Fill the gaps in the following sentences by using eitherwhat or which. (Whenwhich is used it should be preceded by a comma which the student must insert for himself.)
1 He didn't believe . . . I said . . . annoyed me very much.
2 In detective stories the murderer is always caught . . . doesn't happen in real life.
3 He wasn't surprised at . . . he saw because I told him . . . to expect.
4 In hospitals they wake patients at 6 a.m. . . . is much too early.
5 There was no directory in the first telephone box . . . meant that I had to go to another
6 I did... I could . . . wasn't much.
7 The clock struck thirteen . . . made everyone laugh.
8 I am sure that . . . you say is true.
9 We travelled second class . . . is cheaper than first class but more crowded.
10 He didn't know the language . . . made it difficult for him to get a job.
11 People whose names begin with A always get taken first . . . is most unfair.
12 He played the violin all night . . . annoyed the neighbours.
13 When the mechanic opened the bonnet he saw at once . . . was wrong with the car.
14 I didn't buy anything because I didn't see . . . I wanted.
15 They sang as they marched . . . helped them to forget how tired they were.
16 I saw a coat marked down to £10... was just . . . I was prepared to pay.
17 He was very rude to the customs officer . . . of course made things worse.
18 Show me . . . you've got in your hand.
19 Tell me . . . you want me to do.
20 The frogs croaked all night . . . kept us awake.
21 All the roads were blocked by snow . . . meant that help could not reach us till
the following spring.
22 You needn't think you were unobserved! I saw . . . you did!
23 She was once bitten by a monkey . . . made her dislike monkeys for the rest of her life.
24 Some dairies have given up electric milk floats and gone back to horsedrawn vehicles . . . shows that the horse still has a place in modern transport.
25 She expects me to clean the house in half an hour . . . is impossible.
26 He poured water on the burning oil stove . . . was a crazy thing to do.
27 Would you know . . . to do if you were bitten by a snake?
28 They turned on the street lights . . - made it suddenly seem much darker than it really
29 I don't know . . . delayed the train, but it went much slower than usual . . . made me
late for my appointment.
30 He asked a question . . . I answered, and then he asked exactly the same question again
. . . showed me that he hadn't been listening.
31 The crime was not discovered till 48 hours later . . . gave the criminals plenty of time to
32 My neighbours on either side of me have painted their houses . . . of course only makes
my house look shabbier than it really is.
33 The headmaster believed that children should do . . . they liked . . . meant, of course,
that they didn't learn much.
34 I couldn't remember the number of my own car . . . made the police suspicious. 34 He said that . . . frightened him was the appalling silence of the place. 36 You will be punished for . . . you have done.
Whatever, whenever, whoever etc.
Fill each of the gaps in the following sentences with one of the following words: however, whatever, whenever, wherever, whichever, whoever.
1 . . . you do, don't mention my name. (I particularly don't want you to.)
2 He lives in Wick, . . . that is (I don't know and don't much care.)
3 Ann (looking out of the window): Bill's van – Tom: It isn't a van, it's a station wagon. Ann: Well, . . . it is, it's just been given a parking ticket!
4 You'll never escape. He'll find you, . . . you hide yourself, (no matter where)
5 . . . of you broke this window will have to pay for it.
6 . . . broke this window will have to pay for it.
7 The lift works perfectly for Tom, but . . . I use it, the doors stick. (every time)
8 I'd rather have a room of my own, . . . small, than share with someone.
9 . , . told you I'd lend you £500 was pulling your leg.
10 Shall I type it or send it like this? ~ . . . you like.
11 You're wanted on the phone! ~ I can't come now. Ask . . . it is to leave his number and I'll ring him back in half an hour.
12 . . . rich you are you can't buy happiness.
13 He's a phrenologist, . . . that is. (I don't know.)
14 We must finish tonight, . . . long it takes us. (no matter how long)
15 . . . it rains, my roof leaks.
16 Announcement: A box of dangerous drugs has been removed from the hospital dispensary. Will . . . took it please return it immediately?
17 Mothers in this district are not letting their children out alone till . . . committed these murders has been arrested.
18 He started half an hour ago and his car is faster than yours. . . . fast you drive, you won't catch him up.
19 Married man (to bachelor friend): You can do . . . you like in the evenings but I have to go home to my wife.
20 . . . my neighbour is cooking there is a smell of burning, (every time)
21 I hope that . . . left this rubbish here is going to clear it away.
22 We each draw a card and . . . of us has the lowest card does the washing up. Or . . . has the lowest card.
23 If I say, 'Heads, I win; tails, you lose,'I will win . . . happens. Or I will win . . . way the coin falls.
24 . . . used the bathroom last forgot to clean the bath.