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Part One: Select the best one to complete the sentence.
1. The workers are paid _____. (A) by the week (B) with a week (C) to a week (D) since a week 6. That’s not _______ the holiday island of Tenerife, but for space scientists and engineers, the barren terrain here makes the ideal training ground for Europe’s latest mission to the Red Planet. (A) (B) (C) (D) what most people think of how most people think of how most people thinks of most people think of

2. ___ after lying dormant for hundreds of years is hard to believe (A) (B) (C) (D) It is seeds that can sprout Seed can sprout That seeds can sprout Sprouting seeds

7. There should be___ doubt of the strength of Australia’s commitment to the United States. (A) no (B) (C) (D) not none never

3. _______used on crops and some chemicals used in food processing may be harmful to health is widely acknowledged. (A) (B) (C) (D) Some pesticides What some pesticides That pesticides Which pesticides

8. Because of its need for physically fit recruits, the military has long advocated ____. (A) and benefited of aerobic exercise (B) the benefits of aerobic exercise (C) (D) benefits aerobic exercise how aerobic exercise the benefits

4. Mr. Clinton will also write about people _________in the course of his post-presidency, a group which is likely to include both well-known figures like former President George H. W. Bush, as well as people working in the trenches of public service. (A) which he has worked with (B) (C) (D) whom he has worked whom he has worked with who he has worked

9. The immune system defends the body against bacteria and viruses with the combination of an antibody with the antigenic determinants________ the surface of invading organisms. (A) that located on (B) (C) (D) in which located on were located on located on

5. Because of climatic changes, human communities now thrive in regions which were once home _____ glaciers and rocks. (A) to no (B) (C) (D) to not to none other to nothing but

10. _____, he never begged for money. (A) Despite he was poor (B) Because he was poor (C) (D) Poor as he was In spite of he was poor

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11. The Boston researchers_______ the study acknowledge that doctors pay high malpractice-insurance premiums and that litigation is expensive for all parties. (A) (B) (C) (D) who conducted conducted which conducted conduct

16. This door ought to ______ a week ago. (A) have fixed (B) be fixed (C) get fixed (D) have been fixed

17. It is the first time the organization, which protects rivers across the UK,______ for water pollution in the 10 years since it was created. (A) have been prosecuted (B) has been prosecuted (C) had prosecuted (D) had been prosecuted

12. Whales regularly _____ air in order to keep oxygen circulating within their respiratory systems. (A) breaths (B) (C) (D) breath breathe breathes

18. An X-ray diffractometer enables chemists to determine the arrangement of atoms, ions, and molecules _______crystals by means of scattering X rays. (A) that constitutes (B) that constituting (C) (D) which constitute constitute

13. The San Antonio forward ______one of the league’s best defenders for his ability to contain anyone from small guards to big forwards. (A) is regarded as (B) (C) (D) which is regarded as is regarded which is regarded

19. Scientists are beginning to recognize _____ a 14. Chemistry is ____ associated with four basic needs of humans: food, clothing, shelter, and medical services. (A) close (B) closely (C) closed (D) closing 15. Botanists once spoke of nectar as basically sugar water, but in the 1970s, when two researchers checked hundreds of flower nectars, plenty of other ingredients________, including amino acids and alkaloids. (A) (B) (C) (D) who turned up which turned up where turned up turned up. diverse range of activity. (A) that individual hormones having (B) individual hormones having (C) what individual hormones have (D) individual hormones have

20. ___________, functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography (PET) scanning, have been used for some time to capture the waking brain at work—making decisions, feeling frightened or joyous, coping with uncertainty. (A) That the dream researchers’ new tool (B) (C) (D) The dream researchers’ new tools With the dream researchers’ new tools With The dream researchers’ new tool

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Part Two: Identify the ONE underlined word or phrase that must be changed in order for the sentence
to be grammatically correct.

21. He finds it difficult to show his feelings. It spends some time to get close to him, but once you do, you realize that he is a good person.

22. Those who identified as suspicious will be examined more thoroughly; for some, the agency will bring in local police to conduct face-to-face interviews and perhaps run the person’s name against national criminal databases and determine whether any threat exists.

23. Turquoise is a beautiful and fashionable gem but neither particularly rare or durable.

24. Energy metabolism and requirements are customary expressed in terms of the calorie, a heat unit.

25. The experts know many things that won’t work in curing AISD, so they are that much closer to find one that will.

26. Google has said the browser improperly steers people to Microsoft’s search engine instead of Google’s more popular technology, but the Justice Department disclosed in their legal papers last week that it will take no action.

27. Even as it crops up in the far corners of Europe and Africa, the virulent bird flu that raised fears of a human pandemic has been largely snuffed out in the parts of Southeast Asia where it claimed its first and most numerous victim.

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28. The report that some birds guide African natives to honeybee hives were for a long time discredited by the scientific community.

29. The most stock exchanges assign the marker-making duties for each stock to a specialist responsible for the operation of that market.

30. Considering the unanimity of opinion on this one main point that capital punishment is a bad idea, the gathering was in some ways more a revival meeting for activists then a debate.

31. You can’t image how annoying it is to have to deal with customers. Sometimes, I really wish I could quit.

32. In last November, the Government Accountability Office released a report to the science committee, calling the satellite project “a program in crisis” that was at least $3 billion over budget and from 17 months to three years behind schedule.

33. My suitcase was very heavy that I had to ask for help to carry it from the taxi to the check-in counter.

34. Their behavior was completely unacceptable. Apart from not returning back the money we lent them, when we called to remind them, they insulted us.

35. For the past 10 years, I have been suffered from an arthritic condition that causes chronic pain in my neck that radiates into the right side of my face and right shoulder and arm.

36. The Pistons’ bounding intensity and Tayshaun Prince’s timely 29 points subdued a Heat team that on the verge of making its first N.B.A. finals appearance.

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37. I got off at the wrong bus stop and when I realized my mistake, the bus was already gone. Then I had to wait another twenty minutes for another bus to come.

38. Every two week I have to travel to Mainland China to attend a meeting with our clients. I look forward to finishing this project because I don’t like traveling so much.

39. Well aware of her own vulnerable to panicky frustration, Lucy Kincheloe made a point to remind herself there was no real hurry.

40. The pharmaceutical industry consists of hundred of companies that discover, develop, produce, and sell drug products.

41. The competition is part of the space agency’s Centennial Challenges program, which aims to foster innovation by offering prizes to teams that can to solve a range of problems.

42. Life guarding is a profession in that lifeguards employ advanced medical and management techniques to both prevent accidents or rescue accident victims.

43. Academic debates in philosophy frequently concern the processes governing thought and conduct and how they impact what understood about reality.

44. After the mechanization of agriculture, city residents could reliable on farmers to produce food.

45. An antigen is a substance that, when introduced into an organism, induces an immune response consisted of the production of a circulating antibody.

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46. Tree canopies are crucial to the survival of the rain forest, which houses unique animal species, provides needed medicines, and increase the earth’s diversity.

47. The 11-members team discovered 39 new species of frogs, butterflies, birds, mammals and plants in the pristine 3,700 square-mile area.

48. A computer is an apparatus build to perform routine calculations with speed, reliability, and ease.

49. A folk medicine, opium has been used to relieve pain, reduce such drives as hunger and thirst, induce sleep, and easing anxiety and depression.

50. While a vast body of descriptive data is available on plant development, many problems remain unsolving.