General English Exercise 2

June 1, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using a word or phrase. Choose your answers from the given options.

1. You don’t know what has happened, ………………………

a) did you

b) don’t you

c) do you?

d) didn’t you?

2.While passing ……………………….. the small door, I hurt my head.

a) between

b) through

c) by

d) along

3. The thief was caught ……………………………

a) green handed

b) red handed

c) blue handed

d) yellow handed

4. If something is ‘All Greek and Latin to you’, you …………………………

a) understand it

b) don’t understand it

c) are amused by it

d) none of these

5. I would like to ask ………………………….. more questions.

a) few

b) some

c) little

d) any

6. The player announced that he ………………………… from the game.

a) is retiring

b) was retiring

c) will retire

d) retires

7. Though they were badly outnumbered, the soldiers decided to make a …………………….. effort to conquer the city.

a) last hole

b) last ditch

c) last cannon

d) last train

8. The students ………………………… when the teacher walked into the room.

a) stand up

b) stood up

c) have stood up

d) are standing up

9. They won’t accept this proposal, ……………………………?

a) won’t they

b) will they

c) wouldn’t they

d) would they

10. Will you wait ……………………… I return?

a) till

b) when

c) as

d) while

Answers

1. You don’t know what has happened, do you?

2. While passing through the small door, I hurt my head.

3. The thief was caught red-handed.

4. You don’t understand it.

5. I would like to ask some more questions.

6. The player announced that he was retiring from the game.

7. Last ditch

8. The students stood up when the teacher walked into the room.

9. They won’t accept this proposal, will they?

10. Will you wait till I return?

 

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