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1. The player who arrived yesterday runs very rapidly. How does he run?
straight
well
slowly
fast

2. Mary bought a pair of shoes for twenty dollars plus one dollar tax.
How much did the shoes cost without the tax?
$20.00
$21.00
$19.00
$18.00

3 Some leaves are beginning to fall now. Where are they coming from?
the animals
the lake
the trees
the ocean

4 What does the pipe carry?


twelve men
bricks
water
heavy bundles

5 The sergeant said, “I found him.” Who was found?


a pencil
a girl
a man
two people

6 What do we call one rotation of the earth?


a reflection
a revolution
a radiation
a reservation

7 Mrs. Jones gave the boy some money. What did she give him?
some candy
some books
some coins
some toys

8 The boy went to the pier and dove into the water. Where did the boy run to?
the swimming pool
the dock
the raft
the truck

9 If someone gave you a liquid and told you that it’s for external use only. What will
you do with it?
rub it on
drink it
burn it
dry it out

10 They left the language school in 1973 after they had finished training. When did
they leave?
They had learned English
before 1973
in 1973
to attend flight school

11 This morning the commander gave his men a mission. What did he give them?
a weapon
a signal
a award
an assignment

12 How did the hole get there?


Chris drilled it.
Chris sewed it.
Chris wrote it.
Chris bought it.

13 Tom said, ”Sometimes I eat out.” Where does Tom sometimes have his meals?
at home
in a restaurant
on the porch
in the park

14 The doctor told David to take the medicine twice a day. How often will he take
medicine?
three times a day
once a day
two times a day
once each two days

15 Jack said, “The weather varies in this part of the world.” How is the weather?
It rains very often.
It remains the same.
It is always hot.
It changes often.

16 Do the police sometimes use chopper to control traffic in your city?


Yes, they use traffic lights.
Yes, they use helicopters.
Yes, they use radios.
Yes, they use police cars.

17 Joe wants to glance at the materials in the store. What does he want to do?
buy something
handle material
test the material
have a quick look at them
18 Why don’t you like the movie?
It tastes salty.
It’s too heavy to carry.
It takes too long to train.
It hurts my eyes.

19 I know Sam pretty well, but I don’t know his brother. Is he good-natured?
Yes. He is happy and carefree.
Yes. He is English.
Yes. He is carefree and happy.
No. He is a salesman.

20 What is the thermostat used for?


to indicate atmospheric pressure
to record air speed
to measure precipitation
to regulate temperature

21 Why doesn’t Mr. Brown like to drive when the road is slippery?
because the car is rough
because the car is hot and dry
because the car stops
because the car slides

22 Jan likes basketball, but she prefers football. Which does she prefer?
She likes both equally well.
She likes basketball better.
She likes football better.
She doesn’t like either of them

23. The course is difficult, but Barbara thinks she will make it. How does Barbara
feel?
She thinks she will succeed.
She thinks she will fail the course.
She wants to drop the course.
She wants to take it over.

24 Will he furnish a car during our stay?


Yes, he will provide one.
Yes, he will sell one.
Yes, he will want one.
Yes, he will change one.

25 When will you wind up the project?


When will you increase the project?
When will you expand the project?
When will you initiate the project?
When will you finish the project?

26 Mary is a polite person.


She is courteous.
She is pretty.
She is rude.
She is grown.

27 Some students were expelled from the university.


They are graduated.
They were discharged.
They were congratulated.
They were alternated.

28 The guards fought off the attack.


They prevented it.
They repelled it.
They started it.
They missed it.

29. He gave up smoking.


He wants to smoke.
He quit smoking.
He enjoyed smoking.
He began to smoke.

30 That dancer has a beautiful figure.


Her voice is beautiful.
Her house is beautiful.
Her face is beautiful.
Her shape is beautiful.

31 You must find the man at once.


You must hit him.
You must feed him.
You must locate him.
You must treat him.

32 Captain Sanders opposes the plan.


He made it up.
He is against it.
He is explained it.
He will carry it out.

33. Jan is looking for a good used car.


She is shopping for a car.
She is testing a car.
She is waiting for a car.
She is selling a car.

34 He said he hopes to go with us.


He went ahead of us.
He will come with us.
He wants to join us.
He can go with us.

35 The organization set up a training schedule.


A schedule was lost.
A schedule was destroyed.
A schedule was found.
A schedule was established.

36 At last they finished the course.


They didn’t finish it.
They finished half of it.
They finished the final portion.
They finally finished it.

37. The plane’s crew was very busy during the emergency.
They had a normal flight.
They had some turbulence.
They had a practice drill.
They had a dangerous problem.

38 The difference in price isn’t important. Don’t mention to her.


Don’t tell her.
Don’t let her tell.
Don’t forget to tell her.
Don’t talk about her.

39 The boy must fold his paper.


He must roll it up.
He must double it up.
He must clean it up.
He must read it again.

40 The fog was so thick. We could not see.


The visibility was poor.
It was raining.
There was a lot of snow.
It was getting dark.

41 Rose got dizzy while going up in the elevator.


She got a good deal.
She became very happy.
She received a surprise.
She felt unsteady.

42. He is willing to travel.


He is not able to travel.
He said he would travel.
He objects to traveling.
He is afraid to travel.

43 Jane and Mary are Mr. Cooper’s children.


Mr. Cooper is their cousin.
Mr. Cooper is their father.
Mr. Cooper is their brother.
Mr. Cooper is their uncle.

44. Although Henry wanted a sports car, he bought a sedan.


Henry wanted a sedan.
Henry didn’t want a sports car.
Henry bought a sedan.
Henry bought a sports car.

45 The astronauts undergo years of training.


They dislike extensive training.
They receive extensive training.
They train lightly because of exhaustion.
They skip extensive training.

46 The manager will employ women from the village.


He will fire the women.
He will educate the women.
He will give jobs to the women.
He will help the women find husbands.

47 The pistol ejected the used shells.


It threw out the shells.
It mixed the shells.
It put in the shells.
It fired the shells.

48 We’re saving these seats for our friends.


Our friends won’t use the seats.
Our friends are in the seats.
The seats for our friends are cheap.
The seats are being held for our friends.

49 Tom is able to come.


He can come.
He can’t come
He won’t come
He has to come

50 Don’t forget to call her up next week.


Don’t forget to send her a telegram.
Don’t forget to telephone her
Don’t forget to write her a letter
Don’t forget to see her next week

51 W: What readings are the instruments giving you?


M: They show one hundred and forty-two.
W: Is that Centigrade or Fahrenheit?
Q: What were they talking about?
size
cost
length
temperature

52 W: Is the machine ready to start?


M: Almost. It still needs fuel.
Q: What does the machine need?
a source of energy
a steering device
a job to do
a way of stopping

53 W: Are you ready to go?


M: I will leave as soon as I change my shirt.
Q: What is the man going to do?
buy the shirt
put on a different shirt
show the woman his shirt
go to a shirt store

54 W: I think the report is finished.


M: You’d better check it one more time.
Q: What does the man want the woman to do?
look for mistakes
write it again
begin a new job
pay him for his work

55 M: Can you go shopping with us?


W: I suppose so.
Q: What does the woman mean?
She’ll probably go.
She hasn’t considered it.
She’s happy about going.
She doesn’t think she’ll go.

56. W: Where’s your son?


M: He is getting a book.
Q: What is the man’s son getting?
something to eat
something to wear
something to read
something to drink

57 W: Here’s your dinner.


M: Why is the meat so hot?
Q: What is the best answer for the man’s question?
It is a warm day
It was just cooked.
I already finished eating.
That’s my favorite meal.
58 W: My little boy cut his hand.
M: It must hurt very much.
Q: What does the woman say now?
“Yes, he was crying.”
“Yes, it was very dark.”
“No, he finished it anyway.”
“No, he could not carry it.”

59 W: Why are you staying behind that slow car?


M: The road was too narrow for two cars.
Q: What does the man mean?
The cars will get lost
The cars are too heavy
The cars can’t go very fast
The cars can’t pass each other.
60 W: I understand the ship sank.
M: Yes, it was complete loss.
Q: What did the man say about the ship?
It was the commanding ship
It was not a very fast ship
It could be seen easily
It could not be recovered.

61. I frequently drink coffee in the afternoon.


a. sometimes
b. seldom
c. often
d. never

62. The lawyer maintained that Jones was innocent of the crime.
a. doubted
b. denied
c. saw
d. said

63. The man couldn’t fly because he was too nervous.


a. calm
b. relaxed
c. tense
d. uneducated

64. He becomes very angry when his roommate disturbs him.


a. obtains
b. receives
c. gets
d. increases

65. There are several good musical directors on the East coast. Kraft, for instance, is
an excellent conductor.
a. for example
b. for a moment
c. instantly
d. for necessity
66. The whole family turned in at nine p.m.
a. went out
b. went to bed
c. ate dinner
d. watched TV

67. The accident proved to be fatal.


a. Someone was hurt.
b. Someone was killed.
c. Someone was hospitalized.
d. Someone was fault.

68. Would you like a single or a double room, sir?


a. I want a single, please.
b. I want, please, a single.
c. Please, a single I want.
d. A single I want, please.

69. My son wore ____ his old shoes.


a. with
b. in
c. for
d. out

70. We asked the ____ to take us to the park.


a. drive
b. drove
c. driver
d. driven

71. What did you have ____ lunch?


a. on
b. in
c. for
d. from

72. We wish you ____ change the subject.


a. would
b. must
c. have
d. shall

73. The class ____ being taught by a doctor.


a. shall not
b. isn’t
c. aren’t
d. won’t

74. We’ve ____ many examinations at the Language School.


a. take
b. taking
c. took
d. taken

75. John said, “We ____ to leave now.”


a. ought
b. had ought
c. must
d. should

76. Max insulated the wire to make it ____.


a. longer
b. safer
c. shorter
d. brighter

77. Meat is usually ____ one piece at a time.


a. eat
b. eating
c. eaten
d. ate

78. If a shirt is on sale, the price is ____.


a. lower
b. higher
c. too much
d. enough

79. May I ask if it’s ____ to make another part than to buy one?
a. cheapest
b. cheap
c. cheaper
d. most cheap

80. Lt. Blake, who had on a uniform, was an officer. Lt. Blake ____ a uniform.
a. tore
b. bought
c. wore
d. carried

81. Alice: What did the weather forecast say for today? Ed: It said there was an 80%
possibility of rain.
Alice: Oh, I ____ have brought my raincoat!
a. wish
b. may
c. should
d. could

82. A cheap way ____ is by automobile.


a. travel
b. traveled
c. to travel
d. traveling

83. Most women are interested in fashions. They like to read about
____.
a. food
b. clothes
c. entertainment
d. furniture

84. Many people have said that the best fire prevention system is good
____.
a. cooking
b. housekeeping
c. painting
d. flooring

85. Let’s ____ the subject in class tomorrow.


a. bring up
b. bring about
c. bring down
d. bring of

86. The electrical current is conducted by ____.


a. rubber
b. wiring diagrams
c. resistance
d. copper wire

87. We certainly enjoyed ____ with them.


a. visiting
b. visited
c. had visited
d. was visiting
88. Another ____ holiday is Independence Day.
a. patriot
b. patriotically
c. patriotism
d. patriotic

89. The speaker could not be ____ by the people in the back row.
a. were heard
b. hear
c. heard
d. will hear

90. The dog that was ____ frightened me.


a. bark
b. barking
c. barked
d. barks
91. John meant ____ the answer right away.
a. to give
b. has given
c. will give
d. gave

92. They enjoyed ____ the city.


a. tour
b. to tour
c. touring
d. toured

93. The skeleton ____ the human body.


a. supporting
b. supports
c. is supported
d. to support

94. After ____ for many hours, he finally understood the lesson.
a. study
b. studies
c. studied
d. studying

95. We went home after the party ____.


a. ends
b. is ending
c. to end
d. ended

96. The wire is broken. To repair it, the wire ____.


a. has soldered
b. must be soldered
c. must solder
d. will solder

97. The students ____ to the laboratory now.


a. are going
b. went
c. will going
d. were going

98. Peter and Martin have been playing basketball ____.


a. for noon
b. by noon
c. since noon
d. noon

99. Jim lives with his brother ____.


a. for Main Street
b. on Main Street
c. in Main Street
d. to Main Street

100. Robert was reading a newspaper while ____.


a. was studying Claude his lesson
b. Claude his lesson was studying
c. His lesson Claude was studying
d. Claude was studying his lesson

032
1. He could feel the plane vibrating. What was the plane doing?
descending
shaking
climbing
rolling

2. Susan needs a yard of cloth. How much does she need?


1 pound
2 dozen
3 feet
4 inches
3. What do you usually do for recreation?
work
play ball
eat supper
sleep

4. Matt is going to take these cows to the market. What’s he going to do with the
cows?
sell them
milk them
feed them
tie them up

5. The man said he likes a good joke once in a while. What does he like?
a strong drink
a good smoke
a funny story
a loud song

6. He lives in the vicinity of the base. Where does he live?


on the other side of town
near the base
far from the base
in a trailer court

7. The commandant came in to observe the class. What did he want to do?
see how the class was conducted
teach the class
interview the students
give them a briefing

8. They were measuring the velocity of the bullet. What was being measured?
the diameter
the circumference
the speed
the angle

9. The boys are going to climb the rope. What are they going to do?
use up the rope
sell the rope
go up the rope
cut the rope

10. She told her children to always be punctual. What were the children told?
to be truthful
to be on time
to be neat
to be fair

11. What kind of vehicle did you use?


I used a pencil
I used a car
I used water
I used gas

12. The prices of certain farm products fluctuate. What do the prices do?
rise steadily
fall steadily
go up and down
stay the same

13. He has a great deal of determination. What does he have?


the desire to succeed
a prolonged illness
a sharp mind
explosives

14. John said, “I need two men to arrange these chairs for the lecture.” What do the
two men have to do
place the chair in storage
fix the chairs
put the chairs in order
sit on the chairs

15. Catherine told me, “Remember your appointment with the doctor.” What did
Catherine tell me to remember?
to call the doctor
to write to the doctor
to go see the doctor
to find out about the doctor

16. Patrick gave Bill permission to drive the car. What did Patrick do?
He ordered Bill to drive the car
He allowed Bill to take the car
He warned Bill not to take the car
He gave Bill a ride in the car

17. She looked at the schedule. What did she want to know?
what to buy for next week
where Main Street is
how to repair the radio
the time of the meeting

18. If they don’t pay her more money, she’ll resign. What will she do?
She’ll leave her job
She’ll stop working so hard
She’ll complain
She’ll ask for the money

19. Each of the children has a separate room. What does the child have?
a small room
an air conditioned room
a room of his own
a room with a partition

20. We contacted with our friends. What did we do?


We united them
We communicated with them
We agreed with them
We employed them

21. Children usually imitate their parents. What do children usually do?
live with their parents
admire their parents
act like their parents
help their parents

22. What is the capacity of your car’s cooling system?


The maximum is 190 degree.
It holds 12 quarts.
It is very hot.
It uses antifreeze.

23. The man checked his work. What did he do?


He started looking for work
He made sure his work was right
He found that his work was hard
He started doing his work

24. The teacher was dissatisfied with the scores of the examination. How did he feel?
He was evaluating the scores
He was studying the scores
He was unhappy with the scores
He was not sure of the scores

25. The results were contrary to what we expected. What were the results?
There were no expectations
There were no results
The results were what we expected
The results were not what we expected

26. The temperature was around seventy degrees, but it was a foggy morning.
You couldn’t see the sun.
The visibility was excellent
The air was dry
There was a steady breeze blowing

27. Mrs. Gregory described her brother to us.


She introduced him to us
She told us where to find him
She called him on the telephone for us
She told us what he is like

28. I had just left the office when you called.


I left only a minute before you called
You called before I left
My office is to the left
I entered the office just as you called

29. Marry likes to talk over her problems with her father.
Mary’s father solves her problems for her
Mary and her father exchange ideas about her problem
Mary conceals her problems from her father
Mary has problems because of her father

30. Please fasten those two locks to the door.


Hurry them
Attach them
Hear them
Separate them

31. Jerry was interested in the girl.


He was curious about her
He hated her
He send her away
He had been angry at her

32. The coffee machine is out of order.


It costs too much
It doesn’t work
It makes coffee
It‘s outside

33. Barbara was comfortable.


She was frightened
She knew too much
She felt good
She did not have any money

34. The helicopter was used to rescue the man.


It hit him
It injured him
It missed him
It saved him

35. This is the property of the school.


It is the story of the school
It is a project for the students
It creates a problem for the students
It belongs to the school

36. We picked out the best radios.


We cleaned some radios
We repaired some radios
We selected some radios
We sold some radios
37. The truth is we enjoyed Bob and Susan’s party.
We had a good time
We stayed a long time
We saw many friends there
We did many things there

38. These shoes are cheap.


They do not cost much
They do not have stripes
They are made by hand
They have long sleeves

39. I wish the rainy season were over.


I wish it would last longer
I wish it would get colder
I wish it would end
I wish it would start

40. The housing facilities were inadequate at the base we just came from.
They were not satisfactory
They were clean
They were luxurious
They were very good

41. The Colonel said that the report has to be amended.


It has to be recorded
It has to be mailed
It has to be compiled
It has to be changed

42. That student has a negative attitude.


He is lying down
He is in poor health
He failed the test
He doesn’t cooperate

43. Henry got a painful injury playing football.


It hurt a lot
It was caused by carelessness
It was serious
It left him crippled for life

44. This pill is coated with sugar.


It is filled with sugar
It is mixed with sugar
It is covered with sugar
It is taken with sugar

45. That man looks familiar.


I think I like that man
I think I know that man
I think that man is friendly
I think that man is strange

46. Mary had a wonderful time on her vacation this summer.


She dressed very beautiful
She ate too much
Her time was limited
Her trip was a pleasure

47. He couldn’t concentrate, so he didn’t finish the job.


He was not able to concentrate
He didn’t start the job
He concentrated on the job
He got the job finished

48. My wife wants to take up golf.


She wants to stop playing golf
She wants to learn to play golf
She wants to improve her golf
She wants to join a club

49. I couldn’t convince him that I was right.


He didn’t believe I was right
He believed I was right
He promised that I was right
He didn’t forget that I was right

50. Bob has worked on the job many years. He couldn’t get by with any bad work.
His employer wouldn’t accept bad work
Bob was successful in doing bad work
His employer liked that kind of work
Bob was new and did bad work

51. W: This sentence isn’t very important.


M: Well, you can omit it.
Q: What can the woman do?
move it up
put it in
take it down
leave it out

52. W: Why are you holding your hand like that?


M: It’s numb.
Q: What did the man say about his hand?
It has no feeling in it
It’s bleeding a lot
It’s painful
It’s broken

53. W: What’s that?


M: It’s an automatic bottle-opener.
W: Yes, but what is it constructed of?
Q: What does she want to know?
what it represents
what it is made of
what it does
what it looks like

54. M: What are you waiting for?


W: I’m waiting for you to apologize.
Q: What does she expect the man to do?
introduce her
tell her that he is sorry
leave the room
open the door for her

55. W: Would you like some more vegetables?


M: I have sufficient, thank you.
Q: What did the man mean?
He has enough
He doesn’t like vegetables
He wants more
He would like something else

56. M: Why don’t you come over here and sit beside me?
W: Thank you, I’ll be glad to.
Q: Where will the woman sit?
in front of them
behind the man
next to the man
across from the man

57. W: What are you going to do about that car, Steve?


M: I don’t know, my friend is going to take a look at it.
Q: What is Steve’s friend going to do?
watch the car for Steve
inspect the car for Steve
take the car away from Steve
drive the car to Steve

58. W: Are you going to buy that house?


M: Well, first I want to make sure that is a good one.
Q: What does the man want to do?
insure the house if it’s good
improve the house
have the house repaired
be certain that the house is good

59. M: Do you want me to close the windows?


W: Yes, it looks like the storm is coming.
Q: Why should the man close the windows?
to keep the rain and wind out
to keep the noise out
to keep the house dark
to keep the lightening out

60. W: Darcy looks awful.


M: I’m not surprised. It’s been a long time since she had a good meal.
Q: What did the man say about Darcy?
She needs a good bath
She isn’t eating properly
She hasn’t worked for a long time
She needs some new clothes

61. It happened during the fire.


a. waited
b. melted
c. burned
d occured

62. He said he was all set to go.


a. required
b ready
c. unable
d. eager

63. I wish you’d keep that in mind.


a. watch it
b. complete it
c. remember it
d. obtain it

64 I had better see a doctor.


a. should
b. can
c. wouldn’t
d. couldn’t

65. She accumulated a lot of leave time.


a. lost
b. got paid for
c. used up
d. saved up

66. Ben’s pulse beat was very erratic.


a. good
b. slow
c. irregular
d. strong

67. I asked her to give me a hand.


a. hold me
b. shaked hands
c. help me
d. take charge
68. It was a brief encounter.
a. game
b. time
c. statement
d. meeting

69. It’s getting late. Drink up.


a. Finish your drink.
b. Don’t drink too much.
c. Order a drink.
d. Fill your glass.

70. They have been waiting for me ____ 5 o’clock.


a. during
b. between
c. since
d. for

71. If I knew his address I ____ write him.


a. ought
b. want
c. like
d. would

72. The young lady ____ at the desk is his secretary.


a. will sit
b. sitting
c. sat
d. to sit

73. The students who are waiting outside ____ come in now.
a. can
b. would
c. may have
d. had

74. “Why didn’t the waitress take your order?” “She ____ understand me.”
a. might
b. couldn’t
c. can
d. could

75. The wind is blowing ____ now.


a. heard
b. most hard
c. more hard
d. harder

76. He wanted me to look at the newly ____ house.


a. construct
b. constructing
c. construction
d. constructed

77. Many people work ____ sunup to sundown.


a. when
b. in
c. from
d. where

78. He really doesn’t have an excuse for ____ late to class.


a. to be
b. being
c. been
d. to being

79. The flowers in the garden ____ in the spring.


a. were planted
b. planted
c. plants
d. is planting

80. Hurry up! We’re already ____.


a. early
b. fast
c. late
d. slow

81. Would you be interested in ____ a soccer game?


a. attended
b. attend
c. attending
d. to attend

82. The students refused ____ in class.


a. to remained
b. remaining
c. remained
d. to remain

83. Were you ____ for a winter suit at the new store yesterday?
a. look
b. looked
c. to look
d. looking

84. Until winter ____, the weather will be warm.


a. comes
b. come
c. came
d. had come
85. The captain ____ the plane yesterday.
a. flies
b. flew
c. is flying
d. flown

86. John would have called the police if he ____ the accident.
a. will see
b. saw
c. sees
d. had seen

87. I’ll go if I ____.


a. had time
b. will have time
c. am having time
d. have time

88. The man who was playing the piano ____ by the audience.
a. applauded
b. applauding
c. was applauded
d. is applauding

89. The accident victim ____ to the hospital.


a. rush
b. was rushed
c. were rushing
d. has rushes

90. The weather ____ change tomorrow.


a. is going to
b. will be
c. goes to
d. will go to

91. Jim: “Why did you go to the post office?”


Tom: “I went ____ a package.”
a. picking up
b. picked up
c. to pick up
d. to picked up

92. Most of our woodlands are natural forests. They are ____.
a. not planted by man
b. dark
c. suburban areas
d. cultivated

93. If you’re going out in this drizzle, you’d better ____.


a. fill the gas tank
b. open the windows
c. turn off the lights
d. put on a raincoat

94. If you jump to conclusions, you ____.


a. must be in good physical condition
b. enter contests
c. suffer physical pain
d. make decisions too quickly

95. He was looking through the want ads because he wanted to ____.
a. read an editorial
b. see what movies were playing
c. find his friend’s telephone number
d. buy some used furniture

96. I can’t tell them apart because they’re so much ____.


a. slower
b. less
c. trouble
d. alike

97. The road goes ____ that direction.


a. under
b. in
c. for
d. between

98. Choose the correct sentence.


a. Can you the lab tell me how to find?
b. Can you tell me the lab how to find?
c. Can you how to find the lab tell me?
d. Can you tell me how to find the lab?

99. Choose the correct sentence.


a. This is the best way to learn a language.
b. This the best way to learn a language is.
c. This the best way is to learn a language.
d. This to learn a language is the best way.

100. Choose the correct sentence.


a. Countries different have different customs.
b. Customs different have countries different.
c. Different countries have different customs.
d. Different countries different customs have.
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1. The house was surrounded by bushes. What surrounded the house?


animals
plants
insects
buildings

2. Tony got a good mark in conduct. What did he get a good mark in?
behavior
health
lessons
history

3. Pilots must learn to fly accurately. How must they learn to fly?
alone
with others
correctly
quickly

4. John asked Mary to give him the data. What did John want?
a date
an appointment
the facts
the fruit

5. The troops were living in the camouflage area. Where were they living?
in a housing area
in a hidden area
in an open field
in the barracks

6. The humidity is high this afternoon. What is the weather like?


It is hot.
It is cloudy.
It is damp.
It is windy.

7. There are a lot of activities in the room. What’s happening?


There is a lot of movement.
There is a lot of light.
There is a lot of food.
There is a lot of furniture.

8. You’ll succeed if you stick to your work. What should you do to succeed?
change jobs often
stay on the job
go to school
eat well

9. Mr. Smith talked about the battle he was in. What did he talk about?
a baseball game
boat racing
armed fighting
deep water

10. Lt. Henderson condensed the report. What did she do to the report?
She improved it.
She shortened it.
She criticized it.
She wrote it.

11. Jack spilled the soda water. What was spilled?


the salad dressing
the milk
the soft drink
the sweet wine

12. Lewis and Paul had an argument. What did they have?
a difference of opinion
a party
a long way to go
an understanding

13. I had to adjust my belt. What did I do?


I changed the color.
I exchanged my belt.
I took it off.
I tightened it.
14. Tom said that the classroom was available. What did Tom say about the
classroom?
It was the right size.
It was too large.
It was ready for use.
It was being used.

15. The show is going to start at 1400 sharp. When will the show begin?
at about 2 o’clock
at exactly 2 o’clock
at 1415 hours
in the middle of the afternoon

16. The customer said, “I want to cash the check.” What did he want to do?
put the money in the bank
get some money
open an account
get a traveler’s check

17. He saw the fish on the surface of the lake. Where was the fish?
floating at the top
swimming under water
dead in the boat
resting on the bottom

18. Since several of my friends are living in the same neighborhood, they often share
a ride. What do they do?
They work together.
They often go by bus.
They ride together.
They pay their own way.

19. Many people change careers at sometime in their lives. What do they change?
the type of work they do
their home address
their post office number
their name

20. I’ll allow my son to go to town. What will I do?


permit him to go
make him stay home
let him play at home
help him study his lessons

21. Harry is arranging his books on the desk. What is he doing to the books?
He is reading them.
He is putting them in order.
He is cleaning them.
He is covering them.

22. These men use the athletic equipment. What do they do with it?
They use it to repair cars.
They use it for listening.
They use it to record tapes.
They use it in games.

23. Susan appreciated her friends. How did she feel about her friends?
She is unhappy with them.
She is grateful for them.
She loses her friends.
She pays no attention to them.

24. Are you having trouble with your motor?


Yes. I’m afraid she is ill.
Yes. I can’t measure a thing with it.
No. My teeth feel okay now.
No. It’s running well now.

25. The ticket taker gave Bill a stub. What did the ticket taker do?
He showed him where to sit.
He gave him directions.
He found Bill’s ticket on the step.
He gave Bill part of a ticket.

26. A pilot should concentrate on his flying.


He should read his manual.
He should fly often.
He should rest during a flight.
He should pay close attention to it.

27. I began to doubt that my friend would arrive.


I was afraid he wouldn’t come.
I hoped he would appear soon.
I feared he would be late.
I wanted him to show up at once.

28. Tim arrived at the lab just in time.


He arrives at different times each day.
He arrives early every day.
He arrives late every day.
He arrives exactly on time every day.

29. I saw her in the vicinity of the Base Exchange.


She wasn’t near the Base Exchange.
She was in the Base Exchange.
She was near the Base Exchange.
She was an employee of the Base Exchange.

30. Mr. Smith is going to get a job as an instructor.


He is working as an instructor.
He will work as an instructor.
He has been working as an instructor.
He had worked and an instructor.
31. The food had no taste.
It was delicious.
It had too much spice.
It was not hot.
It had no flavor.

32. The sky was overcast before the storm.


It was very warm.
It was very cloudy.
It was sunny.
It was clear.

33. Matthew converted her money.


She exchanged her money.
She spent her money.
She lost her money.
She worked for her money.

34. The student checked out of the language school.


He was examined.
He received information.
He left the school.
He reported to the school.

35. Please pass the salt.


Please fill the salt shaker.
Don’t use the salt.
Put salt on it, please.
Please hand me the salt.

36. Sgt. Williams coiled the wire before he put it away.


He straightened the wire.
He arranged it in circles.
He cut it in half.
He marked it.

37. The pill brought Marvel some relief.


She became hungry.
She had less pain.
She felt very sad.
She became thirsty.

38. The teacher will repeat the question.


He’ll write it down.
He’ll give its meaning.
He’ll spell it out.
He’ll say it again.

39. After the accident, Jerry seated, felt numb.


He was in pain.
The accident was his fault.
His body had no feeling.
He was sleepy.

40. My socks have disappeared.


I can’t find them.
They are worn out.
They have holes in them.
They can’t be sewed.

41. The water in this lake often freezes.


The water becomes salty.
The water becomes muddy.
The water becomes ice.
The water leaks out.

42. He is generally on time.


He is seldom on time.
He was on time only once.
He is usually on time.
He is never on time.

43. Gasoline is the chief product made from crude oil.


It is the only product.
It is the main product.
It is one of the few products.
It is in all the products.

44. Clark makes cabinets as a hobby.


He is unhappy making them.
He has a bad habit.
He makes them in his spare time.
He hopes to sell them.

45. Evelyn said that her car was in good shape.


Its condition is good.
The car’s design is good.
Its price is good.
The owner of the car is good.

46. They had to undergo many hardships.


They had to forget them.
They were subjected to them.
They had to change them.
They were protected by them.

47. Jane looks like her mother.


She looks after her mother.
She is looking for her mother.
She resembles her mother.
She is happy with her mother.
48. Dr. Allen visited the residential section of town.
He visited a medical center.
He visited a university.
He visited a park area.
He visited a family housing area.

49. The instructor is short of books.


He has plenty of books.
The books are not the proper ones.
The books are too small.
He does not have sufficient books.

50. Neither Laura nor Helen has a pocket lighter.


Helen and Laura share a lighter.
Helen and Laura don’t need lighters.
Either Helen or Laura has a lighter.
Helen and Laura are without lighters.
51. M: When are you going to Germany? W: Three months from now in May.
Q: In what month is this conversation taking place?
February
August
October
December

52. M: There are a lot of people in the Capital Building.


W: Yes, but most of them are visitors.
Q: What did the woman say about most of the people in the building?
They are employees.
They are lawmakers.
They are guides.
They are guests.

53. W: What caused the engine to fail?


M: It failed because of poor maintenance.
Q: What did the man blame the failure on?
low grade fuel
rough roads
improper repairs
faulty lubrication

54. M: Were you there when it happened? W: Yes, the flame was huge.
Q: What happened?
There was a fire.
She heard a loud noise.
There was a storm.
A ship sank.

55. W: Why was George’s picture in the newspaper?


M: Because he rescued a little girl.
Q: What did the man say had happened?
A girl was saved.
A girl received a gift.
A girl was lost.
A girl was injured.

56. W: Was Ted hurt in the accident?


M: No, but the doctor gave him some pills to relax him.
Q: Why did the doctor give Ted the pills?
to keep him awake
to make him less tense
because he was very weak
because he had a headache

57. W: I see you got your watch back.


M: Yes. The jeweler had to replace this spring.
Q: What did the jeweler do?
He straightened a spring.
He polished a spring.
He put in a new spring.
He repaired a spring.

58. M: Are you going to cook those tomatoes?


W: No. It’s too much bother.
Q: Why isn’t she going to cook those tomatoes?
It costs too much.
Her brother doesn’t like tomatoes.
There are too many tomatoes.
It’s a lot of trouble.

59. W: I thought you were going to buy a new camera.


M: I was. But this used one was cheaper.
Q: What did the man buy?
He bought a better camera.
He bought a larger camera.
He bought a less expensive one.
He bought a newer model.

60. M: Will you ask Mark to do it?


W: Yes. He is capable in every way.
Q: What doe the woman think of Mark?
He can do a good job.
He does things poorly.
She doesn’t like his work.
She wants him to be happy.

61. The prisoner was released.


a. set free
b. put in jail
c. caught
d. punished
62. Don’t oppose his plans.
a. be for
b. work against
c. examine
d. complain about
63. He’ll get used to it.
a. use it
b. become accustomed to it
c. buy it
d. start working on it
64. Hard work accounted for Edison’s success.
a. is not the reason for
b. objected to
c. did not amount to
d. was the reason for
65. We go there as frequently as we can.
a. often
b. quickly
c. carefully
d. late

66. You call for your new name tag in a couple of days.
a. write
b. see
c. order
d. get

67. He requested permission from the officer.


a. refused
b. asked for
c. gave
d. looked for

68. I have worked ____ a mechanic for several years.


a. in
b. to
c. as
d. at

69. This desk is similar ____ mine.


a. to
b. as
c. from
d. than

70. ____ the salesman here yesterday?


a. Is
b. Was
c. Were
d. Are
71. I’ll buy a good used car if I ____ find one.
a. can
b. have
c. may
d. must
72. ____ you open the door, please?
a. May
b. Will
c. Should
d. Did
73. My home is where I ____.
a. travel
b. visit
c. live
d. shop

74. I ____ never seen Texas before.


a. will
b. having
c. had
d. should
75. The water has ____ from the ground.
a. sprain
b. spring
c. springing
d. sprung

76. She has been writing letters ____ noon.


a. into
b. along
c. since
d. between

77. If I had had more money, I ____ have gone to Europe.


a. had
b. have to
c. will
d. would
78. Most people ____ a paid vacation.
a. get
b. getting
c. gotten
d. is getting
79. The maids ____ their clothes in the basement.
a. hangs
b. hang
c. were hang
d. is hanging
80. Jackson is interested in ____ a portable radio.
a. buying
b. buys
c. buy
d. bought
81. Not ____ the proper food can affect your health.
a. eating
b. eaten
c. eat
d. ate
82. The last few words were very easy for us ____.
a. hear
b. hearing
c. heard
d. to hear

83. The man bought his wife a new ____ machine.


a. washing
b. wash
c. to wash
d. washes

84. You ____ review this lesson before you take the test.
a. did
b. has to
c. ought to
d. world
85. That man always forgets ____ the return address on letters.
a. written
b. wrote
c. to wrote
d. to write
86. A person’s personality can ____ by his environment.
a. be changed
b. is change
c. changed
d. changing
87. We’ll stay in the house until the rain ____.
a. stop
b. stopped
c. will stop
d. stops

88. I didn’t have difficulty ____ that lesson.


a. understands
b. understood
c. had understood
d. understanding
89. A paperback book must ____ with care.
a. be handling
b. handles
c. handle
d. be handled
90. Bill practices football every evening, ____?
a. doesn’t he
b. can’t he
c. isn’t he
d. does he

91. I don’t know the captain’s number. Let’s ____ in the telephone book.
a. look it down
b. see it out
c. look it up
d. see it around
92. On the first page of a newspaper, we generally find ____.
a. the want ads
b. the death notices
c. the editorial section
d. the headlines

93. Jack is better than other players on his team. In fact, he is ____.
a. the tallest player
b. the oldest player
c. the heaviest player
d. the best player

94. The class was bored with the movie. The students were ____.
a. glad to be there
b. happy to see it
c. not interested in it
d. confused with it
95. Don’t answer the question until you think it over carefully.
You should ____.
a. discuss the question
b. consider the question
c. look the question up
d. put the question off
96. “Were you able to get together with your parents?”
a. I met them at the hotel.
b. I didn’t see them at all.
c. I telephoned them.
d. They never showed up.

97. I wish I could go to bed and rest, but I have too much work to do.
a. I don’t have a lot to do today.
b. I have a lot of things to do today.
c. I went to bed to rest
d. I don’t want to rest today.
98. After ordering his meal from the waitress, Bill relaxed by reading the
newspaper.
a. The waitress rested for a while.
b. Bill read the newspaper.
c. The waitress ordered the meal.
d. The waitress placed the newspaper by Bill.

99. Choose the correct sentence.


a. A few days ago I met downtown John.
b. I met John downtown a few days ago.
c. Downtown a few days ago I met John.
d. I met a few days ago John downtown.

100. Choose the correct sentence.


a. Very much we enjoyed our visit to Austin.
b. We enjoyed to Austin very much our visit.
c. We enjoyed our visit to Austin very much.
d. Our visit to Austin very much we enjoyed.
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1. They walked through a dense forest. What kind of forest was it?
It was high up in the mountains.
There were few animals living there.
It was far form everything.
There were many trees close together.

2. Petty was almost caught by the current. What almost caught her?
a group of people
the flow of water
a dangerous animal
the electric light

3. The teacher measured the diameter of the circle. What did he measure?
a line all the way around the circle
a line through the center of the circle
a line form the center of the edge
a line around part of the edge

4. The jet has had a great affect on military operations. What’s the great affect on
military operations?
a new type of artillery shell
a new type of individual weapon
a new type of airplane engine
a new type of military vehicle

5. I asked Willis to call on me. What did I want him to do?


visit me
telephone me
help me
relieve me

6. Kevin belongs to a labor organization. Who are members of the organization?


religious people
single people
old people
working people

7. They extinguished the fire. What happened to the fire?


It started burning.
It grew smaller.
It stopped burning.
It grew larger.

8. The office has a waiting room. What does it have?


a place where people can sit
a place where they keep records
a place where there are telephones
a place where they prepare food

9. Lt. Frost is in charge of transportation. What’s her responsibility?


the supplies
the weapons
the vehicles
the meals

10. Helen enjoys flying. What does she enjoy?


watching TV
traveling by air
going for walks
driving her car

11. The student got into trouble because he didn’t obey the regulations. Why did he
get into trouble?
He followed the regulations.
He knew the regulations.
He wrote the regulations.
He disregarded the regulation.

12. The climate of that country is nice. What’s nice about that country?
the people
the food
the mountains
the weather

13. Mr. Tenet made out of money order. What did he do with it?
He filled it in.
He threw it away.
He looked it over.
He sent it off.

14. Sgt. McGrath told us to watch out. What did he tell us to do?
to study the report
to find the answer
to be careful
to be clear

15. The constitution of this state has 14 amendments. What does it have?
14 pages
14 changes
14 authors
14 laws

16. Mr. Young learned by imitating the teacher. How did he learn?
by repeating the teacher’s actions
by following the teacher’s advice
by listening to the teacher’s voice
by doing the teacher’s assignments

17. Marilyn told the men to hurry. What did he tell them to do?
to wash up
to move fast
to stand still
to quiet down

18. The price of meat has fluctuated gradually this year. What’s happened to the price
of meat?
It has gone up.
It has stayed the same.
It has gone down.
It has gone up and down.

19. Alex was on time for work. What happened?


She started to work recently.
She arrived at work promptly.
She stopped her work suddenly.
She finished her work quietly.

20. Barbara kept bringing up the same thing. What did she keep doing?
changing the subject
controlling the conversation
talking about the same thing
talking without thinking

21. Paul damaged the car. What happened?


He learned how to drive it.
He was in an accident.
He had trouble paying for it.
He went on a vacation.

22. There was a good deal of salt in the food. How much salt was in the food?
just enough
a little
the usual amount
a lot

23. The weather report calls for thundershowers. What will the weather be like?
icy
sunny
rainy
snowy

24. Tom kept an eye on the book. What did he do?


He watched the books.
He found the books.
He examined the books.
He admired the books.

25. In general, James works hard. Does she work hard?


Yes, she usually does.
No, she rarely does.
Yes, she always.
No, she never does.

26. The second part of the plan is essential.


It’s complete.
It’s optional.
It’s confusing.
It’s necessary.

27. Virginia does her work very quickly.


She does it well.
She does it fast.
She does it poorly.
She does it slowly.

28. Those weapons are destructive.


They can be carried easily.
They can cause a lot of damage.
They are the most modern available.
They are completely useless here.

29. Except for Pete, everyone was present.


Everyone was present, even Pete.
Everyone was present because of Pete.
Everyone was present, according to Pete.
Everyone was present but Pete.

30. Smith went instead of Jones.


Jones went, bur Smith didn’t.
Smith went, but Jones didn’t.
Neither Jones nor Smith went.
Both Jones and Smith went.

31. Debora was silent all the evening.


She didn’t talk.
She didn’t move.
She didn’t eat.
She didn’t sleep.
32. The weather was very warm
It was windy.
It was cool.
It was dry.
It was hot.

33. They erased the blackboard.


They looked at the blackboard.
They took away the blackboard.
They wrote on the blackboard.
They cleaned off the blackboard.

34. Robin selected a book.


She read a book.
She found a book.
She sold a book.
She chose a book.

35. Jean poured the coffee.


She filled the cup with coffee.
She drank the coffee from the cup.
She made the coffee in a pot.
She warmed the coffee on the stove.

36. Mr. Hunter has many obligations.


There are many things he must do.
There are many places he could go.
There are many friends he might visit.
There are many activities he can enjoy.

37. The house was originally painted blue.


It was painted blue this year.
It was painted blue all over.
It was painted blue inside.
It was painted blue at first.

38. Mr. Robert ignored the instructions.


He didn’t expect the instructions.
He didn’t follow the instructions.
He didn’t understand the instructions.
He didn’t forget the instructions.

39. Mrs. Hail has a valuable table.


It is used in the kitchen.
It is big and very strong.
It is worth a lot of money.
It is covered with dirt.

40. Sometimes Miss Ellen gets angry.


She gets irritated.
She gets sick.
She gets happy.
She gets tired.

41. There is a big difference between a policeman and a fireman.


They are not alone.
They are not brothers.
They are not alike.
They are not friends.

42. Caroline didn’t take precautions.


She was hungry.
She was cold.
She was careless.
She was alone.

43. That book belongs to Dr. Murray.


Dr. Murray borrowed it.
Dr. Murray owns it.
Dr. Murray likes it.
Dr. Murray wants it.

44. The food began to decay.


It began to burn.
It began to heat up.
It began to spoil.
It began to dry out.

45. The ladder was in horizontal position.


It was standing up.
It was sitting down.
It was lying flat.
It was bending over.

46. Burin spread out the maps.


He opened the maps.
He folded the maps.
He marked the maps.
He copied the maps.

47. En route to New Orleans, Mr. Harley stopped in Chicago.


En route to Chicago, he stopped in New Orleans.
He went to New Orleans instead of Chicago.
He went to Chicago and then to New Orleans.
He had a layover in New Orleans.

48. The light bulb began to glow.


It came on.
It became dimmer.
It burned out.
It started flashing.

49. The candy was coated with sugar.


It had some sugar on it.
It had sugar all over it.
It was made entirely of sugar.
It was completely free of sugar.
50. Lisa visited Pat.
Lisa went to see Pat.
Lisa tried to call Pat.
Lisa need to write Pat.
Lisa wanted to leave Pat.

51. M: What do you want to know? W: I want to know the purpose of all of these.
Q: What did the woman mean?
She wants to know the cost.
She wants to know the means.
She wants to know the answer.
She wants to know the reason.

52. M: What do you think of the clothes in that store? W: I think the quality is poor.
Q: How does the woman feel about the clothes?
She thinks the clothes are too expensive.
She thinks the clothes are all the same.
She thinks the clothes are not very good.
She thinks the clothes are not very pretty.

53. W: Do you have enough money? M: I believe so. Q: What does the man
mean?
He doubts that he does.
He thinks that he does.
He knows that he doesn’t.
He hopes that he has.

54. W: When was the company established? M: Several months ago. Q: What
did they say about the company?
It was expanded several months ago.
It was started several months ago.
It was moved several months ago.
It was closed several months ago.
55. M: Why do you want to buy that chair? W: Because it is comfortable. Q:
What did the woman say about the chair?
It matches my furniture.
It is a bargain.
It is nice to sit in.
It is a pretty color.

56. W: How did you buy your TV? M: I paid for it in advance. Q: What did
the man mean?
He paid for it ahead of time.
He paid for it little by little.
He paid for it with a loan.
He paid for it with a check.

57. W: What does your company make? M: We make pipes. Q: What does the
company make?
clothing
wire
bread
tubing
58. W: What’s the matter? M: I’m in a rush. Q: What did the man say?
He wants to go to bed.
He wants to get cleaned up.
He wants to drink something cold.
He wants to get somewhere fast.

59. M: What’s Al’s house like? It’s huge. Q: What did the woman say about Al’s
house?
His house is pretty.
His house is old.
His house is big.
His house is modern.

60. M: What are you studying in school? W: I’m studying Engineering. Q: What
did the woman say?
She is studying how to build things.
She is studying how to write stories.
She is studying how to teach children.
She is studying how to fix teeth.

61. Mr. Winters can work.


a. is able to
b. ought to
c. is about to
d. needs to

62. The news broadcast reached every home in the land. The news reached every
house .
a. through the newspapers
b. on the radio
c. by word of mouth
d. at the movies

63. Duncan works across town. He works .


a. on the other side of town
b. on this side of town
c. in town
d. outside of town

64. Shirley knows what to say.


a. what she has said
b. what she was saying
c. what she won’t say
d. what she should say

65. One of the enemies killed our scout. Our scout .


a. is killing
b. will kill
c. had killed
d. was killed
66. Virginia jotted down the word.
a. used
b. repeated
c. wrote
d. saw

67. Mr. Thompson understands the basis of the decision.


a. news about
b. trouble with
c. surprise at
d. reason for

68. All the men were accounted for. They all the men.
a. accounted for
b. account for
c. are accounting for
d. will account for

69. Farming is Delbert’s business. He .


a. buys from farmers.
b. operates a farm
c. sells things to farmers
d. builds houses on farms

70. The speech will have been heard by a thousand people. A thousand people
the speech.
a. are eventually going to hear
b. were immediately going to hear
c. have now heard
d. will never hear

71. Granville’s apartment is below ours. It is ours.


a. under
b. next to
c. over
d. across from

72. Select the correct sentence:


a. On Friday fish we eat usually.
b. Fish usually we eat on Friday.
c. We usually eat fish on Friday.
d. Usually fish we eat on Friday.

73. Mother said, “Listen to me, Martha!”


a. Watch what I do
b. Hear what I say
c. Eat what I cook
d. See what I have

74. Claude worked out the problem.


a. discovered
b. avoided
c. caused
d. solved

75. Select the correct sentence:


a. On the table a pile of papers were.
b. The news are good.
c. The news is not good.
d. Newspapers is a good source of news.

76. They took up the problem.


a. looked up
b. discussed
c. forgot
d. discovered

77. He told us to stick to it.


a. stop making noise
b. listen very carefully
c. stay on the job
d. help with the work

78. I am studying English the Language School.


a. go
b. on
c. at
d. from

79. Sandra is standing next to Joan. Sandra’s standing .


a. beside her
b. in front of her
c. behind he
d. across from her

80. The teacher told us to stand up.


a. open our books
b. do another exercise.
c. Stay after class
d. Get to our feet

81. Mr. Siegal, but not his friends, .


a. are going
b. have been there
c. was watching TV
d. were at the game.

82. Select the correct sentence:


a. Neither Frank are capable, nor his brothers of doing the job.
b. Are capable of doing the job are neither Frank nor his brother.
c. Of doing the job, neither Frank nor his brother are capable
d. Neither Frank nor his brothers are capable of doing the job.
83. Select the correct sentence:
a. Bob asked Marie if she had seen Jane at the party.
b. Bob asked if Marie she had seen Jane at the party.
c. Bob asked Marie if at the party Jane she had seen.
d. Bob asked if Marie she had a the

84. Cynthia asked Alex what he had in mind. She wanted to know .
a. what he did
b. what he remembered
c. what he heard
d. what he intended

85. Frances looked up the number.


a. asked for
b. found
c. forgot
d. lost

86. What is a stamp machine used ?


a. for
b. to
c. of
d. at

87. Crawford is setting up the tent.


a. cleaning up
b. putting up
c. folding up
d. messing up

88. Carla took off her coat because .


a. she wanted to find it
b. she was too cold
c. she wanted to wear it
d. she was too warm

89. All cured patients will be moved to another building. The patients will be
moved.
a. who are already cured
b. who want to be cured
c. who can never be cured
d. who still must be cured

90. you meet us at the airport?


a. Why
b. Ought to
c. Couldn’t
d. Maybe

91. Speeding is the cause of many problems.


a. The law about people who speed
b. The reason why people speed
c. The fact that people speed
d. The type of people who speed

92. My car can go than your car.


a. more faster
b. more fastest
c. faster
d. fast
93. Ann has been studying for three hours.
a. She was going to study for three hours.
b. She finished studying three hours ago.
c. She is going to study for three hours
d. She started studying three hours ago.

94. Nancy is not as beautiful as Elaine. Elaine is than Nancy.


a. much beautiful
b. more beautiful
c. most beautiful
d. less beautiful

95. You might catch a cold in this rain. wear a raincoat.


a. You did
b. You’d better
c. You ought
d. You’re

96. Classes begin on time.


a. should be
b. could to
c. ought to
d. always are

97. The sunshine feels good me.


a. to
b. for
c. with
d. into

98. It will heat up tomorrow. The weather will be .


a. cooler
b. warmer
c. wetter
d. drier

99. My new instructor gave me a book .


a. to reading
b. for read
c. reading
d. to read
100. When Americans are invited to a meal in a home and they are not sure what they
should do, they follow the rule of imitating the host. According to this sentence, which
of the following is correct?
a. Americans don’t follow the rules.
b. Americans do as the host does.
c. Americans don’t all eat the same kinds of foods.
d. Americans are always worried about what they should eat.
035

1. The east door could be used only in case of an emergency. When should we use
the east door?
when there is no danger
when the building is on fire
when there is a high ranking visitor
When the building in empty

2. Ed wanted cash for his car. What did he want?


battery
money
oil
polish

3. Did you intend to do that?


Yes, it was an accident.
Yes, I found out about is later.
Yes, it was a surprise.
Yes, I planned it.

4. The passenger told the driver to cut down on his speed. What should the driver
do?
He should increase his speed.
He should continue at the same speed.
He should decrease his speed.
He should stop.

5. When Ellen missed the 10:40 bus, did it make her sad?
Yes, it made her afraid.
Yes, it made her angry.
Yes, it made he unhappy.
Yes, it made her unacceptable.

6. Are the women sitting down?


Yes. They are going now.
Yes. Here they come.
Yes. They are putting it down.
Yes. They are in their chairs.

7. Paul spent a great deal of time in the country. How much time did he spend there?
a few
none
a little
a lot

8. Klaus got a letter from his family last week. Should he answer it?
Yes, he ought to.
Yes, he can.
Yes, he might.
Yes, he did.

9. Did you observe your friend yesterday?


Were you involved?
Did you wash him?
Did you assist him?
Did you watch him?

10. He was given an order to report the office. What was he given?
an argument
a command
a farm
a report

11. If Captain Mercy wants to know if the design is new, what does he want to know
about?
the color
the engine
the uniform
the plan

12. This food should be cooked with moderate heat.


The heat should be very hot.
The heat should be medium.
The heat should be very low.
The heat should be turned off.

13. The man was working under the car. Where was he?
beside it
inside of it
beneath it
on top of it

14. What does a rod look like?


a stick
a ball
a hole
a box

15. When is afternoon?


between midnight and six A.M.
between six A.M. and noon
between noon and six P.M.
between six P.M. and midnight

16. Can you judge how wide the room is?


Can you measure the width?
Can you count the width?
Can you see the width?
Can you estimate the width?
17. The tubing was heating in back of the icebox. Where was the tubing heating?
on top of the ice box
in front of the ice box
behind the ice box
to the left of the ice box

18. Joe goes to bed at midnight almost every night. But, last night he went to bed at 8
o’clock. What time does he usually go to bed?
at midnight
at 8 o’clock
at 12 noon
every night

19. Bob is an excellent football player and wants to take part in other sports. What
does he want to do?
instruct in sports
watch football
participate in sports
present a football

20. I told Henry to call me back. What should he do?


return my visit
return my phone call
defend himself
make me come back

21. The instructor said, “I can hardly hear you.” What did he mean?
You are speaking too loudly.
You are not speaking.
You should speak more politely.
You are not speaking loudly enough.

22. Doris found my hat yesterday. Whose hat is it?


yesterday
Doris’
hat
mine

23. Clore had trouble in class today. What happened?


He had some difficulties.
He had several lessons.
He had an easy day.
He had a new teacher.

24. Mary said, “Be careful. That wire was not insulated.” What did she mean?
The wire is not good.
The wire is not protected.
The wire is not carrying electricity.
The wire is not visible.

25. The students described a typical high school day in their country. What kind of
day did the students describe?
an unusual one
the first one
an ordinary one
the last one

26. Mrs. Anderson provided all the food for the party.
She ate the food.
She protected the food.
She threw away the food.
She furnished the food.

27. The commander inspected the troops before the parade.


He gave them a briefing.
He organized their vehicles.
He looked at their uniforms.
He watched the march.

28. John needs another blanket.


He is angry.
He is cold.
He is hungry.
He is blind.

29. The electric power failed last night.


It came on.
It grew stronger.
It went off.
It grew weaker.

30. A burning cigarette could be a danger to a forest.


It might be a health hazard.
It could frighten the animals.
It probably smells bad.
It can set fire to the forest.

31. If it doesn’t clear up, we won’t be able to go.


The weather is bad.
The work is too hard.
The road is rough.
The picture is all right.

32. Major Morin removed the book.


He took it away.
He brought it.
He took off its cover.
He read it.

33. The solution was obvious. Everyone knew the answer.


The solution was unknown.
The solution was apparent.
The solution was dangerous.
The solution was essential.

34. The field must be level.


It must be flat.
It must be long.
It must be square.
It must be large.

35. We encountered the enemy yesterday.


We confused the enemy.
We met the enemy.
We defeated the enemy.
We avoided the enemy.

36. General Bascal’s car will lead the parade.


It will be protected from the crowed.
It will be the first car in the parade.
It will be the tenth car.
It will wait for the parade to pass.

37. The coat didn’t belong to him.


It didn’t fit.
He didn’t own it.
It was too heavy.
He didn’t like it.

38. I didn’t notice the plane’s arrival.


I didn’t see the passengers.
I didn’t like the noise it made.
I didn’t see the plane come it.
I didn’t know the arrival time.

39. We will leave in the morning.


We will eat then.
We will rest then.
We will go then.
We will call then.

40. The laws on driving safety are becoming stricter.


They’re becoming longer.
They’re becoming more interesting.
They’re becoming more rigid.
They’re becoming important.

41. The soldiers rescued the trapped officer.


They saved him.
They surrounded him.
They located him.
They buried him.

42. The room needed many things.


It required many things.
It contained many things.
It regulated many things.
It excluded many things.

43. They kept their people in mind.


They neglected their people.
They liked their people.
They forget their people.
They remembered their people.

44. Ben said, “Let me cut in for a moment if you don’t mind.”
He wants to leave.
He wants to interrupt.
He wants to continue listening.
He wants to rest for a moment.

45. You can use this substance if you want, but don’t forget it’s highly flammable.
It is good for insulation.
It burns easily.
It is easy to lose.
It is very expensive.

46. Corporal Hill has great respect for his officer.


He dislikes them very much.
He makes them angry.
He has great trouble working with them.
He has a high regard for them.

47. The driver is relaxed behind the wheel.


He is at ease.
He is frightened.
He is tense.
He is careful.

48. Susan made a mistake.


She hit the target.
She made a perfect score.
She made an error.
She was correct.

49. Her car received a minor damage.


The damage wasn’t necessary.
There was only a little damage.
No damage was detected.
There was major damage.

50. Henry had sufficient time to study.


He had enough time.
He had no time.
He had extra time.
He had limited time.

51. A: Can you send a taxi to Building 100?


B: Right away, ma’am.
What did the man mean?
He could not send a taxi.
He will send one immediately.
He did not understand the address.
He didn’t know when to send it.

52. A: You can’t reach those pieces with you fingers. How are you going to get them
out?
B: I’ll have to use a magnet.
What is the man trying to get out?
pieces of wood
pieces of paper
pieces of metal
pieces of glass

53. A: The club had a meeting last night.


B: I know. I was present.
What did the man say?
He was the speaker.
He attended the meeting.
He enjoyed the meeting.
He received a present at the meeting.

54. A: Charles is having trouble answering this question.


B: He doesn’t even understand it.
What does the woman mean?
Charles hasn’t heard it correctly.
Charles has been standing it the wrong place.
Charles means everything he says.
Charles doesn’t know what it means.

55. A: Your car needs gas, oil and water.


B: Just put in gas, please.
What did the woman tell the man to do?
put gas in, but nothing else
put gas in first
put in oil an water, but no gas
tell her what was needed

56. A: How will Bill be traveling?


B: Well, he will use a plane and a jeep. But primarily he will go by boat.
How long will Bill go by boat?
not at all
some of the time
very little of the time
most of the time
57. A: Who is going to speak to us at the meeting this afternoon?
B: The principle speaker will be Col. Evans.
What answer did the man give?
Colonel Evans will be the main speaker.
Colonel Evans will introduce the speaker.
Colonel Evans will not give a speech.
Colonel Evans will ignore the speaker.

58. A: Where is you house, Steve?


B: It’s close to the river.
Where is the house?
across the river
down the river
far from the river
near the river

59. A: How many rooms do you need, ma’am?


B: A single large room will do. Thank you.
How many rooms did the woman ask for?
a few
one
none
two

60. A: What should I do now?


B: Proceed with the work.
What did the woman tell the man to do?
continue to work
do the work over again
stop working
do the work better

61. In order for a person to be physically fit, self-discipline must be .


a. emphasizing
b. emphasize
c. to emphasize
d. emphasized

62. Let me get the check the waitress.


a. and
b. by
c. from
d. with

63. These experiments will be conducted in the laboratory there are more
facilities.
a. where
b. so that
c. what
d. however

64. On a bus, the passengers sit each other.


a. next
b. beside
c. from
d. across

65. Blood is through miles of veins and arteries by the heart.


a. to pump
b. pumping
c. pumped
d. by pump
66. We tried to ignore the dog.
a. bark
b. barking
c. barked
d. to bark

67. Most Americans five days a week.


a. work
b. works
c. worked
d. working

68. There only one way to solve these problems.


a. be
b. are
c. is
d. am

69. Larry skipped the fourth question.


a. wrote
b. omitted
c. answered
d. asked

70. Horace a coffee table for his mother.


a. is making
b. is made
c. has making
d. to make

71. If he to fall into the lake, he would get wet.


a. was
b. is
c. were
d. are

72. A federal law becomes effective as soon as the President signs it.
a. locked
b. delayed
c. operative
d. remunerative
73. The ice around the ship was solid.
a. freeze
b. freezing
c. froze
d. frozen

74. Use the calendar and figure out the best time for our vacation.
a. examine
b. determine
c. pick
d. assemble

75. Mr. Davis is looking for a permanent job.


a. lasting
b. temporary
c. well paid
d. exciting

76. Alice is deaf. She is unable to .


a. see
b. understand
c. hear
d. taste

77. Some people judge the quality of food by it.


a. smell
b. smelled
c. to smell
d. smelling

78. Dogs react to kindness by showing affection.


a. resolve
b. resort
c. respond
d. restrain

79. Maybe she will come to see us.


a. Perhaps
b. Surely
c. Soon
d. Tomorrow

80. Virginia and I will remain in Canada all summer.


a. go
b. leave
c. fly
d. stay

81. The grocer said it was necessary the price of coffee.


a. to increase
b. increase
c. increasing
d. increased

82. His mother maintains that Jack is innocent.


a. pretends
b. denies
c. insists
d. thinks

83. Which house plan will you select?


a. develop
b. suggest
c. reject
d. choose

84. Shine your shoes.


a. Polish
b. Tie
c. Remove
d. Fix

85. The woman held open the door and asked the man the packages into the
house.
a. carry
b. to carry
c. carries
d. carried
86. Barbara is climbing the mountain.
a. coming down from
b. talking about
c. looking at
d. going up

87. Sue is girl here.


a. somewhat pretty
b. far prettier
c. the prettiest
d. a most pretty

88. The sun radiates heat and light.


a. gives off
b. absorbs
c. stores up
d. contains

89. Have you ever his home?


a. saw
b. seen
c. did see
d. seeing

90. Our guest speaker said, “In addition, I’d like to thank you.”
a. Before I begin
b. After
c. Also
d. Tomorrow

91. We suddenly that it was time to return.


a. were realize
b. realized
c. were being realized
d. were realized

92. The men will cooperate with the police.


a. help
b. ignore
c. neglect
d. confuse

93. Sam went to bed early he could leave the next day.
a. in order to
b. in spite of
c. because that
d. so that

94. The courthouse is located in the middle of the town square.


a. in the corner
b. on the side
c. in the center
d. at the back

95. If I had enough money I a camera.


a. can have bought
b. would buy
c. will buy
d. had bought

96. The instructor was informed of the violation by the students.


a. The students told the instructor.
b. The instructor told the violation.
c. The violation was told by the instructor.
d. The instructor told the students.

97. A wound in the lungs makes it difficult to .


a. feel
b. see
c. hear
d. breathe

98. Select the correct sentence:


a. Fighting off they were a superior force.
b. They were a superior force fighting off.
c. A superior force fighting off they were.
d. They were fighting off a superior force.

99. Select the correct sentence.


a. Doug drove his car to the park.
b. Doug to the park drove his car.
c. To the park his car drove Doug.
d. His car to the park Doug drove.

100.He keeps busy from morning sick call until it’s time to hit the sack. Then he’s
most likely to be wakened to stop a midnight headache or to give medicine to a
man with an upset stomach.
According to this paragraph, .
a. he’s probably a gunnery sergeant.
b. he’s probably in communications
c. he’s probably a combat casualty
d. he’s probably a medical corpsman

036

1. The men are going to construct the house. What will they use?
tools
fuel
powder
chalk
2. Which of these is a meal?
an animal
breakfast
a jeep
6,080
3. There was a sudden change in the schedule. What kind of change was it?
gradual
minor
normal
abrupt
4. Tom really blew his top. How did he feel?
lonely
angry
hungry
sad
5. The bottom of the lamp is broken. What section of the lamp is broken?
the top
the bulb
the cord
the base
6. Mr. Wilson likes the cartoon in the morning paper. What did he like?
headlines
news
stories
drawings
7. Did he give Sue his consent?
Yes, he gave Sue a mean look.
Yes, he gave Sue his approval.
Yes, he gave Sue a lecture.
Yes, he gave Sue his promise.
8. The people are moving forward so that they can see the concert better.
Where are they going?
the back
next door
to the ocean
toward the stage
9. The inside of the bus is very clean. What is clean?
the whole body
the underside
the interior
the outer part
10. What is hunting license?
a kind of ball game
a permit to kill animals
an area for hunting
a popular sport
11. The driver is starting to work. What does he operate?
a car
a store
a restaurant
a barber shop
12. Bob tried to avoid the accident. What did he try to do?
see the accident
keep away from the accident
get near the accident
record the accident
13. The police said that the woman was pushed into the water. What did they say?
that somebody caught her
that somebody released her
the somebody rescued her
that somebody shoved her
14. They’ll have to take the engine apart. What will they have to do?
assemble the engine
take the engine out
run the engine slower
tear down the engine
15. Anne walked through the dense of the forest. What kind of forest was it?
It was far away from town.
It was high up in the mountains.
There were many trees close together.
There were few animals living together.
16. There is a movement in the house. What is it in the house?
activity
light
books
furniture
17. How much does she have left in her bank account?
Her balance is $30.00
Her pay is $30.00
Her deposit is $30.00
Her check is $30.00

18. Were those battle scenes on TV real?


No, they were simulated.
No, they were live.
No, they were synthetic.
No, they were natural
19. He has approximately 6.00 dollars in his pocket. How much money did he have?
six dollars
less than six dollars
more than six dollars
about six dollars
20. We are going to the movie. Are you able to go?
Yes, I like it.
Yes, I saw it yesterday.
Yes, I can make it.
Yes, it is very expensive.
21. Those shoes are worn out. What should I do with them?
throw them away
change the laces
polish them
get them stretched
22. The soldier drew a line through my name on the graduation list. What did he do?
He put my name on the list.
He crossed out my name.
He omitted my name from the list.
He asked about my name.
23. Lt. Smith said, “I left as soon as the meeting broke up.” When did she leave?
when the meeting ended
before the meeting
during the meeting
at the beginning of the meeting
24. Where did you put my pen this afternoon?
I laid it on the bookcase.
I saw it on the table.
I got it from Miss Ball.
I bought it at the bookstore.
25. Because it was so hot, she stayed at home. Why did she remain at home?
because of the heat
because of the work at home
because of the cold weather
because of the rain
26. Roy said, “Sometimes I eat out.” Where does Roy sometimes have his meals?
at work
in the kitchen
in bed
in a restaurant
27. The clock is hanging on the wall. Where is the clock?
over the wall
on the top of the wall
inside the wall
attached to the wall
28. The weatherman says, “We should expect hail.” What should we expect?
a heavy shower
icy pieces
snowflakes
many clouds
29. The teacher gave the students some homework. What did the teacher do?
He assigned some homework to the student.
He made markings on the student’s homework.
He returned the student’s homework.
He told the student there wasn’t any homework.
30. Do we need heat in the room?
No, it’s very bright now.
Yes, will you go to the office for some?
Yes, will you build a fire, please?
No, it’s better now that the sun has gone down.
31. Mr. Herman employs many people.
Many people agree with Mr. Herman.
Many people live with Mr. Herman.
Many people work for Mr. Herman.
Many people listen to Mr. Herman.
32. I was talking to Bob when Sandy cut in.
I interrupted Bob and Sandy.
Bob interrupted us.
Sandy interrupted us.
Bob was impolite.
33. The pill brought El some relief.
He became sleepy.
He became thirsty.
He felt very sad.
He had less pain.

34. The weather is worse today.


The weather’s nearly the same.
The weather isn’t as good today.
The weather hasn’t changed.
The weather’s a little better.

35. The dog doesn’t like to take a bath.


It doesn’t like medicine.
It doesn’t like dirt.
It doesn’t like fish.
It doesn’t like water.

36. Ruth is very skillful.


She is an expert.
She lives overseas.
She is very short.
She used to be friendly.

37. This cotton is inexpensive.


This cotton is cheap.
This cotton is dirty.
This cotton is thick.
This cotton is light.

38. After a while, Mary became aware of her mistake.


She realized it was there.
She wanted to describe it.
She forget all about it.
She stopped talking about it.

39. The teacher doesn’t smoke when he goes to the library.


He smokes a lot there.
He smokes there once in a while.
He smokes there sometimes.
He refrains from smoking there.
40. Linda is the author of these books.
She didn’t write these books.
These books are not hers.
She wrote these books.
She sold these books.
41. All in all, this project seems to have succeeded
It wasn’t successful, considering everything.
We are certain the project was successful.
The project was badly presented.
It was apparently successful, in general.
42. There is something the matter with the engine.
The car is running fine.
The car is not running well.
The engine was repaired.
The car doesn’t make any noise.
43. Brian failed his last examination.
He missed some questions.
He received help on the examination.
His score was unsatisfactory.
He made a high score.

44. Judy will go with the Sergeant.


Judy is going, but not the sergeant.
The sergeant is going, but not Judy.
Neither is going.
Both are going.

45. The waiter forgot to bring Mr. Brown some vegetables.


He didn’t get a drink.
He didn’t get macaroni.
He didn’t get any peas.
He didn’t get any dessert.

46. The cadets were permitted to go downtown.


The cadets were ordered to go.
The cadets felt they shouldn’t go.
The cadets weren’t allowed to go.
The cadets were authorized to go.

47. They came to see us at the hospital.


They paid us at the hospital.
They wrote to us there.
They gave us treatment there.
They visited us there.

48. The new woman isn’t capable of doing the job.


She’s not allowed to do it.
She doesn’t want to do it.
She doesn’t know how to do it.
She’s too busy to do it.

