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English Grade 9 - Filling Gap Test 01

Questions
1. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(1)________________
A. which

B. where

C. who

D. what

2. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn

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that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(2)________________
A. until

B. above

C. over

D. across

3. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(3)________________
A. reminded

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B. held

C. had

D. knew

4. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(4)________________
A. although

B. but

C. because

D. however

5. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working

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with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(5)________________
A. while

B. when

C. during

D. that

6. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

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(6)________________
A. the

B. this

C. a

D. one

7. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(7)________________
A. papers

B. money

C. letters

D. notes

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8. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(8)________________
A. number

B. count

C. guess

D. make

9. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long

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to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(9)________________
A. said

B. spoke

C. mentioned

D. told

10. Mr. Alex Fraser lived his entire life in a small town in the north of England. He never
left the house (1)_______ he had been born, never married, never went on holiday
and had no friends.
He worked in a local factory for (2)_______ forty years but even the people working
with him for years (3)_______ very little about him.
He wore the same old clothes year in year out, and (4)________ he shopped regularly
at the local store he bought only the most basic foodstuffs, never changing his
purchases from one week to the next.
So (5)_______ he died last month neighbors and local people were astonished to learn
that Mr.Fraser was not just a rich man, he was in fact, (6)_________ millionaire.
He had no bank account, no money invested anywhere but in the various drawers,
cupboards and boxes in his house there were hundreds and thousands of bank
(7)_______ and coins.
It took police over two weeks to clear the house and the bank clerks took just as long
to (8)_______ all the money.
"We had absolutely no idea that he had been hiding his money over the years", one of
his neighbors (9)________ "In fact we used to feel sorry for him, we thought he was a
poor old man unable to (l0)_______ anything better for himself"

(10)________________
A. pay

B. spend

C. afford

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D. give

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