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Test Your English Grammar Self-Study Guide

Сборник тестовых заданий по грамматике английского языка

Издание

Омск

ОмГУ

2003

УДК 802.0 ББК 81.2Англ-922

Рекомендовано к изданию ученым советом факультета иностранных языков ОмГУ

Test Your English Grammar. Self-Study Guide: Сборник тесто- вых заданий по грамматике английского языка / Сост. Т.В. Сенюшкина. – Омск: Омск. гос. ун-т, 2003. – 70 с.

Сборник грамматических тренировочных заданий составлен на основе аутентичных источников, включающих материал английских и американских учебников, подготовлен с учетом требований современной методики в облас- ти тестового контроля. Цель пособия помочь изучающим английский язык проверить знание грамматики, определить темы, которым следует уделить особое внимание и на практике отработать проблемное грамматическое явление. Для абитуриентов ОмГУ, выпускников средних учебных заведений, пре- подавателей, работающих на факультетах неязыковых специальностей.

УДК 802.0 ББК 81.2Англ-922

© Омский госуниверситет, 2003

СОДЕРЖАНИЕ

ОТ СОСТАВИТЕЛЯ PART 1. DIAGNOSTIC TEST PART 2. PRACTICE SECTION PART 3. PROGRESS TEST PART 4. ANSWER KEYS

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Предлагаемое пособие представляет собой сборник тестовых зада- ний по грамматике английского языка. Характер заданий, построенных по принципу множественного выбора, определяется структурой теста всту- пительных экзаменов, принятой в Омском государственном университете, так как пособие предназначено прежде всего для самостоятельной подго- товки абитуриентов к вступительным вузовским испытаниям. Помимо этого сборник может быть рекомендован школьникам, готовящимся к вы- пускным экзаменам в средних учебных заведениях, в которых принят тес- товый итоговый контроль знаний, преподавателям, работающим на фа- культетах неязыковых специальностей и использующим в своей работе эту форму контроля сформированности языковых навыков учащихся, а также широкому кругу лиц, изучающих английский язык. Тестовые задания, представленные в данном сборнике, включают в себя проверочные и тренировочные упражнения по основным разделам грамматики, изучение которых предусмотрено учебной программой по английскому языку в объёме средней школы в соответствии с содержани- ем образовательного стандарта. Таким образом, тестовые задания позво- ляют судить о требованиях, предъявляемых вузами к уровню языковой компетентности абитуриентов. Ниже приводится список грамматических явлений, подлежащих усвоению в рамках школьной программы.

Grammar Problems Covered

Grammar Problems Covered

Grammar Problems Covered

The Noun and The Article Morphological composition of the noun Syntactical characteristics of the noun The category of number of the noun The category of case of the noun Use of articles with common nouns Use of articles with proper nouns Use of articles in some set expressions

The Pronoun Personal pronouns: I, he, she, it, we, you, and they.

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Possessive pronouns: my, his, her, its, our, your, their, mine, his, hers, ours, yours, theirs. Reflexive pronouns: myself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourself (yourselves), and themselves. Reciprocal pronouns: each other, one another. Demonstrative pronouns: this (these), that (those), such, (the) same. Interrogative pronouns: who, whose, what, which. Indefinite pronouns: some, any, somebody, anybody, something, any- thing, someone, anyone, and one. Negative pronouns: no, none, neither, nobody, no one, nothing, hardly, scarcely, little.

The Adjective and the Adverb Morphological composition Syntactical characteristics Degrees of comparison

The Verb Tenses in the Active Voice:

Present Simple Past Simple Future Simple Present Continuous Past Continuous Future Continuous Present Perfect Past Perfect Future Perfect Present Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous The Sequence of Tenses Reported Speech Questions and auxiliary verbs

Conditionals:

If sentences (present/future) – type 1. If sentences (present) – type 2. If sentences (past) – type 3.

