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Diagnostic English #2: Intermediate/ Upper-intermediate (pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, determiners) Pt.4

Choose the best alternative.


151

Poor people from rural areas are migrating to the cities to find work and _____ the circles of slum housing in many suburbs are growing larger.

152

Heart disease remains the ______ of diseases. It killed about 750,000 Americans last year, almost 40 percent of all ______.

153

He’s got two very ______ daughters.

154

My brother is ______ yours.

155

Of the two toys, the child chose ______ .

156

The more we looked at the abstract painting, ______.

157

A: There is someone at the door.

B: ______ it is, I don’t want to see them.

158

______ you say to her, she still keeps smiling.

159

______ you go, I’ll go with you.

160

You look very ______. What’s the matter?

161

It is ______ interesting book. It gives ______ wonderful picture of what ______ life was like in ______ Victorian times.

162

I have noticed that ______ English people do not seem to shake ______ hands as much as people do in ______ Turkey.

163

Although ______ brown rice is better for you, ______ most people prefer______ white rice.

164

Taylor knows a lot about ______ classical music. He seems to like ______ string quartets of Beethoven best.

165

I studied ____ modern history at ____ university. In ____ last year I specialized in ____ history of ____ Turkish Independence War.

166

Do you think that I could learn ______ Japanese ______ way ______ Japanese speak it?

167

They say that ______ Turkish language is particularly difficult for ______ Europeans.

168

______ physical fitness can help you live longer, feel healthier and cope with ______ life’s problems.

169

A coalition government was in ______ power in Britain during ______ Second World War.

170

_____ Swiss Alps are _____ good place to go if you like ____ skiing. There is usually plenty of _____ snow during _____ winter months.

171

_____ cafeteria is located to _____ left of _____ Faculty of Engineering.

172

______ solar energy is produced in ______ central core of_____ sun.

173

______ Indian elephant is smaller than______ African elephant.

174

At ___ beginning of ______ Pre-Cambrian era there was no life on ___ earth.

175

__ ancient Egypt consisted of __ desert regions surrounding __ Nile.

176

It came out many years later that ______ pair had been happily married since ______ beginning of ______ century.

177

It is not known whether ______ high blood pressure is due to ______ increased sodium intake.

178

In ______ past, ______ air pollution was generally considered basically ______ urban phenomenon.

179

Many statues and monuments have been eroded in ______ last fifty years than had been in ______ previous two hundred years.

180

______ price of sugar has risen by ______ penny______ kilo.

181

______ Finance Minister increased ______ tax on ______ petrol in his last budget.

182

Economic growth is not ______ sufficient condition on its own to ensure ______ increase in ______ economic welfare.

183

______ inflation is defined as ______ persistent rise in ______ general level of prices.

184

In 1937 ____ explorer Sir Hubert Wilkens set out to search for ____ Soviet airman whose plane had gone down over ____ North Pole.

185

______ protein can only be found in ______ meat.

186

When we read _____ lives of _____ great, we can catch their courage as if by _____ contagion.

187

Pressure is inversely proportional to volume; ______ greater the volume ______ lower the pressure.

188

___ Macy is ___ department store on ___ 34th Street in New York.

189

____ Queen of England lives in ____ Buckingham Palace in London.

190

______ life is going to be ____ little easier in ____ economic terms.

191

______ problem of fundamental importance for ______ developing countries is that of slowing down ______ population growth.

192

We won’t get much benefit from ______ removal of ______ import duty from ______ European goods.

193

You won’t reach to ______ back of ______ auditorium; so we’ll have to use ______ amplifier.

194

____ primary task of ____ development is to eliminate ____ poverty.

195

In _____ kingdom of Nepal, high up in _____ Himalayas and within sight of _____ Mt. Everest _____ world’s highest mountain, _____ way of life in _____ villages has hardly changed in hundreds of years.

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