbing the wall of the garden where he ...........He ...........blue overalls and black shoes. a) escaped/was working/wore c) escaped/worked/wore b) escaped/was working/was wearing d) escaped/were working/was wearing 26. When I ...........him he ...........a portrait of his wife. a) met/was painting c) met/painted b) was meet/was painting d) meet/was painting 27. When we ...........here a policeman ...........us. Hethat he ...........for some stolen property and asked if he could search the car. a) were coming/stopped/said/was looking c) were coming/was stopping/said/was b) came/stopped/said/was looking looking d) was coming/stopped/said/was looking 28. The airplane in which the football team ...........crashed soon after taking off. a) travels c) travelled b) was travelling d) were travelling 29. He usually ...........sandals but when I last saw him he ...........boots. a) was wearing/wore c) was wearing/was wearing b) wore/wore d) wore/was wearing 30. The car had nobody in it but the engine ........... a) run c) ran b) was running d) runned

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FUTURE TENSES TEST 1 1. Hi! I'm just calling to find out what you...........on Tuesday evening, because I've got two tickets for the big football game. a) will do c) will have done b) are doing d) do 2. Call me again at six o'clock. I think...........fixing your car by then. a) Ill finish c) Ill be finishing b) Ill have finished d) Im finishing 3. Jasons flight ...........at eight oclock tomorrow morning. a) is leaving c) will leave b) leaves d) will have left 4. Just think! This time next week we...........on a beautiful beach in the Caribbean sun. I can't wait. a) will lie c) are going to lie b) will be lying d) wont lie 5. According to the timetable the next train...........at 11.30. That gives us half an hour, so let's have a coffee. a) leaves c) is leaving b) is going to leave d) will leave 6. Those dark clouds are coming this way. Pack everything away in the car. It........... a) is raining c) is going to rain b) will be raining d) will rain 7. Don't disturb me this afternoon because ...........some important contracts with our partners. a) I'll be discussing c) Im discussing b) Ill discuss d) I am going to discuss 8. I doubt if there's any point in asking dad if we can use the car. He...........us the keys after we took them last time without telling him. a) will give c) will given b) wont give d) is giving 9. Tomorrow I...........all day long. a) am painting c) will be painting b) will paint d) will have paint 10. I hope you...........very well at the exam. a) will doing c) will have done b) will do d) are doing 11. We will have to deal with this problem before it ...........too difficult. a) gets c) got b) will get d) is getting 12. They will leave by the time you........... a) return c) will return b) had returned d) will have returned 13. By the time we get there the shop........... a) is closing c) will be closing b) will have closed d) was closing 14. What...........be doing this time tomorrow? a) wont c) will you b) are you d) do 15. I simply wait until she comes back. a) shall c) am b) will d) do 16. I really hope I ..............see you again. a) am c) will have b) will be d) shall 17. What ............to the family if he loses all his money? a) will happen b) will be happening 37

c) will have happened d) does it happen 18. I'm sure they ..........married and live happily ever afterwards. a) will getting c) are getting b) will be getting d) will get 19. Ill have cooked dinnermy sister comes home. a) as soon as c) by the time b) by d) while 20. Tom will look after my cat ..Im away. a) as soon as c) as b) while d) when 21. She won't speak to her boyfriend.............he apologizes. a) as soon as c) when b) while d) until 22. Ive already decided. Ito start studying French. a) shall c) am going b) will d) am going to 23. By the time the guests arrive, I the room. a) will clean c) will be cleaning b) will have cleaned d) am cleaning 24. This time tomorrow I in the ocean. a) shall be c) am swimming b) shall be swimming d) shall swim 25. I won't be able to talk to you in 15 minutes because I my homework. a) will be doing c) am doing b) shall do d) do 26. If the plane gets in late, Imy train connection. a) lose c) will lose b) lost d) will loose 27. They be great doctors. a) will be c) will b) shall d) are going to 28. We'll find a hotel when we.in Hawaii. a) arrive c) will arrive b) arrives d) will have arrived 29. Why are you holding a piece of paper? Iwrite a letter to my sister. a) shall c) am going to b) will d) am 30. I'm about to fall asleep. I need to wake up!...........you a cup of coffee. That will wake you up. a) Ill bring c) I will be bringing b) I am bringing d) I am going to bring

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TEST 2 1. Hurry up! The train is just ............... to leave! a) due to c) about b) on the point of d) bound to 2. By next month we.............in this house for thirteen years. a) will live c) shall have been lived b) will be living d) ll have been living 3. The doctor says you ............. not to be stressed during your hospitalization. a) are c) will b) shall d) due to 4. Trebuiesvntoarceinainte de cdereanopii. a) You have to return before nightfall. c) You are sure to return before nightfall. b) You are to return before nightfall. d) You were to return before nightfall 5. When we reach England later this afternoon, it will very likely.............. a) be raining c) raining b) have rained d) rained 6. Don't count on a salary increase before you actually ...........it. a) will get c) get b) are certain to get d) got 7. When winter .................the swallows will fly away to a warmer country. a) begins c) shall start b) will be starting d) is due to start 8. We can't make any decision till he ....................here. a) arrive c) is arriving b) arrives d) will have arrived 9. In a fortnight's time we ..............all our exams. a) will take c) shall have taken b) shall be taking d) shall have been taking 10. We thought we............to be moving house next week, but now it will be next month. a) are going c) were going b) will d) were due 11. By the end of next year I ...............here ................ for you for more than two hours and a half. a) will have stayed/waiting c) will have been sitting/waiting b) shall have stayed/waiting d) will have sat/waiting 12. Their flight ............. off at 5.30 am, but it had an hour and a half delay. a) was bound to take c) was due to take b) was on the point of taking d) takes 13. According to an article in the local newspaper, the government ..............introduce higher tuition taxes at universities. a) will be c) is going to b) is to d) are to 14. He ............. you go out till you ............ your homework. a) wont let/finish c) wont let/have finished b) wont let/will have finished d) wont let/ are finishing 15. That road........... safe until the floods in the area............... a) will not be/subsides c) will not be/will have subsided b) will not be/ will subside d) will not be/have subsided 16. When everybody ............... the park the park-keeper............... the gates. a) have left/ will lock c) will leave/ will lock b) has left/ will lock d) will be leaving/ will lock 17. By next winter the residents............... four houses in that field. a) will have build c) will have built b) will be building d) shall have built 18. Their method was always the same; they ............ wait till their victim .............the bank and then go up to him and ask for a light. a) would/have left b) will/has left 39

c) would/had left d) would/has left 19. The new sports centre................ next week, but I doubt if it.................. by then. a) will open/will have been completed c) is due to open/will have been completed b) is due to open/will be completed d) is going to open/will have been completed 20. Congratulations! We hope you...............very happy together. a) will be c) are going to be b) would be d) are about to be 21. The film ..............before 8.45. I think we.......... time to eat something first. a) doesnt start/have c) wont start/have b) doesnt start/will have d) wont start/are having 22. Just think, this time on Tuesday we.............. to Los Angeles. a) will be fling c) will be flying b) will fly d) are flying 23. Dont worry! I............ the plumber first thing tomorrow morning. a) ll phone c) will have phoned b) will be phoning d) am going to phone 24. Do you think you............. the report by the end of the week? a) will have finishing c) finish b) shall finish d) will have finished 25. ............ you .a lift to the airport on Monday or .............. Fred................ you? a) Shall I give/will...take c) Will I give/ will.....be taking b) Shall I give/ will.....be taking d) Should I give/ will.....be taking 26. Wed better hurry! I think they ..............down. a) are closing c) are on the point of closing b) are about to close d) will close down. 27. By the year 2015 experts believe women............. men in some sports. a) will beat c) will be beating b) are due to beat d) will have beaten 28. The referee ............... the whistle to indicate the start of the match. a) is about to blow c) was going to blowing b) is due to blow d) would have blown 29. ................. the office between ten and twelve tomorrow morning? a) Will you use c) You will be using b) Shall you use d) Will you be using 30. I thought this course ............ really dull, but actually its pretty interesting. a) will be c) was about to be b) would be d) was going to

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ALL TENSES TEST 1 1. Nik ...........to Gre every yar to visit his family. a) is ging c) go b) he gos d) goes 2. Something. ........... good. Is that fresh bread in th oven? a) smll c) smells b) smelling d) is smelling 3. Why...........?Class isn't over yet. a) are you leaving c) do you leave b) you are leaving d) did you left 4. Whihlass ...........best? a) are you liking c) you like b) you are liking d) do you like 5. ...........looslothes to eris. Youll be mromfortabl. a) Wear c) Wears b) Wearing d) You wear 6. Plase...........to lass on time. We start at atly 9:00. a) yu'reoming c) we om b) omes d) me 7. I. ............smething outside. Are thdorsloked? a) am hearing c) hearing b) hear d) hars 8. H ...........for tholympissine 1998. a) pratied c) praties b) has been pratiing d) was pratiing 9. We've known Sally...........a long time. a) sin c) by b) while d) for 10. Weve been living in Montreal sinew.............. a) have graduated c) graduated b) graduate d) hav been graduating 11. Harry wrks all the time. H........... a) never relaxs c) often relaxes b) relaxes nevr d) relaxes sometims 12. Roger...........me at 9:00 last night. a) alled c) alls b) used to alled d) alling 13. Water...........at 212'F. a) boil c) boiled b) boils d) is boiling 14. What ...........these days? a) are you doing c) do yu do b) you are doing d) you do 15. The babys so big! How muh...........now? a) is sh weighing c) do weigh b) des she weigh d) she weighs 16. Ar you taking an English lass this semester? Yes, I.............. a) take c) am b) am taking d) do 17. Rik left lass early bause he............. a headah. a) had c) hav b) used to have d) was having 18. laude didnt............ in Canada. a) lived c) use to live b) used to live d) usd to living 41

