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3500 câu hỏi luyện thi chứng chỉ Anh văn B ( Có đáp án )

3500 SENTENCES OF CERTIFICATE B

Test 1

Pronunciation

1. a. coach b. cull c. cease d. cut

( c

2. a. bureau b. durable c. pure d. pull

--> d

3. a. study b. hull c. bull d. hut

--> c

4. a. gar b. garlic c. garage d. garbage

--> c

5. a. gentle b. gay c. great d. gate

--> a

6. a. master b. ask c. absent d. cast

c

Find the mistakes

7. Although there are approximately 120 intensive language institutes in the United States in 1970, there are more than three times as many now.

a. are

b. approximately

c. in

d. three times as many

( a

8. Cartographers did not make an accurate map because the political situation in the area changes so rapidly that they were not able to draw the boundaries correctly.

a. changes

b. so

c. to draw

d. correctly

( a

9. This year designers are showing very bright colors and styles that were worn closer to the body than those shown last year.

a. very

b. were

c. than

d. those

( b

10. Everyone who saw Star Wars said that it is one of the best science fiction movies that had ever been released.

a. who

b. is

c. the best

d. been

( b

11. Before he retired last April, Mr. Thompson is working as foreign student advisor for thirty years at Community College.

a. retired

b. last April

c. is working

d. for thirty years

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. She couldn't …………. her children to his care.

a. admit

b. confide

c. trust

d. convince

( b

13. It was an extraordinary villa. It was quite ……… .

a. extreme

b. funny

c. big

d. exceptional

( d

14. His answer was so confused that the teacher could hardly make any …………... of it at all.

a. meaning

b. interpretation

c. intelligibility

d. sense

( d

15. Commodities were sent from various parts of the world. They came from …………parts.

a. difference

b. same

c. different

d. differently

( c

16. An old man taught her how .................. the violin.

a. play

b. playing

c. to play

d. played

( c

17. There was a great deal of machinery. This means there ……….. .

a. was one big machine

b. was one big engine

c. were many machines

d. was one powerful machine

( c

18. Mr Pike's passport …………. last month, so he will have to get a new one.

a. ended

b. elapsed

c. expired

d. researched

( c

19. There were ten million viewers in all. That was the………. .

a. all

b. whole

c. result

d. total

( d

20. "Where ..........................?" "In London."

a. were you born

b. are you born

c. have you been born

d. did you born

( a

21. Hospitals were built with the profits. They were built with the …….. .

a. benefits

b. earnings

c. winnings

d. excesses

( b

22. Nam .........…… to school alone if Tam doesn't come.

a. goes

b. will go

c. had gone

d. went

( b

23. This girl was fast asleep. She has a .............. sleep.

a. deeply

b. sound

c. quick

d. soundly

( b

24. He doesn't want to let me ……....... he was going out.

a. to know

b. knew

c. knows

d. know

( d

25. He got a ladder from the shed. He ………. one.

a. fetched

b. took

c. brought

d. carried

( a

26. We .........…… everything we can to help you!

a. do

b. shall do

c. would do

d. had done

( b

27. My boss spoke in a sarcastic voice. He spoke in a ……… voice.

a. critical

b. laughing

c. despicable

d. mocking

( d

28. I'll have Mary .........……. the umbrella to you immediately.

a. take

b. to take

c. taking

d. took

( a

29. His daughter nearly fell off the ladder. She nearly …….. .

a. fell in

b. fell over

c. fell down

d. fell away

( c

30. ……......... what he is saying?

a. Do you understand

b. Did you understand

c. You understand

d. You understood

( a

31. If I walk in with muddy boots, Dad always .................. me.

a. scolds

b. beats

c. rebukes

d. both a & c are correct

( d

32. I wish I …….......... a famous singer.

a. am

b. be

c. will be

d. were

( d

33. When the company had to close because of economic difficulties, he became ...............

a. inconsiderate

b. affected

c. redundant

d. concerned

( c

34. It's 5 months since I last ....……..... to her.

a. talk

b. talking

c. talked

d. have talked

( c

35. This summer resort is absolutely wonderful and I’d ………. it to anyone.

a. recommend

b. talk

c. praise

d. accommodate

( a

36. “Can we begin the test?” “We can’t unless the teacher …………… so.”

a. will say

b. is saying

c. shall say

d. says

( d

37. When was the last time she .......……. her bedroom?

a. cleaned

b. clean

c. have cleaned

d. are cleaning

( a

38. We had to walk since we couldn’t ………… to take a bus.

a. afford

b. be wealthy

c. supply

d. furnish

( a

39. Whose child ……… he is?

a. do you think

b. have you thought

c. will you think

d. were you thinking

( a

40. Our life would be very difficult without ………..

a. luxury furniture

b. water

c. saving-labor machines

d. electricity

( d

41. I felt embarrassed when I .......……. in front of the class.

a. stand up

b. will stand up

c. stood up

d. are standing up

( c

42. The boy took a long ................ on his first morning at camp.

a. horseback ride

b. walk

c. bicycle ride

d. swim

( b

43. It was ............. lovely weather that we spent the whole day on the beach.

a. so

b. such a

c. so a

d. such

( d

44. After retiring, my aunt spent her ……… on an expensive holiday.

a. dollars

b. accounts

c. savings

d. cheques

( c

45. ………... games without asking for my permission.

a. Do not play

b. Not play

c. Won't play

d. Didn't play

( a

46. My ................... is collecting coins from all over the world.

a. pastime

b. career

c. business

d. vocation

( a

47. Never ...……….. too much wine.

a. drink

b. have drunk

c. to drink

d. drinking

( a

48. Mr. Pike should ………. the speech of welcome.

a. do

b. make

c. have

d. speak

( b

49. I am working. Please do ……........ talking.

a. stopping

b. stopped

c. being stopped

d. stop

( d

50. Smoking is ................. in many companies in our country.

a. permitted

b. taught

c. banned

d. stopped

( c

Test 2

Pronunciation

1. a. heighten b. neighbour c. heinous d. lei

--> a

2. a. chemical b. chaos c. chase d. chiropodist

--> c

3. a. swab b. what c. yacht d. bat

--> d

4. a. lose b. rose c. move d. movie

--> b

5. a. mass b. class c. grass d. mark

--> a

6. a. colour b. honey c. glove d. collar

d

Find the mistakes

7. The secretary thought that she will have to wait until tomorrow to send the letters because the mail had already gone, but her boss suggested that she take them to the post office instead.

a. will

b. wait

c. gone

d. take

( a

8. Although Emily Dickinson publishes only three of her verses before she died, today there are more than one thousand of her poems printed in many important collection.

a. publishes

b. only

c. are

d. more than

( a

9. Between one thing and another, Anna does not get through with her term paper last Friday.

a. one thing and another

b. does

c. with

d. term paper

( b

10. Dew usually disappeared by seven o'clock in the morning when the sun comes up.

a. usually

b. disappeared

c. by

d. in the morning

( b

11. She was among the few who want to quit smoking instead of cutting down.

a. the few

b. who

c. want

d. smoking

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The new proposals for students loans should be ...............

a. be taking

b. takes

c. take

d. taken

( d

13. The clerk had to ................... the conversation to wait on a customer.

a. break off

b. hurry

c. continue

d. begin

( a

14. She couldn't skate then ..................... her foot problem.

a. because of

b. because

c. although

d. as

( a

15. This time next week they .................. to London.

a. will be flying

b. will fly

c. are flying

d. have flown

( a

16. Now, let's ……........ the original with the copy.

a. comparing

b. compares

c. compared

d. compare

( d

17. Peter won't be home for ....................... dinner this evening.

a. this

b. a

c. no word is needed

d. the

( c

18. Let me ..........…… a look at this picture.

a. had

b. has

c. is having

d. have

( d

19. My mother is always complaining about ....................... us from school.

a. to meet

b. meeting

c. to collect

d. collecting

( d

20. Something .........…….. right in what he says.

a. be

b. would be

c. being

d. is

( d

21. A lot of people left school at 16 and they now .................... leaving so early.

a. sorry

b. regret

c. confuse

d. worry

( b

22. Can you tell Jack I .....……….. in a little late?

a. had been

b. am being

c. be

d. will be

( d

23. This man was defeated in the elections. He was ………

a. conquered

b. won

c. beaten

d. destroyed

( c

24. Please ............... more slowly.

a. spoke

b. speak

c. speaking

d. to speak

( b

25. We ……….. what the weather’s going to be like next Sunday.

a. think

b. suppose

c. wonder

d. demand

( c

26. We shouldn't ......…… them what they want.

a. give

b. gave

c. to give

d. had given

( a

27. I didn’t recognize the man until he turned round to ……….. me.

a. look

b. face

c. stare

d. head

( b

28. How about ......……. to Nha Trang?

a. travel

b. travelling

c. to travel

d. travels

( b

29. He did everything he could to attract her ……. : shouted, whistled, waved his arms-but she still didn’t see him.

a. attention

b. notice

c. recognition

d. eyesight

( a

30. Remember ............. the door before going to bed.

a. locking

b. to lock

c. locked

d. not locking

( b

31. Mary was………. with friends at school because she always made them laugh.

a. familiar

b. considerate

c. popular

d. attractive

( c

32. I am expected .............. the result of last exam.

a. knowing

b. to know

c. know

d. knew

( b

33. The boy’s teachers………… him to improve his drawing.

a. encouraged

b. insisted

c. made

d. persisted

( a

34. If you didn't follow his advice, you ............... a fool.

a. will be

b. would be

c. are

d. would have been

( b

35. ………. you do, please don’t go too near the edge of the cliff.

a. Wherever

b. However

c. Whatever

d. Whenever

( c

36. Nancy talks as if she ............... everything.

a. knows

b. had known

c. knew

d. not know

( c

37. Jane looks ………. she’s been pulled through a hedge backwards!

a. as

b. like

c. as if

d. whether

( c

38. His father was so angry that he didn't dare .................

a. to come

b. to coming

c. coming

d. came

( a

39. She’s been gazing out of the window……….since it started to snow.

a. always

b. ever

c. fairly

d. already

( b

40. Many things which we can do now couldn't .............. years ago.

a. do

b. done

c. being done

d. be done

( d

41. He……… possibly be Charles’ father! He doesn’t look old enough.

a. mustn’t

b. shouldn’t

c. can't

d. needn’t

( c

42. She would play well if she ............ more.

a. practised

b. practises

c. practising

d. practice

( a

43. “I think we’d better bring John .........……. this discussion.” the teacher said. “He’s got a lot of experience in this field.”

a. up against

b. in on

c. round to

d. up with

( b

44. Tell me what you ............... on the way to school this morning.

a. see

b. saw

c. had seen

d. seen

( b

45. We shall always ……. not going on a trip to London when we had the chance.

a. forget

b. detest

c. resent

d. regret

( d

46. She .............. eating since they arrived.

a. doesn't finish

b. hasn't finished

c. didn't finish

d. not finish

( b

47. The old clown was in a ……….sight, standing there with tears running down his cheeks.

a. harmful

b. pitiful

c. careless

d. blameless

( b

48. You ....... better stay at home so as not to give flu to others.

a. should

b. have to

c. had

d. have

( c

49. Since the time the prices ........................ considerable.

a. have risen

b. rose

c. rise

d. had risen

( a

50. They were very strict. They wouldn't let her daughter ........... back home after 10 p.m.

a. come

b. coming

c. came

d. to come

( a

Test 3

Pronunciation

1. a. tail b. tain c. plait d. rain

--> c

2. a. through b. rough c. wound d. group

--> b

3. a. drama b. bamboo c. damage d. mamba

--> a

4. a. architect b. chemist c. parachute d. psychology

--> c

5. a. born b. embroider c. bark d. bomb

--> d

6. a. jaguar b. jean c. jam d. just

a

Find the mistakes

7. On October 19, 1781, Cornwallis surrenders his army to General Washington, a gesture that signaled the end of the Revolutionary War.

a. On

b. surrenders

c. to

d. that

( b

8. The price of coffee is low last month, but everyone knows that it is going to go up this month.

a. is

b. knows

c. it

d. going to

( a

9. In a special report last year, Dan Rather said that the crime rate is increasing in spite of community and government programs aimed at providing education and employment opportunities for first offenders.

a. is

b. in spite of

c. aimed at

d. for

( a

10. Dr Alvarez was displeased because the student had turned in an unacceptable report, so he made him to rewrite it.

a. displeased

b. had turned in an unacceptable

c. so

d. to rewrite

( d

11. The fruit and vegetables at the Shop Mart are always very fresh because they were shipped in every day from the local farm markets.

a. fruit

b. they

c. were

d. farm markets

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. He wishes she ……… to him before she went and bought that house.

a. spoke

b. have spoken

c. had spoken

d. would have spoken

( c

13. I bought a computer. My son often played games and didn't learn his lessons. I wish I .................. it.

a. didn't buy

b. wouldn't buy

c. hadn't bought

d. doesn't buy

( c

14. There was nothing for it…….. to get off the bus and walk back home.

a. other

b. but

c. otherwise

d. than

( b

15. His mother makes him ............... English harder.

a. to study

b. study

c. studying

d. studied

( b

16. …….. my opinion, we should reorganize the whole company.

a. As far as

b. To

c. According

d. In

( d

17. When he was young, he used to ............... camping with his friends.

a. going

b. went

c. have gone

d. go

( d

18. His grandmother was suddenly……… ill during the night and died the following afternoon.

a. fallen

b. taken

c. got

d. become

( b

19. When I first visited Moscow, I couldn't get used ............... the cold weather.

a. with

b. to

c. for

d. in

( b

20. He can’t stop. He’s………his way to a very important meeting.

a. on

b. out of

c. in

d. towards

( a

21. You needn't ......... back again!

a. came

b. to come

c. come

d. coming

( c

22. Her teachers were …….. that she passed the examination.

a. anxious

b. mad

c. concerned

d. delighted

( d

23. They insisted she ................ the party.

a. attended

b. attends

c. to attend

d. attend

( d

24. Look! The people over there ................. in a queue ............... for their turn.

a. is standing / to wait

b. stand / to wait

c. are standing / to wait

d. is standing / waiting

( c

25. The boys speak English .................

a. fluent

b. fluently

c. fluency

d. fluencyly

( b

26. Their hosts……….. them a very warm welcome.

a. did

b. had

c. made

d. gave

( d

27. Tuition at this University runs .................. one thousand pounds a semester.

a. so high as

b. as high to

c. as high as

d. as high than

( c

28. Hello! - Oh, I’m awfully sorry. I…….. you for a close friend of mine.

a. neglected

b. mistook

c. thought

d. mislaid

( b

29. Tell me .....………. you are looking for and I will try to help you.

a. that

b. what

c. who

d. which

( b

30. Could you hold the ladder ………..while I climb up and pick the coconuts?

a. firm

b. solid

c. steady

d. rigid

( c

31. You'd better drink more water, ................?

a. hadn't you

b. had you

c. wouldn't you

d. didn't you

( a

32. Can you ………. The results of the coming general elections?

a. foretold

b. forecast

c. foresaw

d. forewarned

( b

33. Some people are used to ..................... bicycle trips to the countryside every Sunday.

a. rode

b. ridden

c. ride

d. riding

( d

34. We can’t go wrong if we…….. the instructions.

a. follow

b. take

c. guide

d. keep

( a

35. Why do you always believe in everything ……….. he says?

a. who

b. which

c. when

d. what

( b

36. One of the reasons why the French wished to establish colonies in the New World ……….. some of them wanted to escape religious persecution at home.

a. was because

b. was that

c. were because

d. were that

( b

37. I usually like history, but I didn't care for the ................... last year. We did nineteenth century European history. It was boring.

a. syllabus

b. study

c. plan

d. timetable

( a

38. If you see Daisy, ……. you mind ……… her to meet me?

a. will……….reminding

b. will……….to remind

c. would……….reminding

d. would……….to remind

( c

39. I wish I knew the girl .....…….. Daisy is talking to.

a. whom

b. what

c. which

d. whose

( a

40. Dick ………… for Singapore as soon as he………..about your accident.

a. had left / was informed

b. had left / had been informed

c. leaves / has been informed

d. left / was informed

( d

41. If he .................., please wake me up.

a. would come

b. will come

c. had come

d. comes

( d

42. We think that we will elect Mr. Brown ……….

a. for our chairman

b. be our chairman

c. being our chairman

d. our chairman

( d

43. The building ……........ they built last year was damaged by the storm last night.

a. who

b. when

c. that

d. where

( c

44. ………at 3 p.m, John was thought ……… the suspect.

a. Seen and left / be

b. To be seen leaving / to be

c. Seen leaving / to be

d. He seen and left / to be

( c

45. Some of my friends are taking extra classes in English ...................... become tourist guides.

a. so that

b. so as

c. in order that

d. so as to

( d

46. His explanation……….. reasonable.

a. is not sound

b. does not sound

c. is not sounded

d. is not sounding

( b

47. Do you know the name of the restaurant ...……… we had dinner in last night?

a. where

b. what

c. when

d. which

( d

48. "Come……….with us next Saturday", said Jack.

a. fish

b. fishing

c. to fish

d. being to fish

( b

49. In a fortnight, there are ................... days.

a. ten

b. twelve

c. forty

d. fourteen

( d

50. Although the fire lasted about two and half hours, nobody ....................

a. injured

b. was injured

c. In so doing

d. Doing so

( b

Test 4

Pronunciation

1. a. naked b. sacred c. wanted d. walked

--> d

2. a. heaven b. weapon c. cheap d. head

--> c

3. a. nerve b. function c. butter d. stomach

--> a

4. a. blue b. solution c. roof d. dull

--> d

5. a. sure b. lure c. pure d. cure

--> a

6. a. town b. flow c. now d. drowse

b

Find the mistakes

7. The maid does not finish cleaning the rooms at College Dormitory yesterday because she had to help scrub the floors in the kitchen and the cafeteria.

a. does

b. cleaning

c. to help

d. scrub

( a

8. It is necessary to put a return address that included your name, street number, city, state, and zip code on all correspondence.

a. to put

b. a return address

c. included

d. all

( c

9. If one does not have respect for himself, you cannot expect others to respect him.

a. himself

b. you

c. others

d. him

( b

10. The governor, with his wife and children, are at home watching the election returns on television.

a. his

b. are

c. watching

d. on television

( b

11. Those of us who belong to the National Association for Foreign Student Affairs should have their memberships renewed in September.

a. who

b. should have

c. their

d. in September

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The swamp contained ................ thousands of fish.

a. much

b. one

c. many

d. few

( c

13. “What happened to Mark’s arms?” “He ............... in the Second World War."

a. was wounding

b. wounded

c. had wounded

d. was wounded

( d

14. This is a photograph of our friends ........…….. went on holiday last week.

a. who

b. whose

c. whom

d. which

( a

15. Ms Elan, .................... her house on fire, managed to save something.

a. seeing

b. to save

c. see

d. saw

( a

16. Smoke from factories is a kind of ................

a. fertilizer

b. smog

c. pollutant

d. vapour

( c

17. John is sixteen years old, but Mary, his sister, is only eight.

a. He is older than his sister two times

b. He is twice as old as his sister

c. His sister is twice as young as him

d. He is two twice as older as his sister

( b

18. The flight ...……..... he wanted to travel on, was exploded.

a. where

b. which

c. when

d. who

( b

19. Michael and his friend were badly injured in the last match, so………can play today.

a. both of them

b. either one of them

c. neither of them

d. not any of them

( c

20. The little girl is afraid of seeing the doctor ......………. makes her take medicine.

a. which

b. who

c. whose

d. whom

( b

21. Mary put a ………. on the letter.

a. five-cents stamp

b. five-cent stamp

c. stamp of five cents

d. five-cent stamps

( b

22. The present ............... Lan sent me last week is very nice.

a. which

b. where

c. when

d. who

( a

23. Somebody once ................ Mark Twain whether he ................ remember the first money he ever................

a. asks / can / earns

b. had asked / could / earned

c. asked / could/ earned

d. has asked / could / earned

( c

24. Ten pupils, none of ........…….. got good marks, took last examination.

a. who

b. which

c. whom

d. whose

( c

25. Charlie is very ........................ irritated by loud noises.

a. easily

b. easy

c. easement

d. easiness

( a

26. Take two ................... of this medicine after each meal.

a. spoonfuls

b. spoonful

c. spoon's full

d. sponfull's

( a

27. They……….for Canada tomorrow.

a. will be leaving

b. will have left

c. are left

d. have left

( a

28. The child stared at the posters ... .....……… was very beautiful.

a. when

b. which

c. where

d. who

( b

29. Charts…………to the navigation of a ship.

a. has essential

b. have essential

c. is essential

d. are essential

( d

30. There was a wood …….......... they spent a pleasant day.

a. when

b. which

c. where

d. who

( c

31. Their houses are on the same hill. His is…….. hers.

a. over

b. on

c. above

d. upon

( c

32. Politicians often write their ............. at the end of their careers.

a. memories

b. memoirs

c. remembrances

d. souvenirs

( b

33. We quarreled ………..the choice of a house.

a. on

b. over

c. for

d. to

--> b

34. Fish were among the earliest forms of life. Fish ............. on earth for ages and ages.

a. existed

b. are existing

c. exists

d. have existed

( d

35. “I saw Paul at the theatre yesterday.” “You………… . He’s in the hospital.”

a. won’t have

b. couldn’t have

c. should have

d. could have

( b

36. She has a friend .....…….. is very good at telling jokes.

a. whose

b. which

c. who

d. whom

( c

37. “Are you going to the movies.” “If Betty goes, ……….”

a. I do so

b. so go I

c. so I’ll go

d. so will I

( d

38. He is living in the building ..........… has twenty storeys.

a. where

b. that

c. when

d. whom

( b

39. “Why haven’t these letters been mailed?” “Well, Dane said she’d get someone ……… tomorrow.”

a. for mailing them

b. mailing them

c. will mail them

d. to mail them

( d

40. ................... the better she seems to feel.

a. When she takes more medicine

b. The more medicine she takes

c. Taking more of the medicine

d. More medicine taken

( b

41. “He seems to have a lot of money with him.” “Yes. The store ………”

a. cashed for him a check

b. cashed him a check

c. cashed a check to him

d. cashed a check for him

( d

42. The musician is a person .....……. plays a musical instrument.

a. that

b. which

c. when

d. whom

( a

43. I ……….her that much money.

a. oppose to lend

b. oppose to lending

c. am opposed to lend

d. am opposed to lending

( d

44. Farmers can ............ their land by yearly rotation of crops.

a. keep

b. protect

c. prevent

d. draining

( b

45. Lan …………to the hospital yesterday evening but nobody took her there.

a. could go

b. would go

c. should have gone

d. must have gone

( c

46. That athlete hopes to .................. a new world record.

a. do

b. make

c. build

d. fix

( b

47. “Charles has lived in Tokyo for thirteen years.” “Yes, but he…………doesn’t understand Japanese.”

a. already

b. yet

c. still

d. anymore

( c

48. The boy .....……… stole the woman's bag ran away.

a. when

b. that

c. which

d. whom

( b

49. I thought you said Jane was going away this summer, ………?

a. didn’t I

b. didn't you

c. wasn’t she

d. wasn’t it

( b

50. There are a lot of people at my friend's wedding party, only a few of ………. I had met before.

a. who

b. whose

c. whom

d. which

( c

Test 5

Pronunciation

1. a. threat b. with c. smooth d. although

--> a

2. a. good b. root c. stool d. shoot

--> a

3. a. engineer b. enrich c. enhance d. enjoy

--> a

4. a. labour b. flour c. rumour d. honour

--> b

5. a. bush b. fussy c. pull d. push

--> b

6. a. winter b. intelligent c. bin d. combine

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. Everyone who takes the examination will receive their score reports in six weeks.

a. who

b. takes

c. their

d. in six weeks

( c

8. The popularity of soccer in the United States were increased significantly by the playing of the World Cup in cities throughout the country in 1994.

a. were increased

b. significantly

c. the playing

d. in 1994

( a

9. Few airports in the United States is as modern as that of Atlanta.

a. is

b. as

c. that

d. of

( a

10. Those of us who move during the semester should have their addresses changed at the registrar's office.

a. who

b. during the semester

c. their

d. changed

( c

11. If one had considered the consequences carefully, you would not have agreed to sign a two-year lease.

a. had

b. carefully

c. you

d. two-year

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Tom was a really intelligent boy when we were in high-school. I still remember………..very intelligent and strange questions.

a. his asking

b. asking him

c. him to ask

d. his being asked

( a

13. I often go to visit my friends in Hue, ............. is 80 miles away.

a. who

b. which

c. what

d. where

( b

14. “You have been spending a great deal of money lately.” “You’re right. I need to ………on my expenses.”

a. cut out

b. cut up

c. cut down

d. cut away

( c

15. “.................. will the train start?” “In a few minutes' time.”

a. When

b. How long

c. How long ago

d. How much

( a

16. “Did you enjoy the film?” “Yes, but I don’t think the actors performed as well as they ……..”

a. do

b. have done

c. once did

d. did

( c

17. I want ................... to her why we can't go.

a. would explain

b. explained

c. to explain

d. will explain

( c

18. There's no need to get ............... just because I am a few minutes late.

a. annoyed

b. annoying

c. annoy

d. annoys

( a

19. The reason ……....... he didn't attend your party was obvious.

a. when

b. why

c. which

d. who

( b

20. He feels dizzy but he expects the feeling will pass……….in a minute.

a. off

b. on

c. by

d. from

( a

21. When I picked up my pen, I found that the nib ...........

a. broke

b. had broken

c. has broken

d. had been breaking

( b

22. What ………to see her at the stadium!

a. the surprise

b. surprise

c. a surprise

d. surprising

( c

23. Our teacher appeared after we .................. for him for fifteen minutes.

a. was waiting

b. have waited

c. had waited

d. waiting

( c

24. She spent all ................. on a new modern car.

a. the money she had saved

b. the money she had borrowed

c. the money she borrowed

d. the money she had lent

( a

25. Mr Nam, ........... is a doctor, eats in this restaurant everyday.

a. when

b. where

c. why

d. who

( d

26. She ................ at the beautiful model standing by the counter.

a. glanced

b. stared at

c. watched carefully

d. paid attention to

( a

27. Mary, ......……. children are at school all day, is free and wants to get a job.

a. who

b. whose

c. whom

d. which

( b

28. We can’t help laughing. There are some excellent ………. in this magazine.

a. jokes

b. laughters

c. reviews

d. comments

( a

29. Our companies should ................ with foreign companies.

a. compare

b. cooperate

c. solve

d. borrow

( b

30. People said that 85% of all these accidents were caused by drivers’……..

a. care

b. careless

c. carelessness

d. careful

( c

31. Don't drink too much beer, ......…….. will make us fat.

a. which

b. when

c. who

d. whom

( a

32. He is very ..................., so he goes to see a doctor.

a. overweight

b. healthy

c. gaining weight

d. losing weight

( a

33. Banking is the ............... activity of banks.

a. business

b. barter

c. technology

d. society

( a

34. All of us have seen the arrival or departure of migrating ………of birds.

a. flocks

b. herds

c. fleets

d. schools

( a

35. The meat …….......... was in the kitchen cupboard was rotten.

a. which

b. who

c. when

d. whose

( a

36. When you want to go on a camping trip, you’d better bring………to sleep in.

a. tools

b. food

c. cooker

d. a tent

( d

37. She has bought some more food ................. her friends stay to dinner.

a. in case

b. if

c. provided

d. as long as

( a

38. Mr. Pike is selling his house. His house is ………..

a. sold

b. to let

c. for selling

d. for sale

( d

39. He confessed to .............. the bicycle.

a. steal

b. stealing

c. be stolen

d. to steal

( b

40. Before Daisy went to bed, she……….the lights.

a. closed

b. turned on

c. closed up

d. switched off

( d

41. Can people use the sea to produce electricity?

a. Can the sea be used to produce electricity?

b. Can people be used the sea to produce electricity?

c. Can the sea be used by people to produce electricity?

d. Can the sea to be used to produce electricity?

( a

42. She advised us to wait for him for a while. She advised us to wait ……….

a. patiently

b. for a short time

c. for a minute

d. for a long time

( b

43. The noise .....……… the naughty boy made, woke his father up.

a. whose

b. which

c. when

d. whom

( b

44. He nodded. This means he ………. .

a. agreed

b. said no

c. shouted

d. whispered

( a

45. You had better put breakable ornaments out of ...................... when your child is playing around.

a. reach

b. hand

c. hold

d. place

( a

46. A gust of wind swept the bed of the roof. The wind blew very ……..

a. hard

b. fast

c. quickly

d. soon

( a

47. After telling Lan that she would be dismissed, her colleague ..................... silent for a moment.

a. keep

b. remained

c. talked

d. whispered

( b

48. There was a good …..….. of the mountain from my grandmother's cottage.

a. sight

b. view

c. scene

d. scenery

( b

49. The friend to ..........……. he was talking on the phone is English.

a. who

b. whose

c. whom

d. which

( c

50. The policeman ………. the driver for driving too fast.

a. told

b. held

c. stopped

d. found

( c

Test 6

Pronunciation

1. a. neither b. eight c. sleigh d. weigh

--> a

2. a. laud b. draught c. naughty d. pause

--> b

3. a. platform b. platoon c. plasma d. plan

--> b

4. a. myth b. mystify c. butterfly d. tiny

--> c

5. a. duty b. dual c. dutiful d. dux

--> d

6. a. peace b. meat c. instead d. leader

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. Buenos Aires is one of the world capitals that are noted for its busy harbors.

a. is

b. world capitals

c. are

d. its

( d

8. It is surprising that there were not a serious objection to their changing the regulations for the chess tournament without consulting the officials.

a. It is

b. were

c. their changing

d. consulting

( b

9. If you had sat the plant in a cooler location, the leaves would not have burned.

a. sat

b. in a cooler

c. the leaves

d. have burned

( a

10. This class, that is a prerequisite for microbiology, is so difficult that I would rather drop it.

a. that

b. prerequisite for

c. so difficult

d. would rather drop

( a

11. That these students have improved their grades because of their participation in the test review class.

a. That

b. have improved

c. because of their

d. participation in

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. She is pleased with the .............. in her pupils' work.

a. improvement

b. experiment

c. environment

d. payment

( a

13. His flat was ……….. into while he was away and his computer, television and video were stolen.

a. taken

b. broken

c. thrown

d. gone

( b

14. He lent me many picture-books, most of ………. I had read.

a. whom

b. which

c. whose

d. who

( b

15. The best………about his new job is the extra money.

a. thing

b. object

c. idea

d. stuff

( a

16. This is the student ....…….. will help your son.

a. whom

b. who

c. which

d. whose

( b

17. When she was a child, she wished to be a teacher but she changed her…........ later on.

a. head

b. heart

c. mind

d. memory

( c

18. It was the room ...………... we booked.

a. that

b. when

c. where

d. what

( a

19. This girl’s …….. is so quiet that we can hardly hear what she says.

a. noise

b. voice

c. sound

d. echo

( b

20. The new hospital .....……… is more well-equipped than the old one will be built next month.

a. who

b. where

c. which

d. when

( c

21. When you are enjoying yourselves, time ……… by very quickly.

a. goes

b. does

c. moves

d. runs

( a

22. She is going to spend her holidays in Dalat, ..……. her sister lives.

a. which

b. where

c. when

d. who

( b

23. Betty decided to………..up with Jack when she met Richard.

a. make

b. reach

c. break

d. hang

( a

24. After winning the beauty contest, Miss White was awarded 100,000 dollars, half of …….. she gave the charity.

a. which

b. who

c. whom

d. what

( a

25. An eclipse of the sun………. when the moon comes directly……. the sun and the earth.

a. occurs/among

b. occurs/between

c. is occurring/among

d. is occurring/between

( b

26. She is well-qualified ............... typing.

a. from

b. with

c. on

d. in

( d

27. The trade talks which had begun between many countries were……….when the war began.

a. broken down

b. broken in

c. broken off

d. broken out

( c

28. This is the picture ………... was stolen a few years ago.

a. where

b. that

c. when

d. why

( b

29 . ………….. she left for America to further her studies.

a. Twenty years old,

b. She was twenty years old,

c. Having been twenty years old,

d. When she was twenty years old,

( d

30. We didn't know your address; otherwise we ................ to see you.

a. came

b. had come

c. would come

d. would have come

( d

31. Fuss! ..............................…………..

a. There is someone comes

b. There is someone come

c. There is someone has come

d. There is someone coming

( d

32. I’m reading the novel. I ………………… all morning and I have read 50 pages.

a. have read

b. have been reading

c. had read

d. had been reading

( b

33. The car ....…….. I hired three days ago was made in Japan.

a. which

b. who

c. when

d. where

( a

34. “Japanese is hard-working and industrious” “I……………”

a. think it’s, too

b. too think

c. think so, too

d. think it’s also

( c

35. He drew a lot of money ................. the bank yesterday.

a. from

b. in

c. with

d. for

( a

36. “They’re important women.” “Which one’s………..”

a. most important woman

b. the most important woman

c. the most important of all

d. more important than all

( c

37. The apples ......…… my mother bought yesterday are eaten by my brother.

a. that

b. where

c. when

d. who

( a

38. “Mr. Thompson has a lot of free time.” “Yes, but ……….. is how he spends it.”

a. the amaze thing

b. what amazes me

c. I find amazing

d. it is amazing

--> b

39. The day ....…… we went fishing was Saturday.

a. which

b. in which

c. on which

d. at which

( c

40. She kept telling me ......................... I finally told her to cut it out and mind her own business.

a. how doing the job

b. how the job is

c. how is the job

d. how to do the job

( d

41. The girl …….... is sitting in front of me, is the most beautiful in my class.

a. who

b. whom

c. which

d. whose

( a

42. Her………..daughter will go to school next fall.

a. five-year-old

b. fives year old

c. five years old

d. five years’ old

( a

43. The boy ....…….. father is my brother is coming to see me today.

a. whose

b. whom

c. who

d. which

( a

44. He keeps the dog ..………. so that it will bite nobody.

a. in chain

b. unchained

c. chained up

d. to be chained

( c

45. The sweater ……....... she gave me was knitted herself.

a. that

b. when

c. who

d. whose

( a

46. “Is Miss Marie still having trouble with Russian?” “Yes, she can’t get accustomed………….fast-speaking Russians”

a. toward

b. with

c. for

d. to

( d

47. These newspapers, ........……. you can buy in any bookstall, will give you some information about Osama Bin LaDen.

a. who

b. which

c. where

d. whose

( b

48. …………at once or you will never see him again.

a. Better come

b. You had better come

c. Had you better come

d. Should you come

( b

49. The stadium was full of spectators ..……... were fans of Liverpool and Manchester.

a. who

b. which

c. whom

d. whose

( a

50. …………is missing from the shelf in this library. Who has taken it?

a. One of book

b. One of a book

c. One of books

d. One of the books

( d

Test 7

Pronunciation

1. a. heir b. prayer c. fare d. player

--> d

2. a. window b. flow c. how d. show

--> c

3. a. full b. dull c. pull d. bull

--> b

4. a. country b. ceiling c. recover d. economy

--> b

5. a. discipline b. vision c. scene d. muscle

--> b

6. a. myth b. with c. both d. cloth

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. To prevent cavities, dental floss should be used daily after brushing one's teeth.

a. dental floss should be used

b. daily

c. brushing

d. one's

( a

8. Having hit more home runs than any other player in the history of baseball, Hank Aaron's record is famous.

a. hit

b. than

c. any other player

d. Hank Aaron's record

( d

9. That Mr Jones is not prepared to teach this course is not doubted; however, at this late date it is not likely that we will be able finding a replacement.

a. That

b. doubted

c. it is not likely that

d. be able finding

( d

10. This class has canceled because too few students had registered before registration closed.

a. has canceled

b. because

c. too few

d. had registered

( a

11. The doctor suggested that he lay in bed for several days as a precaution against further damage to the tendons.

a. lay

b. in bed

c. several

d. further damage

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The gate was shut ........... the cows won't get out of the cage.

a. so as to

b. in order to

c. so as not

d. so that

( d

13. ………… such a fantastic film.

a. Rarely have we seen

b. Rarely we have seen

c. We rarely do see

d. We do rarely see

( a

14. The men ……..... tried to rob the bank, have been arrested.

a. who

b. which

c. when

d. whom

( a

15. ………… that you first heard the rumor?

a. When was it

b. Since when was it

c. For how long was it

d. Since how long was it

( a

16. She didn't take the job ............. the salary was good.

a. because

b. if

c. though

d. as

( c

17. Could you inform him ………….

a. when she leaves?

b. when does she leave?

c. when did she leave?

d. when she does leave?

( a

18. Although her present job isn't wonderful, she prefers it ……….... her first job.

a. than

b. in

c. to

d. on

( c

19. Her teacher has warned Mary too many times not to talk in class; ………………………….........................

a. Mary pays still no heed

b. Mary still pays no heed in him

a. Mary pays him no heed still

d. still Mary pays no heed to him

( d

20. The world's coal ................... should last longer but, once used, these cannot be renewed.

a. reserves

b. stores

c. mines

d. contents

( a

21. …………. supper will be served.

a. In three quarter of an hour time

b. In three quarters of an hour time

c. In three quarters of an hour’s time

d. In three quarter’s of an hour’s time

( c

22. The police caught him when he was driving ………...... 100 k.p.h.

a. in

b. on

c. with

d. at

( d

23. China is the place ………..

a. I would most like to see.

b. I would like to see it most.

c. I would like most to see it.

d. what I would like most to see.

( a

24. Two men were taken ......…….. hospital last night. I believe one of them is still ……….. hospital.

a. in / on

b. to / in

c. to / on

d. in / in

( b

25. “Has Mark arrived yet?” “No. He…………half an hour ago.”

a. must have come

b. should have come

c. had better come

d. was suppose to come

( b

26. My father retired ………..... 60 and went to live ………….. the country.

a. at / in

b. about / in

c. at / on

d. in / in

( a

27. “Did you enjoy the party?” “Yes, I………..well by the hosts.”

a. treated

b. was treated

c. was treating

d. treating

( b

28. “Are you learning English?” “Yes, but I wish I ................. to learn it.”

a. didn't have

b. will not have

c. don't have

d. may not have

( a

29. “I think I understand her point.“ “Then ………….......................”

a. explain it to me

b. explain me it

c. explain it for me

d. explain for me it

( a

30. Her husband refused to allow her to go back ....………. work.

a. with

b. to

c. for

d. in

( b

31. It is difficult to tell the true age of a tortoise, as its size often bears no relation………its age.

a. to

b. on

c. with

d. about

( a

32. If you write ...……… him, his family will forward your letter ....…….. his new address.

a. to / for

b. at / to

c. to / to

d. for / to

( c

33. “Do you like chocolate?” “Not really, I’m not………..it”

a. use to eat

b. use to eating

c. used to eat

d. used to eating

( d

34. I don't want to speak ......... him.

a. to

b. with

c. for

d. of

( a

35. “Did she need a watch?” “Yes, she ………one or she couldn’t get to work on time.”

a. had had

b. had to have

c. has had

d. had to had

( b

36. I managed ................ the book I was looking for.

a. finding

b. found

c. find

d. to find

( d

37. “Is she a good student?” “Yes, she speaks French……..of all.”

a. the fluently

b. the most fluently

c. more fluently

d. as fluent

( b

38. She is interested .....….... chess but she is not very good ……..... it.

a. about / at

b. on / at

c. in / at

d. in / in

( c

39. He comes to see his grandmother from time ………. time.

a. to

b. in

c. on

d. for

( a

40. “Why is your son going to the doctor.” “He’s going to have his eyes……….”

a. to test

b. testing

c. tested

d. tests

( c

41. I'm going to swim ……...... Sunday ...……..... Tom.

a. in / with

b. on / with

c. at / with

d. on / and

( b

42. He must remember…………up early tomorrow.

a. will get

b. get

c. getting

d. to get

( d

43. She had to ask her son .....................

a. to stop playing

b. stop playing

c. stop to play

d. stopping to play

( a

44. What a pity I didn’t know about the show! I would like………

a. to go

b. going

c. having gone

d. to have gone

( d

45. She loves touring the country .............. train.

a. in

b. on

c. with

d. by

( d

46. “Do you like to paint?” “Yes, I might even take up professional painting ………..”

a. in those days

b. day by day

c. one of these days

d. these days

( c

47. “How do you go to work?” “It depends ....……… the weather.”

a. in

b. about

c. on

d. at

( c

48. The operation lasted for over five hours. That’s how long it……..

a. went

b. went on

c. went over

d. went off

( b

49. Mary wants to post a parcel .....……. her friend ……..Italy.

a. from / in

b. to / on

c. for / in

d. to / in

( d

50. She is used to traveling by car. She is……….to it.

a. accustomed

b. habitual

c. customary

d. inhabited

( a

Test 8

Pronunciation

1. a. pretty b. get c. net d. wet

--> a

2. a. hasty b. nasty c. tasty d. wavy

--> b

3. a. ache b. orchestra c. charity d. chorus

--> c

4. a. gild b. list c. imitate d. mile

--> d

5. a. male b. majority c. majestic d. instant

--> a

6. a. cycle b. envy c. type d. typewriter

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. Before testifying, their answers were sworn in by the court.

a. their answers

b. were

c. by

d. court

( c

8. Every day the watchman would lock the doors, turning on the spot lights, and walk around the building.

a. the

b. turning

c. spot lights

d. walk

( b

9. Ice skating and to go skiing are popular winter sports in the Northern United States.

a. Ice skating

b. are

c. winter sports

d. in

( a

10. Men who liked thousands of years ago, long before alphabets were devised, they used pictures to record events and to communicate ideas.

a. who

b. ago

c. they

d. to communicate

( c

11. The committee decided to cancel its law suit, to approve the contract, and that it would adjourn the meeting .

a. to cancel

b. its

c. law suit

d. that it would adjourn

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. According ……....... Mary, you were in Hanoi last week.

a. to

b. for

c. in

d. with

( a

13. His brother had a bad temper. He was in a bad………….

a. spirit

b. mood

c. feeling

d. disposition

( b

14. He felt ashamed …………... having done so little work.

a. of

b. about

c. with

d. in

( a

15. Children often get presents ………..... Christmas.

a. on

b. at

c. in

d. into

( b

16. Her niece was found in a(n) ………..house in remote village.

a. deserted

b. un-possessed

c. deserting

d. wild

( a

17. He arrived ………....... Vietnam at 6 p.m ……....... a wet October day.

a. at / on

b. at / in

c. in / on

d. in / at

( c

18. She was taking her evening ………

a. walk

b. walking

c. going out

d. traveling

( a

19. We often get a bus ……….... this stop.

a. on

b. in

c. from

d. at

( d

20. How ……………….. since we ……………. school?

a. are you / left

b. have you been / have left

c. were you / left

d. have you been / left

( d

21. The .................. of Vietnam is about eighty million.

a. people

b. citizenship

c. nation

d. population

( d

22. May I have Monday ………....? I want to go ………. my sister's wedding.

a. on / to

b. off / to

c. in / to

d. off / in

( b

23. Jill’s best friend, Kitty, died of a brain ………

a. tumour

b. swelling

c. hump

d. hole

( a

24. Person who rides motorbike is called ...........................

a. motor-cyclist

b. motorist

c. cyclist

d. rider

( a

25. The victim was………….to hospital in a ambulance.

a. moved

b. rushed

c. transported

d. hurried

( b

26. They went to work late because ………… the traffic jams.

a. for

b. on

c. at

d. of

( d

27. To ……… infection, water should be boiled or purified with tablets.

a. avoid

b. cure

c. treat

d. stop

( a

28. My mother's picture is over there, …………. the wall.

a. at

b. in

c. on

d. under

( c

29. It’s my parent’s wedding………….. next Sunday.

a. memory

b. souvenir

c. anniversary

d. meeting

( c

30. The police accused him ..………… selling secret information ………….enemy.

a. of / for

b. about / for

c. of / to

d. about / to

( a

31. They’ve got a long journey, and the petrol ……… is empty.

a. tank

b. holder

c. container

d. filler

( a

32. He was ……........ prison ................ 1994 to 1998.

a. in / in

b. on / in

c. in / from

d. in / on

( c

33. Dick was in prison for four months. He has just been……….

a. relieved

b. released

c. set out

d. put out

( b

34. ...……….. the age ..........…. 18 David was sent to prison for theft.

a. At / of

b. In / of

c. From / of

d. At / in

( a

35. Several shots were…………in the night.

a. opened

b. fired

c. started

d. exploded

( b

36. "Hamlet" is written .....……… Shakespeare, and you'll find more .....………. his play .............. that shelf.

a. with / of / on

b. by / of / on

c. by / about / on

d. by / of / in

( b

37. Many fans asked Hong Nhung singer for her…………

a. autograph

b. automat

c. autonomy

d. signal

( a

38. I want two seats ....………. Oliver Twist ....……. Sunday night.

a. of / on

b. for / in

c. for / on

d. of / in

( c

39. The major was found dead from sleeping pill..........

a. overdose

b. extra-dose

c. surplus

d. drinking

( a

40. The teacher made her student ………..... up.

a. stand

b. to stand

c. standing

d. stood

( a

41. Instead of burning fossil fuels everyone should concentrate ......... more economic use of electricity.

a. on

b. in

c. of

d. about

( a

42. Did he remember ....……… the raincoat with him?

a. take

b. to take

c. taking

d. took

( c

43. She angrily told her debtor to……….

a. disappear

b. clear off

c. clear away

d. remove

( b

44. The man ....……….. in the accident last night was taken to hospital.

a. injure

b. to injure

c. injured

d. injuring

( c

45. On Tet holiday, he often goes back his family for .........................

a. union

b. conference

c. resolution

d. reunion

( d

46. She refused ...…………. for such a bill.

a. pay

b. to pay

c. paid

d. paying

( b

47. It was an early morning in winter and there were no people or houses .......…….

a. in sight

b. in view

c. on sight

d. on view

( a

48. The ………..... pictures haven't been found yet.

a. steal

b. to steal

c. stolen

d. stealing

( c

49. He had never been………..as insane, and legally, he could leave at any time.

a. ratified

b. demonstrated

c. certified

d. divided

( b

50. After ....…….. a week on the farm, they went on their trip.

a. spend

b. to spend

c. spent

d. spending

( d

Test 9

Pronunciation

1. a. thousand b. mouth c. mouse d. moustache

--> d

2. a. striker b. strip c. machine d. swing

--> a

3. a. hear b. dear c. pear d. clear

--> c

4. a. punctual b. rubbish c. frustrate d. furious

--> d

5. a. theatre b. therefore c. throughout d. thunder

--> b

6. a. influenced b. accompanied c. terrified d. averaged

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. Air travel is fast, safe, and it is convenient.

a. Air travel

b. is

c. fast

d. it is

( d

8. Please send me the smallest, most recently published, and less expensive dictionary that you have available.

a. me

b. the

c. recently

d. less

( d

9. Some international students use a cassette recorder to make tapes of their classes so that they can repeat the lectures again.

a. use

b. to make

c. so that

d. again

( d

10. Blood plasma it is the transportation system for all of the widely separated organs in the human body.

a. it

b. all

c. widely

d. human body

( a

11. Charles Schulz he made the first drawing of the famous cartoon strip Peanuts thirty years ago.

a. he

b. made

c. the first drawing

d. ago

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. She herself had always been interested in the special problems of ………. patients.

a. long-stayed

b. long-stay

c. stay-long

d. staying-long

( b

13. He tried ............ answering my question.

a. avoid

b. avoiding

c. to avoid

d. avoided

( c

14. She is ........................ a kind girl that all of us want to make friend with her.

a. so

b. such

c. very

d. too

( b

15. I daren't .................. him what happened.

a. telling

b. to tell

c. told

d. tell

( d

16. By the…………of the century gold had been found in South Africa.

a. turn

b. switch

c. change

d. bend

( a

17. Do you know the man ...………….. over there?

a. stand

b. to stand

c. stood

d. standing

( d

18. Do you think physical………….is important?

a. consolidation

b. fitness

c. building

d. role

( b

19. ………….. about the traffic jam, they had to return back home.

a. Warn

b. To warn

c. Warned

d. Warning

( c

20. If it wasn’t him who took my ruler, it must have been……….

a. somebody

b. somebody else

c. another one

d. anybody

( b

21. It is starting ...........

a. rain

b. to rain

c. raining

d. rained

( b

22. “Betty is an excellent professor.” “Yes, she is better than ………. teacher they have.”

a. some other

b. any other

c. some

d. any

( b

23. Could you ...……… me the time?

a. tell

b. to tell

c. telling

d. told

( a

24. “Which floor is your class?” “Try to find.............”

a. floor one

b. first floor

c. one floor

d. floor first

( a

25. Having ....……….. twice, she doesn't want to meet anyone.

a. fail

b. to fail

c. failing

d. failed

( d

26. Did the woman................ by the committee accept the job?

a. appointing

b. appointed

c. was appointed

d. to appoint

( b

27. She enjoys ......……..

a. dance

b. to dance

c. dancing

d. danced

( c

28. Don’t leave your books.................. on the table.

a. lie

b. lay

c. lying

d. laying

( c

29. Would you like ………..... lunch with us?

a. have

b. to have

c. having

d. had

( b

30. It should be difficult for my aunt to find more time to spend with her children ……….. she has to work in the evenings and on weekends any more.

a. even though

b. now that

c. due to

d. but

( b

31. I'm too tired ………. to her complaints.

a. listen

b. to listen

c. listening

d. listened

( b

32. You must lend him the money for the trip ............., he won’t be able to go.

a. Consequently

b. Nevertheless

c. Otherwise

d. Although

( c

33. They don't allow us ………... here.

a. walk

b. to walk

c. walking

d. walked

( b

34. It looks like she’s going to succeed..............her present difficulties.

a. despite

b. because of

c. even though

d. yet

( a

35. The sweater ....………. in that shop is expensive.

a. buy

b. to buy

c. buying

d. bought

( d

36. ........... you’re going to the fruit market, do you mind picking up some oranges and grapes for me?

a. Even if

b. Although

c. So

d. As long as

( d

37. I used ……......... at this school from 1994 to 1998.

a. learn

b. to learn

c. learning

d. learned

( b

38. ..............the salary meets his expectation, he will accept the job offer.

a. Due to

b. Even if

c. Provided that

d. Unless

( c

39. I dislike .......….. eggs and butter.

a. eat

b. to eat

c. eating

d. ate

( c

40. Marge cannot express himself clearly and correctly in interviewing. He will never advance in his job ............ he improves speaking English.

a. otherwise

b. if

c. only if

d. unless

( d

41. ………..... by a dog, she screamed loudly.

a. Bite

b. To bite

c. Biting

d. Bitten

( d

42. He studied English for three years in high school. ............., he had trouble talking with people when he was traveling in London.

a. Therefore

b. On the other hand

c. Moreover

d. Nevertheless

( d

43. He will buy a car when .............. a lot of money.

a. have

b. to have

c. having

d. had

( c

44. Some fish can survive only in salt water,...........other species can live only in fresh water.

a. whereas

b. unless

c. even though

d. due to

( a

45. She insisted on ......……… early.

a. leaving

b. to leave

c. leave

d. left

( a

46. The flowers will soon start to bloom.........winter is gone and the weather is beginning to get warmer.

a. even if

b. now that

c. so

d. even though

( b

47. When ............. good marks, Quynh feels happy.

a. giving

b. given

c. to give

d. give

( b

48. Mark is motivated to study...............he knows that a good education can improve his life.

a. therefore

b. because of

c. because

d. so

( c

49. My sister is interested in ………….. poems.

a. compose

b. to compose

c. composing

d. composed

( c

50. ................Joe arrives, I will have finished this group project.

a. By the time

b. Until

c. Now that

d. Since

( a

Test 10

Pronunciation

1. a. value b. fluent c. fuel d. due

--> b

2. a. neither b. either c. height d. leisure

--> d

3. a. measure b. pleasure c. feather d. mean

--> d

4. a. issue b. influence c. pursue d. statue

--> b

5. a. bear b. hear c. fear d. dear

--> a

6. a. push b. bush c. fussy d. bullet

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. In order that go abroad, one must present a medical report.

a. that

b. one

c. must present

d. medical

( a

8. My friend she had the admissions officer send me an I-20 so that I could come to the University.

a. she

b. send

c. so that

d. come

( a

9. After she bought herself a new car, she sold her bicycle.

a. bought

b. herself

c. she sold

d. her

( a

10. The Southern part of the United States has ideal conditions for raising cotton because the climate is sufficiently warm enough to allow a six-month growing period.

a. for raising

b. enough

c. to allow

d. a six-month growing period

( b

11. There were a time that I used to swim five laps every day but now I do not have enough time.

a. were

b. used to swim

c. every day

d. have enough time

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Can you help me ............ this table?

a. to move

b. move

c. moving

d. both a and b are correct

( d

13. ...............unprepared for the exam, he felt sure he wouldn’t get a high score.

a. Being

b. Having

c. Because

d. Upon

( a

14. They decided to postpone …………. to the beach.

a. go

b. to go

c. going

d. went

( c

15. ............her niece reaches the age of eighteen, she will have the right of vote.

a. Having

b. Since

c. Once

d. Because

( c

16. If you want me ................ with you, please phone me.

a. come

b. to come

c. coming

d. came

( b

17. He was found ............ on the library floor of his country house.

a. died

b. dead

c. death

d. deadly

( b

18. A ………… boy needs to take a rest.

a. tire

b. to tire

c. tiring

d. tired

( d

19. He makes up his mind to visit................to ask about his future.

a. a doctor

b. a fortune-teller

c. an astronaut

d. a mechanic

( b

20. They are expected ……….. in a few days.

a. arrive

b. to arrive

c. arriving

d. arrived

( b

21. Jim was ............ to pass the examination.

a. comfortable

b. interested

c. fortunate

d. disappointed

( c

22. The little boy gave up ....………. coins.

a. collect

b. to collect

c. collecting

d. collected

( c

23. You feel .......... .... when you do something wrong.

a. flexible

b. embarrassed

c. safe

d. sensible

( b

24. They have just gone, there's nothing ...…………

a. to leave

b. leave

c. leaving

d. left

( d

25. The policeman............. the thief’s arm as he tried to run away.

a. urged

b. pushed

c. grabbed

d. fixed

( c

26. Can you remind me ............ Peter tomorrow.

a. phone

b. to phone

c. phoning

d. phoned

( b

27. All of us can’t .............to see little children being badly treated.

a. support

b. stand

c. undergo

d. bear

( d

28. Will you help me ....……… the floor?

a. clean

b. not clean

c. cleaning

d. cleaned

( a

29. Mr. Hamilton recently found a sister who was thought ...........thirty years before.

a. to have been killed

b. to have killing

c. to have killed

d. to have been killing

( a

30. Being ....……… by the guard, he ran away.

a. see

b. to see

c. seeing

d. seen

( d

31. Bill won’t pass his examination.................

a. unless he is diligent

b. unless he was diligent

c. if he not diligent enough

d. unless he wasn’t diligent

( a

32. You had better not ....……….. for permission, your father will never let you go out after 9 p.m.

a. ask

b. to ask

c. asking

d. asked

( a

33. The Daily Times has the largest circulation of................newspapers in Florida.

a. all

b. any

c. all the

d. any of the

( c

34. He would prefer .......... by car.

a. go

b. to go

c. went

d. going

( b

35. He should have tried his best to bring up his children, but he never...............

a. had

b. tried

c. did

d. ought

( c

36. …………. up by his noise, she was very angry.

a. Wake

b. To wake

c. Waking

d. Woken

( d

37. She has no close friends ………… him.

a. other than

b. other

c. the other

d. other day

( a

38. They seem ……….... late.

a. be

b. to be

c. being

d. been

( b

39. There’s smoke and I smell something burning. There................be a fire nearby.

a. have

b. must

c. ought to

d. might

( b

40. She disliked …………..... asked personal questions.

a. be

b. to be

c. being

d. been

( c

41. It was.............we met Mr. Brown in Tokyo.

a. before many years ago

b. since many years ago when

c. many years ago that

d. for many years since

( c

42. She would like ........... rich.

a. be

b. to be

c. being

d. been

( b

43. That’s excellent. At any rate, it’s worth...........

a. looking into

b. to be looked into

c. a looking into

d. to look into

( a

44. He tried to avoid ………….... her angry.

a. make

b. to make

c. making

d. made

( c

45. Michel Jackson is a famous .................... in the world.

a. actor

b. singer

c. dancer

d. writer

( b

46. Jean is thinking of ....………. his present job and applying for another one.

a. leave

b. to leave

c. leaving

d. left

( c

47. If a person wants to get a tube of toothpaste, he will probably go to ...........

a. the greengrocer's

b. the barber’s

c. the dentist’s

d. the chemist’s

( d

48. She is so busy that she lets the phone ..…………. many times.

a. ring

b. to ring

c. ringing

d. rang

( a

49. Correspondents say Seoul is …………. of the more confrontational approach of the US.

a. wary

b. worried

c. ready

d. afraid

( a

50. He doesn't fancy ............ shopping.

a. go

b. went

c. going

d. to go

( c

Test 11

Pronunciation

1. a. moon b. noon c. foot d. spoon

--> c

2. a. another b. mother c. polish d. stomach

--> c

3. a. new b. sew c. few d. dew

--> b

4. a. cut b. hut c. shut d. butcher

--> d

5. a. laughed b. imagined c. rained d. followed

--> a

6. a. plumber b. doubt c. debt d. hobby

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. It was Isadora Duncan who was responsible for many of the new innovations that have made modern dance different from classical ballet.

a. It

b. who

c. new innovations

d. different from

( c

8. This entry is perfecter than that of the other contestant.

a. perfecter

b. than

c. that of

d. the other

( a

9. According to recent geological researcher, the climate of the states along the Canadian border is changing with rapid.

a. According to

b. the climate

c. is

d. with rapid

( d

10. The flag over the White House is risen at dawn everyday by a color guard from the United States armed forces.

a. over the White House

b. is risen

c. at dawn

d. by

( b

11. The economy class on most airlines is similar as the first class, but there is usually less space assigned to each passenger.

a. most

b. is

c. as

d. is

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Valuable and well-known paintings are expected to be found in ............

a. television studios

b. universities

c. art galleries

d. public squares

( c

13. He offered ...………. me his car.

a. lend

b. to lend

c. lending

d. lent

( b

14. There’s been a great deal of ................lately against nuclear power.

a. anger

b. fighting

c. protest

d. contradiction

( c

15. I hated ………... to school when I was young.

a. go

b. gone

c. going

d. went

( c

16. We searched the record thoroughly. We searched it...........

a. completely

b. across

c. inside

d. finally

( a

17. She considered .............. for the job but in the end she decided against it.

a. applying

b. apply

c. to apply

d. applied

( a

18. There were many loud explosions. There were many loud ............

a. knocks

b. hits

c. bangs

d. thumps

( c

19. She urged us ...……….. faster.

a. write

b. to write

c. writing

d. wrote

( b

20. The first quarter of last year, 95 per cent of the first class mail was also ............. on time.

a. delivered

b. given out

c. distributed

d. handed

( a

21. ………….... by the police, the motorist drove quickly and had an accident.

a. Chase

b. To chase

c. Chasing

d. Chasen

( d

22. Although Carol’s only six she’s very...............for her age.

a. sensible

b. sufficient

c. wide

d. safe

( a

23. Mary wishes ……….. her grandmother.

a. see

b. to see

c. seeing

d. saw

( b

24. Sam Walson is always sympathetic ...............other people’s suffering.

a. for

b. at

c. towards

d. in

( c

25. Would you mind ........……..... me your dictionary?

a. lend

b. to lend

c. lending

d. lent

( c

26. The air of the mountains is cooler than ..................

a. one of the plains

b. of the plains

c. that of the plains

d. the plains

( c

27. We watched the pierrots ……....... on the pier.

a. performed

b. to perform

c. perform

d. be perform

( c

28. Are your plans for this project still...............?

a. like

b. the alike

c. same

d. the same

( d

29. When ........... in the countryside, I often saw smoke rising from the chimney.

a. live

b. to live

c. living

d. lived

( c

30. American children learn Lincoln’s Gettysburg speech............. .

a. in heart

b. by heart

c. with heart

d. to heart

( b

31. Having ..………. that letter, she became cheerful.

a. get

b. to get

c. getting

d. got

( d

32. It’s not very ................to do in that small town.

a. enjoy

b. enjoyable

c. enjoyed

d. enjoying

( b

33. This book tells us how ..………. rice.

a. cook

b. to cook

c. cooking

d. cooked

( b

34. The more I tried my best to help her, .................. she became.

a. less lazy

b. the lazier

c. the more lazy

d. lazier

( b

35. It's not a good idea ........... during the rush hour.

a. to travel

b. travelling

c. travel

d. travelled

( a

36. Paul tried to solve the problem.................the noise and interruptions outside.

a. because of

b. in spite of

c. in case of

d. according to

( b

37. The children prefer ………. games to reading books.

a. play

b. to play

c. playing

d. played

( c

38. Her way of doing the jobs is, she thinks, preferable............his.

a. with

b. for

c. as

d. to

( d

39. He had no difficulty in ………....... for a job.

a. apply

b. to apply

c. applying

d. applied

( c

40. Having a driving license, you are allowed to.............

a. drive a car

b. buy a car

c. sell a car

d. keep a car

( a

41. After ……...... this letter, you will no longer be angry with him.

a. had read

b. have read

c. reading

d. reads

( c

42. The drunk was unaware of what he had said. He wasn’t ................it.

a. conscious of

b. sensitive to

c. knowledgeable about

d. sensible about

( a

43. Imagine ……..... with someone who doesn't say anything.

a. work

b. to work

c. working

d. worked

( c

44. ................. in big cities is controlled by red and green lights.

