1.201 The following ______ the pictures showing our new car. (A) are (B) is (C) has (D) have
2.202 My parents used to ______ a song for me before I went to bed. (A) sang (B) singing (C) be singing (D) sing
3.203 She ______ gardening. No wonder she has devoted herself to it all her life. (A) has a passion for (B) adapts herself to (C) has something to do with (D) rubs it in
4.204 Winners are not supposed to ______ their awards and rub them in the losers’ faces. (A) deal with (B) show off (C) turn out (D) hand in
5.205 Carl grabbed his bag and then headed ______ his room. (A) in (B) beside (C) × (D) for
6.206 The old man’s back ached ______ standing all day long. (A) by (B) through (C) off (D) from
7.207 ______ a beautiful lady she is! (A) How (B) What (C) So (D) If
8.208 ______ by a car, Mike was badly hurt. (A) To be hit (B) Hitting (C) Be hit (D) Hit
9.209 The businessman can make ______ per month. (A) thousands of dollar (B)ten thousand dollar (C) fifteen thousand dollar (D) twenty thousand dollars
10.210 ______ our disappointment, our school team didn’t win the game. (A) For (B) To (C) With (D) By
11.211 The employee didn’t show up in the meeting. That’s ______ he missed the morning train. (A) why (B) how (C) because (D) when
12.212 At that time, every person in the plaza looked up ______ the old man was pointing. (A) at which (B) to where (C) in which (D) that
13.213 It’s estimated that most old people have trouble ______ well at night. (A) to sleep (B) sleeping (C) sleep (D) to have slept
14.214 By the time we arrived, Mrs. Thomas ______ the whole meal. (A) had cooked (B) has cooked (C) was cooking (D) would cook
15.215 I’ll bet as much money ______ I have on Brazil to win the World Cup. (A) which (B) that (C) as (D) what
16.216 Linda held one end of the string, and Tina held ______ end. (A) the others (B) the other (C) some (D) another
17.217 I felt uncomfortable when he stared ______ me like that. (A) onto (B) in (C) for (D) at
18.218 Much ______ my relief, he came home safe and sound. (A) on (B) to (C) for (D) within
19.219 All I could do was ______ for him. (A) sit waiting (B) to sit to wait (C) sit waited (D) sitting and waiting
20.220 ______ my way back home, I ran into my teacher. (A) In (B) From (C) On (D) Through
21.221 ______ water, human beings could die. (A) With (B) Without (C) Were (D) If
22.222 December 25th is the day ______ children get their Christmas presents. (A) when (B) which (C) that (D) whose
23.223 If I ______ his telephone number, I would call him. (A) had known (B) know (C) knew (D) could have known
24.224 I think Fred is definitely the best candidate ______ the job. (A) as (B) for (C) in (D) on
25.225 ______ thinking twice, the man jumped into the river to save the drowning child. (A) As (B) Without (C) On (D) Upon
26.226 “What do you want me to do?” Cindy said, ______ looking at her mother. (A) without (B) on (C) in (D) by
27.227 They all sat there ______ silence, with their eyes fixed on the lake. (A) in (B) on (C) of (D) with
28.228 ______ the couple talk about money, they get into an argument. (A) Whichever (B) Whenever (C) Whoever (D) Whether
29.229 Would you please put the book back to ______ it belongs? (A) which (B) where (C) when (D) why
30.230 Is this the reason ______ he refused to go to my birthday party? (A) how (B) which (C) what (D) why
31.231 The young people’s eating habits are not the same as ______ of their ancestors. (A) this (B) those (C) that (D) what
32.232 There was a terrible noise ______ the sudden burst of light. (A) followed (B) following (C) to be followed (D) being followed
33.233 Women were not allowed ______ part in the games before. (A) to take (B) taking (C) to taking (D) take
34.234 I’d like to have salad and chicken soup. ______ the main course, I’ll have fried rice. (A) In case of (B) As for (C) Thanks to (D) Such as
35.235 Are you familiar ______ the procedure for applying for a visa? (A) to (B) in (C) for (D) with
36.236 Are the traffic rules in Norway similar ______ those in other European countries? (A) to (B) as (C) from (D) in
37.237 ______ the old man saw the pictures, he thought of his old friends. (A) Whoever (B) Whenever (C) whatever (D) whichever
38.238 Being a good friend of yours, I will stand by you ______ happens. (A) whatever (B) wherever (C) whichever (D) whenever
39.239 ______ people in that country died of hunger. (A) Ten thousands (B) Tens of thousands of (C) Tens of thousand (D) Tens thousands of
40.240 George is describing the impression the beautiful lady at the party made ______ him. (A) by (B) on (C) of (D) ×
41.241 Choose the INCORRECT sentence. (A) There was a big argument about whether we should move to Taipei. (B) The question is whether you can trust your friend or not. (C) I doubt if anyone will still remember my name in ten years. (D) My sister is not sure if to accept his invitation or not.
