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TOEIC TEST 2
1. Harry Potter cast a spell over moviegoers during
the weekend, as ____ film in the fantasy series
about a young wizard smashed sales records
around the world.
a. the fourth
b. fourth
c. four
d. the four
2. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" sold an
estimated $181.4 million ____ of tickets,
including $101.4 million in North America.
a. worthy
b. cost
c. charge
d. worth
3. The $130 million movie, ____ on the book by

British author J.K. Rowling, stars 16-year-old
Daniel Radcliffe in the title role.
a. basing
b. base
c. based
d. to base
4. The film was rated in the United States as PG-13
for "sequences of fantasy ____ and frightening
images," while the first three carried a milder PG
rating.
a. violation
b. violate
c. violent
d. violence
5. Exit polling showed that more adults turned ____
than usual, indicating that the franchise's appeal is
spreading beyond families.
a. down
b. up
c. over
d. on
6. The new film was ____ by Mike Newell, best
known for the 1994 comedy "Four Weddings and
a Funeral," and the first Englishman to take the
helm of the series.
a. direction
b. directed
c. directing
d. direct
7. In North America, the three-day haul set a new
record for the lucrative franchise, ____ the $93.7
million opening of 2004's "Harry Potter and the
Prisoner of Azkaban."
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a. surpass
b. surpassed
c. surpassing
d. to surpassing
____ of the three was 2001's "Harry Potter and
the Sorcerer's Stone," which totaled $317.6
million.
a. The most successful
b. Most successful
c. The more successful
d. The more successful than
Boeing has ____ two massive deals to supply
aircraft to Chinese firms and to Dubai's Emirates
Airlines.
a. signature
b. sign
c. signing
d. signed
China is buying seventy Boeing 737 aircraft - a
$4bn deal that is said to be ____ in Chinese
aviation history.
a. largest
b. larger than
c. the largest
d. the larger than
Airbus and Boeing have been battling it out to
win orders in the Middle East, a fast-growing
aviation ____ relatively unchallenged by
rocketing fuel prices and terror threats.
a. markets
b. market
c. marketing
d. marketers
Airline Emirates ____ 45 Airbus super-jumbo
A380 aircraft - the single largest customer for the
new jet, which put in an appearance at the air
show on Saturday.
a. had already purchased
b. already had purchased
c. had purchased already
d. had already purchase
The airline hopes ____ the Gulf a major regional
transport hub as it positions itself as a leading
carrier on routes between Europe and Asia.
a. make
b. to make
c. to making
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14. China's deal with Boeing was hailed as a
promising sign for future ____ between China and
the US by China's official news agency Xinhua.
a. cooperate
b. cooperative
c. cooperator
d. cooperation
15. The agreement was ____ as President George W
Bush visited Beijing.
a. expressed
b. signed
c. honored
d. broken
16. US carmaker General Motors is to cut 30,000 jobs
in North America under a restructuring drive that
____ to revive the company.
a. aims
b. aiming
c. aimed
d. aim
17. The automotive group, which is struggling to
stem huge losses, will also ____ nine factories.
a. build up
b. close down
c. start off
d. bring up
18. GM has suffered falling sales, a drop in market
share and high ____ costs.
a. labored
b. laboring
c. laborer
d. labor
19. Earlier this year, the firm had warned it ____
25,000 jobs by 2008 mainly through attrition or
natural wastage.
a. has cut
b. would be cut
c. would cut
d. will be cut
20. A diamond necklace that once belonged ____ the
Russian Empress Catherine the Great has been
sold at auction for $1.5m in Geneva.
a. with
b. to
c. of
d. from
21. Auction house Sotheby's says the necklace is a
rare survivor from an era ____ jewelry was
broken up for reuse.
a. although
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b. unless
c. when
d. and
Around 200 ____ attended the day-long auction at
Geneva's Le Beau Rivage hotel.
a. dealers
b. dealings
c. deals
d. dealer
The necklace was ____ 340 lots that were sold for
a total of $27m.
a. between
b. most
c. along
d. among
Sotheby's would not ____ the name of the buyer
of Catherine the Great's necklace.
a. sign
b. reveal
c. remember
d. use
The necklace ____ by a London jeweler in 1927.