The Passive Voice:

The use of the Passive Voice The use of tenses in the Passive Voice

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The Non-Finite Forms of the Verb:

-ing Forms VS The Infinitive Verb + -ing (Example: Stop talking!) Verb + infinitive (Example: We decided to take a taxi.) Preposition + -ing (Example: I'm interested in doing it.) Verb + preposition + -ing (Example: They talked about going to France.) Expressions+ -ing (Example: How often do you go shopping?) Verb + object + infinitive (Examples: I asked Polly to help me. We ex- pected him to be late.) Verb+Object (Examples: Jane often plays the piano. She likes children very much.) Used to do VS to be (get) used to doing

Modal Verbs:

Can, could, be able to May, might, be allowed to Must, have to, be to, should, ought

Syntax Word Order and Embedded Questions Relative clauses Questions Tag-questions It vs. There

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Пособие состоит из четырёх разделов

Раздел 1 – Diagnostic Test

Выполнение и анализ результатов этого теста поможет выявить те аспекты грамматики, которые вызывают наибольшие трудности у учаще- гося. Цифры, приведённые в конце строки, соответствуют номерам во- просов по данной грамматической теме во втором разделе сборника.

Раздел 2 – Practice Section

Второй раздел представляет собой набор тренировочных тестовых заданий по грамматике английского языка. Целью этой части сборника является совершенствование навыков употребления основных граммати- ческих структур.

Раздел 3 – Progress Test

По выполнении тренировочных заданий учащийся может проверить свои знания, выполнив итоговый тест из третьего раздела пособия.

Раздел 4 – Answer Keys

В конце сборника даны ключи ко всем тестовым заданиям, что по- может проверить правильность ответов и обратить внимание на те разде- лы, которые вызывают особые затруднения. Все задания сборника были апробированы на вступительных испы- таниях в ОмГУ в течение последних пяти лет. Время выполнения заданий лимитировано и не должно превышать 0,6–0,7 минуты на 1 вопрос.

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Part 1 Diagnostic Test

Part 1

Part 1 Diagnostic Test
Part 1 Diagnostic Test

Diagnostic Test

Part 1 Diagnostic Test

Do the test and apply to the key-section. The numbers to the right cor- respond to the numbers of the questions in the practice section. The diagnos- tic test is to help you define your problem field.

Directions:

In each question, only one of the four answers is cor- rect. Choose the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet. The example shows you what to do.

(Questions 1-500)

Example: 1. This

 

a book.

A. is

B. are

C. am

D. be

Answer:

1. A

1. homeless are people who have nowhere to live.

 

a)

A

b) Those

c) —

d) The

 

1-25

2. Whose car is that in the drive?

 
 

I don’t know – not

 
 

a)

our

b) your

c) ours

d) its

 

26-50

3. Mary’s

of the four girls.

 
 

a)

tallest

b) taller

c)

the tallest

d) the taller

 

51-75

4. Oh, I’ll buy this carpet! How much

here?

 

a)

it is costing

b) is it costing

c)

does it cost

d) it costs

 

76-100

5. Sony Computer Science Laboratories in Japan What wonderful news!

a little robot dog.

 

a)

develop

b) has developed

c)

developed

d) have developed

 

101-122

6.

I

when the volcano erupted.

 
 

a)

slept

b) was sleeping

c)

had slept

d) used to sleep

 

123-130

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7.

I advised her to go on a diet as she

on weight.

16.

You

knock before you come into my room.

 
 

a)

had been putting

b) were being put

 

a)

may

b) can

c) ought

d) must

c)

put

d) were getting

 

351-375

 

131-145

17. Don’t you know

 

8.

By 3 o’clock I

the shopping.

a) what the latest news about the situation in India?

 
 

a)

am doing

b) will have done

 

b) what’s the latest news about the situation in India.

c)

will do

d) do

c) what the latest news about the situation in India is.

 

146-158

d) the latest news about the situation in India?

9.

He thinks I’ll feel better if he

to buy me an expensive gift.

 

376-400

 

a)

shall promise

b) shall promise

 

18. In this class, I was able to improve my results,

helped me feel better

c)

promises

d) is promise

about myself.

 
 

159-189

a)

what

b) whose

c) which

d) who

10.

The father was singing to his three-week-old daughter

she fell asleep.

401-425

 

a)

as

b) when

19. Whose

?

c)

while

d) at

a) does the car belong to

 
 

190-200

b) the car is

 

11.

