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  1. He ___ asleep during the long lecture.
    a. fall
    b. fell
    c. felt
    d. feel

  2. I can't ___ out what has happened to him.
    a. fill
    b. fall
    c. figure
    d. think

  3. The boys ___ fire to a big haystack.
    a. settled
    b. set
    c. placed
    d. caught.

  4. Must I ___ back the book, or is it a gift I may keep?
    a. turn
    b. hold
    c. return
    d. give

  5. I used to ___ on to my Mom's dress when we crossed the street.
    a. hang
    b. hand
    c. pull
    d. push

  6. The Great Wall of China was not thick enough to ___ back the invading hordes.
    a. hold
    b. play
    c. give
    d. go

  7. ___ in mind that you are working to improve your ability, not to earn money.
    a. Think
    b. Be
    c. Put
    d. Keep

  8. He ___ after his father in that he has blue eyes.
    a. looks
    b. takes
    c. goes
    d. gets

  9. I don't know what ___ about her tears.
    a. caused
    b. thought
    c. brought
    d. said

  10. Why do I always have to ___ over backwards to please him?
    a. turn
    b. move
    c. bend
    d. go

Copyright (C) 1997 Vera Mello (vcqm@ruralsp.com.br)
This quiz is part of the HTML-Only Self-Study Quizzes which is part of Activities for ESL Students, a project by The Internet TESL Journal.