Multiple choice, choose a single answer questions

Exercise 5 (26/07/2016)

For each question, choose which of the four possible answers fits the space best and write THE CORRECT LETTER into the empty box. Also think about why the other three answers are not possible.

1. Could you turn the central heating up a little more please. I can notice any difference in the temperature from an hour ago.
a. barely
b. hard
c. just
d. rather

2. Scientists are warning that human activity is starting to cause in the Earth’s climate due to increasing temperatures.
a. alterations
b. changes
c. deviations
d. substitutions

3. The unions are trying to present a front in their dispute with the government. Otherwise, they know they will be defeated.
a. united
b. bound
c. single
d. unique

4. Though many eminent scientists have travelled to Loch Ness in Scotland, the famous monster has never been by any of them.
a. seen
b. witnessed
c. viewed
d. watched

5. If you need to speak to me, I that my attorney is present.
a. insist
b. must
c. force
d. make

6. We found a wonderful house just on the of the town. It’s so much cheaper than living in the center.
a. border
b. confines
c. edge
d. side

7. Run to the supermarket! We’re out of wine and I forgot to buy some yesterday. The guests will be here in half an hour.
a. running
b. falling
c. going
d. dropping

8. The islands in this area were when a huge volcano erupted about 75,000 years ago. Now, it’s dormant.
a. manufactured
b. created
c. set
d. founded

Exercise 4 (25/07/2016)

For each question, choose which of the four possible answers fits the space best and write THE CORRECT LETTER into the empty box. Also think about why the other three answers are not possible.

1. Inspector Grant visited the suspect’s house on three occasions and on the third
a remarkable discovery.
a. did
b. found
c. took
d. made

2. By studying fossils, many things can be learnt including even the events that
to the animal’s death.
a. caused
b. went
c. led
d. influenced

3. To
up, what we would like to see is a more aggressive policing in the area and more attention given to the victims of crime…and less to the criminals!
a. add
b. sum
c. total
d. figure

4. My uncle has a large greenhouse in his garden which he uses to
tropical fruit.
a. grow
b. rear
c. breed
d. raise

5. If we want to get to Chicago by sunset, it
having to leave at dawn tomorrow.
a. intends
b. means
c. wants
d. needs

6. It will be hard to find the area of land
to build a factory such as this.
a. obliged
b. required
c. meant
d. designed

7. I like my part time job but I would like all the advantages of having a full-time contract,
a company car and a good vacation package.
a. such
b. example
c. like
d. containing

8. Be careful swimming Jason. The water here gets very
a. profound
b. deep
c. wide
d. high

Exercise 3

1. This house is so old now. When it rains, the windows leak and the roof needs to be replaced soon. , we love it and would never move to another.
a. nevertheless
b. although
c. though
d. despite

2. You can’t ignore this problem any longer. You have to with it so we can go on with the plan.
a. deal
b. do
c. solve
d. beat

3. I don’t like watching soap operas and films on TV. I prefer documentaries with people talking about their lives.
a. reality
b. real
c. authentic
d. genuine

4. Has someone moved the drinks the table while I was gone? I’m sure that glass in front of Peter was mine.
a. off
b. along
c. around
d. on

5. We couldn’t find the hotel and it was getting dark we got out a map and studied it carefully.
a. so
b. and
c. but
d. if

6. Well, according to the timetable, a bus should be along in two minutes. But I wouldn’t be surprised if we had to wait another half an hour!
a. less
b. below
c. about
d. round

7. Martin Jones, as the Gentle Bank Robber during his three-year reign, was jailed for 25 years today at the Central Court.
a. named
b. reputed
c. called
d. known

8. I was born about 30km Rome but have always lived in Great Britain.
a. from
b. to
c. far
d. near

Exercise 2

1. Don’t wash that sweater in hot water, it will shrink.
a. unless
b. if
c. moreover
d. otherwise

2. the vacation, we had the most wonderful weather imaginable. Sunshine all the way!
a. along
b. throughout
c. moreover
d. all in all

3. Police arrested a man late last night in connection with the murder. Police expect to charge the later this morning.
a. guilty
b. suspect
c. condemned
d. arrested

4. Right, Mrs. Jones. Take these pills twice a day and if the problem more serious, come back and pay me a visit.
a. goes
b. becomes
c. turns
d. develops

5. When each group of tourists have paid the entrance fee, them with a picnic hamper and two parasols.
a. provide
b. give
c. lend
d. give out

6. You are the only person in this company who access to both the staff phone list and the bank information of every employee. Please remember it is a huge responsibility.
a. has
b. takes
c. opens
d. sees

7. We all just looked at the bill and then realised that wasn’t even included! So we had to pay another 15% on top of that! I am never going back to that restaurant.
a. services
b. serving
c. serves
d. service

8. We got home to find the children down the marble hallway in their socks.
a. sliding
b. skidding
c. falling
d. crashing

Exercise 1

1. It was in the 19th Century that scientists began to realise that monkeys and apes were relatives of man.
a. remote
b. distant
c. far
d. vague

2. Overall, six universities have accepted my application but I to go to Chicago because my aunt and uncle live there.
a. select
b. prefer
c. like
d. enjoy

3. The of the coastal areas in these parts were called “Myami” but the tribes died out around 600 years ago as European explorers moved into the area.
a. tenants
b. inhabitants
c. constituents
d. citizens

4. He’s taken my bag! Just when you need a policeman, there isn’t a single one in !
a. vision
b. sight
c. reach
d. existence

5. Christmas Day on a Sunday this year.
a. comes
b. becomes
c. falls
d. places

6. My original was not to cut jobs but only to reduce expenditure in the company.
a. direction
b. view
c. aim
d. destination

7. Why are you blaming your sister? In my opinion, you are to blame for this accident!
a. strongly
b. dominantly
c. entirely
d. freely

8. You should advantage of our special offer while we have it, Mrs. Foulkes.
a. get
b. take
c. hold
d. have


Answers for Exercise 5

Question 1 a.

Question 2 b.

Question 3 a.

Question 4 a.

Question 5 a.

Question 6 c.

Question 7 a.

Question 8 b.

11 thoughts on “Multiple choice, choose a single answer questions”

    1. Hi
      Sorry but I can’t find the answer for exercise 4, 3, 2 and 1. Can you please give us answers please.

  1. Pls give me answers of multiple choice choose single answer 1-5

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