Basic English Тест Fiverr часть1.

Fill in the blank with the correct word.
My _____ hard drive is infected with a virus.

computer
computers'
computer's
computers

Fill in the blank with the correct word or phrase.
When Richard arrived at the studio, Nancy _____ the lights for the film shoot.

has set up
set up
had set up
was setting up

Fill in the blank with the correct punctuation.
There are two things you will need to complete this _____ a pair of pliers and a drill.

job;
job,
job.
job:

Fill in the blank with the correct word.
Ms. Lin is _____ careful about criticising other people's work.

surprisingly
surprising
surprised
None of the above

Fill in the blank with the correct word or phrase.
There are no restaurants anywhere near the factory, _____?

there are
are there
there aren't
aren't there

Fill in the blank with the correct word.
Leila and Rico moved to Spain, _____ they started a consulting business.

where
which
here
there

Fill in the blanks with the correct words or phrases.
I usually don't drink _____, but _____ they serve at Tom's Diner is delicious.

the coffee, the coffee
coffee, the coffee
coffee, coffee
the coffee, coffee

Fill in the blank with the correct word or phrase.
If someone _____ Ms.Langston in advance, she always gives a 5% discount.

paid
pays
had paid
would pay

Fill in the blank with the correct word.
PismoCorp spent _____ little on the renovation of their Berlin headquarters.

compared
comparing
comparatively
None of the above

Fill in the blank with the correct word or phrase.
Five months after he was laid off, Javier succeeded _____ another job.

to find
at finding
in finding
on find

Fill in the blank with the correct word.
_____ owns the red truck in the parking lot must move it by 2:30.

Who
They
Whoever
Anyone

Fill in the blanks with the correct words or phrases
Jenny spent ten minutes trying to sort out _____ jacket was _____.

whose, her
which, her
whose, hers
which, hers

Fill in the blank with the correct word.
We decided _____ going to this year's trade fair in Mumbai because we were too busy with current projects.

about
not
for
against

Fill in the blank with the correct word or phrase.
I _____ six commercial jingles in the last 3 weeks.

composed
am composing
was composing
have composed

Fill in the blank with the correct word.
The Vice President _____ a meeting of the senior officers to discuss next year's budget.

called
placed
made
designated

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

The only computer, in the office that was new, was a laptop.
The only computer in the office, that was new was a laptop.
The only computer in the office that was new was a laptop.
The only computer, in the office that was new was a laptop.

Fill in the blank with the correct word or phrase.
If I _____ how to get there, I would walk there by myself.

know
knew
would know
had known

Fill in the blank with the correct word or phrase.
Right at this moment, Leon _____ the delivery truck to the storage facility.

drives
will drive
is driving
has driven

Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
That car, __________ owner was arrested by the police, has been parked there ever since. Two of __________ tyres have been stolen.

who’s, his
whose, it’s
whose, its
who’s, its

Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
home learns its it's that the to find important kitten way

It's the kitten that learns important to find its way home.
The kitten learns it's important that to find its way home.
It's important that the kitten learns to find its way home
The kitten learns that its way home it's important to find.

Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
Are _______ _______ kids? I haven't met _______ for ages!

them, your, them
those, my, you
those, your, them
they, my, her

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Peter was __________ after buying his new bike. He rode it __________ because he didn’t want to reach the class __________.

extremely happy, fastly, late
extreme happy, fast, lately
extreme happy, fastly, lately
extremely happy, fast, late

Your friends host a party and someone leaves behind a phone. Which of the following is correct?
Whose phone was left at my friends house?
Who’s phone was left at my friend’s house?
Who’s phone was left at my friends’ house?
Whose phone was left at my friends’ house?

I will not oppose your decision. I cannot, _________, approve it.

however
but
yet
therefor

Fill in the blank.
Mark _________ us yesterday.

called out
called in
called on
called into

Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
Start exercising now. You and ________ partner need to prepare ________ for next month's marathon.

my, themselves
your, yourselves
your, themselves
my, yourself

Fill in the blank.
Will you be able to translate this document ______ French?

to
in
into
Any of the above can be used.

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
There's always a risk _______ an earthquake in Japan. It's difficult to concentrate _______ your work, when you know there could be a disaster any minute.

of, in
about, on
for, about
of, on

Select the sentence that is punctuated most accurately.