49. I get up every morning at 6:00.


I eat at 6:00.
I don’t stay in bed after 6:00.
I stay up until 6:00.
My roommate wakes me at 6:15.
50. There is no communication between them.
They do not talk to each other.
They like each other.
They do not go to school.
They work next to each other.
51. A storm is being forecast in this city for today.
We will not have a storm today.
We can expect a storm today.
The storm will be over by today.
It won’t continue into today.
52. Your pie tastes good.
The pie is turning bad.
The pie has a salty taste.
The pie is delicious.
The pie has very little taste.
53. This new book has a large amount of information about flying techniques.
It has very little information.
It contains only a short outline.
It gives little knowledge of flying.
It has a great deal of information.

54. Mr. George has poor circulation.


His blood doesn’t flow very well.
He can’t eat some kinds of food.
He can’t breathe in enough air.
His eyes are very weak.

55. The grocery store is out of food.


It is stocked up.
It is empty.
There is a lot of fruit.
There isn’t any more.

56. They took their vacation so long ago that they can’t remember much about it.
Vacation lasted for a long time.
Vacation won’t last for a long time.
It will be a long time until vacation.
It has been a long time since their vacation.

57. Jane can not tell when she makes errors.


She knows her errors.
She makes a few errors.
She cannot recognize when she makes errors.
She knows how to make corrections.

58. Scott told me that his friend is always rushing.


Scott’s friend is always early.
Scott’s friend always asks for more time to finish.
Scott’s friend does everything slowly.
Scott’s friend is always in a hurry.

59. The ship was dashed against the rocks.


The ship went past rocks.
The water made the ship hit the rocks.
The water drove the ship away from the rocks.
The ship was tied to the rocks.
60. The door needed new hinges.
The door couldn’t be cleaned or painted.
The door couldn’t be opened or closed.
The door was too small for us.
The door didn’t match the wall.

61. A: What do you do for a living? B: I am a pilot in the Air Force. What is your
job? A: I am a professor at the University. What are they talking about?
their hobbies
their clubs
their techniques
their professions

62. A: Vivian, what did you have there? B: I bought this cloth so I can make
something new. What can Vivian make from the cloth?
a desk
a meeting
a dinner
a dress

63. A: Does your brother manufacture radios? B: Yes, he does. What does his
brother do?
He collects radios.
He trades radios.
He makes radios.
He buys radios.

64. A: Can your brother lift that heavy weight? B: Yes, he is the school champion in
weight lifting.
What is the man’s brother like?
He is muscular.
He is thin.
He is interesting.
He is studies.

65. A: Well, what do you think it will do? B: Oh, I don’t know. But, it looks like it
might clear up this evening. What are they talking about?
the temperature
a photograph
a plan
the weather

66. A: I’m sorry, Sir. But you can’t go in. B: But I have an official pass. Why does
the man think he should be allowed to enter?
He has permission from someone in authority.
He works in the building.
He is an officer.
He thinks his reason for entering in important.

67. A: May I help you? B: Yes, I’d like an explanation for this letter.
What does the woman want?
a stamp to mail the letter
something with which to seal the letter
an address for the letter
the reason why the letter was written

68. A: How did you find out about the news? B: It was broadcast. How did the
man find out about the news?
His brother told him about it.
He learned about it from a friend.
He read about it in a newspaper.
He heard it on the radio.

69. A: How much do I owe you? B: That’s a dollar and a half. A: Here are two
one-dollar bills. Keep the change. What has happened?
The man gave her one dollar and fifty cents.
The lady received two dollars.
The man wants some change back.
The lady will have to pay him fifty cents.

70. A: What’s the matter? B: The exhaust system of your car needs to be repaired.
What’s wrong with the car?
The fuel isn’t getting to the engine.
Gases are leaking into the car.
The car won’t turn properly.
The car doesn’t stop properly.

71. A: Hi, Bruce. How’s your brother? B: Not too good. He stopped attending the
school. What happened to Bruce’s brother?
He dropped out of schooling.
He had to extend his schooling.
He fell and was injured.
He had a great deal of homework from school.

72. A: How long did it take to do that? B: It took just an instant. How much time
did it take?
It took a very short time.
It took a long time.
It took too much time.
It took a very long time.

73. A: Do you want some help? B: Will you please categorize these books so we can
find what we want? What did the man ask the woman to do?
List the books in some orderly way.
Put the books in a pile.
Write the titles of the books on their covers.
Put the books on a shelf according to size.

74. A: Where are the books? B: In the rear of the store. Where did she say they
were?
They are outside, behind the store.
They are in the back part of the store.
They are upstairs, in a closet.
They are in the basement of the store.

75. A: Do you know what you made on your test? B: Yes. Our teacher told us.
What does that mean?
The teacher doesn’t know their test results.
Their test results were told to their teachers.
The teacher should be told their results.
They were told their test results by the teacher.

76. The car by a stone.


a) was hit
b) was hits
c) was hitting
d) hits
77. Sheila ought to review this report today.
a) can
b) should
c) could
d) may
78. The meals three times a day.
a) serve
b) are served
c) have served
d) are serving

79. Todd lives with his father Elm Street.


a) for
b) in
c) on
d) to
80. We already seen that show before.
a) were
b) for having
c) had
d) are
81. Some machines are run by engines which develop their energy from water vapor.
a) coal
b) gasoline
c) steam
d) kerosene

82. My son broke his leg. I take him to the hospital right now.
a) must
b) may
c) would
d) won’t
83. Cats respond to kindness with affectionate behavior.
a) resolve
b) react
c) resort
d) restrain
84. There are private hospitals in addition the public hospitals.
a) of
b) from
c) to
d) with
85. you mind closing the window?
a) Could
b) Would
c) Should
d) Might
86. The door was fixed.
a) breaking
b) broken
c) break
d) broke
87. They will visit us today because they have us in four months.
a) not saw
b) not see
c) not seen
d) to not see
88. Lily saw the car wreck. The car wreck by Lily.
a) was seen
b) seeing
c) had seen
d) is seen
89. Fiction stories are .
a) real
b) not true
c) factual
d) actual
90. Susan isn’t quite as happy now she used to be.
a) that
b) than
c) as
d) when
91. The professor said, “Be sure to wear an overcoat so you will not a
cold.”
a) seek
b) catch
c) bring
d) caught
92. She doesn’t think she can make it, but you .
a) could too
b) can’t
c) can
d) would

93. Dolly’s answers are entirely wrong.


a) completely
b) sometimes
c) partly
d) usually
94. Mr. Hunter will win the game because he has practiced more than the
others.
a) hardly
b) nearly
c) probably
d) formerly
95. Ask Mrs. Bower me back tonight.
a) for call
b) calling
c) called
d) to call
96. I am used to drinking tea for breakfast.
a) I do not like tea.
b) I never drink tea.
c) I am accustomed to drinking tea.
d) I sometimes enjoy drinking tea.
97. Some people have protested their government’s actions by not .
a) eaten
b) eating
c) to eat
d) eats
98. Mrs. Beene got tired of to so many complaints.
a) to listen
b) listening
c) listen
d) listened
99. The manager got all the packages this afternoon.
a) were delivered
b) will deliver
c) had delivered
d) delivered
100. Physics Daniel’s best subject.
a) is
b) were
c) are
d) be
101. Liz broke a on her violin.
a) note
b) ribbon
c) string
d) song
102. The captain some shirts at the store right now.
a) is buying
b) bought
c) was buying
d) buys
103. Had we seen you earlier, we you to the concert.
a) had taken
b) would Take
c) took
d) would have taken
104. I a glass of water all afternoon.
a) was wanted
b) wants
c) have wanted
d) am wanting
105. These forms in this state.
a) printed
b) were printed
c) printing
d) prints
106. Stan likes to talk his family.
a) at
b) about
c) after
d) over
107. Lynn expects a good time.
a) having had
b) having
c) to have
d) have
108. We the Sunday newspaper.
a) don’t always read
b) don’t read always
c) read always don’t
d) always don’t read
109. Mr. Web has a fine rock collection.
a) He collects paintings.
b) He collects stamps.
c) He collects coins.
d) He collects minerals.
110. Sally purchased a barometer to atmospheric pressure.
a) weigh
b) support
c) measure
d) increase
111. The students have a lot of ambition. They have ambition.
a) a worthwhile
b) very little
c) a great deal of
d) some

112. Hard work was the reason for Edison’s success.


a) accounted for
b) worked against
c) did not amount to
d) did not result in
113. “Would you please watch my car for a while?”
“Okay, I .”
a) will an eye keep on it
b) will keep an eye on it
c) an eye will keep on it
d) will keep on it an eye
114. Which sentence is correct?
a) Humans had to learn of ocean currents the effects.
b) Humans had to learn the effects of ocean currents.
c) Of currents ocean humans had to learn the effects.
d) The effects humans had to learn of ocean currents.
115. My roommate speaks French and English, but I only speak English.
a) Both of us speak English.
b) Both my roommate and I speak French.
c) I speak French, but my roommate doesn’t.
d) My roommate only speaks English.

116. I tore my blouse on a nail. I hope it won’t be noticeable.


a) I hope the tear won’t show.
b) I hope it won’t rip on the nail.
c) I hope the nail will stay up.
d) I hope my blouse can’t be seen.

117. Mack rides the train rather than the bus. He says the train is faster and is as
comfortable as the bus.
a) He believes the bus is more comfortable.
b) The train is more comfortable.
c) He thinks the train travels faster.
d) He prefers the bus to the train.

118. Aerospace history is the story of man’s effort to improve his transportation and
knowledge. Orville and Wilbur Wright were the first to prove man could make
controlled, mechanically-powered flights. Charles L. Lindberg proved the practicality
of flying by crossing the Atlantic alone in a single-engine plane. Today, plans are
being made to send astronauts to Mars. According to the paragraph, these
accomplishments have .
a) increased man’s ability to travel farther and faster
b) had little significance in aerospace history
c) caused people to lose interest in space travel
d) been done entirely by the Wright brothers.
119. I prefer the blue jacket to the black one.
a) I like the black one better.
b) I like one more than the other.
c) I like the blue jacket just as well as the black one.
d) To me one color is as pretty as the other.

120. Dennis knew it was not safe to drive his car with ice on the windshield, so on a
very cold morning he removed the ice before getting into the car. He then warmed up
the engine prior to driving off to work on the base. According to the
reading, .
a) he needed to do some work on the base before starting his car
b) Dennis knew it wasn’t safe to work on the base when the weather was cold
c) he removed the ice from the windshield by warming up the engine
d) it was necessary for Dennis to take certain precautions before driving his car
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1. Which of these is often kept in the tank?
mud
socks
gasoline
fruit
2. What number is between sixteen and eighteen?
seventeen
nineteen
fifteen
thirteen
3. She likes both of the bicycles. How many bicycles is she looking at?
one
numerous
three
two
4. Captain East is worried about the welfare of his men. How did he feel about their
welfare?
concerned
disinterested
happy
satisfied
5. Who sits in the cockpit?
a pilot
a typist
a baker
a doctor
6. She asked for his ideas. What did she want?
his money
his tools
his car
his opinions
7. Greg Bell said, “ I am sorry, but my father is not at home.” Who was not at home?
Miss Bell
Mrs. Bell
Mr. Bell
Greg Bell
8. The gas was compressed during the experiment.What happened to the gas?
It became wider.
It became longer.
It became clearer.
It became denser.
9. Tob got knocked over by a big wavelet. Where was he?
at work
in the ocean
in the mountains
in town
10. David drove over the bumpy road. What was the road like?
a wide road
a short road
a dark road
a rough road
11. Bill made a list of their duties. What is on the list?
their schedule
their groceries
their free time
their jobs
12. Welly asked for the freezing in degree centigrade. What did he ask about the
water?
how shallow the water was
the temperature of the water
the amount of water
how dirty the water was
13. The book has many chapters. What is a chapter?
a great deal of books
a kind of book
too many pages
a part of a book
14. May will make it to the meeting. What will she do?
return to the meeting
refer to the meeting
come to the meeting
agree to the meeting
15. As the orange fell, its speed increases. What happened as the orange fell?
The orange looked lighter.
The orange became bigger.
Its velocity became greater.
It became softer.
16. Rebecca discussed the concert.
She heard the concert.
She watched the concert.
She talked about the concert.
She stopped the concert.

17. Soon will be time for lights out.


Everyone will go to bed.
Everyone will eat dinner.
Everyone will watch TV.
Everyone will start to work.
18. The parents rescued their child. What did they do?
They saved their child.
They rested with their child.
They couldn’t find their child.
They looked for their child.
19. Bob was going but he changed his mind. What did he do?
he went to school.
He was saddened.
He ate too much.
He stayed at home.
20. Mrs. Becker is trying to cut down her eating. What is she trying to do?
to eat at home more
to eat cheaply
to eat less food
to eat richer food
21. Did you mean to do that?
Yes, it was a lucky accident.
Yes, I planned it carefully.
Yes, it was a surprise to me.
Yes, I found out about it later.
22. On his trip through Washington, Bob glanced the White House. What did Bob
do?
He photographed the White House.
He looked at the White House.
He stayed at the White House.
He ate at the White House.
23. “What time did he get up?” Dick asked. What did Dick want to know?
the time he ate breakfast
the time he got out of bed
the time he opened his eyes
the time he dressed
24. This house has lots of stored space. What does it have?
space to wash things in
space to cook things in
space to keep things in
space to plant things in
25. Mrs. Boil measures the trunk of the tree. What does she measure?
the main stem of the tree
the exact age of the tree
the lowest branch of the tree
the full height of the tree
26. Ted took part in a play last night. What did he do last night?
He missed the play.
He watched the play.
He participated in the play.
He scheduled the play.
27. Drag wants to start a fire. What does he need to use?
a book of matches
a very large bucket of water
a small, portable fire extinguisher
some help from the fire department
28. Rob wrote down his ideas. What did he do?
He jotted it down on the paper.
He thought about it for a while.
He decided to reject it.
He tried to explain it.
29. She mashed the bug with her foot. What did she do?
She kicked the bug.
She stepped on the bug.
She put the bug on her foot.
She put her foot in front of the bug.
30. The thermostat is not working properly. What is not working correctly?
the instrument for measuring distance
the instrument for controlling room temperature
the instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure
the instrument for looking at very small objects
31. Mary went away when Seed arrived.
She came back.
She laughed.
She slept.
She left.
32. My sister isn’t sick.
She’s sad.
She’s ill.
She’s fast.
She’s well.
33. The lieutenant put it back on the table.
He located it there.
He searched for it.
He took it from there.
He placed it there.

34. The book isn’t interesting.


It is cheap.
It has a nice cover.
It isn’t very long.
It is dull.
35. Terry went to the library.
she wanted a book.
She needed a shower.
She bought a postcard.
She got an apple.
36. They were unable to predict the weather.
They couldn’t change it.
They couldn’t forecast it.
They couldn’t examine it.
They couldn’t enjoy it.
37. Wanda got a pair of shoes which were cheap.
They did not cost much.
They were extra large.
They did not fit.
They were very heavy.
38. Bob explained the problem.
He studied the problem.
He discovered the problem.
He created the problem.
He clarified the problem.
39. Alex walked toward the woman.
Alex approached the woman.
Alex talked about the woman.
Alex ran from the woman.
Alex asked for the woman.
40. Mrs. Clark would like to finish her work this morning, but she won’t be able to.
She will finish her work this morning.
She will not finish her work this morning.
She is able to work this morning.
She doesn’t want to finish it this morning.
41. Brian is at ease.
He is working hard.
He is excited.
He is very relaxed.
He is studying hard.
42. Kelvin has a marvelous memory.
His memory is very good.
He forgets quickly.
He can’t remember anything.
His memory is average.
43. Drag succeeded at his first job.
He hated it.
He was always early.
He started it.
He made good on it.
44. The bus’s cover has dirt.
It is highly polished.
It is covered with paper.
It is being painted.
It is not clean.
45. Mr. Fisher had a lot of trouble in his factory.
There were many products.
There were many bargains.
There were many offices.
There were many problems.
46. They were held up by the traffic.
They were delayed.
They were attacked.
They were supported.
They were injured.
47. We don’t know she will come.
We don’t know when she will come.
We don’t know why she will come.
We don’t know whether she will come.
We don’t know how she will come.
48. The women will help the police.
The women will attack the police.
The women will ignore the police.
The women will cooperate with the police.
The women will confuse the police.
49. Lora is the same size as Trity.
They are both 5 feet tall.
They are both sergeants.
They are both 26 years old.
They are both students.
50. Cadet Ann was too late to catch the train.
She missed the train.
She did not get off the train.
She got on the train.
She got on the wrong train.
51. The pharmacy is close to the barbershop.
It is inside the barbershop.
It is near the barbershop.
It is far from the barbershop.
It is above the barbershop.
52. Mr. Becker didn’t understand the idea.
He missed the point.
He broke his pencil.
He turned at the wrong intersection.
He has sharpened his knife.
53. Her television is in a very bad shape.
It is in fine working condition.
It is in the storage room.
It is in a difficult place.
It is in poor working condition.
54. John computed the range before shooting at the target.
He checked the distance and shot the target.
He knew the range and hit the target.
He talked to the ranger before shooting the target.
He shot and hit the target from a great distance.

55. Drop around after class and the professor will help your problem.
You must wait for the professor.
See the professor after the class.
The professor wants to see you in class.
The professor can’t see you in class.
56. The books were carried to the post office by George.
The post office sent George the books.
George went to the post office to buy some stamps.
George got the books from the post office.
George took the books to the post office.

57. Fred didn’t want to go to school yesterday, but I made him go.
Fred stayed at home yesterday.
I did not want Fred to go to school yesterday.
I did not see Fred at school yesterday.
Fred went to school yesterday.

58. The instructions on the bulletin board told all the guards to return their weapons.
They must turn in their weapons.
All of them were issued new weapons.
Everyone had to change their weapons.
All of them had to clean their weapons.

59. According to may sister, the date of the exam is May 10.
My sister is going to take the exam on May 10.
My sister says the date of the exam is May 10.
My sister has agreed to do the exam on May 10.
My sister has changed the date of the exam to May 10.

60. The house was quiet.


It was very big.
It had many people in it.
It was very new.
It was not noisy.

61. W: What did you buy?


M: Some clothes.
Q: What did the man buy?
something to paint
something to read
something to drink
something to wear

62. W: What does Mrs. Bios do for a living?


M: She writes story.
Q: What does Mrs. Bios do?
She writes fiction.
She writes textbooks.
She writes columns.
She writes reports.
63. M: Well, what do you think we will do?
W: Oh! I don’t know, but it looks like it’s not clear up today.
Q: What’s being discussed?
the problem
a picture
a sickness
the weather

64. W: What’s he doing with this article?


M: He’s changing it.
Q: What did the man mean?
He’s reading the article.
He’s revising the article.
He’s copying the article.
He’s publishing the article.

65. W: What kind of oil should be used?


M: I’d like the weight one.
Q: What did the man mean about the oil?
The oil should be clean.
The oil should be thin.
The oil should be cheap.
The oil should be dense.

66. M: Is Lt. Cops a good speaker?


W: Well, she speaks with great precision.
Q: What does the woman say about the lieutenant.?
She has a soft voice.
She speaks with enthusiasm and joy.
She has a difficult accent to understand.
She speaks with exactness and clarity.

67. M: Why do you want to buy the sofa?


W: Because it is comfortable.
Q: What does the woman say about the sofa?
It is nice to sit in.
It is inexpensive.
It is hard to move.
It is a pretty color.

68. W: Why is she so sad?


M: I don’t know. She goes, people laugh at her.
Q: Where do people laugh at the woman?
in one place she goes
in a few places she goes
in none of the places she goes
in each place she goes

69. W: What is the city famous for?


M: It’s a seaport.
Q: What is the city?
a place where ships come and go
a place where officers are trained
a place where students go to college
a place where machinery is manufactured

70. M: What’s the matter?


W: The man tried to grab my pocketbook.
Q: What had happened?
Someone pursued the woman.
Someone wanted to borrow her money.
Someone tried to rob the woman.
Someone insulted the woman.

71. W: I hear Major Roy is joining you.


M: Yes. Can you tell me his characteristics?
Q: What does the man want to know about Major Roy?
when he is expected to arrive
where he is coming from
who his parents are
what kind of person he is

72. M: Do you like professor Lark’s lectures?


W: Yes, he expresses himself very well.
Q: What did the woman say about professor Lark?
that he was a good speaker
that he talked very fast
that his appearance was good
that he knew a lot

73. W: Harry, would you please turn on the light?


M: Certainly, I’ll be glad to.
Q: What will Harry do?
He will move the light switch.
He will turn the light on.
He will change the light bulb.
He will replace a switch on the light.

74. M: Who is going to serve the food?


W: He is.
Q: What will he do?
put the food on the table
take the food to the mess hall
get the food from the stove
remove the food from the table
75. W: Did John knock?
M: Yes, he knocked three or four times.
Q: What was John trying to do?
go to sleep
fix a car
get someone to open the door
get something put away safely
76. He was trying to get out of the church.
a) paint
b) leave
c) find
d) clean
77. We go to that country if we had a lot of money.
a) would
b) had
c) have
d) can
78. Place the books in a suitable bookcase.
a) new
b) selected
c) several
d) proper

79. Would you please open the desk ?


a) cage
b) drawer
c) handle
d) key
80. Hurry up, I’m already .
a) late
b) fast
c) early
d) slow
81. I don’t remember that man, but I have seen him before.
a) can
b) may
c) would
d) will
82. Lou needs Tom’s pen to write with. He should say to Tom, “ I borrow
your pen?”
a) Would
b) May
c) Did
d) Had
83. The teacher looked annoyed when she saw the students talking. The teacher
was .
a) happy
b) accurate
c) indifferent
d) disturbed
84. The thermometer occasionally reads freezing.
a) behind
b) under
c) below
d) after
85. A lot of coal is found in Taxes.
a) A great deal of
b) Very little
c) A bargain of
d) A good grade
86. Where is Mrs. Jones’ home? She is San Antonio.
a) of
b) away
c) out
d) from
87. The jet approached at an extremely high speed.
a) a legally
b) a fast
c) a normally
d) a very

88. Economics his favorite subject.


a) be
b) is
c) are
d) were
89. He likes to talk his father.
a) at
b) over
c) about
d) after
90. The test was complex. The student said it was .
a) easy
b) not completed
c) complicated
d) completed
91. An expensive ring is .
a) costly
b) bad
c) not good
d) cheap
92. Don’t work against his opinions.
a) oppose
b) be for
c) examine
d) be concerned about
93. The commandant had the telephone out of the lounge.
a) take care
b) took
c) taken
d) taking
94. We want a chance to meet with her.
a) an assistant
b) a reason
c) an opportunity
d) a supervisor
95. She’s very sorry that Lou is ill.
a) to hear
b) hear
c) hearing
d) heard
96. He has my permission to leave class at 1:30. He leave the class then.
a) may
b) should
c) must
d) is ordered to
97. The librarian said, “Would you please put those books back they
belong.”
a) if
b) where
c) because
d) when
98. Since we have been in this country, we some interesting things.
a) learned
b) have learned
c) will learn
d) learn
99. We had the privilege of to him speak.
a) listened
b) listens
c) to listen
d) listening

100. This water is too hot to use.


a) boil
b) boils
c) to boil
d) boiling
101. Liz lives 45 miles from New York. Lisa lives 90 miles away. Lois lives 20 miles
away. Lois’s home is New York.
a) as near as
b) as far as
c) the nearest to
d) the farthest from
102. Visiting with American families him an opportunity to practice
English.
a) gives
b) to give
c) giving
d) given
103. “How long has Miss Dixon studied English?” “She English for one
month.”
a) studies
b) has been studying
c) will study
d) is studying
104. John told Tom that Mary him tomorrow.
a) saw
b) has been
c) would see
d) see
105. Let’s get a few new books .
a) to read
b) reading
c) for read
d) to reading
106. In order for a person to be physically fit, self-discipline must be .
a) to emphasize
b) emphasized
c) emphasize
d) emphasizing
107. Was the driver by the stop sign?
a) confused
b) confuse
c) confusing
d) to confuse
108. She to class on Monday.
a) didn’t come
b) didn’t came
c) don’t come
d) don’t came
109. Orin defends himself well by .
a) fighting back
b) listening closely
c) eating a good meal
d) taking a rest
110. This task by the end of this month.
a) finished
b) had finished
c) finishes
d) must be finished
111. If you wake up every morning at 5 o’clock, you at 5 o’clock.
a) study our lessons
b) talk to a friend
c) stop sleeping
d) go out
112. Flying a helicopter is not as easy as a car.
a) driving
b) driven
c) drive
d) for drive
113. Lou’s decision was affected by his uncle. Lou’s uncle .
a) made a decision
b) delayed his decision
c) influenced his decision
d) didn’t like the decision
114. The physician is going to ask you many questions.
You should answer him .
a) as can as you well
b) as well as you can
c) can you as well as
d) as well as can you
115. They will not fail the exam if .
a) they tonight study hard
b) they study hard tonight
c) hard study tonight
d) hard you study tonight
116. If he’s going out in this shower, he’d better .
a) fill the gas tank
b) put on a raincoat
c) turn off the lights
d) open the windows
117. The atmosphere is actually part of the earth. It rotates with the earth in space and
can be considered a gaseous outer cover of the earth. According the this
paragraph, .
a) the earth and atmosphere rotate together
b) the earth rotates without the atmosphere
c) the atmosphere rotates around the earth
d) the ground is part of the atmosphere
118. Since a commander cannot be familiar with the actions of every operation or
individual under his control, he must depend on his staff to keep him informed. If
the information is faulty or insufficient, he is apt to make a bad decision.
According to this paragraph, .
a) the staff makes decisions for the commander
b) the commander does not make bad decisions
c) the decisions are made on available information
d) a commander knows all actions and individuals
119. Which sentence is correct?
a) The truck started after she checking the battery.
b) She after checking the battery the truck started.
c) The battery after checking she the truck started
d) After checking the battery, she started the truck.
120. The dictionary gives the lexical opinions of language experts. The user can
discover just how and to what extent experts agree on what he is to say or write. Yet,
the user is left with one of the most difficult of human decisions: the decision of
what to say. According to this paragraph, .
a) experts are of the same opinion about English usage
b) experts decide which dictionary you should use
c) the dictionary gives you the opinions of experts
d) the dictionary tells you what you must say and write

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1. Mr. William went to the barbershop to get a haircut, then he went to the post office
to get some stamps. Where did William go after getting a haircut?
to buy a money order
to get his hair trimmed
to the barbershop
to the post office

2. John participated in a play last night. What did he do last night?


He took part in the play.
He watched the play.
He missed the play.
He cancelled the play.

3. Tom lived in a residential area. Where did he live?


in a shopping center
in an area of private homes
in a large motel
over a repair shop

4. Bob and Bell are getting together for lunch. What will Bob do?
eat Bill’s lunch
eat lunch alone
do Bill’s work for him
eat lunch with Bill

5. This hat fits me all right. I’ll take it.


It is the wrong size.
It is too tight.
It is the right size.
It is bright.

6. Martin knows more than the other men, and has become the head of this group.
He is a follower now.
He is a cook now.
He is a father now.
He is a leader now.

7. An airplane goes out every hour.


An airplane arrives every hour.
An airplane leaves every hour.
An airplane lands every hour.
An airplane is late every hour.

8. John considers his work a pleasure.


He likes it.
It worries him.
He misses it.
It bores him.

9. Mr. Milton knows what population of the New York is.


He knows where New York is.
He knows how to get to New York.
He knows how many miles away New York is.
He knows how many people live in New York.

10. Every 6 months, Mr. Brown takes his car to the mechanic for inspection.
Mr. Brown wrecks his car every 6 months.
Mr. Brown trades his car every 6 months.
The mechanic examines Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months.
The mechanic repairs Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months.

11. Bill arrived at the lab just in time.


He was late to lab.
He arrived at the lab early.
He arrived late.
He arrived at the exact time.

12. Jim mailed a letter to his wife yesterday after class. What did Jim do yesterday?
sent a letter home
went home to see his wife
missed his class
bought some envelopes

13. This engine is very loud. What does it do?


It uses too much gas.
It runs at high speed.
It makes a lot of noise.
It doesn’t run well.

14. One of the students bought a portable typewriter. What kind did he get?
a very large typewriter
a very heavy typewriter
a very heavy typewriter which is light and easy to move
a typewriter that cannot be moved

15. Will this plane be delayed?


Yes, it will be early.
No, it won’t be late.
Yes, it came yesterday.
No, it is a private plane.

16. The mechanic asked Joe, “What is the capacity of the fuel tank?” What did the
mechanic want to know?
when Joe could bring the fuel tank for repair
how much fuel the tank could hold
where Joe had bought the fuel tank
what kind of fuel the tank was carrying

17. Before he can do anything else, John needs more data. What does he need?
more schooling
more changes
more rest
more information

18. Henry was pleased with the acceleration of the car. What did he like?
the color of the car
the slowing down action
its ability to pick up speed
its stopping action

19. The salesman told John he could try out the car. What can John do?
buy it
sell it
test it
repair it

20. Red spent a great deal of time himself. How much time did he spend there?
none
a little time
a lot of time
very little time

21. He killed the diseased animals.


He killed the fat animals.
He killed the sick animals.
He killed the injured animals.
He killed the old animals.

22. Joe’s friend says, “I have an extra room.”


Joe’s friend has a spare room.
Joe’s friend has no room.
Joe’s friend has a large room.
Joe’s friend has only one room.

23. We will provide you with pencils and paper.


We’ll buy pencils and paper from you.
We will take up your pencils and paper.
You must bring pencils and paper.
We will give you pencils and paper.

24. You’ll soon have an opportunity to speak English.


It’s a good practice to speak English.
You’ll have a chance to speak English.
You’ll learn English quickly.
You won’t have any occasion to speak English.

25. The electric power failed last night.


It came on.
It grew stronger.
It grew weaker.
It went off.

26. Take your time.


Don’t hurry.
Look at your watch.
Come now.
Begin immediately.

27. The organization set up the training schedule.


A schedule was lost.
A schedule was destroyed.
A schedule was found.
A schedule was established.

28. I get up every morning at seven.


I eat at 7:00.
I stay up until 7:00.
I don’t stay in bed after 7:00.
My roommate wakes me at 7:15.

29. Will you get through with your homework soon?


Yes, I’ll finish it quickly.
Yes, I think I’ll start it soon.
Yes, it’ll take some time to do.
Yes, I need to go through it.

30. Would you like to revise this paper?


Yes, I would like to correct it.
Yes, I would like to destroy it.
Yes, I like the size of the paper.
Yes, I bought the paper to use here.

31. Mary bought a pair of shoes for four dollars plus 20 cents tax.
How much did the shoes cost without the tax?
$4.00
$4.20
$3.80
$3.98

32. The tree will obstruct the view. What will the tree do?
open the view
improve the view
keep the view
block the view

33. What can a person usually find in a classified ad section of the newspaper?
advertisements
editorials
local news
comics

34. There are empty seats at the rear of the theater. Where are the empty seats?
in the back
in the middle
at the side
in the front

35. Bill must leave at once. When must Bill leave?


later on
at any time
right away
sometime

36. Ben didn’t want to go to school yesterday, but I made him go.
Ben stayed at home yesterday.
Ben went to school yesterday.
I did not see Ben at school yesterday.
I did not want Ben to go to school yesterday.

37. I’ll take the bus next time.


When I go again, I’ll go by bus.
I will take my time and go by bus.
I took the next bus.
The next bus was on time.

38. I had just left the office when you called.


I left only a minute before you called.
You called before I left.
My office is to the left.
I entered the office just as you called.

39. I wish the raining season would be over.


I wish it would last longer.
I wish it would get colder.
I wish it would end.
I wish it would start.

40. Denis said she would rather have snow than raining.
She likes rain better.
She likes snow better.
She likes them both.
She doesn’t like snow or rain.

41. I saw him in the vicinity at the Base Exchange.


He wasn’t near the Base Exchange.
He was interested in the Base Exchange.
He was near the Base Exchange.
He was an employee of the Base Exchange.

42. Since the time of World War I, incredible progress has been made in the
development of production of this weapon.
The progress is small.
The progress is as expected.
No progress has been made since World War I.
The progress is almost unbelievable.

43. We had a flat on the highway.


The road was level.
We lived in an apartment.
One of our tires blew out.
We lay down on the highway.

44. Drop around after class and the instructor will help you with the problem.
You must wait for the instructor.
The instructor can’t help you after class.
The instructor wants to see you in class.
See the instructor after class.

45. Harry made up his mind in a hurry.


He hurried and made a mistake.
He decided in a hurry.
He forgot because he hurried.
He couldn’t decide to hurry.

46. The car lost the right front tire. What did the car lose?
a bolt from the right wheel.
the rubber around the wheel
the right front window
the right front light

47. The doctor wants to check John’s pulse. What does the doctor want to check?
his fever
his throat
his ears
his heart beat

48. How did you know that the table is not level?
There are holes in the wood.
It’s too easy to steal.
It feels smooth when I touch it.
Everything slides off of it.

49. Man is able to survive at very high altitudes. What can he do there?
fly
live
expire
float

50. He could feel the plane vibrating. What was the plane doing?
descending
shaking
climbing
rolling

51. We are having a thundershower. What are we having?


a storm
a bath
a harvest day
a sunny day

52. Did you find out what caused his illness?


Did you see his ailment?
Did you get sick today?
Did you cause his sickness?
Did you learn the reason for his sickness?

53. Carol kept working on the problem until she solved it.
She is working on it.
She kept it.
She finally gave up.
She worked it out.

54. If Jim had had the money, he would have loaned it to Larry.
Jim has the money.
Jim loaned Larry the money.
Larry doesn’t need the money.
Jim didn’t have the money.
55. The temperature was around 70 degrees and it was a foggy morning.
You couldn’t see the sun.
There was some dust in the air.
The air had a low moisture content.
There was a steady breeze blowing.

56. Sophie poured the coffee.


She filled the cup with coffee.
She drank the coffee from a cup.
She made the coffee in a pot.
She warmed the coffee on the stove.

57. W: Did you finish your assignment last light?


M: No, I didn’t. I had a party last night.
Q: Why didn’t the student finish his assignment?
because he was sleepy
because he wasn’t busy
because he didn’t have a party
because he had a party

58. W: What did you tell them?


M: The situation is critical.
Q: What does the man mean?
Something funny is happening.
There is a severe problem.
Something strange is happening.
There is nothing to talk about.

59. W: Are you ready to go?


M: I would be as soon as I change my shirt.
Q: What is the man going to do?
buy the shirt
put on a different shirt
show the woman his shirt
go to a shirt store

60. W: What’s your city famous for?


M: It’s a seaport.
Q: What’s his city known for?
It’s a place where soldiers are trained.
It’s a place where ships come and go.
It’s a place where people to to college.
It’s a place where machinery is manufactured.

61. W: Are you going to buy his car?


M: Well, first, I want to make sure it’s a good one.
Q: What does the man want to do?
insure the car if it’s good
improve the car
have the car repaired
be certain that the car is good
62. M: Did you want to go to the cafeteria for lunch?
W: I can’t. I haven’t got a cent.
Q: What does the woman mean?
She is not hungry.
She won’t have to buy her lunch.
She has no money.
She does not like the cafeteria.

63. W: Do you know what you made on this test?


M: Yes, the instructor told us.
Q: What does the man mean?
The instructor doesn’t know their test results.
They were told their test results by the instructor.
The instructor should be told their test results.
Their test results were told to their instructor.

64. W: What’s that?


M: It’s an example of modern art.
W: Yes, but what was it constructed of?
Q: What does she want to know?
what it represents
what it is made of
what it does
what it looks like

65. W: Where should we meet tomorrow? I think the corner will be good.
M: I was going to say the post office, but now I think we’d better meet right here.
Q: Where will the man and the woman probably meet?
on the base
at the office
on the corner
at the post office

66. M: How much do I owe you?


W: That’s a dollar and a half.
M: Here are two one-dollar bills. Keep the change.
Q: What has happened?
The man gave her one dollar and fifty cents.
The man wants some change back.
The lady received two dollars.
The lady will have to pay him fifty cents.

67.Are there any other boys in Don’s family? Yes, he .


a) has two brothers
b) is the only child
c) has one sister
d) has a grandmother
68. When a sponge water, it becomes heavy.
a) eliminates
b) takes out
c) lets out
d) absorbs

69. The volcano emits smoke.


a) mixes
b) draws
c) takes in
d) sends out

70. Is there any way to adjust the temperature?


a) Yes, we have air-conditioning controls.
b) Yes, you learn to like it in time.
c) No, I don’t think it will rain.
d) No, it never does in winter.

71. At noon the sun is directly our heads.


a) by
b) under
c) over
d) before

72. Ed: How long has Mr. Rivers studied English?


Tom: He for one month.
a) studies
b) is studying
c) will study
d) has been studying

73. Kent: Would you please keep an eye on my car while I’m inside?
Scott: Sure, I .
a) will an eye keep on it
b) an eye will keep on it
c) will keep an eye on it
d) will keep on it an eye

74. The stores are convenient.


a) easy to get to
b) too expensive
c) too far off
d) always full of people

75. This is how it actually happened.


a) supposedly
b) probably
c) really
d) mistakenly
76. The plane was grounded because of bad weather. The pilot .
a) will be able to leave as soon as the plane is repaired
b) cannot leave until the weather clears up
c) cannot move the plane because it is stuck in the mud
d) will leave regardless of the weather

77. The fuel supply was adequate.


a) too little
b) sufficient
c) adjusted
d) reduced
78. His behavior last week was excellent.
a) conduct
b) leave
c) travel
d) luck

79. I am reading an interesting book animals and the places where they
live.
a) telling
b) for
c) from
d) about

80. We could not study because we were disturbed the loud noise.
a) from
b) by
c) for
d) above

81. Ask Mr. Miller me back later.


a) to call
b) calling
c) called
d) calls

82. Flying an airplane is not as simple as a car.


a) drive
b) driven
c) driving
d) for drive

83. John lives 50 miles from New York. Bill lives 100 miles away. Bob lives 30 miles
away. Bob’s home is New York.
a) the nearest to
b) as far as
c) as near as
d) the farthest from
e)
84. The headlines are printed in .
a) ordinary type
b) small type
c) large type
d) little letters

85. I prefer the blue jacket to the black one.


a) I like the black one better.
b) I like the blue jacket just as well as the black one.
c) I like one more than the other.
d) To me one color is as pretty as the other.

86. The instructor explained the process.


a) progress
b) procedure
c) program
d) enrollment

87. John asked Mary, “Would you mind if I smoke?”


a) object
b) like
c) favor
d) please

88. If you jump to conclusions, you .


a) are in good physical condition
b) enter too many contests
c) suffer great physical pain
d) make decisions without facts

89. Some people judge the quality of food by it.


a) smell
b) smelled
c) to smell
d) smelling

90. Our students many new words since they began their language training.
a) learn
b) learned
c) has learned
d) have learned

91. We suddenly that it was time to leave.


a) were realized
b) realized
c) were being realized
d) realizing

92. This project by the end of next month.


a) finished
b) is to be finished
c) finishing
d) had finished

93. Since a commander cannot be familiar with the actions of every operation or
individual under his control, he must depend on his staff to keep him informed. If the
information is faulty or insufficient, he is apt to make a bad decision.
According to this paragraph, .
a) the staff makes decisions for the commander
b) the commander does not make bad decisions
c) the decisions are made on available information
d) a commander knows all actions and individuals

94. Bill wasn’t in class this morning. Bob wasn’t there, .


a) too
b) neither
c) either
d) both

95. It’s quite a hot day.


a) not a
b) a pretty
c) too a
d) better
96. Anna: Would you please switch the plates? Carl: Certainly, I’ll .
a) exchange them
b) turn them over
c) break them
d) clean them

97. Henry jotted down the word.


a) He used it in the right way.
b) He repeated it several times.
c) He wrote it on some paper.
d) He saw it in a book.

98. Classes begin on time.


a) should have
b) could be
c) ought to
d) always are

99. I am tired reading. Let’s go for a walk.


a) to
b) of
c) by
d) for

100. The National Honor Society is an American organization for high school boys
and girls. Members are selected on the basis of scholarship, leadership, citizenship,
service, and character.
According to this paragraph, .
a) all high school students are members of this society
b) membership in this society is determined mainly by educational achievement
c) high school students can become members automatically
d) several factors are considered in selecting students for this society.
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1. John had trouble in class today. What did he have?


many lessons
an easy day
difficulties
a new teacher

2. Peter and I have been conversing since ten o’clock. What have we been doing?
walking
dancing
talking
eating

3. Dora brought his son a dog. What did Dora do?


He took his child to the store.
He gave a game to his child.
He gave an animal to his child.
He gave lessons to his child.

4. How much change do you have?


I have several coins.
I weigh 150 pounds.
I have eaten 4 times today.
I have changed rooms many times.

5. The instructor placed the book on the table


He found it there.
He put it there.
He took it from there.
He looked for it there.
6. Carl said, “I need to buy a pair of new shoes, but I don’t have the time.”
Carl bought a pair of shoes.
Carl has time to do some shopping.
He doesn’t have time to buy new shoes.
He doesn’t have the money to buy the shoes.

7. Tom got on a wrong bus yesterday. Jim did, too.


Jim rode in two buses.
Tom missed the wrong bus yesterday.
Both Jim and Tom rode the wrong bus.
Jim didn’t get on the wrong bus yesterday.

8. Jones thinks English is a difficult language.


Jones thinks English is easy.
He thinks it is hard to learn.
He thinks it is a dead language.
He thinks it is different.

9. I like both of these cars. How many cars do I like?


one
two
three
many

10. The motor sometimes gets overheated.


The motor cools off too fast.
The motor becomes too hot.
The motor runs too slow.
The motor uses too much oil.

11. The water in the lake often freezes.


The water becomes salty.
The water becomes muddy.
The water becomes ice.
The water leaks out.

12. The cable was concealed in back of the engine. Where was the cable hidden?
on top of the engine
in front of the engine
behind the engine
on the left side of the engine

13. Each of the boys has a separate room. What does each boy have?
a small room
an air-conditioned room
a room of his own
a room with a partition

14. The instructor said, “The interior of the house was very beautiful.” What part of
the house was he talking about?
the outside
the frame
the garden
the inside

15. Water was transformed into steam. What happened to the water?
It was changed to steam.
It was mixed with steam.
It was placed next to the steam.
It was moved by steam.

16. Who can best answer a legal question?


a lawyer
a student
a doctor
a farmer

17. Mr. Long said, “I haven’t seen Tom since the day before yesterday.” When was
the last time Mr. Long saw Tom?
yesterday
a week ago
two days ago
four days ago

18. Do you have anything cheaper?


Do you have anything finer?
Do you have anything smaller?
Do you have anything better?
Do you have anything less expensive?

19. Jane and Mary are Mr. Cooper’s children.


Mr. Cooper is their cousin.
Mr. Cooper is their father.
Mr. Cooper is their brother.
Mr. Cooper is their uncle.

20. The gun does not work.


It will not make music.
It will not fire bullets.
It will not heat the house.
It will not dig a hole.

21. That street is very straight.


It has no curves.
It is long.
It is not very wide.
It has many stores.

22. The highways in some states are very narrow.


They are poor.
They are long.
They are not wide.
They are not nice.

23. The men listened to the teacher.


They read what he was writing.
They heard what he was saying.
They liked what he was making.
They answered what he was asking.

24. There’s a big difference between Tom and Dick.


They’re not alike.
They’re not friends.
They’re not alone.
They’re not brothers.

25. The paper has blue border.


It is all blue.
It is blur in the center.
It is blue around the edges.
It is very pale blue.

26. The car is covered with dirt.


It is highly polished.
It is not clean.
It is being painted.
It is not new.

27. The cat must stay out.


The cat cannot come down.
The cat cannot come in.
The cat cannot come across.
The cat cannot come around.

28. His tape-recorder is in very bad shape.


It is in good working condition.
It is in poor working condition.
It is in a difficult place.
It is in the storage room.

29. Can you start a fire with two stones?


Can you heat the stones?
Can you make the fire hotter?
Can you light a fire with the stones?
Can the heat burn the stones?

30. The men were walking north and then turned left. Which way were they going
then?
south
right
east
west

31. What is the opposite of a tailwind?


a drizzle
a crosswind
a head wind
a north wind
32. I paid for my car in advance of delivery. When did I pay for it?
one month after delivery
during delivery
before delivery
right after delivery

33. My brother isn’t sick.


He’s good.
He’s well.
He’s quick.
He’s ill.

34. Adam prefers a red car.


Adam has won a red car.
Adam likes to race in his red car.
Adam always talks about this red car.
Adam would rather have a red car.

35. The instructor will distribute the books to the students.


He will read the books to the students.
He forgot to give the books to the students.
The students won’t receive the books.
He will give the students the books.

36. He is the author of these books.


He wrote these books.
These books are not his.
He didn’t write these books.
He bought these books.

37. He arranged the trip.


He enjoyed the trip.
He finished the trip.
He cancelled the trip.
He planned the trip.

38. The weather report indicates no precipitation for today.


The sun will not shine.
It will rain today.
There will be no clouds today.
There will be no rain today.

39. Some people like to argue all the time.


They like to walk against the wind.
They like to talk for or against something.
They like to use the plural.
They like to keep quiet all the time.
40. The doctor told Tom to quit eating sweets.
The doctor told him to exercise.
The doctor told him not to eat candy.
The doctor told him not to get angry.
The doctor told him to eat candy.

41. Joseph canceled his appointment.


He called it off.
He called for it.
He called about it.
He called in for it.

42. The student refrains from smoking when he goes to the library.
He smokes a lot there.
He doesn’t smoke at all there.
He smokes there sometimes.
He smokes there now and then.

43. The instructor wrote the problem on the chalkboard and asked the students to
work it out.
The instructor asked the student to present a problem.
The student was asked to solve the problem.
The student asked the instructor to take the problem out.
The instructor wanted the problem to remain unsolved.

44. I hear that Charlie will be on his feet again soon.


He will be in bed soon.
He will be well soon.
He is able to stand up.
He is unable to stand.

45. Mr. Smith is going to get a job as an instructor.


He has never been an instructor.
He will work as an instructor.
He is working as an instructor.
He has been working as an instructor.

46. John said that Helen might come to visit him. What did John say?
that she would perhaps come to visit him
that she must come to visit him
that she ought to come to visit him
that she’ll visit him by all means

47. The weather report says that we should expect hail. What should we expect?
a light shower
many clouds
snow flakes
icy particles

48. The hotel manager said that Jim will operate the elevator today. What will Jim
do?
He will use the elevator.
He will run the elevator.
He will repair the elevator.
He will study the elevator.

49. The woman told her daughter to spread out the table cloth on the table. What
was the daughter told to do with the table cloth?
fold it up
stretch it out
roll it up
take it away

50. The captain crossed out my name on the graduation list. What did he do?
He drew a line through my name.
He added my name to the list.
He wrote my name on the list.
He asked about my name.

51. Tom will lend you some money.


Tom needs to borrow some money.
You can borrow money from Tom.
Tom will send for some money.
Tom left his money in the bank.

52. The attack was repelled.


It was reinforced.
It was successful.
It was fought off.
It was ordered.

53. Although the saw is new, it’s dull.


It’s rusty.
It’s hard to cut with.
It needs to be cleaned.
It’s very sharp.

54. Tom coiled the wire before he put it away.


He straightened the wire.
He arranged it in circles.
He cut it in half.
He marked it.

55. Harold approached the woman.


Harold ran from the woman.
Harold talked about the woman.
Harold walked toward the woman.
Harold asked for the woman.

56. After a while, Judy realized the mistake.


She forgot all about it.
She tried to describe it.
She became aware of it.
She stopped talking about it.

57. W: I hear Lt. Winters is joining us.


M: Yes, what kind of person do you think he is?
What does the man want to know about Lt. Winters?
who his parents are
where he is coming from
if he has good character
when he is expected to arrive

58. W: What do you do for a living?


M: I’m a pilot in the air force. What’s your job?
W: I’m a professor at the university.
What are they discussing?
their hobbies
their professions
their techniques
their possessions

59. M: Why do you want to buy that chair?


W: Because it’s comfortable.
Why does the woman want to buy the chair?
because it’s easy to move
because it’s a bargain
because it’s nice to sit in
because it’s a pretty color

60. W: Is the machine ready to run?


M: Almost. It still needs fuel.
What does the machine need?
a source of energy
a steering device
a job to do
a way of stopping

61. M: Who is going to serve the food?


W: Robert is.
What is Robert going to do?
get the food from the store
take the food to the kitchen
put the food on the table
remove the food from the table

62. M: Are you making another cake?


W: Yes, but I’m going to use butter instead of margarine this time.
What will the woman use in the cake?
She’ll use neither butter nor margarine.
She’ll use butter, but not margarine.
She’ll use margarine, but not butter.
She’ll use both butter and margarine.
63. M: Do you agree with Philip now?
W: No, but he has my respect.
What is the woman saying about Philip?
She thinks highly of him.
He is always wrong.
She hopes he will learn more.
He says nothing new.

64. M: What do you want to know?


W: The purpose of all these.
What does the woman want to know?
She wants to know the cost.
She wants to know the cause.
She wants to know the answer.
She wants to know the reason.

65. M: May I help you?


W: Yes. I like an explanation for this letter.
What does the woman want?
a stamp to mail the letter
the reason why the letter was written
an address for the letter
something with which to seal the letter

66. W: Do you want some help? M: Yes. Will you please catalogue this book, so
we can find all we want? What does the man ask the woman to do?
Put the books in a neat pile.
List the books in some orderly way.
Write the titles of the books on their covers.
Put the books on a shelf according to size.

67. He used caution while driving in the rain. He drove .


a) as usual
b) happily
c) dangerously
d) carefully

68. I am used to drinking coffee for breakfast.


a) I do not like coffee.
b) I am accustomed to drinking coffee.
c) I never drink coffee.
d) I do not enjoy coffee for breakfast.

69. When you inflate an automobile tire, you .


a) remove the tire
b) put air in it
c) patch it
d) change the tire
70. An internal part of the body is .
a) the left foot
b) the skin
c) the nose
d) the stomach

71. Was Jamie studying when the phone rang?


a) No, she is.
b) No, she was.
c) Yes, she was.
d) Yes, she will.

72. Charles: Can you understand English well yet?


Sherry: No, but I’m trying more.
a. of learning
b. for learning
c. to learn
d. for learn

73.Select the correct sentence.


a) An electric current is by wire conducted.
b) Conducted by wire an electric current is.
c) An electric current is conducted by wire.
d) Current is an electric conducted by wire.

74. The repair job was complex.


a) easy
b) not completed
c) complicated
d) completed

75. The principal was appointed by the board of education.


a) named
b) replaced
c) educated
d) instructed

76. You should use your head when driving in traffic.


a) nod your head
b) turn your head often
c) think intelligently
d) look straight ahead

77. When Tom told his joke, he expected everyone to .


a) talk
b) laugh
c) leave
d) assemble

78. They have a great deal of ambition. They have ambition.


a) a worthwhile
b) a lot of
c) very little
d) some

79. I don’t think I can make it, but you .


a) could too
b) can
c) can’t
d) would

80. Mrs. Miller took the flowers the table.


a) among
b) into
c) from
d) upon

81. I have been reading a book two hours.


a) at
b) for
c) in
d) since

82. Select the correct sentence.


a) Jack mailed to her the letter several days ago.
b) Jack mailed the letter to her several days ago.
c) Jack mailed the letter several days ago to her.
d) Jack mailed the several letter to her days ago.

83. Bob’s apartment is below ours.


a) under
b) above
c) next to
d) across from

84. Why did you enroll in this course?


a) To improve myself.
b) For improve myself.
c) To improvement myself.
d) For improved myself.
85. A federal law is effective as soon as the President signs the act.
a) locked
b) efficient
c) operative
d) remunerative

86. What does it stand for?


a) make
b) fight
c) represent
d) allow

87. Mr. West is talking t o the hotel clerk about a room for the weekend. He asks the
clerk, “When is check out time?” What does the clerk answer?
a) You pay when you check out.
b) Three o’clock.
c) Here’s your key.
d) Write your name and address.
88. The librarian said, “Would you please put the books back .”
a) if they belong
b) when they belong
c) because they belong
d) where they belong

89. John meant the answer right away.


a) to give
b) has given
c) will give
d) gave

90. You should use a pen your checks.


a) to writing
b) of writing
c) for writing
d) for write

91. Never a lamp too near a curtain.


a) sit
b) set
c) sat
d) seat

92. The meals three times a day.


a) serve
b) have served
c) are served
d) are serving

93. Paul took his clothes to the cleaners and told the clerk to deliver them when they
were ready. Paul wants the clerk to .
a) put a special finish on the clothes
b) have the clothes taken to his house
c) throw the clothes away because they are too old
d) come get Paul’s clothes to be cleaned

94. Bob intended to write to his girlfriend as soon as he found the time.
a) pretended
b) planned
c) decided
d) objected

95. He is looking for a permanent job.


a) temporary
b) well paid
c) exciting
d) lasting

96. What is your favorite song in the show so far?


a) at this distance
b) to the very last
c) until now
d) finally

97. Most boys of other countries are the American Indian.


a) interested to
b) interesting by
c) interested with
d) interested in

98. They told us to stick to it.


a) stop making noise
b) listen very carefully
c) stay with the job
d) help with the work

99. you meet us at the flight line?


a) Have
b) Ought to
c) Couldn’t
d) Maybe

100. Al: What kind of weather is forecast for today?


Bo: There is an 80% possibility of rain.
Al: Oh, I have brought my raincoat!
a) must
b) may
c) should
d) will
040

1. Jim went to town yesterday with his friend to buy a pair of shoes. Where did he go?
yesterday
to town
with his friend
Jim did

2. How much change do you have?


I have several coins.
I weigh 150 pounds.
I have eaten 4 times today.
I have changed rooms many times.

3. I will allow my son to go to town. What will I do?


permit him to go
make him stay home
let him play at home
help him study his lessons

4. What number is between 15 and 17?


sixteen
eighteen
nineteen
fourteen

5. The east door should be used only in case of emergency. When should we use the east
door?
when there is no danger
when the building is on fire
when there is a heavy rain
when the weather is cold

6. This hat fits me all right. I’ll take it.


It is the wrong size.
It is too tight.
It is the right size.
It is bright.
7. Traffic is heavy in town during the rush hour.
There are many accidents.
There are many people shopping.
There are many cars on the street.
There are few cars on the street.

8. Jones thinks English is a difficult language.


Jones thinks English is easy.
He thinks it is hard to learn.
He thinks it is a dead language.
He thinks it is different.

9. Please pass the salt.


Please fill the salt shaker.
Don’t use the salt.
Put salt on it, please.
Please hand me the salt.

10. The pilot of the aircraft must concentrate on his flying.


He must do all his flying at once.
He should be taken off flying every year.
He must give all of his attention to flying.
He must relax his attention when flying.

11. Sally took a car to work today.


She went by bus.
She went by train.
She went by helicopter.
She went by automobile.

12. The instructor says, “What’s the shape of that box?” How should the student answer?
The box is green.
The box is heavy.
The box is square.
The box is expensive.

13. In what other way do we use to describe an organization whose people work together like
a machine?
It is very powerful.
It is well-oiled.
It goes very fast.
It has teamwork.

14. Alfred quit walking after the sunset. When did Alfred stop?
after sitting down
after the sun went down
before the sun came up
during sunrise

15. Water was transformed into steam. What happened to the water?
It was changed to steam.
It was mixed with steam.
It was placed next to the steam.
It was moved by steam.

16. Gal said, “Remember your appointment with the doctor.” What did Gal want me to
remember?
to call the doctor
to write to the doctor
to go see the doctor
to find out about the doctor

17. Captain Willis bought a brand new car. What kind of car did he get?
a used car
a car never used before
a repaired car
an old car with a new engine

18. The fruit on the table is delicious.


It is very fresh.
It has been there for a month.
It has a good flavor.
It is not ripe.

19. Tom isn’t in class because he has been sick for two weeks.
Tom is now in class.
Tom has been in class for two weeks.
Tom is ill.
Tom is in good health.

20. Philip has just a little money.


He will get some money.
He has only a little money.
He has a lot of small change.
He hasn’t any money.

21. The taxi arrived there in ten minutes.


The taxi stopped there ten minutes.
The taxi took off after ten minutes.
The taxi was delayed there ten minutes.
The taxi got there in ten minutes.

22. James told the clerk, “I want a pack of cigarettes.”


James needed some matches.
James will buy some cigarettes.
James wants to see some cigarettes.
James saw some cigarettes in a package.

23. Mr. Brown always rides the bus to work.


He never works on the bus.
He seldom rides the bus.
He often drives to work.
He uses the bus all the time.

24. He has jus been assigned to a new job.


He was recently assigned to a new job.
He was assigned to the job several months ago.
He was never assigned to the new job.
He was once assigned to a new job.
25. The fog was so thick that we could not see.
The visibility was poor.
It was raining.
There was a lot of snow.
It was getting dark.

26. Harry usually gets to class on time.


He gets to class quickly.
He often gets to class late.
Once in a while, he gets to class on time.
Most of the time, he gets to class on time.

27. The wind did not damage the wheat.


The wind blew down the wheat.
The wind did not bring rain for the wheat.
The wind did not hurt the wheat.
The wind turned the wheat yellow.

28. Mr. Jackson picked up the best tool for his job.
He sold the best tool.
He overlooked the best tool.
He chose the best tool.
He didn’t see the best tool.

29. The instructor said, “ I can hardly hear you.” What did the instructor mean?
You are speaking too loudly.
You are not speaking.
You are speaking roughly.
You are not speaking loud enough.

30. The men were walking north and then turned left. Which way were they going then?
south
right
east
west

31. The sponge will absorb the water. What will it do?
splash out the water
push up the water
soak up the water
spread the water

32. Highway accidents can be kept to a minimum if everyone follows safety rules. How can
accidents be minimized?
by staying on the highway
by obeying the traffic laws
by being somewhat careless
by maintaining minimum speed

33. Bob wears a crash helmet when he works. What part of his body does he protect?
his stomach
his shoulders
his legs
his head

34. Carl said, “I would rather have steak than chicken.” What did Carl prefer?
chicken
steak
both types of meat
all kinds of meat

35. His engine cut out when he was at eight thousand feet. What happened to his engine?
It stopped.
It dropped on the ground.
It made a loud sound.
It started after being off a while.

36. You’ll succeed if you stick to your work. What should you do to succeed?
change jobs often
avoid distraction
go to school
eat well

37. Jack told me that his friend is always in a hurry.


Jack’s friend is always late.
Jack’s friend is always rushing.
Jack’s friend does everything slowly.
Jack’s friend always asks for more time to finish.

38. She will be thirsty when she comes home.


She will want some rest.
She will want a bath.
She will want some water.
She will want some food.

39. That book belongs to Dr. Lewis.


Dr. Lewis borrows it.
Dr. Lewis owns it.
Dr. Lewis likes it.
Dr. Lewis wants it.

40. Joe went along with Tom’s idea.


It wasn’t Tom’s idea.
Joe ignored the idea.
Joe agreed with Tom.
Joe took Tom’s idea with him.

41. Some people like to argue all the time.


They like to walk against the wind.
They like to talk for or against something.
They like to use the plural.
They like to keep quiet all the time.
42. I was held up by the heavy traffic.
I was supported.
I was robbed.
I was delayed.
I was injured.

43. The father was severe with his child.


He was strict.
He was pleasant.
He was happy.
He was angry.

44. The instructions on the bulletin board told all personnel to turn in their weapons.
Everyone had to change their weapons.
All of them were issued new weapons.
They must return the weapons.
All of them had to clean their weapons.

45. Bob ran into one of his old college friends yesterday.
He collided with a friend.
He hit a friend.
He noticed a friend.
He met a friend.

46. The weather was cloudy yesterday morning, but it cleared up last night.
The weather got worse yesterday.
The clouds went away last night.
It was cloudy last night.
It was clear yesterday.

47. What are hammers used for?


to drive nails
to bend or cut wire
to turn screws
to cut wood

48. Did you help her make up her mind?


Yes, I decided for myself.
Yes, I helped her decide.
Yes, I minded about the maid.
Yes, I looked for a new sign.

49. It sounds like Jack enjoyed himself at the party.


Jack enjoyed the sound at the party.
Jack didn’t like the sounds at the party.
It seems that Jack had a good time.
Jack himself didn’t like the party.

50. Carol kept working on the problem until she solved it.
She is working on it.
She kept it.
She finally gave up.
She worked it out.
51. The report had to be amended.
It had to be recorded.
It had to be mailed.
It had to be compiled.
It had to be changed.

52. We do not object the food in the mess hall.


We don’t mind it.
We do not want it.
We will do without it.
We are arguing about it.

53. Although the saw is new, it’s dull.


It’s rusty.
It’s hard to cut with.
It needs to be cleaned.
It’s very sharp.

54. The machine makes a rather loud noise.


The noise will be gone.
The noise is irregular.
The machine is quite noisy.
The machine is very soft.

55. They fought off a surprise air raid.


They thought about it.
They bought it.
They repelled it.
They reserved it.

56. Johnny has been falling behind in his school work. How’s he doing?
His work is getting better.
He’s been doing his work faster.
He hasn’t been doing all the work.
His work isn’t as bad as it was.

57. W: What did you tell them?


M: That the situation is critical.
What does the man mean?
Something funny is happening.
There is a severe problem.
Something strange is happening.
There is nothing to talk about.

58. M: Have you seen my new dog?


W: Yes, it’s very nice.
How does the woman feel about the dog?
She is afraid of it.
She likes it.
She wants it.
She dislikes it.

59. M: Is General Douberg a good speaker?


W: He speaks with great precision.
What does the woman say about the general?
He has a loud voice.
He speaks with exactness and clarity.
He has a difficult accent to understand.
He speaks with enthusiasm and joy.

60. W: Would you like more vegetables?


M: I have sufficient. Thank you.
What did the man mean?
He has enough.
He does not like vegetables.
He wants more.
He would like something else.

61. W: John looks awful.


M: He should. It’s been a long time since he had a good meal.
What does the man say about John?
He needs a good bath.
He isn’t eating properly.
He hasn’t worked for a long time.
He needs some new clothes.

62. M: I hear that David is in town.


W: Yes. His visit was a real surprise.
What did the woman say about David’s visit?
It is costing money.
She did not expect it.
She is waiting for it.
It is already over.

63. M: Do you want to go to the cafeteria for lunch?


W: I can’t. I haven’t got a cent.
What does the woman mean?
She is not hungry.
She won’t have to buy her lunch.
She has no money.
She does not like the cafeteria.

64. W: Did Toby knock?


M: Yes. She knocked three or four times.
What was Toby trying to do?
get someone to open the door
fix a car
go to sleep
get something put away

65. M: Where is everybody?


W: Oh, didn’t you know? The meeting occurred yesterday.
What did the woman say about the meeting?
It took place the day before.
It was planned the day before.
It was not cancelled the day before.
It did not end the day before.

66. W: Do you use four books in your class?


M: I did first, but then I eliminated one.
How many books does the man use now?
5
4
3
1

67. The singer is very popular.


a) The singer sings badly.
b) Many people like to listen to the singer.
c) The singer sings folk music.
d) People who like the singer are intelligent.

68. The sign told us of a road hazard ahead. It told us about .


a) a place to eat
b) a place to sleep
c) a dangerous place
d) the distance to town

69. Is there any way to adjust the temperature?


a) Yes, we have air-conditioning controls.
b) Yes, you learn to like it in time.
c) No, I don’t think it will rain.
d) No, it never does in winter.

70. The general said, “I want to set up headquarters here.”


a) establish
b) dismiss
c) attach
d) abandon

71. Herb: Why didn’t the waitress take your order?


Evan: She understand me.
a. might
b. couldn’t
c. can
d. could
72. Ed: How long has Mr. Rivers studied English?
Tom: He for one month.
a. studies
b. is studying
c. will study
d. has been studying

73. Was Jamie studying when the phone rang?


a) No, she is.
b) No, she was.
c) Yes, she was.
d) Yes, she will.

74. The stores are convenient.


a) easy to get to
b) too expensive
c) too far off
d) always full of people

75. Mr. Forster skipped the fourth question.


a) wrote
b) answered
c) omitted
d) asked

76. Will they understand the preflight instruction?


a) Post flight
b) preparatory
c) student
d) teacher’s

77. You can’t swim, ?


a) can’t you
b) don’t you
c) do you
d) can you

78. The student has been in this school one year.


a) since
b) until
c) in
d) for

79. The lesson was too long in two hours.


a) to finish
b) finishing
c) finished
d) in finishing

80. Joe has this trip for a long time.


a) plans
b) been planning
c) been planned
d) planning

81. He keeps busy from morning sick call until it’s time to hit the sack. And then he’s
likely to be roused to soothe a midnight headache or administer to a man with an
upset stomach.
a) He’s probably a gunnery sergeant
b) He’s probably in communications.
c) He’s probably a combat casualty.
d) He’s probably a medical aidman.

82. After the twenty-minute reading lesson, the student will take a ten-minute break.
a) The break takes twenty minutes.
b) The reading lesson requires ten minutes.
c) The reading lesson follows the break.
d) The break follows the reading lesson.

83. The instructor will bring up a new subject at the meeting.


a) continue
b) recall
c) record
d) introduce

84. The headlines are printed in .


a) ordinary type
b) small type
c) large type
d) little letters

85. Jack Stevens, who had on a uniform, was an officer.


a) was torn
b) bought
c) was wearing
d) carried

86. What technique do you prefer when you study English?


a) technician
b) instructor
c) dictionary
d) method

87. The car approached at an extremely high speed.


a) a legally
b) a very
c) a normally
d) a fast

88. He was wounded in the lungs. It was hard for him to .


a) feel
b) see
c) hear
d) breathe
89. Mr. West is talking to the hotel clerk about a room for the weekend. He asks the
clerk, “When is check-out time?” What does the clerk answer?
a) You pay when you check out.
b) Three o’clock.
c) Here’s your key.
d) Write your name and address.

90. There are private and parochial schools in addition the public schools.
a) of
b) to
c) from
d) with

91. Did you enjoy all over the world?


a) travel
b) to travel
c) traveling
d) to traveling

92. If we had known that you were so tired, so late.


a) we wouldn’t have stayed
b) we wouldn’t stay
c) we won’t stay
d) we’ll stay

93. Not much about the matter since that time.


a) to say
b) is saying
c) has been said
d) have to say

94. Bob intended to write to his girlfriend as soon as he found the time.
a) pretended
b) planned
c) decided
d) objected

95. I tore my coat on a nail. I hope it won’t show.


a) I hope my coat can’t be seen.
b) I hope it won’t rip on the nail.
c) I hope the nail will stay up.
d) I hope the tear won’t be noticeable.

96. Mary won’t be here, and John won’t be here .


a) too
b) neither
c) also
d) either

97. Anna: Would you please switch the plates?


Carl: Certainly, I’ll .
a) exchange them
b) turn them over
c) break them
d) clean them

98. I was afraid he understand.


a) can’t
b) might not
c) won’t
d) has not

99. A: What kind of weather is forecast for today?


B: There is an 80% possibility of rain.
A: Oh, I have brought my raincoat.
a) must
b) may
c) should
d) will

100. He has to get by with what he has.


a) manage
b) suffer
c) buy
d) be careful
041.
1. A new car will cost eight thousand dollars or higher. How much will the
new car cost?
only $8,000
less than $8,000
$8,000 or more
just $8,000

2. Tom said, “Sometimes I eat out.” Where does Tom sometimes have his
meal?
at home
in a restaurant
in bed
in the kitchen

3. Kim talked to Mary this morning.


Kim and Mary listened this morning.
Kim looked for Mary this morning.
Mary didn’t see Kim this morning.
Mary listened to Kim this morning.

4. Robert doesn’t speak Spanish, and James doesn’t, either.


Robert and James speak Spanish.
Only Robert speaks Spanish.
Neither of them speaks Spanish.
Only James doesn’t speak Spanish.

5. Carl said, “I need to buy a pair of new shoes, but I don’t have the time.”
Carl bought a pair of shoes.
Carl has time to do some shopping.
He doesn’t have time to buy new shoes.
He doesn’t have the money to buy the shoes.

6. The new student is nervous about the test.


The test doesn’t bother him.
He is happy about the test.
He thinks the test is easy.
He is worried about the test.

7. This hat fits me alright. I’ll take it.


It is the wrong size.
It is too tight.
It is the right size.
It is bright.

8. Martin knows more than the other men and has become the head of the
group.
He is a follower now.
He is a cook now.
He is a father now.
He is a leader now.

