Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Grammar (2.5)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. Pauline ________ her hair with a blue ribbon.
(1) tide (3) tied
(2) tried (4) tired ( )
2. Most of the spectators ________ gone home.
(1) has (3) have
(2) having (4) are ( )
3. After the fire, the entrance to the building was closed ________.
(1) off (3) in
(2) down (4) up ( )
4. Meiling is ________ a letter to her pen-pal in Japan.
(1) written (3) writing
(2) wrote (4) writes ( )
5. Mathematics ________ my favourite subject.
(1) is (3) am
(2) are (4) were ( )
6. Please hurry! The campers ________ by the hut.
(1) wait (3) has waiting
(2) have waiting (4) are waiting ( )
7. Break an egg ________ the pan and fry it lightly.
(1) for (3) into
(2) of (4) to ( )
8. Patricia spoke so ________ that the whole class enjoyed her story.
(1) clearly (3) clearing
(2) so (4) unclearly ( )
9. My school bag is different ________ yours.
(1) for (3) by
(2) with (4) from ( )
10. Please ________ off your shoes before entering the bedroom.
(1) kick (3) shake
(2) take (4) get ( )
11. The rashes ________ your legs must be ________ immediately.
(1) by . . . treating (3) on . . . treat
(2) by . . . treat (4) on . . . treated ( )
12. Did you try ________ him?
(1) stopped (3) be stopped
(2) stop (4) stopping ( )
13. When Tim ________ home, please ask him to telephone me.
(1) is going to arrive (3) arrives
(2) arrived (4) is arriving ( )
14. ________ your experience, I'm sure this project will run smoothly.
(1) In (3) On
(2) By (4) With ( )
15. Each girl is choosing a doll for ________.
(1) yourself (3) ourselves
(2) themselves (4) herself ( )
16. The baby ________ when the doorbell rang.
(1) sleeps (3) slept
(2) has been sleeping (4) was sleeping ( )
17. Lily ________ the door before she entered the principal's office.
(1) knock (3) knocked
(2) knocks (4) was knocking ( )
18. Who is ________ Joel to the movies?
(1) take (3) takes
(2) taking (4) taken ( )
19. ________ of the eleven football players have self-discipline.
(1) All (3) Part
(2) Both (4) Everyone ( )
20. It was really kind ________ you to share your umbrella with me.
(1) by (3) of
(2) for (4) with ( )

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