'Close & Shut' Quiz

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Close & Shut

Exercise Instructions: Choose the correct answer.

Q1 - I ____ my computer down and went home.
Q2 - ____ the gas off before you try to fix the cooker.
Q3 - They are killed in the ____ moments of the film.
Q4 - The road was ____ because of an accident earlier.
Q5 - Few tickets have sold and the musical will ____ at the end of the month.
Q6 - The police ____ the case because they had no evidence or leads.
Q7 - The shop's having a _____-down sale next week.
Q8 - The bush ____ out a lot of light, which is why the room is so dark during the day.
Q9 - He ____ himself away after his wife's death and didn't see anyone.
Q10 - They caught the criminal the next day, with all the evidence; it was an open and ____ case.
Q11 - They were lucky- the decision was very ____.

Printable Worksheet

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Q1 - I ____ my computer down and went home.
 
closed
 
shut
 
Either could be used here.
Q2 - ____ the gas off before you try to fix the cooker.
 
Close
 
Shut
Q3 - They are killed in the ____ moments of the film.
 
closing
 
shutting
Q4 - The road was ____ because of an accident earlier.
 
closed
 
shut
Q5 - Few tickets have sold and the musical will ____ at the end of the month.
 
close
 
shut
 
Either could be used here.
Q6 - The police ____ the case because they had no evidence or leads.
 
closed
 
shut
 
Either could be used here.
Q7 - The shop's having a _____-down sale next week.
 
closing
 
shutting
 
Either could be used here.
Q8 - The bush ____ out a lot of light, which is why the room is so dark during the day.
 
closes
 
shuts
 
Either could be used here.
Q9 - He ____ himself away after his wife's death and didn't see anyone.
 
closed
 
shut
 
Either could be used here.
Q10 - They caught the criminal the next day, with all the evidence; it was an open and ____ case.
 
closed
 
shut
 
Either could be used here.
Q11 - They were lucky- the decision was very ____.
 
close
 
shut

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