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10 Upper-intermediate English Questions - Quiz 1

Question 1 of 10

1

Prices have increased sharply in the last few months.
There ____________________ in the last few months.

Select one of the following:

  • has had a sharp increase of prices

  • has been a sharp increase in prices

  • have had a sharp price increase

  • have been a sharp increase of prices

Explanation

Question 2 of 10

1

The expensive model and the cheap one are equally good.
The cheap model ____________________.

Select one of the following:

  • is better than the expensive one

  • is good just as the expensive one

  • is just as good as the expensive one

  • isn’t so good as the expensive one

Explanation

Question 3 of 10

1

Mary plays the piano and sings beautifully too.
Not only ____________________.

Select one of the following:

  • does Mary play the piano but she also sings beautifully

  • Mary plays the piano but she sings beautifully too

  • Mary is playing the piano but she also sings beautifully

  • does Mary play the piano and sing beautifully

Explanation

Question 4 of 10

1

People believe Leonardo da Vinci had a photographic memory.
Leonardo da Vinci ____________________ a photographic memory.

Select one of the following:

  • believed to have

  • was believed to have

  • believes he had had

  • is believed to have had

Explanation

Question 5 of 10

1

Apparently, they were involved in the scandal.
They ____________________ in the scandal.

Select one of the following:

  • appear that they were involved

  • must be involved apparently

  • appear to have been involved

  • appeared involved

Explanation

Question 6 of 10

1

Anti - ______ is the philosophy of being happy without having to buy the latest fad.

Select one of the following:

  • consumer

  • consumerism

  • consumption

  • consuming

Explanation

Question 7 of 10

1

The mind ______ at the thought of what you could do with 100 million dollars.

Select one of the following:

  • boggles

  • bangs

  • bursts

  • bears

Explanation

Question 8 of 10

1

It’s been a year since Chris and Sherry split______, but he hasn’t got______ her yet.

Select one of the following:

  • down - around

  • over - down

  • off - on

  • up - over

Explanation

Question 9 of 10

1

Asylum ________ are refugees who fled their country for political reasons.

Select one of the following:

  • retailers

  • emigrants

  • aliens

  • seekers

Explanation

Question 10 of 10

1

Here’s a brief________ on the latest news.

Select one of the following:

  • breakthrough

  • upkeep

  • update

  • breakout

Explanation