This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
He doesn’t have (many/much) money. I would like (a few/a little) salt on my vegetables. She bought (that/those) cards last night. There are (less/fewer) students in this room than in the next room. There is (too much/too many) bad news on television tonight. I do not want (these/this) water. This is (too many/too much) information to learn. A (few/little) people left early. Would you like (less/fewer) coffee than this? This jacket costs (too much/too many).
Test 2. In the following sentences supply the articles (a, an, or the) if they are necessary. If no article is necessary, leave the space blank. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. Jason’s father bought him _____ bicycle that he had wanted for his birthday. _____ Statue of Liberty was a gift of friendship from _____ France to _____ United States. Rita is studying _____ English and _____ math this semester. _____ judge asked _____ witness to tell _____ truth. Please give me _____ cup of _____ coffee with _____ cream and _____ sugar. _____ big books on _____ table are for my history class. No one in _____ Spanish class knew _____ correct answer to ______ Mrs. Perez’s question. My _____ car is four years old, and it still runs well. When you go to _____ store, please buy _____ bottle of ______ chocolate milk and _____ dozen oranges. There are only _____ few seats left for _____ tonight’s musical at _____ university. John and Marcy went to _____ school yesterday and then studied in _____ library before returning home. _____ Lake Erie is one of _____ five Great Lakes in _____ North America. On our trip to _____ Spain, we crossed _____ Atlantic Ocean. _____ Mount Rushmore is the site of _____ magnificent tribute to _____ four great American presidents. What did you eat for _____ breakfast this morning? Louie played _____ basketball and _____ baseball at _____ Boys’ Club this year. Rita plays _____ violin and her sister plays _____ guitar. While we were in _____ Alaska, we saw ______ Eskimo village. Phil can’t go to _____ movies tonight because he has to write _____ essay. David attended _____ Princeton University. Harry has been admitted to _____ School of Medicine at _____ midwestern university. Mel’s grandmother is in _____ hospital, so we went to visit her _____ last night.
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_____ political science class is taking _____ trip to _____ United Arab Emirates in _____ spring, _____ Queen Elizabeth II is _____ monarch of _____ Great Britain. _____ Declaration of Independence was drawn up in 1776. Scientists sent _____ expedition to _____ Mars during _____ 1990s. Last night there was _____ bird singing outside my house. _____ chair that you are sitting in is broken. _____ Civil War was fought in _____ United States between 1861 and 1865. _____ Florida State University is smaller than _____ University of Florida.
Test 3. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate form of other (other, others, another, the other). 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. This pen isn’t working. Please give me _____ (singular) If you’re still thirsty. I’ll make _____ pot of coffee. This dictionary has a page missing. Please give me _____ (the last one) He does not need those books. He needs _____ (all the remaining) There are thirty people in the room. Twenty are from Latin America and _____ are from _____ countries. Six people were in the store. Two were buying meat. _____ was looking at magazines. _____ was eating a candy bar. _____ were walking around looking for more food. (notice the verbs) This glass of milk is sour. _____ glass of milk is sour too. The army was practicing its drills. One group was doing artillery practice. _____ was marching; _____ was at attention; and _____ was practicing combat tactics. There are seven students from Japan. _____ are from Iran, and _____ are from _____ places. We looked at four cars today. The first two were far too expensive, but _____ ones were reasonably priced.
Test 4. Choose either the simple present or present continuous in the following sentences. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Something _____ (smell) very good. We _____ (eat) dinner at seven o’clock tonight. He _____ (practice) the piano every day. They _____ (drive) to school tomorrow. I _____ (believe) you. Maria _____ (have) a cold. Jorge _____ (swim) right now. John _____ (hate) smoke. Jill always _____ (get) up at 6:00 A.M. Jerry _____ (mow) the lawn now.
Test 5. Use either the simple past or the past continuous in the following sentences as appropriate. 1. Gene _____ (eat) dinner when his friend called. 2. While Maria was cleaning the apartment, her husband _____ (sleep) 3. At three o’clock this morning, Eleanor _____ (study).
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When Mark arrived, the Johnsons _____ (have) dinner, but they stopped in order to talk to him. John _____ (go) to France last year. When the teacher _____ (enter) the room, the students were talking. While Joan was writing the report, Henry _____ (look) for more information. We _____ (see) this movie last night. At one time, Mr. Roberts _____ (own) this building. Jose _____ (write) a letter to his family when his pencil _____ (break).
Test 6. Use either the present perfect or the simple past in the following sentences. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. John _____ (write) his report last night. Bob _____ (see) this movie before. Jorge _____ (read) the newspaper already. Mr. Johnson _____ (work) in the same place for thirty-five years, and he is not planning to retire yet. We _____ (begin; negative) to study for the test yet. George _____ (go) to the store at ten o’clock this morning. Joan _____ (travel) around the world. Betty _____ (write) a letter last night. Guilermo _____ (call) his employer yesterday. We _____ (see; negative) this movie yet.
Test 7. Supply the past perfect or the simple past in the following sentences. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. The policeman read the suspect his rights after he _____ (arrest) him. After John _____ (wash) his clothes, he began to study. George _____ (wait) for one hour before the bus came. Maria _____ (enter) the university after she had graduated from the community college. Jeannette _____ (wash) the pipettes after she had completed the experiment. Jane sent a letter to her university after she _____ (receive) her scholarship check. After the stewardesses had served lunch to the passengers, they _____ (sit) down. The car _____ (flip) ten times before its landed on its roof. We corrected our papers after we _____ (take) the quiz. John _____ (live) in Miami for one year when his parents came to visit.
Test 8. Choose the correct form of the verb in parentheses in the following sentences. 1. 2. 3. 4. John, along with twenty friends, (is/are) planning a party. The picture of the soldiers (bring/brings) back many memories The quality of these recordings (is/are) not very good. If the duties of these officers (isn’t/aren’t) reduced, there will not be enough time to finish the project. 5. The effects of cigarette smoking (have/has) been proven to be extremely harmful. 6. The use of credit cards in place of cashe (have/has) increased rapidly in recent years.
She speaks to (we/us/ourselves) every morning. John bought (himself/herself/hisself) a new coat. Anything (is/are) better than going to another movie tonight. 18. 15. The jury (is/are) trying to reach a decision. I hurt (my/mine/the) leg. Mr. Jones cut (hisself/himself) shaving. 6.7. Every elementary school teacher (has/have) to take this examination. 6. 5. 4. 16. Your glasses (was/were) on the bureau last night. . (have/has) proposed some changes of the rules. I go to school with (he/him) every day. Circle the correct form of the pronoun or possessive adjective in the following sentences. 9. 9. 5. Test 10. 12. Neither Jill nor her parents (has/have) seen this movie before. 17. 7. 20. The committee (has/have) already reached a decision. Each student (has/have) answered the first three questions. 10. 4. (is/are) at an all-time high. (She/Her) and John gave the money to the boy. A number of reporters (was/were) at the conference yesterday. Either John or his wife (make/makes) breakfast each morning. 10. accompanied by several members of the committee. 8. 8. There (was/were) some people at the meeting last night. (We/Us) girls are going camping over the weekend. Advertisements on television (is/are) becoming more competitive than ever before. the secretary decided that everything (was/were) in order. 2. Jones. 1. Isn’t (she/her) a nice person? (He/Him) is going to New York on vacation. We like (our/ours) new car very much. 7. (Yours/Your) record is scratched and (my/mine) is too. 13. 14. 2. 11. 12. Everybody who (has/have) a fever must go home immediately. There (has/have) been too many interruptions in this class. A pair of jeans (was/were) in the washing machine this morning. A pack of wild dogs (has/have) frightened all the ducks away. The number of students who have withdrawn from class this quarter (is/are) appalling. I see (she/her/herself) at the Union every Friday. After she had perused the material. 3. 3. The levels of intoxication (vary/varies) from subject to subject. Living expenses in this country. 1. The army (has/have) eliminated this section of the training test. 8. Choose the correct form of the verb in the following sentences. Mr. Skating (is/are) becoming more popular every day. 10. as well as in many others. 19. 11. 9. The crowd at the basketball game (was/were) wild with excitement. Test 9. Neither Bill nor Mary (is/are) going to the play tonight.