a. Traffic

b. Delivery

c. Transportation

d. Communication

( a

45. ………..... not to say out anything, she didn't want to meet the police.

a. Tell

b. To tell

c. Telling

d. Told

( d

46. I am a.................of Elton John and Madonna. I love their songs.

a. fan

b. student

c. listener

d. hearer

( a

47. I suggested .....……….. by car but my father refused.

a. travel

b. to travel

c. travelling

d. travelled

( c

48. When you ...............a picnic, don’t forget to take some food and drink with you.

a. go for

b. travel

c. make

d. run

( a

49. I tried ...……..... to him but he still misunderstood.

a. explain

b. to explain

c. explaining

d. explained

( b

50. Mrs. Katy is.............to need a doctor.

a. so ill

b. as ill as

c. ill enough

d. that ill

( c

Test 12

Pronunciation

1. a. chorus b. champion c. child d. cheap

--> a

2. a. menu b. tutor c. rumour d. fuse

--> c

3. a. although b. through c. thank d. thigh

--> a

4. a. though b. through c. weigh d. laugh

--> d

5. a. bread b. breast c. breath d. breathe

--> d

6. a. encourage b. coverage c. courageous d. double

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. The careful with which she prepared the thesis was evident to the committee.

a. careful

b. which

c. the

d. to the committee

( a

8. Because he lived in his country, he was a university professor, but now he is working toward a higher degree at an American university.

a. Because

b. was

c. university professor

d. is working

( a

9. In some states, the law allows drivers turn right at a red light, but in other states, the law does not let them do it .

a. turn

b. other

c. let

d. them

( a

10. Bored of his job, he made an appointment to see an advisor at the counseling center.

a. Bored of

b. he

c. to see

d. at

( a

11. The effective of the project on the population will be difficult to measure unless we employ a statistician to tabulate the variables

a. effective

b. to measure

c. employ

d. to tabulate

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. "This machine doesn't seem to be working." "Try ............ the green button."

a. press

b. to press

c. pressing

d. pressed

( c

13. Almost every society now has a money economy based.............coins and paper notes of one kind or another.

a. with

b. in

c. through

d. on

( d

14. She now regrets having .......... what she said.

a. say

b. to say

c. saying

d. said

( d

15. Daisy’s interested ............ collecting stamps.

a. for

b. with

c. in

d. on

( c

16. I caught the thief ……….. into the store.

a. break

b. to break

c. breaking

d. broke

( c

17. ............... to go for a trip with my family next weekend?

a. Should you like

b. Would you like

c. Will you like

d. Have you like

( b

18. At the crowded places, we often see the sign: "...................... for pick pockets!"

a. Watch up

b. Watch on

c. Watch out

d. Watch at

( c

19. “Did Joe finally go home?” “No. He ........ going to leave last week, but he lost all his money.”

a. must be

b. was

c. hasn’t been

d. isn’t

( b

20. Hurry up! I don't want to risk ............... the train.

a. to miss

b. missing

c. missed

d. miss

( b

21. Ricardo didn’t remember what I..............him the day before.

a. would tell

b. had told

c. had been told

d. have told

( b

22. We get tired of ..………….. for the bus every morning.

a. wait

b. to wait

c. waiting

d. waited

( c

23. It you hadn’t reminded me, I ................. your father’s death's anniversary.

a. have forgotten

b. did forget

c. would have forgotten

d. will forget

( c

24. It is too cold for us ………... swimming.

a. go

b. to go

c. going

d. gone

( b

25. No one saw him come in. He came in without..................

a. anybody saw him

b. anybody sees him

c. being seen

d. been seen

( c

26. ………..... by her mother, Mary went to the circus with Nancy's family.

a. Allow

b. To allow

c. Allowing

d. Allowed

( d

27. How long ago..............the Civil War?

a. was

b. happened

c. occurred

d. took place

( a

28. Please remember ...………… the letter.

a. post

b. to post

c. posting

d. posted

( b

29. She was sitting on the park bench when she...............a strange noise.

a. heard

b. hears

c. was hearing

d. had heard

( a

30. I enjoyed ………….... to folk music.

a. listen

b. to listen

c. listening

d. listened

( c

31. The visiting team .............. the game if they’d had a few more minutes.

a. might have won

b. won

c. had won

d. will win

( a

32. I'm sorry for not ………… your invitation.

a. accept

b. to accept

c. accepting

d. accepted

( c

33. The lecturer yesterday didn’t know what he was talking about, but if Dr. Nelson ................, I would have listened carefully.

a. had been lecturing

b. was lecturing

c. would lecture

d. lectured

( a

34. Thank you for inviting me ............ dinner.

a. to have

b. have

c. having

d. had

( a

35. I want to learn more about Physics which ................interested in it.

a. were I

b. should I

c. I was

d. if I am

( c

36. I used …….. leisurely bicycle trips to the countryside.

a. ride

b. to ride

c. riding

d. ridden

( b

37. I’m sorry I didn’t know you were asleep. Otherwise, I...............so much noise when I came in.

a. didn’t make

b. wouldn’t have made

c. won’t make

d. don’t make

( b

38. He couldn't move the table. He had to get someone .......... him.

a. helping

b. help

c. to help

d. helped

( c

39. When David stopped talking, Laura finished his sentence for him as if she ..............his mind.

a. would read

b. had read

c. reads

d. can read

( b

40. The man kept ……….... and asking for an explanation and the girl continued keeping silent.

a. to stand

b. stand

c. standing

d. stood

( c

41. The tourists got lost. They wish they ............... a map with them.

a. were bringing

b. brought

c. had brought

d. would bring

( c

42. The teacher made his pupil ……….... the structure 2 times.

a. repeat

b. to repeat

c. repeating

d. repeated

( a

43. ..............you, I’d think over about that decision. It could be a bad plan.

a. If I had been

b. If I were

c. Should I be

d. If I am

( b

44. She apologized for not …………... to him earlier.

a. write

b. to write

c. writing

d. wrote

( c

45. If he had passed the last examination, he .................happy now.

a. am

b. would be

c. was

d. can be

( b

46. She told me ……….... my essay again.

a. check

b. to check

c. checking

d. checked

( b

47. When he was little, his mother used to give him some advice. She said ............. talk to strangers.

a. he shouldn’t

b. that shouldn’t

c. doesn’t

d. that he doesn’t

( a

48. The chair .......... by a boy is now mended.

a. break

b. breaks

c. broken

d. breaking

( c

49. A fortune-teller predicted............. inherit a legacy at the beginning of next year.

a. that I would

b. that I

c. what I will

d. what I

( a

50. Sally was made ......... her suitcase.

a. open

b. to open

c. opening

d. opened

( b

Test 13

Pronunciation

1. a. chancellor b. character c. challenger d. chapter

--> b

2. a. bought b. sought c. drought d. fought

--> c

3. a. read b. teach c. great d. meat

( c

4. a. wait b. said c. rain d. laid

( b

5. a. corn b. cut c. coat d. ceiling

--> d

6. a. break b. treat c. speak d. please

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. If the water level had raised any higher, the dam would probably have broken.

a. water level

b. raised

c. higher

d. probably

( b

8. One should try to reconcile his views with those of his company when they are on conflict.

a. to reconcile

b. those

c. of his company

d. on conflict

( d

9. When a person is arrested, the crops must let him make one telephone call.

a. the crops

b. let

c. him

d. telephone call

( a

10. With regard of your letter dated May 1, I am canceling my subscription to Time magazine because I am leaving the United States to return to my country.

a. of

b. because

c. to return

d. to

( a

11. When the owner of the disco suspicious that their identification was not valid, he refused to serve them.

a. suspicious

b. was

c. to serve

d. them

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. “What do you recommend.................about this tax problem?” “I strongly suggest that we consult an expert as soon as possible.”

a. do we do

b. we will do

c. we do

d. should we do

( c

13. He annoyed me very much by ………... me.

a. tease

b. to tease

c. teasing

d. teased

( c

14. “Who is eligible for the scholarship 7” “Anyone...............scholastic record is above average can apply for the scholarship.”

a. who has a

b. has a

c. who’s a

d. whose

( d

15. I'll never regret ………. a kind action.

a. do

b. to do

c. doing

d. done

( c

16. The severe drought..............took place last summer damaged the corn crop.

a. that it

b. which it

c. it

d. that

( d

17. Why don't you advise him ………. to the police?

a. go

b. to go

c. going

d. gone

( b

18. My brother’s marriage has been arranged by my family. He is marrying a woman ............ .

a. that he hardly knows her

b. whom he hardly knows her

c. he hardly knows

d. he hardly knows her

( c

19. Where would you recommend me ........... for my holidays?

a. go

b. going

c. to go

d. gone

( c

20. Mike didn't accept the job,...............surprised everyone.

a. which

b. whose

c. who

d. that it

( a

21. At last I succeeded in ....……. him to go camping with me.

a. persuade

b. to persuade

c. persuading

d. persuaded

( c

22. The cookery book.................was a little expensive.

a. that I bought it

b. I bought that

c. what I bought

d. I bought

( d

23. ……....... up by her aunt, she became a good person.

a. Bring

b. To bring

c. Brought

d. Bringing

( c

24. A sleeping place on a boat or train is called.................

a. a cabin

b. a berth

c. a sofa

d. a sleeper

( b

25. It is impossible ………….. him this story.

a. tell

b. to tell

c. telling

d. told

( b

26. Stop making that terrible sound. It’s really getting on my............

a. ears

b. head

c. spinal cord

d. nerves

( d

27. It is very unpleasant ..……….. him everyday.

a. meet

b. to meet

c. meeting

d. met

( b

28. John's wife is dead. He’s a............

a. widow

b. widower

c. celibate

d. funeral

( b

29. Why does he ask me for money? I remember …….... him.

a. pay

b. to pay

c. paying

d. paid

( c

30. We’re laughing because we’ve just been.............a hilarious joke.

a. told

b. explained

c. said

d. informed

( a

31. After ...……….. the matter for an hour, the committee decided to change their plan.

a. discuss

b. to discuss

c. discussing

d. discussed

( c

32. Perry wouldn’t have got his new job if he ............ the advertisement in the woman magazine.

a. hadn’t seen

b. didn’t see

c. wouldn’t have seen

d. hadn’t been seeing

( a

33. Finally, they agreed ........... him some money.

a. lend

b. to lend

c. lending

d. lent

( b

34. The doctor told Jean that he would be well advised to ............. some weight.

a. light

b. lighten

c. lose

d. loosen

( c

35. He didn't dare ..………. the house because he was afraid of meeting the police.

a. leave

b. to leave

c. leaving

d. left

( b

36. This copper vase is tarnished. It needs ................

a. to be polish

b. polishing

c. polished

d. being polished

( b

37. I know my tooth needs ……….. but I never have time to go to the dentist's.

a. to pull out

b. pulled out

c. pulling out

d. pulls out

( c

38. Would it be so kind of you ................ lend me your bicycle?

a. to

b. as

c. enough to

d. as to

( a

39. The police fined him for ……...... the speed limit.

a. exceed

b. to exceed

c. exceeding

d. exceeded

( c

40. I can't understand everything Claudia says but her sister speaks............she does.

a. better than

b. clearer than

c. more clear than

d. as good as

( a

41. Please go on ………….

a. write

b. to write

c. writing

d. written

( c

42. He has been playing games on the computer for 5 hours and now he's tired ............ playing.

a. of

b. with

c. for

d. by

( a

43. He tried ……….. her to have lunch with him.

a. persuade

b. to persuade

c. persuading

d. persuaded

( b

44. “Mr. Middleton has come up with a good plan.” “.................to tell everyone tomorrow?”

a. Ought we

b. Must we

c. Should we

d. May we

( a

45. She always thinks ………... for another job.

a. applying

b. to apply

c. of apply

d. of applying

( d

46. He realized that he wasn't on the right road. He thought he .................. someone.

a. had better ask

b. should better ask

c. had better asked

d. have better ask

( a

47. The spectators were very ....……. with the match last night.

a. pleasing

b. pleasure

c. please

d. pleased

( d

48. Some flowers have.............petals.

a. bright color

b. bright colored

c. brightly colored

d. color-bright

( c

49. They ………... more pictures if they had not run out of film.

a. would take

b. had take

c. will have taken

d. would have taken

( d

50. They are running out of fuel. They................

a. have none

b. have a lot

c. haven’t much

d. can’t have it

( a

Test 14

Pronunciation

1. a. close b. saw c. useless d. lose

--> d

2. a. chance b. which c. school d. church

--> c

3. a. row b. whose c. window d. toast

--> b

4. a. tomb b. bone c. wounded d. mood

--> b

5. a. crab b. sob c. climb d. cub

--> c

6. a. boat b. hole c. slope d. dozen

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. After he had researched his paper and wrote it, he found some additional data that he should have included.

a. wrote

b. it

c. some

d. should have included

( a

8. Because of the light, the city seemed differently from the way that I had remembered it.

a. Because

b. differently

c. from

d. had remembered

( b

9. The colonel wanted to retreat, but the general insisted that he continue do everything necessary in order to win the battle.

a. to retreat

b. he continue

c. do

d. to win

( c

10. Bob wishes that his wife understands why he has not had time to write her lately.

a. understands

b. why

c. her

d. lately

( a

11. After he had ran the program through the computer, he noticed that he had forgotten to do the last operation.

a. ran

b. noticed

c. to do

d. the last

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. This dictionary ………. 200 dollars.

a. worths

b. is worth

c. worthy

d. to worth

( b

13. The performance was dull. It was ..............

a. disinterested

b. uninterested

c. interesting

d. uninteresting

( d

14. “ ………... can he drive?” “He can drive 100 km an hour.”

a. How far

b. How fast

c. How soon

d. How long

( b

15. It was mainly for this reason. It was .............. for this reason.

a. only

b. entirely

c. chiefly

d. completely

( c

16. Two girls wrote to ………... every week.

a. each other

b. another

c. with other

d. with each

( a

17. “Lend him 100 dollars, please. He’s............at the moment.”

a. broke

b. broken

c. stuck

d. poor

( a

18. I wish ………...............................

a. I went out when he called yesterday.

b. I went out when he had called yesterday.

c. I go out when he called yesterday.

d. I had gone out when he called yesterday.

( d

19. Could I ............ for the American Airways flight to London?

a. check up

b. check in

c. check out

d. check off

( b

20. Don't disturb Mary, she has .............. down for a rest.

a. laid

b. lain

c. lie

d. lay

( b

21. He is a kind man. He isn't reluctant to help the poor. He's ...............

a. unwilling to

b. not ready to

c. willing to

d. slow to

( c

22. Can I ...…….... your ruler, please?

a. look

b. owe

c. borrow

d. lay

( c

23. The pupil has done her exercise much ............ since she was punished by her teacher.

a. careful

b. more careful

c. carefully

d. more carefully

( d

24. There's not much oil left, but I think there's just ……. to last to the end of the week.

a. enough of oil

b. enough of the oil

c. little of it

d. enough of it

( d

25. If he ..............enough money, he’d go and live in another country.

a. has

b. will have

c. had

d. would have

( c

26. She wasn't thirsty ................ she drank some water.

a. although

b. though

c. while

d. because

( d

27. Mark couldn’t quite ............. what he was doing because he was so far away.

a. make out

b. think out

c. bear out

d. try out

( a

28. The manager had the letter ..…….....

a. type

b. typing

c. typed

d. to type

( c

29. Unless Bean had had a good...............he would never have passed his driving test.

a. driver

b. guide

c. instructor

d. chauffeur

( c

30. His house has ...………..

a. beautiful decorating room

b. beautiful room decorating

c. beautifully decorated rooms

d. beautiful decorating rooms

( c

31. Last vacation they...............a coach tour of England.

a. went on

b. traveled

c. rode

d. drove

( a

32. ............. he was a famous singer.

a. He is said that

b. It is said that

c. People are said that

d. To be that

( b

33. Hurry up! The bus is just..............to leave.

a. liable

b. about

c. likely

d. bound

( b

34. "Whose pen is this?" "I think …………"

a. it's my brother

b. it's my brother's

c. my brother pen

d. that my brother's

( b

35. These are …………… ugly chairs ……….. I am going to give them away.

a. so / that

b. such / that

c. so many / that

d. so much / that

( b

36. It really wasn’t such a scientific idea as it had seemed ............

a. at last

b. firstly

c. lastly

d. at first

( d

37. If anybody ....……. to go out, please ask for permission.

a. want

b. wanted

c. to want

d. wants

( d

38. “Why didn’t you attend the conference?” “I would have gone if I...........time.”

a. have had

b. have

c. would have

d. had had

( d

39. ………. Civil War was fought in .......... United States between 1861 and 1865.

a. A / the

b. The / the

c. A / the

d. The / a

( b

40. “Are you going by air?” “If you do, ............”

a. I do so

b. so I’ll go

c. so will I

d. so would I

( c

41. Tam wants to go to the zoo and she …………..

a. wants too

b. wants also

c. does too

d. does either

( c

42. “Who is Mary inviting to the folk festival?” “No one. She's going .............. herself.”

a. by

b. with

c. for

d. to

( a

43. Tom had to stay at home because of a ………..... cold.

a. quick

b. surprising

c. sudden

d. hurried

( c

44. "Do you think we’d better offer Mr. Brown a drink?” "No. He looks ................."

a. comfortable

b. real comfortable

c. comfort

d. comfortably

( a

45. That is not his pen, he is using ……..... pen.

a. someone's else

b. someone else

c. someone else's

d. someone's else's

( c

46. “Did you read the news about the earthquake in Japan?” “Yes. And there never will be news............again.”

a. so terrifying

b. so terrified

c. terrifying me much

d. terrified me much

( a

47. He works .......... than Peter.

a. more hard

b. more hardly

c. harder

d. hardest

( c

48. I’m sorry I didn’t see my close friend last night. I wish .............

a. I had seen him

b. I saw him

c. I have seen him

d. I didn’t see him

( a

49. Will the girl who has taken my bag by mistake bring ...………..?

a. back to me

b. it back to me

c. back it to me

d. it to me back

( b

50. George ..............to the last conference, but he didn’t.

a. must go

b. should have gone

c. would go

d. had gone

( b

Test 15

Pronunciation

1. a. champagne b. cherry c. change d. cheese

--> a

2. a. both b. smooth c. throw d. health

--> b

3. a. host b. ham c. heir d. hygiene

( c

4. a. dividend b. experiment c. island d. decision

( c

5. a. star b. war c. large d. bark

( b

6. a. measure b. feather c. leader d. pleasure

( c

Find the mistakes

7. Although everyone in our group was pleased with his meal, Mrs. Brown insisted on complaining that the coffee tasted badly.

a. his

b. on

c. complaining

d. tasted badly

( d

8. Miss Smith returned home quite lately that night and found that someone had broken into her garage and stolen her car.

a. lately

b. that

c. and found

d. stolen

( a

9. The more that she tried to remove the stain, the worst it looked.

a. that

b. to remove

c. the worst

d. looked

( a

10. The national television networks have been criticized for not showing much good movies during prime time.

a. for

b. not showing

c. much

d. during

( c

11. If you would have checked your answer sheet more carefully, you would have corrected these errors yourself.

a. would have checked

b. answer sheet

c. more carefully

d. yourself

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Last Sunday night, thieves broke ...………... the museum and stole some pictures.

a. into

b. down

c. out of

d. away

( a

13. The workers have been busy working ............... afternoon.

a. all

b. on

c. in

d. during

( a

14. The Whites live in a large …………

a. two-storey house

b. house of two storey

c. two storeys house

d. houses two storeys

( a

15. Jason was disappointed to learn this. He felt .................

a. sorry

b. hopeless

c. despair

d. desperate

( d

16. Every student in this hostel must bring ……...... own blanket.

a. one's

b. his

c. their

d. ones

( b

17. Which of these objects would make a good disguise? A ..................

a. typewriter

b. mask

c. bus

d. train

( b

18. I want some bread. Is there .......... left?

a. any

b. some

c. bread

d. a few

( a

19. Tomorrow afternoon we’ll leave for Tokyo. I asked her to go home and ..................

a. arrange

b. pack

c. fill my cases

d. gather luggage

( b

20. "Who told you about Daisy's bad news?" "She …………"

a. told me herself that

b. herself told me that

c. told me herself that

d. told me that by himself

( b

21. My father worked in Vietnam ............ the war.

a. between

b. when

c. among

d. during

( d

22. The teacher demanded that the student ………… the room.

a. left

b. have left

c. leave

d. must leave

( c

23. Could I ...............your pen, please? I can’t find mine.

a. look

b. own

c. borrow

d. lend

( c

24. I ......……… picture-books every Sunday morning.

a. used to read

b. am used to reading

c. was used to read

d. used to reading

( b

25. Heavy rain would .............

a. clean it

b. carry the soil away

c. wash it

d. wet it

( b

26. It .............. me 20 minutes to walk to school last year.

a. had taken

b. took

c. takes

d. has taken

( b

27. “Ms. Bob is an excellent professor.” “Yes, he is better than............ teacher we have.”

a. some other

b. any other

c. some

d. any

( b

28. "Why do these children know a lot about farms?" "Because they were ...……... in the country."

a. brought up

b. brought around

c. brought down

d. brought to

( a

29. Jack and I were badly injured in the last match, so ............ can play today.

a. both of us

b. either one of us

c. neither of us

d. not any of us

( c

30. Mr David is the most ...……… man I have ever known.

a. deep - religion

b. deeply - religion

c. deep - religious

d. deeply - religious

( d

31. The poor child is full of fleas and dirt. He needs .................

a. to be washed

b. wash

c. to be wash

d. to washing

( a

32. The committee forced the manager ………

a. resigned

b. resign

c. resigning

d. to resign

( d

33. We ...............for American tomorrow.

a. will be leaving

b. will have left

c. are left

d. have left

( a

34. Cars, buses and bicycles are means of ................

a. conversation

b. transport

c. competition

d. preparation

( b

35. Belinda, the girl you ............... at the party, ................ my young brother.

a. meet / marries

b. will meet / is going to be married

c. have met / will be married

d. met / is marrying

( d

36. She had a few ........... rest after working in the garden.

a. hour

b. hours

c. hours's

d. hours'

( d

37. I ............. my homework when the bell rings.

a. finish

b. shall have finished

c. shall be finishing

d. have finished

( b

38. She has left her handbag in the underground with the ……..... sum of money in it.

a. extraordinary

b. important

c. considerable

d. valuable

( c

39. “I wonder where Mr. Ban is.” “Didn’t you know the committee forced him ..............?”

a. resigned

b. resign

c. resigning

d. to resign

( d

40. The building of motorway .......……. major cities ..…….... goods to be transported faster.

a. connecting / enables

b. connecting / enable

c. connect / enabling

d. connected / enable

( a

41. Since he came, we..............able to work on the project.

a. are

b. have been

c. have to be

d. were

( b

42. ........... the rain, I was late this morning.

a. Despite

b. Because of

c. Because

d. Although

( b

43. Although my sister likes classical music and my brother likes light music, I like...............

a. folk songs

b. folk’s song

c. folks’ songs

d. folk song

( a

44. One of the golf clubs ………….. in the corner of the room.

a. stands

b. stand

c. is stands

d. are stands

( a

45. No one ............. Mary arrange those books.

a. had

b. wanted

c. asked

d. advised

( a

46. “I thought you bought a new fountain-pen last week.” “Yes, I did but I’ve left it at home. Can I borrow............. for a moment?”

a. the one of you

b. one of yours

c. one pen of you

d. the one of your pen

( b

47. Would you mind if I get you ...…….. my sister off at the airport tonight?

a. seen

b. seeing

c. see

d. to see

( d

48. He still can’t believe it! His motorbike .............last Sunday.

a. was stolen

b. was stealing

c. stolen

d. stole

( a

49. Lan returned the borrowed book ………….

a. the next very day

b. the day next very

c. the very day next

d. the very next day

( d

50. The boy’s arm was swollen because he................ by a bee.

a. stung

b. had stung

c. had been stung

d. had being stung

( c

Test 16

Pronunciation

1. a. tear b. hearer c. bearish d. weary

( c

2. a. mood b. look c. wood d. good

--> a

3. a. baggage b. fragile c. gen d. bargain

--> d

4. a. cloud b. sound c. courage d. south

--> c

5. a. congress b. unless c. messy d. useless

--> d

6. a. walk b. wash c. sonic d. hot

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. At the Hermitage, Andrew Jackson's home in Tennessee, even his glasses have been left exactly where he lay them.

a. have been left

b. exactly

c. lay

d. them

( c

8. Laser disks provide images of best quality than those of either television signals or video tapes.

a. provide

b. best quality

c. those

d. either

( b

9. Most of the Cajun French who live in Louisiana can neither read nor writing the French variety that they speak fluently.

a. Most of

b. who

c. neither

d. writing

( d

10. A mature grove of aspen trees often have a signal root system that supports numerous trunks.

a. often

b. have

c. supports

d. numerous trunks

( b

11. One-cent coins issued in the United States since 1982 is 90 percent zine.

a. One-cent

b. issued

c. since 1982

d. is

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. There are only a few minutes left, and the student is writing ………….

a. with a pressure

b. under pressure

c. under the pressure

d. to pressure

( b

13. Let’s go ahead and do it now. Nothing...............by waiting.

a. accomplishes

b. accomplished

c. has accomplished

d. will be accomplished

( d

14. My brother has gone …….... to continue his education.

a. to abroad

b. for abroad

c. in abroad

d. abroad

( d

15. A shortage of water is a problem in many parts of the world. In some areas, water............from the ground faster than nature can replenish the supply.

a. is being taken

b. has been taking

c. is taking

d. has taken

( a

16. I am so worried. I think the ……....... is the most unreasonable.

a. examination third question

b. question third of the examination

c. third examination question

d. examination of the third question

( c

17. If you want to develop inner tranquility, you have to stop ........... by every little thing that happens.

a. bothering

b. being bothered

c. to bother

d. to be bothered

( b

18. It is necessary that this letter ……….... at once.

a. were sent

b. sent

c. be sent

d. send

( c

19. By the time their baby arrives, they hope............painting and decorating the new kindergarten.

a. having finished

b. having been finished

c. to have finished

d. to have been finished

( c

20. I wish I ...……….. that girl's name.

a. know

b. knew

c. had known

d. have known

( b

21. Paula mentioned.............in an accident as a child, but he never told me the details.

a. having injured

b. having been injured

c. to have injured

d. to have been injured

( b

22. "What would you like for your birthday?" " ………... will do."

a. Anything

b. None

c. Something

d. Somebody

( a

23. She finally finished...............at 7:30 p.m. and served dinner.

a. cooking

b. being cooked

c. to cook

d. to be cooked

( a

24. Though you have been advised to talk less, you need not …….... your opinion when asked.

a. should reserve

b. reserving

c. to reserve

d. reserve

( d

25. Their children were lucky ................ from the fire before the building collapsed.

a. rescuing

b. to have rescued

c. to rescue

d. to have been rescued

( d

26. A person .............. performs operations is a surgeon.

a. who

b. whom

c. which

d. whose

( a

27. Jack pretended not.................hurt when his younger brother bit him.

a. having

b. be

c. to have

d. to have been

( d

28. A person who speaks on the radio is a ……….....

a. radiator

b. loudspeaker

c. newsman

d. broadcaster

( d

29. He’s sure it’s not his fault that Daisy found out what they were planning. He doesn’t remember................. anybody about it.

a. having told

b. being told

c. to tell

d. to be told

( a

30. The employees stopped working because they asked their boss to pay them a higher salary. This means they were on ……….

a. protest

b. strike

c. scorn

d. split

( b

31. My father was upset by............him the truth.

a. our not having told

b. us not tell

c. we didn’t tell

d. not to tell

( a

32. There are many wild animals at the zoo. The opposite of wild is ………..

a. timid

b. big

c. tame

d. savage

( c

33. My uncle offered ............. care of our garden while we were out of town.

a. take

b. taking

c. to have taken

d. to take

( d

34. The candidate for .................... I voted lost the election.

a. who

b. whom

c. no word

d. that

( b

35. My mother should have asked for my father's help instead........... to do it herself.

a. of trying

b. to try

c. try

d. from trying

( a

36. People in my office exchange cards with ................. during the holidays.

a. ourselves

b. themselves

c. the others

d. one another

( d

37. Do you have an excuse............. late to class this morning?

a. for to be

b. for being

c. to be

d. being

( b

38. The department store has been in business ................... many years.

a. during

b. since

c. in

d. for

( d

39. Who is the man talking to Mrs Been? I don’t recall............ him around the office before.

a. to have seen

b. seeing

c. to see

d. being seen

( b

40. I'm looking forward to .................. on vacation.

a. go

b. be going

c. going

d. having gone

( c

41. She made no effort to hide her amusement. She ............. .

a. didn’t try to

b. didn’t afford to

c. couldn’t afford to

d. didn’t have a trail

( a

42. There was an accident on the motorway, and we were ................. for over half an hour.

a. held down

b. held up

c. put back

d. put up

( b

43. John urged me to accept a cigarette. He wanted me to..............one.

a. take

b. agree to

c. receive

d. undertake

( a

44. I'll see you outside the cinema. Make sure you're ................... I don't want to miss the beginning of the film.

a. at times

b. in time

c. before time

d. on time

( b

45. In the distance, I heard the church clock .......... in the early morning.

a. beat

b. hit

c. strike

d. ring

( c

46. The winner of the competition was.......................... with a cheque for $5,000.

a. made

b. given

c. awarded

d. offered

( c

47. Jim knocked that thief down with a sharp blow. He...............

a. beat him

b. blew him over

c. knocked him

d. struck him

( d

48. I really need your help, so don't ....................., please.

a. let me through

b. let me in

c. let me off

d. let me down

( d

49. I hope you don’t mind my asking a personal question, but what do you do for a............?

a. living

b. profession

c. life

d. line

( a

50. He was homesick, and .................. all his friends and family.

a. missed

b. lost

c. lacked

d. desired

( a

Test 17

Pronunciation

1. a. eight b. neighbour c. height d. weigh

--> c

2. a. curriculum b. concern c. circle d. conception

--> c

3. a. divisible b. devise c. disease d. tension

--> d

4. a. rather b. sacrifice c. farther d. card

--> b

5. a. pair b. chair c. heir d. aisle

--> d

6. a. bargain b. plain c. gain d. campaign

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. The average temperature of rocks on the surface of the earth are 55 degrees F.

a. The average

b. on the surface

c. are

d. degrees

( c

8. Scientists who study animal behavior thinks that only human beings get headaches.

a. who

b. animal behavior

c. thinks

d. human beings

( c

9. The New York City subway system is the most longest underground railroad operating in the world.

a. subway system

b. the most longest

c. underground railroad

d. operating

( b

10. Nine of every ten people in the world lives in the country in which they were born.

a. every

b. lives

c. in which

d. were born

( b

11. During the past decade, twenty million college graduates spended more than fifty billion dollars in ten-year student loans.

a. During

b. spended

c. more than

d. ten-year

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The solution to the problem looked very................, but no one thought it would really work.

a. intelligent

b. smart

c. ingenious

d. capable

( c

13. The receptionist ................... me where to find my room.

a. explained

b. told

c. said

d. directed

( b

14. When the men meet at the first time, they briefly................hands.

a. shake

b. give

c. take

d. hold

( a

15. If the radio isn’t working properly, you should .................... to the shop. You've only just bought it.

a. take it back

b. take it out

c. bring it back

d. bring it up

( c

16. That man is.............. to have been in one robbery before this. The police have proof.

a. known

b. thought

c. supposed

d. believed

( a

17. Employees hope that their salary will ................... with the cost of living.

a. raise

b. rise

c. grow

d. increase

( d

18. He’s been in his present job for six years. So he should be ........... promotion soon.

a. due for

b. owing to

c. up to

d. towards

( a

19. It took me a long time to ................. the disappointment of losing the match.

a. get through

b. get off

c. get over

d. get down

( c

20. She should have ............... her hair cut two weeks ago.

a. let

b. made

c. had

d. gone

( c

21. You should drive carefully, because accidents ..................... easily.

a. occurring

b. occur

c. occurred

d. are occurred

( b

22. “Did you finish the test?” “Yes, but I............... better if I had had more time.”

a. could do

b. could have done

c. should do

d. should be doing

( b

23. They worked.......................... for the benefit of mankind.

a. devote

b. devoted

c. devotedly

d. more devotedly

( c

24. “Why did your friend move?” “All............a sudden, she realized she was in a dangerous position.”

a. in

b. of

c. at

d. by

( b

25. The mirror was ..................... broken.

a. accident

b. accidentally

c. accidental

d. by accident

( b

26. She's sorry that she bought this little book-shelf. It is ....... a large number of books.

a. very small to hold

b. too small to hold

c. enough small to hold

d. small enough to hold

( b

27. Examinations make me ..................... . I always feel .....................

a. angry / being nervous

b. anger / nervous

c. angrily / nervously

d. angry / nervous

( d

28. “What’s your thought of her presence here?” “The longer she stays, ..............I dislike her.”

a. the most

b. the very more

c. much more

d. the more

( d

29. I'm going to the market but I can't think of .................... to buy for dinner.

a. where

b. what

c. that

d. which

( b

30. ......................., a child's personality will be affected.

a. If being ill-treated

b. If ill-treated

c. If be ill-treated

d. If he be ill-treated

( b

31. Her parents died in an accident, and she was ............... at the age of six.

a. useless

b. careless

c. helpless

d. thoughtless

( c

32. I’m not very ............... with the subject.

a. well-known

b. well-acquainted

c. aware

d. hopeful

( b

33. “Why do you look worried?” “I feel a certain ............ about my interview tomorrow.”

a. hope

b. apprehension

c. thoughtfulness

d. acquaintance

( b

34. Don’t use ............... to teach your children.

a. scalpels

b. ulcers

c. whip-lashes

d. beams

( c

35. A UFO is an ..................... .

a. unidentified fund organization

b. unfit fund organization

c. unidentified flying object

d. unfit flying object

( c

36. Just .............. your coats on the racks in the hall.

a. take

b. lie

c. let

d. leave

( d

37. The man’s clothes gave no ........... to his origin.

a. sign

b. clue

c. signal

d. hint

( b

38. He’s really enjoying his job. His new .......... have made him very welcome.

a. employees

b. colleagues

c. managers

d. boss

( b

39. It’ll take me years to .......... up enough money to buy a new-brand car.

a. pay

b. take

c. put

d. save

( d

40. Life here is much easier than it .......................... be.

a. use

b. uses

c. used to

d. is used to

( c

41. ..................... she would have a party.

a. If she passed the examination,

b. If she had passed the examination,

c. If she would pass the examination,

d. If passed the examination,

( a

42. They are used to .......................... free on Sundays.

a. be

b. being

c. been

d. to be

( b

43. Is the girl who ........... next to the exit your cousin?

a. is sitting

b. that she sits

c. who sits

d. sitting

( a

44. Which would you .........................., milk or coffee?

a. preference

b. preferential

c. prefer

d. preferable

( c

45. No child .......... the age of seventeen will be admitted to see this film.

a. before

b. except

c. lacking

d. under

( d

46. She devoted herself .............. her career.

a. in

b. of

c. for

d. to

( d

47. ........... changes are brought about, motion pictures will always remain an important art form.

a. Whichever

b. Wherever

c. Whoever

d. Whatever

( d

48. "She didn’t buy it." "..........................".

a. So did I

b. I did too

c. I did either

d. Neither did I

( d

49. From the hotel there is a good ........ of the beach.

a. vision

b. view

c. sight

d. picture

( b

50. Your choice will be ................... by the amount you have to spend.

a. limited

b. limit

c. limiting

d. is limited

( a

Test 18

Pronunciation

1. a. vine b. aviation c. silent d. pilot

--> b

2. a. fail b. stairs c. aimless d. failure

--> b

3. a. reach b. cheat c. moustache d. question

--> c

4. a. javelin b. jazz c. jack d. jacuzzi

--> d

5. a. treasure b. treasonably c. treasury d. treasurer

--> b

6. a. morocco b. mortage c. mortaring d. mortality

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. Buying clothes are often a very time-consuming practice because those clothes that a person likes are rarely the ones that fit him or her.

a. are

b. a very time-consuming

c. because those

d. are rarely the ones

( a

8. Because they had spent too many time considering the new contract , the students lost the opportunity to lease the apartment.

a. Because

b. too many

c. considering

d. lost the opportunity to lease

( b

9. These televisions are all too expensive for we to buy at this time, but perhaps we will return later.

a. These

b. all too expensive

c. we to buy

d. this time

( c

10. After she had bought himself a new automobile, she sold her bicycle.

a. had bought

b. himself

c. she sold

d. her

( b

11. George has not completed the assignment yet and Maria hasn't neither.

a. has not

b. the assignment

c. yet

d. hasn't neither

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. I'm sorry, I haven't got ....... change. Why don't you ask Tom?

a. some

b. lots

c. any

d. all

( c

13. Nowadays, most developed countries have brought malaria .................. control.

a. in

b. below

c. to

d. under

( d

14. The pharmacist can be .................... that his services are needed.

a. proud

b. glad

c. pleased

d. sure

( d

15. Tomorrow, I will .............................

a. have my computer repair

b. have my computer repairing

c. have my computer for repair

d. have my computer repaired

( d

16. He is very busy at the moment so it may take ......time to answer your letters.

a. a few

b. few

c. some

d. little

( c

17. If I were you, I ................... his question.

a. could answer

b. could have answered

c. answered

d. should be answering

( a

18. .............. the traffic was bad, Tom arrived on time.

a. Although

b. In spite of

c. Despite

d. Even

( a

19. This novel is .................... interesting than yours.

a. the most

b. very much

c. much more

d. the more

( c

20. Mary wondered .............. her father looked like now, after so many years away.

a. whose

b. how

c. that

d. what

( d

21. Bamboo Green Hotel is expensive. They .................. you 50 dollars a day.

a. price

b. cost

c. take

d. charge

( d

22. He tried every key in turn but no ........... fitted.

a. each

b. one

c. any

d. none

( b

23. Now, the whole class, look at ............................

a. three question

b. the third question

c. question third

d. three's question

( b

24. I feel the times of English meals very strange - I'm not used .........dinner at 6 p.m.

a. to have

b. to having

c. having

d. have

( b

25. Mary determined to go shopping. She .................... go shopping.

a. is will to

b. wants to

c. may

d. is going to

( d

26. The Professor made an excellent .............. in the hall of the university yesterday.

a. discourse

b. discussion

c. lecture

d. speech

( c

27. Asteroids are minor planets. Some are fairly large bodies, but ................... resemble mountains.

a. most

b. mostly

c. almost

d. the most

( a

28. " Do you think Richard will take the job you offered him?" " I don't know. She seemed ....... in it, however".

a. interest

b. interesting

c. interested

d. interestingly

( c

29. Comets are rarely bright enough to be seen with ....................

a. nake eye

b. the nake eye

c. naked eye

d. the naked eye

( d

30. If you are not too tired, we can have a .................. of tennis after lunch.

a. match

b. game

c. play

d. party

( b

31. The weather becomes ..........................

a. colder with colder

b. colder and colder

c. colder and more cold

d. more and more cold

( b

32. “Let's go to the zoo.” “Oh no, ........... at home.”

a. I'd rather stay

b. I'd better to stay

c. I want staying

d. I need staying

( a

33. "Was the fund-raising concert a success?" "Yes, Mr Ba gave 100,000 dongs and ......................"

a. so did I

b. I did so

c. I did give too

d. I also did give

( a

34. His school is .............. from there.

a. a long way away

b. far

c. far away

d. very far away

( a

35. They say they ....................... their homework by 8 o'clock tomorrow.

a. have finished

b. will have finished

c. will finish

d. finished

( b

36. Who can give me a word ................ with T?

a. ending

b. ends

c. ended

d. end

( a

37. A ....................... woman has been sitting in front of the bank for an hour.

a. suspicion-looking

b. suspicious-looking

c. suspect-looking

d. suspiciously-looking

( b

38. Bigamy is a situation where a man ........... two women at the same time.

a. marries to

b. is marry to

c. married

d. is married to

( d

39. If he ................. at the seaside now, he would swim and sunbathe.

a. will be

b. were

c. is

d. was

( b

40. For hundred of years, ......... feather pens instead of ball point pens.

a. using

b. people used

c. there were used

d. that people used

( b

41. "Who is your new English teacher?" "He's the man ........................"

a. which is talking to Mr Tam now

b. that talks to Mr Tam now

c. talk to Mr Tam now

d. talking to Mr Tam now

( d

42. The Caspian Sea, a salt lake, is .............any other lake in the world.

a. largest

b. the largest

c. larger than

d. the larger than

( c

43. We proposed that he .................... a vacation.

a. took

b. take

c. be taken

d. takes

( b

44. The girl ........................... two full hours on her homework yesterday.

a. has spent

b. spent

c. have spended

d. has spended

( b

45. The more he slept, ........................ irritable he became.

a. the most

b. the very more

c. much more

d. the more

( d

46. My teacher required that every pupil .................. there on time.

a. should be

b. be

c. must have been

d. were

( b

47. I wish I ..................... to school now.

a. didn't go

b. will not go

c. don't go

d. may not go

( a

48. I don't have .................... money.

a. much

b. a great deal of

c. few

d. plenty of

( a

49. He has just bought a television. When did he ....................... it?

a. bought

b. buy

c. buys

d. buying

( b

50. “Did you see Daisy yesterday?” “No, but I ......................”

a. should have

b. must

c. didn't

d. could

( a

Test 19

Pronunciation

1. a. trematode b. tremendous c. trench d. trepidation

--> b

2. a. turn b. turback c. turmoil d. turret

--> d

3. a. archbishop b. archduke c. archaean d. arched

--> c

4. a. cadet b. grand c. hat d. glad

--> a

5. a. savage b. blanch c. fast d. dark

--> a

6. a. dormitory b. port c. hob d. gorgeous

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. John decided to buy in the morning a new car, but in the afternoon he changed his mind.

a. to buy

b. in the morning a new car

c. in the afternoon

d. he changed his mind

( b

8. Some of the plants in this store require very little care, but this one needs much more sunlight than the others ones.

a. Some of the plants

b. little care

c. much more sunlight

d. others ones

( d

9. After George had returned to his house, he was reading a book.

a. had returned

b. to his house

c. he

d. was reading

( d

10. Many theories on conserving the purity of water has been proposed, but not one has been as widely accepted as this one.

a. Many

b. has been

c. not one has

d. as widely accepted

( b

11. The food that Mark is cooking in the kitchen is smelling delicious.

a. The food

b. is cooking

c. is smelling

d. delicious

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. He did nothing but ......................

a. talking

b. talked

c. talk

d. had talked

( c

13. Your brother seldom takes you to the circus, ....... ?

a. doesn't he

b. isn't he

c. does he

d. won't he

( c

14. "My father's coming back from his vacation." ".........................."

a. He was gone for two weeks.

b. I hope the vacation was boring.

c. It's usually very nice in this month.

d. I didn't know he was away.

( d

15. “Is Jones her brother?” “No, but he related ........ her.”

a. with

b. of

c. to

d. her

( c

16. The mathematical puzzle is often a hard one ........................

a. solve

b. solved

c. to solve

d. solving

( c

17. I want ........... rice.

a. a few

b. any

c. a little

d. another

( c

18. Ask Henry ...……… in, don't let him stand at the door.

a. come

b. to come

c. coming

d. came

( b

19. He directed that no one ............. eat before sunset.

a. must

b. should

c. would

d. could

( b

20. If you ...................... these difficult exercises, you won't be good at maths.

a. leave of

b. leave behind

c. leave for

d. leave out

( d

21. Traveling by air is not cheap ............ is it interesting.

a. Either

b. Neither

c. And

d. Also

( b

22. I wish .........................

a. you joined but you don't

b. you join but you don't

c. you joined but you didn't

d. you join but you didn't

( a

23. Traveling by air is not cheap. And it isn't interesting ..........

a. either

b. neither

c. too

d. also

( a

24. I have no idea ..................... the interview will take.

a. how long

b. how often

c. how far

d. how fast

( a

25. She asked for .............. these apples.

a. some more

b. any more

c. some more of

d. any more of

( c

26. "Do I have to take that English course?" "No, you ........................"

a. haven't

b. don't have

c. mustn't

d. needn't

( d

27. Yes, ............, I wouldn't have let her kill herself.

a. If I am there

b. If I were there

c. If I was there

d. had I been there

( d

28. Were they ................ when their team won the match?

a. satisfied

b. satisfying

c. satisfactory

d. satisfy

( a

29. Your child is not .......... you thought he was.

a. as stupid so

b. so stupid as

c. more stupid as

d. stupid like

( b

30. His car is different ................ mine.

a. about

b. from

c. in

d. to

( b

31. You can stay here ........ you keep silent.

a. as soon as

b. suppose

c. as long as

d. as far as

( c

32. Doctors have proved that air pollution causes ..................... diseases.

a. heart

b. lung

c. skin

d. head

( b

33. It is .......... difficult to learn English without any dictionary.

a. fairly

b. rather

c. much

d. too much

( b

34. The lead in petrol produces a ................... gas which is often collected in busy streets surrounded by high buildings.

a. poisonous

b. damaged

c. ill

d. harmful

( a

35. The number of candidates in this interview .............. limited to ten.

a. be

b. are

c. been

d. is

( d

36. Language is not necessarily the private property of those who use it, ..................... Russian is not private property of Russian people.

a. the same

b. similar

c. just as

d. corresponding

( c

37. Tom ......... speak French very well.

a. is able

b. can be able to

c. can to

d. can

( d

38. They haven't got anything ................ me.

a. tell

b. to tell

c. telling

d. told

( b

39. She'd ........ to buy that dress.

a. like

b. liked

c. to like

d. liking

( a

40. Although a number of boys and girls have given a great deal of thought to their future work, ................ just over one-third had a reasonable knowledge of the tasks.

a. but

b. but only

c. then

d. only

( d

41. "When did you go to work?" "As soon as they came in, we ................... to work."

a. went

b. were going

c. had gone

d. go

( a

42. She has been to the cinema ................ of times.

a. a number

b. much

c. a little

d. a few

( a

43. "Did Susan have a chance to get in touch with you?" "Oh, yes, she .......... me up last night."

a. has called

b. called

c. had called

d. calls

( b

44. "Have you repaired the computer?" "Yes. I ................ it yesterday."

a. do

b. have done

c. did

d. am doing

( c

45. Here is the man............. my brother is going to .............

a. who his daughter / marry

b. whose daughter / marry with

c. whose a daughter / marry to

d. whose daughter / marry

( d

46. They have decided ................ a physicist.

a. not be

b. not to be

c. be not

d. to be not

( b

47. I hear it's a very good play.

a. Yes, it's very exciting.

b. No, I don't hear that.

c. Yes, it's boring

d. No, I hear it, too.

( a

48. Would you mind ................ me a hand?

a. give

b. to give

c. given

d. giving

( d

49. Would you like to go to the cinema tomorrow?

a. Yes, I'd love to

b. Yes, I would like

c. Yes, I like

d. Yes, I'm going there

( a

50. Barbara is accustomed to ................ ten hours a day.

a. working

b. worked

c. work

d. works

( a

Test 20

Pronunciation

1. a. none b. hustle c. once d. June

--> d

2. a. pool b. book c. hook d. good

--> a

3. a. great b. mean c. key d. tease

--> a

4. a. push b. skull c. public d. stuck

--> a

5. a. advise b. revise c. wise d. practise

--> d

6. a. shot b. chicken c. thresh d. champagne

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. After John eat dinner, he wrote several letters and went to bed.

a. eat

b. he wrote

c. several letters

d. went to bed

( a

8. The manager has finished working on the report last night, and now she will begin to write the other proposal.

a. has finished

b. working

c. on the report

d. to write

( a

9. Because Sam and Michelle had done all of the work theirselves, they were unwilling to give the results to Joan.

a. Because

b. had done

c. theirselves

d. unwilling to give

( c

10. We insist on you leaving the meeting before any further outbursts take place.

a. you

b. leaving

c. before

d. further outbursts

( a

11. It has been a long time since we talked to John, isn't it?

a. has

b. a long time

c. since

d. isn't it

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Doris Dream is a famous film ......................... .

a. actor

b. star

c. dancer

d. person

( b

13. We should avoid ................ our environment.

a. pollute

b. to pollute

c. polluting

d. polluted

( c

14. The new oxford Garage is ...................... for more salesmen.

a. advertising

b. informing

c. requesting

d. asking

( a

15. Clean air provides ................ a healthy supply of oxygen.

a. us

b. us with

c. us for

d. us to

( b

16. One of the new salesmen has ............. me to buy a new car.

a. convinced

b. argued

c. persuaded

d. resulted

( c

17. The prefix “mon-“ in the word carbon monoxide means ................

a. chemical

b. industrial

c. odourless

d. one

( d

18. ................. many high buildings in the city.

a. They are

b. There is

c. It is

d. There are

( d

19. The prefix “photo-“ in the word photochemical means ................

a. light

b. pollution

c. smog

d. harmful

( a

20. Butter .............. in the refrigerator.

a. ought to keep

b. had better to be kept

c. should be kept

d. is kept as usual

( c

21. Burning coal and oil releases other gases harmful ................ humans.

a. with

b. to

c. about

d. at

( b

22. He .............. for a job for some weeks before he found one .

a. is looking

b. looks

c. would have been looking

d. had been looking

( d

23. Your sister is very kind ................ me.

a. to

b. at

c. with

d. about

( a

24. When the boy ............ the car, he was badly injured.

a. is hit by

b. was hit by

c. hit

d. was hitting

( b

25. The vowel represented by the letters "au" in the word "south" is the same as the vowel in ................

a. how

b. you

c. row

d. but

( a

26. He will take us to the town ............. we can see old temples.

a. which

b. where

c. that

d. at it

( b

27. I have him move this bed to ................ the new television set.

a. lose touch with

b. pay attention to

c. make room for

d. take notice of

( c

28. The house, ............. Shakespeare was born in, is open to the public.

a. where

b. which

c. whose

d. whom

( b

29. When did the custom ................?

a. come into being

b. born

c. find

d. arise

( a

30. If he .......... more slowly, he would have been able to stop.

a. had been driving

b. drove

c. has driven

d. didn't drive

( a

31. Do you remember the school ................ I first met you?

a. why

b. when

c. where

d. which

( c

32. The list of all university graduates .................... by the registrar of the university.

a. are kept

b. is kept

c. has been kept

d. have been kept

( b

33. The operation can transform the lives of people who had to suffer from lifetime physical ................ .

a. laser treatment

b. delicate bones

c. nerves

d. abnormalities

( d

34. That old lady seems to have dropped something. She ................... back and forth for about half an hour.

a. was walking

b. has been walking

c. has walked

d. walks

( b

35. Don't ................ our friends.

a. undergo

b. underestimate

c. overdo

d. overweigh

( b

36. The boys are tired ................ doing exercises every night.

a. with

b. at

c. by

d. of

( d

37. Hoa said that Nam had got on with his studies.

a. changed jobs

b. made progress

c. worked full time

d. left the job

( b

38. “You must be thirsty after such a long walk on a hot day like this. May I give you .............. iced tea?” “No, thank. I don't think I want ..............”

a. some / some

b. some / any

c. any / some

d. any / any

( b

39. Peter's teacher put the idea of teaching into his mind, and it stuck.

a. changed

b. came true

c. became fixed

d. pleased me

( c

40. The Boeing 747 is twice ................ the Boeing 707.

a. bigger than

b. as bigger as

c. as big as

d. more bigger than

( c

41. Many Londoners travelled to and from on horseback.

a. backwards and forwards

b. far and near

c. here and there

d. many times

( a

42. How ............ meat did you buy?

a. much

b. few

c. many

d. little

( a

43. After leaving the tavern, the man drove to New York.

a. restaurant

b. house

c. car

d. pub

( d

44. The entrance examination shouldn't be ........... hard .............. be done successfully.

a. so / that

b. as / as

c. too / to

d. so / as

( c

45. Her attempt to win the race was in vain.

a. successful

b. without success

c. satisfactory

d. taking a long time

( b

46. My dog as well as my cats ................ twice a day.

a. eat

b. has eaten

c. eats

d. have eaten

( c

47. The chickens were coaxed into a pen.

a. something to write with

b. someone you write letters to

c. place where animals are kept

d. food

( c

48. She sees her cousin in town .......................... but not very often.

a. occasionally

b. scarcely

c. rarely

d. seldom

( a

49. I have cut my finger. Get me some absorbent cotton wool.

a. that can take in liquids

b. that can cure diseases

c. that can lessen pain

d. very soft

( a

50. The moment the man spoke to the woman, he realized he had .................. her for someone else.

a. mistaken

b. mislaid

c. misinformed

d. misled

( a

Test 21

Pronunciation

1. a. major b. calf c. half d. after

--> a

2. a. machine b. magic c. magnet d. mag

--> a

3. a. death b. sixth c. myth d. with

--> d

4. a. guest b. again c. gene d. gaudy

--> c

5. a. think b. stealth c. sympathy d. these

--> d

6. a. sugar b. lunar c. bullet d. pullover

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. Henry objects to our buying this house without the approval of our attorney, and John does so.

a. our buying b. without the approval c. of our attorney d. John does so

( d

8. Rita enjoyed to be able to meet several members of Congress during her vacation.

a. to be b. able to meet c. several d. her vacation

( a

9. Harry's advisor persuaded his taking several courses which did not involve much knowledge of mathematics.

a. his taking b. which c. not involve d. much knowledge of mathematics

( a

10. The work performed by these officers are not worth our paying them any longer.

a. by these officers b. are c. worth our paying d. them any longer

( b

11. The president went fishing after he has finished with the conferences.

a. The b. fishing c. after d. has finished

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. It's raining again. I hate the weather .............................

a. like it

b. as it

c. like this

d. as this

( c

13. ................... it rained heavily, my father went to work.

a. Even though

b. Although

c. Unless

d. Both a and b are correct

( d

14. The old lady ....................... you should talk is Mrs Baker.

a. who

b. whom

c. to whom

d. to which

( c

15. Those buildings ................... perfectly with the landscape.

a. suit b. fit

c. blend

d. agree

( c

16. He took his girl friend ............. to dinner ................. her birthday.

a. off / on b. out / to c. with / on d. out / on

( d

17. Our school ................... system of monthly tests in place of an annual exam.

a. took

b. gathered

c. collected

d. adopted

( d

18. Mr John has red hair. He's a .......................

a. redhead b. redman d. dark man d. all are correct

( a

19. The main ....................... of Tan Son Nhat airport are very modern.

a. equipment b. furniture c. facilities d. means

( c

20. If Bod ........... with us, he would have had a good time. a. would come b. would have come c. had come d. came

( c

21. I was used to ..................... at noon when I started school.

a. eat

b. eating

c. being eat

d. ate

( b

22. We were hurrying because we thought that the bell.............

a. had already rang b. has already rang c. had already rung d. have already ringing

( c

23. If a woman says "I'll buy it", she means to .....................

a. avoid it

b. agree with it

c. contradict it d. take all

( b

24. I hadn't expected James to apologize, but I had hoped ............

a. him calling me b. that he would call me c. him to call me d. that he call me

( b

25. The moon is not a planet ........................ the planets in many respects.

a. which resembles

b. but resemblance to

c. although it resembles

d. resembling

( c

26. My husband lived at home before we were married, and so..............

a. did I b. had I c. I had d. I did

( a

27. He has been very successful with his films. Everyone begins to think of him as a .........................

a. superman

b. superhero

c. supervisor

d. superstar

( d

28. Tommy had his big brother ............. his shoes for him.

a. to tie b. tie c. tied d. tying

( b

29. Acid rain ....................... polluted as many as 18,000 lakes and our seas and rivers are polluted with waste products. a. will

b. has

c. would

d. is

( b

30. "War and Peace" ............................. the longest book I've ever read.

a. are b. were c. is d. was

( c

31. They ................ being given a receipt for the bill.

a. ask to

b. insisted on

c. demanded

d. required

( b

32. A computer can .................. much faster than an average man with a pencil and paper.

a. multiply b. divide c. add d. all are correct

( d

33. Drug addiction is a growing problem particularly .................... young people.

a. between

b. among

c. behind

d. inside

( b

34. The policeman has no idea .......................................

a. what I want b. what I do want c. what want I d. what did I want

( a

35. "Nancy Lee made a lot of good paintings" - "She ................ talent in art".

a. would have had

b. should have had

c. must have had

d. would have

( c

36. It is necessary that it ......................... to repair the church at once.

a. started b. be started c. is started d. are started

( b

37. Jean continued to be an ...................... man.

a. energy

b. energetic

c. energetically

d. energetics ( b

38. I couldn't deny ............................. plausible excuses.

a. him having made

b. he has made

c. that he has done

d. his having made

( d

39. When Mary spoke over the telephone, I could hardly hear her because her voice was so ...................

a. dim

b. faint

c. dull d. unnoticeable

( b

40. I wish that the weather ........... not so warm.

a. was b. be c. were d. is

( c

41. ................ this visit, Faraday became an assistant in the laboratory.

a. As a result of

b. In the event of

c. By reason of

d. In the time of

( a

42. The old man asked her to move because he ........ in that chair.

a. used to be sit b. was used to sit c. used to sitting d. was used to sitting

( d

43. She is so tired that she can't take .................. what I am saying.

a. up

b. out

c. in

d. on

( c

44. After the way she treated you , if I ............ in your place, I wouldn't return the call.

a. be b. am c. was d. were

( d

45. “Do you ever plan to move back to Minnesota?” “No, but I sometimes think ..................... my friends there.”

a. visiting

b. to visit

c. of visit

d. of visiting

( d

46. If I ........ flu, I would have gone with you.

a. hadn't b. hadn't had c. didn't have d. wouldn't have had

( b

47. You should have known that Anne could not keep a secret. Never again ..................... her anything.

a. will tell

b. will I tell

c. I tell

d. I will tell

( b

48. He's taken his medicine, ............?

a. hasn't he b. didn't he c. doesn't he d. isn't he

( a

49. “How do you like your new car?” “We're very ..................... with the mileage.”

a. pleasing

b. pleasure

c. please

d. pleased

( d

50. Educational ....................... are made for school.

a. fashions

b. actors

c. films

d. pictures

( c

Test 22

Pronunciation

1. a. scholarship b. chase c. chance d. cheese

--> a

2. a. sign b. minor c. trial d. minute

--> d

3. a. shortage b. village c. college d. collage

--> d

4. a. beard b. hearse c. hearsay d. endearment

--> b

5. a. hygiene b. myth c. cycle d. hyphen

--> b

6. a. hook b. moon c. food d. boot

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. Peter and Tom plays tennis every afternoon with Mary and me.

a. plays b. tennis c. afternoon d. Mary and me

( a

8. There were a time that I used to swim five laps every day, but now I do not have enough time.

a. were b. used to swim c. day d. have enough time

( a

9. He was drink a cup of coffee when the telephone rang.

a. drink b. a cup c. when d. rang

( a

10. We called yesterday our friends in Boston to tell them about the reunion that we are planning.

a. called b. yesterday our friends in Boston c. to tell d. them about

( b

11. The children were playing last night outdoors when it began to rain very hard.

a. were playing b. last night outdoors

c. began d. to rain very hard

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The company has decided ........... this model.

a. replacing

b. replace

c. to replace

d. replaced

( c

13. Nowadays television shares viewers with the ...............................

a. educational films

b. motion pictures

c. wireless

d. documentary films

( b

14. “This coupon ..................... 50 cents towards your next purchase.” “Thank you.”

a. worths

b. is worth

c. worthy

d. to worth

( b

15. Films are mostly shown in theatres or on television for .............................

a. fashion

b. education

c. training in industry

d. entertainment

( d

16. If there's an emergency, .............. this number.

a. rang

b. ringing

c. to ring

d. ring

( d

17. Mr Lam usually organizes many trips for teachers during the summer holidays. He is a (an) .........................

a. travel agent

b. editor

c. taxi driver

d. actor

( a

18. Two girls talked to ..................... in the room last night.

a. each other

b. to another

c. with other

d. with each

( a

19. Movies have ................................ dress fashions.

a. broadened

b. created

c. influenced

d. competed

( c

20. Can you lend me ten pounds? I'll .............. you ............ on Friday.

a. pay / back

b. take / back

c. bring / back

d. give / back

( a

21. Dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, and washing machines are ........................... devices.

a. educational

b. labour-saving

c. birth-control

d. child-rearing

( b

22. If they are tired, they should .......... down for a nap.

a. laid

b. lain

c. lie

d. lay

( c

23. The women's .............................. movement has given the woman more opportunities to get an education.

a. freedom

b. birth-control

c. liberation

d. independence

( c

24. His last letter to me ................ three years ago.

a. wrote

b. written

c. was written

d. writing

( c

25. .................................. send their best films to Cannes for the festival.

a. Film editors

b. Book reviewers

c. Scriptwriters

d. Film producers

( d

26. She has always been very nice .............. me.

a. of

b. to

c. with

d. about

( b

27. He went to see the sights. He had a .............................. tour.

a. investigating

b. sightseeing

c. reviewing d. interesting

( b

28. Do you know the girl ................ the magazine in the library?

a. reads

b. to read

c. are reading

d. reading

( d

29. Nowadays most women can ........................... an education.

a. create

b. join

c. pursue

d. bear

( c

30. This lake is .............. dirty to swim in.

a. very

b. too

c. much

d. enough

( b

31. Our grandmother didn't work outside the home when she was young. She only did her ................................ task.

a. traditional

b. radical

c. common

d. household

( d

32. There is so much smoke in the air that it is ................. to live in many of the world's cities.

a. enjoyable

b. pleasant

c. healthy

d. unhealthy

( d

33. My brother is old enough to ...................... his own living.

a. earn

b. produce

c. share

d. demand

( a

34. ................ that reason, I don't agree to marry him.

a. Because b. Although

c. Though

d. For

( d

35. Mrs Smith is going to hold a PTA ( Parents - Teachers Association) meeting next week; she will be the .............................. of the meeting.

a. headmistress

b. chairwoman

c. woman servant

d. hostess

( b

36. He wants to go to the movies and she .................

a. wants too

b. wants also

c. does too

d. does either

( c

37. The man explained to us .................. to get to the airport.

a. how

b. how can

c. how we can

d. how can we

( a

38. Eat ................ bread and more fruit.

a. many fewer

b. much fewer

c. many less

d. much less

( d

39. This is an English wedding. The bridegroom and the .................... are entertaining their guests.

a. groom

b. chairwoman

c. girl

d. bride

( d

40. We spent ................ day reading.

a. the whole

b. whole

c. all the

d. whole of the

( a

41. She's running slowly through the park. She's .......................

a. walking

b. riding

c. jogging

d. driving

( c

42. I couldn't help ................ afraid when I was alone in the house.

a. be

b. being

c. am

d. was

( b

43. “Is jogging a good ................................?” “Yes, I think so.”

a. job

b. exercise

c. task

d. service

( b

44. I think that The Smiths were embarrassed by Jane’s generosity. She insisted ................ it as a gift.

a. on them to accept

b. them accepting

c. that they accept

d. that they accepted

( c

45. Jogging makes ..................................

a. the heart stronger

b. people lose weight

c. people feel better about themselves

d. All are correct

( d

46. We have cut down .................. many trees that there are now vast areas of wasteland all over the world.

a. so

b. much

c. too

d. enough

( a

47. He has put a(n) ............................... in the newspaper to find a job.

a. ad (advertisement)

b. article

c. device

d. action

( a

48. We must act now before it is too late to do ............. about it.

a. nothing

b. something

c. everything

d. anything

( d

49. We work hard to raise our .......................................

a. money

b. freedom

c. housework

d. standard of living

( d

50. She asked if I would like half an apple or .................

a. whole one

b. the whole one

c. a one whole

d. a whole one

( b

Test 23

Pronunciation

1. a. monster b. cone c. ponder d. pond

--> b

2. a. fatal b. favour c. fatless d. famous

--> c

3. a. tomb b. comb c. tome d. home

--> a

4. a. wealth b. with c. both d. health

( b

5. a. dam b. ray c. spray d. patient

( a

6. a. change b. anger c. bridge d. fridge

( b

Find the mistakes

7. Those homework that your teacher assigned is due on Tuesday unless you have made prior arrangements to turn it in late.

a. Those

b. assigned

c. on Tuesday

d. have made

( a

8. Please give me a few coffee and some donuts if you have any left.

a. give me

b. a few

c. some donuts

d. if you have any ( b

9. There are ten childs playing in the yard near her house, but your child is not among them.

a. There are

b. childs

c. your child

d. among them

( b

10. People respected George Washington because he was a honest man, and he turned out to be one of our greatest military leaders.

a. People b. because

c. a honest man d. one of our greatest

( c

11. He isn't driving to the convention in March, and neither they are.

a. driving

b. the

c. in March

d. neither they are

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. “Why do they advertise their goods?” “To make ............................ spend their money.”

a. sellers

b. holiday makers

c. consumers

d. women

( c

13. Will the boy who has taken my pencil bring ................?

a. back to me

b. it back to me

c. back it to me

d. it to me back

( b

14. “What can you buy in a supermarket?” “Many things, including ......................”

a. passengers

b. consumers

c. rice cookers

d. manufacturers

( c

15. Jupiter spins faster than ................ planet.

a. any

b. any another

c. any others

d. any other

( d

16. Mr Smith has just bought a portable .........................

a. freight-carrying

b. double cassette player

c. pub

d. automatic washer

( b

17. I understand that the picnic has been postponed. Well, the interest ................ was not very promising.

a. showing

b. shows

c. to show

d. shown

( d

18. My sister spends a lot of money on food and on other things. She has a ................... habit.

a. wasteful

b. spending

c. consuming

d. stimulating

( b

19. "Why did you return so suddenly?" "Well, he demanded that I ................"

a. left

b. have left

c. leave

d. must leave

( c

20. Mr Tam teaches us how to swim. He is a ..............................

a. swimmer

b. swimming trainer

c. swim trainer

d. teacher swimming

( b

21. Seldom ................ such a beautiful sight.

a. saw

b. I have ever seen

c. have I seen

d. was ever seen

( c

22. What's the antonym of the underlined word? We are living in a complex society.

a. imperfect

b. narrow

c. out of date

d. simple

( d

23. It was difficult for Susan ............ the good news.

a. believe

b. to believe

c. believing

d. believed

( b

24. Computers are sometimes called ........................... machines.

a. adding

b. working

c. thinking

d. lightning

( c

25. John was shocked .............. that he had failed the driving test.

a. hearing

b. to hear

c. heard

d. hear

( b

26. A pharmacy is a ............................

a. chemist

b. druggist

c. chemist's shop

d. hospital

( c

27. Hardly ............... one problem when I was faced with another.

a. I solved

b. had I solved

c. did I solve

d. I had solved

( b

28. A pharmacist has to be careful in filling a(n) ............................

a. examination

b. prescription

c. pharmacy

d. internship

( b

29. There ............ more than a thousand employees in the factory now.

a. is

b. are

c. was

d. were

( b

30. If you need some aspirins, you can go to the ................... across the street.

a. shop

b. drugstore

c. public

d. prescription

( b

31. ................ form of transport is as popular as the private car.

a. No other

b. No others

c. None other

d. Nothing other

( a

32. “What do you hope to do when you graduate?” “...............................”

a. I haven't decided to go anywhere yet.

b. Yes, I'm willing to have a job.

c. I hope I can find a job in a pharmacy.

d. I hope they want to have more spare time.

