1(B). X Simon is tall, but his brother is ________ taller than him.
(A) very (B) most (C) more (D) much.
2(B). X 31.My cellular phone does not work. The battery must have _________.
3(B). We can _______________ get in touch with the Johnsons through email.
(A)easy to (B)easily (C)be easily (D)do easily.
4( ). X John’s boss always ________ over holidays.
(A)warns her work
(B)invites him work
(C)promises her to work
(D)forces him to work.
5( ). X 58. Many people in the U.S. are staying away from restaurants, skipping vacations and _____ on buying new cars.
(A)hold off (B)held off (C)holding off (D)holded off
6( ). X 21.It is imperative that the city council ________ in favor of the city renewal plan.
(A) to vote
(D) has voted .
7( ). X 36. I think thunder is scary, _____ lightning is beautiful.
(A) if (B) or (C) but (D) nor
8( ). X 2. For the first time in his life he wanted to be completely _______, with no one else interfering.
(A) incredible (B) incurable (C) indifferent (D) independent
9( ). X 9. I wonder ________ when you swim in the ocean. I have never had a chance to do so.
(A) what does it feel like (B) what is it felt like (C) what it feels like (D) what it is felt like
10( ). X 4. Johnny is not ________ with the payment of his current job, so he is looking for a new one.
(A) content (B) desperate (C) frustrated (D) respectful
11( ). X 9.This foreign magazine is too hard for me (
(A) to read (B) to read it (C) to reading (D) to reading it).
12( ). X 10. How long does it __________ you to go to the MRT station near your house?
(A) spend (B) take (C) cost (D) waste.
13( ). X I＿＿＿＿under these lights.
(A)used to reading
(B)am used to read
(C)get used to reading
(D)use to read.
14( ). X 6. Sam: I heard that David made a pancake yesterday .
Grace: It tasted terrible.
(A) Did it taste good? (B) What does it taste like?
(C) How did it taste? (D) Have you ever tasted it before?
15( ). X 12. One of the attendees in that party ________ Gary’s latest crush. Gary hopes to have a date with her.
16( ). X 53. The sign reads “Dead end,”______________________means we cannot go through this street.We need to try another
(A) it (B) that (C) what (D) which
17( ). X 7. My mother always says we should think things through before ________ anything.
(A) doing (B) I am doing (C) do (D) to do.
18( ). X 2. An ________ disease is usually caused by bacteria and can be spread from person to person.
(A) inattentive (B) infectious (C) incidental (D) infinite
19( ). X 38. Despite his extensive ___, Paul lacked vital skills.
(A) collar (B) college (C) education (D) entertainment
20( ). X 52. Ben’s ___ in information systems might be useful in his new job.
(A) expertise (B) comedian (C) transportation (D) plateau
21( ). X 30. There is no need to ______. We have plenty of time.
(A) go (B) hurry (C) wait
22( ). X 25. _________ the document might not be complete, it is significant for historians.
(A)Although (B) Before (C) However (D)Whether
23( ). X 15. Seeing that policemen were around, the criminals kept silent to avoid _____.
(A) to suspect (B) to be suspected (C) suspecting (D) being suspected
24( ). X 5. As a valued ________ of this well-established society, Mrs. Guillermo is still active and takes part in most
of the events even at a ripe age of 88.
(A) channel (B) army
(C) ideal (D) member
25( ). X 45. A: ________
B: It looks beautiful on you. How much is it？
(A) How about trying this shirt on？ (B) Let’s go find some nice clerks.
(C)Do you know the price of the bag？ (D) How do you like my new dress？
3. The pen is too ________.