Subordinate Clauses And Passive (inter)

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  • 1. 
    I don’t like stories ____ have unhappy ending
    • A. 

      Which

    • B. 

      What

    • C. 

      They

    • D. 

      When

  • 2. 
    Sara couldn’t meet us, ____ was a pity
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      It

    • C. 

      What

    • D. 

      Which

  • 3. 
    Who did you send a Valentine’s card to? – I’m not telling you, but it was someone ____name begins with “B”.  
    • A. 

      Which

    • B. 

      Who her

    • C. 

      Whose

    • D. 

      What

  • 4. 
    Colin told me about his new job. ____ very much.
    • A. 

      That he’s enjoying

    • B. 

      Which he’s enjoying

    • C. 

      He’s enjoying

    • D. 

      He’s enjoying it

  • 5. 
    I didn’t believe them at first, but in fact everything ____ was true
    • A. 

      Which they said

    • B. 

      That they said

    • C. 

      What they said

    • D. 

      -

  • 6. 
    Who’s that over there? – Oh, it’s our new teacher, ____ just started work today.
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Who he

    • C. 

      Which he

    • D. 

      Who

  • 7. 
    What’s the name of the man____?       
    • A. 

      You have borrowed his car

    • B. 

      Which car you have borrowed

    • C. 

      Whose car you have borrowed

    • D. 

      His car you have borrowed

  • 8. 
    . Which CD did you get Marcus in the end? – I get him one ____said he really wanted to hear.  
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Who he

    • C. 

      Which

    • D. 

      Which he

  • 9. 
    George showed me some pictures ____ by his father
    • A. 

      Had been painting

    • B. 

      What had been painted

    • C. 

      That had been painted

    • D. 

      That have been painted

  • 10. 
    Have you seen Jason Green’s latest film? – Is that the one in ____ joins the FBI? 
    • A. 

      Which he

    • B. 

      That he

    • C. 

      Whom he

    • D. 

      Which

  • 11. 
    ____ that I am driving, I’ll decide where we are going.    
    • A. 

      Because

    • B. 

      As

    • C. 

      Seeing

    • D. 

      See

  • 12. 
    Why don’t we go to Lionel’s for dinner tonight?–Is that the new restaurant___has just opened on the other side of town?
    • A. 

      Which

    • B. 

      That it

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      Which it

  • 13. 
    Could you lend me some money? – I’d like you to give me one good reason ____ I should.     
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Why

    • C. 

      Which

    • D. 

      Who

  • 14. 
    ____ staying for less than three weeks, we will need a tourist visa.     
    • A. 

      Not unless

    • B. 

      Not if

    • C. 

      Unless

    • D. 

      Before

  • 15. 
    Why do you like Tania so much? – Well, she’s one of the few people to ____ I can really talk.
    • A. 

      Which

    • B. 

      Whom

    • C. 

      That

    • D. 

      Who

  • 16. 
    What do you want to do this summer? – I think we should go somewhere ____ has plenty of sun and sand.   
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      Where

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      That

  • 17. 
    . ____ you are selling, I am not interested
    • A. 

      What ever

    • B. 

      Whatever

    • C. 

      What

    • D. 

      Ever

  • 18. 
    ____ the glasses, I couldn’t really see very well.
    • A. 

      Me not having

    • B. 

      Not me having

    • C. 

      Having I not

    • D. 

      Not having

  • 19. 
    In those days, ____we were younger, life was easier.    
    • A. 

      Where

    • B. 

      As soon as

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      That

  • 20. 
    The house ____, we used to live, has been demolished.   
    • A. 

      Which

    • B. 

      When

    • C. 

      Where

    • D. 

      What

  • 21. 
    Ask the people ____ in the corridor to be quiet.
    • A. 

      Talk

    • B. 

      Talking

    • C. 

      To talk

    • D. 

      Been talking

  • 22. 
    He plays basketball well, ____ how small he is.    
    • A. 

      Consider

    • B. 

      In consider

    • C. 

      Considering

    • D. 

      To consider

  • 23. 
    ____ he was in some pain, he continued running.
    • A. 

      But

    • B. 

      Though

    • C. 

      But for

    • D. 

      What ever

  • 24. 
    You can use my car ____ you drive carefully.
    • A. 

      Ever

    • B. 

      As long as

    • C. 

      As soon as

    • D. 

      Wherever

  • 25. 
    While ____ for my passport, I found these old photographs
    • A. 

      Looked

    • B. 

      Look

    • C. 

      Have looked

    • D. 

      Looking

  • 26. 
    I knew it was him ____i saw him.
    • A. 

      Where

    • B. 

      Wherever

    • C. 