9. Mr. Miller knows what the population of New York is.


He knows where New York is.
He knows how to get to New York.
He knows how many miles away New York is.
He knows how many people live in New York.

10. You should select the right answer for each question. What should you
do?
study the right answer
try out the right answer
choose the right answer
correct the answer

11. Most accidents take place in heavy traffic.


Accidents happen at yellow lights.
Accidents occur when there are many cars.
Accidents are cut down during the night.
Accidents increase when the lights are red.

12. Mr. James asked John, “Do you have a local bank account?” What did Mr.
James want to know?
if John had money in a bank.
if John could count money
if the bank was open
if the account was for Mr. James

13. Will this plane be delayed?


Yes, it will be early.
No, it won’t be late.
Yes, it came yesterday.
No, it is a private plane.

14. Where is a person’s neck?


between his foot and his leg
between his hand and his arm
between his legs and his back
between his shoulders and his head

15. I had approximately ten dollars in my pocket. How much money did I
have?
exactly ten dollars
about ten dollars
a lot more than ten dollars
much less than ten dollars

16. Frank notified his employer. What did Frank do?


He played a joke.
He went out for a long lunch.
He told his employer something.
He asked his employer for more money.

17. Do the students get off the bus here?


Yes, they enter the bus here.
Yes, the bus leaved for town.
Yes, the students leave the bus here.
Yes, the students use this bus.

18. If it rains, the students may not go to the drive-in movie.


If it rains, the students will go to the drive-in.
It is certain that they will go to the drive-in.
If they go, it is sure to rain.
It is not certain that they will go.

19. The highways in some states are very narrow.


They are poor.
They are long.
They are not wide.
They are not nice.

20. Mary was silent all evening.


She didn’t talk.
She didn’t move.
She didn’t eat.
She didn’t sleep.

21. George went away when Shally arrived.


He smiled.
He left.
He slept.
He cried.

22. Mr. Smith is very punctual.


He is never on time.
He likes to punch holes.
He is always late.
He is always on time.

23. The rock crashed through the window.


It went through an open window.
It did not go through the window.
It hit and broke the window.
It passed near the window.

24. We will terminate our course next week.


We’ll accelerate our course.
We’ll postpone our course.
We’ll start our course.
We’ll end our course.

25. The needle moved to the left because the tank was empty.
The gasoline tank stayed full.
The empty tank was on the left.
The left-hand indicator had no needle.
The indicator showed an empty tank.
26. The pilot should concentrate on his flight.
He should read his manual.
He should fly often.
He should rest during a flight.
He should pay close attention to it.

27. There is no communication between them.


They sit next to each other.
They like each other.
They do not go to school.
They do not talk to each other.

28. The airplane was delayed. What happened to the plane?


It arrived late.
It arrived early.
It crashed.
It had to return.

29. We were on a tour when the accident happened. What were we doing
when the accident happened?
making a turn
building a tower
taking a trip
getting off the bus

30. Joe wants to glance at the materials in the store. What does he want to
do?
buy something
handle the materials
test the materials
have a quick look at the materials

31. Carl said, “I would rather have steak than chicken.” What does Carl
prefer?
chicken
steak
both types of meat
all kinds of meat

32. Where did you put my pencil this morning?


I got it from Miss Bell.
I ate it for breakfast.
I laid it on the bookcase.
I bought it at the bookstore.

33. During the experiment, the gas was compressed. What happened to the
gas?
It became lighter.
It became denser.
It became clearer.
It became darker.
34. Lt. Adams was concerned about the health of his men. How did he feel
about their health?
sad
uninterested
worried
satisfied

35. Jack told me that his friend is always in a hurry.


Jack’s friend is always late.
Jack’s friend is always rushing.
Jack’s friend does everything slowly.
Jack’s friend always asks for more time to finish.

36. Ben didn’t want to go to school yesterday. But I made him go.
Ben stayed at home yesterday.
Ben went to school yesterday.
I did not see Ben at school yesterday.
I did not want Ben to go to school yesterday.

37. He wouldn’t want to go through that experience again.


He has a dislike for experiences like that one.
He must like to do it again.
He enjoys experiences like that one.
He would like to do it again.

38. James is an efficient worker.


He supervises other workers.
He does unsatisfactory work.
He does his work quickly and well.
He complains a lot.

39. You should never skip class.


You shouldn’t miss class.
You shouldn’t be in class today.
You shouldn’t attend class.
You should never go to class.

40. The driver is relaxed behind the wheel.


He is at ease.
He is frightened.
He is tense.
He is careful.

41. The precipitation was good for the farmer’s crops.


The rain helped the crops to grow.
The farmers were paid good money for their crops.
The sun helped the crops to ripen quickly.
The farmers planted just the right crops.

42. John said that his car is in good shape.


The owner of the car is good.
The car’s design is good.
Its condition is good.
Its price is good.

43. Since the time of World War I, incredible progress has been made in the
development and production of this weapon.
The progress is small.
The progress is as expected.
No progress has been made since World War I.
The progress is almost unbelievable.

44. The students seem a little bored with the lesson today.
They are very interested in it.
They can’t remember it at all.
They are not interested in it.
They are able to understand it.

45. The pilot was ejected from the plane.


The pilot was entering the plane.
The pilot was attached to the plane.
The pilot was thrown out of the plane.
The pilot was undecided about the plane.

46. The food was shipped yesterday. What happened to the food?
It was sent off
It was wet.
It was eaten.
It was inspected.

47. The humidity is high this afternoon. What is the weather like?
It is hot.
It is cloudy.
It is damp.
It is windy.

48. The weather report says we should expect hail. What should we expect?
a light shower
many clouds
snow flakes
icy particles

49. Who sits in a cockpit?


a cook
a farmer
a pilot
a dentist

50. The hotel manager said that Jim would operate the elevator today. What
will Jim do?
He will use the elevator.
He will run the elevator.
He will repair the elevator.
He will study the elevator.

51. Sue got knocked over by a big wave. Where was she?
at home
in the city
in the mountain
at the ocean

52. Carla kept an eye on the fuel gage. What did she do?
She watched the fuel gage.
She found the fuel gage.
She fixed the fuel gage.
She admired the fuel gage.

53. Tom will lend you some money.


Tom needs to borrow some money.
You can borrow money from Tom.
Tom will send for some money.
Tom left his money in the bank.

54. Sylvia poured the coffee.


She filled the cup with coffee.
She drank the coffee from a cup.
She made the coffee in a pot.
She warmed the coffee on the stove.

55. Mary spent a fourth of her money. How much of it did she spend?
twenty-five
a quarter
a half
four

56. Johnny has been falling behind in his school work. How is he doing?
His work is getting better.
He’s been doing his work faster.
He hasn’t been doing all the work.
His work isn’t as bad as it was.

57. W: Did you finish your assignment last night?


M: No, I didn’t. I had a party last night.
Q: Why didn’t the student finish his assignment last night?
because he was sleepy
because he wasn’t busy
because he didn’t have a party
because he had a party

58. M: What are you doing?


W: Taking a break.
Q: What does the woman say she is doing?
She’s driving
She’s studying
She’s running.
She’s relaxing.

59. M: Do you want me to close the windows?


W: Yes. It looks like a storm is coming.
Q: Why should he close the windows?
to keep the rain and wind out
to keep the noise out
to keep the house dark
to keep the lightning out

60. W: John looks awful.


M: He should. It’s been a long time since he had a good meal.
Q: What did the man say about John?
He needs a good bath.
He isn’t eating properly.
He hasn’t worked for a long time.
He needs some new clothes.

61. W: Doctor, can’t you help us?


M: I’m sorry. I can’t. I don’t have my instruments.
Q: What does the doctor need?
his nurse
his tools
his license
his medicines

62. W: Does bus number forty-five go to the train station?


M: No, but I can give you a transfer.
W: Alright, I will take it.
Q: What will the woman do?
She’ll ride the bus that goes directly to the station.
The woman doesn’t want to change buses.
The woman will remain on bus No. 45.
The woman will change to another bus.

63. W: What’s that?


M: It’s an example of modern art.
W: Yes, but what is it constructed of?
Q: What does she want to know?
what it represents
what it is made of
what it does
what it looks like

64. M: What do you want to know?


W: The purpose of all this.
Q: What did the woman want to know?
She wants to know the cost.
She wants to know the cause.
She wants to know the answer.
She wants to know the reason.

65. M: May I help you?


W: Yes. I’d like to have an explanation for this letter.
Q: What does the woman want?
a stamp to mail the letter.
the reason why the letter was written
an address for the letter
something with which to seal the letter

66. M: Aren’t you going to cook those tomatoes?


W: No. It’s too much bother.
Q: Why isn’t she going to cook the tomatoes?
It costs too much.
Uncooked tomatoes are better.
There are too many tomatoes.
It’s a lot of trouble.

67. A pharmacist is a .
a. doctor
b. dentist
c. farmer
d. druggist

68. That job is hazardous.


a. dangerous
b. wonderful
c. dull
d. well-paying

69. The primary objective was to reach Dallas before dark. To get to Dallas
before dark was his .
a. first goal
b. only goal
c. last goal
d. unimportant goal

70. The balloon began to rise when it was filled with .


a. water
b. sand
c. food
d. gas

71. Are you ready _______ the history examination?


a. in
b. for
c. from
d. until
72. At noon the sun is directly our heads.
a. by
b. under
c. over
d. before

73. John weighs 210 pounds. His friend weighs 180 pounds.
a. They weigh the same.
b. John is lighter than his friend.
c. His friend is heavier.
d. John is heavier than his friend.

74. Mr. Bowman knows that word means.


a. why
b. what
c. which
d. who

75. A great deal of sulfur is found in Texas


a. A bargain of
b. Very little
c. A lot of
d. A good grade

76. Note taking is .


a. writing only the main points
b. carrying messages from one place to another
c. completing short sentences
d. formal English writing

77. Most of our woodlands are natural forests. They are .


a. not very dark
b. not planted by man
c. campgrounds
d. cultivated

78. Jack gave a definite answer to the question. His answer was .
a. happy
b. firm
c. not clear
d. long

79. If you’re going out in this drizzle, you’d better .


a. fill the gas tank
b. open the windows
c. turn off the lights
d. put on a raincoat

80. Please give me a ring when you get back into town.
a. give me a piece of jewelry
b. visit me
c. telephone me
d. look me up

81. I’m going to stay here.


a. I should stay here
b. I must stay here
c. I can stay here
d. I’ll stay here

82. George: Can you tell me how to find the laboratory?


Elaine: Yes, .
a. just outside step the store and turn to your left
b. step outside the store and just left to your turn
c. just to your left turn and step outside the store
d. just step outside the store and turn to your left

83. I go to the movies if I had some money.


a. had
b. would
c. have
d. can

84. He was looking through the want ads because he wanted to .


a. read an editorial
b. see what movies were playing
c. find his friend’s telephone number
d. buy some used furniture

85. She doesn’t mind doing the dishes. She doesn’t .


a. object to it
b. like to
c. want to
d. pay attention

86. The sun radiates heat and light.


a. gives off
b. stores up
c. absorbs
d. contains

87. Tom defends himself quite well by .


a. eating a good meal
b. listening closely
c. fighting back
d. taking a rest

88. You have my permission to leave class at 2:30. You _____ leave the class
at that time.
a. must
b. have go to
c. may
d. are ordered to
89. Not much about the matter since that time.
a. to say
b. is saying
c. has been said
d. have to say

90. The window by a rock.


a. hits
b. has hit
c. was hitting
d. was hit

91. I don’t know .


a. how he is tall
b. how tall is he
c. how is he tall
d. how tall he is

92. It is obvious that the plane is in trouble.


a. It is easy to see that something is wrong.
b. It looks like the flight is smooth.
c. It doesn’t look like anything is wrong.
d. There may be trouble later.

93. Jim knew it was not safe to drive his car with ice on the windshield, so on a
very cold morning he removed the ice before getting into the car. He then
warmed up the engine prior to driving off to work on the base.

According to this paragraph, .


a. it was necessary for Jim to take precautions before driving his car
b. Jim knew it wasn’t safe to work on the base when the weather was cold
c. he removed the ice from the windshield by warming up the engine
d. he needed to do some work on the base before starting his car

94. Bob intended to write his girlfriend as soon as he found the time.
a. pretended
b. planned
c. decided
d. objected

95. He is looking for a permanent job.


a. a temporary
b. a well-paying
c. an exciting
d. a lasting

96. Will you please open the desk ?


a. cage
b. key
c. handle
d. drawer

97. They told us to stick to it.


a. stop making noise
b. listen very carefully
c. stay with the job
d. help with the work

98. I was afraid he understand.


a. can’t
b. might not
c. won’t
d. has not

99. This chair is similar mine.


a. as
b. from
c. than
d. to

100. Meat is usually cut and one piece at a time.


a. eat
b. eating
c. eaten
d. ate

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1. The woman is getting vegetables at the store. What is she getting?
something to wear
something to read
something to eat
something to play

2. Mary asked Joe if he had a nice trip. Joe answered, “Yes.”


He had a poor time.
He had an accident.
He enjoyed his trip.
He is going on a trip.

3. Traffic is heavy in town during the rush hour.


There are many accidents.
There are many people shopping.
There are many cars on the street.
There are few cars on the street.

4. Tom got on the wrong bus yesterday. Jim did too.


Jim rode in two buses.
Tome missed the wrong bus yesterday.
Both Jim and Tom rode the wrong bus.
Jim didn’t get on the wrong bus yesterday.

5. Mr. Richards employed a lot of people.


A lot of people work for Mr. Richards.
A lot of people live with Mr. Richards.
A lot of people agree with Mr. Richards.
A lot of people listen to Mr. Richards.

6. Mr. Miller knows what the population of New York is.


He knows where New York is.
He knows how to get to New York.
He knows how many miles away New York is
He knows how many people live in New York.

7. Every six months, Mr. Brown takes his car to the mechanic for an
inspection.
Mr. Brown wrecks his every 6 months.
Mr. Brown trades his car every 6 months.
The mechanic examines Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months.
The mechanic repairs Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months

8. Jane selected a book.


She read a book.
She found a book.
She sold a book.
She chose a book.

9. When I’m at home, I would like to take it easy.


I like to work hard.
I like to study a lot.
I like to take a bath.
I like to relax.

10. This gas is invisible.


You can’t see it.
You can’t smell it.
You can’t obtain it.
You can’t use it.

11. The face of the clock was damaged. What part of the clock was
damaged?
the front
the inside
the leg
the bell

12. One of the students bought a portable typewriter. What kind did he get?
a very large typewriter
a very heavy typewriter
a typewriter which is light and easy to move.
a typewriter that cannot be moved

13. Each of the boys has a separate room. What does each boy have?
a small room
an air-conditioned room
a room of his own
a room with a partition

14. The weather report calls for thundershowers. What will the weather be
like?
icy
sunny
rainy
snowy

15. Do you always drive so fast?


No, I have never driven slowly.
No, only when I am in a hurry.
Yes, I would like to drive very much.
Yes, or we will be late.

16. Bob will stay in the guest room. Where will he stay?
in a visitor’s room
in the living room
in the family room
in the dining room

17. He tried to avoid the accident. What did he try to do?


cause the accident
record the accident
get near the accident
keep away from the accident

18. The instrument was of European origin.


It was destroyed in Europe.
It was made in Europe.
It was played in Europe.
It was sent to Europe.

19. The president could not come to give his speech today and Mr. Jones is
here to represent him.
Jones is angry at the president.
Jones will give the president’s speech for him.
Jones won’t be able to meet the president.
Jones is waiting for the president.

20. This car needs a check-up.


It needs a repair job.
It needs to be looked over.
It needs to be cleaned.
It needs an oil change.

21. Go straight ahead to the bus station.


Turn around and go there.
It’s in front of you.
Go around the corner.
Hurry to the bus station.

22. The room needed many things.


It regulated many things.
It excluded many things.
It required many things.
It contained many things.

23. George likes a variety of foods.


He likes foods out of the garden.
He only likes very hot foods.
He likes very sweet foods.
He likes different kinds of foods.

24. John kept watching the people swim.


He liked to swim.
He went swimming with the people.
He continued to look at the swimmers.
He continued helping the swimmers.

25. The entire class is going to leave for the United States.
Many will go.
A few will go.
Some will go.
They will all go.

26. The organization set up a training schedule.


A schedule was lost.
A schedule was destroyed.
A schedule was found.
A schedule was established.
27. Why did Ted look at his watch?
He had to catch the ball.
He wanted to shave.
He wanted to know the time.
He had to wash his face.

28. A soldier was taught to take care of himself. What is the soldier taught to
do?
look at himself.
follow himself
forget himself
protect himself

29. As soon as we arrived, the rain began to fall. When did it start raining?
before we arrived
when we arrived
immediately before our arrival
an hour after we arrived

30. One of the many devices used by weathermen is a barometer. What does
a barometer measure?
rainfall
atmospheric pressure
temperature
wind velocity

31. You should use this weapon for long range only. When should you use it?
in the rain only
for long distances
for a long period of time
in the forest

32. Anna complained that she was starving. What was she complaining
about?
being hungry
being tired
being sleepy
being sick

33. Sam drove down a bumpy road. What kind of road was it?
a narrow road
a rough road
a dark road
a long road

34. The commander recommended the sergeant for award.


The commander punished him.
The commander put him to work.
The commander took him off the job.
The commander suggested his name.

35. We are saving these seats for our friends.


Our friends won’t use the seats.
Our friends are in the seats.
The seats for our friends are cheap.
The seats are being held for our friends.

36. I had just left the office when you called.


I left only a minute before you called.
You called before I left.
My office is to the left.
I entered the office just as you called.

37. There were at least twenty people at the meeting last night.
There were twelve people at the meeting.
There was a pair of twins at the meeting.
There were fewer than twenty people there.
There was a minimum of twenty people there.

38. The newspaper gives the news objectively.


The opinion of the writer is given.
Only the facts of the news are presented.
A personal evaluation of the news is given.
The news is presented in fiction form.

39. Tom does not recognize his errors.


He knows his errors.
He makes few errors.
He knows how to make corrections.
He cannot tell when he makes an error.

40. We were unable to forecast the weather.


We couldn’t change it.
We couldn’t’ enjoy it.
We couldn’t examine it.
We couldn’t predict it.

41. Before you cash a check, you must endorse it.


You must present your identification.
You must complete an application form.
You must keep it flat at all times.
You must write your name on the back.

42. The Watkins family has often invited Jack to visit them.
Jack has often asked the Watkins family to see him.
The Watkins family has often dropped in on Jack.
They have often asked Jack to come over.
They would like to have Jack live with them.

43. Pick up a package of cigarettes for me.


Lend me a package of cigarettes.
Get me a package of cigarettes.
Give him a package of cigarettes.
Sell me a package of cigarettes.
44. Give the captain a ring after you land.
Go and see him.
Call him on the phone.
Take someone to see him.
Attract his attention.

45. The student found out about the trip yesterday. What happened
yesterday?
The student learned about the trip.
The student forgot about the trip.
The student was worried about the trip.
The student didn’t think about the trip.

46. What is a bulb used for?


to emit electric light
to switch off the light
to measure electricity
to turn on the light

47. The humidity is high this afternoon. What is the weather like?
It is hot.
It is cloudy.
It is damp.
It is windy.

48. Sue got knocked over by a big wave. Where was she?
at home
in the city
in the mountains
at the ocean

49. Carol kept working on the problem until she solved it.
She is working on it.
She kept it.
She finally gave up.
She worked it out.

50. We took our vacation so long ago, I can’t remember much about it.
Our vacation lasted for a long time.
It has been a long time since our vacation.
It will be a long time until our vacation.
Our vacation will last for a long time.

51. The report had to be amended.


It had to be recorded.
It had to be mailed.
It had to be compiled.
It had to be changed.

52. The student has gone back to his country for good.
He has left for the time being.
He has left temporarily.
He has left permanently.
He left in a hurry.

53. Many English words are composed of two words put together. Which of
these words is made up of two words?
movement
comparatively
cloudburst
encountered

54. The temperature is dropping very fast today. What’s happening?


The price of mercury is going up.
It’s getting colder.
The pressure is increasing.
The day is warming up.

55. Frank couldn’t afford to get a new car.


He couldn’t get interested in a new car.
He couldn’t decide about getting a new car.
He didn’t have enough money to get a new car.
He didn’t want to get a new car.

56. The pilot carried out his mission.


He accomplished his mission.
He planned his mission.
He continued his mission.
He cancelled his mission.

57. W: Did you finish your assignment last night?


M: No, I didn’t. I had a party last night.
Q: Why didn’t the student finish his assignment last night?
because he was sleepy
because he wasn’t busy
because he didn’t have a party
because he had a party

58. W: What did you tell them?


M: That the situation is critical.
Q: What does the man mean?
Something funny is happening.
There is a severe problem
Something strange is happening.
There is nothing to talk about.

59. W: I thought you were going to buy a new camera.


M: I was, but this used one is cheaper.
Q: What did the man buy?
He bought a better camera.
He bought a larger camera.
He bought a less expensive camera.
He bought a newer model.

60. W: What does Mr. Cobb do for a living?


M: He writes fictions.
Q: What does Mr. Cobb do?
He writes news.
He writes textbooks.
He writes stories.
He writes reports.

61. W: How are the patients?


M: They are doing very well except the man in room twelve.
Q: Where did this conversation most likely take place?
in a school
in a hospital
in a barracks
in a hotel

62. M : Where does Carolyn work?


W: In an automobile factory.
M: What are her duty hours?
W: She works from nine to five.
Q: When does Carolyn work?
after five o’clock.
in a factory
eight hours
from nine to five

63. W: What caused the engine to fail?


M: It failed because of poor maintenance.
Q: What did the man blame the failure on?
low grade fuel
rough roads
improper care
proper lubrication

64. M: Did you see the new tank?


M: No, but I saw the design for it.
Q: What did the woman see?
a plan
a color
a soldier
a mistake

65. W1: Where should we meet tomorrow?


W2: I think this corner would be good.
M: I was going to say the post office, but now I think we’d better meet right
here.
Q: Where will the man and the woman probably meet?
on the base
at the office
on the corner
at the post office

66. M: May I help you?


W: Yes. I’d like an explanation for this letter.
Q: What does the woman want?
a stamp to mail the letter
the reason why the letter was written
an address for the letter
something with which to seal the letter

67. When you inflate an automobile tire, you .


remove the tire
put air in it
patch it
change the tire

68. The pilot was rescued from the burning plane.


burned
saved
hurt
welcomed

69. The climate in this country varies by season. The climate .


stays hot
stays cold
changes
is always the same

70. The salesclerk said, “Would you like to buy something else?” If the
student doesn’t want to buy anything else, what should he say?
Yes, nothing, thank you.
No, nothing else, thank you.
Yes, something else, please.
No, anything else, please.

71. Jack saw Tom at the dance last night.


Tom was seen by Jack.
Tom wasn’t there last night.
He will be at the dance.
Jack didn’t go to the dance last night.

72. You won’t fail the test if .


you tonight study hard
hard you study tonight
hard study you tonight
You study hard tonight

73. A man who cashes a check wants it .


deposited
changed for money
mailed
saved

74. Does he desire further education?


less
scientific
more
necessary

75. The stores are convenient.


easy to get to
too expensive
too far off
always full of people

76. Dora took off her coat. Why did she take it off?
She wanted to wear it.
She was too warm.
She wanted to find it.
She was too cold.

77. Mr. Forster skipped the fourth question.


wrote
answered
omitted
asked

78. The compass needle will spin around when an airplane flies over the
North Pole.
turn
stop
jump
skip

79. She get to the dance last night.


shouldn’t
couldn’t
can’t
won’t

80. The man was his dinner.


eaten
eat
ate
eating

81. Please the glassed with water.


have filled up
filling up
will fill
fill up
82. George: Can you tell me how to find the laboratory?
Elaine: Yes, .
just outside step the store and turn to your left
step outside the store and just left to your turn
just to your left turn and step outside the store
just step outside the store and turn to your left

83. Some toys never seem to work.


always
occasionally
at no time
sometime

84. When the streets are covered with ice, they are .
slippery
safe
slipping
wide

85. He’s such a poor driver; it’ll be a wonder if he arrives without an


accident. Should he get in without an accident, it’ll be ______.
a good thing
an enjoyable thing
a surprising thing
a bad thing

86. The sun radiates heat and light.


gives off.
stores up
absorbs
contains

87. The electrical current is conducted by .


rubber
wiring diagram
resistance
copper wire

88. We want you English well.


learn
to learn
learned
learns

89. Did you enjoy all over the world?


travel
to travel
traveling
to traveling

90. We had the opportunity of to him speak.


listened
listening
to listen
listens

91. They already seen that movie.


were
had
having
are

92. Paul took his clothes to the cleaners and told the clerk to deliver them
when they were ready. Paul wants the clerk to .
put a special finish on the clothes
have the clothes taken to his house
throw the clothes away because they are too old
come get Paul’s clothes to be cleaned

93. Aerospace history is the story of man’s effort to improve his


transportation and knowledge. Orville and Wilbur Wright were the first
to prove man could make controlled, mechanically powered flights.
Charles Lindbergh proved the practicality of private flying by flying
across the Atlantic alone in a single-engine plane. Today, plans are
being made to send astronauts to Mars.

According to this paragraph, theses accomplishments have .


been done entirely by the Wright brothers
had little significance in aerospace history
caused people to lose interest in space travel
increased man’s ability to travel farther and faster

94. Will you please open the desk ?


cage
key
handle
drawer

95. To be in debt means .


to be put into prison
to owe money
to be in a department store
to lend money to someone else

96. Most boys of other countries are the American Indian.


interested to
interesting by
interested with
interested in

97. I was afraid he understand.


can’t
might not
won’t
has not
98. We tried to ignore the dog.
bark
barking
barked
to bark

99. The eagle has been admired by man throughout the ages. Its likeness
has been the emblem of many governments. In real life, the eagle is
actually a bird of prey that lives off of small animals.

According to this paragraph, the eagle .


eats other animals
is just an emblem
has a very long life
is protected by governments

100. Mr. Brown told his students to turn in their test papers as soon as
possible.
start
get
burn
submit

043.

1. John goes to bed at the midnight every night, but last night he went to bed
at 8 o’clock. What time does John usually go to bed?
at 8 o’clock
at midnight
at 12 noon
every night

2. The weatherman said it might rain tomorrow. What is the weather outlook
for tomorrow?
a rainy day
definitely no rain
good weather
possibly rain

3. The student who arrived yesterday walks very rapidly. How does he walk?
straight
well
slowly
fast

4. The woman is getting vegetables at the store. What is she getting?


something to wear
something to read
something to eat
something to play

5. Donald brought his son a dog. What did Donald do?


He took his child to the store.
He gave a game to his child.
He gave an animal to his child.
He gave lessons to his child.

6. You should select the right answer for each question. What should you
do?
study the right answer
try out the right answer
choose the right answer
correct the answer

7. Mary asked Joe if he had a nice trip. Joe answered, “Yes.”


He had a poor time.
He had an accident.
He enjoyed his trip.
He is going on a trip.

8. Follow me to the back of the house.


Come with me to the rear of the house.
Go to the rear of the house.
Do not go to the back of the house.
Stay here while I go back to the house.

9. Which of these is part of a person’s face?


fingers
ribs
eyes
knees
10. Jim wants to clean up. What does he want to do?
eat
exercise
wash
sleep

11. This machine is automatic.


It is operated manually.
It works by itself
It makes too much noise.
It is a part of a car.

12. Vivian made a surprise visit to Tom’s office. What kind of visit was it?
unexpected
short
planned
long

13. Since it was so hot, he stayed at home. Why did he remain at home?
because of the cold weather
because of the work at home
because of the heat
because of the humidity

14. John saw a friend in town last night. What did John see?
a train
a movie
a person
a plane

15. Sixty students attended church service last Sunday. How many were at
the service?
sixteen
sixty
last Sunday
six

16. A civilian will do the paper work. Who will do it?


a non-commissioned officer
an enlisted man
a commissioned officer
a non-military person

17. The mechanic asked Joe, “What is the capacity of the fuel tank?” What did
the mechanic want to know?
When Joe could bring the fuel tank for repair
how much fuel the tank could hold
where Joe had bought the fuel tank
what kind of fuel the tank was carrying

18. Alfred quit working after sunset. When did Albert stop?
after sitting down
after the sun went down
before the sun came up
during sunrise

19. Pilots must read their instruments actually. How must they read them?
alone
with others
correctly
quickly

20. How far do you have to go to get to work?


It’s about a ten-minute drive.
I always walk to work.
I go to work by car.
I ride to work with Bill.

21. John asked me if I have my meal at the dining hall. I told him, “ Yes.”
I don’t eat there.
I only have coffee there.
I eat there.
I seldom go there.

22. Bill took the train to New York.


He saw the train for New York.
He rode a train to New York.
He missed the train to New York.
He carried it to New York.

23. We eat a variety of vegetables everyday.


We eat different kinds of vegetables daily.
We always eat the same vegetables.
We eat a vegetable with our meat every day.
We only eat one vegetable every day.

24. There was a malfunction in the system.


The fuel system was running low.
Everything was working properly.
The system was not working properly.
The oil supply was sufficient

25. Mr. Smith is very punctual.


He is never on time.
He likes to punch holes.
He is always late.
He is always on time.

26. John was going to Canada, but he changed his mind.


John made a different decision.
John continued with his plans.
John kept thinking about it.
John went to Canada.

27. You can not use the elevator. It is out of order.


The elevator is for employees only.
The elevator doesn’t stop on all floors.
The elevator does not work.
There are no orders to operate the elevator.

28. Did he have an explanation for what happened?


Yes, he gave us each a present.
Yes, he received some punishment.
Yes, he told us the reason.
Yes, he was afraid to talk to us.

29. Did you intend to do that?


Yes, it was a lucky accident.
Yes, I found out about it later.
Yes, it was a surprise to me.
Yes, I planned it carefully.

30. Mary wants to serve in the hospital. What does she want to do in the
hospital?
buy some medicine
see a doctor
give some help
get a private room

31. Lt. Jones was told to report to the commander at one fifteen p.m. When
does he have to be there?
at 0115
at 1315
at 1115
at 0150

32. The tree will obstruct the view. What will the tree do?
open the view
improve the view
keep the view
block the view

33. What is the size of a particle?


small
long
narrow
great

34. Lt. Adams was concerned about the health of his men. How did he feel
about their health?
sad
uninterested
worried
satisfied

35. Adam prefers a red car.


Adam has won a red car.
Adam likes to race in his red car.
Adam always talks about this red car.
Adam would rather have a red car.

36. Sarah has completed high school and will go to college in September.
She is halfway through high school.
She is through with high school.
She is starting high school.
She isn’t going to go to college.

37. Allan had just arrived on the base. He’s trying to get to his office to make a
call.
Allen wants to go to the base.
He arrived at the telephone office.
He wants to make a telephone call.
He made his call at the telephone office.

38. Tom said, “I can hardly hear Mary.”


Mary was speaking too loudly.
Mary was not speaking.
Mary was sitting in the room.
Mary was not speaking loud enough.

39. The trip was rough.


The trip was not long.
The trip was quiet.
The trip was not smooth.
The trip was noisy.

40. Bob felt like a stranger at the meeting.


He was comfortable.
He was not well.
He did not hear very well.
He did not know anyone.

41. I was talking to John when Paul cut in.


I interrupted John and Paul.
John was impolite.
Paul interrupted us.
John interrupted us.

42. Sergeant Butterworth told Smith to keep an eye on his jeep while he was
gone.
He told Smith to watch his jeep.
He told Smith to hide his jeep.
He told Smith to wash his jeep.
He told Smith to check over his jeep.

43. Mary made an illegal turn in her car. What did she do?
She turned it around.
She made an authorized turn.
She hit a telephone pole.
She broke the law.

44. The child is deaf.


He is unable to see.
He is unable to understand.
He is unable to hear.
He is unable to taste.
45. The plane is approaching the airport.
It is getting closer to the airport.
It is taking off from the airport.
It is circling the airport.
It is over the airport.

46. Do we need the heat in the house?


Yes. Will you build a fire please?
Yes. Will you go to the store for some?
No. It’s very bright now.
No. It’s better now that the sun has gone down.

47. George is going sailing. What is he going to do?


He is going for a boat ride.
He is going to sell a boat.
He is going to a sale.
He is going to look at some cars.

48. What is a thermostat used for?


to indicate atmospheric pressure
to record temperatures
to measure precipitation
to regulate temperature

49. The hotel manager said that Jim will operate the elevator today. What will
Jim do?
He will use the elevator.
He will run the elevator.
He will repair the elevator.
He will study the elevator.

50. Sue got knocked over by a big wave. Where was she?
at home
in the city
in the mountains
at the ocean

51. He mashed the bug with his foot. What did he do?
He was bitten by the bug.
He put his foot in front of the bug.
He put the bug on his foot.
He stepped on the bug.

52. Did you help her make up her mind?


Yes, I decided for myself.
Yes, I helped her decide.
Yes, I minded about the maid.
Yes, I looked for a new sign.

53. The captain crossed out my name on the graduation list. What did he do?
He drew a line through my name.
He added my name to the list.
He wrote my name on the list.
He asked about my name.

54. Tom will lend you some money.


Tom needs to borrow some money.
You can borrow money from Tom.
Tom will send for some money.
Tom left his money in the bank.

55. Mrs. Smith didn’t meet the captain.


She doesn’t like him.
She doesn’t want to see him.
She doesn’t want to wait for him.
She doesn’t know him.

56. Lay off! He is not happy.


Get off. He’s not happy.
Continue. He’s not happy.
Sing. He’s not happy.
Stop. He’s not happy.

57. W: What did you buy?


M: Some clothes.
Q: What did the man buy?
something to eat
something to wear
something to drink
something to smoke

58. M: Did John use the highway?


W: Yes, he did.
Q: What was John doing?
sailing
flying
swimming
driving

59. M: Where can I buy a money order?


W: Down at the post office.
Q: What did the man want to buy?
letters
money order
post office
stamps

60. W: What is your city famous for?


M: It’s a seaport.
Q: What is the city known for?
It’s a place where soldiers are trained.
It’s a place where ships come and go.
It’s a place where people go to college.
It’s a place where machinery is manufactured.

61. W: Doctor, can’t you help us?


M: I am sorry I can’t. I don’t have my instruments.
Q: What does the doctor need?
his nurse
his tools
his license
his medicines

62. W: Did Toby knock?


M: Yes. He knocked three or four times.
Q: What was Toby trying to do?
get someone to open the door
fix a car
go to sleep
get something put away

63. W: Do you agree with Phillip now?


W: No, but he has my respect.
Q: What is the woman saying about Phillip?
She thinks highly of him.
He is always wrong.
She hopes he will learn more.
He says nothing new.

64. M: Did you see the new tank?


W: No, but I saw the design for it.
Q: What did the woman see?
A plan
A color
A soldier
A mistake

65. W1: Where should we meet tomorrow?


W2: I think this corner would be good.
M: I was going to say the post office, but now I think we’d better meet right
here.
Q: Where will the man and the woman probably meet?
on the base
at the office
on the corner
at the post office

66. M: How much did I owe you?


W: That’s a dollar and a half.
M: Here are two one-dollar bills. Keep the change.
Q: What has happened?
The man gave her on dollar and fifty cents.
The man wants some change back.
The lady received two dollars.
The lady will have to pay him fifty cents.

67. We turned the TV on as the program started. We turned it on .


a. just for a while
b. just in time
c. a little too late
d. much too early

68. The sign told us of a road hazard ahead. It told us about .


a. a place to eat
b. a place to sleep.
c. a dangerous place
d. the distance to town

69. Is there any way to adjust the temperature?


a. Yes, we have air-conditioning controls.
b. Yes, you learn to like it in time.
c. No, I don’t think it will rain.
d. No, it never does in winter.

70. They were not able to put out the fire quickly enough to save the house.
a. start
b. see
c. stop
d. feel

71. Dave: Did they get any cigarettes there?


Alan: Yes, they got .
a. any
b. some
c. much
d. nothing

72. Charles: Can you understand English well yet?


Sherry: No, but I’m trying more.
a. of learning
b. for learning
c. to learn
d. for learn

73. We can do the work.


a. You and Bob
b. You and I
c. The men on the farm
d. The students at Bob’s school

74. John’s decision was affected by his friend. John’s friend .


a. influenced his decision.
b. delayed his decision
c. made a decision
d. didn’t like the decision

75. The class was bored with the movie. They were .
a. glad to be there
b. happy to see it
c. no interested in it
d. didn’t like the decision

76. Robin’s solutions are completely wrong.


a. usually
b. sometimes
c. partly
d. entirely

77. Will they understand the preflight instruction?


a. postflight
b. preparatory
c. student
d. teacher’s

78. They have a great deal of ambition. They have ambition.


a. a worthwhile
b. a lot of
c. very little
d. some

79. Paul told David that the instructor him tomorrow.


a. saw
b. has seen
c. would see
d. see

80. Whenever Mrs. Garcia went downtown, she .


a. made a purchase
b. making a purchase
c. is making a purchase
d. will make some purchases

81. Mr. Jones asked Tom, “Weren’t ?”


a. you last month by Miss Bell taught
b. you by Miss Bell taught last month
c. by Miss Bell taught you last month
d. you taught by Miss Bell last month

82. Select the correct sentence.


a. Accidents are for the commander a constant worry.
b. A constant worry are accidents for the commander.
c. For the commander a constant worry are accidents.
d. Accidents are a constant worry for the commander.
83. The secretary said, “Mr. Penrod is quite busy this morning. Would an
appointment for this afternoon be convenient?’ The student said, “Yes.”

According to this paragraph, .


a. the student cannot see Mr. Penrod this afternoon
b. the student will be able to see Mr. Penrod this afternoon
c. an appointment with Mr. Penrod is not is not possible
d. Mr. Penrod has lots of time to spare this morning

84. When the streets are covered with ice, they are .
a. slippery
b. safe
c. slipping
d. wide

85. You should visit your doctor regularly.


a. for shots
b. at once
c. at fixed times
d. when you are sick
86. Mr. West is talking to the hotel clerk about a room for the weekend. He
asks the clerk,“When is check out time?” What does the clerk answer?
a. You pay when you check out.
b. Three o’clock.
c. Here’s your key.
d. Write your name and address.
87. The librarian said, “Won’t you please put those books back .”
a. if they belong
b. when they belong
c. because they belong
d. where they belong

88. The flight surgeon will see you as soon as he .


a. could
b. possible
c. will be able
d. can

89. We decided to keep driving we reached home.


a. while
b. into
c. until
d. during

90. Visiting with Americans you an opportunity to speak English.


a. to give
b. gives
c. giving
d. given

91. Joe rides the bus rather than the train. He says the bus is faster and is as
comfortable as the train.
a. He believes the train is more comfortable.
b. He thinks the bus travels faster.
c. The bus is more comfortable.
d. He prefers the train to the bus.

92. There are three boys in the class besides the girls. “Besides”
means .
a. in addition to
b. at the side of
c. near
d. excluding

93. There is nothing but empty space above the atmosphere. This condition
can be called .
a. a breeze
b. atmospheric pressure
c. air layers
d. a vacuum

94. I tore my coat on a nail. I hope it won’t show.


a. I hope my coat can’t be seen.
b. I hope it won’t rip on the nail.
c. I hope the nail will stay up.
d. I hope the tear won’t be noticeable.

95. Mary won’t be here, and John won’t be here .


a. too
b. neither
c. also
d. either

96. It’s quite a hot day.


a. not a
b. a pretty
c. too a
d. better

97. Paul usually works on Fridays. Frank.


a. So does
b. Neither does
c. Either does
d. So too

98. Did the student a lot of work last week?


a. has
b. make
c. have
d. had

99. We’d better try to straighten this room.


a. off
b. up
c. down
d. to
100. We are going to have a meeting at noon. Can you ?
a. make it
b. do it
c. succeed it
d. go it

044.
1. The student went to the right room. Which room did he go to?
the correct room
the large room
the room on the left
the wrong room

2. Peter and I had been conversing since 10 o’clock. What have we been
doing?
walking
dancing
talking
eating

3. Where do you take the dirty clothes?


to the kitchen
to the laundry
to the bookstore
to the skating rink
4. Jack spilt the soda water. What was spilt?
the salad dressing
the milk
the soft drink
the sweet wine

5. You should select the right answer for each question. What should you
do?
study the right answer
try out the right answer
choose the right answer
correct the answer

6. I asked for his opinion. What did I want?


his money
his ideas
his car
his tools

7. Mary asked Joe if he had a nice trip. Joe answered, “Yes.”


He had a poor time.
He had an accident.
He enjoyed his trip.
He is going on a trip.

8. This hat fits me all right. I will take it.


It is the wrong size.
It is too tight.
It is the right size.
It is bright.

9. Every six months, Mr. Brown takes his car to the mechanic for an
inspection.
Mr. Brown wrecks his car every 6 months.
Mr. Brown trades his car every 6 months.
The mechanic examines Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months.
The mechanic repairs Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months.

10. Billy has football practice every afternoon at four o’clock. When does he
have football practice?
at 4 a.m.
in the morning
at 4 p.m.
at night

11. What is the capacity of this water tank?


4 feet
6 pounds
20 gallons
3 dollars

12. He hears a strange noise. What kind of noise does he hear?


a loud noise
an unfamiliar noise
a familiar noise
a bad noise

13. Each of the boys has a separate room. What does each boy have?
a small room
an air-conditioned room
a room of his own
a room with a partition

14. Mr. Jones made a major change in the regulation. What kind of change
was it?
a small change
an important change
a timely change
a temporary change

15. Mrs. King has a serious ailment. What does she have?
an illness
a remedy
a cure
a doctor

16. Pilots must read their instruments accurately. How must they read them?
alone
with others
correctly
quickly

17. Mr. Grayson told us to watch out. What did he tell us to do?
be careful
study the report
find the answer
be clear

18. John said, “It’s nine am and I’m leaving right away.” When is he leaving?
after a while
immediately
at noon
before 9:00 a.m.

19. Watkins forgot my telephone number.


He dialed it.
He got it from me.
He didn’t remember it.
He wrote it down.

20. There’s something the matter with the engine.


The car is running fine.
The car doesn’t make any noise.
The engine was removed from the car.
The car is not running well.

21. The room was quiet.


It was very big.
It was not noisy.
It was very old.
It had many people in it.

22. John kept watching the people swim.


He liked to swim.
He went swimming with the people.
He continued to look at the swimmers.
He continued helping the swimmers.

23. The cat doesn’t like to take a bath.


It doesn’t like fire.
It doesn’t like water.
It doesn’t like fish.
It doesn’t like dirt.

24. Joe said, “This is a difficult course. But I believe I can make it.”
He thinks he will succeed.
He doesn’t think he will succeed.
He’s not going to take the course.
He’ll finish without difficulty.

25. Our team was composed of three people.


Our team saw the three people.
Our team talked to the three people.
The three people defeated our team.
The three people made up our team.

26. Headquarters is next to the lab building.


It is across from the lab building.
It is beside the lab building.
It is under the lab building.
It is above the lab building.

27. They kept their people in mind.


They neglected their people.
They liked their people.
They forgot their people.
They remembered their people.

28. The cashier gave me some change. What did he give me?
cashier’s checks
coins
different money
checks for cash

29. Mr. Long liked the cartoons in the evening newspaper. What were they?
headlines
drawings
stories
news

30. The clock is attached to the wall. Where is the clock?


away from the wall
hanging on the wall
inside the wall
on top of the wall

31. We were on a tour when the accident happened. What were we doing
when the accident happened?
making a turn
building a tower
taking a trip
getting off the bus

32. Joe quit working after sunset. When did Joe stop?
after sitting down
after the sun went down
after the sun came up
immediately after noon

33. Tom asked the clerk, “How much are the eggs?” What should the clerk
say?
They are 55 cents a dozen.
There are twelve in a carton.
They have protein in them.
I like them scrambled.

34. The people are moving up so that they can see the game better. Where
are they going?
to the rear
forward
to the ocean
next door

35. Thomas Edison was considered to be a genius. What does this mean?
He was considerate of others.
He had extraordinary talent.
He had considerable wealth.
He contributed to industry.

36. I have a pain in my right arm.


My arm hurts very much.
My arm has paint on it.
I have dirt on my right arm.
I have no feeling in my arm.

37. The mail clerk said he was sorry he didn’t have a letter for me.
The mail clerk was sad.
The mail clerk had a letter for me.
The mail clerk said I was sorry.
There was no mail for me.

38. The children cooked their own supper tonight. I didn’t help them.
Supper was prepared by my wife.
My wife and I prepared the supper.
The children can’t cook at all.
The children did all the work.

39. In a bank, one must be able to identify oneself.


One must prove who one is.
One must show that one has money.
One must write a check.
One must show the writer of the check.

40. What is the function of this switch?


It’s only a very small part.
It’s used only once a day.
It’s electrical.
It’s used to turn on the motor.

41. John said that his car is in good shape.


The owner of the car is good.
The car’s design is good.
Its condition is good.
Its price is good.

42. Occasionally, Joe becomes irritated with his friends.


He picks his friends carefully.
He jokes with his friends.
He becomes annoyed with his friends.
He gets too involved with his friends.

43. Henry, please take charge of the class.


Control the class.
Leave the class.
Study the class.
Dismiss the class.

44. I am running short of cash at present.


I have little money now.
I have only small bills.
I have more money than usual.
I have a lot of cash at present

45. Did you intend to do that?


Yes, it was a lucky accident.
Yes, I found out about it later.
Yes, it was a surprise to me.
Yes, I planned it carefully.
46. What is a bulb used for?
to emit electric light
to switch off the light
to measure electricity
to turn on the light

47. The humidity is high this afternoon. What is the weather like?
It is hot.
It is cloudy.
It is damp.
It is windy.

48. The hotel manager said that Jim would operate the elevator today. What
will Jim do?
He will use the elevator.
He will run the elevator.
He will repair the elevator.
He will study the elevator.

49. Did you help her make up her mind?


Yes, I decided for myself.
Yes, I helped her decide.
Yes, I minded about the maid.
Yes, I looked for a new sign.

50. We’ll have to tear down the engine. What will we have to do?
replace the engine
take the engine apart
run the engine slower
take the engine out

51. This is a harmless animal.


It can kill you.
It may hurt you.
It won’t hurt you.
The animal is afraid.

52. Although this saw is new, it’s dull.


It’s rusty.
It may hurt you.
It needs to be cleaned.
It’s very sharp.

53. Tom coiled the wire before he put it away.


He straightened the wire.
He arranged it in circles.
He cut it in half.
He marked it.

54. He said he would pick me up in his truck.


He said he would get a used truck.
He told me he would call for me in his truck.
He told me he would sell his truck.
He said I should call him up.

55. Every night the wind dies down. What happens when the wind dies down?
The wind is strong.
The wind becomes still.
It is very cold.
It is blowing full blast.

56. Yesterday it drizzled all day.


Sleet fell during the storm.
It snowed all day.
Heavy rain fell al day.
There was a light rain.

57. W: I hear that Lt. Winters is joining you.


M: Yes. What kind of person do you think he is?
Q: What does the man want to know about Lt Winters?
who his parents are
where he is coming from
if he has good character
when he is expected to arrive

58. W: What did you tell them?


M: That the situation is critical.
Q: What does the man mean?
Something funny is happening.
There is a severe problem.
Something strange is happening.
There is nothing to talk about.

59. W: Why can’t you let me in?


M: I forgot the key.
Q: Why can’t the man and woman go in?
The man won’t let her.
The door is locked.
No one is there.
She has forgotten how.

60. W: What does Billy want?


M: A blanket.
Q: Why does Bill want a blanket?
He’s hungry.
He’s thirsty.
He’s cold.
He’s hurt.

61. W: Can your brother lift that heavy weight?


M: Yes, he is the school champion in weight lifting.
Q: How would you describe the man’s brother?
He is fat.
He is muscular.
He is interesting.
He is studious.

62. W: The club had a meeting last night.


M: I know. I was present.
Q: What did the man mean?
He was the leader of the club.
He attended the meeting.
He enjoys the club’s meeting.
He received a gift at the meeting.

63. M: What are you waiting for?


W: For you to apologize.
Q: What does she expect the man to do?
introduce her
tell her he is sorry
leave the room
open the door for her

64. M: What is the matter?


W: The man tried to grab my purse.
Q: What was happened?
Someone tried to rob the woman.
Someone wanted to borrow money.
Someone insulted the woman.
Someone left the woman.

65. W: Do you want some help?


M: Yes. Would you please catalog these books so we can find what we
want?
Q: What did the man ask the woman to do?
Put the books in a neat pile.
List the books in some orderly way.
Write the titles of the books on their covers.
Put the books on a shelf according to size.

66. M: What’s Peter’s house like?


W: It’s huge.
Q: What did she say about his house?
His house is big.
His house is pretty.
His house is old.
His house is modern.

67. Bill, the cafeteria is straight ahead. I mean that it is .


a. around the corner
b. in front of you
c. in an old building
d. a good place to eat

68. I learned to swim by myself.


a. by being selfish
b. with assistance
c. without assistance
d. without resistance
69. When water is boiled it changes to .
a. vapor
b. waves
c. liquid
d. solid
70. Steve bought a barometer to atmospheric pressure.
a. weigh
b. measure
c. support
d. increase

71. We must drive a car without a driver’s license.


a. always
b. never
c. usually
d. perhaps

72. Ed: How long has Mr. Rivers studied English?


Tom: He for one month.
a. studies
b. is studying
c. will study
d. has been studying

73. Mr. Clark for that company for ten years.


a. is working
b. been working
c. has been working
d. is being worked

74. If you get a bargain, you .


a. buy an item at a lower price
b. pay too much money for something
c. buy poor merchandise
d. buy better merchandise

75. Dogs react to kindness by showing affection.


a. resolve
b. resort
c. respond
d. restrain

76. If a shirt is on sale, the price is .


a. lower
b. higher
c. too much
d. enough

77. It’s getting late. Drink up.


a. Fill your glass.
b. Don’t drink too much.
c. Order a drink.
d. Finish your drink.

78. John needs Bill’s book to study. He should say to Bill, “ I borrow
your book?”
a. Would
b. Had
c. Did
d. May

79. Joe has this trip for a long time.


a. plans
b. been planning
c. be planned
d. planning

80. Was the pilot by the bright lights?


a. confusing
b. confuse
c. confused
d. to confuse

81. George: Can you tell me how to find the laboratory?


Elaine: Yes, .
a. just outside step the store and turn to your left
b. step outside the store and just left to your turn
c. just to your left turn and step outside the store
d. just step outside the store and turn to your left

82. The student told his roommate, “You can count on me”
a. count for me
b. count my money
c. depend on me
d. tell my age

83. The soldiers will assemble in the morning. They will .


a. gather in front of headquarters
b. sleep longer
c. eat in groups
d. leave separately

84. The white book on the table is .


a. us
b. them
c. ours
d. their
85. The sun radiates heat and light.
a. gives off
b. stores up
c. absorbs
d. contains

86. That steel pipe cannot be bent. It is .


a. rigid
b. artificial
c. soft
d. dirty

87. What does it stand for?


a. make
b. fight
c. represent
d. allow

88. John must leave at once.


a. later
b. at any time
c. right away
d. sometime

89. The students who are waiting outside come in now.


a. can
b. would
c. may have
d. had

90. We will visit them today because we have not them in three
months.
a. saw
b. seen
c. see
d. to see

91. If I enough money, I would buy a new car.


a. will have
b. having
c. had
d. have had

92. There is nothing but empty space above the atmosphere. This condition
can be called .
a. a breeze
b. atmospheric pressure
c. air layers
d. a vacuum

93. Ancient people cooled water in pottery jars. The porous pottery allowed
some of the water to leak through the sides and evaporate. This caused the
water inside to lose some of its heat. Today campers often store their water
in cloth bags that allow some of the water to leak through and evaporate.
According to this paragraph, .
a. ancient people cooled themselves by using potter jars
b. pottery jars were kept from leaking by cooling them
c. pottery jars that leaked were not used
d. some modern campers use an ancient method to cool their water

94. I tore my coat on a nail. I hope it won’t show.


a. I hope my coat can’t be seen.
b. I hope it won’t rip on the nail.
c. I hope the nail will stay up.
d. I hope the tear won’t be noticeable.

95. Mary won’t be here, and John won’t be here .


a. too
b. neither
c. also
d. either

96. “To be in debt” means .


a. to be put into prison
b. to owe money
c. to be in a department store
d. to lend money to someone else

97. It’s quite a hot day.


a. not a
b. a pretty
c. too a
d. better

98. Anna: Would you please switch the plates?


Carl: Certainly, I’ll .
a. exchange them
b. turn them over
c. break them
d. clean them

99. Would you mind the door?


a. closing
b. closed
c. close
d. to have closed

100. Jack likes to swim.


a. He likes swim.
b. He likes swimming.
c. He likes for swim.
d. He likes to swimming.
045.
1. The barber was cutting Mr. Brown’s hair at 4 yesterday afternoon. At what
time was Mr. Brown getting a haircut?
to cut his hair
at four
by the barber
at the same time as the barber

2. Sergeant Walker told his men to hurry. What did he tell them to do?
to wash up
to stand still
to quiet down
to move fast

3. I asked for his opinion. What did I want?


his money
his ideas
his car
his tools

4. Sarah wants you to come right now. When does she want you to come?
next week
after a few minutes
sometime later
immediately

5. Robert doesn’t speak Spanish and James doesn’t either.


Robert and James speak Spanish.
Only Robert speaks Spanish.
Neither of them speaks Spanish.
Only James doesn’t speak Spanish.

6. John goes to bed at midnight every night. But last night he went to bed at
8 o’clock. What time does John usually go to bed?
at 8 o’clock
at midnight
at 12 noon
every night

7. Mr. Richards employs a lot of people.


A lot of people work for Mr. Richards.
A lot of people live with Mr. Richards.
A lot of people agree with Mr. Richards.
A lot of people listen to Mr. Richards.

8. The pilot of an aircraft must concentrate on his flight.


He must do all his flying at once.
He should be taken off flying every year.
He must give all of his attention to flying.
He must relax his attention when flying.

9. Jane selected a book.


She read a book.
She found a book.
She sold a book.
She chose a book.
10. Air is invisible.
It cannot be tasted.
It cannot be seen.
It is light.
It is colored.

11. He was a passenger on that bus.


He cleaned it.
He worked on it.
He polished it.
He rode on it.

12. Which of these is a meal?


an animal
5,280
a jeep
breakfast

13. The instructor showed us how to transform water. What did he show us?
how to make water
how to make tea with it
how to change it
how to color it
14. The instructor said, “The interior of the house is very beautiful.” What part
of the house is she talking about?
the outside
the frame
the garden
the inside

15. Where is the basement of a building?


beneath the ground floor
on the main floor
between the first and second floors
on the roof

16. Henry was pleased with the acceleration of the car. What did he like?
the color of the car
the slowing down action
its ability to pick up speed
its stopping action

17. The paramedics rescued the driver. What did they do?
They couldn’t find him.
They rested with him.
They saved him.
They looked for him.

18. She visited us at the hospital.


She paid us at the hospital
She came to see us there.
She gave us treatment there.
She wrote to us there.

19. James told the clerk, “I want a pack of cigarettes.”


James needed some matches.
James will buy some cigarettes.
James wants to see some cigarettes.
James saw some cigarettes in a package.

20. Mary looks like her mother.


She looks after her mother.
She is looking for her mother.
She resembles her mother.
She is fond of her mother.

21. Cadet Brown was too late to catch the bus.


He got on the bus.
He did not get off the bus.
He missed the bus.
He got on the wrong bus.

22. Davis takes part in all kinds of activities.


He practices only certain types of activities.
He participates in many types of activities.
He enjoys keeping away from activities.
He dislikes various kinds of activities.

23. Those weapons are destructive.


They can cause a lot of damage.
They’re the most modern available.
They’re completely useless now.
They can be carried easily.

24. I get up every morning at seven.


I eat at 7:00.
I stay up until 7:00.
I don’t stay in bed after 7:00.
My roommate wakes me at 7:15.

25. The officer ordered, “Come here.” What should the soldier do?
stand at attention
move toward the officer
move to the rear
salute the officer

26. It rained hard all day yesterday.


It was a clear day.
There was a heavy rainfall.
The sun was bright.
It hasn’t rained for a long time.

27. We are all set to go to the air exhibition at Kelly.


We are ready to go to Kelly.
We are not prepared yet.
We are setting the plane down at Kelly.
We are sitting in the plane at Kelly.

28. The airplane takes off at eleven hundred hours.


It leaves the ground.
It arrives on time.
It leaves the passengers.
It explodes on the runway.

29. Mary wants to serve in the hospital. What does she want to do in the
hospital?
buy some medicine
see a doctor
give some help
get a private room

30. The accident was caused by the pilot’s blurred vision. What caused the
accident?
poor eyesight
black smoke
a thick fog
a television tower

31. Tom consulted his friend yesterday. What did Tom do?
Tom asked for advice.
Tom said something bad to him.
He greeted him in the morning.
Tom thought about him.

32. Tony gave Bill permission to drive the car. What did Tony do?
He ordered Bill to drive the car.
He allowed Bill to take the car.
He warned Bill not to take the car.
He gave Bill a ride in the car.

33. The student has a cavity. Who should he see?


a physicist
a geographer
a cartographer
a dentist

34. I paid for my car in advance of delivery. When did I pay for it?
one month after delivery
during delivery
before delivery
right after delivery

35. The meat was too rare.


It was very delicious.
It was too tough.
It was not cooked enough.
It was well-cooked.

36. He is the author of these books.


He wrote these books.
These books are not his.
He didn’t write these books.
He bought these books.

37. The humidity is very high.


The air is dry.
It is a damp day.
A hot dry wind is blowing.
There are no clouds anywhere.

38. Bill will go to the doctor if he feels worse tomorrow.


Bill might go to the doctor.
Bill went to the doctor.
Bill won’t go to the doctor.
Bill will feel worse tomorrow.

39. Mr. Gerard has no money.


He doesn’t have it all.
He doesn’t have enough.
He doesn’t have the most.
He doesn’t have any at all.

40. Can you tell me the way to the train station?


Are you able to give me the train schedule?
How can I get to the train station?
Can you tell me about the train station?
Can you go to the train station?

41. Mrs. Conner furnished all the food for the graduation party.
She ate it.
She preserved it.
She saw it.
She provided it.

42. Before you cash a check, you must endorse it.


You must present your identification.
You must complete an application form.
You must keep it flat at all times.
You must write your name on the back.

43. Colonel and Mrs. Johnson had two guests for dinner.
They had two steaks for dinner
They received two invitations to dinner
They had two helping of dessert
They invited two friends to dinner

44. Mrs. Moon went to the bank and cashed a check. What did she do?
She put money in the bank.
She made out a check.
She returned a check.
She got some money.

45. John enjoyed his visit.


He had a good time.
He made many friends
He got a lot of rest.
He stayed a long time.

46. Mary spent a fourth of her money. How much of it did she spend?
twenty-five
a quarter
a half
four

47. Did you find out what caused his illness?


Did you see his ailment?
Did you get sick today?
Did you cause his sickness?
Did you learn the reason for his sickness?

48. We’ll have to tear down the engine. What will we have to do?
replace the engine
take the engine apart
run the engine slower
take the engine out

49. The captain crossed out my name on the graduation list. What did he do?
He drew a line through my name.
He added my name to the list.
He wrote my name on the list.
He asked about my name.

50. We took our vacation so long ago I can’t remember much about it.
Our vacation lasted for a long time.
It has been a long time since our vacation.
It will be a long time until our vacation.
Our vacation will last for a long time.

51. Before shooting at the target, Delores computed the range.


She knew the range and hit the target.
She figured out the distance to the target.
She talked to the ranger before shooting at the target.
She shot and hit the target from a great distance.

52. Harold approached the woman.


Harold ran from the woman.
Harold talked about the woman.
Harold walked toward the woman.
Harold asked for the woman.

53. How long does it take to go from San Antonia to Chicago?


by bus, car, train, or plane
It’s about 1100 miles.
It’s a long distance between them.
about a day and a half by car

54. Every night the wind dies down. What happens when the wind dies down?
The wind is strong.
The wind becomes still.
It is very cold.
It is blowing full blast.

55. A drill is used to remove decay from a tooth.


Decay is taken out with a drill.
Decay is put in a drill.
Decay is moved away from the drill.
Decay is placed around a drill.

56. The pilot carried out his mission.


He accomplished his mission.
He planned his mission.
He continued his mission.
He cancelled his mission.

57. W: What do you do for a living?


M: I am a pilot in the air force. What’s your job?
W: I am a professor at the university.
Q: What are they discussing?
their hobbies
their professions
their techniques
their possessions

58. M: Have you seen my new dog?


W: Yes, she is very nice.
Q: How does the woman feel about the dog?
She is afraid of it.
She likes it.
She wants it.
She dislikes it.

59. M: Louis can’t answer this question.


W: That’s because she doesn’t even understand it.
Q: What does the woman mean?
Louis hasn’t heard the question correctly.
Louis has been standing in the wrong place.
Louis means everything he says.
Louis doesn’t know what the question means.

60. W: I am sorry sir, but you can’t go in.


M: But I have an official pass.
Q: Why did the man think he should be allowed to enter?
He is an officer.
He works in the building.
He has permission from someone in authority.
He thinks his reason for entering is very important.

61. W: He looks better today, doctor.


M: Good. But how’s his appetite?
Q: What does the doctor want to know?
if the patient is seeing all right
if the patient is eating all right
if the patient is breathing all right
if the patient is talking all right

62. M: Where does Caroline work?


W: In an automobile factory.
M: What are her duty hours?
W: She works from 9 to 5.
Q: When does Caroline work?
after five o’clock
in a factory
eight hours
from nine to five

63. W: Why are you holding your hand like that?


M: It’s numb.
Q: What did he say about his hand?
It’s bleeding a lot.
It has no feeling in it.
It’s painful.
It’s broken.

64. M: Did you see the new tank?


W: No, but I saw the design for it.
Q: What did the woman see?
a plan
a color
a soldier
a mistake

65. W: Do you want some help?


M: Yes. Would you please catalog these books so we can find what we
want?
Q: What did the man ask the woman to do?
Put the books in a neat pile.
List the books in some orderly way.
List the books in some orderly way.
Put the books on a shelf according to

66. M: What’s Peter’s house like?


W: It is huge.
Q: What did she say about the house?
His house is big.
His house is pretty.
His house is old.
His house is modern.

67. We turned the TV on as the program started. We turned it on .


a. just for a while
b. just in time
c. a little too late
d. much too early

68. Are there any other boys in Don’s family?


Yes, he .
a. has two brothers
b. is the only child
c. has one sister
d. has a grandmother
69. I get paid twice a month. I receive my pay .
a. one time a month
b. two times a month
c. once every ten days
d. every weekend

70. He was trying to get out of the building.


a. paint
b. clean
c. find
d. leave

71. We must drive a car without a driver’s license.


a. always
b. never
c. usually
d. perhaps

72. Charles: Can you understand English well yet?


Sherry: No, but I’m trying more.
a. of learning
b. for learning
c. to learn
d. for learn

73. Mr. Clark for that company for ten years.


a. is working been working
b. been working
c. has been working
d. is being worked

74. Harry and I don’t eat lunch at the snack bar .


a. still
b. already
c. any more
d. since

75. John’s decision was affected by his friend. John’s friend .


a. influenced his decision
b. delayed his decision
c. made a decision
d. didn’t like the decision

76. The instructor said, “Be sure to wear an overcoat so you won’t a
cold.”
a. seek
b. bring
c. catch
d. caught

77. We get used to new foods slowly.


a. find many
b. always like to
c. become accustomed to
d. become acquainted to

78. I am reading an interesting book animals and the places where


they live.
a. telling
b. for
c. from
d. about

79. The children have been playing .


a. since three hours
b. for three hours
c. for ten o’clock
d. before yesterday

80. I other kinds of jets before.


a. flown
b. will fly
c. am flying
d. have flown

81. He by the doctor yesterday.


a. was examining
b. examined
c. was examined
d. did examine

82. He keeps busy from morning sick call until it’s time to hit the sack. And then
he’s likely to be roused to soothe a midnight headache or minister to a man
with an upset stomach.
a. He’s probably a gunnery sergeant.
b. He’s probably in communications.
c. He’s probably a combat casualty.
d. He’s probably a medical aidman.

83. The student told his roommate, “You can count on me.”
a. count for me
b. count my money
c. depend on me
d. tell my age

84. Food spoils if it is not in a refrigerator.


a. easy
b. easily
c. ease
d. easing

85. He bored a hole in the wood.


a. filled
b. covered
c. measured
d. drilled

86. The musician broke a on his guitar.


a. note
b. string
c. ribbon
d. song

87. You will learn more if you attention.


a. make
b. have
c. do
d. pay

88. The flight surgeon will see you as soon as he .


a. could
b. possible
c. will be able
d. can

89. I write him if I knew his address.


a. will
b. would
c. can
d. like

90. There are many small towns similar this one.


a. of
b. as
c. then
d. to

91. Our students many new words since they began their language
training.
a. learn
b. learned
c. has learned
d. have learned

92. When we heard the explosion, our first was to escape the danger.
a. noise
b. impulse
c. release
d. time

93. The friend of the teacher that John met when he called on his mother went
to Chicago last week. went to Chicago.
a. The friend
b. The teacher
c. The mother
d. John
94. I tore my coat on a nail. I hope it won’t show.
a. I hope my coat can’t be seen.
b. I hope it won’t rip on the nail.
c. I hope the nail will stay up.
d. I hope the tear won’t be noticeable.

95. My son wore his new tennis shoes.


a. with
b. up
c. for
d. out

96. Henry jotted down the word.


a. He used it in the right way.
b. He repeated it several times.
c. He wrote it on some paper.
d. He saw it in a book.

97. Did the student a lot of work last week?


a. has
b. make
c. have
d. had

98. Meat is usually cut and one piece at a time.


a. eat
b. eating
c. eaten
d. ate

99. He has to get by with what he has.


a. manage
b. suffer
c. buy
d. be careful

100. Students who are good listeners.


a. are interested
b. interesting
c. be interested
d. have interested
046.
1. The student went to the right room. Which room did he go to?
the correct room
the large room
the room on the left
the wrong room

2. Donald brought his son a dog. What did Donald do?


He took his child to the store.
He gave a game to his child.
He gave an animal to his child
He gave lessons to his child.

3. The men are going to construct a house. What would they use?
powder
fuel
tools
fans

4. Bob and Bill are getting together for lunch. What will Bob do?
eat Bill’s lunch
eat lunch alone
do Bill’s work for him
eat lunch with Bill

5. Mary asked Joe if he had a nice trip. Joe answered, “Yes.”


He had a poor time.
He had an accident.
He enjoyed his trip.
He is going on a trip.

6. The instructor placed the book on the table.


He found it there.
He put it there.
He took it from there.
He looked for it there.
7. Please pass the salt.
Please fill the salt shaker.
Don’t use the salt.
Put salt on it, please.
Please hand me the salt.

8. Sam is the same size as Henry.


They are both 25 years old.
They are both lieutenants.
They are both 6 feet tall.
They are both students.

9. Susan was packing her baggage.


Susan was going on a trip.
Susan was going to the movies.
Susan was going to the office.
Susan was going for a walk.

10. Most accidents take place in heavy traffic.


Accidents happen at yellow lights.
Accidents occur when there are many cars.
Accidents are cut down during the night.
Accidents increase when the lights are red.

11. Is this your favorite?


Yes, I like it best.
Yes, it won’t work.
Yes, it’s very hot.
Yes, I don’t want it.

12. Sergeant White was driving his brand new car. He heard a loud noise. He
stopped to see what it was. When did he hear a noise?
while getting in his car
while driving his car
when he first saw car
after he stopped his car

13. One of the students bought a portable typewriter. What kind did he get?
a very large typewriter
a very heavy typewriter
a typewriter which is light and easy to move
a type writer that cannot be moved

14. What do you usually do for recreation?


work
play ball
eat supper
sleep

15. Tom arrived at the airport at six. The plane took off at seven. When did
Tom arrive at the airport?
too late to see the plane take off
seven hours before the plane took off
after the plane took off
an hour before the plane took off

16. We contacted our friends. What did we do?


We joined them.
We communicated with them.
We agreed with them.
We employed them.

