Sep 26, 2017

English Grammar Test 78 (Level 3-A)

19 cards
, 50 answers
  • Fill in the blanks with the most suitable answer.
    1. No sooner Mr Smith (leave) the office (than, then, that) the telephone rang. There wasn’t (somebody, anybody, nobody) there to answer the call.

      • In 1959 Don Jose, (a, the, —) wealthy Cuban landowner, emigrated to Mexico, where the agricultural reform (begin) a few months earlier.

        • Don Jose (make) his fortune in growing sugar cane, and he brought his experience to his new home in the United States where he moved again in 1965.

          • The population (grow) from 35 million in 1950 (to, at, by) 42 million today.
            John (play) football for ten years already. He (play) for the national team in 20 matches.

            • Do you like these oranges? They are (delicious) oranges I ever (eat).

              • We (own) the car for 6 months before we discovered it (steal).

                • Crime (rise) to such an extend that it (become) (a, the, —) serious political issue.

                  • A: (how, what) is your cat called?
                    B: Tom. It’s the most beautiful pet I ever (have).

                    • When the new road (build), I will be able to drive to work in under half an hour. Now I (can, have to, may) spend much more time.

                      • For centuries the most inquisitive minds (try) to discover (a, the, —) secrets of (a, the, —) nature.

                        • One (can, may, must) see a drop in morals because of (a, the, —) loss of hope that anything can (change) in life for the (good).

                          • (a, the, —) history of our land (know) glorious and tragic days in the past, but only recently the Belarusian people (give) a chance to learn some facts of their history and historical figures.

                            • (a, the, —) ancient scholars (accuse) of being commanded by the Devil for their incredible power of (knowledge, knowledges).

                              • As a rule (some, any) totalitarian regime (spoil) the minds and hearts of people (from, since, off) brave and freedom-loving to cautious and obedient and (many, much, few) people begin to feel helpless and hopeless.

                                • I expected about ten guests, but there were much (many, more, the most) people there. It appeared that all of (they, them, their) (invite) by my father.

                                  • (the, a, —) tendency to make new products available to and affordable for everybody is one obvious reason why average Americans usually (support) American business.

                                    • By 1850, the (America, Americans) already (establish) state-supported colleges and universities in many states.

                                      • The tourists arrived (at, to, in) the hotel and (show) (at, in, to) their rooms.

                                        • A: What time of the year do you think it is in this picture? Summer?
                                          B: No, it must be winter. If it (be) summer the people (not, sit) round that big fire.

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