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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Test 14

         
                                         TESTING ENGLISH GRAMMAR

I don`t mind to help you.                           
I don`t mind helping you.

She has many toys, hasn`t she?                   
She has many toys, doesn`t she?

I have to do some essays today, don`t I?     
I have to do some essays today, haven`t I?

It`s high time you do it.                               
It`s high time you did it.

How many information have you got?        
How much information have you got?

A lot of phenomenons happened here.         
A lot of phenomena happened here.

We can`t risk going there.                           
We can`t risk to go there.

She got home at 4 a.m. in the morning. The party mustn`t have been really good.
She got home at 4 a.m. in the morning. The party must have been really good.

She`d rather go home than stay here, hadn`t she?
She`d rather go home than stay here, wouldn`t she?

I would prefer to go home now.                      
I would prefer going home now.

He`d better see a doctor, wouldn`t he?            
He`d better see a doctor, hadn`t he?

If I`ll have time, I will go to the movie.           
If I have time, I will go to the movie.

Had you been here yesterday, I could help you.
Had you been here yesterday, I could have helped you.

Unless you go home now, you`ll be punished.
Unless you don`t go home now, you`ll be punished.

He needn`t go out, need he?                       
He needn`t go out, does he?

She can barely speak, can`t she?                 
She can barely speak, can she?

Somebody has to help him, don`t they?     
Somebody has to help him, haven`t they?

Bad news don`t make people happy.          
Bad news doesn`t make people happy.
  
All their money is in the bank.                   
All their money are in the bank.

That information was very good.               
Those information were very good.

She is always making noise at night.           
She always makes noise at night.

Do you know where is the station?              
Do you know where the station is?

It was worth to do it.                                    
It was worth doing it.

She was trying to cook something when he entered the kitchen.
She tried to cook something when he entered the kitchen.

Mary is the tallest of the two girls.                  
Mary is the taller of the two girls.

He warned me to not touch that wire.             
He warned me not to touch that wire.

He gripped his brother`s arm lest he should fall.
He gripped his brother`s arm lest he shouldn`t fall.

This is the first time I have done all the shopping.
This is the first time I did all the shopping.

I lay in bed for a while.                     
I laid in bed for a while.

I made all the necessary arrangements.         
I did all the necessary arrangements.

Justice has been made.                      
Justice has been done.

The President Trump was elected some time ago.
President Trump was elected some time ago.

How long have you been lieying to them?
How long have you been lying to them?

She has quitted smoking many times.               
She has quit smoking many times.

That man has dived for an hour.
That man has diven for an hour.

She has threw all the garbage this morning. 
She has thrown all the garbage this morning.

I laid on the sofa all day yesterday.                 
I lay on the sofa all day yesterday.

She wishes she knew the answer yesterday.
She wishes she had known the answer yesterday.

If only they were here with me now, but they are not.
If only they had been here with me now, but they are not.

She would like to go to the seaside.       
She would like going to the seaside.

Lucy is the most beautiful girl of the two.
Lucy is the more beautiful girl of the two.

It is the first time  did my homework.
It is the first time I have done my homework.

The reception was a success. The organizers did a good job.
The reception was a success. The organizers made a good job.

If only I hadn`t made that blunder at the party last night.
If only I didn`t make that blunder at the party last night.

What will happen if I will push this button?
What will happen if I push this button?

You keep interrupting me. I wish you didn`t do that. / I wish you wouldn`t do that.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

If Clause, Exercise 18

A. Complete the exercise with If or Unless. 

 1. -------- you drive more carefully, you will have an accident. 

 2. ---------- you prune these trees, they won’t grow well. 

 3. He’ll get lost ---------------someone shows him the way. 

 4. ---------------- you practice your English, you can improve it quickly. 

 5. ------------------ you don’t hurry, you’ll be late for school again. 

 6. ---------------- there is oxygen, fire cannot burn. 

 7. --------------------you go to bed late, you’ll feel tired in the morning. 

 8. My parents will be angry ---------------------- I pass my exams. 

 9. You can’t travel abroad -----------------you don’t have a passport. 

10. You can’t watch TV ----------------you finish your homework. 

11.-------------------they lower the price, I won’t buy that computer. 


B. Complete the exercise with If or When. 

1. -------------------I am late this evening, don’t wait for me. 

2. ---------- I don’t see you tomorrow, I will phone you. 

3. Do you mind --------------I close the window? 

4. ---------------------- I get up in the morning I usually drink a cup of coffee. 

5. Have something to eat. ---------------you don’t eat now, you’ll be hungry later. 

6. John is still at school. ------------------- he leaves, he wants to go to university. 

7. Be careful! ----------------you aren’t careful, you’ll fail. 

8. -------------I see him, I will tell you right away.

