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. The results were very strange! In fact, they were ! (BELIEVE)
2. He has an unfortunate to understand people’s feelings (ABLE)
3. Due to the clerk’s we missed the train (STUBBORN)
4. What we saw was beyond all (EXPECT)
5. She is a student of the (HUMAN)
6. The book contains some great (ILLUSTRATE)
7. Please give us details of your present (OCCUPY)
8. What is the of the Danube River (LONG)
9. The of our agriculture is important if we want to produce more food
10. Drug is a problem causing great concern (ADDICT)
11. The of the awards is scheduled for next Friday (PRESENT)
12. I have been sworn to so I can’t say a word (SECRET)
13. After losing her job she was for a month (EMPLOY)
14. Pushing into a queue is considered to be extremely (POLITE)
15. The audience gave the violinist a round of (APPLAUD)
16. He isn’t happy with his job because he feels he is (PAY)
17. We have just been shown another example of killing (SENSE)
18. My sister’s makes hers social life difficult (SHY)
19. I’m not sure at all I really can’t say with (CERTAIN)
20. My is the history of Elizabethan England (SPECIAL)
21. The police were told by their where to find the criminal (INFORM)
22. He received many medals for his acts of during the war (HERO)
23. The of the company is said to be dangerous to small firms (EXPAND)
24. For all of us, Marilyn Monroe was the of beauty (PERSON)
25. I can guarantee the of our new product (RELY)
26. The government is encouraging heavy (INVEST)
27. People who suffer from should buy themselves a pet (LONELY)
28. George and I have been friends since (CHILD)
29. Everybody is worried about the of the rain forest (DESTROY)
30. Some MPs are calling for without trial (DETAIN)
31. My grandfather was given a medal for (BRAVE)
32. My father takes great in his work (PROUD)
33. This bag contains all my photographic (EQUIP)
34. is probably the most useful form of energy (ELECTRIC)
35. John turned up on the wrong day because of a (UNDERSTAND)
36. Jake had another with his boss (AGREE)
37. The bank robbers were sentenced to twelve years of t (PRISON)
38. Mary suddenly felt sick, so we needed a for her part in the play (REPLACE)
39. Failure to apply in time may result in a of benefits (LOSE)
40. Pat was accused of stealing some documents (CONFIDENT)