1. The girls seem to be fully satisfied with their English course. So far, they —- even a single class.
a) don’t miss b) haven’t missed
c) didn’t miss d) won’t miss
2. For the past few nights he —- on the floor.
a) sleeps b) is sleeping
c) slept d) has slept
3. Jimmy is still doing his homework. He will come out to play when he —- his homework.
a) did b) will do
c) will have done d) has done
4. This is the best steak I —-.
a) had ever tasted b) have ever tasted
c) ever taste d) ever tasted
5. Ayhan —- in London for five years-from 1985 to 1990.
a) lived b) has lived
c) was living d) would live
6. Last semester, we —- beginning grammar.
a) study b) studied
c) were studied d) have studied
7. There —- a lot of cowboys in America a hundred years ago.
a) was b) did
c) were d) have been
8. When I finish this course, I —- to the next level.
a) have gone b) will go
c) went d) will have been going
9. The teacher was writing on the blackboard when he —- the chalk.
a) was dropping b) was dropped
c) is dropping d) dropped
10. The telephone rang just as I —- the door.
a) has been unlocking b) will be unlocking
c) was unlocking d) have unlocked
11. He —- German when I was at high school.
a) have studied b) was studied
c) studied d) have been studying
12. How long ago —- her?
a) were you met b) have you met
c) you met d) did you meet
13. She —- working at the bank for three years now.
a) is b) has been
c) was d) had been
14. “I have a highly reliable watch.” “How long —- it?”
a) did you have b) you have had
c) have you had d) have you got
15. We —- for a long time. I don’t know how she looks now.
a) didn’t meet b) haven’t met
c) don’t meet d) hadn’t met
16. She — her lessons while I was watching television.
a) has studied b) is studying
c) was studying d) studies
17. You must wait here until your parents —- back.
a) came b) come
c) will come d) are coming
18. As soon as we —- home tomorrow, we’ll call you.
a) got b) get
c) will get d) are going to
19. The exam —- at 9:00 tomorrow.
a) starts b) which will start
c) starting d) to start
20. I —- her while I was going to school.
a) meet b) was meeting
c) met d) have met
21. She —- to go there tomorrow, but now she finds that she can’t go.
a) is planning b) was planning
c) will plan d) plans
22. I didn’t quite appreciate the opera we saw last week as I —- to the opera before.
a) hadn’t been b) haven’t been
c) didn’t go d) wasn’t going
23. The teacher usually —- to class on time.
a) comes b) is coming
c) coming d) come
24. We —- a test now.
a) take b) took
c) are taking d) are being taken
25. Columbus — America in 1492.
a) discovers b) discovered
c) was discovering d) was discovered
26. The little boy burst into tears when he saw that his brother — his jigsaw puzzle apart.
a) was broken b) has broken
c) had been broken d) had broken
27. A: ” Have you cleaned your room yet?” B: “I — it a while ago, but I didn’t have time.”
a) cleaned b) would clean
c) was going to clean d) would be cleaning
28. The Soviet Union — with spacecraft for several years when the United States began its space program.
a) was experimenting
c) has been experimenting
d) had been experimenting
29. Martin Luther King — for civil rights for more than a decade when he received the Noble Peace Prize in 1964.
a) worked b) had been working
c) has been working d) was working
30. She —- in Ankara for several years before she moved to Istanbul.
a) was living b) has lived
c) had lived d) has been living
31. All right, Johnny, it’s time you — to bed.
a) went b) would go
c) will be going d) going to go
32. A: “How are you feeling?” B: “I’ve been feeling better since —-.”
a) the doctor has came b) the doctor will come
c) the doctor had come d) the doctor came
33. “How long have you been with the company?”
“I —- there two years by January.”
a) will work b) will be working
c) will have worked d) have been working
34. “Have you received the books you ordered last month?”
“No, but it’s possible that they —- in a few days.”
a) will arrive b) arrive
c) are arriving d) have arrived
35. This is a secret. I’d rather you — anything to anybody about it.
a) shouldn’t say b) don’t say
c) haven’t told d) didn’t tell
36. Some students —- graduate next June.
a) are b) are going to
c) are going to be d) are going
37. What a lovely night! The moon —- brightly.
a) shines b) is shining
c) shined d) was shining
38. Before anyone could photograph the strange-looking bird, —-.
a) it was flying away b) it has flown away
c) it flew away d) it had been flying away
39. Barbara: It’s curious that Roy can’t ski better. Jane: I know. By the end of the month, he —- lessons for a full month.
a) will have b) will be having
c) has been having d) will have been having
40. Rex: It’s already half-past six. Hal: Good heavens, so it is! It’s time we —-.
a) are gone b) are going
c) were gone d) shall go
41. Bob: I shan’t be more than five or ten minutes now.
Alfred: All right. I’ll wait over there until — ready.
a) you will be b) you are
c) you were d) you’re going to be
42. Ali —- English, but he doesn’t any more.
a) used to studying b) was used to study
c) used to study d) was used to studying
43. The class begins when the teacher —-.
a) arrived b) will arrive c) arrives d) is arriving
44. I’ll get a better job when I —- more English.
a) know b) will know c) knew d) knowing
45. When the class —- over, the students will leave.
a) was b) is c) will be d) will
46. He —- you to his party last week, but he did not have your address .
a) would invite b) would have invited
c) might invite d) was inviting
47. This time tomorrow, with any luck, we —- through France, enjoying the first day of our holiday.
a) drive b) shall have driven
c) shall drive d) shall be driving
48. When you called, I —- breakfast yet.
a) haven’t had b) didn’t have
c) hadn’t had d) wasn’t having
49. I —- to the same barber since 1980.
a) am going b) have been going
c) go d) was going
50. He has been in London since June, but he —- even a single letter to me yet.
a) didn’t write b) hasn’t written
c) doesn’t write d) isn’t writing