Winter test (Upper-Intermediate)
Vydáno dne 06.02.2015
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I was abandoned in the middle of nowhere. Fortunately, I happened ________ from my
late father how to light a fire with flint and steel.
- to acquire
- to have learnt
- to have mastered
- to learn
He purchased that painting of winter scenery for a handsome sum mistakenly
believing he was buying ________ Lada.
- the painter
“Why on earth aren't you using winter tyres?” asked the policemen. “Are
you not aware of the danger? Isn't your or other drivers’ safety ________
- at any magnitude
- of a significant importance
- of any significance
On Christmas Eve, the children began to be rather annoyed for there was still no
snow. Little ________ the next day they would be literally buried under snow.
- did they know
- knew they
- they could know
- they knew
________ given a ski pass, I left the hotel and headed for the ski lift.
- having been being
He kept on talking about how fantastic the Alps were and ________ , but, man, he hasn't
got the slightest idea of what a common person with two kids can afford!
- all that jazz
- further ado
- so for
Last winter, my sister unfortunately slipped and fell, and we weren't able to ________
for 5 minutes!
- bring her around
- get her around
- pass her around
- sit her around
One wouldn't believe there were ancient peoples able to calculate the exact date
and time of the winter solstice, who conceived of the Earth as flat and ________ in
water at the same time.
A: I hate hearing the bloody Jingle Bells all around from as
early as the end of October, boy!
B: If it ________ you happy, I will play Simon and Garfunkel's
“A winter's day, in a deep and dark December…” for you.
- happens to make
- were to make
- will make
A: You ________ about the Japanese version of The Snow Queen
(雪の女王) from 2005, I suppose?
B: Quite! I am not much into anime, in all honesty.
- will hear
- won't have heard
- would have heard
- would hear
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