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1.          Australia has … area of about eight million square kilometers.
a) the                               b) an                               c) –
2.          … continent of Australia is mostly … great plain with mountains in the east and south-east.
a) a                                 b) –                         c) the
a) –                                 b) the                      c) a
3.          Agriculture is … main occupation in Australia.
a) –                                 b) a                         c) the
4.          Australia is famous for its sheep.
… great sheep-farms are called … sheep stations.
a) –                                 b) the                      c) a
a) the                              b) a                         c) –
5.          Australia has … parliament in each state and … Federal Parliament of … Commonwealth at Canberra.
a) a                                 b) the                      c) –
a) –                                 b) a                         c) the
a) the                              b) –                         c) a
6.          Australia is … federation of six states and two territories.
a) the                              b) a                         c) –
7.          Australia is … world’s largest country
a) a                                 b) –                          c) the
8.          … west of Australia consists of … broad plateau.
a) the                              b) a                         c) –
a) –                                 b) the                      c) a
9.          Like the United States, Canada began as … agricultural country.
a) –                                 b) an                                c) the
10.    Among … Canada’s wealth of natural resources are minerals and forests.
a) the                              b) –                         c) a
11.    … Maple Leaf has been … symbol of Canada for over 200 years.
a) a                                 b) –                          c) the
a) the                              b) a                         c) –
12.    July 1, 1867 is … date of Canada’s birthday.
a) the                              b) –                         c) a
13.    … school system of … most of … provinces has 12 grades
a) a                                 b) the                      c) –
a) the                              b) a                         c) –
a) a                                  b) the                      c) –
14.   … Prime Minister directs … government.
a) a                                 b) –                          c) the
a) a                                 b) the                      c) –
15.    Canada’s constitution is partly unwritten and partly written.
a) –                                 b) the                      c) a
16.    New Zealand is … Island Nation.
a) the                              b) an                       c) –
17.    New Zealand is dominated by … Nature, with magnificent beaches, lakes and mountains.
a) –                                 b) the                      c) a

