Test 2F – English grammar tests in order of increasing difficulty from 1A to 2H

Find the word or phrase that best completes each sentence.
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Question 1 of 20

A fast train runs _____ than a slow train.
 
 
 
 

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Question 2 of 20

Don’t disturb me. _____ an important report.
 
 
 
 

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Question 3 of 20

We _____ our new car for three days when my husband crashed it.
 
 
 
 

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Question 4 of 20

The reporter asked the old lady if she had spent _____ on toys.
 
 
 
 

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Question 5 of 20

Yesterday afternoon the children were watching the video when suddenly a cat _____ into the room through the open window.
 
 
 
 

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Question 6 of 20

Yesterday it _____ continuously when I was going to the cinema.
 
 
 
 

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Question 7 of 20

“So you started reading Spanish novels a year ago.” “Well, in fact, I _____ read Spanish novels before that.”
 
 
 
 

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Question 8 of 20

You hardly ever panic, _____ you?
 
 
 
 

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Question 9 of 20

Sorry about the mess – I _____ the house.
 
 
 
 

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Question 10 of 20

After he _____ the answer, the judge started to laugh.
 
 
 
 

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Question 11 of 20

She knew that Jack _____ well lately.
 
 
 
 

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Question 12 of 20

Only three _____ cheering wildly when the American pop group appeared on the stage.
 
 
 
 

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Question 13 of 20

You _____ a university degree for this job. You’ll only have to write letters and answer the phone.
 
 
 
 

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Question 14 of 20

Could you tell me when _____ on Saturdays?
 
 
 
 

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Question 15 of 20

I _____ accepted the job if I had known the conditions in the factory.
 
 
 
 

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Question 16 of 20

He would have drowned if he _____ swim.
 
 
 
 

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Question 17 of 20

That’s the tenth whisky you _____ this evening.
 
 
 
 

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Question 18 of 20

_____ we spend our holidays at the seaside.
 
 
 
 

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Question 19 of 20

The captain of the ocean liner has just asked a sailor if _____ seen a white whale near the African coast.
 
 
 
 

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Question 20 of 20

Be polite if you _____ me to help you.
 
 
 
 

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