Question 30: Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the correct answer to each of the following questions. Question 10. As the students who had taken the university entrance exam were waiting for the results_________, they seemed_________ more and more nervous.
Knowledge of gerunds and infinitives
– wait for sb/st to do st: wait for someone/something to do
– seem to do: seem to do
=> Based on the meaning, the former has a passive meaning, so it needs to be divided in the form to be + Vp2, the latter part describes the situation that students are increasingly worried while waiting for the results, so they need to divide in the form to be + V-ing.
As students taking the university entrance exam wait for the results to be announced, they seem to be becoming more and more nervous.