19. 5. George asked (me/my) to call him last night. We are not ready (to stop/stopping) this research at this time. 20. 1. Choose the correct form of the pronoun in each of the following sentences. We found it very difficult (reaching / to reach) a decision. George pretended (to be / being) sick yesterday. She is looking forward to (return/returning) to her country. The dog bit (she/her) on the leg. 12. 4. 3. (Her/Hers) car does not go as fast as (our/ours). 8. George has no intention of (to leave/leaving) the city now. Helen was anxious (to tell/telling) her family about her promotion. 14. 20. Henry shouldn’t risk (to drive/driving) so fast. You’ll stick (you/your/yourself) with the pins if you are not careful. 6.13. 14. Test 11. Choose the correct form of the verb in parentheses in the following sentences. John resented (George/George’s) losing the paper. 9. 7. We object to (the defense attorney/the defense attorney’s) calling the extra witness. Gerald returned to his home after (to leave/leaving) the game. John (he/himself) went to the meeting. The teacher decided (accepting/to accept) the paper. Mary regrets (to be / being) the one to have to tell him. They agreed (to leave/leaving) early. 2. 18. They don’t approve of (us/our) leaving early. You would be better off (to buy / buying) this car. 3. We are expecting (Henry/Henry’s) to call us. His father doesn’t approve of his (going/to go) to Europe. . 7. 13. 17. Monday is a holiday for (we/us) teachers. 18. They appreciate (to have/having) this information. You shouldn’t rely on (him/his) calling you in the morning. 5. 11. 1. She refused (to accept/ accepting) the gift. 10. Everyone has to do (their/his) own research. 9. 15. Donna is interested in (to open / opening) a bar. Test 12. Mary and (I/me) would rather go to the movies. 4. There is no excuse for (to leave/leaving) the room in this condition. I don’t like this food. 16. Just between you and (I/me). Richard is expecting (us/our) to go to class tomorrow. 6. 17. 15. Carlos hopes (to finish/finishing) his thesis this year. We understand (him/his) having to leave early. 2. 8. We are eager (to return/returning) to school in the fall. 19. They are looking forward to (us/our) visiting them. 16. He demands (to know/knowing) what is going on.
3.10. _____? There’s an exam tomorrow. _____ ? Beverly will be attending the university in September. 3. _____? . You will need _____ (be) here at eight. 5. 8. 2. I need _____ (go) shopping this afternoon. _____? Gary signed the petition. 9. _____ ? She’s been studying English for two years. 4. Susan regrets (John/John’s) being in trouble. 9. 6. 2. It’s too hot and my hair needs _____ (cut). Mary will need _____ (make) a new dress for the party. _____? We’ve seen that movie. Example: Where did he go? I know where he went. 7. The squeaky door needs to be _____ (oil). _____? There aren’t any peaches left. You’re going to school tomorrow. 1. 3. 6. They need _____ (study) harder for that test. 1. 7. The house needs to be _____ (paint) soon. James needs _____ (see) a doctor soon. 8. 10. Who will be elected president? I’m not sure _____ Whose book is it? They haven’t discovered _____ How much will it cost to repair the car? The mechanic told me _____ How was the murder committed? The police are still trying to decide _____ How tall is John? Do you know _____? How well does she play the guitar? You can’t imagine _____ When will the next exam take place? Do you know _____? Where did they spend their vacation? Angela told me _____ Why are they buying a new house? I don’t know _____ How long does the class last? The catalog doesn’t say _____ Test 15. 4. Test 13. 1. 4. _____? He should stay in bed. His piano needs _____ (tune). 5. _____ ? It sure is sunny today. Finish these sentences by adding a tag question with the correct form of the verb and the subject pronoun. 10. 10. 9. 5. Supply the correct form of the verb after need in each of the following sentences. Test 14. 8. 2. _____? You can’t play tennis today. Complete the following sentences making embedded questions from the questions given before each one. 6. The flowers need to be _____ (water). 7.
She couldn’t attend the lecture. and _____ is she. I must write them a letter. 6. 8. 3. 2. and _____ do they. 5. We can’t study in the library. They won’t have to work on weekends. Their plane is arriving at nine o’clock. 10. The children shouldn’t take that medicine. 9. 4. 5. They will leave at noon. 3. Supply the correct form of the verb for the simple statement in each of the following sentences. He has an early appointment. and she can’t _____ Michael doesn’t speak English. and so _____ my neighbor. 4. She has already written her composition. 10. supply the correct form of the missing verb. 1. and neither _____ I. . and they _____ either. I don’t like tennis. 2. The Yankees couldn’t play due to the bad weather. and her brother _____ too. and the faculty _____ either. We don’t plan to attend the concert. They didn’t want anything to drink. He didn’t know the answer. 8. and so _____ I. I’m not interested in reading that book. and _____ could the Angels. 9. 7. 10. 1. 2. 6. and I _____ too. 5. I should go grocery shopping this afternoon. and he doesn’t _____ She didn’t see anyone she knew. and so _____ mine. and neither _____ you. and they _____ too. 6. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of either or neither. and his family doesn’t _____ Test 18. 1. 7. and we won’t _____ I can’t stand listening to that music. and so _____ her friends. and so _____ we. I haven’t worked there long. Your class hasn’t begun yet. John shouldn’t run so fast. and her sister can’t _____. He has lived in Mexico for five years. The students won’t accept the dean’s decision. That scientist isn’t too happy with the project. and _____ did Tim. and neither _____ we. and she _____ either. We like to swim in the pool. and neither _____ you. Rose likes to fly. and her sister _____ either. Our Spanish teacher loves to travel. 8. and you _____ too.Test 16. and _____ should she. and neither _____ her supervisors. 9. and neither _____ mine. You didn’t pay the rent. Test 17. 4. In the following sentences. Mary can’t type well. and she _____ too. 3. 7.
Many theories on conserving the purity of water has been proposed. George has not completed the assignment yet. Aftershe had bought himself a new automobile. she sold her bicycle. A B C D 12. he wrote several letters and went to bed.SUPER TEST 1. but in the afternoon he changed his mind. the students A B C lost the opportunity to lease the apartment. D 2. After John eaten dinner. The next important question we have to decide is when do we have to submit the proposal. . D 3. D 11. Some of the plants in this store require very little care. but this one needs much more sunlight A B C than the others ones. he was reading a book. The food that Mark is cooking in the kitchen is smelling delicious. but perhaps we will return A B C D later. A B C D 10. and now she will begin to write the A B C D other proposal. but not one has been A B C as widely accepted as this one. D 9. Because they had spent too many time considering the new contract. A B C D 13. A B C D 6. These televisions are all too expensive for we to buy at this time. 1. A B C D 8. The manager has finished working on the report last night. A B C D 7. Buying clothes are often a very time-consuming practice because those clothes that a person A B C likes are rarely the ones that fit him or her. and Maria hasn’t neither. A B C D 5. After George had returned to his house. Identify the one underlined word or phrase that would not be acceptable in standard written English. 4. John decided to buy in the morning a new car.