a. has been bought
b. is bought
c. bought
d. was bought
It was then sold on to an unnamed collector and
____ in private hands ever since.
a. remained
b. remains
c. has remained
d. will remain
Coca Cola is under ____ amid concerns about
obesity and the effect that fizzy soft drinks are
having on our health.
a. attack
b. discussion
c. way
d. control
____ their arch rival Pepsi, Coca-Cola has been
slow in diversifying into healthier products.
a. Dislike
b. Unlike
c. Alike
d. Not likes
The price of gold has climbed to its highest level
in ____ 18 years after Russia said it may double
its reserves.
a. most
b. most of
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d. almost

30. Costs also have been driven by ____ for gold
jewelry and concerns that quicker inflation in the
US will erode the value of shares and bonds.
a. demand
b. responsibility
c. consumption
d. request
31. Gold ____ as high as $487.90 an ounce in Friday
trading.
a. risen
b. rose
c. raised
d. rise
32. ____ the price fell back in afternoon US trading,
analysts predict it may climb to $500 by the end
of this year, and could go even higher.
a. Because
b. However
c. In spite of
d. Although
33. Gold prices ____ steadily since they hit a 25-year
low of $255 an ounce in 2001.
a. have been recovering
b. recovered
c. were recovering
d. has been recovering
34. Analysts said mining companies have recently
struggled to boost output, hampered in part by
higher ____ costs and a failure to find large new
reserves.
a. produced
b. producing
c. production
d. productive
35. Demand for jewelry, meanwhile, has remained
____ , and investors have been turning back to
gold, lured in part by tracker funds that are linked
to the price of the metal.
a. steadied
b. steadily
c. steadiness
d. steady
36. At the same time, a number of central banks, ____
Russia's, have been hinting that they might
increase gold supplies and cut their holdings of
the US dollar.
a. include
b. included
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c. including
d. includes

37. Russia currently has about 500 tons of gold in
____ reserves, and any plan to double that would
put upward pressure on global markets.
a. their
b. our
c. his
d. its
38. For the second year in a row this destitute city of
Camden, New Jersey, has been named the nation's
____ .
a. most dangerous
b. the most dangerous
c. more dangerous
d. more dangerous than
39. Camden, a former industrial city across the
Delaware River from Philadelphia, ____ for a
history of corrupt politicians, drug-dealing and
murders.
a. knows
b. knowing
c. is known
d. has known
40. The state has poured $175 million into the city to
spur ____ projects.
a. developing
b. development
c. developed
d. developer
41. AIDS has killed more than 25 million people
since it was first ____ in 1981, making it one of
the most destructive epidemics in history.
a. recognizing
b. recognize
c. to recognize
d. recognized
42. An estimated 3.1 million people died from the
virus last year and another 4.9 million people
became ____ .
a. infected
b. infection
c. infecting
d. infect
43. For the first time, ____ solid evidence that
increased efforts to combat the disease over the
last five years have led to fewer new infections in
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c. Its
d. there is

44. Key World Trade Organization members have
admitted they will not be able to agree a
framework for a new ____ deal at upcoming talks
in China.
a. trading
b. trade
c. traded
d. trader
45. For more than a decade Central Asia has been a
key conduit for the world's heroin, ____ from
Afghanistan to markets in Europe and Russia.
a. smuggle
b. smuggling
c. smuggled
d. smuggles
46. Now Central Asian governments ____ a new
challenge - a rapid rise in heroin use by their own
people.
a. face
b. pose
c. offer
d. present
47. According to the UN, drug abuse in the region has
____ "alarming" levels.
a. arrived
b. reached
c. raised
d. reduced
48. Drug ____ - mainly taking heroin - are now
estimated to make up almost 1% of Central Asia's
population, three times the rate in the rest of Asia.
a. uses
b. using
c. usages
d. users
49. ____ way to reduce heroin consumption in
Central Asia would, of course, be to reduce the
amount trafficked through the region.
a. Most effective
b. The more effective
c. The most effective
d. More effective than
50. Of the five Central Asian states, Tajikistan is seen
by analysts as having ____ trafficking problem.
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a.
b.
c.
d.

