1.1. The police solved the case by finding evidence _____ to
that serious crime.
(A) referent (B) contradicted (C) relevant (D) limited
2.2. The government launched a national _____ plan to help
individuals planning for post-retirement life.
(A) adolescent (B) combat (C) pension (D) immigrant
3.3. The company _____ the local market and decided the
quantity of annual production.
(A) nominated (B) evoked (C) thrived (D) analyzed
4.4. Most people _____ Copernicus with mathematics and
astronomy, but he was also an artist.
(A) associate (B) speculate (C) fascinate (D) illustrate
5.5. Thermal images show exactly how animals can _____ these
cooler microclimates in trees.
(A) restrict (B) exploit (C) launch (D) absorb
6.6. The note of _____ in Sharon’s voice made Jacky go help
(A) staple (B) jargon (C) rapport (D) urgency
7.7. This newly designed football can _____ energy from kick,
dribble, and throw, and store it for later use.
(A) transgress (B) reflect (C) capture (D) shoot
8.8. Mrs. Shu-Chu Chen _____ the money by working long
18-hour days at a local market.
(A) stole (B) accumulated (C) took (D) spent
9.9. Too many talented people fail to make significant leaps of
imagination because they’ve become _____ on their
(A) fixated (B) serious (C) concerned (D) mature
10.10. Our Society is based on the principle that people are not
_____--we all age and die within a certain time.
(A) weak (B) fiction (C) mortal (D) immortal
11.11. He did not study at all, but passed the test. The test couldn’t
_____ very difficult.
(A) being (B) have being (C) have been (D) been
12.12. Do you remember _____ to the post office for me? I need
(A) go (B) to go (C) gone (D) going
13.13. To paint a picture later, _____.
(A) a rough sketch of the scene is useful
(B) he made a rough sketch of the scene
(C) a rough sketch of the scene makes
(D) the scene requires a rough sketch
14.14. Can you get _____ before the weekend?
(A) my car repaired
(B) repair my car
(C) my car repair
(D) repaired my car
15.15. A good teacher has to be able to respond _____ students as
(A) to (B) in (C) from (D) at
16.16. _____ in airplane before, the little girl was surprised and a
little frightened when her ears popped.
(A) Had ever flown
(B) Having never flown
(C) Because not flying
(D) Because she never flew
17.17. An increasing body of research _____ that when leaders
lighten up and create a fun workplace, there is a significant
increase in the level of employee trust.
(D) being demonstrated
18.18. The satellite’s purpose is to find sources of air pollutants,
including exhaust gas, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide
_____ from factories.
(A) emit (B) emits (C) emitted (D) emitting
19.19. They read easy stories _____ English to study a foreign
(A) on (B) in (C) from (D) for
20.20. Children often shrink responsibility _____ doing chores
around the house nowadays.
(A) to (B) onto (C) from (D) into
Life often seems to be a (21) to see who is faster, stronger, or
smarter. Wining is very important (22) it affects our status
and income. Athletes can see big increases in their incomes
when they win. In school, students compete for grades and
awards. At work, employees compete for (23) . They must
help their companies deliver new and better products and
services if they want to achieve success. All of this comes (24) ,
and the bill is usually paid for in time, effort, and health. Great
effort plus the fear for falling behind can make people sick, and
it is the root of many (25) in modern society.
【題組】21. (A) competition (B) journey (C) game (D) travel
22.【題組】22. (A) however (B) nevertheless (C) because (D) thereafter
27.27. His neglect to extinguish the cigarette resulted from
destruction of more than a hundred acres of forest. (A) to extinguish (B)resulted from (C)of (D)a hundred acres of
28.28. Jonas was dischargingfrom the hospital this
morning, two months afterthe serious car crash. (A) was discharging (B) from (C) after (D) the serious car crash
29.29.Error Correction: Seventy-eight percent of the people in New York City lives in upstairs apartments, not on the ground floor. (A) percent (B) lives (C) upstairs (D) floor
30.30. Error Correction:My cousin and her husband moved to other country because they don’t like cold weather. (A) other (B) because (C) don’t (D) weather
31.31. The young students say that the robots are fun, though are these children really learning anything? (A) students (B) robots (C) though (D) anything
32.32. Error Correction:Tim would have finished his education if he hasn’t
had to quit school and find a job in order to support his family. (A) have finished (B) hasn’t (C) in order to (D) family
33.33. Error Correction:Professor Chen, do you mind me ask you a
question about the ongoing experiment? (A)Professor (B) mind (C) ask (D) ongoing
34.34. Error Correction: The company is no longer running advertisements in this district where theysoon thought they had a
chance to prevail. (A) is no longer running (B) in this district (C) soon thought (D) had
35.35. Error Correction: Do you still remember the time when your car
broke up on the motorway? (A)Do (B)remember (C)when (D) up
36.36. Thank you so much for giving me a ride home. I owe you
(A) My pleasure.