42.242 No one can tell me ______; so I can do nothing but ask for your help. (A) how should we do (B) what should we do (C) how to do it (D) what to do it
43.243 Why don’t you bring ______ to her attention that you are too busy to deal with the problem? (A) this (B) it (C) what (D) that
44.244 Some people enjoy going mountain climbing; ______ like to go dancing. (A) other (B) others (C) another (D) the other
45.245 The tea culture in Taiwan is very similar to ______ of Fujian Province in China. (A) this (B) it (C) ones (D) that
46.246 I really enjoy ______ cards with my brother. (A) playing (B) to playing (C) to play (D) to being played
47.247 The committee appointed William ______ chairman. (A) for (B) × (C) to being (D) on
48.248 My professor has devoted his whole life ______ the disabled, ______ I find very touching. (A) to helping...which (B) to help...which (C) helping...that (D) help...that
49.251 The teacher is used to ______ into the classroom two minutes before class starts. (A) walked (B) walk (C) be walking (D) walking
50.252 I wouldn’t like to share a room. I’m used ______ my own room. (A) to have (B) to having (C) for having (D) with having
51.253 We are so used ______ colors that we do not think about them anymore. (A) to seeing (B) to see (C) seeing (D) see
52.254 On my way home, I found a dog ______ in the middle of the street. (A) lain (B) to lie (C) being lying (D) lying
53.255 Under the table ______ a half-conscious young man. (A) were lying (B) was lying (C) have been lain (D) are lied
54.256 Unfortunately, not until people lose their health ______ the importance of it. (A) do they know (B) they know (C) they do know (D) that they know
55.257 ______ they could see in every direction, there seemed to be nothing unusual. (A) As tall as (B) As soon as (C) As long as (D) As far as
56.258 Try ______ she might, she couldn’t get the box open. (A) if (B) as (C) for (D) despite
57.259 My math teacher just walked out of the classroom, ______ many questions ______. (A) to leave…puzzlingly (B) leaving…unanswered (C) leaving…puzzlement (D) left…unanswered
58.260 Tom is such a nice man that he will help anyone ______with problems. (A) facing (B) faced (C) who faced (D) to face
59.261 He accidentally ______ his car ______ the side of the garage. (A) crashed…into (B) bumped…away (C) pushed…away (D) pulled…out of
60.262 If I ______ his address, I would write to him. (A) know (B) am (C) were (D) knew
61.263 They hurried to the office building ______ they work. (A) that (B) where (C) which (D) to which
62.264 It was ______ he said ______ interested me. (A) that...that (B) what...that (C) what...what (D) that...what
63.265 I really hate ______ when people talk with their mouths ______. (A) that...fully (B) it...full (C) them...full (D) these...fully
64.266 The play ______ those lines appear is Romeo and Juliet. (A) whose (B) that (C) which (D) in which
65.267 Can you tell me the reason ______ Jennifer wasn’t in class today? (A) why (B) when (C) where (D) which
66.268 I didn’t see your sister at the party. If she ______, she would have met my brother. (A) comes (B) had come (C) came (D) should come
67.269 The poet ______ the woman he loved ______ a red rose. (A) differed…from (B) told…form (C) compared…to (D) put…on
68.270 On Thanksgiving Day, people invite their friends over for a turkey dinner and give thanks ______ what they have. (A) with (B) for (C) of (D) on
69.271 As the proverb goes, “______ you climb, the harder you fall.” (A) More higher (B) The highest (C) The higher (D) If higher
70.272 I really like the blue shirt made ______ silk. (A) from (B) into (C) out (D) of
71.273 The climate of Germany is not so humid as ______ of Taiwan. (A) those (B) it (C) that (D) what
72.274 The old lady ______ when young. (A) must be lazy (B) can’t be lazy (C) might be idle (D) may have been idle
73.275 The story sounds familiar ______ all of us. (A) with (B) to (C) for (D) on
74.276 Linda spent most of her time practicing the violin, ______ to win the competition. (A) hope (B) hoped (C) and hoping (D) hoping
75.277 It’s unwise to allow your problems ______ your life. (A) dominating (B) to dominate (C) to dominating (D) dominate
76.278 When I saw the gorgeous scenery, I felt my heart ______ pleasure. (A) full for (B) filled of (C) filled with (D) full with
77.279 The weight of an object in space is not the same ______ its weight on the surface of the earth. (A) to (B) from (C) as (D) like
78.280 Choose the correct sentence. (A) Neither Tommy’s parents nor I are able to persuade him to change his mind. (B) The old man together with his grandchildren was sitting in the yard. (C) Nobody but Cindy and Laura were late for school yesterday. (D) The teacher along with as the students have already read the novel.
79.281 A: Have you really got to leave now?B: ______ (A)Yes, I have to, I’m afraid. (B)Yes, I did. Very much indeed. (C)Oh, I’m so pleased. (D)I’m sorry.
80.282 A: I like this car! The color is great and the engine is powerful.B: You mean you will buy it?A: Of course. Just look at it. ______ (A) What a nice car it is! (B) I can’t find another car again! (C) I can’t wait to try it on. (D) It draws his attention.
