47. Her fluency in English gives her an advantage _____ other girls for the job.
(A) above (B) over (C) than (D) with
48. It is _____ impossible to find a good educational computer program in this part of the country.
(A) barely (B) hardly (C) merely (D) nearly
49. What he told us about the affair simply doesn’t make any _____.
(A) sense (B) idea (C) meaning (D) significance
50. As a mother, she is too _____ towards her daughter, she should let her see more of the world.
(A) hopeful (B) protective (C) modest (D) confident
51. "Doesn’t he know that it is not _____?" "Yes, he does."
(A) truth (B) some truth (C) the truth (D) any truth
52. That tree looked as if it _____ for a long time.
(A) hasn’t watered (B) didn’t water (C) hadn’t been watered (D) wasn’t watered
53. Hitler set out to conquer all of Europe in the belief that the Germans were the master _____.
(A) race (B) human (C) blood (D) brains
54. Ever since Picasso’s painting went on exhibit, there _____ large crowds at the museum every day.
(A) is (B) has been (C) have been (D) are being
55. Don’t forget to walk the dog while I am away, _____.
(A) can you (B) shall you (C) do you (D) will you
56. It is a pity that we should stay at home when we have ______ weather.
(A) so fine (B) such a fine (C) such fine (D) so fine a
57. There were beautiful clothes _____ in the shop windows.
(A) spread (B) displayed (C) exposed (D) located
58. Mr. Smith advised us to withdraw ______.
(A) so that to get not involved (C) so as not to get involved
(B) so as to get not involved (D) so that not to get involved
59. _____ in a seemingly endless war, the general was forced to evaluate the situation again.
(A) Since the loss of 50,000 soldiers (C) Having lost over 50,000 soldiers
(B) Because of 50,000 soldiers having lost (D) 50,000 soldiers were lost
60. Knowing something as a whole is far from knowing all its _____.
(A) instance (B) character (C) items (D) details
61. ____ for your laziness, you could have finished the assignment by now.
(A) Had it not been (B) It were not (C) Weren’t it (D) Had not it been
62. The minister had his secretaries ____ a press conference.
(A) arrange (B) to arrange (C) arranging (D) arranged
63. She left the reception early because she ____ get up early the next morning.
(A) needed (B) might (C) used to (D) had to
64. Let’s not wait any longer, he might not ____ at all.
(A) turn over (B) turn up (C) used to (D) turn down
65. Anne couldn’t concentrate ____ what she was doing while her family were watching TV.
(A) to (B) on (C) for (D) in
66. My wife said in her letter that she would appreciate ____ from you sometime.
(A) to have heard (B) to hear (C) having heard (D) hearing
67.____ men have learned much from the behavior of animals in badly new.
(A) That (B) Those (C) What (D) Whether
68. It’s necessary ____ the dictionary immediately.
(A) that he will return (C) that he return
(B) that he returned (D) that he has to return
69. Franklin’s ability to learn from observations and experience ____ greatly to his success in
(A) contributed (B) owed (C) attached (D) related
70. The manager assured the customer that his complaint would be seen ____ immediately.
(A) to (B) at (C) on (D) with