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Stress
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A. disappearance
A. argument
A. completion


A. opinion
A. penalty
A. Atmosphere
A. economic
A. commit
A. economic
A. commit
A. literature
A. produce
A. policeman
A. counterpart
A. mosquito
A. magazine
A. regardless
A. promise
A. electronic
A. substantial
A. different
A. individual
A. apply
A. kindergarten
A. corporate
A. adorable
A. company
A. university
A. environment
A. impossible
A. difficult
A. demolish
A. proficiency
A. vineyard
A. change
A. reference
A. scholarship
A. expectation
A. religious
A. decision
A. vulnerable
A. encounter
A. crossbar
A. succeed
A. studious
A. teacher
A. departure
A. satisfy
A. repetition
A. communication
A. instruction
A. accountancy
A. oblige
A. important
A. obedience
A. determine

B. Sympathetic
B. achievement
B. behaviour
B. comfortable
B. habitat
B. emission
B. considerate
B. recipe
B. considerate
B. recipe
B. concentrate
B. protect
B. candidate
B. outstanding
B. document
B. preference
B. coincide
B. tonight
B. proficiency
B. dramatic
B. tradition
B. unemployment
B. appear
B. conventional
B. different
B. ability
B. customer
B. institution
B. difficulty
B. entertainment
B. corporate
B. substantial
B. electronic
B. ignite
B. image
B. interview
B. develop
B. temperament
B. miserable
B. personal
B. conservation
B. influence
B. advance
B. anxious
B. semester
B. brochure
B. inherit
B. quality
B. television
B. international
B. possession
B. effectiveness
B. secure
B. necessary
B. embarrass
B. distinguish

C. capacity
C. Involvement
C. material
C. powerful
C. decision
C. disposal
C. territorial
C. index
C. territorial
C. index
C. comfortable
C. project
C. fantastic
C. applicant
C. literature
C. cigarette
C. specific
C. furnish
C. petroleum
C. terrorist
C. opera
C. difficult
C. visit
C. contaminate
C. engineer
C. entertainment
C. atmosphere
C. preferential
C. inhabitant
C. adorable
C. different
C. dramatic
C. petroleum
C. business
C. danger
C. government
C. equipment
C. opportunity
C. performance
C. interest
C. generation
C. agency
C. goalie
C. well-done
C. similar
C. achieve
C. elegant
C. mistake
C. residential
C. university
C. expression
C. appropriate
C. equip
C. confiding
C. apparent
C. develop

D. conversation
D. confinement
D. understand
D. accurate
D. Countryman
D. volcanic
D. continental
D. preview
D. continental
D. preview
D. rhinoceros
D. purchase
D. position
D. wilderness
D. business
D. engineer
D. inventive
D. reason
D. equivalent
D. demolish
D. capital
D. Population
D. attend
D. curriculum
D. difficult
D. impossible
D. employment
D. indicative
D. community
D. ability
D. engineer
D. terrorist
D. equivalent
D. Finland
D. oasis
D. understand
D. discourage
D. decoration
D. including
D. wonderful
D. disappearance
D. memory
D. Polo
D. reduce
D. century
D. purchase
D. authentic
D. Sequential
D. mountaineer
D. necessarily
D. property
D. satisfaction
D. vacant
D. Component
D. attitude
D. rearrange


A. enthusiast
A. deserve
A. determine
A. photographer
A. panda
A. disastrous
A. entrance
A. discovery
A. polite
A. historic
A. confinement
A. occasional
A. personality
A. discriminate
A. argument
A. librarian
A. technology
A. informality
A. experience
A. preparation
A. surplus
A. award
A. colleague
A. disappear
A. complain
A. mosquito
A. protect
A. government
A. scholarship
A. integral
A. appreciative
A. photograph
A. tonight
A. enough
A. period
A. exclude
A. industrial
A. engineering
A. curriculum
A. enough
A. period
A. exclude
A. industrial
100.A. engineering
101.A. curriculum
102.A. emergency
103.A. technology
Pronunciation
1. A. rained
2. A. leather
3. A. autumn
4. A. considered
5. A. prohibit
6. A. rational
7. A. Valentine
8. A. muddy
9. A. element
10. A. dreams
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B. enlightenment
B. bamboo
B. furniture
B. residential
B. gorilla
B. dependence
B. highland
B. category
B. scary
B. impolite
B. involvement
B. affectionate
B. referee
B. philosopher
B. reject
B. religious
B. activity
B. entertainment
B. cosmetics
B. apology
B. surface
B. control
B. neighbour
B. precision
B. gather
B. elephant
B. settle
B. understand
B. develop
B. terrific
B. archeologist
B. separate
B. control
B. aware
B. consider
B. expire
B. infallible
B. comprehension
B. grammatical
B. aware
B. consider
B. expire
B. infallible
B. comprehension
B. grammatical
B. geothermal
B. variety

C. education
C. channel
C. departure
C. community
C. parrot
C. prediction
C. confirm
C. position
C. signal
C. commercial
C. achievement
C. kindergarten
C. agriculture
C. incredible
C. attract
C. commercial
C. experience
C. situation
C. economics
C. geography
C. surgeon
C. regard
C. career
C. mechanic
C. product
C. dinosaur
C. relate
C. interview
C. equipment
C. cathedral
C. architectural
C. recommend
C. purpose
C. support
C. advocate
C. expert
C. intimacy
C. maturity
C. repetitious
C. support
C. advocate
C. expert
C. intimacy
C. maturity
C. repetitious
C. alternative
C. centenarian

D. philosopher
D. forget
D. endanger
D. considerate
D. leopard
D. compliment
D. weather
D. consider
D. system
D. regretful
D. argument
D. respectable
D. mathematics
D. vulnerable
D. install
D. Japanese
D. presentation
D. appropriate
D. fertility
D. experience
D. surprise
D. conquer
D. classmate
D. discover
D. transcript
D. buffalo
D. compose
D. reference
D. discourage
D. museum
D. cosmopolitan
D. hurricane
D. involve
D. swallow
D. cultural
D. exceed
D. intensity
D. architectural
D. historical
D. swallow
D. cultural
D. exceed
D. intensity
D. architectural
D. historical
D. expensively
D. compulsory

B. followed
B. tea
B. summer
B. stayed
B. co-exist
B. devastate
B. determine
B. punctual
B. election
B. thinks

C. arrived
C. lead
C. sunny
C. picked
C. frozen
C. parade
C. examine
C. studious
C. event
C. hours

D. jumped
D. leave
D. much
D. received
D. notify
D. danger
D. heroine
D. culture
D. eliminate
D. gardens


11. A. contributed
12. A. approached
13. A. brush
14. A. breathe
15. A. said
16. A. bother
17. A. leaves
18. A. dough
19. A. fracture
20. A. pride
21. A. imagine
22. A. purses
23. A. lie
24. A. finished
25. A. accurate
26. A. situations
27. A. chasm
28. A. vineyard
29. A. touched
30. A. dedicate
31. A. impaired
32. A. healthy
33. A. amuses
34. A. stomach
35. A. relax
36. A. worthy
37. A. throw
38. A. pizza
39. A. comb
40. A. washed
41. A. appropriate
42. A. dykes
43. A. cooked
44. A. application
45. A. managed
46. A. style
47. A. mature
48. A. lie
49. A. mastery
50. A. organization
51. A. that
52. A. physics
53. A. finished
54. A. tough
55. A. exhibition
56. A. laughed
57. A. Christmas
58. A. honest
59. A. handcraft
60. A. called
61. A. exchange
62. A. finished
63. A. accept
64. A. compulsory
65. A. committed
66. A. much
67. A. dedicated
68. A. spectrum

B. eradicated
B. unwrapped
B. crush
B. threaten
B. play
B. breakthrough
B. practices
B. doubt
B. signature
B. life
B. discipline
B. blouses
B. goalie
B. jagged
B. tale
B. obstacles
B. phrase
B. Finland
B. crooked
B. private
B. performed
B. whom
B. repeats
B. change
B. campus
B. together
B. brow
B. paparazzi
B. come
B. called
B. opposite
B. mins
B. practised
B. identify
B. played
B. typical
B. century
B. pie
B. baggy
B. capital
B. mother
B. hesitate
B. developed
B. rough
B. holiday
B. watched
B. switch
B. exhaust
B. handkerchief
B. prepared
B. technology
B. declared
B. succeed
B. curriculum
B. daunted
B. autumn
B. hatched
B. special

C. developed
C. obliged
C. rush
C. healthy
C. lemonade
C. thoughtful
C. wishes
C. county
C. culture
C. combine
C. determine
C. amuses
C. society
C. packed
C. shape
C. secrets
C. suitcase
C. business
C. missed
C. eliminate
C. produced
C. honest
C. attacks
C. watch
C. fashion
C. ethnic
C. slow
C. seizure
C. something
C. talked
C. economic
C. pesticides
C. laughed
C. chemistry
C. penalized
C. pretty
C. future
C. tie
C. deny
C. dictation
C. this
C. basic
C. defeated
C. through
C. childhood
C. lived
C. character
C. heir
C. handbag
C. expressed
C. mischievious
C. linked
C. account
C. substantial
C. confided
C. sunny
C. stopped
C. species

D. needed
D. sacrificed
D. push
D. earth
D. plate
D. geothermal
D. introduces
D. blouse
D. mature
D. machine
D. Valentine
D. Pleases
D. pie
D. punched
D. date
D. Sounds
D. chase
D. ignite
D. watched
D. educate
D. designed
D. heal
D. coughs
D. Church
D. locate
D. though
D. crow
D. blitz
D. done
D. passed
D. technology
D. nowadays
D. decided
D. indicate
D. marked
D. penalty
D. puncture
D. believe
D. symbol
D. co-operation
D. think
D. reserve
D. looked
D. enough
D. hilarious
D. cooked
D. chemical
D. height
D. handbook
D. raised
D. challenge
D. developed
D. accident
D. supportive
D. installed
D. summer
D. influenced
D. specify


