I/ Choose the best answer A, B, C or D for each sentence:
1/ There is no _______ reason for the accident.
2/ Phone me if there are any new _______.
3/ We're reading _______ books this week.
4/ The mansion is set in 90 acres of beautiful, unspoilt _______.
5/ These flowers are brightly colored in order to _______ butterflies.
6/ The local _______ information office provides a free map of the region.
7/ Contractors have started _______ on waste land near the town.
8/ At the International School they have pupils of 46 different _______.
9/ Although the technology _______ in the UK, it has been developed in the US.
10/ My son's teacher says that his work is often rather _______.
II/ Select the best option to complete the sentences:
1/ She walked home by herself, _______ she knew that it was dangerous.
2/ _______ repeated assurances that the product is safe, many people have stopped buying it.
3/ Just _______ I'm lending you my dress for tonight doesn't mean you can borrow it whenever you want to.
4/ The train was delayed _______ bad weather.
5/ Have you been to the restaurant _______ is just opened in town?
6/ She says it's Charlotte's fault, _______ is rubbish, and that she blames her.
7/ Cohen, _______ contract expires next week, is likely to move to play for a European club.
8/ She lived in Rome for a couple of years, _______ she taught English.
9/ The police asked me to explain _______ I hadn't reported the accident sooner.
10/ He was quite shocked _______ I told him.
III/ Find the one mistake (A, B, C or D) in these sentences:
She'll be coming (A) tonight, (B) although I don't know (C) exact (D) when.
We (A) can't go to Julia's party (B) because of we're going (C) away(D) that weekend.
(A) In spite of (B) his injuries, he bears (C) not hatred (D) towards his attackers.
She (A) took the money (B) from her mother's purse, (C) despite (D) hers.
He (A) rang James, (B) that was (C) a good friend (D) as well as the family doctor.