C1. We ____________ a monthly test two hours ago.
A. had already had C. had
B. have D. are having
B2. When I was at school, I _____________ to the library every day.
A. had gone B. went
C. was going D. had been going
D3. Please tell me why you ___________ from school last week.
A. had been absent C. are absent
B. have been absent D. were absent
C4. They __________ when they heard him confess his fault.
A. had been surprising C. were surprised
B. were surprising D. had been surprised
C5. When _______________ this story?
A. were you written C. did you write
B. have you written D. had you written
D6. I knew I could not finish the homework ___________.
A. by he had come C. when he comes
B. until he has come D. before he came
A7. He was born in 1933 and _____________ to school in London.
A. went C. was going B. had gone D. would go
B8. From the 1910s to the 1950s Hollywood ___________ the film centre of the world.
A. has been C. was being B. was D. had been
A9. He ______________ to meet us at the station but he didn't see us.
A. did go C. didn't go B. did went D. has gone
A10. Charles Dickens _____________ a lot of famous novels.
A. wrote C. had written B. was writing D. writes
C11. He asked me when I ___________ free this week.
A. am C. would be B. was D. was going to be
D12. At first we were not sure whether we _____________.
A. have succeeded C. were succeeded
B. would have succeeded D. would succeed
D13. When he was in the countryside, they ___________ in the middle of the yard, spinning, talking and laughing~
A. would sit C. were sitting B. were to sit D. sat
D14. They told us that they _______________ us to overcome the difficulties.
A. helped C. help B. will help D. were going to help
C15. Sometimes the captain _________ among the soldiers and have heart-to-heart talks with them.
A. was going to go C. would go
B. was going D. was used to go
C16. We had hoped ___________ the game, but the other team played very well.
A. State University to win C. that State University would win
B. that State University win D. State University's winning
D17. --"What were you doing when Anna phoned you?"
--"I had just finished my work and ___________ to take a bath."
A. starting B. start
C. had started D. was starting
D18. --"Susan left for America this morning. "
--"Oh, I thought she __________ until next week. "
A. won' t go C. hadn't gone
B. isn't going D. wasn t going
A19. --"My father will be here tomorrow. "
--"Oh, I thought he ____________ today. "
A. was coming C. comes
B. will come D. had come
C20. The students were told that they ___________at the school gate at 2:00 the following afternoon.
A. met B. will meet
C. were to meet D. were met
B21. The boy recognized clearly where his duty _________.
A. lies C. lays B. lay D. laid
A22. Mary ____________ school last year and is now learning Chinese here.
A. left C. has left B. had left D. was leaving
A23. Martine visited his aunt two days before he ___________ town.
A. left C. will leave B. has left D. leaves
B24. I ___________ to school, only to find out that it was a holiday.
A. hurry C. have hurried
B. hurried D. had hurried
B25. ____________ the letter, I ran out of the room to the post office.
A. After I have finished C. No sooner than I had finished writing
B. As soon as l finished writing D. Since I have finished writing