A B C D 25. The only teachers who were required to attend the meeting were George. Peter and Tom plays tennis every afternoon with Mary and me. A B C D 26. the reputed mobster decided find another A B C D attorney. and John does so. A B C D 27. The president went fishing after he has finished with the conferences. After to take the medication. A B C D 24. 15. but now I do not have enough time. The children were playing last night outdoors when it began to rain very hard. A B C D 18. A B C D . There were a time that I used to swim five laps every day. and me. After being indicted for his part in a bank robbery. D 23. A B C D 21. 22. Daniel said that if he had to do another homework tonight. Harry’s advisor persuaded his taking several courses which did not involve A B C much knowledge of mathematics. he would not be able to attend the A B C D concert. He was drink a cup of coffee when the telephone rang. A B C D 30. The work performed by these officers are not worth our paying them any longer. We called yesterday our friends in Boston to tell them about the reunion that we are planning. Betty. A B C D 29. A B C D 20. isn’t it? A B C D 19. 16. Henry objects to our buying this house without the approval of our attorney. We insist on you leaving the meeting before any further outbursts take place. Rita enjoyed to be able to meet several members of Congress during her vacation. they were unwilling to give the A B C D results to Joan.14. Because Sam and Michelle had done all of the work theirselves. A B C D 28. It has been a long time since we have talked to John. Jill. A B C D 17. the patient became drowsy and more manageable.
31. A B C D 42. A B C D 41. and he turned out to be A B C one of our greatest military leaders. but we often have to. Pete had already saw that musical before he read the reviews about it. but they A B C were not able to raise enough money. The company has so little money that it can’t hardly operate anymore. The policeman ordered the suspect to don’t remove his hands from the hood of the car. It was him who came running into the classroom with the news. The students were interested in take a field trip to The National History Museum. A B C D 33. A B C D 34. D 40. and so does John. Because they have moved away. A B C D 46. Catherine is studying law at the university. My brother doesn’t care how much does the car cost because he is going to buy it anyway. A B C D 39. A B C D 44. A B C D 47. My cousin attends an university in the Midwest which specializes in astronomy. He isn’t driving to the convention in March. Those homework that your teacher assigned is due on Tuesday unless you have made prior A B C D arrangements to turn it in late. A B C D 45. Please give me a few coffee and some donuts if you have any left. People respected George Washington because he was a honest man. 32. A B C D 36. isn’t it? A B C D 48. US students would rather not attend night classes in the summer. but your child is not among them. A B C D 37. they hardly never go to the beach anymore. The government has decided voting on the resolution now rather than next month. Mary and her sister studied biology last year. There’s a new Oriental restaurant in town. A B C D 38. and neither they are. A B C D . and so does Jean. D 35. There are ten childs playing in the yard near her house. A B C D 43.
13. If you have enough time. . We could go for a drive if today _____ (be) Saturday. Henry talks to his dog as if it _____ (understand) him. they _____ (find) better selection. My dog always wakes me up if he _____ (hear) strange noises. 25. If he _____ (get) the raise. he could have left on the afternoon flight. 4. Had Bob not interfered in his sister’s marital problems. 10. they _____ (be. 23. it will be because she _____ (write) very well. please ask her to call me. I _____ (tell) you about it last night. please _____ (paint) the chair before you leave. 29. 3. it will be because he does a good job. If he _____ (decide) earlier. they _____ (talk) to him. 8. I _____ (give) it to my sister for her birthday. I could understand the French teacher if she _____ (speak) more slowly. 30. 27. I was used to _____ (eat) at noon when I started school. Joel wished that he _____ (spend) his vacation on the Gulf Coast next year. he _____ (call) us. A B C D Test 19. 6. We hope that you _____ (enjoy) the party last night. Supply the correct form of the verb in parentheses for each of the following sentences. 21. 22. If I finish the dress before Saturday. Because Rose did so poorly on the exam. If he had left already.49. 1. we _____ (write) you a letter. 16. 26. 24. If they had left the house earlier. He would understand it if you _____ (explain) it to him more slowly. 12. He would give you the money if he _____ (have) it. If you _____ (see) Mary today. Test 20. I wish they _____ (stop) making so much noise so that I could concentrate. If I had seen the movie. His father does not approve of him to go to the banquet without dressing formally. negative) so late getting to the airport that they could not check their baggage. 1. 2. He used to _____ (eat) dinner at five o’clock. 19. 9. Had they arrived at the sale early. 2. Wood always talks to her tenth-grade students as though they _____ (be) adults. the rain _____ (leak) inside. 20. 11. Mrs. 17. 14. She would call you immediately if she _____ (need) help. 15. will you be happy? 18. Mike wished that the editors _____ (permit) him to copy some of their material. 5. If the roofer doesn’t come soon. If they had known him. A B C D 50. she wishes that she _____ (study) harder last night. If your mother _____ (buy) that car for you. there _____ (be) peace between them. 7. Supply the simple form or (verb + ing) as required in the following sentences. Had we known your address. I _____ (accept) if they invite me to the party. If she wins the prize. 28. The professor is thinking to go to the conference on aerodynamics next month. The teacher will not accept our work if we _____ (turn) it in late.
2. but he doesn’t anymore. 5. 1. 7. Test 23. Henri was deported for having an expired visa. negative) last night. Choose between must + perfective and should + perfective in the following sentences. 1. 6. Maria would rather that we _____ (study) more than we do. 2. If I had a bicycle. Test 22. negative) tonight. He _____ (be) very proud. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb in the following sentences. We would rather _____ (stay) home tonight. 9. Mr. The policeman would rather _____ (work) on Saturday than on Sunday. Julietta was absent for the first time yesterday. 10. Alexis failed the exam. She (will have had/may have had) an accident. She _____ (study) harder. 1. 5. 3. Adam is used to _____ (sleep) late on weekends. He _____ (forget) about our meeting. 3. Chieko is used to _____ (eat) American food now. negative) for the entire family. negative) enough. Carmen would rather _____ (cook. George (would have gone/would go) on a trip to Chicago if he had had time. Jones would rather _____ (stay) home last night. 8. . 4. 10. 7. John isn’t here yet. Jeanette did very badly on the exam. The X-rays at the airport _____ (damage) them. Test 21. Eve had to pay $5. Marcela didn’t come to class yesterday. Carmencita did very well on the exam. 8. 2. but now he studies.00 because she wrote a bad check. She _____ (deposit) her money before she wrote a check.3. Blanca got a parking ticket. Some day you will get used to _____ (speak) English. She finally got used to _____ (eat) our food. Choose the correct answer in each of the following sentences according to meaning and tense. 9. (I would/I will) ride it every day. He used to _____ (like) her. Alvaro can’t get used to _____ (study). George would rather _____ (study. 6. 5. He used to _____ (dance) every night. Don’t worry. 4. 10. He _____ (have) his visa renewed. She _____ (park. 8. She _____ (be) sick. 3. 7. German called us as soon as his wife had her baby. 9. I used to _____ (swim) every day. When I was young. negative) in a reserved spot. 4. The photographer would rather _____ (have) more light. since she had no permit. John would rather _____ (sleep) than worked last night. The photos are black. 6. The photographer would rather that we _____ (stand) closer together than we are standing. She would rather that you _____ (arrive. She _____ (study) very hard. He _____ (study.
