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Тесты по грамматике английского языка с ответами

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1.  We … to the theatre tonight.

a.  went

+b.  are going

c.  have gone

d.  is going

e.  will going

2.  Look! It’s Francis! I … him for ages.

a.  seen

b.  hasn’t seen

c.  haven’t saw

+d.  haven’t seen

e.  saw

3.  I couldn’t see what everybody … at.

a.  will stare

b.  is staring

c.  were staring

d.  stared

+e.  was staring

4.  As soon as my brother … school he is going to join the army.

+a.  leaves

b.  leave

c.  leaved

d.  will leave

e.  will leaving

5.  Don’t let the children … too much ice cream.

a.  to eat

b.  eating

+c.  eat

d.  have eaten

e.  ate

6.  I saw him last week, but I … since then.

a.  saw

b.  seen

c.  see

d.  didn’t see

+e.  haven’t seen

7.  When the house … , it will look different.

+a.  is painted

b.  will be painted

c.  was painted

d.  are painted

e.  painted

8.  If you … me about it earlier, I will help you straight away.

a.  told

+b.  tell

c.  will tell

d.  have told

e.  had told

9.  Could you make him … singing?

a.  to stop

b.  stopping

+c.  stop

d.  stopped

e.  being stopped

10.  At this time tomorrow I … in the lake.

a.  will swim

b.  will have been swimming

c.  will be swim

+d.  will be swimming

e.  will being swim

11.  The printing press … in the fifteenth century.

a.  has invented

+b.  was invented

c.  been invented

d.  is invented

e.  invented

12.  May I go out and play in the street? – You … . It’s dangerous to play in the street.

+a.  mustn’t

b.  isn’t

c.  haven’t

d.  couldn’t

e.  needn’t

13.  This letter … immediately.

a.  are sent

b.  is sent

c.  must send

d.  must sent

+e.  must be sent

14.  If you … to the station now, you would find him there.

a.  gone

b.  go

+c.  went

d.  will go

e.  would go

15.  The boy … the letter, if you had given it to him yesterday.

a.  would send

b.  would sent

c.  will send

d.  will be sent

+e.  would have sent

16.  They asked him how long it … him to do this work yesterday.

+a.  had taken

b.  take

c.  took

d.  has taken

e.  have taken

17.  The longer I look at the picture the … I like it.

a.  most

+b.  more

c.  much

d.  many

e.  little

18.  I spend … time on my work if I work hard in class.

a.  least

b.  lesser

c.  little

+d.  less

e.  most

19.  He was asked if he … any foreign languages.

a.  knews

b.  have known

c.  know

d.  knows

+e.  knew

20.  My husband works too hard. I wish he … his job.

a.  had loved

+b.  loved

c.  loving

d.  is loved

e.  has loved

21.  At the hotel there were neither showers … bath tubs.

+a.  nor

b.  or

c.  either

d.  no

e.  not

22.  He hardly … any work.

a.  doesn’t do

b.  don’t do

+c.  does

d.  do

e.  had done

23.  If John weren’t rich, he … his last holiday in Vegas.

a.  won’t spend

b.  willn’t spend

c.  didn’t spend

d.  hasn’t spend

+e.  wouldn’t have spent

24.  Young people talk very loudly, … makes their parents mad.

a.  these

b.  why

c.  what

d.  which

+e.  it

25.  An average family has … children now than before the war.

a.  little

+b.  fewer

c.  much

d.  far

e.  a bit

26.  World War II is known … the most cruel in history.

a.  is

b.  was

c.  being

d.  to was

+e.  to be

27.  Let’s meet at 5:30. I … work by then.

a.  will finish

b.  will finished

+c.  will have finished

d.  will be finished

e.  will finishing

28.  I’d rather … English.

a.  to speak

b.  spoke

c.  must speak

+d.  speak

e.  will speak

29.  World War II is known … the most cruel in history.

+a.  to be

b.  was

c.  were

d.  been

e.  is