17. Ms. Brown sits beside me in the class. Where does she sit?
far from me
behind me
in front of me
next to me

18. Joe will be gone for an extended period of time. How long will he be gone?
for a few days
for a day only
for a short period of time
for a long period of time

19. Did you bother Mr. James when you called?


No, I’m not his sister.
No, I haven’t seen him.
No, I haven’t seen him.
No, I didn’t disturb him.

20. Where is the basement of a building?


beneath the ground floor
on the main floor
between the first and second floors
on the roof

21. Sarah was pleased with the acceleration of the car. What was she pleased
with?
the color of the car
the slow-down action
the ability to increase speed
the price of the car

22. There was no wind on top of the mountain.


The air was very calm.
It’s four thousand feet high.
We reached the top by three o’clock.
Nobody was up there.

23. The man will cooperate with the police.


The men will help the police.
The men will ignore the police.
The men will attack the police.
The men will confuse the police
24. Our team was composed of three people.
Our team saw the three people
Our team talked to the three people.
The three people defeated our team.
The three people made up our team.

25. Jack has a marvelous memory.


He forgets very quickly.
His memory is very good.
He can’t remember anything.
His memory is about average.

26. I ran into Mr. Noland yesterday in a bookstore.


I avoided Mr. Nolan yesterday.
I met Mr. Nolan yesterday.
I did not see Mr. Nolan yesterday.
My car hit Mr. Nolan’s car yesterday.

27. Harry rejected my offer.


He didn’t receive my offer.
He didn’t read my offer.
He refused my offer.
He accepted my offer.

28. Sgt Brown said, “May I leave for town at eight?” The instructor said, “Yes.”
Sgt Brown left for town.
Sgt Brown can leave at eight.
The instructor will not let him go.
Sgt Brown doesn’t want to go.

29. Mr. Smith said, “Look at this column in the newspaper.” What does he
want you to look at?
the advertising page
a vertical section of print
a mistake on a page
the headline

30. The book has many chapters. What is a chapter?


a lot of books
a part of a book
too many pages
a type of book

31. What is the opposite of a tailwind?


a drizzle
a crosswind
a headwind
a north wind

32. Lt. Adams was concerned about the health of his men. How did he feel
about their health?
sad
uninterested
worried
satisfied

33. Walter has a good deal of cash on hand. What does he have?
a good bargain
a lot of money
stocks and bonds
many expensive things

34. The mechanic turned off the ignition switch because the battery was dead.
What did the mechanic do?
examined the ignition
cut off the ignition
put the ignition switch on
examined the switch connection

35. The children cook their own supper tonight. I didn’t help them.
Supper was prepared by my wife.
My wife and I prepared the supper.
The children can’t cook at all.
The children did all the work.

36. Bill doesn’t have a car and neither does Jim.


Jim does have a car.
Bill and Jim have cars.
Jim drives Bill’s car.
Jim does not have a car.

37. This blue suit is more expensive than the gray one.
The gray suit is cheaper.
The blue suit is cheaper.
They are both on sale.
The cost of the suits is the same.

38. Irene wants to know the literal meaning of the word.


She wants to know the slang for the word.
She wants to know the special expression.
She wants to know the opposite meaning of it.
She wants to know the exact meaning of it.

39. Since the time of World war One, incredible progress has been made in
the development and production of this weapon.
The progress is small.
The progress is as expected.
No progress has been made since World War I.
The progress is almost unbelievable.

40. The sergeant told the troops to see him before they took off.
The sergeant told the men to leave now.
The sergeant wanted to see the troops before their departure.
The sergeant told the troops to change their uniforms.
The sergeant told the group to report for drill.

41. Drop around after class the instructor will help you with the problem.
You must wait for the instructor.
The instructor can’t help you after class.
The instructor wants to see you in class.
See the instructor after class.

42. He put the money in a slot. Where did he put it?


in a large box
in a narrow hole
in a small bag
in a strong safe

43. Darlene made a decision.


Darlene built something.
Darlene chose what to do.
Darlene asked what to do.
Darlene made a speech.

44. While we were discussing the matter, Alice suddenly cut in. What did she
do?
She interrupted us.
She reduced the volume.
She fell down.
She stopped her singing.

45. The major briefed the students the day they arrived.
He looked at them.
He understood them.
He gave them a test.
He talked to them.

46. The weather report said we should expect hail. What should we expect?
a light shower
many clouds
snow flakes
icy particles

47. The doctor wants to check John’s pulse. What does the doctor want to
check?
his fever
his throat
his ears
his heartbeat

48. People can sell things by placing description of what they want to sell in
the newspaper. Where are these prescriptions found in the paper?
in the comic pages
in the first section
in the amusement pages
in the want ads

49. It sounds like Jack enjoyed himself at the party.


Jack enjoyed the sound at the party.
Jack didn’t like the sounds at the party.
It seems that Jack had a good time.
Jack himself didn’t like the party.

50. Before shooting at the target, Delores computed the range.


She knew the range and hit the target.
She figured out the distance to the target.
She talked to the ranger before shooting at the target.
She shot and hit the target from a great distance.

51. Harold approached the woman.


Harold ran from the woman.
Harold talked about the woman.
Harold walked toward the woman.
Harold asked for the woman.

52. The students like their teacher because he sticks to the subject matter.
The teacher talks about everything in the class.
The teacher follows the lesson plan very closely.
The teacher answers all types of general questions.
The teacher holds his book firmly in both hands.

53. Barbara enjoyed his act very much. What did she like?
his food
talking with him
what he did
reading his book

54. Joe went to the sporting goods store to buy a fishing rod.
He bought a fishing reel.
He bought a piston rod.
He bought a storage battery.
He bought a fishing pole.

55. Wearing gym shorts in a restaurant is not acceptable.


You shouldn’t wear them in a restaurant.
They are allowed in a restaurant.
You shouldn’t change them in a restaurant.
They are worn in a restaurant.

56. It began to drizzle soon after we landed.


It started to rain.
The wind began to blow.
It became foggy.
It started to snow.

57. M: What are you doing?


W: Taking a break.
Q: What does the woman say she is doing?
She’s driving.
She’s studying.
She’s running.
She’s relaxing.

58. M: I heard about your accident. I am glad you weren’t injured. Is your car
okay too?
W: No, it was damaged.
Q: What happened to the car?
It was sold.
It was broken.
It was fixed.
It was lost.

59. W: Why are you so sad?


M: Everywhere I go, people laugh at me.
Q: Where do people laugh at the man?
in each place he goes
in a few places he goes
in one place he goes
in none of the places he goes

60. W: He looks better today, doctor.


M: Good. But how’s his appetite?
Q: What does the doctor want to know?
if the patient is seeing all right
if the patient is eating all right
if the patient is breathing all right
if the patient is talking all right

61. M: I will meet you at ten. Where?


W: I have to go to the drugstore. Meet me there.
Q: What does the woman have to do?
store some drugs
see a doctor
buy some medicine
buy vegetables

62. W: How did Rick do on the job?


M: His work is poor.
Q: What do you know about Rick?
He did unsatisfactory work.
He did different kinds of work.
He did not have much money.
He did well on his work.

63. W: What’s the matter?


M: I’m in a rush.
Q: What do we know about the man?
He wants to go to bed.
He wants to get cleaned up.
He wants to drink something cold.
He did well on his work.

64. W: How did you find out about the news?


M: It was broadcast.
Q: How did the man find out about the movie?
He listened to it on the radio.
He learned about it from a friend.
He read about it in a newspaper.
His brother told him about it.

65. M: What’s Peter’s house like?


W: It’s huge.
Q: What did she say about the house?
His house is big
His house is pretty.
His house is old.
His house is modern.

66. M: What did you think of the book?


W: The ending is very abrupt.
Q: What did the woman think?
She thought the ending was good.
She thought the ending was obvious.
She thought the ending was sudden.
She thought the ending was sad.

67. This is the primary reason.


a. last
b. secondary
c. most important
d. wrong

68. A thermostat maintains and the room temperature.


a. regulates
b. causes
c. requires
d. installs
69. The pilot was rescued from the burning plane.
a. burned
b. saved
c. hurt
d. welcomed

70. Charles: Can you understand English well yet?


Sherry: No, but I’m trying more.
a. of learning
b. for learning
c. to learn
d. for learn

71. Ed: How long has Mr. Rivers studied English?


Tom: He for one month.
a. studies
b. is studying will study
c. will study
d. has been studying

72. Those flowers are artificial. They aren’t .


a. large
b. natural
c. pretty
d. common

73. Mr. Jones wanted to leave his car inside the building, so he put it
the garage.
a. on
b. in
c. to
d. by

74. We ate fruit after dinner.


a. any
b. many
c. all
d. some

75. The principal was appointed by the board of education.


a. named
b. replaced
c. educated
d. instructed

76. Some machines are operated by engines which develop their power from
steam.
a. coal
b. water vapor
c. gasoline
d. kerosene

77. Mary said, “Hold the phone.” The party at the other end .
a. waited a minute
b. took the telephone line
c. grabbed the telephone book
d. pressed down the receiver

78. The officer put on his uniform.


a. He hung it in the rack.
b. He sent it to the cleaners.
c. He cleaned it with soap and water.
d. He wore it.
79. You can call for your new name tag in a couple of days.
a. write
b. see
c. visit
d. get

80. What’s wrong your television set?


a. of
b. with
c. to
d. by

81. in one place for such a long time was very uncomfortable.
a. Sitting
b. Sat
c. Sit
d. For sitting

82. We enjoyed .
a. our visit to the zoo very much
b. our visit very much to the zoo
c. very much to the zoo our visit
d. to the zoo our visit very much

83. The student told his roommate, “You can count on me.”
a. count for me
b. count my money
c. depend on me
d. tell my age

84. He requested permission from the officer.


a. received
b. asked for
c. gave
d. looked for

85. The sun radiates heat and light.


a. gives off
b. stores up
c. absorbs
d. contains

86. He was wounded in the lungs. It was hard for him to .


a. feel
b. see
c. hear
d. breathe

87. I’ll give you a ring tonight after seven o’clock


a. give you jewelry
b. make a mark
c. call on you
d. telephone you
88. You will learn more if you attention.
a. make
b. have
c. do
d. pay

89. What does it stand for?


a. make
b. fight
c. represent
d. allow

90. Tom’s pen is different Mary’s pen.


a. from
b. with
c. to
d. with

91. Everybody was all set .


a. going
b. to go
c. go
d. gone

92. In any physical fitness program, self-discipline must be .


a. emphasize
b. to emphasize
c. emphasized
d. emphasizing

93. blood is by the heart.


a. pump
b. pumping
c. pumped
d. pumps

94. What is your favorite song in the show so far?


a. at this distance
b. to the very last
c. until now
d. finally

95. My son wore his new tennis shoes.


a. with
b. up
c. for
d. out

96. Henry jotted down the word.


a. He used it in the right way.
b. He repeated it several times.
c. He wrote it on some paper.
d. He saw it in a book.

97. If John hadn’t known how to swim, he have drowned when the
boat sank.
a. did
b. might
c. must
d. should

98. Al: What kind of weather is forecast for today?


Joe: There is an 80% possibility of rain.
Al: Oh, I have brought my raincoat!
a. must
b. may
c. should
d. will

99. Students who are good listeners.


a. are interested
b. interesting
c. be interested
d. have interested

100. The woman was seized.


a. harmed
b. captured
c. destroyed
d. aided
047.
1. The customer waited for the cashier. What did the customer want to do?
a. pay his bill
b. order his food
c. cook his meal
d. plan his meal

2. The weatherman said it might rain tomorrow. What is the weather outlook
for tomorrow?
a. a windy day
b. no rain for sure
c. good weather
d. possibly rain

3. Jack spilt the soda water. What was spilt?


a. the salad dressing
b. the milk
c. the soft drink
d. the sweet wine

4. Sgt Walker told his men to hurry. What did he tell them to do?
a. to wash up
b. to stand still
c. to quiet down
d. to move fast

5. Mr. Williams. went to the barbershop to get a haircut. Then he went to the
post office to get some stamps. Where did Mr. Williams go after getting a
haircut?
a. to buy a money order
b. to get his hair trimmed
c. to the barbershop
d. to the post office

6. Carl said, “ I need to buy a pair of new shoes but I don’t have the time.”
a. Carl bought a pair of shoes.
b. Carl has time to do some shopping.
c. He doesn’t have time to buy new shoes.
d. He doesn’t have the money to buy the shoes.

7. Traffic is heavy in town during the rush hour.


a. There are many accidents.
b. There are many people shopping.
c. There are many cars on the street.
d. There are few cars on the street.

8. When I am at home I like to take it easy.


a. I like to work hard.
b. I like to study a lot.
c. I like to take a bath.
d. I like to relax.

9. Is this your favorite?


a. Yes, I like it best.
b. Yes, it won’t work.
c. Yes, it’s very hot.
d. Yes, I don’t want it.

10. Why did Joe take his cloths to the laundry?


a. because they weren’t clean
b. because they weren’t comfortable
c. because they were old
d. because they were expensive

11. The men planted a dozen trees. How many trees did they plant?
a. 12
b. 24
c. 144
d. 200

12. Jack finished his studies at a quarter after eight. When did Jack finish his
studies?
a. at 8 o’clock
b. at 8:15
c. at 7:45
d. a few minutes before 8

13. Rebecca wanted cash for her car when she sold it. What did she want?
a. gas
b. money
c. oil
d. polish

14. Mary appreciates her friends. How does she feel about her friends?
a. She is unhappy with them.
b. She is grateful for them.
c. She loses her friends.
d. She pays no attention to them.

15. Before he can do anything else, John needs more data. What does he
need?
a. more schooling
b. more changes
c. more rest
d. more information

16. Where is a person’s neck?


a. between his foot and his leg
b. between his hand and his arm
c. between his legs and his back
d. between his shoulders and his head

17. Tony got a good mark in conduct. What did he get a good mark in?
a. behavior
b. health
c. lessons
d. history

18. Mr. Long said, “I haven’t seen Tom since the day before yesterday.” When
was the last time that Mr. Long saw Tom?
a. yesterday
b. a week ago
c. two days ago
d. four days ago

19. The instructor told the class how to reach the laboratory.
a. The instructor wanted to get to the laboratory early.
b. The instructor got to the laboratory late.
c. The instructor told the class how to get there.
d. The class went directly to the laboratory.

20. My car is out of order.


a. It won’t run.
b. It will go very fast.
c. I keep it outside at night.
d. I have bought a new one.

21. The bank is opposite the post office.


a. The bank is on a different street.
b. The bank is across the street from the post office.
c. The bank is just behind the post office.
d. The bank is next to the post office.

22. The highways in some states are very narrow.


a. They are poor.
b. They are long.
c. They are not wide.
d. They are not nice.

23. Mrs. Smith is looking for a new dress.


a. She was trying to find one.
b. She was admiring one.
c. She didn’t want to look at one.
d. She bought one.

24. He has just been assigned to a new job.


a. He was recently assigned to a new job.
b. He was assigned to the job several months ago.
c. He was never assigned to the new job.
d. He was once assigned to a new job.

25. The car is covered with dirt.


a. It is highly polished.
b. It is not clean.
c. It is being painted.
d. It is not new.

26. Take your time.


a. Don’t hurry.
b. Look at our watch.
c. Come now.
d. Begin immediately.

27. How were you able to cross the Atlantic Ocean in such a short time?
a. for $250.00
b. in the month of May
c. less than ten hours
d. by jet plane

28. The dust is all over the room. Where is the dust?
a. There’s no dust in the room.
b. There’s dust everywhere in the room.
c. There’s only a little dust in the room.
d. There’s dust outside the room.

29. Will you get through your homework soon?


a. Yes, I’ll finish it quickly.
b. Yes, I think I’ll start it soon.
c. Yes, it’ll take some time to do.
d. Yes, I need to go through it.

30. Mary wants to serve in the hospital. What does she want to do in the
hospital?
a. buy some medicine.
b. see a doctor
c. give some help
d. get a private room

31. He was given an order to report to the office. What was he given?
a. an argument
b. a command
c. a form
d. a report

32. His engine cut out when he was in eight thousand feet. What happened to
his engine?
a. It stopped.
b. It dropped on the ground.
c. It made a loud sound.
d. It started after being off a while.
33. Adam prefers a red car.
a. Adam has won a red car.
b. Adam likes to race in his red car.
c. Adam always talks about this red car.
d. Adam would rather have a red car.

34. Bill will go to the doctor if he feels worse tomorrow.


a. Bill might go to the doctor.
b. Bill went to the doctor.
c. Bill won’t go to the doctor.
d. Bill will feel worse tomorrow.

35. Let me get my coat, Robert.


a. Robert doesn’t want to get his coat.
b. Robert, please get my coat.
c. Allow me to get my coat.
d. Don’t get my coat.

36. There weren’t any seats available for the show.


a. There were plenty of seats left.
b. There weren’t any seats left.
c. The tickets weren’t cheap.
d. Half of the seats could be used.

37. The tool was wrapped in paper.


a. The paper was put inside the tool.
b. The too was explained on paper.
c. The tool was covered with paper.
d. The tool was used to cut the paper.

38. Before you cash a check, you must endorse it.


a. You must present your identification.
b. You must complete an application form.
c. You must keep it flat at all times.
d. You must write your name on the back

39. Mike spread out the maps.


a. He opened the maps.
b. He folded the maps.
c. He marked the maps.
d. The copied the maps.

40. The students made up their minds to go to the party.


a. They decided to attend.
b. They did not worry about the party.
c. They could not decide about going.
d. They are not going to the party.

41. Mr. Jones missed the point.


a. He broke his pencil.
b. He didn’t understand the idea.
c. He turned at the wrong intersection.
d. He has sharpened his pencil already.

42. The instructor wrote a problem on the chalkboard and asked a student to
work it out.
a. The instructor asked the student to present a problem.
b. The student was asked to solve the problem.
c. The student asked the instructor to take the problem out.
d. The instructor wanted the problem to remain unsolved.

43. Would you keep an eye on my luggage for me?


a. Would you locate it?
b. Would you carry it?
c. Would you tag it?
d. Would you watch it?

44. Only authorized personnel may enter that office. Who may enter?
a. only the people who live in the building
b. only the editors and clerks
c. only the writers and publishers
d. only those with official approval

45. The man told his patient to rest after every meal.
a. The man is a doctor.
b. The man is a teacher.
c. The man is a salesman.
d. The man is a cook.

46. As the apple fell, its velocity increased. What happened as the apple fell?
a. its speed became faster
b. the apple grew bigger
c. the apple looked darker
d. it became softer

47. He could feel the plane vibrating. What was the plane doing?
a. descending
b. shaking
c. climbing
d. rolling

48. Why did Jane have goose bumps?


a. because she is angry
b. because she is cold
c. because she is tired
d. because she is warm

49. The report had to be amended.


a. It had to be recorded.
b. It had to be mailed.
c. It had to be compiled.
d. It had to be changed.

50. Harold approached the woman.


a. Harold ran from the woman.
b. Harold talked about the woman.
c. Harold walked toward the woman.
d. Harold asked for the woman.

51. When the group finished their work, they got time off for a job well done.
a. The group had to work until quitting time.
b. The group came back to finish the job.
c. The group was permitted to leave early.
d. The group took more time to do the job.

52. Be sure you watch carefully before you drive on the highway.
a. Be sure to look at your watch.
b. Be sure to get off the road.
c. Be sure to look around.
d. Be sure to take care of the car.

53. Oil is abundant in this state.


a. It is expensive.
b. It is rare.
c. It is plentiful.
d. It is black.

54. This is a pretty stiff course.


a. It is a very simple course.
b. It is a difficult course.
c. It is a short course.
d. It is an interesting course.

55. Why did the welder use goggles?


a. to protect his feet
b. to protect his hands
c. to protect his hearing
d. to protect his sight

56. The enemy gave up to the superior forces. What did the enemy do?
a. defended themselves
b. attacked the forces
c. surrendered
d. counterattacked

57. M: Have you seen my new dog?


W: Yes. He’s very nice.
Q: How does the woman feel about the dog?
a. She is afraid of it.
b. She likes it.
c. She wants it.
d. She dislikes it.
58. M: Did John use the highway?
W: Yes, he did.
Q: What was John doing?
a. sailing
b. flying
c. swimming
d. driving

59. W: Look! Mary is running down the street.


M: Why would she do that?
Q: What does the man want to know?
a. where she is running
b. the name of the runner
c. the reason she is running
d. how fast she is running

60. W: What does Mr. Cobb do for a living?


M: He writes fiction.
Q: What does Mr. Cobb do?
a. He writes news.
b. He writes textbooks.
c. He writes stories.
d. He writes reports.

61. W: Doctor, can’t you help us?


M: I am sorry I can’t. I don’t have my instruments.
Q: What does the doctor meed?
a. his nurse
b. his tools
c. his license
d. his medicine

62. W: This restaurant is very crowded.


M: I know, but we have reservations.
Q: What does the man mean?
a. Places are being saved for them.
b. Large crowds don’t bother them.
c. A special meal is being prepared for them.
d. There is a crowd there to greet them.

63. M: Why don’t you come over here and sit beside me?
W: Thank you, I’ll be glad to.
Q: Where will the woman sit?
a. in front of the man
b. behind the man
c. next to the man
d. across from the man
64. M: Did you see the new tank?
W: No, but I saw the design for it.
Q: What did the woman see?
a. a plan
b. a color
c. a soldier
d. a mistake

65. W1: Where should we meet tomorrow? I think this corner would be
good.
M: I was going to say the post office, but now I think we’d better meet right
here.
Q: Where will the man and the woman probably meet?
a. on the base
b. at the office
c. on the corner
d. at the post office

66. M: How much do I owe you?


W: That’s a dollar and a half.
M: Here are two one-dollar bills. Keep the change.
Q: What has happened?
a. The man gave her one dollar and fifty cents.
b. The man wants some change back.
c. The lady received two dollars.
d. The lady will have to pay him fifty cents.

67. When a sponge water, it becomes heavy.


a. eliminates
b. takes out
c. lets out
d. absorbs

68. He used caution while driving in the rain. He drove .


a. as usual
b. happily
c. dangerously
d. carefully

69. The balloon began to rise when it was filled with .


a. water
b. sand
c. food
d. gas

70. Herb: Why didn’t the waitress take your order?


Evan: She understand me.
a. might
b. couldn’t
c. can
d. could
71. Dick should use his head more often.
a. wear a hat
b. get a haircut
c. think intelligently
d. push with his head

72. Select the correct sentence.


a. Two years ago with my parents lived I.
b. Two years ago with my parents I lived.
c. Two years ago I with my parents lived.
d. Two years ago I lived with my parents.

73. Select the correct sentence.


a. To New York before Bill had never been.
b. Bill had never been to New York before.
c. Bill to New York had never before been.
d. To New York Bill had before never been.

74. I remember the place I first saw you.


a. when
b. which
c. where
d. how

75. Tom began his letter by saying, “Enclosed is a check for $10.00” The check
was .
a. in the post office
b. in the bank
c. inside the envelope
d. in his clothes

76. Robin’s solutions are completely wrong.


a. usually
b. sometimes
c. partly
d. entirely

77. This device is used for drilling metal.


a. polishing
b. making holes in
c. fastening
d. ordering

78. It’s getting late. Drink up.


a. Fill your glass.
b. Don’t drink too much.
c. Order a drink.
d. Finish your drink.

79. Edward is six feet tall . His brother is five feet tall. Edward is his
brother.
a. tallest of
b. taller than
c. as tall as
d. more tall

80. You can’t swim, ?


a. can’t you
b. don’t you
c. do you
d. can you

81. I took my clothes off and put my pajamas .


a. on
b. in
c. through
d. over

82. I put that I can’t drink it.


a. in this coffee much sugar so
b. sugar so much in this coffee
c. in this coffee much so sugar
d. so much sugar in this coffee

83. Do you mind if I take Mary home?


a. Do you want to take Mary home?
b. Do you have any objections if I take Mary home?
c. Do you care to take Mary home?
d. Does Mary want to go home with you?

84. When the streets are covered with ice, they are .
a. slippery
b. safe
c. slipping
d. wide

85. He’s such a poor driver; it’ll be a wonder if he arrives without an accident.
Should he get in without an accident, it’ll be .
a. a good thing
b. an enjoyable thing
c. a surprising thing
d. a bad thing

86. Don’t oppose his interests.


a. be for
b. work against
c. examine
d. protect

87. Many people are injured every day on account of carelessness.


a. because of
b. causing
c. doing
d. with

88. We wish you change the subject.


a. would
b. must
c. have
d. shall

89. John lives 1158 Jefferson Street.


a. in
b. on
c. at
d. to

90. The sunshine feels good me.


a. to
b. for
c. with
d. into

91. Would you please down?


a. seat
b. sat
c. sit
d. stand

92. The student a lot of progress since September.


a. have made
b. has made
c. does make
d. makes

93. The movie is over at nine o’clock.


a. started
b. through
c. running
d. on

94. Henry jotted down the word.


a. He used it in the right way.
b. He repeated it several times.
c. He wrote it on some paper.
d. He saw it in a book.

95. I am tired reading. Let’s go for a walk.


a. to
b. of
c. by
d. for

96. Did the student a lot of work last week?


a. has
b. make
c. have
d. had

97. The eagle has been admired by man throughout the ages. Its likeness has
been the emblem of many governments. In real life, the eagle is actually a
bird of prey that lives on small animals.
According to this paragraph, the eagle .
a. eats other animals
b. is just an emblem
c. has a very long life
d. is protected by governments

98. I have loose in this tooth.


a. cavity
b. filling
c. gum
d. toothache

99. we were able to achieve our goal.


a. define
b. reach
c. review
d. increase

100. Meat is usually cut and one piece at a time.


a. eat
b. eating
c. eaten
d. ate
048.
1. Mr. Smith asked Joe, “Do you have a bank account?” What did Mr. Smith
want to know?
a. if Joe had money in a bank
b. if Joe could count money
c. if the bank was open
d. if the account was for Mr. Smith

2. The weatherman says there is a possibility of rain.


a. There may be rain.
b. Rain will come for sure.
c. There will be plenty of rain.
d. There will be no rain.

3. The instructor placed the book on the table.


a. He found it there.
b. He put it there.
c. He took it from there.
d. He looked for it there.

4. Mr. Richards employs a lot of people.


a. A lot of people work for Mr. Richards.
b. A lot of people live with Mr. Richards.
c. A lot of people agree with Mr. Richards.
d. A lot of people listen to Mr. Richards.

5. Most accidents take place in heavy traffic.


a. Accidents happened at yellow lights.
b. Accidents occur when there are many cars.
c. Accidents are cut down during the night.
d. Accidents increase when the lights are red.

6. Bill arrived at the lab just in time.


a. He was late to lab.
b. He arrived at the lab early.
c. He arrived late.
d. He arrived at the exact time.

7. This machine is automatic.


a. It is operated manually.
b. It works by itself.
c. It makes too much noise.
d. It is a part of a car.

8. Jennifer wants to mail the package. Where should she go?


a. to the store
b. to the bank
c. to the post office
d. to the police station

9. John has lots of new ideas. What has he been doing?


a. shopping
b. hunting
c. thinking
d. skiing

10. The woman made toast for breakfast. What did she use?
a. oranges
b. bread
c. eggs
d. milk

11. Why did you stay so late at the office last night?
a. I didn’t go to the office.
b. Yes, it was my final time.
c. It was long past eight.
d. I wanted to finish my work.

12. The wires were hidden in back of engine. Where were the wires hidden?
a. in front of the engine
b. on top of the engine
c. behind the engine
d. on the right side of the engine

13. The driver reached his destination with very little gasoline in the tank. How
did he arrive at his destination?
a. with ample gasoline
b. without any gasoline
c. with a small amount of gasoline
d. with a tank full of gasoline

14. Walter spends an hour each day in physical training. What does Walter
do?
a. He takes physical training every hour.
b. He goes to class for one hour.
c. He can’t stand it physically.
d. He takes physical training every day.

15. Mr. Green liked the film so much that he went to see it again. What did he
do?
a. He saw the picture twice.
b. He left before it was over.
c. He told everyone about it.
d. He bought the picture.

16. Which of these is a meal?


a. an animal
b. 5,280
c. a jeep
d. breakfast

17. My friend has given me his address.


a. My friend drove me to his house.
b. My friend gave me his house number.
c. I have given my phone number to my friend.
d. I have given my address to my friend.

18. Edward walks to the base exchange. He never takes a bus there.
a. He rides the bus to the BX.
b. He doesn’t ride the bus there.
c. He usually goes there by bus.
d. He never goes to the BX.

19. Carol said, “Let’s go in. I’m freezing.” Laura said, “I’m too. Let’s go.”
a. Carol wants to go outside.
b. The weather is warm.
c. The weather is very cold.
d. Laura is feeling warm.

20. Wire conducts electric current.


a. Electric current is carried by wire.
b. Electric current directs wire.
c. Wire runs in the electric current.
d. Wire rejects electric current.

21. The men will cooperate with the police.


a. The men will help the police.
b. The men will ignore the police.
c. The men will attack the police.
d. The men will confuse the police.

22. Since it was so hot, he stayed at home. Why did he remain at home?
a. because of the cold weather
b. because of the work at home
c. because of the heat
d. because of the humidity

23. A very good and great man lived a century ago. How long ago was that?
a. 100 years
b. 50 years
c. 1,000 years
d. 10 years

24. Did you make up your mind to go?


a. Yes, I forgot to go.
b. Yes, I decided to go.
c. Yes, I failed to go.
d. Yes, I refused to go.

25. Mr. Smith has to go to the bank today.


a. He could go today.
b. He may go today.
c. He must go today.
d. He won’t go today.
26. Fred collected the students’ papers in sequence.
a. He collected them in anger.
b. He collected them in advance.
c. He collected them in order.
d. He collected them in a box.

27. I’ll keep that information in mind.


a. I’ll file it.
b. I’ll post it.
c. I’ll remember it.
d. I’ll record it.

28. We had a guest over the weekend. What did we have?


a. We had a party.
b. We had a visitor.
c. We had a windstorm.
d. We had a rest.

29. Can you start a fire with two stones?


a. Can you heat the stones?
b. Can you make the fire hotter?
c. Can you light a fire with the stones?
d. Can the heat burn the stones?

30. The accident was caused by the pilot’s blurred vision. What caused the
accident?
a. poor eyesight
b. black smoke
c. a thick fog
d. a television tower

31. As the bus drove down the Pennsylvania Avenue, Tom glanced at the
White House. What did he do?
a. He went to the White House.
b. He ate at the White House.
c. He stayed at the White House.
d. He looked at the White House.

32. They walked through a dense forest. What kind of forest was it?
a. There were many trees close together.
b. It was high up in the mountains.
c. It was far away from everything.
d. There were few animals living there.

33. The wires were hidden between walls.


a. You could see the wires.
b. The wires were in front of the walls.
c. You could not see the wires.
d. The wires were outside the walls.

34. The Watkins family has often invited Jack to visit them.
a. Jack has often asked the Watkins family to see him.
b. The Watkins family has often dropped in on Jack.
c. They have often asked Jack to come over.
d. They would like to have Jack live with them.

35. John converted his money.


a. He exchanged his money.
b. He spent his money.
c. He lost his money.
d. He worked for his money

36. Mike spread out the maps.


a. He opened the maps.
b. He folded the maps.
c. He marked the maps.
d. He copied the maps.

37. Joan picked out a dress.


a. She ironed it.
b. She chose it.
c. She made it.
d. She wore it.

38. The tree will obstruct the view. What would the tree do?
a. open the view
b. improve the view
c. keep the view
d. block the view

39. Bill’s just beginning to catch on. What is Bill just beginning to do?
a. get sick
b. play games
c. understand
d. perform

40. He picked up the shipment at the depot.


a. He looked at the shipment.
b. He went and got it at the depot.
c. He approved the shipment.
d. He left the shipment at the depot.

41. How is Mr. Jones getting along in his new job?


a. His family is fine.
b. He’s feeling well.
c. He’s doing fine.
d. He bought a car.

42. Is this a private beach?


a. Yes, the public may come.
b. Yes, it is owned by Mr. Collins.
c. Yes, it is famous.
d. Yes, it is sandy.
43. Tom is going to observe the carpenters. What is he going to do?
a. pay them
b. watch them
c. help them
d. direct them

44. The ride was bumpy. How was the ride?


a. smooth
b. fast
c. rough
d. comfortable

45. Tom will fry potatoes for lunch.


a. He will put them in the oven.
b. He will put them in hot water.
c. He will put them in a sauce.
d. He will put them in hot oil.

46. John would rather have a hamburger than a hot dog. What would he
rather have?
a. both
b. neither
c. a hot dog
d. a hamburger

47. Did he give you his approval?


a. Yes, he gave me a mean look.
b. Yes, he gave me his promise.
c. Yes, he gave me a lecture.
d. Yes, he gave me his consent.

48. George is going sailing. What is he going to do?


a. He is going for a boat ride.
b. He is going to sell a boat.
c. He is going to a sale.
d. He is going to look at some cars.

49. This is a harmless animal.


a. It can kill you.
b. It may hurt you.
c. It won’t hurt you.
d. The animal is afraid.

50. The temperature was around 70 degree and it was a foggy morning.
a. You couldn’t see the sun.
b. There was some dust in the air.
c. The air had a low moisture content.
d. There was a steady breeze blowing.

51. Private Jones was assigned to guard duty.


a. He was told to do guard duty.
b. He was not allowed to do guard duty.
c. He was excused from guard duty.
d. He was ready to do guard duty.

52. We were forced to land in Rome while en route to London.


a. We were going to London.
b. We landed in London first.
c. We were going to Rome.
d. We overflew Rome.

53. Bill always goes along with everything his brother does.
a. Bill agrees with his brother.
b. Bill accompanies his brother.
c. Bill argues with his brother.
d. Bill advised his brother.

54. The school will eventually add another branch.


a. Another branch has been added.
b. The school is not interested in another branch.
c. Sooner or later another branch will be added.
d. Another branch will never be added to the school.

55. Alice’s a courteous girl.


a. She is beautiful.
b. She is polite.
c. She is studious.
d. She tells jokes.

56. Glenn drilled a hole in the wooden door.


a. He removed the paint.
b. He perforated it.
c. He trimmed the edges.
d. He sanded it down.

57. M: I heard about your accident. I am glad you weren’t injured. Is your car
okay too?
W: No. It was damaged.
Q: What happened to the car?
a. It was sold.
b. It was broken.
c. It was fixed.
d. It was lost.

58. W: Did you plan to take picture on your trip?


M: Yes. But my camera was not working.
Q: What do you learn from this conversation?
a. The man took pictures on the trip.
b. The man did not take any pictures.
c. The man did not make any plans.
d. The man worked instead of going on a trip.
59. W: Would you like more vegetables?
M: I have sufficient. Thank you.
Q: What did the man mean?
a. He has enough.
b. He does not like vegetables.
c. He wants more.
d. He would like something else.

60. W: How are your patients?


M: They are doing very well except the man in room two twelve.
Q: Where did this conversation most likely take place?
a. in a bank
b. in a hospital
c. in a barracks
d. in a hotel

61. M: Are you going to do this room too?


W: Yes, and I’m going to transform it completely.
Q: What will the woman do?
a. She’s going to clean the floor.
b. She’s going to paint the walls the same color.
c. She’s going to change all the colors and furniture.
d. She’s going to clean the paint.

62. M: I hear that David is in town.


W: Yes. His visit was a real surprise.
Q: What did the woman say about the David’s visit?
a. It is costing money.
b. She did not expect it.
c. She is waiting for it.
d. It is already over.

63. M: Are you going to the meeting?


W: Yes, I’m looking forward to it.
Q: What does the woman mean?
a. She wants to go to the meeting.
b. She has to go to the meeting.
c. She refuses to go to the meeting.
d. She ought to go to the meeting.

64. W: Did you remember to put water in this? The leaves are beginning to
fall.
M: No, I didn’t. I’ll do it now.
Q: What needs water?
a. the grass
b. a salad
c. the forest
d. a plant
65. M: Can you meet me at the restaurant, Mary?
W: Yes, it’s a very convenient place.
Q: Why will they meet at the restaurant?
a. Mary can go there very easily.
b. It’s a good place to eat.
c. Not many people go there.
d. Mary has never been there before.

66. W: There is a car with its light on in the parking lot. It’s a blue Mercury
Cougar with a Georgia license plate.
The car .
a. is illegally parked
b. was stolen in Georgia
c. is stalled at a light
d. has its lights on

67. When you inflate an automobile tire, you .


a. remove the tire
b. put air in it
c. patch it
d. change the tire

68. Steve bought a barometer to atmospheric pressure.


a. weigh
b. measure
c. support
d. increase

69. Dave: Did they get any cigarettes there?


Alan: Yes, they got .
a. any
b. some
c. much
d. nothing

70. Select the correct sentence.


a. Where from my country this I can check cash?
b. My check where cash can this country from I?
c. Where can I cash this check from my country?
d. Can my country from where I cash this check?

71. My friend is a farmer. He works .


a. in an office
b. at the airport
c. on a bridge
d. with vegetables

72. Mr. Jones wants a car for .


a. exercise
b. transportation
c. eating
d. sleeping

73. My car is parked the garage.


a. of
b. for
c. to
d. in

74. If you get a bargain, you .


a. buy an item at a lower price
b. pay too much money for something
c. buy poor merchandise
d. buy better merchandise

75. Mr. Forster skipped the fourth question.


a. wrote
b. answered
c. omitted
d. asked

76. They have a great deal of ambition. They have ambition.


a. a worthwhile
b. a lot of
c. very little
d. some

77. Hurry up; we’re already .


a. early
b. fast
c. late
d. slow

78. Ask Mr. Miller me back later.


a. to call
b. calling
c. called
d. calls

79. Why did those students insist on everything?


a. did
b. done
c. to do
d. doing

80. George: Can you tell me how to find the laboratory?


Elaine: Yes, .
a. just outside step the store and turn to your left
b. step outside the store and just left to your turn
c. just to your left turn and step outside the store
d. just step outside the store and turn to your left

81. The student told his roommate, “You can count on me.”
a. count for me
b. count my money
c. depend on me
d. tell my age

82. We used to go to the movies frequently. We went there .


a. sometimes
b. often
c. without missing one
d. once in a while

83. The bridge in one year.


a. was built
b. are built
c. be built
d. build

84. Many homes are equipped with the latest modern electrical appliances.
a. decorated
b. lacking
c. repaired
d. furnished

85. You will learn more if you attention.


a. make
b. have
c. do
d. pay

86. I had been listening to the teacher before the bell .


a. rang
b. rings
c. is ringing
d. will ring

87. He can repair all the chairs.


a. breaking
b. broke
c. break
d. broken

88. He to listen to the tape tonight.


a. should
b. will
c. ought
d. must

89. In the United States, conversation is proper during meals.


a. consider
b. considering
c. considered
d. considers

90. Do you if I turn on the TV?


a. want
b. wish
c. like
d. mind

91. People usually think of the Indian as a red-skinned man who wore a
feathered headdress and rode a pony across the plains. Actually, Indians in
different parts of what is now the United States lived in different ways,
depending on their environment.
According to this paragraph, .
a. the Indians’ surroundings affected their way of life
b. the Indians spend most of their time riding ponies
c. Indian ponies were plain so the Indians decorated them with feathers
d. Plains are now found in different parts of the United States

92. The man asked, “Do you have any used tires for sale?”
The clerk said, “I’m sorry; we just sold the last one.”
a. The store is out of them now.
b. The store has a lot of them now.
c. The clerk is selling the last one now.
d. The store doesn’t carry used tires.

93. The general is now, but he can see you tomorrow at 0900.
a. unavailable
b. free
c. unoccupied
d. present

94. My son wore his new tennis shoes.


a. with
b. up
c. for
d. out
95. Roberto is not the kind of man work.
a. had avoided
b. avoiding
c. to avoid
d. avoids
96. This is a sale to make room for new merchandise.
a. build
b. provide space
c. construct
d. end business

97. The teacher told the students to hand in their assignments.


a. prepare
b. submit
c. put away
d. hold

98. He makes a lot of money.


a. spends
b. earns
c. has
d. saves

99. Don’t to the movies tonight.


a. going
b. went
c. go
d. to go

100. You should’ve slower.


a. driven
b. drive
c. drove
d. driving

049
1. Sgt Walker told his men to hurry. What did he tell them to do?
a. to wash up
b. to stand still
c. to quiet down
d. to move fast
2. Mr. Smith asked Joe, ”Do you have a bank account?” What did Mrs Smith
want to know?
a. if Joe had money in a bank
b. if Joe could count money
c. if the bank was open
d. if the account was for Mr. Smith

3. The weatherman says there is a possibility of rain.


a. There may be rain.
b. Rain will come for sure.
c. There will be plenty of rain.
d. There will be no rain.

4. The new student is nervous about the test.


a. The test doesn’t bother him.
b. He is happy about the test.
c. He thinks the test is easy.
d. He is worried about the test.

5. Traffic is heavy in town during the rush hour.


a. There are many accidents.
b. There are many people shopping.
c. There are many cars on the street.
d. There are few cars on the street.

6. Tom got on the wrong bus yesterday. Jim did, too.


a. Jim rode in two buses.
b. Tom missed the wrong bus yesterday.
c. Both Jim and Tom rode the wrong bus.
d. Jim didn’t get on the wrong bus yesterday.

7. Please pass the salt.


a. Please fill the salt shaker.
b. Don’t use the salt.
c. Put salt on it, please.
d. Please hand me the salt.

8. Jim went to town yesterday with his friend to buy a pair of shoes. Where
did he go?
a. yesterday
b. to town
c. with his friend
d. Jim did

9. Billy has football practice every afternoon at four o’clock. When does he
have football practice?
a. at 4 a.m.
b. in the morning
c. at 4 p.m.
d. at night

10. If it clears up, we can have our picnic.


a. We can have a picnic even if it rains.
b. We can have a picnic if the bus comes.
c. We can have a picnic if the day is nice.
d. We can have a picnic if the food comes.

11. The two objects were made from the same mold. How do they look?
a. different
b. alive
c. alike
d. difficult

12. Mr. Smith went to the cafeteria at seven-thirty. Where did he go?
a. to the washroom
b. for a break
c. at seven thirty
d. to a place to eat

13. Mr. Lang asked for advice.


a. He asked for money.
b. He asked for time.
c. He asked for help.
d. He asked for equipment.

14. The wires were hidden in back of engine. Where were the wires hidden?
a. in front of the engine
b. on top of the engine
c. behind the engine
d. on the right side of the engine

15. He made a list of their duties. What was on the list?


a. their pay
b. their jobs
c. their free time
d. their equipment

16. John says, “It’s nine am and I am leaving right away.” When is he leaving?
a. after a while
b. immediately
c. at noon
d. before 9:00 a.m.

17. Joe said, “This wind is sharp as a knife.” What kind of wind is it?
a. a warm wind
b. a cold wind
c. a wet wind
d. a gentle wind

18. Tom was too late to catch the bus.


a. He missed the bus.
b. He got on the bus.
c. He didn’t see the bus.
d. He didn’t get off the bus.
19. The student is confused by all the names.
a. He is very alert.
b. He is used to them.
c. He can’t tell one name from another.
d. He knows all the names very well.

20. I am hoping for a chance to go skating.


a. I want to go skating for a change.
b. I want an opportunity to go skating.
c. I want to go skating and to a dance.
d. I need to get some money before I go skating.

21. You will be sure for a place on the plane if you make a reservation.
a. You will be certain of having a seat.
b. You will always be able to eat in the airport.
c. You will be able to see many places on the trip.
d. You should get your ticket on the plane.

22. Barbara looks like her mother.


a. She looks after her mother.
b. She is looking for her mother
c. She resembles her mother.
d. She is fond of her mother.

23. David takes part in all kinds of activities.


a. He practices only certain types of activities.
b. He participates in many types of activities.
c. He enjoys keeping away from activities.
d. He dislikes various kinds of activities.

24. I see a big storm approaching.


a. The storm is leaving.
b. The storm is ending.
c. The storm is coming.
d. The storm is improving.

25. His work is known for its quality.


a. He does not have much work.
b. He does not like to work.
c. His work is good.
d. His work is late.

26. I ran into Mr. Noland in a bookstore yesterday.


a. I avoided Mr. Nolan yesterday.
b. I met Mr. Nolan yesterday.
c. I did not see Mr. Nolan yesterday.
d. My car hit Mr. Nolan’s car yesterday.

27. They kept their people in mind.


a. They neglected their people.
b. They liked their people.
c. They forgot their people.
d. They remembered their people.

28. Is that a fact?


a. Yes, it grew in my garden.
b. Yes, my mother made it for me.
c. Yes, it is beautiful.
d. Yes, it is true.

29. You should use this weapon for long range only. When should you use it?
a. in the rain only
b. for long distances
c. for a long period of time
d. in the forest

30. He put his money in a slot. Where did he put it?


a. in a large box
b. in a narrow hole
c. in a small bag
d. in a strong safe

31. The new bank is over on the other side of town. Where is it?
a. in the center of town
b. across town
c. south of town
d. in another town

32. Tom said, ”I can hardly hear Mary.”


a. Mary was speaking too loudly.
b. Mary was not speaking.
c. Mary was sitting in the room.
d. Mary was not speaking loud enough.

33. On the corner, the new building is under construction.


a. The building has just been built.
b. The building is not yet finished.
c. The building was built underground.
d. The corner building is being torn down.

34. Some people like to argue all the time.


a. They like to walk against the wind.
b. They like to talk for or against something.
c. They like to use the plural.
d. They like to keep quiet all the time.

35. The cadets were authorized to go to town.


a. The cadets were ordered to go.
b. The cadets were permitted to go.
c. The cadets weren’t allowed to go.
d. The cadets thought they shouldn’t go.

36. Lt. Mitchell cashed a money order at the post office.


a. He deposited some money.
b. He got some stamps.
c. He mailed his money order.
d. He obtained some money.

37. The student refrains from smoking when he goes to the library.
a. He smokes a lot there.
b. He doesn’t smoke there at all there.
c. He smokes there sometimes.
d. He smokes there now and then.

38. As soon as we arrived, the rain began to fall. When did it start raining?
a. before we arrived
b. when we arrived
c. immediately before our arrival
d. an hour after we arrived

39. I couldn’t stand the constant buzzing of the machine.


a. The color bothered me.
b. The noise bothered me.
c. The light bothered me.
d. The heat bothered me.

40. Mary is dining out this evening.


a. She is going to eat at home.
b. She is going to fix herself a snack.
c. She is going to eat at the club.
d. She is going to go shopping.

41. We had to stand up in the bus on the trip to town.


a. The bus was on the wrong street.
b. We had to wait for the bus to town.
c. We had to stand at the bus stop.
d. All seats on the bus were taken.

42. Mr. Cole asked, “How much is the admission price to the movies?”
a. He asked the name of the movie.
b. He asked which door to enter.
c. He asked if the movie has an intermission.
d. He asked the entrance price.

43. Two lesser-known petroleum products are plastic and insecticides.


a. Petroleum is made of plastic.
b. Insecticides produce petroleum.
c. Plastic is made from petroleum.
d. Plastic produces petroleum.

44. Peter must swallow a pill before breakfast. What must he do before a
breakfast?
a. drink milk
b. have an apple
c. follow Bill
d. take medicine

45. The teacher complained about the bad conduct of the students. What was
her complaint?
a. There were too many students.
b. The students were misbehaving.
c. There were not enough students.
d. The students’ grades were low.

46. John would rather have a hamburger than a hot dog. What would he
rather have?
a. both
b. neither
c. a hot dog
d. a hamburger

47. Mary spent a fourth of her money. How much of it did she spend?
a. twenty-five
b. a quarter
c. a half
d. four

48. The humidity is high this afternoon. What is the weather like?
a. It is hot.
b. It is cloudy.
c. It is damp.
d. It is windy.

49. Annette said she got a new filling yesterday. What did she get?
a. her car filled with gasoline
b. groceries at the supermarket
c. some money from her bank
d. a cavity filled by the dentist

50. The woman told her daughter to spread out the tablecloth on the table.
What was the daughter told to do with the tablecloth?
a. fold it up
b. stretch it out
c. roll it up
d. take it away

51. Be sure you watch carefully before you drive onto the highway.
a. Be sure to look at your watch.
b. Be sure to get off the road.
c. Be sure to look around.
d. Be sure to take care of the car.

52. The car lost the right front tire. What did the car lose?
a. a bolt from the right wheel
b. the rubber around the wheel
c. the right front window
d. the right front light

53. Did Anna complain about her trip?


a. Yes, she finished the trip a week ago.
b. Yes, she said she didn’t like the food or the people.
c. No, she went both ways by boat.
d. No, she had many suitcases with her.

54. Beatrice found many unusual shells.


She was walking .
a. on the highway
b. in the forest
c. in the desert
d. on the beach

55. Mr. King is a flexible man.


a. He isn’t rigid.
b. He isn’t friendly.
c. He isn’t efficient.
d. He isn’t healthy.

56. Mr. Reed is a blacksmith in our town.


a. He makes iron shoes for horses.
b. He paints automobiles black.
c. He repairs radios and TV’s.
d. He mixes sand and gravel for cement.

57. W: What’s the problem?


M: The water in this pipe is frozen.
Q: How did this happen?
a. It got too hot.
b. It ran out too fast.
c. It got too cold.
d. It is not pure.

58. M: Do you have any pets at home?


W: Yes, I have two dogs.
M: Don’t you have any cats?
W: No, I hate cats.
Q: What does the woman mean?
a. She enjoys cats very much.
b. She doesn’t like cats.
c. She doesn’t keep any pets.
d. She wants a cat for a pet.

59. W: Are you ready to go?


M: I will be as soon as I change my shirt.
Q: What is the man going to do?
a. buy the shirt
b. put on a different shirt
c. show the woman his shirt
d. go to a shirt store
60. W: What do you need?
M: I need more of this chemical.
Q: What is the man probably doing?
a. eating breakfast
b. conducting an experiment
c. running a race
d. building a box

61. W: What is your city famous for?


M: It’s a seaport.
Q: What is the city known for?
a. It’s a place where soldiers are trained.
b. It’s a place where ships come and go.
c. It’s a place where people go to college.
d. It’s a place where machinery is manufactured.

62. M: I like doing this.


W: I know, but what is your goal?
Q: What does the woman want to know?
a. how long the man has been there
b. where the man comes from
c. what the man is trying to do
d. when the man started

63. W: This restaurant is very crowded.


M: I know. But I called to reserve a table.
Q: What does the man mean?
a. Places are being saved for them.
b. Large crowds don’t bother them.
c. A special meal is being prepared for them.
d. There is a crowd there to greet them.

64. W: Is this alright?


M: I don’t know. We need to measure it first.
Q: What does the man want to do first?
a. keep it safe
b. open it up
c. find out what it is
d. find out how big it is

65. M: What did you think of the book?


W: The ending is very abrupt.
Q: What did the woman think?
a. She thought the ending was good.
b. She thought the ending was obvious.
c. She thought the ending was sudden.
d. She thought the ending was bad.

66. W: Why are you whispering?


M: My throat is very soar today.
Q: What is the man doing?
a. He is speaking softly
b. He is screaming.
c. He is yelling.
d. He is speaking loudly.

67. The class may go on a picnic tomorrow. It on the weather.


a. determines
b. waits
c. depends
d. relies

68. He is trying to design a silent airplane. He’s trying to design .


a. an extremely fast plane
b. a plane that makes no sound
c. a plane that lands vertically
d. a plane that is cheap to fly
69. What is the minimum amount?
a. best
b. complete
c. highest
d. least
70. The general said, “I want to set up headquarters here.”
a. establish
b. dismiss
c. attach
d. abandon

71. Select the correct sentence.


a. An electric current is by wire conducted.
b. Conducted by wire an electric current is.
c. An electric current is conducted by wire.
d. Current is an electric conducted by wire.

72. The salesclerk said, “Would you like to buy something else?” If the student
doesn’t want to buy anything else, what should he say?
a. Yes, nothing, thank you.
b. No, nothing else, thank you.
c. Yes, something else, please.
d. No, anything else, please.

73. The Nile River is the river in the world.


a. longer
b. more long
c. longest
d. long

74. The phrase “I doubt it” means .


a. I believe it.
b. I’m sure about it.
c. I’m not sure about it.
d. I don’t like it.
75. John saw the accident. The accident by John.
a. is seen
b. seeing
c. had seen
d. was seen

76. I drove Edward to the airport.


a. I chased him to the airport.
b. I took him to the airport in my car.
c. I used him to transport me there.
d. I compelled him to go to the airport.

77. If a man doesn’t eat, he will die .


a. right away
b. forever
c. instantly
d. sooner or later

78. Some machines are operated by engines which develop their power from
steam.
a. coal
b. water vapor
c. gasoline
d. kerosene

79. Here is my phone number. Please give me a when you get back.
a. visit
b. talk
c. care
d. ring

80. You can’t swim, ?


a. can’t you
b. don’t’ you
c. do you
d. can you

81. I have to see the dentist.


a. I should see him.
b. I won’t see him.
c. I have seen him.
d. I must see him.

82. If Robert needs your help, I you right away.


a. going to tell
b. am telling
c. will tell
d. had told

83. The atmosphere is actually part of the earth. It rotates with the earth in
space and can be considered a gaseous outer cover of the earth.
According to this paragraph, .
a. the earth and atmosphere rotate together
b. the earth rotates without the atmosphere
c. the atmosphere rotates around the earth
d. the ground is part of the atmosphere

84. The car approached at an extremely high speed.


a. a legally
b. a very
c. a normally
d. a fast

85. Arnold danced with Mary the party.


a. to
b. in
c. at
d. by

86. Never a lamp too near a curtain.


a. sit
b. set
c. sat
d. seat

87. My new instructor, Miss Clark, gave me a book .


a. read
b. reading
c. to read
d. to reading

88. Not much about the matter since that time.


a. to say
b. is saying
c. has been said
d. have to say

89. Excuse me, sir, can you tell me ?


a. the Barton Street Café is where
b. Where is the Barton Street Café
c. the Barton Street Café where is
d. where the Barton Street Café is

90. I’ll get in touch with you tomorrow.


a. think about you
b. find it out
c. plan it for
d. see you

91. The man asked, “Do you have any used tires for sale?”
The clerk said, “I’m sorry; we just sold the last one.”
a. The store is out of them now.
b. The store has a lot of them now.
c. The clerk is selling the last one now.
d. The store doesn’t carry used tires.
92. When you are against an idea, you .
a. oppose it
b. agree with it
c. don’t understand it
d. are trying it

93. We searched for him throughout the city.


a. all over
b. in part of
c. outside of
d. beside

94. Bill wasn’t in class this morning. Bob wasn’t there, .


a. too
b. neither
c. either
d. both

95. Did the student a lot of work last week?


a. has
b. make
c. have
d. had

96. We’d better try to straighten this room.


a. off
b. up
c. down
d. to

97. The eagle has been admired by man throughout the ages. Its likeness has
been the emblem of many governments. In real life, the eagle is actually a
bird of prey that lives off small animals.

According to this paragraph, the eagle .


a. eats other animals
b. is just an emblem
c. has a very long life
d. is protected by governments

98. The animal died because it was underfed and .


a. overworked
b. underway
c. overcooked
d. undercover

99. We are going to have a meeting at noon. Can you ?


a. make it
b. do it
c. succeed it
d. go it
100. Don’t to the movies tonight.
a. going
b. went
c. go
d. to go

50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50.50.

1. I will allow my son to go to town. What will I do?


a. permit him to go
b. make him stay home
c. let him play at home
d. help him study his lessons

2. Where do you take your dirty clothes?


a. to the kitchen
b. to the laundry
c. to the bookstore
d. to the skating rink

3. Tom got on the wrong bus yesterday. Jim did, too.


a. Jim rode in two buses.
b. Tom missed the wrong bus yesterday.
c. Both Jim and Tom rode the wrong bus.
d. Jim didn’t get on the wrong bus yesterday.

4. Jones thinks English is a difficult language.


a. Jones thinks English is easy.
b. He thinks it is hard to learn.
c. He thinks it is a dead language.
d. He thinks it is different.

5. Mr. Richards employs a lot of people.


a. A lot of people work for Mr. Richards.
b. A lot of people live with Mr. Richards.
c. A lot of people agree with Mr. Richards.
d. A lot of people listen to Mr. Richards.

6. The weatherman says it will freeze tonight. What does he mean?


a. The humidity will be high.
b. The wind will die down.
c. The weather will become hot.
d. The weather will become cold.

7. Joe is at the store. He wants to go back to his room. It’s necessary for him
to walk 12 blocks. How far is it from the store to Joe’s room?
a. at the room
b. very tired
c. 12 blocks
d. in the store

8. John has a lot of new ideas. What has he been doing?


a. shopping
b. hunting
c. thinking
d. skiing

9. Tom said, “This shirt cost ten ninety-eight.” What was Tom talking about?
a. the size of the shirt
b. the number of the shirts
c. the quality of the shirt
d. the price of the shirt.
10. Which of these is a machine?
a. a thermometer
b. a ruler
c. a generator
d. a light bulb

11. Jackson cooks all our meals for us. What does he do?
a. He buys the food.
b. He eats the food.
c. He sells the food.
d. He prepares the food.

12. Jim mailed the letter to his wife yesterday after class. What did Jim do
yesterday?
a. sent a letter home
b. went home to see his wife
c. missed his class
d. bought some envelopes

13. Rebecca wanted cash for her car when she sold it. What did she want?
a. gas
b. money
c. oil
d. polish

14. Sixty students attended church services last Sunday. How many were at
the service?
a. sixteen
b. sixty
c. last Sunday
d. six

15. This house has lots of storage space. What does this house have?
a. space to keep things in
b. space to cook things in
c. space to wash things in
d. space to plant things in

16. John ate some dessert at noon. What did he do?


a. chicken noodle soup
b. rare roast beef
c. apple pie
d. cold meats

17. The nurse knew how tall he was. What did she know about him?
a. his weight
b. his height
c. his age
d. his name

18. If it rains, the students may not go to the drive-in movie.


a. If it rains, the students will go to the drive-in.
b. It is certain that they will go to the drive-in.
c. If they go, it is sure to rain.
d. It is not certain that they will go.

19. The bank is opposite the post office.


a. The bank is on a different street.
b. The bank is across the street from the post office.
c. The bank is just behind the post office.
d. The bank is next to the post office.

20. That street is very straight.


a. It has no curves.
b. It is long.
c. It is not very wide.
d. It has many stores.

21. The drugstore is near the shoe shop.


a. It is inside the shoe shop.
b. It is above the shoe shop.
c. It is far from the shoe shop.
d. It is close to the show shop.

22. Hilda returned home at fifteen twenty-five hours. When did she return?
a. in the morning
b. at noon
c. at night
d. in the afternoon

23. The rock crashed through the window.


a. It went through an open window.
b. It did not go through the window.
c. It hit and broke the window.
d. It passed near the window.

24. I see a big storm approaching.


a. The storm is leaving.
b. The storm is ending.
c. The storm is coming.
d. The storm is improving.

25. The wind did not damage the wheat.


a. The wind blew down the wheat.
b. The wind did not hurt the wheat.
c. The wind did not hurt the wheat.
d. The wind turned the wheat yellow.

26. They kept their people in mind.


a. They neglected their people.
b. They liked their people.
c. They forgot their people.
d. They remembered their people.

27. Mr. Smith has to go to the bank today.


a. He could go today.
b. He may go today.
c. He must go today.
d. He won’t go today.

28. This box is easy to lift because it is so light.


a. The box is not heavy.
b. It has a handle.
c. The box is not hard.
d. The light is on.

29. Will you get through your homework soon?


a. Yes, I’ll finish it quickly.
b. Yes, I think I’ll start it soon.
c. Yes, it’ll take some time to do.
d. Yes, I need to go through it.

30. Aren’t those two students alike?


a. Yes, I like them.
b. Yes, they are friends.
c. Yes, they look the same.
d. Yes, I need to go through it.

31. The book has many chapters. What is a chapter?


a. a lot of books
b. a part of a book
c. too many pages
d. a type of book

32. Where did you put my pencil this morning?


a. I go it from Miss Bell.
b. I ate it for breakfast.
c. I laid it on the bookcase.
d. I bought it at the bookstore.

33. There was an abrupt change in the weather. What kind of change was it?
a. gradual
b. sudden
c. normal
d. slight

34. He’s going to take up medicine this year. What is he going to do?
a. He’s going to continue working as a doctor.
b. He’s going to teach medicine.
c. He’s going to see the doctor.
d. He’s going to study medicine.

35. Mr. Jones tried the car out on the highway. What did he do?
a. He rented it.
b. He tested it.
c. He bought it.
d. He left it.

36. The meat was too rare.


a. It was very delicious.
b. It was too tough.
c. It was not cooked enough.
d. It was well-cooked.

37. The children cooked their supper tonight. I didn’t help them.
a. Supper was prepared by my wife.
b. My wife and I prepared the supper.
c. The children can’t cook at all.
d. The children did all the work.

38. There were 25 students in all who made a trip to the zoo.
a. Altogether, there were 25 students on the trip.
b. There were 25 trips made to the zoo.
c. The students all were 25 years old.
d. There were 25 students who called the zoo.

39. James is an efficient worker.


a. He supervises other workers.
b. He does unsatisfactory work.
c. He does his work quickly and well.
d. He complains a lot.

40. The cadet was not guilty of the charge.


a. The cadet was given a fine.
b. The cadet was found innocent.
c. The cadet was sentenced to prison.
d. The cadet was found guilty.

41. Bob Moore wanted to inspect the oxygen mask.


a. He wanted to leave it.
b. He wanted to look at it.
c. He wanted to get one.
d. He wanted to buy it.

42. Mike spread out the maps.


a. He opened the maps.
b. He folded the maps.
c. He marked the maps.
d. He copied the maps.

43. The air is dense at the sea level.


a. The air is thin.
b. The air is thick.
c. The air is hot.
d. The air is cool.

44. We had to stand up in the bus on the trip to town.


a. The bus was on the wrong street.
b. We had to wait for the bus to town.
c. We had to stand at the bus stop.
d. All seats on the bus were taken.

45. Mr. Long liked the cartoons in the evening newspaper. What were they?
a. headlines
b. drawings
c. stories
d. news

46. Annette says she got a new filling yesterday. What did she get?
a. her car filled with gasoline
b. groceries at the supermarket
c. some money from her bank
d. a cavity filled by the dentist

47. How did the hole get there?


a. Edward sewed it.
b. Edward dug it.
c. Edward wrote it.
d. Edward bought it.

48. We are having the thundershower. What are we having?


a. a storm
b. a bath
c. a harvest day
d. a sunny day

49. Carol kept working on the problem until she solved it.
a. She is working on it.
b. She kept it.
c. She finally gave up.
d. She worked it out.

50. We took our vacation so long ago, I can’t remember much about it.
a. Our vacation lasted for a long time.
b. It has been a long time since our vacation.
c. It will be a long time until our vacation.
d. Our vacation will last for a long time.

51. The attack was repelled.


a. It was reinforced.
b. It was successful.
c. It was fought off.
d. It was ordered.

52. The temperature was around 70 degrees and it was a foggy morning.
a. You couldn’t see the sun.
b. There was some dust in the air.
c. The air had a low moisture content.
d. There was a steady breeze blowing.

53. The student has gone back to his country for good.
a. He has left for the time being.
b. He has left temporarily.
c. He has left permanently.
d. He left in a hurry.

54. John wants a berth on the train. What did he want?


a. a place to sleep
b. a place to sit
c. a place to walk
d. a place to eat
55. Why did the welder use goggles?
a. to protect his feet
b. to protect his hands
c. to protect his hearing
d. to protect his sight

56. When we flew over the ocean, there were clouds below us.
a. We could have seen the water if we had been above the clouds.
b. The clouds were all above our plane.
c. We saw the clouds but not the water.
d. We could not fly above the clouds.

57. W: Did you finish your assignment last night?


M: No, I didn’t. I had a party last night.
Q: Why didn’t the student finish his assignment?
a. because he was sleepy
b. because he want’ busy
c. because he didn’t have a party
d. because he had a party

58. M: Did John use the interstate?


W: Yes, he did.
Q: What was John doing?
a. sailing
b. flying
c. swimming
d. driving

59. W: Where have you been?


M: I went to see a game.
Q: What did the man see?
a. a movie
b. a sports contest
c. a friend
d. a birthday party

60. W: How are the patients?


M: They’re doing very well,except for the man in room 12.
Q: Where did the conversation most likely take place?
a. in a school
b. in a hospital
c. in a barracks
d. in a hotel

61. M: What is the prime reason for coming here?


W: I don’t know the prime reason.
Q: What is it the woman didn’t know?
a. who had the reason
b. the number of reasons
c. the longest reason
d. the most important reason
62. W: Does the bus 45 go to the train station?
M: No, but I can give you a transfer.
W: Alright, I’ll take it.
Q: What will the woman do?
a. She’ll ride the bus that goes directly to the station.
b. The woman doesn’t want to change buses.
c. The woman will remain on bus No. 45.
d. The woman will change to another bus.

63. W: What’s the matter?


M: I’m in a rush.
Q: What do we know about the man?
a. He wants to go to bed.
b. He wants to get cleaned up.
c. He wants to drink something cold.
d. He wants to get somewhere fast.

64. W: How did you find out the news?


M: It was broadcast.
Q: How did the man find out about the news?
a. He listened to it on the radio.
b. He learned about it from a friend.
c. He read about it in a newspaper.
d. His brother told him about it.

65. W: He collects rocks from all parts of the world.


M: That’s nice. But do they have any value?
Q: What does the man want to know?
a. Are the rocks unusual?
b. Are they different shapes?
c. Are they hard to find?
d. Are they worth anything?

66. M: What happened to your coat?


W: It wore out.
Q: What did the woman mean?
a. Her coat got lost.
b. Her coat got stolen.
c. Her coat got dirty.
d. Her coat got old.

67. Are there any other boys in Don’s family? Yes, he .


a. has two brothers
b. is the only child
c. has one sister
d. has a grandmother

68. An internal part of the body is .


a. the left foot
b. the skin
c. the nose
d. the stomach

69. I am used to drinking coffee for breakfast.


a. I do not like coffee.
b. I am accustomed to drinking coffee.
c. I never drink coffee.
d. I do not enjoy coffee for breakfast.

70. The man said, “Turn off the faucet.” He wanted us to .


a. let the water run
b. stop the flow of water
c. make the water run more slowly
d. change the faucet

71. At noon the sun is directly our heads.


a. by
b. under
c. over
d. before

72. You won’t fail the test if .


a. you tonight study hard
b. hard you study tonight
c. hard study you tonight
d. you study hard tonight

73. Select the correct sentence.


a. An electric current is by wire conducted.
b. Conducted by wire an electric current is.
c. An electric current is conducted by wire.
d. Current is an electric conducted by wire.

74. On the first page of a newspaper, we generally find .


a. the want ads
b. the death notices
c. the editorial section
d. the headlines

75. The child was frightened.


a. delighted
b. enlightened
c. afraid
d. pleased

76. The mechanic failed to fix the engine.


a. wanted to
b. worked to
c. tried no to
d. wasn’t able to

77. The maximum number of students in a class is fifteen.


a. usual
b. least
c. greatest
d. expected

78. If you’re going out in this drizzle, you’d better .


a. fill the gas tank
b. open the windows
c. turn off the lights
d. put on a raincoat

79. Edward is six feet tall. His brother is five feet tall.
Edward is his brother.
a. tallest of
b. taller than
c. as tall as
d. more tall

80. Ask Mr. Miller me back later.


a. to call
b. calling
c. called
d. calls

81. I’m going to stay here.


a. I should stay here.
b. I must stay here.
c. I can stay here.
d. I’ll stay here.