3. The music sounded too (noisy/noisily) to be classical. The sun is shining (bright/brightly). He (could have lost/would have lost) it. Sharon was supposed to be here at nine o’clock. 3. Circle the correct form in parentheses. Your cold sounds (terrible/terribly). He (might have had/might had had) an accident. 10. We don’t like to drink (bitter/bitterly) tea. 8. Supply the correct form of the adjectives and adverbs in parentheses. Our neighbors appeared (relaxed/relaxedly) after their vacation. 2. That is an (intense / intensely) novel. He (should have driven/shouldn’t have driven) so fast. Thomas received a warning for speeding. 1. His job is _____ (important) than his friend’s. He plays the guitar _____ (well) as Andres Segovia. They became (sick/sickly) after eating the contaminated food. The boys speak Spanish (fluent/fluently). 7. 5. 6. John and his friends left _____ (soon) as the professor had finished his lecture. 8. 5. The food in the restaurant always tastes (good/well). Rita plays the violin (good/well). 10. Test 25.4. A new house is much _____ (expensive) than an older one. Circle the correct form in parentheses. 9. Paul protested (vehement/vehemently) about the new proposals. The plane will arrive (soon/soonly). 1. 2. John didn’t do his homework. Add any other words that may be necessary. 6. Last week was _____ (hot) as this week. It (may run/may have run) out of gas. 5. 4. 8. George missed class today. She (must forget/must have forgotten) about our meeting. We must figure our income tax returns (accurate/accurately). 9. 7. 5. 2. The campers remained (calm/calmly) despite the thunderstorm. Robert arrived without his book. 6. John (must have done/should have done) his homework. Henry’s car stopped on the highway. 3. Test 26. 4. 4. He (should have slept/may have slept) late. Where do you think Juan is today? I have no idea. 10. 1. Test 24. . 7. The table has a (smooth/smoothly) surface. so the teacher became very angry. The pianist plays very (good/well). The girls speak (fluent/fluently) French. Paco was working (diligent/diligently) on the project. 9. Let as and than be your clues. Professor Calandra looked (quick/quickly) at the students sketches. He had an accident because he was driving too (fast/fastly).
The colder the weather gets. 8. The boys felt _____ (bad) than the girls about losing the game. 18. The museum is the (farther/farthest) away of the three buildings. 20. 2. (sicker/the sicker) I feel. Bill’s descriptions are _____ (colorful) than his wife’s. 13. 3. Phil is the (happier/happiest) person we know. 10. 5. 9. 11. George Washington is (famouser/more famous) than John Jay. While trying to balance the baskets on her head. Dave paints much more realistically _____ his professor. 2. Jane is the (less/least) athletic of all the women. Martha is _____ (talented) than her cousin. 10. Jim has as (little/few) opportunities to play tennis as I. . Pat’s car is (faster/fastest) than Dan’s. 4. 17. That report is less impressive _____ the government’s . 6. My cat is the (prettier/prettiest of the two. Test 27. Test 28. 4. 3. This is the (creamier/creamiest) ice cream I have had in a long time. 10. 6.6. as. Supply than. 9. 1. That recipe calls for (many/much) more sugar than mine does. Sam wears the same shirt _____ his teammates. or from in each of the following sentences. His assignment is different _____ mine. 7. I like the red one (better/best). 5. 1. Her sports car is different _____ Nancy’s. 12. Nobody is _____ (happy) than Maria Elena. The twins have less money at the end of the month _____ they have at the beginning. 7. Your heritage is different (from/than) mine. Select the correct form in parentheses in the following sentences. This poster is (colorfuler / more colorful) than the one in the hall. 8. Louie reads more quickly _____ his sisters. 15. 19. This summary is (the better/the best) of the pair. 8. 14. A greyhound runs _____ (fast) than a Chihuahua. A mink coat costs (twice more than/twice as much as) a sable coat. 16. No animal is so big _____ King Kong. 9. Does Fred feel (weller/better) today than he did yesterday? This vegetable soup tastes very (good/well). Of the four dresses. This painting is (less impressive/least impressive) than the one in the other gallery. The Empire State Building is taller _____ the Statue of Liberty. California is farther from New York _____ Pennsylvania. 7. the woman walked (awkwarder/more awkwardly) than her daughter. No sooner had he received the letter (when/than) he called Maria.
choose the correct form in parentheses. Test 30. 3. 8. 10. We arrived (enough early/early enough) to have some coffee before class began. 6. Sam’s new apartment is in a _____ building. 4. The manager said that it would be a _____ sale. In each of the following sets. 7. He is a specialist at building houses made of bricks. 2. My parents saw a _____ play last night. In the following sentences. 5. . Example: Her call to California lasted ten minutes. 5. We are _____ teachers. Jansen just bought her daughter a bicycle with ten speeds. 4. 8. choose the appropriate form for the blank in the second sentence. 9. Margie has a bookcase with five shelves. 2. You should type (enough slowly/slowly enough) that you will not make an error. Do you have (enough time/time enough) to talk now? She drove (enough fast/fast enough) to win the race. 6. He has just (enough flour/flour enough) to bake that loaf of bread. Allen has learned (enough French/French enough) to study in France next year. The manager said that the sale would last for two days. Sam’s new apartment is in a building which has twelve stories. I’m looking for a pressure cooker that holds six quarts. We teach languages. 10. Hal bought a _____ tool set. My parents saw a play in three acts last night. Mrs. Margie has a _____ bookcase. 9. I need two cans of tomatoes that weigh 16 ounces each. I’m looking for a _____ pressure cooker. I need two _____ cans of tomatoes. Hal bought a tool set containing 79 pieces. 7.Test 29. Mike will graduate from law school (enough soon / soon enough) to join his father’s firm. Mrs. He is a specialist at building _____ houses. It has rained (enough hard/hard enough) to flood the low-lying areas. 1. Jansen just bought her daughter a _____ bicycle. 1. There are (enough books/books enough) for each student to have one. She made a ten-minute call to California. 3. There were not (enough people/people enough) to have the meeting.
We plan to spend our vacation in the mountains _____ the air is purer there. 11. Test 32. Paul cannot go to the football game _____ his grades. 10. It was difficult to deliver the letter _____ the sender had written the wrong address on the envelope. Ray called at _____ an early hour that we weren’t awake yet. 1. 9. 3. 1. We decided to leave early _____ the party was boring. The book looked _____ interesting that he decided to read it. We had _____ wonderful memories of that place that we decided to return. 5. 8. 6. 4. Harry figured that it will take four hours A B for his to be reviewed. C D . use either so or such in these sentences as appropriate. Dean was _____ a powerful swimmer that he always won the races. 8. 2. We stayed in the sun for _____ a long time that we became sunburned. The sun shone _____ brightly that Maria had to put on her sunglasses. There were _____ many people on the bus that we decided to walk. At the rate the clerks were processing the applications. 12. especially on Halloween night. 15. 13. 5. We have to drive around the bay _____ the bridge was destroyed in the storm. 7.Test 31. 4. 3. 7. Rescue attempts were temporarily halted _____ the bad weather. 6. 9. He worked _____ carefully that it took him a long time to complete the project. SUPER TEST 2. Marcella was awarded a scholarship _____ her superior scholastic ability. Supply either because or because of as appropriate. 1. The chickens have died ____ the intense heat. We had _____ good a time at the party that we hated to leave. The benefit was _____ great a success that the promoters decided to repeat it. Following the formulas. There were _____ few students registered that the class was cancelled. They visited their friends often ____ they enjoyed their company. Children enjoy telling and listening to ghosts stories. A B C D 2. Those were _____ difficult assignments that we spent two weeks finishing them. The program was _____ entertaining that nobody wanted to miss it. Jane looked _____ sick that the nurse told her to go home. Nobody ventured outdoors _____ the hurricane warnings. 10. It was _____ a nice day that we decided to go to the beach. Identify the one underlined word or phrase that would not be acceptable in standard written English. 2. 14.