69. A. wrong
B. two
C. windy
D. wrist
70. A. picked
B. naked
C. booked
D. worked
71. A. plays
B. works
C. lives
D. buys
72. A. frogs
B. villagers
C. fields
D. insects
73. A. page
B. village
C. damage
D. luggage
74. A. safety
B. ready
C. entry
D. occupy
75. A. league
B. equal
C. creature
D. menace
76. A. food
B. school
C. root
D. wood
77. A. facility
B. society
C. necessity
D. economy
78. A. stamped
B. indulged
C. accomplished
D. practised
79. A. friends
B. clubs
C. tunes
D. stamps
80. A. nowadays
B. ruins
C. pesticides
D. dykes
81. A. technology
B. opposite
C. economic
D. appropriate
82. A. helped
B. crooked
C. sacred
D. wicked
83. A. whistle
B. battle
C. gentle
D. little
84. A. intend
B. compete
C. defend
D. medal
85. A. question
B. potential
C. social
D. sure
86. A. seat
B. beat
C. thread
D. mean
87. A. explored
B. stretched
C. entered
D. remained
88. A. proposal
B. dissolve
C. preserve
D. resident
89. A. coughed
B. laughed
C. wretched
D. toughed
90. A. delete
B. demonstrate
C. degrade
D. devalue
91. A. account
B. tough
C. outdated
D. count
92. A. seat
B. beat
C. thread
D. mean
93. A. explored
B. stretched
C. entered
D. remained
94. A. proposal
B. dissolve
C. preserve
D. resident
95. A. coughed
B. laughed
C. wretched
D. toughed
96. A. delete
B. demonstrate
C. degrade
D. devalue
97. A. account
B. tough
C. outdated
D. count
98. A. windsurfing
B. philosopher
C. rhinoceros
D. wilderness
99. A. enlightened
B. increased
C. discouraged
D. supervised
Antonym
1. Affluent families find it easier to support their children financially.
A. Well-off
B. Impoverished
C. Wealthy
D. Privileged
2. After five days on trial, the court found him innocent of crime and he was released.
A. benevolent
B. naive
C. innovative
D. guilty
3. Perhaps more than anything else, it was onerous taxes that led to 'the Peasants' Revolt in England in
1381.
A. heavy
B. burdensome
C. easy
D. light
4. After Senator Smith announced that he planned to run for president, the telephone at campaign
headquarters rang continuously.
A. incisively
B. constantly
C. inceasingly
D. endlessly
5. Whatever the activity level, all types of hobbies can require high levels of expertise.
A. incompetence
B. expertness
C. skillfulness
D. incapable
6. I find it hard to work at home because there are too many distractions.
A. carelessness
B. attentions
C. unconcern
D. unawareness
7. Population growth rates vary among regions and even among countries within the same region.
A. fluctuate
B. stay unchanged
C. remain unstable
D. restrain
8. He was so insubordinate that he lost his job within a week.
A. understanding
B. fresh
C. disobedient
D. obedient
9. If there were less cars on the roads, there would be fewer accidents.
A. were
B. fewer
C. less
D. on
10. Students suppose to read all the questions carefully and find out the answers to them.
A. them
B. questions carefully
C. suppose
D. to read
11. When teenagers finish school, they have several choices: going to college, getting a job or the army.
A. When
B. going to college
C. getting a job
D. the army
12. Love is supposed to follow marriage, not precede it.
A. take out
B. find out
C. happen
D. come after


13. Their classmates are writing letters of acceptance.
A. agreement
B. refusal
C. admission
D. confirmation
14. During the five-decade history the Asian Games have been advancing in all aspects.
A. holding at
B. holding back
C. holding by
D. holding to
15. We offer a speedy and secure service of transferring money in less than 24 hours.
A. slow
B. open
C. uninterested
D. unsure
16. The earth is being threatened and the future looks bad.
A. done
B. varied
C. defended
D. made
17. Thousands of people are going starving because of the flood.
A. poor
B. rich
C. full
D. hungry
18. Following long negotiations the US President visited the country to resume diplomatic relations.
A. break
B. promote
C. maintain
D. restore
19. Although Valentine's Day has become a global industry with more than 80 million roses sold
worldwide, the origins of the day are unclear and hidden in the mists of time.
A. a long time ago and unforgettable
B. still a mystery to everybody
C. traced back to the ancient people
D. new enough for anyone to confirm
20. Ignoring the danger to himself, Freddie dived into the river to save the puppy.
A. Watching
B. Overlooking
C. Neglecting
D. Noticing
21. Your experience with oil well fires will be invaluable to the company in cased of trouble.
A. worthless
B. priceless
C. precious
D. valuable
22. It’s incomprehensible to a non-addict that an illicit drug can control the life of a young abuser.
A. readable
B. imperative
C. understandable
D. favorable
23. An employer must be very careful in dealing with subordinates and documenting their files in order
to avoid complaints.
A. co-ordinators
B. outside help
C. employees
D. bosses
24. How on earth could they do away with a lovely old building like that and put a car park there
instead?
A. decrease
B. eliminate
C. squander
D. keep
25. "I made a mess of the exam. But I think I should pass, as I only need 50%......"
A. to make a big mistake
B. to do at one’s best
C. to loose confidence
D. to change your plan
26. Most universities have trained counselors who can reassure and console students who have academic
or personal problems.
A. discourage
B. sympathize
C. satisfy
D. please
27. Their classmates are writing letters of acceptance.
A. refusal
B. confirmation
C. agreement
D. admission
28. For most male spiders, courtship is a perilous procedure, for they may be eaten by females.
A. dangerous
B. peculiar
C. safe
D. complicated
29. Names of people in the book were changed to preserve anonymity.
A. reveal
B. presume
C. conserve
D. cover
30. The prevailing attitude among experts is that the economy will continue to fluctuate between periods
of growth and periods of decline.
A. vary
B. oscillate
C. remain unstable
D. stay unchanged
31. She was unhappy that she lost contact with a lot of her old friends when she went abroad tostudy.
A. put in charge of
B. made room for
C. lost control of
D. got in touch with
32. She was brought up in a well-off family. She can't understand the problems we are facing.
A. wealthy
B. poor
C. kind
D. broke
33. Nowadays, many students who graduated from universities are still out of work.
A. jobless
B. employed
C. unemployed
D. unoccupied
34. Doctors of medicine are among the most wealthy members of American society.
A. affluent
B. adjacent
C. acrid
D. poor
35. During the five-decade history the Asian Games have been advancing in all aspects.
A. holding back
B. holding by
C. holding at
D. holding to
36. The distinction between schooling and education implied by this remark is important.
A. obscure
B. explicit
C. implicit
D. odd
37. The general progress of science and technology and their application to endogenous socio-economic
development lie at the heart of many of the problems confronting mankind today, and that the
solutions to these problems.


A. are things which exist temporarily
B. are things whose role is the most fundamental
C. are things that are always in need of blood
D. are things which are the most dispensable
38. The consequences of the typhoon were disastrous due to the lack of pre-cautionary measures.
A. severe
B. damaging
C. beneficial
D. physical
39. The City Of Hue is very famous for its Royal Tombs.
A. infamous
B. popular
C. little-known
D.
notorious
40. She denied having stolen the money.
A. advised
B. admired
C. admitted
D. avoided
41. Vietnam's admission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) has promoted its trade relations with
other countries.
A. balanced
B. boosted
C. restricted
D. expanded
42. When floodwaters recede, affected areas are often blanketed in silt and mud. The water and
landscape can be contaminated with hazardous materials, such as sharp debris, pesticides, fuel and
untreated sewage.
A. to provide someone with a protective layer
B. to cover completely with thick layer of
something
C. to expose to the open air comfortably
D. to dig out something hidden for long
43. When you change a sound file to an MP3, the file is compressed.
A. transformed
B. made smaller
C. precise
D. made bigger
44. She just collects the stamps from discarded envelopes that her relatives and friends give her.
A. thrown away
B. disposed
C. kept
D. discharged
45. Not only my study but my hobbies also really keep me occupied every time.
A. worried
B. relaxing
C. busy
D. free
46. But what most prevents women from reaching the boardroom, say bosses and headhunters, is lack of
hands-on experience of a firm's core business.
A. untested
B. insignificant
C. unavailable
D. impractical
47. Nowadays, it was rather easy to buy a modern TV, and it does pack a punch to bring to life some
really awesome visuals.
A. have little effect on something
B. make bad things happen
C. prevent something from coming into use
D. produce the results that aren't intended
48. About 95 percent of all animals are invertebrates which can live anywhere, but most, like the
starfish and crabs, live in the ocean.
A. with ribs
B. without back bones
C. with back bones
D. without ribs
49. The earth is being threatened and the future looks bad.
A. varied
B. defended
C. done
D. made
50. Henry has found a temporary job in a factory.
A. genuine
B. permanent
C. eternal
D. satisfactory
51. Mr. Smith’s new neighbours appear to be very friendly.
A. futile
B. inapplicable
C. hostile
D. amicable
52. Basically, everything is the same; however, there may be some minor changes to the schedule.
A. small
B. gradual
C. sudden
D. big
53. Sorry, I can’t come to your party. I am snowed under with work at the moment.
A. free from
B. busy with
C. interested in
D. relaxed about
54. Because she usually behaves in a very weird way, people think that she’s rather strange.
A. conventional
B. average
C. standard
D. usual
55. I’m really feeling under the weather today, I have a terrible cold
A. well
B. ailing
C. indisposed
D. diseased
56. "That is a well-behaved boy whose behaviour has nothing to complain about."
A. behaving cleverly B. behaving improperly
C. behaving nice
D. good behaviour
57. I'm sorry I can't come out this weekend - I'm up to my ears in work.
A. very scared
B. very bored
C. very idle
D. very busy
58. Vietnam’s admission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) has promoted its trade relations with
other countries.
A. expanded
B. restricted
C. balanced
D. boosted
59. The consequences of the typhoon were disastrous due to the lack of precautionary measures.
A. severe
B. beneficial
C. damaging
D. physical
60. If you are at a loose end this weekend, I will show you round the city.