82. The instructor will bring up a new subject at the meeting.


a. continue
b. recall
c. record
d. introduce

83. I don’t think I can make it, but you .


a. could too
b. can
c. can’t
d. would

84. Why did you enroll in this course?


a. to improve myself
b. for improve myself
c. to improvement myself
d. for improved myself
85. If the service station attendant gave me the correct change, he .
a. changed the oil in my car
b. changed one of the tires
c. exchanged my car for another
d. gave me the right amount of money

86. What technique do you prefer when you study English?


a. technician
b. instructor
c. dictionary
d. method

87. I’ll give you a ring tonight after seven o’clock.


a. give you jewelry
b. make a mark
c. call on you
d. telephone you

88. you mind opening the door?


a. Could
b. Should
c. Would
d. Might
89. I write him if I knew his address.
a. will
b. would
c. can
d. like

90. The thermometer sometimes reads zero.


a. below
b. under
c. behind
d. after

91. The cheapest way is by automobile.


a. travel
b. traveled
c. to travel
d. traveling

92. Enlisted men carry out military orders. They .


a. obey them
b. carry them outside the building
c. write them
d. make others disobey

93. Ancient people cooled water in pottery jars. The porous pottery allowed
some of the water to leak through the sides and evaporate. This caused the
water inside to lose some of its heat. Today campers often store their water
in cloth bags that allow some of the water to leak through and evaporate.
a. ancient people cooled themselves by using pottery jars
b. pottery jars were kept from leaking by cooling them
c. pottery jars that leaked were not used
d. some modern campers use an ancient method to cool their water

94. that a hurricane was headed towards the coast, the


honeymooners were forced to change their final destination.
a. For the purpose
b. In the event
c. In the hope
d. Due to the fact

95. Students who are good listeners.


a. are interested
b. interesting
c. be interested
d. have interested
96. We saw him a times at the movies.
a. many
b. some
c. few
d. lots

97. I have a loose in this tooth


a. cavity
b. filling
c. gum
d. toothache

98. With his torch, Tom .


a. cut a hole in the paper
b. filled up the gasoline tank
c. melted the metal rod
d. cleaned out the garage

99. You can always count Jerry to do the right thing.


a. on
b. for
c. by
d. to

100. Paul usually works on Fridays. Frank.


a. So does
b. Neither does
c. Either does
d. So too
051

1. I will allow my son to go to town. What will I do?


a. permit him to go
b. make him stay home
c. let him play at home
d. help him study his lessons

2. What number is between 15 and 17?


a. sixteen
b. eighteen
c. nineteen
d. fourteen

3. This pencil is like that one.


a. One pencil is better.
b. One pencil is smaller.
c. The pencils are similar.
d. The pencils aren’t the same.

4. You can store food in a refrigerator.


a. Food may be bought a store.
b. Food may be kept in a refrigerator.
c. Food stores buy refrigerators.
d. You can buy it at the food store.

5. Jim went to town yesterday with his friend to buy a pair of shoes. Where
did he go?
a. yesterday
b. to town
c. with his friend
d. Jim did

6. Henry went to the snack bar. Why did he go there?


a. He went there to dance.
b. He went there to eat.
c. He went there to sleep.
d. He went there to play games.

7. Jim wants to clean up. What does he want to do?


a. eat
b. exercise
c. wash
d. sleep

8. He was a passenger on that bus.


a. He cleaned it.
b. He worked on it.
c. He polished it.
d. He rode on it.

9. This machine is automatic.


a. It is operated manually.
b. It works by itself.
c. It makes too much noise.
d. It is a part of a car.

10. Tom said, “ This shirt cost ten ninety-eight.” What was Tom talking about?
a. the size of the shirt
b. the number of shirts
c. the quality of the shirt
d. the price of the shirt

11. Rose Allen broke her mirror.


She couldn’t .
a. talk to anyone
b. read her book
c. see herself
d. tell time

12. These two wires should not come in contact with each other.
a. They should not touch.
b. They should not be different.
c. They should not be used.
d. They are not the same size.

13. Lt. Small said, “I left as soon as the meeting broke up.” When did he
leave?
a. during the meeting
b. before the meeting
c. when the meeting ended
d. at the start of the meeting

14. Albert quit working after sunset. When did he stop?


a. after sitting down
b. after the sun went down
c. before the sun came up
d. during sunrise

15. John and Mary had an argument. What did they have?
a. a difference of opinion
b. a party
c. a long way to go
d. an understanding

16. Tom said that the classroom was available. What did Tom say about the
classroom?
a. It was the right size.
b. It was too large.
c. It was ready for use.
d. It was being used.

17. Mr. Jones tried out the car on the highway. What did he do?
a. He rented it.
b. He tested it.
c. He bought it.
d. He lent it.

18. Tom isn’t in the class because he has been sick for two weeks.
a. Tom is now in class.
b. Tom has been in class for two weeks.
c. Tom is ill.
d. Tom is in good health.

19. Tom told the clerk, “I want a pack of cigarettes.”


a. James needed some matches.
b. James will buy some cigarettes.
c. James wants to see some cigarettes.
d. James saw some cigarettes in a package.

20. That street is very straight.


a. It has no curves.
b. It is long.
c. It is not very wide.
d. It has many stores.

21. Lt. Lee sent his sister a letter.


a. He mailed a letter.
b. His sister gave him a letter.
c. He didn’t write a letter.
d. He called his sister.

22. Corporal Harris has great respect for his officers.


a. He dislikes them very much.
b. He makes them unhappy.
c. He has great trouble working with them.
d. He has a high regard for them.

23. You should never skip class.


a. You shouldn’t miss class.
b. You shouldn’t be in class today.
c. You shouldn’t attend class.
d. You should never go to class.

24. Stick to your studies.


a. Avoid your studies.
b. Continue your studies.
c. Cancel your studies.
d. Drop your studies.

25. John will entertain the visitors.


a. John will examine the visitors.
b. John will amuse the visitors.
c. John will turn away the visitors.
d. John will frighten the visitors.

26. Tom said, “These apples are spoiled.” What did he say about the apples?
a. The apples are not good.
b. The apples are good.
c. The apples are pretty.
d. The apples are small.

27. The dust is all over the room. Where is the dust?
a. There’s no dust in the room.
b. There’s dust everywhere in the room.
c. There’s only a little dust in the room
d. There’s dust outside the room.

28. Ted collected the students’ papers in sequence.


a. He collected them in anger.
b. He collected them in advance.
c. He collected them in order.
d. He collected them in a box.

29. Bill and David want to take a walk after dinner. What do they want to do
after dinner?
a. walk for exercise
b. walk from the BQQ to class
c. take a long hike
d. drill after dinner

30. The instructor said, “I can hardly hear you.” What did the instructor mean?
a. You are speaking too loudly.
b. You are not speaking.
c. You are speaking roughly.
d. You are not speaking loud enough.

31. Can you start a fire with two stones?


a. Can you heat the stones?
b. Can you make the fire hotter?
c. Can you light a fire with the stones?
d. Can the heat burn the stones?

32. They walk through a dense forest. What kind of forest was it?
a. There were many trees close together.
b. It was high up in the mountains.
c. It was far away from everything.
d. There were few animals living there.

33. Joe doesn’t like to go to the movies alone.


a. Joe dislikes the movies.
b. Joe prefers going to the movies by himself.
c. Joe wants company when he goes to the movies.
d. Joe doesn’t like to go to long movies.

34. These shoes are worn out. What should I do with them?
a. polish them
b. put laces in them
c. throw them away
d. get them stretched

35. The meat was too rare.


a. It was very delicious.
b. It was too tough.
c. It was not cooked enough.
d. It was well-cooked.

36. She will be thirsty when she comes home.


a. She will want some rest.
b. She will want a bath.
c. She will want some water.
d. She will want some food.

37. John usually goes to bed at 11 o’clock.


a. He normally goes to bed at eleven.
b. He always goes to bed at eleven.
c. He never goes to bed at eleven.
d. He seldom goes to bed at eleven.

38. It takes 15 minutes to record the tape.


a. The recording will start in 15 minutes.
b. The recording is 15 minutes long.
c. The tape speed is 15 feet per minute.
d. The tape recorder can be used in 15 minutes.

39. The weather report indicates no precipitation for today.


a. The sun will not shine.
b. It will rain today.
c. There will be no clouds today.
d. It will not rain today.

40. Mrs. Conner furnished all the food for the graduation party.
a. She ate it.
b. She preserved it.
c. She saw it.
d. She provided it.

41. I saw the man sinking.


a. I saw him walking.
b. I saw him going down.
c. I saw him running.
d. I saw him drinking.

42. Today’s lecture ought to be heard by everybody.


a. Everybody should hear today’s lecture.
b. Everybody needn’t hear today’s lecture.
c. Everybody has heard the lecture today.
d. The lecture will be delivered by everybody.

43. The supermarket is out of fruit.


a. It is stocked up.
b. There isn’t anymore.
c. There is a lot of fruit.
d. It is never empty.

44. What is the function of this switch?


a. It’s only a very small part.
b. It’s used only once a day.
c. It’s electrical.
d. It’s used to turn on the motor.

45. The plane is approaching the airport.


a. It is getting closer to the airport.
b. It is taking off from the airport.
c. It is circling the airport.
d. It is over the airport.

46. The doctor wants to check John’s pulse. What does the doctor want to
check?
a. his fever
b. his throat
c. his ears
d. his heartbeat

47. Tom will lend you some money.


a. Tom needs to borrow some money.
b. You can borrow money from Tom.
c. Tom will send for some money.
d. Tom left his money in the bank.

48. Mrs. Smith didn’t meet the captain.


a. She doesn’t like him.
b. She doesn’t want to see him.
c. She doesn’t want to wait for him.
d. She doesn’t know him.

49. How long does it take to go from San Antonia to Chicago?


a. by bus, car, train, or plane
b. It’s about 1100 miles.
c. It’s a long distance between them.
d. about a day and a half by car.

50. Be sure you watch carefully before you drive onto the highway.
a. Be sure to look at your watch.
b. Be sure to get off the road.
c. Be sure to look around.
d. Be sure to take care of the car.

51. The soldier worked in transportation and supply. What did his job
involved?
a. logistics
b. personnel
c. administration
d. statistics

52. Harry was told to attend the class. What did he have to do?
a. go to class
b. leave the class
c. pay attention in class
d. wait for class to start

53. Why did the welder use goggles?


a. to protect his feet
b. to protect his hands
c. to protect his hearing
d. to protect his sight

54. The enemy gave up to the superior forces. What did the enemy do?
a. defended
b. attacked
c. surrendered
d. counterattacked

55. The medicine is for external use.


a. The medicine is not meant to be eaten.
b. The medicine is not meant to be used often.
c. Only a doctor can prescribe the medicine.
d. The medicine has a bad odor.

56. Ted said he would have a bit more. How much did he want?
a. a lot more
b. no more
c. a few more
d. a little more

57. W: What did you buy?


M: Some clothes.
Q: What did the man buy?
a. something to eat
b. something to wear
c. something to drink
d. something to smoke

58. W: Why are you going away?


M: For recreation.
Q: Why is the man going away?
a. to relax and enjoy himself
b. to buy a new house
c. to take care of some business
d. to look for a job

59. W: Are you going to give that book away?


M: No, I want to sell it.
Q: What did the man say?
a. He wants to keep the book.
b. He wants to give the book to someone.
c. He wants to return the book.
d. He wants to get money for the book.

60. M: Where can I buy a money order?


W: Down at the post office.
Q: What did the man want to buy?
a. letters
b. a money order
c. a post office
d. stamps

61. W: What does Billy want?


M: A blanket.
Q: Why does Billy want a blanket?
a. He’s hungry
b. He’s thirsty.
c. He’s cold.
d. He’s hurt.

62. W: George doesn’t know when the plane leaves.


M: Neither do I.
Q: What does the man say?
a. He doesn’t know George.
b. He won’t leave on the plane.
c. He doesn’t know when it leaves.
d. He knows when it leaves.

63. W: What caused the engine to fail?


M: It fails because of poor maintenance.
Q: What did the man blame the failure on?
a. low grade fuel
b. rough roads
c. improper care
d. proper lubrication

64. M: What do you want to know?


W: The purpose of all this.
Q: What does the woman want to know?
a. She wants to know the cost.
b. She wants to know the cause.
c. She wants to know the answer.
d. She wants to know the reason.

65. M: Can you meet me at the restaurant, Mary?


W: Yes. It is a very convenient place.
Q: Why will they meet at the restaurant?
a. Mary can go there very easily.
b. It’s a good place to eat.
c. Not many people go there.
d. Mary has never been there before.

66. M: Where is everybody?


W: Oh, didn’t you know? The meeting occurred yesterday.
Q: What did the woman say about the meeting?
a. It took place the day before.
b. It was planned the day before.
c. It was not cancelled the day before.
d. It did not end the day before.

67. Bill, the cafeteria is straight ahead. I mean that it is .


a. around the corner
b. in front of you
c. in an old building
d. a good place to eat

68. A pharmacist is a .
a. doctor
b. dentist
c. farmer
d. druggist

69. A thermostat maintains and the room temperature.


a. regulates
b. causes
c. requires
d. installs

70. Mr. Clark for that company for ten years.


a. is working
b. been working
c. has been working
d. is being worked

71. I see the girl. Jake also.


a. see it
b. sees her
c. say him
d. seen me

72. I have to finish this job before I can go home.


a. I want to finish the job.
b. I should finish the job.
c. I might finish the job.
d. I must finish the job.
73. People have known about magnets for many centuries.
a. uses in science
b. people to buy them
c. countries that produce them
d. hundreds of years

74. John saw the accident. The accident by John.


a. is seen
b. seeing
c. had seen
d. was seen

75. Note taking is .


a. writing only the main points
b. carrying messages from one place to another
c. completing short sentences
d. formal English writing

76. Most of our woodlands are natural forests. They are .


a. not very dark
b. not planted by man
c. campgrounds
d. cultivated

77. The repair job was complex.


a. easy
b. not completed
c. complicated
d. completed

78. The electrician performed his job well.


a. liked
b. got
c. did
d. ignored

79. This is how it actually happened.


a. supposedly
b. probably
c. really
d. mistakenly

80. The class was bored with the movie. They were .
a. glad to be there
b. happy to see it
c. not interested in it
d. confused with it

81. Do you want me the letter?


a. do mail
b. for mail
c. mailing
d. to mail

82. His favorite sport is .


a. swim
b. swimming
c. for swimming
d. on swimming

83. Select the correct sentence.


a. I’ll later have coffee, please.
b. I’ll have later coffee, please.
c. I’ll have coffee later, please.
d. Please, coffee later I’ll have.

84. They work in the classroom.


a. good
b. well
c. slow
d. careful

85. The story should be condensed before publication.


a. corrected
b. checked
c. shortened
d. retyped

86. You will learn more if you attention.


a. make
b. have
c. do
d. pay

87. The students who are waiting outside come in now.


a. can
b. would
c. may have
d. had

88. I glanced at my watch and realized .


a. it was that time for class
b. it that time was for class
c. that it was time for class
d. for that time it was class

89. Aerospace history is the story of man’s effort to improve his transportation
and knowledge. Orville and Wilbur Wright were the first to prove man could
make controlled, mechanically powered flights. Charles Lindbergh proved
the practicality of private flying by flying across the Atlantic alone in a
single-engine plane. Today, plans are being made to send astronauts to
Mars.

According to this paragraph, these accomplishments have .


a. been done entirely by the Wright brothers
b. had little significance in aerospace history
c. caused people to lose interest in space travel
d. increased man’s ability to travel farther and faster

90. There is nothing but empty space above the atmosphere. This condition
can be called .
a. a breeze
b. atmospheric pressure
c. air layers
d. a vacuum

91. You should go on sick call right away. You should .


a. go to the right
b. go at once
c. walk straight
d. run away

92. Isn’t the test by the instructor?


a. gave
b. to give
c. be given
d. given

93. The plane carried cargo.


a. radar
b. freight
c. landing gear
d. nothing

94. Do you go to the city library?


a. how
b. can
c. ever
d. never

95. Only people from the upper of the company were there.
a. entrance
b. stage
c. echelon
d. place

96. I don’t remember that song, but I have heard it before.


a. can
b. will
c. would
d. might

97. We are going to have a meeting at noon. Can you ?


a. make it
b. do it
c. succeed it
d. go it

98. The National Honor Society is an American organization for high school
boys and girls. Members are selected on the basis of scholarship,
leadership, citizenship, service, and character.

According to this paragraph, .


a. all high school students are members of this society
b. membership in this society is determined mainly by educational
achievement
c. high school students can become members automatically
d. several factors are considered in selection students for this society

99. that a hurricane was headed towards the coast, the


honeymooners were forced to change their final destination.
a. For the purpose
b. In the event
c. In the hope
d. Due to the fact

100. The recurrent bad weather does not well for the timely
completion of the stadium.
a. predict
b. prognosticate
c. augur
d. foretell

052.

1. The new student is nervous about the test.


a. The test doesn’t bother him.
b. He is happy about the test.
c. He thinks the test is easy.
d. He is worried about the test.
2. The instructor placed the book on the table.
a. He found it there.
b. He put it there.
c. He took it from there.
d. He looked for it there.

3. Mr. Richards employs a lot of people.


a. A lot of people work for Mr. Richards.
b. A lot of people live with Mr. Richards.
c. A lot of people agree with Mr. Richards.
d. A lot of people listen to Mr. Richards.

4. Most accidents take place in heavy traffic.


a. Accidents happen at yellow lights.
b. Accidents occur when there are many cars.
c. Accidents are cut down during the night.
d. Accidents increase when the light are red.

5. Bill arrived at the lab just in time.


a. He was late to lab.
b. He arrived at the lab early.
c. He arrived late.
d. He arrived at the exact time.

6. Which of these is part of a person’s face?


a. fingers
b. ribs
c. eyes
d. knees

7. What is the capacity of this water tank?


a. 4 feet
b. 6 pounds
c. 20 gallons
d. 3 dollars

8. Jim wants to clean up. What does he want to do?


a. eat
b. exercise
c. wash
d. sleep

9. Tom said, “Sometimes I eat out.” Where did sometimes Tom have his
meals?
a. at home
b. in a restaurant
c. in bad
d. in the kitchen

10. Telephone bills are paid monthly.


a. They are paid in the same amount.
b. They are paid every month.
c. They are not usually paid by the month.
d. They should be paid promptly.

11. Why was the school closed today?


a. because we had a test
b. because it was a holiday
c. because the weather was nice
d. because we had some homework

12. Lt. Edwards went to a party. Where did he go?


a. to his place of work
b. to a social gathering
c. to a baseball game
d. to another part of town

13. He tried to avoid the accident. What did he try to do?


a. cause the accident
b. record the accident
c. get neat the accident
d. keep away from the accident

14. John and Mary had an argument. What did they have?
a. a difference of opinion
b. a party
c. a long way to go
d. an understanding

15. The container in the closet is marked flammable. What’s in it?


a. some clothes
b. a fireproof liquid
c. something that burns easily
d. a liquid with a bad smell

16. Tom is not in class because he has been sick for two weeks.
a. Tom is now in class.
b. Tom has been in class for two weeks.
c. Tom is ill.
d. Tom is in good health.

17. Suzan needs another blanket.


a. She is angry.
b. She is cold.
c. She is hungry.
d. She is blind.

18. Mary looks like her mother.


a. She looks after her mother.
b. She is looking for her mother.
c. She resembles her mother.
d. She is fond of her mother.

19. I would rather have tea.


a. I dislike tea.
b. I prefer to tea.
c. I prefer tea.
d. My tea is rather hot.

20. His work is known for its quality.


a. He does not have much work.
b. He does not like to work.
c. His work is good.
d. His work is late.

21. My car is out of order.


a. It’s won’t run.
b. It will go very fast.
c. I keep it outside at night.
d. I have bought a new one.

22. Take your time.


a. Don’t hurry.
b. Look at your watch.
c. Come now.
d. Begin immediately.

23. The organization set up a training schedule.


a. A schedule was lost.
b. A schedule was destroyed.
c. A schedule was found.
d. A schedule was established.

24. Stick to your studies.


a. Avoid your studies.
b. Continue your studies.
c. Cancel your studies.
d. Drop your studies.

25. The air we breathe is invisible.


a. It is impure.
b. It can’t be seen.
c. It is fresh.
d. It can’t be changed.

26. John will entertain the visitors.


a. John will examine the visitors.
b. John will amuse the visitors.
c. John will turn away the visitors.
d. John will frighten the visitors.

27. This box is easy to lift because it is so light.


a. The box is not heavy.
b. It has a handle.
c. The box is not hard.
d. The light is on.
28. The instructor was illustrating the new method. What was he doing?
a. He was finding fault with it
b. He was supporting it.
c. He was reading and writing about it.
d. He was explaining it with pictures.

29. Mary bought a pair of shoes for four dollars plus twenty cents tax. How
much does the shoes cost without the tax?
a. $4.00
b. $4.20
c. $3.80
d. $3.98

30. This box is made of an alloy. What is it made of?


a. metal
b. pieces
c. a strong new plastic
d. a natural product

31. Tom glanced through the book. What did Tom do?
a. He got it at the store.
b. He read it slowly.
c. He looked for the book.
d. He looked at it quickly.

32. Ann will be trained to do the job. What will happen to Ann?
a. She will teach the job.
b. She will be ordered to do it.
c. She will be tired from the job.
d. She will be taught how to do the job.

33. He is the author of these books.


a. He wrote these books.
b. These books are not his.
c. He didn’t write these books
d. He bought these books.

34. The company hired a lot of people last year.


a. They fired a lot or people.
b. They employed a lot of people
c. The people were retired.
d. The people were promoted.

35. I don’t know weather he will come.


a. I don’t know if he will come.
b. I don’t know why he will come.
c. I don’t know when he will come.
d. I don’t know how the will come.

36. I wish the raining season were over.


a. I wish it would last longer.
b. I wish it would get colder.
c. I wish it would end.
d. I wish it would start.

37. You’d better hurry. It’s sprinkling a little now.


a. It’s getting a little late.
b. It’s beginning to rain.
c. There are a few seats left.
d. It’s sleeting.

38. The soldiers rescued the trapped lieutenant.


a. They surrounded him.
b. They saved him.
c. They located him.
d. The captured him.

39. Roy checked out this morning.


a. He came this morning.
b. He left this morning.
c. He was given some money this morning.
d. He was out of cash this morning.

40. I am running short of cash at present.


a. I have little money now.
b. I have only small bills.
c. I have more money than usual.
d. I have a lot of cash at present.

41. I like my steak well done.


a. I like it cooked medium.
b. I like it raw.
c. I like it hot.
d. I like it cooked thoroughly.

42. Henry, please take charge of the class.


a. Control the class.
b. Leave the class.
c. Study the class.
d. Dismiss the class.

43. It was necessary for my sister to drop out of school.


a. She had to discontinue going to school.
b. She had to leave the room for a few minutes.
c. The bus driver let her off at the school.
d. She lost her school books

44. The supermarket is out of fruit.


a. It is stocked up.
b. There isn’t any more.
c. There is a lot of fruit.
d. It is never empty.
45. Here. Put on this coat.
a. Wear this coat.
b. Hang this coat up.
c. Put this coat down.
d. Buy this coat.

46. John said that Helen might come to visit him. What did John say?.
a. that she would perhaps come to visit him
b. that she must come to visit him
c. that she ought to come to visit him
d. that she’ll visit him by all means

47. It sounds like Jack enjoyed himself at the party.


a. Jack enjoyed the sound at the party.
b. Jack didn’t like sounds at the party.
c. It seems that Jack had a good time.
d. Jack himself didn’t like the party.

48. Mrs. Smith didn’t meet the captain.


a. She doesn’t like him.
b. She doesn’t want to see him.
c. She doesn’t want to wait for him.
d. She doesn’t know him.

49. I am looking forward to meeting him.


a. I can meet him later.
b. I met him before.
c. I am looking for him.
d. I am eager to meet him.

50. The weather was cloudy yesterday morning. But it cleared up last night.
a. The weather go worse yesterday.
b. The clouds went away last night.
c. It was cloudy last night.
d. It was clear yesterday.

51. They fought off a surprise air raid.


a. They thought about it.
b. They bout it.
c. They repelled it.
d. They reserved it.

52. Private Jones was assigned to guard duty.


a. He was told to do guard duty.
b. He was not allowed to do guard duty.
c. He was excused from guard duty.
d. He was ready to do guard duty.

53. Joe went to a sporting goods store to buy a fishing rod.


a. He bought a fishing reel.
b. He bought a piston rod.
c. He bought a storage battery.
d. He bought a fishing pole.

54. The car lost the right front tire. What did the car lose?
a. a bold from the right wheel.
b. the rubber around the wheel.
c. the right front window
d. the right front light

55. The enemy gave up to the superior forces. What did the enemy do?
a. defended
b. attacked
c. surrendered
d. counterattacked

56. Did Anna complain about her trip?


a. Yes, she finished the trip a week ago.
b. Yes, she said she didn’t like the food or the people.
c. No, she went both ways by boat.
d. No, she had many suitcases with her.

57. M: Have you seen my new dog?


W: Yes. He is very nice.
Q: How does the woman feel about the dog?
a. She is afraid of it.
b. She likes it.
c. She wants it.
d. She dislikes it.

58. M: Did John use the interstate highway?


W: Yes, he did.
Q: What was John doing?
a. sailing
b. flying
c. swimming
d. driving

59. W: I am sorry, sir, but you can’t go in.


M: But I have an official pass.
Q: Why does the man think he should be allowed to enter?
a. He is an officer.
b. He works in the building.
c. He has permission from someone in authority.
d. He thinks his reason for entering is very important.

60. W: Doctor, can’t you help us?


M: I am sorry, I can’t. I don’t have my instruments.
Q: What does the doctor need?
a. his nurse
b. his tools
c. his license
d. his medicines

61. W: How are your patients?


M: They are all doing well, except for the man in room 212.
Q: Where does the conversation most likely take place?
a. in a bank
b. in a hospital
c. in a barracks
d. in a hotel

62. W: Did you add those numbers to get a total, Sam?


M: Yes, Mary, but there is a discrepancy between my total and yours.
Q: What do we know about Sam’s total?
a. It is better than Mary’s.
b. It is smaller than Mary’s.
c. It is not the same as Mary’s.
d. It is not as easy as Mary’s to get.

63. W: What’s that?


M: It’s an example of modern art.
W: Yes, but what is it constructed of?
Q: What does she want to know?
a. what it represents
b. what it is made of
c. what it does
d. what it looks like

64. M: Where are the tools?


W: In the back of the store.
Q: Where did she say they are?
a. They are in the rear part of the store.
b. They are outside, behind the store.
c. They are upstairs, in a storage room.
d. They are in the basement of the store.

65. M: May I help you?


W: Yes. I’d like an explanation for this letter.
Q: What does the woman want?
a. a stamp to mail the letter
b. the reason why the letter was written
c. an address for the letter
d. something with which to seal the letter.

66. M: What happened to your coat?


W: It wore out.
Q: What did the woman mean?
a. Her coat got lost.
b. Her coat got stolen.
c. Her coat got dirty.
d. Her coat got old

67. He used caution while driving in the rain. He drove .


a. as usual
b. happily
c. dangerously
d. carefully

68. The man said, “Turn off the faucet.” He wanted us to .


a. let the water run
b. stop the flow of water
c. make the water run more slowly
d. change the faucet

69. The class may go on a picnic tomorrow. It on the weather.


a. determines
b. waits
c. depends
d. relies

70. At noon the sun is directly our heads.


a. by
b. under
c. over
d. before

71. Was Jamie studying when the phone rang?


a. No, she is.
b. No, she was.
c. Yes, she was.
d. Yes, she will.

72. Frank says that they’re English very well now.


a. can speak
b. spoke
c. spoken
d. speaking

73. The blue car drove through the gate ahead of the colonel’s car.
a. to cut in on
b. close to
c. in front of
d. in between

74. A great deal of sulfur is found in Texas.


a. A bargain of
b. Very little
c. A lot of
d. A good grade of
75. The mail clerk didn’t bring packages today.
a. none
b. some
c. no
d. any

76. Jack gave a definite answer to the question. His answer was .
a. happy
b. firm
c. not clear
d. long

77. On the first page of a newspaper, we generally find .


a. the want ads
b. the death notices
c. the editorial section
d. the headlines

78. Hard work accounted for Edison’s success.


a. is not the reason for
b. worked against
c. did not amount to
d. was the reason for

79. I asked him to give me a hand.


a. hold me
b. shake hands
c. help me
d. take charge

80. in one place for such a long time was very uncomfortable.
a. Sitting
b. Sat
c. Sit
d. For sitting

81. Tom had the chair from the office.


a. removes
b. to remove
c. removing
d. removed

82. Was the pilot by the bright lights?


a. confusing
b. confuse
c. confused
d. to confuse

83. The repairman checked the rotation of the fan.


a. installation
b. taking down
c. vibration
d. turning

84. Tom defends himself quite well by .


a. eating a good meal
b. listening closely
c. fighting back
d. taking a rest

85. That steel pipe cannot be bent. It is .


a. rigid
b. artificial
c. soft
d. dirty

86. What does it stand for?


a. make
b. fight
c. represent
d. allow

87. Many people are injured every day on account of carelessness.


a. because of
b. causing
c. doing
d. with

88. you mind opening the door?


a. Could
b. Should
c. Would
d. Might

89. I write him if I knew his address.


a. will
b. would
c. can
d. like

90. She doesn’t mind doing the dishes. She doesn’t .


a. object to it
b. like to
c. want to
d. pay attention to it

91. They already seen that movie.


a. were
b. had
c. having
d. are
92. I glanced at my watch and realized .
a. it was that time for class
b. it that time was for class
c. that it was time for class
d. for that time it was class

93. If you are broke, you .


a. are well-trained
b. should see a doctor
c. have no money
d. prefer soft drinks

94. “To be in debt” means .


a. to be put into prison
b. to owe money
c. to be in a department store
d. to lend money to someone else

95. Henry jotted down the word.


a. He used it in the right way.
b. He repeated it several times.
c. He wrote it on some paper.
d. He saw it in a book.

96. Paul usually works on Friday. Frank.


a. So does
b. Neither does
c. Either does
d. So too

97. Don’t to the movies tonight.


a. going
b. went
c. go
d. to go

98. This chair is similar mine.


a. as
b. from
c. than
d. to

99. Carol: Didn’t that used car you looked at have bad tires?
Melinda: Yes, but it was such a good deal that I bought it them.
a. because of
b. in regard to
c. in spite of
d. in addition to

100. When the continent was first discovered, there were vast tracts of
unexplored .
a. districts
b. inhabitants
c. livestock
d. wilderness

053

1. Every six months, Mr. Brown takes his car to a mechanic for an inspection.
a. Mr. Brown wrecks his car every 6 months.
b. Mr. Brown trades his car every 6 months.
c. The mechanic examines Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months.
d. The mechanic repairs Mr. Brown’s car every 6 months.

2. The soldiers had a five-minute break. What did they do?


a. They marched.
b. They rested.
c. They saluted.
d. They worked.

3. The men are going to construct a house. What will they use?
a. powder
b. fuel
c. tools
d. fans

4. This pencil is like that one.


a. One pencil is better.
b. One pencil is smaller.
c. The pencils are similar.
d. The pencils have different lengths.

5. Tom got on a wrong bus yesterday. Jim did, too.


a. Jim rode in two buses.
b. Tom missed the wrong bus yesterday.
c. Both Jim and Tom rode the wrong bus.
d. Jim didn’t get on the wrong bus yesterday.

6. What is the capacity of this water tank?


a. 70 degrees
b. 6 pounds
c. 20 gallons
d. 3 dollars

7. John is going to return from his trip tomorrow. What is he going to do?
a. come back
b. turn around
c. fly there
d. bring back

8. Which of these is a machine?


a. a thermometer
b. a ruler
c. a generator
d. a light bulb

9. Casey had to take three different drugs.


a. He was swimming.
b. He was sick.
c. He was eating.
d. He was alone.

10. Rose Allen broke her mirror.


She couldn’t .
a. talk to anyone
b. read her book
c. see herself
d. tell time

11. Most people like California’s climate. What do they like?


a. the highways
b. the food
c. the weather
d. the cities

12. This student works independently of others. How does he work?


a. with the cooperation of others
b. with no assistance
c. without stopping
d. with consideration for others

13. Since it was so hot, he stayed at home. Why did he remain at home?
a. because of the cold weather
b. because of the work at home
c. because of the heat
d. because of the humidity

14. Mr. Jones usually goes to bed at 12 midnight, but last night he went to bed
at 8 o’clock. What time does Mr. Jones usually go to bed?
a. at midnight
b. at 8 o’clock
c. at 10 o’clock
d. at 12 noon

15. Mr. Jones made a major change in the regulations. What kind of change
was it?
a. a small change
b. an important change
c. a timely change
d. a temporary change

16. Miss Brown sits beside me in class. Where does she sit?
a. far from me
b. behind me
c. in front of me
d. next to me

17. Albert quit working after sunset. When did Albert stop?
a. after sitting down
b. after the sun went down
c. before the sun came up
d. during sunrise

18. John and Mary had an argument. What did they have?
a. a difference of opinion
b. a party
c. a long way to go
d. an understanding

19. The man is departing.


a. The man is coming home.
b. The man is having a party.
c. The man is returning.
d. The man is leaving.

20. James told the clerk that he needed a pack of cigarettes.


a. James needed some matches.
b. James will buy some cigarettes.
c. James wants to see some cigarettes.
d. James saw some cigarettes in a package.

21. We have been here just 10 minutes.


a. We have been here only ten minutes.
b. We will be here for only ten minutes.
c. We won’t be here ten minutes.
d. We have to stay over ten minutes.

22. We eat a variety of vegetables every day.


a. We eat different kinds of vegetables daily.
b. We always eat the same vegetables.
c. We eat a vegetable with our meat every day.
d. We only eat one vegetable every day.

23. This wool is cheap.


a. This wool is thick.
b. This wool is dirty.
c. This wool is inexpensive.
d. This wool is light.

24. The drugstore is near the shoe shop.


a. It is inside the shoe shop.
b. It is above the shoe shop.
c. It is far from the shoe shop.
d. It is close to the shoe shop.

25. Ms. Vialobos flies occasionally.


a. She flew only one time.
b. She flies sometimes.
c. She flies frequently.
d. She never flies now.

26. The prisoner will be released from jail today.


a. He will be let out today.
b. He will be put in today.
c. He will stay in jail.
d. He’ll still be in jail in the morning.

27. How were you able to across the Atlantic Ocean in such a short time?
a. for $250.00
b. in the month of May
c. less than ten hours
d. by jet plane

28. What kind of job do you have in mind?


a. I’m quitting a job I don’ t like
b. I’m presently working in a bank.
c. I’m thinking about working in a bank.
d. I’m working at a job I like.

29. Would you like to revise this paper?


a. Yes, I would like to correct it.
b. Yes, I would like to destroy it.
c. Yes, I like the size of the paper.
d. Yes, I bought the paper to use here.

30. One of the many devices used by weathermen is the barometer. What
does a barometer measure?
a. rainfall
b. atmospheric pressure
c. temperature
d. wind velocity

31. The man asked his friend to make up her mind. What did he ask her to
do?
a. decide what she wanted
b. think about it
c. not to bother him
d. change her method

32. In a bank, one must be able to identify oneself.


a. One must prove who one is.
b. One must show that one has money.
c. One must write a check.
d. One must show the writer of the check.

33. Did you intend to do that?


a. Yes, it was a lucky accident.
b. Yes, I found out about it later.
c. Yes, it was a surprise to me.
d. Yes, I planned it carefully.

34. Irene wants to know the literal meaning of the word.


a. She wants to know the slang for the word.
b. She wants to know the special expression.
c. She wants to know the opposite meaning of it.
d. She wants to know the exact meaning of it.

35. The new bank is over on the other side of the town. Where is it?
a. in the center of town
b. across town
c. south of town
d. in another town

36. Fred has postponed his meeting with Bob.


a. They have already met.
b. They will not meet at all.
c. They will meet later.
d. They are meeting now.

37. John converted his money.


a. He exchanged his money.
b. He spent his money.
c. He lost his money.
d. He worked for his money.

38. Occasionally, John becomes irritated with his friends.


a. He picks his friends carefully.
b. He jokes with his friends.
c. He becomes annoyed with his friends.
d. He becomes annoyed with his friends.

39. Henry assumed responsibility for the class.


a. He took control.
b. He left the class.
c. He studied it.
d. He dismissed it.

40. The clerk will stack the boxes in the corner. What will he do with the
boxes?
a. paint them
b. ship them out
c. pile them up
d. count them

41. Joan picked out a dress.


a. She ironed it.
b. She chose it.
c. She made it.
d. She wore it.

42. Mrs. Moon went to the bank and cashed a check. What did she do?
a. She put money in the bank.
b. She made out a check.
c. She returned a check.
d. She got some money.

43. Joe said he’d like to go to the show but he doesn’t have enough money.
His roommate told him it would be okay, because the show is free.
a. Joe can’t go to the show.
b. Joe doesn’t need to buy a ticket.
c. Joe doesn’t want to go.
d. Joe needs money for the show.

44. How is Mr. Jones getting along in his new job?


a. His family is fine.
b. He’s feeling is well.
c. He’s doing fine.
d. He bought a car.

45. Mary will go along with the suggestion.


a. She will agree with the suggestion.
b. She will go there alone.
c. She will disagree with the suggestion.
d. She isn’t in favor of the suggestion.

46. The food was shiped yesterday. What happened to the food?
a. It was sent off.
b. It was wet.
c. It was eaten.
d. It was inspected.
47. He could feel the plane vibrating. What was the plane doing?
a. descending
b. shaking
c. climbing
d. rolling

48. We do not object the food in the mess hall.


a. We don’t mind it.
b. We do not want it.
c. We will do without it.
d. We are arguing about it.

49. He said he would pick me up in his truck.


a. He said he would get a used truck.
b. He told me he would call for me in his truck.
c. He told me he would sell his truck.
d. He said I should call him up.

50. The weather was cloudy yesterday morning. But it cleared up last night.
a. The weather got worse yesterday.
b. The clouds went away last night.
c. It was cloudy last night.
d. It was clear yesterday.

51. Frank couldn’t afford to get a new car.


a. He couldn’t get interested in a new car.
b. He couldn’t decide about getting a new car.
c. He didn’t have enough money to get a new car.
d. He didn’t want to get a new car.

52. The mechanic removed part of the engine. What did he do to the engine?
a. He exchanged it.
b. He took out some of it.
c. He moved the engine.
d. He repaired a section of it.

53. Why does Jane have goose bumps?


a. because she is angry
b. because she is cold
c. because she is tired
d. because she is warm

54. Jack mistrusts his roommate.


a. He fights with his roommate.
b. He doubts his roommate’s honesty.
c. He admires his roommate.
d. He gets along with his roommate.

55. Johnny went away to hide. Why did he go away?


a. so everybody would follow him
b. so he could finish some business
c. so he could visit his friends
d. so nobody would find him

56. Please fasten the two parts.


a. hurry them
b. attach them
c. hear them
d. separate them

57. W: I hear that Lt. Winters is joining you.


M: Yes. What kind of person do you think he is?
Q: What does the man want to know about Lt Winters?
a. who his parents are
b. where he is coming from
c. if he has good character
d. when he is expected to arrive

58. W: What did you tell them?


M: That the situation is critical.
Q: What does the man mean?
a. Something funny is happening.
b. There is a severe problem.
c. Something strange is happening.
d. There is nothing to talk about.

59. W: Jack, will you please switch on the light?


M: Certainly, Mary. I’ll be glad to.
Q: What will Jack do?
a. He will turn the light on.
b. He will change the light bulb.
c. He will move the light.
d. He will install a new switch on the light.

60. M: This needs three twenty-cents stamps.


W: Okay, here is sixty cents.
Q: Where does this conversation take place?
a. in a bank
b. in a bus station
c. in a library
d. in a post office

61. M: John told me you were 30 years old.


W: He gave you false information.
Q: What is the woman saying about John?
a. He is older than she is.
b. He often talks to her.
c. He did not tell the truth.
d. He wasn’t sure what to say.
62. M: Do you want to go to the cafeteria for lunch?
W: I can’t. I haven’t got a cent.
Q: What did the woman mean?
a. She is not hungry.
b. She won’t have to buy her lunch.
c. She has no money.
d. She does not like the cafeteria.

63. W: This restaurant is very crowded.


M: I know. But there is a reservation for us.
Q: What did the man mean?
a. Places are being saved for them.
b. Large crowds don’t bother them.
c. A special meal is being prepared for them.
d. There is a crowd there to greet them.

64. W: Does your father manufacture the radio?


M: Yes, he does.
Q: What does his father do?
a. He sells radios.
b. He trades radios.
c. He buys radios.
d. He makes radios.

65. W: Did you use 4 books in your class?


M: Yes, I did at first and then I eliminated one.
Q: How many books does the man use now?
a. 5
b. 4
c. 3
d. 1

66. M What happened to your coat?


W: It wore out.
Q: What did the woman mean?
a. Her coat got lost.
b. Her coat got stolen.
c. Her coat got dirty.
d. Her coat got old.

67. I get paid twice a month. I receive my pay .


a. one time a month
b. two times a month
c. once every ten days
d. every weekend

68. The volcano emits smoke.


a. mixes
b. draws
c. takes in
d. sends out
69. Help me work out this math problem.
a. exercise
b. read
c. solve
d. write

70. Dave: Did they get any cigarettes there?


Alan: Yes, they got .
a. any
b. some
c. much
d. nothing

71. Was Jamie studying when the phone rang?


a. No, she is.
b. No, she was.
c. Yes, she was.
d. Yes, she will.

72. Are there any other boys in Don’s family? Yes, he .


a. has two brothers
b. is the only child
c. has one sister
d. has a grandmother

73. Select the correct sentence.


a. The house to me belongs.
b. The house belongs to me.
c. The house me belongs to.
d. To me belongs the house.

74. Dora took off her coat. Why did she take it off?
a. She wanted to wear it.
b. She was too warm.
c. She wanted to find it.
d. She was too cold.

75. She prepares breakfast for and her husband.


a. himself
b. hers
c. she
d. herself

76. If a man doesn’t eat, he will die eventually.


a. right away
b. forever
c. instantly
d. sooner or later
77. The compass needle will spin around when an airplane flies over the North
Pole.
a. turn
b. stop
c. jump
d. skip

78. They have a great deal of ambition. They have ambition.


a. a worthwhile
b. a lot of
c. very little
d. some

79. You can call for your new name tag in a couple of days.
a. write
b. see
c. visit
d. get

80. They go to the club last night.


a. couldn’t
b. won’t
c. shouldn’t
d. can’t

81. John saw the accident. The accident by John.


a. is seen
b. seeing
c. had seen
d. was seen

82. Select the correct sentence.


a. Man had to learn of ocean currents the effects.
b. Of currents ocean man had to learn the effects.
c. Man had to learn the effects of ocean currents.
d. The effects man had to learn of ocean currents.

83. Why don’t you use your head when you drive?
a. think
b. be quick
c. use your eyesight
d. use your hat

84. The headlines are printed in .


a. ordinary type
b. small type
c. large type
d. little letters

85. He requested permission from the officer.


a. received
b. asked for
c. gave
d. looked for

86. He’s such a poor driver; it’ll be a wonder if he arrives without an accident. If
he gets in without an accident, it’ll be .
a. a good thing
b. an enjoyable thing
c. a surprising thing
d. a bad thing

87. John must leave at once.


a. later
b. at any time
c. right away
d. sometime

88. Not much about the matter since that time.


a. to say
b. is saying
c. has been said
d. have to say

89. Mr. Brown enjoys at the lake.


a. swimming
b. to swim
c. to swimming
d. for swimming

90. The clerk had the telephone out of the room.


a. take
b. took
c. taken
d. taking

91. We will visit them today because we have not them in three
months.
a. saw
b. seen
c. see
d. to see

92. If a wire has a rubber covering, it is .


a. inoculated
b. immobile
c. immaterial
d. insulated

93. When you are against an idea, you .


a. oppose it
b. agree with it
c. don’t understand it
d. are trying it
94. They told us to stick to it.
a. stop making noise
b. listen very carefully
c. stay with the job
d. help with the work

95. If John hadn’t known how to swim, he have drowned when the
boat sank.
a. did
b. might
c. must
d. should

96. I am tired reading. Let’s go for a walk.


a. to
b. of
c. by
d. for

97. The animal died because it was underfed and .


a. overworked
b. underway
c. overcooked
d. undercover

98. We are going to have a meeting at noon. Can you ?


a. make it
b. do it
c. succeed it
d. go it

99. When you loosen this nut, it will .


a. be tightened
b. come off
c. crack
d. stay tight

100. Roberto is not the kind of man work.


a. had avoided
b. avoiding
c. to avoid
d. avoids
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1. The student who arrived yesterday walks very rapidly. How does he walk?
straight
well
slowly
fast

2. Bob and Bill are getting together for lunch. What will Bob do?
eat Bill’s lunch
eat lunch alone
do Bill’s work for him
eat lunch with Bill

3. John is a safe driver.


He is a slow driver.
He is a careful driver.
He drives cheerfully.
He drives carelessly.

4. This hat fits me alright. I’ll take it.


It is the wrong size.
It is too tight.
It is the right size.
It is bright.

5. John considers his work a pleasure.


He likes it.
It worries him.
He missed it.
It bores him.

6. Mrs. Jones saw a light in a distance.


She saw a light nearby.
She saw a light far away.
She saw a light next door.
She saw a light in the hall.

7. She took off her coat.


She removed her coat.
She bought her coat.
She held her coat.
She sold her coat.

8. The instructor broke his microphone.


He could not see his notes.
He could not lift the box.
He could not broadcast his voice.
He could not show pictures.

9. The movie will begin at three o’clock.


It will start at 3 o’clock.
It will be over at 3 o’clock.
It will close at 3 o’clock.
It will continue at 3 o’clock.

10. When we went on the picnic, we participated in many games.


We watched the games.
We played the games.
We got tired of them.
We took pictures of them.

11. Thad is feeling pretty good. How does he feel?


sleepy
hungry
hot
fine

12. Each of the boys has a separate room. What does each boy have?
a small room
an air-conditioned room
a room of his own
a room with a partition

13. The cable was concealed in back of engine. Where was the cable hidden?
on top of the engine
in front of the engine
behind the engine
on the left side of the engine

14. Joe will be gone for an extended period of time. How long will he be gone?
for a few days
for a day only
for a short period of time
for a long period of time

15. Where is a person’s neck?


between his foot and his leg
between his hand and his arm
between his legs and his back
between his shoulders and his head.

16. This student works independently of others. How does he work?


with the cooperation of others
with no assistance
without stopping
with consideration for others

17. How far do you have to go to get to work?


It’s about a ten-minute drive.
I always walk to work.
I go to work by car.
I ride to work with Bill.

18. Lt. Lee sent his sister a letter.


He mailed a letter.
His sister gave him a letter.
He didn’t write a letter.
He called his sister.

19. The instructor wrote the instructions on the blackboard. The students
wrote them in their notebooks. What did the students write in their
notebooks?
instructor’s name
blackboard
instructions
notebooks

20. His name immediately came into my mind.


I did not know his name.
I remembered what he looked like.
I suddenly remembered his name.
I couldn’t say his name.

21. The second part of the plan is essential.


It’s complete.
It’s necessary.
It’s confusing.
It’s optional.

22. The cat must stay out.


The cat cannot come down.
The cat cannot come in.
The cat cannot come across.
The cat cannot come around.

23. We ran into a lot of traffic at the airport.


We encountered traffic.
We did not see any traffic.
We glanced at the traffic.
We passed the traffic.

24. Mr. Smith has to go to the bank today.


He could go today.
He may go today.
He must go today.
He won’t go today.

25. Bill wealth is broke. What’s his problem?


He doesn’t have any fun.
He doesn’t have any friends.
He doesn’t have any money.
He doesn’t have any education.

26. John saw a friend in town last night. What did John see?
a train
a movie
a person
a plane

27. The instructor was illustrating the new method. What was he doing?
a. He was finding fault with it.
b. He was supporting it.
c. He was reading and writing about it.
d. He was explaining it with pictures.

28. Jim doesn’t like to eat alone in a restaurant.


He enjoys eating vegetables.
He enjoys eating with friends.
He enjoys eating by himself.
He enjoys eating a snack.

29. The instructor said, “I can hardly hear you.” What did the instructor mean?
You are speaking too loudly.
You are not speaking.
You are speaking roughly.
You are not speaking loudly enough.

30. As soon as we arrived, the rain began to fall. When did it start raining?
before we arrived
when we arrived
immediately before out arrival
an hour after we arrived

31. Would you like to revise this paper?


Yes, I would like to correct it.
Yes, I would like to destroy it.
Yes, I like the size of the paper.
Yes, I bought the paper to use here.
32. The clock is attached to the wall. Where is the clock?
away from the wall
hanging on the wall
inside the wall
on top of the wall

33. Joe wants to glance at the materials in the store. What does he want to
do?
buy something
handle the materials
test the materials
have a quick look at the materials

34. Major Marcum guided the discussion. What did he do?


He spoke more than anyone else.
He recorded the discussion.
He directed the discussion.
He kept people outside the room.

35. Did you intend to do that?


Yes, it was a lucky accident.
Yes, I found out about it later.
Yes, it was a surprise to me.
Yes, I planned it carefully.

36. The weather is worse today.


The weather’s about the same.
The weather’s a little better.
The weather hasn’t changed.
The weather isn’t so good today.

37. Since the time of World War One, incredible progress has been made in
the development and production of this weapon.
The progress is small.
The progress is as expected.
No progress has been made since World War I.
The progress is almost unbelievable.

38. I was talking to John when Paul cut in.


I interrupted John and Paul.
John was impolite.
Paul interrupted us.
John interrupted us.

39. The instructor wrote a problem on the chalkboard and asked a student to
work it out.
The instructor asked the student to present a problem.
The student was asked to solve the problem.
The student asked the instructor to take the problem out.
The instructor wanted the problem to remain unsolved.
40. He put the money in a slot. Where did he put it?
in a large box
in a narrow hole
in a small bag
in a strong safe

41. The student found out about the trip yesterday. What happened
yesterday?
The student learned about the trip.
The student forgot about the trip.
The student was worried about the trip.
The student didn’t think about the trip.

42. The store put a number of things on sale. What did they do?
put them outside
lowered the prices
kept prices the same
stopped selling

43. Virginia’s husband has an excellent position with the government.


He has excellent poise.
He is in good physical condition.
He has a good job.
He is an excellent employee.

44. Dave told us to bring the sports equipment. What did Dave tell us to bring?
the bats and the balls
the tickets for the games
the baseball team
the sports instructor

45. Harvey and May met accidentally.


a. They had a car accident.
b. They had an appointment.
c. They had to go to a meeting.
d. They met unexpectedly

46. George is going sailing. What is he going to do?


a. He is going for a boat ride.
b. He is going to sell a boat.
c. He is going to a sale.
d. He is going to look at some cars.

47. After a while, Judy realized the mistake.


a. She forgot all about it.
b. She tried to describe it.
c. She became aware of it.
d. She stopped talking about it.

48. I am looking forward to meeting him.


I can meet him later.
I met him before.
I am looking for him.
I am eager to meet him.

49. How long does it take to go from San Antonia to Chicago?


by bus, car, train, or plane
It’s about 1100 miles.
It’s a long distance between them.
about a day and a half by car

50. The soldier worked in transportation and supply. What did his job involve?
logistics
personnel
administration
statistics

51. It began to drizzle soon after we landed.


It started to rain.
The wind began to blow.
It became foggy.
It started to snow.

52. Someone walked away with our new book. What happened to the book?
It was printed.
It was sold.
It was stolen.
It was signed.

53. Beatrice found many unusual shells.


She was walking .
on the highway
in the forest
in the desert
on the beach

54. Jane is burning the midnight oil. What is she doing?


She’s coming home early every night.
She’s studying until late every night.
She’s watching television late at night.
She’s going to bed early every night.

55. John is careful and hard working.


He is .
stubborn
ignorant
inconsiderate
diligent

56. Mr. Kirk has a great deal of influence at this school. What can Mr. Kirk do?
cook good food
spend lots of money
learn English easily
ensure that his ideas are used
57. W: What did you buy?
M: Some clothes.
Q: What did the man buy?
something to eat
something to wear
something to drink
something to smoke

58. M: What are you going to do this afternoon?


W: I am going to a movie.
Q: What is the woman going to do?
get something to eat
see a motion picture
go shopping
visit some friends

59. W: I am sorry, sir, but you can’t go in.


M: But I have an official pass.
Q: Why this man thinks he should be allowed to enter?
He is an officer.
He works in the building.
He has permission from someone in authority.
He thinks his reason for entering is very important.

60. W: Jack, will you please switch on the light?


M: Certainly, Mary, I’ll be glad to.
Q: What will Jack do?
He will turn the light on.
He will change the light bulb.
He will move the light.
He will install a new switch on the ligh

61. W: Did you begin in November?


M: Yes, and I finished in one month.
Q: When did the man finish?
January
June
October
December

62. W: What would you like to eat?


M: Anything will be all right.
Q: What did the man say?
He doesn’t care what he eats.
He doesn’t want to eat.
He wants very little to eat.
He will eat a lot.

63. M: What are the children doing?


W: They are listening to a story.
Q: What are the children listening to?
a song
a poem
a lesson
a tale

64. W: Claude seems very proud of his latest painting.


M: Yes, he has it on display in the art gallery.
Q: What is Claude doing with his painting?
He is exhibiting it.
He is painting it.
He is hiding it.
He is disposing of it.

65. W: Where should we meet tomorrow? I think this corner would be good.
M: I was going to say the post office. But now I think we’d better meet right
here.
Q: Where will the man and the woman probably meet?
on the base
at the office
on the corner
at the post office

66. W: What are you waiting for?


M: She forgot to bring me a fork.
Q: What is he getting ready to do?
a. leave
b. dictate a letter
c. pay the bill
d. eat

67. The teacher asked us to stand up. What did he ask us to do?
a. open out books
b. do another exercise
c. stay after class
d. get to our feet

68. The sign told us of a road hazard ahead. It told us about .


a. a place to eat
b. a place to sleep
c. a dangerous place
d. the distance to town

69. When water is boiled, it changes to .


a. vapor
b. waves
c. liquid
d. solid
70. Charles: Can you understand English well yet?
Sherry: No, but I’m trying more.
a. of learning
b. for learning
c. to learn
d. for learn

71. The policeman said to the student, “ .”


a. The post office just around the corner is
b. Just around the corner the post office is
c. Is just around the corner the post office
d. The post office is just around the corner

72. All children in the world need love from their parents. Not only do
need it, but also deserve it.
a. it, it
b. he, they
c. they, they
d. we, she

73. Cotton is the principal product of this state.


a. secondary
b. main
c. unpopular
d. cheap

74. An overall view of a city is a .


a. pleasant view
b. nice view
c. specific view
d. general view

75. Hurry up; we’re already .


a. early
b. fast
c. late
d. slow

76. If I had enough money, I a camera.


a. have bought
b. would buy
c. will buy
d. had bought

77. Did you read all the lessons that Mr. Long ?
a. assigned
b. will assign
c. assigns
d. been assigned

78. Dr. Miller said, “Why don’t you wait here until he ?”
a. come
b. comes
c. will come
d. is coming

79. We enjoyed .
a. our visit to the zoo very much
b. our visit very much to the zoo
c. very much to the zoo our visit
d. to the zoo our visit very much

80. Do you mind if I take Mary home?


a. Do you want to take Mary home?
b. Do you have any objections if I take Mary home?
c. Do you care to take Mary home?
d. Does Mary want to go home with you?

81. Man: Do you have any single rooms for less than thirty dollars?
Woman: No, we haven’t, but you’ll find these rooms comfortable. They all
have new TV sets.
Man: Well, I’ll take one.
According to this dialog, which statement is true?
a. All rooms are less than thirty dollars.
b. He is getting a room without a TV set.
c. He doesn’t want a single room.
d. He will get a room.

82. In general, the weather is good. The weather is .


a. sometimes good
b. too good
c. seldom clear
d. usually good

83. We used to go to the movies frequently. We went there .


a. sometimes
b. often
c. without missing one
d. once in a while

84. The white book on the table is .


a. us
b. them
c. ours
d. their

85. The passengers on the plane are relaxed.


a. arguing
b. tense
c. at ease
d. taxed
86. He’s such a poor driver that it’ll be a wonder if he arrives without an
accident. Should he get in without an accident, it’ll be .
a. a good thing
b. an enjoyable thing
c. a surprising thing
d. a bad thing

87. You will learn more if you attention.


a. make
b. have
c. do
d. pay

88. My new instructor, Miss Clark, gave me a book .


a. read
b. reading
c. to read
d. to reading

89. Cadet Moore to go home before ten tonight.


a. is liking
b. had like
c. would like
d. could like

90. I will probably eat my lunch before I leave.


a. want to
b. should
c. will likely
d. must

91. The man asked, “Do you have any used tires for sale?”
The clerk said, “I’m sorry; we just sold the last one.”
a. The store is out of them now.
b. The store has a lot of them now.
c. The clerk is selling the last one now.
d. The store doesn’t carry used tires.

92. Some of the most spectacular discoveries since the beginning of the
twentieth century are in the field of medicine. Should progress in this field
continue at the present rate, it is probable that the life expectancy of the
individual by the year 2000 AD will be more than 100 years.
According to this paragraph, .
a. no medical discoveries were made until the beginning of the twentieth
century
b. medical science has made a great deal of progress since the beginning
of the twentieth century
c. by the beginning of the twenty-first century everyone can expect to live to
be one hundred year old
d. presently no one lives to be one hundred years of age
93. After for many hours, he finally understood the lesson.
a. study
b. studies
c. studied
d. having studied

94. Will you please open the desk ?


a. cage
b. key
c. handle
d. drawer

95. Paul usually works on Fridays. Frank.


a. So does
b. Neither does
c. Either does
d. So too

96. you meet us at the flight line?


a. Have
b. Ought to
c. Couldn’t
d. Maybe

97. I am tired reading. Let’s go for a walk.


a. to
b. of
c. by
d. for

98. The student has gone back to his country for good.
a. for the time being
b. for health
c. permanently
d. in a hurry

99. The company had to go through a lot of red tape to get its plans approved.
a. bureaucratic procedures
b. angry protests by workers
c. quick preliminary meetings
d. unexpected cost increases

100. The snow covered the ground. The snow .


a. was very heavy
b. made the ground dry
c. caused the ground to harden
d. hid the ground
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1. A new car will cost 8,000 dollars or higher. How much will the car cost?
only $8,000
less than $8,000
$8,000 or more
just $8,000

2. The student who arrived walks very rapidly. How does he walk?
straight
well
slowly
fast

3. Which of these would you keep in a tank?


gasoline
clothes
dirt
bread

4. James selected a book.


She read a book.
She found a book.
She sold a book.
She chose a book.

5. This is not the right road.


This is the long road.
This is the wrong road.
This is not the wrong road.
This is not the left road.

6. The weather will clear up.


It will get worse.
It will get better.
It will get dark.
It will get wet.

7. John takes a shower daily. What does he take?


a shave
a bath
a movie
a shampoo
8. The movie will begin at three o’clock.
It will start at 3 o’clock.
It will be over at 3 o’clock.
It will close at 3 o’clock.
It will continue at 3 o’clock

9. When we went on a picnic, we participated in many games.


We watched the games.
We played the games.
We got tired of them.
We took pictures of them.

10. Sally wanted to know what the box contained. What did she want to know?
what was next to box
what was under the box
what was on the box
what was in the box

11. John came to class on time.


He was late.
He was in class for one hour.
He left class early.
He was not late.

12. The tailor said, “I don’t think this coat needs any alterations.” What did the
tailor mean by “alterations?”
trousers
buttons
pockets
changes

13. Did you bother Mr. James when you called?


No, I’m not his sister.
No, I haven’t seen him.
No, he’s home in the evening.
No, I didn’t disturb him.

14. The clerk said, “There are only three rooms available in the hotel.” What did
the clerk mean?
There were reservations for three rooms.
Three rooms were ready to be used.
Three people were at the hotel.
There were three clerks at the hotel.

15. What kind of vehicle did you use?


I used a pencil.
I used a car.
I used water.
I used gas.

16. We contacted our friends. What did we do?


We joined them.
We communicated with them.
We agreed with them.
We employed them.

17. Headquarters is next to the lab building.


It is across from the lab building.
It is beside the lab building.
It is under the lab building.
It is above the lab building.

18. We invited him to our home and he accepted.


He will come.
He won’t come.
He invited us.
We won’t go home.

19. Rick spent a great deal of time in the South. How much time did he spend
there?
None.
A little time.
A lot of time.
Very little time.

20. The truck was washed by the mechanic.


The mechanic looked at the truck.
The truck was repaired by the mechanic.
The truck was cleaned by the mechanic.
The mechanic drove the truck.

21. Gail said, “Remember your appointment with the doctor.” What did Gail
want me to remember?
to call the doctor
to write to the doctor
to go see the doctor
to find out about the doctor

22. The box is aluminum.


It is too heavy.
It is dirty.
You can see through it.
It is made of light metal.

23. Walter spends an hour each day in physical training. What does Walter do?
He takes physical training every hour.
He goes to class for one hour.
He can’t stand it physically.
He takes physical training every day.

24. How were you able to cross the Atlantic Ocean in such a short time?
for $250.00
in the month of May
less than 20 hours
by jet plane

25. John borrowed a pencil from Paul.


John hid Paul’s pencil.
John is using Paul’s pencil.
John likes Paul’s pencil very much.
John and Paul kept the pencil.

26. What was the result of the accident?


Jon fixed it.
John was hurt.
Jon brought it.
John was driving.

27. John took a vacation. What did he take?


medicine for his sickness
a business trip
time away from his work
a college course

28. Mr. Long said, “I haven’t seen Tom since the day before yesterday.” When
was the last time that Mr. Long saw Tom?
yesterday
a week ago
two days ago
four days ago

29. The airmen decided to have their party at the club where they would have
more space for dancing. Where would they have more space?
the airmen
for dancing
to have their party
at the club

30. We were on a tour when the accident happened. What were we doing
when the accident happened?
making a turn
building a tower
taking a trip
getting off the bus

31. He was given an order to report to the office. What was he given?
an argument
a command
a form
a report

32. Major Marcum guided the discussion. What did he do?


He spoke more than anyone else.
He recorded the discussion.
He directed the discussion.
He kept people outside the room.
33. The children cooked their supper tonight. I didn’t help them.
Supper was prepared by my wife.
My wife and I prepared the supper.
The children can’t cook at all.
The children did all the work.

34. James is an efficient worker.


He supervises other workers.
He does unsatisfactory work.
He does his work quickly and well.
He complains a lot.

35. I don’t know whether he will come.


I don’t know if he will come.
I don’t know why he will come.
I don’t know when he will come.
I don’t know how he will come.

36. Harry made up his mind in a hurry.


He hurried and made a mistake.
He decided in a hurry.
He forgot because he hurried.
He couldn’t decide to hurry.
37. You’d better hurry. It’s sprinkling a little now.
It’s getting a little late.
It’s beginning to rain.
There are a few seats left.
It’s sleeting.

38. The instructions on the bulletin board told all personnel to turn in their
weapons.
Everyone had to change their weapons.
All of them were issued new weapons.
They must return the weapons.
All of them had to clean their weapons.

39. That student has a negative attitude.


He is lying down.
He is in poor health.
He failed the test.
He doesn’t cooperate.

40. The clerk will stack the boxes in the corner. What will he do with the boxes?
paint them
ship them out
pile them up
count them

41. How is Mr. Jones getting along in his new job?


His family is fine.
He’s feeling well.
He’s doing fine.
He bought a car.

42. Who can use the public library?


anybody
somebody
no one
another one

43. The story was accurate.


It was hard to read.
It was misleading.
It was funny.
It was correct.

44. The instructor wanted to leave out the new subject.


He wanted to review the new subject.
He wanted to begin the new subject.
He wanted to include the new subject.
He wanted to omit the new subject.

45. The restaurant is across from the public library.


The restaurant is opposite the library.
The restaurant is around the corner fro the library.
The restaurant is across town from the library.
The restaurant is at the other end of the library.

46. Annette said she got a new filling yesterday. What did she get?
her car filled with gasoline
groceries at the supermarket
some money from her bank
a cavity filled by the dentist

47. We are having a thunder shower. What are we having?


a storm
a bath
a harvest day
a sunny day

48. The hotel manager said that Jim would operator the elevator today. What
will Jim do?
He will use the elevator.
He will run the elevator.
He will repair the elevator.
He will study the elevator.

49. Why did the welder use goggles?


to protect his feet
to protect his hands
to protect his hearing
to protect his sight
50. Since his illness, he can’t do any heavy work.
He can’t work at all.
He can’t do any lifting.
He can’t do any sitting.
He can’t work at night.

51. Why don’t you knock it off?


Please, stop talking.
Figure it out.
Speak louder.
Please, move it.

52. Did Anna complain about her trip?


Yes, she finished the trip a week ago.
Yes, she said she didn’t like the food or the people.
No, she went both ways by boat
No, she had many suitcases with her.

53. He got grease all over his shirt. What was on his shirt?
a lubricant
hair
dirt
battery acid

54. John glanced at his wrist watch. What did he do?


He shook the watch with his hand.
He examined it carefully.
He took a quick look at it.
He set the hands to the correct time.

55. Mr. Reed is a blacksmith in our town.


He makes iron shoes for horses
He paints automobiles black.
He repairs radios and TV’s.
He mixes sand and gravel for cement.

56. John is careful and hard working.


He is .
stubborn
ignorant
inconsiderate
diligent

57. W: What’s the problem?


M: The water in this pipe is frozen.
Q: How did this happen?
It got too hot.
It ran out too fast.
It got too cold.
It is not pure.
58. W: I don’t know what that means?
M: You should use a dictionary.
Q: What does the man want the woman to use?
a special book
a ruler
good manners
a pair of glasses

59. W: Is the machine ready to run?


M: Almost. It still needs fuel.
Q: What does the machine need?
a source of energy
a steering device
a job to do
a way of stopping

60. M: Who is going to serve the food?


W: Robert is.
Q: What is Robert going to do?
get the food from the store
take the food to the kitchen
put the food on the table
remove the food from the table

61. M: The car needs gas, oil and water.


W: Just put in gas.
Q: What is the woman telling the man?
to put gas in first
to put gas in , but nothing else
to put in oil and water, but not gas
to put oil in the water

62. M: What are you waiting for?


W: For you to apologize.
Q: What does she expect the man to do?
introduce her
tell her he is sorry
leave the room
open the door for her

63. W: What started all this?


M: There was something highly flammable in the back room.
Q: What are they talking about?
a storm
a regulation
a fire
a fight

64. M: What do you want to know?


W: The purpose of all this.
Q: What does the woman want to know?
She wants to know the cost
She wants to know the cause
She wants to know the answer.
She wants to know the reason.

65. W: Waiter. I ordered a steak well done.


M: I will take it back and have it cooked some more.
Q: Why this meat needed to be cooked longer?
because it was rare
because it was frozen
because it was spoiled
because it was cooked

66. M: What happened to your coat?


W: It wore out.
Q: What did the woman mean?
Her coat got lost.
Her coat got stolen.
Her coat got dirty.
Her coat got old.

67. A thermostat maintains and the room temperature.


a. regulates
b. causes
c. requires
d. installs

68. People who are interested in fashion like to read about .


a. food
b. clothes
c. entertainment
d. furniture

69. Select the correct sentence.


a. The gas tank will 16 gallons hold.
b. The gas tank 16 gallons will hold.
c. The gas tank will hold 16 gallons.
d. The 16 gallons gas tank will hold.

70. Ed: How long has Mr. Rivers studied English?


Tom: He for one month.
a. studies
b. is studying
c. will study
d. has been studying

71. My roommate speaks Spanish and English, but I speak only English.
a. My roommate speaks only English.
b. Both my roommate and I speak Spanish.
c. I speak Spanish, but my roommate doesn’t.
d. Both of us speak English.

72. Joe: How long did it take you to find the money?
Tom: Oh! I found it .
a. quick
b. more quick
c. quickly
d. quicklier

73. The blue car drove though the gate ahead of the colonel’s car.
a. to cut in on
b. close to
c. in front of
d. in between

74. The fuel supply was adequate.


a. too little
b. sufficient
c. adjusted
d. reduced

75. The compass needle will spin around when a airplane flies over the North
Pole.
a. turn
b. stop
c. jump
d. skip

76. Ask Mr. Miller me back later.


a. to call
b. calling
c. called
d. calls

77. The man was his dinner.


a. eaten
b. eat
c. ate
d. eating

78. Please the glasses with water.


a. have filled up
b. filling up
c. will fill
d. fill up

79. Place the trash in a suitable container.


a. new
b. proper
c. several
d. selected
80. The instructor will bring up a new subject at the meeting.
a. continue
b. recall
c. record
d. introduce

81. The class was bored with the movie. They were .
a. glad to be there
b. happy to see it
c. not interested in it
d. confused with it

82. Jeff’s plane just left the airport. He’s heading west over the Rocky
Mountains toward California.

In what direction is his plane traveling?


a. to the south
b. to the west
c. to the east
d. to the north

83. The clerk tried to sell another pair of trousers.


a. him
b. his
c. he
d. hers

84. you mind closing the window?


a. May
b. Would
c. Could
d. If

85. The sunshine feels good me.


a. to
b. for
c. with
d. into

86. John a course in American history this semester.


a. ma be taken
b. is taken
c. is taking
d. have taken
87. I would have visited him, if I time.
a. had had
b. have
c. am having
d. will have

88. It is obvious that the plane is in trouble.


a. It is easy to see that something is wrong.
b. It looks like the flight is smooth.
c. It doesn’t look like anything is wrong.
d. There may be trouble later.