D 12. D 9. he would not have found the scientific A B C terminology so difficult to understand. . A B C D 11. If Rudy would have studied German in college. 14. 8. Danny spent such enjoyable vacation in Europe this summer that he plans to return as soon as A B C he saves enough money. A B C D 15. Despite the time of the year. A B C D 10. Our Spanish professor would like us spending more time in the laboratory practicing our A B C D pronunciation.3. we had supplies enough to finish the experiment. A B C D 4. We had better to review this chapter carefully because we will have some questions on it on our A B C D test tomorrow. No one would have attended the lecture if you told the truth about the guest speaker. Although the quantity was small. A B C D 16. The little boy’s mother bought him a five-speeds racing bicycle for his birthday. Bess is used to fly after having crossed the continent many times during the past decade. 5. yesterday’s temperature was enough hot to turn on the air A B C D conditioning. A B C D 6. Paul did so well in his speech today that he should have rehearsed it many times this past week. The Andersons just had an enclosed bricks patio built after fighting off the insects for two A B C D months. Kurt had so interesting and creative plans that everyone wanted to work on his committee. I have to depositing this money in my checking account or else the check I just wrote A B C will bounce. 7. We wish today was sunny so that we could spend the day in the country communing with A B C D nature. D 13.
but his company had him transferred to a better position in A B C D Georgia. 19. If a crisis would occur. A B C D 32. A B C D 20. the counselor would advise them or refer them A B C to someone who will.17. 18. The director felt badly about not giving Mary the position that she had sought with his company. but she arrived home too late to call her. The teacher tried to make the classes enjoyable experiences for the students so they A B would take a greater interest in the subject. D 26. Sam used to living in Oklahoma. Mary usually arrives at the office at nine o’clock. Anybody who plans to attend the meeting ought send a short note to the chairperson. Max would rather to be fishing from this boat in the lake than sitting at his desk in the office. The bolder the matador’s display in the arena became. Tom and Mark hope go skiing in the mountains this weekend if the weather permits. those unfamiliar with the procedures would not know how to handle the A B C D situation. she was two hours late. Standing among so many strangers. Sally must have called her sister last night. A B C D 27. C D 25. A B C D 29. the frightened child began to sob uncontrollable. 23. Hal’s new sports car costs much more than his friend Joel. Whenever students asked for help or guidance. A B C D . It is difficult to get used to sleep in a tent after having a soft. A B C D 21. The teachers and the administrators are having such difficult time agreeing on a contract for A B the forthcoming year that the teachers may go on strike. C D 28. A B C D 31. louder the audience expressed its A B C D approval of his presentation. but because the storm. Our new television came with a ninety-days warranty on all electrical components. comfortable bed to lie on. A B C D 30. A B C D 24. A B C D 22.
I do not believe that I have ever seen as many expensive cars than were in that shopping center. Having lived here for seven years. but his is different than the one that I bought. D 47. Despite his smiling face. I would rather that they do not travel during the bad weather but they insist that A B C they must return home today. A B C D 42. 39. Louise is the more capable of the three girls who have tried out for the part in the play. D 44.33. The salad tasted so well that my brother returned to the salad bar for another helping. Even though she looks very young. Among us students are many foreigners who attend languages classes at the south campus. If Monique had not attended the conference. A B C D 34. A B C D 37. A B C D 35. A B C D 45. but one which requires a vast knowledge of A B C cultural background or an excellent encyclopedia. the second-place contestant is more sadder than the winner. The members of the orchestra had to arrived an hour prior to the performance for a short A B C D rehearsal. she is twice older than my twenty-year-old sister. A B C D 40. she never would meet her old friend Dan. my friend is used to speak English with all her classmates. They played so good game of tennis last night that they surprised their audience. whom A B C she had not seen in years. A B C D . No one in our office wants to drive to work any more because of there are always traffic jams A B C at rush hour. A B C D 36. A B C D 38. We thought our cameras were the same. D 41. A B C D 46. The political candidate talked as if she has already been elected to the presidency. That novel is definitely a dense-packed narrative. D 43.
3. The delegates had received the information before the recess. 10. The fire has caused considerable damage. After a carefully investigation. The company was developing a new procedure before the bankruptcy hearings began. 3. 1. 7. John will have received the papers by tomorrow. Maria got Ed _____ (wash) the pipettes. We got our house _____ (paint) last week. Dr. Somebody will call Mr. Watson toniht. Ellen got Marvin _____ (type) her paper. 4. That product that you bought at the lower price is the more inferior to the one that we sell at a A B C slightly higher price. 10. 12. we soon discovered that the house was infested with termites. 1. 4. 11. Mark got his transcripts _____ (send) to the university. We have to help Janet _____ (find) her keys. The teacher let Al _____ (leave) the classroom. 5. The teacher should buy the supplies for this class. 2. She always has her car _____ (fix) by the same mechanic.48. D 50. 8. 5. D 49. John is calling the other members. 2. The other members have repealed the amendment. Use the correct form of the verb in parentheses in each of the following sentences. Toshiko had her car _____ (repair) by a mechanic. The policemen made the suspect _____ (lie) on the ground. 8. Somebody calls the president every day. We will have to get the Dean _____ (sign) this form. 9. Change the following sentences from active to passive voice. . and yours has one in the back. My book is different than yours because mine has a vocabulary section at the bottom of each A B C page. The teacher made Juan _____(leave) the room. 6. 15. Test 34. A B C D Test 33. Gene got his book _____ (publish) by a subsidy publisher. 14. 13. 6. I made Jane _____ (call) her friend on the telephone. Byrd is having the students _____ (write) a composition. Martha was delivering the documents to the department. 7. 9. Maria is getting her hair _____ (cut) tomorrow.