A. confident
B. reluctant
C. busy
D. free
61. My cousin tends to look on the bright side in any circumstance.
A. be smart
B. be pessimistic
C. be optimistic
D. be confident
62. My parents always disapprove of my smoking. They said it was bad for my health.
A. objected to
B. supported
C. denied
D. refused
63. Drinking water must be purified so that it doesn't harm our health.
A. contaminated
B. tested
C. filtered
D. impure
64. When being interviewed, you should concentrate on what the interviewer is saying or asking you.
A. be related to
B. be interested in
C. express interest to
D. pay no attention
to
65. What about this restaurant? It’s very popular.
A. crowded
B. infamous
C. dirty
D. unpopular
66. Brad made a cursory effort to finish his homework. This was unlike him; usually he worked hard to
finish before dinner.
A. brief
B. hard
C. sincere
D. rapid
67. After the heavy rains, the stream became murky; in fact, the water was so cloudy you couldn't see
the bottom.
A. dirty
B. cloudy
C. clear
D. bottomless
68. Her father likes the cabbage rare.
A. scarce
B. over-boiled
C. precious
D. scare
69. My cousin tends to look on the bright side in any circumstance.
A. be optimistic
B. be pessimistic
C. be confident
D. be smart
70. After her husband's tragic accident, she took up his position at the university.
A. comic
B. boring
C. mysterious
D. incredible
71. A trial must be fair and impartial.
A. unprejudiced
B. hostile
C. apprehensive
D. biased
72. Our traditions are very ancient and our people are very proud of them.
A. modern
B. real
C. old
D. young
73. The milk is delivered at 6 a.m., so we always have fresh milk for breakfast.
A. sour
B. new
C. dirty
D. old
74. There has been a significant shortage of new homes in the region.
A. poverty
B. lack
C. fall
D. abundance
75. The town is built on a scented lake.
A. delicious
B. ugly
C. sweet
D. odourous
76. She rarely smiles because she’s shy about exposing her crooked teeth.
A. pulling
B. brushing
C. showing
D. hiding
77. If he gets to university, his parents will be walking on air.
A. promising
B. upset
C. disgusted
D. hopeful
78. The International Organizations are going to be in a temporary way in the country.
A. permanent
B. complicated
C. guest
D. soak
79. I clearly remember talking to him in a chance meeting last summer.
A. unplanned
B. odd
C. deliberate
D. intention
80. An employer must be very careful in dealing with subordinates and documenting their files in order
to avoid complaints.
A. bosses
B. coordinators
C. employees
D. outside help
81. It’s incomprehensible to a non-addict that an illicit drug can control the life of a young abuser.
A. readable
B. favourable
C. imperative
D. understandable
82. One of the reasons why families break up is that parents are always critical of each other.
A. tired
B. unaware
C. supportive
D. intolerant
83. I clearly remember talking to him in a chance meeting last summer.
A. unplanned
B. deliberate
C. unintentional
D. accidental
84. My first impression of her was her impassive face.
A. respectful
B. emotional
C. solid
D. fractious
85. We left New York when I was six, so my recollections of it are rather faint.
A. clear
B. explicable
C. unintelligible
D. ambiguous
86. Aileen doesn't like conventional dressing. She prefers something modern and shocking.
A. traditional
B. old
C. social
D. contemporary


87. The Red Cross is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to reducing the sufferings of
wounded soldiers, civilians and prisoners of war.
A. worry and sadness B. pain and sorrow
C. happiness
D. loss
88. I've worked with her for donkey’s years, and I still don't know how to use the photocopier.
A. from time to time B. for good and all
C. for a short time
D. from the
beginning
89. My wife will never admit that she's wrong, even when she knows she is. She's so pig-headed.
A. obstinate
B. obedient
C. stubborn
D. careful
90. Designers could move away firom conservative styles and promote the swimsuits that revealed a
body’s physical attributes.
A. disrupted
B. hid
C. distorted
D. blocked
91. It is quite incredible that he is unaware of such basic facts.
A. imaginable
B. unbelievable
C. difficult
D. disappointed
92. Aileen doesn't like conventional dressing. She prefers something modern and shocking.
A. traditional
B. old
C. social
D. contemporary
93. The Red Cross is an international humanitarian agency dedicated to reducing the sufferings of
wounded soldiers, civilians and prisoners of war.
A. worry and sadness B. pain and sorrow
C. happiness
D. loss
94. I've worked with her for donkey’s years, and I still don't know how to use the photocopier.
A. from time to time B. for good and all
C. for a short time
D. from the
beginning
95. My wife will never admit that she's wrong, even when she knows she is. She's so pig-headed.
A. obstinate
B. obedient
C. stubborn
D. careful
96. Designers could move away firom conservative styles and promote the swimsuits that revealed a
body’s physical attributes.
A. disrupted
B. hid
C. distorted
D. blocked
97. It is quite incredible that he is unaware of such basic facts.
A. imaginable
B. unbelievable
C. difficult
D. disappointed
98. A thrifty buyer chases fruits and vegetables in season.
A. economical
B. professional
C. careful
D. extravagant
99. It is generally believed that almost all young birds are very vulnerable to predators.
A. unbeatable
B. helpless
C. dominant
D. sensitive
Mistake identification
1. When precipitation occurs, some of it evaporates, some runs off the surface it strikes, and some
sinking into the ground.
A. some
B. the
C. When
D. sinking
2. A warning printed on a makeshift lifebuoy says: "This is not a life-saving device. Children should be
accompany by their parents."
A. life-saving
B. accompany
C. Children
D. parents
3. Globally and internationally, the 1990's stood out as the warmest decade in the history of weather
records.
A. out
B.Globally and internationallyC. warmest
D. weather records
4. Preceding by four nice children, the bride and the groom entered the wedding hall.
A. Preceding
B. entered
C. children
D. the
5. Not until I got on the taxi to the airport I realized that I had left my passport at home.
A. I realized
B. got on
C. that I had left
D. at home
6. Dams are used to control flooding, provide water for irrigation and generating electricity for the
surrounding area.
A. surrounding area
B. irrigation
C. to control flooding
D. generating
7. All the witnesses said that John was blaming for the accident.
A. was blaming
B. All the
C. that D. for
8. The woman of whom the red car is parked in front of the bank is a famous pop star.
A. of whom the
B. front of
C. is parked
D. a famous pop star
9. My father used to giving me some good advice whenever I had a problem.
A. a problem
B. Whenever
C. giving
D. some good
10. John’s wisdom teeth were troubling him, so he went to a dental surgeon to see about having them
pull.
A. to see
B. About
C. them pull
D. were troubling


11. Average world temperatures have risen on half a degree Celsius since the mid-nineteenth century.
A. world temperatures B. Since
C. a degree
D. on
12. The early periods of aviation in the United States was marked by exhibition flights made by
individual fliers or by teams of performers at county fairs.
A. individual fliers
B. exhibition flights
C. teams of performers D. periods of aviation
13. Humans have done great advances in technology at the expense of the environment.
A. humans
B. Advances
C. have done
D. at the expense
14. For the first time in the history of the country, the person who recommended by the president to
replace a retired justice on the Supreme Court is a woman.
A. a retired justice
B. to replace
C. is
D.who
recommended
15. It is interested to compare the early stylized art forms of ancient civilizations with the modern
abstract forms of art.
A. ancient
B. interested
C. with
D. early stylized
16. There was a gradual raise in the number of literate males and females in the Lowlands.
A. was
B. the number of
C. in the Lowlands
D. raise
17. Migrant workers live in substandard unsanitary, and dilapidated housing and often are lacking
medical care.
A. substandard unsanitaryB. Migrant workers
C. Live
D. are lacking
18. Vietnam exports a lot of rice is grown mainly in the south of the country.
A. the country
B. exports
C. in the south
D. is grown
19. To attract someone's attention we can use either verbal and non-verbal forms of communication.
A. communication
B. To attract
C. and non-verbal
D. we can use
20. Hardly he had entered the office when he realized that he had forgotten his wallet.
A. had forgotten
B. the office
C. Hardly he had
D. that
21. The General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) is the name of a set of English
qualifications, generally taking by secondary school students at the age of 15-16 in England.
A. taking
B. the name
C. a set of
D. at the age
22. I like the fresh air and green trees of the village which I spent my vacation last year.
A. which
B. the fresh air
C. my vacation
D. green trees
23. I told him I’d prefer to walk, but he insisted to give me a lift.
A. to walk
B. prefer
C. a lift
D. to give
24. Hardly had he entered the room than all the lights went out.
A. lights
B. than
C. had he entered
D. went out
25. She was anxious about the interview because she failed three interviews before.
A. because
B. before
C. failed
D. about
26. Not only the athlete but also his wife are going to the party tonight.
A. are
B. but
C. Not only
D. athlete
27. Someone who use a personal computer to perform only such tasks as word processing and sending email need not buy the most advanced model available on the market.
A. need not
B. who use
C. on
D. such tasks as
28. This table belongs to the sitting room.
A. in
B. for
C. with
D. to
29. Engineering is a profession who puts scientific knowledge to practical use.
A. to
B. scientific
C. Engineering
D. who
30. She intended to quit her job to stay at home and look into her sickmother.
A. to quit
B. at
C. to
D. into
31. Building thousands of years ago, the ancient palace is popular with modern tourists.
A. popular with
B. the ancient
C. ago
D. Building
32. From the driver’s point of view, the new speed limits enacted by the state were more stricter than the
old laws.
A. speed limits
B. From
C. more
D. than the old laws
33. The bridge-building project had problems with funding right from the work begins.
A. with
B. begins
C. had problems
D. bridge-building
34. Could you mind telling me the way to the nearest restaurant?
A. Could
B. nearest
C. telling me
D. to
35. They asked me what did happen last night, but I was unable to tell them.


