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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Verb Tenses, Test 14

Choose the correct answer:

1. Suddenly we noticed that the clock stopped / had stopped.

2. I never thought that I would / should to see him again.

3. The woman led me to her hut and told / said me to remain there for the night.

4. We climbed higher that we might get a better view of the procession.

5. Euclid proved that the three angles of a triangle were / are equal to two right angles.

6. I will nurse him so that he may live / might live.

7. I will call you when I arrive / will arrive.

8. He went to the city so that he might / may find work.

9. Wherever he preached, people gathered / gather to listen.

10. The thieves stole whatever they could find / might find in the house.

11. He came oftener than we expected / expect him to.

12. He stayed at home because he was feeling / feels ill.

13. I feel / am feeling fine.

14. I feel / were feeling you shouldn’t do this.


15. What do you think / are you thinking about my hair style?

16. I am seeing / see your dad tomorrow.

17. The fish smells / is smelling awful.

18. I rang her up because I wanted / want to talk.


19. I see / am seeing what you mean.

9. The stew tastes / is tasting wonderful.

20. If I know / knew the answer, I will tell you.

21. He weighs / is weighing 85 kg.

22. Do you believe / Are you believing  in God?

23. He spent / has spent all his childhood in a quaint village in China.

24. Mozart died while he was composing / had composed the Requiem.

25. I have done / did the cleaning. What shall I do now?

26. I lived / have lived in India for ten years when I was a child.

27. I can’t play tomorrow because I have broken / broke my leg.

28. My puppy has died / died.

29. I have traveled / traveled a lot in Asia and Africa.

30. Once upon a time there lived / has lived a beautiful princess.

31. He worked / has worked hard for years.

32. Did you see / Have you seen Romeo and Juliet on TV last night?

33. My late grandfather did / has done a lot for me.

34. Mary is staying / stays with her parents at the moment.

35. My brother works / is working at a bank.

36. I never get up / I am never getting up before 9 on Sunday mornings.

37. I hate / am hating people who are rude to their subordinates.

38. I like / am liking this music.

39. Does the meat smell / Is the meat smelling bad?

40. I am seeing / see the dentist at 11 am.

41. My father joined / has joined the cavalry because he loved horses.

42. Bears often hibernate / hibernated in caves.

43. His caustic remarks hurt / hurted our feelings.

44.The social services department has / have specialists for each welfare category.

45. The politician made / has made a categorical denial of the charges that he had taken bribes.

46.  The prize was borne / born away by Manchester United.

47. He bade / bidded them farewell.

48. After I had bidden / had baded him farewell, I hurried away.

49. The Minister laid / lay the foundation stone of the new hospital.

50. The farmer killed the goose that had laid / had lain a golden egg.

51. They have finished / finished the work a week ago.

52. We had gone / went to the moves last night.

53. We had eaten / ate our dinner before we went to the movies last night.

54. He hanged / hung the picture on the wall.

55. The terrorist was hung / was hanged at midnight.

56. The doctor felt  / was feeling the patient’s pulse.

57. The farmers in that village grow / are growing vegetables all year round.

58. The proposal sounds / is sounding interesting.

59. I will have moved / will move into my new office by the end of this month.

60. I will have eaten / will eat every chocolate in that box before mom returns from work.

61. She be working / will work on that report tomorrow when I come back.

62. The lions in the Sahara have laid / have lain in wait for their pray.

63. They have never been invited / have never invited to her parties.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Phrasal Verbs, Exercise 2


Choose the correct phrasal verb or / and preposition(s):

Now she …………….us as she got married…………….a manager.

a. looks above/to
b. look over/with
c. looks down on/to
d. looks up to/to

I hope this present has …….. the fact that I forgot your birthday.

a) set against           b) made up for    
c) settled up with     d) weighed up

You'll have to ____ if you want to get rid of that ache. Don't put ____ seeing your dentist. 

a) take out your tooth/up                 
b) get your tooth filled/off
c) take out your tooth/off                 
d) get your tooth filled/up 

She does nothing but fret ____ her being overweight, yet she never tries to put an end ____ her craving ____ chocolate.

a) for/to/of       
b) at/at/in    
c) over/to/in                  
d) about/to/for

My sister's new laptop ____ quite often. The funny thing is that she always ____ by the people in the IT department.

a) breaks apart/has it upgraded            
b) crashes/had it seen to
c) breaks off/has it observed                
d) breaks down/has it checked

I fall ____ with my boss because he looks ____ me.

a) off/up to               
b) out /down on               
c) through/upon       
d) at / over

You have to comply ___ the rules in your department or you'll get ____.

a) with/sacked       b) on/fired             
c) in/retired            d) at/hired

You shouldn't frown ____ one trivial blunder! He was so engrossed ____ reading that he simply didn't ____ you.