( c

33. The girl's ................ was incomprehensible to the head teacher.

a. behaves

b. behavior

c. behavioral

d. behaviorism

( b

34. He is interested in ................................ research.

a. working

b. making

c. studying

d. doing

( d

35. He has gone ................ to continue his education.

a. to overseas

b. for overseas

c. in overseas

d. overseas

( d

36. Mark Twain ............................. his boyhood in Hannibal, which is on the Mississippi River.

a. lived

b. spent

c. stayed

d. enjoyed

( b

37. You had your washing machine fixed last month, ................?

a. hadn't you

b. didn't you

c. didn't it

d. hadn't it

( b

38. She seldom listens to the teacher. She always has ................... in class.

a. day-dreams

b. smoke

c. expectation

d. liquor

( a

39. He who doesn't go forward stays behind, ................?

a. doesn't he

b. does he

c. does not he

d. does he not

( a

40. The sights around Ha Long Bay are...........................

a. quiet

b. permanent

c. spectacular

d. encouraging

( c

41. Stop that nonsense, ................?

a. don't you

b. do you

c. will you

d. aren't you

( c

42. The computer has multiplied these two nine-digit numbers with a(n) .......................... speed.

a. trust-worth

b. mile-wide

c. airtight

d. lightning-fast

( d

43. What a stupid fellow, ................?

a. is he

b. isn't he

c. is she

d. isn't she

( b

44. If you tried hard, your dream would come .............................

a. right

b. lively

c. true

d. hopeful

( c

45. Clever boys need never work hard, ................?

a. needn't they

b. don't they

c. need they

d. do they

( c

46. Our headmaster gave us ..................... greetings when we came to his house.

a. astonished

b. hopeful

c. wasteful

d. cordial

( d

47. I saw several houses, most of ................ were unsuitable.

a. which

b. them

c. what

d. that

( a

48. I'm going to take a .................. liner (ship) to Ha Noi tomorrow.

a. majestic

b. passenger

c. pilot

d. captain

( b

49. Mrs Green, ................ thought Ann was tired, gave her the day off.

a. whom

b. whoever

c. that

d. who

( d

50. Uncle Ho is one of the most ................... revolutionary leaders in our country.

a. respected

b. grandest

c. astonished

d. magnificent

( a

Test 24

Pronunciation

1. a. match b. market c. tap d. cap

( b

2. a. book b. look c. floor d. hook

-->c

3. a. hire b. find c. file d. film

( d

4. a. hate b. fat c. cat d. bat

--> a

5. a. sun b. pull c. fun d. hunt

--> b

6. a. pardon b. hard c. parent d. park

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. Catherine is studying law at the university, and so does John.

a. is studying

b. law

c. at the university

d. so does John

( d

8. The company has so little money that it can't hardly operate anymore.

a. has

b. so little

c. that it

d. can't hardly

( d

9. My cousin attends an university in the Midwest which specializes in astronomy.

a. My cousin

b. an university

c. specializes

d. in astronomy

( b

10. The students were interested in take a field trip to The National History Museum, but they were not able to raise enough money.

a. were

b. interested

c. in take

d. were not able to raise

( c

11. Us students would rather not attend night classes in the summer, but we often have to.

a. Us students

b. would rather not attend

c. we

d. have to

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. She passed the exams, ................ made her parents very proud.

a. what

b. it

c. which

d. who

( c

13. He looks thin, but ......................... he is very healthy.

a. also

b. naturally

c. actually

d. consequently

( c

14. I don't really like her, ................ I admire her achievements.

a. because

b. as

c. even though

d. despite

( c

15. You are only one .......................... many who need help.

a. among

b. between

c. around

d. besides

( a

16. They don't allow ................ here.

a. sit

b. to sit

c. sitting

d. sat

( c

17. Take ....................... measures you consider best.

a. however

b. whenever

c. wherever

d. whatever

( d

18. The shirt ................ in that shop is beautiful.

a. buy

b. buying

c. to buy

d. bought

( d

19. A person who makes dresses is a ...........................

a. dress-make

b. dresser-make

c. dressmaker

d. dresser-maker

( c

20. If the truth .............. known, there would be a public outcry.

a. was

b. were

c. had been

d. had

( b

21. This woman works in a publishing house. She prepares other people's writings for publication. She is..........................

a. an author

b. a publisher

c. a reader

d. an editor

( d

22. She still can't get ................ the shock for her baby's death.

a. out

b. on

c. over

d. away

( c

23. ............................... difficulties you may encounter, I'm sure you'll succeed.

a. How

b. Whatever

c. However

d. How greater

( b

24. My application for the job was turned ......................

a. round

b. down

c. up

d. off

( b

25. No longer ................................... to do all her housework with her hands because our family now owns some new labour-saving devices.

a. my mother has

b. has my mother

c. does my mother has

d. does my mother have

( d

26. I apologized ........... Bridget ............ the misunderstanding.

a. for / on

b. to / for

c. with / for

d. of / of

( b

27. I did it ........................... they asked me to.

a. because

b. because of

c. so

d. by reason

( a

28. Hypochondriacs are healthy people who imagine they are ........... serious illnesses.

a. suffering from

b. enduring

c. taking

d. existing

( a

29. ............................ his bad leg, he couldn't walk so fast as the others.

a. Because

b. Because of

c. The reason

d. Since

( b

30. Do you often visit the doctor’s ...........?

a. surgery

b. office

c. room

d. house

( a

31. A ................................. is used to clean the floors.

a. washing machine

b. dishwasher

c. vacuum cleaner

d. floor washer

( c

32. Would you like .................... with me?

a. to dance

b. dance

c. dancing

d. to be danced

( a

33. How do you speak this fraction: 3/5?

a. three over fifth

b. three-fifth

c. three-fifths

d. three-fives

( c

34. Have you ever experienced ........... pain?

a. intensive

b. intense

c. strong

d. intensify

( b

35. I have no money now. If I .......................... some, I ................ a pocket calculator.

a. have / would buy

b. had / bought

c. had / will buy

d. had / would buy

( d

36. The sun ..................... early in the summer.

a. rose

b. rises

c. is rising

d. raises

( b

37. How do you speak this number (British way):1.000.000.000.000.

a. one trillion

b. one billion

c. one quadrillion

d. quintillion

( b

38. Do you sometimes feel you have a mysterious ........... in the chest?

a. ache

b. pain

c. sickness

d. weakness

( b

39. My parents didn't permit me ......................... out last night.

a. gone

b. went

c. to go

d. going

( c

40. Do you ever find it difficult to ...........?

a. breath

b. breathe

c. breathy

d. breathless

( b

41. Nam's parents are very ........................... with his success.

a. please

b. pleasant

c. pleasing

d. pleased

( d

42. Do you often ........... about mysterious headaches?

a. protest

b. complain

c. say

d. listen

( b

43. Boiled meat can be kept in ............................ containers and shipped to other countries.

a. tight-air

b. airsick

c. air-free

d. airtight

( d

44. Are you losing your ...........?

a. remembrance

b. memory

c. memorize

d. remember

( b

45. .......................... of the two boys went on a picnic yesterday. They ........................ stayed home and watched the Olympic Games on TV.

a. Both/ either

b. Neither/ both

c. Both/ neither

d. Neither/ either

( b

46. Do you constantly feel .......................?

a. exhausted

b. exhausting

c. exhaustedly

d. exhaust

( a

47. He can't buy that bicycle because he has ......................... money.

a. a lot of

b. a little

c. little

d. few

( c

48. When you get up in the morning, do you usually feel ...........?

a. poorly

b. sickly

c. poor

d. sickness

( a

49. Nowadays ............................ women get university degrees.

a. either

b. every

c. both

d. many

( d

50. I guess ....................... not interested because we have not heard from them.

a. their

b. there

c. they're

d. theirs

( c

Test 25

Pronunciation

1. a. shirt b. fire c. first d. bird

--> b

2. a. think b. sign c. ring d. sing

--> b

3. a. fight b. high c. figure d. bright

--> c

4. a. house b. hour c. how d. horse

--> b

5. a. bob b. hob c. lob d. bomb

--> d

6. a. long b. song c. tongue d. wrong

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. The policeman ordered the suspect to don't remove his hands from the hood of the car.

a. the suspect

b. to don't remove

c. his hands

d. from the

( b

8. It was him who came running into the classroom with the news.

a. him

b. who

c. into the classroom

d. with the news

( a

9. My brother doesn't care how much does the car cost because he is going to buy it anyway.

a. My brother

b. does the car cost

c. because

d. he is going to buy

( b

10. Mary and her sister studied biology last year, and so does Jean.

a. Mary and her

b. studied

c. last year

d. so does Jean

( d

11. Peter had already saw that musical before he read the reviews about it.

a. already saw

b. before

c. read

d. about it ( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. ...................... of the students in my class could solve the problem yesterday.

a. None

b. Neither

c. Either

d. Not much

( a

13. She had to .................. eating sweets after her decaying teeth were pulled out.

a. quiet

b. quit

c. quite

d. quietly

( b

14. He has just gone to his friend's house, ...................... there is a party today.

a. who

b. which

c. whom

d. where

( d

15. He will not be coming ............... the meeting because he has too many papers to grade.

a. to

b. two

c. too

d. in

( a

16. English ................................ in many parts of the world.

a. is speaking

b. speaking

c. is spoken

d. spoken

( c

17. If you are in a crowd, are you afraid you will ............... a cold?

a. pick

b. pick up

c. pick out

d. pick off

( b

18. “Whose portrait is it?” “It's my ..........................”

a. grandfather's

b. feature

c. features

d. grandfather

( a

19. Do you wash your hands all the time because you are afraid ................... germs?

a. in

b. of

c. about

d. for

( b

20. Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

a. My teacher who teaches English is not married.

b. My teacher, who teaches English, is not married.

c. My teacher, who teaches English is not married.

d. My teacher who teaches English, is not married.

( b

21. Do you only eat things that are ............... for you?

a. hygienic

b. good

c. bad

d. suitable

( b

22. Lan doesn't work as hard as he ...................... last year.

a. was

b. didn't

c. did

d. wasn't

( c

23. Do you think that lack of sleep will ............... you?

a. harm

b. hurt

c. pain

d. annoy

( a

24. I remember ........................ you before, but I have forgotten your name.

a. to meet

b. met

c. meet

d. meeting

( d

25. Do you have bad ...............?

a. flesh

b. skin

c. bone

d. face

( b

26. Try ......................... so many mistakes.

a. not to make

b. not make

c. to make not

d. make not

( a

27. Are you worrying about ............... on your face?

a. spots

b. specks

c. holes

d. lots

( a

28. He walked to the ............ of the river and jumped in.

a. start

b. extent

c. side

d. border

( d

29. Are you convinced that life is a fatal ...............?

a. disease

b. decease

c. death

d. diseased

( a

30. Mrs Baker told her son: "You have to ......... for being rude to your aunt."

a. excuse

b. apologize

c. forgive

d. confess

( b

31. My shirt and yours are very alike, so I say they are the .............. each other.

a. same with

b. same as

c. same like

d. same than

( b

32. Because it rained very heavily all day we had to .................. the garden party until the next Sunday.

a. pre-arrange

b. postpone

c. re-arrange

d. preserve

( b

33. Daisy likes chocolate, ..................

a. and me too

b. and I too

c. and so do I

d. and also I

( c

34. He has never ............... any experience of living in London.

a. had

b. wished

c. done

d. made

( a

35. .............. a nurse, I often look after patients in hospital.

a. Like

b. Else

c. As

d. Also

( c

36. Hello. Is that 21005? Please put me ........................ to the accountant.

a. across

b. up

c. over

d. through

( d

37. He said it .............. he meant it.

a. as

b. like

c. like as if

d. as if

( d

38. She heated the chocolate until it ........... then poured it over the cake.

a. formed

b. melted

c. changed

d. moisture

( b

39. Nancy plays the piano .............. Mary does.

a. better than

b. more good than

c. more good as

d. better as

( a

40. They tell me she is ................. a lot of money in her new job.

a. having

b. earning

c. gaining

d. profiting

( b

41. .............. a lot of other people, he decided to continue his trip.

a. Contrary for

b. In contrast by

c. On the contrary with

d. In contrast with

( d

42. One ........... of their old house is that it has no garden.

a. pity

b. dislike

c. complaint

d. disadvantage

( d

43. You should say something if you ......................... me.

a. disagree with

b. differ from

c. differ with

d. differ by

( a

44. They sailed to Cu Lao Cham island, then ......... a bicycle three days and visited most places of interest.

a. lent

b. bought

c. hired

d. charged

( c

45. I don't know who will win. They're .............. .

a. equally talented

b. equally as talented

c. equal talented

d. equal as talented

( a

46. The station clock is not as ...................... as it should be, it is usually between one and two minutes fast.

a. strict

b. certain

c. true

d. accurate

( d

47. The two designs are exactly the same .............. .

a. in all cases

b. in all respects

c. in any event

d. in all faces

( b

48. The teacher ................ them to answer that difficult question.

a. explained

b. told

c. said

d. discussed

( b

49. How are your son feeling today? - .............. better, thank you.

a. More

b. Much

c. Very

d. Many

( b

50. Have you anything ....................... to do?

a. other

b. more

c. else

d. another

( c

Test 26

Pronunciation

1. a. rose b. cover c. nose d. over

--> b

2. a. stage b. manage c. village d. baggage

--> a

3. a. sea b. sand c. sun d. sure

--> d

4. a. supply b. supermaket c. support d. suppose

--> b

5. a. blood b. mood c. moon d. soon

--> a

6. a. good b. roof c. foot d. flood

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. There's a new Oriental restaurant in town, isn't it?

a. a

b. new

c. in town

d. isn't it

( d

8. The government has decided voting on the resolution now rather than next month.

a. has

b. voting

c. on the resolution

d. rather

( b

9. The professor is thinking to go to the conference on aerodynamics next month.

a. is

b. to go

c. on aerodynamics

d. next month

( b

10. His father does not approve him to go to the banquet without dressing formally.

a. does not

b. him to go

c. without dressing

d. formally

( b

11. No one would have attended the lecture if you told the truth about the guest speaker.

a. attended

b. told

c. the truth about

d. guest speaker

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. They have just passed an examination. ............................

a. So I have

b. So have I

c. And I

d. Too have I

( b

13. After closing the envelope, the boy .......... the stamps on firmly.

a. licked

b. sucked

c. stuck

d. struck

( c

14. You should do it .............. .

a. like this

b. like so

c. so

d. like this way

( a

15. There's ............ to be frightened of the dog, he is quite harmless.

a. a fear

b. no fear

c. no need

d. any reason

( c

16. He didn't travel to Paris last year. I didn't .............. .

a. neither

b. also

c. too

d. either

( d

17. As soon as the fire bell rang, everyone walked quickly downstairs and out of the building, ........... gathered in the car park.

a. while

b. then

c. before

d. to

( b

18. Do you like football?

a. Yes. I very much like

b. Yes. I like very much

c. Yes. I like it very much

d. Yes. I very much like it.

( c

19. I'll have to ..... to you, otherwise she will hear.

a. shout

b. say

c. whistle

d. whisper

( d

20. Trees ..................... since it stopped raining.

a. have planted

b. has planted

c. has been planted

d. have been planted

( d

21. Peter has been looking for this book for months and ...... he has found it.

a. at last

b. in time

c. at the end

d. at present

( a

22. People who don't concentrate and tend to forget things can be described as .............. .

a. abstracted

b. absent-minded

c. distracted

d. mad

( b

23. After a lot of difficulties, I ........... to solve that thorny problem.

a. managed

b. succeeded

c. obtained

d. realized

( a

24. A person who is admired by other people has .................

a. greatly fame

b. an excellent reputation

c. good rumor

d. character

( b

25. The plays lasted three hours with ............ of 15 minutes between part one and part two.

a. an interval

b. a pause

c. a stop

d. an interruption

( a

26. A person who works seriously and with care .................

a. is conscious

b. is conscientious

c. has conscience

d. has conscious

( b

27. ................ several footballers who were interviewed ............ David Beckham.

a. Among/ were

b. Among/ had

c. One of/ were

d. Among / was

( d

28. A person who is well-known and has a good reputation is .............. .

a. notorious

b. famous

c. infamous

d. great

( b

29. Do you ………… smoke? I think there is a fire down the street.

a. ever

b. usually

c. feel

d. smell

( d

30. The motion picture has become a significant element of contemporary ..........

a. agriculture

b. culture

c. sport

d. music

( b

31. People who think only of themselves without concern for others are ..................

a. egoist

b. selfish

c. egotist

d. selfishness

( b

32. If the weather ........... fine, I shall go out.

a. was

b. is

c. were

d. will be

( b

33. A person who is not distinguished in any way is .............. .

a. vulgar

b. common

c. ordinary

d. equal

( c

35. If he had known her new address, he ......... to see her.

a. came

b. will come

c. would come

d. would have come

( d

36. A person who reads and thinks a lot is .............. .

a. intellectual

b. spiritual

c. witty

d. funny

( a

37. When you come to the crossroads, you will see the ...... showing the way to Trafalgar square.

a. advertisement

b. signpost

c. signal

d. announcement

( b

38. A person who is easily annoyed or made angry is ...............

a. nervous

b. tense

c. irritable

d. fierce

( c

39. “Thomson's mother is still looking for him.” “Hasn't he ....................... yet?”

a. been found

b. to find

c. found

d. being found

( a

40. People ................... apply themselves seriously to their work are hardworking.

a. who

b. whom

c. which

d. whose

( a

41. Peter is worried .................. his final exam in English.

a. about falling

b. to fall

c. with falling

d. to failure

( a

42. After ..................... dinner, I watched television.

a. eat

b. eating

c. eaten

d. ate

( b

43. “I don't know whether to take that English course or not.” “If I ........ you, I'd take it.”

a. am

b. will be

c. had been you

d. were

( d

44. The teacher told her pupils ........................ down.

a. sit

b. to sit

c. sitting

d. sat

( b

45. It's no use ............ a language if you don't try to speak it.

a. to learn

b. learning

c. learned

d. learn

( b

46. A person who has a different opinion from other people is ..................

a. disagreeable

b. unsympathetic

c. agreeable

d. sympathetic

( a

47. She was offered the job ........... her qualifications were poor.

a. despite

b. even though

c. in spite of

d. where as

( b

48. A person who has good sense and judgement is .................

a. sensible

b. sensitive

c. conscious

d. clever

( a

49. We are sure to pass the exam. We feel sure ........... it.

a. to

b. for

c. in

d. of

( d

50. We can describe someone who is fond ................ sport is sporty.

a. of

b. in

c. on

d. with

( a

Test 27

Pronunciation

1. a. window b. flow c. how d. show

--> c

2. a. find b. thing c. nine d. wine

--> b

3. a. sugar b. see c. saint d. sit

--> a

4. a. man b. fan c. fat d. table

--> d

5. a. home b. comb c. money d. Rome

--> c

6. a. kind b. sing c. find d. blind

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. We had better to review this chapter carefully because we will have some questions on it on our test tomorrow.

a. to review

b. carefully

c. some

d. on it on our

( a

8. Despite the time of the year, yesterday's temperature was enough hot to turn on the air conditioning.

a. Despite

b. yesterday's

c. enough hot

d. to turn on

( c

9. Danny spent such enjoyable vacation in Europe this summer that he plans to return as soon as he saves enough money.

a. such enjoyable

b. that he

c. to return

d. saves enough money

( a

10. Although the quantity was small, we had supplies enough to finish the experiment.

a. Although

b. was

c. supplies enough

d. the

( c

11. Kurt had so interesting and creative plans that everyone wanted to work on his committee.

a. so interesting

b. plans

c. wanted

d. on

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. They talked to each other when they were .................... the trains.

a. in

b. on

c. by

d. out of

( b

13. Beethoven was .....................

a. musician of a genie

b. musician of a genius

c. genial musician

d. ordinary musician

( b

14. He's looking forward to .................... next Sunday evening.

a. see you

b. seeing you

c. seen you

d. have seen you

( b

15. There is a boy ...................... father won the prize.

a. whose

b. which

c. who

d. his

( a

16. His father was .......... last night.

a. robbed

b. stolen

c. rob

d. stole

( a

17. Thank you very much ........................ your presence.

a. after

b. about

c. with

d. for

( d

18. It is the manager ......... decides what to do first.

a. that

b. whom

c. which

d. whose

( a

19. She'd like some spicy food. She might try a ..................

a. delicacy

b. delicatessen

c. delicious

d. delicate

( b

20. His sister Mary, ............. you talked to yesterday, is a kind girl.

a. whom

b. that

c. which

d. who

( a

21. He doesn't want to leave the shop window because he is admiring the .................

a. exhibition

b. show

c. display

d. exposition

( c

22. ............ it's late, we have to hurry.

a. Because

b. Since

c. Both a and b are correct

d. For

( c

23. Can you type without ………. look at the keyboard?

a. must

b. have to

c. to have to

d. having to

( d

24. A large shop that sells all kinds of goods is called a ..................

a. warehouse

b. storeroom

c. large shop

d. department store

( d

25. Both my grandfather and my grandmother .............. alive.

a. are

b. is

c. are being

d. is being

( a

26. What ................. of perfume is he using?

a. mark

b. brand

c. marque

d. label

( b

27. Eleven miles ......... a long distance.

a. are

b. is

c. have been

d. were

( b

28. How many .......................... do you have?

a. child

b. childs

c. children

d. childrens

( c

29. Keep your house ......................

a. clean

b. cleanly

c. much clean

d. much cleanly

( a

30. A shop may sell things cheaply when it is having a ..................

a. liquidation

b. clearance sale

c. clearance

d. reduce

( b

31. No one in the football match was so versatile ........... he was.

a. as

b. like

c. than

d. not like

( a

32. Personally, I do all my shopping locally and prefer to deal with local ..................

a. traders

b. tradesmen

c. merchants

d. dealers

( b

33. Daisy and Mary are in the kitchen. ....................... are in the kitchen.

a. They both

b. They some

c. Some of them

d. Neither of them

( a

34. Something you buy at a good price ................... as a bargain.

a. can be described

b. can describe

c. could be described

d. could describe

( a

35. My friend paid me a visit. She..............

a. visited me

b. made me a visit

c. did me a visit

d. paid for a visit

( a

36. A business has to pay a lot for ................. on TV.

a. advertising

b. propaganda

c. publicity

d. newspaper

( a

37. He’s worried about the electrical wiring.

a. the way of using electricity

b. the system of electrical wires

c. the order of electrical things

d. the cost of power consumption

( b

38. The authority decided to .................... some narrow streets.

a. widen

b. extend

c. increase

d. lengthen

( a

39. The mad murderer strikes again!

a. blows

b. beats

c. attacks

d. exists

( c

40. When .......................... invented?

a. was computer

b. were computers

c. was the computer

d. were the computers

( c

41. Spanish is required for that job.

a. compulsory

b. interesting

c. extra

d. optional

( a

42. It took us a long time to get there. It was ....................... journey.

a. three hour

b. a three-hours

c. a three-hour

d. a third-hour

( c

43. After having been instructed to drive out of town, he started to acquire confidence.

a. accept

b. touch

c. receive

d. gain

( d

44. She doesn't like stories ........................ have unhappy endings.

a. that

b. they

c. whom

d. who

( a

45. The strike began last month after a worker had been sacked.

a. employed

b. dismissed

c. separated

d. injured

( b

46. You'll find the prices of our goods in our published .....................

a. tariff

b. charges

c. price-list

d. list

( c

47. They were the most difficult conditions experienced by the prospector.

a. felt

b. made

c. imagined

d. generated

( a

48. They've been ................ with the same company for years.

a. treating

b. dealing

c. using

d. handling

( b

49. By the time I’d altered everything for Jack, do-it-yourself had become a hobby.

a. changed

b. improved

c. adjusted

d. modernized

( a

50. The device ................ on top of buildings to pick up a TV signal is called an aerial.

a. used

b. used to

c. be used

d. using

( a

Test 28

Pronunciation

1. a. happy b. fly c. sky d. dry

--> a

2. a. hot b. got c. mode d. shot

--> c

3. a. but b. cut c. shut d. put

--> d

4. a. fat b. hate c. bat d. hat

--> b

5. a. that b. make c. take d. cake

--> a

6. a. set b. get c. between d. met

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. If Rudy would have studied German in college, he would not have found the scientific terminology so difficult to understand.

a. would have studied

b. in college

c. the scientific

d. so difficult to understand

( a

8. I have to depositing this money in my checking account or else the check I just wrote will bounce.

a. depositing

b. my checking

c. just wrote

d. will bounce

( a

9. We wish today was sunny so that we could spend the day in the country communing with nature.

a. was

b. so that

c. could spend

d. in the country

( a

10. Bees are used to fly after having crossed the continent many times during the past decade.

a. fly

b. having crossed

c. many times

d. past decade

( a

11. Our Spanish professor would like us spending more time in the laboratory practicing our pronunciation.

a. us

b. spending

c. in the

d. practicing

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Just a few of the fans misbehave at matches.

a. behave properly

b. behave improperly

c. behave well

d. behave acceptably

( b

13. A "WC" is also called a ................

a. water cabinet

b. toilet closet

c. water closet

d. toilet hall

( c

14. As the woman left the bank she spotted a phone box.

a. entered

b. picked up

c. marked (it) with spots

d. caught sight of

( d

15. A well-equipped house often has every .................

a. convenience

b. facility

c. commodity

d. ease

( a

16. All of the patients were withdrawn and depressed.

a. gloomy

b. uncommunicative

c. confused

d. open

( b

17. It was a great party. ................. enjoyed it.

a. All of everybody

b. All

c. All of us

d. Everybody of us

( c

18. Her father always scolds her whenever she stays out late.

a. reproaches

b. beats

c. punishes

d. warns

( a

19. He put his fingers into a power point and got an ................ shock.

a. electronic

b. electrical

c. electric

d. electricity

( c

20. It is a marvelous chance for him to get a promotion.

a. best

b. final

c. wonderful

d. terrible

( c

21. Wire that carries .................... power has to be very well insulated.

a. electronic

b. electrical

c. electric

d. electricity

( b

22. Sam is very upset to hear about his close friend’s accident.

a. surprised

b. terrified

c. worried

d. excited

( c

23. We get our water supply through ................ .

a. pipes

b. tubes

c. inner tubes

d. wires

( a

24. It always takes ages to correct your assignment.

a. many years

b. many months

c. a long time

d. a period

( c

25. She told me about her new job, .................... very much.

a. that she's enjoying

b. which she's enjoying

c. that she's enjoying it

d. she's enjoying it

( b

26. Most of the regulations seemed too severe.

a. judgments

b. rules

c. punishment

d. attitudes

( b

27. What kind of system would you fit to guard against burglars? A(n) .................

a. safety

b. security

c. insurance

d. guard

( b

28. My family often go to the theatre on Sunday evenings for .....................

a. entertainment

b. entertain

c. entertaining

d. entertainingly

( a

29. The thing you use to break an electric circuit is called ...................

a. an interrupter

b. a switch

c. a stop

d. a pause

( b

30. The ....................... of our company are widely consumed in the country.

a. product

b. produces

c. producing

d. products

( d

31. The container that holds water behind a lavatory is called a ..............

a. cistern

b. tank

c. washbasin

d. reservoir

( a

32. The members should do their best to ......................... to building their own company.

a. contribution

b. contribute

c. contributing

d. contributed

( b

33. I'm thinking ...................... a house. Do you think that's a good idea?

a. to buy

b. of to buy

c. of buying

d. on buying

( c

34. In spring, there are many ............... kinds of beautiful flowers in Dalat.

a. variety

b. variously

c. various

d. various-ness

( c

35. The material which is often used to make clothes, etc., is ..............

a. stuff

b. fabric

c. matter

d. substance

( b

36. Are you .................. danger when you came to that forest?

a. awareness of

b. aware of

c. aware to

d. awareness to

( b

37. A device used to keep a room .................... a comfortable temperature is an air-conditioner.

a. at

b. in

c. on

d. under

( a

38. “What's that?” “I don't know, but it tastes ................... honey.”

a. like

b. as

c. so

d. No word is needed

( a

39. An electric toaster is an electrical ............. .

a. sort

b. kind

c. appliance

d. goods

( c

40. ........................... helps people buy the things they need.

a. Advertise

b. Advertising

c. Advertiser

d. Advertisement

( b

41. A book about imaginary people and events is a .................

a. novel

b. roman

c. fiction

d. soap opera

( a

42. He always tells the ................. that anybody don't dare to tell.

a. truth

b. true

c. truthful

d. truthfully

( a

43. People who can read and write can be described as ............. .

a. literati

b. literate

c. literature

d. literary

( b

44. The best and most fuel -economical cars are ......................... in Japan.

a. product

b. produced

c. producing

d. produces

( b

45. The woman ……........ was sitting in the car wore a yellow dress.

a. who

b. which

c. when

d. whom

( a

46. Companies often spend large sums of money making ................ to sell their products.

a. advertise

b. advertisements

c. advertising

d. advertiser

( b

47. Writings that are valued as works of art can be described as .....................

a. literature

b. philology

c. poem

d. literary

( a

48. Every student knows the ............................ of the last examination.

a. important

b. importantly

c. unimportant

d. importance

( d

49. A book you are obliged to study in detail for an examination is a ................

a. novel

b. short story

c. set book

d. story

( c

50. I had little ................ in finding a place to live. I found a flat quite easily.

a. difficulty

b. difficult

c. difficulties

d. difficultness

( a

Test 29

Pronunciation

1. a. ground b. should c. about d. amount

--> b

2. a. made b. fate c. hate d. hand

--> d

3. a. allow b. all c. fall d. hall

--> a

4. a. few b. new c. chew d. phew

--> c

5. a. should b. mouth c. would d. could

--> b

6. a. chase b. case c. face d. sad

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. Sam used to live in Oklahoma, but his company had him transferred to a better position in Georgia.

a. live

b. but

c. had him transferred

d. a better position

( c

8. My child started to attend school when he is six years old.

a. My child

b. to attend

c. when

d. is

( d

9. Sally must have called her sister last night, but she arrived home too late to call her.

a. must have called

b. arrived

c. too late

d. her

( a

10. Anybody who plans to attend the meeting ought send a short note to the chairperson.

a. who plans

b. to attend

c. ought send

d. to the

( c

11. The teachers and the administrators are having so difficult time agreeing on a contract for the forthcoming year that the teachers may go on strike.

a. so difficult

b. agreeing

c. the forthcoming year

d. may go on strike

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. A poem is often divided into ..................

a. pages

b. verses

c. paragraphs

d. parts

( b

13. My mother doesn't allow ......................... in the house.

a. smoke

b. smoked

c. smoking

d. smokeless

( c

14. We don't like the .............. in this play.

a. persons

b. characters

c. types

d. people

( b

15. Carol's parents always encouraged her .......................... hard at school.

a. studying

b. to study

c. studies

d. studied

( b

16. There is no time ......................... the present.

a. if

b. as if

c. as

d. like

( d

17. Sorry I am late. The car ......................... down on my way here.

a. break

b. broke

c. breaking

d. broken

( b

18. She put his ..................... to the petition.

a. firm

b. trademark

c. signature

d. mark

( c

19. The house was very quiet when I got home. Everybody ................... to bed.

a. go

b. had gone

c. has gone

d. goes

( b

20. She is looking up some words in a dictionary because she doesn't know what they .....................

a. signify

b. mean

c. imply

d. represent

( b

21. My father has just bought a new .......................... cooker for my mother on her birthday.

a. electric

b. electricity

c. electrical

d. electrically

( a

22. A work of fiction which is shorter than a novel is a ..............

a. short story

b. history

c. romance

d. novel

( a

23. ....................... at the factory was seriously affected during the strike.

a. Product

b. Produce

c. Production

d. Produced

( c

24. You don't know where Nam is, ............................?

a. don't you

b. do you

c. is he

d. isn't he

( b

25. That .................... practises on this street every morning.

a. jog

b. jogger

c. jogging

d. joggle

( b

26. Do you want ........................ with you or do you want to go alone?

a. me coming

b. me to come

c. that I come

d. that I will come

( b

27. The horse won the race ....................

a. comfortably

b. comfort

c. comfortable

d. comfortableness

( a

28. Someone who briefly assesses a play or book in the press writes a ..............

a. critic

b. criticism

c. critique

d. review

( d

29. Whenever you met .................... , let me see. I will be ready to help you.

a. difficult

b. difficulties

c. difficultness

d. difficultly

( b

30. We must end each sentence with a ...............

a. dot

b. point

c. comma

d. full stop

( d

31. Mary is very ..................... , so everybody loves her very much.

a. friendly and kind

b. friend and kind

c. friendly and kindly

d. friend and kindly

( a

32. Businessmen might arrange a meeting in order to have ............. .

a. a discussion

b. a conversation

c. an argument

d. a dialogue

( a

33. The man we interviewed for the job was intelligent but we weren't very impressed by his ....................

a. appearance

b. appearing

c. appear

d. appears

( a

34. If you have an angry argument or disagreement with someone, you've probably been ...............

a. conversing

b. disputing

c. quarrelling

d. discussing

( c

35. She is the most .................. pupil in our class.

a. intelligence

b. intelligent

c. unintelligent

d. intelligently

( b

36. If you express in words, you are probably ............. something.

a. noticing

b. regarding

c. observing

d. saying

( d

37. The company is very efficient and gives a ................ service.

a. speed

b. speedily

c. speeding

d. speedy

( d

38. The guard is pinning ................ on a notice board.

a. a notice

b. a placard

c. a sign

d. a cartel

( a

39. Having scientific ................ is very necessary in our modern life.

a. know

b. knowable

c. knowing

d. knowledge

( d

40. If a person ............... with something, he will nod.

a. agrees

b. disagrees

c. accepts

d. receives

( a

41. He had an accident because he crossed the street ……………….

a. care

b. carelessly

c. careless

d. carelessness

( b

42. The girl sees her friends across the street, so she ............. them.

a. salutes

b. waves to

c. welcomes

d. nods

( b

43. She will never forget the ................. holiday in Dalat.

a. wonder

b. wonderful

c. wonderfully

d. wondering

( b

44. You probably think carefully before deciding how to ............. a business letter.

a. respond to

b. respond

c. reply

d. answer to

( a

45. I apologized for the .............. which was my fault.

a. misunderstanding

b. understand

c. understanding

d. understandingly

( a

46. If you want to turn left or turn right, you should ..................

a. do a sign

b. sign

c. signal

d. signify

( c

47. Our manager doesn't allow us ................... in the office.

a. smoke

b. to smoke

c. smoking

d. smokeless

( b

48. They spent the afternoon talking. They had a nice ..................

a. speech

b. chat

c. speak

d. discussion

( b

49. I rang the doorbell but there was still no answer. Then I tried .................... on the door, but there was still no answer.

a. knocking

b. knock

c. to knock

d. knocked

( a

50. Seeing his face, she couldn't help ......................

a. laughing

b. to laugh

c. that she laughed

d. be laugh

( a

Test 30

Pronunciation

1. a. natural b. nature c. native d. nation

--> a

2. a. name b. flame c. man d. fame

--> c

3. a. summer b. future c. number d. drummer

--> b

4. a. count b. sound c. found d. should

--> d

5. a. last b. fast c. taste d. task

--> c

6. a. how b. low c. know d. slow

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. It is difficult to get used to sleep in a tent after having a soft, comfortable bed to lie on.

a. difficult

b. to sleep

c. having

d. to lie on

( b

8. The director felt badly about not giving Mary the position that she had sought with his company.

a. badly

b. not giving

c. that

d. had sought

( a

9. Tom and Mark hope go skiing in the mountains this weekend if the weather is nice.

a. go

b. in the mountains

c. if the

d. is nice

( a

10. The political candidate talked as if she has already been elected to the presidency.

a. The

b. has

c. been elected

d. to the

( b

11. The salad tasted so well that my brother returned to the salad bar for another helping.

a. so well

b. returned to

c. salad bar for

d. another helping

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. We must have .............. for looking after our parents when they are old.

a. responsible

b. responsibly

c. responsibility

d. respond

( c

13. It doesn't seem ugly to me, ................. , I think it's rather beautiful.

a. Contrary

b. The contrary

c. In contrast

d. On the contrary

( d

14. ................... in filling a prescription could cost a life.

a. Carelessness

b. Care

c. Careful

d. Carefulness

( a

15. Ann ........................ and left.

a. said goodbye to me

b. said me goodbye

c. told me goodbye

d. told goodbye to me

( a

16. An air-hostess should be very .................

a. tactful

b. tact

c. tactfully

d. tactless

( a

17. In normal circumstances when you are asked if it's cold outside, you say: "............."

a. Of course

b. Naturally

c. Yes, it is

d. Indeed

( c

18. Sarah is very tired. She ............... very hard recently.

a. works

b. has been working

c. had been working

d. has worked

( b

19. If a discussion or argument becomes intense, we may describe it as .............

a. hot

b. warm

c. heat

d. heated

( d

20. Any ................ information you may have on the accident will be most useful to the police.

a. add

b. additional

c. adding

d. addition

( b

21. Peter and Jack have the same point of view, they are .................

a. agreeable

b. in agreement

c. happy

d. same

( b

22. The judge and jury found the ............... man guilty.

a. accuse

b. accusation

c. accusal

d. accused

( d

23. I didn't hear you ............. in. You must have been very quiet.

a. to come

b. come

c. came

d. be come

( b

24. The police recovered the ......................... jewelry yesterday.

a. steal

b. stolen

c. had stolen

d. stealing

( b

25. “Do you want to go camping with us?” “Yes, I want .............”

a. it

b. to

c. No word

d. do

( b

26. In .................. with the rules of the competition, the team was disqualified.

a. accordance

b. accord

c. according

d. accordant

( a

27. The whole class rose ................. when the principal came into the classroom.

a. no word

b. their hands

c. their books

d. in

( a

28. Jane had to get used to ................... on the left.

a. drive

b. driving

c. driven

d. drove

( b

29. The man who was injured in the accident was explaining ...................

a. to the police the situation

b. the situation to the police

c. the police the situation

d. the situation the police

( b

30. What kinds of .............. have been made for the Queen's arrival?

a. arrange

b. arrangements

c. arranges

d. arranging

( b

31. You had better wait for them to answer before getting in touch .................... them again.

a. with

b. about

c. of

d. in

( a

32. I told Mai not to be so ........................ of his brother's faults. He is already doing his best.

a. criticize

b. critic

c. critical

d. critically

( c

33. My sister always sends .................. for my birthday.

a. to me something nice

b. me something nice

c. something nice for me

d. Both b and c are correct

( b

34. Ever since his ................... from school, Larry has been staying at home.

a. suspend

b. suspension

c. suspended

d. suspending

( b

35. “Did you have a good time on holiday?” ”Yes, we enjoyed ................. a lot.”

a. No word

b. it

c. them

d. about

( b

36. "Would you like some ............?" Mrs Lan asked, "You must be tired after that long walk."

a. refresh

b. refreshment

c. refreshing

d. refreshingly

( b

37. Would you please ............. this suitcase upstairs?

a. carrying

b. to carry

c. carry

d. be carry

( c

38. This is an extremely dangerous .................. That worker will have to be very careful when breaking out of this building.

a. situate

b. situated

c. situates

d. situation

( d

39. They only ..................... money if they are sure it will be paid back.

a. borrow

b. lend

c. interest

d. charge

( b

40. The Jacks live a very ..................... lifestyle. They own many houses and frequently travel around the world.

a. luxurious

b. luxury

c. luxuriously

d. luxuriate

( a

41. ............... of the committee, I'd like to thank you for your generous donation.

a. According

b. On behalf

c. Together

d. In addition

( b

42. Nick has a ............... to exaggerate the truth. Do not believe everything he says.

a. tend

b. tendency

c. tendance

d. tendentious

( b

43. Remember to .................. the alarm clock for five o'clock tomorrow morning.

a. put

b. ring

c. set

d. wind

( c

44. Richard's ........................... has made him very unpopular among his friends.

a. selfish

b. selfishly

c. selfishness

d. selfishment

( c

45. Give me a word .................... with B.

a. beginning

b. begins

c. to begin

d. begin

( a

46. You will need a lot of ............................. to lift this heavy cupboard yourself.

a. strong

b. strongly

c. strength

d. strengthen

( c

47. There was nothing special about his clothes .............. from his checked tie.

a. but

b. except

c. other

d. apart

( d

48. The film was ................. . I expected it to be much better.

a. disappoint

b. disappointing

c. disappointed

d. to disappoint

( b

49. His excellent .............. in the exams helped him to find a job.

a. notes

b. reports

c. marks

d. degrees

( c

50. Peter's courageous act won him an award for ........................

a. bravery

b. brave

c. bravely

d. braveness

( a

Test 31

Pronunciation

1. a. seat b. meat c. heat d. head

--> d

2. a. down b. flow c. town d. now

--> b

3. a. dark b. park c. warm d. spark

--> c

4. a. sky b. hungry c. industry d. policy

--> a

5. a. may b. pay c. day d. mayor

--> d

6. a. hall b. valley c. call d. fall

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. Even though she looks very young, she is twice older than my twenty-year-old sister.

a. Even though

b. looks

c. older than

d. twenty-year-old

( c

8. Despite his smiling face, the second-place contestant is more sadder than the winner.

a. Despite

b. smiling

c. second-place contestant

d. more sadder than

( d

9. It was raining heavy and they found that a stream had formed in the field.

a. was raining

b. heavy

c. found

d. had formed

( b

10. The members of the orchestra had to arrived an hour prior to the performance for a short rehearsal.

a. The

b. had to arrived

c. prior to the performance

d. for a short

( b

11. If Monique had not attended the conference, she never would meet her old friend Dan, whom she had not seen in years.

a. the

b. never would meet

c. whom

d. had not seen

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. .................. the step when you go in.

a. Consider

b. Mind

c. Attend

d. Look

( b

13. There is no ..................... in this kindergarten. Mrs Chen will have to put her son in another kindergarten.

a. vacant

b. vacation

c. vacantly

d. vacancy

( d

14. Ann went .................... a bad cold just before the Tet holidays.

a. down with

b. in for

c. over

d. through

( a

15. Did you finish ............... the garden yesterday?

a. water

b. watering

c. watered

d. to water

( b

16. He used to .................... her living by delivering milk every morning.

a. earn

b. gain

c. get

d. win

( a

17. It's a big factory. Five hundred people ..................... here.

a. has been employed

b. has been employing

c. is employed

d. are employed

( d

18. That sweater looks ..................... big for a six-year-old.

a. bit

b. much

c. rather

d. even

( c

19. Water .................... most of the Earth's surface.

a. covers

b. cover

c. covering

d. covered

( a

20. Since I moved to New York, I haven't had much .................. with those friends.

a. connection

b. contact

c. business

d. meeting

( b

21. Lan is very easy ........................ by loud noises.

a. irritate

b. irritated

c. irritating

d. irritation

( b

22. Mary is looking up Tom's number in the telephone ...................

a. guide

b. list

c. directory

d. catalogue

( c

23. The company is not ................... It is owned by a much larger company.

a. depend

b. independent

c. dependent

d. independence

( b

24. I'd have told you if I ..................... the ruler.

a. had seen

b. should have seen

c. saw

d. would have seen

( a

25. He used to fall asleep without ................. his shoes off.

a. taking

b. take

c. to take

d. taken

( a

26. Unfortunately, his illness turned out to be extremely .................... so he had to stay in bed.

a. influential

b. infectious

c. individual

d. inoffensive

( b

27. She finds it .................. to play the piano well.

a. impossible

b. impossibly

c. is impossible

d. impossibility

( a

28. "......................... do you go home?" "Once a month."

a. When

b. How long

c. How often

d. How

( c

29. Mary ....................... a beautiful long dress at the moment.

a. is wearing

b. wears

c. was wearing

d. has worn

( a

30. ...................... old furniture!

a. What

b. What a

c. How

d. How a

( a

31. Some people were waiting calmly; ............... were shouting and screaming wildly.

a. another

b. another people

c. other people

d. others

( d

32. I did my homework ......................

a. with hurry

b. in a hurry

c. in hurry

d. hurryingly

( b

33. Daisy's father, .............. words you can rely on, is always willing to help you.

a. whose

b. which

c. what

d. that

( a

34. A soldier has to learn to carry .................. orders as soon as they are given.

a. out

b. on

c. to

d. by

( a

35. You should ask for your doctor's advice before ................... a new sport.

a. practice

b. to practice

c. practicing

d. practiced

( c

36. He ..................... very quickly from his illness.

a. discovered

b. recovered

c. uncovered

d. covered

( b

37. As she ...................., the doctor said she had to stay out of crowds.

a. coughed and sneezed

b. coughs and sneezes

c. had coughed and sneezed

d. has coughed and sneezed

( a

38. I am not sure, but ................... I know he has decided to accept the new job in London.

a. as little as

b. as soon as

c. as long as

d. as far as

( d

39. No one wants to eat at that restaurant ................. the food is very awful.

a. because

b. although

c. even though

d. so

( a

40. "When did you come home?" "I ............... here since last Sunday."

a. had been

b. was

c. have

d. have been

( d

41. Tom could not go to sleep last night because of .................

a. the fright

b. the frightening

c. the frightened

d. the frighten

( a

42. After the water workers went on strike, there was a ............. of water.

a. drain

b. shortage

c. loss

d. decrease

( b

43. Mary is very good at literature. She wants to take the ............... exams next year.

a. internally

b. internationally

c. internal

d. international

( d

44. As far as I'm ................., it's quite all right for you to leave tomorrow.

a. concerned

b. regarded

c. consulted

d. bothered

( a

45. This kind of plant only grows in ..................

a. blue-house

b. greenhouse

c. greenly-house

d. housing-green

( b

46. No child ................ the age of sixteen will be admitted to this meeting.

a. before

b. except

c. lacking

d. below

( d

47. Unless I approve of any .................. you make, you must not make any.

a. appointed

b. appointing

c. appointments

d. appoint

( c

48. Mrs Young was ................... in a car accident.

a. wronged

b. wounded

c. injured

d. damaged

( c

49. If he ................ that you had difficulty, he would have given you his help.

a. had known

b. have known

c. knew

d. knows

( a

50. Shall we wait for a table at this restaurant or go .................... else?

a. anywhere

b. otherwise

c. somewhere

d. everywhere

( c

Test 32

Pronunciation

1. a. living b. line c. rice d. nice

--> a

2. a. thus b. bus c. busy d. must

--> c

3. a. sun b. June c. fun d. gun

--> b

4. a. try b. by c. dry d. very

--> d

5. a. you b. out c. loud d. about

--> a

6. a. bat b. hat c. hate d. had

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. Mining is the most importantest industry in this state.

a. Mining

b. importantest

c. in

d. this

( b

8. Louise is the more capable of the three girls who have tried out for the part in the play.

a. the more

b. of the

c. who have

d. in the play

( a

9. They played so good game of the tennis last night that they surprised their audience.

a. played

b. so good game

c. that

d. their

( b

10. Max would rather to be fishing from this boat in the lake than sitting at his desk in the office.

a. to be fishing

b. from this boat

c. than

d. at his desk

( a

11. Please give me a few coffee and some donuts if you have any left.

a. give me

b. a few

c. some donuts

d. if you have any

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The car is fantastic. He wants to buy it.

a. fast

b. economical

c. marvelous

d. cheap

( c

13. Do you know what time the train ............. to London?

a. reaches

b. gets

c. arrives

d. stays

( b

14. Could you be more specific about what is ............. in this particular job?

a. enclosed

b. concentrated

c. presented

d. involved

( d

15. You .................... go and see your form teacher.

a. ought to

b. ought

c. rather

d. better

( a

16. This scientist studies the resemblances and differences between sons and daughters and their parents. He is ........................

a. an engineer

b. a mathematician

c. a chemist

d. a geneticist

( d

17. We don't know who wrote the letter. It's .....................

a. nameless

b. anonymous

c. empty

d. blank

( b

18. ............. life has its excitement, but it is likely to cause tension, especially to old people.

a. Rural

b. Country

c. Urban

d. Village

( c

19. His argument was so ............. that his opponent was reduced to silence.

a. weak

b. funny

c. exciting

d. convincing

( d

20. The rock star died in an accident, and his .................... was attended by thousands of young people.

a. death

b. party

c. funeral

d. festival

( c

21. You needn't take a taxi because it's only ................... from here to your hotel.

a. ten minutes walk

b. walk ten minutes

c. a ten-minute walk

d. a ten-minutes' walk

( c

22. World War II ...................... in 1939 and ended in 1945 with the total defeat of Fascism.

a. broke out

b. set out

c. set in

d. broke

( a

23. Yesterday morning, he went to the ............... to do some experiments.

a. laboratory

b. library

c. office

d. device

( a

24. Every step ............. to improve the living conditions in these slums only attracts more migrants.

a. taken

b. held

c. matching

d. moving

( a

25. He didn't do the assignment .................. he was urged to.

a. whenever

b. until

c. then

d. as soon as

( b

26. Three of those we invited to the party didn't .....................

a. set off

b. set out

c. show up

d. show off

( c

27. Henry ....................... I know is dependable.

a. who

b. whom

c. why

d. when

( b

28. If I .................... to school today, I would meet many friends.

a. would go

b. would have gone

c. had gone

d. went

( d

29. Is it necessary that I .................... here tomorrow?

a. were

b. will be

c. be

d. would be

( c

30. They were playing football ...................... 4 p.m. to 6 p.m yesterday.

a. from

b. within

c. between

d. out of

( a

31. He insisted that Susan .................... there immediately.

a. would leave

b. leave

c. leaves

d. left

( b

32. I took Daisy's coat from the cloakroom by ......................

a. mistake

b. fortune

c. error

d. forgetfulness

( a

33. Nancy and I have ................... to meet at the airport at 9 o'clock.

a. confirmed

b. combined

c. appointed

d. arranged

( d

34. You're ...................... your time trying to persuade him, he'll never help you!

a. wasting

b. spending

c. losing

d. missing

( a

35. It's time we ................... away with this old custom.

a. did

b. do

c. have done

d. shall do

( a

36. We are ..................... him to arrive at our party.

a. waiting

b. hoping

c. expecting

d. wishing

( c

37. That boy found learning to drive easy and ..................... his driving test the very first time.

a. sat

b. succeeded

c. passed

d. made

( c

38. .................... the wet weather, the performance went ahead.

a. Although

b. Owing to

c. However

d. In spite of

( d

39. David was unemployed so he was financially dependent .................... his wife.

a. on

b. to

c. of

d. from

( a

40. Can you lend me some money? I'm very .................... of cash at present.

a. down

b. scarce

c. short

d. empty

( c

41. She always asks me questions ……..... are too difficult for me.

a. which

b. who

c. where

d. who

( a

42. The vice-president will ............. his intention to retire before the next election.

a. announce

b. tell

c. inform

d. promise

( a

43. The terrorists ................ the pilot of the plane to change direction.

a. demanded

b. made

c. controlled

d. forced

( d

44. The singer ...………. I admired is coming to my town next week.

a. who

b. which

c. whose

d. whom

( d

45. After her long absence from school, she found it difficult to ................ up with her friends.

a. catch

b. take

c. made

d. work

( a

46. I'm going to ................ my shirt dry-cleaned.

a. have

b. make

c. send

d. take

( a

47. I ................ do that if I were him.

a. won't

b. wouldn't

c. shan't

d. don't

( b

48. My mother's application for a trading licence was ..................

a. held down

b. let down

c. put down

d. turned down

( d

49. The man was ................ to steal the money when he saw it lying on the desk.

a. attracted

b. dragged

c. tempted

d. brought

( c

50. Please go in. The manager is free ................ you now.

a. see

b. will see

c. to see

d. seeing

( c

Test 33

Pronunciation

1. a. my b. baby c. spy d. cry

--> b

2. a. hard b. yard c. card d. carry

--> d

3. a. lane b. man c. can d. fan

--> a

4. a. sit b. bit c. tie d. hit

--> c

5. a. cave b. have c. slave d. behave

--> b

6. a. bull b. pull c. full d. dull

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. After a carefully investigation, we soon discovered that the house was infested with termites.

a. carefully

b. soon discovered

c. was

d. infested with

( a

8. Water insects have multitudes of little branching tubes within them bodies which are always full of air.

a. have

b. them

c. which

d. are

( b

9. State university bears the name of their state, and its achievements are recognized as state achievements.

a. bears

b. their

c. its

d. are

( b

10. It was Vitus Bering, the Danish sea captain, who discovered Alaska on its voyage to Russia in 1741.

a. the Danish sea captain

b. who

c. its

d. to

( c

11. The color of the Red Sea is due to a minute alga, or sea plant, whose forms a huge patch of blood red tint.

a. a minute alga

b. sea plant

c. whose

d. forms

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Peter ..................... back in a few minutes.

