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three years ago. A since C B for D 2. Just put your coat in …….. A the hall closet B the closet of the hall C D before from the hall’s closet hall closet
15. You can give me a receipt if you want to, but your word is ….for me. A enough good C good enough B good as enough D good than enough 16. Sam usually does his work very …. and well, but today he seemed a little preoccupied. A careful C carefully B careful manner D care 17. Besides being expensive, the food in the cafeteria tastes …. A badly C too much bad B too badly D bad 18. …. here since 1976 when her parents moved from New York. A She’s lived C She was living B She’s living D She’d live 19. We’ll get …. by train if we leave tonight. A fast enough there B there fast enough C D there enough fast enough fast there late more later
3. Bill came to work at the university thirty years ……….. today. A since C from B before D ago 4. This drink tastes a little …… to me. A strongly B so strong C D strong too much strong the tea’s cup the cup for the tea two-months-olds two-month-old
5. I like these dishes but …….. is a little too small. A the tea cup C B the cup of tea D 6. My sister has a ……… baby. A two-months-old B two-month-olds C D
20. If the cab arrives …. you will miss your flight. A lately C B lateness D
21. It was …. that we went camping in the mountains last weekend. A such nice weather C too nice weather B so nice a weather D nice weather so 22. The homecoming football game will be played on …. A two September C September two B the second of September D the two of September 23. Mary overslept and was …. late that she missed her bus. A so C much B too D very 24. Could you please tell me the …. for Biology 457 and Chemistry 1067? A rooms numbers C room’s number B rooms number D room numbers 25. I think it it’s …. to take a few more pictures. A enough light B light as enough C D light enough enough as light
7. The one in the windows was ………. expensive that I couldn’t afford it. A so C very B such D too much 8. We used to go skiing in Michigan every winter, but …… for the past five seasons. A I don’t go C I’m not going B I haven’t gone D I didn’t go 9. It is … day that travel advisories have been issued for most of the major highways. A such snowy C such a snowy B so snowy D such snowy a 10. Our reservations are for ….. A sixth June B six June C D the sixth of June the six of June
11. They listened …. while the examiner gave them the directions. A attentive C attentiveness B attentively D attention 12. The cookies that you sent me were …. that I ate them all. A very good C so good B too good D good 13. Jacobson’s is one of the most expensive …. in the city. A department store C departments store B departments store D department stores 14. I don’t understand how John could have made …. in judgment. A such big mistake C so a big mistake B such a big mistake D so big mistake
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26. Last Sunday was …. that we took a drive in the country. A so beautiful day C such a beautiful weather B such a beautiful a day D so beautiful a day 27. The conference was organized for all of the …. in the state. A mathematic teachers C mathematics teacher B mathematics teachers D mathematics’ teacher 28. It is difficult to find a …. in the Washington area for less than $300 a month. A two-bedroom apartment C two-bedrooms apartment B two-bedrooms apartment D two-bedroom apartments
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29. I am especially glad that Bob decided to come to the party because we hadn’t seen him …. several months. A since C before B until D for 30. John and I like to watch the games on TV because we can see more …. than we could from a seat in the stadium. A clear C clearly B clearness D clearer 31. Mrs. Walker has returned …. A a wallet to its original owner B to its original owner the wallet C D the wallet to its originally owner the wallet to its original owner
