General English Test 87

General English Questions and Answers

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1. In view of the falling standards the company decided to appoint a very ________ office manager who would be able to crack the whip a bit.


2. It’s a long way we have to travel tomorrow so we must get up very early in the morning at the crack of ________ .


3. I really think you should make an effort and apply for that job and at least ________ a crack at it.


4. They haven’t really put matters right at all because they’ve simply papered ________ the cracks.


5. Well, I must admit that I was a bit disappointed with the exhibition after all the praise it’s received it isn’t all it’s cracked ________ to be.


6. This is going to be a difficult task but we’ll get there in the end although it is a ________ nut to crack.


7. He always believed in giving his children the same opportunities in life so that each one would have a fair crack of the ________ .


8. They spent a huge amount of time and money to deal with that small problem and it’s like taking a sledgehammer to crack a ________ .


9. In celebration at passing his examinations he invited everyone round to crack a ________ and have a drink with him.


10. For goodness’sake hurry up because if we don’t ________ cracking soon we’ll miss the bus.


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