a. has come

b. will come

c. comes

d. had come

( b

13. Because of the heavy rain we had to ................ the dinner party until the following weekend.

a. rearrange

b. postpone

c. reserve

d. give up

( b

14. When my mother heard the terrible noise, she asked me what was ......... on.

a. happening

b. getting

c. coming

d. going

( d

15. The patient ................ to take some medicine.

a. avoided

b. should

c. refused

d. had better

( c

16. Go along this road and you will ................ at the hotel in five minutes.

a. arrive

b. come

c. find

d. reach

( a

17. The weather was awful. I wish it ................ warmer.

a. was

b. were

c. had been

d. will be

( c

18. That's where I ................ when I was young.

a. got used to live

b. used to live

c. was used to live

d. used to living

( b

19. Peter's father ordered ................ not to stay out late again.

a. him

b. to him

c. that he

d. for him

( a

20. We have ............... that we can't go out.

a. too cold a weather

b. so cold weather

c. very cold weather

d. such cold weather

( d

21. Mary was offered the job ................ her qualifications were poor.

a. despite

b. in spite of

c. even though

d. whereas

( c

22. We've always ................ you as our best friend.

a. regarded

b. thought

c. meant

d. supposed

( a

23. The job offer was too good for her to turn .................

a. off

b. away

c. out

d. down

( d

24. After a terrible argument with his colleague, he handed in his ................

a. reservation

b. reputation

c. resignation

d. responsibility

( c

25. If you're going to our country next week, could you please ................ this package to my family?

a. fetch

b. bear

c. bring

d. take

( d

26. She ................ to her friends borrowing her money, they always forget to return it.

a. disagrees

b. avoids

c. dislikes

d. objects

( d

27. I believe that she'll do all she can ................ us.

a. for helping

b. to help

c. help

d. to helping

( b

28. We tried to make the most ................ use of its limited resources.

a. financial

b. cheap

c. bargain

d. economical

( d

29. She didn't have ................ in her suitcase for this camera.

a. room

b. place

c. size

d. area

( a

30. A lot needs ................ to the room before our guests can move in.

a. doing

b. be done

c. to do

d. done

( a

31. We had so many problems with the motorcycle that ................ we sold it and bought a new one.

a. at the end

b. in the end

c. by the end

d. to the end

( b

32. Mrs White had changed so much that ................ anyone recognized her.

a. almost

b. hardly

c. not

d. nearly

( b

33. Their parents think it's time they ................ married.

a. will get

b. gets

c. got

d. would get

( c

34. He is ................ his house because he needs more rooms.

a. increasing

b. extending

c. adding

d. growing

( b

35. She will accept the job ................ the salary is satisfactory.

a. unless

b. so long as

c. as much as

d. so far as

( b

36. He suffers ................ bad headaches.

a. in

b. about

c. from

d. of

( c

37. "Did anyone clean the windows?" "No, they should ................ but they weren't."

a. clean

b. have been cleaned

c. have cleaned

d. be cleaned

( b

38. She told me that she ................ English literature.

a. has studied

b. has been studying

c. had been studying

d. would have studied

( c

39. We delayed our departure ................ the weather condition.

a. on account of

b. on behalf of

c. in front of

d. ahead of

( a

40. Bill is phoning his girlfriend again. That's the third time he ................ her this evening.

a. is phoning

b. phones

c. has phoned

d. will phone

( c

41. It was difficult to ................ a date which was convenient for everyone.

a. elect

b. organize

c. arrange

d. provide

( c

42. This composition needs ...........................

a. rewritten

b. to rewrite

c. being rewritten

d. rewriting

( d

43. The boy always ................ the crossword in the paper before breakfast.

a. makes

b. writes

c. does

d. works

( c

44. When they failed to pay their bill, the authorities decided to cut ................ the gas supply to the flat.

a. down

b. out

c. across

d. off

( d

45. His father agreed to ................ him his car while he was away on business.

a. borrow

b. lend

c. hire

d. let

( b

46. Several items of ................ were found in the forest.

a. clothes

b. dress

c. costume

d. clothing

( d

47. They had no ................ of selling the garden, it had belonged to their mother.

a. intention

b. meaning

c. interest

d. opinion

( a

48. Cut the cake into four ................ pieces.

a. same

b. like

c. alike

d. equal

( d

49. You can use my car ................ you bring it back tomorrow.

a. as long as

b. although

c. nevertheless

d. in spite of

( a

50. Peter always ................ at cards. No wonder he won every game!

a. cheated

b. lied

c. tricked

d. deceived

( a

Test 34

Pronunciation

1. a. do b. go c. so d. no

a

2. a. butter HotwordStyle=None;b. put HotwordStyle=None;c. sugar HotwordStyle=None;d. pushHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

3. a. brother HotwordStyle=None;b. they HotwordStyle=None;c. the HotwordStyle=None;d. thinkHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

4. a. pretty HotwordStyle=None;b. get HotwordStyle=None;c. send HotwordStyle=None;d. wellHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

5. a. door HotwordStyle=None;b. floor HotwordStyle=None;

c. start HotwordStyle=None;d. smallHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

6. a. close HotwordStyle=None; b. chose HotwordStyle=None; c. lose HotwordStyle=None; d. roseHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. Ozone has his origin in a number of sources, a prime one being the automobile engine.

a. his

b. a prime

c. being

d. the

( a

8. The only bird known to shine at night is the barn owl of Western Europe, which actually shines through a fungus sticking to their feathers.

a. the barn owl

b. which

c. shines

d. their feathers

( d

9. Nero Claudius Caesar, to please themselves, killed his mother, his brother, and all his advisers, and finally killed himself out of self-love.

a. themselves

b. his mother

c. his advisers

d. himself

( a

10. Every student must make up their own study list of the classes he is going to take at the beginning of the quarter.

a. Every student

b. their own

c. he is

d. the quarter

( b

11. Everyone does not know that words like chicory, cumin, crocus, and saffron all come to we from the Sumerians in Mesolotamia in 3000 BC.

a. does

b. that

c. all come

d. to we

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. He was so drunken that he wasn't capable ................ driving himself home.

a. to

b. for

c. of

d. from

( c

13. The students are very ................ on camping holidays.

a. eager

b. enthusiastic

c. interested

d. keen

( d

14. Do you think you might suddenly drop dead from a heart ...........?

a. insult

b. attack

c. pain

d. sickness

( b

15. I had to wear ................ uniform when I worked in that company.

a. a

b. some

c. any

d. an

( a

16. I tried to ................ him from going, but he wouldn't take any notice.

a. warn

b. refuse

c. forbid

d. prevent

( d

17. The doctor advised his patient not to take ................ so much work in future.

a. after

b. on

c. over

d. to

( b

18. If Mary phones, ................ her to buy some notebooks on the way home.

a. remember

b. recall

c. remind

d. recollect

( c

19. Can you tell me the name of the first person ................ the South Pole?

a. reaching

b. who reaches

c. to reach

d. reached

( c

20. The ................ of the robber lasted a few weeks.

a. process

b. trial

c. charge

d. conviction

( b

21. People ....…….. rents have been raised can appeal.

a. whom

b. whose

c. who

d. which

( b

22. A bird can ................ up to two eggs a day.

a. lie

b. lay

c. put

d. place

( b

23. The nurse was on ................ in the hospital all night.

a. work

b. alarm

c. duty

d. service

( c

24. I suggest we ................ at the station tomorrow at 8.30.

a. meeting

b. meet

c. to meet

d. will meet

( b

25. ................ playing professional volleyball, Jim also enjoys tennis.

a. Besides

b. Moreover

c. Apart

d. Together

( a

26. They ................ him of lying to them.

a. threatened

b. blamed

c. criticised

d. accused

( d

27. It was recommended that young women ................ after dark.

a. not drive

b. didn't drive

c. not driving

d. not to drive

( a

28. I'm so tired that I can't take ................ what you're saying.

a. up

b. out

c. on

d. in

( d

29. The year ……......... our country was librated was 1975.

a. which

b. on which

c. at which

d. in which

( d

30. You may take an oral or written exam according ................ you prefer.

a. as

b. to

c. on

d. like

( a

31. I'm sorry, I haven't got ................ change. Why don't you try the bank?

a. some

b. lots

c. any

d. all

( c

32. We've ................ of time to catch the train so there's no need to rush.

a. very much

b. enough

c. great

d. plenty

( d

33. I can't make ................ what he has written.

a. away

b. out

c. up

d. over

( b

34. Driving a car with faulty brakes is ................ quite a risk.

a. putting

b. setting

c. taking

d. being

( c

35. A dictionary is used ........... reference.

a. in

b. to

c. at

d. for

( d

36. Jenny and her sister are so ................, they could almost be twins.

a. likeness

b. alike

c. same

d. the same

( b

37. He went to Ho Chi Minh city hoping to find a teaching ................ without too much difficulty.

a. work

b. occupation

c. employment

d. post

( d

38. They'll play football and ................ they'll have lunch.

a. then

b. straight away

c. immediately

d. so

( a

39. The accused man ................ to give the police any more information.

a. objected

b. denied

c. refused

d. disliked

( c

40. There is no ................ in going to school if you're not willing to learn.

a. reason

b. aim

c. point

d. purpose

( c

41. The policeman ................ me the way to the station.

a. told

b. said

c. explained

d. directed

( a

42. My mother was ................ of making a cake when the front door bell rang.

a. at the centre

b. on her way

c. in the middle

d. in-between

( c

43. ................ you do better work than this, you won't pass the exam.

a. Although

b. If

c. Unless

d. When

( c

44. The suitcase ....……… he is carrying is very heavy.

a. when

b. whose

c. what

d. which

( d

45. If you want to join the History Society, you must first ................ this application form.

a. make up

b. write down

c. fill in

d. do up

( c

46. He has just taken an examination ................ chemistry.

a. on

b. about

c. for

d. in

( d

47. It was not until she had arrived home ................ remembered her appointment with the doctor.

a. when she

b. that she

c. and she

d. she

( b

48. As a girl, I enjoyed ................ for me.

a. to have doors opened

b. have doors opened

c. having doors open

d. having doors opened

( d

49. The teacher ......……. taught me English last year lives near my house.

a. who

b. whom

c. which

d. whose

( a

50. One of the men who ................ being considered for the job ................ from this university.

a. are/are

b. are/is

c. is/is

d. is/are

( b

Test 35

Pronunciation

1. a. beard HotwordStyle=None; b. fur HotwordStyle=None; c. search HotwordStyle=None; d. preferHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

2. a. are HotwordStyle=None; b. fair HotwordStyle=None; c. there HotwordStyle=None; d. wearHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

3. a. reliable HotwordStyle=None; b. livingHotwordStyle=None; c. revival HotwordStyle=None; d. finalHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

4. a. hasty HotwordStyle=None;b. nasty HotwordStyle=None;

c. tasty HotwordStyle=None;d. wastageHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

5. a. bead HotwordStyle=None; b. read HotwordStyle=None;c. dead HotwordStyle=None;d. recedeHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

6. a. massage HotwordStyle=None;b. carriage HotwordStyle=None;c. voyage HotwordStyle=None;d. dosageHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. Narcissus, a character in mythology, gazed at his own image in a pool so ardently that he fell into itself and drowned.

a. a character in mythology

b. his own

c. that

d. into itself

( d

8. The cobras when them strike raise themselves high above the ground on their tails and then fall forward.

a. them strike

b. raise

c. themselves

d. fall forward

( a

9. Both Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and Wairakei, New Zealand, are geothermal areas famous for its hot-spring systems.

a. Both

b. are geothermal areas

c. its

d. hot-spring

( c

10. Beriberi had long been a common and a seriously disease in parts of the world where polished rice was the staple food.

a. had long been

b. a common

c. seriously disease

d. polished rice

( c

11. Gold is present under the sea in so minute concentrations that no method has yet been devised to extract it profitably.

a. so minute

b. concentrations

c. has yet been

d. profitably

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. We had a meeting ................ purpose was completely unclear.

a. which

b. whose

c. that

d. what

( b

13. I wish I ................ to my parents yesterday.

a. listened

b. had listened

c. would listen

d. would have listened

( b

14. If it ................ for your help, I really don't know what I would have done.

a. wasn't

b. weren't

c. hasn't been

d. hadn't been

( d

15. You will feel better after you ................ a rest.

a. will have

b. are having

c. will have had

d. have had

( d

16. When you ................ next year, the children will have grown much taller.

a. will return

b. are going to return

c. return

d. will have returned

( c

17. It is imperative that he ................ the school regulations.

a. obey

b. obeys

c. would obey

d. will obey

( a

18. Tom suggested that Alice ................ for that job immediately.

a. would apply

b. to apply

c. applied

d. apply

( d

19. How would you say to someone if you want to know the time?

a. Excuse me. Could you tell me the time, please?

b. Excuse me. How much time is it?

c. Excuse me. Time, please?

d. Excuse me. How many hours do you tell?

( a

20. No matter how angry he was, he would never ................ to violence.

a. resolve

b. resume

c. resist

d. resort

( d

21. After leaving school, Nigel decided to ................ in the army.

a. enlist

b. enrol

c. sign

d. register

( a

22. ................ a fire, hotel guests are asked to remain calm.

a. As a result of

b. In the event of

c. By reason of

d. In the time of

( b

23. I will keep your application ................ file for the time being.

a. in

b. with

c. on

d. at

( c

24. I couldn't tell what time it was because workmen had removed the ................ of the clock.

a. hands

b. pointers

c. arms

d. fingers

( a

25. His failure ................ great disappointment to his parents.

a. forced

b. made

c. caused

d. provided

( c

26. The staff took just twenty minutes to ................ the conclusion that action was necessary.

a. judge

b. make

c. decide

d. reach

( d

27. After his girlfriend left him, George determined never ................ in love again.

a. to fall

b. falling

c. to be fallen

d. having fallen

( a

28. ................. his advice, I would never have got the job.

a. Except

b. Apart from

c. But for

d. As for

( c

29. No sooner had he sat down to lunch ................. there was a knock at the door.

a. when

b. that

c. as

d. than

( d

30. The decision ……………… the committee came to was postponed.

a. where

b. which

c. what

d. it

( b

31. Never ................. her stand on the deserted station platform.

a. I will forget to see

b. will I forget to see

c. will I forget seeing

d. I will forget seeing

( c

32. Please ................. my luggage ................. to the airport.

a. ask / will be taken

b. get / being taken

c. let / to be taken

d. have / taken

( d

33. The boss doesn’t allow ................. in the office.

a. to smoke

b. smoking

c. smoke

d. to be smoked

( b

34. You’ll ................. yourself a lot of time if you take the car.

a. spend

b. make

c. spare

d. save

( d

35. How would you respond ................. "Thank you very much."

a. for

b. to

c. of

d. at

( b

36. Instead of ................. about the good news, Tom seemed to be indifferent.

a. exciting

b. being excited

c. excited

d. being exciting

( b

37. Sunday is the holiday ................. most people rest.

a. which

b. that

c. where

d. when

( d

38. They ................. for Paris by 6 a.m. tomorrow.

a. has left

b. will have left

c. will leave

d. will be leaving

( b

39. The candidates were busy ................. their compositions.

a. to write

b. writing

c. having written

d. to have written

( b

40. A good student must know ................. effectively.

a. to study

b. studying

c. how to study

d. how studying

( c

41. The salary of a bus-driver is much higher than .....................

a. a teacher

b. that of a teacher

c. that of a teacher’s

d. None are correct

( b

42. Our flight from Amsterdam to London was delayed ................. heavy fog.

a. as a result

b. because

c. on account for

d. due to

( d

43. The interview is ................. to this magazine.

a. privileged

b. specialized

c. exclusive

d. worthy

( c

44. Not only ................. to take the medicine, he also hit the nurse.

a. he refused

b. did he refuse

c. he refuses

d. does he refuse

( b

45. Credit cards ................... increasingly in the modern world.

a. have been using

b. are using

c. have used

d. are being used

( d

46. Daisy left her last job because she had no ................. to travel.

a. place

b. position

c. opportunity

d. possibility

( c

47. The football match had to be put ................. until next Sunday.

a. away

b. on

c. off

d. up

( c

48. Mary had to get up early, ................. she?

a. didn’t

b. mustn’t

c. hasn’t

d. shouldn’t

( a

49. Tom missed the lecture, so Mary lent him her notes ................. .

a. after

b. afterwards

c. at last

d. finally

( b

50. If only she ................. get some help with the work instead of trying to do it alone!

a. will

b. may

c. would

d. were

( c

Test 36

Pronunciation

1. a. home HotwordStyle=None;b. hour HotwordStyle=None;c. horn HotwordStyle=None;

d. highHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

2. a. but HotwordStyle=None;b. cut HotwordStyle=None;

c. sun HotwordStyle=None;d. put

--> d

3. a. new HotwordStyle=None;b. few HotwordStyle=None;c. sew HotwordStyle=None; d. dewHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

4. a. rose HotwordStyle=None;b. house HotwordStyle=BookDefault;c. mouse HotwordStyle=None;d. practiseHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

5. a. intermediate HotwordStyle=None;b. immediate HotwordStyle=None;c. medium HotwordStyle=None;d. medicineHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

6. a. great HotwordStyle=None;

b. bread HotwordStyle=None;

c. break HotwordStyle=None;

d. steakHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. Because the outer surface of an airplane is made almost entirely of metal lightning currents penetrate seldom to the interior or affect passengers.

a. the outer surface

b. almost entirely

c. penetrate seldom

d. affect

( c

8. Scientists believe that the pupil response is too sensitive that it can detect differences too slight to be expressed verbally.

a. too sensitive

b. differences

c. too slight

d. expressed verbally

( a

9. An animal has to eat great quantities of plants in order to extract calories enough to sustain itself.

a. An animal

b. great quantities

c. calories enough

d. itself

( c

10. A tornado travels usually in a northeasterly direction, at a speed in the range of 35 to 45 miles an hour, and is preceded by heavy rain.

a. travels usually

b. northeasterly

c. in the range of

d. heavy rain

( a

11. By 1880, A. A Michelson measured actually the speed of light, laying some of the major foundations for the later work of Albert Einstein.

a. measured actually

b. laying

c. major foundations

d. the later work

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. I’ll show you around my country when you ................. to visit me.

a. come

b. are coming

c. will come

d. will be coming

( a

13. That ................. table used to belong to Nancy's grandmother.

a. aged

b. mature

c. elderly

d. antique

( d

14. These buses are ................. to run every 10 minutes, but Betty has been waiting her for 15 minutes already.

a. assumed

b. promised

c. presumed

d. supposed

( d

15. Her eyes were ................. bad that she couldn’t read the number plate of the motorcycle in front.

a. such

b. too

c. so

d. very

( c

16. The poor girl was in floods of ................. because her bag had been stolen.

a. weeping

b. crying

c. tears

d. unhappiness

( c

17. They kindly offered to ................. me the way to the bank.

a. explain

b. direct

c. describe

d. show

( d

18. We can remember the time ................. buses were rarely seen in the city.

a. which

b. that

c. where

d. when

( d

19. I can’t find my exercise book at the moment. I hope it will ................. up soon.

a. come

b. clear

c. turn

d. look

( c

20. The boys like to take ................. in sport, not only to watch it.

a. practice

b. place

c. exercise

d. part

( d

21. The police have warned spectators to look ................. for pickpockets in the music show.

a. up

b. down

c. forward

d. out

( d

22. We ................. at the beautiful picture with a sense of wonder.

a. gazed

b. admired

c. glared

d. glanced

( a

23. Susan wouldn’t ................. of going to a party she hadn’t been invited to.

a. intend

b. dream

c. rely

d. depend

( b

24. I wish my father cut ................. on his smoking.

a. down

b. up

c. through

d. out

( a

25. I think we should avoid ................. Daisy.

a. disappointment

b. disappointing

c. disappoint

d. disappointed

( b

26. There were many ................. at the match last night.

a. spectators

b. viewers

c. witnesses

d. watchers

( a

27. Something you buy at a good price can be described as ................. .

a. a bargain

b. an occasion

c. an opportunity

d. a chance

( a

28. He showed me how to ……………. this food mixer last night.

a. treat

b. deal

c. use

d. control

( c

29. I’ve got a very high opinion ................. your brother.

a. on

b. to

c. for

d. of

( d

30. Having ................. the table, Mrs. Robert called the family for dinner.

a. laid

b. spread

c. ordered

d. completed

( a

31. Despite lots of difficulties, he ................. in opening the door.

a. managed

b. succeeded

c. obtained

d. realised

( b

32. Last year, his income was …………… so he was broke.

a. shouted

b. whistled

c. decreased

d. whispered

( c

33. Everyone should have some ..................... in science in this scientific age.

a. profession

b. development

c. grasp

d. interest

( c

34. The campers heard a strange rustling in the trees.

a. stealing

b. pillaging

c. movement

d. fight

( c

35. ............. on the light, I was astonished at what I saw.

a. Turned

b. Turning

c. To turn

d. Be turn

( b

36. It is imperative that they arrive in time for the meeting.

a. necessary

b. suggested

c. hoped

d. intended

( a

37. He seized the opportunity to present the proposal to the manager.

a. realized

b. grasped

c. rendered

d. delivered

( b

38. The boundary between Canada and the US has been unfortified for over one hundred years.

a. border

b. bridge

c. water

d. diplomatic relations

( a

39. Hong Nhung was a well-known singer.

a. artistic

b. colorful

c. celebrated

d. knowledgeable

( c

40. The old hospital has recently been renovated.

a. repainted

b. refurbished

c. refurnished

d. reiterated

( b

41. Can you speak English ............. making mistakes?

a. unless

b. in

c. without

d. not

( c

42. The researchers had to exercise great care at this crucial stage of the experiment.

a. critical

b. scientific

c. final

d. initial

( a

43. They realized that they hadn't used paper as ............... as they should.

a. economic

b. economical

c. economics

d. economically

( d

44. It's probable both that there were so many severe storms in the area .............. many houses collapsed.

a. so

b. that

c. and

d. and that

( b

45. He was pleased to have the .............. to talk to such a fine musician.

a. occasion

b. possibility

c. opportunity

d. fate

( c

46. I could tell she was worried from the .............. on her face.

a. appearance

b. image

c. view

d. expression

( d

47. The cost of the material is .............. in the bill for the work.

a. combined

b. connected

c. enclosed

d. included

( d

48. You must have a ……............... reason for not attending her wedding.

a. successful

b. satisfactory

c. reasonable

d. secure

( b

49. After capturing the thief, the police .............. my stolen car.

a. recovered

b. noticed

c. utilized

d. preserved

( a

50. He has .............. his tenants' rent another fifteen dollars.

a. raised

b. arisen

c. risen

d. rose

( a

Test 37

Pronunciation

1. a. car HotwordStyle=None; b. carriage HotwordStyle=None;c. corn HotwordStyle=None; d. cityHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

2. a. children HotwordStyle=None;b. child HotwordStyle=None;c. line HotwordStyle=None;d. signHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

3. a. eight HotwordStyle=None; b. weight HotwordStyle=None;c. freight HotwordStyle=None;d. heightenHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

4. a. excursion HotwordStyle=None;

b. fur HotwordStyle=None;c. hurry HotwordStyle=None;

d. bury

--> d

5. a. warm HotwordStyle=None;

b. wash HotwordStyle=None;c. wall HotwordStyle=None;d. walkHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

6. a. plow HotwordStyle=None;b. how HotwordStyle=None;c. cow HotwordStyle=None;d. flowHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. The blankets of fog that cover often coastlines and valleys are really ground-level clouds which are usually composed of minute water droplets.

a. cover often

b. really

c. ground-level clouds

d. usually composed

( a

8. When the eggs of the Nile crocodile are close to hatching, the young within make piping calls which are too loud that they can be heard from several yards.

a. close to hatching

b. the young within

c. piping calls

d. too loud

( d

9. The multi-storied skyscraper, developed by Louis Sullivan, with its iron or steel framework reflected some of American's industrial great achievements in the last half of the 19th century.

a. multi-storied

b. its

c. iron or steel

d. industrial great

( d

10. An American college typically offers a blend of naturally and social sciences and humanistic studies.

a. typically offers

b. a blend of

c. naturally

d. humanistic studies

( c

11. The Grand Canyon is too dry that only isolated juniper trees and low serub freckle the surface of the cliffs and the rock strata.

a. too dry

b. only isolated

c. low serub

d. the rock strata

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. To .............. extent did he benefit from his uncle's will?

a. what

b. how

c. which

d. such an

( a

13. Their wedding ............... in the summer of 1999.

a. had taken place

b. took place

c. takes place

d. was taken

( b

14. It is more than ............. that she will succeed as an actress.

a. alike

b. likely

c. likeness

d. like

( b

15. Local people are concerned about pollution from .............. oil wells.

a. maritime

b. sea-going

c. off-shore

d. coastline

( c

16. My brother is ............... the weather these days.

a. in

b. under

c. behind

d. before

( b

17. The strong garlic sauce tastes quite .............. .

a. hot

b. insipid

c. bland

d. pungent

( d

18. There is a pair of sunglasses with gold ............... displayed at this shop.

a. rims

b. brims

c. edges

d. boundaries

( a

19. I ............... the book three times and I'm going to read it again this summer.

a. read

b. have read

c. had read

d. was reading

( b

20. Those campers are really ….............. . They have no idea how to set up a tent.

a. green

b. blue

c. white

d. black

( a

21. Susan was woken up by the sound of sheep .............. in the meadows.

a. neighing

b. crowing

c. bleating

d. croaking

( c

22. .............. beans are sweeter and tastier than big ones.

a. Dwarf

b. Microscopic

c. Minimal

d. Miniature

( a

23. ................. he worked, the more money he earned.

a. The more hard

b. The hard

c. The harder

d. The hardest

( c

24. Mr. Black devised a new tool.

a. obtained

b. improved

c. invented

d. inspected

( c

25. He loved her very much but tried to conceal his feeling.

a. hide

b. reduce

c. express

d. get rid of

( a

26. You can't blame me ............. your own mistakes.

a. for

b. with

c. about

d. in

( a

27. The manufacture of garments depends less each year on the products of nature.

a. ornament

b. goods

c. clothing

d. utensils

( c

28. Driving fast is dangerous ............... you are an experienced driver or not.

a. when

b. wherever

c. whether

d. whenever

( c

29. He insisted that the new baby ............. after his grandfather.

a. was named

b. is named

c. be named

d. will be named

( c

30. His ghost story really made my hair .............. .

a. stand up

b. stand on end

c. lift up

d. turn to grey

( b

31. The building they are moving into is .............. enormous.

a. as

b. too

c. absolutely

d. fairly

( c

32. This is a .............. of old friends.

a. round-up

b. round-off

c. round-on

d. round-down

( a

33. If you know my grades, please tell me. Don't keep me .............. .

a. in suspension

b. under suspense

c. in suspense

d. in suspicion

( c

34. I'll never ................. the secret information.

a. give away

b. give up

c. give in

d. give out

( a

35. Her face ................. up after she had known her exam results.

a. showed

b. cleared

c. warmed

d. lit

( d

36. The invention of machines gives the women the freedom to .............. their own interests.

a. pursue

b. chase

c. seek

d. catch

( a

37. Computer technology will bring .............. a revolution in business administration.

a. over

b. across

c. up

d. about

( d

38. .............. he had a lot of money, he wasn't happy.

a. In fact

b. Since

c. Even though

d. When

( c

39. I like her very much, she is ............... I have ever met.

a. most intelligent girl

b. the more intelligent girl

c. the most intelligent girl

d. more intelligent

( c

40. Yesterday, she .............. her house white-washed.

a. had

b. have

c. got to

d. order

( a

41. Their lessons should ................... prepared carefully every day.

a. being

b. be

c. been

d. no word is correct

( b

42. Will you .............. me a favor?

a. make

b. do

c. give

d. call

( b

43. Who will go with us? - The man .............. to my father.

a. talking

b. to talk

c. talks

d. is talking

( a

44. The price runs .............. sixty dollars.

a. high not than

b. so high as

c. as high as

d. as high like

( c

45. Neither heat nor cold .............. the milkman.

a. daunts

b. daunt

c. daunting

d. to daunt

( a

46. Do you think the dictionary is expensive? -Yes, it's not .............. what we paid for it.

a. worthy

b. worth of

c. worth

d. valuable

( c

47. He works .............. the ambassador.

a. to

b. for

c. in

d. with

( b

48. Does Betty object to .............. the windows?

a. my opening

b. open

c. that I open

d. to have opened

( a

49. When you go shopping, could you help me look ................. the tie I want.

a. into

b. down

c. out for

d. around

( c

50. Although they used to quarrel with each other, now they are the ................. of friends again.

a. best

b. most

c. surest

d. happiest

( a

Test 38

Pronunciation

1. a. pudding HotwordStyle=None;b. put HotwordStyle=None;c. pull HotwordStyle=None;d. punctureHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

2. a. seizure HotwordStyle=None;b. measure HotwordStyle=None;c. confusion HotwordStyle=None;d. tension

--> d

3. a. harm HotwordStyle=None;b. wall HotwordStyle=None;c. call HotwordStyle=None;d. talkHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

4. a. bread HotwordStyle=None;b. reads HotwordStyle=None;c. pence HotwordStyle=None;d. veryHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

5. a. food HotwordStyle=None;b. mood HotwordStyle=None;c. shoot HotwordStyle=None;d. poorHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

6. a. kind HotwordStyle=None;b. site HotwordStyle=None;c. kit HotwordStyle=None;d. biteHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. The eyes of some fish enable them to see not only what is going on the water around them and also in the air above the surface.

a. enable them

b. only what

c. around them

d. and also

( d

8. Clouds, foggy and dust in the atmosphere absorb ultra-violet.

a. foggy

b. dust

c. in the atmosphere

d. absorb

( a

9. In the twenties, the Golden Age of Sports, Babe Ruth became a national baseball hero because his sixty home runs in 1927.

a. In the twenties

b. a national baseball

c. because his

d. sixty home runs

( c

10. Scientists believe that even although pain is a very real thing to some extent, it seems to be learned.

a. even although

b. a very real thing

c. to some extent

d. it seems

( a

11. William Cullen Bryant both was a brilliant poet and the distinguished editor of the New York Evening Post from 1829 to 1878.

a. both was

b. a brilliant poet

c. and

d. the distinguished

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. - "The movie ............... last night was terrific." - "What is it about?"

a. I went

b. I went to it

c. I went to

d. that I went

( c

13. He didn't like the people ............. disagreed with his opinion.

a. who

b. which

c. where

d. when

( a

14. The programmer explained in great ................. how the computer worked.

a. clarity

b. detail

c. information

d. example

( b

15. The wind blew so hard and so strongly that the windows ................

a. rattled

b. slapped

c. flapped

d. shocked

( a

16. The camera can't be loaded. I will help you find the ................ for it.

a. handbook

b. note book

c. work book

d. cheque-book

( a

17. The problem .................. never occurred.

a. I had expected it

b. which I had expected it

c. that I had expected it

d. I had expected

( d

18. If you don't stop teasing the cat, it'll ................ you.

a. turn up

b. turn down

c. turn off

d. turn on

( d

19. His family travel to Australia by the most ................ route.

a. easy

b. direct

c. straight

d. unique

( b

20. When I ................ the doctor, I will ask him to look at my throat.

a. will see

b. would see

c. see

d. have seen

( c

21. - "My writing has improved a lot in this class." - "Mine has, too. All the students ............. do well in writing."

a. whom Mr. David teaches them

b. that Mr. David teaches them

c. which Mr. David teaches

d. Mr. David teaches

( d

22. Can you do me a(n) ................ and cook the meal?

a. help

b. promise

c. favour

d. aid

( c

23. My class has 17 students, most of ............... speak English very well.

a. who

b. those

c. whom

d. which

( c

24. Daisy is going to have a short rest because she ................ a headache.

a. takes

b. has

c. feels

d. suffers

( b

25. Ann's doctor insists ................ for a few days.

a. that she is resting

b. her resting

c. her to rest

d. that she rest

( d

26. It is imperative that you ................ at home.

a. be

b. will be

c. will

d. are

( a

27. I borrowed four books on gardening the last time I .............. to the library.

a. go

b. went

c. had gone

d. have gone

( b

28. ................ you rather drink some beer?

a. Don't

b. Will

c. Wouldn't

d. Won't

( c

29. Cars have become much more complicated. .............., mechanics need more training than in the past.

a. Because

b. Therefore

c. So that

d. For

( b

30. I didn't get home after midnight last night. Otherwise, I ............... your call.

a. returned

b. had returned

c. would return

d. would have returned

( d

31. If I ............. the same problems you had as a child, I might not have succeeded in life as well as you have.

a. have

b. would have

c. had had

d. should have

( c

32. The front door got stuck. We had a difficult time ............... it.

a. open

b. opening

c. to open

d. having opened

( b

33. I advised my niece not ............... at an early age.

a. marrying

b. to marry

c. being married

d. to have been married

( b

34. Where's Jack? He ................ football in the garden now.

a. played

b. play

c. is playing

d. will play

( c

35. Children should be encouraged ................. their individual interests.

a. develop

b. to be developed

c. to develop

d. developing

( c

36. The man ........…… left you a message didn't say his name.

a. who

b. which

c. where

d. whom

( a

37. A lot of supporters will be waiting for you till you ..............

a. will come

b. shall come

c. come

d. will be coming

( c

38. Our reservations are for .................

a. Second May

b. Two May

c. The second of May

d. The Two of May

( c

39. No one has ever done the same ............. John has.

a. that

b. like

c. which

d. as

( d

40. Besides being expensive, the drink in this cafeteria tastes .................

a. badly

b. too badly

c. too much bad

d. bad

( d

41. ................ here since 1975 when their grandfather died.

a. They are lived

b. They are living

c. They have lived

d. They would live

( c

42. They'll get ................ by train if they leave before 6 p.m.

a. fast enough there

b. there fast enough

c. there enough fast

d. enough fast there

( b

43. The football match between Liverpool and Manchester will be played on .................

a. three September

b. the third of September

c. September

d. the three of September

( b

44. Very little ............ about what had happened in the town.

a. we knew

b. did we know

c. we did know

d. we do know

( b

45. Nam was wearing a hat ......…….. was too big for him.

a. what

b. which

c. who

d. why

( b

46. My new computer costs me ................ the last one that I bought.

a. times three

b. three times more than

c. three times as much as

d. as much three times as

( c

47. The coffee is ................ so I like it.

a. fairly hot

b. too hot

c. rather hot

d. never hot

( a

48. Petrol in this country is so expensive that we use ............. transport as much as possible.

a. private

b. means

c. way

d. public

( d

49. ................ I get to know Jim, the more I like him.

a. For more

b. More

c. The more

d. The most

( c

50. Henry regretted buying the second-hand car. He wished he ............... it.

a. didn't buy

b. hadn't bought

c. wouldn't buy

d. had bought

( b

Test 39

Pronunciation

1. a. window HotwordStyle=None;b. flow HotwordStyle=None;c. tow HotwordStyle=None; d. nowHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

2. a. close HotwordStyle=None;b. both HotwordStyle=None;c. dozen HotwordStyle=None;d. soHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

3. a. climb HotwordStyle=None;b. limp HotwordStyle=None;c. limb HotwordStyle=None;d. dimHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

4. a. weight HotwordStyle=None;b. height HotwordStyle=None;c. eight HotwordStyle=None;d. veinHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

5. a. thus HotwordStyle=None;b. thick HotwordStyle=None;c. think HotwordStyle=None;

d. thinHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

6. a. off HotwordStyle=None;b. of HotwordStyle=None;c. safe HotwordStyle=None; d. knifeHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. Day and night are a result of the earth spinning on its axis because that a given place passes through periods of sunlight and shadow during a twenty-four-hour period.

a. are a result

b. because that

c. a given place

d. and shadow

( b

8. Thunder is rarely heard beyond 15 miles because of temperature and wind vary at different heights in the region around a thunderstorm.

a. is rarely heard

b. because of temperature

c. and wind

d. heights

( b

9. Frank Loyd Wright, the well-known architect, believed that a home should be usable both as a beautiful structure.

a. a home

b. be usable

c. both as

d. a beautiful structure

( c

10. With the aid of ultra-sound, dolphins can not only sense obstacles in their path, and also identify, from the quality of the echo, the nature of the objects ahead.

a. dolphins can

b. not only sense

c. and also

d. the nature of

( c

11. Since Darwin's time, the theory of natural selection has been debated and tested, refined, and elaborate.

a. has been debated

b. and tested

c. and

d. elaborate

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The train drivers’ strike made it impossible for us .......... to work.

a. getting

b. get

c. got

d. to get

( d

13. I don't see any ............... in arriving early at the theatre if the show doesn't start until 9 o'clock.

a. cause

b. aim

c. point

d. reason

( c

14. I will return your books as soon as ................ copying them.

a. I will finish

b. I do finish

c. I finish

d. I be finished

( c

15. This salad is not much ................ the others that I have tried.

a. different

b. different than

c. different from

d. different that

( c

16. I was enjoying my book, but I stopped .............. a program on TV.

a. reading to watch

b. to read to watch

c. to read for watching

d. reading for to watch

( a

17. His grandfather, ………. health hadn't been good recently, was taken into hospital.

a. who

b. whom

c. whose

d. which

( c

18. Mr. John used to take part in a chess club, ................?

a. usedn't he

b. didn't he

c. used he not

d. used he

( b

19. In front of my school, there is a big park ..........…….. old people often do morning exercises.

a. which

b. where

c. when

d. who

( b

20. You must listen to the English news, ................?

a. don't you

b. must you

c. mustn't you

d. needn't you

( c

21. Peter needs to see the doctor, ................?

a. does he

b. doesn't he

c. needs he

d. needn't he

( b

22. You'd rather meet him, ................?

a. didn't you

b. would you

c. wouldn't you

d. had he

( c

23. The food was so hot; it was still .......... when it reached us.

a. sizzling

b. chilly

c. sweltering

d. freezing

( a

24. Your mother might have gone out, ................?

a. might she

b. mightn't she

c. mightn't you

d. might not you

( b

25. Let me pay this bill, ...................?

a. will you

b. won't you

c. Either is correct

d. Neither is correct

( a

26. They moved their house ................ the noise of the trains.

a. because

b. because of

c. cause

d. caused from

( b

27. I'd ................ the operation unless it is absolutely necessary.

a. rather not have

b. not rather had

c. rather not to have

d. rather not having

( a

28. Both Mai and Hoa, ................ Lan, are studying nursing at this College.

a. as well as

b. well

c. as well to

d. and well as

( a

29. Certain ................. are stronger than others on the international market.

a. monies

b. pounds

c. coins

d. currencies

( d

30. They don't know what .................

a. does she want

b. she wants

c. she want

d. is she wanting

( b

31. He had to reward himself occasionally.

a. again and again

b. now and again

c. once again

d. over and over again

( b

32. They went by car ................ they would see more of the country.

a. so

b. so that

c. such

d. such that

( b

33. Peter plays not only on the volleyball squad ...................

a. but on the football team

b. but on the football team also

c. also on the football team

d. but also on the football team

( d

34. ................ his wealth, he is not luxurious.

a. Despite of

b. In spite

c. In spite of

d. Although

( c

35. He had to borrow sum of money from his brother ................ he could buy a new house.

a. so that

b. so

c. that

d. in order so

( a

36. - "Robert is going to be famous someday. He ................ in three movies already." - "I'm sure he'll be a star."

a. has been appearing

b. had appeared

c. has appeared

d. appeared

( c

37. They didn’t go to work on time ................ the bus was late.

a. because of

b. because

c. caused of

d. caused

( b

38. Active: He killed a bear with his own hand. (Choose the correct passive sentence)

a. A bear was killed with his own hand.

b. A bear with his own hand was killed.

c. A bear is killed with his own hand.

d. A bear is killed with his own hand.

( a

39. Active: Tomorrow he will teach us how to play the guitar. (Choose the correct passive sentence)

a. Tomorrow we shall be taught playing the guitar.

b. Tomorrow we shall be taught him how to play the guitar.

c. Tomorrow we shall taught how to play the guitar.

d. Tomorrow we shall be taught how to play the guitar.

( d

40. Active: The train had left the station before they arrived. (Choose the correct passive sentence)

a. The station was left by the train before they arrived.

b. The station had been left before they arrived by the train.

c. The station had been left by the train before they arrived.

d. The station had been left by the train before they were arrived.

( c

41. Active: They promised us some holidays. (Choose the correct passive sentence)

a. Some holidays were promised to us.

b. Some holidays promised to us.

c. Some holidays are promised to us.

d. We was promised some holidays.

( a

42. Do you know the hotel ............. your sister is staying?

a. that

b. when

c. where

d. what

( c

43. A new bridge ................. now.

a. is being built

b. was being built

c. is building

d. was building

( a

44. ................ does she intend to take short rests? Every two hours.

a. Since when

b. How long

c. How much

d. How often

( d

45. Black is ................ Young.

a. marry with

b. marry to

c. married with

d. married to

( d

46. Denton used to drive a taxi. This means he ................... a taxi.

a. has stopped driving

b. is used to driving

c. be used to driving

d. still drives

( a

47. I got everyone in the family …............. Jane's birthday card before I sent it to her.

a. sign

b. signed

c. to sign

d. having signed

( c

48. .......... rich should help ............... poor.

a. A, a

b. A, the

c. The, a

d. The, the

( d

49. We plan to go .......... home and have .......... lunch.

a. the, the

b. the, a

c. a, the

d. no article, no article

( d

50. Do you want me to make .......... reservation for you on .......... next plane to London?

a. the, the

b. no article, no article

c. a, the

d. a, no article

( c

Test 40

Pronunciation

1. a. cell HotwordStyle=None;b. cube HotwordStyle=None;c. city HotwordStyle=None;d. riceHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

2. a. work HotwordStyle=None;b. third HotwordStyle=None;c. person HotwordStyle=None;d. hairHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

3. a. daughter HotwordStyle=None;b. laughter HotwordStyle=None;c. taught HotwordStyle=None;d. caughtHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

4. a. hear HotwordStyle=None;b. spear HotwordStyle=None;c. dear HotwordStyle=None;d. swearHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

5. a. promise HotwordStyle=None;b. devise HotwordStyle=None;c. surprise HotwordStyle=None;d. realizeHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

6. a. distribute HotwordStyle=None; b. tribe HotwordStyle=None; c. triangle HotwordStyle=None; d. trialHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. Although their works were not of Civil War heroes but not even distinctly American, John Sargent and James Whistler were some of the most famous American portraitists.

a. Although their

b. but not

c. even distinctly

d. some of the most

( b

8. Conifers protect their trunks from mechanical damage and insect attacked with a special gummy substance, resin.

a. their trunks

b. mechanical damage

c. insect attacked

d. a special gummy substance

( c

9. Despite of growing industrial activity, the majority of the American people continued to make their living from farming until the beginning of the twentieth century.

a. Despite of

b. growing industrial

c. continued to make

d. from farming

( a 10. In the 1920s, art deco, known for plastic and chrome-plated objects, were very popular.

a. In the 1920s

b. known for

c. chrome-plated

d. were

( d

11. The glider uses gravity to keeping flying and updrafts of air to gain altitude.

a. The

b. keeping

c. updrafts

d. to

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. I should like .......... house in .......... country.

a. a / the

b. a / a

c. no article / the

d. the / the

( a

13. I must have .......... extra key for .......... front door.

a. the / a

b. an / the

c. the / the

d. an / a

( b

14. They haven't discovered .......... real origin of .......... rumour yet.

a. a / a

b. a / the

c. the / the

d. no article / no article

( c

15. .......... industry is the basic of our country; .......... industry of Chicago is steel-making.

a. No article / the

b. The / the

c. An / an

d. An / the

( a

16. We can’t live without .......... love and .......... friendship.

a. the, the

b. no article, no article

c. a, a

d. a, the

( b

17. If you feel extremely happy about something, you can be said to be over the ...........

a. sun

b. stars

c. moon

d. clouds

( d

18. The man ……........ her sister is married to is an engineer.

a. who

b. whom

c. which

d. whose

( b

19. The weather is ................ than it was a few days ago.

a. more warmer

b. much warmest

c. much warmer

d. much warm

( c

20. It was .......... in the meat freezer.

a. balmy

b. frigid

c. sizzling

d. cold

( b

21. Tropical countries generally have a .......... climate.

a. sultry

b. freezing

c. mild

d. warm

( a

22. It was so cold for my car to start in the .......... weather.

a. freezing

b. scorching

c. chilly

d. frozen

( a

23. He'd rather die than live with her, ................?

a. hadn't he

b. would he

c. wouldn't he

d. had he

( c

24. The temperature was .........., neither too hot nor too cold.

a. balmy

b. stuffy

c. mild

d. average

( c

25. The raincoat ................ is red is mine.

a. whose

b. who

c. that

d. where

( c

26. With no air conditioning, it was .......... in my car.

a. mild

b. sweltering

c. frigid

d. freezing

( b

27. The ................. heat from the fire ruined my boots.

a. chilly

b. balmy

c. scorching

d. hot

( c

28. In the evening it can be .......... enough for a jacket.

a. freezing

b. chilly

c. balmy

d. hot

( b

29. After a hot day, the evening cooled to a ................ temperature.

a. balmy

b. stuffy

c. sweltering

d. cold

( a

30. With twenty people in the small room, the air was ...................

a. mild

b. stuffy

c. sultry

d. hot

( b

31. Lan ............................ on Sundays.

a. does not mind / to work

b. does not mind / work

c. is not mind / working

d. does not mind / working

( d

32. They are waiting for the ........................ of the ship.

a. arrival

b. arrive

c. arriver

d. arriving

( a

33. Lions are probably the most ...................... and popular zoo animals.

a. valuable

b. value

c. valuables

d. valuably

( a

34. If she wants to apply for the job, she has to write an ...................

a. apply

b. application

c. applied

d. applicator

( b

35. When he was a boy, he used to .................. hiking but now he is

used to ....................... football.

a. going / play

b. go / play

c. go / playing

d. to go / playing

( c

36. Is there any more ....................... about the robbery?

a. informatics

b. information

c. informations

d. informative

( b

37. There's somebody behind her. She thinks she .....................

a. was followed

b. was being followed

c. is followed

d. is being followed

( d

38. ........................., many houses have to be destroyed to make ways

for the motorway.

a. Fortunate

b. Unfortunately

c. Fortunately

d. Fortune

( b

39. Hoa .................. home three weeks ago and we ............................

from her since.

a. has left / did not hear

b. had left / have not heard

c. left / have not heard

d. has left / have not heard

( c

40. If the earth suddenly ................. spinning, we ................... off it.

a. had stopped / would have flied

b. stopped / would fly

c. stops / will fly

d. stopped / will fly

( b

41. They had to write a ....................... of a tree they liked for their composition test.

a. description

b. describe

c. describer

d. descriptive

( a

42. We .............................. there by lunch time if we had caught the ten o'clock train.

a. had got

b. would get

c. would have got

d. will get

( c

43. I ...................... the bell several times before he answered the door.

a. had rung

b. rang

c. have rung

d. had been ringing

( a

44. You'll never pass the exam ................. you study your grammar!

a. if

b. when

c. as soon as

d. unless

( d

45. Miss Snow swears that she .................... that man before.

a. had never seen

b. has never seen

c. has never been seeing

d. had never been seeing

( b

46. There has been a tendency to choose ...................... jobs.

a. well-read

b. well-paid

c. well-preserved

d. well-proportioned

( b

47. I need some money. Have you got any? - Yes, but not ...............

a. many

b. little

c. few

d. much

( d

48. I do not know much about biology. I have ................... knowledge about genetics.

a. many

b. most

c. much

d. little

( d

49. Would you like a little coffee? Yes, please. But put ................... sugar in it.

a. little

b. few

c. a little

d. a few

( a

50. The quality of these of recordings ................ not very good.

a. has

b. have

c. is

d. are

( c

Test 41

Pronunciation

1. a. rough HotwordStyle=None; b. tough HotwordStyle=None; c. cough HotwordStyle=None; d. thoughHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

2. a. ghost HotwordStyle=None; b. hostage HotwordStyle=None; c. lostHotwordStyle=None; d. frostyHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

3. a. busy HotwordStyle=None; b. thus HotwordStyle=None; c. must HotwordStyle=None; d. busHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

4. a. workHotwordStyle=None; b. tornHotwordStyle=None; c. torchHotwordStyle=None; d. wornHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

5. a. stopHotwordStyle=None; b. modeHotwordStyle=None; c. hotHotwordStyle=None; d. dropHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

6. a. warmHotwordStyle=None; b. thoughtHotwordStyle=None; c. gotHotwordStyle=None; d. sawHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

Find the mistakes

7. Insurance rates are not the same for different people because they are not likely have the same risk.

a. because

b. they

c. have

d. the same risk

( c

8. Many people with spinal cord injuries can, with the help of computer implants, recovering some of their mobility.

a. injuries

b. help

c. recovering

d. their

( c

9. Although thousands of grizzly bears used to roaming the Western Plains of the United States, today only a few thousand exist.

a. Although

b. used to roaming

c. only a few thousand

d. exist

( b

10. Although fraternal twins are born at the same time, they do not tend resembling each other any more than do other siblings.

a. are born

b. resembling

c. each other

d. than

( b

11. Some astronomers contend that in ancient times, the Big Horn Medicine Wheel, an arrangement of stones in Wyoming, must have serve as sighting points for observations of the sun.

a. contend

b. in Wyoming

c. have serve

d. sighting

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Stables as well as a garden ............ attached to the house.

a. do

b. does

c. is

d. are

( d

13. I don't think the food is very good, but it is ...................

a. tolerance

b. tolerate

c. tolerable

d. tolerably

( c

14. Disk is the ................. of the two workers.

a. more careful

b. most careful

c. carefulest

d. carefuler

( a

15. The competition makes the price of goods .........................

a. most cheap and cheap

b. cheaper and cheaper

c. more cheap and more cheap

d. cheaper and more cheaper

( b

16. George has no intention of ................. the city now.

a. to leave

b. leaving

c. left

d. being left

( b

17. John resented ................... losing the paper.

a. George

b. George's

c. George'

d. the George's

( b

18. There are people who can't help .................. when they see someone ..................... on a banana skin.

a. laughing / to slip

b. to laugh / slip

c. to laugh / to slip

d. laughing / slip

( d

19. Active: After class, one of the students always erases the chalkboard. (Change into passive sentence)

a. After class, the chalkboard always is erased by one of the students.

b. After class, the chalkboard was always erased by one of the students.

c. After class, the chalkboard is always erased by one of the students.

d. After class, the chalkboard is always erased with one of the students.

( c

20. Direct speech: She wanted to know, "How long will it take me to get there?" (Change into indirect speech)

a. She wanted to know how long would it take her to get there.

b. She wanted to know how long it would take her to get there.

c. She wanted to know how long it will take her to get there.

d. She wanted to know how long it would take me to get there.

( b

21. The teacher's advice is profitable .................... the students.

a. to

b. with

c. for

d. about

( a

22. Active: People say that the price of gold is going up. (Change into passive sentence)

a. They are said that the price of gold is going up.

b. People are said that the price of gold is going up.

c. It was said that the price of gold is going up.

d. It is said that the price of gold is going up.

( d

23. Direct speech: She asked him, "Do you like your job?" (Change into indirect speech)

a. She told to him if he liked his job.

b. She asked him if he likes his job.

c. She asked him if he liked his job.

d. She asked him if she liked her job.

( c

24. ............... the narrow streets in that city, many people drive cars.

a. Despite

b. Even though

c. Instead of

d. Because of

( a

25. Mary does her homework .................... Tom.

a. more careful than

b. the most carefully

c. as careful as

d. more carefully than

( d

26. I advise them .............. out such a dangerous plan.

a. stop thinking of carrying

b. to stop thinking of carrying

c. to stop to think of carrying

d. to stop thinking of carry

( b

27. ................... his love for teaching, David would continue his teaching career.

a. Despite

b. Even though

c. Instead of

d. Because of

( d

28. My head seems to be ................ fire now.

a. on

b. in

c. upon

d. under

( a

29. ............ is the safeguarding and preservation of natural resources.

a. Pollution

b. Environment

c. Conservation

d. Conversation

( c

30. Conservation is also concerned ............ the reclaiming of land.

a. to

b. with

c. about

d. of

( b

31. In the past, most people believe that the world's resources could never be ............

a. enjoyed

b. used

c. used up

d. destroyed

( c

32. The farmer can ............ their land by ............ deserts, ............ swamps.

a. reclaim / irrigating / draining

b. protect / irrigating / draining

c. irrigating / draining / reclaim

d. irrigating / protect / draining

( a

33. Farmers can ................ enrich the soil by adding fertilizers.

a. make

b. help

c. do

d. work

( b

34. They can prevent erosion by ploughing along the ............ of a hill.

a. tours

b. borders

c. ways

d. contours

( d

35. Trees and shrubs are also needed to preserve land because their roots ............ the soil and ................ water.

a. retain / bind

b. bind / retain

c. catch / keep

d. keep / catch

( b

36. Car exhaust fumes continue to ............ the air.

a. pollute

b. pollution

c. destroy

d. protect

( a

37. To conserve minerals, we must cut waste and ............ the metal in discarded products.

a. recycle

b. use

c. throw

d. throw away

( a

38. He ............ at Tan Son Nhat airport recently.

a. has arrived

b. will arrive

c. arrives

d. arrived

( a

39. She .............. English since she ................... six.

a. had studied / has been

b. has studied / is

c. had studied / was

d. has studied / was

( d

40. Because the atmosphere is absent ............ the moon, nothing can exist there.

a. at

b. on

c. from

d. in

( c

41. Some people think that it would be hard work to conserve ................. resources.

a. nature

b. naturalize

c. natural

d. naturally

( c

42. That factory is producing ................... pollution.

a. more and more

b. better and better

c. less and less

d. more and less

( a

43. You .............. a cold if you don't keep your feet dry.

a. would catch

b. will catch

c. catches

d. caught

( b

44. Motorcycle is ............

a. motor

b. motorbike

c. bike

d. cyclist

( b

45. Person who rides a bicycle is called ............

a. motorist

b. motorcyclist

c. driver

d. cyclist

( d

46. Most modern coins are based ................ face value.

a. through

b. to

c. on

d. without

( c

47. Clean air provides us ............ a healthy supply of oxygen.

a. with

b. for

c. about

d. in

( a

48. The combination of fog with smoke or exhaust fumes from motor vehicles is called ............

a. fog

b. fume

c. smog

d. smoge

( c

49. Vehicles also account ............ air pollution in the cities.

a. to

b. with

c. for

d. on

( c

50. The eruption of ............ is one of the causes of air pollution.

a. the earth

b. volcanic

c. volcano

d. fire mountains

( c

Test 42

Pronunciation

1. a. dinnerHotwordStyle=None; b. sinceHotwordStyle=None; c. fineHotwordStyle=None; d. buildHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

2. a. dealHotwordStyle=None; b. healHotwordStyle=None; c. stealthHotwordStyle=None; d. stealHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

3. a. measureHotwordStyle=None; b. decisionHotwordStyle=None; c. pleasureHotwordStyle=None; d. permissionHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

4. a. studentHotwordStyle=None; b. stupidHotwordStyle=None; c. studyHotwordStyle=None; d. studioHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

5. a. fewHotwordStyle=None; b. chewHotwordStyle=None; c. phewHotwordStyle=None; d. newHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

6. a. hardHotwordStyle=None; b. yardHotwordStyle=None; c. cardHotwordStyle=None; d. carryHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

Find the mistakes

7. Because doctors are treating more people for skin cancer, it is widely believed that changes in the protective layers of the earth's atmosphere must be produce harmful effects now.

a. are treating

b. believed

c. changes

d. must be produce

( d 8. Secretariat run the Kentucky Derby in 1.59 minutes, setting a record that has remained unbroken since 1973.

a. run

b. setting

c. has remained

d. since 1973

( a

9. The Food and Drug Administration, known as the FDA, makes grocers and restaurant owners pasteurized all milk before selling it.

a. known as

b. makes

c. pasteurized

d. selling

( c

10. Besides his contributions to the field of science, Franklin helped the people of Philadelphia founded an insurance company, a hospital, a public library , and a night watch, as well as a city militia.

a. his

b. helped

c. founded

d. as well as

( c

11. If baby geese are hatched in the absence of their mother, they following the first moving object they see.

a. geese

b. their

c. following

d. moving

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. He would pass the contest ............ he didn't drink alcohol.

a. unless

b. if

c. because

d. as

( b

13. You must .................... many opportunities to practise speaking English.

a. pay attention to

b. put an end to

c. take advantage of

d. catch sight of

( c

14. This is a very difficult question. You should ............ the teacher's explanation.

a. pay attention to

b. make use of

c. take advantage of

d. catch sight of

( a

15. Why don't you ............ this opportunity to clear up all the misunderstandings between you and your friend?

a. pay attention to

b. lose sight of

c. take advantage of

d. catch sight of

( c

16. ................ Jane took a taxi, she still arrived late for the concert.

a. Although

b. If

c. Because

d. After

( a

17. On arrival at the airport, please go straight to the ......................

a. check-of-desk

b. check-for-desk

c. check-in-desk

d. check-on-desk

( c

18. Most people consider it discourteous and inconvenient to arrive .................... an important appointment later than the time agreed upon.

a. in

b. on

c. at

d. for

( c

19. This machine ..................... gold since it was invented 20 years ago.

a. was used to detect

b. used to detect

c. have been used to detect

d. has been used to detect

( d

20. We decided to leave early for the picnic ................ we wouldn't get home late.

a. in order to

b. so as to

c. so that

d. such that

( c

21. It was ................ a boring film that we left before the end.

a. such

b. so

c. so many

d. so much

( a

22. What did the man need ................... a fire?

a. build

b. to build

c. building

d. to be built

( b

23. Someone should tell him ................ noise in class again.

a. not make

b. not to make

c. to make

d. didn't make

( b

24. A great deal of time ...................... spent for his exercise yesterday.

a. is

b. are

c. was

d. were

( c

25. I last read the book ...................... a long time that I have now forgotten what it is about.

a. so

b. such

c. so much

d. so many

( b

26. ................... the weather is warm and damp, rice grows very well here.

a. Because

b. Although

c. As long as

d. As far as

( a

27. ............ students enjoy his class.

a. Each

b. All of

c. Every

d. All

( d

28. I found a place .................. but it was difficult.

a. live

b. lived

c. to live

d. living

( c

29. We should learn all the new words by heart in order to ............ our vocabulary.

a. enrich

b. rich

c. riches

d. richness

( a

30. The pupils left their bicycle leaning ............ the wall.

a. back

b. against

c. out

d. over

( b

31. People drink .................... tea in England.

a. a great deal of

b. a large number of

c. few

d. any

( a

32. He was the first man .................. the channel.

a. swim

b. swum

c. to swim

d. swimming

( c

33. The store ................... in 1932 by John.

a. opened

b. was opened

c. was being opened

d. were opened

( b

34. The ................... of the Hollywood actor, Jimmy Halton, was announced last night.

a. die

b. death

c. dead

d. died

( b

35. This river has been ............ by industrial waste.

a. purified

b. contaminated

c. cleaned

d. darkened

( b

36. Peter, .......….. father is working in this company, often goes to school with me.

a. who

b. which

c. whose

d. whom

( c

37. My father said .................. would invite our teacher to dinner on Saturday.

a. of we

b. we

c. so we

d. that if we

( d

38. Pure water is ....................

a. unpleasant

b. colourful

c. tasty

d. odourless

( d

39. He .................... the thief because his finger prints were everywhere.

a. has been

b. had been

c. was

d. were

( c

40. This dictionary is ...................... finding the meanings of words.

a. used for

b. used in

c. used to

d. used

( a

41. I got up early ................ I wouldn't be late for school.

a. so that

b. so as to

c. since

d. because

( a

42. The school library is open ............ all students.

a. about

b. for

c. with

d. to

( d

43. I've been invited to a wedding party ............ 14 February.

a. in

b. at

c. on

d. for

( c

44. John insisted .................... a new car.

a. in buying

b. about buying

c. in buy

d. on buying

( d

45. What enables people .................... access to the varied stores of English and American literature?

a. to gaining

b. gain

c. to gain

d. gained

( c

46. He locked the office door ..................... be disturbed as he was watching a football game on T.V.

a. so as not

b. so not to

c. so as not to

d. so as to

( c

47. Did people see the thieves ................ past the parking lot?

a. had run

b. to run

c. ran

d. run

( d

48. .............. he nor I can play the guitar.

a. Either

b. Not only

c. Neither

d. Besides

( c

49. The war broke out in 1939 before he ............... high school.

a. was finishing

b. would finish

c. finished

d. had finished

( c

50. My father, .......…… is 65, jogs everyday.

a. who

b. whose

c. which

d. whom

( a

Test 43

Pronunciation

1. a. easyHotwordStyle=None; b. peaHotwordStyle=None; c. learnHotwordStyle=None; d. eatHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

2. a. pageHotwordStyle=None; b. gameHotwordStyle=None; c. bamealHotwordStyle=None; d. lameHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

3. a. funnyHotwordStyle=None; b. justHotwordStyle=None; c. onceHotwordStyle=None; d. JuneHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

4. a. walkHotwordStyle=None; b. washHotwordStyle=None; c. onHotwordStyle=None; d. not

--> a

5. a. honourableHotwordStyle=None; b. honestyHotwordStyle=None; c. historicHotwordStyle=None; d. heirHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

6. a. leadHotwordStyle=None; b. greatHotwordStyle=None; c. seatHotwordStyle=None; d. eastHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. The Rural Free Delivery Act was passed so that people on farms could have their mail deliver cheaper and faster.

a. was passed

b. could

c. their

d. deliver

( d

8. A temporary driver's permit lets the learner drives with another licensed driver in the car.

a. drives

b. another

c. licensed

d. driver

( a

9. Unless complications from the anesthetic, operations to remove the appendix are not considered serious.

a. Unless complications

b. to remove

c. are not

d. considered serious

( a

10. The states require that every citizen registers before voting in an election.

a. every

b. registers

c. voting

d. an

( b

11. The money needed to start and continue operating a business know as capital.

a. The money

b. to start

c. operating

d. know as

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Huckleberry was filled with ...................... contentment that he didn't want anything better.

a. so many

b. so much

c. such

d. so

( b

13. ................. he had lunch, he took a thirty-minute rest in his office.

a. Before

b. After

c. When

d. Because

( b

14. ...................... they can't afford books for their reference, they go to the city library regularly.

a. Because of

b. After

c. As

d. Before

( c

15. Direct speech: Tom said, "I shall attend a computer course." (Change into indirect speech)

a. Tom said I would attend a computer course.

b. Tom said he will attend a computer course.

c. Tom said he should attend a computer course.

d. Tom said he would attend a computer course.

