1. Some people believe that since oil is scarce, the ________ of the motor industry is uncertain.

  A) terminal B) benefit C) fate D) estimate

  2. To speed up the ________ of letters, the Post Office introduced automatic sorting.

  A) treatment B) delivery C) transmission D) departure

  3. These overseas students show great ________ for learning a new language.

  A) enthusiasm B) authority C) convention D) faith

  4. The defense lawyer was questioning the old man who was one of the ________ of the murder committed last month.

  A) observers B) witnesses C) audiences D) viewers

  5. Politically these nations tend to be ________, with very high birth rates but poor education and very low levels of literacy.

  A) unstable B) reluctant C) rational D) unsteady

  答案:CBABA

  1. The chairman was blamed for letting his secretary ________ too much work last week.

  A) take to B) take out C) take away D) take on

  2. “You try to get some sleep. I‘ll ________ the patient’s breakfast, ”said the nurse.

  A) see to B) stick to C) get to D) lead to

  3. The London Marathon is a difficult race.___ ___, thousands of runners participate every year.

  A) Therefore B) Furthermore C) Accordingly D) Nevertheless

  4. The bank refused to ________ him any money, so he had to postpone buying a house.

  A) credit B) borrow C) loan D) lease

  5. The more a nation‘s companies ________ factories abroad, the smaller that country’s recorded exports will be.

  A) lie B) spot C) stand D) locate

  答案:DADCD