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My English: Exercises - Houston

01 Ill call you, when___________________________________.

I reach the office.
I will reach the office.
I really like this place.
I went to the office.
 
02 _____________ it was raining, we went fishing.

Despite
In spite of
However
Although
 
03 Under no circumstances ______________________ the document before talking to your lawyer.

you will sign
should you sign
you should sign
you may sign
 
04 James Zilbertson _________________________ professionally for over ten years and he ______________________________ four albums so far.

sings / recorded
sung / is recording
has been singing / has been recording
has been singing / has recorded
 
05 __________________ the war he didnt see his children ___________ over three years.

During / during
During / for
Since / for
Since / during
 
06 ________ women in this village have __________ custom of wearing turbans for weddings.

The / a
Some / a
The / the
A / the
 
07 Which sentence contains an indirect passive formation?

He gave me the book.
I have been told the news
She will tell me the whole story
The banked was robbed by the mafia.
 
08 Always _____________ you!

will I love
I will love
Love will I
will I loved
 
09 When ____________________, shell have finished her homework.

I am arriving
I have arrived
I will arrive
I arrive
 
10 Not only ____________ break her leg but also her pelvis.

she broken
she broke
did she break
she did break
 
11 ____________ poverty is a global issue in ____________ world today.

The / the
The / a
---- / the
---- / ----
 
12 Frida cant get along well with Mike. Their opinions always ___________ .

crack
clash
crumble
crunch
 
13 As soon as the scandal came to the surface, Dr. Goldhauphen ____________ from the clinic.

left
bribed
parted
abandoned
 
14 Why dont we just _________________ them when we arrive?

drop in on
drop on in
drop by on
drop by in
 
15 Luna was angry at the state of her hotel room. She thought it was ___________ and derelict.

soapy
soggy
seedy
sturdy
 
16 The _______________ advances in robotic surgery have impressed the world.

groundbreaking
breaking ground
breakthrough
grounded
 
17 What?s another way to say: "I did it all myself?"

I did all off hand.
I did it single handedly.
I did it hand by hand.
I used one hand to do it.
 
18 A: St. Mark of Dubois lost the war in France as a result of a _____________ failure.

dandy
desirable
doubtful
dismal
 
19 _________________ children can be a hard task if not backed with good values.

Bringing up
Bringing out
Bringing on
Bringing into
 
20 The bandwagons of today havent surpassed anything that I've seen in the past. The word in italics means:

transportation systems
trends
farming equipment
knowledge
 



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