Put the correct form of the word in brackets into the blank.

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. In the future the public will have a wider of television programs. (CHOOSE)
2. Looking after the health of 700 children is heavy . (RESPONSIBLE)
3. The town spent more money on and health than ever before (HOUSE)
4. Do you have any particular where we sit? (PREFER)
5. There’s a contrast between what he does and what he says. (STRIKE)
6. The party turned out to be a huge (DISAPPOINT)
7. He was fined and for reckless driving (QUALIFY).
8. Is it possible to remove the smell from the books that have been in for such a long time? (STORE)
9. Many people are interested in job more than in earning large amount of money (SATISFY).
10. I hadn’t made a , so I just got on the first flight available. (RESERVE)
11. The anti-doping association believes that all sports must be free of drug (USE).
12. The country is facing a population . (EXPLODE)
13. It is to fasten your seat-belts before take-off (ADVISE)
14. She claimed benefit for over six months. (EMPLOY)
15. Tax is one of the biggest problems that face the new country. (EVADE)
16. You can basically wear what you want but there is an law that says you must not wear jeans. (WRITE)
17. The course is being paid for by the company. (MANAGE)
18. It’s a shame that she didn’t have a better chance in life. (CRY)
19. The farm house we stayed in was completely off the track. (BEAT)
20. The police searched the house . (SYSTEM)
21. He is a -paid senior executive. (HIGH)
22. A full-scale of our company is urgently needed (ORGANIZE)
23. Are we going to be saved by our oil supplies? (ECONOMY)
24. Experts have tried to find a to the personnel problems. (SOLVE)
25. She’s a specialist in psychology and human r. (BEHAVE)
26. The of the most important port of the country eliminated all trade. (BLOCK)
27. The system of some countries used to be based on gold. (MONEY)
28. He recovered from his injuries in the hospital (NAVY)
29. He has loved her ever since they first met. (PASSION)
30. The importance of this has been extremely overrated. (INVENT)
31. He is a convinced of Chinese communism (FOLLOW)
32. Jane’s party was more of an test than anything else. (ENDURE)
33. The government has committed itself to developing sources of energy. (NEW)
34. He took a job as a sales in a big department store. (ASSIST)
35. The potential benefits of this treatment the risks. (WEIGH)
36. Make sure the hairdryer is before you fix the switch. (CONNECT)
37. They say that travel the mind. (BROAD)
38. Without his teacher’s he would have given up long ago. (ENCOURAGE)
39. Dickens’s last novel was The Mystery of Edwin Drood. (TITLE)
40. She has known me for two years now but she still my name. (PRONOUNCE)