89. Jim knew it was not safe to drive his car with ice on the windshield, so on a
very cold morning he removed the ice before getting into the car. He then
warmed up the engine prior to driving off to work on the base.
According to this paragraph, .
a. it was necessary for Jim to take precautions before driving his car
b. Jim knew it wasn’t safe to work on the base when the weather was cold
c. he removed the ice from the windshield by warming up the engine
d. he needed to do some work on the base before starting his car

90. Silver, for instance, is a good conductor.


a. for a moment
b. for example
c. instantly
d. for necessity

91. Tom said his boss read him the riot act.
a. gave him a raise
b. read his report
c. reprimanded him
d. had him arrested

92. Food spoils if it is not in a refrigerator.


a. easy
b. easily
c. ease
d. easing

93. Mary has decided to take up art.


a. collect
b. picture
c. teach
d. study

94. Anna: Would you please switch the plates?


Carl: Certainly, I’ll .
a. exchange them
b. turn them over
c. break them
d. clean them

95. that a hurricane was headed towards the coast, the


honeymooners were forced to change their final destination.
a. For the purpose
b. In the event
c. In the hope
d. Due to the fact

96. Would you mind the door?


a. closing
b. closed
c. close
d. to have closed

97. The eagle has been admired by man throughout the ages. Its likeness has
been the emblem of many governments. In real life, the eagle is actually a
bird of prey that lives off of small animals.
According to this paragraph, the eagle .
a. eats other animals
b. is just an emblem
c. has a very long life
d. is protected by governments

98. He is looking for a permanent job.


a. a temporary
b. a well-paying
c. an exciting
d. a lasting

99. The class is made up students from many different countries.


a. with
b. from
c. in
d. of

100. What time will flight 708 from New York ?


a. get over
b. get in
c. get up
d. get by

056
1. Jennifer wants to mail a package. Where should she go?
to the store
to the bank
to the post office
to the police station

2. What does a man use for shaving?


a knife
scissors
a razor
a comb

3. Be sure to use the proper forms. Which forms should be used?


the long ones
the correct ones
the usual ones
the revised ones

4. Joe is at the store. He wants to go back to his room. It is necessary for him
to walk 12 blocks. How far is it from the store to Joe’s room?
at the room
very tired
12 blocks
in the store

5. Is this your favorite?


Yes, I like it best.
Yes, it won’t work.
Yes, it’s very hot.
Yes, I don’t want it.

6. Each night I read fifty pages in my book. When do I read my book?


every night
every other night
twice a week
once a week

7. Who studies the weather?


an engineer
a chemist
a meteorologist
a physiologist

8. Thad’s feeling pretty good. How does he feel?


sleepy
hungry
hot
fine

9. This magazine is very different from that one.


They are the same.
They look alike.
They are similar.
They are not similar.
10. Smoking in the classroom is prohibited.
Smoking is permitted.
Smoking is not allowed.
Smoking is encouraged.
Smoking is safe.

11. The pilot of an aircraft must concentrate on his fling.


He must do all his flying at once.
He should be taken off flying every year.
He must give all of his attention to flying.
He must relax his attention when flying.

12. Tell Smith to call me back. What should Smith do?


return my visit
make me come back
return my phone call
write me soon

13. Mr. James asked John, “Do you have a local bank account?” What did Mr.
James want to know?
if John had money in a bank
if John could count money
if the bank was open
if the account was for Mr. James

14. The bus arrived at exactly three o’clock. When did the bus arrive?
approximately 1500 hours
at 1500 hours
about 3:10
5 minutes before 3 o’clock

15. The airmen decided to have their party at the club where they would have
more space for dancing. Where would they have more space?
the airmen
for dancing
to have their party
at the club

16. I took the tire to the service station and had the mechanic inflate it. What
did the mechanic do?
He refilled my tank.
He filled the tire with air.
He patched the tire.
He removed the tire.

17. Frank notified his employer. What did Frank do?


He played a joke.
He went out for a long lunch.
He told his employer something.
He asked his employer for more money.

18. We will provide you with pencil and paper.


We’ll buy pencils and paper from you.
We will take up your pencils and paper.
You must bring pencils and paper.
We will give you pencils and paper.
19. We have been here just ten minutes.
We have been here only ten minutes.
We will be here for only ten minutes.
We won’t be here then minutes.
We have to stay over ten minutes.

20. Mr. Brown always rides the bus to work.


He never works on the bus.
He seldom rides the bus.
He often drives to work.
He uses the bus all the time.

21. My socks have disappeared.


They are lost.
They have become old and worn.
They are on the table.
They have changed colors.

22. She has not seen the doctor yet.


She has already seen him.
She has prescription.
She is still waiting.
She is already well.

23. David takes part in all kinds of activities.


He practices only certain types of activities.
He participates in many types of activities.
He enjoys keeping away from activities.
He dislikes various kinds of activities.

24. You’ll soon have an opportunity to speak English.


It’s a good practice to speak English.
You’ll have a chance to speak English.
You’ll learn English quickly.
You won’t have any occasion to speak English.

25. The manager will employ students from the university.


He will fire the students.
He will educate the students.
He will give jobs to the students.
He will help the students find books.

26. The firemen rescued the two men from the burning house.
He brought them to safety.
He arrested the two men.
He gave them advice.
He couldn’t reach the house.

27. The liquid in this container is flammable.


The liquid will burn easily.
The liquid will not burn.
The liquid will explode.
The liquid is not dangerous.

28. Why do some women wear perfume?


It good.
looks
tastes
smells
sounds

29. Mr. Long liked the cartoons in the evening newspaper. What were they?
headlines
drawings
stories
news

30. There is a large hole in the table cloth. What is the matter with the cloth?
It has a big torn place in it.
It is in a big, cold place.
It is very dirty.
It just doesn’t fit the table.

31. He was given an order to report to the office. What was he given?
an argument
a command
a form
a report

32. The student relies on his dictionary. What does he do?


talks about it
writes on it
depends on it
doesn’t use it

33. He collected all the empty cans. What did he do?


He separated them.
He left them out.
He picked them up.
He inspected them.

34. Tom asked the clerk, “How much are eggs?” What should the clerk say?
They are 55 cents a dozen.
There are twelve in a carton.
They have protein in them.
I like them scrambled.

35. We need to cut down on our medical expenses. What do we need to do?
cut out spending
spend the same
increase spending
spend less

36. Help me get the food out of the basket and we can eat right away.
Help me take the food out.
Help me eat the basket.
Help me buy food from the basket.
Help me put the food in the basket.

37. He wouldn’t want to go through that experience again.


He has a dislike for experiences like that one.
He must like to do it again.
He enjoys experiences like that one.
He would like to do it again.

38. The wires were hidden between the walls.


You could see the wires.
The wires were in front of the walls.
You could not see the wires.
The wires were outside the walls.

39. Mary ordinarily goes to work at eight a.m. everyday. But when it is raining,
she leaves at seven thirty a.m.
Mary always goes to work at the same time.
She sometimes goes to work at the same time.
She usually goes to work at 8:00 a.m.
She always goes to work at 7:30 p.m.

40. I’ll attempt to call you tonight.


I won’t call you.
I’m sure that I’ll call.
I’ll try to call.
I will call tomorrow tonight.

41. The man did his duty.


He did not want to do anything.
He did whatever he felt like doing.
He did not know what to do.
He did what he was supposed to do.

42. The air is dense at sea level.


The air is thin.
The air is thick.
The air is hot.
The air is cool.

43. This food is spoiled.


The food is very good.
The food is too expensive.
The food has too much fat.
The food is not fit to eat.
44. Keep an eye on my suitcase while I buy my ticket.
Pack my suitcase.
Watch my suitcase.
Hold my suitcase.
Check my suitcase.

45. Why do you have to bring up that subject?


Why did you mention that?
Why did you lift that?
Why did you finish that?
Why did you break that?

46. Tools should be protected against moisture. What should they be protected
against?
dry weather
dampness
oil and grease
improper use

47. William ignited the wood. What did he do?


He set it on fire.
He carried it.
He cut it into pieces.
He polished it.

48. How will a new job enable him to buy a car?


He will need it to get to work.
He will know how to drive then.
He will earn enough money.
He will have many new friends.

49. The hotel manager said that Jim would operate the elevator today. What
will Jim do?
He will use the elevator.
He will run the elevator.
He will repair the elevator.
He will study the elevator.

50. Sue got knocked over by a big wave. Where was she?
at home
in the city
in the mountains
at the ocean

51. What is lead?


something to wear
something to eat
a machine
a metal

52. Why did the welder use goggles?


to protect his feet
to protect his hands
to protect his hearing
to protect his sight

53. This is a harmless animal.


It can kill you.
It may hurt you.
It won’t hurt you.
The animal is afraid.

54. It began to drizzle soon after we landed.


It started to rain.
The wind began to blow.
It became foggy.
It started to snow.

55. Dr. Hunter made a wise decision.


His decision was sensible.
His decision was foolish.
His decision was embarrassing.
His decision was confusing.

56. Bill always goes along with everything his brother does.
Bill agrees with his brother.
Bill accompanies his brother.
Bill argues with his brother.
Bill advises his brother.

57. W: What are you going to do?


M: I am going to get my jacket.
Q: What is probably happening to the man?
He is getting tired.
He is getting hungry.
He is getting cold.
He is getting angry.

58. W: Did you finish your assignment last night?


M: No, I didn’t. I had a party last night.
Q: Why didn’t the student finish the assignment last night?
because he was sleepy
because he wasn’t busy
because he didn’t have a party
because he had a party

59. W: Why are you so sad?


M: Everywhere I go, people laugh at me.
Q: Where did people laugh at the man?
in each place he goes
in a few places he goes
in one place he goes
in none of the places he goes
60. W: John looks awful.
M: He should. It’s been a long time since he has had a good meal.
Q: What did the man say about John?
He needs a good bath.
He isn’t eating properly.
He hasn’t worked for a long time.
He needs some new clothes.

61. W: Would you like more vegetables?


M: No, I have sufficient. Thank you.
Q: What did the man mean?
He has enough.
He does not like vegetables.
He wants more.
He would like something else.

62. W: The club had a meeting last night.


M: I know. I was present.
Q: What did the man mean?
He was the leader of the club.
He attended the meeting.
He enjoys the club’s meetings.
He received a gift at the meeting.

63. W: How did you find out about the news?


M: It was broadcast.
Q: How did the man find out about the news?
He listened to it on the radio.
He learned about it from a friend.
He read about it in a newspaper.
His brother told him about it.

64. W: Did Toby knock?


M: Yes, he knocked three or four times.
Q: What was Toby trying to do?
get someone to open the door
take some pictures
sleep overnight
eat a big lunch

65. W: Where are we going to camp?


M: There is a good place over by those big trees.
Q: What will they do?
rest for an hour
take some pictures
sleep overnight
eat a big lunch
66. W: When do you think the conference will wind up?
M: It will be a day or two at least.
Q: What did she want to know about the conference?
who was going to be there
when it was going to start
what the procedures were going to be
when it was going to end

67. She hopes she better work next year.


a. will do
b. did
c. has done
d. must

68. I am a student. The instructor teaches me.


a. I am teaching the student.
b. I am taught by the instructor.
c. I teach the instructor.
d. I am not taught by the instructor.

69. Select the correct sentence.


a. Two years ago with my parents lived I.
b. Two years ago with my parents I lived.
c. Two years ago I with my parents lived.
d. Two years ago I lived with my parents.

70. We turned the TV on as the program started. We turned it on .


a. just for a while
b. just in time
c. a little too late
d. much too early

71. Mrs. Miller is getting ready for the trip.


a. preparing for
b. canceling
c. hoping to make
d. postponing

72. Susan could not lift the box because it was too .
a. funny
b. round
c. heavy
d. square

73. The man said, “Turn off the faucet.” He wanted us to .


a. let the water run
b. stop the flow of water
c. make the water run more slowly
d. change the faucet
74. I think I will eat salad.
a. any
b. few
c. many
d. some

75. The man was his dinner.


a. eaten
b. eat
c. ate
d. eating

76. Whenever Mrs. Garcia went downtown, she .


a. made a purchase
b. making a purchase
c. is making a purchase
d. will make some purchases

77. The work by four men.


a. finished
b. are finished
c. was finished
d. is finishing

78. Sgt. Brown took off his goggles before he spoke to us.
a. He removed them after he spoke to us.
b. He didn’t remove them as he spoke to us.
c. He removed them and spoke to us.
d. He put them on about the time he spoke to us.

79. A great deal of sulfur is found in Texas.


a. A bargain of
b. Very little
c. A lot of
d. A good grade

80. I turned off the light because .


a. no one wanted to read
b. it was too dark to read
c. I like to read
d. I wanted to read

81. Why don’t you use your head when you drive?
a. think
b. be quick
c. use your eyesight
d. use your hat

82. Passenger: Does this airplane feel right to you?


Pilot: No. I’m taking it right down.
What is the pilot going to do?
a. start the airplanes motors.
b. wait until night to take off
c. land the airplane
d. buy the airplane

83. You can call for your new name tag in a couple of days.
a. write
b. see
c. visit
d. get

84. That building is the in the city.


a. highest
b. most high
c. most highest
d. higher

85. He to listen to the tape tonight.


a. should
b. will
c. ought
d. must

86. Some people judge the quality of food by it.


a. smell
b. smelled
c. to smell
d. smelling
87. I glanced at my watch and realized .
a. it was that time for class
b. it that time was for class
c. that it was time for class
d. for that time it was class

88. The diamond is a beautiful, brilliant gem. Although it is commonly used in


engagement rings, its greatest use is in industry. Today the automotive
industry is the main buyer of industrial diamonds. In fact, there are 15
different uses for this mineral in an automobile factory.
According to this paragraph, .
a. all diamonds are used in engagement rings
b. 15 minerals are used in auto mobile factories
c. industrial diamonds are used in automobile factories
d. all diamonds are used in industry

89. Why did you enroll in this course?


a. to improve myself
b. for improve myself
c. to improvement myself
d. for improved myself

90. There are three boys in the class besides the girls. “Besides”
means .
a. in addition to
b. at the side of
c. near
d. excluding

91. Tom defends himself quite well by .


a. eating a good meal
b. listening closely
c. fighting back
d. taking a rest

92. When we heard the explosion, our first was to escape the
danger.
a. noise
b. impulse
c. release
d. time

93. The plane made an emergency landing.


a. The plane made a scheduled landing.
b. The plane was unable to land.
c. The plane was forced to land.
d. The plane made a very bad landing.

94. I was afraid he understand.


a. can’t
b. might not
c. won’t
d. has not

95. Most boys of other countries are the American Indian.


a. interested to
b. interesting by
c. interested with
d. interested in
96. I am tired reading. Let’s go for a walk.
a. to
b. of
c. by
d. for

97. Is there any condensation on that pipe?


a. Yes, the heat has dried the pipe.
b. Yes, the pipe has been well polished.
c. Yes, the smoke has made the pipe dirty.
d. Yes, the steam has changed to water.

98. The recurrent bad weather does not well for the timely
completion of the stadium.
a. predict
b. prognosticate
c. augur
d. foretell

99. Our supplies were strapped on the back of the donkey.


a. belted
b. wired
c. clamped
d. piled

100. An internal combustion engine releases poisonous .


a. vents
b. catalysts
c. vibrations
d. fumes

057

1. Joe is at the store. He wants to go back to his room. It is necessary for him
to walk 12 blocks. How far is it from the store to Joe’s room?
a. at the room
b. very tired
c. 12 blocks
d. in the store

2. He had to cut the grass yesterday. Where did he work?


a. in the mill
b. in the yard
c. in the office
d. in the shop

3. Jackson cooks all our meals for us. What does he do?
a. He buys the food.
b. He eats the food.
c. He sells the food.
d. He prepares the food.

4. A cowboy travels many miles each day. How does he travel?


a. on a goat
b. on a horse
c. on a cow
d. on a deer

5. John is a safe driver.


a. He is a slow driver.
b. He is a careful driver.
c. He drives cheerfully.
d. He drives carelessly.

6. Traffic is heavy in town during the rush hour.


a. There are many accidents.
b. There are many people shopping.
c. There are many cars on the street.
d. There are few cars on the street.

7. Susan was packing her baggage.


a. Susan was going on a trip.
b. Susan was going to the movies.
c. Susan was going to the office.
d. Susan was going for a walk.

8. The students were confused by the rules.


a. They did not understand the rules.
b. The rules were clear to them.
c. They didn’t like the rules.
d. They were happy with the rules.

9. He was a passenger on that bus.


a. He cleaned it.
b. He worked on it.
c. He polished it.
d. He rode on it.
10.This machine is automatic.
a. It is operated manually.
b. It works by itself.
c. It makes too much noise.
d. It is a part of a car.

11. That man is a government agent.


a. That man understands the government.
b. That man opposes the government.
c. That man represents the government.
d. That man pays the government.

12. The bus arrived at exactly 3 o’clock. When did the bus arrive?
a. approximately 1500 hours
b. at 1500 hours
c. about 3:10
d. 5 minutes before 3 o’clock

13. Which word best describes the sun at noon on a clear day?
a. bright
b. small
c. cold
d. hidden

14. Did you bother Mr. James when you called?


a. No, I’m not his sister.
b. No, I haven’t seen him.
c. No, he’s home in the evening.
d. No, I didn’t disturb him.

15. Rhett spent a great deal of time in the south. How much time did he spend
there?
a. none
b. a little time
c. a lot of time
d. very little time

16. The instructor told the class how to reach the laboratory.
a. The instructor wanted to get to the laboratory early.
b. The instructor got to the laboratory late.
c. The instructor told the class how to get there.
d. The class went directly to the laboratory.

17. The bank is opposite the post office.


a. The bank is on a different street.
b. The bank is across the street from the post office.
c. The bank is just behind the post office.
d. The bank is next to the post office.

18. She has not seen the doctor yet.


a. She has already seen him.
b. She has a prescription.
c. She is still waiting.
d. She is already well.

19. David takes part in all kinds of activities.


a. He practices only certain types of activities.
b. He participates in many types of activities.
c. He enjoys keeping away from activities.
d. He dislikes various kinds of activities.
20. The prisoner will be released from jail today.
a. He will be let out today.
b. He will be put in today.
c. He will stay in jail.
d. He’ll still be in jail in the morning.

21. The rock crashed through the window.


a. It went through an open window.
b. It did not go through the window.
c. It hit and broke the window.
d. It passed near the window.

22. Robert failed his last examination.


a. He made a high score.
b. He missed a few questions.
c. His score was unsatisfactory.
d. He received help on the examination.

23. Headquarters is next to the lab building.


a. It is across from the lab building.
b. It is beside the lab building.
c. It is under the lab building.
d. It is above the lab building.

24. John visited a residential area of town.


a. He visited a business area.
b. He visited a university.
c. He visited a park.
d. He visited a family housing area.

25. When I called him, he was too occupied to talk.


a. He was angry.
b. He was busy.
c. He was sleepy.
d. He was sick.

26. Bert has never been absent from class.


a. He disrupted class.
b. He always goes to school.
c. He left school.
d. He never listens in class.

27. He looked over his notes.


a. He copied his notes.
b. He reviewed his notes.
c. He saw his notes.
d. He left his notes.

28. What kind of metal is this box made of?


a. steel
b. wood
c. rubber
d. plastic

29. Can you start a fire with two stones?


a. Can you heat the stones.
b. Can you make the fire hotter?
c. Can you light a fire with the stones?
d. Can the heat burn the stones?

30. Lt. Jones was told to report to the commander at 1:15 pm. When does he
have to be there?
a. at 0115
b. at 1315
c. at 1115
d. at 0150

31. The clerk will stack the boxes at the corner. What will he do with the boxes?
a. paint them
b. ship them out
c. pile them up
d. count them

32. There was an abrupt change in the weather. What kind of change was it?
a. gradual
b. sudden
c. normal
d. slight

33. Dave told us to bring the sports equipments. What did Dave tell us to
bring?
a. the bats and the balls
b. the tickets for the games
c. the baseball team
d. the sports instructor

34. Mr. Brown like the cartoons in the evening newspaper. What did he like?
a. headlines
b. drawings
c. articles
d. news

35. What is the function of this switch?


a. It’s only a very small part.
b. It’s used only once a day.
c. It’s electrical.
d. It’s used to turn on the motor.

36. Lt. Adams was concerned about the health of his men. How did he feel
about their health?
a. sad
b. uninterested
c. worried
d. satisfied
37. It is convenient for people to shop near their homes.
a. It’s very difficult to buy things near the house.
b. People don’t like to sell their homes.
c. Shopping is easier when the shops are close by.
d. It’s useful for people to have a shop in their.

38. John enjoyed his visit.


a. He had a good time.
b. He made many friends.
c. He got a lot of rest.
d. He stayed a long time.

39. This road narrows to one lane after a mile.


a. The road gets bad after a mile.
b. The road is not so wide after a mile.
c. The road gets rough after a mile.
d. The road is better after a mile.

40. Anna wonders what will happen.


a. She is curious about what will happen.
b. She is afraid of what will happen.
c. She is happy about what will happen.
d. She doesn’t care what will happen.

41. The food began to decay.


a. It began to burn.
b. It began to heat up.
c. It began to spoil.
d. It began to dry out.

42. The pilot told Lt. Jones to take over the aircraft.
a. Lt Jones should inspect the plane.
b. Lt Jones should do it again.
c. Lt Jones should assume control of the plane.
d. Lt Jones should leave the plane.

43. We were told to think it over before we decided.


a. We were told to be aware of it.
b. We were told to consider it.
c. We were told to delete it.
d. We were told to expect it.

44. Ralph is an expert mechanic.


a. He’s a careless mechanic.
b. He’s an honest mechanic.
c. He’s a skilled mechanic.
d. He’s a busy mechanic.

45. Which is a fluid?


a. fire
b. water
c. car
d. a water pipe

46. John said that Helen might come to visit him. What did John say?
a. that she would perhaps come to visit him
b. that she must come to visit him
c. that she ought to come to visit him
d. that she’ll visit him by all means

47. She has something wrong with her respiratory system. Where is the
trouble?
a. in her heart
b. in her ribs
c. in her lungs
d. In her stomach

48. We must de-emphasize the war. What must we do?


a. make war less expensive
b. make war less important
c. make war less dangerous
d. make war less destructive

49. Why are some highways made of concrete?


a. because it is flexible
b. because it is mobile
c. because it is wide
d. because it is durable

50. The soldier worked in transportation and supply. What did his job involve?
a. logistics
b. personnel
c. administration
d. statistics

51. The enemy gave up to the superior forces. What did the enemy do?
a. defended
b. attacked
c. surrendered
d. counterattacked

52. We’ll have to tear down the engine. What will we have to do?
replace the engine
take the engine apart
run the engine slower
take the engine out

53. The temperature was around 70 degrees and it was a foggy morning.
a. You couldn’t see the sun.
b. There was some dust in the air.
c. The air had a low moisture content.
d. There was a steady breeze blowing.

54. The chairman will bring up the problem at the next meeting.
a. He will jot it down.
b. He will present it.
c. He will improve it.
d. He will think about it.

55. Warm air is less dense than the cold air.


a. It is heavier.
b. It is clearer.
c. It is darker.
d. It is lighter.

56. What caused the car wheel to wobble?


a. It was balanced.
b. It was new.
c. It was unbalanced.
d. It was stable.

57. M: Have you seen my new dog?


W: Yes. He’s very nice.
Q: How is the woman feel about the dog?
a. She is afraid of it.
b. She likes it.
c. She wants it.
d. She dislikes it.

58. W: I hear that Lt. Winters is joining you.


M: Yes. What kind of person do you think he is?
Q: What does the man want to know about Lt. Winters?
a. who his parents are
b. where he is coming from
c. if he has good character
d. when he is expected to arrive

59. M: I’ll meet you at 10. Where?


W: I have to go to the drugstore. Meet me there.
Q: What does the woman have to do?
a. store some drugs
b. see a doctor
c. buy some medicine
d. buy vegetables

60. M: Did you see the plane?


W: Yes. What do you think the altitude was?
Q: What does the woman want to know?
a. who was flying the plane
b. how fast the plane was going
c. how high the plane was flying
d. where the plane was going
61. M: Which are the main chapters of the book?
W: The third and the fourth.
Q: What do we know about the third and the fourth chapters?
a. They are the most important.
b. They are the shortest.
c. They are the dullest.
d. They are the most difficult.

62. M: I like doing this.


W: I know. But what is your goal?
Q: What does the woman want to know?
a. how long the man has been there.
b. where the man comes from
c. what the man is trying to do
d. when the man started

63. W: Was Tony hurt in the accident?


M: No, but the doctor gave some pills to relax him.
Q: Why did the doctor give Tony the pills?
a. to keep him awake
b. to make him less tense
c. because he is very weak
d. because he had a headache

64. W: How do they get the oil from the storage tank to the ships?
M: They use pipes.
Q: What do they use?
a. trucks
b. containers
c. trains
d. tubes

65. M: How much do I owe you?


W: That’s a dollar and a half.
M: Here are two one-dollar bills. Keep the change.
Q: What has happened?
a. The man gave her one dollar and fifty cents.
b. The man wants some change back.
c. The lady received two dollars.
d. The lady will have to pay him fifty cents.

66. W: The mess hall will be closed for repairs for six day due to last night’s fire.
Arrangement had been made for military students to eat without charge in
their respective clubs for the coming week. Please have your identification
with you when you enter the club.
According to the announcement, .
a. students will have to eat off base
b. the mess hall will close for six weeks
c. students will not have to pay for meals
d. all students will eat in the Officer’s Club

67. Dave: Did they get any cigarettes there?


Alan: Yes, they got .
a. any
b. some
c. much
d. nothing

68. My father to San Antonio.


a. didn’t not fly
b. don’t fly
c. didn’t never fly
d. didn’t fly

69. Jack saw Tom at the dance last night.


a. Tom was seen by Jack.
b. Tom wasn’t there last night.
c. He will be at the dance.
d. Jack didn’t go to the dance last night.

70. Though Jane likes to swim, she is not a good swimmer.


a. Jane is a good swimmer and likes to swim.
b. Jane is a good swimmer, but doesn’t like to swim.
c. Jane doesn’t like to swim and she can’t swim well.
d. Jane is not a good swimmer, but she likes to swim.

71. I get paid twice a month. I receive my pay .


a. one time a month
b. two times a month
c. once every ten days
d. every weekend

72. What defense will be used?


a. protection against attack
b. plan of escape
c. set of rules
d. kind of transportation

73. I want to develop my muscles, and that’s why .


a. I’ll eat less food
b. I’ll go to bed late
c. I’ll exercise every day
d. I’ll study hard

74. Please the glasses with water.


a. have filled up
b. filling up
c. will fill
d. fill up
75. Mrs. Miller took the flowers the table.
a. among
b. into
c. from
d. upon

76. in one place for such a long time was very uncomfortable.
a. Sitting
b. Sat
c. Sit
d. For sitting

77. She prepares breakfast for and her husband.


a. himself
b. hers
c. she
d. herself

78. If you get a bargain, you .


a. buy an item at a lower price
b. pay too much money for something
c. buy poor merchandise
d. buy better merchandise

79. Note taking is .


a. writing only the main points
b. carrying messages from one place to another
c. completing short sentences
d. formal English writing

80. If a man doesn’t eat, he will die eventually.


a. right away
b. forever
c. instantly
d. sooner or later

81. This pill is coated with sugar.


a. counted
b. made
c. covered
d. taken

82. I’d like my steak .


a. nice done
b. good done
c. well done
d. best done

83. It will heat up tomorrow. The weather will be .


a. cooler
b. warmer
c. drier
d. wetter

84. We had better eat dinner.


a. Dinner was good.
b. We should eat dinner.
c. Dinner isn’t ready.
d. We ate dinner.

85. If I enough money, I would buy a new car.


a. will have
b. having
c. had
d. have had

86. The thermometer sometimes reads zero.


a. below
b. under
c. behind
d. after

87. Mr. Brown got tired of to so many gripes.


a. to listen
b. listen
c. listening
d. listened

88. The diamond is a beautiful, brilliant gem. Although it is commonly used in


engagement rings, its greatest use is in industry. Today the automotive
industry is the main buyer of industrial diamonds. In fact, there are 15
different uses for this mineral in an automobile factory.

According to this paragraph, .


a. all diamonds are used in engagement rings
b. 15 minerals are used in automobile factories
c. industrial diamonds are used in automobile factories
d. all diamonds are used in industry

89. The headlines are printed in .


a. ordinary type
b. small type
c. large type
d. little letters

90. Mr. And Mrs. Jackson have their evening paper delivered. The evening
paper is .
a. mailed by them
b. bought at newsstand
c. brought to their home
d. sent to the newsstand
91. He spoke rapidly, but the students could understand him well.
a. clearly
b. slow
c. fast
d. interestingly

92. The electrical current is conducted by .


a. rubber
b. wiring diagram
c. resistance
d. copper wire

93. Don’t oppose his interests.


a. be for
b. work against
c. examine
d. protect

94. We tried to ignore the dog.


a. bark
b. barking
c. barked
d. to bark

95. Meat is usually cut and one piece at a time.


a. eat
b. eating
c. eaten
d. ate

96. that a hurricane was headed towards the coast, the


honeymooners were forced to change their final destination.
a. For the purpose
b. In the event
c. In the hope
d. Due to the fact

97. Bob intended to write to his girlfriend as soon as he found the time.
a. pretended
b. planned
c. decided
d. objected

98. I have a loose in this tooth.


a. cavity
b. filling
c. gum
d. toothache
99. We’d better try to straighten this room.
a. off
b. up
c. down
d. to

100. Ms. Warren, the newly hired teacher, was asked to speak extemp
concerning her teaching experiences while in China.
a. -oraneity
b. -orary
c. -orize
d. -oraneously

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1. Most people like California’s climate. What do they like?


a. the highways
b. the food
c. the weather
d. the cities

2. Joe wanted something to cover his head. What did he want?


a. a jacket
b. shoes
c. gloves
d. a hat

3. What did you think of the music?


a. It was cooked just long enough.
b. It was just the right size.
c. It had a very pleasing melody.
d. It had an interesting shape.

4. Thad’s feeling pretty good. How does he feel?


a. sleepy
b. hungry
c. hot
d. fine

5. Edmund made a mistake.


a. He said something good.
b. He found something new.
c. He read something funny.
d. He did something wrong.

6. Mr. Miller knows what the population of New York is.


a. He knows where New York is.
b. He knows how to get to New York.
c. He knows how many miles away New York is.
d. He knows how many people live in New York.

7. Our enemies are invisible.


a. We can’t defeat them.
b. We can’t see them.
c. They are bigger than we are.
d. They are horrible to look at.

8. The little girl had a problem when she tried to tie her shoes.
a. It was easy for her to tie her shoes.
b. It was difficult for her to tie her shoes.
c. She liked to tie her shoes.
d. She disliked tying her shoes.

9. You can store food in a refrigerator.


a. Food may be bought in a store.
b. Food may be kept in a refrigerator.
c. Food stores buy refrigerators.
d. You can buy it at the food store.

10. Jane selected a book.


a. She read a book.
b. She found a book.
c. She sold a book.
d. She chose a book.

11. How many hands do you have?


a. I have big hands.
b. I have dirty hands.
c. I have two hands.
d. I have strong hands.

12. If the men need aid, they should go to Sgt. Carson. When should the men
go to Sgt. Carson?
a. when they want food
b. when they need a comb
c. when they need tools
d. when they want help
13. How were you able to cross the Atlantic Ocean in such a short time?
a. for $250.00
b. in the month of May
c. less than 10 hours
d. by jet plane

14. Tom arrived at the airport at 6. The plane took off at 7. When did Tom
arrive at the airport?
a. too late to see the plane take off
b. seven hours before the plane took off
c. after the plane took off
d. an hour before the plane took off

15. Do you always drive so fast?


a. No, I have never driven slowly.
b. No, only when I am in a hurry.
c. Yes, I would like to drive very much.
d. Yes, or we will be late.

16. Pilots must read their instruments accurately. How must they read them?
a. alone
b. with others
c. correctly
d. quickly

17. Defense was their main concern. What was their main concern?
a. protection
b. recreation
c. information
d. transformation

18. The student said, “I want to cash a check.” What did he want to do?
a. put the money in the bank
b. get some money
c. open an account
d. get a traveler’s check

19. Joe’s friend said, “I have an extra room.”


a. Joe’s friend has a spare room.
b. Joe’s friend has no room.
c. Joe’s friend has a large room.
d. Joe’s friend has only once room.

20. We eat a variety of vegetables every day.


a. We eat different kinds of vegetables daily.
b. We always eat the same vegetables.
c. We eat a vegetable with out meat every day.
d. We only eat one vegetable every day.

21. Carol said, “Let’s go in. I am freezing.” Laura said, “I am too. Let’s go.”
a. Carol wants to go outside.
b. The weather is warm.
c. The weather is very cold.
d. Laura is feeling warm.

22. Trudy must concentrate on her lessons or she will fail.


a. She must go to class until next fall.
b. She must study unconsciously.
c. She must not study too much.
d. She must pay close attention to her lessons.

23. We must hurry with this job.


a. We must work very quietly.
b. We must work very quickly.
c. We must work a very long time.
d. We must work very carefully.

24. After the storm, the electricity was shut off for about an hour.
a. It was turned on.
b. It was kept open.
c. It kept flowing for an hour.
d. It was turned off.

25. The cat must stay out.


a. The cat cannot come down.
b. The cat cannot come in.
c. The cat cannot come across.
d. The cat cannot come around.

26. Why did some women wear perfume?


It good.
a. looks
b. tastes
c. smells
d. sounds

27. Ralph owes a bank a lot of money.


Ralph is in .
a. movies
b. debt
c. class
d. transit

28. Jerry recognized his old friend at the concert.


a. He needed his friend.
b. He made friends.
c. He changed friends.
d. He remembered his friend.

29. John said, “Bill might go to town.” What did John say?
a. Bill is definitely going to town.
b. Bill went to town.
c. Bill isn’t going to town.
d. Bill may go to town.
30. The clock is attached to the wall. Where is the clock?
a. away from the wall
b. hanging on the wall
c. inside the wall
d. on top of the wall

31. The football player was hurt on impact. How did he get hurt?
a. sitting on the bench
b. missing the play
c. hitting the ground
d. staying in bed

32. As Mr. Carson was driving his car, he heard a noise in the back of the car.
He stopped to see what it was. When did he hear a noise?
a. in the back of the car
b. while getting in his car
c. after he stopped his car
d. while driving

33. The accident was caused by the pilot’s blurred vision. What caused the
accident?
a. poor eyesight
b. black smoke
c. a thick fog
d. a television tower

34. The tail of the plane was damaged. What part of the plane was damaged?
a. the rear
b. the left side
c. the front
d. the top

35. All systems in an automobile are designed to do a specific job.


a. Each system is the specific job of an engineer.
b. Each system is planned to do a particular job.
c. Each system must have several functions.
d. Designing the system is a particular job.

36. The weather report indicated no precipitation for today.


a. The sun will not shine.
b. It will rain today.
c. There will be no clouds today.
d. It will not rain today.

37. The soldiers rescued the trapped lieutenant.


a. They surrounded him.
b. They saved him.
c. They located him.
d. They captured him.

38. Emily’s first impression of the city was good.


a. Her first question about the city was answered.
b. Her first thoughts of the city were favorable.
c. Her first trip to the city wasn’t that nice.
d. Her first duty in the city was fine.

39. Except for Charles, everyone was present.


a. Everyone was present, even Charles.
b. Everyone was present because of Charles.
c. Everyone was present according to Charles.
d. Everyone was present but Charles.

40. Two lesser-known petroleum products are plastic and insecticides.


a. Petroleum is made of plastic.
b. Insecticides produce petroleum.
c. Plastic is made from petroleum.
d. Plastic produces petroleum.

41. Joe dropped out of Judo class.


a. He continued to attend class.
b. He wanted to start class.
c. He stopped attending class.
d. He was late for class.

42. If she sat next to me on the bus, where did she sit?
a. in front of me
b. behind me
c. beside me
d. across from me

43. Which is a fluid?


a. fire
b. water
c. a car
d. a water pipe

44. My grandmother needs to take a snooze.


a. She’ll go shopping.
b. She’ll go to town.
c. She’ll go to sleep.
d. She’ll go walking.

45. There is a shortage of food.


There’s food.
a. very little
b. delicious
c. greasy
d. abundant

46. The car lost the right front tire. What did the car lose?
a. a bolt from the right wheel
b. the rubber around the wheel
c. the right front window
d. the right front light
47. What is lead?
a. something to wear
b. something to eat
c. a machine
d. a metal

48. Ted said he would have a bit more. How much did he want?
a. a lot more
b. no more
c. a few more
d. a little more

49. Why did the welder use goggles?


a. to protect his feet
b. to protect his hands
c. to protect his hearing
d. to protect his sight

50. The work didn’t require much effort.


a. It was loose.
b. It was easy.
c. It was broken.
d. It was hard.

51. Warm air is less dense than cold air.


a. It is heavier.
b. It is clearer.
c. It is darker.
d. It is lighter.

52. That plane is tremendous.


It is .
a. shaking
b. falling
c. ugly
d. huge

53. Yesterday the wind came from the south and it was warm. Today it is from
the north and it is cold. Why is it cold today?
a. because the wind shifted
b. because the weather is mild
c. because the wind died down
d. because a storm is coming

54. We regret that you had the accident.


a. We are pleased.
b. We feel better.
c. We are nervous.
d. We feel sad.

55. Belinda can’t stand her supervisor.


She can’t him.
a. understand
b. tolerate
c. satisfy
d. influence

56. David’s car is ready to fall apart.


His car is .
a. a rental car
b. in good condition
c. brand new
d. in poor condition

57. M: What is the price of a bus ticket to Houston?


W: Nineteen-fifty.
Q: What did the woman say?
a. The bus will leave at 1950.
b. The cost is nineteen dollars and fifty cents.
c. The bus will arrive in Houston at 1950.
d. Houston is 1,950 miles away.

58. W: Are you ready?


M: I can’t wait to try those potatoes.
Q: What are the man and the woman ready to do?
a. start eating
b. start dancing
c. start dressing
d. start driving

59. W: How can we carry the packages from a car?


M: We can separate the heavy ones from the light ones.
Q: What did the man say?
a. There are too many packages to carry.
b. The car was too small.
c. They could put the packages in two groups.
d. They would leave some packages in the car.

60. W: Why can’t you let me in?


M: I forgot the key.
Q: Why can’t the man and the woman go in?
a. The man won’t let her.
b. The door is locked.
c. No one is there.
d. She has forgotten how.

61. M: What is the prime reason for coming here?


W: I don’t know the prime reason.
Q: What is it that the woman didn’t know?
a. who had the reason
b. the number of reasons
c. the longest reason
d. the most important reason
62. W: Did you move the books?
M: Yes, I thought they would fall.
Q: What did the man think the books would do?
a. drop down
b. pile up
c. roll around
d. push through

63. W: What are your duties, Lt. Parks?


M: My field is telegraphy.
Q: What does Lt. Parks do?
a. He observes and directs artillery fire.
b. He builds military roads and bridges.
c. He sends coded messages over wire.
d. He guides planes in the right direction.

64. W: I need a used car.


M: I can show you this one for only fifteen hundred dollars.
W: May I try it out?
Q: What does the woman want to do?
a. She wants to drive the car.
b. She wants to look at the car.
c. She wants to buy the car.
d. She wants to talk about the car.

65. W: Where should we meet tomorrow? I think the corner will be good.
M: I was going to say the post office. But now I think we’d better meet right
here.
Q: Where will the man and the woman probably meet?
a. on the base
b. at the office
c. on the corner
d. at the post office

66. W: He collects rocks from all parts of the world.


M: That’s nice. But do they have any value?
Q: What does the man want to know?
a. Are the rocks unusual?
b. Are they different shapes?
c. Are they hard to find?
d. Are they worth anything?

67. Mr. Clark for that company for 10 years.


a. is working
b. been working
c. has been working
d. is being worked

68. We can do the work.


a. You and Bob.
b. You and I.
c. The men on the farm
d. The students at Bob’s school

69. Select the correct sentence.


a. His friend Fred to the club took.
b. Fred his friend took to the club.
c. Fred to the club his friend took.
d. Fred took his friend to the club.

70. The vegetables were fresh. They were .


a. direct from the garden
b. frozen
c. direct from storage
d. dehydrated

71. People who are interested in fashion like to read about .


a. food
b. clothes
c. entertainment
d. furniture

72. He was trying to get out of the building.


a. paint
b. clean
c. find
d. leave

73. What does “Let’s get going” mean?


a. Let’s begin.
b. Let’s look.
c. Let’s stop.
d. Let’s see.

74. I’m going to stay here.


a. I should stay here.
b. I must stay here.
c. I can stay here.
d. I’ll stay here.

75. The skeleton the human body.


a. supporting
b. supports
c. is supported
d. to support

76. She prepares breakfast for and her husband.


a. himself
b. hers
c. she
d. herself
77. Select the correct sentence.
a. The car started after he checking the tires.
b. After checking the tires, he started the car.
c. The tires after checking he the car started.
d. He after checking the tires, the car started.

78. Samuel was born early in the year 1843. He was born .
a. in January
b. at 1 o’clock
c. in Chicago
d. on Saturday

79. The tape measure is used to measure .


a. distances
b. directions
c. the weight of objects
d. the volume of liquid

80. Miss Garcia did the job properly.


a. with the wrong tools
b. in the right way
c. with some other people
d. in a short time

81. The officer put on his uniform.


a. He hung it on the rack.
b. He sent it to the cleaners.
c. He cleaned it with soap and water.
d. He wore it.

82. The driver violated the .


a. steep curve
b. car parts
c. fuel line
d. safety rules

83. A container is used to something.


a. find
b. buy
c. make
d. hold

84. His mother is that he is in college.


a. pleased
b. pleasing
c. pleaser
d. to please

85. The students soon; otherwise, they will be late for the movie.
a. can arrive
b. were arriving
c. should arrive
d. have arrived

86. My new instructor, Miss Clark, gave me a book .


a. read
b. reading
c. to read
d. to reading

87. The helicopter was forced an emergency landing.


a. made
b. making
c. make
d. to make

88. There are magazines called “digests” which have .


a. condensed forms of articles
b. long detailed reports
c. literary reviews
d. technical reports

89. My headache is getting better.


a. the best
b. more
c. worsening
d. improving

90. I prefer the blue jacket to the black one.


a. I like the black one better.
b. I like the blue jacket just as well as the black one.
c. I like on more than the other.
d. To me one color is as pretty as the other.

91. Enlisted men carry out military orders. They .


a. obey them
b. carry them outside the building
c. write them
d. make others disobey

92. Do you if I turn on the TV?


a. want
b. wish
c. like
d. mind

93. After getting home, we turned in right away.


a. turned around
b. returned
c. went to bed
d. made a turn
94. Bill wasn’t in class this morning. Bob wasn’t there .
a. too
b. neither
c. either
d. both

95. The international news every day at 5:30 p.m.


a. is reported
b. are reported
c. to report
d. have reported

96. If you stop at the BX, me some cigarettes.


a. buy
b. would buy
c. should have bought
d. will buy

97. Two different scales are used to measure atmospheric temperatures. The
older Fahrenheit scale is used mostly by the general public of the U.S. and
certain other countries, while the Celsius scale, or centigrade scale, is
used by scientists nearly everywhere. The latter scale records freezing
temperature as 0 degrees.

According to this paragraph, the Celsius scale .


a. measures temperatures in different scales
b. is the same as the Fahrenheit scale
c. registers the freezing point at zero
d. is not often used by scientists

98. Will you please open the desk ?


a. cage
b. key
c. handle
d. drawer

99. The student has gone back to his country for good.
a. for the time being
b. for health
c. permanently
d. in a hurry

100. The evidence presented by the lawyer was not admiss .


a. -ion
b. -ible
c. -ibly
d. -ive
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1. Where does John live?


a. since 1950
b. at 952 Broadway
c. five hundred dollars
d. a mechanic

2. Baseball, football and basketball are popular sports. But recently boating
has become popular. What has become popular lately?
a. football
b. boating
c. baseball
d. basketball

3. Is this your favorite?


a. Yes, I like it best.
b. Yes, it won’t work.
c. Yes, it’s very hot.
d. Yes, I don’t want it.

4. This is a manufacturing town. Where do most of the people work?


a. on a farm
b. in a factory
c. in a hotel
d. in a restaurant

5. Tom lives in a residential area. Where does he live?


a. in a shopping center
b. in an area of private homes
c. in a large motel
d. over a repair shop

6. Thad’s feeling pretty good. How does he feel?


a. sleepy
b. hungry
c. hot
d. fine

7. This pencil is like that one.


a. One pencil is better.
b. One pencil is smaller.
c. The pencils are similar.
d. The pencils have different lengths.

8. Please pass the salt.


a. Please fill the salt shaker.
b. Don’t use the salt.
c. Put salt on it, please.
d. Please hand me the salt.

9. The manager of the store needs more personnel.


a. He needs more customers.
b. He needs more workers.
c. He needs more merchandise.
d. He needs more money.
10. Ken likes to participate in sports. What does he like to do?
a. watch games
b. see films on sports
c. read about sports
d. take part in sports

11. What should you do when you hear a question?


a. Get it again
b. Repair it immediately
c. Answer it if you can.
d. Pay it as soon as you can.

12. What do you usually do for recreation?


a. work
b. play ball
c. eat supper
d. sleep

13. The container in the closet is marked flammable. What is in it?


a. some clothes
b. a fireproof liquid
c. something that burns easily
d. a liquid with a bad smell

14. I had approximately 10 dollars in my pocket. How much money did I have?
a. exactly ten dollars
b. about ten dollars
c. a lot more than ten dollars
d. much less than ten dollars

15. The cashier gave me some change. What did he give me?
a. cashier’s checks
b. coins
c. different money
d. checks for cash

16. The hotel rooms are expensive.


a. They are big.
b. They are clean.
c. They are comfortable.
d. They are costly.

17. Mrs. Wilson needs a match.


a. She wants to pay the bill.
b. She wants to make a fire.
c. She wants to know the time.
d. She wants to play a game.

18. The little boy lied.


a. He didn’t hide the shoe.
b. He cried.
c. He got sick.
d. He didn’t tell the truth.

19. Harry rejected my offer.


a. He didn’t receive my offer.
b. He didn’t read my offer.
c. He refused my offer.
d. He accepted my offer.

20. The motor sometimes gets over-heated.


a. The motor cools off too fast.
b. The motor becomes too hot.
c. The motor runs too slow.
d. The motor uses too much oil.

21. The school has a new system for teaching students how to type.
a. It has a new method.
b. It has a new typewriter.
c. It has a new instructor.
d. It has a new textbook.

22. You’ll work independently on this project.


a. You’ll have a partner.
b. You’ll do it alone.
c. You’ll have a problem.
d. You’ll do it fast.

23. Take your time.


a. Don’t hurry.
b. Look at your watch.
c. Come now.
d. Begin immediately.
24. The cat must stay out.
a. The cat cannot come down.
b. The cat cannot come in.
c. The cat cannot come across.
d. The cat cannot come around.

25. We ran into a lot of traffic at the airport.


a. We encountered traffic.
b. We did not see any traffic.
c. We glanced at the traffic.
d. We passed the traffic.

26. I get up every morning at 7.


a. I eat at 7:00.
b. I stay up until 7:00.
c. I don’t stay in bed after 7:00.
d. My roommate wakes me at 7 :15.

27. He looked over his notes.


a. He copied his notes.
b. He reviewed his notes.
c. He saw his notes.
d. He left his notes.

28. Mike did his work with care.


a. Mike was the first to finish.
b. Mike tied his work together.
c. Mike is very old.
d. Mike is a good worker.

29. John said, “Bill might go to town.” What did John say?
a. Bill is definitely going to town.
b. Bill went to town.
c. Bill isn’t going to town.
d. Bill may go to town.

30. Tom will be trained to do the job. What will happen to Tom?
a. He will teach the job.
b. He will be ordered to do it.
c. He will be tired form the job.
d. He will be taught how to do the job.

31. This box is made of alloy. What is it made of?


a. metal
b. pieces
c. a strong new plastic
d. a natural product

32. What does that pipe carry?


a. twelve men
b. bricks
c. water
d. heavy bundles

33. Mr. Jones will employ a young man. What will Mr. Jones do?
a. like him
b. hire him
c. question him
d. follow him

34. What’s the function of this switch?


a. It’s only a very small part.
b. It’s used only once a day.
c. It’s electrical.
d. It’s used to turn on the motor.

35. The ride was bumpy. How was the ride?


a. smooth
b. fast
c. rough
d. comfortable

36. Particles of wood were found in oil. What was found in the oil?
a. small pieces of wood
b. one piece of wood
c. something like wood
d. large chunks of food

37. Wesley took a seat in the front row at the opera. What did he do?
a. He walked to the front row.
b. He carried a chair to the front row.
c. He sat down in the front row.
d. He took his friend to the front row.

38. Robert said, “I am going to keep the book.”


a. Robert has no books.
b. Robert is reading the book.
c. Robert wants the book.
d. Robert will give the book away.

39. It takes 15 minutes to record the tape.


a. The recording will start in 15 minutes.
b. The recording is 15 minutes long.
c. The tape speed is 15 feet per minute.
d. The tape recorder can be used in 15 minutes.

40. The clerk’s work was accurate.


a. He didn’t make any mistakes.
b. His work had a lot of errors.
c. His work wasn’t valuable.
d. His work was unfinished.
41. I saw the man sinking.
a. I saw him walking.
b. I saw him going down.
c. I saw him running.
d. I saw him drinking.

42. The book is very dull.


a. It is short.
b. It isn’t interesting.
c. It isn’t very long.
d. It has a nice cover.

43. Emily’s first impression of the city was good.


a. Her first question about the city was answered.
b. Her first thoughts of the city were favorable.
c. Her first trip to the city wasn’t that nice.
d. Her first duty in the city was fine.

44. The pill brought John some relief.


a. He became hungry.
b. He felt very sad.
c. He had less pain.
d. He became thirsty.

45. Let’s wind up this job as soon as possible.


a. Let’s start it.
b. Let’s finish it.
c. Let’s turn it around.
d. Let’s start the fan.

46. Tools should be protected against moisture. What should they be


protected against?
a. dry weather
b. dampness
c. oil and grease
d. improper use

47. We are having abnormal weather for this time of year. What are we
having?
a. typical weather
b. unusual weather
c. bad weather
d. nice weather

48. The woman told her daughter to spread out the table cloth on the table.
What was the daughter told to do with the table cloth?
a. fold it up
b. stretch it out
c. roll it up
d. take it away
49. If Jim had had the money, he would have loaned it to Larry.
a. Jim has the money.
b. Jim loaned Larry the money.
c. Larry doesn’t need the money.
d. Jim didn’t have the money.

50. Sylvia poured the coffee.


a. She filled the cup with coffee.
b. She drank the coffee from a cup.
c. She made the coffee in a pot.
d. She warmed the coffee on the stove.

51. Mrs. Powell told her students that they had missed the point.
a. They didn’t understand.
b. They couldn’t hear well.
c. They knew what she said.
d. They lost something.

52. The plane encountered a strong tailwind. Which direction did the wind
come from?
a. the front
b. the back
c. the right side
d. the left side

53. How does he make his living?


a. He goes to the movies after work.
b. He walks around the block.
c. He works at the base.
d. He eats the proper food.

54. William thanked the woman for her help.


a. He was regretful.
b. He was helpful.
c. He was grateful.
d. He was resentful.

55. Belinda can’t stand her supervisor.


She can’t him.
a. understand
b. tolerate
c. satisfy
d. influence

56. The downtown area was neglected.


The area was .
a. beautiful
b. deteriorated
c. faraway
d. divided
57. W: I hear that Lt. Winters is joining you.
M: Yes. What kind of person do you think he is?
Q: What does the man want to know about Lt. Winters?
a. who his parents are
b. where he is coming from
c. if he has good character
d. when he is expected to arrive

58. W: What do you do for a living?


M: I’m a pilot in the air force. What’s your job?
W: I’m a professor at the university.
Q: What are they discussing?
a. their hobbies
b. their professions
c. their techniques
d. their possessions

59. W: Is the machine ready to run?


M: Almost. It still needs fuel.
Q: What does the machine need?
a. a source of energy
b. a steering device
c. a job to do
d. a way of stopping

60. W: And after that, what did the soldiers do?


M: They took off their shirts.
Q: What did the man say about the soldiers?
a. that they had washed their shirts
b. that they removed their shirts
c. that they arranged their shirts
d. that they recovered their shirts

61. W: Would you please hand me the scissors?


M: Yes, of course.
Q: What’s the woman want to do?
a. butter some bread
b. sew a button on
c. cut some cloth
d. measure some material

62. W: This restaurant is very crowded.


M: I know. But there is reservation for us.
Q: What does the man mean?
a. Places are being saved for them.
b. Large crowds don’t bother them.
c. A special meal is being prepared for them.
d. There is a crowd there to greet them.

63. M: Why won’t this equipment run?


W: Because there is a short circuit in it.
Q: What did the woman mean?
a. The electricity isn’t flowing properly.
b. Some parts need lubrication.
c. There isn’t enough fuel.
d. It’s been running too long.

64. W: I didn’t know you were in the hotel.


M: Well, I am going to check out now.
Q: What is the man going to do?
a. look over the hotel
b. leave the hotel
c. get some money
d. go to bed

65. W: Jim certainly looks happy.


M: Yes, he does. His wife just gave birth.
Q: Why is Jim happy?
a. His wife just bought him a present.
b. He and his wife are going on a trip.
c. His wife helps him in his work.
d. He has just become a new father.

66. M: Can you meet me at the restaurant, Mary?


W: Yes, it is a very convenient place.
Q: Why will they meet at the restaurant?
a. Mary can go there very easily.
b. It’s a good place to eat.
c. Not many people go there.
d. Mary has never been there before.

67. We would like to go to Mexico for a vacation.


a. We don’t’ enjoy vacations in Mexico.
b. We are allowed to go to Mexico.
c. We want to go to Mexico.
d. We must go to Mexico.

68. The salesclerk said, “Would you like to buy something else?” If the student
doesn’t want to buy anything else, what should he say?
a. Yes, nothing, thank you.
b. No, nothing else, thank you.
c. Yes, something else, please.
d. No, anything else, please.

69. Kent: Would you please keep an eye on my car while I’m inside?
Scott: Sure, I .
a. will an eye keep on it
b. an eye will keep on it
c. will keep an eye on it
d. will keep on it an eye

70. Mrs. Miller is getting ready for the trip.


a. preparing for
b. cancelling
c. hoping to make
d. postponing

71. The woman worked in her garden. She was .


a. planting seeds
b. baking bread
c. sewing clothes
d. dusting furniture

72. The propeller rotates at a very fast rate.


a. turns
b. closes
c. stops
d. starts

73. It was a decision of major importance.


a. small
b. great
c. some
d. military

74. Bill should review this lesson again.


a. can
b. could
c. ought to
d. may

75. The man was his dinner.


a. eaten
b. eat
c. ate
d. eating

76. There is a short circuit because a wire is broken. To repair it, the
wire .
a. has soldered
b. must be soldered
c. must solder
d. will solder

77. The trouble by the mechanic.


a. was located
b. located
c. was locating
d. was to locate

78. Harry and I don’t eat lunch at the snack bar .


a. still
b. already
c. anymore
d. since

79. Don: Will you and your friend both come to the party?
Allen: Yes, .
a. I will come
b. he will come
c. we will come together
d. we will see him

80. Did you recognize me in my costume?


a. admire
b. laugh at
c. know
d. envy

81. The tape measure is used to measure .


a. distances
b. directions
c. the weight of objects
d. the volume of liquid

82. Mrs. Garcia told her husband she didn’t have a suitable dress for the big
party.
a. a clean
b. a long enough
c. the right kind of
d. a new

83. When you don’ t sense anything that is going on about you, you
are .
a. unconscious
b. sensible
c. alert
d. prosperous

84. All of the people contacted were to come to the meeting. The people who
______ were to come to the meeting.
a. had been contacted
b. would be contacted
c. had contacted the others
d. should have contacted the others

85. It was cloudy this morning, but .


a. it doesn’t rain
b. it rains
c. didn’t it rain
d. it didn’t rain

86. Robert: Does he brush his teeth every day?


Sally: Yes, he always his teeth.
a. brush
b. brushing
c. brushed
d. brushes
87. I’ll be looking forward to you soon.
a. seen
b. having seen
c. saw
d. seeing

88. Joe rides the bus rather than the train. He says the bus is faster and is as
comfortable as the train.
a. He believes the train is more comfortable.
b. He thinks the bus travels faster.
c. The bus is more comfortable.
d. He prefers the train to the bus.

89. There are magazines called “digests” which have .


a. condensed forms of articles
b. long detailed reports
c. literary reviews
d. technical reports

90. I prefer the blue jacket to the black one.


a. I like the black one better.
b. I like the blue jacket just as well as the black one.
c. I like one more than the other.
d. To me one color is as pretty as the other.

91. She doesn’t mind doing the dishes. She doesn’t .


a. object to it
b. like to
c. want to
d. pay attention to it

92. Never a lamp too near a curtain.


a. sit
b. set
c. sat
d. seat

93. The deer the fence to get into the vegetable garden.
a. arranged to
b. stood up
c. leaped over
d. climb into

94. Do you go to the city library?


a. how
b. can
c. ever
d. never

95. If you stop at the BX, me some cigarettes.


a. buy
b. would buy
c. should have bought
d. will buy

96. that a hurricane was headed towards the coast, the


honeymooners were forced to change their final destination.
a. For the purpose
b. In the event
c. In the hope
d. Due to the fact

97. The National Honor Society is an American organization for high school
boys and girls. Members are selected on the basis of scholarship,
leadership, citizenship, service, and character.

According to this paragraph, .


a. all high school students are members of this society
b. membership in this society is determined mainly by educational
achievement
c. high school students can become members automatically
d. several factors are considered in selecting students for this society

98. Anna: Would you please switch the plates?


Carl: Certainly, I’ll .
a. exchange them
b. turn them over
c. break them
d. clean them

99. What is your favorite song in the show so far?


a. at this distance
b. to the very last
c. until now
d. finally

100. He has to get by with what he has.


a. manage
b. suffer
c. buy
d. be careful
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1. Jim went to town yesterday with his friend to buy a pair of shoes. Where
did he go?
a. yesterday
b. to town
c. with his friend
d. Jim did

2. I will allow my son to go to town. What will I do?


a. permit him to go
b. make him stay home
c. let him play at home
d. help him study his lessons

3. The climate in that country is nice. What’s nice about that country?
a. the people
b. the mountains
c. the weather
d. the food

4. The policeman explained the traffic laws to the group. What did he talk
about?
a. paying taxes
b. voting in elections
c. driving regulations
d. robbery

5. The two objects are made from same mold. How did they look?
a. different
b. alive
c. alike
d. difficult

6. If it clears up, we can have our picnic.


a. We can have a picnic even if it rains.
b. We can have a picnic if the bus comes.
c. We can have a picnic if the day is nice.
d. We can have a picnic if the food comes.

7. Mr. Richards employs a lot of people.


a. A lot of people work for Mr. Richards.
b. A lot of people live with Mr. Richards.
c. A lot of people agree with Mr. Richards.
d. A lot of people listen to Mr. Richards.
8. The water in this lake often freezes.
a. The water becomes salty.
b. The water becomes muddy.
c. The water becomes ice.
d. The water leaks out.

9. Many accidents take place in heavy traffic.


a. Accidents happen at yellow lights.
b. Accidents occur when there are many cars.
c. Accidents are cut down during the night.
d. Accidents increase when the lights are red.

10. She took off her coat.


a. She removed her coat.
b. She bought her coat.
c. She held her coat.
d. She sold her coat.

11. The children went to the zoo Saturday. What did they see?
a. monkeys
b. tennis
c. cartoons
d. comedies

12. Mr. Smith went to town in a taxi yesterday to see his doctor. How did he
go?
a. to see his doctor
b. to town
c. yesterday
d. by taxi

13. Sgt White was driving a brand new car. He heard a loud noise. He stopped
to see what it was. When did he hear a noise?
a. while getting in his car
b. while driving his car
c. when he first saw the car
d. after he stopped his car

14. What do you usually do for recreation?


a. work
b. play ball
c. eat supper
d. sleep

15. The officer ordered, “Come here.” What should the soldier do?
a. stand at attention
b. move toward the officer
c. move to the rear
d. salute the officer

16. Sam arrived at the theater at one. But the movie didn’t begin until three.
How long did he have to wait?
a. 3 o’clock
b. for no one
c. two hours
d. because it was late

17. I took the tire to the service station and had the mechanic inflate it. What
did the mechanic do?
a. He refilled my tank.
b. He filled the tire with air.
c. He patched the tire.
d. He removed the tire.

18. The teacher asked, “What are the properties of water?” What does she
want to know?
a. how it is used
b. who uses it
c. what its characteristics are
d. where it is found
19. Tom said, “That wire is not insulated.” What did Tom mean?
a. The wire is not good.
b. The wire is not covered for protection.
c. The wire is not carrying electricity.
d. The wire is not visible.

20. The student is looking at the rainbow. What is he looking at?


a. a drop of water
b. colors in the sky
c. a waterproof coat
d. a stub from a ticket

21. John said, “It’s nine a.m. and I am leaving right away.” When was he
leaving?
a. after a while
b. immediately
c. at noon
d. before 9:00

22. The entire class is going to leave for the United States.
a. Many will go.
b. A few will go.
c. Some will go.
d. They will all go.

23. The electric power failed last night.


a. It came on.
b. It grew stronger.
c. It grew weaker.
d. It went off.

24. Mr. Jackson picked out the best tool for his job.
a. He sold the best tool.
b. He overlooked the best tool.
c. He chose the best tool.
d. He didn’t see the best tool.

25. I told Tom to get up right away.


a. He was washing.
b. He was in bed.
c. He was driving.
d. He was dressing.

26. Be careful to remove the flammables from the box. What should you
remove from the box?
a. things that can catch fire.
b. things that can get dirty
c. things that can change color
d. things that can get rusty

27. Frank’s hand was crushed in the accident. What happened to his hand?
a. Many bones were broken.
b. It was badly burned.
c. The muscles were strong.
d. It was cut off completely.

28. You should keep these letters.


a. You should mail them.
b. You should destroy them.
c. You should save them.
d. You should throw them away.

29. Mary wants to serve in a hospital. What did she want to do in a hospital?
a. buy some medicine
b. see a doctor
c. give some help
d. get a private room

30. Mary bought a pair of shoes for 14 dollars plus 20 cents tax. How much
did the shoes cost without the tax?
a. $14.00
b. $14.20
c. $13.80
d. $13.98

31. The man asked his friend to make up her mind. What did he ask her to
do?
a. decide what she wanted
b. think about it
c. not to bother him
d. change her method

32. You’ll succeed if you stick to your work. What should you do to succeed?
a. change jobs often
b. avoid distraction
c. go to school
d. eat well

33. He is the author of these books.


a. He wrote these books.
b. These books are not his.
c. He didn’t write these books.
d. He bought these books.

34. Sarah has completed high school and will go to college in September.
a. She is halfway through high school.
b. She is through with high school.
c. She is starting high school.
d. She isn’t going to go to college.

35. If this student makes over 90 on the test, he will be language qualified.
a. He made under 90.
b. He was language qualified.
c. He won’t be language qualified.
d. He may be language qualified.

36. I had just left the office when you called.


a. I left only a minute before you called.
b. You called before I left.
c. My office is to the left.
d. I entered the office just as you called.

37. The wires were hidden between walls.


a. You could see the wires.
b. The wires were in front of the walls.
c. You could not see the wires.
d. The wires were outside the walls.

38. We had to skip chapter three because there wasn’t enough time.
a. We read it thoroughly.
b. We studied it carefully.
c. We omitted it entirely.
d. We had sufficient time.

39. I substituted for my brother while he was ill.


a. I did his work.
b. I bought medicine for him.
c. I looked after him.
d. I wrote to him.

40. The group broke up the party at 9 o’clock.


a. The group started the party on time.
b. The party was postponed at 9 o’clock.
c. The party ended at 9 o’clock.
d. The group was divided according to instructions.

41. Roy checked out this morning.


a. He came this morning.
b. He left this morning.
c. He was given some money this morning.
d. He was out of cash this morning.

42. The thief was released by the police.


a. The police took him in.
b. The police worked him over.
c. The police let him go.
d. The police followed him.

43. Mary’s deaf.


a. She can’t hear.
b. She can’t walk.
c. She can’t talk.
d. She can’t see.

44. John speaks English as well as I do.


a. I speak better English than John.
b. John speaks better English than I.
c. John and I speak English equally well.
d. I cannot speak English at all.

45. An opportunity like that is not to be sneezed at.


a. You should forget about it.
b. You should take advantage of it.
c. You shouldn’t talk about it.
d. You shouldn’t go to the doctor.

46. What are hammers used for?


a. to drive nails
b. to bend or cut wire
c. to turn screws
d. to cut wood

47. Man is able to survive at very high altitude. What can he do there?
a. fly
b. live
c. expire
d. float

48. We are having a thundershower. What are we having?


a. a storm
b. a bath
c. a harvest day
d. a sunny day

49. Last week Mr. Jackson reported on the new substance. What did he report
on?
a. the new procedure
b. the new theory
c. the new situation
d. the new material

50. Johnny went away to hide. Why did he go away?


a. so everybody would follow him
b. so he could finish some business
c. so he could visit his friends
d. so nobody would find him

51. Sarah told me that I was stupid and lazy. Why was I angry at Sarah?
a. because of her remark
b. because of her appearance
c. because of her memory
d. because of her influence

52. Lay off! He’s not happy.


a. Get off. He’s not happy.
b. Continue. He’s not happy.
c. Sing. He’s not happy.
d. Stop. He’s not happy.

53. Why does Jane have goose bumps?


a. because she is angry
b. because she is cold
c. because she is tired
d. because she is warm

54. What caused the car wheel to wobble?


a. It was balanced.
b. It was new.
c. It was unbalanced.
d. It was stable.

55. The drawing has many vertical lines. Which way did the lines go?
a. from left to right
b. up and down
c. from one corner to the center
d. around the drawing

56. Are you bored already?


a. Yes, I’ve lost interest.
b. Yes, there are two here.
c. Yes, there’s a hole in it.
d. Yes, I’ve already eaten.

57. W: Do you like sports?


M: Yes, I enjoy nearly all sports. But golf is my favorite.
Q: What does the man say about golf?
a. Golf is the most difficult sport for him.
b. Golf is the sport he likes the most.
c. Golf is the sport he is least interested in.
d. Golf is the sport he practices the most.
58. W: I don’t know what that means?
M: You should use a dictionary.
Q: What does the man want the woman to use?
a. a special book
b. a ruler
c. good manners
d. a pair of glasses

59. W: Does the plane stop at Dallas?


M: I guess it does.
Q: What does the man mean?
a. He doesn’t want the plane to stop at Dallas.
b. He doesn’t think that the plane stops at Dallas.
c. He doesn’t care if the plane stops at Dallas.
d. He doesn’t know if the plane stops at Dallas.

60. W: Who do you think is right? Your sister or me?


M: I think I’ll stay neutral.
Q: What is the man telling the woman?
a. She is wrong.
b. He will remain at home.
c. He will not be there.
d. He will not say who is right.