the worst
worst
the worse
the baddest

51. Measuring the trade is obviously ____ , and most
of the available statistics are supplied by
governments, which can have their own agendas.
a. difficulty
b. difficultly
c. difficult
d. differ
52. Tajikistan's drug trafficking problem partly stems
from ____ poverty - exacerbated by civil war
between 1992 and 1997 - and partly due to its
topography.
a. his
b. their
c. our
d. its
53. It also has a 1,344-km long, and inaccessible,
border with Afghanistan, which is currently
proving ____ to police.
a. difficult
b. difficultly
c. difficulty
d. different
54. Analysts say the Tajik guards, ____ took over full
control of the border from Russia in August, are
poorly trained and lack proper equipment.
a. whom
b. who
c. that
d. whose
55. In Turkmenistan, a very secretive country which
____ to give any information on drugs to the UN
in the last five years, the situation is unclear.
a. has refused
b. refused
c. had refuse
d. will refuse
56. Tajikistan's President Emomali Rakhmonov has
said that trafficking ____ at its source, in
Afghanistan.
a. should be stop
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57. Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan both employed a
central drugs control agency, ____ the other
countries relied on police and security services.
a. however
b. for example
c. while
d. because
58. Last year, Kyrgyzstan's agency ____ 60-70% of
seizures, even though it only numbers 200 people.
a. was in control of
b. was responsible for
c. was in custody of
d. was in response to
59. Mr. Hall believes the focus needs to be on poverty
alleviation ____ .
a. programming
b. program
c. programmers
d. programs
60. Angela Merkel, ____ of the Christian Democrats,
has been sworn in as Germany's first woman
chancellor at a ceremony in the country's
parliament.
a. leading
b. lead
c. leader
d. leadership
61. Mrs. Merkel, a conservative, will ____ a coalition
with the centre-left Social Democrats, who ruled
before.
a. head
b. leave
c. blame
d. destroy
62. She is also the first chancellor ____ in the former
communist eastern part of the country.
a. to have grown up
b. have grown up
c. to having grown up
d. having grown up
63. In the Bundestag 397 MPs voted for her, ____ 51
members of the governing coalition voted against
her.
a. and
b. therefore
c. however
d. but
64. During a handover ceremony ____ Tuesday Mrs.
Merkel paid tribute to her predecessor Gerhard
Schroeder, who is preparing to leave politics.
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a. by
b. in
c. on
d. at
Mrs. Merkel will make her first foreign trip as
chancellor on Wednesday, ____ Paris and
Brussels.
a. visit
b. visiting
c. to visit
d. visited
Her foreign policy stance is more pro-US than
____ of Mr. Schroeder, who opposed the war in
Iraq.
a. this
b. those
c. that
d. these
The parties have agreed ____ to cut Germany's
budget deficit with spending cuts and moderate
tax increases.
a. working
b. work
c. worked
d. to work
There is less disagreement over foreign affairs,
where Mrs. Merkel hopes to smooth relations
with the US, ____ Germany's profile within
NATO and promote fair dealing within the
European Union.
a. boost
b. boosting
c. to boost
d. boosted
She has been forced to make concessions to ____
unions and accept Social Democrats in key
cabinet roles.
a. trader
b. trade
c. trading
d. traded
Italian experts are proposing a dramatic new ____
to the watery threat facing the city of Venice.
a. effort
b. influence
c. solution
d. bill
Rather than battling to keep the sea out - they
want to use it to help ____ the sinking island-city.
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c. rising
d. raising
72. The scheme would involve pumping huge
quantities of sea water into the ground beneath
Venice down 12 pipes, ____ would be 700m
long.
a. which each of
b. of each which
c. which of each
d. each of which

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80.
73. The sea water would make the sand beneath the
city ____ lifting Venice by 30cm in 10 years.
a. to expand
b. expanding
c. expand
d. to expanding
74. The Italian government is spending 4.5bn euro
____ a controversial project to build floodgates
across the entrance to the lagoon in which the city
stands in an effort to keep the sea at bay.
a. on
b. in
c. at
d. with
75. Now, a panel of engineers and geologists from the
respected University of Padua have ____ the new
scheme costing just a fraction of that - 100m euro.
a. accounted for
b. turned up
c. made up with
d. come up with
76. Swiss-based food giant Nestle has ordered the
____ of baby milk from France, Spain, Portugal
and Italy after tests suggested chemical
contamination.
