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PROGRESS TEST 3 (Unit 3)

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(Time: 50 minutes)
1 Choose A, B, C or D to complete each sentence
1 Petes so ............! I wish hed think things
through a little more carefully.
A impulsive C compulsive
B repulsive D expulsive
2 Susans been walking around with a ............
look in her eye ever since she met Jeff it
must be love!
A dreamer C dreamed
B dreamy D dreamful
3 ! ............ family consists of parents and
their children.
A concentrated C solid
B single D nuclear
I hardly ever see my best friend any more
were slowly ............ apart.
A drifting C wandering
B hovering D roving
5 "eachers aren#t forbidden from giving private
lessons to students$ but it is ............ upon.
A scowled C grimaced
B frowned D glowered
! I know your name is %Jim. &hen I called you
%"im it was 'ust a ............ of the tongue.
A slide C skim
B skid D slip
" (randma says there wasnt a ............ of
truth in that story (randad told last night
about being a war hero.
A speck C dot
B crumb D grain
# )ne of the ............ influences on teenagers
today is the media.
A heaviest C strongest
B sturdiest D hardest
$ &est *am +nited ............ a good result
away from home at the weekend$ despite
playing the second half with only ten men.
A succeeded C achieved
B earned D won
10 !mong his colleagues$ he was known for
being irritable and ............ .
A ,uarrelsome C ,uarreling
B ,uarrelful D ,uarreler
11 *e even went so ............ as to say that if my
work didn#t improve$ I#d be fired.
A long C distant
B far D much
12 -or some people$ living alone is a conscious
lifestyle ............ .
A decision C choice
B alternative D substitute
13 !fter a six.year relationship$ /artha and
0illy have decided to ............ .
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A break the bank C tie the knot
B turn the page D make the grade
1 6ou are strongly ............ to buy your tickets
well in advance.
A suggested C advised
B recommended D proposed
15 &ith a ............ of satisfaction on his face$
7eith received his degree from the principal.
A shine C ray
B beam D glow
1! "he dog was a little subdued yesterday$ but
shes full of ............ this morning.
A sprouts C chips
B beans D berries
1" She may seem unapproachable when you
first meet her$ but the truth is she has
a8n9 ............ of gold.
A heart C attitude
B soul D feeling
1# *es such a ............! Just when everyone is
having a good time he starts moaning about
being tired.
A dry bone C soft touch
B wet blanket D drop kick
1$ *e ............ on a serious relationship at a
very young age naturally$ it ended in tears.
A got C climbed
B boarded D embarked
20 *e earns a lot of money$ but hes such a
reckless ............ that over the last three
years hes got into serious debt.
A spendthrift C waster
B idler D financier
! Ei"ht o#t o$ the ten sentences
contain an #nnecessar% &or' (rite
the #nnecessar% &or's in the
spaces pro)i'e' *$ a sentence
contains no errors, p#t a tic+ ()
ne,t to it
1 I decided to tell 0ill the truth
as soon as I got home. ::::::..
2 /y best friend is someone I
have known for ,uite some
long time. ::::::..
3 ;ealising he had forgotten
my name made me even the
angrier. ::::::..
She told me the dog it
had run away$ but I didn#t
believe her. ::::::..
5 !s a child$ I was never
allowed to leave the
dinner table until I was
completely finished. ::::::..
! /any of all the people
I know live alone. ::::::..
" "he woman who used to
live here she has gone to
live abroad. ::::::..
# <ew 6ork$ which also
known as "he 0ig !pple$
is one of !mericas oldest
cities. ::::::..
$ )ut of =>? candidates$
only the ten passed the
entrance exam. ::::::..
10 @avids apology which
was ,uite unnecessary$
as everybody knew it
wasn#t his fault. ::::::..
3 Un'erline the correct &or'
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1 "he fact that my friend and I bought the
same dress was s%ee& / sim'(e / )*si+ /
)*&e coincidence$ as we hadn#t gone
shopping together.
2 "here are num)e&e, / nume&i+ /
nume&-us / innume&*te options for diners
who love seafood.
3 "he plans for refurbishment have taken a
)*+. se*t / '*st '(*+e / )*+. +-&ne&/ '*st
'-siti-n now that the company is losing
money.
In order to be a good psychologist you have
to be able to '-.e / 'ee. / t*' / ti' into
peoples emotions.
5 It took me a while to get the %--. / %*n/ /
%*n, / %-(, of using a computer$ but now I
wouldnt be without one.
! Ive heard that stress can s%--t / 0i&e /
.i+. / t&i//e& off an asthma attack.
" "hanks for lending me your umbrella$ it
really came in use, / %*n,0u( / %*n,1 /
nee,1.
# "he town centre is full of shops selling a
2*&i*nt / ,i2e&te, / 2*&i-us / ,i2e&se range
of goods.
$ 7elly will be fine$ she comes from a very
ste*,1 / s-(i, / st*)(e / sett(e, family.
10 "he rescuers have been searching all night.
Im afraid theres only a faint s%imme& /
/(imme& / s%ine / /(int of hope that they will
be found alive.
- .ill in the "aps &ith O/E &or'
1 "he economic recession
brought .............................. the collapse of
the government.
2 /y friends stood .............................. me$
even though many people thought I was
guilty.
3 <icole stood .............................. from the
crowd in a bright red evening gown.
&e managed to bring
her .............................. before anyone
noticed shed passed out.
5 /artha is devoted .............................. her
grandchildren$ she cant do enough for
them.
! "he film was based .............................. a
short story by 2rnest *emingway.
" Its not so much a lie .............................. an
exaggeration when he says he used to be a
spy.
# .............................. the surface$ he appeared
to be a very ordinary man$ when in fact he
was ,uite an adventurer.
$ !lthough she has been dead for almost forty
years$ the legend of /arilyn /onroe
lives .............................. .
10 "he government have 'ust
brought .............................. a new law
whereby car owners have to pay to drive in
the city centre.
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