. Frank is the man. 12. 3. We are going to nominate Frank for the office of treasurer. John *John’s grades are the highest in the school+ has received a scholarship. 3. The director of the program [the director graduated from Harvard University] is planning to retire next year. 7. 7. The teacher demanded that the student left the room. 2. I propose that you should stop this rally.Test 35. 10. 1. George is the man who was chosen to represent the committee at the convention. 14. 15. Jane is going to China next year. 3. The faculty stipulated that the rule be abolished. I advise you take the prerequisites before registering for this course. It was very important that we delay discussion. Checking accounts [the checking accounts require a minimum balance] are very common now. Correct the errors in the following sentences. 8. 2. Janet wants a typewriter. 8. if there are no errors. 7. write correct. 6. Test 36. 1. The book that is on the top shelf is the one that I need. The professor [you spoke to the professor yesterday] is not here today. This is the book. 5. The camera has three lenses. eats in this restaurant every day. William *William’s brother is a lawyer+ wants to become a judge. who is a professor. 4. James wrote an article. The doctor is with a patient. The king decreed that the new laws took effect the following month. John’s wife. has written several papers on this subject. 11. 9. 2. The man who is talking to the policeman is my uncle. I have been looking for this book all year. His father preferes that he attends a different university. 5. Felipe bought a camera. The last record [the record was produced by this company] became a gold record. 4. The number of students who have been counted is quite high. The girl who is drinking coffee is Mary Allen. 1. who is a doctor. 8. All of the money that was accepted has already been released. 10. 4. The papers that are on the table belong to Patricia. 9. Bryant’s team has lost the game+ looks very sad. 6. 13. Reduce the relative clauses in the following sentences. Bryant *Mr. Leo Evans. Mr. 5. 9. Combine the following individual sentences into single sentences with relative clauses. 6. It was urgent that he called her immediately. The article indicated that he disliked the president. This book [I found the book last week] contains some useful information. The typewriter self-corrects. Jane is the woman. Test 37. She intends to move that the committee suspends discussion on this issue. The patient’s leg was broken in an accident. The man who was brought to the police station confessed to the crime.
he has managed to pass the test. 8. 2. Julia speaks _____ Spanish but also French. 9. 3. (in spite of) In spite of Marcy’s sadness at losing the contest. Despite her dislike for coffee. Change these sentences to incorporate the expressions in parentheses. She urged that we found another alternative. the old woman told interesting stories to the children. 7. he doesn’t _____ to change a tire properly. 5. The owner of the store was away. despite having promised not to do so. 6. 1. He ate the chocolate cake even though he is on a diet. my daughters insist on going to the movies every Saturday. 5. she managed to smile. or as well as) in the following sentences. The bride’s bouquet included roses _____ orchids. even though she dislikes flying. (in spite of) . 2. He bandaged the arm both tightly _____ quickly. Their European tour includes _____ Germany and Austria but also Switzerland. The fourth graders _____ to multiply. Test 38. 1. both … and. Clark not only practices law _____ teaches it. 8. (even though) Though he has been absent frequently. (even though) In spite of the high prices. (even though) 10. 9. 10.10. 7. 5. 1. (although) Mary will take a plane. Nobody _____ to get to the turnpike yesterday. He doesn’t _____ to dance. 6. They have houses _____ in the country and in the city. 10. (though) We plan to buy a ticket for the drawing although we know we will not win a prize. she drank it to keep herself warm. Test 40. The chemistry students _____ the formula for salt. He is not only industrious _____ ingenious. 3. Leon _____ that his friends would react to his proposition. 7. 8. but she _____ about the robbery. Tom Tryon was a playwright _____ an actor. (despite) Despite her poor memory. 4. Supply the missing connectors (not only … but also. 4. We took many pictures though the sky was cloudy. Although he has been driving for fifteen years. Choose the correct form of know or know how in these sentences. We _____ to type before we entered the university. 3. (in spite of) Nancy told me the secret. 2. 6. How many people here _____ to ski? We _____ about Mary’s engagement to James. but he tries. Her children have American cousins _____ Spanish ones. (although). She bought the yellow sweater _____ the beige skirt. Test 39. 9. 4.
A B C D 7. You will see on the map that the Public Auditorium (lies/lays) north of the lake. The paper hangers decided to (raise/rise) the picture a few more inches. The soldier (rose/raised) the flag when he heard the bugle blow. and you and I will provide A B C the refreshments and entertainment. A B C D . 3. In spite Nellie’s fear of heights. Super Test 3 1. 1. Remember that complements do not begin with prepositions. It is most important that he speaks to the dean before leaving for his vacation. D 8. Let Nancy and her to make all the plans for the party. 4.Test 41. He was exhausted so he decided to (lie/lay) down for a little while. A B C D 5. The delivery boy (lay/laid) the groceries on the table. the mayor gave a long speech. we learned that hot air (rises/raises). she decided to fly with a group of her classmates to the Bahamas A B C during the spring recess. 6. 2. Visitors were not permitted entering the park after dark because of the lack of security and A B C D lighting. After rising the flag to commemorate the holiday. 8. D 4. he still doesn’t know to prepare French foods A B C in the traditional manner. A B C D 2. Writers like William Shakespeare and Edgar Allan Poe are not only prolific but too interesting. D 9. I need both fine brown sugar as well as powdered sugar to bake a Hawaiian cake. Although Mark has been cooking for many years. After the heavy rain. The workers were (lying/laying) cement for the patio when it began to rain. 6. the water in the lake (raised/rose) another two feet. 9. 10. Circle the correct form of the verb in parentheses and underline the complement if there is one. C D 3. James’s counselor recommended that he should take a foreign language in his freshman year A B instead of waiting until the following year. My dog loves to sit / set in the sun. They tried to (set/sit) the explosives carefully on the floor. 7. In chemistry class. 5.
We should have been informed Janis about the change in plans regarding our weekend trip to A B C D the mountains. Marie’s cousin is studied law at one of the ivy-league universities in the East. D 16. A B C D 17. D 14. Did you know how that the actors’ strike will delay the beginning of the new television season A B C and cause the cancellation of many contracts? D 22. she found that she was mistaken. 21. D 20. you may get a cramp in your leg. . Despite the roadblock. the police allowed us enter the restricted area to search for our friends. The conquerors stole not only the gold and silver that were needed to replenish the badly A B C depleted treasury but also the supplies that were vital to the colonists as well. Louie got his sister read his class assignment. The general commanded the Officers’ Club be off limits to the new recruits. The president mentioned to the cabinet members he was going to negotiate a new treaty A B C with the foreign minister. If you set in that position for too long. Marcy said that she knew how the procedures for doing the experiment. 15. It was suggested that Pedro studies the material more thoroughly before attempting to pass the A B C D exam. B C D 13. News of Charles Lindbergh’s famous transatlantic flight in 1927 spread rapidly despite of the A B C lack of an international communication system. A B C D 18. but when we began A to work in the laboratory. and then asked her to write the report A B for him because he did not have enough time. D 19. A B C D 11. C D 12. The piano teacher requires that her student practices at least forty-five minutes every day A B C in preparation for next week’s recital.10.
Maribel has registered for both the afternoon anthropology class as well as the A B C evening sociology lecture.23. . The director encouraged them work in committees to plan a more effective advertising A B C campaign for the new product. The man. Jason’s professor had him to rewrite his thesis many times before allowing him to present A B C it to the committee. D 24. D 26. Mr. of whom the red car is parked in front of our house. The proposal has repealed after a thirty-minute discussion and a number of objections A B C to its failure to include our district. D 34. we A B C learned that all the dishwashers had been sold. Pat decided to come to the meeting so that there would be a quorum. D 31. 29. D 30. 32. D 27. He is the only candidate who the faculty members voted not to retain on the list of eligible A B C D replacements for Professor Kotey. That manufacturer is not only raising his prices but also decreasing the production of his product A B C as well. D 25. When we arrived at the store to purchase the dishwasher advertise in the newspaper. Hundreds of houses and other buildings were destroying by the raging tropical storm which later A B C D developed into a hurricane. A B C D 33. Food prices have raised so rapidly in the past few months that some families have been A B C forced to alter their eating habits. 28. is a prominent physician in this A B C D town. Although her severe pain. Harris will be divided the biology class into two sections to prevent overcrowding in his A B C D classroom.
