General English Exercise

October 27, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate words or phrases.

1. She is intelligent; …………………………. she lacks experience.

a) however

b) even as

c) although

d) even if

2. They live …………………………………. miles from here.

a) many

b) lots of

c) plenty of

d) a great deal of

3. His rude remarks made her ………………………..

a) cry

b) to cry

c) crying

d) cried

4. I don’t speak English well, but I can make myself ……………………………….

a) understand

b) understood

c) understanding

d) to understand

5. My mother makes wine ………………………….. blackberries.

a) of

b) with

c) from

d) out of

6. Could you ………………………… the kids while I go shopping?

a) look after

b) look for

c) look at

d) look to

7. He never drives fast because he is afraid …………………………..

a) of crashing

b) to crash

c) with crashing

d) from crashing

8. I’m ……………………………….. working abroad. Could you help me?

a) interested in

b) interested to

c) interested in

d) interested about

9. They often go hiking ………………………. going to school.

a) without

b) instead of

c) instead

d) none of these

10. I spent the whole day in bed ………………………… to work.

a) instead of to go

b) instead of going

c) instead to go

d) instead going

Answers

1. She is intelligent; however, she lacks experience.

2. They live many miles from here.

3. His rude remarks made her cry.

4. I don’t speak English well, but I can make myself understood.

5. My mother makes wine from blackberries.

6. Could you look after the kids while I go shopping?

7. He never drives fast because he is afraid of crashing.

8. I’m interested in working abroad. Could you help me?

9. They often go hiking instead of going to school.

10. I spent the whole day in bed instead of going to work.

 

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