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I’ll stay home if it ______.
  1. rained
  2. rains
  3. will rain
  4. won’t rain

Q2. He’s not ________ of learning German in six months.

  1. possible
  2. interested
  3. inclined
  4. able
  5. capable
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Q3. Some working parents ______ being absent all day by giving their children lots of presents.

  1. make out
  2. make out of
  3. make up
  4. make up for
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Q4. The fact that the experts say stagnation will continue for some time _______.

  1. industry will suffer a lot
  2. we should be prepared for higher inflation
  3. is annoying
  4. we cannot avoid it
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Q5. People call Ray a chip off the old block because he

  1. reminds them of his father
  2. reminds them of his son
  3. reminds them of their fathers
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Q6. Bob and Jane decided to tie the knot because

  1. it had come undone
  2. they loved one another
  3. they needed to save money
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Q7. Jeremy had to eat humble pie because

  1. there was nothing else to eat
  2. he wanted to seem humble
  3. it was clear he was wrong
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Q8. Every summer many people, girls and women as well as boys and men, try to swim from England to France or from France to England. The distance at the nearest points is only about twenty miles, but because of the strong currents the distance that must be swum is usually twice as far. The first man to succeed in swimming across the Channel was Captain Webb, an Englishman. This was in August 1875. He landed in France 21 hours 45 minutes after entering the water at Dover. Since then there have been many successful swims and the time has been shortened. One French swimmer crossed in 11 hours and 5 minutes. ---------- 10. Swimming the Channel is not as easy as it might seem _____.

  1. as the distance between the two counties is far too much.
  2. and it always takes more or less 20 hours.
  3. and only two people have managed to do it so far.
  4. so few people even try to swim it.
  5. for there are very strong currents.
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Q9. They always give the available seats to ______ comes first.

  1. whoever
  2. whom
  3. whichever
  4. whomever
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Q10. If you hide your ……… under a bushel, you are too modest to boast about your skills.

  1. beard
  2. looks
  3. light
  4. mind
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