9. Please call us ---------------- you arrive.

10. I am going to tell her --------------- she comes.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Prepositions, Exercise 2

PREPOSITION QUIZ

The winner of the competition was ___ the drawing-room.
a. on
b. in
c. at

Everybody sat ___ the floor, but Mr. Spencer sat ___ a chair ___ the corner.
a. over - in - on
b. about - on - at
c. on - on – in

The judge poured champagne ___ the glass.
a. into
b. on
c. inside

The elderly lady was always ___ home ___ night.
a. at - at
b. in - at
c. into-inside

Adriana used to swim ___ the sea and sunbathe ___ the sand.
a. on -at
b. on - in
c. in – on

During the week I get up early ___ the morning and go to bed late ___ night. But normally ___ weekends I sleep until midday.
a. on - at - at
b. in - at - on
c. in - in – at

Peter lives ___ Sunset Avenue, now, but he lived ___ 109, Pasadena Street ___ 1980.
a. on - at - in
b. in - at - on
c. on - at – on

He was born ___ 8:15 ___ the morning ___ June, 18th, 1928
a. in - on - at
b. at - in - on
c. on - on – in

The hanging light is ___ the table.
a. in
b. over
c. at

"I'm staying ___ the Metropolitan Hotel. It's ___ Sunset Blvd.. ___ Hollywood ".
a. at - in - on
b. in - on - at
c. at - on – in

Thomas was born ___ January 9th ___ Buenos Aires.
a. in - on
b. on - in
c. at – on

He's arriving from Europe ___ Wednesday.
a. at
b. on
c. of

She doesn't work ___ night.
a. in
b. on
c. at

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Prepositions, Exercise 5

Little free library in the street!
Put in the correct preposition.

1) My friend is good ___playing volleyball.

2) She protests ___discrimination.

3) She is afraid ___cats.

4) The family doesn't feel ___going outing this season. .

5) The company is looking forward ___giving bonus to its workers.

6) She dreams ___becoming a doctor.

7) She apologized ___her misbehavior.

8) Does she agree ___what you explained?

9) Parents often insist ___good manners.

10) Peter reminded me ___ my appointment with doctor

11) The child is allergic __insect stings.

12) The patrolling van chased the thieves ___the lanes.

13) The secret __success lies __hard work.

14) She said  that she had not smoked ___ages.


15) Mr. Seth lives __an apartment building in Hyderabad. 

Miscellaneous, Test 13

Choose the correct answer:
1. It is most expensive of / more expensive than I thought.
2. Chennai is the hotter of / hotter than Mumbai.
3. Susie is the prettier / the prettiest of the two sisters.
4. Mary is the best student / most good student in the class.
5. He is not as successful as / not like succesfull as his brother.
6. The car is running smoothly / more smoothliest since it had a service.
7. It was the most expensive / the more expensive dress I have ever worn.
8. It was ten times more difficult than / ten times most difficult then I expected.
9. I can walk three times further than you / three times farther than you.
10. He is twice as lively as / twice as lively his brother.
11. He explained it careful / carefully, but I was still none the wiser.
12. The more information that comes in, the more confused the picture is / the more confusing the picture is.
13. They knelt in front of the child who would / will one day rule their country.

14. How many people can / might get into a telephone booth?

15. I would / will not do this if I did not have to.

16. If you stopped talking, I could / used to get some work done.

17. Need I get / Need I to get a visa for Malaysia?

18. You had better / would better start saying thank-you.

19. Let’s go for a walk, shall we / will we?

20. You must not to / don’t need to work on Sundays.

21. She really ought to / would mend her ways.

22. She can / may speak six languages.

23. Life used to / uses to be more interesting when I was a child.

24. Granny could / used to always bring us nice gifts.

25. She said I could / could to  come as often as I liked.

26. I would have married / could have married her, if I had wanted to.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Academia de Politie *Alexandru Ioan Cuza*, Test 2017


1. __    had we arrived at the beach, when it ___pouring with rain.
a. Hardly / started                                  
b. No sooner / has started
c. The minute / started                           
d. As soon as / began

2. He explained __________ that unless he_________, he_________to go to prison.
a. to me / testified / would have       
b. me / didn`t testify / would have had
c. to me / would testify / had            
d. me / had testified / was

3. I have explained that she _________ the flute this time tomorrow.
a. was going to play                        b. will play
c. will be playing                            d. would be playing

4. Not until _____________ the trophy___________a speech in front of a large audience.
a. was she presented with / made          
b. she was presented / she has made
c. she was presented with / did she make     
d. she was offered / she made

5. Cand ti se va da acest telefon inteligent, sora ta iti va fi cumparat deja inca unul.
a. When you are given this smartphone, your sister will have already bought you another one.
b. When you will be given this smartphone, your sister will have already bought you another one.
c. When you are given this smartphone, your sister will have already buy you another one.
d. When are you given this smartphone, your sister will have already bought you another one.

