Grammar & Vocabulary
An important lecture tomorrow, the professor has to stay up late into the night to prepare for it.
A. to be given B. will be given C. is to be given D. given
2. They all think that it’s better to be busy than to be free, _______?
A. don’t they B. aren’t they C. doesn’t it D. isn’t it
3. ____________, he sometimes can not stand the way she solves problems.
A. Although much he likes her B. Much although he likes her
C. As he likes her much D. Much as he likes her
4. After the earthquake, a new nuclear station was put up ________ there had once been a farm.
A. where B. when C. that D. which
5. Down ________ from the seventh floor when he heard someone shouted at him.
A. the burglar jumped B. jumped the burglar
C. did the burglar jump D. the jumped burglar
6. __________ my umbrella with me when I came out this morning, I should not be so wet now.
A. Had I taken B. Will I take C. Have I taken D. Would I taken
7. __________ proposals should be put into practice no matter how hard it will be.
A. These all B. All such C. Some there D. Such all
8. Professor James suggested that his students _________ a composition about air pollution.
A. write B. to write C. wrote D. had written
9. Benjamin told me his father had decided to support him and ______ he would quit the school to start his business.
A. / B. when C. that D. which
10. Once _________, this power station will supply all the neighboring towns and villages with electricity.
A. it being completed B. it completed C. completed D. it completes
11. My brother met her at the Grand Theater yesterday afternoon, so she _______ your lecture.
A. mustn’t have attended B. needn’t have attended
C. shouldn’t have attended D. couldn’t have attended
12. You can never imagine what great trouble I have had ______ the customer to withdraw a claim.
A. persuade B. to persuade C. persuading D. persuaded
13. Our boss, Mr. Thompson, ______ a raise in salary for ages, but nothing has happened yet.
A. was promising B. has been promising C. promised D. has promised
14. Victor took a bus and headed for home, _______ if his wife would have him back. P119
A. not to know B. not known C. not knowing D. not having known
15. On Sundays there are a lot of children playing in the park, ______ parents seated together joking.
A. their B. that C. whose D. which
16. Which of the following sentences is INCORRECT?
A. His family is well known in this country. B. The public were not allowed to hear the trial.
C. Poultry is expensive at this time of year. D. Physics include mechanics, heat, light, etc.
17. Which of the following sentences is INCORRECT? ____________
He is a Chinese tall intelligent young officer.
There are a few new major urban highways.
She is wearing a pretty pink woolen sweater.
He stands on a beautiful little white stone bridge.
18. Which of the following prepositional phrases is used as attributive?
A. Just make yourself at home. B. He arrived after me.
C. Hand me the book on the desk. D. My busiest time is from nine to ten.
19. “She is no less optimistic than her elder sister.” This sentence means that_________.
A. She is not as optimistic as her elder sister.
B. She is more optimistic than her elder sister.
C. She is as optimistic as her elder sister.
D. She is no more optimistic than her elder sister.
20. Which of the following sentences indicates “probability”?
A. The stadium can be emptied in four minutes. B. I can speak a little French as well as Japanese.
C. She can’t have slept through all that noise. D. You can take the car, if you want.
21. Which of the following sentences is a COMMAND?
A. Good old Mike! B. Try that again.
C. Have a good night. D. Beg your forgiveness.
22. The following sentences have an indirect object EXCEPT _____________.
A. Our teacher tells us some stories. B. Mr. Smith gave a watch to me.
C. My grandma told him the truth last night. D. We consider him to be a good teacher.
23. All the following italicized parts are appositive clauses EXCEPT
A. That fact that he had not said anything surprised everybody.
B. He got the news from Mary that the sports meeting was put off.
C. The fact that you are talking about has nothing to do with it.
D. The question that who should do the work requires consideration.
24. Which of the following italicized parts is used as an object complement?
A. Have you got everything ready for journey?
B. Don’t marry young.
C. This fruit can be eaten raw.
D. Alone and broke, Hamas struggles to rule.
25. All the following sentences have a passive meaning EXCEPT __________.
A. We must be prepared for the worst. B. How did the window get broken?
C. A note was passed up to the speaker. D. I won’t have my house turned into a hotel.
26. His dominant _______ was to take all things into earnest consideration.
A. trait B. trail C. trace D. track
27. One third of the Chinese in the United States live in California, _____ in the San Francisco area.
A. remarkably B. severely C. drastically D. predominantly
28. You can _______ your muscles more powerfully by linking up your breathing to the exercise.
A. condense B. compress C. contract D. shrink
29. _________increases in the oil price have promoted anxiety among the car owners.
A. abrupt B. Ample C. Acute D. Automatic
30. Your advice would be ________ valuable to him, who is now at a loss as to what to do first.
A. excessively B. exceedingly C. extensively D. exclusively
31. Although he tried to focus on homework, the boy was ______ by his favorite cartoon.
A. distracted B. displaced C. dispersed D. discarded
32. His greatest _________ is his utterly natural and profoundly good musical instinct.
A. capacity B. competence C. gift D. aptitude
33. Throughout our lives, mothers are there with an encouraging word, a sympathetic ear, and a(an) _______heart.
A. obedient B. tame C. tender D. Temperate
34. Tommy was sweating bullets by the time the police had finished questioning him. The underlined part means ________.
A. impatient B. very frightened C. speechless D. very tired
35. A recent article in a weekly newspaper was headed with a striking ______ of a lady in a stage of considerable distress.
A. illustration B. sketch C. diagram D. chart
36. My aunt tried her best to ______the situation, but the damage was already done.
A. adjust B. regulate C. rectify D. amend
37. Michael is holding a ______ in the company and expects to be promoted soon.
A. minor B. inferior C. secondary D. subordinate
38. They’ve made a great ______ forward with their road building in the last few years.
A. bounce B. bound C. hop D. leap
39. Your books and magazines are almost in a ____; go and put them in order.
A. chaos B. disorder C. mess D. riot
40. Race remains a prominent and _____ issue in the United States, which has struggled to overcome a legacy of slavery and discrimination.
A. sensible B. sensitive C. sentimental D. sensational
41. Mr. Mage is always ______ on appearing his view these years.
A. anxious B. enthusiastic C. keen D. thirsty
42. Just months after entering politics, he finds he has been under_____ by a dogged justice system.
A. sanity B. scrutiny C. scarcity D. serenity
43. Fiber-optic cables can carry hundreds of telephone conversations________.
A. homogeneously B. spontaneously C. simultaneously D. ingeniously
44. After three years’ hard study, he gained his _____ in psychometrics.
A. warrant B. degree C. diploma D. certificate
45. She was standing outside in the snow, _______ with cold.
A. staggering B. spinning C. shivering D. shaking
46. The heart disease has been one of the most ________ diseases to endanger the health and result in death.
A. mortal B. deathly C. destructive D. fatal
47. I wish you break a leg in the coming English speech contest. The underlined part means ______.
A. get injured B. play well C. good luck D. have fun
48. The animal protection group is calling on people to _______ fur coats and care for wild animals.
A. ban B. forbid C. veto D. boycott
49. If you are male, you clap at something funny and if your are female, you _____ whilst placing a hand over your mouth.
A. chuckle B. giggle C. jeer D. sneer
50. Good love makes you see the whole world from one person while bad love makes you ____ the whole world for one person.
A. resign B. surrender C. release D. abandon
1-10: AADAB; ABACC;
11-20: DCBCA; DACCC;
21-30: BDCAA; ADCAB;
41-50: CBCCC; DCDBD