In Shakespeare’s famous drama, Macbeth receives the Scottish throne by

 

c) the car isn’t

 

killing Duncan in battle and

by Duncan’s son.

 

d) car is this

 
 

a) is then defeated and kill

 

426-450

b) then defeats and kills

 

20. Miss Parker, do me a big favour,

?

c) is then defeat and killed

 

a)

shall we

b) will you

 

d) is then defeated and killed

c)

shall you

d) don’t you

 

201-231

451-475

12.

‘Hamlet’

by Shakespeare.

21. Look up in the newspaper if

a good film on tonight.

 

a) supposes to write

 

a)

it is

b) it’s

b) supposes to be written

c)

there is

d) its

c) is supposed to write

 

476-500

d) is supposed to be written

 
 

231-250

13. This picture reminds me of the Botticelli painting of Venus in Florence. Do

you remember

a) see

it?

b) seeing

c) to see

d) on seeing

251-303

14. The car-spotter was really disappointed at failing to notice a white Jaguar

a) to pass

b) to by-pass

c) to passing

15. When we were kids, my mum used

countryside.

a) take

b) taking

c) to take

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d) passing

304-325

us out on bikes all round the

d) to taking

326-350

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Part 2 Practice Section

Part 2

Part 2 Practice Section
Part 2 Practice Section

Practice Section

Part 2 Practice Section

Directions:

In each question, only one of the four answers is cor- rect. Choose the correct answer and mark it on your answer sheet. The example shows you what to do.

(Questions 1-500)

Example: 1. This

a

book.

 

A. is

B. are

C. am

D. be

Answer: 1. A

1. Titanic, a British steamer, sank in the North Atlantic in 1912.

А. —

B. The

C.

A

D. Titanic

2. There are environmental problems in

A. United Stated of America

7. I don’t usually have lunch but I always eat

good breakfast.

 

A.

the

B. an

C.

a

D. such

8.

thing that is happening on Green is the extinction of species.

 

A.

The saddest

B. A saddest

C.

Those saddest

D. What saddest

9. Environmentalists are making efforts to save

 

A.

the whale and the panda

B.

whale and panda

C.

the whale and a panda

D.

a whale and a panda

10.

always has its requirements.

 

A.

The love

B. A love

C.

Love

D. Love of theirs

11. “Perhaps it doesn’t understand,

” thought Alice.

B. US

A.

English language

B. the English

C. the America

C.

English

D. an English

D. the United States

12. Neil has committed a terrible crime. He is to be sent to

prison.

3.

I haven’t the least idea how many rooms there are in

Ritz and how

A.

a

B.

C. an

D. the

expensive they are.

 
 

A.

a

B. the

13.

– Where’s Mom?

 

C.

D. theirs

– It’s Sunday. She should be at

church.

 

A.

the

B. —

C. a

D. an

4.

The Titanic, a British steamer, sank in

A.

C.

some

B. a

D. the

North Atlantic last night.

14.

A.

Roosevelts have provided America with two presidents.

B. The

C. Any

D. Those

5. The smell of

fresh bread is so tempting.

15. She’s

 

university teacher.

 
 

A.

a

B. yours

A.

a

B. an

C. the

D. one

C.

these

D. —

 

16. unemployed are people who have no job.

6. The situation is

president needs to do something.

A.

The

B. —

C. These

D. Those

 

A. A

 

B. The

 

17. Yes, it’s

wonderful news. Congratulations!

C.

D. An

Yours

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A. a

B. an

C. the

D. —

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18. Oh! It was such

terrible weather.

30. I like this painting but I don’t think much of those

A. a

B. an

C. —

D. the

A.

rest

B. other

 

C.

ones

D. besides

 

19. Thank you for such

precious advice.

 

A. a

B. an

C. the

D. —

31. believes in ghosts is a bit crazy!

 
 

A.

Whatever

B. Everybody

 

20. Is

Times a daily newspaper?

 

C.

Everyone

D. Anyone who

A. —

B. that

C. the

D. a

 

32. It’s not pleasant to hear oneself described by

 

employees.

curious dream!