a. distribution
b. recall
c. marketing
d. promotion
77. The alarm was raised ____ traces of a chemical
involved in the printing process were found in
samples in Italy.
a. until
b. while
c. after
d. but
78. Nestle denies the chemical poses a risk to ____
but has recalled the cartons, with an expiry date of
September 2006.
a. health
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b. healthy
c. healthful
d. healthily
The scare began in June when a sample of liquid
baby milk ____ by Nestle showed traces of
isopropyl thioxanthone.
a. produced
b. producing
c. was produced
d. to produce
Mobile phone giant Vodafone, which ____
Manchester United since 2000, is ending a fouryear shirt deal with the Premier League club.
a. had sponsored
b. have sponsored
c. sponsored
d. has sponsored
Manchester United says it is in talks with "a
number of world class" potential suitors and is
____ of securing a new deal in coming months.
a. confide
b. confident
c. confidence
d. confidant
In July this year, the Manchester United
Supporters' Trust, which had been opposed to the
sale of the club to U.S tycoon Malcolm Glazer,
urged Vodafone to end ____ sponsorship deal
with United as it was a "tainted brand".
a. their
b. our
c. its
d. it
Hollywood stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt,
who have been romantically linked, plan ____
quake survivors in northern Pakistan in coming
days.
a. to visit
b. visit
c. visiting
d. visited
Jolie, a goodwill ambassador for the U.N. refugee
agency, has traveled to more than 20 countries
____ she took up the high-profile job in August
2001.
a. for
b. in
c. until
d. since
It was the first time that Jolie, who visits UNHCR
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a. accompany
b. accompanying
c. accompanied
d. to accompany
The Oscar-winning actress has traveled ____ for
the Nobel-winning agency, which protects people
fleeing wars and persecution.
a. wide
b. widely
c. widen
d. width
The pair, who played married assassins ordered to
kill each ____ in the box-office hit, have been
romantically linked in media reports since last
year.
a. another
b. other
c. others
d. the other
A ____ in subsidies for Europe's sugar farmers
has been agreed by European Union agriculture
ministers.
a. reduce
b. reducing
c. reduced
d. reduction
The changes were ____ by the World Trade
Organization, but EU farmers and sugar firms
have warned of job losses.
a. demanded
b. demanding
c. to demand
d. demand
A cloning pioneer ____ as a hero in his South
Korean homeland has resigned and apologized for
using human eggs from his own researchers.
a. served
b. denounced
c. regarded
d. blamed
International medical standards warn against
using eggs from researchers ____ may be
vulnerable to pressure.
a. who
b. whom
c. which
d. whose
The ____ ministry in Seoul insists that he is not
guilty of any moral or legal wrongdoing, as the
eggs were given voluntarily, without the
professor's knowledge.
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a. healthy
b. healthiness
c. healthful
d. health
Dr Hwang, 52, gained worldwide ____ after
producing the world's first cloned human embryos
and stem cells tailored to be used on individuals.
a. famous
b. fame
c. famously
d. famed
Human cloning science offers the possibility that
stem cells harvested from cloned embryos could
be used ____ diseases like Parkinson's, diabetes
and heart disease.
a. treating
b. to treating
c. to treat
d. treat
Dr Hwang's ____ was seen as particularly
important as the stem cells he created were a
perfect match for the patient, which could mean
treatments without the risk of the body rejecting
them.
a. prestige
b. breakthrough
c. barrier
d. demand
Opponents argue that __ and experimenting with
human embryos is unethical.
a. create
b. created
c. to create
d. creating
Earlier this month Gerald Schatten, a prominent
American ____ of Dr Hwang, broke off their
collaboration saying he was concerned by the way
the group procured human eggs.
a. colleague
b. college
c. rival
d. competitor
When the medical journal Nature pressed Dr
Hwang in 2004 about the ____ of the eggs, he
denied they had been donated by his own
researchers.
a. originate
b. original
c. origin
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99. At a press ____ on Thursday he admitted he had
not told the truth.
a. conference
b. release
c. coverage
d. office
100. Dr. Hwang said when two women on his team
offered their own eggs, he ____ . Later, the
women donated their eggs under false names,
without his permission.
a. brought them up
b. took them on
c. threw them away
d. turned them down
101. South Korea's health ministry also admitted that
other women were paid thousands of dollars for
their eggs, ____ this took place without Dr.