81.283 A: Don’t be depressed. Always look on the bright side of life.B: Yeah, you’re right. ______ I’ll be all right. (A) It in no way suggests danger. (B) I am as happy as a singing bird. (C) Every day I wake up to a hopeful day. (D) I’ll be cautious.
82.284 A: I can’t help clapping for you again and again. Your speech is really wonderful.B: Thanks for your compliments.A: I really mean it. And most importantly, ______ (A) I can’t understand it. (B) you make a good point. (C) it sounds workable! (D) I have trouble remembering it
83.285 A: There are so many competitors in this game.B: It’s quite difficult to win the game.A: Yeah, you’re right. ______ (A) Life is always full of hope! (B)We can give up as soon as possible. (C) I think we have only one chance in ten to win. (D)Just wake up and get ready!
84.286 A: Jason’s so rude and mean; he talks as if he were the best one. B: No wonder he .A: Don’t be surprised; he always looks down on others. (A) gets the thumbs down (B) gives you the thumbs up (C) thumbs his nose at you (D) thumbs a ride
85.287 A: Mom, what’s that on the table? Is it for Thanksgiving? B: Oh, And next to it are some paper and a pen. Write something and put the paper into it.A: OK, I will. (A) that is an important note. (B) it is a pecan pie (C) it is the Thanksgiving turkey. (D) it is the “I’m Thankful” basket.
86.288 A: Oops, this question is really difficult. I can’t figure it out!B: I’ve got it. ______A: What’s that? Please explain it to me! (A) I can’t deal with it, either! (B) It is on my part. (C) We have to solve it; let’s try again. (D) The answer just came to me.
87.289 Lie-wei: You named your baby daughter after your mother. How strange!Lily: No, it’s not strange at all. In the West, it’s common to name a child after one of his or her relatives.Lie-wei: But what does that mean?Lily: Well, this means ______. (A) the name is being passed on to a new generation (B) we emphasize one’s membership in a family (C) the name is very unique and has a good sound (D) the name is very important and we should be careful about it
88.290 A: “Oh, my love is like a red red rose!”B: Are you crazy? What are you talking about?A: Don’t you know it? ______ (A) My favorite flower is the rose. (B) I know you love roses so much! (C) I’m just using a simile to show my love. (D) My love for roses is so great that I have to say it
89.291 A: Stop working; you should take a break.B: But I have to finish it as soon as possible.A: You have a busy schedule every day and seldom eat regularly. I think you will start to have a problem.B: What problem?A: ______ (A) You will become fatter and unhealthier. (B) You’ll have fearful thought. (C) You will feel more and more stressed and be exhausted all the time. (D) You’ll have a balanced diet and get all the necessary vitamins
90.292 A: I thought the Taiwanese usually drink tea in a teahouse. But look, so many people are just taking a cup of tea with them.B: You’re right! In Taiwan, people’s conception of drinking tea has changed a lot.A: Why? How come?B: It’s because ______. (A) Liu was inspired by a Japanese tea master (B) takeout red bubble tea is very convenient and popular (C) you have to shake the red tea up and down (D) we can also drink cold tea in a tea house
91.293 A: How about going to the National Art Museum?B: ______ (A)No, not really. (B)No, neither do I. (C)Yes, me too. I love musicals. (D)Yes, why not?
92.294 A: I think you should send the money you picked up on the street to the police station.B: I don’t think so. ______A: I really can’t agree with you! (A) No pains no gains. (B) Business is business. (C) Haste makes waste! (D) Finders keepers.
93.295 A: Why are you dancing and drinking beer so happily?B: ______ A: Congratulations! (A) We are happy to celebrate our favorite baseball team winning. (B) We all love the movie; it ended with a touching end. (C) Stop asking! Beware of what you say. (D) We finally return to our homes.
94.296 A: Don’t be stupid! It can’t be the right answer.B: You shouldn’t laugh at him. ______A: All right, I am sorry. (A) His idea may lead to more ideas. (B) Observing things around you is very important! (C) I will ask for his help. (D) It’s a common problem we have to face.
95.297 A: Why are you late again? B: Oh, sorry. It was the traffic jam that made me late.A: ______ You should have left earlier. (A) What brand of car do you want to buy? (B) What should we do with the task? (C) How will you come here in such a heavy traffic? (D) What does traffic have to do with your lateness?
96.298 A: Oh, one glass is broken. You should be careful; these crystal glasses are easy to come to pieces.B: I’m sorry. I’ll move them more carefully.A: Oh, no! You’ve broken another one. You are really . (A) a green thumb (B) under the thumb (C) a down thumb (D) all thumbs
97.299 A: Today is Thanksgiving; before eating dinner, we have something important to do. B: Please keep silent! A: Yeah, it helps us create family togetherness. (A) Let’s choose a good turkey! (B) Let’s reflect on how the food has come to us. (C) Let’s pass the “I’m Thankful” basket around the table. (D) Let’s talk about how we feel about our lives.
98.300 A: She’s so happy that she can’t help crying.B: Of course. ______.A: You’re right! We are all glad for her. (A) Her son has grown into a handsome young man (B) She’s finally found someone and got married (C) They made a lot of money (D) She’s gotten into a very good college