19. Sara didnt hear the phone. Sh............ a) was making herself a cup of coffee c) was making herself a coffee b) made herself a cup of coffee d) had been makinh herself a cup of coffee 20. They ...........when the fir alarm rang. a) ok c) ooked b) was ooking d) were ooking 21. John..............the paper when I interruptd him. a) read c) reads b) was reading d) were reading 22. Jennifer never .............ffee. a) drink c) is drinking b) drinks d) was drinking 23. ......... you reserved your hotel room et? a) Did c) Hav b) Do d) Has 24. She hasn't.............very often. a) flew c) flies b) flown d) flying 25. It .............and the grund was still whit. a) snows c) had ben snowing b) wuld snow d) has snowed 26. Professor Kidd ..................three bokssine 1999, and she's working on her fourth. a) has bn writing c) wrte b) has writtn d) writes 27. We......... to buy that luxurious car yet. a) haven't deided c) have decided b) deided d) are deciding 28. Has Maria alledet?-Yes, she ............But she didn't leave a message. a) did c) alled b) hasn't d) has 29. Sin I............. shool I haven't had muh spare time. a) bgun c) bgan b) have begun d) begin 30. They ...............hrefr three years befre they moved. a) lived c) has lived b) have lived d) had lived

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TEST 3 1. This time next week I ..............on the beach. a) am lieing c) am being lying b) will be lying d) to be lying 2. Phone me ............ you get there! a) as soon as c) in case b) till d) unless 3. It ...........that he will resign within the next few days. a) is being thought c) thought b) is thought d) will be thought 4. They insisted ............to the meeting. a) to come c) for to come b) came d) on coming 5. When she saw Helens new boyfriend, she realized she ..........him somewherebefore. a) had seen c) was seeing b) saw d) had been seeing 6. The shops............by the time you............there. a) will close down/'ll get c) will have closed down/get b) shall have closed down/ get d) will be closing down/'ll be getting 7. As soon as I saw her, I..............I knew her. a) noticed c) realised b) recognized d) understood 8. I dont think the company has ............. profit this year. Theyve done very badly. a) done c) made b) got d) had 9. In most fairy stories good ..................... against evil. a) is fighting c) fight b) are fighting d) fights 10. Many young girls.................. to become teachers. a) dreams c) are dreaming b) dream d) were dreaming 11. The committee............. made up of twenty people; the committee.......... finally agreed on the agenda of the next meeting. a) is/have c) is/has b) are/has d) are/have 12. When we were children we.............. our holidays on a farm. a) used to spend c) were used to spend b) used to spent d) got used to spend 13. I..........a heavy truck when I was in the army. I havent driven a car since then. a) used to driving c) got used to driving b) used to drive d) am used to drive 14. I...........in heavy traffic, it does not get on my nerves. a) used to drive c) didnt use to b) got used to drive d) am used to driving 15. As students we...........all night talking. Now I go to bed very early. a) used to stayed up c) got used to staying up b) would stay up d) were using to stay 16. He works in shifts, he...........up all night. a) used to stay c) would stay b) got used to stay 17. is used to staying 17. When he needed extra money two years ago he.............overtime. He is pretty wealthy now. a) was used to working c) used to work b) was used to work d) got used to working 18. She didn't want to move down South. Now she.............there. a) would use c) is getting used to live b) used to live d) is getting used to living 45

19. I .............patient but as I get older I can't stand rudeness. a) would be c) used to be b) was used to be d) was used to being 20. When I was a boy we .............at 5 in the morning and ...............fishing. a) were used to get up/go c) were used to got up/go b) would get up/go d) were used to getting/went 21. Id sooner we out at all tonight. a) didnt go c) havent gone b) wouldnt go d) wont go 22. Id rather the children decide for themselves. a) to let c) to allow b) allowing d) let 23. If only I the chance to study when I was younger. a) have had c) was having b) will have d) had had 24. These blouses in Japan. a) are making c) have made b) made d) are made 25. Hurry up! The plane in five minutes. a) takes off c) was taking off b) took off d) does take off 26. Mary me that she was ill. a) told c) said b) explained d) reported 27. They asked if always wanted to be a teacher. a) did he c) did b) had he d) he had 28. I hate . coffee by you. It awful. a) _ /made/has tasted c) the/made/tastes b) the/makes/tasted d) the/made/is tasting 29. I wish you when Im telling you something important. a) wont interrupt c) didnt interrupt b) wouldnt interrupt d) hadnt interrupted 30. Cathy for her boyfriend for an hour and a half when finally he ....... a) was waiting / showed up c) was waiting / had showed up b) has been waiting / showed up d) had been waiting / showed up

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TEST 4 This factory more cars this year than ever before. produces c) has produced produced d) is producing I wish I so much work to do today, so I could visit my uncle. hadnt had c) hadnt didnt have d) had By the time he is thirty, he in that team for twelve years. will be playing c) is playing will have played d) will have been playing Hardly the room,...mother called for help. he had entered/than c) he had entered/when had he entered/ when d) he had entered/than He talks as if he a doctor. was c) were is d) has been Its high time you a decision. take c) had taken took d) take By the time the police arrived, the criminals the hotel. already left c) had already left leave d) have already left He .the window before he to bed last night when those burglars into his house. a) closed/ had gone/ broke c) had closed/ went/ had broken b) closed/ went/had broken d) had closed/went/broke 9. Will you send me a card when you in London? a) will arrive c) will be arriving b) arrive d) are going to arrive 10. When I entered the house it smelt awful. Someone andthe meal. a) has cooked/had burnt c) had been cooking/had burnt b) has been cooking/has burnt d) was cooking/burnt 11. When it dark well have to stop. a) got c) will get b) gets d) will have got 12. Ill help you with your homework as soon as I my own. a) did c) will do b) had done d) have done 13. He has worked for us since he school. a) has left c) had left b) left d) had been leaving 14. He said he to the seaside after he his car. a) will go/will buy c) goes/ will buy b) will go/ had bought d) would go/ bought 15. I wondered where she all those years. a) had lived c) had been living b) has lived d) has been living 16. The children the entire house by the time their mother a) have cleaned/ has returned c) had cleaned/ had returned b) cleaned/ returned d) had cleaned/ returned 17. By the end of this week all the preparations for our party a) will be completed c) will have been completed b) are going to be completed d) are being completed 18. This time tomorrow I at the seaside. a) will sunbathe c) will be sunbathing b) am going to sunbathe d) am sunbathing 47 1. a) b) 2. a) b) 3. a) b) 4. a) b) 5. a) b) 6. a) b) 7. a) b) 8.

19. Dont worry. Ill pay back my debts as soon as I......my salary. a) get c) will get b) am getting d) shall get 20. By the time Jack .............his report we ............... for more than two hours. a) writes/ will wait c) writes/ will be waiting b) will write/ will wait d) writes/ will have been waiting 21. That dog seems really fierce! It ................us. a) will bite c) is going to bite b) is biting d) would bite 22. Sue was watching the children while her husband....................the car. a) is washing c) had been washing b) has been washing d) was washing 23. The boy was very dirty. He ...............football all afternoon. a) has played c) was playing b) has been playing d) had been playing 24. It is high time she...............what job to accept. a) had decided c) has decided b) decided d) would decide 25. He was here a couple of minutes ago. You ....................him. a) just missed c) had just missed b) have just missed d) are just missing 26. She ................down the telephone when there was a knock on the door. a) hardly has put c) had hardly put b) hardly had put d) has hardly put 27. By the time we get to London, we .....................for ten hours. a) will drive c) will have driven b) will have been driving d) will be driving 28. They asked me where.................... a) had I left the car c) I had left the car b) did I leave the car d) I leave the car 29. My mother died after she ...................for a very long time. a) suffered c) was suffering b) had suffer d) had suffered 30. Why are you crying? Because my grandfather......................me a very sad story. a) had told c) was telling b) has told d) told

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1. His notebook .............on the table since he left. a) has been lying c) would lie b) is lying d) had been lying 2. We were sorry to say good-bye after we ..............such a good time together. a) spent c) were spending b) had been spending d) had spent 3. By the end of the year they...............married for ten months. a) are c) will have been b) will be d) are going to be 4. He told me this morning that he................in London yesterday. a) was c) has been b) had been d) would be 5. Tim .................stamps since he was eight. a) has been collecting c) collected b) has collected d) had been collecting 6. No sooner..............about the new History teacher.................I decided to take the class. a) had I heard/than c) did I hear/than b) had I heard/when d) I had heard/than 7. It is high time she................what job to accept. a) had decided c) has decided b) decided d) would decide 8. The thief refused to admit that he .........................that old ladys purse. a) steals c) had stolen b) has stolen d) would steal 9. I want you to remember that I..................you for anything before. a) have never asked c) never ask b) never asked d) would never ask 10. They into their new house by the end of the year. a) will move c) are going to move b) moving d) will have moved 11. Call the station to see if the train from Bucharest in time. a) arrives c) arrived b) will arrive d) has arrived 12. By the time someone announces the police, the prisoners. a) having escaped c) will be escaped b) will have escaped d) will have been escaped 13. Ito my best friends party tomorrow night. a) will be going c) will be gone b) am going d) will have gone 14. Iyou know as soon as I have received her first letter. a) will let c) am letting b) let d) will have let 15. America in 1492 by Columbus. a) has been discovered c) was discovered b) is discovered d) should have been discovered 16. When I several countries, I shall start writing a travel book. a) visited c) shall visit b) will visit d) have visited 17. I decided that he would wait in the sitting-room until all my guests a) have arrived c) would arrive b) will have arrived d) had arrived 18. Scarcely a new shirt when I stained it with coffee. a) had I put on c) did I put on b) have I put on d) I put on 49

