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1. The day .......... terribly.
   a) took care of
   b) announced
   c) finished
   d) began

2. My alarm ..........
   a) didn't get up
   b) didn't begin
   c) didn't wake up
   d) didn't go off

3. and I .......... the house with only 1 hour to spare
   a) left
   b) entered
   c) quitted
   d) goodbyed

4. before the plane .......... due to take off.
   a) didn't go
   b) wished
   c) became
   d) was

5. Luckily there .......... very little traffic
   a) was
   b) existed
   c) had
   d) turned over

6. and I .......... at the airport with 30 minutes to spare.
   a) went
   b) terminated
   c) reached
   d) arrived

7. I .......... in at the gate
   a) checked
   b) stood
   c) waited
   d) stamped

8. and .......... for a coffee.
   a) started
   b) shouted
   c) went
   d) whistled

9. Just as I .......... down ,
   a) went
   b) sat
   c) jumped
   d) drank

10. the announcer .......... my flight.
   a) sang
   b) whistled
   c) shouted
   d) called

11. I .......... my coffee quickly
   a) spat
   b) drank
   c) sang
   d) looked for

12. too quickly in fact as I .......... some on my shirt.
   a) spilled
   b) dropped
   c) spread
   d) smiled

13. I .......... the sign to the departure gate
   a) looked after
   b) followed
   c) discussed
   d) ran after

14. and .......... through passport control.
   a) went
   b) discussed
   c) smiled
   d) went under

15. I .......... down in the departure lounge.
   a) hurried
   b) came
   c) went
   d) sat

16. It .......... full of teenagers, obviously a school trip.
   a) was
   b) happened
   c) suggested
   d) disappeared

17. They .......... a terrible noise.
   a) were happening
   b) were smoking
   c) were doing
   d) were making

18. And then I .......... that terrible announcement, the one you don't want to hear.
   a) heard
   b) listened
   c) felt
   d) spoke

19. There   .......... a problem with the engine.
   a) arrived
   b) happened
   c) were
   d) was

20. I .......... around for a place to get another coffee.
   a) saw
   b) looked
   c) had
   d) was

21. I .......... a drinks machine so I .......... over to get some.
   a) looked over / went
   b) saw / fell
   c) saw / went
   d) looked over / fell

22. I .......... in my money and .......... the button for black coffee.
   a) put / pressed
   b) put / pulled
   c) threw / pressed
   d) threw / pulled

23. When I .......... up the cup,
   a) took
   b) pushed
   c) pulled
   d) picked

24. it .......... only water.
   a) went in
   b) got up
   c) filled
   d) contained

25. At that moment, the hostess .......... that the plane was delayed because of bad weather.
   a) announced
   b) called
   c) spoke
   d) mimed


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