( d

16. He was ................... a thief but also a murderer.

a. either

b. not only

c. neither

d. besides

( b

17. Direct speech: Tom said to me, "I would do the same myself if I were in your place." (Change into indirect speech)

a. Tom told me he would do the same himself if he had been in my place.

b. Tom told me I would have done the same myself if I had been in your place.

c. Tom told me he would have done the same himself if he had been in my place.

d. Tom told me he would have done the same himself if he were in my place.

( c

18. She joined the English speaking club out of .....................

a. curious

b. curiosity

c. curiously

d. curiousty

( b

19. They promised to wait ............ the clock struck eight.

a. so that

b. when

c. because

d. until

( d

20. I am posting this letter tonight ............ you will receive it in the morning.

a. so that

b. when

c. because

d. until

( a

21. ............ I have finished my university studies, I shall spend a year in traveling.

a. So that

b. When

c. Because

d. Although

( b

22. It was only ............ the train was late that I did not meet you.

a. so that

b. when

c. because

d. until

( c

23. Either Tom or you ............... broken this window.

a. has

b. have

c. is

d. are

( b

24. This machine is used ................ clothes.

a. washing

b. for wash

c. to wash

d. to washing

( c

25. Find out ............ they are going this morning ............ ask if we may join them.

a. where / and

b. either / or

c. neither / nor

d. not only / but also

( a

26. Those who are not prepared to study should ............ change their ways ............ make room for those who will work.

a. where / and

b. either / or

c. neither / nor

d. not only / but also

( b

27. They go to concerts of modern music ............... they really like them.

a. so

b. after

c. because

d. because of

( c

28. He drinks neither beer ............ wine.

a. or

b. nor

c. but also

d. and

( b

29. ............ I don't like him very much, I can appreciate his qualities.

a. Although

b. Though

c. Even though

d. All are correct

( d

30. It is good ............ you to be so helpful to us.

a. to

b. of

c. about

d. with

( b

31. The government does little about pollution in major cities.

a. Little did the government do about pollution in major cities.

b. Little does the government does about pollution in major cities.

c. Little does the government about pollution in major cities.

d. Little does the government do about pollution in major cities.

( d

32. What's the next ............?

a. lesson

b. timetable

c. program

d. hour

( a

33. "The next lesson? Just a moment. Let me look at my ................"

a. timetable

b. class

c. syllabus

d. plan

( a

34. That man over there, ......……. daughter I am teaching, is a doctor.

a. who

b. whose

c. whom

d. which

( b

35. Oh, it's history, my favourite ............

a. knowledge

b. study

c. subject

d. matter

( c

36. We're studying the Roman Empire this year, and I'm also taking a ............ in archaeology at evening school.

a. lesson

b. course

c. syllabus

d. curriculum

( b

37. It's a pity that archaeology isn't included in the ............ here.

a. lesson

b. period

c. curriculum

d. topic

( c

38. He enjoys ................... for a short walk after dinner.

a. go

b. to go

c. going

d. goes

( c

39. She has left for her hometown, ..........................?

a. has she

b. hasn't she

c. does she

d. doesn't she

( b

40. There are a lot of people crowding in front of his gate. .................... he can't get into his garage.

a. For this

b. Because

c. That's why

d. Because of

( c

41. After Mai .............. her English course, she intends to apply for a job in the city.

a. will finish

b. will have finished

c. finishes

d. is finishing

( c

42. They haven't had .................. news from their family for a long time.

a. many

b. much

c. quite

d. too

( b

43. His father was in debt, so he .................. to leave school.

a. have

b. must

c. had

d. got

( c

44. We wouldn't have missed the bus ................ you hadn't got up late.

a. otherwise

b. if

c. but

d. so that

( b

45. "What was your advice to Peter?" "Well, I recommended that he ................... harder."

a. work

b. works

c. working

d. worked

( a

46. This is Peter, .....……. sister is my friend.

a. who

b. whose

c. that

d. whom

( b

47. My son's grades have improved, but only ................

a. in a small amount

b. minimum

c. some

d. very slightly

( d

48. "Why didn't you go camping with us?" "Sorry, I wish I .................. with you."

a. went

b. could go

c. had gone

d. have gone

( c

49. ..........................?- She is fine.

a. What is your mother like

b. What does your mother look

c. How well your mother is

d. How is your mother

( d

50. Have you finished your exercises? -No, ..........................

a. not still

b. not already

c. not ready

d. not yet

( d

Test 44

Pronunciation

1. a. buryHotwordStyle=None; b. friendlyHotwordStyle=None; c. prettyHotwordStyle=None; d. pleasantHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

2. a. callHotwordStyle=None; b. curtainHotwordStyle=None; c. cellHotwordStyle=None; d. containHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

3. a. monkHotwordStyle=None; b. sonHotwordStyle=None; c. goneHotwordStyle=None; d. doneHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

4. a. butHotwordStyle=None; b. buryHotwordStyle=None; c. nutHotwordStyle=None; d. funHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

5. a. wellHotwordStyle=None; b. bellHotwordStyle=None; c. forgetHotwordStyle=None; d. prettyHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

6. a. areHotwordStyle=None; b. stareHotwordStyle=None; c. careHotwordStyle=None; d. dare

--> a

Find the mistakes

7. The purpose of hibernation is maintain animals in water climates where food supplies are reduced.

a. is

b. maintain

c. food supplies

d. are reduced

( b

8. It is believed that, by the year 2020, many space stations will been constructed between the earth and the moon.

a. It is believed

b. by the year 2020

c. will been

d. between

( c

9. It is essential the practice a foreign language in order to retain a high level of proficiency.

a. the

b. a foreign language

c. to retain

d. a high level

( a

10. Fewer babies born with birth defects because of advances in prenatal care during this decade.

a. Fewer

b. born

c. because of

d. during this decade

( b

11. Although the sculptor had hoped that he be able to finish the large stone faces at Mount Rushmore, the work was left for his son to complete.

a. he be able

b. to finish

c. was left

d. to complete

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Some workers .................. to ................. in a bomb explosion at a factory in the city centre.

a. are reported / injure

b. reported / injured

c. are reported / have injured

d. are reported / have been injured

( d

13. Nowadays women are no longer busy .................... their housework.

a. at

b. with

c. on

d. in

( b

14. Rubber ...................... in many countries of Asia.

a. has found

b. finds

c. is found

d. is finding

( c

15. "Did you attend Mai's birthday party?" "No, I didn't, but now I wish I ................... it."

a. attended

b. have attended

c. had attended

d. attend

( c

16. The bed .........…… he slept in was too soft.

a. whose

b. which

c. what

d. who

( b

17. ………… my astonishment, it had completely disappeared.

a. In

b. With

c. For

d. To

( d

18. He thinks economics ................... as interesting to students as law.

a. isn't

b. doesn't

c. are

d. aren't

( a

19. The fans are talking .................... in front of the stadium.

a. to one another

b. the one to the other

c. each to other

d. to other

( a

20. When we were young, we often had trouble .................. facts from fiction and believed that fairies actually exist.

a. to separate

b. separating

c. to be separated

d. for separating

( b

21. He ............... at eight a.m. tomorrow.

a. will be working

b. works

c. will have worked

d. is working

( a

22. She is unhappy because she is marrying a man..........................

a. that she hardly knows him

b. whom she hardly knows him

c. she hardly knows

d. she hardly knows him

( c

23. The girl tells her mother about the story .....………. she read last night.

a. what

b. which

c. when

d. where

( b

24. He ................. the living condition in prison.

a. does not want

b. does not want to

c. is not used to

d. didn't use to

( c

25. His mother insisted that he ...................... in his room until he finished his homework.

a. should

b. shall stay

c. stayed

d. stay

( d

26. She sang ................. of all the members of the band.

a. more beautifully

b. the most beautifully

c. less beautifully

d. most beautifully

( b

27. ..................... in 1861 and lasted for four years.

a. The Civil War began

b. When the Civil War began

c. The Civil War beginning

d. The beginning of the Civil War

( a

28. There was a smell of expensive perfume .......................... from the living-room.

a. coming

b. came

c. come

d. has come

( a

29. ................ a ticket to Ho Chi Minh city? - 30 dollars.

a. How many is

b. How much is

c. How much has

d. How much cost

( b

30. Having been asked to speak at the meeting, ..........................

a. some notes were prepared for Mr. Black

b. some notes were prepared by Mr. Black

c. Mr. Black prepared some notes

d. the members were pleased to hear Mr. Black

( c

31. .................. the streets were crowded, he went to school on time.

a. Unless

b. Even though

c. Even

d. Only if

( b

32. Hoa gets used .......................... in the country.

a. to live

b. to living

c. live

d. living

( b

33. Don't make .................... too much if they don’t want to.

a. your children learn

b. your children to learn

c. your children learning

d. that your children learn

( a

34. They often drink ................ in the morning.

a. some coffee

b. the coffee

c. coffee

d. many coffee

( c

35. The house was so dirty as if it .................. for months.

a. hadn't been cleaned

b. hadn't cleaned

c. would haven't cleaned

d. haven't been cleaned

( a

36. You haven't been to England, ..................?

a. have you

b. didn't you

c. had you

d. hasn't it

( a

37. Direct speech: Nam said, "I won't stay at home next week." (Change into indirect speech)

a. Nam said he wouldn't stay at home the following week.

b. Nam said he wouldn't stay at home following week.

c. Nam said I wouldn't stay at home the following week.

d. Nam said I wouldn't stay at home following week.

( a

38. He .................. in Thailand since last month.

a. has been

b. had been

c. was

d. have been

( a

39. Since 1990, he .................. in Hanoi, and he is still there now.

a. was working

b. worked

c. have worked

d. has been working

( d

40. They .................. at this university from 1990 to 1994.

a. had studied

b. has studied

c. is studying

d. studied

( d

41. Have you finished mowing the grass? - No, I haven't and ...................

a. she has not too

b. neither she has

c. neither has she

d. she has either

( c

42. "Dick doesn't go to school on time." "I wish he ............... to school on time."

a. went

b. goes

c. has gone

d. will go

( a

43. The thief simply walked in the shop. The owner .................. to lock the door.

a. have forgotten

b. has forgotten

c. had forgotten

d. forgets

( c

44. My sister, .................. name is Alison, will leave here tomorrow.

a. whose

b. whose her

c. her

d. of whom

( a

45. .................. your address, we would have written to you.

a. Had we known

b. If we have known

c. We had known

d. If we did know

( a

46. The naughty children set her hat on fire. They tried .................. it.

a. to burn

b. burning

c. for burning

d. in burning

( a

47. The milkman, ....……..... is often on time, was late this morning.

a. who

b. which

c. whom

d. whose

( a

48. For many children, nothing seems so exciting .................. reading picture-books.

a. on

b. is

c. so does

d. as

( d

49. I want the car to be repaired. I .................. the car.

a. want to repair

b. want repair

c. want you repair

d. want you to repair

( d

50. Our mother brought us .................. orange juice.

a. a few more

b. too many

c. a lot

d. some more

( d

Test 45

Pronunciation

1. a. tooHotwordStyle=None; b. foodHotwordStyle=None; c. soonHotwordStyle=None; d. goodHotwordStyle=None;

--> d

2. a. bedHotwordStyle=None; b. getHotwordStyle=None; c. decideHotwordStyle=None; d. settingHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

3. a. dreadHotwordStyle=None; b. breadHotwordStyle=None; c. beadHotwordStyle=None; d. headHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

4. a. boatHotwordStyle=None; b. roadHotwordStyle=None; c. broadHotwordStyle=None; d. coatHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

5. a. soHotwordStyle=None; b. showHotwordStyle=None; c. whoHotwordStyle=None; d. thoughHotwordStyle=None;

--> c

6. a. twiceHotwordStyle=None; b. pieceHotwordStyle=None; c. flyHotwordStyle=None; d. mindHotwordStyle=None;

--> b

Find the mistakes

7. The earliest references to Jericho so a city date back several thousand years.

a. earliest

b. so

c. date back

d. several

( b 8. Much unknown plants and animals are disappearing as the tropical forests are destroyed.

a. Much

b. as

c. tropical

d. destroyed

( a

9. Blowing out birthday candles is an ancient test to see if a growing child is enough strong to blow out a greater number each year.

a. ancient

b. growing

c. enough strong

d. number

( c

10. Cloudy recorded in time lapses moved counterclockwise faster than the planet rotated.

a. Cloudy

b. lapses

c. counterclockwise

d. the

( a

11. The caverns were more exciting before the guides came and took away the adventurously aspect.

a. The

b. more exciting

c. guides

d. adventurously

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Yesterday, they went to .................. to visit their friends.

a. hospital

b. the hospital

c. a hospital

d. hospitals

( b

13. What's ........... name of ............... school where you are studying?

a. the / a

b. the / the

c. a / the

d. the / an

( b

14. His car .................. last night.

a. was stolen

b. was stealing

c. stolen

d. stole

( a

15. She wore the coat .................. the cold weather.

a. because of

b. because for

c. thanks to

d. because

( a

16. "Why do you sleep here?." "I'm .................. I can't keep my eyes open."

a. so tired that

b. such a tired

c. too tired that

d. very tired that

( a

17. She has been reading. So far, she ...................... 20 pages.

a. have read

b. has been reading

c. has read

d. have been reading

( c

18. The workers will go on strike. So they ....................

a. will be fighting

b. will be arguing

c. won't be working

d. won't be talking

( c

19. Can you tell me the name of .................. player of all times now?

a. greatest

b. greater

c. the greatest

d. the greater

( c

20. Direct speech: He said, "If I had money, I would travel all over the world." (Change into Iindirect speech).

a. He said to me that if he had had money, he would have traveled all over the world.

b. He said that if he had had money, he would have traveled all over the world.

c. He told me that if he had had money, I would have traveled all over the world.

d. He told me that if I had had money, he would have traveled all over the world.

( b

21. Nancy said that she ........................ all day on Sunday.

a. was working

b. will be working

c. will have worked

d. might have worked

( a

22. Her chairs, three of ......……. were broken down, were bought two years ago.

a. who

b. whose

c. whom

d. which

( d

23. You .................. be mad to go away from home with him.

a. are to

b. must

c. need

d. shall

( b

24. Would you allow .................. you up?

a. me to pick

b. that I pick

c. me picking

d. me pick

( a

25. February has twenty-eight days. February has fewer days than March.

a. more days than

b. not as many days as

c. the same days as

d. a lot of days

( b

26. She will have her car .................. soon.

a. painted

b. painting

c. to paint

d. being painted

( a

27. Jean .................. making many different kinds of tea.

a. is loving

b. loves

c. has been loving

d. was loving

( b

28. He doesn't have any friends, ..................?

a. hasn't he

b. has he

c. does he

d. doesn't he

( c

29. I have to go to visit Mrs. Lan, ............... is my aunt.

a. who

b. that

c. when

d. where

( a

30. Mai is tired ………... working ....…….the suburbs.

a. of / in

b. in / in

c. of / on

d. for / in

( a

31. I wanted to meet the man ………...... said he knew me.

a. who

b. whose

c. which

d. whom

( a

32. My sister won't have dinner ............... 11.30 p.m.

a. until

b. to

c. than

d. in

( a

33. Direct speech: "Don't say so!" she said calmly. (Change into indirect speech)

a. She calmly told me not to say so.

b. She calmly said me not say so.

c. She calmly said to me don't say so.

d. She calmly said to me not say so.

( a

34. You .................. me, because I didn't do it.

a. must misunderstand

b. must be misunderstanding

c. must have misunderstood

d. had to misunderstand

( c

35. What ........... beautiful clothes! I want to buy some dresses and skirts.

a. so

b. such a

c. such

d. so much

( c

36. Her boyfriend came late. She ............... for him for an hour.

a. was waiting

b. had been waited

c. had been waiting

d. have been waiting

( c

37. We haven't decided what to do with the money ............

a. still

b. even

c. also

d. yet

( d

38. A mechanic is someone ……….... repairs machines.

a. whom

b. who

c. whose

d. which

( b

39. That is the city .................. best.

a. where I like

b. that I like

c. what I like

d. I like it

( b

40. "The price of rice has really gone up." "Yes, they give you .................. for your money now."

a. so few

b. so less

c. so little

d. fewer

( c

41. I regret not .................. you that I couldn't pick you up.

a. to tell

b. telling

c. tell

d. to have told

( b

42. The library cards are issued ………...... the beginning of each school year.

a. in

b. on

c. at

d. about

( c

43. They can't work. They are too sleepy.

a. When they are too sleepy, they can't work.

b. Because they can't work, they're too sleepy.

c. They are too sleepy that they can't work.

d. They are too sleepy to work.

( d

44. Her friends didn't agree with her words. She .................. something she would regret later.

a. will say

b. said

c. might say

d. might have said

( d

45. This is Mr. David, .................. wants to meet you.

a. who

b. which

c. whose

d. that

( a

46. Our coat is kept in the wardrobe. That's where we .................. it.

a. kept

b. have kept

c. are keeping

d. keep

( d

47. I always try my best to get along .................. other officers.

a. about

b. with

c. into

d. to

( b

48. Mrs. Pike always goes .................. at 5.30 p.m.

a. to home

b. to house

c. to the house

d. home

( d

49. When I .................. a newspaper this morning, a mouse ran across the floor.

a. read

b. were reading

c. was reading

d. am reading

( c

50. They don't fancy ................ out this evening.

a. go

b. to go

c. going

d. went

( c

Test 46

Pronunciation

1. a. areHotwordStyle=None; b. fairHotwordStyle=None; c. thereHotwordStyle=None; d. wearHotwordStyle=None;

--> a

2. a. comeHotwordStyle=None; b. loveHotwordStyle=None; c. womenHotwordStyle=None; d. some

--> c

3. a. wouldHotwordStyle=None; b. aboutHotwordStyle=None; c. roundHotwordStyle=None; d. out

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. getHotwordStyle=None; b. gentleHotwordStyle=None; c. giveHotwordStyle=None; d. guest

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. cureHotwordStyle=None; b. pictureHotwordStyle=None; c. lectureHotwordStyle=None; d. furniture

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

6. a. plowHotwordStyle=None; b. howHotwordStyle=None; c. cowHotwordStyle=None; d. row

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

7. The council set off controversial by its strong position on wildlife management.

a. The

b. controversial

c. strong

d. wildlife

( b

8. While searching for gold, the Spanish found the Grand Canyon to be an impassably barrier.

a. searching

b. the

c. found

d. impassably

( d

9. The assassins hastily to hide the evidence against them.

a. The

b. hastily

c. evidence

d. them

( b 10. The figure was carved on a hillside enough that it could be seen from a distance of several miles.

a. carved

b. hillside

c. enough

d. a

( c 11. In ancient Greek traditional, weapons and stable gear were placed upon the grave.

a. ancient

b. traditional

c. stable

d. grave

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. He will be punished .................. he continues his tricks.

a. if

b. unless

c. although

d. whereas

( a

13. We shall have plenty of time. There will be .................. time to have tea.

a. enough

b. almost enough

c. less than enough

d. hardly enough

( a

14. A new TV station is ................ in the city centre now.

a. build

b. being building

c. being built

d. been built

( c

15. She was the first person .................. that mountain.

a. climbing

b. that she climbed

c. to climb

d. in climbing

( c

16. This is the most beautiful village of the country, ..................?

a. is this

b. isn't it

c. is it

d. isn't this

( b

17. He talks as though he .................. our boss.

a. is

b. were

c. has been

d. will be

( b

18. .................. of leather, shoes can be used when it rains.

a. They are made

b. What are made

c. They make them

d. Made

( d

19. He worked with concentration. He concentrated .................. it.

a. with

b. on

c. in

d. for

( b

20. The girl suggested .................. home early.

a. for going

b. us to go

c. us go

d. that we should go

( d

21. Don't phone me between 7 and 8. We ................ dinner then.

a. have

b. had

c. will be having

d. will have had

( c

22. She told me .................. to pick her up at 6 a.m.

a. don't forget

b. not forget

c. not to forget

d. should not forget

( c

23. It was a great success. He succeeded .................. his friends laugh.

a. to make

b. for making

c. in make

d. in making

( d

24. He has gone to live abroad. He .................. abroad before.

a. had been

b. went

c. has been

d. did go

( c

25. He is .................. to move this table.

a. enough

b. too strong

c. strong enough

d. very strong

( c

26. His computer .................. toys.

a. produces

b. buys

c. numbers

d. sells

( a

27. "When did Nancy clean her bicycle?" "She .................. before she went on holiday."

a. could has cleaned

b. could have clean

c. could have cleaned

d. could clean

( c

28. The rich ............ not always happy.

a. will

b. are

c. would

d. is

( b

29. Mary stood at the window. She stood .................. it.

a. in front

b. in front of

c. front

d. ahead of

( b

30. They were playing football .................. two o'clock to three o'clock yesterday afternoon.

a. between

b. after

c. from

d. since

( c

31. They realized their house was on fire. .................. could do anything about it.

a. They neither

b. Neither of them

c. Neither they

d. Either of them

( b

32. Direct speech: Nam said: "Dick has bought a new car." (Change into indirect speech)

a. Nam told that Dick has bought a new car.

b. Nam said Dick has bought a new car.

c. Nam said that Dick had bought a new car.

d. Nam said that Dick bought a new car.

( c

33. The teams .................. for an hour.

a. play

b. played

c. have been playing

d. had been playing

( c

34. Hiroshima was .................. by an American bomb.

a. written

b. painted

c. destroyed

d. discovered

( c

35. The museum .......……… you wanted to visit wasn't open on Sundays.

a. when

b. what

c. which

d. where

( c

36. Please let me .................. when you can phone me.

a. to know

b. knowing

c. know

d. have known

( c

37. It is no use .................. that Mary hasn't come yet.

a. pretending

b. pretend

c. to pretend

d. to pretending

( a

38. "Jack has lived in England for a long time." "Yes, but he .................. doesn't understand English."

a. already

b. yet

c. still

d. anyone

( c

39. The earthquake happened when they.................. their lunch.

a. cooked

b. were cooking

c. would cook

d. had cooked

( b

40. Dzung has gone to Dalat .................. a holiday.

a. on

b. for

c. during

d. while

( b

41. My son's bedroom .................. on the third floor.

a. is

b. are

c. there are

d. it is

( a

42. Let Daisy and .................. go to see him.

a. I

b. me

c. myself

d. my

( b

43. Either of the men .................. in the village.

a. are

b. were

c. have been

d. is

( d

44. What is the address to .................. you want the letter sent?"

a. where

b. that

c. which

d. whom

( c

45. Are you free? I want you .................. the refrigerator.

a. help me moving

b. helping me to moving

c. to help me move

d. help me to move

( c

46. There .................. very few students in the class.

a. were

b. is

c. has been

d. was

( a

47. Everyone is responsible for .................. own essay.

a. his

b. them

c. nobody's

d. all their

( a

48. Direct speech: "Why didn't you wait for me?" he said (Change into indirect speech)

a. He asked me to wait for him.

b. He asked me not to wait for him.

c. He asked me why I did not wait for him.

d. He asked me why I hadn't waited for him.

( d

49. Because there were no official records in these rural areas, some elderly people do not know ...................

a. when they were born

b. that they born

c. when were they born

d. when was their birth

( a

50. "I'm looking for something to eat." "There's .................. cheese in the fridge."

a. a little of

b. a little

c. a few

d. some few

( b

Test 47

Pronunciation

1. a. enoughHotwordStyle=None; b. coughHotwordStyle=None; c. thoughHotwordStyle=None; d. rough

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. clothHotwordStyle=None; b. clothesHotwordStyle=None; c. bothHotwordStyle=None; d. boat

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. rateHotwordStyle=None; b. lateHotwordStyle=None; c. privateHotwordStyle=None; d. date

--> c

4. a. hear HotwordStyle=None;b. spear HotwordStyle=None; c. dear HotwordStyle=None;d. swear

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. think HotwordStyle=None;b. that HotwordStyle=None;

c. three HotwordStyle=None;d. thank

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

6. a. bus HotwordStyle=None;

b. busy HotwordStyle=None;c. but HotwordStyle=None;d. bunch

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

7. During the bleak winter, food became too scarce that starvation and famine were widespread.

a. bleak

b. too

c. starvation

d. widespread

( b 8. Transplanting organs such hearts and kidneys has proved easier than translating muscles.

a. Transplanting

b. such

c. proved

d. muscles

( b

9. The grenade is a small bomb done to be thrown by hand or shot from a modified rifle.

a. done

b. hand

c. or

d. a

( a

10. The high cost of testing new pesticides inadvertently discourages the develop of viruses, protozoa, bacteria, and molds for pest control.

a. high

b. inadvertently

c. develop

d. molds

( c

11. California, with a population of more than 23 million, is the more populous state in America.

a. a population

b. more

c. the more

d. populous

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. She studied hard ................ get good marks.

a. that

b. so as

c. for

d. to

( d

13. The garden has many big trees. .................. many big trees in the garden.

a. They have

b. They are

c. There have

d. There are

( d

14. My cousin was smart, pretty and brown.

a. good

b. clever

c. outstanding

d. talented

( b

15. The teacher sent ............. Nam to stop ............. her office.

a. to / by

b. for / away

c. for / by

d. at / by

( c

16. My mother was very happy when she ............. the news.

a. hear

b. heard

c. listen to

d. listened to

( b

17. The girl felt .................. when she knew her team wouldn't be presented the silver cup.

a. disappointed

b. disappointing

c. pleased

d. pleasing

( a

18. When hearing the bad news, everybody was very sad. Nobody spoke. The second went ....................... slowly.

a. by

b. to

c. in

d. away

( a

19. She took out all the money .......…… she deposited in the bank.

a. that

b. what

c. when

d. whose

( a

20. They felt .................... for the girl and was ............. for themselves.

a. worried / ashamed

b. sorry / ashamed

c. worried / satisfied

d. sorry / satisfied

( b

21. The committee changed their plans just because the student ............. happened to be coloured.

a. to choose

b. choosing

c. chosen

d. chose

( c

22. They said that they had high regard for the quality of her talent.

a. appreciated

b. honoured

c. honour

d. marked

( a

23. They felt it would be ............. to award her a gold medal.

a. infair

b. unfair

c. underfair

d. imfair

( b

24. I'm bored ................ watching such a long film.

a. with

b. of

c. about

d. in

( a

25. Almost a hundred thousand people ................ and half a million homes were destroyed as a result of an earthquake in Tokyo in 1923.

a. have been killed

b. were killed

c. had been killed

d. would be killed

( b

26. I always remember the day ....……… we first came here.

a. who

b. that

c. where

d. when

( d

27. There is now increasing concern about the world's energy ...............

a. possessions

b. resources

c. goods

d. materials

( b

28. When the goal was scored, the ................ began to whistle and shout.

a. spectators

b. witnesses

c. audience

d. congregation

( a

29. Then he threw down his tennis racquet and walked off the ...............

a. pitch

b. table

c. court

d. square

( c

30. What? .................. Selinka yesterday?

a. Do you beat

b. Have you beaten

c. Did you beat

d. Had you beaten

( c

31. That's very good. Do you know ................... your team play yet!

a. I've never seen

b. I never see

c. I never saw

d. I never seen

( a

32. What a pity! ...................... he's a very good player.

a. I think

b. I'm thinking

c. I've thought

d. I was thinking

( a

33. The table tennis match was very enjoyable before ................ lit a cigarette and ruined the evening.

a. someone

b. anyone

c. no one

d. nobody

( a

34. Two or three men got some buckets of water ............. the fire.

a. to put out

b. they put out

c. putting out

d. put out

( a

35. Henry often tells stories .................

a. at what people laugh

b. that people laugh at

c. which people laugh

d. what people laugh at

( b

36. Is this ....................... looking for?

a. Mary is

b. what is Mary

c. that Mary is

d. what Mary is

( d

37. On ............. the burning building, one of the firemen succeeded in rescuing an old woman.

a. enter

b. entering

c. entered

d. he entered

( b

38. Everyone in the large hut .............. very frightened.

a. was

b. were

c. has

d. have

( a

39. The novel is about two young lovers ................ romance ended happily.

a. whose

b. whom

c. which

d. who

( a

40. There were forty or fifty students ................ on the sand.

a. sat

b. who were sat

c. to sit

d. sitting

( d

41. Someone immediately ran out of the room ..................... the fire brigade.

a. phone

b. phoning

c. to phone

d. for phoning

( c

42. "Reason to Kill" is the ................ of Huge Miller's most recent book.

a. subject

b. content

c. title

d. author

( c

43. They have got two children ................ ten and eight.

a. of age

b. age

c. aging

d. aged

( d

44. The book is full of interesting ...................... about the way murderers think and behave.

a. news

b. meaning

c. information

d. contents

( c

45. Read these sentences about ................ your teeth healthy.

a. keep

b. you keep

c. to keep

d. keeping

( d

46. You can also improve your teeth if ....................... healthy food.

a. to have

b. having

c. you have

d. have

( c

47. Unfortunately, you cannot stop tooth decay simply by ................. your teeth.

a. you brush

b. brushing

c. to brush

d. brushed

( b

48. ................ your teeth with fluoride toothpaste after every meal is important.

a. Brushes

b. Brush

c. Brushing

d. You brush

( c

49. The house ........…… he was living in wasn't very comfortable.

a. that

b. where

c. when

d. who

( a

50. Many countries have also started .................... fluoride to drinking water.

a. add

b. with adding

c. they add

d. to add

( d

Test 48

Pronunciation

1. a. son HotwordStyle=None;b. only HotwordStyle=None;

c. lone HotwordStyle=None;d. bone

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. absent HotwordStyle=None;b. recent HotwordStyle=None;c. descent HotwordStyle=None;d. present

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. deal HotwordStyle=None;

b. heal HotwordStyle=None;c. stealth HotwordStyle=None;d. steal

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. chair HotwordStyle=None;b. cheap HotwordStyle=None;c. chemist HotwordStyle=None;d. child

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. look HotwordStyle=None;b. book HotwordStyle=None;c. soon HotwordStyle=None;d. good

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

6. a. town HotwordStyle=None;b. slow HotwordStyle=None;c. smoke HotwordStyle=None;d. post

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

7. The gorilla is much in danger of extinction as is the giant tortoise.

a. much

b. in danger of

c. extinction

d. as

( a

8. Which plant is the hardier to survive a long, dry summer: the ivy, the fern, or the cactus?

a. Which plant

b. is

c. the

d. hardier

( d

9. Although Mark has been cooking for many years, he still doesn't know to prepare French foods in the traditional manner.

a. has been cooking

b. still

c. know to

d. in the traditional manner

( c

10. Visitors were not permitted entering the park after dark because of the lack of security and lighting.

a. Visitors

b. entering

c. because of

d. of

( b

11. Louie got his sister read his class assignment, and then asked her to write the report for him because he did not have enough time.

a. read

b. to write

c. for him because

d. enough time

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. "What is the ................... of the noun formed from "improve"? "I-M-P-R-O-V-E-M-E-N-T. There's an "e" after the "v".

a. writing

b. formation

c. spelling

d. lettering

( c

13. After closing the ................, Barbara stuck the stamps on it firmly.

a. letter

b. envelope

c. postcard

d. cards

( b

14. "What does "UK" mean?". "It's the ................ for United Kingdom."

a. shorthand

b. summary

c. shortcut

d. abbreviation

( d

15. It's not easy ................ for a job at her age.

a. to look

b. to seek

c. looking

d. seeking

( a

16. I wish I ................ to the disco with my friends last night.

a. had gone

b. went

c. could go

d. would have gone

( a

17. Her husband didn't like the shirt, so she took it back to the shop ……..... she had bought it.

a. where

b. which

c. what

d. when

( a

18. "What does "shove off" mean?" "It means "go away" but it's .................. Don't use it."

a. wrong

b. slang

c. friendly

d. incorrect

( b

19. I'm practising speaking English a lot ..................... I don't want to fail in the oral test.

a. but

b. because

c. so

d. and

( b

20. Kris has taken a part-time job as a waiter ................. he can earn enough money to go to college.

a. so that

b. so as that

c. in order to

d. so as to

( a

21. Goats live three times as .................. as mice.

a. much

b. long

c. old

d. good

( b

22. When it began to rain, they ................ in the school-yard.

a. played

b. had played

c. were playing

d. have played

( c

23. The final ................ of the play will take place next week.

a. action

b. performance

c. view

d. sight

( b

24. The creature with .................... life is the fly.

a. the shorter

b. the shortest

c. shortest

d. shorter

( b

25. The ..................... has already fallen to 2oC and a very cold night is forecast.

a. climate

b. weather

c. air

d. temperature

( d

26. ................... dropping out of the race, however, she bravely limped to the finishing line.

a. Instead of

b. In spite of

c. Despite

d. Because of

( a

27. It's ................ pity that we cannot come to your birthday party.

a. such a

b. so

c. such as

d. many a

( a

28. It was ................ a good concert that everybody kept talking about it.

a. quite

b. such

c. so

d. much

( b

29. The crowd of students shouted "................ imperialism!"

a. Down

b. Down at

c. Down to

d. Down with

( d

30. After ................... by a policeman, the man was sent back to America.

a. he picked up

b. being picked up

c. been picked up

d. picking up

( b

31. The prefix ................ is added to the adjective "successful" to make it opposite.

a. im-

b. in-

c. non-

d. un-

( d

32. When we get ................. marks, we usually feel happy.

a. much

b. good

c. bad

d. better

( b

33. My sister went to the doctor because she could not ................ well.

a. watch

b. look

c. stare

d. see

( d

34. ................ we leave the library, we'll go right down the cafeteria.

a. Since

b. As soon as

c. Now that

d. Until

( b

35. Make sure ................. is no traffic.

a. they

b. it

c. there

d. some

( c

36. My sister can't dance. I can't dance ....................

a. neither

b. either

c. nor

d. ever

( b

37. I ................. object to his plan.

a. very

b. too much

c. greatly

d. much very

( c

38. Dick was loyal to ................ trusted him.

a. whomever

b. whom

c. whoever

d. who

( c

39. Two things that you cannot buy with money ................ love and loyalty.

a. be

b. is

c. being

d. are

( d

40. The year 1620 was in the ................. century.

a. fifteenth

b. sixteenth

c. seventeenth

d. eighteenth

( c

41. A person who ................ to eat would be dead in a month.

a. refuse

b. refused

c. refusing

d. refuses

( b

42. If Kate hadn't stayed up late last night, he ................ sleepy now.

a. wouldn't have been

b. might have not been

c. wouldn't be

d. wouldn't have been being

( a

43. It is important for the developed countries to reduce energy .................. as much as possible.

a. exhaustion

b. destruction

c. waste

d. consumption

( d

44. The wind ................. as a power source over 1,300 years ago in Persia when the first windmill was built to turn a millstone.

a. used

b. had been used

c. was used

d. was being used

( c

45. I worked ................. a civil servant five years ago.

a. alike

b. like

c. as

d. likely

( c

46. The librarian lent him some books .....……… he wanted.

a. that

b. who

c. whom

d. what

( a

47. What ................ does your son want to follow after he graduates?

a. career

b. business

c. trade-union

d. success

( a

48. The travel ................ plans holidays for people.

a. account

b. applicant

c. astronaut

d. agency

( d

49. If a person buys a car for $500 and sells it for $600, he / she makes a ................ of $100.

a. profit

b. account

c. interest

d. deposit

( a

50. Banking is the ................ activity of banks.

a. business

b. barter

c. technology

d. society

( a

Test 49

Pronunciation

1. a. month HotwordStyle=None;b. boss HotwordStyle=None;c. shop HotwordStyle=None;d. got

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. size HotwordStyle=None;b. grey HotwordStyle=None;c. life HotwordStyle=None; d. eye

--> b

3. a. buy HotwordStyle=None;b. tired HotwordStyle=None;

c. rich HotwordStyle=None;d. kind

--> c

4. a. wearHotwordStyle=None; b. earHotwordStyle=None; c. hearHotwordStyle=None; d. nearly

--> a

5. a. earnHotwordStyle=None; b. thirdHotwordStyle=None; c. whereHotwordStyle=None; d. dirty

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

6. a. purpleHotwordStyle=None; b. thirstHotwordStyle=None; c. journeyHotwordStyle=None; d. there

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

7. Marcy said that she knew how the procedures for doing the experiment, but when we began to work in the laboratory, she found that she was mistaken.

a. knew how

b. to work

c. that

d. mistaken

( a

8. The man, of whom the red car is parked in front of our house, is a prominent physician in this town.

a. of whom the red

b. parked

c. of our house

d. is a

( a

9. He is only candidate who the faculty members voted not to retain on the list of eligible replacements for Professor Kotey.

a. only

b. who

c. not to retain

d. on the list

( b

10. Faintish is not uncommon in elderly people who stand up suddenly.

a. Faintish

b. elderly

c. people

d. suddenly

( a

11. After John had returned to his house, he was reading a book.

a. had returned

b. his house

c. he

d. was reading

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. That woman can tell us where ...................

a. does Jack live

b. Jack lives

c. Jack living

d. does Jack live

( b

13. The road .................. Hung Vuong street and Phan Chu Trinh street is flooded in several places.

a. of

b. up

c. among

d. between

( d

14. What ................ you grown in your kitchen garden?

a. are

b. has

c. have

d. can

( c

15. Which is ................... date in the life of people?

a. more important

b. the most important

c. a least important

d. a less important

( b

16. Measles ................ an infectious disease.

a. is

b. are

c. is being

d. being

( a

17. She stopped swimming and just ................... on the surface.

a. sank

b. floated

c. dived

d. poured

( b

18. Henry crashed when he was trying to ............... another cyclist.

a. overpass

b. overcome

c. overtake

d. overcharge

( c

19. The fans climbed over the fence to ................... paying.

a. avoid

b. prevent

c. abandon

d. refuse

( a

20. Every week, there are three ……………. flights from Atlanta to Chicago.

a. straight

b. true

c. actual

d. direct

( d

21. The police ................ to interview you about a robbery.

a. want

b. wants

c. wanting

d. to want

( a

22. I think five days ................ long enough for a good holiday.

a. isn't

b. aren't

c. is

d. are

( a

23. The smaller the room, ..................... furniture it needs.

a. the fewer

b. few

c. the less

d. less

( c

24. Better methods of refrigeration ................ on engineers.

a. depend

b. depends

c. depending

d. to depend

( a

25. Everyone agreed that the penalty was too ................... for such a mirror offense.

a. harsh

b. crude

c. stark

d. brisk

( a

26. My father ................ the manager of the firm.

a. is just made

b. has just made

c. has just been made

d. has just been making

( c

27. ........................., he left for England to further his studies.

a. Twenty years old

b. He was twenty years old

c. Having been twenty years old

d. When he was twenty years old

( d

28. He is the boy who lives ..................

a. the farthest from the school

b. furthest from the school

c. the far from the school

d. the fur from the school

( a

29. ................, she usually spends her time ...............

a. Like most elderly people / at talking

b. Like most of the elderly peoples / talking

c. Like most of the elderly people / to talk

d. Like most elderly people / talking

( d

30. "Mary, do you have a passport?" "No, but I wish I ............... one.".

a. having

b. have

c. can have

d. had

( d

31. I wish to have a novel ..................... tonight.

a. reading

b. read

c. to read

d. readed

( c

32. You and I went there together, ............................?

a. didn't you

b. didn't I

c. didn't we

d. didn't they

( c

33. She wants ....................... butter.

a. a few

b. any

c. a little

d. another

( c

34. "When did you come here?" "I ................. here since August 26."

a. have been

b. was

c. have

d. had been

( a

35. This is ................ the Green Cross Code in Britain.

a. call

b. calling

c. calls

d. called

( d

36. I am really sad. My father doesn't approve ....................... my decision.

a. by

HotwordStyle=None;b. of

HotwordStyle=None;c. on

HotwordStyle=None;d. withHotwordStyle=None;

( b

37. "This car is very dirty." " Obviously, it needs ........................"

a. to be cleanedHotwordStyle=None;

b. clean

HotwordStyle=None;c. to be clean

HotwordStyle=None;d. to cleaningHotwordStyle=None;

( a

38. Every afternoon I ....................... football in the garden.

a. will playHotwordStyle=None;

b. am playingHotwordStyle=None;

c. playHotwordStyle=None;

d. have playedHotwordStyle=None;

( c

39. When ....................... your aunt?

a. do you last see

HotwordStyle=None;b. were you last seeHotwordStyle=None;

c. were you last seeing

HotwordStyle=None;d. did you last seeHotwordStyle=None;

( d

40. You can stay with us ....................... your son doesn't make a loud noise.

a. otherwiseHotwordStyle=None;

b. until

HotwordStyle=None;c. unless

HotwordStyle=None;d. so long asHotwordStyle=None;

( d

41. " Why didn't he clean the floor?" " He probably thought ....................... not his responsibility."

a. it to clean was

HotwordStyle=None;b. being cleaned itHotwordStyle=None;

c. cleaning it was

HotwordStyle=None;d. to have it cleanedHotwordStyle=None;

( c

42. "Why haven't these letters been posted ?" "Well. Peter said he would get someone ....................... the following day."

a. for posting them

HotwordStyle=None;b. posting themHotwordStyle=None;

c. will post them

HotwordStyle=None;d. to post themHotwordStyle=None;

( d

43. The difference between monkeys and apes cannot ....................... in a few short sentences.

a. describe adequate

HotwordStyle=None;b. describe adequatelyHotwordStyle=None;

c. be described adequate

HotwordStyle=None;d. be described adequatelyHotwordStyle=None;

( d

44. It's a pity that you have ....................... time in Oxford on the tour.

a. so few

HotwordStyle=None;b. so little

HotwordStyle=None;c. a few

HotwordStyle=None; d. a littleHotwordStyle=None;

( b

45. "They're intelligent students." "Which one's ................."

a. most intelligent man

HotwordStyle=None;b. the intelligentest manHotwordStyle=None;

c. the most intelligent of all

HotwordStyle=None;d. more intelligent than himHotwordStyle=None;

( c

46. Last year the farmers were unsuccessful in harvesting potatoes but this year it looks as if they will have a better ........................

a. product

HotwordStyle=None;b. outcome

HotwordStyle=None;c. amount

HotwordStyle=None; d. cropHotwordStyle=None;

( d

47. She was a famous film star in Hollywood but her mother remained a ....................... peasant.

a. basic

HotwordStyle=None;b. normal

HotwordStyle=None;c. standard

HotwordStyle=None;d. simpleHotwordStyle=None;

( b

48. Many friends didn't satisfy with my birthday party last year, but this time we are well ....................... for it.

a. done

HotwordStyle=None;b. equipped

HotwordStyle=None;c. prepared

HotwordStyle=None;d. madeHotwordStyle=None;

( c

49. There has been a great ....................... in his maths.

a. escalation

HotwordStyle=None;b. increase

HotwordStyle=None;c. improvement

HotwordStyle=None;d. riseHotwordStyle=None;

( c

50. They ....................... Mr. John as director of their company.

a. confirm

HotwordStyle=None;b. combine

HotwordStyle=None;c. appoint

HotwordStyle=None;d. arrangeHotwordStyle=Non

( c

Test 50

Pronunciation

1. Which word is the homonym of "here".

a. hearHotwordStyle=None; b. herHotwordStyle=None; c. hairHotwordStyle=None; d. heart

--> a

2. Which word is the homonym of "No".

a. knowHotwordStyle=None; b. norHotwordStyle=None; c. notHotwordStyle=None; d. now

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

3. Which word contains the vowel sound [Z] as in "first".

a. burstHotwordStyle=None; b. rubberHotwordStyle=None; c. busyHotwordStyle=None; d. pupil

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word does not belong to the same sound group.

a. allHotwordStyle=None; b. forHotwordStyle=None; c. sawHotwordStyle=None; d. go

--> d

5. Choose the word with different stress from the others.

a. varietyHotwordStyle=None; b. informationHotwordStyle=None; c. occasionalHotwordStyle=None; d. industrial

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

6. a. go b. large c. angry d. give

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

7. Televisions aren't too expensive for we to buy at this time.

a. aren't

b. too expensive

c. we to buy

d. this time

( c

8. Daisy's cousin were among the first to arrive at the weeding party.

a. were

b. among the first

c. to arrive

d. the

( a

9. The finished motion picture, the finally product may look like the work of a single person.

a. finished

b. finally

c. look like

d. single

( b

10. Yesterday's temperature was enough hot to turn on the air conditioning.

a. Yesterday's

b. enough hot

c. to turn on

d. the

( b

11. The children are talking about the old man and his dog which are living next door to us.

a. about

b. which

c. are

d. to

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. "May I ....................... the radio?" "Of course. But remember to ....................... the radio before going to bed."

a. turn in / turn off

HotwordStyle=None;b. open up / turn downHotwordStyle=None;

c. turn on / turn offHotwordStyle=None;

d. open out / turn over

( c

13. This isn’t the most fearful ghost story, ....................... ?

a. is this

HotwordStyle=None; b. isn't it

HotwordStyle=None; c. is itHotwordStyle=None;

d. isn't thisHotwordStyle=None;

( c

14. "Did you see anyone beautiful at the party?" " Yes, ....................... were there."

a. some of Jack's friends

HotwordStyle=None; b. some friend of Jack'sHotwordStyle=None;

c. some of Jack's friend

HotwordStyle=None; d. some of John friendsHotwordStyle=None;

( a

15. Daisy and Peter will need ....................... about the climate before they decide where to go.

a. a few informations

HotwordStyle=None;b. a few informationHotwordStyle=None;

c. a little informations

HotwordStyle=None;d. a little informationHotwordStyle=None;

( d

16. These are ........................... dresses. They are too long.

a. children'

HotwordStyle=None;b. children's

HotwordStyle=None;c. childrens

HotwordStyle=None;d. childrens'HotwordStyle=None;

( b

17. Did ....................... come to the party?

a. many friends' Peter

HotwordStyle=None; b. many Peter's friendHotwordStyle=None;

c. many Peter friends

HotwordStyle=None; d. many of Peter's friendsHotwordStyle=None;

( d

18. "....................... " "Ten dollars."

a. How much this ruler costs?

HotwordStyle=None;b. What is this ruler cost?HotwordStyle=None;

c. How much does this ruler cost?

HotwordStyle=None;d. What this ruler costs?

( c

19. Ask the guard ........................

a. whose is that car?

HotwordStyle=None;b. that is whose car?HotwordStyle=None;

c. whose car that is.

HotwordStyle=None; d. whose car is that?

( c

20. ....................... some loaves of bread for me, please?

a. Do you mind to buy

HotwordStyle=None; b. Would you mind to buy

c. Would you mind buying

HotwordStyle=None; d. Will you mind to buy

( c

21. Cakes are usually ....................... eggs and flour.

a. made of

HotwordStyle=None;b. made with

c. made by

HotwordStyle=None;d. made fromHotwordStyle=None;

( d

22. Her ....................... son will go to school this autumn.

a. six-year-old

HotwordStyle=None;

b. six years oldHotwordStyle=None;

c. six-yeared old

HotwordStyle=None;d. six years'oldHotwordStyle=None;

( a

23. The price of land in Vung Tau is ....................... up all the time.

a. doing

HotwordStyle=None; b. making

HotwordStyle=None; c. letting

HotwordStyle=None; d. goingHotwordStyle=None;

( d

24. A race between horses with riders is called ........................

a. a horse-race

HotwordStyle=None;b. a race-horseHotwordStyle=None;

c. a race's-horse

HotwordStyle=None;d. a horse racedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

25. The plural form of toothbrush is ........................

a. teethbrushes

HotwordStyle=None;b. toothbrushesHotwordStyle=None;

c. toothbrushs

HotwordStyle=None;d. teeths-brushesHotwordStyle=None;

( b

26. The teacher ....................... his students arrive home early because of the bad weather.

a. told

HotwordStyle=None;b. allowed

HotwordStyle=None; c. enabled

HotwordStyle=None; d. letHotwordStyle=None;

( d

27. The question of late payment of bills was ....................... again at the board meeting.

a. risen

HotwordStyle=None;b. raised

HotwordStyle=None;c. brought

HotwordStyle=None;d. takenHotwordStyle=None;

( b

28. He was surprised that her English was so ...................... as she had never been to England.

a. definite

HotwordStyle=None;b. liquid

HotwordStyle=None;c. fluent

HotwordStyle=None;d. nationalHotwordStyle=None;

( c

29. He ................. go to the cinema with his uncle when he was young.

a. used toHotwordStyle=None;

b. is use toHotwordStyle=None;

c. has used toHotwordStyle=None;

d. was used toHotwordStyle=None;

( a

30. ....................... people in the United States earn enough for a comfortable life. a. Most of

HotwordStyle=None; b. The most

HotwordStyle=None; c. Most of the

HotwordStyle=None; d. Most of allHotwordStyle=None;

( c

31. I have told you ....................... not to meet him.

a. a hundred time

HotwordStyle=None; b. hundred timesHotwordStyle=None;

c. many hundreds times

HotwordStyle=None;d. hundreds of timesHotwordStyle=None;

( d

32. "Would you like some entertainment?" "I wouldn't mind having .......................".

a. little

HotwordStyle=None; b. a few

HotwordStyle=None; c. a little

HotwordStyle=None; d. fewHotwordStyle=None;

( c

33. I don't care ....................... he stays at home or not.

a. whereHotwordStyle=None;

b. when

HotwordStyle=None;c. why

HotwordStyle=None;d. whetherHotwordStyle=None;

( d

34. ....................... you are, I don't want to talk to you now.

a. Who

HotwordStyle=None;b. Whoever

HotwordStyle=None;c. Whom ever

HotwordStyle=None; d. WhomHotwordStyle=None;

( b

35. Manchester players were making Liverpool players ....................... on defence rather than attack.

a. to concentrate

HotwordStyle=None;b. concentrating

HotwordStyle=None;c. concentrated

HotwordStyle=None;d. concentrateHotwordStyle=None;

( d

36. Our teachers forced us ....................... harder.

a. learn

HotwordStyle=None;b. learning

HotwordStyle=None;c. learned

HotwordStyle=None;d. to learnHotwordStyle=None;

( d

37. Sometimes you injure ....................... when you cut things with sharp knives carelessly.

a. yourself

HotwordStyle=None;b. themselves

HotwordStyle=None;c. ourselves

HotwordStyle=None;d. himselfHotwordStyle=None;

( a

38. Don't forget ....................... your books to school.

a. bring

HotwordStyle=None;b. to bring

HotwordStyle=None;c. to have brought

HotwordStyle=None;d. bringingHotwordStyle=None;

( b

39. Don't touch the cat, it may ....................... you.

a. kick

HotwordStyle=None;b. tearHotwordStyle=None;

c. scream

HotwordStyle=None;d. scratchHotwordStyle=None;

( d

40. There is a fault at your television station. Please do not ......................

a. change

HotwordStyle=None;b. repair

HotwordStyle=None;c. adjustHotwordStyle=None;

d. switchHotwordStyle=None;

( c

41. I know him by ....................... , but I have no idea what his name is.

a. sight

HotwordStyle=None;b. myself

HotwordStyle=None;c. heart

HotwordStyle=None;d. chanceHotwordStyle=None;

( d

42. Mr. Smith was ....................... in a road accident.

a. wrongedHotwordStyle=None;

b. woundedHotwordStyle=None;

c. injuredHotwordStyle=None;

d. damagedHotwordStyle=None;

( c

43. This isn't sour enough. I'll add some more .......................

a. salt

HotwordStyle=None;b. pepper

HotwordStyle=None;

c. vinegar

HotwordStyle=None;d. sugarHotwordStyle=None;

( c

44. You really can't ....................... in anything that woman says.

a. believe

HotwordStyle=None;b. relyHotwordStyle=None;

c. count

HotwordStyle=None;d. imagineHotwordStyle=None;

( a

45. I would like ....................... my hair .......................

a. to have / dye

HotwordStyle=None;b. to have / dyedHotwordStyle=None;

c. to have / dying

HotwordStyle=None;d. have / dyeingHotwordStyle=None;

( b

46. I had my younger sister ....................... the letters to me while I was abroad.

a. to send

HotwordStyle=None;b. sent

HotwordStyle=None;c. send

HotwordStyle=None;d. sendingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

47. He'd had dinner when you arrived, .......................?

a. wasn't it

HotwordStyle=None;b. didn't he

HotwordStyle=None; c. wasn't he

HotwordStyle=None;d. hadn't he

( d

48. We waste a lot of time ....................... television.

a. watch

HotwordStyle=None;b. to watch

HotwordStyle=None;c. watching

HotwordStyle=None;d. for watchingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

49. "I'm bored." "Let's go .......................?

a. hiking

HotwordStyle=None; b. to hike

HotwordStyle=None;c. hike

HotwordStyle=None;d. for hikingHotwordStyle=None;

( a

50. You will never finish that job by tomorrow morning unless you ..................... some help.

a. will get

HotwordStyle=None;b. would get

HotwordStyle=None;c. get

HotwordStyle=None;d. will have gotHotwordStyle=None;

( c

Test 51

Pronunciation

1. a. heightHotwordStyle=None; b. neighbourHotwordStyle=None; c. weighHotwordStyle=None; d. eight

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. cookHotwordStyle=None; b. lookHotwordStyle=None; c. poundHotwordStyle=None; d. could

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. easyHotwordStyle=None; b. headHotwordStyle=None; c. heavyHotwordStyle=None; d. weather

--> a HotwordStyle=None;

4. a. metreHotwordStyle=None; b. bestHotwordStyle=None; c. skiHotwordStyle=None; d. leave

--> b

5. a. anyHotwordStyle=None; b. manyHotwordStyle=None; c. sendHotwordStyle=None; d. place

--> d Find the mistakes

6. When my uncle was in London, he has stayed in this hotel for about two weeks.

a. was

b. in

c. has stayed

d. about

( c

7. The old man is reading a newspaper over there is Jim's father.

a. old

b. is reading

c. over there

d. father

( b

8. I think she would succeed if she had tried harder.

a. succeed

b. if

c. she

d. harder

( a

9. My parents wish they have enough money to buy that building.

a. have

b. enough

c. to

d. buy

( a

10. My brother doesn’t care how much does the car cost because he is going to buy it anyway.

a. doesn’t

b. does the car cost

c. because

d. is going to buy

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. I tried ..................... the bus, but I missed it.

a. catching

HotwordStyle=None;b. catch

HotwordStyle=None;c. to catch

HotwordStyle=None;d. catch upHotwordStyle=None;

( c

12. Surely David's not going to drive, ..................... he?

a. does

HotwordStyle=None;b. is

HotwordStyle=None;c. isn't

HotwordStyle=None; d. willHotwordStyle=None;

( b

13. Some snakes are harmful, ....................... others are harmless.

a. but

HotwordStyle=None; b. so

HotwordStyle=None;c. for

HotwordStyle=None;d. despiteHotwordStyle=None;

( a

14. The windows were all left open. ......................., the windstorm made the room become a real mess.

a. Nevertheless

HotwordStyle=None;b. However

HotwordStyle=None;c. Consequently

HotwordStyle=None;d. OtherwiseHotwordStyle=None;

( c

15. He played an active ....................... in politics until he was well over 80.

a. scene

HotwordStyle=None;b. job

HotwordStyle=None;c. position

HotwordStyle=None;d. partHotwordStyle=None;

( d

16. My wife and I have much pleasure in ....................... the invitation to your daughter's wedding.

a. taking

HotwordStyle=None;b. accepting

HotwordStyle=None;c. thanking

HotwordStyle=None;d. damagingHotwordStyle=None;

( b

17. Can you tell me the ....................... of these shoes?

a. charge

HotwordStyle=None;b. price

HotwordStyle=None;c. amount

HotwordStyle=None;d. expenseHotwordStyle=None;

( b

18. The traffic in town was very ....................... and I arrived home earlier than expected.

a. light

HotwordStyle=None;b. weak

HotwordStyle=None;c. littleHotwordStyle=None;

d. fewHotwordStyle=None;

( a

19. She ....................... her husband's job for his ill health.

a. accused

HotwordStyle=None;b. blamed

HotwordStyle=None;c. caused

HotwordStyle=None;d. claimedHotwordStyle=None;

( b

20. Nancy asked if she could .................. some money for bus fare to get home.

a. lend

HotwordStyle=None;b. loan

HotwordStyle=None;c. borrow

HotwordStyle=None;d. get fromHotwordStyle=None;

( c

21. She has to go to the party ....................... she wants to or not.

a. provided that

HotwordStyle=None;b. whether

HotwordStyle=None;c. even if

HotwordStyle=None;d. only ifHotwordStyle=None;

( b

22. ....................... there was no electricity, I was able to write a letter to my friend because I had a candle.

a. Unless

HotwordStyle=None;b. Even though

HotwordStyle=None;c. Even

HotwordStyle=None;d. Only ifHotwordStyle=None;

( b

23. ...................... Peter phones us, we'll go to the cafeteria.

a. Since

HotwordStyle=None;b. As soon as

HotwordStyle=None;c. Now that

HotwordStyle=None;d. UntilHotwordStyle=None;

( b

24. This is ....................... spicy food that Lan doesn't think she can finish it.

a. such

HotwordStyle=None;b. so

HotwordStyle=None;c. very

HotwordStyle=None;d. tooHotwordStyle=None;

( a

25. Both my trousers ....................... from my changing room last night.

a. were stolen and my shirts

HotwordStyle=None;b. and my shirts were stolenHotwordStyle=None;

c. and my shirts was stolen

HotwordStyle=None;d. were and my shirts was stolenHotwordStyle=None;

( b

26. Young children often spend their time playing, ......................., and sleeping.

a. they eat

HotwordStyle=None;b. eating

HotwordStyle=None;c. eat

HotwordStyle=None;d. they are eatingHotwordStyle=None;

( b

27. Is she going ....................... me ....................... all day?

a. to keep / waiting

HotwordStyle=None;b. to keep / to waitHotwordStyle=None;

c. keeping / wait

HotwordStyle=None;d. to keep / waitedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

28. " Where are they going to live?" ‘’They are considering ....................... to New York."

a. moving

HotwordStyle=None;b. to move

HotwordStyle=None;c. move

HotwordStyle=None;d. movedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

29. I have left my pen at home. Can I borrow ....................... for a moment?

a. the one of you

HotwordStyle=None;b. one of yoursHotwordStyle=None;

c. one pen of your

HotwordStyle=None;d. the one of your pensHotwordStyle=None;

( b

30. This model airplane is very good indeed. Did you make it all by ......................., Jack?

a. itself

HotwordStyle=None; b. himself

HotwordStyle=None;c. yourself

HotwordStyle=None;d. yourselvesHotwordStyle=None;

( c

31. After Joe's mother died, he was ....................... up by his grandmother.

a. brought

HotwordStyle=None;b. taken

HotwordStyle=None;c. grown

HotwordStyle=None;d. drawnHotwordStyle=None;

( a

32. If you keep trying, you might ....................... to do it.

a. succeed

HotwordStyle=None;b. discover

HotwordStyle=None;c. understand

HotwordStyle=None;d. manageHotwordStyle=None;

( d

33. My employer's ....................... of my work does not matter to me at all.

a. meaning

HotwordStyle=None;b. belief

HotwordStyle=None;c. opinion

HotwordStyle=None;d. expressionHotwordStyle=None;