19. Hardly had he come home ..he was recalled. a) when c) than b) that d) then 20. Ever since you left in the morning she her homework. a) has written c) has been writing b) wrote d) had been writing 21. Since you why I am doing this, Ill tell you. a) asked c) had asked b) have asked d) were asking 22. He announced that the door locked in the future. a) stayed c) would stay b) has stayed d) had stayed 23. By the time you return we ..........all the necessary things for the trip. a) have already prepared c) will be preparing b) will have prepared d) shall prepare 24. By the time we finished cleaning the house, our parents a) will have already arrived c) had already arrived b) would arrive d) have already arrived 25. I French since I was at school. a) didnt speak c) spoke b) havent spoken d) wasnt speaking 26. She agreed to tell me his secret only after he a) left c) leave b) had left d) was leaving 27. It for a long time before the slope was good for skiing. a) had been snowing c) was snowing b) has been snowing d) snowed 28. I him before, but I his name. a) saw/hadn't known c) saw/didn't know b) had seen/didn't know d) had seen/hadn't known 29. And there was standing in front of me the woman whose name I a) forget c) had forgotten b) had forget d) had been forgetting 30. By the time we got to the platform , the train ................ a) left b) has left c) would leave d) had left

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19. I..........speak French without a problem now because I have had many lessons. a) can c) was able to b) could d) must 20. They..........do their homework today because it is holiday. a) dont have to c) cant b) mustnt d) shouldnt 21. When will you..........come and see us in our new house? a) can c) be able to b) be able d) are able 22. I say to myself each morning I really..........write that letter. a) have to c) mustnt b) must to d) must 23. You should take an umbrella with you today, it..........rain later. a) must c) should b) shall d) might 24. When I looked at my watch some time ago, it was 12:15. Now it is still 12:15. It.......... a) should have broken c) ought to be broken b) must be breaking d) must have broken 25. Whose are these keys? Oh they are Mary's; she..........them. a) could leave c) must have left b) could have left d) should have left 26. Im freezing! You..........more warmly. a) should dress c) can dress b) should have dressed d) can be dressing 27. You arent allowed to use this car. You..........use this car. a) shouldnt c) oughtnt b) mustnt d) could 28. It is possible that the police are questioning him. The police..........questioning him. a) might c) might be b) must be d) can be 29. She..........me yesterday, but she did. a) neednt call c) neednt have called b) neednt to call d) didnt need to call 30. I advise you to have a rest. You..........have a rest. a) ought c) shall b) need d) should

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TEST 2 1. You..........told me that my skirt was split. a) cant have c) could b) might have d) should 2. I supposed, as..........we all, that the meeting would be cancelled. a) will c) can b) would d) shall 3. We..........at all. The plane was over an hour late taking off. a) neednt hurry c) didnt need to hurry b) neednt have hurried d) shouldnt hurry 4. We really..........have our car washed. Its absolutely filthy! a) must c) ought to b) have to d) should 5. At my last job, we..........make any personal phone calls from the office. We..........the public call box in the street! a) were not allowed to/couldnt c) mustnt/ had to b) were not allowed to/had to d) neednt have made/had to 6. She..........be your sister, she doesnt look anything like you! a) mustnt c) cant b) must d) might 7. If I had had your number, I ..........have phoned you. a) would c) will b) can d) needn't 8. He hurried to the university lest the exam.......... a) shouldnt start c) might start b) couldnt start d) should start 9. The lawyer insisted that his client..........never have been arrested in the first place. a) should c) ought b) must d) would 10. She said she..........come with us to the mountains. a) can c) mustnt b) should d) might 11. I..........swim quite well when I was younger. a) can c) could b) was able d) might 12. After studying hard, he finally..........pass the exam. a) couldnt c) succeeded in b) managed to d) was able 13. He..........a doctor a long time ago. Now it may be too late. a) could have seen c) should have seen b) should see d) would see 14. Mother insisted that her son.......... a) will take the medicine c) should take the medicine b) would take the medicine d) is taking the medicine 15. I really regretted my mistake. It was one that I.......... a) mustnt make c) ought not to make b) had not to make d) ought not to have made 16. Its raining hard. You had better.......... a) wouldnt go out c) not go out b) dont go out d) wont go out 17. What you saw cant have been a plane. Im convinced it..........a large bird. a) must be c) must have been b) could be d) could have been 18. I am writing in capital letters so that everybody..........understand. a) must c) should b) might d) ought to 53

19. Andy suggested that the bicycle..........as soon as possible. a) were sold c) should sell b) should be sold d) would be sold 20. Angela is not very well. Perhaps she..........see a doctor. a) should c) may b) would d) might 21. You should ..........him that he was in danger. a) warn c) be warning b) have warned d) have been warning 22. You ..........strike a match, the room is full of gas. a) mustnt c) maynt b) neednt d) dont have to 23. You..........to wait in the queue like everyone else. a) mustnt c) have b) should d) neednt 24. He suggested that I..........rude to her. a) am c) shouldnt be b) be d) will be 25. He wanted to know if I..........speak French. a) might c) could b) can d) may 26. Bob..........beon holiday, as I saw him yesterday at the mall. a) must c) can b) mustnt d) cant 27. I..........water the garden. It rained this morning. a) didnt need to c) couldnt b) mustnt d) shouldnt 28. I hope you know that you..........come with me if you don't want to. a) mustn't c) don't need b) don't have to d) can't 29. He asked me if I..........to swim across the river. a) be able c) am able b) was able d) could 30. You..........close the window. I usually leave it open during the day. a) may not c) mustnt b) neednt d) shouldnt

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a) must bring c) must have been brought b) must have brought d) are brought 20. ...........I speak to your daughter, please? a) Shall c) Need b) May d) Must 21. ...........I try and open the can of fish for you? a) Can c) Must b) May d) Shall 22. He looks tires. He ........a very hard day. a) should have c) must have had b) must have d) had had 23. If Nick hasnt returned yet, he ..........for us in front of the National Theatre. a) must still have waited c) has to wait b) must still wait d) may still be waiting 24. We ..........light a fire as it was quite warm that night. a) neednt have c) didnt need to b) couldnt d) ought not to 25. Why...here and listen to your stupid jokes? a) could I stay c) will I stay b) should I stay d) would I have stayed 26. She didn't feel well. She be in bed now. a) can lie c) must be lying b) could have been lying d) may lie 27. You ..........warned him about the dangers of the forest. a) should c) would have b) should have d) ought to 28. Id better now. a) leave c) leaving b) left d) to leave 29. I couldn't come to your party because I..........go to work. a) must c) have to b) cant d) had to 30. This house needs.......... a) being painted c) to being painted b) painting d) painted

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INVERSION TEST 1 1. Not only..........wine on the carpet, but she also..........six glasses. a) she spilled/broke d) broke b) dis she spill/broke e) had she spilled/broken c) did she spill/did 2. We didnt see a soul all day. Not a single soul.......... all day. a) did we see c) we didnt see b) saw we d) we did see 3. Not even once..........the advice I gave her. a) will she follow c) she follows b) shell follow d) did she follow 4. ..........had she arrived home when her sister called. a) Where c) Already b) Hardly d) No sooner 5. Not only..........to report the accident, but also later denied that he had been driving the car. a) failed c) did he failed b) did he fail d) failed he 6. .........., Im sure he would have gone to bed. a) Had he been sleepy c) However he had been sleepy b) Unless he had been sleepy d) As if he had been sleepy 7. No ..........had I left the hotel than it started raining. a) later c) late b) soon d) sooner 8. ..........he been more careful, he would have seen the mistake. a) Were c) Has b) Had d) Is 9. Scarcely ..........the gate, .......... the dog..........towards us. a) we had opened/when/ran c) had we opened/than/run b) had we opened/when/run d) had we opened/when/ran 10. No sooner had I reached the station..........the train.......... a) when/arrived c) than/arrived b) when/had arrived d) then/arrived 11. .........., I would apologize. a) If I am you c) Were I you b) If I had been you d) Had I been you 12. Hardly.............. when I had to leave again. a) I had arrived c) did I arrive b) had I arrived d) would I arrive 13. .........., the consequences I would have told you the truth. a) Had I known c) I had known b) Knew I d) I knew 14. No soonerthe team, than they won a match. a) had he joined c) did he join b) has he joined d) he had joined 15. Rarely ..........as polite as Jim. a) have I met someone c) I have met someone b) have I met anyone d) I have met anyone 16. Barely had she arrived..........the storm started. a) than c) when b) then d) as 17. ..........in the hospital, I would have visited you a) If I knew c) If I will know b) Had I known d) If I should know 18. ...........for some information on the report, I would have given it to you a) If you asked b) Had you asked 57

