Новости English Teacher’s Quiz! By ABC Complete this Quiz with maximum score and win one of five free tickets to the “Learner Centerdness” teachers’ seminar! Please, choose one correct answer for each sentence. After taking the test, please leave your contact details for enabling our managers to notify you about testing results and invite to an seminar. 1. Debbie couldn’t understand why her computer crashed; it ________perfectly for as long as she could remember. had been working was working worked has been working2. My niece’s riding accident was rather a setback because she ________to pursue a career as a ballet dancer. has hoped hoped had hoped hopes3. People __________less meat recently because of the crisis. eat have eaten ate have been eating4. Look out! You ________ the wine! 're going to spill will spill 'll be spilling spill5. By July they _________ this house for a year. will be building will have been building will build will have built6. The minister will have his press officer _________ the news tomorrow. announce announced to announce being announced7. John can’t stand being _____ around. bossing boss to boss bossed8. Theirs was probably the most glamorous wedding __________ featured in the pages of “Hello” magazine to date. getting to have been having have9. From April your dog will be able to travel with you_______ he _______ a rabies vaccination and is wearing an identification tag. in case; had in case; has had providing; has had providing; had10. I_____ rather you ______ let the dog sit in front of the car. would; wouldn't had; didn’t had; wouldn’t would; didn’t11. I ________more thrilled when I heard about your promotion. couldn’t have been mustn’t have been could have been shouldn’t have been12. No sooner ______ set out _____ the skies opened. had we; that had we; than we had; that we had; than13. A return to exclusive and expensive air travel is something nobody would ________ advocating. undertake choose contemplate claim14. Airlines usually recommend _______the legs and feet regularly, and advise _______ walks up and down the aisle at least once an hour. moving; taking to move; taking to move; to take moving; to take15. I would like to point out that you _______ pay your subscription until your membership application has been processed, so those of you who joined at the fair last Saturday ________ provided cheques on the spot. shouldn't; need not have can’t; cannot have can’t; needn’t have need not; needn’t have16. For me, the highlight of this past week's science news was the images_________ back from the Curiosity rover. thrown shot beamed fired17. As we slump in front of the television, __________in ‘reality’ television, living our adventures through the words and pictures of others. captivated gripped engrossed riveted18. The new government bill seeks to _______ the existing legislation. repeal sever turn down deter19. _________ to the advent of the Industrial Revolution, pollution was virtually unheard of. Previously Prior By the time Earlier20. The strike will seriously ________ train services. affect on effect on affect effect21. There’s an _________ difference between manslaughter and murder. appreciable appreciating appreciative appreciated22. There has been a constant rise ___ the rate of inflation. Prices have gone up ___ about 4 per cent every year since 2010. of; by in; by of; to in; to23. A lot of people lost their homes when the interest rate rose so much they were unable to pay off their _______. rent tenants property mortgage24. The company has gone into ______ with debts of about £20 million. indemnity investment administration bankrupt25. It’s a good idea to ________ by applying to more than one programme. hedge you bets hone your skills go the distance keep your ears to the ground26. Look, I'm really snowed _____ at the moment. Can this wait? in under over around27. Smith has since _________deceiving more than twenty other customers. lived up to owned up to made off with looked down on28. I didn't like the film at first, but then it __________. grew on me got on me took over me let me down29. _______water shortage, Southern Water has introduced a ban on garden hosepipes. hence despite owing to compared30. If you continue to ______ debts at this rate, you will have to declare bankruptcy eventually. save raise incur default Your name* Company Email* Contact phone* Time is Up!