1.31 The sales of the company are much better than _____ of its competitors.
(A) they (B) those (C) ones (D) which
2.32 No sooner _____ their teacher enter the classroom than they were all seated.
(A) the students saw (B) had the students seen (C) have the students seen (D) the students had seen
3.33 A: Maybe next week we can find some time to see the movie together.
B: I am sorry, but I _____ three times.
(A) see it (B) will see it (C) can see it (D) have seen it
4.34 If Jeremy _____ tomorrow in the party, I’ll give him your letter.
(A) appear (B) appears (C) will appear (D) would appear
5.35 John does not speak Korean, and neither _____.
(A) Joe do (B) do Joe (C) Joe does (D) does Joe
6.36 If I _____ so busy, I would participate in the training course.
(A) am not (B) were not (C) can not be (D) must not be
7.37 Nobody likes to be ill, especially when _____ in a foreign country.
(A) he traveling (B) travels (C) traveling (D) travel
8.38 Global _____ growth propelled a surge in world oil usage.
(A) economic (B) economical (C) economics (D) economy
9.39 If you don’t speak clearly and loudly, you can’t make yourself _____ by the audience.
(A) understand (B) to understand (C) understood (D) understanding
10.40 People look forward to _____ a shopping spree in the mall before Christmas.
(A) having (B) have (C) have had (D) having had
11.41 We could have enjoyed ourselves at the picnic if the weather _____ fine.
(A) were (B) was (C) would be (D) had been
12.42 _____ for the exam well, he can answer these questions easily.
(A) Having prepared (B) Being preparing (C) To prepare (D) Prepare
13.43 Jennifer was born and raised in Taipei. She is used to _____ in a big city.
(A) live (B) living (C) have lived (D) had lived
14.44 Don’t throw your old clothes away. We can donate them to _____ needs them.
(A) who (B) whoever (C) whomever (D) whosever
15.45 The device was so strange that nobody was certain _____ its purpose was.
(A) what (B) how (C) when (D) where
16.46 We _____ Mike’s birthday when the fire alarm went off.
(A) were celebrating (B) celebrated (C) had celebrated (D) have celebrated
17.47 It does not seem worthwhile to spend ten hours _____ this short report.
(A) complete (B) completing (C) to complete (D) for completing
18.48 _____, he never asked his parents for help.
(A) Except he was poor (B) He was poor (C) Besides he was poor (D) Poor as he was
19.49 Scott is the most industrious student _____.
(A) I have never seen (B) I have ever seen (C) I ever saw (D) I had seen
20.50 The boy looked at the ice cream _____.
(A) and his mouth being watering (B) his mouth was watering
(C) with his mouth watering (D) with his mouth to water
21.51 Employee A: How I wish I could work shorter hours and get a higher pay.
Employee B: _____. You can’t have the cake and eat it.
(A) In your dreams (B) You must be hungry (C) Give it a try (D) Don’t give up
22.52 Chris: Oh, no! It’s raining again, and I was planning to go to the soccer team picnic.
Eric: Yeah—too bad—_____. Now we’ll have time to do the homework and prepare for the tests.
(A) but look at it this way (B) every dog has its own day
(C) there you go again (D) rolling stones gather no moss
23.53 Bruce: Could you tell me how to get to the City Library?
Bruce: Could you tell me how to get to the City Library?
(A) Pardon me. What did you say? (B) You can say that again.
(C) No, thank you very much. (D) Yes, it’s very nice of you.
24.54 A: I’m really glad that we ran into each other.
B: _____ We’ll have to get together again sometime.
(A) Not really. (B) By all means. (C) No problem. (D) Me too.
25.55 John: I’m from Lukang, Changhua.
Tom: _____ I am from Lukang, too.
John: Small world.
(A) Accidentally! (B) What a coincidence! (C) My destination! (D) Congratulations!
26.56 Waiter: May I take your order?
Mr. Wu: Yes. I’d like a pizza.
Mrs. Wu: __________
(A) It’s a done deal. (B) Make it two. (C) On the double. (D) You can count on it.
27.57 Roommate A: Do you mind my turning down the TV? I am preparing for my final exam.
Roommate B: __________
Roommate A: Thank you.
(A) Certainly. (B) Take it easy. (C) Go right ahead. (D) Not a chance.