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Family / look / character

(intermediate level)

Find the best answer(s):

  1

Mr Tuck says his family ____ Australia.

come from
comes from
are from



  2

Isn't it so pleasant when all the family ____ sitting together at breakfast?

are
is



  3

The school is still burning. ____ the fire brigade arrived yet?

Haven't
Hasn't



  4

There won't be anything the matter if the police ____ in time.

arrives
arrive



  5

Arsenal ____ won only five of ____ matches this season.

has - its
have - its
have - their
has - their



  6

My mother-in-law says I shouldn't have married her ____ .

niece
cousin
daughter
step-sister



  7

When a spinster gets married to a bachelor they can't have ____ .

a church wedding
a best man
twins
(none of the above answers is correct)



  8

Your sister-in-law's husband can be your ____ .

brother-in-law
step-brother
cousin
son-in-law
brother



  9

Your aunt is your father's or mother's ____ .

sister-in-law
sister
wife
husband
brother



10

If your father takes a second wife, she will be your ____ .

step-mother
mother-in-law
aunt
uncle



11

Your sister's or brother's daughter is your ____ .

nephew
cousin
step-daughter
niece



12

A man at his wedding ceremony and for a short time afterwards is called '____'.

best man
wed-husband
bridegroom
bride



13

Dora is so ____ . She will never go out with anybody except her husband.

restless
generous
handsome
faithful



14

He was so ____ that he admitted making all those mistakes.

gentle
honest
jealous
envious



15

Mr Tuck was sure that his sister-in-law was ____ of his wife.

envious
reliable
familiar
reluctant



16

My aunt is awfully ____ my uncle's secretary. I don't really know why.

envious of
jealous of
rude to



17

I don't think Mr Whiskers is a person people can ____ on.

rely
trust
envy



18

Polly was so ____ that she managed to become general manager of the firm.

envious
generous
ambitious
practical



19

Sam is so ____ . He loses things and he forgets about important meetings.

untidy
absent-minded
carefree



20

The delivery boy was ____ enough to drop the milk bottles on the doorstep.

carefree
careless
uncareful



21

Do you like the diamond ring that Tommy has brought me? Isn't he ____ ?

generous
modest
reliable



22

Mr Tuck is rather tall and slim. He has an upright ____ and a ____ complexion.

nose - thinning
face - dark
figure - fair



23

Has your sister-in-law got long ____ hair and a ____ complexion?

curly - pale
straight - rosy
curved - upright
wavy - fresh



24

She's got ____ eye-lashes and ____ eyebrows.

curving - pencilled
long - straight
short - arched
hooked - snub



25

Are you speaking of the man who's got a ____ forehead and ____ eyes?

long - curly
broad - humorous
narrow - bright
high - dark



26

Cathy's a fair-haired lovely girl of ____ with a round face and bright eyes.

medium sized
a thin figure
seventeen



27

Tony's got a ____ nose and ____ lips.

turned-up - full
snub - pale
hooked - thin



28

You can't say you didn't see the woman ____ standing near the fair-haired boy.

with the umbrella
left of the man
right side



29

There is a young blue-eyed lady ____ the man in the leather jacket.

beside
to the right of
alongside



30

I think your sister ____ your father. She doesn't look like your mother at all.

turns out of
is keen on
makes up with
takes after



31

This ____ little girl of twelve is my sister-in-law's niece.

blue-eyed
blue-skirted



32

The woman in the ____ of the picture is wearing a long skirt and a red blouse.

middle
left hand
left



33

I wonder if you saw the man ____ in the street when we went to see your uncle.

in the leather coat
with the cap
with glasses
standing



34

I can't guess why this ____ man is so proud of the woman beside him.

suntanned
smiling
dark-haired



35

Do you know the name of that elegant old lady with the ____ sitting opposite us?

moustache
whiskers
beard
pink hat



36

A grey-haired ____ sailor in high boots was knocking at the door of the pub.

one-armed
bearded



37

There was ____ sheep grazing quietly in the fields when we arrived at the farm.

a flock of
a pack of
a cattle of
a herd of



38

We saw ____ birds flying swiftly through the sky.

a flock of
a flight of
a cattle of



39

My aunt and uncle invited ____ guests to their wedding anniversary.

a cattle of
a bunch of
a party of
a roll of



40

Uncle Henry always takes ____ hounds with him when he goes hunting.

a pack of
a herd of
a bunch of
a sheet of



41

____ cows were grazing in the field when we arrived.

a roll of
a bunch of
a cattle of



42

Mr Tuck turned up at the party with ____ flowers for the hostess.

a sheet of
a herd of
a bunch of



43

Where shall I put this ____ paper?

roll of
sheet of
piece of

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