A. but
B. asked
C. to tell
D. what did happen
36. Not until she left I knew that she had been very important for me.
A. Not until
B. for
C. I knew
D. she left
37. The meeting was so long that many people left before it had ended.
A. many
B. left
C. long
D. had ended
38. Rainforests are being cut and burning at such a speed that they will disappear from the earth in the
near future.
A. from
B. burning
C. are being cut
D. such a speed
39. Adult education programs must be designed so the diverse needs of the participants in mind.
A. must be
B. so
C. in mind
D. needs
40. Once you realize that there are ways to move on from awkward situations with grace and confidence,
you'll be on your way embrace social interactions instead of dreading them.
A. are
B. grace
C. Once
D. embrace
41. Americans have began leaning towards the idea that marriage is more of an option,rather than a
milestone on the path to adulthood.
A. on the path
B. have began
C. is
D. towards
42. Our brains are incredibly agile machines, and it's hard to think of anything they do more efficient
than recognize faces.
A. anything
B. efficient
C. are
D. recognize
43. Water pollution makes streams, lakes, and coastal water unpleasant to look at, to smell, and to swim
in, as well as preventing us from drinking it without filtration.
A. it
B. coastal water
C. unpleasant
D. preventing
44. Once you realize that there are ways to move on from awkward situations with grace and confidence,
you'll be on your way embrace social interactions instead of dreading them.
A. are
B. grace
C. Once
D. embrace
45. Americans have began leaning towards the idea that marriage is more of an option,rather than a
milestone on the path to adulthood.
A. on the path
B. have began
C. is
D. towards
46. Our brains are incredibly agile machines, and it's hard to think of anything they do more efficient
than recognize faces.
A. anything
B. efficient
C. are
D. recognize
47. He comes from a remote and mountainous area locating in the south.
A. comes from
B. remote and mountainous C. locating
D. the south
48. The more cigarettes he smokes, the worst his health will be.
A. The more
B. will be
C. smokes
D. the worst
49. There were so much books in the library that I didn't know which one to choose.
A. that
B. There were
C. much
D. to choose
50. Manufacturers may use food additives for preserving, to colour, or to flavour, or to fortify foods.
A. fortify foods
B. to flavour
C. many use
D. for preserving
51. Computer science which is considered by some scientists to have a much closer relationship with
mathematics than many scientific disciplines.
A. some scientists
B. which is considered
C. much closer
D. than many
52. If one type of manufacturing expands, it is like that another type will shrink considerably.
A. considerably
B. like
C. expands
D. another
53. The Pullman strike of 1894 occurred took place during the era of rapid industrialization.
A. occurred took
B. era of rapid C. industrialization
D. place during
54. Water pollution makes streams, lakes, and coastal water unpleasant to look at, to smell, and to swim
in, as well as preventing us from drinking it without filtration.
A. unpleasant
B. coastal water
C. preventing
D. it
55. Adult education programs must be designed so the diverse needs of the participants in mind.
A. must be
B. needs
C. so
D. in mind
56. Rainforests are being cut and burning at such a speed that they will disappear from the earth in the
near future.
A. burning
B. are being cut
C. from
D. such a speed
57. A lot of people stop smoking because they are afraid their heath will be affected and early death.
A. A lot of
B. early death
C. smoking
D. are
58. A novel is a story long enough to fill a complete book, in that the characters and events are usually
imaginary.


A. are usually
B. long enough
C. complete
D. that
59. The student must have her assessment form fill in by the examiner during the oral exam.
A. must have
B. during
C. fill in
D. oral exam
60. Not until he got home he realized he had forgotten to give her the present.
A. got
B. her
C. he realized
D. the present
61. When you are writing or speaking English it is important to use language that includes both men and
women equally the same.
A. it is
B. or speaking
C. equally the same
D. that
62. You shouldn’t criticize him in front of his friends. It was insensitive of you.
A. shouldn’t criticize B. insensitive
C. in front of
D. It
63. Although no H7N9 avian flu infections have reported in poultry or humans yet, the likelihood of
outbreaks in Vietnam is high.
A. Although
B. is high
C. flu infections
D. have reported
64. It is the recommendation of many psychologists that a learner ought to use mental images to
associate words and remember them.
A. ought to use
B. the recommendation
C. remember them D. associate words
65. Besides rainfall in the desert is low, it is one of the most important climatic factors in the formation
of desert erosion features.
A. desert erosion
B. is low
C. Besides
D. it is
66. We have to become more aware of animal populations when consider building and expansion
projects.
A. have to
B. projects
C. consider
D. more
67. Ecotourism typically involves travel to destinations which flora, fauna, and cultural heritage are the
primary attractions.
A. cultural
B. attractions
C. which
D. travel
68. The vast majority of people in the bottom half of the world's population was facing a daily struggle
to survive, with 70% of them living in low-income countries.
A. to survive
B. was
C. majority
D. living
69. Regardless of the homes from which students come, every one of whom usually has at least one
person who cares.
A. whom
B. from which
C. cares
D. the homes
70. Of all seashore plants, seaweeds are best able to tolerate long periods out of water, followed by long
periods covering by water.
A. covering
B. best
C. by
D. Of
71. Is he aware of how long we are waiting for the tour to start?
A. to start
B. for
C. aware of
D. are
72. Last year my little brother got lost when we had gone shopping.
A. had gone
B. lost
C. when
D. Last year
73. The students who they cheated in the examination had to leave the room.
A. the room
B. in the
C. who they
D. to leave
74. Although his bad cough, he kept on smoking.
A. smoking
B. on
C. he
D. Although
75. If we didn't run out of money, we wouldn't have come home from our holiday early.
A. from
B. didn't
C. out of
D. come home
76. Among the world’s 44 richest countries, there has been not war since 1945.
A. been not
B. there
C. world’s
D. richest
77. If either of you take a vacation now, we won’t be able to finish this work.
A. take
B. won’t be able
C. to finish
D. either
78. What we know about certain diseases are still not sufficient to prevent them from spreading easily
among the population.
A. from spreading
B. among
C. What we know about
D. are
79. There are many different ways of comparing the culture of one nation with those of another.
A. another
B. There are
C. of comparing
D. those
80. She only had a twenty-dollars bill with her when she landed at Healthrow airport.
A. when
B. had
C. twenty-dollars bill
D. at
81. I was very busy lately since the project of designing the new collection started.
A. the new collection B. was
C. since
D. the project
82. The number of students attending English courses at our university are increasing.


A. at
B. students
C. are
D. attending
83. To be successful in an interview, you should control the feeling of pressure and making a good
impression on the interviewer.
A. successful
B. making
C. on
D. control
84. Scuba diving is usually carried out in the ocean in that people can explore the underwater word.
A. out
B. is
C. that
D. explore
85. Professor Jones said that a good way to improve your language are learning to practise it.
A. to practise
B. to improve
C. are
D. said
86. Have a headache, an upset stomach, and a bad case of sunburn did not put me in a good mood for the
evening.
A. a good mood
B. put me
C. a bad case of
D. Have a headache
87. Tom likes to gossip about other people, so he doesn't like them to gossip about him.
A. other people
B. so
C. them
D. about
88. A lot of people stop smoking because they are afraid their heath will be affected and early die.
A. smoking
B. early die
C. A lot of
D. are
89. Not until he got home he realized he had forgotten to give her the present.
A. the present
B. her
C. got
D. he realized
90. It was a six-hours journey; we were completely exhausted when we arrived.
A. six-hours
B. we arrived
C. exhausted
D. completely
91. Neither Jill nor her parents has seen the film before.
A. nor
B. has
C. Neither
D. before
92. Mary found it hard to concentrate on her work because the noise.
A. work
B. it hard
C. because the noise
D. to concentrate
93. It is vitally important that she takes this medication night and morning.
A. vitally
B. takes
C. that
D. medication
94. Men and women in the Peace Corps works with people in the developing countries to help them
improving their living conditions.
A. improving
B. living
C. developing
D. works
95. It is interested to compare the early styled art forms of ancient civilizations with the modern abstract
forms of art.
A. intersted
B. with
C. early styled
D. ancient
96. If one has a special medical condition such as diabetes, epilepsy, or allergy, it is advisable that they
carry some kind of identification in order to avoid being given improper medication in an emergency.
A. being
B. carry
C. they
D. has
97. To remove strains from permanent press clothing, carefully soaking in cold water before washing
with a regular detergent.
A. a
B. before washing
C. carefully soaking
D. from
98. By studying the fossils of pollen, which extremely resistant to decay, researchers can gain useful,
information about the vegetation of the past.
A. gain
B. By studying
C. which
D. can
99. As a child grows on, its physical health is affected by many elements in the air, water and food.
A. many elements
B. water
C. on
D. is affected
100.
A smile can be observed, described, and reliably identify: it can also be elicited
and manipulated under experimental conditions.
A. smile
B. identify
C. also
D.
experimental
conditions
101.
The Federal Trade Commission, establishing in 1914, steadily increased the
extent and nature of its regulation of the advertising industry.
A. steadily increased B. advertising
C. nature
D. establishing
102.
It would be much better if everyone were charge for the amount of rubbish one
produced.
A. were
B. much better
C. amount
D. one
103. Not long after Galileo’s time, Sir Isaac Newton invented another kind of telescope which he used
mirrors instead of lenses.
A. Not long
B. which he used
C. instead of
D. another kind
104. Finished her household chores, Mary decided to do some shopping.
A. Finished
B. household chores
C. shopping
D. to do
105. Quinine, cinnnamon, and other useful substances are all derived of the bark of trees.