a) over/with/observe     b) upon/in/notice     
c) with/in/greet              d) in/in/see

Last night there was a report about a mass ____ from a prison in Chicago during which five guards ____ dead as the prisoners were ____ their getaway.

a) break in/ have been shot/taking             
b) breakthrough/have shot/trying
c) breakout/were shot/making                   
d) break up/ were shooting/escaping

Mary's bad performance was put ____ her lack of practice.

a) off                           b) down to                        
c) up with                   d) on

The journalist was ____ that the actress would be there, so he could have been able to get an interview. Unfortunately, he ____ her bodyguard, who ____ out of nowhere.

a) called up/ didn't account for/came      
b) warned up/ hasn't thought about/turned up
c) spoken up/hadn't seen to/turned in     
d) tipped off/ hadn't allowed for/ cropped up

Mrs. Stewart can't go to work today because her child has gone ____ a mysterious illness. 
a) out with  b) down with  c) off to   d) in for

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Testing English Grammar

                                    
TESTING ENGLISH GRAMMAR

Change to the appropriate Indirect Speech Questions
I don't know what (is his name, his name is)
A.I don't know what his is name.
B.I don't know what his name is.
C.I don't know what is his name.

Select the best for Indirect to Direct Speech
Mr. Smith asked me, "Where are you going?"
A.Mr. Smith asked me where you was going.
B.Mr. Smith asked me where I was going.
C.Mr. Smith asked me where he was going.

Choose the best Infintive form
He went there in order ____________(help) his mother.
A.He went to there in order to helping his mother.
B.He went there in order to help his mother.
C.He went there in order help his mother.

Choose the best form of MAY
It is possible Juan will be at the meeting tonight.
A.Juan mayn't be at the meeting tonight.
B.Juan maybe at the meeting tonight.
C.Juan may be at the meeting tonight.

Choose the best form of MAY HAVE
He ______________(call) while you were out.
A. He maybe have called while you were out.
B. He may have called while you were out.
C. He may has called while you were out.

Choose the best form May Have with I'm not sure
Did professor Stevens learn Spanish in Cuba?
A.Professor Stevens may learned Spanish in Cuba, I’m not sure.
B.Professor Stevens have may learned Spanish in Cuba, I’m not sure.
C.Professor Stevens may have learned Spanish in Cuba, I’m not sure.

Choose the best form of May with Not Sure
Will Ian pass all his examinations?
A.He maybe pass his examinations, I’m not sure.
B.He mays pass his examinations, I’m sure not.
C.He may pass his examinations, I’m not sure.

Choose the best form for the Negative Modal
You may sit here.
A.You not may sit here.
B.You may not sit here.
C.You mayn't sit here.

Use the correct form for Must Have
She__________(take) the magazine with her. It's not here.
A.She must taken the magazine with her. It's not here.
B.She must have taken the magazine with her. It's not here.
C.She must having taken the magazine with her. It's not here.

Use the correct form of Neither.
Grecia didn't like the movie and I didn't like the movie.
A.Grecia didn't like the movie and did neither I.
B.Grecia didn't like the movie and neither I.
C.Grecia didn't like the movie and neither did I.

Write down the correct plural form of the following nouns:


salesman, photo, potato, phenomenon, aircraft, criterion, datum, vita, gymnasium, clerk, leaf, loaf, cliff, roof, proof, hound, basis, thesis, series, goose, ox, tooth, colony, ant, sheep

Make the Active sentence Passive
Roberto took that book from the desk.
A.The book was took from the desk by Roberto
B.The book was taken from the desk by Roberto.
C.The book were taken from the desk by Roberto.

Convert to a Passive Question.
This must be finished today.
A.Must be this finished today?
B.Must this be finished today?
C.Must this be finish today?

Change from Passive to Active
The town was captured by the enemy.
A.The enemy is capturing the town.
B.The enemy captured the town.
C.The enemy is being capturing the town.

Make a Passive Question with the key word provided
The building was destroyed by fire. (How).
A.Was the building destroyed?
B.How is the building destroyed?
C.How was the building destroyed?

Select the correct Prepositions
_____first, we sat ______the shade_______a large tree, but later we went ____a swim _____the river.
A.At first, we sat over the shade of a large tree, but later we went for a swim by the river.
B.At first, we sat under the shade for a large tree, but later we went for a swim by the river.
C.At first, we sat in the shade of a large tree, but later we went for a swim in the river.

Select the correctly transformed sentence
The man to whom you were speaking is Dr. Smith.
A.The man were speaking is Dr. Smith.
B.The man whom you were speaking is Dr. Smith.
C.The man for who you were speaking is Dr. Smith.

Select the best sentence
There is someone at the door.
A.There isn’t one at the door.
B.There isn’t anyone at the door.
C.There isn’t any at the door.