      As long as

    • D. 

      As soon as

  • 27. 
    . I've just _____ my car broken into.
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Had

    • C. 

      Got

    • D. 

      Get

  • 28. 
    We'll have to work harder if we're going _____ the job done in time.
    • A. 

      To get

    • B. 

      To have

    • C. 

      Get

    • D. 

      Have

  • 29. 
    It took a long time, but I _____ my car started in the end.
    • A. 

      Had

    • B. 

      Have

    • C. 

      Got

    • D. 

      Get

  • 30. 
    I'd like to have my car repaired.    
    • A. 

      A)I want sb to repair the car.

    • B. 

      I want to repair the car.

    • C. 

      My car needs repairing

    • D. 

      -

  • 31. 
    Choose the correct equivalent to the sentence: They reported that he had arrived.   
    • A. 

      He was reported to arrive

    • B. 

      He was reported to have arrived

    • C. 

      He reported to have arrived.

    • D. 

      He has been reported to arrive.

  • 32. 
    The police _____ to have found fingerprints at the scene of the crime.  
    • A. 

      Was thought

    • B. 

      Think

    • C. 

      Thought

    • D. 

      Were thought

  • 33. 
    The owner of the bank _____ to have fled to South America
    • A. 

      Report

    • B. 

      Reports

    • C. 

      Reported

    • D. 

      Was reported

  • 34. 
    This car was believed _____.     
    • A. 

      To have been stolen

    • B. 

      To be stolen

    • C. 

      To being stolen

    • D. 

      To steal

  • 35. 
    We are going to have the food for the party _____ by a catering company
    • A. 

      Make

    • B. 

      Made

    • C. 

      Making

    • D. 

      Makes

  • 36. 
    His restaurant was estimated _____ worth over $10 million.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Be

    • D. 

      To have been

  • 37. 
    I have _____ my groceries by the supermarket one a week
    • A. 

      Are delievered

    • B. 

      Delievered

    • C. 

      Delivering

    • D. 

      Deliver

  • 38. 
    He is claimed _____ an influence on many other writers
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Been had

    • C. 

      To have had

    • D. 

      Had

  • 39. 
    Our products _____ for safety regularly before they leave the factory.   Our products _____ for safety regularly before they leave the factory.  
    • A. 

      Has been checked

    • B. 

      Is checked

    • C. 

      Are checking

    • D. 

      Are checked

  • 40. 
    Much of the Amason forest _____ by the end of the decade
    • A. 

      Will have been destroyed

    • B. 

      Will be destroyed

    • C. 

      Were destroyed

    • D. 

      Is being destroyed

  • 41. 
    Everest _____half a century ago
    • A. 

      Is first climbed

    • B. 

      Was first climbed

    • C. 

      Has been first climbed

    • D. 

      Has first climbed

  • 42. 
    Chocolate bars _____ in the nineteenth century
    • A. 

      Have been invented

    • B. 

      Was invented

    • C. 

      Were invented

    • D. 

      Had been invented

  • 43. 
    The match _____, due to the weather last Sunday.
    • A. 

      Are being not played

    • B. 

      Were not played

    • C. 

      Are not played

    • D. 

      Was not played

  • 44. 
    Every part of the world _____ by now.     
    • A. 

      Was explored

    • B. 

      Were explored

    • C. 

      Are explored

    • D. 

      Has been explored

  • 45. 
    A new flu vaccine _____ in the USA.     
    • A. 

      Has been found

    • B. 

      Has been finding

    • C. 

      Is found

    • D. 

      Has found

  • 46. 
    Australia _____ by the British.     
    • A. 

      Has been first colonized

    • B. 

      Is first colonized

    • C. 

      Was first colonized

    • D. 

      Has first colonized

  • 47. 
    Various cereals _____ in this region
    • A. 

      Is grown

    • B. 

      Be grown

    • C. 

      Growing

    • D. 

      Are grown

  • 48. 
    The police _____ notified about the robbery yesterday.      
    • A. 

      Have been

    • B. 

      Has been

    • C. 

      Been

    • D. 

      Were

  • 49. 
    The children _____ near the fountain in the park
    • A. 

      Have been last seen

    • B. 

      Were last seen

    • C. 

      Was last seen     

    • D. 

      Had been last seen

  • 50. 
    Dogs _____ as pets for centuries.     
    • A. 

      Were kept

    • B. 

      Are kept

    • C. 

      Have kept

    • D. 

      Have been kept

  • 51. 
    Several European currencies _____ by the Euro
    • A. 

      Have been replaced

    • B. 

      Are replaced

    • C. 

      Has been replaced

    • D. 

      Had been replaced