c) Unless you had asked d) Asked you 19. Not even once ..........no matter what will happen. a) I will listen to you c) I did listen to you b) did I listened to you d) will I listen to you 20. ..........before have I visited such a beautiful village. a) Never c) Hardly b) Little d) Unless 21. On no ..........will I lend you any money. a) circumstances c) account b) occasion d) opportunity 22. Had I enjoyed the party, I ..........longer. a) had stayed c) would stay b) would have stayed d) would be staying 23. Only later..........that ..........justice in that village. a) did people realize/they could not find c) people realized/could they not find b) did people realized/they couldnt find d) did people realized/could they not find 24. ..........such a thick fog in London. a) There hasnt never been c) Never has there been b) It has ever been d) There never has been 25. I havent seen better service anywhere. a) Nowhere else have I seen better service. c) Nowhere havent I seen better service. b) Anywhere had I seen better service. d) Anywhere else have I seen better service. 26. ........., he would have made the necessary arrangements. a) Were he to know c) Unless he hadnt known b) If he knew d) Had he known 27. She wasnt pretty, she didnt have a nice personality either. a) She wasnt pretty, nor she had a nice c) She wasnt pretty, nor did she have a nice personality. personality. b) She wasnt pretty, nor did she have a nice d) She wasnt pretty, nor didnt she have a personality either. nice personality 28. Dont show these figures to anyone on any account. a) On no account must you show these c) On no account should you show these figures to someone. figures to anyone. b) On no account shouldnt you show these d) On no account should you show these figures to someone. figures to someone. 29. ........., Id just ignore her cruel remarks. a) If I had been you c) If were I you b) Were I you d) If I am you 30. She wont do it unless you ask her. a) Only if you ask her, she will do it. b) Only if do you ask her, she will do it. c) Only if you ask her, wont she do it. d) Only if you ask her, will she do it.

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PASSIVE VOICE TEST 1 1. The doctor prescribed some pills to the patient. a) The patient was prescribed some pills by c) Some pills had been prescribed to the the doctor. patient by the doctor. b) The patient had been prescribed some d) The patient was prescribed some pills. pills by the doctor. 2. They have given me a nice present. a) A nice present was given to me by them. c) I have been given a nice present. b) A nice present has been given to me by d) I have been given a nice present by them. them. 3. The policeman will show us the way. a) We will show the way by the policeman. c) We will be shown the way. b) We will be shown the way by the d) The way will be shown to us. policeman. 4. Allan is teaching them English. a) They are teached English by Allan. c) They are being taught English by Allan. b) They are taught English by Allan. d) English is teached to them by Allan. 5. I have lent John two of my books. a) Two of my books were lent to John. c) John has been lent two of my books. b) Two of my books were lent to John by d) John has been lented two of my books. me. 6. The jury awarded the Romanian film director the Great Prize. a) The Romanian film director was awarded c) The Romanian film director has awarded the Great Prize by the jury. the Great Prize by the jury. b) The Romanian film director was awarded d) The Romanian film director has been the Great Prize. awarded the Great Prize by the jury. 7. The guide showed the museum to the tourists. a) The tourists were shown the museum. c) The tourists was shown the museum by b) The tourists were shown the museum by the guide. the guide. d) The tourists were showed the museum by the guide. 8. They will give me a reward. a) A reward will be given to me by them. c) I will be given a reward. b) A reward will be given to me. d) I will be given a reward by them. 9. My friend doesnt always tell me the truth. a) The truth doesnt always been told to me c) I am not always been told the truth by my by my friend. friend. b) The truth isnt always been told to me by d) I am not always told the truth by my my friend. friend. 10. The teacher has asked me a difficult question. a) I had been asked a difficult question by c) A difficult question was asked to me by the teacher. the teacher. b) I have been asked a difficult question by d) A difficult question has asked to me by the teacher. the teacher. 11. nacest hotel se vorbesclimbistrine. a) Foreign languages were spoken inside c) Foreign languages are spoked inside this this hotel. hotel. b) Foreign languages are being spoken d) Foreign languages is spoken inside this inside this hotel. hotel 12. Ni s-a cerutsartmpaapoartele. a) We were asked to showed our passports. c) We were asked to show our passports. b) Were had been asked to showed our d) We was asked to showed our passports. passports. 13. They didnt look after the children properly. 59

a) The children didnt were looked after properly. b) The children werent looked properly. 14. Someone is calling for the doctor. a) The doctor is called for by someone. b) The doctor is being called for. 15. We couldnt account for his odd behaviour. a) His odd behaviour couldnt be accounted for by no one. b) His odd behaviour couldnt accounted for.

c) The children werent looked after properly. d) The children werent looked after properly by them. c) The doctor is being called for by someone. d) The doctor was called for by someone. c) His odd behaviour couldnt be accounted for. d) His odd behaviour couldnt have been accounted for.

16. Ni s-au spuslucrurifoarteinteresante la conferin. a) We have been told very interesting things c) We told very interesting things at the at the conference. conference. b) We have told very interesting things at the d) We are told very interesting things at the conference. conference. 17. Has anyone repaired the TV set yet? a) Has the TV set repaired yet? c) Has the TV set been repaired by anyone b) Has the TV set been repaired yet? yet? d) Was the TV set repaired yet? 18. Will you write the letter in ink? a) Will the letter be wrote in ink? c) Will the letter be written in ink by you? b) Will the letter be written in ink? d) Will the letter written in ink? 19. Havent they told you to be here at 6 oclock? a) Have you been told to be here at 6 c) Were you been told to be here at 6 oclock? oclock? b) Havent you been told to be here at 6 d) Werent you told to be here at 6 oclock? oclock? 20. Did the tornado frighten you? a) Were you frighten by the tornado? c) Did you were frightened by the tornado? b) Did you be frightened by the tornado? d) Were you frightened by the tornado? 21. Will anyone tell him the details? a) Will he be told the details by anyone? c) Will he been told the details by anyone? b) Will he told the details by anyone? d) Will he be told the details? 22. Evenimentul a fostcomentat de toateziarele. a) The event was commented on by all the c) The event was commented by all the newspapers. newspapers. b) The events were commented on by all the d) The event was commented on. newspapers. 23. Scrisoareava fi pus la potctmaicurndposibil. a) The letter was posted as soon as c) The letter will post as soon as possible. possible. d) The letter will have been posted as soon b) The letter will be posted as soon as as possible. possible. 24. Nu s-aauzitnimicdespre el de cnd a plecat la Constana. a) Nothing has been heard of him since he c) Nothing has been heard of him since he was left to Constana. left to Constana. b) Nothing was been heard of him since he d) Nothing was heard of him since he was was left to Constana. left to Constana. 25. Aceastinformaietreuietratatconfidenial. a) This information has to be treated c) This informations have to be treated confidentially. confidentially. b) This information have to be treated d) This information mustto be treated confidentially. confidentially. 26. Cndaajunsacasi-a datseamac i se furaseportofelul. 60

a) When he arrived home, he realized he c) When he arrived home, he realized his had stolen his wallet. wallet was stolen. b) When he arrived home, he realized his d) When he arrived home, he realized his wallet is stolen. wallet had been stolen. 27. America a fostdescoperit la sfritulsecolului al XV-lea. a) America has been discovered at the end c) America was discovered at the end of the of the XVth century. XVth century. b) America discovered at the end of the d) America weredicovered at the end of the XVth century. XVth century. 28. Burglars broke into the house. a) The house was broken into by burglars. c) The house had been broked into by b) The house was broked into by burglars. burglars. d) The house was being broken into by burglars 29. We are objecting to his proposal. a) His proposal is being objected to by us. c) His proposal is being objected to. b) His proposal is objected to by us. d) His proposal was being objected to by us. 30. They set fire to the shed. a) The shed was set fire. c) The shed was setted fire by them. b) The shed was set fire by them. d) The shed was setted fire.

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TEST 2 1. a) b) 2. a) He.........to report for duty at six. has already told c) will tell has already been told d) had already told No one can do anything unless someone gives us more information. Anything cant be done unless someone c) Nothing can be done unless someone gives us more information. gives us more information. b) Nothing cant be done unless someone d) Nothing cant be done by anyone unless gives us more information. someone gives us more information. 3. Due to bad weather conditions the road......... a) was blocking off c) was block off b) was blocked off d) was been blocked off 4. She.........by a bus. a) was knocking down c) was being knocked down b) was knocked down d) was been knocking down 5. After.........driving at a high speed Sue.........with a fine. a) having been caught/was let off c) have been caught/ was letting off b) having been caught/was letted off d) having been caught/ were let off 6. The author has written a special edition for children. a) A special edition for children was wrote by c) A special edition for children has been the author. wrote by the author. b) A special edition for children was written d) A special edition for children has been by the author. written by the author. 7. She.........since her husbands death.. a) has never be heard of c) has never been heared of b) has never been heard of d) has never been hearing of 8. The dreadful criminal......... a) was lock up c) was locking up b) was locked up d) were locked up 9. The keys to the front door.........somewhere in this garden. a) must having been lost c) must have be lost b) must have been lost d) must be lost 10. It is high time Tim.........to stop behaving like a child. a) told c) were told b) to be told d) was told 11. It is said that early Egyptian and Greek sailors used carrier pigeons. a) Carrier pigeons are said to have been c) Carrier pigeons used to have been used used by early Egyptian and Greek sailors. by early Egyptian and Greek sailors. b) Carrier pigeons are said to have used by d) Carrier pigeons were said to have been early Egyptian and Greek sailors. used by early Egyptian and Greek sailors 12. The old cinema.........in order to build a new one. a) is being pulling down c) is being pull down b) is being pulled down d) is been pulled down 13. The protesters .........by the police. a) are holding back c) are being hold back b) are being holding back d) are being held back 14. ..........to you yet? a) Has the book been given back c) Have the book being given back b) Have the book been gave back d) Have the books been given back 15. Your jacket.........over there. a) can be hang up c) can be hung up b) can be heng up d) can be hunged up 16. They showed her the easiest way to solve the problem. a) The easiest way to solve the problem was b) The easiest way to solve the problem was showed to her. shown to her. 62

