Name:_________________________ Date:_______________


Grammar (2.6)

Write the number of the correct answer in the brackets.
1. I have not come ________ someone who is so intelligent.
(1) before (3) across
(2) toward (4) to ( )
2. When ________ the concert supposed to begin?
(1) was (3) could
(2) would (4) is ( )
3. The illegal immigrant managed to get ________ from the policemen.
(1) away (3) out
(2) off (4) on ( )
4. That animated movie ________ by Walt Disney Studio won an Oscar Award.
(1) produce (3) produced
(2) producing (4) produces ( )
5. When I ________ the toy shop, I saw the stuff toy you wanted to buy.
(1) pass (3) passes
(2) passed (4) past ( )
6. Have you ________ on a roller-coaster before?
(1) ride (3) rode
(2) rides (4) ridden ( )
7. This soup was salty ________ I added some water to it.
(1) since (3) yet
(2) because (4) so ( )
8. All the birds ________ from the aviary in Singapore.
(1) has escaped (3) have escaped
(2) having escaped (4) escaping ( )
9. Sam, as well as Lucy, ________ up late every evening.
(1) stay (3) are staying
(2) stayed (4) stays ( )
10. Juliet's friends played a trick on her by ________ her doll behind the curtains.
(1) hide (3) hidden
(2) hiding (4) hid ( )
11. You must avoid unhygienic food ________ you'll get diarrhoea.
(1) or (3) but
(2) so (4) unless ( )
12. My father is 8 centimetres ________ than I.
(1) short (3) shortest
(2) shorter (4) as short ( )
13. It was unfortunate that the driver ________ in the accident on the motorway.
(1) died (3) dies
(2) dead (4) dying ( )
14. All my colleagues ________ to Langkawi Beach Resort for a weekend break.
(1) are going (3) is going
(2) goes (4) going ( )
15. Children are usually noisy whenever they ________ together.
(1) play (3) played
(2) plays (4) playing ( )
16. My father waited ________ dawn for my mother at the airport.
(1) for (3) by
(2) with (4) till ( )
17. ________ of the story was about their jungle experience.
(1) Part (3) Both
(2) Little (4) Some ( )
18. Stop disturbing me. I ________ hard to concentrate on my work.
(1) tried (3) have tried
(2) try (4) am trying ( )
19. Each of the boys ________ a skipping rope home last week.
(1) borrow (3) borrows
(2) is borrowing (4) borrowed ( )
20. Patsy and I have not met ________ last February.
(1) till (3) for
(2) since (4) from ( )

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