A)lay B)vary C)moderate D)shift
42.Showing some sense of humor can be a(n) _______ way to deal with some stressful situations.
A)effective B)favorable C)efficient D)favorite
43.Some research workers completely _______ all those facts as though they never existed.
A)refuse B)ignore C)miss D)leave
44.The native canadians lived in ______ with nature for they respected nature as a provider of life.
A)harmony B)acquaintance C)coordination D)contact
45.I was impressed ______ the efficiency of the work done in the company.
A)in B)for C)about D)with
46.The company is trying every means to ______ the wholesale price of its products.
A)pull down B)bring down C)put down D)set down
47.In the long _____, the new information technologies may fundamentally alter our way of life
A)jump B)distance C)run D)view
48.actually, information technology can _______the gap between the poor and the rich.
A)link B)break C)ally D)
49.The other day, Mum and I went to St.James’s Hospital, and they did lots and lots of tests in me,most of them _____ and frightening.
A)hostile B)cheerful C)friendly D)horrible
50.The news has just ______ that the president is going to visit China next month.
A)come out B)come about C)come up D)come down
51.The writer was so _____ in her work that she didn’t notice him enter the room.
A)focused B)absorbed C)centered D)abandoned
52.By the late seventies, the amount of fixed assets required to produce one vehicle in Japan ____ equivalent to that in the United States.
A)rudely B)readily C)coarsely D)roughly
53.The situation described in the report ______ terrible, but it may not happen.
A)sounds B)maintains C)inclines D)remains
54.many people are asking whether traditional research universities in fact have a _____.
A)so far B)on end C)at all D)in all
55.His hand shook a little as he _______ the key in the lock.
A)inserted B)pierced C)stuffed D)squeezed
56.A word processor is much better than a typewriter in that it enables you to enter...._______your text more easily.
A)discharge B)register C)propose D)edit
A)fare B)worth C)expense D)payment
58.The most basic reason why dialects should be preserved is that language helps to ______ a culture.
A)remark B)review C)retain D)relate
59.Because of his excellent administration, people lived in peace and ______ and all previously neglected matters were taken care of.
A)contest B)content C)consent D)conviction
60.Actually , information technology can _______ the gap between the poor and the rich.
A)bridge B)break C)link D)ally
61.I know you’ve got a smooth tongue, so don’t talk me ______ buying it.
A)out B)down C)away D)into
62.All the arrangements should be completed _______your departure.
A)parallel to B)prior to C)superior to D)contrary
63.We don’t know why so many people in that region like to wear dresses of such ______ colors.
A)mild B)low C)dull D)hamble
64.Companies are struggling to find the right _______ between supply and demand ,but it is no easy task.
A)equation B)formula C)pattern D)balance
65.We need to create education standards that prepare our next generation who will be _______ with an even more competiteve market.
A)confronted B)encountered C)tackled D)dealt
66.Now in Britain, wines take up four times as much ________ in the storehouse as both beer and spirits.
A)block B)patch C)space D)land
67.For professional athletes, ________ to the Olympics means that they have a chance to enter the history books.
A)approach B)access C)appeal D)attachment
68.The mayor _____ the police officer a medal of honor for his berole deed in rescuing the carthquake victims.
A)awarded B)rewarded C)prized D)credited
69.Computer power now allows automatic searches of fingerprint files to match a print at a crime _____.
A)location B)occasion C)stage D)scene
70.The _______ that exists among nations could certainly be lessened if misunderstanding a mistrust were removed.
A)stress B)strain C)tension D)intensity