Mushrooms grow very quickly; in fact, after a good rain, it takes only a few hours and you can start picking them.
Mushrooms grow very quickly. In fact, after a good rain it takes only a few hours; and you can start picking them.
Mushrooms grow very quickly in fact. After a good rain; it takes only a few hours and you can start picking them.
Mushrooms grow very quickly; in fact after a good rain it takes only a few hours and you can start picking them.

Complete the following sentence by choosing the phrase with the best word order from the options given.
One thing I know about him ____________ .

is that he reads often books.
that is he reads often books.
that is he often reads books.
is that he often reads books.

Which of the following sentences illustrate(s) correct verb and verb tense usage?

Joan had never fallen in love until she had met Carl last year.
We have been waiting for the bus for nearly half an hour, but it has still not arrived.
When the old woman had heard that her son was arrested for robbery, she was shocked.
While the kids were playing by the pool, one of them was dropping his ball and trying to get it out himself.

Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.
My friend said, "I must leave as soon as possible."

My friend said that he must leave as soon as possible.
My friend said that I must leave as soon as possible.
My friend said that he must have left as soon as possible.
My friend said that he left as soon as possible.

Fill in the blank.
I _______ my entire childhood in a village in India.

spend
spent
have spent
had spent

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
My headphones are ________ bad shape. I need to invest ________ some new ones.

in, on
in, in
of, for
at, into

Which of the following sentences illustrates the proper use of apostrophes?

In two weeks' time you'll have to begin school again
Its such a beautiful day that Ive decided to take skip work.
The dogs bark was far worse than its bite.
Bristols' harbour is one of the countrys' most beautiful.

Which of the following sentences illustrates correct verb and verb-tense usage?

I loved reading detective novels when I was a kid. By the time I was ten, I had read all the Sherlock Holmes stories.
Make sure you lock your room before you will go out.
I don't like being disturbed when I was working.
By this time next year, I have finished my MBA.

Which of the following sentences is NOT punctuated correctly?

 All of the apple's at the grocer's were rotten. so I bought oranges instead.
"Seven canteens full of water should be enough for the hike," said Tabitha.
Until the stove is fixed, there's no way I can bake a lemon meringue pie.
The woman, whose name escapes me at the moment, disappeared into the limousine.

Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
ordinary accidents year items by every of are thousands caused

Thousands of accidents by ordinary items are caused every year.
Ordinary items every year are caused by thousands of accidents.
Every year thousands of accidents are caused by ordinary items.
Every year by ordinary items thousands of accidents are caused.

Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
animals business it an to after exotic is look expensive

An expensive business it is to look after exotic animals.
To look after exotic animals, it is an expensive business.
It is an expensive business to look after exotic animals.
After exotic animals, it is an expensive business to look.

Which of the following sentences illustrates correct pronoun usage?

Him and I are going to see a movie tomorrow.
Who's coming to the party tonight?
Isabel and Ben are married and he has been married for 30 years.
A student can do almost anything they want without interference.

Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
I love _______ color red; _________, this shade seems a little too bright.

the, although
the, nonetheless
a, besides
the, instead

Fill in the blank.
The cake is delicious. Can I have ____________?

a few more
few more
little more
some more

Which of the following sentences illustrates proper sentence structure?

Unless the world controls its population, mankind will continue to face one problem after another.
Unless the world doesn't control its population, mankind will continue to face one problem after another.
Unless the world controls its population, until then mankind will continue to face one problem after another.
Unless the world fails to control its population, mankind until then will continue to face one problem after another.

Complete the following sentence by choosing the phrase with the best word order from the options given.
_____________, I try to keep a positive attitude

Either I am feeling happy or sad
Whenever I am feeling happy or sad
Whether I am feeling happy or sad
Neither I am feeling happy nor sad

Which of the following sentences illustrates proper sentence structure?

The basket was carried by a boy full of fruits.
The queen wore a hat on her head made of jute.
Aunt Betty called her granddaughter who is over ninety.
Your hair badly needs cutting.

Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
will a letter not next week send you she

She will not next week send you a letter.
A letter she will not send you next week.
Next week, she will send you a letter not.
She will not send you a letter next week.

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
The________ ________ flower has bloomed and smells very________.

large dull, sweet
largest dull, sweetly
arger dull, sweetly
largest dullest, sweetly

Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
_______ decided to buy the house because _______ location would allow _______to get to work very easily.

they, their, them
them, their, their
them, its, it
they, its, them

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

"No, the taxi driver said rudely. I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."
"No," the taxi driver said rudely, "I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."
No, the taxi driver said rudely. "I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."
"No, the taxi driver said rudely." "I cannot get you to the airport in fifteen minutes."

Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
bed we when have to to clock go strikes 10 the

We have to go to the clock when bed strikes 10.
When the clock strikes bed we have to go to 10.
We have to go to bed when the clock strikes 10.
When the clock strikes 10 to bed we have to go.

Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?

Sam' dad's truck was found without its wheels in that old derelict garage.
Sam's dad's truck was found without its wheels in that old, derelict garage.
Sams dads truck was found without its wheels in that old, derelict garage.
Sam's dad's truck was found without it's wheels in that old, derelict garage.

Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
company products enable a to another those distinguish company trademarks its from of

Products from those of another company enable a company to distinguish its trademarks.
Trademarks enable a company to distinguish its products from those of another company.
Trademarks enable to distinguish a company from its products of those another company.
A company to distinguish its products from those of another company enable trademarks.

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Rochelle felt ___________about forgetting her ___________ friend's birthday.

badly, better
bad, better
badly, best
bad, best

Choose the phrase that best completes the sentence below without creating a run-on sentence.
The results of the study were inconclusive __________.

therefore, more research needs to be done
:therefore more research needs to be done
- therefore more research needs to be done
; therefore, more research needs to be done

Which of the following sentences illustrates correct usage of articles and conjunctions?

You have to be on time; otherwise, you'll miss the train.
Dennis wore his rain boots; moreover, his feet stayed dry during the storm.
He is a weak leader; instead, he has plenty of supporters.
She has an incredible voice; similarly, she will go far in her music career.

Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
Natalie wanted to bake _______ cake but didn't have flour; _________, she decided to make _______ omelette.

a, therefore, an
the, in contrast, the
the, meanwhile, an
a, otherwise, an

Which of the following sentences illustrates the proper use of parallel construction?

Yesterday I cleaned up the bedroom, the living room, and painted the balcony.
Your responsibilities include sorting the mail, answering the phone, and organizing files.
It was both a long lecture and very boring.
His salary is less than his wife.

Complete the following sentence by choosing the phrase with the best word order from the options given.
Only when I filled my glass __________.

I did notice that it was broken
did I notice that it was broken
I noticed that it was broken
I notice that it is broken

Mary couldn’t help _______ at John’s joke.

laughing
but laugh
Either options could be used
Neither option can be used.

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
My brother will apply ___________ some local companies _________ a job as a video editor after graduation.

for, for
with, to
to, for
with, for

Which of the following sentences is NOT punctuated correctly?

All of the apple’s at the grocer’s were rotten, so I bought oranges instead.
“Seven canteens full of water should be enough for the hike,” said Tabitha.
Until the stove is fixed, there’s no way I can bake a lemon meringue pie.
The woman, whose name escapes me at the moment, disappeared into the limousine.

Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
_________ books are available in _________ local store _________ not online

The, the, but
The, a, and
A, an, nor
The, either, or

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
His boss told him to finish the report _______ 5 pm. After that, he could go _______ vacation.

at, during
on, on
by, on
after, into

Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
That book is __________. __________ the same one __________ I gave you last year.

mine, it’s, that
my, its, that
mine, its, which
my, it’s, that

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following passage.
Carol's father is very strict. He prohibits her ___________having a boyfriend ___________ she graduates from high school. She spends most of her time in the library, surrounded ___________ books.

by, since, with
from, until, in
from, until, by
to, until, by

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
She looked __________ at the __________-looking man.

angry, suspicious
angrily, suspiciously
angrily, suspicious
angry, suspiciously

Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.
"Are you coming with me?" he asked them.

He asked them are you coming with him.
He asked them were you going with me.
He asked them if they were coming with him.
He asked them if they are coming with me.

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Anita lived in Japan for several years. She speaks __________ Japanese and knows the culture very ________.

well, wel
good, good
better, good
good, well

Rearrange the following words to create the most logical and grammatically correct sentence.
easily question the way understood can most in this be

The question can be easily understood most way in this.
The question can be most easily understood in this way.
In this way, the question most easily can be understood.
In this way, the question be most easily can understood.

Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.

He said, "I like this song."

He said that he liked that song.
He said I like this song.
He said that he likes that song.
He said that you like this song.

Choose the series of verbs that best completes the following sentence.
I__________ until I __________ all the exam topics.

have not stopped studying, cover
will not stop studying, have covered
will not stop studying, will cover
did not stop studying, have covered

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
I need to take care _______ my little sister. She is discriminated _______ at school because she has red hair. Yesterday, a bully punched her. However, my sister didn't tell _______ the bully.

of, with, to
with, with, with
of, against, on
with, against, on

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
__________ people in this company have been working very __________ __________.

