Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Grammar (2.3)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. The firemen took three hours to put _______ the fire at the shipyard.
(1) on (3) off
(2) out (4) away ( )
2. My mother looked ________ me when I was ill last week.
(1) after (3) at
(2) on (4) away ( )
3. Our teacher urged us to keep ________ the good work.
(1) on (3) out
(2) to (4) up ( )
4. Nobody ______ allowed to stay in class during the school assembly.
(1) is (3) was
(2) are (4) were ( )
5. When my dog is thirsty, it ________ a lot of water.
(1) drinks (3) drank
(2) drink (4) drinking ( )
6. During lesson time, the children must put ________ their toys.
(1) on (3) in
(2) away (4) together ( )
7. Shufen always ________ her grandparents on Saturdays.
(1) visit (3) visited
(2) visits (4) visiting ( )
8. Burning plastic is unhealthy because it gives _________ poisonous gases.
(1) off (3) away
(2) out (4) in ( )
9. While I was studying in England, my parents __________ me pocket money every month.
(1) send (3) sends
(2) sent (4) sending ( )
10. We have kept ________ soup in the bowl for you.
(1) little (3) some
(2) few (4) any ( )
11. Michael was put ________ by James' boasting.
(1) on (3) off
(2) in (4) out ( )
12. Everyone in class ________ gone to the school field.
(1) has (3) had
(2) have (4) having ( )
13. The hospital ________ hours are from noon to two o'clock.
(1) visit (3) visits
(2) visited (4) visiting ( )
14. Michelle broke ________ and cried when she heard the bad news.
(1) through (3) up
(2) off (4) down ( )
15. There is nothing much you ________ do here. Why don't you take a rest.
(1) can (3) would
(2) could (4) have ( )
16. Is there ________ water in the water bottle?
(1) some (3) few
(2) little (4) any ( )
17. He was ________ out of the house by his stepmother.
(1) drive (3) drove
(2) driving (4) driven ( )
18. Who wants to ________ the classroom floor?
(1) sweep (3) sweeps
(2) swept (4) sweeping ( )
19. The player has broken ________ the partnership with his manager.
(1) into (3) out
(2) on (4) off ( )
20. They ________ on the boat when it hit a rock.
(1) sing (3) sang
(2) was singing (4) were singing ( )

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