VOCABULARY TEST WEEK 1 Situation 1: Nina is asking Sarah about Sarah’s new job Nina : Sarah, how do you like your new supervisor? answer to every question. Nina : How about your colleagues? Do they (A) allow (B) accept (C) recognize (D) obtain you with open arms? Sarah : Yes, except one person. His name is Ted. I have a hard time to (A) interact (B) stay (C) start (D) provide with him. I don’t dare to start a conversation with him. Nina : Do others (A) reach (B) divide (C) assign (D) share the same opinion? (C) answers (D) competes my opinion. She doesn’t agree with me. Nina : No wonder. Is she as quiet as her boyfriend? (D) easy going. That’s why she can (A) get along (B) get on (C) get up (D) get off with Herman, opposites attract. Situation 2: Tanaka, an exchange student from Japan, is talking to Rama, a classmate, about “Rumah Gadang” Tanaka : Rama, do you know anything about Rumah Gadang? Rama : Sure. It’s one of the (A) single (B) top (C) unique (D) current traditional houses in Indonesia. It’s a special house in West Sumatera. Tanaka : What is so special about it? Rama : Its (A) history (B) value (C) imitation (D) structure. Rumah Gadang has a peaked roof like the horns of water buffalo. It also has several extensions on the roof. The number of extensions (A) predicts (B) represents (C) discriminates (D) accepts the number of daughters one family has. When they get married, their husbands stay with them. Tanaka : Does it mean more than one family live under one roof? It must be (A) secure? (B) close? (C) cozy? (D) crowded? Rama : In terms of (A) size, (B) shape, (C) color, (D) price, it is two times bigger than the usual house. So it is (A) neat (B) bright (C) quiet (D) spacious. For your information, Rumah Gadang is built above the ground. So, a wooden ladder is (A) earned (B) needed (C) decorated (D) wanted. This ladder can be easily (A) worked out (B) turned out (C) come out (D) taken out to prevent enemies, tigers, and snakes from entering the house. Tanaka : That’s interesting. Sarah : Heavens no. Mary is totally different. She is very (A) talkative (B) friendly (C) generous Sarah : I guess so. Most of them agree with me. Only Mary, his girlfriend (A) opposes (B) trusts
Sarah : A lot. He is (A) loyal (B) sociable (C) firm (D) intelligent. It seems that he has the
32. The hospital owes …. for the construction of the new wing. A the government twenty million dollars B for the government twenty million dollars C to the government twenty million dollars D twenty millions of dollars to the government 33. Maria …. that she could not attend classes next week. A told to her professors C told her professors B said her professors D is telling her professor 34. Ms. Sierra offered …. because she had faith in his capabilities. A to Mr. Armstrong the position C the position for Mr. Armstrong B Mr. Armstrong the position D Mr. Armstrong to the position 35. Having finished lunch, …. A the detectives began to discuss the case B the case was discussed gain by the detectives C they discussed the case D a bunch of detectives discussed the case 36. Having been asked to speak at the conventions, …. A some notes were prepared for Dr. Jones B dr. jones prepared some notes C the convention members were please to hear Dr. Jones D some notes were prepared by Dr. Jones 37. The artist was asked to show some paintings at the contest because …. A he painted very well C of their belief that he was an good artist B they believed he painted well D the judges had been told of his talents 38. The proposal was tabled …. that it would be helpful. A temporarily because there was not sufficient evidence B because for the time being there were not sufficient evidence C because at the present time, there was not sufficient evidence D temporarily because there was not sufficient enough evidence 39. Adams was dismissed from his position …. A because his financial records were improperly B because finance wise he kept poor record C for keeping improper financial records D for keep financial records that were improper 40. Being an outstanding student, …. A the teacher gives Mary the award B Mary returns back the award
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Mary’s parents are very happy Mary will win the award
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Roger : Denise, I’d like your advice of dogs. I know you have plenty of dogs. I’ve gotten two very (A) dear (B) pure (C) cute (D) favored puppies from a friend. Denise : Well, dogs are truly man’s best friends, but they need to be taken care of (A) substantially (B) properly (C) relevantly (D) positively. Puppies need a series of vaccinations, you know. Roger : Really? But when? Denise : Take your puppies to the (A) veterinarian (B) dentist (C) physician (D) surgeon. He’ll tell you what to do. Roger : How do you (A) guard (B) study (C) train (D) learn your puppies? Do you do it yourself? Denise : My sister is in charge of that. She is very (A) patient (B) friendly (C) talkative (D) creative with