Grammar test 12
Grammar test 12

 

Grammar test – 12

(20 points)

A / Join the following pairs of sentences using the words given. (4 points)
1. We’ll never forget that ceremony. It was wonderful. (such…..that)
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2. He should have seen a doctor. He went to work.(instead of)
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3. They didn’t write. They didn’t phone. (Neither…… nor)
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4. He checked in at the hotel. Then he went up to his room and unpacked his suitcase.(as soon as)
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5. He tried Very hard. He couldn’t open the safe. (however …)
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6. We got into bed. A few seconds later. The doorbell rang. (no sooner…).
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7. We put up a wall. We didn’t want the neighbours to overlook us. (.so that)
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8. She had a weak heart. She lived to be a hundred. (notwithstanding)
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B / Rewrite the following sentences using the words given. (4 points)
I. There are not enough chairs for everybody. (too)
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2. It would he better if you smoked less.. (ought)
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3. They won’t understand unless you explain carefully (provided that)
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4. They left the stadium only when the match had finished. (not…..until)
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5. Somebody will do it for them.(it)
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6. They ruined his suit at the dry cleaners. ( His suit….)
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7. “ Did your parents get home safely last weekend ?” (Bill phoned last week to asked me….)
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8. “Don’t put your dirty fingers on the wall” (She told her son…)
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C / Fill the blanks, supplying the appropriate prepositions. (1.5 points)
1. He apologized ……….me…….. being late.
2. She reminds me……… my sister.
3. She’s very sad. Let’s cheer her…………
4. He succeeded………… reaching the station before the train left.
5. Do you believe ……….ghosts?

D / Join the following pairs of sentences, choosing the correct word from the list (4 marks)
who – whom – whose – which
I You spoke to a woman at the theater. She is my aunt.
2. The singer arrived late. She isn’t very popular.
3. My cousin came to see me yesterday. His wife had a baby last month.
4. There were so many people at the part. I didn’t know their names.
5. The flat is huge. They have rented it for the summer.
6. They took the man to hospital. His leg was broken.
7. That’s the man. I was telling you about him yesterday.
8. The young man was charming. He repaired my car

E / Fill the blanks, choosing the correct word from those suggested. (1 point)
1. Apples are ……………………….expensive than oranges these days. (Too – very – most – more)
2. I watched my friend…………………… his car. (Repaired – will repair – who repaired – repair)
3. I wish you…………. do that. (Can’t — don’t – wouldn’t – will)
4. Hurry before the lights (went out — go out – will go out – would go out)

F / Give the correct tense or form of the words in brackets. (4 points)
Mrs. Brown ……………….(order) a new bed from the furniture shop two months ago. The man …………………… (Promise) that it ……………………… (Be) ready in six weeks, but it ………………………(not / deliver) yet. Yesterday morning Mrs. Brown (be)………………so furious that she (ring)………………the shop :“ Good morning. (I/can) speak to Mr. Chapman. please ?”
“ Speaking. “
“my name is Brown. I ………………….(phone) to inquire about the bed which 1(should / receive )………………….. a fortnight ago. A promise is a promise. I wish people (not /make) promises when they (know) they can’t keep them! “ she shouted. “ Please……………..(forgive) us, Mrs. Brown, but the carpenter who(make) your bed (be) ill for the past three weeks I………………….( let) you know as soon as your bed (be) ready. Probably next week. “

G / of the four suggestions, only one is correct. Write it down. (1.5 points)
1. Although we hadn’t told him to phone us, he did.
a) He needn’t have phoned us.
h) He needn’t phone us.
c) He shouldn’t phone us.
d) He could phone us.
2. it’s possible that he is late because he overslept.
a) He must have overslept.
h) He should have overslept.
c) He may have overslept.
d) He would have overslept.
3. There were several solutions possible, but they didn’t find any.
a) They could have asked for help.
b) They must have asked for help.
c) They could ask for help.
d) They may have asked for help.

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