Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Are YOU Bright Enough to Pass This English Test?


Prepositions in wh-questions

1. What are you worrying _____?
A) about 
B) at
C) to

2. What kind of holiday are you interested _____?
A) for
B) at
C) in 

3. What are you getting ready ____?
A) for 
B) to
C) about

4. What are you staring ____?
A) at 
B) about
C) for 

5. What are you frightened ____?
A) in 
B) of 
C) into

Verbs followed by an -ing form
Which of these verbs can be followed by an -ing form?
1
A) anticipate 
B) appear
C) arrange

2
A) care
B) claim
C) complete 

3
A) decide
B) delay +
C) demand

4
A) imagine 
B) hesitate
C) fail

5
A) vow
B) wait
C) miss 

Synonyms
1. What is the synonym for "quote"?
A) insert
B) conceal
C) cite 

2. What is the synonym for "alter"?
A) abide
B) remain
C) change +

3. What is the synonym for "ascend"?
A) rise +
B) sink
C) decline 

4. What is the synonym for "reluctant"?
A) ready
B) unwilling +
C) disposed

5.  What is the synonym for "hasten"?
A) accelerate +
B) hinder
C) check

Concrete and abstract nouns
Is the following word concrete or abstract?
1. Anxiety
A) concrete
B) abstract 

2. Sweat
A) concrete 
B) abstract

3. Freedom
A) concrete
B) abstract 

4. Culture
A) concrete
B) abstract +

5.Estate
A) concrete +
B) abstract

Countable and always plural
Is the word the plural form of a countable noun, or plural-only noun.
1. She always wears "gloves" when washing dishes.
A) plural form of the noun 
B) plural-only noun

2. She always wears beautiful "clothes".
A) plural form of the noun 
B) plural-only noun 

3. Average "earnings" rose faster than prices.
A) plural form of the noun 
B) plural-only noun 

4. The dog growled and bared its "teeth".
A) plural form of the noun 
B) plural-only noun

5. I was listening to the radio through "headphones".
A) plural form of the noun 
B) plural-only noun 

As or Like? Quiz

1. Steve looks nothing _____ his father. A) as B) like