18.   … mountainous nature of New Zealand is one of its most striking physical characteristics.
a) a                                 b) –                          c) the
19.    New Zealand has … oceanic climate, without extremes of heat or cold.
a) the                              b) an                       c) a
20.   … kiwi is … rare flightless bird native to New Zealand, and is … symbol of New Zealand .
a) a                                 b) –                          c) the
a) the                              b) a                         c) –
a) –                                 b) a                         c) the
21.   The news … at 9 o’clock.
a) is following                        b) follows                       c) follow
22.   What … your news?
a) are                              b) be                               c) is
23.   The police … five arrests.
a) has made                     b) have made          c) makes
24.   Militia … always ready to help people.
a) are                               b) is                         c) be
25.   He gave me some pieces of …
a) a good advice             b) good advices       c) good advice
26.   The cattle … in the yard.
a) are                       b) is                         c) be
27.   He has some grey … .
a) hair                     b) hairs                    c) hairing
28.   We have … on this subject.
a) a very little information.
b) very little informations.
c) very little information.
29.   … cheap in summer.
a) Fruit is                b) Fruits are            c) Fruit are
30.   On the table there are apples, plumps and other … .
a) fruit                     b) fruits                   c) pieces of fruits
31.   This is my room and … .
a) Peter’s                 b) Peter                    c) Peter’s room
32.   It was … walk along a dry road.
a) three-miles          b) a three-mile         c) three-mile
33.   We drove for … of miles.
a) hundred              b) the hundred        c) hundreds
34.   I wear size … shoes.
a) the thirty-sixth
b) thirty-six
c) a thirty-six
35.    … schoolchildren were present at the meeting.
a) Five hundred      b) The five hundred        c)Five hundreds
36.   May … is my sister’s birthday.
a) twenty-third                b)the twenty-third   c) twenty-three
37.   … his father … his mother was like other people.
a) Either … or         b) Neither … nor    c) Nor … or
38.   This film is … interesting … that one.
a) so … as               b) as … as               c) not … as
39.   … the wheat … the barley will be shipped tomorrow.
a) As …as               b) So … as              c) Both … and
40.   We object … to the terms of payment, … to the time of delivery.
a) not only … but also
b) either … or        
c) both … and
41.   He will do it … he comes home.
a) as long as            b) as soon as           c) since
42.   What have you been doing … I last saw you?
a) as                        b) since                   c)as soon as
43.   I shall go to the cinema tomorrow … I am too busy.
a) lest                      b) if                         c) unless
44.   Walter Scott was greatly interested … the past … his country and studied it … documents, history and legends.
a) on                               b) at                                c) in
a) of                        b) for                      c) at
a) by                               b) with                    c) in
45.   I put the letter … my pocket.
a) in                        b) to                        c) into
46.   Florence was looking … him … silence.
a) to                        b) for                       c) at
a) in                        b) at                         c) with
47.   I have thought … you so often.
a) about                   b) of                                c) on
48.   Florence went up to Uncle Sol and kissed him … the cheek.
a) at                         b) on                       c) in
49.   Joe Larrabee dreamed … becoming a great artist.
a) about                   b) by                       c) of
50.   They fell … love … each other, and … a short time they married.
a) to                        b) in                        c) at
a) with                    b) to                        c) among
a) withing                       b) after                    c) in
51.   I cannot take such a rich gift. I shall pay you its weight … gold.
a) with                    b) by                       c) in
52.   I ran … him till the crowd hid him … my sight.
a) behind                 b) after                    c) with
a) from                    b) of                                c) out
53.   He made a speech … nature protection.
a) about                   b) of                                c) on
54.   The car was standing … the edge of the road … the shadow of some pines.
a)on                        b) in                         c) at
a)in                         b) at                         c) within
55.   I have come to you to ask … information.
a) about                   b) for                       c) of
56.   It’s a long time … I have seen her.
a) since                   b) when                   c) while
57.   It’s nice … you to say so.
a) to                        b) for                       c) of
58.   He would stop … nothing now.
a) to                        b) at                         c) for
59.   I know it … certain.
a) for                       b) to                        c) with
60.   The Volga is … river in Europe.
a) longer                  b) the longest          c) the most long
61.    It is not often that even … writers are like their … characters.
a) better                   b) the best               c) good
a) the best                b) better                  c) best
62.   This is … novel I have ever read.
a) interesting          
b) more interesting 
c) the most interesting
63.   I am tall, my … brother is … than I, my … brother is … of us three.
a) elder                    b) older           c) old
a) more tall              b) tallier           c) taller
a) oldest                  b) eldest          c) the eldest
a) the most tall        b) the tallest     c) tallest
64.   The Volga is … than the Dnieper.
a) the longer            b) longer         c) a longer
65.   She is … member of our circle.
a) the activer           b) the most active    c) more active
66.   I shall do it with … pleasure.
a) the greatest          b) the most great     c)more great
67.   … discussion will follow.
a) far                       b) farther                 c) further
68.    Baikal is … freshwater lake in Europe and Asia.
a) the most large     b) the largest           c) larger
69.   This is … street in the town.
a) the narrowest                             
b) the most narrow        
c) narrower
70.   I could not permit him to take so … labour upon himself.
a) many                   b) a few                   c) much
71.   We’ll rest … minutes and go back.
a) few                     b) a few                   c) a little
72.   … of what he says is true.
a) many                   b) a few                   c)much
73.   I have very … time.
a) little                     b) few                      c) a few
74.   Please give me … water.
a) a little                  b) little                     c) few
75.   I have … books.
a) little                     b) a few                   c) a little
76.   There is … chalk in the box.
a) little                     b) many                   c) few
77.   Give me … ink.
a) no                                b) any                      c) some
78.   Have you brought … water?
a) some                   b) any                      c) no
79.   It’s … invention, and he wants to give it do our country.
a) some                   b) any                      c) no
80.   Will you have … biscuits?
a) some                   b) any                      c) no
81.   … three hundred delegates will gather in our city.
a) any                      b) some                   c) no
82.   All molecules have the same average energy at … given moment.
a) any                      b) some                   c) no
83.   If you want to slow a molecule, let it do … work.
a) no                               b) some                   c) any
84.   … child knows  about it.
a) any                      b) some                   c) no
85.   Would you like … coffee?
a) no                               b) some                   c) any
86.   I do not have … English books.
a) some                   b) any                      c) no
87.   I can explain … to …, and I like doing it.
a) anything              b) something           c) nothing
a) somebody           b) anybody             c) nobody
88.   I wasn’t risking ….
a) something           b) nothing                       c) anything
89.   I can’t see …, it’s too dark.
a) something           b) anything             c) nothing
90.   Is … all right?
a) anything              b) everything          c) something
91.   Will you have … apple?
a) other                   b) another                        c) some
92.   I read the book ….
a) oneself                b) by me                  c) myself
93.   Camilla told …it was ridiculous to feel nervous.
a) herself                 b) oneself                        c) by her
94.   Don’t talk so loudly. Behave … .
a) themselves          b) yourselves          c) one another
95.   Be careful! Don’t cut … .
a) oneself                b) herself                 c) yourself
96.   They said so … .
a) ourselves             b) themselves          c) oneself
97.   Don’t hurt …, Bill!
a) yourself              b) himself                        c) oneself
98.   This is … book and this is … .
a) mine                    b) my              c) yours
a) yours                  b) your            c) my
99.   Is it your car? – Yes, it is … .
a) my                       b) me                       c) mine
100.   We’ve got a new TV set too. But … is much better.
a)their                     b) your                    c) yours
101.   Will you join … team or …?
a) their                    b) theirs                   c) their’s
a) our’s                   b) ours                     c) our
102.   Ann is having … music lesson.
a) hers                     b) her’s                    c) her
103.   … pleased her  there.
a) nothing                       b) no                       c) neither
104.   … could answer the question.
a) no                               b) nobody                       c) nothing
105.   … answer was correct.
a) nothing                       b) neither                 c) none
106.   There is … harm in doing that.
a) nothing                       b) neither                 c) no
107.   I saw … interesting there.
a) no                               b) nothing                       c) none
108.   Is there a cinema in your street? No, there is … .
a) no                               b) nothing                       c) none
109.   … of us knew about his return.
a) none                    b) no                       c) neither
110.   … the pupils have passed the examination.
a) both                    b) all                        c) every
111.   … my sisters are students.
a) all                               b) every                   c) both
112.   She spends … her free time in the reading-room.
a) every                   b) all                        c) everything
113.   … graduated from the University last year.
a) both of them               b) both                    c) all
114.   What … do you need?
a) any more             b) else                     c) still
115.   He didn’t … look up.
a) yet                       b) still                      c) even
116.   We’ll have to think of something … to do.
a) any more             b) else                      c) still
117.   … now he won’t eat fish.
a) even                    b) still                      c) yet
118.   He … hasn’t come.
a) still                      b) yet                       c) else
119.   I play … a bit.
a) yet                       b) else                      c) still
120.   It is cold in Lapland … in July.
a) even                    b) yet                       c) still
121.   And, … worse, he forgot his money.
a) still                      b) yet                       c) even
122.   It has …to be decided.
a) even                    b) yet                       c) still
123.   He may surprise us all … .
a) yet                       b) else                     c) still
124.   Need you go ...?
a) already                        b) still                      c) yet
125.   Even when it rains he … goes out for a walk.
a) still                      b) yet                       c) else
126.   I am not going … .
a) still                      b) yet                       c) else
127.   It rained … harder.
a) yet                       b) still                      c) else
128.   I … a letter yesterday.
a) write                   b) wrote                   c) have written
129.   We shall not have supper until mother … .
a) came                   b) will come            c) comes
130.   I can help you if you … it.
a) will like               b) like                      c) liked
131.   … let him do it.
a) not                      b) no                       c) don’t
132.   … take care of yourself.
a) to                        b) do                       c) not
133.   You … your own business!
a) mind                   b) let mind              c) not mind
134.   Just … here for a minute, will you?
a) coming                       b) to come               c) come
135.   And … me, Daniel.
a) not call                        b) not calling           c) don’t call
136.   There … 800,000 Indians in the United States now.
a) is                         b) are                       c) has been
137.   There … a hotel not far away.
a) are                       b) is                         c) has been
138.   There … a lecture next Friday.
a) is                         b) has been              c) will be
139.   There … always a lot of tourists here.
a) are                       b) is                         c) will be
140.   There … some brilliant students here last year.
a) was                     b) had been             c) were
141.   … there anyone to replace him?
a) are                       b) has been              c) is
142.   There … always something to talk about.
a) was                     b) is                         c) has been
143.   Who … there to advise us?
a) are                       b) is                         c) has been
144.   There … something about him I don’t like.
a) will be                 b) has been              c) is
145.   There … doctor in the village.
a) is not                   b) is no                    c) is no a
146.   There … apples at the market.
a) are no                  b) are not                 c) are not the
147.   There … one for me to talk to.
a) was not                       b) was no the          c) was no
148.   There … stopping him.
a) is not                   b) is no                    c) are no
149.   There … soul to be seen.
a) was not a             b) was not               c) has not
150.   The United States of America … one of the largest countries in the world.
a) are                       b) is                         c) has been
151.   Approximately two-thirds of the population … in urban areas.
a) have lived           b) has lived             c) live
152.   Throughout London people … by buses or by underground trains.
a) have travelled      b) travel                   c) are travelled
153.   The British Parliament … in Westminster Palace.
a) does sit                       b) sit                                c) sits
154.   The steamer … tomorrow.
a) sails                     b) will sail               c) is sailing
155.   Let’s eat before we … .
a) start                     b) are starting          c) will start
156.   It … again.
a) rains                    b) is raining             c) are raining
157.   She … quite well now.
a) feels                    b) is feeling             c) felt
158.   They … this text, and … it now.
a) understand          b) are understanding       c) is understanding
a) have translated    b) are translating     c) translate
159.   What … Nick … at so attentively?
a) does … look               b) has … looked     c) is looking
160.   I … a man, he … the street.
a) am seeing            b) see                      c) have seen
a) is crossing           b) crosses                        c) cross
161.   I … many books by Dickens.
a) read                     b) had read              c) have read
162.   You … at all.
a) didn’t changed    b) haven’t changed c) aren’t changing
163.   So much … since I … you last.
a) happened            b) happens              c) has happened
a) have seen            b) saw                     c) had seen
164.   You … otherwise after you … the film yourself.
a) think                   b) will think            c) thought
a) have seen            b) will see               c) saw
165.   … you … to the theatre lately?
a) had … been        b) have … been       c) were … been
166.   I … hard all day today.
a) have worked               b) worked                       c) had worked