30.  I’d rather … English.

a.  to speak

b.  spoke

c.  will speak

d.  speaking

+e.  speak

31.  If he … us a lift, we wouldn’t have had to take a taxi.

a.  has given

b.  given

c.  gave

+d.  had given

e.  will give

32.  Would you mind … the window? I can’t bear the cold.

a.  closed

+b.  closing

c.  close

d.  will close

e.  be close

33.  Who is going … at the meeting?

a.  speaking

b.  to talk

+c.  to speak

d.  to say

e.  to tell

34.  He … he liked the city.

a.  spoke

b.  speak

c.  talk

d.  tell

+e.  said

35.  He … me the story of his life.

+a.  told

b.  telling

c.  said

d.  speaks

e.  talks

36.  He doesn’t always … the truth.

a.  spoke

b.  speaks

c.  tell

+d.  speak

e.  told

37.  Let them … the letter.

a.  answering

+b.  answer

c.  to answer

d.  answered

e.  will answer

38.  Please, tell your son … .

+a.  not to go out

b.  doesn’t go out

c.  didn’t go out

d.  not went out

e.  not will go out

39.  I asked him where he … .

a.  come from

b.  did come from

+c.  came from

d.  does come from

e.  comes from

40.  She told me … tomorrow as she wouldn’t be there.

a.  not to came

b.  won’t come

c.  didn’t come

d.  not will come

+e.  not to come

41.  My friend was so busy yesterday, that he … to the country with me.

a.  were not able to go

b.  will could go

c.  can’t go

+d.  couldn’t go

e.  isn’t able to go

42.  Moscow is … city in Russia.

+a.  the largest

b.  the large

c.  a largest

d.  the most large

e.  less large

43.  No news … good news.

a.  are

b.  were

+c.  is

d.  am

e.  wasn’t

44.  Where did you buy this watch. The watch … very good.

a.  were

b.  are

c.  aren’t

+d.  is

e.  am

45.  Here you are! We … about you for an hour.

a.  had talked

+b.  have been talking

c.  will be talking

d.  are talking

e.  is talking

46.  I don’t allow … to take my calculator.

a.  nobody

b.  nothing

c.  not anybody

+d.  anybody

e.  somebody

47.  This man is never afraid of … .

a.  nothing

b.  everything

+c.  anything

d.  something

e.  nobody

48.  Can you hear … ?

+a.  anything

b.  something

c.  nothing

d.  not anything

e.  not something

49.  … our success depend on all these changes?

a.  Do

+b.  Does

c.  Is

d.  Are

e.  Have

50.  Why isn’t the new model … reliable as the old one?

a.  so

b.  that

c.  an

d.  is

+e.  as

51.  He asked me … to make all the necessary calls.

+a.  not to forget

b.  don’t forget

c.  to forget

d.  didn’t forget

e.  not forget

52.  The story … in several magazines lately.

a.  was published

b.  is published

+c.  has been published

d.  were published

e.  have published

53.  I … for my telephone book for over an hour.

a.  am looking

b.  have looking

+c.  have been looking

d.  are being looked

e.  are looking

54.  Why does he look so … ?

+a.  worried

b.  worrying

c.  worry

d.  having worried

e.  is worried

55.  After Adam … to the adults, he turned to me and said: ……

a.  spoken

+b.  had spoken

c.  spoke

d.  had been spoken

e.  was spoken

56.  I … you everything frankly, but you were away on business then.

a.  would tell

b.  told

c.  had told

d.  will tell

+e.  would have told

57.  When I went into the cinema, a new film … .

a.  was shown

b.  is being shown

+c.  was being shown

d.  were being shown

e.  shown

58.  This matter … at once.

a.  considered

b.  must consider

c.  must was considered

+d.  must be considered

e.  is considered

59.  … and don’t go out in this raining weather when you have the flu.

a.  Not reasonable

b.  Is reasonable

c.  Don’t reasonable

d.  Reasonable

+e.  Be reasonable

60.  “He … to make the journey!” “What’s a pity!”