6. She locked the door to avoid ______and slept like______.
a. being disturbed / a log                      
b. to be disturbed / a log
c. disturbing / a wood                           
d. to have been disturbed / a bear

7. A gold medal was shining on his chest. But for his parents` support, he ______ the first prize.
a. hadn`t won                             
b. wouldn`t have won
c. wouldn`t win                          
d. didn`t win

8. If I ________ a busy person, I ______them on that trip last weekend.
a. weren`t / would have joined            
b. hadn`t been / would join
c. wouldn`t be / would have joined     
d. weren`t / had joined

9. Unless you ________for help, you never______any support. That is the rule in our institution.
a. ask / get                           
b. will ask / get
c. don`t ask / will get          
d. ask / would get

10. We didn`t realize how serious the situation was.
a. Little did we realize how serious the situation was.
b. Little did we realize how serious was the situation.
c. Little we realized how serious the situation was.
d. Little had we realized how serious the situation had been.

11. __________you, I _____________everybody to do_______best to get over their differences.
a. Had I been / would have adviced / their
b. If I have been / would have advised / their
c. Had I been / would have adviced / its
d. Had I been / would have advised / their

12. A: `I will never __________this person again.`
      B: `_________.`
a. rely on / Neither will I.                       
b. rely in / Neither will I.
c. rely on / Neither won`t I.                    
d. rely on / Neither am I.

13. I need to learn lots of details about the Russian Revolution as we are having a test tomorrow! If only I _______ concentrate properly!
a. could                          
b. could have
c. can                             
d. am able to

14. He bought_____ for the trip lest he_______while hiking in the mountains.
a. some compasses / shouldn`t get lost        
b. a compass / should get lost
c. a compas / might get lost                  
d. some compasses / couldn`t get lost

15. I`d sooner he _______ . ________he done this, he wouldn`t____in prison now.
a. stayed with us / Would /  have been     
b. had stayed with us / Had / be
c. has stayed with us / Hadn`t / be           
d. didn`t leave / Have / have got

16. Bad news always _______me feel______.
a. make / miserable                    
b. makes / miserable
c. makes / miserably                  
d. make / miserably

17. I hardly know______in the neighbourhood who thinks _____ so of themselves!
a. anybody / highly               
b. nobody / highly
c. anybody / high                  
d. somebody / high

18. _______________, terrorism and globalization are two widespread____
a. In my standpoint / phenomenons    
b. From my standpoint / phenomenon
c. From my standpoint / phenomena   
d. By my standpoint / phenomena

19. You should avoid______so much on clothes. It has become typical ____you to spend money like_____.
a. to spend / for / nothing       
b. spending / of / water
c. spending / for / a tycoon     
d. to spend / of / thin air

20. __________the end of the week, we_______in Spain for a fortnight.
a. By / will have been       
b. Over / will have been
c. On / have been              
d. By / will be

21. What _______in ten _____time?
       I_______for this company for over a decade.
a. will you do / years / will be working
b. will you be doing / years / will have been working
c. will you have been doing / years / will have worked
d. will you be doing / years / will be working

22. It`s not worth________ to make yourself understood, they______ attention anyway.
a. trying / are not giving up        
b. to try / are not paying
c. try / are not paying                 
d. trying / are not paying

23. She clearly remembers ______the door before leaving the house and she can`t understand why______ open when she came back from work.
a. to lock / it was                
b. locking / was it
c. having locked / was it     
d. locking / it was

24. I can`t understand why she ______so stubborn today; _____she is more flexible,________?
a. is being / normaly /isn`t she       
b. is being / normally / isn`t she
c. is / normally / isn`t it        
d. has been / normaly / is she

25. If he________ in due time, which I _______, I _______let you know.
a. will arrive / strongly doubted / dare to
b. should arrive / doubt / will
c. might have arrived / would doubt / am bound to
d. happens to arrive / strong doubt / had better

26. Billy wants to buy the boat before his wife has_________.
a. a change of soul              
b. a shift in heart
c. a change of heart             
d. a swift of head

27. Three people have been arrested for _______possession of armaments in a police____.
a. ilegal / raid    
b. illegal / rail
c. illegal / raid   
d. unlegal / reid

28. There should be at least five extinguishers on _____. You _____ worry.
a. the premise / needn`t have to                    
b. the market / mustn`t
c. this building / ought to not                        
d. the premises / don`t need to

29. `I broke my leg while I was skiing`, she said.
a. She said she had broken her leg while skiing.
b. She said she had broke her leg while skiing.
c. She said she has broken her leg when she was skiing.
d. She said she had been breaking her leg when she was skiing.

