1.1 At first he was ______ to help me, but in the end he gave me a hand willingly.
(A) suspicious (B) reluctant (C) anxious (D) negative
2.2 Mr. Brown was arrested on ______ of winning the election by bribery.
(A) objection (B) suspicion (C) decision (D) suspense
3.3 The number of stars in the universe seems ______ ; no one knows the exact number of them.
(A) infinite (B) exotic (C) gorgeous (D) superior
4.4 Tom really wanted to go to the baseball game on Saturday. ______ , he had to work that day.
(A) Unfortunately (B) Luckily (C) Consequently (D) Moreover
5.5 Some mushrooms are ______ , but most of them are harmless.
(A) marginal (B) poisonous (C) essential (D) protective
6.6 I’d like to have an ______ in my living room because it steadies my nerves to see fish swimming leisurely.
(A) appliance (B) installment (C) aquarium (D) ornament
7.7 Since I had no time to read the details, I just ______ through the headlines.
(A) browsed (B) stared (C) gazed (D) squeezed
8.8 The supermarkets try to satisfy everyone’s needs by selling a wide ______ of goods.
(A) product (B) service (C) variety (D) account
9.9 According to the traffic regulation, you have to ______ your seatbelt when driving. You will be fined NT$1,500 if
you break the law.
(A) match (B) handle (C) scatter (D) fasten
10.10 It is very convenient for the citizens to go to school or go to work by public ______ , such as buses and subways.
(A) transportation (B) cooperation (C) administration (D) interpretation
11.11 Michael’s mother ______ him from joining the expedition to the South Pole, worrying that the harsh weather there
would harm his health.
(A) distinguished (B) discouraged (C) discriminated (D) discovered
12.12 His advice has been ______ to the success of the project. It’s all because of his suggestion that we could achieve
what we had expected.
(A) dispensable (B) invaluable (C) formidable (D) vulnerable
13.13 Under his repeated plea, we ______ agreed to let him go.
(A) reluctantly (B) consistently (C) smoothly (D) relentlessly
14.14 Those who are over 65 will get a monthly ______ of three thousand dollars from the city government.
(A) expense (B) budget (C) allowance (D) finance
15.15 Rachel is a very powerful speaker. She is likely to play a ______ role in the presidential campaign.
(A) prominent (B) prompt (C) prosperous (D) punctual
16.16 Because of her poor performance in class, Jane always feels ______ her classmates.
(A) inferior to (B) superior to (C) prior to (D) allergic to
17.17 Without enough ______ knowledge, it would be hard to understand what that scientist was talking about.
(A) artificial (B) handful (C) romantic (D) background
18.18 Mary hopes that she can ______ work after the baby is born.
(A) resume (B) assume (C) presume (D) consume
19.19 There is too much noise in this classroom. I can’t understand what ______ .
(A) is the professor saying (B) the professor is saying
(C) is saying the professor (D) that the professor is saying
20.20 Terry has been teaching at this school ______ the beginning of this year.
(A) since (B) at (C) by (D) until
21.21 Not until Sam got home ______ that he had lost his keys.
(A) that he found (B) he had found (C) would he have found (D) did he find
22.22 While I was talking on the phone, the doorbell suddenly ______ .
(A) rang (B) was ringing (C) was rung (D) had been ringing
23.23 We hurried to the sports shop ______ find that the door was closed. We had to come home and waited until the
(A) so as to (B) only to (C) in order to (D) owing to
24.24 The man said to the woman: “I will meet you at the shop ______ I saw you the first time.”
(A) that (B) there (C) in it (D) where
25.25 ______ , and you can pass the test with ease.
(A) If you make good preparations in advance (B) Making good preparations in advance
(C) To make good preparations in advance (D) Make good preparations in advance