A. derived of
B. bark of trees
C. are
D. other useful
substances
106. The wooden fence surrounded the factory is beginning to fall down because of the rain.
A. because of
B. wooden
C. is begining
D. surrounded
107. The amounts of oxygen and nitrogen in the air almost always remain stable, but the amount of water
vapour vary considerably.
A. vary
B. almost always
C. stable
D. The amount of
108. Because the student spent too many time surfing the nternet, he didn't study well.
A. Because
B. well
C. too many
D. surfing
109. The change from day to night results in the rotation of the Earth.
A. to night
B. results in
C. the Earth
D. change
110. Jack works as a lawyer and he earns twice as much than his brother.
A. earns
B. as much than
C. twice
D. as a lawyer
111. By measuring the colour of a star, astronomers can tell how hot is it.
A. how
B. is it
C. can tell
D. By measuring the
112. I get quite depressed when I think about the damage we are making to the environment.
A. depressed
B. damage
C. making to
D. about
113. Aloha is a Hawaiian word meaning "love”, that can be used to say hello or goodbye.
A. that
B. is a
C. meaning
D. to say
114. The bones of the elderly are more prone to fractures than of young people.
A. elderly
B. more
C. to
D. of
115. The advertising campaign will be based on the recent completed study.
A. study
B. advertising
C. will be
D. recent
116. Folklore consists of the beliefs, customs, traditions, and telling stories that people pass from
generation to generation.
A. Folklore
B. of the
C. telling stories
D. generation
117. Even though the extremely bad weather in the mountains, the climbers decided not to cancel their
climb.
A. not to cancel
B. extremely
C. Even though
D. climb
118. Bill was about average in performance in comparison with other students in his class.
A. his
B. about average
C. in
D.
with
other
students
119. Although smokers are aware that smoking is harmful to their health, they can’t get rid it.
A. get rid it
B. Although
C. to
D. are aware
120. A number of the American Indian languages spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New
World in the late fifteen century have become extinct.
A. at the time
B. fifteen
C. spoken
D. A number of
121. A food additive is any chemical that food manufacturers intentional add to then products.
A. additive
B. products
C. any chemical
D. intentional
122. A smile can be observed, described, and reliably identify; it can also be elicited and manipulated
under experimental conditions.
A. identify
B. experimental
C. can also
D. A smile
123. It is important that cancer is diagnosed and treated as early as possible in order to assure a
successful cure.
A. to assure
B. as early as possible
C. treated
D. diagnosed
124. Most bothersome flies belong to the family Sarcophagidae and are popular known as flesh flies
because the larvae feed on flesh.
A. belong to
B. feed on
C. because
D. popular known
125. Rarely the Park Service allows dogs to visit the national parks except those kept on a leash at all
times.
A. to visit
B. except those
C. the Park Service allows D. all times
126. Digital clocks, however precise, they cannot be perfectly accurate because the earth’s rotation
changes slightly over years.
A. they
B. slightly
C. the
D. perfectly
127. My sister told me that she had met my teacher at the supermarket yesterday.
A. she had met
B. at the supermarket
C. yesterday
D. My sister told
128. On the floor of the Pacific Ocean is hundreds of flat-topped mountains more than a mile beneath sea
level.


A. On
B. hundreds of
C. more than
D. is
129. One-cent coins issued in the United States since 1982 is 96 percent zinc.
A. since 1982
B. is
C. issued
D. One-cent
130. To control quality and making decisions about production are among the many responsibilities of an
industrial engineer.
A. are
B. making
C. about
D. among
131. Bill seems unhappy in his job because he doesn't get on well to his boss.
A. on well to
B. doesn't get
C. seems
D. in
132. Despite much research, there are still certain elements in the life cycle of the insect that is not fully
understood.
A. Despite
B. is
C. in
D. understood
133. In 1921 Einstein won the Nobel Prize, and was honoured in Germany until the rise of Nazism, then
he was driven from Germany because he was a Jew.
A. then
B. the rise
C. was honoured
D. from
134. It is estimated that at least a million meteors have hit the Earth's surface, which is only 25
percentage of the planet.
A. is estimated
B. million
C. percentage
D. have hit
135. With the development of information technology, we can now hold long-distance meetings which
the participants can see each other on a screen.
A. which
B. information technology C. long-distance
D. can see
136. Why are you standing in the doors? Come in and make oneself at home.
A. oneself
B. in
C. are you standing
D. make
137. The first special park creating was at Ranthambhore where the government had to move nearly 1000
people so the land could be handed back to the nature.
A. handed
B. creating
C. where
D. at
138. One-cent coins issued in the United States since 1982 is 96 percent zinc.
A. since 1982
B. is
C. issued
D. One-cent
139. To control quality and making decisions about production are among the many responsibilities of an
industrial engineer.
A. are
B. making
C. about
D. among
140. Bill seems unhappy in his job because he doesn't get on well to his boss.
A. on well to
B. doesn't get
C. seems
D. in
141. Despite much research, there are still certain elements in the life cycle of the insect that is not fully
understood.
A. Despite
B. is
C. in
D. understood
142. In 1921 Einstein won the Nobel Prize, and was honoured in Germany until the rise of Nazism, then
he was driven from Germany because he was a Jew.
A. then
B. the rise
C. was honoured
D. from
143. It is estimated that at least a million meteors have hit the Earth's surface, which is only 25
percentage of the planet.
A. is estimated
B. million
C. percentage
D. have hit
144. After spending two days arguing about where to go for their holidays, is was decided that they
shouldn’t go anywhere.
A. arguing
B. shouldn’t go
C. for
D. is was decided
145. There is the very real possibility that these animals could panic, frighten and would break away,
should there be a sudden loud noise.
A. should there be
B. panic
C. very real
D. frighten
146. Although the Red cross accepts blood from most donors, the nurse will not let you to give blood if
you have just had cold.
A. let
B. accepts
C. to give
D. have just had
cold
147. With the development of information technology, we can now hold long-distance meetings which
the participants can see each other on a screen.
A. which
B. information technology C. long-distance
D. can see
148. Why are you standing in the doors? Come in and make oneself at home.
A. oneself
B. in
C. are you standing
D. make
149. The first special park creating was at Ranthambhore where the government had to move nearly 1000
people so the land could be handed back to the nature.


A. handed
B. creating
C. where
D. at
150. Robert Frost was not well known as a poet until he reached the forties.
A. a poet
B. the forties
C. reached
D. as
151. A five-thousand-dollars reward was offered for the capture of the escaped criminals.
A. A
B. for the capture of
C. dollars
D. was offered
152. The Earth is the only planet with a large number of oxygen in its......atmosphere.
A. oxygen
B. the
C. number
D. its
Mark the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.
1. For many people, business socialising is a very important aspect of working life, but some people
find it quite tricky, especially if English isn't their first language.
A. ingenious
B. endurable
C. strict
D. difficult
2. The puddles had coalesced into a small stream.
A. cooled
B. united
C. exploded
D. burned
3. In the world of models, every model girl tries every trick in the book to stop others from
succeeding.
A. every available method
B. all kinds of tricks
C. all styles of writing
D. every story slot
4. The natives were angry when foreigners came to their country and took over their land.
A. migrants
B. tourists
C. locals
D. members
5. The lost hikers stayed alive by eating wild berries and drinking spring water.
A. connived
B. surprised
C. revived
D. survived
6. Father has lost his job, so we’ll have to tighten our belt to avoid getting into debt.
A. earn money
B. save money
C. sit still
D. economize
7. Animals on earth fascinate us with their beauty, their grace and their speed.
A. amuse
B. satisfy
C. improve
D. captivate
8. If people‟s interference with the environment decreases, more species will survive and produce
offspring.
A. result
B. descent
C. children
D. ancestor
9. Although we argued with him for a long time, he stood his ground.
A. wanted to continue B. felt sorry for us
C. refused to change his decision
D. changed
his decision
10. Sports and festivals form an integral part of every human society.
11. I don't think I can ever live on my own in a big city.
A. poorly
B. freely
C. hungry
D. alone
12. We had waited for two hours and in the end they arrived.
A. luckily
B. eventually
C. suddenly
D. gradually
13. The activists were accused of contaminating the minds of our young people.
A. providing healthy ideas B. keeping in the dark C. harming
D. nurturing
14. To prepare for a job interview, you should jot down your qualifications, work experience as well as
some important information about yourself.
A. your bio data and special qualities
B. what you have earned through study
C. what you have experienced
D. your own qualities in real life
15. The famous racehorse Secretariat had to be destroyed because of a painful, incurable hoof disease.
A. dangerous
B. disabling
C. irreparable
D. vexatious
16. Hunting for meat and burning forests for soil cause destruction to wildlife.
A. protection
B. damage
C. organization
D. contamination
17. My cousin tends to look on the bright side in any circumstance.
A. be pessimistic
B. be optimistic
C. be smart
D. be confident
18. You should be well-advised to have the appropriate vaccinations before you go abroad.
A. healthy
B. compulsory
C. suitable
D. preventive
19. Setting off on an expedition without thorough preparation and with inadequate equipment is
tempting fate.
A. going round in circles
B. taking a risk
C. losing heart D.
having panic
20. A high school in eastern China has established a "grade bank", where students who would normally
fail a test can borrow points to push them over the line into a passing mark.
A. made out
B. set up
C. come around
D. put on
21. Life on Earth is disappearing fast and will continue to do so unless urgent action is taken.