167.   We … to wait for Tom, he … yet … his task.
a) will have             b) had                      c) have
a) hasn’t … finished              
b) didn’t … finished      
c) isn’t … finishing
168.   I … English for two years already.
a) studied               
b) have studied              
c) have been studying
169.   I am tired, I … in the garden all day long.
a) worked                      
b) was working              
c) have been working
170.   He … since 6 this morning.
a) was travelling                    
b) is travelling        
c)has been travelling
171.   Show me the book you … just … .
a) have … been reading                 
b) have … read              
c) was … reading
172.   Let’s take a walk. I … around all day.
a) was sitting           b)have been sitting          c) is sitting
173.   What … here?
a) did you do         
b) had you done            
c) have you been doing
174.   “You …?” she accused. “Your eyes are red”.
a) have been crying        b) cried                   c) was crying
175.   I only hope she … sensible.
a) was                             b) will be                 c) would be
176.   We … tomorrow.
a) should have rain        
b) shall have rain   
c) are having rain
177.   The … here in ten minutes.
a) will be                         b) shall be               c) are
178.    That …, thank you.
a) is do                            b) will do                c) was do
179.   … I … the sentence into English?
a) Will … translate         
b) Shall … translate
c) Should … translate
180.   … you … for dinner?
a) Will … stay               
b) Will … be staying     
c) Would … stay
181.   Helen … an English book when I return home.
a) will be reading            b) will read      c) has read
182.   I … you at 4 o’clock sharp.
a) shall expect                
b) shall be expecting
c) shall have expected
183.   I … when you come with my things.
a) shall clean up             
b) would clean up  
c) shall be cleaning up
184.   It’s no use trying to see our English teacher at 11. He … a lesson at that time.
a) will give              b) will be giving      c) would give
185.   She … while I … my notes in order.
a) will be typing      b) will type              c) would type
a) will put                        b) will be putting    c) am putting
186.   When you … our things I … arrangements about the tickets over the telephone.
a) will be packing   b) are packing                 c) would pack
a) shall be making   b)am making           c) would make
187.   She … for London tomorrow.
a) will leave            b) is leaving            c) leaves
188.   Betty … this text today.
a) is going to translate            
b) will translate                      
c) translates
189.   Our neighbours … to a new flat in a week.
a) will move            b) move                  c) are moving
190.   Flowers … without water.
a) are going to die   b) will die                       c) are dying
191.   Helen … her exam tomorrow.
a) will take              b) is going to take   c) is taking
192.   Ann … the final answer before he returns.
a) will give              b) gives                   c) will have given
193.   … you … your dinner by 3 o’clock?
a) Will … have had b) Will … have       c) Have … had
194.   By the end of the term we … two English books.
a) shall read            b) shall have read    c) read
195.   You … me by then.
a) will forget          
b) have forgotten   
c) will have forgotten
196.   I hope you … by that time.
a) will have had a good sleep        
b) will have a good sleep                       
c) have had a good sleep
197.   I have not learnt the poem yet but I … it by the evening.
a) shall have learnt  b) shall learn           c) have learn
198.   Nora … a book for two hours when I come.
a) will be reading   
b) will have been reading              
c) will read
199.   By next year we … in the town for six years.
a) shall live            
b) shall have lived  
c) shall have been living
200.   By 2006 he … at the plant for ten years.
a) will have been working             
b) will be working                 
c) will have worked
201.    When mother returns home at five o’clock, I … in the garden for six hours.
a) shall work          
b)shall be working 
c) shall have been working
202.   There are many theories about why dinosaurs … .
a) have died out      b) died out              c) had died out
203.   One of the worst hurricanes in American history, Camille (1969) … over 250 deaths and … great damage.
a) had caused          b) has caused          c) caused
a) did                      b) had done             c) was doing
204.    Once Walt Irvine and his wife Madge, who … in a small cottage in the mountains, … a dog.
a) had lived             b) were living          c) lived
a) had found           b) found                  c) has found
205.   A party of three men … for spring, when the river … free of ice.
a) were waiting       b) waited                 c) had waited
a) was                     b) would be             c) had been
206.   Captain Webb … the first man who … across the English Channel.
a) had been             b) was                     c) would be
a) was swimming    b) had swum           c) swam
207.   In 1902 a young woman … to go over the Niagara Falls in a barrel.
a) decided               b) had decided        c) would decided
208.   In the old days when ships … the seas and oceans under sails, every trip … an adventure.
a) were crossing      b) had crossed         c) crossed
a) had been             b) was                     c) would be
209.   Nobody knows if such a man as Robin Hood really … .
a) lived                    b) was living           c) had lived
210.   In July, 1883, Captain Webb came up to the Niagara River and jumped into the water. Many people … him from the banks.
a) watched              b) had watched                c) were watching
211.   Thousand of eyes … at the river, but the man did not come up.
 a) were looking      b) looked                c) had looked
212.   In 1872 an American ship … the Atlantic from New York to Portugal.
a) crossed                       b) was crossing               c) had crossed
213.    It … all day yesterday.
a) snowed               b) was snowing       c) had snowed
214.   The light went out while we … supper.
a) were having                b) had                     c) had had
215.   – What … you … all day yesterday?
– All that time I … for my examination.
a) did you do          b) were you doing   c) had you done
a) prepared              b) would prepare     c) was preparing
216.   While my mother … a book I … the piano.
a) was reading         b) read                    c) had read
a) played                 b) was playing        c) would play
217.   It … hard when I woke up.
a) rained                  b) had rained           c) was raining
218.   At two o’clock yesterday I … a book.
a) was reading         b) read                    c) had read
219.   By ten Sarah … all the work.
a) finished               b) had finished                c) was finishing
220.   When they reached their camp the sun … .
a) set                       b) was set                        c) had set
221.   Nick … the book by the time I came.
a) read                     b) had read              c) was reading
222.   I … hardly … more than the first three chapters when my attention was diverted by a conversation.
a) had … read         b) read                    c) would read
223.   Lucy … scarcely … her head on the pillow when she fell asleep.
a) would … put       b) was … putting    c) had … put
224.   He did as you … him.
a) told                     b) had told              c) were telling
225.   The news didn’t surprise me for I … it for some time past.
a) has been expecting     
b) had expected                     
c) had been expecting
226.   He turned off the electric light. The electric light … all night.
a) had been burning               
b) had burned                
c) was burning

