1. A man who in the compartment said that the place
by a passenger who out to the diner.
A was sitting, is taken, went B sat, had been taken, has gone C was sitting, was taken, had gone D had been sitting, had taken, went
2. I cannot make up my mind if I them till I
A join, will find out, leave B will join, find out, will be leaving C will join, will find out, are leaving D would join, would find out, will leave
3. Cyprus on major migration routes for birds, and
in spring and autumn many millions through.
Many species also on the island,
A is lying, are passing, will winter
B lies, pass, winter
C is lying, pass, wintered
D has lain, have passed, have been wintering
4. The term Middle Ages by scholars in the 15th
century to designate the interval between the downfall
of the classical world of Greece and Rome and its re
discovery at the beginning of their own century, a
revival in which they they . Indeed, the no
tion of a long period of cultural darkness by
Petrarch even earlier.
A coined, had felt, participated, had expressed
B is coined, feel, are participating, has been expressed
C has coined, have felt, had participated, was expressed
D was coined, felt, were participating, had been expressed
5. It that as a result of emigration and other fac
tors, such as war losses and temporary decline in fertili
ty, the population by about 5 per cent between
mid-1974 and 1977. The years since 1974 also by
an increase in persons leaving the island in search of work, especially in the Middle East.
A has been estimated, decreased, have been marked B estimated, had decreased, mark C has estimated, has decreased, have marked D was estimated, was decreased, was marked
6. Raphael’s greatest work, «The School of Athens»,
in the Vatican at the same time that Michelangelo
on the Sistine Chapel.
A had been being painted, worked B was painted, was working C was painting, had worked D has been painted, was working
7. You nothing unless you a microscope. It is
the most interesting specimen I .
A see, don’t use, ever see B will see, don’t use, have ever seen C will see, use, have ever seen D won’t see, won’t use, ever saw
8. Do you see a couple in the corner? Their dessert
now. As soon as they it, we their table.
A is served, finish, will take B is serving, will finish, take
C is being served, finish, will take
D has been served, will have finished, will take
9. What’s the matter? ? — Yes, my mother bad
ly ill since yesterday.
A Have you cried, is
B Have you been crying, has been
C Did you cry, was
D Are you crying, had been
10. Where to? — My mother me to go to the
post office because they a break in half an hour.
A are you going, has asked, will be having, has sent
B do you go, asked, would have, was sent
C are you go, asked, will have had, is sent
D are you going, has asked, will have, has been sent
11. She said that by the time you to him for help they
the greater part of their research.
A had turned, will do B turn, will have done C turned, would have done D had turned, would do
12. The librarian said that she me another book unless
I the one which I several weeks before.
A would not give, did not return, had taken
B will not give, have returned, took
C would not give, returned, had taken
D would not have given, did not return, had taken
13. to London? — Yes, I there when there _
an exhibition of our goods
A Have you ever been, was, was
B Have you ever been, have been, was
C Were you ever been, was, was
D Had you ever been, had been, had been
14. Provided the dam by February, the flood
A was built, will have struck B has not been built, will strike C won’t be built, will be striking D won’t have been built, strikes
15. When I to Riga, it was cold, a stiong northern
wind and it for a fortnight.
A came, blew, was raining B had come, had been blowing, had rained C came, was blowing, had been raining D was coming, had blown, was raining
16. In 1963 fiber-tip markers into the U.S. market
and since then the ballpoint as the principal writ
A were introduced, had challenged B had introduced, challenged C were introduced, have challenged D were introduced, challenged
17. The fishing industry, which traditionally under
A had been, is expanding B has been, had expanded C is, had been expanding D has been, is expanding
18. China the technology of silk production secret,
the ancient Greeks speculated that silk on a spe
cial tree in China.
A had kept, would grow B kept, grew
C would keep, had grown
D was keeping, grow
1. Because they are relatively durable and portable, books
for centuries to preserve and distribute informa
A are used B are being used C are been using D have been used
2. They married for seven years when their first son
A have been, was born B had been, was born C had been, had been born D were, had been born
3. Unless special actions , the case .
A won’t be taken, will be lost B will be taken, is lost C are taken, will be lost D aren’t taken, is lost
4. The first English colony in North America by the
Pilgrims, who ___ from the English city of Plymouth
in the Mayflower and in Massachusetts Bay in
A was founded, had sailed, had landed B was found, sailed, landed C had been found, sailed, landed D was founded, sailed, landed
5. He to make enemies as his business and he
A began, was developing, was growing B had begun, is developing, is growing C has begun, had developed, had grown D was beginning, developed, grew
6. Dictionary-making, since computers the routine
A have taken, has been becoming
B had taken, has become
C took, has become
D are taking, had become
7. We to give refunds on articles of clothing that .
A can’t, have been worn B are unable, are wearing C can’t, are being worn D are unable, have been worn
8. I felt I , but there was nobody in the sight.
A had watched B was watched C was being watched D had been watching
9. Look at him! He the same clothes for years.
B has been wearing
D had been wearing
10. Coal plants __ one of the worst industrial polluters
since the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century.
A had been, began B were, had begun
C have been, began D were, have begun
11. Rapid changes in technology in the last several decades
the nature of culture and cultural exchange.
A changed B have changed C had changed D change
12. The train just as he the station.
A came, reached B had come, reached C came, had reached D has come, reached
13. He has said that me if I easily to do it by myself.
A would not help, was able
B would not help, would be able C will not help, am able D will not help, will be able
14. I think we it on the shelf for Daddy to see when
he home from work.
A will put, will come B will put, comes C put, comes D put, will come
15. All the way home he his tactics, how the
news to her, how in puzzles until she him to’
let her have the whole story.
A had been planning, would he break, would he
speak, asked B was planning, would he break, would he speak,
C had been planning, he would break, he would
speak, asked D was planning, he would break, he would speak,
16. The afternoon was the longest Grace . She
A ever knew, was waiting
B had ever known, was waiting
C ever knew, was expecting
D had ever known, was expecting
17. Every year for sixteen years, since Ted three and
Caroline one, it the Christmas Eve custom of the
Carters’ to hang up their children’s stockings and fill them with inexpensive toys.
A was, was C had been, was
B was, had been D had been, had been
18. How the citizens of Babylon or Ur actually_
their bills, however, depended on who .
A did, pay, were they
B , paid, they were
C did, pay, they were
D , paid, were they