Grammar - Level C Test 66

in Level C

Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.

1. "The Sting" is by ________ the best Robert Redford film I have seen.

A. long
B. far
C. much
D. way

2. Why don't you do something worthwhile with your time instead of ________ it!

A. spending
B. using
C. wasting
D. passing

3. He opened the letter without ________ to read the address on the envelope.

A. worrying
B. caring
C. fearing
D. bothering

4. She lives near to me and I often speak to her on my ________ to work.

A. way
B. travel
C. street
D. road

5. Driving in London is supposed to be confusing but I didn't find it at ________ difficult.

A. all
B. first
C. once
D. least

6. I went to ________ some pictures by a new painter the other day.

A. watch
B. see to
C. look at
D. visit

7. Some animals are on the ________ of becoming extinct.

A. edge
B. verge
C. up
D. side

8. a sabbatical year = ________.

A. a year in which one is released from one's normal duties
B. a miserable year
C. a year in which previously made plans are bound to
D. a year that has brought happiness and good fortune

9. Youngsters need all the help and ________ they can get nowadays when applying for jobs.

A. encouragement
B. enticement
C. incentive
D. stimulation

10. My parents got up very early this morning ________ pack the car for our journey.

A. so that
B. in order to
C. because
D. in case

11. ________ the papers, the Prime Minister is giving a speech on the economy tomorrow.

A. Referring to
B. According to
C. Related to
D. Attached to

12. I would have bought that camera, if I ________ money.

A. have
B. have had
C. had had
D. will have

13. I'll give George your message the ________ I see him.

A. occasion
B. soon
C. minute
D. time

14. Catching the earlier train will give us the ________ to do some shopping.

A. opportunity
B. luck
C. possibility
D. occasion

15. She needs a lot of help, but she always refuses ________ advice of any kind.

A. to reject
B. rejecting
C. accepting
D. to accept

16. You really ________ have passed that exam: you obviously didn't work hard enough!

A. should
B. must
C. ought
D. can

17. He could not have known what was in the letter ________ he had written it himself.

A. until
B. if
C. unless
D. if only

18. The ________ of the air by toxic gases is one of the major problems of this century.

A. corruption
B. damage
C. corruption
D. pollution

19. From the hotel there is a good ________ of the mountains.

A. vision
B. view
C. sight
D. picture

20. A lot of people find ________ art very difficult to understand.

A. actual
B. current
C. contemporary
D. present