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1. The center of gravity of the human body ___ behind the hip joint.

A. locates
B. locating
C. to locate
D. is located
2. . ___millions of galaxies exist in the vast space outside the Milky Way.
A. It is estimated that
B. An estimate that
C. That is estimated
D. That the estimated
3. If more than five thousand dollars in monetary instruments is transported into the United States, a
report needs ________ with the customs office.
A. file
B. filing
C. to file
D. to be filed
4. John F.Kennedy was the youngest president of the United States and ________ to be
assassinated.
A. the fourth
B. fourth
C. four
D. the four
5. John has not been able to recall where ________.
A. does she live
B. she lives
C. did she live
D. lived the girl
6. The families were told to evacuate their houses immediately ________.
A. at the time when the water began to go up to
B. when the water began to rise
C. when up was going the water
D. in the time when the water raised
7. Within an area of only 100 miles, Death Valley sinks to 282 feet below sea level while Mount
Whitney ________ to a height of 14,494 feet.
A. soaring
B. soar
C. soared
D. soars
8. Isaac Newton, ________, made his discoveries about gravity nearly 300 years ago.
A. he was an English scientist and philosopher
B. being an English scientist and philosopher
C. was an English scientist and philosopher
D. an English scientist and philosopher
9. Before Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, many people died ________.
A. infected with simple bacteria
B. from simple bacterial infections
C. infections were simple bacteria
D. infecting of simple bacteria
10. ________ through a telescope, Venus appears to go through changes in size and shape.
A. It is seen
B. Seeing
C. When seen
D. It has seen
11. ________ the formation of the Sun, the planets, and other stars began with the condensation of
an interstellar cloud.
A. It accepted that
B. Accepted that
C. It is accepted that
D. That is accepted
12. That most natural time units are not simple multiples of each other ________ in constructing a
calendar.
A. it is a primary problem
B. is a primary problem
C. a primary problem is
D. a primary problem
13. By the time a baby has reached his first birthday, he should, without the help of an adult,
________ sit up or even stand up.
A. to be able to
B. able to
C. to be able
D. be able to
14. ________ the plow is being displaced by new techniques that protect the land and promise more
abundant crops.
A. As a whole
B. Wholly
C. On a whole
D. The whole
15. Young rivers have no flood plains and their valleys are ________ .
A. very narrow
B. too narrow
C. so narrow
D. narrowly
16. The geographic position of North America, ________ in the early days of the European
settlement.
A. laying between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, isolating it
B. isolating it as it laid between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans
C. lying between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, isolated it
D. isolating it between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans as it was layed
17. Football teams don't play in the Super Bowl championship ________ either the National or the
American Conference.
A. unless they win
B. but they win
C. unless they will win
D. but to have won
18. The foreign policies ________ the Hoover administration undertook in 1929 were marked by good
will and peaceful purpose.
A. that
B. where
C. on which
D. of
19. One of the most influential Virginians of colonial times, ________ in England.
A. the education received by William Bird
B. was the education that William Bird received
C. William Bird was educated
D. the education that William Bird received
20. It was not until she had arrived home ________ remembered her appointment with the doctor.
A. when she
B. that she
C. and she
D. she