Mixed Verb Tense-TOEFL Level

"True Happiness."

Fill in all the gaps by using the correct form of the verbs shown in parantheses. Press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Money can (buy) happiness. People who (have) great wealth can become (accustom) to buying many things. For example, they can get (use) to (sleep) in a king-size bed, (eat) in five-star restaurants, and (take) long extended vacations in the Caribbean Islands. People can (have) a good time while (spend) money. Research also indicates that people who (spend) more money also (earn) more.

However, money (not, buy) friendship. The busier people (be), the less time they (have). A recent study (measure) three groups of people to show their level of happiness. While disadvantaged people (earn) less money, they (report) being happier. When people from larger families or those who have larger social support groups (interview), they (state) that they (feel) more (satisfy) with life in general. They (be) never lonely!