Hwang's knowledge.
a. or
b. however
c. though
d. therefore
102. The professor said he was resigning from all
public posts, including his ____ of the World
Stem Cell Hub, which is designed to produce
stem cell lines for disease research worldwide.
a. chairmanship
b. chairman
c. chairing
d. chaired
103. The research conducted by his team requires
large ____ of human eggs, which are difficult to
obtain.
a. number
b. numbers
c. amount
d. amounts
104. There are no international laws ____ the use of
cells and embryos, but scientists said a tough
regulatory climate - like that in force in the UK could prevent such abuses or misunderstandings.
a. governed
b. governs
c. government
d. governing
105. A huge swathe of toxic water has ____ the
north-eastern Chinese city of Harbin after drifting
down the river which is the city's main water
source.
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a. arrived
b. came
c. reached
d. ran
106. Massive ____ of the chemical benzene were
released by a blast 11 days ago at a plant in Jilin.
a. number
b. numbers
c. amount
d. amounts
107. Authorities ____ off water supplies to Harbin's
3.8m residents two days ago.
a. were shutting
b. shut
c. are shutting
d. will shut
108. More than 16,000 tons of water _____ in by
road.
a. are also being brought
b. are also bringing
c. bring
d. will be bringing
109. Hospitals have been placed on stand-by to cope
____ possible poisoning victims.
a. about
b. on
c. with
d. in
110. Reports on Thursday said the ____ body of
water had levels of benzene more than 30 times
higher than was considered safe.
a. contaminate
b. contamination
c. contaminating
d. contaminated
111. China's environmental watchdog had found
levels in the river 108 times the safe limit ____
Wednesday.
a. at
b. in
c. for
d. on
112. Neighboring Russia was ____ seeking
information from China on the spill.
a. urgently
b. urgent
c. urgency
d. urging
113. The European Commission is to begin legal
action against the Bank of Italy over ____
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a. it
b. its
c. their
d. them
114. The bank's governor, Antonio Fazio, has been
accused of abusing his position over the matter
and has faced calls in Italy to ____ .
a. restore
b. relocate
c. resign
d. promote
115. The Bank of England will keep a close ____ on
changes in gas prices and their potential impact
on inflation.
a. ear
b. hand
c. nose
d. eye
116. China has ____ its second human death from
bird flu, a 35-year-old woman from eastern Anhui
province.
a. confirmed
b. confirming
c. confirmation
d. confirm
117. The farmer died 11 days after she developed
pneumonia-like symptoms after contact with sick
and ____ poultry.
a. died
b. death
c. die
d. dead
118. Gary Glitter may be detained in Vietnam for
another four months while claims that he had sex
with under-age girls are ____ by police.
a. cleared
b. investigated
c. fabricated
d. produced
119. The ex-singer has ____ accusations of having
sex with two under-age girls, one aged 12.
a. brought
b. defended
c. made
d. denied
120. If convicted, Glitter - ____ real name is Paul
Francis Gadd - could be jailed for up to 12 years.
a. who
b. that
c. whose
d. whom
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121. Japanese gaming firm Nintendo, creator of
iconic characters Donkey Kong and Mario
Brothers, has seen profits drop amid weak ____ of
its latest console.
a. sell
b. sold
c. selling
d. sales
122. Net profit ____ 21% from 46.5bn yen a year ago
to 36.6bn yen in the six months to 30 September.
a. increased
b. doubled
c. dropped
d. balanced
123. Nintendo said that the ____ of developing its
next generation "Revolution" console, due for
release in 2006, was weighing on earnings.
a. cost
b. fee
c. fine
d. charge
124. Firms have to spend more on their products as
they look to lure ____ demanding consumers in a
multi-billion dollar market that is growing
annually.
a. increase
b. increasingly
c. increased
d. increasing
125. The new machines will offer ____ larger hard
drives, improved wide-screen graphics, CD and
music players, internet and wireless connections,
and innovative control pads.
a. features such
b. features as such
c. such features as
d. features so as
126. A military court in South Korea has ____ to
death a soldier who shot dead eight of his
colleagues in June.
