General Grammar Exercise

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase.

1. Has your problem …………………?

a) solved
b) been solved
c) being solved
d) solve

2. The accused ………………….. the judgement with anxiety.

a) awaited
b) was waiting
c) is waiting
d) have awaited

3. He …………………… some of the samples shown to him.

a) was choosing
b) had chosen
c) chose
d) is choosing

4. I …………………. some photographs to be developed. Are they ready yet?

a) left
b) had left
c) was leaving
d) did left

5. They have all …………………

a) been told
b) told
c) will be told
d) been telling

6. He …………………… most of his time on idle pursuits.

a) spends
b) spend
c) is spending
d) has spent

7. He ……………………. ill for a weak when his brother came home.

a) had been
b) was
c) has been
d) is

8. We …………………. not hurry; we have got plenty of time.

a) need
b) must
c) ought
d) should

9. I ……………….. call my parents every day; now I call them twice a week.

a) must
b) used to
c) should
d) will

10. You …….……….. not wait any longer.

a) should
b) must
c) ought
d) need

Answers

1. Has your problem been solved?

2. The accused awaited the judgement with anxiety.

3. He chose some of the samples shown to him.

4. I left some photographs to be developed. Are they ready yet?

5. They have all been told.

6. He spends most of his time on idle pursuits.

7. He had been ill for a weak when his brother came home.

8. We need not hurry; we have got plenty of time.

9. I used to call my parents every day; now I call them twice a week.

10. You need not wait any longer.

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