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Complete Basic Sentences

Subjects : english, grammar
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Angela sang in bars ____ times






2. There must be better ____ than this one in the city.






3. Joanna ____ to swim rather than jogging






4. Other than my grandfather there are ____ few people alive who fought in the war.






5. The motorway is closed ____ to the fact that there was heavy snow the night before.






6. This school isn't as ____ as my last one.






7. You must ____ out the teacher's instructions exactly.






8. In my opinion - there is no ____ between these two kinds of music.






9. The film was ____ than Jo had expected.






10. The last time I ____ to Oxford was at least ten years ago.






11. The rescue team succeeded ____ rescuing all the victims of the crash.






12. I put a flask of tea in your bag in ____ you get thirsty.






13. It is a ____ since the family went skiing






14. Steve would ____ to learn how to design web sites






15. We insisted on ____ the hotel manager to make our complaint.






16. As far as I am ____________ you can do what you like.






17. The thieves managed to get away ____ though the police chased them.






18. Nobody knows what ____ Donata quit her job.






19. If only I had ____ your advice.






20. Melany was full ____ admiration for the painting.






21. The boss would not have any ____ to you going early today.






22. I can't smoke more ____ five cigarettes in one night.






23. My job is to ____ advice to people on how to throw a good party.






24. Patrick will never pass his driving test if he ____ not arrange some more lessons.






25. It was the ____ time I had ever met Pia's husband.






26. That film isn't ____ seeing.






27. The two boys were sitting on their ____ in the classroom.






28. Does your brother look ____ you?






29. His boss won't ____ up with lateness.






30. I did not ____ to go to parties very often.






31. 'I have an interview tomorrow - so I had better leave soon - 'Yannis said.






32. My mother is the same age ____ my father.






33. If the train had been come on ____ Roberto would not have arrived late this morning.






34. We had a good time in ____ of the terrible weather.






35. Jenny was robbed of ____ bracelet as she was leaving for the airport.






36. Students must pay ____ course fees before the course begins.






37. Abdul's mother ____ him do his homework before he played on the computer.






38. It was ____ a nice meal in the restaurant.






39. John never pays any ____ to what his children say






40. Due to heavy rain the teacher wouldn't ____ the children go outside at lunchtime.






41. The students were ____ not to do that again.






42. David wanted to know if I had ____ to the tennis tournament on Saturday






43. There's no ____ learning French because the language is not widely spoken.






44. That's where I went .to have my car ____ last week.






45. He ____ that she came over for dinner at the weekend.






46. The car was ____ moving when it hit the wall.






47. It's a ____ of time asking Lynda to help as she's really busy.






48. I am not ____ to driving on the left in England.






49. Unfortunately ____ is a mark on the screen of this television set






50. Julie asked Maria if she knew ____ the italian restaurant was