'Advanced Exam Traps- 1' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 29 multichoice questions from our 'exam traps and tricks' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Advanced Exam Traps- 1

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - There was no ........ in waiting until six o'clock so we left
Q2 - The fog has played havoc ....... the airport's flight schedule
Q3 - .......... all I know, he's still living there
Q4 - I look forward ........ from you
Q5 - I told you ....... it
Q6 - ... the time they get here, it will have finished
Q7 - The wound took a long time to ......
Q8 - I took the stairs because the lift was .......
Q9 - You ...... better take the books to the library today to avoid paying a fine
Q10 - His phone was ........ off because he hadn't paid his bill
Q11 - He burst ..... tears after failing the exam
Q12 - The plane left on time ............ the fog
Q13 - It seemed a good .... at the time, but it proved to be a disaster
Q14 - ......... having a cold, he managed to get the work finished in time
Q15 - I look forward ........... from you
Q16 - According ...... the opinion polls, the opposition are five points ahead
Q17 - The company made a huge ........ last year
Q18 - He ........... on the course because he was off sick for three weeks
Q19 - I bought the car because it has a very low fuel .......
Q20 - It's time we ......
Q21 - Get ...... the bus at the stop before the station
Q22 - The factory chimneys ......... too much smoke
Q23 - I'd be very grateful if you ........ me your reply as soon as possible
Q24 - He won't get the job ....... he passes the exam
Q25 - I've always wished I .......... a musical instrument
Q26 - I will not stand ....... any more of his rudeness
Q27 - Please tell ........ call me
Q28 - Call me the second you ........ anything
Q29 - ........ it is supposed to be easy to do, they still found it very hard

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Q1 - There was no ........ in waiting until six o'clock so we left
 
worth
 
point
 
use
 
time
Q2 - The fog has played havoc ....... the airport's flight schedule
 
of
 
with
 
for
 
to
Q3 - .......... all I know, he's still living there
 
for
 
much
 
further
 
far
Q4 - I look forward ........ from you
 
to hear
 
to hearing
 
for hearing
 
hear
Q5 - I told you ....... it
 
not touching
 
to touching
 
for not touching
 
not to touch
Q6 - ... the time they get here, it will have finished
 
In
 
On
 
By
 
Till
Q7 - The wound took a long time to ......
 
cure
 
heal
 
seal
 
remedy
Q8 - I took the stairs because the lift was .......
 
in order
 
out of condition
 
out of order
 
out of shape
Q9 - You ...... better take the books to the library today to avoid paying a fine
 
should
 
had
 
would
 
ought to
Q10 - His phone was ........ off because he hadn't paid his bill
 
cut
 
broken
 
taken
 
set
Q11 - He burst ..... tears after failing the exam
 
in
 
to
 
into
 
out
Q12 - The plane left on time ............ the fog
 
nevertheless
 
in spite
 
however
 
despite
Q13 - It seemed a good .... at the time, but it proved to be a disaster
 
idea
 
thought
 
belief
 
reckoning
Q14 - ......... having a cold, he managed to get the work finished in time
 
In spite
 
Despite
 
Even though
 
Although
Q15 - I look forward ........... from you
 
to hear
 
hearing
 
to hearing
 
having heard
Q16 - According ...... the opinion polls, the opposition are five points ahead
 
for
 
with
 
by
 
to
Q17 - The company made a huge ........ last year
 
profit
 
reward
 
bonus
 
money
Q18 - He ........... on the course because he was off sick for three weeks
 
left behind
 
fell behind
 
got through
 
got over
Q19 - I bought the car because it has a very low fuel .......
 
consumption
 
consummation
 
consummate
 
consume
Q20 - It's time we ......
 
left
 
were to leave
 
leave
 
leaving
Q21 - Get ...... the bus at the stop before the station
 
through
 
over
 
on
 
in
Q22 - The factory chimneys ......... too much smoke
 
give in
 
give off
 
give over
 
give in to
Q23 - I'd be very grateful if you ........ me your reply as soon as possible
 
could send
 
sending
 
had sent
 
send
Q24 - He won't get the job ....... he passes the exam
 
if
 
whenever
 
whether
 
unless
Q25 - I've always wished I .......... a musical instrument
 
would play
 
should play
 
could play
 
might play
Q26 - I will not stand ....... any more of his rudeness
 
up to
 
by
 
for
 
out
Q27 - Please tell ........ call me
 
her to
 
her for
 
her
 
to her
Q28 - Call me the second you ........ anything
 
hear
 
will have heard
 
will be hearing
 
will hear
Q29 - ........ it is supposed to be easy to do, they still found it very hard
 
Despite
 
Nevertheless
 
Although
 
In spite of

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