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REPORTED SPEECH TEST 1 I am writing to my friend. He said he...........to his/her friend. is writing c) was writing had been writing d) has written I don't like this shirt. - said Peter. Peter said he.......... didnt like that shirt c) dont like that shirt doesnt like that shirt d) didnt like this shirt Ill pick you up at eight oclock. She told me that. .......... she will pick me up at eight c) she shall pick me up at eight she had picked me up at eight d) she would pick me up at eight. Can I borrow the book for another week? I asked the librarian.......... If could I borrow the book for another c) If I could borrow the book for another week. week. b) If I can borrow the book for another week. d) If I had to borrow the book for another week. 5. Please, please, let me go to the party. Jason said to his father. a) Jason asked to his father if he could go to c) Jason asked his father to went to the the party. party. b) Jason begged his father to let him go to d) Jason wanted to know if his father went to the party. the party. 6. What is your name? He asked me.......... a) what my name is. c) what my name was. b) what was my name. d) if my name was 7. Why did you leave work so early yesterday? Jane asked her friend........................ a) why did she leave work so early the c) why had she left work so early the previous day. previous day. b) why she had left work so early the d) why she had left work so early yesterday. previous day. 8. Where are my glasses? She wondered where.......... a) were her glasses. c) her glasses are. b) are her glasses. d) her glasses were. 9. Stop the car! The policeman told us. a) The policeman ordered us to stop the car. c) The policeman told to us to stop the car. b) The policeman ordered us that we d) The policeman ordered us to stoppped stopped the car. the car. 10. Dont open that box! Father ordered us.......... a) not to open that box. c) to open not that box. b) to not open that box. d) that I opened that box. 11. Jane said Ive already watered the plants. Jane told her mother that............. a) she has already watered the plants. c) she had already watered the plants. b) I had already watered the plants. d) she already watered the plants. 12. The teacher said "Study chapters 1-4 for the final test!" a) The teacher told us to study chapters 1-4 c) The teacher said us to study chapters 1-4 for the final test. for the final test. b) The teacher asked us if we studied d) The teacher asked to us to study chapters chapters 1-4 for the final test 1-4 for the final test. 13. Rosa asked Jose "Have you been studying English for a long time?" a) Rosa asked Jose when do you study c) Rosa asked Jose if he had been studying English for a long time. English for a long time. b) Rosa asked Jose if he had studied d) Rosa asked Jose if he was studying English for a long time. English for a long time. 14. Steven asked me When are you going to leave for Italy? a) Steven asked me when I am going to b) Steven asked me when I was going to leave for Italy. leave for Italy. 1. a) b) 2. a) b) 3. a) b) 4. a) 64

c) Steven asked me when was I going to d) Steven asked me whether I am going to leave for Italy. leave for Italy. 15. Mary: "I have had three cars." Mary said that she..........three cars. a) has c) had had b) has had d) had 16. John said that he..........call as soon as he..........to the office. a) will/gets c) will/got b) would/got d) would/gets 17. I told him.......... a) where was the library. c) where the library is. b) where is the library. d) where the library was. 18. His sister didnt know what.......... a) he wants to do next. c) he was wanting to do next. b) he wanted to do next. d) did he want to do next. 19. The guide told us that us that.......... a) it had been raining there for a week. c) it was raining there for a week. b) it has been raining there for a week. d) It had rain there for a week. 20. Tom said I want to visit my friends this weekend. a) Tom said he wants to visit his friends that c) Tom said he wanted to visit his friends weekend. this weekend. b) Tom said he wanted to visit his friends d) Tom said he had wanted to visit his that weekend. friends that week. 21. They said We've lived here for a long time. a) They said they have lived there for a long c) They said they lived here for a long time. time. d) They said they had lived there for a long b) They said they had been living there for a time. long time. 22. He asked me Have you finished reading the newspaper? a) He asked me if had I finished reading the c) He asked me if I finished reading the newspaper. newspaper. b) He asked me if I had finished reading the d) He asked me whether have I finished newspaper. reading the newspaper. 23. I get up every morning at seven o'clock., Peter said. a) Peter said he got up every morning at c) Peter said that he gets up every morning seven o'clock. at seven oclock. b) Peter said I got up every morning at d) Peter said he had got up every morning at seven o'clock. seven o'clock. 24. The thief refused to admit that he..........that old ladys purse. a) steals c) had stolen b) has stolen d) would steal 25. Susan reassured me, I can come tonight. a) Susan told me I could come that night. c) Susan told me she could come that night. b) Susan told me that she could have come d) Susan told me she could come tomorrow that night. evening. 26. She said, I really wish I had bought that new car. a) She told me she really wished she bought c) She told me she really wishes she had that new car. bought that new car. b) She told me she really had wished she d) She told me she really wished she had had bought that new car. bought that new car. 27. "Would you like to spend the weekend with us?".They..........her to spend the weekend with them. a) ordered c) asked b) invited d) advised 28. "Could you open the window please?" She..........him to open the window. a) asked c) warned b) threatened d) reminded 29. Dont forget to post the letter He..........me to post the letter. 65

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c) does he d) does Bill c) does she d) has Ann c) isnt that d) isnt it c) wont there d) wont it c) are you not d) have you c) is she d) isnt she c) know you d) do you c) did she d) was he c) isnt this d) isnt it c) was Mary d) is she c) had he d) doesnt he c) has he d) doesnt he c) shall we d) dont we c) hasnt it d) wasnt it c) isnt he d) hasnt he c) has he d) isnt she c) hasnt they d) havent they c) havent they d) hasnt they

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a) in c) on b) at d) of 19. Mr. Gibbons is converting his basement..a games room. a) over c) through b) in d) into 20. Her family couldnt decide..the best place to go for their summer holiday. a) on c) of b) about d) for 21. The mountain-climbers died..extreme cold. a) of c) due to b) because of d) by means of 22. The demand..new cars is low because they are so expensive. a) of c) for b) about d) into 23. Now, that hes got a good job, Paul doesnt depend..his parents. a) with c) from b) to d) on 24. Sarah was grateful..her friend..babysitting. a) towards/because c) towards/at b) on/by d) to/for 25. Have you heard..what happened at school yesterday? a) about c) from b) of d) at 26. Have you heard..Jill lately? a) about c) from b) of d) at 27. Who is this writer? I have never heard..her. a) about c) from b) of d) at 28. I know Ive made some mistakes, but theres no need to be impatient..me. a) with c) on b) to d) towards 29. There is a great need ........extra water in the countries where there is very little rain. a) on c) of b) about d) for 30. Ill call..to see Tom on my way to work. He isnt feeling well. a) for c) round b) off d) in

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TEST 2 1. They..their engagement only two weeks before the wedding. a) broke out c) had broken up b) broke off d) broke down 2. The war may break..any time now. a) up c) down b) into d) out 3. My flat was broken..while I was..on business. a) in/out c) into/off b) into/away d) out/into 4. The car broke..in the middle of nowhere and we couldnt find any help. a) down c) off b) out d) into 5. Several prisoners broke..prison early this morning. a) out c) out of b) down d) away 6. When hearing the news, she broke..tears. a) into c) out of b) in to d) down 7. The police car chased the robbers..the streets. a) across c) around b) through d) over 8. School breaks..for the summer holiday in June. a) off c) down b) up d) aver 9. I can see no basis. .. changing our plans now. a) in c) for b) at d) with 10. She was so anxious..her final exam that she couldnt sleep. a) for c) on b) about d) because 11. Your work isnt..your regular standard. a) on c) up to b) up d) with 12. Shanna isnt accustomed..staying up late. a) in c) up b) at d) to 13. Jack was..school yesterday because he had the flu. a) off c) up b) over d) in for 14. The detective is..the criminal. a) against c) into b) over d) after 15. The bakers was..bread, so I didnt get any. a) over c) out b) after d) out of 16. The nurse used smelling salts to bring the patient... a) back c) out b) on d) round 17. The basketball match was called..due to the heavy snow. a) on c) off b) out d) back 18. Scientists carry..experiments in their laboratories. a) on c) out b) on with d) away 19. The audience was carried..by the extraordinary performance of the actors. 71

a) away c) out b) on d) off 20. The heavy rains brought..........severe flooding. a) forward c) up b) out d) on 21. My favourite singer has just brought..a new record. a) up c) out b) on d) in 22. This job calls..knowledge of at least two foreign languages. a) at c) to b) with d) for 23. The injured woman called...help. a) in c) off b) out d) out for 24. Hes very clever..solving difficult exercises. a) in c) at b) with d) to 25. He cares deeply.........the welfare of his family. a) about c) at b) to d) with 26. The plumber charged me 10 pounds.........the repair. a) to c) with b) for d) over 27. He was blamed..stealing the car. a) for c) at b) with d) as 28. My mother didnt want to let me go out last night, but in the end I managed to bring her.......... a) out c) round b) over d) up 29. The teacher told us to carry..our work. a) on c) out b) on with d) through 30. She keeps boasting..........her new house. a) of c) for b) about d) with

