EGC 6 – Quiz 1 (Unit 9-10)
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Choose the correct option
- She explained that she from the monster.
b. had escaped
- I’m tired because I to bed after midnight.
a. had gone
b. was going
- They were hungry because they anything all day.
a. had eaten
b. hadn’t eaten
c. are eating
- What at ten o’clock yesterday morning?
a. have you done
b. had you done
c. were you doing
- a nice time at the party last night?
a. Did she have
b. She was having
c. She had had
- She explained that she from the monster.
Complete the sentences with the Past Perfect form of the verb in brackets.
Example: Liam hadn’t heard of Pinocchio. (not hear)
We the wrong tickets and couldn’t get on the train. (buy)
After we at the station we called Mum. (arrive)
They far when they met a strange old woman. (not walk)
Tobias all the way to Hong Kong for nothing. (fly)
I upset for weeks because of an argument with Katy. (be)
Until her teacher talked about astrophysics, Angelique which course to study. (not decide)
Megan to Iris’s house without phoning first. (come)
The rain , but the roads were still wet. (stop)
Join the sentences using the conjunction given. Use a Past Perfect verb in each sentence.
Example: We didn’t swim. We forgot to take the towels. (Becasue)
Answer: We didn’t swim because we had forgotten to take the towels.
The train finally arrived. We got on it. (SO)
She felt homesick. She wasn’t away from home for long. (ALTHOUGH)
Everyone said the autobiography was amazing. Nobody read it. (BUT)
We published the book. It became a best-seller. (AS SOON AS)
He spoke. I didn’t realize he wasn’t English. (UNTIL)
I just fell asleep. The phone rang. (WHEN)
I whispered my secret to her. She promised not to tell anyone. (AFTER)
Complete the conversation with ‘such’ or ‘so’.
A: I’ve had (1) busy week!
B: Me too. I’ve had (2) many things to do.
A: Did you go to the work party on Thursday evening?
B: No, I was (3) tired, I had to have an early night.
A: What are you doing this weekend?
B: We’re going cycling if the weather’s good. But we’ve had (4) bad weather lately …
A: Well, you should go and see Horror Story at the cinema if it rains. We saw it last night – it was (5) terrifying but (6) a good film!
B: I’ve seen (7) many horror films on TV, they don’t scare me anymore. I think I’d rather read my novel. It’s (8) well-written, I can’t stop reading it!
Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets Passive or Active.
Example: All the arrangements for the party were made last week. (make)
Many engineers to work on this project in 2025. (employ)
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 1994. (found)
Five calls to your landline yesterday. (make)
Builders this luxury hotel last month. (complete)
People a lot of bottled water last year. (buy)
Has your house recently? (decorate)
Employees about the new arrangements tomorrow. (tell)
Do you (throw) away or recycle your plastic and paper?
Two hundred copies of the Gutenberg Bible (print) in 1455.
Complaints (receive) by Google about the blog so they have taken it down.
Choose the correct word in the parentheses. Write your answer using the space provided.
Example: Have you done the shopping yet? (done / made)
She a lot of money when the company was sold. (made / did)
Will you me a text message when you get there? (do / send)
I’ve the piano since I was eight years old. (played / taken)
She’s going to a complaint about the terrible service here. (make / do)
No notes were during the meeting today. (taken / done)
We’re hungry! Is dinner going to a longtime? (take / make)
Was a lot of research before the discovery of DNA? (done / made)
My father didn’t a chess competition until he was in his fifties. (do / win)
I usually a birthday card to my grandmother. She’s in her eighties. (send / make)
I don’t a big part in meetings but I’m always listening. (play / win)
Complete the conversations with an adjective formed with well- or badly- and a past participle from the box.
- A: I’ve never heard of Nikola Tesla. He can’t be very well-known. I thought a Tesla was a car.
B: Really? Tesla was a brilliant engineer and inventor.
- A: How would you like your burger cooked?
B: , please.
- A: Please stop your dog from jumping up. He’s very
B: Oh, I am sorry – he’s still very young, you see.
- A: The president’s wife is always incredibly .
B: That’s true. She always wears very fashionable clothes.
- A: The team of climbers didn’t reach the top of the mountain, did they?
B: That’s right. They were for the winter weather conditions, so they turned back.
- A: I’m fed up with having a job.
B: Why – aren’t you earning much at the moment?
- A: Do you ever read Chat magazine?
B: No, never. The articles are so !
Complete the sentences with appropriate adjectives from the box.
‘Are you about your interview?’ ‘Yes, I am. I haven’t done much preparation
‘Are you happy?’ ‘Yes, I’m absolutely !’
She was very because she had failed all her exams.
Is your little girl of monsters?
I spent a lot of nights at home watching TV before I met you!
‘Why are you so ?’ ‘You lied to me!’
We are very of our grandchildren. They have all grown up to be good people.
I’m you haven’t heard about her new film. Everyone’s talking about it.
At first, I was at university – I missed everyone so much.