75. Select the best sentence
Learning new words every day is important.
A.It important to learn new words everyday.
B.It important to learning new words everyday.
C.It is important to learn new words everyday.

Select the best transformed sentence
I finished my work in an hour.
A.It took me an hour finishing my work.
B.It took me an hour to finish my work.
C.It took me an hour to finishing my work.

Select the best transformed sentence
_________________ plenty of time to do that later.
A.There's is plenty of time to do that later.
B.There is plenty of time to do that later.
C.It is plenty of time to do that later.

Select the best transformed sentence
These seats are (our seats).
A.These seats are our's.
B.These seats are ours'.
C.These seats are ours.

Select the best transformed sentence
They have ________methods, and they naturally prefer________.
A.They have there methods, and they naturally prefer ours.
B.They have their's methods, and they naturally prefer our's.
C.They have their methods, and they naturally prefer ours.

Select the best transformed sentence
That black sports car belongs to our landlord.
A.That black sport's car is our landlord’s.
B.That black sports car is our landlords.
C.That black sports car is our landlord’s.

Select the best transformed sentence
The boy taught_________ to sew.
A.The boy taught hisself to sew.
B.The boy taught myself to sew.
C.The boy taught himself to sew.

Select the best transformed sentence
__________________someone at the door.
A.There are someone at the door.
B.Their is someone at the door.
C.There is someone at the door.

Select the best transformed sentence
A lot of trees are in the park.
A.There's are a lot of trees in the park.
B.There is a lot of trees in the park.
C.There are a lot of trees in the park.

Select the best transformed sentence
To__________ did you sell your car?
A.To who did you sell your car?
B.To whose did you sell your car?
C.To whom did you sell your car?


Select the best Negative Question sentence.
It isn't raining.
A.Is it raining?
B.Aren't it raining?
C.Isn’t it raining?

Select the best transformed sentence
They made the long trip through the woods alone.
A.They made the long trip through the woods by theirselves.
B.They made the long trip through the woods by themselvess.
C.They made the long trip through the woods by themselves.


Thursday, March 26, 2020

Test 15


1.Which sentence is NOT correct?
This is the news. There has been an earthquake in Japan.
This is the news. There has just been an earthquake in Japan.
This is the news. There has been an earthquake in Japan last night.  

2.Which question follows this statement? ‘I’ve been to New York.’
Really? When did you go? 
Really? When have you gone?  
Really? When you have gone?   

3.Complete the sentence.
‘I ____ out last Friday.’
 have gone   
 didn’t go   
 haven’t been   

4.Which sentence is NOT correct?
He’s recently got a new job in Frankfurt.
Alan has just arrived.
I’ve bought a new mobile phone two days ago.  

5.Which word can complete the sentence?
   I haven’t seen him ____.
   yesterday   
   yet     
    last night  

6.Which word CANNOT go in the space?
I’ve _____ spoken to James about the meeting.
yet   
already   
just   

7.Which words complete the sentence?
I _______ Helen since we _______ at school together.
‘ve known / were   know
were   knew / ‘ve been   
knew / have been

8.Which sentence is true?
My parents have lived in Canada for three years.
They used to live in Canada but now they live somewhere else.
They still live in Canada now.   
They used to live in Canada but now they are dead.   

9.Which words can complete the sentence below?
I’ve telephoned Mike ___________.
three times last week   
three times this week 
yesterday

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Advanced Grammar Test

ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE TEST

Choose the correct answer:


When did you last see Jane?
When have you last see Jane?
When have you last seen Jane?
When did you last saw Jane?

Find the prepositions following the verbs:
To feel sorry ---  
To be famous ---
To be crowded---
To be similar ---
To be jealous---
To be capable / incapable---
To emigrate---
To immigrate---    
To blame--- 
To borrow---     
To lend---
To congratulate smb.---smth.
To be responsible--- 
To dream---  
To worry---
To be proud---
To be banned--- 
To prevent ----
To rely / count / depend---
To care---
To concentrate---

I am almost certain that she went there:
a. She should have gone there.
b. She might have gone there.
c. She ought to have gone there.
d. She must have gone there.

They managed to pass the exam.
a. They must have passed the exam.
b. They can have passed the exam.
c. They were able to pass the exam.
d. They could have passed the exam.

I am certain that Mary is at home.
a. She should be at home.
b. She might be at home.
c. She must be at home.
d. She has to be at home.

He is not obliged to speak.
a. He doesn`t have to speak.
b. He mustn`t speak.
c. He should not speak.
d. He may not speak.

I think he fails if he doesn`t study hard.
a. He should fail.
b. He must fail.
c. He may fail.
d. He can fail.

He is likely to be punished.
a. He must be punished.
b. He ought to be punished.
c. He might be punished.
d. He should be punished.

