5.My sister took the test and passed it ____ on the very first try. She certainly has lived up to
(A) at her wit’s end (B) by do’s and don’ts (C) in big blows (D) with flying colors
7.The inclement weather was expected to continue throughout the week, and _______ predict that in
the next few days the rain will remain.
(A) physiologists (B)zoologists (C) neurologists (D) meteorologists
8.Housing was in crisis. The government cannot _____ its responsibility; otherwise, predict the
National Association of Realtors, that crisis is going to escalate.
(A) abdicate (B) expostulate (C) incinerate (D) obfuscate
15.The boss told the workers that he would try his best to continue running the company and promised
not to ______ any employees during the economic recession.
(A) cross out (B) shut down (C) lay off (D) take over
16.Transfer of information takes place _______ in some way to the material that was originally learned.
(A) only if the new material is similar (B) when is the new material similar
(C) only with similar new material (D) so the similar new material
19.Farmers look forward to_______ every summer.
(A) participating in the county fairs (B) participate in the county fairs
(C) be participating in the county fairs (D) have participated in the county fairs
20.If one of the participants in a conversation wonders _______no real communication has taken place.
(A) what said the other person (B) what the other person said
(C) what did the other person say (D) what was the other person saying
24.Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?
(A) The longer Peter remains the students, the happier he becomes.
(B) The longer Peter remains a student, the happier he becomes.
(C) Longer Peter remains student, happier he becomes.
(D) Longer Peter remains the student, happier he will become.