PART III  CLOSE [15 MIN]

Decide which of the choices given below would best complete the passage if inserted in the corresponding blanks.Mark the best choice for each blank on your answer sheet.

Until I took Dr Offutt’s class in DeMatha High school , I was an underachieving student,but I left that class (31)_______never to underachieve again.He not only

31. A.concerned
B.worried
C.determined
D.decided

Taught me to think,he convinced me,(32)________by example as

32. A. as much
B. much as
C. as such
D. such as

Words that it was my moral (33)_______to do so and to serve

33.A. work
B. job
C. duty
D.obligation

others.

(34)_____of us could know how our relationship would

34.A. Both
B. Neither
C. Either
D. Each

(35)_______over the years .When I came back to DeMatha to

35. A. evolve
B. stay
C. remain
D. turn

teach English, I worked for Dr Offutt,the department chair.Mydiscussion with him were like graduate seminars in adolescent(36)______,classroom management and school leadership.

36.A.process
B.procedure
C.development
D.movement

After several years,I was (37)_______department chair,

37.A.called
B.named
C.asked
D.invited

and our relationship(38)________again. I thought that it might

38.A. moved
B. altered
C. went
D. shifted

be (39)______chairing the department ,since all of

39.A.awkward
B.uneasy
C.unnatural
D.former

my (40)______English teachers were

40.A. older
B.experienced
C.former
D. /

(41)_______there,but Dr Offutt supported me

41. A.  /
B.still
C.even
D.already

(42)_______.He knew when to give me advice

42. A.through
B.throughout
C.at the beginning
D.all the way

(43)_______curriculum,texts and personnel,and when to

43. A.for
B.at
C.over
D.about

let me (44)______my own course.

44. A.chart
B.head
C.describe
D.manage

In 1997,I needed his (45)______about leaving DeMatha

45.A.opinion
B.request
C.permission
D.order

to become principal at another school.(46)_______he had asked

46.A.Even if
B.Although
C.If
D.When

me to stay at DeMatha,I might have .(47)_______,he encouraged

47.A.Naturally
B.Instead
C.consequently
D.Still

me to seize the opportunity.Five years ago ,I became the principal of DeMatha.(48)________,

48.A.Once again
B.Repeatedly
C.Unusally
D.Unexpectedly

Dr Offutt was there for me,letting me know that I could (49)_______

49.A.count in
B.count down
C.count out
D.count on

him. I have learned from him that great teachers have an inexhaustible(50)________of lessons to teach.

50.A.stock
B.bank
C.wealth
D.store