A. damaging
B. vanishing
C. destroying
D. polluting
22. I am looking for a temporary job in my home town.
A. professional
B. complicated
C. good
D. permanent
23. Certain courses are compulsory; others are optional.
A. pressure
B. free
C. mandatory
D. voluntary
24. Aquatic sports have long been acknowledged as excellent ways to take physical exercise.
A. recognized
B. reduced
C. practiced
D. encouraged
25. There used to be a shop at the end of the street but it went out of business a year ago.
A. closed down
B. closed into
C. closed up
D. closed
26. In choosing your career, you should follow your heart, but you also need to be rational.
A. making decisions because of relationships
B. making decision because of profits
C. making decisions using strong emotion of feeling D. making decisions based on intelligent thinking
27. Don't be concerned about your mother's illness; she'll recover soon.
A. worried about
B. angry with
C. embarrassed at
D. surprised at
28. The yearly growth of the gross national product is often used as an indicator of a nation's economy.
A. irrefutable
B. routine
C. annual
D. tentative
29. Some of the potential dangers to cows treated with synthetic bovine growth hormone were brought
into light through the effort of some scientist.
A. related
B. certain
C. obvious
D. possible
30. The typhoon is considered as a catastrophe because it resulted in thousands of deaths.
A. sudden occurrence B. pleasant experience
C. terrible disaster
D. mild disaster
31. Although my teacher had reminded me over and over about the deadline of the project, I completely
forgot about it.
A. repeatedly
B. once in a while
C. occasionally
D. all of a sudden
32. The adhesive qualities of this new substance far surpass those of all others of its type.
A. damaging
B. dissolving
C. disintegrating
D. sticky
33. A magician is an entertainer who performs a series of deceptive tricks based on the principles of
physics, optics, and psychology.
A. obvious
B. incomprehensible
C. misleading
D. skillful
34. She decided to remain celibate and devote her life to helping the homeless and orphans.
A. divorced
B. separated
C. married
D. single
35. Water and fresh air are very necessary for every living thing.
A. essential B. difficult
C. expensive D. wasteful
36. Biogas can be utilized for electricity production, cooking, space heating, water heating, and process
heating.
A. generation
B. sparing
C. reformation
D. increase
37. American children customarily go trick-or-treating on Halloween.
A. happily
B. inevitably
C. readily
D. traditionally
38. In choosing your career, you should follow your heart, but you also need to be rational.
A. making decisions because of relationships
B. making decisions using strong emotion of
feeling
C. making decision because of profits
D. making decisions based on intelligent thinking
39. This tapestry has a very complicated pattern.
A. ultimate
B. obsolete
C. intricate
D. appropriate
40. The drought was finally over as the fall brought in some welcome rain.
A. harvest
B. aridity
C. summer
D. heatware
41. Some of the potential dangers to cows treated with synthetic bovine growth hormone were brought
into light through the effort of some scientist.
A. obvious
B. certain
C. possible
D. related
42. Not until all their demands had been rejected did the French workers decide to go on strike for more
welfare.
A. turned down
B. detected
C. reviewed
D. sacked
43. If the headmaster were here, he would sign your paper immediately.
A. right away
B. right ahead
C. currently
D. formally
44. Lucy will be like a dog with two tails if she gets into the team.
A. very exhausted
B. extremely pleased
C. very proud
D. extremely dazed
45. Some workers were inhibited from speaking by the presence of their managers.
A. deferred
B. triggered
C. prevented
D. discharged


46. By the end of the storm, the hikers had depleted even their emergency stores.
A. lost
B. greatly dropped
C. destroyed
D. used almost all of
47. Every woman who had enough criteria can join the beauty contest irrespective of their background.
A. on account of
B. under guarantee
C. regardless of
D. in consideration
of
48. She hesitated for a moment, and then went on.
A. climbing up
B. walked
C. arrived school
D.
continued
speaking
49. They were forced to postpone the trip.
A. see about
B. do without
C. put off
D. call off
50. : The museum was overrun with tourists, so I decided to go back another day.
A. having no tourists B. not having enough tourists
C. having tourists running
D. crowded with tourists
51. Oil is one of the principal sources of energy.
A. most expensive
B. most difficult
C. most important
D. most popular
52. My sister is a very diligent student. She works very hard at every subject.
A. studious
B. practical
C. clever
D. helpful
53. The student service centre will try their best to assist students in finding a suitable part-time job.
A. allow
B. employ
C. help
D. make
54. We went away on holiday last week but it rained day in, day out.
A. every two days
B. every single day
C. every second day
D. every other day
55. For a decade, that scientist has studied centenarians, looking for genes that contribute to longevity.
A. people who are vegetarians
B. people who live to be 100 or older
C. people who want to be fruitarians
D. people who are extraordinary
56. Punctuality is imperative in your new job.
A. Being on time
B. Being cheerful
C. Being courteous
D. Being efficient
57. I'm a bit wary of giving people my address when I don't know them very well
A. upset
B. willing
C. cautions
D. capable
58. Bone and ivory are light, strong and accessible materials for Inuit artists
A. available
B. beautiful
C. natural
D. economic
59. Lack of water and nutrients has impeded the growth of these cherry tomato plants
A. promoted
B. prevented
C. realized
D. assisted
60. When being interviewed, you should concentrate on what the interviewer is saying or asking you.
A. be interested in
B. be related to
C. pay attention to
D. express interest in
61. He can't make up his mind whether he should phone her or not.
A. know
B. recognise
C. decide
D. wonder
62. : To prpepare for a job interview, you should jot down your qualfiications, work experience as well
as some important information about yourself.
A. your bio data and special qulities
B. what you have experienced
C. your own qualities in real life
D. what you have earned through study
63. Many scientists agrre that global warming poses great threats to all species on earth.
A. irritations
B. fears
C. risks
D. annoyances
64. In most countries, compulsory military service does not apply to women.
A. constructive
B. mandatory
C. superior
D. beneficial
65. The famous racehorse Secretariat had to be destroyed because of a painful, incurable hoof disease.
A. irreparable
B. disabling
C. dangerous
D. vexatious
66. One brother is an erudite professor; the other brother, however, has never shown any interest in
books or learning.
A. snobbish - stuck up
B. friendly and kind
C. old - elderly
D. well-educated - well-read
67. At a special ceremony, the police chief gave the officer a commendation for bravery.
A. an object designed to bring good luck
B. a promotion at work
C. a lecture
D. an award for an outstanding achievement
68. I could see the finish line and thought I was home and dry.
A. hopeless
B. successful
C. hopeful
D. unsuccessful
69. Tourists today flock to see the two falls that actually constitute Niagara falls.
A. come in large numbers
B. come without
knowing what they will see


C. come out of boredom
D. come by plane
70. John wants to buy a new car, so he starts setting aside a small part of his monthly earnings.
A. using up
B. spending on
C. saving up
D. putting out
71. When I mentioned the party, he was all ears.
A. partially deaf
B. listening neglectfully
C. listening attentively
D. using both ears
72. The studenIt was unable to provide an acceptable explanation.
A. alternative
B. satisfactory
C. additional
D. simple
73. In Roman times, a sophisticated technology brought running water into private homes and public
bathhouses.
A. worldly
B. complicated
C. naive
D. experienced
74. They fought fearlessly against the invading armies.
A. cowardly
B. powerfully
C. bravely
D. carefully
75. I'd love to ramble through the fields and lanes in this part of the country
A. knot
B. wonder
C. confuse
D. wander
76. Did anyone acknowledge responsibility for the outbreak of the fire?
A. accept
B. report
C. inquire about
D. find out
77. There is a set of expensive spoons, forks and knives in the cupboard.
A. equipment
B. cutlery
C. instrument
D. utensil
78. I could see the finish line and thought I was home and dry.
A. unsuccessful
B. hopeful
C. successful
D. hopeless
79. I’ll take the new job whose salary is fantastic.
A. reasonable
B. wonderful
C. pretty high
D. accept
80. A magician is an entertainer who performs a series of deceptive tricks based on the principles of
physics, optics, and psychology.
A. obvious
B. misleading
C. incomprehensible
D. skilful
81. Public service announcements on radio and television are provided free charge to qualifying
agencies.
A. statements
B. regulations
C. deliveries
D. advertisers
82. Question 28: Old Behrman, the main character in the short story The Last Leaf by William Sydney
Porter, is a simple,
kind-hearted artist who always dreams of painting a masterpiece.
A. an excellent work of art
B. an expensive piece of painting
C. a large piece of painting
D. a good principle
83. I knew he was only flattering me because he wanted to borrow some money.
A. teasing
B. threatening
C. elevating
D. praising
84. The kidnapper gave himself up to the authorities.
A. confided himself
B. surrendered
C. accommodated himself D. went up
85. There are two factors causing this decrease in students' seeking an MBA degree.
A. seizing
B. pursuing
C. examining
D. avoiding
86. With the dawn of space exploration, the notion that atmospheric conditions on Earth may be unique
in the solar system was strengthened.
A. beginning
B. outcome
C. expansion
D. continuation
87. Harriet Beecher Stowe was an obscure writer until the publication of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
A. popular
B. unknown
C. infamous
D. eminent
88. Scientists have achieved findings substantial enough to remove our fear of GM foods.
A. convincing
B. controversial
C. conducive
D. abundant
89. I see John boasting again. I’ve heard him telling everyone he's the best tennis player in the country.
A. blowing his own trumpet
B. speaking too much
C. pulling my leg.
D. holding his tongue
90. The venom of coral snakes is especially potent and the mortality rate among humans who have been
bitten is high.
A. powerful
B. abundant
C. impure
D. contagious
91. There are two factors causing this decrease in students' seeking an MBA degree.
A. seizing
B. pursuing
C. examining
D. avoiding
92. With the dawn of space exploration, the notion that atmospheric conditions on Earth may be unique
in the solar system was strengthened.
A. beginning
B. outcome
C. expansion
D. continuation
93. Harriet Beecher Stowe was an obscure writer until the publication of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.