( c

34. I don't think that red dress ....................... her.

a. suits

HotwordStyle=None;b. matches

HotwordStyle=None;c. cheers

HotwordStyle=None;d. agreesHotwordStyle=None;

( a

35. The shops are always ....................... of people at Christmas time.

a. full

HotwordStyle=None;b. stuffed

HotwordStyle=None;c. busy

HotwordStyle=None;d. crowdedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

36. What food should you eat if you want to ....................... on weight?

a. put

HotwordStyle=None; b. take

HotwordStyle=None; c. get

HotwordStyle=None; d. turnHotwordStyle=None;

( a

37. They ....................... much more photographs if they ....................... more film.

a. would have taken / had had

HotwordStyle=None;b. would have taken / hadHotwordStyle=None;

c. would take / had had

HotwordStyle=None;d. would take / as hadHotwordStyle=None;

( a

38. We had many difficulties ....................... for a job.

a. to apply

HotwordStyle=None;b. in applyingHotwordStyle=None;

c. for applying

HotwordStyle=None;d. in having appliedHotwordStyle=None;

( b

39. The girl complained that someone had stolen her shoes and also her ........................

a. sister

HotwordStyle=None;b. sisters

HotwordStyle=None;c. sister's

HotwordStyle=None;d. sisters'HotwordStyle=None;

( c

40. How long ago ....................... the First World War?

a. was

HotwordStyle=None;b. happened

HotwordStyle=None;c. occurred

HotwordStyle=None;d. took placeHotwordStyle=None;

( a

41. She objects ....................... my proposal.

a. to

HotwordStyle=None;b. against

HotwordStyle=None;c. in

HotwordStyle=None;d. atHotwordStyle=None;

( a

42. I don't know that city. It sounds ....................... to me.

a. strange

HotwordStyle=None;b. strangely

HotwordStyle=None;c. stranged

HotwordStyle=None;d. strangingHotwordStyle=None;

( a

43. Pass me that dictionary, .......................?

a. do you

HotwordStyle=None;b. don't you

HotwordStyle=None;

c. will you

HotwordStyle=None;d. shall youHotwordStyle=None;

( c

44. Some of the friends ....................... didn't come.

a. whom I invited them

HotwordStyle=None;b. I invited them

HotwordStyle=None;c. I invited

HotwordStyle=None;d. when I invitedHotwordStyle=None;

( c

45. This sort of thing doesn't happen in Turkey, .......................?

a. isn't it

HotwordStyle=None;b. doesn't it

c. does it

HotwordStyle=None;d. can't itHotwordStyle=None;

( c

46. We feel too tired so we stop ........................

a. working

HotwordStyle=None;b. work

HotwordStyle=None;c. to work

HotwordStyle=None;d. to workingHotwordStyle=None;

( a

47. The explorers walked all the way along the river from its mouth to its ..............

a. cause

HotwordStyle=None;b. wellHotwordStyle=None;

c. source

HotwordStyle=None;d. outletHotwordStyle=None;

( c

48. There were only two actors on the ....................... when the play started.

a. platform

HotwordStyle=None;b. floor

HotwordStyle=None;c. scene

HotwordStyle=None;d. stageHotwordStyle=None;

( d

49. A ....................... is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the bank robber.

a. reward

HotwordStyle=None;b. prize

HotwordStyle=None;c. notice

HotwordStyle=None;d. repaymentHotwordStyle=None;

( a

50. The President made a wonderful ........................

a. message

HotwordStyle=None;b. talkHotwordStyle=None;

c. lecture

HotwordStyle=None;d. speechHotwordStyle=None;

( d

Test 52

Pronunciation

1. a. lightsHotwordStyle=None; b. streetsHotwordStyle=None; c. afternoonsHotwordStyle=None; d. lets

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. nineHotwordStyle=None; b. fineHotwordStyle=None; c. kindHotwordStyle=None; d. thing

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. husbandHotwordStyle=None; b. busyHotwordStyle=None; c. mustHotwordStyle=None; d. bus

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. lookHotwordStyle=None; b. bookHotwordStyle=None; c. floorHotwordStyle=None; d. cook

--> c

5. a. neonHotwordStyle=None; b. seemHotwordStyle=None; c. zebraHotwordStyle=None; d. intend

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Our house is supposed to paint white by my father.

a. is supposed

b. to paint

c. white

d. by

( b

7. Tommy felt happily when he heard the interesting news.

a. happily

b. heard

c. interesting

d. news

( a

8. We consider Marx is the founder of scientific communism.

a. consider

b. is

c. the

d. of

( b

9. This apprentice has spent in two weeks working on that new machine.

a. in

b. working

c. on

d. new

( a

10. Ask the young guest over there when exactly was she born.

a. the

b. guest

c. when

d. was she

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. The population of the town can be divided into three main ........................

a. lists

HotwordStyle=None;b. gangs

HotwordStyle=None;c. groups

HotwordStyle=None;d. tribesHotwordStyle=None;

( c

12. In 1638, a group of Swedish settlers set up a colony along the Delaware River and ……………… there peacefully until 1655.

a. living

b. to live

c. lived

d. live

( c

13. There is a shop in the city which is above all ....................... in popularity.

a. another

HotwordStyle=None;b. other

HotwordStyle=None;c. the other

HotwordStyle=None;d. othersHotwordStyle=None;

( d

14. The room was ....................... small to celebrate the meeting.

a. as

HotwordStyle=None;b. much

HotwordStyle=None;c. too

HotwordStyle=None;d. as muchHotwordStyle=None;

( c

15. In some countries today there's only one party at elections. No ...... at all !

a. choose

HotwordStyle=None;b. chose

HotwordStyle=None;c. chosen

HotwordStyle=None;d. choiceHotwordStyle=None;

( d

16. "Do you think we're all created equal?" " No, not ....................... all."

a. in

HotwordStyle=None;b. over

HotwordStyle=None;c. at

HotwordStyle=None;d. toHotwordStyle=None;

( c

17. At twelve o'clock, Mrs. Green will close her shop and go out to have .................

a. a lunch

HotwordStyle=None;b. the lunch

HotwordStyle=None;c. lunch

HotwordStyle=None;d. lunchesHotwordStyle=None;

( c

18. Flight LA from New York to Washington is now arriving at ........................

a. gate four

HotwordStyle=None;b. the gate four

HotwordStyle=None;c. the four gate

HotwordStyle=None;d. four gateHotwordStyle=None;

( a

19. ....................... to go out with us tonight?

a. Do you like

HotwordStyle=None;b. Would you like

HotwordStyle=None;c. Will you like

HotwordStyle=None;d. Have you likeHotwordStyle=None;

( b

20. Mary forgot what I ....................... her the day before.

a. would tell

HotwordStyle=None;b. had told

HotwordStyle=None;c. had been told

HotwordStyle=None;d. toldHotwordStyle=None;

( b

21. He is known ....................... a man who is truthful.

a. for

HotwordStyle=None;b. as

HotwordStyle=None;c. in

HotwordStyle=None;d. atHotwordStyle=None;

( b

22. It's a pity they can't join our trip, .......................?

a. can they

HotwordStyle=None;b. can't they

HotwordStyle=None;c. is it

HotwordStyle=None;d. isn't itHotwordStyle=None;

( d

23. Most underdeveloped countries are in ....................... of capital and technical assistance.

a. lackHotwordStyle=None;

b. need

HotwordStyle=None;c. shortage

HotwordStyle=None;d. deficiencyHotwordStyle=None;

( b

24. Mr. Pike has gone somewhere to buy a ....................... of cigarettes.

a. piece

HotwordStyle=None;b. packet

HotwordStyle=None;c. bit

HotwordStyle=None;d. poundHotwordStyle=None;

( b

25. She ....................... her boyfriend to arrive in a fortnight.

a. expects

HotwordStyle=None;b. waits

HotwordStyle=None;c. hopes

HotwordStyle=None;d. suspectsHotwordStyle=None;

( a

26. The national ....................... of our country was composed by " Van Cao".

a. music

HotwordStyle=None;b. melody

HotwordStyle=None;c. anthem

HotwordStyle=None;d. celebrationHotwordStyle=None;

( c

27. If you travel by a train or a bus, you must pay a .......................

a. tip

HotwordStyle=None;b. fareHotwordStyle=None;

c. fee

HotwordStyle=None;d. commissionHotwordStyle=None;

( b

28. We've got two identical flats.

a. different

HotwordStyle=None; b. fantastic

HotwordStyle=None; c. similar

HotwordStyle=None; d. fashionableHotwordStyle=None;

( c

29. He was not ....................... answer their questions.

a. a intelligence enough to

HotwordStyle=None;b. intelligence enough atHotwordStyle=None;

c. intelligent enough to

HotwordStyle=None;d. intelligent enough atHotwordStyle=None;

( c

30. ....................... you run as fast as you can, you are likely to be late.

a. When

HotwordStyle=None;b. Unless

HotwordStyle=None;c. Since

HotwordStyle=None;d. BecauseHotwordStyle=None;

( b

31. Mr. Pike gave the charity a hundred dollars and ........................

a. so did I

HotwordStyle=None;b. I did so

HotwordStyle=None;c. I did give too

HotwordStyle=None;d. I also did giveHotwordStyle=None;

( a

32. He didn't pass his examination and .........................

a. so did I

HotwordStyle=None;b. I did too

HotwordStyle=None;c. I did either

HotwordStyle=None;d. neither did IHotwordStyle=None;

( d

33. "I don't want that employee in my room." "If he ....................... really such a problem, I'll take him into mine."

a. will be

HotwordStyle=None;b. were

HotwordStyle=None;c. is

HotwordStyle=None;d. wasHotwordStyle=None;

( c

34. "Who is our new teacher?" "He's the man ........................"

a. which is talking to my father now

HotwordStyle=None;b. that talk to my father nowHotwordStyle=None;

c. talk to my father now

HotwordStyle=None;d. talking to my father nowHotwordStyle=None;

( d

35. I wish I ....................... her name.

a. know

HotwordStyle=None;b. knew

HotwordStyle=None;c. have known

HotwordStyle=None;d. were knowingHotwordStyle=None;

( b

36. He ..................... the office when I arrived.

a. was leaving

HotwordStyle=None;b. has left

HotwordStyle=None;c. should leave

HotwordStyle=None;d. leavesHotwordStyle=None;

( a

37. He had to quit school because his father was ....................... debt.

a. on

HotwordStyle=None;b. in

HotwordStyle=None;c. for

HotwordStyle=None;d. withHotwordStyle=None;

( b

38. Something strange ....................... to me while I ....................... home last night.

a. was happened / was reaching

HotwordStyle=None;b. was happened / reachedHotwordStyle=None;

c. happened / was reaching

HotwordStyle=None;d. was happened / was reachingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

39. He took a glance at his mother.

a. smile

HotwordStyle=None;b. deep breath

HotwordStyle=None;c. quick look

HotwordStyle=None;d. good lookHotwordStyle=None;

( c

40. The careers offices will give you ....................... on interview techniques.

a. practical advise

HotwordStyle=None;b. practical adviceHotwordStyle=None;

c. useful adviseHotwordStyle=None;

d. practical advicesHotwordStyle=None;

( b

41. You should use a dictionary if you are not sure ....................... a word.

a. in

HotwordStyle=None;b. at

HotwordStyle=None;c. of

HotwordStyle=None;d. forHotwordStyle=None;

( c

42. Please ....................... your hand if you want to ask some questions.

a. rise

HotwordStyle=None;b. pull

HotwordStyle=None;c. push

HotwordStyle=None;d. raiseHotwordStyle=None;

( d

43. This bridge was ....................... by a famous architect.

a. outlined

HotwordStyle=None;b. designed

HotwordStyle=None;c. produced

HotwordStyle=None;d. composedHotwordStyle=None;

( b

44. A ....................... is a person who sells flower.

a. typist

HotwordStyle=None; b. dentist

HotwordStyle=None; c. florist

HotwordStyle=None; d. chemistHotwordStyle=None;

( c

45. We wouldn't have been late if .......................

a. you got up early

HotwordStyle=None;b. you hadn't got up earlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. you had got up early

HotwordStyle=None;d. you would get up earlyHotwordStyle=None;

( c

46. If there were no television, people .......................

a. would feel sad

HotwordStyle=None;b. will feel sad

HotwordStyle=None;c. can feel sad

HotwordStyle=None;d. have felt sadHotwordStyle=None;

( a

47. What I said made him sad. I wish I ....................... anything.

a. hadn't said

HotwordStyle=None;b. wouldn't say

HotwordStyle=None;c. didn't say

HotwordStyle=None;d. saidHotwordStyle=None;

( a

48. They ....................... me teach their children English. a. want

HotwordStyle=None;b. hope

HotwordStyle=None;c. wish

HotwordStyle=None;d. haveHotwordStyle=None;

( d

49. If gold ....................... cheap and unlimited, many things in the world would be different.

a. is

HotwordStyle=None;b. will be

HotwordStyle=None;c. were

HotwordStyle=None;d. would beHotwordStyle=None;

( c

50. Unless you ....................... all my questions, I can't do anything for you.

a. answered

HotwordStyle=None;b. answerHotwordStyle=None;

c. would answer

HotwordStyle=None;d. are answeringHotwordStyle=None;

( b

Test 53

Pronunciation

1. a. eightHotwordStyle=None; b. brightHotwordStyle=None; c. nightHotwordStyle=None; d. light

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. catsHotwordStyle=None; b. bat HotwordStyle=None; c. darkHotwordStyle=None; d. hat

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. uniformHotwordStyle=None; b. clutchHotwordStyle=None; c. sunHotwordStyle=None; d. cut

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. fiveHotwordStyle=None; b. biteHotwordStyle=None; c. likeHotwordStyle=None; d. thin

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. gatherHotwordStyle=None; b. eitherHotwordStyle=None; c. healthyHotwordStyle=None; d. mother

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. The soup you made was too hot for me to eat it.

a. The

b. made

c. for me

d. it

( d

7. Three miles is very far for a young child to walk.

a. is

b. very

c. for

d. to walk

( b

8. Either of these two paths lead to Bac My An beach.

a. of

b. these

c. lead

d. to

( c

9. She liked collecting stamps, but she didn't like buy them.

a. collecting

b. but

c. buy

d. them

( c

10. Richard tried to pass the entrance exam for the college of economy.

a. tried

b. entrance

c. for

d. of

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. I wish I ....................... you some money but I can't.

a. can lend

HotwordStyle=None;b. would lendHotwordStyle=None;

c. could lend

HotwordStyle=None;d. will lendHotwordStyle=None;

( c

12. I wish Daisy ....................... to the party this afternoon.

a. came

HotwordStyle=None;b. will come

HotwordStyle=None;c. can come

HotwordStyle=None;d. could comeHotwordStyle=None;

( d

13. Do you know ....................... ? I don't know.

a. how many years Mary is

HotwordStyle=None;b. how old Mary isHotwordStyle=None;

c. how years old is Mary

HotwordStyle=None;d. how much time has been MaryHotwordStyle=None;

( b

14. I'm going to do ................. want to do.

a. which I

HotwordStyle=None;b. what I

HotwordStyle=None;c. that what IHotwordStyle=None;

d. what do IHotwordStyle=None;

( b

15. The new plan must be finished ....................... as the salary of the workers depends on it.

a. on time

HotwordStyle=None;b. in times

HotwordStyle=None;c. at time

HotwordStyle=None;d. for a timeHotwordStyle=None;

( a

16. Could you lend me some money ? I'm very ....................... of cash at present.

a. down

HotwordStyle=None;b. scarce

HotwordStyle=None;c. low

HotwordStyle=None;d. shortHotwordStyle=None;

( d

17. I don't think she'll ever ....................... the shock of his mother's death.

a. get through

HotwordStyle=None;b. get over

HotwordStyle=None;c. get by

HotwordStyle=None;d. get offHotwordStyle=None;

( b

18. She got up late because her alarm clock was ........................

a. out of work

HotwordStyle=None;b. off work

HotwordStyle=None;c. out of order

HotwordStyle=None;d. off dutyHotwordStyle=None;

( a

19. She wanted to be a teacher but now she would take .......................

a. every job

HotwordStyle=None;b. any job at all

HotwordStyle=None;c. new job

HotwordStyle=None;d. some jobsHotwordStyle=None;

( b

20. The organs of our body work so ……………… that we scarcely know we have lungs and liver, heart and stomach.

a. smoothly

b. smooth

c. smoothing

d. smoothen

( a

21. He is a person ................................................

a. in whom I don't have much confidenceHotwordStyle=None;

b. in that I don't have much confidenceHotwordStyle=None;

c. whom I don't have much confidence in him

HotwordStyle=None;d. I don't have much confidenceHotwordStyle=None;

( a

22. She wishes she could visit Paris, ....................... of France.

a. is the capital

HotwordStyle=None;b. which the capital isHotwordStyle=None;

c. that is the capital

HotwordStyle=None;d. the capitalHotwordStyle=None;

( d

23. "Do you see the pen ....................... Jean ?" "Oh, it's over there."

a. that it belongs to

HotwordStyle=None;b. to which belongs toHotwordStyle=None;

c. to which belongs

HotwordStyle=None;d. that belongs toHotwordStyle=None;

( d

24. The voters in that city were against the candidate ....................... proposals called for higher taxes.

a. who his

HotwordStyle=None;b. whose

HotwordStyle=None;c. whom he had

HotwordStyle=None;d. that hisHotwordStyle=None;

( b

25. This is Mrs. Brown, ....................... taught us English composition.

a. who

HotwordStyle=None; b. whom

HotwordStyle=None;c. thatHotwordStyle=None;

d. whichHotwordStyle=None;

( a

26. She has three sisters, ....................... are teachers.

a. that all of them

HotwordStyle=None;b. who they allHotwordStyle=None;

c. all of whom

HotwordStyle=None;d. who all of themHotwordStyle=None;

( c

27. That man over there seems ....................... for someone.

a. to wait

HotwordStyle=None;b. to have waitedHotwordStyle=None;

c. to be waitingHotwordStyle=None;

d. he's waitingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

28. I shall prepare lunch as soon as I ....................... these exercises.

a. have done

HotwordStyle=None;b. will have doneHotwordStyle=None;

c. did

HotwordStyle=None;d. have been doingHotwordStyle=None;

( a

29. You should learn hard ....................... you won't get bad marks.

a. so that

HotwordStyle=None;b. because

HotwordStyle=None;c. otherwise

HotwordStyle=None;d. so asHotwordStyle=None;

( a

30. After a long time, we ....................... getting up as early as everyone else in the village.

a. used to

HotwordStyle=None;b. would

HotwordStyle=None;c. got used to

HotwordStyle=None;d. accustomed toHotwordStyle=None;

( c

31. That library was noisy and not very ....................... for studying.

a. suitedHotwordStyle=None;

b. fitted

HotwordStyle=None;c. proper

HotwordStyle=None;d. suitableHotwordStyle=None;

( d

32. They usually ....................... swimming on Sundays.

a. go

HotwordStyle=None;b. make

HotwordStyle=None;c. takeHotwordStyle=None;

d. buyHotwordStyle=None;

( a

33. They'd like to ....................... money to support their family.

a. coinHotwordStyle=None;

b. printHotwordStyle=None;

c. earnHotwordStyle=None;

d. doHotwordStyle=None;

( c

34. Before the flight, passengers wait in the .......................

a. departure officeHotwordStyle=None;

b. departure loungeHotwordStyle=None;

c. booking officeHotwordStyle=None;

d. living roomHotwordStyle=None;

( b

35. We're ....................... listening to your complaint.

a. bored inHotwordStyle=None;

b. uninterested withHotwordStyle=None;

c. tired outHotwordStyle=None;

d. tired ofHotwordStyle=None;

( d

36. At parties, people ....................... to talk about jobs and houses.

a. habitHotwordStyle=None;

b. accustomHotwordStyle=None;

c. tendHotwordStyle=None;

d. keepHotwordStyle=None;

( c

37. This essay is ........................... for me to do.

a. that importantHotwordStyle=None;

b. very importantHotwordStyle=None;

c. importantHotwordStyle=None;

d. important enoughHotwordStyle=None;

( d

38. She was busy ....................... new articles to the customers.

a. about introducingHotwordStyle=None;

b. introducingHotwordStyle=None;

c. for introducingHotwordStyle=None;

d. in introducingHotwordStyle=None;

( b

39. So far three bridges ........................ across the river.

a. are builtHotwordStyle=None;

b. were builtHotwordStyle=None;

c. have builtHotwordStyle=None;

d. have been builtHotwordStyle=None;

( d

40. What's taking an entrance exam .......................?

a. likeHotwordStyle=None;

b. alikeHotwordStyle=None;

c. likelyHotwordStyle=None;

d. look likeHotwordStyle=None;

( a

41. "Why is Jack so naughty?" "He is accustomed to ....................... whatever he wants."

a. haveHotwordStyle=None;

b. hadHotwordStyle=None;

c. he hasHotwordStyle=None;

d. havingHotwordStyle=None;

( d

42. Mary never gets up late, ........................?

a. doesn't sheHotwordStyle=None;

b. will sheHotwordStyle=None;

c. does sheHotwordStyle=None;

d. won't sheHotwordStyle=None;

( c

43. .................... I were you, I wouldn't lend him money.

a. In spite ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. IfHotwordStyle=None;

c. BecauseHotwordStyle=None;

d. AlthoughHotwordStyle=None;

( b

44. The boss asked his employees ........................

a. working hardHotwordStyle=None;

b. to work hardlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. to work hardHotwordStyle=None;

d. work hardlyHotwordStyle=None;

( c

45. She'd rather go shopping than ....................... fishing.

a. will goHotwordStyle=None;

b. goingHotwordStyle=None;

c. to goHotwordStyle=None;

d. goHotwordStyle=None;

( d

46. Hoa died ....................... disease because her family lived in badly ....................... conditions.

a. of / overcrowdedHotwordStyle=None;

b. with / overcrowdedHotwordStyle=None;

c. of / overcrowdingHotwordStyle=None;

d. with / overcrowdingHotwordStyle=None;

( a

47. The pub was so crowded that he could ....................... get to the bar.

a. almostHotwordStyle=None;

b. hardlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. quiteHotwordStyle=None;

d. merelyHotwordStyle=None;

( b

48. Because of the low ceiling, the bookcase was much too ....................... to go into the library.

a. tallHotwordStyle=None;

b. grandHotwordStyle=None;

c. lengthyHotwordStyle=None;

d. deepHotwordStyle=None;

( a

49. My younger sister ....................... a great deal of about her grades at school.

a. worriesHotwordStyle=None;

b. preparesHotwordStyle=None;

c. troublesHotwordStyle=None;

d. annoysHotwordStyle=None;

( a

50. The dress was so beautiful that she couldn't ............. the temptation to buy it.

a. pullHotwordStyle=None;

b. denyHotwordStyle=None;

c. missHotwordStyle=None;

d. resistHotwordStyle=None;

( d

Test 54

Pronunciation

1. a. wetHotwordStyle=None; b. getHotwordStyle=None; c. letHotwordStyle=None; d. early

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. pavementHotwordStyle=None; b. placeHotwordStyle=None; c. activityHotwordStyle=None; d. may

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. pedestriansHotwordStyle=None; b. afternoonsHotwordStyle=None; c. stationsHotwordStyle=None; d. restaurants

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. feedHotwordStyle=None; b. deerHotwordStyle=None; c. greetHotwordStyle=None; d. need

--> b

5. a. manureHotwordStyle=None; b. chanceHotwordStyle=None; c. harvestHotwordStyle=None; d. calf

--> a

Find the mistakes

6. Unless he studies very hard, he will pass all of his exams.

a. studies

b. very hard

c. will

d. all of

( c

7. Even though she walk carefully through the wet streets, her shoes and pants got muddy.

a. Even though

b. walk

c. carefully

d. muddy

( b

8. His neighborhood is quiet and safe, moreover, he always lock his doors.

a. neighborhood

b. quiet

c. moreover

d. lock

( d

9. Although Mary doesn't like French food, but she liked the food she had at the French restaurant last night.

a. doesn't like

b. but

c. the food

d. had

( b

10. Although my room in the dormitory is very small, I like it because it is a place where I can be by myself and studying in peace and quiet.

a. Although

b. it

c. by myself

d. studying

( d

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. His car is ....................... good condition.

a. inHotwordStyle=None;

b. atHotwordStyle=None;

c. onHotwordStyle=None;

d. withHotwordStyle=None;

( a

12. It's a good idea to see your doctor regularly for .......................

a. a revisionHotwordStyle=None;

b. a controlHotwordStyle=None;

c. an investigationHotwordStyle=None;

d. a check-upHotwordStyle=None;

( d

13. ....................... would be very stupid.

a. Do soHotwordStyle=None;

b. To do soHotwordStyle=None;

c. In so doing

HotwordStyle=None;d. That doing soHotwordStyle=None;

( b

14. Nam weighs eighty pounds, but Alice, his sister, weighs forty.

a. Nam is heavier than his sister two times.

HotwordStyle=None;b. Nam is twice as heavy as his sister.HotwordStyle=None;

c. Nam sister is twice as heavy as him.

HotwordStyle=None;d. Nam is two times as heavy as his sister.HotwordStyle=None;

( b

15. I ....................... twenty cigarettes a day, but now I ................. down to ten.

a. smoke / cutHotwordStyle=None;

b. smoked / cutHotwordStyle=None;

c. used to smoke / had cutHotwordStyle=None;

d. used to smoke / have cutHotwordStyle=None;

( d

16. Let's have her ....................... some difficult words.

a. going over

HotwordStyle=None;b. go overHotwordStyle=None;

c. will go overHotwordStyle=None;

d. gone overHotwordStyle=None;

( b

17. The train ........................ when I got to the station.

a. have leftHotwordStyle=None;

b. leftHotwordStyle=None;

c. had leftHotwordStyle=None;

d. had been leavingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

18. "When can you come?" "I'll come as soon as ....................... my work."

a. finishedHotwordStyle=None;

b. I'd finishHotwordStyle=None;

c. I will finishHotwordStyle=None;

d. I've finishedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

19. She danced so beautifully that I couldn't resist ....................... loudly when she finished.

a. applaudingHotwordStyle=None;

b. being applaudedHotwordStyle=None;

c. to applaudHotwordStyle=None;

d. to be applaudedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

20. Nga didn't expect ....................... to Hoa's party.

a. invitingHotwordStyle=None;

b. being invitedHotwordStyle=None;

c. to inviteHotwordStyle=None;

d. to be invitedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

21. Would you mind not ....................... the television until I've finished with this phone call?

a. turning onHotwordStyle=None;

b. being turned onHotwordStyle=None;

c. to turn onHotwordStyle=None;

d. to be turned onHotwordStyle=None;

( a

22. Children's hands are used to ....................... before meals everyday.

a. washingHotwordStyle=None;

b. being washedHotwordStyle=None;

c. be washedHotwordStyle=None;

d. washHotwordStyle=None;

( b

23. I lost too much money betting at the races last time, so you won't ....................... me to go again.

a. convinceHotwordStyle=None;

b. impressHotwordStyle=None;

c. persuadeHotwordStyle=None;

d. urgeHotwordStyle=None;

( c

24. The shop assistant was ....................... helpful, but she felt he could have given her more advice.

a. entirelyHotwordStyle=None;

b. exactlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. quiteHotwordStyle=None;

d. totallyHotwordStyle=None;

( c

25. ....................... from Bill, all the students said they would go.

a. ExceptHotwordStyle=None;

b. OnlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. ApartHotwordStyle=None;

d. SeparateHotwordStyle=None;

( c

26. The new manager explained to the staff that she hoped to ....................... new procedures to save time and money.

a. manufactureHotwordStyle=None;

b. establishHotwordStyle=None;

c. controlHotwordStyle=None;

d. restoreHotwordStyle=None;

( b

27. The meal was excellent; the pears were particularly .....................

a. flavouredHotwordStyle=None;

b. deliciousHotwordStyle=None;

c. tastefulHotwordStyle=None;

d. desirableHotwordStyle=None;

( b

28. Workers who do not obey the safety regulations will be ............ immediately.

a. refusedHotwordStyle=None;

b. rejectedHotwordStyle=None;

c. disapprovedHotwordStyle=None;

d. dismissedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

29. “This museum”, the guide said, ....................... in 1134.

a. is builtHotwordStyle=None;

b. has been builtHotwordStyle=None;

c. was builtHotwordStyle=None;

d. have been builtHotwordStyle=None;

( c

30. He begged his father .................. him some money.

a. givenHotwordStyle=None;

b. givingHotwordStyle=None;

c. giveHotwordStyle=None;

d. to giveHotwordStyle=None;

( d

31. "My television is broken. " "Why don't you ....................... ?"

a. have it repairHotwordStyle=None;

b. have it repairingHotwordStyle=None;

c. have it for repairingHotwordStyle=None;

d. have it repairedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

32. They didn't spend their holidays on a farm and ..........................

a. so did IHotwordStyle=None;

b. I didn't either

c. I did spend eitherHotwordStyle=None;

d. I neither did spendHotwordStyle=None;

( b

33. "I'm sorry that I am late. It took more time to get here than I expected." " You .............. sooner if you .............. the early bus before the rush hour".

a. can arrive / had caughtHotwordStyle=None;

b. would have arrived / had caughtHotwordStyle=None;

c. could arrive / would have caughtHotwordStyle=None;

d. had arrived / would have caughtHotwordStyle=None;

( b

34. He ................... here for a long time. He'll probably retire either next year or the year after that.

a. workedHotwordStyle=None;

b. had been working

c. has been workingHotwordStyle=None;

d. is workingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

35. "Why do you clean this terrace, Mum ?" "I ....................... your birthday's party here."

a. organizeHotwordStyle=None;

b. will organizeHotwordStyle=None;

c. am going to organizeHotwordStyle=None;

d. will have organizedHotwordStyle=None;

( c

36. I'll go shopping as soon as I ....................... my keys.

a. foundHotwordStyle=None;

b. will findHotwordStyle=None;

c. findHotwordStyle=None;

d. am findingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

37. ....................... television all day is not a healthy habit for a growing child.

a. To be watchedHotwordStyle=None;

b. Being watchedHotwordStyle=None;

c. WatchingHotwordStyle=None;

d. WatchHotwordStyle=None;

( c

38. I got the porter ................ my suitcases downstairs.

a. carryHotwordStyle=None;

b. carriedHotwordStyle=None;

c. to carryHotwordStyle=None;

d. having carriedHotwordStyle=None;

( c

39. He was in ..................... of a large number of men.

a. managementHotwordStyle=None;

b. leadershipHotwordStyle=None;

c. chargeHotwordStyle=None;

d. directionHotwordStyle=None;

( c

40. When he retired from his job, the directors ..................... him with a clock.

a. offeredHotwordStyle=None;

b. pleasedHotwordStyle=None;

c. satisfiedHotwordStyle=None;

d. presentedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

41. I am very ..................... in the information you have given me.

a. concernedHotwordStyle=None;

b. surprisedHotwordStyle=None;

c. interestingHotwordStyle=None;

d. interestedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

42. When I went to talk to the manager, he told me he could only ..................... me a few minutes.

a. provideHotwordStyle=None;

b. spareHotwordStyle=None;

c. hearHotwordStyle=None;

d. letHotwordStyle=None;

( b

43. I saw a thief take Norman's wallet so I ran ............ him, but I didn't catch him.

a. intoHotwordStyle=None;

b. afterHotwordStyle=None;

c. overHotwordStyle=None;

d. nearHotwordStyle=None;

( b

44. If it's raining tomorrow, we shall have to ..................... the match till Sunday.

a. put offHotwordStyle=None;

b. cancelHotwordStyle=None;

c. playHotwordStyle=None;

d. put awayHotwordStyle=None;

( a

45. They would rather ....................... early than late.

a. to arrivingHotwordStyle=None;

b. arrivingHotwordStyle=None;

c. arriveHotwordStyle=None;

d. arrivedHotwordStyle=None;

( c

46. The bank didn't give ....................... a credit card, because he hasn't been in the country long enough.

a. himHotwordStyle=None;

b. hisHotwordStyle=None;

c. to himHotwordStyle=None;

d. for himHotwordStyle=None;

( a

47. She ....................... here as a secretary since June.

a. has been workingHotwordStyle=None;

b. has workingHotwordStyle=None;

c. having workingHotwordStyle=None;

d. has been workedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

48. I like ....................... of sports especially football and tennis.

a. any kindsHotwordStyle=None;

b. kindsHotwordStyle=None;

c. all kindHotwordStyle=None;

d. all kindsHotwordStyle=None;

( d

49. That radio ....................... several times this year.

a. is repairedHotwordStyle=None;

b. has repaired

c. repairedHotwordStyle=None;

d. has been repairedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

50. "What a beautiful day!" "Yes, it's ....................... that I'd like to go for a walk."

a. such nice weatherHotwordStyle=None;

b. so nice weatherHotwordStyle=None;

c. too nice weatherHotwordStyle=None;

d. nice weather soHotwordStyle=None;

( a

Test 55

Pronunciation

1HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 1112

. a. seemedHotwordStyle=None; b. lovedHotwordStyle=None; c. joinedHotwordStyle=None; d. hoped

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. doHotwordStyle=None; b. goHotwordStyle=None; c. soHotwordStyle=None; d. no

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. paradeHotwordStyle=None; b. changeHotwordStyle=None; c. grazeHotwordStyle=None; d. calf

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. whileHotwordStyle=None; b. whereHotwordStyle=None; c. whoseHotwordStyle=None; d. white

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. lakeHotwordStyle=None; b. knifeHotwordStyle=None; c. keepHotwordStyle=None; d. neck

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Despite the fact that I prefer to be a history teacher, I am studying in the Business School in order I am able to get a job in industry.

a. Despite

b. to be

c. in

d. in order

( d

7. It is important to be polite to people who is older than us.

a. to be

b. who

c. is

d. us

( c

8. She lives in a hotel is restricted to senior citizens.

a. lives

b. is restricted

c. to

d. citizens

( b

9. My aunt has two children, whose their names are Nick and Dick.

a. has

b. whose

c. their

d. names

( c

10. He comes from Venezuela, that is a Spanish-speaking country.

a. comes

b. that

c. a

d. Spanish-speaking

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. Could you wait for a few minutes until my boss ....................... back?

a. will getHotwordStyle=None;

b. getsHotwordStyle=None;

c. will be gettingHotwordStyle=None;

d. is gettingHotwordStyle=None;

( b

12. You should drive carefully, because accidents often ............. at this corner.

a. occurringHotwordStyle=None;

b. occur

HotwordStyle=None;c. occurredHotwordStyle=None;

d. are occurredHotwordStyle=None;

( b

13. ....................... blind can see nothing.

a. TheHotwordStyle=None;

b. AHotwordStyle=None;

c. The restHotwordStyle=None;

d. AnotherHotwordStyle=None;

( a

14. Peter was not feeling well so we gave him ....................... to do than you.

a. fewer worksHotwordStyle=None;

b. less workHotwordStyle=None;

c. little worksHotwordStyle=None;

d. least workHotwordStyle=None;

( b

15. It is usually better not to ..................... things, in case they are not returned.

a. lendHotwordStyle=None;

b. offerHotwordStyle=None;

c. borrowHotwordStyle=None;

d. loseHotwordStyle=None;

( a

16. You can learn as much theory as you like, but you only master a skill by ..................... it a lot.

a. practisingHotwordStyle=None;

b. trainingHotwordStyle=None;

c. exercisingHotwordStyle=None;

d. doingHotwordStyle=None;

( a

17. Some people think it is ....................... to use long and little-known words.

a. cleverHotwordStyle=None;

b. internationalHotwordStyle=None;

c. skilledHotwordStyle=None;

d. sensitiveHotwordStyle=None;

( a

18. He enjoyed the dessert so much that he accepted a second ..................... when it was offered.

a. loadHotwordStyle=None;

b. pileHotwordStyle=None;

c. helpingHotwordStyle=None;

d. sharingHotwordStyle=None;

( c

19. He soon received promotion, for his superiors realised that he was a man of considerable .....................

a. abilityHotwordStyle=None;

b. possibilityHotwordStyle=None;

c. futureHotwordStyle=None;

d. opportunityHotwordStyle=None;

( a

20. Is there a bank where I can ..................... these pounds for dollars?

a. exchangeHotwordStyle=None;

b. turnHotwordStyle=None;

c. alterHotwordStyle=None;

d. arrangeHotwordStyle=None;

( a

21. We wish that he ....................... such a lot of work, because we know that he would have enjoyed the party.

a. hadn't hadHotwordStyle=None;

b. hadn'tHotwordStyle=None;

c. didn't have hadHotwordStyle=None;

d. hadn't haveHotwordStyle=None;

( a

22. I wish that the weather ....................... not so hot.

a. wasHotwordStyle=None;

b. beHotwordStyle=None;

c. wereHotwordStyle=None;

d. is

( c

23. I wish that we ....................... with my father when he flies to Paris next week.

a. could goHotwordStyle=None;

b. had goneHotwordStyle=None;

c. will goHotwordStyle=None;

d. areHotwordStyle=None;

( a

24. After Daisy had researched and ....................... her paper, she found some additional material that she should have included.

a. wroteHotwordStyle=None;

b. writtenHotwordStyle=None;

c. writingHotwordStyle=None;

d. have writtenHotwordStyle=None;

( b

25. The man who was driving the van would not admit that he had been careless, and .......................

a. neither the other driverHotwordStyle=None;

b. neither would the other driverHotwordStyle=None;

c. neither had the other driverHotwordStyle=None;

d. the other driver neitherHotwordStyle=None;

( b

26. I think that you had better ................ earlier so that you can take the first bus.

a. to start to get upHotwordStyle=None;

b. started getting upHotwordStyle=None;

c. start getting upHotwordStyle=None;

d. to get upHotwordStyle=None;

( c

27. When the clock struck six, Mrs. White .......................

a. has got upHotwordStyle=None;

b. was getting upHotwordStyle=None;

c. has been getting upHotwordStyle=None;

d. got upHotwordStyle=None;

( d

28. I'll ring you up as soon as I ....................... the news.

a. have heardHotwordStyle=None;

b. will hearHotwordStyle=None;

c. will haveHotwordStyle=None;

d. am hearingHotwordStyle=None;

( a

29. Nam caught a bad cold because he ....................... in the rain.

a. stoodHotwordStyle=None;

b. was standingHotwordStyle=None;

c. has stoodHotwordStyle=None;

d. had been standingHotwordStyle=None;

( d

30. If you ....................... the window, we shall feel warmer.

a. have closeHotwordStyle=None;

b. would closeHotwordStyle=None;

c. closedHotwordStyle=None;

d. closeHotwordStyle=None;

( d

31. The safety committee's report recommended that all medicines should be kept out of the ..................... of children.

a. holdHotwordStyle=None;

b. handHotwordStyle=None;

c. reachHotwordStyle=None;

d. graspHotwordStyle=None;

( c

32. In the jar there was a ..................... which looked like jam.

a. substanceHotwordStyle=None;

b. materialHotwordStyle=None;

c. solidHotwordStyle=None;

d. powderHotwordStyle=None;

( a

33. He is very stubborn, so it will be difficult to ..................... him to go.

a. persuadeHotwordStyle=None;

b. suggestHotwordStyle=None;

c. makeHotwordStyle=None;

d. preventHotwordStyle=None;

( a

34. He put a ........................... against the tree and climbed up to pick the apples.

a. scaleHotwordStyle=None;

b. staircaseHotwordStyle=None;

c. gradeHotwordStyle=None;

d. ladderHotwordStyle=None;

( d

35. It's six years now since the Socialists came to ..................... in that country.

a. powerHotwordStyle=None;

b. forceHotwordStyle=None;

c. controlHotwordStyle=None;

d. commandHotwordStyle=None;

( a

36. In a greengrocer's, there is a lot of ..................... when fruit and vegetables are not sold.

a. rotHotwordStyle=None;

b. wasteHotwordStyle=None;

c. ruinHotwordStyle=None;

d. restHotwordStyle=None;

( b

37. Hurry up! They're only got ....................... seats left.

a. a littleHotwordStyle=None;

b. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. a lot ofHotwordStyle=None;

d. a plenty ofHotwordStyle=None;

( b

38. The children ....................... better leave out. It's getting late.

a. shouldHotwordStyle=None;

b. wouldHotwordStyle=None;

c. hadHotwordStyle=None;

d. oughtHotwordStyle=None;

( c

39. Some people like meat with much fat in it …………. others hate it.

a. despiteHotwordStyle=None;

b. in spite ofHotwordStyle=None;

c. even thoughHotwordStyle=None;

d. whereasHotwordStyle=None;

( d

40. A lot needs ....................... to the house before anyone can move in.

a. doingHotwordStyle=None;

b. be doneHotwordStyle=None;

c. to doHotwordStyle=None;

d. doneHotwordStyle=None;

( a

41. I knew him ....................... I was a child.

a. untilHotwordStyle=None;

b. whenHotwordStyle=None;

c. sinceHotwordStyle=None;

d. duringHotwordStyle=None;

( b

42. Pioneer men and women endured terrible hardships, and .......................

a. so do their childrenHotwordStyle=None;

b. neither did their childrenHotwordStyle=None;

c. also the childsHotwordStyle=None;

d. so did their childrenHotwordStyle=None;

( d

43. There were two small rooms in the beach house, ............................. served as a kitchen.

a. the smaller of whichHotwordStyle=None;

b. the smallest of whichHotwordStyle=None;

c. the smaller of whomHotwordStyle=None;

d. the smallest of thatHotwordStyle=None;

( a

44. Neither Jane nor her brothers ....................... films.

a. likeHotwordStyle=None;

b. likesHotwordStyle=None;

c. is likingHotwordStyle=None;

d. has likedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

45. Our flight from Amsterdam to London was delayed ................ the heavy fog.

a. becauseHotwordStyle=None;

b. otherwise

HotwordStyle=None;c. as resultHotwordStyle=None;

d. because ofHotwordStyle=None;

( d

46. Our new neighbors had been living in Arizona ....................... ten years before moving to their present house.

a. sinceHotwordStyle=None;

b. inHotwordStyle=None;

c. forHotwordStyle=None;

d. duringHotwordStyle=None;

( c

47. My sister is working for a big firm. She is working for a big .......................

a. partyHotwordStyle=None;

b. companyHotwordStyle=None;

c. factoryHotwordStyle=None;

d. storeHotwordStyle=None;

( b

48. They have stayed in many different houses. They haven't stayed in .... place.

a. the onlyHotwordStyle=None;

b. a similarHotwordStyle=None;

c. the sameHotwordStyle=None;

d. alikeHotwordStyle=None;

( c

49. This child can have a meal .......................

a. only in the morningHotwordStyle=None;

b. at any timeHotwordStyle=None;

c. only at middayHotwordStyle=None;

d. only in the eveningHotwordStyle=None;

( b

50. My telephone service is private. It isn't .......................

a. generalHotwordStyle=None;

b. nationalHotwordStyle=None;

c. internationalHotwordStyle=None;

d. publicHotwordStyle=None;

( d

Test 56

Pronunciation

1. a. noticeHotwordStyle=None; b. toldHotwordStyle=None; c. howHotwordStyle=None; d. goal

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. callHotwordStyle=None; b. wallHotwordStyle=None; c. smallHotwordStyle=None; d. cat

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. dieHotwordStyle=None; b. lionHotwordStyle=None; c. childHotwordStyle=None; d. children

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. sheepHotwordStyle=None; b. sleepHotwordStyle=None; c. meetHotwordStyle=None; d. deer

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. yearsHotwordStyle=None; b. handsHotwordStyle=None; c. shopsHotwordStyle=None; d. signs

--> c

Find the mistakes

6. While a little girl approached the cage, the tiger showed its teeth and growled. She ran to her father because she was frightened.

a. approached

b. showed

c. growled

d. because

( a

7. Many of the people working to save our environment thinks that they are fighting a losing battle because big businesses and the government have not joined together to eliminate pollution.

a. working

b. thinks

c. businesses

d. together

( b

8. Every time a forest is cut down, many of the insects which lived on the trees are also killed.

a. is cut down

b. many of the insects

c. lived

d. are also killed

( c

9. Japan has become more advance than some Western countries since the Second World War because her people are very hard-working.

a. has become

b. more advance

c. since

d. her people are

( b

10. When my mother opened the kitchen door, she could hear a tap dripped and it sounded as if it had been going on for some time.

a. opened

b. could hear

c. dripped

d. for some time

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. Hoa always ...................... Huong at tennis.

a. winsHotwordStyle=None;

b. beatsHotwordStyle=None;

c. gainsHotwordStyle=None;

d. earnsHotwordStyle=None;

( b

12. That famous singer wears sunglasses because she wants to ..................... being recognized.

a. avoidHotwordStyle=None;

b. resistHotwordStyle=None;

c. missHotwordStyle=None;

d. resentHotwordStyle=None;

( a

13. The explanation that our instructor gave us was different ....................... the one yours gave us.

a. thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. fromHotwordStyle=None;

c. toHotwordStyle=None;

d. withHotwordStyle=None;

( b

14. I've put on a lot of weight. I'll have to go ....................... a diet.

a. forHotwordStyle=None;

b. inHotwordStyle=None;

c. onHotwordStyle=None;

d. atHotwordStyle=None;

( c

15. Did you know that Linda is engaged ....................... a friend of mine?

a. forHotwordStyle=None;

b. inHotwordStyle=None;

c. withHotwordStyle=None;

d. toHotwordStyle=None;

( d

16. I get bored ....................... doing the same thing everyday.

a. forHotwordStyle=None;

b. toHotwordStyle=None;

c. inHotwordStyle=None;

d. withHotwordStyle=None;

( d

17. I'm sure you're capable ....................... passing the exam.

a. ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. toHotwordStyle=None;

c. fromHotwordStyle=None;

d. aboutHotwordStyle=None;

( a

18. Who was responsible ....................... all that noise last night?

a. ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. fromHotwordStyle=None;

c. aboutHotwordStyle=None;

d. forHotwordStyle=None;

( d

19. Janet is finally used to ....................... on an electric store after having a gas one for so long.

a. cookedHotwordStyle=None;

b. cookHotwordStyle=None;

c. being cookedHotwordStyle=None;

d. cookingHotwordStyle=None;

( d

20. The students liked that professor's course because ..................

a. not a lot of homeworkHotwordStyle=None;

b. of there wasn't a great amount of homeworkHotwordStyle=None;

c. there was few homework

HotwordStyle=None;d. there was little or no homeworkHotwordStyle=None;

( d

21. She wishes that we ......... her some candy yesterday because she's on a diet.

a. didn't sendHotwordStyle=None;

b. don't sendHotwordStyle=None;

c. hadn't sentHotwordStyle=None;

d. won't sendHotwordStyle=None;

( c

22. While they were away at the beach, they allowed their neighbors …............. their barbecue grill.

a. to useHotwordStyle=None;

b. useHotwordStyle=None;

c. usingHotwordStyle=None;

d. usedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

23. He took a risk. It was very .................. for him to do so.

a. dangerousHotwordStyle=None;

b. braveHotwordStyle=None;

c. cleverHotwordStyle=None;

d. stupidHotwordStyle=None;

( a

24. They said that they would be able to ..................... the North Pole.

a. arrive atHotwordStyle=None;

b. arriveHotwordStyle=None;

c. reach atHotwordStyle=None;

d. reach inHotwordStyle=None;

( a

25. This program introduces some ..................... that help you prevent fires.

a. limitsHotwordStyle=None;

b. precautionsHotwordStyle=None;

c. allowancesHotwordStyle=None;

d. stopsHotwordStyle=None;

( b

26. He was an amateur athlete. He wasn't a .......................... athlete.

a. skilledHotwordStyle=None;

b. goodHotwordStyle=None;

c. badHotwordStyle=None;

d. professionalHotwordStyle=None;

( d

27. The bank won't lend you money without some ..................... that you will pay it back.

a. profitHotwordStyle=None;

b. interestHotwordStyle=None;

c. chargeHotwordStyle=None;

d. guaranteeHotwordStyle=None;

( d

28. Which one is incorrect?

a. proofsHotwordStyle=None;

b. knifesHotwordStyle=None;

c. chefsHotwordStyle=None;

d. childrenHotwordStyle=None;

( b

29. He has ..................... friends in his class now than he had last year.

a. lessHotwordStyle=None;

b. fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. fewerHotwordStyle=None;

d. littleHotwordStyle=None;

( c

30. That magnificent ................ temple was constructed by the Chinese.

a. eight-centuries-oldHotwordStyle=None;

b. eight-century's-oldHotwordStyle=None;

c. old-eight-centuriesHotwordStyle=None;

d. eight-century-oldHotwordStyle=None;

( d

31. I don't feel sorry ............... George. All his problems are his own fault.

a. forHotwordStyle=None;

b. atHotwordStyle=None;

c. onHotwordStyle=None;

d. inHotwordStyle=None;

( a

32. When I realized I was wrong. I apologized .......................... him for mistakes.

a. toHotwordStyle=None;

b. forHotwordStyle=None;

c. atHotwordStyle=None;

d. inHotwordStyle=None;

( a

33. Paul .............. in a song last night.

a. ask Peter to join himHotwordStyle=None;

b. asked Peter to join himHotwordStyle=None;

c. joined Peter askingHotwordStyle=None;

d. asked to Peter joiningHotwordStyle=None;

( b

34. By last year, John ....................... to San Francisco.

a. movedHotwordStyle=None;

b. was movingHotwordStyle=None;

c. has movedHotwordStyle=None;

d. had movedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

35. Alfred has been out of work .................. three days.

a. byHotwordStyle=None;

b. inHotwordStyle=None;

c. sinceHotwordStyle=None;

d. forHotwordStyle=None;

( d

36. Irene left New Hampshire in 1986 and ............... in London since then.

a. had workedHotwordStyle=None;

b. has workedHotwordStyle=None;

c. workedHotwordStyle=None;

d. worksHotwordStyle=None;

( b

37. ....................... practising with the band this week?

a. Has been PaulHotwordStyle=None;

b. Has Paul beenHotwordStyle=None;

c. Has PaulHotwordStyle=None;

d. Does PaulHotwordStyle=None;

( b

38. .......................... to go to the grocery store everyday?

a. Do people in your country likeHotwordStyle=None;

b. People in your country likeHotwordStyle=None;

c. Many people in your country likedHotwordStyle=None;

d. Have people in your country likedHotwordStyle=None;

( a

39. I am going to have a short rest as I ..................... a headache.

a. takeHotwordStyle=None;

b. haveHotwordStyle=None;

c. feelHotwordStyle=None;

d. sufferHotwordStyle=None;

( b

40. Since the accident, he has walked with a .....................

a. slopeHotwordStyle=None;

b. limpHotwordStyle=None;

c. lameHotwordStyle=None;

d. strain

( b

41. Mr. and Mrs. Black were delighted when they ..................... to sell their house so quickly.

a. succeededHotwordStyle=None;

b. couldHotwordStyle=None;

c. riskedHotwordStyle=None;

d. managedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

42. Just keep ..................... on the baby while I cook the supper, will you?

a. a lookHotwordStyle=None;

b. a glanceHotwordStyle=None;

c. an eyeHotwordStyle=None;

d. a careHotwordStyle=None;

( c

43. He ..................... his friends to go camping with him.

a. attractedHotwordStyle=None;

b. suggestedHotwordStyle=None;

c. appealedHotwordStyle=None;

d. persuadedHotwordStyle=None;

( d

44. Do come ..................... instead of standing there on the doorstep in the rain.

a. intoHotwordStyle=None;

b. inHotwordStyle=None;

c. toHotwordStyle=None;

d. byHotwordStyle=None;

( b

45. He ............... the Honda. His hands are dirty.

a. has been washingHotwordStyle=None;

b. has washedHotwordStyle=None;

c. had been washingHotwordStyle=None;

d. washed

( aHotwordStyle=None;

46. They ................. tennis three times this week.

a. have playedHotwordStyle=None;

b. have been playingHotwordStyle=None;

c. are playingHotwordStyle=None;

d. play

( a

47. I think most people prefer ....................... to ........................

a. ride / walkHotwordStyle=None;

b. riding / walking

c. ride / walkingHotwordStyle=None;

d. riding / walk

( bHotwordStyle=None;

48. I feel as if my head ....................... on fire now, doctor.

a. isHotwordStyle=None;

b. wereHotwordStyle=None;

c. is beingHotwordStyle=None;

d. has been

( bHotwordStyle=None;

49. ....................... the traffic was bad, I arrived home on time.

a. AlthoughHotwordStyle=None;

b. In spite ofHotwordStyle=None;

c. DespiteHotwordStyle=None;

d. Even

( aHotwordStyle=None;

50. He had all his money ........................

a. to stealHotwordStyle=None;

b. be stolenHotwordStyle=None;

c. stealingHotwordStyle=None;

d. stolen

( dHotwordStyle=None;

Test 57

Pronunciation

1. a. greatHotwordStyle=None; b. meatHotwordStyle=None; c. beatHotwordStyle=None; d. heat

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. childrenHotwordStyle=None; b. chanceHotwordStyle=None; c. chemicalHotwordStyle=None; d. change

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. darkHotwordStyle=None; b. castHotwordStyle=None; c. harvesterHotwordStyle=None; d. adventure

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. wallHotwordStyle=None; b. boringHotwordStyle=None; c. foreverHotwordStyle=None; d. more

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. characterHotwordStyle=None; b. appleHotwordStyle=None; c. tragedyHotwordStyle=None; d. nature

--> d Find the mistakes

6. Please make sure that you have the words spell correctly, otherwise your form will not be accepted.

a. Please make sure

b. the words spell correctly

c. otherwise

d. will not be

( b

7. An electronic computer can do more calculating than a person makes with pencil and paper in all his life.

a. more

b. than

c. makes

d. in

( c

8. Does she like to read or have a look at the advertisements on newspapers, and on television?

a. read

b. a look

c. at

d. on

( d

9. The pharmacist stands in the front lines of man's never-ending struggle to disease.

a. stands

b. in the front

c. never-ending

d. to

( d

10. Due for the invention of machines such as vacuum cleaners, washing machines and dishwashers, a housewife can now take care of her daily housework in about five hours.

a. Due for b. such as c. care d. about ( a Grammar and Vocabulary

11. Mr. Yates, ........... has worked for the company all his life, is retiring next month.

a. whomHotwordStyle=None;

b. whoHotwordStyle=None;

c. thatHotwordStyle=None;

d. both b and c are correct

( bHotwordStyle=None;

12. In cold countries, it is best to wear ....................... clothes.

a. made of woolHotwordStyle=None;

b. woollenHotwordStyle=None;

c. made from woolHotwordStyle=None;

d. made by wool

( bHotwordStyle=None;

13. We learn a great deal by ....................... the habits of various insects.

a. noticeHotwordStyle=None;

b. noticedHotwordStyle=None;

c. noticingHotwordStyle=None;

d. notion

( cHotwordStyle=None;

14. If we waste time when the conditions are good ....................... work, we shall probably suffer later.

a. forHotwordStyle=None;

b. toHotwordStyle=None;

c. atHotwordStyle=None;

d. in

( aHotwordStyle=None;

15. Don't invite John to dinner, I can't stand his bad .....................

a. moodHotwordStyle=None;

b. mindHotwordStyle=None;

c. characterHotwordStyle=None;

d. temper

( dHotwordStyle=None;

16. I don't ..................... with your decision but I do think that you might have told me last week.

a. displeaseHotwordStyle=None;

b. disagreeHotwordStyle=None;

c. dislikeHotwordStyle=None;

d. disregard

( bHotwordStyle=None;

17. I'm sorry I haven't got any money - I've ..................... my wallet at home.

a. missedHotwordStyle=None;

b. leftHotwordStyle=None;

c. letHotwordStyle=None;

d. forgotten

( bHotwordStyle=None;

18. You will not succeed ..................... working harder.

a. unlessHotwordStyle=None;

b. ifHotwordStyle=None;

c. withoutHotwordStyle=None;

d. although

( c

19. A soldier has to learn to carry ..................... orders as soon as they are given.

a. onHotwordStyle=None;

b. outHotwordStyle=None;

c. throughHotwordStyle=None;

d. off

( b

20. We were ..................... by the noise in the forest.

a. afraidHotwordStyle=None;

b. frightenedHotwordStyle=None;

c. fearedHotwordStyle=None;

d. nervous

( b HotwordStyle=None;

21. The rooms in the building are ....................... the house.

a. larger thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. larger than that ofHotwordStyle=None;

c. larger than those inHotwordStyle=None;

d. larger than in

( c

22. Active: People heard Mary sing a song. (Change into Passive voice)

a. Mary is heard to sing a song.HotwordStyle=None;

b. Mary was heard to sing a song.HotwordStyle=None;

c. Mary is asked to sing a song.HotwordStyle=None;

d. Mary was asked to sing a song.

( bHotwordStyle=None;

23. Passive: The door is going to be repaired. (Change into Active voice)

a. They are repairing the door.HotwordStyle=None;

b. Someone has the door repaired.HotwordStyle=None;

c. Someone is repairing the door.

HotwordStyle=None; d. They are going to repair the door.

( d

24. Nam came into the room, ....................... a seat and watched television.

a. has takenHotwordStyle=None;

b. takesHotwordStyle=None;

c. is takingHotwordStyle=None;

d. took

( dHotwordStyle=None;

25. In spite of ....................... English, Tom decided to settle in England.

a. not speakingHotwordStyle=None;

b. spokenHotwordStyle=None;

c. not to speakHotwordStyle=None;

d. speaking

( a

26. You shouldn't blame him for not ....................... outside in this hot weather.

a. wanting to goHotwordStyle=None;

b. wanting goHotwordStyle=None;

c. want to goHotwordStyle=None;

d. to want to

( a

27. Several ....................... eating grass over there.

a. of cows areHotwordStyl

b. cow isHotwordStyle=None;

c. of the cow isHotwordStyle=None;

d. cows are

( d

28. He had the glass .......................

a. fills with beerHotwordStyle=None;

b. filled by beerHotwordStyle=None;

c. filled with beerHotwordStyle=None;

d. to be filled with beer

( c

29. ....................... I am tired, I shall go to school tomorrow.

a. AsHotwordStyle=None;

b. AlthoughHotwordStyle=None;

c. HoweverHotwordStyle=None;

d. Unless

( d

30. Did the teacher explain how ....................... this word? a. do we readHotwordStyle=None;

b. can we readHotwordStyle=None;

c. to readHotwordStyle=None;

d. read

( c

31. After I had bought a newspaper, I wandered ....................... to the cafeteria.

a. pastHotwordStyle=None;

b. overHotwordStyle=None;

c. throughHotwordStyle=None;

d. on

( b

32. He was unable to ..................... his niece's wedding as he was ill.

a. be presentHotwordStyle=None;

b. visitHotwordStyle=None;

c. attendHotwordStyle=None;

d. assist

( cHotwordStyle=None;

33. There is always ..................... traffic in the city centre at rush hour.

a. strongHotwordStyle=None;

b. fullHotwordStyle=None;

c. heavyHotwordStyle=None;

d. many

( c

34. After dinner, the President got up to ..................... a short speech.

a. makeHotwordStyle=None;

b. provideHotwordStyle=None;

c. holdHotwordStyle=None;

d. tell

( aHotwordStyle=None;

35. The stolen jewels were ..................... a lot of money.

a. valuedHotwordStyle=None;

b. costHotwordStyle=None;

c. pricedHotwordStyle=None;

d. worth

( d

36. ....................., after trying three times, he passed the examination.

a. LastlyHotwordStyle=None;

b. Last of allHotwordStyle=None;

c. LastHotwordStyle=None;

d. At last

( dHotwordStyle=None;

37. I'm tired ....................... boiled eggs.

a. toHotwordStyle=None;

b. ofHotwordStyle=None;

c. withHotwordStyle=None;

d. by

( bHotwordStyle=None;

38. ....................... we offer you this job, when can you start?

a. And

HotwordStyle=None;b. If

HotwordStyle=None;c. OrHotwordStyle=None;

d. Because

( bHotwordStyle=None;

39. How ....................... is it from here to the supermarket ? - 300 miles

a. longHotwordStyle=None;

b. long agoHotwordStyle=None;

c. many furtherHotwordStyle=None;

d. far

( dHotwordStyle=None;

40. Wait ....................... you get home before you unpacked your parcel.

a. to

HotwordStyle=None;b. untilHotwordStyle=None;

c. whenHotwordStyle=None;

d. after

( bHotwordStyle=None;

41. Broken glass often ....................... injures.

a. is causingHotwordStyle=None;

b. has causedHotwordStyle=None;

c. causesHotwordStyle=None;

d. is caused by

( cHotwordStyle=None;

42. Direct speech: My father said: "I cannot work tomorrow." (Change into Indirect speech)

a. My father said that he could not work tomorrow.