It is important that everyone follows the rules.
It is important that everyone has followed the rules.
It is important that everyone follow the rules.
It is important that everyone might follow the rules.

My advice is that the company invests in new equipment.
My advice is that the company invested in new equipment.
My advice is that the company has invested in new equipment.
My advice is that the company invest in new equipment.

Lightning struck twice by our house last night and burnt the roof.
Lightning has struck twice by our house last night and burnt the roof.
Lightning have struck twice by our house last night and burnt the roof.
Lightning strucked twice by our house last night and burned the roof.

By the time we got to the airport, their plane will already have arrived.
By the time we get to the airport, their plane will already has arrived.
By the time we get to the airport, their plane will already have arrived.
By the time we had got to the airport, their plane will already have arrived.

John will reply to your letter as soon as he will find out the details.
John  reply to your letter as soon as he will find out the details.
John would reply to your letter as soon as he will find out the details.
John will reply to your letter as soon as he  finds out the details.

They suggested that measures-----------------as soon as possible.
a. took
b. be taken
c. take care
d. taken

Peter is the tallest of the two.
Peter is the tall of the two.
Peter is taller of the two.
Peter is the taller of the two.

Nowadays news travels fast.
Nowadays new travels fast.
Nowadays news traveled fast.
Nowadays news traveled fastly.

Mary objected of her being treated differently.
Mary objected over her being treated differently.
Mary objected to her being treated differently.
Mary objected at her being treated differently.

They had scarcely left the party than I regretted my words.
They had scarcely left the party that I regretted my words.
They had scarcely left the party what I regretted my words.
They had scarcely left the party when I regretted my words.

No sooner had I spoke to him that the guests arrived.
No sooner had I spoke to him when the guests arrived.
No sooner had I spoken to him than the guests arrived.
No sooner had I spoken to him that the guests arrived.

Nobody has been taught,…………….?
a. haven`t they
b. did they
c. has he
d. have they

I`d rather going out than staying in.
I`d rather go out than staying in.
I`d rather going out that stay in.
I`d rather go out than stay in.

I`d prefer going out than staying in.
I`d prefer going out that staying in.
I`d prefer to go out than stay in.
I`d prefer going out when staying in.

He mistook her with John`s sister.
He mistook her to John`s sister.
He mistook her by John`s sister.
He mistook her for John`s sister.

She prefers Maths to Romanian.
She prefers Maths than Romanian.
She prefers Maths then Romanian.
She prefers Maths for Romanian.

She was keen on old books.
She was keen to old books.
She was keen of old books.
She was keen with old books.

He showed me his collection of postcards which he has been collecting for years.
He showed me his collection of postcards which he had been collecting for years.
He shows me his collection of postcards which he had been collecting for years.
He had showed me his collection of postcards which he has been collecting for years.

A lot of people have arrived lately.
A lot of people arrived lately.
A lot of people had arrived lately.
A lot of people arrive lately.

Her attitude to animals surprised us.
Her attitude over animals surprised us.
Her attitude of animals surprised us.
Her attitude to animals have surprised us.

You needn`t go yet, need you?
You needn`t go yet, don`t  you?
You needn`t go yet, do you?
You needn`t go yet, did you?

Each of the project partners is responsible for writing a summary.
Each of the project partners are responsible for writing a summary.
Each of the project partners is responsible for writting a summary.
Each of the projects partners is responsible for writing a summary.

Monday, February 3, 2020

English Grammar Test 18


Choose the correct answer:


I ................ from France.
is         are            am             be   
         
Mike is ......................
my sister’s friend           
friend my sister        
friend from my sister       
my sister friend’s

My brother is .................. artist.
the          a        an                 -

.................. 20 desks in the classroom.
This is            There is        They are    There are

Paul ............... romantic films.
likes not    don’t like     doesn’t like    isn’t likes

Sorry, I can't talk. I .................... right now.
driving      'm driving        drives          drive

She .................... at school last week
didn't be      weren't           wasn't               isn't

................... a piece of cake? No, thank you.
Do you like       Would you like     
Want you         Are you like

The living room is ............... than the bedroom.
more big    more bigger    biggest      bigger

There aren't ................... buses late in the evening.
some      any          no           a

They ..................... in the park when it started to rain heavily.
walked                    were walking     
were walk               are walking

................. seen fireworks before?
Did you ever             Are you ever       
Have you ever           Do you ever

We've been friends ................ many years.
since           from           during             for

Jeff was ill last week and he .................. go out.
needn't         can't      mustn't     couldn't

We'll stay at home if it .................... this afternoon.
raining            rains            will rain          rain

He doesn't smoke now, but he........................ a lot when he was young.
has smoked                 smokes   
used to smoke            was smoked