Sentence completion exercise

November 13, 2013pdf

Complete the following sentences using appropriate phrases. Each question is followed by four suggested answers. Choose the most appropriate one.

1. The laboratory is not only equipped with state-of-the-art scientific instruments …………………………. renowned scientists.

a) but also with

b) but also boasts of

c) but also with the service of

d) but also boasts

2. ………………………… your supporters’ confidence is as effective as this method.

a) No method of winning

b) No other method of winning

c) No other method for winning

d) No method for winning

3. I did not like his comments on my book but I said nothing as I ………………………. to keep quiet.

a) agreed

b) had agreed

c) was agreeing

d) would agree

4. The report candidly admits that the investor confidence ………………………… considerably.

a) have eroded

b) has eroded

c) have been eroded

d) has been eroded

5. The child kept on crying while it ………………………………

a) is bathed

b) was being bathed

c) was bathed

d) is being bathed

6. As we approached the swamp, ……………………………….

a) frogs could be heard croaking

b) we could hear frogs croaking

c) frogs were heard croaking

d) we were hearing the frogs croaking

 7. Hold the rifle firmly against your shoulder, ………………………………..

a) and then you should take careful aim

b) and then take careful aim

c) and then you have to take careful aim

d) and then you will have to take careful aim

Answers

1. The laboratory is not only equipped with state-of-the-art scientific instruments but also boasts of renowned scientists.

2. No other method of winning your supporters’ confidence is as effective as this method.

3. I did not like his comments on my book but I said nothing as I had agreed to keep quiet.

4. The report candidly admits that the investor confidence has eroded considerably.

5. The child kept on crying while it was being bathed.

6. As we approached the swamp, we could hear frogs croaking.

7. H old the rifle firmly against your shoulder, and then take careful aim.

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