'Gap Filling- 4' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 20 multichoice questions from our 'gap filling' 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.

Gap Filling- 4

Exercise Instructions: These questions practise the type of item tested in many intermediate exam gapfills and cloze tests.

Q1 - The report has come in for a lot of ____ in the press.
Q2 - He was a ____ of mine at Cambridge.
Q3 - The judge said that she was in ____ of court.
Q4 - In the ____ you could see the city lights.
Q5 - I find yoga very ____ for controlling tension.
Q6 - The cause of ____ remains a mystery.
Q7 - The painting was not genuine so it was ____.
Q8 - The ____ news is that his condition is stable.
Q9 - He lacks ____.
Q10 - She's very ____ of her success.
Q11 - I spent much of my ____ living abroad.
Q12 - The ____ was never established.
Q13 - I can't resist chocolate; it's a ____ of mine.
Q14 - In all ____, she won't be able to come.
Q15 - Fog reduced ____ to zero.
Q16 - It was a ____ success.
Q17 - He ____ to sack them if they didn't improve.
Q18 - The tiger is in danger of ____.
Q19 - Her ____ was proved in court.
Q20 - Their cottage in a lovely, ____ village.

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Instructions: These questions practise the type of item tested in many intermediate exam gapfills and cloze tests.

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Q1 - The report has come in for a lot of ____ in the press.
 
critics
 
critcise
 
criticism
Q2 - He was a ____ of mine at Cambridge.
 
contporary
 
contemporaneous
Q3 - The judge said that she was in ____ of court.
 
contempt
 
contemptuous
Q4 - In the ____ you could see the city lights.
 
distant
 
distance
Q5 - I find yoga very ____ for controlling tension.
 
benefit
 
benefits
 
beneficial
Q6 - The cause of ____ remains a mystery.
 
die
 
died
 
dead
 
death
Q7 - The painting was not genuine so it was ____.
 
worthwhile
 
worthy
 
worth
 
worthless
Q8 - The ____ news is that his condition is stable.
 
late
 
later
 
latest
 
lately
Q9 - He lacks ____.
 
ambitious
 
ambition
Q10 - She's very ____ of her success.
 
pride
 
proud
Q11 - I spent much of my ____ living abroad.
 
childish
 
childlike
 
childhood
Q12 - The ____ was never established.
 
true
 
truly
 
truth
Q13 - I can't resist chocolate; it's a ____ of mine.
 
weak
 
weakly
 
weakness
Q14 - In all ____, she won't be able to come.
 
likely
 
likelihood
Q15 - Fog reduced ____ to zero.
 
visible
 
visibility
 
visibly
Q16 - It was a ____ success.
 
remark
 
remarkably
 
remarkable
Q17 - He ____ to sack them if they didn't improve.
 
threat
 
threatened
 
threaten
Q18 - The tiger is in danger of ____.
 
extinct
 
extinction
Q19 - Her ____ was proved in court.
 
innocence
 
innocent
Q20 - Their cottage in a lovely, ____ village.
 
peace
 
peaceful

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