'Advanced Exam Tricks- 3' Quiz

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Advanced Exam Tricks- 3

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - They hoped to ......... me to see their point of view
Q2 - I find it hard to get .... on my salary
Q3 - I refuse to put my position in ........ for something as petty as that
Q4 - I hate having to ........ the turkey on Christmas day
Q5 - He insisted ....... leaving early
Q6 - Traffic was brought to a complete ....... by the accident
Q7 - Train ...... have increased again
Q8 - I can't stand the .......... of blood
Q9 - These jeans will ....... when you wash them the first time
Q10 - It's about time we ....... going
Q11 - It's high time you ........ that work
Q12 - Those windows need ..........
Q13 - You should always read the ............ print before signing a contract
Q14 - They came ....... a fortune when their father died
Q15 - I prefer freshly ........ coffee
Q16 - I don't ....... to know everything about it
Q17 - I chose this bank because it has the best interest ......
Q18 - I don't know what is wrong with the car, but it just ........ start
Q19 - I picked ...... a little German while I was staying there
Q20 - It was the first time she ........... to the opera
Q21 - The new magazine is aimed .......... the over thirty age group
Q22 - Excuse me, can you ..... me whether this train goes to London?
Q23 - He had to stand ......... his colleague and speak at the meeting when she was ill
Q24 - He ........ to be an expert
Q25 - The ramblers sought .......... from the torrential rain
Q26 - He went into hospital for several ........
Q27 - Some astonishing facts ....... to light when she published her autobiography
Q28 - His career as a footballer was ruined by the .......... of an injury
Q29 - Her argument was ......... up by a lot of well-researched facts
Q30 - In ........ to the fine, he had to pay legal costs
Q31 - He ........ to the crime
Q32 - There had been a lot of changes ......... to the town since she had lived there
Q33 - With all the ..... in the world, I can't do anything about it
Q34 - Reading ........ the lines, you can see that he was a very disturbed individual
Q35 - It's standard ........ to charge a booking fee for theatre tickets
Q36 - Certain dog breeds are ...... to breathing problems as they get old
Q37 - You ...... know better than to believe him
Q38 - It was ......... of a shock when he passed first time
Q39 - After he had been found guilty, the judge passed ......
Q40 - The Government was .......... by a vote of no confidence
Q41 - She's ready ....... you
Q42 - The traffic gets even worse during the tourist ........
Q43 - ........ does she write well, but her books sell well, too

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Q1 - They hoped to ......... me to see their point of view
 
persuade
 
insist
 
explain
 
suggest
Q2 - I find it hard to get .... on my salary
 
over
 
by
 
through
 
into
Q3 - I refuse to put my position in ........ for something as petty as that
 
stake
 
jeopardy
 
hazard
 
risk
Q4 - I hate having to ........ the turkey on Christmas day
 
slice
 
cut
 
carve
 
chop
Q5 - He insisted ....... leaving early
 
of
 
for
 
to
 
on
Q6 - Traffic was brought to a complete ....... by the accident
 
stoppage
 
standstill
 
block
 
no go
Q7 - Train ...... have increased again
 
fares
 
fees
 
costs
 
prices
Q8 - I can't stand the .......... of blood
 
view
 
show
 
look
 
sight
Q9 - These jeans will ....... when you wash them the first time
 
diminish
 
lessen
 
shrink
 
reduce
Q10 - It's about time we ....... going
 
got
 
get
 
getting
 
to get
Q11 - It's high time you ........ that work
 
finished
 
would finish
 
had to finish
 
should have finished
Q12 - Those windows need ..........
 
clean
 
cleaning
 
be cleaned
 
being cleaned
Q13 - You should always read the ............ print before signing a contract
 
little
 
tiny
 
minuscule
 
small
Q14 - They came ....... a fortune when their father died
 
into
 
upon
 
up to
 
round
Q15 - I prefer freshly ........ coffee
 
grated
 
shredded
 
minced
 
ground
Q16 - I don't ....... to know everything about it
 
profess
 
admit
 
suggest
 
state
Q17 - I chose this bank because it has the best interest ......
 
percentage
 
rate
 
level
 
range
Q18 - I don't know what is wrong with the car, but it just ........ start
 
shall
 
mightn't
 
won't
 
shouldn't
Q19 - I picked ...... a little German while I was staying there
 
up
 
off
 
out
 
at
Q20 - It was the first time she ........... to the opera
 
went
 
had been
 
would go
 
would have gone
Q21 - The new magazine is aimed .......... the over thirty age group
 
at
 
by
 
to
 
in
Q22 - Excuse me, can you ..... me whether this train goes to London?
 
indicate
 
say
 
explain
 
tell
Q23 - He had to stand ......... his colleague and speak at the meeting when she was ill
 
by
 
into
 
up to
 
in for
Q24 - He ........ to be an expert
 
said
 
reckoned
 
claimed
 
admitted
Q25 - The ramblers sought .......... from the torrential rain
 
refuge
 
solace
 
escape
 
defence
Q26 - He went into hospital for several ........
 
checks
 
exams
 
tests
 
trials
Q27 - Some astonishing facts ....... to light when she published her autobiography
 
turned
 
brought
 
came
 
set
Q28 - His career as a footballer was ruined by the .......... of an injury
 
renewal
 
resumption
 
restart
 
recurrence
Q29 - Her argument was ......... up by a lot of well-researched facts
 
filled
 
backed
 
supported
 
drummed
Q30 - In ........ to the fine, he had to pay legal costs
 
addition
 
furthermore
 
excess
 
surplus
Q31 - He ........ to the crime
 
admitted
 
pleaded
 
confessed
 
apologised
Q32 - There had been a lot of changes ......... to the town since she had lived there
 
made
 
done
 
brought
 
seen
Q33 - With all the ..... in the world, I can't do anything about it
 
reason
 
intention
 
wish
 
will
Q34 - Reading ........ the lines, you can see that he was a very disturbed individual
 
in
 
between
 
under
 
through
Q35 - It's standard ........ to charge a booking fee for theatre tickets
 
custom
 
habit
 
rule
 
practice
Q36 - Certain dog breeds are ...... to breathing problems as they get old
 
prone
 
likely
 
disposed
 
bound
Q37 - You ...... know better than to believe him
 
ought
 
would
 
should
 
may
Q38 - It was ......... of a shock when he passed first time
 
quite
 
rather
 
something
 
somewhat
Q39 - After he had been found guilty, the judge passed ......
 
verdict
 
sentence
 
prison
 
punishment
Q40 - The Government was .......... by a vote of no confidence
 
sent down
 
put down
 
brought down
 
closed down
Q41 - She's ready ....... you
 
seeing
 
will see
 
would see
 
to see
Q42 - The traffic gets even worse during the tourist ........
 
term
 
period
 
season
 
peak
Q43 - ........ does she write well, but her books sell well, too
 
If only
 
Not only
 
Furthermore
 
Sometimes

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