[Phrasal Verbs- Tenses- Singular/Plural- Comparisons
Choose the Letter Corresponding to the Correct Answer and Blacken it on your ANSWER SHEET .
1 ...... 10 (cf Phrasal Verbs test)
11.The football match had to be .. . because of rain .
a.put of b- call off c- turned off d- called off
12.Some people are so nervous that they at the sight of blood .
a.pass out b- pass on c- pass away d- blacken out
13.World War II . . In 1939 .
a.came to b- brought about c- broke in d- broke out
14.She when she heard the sad news .
a.broke down b- broke off c- broke out d- broke up
15.Our headmaster doesnt . .. with bad behaviour .
a.put up b- catch up c- keep up d- get over
16.Jihane . her parents .. when she refused to help them financially .
a.let/down b- let/off c- turned/out d- cut/down
17.The new manager .. .. the company last week .
a.took up b- took over c- took after d- took in
18.He told Dalia he was a bachelor but he . . to be married with six children .
a.turn out b- turned up c- turned in d- turned out
19.Karen didnt . the fight but she promised to end it .
a.brought/on b- bring/out c- bring/up d- bring/about
20- Sigrid is going to . .. her friend to ask her a few questions .
a.call at b- to call on c- call out d- call on
21.Marcel was walking in Disney Land when, suddenly, he . . his English teacher .
a.run into b- come across c- came upon d- came across
22."If I cheat in the examination , do you think I might .. with it ?"
" Never !"
a.get out b- get off c- run away d- get away
23.A runner cant . . with a cyclist ; he cant stay at the same level with him !
a.keep up b- catch up c- put up d- keep on
24.Small boys often look little girls and refuse to play with them .
a.down on b- up to c- out on d- forward to
25.Jean-Michel , youll have to work very hard today to . for the time you wasted yesterday .
a.make up b- make out c- make up for d- make off
26.Lara started last in the race , but she soon with the others .
a.keep up b- catch up c- put up d- caught up
27.When Joanna got married , she left her fathers company and . . her own one .
a.set off b- set to c- setted up d- set up
28.Last summer Nada her husband .. spending the summer in France and England . They enjoyed themselves a lot there .
a.taked/into b- talk/into c- talked/about d- talked/into
29.Grandmother last month ; her death was very painful to me .
a.passed out b- past away c- past out d- passed away
30.I wish I could believe your story , but Im sure youve . it . .
a.made/up b- made/out c- make/up d- had made/up
31.Riad is a senior at university this year ; hes looking forward .. in June .
a.to graduating b- graduate c- to graduate d- graduating
32.The diplomat in England last week is the Lebanese ambassador .
a.I saw b- I saw him c- I have seen d- I had seen
33.Scientists report that many cities .. by pollution .
a.are destroying c- had been destroyed
b- are being destroyed d- have been destroy
34.For the past ten years or so , overpopulation .. a serious problem in the developing countries .
a.will have been considered c- had been considered
b.has been considered d- was considering
35.Some students .. all this week for the examination , while others yet .
a.studied/didnt begin c- have studied/have not began
b.studied/do not begin d- have been studying/havent begun
36.When I . from England next week , I several museums in London .
a.return/see c- will return/will have seen
b.return/will have seen d- have returned/will see
37.I regret having lied to you ; I wish I you the truth .
a.tell b- have told c- had told d- could have told
38.It rained all night , . obliged Elie to cancel the picnic .
a.that b- wich c- which d- it
39.Tim had a car accident yesterday ; If he . on time he would . the accident .
a.breaked/have avoided c- had breaked/have avoided
b.had braked/have avoided d- braked/avoid
40- By the time the rescuers .. the place where the plane crashed , many passengers .
a.reach/will have died c- will have reached/will have died
b.will reach/will die d- reach/will die
41- None of the boys in this room . ever satisfied , ?
a.are/arent they c- is/isnt it
b.is/are they d- is/arent they
42- Diane feels she will never get used to . looked after by her brother .
a.be b- beeing c- have been d- being
43- Id rather you .. so early ; go back to bed !
a.dont rise b- didnt rose c- hadnt raised d- wouldnt rise
44.It is necessary that Spiridon on time ; he shouldnt be late .
a.comes b- will come c- would come d- come
45.It is so cold today ; if the weather .. warmer we .. swimming .
a.was/would have gone c- were/could go
b.had been/would have gone d- had been/would have been
46.Suddenly , Nabil came and .. by her side .
a.lied b- laid c- lay d- has lain
47.Aileen washed the clothes , . them then ironed them .
a.hanged b- has hanged c- hung d- has hung
48.The man . yesterday is my dear husband .
a.to who I talked b- whom I talked c- which I talked to
d- whom I talked to
49.Of the two children , the younger is , without any doubt ,
a- the most lovely b- the loveliest c- the lovelier d- the more lovly
50.The food in this restaurant is twice the food in other restaurants .
a.more healthy than b- as healthy as c- healthier than
d- as healthier as
51- By the time Carine and Joyce arrived . the party , the guests .. their dinner .
a.in/finished b- at/had finished c- to/finished d- at/finished
52.Its the second time I .. such a beautiful carpet !
a- show b- have been showed c- am being shown
d- have been shone
53.Abir suggested that Caline more time to finish her quiz .
a.gives b- is given c- would be given d- be given
54.Im so sorry I gave you a bad mark . I wish I . you a 12 , then you would . !
a.gave/have succeeded c- had given/have succeed
b.gave/succeed d- had given/have succeeded
55.When the police , the house robbed .
a.arrive/will have been c- will arrive/will have been
b.arrives/will have been d- arrive/is being
56.Dont bother , I wont listen to your .. . .. will do me no good .
a.advice/It b- advise/it c- advices/They d- advises/They
57.Karimd better not hand in his assignment after 8 oclock tomorrow , .. he ?
a.would b- had c- wouldnt d- hadnt
58.Never .. such a bad presentation ! You deserve a minus .
a.I have seen b- did I see c- have I seen d- did I saw
59.Toms friends are so . because he never feels responsible his acts .
a.little/for b- little/of c- few/of d- few/for
60.I wonder why .. Japanese ; is he going to Japan ?
a.he is learning b- is he learning c- does he learns
d- did he learnt
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