a.  isn’t able

b.  doesn’t able

c.  doesn’t

d.  won’t able

+e.  won’t be able

61.  Money … for buying and selling goods.

+a.  is used

b.  are used

c.  were used

d.  will used

e.  am used

62.  Thus, we can only … about how money first came into use.

a.  speculated

+b.  speculate

c.  speculating

d.  had speculated

e.  will speculate

63.  Throughout history several metals … as commodity money, including copper and iron.

a.  was used

b.  is used

c.  is been used

d.  are been used

+e.  were used

64.  Our new TV-set came with a … on all electrical component

a.  ninety-days warranty

b.  ninetieth-day warranty

+c.  ninety-day warranty

d.  ninety-dayed warranty

e.  ninety-daying warranty

65.  She used … very beautiful when she was young.

a.  was

+b.  to be

c.  is

d.  be

e.  been

66.  Hundreds of house and … buildings have been destroyed by the tropical storm.

+a.  other

b.  something

c.  others

d.  another

e.  anything

67.  Ask him what … films they saw at the festival.

a.  else

b.  another

c.  more

d.  most

+e.  other

68.  We didn’t know his address. – …

a.  so did he

b.  so didn’t he

c.  neither didn’t he

+d.  neither did he

e.  so does he

69.  I am right, …?

a.  wasn’t I

+b.  aren’t I

c.  weren’t I

d.  am I

e.  amn’t I

70.  I’m sorry, I don’t know … about it.

a.  many

b.  nothing

+c.  much

d.  something

e.  less

71.  I spend … time on my work if I work hard in class.

a.  least

b.  few

c.  more

d.  much

+e.  less

72.  The sooner you come the … .

a.  best

+b.  better

c.  most

d.  good

e.  gooder

73.  Neither Frank … Peter could answer my question.

+a.  nor

b.  not

c.  or

d.  neither

e.  no

74.  Mr. Brown and Mr. Smith don’t speak to … . They had had an arrangement yesterday.

a.  the other

b.  another

c.  themselves

d.  the others

+e.  each other

75.  They will bring books if they come, …?

a.  didn’t they

b.  aren’t they

+c.  won’t they

d.  don’t they

e.  willn’t they

76.  Let’s go home. There’s … interesting here.

a.  anybody

+b.  nothing

c.  any

d.  no

e.  some

77.  When we met on Friday, Peter told me that he … me up the day before.

+a.  had rung

b.  has rung

c.  have rung

d.  having rung

e.  have been ringing

78.  Have you ever been … England?

a.  –

b.  in

c.  at

+d.  to

e.  on

79.  It has stopped raining after people … without umbrellas.

a.  walk

b.  have walked

c.  have been walking

+d.  are walking

e.  was walking

80.  The train will already have left … the time we come to the station.

a.  at

+b.  by

c.  in

d.  on

e.  –

81.  He didn’t blame me … anything.

a.  at

b.  without

c.  or

+d.  for

e.  in

82.  You should tell … me the truth.

+a.  –

b.  to

c.  for

d.  at

e.  by

83.  Let’s go … home together.

a.  to

b.  at

c.  in

+d.  –

e.  after

84.  I wonder what street … in?

a.  do he live

+b.  he lives

c.  does he live

d.  he living

e.  is he living

85.  Shall I answer … the letters now?

a.  on

b.  at

c.  for

d.  about

+e.  –

86.  Did you go … yesterday?

+a.  anywhere

b.  nowhere

c.  somewhere

d.  anything

e.  no anywhere

87.  If you work at your English, you will be able to speak well … two years.

a.  –

b.  for

+c.  in

d.  on

e.  by

88.  She sat … .

a.  smiled

b.  being smiled

c.  was smiling

+d.  smiling

e.  is smiling

89.  … an answer he wrote a letter again.

a.  Not receiving

+b.  Not having received

c.  Didn’t received

d.  Doesn’t receiving

e.  Not being received

90.  I think Peter is cross … me.

a.  at

b.  on

c.  –

d.  to

+e.  with

91.  … the conductor nor the porter took any notice of Mark Twain.

a.  Nor

b.  Not

c.  Either

d.  Or

+e.  Neither

92.  They walked on and on … of the rain.

a.  despite of

b.  because

+c.  in spite of

d.  in front of

e.  behind

93.  … Mr. Winkle fell on the ice, he didn’t hurt himself.

