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 Grammar Test

1-He is ……… a letter now.
    ( read  –  reads  –  is reading –  has read )

2-While  they …………, they saw an accident.

(walk  – walking  –  were walking –  walked
3-water turns into steam when you ……… it.
(heat   -heated  -heats    -heating)

4- Last year he ……… the Cairo tower.
(see   -saw    -seen   -seeing)
5- The doctor has just ……… a car.
(buys   –   bought-   buying  –  was buying)
6-They are ……… in watching film on TV.
(interested   –   interesting   –  interests   –  interest)
7- They have been ……… since eight O’clock.
(fish   –  fished  –  fishing  –  fishes)
8- Their sister hurt herself and began to ………
(crying  –   cries   –  cry  –   cried)
9- When he was four, he… swim, but he can now.
(can’t  –  couldn’t  –   won’t  –  mustn’t)
10-   Nabila ……… to school.
(runs   –  run –running  -ran)
11-  Khaled was ……… for his wallet.
(search    –   searching   -searched   -searches )
12-  I ……… football tomorrow.
(playing   –     am playing   –   played   –  will play)
13-  My father ……………… many letters.
(have written  – has written –  written –  is written)
14-  The farmer ……………… the field yesterday.
(irrigates   –   irrigated  –  irrigating  –  irrigate)
15-  The new school ……… yet.
(is building-has been built – is being built – hasn’t been built)
16-Where did you …… on your holidays last summer?
(   gone   –  went   -goes   –  go  )
17-  Some people like to ……… pictures.
(  collects  – collect  – is collected   –  are collected)

18- Where ……… they go last Friday?
(  are  –  were – did  –  do )
19- Where have you ………?
(  be – are  –   were  –   been )
20-  Have you ever ……… a snake?
(   see  – saw   –   seen   –  sees   )
21-     They said they ……… have any money.
(  don’t   –   didn’t   –   doesn’t   –   aren’t  )
22-   After I ………, I went home.
(finish  –   had finished   –   has finished  –   finished )
23-   I ……………… English since 1992.
(  am learning –  have learning   –  learns   –  learned)
24- How much …… you pay for that horrible car?
(  have   –   is  –  did  –   does  )
25-   I don’t ……… Japanese, but I speak English.
(    speak  –   spoke   –  speaks  –   spoken  )
26-  Some people were still ……… inside the mine.
(   trap  –  trapped   –   trapping  –  traps   )
27- The Palestinian martyr died after he …… the tank.
( blew up – blown up – had blown up – has blown )
28-  While he ………, he met his uncle.
(  walk  –   walking  –  was walking  –  walked  )
29- He ……… when the house caught fire.
(  was sleeping   –  slept  –     sleep  –     sleeps)
30-  What ……… when the phone rang?
(are you doing   –  were you doing  –  did you do  –  do you do)
31- I ……… him since July.
( haven’t seen      –     saw  –  see –    hasn’t seen)
32-She told her father what had ……….
(  happen   –   happened  –  happens –  happening  )
33- She will ……… 15 next month.
(  is  –   be   –    been  –   was   )
34-   Amr is ……………… check his watch
(    gone to   –    go to   -going to   –   going)
35-  Sarah ……………… in a secondary school.
( is studying   –   studies  –  study –   were studying)
36-  I have already ……… until eleven.
(    study   –   studies –    studying   –  studied)
37-  Alexandria……………… a lot since last year.
(   change   –  has changed   –    have changed  –  changed)
38- How long have you ……… English?
(  study  –  studies  –   studying   –   studied )
39- He has been ……… the room since this morning.
(  paint  –   painting  –  painted  –  paints  )
40- My friend sent me a letter two months …………….
(   yet  –  ago  –  for   –  since )
41-  She ……… her mother yet.
(   has seen   -saw-hasn’t seen   –  had seen)
42- What time the bank ……… in Egypt ?
(closed –   close   –   closing  –   are closing)
43- Columbus ……… America 400 years ago.
(discovered   – had discovered  – is discovering – discovered)
44- He’s ……… playing basketball for two hours.
(  be –  is   –  being –  been )
45- I’ve been ……… to music.
(  listened  –  listening –  listens – listen )
46- The Pharaohs ……… the pyramids as burial places.
( builds – building  – built –  are building)
47-  I ……… English since I was a child.
(have been learning –  learns  –  learning –  am learning)
48-  In the past, they ……… the earth was circle.
(think –  had thought –  have thought  –  thought)
49- He is used ……… five miles every day.
(to walk  –  walk –  walking –  walked)
50- She accused me of ……… her handbag.
( to take  –  take –   taking  –  took )
51-  I always believe in ……… hard.
( work –  working  –  to work-  workers)
52- I have not seen him since he ……… to Luxor.
(goes  –  has gone – went  – had gone)
53- We’ve been here for ………
(  yesterday –   the last day  –  1991 – two days  )
54- He ……… for 24 hours, until she persuaded him to have a slice of cake.
(does not eat – did not eat – hasn’t eaten – was not eating )
54-  She ……… to the computer lab every weekend last term.
( has gone  –  went  –  was going  –  goes  )
55- You can talk till the cows ……… home, but I refuse.
(  has come  –  come  –  comes – coming   )
56- Yesterday I enjoyed ……… the Arabic TV serial.
(  watch  –  watching  –   watched  –  to watch  )
57- My mother accused me of ……… Lazy.
( be  –   to be  –  been  –  being   )
58- He ……… in a coffee when they caught him.
(  sat  –  had sat   –   was sitting   –   sits)
59- He ……… hard all this morning and is absolutely exhausted now.
(  works –  is working  – has worked –  has been working)
60- I asked her if she ……… before she started school.
(could read  – reads  –  can read  –  is reading)
61- What ……… “they” refer to in the text?
(   are –  is  –   do   –  does  )
62-  Where ……… Salah do his banking now?
(   is   –  do   –   does  –  was  )
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