Basics Test no. 2

Gap-fill exercise


Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

1) Present participle, past participle or infinitive?

I’d like to have a word with the man (stand) next to the door.
If (ask) a question he couldn’t give an answer.
This isn’t just badly (play) music - it’s pure noise!
It will be dangerous to drive by the river with the water (rise) so quickly.
I saw him (go).
The two stood (look) at each other.
Mr Taylor is going to have his front door (paint).

2) Phrasal verbs

Mach weiter mit deiner Arbeit! - with your job.
Das hängt von der Zeit ab. - It the time.
Das Auto gehört John. - The car John.
Ich freue mich auf dich. - I am you.
Bitte ihn um das Buch! - him the book.
Er trifft sich mit ihm. - He him.
Heb das Papier auf! - the paper!
Er zog das Hemd aus. - He the shirt.
Sie passen auf die Kinder auf. - They the kids.

3) Prepositions
(at - between - by - from - in - in front of - on - to - since - until)

My parents always go holiday autumn. They usually go plane Leipzig a city Spain Tuesdays. The hotel is in a little city Madrid and Barcelona. The weather in Spain is hot that time of the year. 2002 a big fire destroyed most of the area. People have been rebuilding and planting the area then. My parents go tours. the 10th of October 2004 they visited an old church. the church there was a big square where people often celebrate late night.

4) Verbs with two objects

Mr Miller gab dem Ober ein Trinkgeld.

Die Schüler beschreiben dem Lehrer das Bild.

Wir boten ihm Hilfe an.

Er versprach mir, das Haus zu säubern

Ich erkläre dir den Weg.