(B) No, I don’t need any money.
(C) Yes, one dollar for a ride.
(D) I have no problem driving home.
37.37. I don’t think my boss likes me. He hardly ever talks to me.
(A) Don’t worry about it! I’m sure he understood.
(B) No worries. Everyone likes him.
(C) Don’t take it personally. He’s that way with everyone.
(D) It’s okay. He is very talkative.
38.38. A: Hi, Catherine. What times does your watch say? Mine is
(A) Hey. We will have a quick lunch.
(B) No. Each meeting is about 40 minutes.
(C) Great. That program is not too long.
(D) I don’t wear a watch. But I’ll check my cellphone.
39.39. A: Do you have any job offers?
(A) Well, I’ve heard about this cultural exchange program.
(B) No, not yet. I sent out a lot of resumes, but I didn’t
receive many responses.
(C) Yes, I was so lucky. I won a horse in a prize draw.
(D) Anyway, I could recognize most of my classmates.
40.40. A: Let’s go to some musical, _____?
B: Sure, why not. But please let me pay for the tickets this
(A) aren’t we (B) weren’t we (C) shall we (D) won’t we
41.VI. Reading Comprehension
Smartphone now present a whole new set of etiquette issues
as entire tables disappear into the Internet via small glowing
screens. The modern smartphone has morphed into instant
messenger, mailbox, camera, flashlight, computer, map,
dictionary, newspaper, personal assistant, and social media portal.
As such its use at the table has become so prevalent that
restaurants are now forced to incorporate how to deal with them
into the sequence of service and table maintenance. Restaurants
have begun offering diners small plates to hold their phones in
order to shield them from potential spills and dinner debris.
Some fine dining restaurants frown upon cellphone use. And a
few places for as far as to post “no cellphone signs.” But most
restaurants are finding ways to address what many consider the
new reality of our fast-paced digital era while at the same time
working to encourage diners to say involved with their dining
【題組】41. What is the best title of this article?
(A) Tech-savvy students as restaurant insiders
(B) Restaurants meet smartphones.
(C) Social media alters the grieving process.
(D) Made to order and examples of innovation
42.【題組】42. What does “them” refer to in the first paragraph?
(A) outfits (B) chambers (C) cellphones (D) utensils
43.【題組】43. What can be inferred from the first paragraph?
(A) thumb flying (B) wolfing down
(C) captive audience (D) coach potato
44.【題組】44. What does “prevalent” in the first paragraph mean?
(A) mysterious (B) popular (C) comparable (D) awkward
45.【題組】45. Based on the second paragraph, what does the author
(A) Once one person at the table takes out their phone,
everyone else sort of do it.
(B) The cellphone in the restaurant is a seamless thing.
(C) When people sit down in a restaurant, they put their
phone down somewhere, too.
(D) People you’re having dinner with are more important
than those on the other end of the phone line.
46.Jonathan MacArthur, 35, decided to eat out one Saturday
night. He pulled into a drive-up window at MacDonald’s.
Hungry as a bear, he ordered a large beef burger, large fries, and
a king-size drink. MacArthur got his fast food as well as a big
surprise. Stuffed inside one of the paper bags was £2,000!
“I looked at the money as I ate. I knew immediately I should
give it back,” MacArthur said. But MacArthur did not return the
money right off the bat. He went home to sleep on it. “I’ve got to
say I was tempted to keep it,” he embarrassedly admitted.
MacArthur went down to MacDonald’s the next day to give
back the money. Restaurant workers greeted him with tears in
their eyes and gave him lunch on the house. They explained that
the restaurant puts its bank deposits in paper bags to prevent
robberies. By mistake, a clerk gave MacArthur the wrong paper
MacDonald’s is happy to give MacArthur a reward. But
MacArthur says there’s something even better—he has a clear
conscience. “I’m glad I did the right thing. I feel better than I’ve
【題組】46. What is not included in MacArthur’s meal?
(A) burger (B) fries (C) pie (D) drink
47.【題組】47. What does the phrase “right off the bat” mean?
48.【題組】48. What does the phrase “on the house” mean?
(A) free (B) secretly (C) generously (D) happily
49.【題組】49. Why did the restaurant worker give MacArthur the bag
(A) to thank him
(B) to surprise him
(C) to test him
(D) it is a mistake
50.【題組】50. What might be an appropriate title for this short article?
(A) No pain, no gain.
(B) Rolling stone gathers no moss.
(C) A meal with a big surprise.
(D) A light purse is a heavy curse.