Beneath each of the following sentences, there are four choices marked [A], [B], [C] and [D]. Choose the one that best completes the sentence. Mark your answer on the ANSWER SHEET 1 by blackening the corresponding letter in the brackets with a pencil. (5 points)
I have been to the Great Wall three times ________ 1979.
The sentence should read, “I have been to the Great Wall three times since 1979.” Therefore, you should choose [D].
1. I worked so late in the office last night that I hardly had time ________ the last bus.
[A] to have caught
[B] to catch
[D] having caught
2. As it turned out to be a small house party, we ________ so formally.
[A] needn’t dress up
[B] did not need have dressed up
[C] did not need dress up（D）
[D] needn’t have dressed up
3. I apologize if I ________ you, but I assure you it was unintentional.
[B] had offended
[C] should have offended（B）
[D] might have offended
4. Although a teenager, Fred could resist ________ what to do and what not to do.
[A] to be told
[B] having been told
[C] being told（C）
[D] to have been told
5. Greater efforts to increase agricultural production must be made if food shortage ________ avoided.
[A] is to be
[B] can be
[C] will be（A）
[D] has been
6. Doing your homework is a sure way to improve your test scores, and this is especially true ________ it comes to classroom tests.
7. There are over 100 night schools in the city, making it possible for a professional to be re-educated no matter ________ he does.
8. I’ve kept up a friendship with a girl whom I was at school ________ twenty years ago.
9. He wasn’t asked to take on the chairmanship of the society, ________ insufficiently popular with all members.
[A] being considered
[C] to be considered（A）
[D] having considered
10. ________ for the timely investment from the general public, our company would not be so thriving as it is.
[A] Had it not been
[B] Were it not
[C] Be it not（A）
[D] Should it not be
Each of the following sentences has four underlined parts marked [A], [B], [C] and [D]. Identify the part of the sentence that is incorrect and mark your answer on ANSWER SHEET 1 by blackening the corresponding letter in the brackets with a pencil. (5 points)
A number of [A] foreign visitors were taken [B] to the industrial exhibition which [C] they saw [D] many new products.
Part [C] is wrong. The sentence should read, “A number of foreign visitors were taken to the industrial exhibition where they saw many new products.” So you should choose [C].
11. According to Darwin, random changes that enhance a species’ [A] ability for surviving [B] are [C] naturally selected and passed on to succeeding [D] generations.（B）
12. Neither rain nor snow keeps [A] the postman from delivering our letters which [B] we so much [C] look forward to receive [D].（D）
13. If they will not accept [A] a check, we shall have [B] to pay the cash [C], though it would be [D] much trouble for both sides.（C）
14. Having been [A] robbed off [B] economic importance, those states are not [C] likely to count for very much [D] in international political terms.（B）
15. The message will be [A] that [B] neither the market nor the government is capable of dealing with all of their [C] uncontrollable practices [D].（C）
16. The logic of scientific development is such [A] that separates [B] groups of men working on [C] the same problem in far-scattered [D] laboratories are likely to arrive at the same answer at the same time.（B）
17. Yet not all of these races are intellectual inferior to [A] the European races, and [B] some may even have a [C] freshness and vitality that can renew the energies [D] of more advanced races.（A）
18. The [A] more than 50,000 nuclear weapons in the hands of various nations today are more than [B] ample destroying [C] every city in the world several times over [D].（C）
19. The universe works in a way so far remove [A] from what common sense would [B] allow that [C] words of any kind must necessarily be inadequate to explain it [D].（A）
20. The integration of independent states could best be [A] brought about by first [B] creating a central organization with authorities [C] over technical [D] economic tasks.（C）
Beneath each of the following sentences, there are four choices marked [A], [B], [C] and [D]. Choose the one that best completes the sentence. Mark your answer on ANSWER SHEET by blackening the corresponding letter in the brackets with a pencil. (10 points)
The lost car of the Lees was found ________ in the woods off the highway.
The sentence should read, “The lost car of the Lees was found abandoned in the woods off the highway.” Therefore, you should choose [C].
21. The machine needs a complete ________ since it has been in use for over ten years.
22. There were many people present and he appeared only for a few seconds, so I only caught a ________ of him.
23. I don’t think it’s wise of you to ________ your greater knowledge in front of the director, for it may offend him.
[A] show up
[B] show out
[C] show in（D）
[D] show off
24. The returns in the short ________ may be small, but over a number of years the investment will be well repaid.
25. A thorough study of biology requires ________ with the properties of trees and plants, and the habit of birds and beasts.
26. She worked hard at her task before she felt sure that the results would ________ her long effort.
27. I’m very glad to know that my boss has generously agreed to ________ my debt in return for certain services.
[A] take away
[B] cut out
[C] write off（C）
[D] clear up
28. Some journalists often overstate the situation so that their news may create a great ________.
29. According to what you have just said, am I to understand that his new post ________ no responsibility with it at all?
30. Sometimes the student may be asked to write about his ________ to a certain book or article that has some bearing on the subject being studied.
31. Please ________ yourself from smoking and spitting in public places, since the law forbids them.
32. Without telephone it would be impossible to carry on the functions of ________ every business operation in the whole country.
33. Preliminary estimation puts the figure at around $110 billion, ________ the $160 billion the President is struggling to get through the Congress.
[A] in proportion to
[B] in reply to
[C] in relation to（D）
[D] in contrast to
34. He is planning another tour abroad, yet his passport will ________ at the end of this month.
35. All the off-shore oil explorers were in high spirits as they read ________ letters from their families.
36. Several international events in the early 1990s seem likely to ________, or at least weaken, the trends that emerged in the 1980s.
37. I was unaware of the critical points involved, so my choice was quite ________.
38. The local people were joyfully surprised to find the price of vegetables no longer ________ according to the weather.
39. The pursuit of leisure on the part of the employees will certainly not ________ their prospect of promotion.
40. In what ________ to a last minute stay of execution, a council announced that emergency funding would keep alive two aging satellites.
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