Grammar and Vocabulary Exercise

October 24, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences.

1. A cock and bull story is ………………………………..

a) a foolish, unbelievable story

b) a dead letter

c) an epic

d) none of the above

2. Training is ………………………….. to a doctor.

a) irrefutable

b) indispensable

c) inseparable

d) inlimitable

3. This is a website for students …………………………. mother language is not English.

a) that

b) whose

c) of whom

d) which

4. When I asked them who took the money, the boys ………………………… ignorance.

a) affected

b) effected

c) acted

d) displayed

5. A good manager should …………………………. from criticizing his subordinates.

a) abstain

b) refrain

c) avoid

d) stop

6. He was an …………………………… in the murder.

a) accomplice

b) accessory

c) accessary

d) associate

7. When people ………………………. ill, they consult their doctor hoping to get the best medical care.

a) go

b) get

c) turn

d) fall

8. This is Mrs. Seth …………………………. they say is the best pianist in the town.

a) whom

b) who

c) which

d) that

9. It is high time she ………………………. the dues.

a) paid

b) pay

c) pays

d) will pay

10. He tiptoed into the room lest he ……………………………. the baby.

a) should wake up

b) wake up

c) would wake up

d) wakes up

Answers

1. A foolish, unbelievable story

2. Training is indispensable to a doctor.

3. This is a website for students whose mother language is not English.

4. When I asked them who took the money, the boys affected ignorance.

5. A good manager should refrain from criticizing his subordinates.

6. He was an accomplice in the murder.

7. When people fall ill, they consult their doctor hoping to get the best medical care.

8. This is Mrs. Seth whom they say is the best pianist in the town. (Who is possible in an informal style.)

9. It is high time she paid the dues.

10. He tiptoed into the room lest he wake up / should wake up the baby.

 

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