More, hardly, lately
Most, hardly, lately
Most, hard, lately
Many, hardly, later

Read the following question and choose the response that uses the correct corresponding verb tense.
Have you ever been to East Asia?

No, but I had been to East Africa.
Yes, I have been to four East Asian countries.
Yes, I am going to be in Japan next month.
No, I can't because it's very far from here.

Choose the phrase that best completes the sentence below without creating a run-on sentence.
I want to start writing books ________________ one this year!

, I hope I write
I hope I write
: I hope I write
; I hope I write

Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
_________ had I taken my shoes off _________ I found out we had to leave for _________ office again.

No sooner, than, the
Rather, than, an
Whether, or
No sooner, than, an

Which of the following sentences illustrates the proper use of parallel construction?

You can use the dictionary to find: word meanings, correct spellings, and searching irregular verbs.
John’s was instructed to write his report accurately and in a detailed manner.
I took my best friend to a dance and a show.
Katy likes hiking, partying and to swim.

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Nicole grew ________ from the hours of overtime at work. It became quite ________ that she needed a long vacatio
n.

tired, obviously
tired, obvious
tiredly, obvious
tiredly, obviously

Choose the option that correctly changes the original sentence from active voice to passive voice.
ORIGINAL SENTENCE:

That tall man is carrying a lot of lumber.
REWRITTEN SENTENCES:

a. The tall man carries a lot of lumber.
b. Is being carried by that tall man, the lumber.
c. The lumber is carried by the tall man.
d. A lot of lumber is being carried by that tall man

Which of the following sentences illustrates correct usage of articles and conjunctions?

Celine lives on Arthur Street; however, she works on Beatrice Boulevard.
I would eat a peach every day if I could, nor the doctor told me I couldn’t.
Will Gertrude play the piano or an harp at the concert?
Although she is angry at them, neither her son and her father will be at the party.

Which of the following sentences illustrate(s) the proper use of commas?

Randy wanted to end the meeting, but Amy wanted to prolong it.
After pouring herself a glass of water in silence, Nicky answered my question.
The committee, which had failed to come to a consensus decided to meet again on Tuesday.
Mr. Bridges is never home on the weekends, he always goes to his home in the country.
a and b
All of the above

Which of the following sentences illustrates correct verb and verb tense usage?

I have tried to find a job for over 6 months and I had over 20 job interviews, but nothing had come up yet.
Charles has been learning to drive since the end of March.
The students are writing the exam for over three hours now.
When Cassandra was arriving, her roommates drank the coffee.

Which of the following sentences does NOT illustrate proper use of articles and conjunctions?

I thought about keeping an orangutan as a pet; however, my apartment complex does not allow exotic animals on the premises.
Bertha decided to change a locks of her house after burglars stole a computer or an oil painting.
After thinking about the problem for half an hour, Glen finally came up with a perfect solution.
Arlene loves nature and the outdoors in general, yet she spends most of her time inside because of her job.

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
My mother is often angry ________ me. I don't know why she's always upset. It depends ________ her mood, I guess.

against, on
with, with
about, with
with, on

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
__________, he finally decided to go ahead __________ the new marketing project.

To any rate, from
From any rate, with
In any rate, with
At any rate, with

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
The residents believe that the development in their city isn't __________ keeping __________ the rest of the country.

no preposition, with
in, with
in, throughout
for, with

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
The holiday was too __________; the time went very __________. We left the resort with a __________ heart.

short, quick, heavy
short, quickly, heavy
shortly, quickly, heavily
shortly, quickly, heavy

Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
______ cannot see through translucent materials, but light can pass through______.

We, it
No one, them
Everyone, them
I, it

Which of the following sentences does NOT illustrate correct verb and verb tense usage?

These repetitive and misleading guidelines could easily be interpreted in several different ways.
Clarabelle’s mother absolutely hated nicknames and, awayd always calls her daughter by her full name.
The Imagist movement in poetry is commonly regarded as having begun in the early twentieth century.
We all danced across the lawn and lifted Zoe above our heads in triumph.

Which of the following sentences illustrates incorrect pronoun usage?

