I. Choose the best answer A, B, C or D for each sentence:
1/ A _______ is a person who is in charge of a film and tells the actors how to play their parts.
2/ The majority of factories in the region have a _______ of 50 to 100 (people).
3/ Many airline passengers face _______ delays because of the strike.
4/ They had made _______ quantities of food (= a lot).
5/ Are these documents _______ to the discussion?
6/ “More difficult” is the _______ of “difficult”.
7/ The success of advertising proves that we are all highly _______.
8/ They started quarreling out of sheer _______.
9/ Not _______, the jury found them both guilty.
10/ She started to photograph the documents, safe in the _______ that she wouldn't be disturbed for at least an hour.
II/ Select the best option to complete the sentences:
1/ What _______ shame that you couldn't go to the party.
2/ I just bought _______ new shirt and some new shoes. _______ shirt was quite expensive, but _______ shoes weren't.
3/ Americans drive _______ third of _______ 400 million cars on _______ planet.
4/ Even _______ six-year-old can have _______ accident at _______ night sometimes.
6/ How _______ do you wash your hair?
7/ Long time _______, there lived a girl called Cinderella.
8/ I would like to thank my publisher, my editor and, _______ but not least, my husband.
9/ This shop is open for business _______ despite the shortages.
10/ “I'm afraid I've lost that wallet you gave me.” “Well, _______ mind, I can easily buy you another one.”
III/ Find the one mistake (A, B, C or D) in these sentences:
Finding a cure for cancer is one of biggest challenges facing medical researchers.
It's not one good idea to spend more than three hours at the wheel (= driving a vehicle) without a break.
An apple a day keeps a doctor away.
Does that book (A) tell (B) a story (C) of his life from (D) A to Z?
Discovering (A) a therapy (B) for cancer is (C) one of (D) biggest challenges facing medical researchers.
We think it's not (A) one good idea to spend many hours at (B) the wheel (= driving (C) a vehicle) without (D) a break.
IV. Rewrite each sentence, beginning as shown, so that the meaning stays the same.
1/ There is one problem, the salary.
→ The salary _________________________________________________
2/ There are no interesting programs on this week.
→ There is nothing __________________________________________
3/ Can’t you run faster than that?
→ Is that ______________________________________________
4/ We haven’t eaten this kind of food before?
→ This is ____________________________________________
5/ A lot of tea is drunk in China.
→ The _____________________________________________________