Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Grammar (2.2)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. My father and I ________ in the reservoir park every morning.
(1) jog (3) jogging
(2) jogs (4) jogged ( )
2. Is gold ________ valuable than platinum?
(1) more (3) most
(2) better (4) higher ( )
3. How did you ________ to know the story?
(1) get (3) got
(2) gets (4) getting ( )
4. When the fisherman looked ______ the dark clouds, he knew it was going to rain.
(1) at (3) on
(2) to (4) from ( )
5. The train ________ the station in a few minutes.
(1) is leaving (3) will leave
(2) left (4) leaves ( )
6. Nobody ________ keen to go jogging.
(1) is (3) was
(2) are (4) were ( )
7. The boys have ________ to help Mrs Tan with the gardening.
(1) come (3) comes
(2) came (4) coming ( )
8. Do you know _______ is the most intelligent animal?
(1) what (3) who
(2) when (4) which ( )
9. The soldiers are plotting ________ the general.
(1) for (3) at
(2) against (4) on ( )
10. ________ about time they arrive.
(1) Its (3) It's
(2) It (4) This ( )
11. While we were sleeping, Nigel ________ the television.
(1) watch (3) watches
(2) watched (4) was watching ( )
12. Last year, we ________ a big Christmas party.
(1) have (3) were having
(2) had (4) has ( )
13. I've just ________ a postcard to my pen pal in Sweden.
(1) write (3) written
(2) wrote (4) writing ( )
14. Mrs Chan goes ______ doing her work as if nothing has happened.
(1) through (3) about
(2) to (4) around ( )
15. What are you laughing ________?
(1) at (3) to
(2) on (4) with ( )
16. When I saw James, he ________ on the phone.
(1) talk (3) talks
(2) talked (4) was talking ( )
17. Are you ________ to finish painting your room?
(1) soon (3) which
(2) when (4) about ( )
18. This chain belongs to the dog. It is ________.
(1) its (3) his
(2) it's (4) it ( )
19. My grandmother uses this string ______ hang her clothes for drying.
(1) to (3) for
(2) on (4) and ( )
20. ________ insects do bite and it can be painful.
(1) The (3) This
(2) These (4) That ( )

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