animals. Roger : I see. Thanks Denise. I’ll try with my pup at home. Part 2 Dear Advisor, I am 16 and my parents got divorced when I was about 10. My brother and I have (A) given out (B) got over (C) gone without (D) held on or recovered from the shock. My mom (A) reserved (B) recovered (C) realized (D) remarried soon after the divorce. My step dad is really nice and (A) thoughtful (B) amusing (C) loyal (D) diligent person. He takes good care of us. But, my mom has changed since the divorce. She (A) approaches (B) changes (C) blames (D) advises me for everything. I seem to be responsible for every problem in the house. All my efforts – doing the household chores and getting good scores at school – do not (A) charm (B) attract (C) satisfy (D) improve her. I don’t know why she always complains about me. This really (A) spoils (B) hurts (C) breaks (D) shocks me. I often cry thinking about how bad she treats me. Besides, my mom often calls me a (A) loser (B) rebel (C) loner (D) liar. She doesn’t trust me at all. To make it worse, she (A) delays (B) forbids (C) warns (D) discourages – doesn’t allow – me to see my dad. I have to (A) sneak (B) step (C) take (D) stay out of the house just to meet him. Nobody knows about this. Please help me. I’m very (A) tensed (B) stubborn (C) exhausted (D) desperate. I really need your help. (Sad Girl) Part 3 Success in management can put you in a position with uncertain authority. In such a position, you can still lead change. But first you must be able to (A) support (B) encourage (C) suggest (D) tolerate ambiguity and create feasible power. Consider the case of Tony Margono. His experience was (A) radically (B) primarily (C) instantly (D) centrally in sales. Tony was the appointed vice president of the middle division at 35, the youngest appointee in the company’s history.
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Mr. Margono will be responsible for (A) acting (B) passing (C) penetrating (D) achieving the company’s objectives. He will assist division managers in obtaining well-coordinated (A) values (B) efforts (C) force (D) energy by all departments and will establish and use measurement of results for each division. Though Tony had been given a/an (A) sensible (B) ordinary (C) significant (D) enormous promotion, he was afraid of the envy of others and was uncertain as to what the exact job description entailed. Tony decided to see his college professor who had conducted (A) various (B) multiple (C) plural (D) understandable management training programs. Having (A) talked (B) discussed (C) spoken (D) told his problems with the professor, he was told that the regulations followed were not (A) in order to (B) in terms of (C) in line with (D) in regard with the company’s policies. (A) Considering (B) Rewinding (C) Memorizing (D) Accounting what the professor told him, Tony called the division heads to explain his new position and how he would help the field staff perform more (A) clearly (B) rationally (C) sensibly (D) effectively. Choose the best synonym for the underlined word! 1. Although Mr. Brown has worked in the firm for a long time, his salary is still quite meager. (A) insubstantial (B) poor (C) thrifty (D) insufficient 2. Dona and James had to postpone their trip to Westminster as it was raining too hard. (A) loudly (B) dreadfully (C) continually (D) heavily 3. Tragedy struck while the workmen were working at the construction site. (A) dilemma (B) distress (C) phenomena (D) misfortune 4. “You should not barge in on me like that. Next time knock first, Okay?” said Tony. (A) interrupt (B) hinder (C) distract (D) cut 5. Ann told me to move forward to gate 5. (A) advance (B) retreat (C) proceed (D) approach 6. Mary decided to buy that moisturizing cream because she thinks it will smoothen her complexion. (A) whiten (B) flatten (C) wipe (D) soften 7. The trainees wrote directions on the board on how to handle chemicals the right way. (A) instructions (B) rules (C) laws (D) regulations 8. When a person hands in his job application form for the job, he should enclose a copy of his academic transcripts. (A) attach (B) insert (C) wrap (D) cover 9. “If you can’t manage to buy a car now, it would be best to wait. No need to hurry, dear…” she advised her husband (A) bear (B) support (C) afford (D) maintain 10. Please throw your rubbish into the bins provided. Littering is prohibited in parks.
(A) rejected (B) restricted (C) avoided (D) banned
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