'Begin & Start' Quiz

This is a intermediate-level quiz containing 10 multichoice questions from our 'vocabulary' 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.

Begin & Start

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - My car wouldn't ____ this morning, so I had to come by bus.
Q2 - It ____ off well, but I soon got bored.
Q3 - Losing the contract was the ____ of the end of his career.
Q4 - They ____ up with the same old complaints at the meeting.
Q5 - The story ____ with a murder.
Q6 - She kept stopping and ____ her presentation.
Q7 - The book was very technical and I couldn't ____ to understand what it was about.
Q8 - She got angry and ____ off at me because I hadn't finished on time.
Q9 - They fire a gun to indicate the ____ of the race.
Q10 - The race ____ at three o'clock.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - My car wouldn't ____ this morning, so I had to come by bus.
 
begin
 
start
 
Either could be used here
Q2 - It ____ off well, but I soon got bored.
 
began
 
started
 
Either could be used here
Q3 - Losing the contract was the ____ of the end of his career.
 
beginning
 
start
 
Either could be used here
Q4 - They ____ up with the same old complaints at the meeting.
 
began
 
started
 
Either could be used here
Q5 - The story ____ with a murder.
 
begins
 
starts
 
Either could be used here
Q6 - She kept stopping and ____ her presentation.
 
beginning
 
starting
 
Either could be used here
Q7 - The book was very technical and I couldn't ____ to understand what it was about.
 
begin
 
start
 
Either could be used here
Q8 - She got angry and ____ off at me because I hadn't finished on time.
 
began
 
started
 
Either could be used here
Q9 - They fire a gun to indicate the ____ of the race.
 
beginning
 
start
 
Either could be used here
Q10 - The race ____ at three o'clock.
 
begins
 
starts
 
Either could be used here

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