227.   I was very tired when I went to bed for I … hard all day.
a) had worked        
b) had been working
c) was working
228.   Perry shut the magazine she … and glanced up at the clock.
a) had been reading        b) had read              c) was reading
229.   I took the book which he … .
a) was reading               
b) had read             
c) had been reading
230.   They … for an hour and a half when Alan said that he could no longer work.
a) had worked                
b) had been working      
c) was working
231.   Jim told me he … never … the same mistake.
a) will … repeat             
b) would … have repeated                    
c) would repeat
232.   I was sure that he … next week.
a) would return                      
b) will be returneding                    
c) would have returned
233.   She thought that I … all day.
a) shall work                  
b) shall be working                
c) should be working
234.   I was sure she … as usual.
a) would be late             
b) will be late         
c) would have been late
235.   William asked me if I could help him and I said that I … him willingly.
a) will help              b) would help          c) would be helping
236.   Nelly said that she … an English lesson at 11 o’clock.
a) would be having b) would have         c) will be having
237.   Mike said that he … the text by 5 o’clock.
a) should have copied    
b) should copy               
c) should be copying
238.   He said that by the first of April he … at that plant for fifteen years.
a) would work       
b) would have worked   
c) would have been working
239.   We thought we … from hunger when at last we came to a small village.
a) would be dying          
b) would die   
c) would have died
240.   A lot of pillows … into the barrel and the girl got into it.
a) was put               b) were put              c) are put
241.   Veteran cars are those which … before 1904.
a) had been made    b) were made          c) were being made
242.   You … French next year.
a) will be taught     
b) will have been taught 
c) are being taught
243.   The work … already.
a) was finished               
b) has been finished       
c) has being finished
244.   I … for by my friends.
a) am waited          
b) have been waited       
c) am being waited
245.   Dinner … by the time you return.
a) will be cooked   
b) would be cooked       
c) will have been cooked