HotwordStyle=None;b. My father said that he cannot work the following day.HotwordStyle=None;

c. My father said that he could not work the following day.

HotwordStyle=None;d. My father said that I could not work the following day.

( cHotwordStyle=None;

43. She'll be a millionaire by the time she ....................... forty.

a. isHotwordStyle=None;

b. wasHotwordStyle=None;

c. will beHotwordStyle=None;

d. is going to be

( a

44. They think that her book is worth ........................

a. to readHotwordStyle=None;

b. readingHotwordStyle=None;

c. readHotwordStyle=None;

d. to have read

( bHotwordStyle=None;

45. They discovered the cause of the fire accidentally. They discovered it ............

a. by chanceHotwordStyle=None;

b. chanceHotwordStyle=None;

c. chancingHotwordStyle=None;

d. chanced

( aHotwordStyle=None;

46. We found the trip to Europe ........................

a. very excitedHotwordStyle=None;

b. excitingHotwordStyle=None;

c. was excitingHotwordStyle=None;

d. was excited

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

47. Women today are better ………………. than in the past, making them more attractive to the business world.

a. educating

b. education

c. educated

d. be educated

( c

48. The children loved ..................... the old castle.

a. discoveringHotwordStyle=None;

b. exploringHotwordStyle=None;

c. huntingHotwordStyle=None;

d. detecting

( bHotwordStyle=None;

49. This is the oldest building ..................... the village.

a. ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. byHotwordStyle=None;

c. inHotwordStyle=None;

d. to

( c

50. These figures show a ..................... in the number of unemployed people in England and Wales.

a. lossHotwordStyle=None;

b. lesseningHotwordStyle=None;

c. reductionHotwordStyle=None;

d. lowering

(c

Test 58

Pronunciation

1. a. withHotwordStyle=None; b. bothHotwordStyle=None; c. thingHotwordStyle=None; d. think

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. thoughHotwordStyle=None; b. throughHotwordStyle=None; c. weighHotwordStyle=None; d. laugh

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. readHotwordStyle=None; b. teachHotwordStyle=None; c. greatHotwordStyle=None; d. meat

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. closedHotwordStyle=None; b. promisedHotwordStyle=None; c. raisedHotwordStyle=None; d. pleased

--> b

5. a. hourHotwordStyle=None; b. howHotwordStyle=None; c. hornHotwordStyle=None; d. high

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. If you remind her about the money you lent her too many times, she will angry with you.

a. remind

b. about

c. too many times

d. will angry

( b

7. If you do a mistake, will you feel sorry for it?

a. do

b. will

c. for

d. it

( a

8. Please call me up if you got the news.

a. call

b. up

c. got

d. news

( c

9. Richard feels gooder than several days ago.

a. feels

b. gooder

c. several

d. ago

( b

10. If it hadn't rained yesterday, I would have been at Bac My An beach now.

a. hadn't rained

b. yesterday

c. would have been

d. now

( c Grammar and Vocabulary

11. The doctor gave the patient ..................... examination to discover the cause of his collapse.

a. a thoroughHotwordStyle=None;

b. a universalHotwordStyle=None;

c. an exactHotwordStyle=None;

d. a whole

( a

12. ..................... scientists have observed increased pollution in the water supply.

a. LateHotwordStyle=None;

b. LaterHotwordStyle=None;

c. LatterHotwordStyle=None;

d. Lately

( dHotwordStyle=None;

13. We are grateful to our friends, ....................... have done everything for us in making the film.

a. whereHotwordStyle=None;

b. whichHotwordStyle=None;

c. whoHotwordStyle=None;

d. what

( cHotwordStyle=None;

14. We ....................... two hours on the matter, but we cannot find its solution.

a. spentHotwordStyle=None;

b. spendHotwordStyle=None;

c. have spentHotwordStyle=None;

d. have spend

( cHotwordStyle=None;

15. We received her letter after she ....................... to a new house.

a. has movedHotwordStyle=None;

b. was movingHotwordStyle=None;

c. had movedHotwordStyle=None;

d. would move

( c

16. When you grow up, ....................... the truth.

a. you will knowHotwordStyle=None;

b. you knowHotwordStyle=None;

c. do you knowHotwordStyle=None;

d. know you

( aHotwordStyle=None;

17. Mrs. Green used to have her husband ....................... the dishes everyday.

a. to washHotwordStyle=None;

b. washesHotwordStyle=None;

c. washedHotwordStyle=None;

d. wash

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

18. She doesn't write to me as often as she ....................... .

a. used toHotwordStyle=None;

b. was used toHotwordStyle=None;

c. gets used toHotwordStyle=None;

d. has used to

( a

19. The boss asked the secretary ....................... the report for him.

a. typeHotwordStyle=None;

b. typingHotwordStyl

c. typedHotwordStyle=None;

d. to type

( dHotwordStyle=None;

20. He failed in the last exam, ....................... he is studying hard to be able to pass in the next exam.

a. becauseHotwordStyle=None;

b. thereforeHotwordStyle=None;

c. so thatHotwordStyle=None;

d. besides

( b

21. His parents never allowed him ........................

a. smokingHotwordStyle=None;

b. smokedHotwordStyle=None;

c. to smokeHotwordStyle=None;

d. some smoke

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

22. Most of the students are ....................... to pass the examination.

a. good enoughHotwordStyle=None;

b. enough goodHotwordStyle=None;

c. too goodHotwordStyle=None;

d. so good

( aHotwordStyle=None;

23. There was a sudden loud ..................... which made everyone jump.

a. bangHotwordStyle=None;

b. strikeHotwordStyle=None;

c. splitHotwordStyle=None;

d. stroke

( aHotwordStyle=None;

24. She never says a word: she's as ..................... as a mouse.

a. quietHotwordStyle=None;

b. smallHotwordStyle=None;

c. slightHotwordStyle=None;

d. noiseless

( aHotwordStyle=None;

25. After Smith had broken his leg, he could only go up and down stairs ……...............

a. hardlyHotwordStyle=None;

b. in difficultiesHotwordStyle=None;

c. with difficultyHotwordStyle=None;

d. hard

( dHotwordStyle=None;

26. You will have to ..................... your holiday if you are too ill to travel.

a. call offHotwordStyle=None;

b. cut downHotwordStyle=None;

c. back outHotwordStyle=None;

d. put aside

( a

27. The guide walked so ........... that most of the party could not keep up with him.

a. fastHotwordStyle=None;

b. quickHotwordStyle=None;

c. rapidHotwordStyle=None;

d. lively

( a

28. I can't go to school ....................... my mother is having flu.

a. despiteHotwordStyle=None;

b. becauseHotwordStyle=None;

c. althoughHotwordStyle=None;

d. but

( b HotwordStyle=None;

29. She asked me if I .......................

a. can help herHotwordStyle=None;

b. could help herHotwordStyle=None;

c. could helpHotwordStyle=None;

d. will help her

( b

30. They often smoke in the office. Tell them ....................... in the office.

a. no smokeHotwordStyle=None;

b. don't smokeHotwordStyle=None;

c. not to smokeHotwordStyle=None;

d. not smoke

( cHotwordStyle=None;

31. I really don't know ........................

a. when will she returnHotwordStyle=None;

b. when returns sheHotwordStyle=None;

c. when she returnsHotwordStyle=None;

d. when she will return

( dHotwordStyle=None;

32. The weather might prevent Richard …………….. getting to Minneapolis on time.

a. about

b. of

c. from

d. with

( c

33. The boy ....................... two full hours on his homework yesterday.

a. has spentHotwordStyle=None;

b. spentHotwordStyle=None;

c. have spendedHotwordStyle=None;

d. has spended

( bHotwordStyle=None;

34. The holiday at the seaside ......................., we really had a good time there.

a. made us happilyHotwordStyle=None;

b. made us happinessHotwordStyle=None;

c. made us happyHotwordStyle=None;

d. made we happy

( cHotwordStyle=None;

35. He ....................... the cold climate when he lived in Moscow.

a. used toHotwordStyle=None;

b. was used toHotwordStyle=None;

c. got used ofHotwordStyle=None;

d. was used of

( bHotwordStyle=None;

36. She is always proud of ....................... the car by herself.

a. preparingHotwordStyle=None;

b. preparedHotwordStyle=None;

c. the repairHotwordStyle=None;

d. repairing

( dHotwordStyle=None;

37. For over fifteen years she has been happily married ....................... Richard.

a. toHotwordStyle=None;

b. withHotwordStyle=None;

c. forHotwordStyle=None;

d. over

( aHotwordStyle=None;

38. The girl insists on sitting in the room ....................... her mother comes back.

a. exceptHotwordStyle=None;

b. butHotwordStyle=None;

c. alsoHotwordStyle=None;

d. unless

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

39. I got to school on time ....................... I had missed my bus.

a. even thoughHotwordStyle=None;

b. neverthelessHotwordStyle=None;

c. becauseHotwordStyle=None;

d. despite

( a

40. I couldn't resist having another slice of cake even ..................... I was supposed to be losing weight.

a. althoughHotwordStyle=None;

b. howeverHotwordStyle=None;

c. otherwiseHotwordStyle=None;

d. though

( d

41. Leave it in the oven until it ..................... brown.

a. turnsHotwordStyle=None;

b. coloursHotwordStyle=None;

c. changesHotwordStyle=None;

d. cooks

( a

42. How much does it .............................. to repair my motorbike?

a. payHotwordStyle=None;

b. changeHotwordStyle=None;

c. costHotwordStyle=None;

d. take

( c

43. When he was in his teens, he already had the ............................ to become a famous salesman.

a. wishHotwordStyle=None;

b. ambitionHotwordStyle=None;

c. courageHotwordStyle=None;

d. want

( b

44. My sister had a baby daughter yesterday, and she is my first ..................

a. nephewHotwordStyle=None;

b. cousinHotwordStyle=None;

c. nieceHotwordStyle=None;

d. relation

( c HotwordStyle=None;

45. They were listening to the radio when electricity ........................

a. was cut offHotwordStyle=None;

b. was being cut offHotwordStyle=None;

c. cut offHotwordStyle=None;

d. is cut off

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

46. Nam was the only student ....................... I saw at the conference.

a. whomHotwordStyle=None;

b. whichHotwordStyle=None;

c. whoHotwordStyle=None;

d. what

( a

47. There .................... some furniture in the house.

a. wasHotwordStyle=None;

b. wereHotwordStyle=None;

c. had beenHotwordStyle=None;

d. be

( aHotwordStyle=None;

48. This is the man ................ our principal said posed as a model for the painting.

a. whoHotwordStyle=None;

b. whomHotwordStyle=None;

c. whichHotwordStyle=None;

d. whose

( aHotwordStyle=None;

49. Of those who go swimming with Jane and ....................... , I am the youngest.

a. heHotwordStyle=None;

b. hisHotwordStyle=None;

c. himHotwordStyle=None;

d. himself

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

50. They didn't see Jack an hour ago, but they ................. him now.

a. seeHotwordStyle=None;

b. are seeingHotwordStyle=None;

c. will seeHotwordStyle=None;

d. saw

( a

Test 59

Pronunciation

1. a. newHotwordStyle=None; b. dewHotwordStyle=None; c. fewHotwordStyle=None; d. sew

--> d

2. a. thoughHotwordStyle=None; b. roughHotwordStyle=None; c. enoughHotwordStyle=None; d. butter

-->aHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. waitHotwordStyle=None; b. saidHotwordStyle=None; c. rainHotwordStyle=None; d. laid

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. happyHotwordStyle=None; b. nationalHotwordStyle=None; c. languageHotwordStyle=None; d. failure

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. openHotwordStyle=None; b. overHotwordStyle=None; c. officeHotwordStyle=None; d. poster

--> c

Find the mistakes

6. If you will work hard, the boss may raise your salary soon.

a. will work

b. hard

c. may raise

d. soon

( a

7. Because the invention of machines such as vacuum cleaners, washing machines, women spend less time doing the housework.

a. Because

b. such as

c. spend

d. housework

( a

8. She can't meet him tomorrow because her parents are coming see her.

a. meet

b. because

c. coming

d. see

( d

9. Nick and Dick have known each other during they were at the university.

a. known

b. each other

c. during

d. the university

( c

10. Anybody will be also frightened if someone pointed a gun at him.

a. will

b. someone

c. at

d. him

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. This is ..................... street in this town.

a. the narrowerHotwordStyle=None;

b. the narrowestHotwordStyle=None;

c. the more narrowHotwordStyle=None;

d. both b and c are correct

( bHotwordStyle=None;

12. He didn't seem to mind ....................... TV while he was doing his exercises.

a. their watchingHotwordStyle=None;

b. that they watchHotwordStyle=None;

c. them watchHotwordStyle=None;

d. them to watch

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

13. If you want to know some information about some universities in the United States, you look in ................ of these books.

a. volume twoHotwordStyle=None;

b. volume second

c. the volume twoHotwordStyle=None;

d. second volume

( aHotwordStyle=None;

14. Don't hurry ! There's no need ...................

a. runningHotwordStyle=None;

b. to runHotwordStyle=None;

c. to be runHotwordStyle=None;

d. you run

( bHotwordStyle=None;

15. Would you please .................. me where the railway station is?

a. sayHotwordStyle=None;

b. explainHotwordStyle=None;

c. tellHotwordStyle=None;

d. point

( cHotwordStyle=None;

16. Was Television .................. one hundred years ago?

a. discoveredHotwordStyle=None;

b. inventedHotwordStyle=None;

c. madeHotwordStyle=None;

d. covered

( b

17. She often suffers from a heart ……………..

a. pityHotwordStyle=None;

b. dislikeHotwordStyle=None;

c. complaintHotwordStyle=None;

d. disadvantage

( c

18. The flamingo is a beautiful water bird with long legs, and a curving neck ……………..………….. swan’s.

a. as

b. as if

c. like

d. like as

( c

19. The owlet sometimes reaches a body ………………. of twenty-two to twenty-four inches.

a. long

b. lengthen

c. lengthy

d. length

( d

20. One viewpoint is that aging occurs as the body’s organ systems become less ……………….

a. efficiently

b. efficient

c. efficiency

d. be efficiency

( b

21. Direct speech: The mother asked her son, " Why don't you do the exercises?" (Change into Indirect speech)

a. The mother asked her son why he had not do the exercises.

HotwordStyle=None;b. The mother asked her son why he did not do the exercises.HotwordStyle=None;

c. The mother asked her son why he has not do the exercises.

d. The mother asked her son why didn't he do the exercises.

( bHotwordStyle=None;

22. Direct speech: The teacher asked a school girl, " Whose is this pen?" (Change into Indirect speech)

a. The teacher asked a school girl whose that pen was.

b. The teacher asked a school girl whose was that pen.HotwordStyle=None;

c. The teacher asked a school girl whose pen was this.

d. The teacher asked a school girl whose this pen was.

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

23. Direct speech: Tom said to his cousin, "Let me stay at home." (Change into Indirect speech)

a. Tom told his cousin let him stay at home.

b. Tom told his cousin to let him stay at home.HotwordStyle=None;

c. Tom asked his cousin to let him stay at home.

d. Tom said to his cousin to let him stay at home.

( bHotwordStyle=None;

24. Direct speech: He asked her, " When do you leave school?" (Change into Indirect speech)

a. He asked her when did she leave school.

b. He asked her when she left school.HotwordStyle=None;

c. He asked her when she left school?

d. He asked her when did she leave school?

( bHotwordStyle=None;

25. Direct speech: She asked me," May I go out?" (Change into Indirect speech)

a. She asked me if she might go out.

b. She asked me whether I may go out.HotwordStyle=None;

c. She asked me if might she go out?

d. She asked me whether she may go out.

( aHotwordStyle=None;

26. I told them ........................

a. to keep silent and make noise

HotwordStyle=None;b. to keep silent and not make noiseHotwordStyle=None;

c. to keep silent and not to make noise

HotwordStyle=None;d. that they have to keep silent and that they don't make noise

( c

27. My mother said ...........................................

a. you must obey meHotwordStyle=None;

b. me that I had to obey herHotwordStyle=None;

c. me that I must obey herHotwordStyle=None;

d. that I must obey her

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

28. She asked me .......................

a. if I help herHotwordStyle=None;

b. whether I helped her or notHotwordStyle=None;

c. that I have to help herHotwordStyle=None;

d. if did I help her

( b

29. Active: We cannot make coffee with cold water. (Change into Passive Voice)

a. Cold water cannot be made coffee.HotwordStyle=None;

b. Coffee cannot made with cold water.HotwordStyle=None;

c. Coffee cannot be made with cold water.

d. Coffee with cold water cannot be made.

( cHotwordStyle=None;

30. Active: Can people use streams to produce electricity? (Change into Passive Voice)

a. Can streams be used to produce electricity?

HotwordStyle=None;b. Can people be used streams to produce electricity?HotwordStyle=None;

c. Can streams be used by people to produce electricity?

HotwordStyle=None;d. Can streams to be used to produce electricity?

( aHotwordStyle=None;

31. He doesn’t know ……………. the group will finish.

a. what time

b. where

c. which

c. what

( a

32. When ………………., she says nothing.

a. to ask

b. asking

c. asked

d. be asked

( c

33. My father's very active ........................ he's seventy.

a. howeverHotwordStyle=None;

b. even thoughHotwordStyle=None;

c. butHotwordStyle=None;

d. when

( b

34. They have been ................ tomorrow's exam.

a. already forHotwordStyle=None;

b. ready forHotwordStyle=None;

c. takenHotwordStyle=None;

d. sit for

( b

35. He .................... us to buy air tickets immediately or it would be too late.

a. convincedHotwordStyle=None;

b. insistedHotwordStyle=None;

c. advisedHotwordStyle=None;

d. suggested

( c

36. Driving in London is supposed to be confusing but I didn't find it at ... difficult.

a. allHotwordStyle=None;

b. firstHotwordStyle=None;

c. onceHotwordStyle=None;

d. least

( a HotwordStyle=None;

37. He is very busy at the moment so it may take ........... time to answer your letters.

a. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

b. fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. someHotwordStyle=None;

d. little

( cHotwordStyle=None;

38. .............. the traffic was bad, Tom arrived on time.

a. AlthoughHotwordStyle=None;

b. In spite ofHotwordStyle=None;

c. DespiteHotwordStyle=None;

d. Even

( aHotwordStyle=None;

39. Mary wondered .............. her father looked like now, after so many years away.

a. whoseHotwordStyle=None;

b. howHotwordStyle=None;

c. thatHotwordStyle=None;

d. what

( dHotwordStyle=None;

40. He tried every key in turn but not ……............ fitted.

a. eachHotwordStyle=None;

b. oneHotwordStyle=None;

c. anyHotwordStyle=None;

d. none

( bHotwordStyle=None;

41. I feel the times of English meals very strange - I'm not used ......... dinner at 6 p.m.

a. to haveHotwordStyle=None;

b. to havingHotwordStyle=None;

c. havingHotwordStyle=None;

d. have

( bHotwordStyle=None;

42. Give me a word ........... with "s".

a. beginningHotwordStyle=None;

b. beginsHotwordStyle=None;

c. beganHotwordStyle=None;

d. begin

( aHotwordStyle=None;

43. Bigamy is a situation where a man ............ two women at the same time.

a. marries toHotwordStyle=None;

b. is marry to

HotwordStyle=None;

c. marriedHotwordStyle=None;

d. is married to

( d

44. For hundreds of years, ...................... feather pens instead of ball point pens.

a. usingHotwordStyle=None;

b. people usedHotwordStyle=None;

c. there were usedHotwordStyle=None;

d. that people used

( bHotwordStyle=None;

45. The Caspian Sea, a salt lake, is ............... any other lake in the world.

a. largestHotwordStyle=None;

b. the largestHotwordStyle=None;

c. larger thanHotwordStyle=None;

d. the larger than

( c

46HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 46. English has ………. huge vocabulary that it is hard to learn.

a. such

b. so

c. such a

d. so

( c

47. English is the most important language in the world of commerce.

a. financeHotwordStyle=None;

b. businessHotwordStyle=None;

c. bankingHotwordStyle=None;

d. exchange

( bHotwordStyle=None;

48. 350 million people in the world use English as their native tongue.

a. languageHotwordStyle=None;

b. countryHotwordStyle=None;

c. cityHotwordStyle=None;

d. nation

( a

49. Good knowledge of English helps you gain a successful future.

a. fulfillHotwordStyle=None;

b. acquireHotwordStyle=None;

c. performHotwordStyle=None;

d. retain

( b

50. Every family is advised to have two children at most.

a. instructedHotwordStyle=None;

b. informedHotwordStyle=None;

c. guidedHotwordStyle=None;

d. recommended

( d

Test 60

Pronunciation

1. a. heatingHotwordStyle=None; b. eatenHotwordStyle=None; c. featureHotwordStyle=None; d. healthy

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. performedHotwordStyle=None; b. interviewedHotwordStyle=None; c. deliveredHotwordStyle=None; d. finished

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

3. a. complainsHotwordStyle=None; b. mistakesHotwordStyle=None; c. combinesHotwordStyle=None; d. informs

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

4. a. cottageHotwordStyle=None; b. villageHotwordStyle=None; c. luggageHotwordStyle=None; d. stage

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. soundHotwordStyle=None; b. amountHotwordStyle=None; c. countryHotwordStyle=None; d. noun

--> c Find the mistakes

6. Mary would like to write about several problems which she has faced them since she came to the United States.

a. to write

b. which

c. them

d. came

( c

7. There is a small wooden screen separates the bed from the rest of the room.

a. is

b. separates

c. from

d. the rest

( b

8. At the airport, Daisy was waiting for her brother which she had never met before.

a. At

b. was waiting

c. which

d. had never met

( c

9. It is almost impossible to find two persons who opinions are the same.

a. almost

b. to find

c. who

d. the same

( c

10. On the wall, there is a colorful poster which it consists of a group of young people who are dancing.

a. On b. colorful c. it d. are dancing

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

11. Many people still refuse to believe that smoking is harmful.

a. poisonousHotwordStyle=None;

b. dangerousHotwordStyle=None;

c. sicklyHotwordStyle=None;

d. vicious

( b

12. Mary asked me to hold on while she left the telephone to find a pencil.

a. graspHotwordStyle=None;

b. take a firm holdHotwordStyle=None;

c. waitHotwordStyle=None;

d. rest

( c HotwordStyle=None;

13. Al's doctor insists ....... for a few days.

a. that he is restingHotwordStyle=None;

b. his restingHotwordStyle=None;

c. him to restHotwordStyle=None;

d. that he rest

( dHotwordStyle=None;

14. I don't like iced tea, and ..............

a. she doesn't tooHotwordStyle=None;

b. either doesn't she

c. neither does sheHotwordStyle=None;

d. she doesn't neither

( cHotwordStyle=None;

15. In addition to providing energy, fats have several other ……………. in the body.

a. functions

b. elements

c. advantages

d. factors

( a

16. Would you mind ....................., please?

a. to answer the telephoneHotwordStyle=None;

b. answering the telephoneHotwordStyle=None;

c. answer the telephoneHotwordStyle=None;

d. to the telephone answering

( b

17HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 17171717. Please .......... photocopies of documents.

a. not to submitHotwordStyle=None;

b. do not submitHotwordStyle=None;

c. no submitHotwordStyle=None;

d. not submit

( b

18. I ............ bacon and eggs every morning.

a. am used to eatHotwordStyle=None;

b. used to eatingHotwordStyle=None;

c. am used to eatingHotwordStyle=None;

d. use to eat

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

19. The team really looks good tonight because the coach had them ......... every night this week.

a. practiceHotwordStyle=None;

b. to practice

HotwordStyle=None;c. practicedHotwordStyle=None;

d. the practice

( a

HotwordStyle=None;

20. You ............... your seats today if you want to go to the game.

a. had better to reserveHotwordStyle=None;

b. had to better reserveHotwordStyle=None;

c. had better reserveHotwordStyle=None;

d. had to reserve better

( c

21. If it ……........ so late, we could have coffee.

a. wasn'tHotwordStyle=None;

b. isn'tHotwordStyle=None;

c. weren'tHotwordStyle=None;

d. not be

( cHotwordStyle=None;

22. Your sister used to visit you quite often, ...........?

a. didn't sheHotwordStyle=None;

b. doesn't sheHotwordStyle=None;

c. wouldn't sheHotwordStyle=None;

d. hadn't she

( aHotwordStyle=None;

23. Did you have a good time on holiday?

a. have nice timesHotwordStyle=None;

b. play muchHotwordStyle=None;

c. travel muchHotwordStyle=None;

d. enjoy yourself

( d

24. How many French words have we studied so far?

a. recentlyHotwordStyle=None;

b. alreadyHotwordStyle=None;

c. up nowHotwordStyle=None;

d. up to the present time

( d

25. They were forced to postpone the picnic because of bad weather.

a. call ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. put offHotwordStyle=None;

c. do withoutHotwordStyle=None;

d. cut off

( b

26. He gave up his job to come to this remote mountainous village.

a. busyHotwordStyle=None;

b. highHotwordStyle=None;

c. far-awayHotwordStyle=None;

d. unknown

( c

27. The students were very impressed by his interesting speech.

a. deeply affectedHotwordStyle=None;

b. interestedHotwordStyle=None;

c. interestingHotwordStyle=None;

d. exciting

( a

28. Unfortunately, my motorcycle got stuck in a traffic jam.

a. stoppedHotwordStyle=None;

b. fixedHotwordStyle=None;

c. arrestedHotwordStyle=None;

d. caught

( d HotwordStyle=None;

29. Flamingos are timid …………… often live together in large colonies.

a. but

b. so

c. for

d. and

( d

30. For the sudden destruction of crops, farmers call this ……………

a. the “white plague”

b. be the “white plague”

c. to be the “white plague”

d. is the “white plague”

( a

31. I hadn't expected James to apologize, but I had hoped ............

a. him calling meHotwordStyle=None;

b. that he would call me

c. him to call meHotwordStyle=None;

d. that he call me

( b

32HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 3232. She can tell the man how to …………. the circles under his eyes.

a. boycott

b. get away

c. get rid of

d. put aside

( c

33. Tommy had his older brother ............. his shoes.

a. to tieHotwordStyle=None;

b. tieHotwordStyle=None;

c. tiedHotwordStyle=None;

d. tying

( b

34. The American robin, ……………….. , can be found throughout most of North America.

a. is a member of the Thrush family of birds

b. that is a member of the Thrush family of birds

c. be a member of the Thrush family of birds

d. a member of the Thrush family of birds

( d

35. I ………………. in the Social Studies department here at Johnsville College for thirteen years.

a. had taught

b. has been teaching

c. have been teaching

d. had been teaching

( c

36. After the way she treated you, if I ........ in your place, I wouldn't return the call.

a. beHotwordStyle=None;

b. amHotwordStyle=None;

c. wasHotwordStyle=None;

d. were

( dHotwordStyle=None;

37. If I ........ flu, I would have gone with you.

a. hadn'tHotwordStyle=None;

b. hadn't hadHotwordStyle=None;

c. didn't haveHotwordStyle=None;

d. wouldn't have had

( bHotwordStyle=None;

38. He's taken his medicine, ............?

a. hasn't heHotwordStyle=None;

b. didn't heHotwordStyle=None;

c. doesn't heHotwordStyle=None;

d. isn't he

( aHotwordStyle=None;

39. Michael felt confident about his grade on the test he had just taken.

a. depressedHotwordStyle=None;

b. sureHotwordStyle=None;

c. interestedHotwordStyle=None;

d. uncertain

( b

40. Under the major's leadership, the soldiers found safety.

a. guidanceHotwordStyle=None;

b. abilityHotwordStyle=None;

c. teachingHotwordStyle=None;

d. decision

( a

41. Charles Dickens was an outstanding writer of the world.

a. efficientHotwordStyle=None;

b. belovedHotwordStyle=None;

c. excellentHotwordStyle=None;

d. understanding

( c

42. The news of the president's death astonished the world.

a. absorbedHotwordStyle=None;

b. excitedHotwordStyle=None;

c. interestedHotwordStyle=None;

d. astounded

( d

43. A busker means:

a. a street singerHotwordStyle=None;

b. a slang for bus conductorHotwordStyle=None;

c. a type of plantHotwordStyle=None;

d. a man who studies trees and bushes

( a

44. Dusk means:

a. very thick layer of dustHotwordStyle=None;

b. the time of day when light first appearsHotwordStyle=None;

c. a short, informal discussionHotwordStyle=None;

d. the time when daylight is fading

( d

45. In the fall, many robins migrate from the north …………. the winter in the warmer climate of southern states.

a. spending

b. to spend

c. spent

d. spend

( b

46. Mary and John ........... to the parties at the Student Union every Friday.

a. used to goHotwordStyle=None;

b. use to goHotwordStyle=None;

c. are used to goHotwordStyle=None;

d. were used to go

( aHotwordStyle=None;

47. If you …………. a problem and need assistance, you can always call or find me.

a. had

b. will have

c. have

d. have had

( c

48. I just heard something ………………. on the public radio station.

a. interesting

b. interested

c. to be interesting

d. to be interested

( a

4HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 9. …………. the leaves die, they dry out and turn brown.

a. Because

b. When

c. Although

d. Despite

( b

50. Today's weather isn't as cold as it was yesterday, ......................?

a. wasn't itHotwordStyle=None;

b. was itHotwordStyle=None;

c. isn't itHotwordStyle=None;

d. is it

( d

Test 61

Pronunciation

1. a. convenientHotwordStyle=None; b. problemHotwordStyle=None; c. popularHotwordStyle=None; d. rod

--> a

2. a. chooseyHotwordStyle=None; b. greyHotwordStyle=None; c. journeyHotwordStyle=None; d. chimney

--> b

3HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 3. a. climbingHotwordStyle=None; b. basketHotwordStyle=None; c. subwayHotwordStyle=None; d. club

--> a

4. a. amazedHotwordStyle=None; b. decadeHotwordStyle=None; c. averageHotwordStyle=None; d. arrange

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

5. a. surprisingHotwordStyle=None; b. sectionHotwordStyle=None; c. storyHotwordStyle=None; d. sure

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Peter didn't give me any ink; so I couldn't write no more.

a. me

b. any

c. couldn't

d. no more

( d

7. Miss White won't lend him any money unless he promises in writing paying her back.

a. lend

b. any

c. unless

d. paying

( d

8. The child is thought to have escaped from his house for climbing over the fence.

a. thought

b. escaped

c. for

d. over

( c

9. Mr. Baker doesn't work for that company yet. He left about two years ago.

a. doesn't

b. yet

c. about

d. ago

( b

10. During Philip was doing the examination, he suddenly began to feel ill.

a. During

b. doing

c. began

d. to feel

( a

11. His wife, whom Peter thinks is older than he is, is very rich.

a. whom

b. is

b. than

c. is

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. I wanted to know …………… he sent to his girlfriend.

a. whomHotwordStyle=None;

b. whichHotwordStyle=None;

c. whoHotwordStyle=None;

d. what

( d

HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 13. Our host family always invites my roommate and .......... to their house on Sundays.

a. meHotwordStyle=None;

b. myHotwordStyle=None;

c. IHotwordStyle=None;

d. mine

( aHotwordStyle=None;

14. I really appreciate .............. to help me, but I am sure that I will be able to manage by myself.

a. you to offerHotwordStyle=None;

b. your offeringHotwordStyle=None;

c. that you offerHotwordStyle=None;

d. that you are offering

( bHotwordStyle=None;

15. Do you know the woman ........... was hurt in the accident?

a. whichHotwordStyle=None;

b. whomHotwordStyle=None;

c. whoHotwordStyle=None;

d. whose

( c

16. Vietnam has a ............ of around 80 million.

a. residenceHotwordStyle=None;

b. populationHotwordStyle=None;

c. peopleHotwordStyle=None;

d. number

( bHotwordStyle=None;

17. Passengers often ............ about the services of Vietnam Airlines.

a. complainHotwordStyle=None;

b. regretHotwordStyle=None;

c. depressHotwordStyle=None;

d. exhaust

( a

18. Universities provide young people with ……............ knowledge for their future jobs.

a. necessaryHotwordStyle=None;

b. elementaryHotwordStyle=None;

c. progressiveHotwordStyle=None;

d. introductory

( a

19. Everyone is ......... that the hard-working girl will be successful.

a. agreedHotwordStyle=None;

b. acceptedHotwordStyle=None;

c. convincedHotwordStyle=None;

d. admitted

( c

20. You should learn how to .......... work and study with creation.

a. combineHotwordStyle=None;

b. connectHotwordStyle=None;

c. referHotwordStyle=None;

d. report

( a

21. I got married ................. years ago.

a. for twoHotwordStyle=None;

b. in twoHotwordStyle=None;

c. twoHotwordStyle=None;

d. since two

( c HotwordStyle=None;

22. Let you and ............ agree to settle our differences without involving any of the other students.

a. IHotwordStyle=None;

b. myselfHotwordStyle=None;

c. meHotwordStyle=None;

d. my

( cHotwordStyle=None;

23. I always ask my sister and ................ for advice.

a. herHotwordStyle=None;

b. sheHotwordStyle=None;

c. hersHotwordStyle=None;

d. herself

( a

24. Two of the notebooks ............ Tom had lost on the bus were returned to the main desk at his dormitory.

a. whatHotwordStyle=None;

b. whoHotwordStyle=None;

c. whichHotwordStyle=None;

d. whose

( cHotwordStyle=None;

25. Let's buy our tickets while I still have ......... left.

a. a few moneyHotwordStyle=None;

b. a little moneysHotwordStyle=None;

c. a few dollarsHotwordStyle=None;

d. a few dollar

( cHotwordStyle=None;

26. I always put my best ............. in the safe-deposit box.

a. jewelriesHotwordStyle=None;

b. jewelry's piecesHotwordStyle=None;

c. pieces of jewelryHotwordStyle=None;

d. piece of jewelries

( c

27HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 27. It's a shame that you have ............. time in New York on the tour.

a. so fewHotwordStyle=None;

b. so littleHotwordStyle=None;

c. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

d. a little

( bHotwordStyle=None;

28. We haven't had ........... news from the disaster site since the earthquake.

a. manyHotwordStyle=None;

b. quite a fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. muchHotwordStyle=None;

d. some

( c

29. I will need ............ about the climate before I make a final decision.

a. a few informationsHotwordStyle=None;

b. a few informationHotwordStyle=None;

c. a little informationsHotwordStyle=None;

d. a little information

( d

30HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 30. We don't have ........... tonight.

a. many homeworksHotwordStyle=None;

b. much homeworksHotwordStyle=None;

c. many homeworkHotwordStyle=None;

d. much homework

( dHotwordStyle=None;

31. She hasn't seen her family ............... three years ago.

a. forHotwordStyle=None;

b. sinceHotwordStyle=None;

c. fromHotwordStyle=None;

d. before

( bHotwordStyle=None;

32. What with inflation and everything, there's just no ............... saving nowadays.

a. idea toHotwordStyle=None;

b. point inHotwordStyle=None;

c. meaning toHotwordStyle=None;

d. point of

( b

33. I must remember to fill in my tax ............. this week.

a. returnHotwordStyle=None;

b. declarationHotwordStyle=None;

c. brochureHotwordStyle=None;

d. book

( a

34. I hate doing the ............. - especially cleaning the windows.

a. homeworkHotwordStyle=None;

b. houseworkHotwordStyle=None;

c. jobsHotwordStyle=None;

d. career

( b

35. These shoes don't ....................... They're much too big.

a. suitHotwordStyle=None;

b. passHotwordStyle=None;

c. fitHotwordStyle=None;

d. accord

( c

36. A bed on board is called a ................

a. sleeperHotwordStyle=None;

b. cabinHotwordStyle=None;

c. bunkHotwordStyle=None;

d. dormitory

( c

37. I have no brothers or sisters. I am ................ child.

a. an onlyHotwordStyle=None;

b. a soleHotwordStyle=None;

c. a lonelyHotwordStyle=None;

d. a single

( a HotwordStyle=None;

38. Just put your coat in .............

a. the hall closetHotwordStyle=None;

b. the closet of the hallHotwordStyle=None;

c. the hall's closetHotwordStyle=None;

d. hall closet

( aHotwordStyle=None;

39. Bill came to work at the university thirty years ……..............

a. sinceHotwordStyle=None;

b. beforeHotwordStyle=None;

c. fromHotwordStyle=None;

d. ago

( d

40. This drink tastes a little ............. to me.

a. stronglyHotwordStyle=None;

b. so strongHotwordStyle=None;

c. strongHotwordStyle=None;

d. too much strong

( cHotwordStyle=None;

41. I like these dishes, but ......... is a little too small.

a. the tea cupHotwordStyle=None;

b. the cup of teaHotwordStyle=None;

c. the tea's cupHotwordStyle=None;

d. the cup for the tea

( aHotwordStyle=None;

42. The one in the window was ......... expensive that I couldn't afford it.

a. soHotwordStyle=None;

b. tooHotwordStyle=None;

c. too muchHotwordStyle=None;

d. very

( aHotwordStyle=None;

43. It is ......... day that travel advisories have been issued for most of the major highways.

a. such snowyHotwordStyle=None;

b. so snowyHotwordStyle=None;

c. such a snowyHotwordStyle=None;

d. such snowy a

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

44. Our reservations are for.................

a. sixth JuneHotwordStyle=None;

b. six JuneHotwordStyle=None;

c. the sixth of JuneHotwordStyle=None;

d. the six of June

( c

45. They listened ............ while the examiner gave them the directions for Part I.

a. attentiveHotwordStyle=None;

b. attentivelyHotwordStyle=None;

c. attentivenessHotwordStyle=None;

d. attention

( bHotwordStyle=None;

46. The cookies that you sent over were ............. that I ate them all.

a. very goodHotwordStyle=None;

b. too goodHotwordStyle=None;

c. so goodHotwordStyle=None;

d. good

( cHotwordStyle=None;

47. I don't understand how John could have made.......... in judgment.

a. such big mistakeHotwordStyle=None;

b. such a big mistakeHotwordStyle=None;

c. so a big mistakeHotwordStyle=None;

d. so big mistake

( b

48. I only paid $3 for this dress. It was a real .....................

a. findHotwordStyle=None;

b. saleHotwordStyle=None;

c. bargainHotwordStyle=None;

d. cheap

( c

49. Which horse shall we .............. on in the 2.15 race?

a. backHotwordStyle=None;

b. betHotwordStyle=None;

c. placeHotwordStyle=None;

d. win

( bHotwordStyle=None;

50. He's always telling me what to do. He's so .............

a. cruelHotwordStyle=None;

b. bossyHotwordStyle=None;

c. helpfulHotwordStyle=None;

d. charming

( b

Test 62

Pronunciation

1. a. treatHotwordStyle=None; b. appearanceHotwordStyle=None; c. releaseHotwordStyle=None; d. steal

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

2. a. lowHotwordStyle=None; b. brownHotwordStyle=None; c. grownHotwordStyle=None; d. throw

--> b

3. Choose the word with different stress from the others.

a. redundantHotwordStyle=None; b. decisionHotwordStyle=None; c. assistantHotwordStyle=None; d. management

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

4. Choose the word with different stress from the others.

a. deliverHotwordStyle=None; b. promotionHotwordStyle=None; c. averageHotwordStyle=None; d. essential

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

5. Choose the word with different stress from the others.

a. receptionHotwordStyle=None; b. deliverHotwordStyle=None; c. companyHotwordStyle=None; d. successful

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Mr. Baker, with his children, were at the cinema.

a. with

b. were

c. at

d. the

( b

7. Each of you are responsible for the passengers safety.

a. Each of

b. are

c. for

d. safety

( b

8. Mary will have everything ready so that not to keep her husband waiting.

a. ready

b. so that

c. not

d. waiting

( b

9. The motion picture, one of the most popular forms of entertainment throughout the world, is both an art as well as an industry.

a. most

b. of

c. throughout

d. as well as

( d

10. Not all films are made to tell stories or being shown in theatres.

a. Not all

b. are

c. being

d. in

( c

11. The director's office is in the second floor. When you come out of the lift, it's the second door on your right.

a. in

b. When

c. of

d. on

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. His parents gave him everything he asked for. He was thoroughly ...............

a. disturbedHotwordStyle=None;

b. ashamedHotwordStyle=None;

c. full upHotwordStyle=None;

d. spoilt

( d

13. He wants to get to the top before he is thirty. He is very ..............

a. tallHotwordStyle=None;

b. ambitiousHotwordStyle=None;

c. intelligentHotwordStyle=None;

d. industrial

( b

14. A metronome is .................................................................................

a. an evil fairy

HotwordStyle=None;b. an instrument used by scientists to determine the age of meteorsHotwordStyle=None;

c. a type of chimney

HotwordStyle=None;d. an instrument with a pendulum which can be altered to give musicians a regular beat at different speeds

( d HotwordStyle=None;

15. You can give me a receipt if you want to, but your word is ........ for me.

a. enough goodHotwordStyle=None;

b. good as enoughHotwordStyle=None;

c. good enoughHotwordStyle=None;

d. good than enough

( cHotwordStyle=None;

16. San usually does his work very ............ and well, but today he seemed a little preoccupied.

a. carefulHotwordStyle=None;

b. careful mannerHotwordStyle=None;

c. carefullyHotwordStyle=None;

d. care

( cHotwordStyle=None;

17. Besides being expensive, the food in the cafeteria tastes ....................

a. badlyHotwordStyle=None;

b. too badlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. too much badHotwordStyle=None;

d. bad

( dHotwordStyle=None;

18. ................ here since 1976 when her parents moved from New York.

a. She's livedHotwordStyle=None;

b. She's livingHotwordStyle=None;

c. She was livingHotwordStyle=None;

d. She'd live

( aHotwordStyle=None;

19. Mary overslept and was ........... late that she missed her bus.

a. soHotwordStyle=None;

b. tooHotwordStyle=None;

c. muchHotwordStyle=None;

d. very

( aHotwordStyle=None;

20. I think it's ............... to take a few more pictures.

a. enough lightHotwordStyle=None;

b. light as enoughHotwordStyle=None;

c. light enoughHotwordStyle=None;

d. enough as light

( cHotwordStyle=None;

21. Last Sunday was ............. that we took a drive in the country.

a. so beautiful dayHotwordStyle=None;

b. such a beautiful a dayHotwordStyle=None;

c. such a beautiful weatherHotwordStyle=None;

d. so beautiful a day

( dHotwordStyle=None;

22. The conference was organized for all of the ........... in the state.

a. mathematic of teachersHotwordStyle=None;

b. mathematics teachersHotwordStyle=None;

c. mathematics teacherHotwordStyle=None;

d. mathematic's teachers

( bHotwordStyle=None;

23. I am especially glad that Bob decided to come to the party because we hadn't seen him................. several months.

a. sinceHotwordStyle=None;

b. untilHotwordStyle=None;

c. beforeHotwordStyle=None;

d. for

( dHotwordStyle=None;

24. John and I like to watch the games on TV because we can see more ............. than we could from a seat in the stadium.

a. clearHotwordStyle=None;

b. clearnessHotwordStyle=None;

c. clearlyHotwordStyle=None;

d. clearer

( cHotwordStyle=None;

25. John always arrives on time. He's so ..................

a. carefulHotwordStyle=None;

b. boringHotwordStyle=None;

c. punctualHotwordStyle=None;

d. timeless

( c

26. She made the ........... mistake of forgetting to put the "s" on the verb in the third person singular.

a. classicHotwordStyle=None;

b. importantHotwordStyle=None;

c. classicalHotwordStyle=None;

d. famous

( a

27. Before the sermon, the vicar asked the .............. to sit down.

a. audienceHotwordStyle=None;

b. assemblyHotwordStyle=None;

c. crowdHotwordStyle=None;

d. congregation

( d

28. After hours of wandering around in the desert they thought they saw an oasis, but they were wrong. There was nothing there, it was only a .............

a. ghostHotwordStyle=None;

b. mirageHotwordStyle=None;

c. trickHotwordStyle=None;

d. vision

( b

29. The boxer hit his opponent so hard that he was ................ for ten minutes.

a. unconsciousHotwordStyle=None;

b. asleepHotwordStyle=None;

c. knocked aboutHotwordStyle=None;

d. stopped

( a

30. The police, despite very careful ............... are still no nearer discovering who the murderer is.

a. undertakingsHotwordStyle=None;

b. enquiriesHotwordStyle=None;

c. searchesHotwordStyle=None;

d. surveys

( b

31. My new glasses cost me .............. the last pair that I bought.

a. times threeHotwordStyle=None;

b. three times moreHotwordStyle=None;

c. three times as much asHotwordStyle=None;

d. as much three times as

( cHotwordStyle=None;

32. Although she is very popular, she is not ............. her sister.

a. pretty asHotwordStyle=None;

b. as prettyHotwordStyle=None;

c. prettier thanHotwordStyle=None;

d. most pretty than

( cHotwordStyle=None;

33. Ms. Jones isn't as nice.............. Ms. Smith.

a. asHotwordStyle=None;

b. forHotwordStyle=None;

c. likeHotwordStyle=None;

d. to

( a

34. The rooms in Graduate Towers are ................ Patterson Hall.

a. larger thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. larger than that ofHotwordStyle=None;

c. larger than those inHotwordStyle=None;

d. larger than in

( cHotwordStyle=None;

35. They are ........... my other neighbors.

a. more friendlier thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. friendly thanHotwordStyle=None;

c. friendlier asHotwordStyle=None;

d. friendlier than

( dHotwordStyle=None;

36. Tuition at an American university runs .......... six thousand dollars a semester.

a. so high asHotwordStyle=None;

b. as high toHotwordStyle=None;

c. as high asHotwordStyle=None;

d. as high than

( cHotwordStyle=None;

37. The data on the winter migration patterns of the Monarch butterfly are very .................

a. interestedHotwordStyle=None;

b. interestHotwordStyle=None;

c. interestingHotwordStyle=None;

d. of interest

( cHotwordStyle=None;

38. In the ocean, ............ more salt in the deeper water.

a. is thereHotwordStyle=None;

b. it may beHotwordStyle=None;

c. there isHotwordStyle=None;

d. it is

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

39. The tendency to develop cancer, even in high-risk individuals, can be decreased ............. the amount of fruit and vegetables in the diet.

a. to increaseHotwordStyle=None;

b. for increaseHotwordStyle=None;

c. for increasingHotwordStyle=None;

d. by increasing

( d

40. If endangered species ............ saved, rainforests must be protected.

a. are to beHotwordStyle=None;

b. beHotwordStyle=None;

c. can beHotwordStyle=None;

d. will be

( aHotwordStyle=None;

41. Today's football match has been .............. because of bad weather. They will play next Thursday instead.

a. postponedHotwordStyle=None;

b. cancelledHotwordStyle=None;

c. decidedHotwordStyle=None;

d. shot up

( aHotwordStyle=None;

42. In England, the money you borrow to buy a house from a Building Society is called a ............

a. loanHotwordStyle=None;

b. contractHotwordStyle=None;

c. mortgageHotwordStyle=None;

d. search fee

( c

43. During the fight outside the football ground, an eighteen-year-old youth was accidentally killed. The person responsible was arrested and charged with ....................

a. manslaughterHotwordStyle=None;

b. murderHotwordStyle=None;

c. muggingHotwordStyle=None;

d. violence

( a

44. If both parties in the strike cannot agree, then the Government are sometimes called into ...................

a. settleHotwordStyle=None;

b. decideHotwordStyle=None;

c. chooseHotwordStyle=None;

d. arbitrate

( d

45. The soldiers .................... around the square.

a. walkedHotwordStyle=None;

b. strolledHotwordStyle=None;

c. marchedHotwordStyle=None;

d. limped

( c

46. The very idea of my being a thief is quite ......................

a. absurdHotwordStyle=None;

b. dishonestHotwordStyle=None;

c. futileHotwordStyle=None;

d. risky

( a HotwordStyle=None;

47. Nothing can prevent me ………………… going to China.

a. in

b. about

c. from

d. with

( c

48. On the average, a healthy heart .............. to pump five tablespoons of blood with every beat.

a. mustHotwordStyle=None;

b. oughtHotwordStyle=None;

c. canHotwordStyle=None;

d. should

( b

49. More murders are reported .................. December in the United States than during any other month.

a. onHotwordStyle=None;

b. inHotwordStyle=None;

c. atHotwordStyle=None;

d. for

( b

50HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 50. Adult eagles let their offspring ............... nests near their original nesting area.

a. buildHotwordStyle=None;

b. buildsHotwordStyle=None;

c. buildingHotwordStyle=None;

d. to build

( a

Test 63

Pronunciation

1. Choose the word with different stress from the others.

a. technologyHotwordStyle=None; b. educationHotwordStyle=None; c. successfulHotwordStyle=None; d. compulsory

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

2. Which word contains the final sound [t]

a. laughedHotwordStyle=None; b. reportedHotwordStyle=None; c. greetedHotwordStyle=None; d. joined

--> a

3. Which word contains the final sound [s]

a. cakesHotwordStyle=None; b. choicesHotwordStyle=None; c. sentencesHotwordStyle=None; d. buzzes

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word contains the final sound [d]

a. washedHotwordStyle=None; b. laughedHotwordStyle=None; c. reportedHotwordStyle=None; d. called

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

5. Which word contains the final sound [z]

a. cupsHotwordStyle=None; b. occasionsHotwordStyle=None; c. cropsHotwordStyle=None; d. shirts

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. The other day Daisy met Peter whom brother he went to school with.

a. met

b. whom

c. went

d. with

( b

7. She had to carry wallet in her hand, it was enough big to put in her pocket.

a. carry

b. in

c. enough

d. in

( c

8. There's plenty of fresh fruit, so eat as much than you like.

a. There's

b. fruit

c. than

d. like

( c

9. We can learn a lot about other countries by to see films.

a. can

b. a lot

c. about

d. to see

( d

10. Mr. Rose may have lived for five years in England, but he does not speak English good.

a. lived

b. for

c. speak

d. good

( d

11. Which of these two televisions is the best?

a. Which

b. these

c. is

d. best

( d Grammar and Vocabulary

12. "Who should go to see him?" "I suggest that Mary ....... to see him."

a. goHotwordStyle=None;

b. goesHotwordStyle=None;

c. would goHotwordStyle=None;

d. went

( aHotwordStyle=None;

13. "John, do you have a passport?" "No, but I wish I ........one."

a. havingHotwordStyle=None;

b. haveHotwordStyle=None;

c. can haveHotwordStyle=None;

d. had

( d

HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 14. You and I went there together, …..............?

a. didn't youHotwordStyle=None;

b. didn't IHotwordStyle=None;

c. didn't weHotwordStyle=None;

d. did we

( cHotwordStyle=None;

15. I have never seen such a nice car before, ….............?

a. have IHotwordStyle=None;

b. haven't IHotwordStyle=None;

c. did IHotwordStyle=None;

d. didn't I

( aHotwordStyle=None;

16. Chote isn't going to go, and Prasit isn't .............

a. tooHotwordStyle=None;

b. eitherHotwordStyle=None;

c. alsoHotwordStyle=None;

d. as well

( b

17. "Are they good pianists?" "Malee's a good pianist ................".

a. but Somsri isn't tooHotwordStyle=None;

b. and Somsri isn't eitherHotwordStyle=None;

c. and Somsri is tooHotwordStyle=None;

d. and Somsri is either

( c

18. James never gives up. He's so ……...............

a. tiringHotwordStyle=None;

b. perseveringHotwordStyle=None;

c. persuadingHotwordStyle=None;

d. giving

( bHotwordStyle=None;

19. Heavy snow .................. the train for several hours.

a. cancelledHotwordStyle=None;

b. hinderedHotwordStyle=None;

c. delayedHotwordStyle=None;

d. stopped

( c

20. The next ................ of "Dallas" will be shown on BBC 1 next Friday at 9 o'clock.

a. partHotwordStyle=None;

b. programHotwordStyle=None;

c. portionHotwordStyle=None;

d. episode

( bHotwordStyle=None;

21. In the distance, they heard the church clock ............. midnight.

a. strikeHotwordStyle=None;

b. hitHotwordStyle=None;

c. soundHotwordStyle=None;

d. ring

( aHotwordStyle=None;

22. He lived on the ............. of the city.

a. boundaryHotwordStyle=None;

b. suburbsHotwordStyle=None;

c. outsideHotwordStyle=None;

d. outskirts

( d

23. The ............... in the south of Sweden is very rich and fertile.

a. groundHotwordStyle=None;

b. soilHotwordStyle=None;

c. earthHotwordStyle=None;

d. landHotwordStyle=None;

( b HotwordStyle=None;

24. I called on her yesterday, she ............... a meal at that time.

a. cookedHotwordStyle=None;

b. had cookedHotwordStyle=None;

c. was cookingHotwordStyle=None;

d. would cook

( c

25. There was the longest queue ………………… in front of the box-office.

a. imagination

b. imaginablyHotwordStyle=None;

c. imagineHotwordStyle=None;

d. imaginable

( d

26HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 262. A: How long will your homework take you? B: ...........................................

a. In the eveningHotwordStyle=None;

b. About two hoursHotwordStyle=None;

c. Until eight o'clockHotwordStyle=None;

d. Since I came in

( b

27. I wish you ................ longer.

a. will stayHotwordStyle=None;

b. can stayHotwordStyle=None;

c. could stayHotwordStyle=None;

d. stay

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

28. It took the director two hours ............

a. explaining us the new planHotwordStyle=None;

b. to explain us the new planHotwordStyle=None;

c. explaining the new plan to usHotwordStyle=None;

d. to explain the new plan to us

( d

29. They were too late. The plane ................... off ten minutes earlier.

a. tookHotwordStyle=None;

b. has takenHotwordStyle=None;

c. had takenHotwordStyle=None;

d. was taking

( cHotwordStyle=None;

30. How long ago................. Susan?

a. did you seeHotwordStyle=None;

b. you sawHotwordStyle=None;

c. have you been seeingHotwordStyle=None;

d. would you see

( a

31HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 31. On the first of next month, he ………..…………… in prison for five years.

a. will have

b. will be being

c. will have been

d. has had

( c

32. .............. he speaks!

a. How fluentlyHotwordStyle=None;

b. What fluentlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. How fluentHotwordStyle=None;

d. What fluent

( aHotwordStyle=None;

33. "How do I look tonight?" "Wow! ............ dress you have on!"

a. What a beautifulHotwordStyle=None;

b. What beautifulHotwordStyle=None;

c. How beautifulHotwordStyle=None;

d. How a beautiful

( aHotwordStyle=None;

34. She never really .............. her parents for not having allowed her to go to university.

a. excusedHotwordStyle=None;

b. pardonedHotwordStyle=None;

c. forgotHotwordStyle=None;

d. forgave

( d

35. When I inherited my grandmother's cottage in Wales, since I didn't need to live in it myself, I ............... it to an old couple in the village for only $5 a week.

a. hiredHotwordStyle=None;

b. borrowedHotwordStyle=None;

c. letHotwordStyle=None;

d. lent

( cHotwordStyle=None;

36. How much does he ............. for cleaning windows?

a. costHotwordStyle=None;

b. chargeHotwordStyle=None;

c. demandHotwordStyle=None;

d. need

( b

37. I don't know if you've heard, but there's a ............ going around the office that Mr. Fletcher is leaving at the end of the month.

a. rumourHotwordStyle=None;

b. reputationHotwordStyle=None;

c. newsHotwordStyle=None;

d. saying

( a

38HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 38. Mr. Goodchild is honest; and I mean "honest " in the broadest ....... of the word.

a. meaningHotwordStyle=None;

b. valueHotwordStyle=None;

c. pointHotwordStyle=None;

d. sense

( d

39. If ............... prices go on increasing as they have done for the past few months, then the government will have to step in and impose some sort of price freeze.

a. actualHotwordStyle=None;

b. currentHotwordStyle=None;

c. readyHotwordStyle=None;

d. monetary

( b HotwordStyle=None;

40. I want ........... rice.

a. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

b. anyHotwordStyle=None;

c. a littleHotwordStyle=None;

d. another

( cHotwordStyle=None;

41. He directed that no one ............. eat before sunset.

a. mustHotwordStyle=None;

b. shouldHotwordStyle=None;

c. wouldHotwordStyle=None;

d. could

( b

42. Traveling by air is not cheap. ............ is it interesting.

a. EitherHotwordStyle=None;

b. NeitherHotwordStyle=None;

c. AndHotwordStyle=None;

d. Also

( bHotwordStyle=None;

43. Traveling by air is not cheap. And it isn't interesting ..........

a. eitherHotwordStyle=None;

b. neitherHotwordStyle=None;

c. tooHotwordStyle=None;

d. also

( aHotwordStyle=None;

44. She asked for .............. these apples.

a. some moreHotwordStyle=None;

b. any moreHotwordStyle=None;

c. some more ofHotwordStyle=None;

d. any more of

( cHotwordStyle=None;

45. Tom ......... speak French very well.

a. is ableHotwordStyle=None;

b. can be able toHotwordStyle=None;

c. can toHotwordStyle=None;

d. can

( d

46HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 46. She'd ........ to buy that dress.

a. likeHotwordStyle=None;

b. likedHotwordStyle=None;

c. to likeHotwordStyle=None;

d. liking

( aHotwordStyle=None;

47. "When did you go to work?" "As soon as they came in, we ....... to work."

a. wentHotwordStyle=None;

b. were goingHotwordStyle=None;

c. had goneHotwordStyle=None;

d. go

( a

48. "Did Susan have a chance to get in touch with you?" " Oh, yes, she .......... me up last night."

a. has calledHotwordStyle=None;

b. calledHotwordStyle=None;

c. had calledHotwordStyle=None;

d. calls

( bHotwordStyle=None;

49. Here is the man ….............. my brother is going to ....................

a. who his daughter / marryHotwordStyle=None;

b. whose daughter / marry withHotwordStyle=None;

c. whose a daughter / marry toHotwordStyle=None;

d. whose daughter / marry

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

50. My husband often does ................ with people from Japan.

a. businessHotwordStyle=None;

b. financesHotwordStyle=None;

c. affairsHotwordStyle=None;

d. concerns

( aHotwordStyle=None;

Test 64

Pronunciation

1. Which word contains the final sound [t]

a. washedHotwordStyle=None; b. lengthened HotwordStyle=None; c. plannedHotwordStyle=None; d. planted

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. Which word contains the final sound [z]

a. afternoonsHotwordStyle=None; b. cakesHotwordStyle=None; c. shipsHotwordStyle=None; d. buses

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

3. Which word contains the final sound [d]

a. joinedHotwordStyle=None; b. hopedHotwordStyle=None; c. watchedHotwordStyle=None; d. needed

--> a

HotwordStyle=None; 4. Which word contains the final sound [Iz]

a. taxisHotwordStyle=None; b. yearsHotwordStyle=None; c. onesHotwordStyle=None; d. houses

--> d

5. Which word contains the final sound [Iz]

a. potatoesHotwordStyle=None; b. beachesHotwordStyle=None; c. ploughsharesHotwordStyle=None; d. tables

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Either Peter or Mary have left the door unlocked.

a. or

b. have

c. the

d. unlocked

( b

7. His father gave him some money so as he could go to the cinema with his friends.

a. him

b. some

c. so as

d. could

( c

8. She didn't find it easily to keep everybody amused.

a. it

b. easily

c. to keep

d. amused

( b

9. The old lady couldn't cross the street because the heavy traffic.

a. lady

b. cross

c. because

d. heavy

( c

10. The police didn't permit going across that area, but they didn't let us to know why.

a. going

b. but

c. they

d. to know

( d

11. There are ten universities in Thailand, seven of them locate in Bangkok, the capital city.

a. universities

b. seven of them

c. locate

d. the

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. Why don't you become a teacher? There's a great ................ of them at the moment.

a. shortageHotwordStyle=None;

b. needHotwordStyle=None;

c. requirementHotwordStyle=None;

d. want

( aHotwordStyle=None;

13. Many villagers in Africa still make boats out of tree .................

a. rootsHotwordStyle=None;

b. branchesHotwordStyle=None;

c. stemsHotwordStyle=None;

d. trunks

( dHotwordStyle=None;

14. These jeans are terrible. Look how much they've ............... since I washed them. They're much too small to wear now.

a. narrowedHotwordStyle=None;

b. lessenedHotwordStyle=None;

c. shrunkHotwordStyle=None;

d. shortened

( c

15. Washing-up has become so much easier since we bought a ................

a. washing machineHotwordStyle=None;

b. dish machineHotwordStyle=None;

c. disherHotwordStyle=None;

d. dishwasher

( d

16. A miser is ...........................................................................................

a. a very unhappy personHotwordStyle=None;

b. a person who studies rats, mice and other rodentsHotwordStyle=None;

c. a person who loves money so much that he or she stores it and hardly ever spends itHotwordStyle=None;

d. the smallest bird in Britain

( c HotwordStyle=None;