A. popular
B. unknown
C. infamous
D. eminent
94. Scientists have achieved findings substantial enough to remove our fear of GM foods.
A. convincing
B. controversial
C. conducive
D. abundant
95. I see John boasting again. I’ve heard him telling everyone he's the best tennis player in the country.
A. blowing his own trumpet
B. speaking too much
C. pulling my leg.
D. holding his tongue
96. The venom of coral snakes is especially potent and the mortality rate among humans who have been
bitten is high.
A. powerful
B. abundant
C. impure
D. contagious
97. Elephants will become extinct if man continues killing them.
A. die away
B. die out
C. die down
D. die of
98. ~ Man: "I heard you have a part in the school play tonight."
~ Woman: "Yes, and I’m on pins and needles."
A. nervous
B. angry
C. happy
D. confused


REWRITE THE SENTENCE PRACTICE 1
1. Everyone was watching the dolphin. They were greatly fascinated with it.
A. The dolphin was greatly fascinated by the way everyone was watching it.
B. The dolphin was watching everyone with great fascination.
C. Everyone felt great and fascinated when the dolphin was watching them.
D. Everyone was greatly fascinated with the dolphin they were watching.
2. I like Robinson Crusoe. He is the main character in a book by Daniel Defoe.
A. I like Robinson Crusoe, who is the main character in a book by Daniel Defoe.
B. I like Robinson Crusoe, who are the main character in a book by Daniel Defoe.
C. I like Robinson Crusoe because he is the main character in a book by Daniel Defoe.
D. I like Robinson Crusoe and who is the main character in a book by Daniel Defoe.
3. The driver in front stopped so suddenly. Therefore, the accident happened.
A. If the driver in front hadn’t stopped so suddenly, the accident would have happened.
B. If the driver in front had stopped so suddenly, the accident would have happened.
C. If the driver in front hadn’t stopped so suddenly, the accident wouldn’t have happened.
D. If the driver in front didn’t stop so suddenly, the accident wouldn’t happen.
4. A drug may affect several functions, even though it’s targeted at only one.
A. The functions expected of a drug are various even if it is used for a specific disease.
B. However effective a drug may be, its functions have to be several.
C. A drug is taken for a specific purpose, but it may have a range of other effects.
D. Despite various other uses, a drug usually has a function for a special effect.
5. It is not until a Vietnamese girl getting 18 years old that she is allowed to get married legally.
A. A Vietnamese girl is not allowed to get married legally only when she gets 18 years old.
B. They never allow a Vietnamese girl to get married legally when she is 18 years old.
C. The legal allowance for a Vietnamese girl to get married will be issued in 18 years.
D. A Vietnamese girl is allowed to get married legally only when she gets 18 years old.
6. The challenges facing the new committee leader are numerous.
A. To succeed, the new committee leader had to face numerous challenges.
B. There are numerous challenges facing the new committee leader.
C. Numerous challenges are going to face with the new committee leader.
D. The new committee leader was ready to take numerous challenges.
7. "Don’t leave the house until I get back, Jack," said his sister.
A. Jack’s sister told him to stay at home till she got back.
B. Jack’s sister told him to stay at home when she got back.
C. Jack’sister told him not to leave the house when she got back
D. Jack’s sister told him not to go out until she gets back.
8. I believe that only rarely will I need your help.
A. I am sure that I will need your help only in special circumstances.
B. I will not need your help as I believe.
C. I believe that I will never ask you for help.
D. I am sure that your help will be needed by me only.
9. As an excuse for being late, she made up a whole story.
A. A whole story was her excuse for being late.
B. An excuse for being late was her whole story.
C. Making up a whole story, she said sorry for being late.
D. She apologized for being late by inventing a whole story.
10. : The boy who was waiting in the hall expected a phone call.
A. The boy waited in the hall and expecting a phone call.
B. The boy someone was waiting in the hall expected a phone call.
C. The boy waiting in the hall expected a phone call.
D. The boy was waiting in the hall and expected a phone call.
11. : The man wanted to get some fresh air in the room. He opened the window.
A. The man wanted to get some fresh air in the room because he opened the window.
B. The man opened the window in order to get some fresh air in the room.
C. Having opened the window, the room could get some fresh air.
D. The man got some fresh air in the room, even though he opened the window.
12. The agreement ended six-month negotiation. It was signed yesterday.
A. The negotiation which lasted six months was signed yesterday.


B. The agreement which ends six-month negotiation was signed yesterday.
C. The agreement which was signed yesterday lasted six months.
D. The agreement which was signed yesterday ended six-month negotiation.
13. Housewives do not have to spend a lot of time doing housework any more.
A. Never have housewives spent as much time doing housework as they do now.
B. Housework will never be done by housewives any more.
C. Housewives have to spend more and more time to do housework.
D. No longer do housewives have to spend a lot of time doing housework.
14. Bight years ago we started writing to each other.
A. We have rarely written to each other for eight years.
B. We have been writing to each other for eight years.
C. Eight years is a long time for us to write to each other.
D. We wrote to each other eight years ago.
15. "You damaged my laptop, Tom!" said John.
A. John accused Tom of damaging his laptop.
B. John accused to Tom for damaging his laptop.
C. John accused with Tom to have damaged his laptop.
D. John accused Tom to damage his laptop.
16. I haven't enjoyed myself so much for years.
A. It’s years since 1 have enjoyed myself so much.
B. It’s years since I enjoyed myself so much.
C. It has been years since I have enjoyed myself so much.
D. It was years since I had enjoyed myself so much.
17. Susan didn’t apply for the job in the foreign company and regrets it now.
A. Susan wishes she wouldn’t apply for the job in the foreign company.
B. Susan wishes for applying for the job in the foreign company.
C. Susan wishes she applied for the job in the foreign company.
D. Susan wishes she had applied for the job in the foreign company.
18. We didn’t go on holiday because we didn’t have enough money.
A. We wouldn’t go on holiday if we didn't have enough money.
B. If we hadn’t had enough money, we wouldn’t have gone on holiday.
C. We would go on holiday if we had enough money.
D. If we had had enough money, we would have gone on holiday.
19. You may be very intelligent, but you should be careful about this.
A. No matter whatever intelligent you may be, you should be careful about this.
B. No matter how intelligent you may be, you should be careful about this.
C. No matter what intelligent you may be, you should be careful about this.
D. No matter why intelligent you may be, you should be careful about this.
20. This is the first time she has attended such an enjoyable birthday party.
A. She has never attended such an enjoyable birthday party before.
B. Her attendance at the first birthday party was enjoyable.
C. She had the first enjoyable birthday party.
21. I strongly disapproved of your behaviour. However, I will help you this time.
A. Despite my strong disapproval of your behaviour, I will help you this time.
B. Because of your behaviour, I will help you this time.
C. Despite of my strong disapproval of your behaviour, I will help you this time.
D. Although I strongly disapproved of your behaviour, but I will help you this time.
22. John is studying hard. He doesn’t want to fail the next exam.
A. John is studying hard in order to not to fail the next exam.
B. John is studying hard in order that he not fail the next exam.
C. John is studying hard in order not to fail the next exam.
D. John is studying hard so as to fail the next exam.
D. The first birthday party she attended was enjoyable.
23. I did not answer the door even though I knew it was my friend.
A. Only when I answered the door did I knew it was my friend.
B. Unless I knew it was my friend, I would not answer the door.
C. I answered the door since I knew it was my friend.


D. I knew it was my friend, but I did not answer the door.
24. There is no point in asking Linda to help as she is really busy.
A. It is a waste of time asking Linda to help as she is really busy.
B. When Linda is busy, you should help her.
C. Even though Linda is really busy, she is always willing to help.
25. He never suspected that the money had been stolen.
A. At no time did he suspect that the money had been stolen.
B. He knew that his money would be stolen.
C. Never he suspected that the money had been stolen.
D. At no time he suspected that the money had been stolen.
26. We preserve natural resources. We can use them in the future.
A. We preserve natural resources so as to we can use them in the future.
B. We preserve natural resources so that we can use them in the future.
C. We preserve natural resources in order to we can use them in the future.
D. We preserve natural resources to we can use them in the future
27. Their dog was very fierce. People didn’t dare to come up to their house.
A. If their dog were not fierce no one would visit their house.
B. They had sofierce a dog that no-one dared come up to their house.
C. They had such a fierce dog so that people didn’t dare to come up to their house.
D. Their dog was not fierce enough for people visit their house.
28. He hadn’t eaten anything since morning, He took the food eagerly.
A. He took the food eagerly although he had eaten a lot since dawn.
B. He had eaten nothing since dawn so that he took the food eagerly.
C. He took the food eagerly for he had eaten nothing since dawn.
D. He took the food so eagerly that he had eaten nothing since dawn.
29. Were motorists were to drive carefully, they would have fewer accidents.
A. Motorists are not careful and there are many accidents.
B. Motorists are careful and yet there are many accidents.
C. Motorists are careful and there are few accidents.
D. Motorists are not careful and yet there are few accidents.
30. "You should have finished the report by now," John told his secretary.
A. John reproached his secretary for not having finished the report.
B. John scolded to his secretary for not having finished the report.
C. John said that his secretary had not finished the report.
D. John reminded his secretary of finishing the report.
31. Tom should have known better than to ask Dick to help him.
A. It was wise of Tom to ask Dick to help him.
B. Tom should have asked Dick to help him.
C. Tom asked Dick to help him because he was better than anyone else.
D. Tom asked Dick to help him, but it was foolish of him to do so.
32. We want him to represent us in talks with our Japanese clients.
A. We represent him to deal with our Japanese clients.
B. He talks to us on the behalf of our Japanese customers.
C. Our Japanese clients send him to talk to us.
D. We want him to talk to our Japanese clients on our behalf
33. "John, why don’t you go on a picnic with me next weekend?" said Janet.
A. Janet suggested John to go on a picnic with her next weekend.
B. Janet suggested John went on a picnic with her the next weekend.
C. Janet suggested John should go on a picnic with her next weekend.
D. Janet suggested John go on a picnic with her the next weekend.
34. My impression of him was that he was a very capable person.
A. It struck me as an impression that he was a very capable person.
B. He struck me when I was impressed by his capability.
C. I struck him with the impression that he was very capable.
D. He struck me as being a very capable person.
35. He has been giving most of his money to charity. He hopes to ease the pain and suffering of the
disadvantaged.
A. Giving most of his money to charity, he hopes to ease the pain and suffering of the disadvantaged.