 

A.

his

B. their’s

21. Oh, I’ve had such

A.

B. the

22. What

A.

lovely dress!

a

B. —

C. an

C. an

 

D. a

D. the

C.

your

33. Please invite

A.

these

D. one’s

you like to the reception.

B. anyone

 
 

C.

ones

D. all

23. doctor must make sure that the patient understands what is wrong.

A.

The

B. A

C. What

D. —

34. I often like to spend time

 
   

A.

myself

B. by myself

 
 

C.

on myself

D. on me own

24. Charing Cross Road runs north from Trafalgar Square. —

A.

B. the

C. a

D. an

35. Do you need help?

 
 

No, thanks. I can do it

25. I have never climbed in

A.

B. that

Alps in winter.

D. this

C. the

A.

C.

on myself

by my own

B. on my own

D. with yours

 

26. Are there any volunteers?

who’s tall will do.

36. I hate that smelly dog of

Take it away at once!

A.

One

B. Anything

A.

your

B. yours

C. you

D. there’s

C.

Something

D. Anyone

 
 

37. Who are

people over there?

27. you say, I won’t believe you.

 

A.

that

B. these

C. those

D. —

A.

Whoever

B. Whichever

 

C.

Whatever

D. No matter

38. We’ve hardly got

cat food left.

 

A.

no

B. some

C. any

D. a

28. Did you enjoy

at the beach, Joy?

 

A.

you

B. yourself

39. Do you want me to give you a helping hand?

 

C.

your self

D. yours

Thank you I can do it

 
 

A.

on myself

B. by myself

 

29. One prefers to shop at Harrods,

?

C.

my self

D. without your hand

A.

doesn’t one

B. doesn’t it

 

C.

don’t you

D. does one

40. Could I have

drink?

 

A.

other

B. an other

 
 

C.

the another

D. another

 

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41. Will you lend me some money?

53. I’ve never owned

independent cat as this one!

No, I can’t. I don’t have

 

A.

a more than

B. such an

 

A.

some

B. any

C. none

D. One

C.

a so

D. as much an

42. Take your feet off the table

A. Your

B. His

legs aren’t very strong. D. Its

C. It’s

43. Paranoids talk to

a lot. Talking to oneself is the first sign of madness.

54. I can’t stand this weather. It’s getting

A. more and more

B. worse and worse

C. coldest and coldest

A.

each other

B. themselves

C. themselves

D. himself

D. further and further

44. I don’t want to go

too expensive.

 

55. Paula has been working

than before. Her speed is amazing!

A.

nowhere

B. somewhere

C. no way

D. anywhere

A.

quicklier

B. slowlier

 

C.

more slowly

D. more quickly

45. I’ll go and see the President

if I have to.

A.

on myself

B. oneself

C. himself

D. by himself

56. Brian has been working

since he was promoted.

 

A.

much harder

B. as harder

46. A dog’s intelligence is much greater than

of a cat.

C.

just as hardly

D. more hardly

A.

that

B. its

C. it

D. what

 

57. In some ways walking is

than travelling by bus or car.

47. The manageress spoke to me

 

A. more less harmful

A.

by herself

B. oneself

C. on her own

D. herself

B. much more healthier

48. Rachel has hardly

sympathy for her brother’s drinking problem.

C. less harmfully

D. much healthier

A.

some

B. any

C. no

D. many

 

58. He’s a far

intelligent person than my brother.

 

49. We never touched

of the money.

 

A.

lesser

B. more

A.

no

B. none

C. any

D. some

C.

fewer

D. much

50. Let’s go

nice for a drink.

59. You are working too slowly. You’d better work

!

A.

anywhere

B. where

C. there

D. somewhere

A.

a bit faster

B. a piece faster

 

C.

a bit more fast

D. an item more fast

51. I really think that apologising is

you can do.

A.

not as enough as

B. a little

60. “Oh, I beg your pardon!” cried Alice

than it was necessary.

C.

the least

D. as far as

A.

hasty

B. hastilier

 

C.

most hastily

D. more hastily

52. ‘How do you like your coffee?’

 

61. Because of the excellent faculty, King High students go far,

than

 

A.

