TOEFL PREPARATION EXERCISES B

THURSDAY / OCTOBER 6, 2016
COLLECTIVE NOUNS
Complete the following sentences using appropriate verbs or pronouns.
1. The team ……………………………………….. on the field. It has a good chance of
2.
3.
4.
5.

winning.
The jury ……………………………………… still debating the case.
His family …………………………………. living in various parts of Chennai.
The team …………………….. posing for a photograph.
The team …………………….. signing autographs.

Choose the correct option:

6. An army of _____

ants

birds

7. A pack of ______

cats

dogs

8. A swarm of ______

bears

bees

9. A herd of ______

elephants

10. A bunch of _____

apples

THERE IS/THERE ARE
Complete the following sentences using There is/There are
1. _________ nobody here.
2. _________ many stars in the sky.
3. _________ a fly in my soup.
4. _________ a bank near here?
5. _________ life on Mars?
6. _________ eight students in my class.
7. _________ a café around here?
8. _________ a party at 9 0´clock.
9. _________ many trees near my house.
10. _________ an apple on the table.

Complete the following sentences using is/are

lions
bananas

_____ number of people we need to hire _____ thirteen. 2016 There ______ nothing to do in the village. There______ plenty to read in the apartment There ______ nothing to watch on television. 4. A NUMBER OF / THE NUMBER OF Choose the correct word in each sentence 1. There is/are a number of important announcements in the bulletin. _____ number of people _____ written in about this subject. There ______ a lot of work to do There _____ someone waiting to see you. 3. 5. CONDITIONAL SENTENCES .TOEFL PREPARATION EXERCISES B THURSDAY / OCTOBER 6. A number of suggestions was/were made. There _____ a lot of people shouting and waving. The number of people lined up for tickets was/were four hundred. 2.