401 I wish I could be an adult. No one can ______ eat fish.
(A)punish them (B)tell them to (C)punish them (D)deserve to
402 Jerry studies during the week ______ he can play on weekends.
(A)so quickly (B)so much (C)so that (D)so and so
403 Please move your chairs outside ______ we can clean the floor.
(A)so quickly (B)so much (C)so that (D)so and so
404 The sheep locked the door ______ the wolf couldn't come in.
(A)so much (B)so that (C)so to speak (D)so be it
405 Spring is the ______ for most animals.
(A)mating season (B)picking mate (C)mate time (D)shortage season
406 Some children don't eat a lot of foods. They are ______.
(A)picky children (B)shortage eaters (C)picky eaters (D)food representatives
407 In order to ______ school, you must do well in all the subjects.
(A)succeed in (B)successful in (C)succeed to (D)successful to
408 Some people say most girls ______ diamonds.
(A)deserve (B)represent (C)picky (D)prefer
409 The government is ______ to clean up the environment.
(A)stepping (B)step by step (C)making steps (D)taking steps
410 The school is ______ to help students practice English more.
(A)taking steps (B)stepping out (C)step by step (D)stepping
411 Polar bears are white ______.
(A)all over (B)head over heels (C)head to toe (D)all by themselves
412 After the concert, there was trash ______ the place.
(A)running out (B)all over (C)all the worse (D)picking up
413 Janet covered her ears to ______ the noise from the party.
(A)shut out (B)shut up (C)shut from (D)shut block
414 The dog was ______ after it was hit by a car.
(A)hurt a lot (B)badly hurt (C)died (D)very hurt
415 When people lower their national flag, it is a ______ of sadness.
(A)represent (B)deserve (C)grief (D)sign
416 Many wild animals in Africa are ______ government protection.
(A)being (B)under (C)with (D)having
417 Sorry, your 15 minutes is up. You've ______ time.
(A)ended use of (B)used up with (C)run out of (D)be out with
418 I didn't return your call because I was ______ you called me.
(A)not find out (B)not blamed by (C)not preferred to (D)not aware that
419 The teacher was ______ some students didn't study by looking at their homework.
(A)found out (B)fixed up (C)punished (D)aware that
420 Your teacher may be strict, but you're ______ have a teacher who cares.
(A)punished by (B)deserve to (C)lucky to (D)silly to
421 It hasn't rained for three months. We are ______ have water to drink.
(A)deserve to (B)lucky to (C)punished by (D)need to
422 Eric is nice, funny, and rich. He's ______ Wendy's ______ wanted in a husband.
(A)everything; ever (B)all that; even (C)everything; so much (D)all; wish
423 Why are you in love with Gina? What do you ______ her?
(A)find about (B)see in (C)love with (D)attracted to
424 Fran is in love with Wally because of what she ______ him.
(A)finds about (B)loves with (C)sees in (D)attracted to
425 If you know Roy like I do, you will ______ a nice, caring person ______ him.
(A)find; about (B)like; about (C)enjoy; in (D)see; in
426 Beautiful people sometimes don't know if their friends like them ______ or just what they look like.
(A)by who they are (B)for who they are (C)be with them (D)in themselves
427 She bakes killer chocolate cookies. =
(A)She kills people with chocolate cookies. (B)Her chocolate cookies are dead. (C)She makes very good chocolate chip cookies. (D)She kills chocolate cookies after she bakes them.
428 “Without blinking, she answered the question.” =
(A)She answered immediately. (B)She never blinked her eyes. (C)Her eyes didn’t blink when she answered the question. (D)She looked at the prince and forgot to blink.
429 ______, Allison answered the teacher’s question immediately.
(A)Without blinking (B)Thinking it over (C)Lacking in cleverness (D)Outwitted by
430 ______, the children gave me the answer to my question right away.