More stronger the better

students in other high schools.

 

B.

The strong the good

A.

much far

B. more far

C.

More strong more good

C.

less further

D. much further

D.

The stronger the better

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62. Alice wasn’t

mistaken.

A. youngest

of the Liddle girls. There were three of them if I’m not

B. younger

C. the eldest

D. the elder

63. Andy’s the cleverest of them all, but Sue is

A.

less lazy

B. more lazy

C.

laziest

D. most hardworking

64. German is

than English.

A.

not as difficult

B. not as easy

C.

more easier

D. more difficult

65. She’s much taller

A. than

B. as

me.

C. then

D. That

66. A Ford is

than a Volvo.

A. much expensive

B. too much expensive

C. much more expensive

D. not so expensive

67. Living in the country is not

A. more expensive

B. so expensive

C. less expensive

D. such expensive

as living in the city.

68. I would sleep

if I weren’t worried about Tom.

A. peaceful

B. more peaceful

C. more peacefully

D. less peacefully

69. Can you eat a bit faster

A. then

B. as

that?

C. so

D. than

70. The train isn’t

A. no quick

B. no quicker

C. twice as quick

D. any quicker

than the bus.

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71. You look

than usual.

A. even more beautiful

B. twice as beautiful

C. not as beautiful

D. not so beautiful

72. I have only a few debts, but my sister has even

B. less

A. lesser

C. more

D. fewer

debts than I do.

73. She’s twice as

A. livelier

as her sister

B. lively

C. liveliest

D. more lively

74. Nurses handle babies gently, but new mothers handle them the

of all.

A.

gentliest

B. gentlier

C.

most gently

D. more gently

75. We’ve all got terrible voices, but I sing

of all.

A.

worse

B. bad

C. worst

D. more bad

76. How much money

him this time?

A. are you owing

B. are you owning

C. do you own

D. do you owe

77. Look at her! She

the soup to see if it needs more salt.

A.

tastes

B. taste

C.

has now been tasting

D. is tasting

78. The milk

sour. Have you been keeping it for a long time?

A. is smelling

B. isn’t smelling

C. smells

D. is being smelt

79. I tried a bit of the cake to see how it

A.

tasted

B. tastes

C.

was tasting

D. is tasting

80. This soup

of disinfectant.

A.

taste

B. tastes

C.

is tasting

D. have got a taste

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81. That bottle

petrol and we used it as an explosive.

 

A.

contains

B. is containing

C.

containned

D. was containing

82.

– What are you doing?

 

– I

to get this car started.

 
 

A.

am wanting

B. will want

C.

will be wanting

D. want

83.

‘I love this hair-do – my hair

so modern now.’

 

A.

looks

B. are looking

C.

are being looked

D. look

84.

Say it again, I

you.

 

A.

don’t listen to

B. am not listening

C.

am not hearing

D. don’t hear

85.

– Would you like a cup of coffee, Dr. Ho?

– Oh no, thanks. It

A. is smelling delicious, but I am not drinking coffee.

B. smells delicious, but I don’t drink coffee.

C. is smelling delicious, but I don’t drink coffee.

D. smells delicious, but I am not drinking coffee at all.

86. This estate has no permanent owner! Who

this time?

A.

belonged it

B. belongs it

C.

does it belong to

D. is belonging it to

87. Come and sit by Leo and me. We

ton’s affair. Join us if you are interested.

a boring gossip all about Clin-

90. Tom and Mr. Pitt

talking about.

a stormy conversation. I wonder what they are

 

A.

has been having

B. have had

C.

are having

D. have

91.

Who

champagne?

Me, when I can afford it.

 
 

A.

has drunk

B. drank

C. drinks

D. is drinking

92.

What

at?

A strange bird is flying over there.

 
 

A.

do you look

B. did you look

C.

are you looking

D. were you looking

93.

Hi, Mike. I’m in France now. Can you imagine what a great time I

?!

 

A.

have

B. enjoy

C. am having

D. have had

94.

the violin now?

 

Actually, that’s the radio you hear now.

 
 

A. Does your son play

 

B. Who plays

 

C. How long has your son been playing

 

D. Is your son playing

 

95.