61. M: My friend lives in the city.


W: Is she married?
Q: What does the woman want to know?
a. if she lives in the city
b. if she knows the man
c. if she has a husband
d. if she has a job

62. M: What are you waiting for?


W: For you to apologize.
Q: What does she expect the man to do?
a. introduce her
b. tell her he is sorry
c. leave the room
d. open the door for her

63. W: How do you find out about the news?


M: It was broadcast.
Q: How did the man find out the news?
a. He listened to it on the radio.
b. He learned about it from a friend.
c. He read about it in a newspaper.
d. His brother told him about it.
64. W: How do they get the oil from the storage tank to the ship?
M: They use pipes.
Q: What did they use?
a. trucks
b. containers
c. trains
d. tubes

65. M: What’s Peter’s house like?


W: It is huge.
Q: What did she say about the house?
a. His house is big.
b. His house is pretty.
c. His house is old.
d. His house is modern.

66. M: What happened to your coat?


W: It wore out.
Q: What did the woman mean?
a. Her coat got lost.
b. Her coat got stolen.
c. Her coat got dirty.
d. Her coat got old.

67. Ed: How long has Mr. Rivers studied English?


Tom: he for one month.
a. studies
b. is studying
c. will study
d. has been studying

68. I am a student. The instructor teaches me.


a. I am teaching the student.
b. I am taught by the instructor.
c. I teach the instructor.
d. I am not taught by the instructor.

69. How you like the weather in Texas?


a. do
b. are
c. have
d. must

70. The river has its origin in Minnesota.


a. waterfalls
b. ports
c. end
d. beginning

71. The singer is very popular


a. The singer sings badly.
b. Many people like to listen to the singer.
c. The singer sings folk music.
d. People who like the singer are intelligent.

72. A man who cashes a check wants it .


a. deposited
b. changed for money
c. mailed
d. saved

73. Man has known about petroleum for many centuries.


a. hundreds of years
b. thousands of years
c. several years
d. many decades

74. She get to the dance last night.


a. shouldn’t
b. couldn’t
c. can’t
d. won’t

75. It is against regulations food in your room.


a. to had
b. to have
c. to having
d. have

76. Tom had the chair from the office.


a. removes
b. to remove
c. removing
d. removed

77. Select the correct sentence.


a. We will go on a picnic if it doesn’t rain.
b. If we will go on a picnic, it doesn’t rain.
c. If we doesn’t go on a picnic, it will rain.
d. We if it will rain doesn’t go on a picnic.

78. For billions of years, the sun, which is a large star, has been burning
intensely without dissipating itself. The reason for this unique action is the
performance of thermonuclear reaction which gives off heat and energy
without a great loss of fuel. The light and warmth that we enjoy each day
are a result of the sun’s thermonuclear reaction.

According to this paragraph, the sun .


a. gets hotter
b. emits heat and energy
c. gets cooler
d. is dissipating intensely

79. Learning a second language requires a great deal of determination and


effort. A person must concentrate on the material. The learner must
immerse himself.

According to this paragraph, .


a. it is easy to learn a second language
b. a person need only listen to learn a second language
c. second language learning demands hard work
d. occasional studying results in second language learning

80. The best fire prevention system is good .


a. cooking
b. housekeeping
c. painting
d. flooring

81. The principal was appointed by the board of education.


a. named
b. replaced
c. educated
d. instructed

82. Why don’t you use your head when you drive?
a. think
b. be quick
c. use your eyesight
d. use your hat

83. The inch, foot, and yard are measurements.


a. quality
b. linear
c. weight
d. volume

84. Visiting with Americans you an opportunity to speak English.


a. to give
b. gives
c. giving
d. given

85. Not much about the matter since that time.


a. to say
b. is saying
c. has been said
d. have to say

86. In any physical fitness program, self-discipline must be .


a. emphasize
b. to emphasize
c. emphasized
d. emphasizing
87. You should use a pen your checks.
a. to writing
b. of writing
c. for writing
d. for write

88. Joe rides the bus rather than the train. He says the bus is faster and is as
comfortable as the train.
a. He believes the train is more comfortable.
b. He thinks the bus travels faster.
c. The bus is more comfortable.
d. He prefers the train to the bus.

89. I will probably eat my lunch before I leave.


a. want to
b. should
c. will likely
d. must

90. Silver, for instance, is a good conductor.


a. for a moment
b. for example
c. instantly
d. for necessity

91. Don’t oppose his interests.


a. be for
b. work against
c. examine
d. protect

92. The path is so narrow that .


a. I’m tired
b. I must walk behind you
c. it’s damaging my shoes
d. I can see for miles

93. Paul took his clothes to the cleaners and told the clerk to deliver them
when they were ready. Paul wants the clerk to .
a. put a special finish on the clothes
b. have the clothes taken to his house
c. throw the clothes away because they are too old
d. come get Paul’s clothes to be cleaned

94. Mississippi River flows southward.


a. , the
b. The, the
c. The,
d. ,

95. I am tired reading. Let’s go for a walk.


a. to
b. of
c. by
d. for

96. The wind’s effect on an airplane while it is on the ground is different


when it is flying.
a. so
b. compared
c. to
d. from

97. Don’t that old shirt; it will make a good cleaning rag.
a. wipe
b. discard
c. describe
d. polish

98. The animal died because it was underfed and .


a. overworked
b. underway
c. overcooked
d. undercover

99. The woman was seized.


a. harmed
b. captured
c. destroyed
d. aided

100. You can always count Jerry to do the right thing.


a. on
b. for
c. by
d. to
061.

1. What kinds of animals does Mr. Shore have?


He is one of the kindest people I know.
His farm is in Texas.
He has pigs, sheep, and a few horses.
He grows corn and beans.

2. The children can see the movie without paying. Who can see the movie
free?
men and woman
military only
women only
boys and girls

3. Where did he buy the pencil?


for 10 cents
he needed one
last week
at the store

4. My chair is made of aluminum. What is it made of?


strong plastic
strong cloth
light metal
light wood

5. Tom went to the doctor to have his hearing checked. What did the doctor
check?
Tom’s eyes
Tom’s ears
Tom’s lungs
Tom’s feet

6. The weather report is received daily. When do we get the report?


every week
every hour
every month
every day

7. Mary’s the cashier in our office.


She cleans the floor.
She answers the telephone.
She types all the letters.
She handles the money.

8. He was a passenger on that bus.


He cleaned it.
He worked on it.
He polished it.
He rode on it.

9. Smoking in the classroom is prohibited.


Smoking is permitted.
Smoking is not allowed.
Smoking is encouraged.
Smoking is safe.

10. Bob’s an expert mechanic.


Bob used to be a mechanic.
Bob’s a really good mechanic.
Bob’s not a very good mechanic.
Bob wants to become a mechanic.

11. When we went on the picnic, we participated in many games.


We watched the games.
We played the games.
We got tired of them.
We took pictures of them.

12. The trip was very long. What was long?


the movie
the journey
the lesson
the boat

13. In what season does snow usually fall?


white
summer
winter
gently

14. How long a period may I work on this project?


for sixty inches
for sixty pieces
for sixty minutes
for sixty degrees

15. What was the result of the accident?


John fixed it.
John was hurt.
John brought it.
John was driving.

16. The weather is getting cooler. What is happening to the weather?


It is getting humid.
The temperature is going down.
It is clearing up.
It is getting cloudy outside.

17. Sandra made a long distance call. What kind of call was it?
It was to a business office.
It was from a public phone.
It was to another city.
It was at a low rate.
18. The heart is an important organ. What does it do?
It digests food.
It pumps blood.
It cools the body.
It protects the spine.

19. The parents are watching their children cook the food.
The parents are talking to their children.
The parents are cooking the food.
The parents are looking at their children.
The parents are feeding the children.

20. The commander says he approves of the plan.


He wants to mover the plan.
He doesn’t agree with the plan.
He accepts the plan.
He wants to change it.

21. This city needs a little more housing.


It needs more parks.
It needs waterways.
It needs living quarters.
It needs traffic control.

22. I’ve got to have my car fixed.


My car is running well.
I’m having trouble with my car.
I just bought a new car.
I’m going to buy a new car.

23. My socks have disappeared.


They are lost.
They have become old and worn.
They are on the table.
They have changed colors.

24. Mr. James is a commercial pilot.


He flies for the airlines.
He flies for the Air Force.
He flies for sport.
He sells airplanes.

25. Joe and his friend went out to eat.


They ate the food at home.
They ate too much food.
They ate at a restaurant.
They ate the wrong food.

26. This book is a reprint of an old book.


This is the original book.
This book is completely new.
This book is the same as the old book.
This book has been in my family several years.

27. Joan has a temporary job.


She is very efficient at her work.
She receives a high salary for her work.
She does work for several people.
She took the job for only a limited time.

28. Joe got on the wrong bus this morning. Bill did too.
Joe rode on two buses.
Bill missed the bus.
Joe and Bill didn’t get the right bus.
Bill didn’t get on the bus this morning.

29. The insulation on the wire was damaged. What was damaged?
the fuse
the covering
the copper
the plug

30. Who is most likely to use a nut?


a doctor
a mechanic
a painter
a salesman

31. The ride was bumpy. How was the ride?


smooth
fast
rough
comfortable

32. Bob slept in the open. Where did he sleep?


upstairs
downstairs
outside
inside

33. In his haste, he forgot to turn off the stove before he left the house. What
happened to his house?
It got cold.
It was painted.
It burned down.
It was constructed.

34. The box was made of lumber. What was it made of?
cardboard
pasteboard
sheetrock
wood
35. Did the driver break a traffic law?
Yes, he stopped for a red light.
Yes, he was driving too fast.
Yes, he showed his ID card.
Yes, he was parking his car.

36. Are you getting used to the weather?


Yes, it’s raining hard now.
No, I don’t think it will snow.
No, it isn’t hot today.
Yes, I’m becoming accustomed to it.

37. Mr. Smith will train Lois for that job.


He will thank her for doing it.
He will take her to it.
He will stop her from doing it.
He will teach her to do it.

38. Chew your food well.


Chew your food occasionally.
Chew your food in half.
Chew your food thoroughly.
Chew your food in small pieces.

39. I watched the men build a racecar.


They constructed the car.
They put gas in the car.
They rode in the car.
They drove it to town.

40. The man did his duty.


He did not want to do anything.
He did whatever he felt like doing.
He did not know what to do.
He did what he was supposed to do.

41. After the doctor put some drops in David’s eyes, David’s vision became
blurred.
His sight became very sharp.
He couldn’t see very clearly.
He couldn’t open his eyes.
His eyes began to hurt.

42. There was an explosion at the refinery.


Some workers were promoted.
Some workers were hired.
Some workers were injured.
Some workers were retired.

43. Something went wrong with the engine and we had to make an emergency
landing.
The engine was working.
The engine wouldn’t start.
The engine failed.
The emergency landing wasn’t necessary.

44. I asked the captain for some time off, but I was turned down.
I was whirled around.
My request was rejected.
I put the time down.
The captain asked for some time off.

45. There’s a shortage of food.


There’s ______ food.
very little
delicious
greasy
abundant

46. Jack says he doesn’t mind the warm weather.


He doesn’t think about the weather.
He worries about the warm weather.
He doesn’t object to the warm weather.
He can’t stand the warm weather.

47. Do you care about your job?


Yes, I am careless.
Yes, I am conceited.
Yes, I am callous.
Yes, I am concerned.

48. Tools should be protected against moisture. What should they be protected
against?
dry weather
dampness
oil and grease
improper use

49. She has something wrong with her respiratory system. Where is the
trouble?
in her heart
in her ribs
in her lungs
in her stomach

50. Sue bought some tableware for the occasion. What did she buy?
fruit and vegetables
spoons, knives, and forks
chairs and tables
pots and pans

51. Why did the welder use goggles?


to protect his feet
to protect his hands
to protect his hearing
to protect his sight

52. The soldier worked in transportation and supply. What did his job involve?
logistics
personnel
administration
statistics

53. Someone walked away with our new book. What happened to the book?
It was printed.
It was sold.
It was stolen.
It was signed.

54. The pilot carried out his mission.


He accomplished his mission.
He planned his mission.
He continued his mission.
He cancelled his mission.

55. The jury decided that the company’s actions were deliberate.
The company acted _______.
knowingly
impulsively
generously
impersonally

56. Belinda can’t stand her supervisor.


She can’t ______ him.
understand
tolerate
satisfy
influence

57. F: Did you plan to take pictures on your trip?


M: Yes, but my camera was not working.
What do you learn from this conversation?
The man took picture on the trip.
The man did not take any pictures.
The man did not make any plans.
The man worked instead of going on a trip.

58. F: What did the secretary tell you?


M: To come back.
What did the man say about the secretary?
She told him to leave.
She told him to return.
She told him to enter.
She told him to hurry.
59. F: Is Kevin going to the movie?
M: No, he said he would be busy all day.
Why isn’t Kevin going to the movie?
He is sick.
He has no time.
He doesn’t like movie.
He is going away.

60. F: I’m going back to the house.


M: You’d better take a flashlight with you.
Why does she need a flashlight?
to see the way.
to open the door.
to start a fire.
to take a bath.

61. M: What happened to your beautiful plants?


F: The freeze killed them.
What happened to the plants?
They bloomed.
They grew.
They died.
They faded.

62. F: Did you move the books?


M: Yes, I thought they would fall.
What did the man think the books would do?
drop down.
pile up.
roll around
push through

63. F: Did you remember to put water in this? The leaves are beginning to
fall.
M: No, I didn’t. I’ll do it now.
What needs water?
the grass
a salad
the forest
a plant

64. M: Can I help you, ma’am?


F: I want my car checked. What do you charge?
What does the woman want to know?
how long it will take
what tools it will take
which parts of the car will be checked
how much it will cost

65. M: There is a car with its lights on in the parking lot. It is a blue Mercury
Cougar with Georgia license plates. The car ______.
is illegally parked
was stolen in Georgia
is stalled at a light
has its lights on

66. M: What are they building on the highway out by the Garrett’s farm? W:
That’s going to be a new city landfill. The city will _______ in it.
deposit trash.
clean water
produce electricity
build a stadium

67. Do you _____ the time?


Had
have
having
has

68. ______ is to use it.


A language the best way to learn
The best way a language to learn
The best way to learn a language
A language to learn the best way

69. Do you ever eat in a restaurant?


No, I ate in a restaurant never.
No, I never eat in a restaurant.
No, never I eat in a restaurant.
No, in a restaurant I eat never.
70. Cotton is the principal product of this state.
secondary
main
unpopular
cheap

71. It is illegal to carry a gun.


permissible
natural
essential
unlawful

72. One of the prisoners escaped.


was wounded
got away
was released
wouldn’t work.

73. Linda can have only liquid foods. What’s the only thing she can have?
foods the are fresh
foods she can chew
foods that are cooked
foods she can drink
74. Sue: You’d better get to class on time. Joe: You’re right. I ____ go now.
may
must
would
had

75. Portable electric hand drills are used for _____ holes in materials.
boring
to bore
bored
bore

76. Joan doesn’t want ______.


nothing
anything
anywhere
somewhere

77. Select the correct sentence.


Mary likes on Thanksgiving Day to visit her grandmother.
On Thanksgiving Day to visit her grandmother Mary likes.
Mary likes to visit her grandmother on Thanksgiving Day.
Mary likes her grandmother on Thanksgiving Day to visit.

78. Today one finds that plastics are being used almost everywhere. Plastic
articles can be produced at rather low cost; the machines for molding
them are neither large nor heavy. Furthermore, most of the products are
light in weight and can be stored and transported easily. According to this
paragraph, plastics are _____.
popular but not practical
practical but not popular
both practical and popular
neither practical nor popular
79. He cut the meat into pieces before serving it.
bought
cooked
cleaned
carved

80. The astronauts descended to earth. They came _____.


around
apart
through
down

81. All Bob heard on his radio was static. What did he hear?
music
news
voices
noise

82. Monkeys like to show off.


try to get food
make a present
sleep long hours
attract attention

83. He isn’t used to this food. It is _____.


Strange to him
Not new to him
His favorite
His native food

84. I had been listening to the teacher before the bell ______.
rang
rings
is ringing
will ring

85. Robert: Does he brush his teeth every day?


Sally: Yes, he always ____ his teeth.
brush
brushing
brushed
brushes

86. In baseball, the first ball of the season often _____ by the President.
was throwing
did throw
have thrown
is thrown

87. He walked _______ the path.


at
along
with
between

88. The diamond is a beautiful, brilliant gem. Although it is commonly used in


engagement rings, its greatest use is in industry. Today, the automotive
industry is the main buyer uses for this mineral in an automobile factory.
According to this paragraph, ________
All diamonds are used in engagement rings
15 minerals are used in automobile factories
industrial diamonds are used in automobile factories
all diamonds are used in industry

89. Lee wants to register his letter.


drop the letter in the postbox
have the post office record it
put an airmail stamp on it
send it with some cash

90. In America, there was plenty of room for everybody for a hundred and fifty
years. America could take all those who chose to come. According to this
paragraph, ______.
America is 150 years old
America chose to take everyone
there was living space for all who came
people stopped coming to coming to America after 150 years

91. The path is so narrow that ______.


I’m tired
I must walk behind you
It’s damaging my shoes
I can see for miles

92. You shouldn’t have much trouble getting around here.


Finding your way will be difficult.
Your movements here will be restricted.
You should be able to find your way.
You will get lost very easily.

93. When will you wind up the job?


start
finish
motivate
join

94. Has anybody met the ____ scholar who is visiting our department today?
had learned
learns
learned
has learned

95. The dead bank guard _____ three times in the chest.
had been stabbed
was stabbing
had stabbed
is stabbing

96. _____ Paul’s request for leave was in poor judgment.


To deny
Deny
Denies
Should deny

97. Don’t _____ that old shirt; it will make a good cleaning rag.
wipe
discard
describe
polish

98. The woman was seized.


harmed
captured
destroyed
aided

99. The silver vase is tarnished.


valuable
antique
shiny
discolored

100. His perplexity during the discussion was evident.


confusion
understanding
knowledge
enthusiasm

062.
1. Jerry went to a technical school for six months. How long did he attend
school?
a. a full year
b. half a year
c. a quarter of a year
d. fifteen weeks
2. What do you find in the sports section of the newspaper?
a. political news
b. football news
c. funnies
d. want ads

3. The student wanted to ask a question in class. What did he do?


a. raised his hand
b. wrote a message
c. listened to a tape
d. smiled at the instructor

4. The two objects were made from the same mold. How did they look?
a. different
b. alive
c. alike
d. difficult

5. Bob wants to take a shower. What does he want to do?


a. walk in the rain
b. clean himself
c. eat soon
d. look at the rain

6. Arthur received a telegram.


a. He got a gift.
b. He got some help.
c. He got a message.
d. He got some cooperation.

7. The mess hall is in the central part of the base.


a. It is in the middle.
b. It is on one edge.
c. It is near the front.
d. It is on the highest point.

8. Casey had to take three different drugs.


a. He was swimming.
b. He was sick.
c. He was eating.
d. He was alone.

9. Edmund made a mistake.


a. He said something good.
b. He found something new.
c. He read something funny.
d. He did something wrong.

10. The accident was caused by a speeding car.


a. The road was very bad.
b. The road was very wet.
c. The car was going uphill.
d. The car was going too fast.

11. The little girl had a problem when she tried to tie her shoes.
a. It was easy for her to tie her shoes.
b. It was difficult for her to tie her shoes.
c. She liked to tie her shoes.
d. She disliked tying her shoes.

12. What’s found in books?


a. stores
b. printers
c. words
d. covers

13. Joe asked the clerk if he could cash a check. The clerk said, “What’s the
amount?” What did the clerk want to know?
a. what country the check was from
b. how much money the check was for
c. the kind of check it was
d. the number of checks he had to cash

14. The airmen decided to have their party at the club, where they would have
more space for dancing. Where would they have more space?
a. the airmen
b. for dancing
c. to have their party
d. at the club

15. Tom said these apples are spoiled. What did he say about the apples?
a. The apples are not good.
b. The apples are good.
c. The apples are pretty.
d. The apples are small.

16. We took care of the surface of the table. What part did we take care of?
a. the top of the table
b. to change a tire
c. the bottom of the table
d. the whole table

17. Paul had to buy a new switch. What did he use it for?
a. to hold something
b. to change a tire
c. to tighten some screws
d. to turn on a light

18. Mary’s husband went out to buy more fuel for the heater. What is he going
to bring home?
a. kerosene
b. Mary
c. a store
d. ashes
19. I hear that your sister is living in England. Do you correspond with her?
a. Yes, I like to visit there.
b. Yes, the people are friendly.
c. Yes, I write a letter every week.
d. Yes, the plane ticket is expensive.

20. Margaret asked John to keep an eye on the children. What did she ask him
to do?
a. to watch the children
b. to find the children
c. to help the children
d. to feed the children

21. Anna likes to dress up. What does she like to do?
a. wear nice clothes
b. buy new clothes
c. fix old clothes
d. make unusual clothes

22. Make sure the equipment functions properly before you try to use it.
a. Make sure the equipment is plugged in properly.
b. Make sure the equipment is cleaned properly.
c. Make sure the equipment is installed properly.
d. Make sure the equipment is working properly.

23. This land is for commercial use only.


a. You can build a department store on it.
b. You can build a house on it.
c. You can build a public school on it.
d. You can build a church on it.

24. John told me that the bookstore was right around the corner.
a. It was around to the right.
b. It was far from the corner.
c. It was just around the corner.
d. It was at the correct corner.

25. I go to school because it is compulsory.


a. It is required.
b. It is interesting.
c. Boys and girls go together.
d. It is free for me.

26. The situation required prompt action.


a. The officer in charge required prompt action.
b. The circumstances required prompt action.
c. The regulation required prompt action.
d. The government required prompt action.

27. My watch says a quarter past eight.


a. It’s fifteen to eight.
b. It’s eight fifteen.
c. It’s fifteen to nine.
d. It’s eight thirty.

28. Burt has never been absent from class.


a. He disrupted class.
b. He always goes to school.
c. He left school.
d. He never listens in class.

29. Sam liked the cake so much that he got a second piece. How many pieces
of cake did Sam have?
a. two
b. three
c. a large piece
d. a small piece

30. Susan came at the time we were leaving. When did Susan come?
a. just as we were leaving
b. before we left
c. just after we left
d. some time after we left

31. When was the mouse killed?


a. I gave it food yesterday.
b. It has been dead for two days.
c. I looked for it Monday.
d. Mice like to eat cheese.

32. George enjoyed his journey very much. What did he enjoy?
a. his trip
b. his job
c. his dinner
d. his family

33. Why are those black shoes comfortable?


a. because they are new
b. because they fit well
c. because they are cheap
d. because they look nice

34. Why are sleeves needed?


a. to cover the legs
b. to cover the chest
c. to cover the arms
d. to cover the table

35. The football player was hurt on impact. How did he get hurt?
a. sitting on the bench
b. missing the play
c. hitting the ground
d. staying in bed
36. What is the content of that newspaper story?
a. It costs 25 cents.
b. It’s about the weather.
c. It’s printed in the United States.
d. It’s delivered every day.

37. They compressed the material. What happened to the material?


a. It became longer.
b. It became hotter.
c. It became smaller.
d. It became stronger.

38. Mr. Brown’s car is not reliable. Why doesn’t he want to take a trip in it?
a. It can run slowly.
b. It may break down.
c. Gasoline is expensive.
d. Traffic is heavy.

39. The instructor thought that it would be a good idea to go over the lessons
again during the period.
a. He wanted to review the lessons.
b. He asked the students to write the lessons.
c. He thought the lessons were well explained.
d. He thought he overlooked the lessons.

40. Harry got in touch with me. What did he do?


a. He called me.
b. He left me.
c. He missed me.
d. He hit me.

41. When the electrical system was checked, it was found to be working
properly.
a. The electrical system needs to be checked.
b. The electrical system wasn’t checked.
c. It worked normally after it was repaired.
d. It was operating normally when it was checked.

42. She slipped on the sidewalk.


a. The walk was clean.
b. The walk was level.
c. The walk was icy.
d. The walk was paved.

43. Susan’s wish actually came true.


a. It really happened.
b. It could have happened.
c. It might possibly happen.
d. It probably happened.

44. Darlene made a decision.


a. Darlene built something.
b. Darlene chose what to do.
c. Darlene asked what to do.
d. Darlene made a speech.

45. There are no exceptions to the rule.


a. No one may break the rule.
b. No one has heard the rule.
c. No one will enforce the rule.
d. No one can follow the rule.

46. Ted said he would have a bit more. How much did he want?
a. a lot more
b. no more
c. a few more
d. a little more

47. Yesterday the wind came from the south and it was warm. Today the wind
is from the north and it is cold. Why is it cold today?
a. because the wind shifted
b. because the weather is mild
c. because the wind died down
d. because a storm is coming

48. Joe heard a rumor that the airbase was going to close. What did he hear?
a. a statement of fact
b. an official statement
c. a statement of authority
d. an unconfirmed statement

49. The stereo equipment cannot be sold separately. How will it be sold?
a. divided up
b. a piece at a time
c. torn up
d. all at one time

50. When he jumped from the fence, Peter tore his trousers.
a. He ripped them.
b. He dirtied them.
c. He soiled them.
d. He wrinkled them.

51. The mechanic detected a small crack in the blade.


a. He noticed a crack.
b. He fixed a crack.
c. He made a crack.
d. He reported a crack.

52. I want you to disregard that letter.


a. pay no attention to it.
b. Do not destroy it.
c. Read it immediately.
d. Answer it right now.
53. In this coded message, each number represents a letter of the alphabet.
a. None of the numbers is a letter.
b. Each number looks like a letter.
c. The code is in alphabetical order.
d. Every number stands for a letter.

54. What are you going to use that trailer for?


a. to haul freight
b. to drain the field
c. to pump water
d. to spray paint

55. David’s car is ready to fall apart.


His car is .
a. a rental car
b. in good condition
c. brand new
d. in poor condition

56. The new movie has angered a lot of people.


It is .
a. excellent
b. very funny
c. controversial
d. very sad

57. W: I hope you don’t fall.


M: So do I. I can’t swim.
Where are the man and woman?
a. by deep water
b. by big rocks
c. by high mountains
d. by a thick forest

58. W: This shoe store doesn’t have my size.


M: Well, let’s try the new store across the street.
Where is the new store?
a. in the next block
b. on the opposite side of town
c. on the opposite side of the street
d. down the same street

59. M: Here’s a nice chair for you.


W: Oh, no. It’s much too big.
What did the woman say about the chair?
a. It is not the right price.
b. It is not the right color.
c. It is not the right size.
d. It is not the right shape.

60. W: Will you go?


M: If you will.
What does the man suggest?
a. that neither of them go
b. that only he go
c. that only the woman go
d. that both of them go

61. M: What do you want to know about this truck?


W: Its capacity.
What does the woman mean?
a. She wants to know how much it costs.
b. She wants to know how new it is.
c. She wants to know how fast it goes.
d. She wants to know how much it can carry.

62. M: Have you talked to the chaplain yet?


W: No, I will see him after the service.
Where are the man and woman?
a. in a restaurant
b. in a train station
c. in a chapel
d. in a theater

63. W: What are your duties, Lieutenant Parks?


M: My field is telegraphy.
What does Lt. Parks do?
a. He observes and directs artillery fire.
b. He builds military roads and bridges.
c. He sends coded messages over wire.
d. He guides planes in the right direction.

64. W: I didn’t know you were in this hotel.


M: Well, I’m going to check out now.
What is the man going to do?
a. look over the hotel
b. leave the hotel
c. get some money
d. go to bed

65. W: Do you like that song?


M: Yes, but not the singer’s version of it.
What does he object to?
a. the time when it was sung
b. the place where it was sung
c. the way that it was sung
d. the reason why it was sung

66. M: What did you think of the book?


W: The ending was very abrupt.
What did the woman think?
a. She thought the ending was good.
b. She thought the ending was obvious.
c. She thought the ending was sudden.
d. She thought the ending was sad.

67. I home by 11 o’clock last night.


a. will go
b. am going
c. go
d. had gone

68. How you like the weather in Texas?


a. do
b. are
c. have
d. must

69. The new student .


a. in class at all this morning wasn’t
b. this morning at all wasn’t in class
c. at all wasn’t this morning in class
d. wasn’t in class at all this morning

70. Joe did not wear a tie or jacket with that .


a. shoe
b. skirt
c. scarf
d. shirt

71. John asked, “Is this seat taken?” He asked if the seat was .
a. broken
b. reserved
c. moved
d. fixed

72. I want to develop my muscles, and that’s why I’ll .


a. eat less food
b. go to bed late
c. exercise every day
d. study hard

73. They took the readings in centigrade. What were they measuring?
a. distance
b. volume
c. temperature
d. weight

74. Are you to visit me tomorrow?


a. come
b. coming
c. came
d. comes

75. The report was ready for .


a. to print
b. printing
c. printed
d. be printed

76. Sally always sits in favorite chair.


a. hers
b. her
c. mine
d. yours

77. Select the correct sentence.


a. We will go on a picnic if it doesn’t rain.
b. If we will go on a picnic it doesn’t rain.
c. If we doesn’t go on a picnic it will rain.
d. We if it will rain doesn’t go on a picnic.

78. Which of these is a fluid?


a. paper
b. oil
c. chalk
d. an aircraft

79. I turned off the light because .


a. no one wanted to read
b. it was too dark to read
c. I like to read
d. I wanted to read

80. Although it was raining yesterday, we went to the Taylor’s.


a. We went to the Taylor’s in the rain.
b. The Taylors were out in the rain.
c. We didn’t go because of the rain.
d. We went out after the rain.

81. The commander could not ensure promotions for his men.
a. arrange
b. justify
c. guarantee
d. falsify

82. To learn something by yourself means to .


a. study or practice with friends
b. leave it alone
c. learn by special classes
d. learn it without help
83. In that case I will go with you.
a. event
b. regard
c. day
d. car

84. The dog kept us up all night.


a. barked
b. barking
c. barks
d. bark

85. Did you hear that Janelle is marry?


a. about
b. about for
c. about to
d. about for to

86. The students soon; otherwise, they will be late for the movie.
a. can arrive
b. were arriving
c. should arrive
d. have arrived

87. The NCO expects his men the proper uniform.


a. wear
b. be wearing
c. to wear
d. are wearing

88. They call him Bart.


a. He has called Bart.
b. He will call Bart.
c. He is called Bart.
d. He is calling Bart.

89. Occasionally a language will not have a word to describe a certain


occurrence or new product. In such cases a word is often borrowed from
another language. This borrowing is particularly common with scientific
and technical terms.

a. a language may drop technical terms


b. new words can be added to languages by borrowing
c. all languages have words to describe certain occurrences
d. borrowing scientific terms is not common

90. The woman used fine thread to sew the dress.


a. heavy
b. new
c. thin
d. dark
91. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson have their evening paper delivered.
The paper is .
a. mailed by them
b. bought at a newsstand
c. brought to their home
d. sent to the newsstand

92. It doesn’t look as though this rain is ever going to let up.
a. start
b. stop
c. get worse
d. begin falling

93. Mary has decided to take up art.


a. collect
b. picture
c. teach
d. study

94. The accumulation of mud on his tires was than he thought.


a. worse
b. worst
c. as worse as
d. more worse

95. The number of whooping cranes diminishing.


a. were
b. are
c. is
d. being

96. Select the correct sentence.


a. Her long, beautiful, chestnut hair dazzled the audience.
b. Her chestnut, beautiful, long hair dazzled the audience.
c. Her long, chestnut, beautiful hair dazzled the audience.
d. The audience dazzled her beautiful, long, chestnut hair.

97. The eagle has been admired by man throughout the ages. Its likeness
has been the emblem of many governments. In real life, the eagle is
actually a bird of prey that lives off of small animals.

According to this paragraph, the eagle .


a. eats other animals
b. is just an emblem
c. has a very long life
d. is protected by governments

98. The student has gone back to his country for good.
a. for the time being
b. for health
c. permanently
d. in a hurry

99. The company had to go through a lot of red tape to get its plans approved.
a. bureaucratic procedures
b. angry protests by workers
c. quick preliminary meetings
d. unexpected cost increases

100. Tell David to hold his horses; I’m .


a. tired of waiting
b. sorry for him
c. happy for him
d. almost ready

063.

1. Be sure to use the proper forms. Which forms should be used?


a. the long ones
b. the correct ones
c. the usual ones
d. the revised ones

2. He is going to the grocery store. What will he buy?


a. posts and wires
b. milk and bread
c. chairs and tables
d. nails and lumber

3. Each night, I read fifty pages in my book. When do I read my book?


a. every night
b. every other night
c. twice a week
d. once a week
4. They are supposed to do the job quickly. How are they supposed to do the
job?
a. well
b. fast
c. cheaply
d. quietly

5. The instructor said, “I will be absent tomorrow.”


a. He’ll be back tomorrow as usual.
b. He doesn’t need to be absent.
c. He’ll be in class early in the morning.
d. He won’t be in tomorrow.

6. The airman walked to the back of the building.


a. He walked to the side.
b. He walked to the front.
c. He walked to the center.
d. He walked to the rear.

7. The doctor told Kim to eat more vegetables.


a. Kim should et more beef.
b. Kim should eat more cherries.
c. Kim should eat more spinach.
d. Kim should eat more pastry.

8. We need your signature on this contract.


a. Please, hold it.
b. Please, leave it at home.
c. Please, take it.
d. Please, sign your name.

9. The doctor told his patients that he’d see them in a moment.
a. The doctor will see his patients in a short time.
b. The doctor will see his patients in the winter.
c. The doctor was in a hurry.
d. The doctor was leaving on a trip.

10. That man is a government agent.


a. That man understands the government.
b. That man opposes the government.
c. That man represents the government.
d. That man pays the government.

11. Gary added the numbers. The was 120.


a. time
b. product
c. pressure
d. total

12. Which of these things is alive?


a. a house
b. an animal
c. the sun
d. a book

13. The train was in motion when we jumped on. What can you say about the
train?
a. It was moving.
b. It was in the station.
c. It was late.
d. It had stopped.

14. How did that bottle get broken?


a. It was empty.
b. It was handled carefully.
c. It fell on the floor.
d. It fit in the case.

15. Jerry asked, “Whose pen is this?” What did he want to know?
a. the color of the pen
b. what the pen cost
c. the owner of the pen
d. when the pen was lost

16. Sam arrived at the theater at one but the movie didn’t begin until three. How
long did he have to wait?
a. 3 o’clock
b. for no one
c. two hours
d. because it was late

17. Mr. Leslie’s job is to regulate the machines. What does Mr. Leslie do?
a. He makes the machines.
b. He controls the machines.
c. He oils the machines.
d. He sells the machines.

18. Alan doesn’t know how to operate the vending machine. What should he do
first?
a. pull the knobs
b. insert the coins
c. read the directions
d. make the selections

19. This matter requires immediate action. When should you act?
a. in a few minutes
b. after a while
c. after careful thought
d. right away

20. I will put the parts together. What will I do?


a. unite them
b. put paint on them
c. name the parts
d. separate them into units.
21. Which of these might be made of plastic?
a. a salad
b. a bar of soap
c. a candle
d. a comb

22. The student was looking at the rainbow. What was he looking at?
a. a drop of water
b. colors in the sky
c. a waterproof coat
d. a stub from a ticket

23. What is the highest part of a room?


a. the wall
b. the door
c. the ceiling
d. the floor

24. There are many caution signs along the highway. What do these signs
mean?
a. to drive dangerously
b. to turn around
c. to drive carefully
d. to stop at once

25. Why do you need a water pump?


a. to turn the water into steam
b. to heat the water
c. to get the water out of the well
d. to measure the water

26. The little boy lied.


a. He didn’t hide the shoe.
b. He cried.
c. He got sick.
d. He didn’t tell the truth.

27. Jim doesn’t like to eat alone in a restaurant.


a. He enjoys eating vegetables.
b. He enjoys eating with friends.
c. He enjoys eating by himself.
d. He enjoys eating a snack.

28. Ralph owes the bank a lot of money.


Ralph is in .
a. movies
b. debt
c. class
d. transit
29. Mr. Jones said, “I cannot afford a car.” What does Mr. Jones mean?
a. He has enough money to buy a car.
b. He needs a car.
c. He doesn’t have money to buy a car.
d. He doesn’t need a car.

30. George always asks a clerk to get the item he wants. Who does George
ask?
a. the owner
b. a friend
c. the store manager
d. a store worker

31. If she sat next to me on the bus, where did she sit?
a. in front of me
b. behind me
c. beside me
d. across from me

32. Helen’s examination indicated she had several cavities. Where were the
cavities found?
a. in her eyes
b. in her ears
c. in her throat
d. in her teeth

33. This example is comparable to the first one. What kind of examples are
they?
a. They are completely different.
b. They aren’t related.
c. They are very much alike.
d. They aren’t similar at all.

34. It rained almost everyday last month.


a. It rained during the weekend.
b. It rained every day.
c. It rained nearly every day.
d. It rained all week.

35. The flight attendant asked us to please move ahead in the plane.
a. She wanted us to gather in the center.
b. She wanted us to walk toward the front.
c. She wanted us to sit on one side.
d. She wanted us to show our tickets.

36. We had to skip chapter three because there wasn’t enough time.
a. We read it thoroughly.
b. We studied it carefully.
c. We omitted it entirely.
d. We had sufficient time.

37. Mary’s deaf.


a. She can’t hear.
b. She can’t walk.
c. She can’t talk.
d. She can’t see.

38. Ralph’s an expert mechanic.


a. He’s a careless mechanic.
b. He’s an honest mechanic.
c. He’s a skilled mechanic.
d. He’s a busy mechanic.

39. He is neither sick nor poor.


a. He is just sick.
b. He is only poor.
c. He is sick and poor.
d. He isn’t sick or poor.

40. The rain interfered with our plans for a picnic.


a. It helped our plans.
b. It made us change our plans.
c. It increased our plans.
d. It didn’t bother our plans.

41. The entire country watched the rocket take off on TV.
a. They saw the weather balloon.
b. They saw the spacecraft.
c. They saw the official helicopter.
d. They saw the race car.

42. Marie has a constant headache.


a. It comes and goes.
b. She has it some of the time.
c. It fluctuates back and forth.
d. She has it all the time.

43. Our teacher has an abundance of energy.


a. She has a portion of energy.
b. She has a limit of energy.
c. She has a minimum of energy.
d. She has a lot of energy.

44. Tom will fry potatoes for lunch.


a. He will put them in the oven.
b. He will put them in hot water.
c. He will put them in a sauce.
d. He will put them in hot oil.

45. Let’s wind up this job as soon as possible.


a. Let’s start it.
b. Let’s finish it.
c. Let’s turn it around.
d. Let’s start the fan.
46. How will a new job enable him to buy a car?
a. He will need it to get to work.
b. He will know how to drive then.
c. He will earn enough money.
d. He will have many new friends.

47. The drawing had many vertical lines. Which way did the lines go?
a. from left to right
b. up and down
c. from one corner to the center
d. around the drawing

48. The animal’s growth was surprising. What was surprising about the animal?
a. the way it moved around
b. the way it changed color
c. the way it got bigger
d. the way it found food

49. Mr. Samuels asked what stage our project was in. What did he want to
know?
a. why we were doing the project
b. when the project would take place
c. who would participate in the project
d. how far the project had progressed

50. The weather is unusually warm.


a. It will get warm.
b. It isn’t warm at all.
c. It isn’t so warm.
d. It is very warm.

51. My upper teeth hurt.


a. They are in the back of my mouth.
b. They are at the top of my mouth.
c. They are at the bottom of my mouth.
d. They are in the front of my mouth.

52. Paul’s avoiding Frances.


a. Paul doesn’t want to leave Frances.
b. Paul doesn’t want to forget Frances.
c. Paul doesn’t want to believe Frances.
d. Paul doesn’t want to see Frances.

53. We regret that you had the accident.


a. We are pleased.
b. We feel better.
c. We are nervous.
d. We feel sad.

54. When you have a homework assignment, you should never put off doing it.
a. You should remove it immediately.
b. You should not cancel it.
c. You should put it away.
d. You should do it without delay.

55. Aunt Nelly walked over to the couch.


Aunt Nelly wants to .
a. start dinner
b. sit down
c. wash clothes
d. stand up

56. Why did the police set up a barricade?


a. to let the people through
b. to speed up traffic
c. to block traffic
d. to clear the road

57. M: You look tired.


W: Well, it was a long trip.
What do you learn about the woman?
a. She has lost her job.
b. She has traveled quickly.
c. She has traveled far.
d. She has gone the wrong way.

58. M: How are you going to Europe?


W: I’m going by ship.
She’s going by .
a. plane
b. boat
c. train
d. foot

59. M: I think I’ll ask Homer to do it.


W: Don’t ask him. He’s too lazy.
What is the woman saying about Homer?
a. He is not a good man.
b. He doesn’t like flowers.
c. He cannot think very well.
d. He does not like to work.

60. M: I’m hungry. May I help you with dinner?


W: Oh, thanks. You can put the plates on the table.
What did the woman say to do?
a. put silverware on the table
b. sit down at the table
c. put the dishes on the table
d. clean off the table

61. M: How’s your brother doing in his new job?


W: I hear he’s been very effective.
What did the woman mean?
a. Her brother is a strange man.
b. Her brother is good at his job.
c. Her brother has left his job.
d. Her brother has been made ill by his job.

62. M: Can I help you?


W: Yes, hold the bag while we’re in the store.
What does the woman want the man to do with the bag?
a. fill it up
b. carry it
c. buy it
d. put it down

63. M: Why won’t this equipment run?


W: Because there is a short circuit in it.
What did the woman mean?
a. The electricity isn’t flowing properly.
b. Some parts need lubrication.
c. There isn’t enough fuel.
d. It’s been running too long.

64. M: When are you going to mail that package?


W: Just as soon as I finish wrapping it.
What is the woman doing to the package?
a. covering it
b. filling it
c. opening it
d. addressing it

65. W: Why are you whispering?


M: My throat is very sore today.
What is the man doing?
a. He is speaking softly.
b. He is screaming.
c. He is yelling.
d. He is speaking loudly.

66. M: Arlene’s a real live wire, isn’t she?


W: She certainly is.
Arlene is .
a. quiet
b. sensible
c. lively
d. stubborn

67. He would not work yesterday, but he work today.


a. will
b. won’t
c. always
d. never

68. My father to San Antonio.


a. didn’t not fly
b. don’t fly
c. didn’t never fly
d. didn’t fly

69. James would like a new car.


a. for get
b. to get
c. in getting
d. of getting

70. The river has its origin in Minnesota.


a. waterfalls
b. ports
c. end
d. beginning

71. Manufacturing is usually done .


a. on a farm
b. in a factory
c. in the forest
d. in the home

72. Mr. Jones wants a car for .


a. exercise
b. transportation
c. eating
d. sleeping

73. It was a decision of major importance.


a. small
b. great
c. some
d. military

74. While we watched TV, Mr. Brown a book.


a. was reading
b. reads
c. is reading
d. will read

75. He has been writing six hours.


a. since
b. at
c. for
d. in
76. The instructor gave an explanation to the student in order him
learn quickly and efficiently.
a. to help
b. for helping
c. help
d. helping

77. I asked him .


a. some help for
b. help some for
c. some for help
d. for some help

78. Sally: Where were you? It’s Saturday, and I’ve been waiting since
Thursday.
Peter: I’m sorry, but I told you I’d get here today.

When did the man get here?


a. Thursday
b. Saturday
c. Sunday
d. Tuesday

79. The modern automobile is the result of hundreds of inventions. The wheel
is probably the oldest invention used in a car. The internal combustion
engine is a more complex invention used to power this type of vehicle. By
using these and many other creative devices, man has steadily improved
the automobile. According to this paragraph, the development of the
modern automobile is the result of .

a. the internal combustion engine


b. man’s creation of the wheel
c. a combination of many inventions
d. the work of a small number of inventors

80. Did you recognize me in my costume?


a. admire
b. laugh at
c. know
d. envy

81. When you are being introduced to a person, the correct expression to use
is “ “
a. Goodbye. See you later.
b. Have a good day.
c. How do you do?
d. So long. Take it easy.

82. What did you do besides exercise?


a. in addition to
b. in place of
c. with
d. before

83. The driver violated the .


a. steep curve
b. car parts
c. fuel line
d. safety rules

84. pants need to be cleaned.


a. This
b. These
c. Any
d. Such

85. In the future, to improve your writing?


a. will you trying
b. have you try
c. will you try
d. are you trying

86. Do you enjoy to classical music?


a. listened
b. listening
c. listen
d. to listen

87. All the ID cards are listed in the computer.


a. to issue
b. issues
c. issued
d. are issuing

88. Mary tried not to look , but we knew that she was upset.
a. short
b. pretty
c. happy
d. angry

89. He felt that he should help his friends.


a. He felt that he would help them.
b. He felt that he had an obligation to help them.
c. He had a special time to help his friends.
d. He had a certain way of helping his friends.

90. There was an accumulation of dishes on the table. What was on the table?
a. a few different dishes
b. a couple of dishes
c. several valuable dishes
d. a pile of dishes

91. Walter’s setting up the tent.


a. cleaning
b. putting
c. folding
d. messing

92. He repaired the linkage in the helicopter control.


a. leak
b. connection
c. engine
d. compass

93. You can depend the automobile for transportation.


a. in
b. at
c. by
d. on

94. Students who are good listeners.


a. are interested
b. interesting
c. be interested
d. have interested

95. Gilbert and Douglas their lessons.


a. study
b. are studied
c. were studied
d. studying

96. Ms. Stickler, who is a finicky traveler, is willing to travel to the tropics
that she has access to constant air-conditioning.
a. beyond
b. only
c. if
d. provided

97. In an era of increasing emphasis on the role of global military air power, it
became necessary to increase the distances airplanes could travel. The
propeller-driven airplane with its slow speed and limited range became
largely obsolete. It was replaced b planes with supersonic speeds made
possible through jet-propulsion. Today with the introduction of in-flight
refueling, even planes like fighters and Bombers have achieved much
success in increasing their range capabilities. According to this paragraph,
greater distances can be flown by bombers through the use of .

a. jet propulsion
b. in-flight refueling
c. supersonic speeds
d. increasing air power

98. These children know how to time.


a. say
b. talk
c. speak
d. tell

99. What time will flight 708 from New York ?


a. get over
b. get in
c. get up
d. get by

100. The honor from Belgium declined to attend the award ceremony.
a. -ary
b. -arium
c. -ee
d. -ific

064.

1. The old man looked at the page. What did he look at?
a. a tree
b. a book
c. a wall
d. a coat

2. Mary is going to make some candy. What will she need?


a. She’ll need a hammer.
b. She’ll need some sugar.
c. She’ll need a ticket.
d. She’ll need some nickel.

3. The weatherman says it will freeze tonight. What does he mean?


a. The humidity will be high.
b. The wind will die down.
c. The weather will become hot.
d. The weather will become cold.

4. Private Morris performs his duties well. What sort of man is he?
a. lazy
b. efficient
c. musical
d. friendly
5. My mother never drinks coffee. How often does she drink coffee?
a. none of the time
b. some of the time
c. most of the time
d. all of the time

6. These two pictures are the same. What do we say when they are the
same?
a. They are alike.
b. They are nearby.
c. They are mine.
d. They are too early.

7. Which of these is a machine?


a. a thermometer
b. a ruler
c. a generator
d. a light bulb

8. If it clears up, we can have our picnic.


a. We can have a picnic even if it rains.
b. We can have a picnic if the bus comes.
c. We can have a picnic if the day is nice.
d. We can have a picnic if the food comes.

9. The movie will begin at three o’clock.


a. It will start at 3 o’clock.
b. It will be over at 3 o’clock.
c. It will close at 3 o’clock.
d. It will continue at 3 o’clock.

10. The coach told David that he was too small to play football.
a. David was too little.
b. David was too slow.
c. David was too tall.
d. David was too fast.

11. Jackson Street’s the main street.


a. It’s the oldest street.
b. It’s the principal street.
c. It’s the prettiest street.
d. It’s the next street.

12. Will the temperature rise?


a. Yes, it will go up about 10 degrees.
b. Yes, it will be colder than yesterday.
c. Yes, it will be discussed again tomorrow.
d. Yes, it will drop below zero.

13. Jim asked, “What’s the weather like?” How should you answer this
question?
a. I’m looking for a sale tomorrow.
b. It looks pretty nice.
c. It was a bad accident.
d. The woman died last night.

14. The student went to the beach and got a severe burn. What caused the
burn?
a. exposure to the sand
b. exposure to the sea
c. exposure to the surf
d. exposure to the sun

15. Why couldn’t the pilot see the runway?


a. Visibility was very poor.
b. It was a nice day.
c. The pilot needed goggles.
d. The pilot was in good shape.

16. The mechanic will inspect your car tomorrow. What will he do?
a. He’ll fix the car.
b. He’ll repair the car.
c. He’ll examine the car.
d. He’ll buy the car.

17. Carl’s studying chemistry at school. What’s he studying?


a. foreign languages
b. political systems
c. important dates
d. basic substances

18. Bill said to his friend, “Drink up, then we’ll go home.” What did Bill want his
friend to do?
a. drink standing up
b. order a drink
c. finish his drink
d. fill the glass

19. Dick checked in at the hotel last night. What did he do?
a. He left the hotel.
b. He checked the hotel officially.
c. He cashed a check in the hotel.
d. He arrived and registered in the hotel.

20. The sign said keep out. What did it say?


a. not to smoke
b. not to enter
c. not to stop
d. not to talk

21. Mr. Baker constructed that house by himself.


a. He lived alone in the house.
b. He talked about the house.
c. He built the house.
d. He bought the house.

22. Peter is weak.


a. He is not tall.
b. He is not handsome.
c. He is not strong.
d. He is not intelligent.

23. The cold weather bothered the woman very much.


a. She was uncomfortable.
b. She was afraid.
c. She was happy.
d. She was sorry.

24. Penny’s watch keeps accurate time.


a. Her watch doesn’t show the right time.
b. Her time is off five minutes.
c. Her watch stops a few times each day.
d. Her watch keeps correct time.

25. When I called him, he was too occupied to talk.


a. He was angry.
b. He was busy.
c. He was sleepy.
d. He was sick.

26. Sylvia is mentally ill.


a. Her mind is disturbed.
b. Her leg is broken.
c. Her heart is weak.
d. Her fever is elevated.

27. The tank leaks.


a. The tank is full.
b. The tank needs to be moved.
c. The tank smells bad.
d. The tank has a hole in it.

28. Why do some women wear perfume?


It good.
a. looks
b. tastes
c. smells
d. sounds

29. After traveling a long time, Albert stopped to rest in a town. Where did he
stop?
a. in a small city
b. in a large city
c. at a country motel
d. at a roadside park

30. Tom is going to observe the carpenters. What is he going to do?


a. pay them
b. watch them
c. help them
d. direct them

31. Mr. Burke wants to know if the motor functions. What does he want to
know?
a. if it has many parts
b. if it uses much gas
c. if it makes much noise
d. if it runs at all

32. The irritated man went on his way. How was the man feeling?
a. happy
b. generous
c. pleased
d. angry

33. Bill’s just beginning to catch on. What’s Bill beginning to do?
a. get sick
b. play games
c. understand
d. perform

34. What are screws used for?


a. to take things out
b. to keep things fresh
c. to make things noticeable
d. to hold things together

35. Sam paid twenty dollars for groceries.


a. He bought shoes.
b. He bought medicine.
c. He bought clothes.
d. He bought food.

36. The lecture was lengthy.


a. It was short.
b. It was interesting.
c. It was boring.
d. It was long.

37. David’s car stalled right in the middle of the intersection.


a. It went out of control.
b. It stopped running.
c. It turned over.
d. It failed to stop.

38. Peter folded the paper carefully.


a. He put it away.
b. He doubled it over.
c. He cleaned it up.
d. He read it again.

39. The vote on the bill was negative.


a. There were many people who voted.
b. Most people voted against it.
c. Many people did not vote.
d. Most people voted for it.

40. All the pilots of the first squadron accomplished their bombing mission
yesterday.
a. They checked their machines.
b. They completed their assignment.
c. They failed in their mission.
d. They returned with their bombs.

41. One of the important rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights is the right to
assemble peacefully.
a. To meet peacefully is an important right.
b. People have no right to assemble peacefully.
c. Peaceful assembly is rarely guaranteed.
d. There are no real important rights.

42. I substituted for my brother while he was ill.


a. I did his work.
b. I bought medicine for him.
c. I looked after him.
d. I wrote to him.

43. The weapon was very destructive.


a. It did his work.
b. It did a lot of damage.
c. It was carefully built.
d. It made a lot of noise.

44. We landed at the airport in New York. It’s huge.


a. It’s convenient.
b. It’s interesting.
c. It’s modern.
d. It’s big.

45. Hundreds of people work for the company.


a. The company has a few people working for it.
b. The company has a large number of employees.
c. The company couldn’t employ many people.
d. The company employs exactly one hundred people.

46. What caused the car wheel to wobble?


a. It was balanced.
b. It was new.
c. It was unbalanced.
d. It was stable.

47. The work didn’t require much effort.


a. It was loose.
b. It was easy.
c. It was broken.
d. It was hard.

48. David forgot his lunch, so I gave him half of mine.


a. He has all of it now.
b. He has more than I have now.
c. He has as much as I have now.
d. He has less than I have now.

49. Rush this order through.


a. Examine it carefully.
b. Mail it on a routine basis.
c. Get it out in a hurry.
d. Check to see if it is all there.

50. My daughter went to public school when she was six years old.
a. The school was open to all.
b. The school was very expensive.
c. The school was closed for six years.
d. The school was six years old.

51. Since his illness, he can’t do any heavy work.


a. He can’t work at all.
b. He can’t do any lifting.
c. He can’t do any sitting.
d. He can’t work at night.

52. Oil is abundant in this state.


a. It is expensive.
b. It is rare.
c. It is plentiful.
d. It is black.

53. Jack said the little animal was slippery.


a. It was hard to see.
b. It was hard to hold.
c. It was black.
d. It was asleep.

54. William thanked the woman for her help.


a. He was regretful.
b. He was helpful.
c. He was grateful.
d. He was resentful.
55. Don’t worry about the accident. It’s all water under the bridge.
a. The accident happened under a bridge.
b. The accident can be forgotten.
c. The accident was your fault.
d. Water caused the accident on the bridge.

56. There was a big rumpus during the hockey game. What happened during
the game?
a. There was a high score.
b. There was a large crowd.
c. There was a fight.
d. There was an important ceremony.

57. W: Do you like sports?


M: Yes, I enjoy nearly all sports, but golf is my favorite.
What does the man say about golf?
a. Golf is the most difficult sport for him.
b. Golf is the sport he likes the most.
c. Golf is the sport he is least interested in.
d. Golf is the sport he practices the most.

58. W: Do you know how well Michelle does her work?


M: Michelle does excellent work.
How is Michelle’s work?
a. poor
b. average
c. incomplete
d. very good

59. M: Shall I tell you a story?


W: Yes, but tell me one I can believe.
What kind of story does the woman want to hear?
a. one that’s not very long
b. one that she thinks is true
c. one that she has heard before
d. one that’s not very old

60. M: What is that noise?


W: It must be the person next door.
What is making the noise?
a. a car
b. a dog
c. a man
d. the door

61. W: And after that what did the soldiers do?


M: They took off their shirts.
What did the man say about the soldiers?
a. that they washed their shirts
b. that they removed their shirts
c. that they arranged their shirts
d. that they recovered their shirts
62. M: When do I get a raise?
W: It’s automatic after one year.
What did the woman say about the raise?
a. Some people get it after one year.
b. He can apply for it after one year.
c. He’ll learn about it after one year.
d. Everybody gets it after one year.

63. W: Can Sally come with us?


M: I imagine so.
What did the man say?
a. He knows Sally can come.
b. He thinks Sally can come.
c. He hopes Sally can come.
d. He doubts Sally can come.

64. M: What was wrong with my speech?


W: It was too brief.
What did the woman mean?
a. It was too short.
b. He used too many long words.
c. It was very interesting.
d. He made too many errors.

65. W: What time did you get home?


M: I don’t know but the east was just barely light.
When did the man get home?
a. early in the morning
b. about noon
c. late in the afternoon
d. about midnight

66. M: Why is Sally here this evening?


W: She is going to take care of the children while we are at the party.
What is Sally going to do?
a. look for the children
b. take the children away
c. look after the children
d. watch for the children

67. I go to the movies if I had some money.


a. had
b. would
c. have
d. am

68. Their teacher gave a lot of homework.


a. they
b. them
c. we
d. our

69. It was spring he moved to San Antonio.


a. where
b. when
c. what
d. why

70. He said he was going to take a bath.


a. He’s going to walk.
b. He’s going to sleep.
c. He’s going to eat.
d. He’s going to wash.

71. He put his bags under his bed after he unpacked them.
a. laundry
b. suitcases
c. shirts
d. shoes

72. Soldiers are trained for combat, even when there is no .


a. time
b. army
c. signal
d. war

73. The man is in critical condition.


a. backward
b. criminal
c. selected
d. serious

74. I think I will eat salad.


a. any
b. few
c. many
d. some

75. The electrical system furnishes the electric power for the machine.
a. The machine furnishes power to the electrical system.
b. Electric power is furnished by the electrical system.
c. The electrical system is powered by the machine.
d. The machine of the electrical system is powerful.

76. John danced with Mary the party.


a. to
b. at
c. in
d. with

77. I still remember the place I first saw you.


a. when
b. which
c. there
d. where

78. The upper parts of the atmosphere are not completely empty. From the
sun comes a constant stream of charged particles, traveling at tremendous
speeds. When they collide with air molecules, some of their energy is
released in the form of light known as an aurora.

According to this paragraph, an aurora is caused by .


a. light from the sun meeting the earth’s atmosphere at an angle
b. particles from the sun colliding with air molecules
c. the attraction of air molecules by the earth’s magnetic field
d. the sun pulling air molecules away from the earth’s magnetic field

79. Learning a second language requires a great deal of determination and


effort.A person must concentrate on the material. The learner must
immerse himself.

According to this paragraph, .


a. it is easy to learn a second language
b. a person need only listen to learn a second language
c. second language learning demands hard work
d. occasional studying results in second language learning

80. We made good time traveling because the on the highway was
light.
a. congestion
b. control
c. direction
d. traffic

81. Miss Garcia did the job properly.


a. with the wrong tools
b. in the right way
c. with some other people
d. in a short time

82. I’d like to go to the air show next week, but I can’t make it.
a. I’m going to the air show.
b. I don’t care about the air show.
c. I want to go, but I’m going to be busy.
d. The air show took place last week.

83. After the 15-minute aural examination, the students will take the 20-minute
written test.
a. The aural exam requires 20 minutes.
b. The written test takes 15 minutes.
c. The written test follows the aural test.
d. The aural exam follows the written test.

84. The workers were packing the fruit into boxes.


a. for drying
b. dries
c. dried
d. which dries

85. Don’t light a match. The gasoline fumes explode.

a. ought to
b. will
c. have to
d. must

86. What flowers are you in your garden?


a. fertilized
b. fertilizes
c. fertilizing
d. fertilize

87. The helicopter was forced an emergency landing.


a. made
b. making
c. make
d. to make

88. This piece of wire must be insulated.


a. cooled
b. cut
c. covered
d. soldered

89. The entrance was narrow. It was .


a. not high
b. loose
c. not wide
d. crowded

90. The soldiers fought sunset.


a. in
b. in spite of
c. by means of
d. until

91. Volcanoes, with all their fire and smoke, are some of the earth’s greatest
builders. New islands have been made by volcanoes erupting. On the
other hand, some island volcanoes have blown their tops off and the
islands have disappeared. One such island disappeared, then
reappeared in 1913, and finally in 1949, after an explosion, vanished again.
According to this paragraph, .
a. new islands are made by volcanic eruptions
b. volcanoes made all the islands
c. volcanic eruptions occur every year
d. an island appeared in 1949

92. You should go on sick call right away. You should .


a. go to the right
b. go at once
c. walk straight
d. run away

93. The deer the fence to get into the vegetable garden.
a. arranged to
b. stood up
c. leaped over
d. climbed into

94. Our teacher didn’t come so we to go home.


a. told
b. tell
c. were told
d. were telling

95. When did you last hear your mother-in-law?


a. by
b. from
c. concerning
d. until

96. I may if I get behind.


a. not catch up be able to
b. be not able to catch up
c. not be able to catch up
d. be able to not catch up

97. The windshield wipers are not working properly.


a. They do not wipe the windshield.
b. The windshield wipers do not clean the dashboard.
c. They do not work the generator.
d. The windshield doesn’t have wipers.

98. Carol: Didn’t that used car you looked at have bad tires?
Melinda: Yes, but it was such a good deal that I bought it them.
a. because of
b. in regard to
c. in spite of
d. in addition to

99. All the food here is good, but I’ve always been part to the Crab
Alfredo.
a. -iality
b. -ial
c. -icle
d. -ible

100. There was no evidence that Carl had committed the crime.
a. tangible
b. pungent
c. generic
d. successive

065.
1. The woman made toast for breakfast. What did she use?
a. oranges
b. bread
c. eggs
d. milk

2. The children went to the zoo Saturday. What did they see?
a. monkeys
b. tennis
c. cartoons
d. comedies

3. He had to cut the grass yesterday. Where did he work?


a. in the mill
b. in the yard
c. in the office
d. in the shop

4. He is a new student. When did he arrive?


a. suddenly
b. carefully
c. recently
d. usually

5. This is a manufacturing town. Where do most of the people work?


a. on a farm
b. in a factory
c. in a hotel
d. in a restaurant

6. Mr. Brown is a respectable person. How would you describe him?


a. He has a lot of money.
b. He is poor.
c. He has a good reputation.
d. He is healthy.

7. The artist’s fame is international.


a. He is famous all over town.
b. He is famous throughout the area.
c. He is famous throughout the country.
d. He is famous all over the world.

8. The students enjoy ice cream.


a. They like it.
b. They buy it.
c. They sell it.
d. They make it.

9. Mary is on vacation.
a. She is feeling bad.
b. She doesn’t have to go to work.
c. She is working harder.
d. She is working overtime.

10. Three people followed me last night.


a. They laughed at me.
b. They injured me.
c. They called me.
d. They were behind me.

11. During the baseball season, my wife and I enjoyed the games on TV.
a. We watched the games.
b. We played the games.
c. We got tired of them.
d. We took pictures of them.

12. Mary is very pretty. How does she look?


a. happy
b. friendly
c. attractive
d. rich

13. The only painting I liked cost fifty dollars. Each of the others was half that
price. What was the price of the other paintings?
a. $25.00
b. $50.00
c. $75.00
d. $100.00
14.There were many customers in the store. What was in the store?
a. things for sale
b. people who buy things
c. people who work at the store
d. counters for holding goods

1. Where do you normally see clouds?


a. in the garden
b. on the sea
c. in the sky
d. on the ground

2. John will coordinate the controls. What will he do to the controls?


a. He will make them operate together.
b. He will leave them alone.
c. He will color them.
d. He will repair them separately

3. Is your air conditioner automatic?


a. Yes, it is well built.
b. Yes, it is very old.
c. Yes, it goes on and off by itself.
d. Yes, it is manually controlled.

4. Many people who live in this area are engaged in farming. What do they
do?
a. repair automobiles
b. grow vegetables
c. make movies
d. sell tractors

5. Some accidents occur in heavy traffic. Where do some accidents occur?


a. on the open highway
b. on small bridges
c. on crowded streets
d. in small garages

6. Peter asked Carol about the stuff on the table. What did he ask about?
a. the things
b. the time
c. the weather
d. the news

7. My eyes are weak.


a. I can see very well.
b. I have good vision.
c. I have strong eyes.
d. I can’t see very well.

8. The old man likes to sleep in the afternoon.


a. He sleeps when it is dark.
b. He sleeps before breakfast.
c. He sleeps after lunch.
d. He sleeps when it is cold.

9. The children will slide on the ice.


a. They will sit.
b. They will fight.
c. They will talk.
d. They will slip.

10. The president of a company has the authority to change working hours.
a. He has the power.
b. He has the excuse.
c. He has the time.
d. He has the money.

11. Sergeant Brown said, “May I leave for town at eight?” The instructor said
yes.
a. Sgt Brown left for town.
b. Sgt Brown can leave at eight.
c. The instructor will not let him go.
d. Sgt Brown doesn’t want to go.

12. A fireman must not wear flammable clothing.


a. His clothing must be in fashion.
b. His clothing must be fireproof.
c. His clothing must not be brand new.
d. His clothing must not be a red color.

13. Mike did his work with care.


a. Mike was the first to finish.
b. Mike tied his work together.
c. Mike is very old.
d. Mike is a good worker.

14. Jonas came by ship.


a. He looked at a ship.
b. He arrived on a ship.
c. He went past a ship.
d. He walked up to a ship.

15. Jane lives in Evanston, which is a suburb of Chicago. Where does Jane
live?
a. close to Evanston
b. close to Chicago
c. in the center of Chicago
d. in neither Evanston nor Chicago

16. He was looking for a familiar landmark. What was he looking for?
a. a landmark that was large
b. an odd-shaped landmark
c. an unusual landmark
d. a landmark he could recognize

17. Which is a fluid?


a. fire
b. water
c. a car
d. a water pipe

18. Dave told us to bring the sports equipment. What did Dave tell us to bring?
a. the bats and the balls
b. the tickets for the games
c. the baseball team
d. the sports instructor

19. The tail of the airplane was damaged. What part of the airplane was
damaged?
a. the rear
b. the left side
c. the front
d. the top

20. Particles of wood were found in the oil. What was found in the oil?
a. small pieces of wood
b. one piece of wood
c. something like wood
d. large chunks of wood

21. They finally reached the peak.


a. They got to the top.
b. They learned the truth.
c. They made a decision.
d. They finally gave up.

22. He distributed the newspapers to the students.


a. He gave a newspaper to each student.
b. He gave all the newspapers to one student.
c. He showed the newspapers to the students.
d. He read the newspapers to the students.

23. Sandra wants to be a pilot. But her parents want her to be an engineer.
She always obeys her parents.
a. Sandra prefers engineering.
b. Sandra is going to be an engineer.
c. Sandra is going to be a pilot.
d. Sandra’s parents want her to be a pilot.

24. He was sure he could pass the test.


a. He knew he could pass it.
b. He hoped he could pass it.
c. He wanted to pass it.
d. He didn’t think he could pass it.
25. Mrs. Barnett caught the bus.
a. She was too late for the bus.
b. She was in time for the bus.
c. She was waiting for the bus.
d. She was asking for the bus.

26. He is willing to travel.


a. He is refusing to travel.
b. He is agreeing to travel.
c. He is forced to travel.
d. He is afraid to travel.

27. The man’s wound was fatal.


a. He needed a bandage.
b. He needed a nurse.
c. He rested.
d. He died.

28. The store put a number of things on sale. What did they do?
a. put them outside
b. lowered the price
c. kept prices the same
d. stopped selling

29. That regulation is not applicable to this situation.


a. It can’t be trusted.
b. It can’t be used.
c. It can’t be explained.
d. It can’t be determined.

30. Adam took up Spanish.


a. He failed to learn Spanish.
b. He preferred to speak Spanish.
c. He appeared to know Spanish.
d. He started to learn Spanish.

31. My grandmother needs to take a snooze.


a. She’ll go shopping.
b. She’ll go to town.
c. She’ll go to sleep.
d. She’ll go walking.

32. Ten new words appeared on the test. Ester missed four of them. How
many did she get correct?
a. four
b. ten
c. six
d. fourteen

33. Sergeant James gave his captain his reason for being late. What did Sgt.
James tell him?
a. how he got there
b. when he would be late
c. why he was late
d. where he was going later

34. We must de-emphasize war. What must we do?


a. make war less expensive
b. make war less important
c. make war less dangerous
d. make war less destructive

35. What did your roommate wear to the party?


a. He left at 8 o’clock.
b. He went with a friend.
c. He had on a dark suit.
d. He went to the officer’s Club.

36. Jack carried out the order. What did he do?


a. He canceled it.
b. He destroyed it.
c. He threw it away.
d. He executed it.

37. The sailor can steer that small boat.


a. He can get in it.
b. He can put water in it.
c. He can take pictures of it.
d. He can guide it.

38. Frank couldn’t afford to get a new car.


a. He couldn’t get interested in a new car.
b. He couldn’t decide about getting a new car.
c. He didn’t have enough money to get a new car.
d. He didn’t want to get a new car.

53. We succeeded because we had determination.


a. We were not interested.
b. We made excuses.
c. We didn’t give up.
d. We needed motivation.

