1. Jim is sorry _______ so impolite to your guest last Saturday.
A. to be
B. having been
D. to have been
2. Building that railway was very difficult and involved ________ten tunnels.
C. to have dug
D. having dig
3. Mr. Smith advised us to withdraw_______.
A. so that to get not involved
B. so as to get not involved
C. so as not to get involved
D. so that not to get involved
4. ________ in a seemingly endless war, the general was forced to evaluate the situation again.
A. Since the loss of 50 000 soldiers
B. Because of 50 000 soldiers having lost
C.50 000 soldiers were lost D. Having lost over 50 000 soldiers
5. The minister had his secretaries _______a press conference.
B. to arrange
6. My wife said in her letter that she would appreciate ________ from you sometime.
B. to hear
C. having heard
D. to have heard
7. The computer works very fast, __________ data at the speed of light.
B. having handled
8. After ___________for the job, you will be required to take a language test.
A. being interviewed
D. having interviewed
9. Having no money but ________to know, he simply said he would go without dinner.
A. not wanting anyone
B. not to want anyone
C. wanted no one
D. to want no one
10. Mr. Johnson preferred _________ heavier work to do.
A. to be giving
B. to have given
C. to be given
D. having given
11. I remember _______ to help us if we ever got into trouble
A. once offering
B. him once offering
C. him to offer
D. to offer him
12. Everyone had an application form in his hand, but no one knew which office room________.
A. to send it to
B. to send it
C. to be sent to
D. to have it sent
13. The speech_________, a lively discussion started.
A. being delivered
B. was delivered
C. be delivered
D. having been delivered
14. _________ a teacher in a university, it is necessary to have at least a master's degree
A. To become
C. One becomes
D. On becoming
15. It is not unusual for workers in that region ________.
A. to be paid more than a month late
B. to be paid later than mere a month
C. to pay later than a month more
D. to pay late more than a month