Printable Handout: Advanced Exam Traps- 3

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Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - ........... going for a drink after work?
Let's
Shall we
How about
Why not
Q2 - I'm sorry but I've ...... the homework at home
forgotten
left
missed
not brought
Q3 - Could you ........ to the museum?
tell me the way
tell me what is the way
direct
indicate the way
Q4 - He tried to prevent the dogs .... fighting
to
at
from
for
Q5 - The ....... of the test is to establish how much progress has been made
idea
result
pass
aim
Q6 - ...... the lack of facilities, the centre was closed down
Because
Since
According to
Due to
Q7 - I wish I ..... never told them about it
have
had
would have
should have
Q8 - He ...... succeeded if he had tried harder
should
ought to
would have
ought to have
Q9 - My flat was that cheap because it ........ a lot doing to it before we could live there
wanted
took
needed
had to
Q10 - I tried ...... several pairs of shoes before I found the ones that I wanted
for
out for
to
on
Q11 - Let's go and speak to her face ...... face
to
at
for
by
Q12 - The snow ....... when the sun came out
dissolved
liquidised
melted
boiled
Q13 - It took her a long time ........ to the station
for getting
to get
getting
to have got
Q14 - I'm earning less now so I'll have to ......... my spending
cut into
cut down on
cut up
cut off
Q15 - She isn't really ......... for the job
capable
suitable
adaptable
fitted
Q16 - The car pulled .... at the stop sign
back
up
through
away
Q17 - The bedroom light is off so they ......... be asleep
can
would
must
need
Q18 - She .......... her flat burgled last week
had
was
should have
would be
Q19 - They found it hard to ....... up to the fact that they had failed
face
look
set
work
Q20 - There is a ........ of water because it hasn't rained enough this winter
rare
shortage
lacking
needy
Q21 - ...... we arrived, the fire alarm went off
Just as
Hardly
So soon
Scarcely
Q22 - The writer ....... works have affected me the most is Tolstoy
which
of which
whom
whose
Q23 - The police arrested them at the customs check at the ...
limit
boundary
divide
border
Q24 - Could you ....... me to pay the gas bill tomorrow
remember
recommend
suggest
remind
Q25 - You had ......... hurry if you're going to get to the bank before it closes
rather
to
sooner
better
Q26 - He realised that his wallet had been ....... after he'd left the underground
robbed
broken into
stolen
thieved
Q27 - He's always on time so he ........ got to the office by now
will have
would have
might have
may have
Q28 - This is ........ the funniest film I've seen in ages
by heart
by far
by then
by chance

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