30. A: `What did Peter suggest?`
      B: `He suggested ________ on a trip the next day`.
a. going
b. us to go
c. we to go
d. to going



Sunday, September 17, 2017

Error Correction, Exercise 3


Correct the sentences below:

1. John has been working on the pilot project since two years.

2. When he entered the classroom the lecture already was beginning.

3. Mary has returned back her book in the library.

4. If Peter works hard he would get a good mark in the exam.

5. They turn up with the flying colours if they practised well.

6. If he told them about the route they would not have missed their way.

7. She would not have sent the mail if you did not instruct her.

8. If I had painted the picture well it would cost a great deal.

9. If the Manager had received your project on time he would not fire you.

10.The boy, together with his teachers and friends, are going to the beach.

11. A group of people are rushing into the hall.

12. The team is divided in different perspectives on the issue.

13. Neither the party leader nor the party workers was able to calm the distressed people.

14. Data is being collected by the media.

15. She is a real good singer.

16. All Computer Science students should learn computer operating, typing, and how to programme computers.

17. The Lawyer has been warning his clients  last Sunday.

18. Everybody on the board have to come to the discussion sessions.

19. How could they threaten you and she for this issue?

21. He is addicted at cricket, badminton and playing basket ball.

22. Neither his followers nor he were welcomed by the society.

23. Some of you will have to get their own ID cards for inspection.

24. If anyone peeps into the room, capture their photographs.

25. It must have been him who has sent this mail.

26. One should respect your motherland.

27. It happen only rarely in life.

28. Children is watering flowers in the garden.

29. They purchased a new air conditioner next month.

31. It begin to rain as soon as we stepped out of the house.

32. The mother was pray for her  child.

33. Among the two sisters, Hanna is a better dancer

34. The officer has given orders to his soldiers yesterday.

35. The girl sat down besides the lake.

36. The two brothers are quarrelling with one another

37. He did all his work satisfactory.

38. They used to played cricket during their childhood.

39. Christa saw a lots of swans at the lake.


40. Is there some tea in the pot? 

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Phrasal Verbs, Exercise 2


Choose the correct phrasal verb or / and preposition(s):

Now she …………….us as she got married…………….a manager.

a. looks above/to
b. look over/with
c. looks down on/to
d. looks up to/to

I hope this present has …….. the fact that I forgot your birthday.

a) set against           b) made up for    
c) settled up with     d) weighed up

You'll have to ____ if you want to get rid of that ache. Don't put ____ seeing your dentist. 

a) take out your tooth/up                 
b) get your tooth filled/off
c) take out your tooth/off                 
d) get your tooth filled/up

She does nothing but fret ____ her being overweight, yet she never tries to put an end ____ her craving ____ chocolate.

a) for/to/of       
b) at/at/in    
c) over/to/in                  
d) about/to/for

My sister's new laptop ____ quite often. The funny thing is that she always ____ by the people in the IT department.

a) breaks apart/has it upgraded            
b) crashes/had it seen to
c) breaks off/has it observed                
d) breaks down/has it checked

I fall ____ with my boss because he looks ____ me.

a) off/up to               
b) out /down on               
c) through/upon       
d) at / over

You have to comply ___ the rules in your department or you'll get ____.

a) with/sacked       b) on/fired             
c) in/retired            d) at/hired

You shouldn't frown ____ one trivial blunder! He was so engrossed ____ reading that he simply didn't ____ you.

a) over/with/observe     b) upon/in/notice     
c) with/in/greet              d) in/in/see

Last night there was a report about a mass ____ from a prison in Chicago during which five guards ____ dead as the prisoners were ____ their getaway.

a) break in/ have been shot/taking             
b) breakthrough/have shot/trying
c) breakout/were shot/making                   
d) break up/ were shooting/escaping

Mary's bad performance was put ____ her lack of practice.

a) off                           b) down to                        
c) up with                   d) on

The journalist was ____ that the actress would be there, so he could have been able to get an interview. Unfortunately, he ____ her bodyguard, who ____ out of nowhere.

a) called up/ didn't account for/came      
b) warned up/ hasn't thought about/turned up
c) spoken up/hadn't seen to/turned in     
d) tipped off/ hadn't allowed for/ cropped up

Mrs. Stewart can't go to work today because her child has gone ____ a mysterious illness. 
a) out with  b) down with  c) off to   d) in for