(A)After thinking it over (B)Without blinking (C)Being clever (D)Impressed by the cleverness
431 Tyron will give you the key ______ you tell him why you need the key.
(A)as soon as (B)without blinking (C)outwitted by (D)taking care
432 Peter loved the concert. He was very ______ the musicians.
(A)enjoyed (B)embarrassed with (C)impressed by (D)clever about
433 The president was very ______ how quickly Superman saved the pandas.
(A)enjoyed (B)embarrassed with (C)feeling impressive (D)impressed by
434 I will eat dinner with you ______: We pay for ourselves.
(A)with conditioning (B)on one condition (C)with advice (D)on one advice
435 The frog will return the ring ______ that the princess kisses him.
(A)with conditioning (B)with advice (C)on one condition (D)on the advise
436 The judge ______ the criminal to 10 years in jail.
(A)told (B)decided (C)ruled (D)sentenced
437 The men who robbed the bank were ______ to 20 years in jail.
(A)sentenced (B)ruled (C)decided (D)taken
438 I don't like it when people ______ me.
(A)playing jokes with (B)play and joking with (C)play jokes on (D)jokingly playful
439 Lisa is perfect. She is everything Roy's ______ a girlfriend.
(A)wanted so much (B)found to be perfect (C)ever wanted in (D)so loved in
440 Peggy cried when she met the friend she had ______ for ten years.
(A)lost contact with (B)not contact in (C)lost contacts in (D)not contact with
441 The history of tea started ______ as the time of early China.
(A)as soon (B)long away (C)as long ago (D)as far back from
442 My cat disappeared without ______.
(A)leaving signs (B)leaving a trace (C)showing traces (D)showing signs of traces
443 The ghost vanished without leaving ______.
(A)a shadow (B)a sign (C)a chance (D)a trace
444 Ships have disappeared there. ______, planes have disappeared, too.
(A)What is more (B)Regardless (C)Even though (D)On the other hand
445 No matter where you go, don't ______ with your friends.
(A)lost contact (B)lose contact (C)be losing contact (D)lose contacts
446 Here is a plane! Let's send out ______, maybe they will see us!
(A)signs of need (B)flags of want (C)help wanted (D)signals for help
447 There has been some ______ in the theater this month.
(A)strangers happening (B)strange happenings (C)strange things happen (D)happenings are strange