246.   The book … to me before it appeared on sale.
a) had been promised     
b) was promised
c) had bein promised
247.   He said that the house … next year.
a) will be built         b) would be built     c) has been built
248.   This important question … at the meeting now.
a) is being discussed              
b) is discussed               
c) has been discussed
249.   The problem  … when I entered the room.
a) was discussed     
b) had been discussed            
c) was being discussed
250.   She said that the article … by four o’clock.
a) will be translated                
b) would be translated           
c) would have been translated
251.   She … at by everybody.
a) is laughed           b) is laughing          c) is been laughed
252.   I am sure the work … by the time you return.
a) will be completed              
b) would be completed          
c) will have been completed
253.   He said he … the letter himself.
a) will post              b) would post          c) posts
254.   My brother said that he … her for several years.
a) knew                  b) knows                 c) had known
255.   Biologists say that Lake Erie … not less than twenty years to clean itself of undecayed wastes if all pollution is stopped now.
a) will take              b) has taken             c) takes
256.    Scientists say that we … a lot about dinosaurs.
a) knew                  b) will know           c) know
257.   Mendeleyev said that the vacant places in his table … by yet unknown elements.
a) will be filled                b) would be filled    c) are filled
258.   The man asked … about further news.
a) to be informed   
b) to being informed              
c) to have being informed
259.   I was asked … in time.
a) coming                b) to come               c) come
260.   You are required … at 9 o’clock.
a) to have been        b) to be                   c) be
261.   When you cross the street … very attentive.
a) are                      b) to be                   c) be
262.   As soon as you are ready we … .
a) shall start             b) have started         c) start
263.   If it … last Sunday, we should have gone to the country.
a) hadn’t rained       b) wasn’t raining     c) didn’t rain
264.   She knew that somebody … her as soon as anything was known.
a) will phone           b) would phone       c) phones
265.   I … you on Sunday unless I hear to the contrary.
a) would expect      b) expect                 c) will expect
266.   Whenever I see him, he … that hat.
a) is wearing           b) will wear             c) would wear
267.   He … if you called.
a) will come            b) would come                c) came
268.   I … the heating if it gets colder.
a) shall turn on                b) turn on                        c) would turn on
269.   If we hadn’t wasted time, we … the train.
a) wouldn’t miss    
b) wouldn’t have missed       
c) wouldn’t be missing
270.   I … more sympathetic if she hadn’t accused me of lying.
a) would be             b) will be                 c) would have been
271.   I … my job if I had known how difficult it is to find another one.
a) didn’t leave                
b) wouldn’t have left             
c) were not leaving
272.   If there hadn’t been an accident on the motorway I … here in really good time for the meeting.
a) would have been b) would be             c) was
273.   Had I known he was ill, I … never … at him.
a) would … shouted      
b) did … shout              
c) would … have shouted
274.   I wish it … spring now!
a) was                      b) were                    c) is
275.   He would have come if he … .
a) wasn’t ill             b) weren’t ill           c) hadn’t been ill
276.   It is time I … it out from the beginning.
a) thought               b) think                   c) would think
277.   Here will I stand till Caesar … along.
a) will pass              b) pass                    c) passes
278.   It’s strange that you … all this.
a) say                     b) should say          c) will say
279.   … his banner unconquered.
a) Be                      b) To be                  c) Will be
280.   He described South America so vividly as if he … there himself.
a) was                     b) were                    c) had been
281.   I wish I … old enough to be a space traveller.
a) was                      b) have been           c) were
282.    I still suggest that you … .
a) have wait            b) wait                     c) will wait
283.   I … the text if I had a dictionary.
a) shall do               b) should do            c) do
284.   If only I … it then.
a) had known          b) knew                   c) would know
285.   … he … there if he had been asked.
a) Would … go      
b) Will … go         
c) Would … have gone
286.   He looked at me as if he … me for the first time.
a) has seen              b) had seen              c) saw
287.   It is a pity you … so many lessons.
a) missed               
b) should have missed           
c) had missed
288.   The teacher suggested that Nick’s behaviour … at the meeting.
a) should be discussed
b) will be discussed        
c) be discussed               
289.   She went to bed early last night as if nothing … .
a) happened            b) had happened             c) would happen
290.   I am fond … travel books.
a) to read                b) in reading           c) of reading
291.   … the room she immediately noticed that something was wrong.
a) By entering                 b) On entering         c) Entered
292.   You can improve the article … the end.
a) by changing                b) having changed  c) with changing
293.   I remember … him somewhere.
a) to see                  b) seeing                 c) having seen
294.   There was no hope … tickets for the performance.
a) in getting             b) getting                 c) of getting
295.   … the bell she quickly opened the door.
a) To hear               b) On hearing          c) By hearing
296.   I hope to see you before … the town.
a) my leaving          b) leave                   c) shall leave
297.   I am looking forward … to London.
a) to going              b) for going            c) to having gone
298.   We thought …, but it was too late.
a) of having telephoned         
b) of telephoning           
c) to telephone
299.   We can get there faster … a bus.
a) having taken               b) with taking          c) by taking
300.   His hobby is … .
a) to collect             b) collecting            c) having collected
301.   What do you think … a cup of tea?
a) of drinking          b) to drink               c) having drunk
302.   He dreamed … an architect.
a) to become           b) of becoming               c) about becoming
303.   He looked up at the … windows.
a) shone                  b) shining                       c) being shone
304.   The cars … the street moved very slowly.
a) to fill                  b) being filling                c) filling
305.   … all hope of finding his room, Mr. Pickwick suddenly saw an open door.
a) Lost                    b) Having lost         c) Losing
306.   … an answer to his letter, he dispatched a telegram to his relative.
a) Not having received          
b) Without receiving              
c) Not receiving
307.   He stood looking at the … door.
a) closing                b) closed                 c) close
308.   We read a letter … from our pen-friends in England.
a) receiving             b) been received      c) received
309.   Abraham was back at the end of three weeks, … an extra eighty miles.
a) riding                 b) having ridden     c) rode
310.   There were four girls, … on the wooden benches.
a) sitting                 b) sat                       c) having sat
311.   They worked in silence between the tables, now … with books.
a) been loaded        b) loaded                         c) having loaded
312.   When … what he believed in, he answered that he believed in the republic.
a) been questioned b) questioned          c) questioning
313.   … alone I went on with my work.
a) Being left            b) Left                     c) Having left

