Quiz: Advanced Exam Tricks- 1

Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks | Level: Advanced

Online English Quiz

Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - .......... the good reviews, the film was a box office failure
Q2 - You should ....... two hours for the journey
Q3 - He looked ........ his record collection to see if he could find the album
Q4 - In the 1970s she .................flared trousers like everybody else
Q5 - I finished two novels ......... the holiday
Q6 - He's always complaining........ his flatmates
Q7 - They are always shouting ..... their children
Q8 - She was ........... with murder
Q9 - When I was 40, I wanted to start something new, so I took.... painting
Q10 - The dog will not bite you.......... you leave it alone
Q11 - I wouldn't recommend .......... that car; it's got a lot of faults
Q12 - She resembles her mother very closely; she is not at all ...... her mother
Q13 - We...........for a few hours when the lightning struck
Q14 - This stew would taste better if you added a ........ of butter
Q15 - He ........ shout even though I asked him to keep the noise down
Q16 - I never buy expensive gloves because I'm always .......... them
Q17 - The results of the research were .... convincing that we felt obliged to publish them
Q18 - The scones were ..... hot that we had to wait for them to cool down
Q19 - Under no circumstances ......... press that button
Q20 - Hardly .................. her speech than the sound failed
Q21 - The police tend to do things ..... the book
Q22 - He looked as though he............... some bad news
Q23 - I tried to learn from it by putting it ....... to experience
Q24 - The project has been ...... by her illness
Q25 - When she found the purse there was ........ any money in it
Q26 - By the time we get there, it ........... finished
Q27 - You are always leaving the milk out of the fridge. I wish you ..........!
Q28 - Despite the investigation, the ....... of the accident remains a mystery

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Q1 - .......... the good reviews, the film was a box office failure
 
Instead of
 
Apart from
 
In spite of
 
In the event of
Q2 - You should ....... two hours for the journey
 
permit
 
allow
 
give
 
let
Q3 - He looked ........ his record collection to see if he could find the album
 
at
 
up
 
through
 
out
Q4 - In the 1970s she .................flared trousers like everybody else
 
would have had
 
was used to have
 
used to having
 
used to had
Q5 - I finished two novels ......... the holiday
 
over
 
through
 
since
 
while
Q6 - He's always complaining........ his flatmates
 
about
 
of
 
around
 
at
Q7 - They are always shouting ..... their children
 
to
 
about
 
down
 
at
Q8 - She was ........... with murder
 
charged
 
accused
 
arrested
 
sentenced
Q9 - When I was 40, I wanted to start something new, so I took.... painting
 
on
 
up
 
after
 
over
Q10 - The dog will not bite you.......... you leave it alone
 
provided
 
unless
 
when
 
if only
Q11 - I wouldn't recommend .......... that car; it's got a lot of faults
 
you to buy
 
you buy
 
buying
 
that you would buy
Q12 - She resembles her mother very closely; she is not at all ...... her mother
 
like
 
as
 
resembling
 
taking after
Q13 - We...........for a few hours when the lightning struck
 
were walking
 
had been walking
 
have walked
 
walked
Q14 - This stew would taste better if you added a ........ of butter
 
slice
 
piece
 
knob
 
rasher
Q15 - He ........ shout even though I asked him to keep the noise down
 
would
 
will
 
insisted on
 
won't
Q16 - I never buy expensive gloves because I'm always .......... them
 
losing
 
used to losing
 
lose
 
loose
Q17 - The results of the research were .... convincing that we felt obliged to publish them
 
so
 
such
 
really
 
very
Q18 - The scones were ..... hot that we had to wait for them to cool down
 
such
 
so
 
very
 
really
Q19 - Under no circumstances ......... press that button
 
you will
 
you should
 
must you
 
you must
Q20 - Hardly .................. her speech than the sound failed
 
had she begun
 
did she begin
 
was she beginning
 
she began
Q21 - The police tend to do things ..... the book
 
by
 
at
 
on
 
for
Q22 - He looked as though he............... some bad news
 
gave
 
was given
 
has given
 
had been given
Q23 - I tried to learn from it by putting it ....... to experience
 
up
 
away
 
down
 
from
Q24 - The project has been ...... by her illness
 
held down
 
held off
 
held back
 
held in
Q25 - When she found the purse there was ........ any money in it
 
no
 
some
 
any
 
hardly
Q26 - By the time we get there, it ........... finished
 
will have
 
ought to
 
had
 
might
Q27 - You are always leaving the milk out of the fridge. I wish you ..........!
 
don't
 
won't
 
hadn't
 
wouldn't
Q28 - Despite the investigation, the ....... of the accident remains a mystery
 
reason
 
start
 
result
 
cause

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