1. The letter of recommendation, as well as the application forms, ______ ready to mail.
(A) is (B) are (C) gets (D) get
2. By the time I got to the end of his article, I felt I knew everything there ________ about the European Union Free Trade Agreement.
(A) was to know (B) is being known (C) had been known (D) would be known
3. Playing sports in school _____ meant to teach teamwork and leadership skills students can use later in life.
(A) which is an activity (B) because activity is (C) being an activity which is (D) is an activity
4. _________ I reached the front porch when it started pouring.
(A) After (B) As soon as (C) Scarely had (D) No sooner had
5. If you don't hurry up with your proposal, by the time you present it to the screening committee, others _____ better ones.
(A) can comp up with (B) will have come up with (C) would have come up with (D) will be coming up with