D 46. D 41. D 47. Although the danger that he might be injured. he should lay in bed for a few A B C D days. The doctor suggested that he lay in bed for several days as a precaution against further damage A B C D to the tendons. Dr. Boris bravely entered the burning house in order A B C to save the youngster. A B C D 39. because of his severe cramps. Anderson that. humans have managed to communicate with others through sign A B C language. If you had sat the plant in a cooler location. Dr. he realized that his jacket had been laying on the A B C table the entire time. the apartment manager decided to rise the rent A B C by forty dollars per month. After Allan had searched for twenty minutes. that is a prerequisite for microbiology. words.35. Alvarez was displeased because the student had turned in an unacceptable report. Harper. which is the professor for this class. D 44. This class has canceled because too few students had registered before registration closed. A B C D 37. This class. so he A B C made him to rewrite it. In spite of the tenants’ objections. or ideas. A B C D 40. The problems that discovered since the initial research had been completed caused the A B C committee members to table the proposal temporarily. 45. 38. is so difficult that I would rather drop it. The doctor told Mr. A B C D 42. The projector director stated he believed it was necessary to study the proposals for several A B C more months before making a decision. D . will be absent this week because of illness. D 36. D 43. the leaves would not have burned. in which certain motions stand for letters. Despite of a language barrier.
7. 1. 4. 11. 2. The student is asking the professor when the class will do the next experiment. Mary Ellen says that she eats three well-balanced meals every day. 1. C D Test 42. 2. Test 43. 3. 4. Who _____ you that he was going to New York? When did you _____ Mary that the party would be? My sister _____ us that it had snowed in her town last week. He says that he will finish the project by May. That Mr. she did not receive a high enough score A B C to be accepted by the law school. 10. 8. 8. The little boy _____ a lie about not eating the cookies before lunch. Harvey _____ he would take us on a picnic today. at this late date A B it is not likely that we will be able finding a replacement. Change the main clause to past and adjust the dependent clause as necessary. The comedian always _____ his friends funny jokes when he is at a party. 9. Write the correct form of say or tell in the following sentences. Lou tells his friends that they are good tennis players. We know that you may move to France next year. The following contain sentences with present tense verbs in the main clause. Mark thinks he is going to win the award. Jones is not prepared to teach this course is not doubted. I realize that they are older than they look. 10. 5. 7. Example: We hope that he will be able to attend. No one in the second grade class could _____ time. 9. 6. 3. Despite Martha’s attempts to rise her test score. Steve says that he will make the dessert for the party. What time did you _____ that the lecture had begun? Who _____ that we are having an exam tomorrow? The judge instructed the witness to _____ the whole truth about the accident. Pete _____ the children some funny stories now. That these students have improved their grades because of their participation in the test review A B C D class. We hoped that he would be able to attend. We hope that you can play tennis later. . however. 6. Be careful to observe sequence of tenses.48. I hear that Kate has accepted a new position at the East Side Clinic. 5. 49. D 50.
17. 7. 9. Criticizing the defendant for his cruel behavior. Foreigners are easily impressed by the bullfighters as they march into the arena. Byrd’s book was accepted for publication because they thought it would be beneficial to students. Correct these illogical participial modifiers. . it was given to the man’s wife by the man. 13. the sentence was handed down by the judge. If you have to supply a noun. use any noun that will make the sentence correct. that is the question. Being very protective of its young. Because he could not _____ time. 1. 4. Seeing the advancing army. 9. many great books have been written about the famous Greek and Roman heroes. In their spare time. 19. James _____ that he has already done his homework. 7. the victory made Nancy jump for joy. After winning the tennis match. Plunging into the water. Being thoroughly dissatisfied with the picture. Being an early riser. an abandoned shack where they could take shelter was discovered by the hikers. 18. 2. 8. Ellen spotted her friend as she walked toward the Student Union. it was hidden in the closet. Bob and Helen hate flying because they make too much noise. 1. 5. The dispute between the faculty and the administration was not resolved until they got better working conditions. it was easy for Edna to adjust to her company’s new summer schedule. Having wandered through the mountain passes for days. 5. 3. the boy arrived home very late one evening. Hamlet _____. I wonder who _____ that blondes had more fun. Dr. all valuables were hidden under the stairwell. Larry _____ that his friends would be going camping next week. all those who approach the nest are attacked by the mother eagle. Test 44. the drowning child was rescued. Test 45. 15.” Our teacher _____ that we would not have any homework during the vacation. “To be or not to be. Rewrite the following sentences so that each pronoun has a clear antecedent. The children were frightened because they made such eerie sounds. I saw my friend in the library and _____ that I had wanted to talk to him. 3. 14. Shaun _____ that he had already seen the movie. You may have to reword the main clause and add a subject. 8. Mary loves touring the country by train because it is so interesting. 6. The colonel was decorated for bravery. 20. 6. 4.12. After painting the car. 16. 10. 2. having fought them off. Never _____ a secret to a person who spreads gossip. Casey was not admitted to the country club because they thought he was not socially acceptable.
Test 47. When the roads became too slippery. The (breaking/broken) dishes lay on the floor. Compassionate friends tried to console the (crying/cried) children. we decided to return back to the cabin and wait for the storm to subside. 7. but our friends told us it was a (boring/bored) movie. 8. After Jill had shown Tim how to insert the paper once. 15. 17. 5. 7. I think that we should come up with a new innovation for doing this job. The (frightening/frightened) hostages only wanted to be left alone. 8. 13.10. 6. We were going to see the movie at the Center Theater. 18. We could not open the (locking/locked) door without a key. so it should be crossed out. I think we have sufficient enough information to write the report. a two-minute period of silence was observed by the baseball players for their recently deceased teammate. Cross out the redundant word in each of the following sentences. 16. Mrs. 2. The (trembling/trembled) children were given a blanket for warmth. 2. As we entered the (crowding/crowded) room. The (exciting/excited) passengers jumped into the lifeboats when notified that the ship was sinking. 14. 3. 1. . Before playing ball. The twins have the same identical birthmarks on their backs. Jameson told my brother to elevate his (aching/ached) foot. We saw the (advancing/advanced) army from across town. she repeated the operation again. The wind made such (frightening/frightened) noises that the children ran to their parents’ room. 20. 3. Example: The carpenter joined the two beams together with long nails. Our representative presented the (approving/approved) plan to the public. 10. 4. The (interesting/interested) tennis match caused a great deal of excitement. The (cleaning/cleaned) shoes were placed in the sun to dry. 5. 11. 19. 12. he notified the fire department immediately. Dr. 9. I noticed my cousins. Test 46. Nobody could get out of work early enough to attend the matinee performance. Mary’s (cleaning/cleaned) service comes every Wednesday. Harris’s (approving/approved) smile let us know that our speeches were well done. 4. The police towed away the (parking/parked) cars because they were blocking the entrance.) 1. Choose the correct form of the participles used as adjectives in the following sentences. Rita and her sister competed together in the musical talent show. 6. (Together is the redundant word. When James noticed the (burning/burnt) building. The (smiling/smiled) Mona Lisa is on display in the Louvre in Paris. The (blowing/blown) wind of the hurricane damaged the waterfront property. The mountain climbers proceeded forward on their long trek up the side of the mountain.