314.   … the wrong direction he lost his way.
a) Been shown               
b) Having been shown                  
c) Being shown
315.   He is known … a good sportsman.
a) being                  b) to be                   c) be
316.   She is expected … any minute.
a) to have come       b) to be coming       c) to come
317.   The delegation is reported … tomorrow.
a) to arrive              b) to have arrived    c) arriving
318.   The plane was reported … safely.
a) to land                         b) to have landed    c) to be landing
319.   He is supposed … for two hours.
a) to work                     
b) to have been working                       
c) to be working
320.   We happened … him yesterday.
a) to meet                       b) to have met         c) to be meeting
321.    Nobody appears … her mistakes.
a) to notice              b) to have noticed   c) to be noticing
322.   The earth was believed … in ancient times.
a) to have been flat  b) to be flat             c) being flat
323.   All bodies are known … weight.
a) to be possessing
b) to have possessed
c) to possess
324.   He is sure … there.
a) to send                b) to be sent            c) to be sending
325.   I’d like you … my friend Jack.
a) to have met         b) to meet                        c) meet
326.   Do you think him … a good friend?
a) to be                   b) be                               c)to have been
327.   We saw him … along the street.
a) walk                   b) to walk                       c) to be walking
328.   He ordered the boat … .
a) be unloaded        b) to be unloaded    c) to be unloading
329.   Do you want me … the text?
a) translate             
b) to have translated
c) to translate
330.   I don’t believe this … true.
a) be                               b) to be                   c) being
331.   We know electrons … from the cathode to the anode.
a) to travel               b) travel                  c) travelling
332.   She did not want him … .
a) be laughed at       b) to laugh at           c) been laughed at
333.   Eric watched him … from group to group.
a) to go                   b) go                       c) going
334.   He carried the wounded … from the field of battle.
a) to carry away     
b) to be carried away                     
c) to have carried away
335.   I made him … the rule.
a) to repeat              b) to have repeated  c) repeat
336.   I just wanted Fleur … where I lived.
a) to see                  b) see                      c) to have seen
337.   I believed you … letters in the morning.
a) to write                       b) to be writing               c) to have written
338.   I heard him … in the next room.
a) speak                  b) to speak              c) to be speaking
339.   Go and get Bessie … you some tea, Tony.
a) to give                b) give                    c) giving
340.   He heard the town clock … .
a) to strike               b) strike                   c) striking
341.   They let me … educational work.
a) take up                       b) to take up            c) taking up
342.   You … find him in a crowd.
a) cannot                b) may not              c) must not
343.   She thought it … rain and took her umbrella.
a) might                  b) may                    c) can
344.   If you were older, you … understand the parent’s feelings.
a)could                    b) might                  c) were able to
345.   I hope you … join us later.
a) can                     b) may                    c) will be able to
346.   How … I have forgotten!
a) can                     b) might                  c) could
347.   They … have failed to finish their work.
a) can’t                   b) may not              c) might not
348.   She … be very rude if she wants to.
a) may                    b) might                  c) can
349.   You … have told me sooner.
a) could                  b) can                      c) might
350.   It must be done as soon as … be.
a) can                     b) may                    c) might
351.   I asked when it … be ready.
a) can                     b) could                  c) might
352.   We arrived at 6, or it … have been a bit later.
a) must                    b) can                      c) may
353.   You … be seated.
a) may                    b) can                      c) might
354.   You … at least have offered to help.
a) may                    b) might                  c) could
355.   It is vital we … be there.
a) should                b) must                    c) ought to
356.   We … leave right now.
a) must                   b) should                        c) are to
357.   You simply … see this play.
a) must                   b) should                        c) are to
358.   You … be more careful.
a) should                b) ought to              c) must
359.    You … have seen the look on her face!
a) must                   b) should                        c) ought to
360.   You … have been joking, but he for sure wasn’t.
a) might                  b) may                    c) could
361.   He said that he … go to the Zoo on Sunday.
a) may                    b) might                  c) could
362.   I telephoned him from London. He … be here any minute.
a) should                b) must                    c) may
363.   It became dark in the room, and he … switch on the light because he wanted to read.
a) must                   b) had to                 c) should
364.   You … have done it.
a) shouldn’t            b) mustn’t               c) needn’t
365.   He realized that Christine … already … the newspaper.
a) was … reading    b) had … read         c) would … read
366.   He knew that Rosa … in the factory for about two years.
a) worked                      
b) was working              
c) had been working
367.   They knew that I … them.
a) should expect     
b) will expect         
c) would have expected
368.   I felt sure they … the same problem when I called.
a) will be discussing
b) would discuss
c) would be discussing
369.   I wondered whether they … the place by noon.
a) would reach              
b) would be reaching
c) would have reached
370.   I wondered how long they … by the time I returned.
a) would have been packing
b) would pack
c) would have packed
371.   He promised to write to me after he … her.
a) saw                     b) has seen              c) had seen
372.   I thought you … England.
a) left                      b) had left                       c) were leaving
373.   We knew that you … us.
a) will understand  
b) would understand
c) would be understanding
374.   The situation was delicate, and I felt I … courage.
a) will need             b) would need         c) need
375.   I knew that he … for a long time.
a) had been ill         b) was ill                 c) has been ill
376.   I hoped that I … him at home.
a) will find              b) found                  c) would find
377.   I thought that you … this film.
a) saw                     b) had seen              c) was seen
378.   I thought that he … at that plant for a long time.
a) had worked
b) had been working
c) worked
379.   He wired to us that the ship … .
a) arrived                b) was arriving                c) had arrived
380.   I don’t know what you … about.
a) are talking           b) talk                     c) is talking
381.   When we reached my flat, he … at me with an unpleasantly confident smile.
a) had looked          b) looked                c) was looking
382.   Early one morning when I … in the garden, I saw Daniel Peggotty opening the gate and coming towards me.
a) walked                b) was walking               c) had walked
383.   No one knows where he … from.
a) came                   b) comes                 c) had come
384.   I never thought I … you again.
a) shall see              b) see                      c) should see
385.   All I know is what I … in the press.
a) saw                     b) have seen            c) had seen
386.   A friend of mine will help you when you … the city.
a) will reach            b) are reaching                c) reach
387.   After he retired to his study, she … softly on the door and … it.
a) had knocked               b) knocked              c) has knocked
a) had opened         b) has opened          c) opened
388.   Whatever weather it … the airplane will start early in the morning.
a) be                               b) is                         c) will be