The wet dog shook itself off, wagged its tail, and proceeded on its way.
Don’t take the silver goblet out of its protective case or you’ll ruin it.
You should wear that jacket to their wedding because it’s the nicest one you have.
It’s not too late to answer their ad for a waitress, is it?
None of the above

Choose the verb that best completes the following sentence.
Thomas and Marlene ____________ out with each other for two years now.

have gone
have been going
will have been going
will be going

Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.
"Be nice to your father," she said to me.

She said to me to be nice to your father.
She said to me that be nice to your father.
She asked me that I should be nice to your father.
She asked me to be nice to my father.

Choose the series of pronouns that best completes the following sentence.
After realizing that our hosts hadn’t actually invited ______ to ______ party, ______ excused ______ from the table and slipped out the back door.

us, their, we, ourselves
ourselves, theirs, we, usf.
them, our, they, themselves
us, our, we, himself

Read the original sentence below and then choose the rewritten sentence that illustrates proper sentence structure.
ORIGINAL SENTENCE:

Abu Dhabi Emirate possesses large oil reserves. Dubai does not.
REWRITTEN SENTENCES:

Unlike Abu Dhabi Emirate, Dubai does not possess large oil reserves.
Like Abu Dhabi Emirate, Dubai does not possess large oil reserves.
Dubai does not possess large oil reserves like Abu Dhabi Emirate.
Alike Abu Dhabi Emirate, Dubai does not possess large oil reserves.

Which of the following sentences illustrates the proper use of parallel construction?

The research assistant was asked to write his report quickly, accurately, and in a detailed manner.
Jerry likes hiking, swimming, and to ride a bicycle.
Either you must grant his request or incur his ill will.
Earlier, science was taught by the textbook method; now it is taught by the laboratory method.

Select the sentence that is punctuated most accurately.

The school specializes in three fields of study. Economics, the study of the economy, philosophy, the study of thought, and anthropology, the study of mankind.
The school specializes in three fields of study: economics, the study of the economy: philosophy, the study of thought: and anthropology, the study of mankind.
The school specializes in three fields of study: economics, the study of the economy; philosophy, the study of thought; and anthropology, the study of mankind.
The school specializes in three fields of study; economics, the study of the economy: philosophy, the study of thought: and anthropology, the study of mankind.

Choose the series of verbs that best completes the following passage.
I _________ on a road in the mountains when I _________ out of petrol.

am driving, ran
had driven, had run
was driving, ran
drove, ran

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
The young girl sings _______ well for someone her age. Her performance was _______ to say the least.

amazingly, spectacular
amazing, spectacular
amazingly, spectacularly
amazing, spectacularly

Choose the series of verbs that best completes the following sentence.
The earthquake __________the city at four in the morning. Most people __________ in their houses.

hit, were sleeping
had hit, slept
had hit, had slept
hit, slept

Read the following question and choose the response that uses the correct corresponding verb tense.
Will you be going to the company picnic this year?

Yes, I will have always gone every year.
No, unfortunately I didn’t have time this year.
Yes, and I plan on swimming, fishing, and eating all day!
I might go if I had known about it sooner.

Choose the series of prepositions that best completes the following sentence.
Pete is addicted _______ gambling. His wife insists that he quit, but he doesn't care _______ her opinion.

with, for
to, to
on, with
to, about

Choose the series of verbs that best completes the following sentence.
When I _________ another look I _________my shirt_________.

had, realized, had shrunk
have, realized, shrank
have, realized, had shrunk
had, had realized, had shrunk

Read the following question and choose the response that uses the correct corresponding verb tense.
Was there no one in the office last night?

Yes, there had been some people in the office last night.
No, no one is in the office last night.
Yes, there would have been no one in the office last night.
No, there was no one in the office last night.

Choose the series of articles and conjunctions that best completes the following sentence.
I visit _______ Grand Canyon _________ I go to Arizona.

a, once
the, wherever
the, whenever
a, whenever

Choose the series of adjectives and adverbs that best completes the following sentence.
Of the two books, Sam’s is definitely the __________ ; however, even though Sandra’s didn’t turn out as __________ as expected, she still did a __________ job of writing it.

better, well, good
best, good, good
better, good, better
best, well, well

Change the following sentence from a quotation to indirect speech.
I said, "She has been working in this office since 2007."

I said that she has been working in this office since 2007.
I said that she had been working in this office since 2007.
I said that she is working in this office since 2007.
I said that she has worked in this office since 2007.

Basic English Test Fiverr часть 2

U.S. English Basic Fiverr Skills Тест 2020