54. The foreign student had to get used to the new customs.
a. He had to find out about the customs.
b. He had to organize the customs.
c. He had to adjust to the customs.
d. He had to disregard the customs.

55. That company has a reputation for being above board. The company
is .
a. exorbitant
b. trustworthy
c. fraudulent
d. successful

56. Phyllis went to the beverage section of the grocery store. She wanted to
buy some .
a. bread
b. bacon
c. soft drinks
d. green beans

57. W: Does your teacher give you lots to do after class? M: Sometimes, but
she didn’t last night.
The teacher sometimes gives him _____.
comfort
homework
grades
credit

58. W: What hurts? M: My ear. He has ____.


a stomachache
an earache
a headache
a backache

59. W: Did you begin in November? M: Yes, and I finished in one month.
When did the man finish?
January
June
October
December

60. W: How will you get your dog to take that medicine? M: I’m going to inject
it. What’s the man going to do with the medicine?
He’s going to throw it away.
He’s going to make the dog eat it.
He’s going to cover the dog with it.
He’s going to give the dog a shot.

61. M: Which are the main chapters of the book? W: The third and fourth.
What do we know about the third and fourth chapters?
They are the most important.
They are the shortest.
They are the dullest.
They are the most difficult

62. W: Is this alright? M: I don’t know. We need to measure it first. What


does the man want to do first?
keep it safe
open it up
find out what it is
find out how big it is
63. M: What happened to Erica? W: She lost her voice. What was wrong
with Erica?
She couldn’t read.
She couldn’t hear.
She couldn’t see.
She couldn’t sing.

64. M: I’m looking for an article on preventative medicine. W: Here’s one in


this magazine. What was the man doing?
wait for an article
planning to write an article
searching for an article
reading an article

65. W: He collects rocks from all parts of the world. M: That’s nice, but do
they have any value? What does the man want to know?
Are the rocks unusual?
Are they different shapes?
Are they hard to find?
Are they worth anything?

66. W: What did Tom do when the water bill came? M: He got kind of riled.
Tom was ____.
injured
happy
mad
wet

67. I dinner now.


a. am eating
b. eating
c. ate
d. had eaten

68. Select the correct sentence.


a. The gas tank will 16 gallons hold.
b. The gas tank 16 gallons will hold.
c. The gas tank will hold 16 gallons.
d. The 16 gallons gas tank will hold.

69. Select the correct sentence.


a. How to operate this system can you tell us?
b. Can you tell us this system how to operate?
c. Can you tell us how to operate this system?
d. How to operate this system tell us can you?

70. This book is the same as that one.


a. different from
b. next to
c. identical to
d. near
71. Tom bought a gallon of .
a. butter
b. eggs
c. milk
d. cheese

72. Give me something for my headache. I need .


a. a hat
b. some advice
c. some food
d. some medicine

73. The vegetables were fresh. They were .


a. direct from the garden
b. frozen
c. direct from storage
d. dehydrated

74. Adam wasn’t able to go with us.


a. He couldn’t go.
b. He didn’t want to go.
c. He wasn’t ready to go.
d. He wasn’t supposed to go.

75. Last night, unfortunately, the team forfeited the game because they
begin without their coach.
a. can’t
b. couldn’t
c. shouldn’t
d. mustn’t

76. They’re planning on the trip tomorrow.


a. to leave
b. be leaving
c. leaving
d. will leave

77. Select the correct sentence.


a. The teacher went quickly into the school at 8:30 a.m.
b. The teacher into the school went quickly at 8: 30 a.m.
c. The teacher went quickly at 8: 30 a.m. into the school.
d. Into the school the teacher went quickly at 8: 30 a.m.

78. A container is used to something.


a. find
b. buy
c. make
d. hold

79. The military camp was destroyed by the hurricane. The camp was ruined
by .
a. a big bomb
b. an earthquake
c. the enemy
d. a violent storm

80. This pill is coated with sugar.


a. counted
b. made
c. covered
d. taken

81. Every elected official has an obligation to represent the voters.


a. a duty
b. a problem
c. a moral
d. an office

82. The student picked up his clothes at the laundry.


a. He left them there.
b. He checked them in.
c. He got them.
d. He saw them.

83. We can’t drive much farther because we are almost gas.


a. out on
b. out for
c. out to
d. out of

84. The candidate, by many, decided not to run.


a. supporting
b. to support
c. supports
d. supported

85. We here for five months.


a. are living
b. have been living
c. live
d. were living

86. The letter may in the mail.


a. lost
b. be losing
c. be lost
d. lose

87. , the meeting went well.


a. Provided
b. In case of
c. In spite of
d. Overall

88. Hector agreed to drive the car.


a. He agreed that someone should drive the car.
b. He agreed that he had driven the car.
c. He agreed that anyone could drive the car.
d. He agreed that he would drive the car.

89. One great quest of man is for happiness. It is a fact that money can buy
many of the things which make up happiness; but it is a mistaken idea that
wealth, in itself, is a guarantee of happiness. According to this
paragraph, .
a. money cannot guarantee happiness
b. wealth is a curse
c. man’s greatest quest is for riches
d. man is not happy

90. The instructor was amazed at the students’ progress.


a. happy
b. relieved
c. surprised
d. suspicious

91. We searched for him throughout the city.


a. all over
b. in part of
c. outside of
d. beside

92. Do you if I turn on the TV?


a. want
b. wish
c. like
d. mind

93. is his estimated time of arrival?


a. Why
b. Who
c. Whose
d. What

94. That movie director has a new film which is his earlier work.
a. like most
b. more like
c. like to
d. as likely

95. If you stop at the BX, me some cigarettes.


a. buy
b. would buy
c. should have bought
d. will buy

96. Barbara’s her job affected her family’s lifestyle tremendously.


a. lost
b. was lost
c. was losing
d. losing

97. Two different scales are used to measure atmospheric temperatures. The
older Fahrenheit scale is used mostly by the general public of the US and
certain other countries, while the Celsius scale, or centigrade scale, is used
by scientists nearly everywhere. The latter scale records freezing
temperature as 0 degrees. According to this paragraph, the Celsius
scale .
a. measures temperatures in different scales
b. is the same as the Fahrenheit scale
c. registers the freezing point at zero
d. is not often used by scientists

98. Ms. Warren, the newly hired teacher, was asked to speak extemp
concerning her teaching experiences while in China.
a. -oraneity
b. -orary
c. -orize
d. -oraneously

99. Joe couldn’t see the car beside him because his vision was poor.
a. latent
b. rearview
c. occluded
d. peripheral

100. When the continent was first discovered, there were vast tracts of
unexplored ……
a. districts
b. inhabitants
c. livestock
d. wilderness
066
1. What did you think of the music?
It was cooked just long enough.
It was just the right size.
It had a very pleasing melody.
It had an interesting shape.

2. He’s going to the grocery store. What will he buy?


posts and wires
milk and bread
chairs and tables
nails and lumber

3. Each night I read fifty pages in my book. When do I read my book?


every night
every other night
twice a week
once a week

4. Jackson cooks all our meals for us. What does he do?
He buys the food.
He eats the food.
He sells the food.
He prepares the food.

5. This is a manufacturing town. Where do most of the people work?


on a farm
in a factory
in a hotel
in a restaurant
6. The sergeant said smoking is allowed in this room. What did he say?
You can speak in this room.
You may smoke in this room.
You can have your meals in this room.
You can drink in this room.

7. Thad’s feeling pretty good. How does he feel?


sleepy
hungry
hot
fine

8. The meal was completed.


It was formal.
It was canceled.
It was delicious.
It was finished.

9. He was a passenger on that bus.


He cleaned it.
He worked on it.
He polished it.
He rode on it.

10. School starts at oh nine hundred and Marie is always on time.


She always gets there on time.
She always goes there by bus.
She always takes her time.
She always has her watch.

11. Where are you going?


because of my job
to England
about two months
by plane

12. The weather is getting cooler. What’s happening to the weather?


It is getting humid.
The temperature is going down.
It is clearing up.
It is getting cloudy outsides.

13. What is one of the functions of the electrical system in a car?


to make the car go faster
to release exhaust
to start the car
to steer the car

14. What are coins used for?


to buy things
to paint things
to hold things
to pack things

15. It rained during the meal. When did it rain?


before we ate
while we were eating
after we ate
while we were cleaning up

16. Mr. Smith wrote a personal letter. To whom did he write?


to his government
to the airlines
to his sister
to the factory

17. Why couldn’t the pilot see the runway?


Visibility was very poor.
It was a nice day.
The pilot needed goggles.
The pilot was in good shape.

18. The student was looking at the rainbow. What was he looking at?
a drop of water
colors in the sky
a waterproof coat
a stub from a ticket

19. The doctor told him to open his mouth. What did he want to check?
his nose
his tongue
his chin
his cheek

20. They looked at the scenery for a long time. What were they admiring?
the sound
the view
the smell
the touch
21. During a telephone conversation, the commander asks you to hold the line.
What does he want you to do?
pick up the cord
keep talking
hang up the receiver
wait a moment

22. The tour is next week but you must pay in advance. When must you pay?
on this trip
as you leave
in cash
before you go

23. I have to talk to Captain Smith.


I won’t talk to him.
I can talk to him now.
I must talk to him.
I ought to talk to him.

24. Peter is weak.


He is not tall.
He is not handsome.
He is not strong.
He is not intelligent.

25. Sally took her car to work today.


She went by bus.
She went by train.
She went by helicopter.
She went by automobile.

26. Matilda hates Arnold.


Matilda doesn’t like Arnold.
Matilda doesn’t know Arnold.
Matilda doesn’t obey Arnold.
Matilda doesn’t please Arnold.

27. The people cannot hold out much longer against the powerful storm.
The people will resist much longer.
The people can’t resist much longer.
The people are more powerful than the storm.
The storm is no longer powerful.

28. Why do some women wear perfume? It ____ good.


looks
tastes
smells
sounds

29. My friend took a basic course at the university. What did he study?
a difficult course
his last course
a beginner’s course
a special course

30. The original report was favorable. Which report was favorable?
the first
the planning
the longest
the summary

31. George always asks a clerk to get the item he wants. Who does George
ask?
the owner
a friend
the store manager
a store worker

32. Is this a private beach?


Yes, the public may come.
Yes, it is owned by Mr. Collins.
Yes, it is famous.
Yes, it is sandy.

33. I have a request to make. What am I going to do?


Ask for something
write a letter
make some plans
buy something

34. He was looking for a familiar landmark. What was he looking for?
a landmark that was large
an odd-shaped landmark
an unusual landmark
a landmark he could recognize

35. Tom is going to observe the carpenters. What is he going to do?


pay them
watch them
help them
direct them

36. Where are valleys usually found?


in a factory
in beach areas
in a city
in mountain regions

37. In his haste, he forgot to turn off the stove before he left the house. What
happened to his house?
It got cold.
It was painted.
It burned down.
It was constructed.

38. The student found out about the trip yesterday. What happened yesterday?
The student learned about the trip.
The student forgot about the trip.
The student was worried about the trip.
The student didn’t think about the trip.

39. Joe’s answer corresponds with mine. What can you say about Joe’s
answer?
It explains mine.
It differs from mine.
It agrees with mine.
It accounts for mine.

40. Mr. Smith will train Lois for that job.


He will thank her for doing it.
He will take her to it.
He will stop her from doing it.
He will teach her to do it.

41. Mrs. Homer served us dinner.


She ordered dinner for us.
She took us out to dinner.
She brought our dinner to the table.
She bought the food for our dinner.

42. She slipped on the sidewalk.


The walk was clean.
The walk was level.
The walk was icy.
The walk was paved.

43. David’s car stalled right in the middle of the intersection.


It went out of control.
It stopped running.
It turned over.
It failed to stop.

44. The pilot glanced at the instrument panel.


He reached for the panel.
He looked at the panel.
He pulled at the panel.
He studied the panel.

45. The dentist will give you an anesthetic.


He will charge a lot.
He will deaden the pain.
He will send a bill.
He will check your mouth.

46. Tom says that a great deal of cattle raising is carried on in the Midwest.
How many cattle are raised there?
different kinds
a large amount
a special kind
very low cost

47. Mary told Bob that she had heard the record at home. What did Mary say?
She forgot it.
She listened to it.
She broke it.
She made it.

48. Yesterday the wind came from the south and it was warm. Today the wind
is from the north and it is cold. Why is it cold today?
because the wind shifted
because the weather is mild
because the wind died down
because a storm is coming

49. Someone walked away with our new book. What happened to the book?
It was printed.
It was sold.
It was stolen.
It was signed.

50. Rush this order through.


Examine it carefully.
Mail it on a routine basis.
Get it out in a hurry.
Check to see if it is all there.

51. That table is not level.


One end is lower than the other.
It isn’t large enough.
It isn’t suitable.
One side is longer than the other.

52. I want you to disregard that letter.


Pay no attention to it.
Do not destroy it.
Read it immediately.
Answer it right now.

53. Be careful or you may trigger your rifle by accident.


You may drop it.
You may fire it.
You may open it up.
You may shove it around.

54. What are you going to use that trailer for?


to haul freight
to drain the field
to pump water
to spray paint

55. Each winter the pond dries up.


In the winter the pond _____.
freezes over
has no water
has no fish
overflows

56. The new movie has angered a lot of people. It is _____.


excellent
very funny
controversial
very sad

57. M: How did the party turn out?


W: Nobody came. How many people were at the party?
some
a few
none
many

58. W: What are you going to do?


M: I’m going to shave. He will use a _____.
fork
pen
truck
razor

59. M: Shall I tell you a story?


W: Yes, but tell me one I can believe.What kind of story does the woman want
to hear?
one that’s not very long
one that she thinks is true
one that she has heard before
one that’s not very old

60. M: John is going to run the new machine. W: Has he read the instructions?
What does the woman want to know?
why John is running a machine instead of reading
why John is talking to the teacher
if John is strong enough to run the machine
if John knows how to run the machine

61. M: What happened to Angela? W: She twisted her knee. What did the
woman say about Angela?
She went to see a friend.
She broke a dish.
She hurt her leg.
She opened a bottle.

62. M: How did you do on those ten questions?


W: I got two of them correct.
What did the woman say?
She answered two questions.
She gave the right answer to two questions.
She gave the wrong answer to two questions.
She left out two questions.

63. W: You don’t care about me anymore.


M: Yes, I do.
What is the woman’s complaint?
The man isn’t cheerful.
The man isn’t married to her.
The man isn’t concerned about her.
The man isn’t careful.
64. W: Flight fifty-one to Los Angeles is leaving at eight in the morning.
M: Is my ticket confirmed?
W: Yes, it is.
What do we learn from this conversation?
The man doesn’t have reservations.
The departure time isn’t at eight.
The plane left Los Angeles at eight.
The man has a seat reserved.

65. W: What’s the problem with Jeanne?


M: She just can’t express herself.
What did the man mean?
She can’t remember what she does.
She can’t decide what she wants.
She can’t apply what she knows.
She can’t say what she means.

66. W: How did you like the movie?


M: I thought the movie was quite bewildering.
What did he think of the ending?
It was _____.
interesting
suspenseful
understandable
confusing

67.
John’s favorite sport is _____.
fish
fished
fishing
of fishing

68.
I enjoy going to the theater with _____.
she
he
herself
them

69.
He flew farther _____ I.
nor
that
than
so

70.
This book is the same as that one.
different from
next to
identical to
near

71.
The river has its origin in Minnesota.
waterfalls
ports
end
beginning

72.
Joe did not wear a tie or jacket with that ______.
shoe
skirt
scarf
shirt

73.
Did you notify the doctor?
see
return to
find
inform

74.
Joe: Could they have done the shopping?
Sue: No, _____.
they could have done it
they couldn’t have did it
they couldn’t have done it
they couldn’t have doing it

75.
I am studying English _____ the language school.
to
at
on
from

76.
The book _____ her by her cousin.
are given
is give
was given
will give
77.
Select the correct sentence.
The teacher went quickly into the school at 8:30 a.m.
The teacher into the school went quickly at 8:30 a.m.
The teacher went quickly at 8:30 a.m. into the school.
Into the school the teacher went quickly at 8:30 a.m.

78.
The planned activities for the week include swimming and running.
They forgot to plan for swimming and running.
They plan to have swimming and running.
They might still plan some swimming and running.
It’s important to plan for swimming and running.

79.
The astronauts descended to earth. They came _____.
around
apart
through
down

80.
The commander could not ensure promotions for his men.
arrange
justify
guarantee
falsify

81.
This pill is coated with sugar.
counted
made
covered
taken

82.
Miss Garcia did the job properly.
with the wrong tools
in the right way
with some other people
in a short time

83.
Bob challenged the champion. Bob wanted to _____.
call on him
fight him
take his picture
write to him

84.
_____ pants need to be cleaned.
This
These
Any
Such

85.
The students _____ soon; otherwise, they will be late for the movie.
can arrive
were arriving
should arrive
have arrived

86.
The wind has _____ from the west all day.
been blowing
blowing
blow
been blown

87.
Select the correct sentence.
The language you must use to learn it a best way.
The best way is to use it to learn a language.
The best way to learn a language is to use it.
To learn the best way the language you must use it.

88.
When you go to the gymnasium to work out, you need to take your own
combination lock with you along with your gym clothes and towel. The facilities
are excellent and well designed. However, the gym is a high-theft area and
your things must be secured even when you are taking a shower.
According to the paragraph, you should _____.
maintain your physical fitness
lock up your things at the gymnasium
report thieves caught in the gym
utilize the gym’s excellent facilities

89.
Occasionally a language will not have a word to describe a certain occurrence
or new product. In such cases a word is often borrowed from another language.
This borrowing is particularly common with scientific and technical terms.
According to this paragraph, _____.
a language may drop technical terms
new words can be added to languages by borrowing
all languages have words to describe certain occurrences
borrowing scientific terms is not common

90.
The men decided to split the money.
divide
repay
increase
count

91.
The entrance was narrow. It was _____.
not high
loose
not wide
crowded

92.
We searched for him throughout the city.
all over
in part of
outside of
beside

93.
Before buying that car, you had better _____.
carry it out
try it out
put it on
try it on

94.
Has anybody met the _____ scholar who is visiting our department today?
had learned
learns
learned
has learned

95.
Gilbert and Douglas _____ their lessons.
study
are studied
were studied
studying

96.
_____ Paul’s request for leave was in poor judgment.
To deny
Deny
Denies
Should deny

97.
The play has had an awfully long run.
a very
an unsuccessful
an exciting
a happy

98.
I have a loose _____ in this tooth.
cavity
filling
gum
toothache

99.
Joe couldn’t see the car beside him because his _____ vision was poor.
latent
rearview
occluded
peripheral
100.
The new mayor hasn’t implemented any of his campaign promises.
changed
carried out
brought up
forgotten

067

1 Are you comfortable in this room?


Yes,I came for the table.
Yes,this room is too cold.
Yes,there are four tables here.
Yes, I am relaxed.

2 The sergeant is going to shave. What will he need?


a comb
a file
a spoon
a razor

3 Mr. Gregory showed us some of the animals on his farm. What did he show
us?
the corn and tomatoes
his cows and horses
the trees and grass
his wife and children

4 I asked eight people to come to the meeting, but Helen couldn’t come. How
many people came to the meeting?
I was there, too.
Seven were there.
It was on Saturday
The meeting wasn't held.

5 I want to buy a car. Which part of the newspaper should I look in?
on the front page
in the comics section
on the sports page
in the classified section

6 Jerry went to a technical school for six months. How long did he attend
school?
a full year
half a year
a quarter of a year
fifteen weeks

7 Betty has a cavity and needs to go to the dentist. What is a cavity?


a gold tooth
a sound tooth
a hole in the tooth
a cover for the tooth

8 The students were reading about electrons. What were the students reading
about?
large bodies of water
different types of rocks
unusual kinds of animals
small particles of matter

9 Edmund made a mistake.


He said something good.
He found something new.
He read something funny.
He did something wrong.
10 Did you have a good time at the party last night?
Did you have time to go to the party?
What time was the party?
Did you enjoy the party last night?
Was there a party last night?

11 There is a discount on this TV.


The TV is _____.
on sale
expensive
broken
old-fashioned

12 Is this seat taken?


Has this seat been removed?
Is this seat moveable?
Is this seat being used?
Is this seat being carried away?

13 What courses are you taking this year?


I am going to the university.
This is my third year.
I am studying at night.
I am studying mathematics and English.

14 There are only a few people in class today. How many are there?
seventy
only one
just two
four or five

15 Sam arrived at the theater at one, but the movie didn’t begin until three.
How long did he have to wait?
3 o'clock
for no one
two hours
because it was late

16 Peter asked Carol about the stuff on the table. What did he ask about?
the things
the time
the weather
the news

17 Jim asked, “What’s the weather like?” How should you answer this
question?
I'm looking for a sale tomorrow.
It looks pretty nice.
It was a bad accident.
The woman died last night.

18 There are many caution signs along the highway. What do these signs
mean?
to drive dangerously
to turn aronud
to drive carefully
to stop at once

19 Cowboys wear leather boots. What are they made of?


horse hair
nylon
animal skin
rubber

20 We will need a day to do the work. What will we need?


an order
two days
24 hours
12 hours

21 Ernie arrived just in time for the meeting. When did he arrive?
long before the meeting started
right when the meeting started
a little after the meeting started
long after the meeting started

22 The parents are watching their children cook the food.


The parents are talking to their children.
The parents are cooking the food.
The parents are looking at their children
The parents are feeding the children.

23 I want to cash this check for three dollars and six cents.
I want to pay promptly.
I want to change it to a money order.
I want to change it to coins and bills.
I want to mail it immediately.

24 Mr. Baker constructed that house by himself.


He lived alone in the house.
He talked about the house.
He built the house.
He bought the house.

25 This book is a reprint of an old book.


This is the original book.
This book is completely new.
This new book is the same as the old book.
This book has been in my family several years.

26 The situation required prompt action.


The officer in charge required prompt action.
The circumstances required prompt action.
The regulation required prompt action.
The goverment required prompt action.

27 Henry compared the two books.


He found them together.
He returned them together.
He bought them together.
He examined them together.

28 My watch says a quarter past eight.


It's fifteen to eight.
It's eight fifteen.
It's fifteen to nine.
It's eight thirty.

29 When do people usually eat dessert?


at breakfast
before lunch
before supper
after supper

30 There was a bit of paper on the floor. What was on the floor?
a small piece of paper
a clean sheet of paper
a large package of paper
a big box of paper

31 What are screws used for?


to take things out
to keep things fresh
to make things noticeable
to hold things together

32 George asked how many human beings there are on earth. What did he
want to know?
the number of animals
the number of vehicles
the number of plants
the number of people
33 John speaks English as well as I do.
I speak better English than John.
John speaks better English than I.
John and I speak English equally well.
I cannot speak English at all.

34 Mary was the only person there.


Everyone else there was married.
No one else was there.
Everyone else there had friends.
No one else would leave there.

35 Chew your food well.


Chew your food occasionally.
Chew your food in half.
Chew your food thoroughly.
Chop your food in small pieces.

36 When the electrical system was checked, it was found to be working


properly.
The electrical system needs to be checked.
The electrical system wasn't checked.
It worked normally after it was repaired.
It was operating normally when it was checked.

37 This uniform has a vertical stripe.


The stripe is on an angle.
The stripe goes around the uniform.
The stripe goes up and down the uniform.
The stripe is green in color.

38 Darlene made a decision..


Darlene built something.
Darlene chose what to do.
Darlene asked what to do.
Darlene made a speech.

39 These shirts have some defects.


They are of the first quality.
They have special fasteners.
They have buttons missing.
They are made perfectly.

40 Ralph’s an expert mechanic.


He's a careless mechanic.
He's an honest mechanic.
He's a skilled mechanic.
He's a busy mechanic.

41 The weapon was very destructive.


It was destroyed.
It did a lot of damage.
It was carefully built.
It made a lot of noise.

42 There are no exceptions to the rule.


No one may break the rule.
No one has heard the rule.
No one will enforce the rule.
No one can follow the rule.

43 After the doctor put some drops in David’s eyes, David’s vision became
blurred.
His sight became very sharp.
He couldn't see very clearly.
He couldn't open his eyes.
His eyes began to hurt.

44 I asked the captain for some time off, but I was turned down.
I was whirled around.
My request was rejected.
I put the time down.
The captain asked for some time off.

45 Let’s wind up this job as soon as possible.


Let's start it.
Let's finish it.
Let's turn it around.
Let's start the fan.

46 The light was dim. In what condition was it?


It was blue.
It was turning on and off.
It was revolving slowly.
It wasn't bright.

47 Are you bored already?


Yes, I've lost interest.
Yes, there are two here.
Yes, there's a hole in it.
Yes, I've already eaten.

48 Is there any advantage in studying English?


Yes, there is trouble.
Yes, it is helpful.
Yes, it is boring.
Yes, there is a good way.

49 The weather is unusually warm.


It will get warm.
It isn't warm at all.
It isn't so warm.
It is very warm.

50 When we flew over the ocean. There were clouds below us.
We could have seen the water if we had been above the clouds.
The clouds were all above our plane.
We saw the clouds but not the water.
We could not fly above the clouds.

51 Since his illness, he can’t do any heavy work.


He can't work at all.
He can't do any lifting.
He can't do any sitting.
He can't work at night.

52. The driver stepped on the gas.


He checked the amount of gas.
He put his foot on the gas tank.
He made the car go slower.
He made the car go faster.

53 Frank couldn’t afford to get a new car.


He couldn't get interested in a new car.
He couldn't decide about getting a new car.
He didn't have enough money to get a new car.
He didn't want to get a new car.

54 Joe is always ready to take a risk.


He is _____.
affraid
cautious
erratic
daring

55 Roberta’s hair is blonde.


Her hair is _____.
golden
red
brown
black

56 Ms. Simpson is impartial.


She is _____.
fair
prejudiced
hateful
kind

57 M: Do you know Fred White?


W: Yes, he’s employed here.
What did the woman say?
He works here.
He shops here.
He studies here.
He eats here.

58 M: How did you receive the information?


W: By letter.
What did she receive?
an oral response
a written communication
a spoken message
an aural representation

59 W: I think the report is ready.


M: You’d better check it one more time.
What does the man want the woman to do?
look for mistakes
write it again
begin a new job
pay him for his work

60 M: Which are the main chapters of the book?


W: The third and fourth.
What do we know about the third and fourth chapters?
They are the most important.
They are the shortest.
They are dullest.
They are the most difficult.

61 M: How’s your brother doing in his new job?


W: I hear he’s been very effective.
What did the woman mean?
Her brother is a strange man.
Her brother is good at his job.
Her brother has left his job.
Her brother has been made ill by his job.

62 M: Why don’t you save your money?


W: I can’t I spend it right away.
What happens to the woman’s money?
She loves it.
She gives it away.
She buys things with it.
She hides it.

63 W: Is this alright?
M: I don’t know we need to measure it first.
What does the man want to do first?
keep it safe
open it up
find out waht it is
find out how big it is
64 M: What happened to Erica?
W: She lost her voice.
What was wrong with Erica?
She couldn't read.
She couldn't hear.
She couldn't see.
She couldn't sing.

65 M: There is a car with its lights on in the parking lot. It is a blue Mercury
Cougar with Georgia license plates.
The car _____.
is illegally parked
was stolen in Georgia
is stalled at a light
has its lights on

66 M: What did the weatherman say?


W: He said we’ll have intermittent rain for the next two days.
The rain will be _____.
constant
on and off
heavy
threatening

67
We would like to go to Mexico for a vocation.
We don't enjoy vocation in Mexico.
We are allowed to go to Mexico.
We want to go to Mexico.
We must go to Mexico.

68
Select the correct sentence.
How to operate this system can you tell us?
Can you tell us this system how to operate?
Can you tell us how to operate this system?
How to operate this system tell us can you?

69
Select the correct sentence.
For a walk let's go.
Let's go for a walk.
Let’s walk for a go.
Let’s for go a walk.

70
Man has known about petroleum for many centuries.
hundreds of years
thousands of years
several years
many decades
71
The man is in critical condition.
backward
criminal
selected
serious

72
I'll take a vacation during July.
before
after
in
until

73
John has fast reactions. He has _____.
quick responses
two movements
a new disease
many friends

74
I think I will eat _____ salad.
any
few
many
some

75
I told my wife that I had already read the newspaper. What did I mean?
I haven't read it.
I read it.
I will read it.
I am reading it.

76
Portable electric hand drills are used for _____ holes in materials.
boring
to bore
bored
bore

77
Frank needed some stamps, _____ he went to the post office.
for
so
as
if

78
Lawrence is careless.
He can't get along with people.
He shouldn't worry so much.
He doesn't pay attention to anything.
He isn't happy about anything.

79
I turned off the light because _____.
no one wanted to read
it was too dark to read
I like to read
I wanted to read

80
His loss of sight has been very gradual.
fast
painful
slow
unlucky

81
The military camp was destroyed by the hurricane. The camp was ruined by
_____.
a big bomb
an earthquake
the enemy
a violent storm

82
The inch, foot, and yard are _____ measurements.
quality
linear
weight
volume

83
The student told his roommate, "You can count on me."
count for me
count my money
depend on me
tell my age

84
Warren _____ have to stay in bed.
can
has got to
was to
may

85
In the future, _____ to improve your writing?
will you trying
have you try
will you try
are you trying
86
What flowers are you _____ in your garden?
fertilized
fertilizes
fertilizing
fertilize

87
Her little daughter has been playing _____ noon.
for
during
since
by

88
A person who is not interested in what the speaker is saying is not able to
apply the concentration necessary for effective listening.
To be an effective listener, one must be interested in what the speaker is
saying.
The effective listener is able to apply what the speaker is saying.
In order to apply the necessary concentration, a person must be effective.
A good speaker is one who listens effectively.

89
Americans often use animals as figures of speech. If a person won't change
his mind, they say he is as stubborn as a mule. If he eats a lot, he eats like a
pig. When a person is clever and tricks you, he is called a sly fox. And, of
course, everyone should be as eager as a beaver to learn English. According
to this paragraph, _____.
animals sometimes symbolize people
animals are very important to Americans
Americans love animals
Americans need animals

90 I would like to own a larger car, but I am afraid that I can't afford the
upkeep.
original cost
high price of gasoline
cost of maintenance
opinions of my friends

91 A person who has an ailment should _____.


go back to work
see a doctor
see a lawyer
be very happy

92 If your clothes become soaked with water, they will _____.


stay dry
become lighter
become partly wet
become completely wet
93 when did you _____ your altimeter?
sit
seat
set
sat

94 That movie director has a new film which is _____ his earlier work.
like most
more like
like to
as likely

95 The weather forecast _____ by listening to the radio.


obtains
is obtained
is obtaining
has obtained

96 Esther's parents found their cruise a dream come true _____ the
accommodations.
and
excepting
through
unless

97 Alexander the Great made a lasting impression on mankind .He was a


great king and leader. However, he met his equal or even his superior in
Diogenes, who was a great philosopher. Now, however, anybody who is
familiar with history knows Alexander, but few know Diogenes. According to
the paragraph, _____.
Diogenes may have been superior to Alexander
Alexander lived earlier than Diogenes
Alexander was a philosopher
Diogenes was a king

98 A knife was the proper tool.


most attractive
requested
most common
suitable

99 Don't _____ that old shirt; it will make a good cleaning rag.
wipe
discard
describe
polish

100
Don _____ his canoe across the lake.
tripped
flowed
paddled
stirred
068
1. Ken likes to participate in sports. What does he like to do?
watch games
see films on sports
read about sports
take part in sports

2. Where did he buy the pencil?


for 10 cents
he needed one
last week
at the store

3. The driver used her brakes. Why did she do this?


to start the car
to stop the car
to make the car go faster
to lessen the load on the car

4. What did the dinner consist of?


five dollars
meat and vegetables
officers and men
one hour

5. The weather report is received daily. When do we get the report?


every week
every hour
every month
every day

6. Mr. Smith finished the job on time.


It was done by someone else.
He was supposed to leave early.
It was completed on schedule.
He did not know how to do it.

7. The mess hall is in the central part of the base.


It is in the middle.
It is on one edge.
It is near the front.
It is on the highest point.

8. Dan and Henry are the same size.


They are both 20 years old.
They are both lieutenants.
They are both six feet tall.
They are both students.
9. The movie will begin at three o’clock.
It will start at 3 o’clock.
It will be over at 3 o’clock.
It will close at 3 o’clock.
It will continue at 3 o’clock.

10. I want you to hurry.


Give this to her.
Please work faster.
Please tell us a story.
Don’t worry so much.

11. The woman looked at the calendar.


She wanted to know the time.
She wanted to know the date.
She wanted to know the weather.
She wanted to know the place.

12. The bellboy took my suitcase. What did he take?


my purse
my bag
my coat
my key

13. There were many customers in the store. What was in the store?
things for sale
people who buy things
people who work at the store
counters for holding goods

14. Sandra made a long distance call. What kind of call was it?
It was to a business office.
It was from a public phone.
It was to another city.
It was at a low state.

15. It’s cold outside. What can we do to get warm?


raise the blinds
turn off the light
shut the window
change the curtains

16. He got a letter from a relative. Who wrote to him?


his cousin
his friends
his college
his captain

17. What kind of metal is this box made of?


steel
wood
rubber
plastic

18. John will coordinate the controls. What will he do to the controls?
He will make them operate together.
He will leave them alone.
He will color them.
He will repair them separately.

19. Why do you need a water pump?


to turn the water into steam
to heat the water
to get the water out of the wall
to measure the water

20. Many people who live in this area are engaged in farming. What do they
do?
repair automobiles
grow vegetables
make movies
sell tractors

21. What time did you turn in last night?


I changed directions at 10:30.
I left home at 10:30.
I ate dinner at 10:30.
I went to bed at 10:30.

22. There are many facilities for recreation on this base.


Many forms of entertainment and sports are available.
Not many movies are shown here.
Many training facilities are provided.
Many chapels have been built on this base.

23. Spencer has the best assignment in the project.


He has the best job.
He has the best helper.
He has the best house.
He has the best teacher.

24. Blackbirds are very common to this area.


Blackbirds usually appear here.
Blackbirds please people.
Blackbirds are easy to identify.
Blackbirds rarely come here.

25. My socks have disappeared.


They are lost.
They have become old and worn.
They are on the table.
They have changed colors.
26. The president declared that the war had ended.
He thought that the war had ended.
He knew that the war had ended.
He heard that the war had ended.
He said that the war had ended.

27. The tank leaks.


The tank is full.
The tank needs to be moved.
The tank smells bad.
The tank has a hole in it.

28. Mike did his work with care.


Mike was the first to finish.
Mike tied his work together.
Mike is very old.
Mike is a good worker.

29. Why would you turn a knob?


to dig a hole
to hammer a nail
to paint a wall
to open a door

30. Mr. Hopper said the humidity was very high yesterday. What was he
referring to?
the heat in the air
the pressure in the air
the moisture in the air
the dust in the air

31. Peter must swallow a pill before breakfast. What must he do before
breakfast?
drink milk
have an apple
follow Bill
take medicine

32. Do you know why he is wearing a crash helmet?


It improves his appearance.
It is part of his safety equipment.
It is a western hat.
It shades his eyes.

33. Tom picked out a hat. What did he do?


He cleaned it.
He carried it.
He collected them.
He selected one.
34. Why did that jet get to its destination so rapidly?
because it is supersonic
because it is reliable
because it is practical
because it is light

35. Elaine was on time for work? What happened?


She started to work recently.
She stopped her work suddenly.
She finished her work quickly.
She arrived at work promptly.

36. Are you getting used to the weather?


Yes, it’s raining hard now.
No, I don’t think it will snow.
No, it isn’t hot today.
Yes, I’m becoming accustomed to it.

37. After he had gone, I finished my lesson.


He left before I finished it.
I completed my lesson when he arrived.
I had just finished it when he came.
He helped me with the lesson.

38. The top of the table was rough.


The top was dirty.
The top was shiny.
The top was not smooth.
The top wasn’t hard.

39. Tom bargained with Mr. Jones when he got his car.
Tom rode with Mr. Jones.
Tom bought his car at a high price.
Tom fought with Mr. Jones.
Tom asked for a lower price.

40. Mrs. Barnett caught the bus.


She was too late for the bus.
She was in time for the bus.
She was waiting for the bus.
She was asking for the bus.

41. Mrs. Sanders couldn’t bear the pain of her broken leg.
It was too much pain.
It wasn’t enough pain.
The leg was too long.
The break was soft.

42. He needed the data.


He needed something to eat.
He needed the rest.
He needed a date.
He needed the information.

43. Some of the workers were misinformed about the reporting time.
They came late.
They worked with forms.
They arrived with forms.
They knew the time.

44. He couldn’t make many friends.


He wasn’t popular.
He didn’t need friends.
His many friends liked him.
His friends have many friends.

45. Miss Klein wants to see the new art exhibit.


She will go to the _____.
museum
hospital
grocery store
department store

46. David didn’t bother Michael. What did David do?


He made Michael pay.
He left Michael alone.
He kept Michael out.
He sent Michael away.

47. Did Anna complain about her trip?


Yes, she finished the trip a week ago.
Yes, she said she didn’t like the food or the people.
No, she went both ways by boat.
No, she had many suitcases with her.

48. The man said, “You can count on me.” What did he mean?
Bring the figures to me.
Come close to me.
Find the right way for me.
Depend on me.

49. Jack carried out the order. What did he do?


He canceled it.
He destroyed it.
He threw it away.
He executed it.

50. David forgot his lunch, so I gave him half of mine.


He has all of it now.
He has more than I have now.
He has as much as I have now.
He has less than I have now.
51. He wasted his time as a student.
He studied hard.
He didn’t have a watch.
He didn’t learn much.
He progressed very well.

52. When he jumped from the fence, Peter tore his trousers.
He ripped them.
He dirtied them.
He soiled them.
He wrinkled them.

53. The farmer needs a shovel.


He will mow the grass.
He will paint the house.
He will harvest the corn.
He will dig a ditch.

54. In this coded message, each number represents a letter of the alphabet.
None of the numbers is a letter.
Each number looks like a letter.
The code is in alphabetical order.
Every number stands for a letter.

55. That company has a reputation for being above board.


The company is _____.
exorbitant
trustworthy
fraudulent
successful

56. The passenger ship is gigantic.


The ship is _____.
boarding
sinking
full
huge

57. W: I don’t know what that means.


M: You should use a dictionary.
What does the man want the woman to use?
a special book
a ruler
good manners
a pair of glasses

58. W: You are very healthy and strong.


M: Thanks. I run at least ten miles a day.
What do we know about the man?
He is physically out of shape.
He is fat and lazy.
He has good physical endurance.
He has a fast car.

59. M: Why do you want that?


W: Because it’s so beautiful.
Why does the woman want it?
It is easy to use.
It is pleasant to look at.
It is just her size.
It is comfortable to sit on.

60. W: What did you do about your garage?


M: I expanded it.
What did the man do about his garage?
The man cleaned his garage out.
The man made his garage bigger.
The man repaired his garage.
The man painted his garage.

61. M: What is that noise?


W: It must be the person next door.
What is making the noise?
a car
a dog
a man
the door

62. M: What happened to my knife?


W: You left it on the ground and it got rusty.
What color is the knife now?
silver
greenish-blue
reddish-brown
black

63. W: Didn’t you finish the book?


M: No, there were too many distractions.
Why didn’t he finish reading?
He was too tired to continue.
He did not have enough time.
He did not want to read.
Other things caught his attention.

64. W: There are five continents.


M: I disagree. There are seven.
What are they arguing about?
religion
history
biology
geography
65. W: What is the mechanic doing to that truck?
M: He is putting oversized tires on it.
How would you describe the tires?
They are large.
They are light.
They are flat.
They are cheap.

66. M: What kind of workers do you employ here?


W: Most are just unskilled laborers.
Most of the workers are _____.
well recommended
highly experienced
completely untrained
well educated

67.
The weather here is _____ than the weather in New York.
good
nice
better
best

68.
Do you like to travel _____ air?
to
as
of
by

69.
Select the correct sentence.
Before lunchtime should be here the mail.
Here before lunchtime should the mail be.
The mail should be here before lunchtime.
Lunchtime should here the mail be before.

70.
Writing the example on the board, the teacher explained it to the class.
The class explained the example.
The teacher took notes.
The teacher explained the example.
The class was writing on the board.

71.
The meal took two hours to _____.
paint
cook
build
write
72.
He was standing in back of the others.
between
besides
behind
beside

73.
It was a decision of major importance.
small
great
some
military

74.
Last night, unfortunately, the team forfeited the game because they _____
begin without their coach.
can’t
couldn’t
shouldn’t
mustn’t

75.
We thank you very much for not _____ in the office.
smoking
smokes
smoked
smoke

76.
Ms. Woods was instructed _____ to the meeting at 10 a.m.
to go
going
gone
had gone
77.
Please call Mary and _____.
I
me
mine
we

78.
He looked at the chart, but he couldn’t _____ it.
throw
dig around
read
step over

79.
A container is used to _____ something.
find
buy
make
hold

80.
You will benefit from this training. The training will be _____.
pleasant
helpful
difficult
continued

81.
For billions of years, the sun, which is large star, has been burning intensely
without dissipating itself. The reason for this unique action is the performance
of thermonuclear reaction which gives off heat and energy without a great loss
of fuel. The light and warmth that we enjoy each day are a result of the sun’s
thermonuclear reaction. According to this paragraph, the sun _____.
gets hotter
emits heat and energy
gets cooler
is dissipating intensely

82.
In that case, I will go with you.
event
regard
day
car

83.Last night the temperature dropped, and we had some rain.


The thermometer fell off.
There was a lot of wind.
It became warmer.
It became cooler.

84.If you had felt better, you _____ have enjoyed that movie.
will
might
may
maybe
85.
Lunch _____ at noon.
serves
be served
is served
serving

86.
Pat: Are you studying the lesson?
Gus: Yes, _____.
I’m
I do
I have
I am
87.
Where _____ with his friend next week?
go will he
will go he
he will go
will he go

88.
The dancer painted every part of his body except his _____.
shoes
arms
drums
partner

89.
The soldiers fought _____ sunset.
in
in spite of
by means of
until

90.
The car was going around the bend.
driveway
curve
block
parked truck

91.
He bought a new truck because his old one was no longer _____.
broken
repaired
refueled
serviceable
92.
If you are broke, you _____.
are well trained
should see a doctor
have no money
prefer soft drinks

93.
I can’t imagine what’s holding up the movie.
supporting
raising
delaying
robbing

94.
When my father dies, my mother _____ with us.
live
has lived
will live
is living

95.
Pamela Sue would have loved to attend the gala affair, _____ she wasn’t
invited.
only
now that
so that
beyond

96.
The music was loud; _____, the neighbors complained.
even though
on one hand
as a matter of fact
in spite of that

97.
The eagle has been admired by man throughout the ages. Its likeness has
been the emblem of many governments. In real life, the eagle is actually a bird
of prey that lives off small animals.
According to this paragraph, the eagle _____.
eats other animals
is just an emblem
has a very long life
is protected by governments

98.
What time did you get _____ with the examination?
into
through
to
down

99.The same word _____ on a different list.


contained
typed
reappeared
introduced
100.
The man needed a shopping _____ to put his groceries in.
vehicle
truck
line
cart

069
1 What color is Jim’s car?
new
yellow
fast
small
2 Mr. Davis is building a house. What is he building?
a place to put his car
a place to live
a place to work
a place to keep his supplies

3 John has lots of new ideas. What has he been doing?


shopping
hunting
thinking
skiing

4 What should you do when you hear a question?


Get it again.
Repair it immediately.
Answer it if you can.
Pay it as soon as you can.

5 Be sure to use the proper forms. Which forms should be used?


the long ones
the correct ones
the usual ones
the revised ones

6 Why did Mrs. Lopez sit down?


She wanted to leave.
She wanted to rest.
She wanted to wash.
She wanted to walk.

7 Which of these produces the energy to light a lamp?


darkness
time
batteries
vitamins
8 Lieutenant Norris left the papers in his office.
He left them where he works.
He left them where he sleeps.
He left them where he eats.
He left them where he dresses.

9 Mary is the cashier in our office.


She cleans the floor.
She answers the telephone.
She types all the letters.
She handles the money.

10 The accident was caused by a speeding car.


The road was very bad.
The road was very wet.
The car was going uphill.
The car was going to fast.

11 The students went out of the classroom.


They left the classroom.
They were out of paper.
They became excited.
They looked out the window.

12 Why did Jim buy that ball?


in the store on the corner
the day before yesterday
to use in the game today
for $8.00 plus tax

13 Mr. Leslie’s job is to regulate the machines. What does Mr. Leslie do?
He makes the machines.
He controls the machines.
He oils the machines.
He sells the machines.

14 He knows the formula for it. What does he know?


how old it is
where it is
what it is made up of
when it will happen

15 If a man says that perhaps he will come. What does he mean?


He may or may not come.
He can't come.
He doesn't want to come.
He definitely will come.

16 Which of these might be made of plastic?


a salad
a bar of soap
a candle
a comb

17 Tom has fast reactions. What does he have?


quick responses
two movements
eyeglasses
a good automobile

18 Carl’s studying chemistry at school. What’s he studying?


foreign languages
political systems
important dates
basic substances
19 The doctor looked at David’s eye. What was he checking?
his hearing
his vision
his taste
his feeling

20 The heart is an important organ. What does it do?


It digests food.
It pumps blood.
It cools the body.
It protects the spine.

21 Margaret asked John to keep an eye on the children. What did she ask him
to do?
to watch the children
to find the children
to help the children
to feed the children

22 I was asked to instruct the man.


I was asked to test them.
I was asked to command them.
I was asked to teach them.
I was asked to watch them.

23 The children will slide on the ice.


They will sit.
They will fight.
They will talk.
They will slip.

24 By this clock it is exactly eight-thirty.


It isn't 8:30 yet.
It is past 8:30.
This clock says 8 o'clock.
The time is 8:30 sharp.

25 The little boy lied.


He didn't hide the shoe.
He cried.
He got sick.
He didn't tell the truth.

26 The waiter said we can sit anyplace we wish.


We must sit at a special table.
We can't have a table.
We can sit at any table.
We can't sit at a reserved table.

27 She has not seen the doctor yet.


She has already seen him.
She has a prescription
She is still waiting
She is already well.

28 Ralph owes the bank a lot of money.


Ralph is in _____.
movies
debt
class
transit

29 Susan came at the time we were leaving. When did Susan come?
just as we were leaving
before we left
just after we left
some time after we left

30 Why are those black shoes comfortable?


because they are new
because they fit well
because they are cheap
because they look nice

31 The student relies on his dictionary. What does he do?


talks about it
writes on it
depends on it
doesn't use it

32 Did she get her mail today?


Yes, she sent it.
Yes, she wrote it.
Yes, she has it now.
Yes, she didn't remember.

33 The irritated man went on his way. How was the man feeling?
happy
generous
pleased
angry

34 If oil is spilled, you should clean it up immediately. When should you clean it
up?
after finishing the job
at once
whenever you can
an hour later

35 They compressed the material. What happened to the material?


It became longer.
It became hotter.
It became smaller.
It became stronger.
36 We told the sergeant that we had already made up our beds. What had we
done?
washed the sheets and blankets
put the sheets and blankets on the bed
built out own beds
piled the sheets and blankets on the bed

37 Many traffic laws have been revised.


They were transferred.
They were changed.
They were protected.
They were preserved.

38 Mr. Walton plans to attend the concert.


He intends to go to the concert.
He does not expect to go to the concert.
He does not like concerts.
He expects to plan a concert

39 The humidity is high today.


The wind is high.
The air is damp.
The clouds are high.
The atmosphere is dry.

40 All the pilots of the first squadron accomplished their bombing mission
yesterday.
They checked their machines.
They completed their assignment.
They failed in their mission.
They returned with their bombs.

41 One of the important rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights is the right to
assemble peacefully.
To meet peacefully is an important right.
People have no right to assemble peacefully.
Peaceful assembly is rarely guaranteed.
There are no real important rights.

42 The man did his duty.


He did not want to do anything.
He did whatever he felt like doing.
He did not know what to do.
He did what he was supposed to do.

43 We landed at the airport in New York. It’s huge.


It's convenient.
It's interesting.
It's modern.
It's big.
44 The mechanic found the ruptured oil line.
It was bending.
It was loosening.
It was straining.
It was leaking.

45 You have to go over your lessons.


You must find you new lessons.
You must study some more.
You may stop studying.
The class is over.

46 The animal’s growth was surprising. What was surprising about the animal?
the way it moved around
the way it changed color
the way it got bigger
the way it found food

47 John glanced at his wristwatch. What did he do?


He shook the watch with his hand.
He examined it carefully.
He took a quick look at it.
He set the hands to the correct time.
48 Sarah told me that I was stupid and lazy. Why was I angry at Sarah?
because of her remark
because of her appearance
because of her memory
because of her influence

49 The school will eventually add another branch.


Another branch has been added.
The school is not interested in another branch.
Sooner or later another branch will be added.
Another branch will never be added to the school.

50 Yesterday it drizzled all day.


Sleet fell during the storm.
It snowed all day.
Heavy rains fell all day.
There was a light rain.

51 Herbert’s income is very low.


He doesn't make much money.
He doesn't have much time.
He doesn't make much progress.
He doesn't have much education.

52 When you have a homework assignment, you should never put off doing it.
You should remove it immediately.
You should not cancel it.
You should put it away.
You should do it without delay.

53 Mrs. Powell told her students that they had missed the point.
They didn't understand.
They couldn't hear well.
They knew what she said.
They lost something.

54 Don’t worry about the accident. It’s all water under the bridge.
The accident happened under a bridge.
The accident can be forgotten
The accident was your fault.
Water caused the accident on the bridge.

55 The programming instructions on this new VCR will leave most people
completely befuddled.
The programming is _____.
baffling
manageable
user-friendly
obsolete

56 Beatrice found many unusual shells.


She was walking _____.
on the highway
in the forest
in the desert
on the beach

57 W: How are you today, Mr. McMahan?


M: I’m very well. Thank you.
What do you learn about the man?
He is sick.
He feels happy.
He is rich.
He feels good.

58 W: Do you know Jim Blake?


M: Yes, he’s in my squadron.
What do you know about Jim Blake?
He is a businessman.
He is a teacher.
He is a military man.
He is a farmer.

59 W: Where are you going to get it?


M: I’ll have to go to the drugstore.
What does the man probably have to buy?
furniture
potatoes
medicine
a suit

60 W: What does your company do?


M: We construct houses.
What does his company do?
paints houses
builds houses
sells houses
designs houses

61 W: How will you get your dog to take that medicine?


M: I’m going to inject it.
What’s the man going to do with the medicine?
He's going to throw it away.
He's going to make the dog eat it.
He's going to cover the dog with it.
He's going to give the dog a shot.

62 M: I hear you had a new kind of test this morning.


W: Yes, the teacher gave us a composite test.
What kind of test did the woman have?
a very long test
a very difficult test
a test on mathematics
a test made up of several parts

63 W: Did the major get your message?


M: Yes, but I had to clarify it.
What did the man do to the message?
repeated it over and over
made it easier to understand
made sure the major could hear it
wrote it down several times

64 W: Is that snake harmful?


M: It certainly is, so don’t touch it.
if the snake would help her
if the snake would hurt her
if the snake was edible
if the snake was alive

65 M: Why isn’t Raymond working today?


W: He has a bad backache.
What probably happened to Raymond?
He ate some badly prepared food.
He stayed outside in the rain.
He drank too much at dinner.
He lifted a very heavy object.

66 M: What did you think of the book?


W: The ending was very abrupt.
What did the woman think?
She thought the ending was good.
She thought the ending was obvious.
She thought the ending was sudden.
She thought the ending was sad.

67
Do you ever east in a restaurant?
No,I eat in a restaurant never.
No,I never eat in a restaurant.
No,never I eat in a restaurant.
No,in a restaurant I eat never.

68
I see the girl. Jake _____ also.
see it
sees her
saw him
seen me

69
Select the correct sentence.
In the garbage disposal don't put your hand.
Don't put your hand in the garbage disposal.
Disposal don't put your hand in the garbage.
Don't your hand in the garbage disposal put.

70
She bought a _____ of stockings.
two
foot
deck
pair

71
Manufacturing is usually done _____.
on a farm
in a factory
in the forest
in the home

72
Cotton is the (princeipal) product of this state.
secondary
main
unpopular
cheap

73
Karen asked the clerk, "How much is this item?" She wanted to know _____.
the price
the condition
the way out
the kind

74
Adam wasn't able to go with us.
He couldn't go.
He didn't want to go.
He wasn't ready to go.
He wasn't supposed to go.

75
We should _____ the museum on the base.
visiting
visit
visited
to visit

76
Ali his money _____ by a thief last night.
has stolen
stole
was stolen
had stolen

77
_____ is prohibited within the school zone.
Sped
To speeding
Speeding
Speeds

78
In English, a word may have several different meanings; for example, the word
"precipitation". Any form of water or ice which falls on the earth is precipitation.
Rain is a common example of one form. Snow, sleet, and hail are examples of
the frozen forms of precipitation.

According to this paragraph, _____.


rain and snow are the same form of precipitation
precipitation may fall in different forms
rain falls in many different places
precipitation has only one form

79
Anna told her husband to watch the children. She told him ______.
that he should watch the children
that she would watch the children
that she saw him watch the children
that they would both watch the children
80
Mr. Brown said the weather is normal for this time of year. The weather is
_____.
as usual
very fine
dry
stormy

81
Sleet and snow are weather hazards. The term "hazards" refers to _____.
signs
pressures
advantages
dangers

82
The mechanic adjusted the brakes.
reset
removed
lubricated
cleaned

83
The driver violated the _____.
steep curve
car parts
fuel line
safety rules

84. We'll write him as soon as we _____ when we're going.


will know
should know
know
knew

85. He may fail the course if he _____ study.


doesn't
shouldn't
didn't
wouldn't

86. _____ perfect rice can be difficult for many


Made
Makes
To make
Is making

87. _____,the meeting went well.


Provided
In case of
In spite of
Overall

88. My head is bare.


large
not covered
small
cold

89. The instructor was amazed at the students' progress.


happy
relieved
surprised
suspicious

90. What do we call the degree of hotness or coldness measured on a scale?


thermometer
barometer
energy
temperature

91. The general is _____ now, but he can see you tomorrow at 0900
unavailable
free
unoccupied
present

92. I told Henry to stick to it. I told him to _____.


use more glue
get another job
keep trying
put it on a plate

93. The things I bought added up to $17.50.


amounted to
afforded to
arrived to
averaged from

94.I'm _____ in buying a new raincoat.


interested
interesting
being interesting
been interested

95.According to their records, Mr. Henley _____ on five times by the end of the
year.
will have been operated
is going to operate
can operate
is being operated
96.When did you last hear _____ your mother-in-law?
by
from
concerning
until

97.Mr. Wilson is a very dependable young man. When he tells you that he
will do something for you, you can always _____ him to do it.
cross up
count on
depend in
count to

98.In an era of increasing emphasis on the role of global military air power, it
became necessary to increase the distances airplanes could travel. The
propeller-driven airplane with its slow and limited range became largely
obsolete. It was replaced by planes with supersonic speed made possible
through jet-propulsion. Today with the fighters and bombers have achieved
much success in increasing their range capabilities. According to this
paragraph, greater distances can be flown by bombers through the use of
_____.
jet propulsion
in-flight refueling
supersonic speeds
increasing air power
99. The company had to go through a lot of "red tape" to get its plans
approved.
bureaucratic procedures
angry protests by workers
quick preliminary meetings
unexpected cost increases

100. An internal combustion engine releases poisonous _____.


vents
catalysts
vibrations
fumes

070
1 Do you have a large car?
No, it's not very big.
No, it's not very comfortable.
No, it's not very colorful.
No, it's not very fast.

2 What do you find in the sports section of a newspaper?


political news
football news
funnies
want ads

3 My chair is made of aluminum. What is it made of?


strong plastic
strong cloth
light metal
light wood

4 This is a dangerous intersection. Why is it dangerous?


There is very little traffic.
There are many people and heavy traffic.
Only people use the streets.
The sun always shines there.

5 Birth is the beginning of life. What is the end of life?


marriage
death
illness
shock

6 Maria wrote home twice last week.


She has written two letters.
She sent only one letter last week.
She sent four letters home last week.
She will write home.

7 Mary forgot the name of one of her friends.


She wrote down the name.
She always remembered the name.
She repeated the name aloud several times.
She did not remember the name.

8 Mrs. Jackson speaks English. Mrs. Smith does, too.


Mrs. Smith doesn't speak English.
Mrs. Smith speaks two languages.
Both speak English.
Mrs. Jackson understands English but doesn't speak it.

9 The little girl had a problem when she tried to tie her shoes.
It was easy for her to tie her shoes.
It was difficult for her to tie her shoes.
She liked to tie her shoes.
She disliked tying her shoes.

10 Two of the teachers extinguished the fire.


They put out the fire.
They started the fire.
They looked for the fire.
They reported the fire.

11 Rose Ellen broke her mirror.


She couldn't ______.
talk to anyone
read her book
see herself
tell time

12 I’m waiting for my brother to arrive. What am I waiting for?


my brother to drive
my brother to get here
my brother to start eating
my brother to stop talking

13 The only painting I liked cost fifty dollars. Each of the other paintings was
half that price. What was the price of the other paintings?
$25.00
$50.00
$75.00
$100.00

14 Why are you so serious?


beacuse this is very important
beacust the grass is green
because I'm langhing
because I'm smoking

15 How often do you practice English?


I practice English at 4:00 o'clock.
I practice English for two hours.
Because I want to go to America.
I practice English daily.

16 Can you tell me who that individual is?


He is going to town.
He gave me one.
He's the new instructor.
He's at the library.

17 Defense was their main concern. What was their main concern?
protection
recreation
information
transformation

18 What is a board made of?


wood
food
wire
leather

19 Why did you choose that book to read?


I didn't want it.
It was the only one I liked.
I couldn't find it.
I got a good offer for it.
20 The woman kept her diamonds in a safe. Why?
so they would be worth more
so they would be secure
so they would shine
so they would expand

21 I hear that your sister is living in England. Do you correspond with her?
Yes, I like to visit there.
Yes, the people are friendly.
Yes, I write a letter every week.
Yes, the plane ticket is expensive.

22 Jenny filled out the application. What did she do?


She completed it.
She destroyed it.
She lost it.
She mailed it.

23 He’s catching on fast. What’s he doing?


He's learning quickly.
He's making the paper longer.
He's making the tape go faster.
He's gluing the paper together.

24 The commander says he approves of the plan.


He wants to move the plan.
He doesn't agree with the plan.
He accepts the plan.
He wants to change it.

25 Make sure the equipment functions properly before you try to use it.
Make sure the equipment is plugged in properly.
Make sure the equipment is cleaned properly.
Make sure the equipment is installed properly.
Make sure the equipment is working properly.

26 When I called him, he was too occupied to talk.


He was angry.
He was busy.
He was sleepy.
He was sick.

27 Our guests stayed overnight.


They stayed all night.
They never left their home.
They stayed until midnight.
They went home late.

28 Joe was looking for a way to simplify his job.


He wanted to abolish his job.
He wanted to make his job easier.
He wanted to complicate his job.
He wanted to make his job optional.

29 Mr. Jones said, “I cannot afford a car.” What does Mr. Jones mean?
He has enough money to buy a car.
He needs a car.
He doesn't have money to buy a car.
He doesn't need a car.

30 Jane lives in Evanston, which is a suburb of Chicago. Where does Jane


live?
close to Evanston
close to Chicago
in the center of Chicago
in neither Evanston nor Chicago

31 Alfred removed the rest of the nails from the box. What did he remove?
only the large nails
all the small nails
the nails that were left
half of the nails

32 The doctor has a new stethoscope. What does she have?


a machine that takes pictures
an instrument to listen to the heart
an instrument to measure temperature
an instrument to check the stomach

33 We expect to arrive in town late at night.


We plan to arrive late.
We don't like to arrive late.
We never arrive late at night.
We must arrive late at night.

34 John asked, “How far is your hotel from here?” Tom said, “Not very far.”
Tom's hotel is a long way.
Tom's hotel is quite far.
Tom's hotel is close.
Tom doesn't live in the hotel.

35 I need a stamp.
I bought a stamp.
I am using a stamp.
I don't have any stamps.
I have lots of stamps.

36 I cashed my check at the bank.


I was given a check at the bank.
I lost my check at the bank.
I received some money for it.
I left it at the cashier's.
37 The airmen walked into the office with his hat on.
He left with his hat on.
He forgot his hat at the office.
He entered without removing his hat.
He removed his hat when he entered.

38 This office door is marked “private.”


There is a sign on the door.
There is a window in the door.
There is a line on the door.
There is nail in the door.

39 The man extended his hand.


He removed it.
He held it out.
He washed it.
He cut it.

40 Joe said, “I’m really pressed for time.”


He has plenty of time.
He is having a good time.
He has very little time.
He wants to know the time.

41 He is willing to travel.
He is refusing to travel.
He is agreeing to travel.
He is forced to travel.
He is afraid to travel.

42 Jim encounters many people in his work.


He feeds many people.
He meets many people.
He instructs many people.
He hires many people.

43 Okay, you’ve convinced me.


You've persuaded me.
You've made me dislike you.
You've made me forget things.
You've deceived me.

44 The store put a number of things on sale. What did they do?
put them outside
lowered the prices
kept prices the same
stopped selling

45 We turned off the water.


It stopped running.
It started to run.
We made it run faster.
We forgot to stop it.

46 My father works for a lumber company. Where does he work?


in a library
in a forest
in a laboratory
in a cemetery

47 Tools should be protected against moisture. What should they be protected


against?
dry weather
dampness
oil and grease
improper use

48 How will a new job enable him to buy a car?


He will need it to get to work.
He will know how to drive then.
He will earn enough money.
He will have many new friends.

49 Sam uses a tape measure in his work. What does he use?


a flexible measuring device
a wooden measuring device
a short measuring device
an electrical measuring device

50 Arnold uses calipers in his workshop. What does he measure with them?
the atmospheric pressure
the water temperature
the thickness of metal
the speed of sound

51 Ted said he would have a bit more. How much did he want?
a lot more
no more
a few more
a little more

52 The soldier worked in transportation and supply. What did his job involve?
logistics
personnel
administration
statistics

53 Sergeant Harris asked the mechanic, “When will you tear down the unit?”
What did she want to know?
when the unit will be in town
when the unit will be sold
when the unit will be disassembled
when the unit will be assembled

54 The sailor can steer that small boat.


He can get in it.
He can put water in it.
He can take pictures of it.
He can guide it.

55 I’m running short of cash this week.


I'm looking for a lost check.
I'm running to the bank.
I'm getting lots of money.
I'm getting low on money.

56 You must tell the attorney nothing but the truth.


Tell him part of the truth.
Tell him nothing at all.
Tell him all lies.
Tell him only the truth.

57 M: What time is it?


W: It’s eleven o’clock.
M: I wish it were time to eat.
What does the man mean?
He is tired.
He is busy.
He is late.
He is hungry.

58 M: Can you see anything?


W: No, I need a flashlight.
Why can’t the woman see anything?
It is too dark.
It is too bright.
She is too short.
She is blind.

59 M: Do you want a glass of water?


W: Yes, but I’d like some ice in it, please.
Why does the woman probably want ice?
She wants the water to be fresh.
She wants the water to be cold.
She wants the water to have bubbles in it.
She wants the water to be clear.

60 W: Where are we going on our vacation?


M: I don’t know. It’s up to you.
What did he tell her?
She must make the decision.
She must go on a vacation.
She must go by herself.
She must stop bothering him.
61 M: Would you pass this information on to Mr. Brooks?
W: Yes, I’ll be glad to.
What will she do?
give Mr. Brooks the information
evaluate the information for Mr. Brooks
type the information for Mr. Brooks
keep Mr. Brooks from getting the informatoin

62 W: When will you begin, Frank?


M: As soon as the microphone is ready.
What is Frank probably going to do?
give a talk
take a picture
look at the stars
make a telephone call

63 W: Can you tell me what the compass says?


M: No, I’m still trying to read it.
What does the woman want to know?
the temperature
the direction
the distance
the air speed

64 M: I’m looking for an article on preventive medicine.


W: Here’s one in this magazine.
What was the man doing?
waiting for an article
planning to write an article
searching for an article
reading an article

65 Where are we going to camp?


M: There’s a good place over by those big trees.
What will they do?
rest for an hour
take some pictures
sleep overnight
eat a big lunch

66 W: Attention, shoppers, we have a blue light special for you in our camera
department. For the next ten minutes only, you can receive a free photo album
with the purchase of any digital camera at regular price. That’s a blue light
special in our camera department for the next ten minutes only.
The announcer said that ______ 10 minutes.
digital cameras are on sale for
the camera department closes in
blue lights are on special for
there's a special offer for
67
Texas has ______ roads than Nevada.
the most
the same
more
like

68
______ day is today?
What
Who
That
How

69
How do you know ______ ?
when class leave I
when leave class I
I leave class when
when I leave class

70
Mr. Jones wants a car for ______.
exercise
transportation
eating
sleeping

71
Do you have sufficient fuel in the tank?
synthetic
solid
enough
some

72
Janice needed more data in order to finish the job.
time
facts
money
machines

73
The judge told Joe to make an immediate decision.
Joe must decide quickly.
Joe can give the answer tomorrow.
The judge wants to decide about Joe.
Joe wants to talk to the judge.

74
We saw some _____ dishes on the floor.
breaking
broke
broken
break

75
Tonight, _____ we go downtown with you?
may
are
have
permit

76
The letter _____ yesterday.
was mailed
mailed
mails
was mailing

77
I will be at the meeting if I _____ get away.
ought to
will
might
can

78
Many of our libraries, especially in smaller cities, were made possible by
Andrew Carnegie. Born in Scotland, he came to the United States when he
was thirteen. His money started many of the libraries in small cities of the
United States.

According to this paragraph, _____.


libraries were not tax supported until Andrew Carnegie started them
Andrew Carnegie was a native-born citizen of the United States
libraries not founded by Carnegie were closed down
in smaller cities, many of the libraries were founded with Carnegie's funds

79
He cut the meat into pieces before serving it.
bought
cooked
cleaned
carved

80
Bill refused to give up, so he tired to open the door _____.
before
also
into
again

81
To learn something by yourself means to _____.
study or practice with friends
leave it alone
learn by special classes
learn it without help

82
Jack had to insert a new sheet of paper.
buy
remove
exchange
put in

83
I'd like to go to the air show next week, but I can't make it.
I'm going to the air show.
I don't care about the air show.
I want to go, but I'm going to be busy.
The air show took place last week

84. George _____ do better work in school if he studied harder.


will
shall
would
must

85. Did you hear that Janelle is _____ marry?


about
about for
about to
about for to

86. The NCO expects his men _____ the proper uniform.
wear
be wearing
to wear
are waering

87. After _____ the supplies, he locked up the storage room.


were counted
count
to count
counting

88. They call him Bart.


He has called Bart.
He will call Bart.
He is called Bart.
He is called Bart.

89. Traffic on our streets is regulated by traffic lights. By the same token,
vitamins might be called the stop-and-go lights of the human body. Vitamins
are necessary in order for the body to properly use the food it receives. The
body needs only a small amount of vitamins, but they are important for
protection against diseases. According to this paragraph, _____.
there is a lot of traffic on the streets
you must stop for a red light
vitamins help prevent diseases
the body needs a large amount of vitamins

90. You may keep that shirt.


You have to wear it.
You don't have to return it.
You have to return it.
You don't have to wear it.

91. It happened at 10 o'clock.


came
went
took charge
took place

92. You should go on sick call right away. You should _____.
go to the right
go at once
walk straight
run away
93
When will you wind up the job?
start
finish
motivate
join

94
Mr. Stein's piano recital was _____ one yet.
the most pallid
most pallid
more pallid
more pallid than

95
Those immigrants _____ two months by the first of October.
should be detained
can detain
will have been detained
will detain

96
People in cowboy clothes would probably look out _____ place at a symphony
concert.
of
on
to
by

97
When we heard the explosion, out first _____ was to hit the floor.
noise
impulse
thing
jump

98
When you loosen this nut, it will _____.
be tightened
come off
crack
stay tight

99
The evidence presented by the lawyer was not admiss_____.
-ion
-ible
-ibly
-ive

100
Matthew loves to _____ about his exploits on the football field.
distort
utter
boast
impart

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