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c) up d) for 19. Are you able..........drive a car? a) to c) for b) of d) at 20. This singer has appeared..........TV several times. a) at c) on b) in d) with 21. Henry insisted..........the train. a) on take c) in taking b) on taking d) for taking 22. He was born..........the 30th of July. a) on c) at b) in d) by 23. After the rain stopped, the sun came.......... a) up c) in b) out d) off 24. I'm satisfied..........the results. a) to c) at b) by d) with 25. We went by car and the children went..........foot. a) by c) b) with d) on 26. Mother takes great pleasure..........pictures of our childhood. a) to show c) in to show b) to be shown d) in showing 27. We ran..........your brother at the mall last night. a) into c) across b) in d) away 28. My girlfriend and I..........last month. a) broke through c) broke up b) broke in d) broke out 29. If you're telling someone to..........you're telling them to relax. a) calm out c) calm in b) calm down d) calm off 30. My uncle started as an office boy and worked his way...........to become a manager. a) up c) on b) out d) down

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19. If they had waited another month, they could probably ...........a better price for their house a) would get c) have got b) had gone d) could get 20. If he hadn't been driving so fast, he ..........have hit the motorcyclist. a) hadnt c) would b) wont d) wouldnt 21. Will you come to dinner with us if we..........a babysitter for you? a) found c) find b) would find d) will find 22. If you..........the dog, it wouldnt have eaten our dinner. a) feed c) had fed b) fed d) feeds 23. If I ..........Mary last night, I ............her to bring my book today. a) saw / would remind c) had seen / would have reminded b) was seeing / could have reminded d) were to see / would be reminding 24. I ...........an extra pencil in case .............it in the exam. a) have taken / will need c) am taking / needed b) took / might need d) had taken / had needed 25. If I hadn't eaten that much, I..........so sick now. a) wouldnt feel c) will feel b) wouldnt have felt d) had felt 26. If they.........., we..........home earlier. a) listen/would be c) had listened/will be b) had listened/would have been d) listened/would have be 27. John..........his wife if he hadn't studied photography. a) wouldnt meet c) will meet b) wouldnt be meeting d) wouldnt have met 28. I will go on a picnic..........it rains. a) if c) on condition b) unless d) provided that 29. If you..........of yourself, who will? a) wont take care c) didnt take care b) dont take care d) took care 30. Unless you ......your homework by 6 oclock, I wont let you go out! a) dont finish c) wont finish b) finish d) should finish

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19. If you pay attention to my lessons, you.......... the final exam. a) are going to pass c) pass b) will pass d) would pass 20. If it had not been for the snow, the plane..........off. a) will c) could take b) could have taken d) would take 21. I would have told you if I..........the answer. a) knew c) had knowed b) would know d) had known 22. Ill lend you my bike..........you bring it back as soon as possible. a) unless c) on condition that b) supposing d) and 23. I lost my watch. Well, if you had taken greater care of it, you ..........it now. a) will have c) would have had b) would have d) could have had 24. If it..........nice tomorrow, we'll go to the zoo. a) would be c) were b) will be d) is 25. He would have drowned if he..........swim. a) couldn't have c) hadn't been able to b) didn't know to d) had not 26. If I..........him before, I..........him to my party. a) would have known /had invited c) knew / didn't invite b) had known / would have invited d) would know / would invite 27. If I..........in your position, I'd have acted differently. a) should have been c) shall have been b) were d) had been 28. If Jessica calls, .......... her Im out. a) will tell c) would tell b) told d) tell 29. ..........you wear warm clothes, youll catch a cold. a) If c) Unless b) Providing d) On condition that 30. If I ..........the entrance examination, I..........a student right now. a) had passed/would be c) passed/would be b) passed/would have been d) will pass/am

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21. Fie satraiestimultsisafiifericit! a) May you live long and was happy! c) May you lived long and be happy! b) May you live long and were happy! d) May you live long and be happy! 22. Mi-era teamasa nu pice la examen. a) I was afraid that he should fail the exam. c) I was afraid that he might fail the exam. b) I was afraid that he would fail the exam. d) I am afraid that he might fail the exam. 23. Vorbestienglezacasi cum ai fi trait in Anglia. a) You speak English as if you lived in c) You speak English as if you have lived in England. England. b) You speak English as if you live in d) You speak English as if you had lived in England. England. 24. Mi-as dorisafiu in Anglia acum. a) I wish I was in England now. c) I wish I been in England now. b) I wish I had been in England now. d) I wish I were in England now. 25. Mi-as dorism fi nascut in Anglia. a) I wish I had been born in England. c) I wish I been born in England. b) I wish I were born in England. d) I wish I have been born in England. 26. A inutmncareancuptorca s-o mnncecald. a) She kept the food in the oven so that they c) She kept the food in the oven so that they would eat it hot. should eat it hot. b) She kept the food in the oven so that they d) She kept the food in the oven so that they wouldnt eat it hot. ate it hot. 27. Adorisspuiadevrul. a) I wish you was telling the truth. c) I wish you could tell the truth. b) I wish you would tell the truth. d) I wish you were telling the truth. 28. Mi-adorisncetezistemaivicretipentruc am ieunecazurilemele! a) I wish you would stop whining as I have c) I wish you had stopped whining as I have my own troubles! my own troubles! b) I wish you stop whining as I have my own d) I wish you would stop whining as I had my troubles! own troubles! 29. Cepcatcplou! Dac n-arploua, am putea merge la plaj! a) If only it wouldnt be raining ! If it werent c) If only it wouldnt be rain! If it rained, we raining, we could go to the beach. could go to the beach. b) If only it would be raining ! If it werent d) If only it wouldnt be raining ! If it werent raining, we could go to the beach. raining, we could have gone to the beach. 30. Oricineai fi, nu aidreptulsafaciasta. a) No matter who you might be, you have no c) No matter who you could be, you have no right to do this. right to do this. b) No matter who you would be, you have d) No matter who you should be, you have no right to do this. no right to do this.

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TEST 2 E timpulsameargcopilul la culcare. It is time the children went to bed. c) It is time the child went to bed. It is time the child go to bed. d) It is time for the child went to bed. Apreferasstaiacasnsearaasta. I would sooner you stayed at home c) Id sooner you have stayed at home tonight. tonight. b) Id sooner you had stayed at home d) Id sooner you stay at home tonight. tonight. 3. It is necessary that you.present. a) was c) were b) should be d) have been 4. Grbete-teca nu cumvaspierzitrenul. a) Hurry up lest you shouldnt miss the train. c) Hurry up lest you might miss the train. b) Hurry up lest you wouldnt miss the train. d) Hurry up lest you should miss the train. 5. Christine demanded that I.to take part in the negotiations. a) be allowed c) were allowed b) allow d) was allowed 6. Este posibilca el saajungaici la timp. a) Its possible that he should be here in c) Its possible that he may have been here time. in time. b) Its possible that he may be here in time. d) Its possible that he could be here in time. 7. I would marry you even if you.a pauper. a) was c) were b) had been d) be 8. Ea se poart cu el de parcar fi soulei. a) She acted as if he were her husband. c) She acts as if he was her husband. b) She acts as if he had been her husband. d) She acts as if he were her husband. 9. I wish my car.last week. a) had broken down c) didnt break down b) hadnt broken down d) would break down 10. I am sorry I was late for the party. a) If only I werent late for the party. c) If only I wouldnt be late for the party. b) If only I wasnt late for the party. d) If only I hadnt been late for the party. 11. Bine ar fi sa nu fi facutatteagreeli la lucrarea de control. a) If only I hadnt done so many mistakes in c) If only I didnt make so many mistakes in my test paper. my test paper. b) If only I hadnt made so many mistakes in d) If only I had made so many mistakes in my test paper. my test paper. 12. Oriundea fi, iivoitelefona. a) Wherever I should be, I will ring you up. c) Whichever I might be, I will ring you up. b) Wherever I might be, I would ring you up. d) Wherever I might be, I will ring you up. 13. Este necesarsfiiinformatdesprece se ntmplanfirm. a) It is necessary that you was informed c) It is necessary that you be informed about about what happens inside the company. what happens inside the company. b) It was necessary that you be informed d) It is necessary that you were informed about what happens inside the company. about what happens inside the company. 14. Orictte-aistradui, nu poictigaunastfel de concurs. a) Try as you can, you will never win such a c) Try as you might, you will never win such competition. a competition. b) Try as you will, you will never win such a d) Try as you could, you will never win such competition. a competition. 15. I regret I am not a student. a) I wish I had been a student. c) I wish I were a student. b) I wish I werent a student. d) I wish I was a student. 85 1. a) b) 2. a)

