1.1. ____ old-age and survivor insurance program, the unemployment insurance program is a Federal –State system. (A) Although (B) Alike (C) Similar (D) Unlike
2.2. It looked more like a crow ________.
(A) than like a raven (B)than it was a raven
(C)instead of a raven (D)than it looked like a raven
3.3. Mike’s brother along with his parents insisted that __________.
(A) he remain in school (B)he remained in school
(C)he had remained in school (D)he could have remained in school
4.4. Most large cities had public libraries supported by taxation or private philanthropy, ________.
(A) and sometimes either one (B)sometimes by one of them
(C)and sometimes one way of the other (D)sometimes by both
5.5. A busy computer keeps careful track of ________.
(A) metals costing of a million molars (B)the millions of dollar worthing metals
(C)the millions of dollar worth of metals (D)the million’s worth metals
6.6. Many farmers built silos ________ to store grains.
(A) with which (B)which (C)in which (D)in there
7.7. The health program outlined in the article seems very sound to me, but it has ____________ considerable public outcry.
(A) met with (B)met up with (C)run up with (D)run against
8.8. Anna said in her letter that she’d appreciate __________ from you some time.
(A) to hear (B) having heard (C) hearing (D) to hearing
9.9. Since the road is wet this morning, _________ last night.
(A) it must rain (B) it must be raining (C)it must have rained (D) it must have been rain
10.10. When Arthur applied for a job, Professor Adams was able to recommend him __________.
(A) very highly (B) with superb notices (C) greatly (D) with high regard
11.11. She overslept and was _______ late that she missed the bus.
(A) so (B) too (C) much (D) very
12.12. Prices for bikes at that store can run __________ $250.
(A) as high as (B) as high to (C) so high to (D) so high as
13.13. His salary as a bus driver is much higher _____________.
(A) in comparison with the salary of a teacher (B) than a teacher
(C) than that of a teacher (D) to compare as a teacher
14.14. Let’s start early, _______?
(A) will you (B) won’t you (C) shall we (D) will we
15.15. It is the high humidity that makes London winters so chilly, _________.
(A) not that its temperatures are being low (B) not lowness of temperature
(C) since low temperatures are not as present (D) not the low temperatures
16.16.(error correction) People rarely recognize the fact that being underweight is as dangerous to health as overweight.
(A)rarely (B) the fact (C) is (D)overweight
17.17. New faculty apartments whose units are more spacious than older housing raise near the campus.
(A)faculty (B)whose (C)housing (D)raise
Behavior (would be usually termed) instinctive if it occurs without (apparent) opportunity to learn, or if it (appears) to be universal to the (species). [選錯]
(A) would be usually termed
19.19. The number of the jury were still far from agreeing after they had argued all night.
(A) The number of (B)agreeing (C)they (D)had argued
20.20. While you are a college student, your education will both take place within and outside the context of formal study.
(A)While (B)both (C)take place (D)outside
21.21. Many modern skyscrapers, though visually pleasing, they have heating and cooling systems that require closed windows and consequently waste energy.
(A)visually pleasing (B) they have (C)closed (D)waste
22.22. The speaker announced that there was a small fire and directed them nearest the door to leave first.
(A)there was (B)them (C)nearest (D)to leave first
23.23. A “tsunami,” that is the result of an underwater earthquake or tornado, is the most destructive of all tidal waves.
(A)that (B)result of (C)the most (D)of all
24.24. One sign that you are making progress in an art such as painting or photography is when you begin to realize how much there is to learn.
(A)you are (B)such as (C)is (D)when
25.25. Would anyone object to us inviting Ron to go with us to the lecture?
(A)would (B)object to (C)us (D)to go
In preparing for the test to be given next week, you should review each assignment and do the things which suggested below. (選錯的)
(A) in preparing
(B)to be given
27.27. Its two small black ears and an oval patch surrounding every eye give the panda’s furry face a wistful clownlike expression.
(A) Its (B)every (C)give (D)wistful
28.28. The very destructiveness of war on both friend and foe has rendered it uselessly as a means of settling international disputes.
(A)very (B)both friend and foe (C)useless (D)as a means of
29.29. Newly designed tires which have hardly no tread increase the speed of racing cars considerably.
(A) Newly designed (B)hardly no (C)speed of (D)considerably
30.30. His doctor has forbidden him from drinking alcoholic beverages until his condition improves enough to stop taking antibiotics.
(A)fom drinking (B)improves (C)enough (D)taking
31.31. He made a (tacit) agreement to share the profits.
(A) written (B) declared (C) unspoken (D) stated
32.32. All the students are (toiling) in the fields now.
(A) relaxing (B)sweating (C) working (D) searching
33.33. Her brother who works as a businessman is a (suave) young man.
(A) Cute (B)wealthy (C) refined (D) poor
34.34. The innocent man was (exonerated).
(A) punished (B)imprisoned (C) excused (D) amused
Since Lake Nasser was to form in the hottest and driest place on earth, evaporation losses were bound to be (staggering).
36.36. The senator was known for being a great orator who could speak (extemporaneously) for hours.
(A) without notes (B)excitedly (C) without getting tired (D) on important subjects
37.37. Even after two years in (casks), many of the finest wines are not yet ready to be enjoyed.
(A) pans (B)sacks (C) barrels (D) cellars
38.38. Doctors must (palliate) that which they cannot cure.
(A) kill (B)ease (C) aggravate (D) heal
39.39. The sinner felt better after he had made a (remorseful) confession.
(A) disdainful (B)disheveled (C) disillusioned (D) penitent
40.40. Bandits used to (sack) those defenseless towns.
(A) hanker (B) plunder (C) fabricate (D) gape
41.41. As his age advances, the old man tends to (meditate) on his past life.
(A) repent (B)regret (C) expect (D) ponder
42.42. As far as English is concerned, this class is above the (norm) for the freshman year.
(A) average (B)suspicion (C) doubt (D) neurosis
43.43. The baby (bawled) and kicked when his bottle was taken away.
(A) cried (B)bit (C) struck (D) chuckled