'Advanced Exam Traps- 2' 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- 2

Exercise 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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