Sentence Completion /Exercise 3/

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Sentence Completion /Exercise 3/

For each of the sentences below, choose the answer that best completes its meaning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Eton College was ........... by Henry VI in 1440.
    • A. 

      Found

    • B. 

      Founded

    • C. 

      Discovered

    • D. 

      Uncovered

  • 2. 
    Old people say that practice ............. perfect. 
    • A. 

      Does

    • B. 

      Makes

    • C. 

      Gives

    • D. 

      Turns

  • 3. 
    There are such moments in life that you are afraid to breathe not to ................ the spell.
    • A. 

      Smash

    • B. 

      Crash

    • C. 

      Break

    • D. 

      Destroy

  • 4. 
    At the end of the tunnel there was a door ........... of the most brilliant green light. 
    • A. 

      Set out

    • B. 

      Set up

    • C. 

      Made out

    • D. 

      Made up

  • 5. 
    Aware of having done something wrong, he smiled ......... 
    • A. 

      Approvingly

    • B. 

      Apologetically

    • C. 

      Amusingly

    • D. 

      Amazingly

  • 6. 
    Health visitors must take some blame for being obsessed  ............... weighing babies. 
    • A. 

      Of

    • B. 

      Away

    • C. 

      With

    • D. 

      On

  • 7. 
    The editorial in yesterday's paper ............. some questions as to how exactly students are taught today. 
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Arise

    • C. 

      Raised

    • D. 

      Rising

  • 8. 
    A role model is someone you really look ................ and try to emulate. 
    • A. 

      Up to

    • B. 

      Down on

    • C. 

      Away with

    • D. 

      Out of

  • 9. 
    Shops are legally ............. to keep goods at their initial price for only 28 days. 
    • A. 

      Asked

    • B. 

      Required

    • C. 

      Told

    • D. 

      Explained

  • 10. 
    Like many other young teachers at her school, Annie has benefited .............. her principal's genuine support. 
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      With

    • C. 

      Up

    • D. 

      From

  • 11. 
    He'll have a lot of problems if he ............... the food company's offer. 
    • A. 

      Accepted

    • B. 

      Accepts

    • C. 

      Accept

    • D. 

      Will accept

  • 12. 
    Helen is two years older ..............  her brother. 
    • A. 

      Than

    • B. 

      Of

    • C. 

      From

    • D. 

      As

  • 13. 
    I promised my parents I ............... late. 
    • A. 

      Won't be

    • B. 

      Wouldn't be

    • C. 

      Wasn't 

    • D. 

      Haven't been 

  • 14. 
    This is the first reasonable answer he .............. in his life. 
    • A. 

      Gave

    • B. 

      Give

    • C. 

      Would give

    • D. 

      Has given

  • 15. 
    My husband and I .............. but we don't do it anymore. 
    • A. 

      Used to smoke

    • B. 

      Used to smoking

    • C. 

      Are used to smoke

    • D. 

      Use to smoke

  • 16. 
    Mr. Brown and his family ............ the country last week. 
    • A. 

      Have left 

    • B. 

      Has left 

    • C. 

      Left 

    • D. 

      Lived

  • 17. 
    Usually, it ............. in this country because the climate is temperate. 
    • A. 

      Don't snow

    • B. 

      Doesn't snow

    • C. 

      Didn't snow

    • D. 

      Shouldn't snow

  • 18. 
    While the family .............. a party in the living room, a burglar broke in the house. 
    • A. 

      Had

    • B. 

      Was to have

    • C. 

      Was having

    • D. 

      Would be having

  • 19. 
    He ............... at this address for the last three months. 
    • A. 

      Lives

    • B. 

      Will be living

    • C. 

      Lived

    • D. 

      Has been living

  • 20. 
    I insisted that the cashier ............. me a receipt. 
    • A. 

      Give

    • B. 

      Might give

    • C. 

      Has given 

    • D. 

      Will give

  • 21. 
    Bill's ............... of duty was born in another age, but is an example to us now. 
    • A. 

      Sensation

    • B. 

      Sensibility

    • C. 

      Sense

    • D. 

      Sensitivity

  • 22. 
    'I'm nearly ............... printing paper. What should I do?' cried out the young office assistant. 
    • A. 

      Up with

    • B. 

      Out of

    • C. 

      Up to 

    • D. 

      Away with

  • 23. 
    Recent studies suggest mercury may ............. the risk of heart attack. 
    • A. 

      Lift

    • B. 

      Rise

    • C. 

      Increase

    • D. 

      Put up

  • 24. 
    Yesterday, while he was running, Louis found he was ............. breath for the first time. 
    • A. 

      Out

    • B. 

      Short of

    • C. 

      Lacking 

    • D. 

      Finding out

  • 25. 
    It's not their ............ but there is mercury in the water. 
    • A. 

      Guilt

    • B. 

      Blame

    • C. 

      Error

    • D. 

      Fault

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