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Choose the most suitable answer.

1) The boy said that the bicycle was _____________.


(1) its (2) his (3) her (4) him

2) Mike used to be thin _____________ he is fat now.


(1) so (2) but (3) and (4) since

3) An aeroplane moves _____________ a train.


(1) fast (2) fastest (3) faster than (4) as fast as

4) When the telephone _____________, I was packing my bag.


(1) rings (2) rang (3) rung (4) ringing

5) They took off their shoes before _____________ the temple.


(1) enter (2) entered (3) entering (4) to enter

6) The girl who _____________ has been found.


(1) has missed (2) was missing (3) were missing (4) will be missing

7) The principal is pleased because all the pupils _______________ well in the examination.
(1) will do (2) were doing (3) have done (4) will have done

8) Linda went to school yesterday _______________.she was not feeling well.


(1) because (2) however (3) unless (4) even though

9) Look! ______________ that bird beautiful.


(1) Isn’t (2) Didn’t (3) Won’t (4) Hasn’t

10) The sun ______________ in the east and sets in the west.
(1) rise (2) rises (3) rose (4) rising

11) He passed the test. His result was _______________ than his sister’s.
(1) good (2) best (3) better (4) more better

12) My father told us not to _______________ his briefcase while he was out.
(1) touch (2) touches (3) touched (4) touching

13) The pupils of 4B were told to _______________ the litter.


(1) take over (2) pick up (3) put away (4) look after

14) The necklace she is wearing is _______________ of pure gold.


(1) make (2) makes (3) made (4) making

15) The tanker hit a truck and _______________, damaging other vehicles.
(1) explode (2) explodes (3) exploded (4) will explode
Choose the most suitable answer.

16) Of the three wallets, ________________ would you buy?


(1) what (2) whose (3) which (4) where

17) Although I told Jane the truth, she did not _______________ me.
(1) believe (2) believes (3) believed (4) believing

18) Either Ali or Peter ______________ the one who has stolen the wallet.
(1) am (2) is (3) are (4) were

19) Mother screamed when she saw the cockroach. So _______________ my sister.
(1) does (2) did (3) is (4) was

20) Ali sits in front of the _______________ table.


(1) teacher (2) teacher’s (3) teachers (4) teachers’

21) ________________ knows he deserted his mother. Therefore, all his friends dislike him.
(1) Anybody (2) Nobody (3) Somebody (4) Everybody

22) Don’t lean _______________ the wall. The paint has not dried yet!
(1) into (2) over (3) against (4) across

23) _________________ he know that the appointment has been called off?
(1) Do (2) Does (3) Did (4) Doing

24) __________________ of us prefer speaking English to Chinese.


(1) One (2) Each (3) Both (4) Every

25) I walked to school _________________ the narrow pavement with my classmates.


(1) at (2) past (3) along (4) beside

26) Let us _______________ if you are coming for the picnic.


(1) know (2) knows (3) known (4) knowing

27) My aunt ________________ wears a string of pearls round her neck when she attends parties
because she thinks she looks elegant in it.
(1) always (2) seldom (3) never (4) hardly

28) I cannot give you any rice because there is _______________ left.
(1) any (2) none (3) some (4) much

29) I ran ______________ James at the Lakeside MRT station this morning.
(1) up (2) with (3) against (4) into

30) Have you _______________ heard the story about the fox and the grapes?
(1) even (2) ever (3) never (4) yet