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More than ten victims _______missing in the storm last week A. are reported to be B. are reported to have been C. are reporting to have been D. are reporting to be – Hoc24

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Choose the right word or phrase best completes the sentence:

1. Three weeks _______not enough holiday .
A. are B. were C. was D. been

2. Each of you ____ a share in the work.

A. having B. has C. to have D. have
3. A number of students ____ volunteered to the job .
A. have B. has C. to have D. having
4. Linguistics ____ out the ways in which languages work .
A. find B. finding C. to find D. finds
5. The Philippines ____ of more than 7,000 islands .
A. consist B. consisting C. consisted D. consists
6. The United Nations ____ its head quarters in New York city .
A. have B. having C. has D. to have
7. One of my neighbours ____ curious about other people’s private life .
A. being B. were C. is D. been
8. Tom doesn’t agree but the rest of us ____ .
A. does B. done C. do D. doing
9. There ____ a few flowers in this garden last summer .
A. being B. were C. are D. is
10. A large number of reporters ____ at the meeting yesterday .
A. being B. were C. are D. is
11. Much progress ____ been made in recent years .
A. have B. has C. having D. to have
12. Collecting old coins and paper notes ____ one of my hobbies .
A. being B. were C. are D. is
13. The number of pupils getting poor marks since the beginning of the semester ____ appalling .
A. to be B. have been C. are D. is
14. Five thousand pounds ____ stolen in the robbery last night .
A. being B. were C. are D. was
15. Mr. Thomson with his wife and his three children ____ abroad .

A. to be B. have been C. are D. is

16. One of the girls who ____ working in this department ____ my niece .
A. is / being B. are / is C. is / are D. was / were
17. The English ____ to drink tea .
A. likes B. to like C. like D. has liked
18. Everybody ____ trying to do their best at present .
A. to be B. have been C. are D. is
19. Jim as well as I ____ always busy doing English homework .
A. am B. has been C. are D. is
20. Neither Daisy nor I ____ glad to do that .
A. am B. has been C. are D. is
21. That you take a computer course ____ very necessary .
A. am B. have been C. are D. is
22. The police ____ come to the site of the accident .
A. have B. has C. having D. to have
23. The pilot along with his passengers ____ rescued last night .
A. am B. have been C. was D. is
24. What we need most ____ books .
A. is B. were C. are D. to be
25. My brother together with his friends often ____ in the park .
A. jogs B. jogging C. jog D. to jog
26. Neither he nor they ____ here yesterday .
A. are B. were C. is D. be
27. Either John or his children ____ breakfast each morning .
A. make B. makes C. making D. to make
28. I don’t like the hot weather. Thirty degrees ____ too warm for me .
A. was B. are C. being D. is

29. Not only a dog but also two cats ____ at home in his garage.

A. was B. are C. been D. is
30. Both a poem and a short story ____ been written by the young author .
A. has B. to have C. have D. having