Remember

Level:

Intermediate

Category:

Grammar Exercises

Group:

Miscellaneous

Please select the best answer for each of the questions below:

 
 

1 - Can I try to jog your ______ about what happened last night? We need to know the facts.

a - sieve
b - brains
c - life
d - memory
e - bell
 

2 - She'll forget about him soon enough once he is gone. Out of sight, out of ______ .

a - memory
b - bell
c - mind
d - tongue
e - brains
 

3 - I know that man from somewhere but I can't for the ______ of me remember where from.

a - life
b - sieve
c - bell
d - brains
e - face
 

4 - Sorry I didn't come to the meeting. It completely slipped my ______ .

a - tongue
b - sieve
c - memory
d - brains
e - mind
 

5 - I'm terrible at cocktail parties. I find it hard to put a name to a ______ .

a - lane
b - life
c - mind
d - face
e - sieve
 
 

6 - This is the worst accident in living ______ .

a - memory
b - bell
c - sieve
d - lane
e - blank
 

7 - I want you to cast your ______ back to last week and try to work out what went wrong.

a - mind
b - blank
c - memory
d - life
e - tongue
 

8 - Rachel never forgets names. She has a memory like an ______ .

a - elephant
b - lane
c - brains
d - memory
e - tongue
 

9 - I was going to do it but it completely slipped my ______ .

a - mind
b - memory
c - face
d - life
e - tongue
 

10 - The name Richard Harrison certainly rings a ______ with me.

a - memory
b - tongue
c - bell
d - lane
e - face
 

11 - I couldn't think of anything to say. My ______ went blank.

a - memory
b - sieve
c - tongue
d - bell
e - mind
 

12 - It was nice to meet up with her again after all these years. We took a stroll down memory ______ and remembered many happy times.

a - elephant
b - life
c - mind
d - lane
e - memory
 

13 - This problem has been on my ______ for a while.

a - tongue
b - lane
c - sieve
d - bell
e - mind
 

14 - I just cannot remember her name. I've racked my ______ but I can't remember.

a - memory
b - elephant
c - sieve
d - brains
e - life
 

15 - I just cannot remember names. I have a memory like a ______ .

a - brains
b - mind
c - sieve
d - blank
e - tongue
 

16 - Her name is on the tip of my ______.

a - mind
b - tongue
c - sieve
d - lane
e - brains
 

17 - It was the first idea that sprang to ______ .

a - mind
b - brains
c - sieve
d - bell
e - lane
 

18 - I need a good manager for this plant. Does anybody come immediately to ______ ?

a - brains
b - sieve
c - memory
d - blank
e - mind
 

19 - As the television camera focussed on me, my mind went a complete ______ .

a - blank
b - brains
c - memory
d - life
e - tongue
 

20 - You'd better commit my phone number to ______ in case you need to call me in an emergency.

a - memory
b - brains
c - mind
d - life
e - sieve