My cousins love to play with the two twins from across the street. hard-working. My father read us the newspaper article. Collecting stamps. Slowly and with care. 5. 2. on welfare. and will harvest the crop. I’ll send the books to you next week. 10. My friends sent me a bouquet of flowers while I was in the hospital. and have a lot of debts. the museum director removed the Ming vase from the shelf and placed it on the display pedestal. Test 48. wagged its tail. Louie drew a lovely picture for his mother. 7. a well-written report. running through puddles. John owes his friend the money. The puppy stood up slowly. playing chess. Pass me the salt. The farmer plows the fields. 4. 3. Children love playing in the mud. and that they work hard. She made a bookcase for her cousin. Ecologists are trying to preserve our environment for future generations by protecting the ozone layer. Rewrite these sentences placing the indirect object immediately after the verb and eliminating the preposition. Mary handed the tray to her brother. many people are without jobs. He brought the telegram to her this morning. 1. 9. Picasso painted his wife a beautiful portrait.9. 9. 4. 3. Test 49. 3. 8. and artistic. and barked. Test 50. They wrote a letter to us. purifying the air. blinking its eyes. Change the following sentences so that they are parallel. The clerk sold us the records. 10. 6. and have replanted the trees that have been cut down. They found him a good. 1. 2. My sister sent a game to my daughter for her birthday. 7. Despite America’s affluence. an athlete. inexpensive car. 6. The author gave an autographed copy of his book to his friend. . 4. 8. please. 5. and always told the truth. 5. That teacher taught grammar to us last year. Marcia is a scholar. and they get very dirty. plants the seeds. 6. 2. and to mount beautiful butterflies are Derrick’s hobbies. 7. Mary showed the photographs to me. The chief of police demanded from his assistants an orderly investigation. The minister joined the bride and groom together in holy wedlock. Rewrite these sentences placing the direct object immediately after the verb and supplying the correct preposition. 10. Abraham Lincoln was a good president and was self-educated. 1.
2. Henry had hardly started working when he realized that he needed to go to the library. 4. Jennifer had hardly entered the room when she felt the presence of another person. 9. The construction crew built them a house in four weeks. to its original owner the wallet c. Jorge rarely forgets to do his homework. fearing that he will be incriminated by it 2. We will be able to buy the car only with a bank loan. 1. 5. because he was afraid that his answers would incriminate him d. Super Test 4. for the government twenty million dollars. In spite of his hard work c. b. 8. to the government twenty million dollars d. 10. twenty millions of dollars to the government . 3. The defendant refused to answer the prosecutor’s questions _____ . Forbes be able to regain control of the company. This professor seldom lets his students leave class early. for fear that they will incriminate him c. a wallet back to its original owner b. Test 51. the wallet to its original owner 4. a. He has never played a better game than he has today. because he was afraid it would incriminate him b.8. Change each of the following sentences so that the adverbial is at the beginning of the sentence. Mrs. The hospital owes _____ for the construction of the new wing. _____ will Mr. the wallet to its originally owner d. Jane can finish this work only by staying up all night. 6. We have never heard so moving a rendition as this one. We rarely watch television during the week. 9. the government twenty million dollars. With hard work b. 10. 1. a. c. a. The girls couldn’t wait to show us the bicycles. She bought him a red jacket. Only if he works hardly d. 7. a. Only with hard work 3. Walker has returned _____ . Maria seldom missed a football game when she was in the United States.
Never before have c. a. _____ did Jerome accept the job. Casagrande b. told to her professors b. _____ . a. is telling her professors 6. _____ so many people been out of work as today. Casagrande d. In the past. Because it was interesting work c. The work was interesting .5. Of their belief that he was an good artist d. the case was discussed again by the detectives c. _____ . the convention members were pleased to hear Dr. Having finished lunch. the position for Mr. More than ever before b. Having been asked to speak at the convention. there never were 8. there never have d. Only because it was interesting work b. Maria _____ that she could not attend classes next week. Casagrande prepared some notes c. Armstrong the position c. Sierra offered _____ because she had faith in his capabilities. Armstrong d. a. a. Armstrong the position b. to Mr. Formerly. Mr. The artist was asked to show some paintings at the contest because _____ . Armstrong to the position 11. said her professors c. they discussed the case d. Ms. some notes were prepared for Dr. a. a. Dr. Casagrande 7. some notes were prepared by Dr. He painted very good b. a. Only because it was interested work d. the detectives began to discuss the case b. Mr. The judges had been told of his talents 9. They believed he painted well c. a bunch of detectives discussed the case 10. told her professors d.
the firemen tried to isolate the village from all A B C D traffic. and it saves gas b. The victims who were burning screamed 13. temporarily because there was not sufficient evidence b. for keep financial records that were improper 16. safe devices. a. because at the present time there was not sufficient evidence d. This car has many features including _____ . because financewise he kept poor records c. air conditioned. stereo. safety devices. learning about history. Some Italian scholars stressed the study of grammar. good music. a. _____ were slowly lowered to the ground for medical attention. because for the time being there were not sufficient evidence c. When the tank car carried the toxic gas derailed. safety devices. they slip on the thin ice and fell into the deep water. stereo. The proposal was tabled _____ that it would be helpful. and good gas d. 18. a.12. and low gas mile-age 14. safety devices. because his financial records were improperly b. The victims who were screaming and who were burning b. temporarily because there was not sufficient enough evidence 15. A B C D 19. stereo. air conditioning. D . The screaming burn victims c. they will be stopped. a. ticketed. If motorists do not observe the traffic regulations. for keeping improper financial records d. air conditioning. The screamed burnt victims d. 17. rhetoric. and A B C D poetry. air condition. While the boys were ice skating. Adams was dismissed from his position _____ . and A B C have to pay a fine. and gas c.
In Rome. Being that he was a good swimmer. Fred. A B C D 25. D 22. C D . 28. but found it impossible to A B C D do. Some of the people were standing in the street watched the parade. Venice. who usually conducts the choir rehearsals. The atmosphere in Andalucia is open. The carpenters tried to join together the pieces of the broken beam. A short time before her operation last month. As soon as Pete had arrived. did not show up last night because he had an A B C accident on his way to the practice. 27. and other cities. A B which is the basis of the Renaissance. D 23. the students were ready to begin their A B C D classes at the university. he told us that he will be leaving for London tomorrow after the A B C D board meeting. 24. and gives a welcome feeling to all who have A B C the good fortune to visit there. 26. while others were singing A B C D songs. Now that they have successfully passed the TOEFL. Carlyle dreams of her daughter who A B C lives overseas.20. Mrs. warm. D 21. John jumped into the water and rescued the drowning child. there developed an intellectual movement called humanism.
. the contractor told us them at the A B C planning meeting. Having finished his term paper before the deadline. Peabody had died. D 37. since they had difficulty A B C understanding what to do after he had explained it the first time. the money from his estate reverted back to the company which he A B C had served as president for ten years. D 36. the educational training we received. The new student’s progress advanced forward with such speed that all his teachers A B C were amazed. 34. 33. The teacher repeated the assignment again for the students. D 30. Mantovani conducted the orchestra gracefully and with style to the delight of his appreciative A B C D audience. After learning all the details about the project.29. clay-tile roofs. The way we react to other people. In the distance could be seen the sleepy little village with their closely clustered adobe houses A B C D and red. we discussed the possibility of your writing a A B C D research paper. and the knowledge we A B display are all part of our cultural heritage. 32. it was delivered to the professor before the A B C D class. D 35. C D 31. After Mr. When you come after class this afternoon.
the Mitchells continued their hike up the mountain. a bunch of people turned out for the annual parade. 40. After the rain had let out.38. Although the weather was not perfect. After she had dressed and ate breakfast. Lucy rushed off to her office for a meeting with her A B C D accountant. A B C D 39. A B C D .
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