a. denounced
b. found
c. executed
d. sentenced
127. Kim Dong-min threw a grenade inside his
barracks ____ the border with N Korea, and then
opened fire at random at colleagues.
a. near
b. nearly
c. nearest
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128. An inquiry into the incident found Kim had
become ____ obsessed by computer war games
that he could no longer tell the difference between
fantasy and reality.
a. such
b. enough
c. so
d. too
129. Kim's defense ____ said he would appeal the
ruling at a higher court.
a. law
b. lawful
c. lawfully
d. lawyer
130. Children should be the prime target of malaria
control as they are ones most likely to be ____ by
mosquitoes carrying the parasite.
a. biting
b. bitten
c. beating
d. beaten
131. Malaria kills about 2 million people each year,
____ are children under five.
a. most of them
b. most of who
c. most of whom
d. most of which
132. The United Nations has warned that no
developing region is on track to ____ the
international goal of reducing the number of
hungry people by half.
a. see
b. meet
c. arrive
d. score
133. ____ six million children die from hunger or
malnutrition every year.
a. Nearly
b. Near
c. Most of
d. The most
134. Many deaths result ____ treatable diseases such
as diarrhea, pneumonia, malaria and measles.
a. of
b. at
c. in
d. from
135. They ____ if they had proper nourishment, the
agency says in a new report on world hunger.
a. would have survived
b. had survived
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c. would survive
d. will survive
136. The report says that ____ children start school
later and find it difficult to learn, and they are
much more likely to die from disease.
a. malnourished
b. malnourish
c. malnutrition
d. malnourishment
137. The report, ____ on data compiled last year,
estimated that 852 million people were
undernourished during 2000-2002.
a. basic
b. basis
c. basing
d. based
138. Tom Cruise has bought a ultrasound machine for
his pregnant actress fiancée Katie Holmes ____
they can monitor their unborn child at home.
a. so that
b. therefore
c. as a result
d. because
139. Cruise said the device - which ____ up to
$200,000 - would be donated to a hospital when
they have finished with it.
a. pays
b. costs
c. spends
d. fines
140. Cruise told U.S network ABC that he did not
____ know the child's gender.
a. already
b. still
c. yet
d. ever
141. Cruise, who ____ his engagement in June, said
the couple will tie the knot in summer or early
autumn next year.
a. announced
b. broke off
c. encountered
d. conducted
142. Cruise, who has been married twice before, has
two other children - Connor, 10, and Isabella, 12,
____ he adopted with previous wife, actress
Nicole Kidman.
a. whose
b. who
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143. Action movie star Jackie Chan has been
presented with an award in ____ of his status as a
global role model.
a. recognize
b. recognition
c. recognizable
d. recognizing
144. Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich is
Britain's ____ man, having amassed a fortune of
£7.5bn.
a. richer
b. the richest
c. richest
d. richer than
145. The 37-year-old is also ____ wealthiest person
in Europe and ranks 22nd in the world, according
to the Sunday Times Rich List 2004.
a. the six
b. six
c. sixth
d. the sixth
146. The bulk of Abramovich's wealth ____ from
Sibneft, the oil business that he bought with
Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky in 1995.
a. comes
b. coming
c. come
d. to come
147. Abramovich was left in ____ of Sibneft after
Berezovsky went into exile and his stake is now
worth £5.3bn.
a. use
b. charge
c. custody
d. common
148. Property plays a major role in the growth of
British wealth, with a quarter of the 1,000 richest
involved ____ some way in the building industry
- owning, trading or buying properties.
a. on
b. at
c. in
d. by
149. A French woman has admitted ____ to open an
airplane door mid-flight so that she could smoke a
cigarette.
a. attempting
b. to attempt
c. attempt
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d. attempted
150. Sandrine Helene Sellies, 34, who has a fear of
flying, had drunk alcohol and taken sleeping
tablets ahead ____ the flight from Hong Kong to
Brisbane.
a. on
b. of
c. in
d. with
151. She then began tampering with the emergency
exit ____ she was stopped by a flight attendant.
a. because
b. but
c. although
d. until
152. Defense lawyer Helen Shilton said her client had
____ memory of what had happened on the flight
on Saturday, and that she had a history of
sleepwalking.