16. It is important that we.home as soon as we arrive. a) call c) will call b) called d) have called 17. The landlord requested that John.out of the apartment a) should move c) moved b) moves d) to move 18. Era de multtimpulsncepisstudieziserios. a) It is high time you begin to study c) It is high time you began to study seriously. seriously. b) It is high time you had began to study d) It is high time you began studied seriously. seriously. 19. It is desirable that we.the translation first. a) to finish c) should finish b) finished d) should finished 20. Am nvatserioscastrecexamenul. a) I studied hard so that I wouldnt pass the c) I studied hard so in order to I might pass exam. the exam. b) I studied hard that I might pass the exam. d) I studied hard so that I might pass the exam. 21. I am sorry I dont live in Bucharest. a) If only I could live in Bucharest. c) If only I live in Bucharest. b) If only I could lived in Bucharest. d) If only I would live in Bucharest. 22. I regret I cant go to the concert. a) If only I were to the concert. c) If only I were goingto the concert. b) If only I had gone to the concert. d) If only I went to the concert. 23. I am sorry you were delayed at the office. a) I wish you hadnt been delayed at the c) I wish you couldnt be delayed at the office. office. b) I wish you werent delayed at the office. d) I wish you had been delayed at the office. 24. All success .you! a) attend c) attended b) attends d) to attend 25. E ora 10! Nu crezic e timpulstescoliisteapuci de lucru? a) Its ten oclock! Dont you think its high c) Its ten oclock! Dont you think its high time you get up and started working? time for you get up and started working? b) Its ten oclock! Dont you think its high d) Its ten oclock! Dont you think its high time you had got up and had started time you got up and started working? working? 26. He throws money away as if he.a rich man. a) were c) had been b) was d) is 27. tiuctui-aidoris-ipetrecivacanantr-o tabr, dareu prefer smergi la bunicul, la ar. a) I know youd rather spent your holiday in c) I know youd rather spend your holiday in a camp, but Id rather go to my a camp, but Id rather you went to my grandfather, in the countryside. grandfather, in the countryside. b) I know youd rather spend your holiday in d) I know youd rather spend your holiday in a camp, but Id rather you go my a camp, but Id rather go to my grandfather, in the countryside. grandfather, in the countryside. 28. It is important that everyone .the rules. a) follows c) follow b) followed d) to follow 29. Far.it from me to criticise you. a) is c) were b) be d) to be 30. She recommended that he.and see his doctor. a) should go c) goes b) went d) had gone 86

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19. Nothing will stop me from..town. a) moving c) to move b) move d) moved 20. He used .cigarettes, but he doesn't any more. a) smoking c) smoke b) to smoke d) to smoking 21. The tourists were looking forward .the Tate Gallery. a) to visit c) visit to b) visiting d) to visiting 22. The policeman warned the photographer .too near. a) shouldn't come c) not to come b) doesn't come d) to not come 23. Paul suggested.to the cinema this weekend. a) to go c) to have gone b) went d) going 24. He stopped .coffee because he had problems with his stomach. a) to drink c) drink b) in order to drink d) drinking 25. They warned us .the old road. a) against take c) against to take b) not to take d) not taking 26. My parents encouraged .German. a) me study c) me studying b) me to study d) that I study 27. I am used to..lonely. a) feel c) feeling b) felt d) having felt 28. His new joke made all of us. a) laugh c) to laugh b) laughing d) laughed 29. Dont interrupt me, let me .what I want to say first. a) finishing c) finish b) to finish d) have finished 30. I was made me.hard when I was at school. a) to study c) to studying b) study d) studied

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18. I will sign this document after I.........to my boss. a) will talk c) talked b) have talked d) will have talked 19. That dog seems really fierce! It.........us. a) will bite c) is going to bite b) is biting d) would bite 20. I havent seen.........around. a) anybody c) somebody b) nobody d) everybody 21. Lets go for a walk, .........? a) do we c) will we b) shall we d) shant we 22. My parents and I......... in this town for a very long time. a) used to live c) had been living b) are living d) have been living 23. They asked me how long I.........to stay in the country. a) am going c) would be going b) was going d) went 24. He insisted that he................there before. a) has never been c) has been b) never was d) had never been 25. Many people were watching while the film ......... a) was being shot c) has been shot b) was shooting d) had been shot 26. What do you think you .........in ten years time? a) are doing c) will be doing b) will do d) do 27. We.........to go to the party, but we went anyway. a) havent been planning c) werent planning b) hadnt been planning d) didnt plan 28. I did.........at my final exam. a) well c) goodly b) good d) ill 29. you need is a good holiday. a) What c) Which b) Why d) Who 30. The bank.........last night. a) was robbed c) had been robbed b) has been robbed d) had robbed

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c) The first/the later d) The former/the latter 19. Her..........sister didnt come to the party. a) older c) bigger b) elder d) smaller 20. ............was writing as fast as.............could..............had failedin........... duty. a) Somebody/they/no one/their c) Everybody/his/none/his b) Everybody/they/none/his d) Everybody/they/no one/their 21. Alan is................He cant see much without his glasses. a) as blind as a bee c) as blind as a peacock b) as blind as a bat d) as blind as a bull 22. Sue didnt want to miss the bus for Denver. Shed rather........... a) arrived earlier c) had arrived earlier b) have arrived earlier d) will have arrived earlier. 23. If only I ...........them my secret.Now I wish I hadnt. a) did not tell c) told b) would not tell d) hadnt told 24. Sally wishes people ............not interrupt her when she wants to give them a piece of her mind. a) would c) might b) should d) could 25. If only I.............you and let you know that I was coming. e) called g) had called f) have called h) would call 26. Have you seen the boy ............ has recently joined our team? a) which c) what b) whose d) who 27. I wish I............... to this place. Its not a bad place but its too quiet for me. I miss my old place. a) had moved c) didnt move b) moved d) hadnt moved 28. He..........spectacles before he bought contact lenses. a) wore c) had worn b) was wearing d) had been wearing 29. This room canfor our class. a) use c) was used b) be used d) being used 30. His instincts tell him that he the dark corners of that old building. a) has to avoid c) can have avoided b) should avoid d) may avoid

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18. Ann.........to her brother since she left school. a) hasnt written c) wrote b) didnt write d) hadnt written 19. He never visits you, .........? a) doesnt he c) is he b) does he d) did he 20. I want to go on holiday, but I cant afford it. a) I wish I had gone on holiday. c) I wish I would go on holiday. b) I wish I can go on holiday. d) I wish I could go on holiday. 21. If you had arrived earlier, you.........dinner with us. a) could have c) will have b) could have had d) had had 22. Just let it go.........you don't want to be involved in any argument. a) unless c) when b) if d) even if 23. She talks as if she.........everything about computers. a) knows c) would know b) knew d) had known 24. They love classical music, .........? a) do they c) did they b) dont they d) arent they 25. What.........for a living? Well, I think he is.........university teacher. a) is he doing/an c) does he do/a b) is he doing/a d) does he do/an 26. Jack is painting the fence. a) The fence was painted by Jack. c) The fence was being painted by Jack. b) The fence is painted by Jack. d) The fence is being painted by Jack. 27. A lot of people.........by this company last year. a) were hired c) hired b) are hired d) were being hired 28. If I had a bigger flat, I would throw a party. Jack told me that if......... a) he had a bigger flat he would throw a c) he had had a bigger flat he would throw a party. party. b) he had had a bigger flat he would have d) he had a bigger flat he would have thrown thrown a party. a party. 29. By the time you.........to Portland, I'll be there. a) get c) will get b) got d) will be getting 30.Youre not going to let me forget that, .........? a) will you c) arent I b) dont I d) are you

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a) stimuli c) stimulas b) stimulus d) stimula 20. Its getting.........Wed better.........our way back to the camp. a) dark and dark/to find c) darker and darker/find b) darker and darker/to find d) dark and darker/find 21. The driver.........to read a newspaper while he.........for the lights to change. a) started /was waiting c) had started /waited b) has started / has been waiting d) was starting /has waited 22. He has a good job and makes a large.........of money. a) amount c) quantity b) number d) deal of 23. She said she wouldn't refuse him if he.........her out again. a) would have asked c) asked b) would ask d) has asked 24. One of our lawyers.........the case. a) has been studying c) was studied b) has studying d) had studying 25. Id rather Sam.........his fathers car yesterday. a) not take c) hadnt taken b) didnt take d) havent taken 26. Its a pity I missed your party. I wish I.........it. a) didnt miss c) had missed b) didnt missed d) hadnt missed 27. She told me that her friend.........her study. a) will help c) would help b) helps d) has helped 28. I'm glad to hear that at least today's.........cheerful. a) the news are c) news is b) the news is d) news are 29. "How long.........your secretary?" "Since 1980." a) have you been knowing c) did you know b) have you known d) do you know 30. I was just wondering if she.........about the tragedy. a) had told c) had been told b) has told d) told

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a) are thinking c) will be thinking b) will think d) would think 20. If only I'd invested in that company, I'd ............a millionaire by now. a) became c) had become b) have become d) would become 21. All these houses.........neglected for decades. a) will be c) has been b) are being d) have been 22. Where.........you borrowed last week? a) is scissors c) are scissors b) is the scissors d) are the scissors 23. Can I speak to Jenny, please? Sorry, she.........a shower right now. a) has c) is having b) will have d) was having 24. Where does Jenny work? I think she works in a bank, .........? a) isnt she c) cant she b) does she d) doesnt she 25. I'd had scarcely any time to think about it before they.........me for my opinion. a) had asked c) asked b) did ask d) have asked 26. He realized he.........left his wallet in the car before he reported it lost. a) has c) wouldn't b) didn't d) had 27. What.........be doing this time tomorrow? a) were you c) have you b) did you d) will you 28. He was quite determined about it and assured me he.........come. a) will c) should b) shall d) would 29. I cant come out because I.........my homework yet. a) didnt finish c) dont finish b) havent finished d) hadnt finished 30. By the time Mary turns 21, I......... a) am retiring c) have been retiring b) have retired d) will have retired

