Choose the correct variant:

1. That night, ______ up to his room he thought of his unpleasant duty.

a. went

b. going

c. having go

2. She smiled ______ the joke.

a. remembered

b. to remember

c. remembering

3. ______ so little in the country, I am afraid I cannot answer all your questions.

a. Seeing

b. Having seen

c. To see

4. A new road ______ the plant with the railway station will soon be built.

a. connecting

b. having connected

c. connected

5. ______ two days before the conference he had a lot of time to see Edinburgh.

a. To arrive

b. Arriving

c. Having arrived

6. I felt very tired ______ the whole day in the sun.

a. being worked

b. having worked

c. work

7. He speaks like a man ______ his opinion of everything.

a. taking

b. takes

8. ______ that she could trust them she didn’t know what to do.

a. Not having known

b. Knowing not

c. Didn’t know

d. Not knowing

9. ______ a pair of gloves we moved to the shoe department.

a. Boughting

b. Having bought

c. Buying

10. She left ______ us all she had found out.

a. told

b. telling

c. having told

11. And ______ this he threw himself back in the armchair.

a. said

b. have said

c. was saying

d. saying

12. ______ what he wanted he took his hat and left.

a. Having got

b. Getting

13. By this time ______ to the atmosphere of the big city, he no longer felt a stranger.

a. getting used

b. having got used

c. got used

14. I spent about ten minutes ______ over the sixteen pages of The Guardian before I found the main a. a. news and


b. turn

c. having turned

d. turning

15. I felt refreshed and rested ______ for eight hours.

a. sleeping

b. having slept

c. slept

16. ______ so far away he still feels part of the community.

a. was

b. be

c. being

17. The boy came out of the water ______ from top to toe.

a. was shaking

b. having shaken

c. shaking

18. ______ all our preparations we hired a taxi and hurried off.

a. Having completed

b. Completing

c. Having complete

d. Completed

19. ______ her by the arm he helped her out of the taxi.

a. Supported

b. Supporting

20. ______ such difficulties she was at a loss.

a. Never experienced

b. Having experienced never

c. Never have experienced

d. Having never experienced





1 b 2 c 3 b 4 a 5 c 6 b 7 a 8 d 9 b 10 c 11 d 12 a 13 b 14 c 15 b 16 c 17 c 18 a 19 b 20 d