'Advanced Exam Tricks- 2' Quiz

This is a advanced-level quiz containing 30 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- 2

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - Everyone was ........ by her speech and listened intently
Q2 - You are under no obligation ........... to sign the contact
Q3 - The ............ of the contract state that employees must give two months' notice
Q4 - Could you ....... a few potatoes for me?
Q5 - ......... had the plane touched down than customs officials boarded it
Q6 - The new motorway has three .......... in each direction
Q7 - I suggest .......... the small print before you sign that contract
Q8 - The TV show has been an instant success and is doing well in the .......
Q9 - Shoplifters will be ........
Q10 - If only people ...... be more considerate!
Q11 - He's happy because he ......... the exam
Q12 - She was ...... responsible for the accident
Q13 - Early retirement gave him more time to .......... his own interests
Q14 - We are all well ....... of your qualifications; there's no need to tell us again.
Q15 - Several people were hurt when the train came to a sudden ........
Q16 - Hunger has decreased in some areas, ........... in others it has increased
Q17 - I didn't set ........ to cause any trouble; it just happened that way
Q18 - The more expensive one seems to be a better choice ....... it will last a lot longer
Q19 - The workers went ....... strike for better working conditions
Q20 - The company was ........ up after a disastrous year
Q21 - The company has to make thirty workers ....... to save money
Q22 - We arrived in ..... time for the flight
Q23 - It took him two weeks to get ........ the infection
Q24 - ............ for the police, there would have been a lot more trouble
Q25 - The management and union went to ............. to resolve the problems
Q26 - Mrs Wright ........ the meeting
Q27 - I was ....... the impression that he was coming
Q28 - Her work was praised for its ......... attention to detail
Q29 - The information was ....... to the press by an informer inside the company
Q30 - I couldn't get a replacement because the shop didn't have any in ...........

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Q1 - Everyone was ........ by her speech and listened intently
 
captured
 
caught
 
captivated
 
taken up
Q2 - You are under no obligation ........... to sign the contact
 
wherever
 
moreover
 
indeed
 
whatsoever
Q3 - The ............ of the contract state that employees must give two months' notice
 
terms
 
regulations
 
laws
 
small print
Q4 - Could you ....... a few potatoes for me?
 
Carve
 
Peel
 
Mince
 
Shave
Q5 - ......... had the plane touched down than customs officials boarded it
 
Hard
 
Only when
 
Usually
 
No sooner
Q6 - The new motorway has three .......... in each direction
 
roads
 
lanes
 
ways
 
rows
Q7 - I suggest .......... the small print before you sign that contract
 
you read
 
you to read
 
do you read
 
for reading
Q8 - The TV show has been an instant success and is doing well in the .......
 
ratings
 
polls
 
circulation
 
opinion
Q9 - Shoplifters will be ........
 
persecuted
 
prosecuted
 
prohibited
 
prevented
Q10 - If only people ...... be more considerate!
 
might
 
may
 
would
 
should
Q11 - He's happy because he ......... the exam
 
passed
 
failed
 
succeeded
 
did
Q12 - She was ...... responsible for the accident
 
done
 
taken
 
decided
 
held
Q13 - Early retirement gave him more time to .......... his own interests
 
look for
 
chase
 
pursue
 
take
Q14 - We are all well ....... of your qualifications; there's no need to tell us again.
 
knowledge
 
knowledgeable
 
aware
 
acquainted
Q15 - Several people were hurt when the train came to a sudden ........
 
delay
 
halt
 
stand
 
brake
Q16 - Hunger has decreased in some areas, ........... in others it has increased
 
unlike
 
despite
 
whereas
 
as opposed
Q17 - I didn't set ........ to cause any trouble; it just happened that way
 
up
 
out
 
off
 
about
Q18 - The more expensive one seems to be a better choice ....... it will last a lot longer
 
in view of
 
in that
 
by dint of
 
due to
Q19 - The workers went ....... strike for better working conditions
 
to
 
in
 
on
 
into
Q20 - The company was ........ up after a disastrous year
 
wound
 
folded
 
put
 
taken
Q21 - The company has to make thirty workers ....... to save money
 
sacked
 
fired
 
redundant
 
unemployed
Q22 - We arrived in ..... time for the flight
 
good
 
just
 
plenty
 
high
Q23 - It took him two weeks to get ........ the infection
 
through
 
into
 
by
 
over
Q24 - ............ for the police, there would have been a lot more trouble
 
If it were
 
Had it not been
 
Unless it had been
 
If it had been
Q25 - The management and union went to ............. to resolve the problems
 
negotiation
 
discussion
 
agreement
 
arbitration
Q26 - Mrs Wright ........ the meeting
 
chaired
 
led
 
managed
 
directed
Q27 - I was ....... the impression that he was coming
 
in
 
under
 
to
 
for
Q28 - Her work was praised for its ......... attention to detail
 
subtle
 
concentrated
 
meticulous
 
significant
Q29 - The information was ....... to the press by an informer inside the company
 
filtered
 
said
 
passed
 
leaked
Q30 - I couldn't get a replacement because the shop didn't have any in ...........
 
stock
 
supply
 
store
 
shop

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