Scientists believe the weather

now.

 

A.

is changing

B. changes

C.

was changed

D. changed

96.

You know the current situation: cinema audiences

in the United

States now.

A. decline

A.

have been having

B. have had

B. are declining

C.

have

D. are having

C. decrease

88. I think it is a pity you don’t take more exercise. You

fat.

D. is decreasing

A.

are getting

B. have to get

97. I can’t interrupt him just now. He

a phone call to Australia at the moment.

C.

get

D. had got

A.

is being made

B. makes

 

C.

is making

D. has made

89. Look at this sign. It

car here?

here ‘Leave your car here.’ Why not park our

A.

reads

B. is reading

C.

is writing

D. is advising

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98.

– The telephone is ringing, Ann. Can you get it?

– No, I

dinner. Maybe a little bit later…

A.

have

B. am having

C.

am being had

D. I had

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99. Paris is wonderful! I like the food here, and so I

like mad.

108.

“Wake up, Alice dear!” said her sister. “Why, what a long sleep

!”

A.

am eating

B. have eaten

A.

you had

B. you’ve had

C.

had eaten

D. am not eating

C.

you have

D. you got

100. Whitman is a historian. He

on a history of cross-cultural dating customs.

109.

Gloria last week?

A. currently works

A.

Have you seen

B. works now

B.

Did you see

C. is currently working

C.

How many times have you seen

 

D. currently write

D.

Were you seeing

101. I’ll never believe another thing that Craig tells me! Last week he told me

110.

How often

in love in your life?

 

that he would cut the grass, but he

it yet! It’s still there!

 

A.

have you been

B. were you

A.

didn’t do

B. hasn’t done

C.

are you

D. were you being

C.

hadn’t done

D. hardly did

 

111.

All the wars in history

us nothing yet.

102.

And here are the main points of the news again. The pound

against

A.

had taught

B. have taught

the dollar.

C.

taught

D. teaching

A.

have fallen

B. is fallen

C.

falls

D. has fallen

112.

When

that goldfish?

 

A. have you last fed

 

103. So far, we

no response to our inquiry.

 

B. were you last feeding

A.

received

B. have not received

C. did you last feed

C.

have received

D. were sent

D. do you last feed

104. much of Bob lately?

113.

In recent years, many movies – such as The Terminator and Blade Runner

A.

Did you see

B. Were you seeing

robots as slaves that eventually rise up against their human masters.

C.

Have you seen

D. Had you seen

A.

were portraying

B. had portrayed

 

C.

have portrayed

D. portray

105. He has been quite different since he

married.

A.

has been getting

B. gets

114.

I

with children before, so I know what to expect in my new job.

C.

got

D. has

A.

have worked

B. worked

 

C.

was worked

D. work

106. Do you know the news? You

the exam!

A.

passed

B. had passed

115.

Because the river

steadily since Sunday, the residents of the area

C.

have passed

D. pass

have been advised to prepare for flood conditions.

 
 

A.

rose

B. had risen

107. married?

– When

C.

is rising

D. has been rising

– In 1974.

A.

did they get

B. do they get

116.

Although robots may be viewed negatively in Western culture, in Japan

C.

have they got

D. had they got

the interest to stories about them

for the past several years.

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A. has been increasing

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B. increased

125. Mr. Sanders, what

between 6:00 PM and 9:00 PM last Friday?

C. is increasing

A.

you were doing

B. did you do

D. has been decreased

C.

were you doing

D. you did

117.

The current robot craze

in 1996.

 

A.

has started

B. started

C.

had started

D. used to start

118. Although popular computer use exploded throughout the world in the

1990s, academics

by computer since the early 1970s.

A. communicated

B. had been communicating

C. are communicating

D. used to communicate

119. Three years ago I got my law degree, and since then I

law firm where I am very happy.

in a small

A.

am working

B. was working

C.

have been working

D. worked

120. I want to break the news. Mary

a baby!

A.

had

B. had had

C.

has had

D. will have had

121. I can’t come to your party because I

my leg.

126. When I

this morning the sun was shining, the birds were singing.