389.   What you … is that he will never agree to this plan.
a) don’t understand
b) will not understand
c) are not understanding
390.   Can you tell us … road leads to the station?
a) what                   b) which                  c) that
391.   Tom’s brother … lives in London is an engineer.
a) that                     b) what                    c) who
392.   We enjoyed the film, … it was rather long.
a) however              b) though                 c) as
393.   The boy … is playing the guitar is my brother.
a) what                   b) that                     c) who
394.   I watched TV … I finished my homework.
a) past                    b) after                    c) afterwards
395.   I was out … I would have phoned you.
a) or else                b) otherwise            c) differently
396.   She gave … a book.
a) the boy                       b) to the boy           c) for the boy
397.   He spoke … some days ago.
a) to me                   b) with me               c) me
398.   I think … necessary to wait a few days.
a) this                     b) it                         c) that
399.   I spent a lot of money … .
a) for books            b) to books              c) on books
400.   He followed … .
a) his friend            b) for his friend       c) after his friend
401.   Never had he felt such a deep hatred … .
a) to the enemy               b) with the enemy   c) for the enemy
402.   He described … the village where he had spent his childhood.
a) for his friends     b) to his friends       c) his friends
403.    That fact is decidedly worth … .
a) know                  b) to know              c) knowing
404.   … you give me anything to read?
a) Do                      b) Can                     c) Are
405.   … the USA a highly developed industrial country?
a) Are                     b) Does                   c) Is
406.   … there a number of public holidays in the USA celebrated every year?
a) Do                      b) Are                     c) Is
407.   … Americans celebrate Veterans’ Day on November 11?
a) Do                      b) Does                   c) Are
408.   Did you … did your brother win the first prize at the chess tournament?
a) if                        b) and                     c) or
409.   What conductors offer more resistance: long ones … short ones?
a) either                  b) and                     c) or
410.    Which is she doing: resting … working?
a) and                     b) or                        c) either
411.   Did you speak to them, … did the manager?
a) if                        b) and                     c) or
412.   You could not do it, …?
a) did you                      b) could you           c) didn’t you
413.   I didn’t say that, …?
a) did I                   b) did you                       c) didn’t you
414.   You are very tired, …?
a) are you                       b) aren’t you           c) do you
415.   You want some money, …?
a) do you                b) will you              c) don’t you
416.   Let’s go to the disco tonight, …?
a) shall us                       b) shall we              c) will you
417.   Don’t be in a hurry, …?
a) will you              b) do you                c) don’t you
418.   You have worked here for a long time, …?
a) haven’t you                b) have you             c) didn’t you
419.   Who … the radio?
a) did invent            b) had invented               c) invented
420.   Whose works on chemistry … the Nobel Prize?
a) did win                       b) had won              c) won
421.   How long … you … her?
a) did … know               b) have … known   c) are … known
422.   Whose children … in the yard?
a) do play                       b) are playing          c) play
423.   What types of programmes … sport?
a) include                       b) do include           c) does…include
424.    Where … the rocket Apollo 11 … in 1969?
a) was … gone               b) did … go            c) had … go
425.   Where … Charles Darwin … to develop his Theory of Evolution in the 1830s?
a) was started          b) was starting         c) did start
426.   Where … you … most progress this year?
a) have … made      b) did … make                c) are … making
427.   How … you … your English in future?
a) shall … use                 b) will … use          c) should … use
428.   Which of the TV programmes … you laugh?
a) make                  b) makes                 c) do make
429.     When … Captain Robert Scott … to the Antarctic for the first time?
a) was … go           b) did … go            c) had … gone
430.   How long … you to translate this text?
a) was it taken                 b) did it take            c) it  took

1.   b                  The Article
2.   c, c
3.   c
4.   b, c
5.   a, c, a
6.   b
7.   c
8.   a, c
9.   b
10.   b
11.   c, b
12.   a
13.   b, c, b
14.   c, b
15.   a
16.   b
17.   a
18.   c
19.   b
20.   c, b, b
21.   b                        The Noun
22.   c
23.   b
24.   a
25.   c
26.   a
27.   b
28.   c
29.   a
30.   b
31.   a
32.   b
33.   c                                The Numeral
34.   b
35.   a
36.   b
37.   b                        The Conjunction
38.   b
39.   c
40.   a
41.   b
42.   b
43.   c
44.   c, a, a                 The Preposition
45.   c
46.   c, a
47.   b
48.   b
49.   c
50.   b, a, c
51.   c
52.   b, a
53.   c
54.   c, a
55.   b
56.   a
57.   c
58.   b
59.   a
60.   b                        Degrees of Comparison
61.   c
62.   c
63.   a, c, b, b
64.   b
65.   b
66.   a
67.   c
68.   b
69.   a
70.   c                                Quantative Pronoun
71.   b
72.   c
73.   a
74.   a
75.   b
76.   a
77.   c                        Indefinite Pronoun
78.   b
79.   a
80.   a
81.   b
82.   a
83.   b
84.   a
85.   b
86.   b
87.   a, b
88.   c
89.   b
90.   b
91.   b
92.   c                        Reflexive Pronoun
93.   a
94.   b
95.   c
96.   b
97.   a
98.   b, a                    Possessive Pronoun
99.   c
100.   c
101.   a, b
102.   c
103.   a                      Negative Pronoun
104.   b
105.   b
106.   c
107.   b
108.   c
109.   a
110.   b                      Distributive Pronoun
111.   c
112.   b
113.   a
114.   b                      Adverbs, expressing “ще”, “навіть
115.   c
116.   b
117.   a
118.   a
119.   c
120.   a
121.   c
122.   b
123.   a
124.   c
125.   a
126.   b
127.   a
128.   b                      Indicative Mood
129.   c
130.   b
131.   c                      Imperative Mood
132.   b
133.   a
134.   c
135.   c
136.   b                      There is (was), there are (were)
137.   b
138.   c
139.   a
140.   c
141.   c
142.   b
143.   b
144.   c
145.   b
146.   a
147.   c
148.   b
149.   a
150.   b                      Present Simple
151.   c
152.   b
153.   c
154.   a
155.   a
156.   b                      Present Continuous
157.   a
158.   a, b
159.   c
160.   b, a
161.   c                      Present Perfect
162.   b
163.   c, b
164.   b, a
165.   b
166.   a
167.   a, a
168.   c                      Present Perfect Continuous
169.   c
170.   c
171.   a
172.   b
173.   c
174.   a
175.   b                      Future Simple
176.   b
177.   a
178.   b
179.   b
180.   b                      Future Continuous
181.   a
182.   b
183.   c
184.   b
185.   a, c
186.   b, a
187.   b                      How Future is expressed
188.   a
189.   c
190.   b
191.   a
192.   c                      Future Perfect
193.   a
194.   b
195.   c
196.   a
197.   a
198.   b                      Future Perfect Continuous
199.   c
200.   a
201.   c
202.   b                      Past Simple
203.   c, a
204.   c, b
205.   b, a
206.   b, c
207.   a
208.   c, b
209.   a
210.   c                      Past Continuous
211.   a
212.   b
213.   b
214.   a
215.   b, c
216.   a, b
217.   c
218.   a
219.   b                      Past Perfect
220.   c
221.   b
222.   a
223.   c
224.   b
225.   c                      Past Perfect Continuous
226.   a
227.   b
228.   a
229.   c
230.   b
231.   c                      Future in the Past
232.   a
233.   c
234.   a
235.   b
236.   a
237.   a
238.   c
239.   b
240.   b                      Passive Voice
241.   b
242.   a
243.   b
244.   a
245.   c
246.   a
247.   b
248.   a
249.   c
250.   c
251.   a
252.   c
253.   b                      Reported Statements
254.   c
255.   a
256.   c
257.   b
258.   a                      Reported Commands and Requests
259.   b
260.   b
261.   c                      Conditional Sentences
262.   a
263.   a
264.   b
265.   c
266.   a
267.   b
268.   a
269.   b
270.   c
271.   b
272.   a
273.   c
274.   b                      Subjunctive Mood
275.   c
276.   a
277.   b
278.   b
279.   a
280.   c
281.   c
282.   b
283.   b
284.   a
285.   c
286.   c
287.   b
288.   a
289.   b
290.   c                      The Gerund
291.   b
292.   a
293.   b
294.   c
295.   b
296.   a
297.   a
298.   b
299.   c
300.   b
301.   a
302.   b
303.   b                      The Participle
304.   c
305.   b
306.   a
307.   b
308.   c
309.   b
310.   a
311.   b
312.   b
313.   a
314.   b
315.   b                      The Subjective Infinitive
316.   c
317.   a
318.   b
319.   b
320.   a
321.   b
322.   b
323.   c
324.   b
325.   b                         The Object with the
                              Infinitive Construction
326.   a
327.   a
328.   b
329.   c
330.   b
331.   a
332.   b
333.   b
334.   b
335.   c
336.   a
337.   b
338.   a
339.   a
340.   b
341.   a
342.   b                      Modal Verbs
343.   a
344.   b
345.   c
346.   c
347.   a
348.   c
349.   a
350.   a
351.   b
352.   c
353.   a
354.   b
355.   a
356.   b
357.   a
358.   b
359.   c
360.   b
361.   b
362.   a
363.   b
364.   c
365.   b                      Sequence of Tenses
366.   c
367.   a
368.   c
369.   c
370.   a
371.   c
372.   b
373.   b
374.   b
375.   a
376.   c
377.   b
378.   b
379.   c
380.   a                      Complex Sentences
381.   b
382.   b
383.   a
384.   c
385.   b
386.   c
387.   b, c
388.   b
389.   a
390.   b
391.   c
392.   b
393.   c
394.   b
395.   a
396.   b                      Object
397.   a
398.   b
399.   c
400.   a
401.   c
402.   b
403.   c
404.   b                      General Questions
405.   c
406.   b
407.   a
408.   c                      Alternative Questions
409.   c
410.   b
411.   c
412.   b                      Disjunctive Questions
413.   a
414.   b
415.   c
416.   b
417.   a
418.   a
419.   c                      Special Questions
420.   c
421.   b
422.   b
423.   c
424.   b
425.   c
426.   a
427.   b
428.   a
429.   b
Active voice