B. Easing the pain and suffering of the disadvantaged made him give most of his money to charity.
C. Hoping to ease the pain and suffering of the disadvantaged, he has given them most of his money.
D. He has been giving most of his money to the disadvantaged to ease their pain and suffering.
36. I was extremely annoyed at the way new boss treated us all. I tried not to show it.
A. The new boss behaved towards us badly that someone just had to let him know how angry we were.
B. I made an effort to hide from the new boss the anger I felt at his treatment of us.
C. I couldn't help letting the new boss see just how angry he made me with those remarks to us.
D. The new boss treated us all so badly that I couldn't hide my disgust from him.
37. I was not surprised to hear that Harry had failed his driving test.
A. If Harry had not failed his driving test, I would have been surprised.
B. It came as no surprise to me that Harry had failed his driving test.
C. Harry's having failed his driving test is not my surprise.
D. By having failed his driving test, Harry made no surprise.
38. The Prime Minister is unlikely to call an early general election.
A. It's likely that the Prime Minister will call an early general election.
B. There is little likelihood of the Prime Minister calling an early general election.
C. The likelihood is great that the Prime Minister will call an early general election.
D. The likelihood is that the Prime Minister will call an early general election.
39. It is acknowledged that Vietnam had a complete control over SARS from a very early stage of the
epidemic.
A. Vietnam is acknowledged to have a complete control over SARS from a very early stage of the
epidemic.
B. Vietnam is acknowledged to have completely controlled SARS from a very early stage of the
epidemic.
C. Vietnam is acknowledged to have controlled SARS from a very early stage of the epidemic.
D. Vietnam was acknowledged to have had a complete control over SARS from a very early stage of
the epidemic.
40. My mother is very busy at work. However, she takes good care of her children.
A. Though my mother was very busy at work my mother took good care of her children.
B. In spite of being busy at work, my mother takes good care of her children.
C. Although my mother was very busy at work she did not take good care of her children.
D. My mother takes good care of her children but she is very busy at work.
41. Sue lives in this house. The house is opposite my house.
A. Sue lives In this house which is opposite mine.
B. Sue lives in this house, that is opposite mine.
C. Sue lives in this house, where is opposite mine.
D. Sue lives in this house, which is opposite mine.
42. She took the train last night, so she wasn't late.
A. If she took the train last night, she would be late.
B. Had she not taken the train last night, she would have been late.
C. Unless she hadn't taken the train last night, she would be late.
D. If she had taken the train last night, she would have been late.
43. : People say that some Americans are superficially friendly.
A. Some Americans are said that they are superficially friendly.
B. Some Americans are said as being superficially friendly.
C. Some Americans are said to be superficially friendly.
D. People are said that some Americans are superficially friendly.
44. "Why don't you get up early to do morning exercises?" Peter asked me.
A. Peter suggested that he should get up early to do morning exercises.
B. Peter told me the reason why I did not get up early to do morning exercises.
C. Peter advised me to get up early to do morning exercises.
D. Peter recommended me not to get up early to do morning exercises.
45. We want him to represent us in talks with our Japanese clients.
A. We represent him to deal with our Japanese clients.
B. He talks to us on the behalf of our Japanese customers.
C. Our Japanese clients send him to talk to us.
D. We want him to talk to our Japanese clients on our behalf
46. "John, why don’t you go on a picnic with me next weekend?" said Janet.


A. Janet suggested John to go on a picnic with her next weekend.
B. Janet suggested John went on a picnic with her the next weekend.
C. Janet suggested John should go on a picnic with her next weekend.
D. Janet suggested John go on a picnic with her the next weekend.
47. My impression of him was that he was a very capable person.
A. It struck me as an impression that he was a very capable person.
B. He struck me when I was impressed by his capability.
C. I struck him with the impression that he was very capable.
D. He struck me as being a very capable person.
48. Question 23: He has been giving most of his money to charity. He hopes to ease the pain and
suffering of the
disadvantaged.
A. Giving most of his money to charity, he hopes to ease the pain and suffering of the disadvantaged.
B. Easing the pain and suffering of the disadvantaged made him give most of his money to charity.
C. Hoping to ease the pain and suffering of the disadvantaged, he has given them most of his money.
D. He has been giving most of his money to the disadvantaged to ease their pain and suffering.
49. I was extremely annoyed at the way new boss treated us all. I tried not to show it.
A. The new boss behaved towards us badly that someone just had to let him know how angry we were.
B. I made an effort to hide from the new boss the anger I felt at his treatment of us.
C. I couldn't help letting the new boss see just how angry he made me with those remarks to us.
D. The new boss treated us all so badly that I couldn't hide my disgust from him.
50. I was not surprised to hear that Harry had failed his driving test.
A. If Harry had not failed his driving test, I would have been surprised.
B. It came as no surprise to me that Harry had failed his driving test.
C. Harry's having failed his driving test is not my surprise.
D. By having failed his driving test, Harry made no surprise.
51. The Prime Minister is unlikely to call an early general election.
A. It's likely that the Prime Minister will call an early general election.
B. There is little likelihood of the Prime Minister calling an early general election.
C. The likelihood is great that the Prime Minister will call an early general election.
D. The likelihood is that the Prime Minister will call an early general election.
52. It is acknowledged that Vietnam had a complete control over SARS from a very early stage of the
epidemic.
A. Vietnam is acknowledged to have a complete control over SARS from a very early stage of the
epidemic.
B. Vietnam is acknowledged to have completely controlled SARS from a very early stage of the
epidemic.
C. Vietnam is acknowledged to have controlled SARS from a very early stage of the epidemic.
D. Vietnam was acknowledged to have had a complete control over SARS from a very early stage of
the epidemic.
53. My mother is very busy at work. However, she takes good care of her children.
A. Though my mother was very busy at work my mother took good care of her children.
B. In spite of being busy at work, my mother takes good care of her children.
C. Although my mother was very busy at work she did not take good care of her children.
D. My mother takes good care of her children but she is very busy at work.
54. Sue lives in this house. The house is opposite my house.
A. Sue lives In this house which is opposite mine.
B. Sue lives in this house, that is opposite mine.
C. Sue lives in this house, where is opposite mine.
D. Sue lives in this house, which is opposite mine.
55. She took the train last night, so she wasn't late.
A. If she took the train last night, she would be late.
B. Had she not taken the train last night, she would have been late.
C. Unless she hadn't taken the train last night, she would be late.
D. If she had taken the train last night, she would have been late.
56. People say that some Americans are superficially friendly.
A. Some Americans are said that they are superficially friendly.
B. Some Americans are said as being superficially friendly.


C. Some Americans are said to be superficially friendly.
D. People are said that some Americans are superficially friendly.
57. "Why don't you get up early to do morning exercises?" Peter asked me.
A. Peter suggested that he should get up early to do morning exercises.
B. Peter told me the reason why I did not get up early to do morning exercises.
C. Peter advised me to get up early to do morning exercises.
D. Peter recommended me not to get up early to do morning exercises.
58. The demand was so great. They had to reprint the book immediately.
A. They demanded that the book be reprinted immediately.
B. They demanded to reprint the book immediately.
C. The book would be reprinted immediately since the demand was great.
D. So great was the demand that they had to reprint the book immediately.
59. : He did not work hard. He failed the exam.
A. Unless he had worked hard, he would have failed the exam.
B. If he had worked hard, he would have passed the exam.
C. However hard he worked, he failed the exam.
D. Even though he failed the exam, he didn’t work hard.
60. It is certain that the new cuts will worry the staff.
A. The new cuts certainly worry the staff.
B. The new cuts are bound to worry the staff.
C. The new cuts will be certainly worry the staff.
D. The new cuts will be bound to worry the staff.
61. Much to my astonishment, I found his lecture on wildlife conservation extremely interesting.
A. I was fascinated by what he said in his lecture on wildlife conservation though I hadn’t expected to
be.
B. I hadn’t expected him to lecture on wildlife conservation, but he spoke well.
C. It was at his lecture on wildlife conservation that I realized I needed to study it.
D. Contrary to my expectations, his lecture on wildlife conservation was the most fascinating of all.
62. Although he was able to do the job, he wasn’t given the position.
A. Because he couldn’t do the job, he wasn’t given the position.
B. The position wasn’t given to him in spite of his ability to do the job.
C. He was given neither the job nor the position.
D. He got the position despite being unable to do the job.
63. Everyone was watching the little dog. They were greatly amused at it.
A. The little dog was greatly amused by the way everyone was watching it.
B. Everyone felt great and amused when the little dog was watching them.
C. Everyone was greatly amused at the little dog they were watching.
D. The little dog was watching everyone with great amusement.
64. I lent him some money. I wanted him to continue his study at college.
A. I lent him some money so as he will continue his study at college.
B. I lent him some money for him continue his study at college.
C. I lent him some money so that to continue his study at college.
D. I lent him some money in order that he could continue his study at college.
65. No matter how hard Fred tried to lose weight, he did not succeed.
A. However hard Fred tried, he could not lose weight.
B. It was hard for Fred to lose weight because he never succeeded.
C. Fred tried very hard to lose weight and succeeded.
D. It did not matter whether Fred could lose weight.
66. Invitations were sent out as soon as the date of the conference was chosen.
A. Choose the date of the conference before sending out invitations.
B. Hardly had the date of the conference been chosen when invitations were sent out.
C. Before sending out invitations, the date of the conference was chosen.
D. After choosing the date of the conference, invitations were sent out.
67. Were it not for the money, this job wouldn’t be worthwhile.
A. The only thing that makes this job worthwhile is the money.
B. Although the salary is poor, the job is worthwhile.
C. This job is rewarding at all.
D. This job offers a poor salary.


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