Various Questions I

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  1. As ___, he forgot to bring his notebook to school.
    a. usual
    b. usually

  2. He speaks neither English __ French.
    a. or
    b. nor

  3. ___ do you call that in English?
    a. How
    b. What

  4. The teacher explained ___
    a. the lesson to the student.
    b. the student the lesson.

  5. He was charged ___ murder.
    a. with
    b. for

  6. The storm prevented ___ on a picnic.
    a. us to go
    b. us from going

  7. The students have no difficulty ___ the exercise.
    a. in doing
    b. to do

  8. The committee comprises ___ with widely different views.
    a. men
    b. of men

  9. A man's concept of liberty is different from ___.
    a. a woman
    b. a woman's

  10. He objects ___ treated like a child.
    a. to be
    b. to being

  11. I ___ here for three years.
    a. am teaching
    b. have been teaching

  12. a. Can you give me ___ details, please?
    a. further
    b. farther

  13. Hijacking is considered a ___ serious crime than kidnapping.
    a. more
    b. most

  14. Does he ___ his mother or father?
    a. resemble to
    b. resemble

  15. The boy ___ father is a famous scientist has won the prize.
    a. whose
    b. who's

  16. ___ is a great virtue.
    a. The wisdom
    b. Wisdom

  17. He typed ___
    a. the report carefully.
    b. carefully the report

  18. ___ he didn't like her, he invited her out.
    a. However
    b. Although

  19. We ___ the pictures on the wall.
    a. hung
    b. hanged
  20. Copyright 1998 by 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.