1.1. The team members were all hot and "exhausted" after the
(A) dirty (B) tired (C) active (D) busy
2.2. The only "drawback" of this plan is its expense.
(A) disadvantage (B) agreement (C) feedback (D) skill
3.3. The mayor had no special "privileges" and was treated just
like every other prisoner.
(A) justifications (B) rights (C) charges (D) responsibilities
4.4. The lamp will "illuminate" this corner nicely.
(A) light up (B) blow up (C) turn on (D) catch on
5.5. Prices have risen steadily during the past "decade".
(A) century (B) twenty-five years (C) ten years (D) epoch
6.6. Impressionist paintings often "highlight" the changing
qualities of light.
(A) extend (B) emphasize (C) distort (D) soften
7.7. Her math teacher is very "rigid" in opinions and ideas.
(A) inflexible (B) intelligent (C) lucid (D) accurate
8.8. Her aunt asked her to "keep an eye" on the children while she
was on vacation. (A) feed (B) watch (C) encourage (D) help
9.9. Research in the near future on the neurobiology is likely to
_______ our current understanding of the physiology of the
brain and its effect on human behavior.
(A) enlighten (B) empower (C) enlarge (D) enforce
10.10. The reports of a massive outbreak of E. coli , the _________
superbacteria, make Europeans and Americans tremble.
(A) dead (B) died (C) dying (D) deadly
11.11. During the sensormotor stage, children are extremely
_________, meaning they cannot perceive the world from
others' viewpoints. (A) egocentric (B) egoism
(C) egocentricity (D) egomania
12.12. Scott is someone _______ a friend’s birthday.
(A) who he never forgets (B) whom never forgets
(C) who never forgets (D) who never forget
13.13. What _______ if you didn’t have to work for six weeks?
(A) would you do (B) did you do
(C) will you do (D) have you done
14.14. Could you tell me _______?
(A) what time is it (B) is it 5:00 yet
(C) what time it is (D) it is what time
15.15. Before they _______, they had both been diving instructors.
(A) had retired (B) have retired
(C) are retiring (D) retired
16.16. I don’t need those reports now, but please have them ready
______ six o’clock. (A) at (B) on (C) by (D) in
17.17. I always try my best to avoid _____ mistakes.
(A) to make (B) from making
(C) making (D) that I make
18.18. The greater _____ distance, the weaker the gravitational
force. (A) of (B) the (C) is the (D) is of the
19.19. _____ for school at 7:30 than it started to rain.
(A) I had hardly left (B) As soon as I had left
(C) The moment I left (D) No sooner had I left
20.20. Plants get nourishment _____ the soil.
(A) from (B) to (C) with (D) of
21.21. In some countries, business people have a very direct style,
while in ______ they are much more subtle in style.
(A) others (B) the others (C) another (D) each
22.22. The representatives are _____ going home and seeing their
families after this negotiation.
(A) looking up to (B) looking for
(C) looking out (D) looking forward to
23.23. Concrete operational stage is from ages 7 to 11,________
children can conserve and think logically but only with
practical aids and they are no longer self-centered.
(A) during which (B) which (C) to which (D) what
24.24. The young man feels completely isolated from everything
around him ________ the fact that he dwells in a city.
(A) although (B) despite (C) even though (D) despite of
25.25. A: Didn’t he use to live in Tainan?
B: _______. He lived in Taipei.
(A) Yes, he did. (B) No, he didn’t
(C) Yes, he didn’t. (D) No, he did.
26.26. A: If you give me a ride, I’ll help you with your history
(A) It’s a deal. (B) It’s out of the question.
(C) It depends. (D) It matters a great deal.
27.27. A: How many countries have you visited?
(A) I went to India, Canada, and Australia last year.
(B) As many as possible. (C) I plan to visit more.
(D)Well, only one.
28.28. A: Does your girlfriend like her present?
(A) No, she didn’t agree, either. (B) Yes, the presentation
is really good. (C) Yes, she couldn’t take her eyes off it.
(D) No, she’s no longer there.
29.29. A: My brother was fined for eating on the MRT.
(A) Pretty well. (B)Was that delicious?
(C) That’s nice. (D) He deserved it
30.30. Mary: ________.
Mom: Meat balls and mashed potatoes.
Mary: Great. That’s what I was hoping you were going to
(A) What are you making for dinner? (B) What is it that
you enjoy most? (C) What are you doing over there?
(D) What’s your order, Madam?
31.31. Teacher: Why didn’t you hand in the paper yesterday?
(A) I’m sorry I forget. (B) You must apologize for it.
(C) Because I’ve finished writing it.
(D) I thought I was supposed to turn it in today
32.32. Tom: Do you happen to have five hundred dollars with you.
Tom: I want to buy a CD.
(A) How do you want a CD. (B) How much?
(C) What for? (D)When can you pay me back?
33.33. Peter: The weather doesn’t look good tonight, does it?
Alice: Yeah, and the bus always comes late on rainy days.
Peter: __________. It sure does.
(A) You did. (B) You bet.
(C) I can’t do it. (D) I’m afraid not.
34.34. Man: Is it nine-three-two-one double six-zero-five?
Man: Oh, I’m sorry.
(A) Are you sure? (B) I’m sorry, but he’s not in right now.
(C) I’m afraid you’ve called the wrong number.
(D) Nice to hear from you.