a.  as

+b.  though

c.  because

d.  in

e.  for

94.  The woman pointed … a large building at the corner.

a.  on

b.  at

c.  out of

+d.  to

e.  down

95.  You can wait … there.

+a.  over

b.  to

c.  at

d.  on

e.  behind

96.  Our party has been fixed … next Saturday.

a.  on

+b.  for

c.  at

d.  to

e.  –

97.  Do fares increase … ?

a.  off

b.  in

c.  although

d.  on

+e.  with

98.  Do you often travel … business?

+a.  on

b.  in

c.  for

d.  at

e.  –

99.  When … the book?

a.  published

b.  will publish

c.  are published

d.  were publish

+e.  was published

100.  The woman answered that she … two return tickets.

a.  wants

b.  will want

+c.  wanted

d.  is wanting

e.  was wanting

101.  We’ll discuss all the problems … at the last meeting.

a.  raising

b.  is raising

c.  were raised

+d.  raised

e.  will be raised

102.  Be reasonable and don’t go out … this rainy weather

a.  on

+b.  in

c.  about

d.  for

e.  neither

103.  The sun was slowly disappearing … the mountains.

+a.  behind

b.  in front of

c.  above

d.  off

e.  out of

104.  Have you travelled … ?

a.  many

b.  few

c.  a few

d.  most

+e.  much

105.  This island … two hundred years ago.

a.  were discovered

b.  is discovered

+c.  was discovered

d.  will be discovered

e.  has been discovered

106.  Are you going to have … work to do tomorrow?

a.  many

b.  a

c.  an

+d.  much

e.  few

107.  If you have got the flu you … go to see a doctor.

a.  will must

+b.  must

c.  will have

d.  musted

e.  –

108.  Let me … you.

a.  to help

b.  helped

c.  will help

d.  going to help

+e.  help

109.  They didn’t have time to come to see you, …?

a.  didn’t they

b.  don’t they

+c.  did they

d.  do they

e.  will they

110.  I … hardly recognize him when I saw him.

a.  couldn’t

b.  can

c.  can’t

+d.  could

e.  is able

111.  What will you do if he …?

a.  will late

+b.  is late

c.  will be late

d.  was late

e.  are late

112.  I wonder if he … in time or not.

+a.  will come

b.  come

c.  was coming

d.  comes

e.  will be come

113.  He was asked what TV shows he … watching.

a.  likes

b.  like

c.  will like

d.  would liked

+e.  liked

114.  They asked my friend how well he … his winter holiday.

a.  spent

b.  spend

+c.  had spent

d.  is spending

e.  will spend

115.  What … do you want to pack?

+a.  else

b.  still

c.  yet

d.  much

e.  another

116.  If you want to pack many things, take … suitcase.

a.  more

b.  yet

c.  others

+d.  another

e.  anothers

117.  They … at the table when I began to tell this story.

a.  sat

+b.  were sitting

c.  sit

d.  was sitting

e.  are sitting

118.  He asked me … his mother about it.

a.  don’t tell

b.  didn’t tell

c.  not to told

d.  doesn’t tell

+e.  not to tell

119.  It was … a comfortable flat.

a.  so

b.  as

c.  this

+d.  such

e.  an

120.  The article is … difficult.

+a.  so

b.  such

c.  am

d.  the

e.  this

121.  Yesterday was the … day in my life.

+a.  happiest

b.  happier

c.  more happiest

d.  much more happiest

e.  a happy

122.  This room is much … than that one.

a.  comfortable

b.  comfortabler

c.  little comfortable

+d.  more comfortable

e.  most comfortable

123.  If you get off at the next stop you’ll get to the University … .

a.  quick

+b.  quicker

c.  more quick

d.  the quick

e.  quickerly

124.  If often … here.

+a.  rains

b.  rain

c.  is raining

d.  was raining

e.  raining

125.  I hope it … for you to listen to him.

a.  will interesting

b.  will interest

+c.  will be interesting

d.  will is interesting

e.  interesting

126.  … of them told me to come.

a.  Somebody

b.  Any

c.  Nobody

d.  Anybody

+e.  None

127.  Could you tell me … about this writer’s life?

a.  nothing

b.  no

c.  some

+d.  anything

e.  none

128.  What’s the name of the student … a report now.

a.  make

b.  made

c.  will make

d.  was making

+e.  making

129.  … the language I couldn’t understand anything

+a.  not knowing

b.  not know

c.  don’t knowing

d.  didn’t knowing

e.  knowing

130.  Nobody wanted to go … .

a.  nowhere

+b.  anywhere

c.  everywhere

d.  somewhere

e.  where

131.  Nothing could make him … this advice.

a.  following

b.  to follow

c.  was followed

d.  followed

+e.  follow

132.  I don’t know how important the news … .

+a.  is

b.  are

c.  were

d.  will

e.  has

133.  … she nor her sister came to the party.

