'Advanced Exam Tricks- 1' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 28 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 Tricks- 1

Exercise 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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