448 Some people believe there are ______ in outer space that swallow everything.
(A)time warps (B)strange happenings (C)mysterious places (D)black holes
449 The teacher was not happy with the explanation Peter ______ about his late homework.
(A)offered (B)said (C)reported (D)explained
450 There are reports that aliens from ______ have been to Taiwan.
(A)deep space (B)outer space (C)far space (D)wider space
451 June's family is going to Singapore ______.
(A)on time off (B)to break (C)on vacation (D)vacating
452 Sherman has not ______ any of his elementary school friends.
(A)without contact (B)without contact with (C)lost contacts (D)lost contact with
453 Many accidents ______ on busy street corners.
(A)show (B)wreck (C)strand (D)occur
454 The police need help on how the accident ______.
(A)wrecked (B)occurred (C)warped (D)avoided
455 This accident would not have ______ if the driver had not driven so fast.
(A)occurred (B)wrecked (C)stranded (D)avoided
456 Thomas can draw beautiful pictures ______ what kind of pen he uses.
(A)regardless of (B)not care (C)speaking of (D)not avoiding
457 We will have the fashion show on Friday ______ the weather.
(A)don't care about (B)regardless of (C)not concerned (D)not caring
458 Quincy says Zoe is beautiful ______ what she wears.
(A)not caring (B)not concerning (C)regardless of (D)care nothing of
459 Besides tofu, ______ ingredient in the miso soup is seaweed.
(A)other (B)another (C)the other (D)many other
460 Cats are common household pets. ______ common household pet is the dog.
(A)Other (B)The other (C)Another (D)Many other
461 I am hungry. I ______ eating an elephant.
(A)want to (B)feeling hunger (C)would like (D)feel like
462 Regina feels ______ Chinese food tonight.
(A)like eating (B)want to eat (C)would like to eat (D)be eating
463 It's early. I feel ______ two more hours.
(A)want to dance (B)want dancing (C)like dancing (D)would like to dance
464 I'm tired. I don't ______ to the movies tonight.
(A)want to feel (B)feel like going (C)like feeling to go (D)feeling like to go
465 My grandmother likes her food ______ the sweet ______.
(A)on; side (B)in; way (C)by; ingredient (D)with; taste
466 My grandfather has never been to Taipei ______.
(A)before (B)ago (C)in front (D)early on
467 Have you two people met ______? You seem to have known each other.
(A)ago (B)early (C)before (D)past
468 Coca-cola is famous ______.
(A)all over the world (B)on the world (C)in the face of the earth (D)in everywhere on earth
469 One day, Michael wants to be a singer who is famous ______.
(A)on the face of the earth (B)all over the world (C)in everywhere (D)on the earth
470 It is ______ that people like baby animals. They are cute.
(A)just real (B)only common (C)only natural (D)common to know
471 Noodles are usually ______ wheat.
(A)made by (B)made in (C)made into (D)made from
472 My father only drinks tea ______ Taiwanese tea leaves.
(A)made in (B)made into (C)made from (D)made by
473 Shaved ice is ______ popular on hot summer days.
(A)special (B)except (C)expressed (D)especially
474 Tiffany likes Japanese singers, ______ the group Luna Sea.
(A)especially (B)specially (C)specialty (D)special in
475 She taught me how to speak English. She taught my sister ______.
(A)as good (B)as much (C)as well (D)as me
477 Elizabeth ______ prefer sad movies.
(A)usually watches to (B)tends to (C)always seems (D)likely to
478 ______ common household chores is taking out the trash.
(A)I hate many (B)No one likes the (C)One of them (D)One of the most
479 When you are tired, you can go to the ______ in the mountains to relax.
(A)hot water (B)hot springs (C)warm springs (D)warm rivers
480 These flowers will be ______ by next month.
(A)in complete blooming (B)in full bloom (C)bloom in full (D)flowering full
481 Your suggestion ______. Let's do that.
(A)hears good (B)hears well (C)sounds well (D)sounds good
482 Chinese food ______. Let's have that for dinner.
(A)sounds good (B)hears good (C)sounds well (D)hears not wrong
483 Her idea ______. I think it will work.
(A)sounds well (B)sounds good (C)sounds not bad (D)sounds not wrong
484 In a big city, the choices of good restaurants are ______.
(A)assortment (B)endless (C)very much (D)more
485 Every night I am faced with long hours of ______ homework.
(A)assorted (B)very much (C)endless (D)much more
486 ______ Alexander Graham Bell, we now have telephones.
(A)As well as (B)Impressed by (C)Equally well-known (D)Thanks to
487 I now can get from home to school in 15 minutes, ______ the MRT system.
(A)thanks to (B)amused by (C)impressed by (D)equally well-known
488 I enjoy ______ by my family. This strength helps me face difficulties.
(A)loved (B)love (C)be loving (D)being loved
489 It is not a good idea to ______ on a test.
(A)make mistakes (B)have wrongs (C)get mistakes (D)get wrongs
490 Some people get ______ easily over little things.
(A)upsetting (B)up set (C)to upset (D)upset
491 A good education will help you ______ all you can ______.
(A)have; be (B)be; be (C)be; have (D)get; be
492 The new class president is faced ______ many problems.
(A)with (B)on (C)to (D)by
493 Wild animals are ______ many dangers every day.
(A)into (B)getting to be (C)having to (D)faced with
494 Barbie is always busy ______ her hair.
(A)fixing up (B)fix up (C)fixed (D)to fix
495 I like it better when my parents talk to me rather than ______ me.
(A)punishment (B)punished (C)punish (D)have punishment
496 I can be ______ help. Just let me know when you need it.
(A)for (B)from (C)up (D)of
497 How much is gold ______ today?
(A)worth (B)worthwhile (C)worthy (D)worth while
498 Those who laugh ______ you are not your friends.
(A)with (B)at (C)to (D)in
499 No one is free ______ making mistakes.
(A)for (B)from (C)up (D)with
500 There is no reason ______ me to turn down your offer.
(A)for (B)from (C)up (D)with