Choose the best answer.
His father, _______, said he didn’t like to work.
that had retired a few weeks ago
he gave a series of interviews
is an electrical engineer
who was already over sixty - five
Mr. Benson, _______, drove a big car.
that was known to be very rich
whose firm closed because of complaints
we haven’t ever met him
he owns several factories
Crops can now be grown in deserts _______.
most of them are in Africa
it was impossible to cultivate the land
where farming would be impossible without irrigation
these are known as dry areas
The boys _______ are having special lessons.
which need more care
they are behind the other boys
who have been offered a scholarship
their fathers own factories
It was they _______.
who told us the news
are against the proposal
when they came to see us
which is very late
They refused to be reasonable about the delay, _______.
the rain was late
that caused a lot of trouble
which made me angry
whose passengers were tourists
George ordered an enormous steak, _______.
it wasn’t well – done
which cost him a lot
was very delicious
he ate all by himself
The students in the early class, _______, did very well on yesterday’s maths test.
they study very hard all semester
very few of them had studied very hard
most of whom had studied the night before
they studied hard last week
He forgot to get the tickets, _______.
whose wife got very angry with him
his wife had booked yesterday
where his wife wanted to see
which annoyed his wife very much
It is nuclear war, which could exterminate mankind, _______.
which is a great danger
its power is unquestionable
that we must avoid
everybody knows it is dangerous
The book was ______ boring ______ I only could read two chapters.
such / that
so / that
very / that
too / that
It was ______ a boring book ______ I only could read two chapters.
too / as
very / as
_______ you talk to him, _______ you like him.
Much / the more
The more / the less
More / more
The most / the most
_______ I didn’t know anybody at the reception, I had a good time.
In spite of that
_____ I’ve finished “A Tale of Two Cities, I’ll read “Oliver Twist”.
No sooner had I opened the door _______ the telephone rang.
as soon as
_______ you’re happy about it, I have no objection.
As long as
He didn’t have any money, _______ he couldn’t buy a ticket.
He had enough money to buy a ticket, _____, he decided not to go.
He wanted to go with us; _______ he packed his suitcase.
It is late; _______, it is raining cats and dogs.
I didn’t have enough time; _______, I couldn’t go.
She’s been working for eight hours; _______, she is tired.
I’ll finish this. Then I’ll join you. When I _______ this, I’ll join you.
She dressed the child in a heavy overcoat, _______ he should catch cold.
I’ve written it down for her, _______ she forgets it.
so as to
in order to
I will go home for vacation as soon as I _______ my exams.
When she arrived, I was pretty fed up, because I _______ since eight o’clock.
had been waiting
have been waiting
We left early _______ avoid the traffic.
so as not to
They tiptoed up the stairs _______ wake the children.
We won’t go unless the weather _______ fine.
I was on vacation; _______, I didn’t get your letter.
Dr. King gives interesting lectures; _______, he is very popular with his students.
Robert didn’t study for the test; _______ he did very veil.
James wants to buy a new car, _____ he doesn’t have enough money.
He found everything rather strange, as he _______ abroad before.
had never been
has never been
will never be
_______ coal reserves are abundant, taking advantage of them requires an active program of development.
_______ the price of petrol is so high, I can’t afford to run a car any more.
_______ the bans remained in force, Turkey could not claim to be fully democratic.
Doctors often use X-rays _____ they can pass through skin and flesh.
as long as
Within another hundred years we will have to find alternative sources of energy, _______ the world’s reserves of oil will not last that long.
An airline pilot and a racing driver are similar _______ they must possess good judgment and the ability to react quickly in a crisis.
They built a high fence around the building _______ no one could get out.
The old woman had to stand all the way _______ no one let her sit down on the bus.
He stole the money _______ I warned him not to.
We were _______ late _______ we missed the plane to Istanbul.
such / than
very / then
too / to
I had to work until midnight _______ I was very tired.
_______ I took an aspirin, I still have a headache.
A: You studied hard. Did you pass the test?
B: No, _______ I studied hard, I didn’t pass the test.
It was cold; _______ we went on a picnic.
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