Quiz: Advanced Exam Traps- 2

Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks | Level: Advanced

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - The ....... procedure is to apply in person
Q2 - We ...... bothered arriving so early as there were no queues
Q3 - You can do it this time, but please don't .......... a habit of it
Q4 - The ....... press reports suggest that the Government is about to call an election
Q5 - Let's have a ......... of golf sometime
Q6 - While you're on holiday over there, could you ........ me back some French cheese?
Q7 - Having pets is ...... to be good for your health
Q8 - The golf ....... was flooded last night
Q9 - They gave her every ........ to apologise
Q10 - Although they are brothers, they have nothing ..........
Q11 - I'm sorry; I must have taken your umbrella by ..........
Q12 - Her main ....... to the plan is the high cost
Q13 - Would you mind .......... the window?
Q14 - ........ the appalling weather, they managed to get to work on time
Q15 - It took them a long time to ....... the shock
Q16 - Everybody ........ John left on time
Q17 - I'll be leaving ........
Q18 - The shop has not been successful so they are going to have a closing ...... sale
Q19 - There wasn't ........ to be done, so I left early
Q20 - He spent ages ........ out the answer
Q21 - He's very ......... about his lack of progress
Q22 - I'd ..... it if you took them with you today
Q23 - He had an evil ..... in his eye
Q24 - My phone was ......... because I forgot to pay the bill
Q25 - I've been ringing them for ages and still haven't got .......
Q26 - ........ he did, he still found it too difficult
Q27 - If I ......... her, I would have told her about the party
Q28 - The shop has a wide ...... of goods
Q29 - When you come over, can you ..... me back my videos?

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Q1 - The ....... procedure is to apply in person
 
normal
 
ordinary
 
plain
 
regular
Q2 - We ...... bothered arriving so early as there were no queues
 
should have
 
would have
 
needn't have
 
mustn't have
Q3 - You can do it this time, but please don't .......... a habit of it
 
do
 
make
 
have
 
be
Q4 - The ....... press reports suggest that the Government is about to call an election
 
newest
 
last
 
current
 
latest
Q5 - Let's have a ......... of golf sometime
 
round
 
play
 
match
 
sport
Q6 - While you're on holiday over there, could you ........ me back some French cheese?
 
take
 
get
 
bring
 
fetch
Q7 - Having pets is ...... to be good for your health
 
told
 
said
 
declared
 
stated
Q8 - The golf ....... was flooded last night
 
pitch
 
court
 
ground
 
course
Q9 - They gave her every ........ to apologise
 
opportunity
 
possibility
 
way
 
means
Q10 - Although they are brothers, they have nothing ..........
 
in particular
 
in general
 
in common
 
in each other
Q11 - I'm sorry; I must have taken your umbrella by ..........
 
chance
 
reminder
 
error
 
mistake
Q12 - Her main ....... to the plan is the high cost
 
obstacle
 
objection
 
objective
 
avoidance
Q13 - Would you mind .......... the window?
 
open
 
to open
 
opening
 
be open
Q14 - ........ the appalling weather, they managed to get to work on time
 
In spite of
 
Even though
 
Whereas
 
Nevertheless
Q15 - It took them a long time to ....... the shock
 
get on
 
get by
 
get over
 
get to
Q16 - Everybody ........ John left on time
 
apart
 
except
 
without
 
exception
Q17 - I'll be leaving ........
 
brief
 
lately
 
awhile
 
shortly
Q18 - The shop has not been successful so they are going to have a closing ...... sale
 
down
 
in
 
up
 
off
Q19 - There wasn't ........ to be done, so I left early
 
everything
 
anything
 
nothing
 
something
Q20 - He spent ages ........ out the answer
 
work
 
to work
 
working
 
worked
Q21 - He's very ......... about his lack of progress
 
worried
 
sick
 
worrying
 
tired
Q22 - I'd ..... it if you took them with you today
 
rather
 
sooner
 
better
 
prefer
Q23 - He had an evil ..... in his eye
 
glint
 
glimpse
 
glance
 
stare
Q24 - My phone was ......... because I forgot to pay the bill
 
put off
 
let off
 
cut off
 
set off
Q25 - I've been ringing them for ages and still haven't got .......
 
through
 
over
 
by
 
in
Q26 - ........ he did, he still found it too difficult
 
Even
 
No matter what
 
Whatever
 
Still
Q27 - If I ......... her, I would have told her about the party
 
saw
 
would have seen
 
did see
 
had seen
Q28 - The shop has a wide ...... of goods
 
rate
 
choice
 
store
 
range
Q29 - When you come over, can you ..... me back my videos?
 
bring
 
fetch
 
take
 
send

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