a. not
b. none
c. no
d. nor
153. A Chinese man jailed for 11 years for murdering
his wife - who then turned up alive - is seeking
____ from the state of 4.37m yuan.
a. compensation
b. salary
c. fortune
d. fine
154. She Xianglin, 39, was ____ from prison in
central Hubei province last month after his wife
reappeared.
a. free
b. freedom
c. freeing
d. freed
155. The case has been ____ watched, amid wider
fears about China's legal system.
a. strictly
b. closely
c. tightly
d. firmly
156. Mr. She, a former security guard, was arrested in
1994 and ____ in 1998 to 15 years in jail for the
murder of his wife, after a body was found.
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157. His wife reappeared ____ March, and Mr. She's
plight became one of the most glaring of many
recent examples of failures in China's legal
system.
a. on
b. at
c. in
d. with
158. Mr. She said he had been tortured by police into
making a false ____.
a. accusation
b. confession
c. alarm
d. name
159. Beijing outlawed torture in 1996, ____ human
rights organizations report it is still used to extract
confessions.
a. but
b. so
c. however
d. since
160. The Chinese authorities move to stop ____ that
the death penalty is too widely used.
a. critical
b. criticize
c. critically
d. criticism
161. China carried ____ at least 3,400 executions last
year, according to rights group Amnesty
International.
a. on
b. out
c. off
d. away
162. At the moment, Chinese citizens can be
sentenced to death for crimes such as corruption
and ____.
a. rob
b. robber
c. robbery
d. robbed
163. Nokia Corp. will ____ mobile networks for
BSNL in northern India, in a deal valued at $140
million.
a. to expand
b. expanding
c. be expanded
d. expand
164. The expansion is an extension of a $285 million
contract signed last year by Nokia and Bharat
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Sanchar Nigam Limited, one of India's ____
telecoms.
a. leader
b. leading
c. led
d. lead
165. The deal will enable BSNL _____ coverage and
its capacity to 2 million new subscribers.
a. increase
b. increasing
c. to increase
d. increased
166. Based in Espoo just outside the Finnish capital,
Nokia ____ in 130 countries and has about 55,500
employees.
a. operates
b. lives
c. stays
d. cooperates
167. The cost of building a Microsoft Corp. Xbox
360 video game console is nearly 40 percent
higher than the ____ price.
a. retailing
b. retailed
c. retailer
d. retail
168. Microsoft aims to sell about 5.5 million
premium and lower-priced basic Xbox 360 units
____ the end of June.
a. on
b. by
c. until
d. in
169. The machine will compete ____ the PlayStation
3 from Sony Corp. and Nintendo Co. Ltd's
Revolution, each due out in 2006.
a. for
b. about
c. in
d. with
170. Console makers have historically subsidized
manufacturing costs by creating and selling their
own video games and by ____ fees from
publishers who make titles for their systems.
a. collect
b. collection
c. collecting
d. to collect
171. Several new Xbox 360 games are priced _____.
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c. as high $60
d. as high to $60
172. Microsoft, currently in second place to Sony in
the $10 billion U.S. video game____ , is gunning
for the top spot with the release of its new
console.
a. marketer
b. market
c. marketing
d. marketed
173. Crotty said the big winner in the video game
wars is IBM, ____ its microprocessors power all
three of the new consoles from the industry's
heavy hitters.
a. since
b. although
c. therefore
d. but
174. The release of those machines is expected to
reignite hardware ____ growth.
a. selling
b. sold
c. sell
d. sales
175. Japan's ____ surplus narrowed in October as
import costs continued to swell on high oil prices,
offsetting a mild recovery in exports.
a. trade
b. to trade
c. trade
d. trading

176. Japan's economy grew 0.4 percent in JulySeptember, the fourth straight quarter of ____.
a. growth
b. decline
c. crisis
d. loss
177. China, combined with Hong Kong, is now
Japan's biggest trading ____ and Japan's secondlargest export destination after the United States.
a. colleague
b. partner
c. counterpart
d. rival
178. Economists also expect a recent depreciation in
the yen starting to support exports. A weaker yen
makes Japanese exports cheaper and ____ in
overseas markets.