a.  nor

b.  either

c.  or

+d.  neither

e.  not

134.  I go to the college. – …

a.  so did he

b.  so he does

c.  so he did

+d.  so does he

e.  so he will

135.  We’ll be glad to see you. – … .

+a.  so am I

b.  so I am

c.  so do I

d.  so I do

e.  so are I

136.  We haven’t finished our work yet. – … .

a.  neither he does

b.  neither does he

c.  neither he has

+d.  neither has he

e.  not has he

137.  They aren’t going to work tomorrow. – … .

a.  nor we are

+b.  nor are we

c.  nor do we

d.  not are we

e.  not we do

138.  Don’t worry. … Nick or Peter knows his address.

a.  neither

b.  or

+c.  either

d.  both

e.  no

139.  What is the name of the man … on the phone now.

a.  spoken

b.  spoke

c.  speak

d.  speaks

+e.  speaking

140.  … in London for about a week, I could tell them many interesting things.

a.  having staying

b.  had staying

c.  stayed

+d.  having stayed

e.  staying

141.  The news … yesterday impressed everybody.

a.  receiving

+b.  received

c.  had receive

d.  receive

e.  being receiving

142.  I think he … many questions when he stops speaking.

+a.  will be asked

b.  will asked

c.  was asked

d.  are asked

e.  shall be asked

143.  All the letters … by 5 o’clock.

a.  will be written

b.  will write

c.  will have written

+d.  will have been written

e.  shall have been written

144.  What … on the other side of the river now.

a.  was being built

b.  is building

+c.  is being built

d.  was building

e.  are being built

145.  Here is … man you wanted to talk to.

a.  a

+b.  the

c.  –

d.  these

e.  an

146.  … Browns haven’t come yet.