S i m p l e
(I n d e f i n i t e)
usually, always, every day, often, sometimes, as a rule, from time to time, generally
I (you, we, they) ask.
He (she) asks.

? Do I
yesterday, last night,  last week (month, year), the day before yesterday, ago
I (he, she, we, you, they) asked.

Did I
tomorrow, in two days, the day after tomorrow, next day (week, month)
I (we) shall ask.
You (he, she, they) will ask.

Shall I

should / would + V

I (we) should ask.
You (he, she, they) would ask.
Should I
C o n t i n u o u s
now, at this time, at this moment

I am asking.
He (she) is asking.
You (we, they) are asking.
Am I
from 5 till 6, all day, at that moment, at 5 o'clock yesterday
I (he, she) was asking.
You (we, they) were asking.

Was I
at 5 o'clock tomorrow

I (we) shall be asking.
You (he, she, they) will be asking.
Shall I be
should / would + to be + Ving

I (we) should be asking.
You (he, she, they) would be asking.
? Should I be
t  o    h  a  v  e    +    V    i  n    t  h  e    3  f  o  r  m    (  P  a  s  t    P  a  r  t  i  c  i  p  l  e  )
P e r f e c t
already, just, resently, ever, never, yet, since, lately, this week
I  ( we,  you,  they )  have asked.
He (she) has asked.
Have I
by, before, by the 1 of September last year

I (he, she, we, you, they) had asked.

Had I
by the 1 of September next year, before the bell, by that time, by the end of the year
I (we) shall have asked.
You  ( he, she, they )  will have asked.
Shall I have
should / would + have + V in 3 f.

I (we) should have asked.
You (he, she, they) would have asked.
Should I have
P e r f e c t
C o n t i n u o u s
for 2 hours, since 1856

I  ( we,  you,  they )  have been asking.
He (she) has been asking.

Have I been
for 2 hours, all his life, all day, for a long time, since
I (he, she, we, you, they) had been asking.

Had I been
for 2 hours, all my life

I (we) shall have been asking.
You  ( he, she, they )  will have been asking.

Shall I have been
should / would + have + been + Ving
I (we) should have been asking.
You (he, she, they) would have been asking.
? Should I have been

Passive voice

S i m p l e
am, is, are + V in3 f.

I am asked.
He (she) is asked.
We (you, they) are asked.
Am I
was, were + V in 3 f.

I (he, she) was asked.
We (you, they) were asked.

Was I
will / shall + to be + V in 3 f.
I (we) shall be asked.
He (she, you, they) will be asked.
Shall I be
should / would + to be + V in 3 f.
I (we) should be asked.
He (she, you, they) would be asked.
? Should I be
C o n t i n u o u s
am, is, are + being + V in 3 f.
I am being asked.
He (she) is being asked.
We (you, they) are being asked.
Am I being
was, were + being + V in 3 f.
I (he, she) was being asked.
We (you, they) were being asked.

Was I being

P e r f e c t
have / has + been   + V in 3 f.
I  ( we,  you,  they )  have been asked.
He (she) has been asked.
Have I been
had + been + V in 3 f.

I (he, she, we, you, they) had been asked.

? Had I been
shall / will + have / has + been + V in 3 f.
I (we) shall have been asked.
He ( she, you, they )  will have been asked.
Shall I have been
should / would + have + V in 3 f.
I (we) should have been asked.
He (she, you, they) would have been asked.
? Should I have been


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