Quiz 3 Of 5: Sentence Structure

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Information Engineer SENTENCE STRUCTURE (30 minutes)


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  • 1. 
    The sentences below are not complete. There are four options for each question. Choose the best word to complete the sentence and press the button next to itMr. Jones _______ the company since 1990.
    • A. 

      Runs

    • B. 

      Is running

    • C. 

      Has run

    • D. 

      Ran

  • 2. 
    The bookshop _______ next to the town hall.
    • A. 

      is put

    • B. 

      Has the post

    • C. 

      Position

    • D. 

      is located

  • 3. 
    _______ his parents allow him or not, John intends to go to the party.
    • A. 

      Whether

    • B. 

      While

    • C. 

      Although

    • D. 

      Despite

  • 4. 
    _______ people know the town better than old Jake here.
    • A. 

      The few

    • B. 

      Only the few

    • C. 

      Only few

    • D. 

      Few

  • 5. 
    You must boil those vegetables before _______ in the stew.
    • A. 

      Using them

    • B. 

      Their used

    • C. 

      The use

    • D. 

      Using

  • 6. 
    _______ knows that Dallas is not the capital of Texas.
    • A. 

      Anyone

    • B. 

      Many persons

    • C. 

      Not everyone

    • D. 

      Somebody

  • 7. 
    The first congress _______ in 1776
    • A. 

      Was hold

    • B. 

      Were held

    • C. 

      Took place

    • D. 

      Took over

  • 8. 
    If we are in town we ________ go to the cinema.
    • A. 

      Should too

    • B. 

      Might as well

    • C. 

      Do have to

    • D. 

      Used to

  • 9. 
    The park is named ________ the town's first mayor.
    • A. 

      In respect of

    • B. 

      Owing to

    • C. 

      In honour of

    • D. 

      Of the memory of

  • 10. 
    She got married _______ while on holiday in Hawaii.
    • A. 

      Secretly

    • B. 

      Together

    • C. 

      Unexpected

    • D. 

      With Tom

  • 11. 
    What did you want to do that _______ ?  
    • A. 

      Reason

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      Because

    • D. 

      Thing

  • 12. 
    Spring is _______ . It will be warmer soon.
    • A. 

      On the way

    • B. 

      to be coming

    • C. 

      Eventually

    • D. 

      Prepared now

  • 13. 
     ______ in 1937, the Golden Gate bridge is a symbol of San Francisco.
    • A. 

      Building

    • B. 

      Construction

    • C. 

      Made

    • D. 

      Completed

  • 14. 
    TThe US constitution ________ three branches of government - legislative, executive and judicial.
    • A. 

      Is permitted for having

    • B. 

      Can allow in

    • C. 

      Provides for

    • D. 

      foresees as being

  • 15. 
    You will find more information in the ________ .
    • A. 

      Attached file

    • B. 

      attached to file

    • C. 

      file what is attached

    • D. 

      Attachment file

  • 16. 
    Downtown Chicago _______ Manhattan, has very distinctive architecture.
    • A. 

      Same with

    • B. 

      Like

    • C. 

      Similar for

    • D. 

      as same

  • 17. 
    The _______ state of the US, Alaska, was purchased from Russia in the last century.
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      Northernmost

    • C. 

      Northerly

    • D. 

      Northest

  • 18. 
    There has been an increase in the price of oil in ___---- weeks.
    • A. 

      Recent

    • B. 

      Just passed

    • C. 

      Some

    • D. 

      Yesterday's

  • 19. 
    ________ the American system of primaries, election campaigns begin very early.
    • A. 

      As result

    • B. 

      Consequently

    • C. 

      Even if

    • D. 

      Because of

  • 20. 
    _______ minutes will show us which ...... the meeting.
    • A. 

      Directors had attendance

    • B. 

      The directors were at

    • C. 

      Directors attended

    • D. 

      Were directors present at

  • 21. 
    Give me three minutes and I'll _______ .
    • A. 

      Return you call

    • B. 

      Call you in back

    • C. 

      Get back to you

    • D. 

      Be phoned back

  • 22. 
    The United States has presidential elections ________ every four years.
    • A. 

      At least

    • B. 

      there is one

    • C. 

      One being

    • D. 

      One is held

  • 23. 
    Will candidates please ______ section 2 on the paper.
    • A. 

      turn on

    • B. 

      page to

    • C. 

      turn to

    • D. 

      page on

  • 24. 
    Please ask Mr. Smith if I __----- him next week.
    • A. 

      Am seeing

    • B. 

      See

    • C. 

      Will be seen

    • D. 

      Can be seeing

  • 25. 
    You _______ to register for this course.
    • A. 

      Mustn't

    • B. 

      Shouldn't

    • C. 

      Don't need

    • D. 

      Can have

  • 26. 
    We have been working hard. Let's _______ a break.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Take

    • C. 

      Make

    • D. 

      Find

  • 27. 
    As you drive down the road, take the _______, and you will see his house ahead.
    • A. 

      Left second turn

    • B. 

      Left turn

    • C. 

      Second turn left

    • D. 

      Left turning

  • 28. 
    ________ you paid me twice the salary, I wouldn't take that job.
    • A. 

      Although

    • B. 

      Despite

    • C. 

      Though

    • D. 

      Even if

  • 29. 
    ________ others ahead of yourself is easy to say, but harder to do.
    • A. 

      Put

    • B. 

      Putting

    • C. 

      The putting

    • D. 

      For putting

  • 30. 
    I'm a bit busy right now, can you _______?
    • A. 

      Recall me

    • B. 

      Return my call

    • C. 

      Rephone

    • D. 

      Call back

  • 31. 
    Mr. Jones has studied the matter _______, and he will now present his conclusions.
    • A. 

      Profoundly

    • B. 

      in depth

    • C. 

      Fundamentally

    • D. 

      For serious

  • 32. 
    The Texan accent is very _______.
    • A. 

      Distinctive

    • B. 

      Recognised

    • C. 

      Unique

    • D. 

      Diverse

  • 33. 
    Can you tell me how to _______ the airport?
    • A. 

      Arrive in

    • B. 

      Achieve

    • C. 

      Get to

    • D. 

      Attain

  • 34. 
    He has lost a lot of weight _______ he went on that diet.
    • A. 

      in time

    • B. 

      Since

    • C. 

      Even though

    • D. 

      When

  • 35. 
    It's raining again. It's _______ the weather improved.
    • A. 

      in time

    • B. 

      For time

    • C. 

      The time

    • D. 

      about time