a.  A

b.  –

c.  An

d.  In

+e.  The

147.  When we met on … Friday, Peter told me everything.

+a.  –

b.  the

c.  an

d.  an

e.  those

148.  I wondered what … .

a.  were they laughing at

b.  are they laughing at

c.  they will laugh at

+d.  they were laughing at

e.  they are laughing at

149.  Do you feel … now?

a.  best

+b.  better

c.  much

d.  good

e.  many

150.  I’ll let you … when he will come.

a.  to knew

b.  to know

+c.  know

d.  knew

e.  known

151.  I don’t mind … helping you.

+a.  –

b.  on

c.  in

d.  off

e.  after

152.  In this season there is only one way of getting there – … plane.

a.  on

b.  in

c.  –

d.  off

+e.  by

153.  After looking … all the magazines, he came across a very interesting article about England.

a.  before

+b.  through

c.  behind

d.  on

e.  about

154.  He sat in the hall … taking off his coat.

a.  with

b.  no

c.  on

+d.  without

e.  for

155.  I’ll go there … two days.

a.  after

b.  before

c.  through

d.  by

+e.  in

156.  What is the reason … your being so upset.

+a.  for

b.  in

c.  –

d.  after

e.  by

157.  I invited him … my place.

a.  for

+b.  to

c.  behind

d.  in front of

e.  –

158.  I am very much pleased … the progress you have made lately.

a.  of

b.  in

+c.  with

d.  after

e.  on

159.  Why didn’t you mention the fact then? I … come and helped you.

a.  will

b.  –

c.  will have

d.  would

+e.  would have

160.  If he … more, he would succeed in setting a record.

a.  train

b.  trains

c.  training

d.  would train

+e.  trained

161.  A new town … to be built in this area.

+a.  is supposed

b.  will supposed

c.  supposing

d.  are supposed

e.  is supposing

162.  Zhukovskiy … to have been a wonderful lecturer and teacher.

a.  knows

b.  knew

+c.  is known

d.  will know

e.  are known

163.  We saw him … along the opposite side of the street.

a.  walk

b.  having walked

c.  will walk

+d.  walking

e.  walks

164.  Children … go to bed early.

a.  is

+b.  must

c.  has to

d.  will must

e.  musts

165.  I … to be there at 5 o’clock

a.  were

b.  will

c.  would

d.  are

+e.  am

166.  You (не должен был) do it yesterday.

a.  mustn’t

+b.  didn’t have to

c.  couldn’t

d.  don’t have to

e.  didn’t must

167.  You (не следует) tell her about it.

+a.  shouldn’t

b.  mustn’t

c.  can’t

d.  aren’t

e.  may not

168.  He hasn’t done the work … .

a.  still

b.  more

c.  else

d.  other

+e.  yet

169.  What … books by Jack London did you read?

a.  Another

b.  more

+c.  other

d.  else

e.  still

170.  I thought you … busy now.

a.  are

+b.  were

c.  was

d.  have

e.  been

171.  He will work at the plant after he … school.

a.  will leave

b.  leave

+c.  leaves

d.  will be leaving

e.  will leaves

172.  I didn’t know that your friend … for a holiday without you.

a.  goes

b.  will go

c.  has gone

d.  going

+e.  would go

173.  he told me … this work today.

+a.  not to do

b.  not do

c.  don’t do

d.  doesn’t do

e.  not doing

174.  Let’s go to the theatre together, … ?

a.  shall let

b.  don’t we

c.  shan’t we

+d.  shall we

e.  will let

175.  I … the house in ten minutes.

a.  leaves

b.  have leaved

c.  is leaving

+d.  am leaving

e.  will leaving

176.  The girl … usually works at this desk is on holiday now.

a.  which

+b.  who

c.  whom

d.  whose

e.  what

177.  The cable … has just arrived is very important.

a.  what

b.  who

c.  whose

+d.  which

e.  why

178.  … of you has seen a TV interview today?

a.  why

b.  who

+c.  which

d.  whom

e.  some

179.  What’s the … way to the station?

a.  short

b.  shorter

c.  shortly

d.  most shortest

+e.  shortest

180.  Do you feel … today? No, doctor! I feel better.

+a.  worse

b.  badder

c.  badly

d.  better

e.  gooder

181.  Which design is …?

a.  modernest

b.  much modern

+c.  more modern

d.  most more modern

e.  moderner

182.  Let’s go by air. It’s … .

a.  convenient

b.  much convenient

c.  convenientest

+d.  much more convenient

e.  convenienter

183.  The problem is … than you think.

a.  important

+b.  more important

c.  much important

d.  importantless

e.  important

184.  We … tennis from five till seven yesterday.

a.  was playing

b.  are playing

c.  have been playing

d.  has been playing

+e.  were playing

185.  I hope we … to settle everything in the near future.

+a.  will be able

b.  would be able

c.  will able

d.  will can

e.  can

186.  How long … it take you to do this work.

a.  do

b.  is

c.  are

+d.  does

e.  can

187.  Will you come back soon? – … 10 minutes.

a.  after

+b.  in

c.  on

d.  while

e.  by

188.  We didn’t find … there.

a.  any

b.  nobody

c.  none

+d.  anybody

e.  somebody

189.  … of us will help you to adjust the machine.

+a.  some

b.  somebody

c.  nobody

d.  anybody

e.  no

190.  If never … here.

a.  doesn’t snow

b.  snowing

c.  snowed

d.  didn’t snow

+e.  snows

191.  Go straight until you … to the traffic lights.

a.  gets

b.  will get

+c.  get

d.  will be get

e.  got

192.  If it … dry and sunny, we’ll go to the country.

a.  keep

b.  kept

c.  will keep

+d.  keeps

e.  will keeps

193.  Do you agree that twenty-four hours isn’t … to do we all have to do.

+a.  enough

b.  well

c.  bad

d.  quite

e.  quick

194.  If it … , we’ll go to the country.

a.  don’t rain

+b.  doesn’t rain

c.  won’t rain

d.  willn’t rain

e.  rain

195.  If I … you I wouldn’t waste so much time on it.

a.  will be

b.  are

c.  am

d.  had been

+e.  were

196.  You would make better progress if you … harder.

a.  had worked

b.  work

c.  has worked

+d.  worked

e.  will work

197.  We … so much time yesterday if everybody had come in time.

a.  would wasted

b.  will waste

+c.  wouldn’t have wasted

d.  had wasted

e.  wasted

198.  If I had known he was ill, I … him.

a.  visited

b.  will have visited

c.  had visited

d.  would visited

+e.  would have visited

199.  All the documents always … in order.

a.  kept

+b.  are kept

c.  keeping

d.  was kept

e.  keeps

200.  The house … now.

+a.  is being built now

b.  was being built

c.  built

d.  has been built

e.  building