A.

get up

B. was getting

C.

got up

D. was being got up

127. Mozart died while he

the Requiem.

A.

had been composing

B. had composed

C.

composed

D. was composing

128. While I

in this firm one summer, I met a terrific man, whom I

married the following year.

A.

used to work

B. worked

C.

was working

D. had been working

129. When the earthquake occurred at 3:49 AM, most people in the city

in their beds at home.

A.

slept

B. sleeped

C.

were sleeping

D. used to sleep

130. When you phoned I

in the garage.

A.

worked

B. work

C.

used to work

D. was working

A.

have been breaking

B. break

131. I was tired because I

all day.

C.

have broken

D. broke

A.

have been working

B. had been working

 

C.

worked

D. was working

122. I’ve known her since we

at school together.

A.

had been

B. was

132. The headmaster entered. The boys

for him for a quarter of an hour.

C.

are

D. were

A.

waited

B. had been waiting

 

C.

were waiting

D. was waiting

123. When I got home, I found that water

down the kitchen walls.

A.

run

B. ran

C.

was running

D. was being run

124. At that time we

in the caravan for about six months already.

A.

lived

B. had been living

C.

had left

D. were living

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133. At six, when I got to the car park, I realised that I

A. lost

B. has lost

C. had lost

D. was losing

134. Kate had dirt on her hands and knees as she

my keys.

some gardening.

A.

had been doing

B. hadn’t done

C.

has done

D. has been doing

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135. In the morning all the roads were blocked: it

all night.

143. In 1996 Honda Motor Corporation presented the world with P-2, a robot

A.

snowed

B. was snowing

different from any other that

until then.

C.

had been snowing

D. has been snowing

A.

appeared

B. has appeared

 

C.

had appeared

D. had disappeared

136. All the people we had invited

, and some that we had not invited.

A.

came

B. come

144.

By the time my father retired last year, he

dentistry for thirty years.

C.

have come

D. have been coming

A.

was practising

B. practiced

 

C.

has been practising

D. had been practising

137. Nobody came to the meeting as Angela

to tell people about it.

A.

forget

B. forgot

145.

When I found Mary, I could see that she

C.

had forgot

D. had forgotten

A.

has been crying

B. had to cried

 

C.

cry

D. had been crying

138. I told him that I

of the place before.

A.

have never heard

B. never heard

146.

‘Do you know when Mrs Greenleaf’s train

?’

he asked.

C.

didn’t hear

D. had never heard

A.

arrives

B. will be arriving

 

C.

will arrive

D. shall arrive

139. By that time, Sam’s photo

to the policemen.

A. had already show

147. Look up in the time-table when the last train

the station.

B. have already been shown

A.

is leaving

B. leaves

C. had already been shown

C.

will be leaving

D. leave

D. were already on show

140. The lesson

, when I arrived . So I excused myself and came in.

148. By analyzing historical and current data, meteorologists can predict the

number of hurricanes that

in the Caribbean in any given year.

A. already started

A.

will appear

B. are appearing

B. has already started

C.

will have appeared

D. would appear

C. had already started

D. never started

141. When we came to live in the US my father couldn’t work as a dentist right

149. So you’re visiting another country this year. You already have your tick-

ets, and you leave next Tuesday at 4 PM. A week from now you

sunshine.

in the

away because he

the state examination yet.

A.

will relax

B. will have relaxed

A. wasn’t passing

C.

will be relaxing

D. are relaxing

B. not passed

C. hadn’t been passing

D. hadn’t passed

150. My dear husband promised that he

he didn’t say which birthday.

me a car for my birthday, but

 

A.

would give

B. will give

142.

By the time the ancient Egyptian civilization began to flourish more than

C.

used to give

D. gave

5,000 years ago, the onion for many years.

the main food throughout the Middle East

151. One manufacturer, Smart Transport, Inc.,

a press conference every

A.

had already been

B. was already

other month.

 

C.

has already been

D. would have been

A.

holds

B. had held

 

C.

shall hold

D. is holding

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152.

Lucy

for a drink this evening. I invited her yesterday.

161. Will you stay here until

off ?

