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Diagnostic English #6: Intermediate/ Upper-intermediate (adjectives, adverbs, noun clauses) Pt.5

Choose the best answer.


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_______ he had a broken leg, he continued to go to class.

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Some people are fat, _______ others are thin.

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_______ some students think physics is easy, others find it difficult.

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Do you want to walk? The rain has stopped.

_______ the rain’s stopped, do you want to walk?

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_______ it’s raining, I think I’ll stay at home.

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_______ Monday is a national holiday, all government offices will be closed.

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I’ll eat lunch with you _______ there is enough for both of us.

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We’ll get along just fine _______ he minds his own business.

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Apparently Betty is jealous ______ I get better grades than she does.

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_______ I apologized, he looked as if he wanted to strangle me.

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The government puts up taxes _______ get more money from us.

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I wrote down the address _______ I wouldn’t forget it.

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Roy talks _______ nonsense that no one listens to him any more.

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She doesn’t mind working overtime _______ she’s paid for it.

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We have to do the job _______ we like it or not.

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I did my homework _______ our teacher had instructed.

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I’ll give you my telephone number _______ you want to get in touch with me again.

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I obeyed her _______ she should be angry.

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Please turn down the TV. I want to be able to get to sleep. Please turn down the TV so that _______.

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Please be quiet so that _______.

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Mike decided to become an anthropologist _______.

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“Having seen that film before, she wants to see a different one.” means: _______ .

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“Having worked all day, I was tired last night.” means: _______.

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“I got to the airport at 9.15. My plane left ten minutes later.” means: _______.

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Since he’s not interested in classical music, he _______.

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_______ the semester is finished, I’m going to rest a few days and then take a trip.

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This is _______ book that I don’t think I’ll finish it.

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I can’t repair the dishwasher myself _______.

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I’ve gained _______ weight that I can’t wear any of my old clothes.

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I’ve met _______ people in the last few days that I can’t possibly remember all of their names.

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Ever since I was a child, I _______ afraid of dogs.

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Janet’s contact lens popped out while she _______.

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Be sure to reread your composition for errors before you _______ it in to the teacher tomorrow.

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By the time I leave this city, I _______ here for ten years.

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“We can’t leave now. We have to wait Peggy.” means: _______.

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“_______ the terrible weather, we enjoyed ourselves.

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“My roommate walked into the room. Immediately, I knew that something was wrong.” means: _______ I knew that something was wrong.

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_______ the harm she’s done him, he still loves her.

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_______ hard I try, I still can’t do it.

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_______ quickly you work, you’ll never catch up.

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You’d better leave now. _______, you’ll have to get a taxi home.

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He left school at sixteen, _______ he has had no real education.

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She didn’t seem to recognize me _______ we had never met.

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The food may be good at the Harvard but it’s _______ expensive.

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People normally treat you just_______ you treat them.

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He acted strangely, _______ he was frightened.

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The weather was _______ bad _______ we didn’t go to the seaside.

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It was hot, _______ I didn’t need my coat.

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She doesn’t like phones in living rooms, and _____ does her sister.

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____ everybody seemed to be out of cigarettes, I passed mine round.

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