a. the most attractive
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b. more attractive than
c. more attractive
d. most attractive
179. After looking for love on the Internet and failing
to find it, frustrated lonely hearts are heading to
court, accusing online dating sites of engaging in
____ practices.
a. good
b. legal
c. standard
d. deceptive
180. A recent lawsuit against Match.com charged the
matchmaking service with ____ a female
employee out on a date with a male subscriber as
"date bait" to keep him signed up.
a. to send
b. sending
c. sent
d. send
181. Another lawsuit against a personals service ____
by Yahoo Inc. accused the Internet portal giant of
creating fake profiles to entice subscribers.
a. offer
b. offering
c. to offer
d. offered
182. Match.com ____ the allegations and obtained an
affidavit from the woman in question, who
declared she never worked for the company.
a. denied
b. admitted
c. investigated
d. faced
183. The federal fraud lawsuits, ____ seek classaction status, have roiled the lucrative online
dating industry.
a. that
b. who
c. whom
d. which
184. A 2004 report by Jupiter Research estimated the
U.S. Internet personals market had ____ of $473
million that year — the largest moneymaker for
online content.
a. revenues
b. expenses
c. losses
d. costs
185. The lawsuit against Yahoo was filed in October
in U.S. District Court ____San Jose by plaintiff
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a. in
b. on
c. at
d. above
186. The suit says Yahoo posts fake profiles on its
personals site "to generate____ , public trust and
give the site a much more attractive and
functional appearance."
a. interesting
b. interested
c. interest
d. to interest
187. Yahoo ____ $19.95 a month for a dating service
and $34.95 a month for a service geared for
people looking for more serious relationships.
a. pays
b. charges
c. subsidizes
d. spends
188. After months of failing to meet a potential
match, Anthony became ____ and discovered the
same picture of a woman being posted for
different cities under different names.
a. suspicion
b. suspect
c. suspecting
d. suspicious

b. her
c. their
d. his
192. It was the fourth and final home match ____
fans, a UEFA punishment handed out to the
Italian club following fan violence during a
Champions League match last season with city
rival AC Milan.
a. with
b. no
c. except
d. without
193. Russell Crowe pleaded guilty Friday to thirddegree assault, ____ to a judge that he threw a
phone that hit a Manhattan hotel concierge in
June.
a. denying
b. admitting
c. accusing
d. devoting
194. Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Kathryn Freed
sentenced the actor to a conditional discharge,
which means he must not get ____ for one year.
a. arrested
b. arresting
c. arrest
d. to arrest

189. Trish McDermott, chief matchmaker at
Engage.com and a member of Match.com's
startup team, said she never saw any type of ____
fraud during her decade at Match.com.
a. consumer
b. consumption
c. consume
d. consuming
190. Defending champion Liverpool, Chelsea and
Inter Milan reached the knockout stage of the
Champions League on Wednesday, joining seven
other teams that had ____ qualified.
a. yet
b. already
c. still
d. ever
191. In Milan, Adriano ended his month-long scoring
drought with ____ hat trick in the 4-0 win over
Artmedia. The victory at San Siro was again
played behind closed doors.
a. its

195. If he ____ of more serious charges initially filed
against him — assault and criminal possession of
a weapon — Crowe could have lost his right to
work in the United States and might have faced
seven years of prison time.
a. were convicted
b. has been convicted
c. had been convicted
d. would have been convicted
196. Crowe, 41, who ____ the Academy Award for
best actor in 2001 for "Gladiator," has also starred
in such films as "A Beautiful Mind" and
"Cinderella Man."
a. wins
b. has won
c. had won
d. won
197. He was arrested after flying into a rage in June
____ he had trouble calling his wife in Australia
from his room at the Mercer Hotel in Manhattan's
SoHo district.
a. although

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b. when
c. however
d. yet
198. Crowe, who ____ still and erect, told the judge
on Friday that he did throw the phone, striking the
concierge.
a. said
b. announced
c. admitted
d. stood
199. On Aug. 25, Crowe said in a statement that he
had ____ a settlement with the concierge, Nestor

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Estrada. Terms of the settlement were not
disclosed.
a. rejected
b. reached
c. proceeded
d. conducted
200. The actor also had publicly apologized on the
"Late Show with David Letterman" ____ after the
incident.
a. shortly
b. shorten
c. short
d. shortness



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