A.

comes

B. is coming

A. the plane will take

C.

will come

D. shall come

B. shall the plane take

153. By early in the 21 st century, one in four Japanese people

over sixty-five.

C. the plane takes

D. the plane have taken

A.

will be

B. shall be

C.

is

D. is required to be

162.

I won’t tell you my secret unless you

not to tell anyone.

 

A.

will promise

B. don’t promise

154.

I’ll think of you when

on the beach next week.

C.

promise

D. won’t promise

A. I’m being laid

B. I’m going to lie

163.

Whenever

a thunder-storm, the cat hides under the bed.

C. I’ll be lying

A.

there’ll be

B. there’s

D. I’m lying

C.

there was

D. there will be

155. The builders say they

A. will finish

B. are finishing

C. will have finished

D. will be finishing

156. He promised that he

the roof by Tuesday.

call my mother to wish her a happy birthday.

A.

will

B. would

C.

used to

D. would get used to

157. Before the construction of the English Channel, which connects France

and England, most people didn’t believe that travel by land between the two

countries

possible in the twentieth century.

A.

will be

B. would be

C.

used to be

D. is going to be

158. Next year the taxpayers

over twenty-two million dollars for a

transportation system that is already out-of-date.

A.

will spend

B. will be spending

C.

will have spent

D. will have been spending

159. She’ll pay us back when she

a job.

A.

gets

B. have

C.

will get

D. shall get

160. Don’t sweep the floor, before your parents

A. arrived

B. arrives

C. will arrive

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D. arrive

164. Your little robot dog will wag his tail if you

him on the floor.

A.

place

B. will place

C.

had placed

D. are placing

165. Your little robot dog will even bark if you

body.

sound files info his

A.

put

B. had put

C.

will put

D. are put

166. Unless they

that rich.

ticket prices, I’m not going to fly anymore. I’m not

A.

don’t lower

B. will not lowered

C.

will lower

D. lower

167. If I was free for six months, I

around the world.

A.

travelled

B. would travel

C.

travel

D. will travel

168. Your roommate is really noisy. If I

the problem.

with him, I’d talk to him about

A.

lived

B. will live

C.

live

D. would live

169. If I didn’t like flying that much, I

A.

C.

would

won’t be

a pilot.

B. became D. wouldn’t be

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170. He took me for his housemaid. How surprised he’ll be when he

178. It would be nice, dear, if you

me a bit with the housework.

out who I am!

 

A.

do help

B. help

A.

found

B. will find

C.

did helped

D. helped

C.

shall find

D. finds

 

179. If I had gone to university I

medicine then.

171. I’ll be surprised if he

an accident soon. He drives like crazy.

A.

won’t have

B.

doesn’t have

C.

will have

D.

has

172. for you, he’ll be very angry.

If he

A.

still waits

B.

will still wait

C.

will still be waiting

D.

is still waiting

173. If

you what you’re doing say you’re with me.

A. nobody’ll ask

B. anybody asks

C. nobody asks

D. anybody will ask

174. him I’m ashamed.

A. If I saw

B. Whenever I see

C. If I’ll see

D. Whenever I’ll meet

175. If Bob

your letter, I’m sure he’ll phone you today.

A. will receive

B. will have received

C. has received

D. receive

176. I would tell you if I

A.

know

B. had known

C.

knew

D. would know

177. If we

A. have

a map now we should be able to get out of here.

B. had had

C. had

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D. would have

A. would study

B. would have studied

C. wouldn’t study

D. would be studying

180. If I married you, we

unhappy.

A.

would have both been

B.

would both be

C.

could have been

D.

will be

181. if you’d looked where you were going.

You

A.

wouldn’t have crashed

B.

would have crashed

C.

wouldn’t crash

D.

crashed

182. It would have been nice if he

A.

thanked you

 

B.

should thank you

C.

had thanked you

D.

thanks you

183. a better dancer, I would dance solo in the Bolshoy Theatre.

If I

A.

were

B. am

C. would be

D. can be

184. If I won the lottery, I

you half the money.

A.

will give

B. gave

C. would give

D. give

185. I’m sure he wouldn’t mind if we

early.