Part II Vocabulary and Structure (20 minutes)
Directions: There are 30 incomplete sentences in this part. For each sentence there are four choices marked A), B), C) and
D). Choose the ONE that best completes the sentence. Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single
line through the center.
21 Until then, his family _________ from him for six months.
A) didn’t hear B) hasn’t been hearing
C) hasn’t heard D) hadn’t heard
22 The conference _________ a full week by the time it ends.
A) must have lasted B) will have lasted
C) would last D) has lasted
23 Students or teachers can participate in excursions to lovely beaches around the island at regular _________.
A) gaps B) rate
C) length D) intervals
24 Physics is _________ to the science which was called natural philosophy in history.
A) alike B) equivalent
C) likely D) uniform
25 There’s a man at the reception desk who seems very angry and I think he means____ trouble.
A) making B) to make
C) to have made D) having make
26 After the Arab states won independence, great emphasis was laid on expanding education, with girls as well as boys
___________ to go to school.
A) to be encouraged B) been encouraged
C) being encouraged D) be encouraged
27 The new appointment of our president _________ from the very beginning of next semester.
A) takes effect B) takes part
C) takes place D) takes turns
28 The president made a _______ speech at the opening ceremony of the sports meeting, which encouraged the sportsmen greatly.
A) vigorous B) tedious
C) flat D) harsh
29 It is useful to be able to predict the extent ______ which a price change will affect supply and demand.
A) from B) with
C) to D) for
30 Finding a job in such a big company has always been ________ his wildest dreams.
A) under B) over
C) above D) beyond
31 It is not easy to learn English well, but if you _______, you will succeed in the end.
A) hang up B) hang about
C) hang on D) hang onto
32 It is reported that _________ adopted children want to know who their natural parents are.
A) the most B) most of
C) most D) the most of
33 Last year the advertising rate _________ by 20 percent.
A) raised B) aroused
C) arose D) rose
34 ________ before we depart the day after tomorrow, we should have a wonderful dinner party.
A) Had they arrived B) Would they arrive
C) Were they arriving D) Were they to arrive
35 The strong storm did a lot of damage to the coastal villages: several fishing boats were _____ and many houses collapsed.
A) wrecked B) spoiled
C) torn D) injured
36 The little man was __________ one metre fifty high.
A) almost more than B) hardly more than
C) nearly more than D) as much as
37 As __________ announced in today’s papers, the Shanghai Export Commodities Fair is also open on Sundays.
A) being B) is
C) to be D) been
38 You see the lightning _________ it happens, but you hear the thunder later.
A) the instant B) for an instant
C) on the instant D) in an instant
39 The manager lost his __________ just because his secretary was ten minutes late.
A) mood B) temper
C) mind D) passion
40 Great as Newton was, many of his ideas ____________ today and are being modified by the work of scientists of our time.
A) are to challenge B) may be challenged
C) have been challenged D) are challenging
41 Please be careful when you are drinking coffee in case you __________ the new carpet.
A) crash B) pollute
C) spot D) stain
42 I’d rather read than watch television; the programs seem _________ all the time.
A) to get worse B) to be getting worse
C) to have got worse D) getting worse
43 Convenience foods which are already prepared for cooking are ________ in grocery stores.
A) ready B) approachable
C) probable D) available
44 When I caught him ________ I stopped buying things there and started dealing with another shop.
A) cheating B) cheat
C) to cheat D) to be cheating
45 It is important that enough money __________ to fund the project.
A) be collected B) must be collected
C) was collected D) can be collected