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a) meeting c) to meeting b) meet d) be meeting 20. Im afraid I cant make it tonight. I.........my lawyer at 7 oclock. a) see c) have seen b) am seeing d) saw 21. She didnt go out so that she.........cold. a) wouldnt catch c) not to catch b) wont catch d) hadnt caught 22. Lets go to the cinema, .........we? a) do c) will b) shall d) can 23. He.........stay home than go outside with his friends. a) will c) could b) would rather d) may 24. You asked your boss for a rise, ......... you? a) didnt c) was b) did d) wasnt 25. When they were younger they.........go out dancing every weekend. a) getting used to c) did b) used to d) have 26. Id rather you.........in here. a) not smoke c) didnt smoke b) dont smoke d) are not smoking 27. How long.........the guitar? a) are you playing c) you play b) do you play? d) have you been playing 28. This movie is as good as the one we.........last week. a) saw c) have seen b) see d) had seen 29. The man.........to repair the computer for three hours. a) was trying c) is trying b) have been trying d) has been trying 30. He.........a film when he heard a strange noise. a) watch c) was watching b) have watched d) is watching

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a) did not see c) hadnt seen b) hasnt seen d) not saw 20. I think wed better leave the restaurant as soon as we.........the bill. a) paid c) pay b) will pay d) have paid 21. This is the last time we.........you before we leave. a) see c) are seeing b) have seen d) saw 22. The whole town.........in recent years. a) was rebuilt c) is being rebuilt b) will rebuild d) has been rebuilt 23. I was trying to find out what those words......... a) mean c) were meaning b) are meaning d) meant 24. I.........for a used car. Could you recommend me one? a) look c) looked b) have looked d) am looking 25. They asked where......... a) have the boys disappeared c) the boys had disappeared b) the boys disappeared d) had the boys disappeared 26. This bed .........in for a long time. a) hasnt slept c) isnt slept b) wasnt slept d) hasnt been slept 27. By next Sunday, my father.........a whole month without smoking a cigarette. a) has been going c) will go b) has gone d) will have gone 28. It was announced that the plane.........ten minutes late. a) will be c) can be b) is d) would be 29. I wonder if you.........by plane. a) have ever travelled c) never travelled b) had ever travelled d) didnt travel 30. They started building the house two years ago and they.........it yet. a) havent finished c) didnt finish b) hadnt finished d) dont finish

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19. I studied French...........I did not like it. a) however c) moreover b) although d) despite 20. She is...........about the job than I am. a) more excited c) excitedler b) excitedly d) the most excited 21. Dont leave the car here! Maybe the police...........it. a) will observe c) will see b) will notice d) will catch 22. We...........all the house by the time you get there. a) will clean c) will have cleaned b) will has clean d) clean 23. Sam...........the parcel the last time I spoke to him. a) hadnt received c) hasnt received b) havent received d) didnt receive 24. 25. Whatever happens I will meet you here........... a) in a week c) from a week b) on a week d) after a week 26. Sally! I...........to see you here! a) did not expect c) expect b) havent expected d) hadnt expected 27. Thank you for letting me...........your son for a walk. a) taking c) to take b) taken d) take 28. He actually denied...........anything of the sort. a) to do c) did b) done d) doing 29. That stupid dog...........all day long! a) does always bark c) always barked b) always is barking d) is always barking 30. All I can say at the moment is: Long...........the company! a) live c) lived b) lives d) living 31. Sometimes I wish I...........what the future holds. a) know c) knew b) known d) knows

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a) telling c) to tell b) tell d) told 20. Dont tell anyone about this, ...........? a) do you c) will you b) wont you d) should you 21. I clearly remember...........the light before leaving the room. a) to turn off c) to having turned off b) turning off d) turn off 22. In the...........century people used to believe in ghosts. a) recent c) fabric b) fifteenth d) latest 23. It is about time he...........complaining. a) had stopped c) has stopped b) stopped d) stoped 24. I wish I...........in the mountains now. a) were c) will be b) am d) would be 25. I think you will be happier after you...........him. a) will see c) have seen b) will have seen d) had seen 26. I suppose I am the guilty one, ...........? a) dont I c) do I b) am I d) arent I 27. This man seemed...........the job. I really dont understand why he resigned. a) to like c) liking b) to have liked d) that he liked 28. Make up your mind, ...........? We are short of time! a) shall you c) do you b) dont you d) will you 29. He needs to be careful, ...........? a) dont he c) doesnt he need b) doesnt he d) neednt she 30. Did she say whether...........lend me the money or not? a) could she c) she could b) can she d) she

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c) to take d) take 19. I can sell you some books but only................... a) little c) a little b) few d) a few 20. You certainly wouldn't like...................in such bad company. a) to be seeing c) to have seen b) to be seen d) to see 21. Hardly .................. him when his sister got in. a) has she visited c) had she visited b) didnt visit d) she had visited 22. Dontl leave the car here!.Maybe the police..................it. a) will observe c) will see b) will notice d) will catch 23. I have heard some news................. the radio. a) on c) on the b) in d) in the 24. We................. all the house by the time you get there. a) will clean c) will have cleaned b) will has clean d) clean 25. By the time she reaches the house, the rain .................... a) will stop c) stops b) will have stopped d) shall stop 26. Dont phone between 8:00 and 9:00. I................... a) am studying c) will be studying b) will have been studying d) will study 27. I studied French ................ I did not like it. a) however c) moreover b) although d) despite 28. I prefer walking............... running fast. a) to c) than b) when d) then 29. So well............... the poem that I expect to get a ten. a) had I known c) I do know b) do I know d) I had known 30. Nowhere................. such a remarkable piece of art but recently in Paris. a) I have seen c) will I see b) have I seen d) I will see

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c) are you looking d) did you looked 16. A survey indicates that British people ..............more and more beer, apparently. a) has been drinking c) drink b) are going to drink d) are drinking 17. I..............it ..............on how much it costs, not on how much work it.............. a) think, depends, involves c) think, depending, involves b) thinking, depends, involves d) hink, depends, is involving 18. Of course, a child ..............more attention, but I ..............at the moment. a) is deserving, work c) is deserving, am working b) deserves, am working d) deserves, work 19. Sheila's flight is bound to be late although ..............at six. a) it's due c) it's arriving b) it arrives d) will arrive 20. By June 2009, he ..............for the firm for twenty years. a) will be working c) will have been working b) has been working d) will be being working 21. Everybody hates ................... law expenses. a) to pay c) to be paid b) paying d) to be paying 22. She .................. released on bail last week. a) has been c) will be b) was d) had been 23. The members of the jury ..............now ................ on the murder case. a) is/deliberating c) are/deliberating b) were/deliberating d) has/deliberated 24. ............ the jury ............... a verdict? a) Have/reached c) Had/reached b) Has/reached d) Did/reach 25. By the time you reach the Court, he ........................ released on bail. a) had been c) has been b) will have been d) was 26. While the people ...................... for the verdict, the judge was talking to the defendant about the weather. a) had been waiting c) were waiting b) are waiting d) wait 27. He was innocent! They ............... have taken him into custody! a) shouldnt c) neednt b) mustnt d) cant 28. He ................ have committed the crime! He was immobilized in bed at that time! a) mustnt c) wouldnt b) couldnt d) shouldnt 29. After the verdict .....................,the case .....................by the judge. a) had been pronounced, was dismissed c) will have been pronounced, has been b) will be pronounced, will be dismissed dismissed d) has being pronounced, will be dismissed 30. Many houses in this area into by burglars. a) have been being broken c) are been broken b) have been broken d) have being broken

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18. She ..............the project on time, if she..............it more carefully. a) might finish, had planned c) may have finished, had planned b) can, was planning d) might have finished, had planned 19. She told me she feels as if an express train..............her. a) hitted c) would hit b) had hit d) hits 20. Come what.............., I'll never leave you. a) come c) may b) should d) comes 21. He ordered that she..............immediately. a) leave c) has to leave b) leaves d) is to leave 22. Apreferasnu se uite la televizorcnddoarmecopilul. a) I'd rather he doesn't watch television c) I'd rather he didn't watch television while while the child is asleep. the child is sleeping. b) I'd rather he wouldn't watch television d) Id' rather he shouldn't watch television when the child was sleeping. when the child sleeps. 23. The rule is you ..............leave the room before the end of the test, the teacher said. a) don't have to c) must not b) should not d) might 24. It was foolish of you to swim out there. You..............! a) might drown c) had to drown b) must have drowned d) might have drowned 25. I took a sweater but it wasn't necessary. a) I didn't have to take a sweater. c) I mustn't have taken a sweater. b) I didn't need to be taking a sweater. d) I needn't have taken a sweater. 26. Nimeni n-ar fi de acordstriascnasemeneacondiii. a) Nobody should agree with living in such c) Nobody would agree with living in such conditions. conditions. b) Nobody would be agreed to living in such d) Nobody may be agreed on living in such conditions. conditions. 27. ..............had we come to office, than the Stock Market crashed. a) Under no circumstances c) Not only b) Seldom d) No sooner 28. Under no ..............is this control panel to be left unattended. a) cause c) circumstances b) condition d) time 29. There were ..............tickets left whatsoever so I gave up the idea. a) none c) any b) no d) not any 30. Hardly ..............the phone started ringing. a) did John arrive than c) had John entered the room when b) had John got home as d) has John started reading when

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