17. If he had told me the truth, I ........ him.

a. will not punishHotwordStyle=None;

b. would not punishHotwordStyle=None;

c. would not have punishedHotwordStyle=None;

d. would have not punished

( c

18. If she .......... call me, she could do so.

a. wanted toHotwordStyle=None;

b. will want toHotwordStyle=None;

c. wanting toHotwordStyle=None;

d. has wanted to

( a

19HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 19. He doesn't like to begin reading ..................

a. unless he doesn't have timeHotwordStyle=None;

b. if he has plenty of timeHotwordStyle=None;

c. unless he has plenty of timeHotwordStyle=None;

d. unless he has no time

( c

20. …………… has provided us with material comfort and modern conveniences.

a. Industriousness

b. Industry

c. Industrialization

d. Industrialize

( c

21HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 21. One of the girls ….............. in that company died.

a. whose workedHotwordStyle=None;

b. whom workedHotwordStyle=None;

c. workedHotwordStyle=None;

d. who worked

( d

22. She wants to know if we have ............ extra copies.

a. the fewHotwordStyle=None;

b. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. a littleHotwordStyle=None;

d. not many

( b

23HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 23. Please make allowances ……………. Jane’s poor typing, she’s only been learning for a month.

a. of

b. for

c. about

d. to

( b

24. Everyone looks much ............. today than they did yesterday.

a. happyHotwordStyle=None;

b. happilyHotwordStyle=None;

c. more happilyHotwordStyle=None;

d. happier

( dHotwordStyle=None;

25. My teacher can write a beautiful poem in ................

a. little than half an hourHotwordStyle=None;

b. a little than half an hourHotwordStyle=None;

c. less than half an hour

HotwordStyle=None; d. least than half and hour

( cHotwordStyle=None;

26. You have got a scholarship; you are luckier .................

a. as IHotwordStyle=None;

b. than meHotwordStyle=None;

c. than IHotwordStyle=None;

d. as me

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

27. A person who is very tall and thin is called ......................

a. stockyHotwordStyle=None;

b. plumpHotwordStyle=None;

c. lankyHotwordStyle=None;

d. skinny

( c

28. I can't read what you've written, I'm afraid. Your handwriting is totally ........... a. messyHotwordStyle=None;

b. illegibleHotwordStyle=None;

c. illiterateHotwordStyle=None;

d. spoilt

( bHotwordStyle=None;

29. Only three people ................. the crash. Everyone else was killed.

a. livedHotwordStyle=None;

b. recoverdHotwordStyle=None;

c. relievedHotwordStyle=None;

d. survived

( d

30. I've decided to make a .................... across Europe this summer by car.

a. voyageHotwordStyle=None;

b. travelHotwordStyle=None;

c. crossingHotwordStyle=None;

d. journey

( d

31HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 31. Excuse me, Mr. Blake, but there's a/an ........ message for you from your wife.

a. vitalHotwordStyle=None;

b. hastyHotwordStyle=None;

c. urgentHotwordStyle=None;

d. impotent

( c

32. Is it possible to .................. now for next term's evening classes?

a. enlistHotwordStyle=None;

b. join inHotwordStyle=None;

c. inscribeHotwordStyle=None;

d. enrol

( d HotwordStyle=None;

33. What we hear cannot be an airplane; I think it ............ a helicopter.

a. to beHotwordStyle=None;

b. must beHotwordStyle=None;

c. isHotwordStyle=None;

d. may be

( c

34. Mr. Brown receives ............. salary than anyone else in the company.

a. a bigHotwordStyle=None;

b. biggerHotwordStyle=None;

c. a biggerHotwordStyle=None;

d. the bigger

( cHotwordStyle=None;

35. "Jane said that you had read the book three times." "Yes, I found it very ............. "

a. amusingHotwordStyle=None;

b. amusedHotwordStyle=None;

c. amuseHotwordStyle=None;

d. amusingly

( aHotwordStyle=None;

36. Is Albert Schweitzer, ............... works I respect highly, still a doctor?

a. whichHotwordStyle=None;

b. whoseHotwordStyle=None;

c. whatHotwordStyle=None;

d. who's

( bHotwordStyle=None;

37. "What did you have for lunch?" ".................."

a. A few rice and a few orangesHotwordStyle=None;

b. A little rice and a little orangesHotwordStyle=None;

c. A little rice and a few orangesHotwordStyle=None;

d. A few rice and a little oranges

( cHotwordStyle=None;

38. ............... lucky he is!

a. WhatHotwordStyle=None;

b. What aHotwordStyle=None;

c. HowHotwordStyle=None;

d. How a

( cHotwordStyle=None;

39. ............. silly mistake!

a. WhatHotwordStyle=None;

b. What aHotwordStyle=None;

c. HowHotwordStyle=None;

d. How a

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

40. Don't let your brothers ............ the present.

a. to seeHotwordStyle=None;

b. seeingHotwordStyle=None;

c. seenHotwordStyle=None;

d. see

( dHotwordStyle=None;

41. ............... nonsense!

a. WhatHotwordStyle=None;

b. What aHotwordStyle=None;

c. HowHotwordStyle=None;

d. How a

( a

42. We could have come earlier, ..............?

a. have weHotwordStyle=None;

b. haven't weHotwordStyle=None;

c. could weHotwordStyle=None;

d. couldn't we

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

43. I can't play this afternoon, I'm afraid. I've................. my ankle.

a. turnedHotwordStyle=None;

b. stretchedHotwordStyle=None;

c. pulledHotwordStyle=None;

d. sprained

( dHotwordStyle=None;

44. ................... he was nearly seventy-five, he could still beat me at tennis.

a. In spite ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. SinceHotwordStyle=None;

c. AlthoughHotwordStyle=None;

d. Despite

( c

45. The trouble with eating oranges is that there are too many .............. inside.

a. pipsHotwordStyle=None;

b. stonesHotwordStyle=None;

c. seedsHotwordStyle=None;

d. nuts

( a

46. It costs $5 a year to .................. to this magazine.

a. joinHotwordStyle=None;

b. subscribeHotwordStyle=None;

c. supportHotwordStyle=None;

d. pay

( b

47. If you take that camera back to England with you, you'll have to pay Customs ...................... on it.

a. taxHotwordStyle=None;

b. expensesHotwordStyle=None;

c. dutyHotwordStyle=None;

d. prices

( c

48. The meeting will begin at 10.30 ......................

a. exactHotwordStyle=None;

b. on timeHotwordStyle=None;

c. sharpHotwordStyle=None;

d. accurate

( c HotwordStyle=None;

49. The sick man ................. by the surgeon.

a. was operatedHotwordStyle=None;

b. operated onHotwordStyle=None;

c. was operated on

d. is operated

( c

50. Cathy ............... headmistress of the school yesterday.

a. is madeHotwordStyle=None;

b. is being madeHotwordStyle=None;

c. had madeHotwordStyle=None;

d. was made

( dHotwordStyle=None;

Test 65

Pronunciation

1. Which word contains the final sound [Id]

a. crowdedHotwordStyle=None; b. playedHotwordStyle=None; c. joinedHotwordStyle=None; d. looked

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. Which word is stressed on the second syllable?

a. regulationHotwordStyle=None; b. performanceHotwordStyle=None; c. televisionHotwordStyle=None; d. finally

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

3. Which word is stressed on the third syllable?

a. equipmentHotwordStyle=None; b. performance HotwordStyle=None; c. modernizeHotwordStyle=None; d. magazine

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word contains the final sound [Id]

a. paintedHotwordStyle=None; b. troubledHotwordStyle=None; c. spoiledHotwordStyle=None; d. grouped

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

5. Which word is stressed on the second syllable?

a. needleworkHotwordStyle=None; b. bicycleHotwordStyle=None; c. howeverHotwordStyle=None; d. monkey

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Mary and Daisy are both intelligent students. Mary is so intelligent as Daisy.

a. and

b. both

c. so

d. as

( c

7. He wants to sell his old motorbike but he doesn't know which to do.

a. wants

b. to sell

c. doesn't know

d. which

( d

8. In its variety forms from fiction to documentary the motion pictures has become a significant element of contemporary culture.

a. variety

b. from

c. has become

d. contemporary

( a

9. Most joggings begin because they hear jogging is very good exercise.

a. joggings

b. hear

c. jogging

d. is

( a

10. There is fewer rainfall on the West Coast of the United States than on the East Coast.

a. fewer

b. rainfall

c. the West Coast

d. the East Coast

( a

11. Water, ice and snow play a role in affecting an earth's rotation.

a. Water

b. a role

c. an earth's

d. rotation

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. His wife does not weigh so ………........... as he …….............

a. heavy / isHotwordStyle=None;

b. much / isHotwordStyle=None;

c. much / doesHotwordStyle=None;

d. heavy / does

(cHotwordStyle=None;

13. The mother looked .............. at her naughty child.

a. angerHotwordStyle=None;

b. angryHotwordStyle=None;

c. angrilyHotwordStyle=None;

d. angered

( c

14. It ............. every day so far this week.

a. has rainedHotwordStyle=None;

b. is rainingHotwordStyle=None;

c. rainedHotwordStyle=None;

d. rains

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

15. Do you believe that ghosts .................?

a. existHotwordStyle=None;

b. are existedHotwordStyle=None;

c. are existingHotwordStyle=None;

d. are being existed

( aHotwordStyle=None;

16. The accident .................. while he was driving to the office.

a. occurredHotwordStyle=None;

b. was occurHotwordStyle=None;

c. was occurredHotwordStyle=None;

d. was being occurred

( a

17. Why don't you buy bananas when they are much ............ apples?

a. less expensive thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. not expensive thanHotwordStyle=None;

c. expensive thanHotwordStyle=None;

d. expensive lesser than

( a

HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 18. He speaks ................ good English that it is a pleasure to talk to him.

a. soHotwordStyle=None;

b. suchHotwordStyle=None;

c. such aHotwordStyle=None;

d. very

( bHotwordStyle=None;

19. She got so .................. while watching the game that she began shouting.

a. excitingHotwordStyle=None;

b. excitedHotwordStyle=None;

c. excitinglyHotwordStyle=None;

d. excitedly

( b

20. When I was a child, my parents wouldn't .............. me stay out later than 9 o'clock in the evenings.

a. permitHotwordStyle=None;

b. allowHotwordStyle=None;

c. wantHotwordStyle=None;

d. let

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

21. When my father died, I had no ..................... but to leave school and get a job.

a. possibilityHotwordStyle=None;

b. choiceHotwordStyle=None;

c. hopeHotwordStyle=None;

d. chance

( bHotwordStyle=None;

22. He was ............... with robbery.

a. chargedHotwordStyle=None;

b. arrestedHotwordStyle=None;

c. heldHotwordStyle=None;

d. imprisoned

( aHotwordStyle=None;

23. Liberace has a swimming-pool in his garden in the ............... of a piano.

a. formHotwordStyle=None;

b. designHotwordStyle=None;

c. figureHotwordStyle=None;

d. shape

( dHotwordStyle=None;

24. The next ................. of the school play will be on Monday at 6.30 p.m.

a. dramaHotwordStyle=None;

b. expositionHotwordStyle=None;

c. performanceHotwordStyle=None;

d. exhibition

( c

25. The thief was ................. to six months' imprisonment.

a. givenHotwordStyle=None;

b. allowedHotwordStyle=None;

c. sentHotwordStyle=None;

d. sentenced

( d HotwordStyle=None;

26. Don't tell …............. about this.

a. someoneHotwordStyle=None;

b. oneHotwordStyle=None;

c. anyoneHotwordStyle=None;

d. none

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

27. During Christmas week there will be so many things in the shops that it will be difficult to know what .....................

a. to be boughtHotwordStyle=None;

b. should buyHotwordStyle=None;

c. to buyHotwordStyle=None;

d. will be bought

( c

28. ............... we were driving in the country!

a. How wonderful dayHotwordStyle=None;

b. What wonderful dayHotwordStyle=None;

c. What a wonderful dayHotwordStyle=None;

d. What the wonderful day

( cHotwordStyle=None;

29. If it ................ , the match will be postponed.

a. rainsHotwordStyle=None;

b. will rainHotwordStyle=None;

c. has rainedHotwordStyle=None;

d. is raining

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

30. I hope you don't mind ............... to come and meet her.

a. to be askedHotwordStyle=None;

b. you were askedHotwordStyle=None;

c. being askedHotwordStyle=None;

d. we asked you

( cHotwordStyle=None;

31. Wedding-rings are usually made of ....................

a. goldHotwordStyle=None;

b. goldsHotwordStyle=None;

c. a goldHotwordStyle=None;

d. the gold

( aHotwordStyle=None;

32. Silver is ................ gold.

a. valuable less thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. more valuable thanHotwordStyle=None;

c. less valuable thanHotwordStyle=None;

d. valuable more than

( cHotwordStyle=None;

33. "You look very tired." "I am. I .............. papers all day."

a. have been markingHotwordStyle=None;

b. had been markingHotwordStyle=None;

c. are markingHotwordStyle=None;

d. had marked

( a

34. "............................. ?" "About half an hour"

a. It takes to drive to school how long

HotwordStyle=None;b. You take time how long to drive to schoolHotwordStyle=None;

c. How long does it take to drive to school

HotwordStyle=None;d. Does it take how long to drive to school

( cHotwordStyle=None;

35. If the prisoners attempt to escape from prison ....................

a. he will catchHotwordStyle=None;

b. they will catchHotwordStyle=None;

c. they will be caughtHotwordStyle=None;

d. the prisoners will have caught

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

36. ................... a flat with someone is cheaper than living on your own.

a. DividingHotwordStyle=None;

b. SharingHotwordStyle=None;

c. CuttingHotwordStyle=None;

d. Halving

( b

37. The …………. built onto the back of the house provided valuable extra space.

a. extensionHotwordStyle=None;

b. enlargementHotwordStyle=None;

c. expansionHotwordStyle=None;

d. development

( aHotwordStyle=None;

38. The students' room was so untidy it was like a .....................

a. pigstyHotwordStyle=None;

b. cowshedHotwordStyle=None;

c. chicken-coopHotwordStyle=None;

d. monkey-house

( a

39. The bad weather ……………. the plane being delayed.

a. causedHotwordStyle=None;

b. madeHotwordStyle=None;

c. resulted inHotwordStyle=None;

d. created

( c

40. His landlady doesn't ……… of his having parties.

a. appreciateHotwordStyle=None;

b. supportHotwordStyle=None;

c. approveHotwordStyle=None;

d. consent

( c

41. If you want a good flat in London, you have to pay through the .........… for it.

a. mouthHotwordStyle=None;

b. earHotwordStyle=None;

c. noseHotwordStyle=None;

d. teeth

( c

42. ................. many high buildings in the city.

a. They areHotwordStyle=None;

b. There isHotwordStyle=None;

c. It isHotwordStyle=None;

d. There are

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

43. Butter .............. in the refrigerator.

a. ought to keepHotwordStyle=None;

b. had better to be keptHotwordStyle=None;

c. should be keptHotwordStyle=None;

d. is kept as usual

( c

44. He .............. for a job for some weeks before he found one.

a. is lookingHotwordStyle=None;

b. looksHotwordStyle=None;

c. would have been lookingHotwordStyle=None;

d. had been looking

( dHotwordStyle=None;

45. When the boy ............ the car, he was badly injured.

a. is hit byHotwordStyle=None;

b. was hit byHotwordStyle=None;

c. hitHotwordStyle=None;

d. was hitting

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

46. He will take us to the town ............. we can see old temples.

a. whichHotwordStyle=None;

b. whereHotwordStyle=None;

c. thatHotwordStyle=None;

d. at it

( bHotwordStyle=None;

47. - "You must be thirsty after such a long walk on a hot day like this.” - “May I give you .............. iced tea?" - " No, thanks. I don't think I want .............."

a. some / someHotwordStyle=None;

b. some / anyHotwordStyle=None;

c. any / someHotwordStyle=None;

d. any / any

( bHotwordStyle=None;

48. The Boeing 747 is twice ................ the Boeing 707.

a. bigger thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. as bigger asHotwordStyle=None;

c. as big asHotwordStyle=None;

d. more bigger than

( cHotwordStyle=None;

49. How ............ meat did you buy?

a. muchHotwordStyle=None;

b. fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. manyHotwordStyle=None;

d. little

( aHotwordStyle=None;

50. The entrance examination shouldn't be ........... hard .............. be done successfully.

a. so / thatHotwordStyle=None;

b. as / asHotwordStyle=None;

c. too / toHotwordStyle=None;

d. so / as

( cHotwordStyle=None;

Test 66

Pronunciation

1. Which word is stressed on the third syllable?

a. botanicalHotwordStyle=None; b. celebrationHotwordStyle=None; c. vacationHotwordStyle=None; d. celebrate

--> b

2. Which word is stressed on the first syllable?

a. becomeHotwordStyle=None; b. potatoHotwordStyle=None; c. mechanicHotwordStyle=None; d. custom

--> d

3. Which word is stressed on the second syllable?

a. mechanicHotwordStyle=None; b. audienceHotwordStyle=None; c. intervalHotwordStyle=None; d. content

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word is stressed on the second syllable?

a. probablyHotwordStyle=None; b. successfulHotwordStyle=None; c. literatureHotwordStyle=None; d. organ

--> b

5. Which word is stressed on the second syllable?

a. basketHotwordStyle=None; b. wanderHotwordStyle=None; c. severalHotwordStyle=None; d. department

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. He drinks a day three cups of water.

a. drinks

b. a day

c. three cups

d. of

( b

7. Although our grandfather was old but he could help us.

a. was

b. but

c. could

d. us

( b

8. I call my nearest friend is kitten.

a. call

b. friend

c. is

d. kitten

( c

9. Her children requested her tell them about the story.

a. requested

b. tell

c. them

d. about

( b

10. The girl was so poor. She have to work at the age of eleven.

a. have

b. at

c. age

d. of

( a

11. Dr. Harder, which is the professor for this class, will be absent this week because of illness.

a. which

b. will be

c. this week

d. of illness

( a

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. My dog as well as my cats ................ twice a day.

a. eatHotwordStyle=None;

b. has eatenHotwordStyle=None;

c. eatsHotwordStyle=None;

d. have eaten

( cHotwordStyle=None;

13. No thank you, I don't ................. sugar in tea.

a. takeHotwordStyle=None;

b. putHotwordStyle=None;

c. eatHotwordStyle=None;

d. drink

( aHotwordStyle=None;

14. Jim always gets very annoyed if he can't get his own ..............…

a. wishHotwordStyle=None;

b. desireHotwordStyle=None;

c. willHotwordStyle=None;

d. way

( d

15. This year the farmers were just able to gather in the .................. before the fine weather came to an end.

a. collectionHotwordStyle=None;

b. seedHotwordStyle=None;

c. flowerHotwordStyle=None;

d. harvest

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

16. Johnny ................... very badly at Mary's birthday party.

a. conductedHotwordStyle=None;

b. behavedHotwordStyle=None;

c. showedHotwordStyle=None;

d. operated

( bHotwordStyle=None;

17. Mr. Jones has ……….. painting since he retired.

a. taken upHotwordStyle=None;

b. taken ofHotwordStyle=None;

c. taken overHotwordStyle=None;

d. taken in

( a

18. The old houses were ……….. down to make way for a block of flats.

a. putHotwordStyle=None;

b. hitHotwordStyle=None;

c. bangedHotwordStyle=None;

d. knockedHotwordStyle=None;

( d HotwordStyle=None;

19. Every evening since last Christmas, I ....... my dog out for a walk in the park.

a. takeHotwordStyle=None;

b. tookHotwordStyle=None;

c. have takenHotwordStyle=None;

d. had taken

( cHotwordStyle=None;

20. My uncle, John, ............... the manager of the firm.

a. is just electedHotwordStyle=None;

b. has just electedHotwordStyle=None;

c. has just been electedHotwordStyle=None;

d. has just been electing

( cHotwordStyle=None;

21. The men were very strong and healthy. Although they .............. for more than three hours, they did not need a rest.

a. were walkingHotwordStyle=None;

b. have walkedHotwordStyle=None;

c. have been walkingHotwordStyle=None;

d. had been walking

( d

22. I would like to know who ........... "Treasure Island".

a. writesHotwordStyle=None;

b. has writtenHotwordStyle=None;

c. wroteHotwordStyle=None;

d. had written

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

23. ............... did you say would undertake the task?

a. WhoHotwordStyle=None;

b. WhatHotwordStyle=None;

c. WhomHotwordStyle=None;

d. Whose

( a

24. He couldn’t make anybody ............ that he was innocent.

a. believesHotwordStyle=None;

b. believedHotwordStyle=None;

c. believeHotwordStyle=None;

d. to believe

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

25. "Did he lose?" "Yes, but if he had tried harder, he .............. won."

a. mightHotwordStyle=None;

b. might haveHotwordStyle=None;

c. might ofHotwordStyle=None;

d. might has

( bHotwordStyle=None;

26. If I got scholarship to England, my parents ............... very proud of me.

a. will beHotwordStyle=None;

b. would beHotwordStyle=None;

c. would have beenHotwordStyle=None;

d. will have been

( bHotwordStyle=None;

27. I wouldn't have gone to the zoo if ....................

a. I knew it would have rainedHotwordStyle=None;

b. I had known it would have rainedHotwordStyle=None;

c. I knew it would rainHotwordStyle=None;

d. I had known it would rain

( d

28. Is that red car in front of yours my brother's? Yes, it's ...........

a. hisHotwordStyle=None;

b. mineHotwordStyle=None;

c. himHotwordStyle=None;

d. yours

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

29. She ................... for a neighbor to look after the house while she was away.

a. arrangedHotwordStyle=None;

b. organizedHotwordStyle=None;

c. plannedHotwordStyle=None;

d. designed

( aHotwordStyle=None;

30. Modern architecture, in many ................... , is horribly ugly.

a. meansHotwordStyle=None;

b. examplesHotwordStyle=None;

c. reasonsHotwordStyle=None;

d. cases

( d

31. The rise in house prices ................... him to sell his house for a large profit.

a. managedHotwordStyle=None;

b. succeededHotwordStyle=None;

c. enabledHotwordStyle=None;

d. achieved

( c

32. Uncle Ho’s earnest desire was that our country might keep pace …………… other countries in the world.

a. of

b. in

c. with

d. for

( c

33. His ................ had always been to become an architect.

a. studyHotwordStyle=None;

b. wantHotwordStyle=None;

c. ambitionHotwordStyle=None;

d. imagination

( c

34. The aeroplane ................ down at Cairo on its way to India.

a. remainedHotwordStyle=None;

b. stayedHotwordStyle=None;

c. visitedHotwordStyle=None;

d. touched

( d HotwordStyle=None;

35. "Yesterday I won 500 baht in the lottery, so I ............. a pair of new shoes." “How nice!"

a. myself gotHotwordStyle=None;

b. got myselfHotwordStyle=None;

c. myself got itHotwordStyle=None;

d. got it myself

( b

36. A: What have you been improving? B: Most of our improvements have been in the home .................

a. ourselvesHotwordStyle=None;

b. yourselfHotwordStyle=None;

c. themselvesHotwordStyle=None;

d. itself

( dHotwordStyle=None;

37. Clever boys need never work very hard, ..................?

a. needn't theyHotwordStyle=None;

b. don't theyHotwordStyle=None;

c. need theyHotwordStyle=None;

d. do they

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

38. He possesses all …................. makes life agreeable.

a. whichHotwordStyle=None;

b. thatHotwordStyle=None;

c. whatHotwordStyle=None;

d. to

( bHotwordStyle=None;

39. He is the man ........... son I once taught.

a. whoHotwordStyle=None;

b. whomHotwordStyle=None;

c. whoseHotwordStyle=None;

d. whoever

( cHotwordStyle=None;

40. He always did .................. seemed right to him.

a. whichHotwordStyle=None;

b. whatHotwordStyle=None;

c. thatHotwordStyle=None;

d. who

( bHotwordStyle=None;

41. .................. an eye operation.

a. He is necessary to haveHotwordStyle=None;

b. It is necessary that he haveHotwordStyle=None;

c. It is necessary that he hasHotwordStyle=None;

d. It is necessary for him having

( bHotwordStyle=None;

42. Paper money .............. for over a thousand years.

a. usedHotwordStyle=None;

b. is usedHotwordStyle=None;

c. has usedHotwordStyle=None;

d. has been used

( dHotwordStyle=None;

43. No reply from the secretary ……………….. sent to him yesterday.

a. is

b. were

c. was

d. are

( cHotwordStyle=None;

44. I am still hoping for ............ next year.

a. a better luckHotwordStyle=None;

b. better lucksHotwordStyle=None;

c. the better lucksHotwordStyle=None;

d. better luck

( d

45. Be quiet! It's rude to .................... people when they are speaking.

a. interfereHotwordStyle=None;

b. interruptHotwordStyle=None;

c. preventHotwordStyle=None;

d. introduce

( b

46. Children ................... good food if they are to be healthy.

a. haveHotwordStyle=None;

b. receiveHotwordStyle=None;

c. eatHotwordStyle=None;

d. need

( d

47. A drunk man can’t be held fully …………….. for his actions.

a. responsibleHotwordStyle=None;

b. sorryHotwordStyle=None;

c. worriedHotwordStyle=None;

d. sad

( a

48. Never ………… that she was so successful.

a. she had expected

b. had she expected

c. having she expected

d. has she expected

( b

49. Finding the money is just one of the problems ................... in buying a house.

a. gatheredHotwordStyle=None;

b. unitedHotwordStyle=None;

c. joinedHotwordStyle=None;

d. involved

( d

50. He ...................... $5000 in stocks and shares.

a. insertedHotwordStyle=None;

b. installedHotwordStyle=None;

c. investedHotwordStyle=None;

d. inducted

( c HotwordStyle=None;

Test 67

Pronunciation

1. Which word is stressed on the second syllable?

a. villageHotwordStyle=None; b. cowshedHotwordStyle=None; c. occasionHotwordStyle=None; d. milkmaid

--> c

2. Which word is stressed on the third syllable?

a. regulationHotwordStyle=None; b. difficultHotwordStyle=None; c. newcomerHotwordStyle=None; d. especially

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

3. Which word is stressed on the third syllable?

a. performanceHotwordStyle=None; b. intelligentHotwordStyle=None; c. amusementHotwordStyle=None; d. represent

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word is stressed on the third syllable?

a. discoverHotwordStyle=None; b. irregularHotwordStyle=None; c. underlineHotwordStyle=None; d. magazine

--> dHotwordStyle=None;

5. Which word is stressed on the third syllable?

a. exampleHotwordStyle=None; b. liberationHotwordStyle=None; c. paradeHotwordStyle=None; d. simplicity

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Let Nancy and her to make all the plans for the party, and you and I will provide the refreshments and entertainment.

a. her

b. to make

c. will provide

d. the refreshments

( b 7. There is not enough room in zoos to house all the others subspecies that need preserving.

a. enough room

b. to house

c. others

d. preserving

( c

8. It is the dream of every mountaineers to climb the world's highest peak.

a. It

b. the

c. mountaineers

d. highest

( c 9. Wooden grows more slowly in summer and is darker.

a. Wooden

b. grows

c. slowly

d. darker

( a

10. Porpoises swim in circles when they will sleep.

a. Porpoises

b. swim

c. they

d. will sleep

( d

11. Visitors were not permitted entering the park after dark because of the lack of security and lighting.

a. Visitors

b. entering

c. because of

d. of

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. I ...................... to write this petition on behalf of the youth of our community.

a. am askingHotwordStyle=None;

b. have been askedHotwordStyle=None;

c. will have been askedHotwordStyle=None;

d. ask

( bHotwordStyle=None;

13. Either excessive social obligations or just plain laziness ...................... him from his work.

a. has keptHotwordStyle=None;

b. has been keptHotwordStyle=None;

c. have keptHotwordStyle=None;

d. have been kept

( aHotwordStyle=None;

14. There's smoke and I smell something burning. There ...................... be a fire nearby.

a. haveHotwordStyle=None;

b. mustHotwordStyle=None;

c. ought toHotwordStyle=None;

d. might

( b

15HotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None; 15. Miss Lee looked ...................... she were gravely ill.

a. so thatHotwordStyle=None;

b. so asHotwordStyle=None;

c. as ifHotwordStyle=None;

d. so

( c

16. When will the work be ..........................?

a. completely

b. complete

c. completed

d. completeness

( b

17. Sometimes advertising signs ............ down during a storm and people are injured by them.

a. blowHotwordStyle=None;

b. are blownHotwordStyle=None;

c. blewHotwordStyle=None;

d. were blown

( bHotwordStyle=None;

18. "Did Judy finally go home?" " No. She .............. going to leave last month, but she lost her ticket".

a. must beHotwordStyle=None;

b. wasHotwordStyle=None;

c. hasn't beenHotwordStyle=None;

d. isn't

( bHotwordStyle=None;

19. My ............... plays golf.

a. mother who is over sixty stillHotwordStyle=None;

b. mother, who is over sixty stillHotwordStyle=None;

c. mother who is over sixty, stillHotwordStyle=None;

d. mother, who is over sixty, still

( dHotwordStyle=None;

20. A businessman ............. in his shorthand typist when he wants to dictate letters. He can use a dictating machine.

a. need not callHotwordStyle=None;

b. doesn't need callHotwordStyle=None;

c. need not to callHotwordStyle=None;

d. needs not call

( aHotwordStyle=None;

21. I'm tired, I ............ with you.

a. not ought to goHotwordStyle=None;

b. ought not to goHotwordStyle=None;

c. ought not goHotwordStyle=None;

d. ought to not go

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

22. More people are …………. with HIV this year than they were 5 years ago.

a. infected

b. given

c. penetrated

d. imported

( a

23. His house is nothing out of the ............ , it's just an average five-room house.

a. normalHotwordStyle=None;

b. usualHotwordStyle=None;

c. ordinaryHotwordStyle=None;

d. typical

( c

24. They ............... the advantages and disadvantages of moving and finally decided against it.

a. meditatedHotwordStyle=None;

b. consideredHotwordStyle=None;

c. thoughtHotwordStyle=None;

d. wondered

( b

25. Houses in big cities are expensive because land is in ................. supply.

a. briefHotwordStyle=None;

b. slightHotwordStyle=None;

c. littleHotwordStyle=None;

d. short

( d

26. Generally the advantages of exams .............. the disadvantages.

a. overbalanceHotwordStyle=None;

b. outweighHotwordStyle=None;

c. dismissHotwordStyle=None;

d. outplay

( b

27. He went to school which ........... good manners and self-discipline.

a. grewHotwordStyle=None;

b. cultivatedHotwordStyle=None;

c. plantedHotwordStyle=None;

d. blossomed

( b HotwordStyle=None;

28. "Do you like milk?" "Not really, I'm not ............ it."

a. use to drinkHotwordStyle=None;

b. use to drinkingHotwordStyle=None;

c. used to drinkHotwordStyle=None;

d. used to drinking

( d

29. Your explanation ................. reasonable.

a. is not soundHotwordStyle=None;

b. does not soundHotwordStyle=None;

c. is not soundedHotwordStyle=None;

d. is not sounding

( bHotwordStyle=None;

30. Somsak is twenty-eight years old, but Somsri, his sister, is only fourteen.

a. Somsak is older than his sister two times.HotwordStyle=None;

b. Somsak is twice as old as his sister.HotwordStyle=None;

c. Somsak’s sister is twice as young as Somsak.HotwordStyle=None;

d. Somsak is two times as older as his sister.

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

31. Suchart and Somsak were badly injured in the last match, so .............. can play today.

a. both of themHotwordStyle=None;

b. either one of themHotwordStyle=None;

c. neither of themHotwordStyle=None;

d. not any of them

( cHotwordStyle=None;

32. "Please tell me the answer." "Well, I would if only I .............. it."

a. can rememberHotwordStyle=None;

b. will rememberHotwordStyle=None;

c. could rememberHotwordStyle=None;

d. must remember

( c

33. Every afternoon I ............ for a walk in the garden.

a. will goHotwordStyle=None;

b. am goingHotwordStyle=None;

c. goHotwordStyle=None;

d. have gone

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

34. The club ............. last year.

a. was startedHotwordStyle=None;

b. had been startedHotwordStyle=None;

c. was being startedHotwordStyle=None;

d. has been started

( a

35. The Vietnamese people successfully carried …………. the August Revolution in 1945.

a. in

b. out

c. on

d. with

( b

36. Somchai was a really silly boy when we were in high-school. I still remember ...................... very stupid questions.

a. his askingHotwordStyle=None;

b. asking himHotwordStyle=None;

c. him to askHotwordStyle=None;

d. his being asked

( aHotwordStyle=None;

37. "Was the conference a success?" "Yes, ........... people attended it than usual."

a. moreHotwordStyle=None;

b. fewerHotwordStyle=None;

c. lessHotwordStyle=None;

d. many

( aHotwordStyle=None;

38. She did six hours' ...................... studying a day for her exam.

a. solidHotwordStyle=None;

b. heavyHotwordStyle=None;

c. strongHotwordStyle=None;

d. big

( aHotwordStyle=None;

39. He went to a seaside resort because he was ………………… on water-skiing.

a. keenHotwordStyle=None;

b. enthusiasticHotwordStyle=None;

c. interestedHotwordStyle=None;

d. affectionate

( a

40. The examiners often ...................... extremely difficult questions for the literature exam.

a. setHotwordStyle=None;

b. inventHotwordStyle=None;

c. writeHotwordStyle=None;

d. create

( a

41. ...................... that he only started learning it two years ago, his English is excellent.

a. WonderingHotwordStyle=None;

b. AccountingHotwordStyle=None;

c. ThinkingHotwordStyle=None;

d. Considering

( d

42. The ...................... exam in January prepared pupils for the real thing in June.

a. falseHotwordStyle=None;

b. unrealHotwordStyle=None;

c. untrueHotwordStyle=None;

d. mock

( d

43. The school's exam results ...................... the headmaster.

a. rejoicedHotwordStyle=None;

b. delightedHotwordStyle=None;

c. celebratedHotwordStyle=None;

d. enjoyed

( b HotwordStyle=None;

44. "Do you know that beautiful lady over there?" "Yes, that's Wanida. She's ...................... in her group.

a. more beautiful than any girlHotwordStyle=None;

b. more beautiful than any other girlHotwordStyle=None;

c. so beautiful as other girlHotwordStyle=None;

d. beautiful more than another girl

( b

45. They practically burn a hole in the earth’s atmosphere and we suffer from the strong radiation ………………… by the Sun’s HotwordStyle=None; rays.

a. emit

b. emitted

c. emitting

d. is emitted

( b

46. "Was he disappointed?" " Yes, he found the movie ......................"

a. boredHotwordStyle=None;

b. boringHotwordStyle=None;

c. boringlyHotwordStyle=None;

d. bore

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

47. " ...................... is it, by air, from Bangkok to Chiengmail?" "About 500 miles."

a. How longHotwordStyle=None;

b. How farHotwordStyle=None;

c. How muchHotwordStyle=None;

d. How many

( b

48. "............. did he pay for his transistor radio?" "Only three hundred baht."

a. How highHotwordStyle=None;

b. How manyHotwordStyle=None;

c. How muchHotwordStyle=None;

d. How often

( cHotwordStyle=None;

49. "Do you fix your own car?" "No, I always have a mechanic .......... it."

a. fixHotwordStyle=None;

b. fixedHotwordStyle=None;

c. fixingHotwordStyle=None;

d. fixes

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

50. "Why are you so tired?" "Mrs. Jackson had me ............ with her child all afternoon".

a. stayHotwordStyle=None;

b. to stayHotwordStyle=None;

c. stayedHotwordStyle=None;

d. staying

( a

Test 68

Pronunciation

1. Which word is stressed on the first syllable?

a. uniformHotwordStyle=None; b. regulationHotwordStyle=None; c. preferHotwordStyle=None; d. acquainted

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. Which word is stressed on the first syllable?

a. discussionHotwordStyle=None; b. mechanicHotwordStyle=None; c. districtHotwordStyle=None; d. potato

--> c

3. Which word is stressed on the first syllable?

a. liberationHotwordStyle=None; b. impressiveHotwordStyle=None; c. independenceHotwordStyle=None; d. monument

--> dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word is stressed on the first syllable?

a. poetHotwordStyle=None; b. magazineHotwordStyle=None; c. machineHotwordStyle=None; d. intelligent

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

5. Which word contains the vowel sound [I]

a. metHotwordStyle=None; b. betweenHotwordStyle=None; c. setHotwordStyle=None; d. get

--> bHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. If Mary would have been more careful in proofreading her dissertation, she would not have had to get it typed again.

a. would have been

b. more careful

c. proofreading

d. it

( a

7. Coconut oil produces a soap whom will lather in salt water as well as fresh.

a. produces

b. whom

c. salt water

d. fresh

( b

8. The Joneses have visited Hawaii and Alaska, and they assure me that they like Alaska the best.

a. have visited

b. assure

c. like

d. the best

( d

9. The refrigerator is very old to keep things at a proper temperature.

a. is

b. very

c. to keep

d. at

( b

10. He finally noticed that it was we, Diana and me, who always turned in the reports on time.

a. noticed

b. was

c. me

d. always turned

( c

11. When only a child my father takes me to the circus.

a. When

b. only

c. my father takes me

d. to

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. I arrived at the school ten minutes late. I wish I ……………….. the bus instead of riding my bicycle.

a. tookHotwordStyle=None;

b. had takenHotwordStyle=None;

c. would takeHotwordStyle=None;

d. have taken

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

13. In China an ancient medical treatment .............. as acupuncture is sometimes used during surgery.

a. to knowHotwordStyle=None;

b. knowingHotwordStyle=None;

c. knownHotwordStyle=None;

d. knows

( cHotwordStyle=None;

14. Acupuncture is ........... by .............. needles into various parts of the body.

a. made / insertHotwordStyle=None;

b. made / insertingHotwordStyle=None;

c. done / insertHotwordStyle=None;

d. done / inserting

( dHotwordStyle=None;

15. He's not very sensible as far as money ...................... are concerned.

a. thingsHotwordStyle=None;

b. pointsHotwordStyle=None;

c. aspectsHotwordStyle=None;

d. matters

( cHotwordStyle=None;

16. The firm went bankrupt and their shares became ......................

a. pricelessHotwordStyle=None;

b. unworthyHotwordStyle=None;

c. invaluableHotwordStyle=None;

d. worthless

( dHotwordStyle=None;

17. She ...................... $20 out of bank every Monday.

a. pullsHotwordStyle=None;

b. drawsHotwordStyle=None;

c. extractsHotwordStyle=None;

d. takes

( b

18. There is nothing to …………………….. in this place.

a. actHotwordStyle=None;

b. performHotwordStyle=None;

c. playHotwordStyle=None;

d. do

( d

19. The reinforcements were …………………………… to the front.

a. hurriedHotwordStyle=None;

b. chasedHotwordStyle=None;

c. huntedHotwordStyle=None;

d. rushed

( d

20. The headmaster ...................... the discipline problem in his school with growing concern.

a. sawHotwordStyle=None;

b. lookedHotwordStyle=None;

c. viewedHotwordStyle=None;

d. reflected

( c HotwordStyle=None;

21. "If you can't lend me the money. I think I'll ask Fred". "Don't bother. He has .............. than I do ".

a. fewerHotwordStyle=None;

b. littleHotwordStyle=None;

c. fewHotwordStyle=None;

d. less

( dHotwordStyle=None;

22. "What do you like for your birthday?" " .................... will do."

a. AnythingHotwordStyle=None;

b. NoneHotwordStyle=None;

c. SomethingHotwordStyle=None;

d. Somebody

( aHotwordStyle=None;

23. If there .............. no floods last year, the crop ............. better now.

a. were / would beHotwordStyle=None;

b. had / would have been

c. had been / would beHotwordStyle=None;

d. was / would have been

( c

24. It is imperative that this letter ........... immediately.

a. were sentHotwordStyle=None;

b. sentHotwordStyle=None;

c. be sentHotwordStyle=None;

d. send

( cHotwordStyle=None;

25. They looked very .............. when they came to see us last night.

a. cheerHotwordStyle=None;

b. cheerfulHotwordStyle=None;

c. cheerfullyHotwordStyle=None;

d. cheered

( bHotwordStyle=None;

26. Mr. Hill is ............. to need a doctor.

a. so illHotwordStyle=None;

b. as ill asHotwordStyle=None;

c. ill enoughHotwordStyle=None;

d. that ill

( cHotwordStyle=None;

27. The size of the audience, ............. we had expected, was well over twenty thousand.

a. asHotwordStyle=None;

b. whomHotwordStyle=None;

c. whatHotwordStyle=None;

d. who

( aHotwordStyle=None;

28. If you hurry, you will overtake him. He has only just left here and ............... far.

a. mustn't goHotwordStyle=None;

b. can't have goneHotwordStyle=None;

c. couldn't goHotwordStyle=None;

d. can't be going

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

29. "Think of yourself, if not of ......................" "Thanks, but I don't see any other way out".

a. othersHotwordStyle=None;

b. anotherHotwordStyle=None;

c. otherHotwordStyle=None;

d. oneself

( aHotwordStyle=None;

30. The girl you ..................... yesterday is waiting for you in the drawing room.

a. told meHotwordStyle=None;

b. told me aboutHotwordStyle=None;

c. told aboutHotwordStyle=None;

d. told me about her

( bHotwordStyle=None;

31. The ...................... thought of exams makes her feel ill.

a. soleHotwordStyle=None;

b. onlyHotwordStyle=None;

c. littleHotwordStyle=None;

d. mere

( dHotwordStyle=None;

32. The student's hard work was ...................... with success in his degree examinations.

a. rewardedHotwordStyle=None;

b. awardedHotwordStyle=None;

c. thankedHotwordStyle=None;

d. presented

( a

33. The new experimental system didn't ...................... expectations.

a. come up toHotwordStyle=None;

b. reachHotwordStyle=None;

c. rise toHotwordStyle=None;

d. touch

( a

34. The pass ...................... was fifty-five per cent of the candidates.

a. numberHotwordStyle=None;

b. amountHotwordStyle=None;

c. sumHotwordStyle=None;

d. rate

( d

35. The words "attic, skylight and porch " all have something to do with ......................

a. a theatreHotwordStyle=None;

b. paintingHotwordStyle=None;

c. a houseHotwordStyle=None;

d. sport

( c

36. If a person is conceited, he or she is .................................

a. carefulHotwordStyle=None;

b. shyHotwordStyle=None;

c. big-headedHotwordStyle=None;

d. crazy

( c HotwordStyle=None;

37. This video film is so interesting that I ……………. it twice.HotwordStyle=None;

a. watch

b. watched

c. have watched

d. have been watching

( c

38. The boy ...................... is here.

a. whose sick sisterHotwordStyle=None;

b. whose sister sickHotwordStyle=None;

c. who his sister is sickHotwordStyle=None;

d. whose sister is sick

( dHotwordStyle=None;

39. This is the first time I............. the experiment on plant breeding.

a. have doneHotwordStyle=None;

b. doHotwordStyle=None;

c. would doHotwordStyle=None;

d. did

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

40. "............ is it from your house to the museum?" "Ten kilometers"

a. How manyHotwordStyle=None;

b. How longHotwordStyle=None;

c. How muchHotwordStyle=None;

d. How far

( dHotwordStyle=None;

41. There may be as ............. as six guests to dinner.

a. muchHotwordStyle=None;

b. manyHotwordStyle=None;

c. many moreHotwordStyle=None;

d. very many

( b

42. "Pantipa has been awarded a scholarship to study in France." "Oh, really? ...................... !"

a. How lucky she isHotwordStyle=None;

b. What a lucky sheHotwordStyle=None;

c. What lucky she beHotwordStyle=None;

d. Lucky as she is

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

43. My young brother grew very quickly and soon he was ........... my mother.

a. more big thanHotwordStyle=None;

b. so big thanHotwordStyle=None;

c. as big asHotwordStyle=None;

d. too big than

( c

44. Everyone in the town realized what ........ man he was.

a. greatHotwordStyle=None;

b. greatestHotwordStyle=None;

c. a greatHotwordStyle=None;

d. the great

( c

45. One who is in charge of a railroad train, bus or streetcar is the:

a. managerHotwordStyle=None;

b. workerHotwordStyle=None;

c. driverHotwordStyle=None;

d. conductor

( d

46. Hardly ............. believes that.

a. somebodyHotwordStyle=None;

b. anybodyHotwordStyle=None;

c. everybodyHotwordStyle=None;

d. all

( bHotwordStyle=None;

47. ………………. last novel was unfinished when he died.

a. Dickens

b. Dickens’s

c. Dickens’

d. The Dickens

( b

48. Which of these is not right?

a. a bunch of bananasHotwordStyle=None;

b. a box of matchesHotwordStyle=None;

c. a loaf of meatHotwordStyle=None;

d. a dozen eggs

( c

49. A trunk is a part of:

a. a knifeHotwordStyle=None;

b. a treeHotwordStyle=None;

c. a flowerHotwordStyle=None;

d. a telephone

( bHotwordStyle=None;

50. Which of the following would help you see distant objects more clearly?

a. spectaclesHotwordStyle=None;

b. a telegraphHotwordStyle=None;

c. a microscopeHotwordStyle=None;

d. binoculars

( d

Test 69

Pronunciation

1. Which word contains the vowel sound [eE]?

a. whereHotwordStyle=None; b. friendHotwordStyle=None; c. eyeHotwordStyle=None; d. eight

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

2. Which word is stressed on the first syllable?

a. modestHotwordStyle=None; b. ambitiousHotwordStyle=None; c. careerHotwordStyle=None; d. botanical

--> a

3. Which word contains the sound [eI]

a. manHotwordStyle=None; b. sayHotwordStyle=None; c. barHotwordStyle=None; d. cat

--> bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word is stressed on the first syllable?

a. medicineHotwordStyle=None; b. conditionHotwordStyle=None; c. productionHotwordStyle=None; d. collective

--> a HotwordStyle=None;

5. Which word contains the sound [aI]

a. findHotwordStyle=None; b. thinkHotwordStyle=None; c. drinkHotwordStyle=None; d. sing

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. I found the conversation as most interesting and I was glad to practice my English.

a. found

b. as most interesting

c. and

d. to practice

( b

7. Alan kept to try although he didn't have much chance of success.

a. kept

b. to try

c. didn't have

d. much

( b

8. When I moved into my new flat, I saw many furniture in it.

a. moved

b. into

c. many

d. in it

( c

9. From 1785 to 1790, the capital of the U.S will be located in New York city.

a. From 1785 to 1790

b. of

c. will be

d. in

( c

10. He didn’t explain why he had behaved in so a strange way that day.

a. didn’t explain

b. had behaved

c. so

d. a strange way

( c

11. He is never boring when he learns English.

a. is

b. boring

c. when

d. learns

( b

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. What is the opposite of “rude”?

a. certainHotwordStyle=None;

b. impoliteHotwordStyle=None;

c. cleanHotwordStyle=None;

d. courteous

( d

13. Where would you find “a sole”?

a. on a shoeHotwordStyle=None;

b. on a skirtHotwordStyle=None;

c. on a shirtHotwordStyle=None;

d. on a jacket

( a

14. To be "broke" is:

a. to be illHotwordStyle=None;

b. to be sadHotwordStyle=None;

c. to be without moneyHotwordStyle=None;

d. to be without friends

( c HotwordStyle=None;

15. It is ..................... that I'd like to go on a picnic.

a. a lovely day such

HotwordStyle=None;b. such a lovely dayHotwordStyle=None;

c. so lovely day

HotwordStyle=None; d. too lovely a day

( bHotwordStyle=None;

16. He will not be .............. to vote in this year's election.

a. old enoughHotwordStyle=None;

b. as old enoughHotwordStyle=None;

c. enough oldHotwordStyle=None;

d. enough old as

( aHotwordStyle=None;

17. I would have met you at the bus terminal if I ............ that you ..............

a. knew / were arrivingHotwordStyle=None;

b. had known / were arrivingHotwordStyle=None;

c. knew / had arrivedHotwordStyle=None;

d. would know / had arrived

( bHotwordStyle=None;

18. My friend and I went to Susan's flat, and she introduced ............. to her mother.

a. herHotwordStyle=None;

b. usHotwordStyle=None;

c. weHotwordStyle=None;

d. she

( bHotwordStyle=None;

19. Sometimes people injure ...................... when they handle sharp tools carelessly.

a. himselfHotwordStyle=None;

b. themselvesHotwordStyle=None;

c. ourselvesHotwordStyle=None;

d. yourselves

( bHotwordStyle=None;

20. It is not very easy to study a foreign language all by ......................

a. oneselfHotwordStyle=None;

b. itselfHotwordStyle=None;

c. himselfHotwordStyle=None;

d. herself

( a

21. "......................" "Five dollars."

a. How much this book costs?

b. What is this book costs?HotwordStyle=None;

c. How much does this book cost?HotwordStyle=None;

d. What this book costs?

( cHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

22. Ask the watchman ......................

a. whose is this car.HotwordStyle=None;

b. this is whose car.HotwordStyle=None;

c. whose car that is.HotwordStyle=None;

d. whose car is that.

( cHotwordStyle=None;

23. Bread is usually ...................... wheat.

a. made ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. made withHotwordStyle=None;

c. made byHotwordStyle=None;

d. made from

( d

24. "Would you like some entertainment?" "I wouldn't mind having ......................"

a. littleHotwordStyle=None;

b. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. a littleHotwordStyle=None;

d. few

( cHotwordStyle=None;

25. Which of these words means "hard-working"?

a. flightyHotwordStyle=None;

b. industrialHotwordStyle=None;

c. jobHotwordStyle=None;

d. industrious

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

26. Which of the following is an example of “crockery”?

a. a knifeHotwordStyle=None;

b. a carHotwordStyle=None;

c. a cupHotwordStyle=None;

d. a banana

( c

27. The back end of a ship is called ............................

a. the mastHotwordStyle=None;

b. the poopHotwordStyle=None;

c. the sternHotwordStyle=None;

d. the deck

( c

28. A sleeping place on a boat or train is called ……………..

a. a boxHotwordStyle=None;

b. a bedHotwordStyle=None;

c. a berthHotwordStyle=None;

d. a sleeper

( c

29. A child who hits smaller or weaker children is called ......................

a. an enemyHotwordStyle=None;

b. a rascalHotwordStyle=None;

c. a tyrantHotwordStyle=None;

d. a bully

( d

30. To cook gently in water without boiling is ......................

a. to fryHotwordStyle=None;

b. to simmerHotwordStyle=None;

c. to scrambleHotwordStyle=None;

d. to bubble

( b HotwordStyle=None;

31. Go and get me some chalk, ......................?

a. shall youHotwordStyle=None;

b. shan't youHotwordStyle=None;

c. will youHotwordStyle=None;

d. don't you

( cHotwordStyle=None;

32. He ...................... this vacation very much.

a. have enjoyingHotwordStyle=None;

b. having enjoyedHotwordStyle=None;

c. had enjoyedHotwordStyle=None;

d. is enjoying

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

33. Listen! The telephone ......................

a. ringHotwordStyle=None;

b. ringsHotwordStyle=None;

c. is ringingHotwordStyle=None;

d. ring

( c

34. A man whom people cannot trust will have ...................... friends.

a. littleHotwordStyle=None;

b. fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

d. a lot

( bHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

35. I drink ...................... coffee than you.

a. littleHotwordStyle=None;

b. fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. lessHotwordStyle=None;

d. fewer

( c

36. John enjoyed the food most, but for ...................... it was the friendliness of the people that was the most wonderful thing.

a. mineHotwordStyle=None;

b. IHotwordStyle=None;

c. myHotwordStyle=None;

d. me

( dHotwordStyle=None;

37. If he had not given me advice, I ........... again.

a. would failHotwordStyle=None;

b. would be failedHotwordStyle=None;

c. wouldn't failHotwordStyle=None;

d. would have failed

( dHotwordStyle=None;

38. The man seemed ...................... about something.

a. nervous and anxiousHotwordStyle=None;

b. nervous and anxiouslyHotwordStyle=None;

c. being nervous and anxiousHotwordStyle=None;

d. nervous and being anxious

( aHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

39. It ............. a year ago.

a. has happenedHotwordStyle=None;

b. happensHotwordStyle=None;

c. happenedHotwordStyle=None;

d. was happened

( c

40. The problem is easy enough, but ...................... students could answer it.

a. a lot ofHotwordStyle=None;

b. fewHotwordStyle=None;

c. a fewHotwordStyle=None;

d. a great number of

( b

41. A person who is able to perform card tricks is called ......................

a. a witchHotwordStyle=None;

b. a gambleHotwordStyle=None;

c. a trollHotwordStyle=None;

d. a conjurer

( dHotwordStyle=None; HotwordStyle=None;

42. A space next to a road where cars, lorries etc can park out of the way of the traffic is called ......................

a. a bypassHotwordStyle=None;

b. a lay-byHotwordStyle=None;

c. a parking lotHotwordStyle=None;

d. a junction

( b

43. A chemical substance which you put on cuts, etc to prevent them from developing disease is called ......................

a. antisepticHotwordStyle=None;

b. antitoxinHotwordStyle=None;

c. antidoteHotwordStyle=None;

d. disinfectant

( a

44. A trick played upon a person in order to make others laugh is called .........

a. a giggleHotwordStyle=None;

b. a practical jokeHotwordStyle=None;

c. an April foolHotwordStyle=None;

d. a jest

( b

45. “Biennial” means:

a. twice a yearHotwordStyle=None;

b. every two years

c. every yearHotwordStyle=None;

d. every leap year

( a

46. “To relish” means:

a. to enjoyHotwordStyle=None;

b. to live again

c. to releaseHotwordStyle=None;

d. to put a new cover on a bookHotwordStyle=None;

( a HotwordStyle=None;

47. Their situations are now ................. The employee has become the employer.

a. grounded

b. reversed

c. thrust

d. mounted

( b

48. I’ve enjoyed myself very much. But it’s very late. ...................

a. Goodbye for now

b. Have a good day

c. Take care

d. Great, thanks

( a

49. Some children have to suffer from lifetime .................... .

a. laser treatment

b. delicate bones

c. nerves

d. abnormalities

( d

50. Please ............... your cigarette. I’m allergic to smoke.

a. put out

b. put down

c. put up

d. put aside

( a

Test 70

Pronunciation

1. Which word contains the vowel sound [IE] as in here.

a. teaHotwordStyle=None; b. tearHotwordStyle=None; c. seatHotwordStyle=None; d. lead

--> b

2. Which word contains the vowel sound [F]

a. poorHotwordStyle=None; b. goodHotwordStyle=None; c. floorHotwordStyle=None; d. for

--> b

3. Which word contains the vowel sound [EF]

a. noticeHotwordStyle=None; b. pronounHotwordStyle=None; c. howHotwordStyle=None; d. lose

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

4. Which word contains the vowel sound [J:]

a. moreHotwordStyle=None; b. goodHotwordStyle=None; c. sonHotwordStyle=None; d. bowel

--> aHotwordStyle=None;

5. Which word contains the vowel sound [B] as in “cat”.

a. famousHotwordStyle=None; b. greatHotwordStyle=None; c. mapHotwordStyle=None; d. playwright

--> cHotwordStyle=None;

Find the mistakes

6. Could you tell me what time does it opens?

a. Could you tell

b. what time

c. does

d. opens

( c

7. She had to do her homeworks again because she had made so many mistakes.

a. had to do

b. homeworks

c. had made

d. so many

( b

8. My sister will look for another job if her salary is increased.

a. will look for

b. another

c. if

d. increased

( c

9. He never wrote a letter by hand since she bought a word processor.

a. wrote

b. by hand

c. since

d. bought

( a

10. It has been a long winter, but at last it was nearly over.

a. has been

b. at last

c. was

d. over

( a

11. Tom has studied tourism since three years.

a. has studied

b. tourism

c. since

d. three years

( c

Grammar and Vocabulary

12. The child can't sleep. The fowls are making a great deal of noise.

a. cows

b. sheep

c. birds

d. visitors

( c

13. After waiting two or three days, we finally ....................... to speak to someone who could help us.

a. could

b. succeeded

c. enable

d. managed

( d

14. Did the dog make no effort to communicate its apprehension to the man?

a. fear

b. pleasure

c. worry

d. intimacy

( a

15. He hasn't had a very .................. week. He seems to have done nothing at all.

a. productive

b. extensive

c. enthusiastic

d. economic

( a

16. Go over your essay carefully before you left the classroom.

a. Write

b. Correct

c. Develop

d. Look at

( d

17. Her father made her ........................... her old teacher before she left for America.

a. to visit

b. to have visited

c. visiting

d. visit

( d

18. Mary kept silent for a moment, and then went on.

a. walked

b. continued speaking

c. arrived school

d. climbed up

( b

19. He admits he’s not one of the important ……………….. of the organization.

a. groups

b. people

c. members

d. crowd

( c

20. Whose mittens are those?

a. gloves

b. socks

c. matches

d. trousers

( a

21. Many ……………… doctor live in this city.

a. celebrated

b. celebrating

c. celebration

d. celebrate

( a

22. The laser beam is invaluable in ear surgery.

a. useless

b. very useful

c. effective

d. conventional

( b

23. The news about the bank robbery spread through the whole town …………. wildfire.

a. as

b. like

c. as if

d. if only

( b

24. Lead and smoke are emitted in engine exhausts.

a. harmful

b. plentiful

c. tiny

d. given out

( d

25. “………………. was Mrs. Hoa in China last month?” “For three days”

a. How long

b. How far

c. How much

d. How many

( a

26. Some students are sanguine, others begin to worry.

a. happy

b. reasonable

c. optimistic

d. horrible

( c

27. “…….………. do they go to church?” “Every Sunday afternoon”.

a. How high

b. How many

c. How much

d. How often

( d

28. A Dane and a Dutch person speak to each other in English.

a. from Germany

b. from the Netherlands

c. traffic

d. of a large city

( b

29. Mary was crying and I didn't know what ...................... to make her sad.

a. Tom had done

b. had Tom done

c. did Tom do

d. Tom has done

( a

30. The swamps in this city ought to be drained.

a. land full of water

b. rice fields

c. polluted air

d. environment

( a

31. .......................... than he ran away.

a. No sooner had I seen him

b. Hardly had I seen him

c. I had hardly seen him

d. Scarcely have I seen him

( a

32. The sounds we hear are carried from the eardrum to the nerves of the ear by a delicate set of small bones.

a. strong

b. large

c. easily injured

d. very sensitive

( c

33. She's ........................ honorable woman; she never tells a lie.

a. a

b. an

c. the

d. no word is needed

( b

34. .......................... him almost two hours to drive from the city centre to the beach.

a. They spent

b. He spent

c. It took

d. He took

( c

35. Hardly ............................................... Nick when he started smiling.

a. he had been

b. did he see

c. has he seen

d. had he seen

( d

36. Much of the sand for beaches ............... from cliffs which break up as they are pounded by the waves.

a. collects

b. forms

c. falls

d. comes

( d

37. Neither the secretary of state nor her undersecretary ............................. at the council table.

a. were in their seat

b. were in her seats

c. was in her seat

d. was in their seats

( c

38. In some places rivers are being dammed and ................... are built to retain water.

a. reservoirs

b. canals

c. wells

d. locks

( a

39. They got their father ……………… the ball for them.

a. to mend

b. mended

c. mending

d. mends

( a

40. He is so .................. He just can't decide.

a. decisive

b. indecisive

c. indecisional

d. indecision

( b

41. There is no point in considering such a ridiculous proposal ………………

a. serious

b. seriously

c. seriousness

d. serious-minded

( b

42. Are you fed ............... with this job yet?

a. in

b. on

c. up

d. upon

( c

43. Please drop ………………. for a cup of coffee whenever you are passing.

a. down

b. in

c. off

d. on

( b

44. You should use it as a study room. It’s ………………… quiet.

a. comparative

b. compare

c. comparatively

d. comparison

( c

45. The ……………….. I read about history, the ……….. it makes me realize how relevant history is for us today.

a. more / better

b. better / better

c. more / more

d. better / more

( c

46. A conjuror raised a woman above his head. After ................... there for a moment, supported by his hands, she disappeared.

a. flying

b. laying

c. being laid

d. being lain

( c

47. Some people choose violent films, some others prefer ………………… ones.

a. sentiment

b. sentimental

c. sentimentally

d. sentimentalize

( b

48. That is a job which appeals .................. who love animals and travel.

a. all those

b. anyone

c. to all those

d. to anyone

-->c

49. Shakespeare, ...................................................... is the world's greatest dramatist, was born in a little cottage.

a. that

b. who

c. which

d. a & b are correct

( b

50. The weather never seems as bad abroad as it does at home,…………….?

a. doesn’t it

b. is it

c. isn’t it

d. does it

( d

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