Grammar - Level C Test 80

in Level C

Choose the word or phrase that best completes the sentence.

1. It was so hot that I had to go indoors. I couldn't ________ it any longer.

A. carry
B. hold
C. pass
D. stand

2. He performs beautifully ________ the piano.

A. at
B. in
C. on
D. from

3. A passer-by who actually witnessed the robbery ________ now been found.

A. was
B. had
C. has
D. is

4. There is a fault at out TV station. Please do not ________ your set.

A. change
B. adjust
C. repair
D. switch

5. Put the salt in the water and let it ________ before adding the vegetables.

A. dissolve
B. melt
C. soften
D. mix

6. I can't say what her name is though it is ________.

A. on the top of my tongue
B. on top of my tongue
C. on the tip of my tongue
D. on my tongue's tip

7. He has provided ________ every emergency.

A. to
B. for
C. with
D. by

8. We were ________ by the noise in the forest.

A. afraid
B. frightened
C. feared
D. nervous

9. He often ________ about his expensive car.

A. praises
B. shows
C. boasts
D. prides

10. I'm sure he ________ on 15th January.

A. hasn't come
B. don't come
C. doesn't come
D. didn't come

11. She ________ him of wanting to marry her for her money.

A. cursed
B. accused
C. blamed
D. warned

12. We expect a great deal ________ you, Smith.

A. at
B. on
C. from
D. off

13. It's most unwise to ________ in a quarrel between a man and his wife.

A. involve
B. poke
C. mix
D. interfere

14. We played the game ________ the rules.

A. on account of
B. ahead of
C. according to
D. apart from

15. I ________ go now, or I'll be late for the lesson.

A. may
B. need
C. ought
D. must

16. I insist ________ your telling me the truth.

A. on
B. of
C. from
D. in

17. Don't write ________ the desk!

A. to
B. at
C. on
D. by

18. They lay almost flat and ________ through the tube-like underground passage.

A. crouched
B. crawled
C. glided
D. scrambled

19. Buses and trains are the most important forms of public ________ in this country.

A. traffic
B. travel
C. transfer
D. transport

20. The last meeting of our section ________ on 15th September.

A. has been held
B. was held
C. had been held
D. held