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Over the last five years or so, the science of Charles Fort, though he died in 1932, still attracts

climatechange has been firmly established. There is considerableattention. (I) ---- a journalist andwriter,
a general (I) ---- among leading scientists that we are he was fascinated by all manner of unexplained
now (II) ---- a major global warmingproblem. Over the stories. He was a (II) ---- writer of both fiction
last hundred years or so temperatures (III) ---- by andnon-fiction, but it is believed that he (III)---- many
about 0.8C, and we can attribute (IV) ---- of this to of his manuscripts before they ever came to
increasedemissions of carbon dioxide (V) ----this has publication. One ofhis friends (IV) ---- the
all happened after we started to burn fossil fuels. ForteanSociety which published Fort's articles before
and after his death; and theFortean Society
Magazine which (V) ----became the Fortean times is
still being published.
1. I.

A) condition
6. I.
B) permission
A) For
C) agreement
B) As
D) refusal
C) Even
E) intention
D) Like
2. II.
E) Just

A) forced to
7. II.
B) faced with
A) various
C) pulled up
B) confidential
D) turned up
C) loyal
E) found out
D) vague
3. III.
E) prolific

A) have risen
8. III.
B) had risen
A) would destroy
C) are rising
B) was destroyed
D) would have risen
C) destroys
E) will be rising
D) destroyed
4. IV.
E) would have destroyed

A) more
9. IV.
B) much
A) set up
C) many
B) fixed up
D) the most
C) put on
E) any
D) brought on
5. V.
E) made up

A) as if
10. V.
B) though
A) generally
C) because
B) eventually
D) unless
C) completely
E) when
D) frequently

E) exceptionally
Birds form one of the largest groups of land animals. The IMF authorities say that the global economy
They(I) ---- for their warm blood,feathers, and wings. hasgrown faster than expected (I) ----the first half of
Female birds lay eggs to reproduce. Their feet are 2010 and that it will grow by (II) ---- 5 per cent over
good (II) ---- holding on to branches andnever have the year as a whole. They predict thatglobal growth
more than four toes. (III)---- they have good hearing will slow to about 4 per cent in 2011, and warn (III) -
and eyesight, they have a poor (IV) ---- of smell. --- recovery has remained weak.They (IV) ---- state
Interestingly,birds have (V) ---- teeth at all. that developedeconomies are expected to
experience slower growth in the coming year
becauseof budget cuts and that the emerging
markets (V) ---- to boom.
11. I.

A) will be known
16. I.
B) were known
A) along
C) are known
B) across
D) are being known
C) into
E) had been known
D) in
12. II.
E) at

A) for
17. II.
B) in
A) above
C) with
B) seriously
D) by
C) nearly
E) on
D) likely
13. III.
E) below

A) After
18. III.
B) Whenever
A) what
C) If
B) that
D) Although
C) which
E) When
D) where
14. IV.
E) when

A) distance
19. IV.
B) difference
A) either
C) sense
B) not only
D) feeling
C) both
E) life
D) also
15. V.
E) most

A) none
20. V.
B) no
A) will continue
C) any
B) have continued
D) some
C) continued
E) many
D) had continued

E) may have continued

Light exercise helps to keep brains healthy, at leastin Should a vote in Los Angeles count more than a vote
rats. University of Florida scientists (I)---- active and inMontana? Thats one question raised (I)---- an
sedentary rats, then examined samples (II) ---- their analysis of Census Bureau data conducted by
brain tissue. The active animals had less of researchers at theCentre for Immigration Studies (II)
theoxidative damage that had been thought to result ----found that nine congressional seats (III)---- to
from aging and to cause (III) ---- types of mental different states in 2000, if non-citizens, (IV) ---- illegal
illness.Mild exercise was enough; the healthier rats aliens, had been excluded from the countsCongress
had access to a spinning wheel,which they used (IV) uses to (V) ---- seats.
---- every day,although they were not forced to do
so. The sedentary rats (V) ---- no source of exercise.
26. I.

21. I.
A) by

A) tracking B) to

B) tracked C) at

C) will be tracking D) onto

D) will have tracked E) off

E) track 27. II.

22. II.
A) whose

A) of B) which

B) to C) what

C) for D) thus

D) through E) whether

E) by 28. III.

23. III.
A) would be allotted

A) applicable B) have been allotted

B) supplementary C) will have been allotted

C) healthy D) would have been allotted

D) reasonable E) were being allotted

E) various 29. IV.

24. IV.
A) regardless of

A) hardly B) concerning

B) occasionally C) pertaining to

C) completely D) excelling

D) abominably E) including

E) enviously 30. V.

25. V.
A) select

A) having B) exchange

B) have C) allocate

C) had D) circulate

D) have had E) classify

E) will have had

Saturn and its 47 diverse moons have been (I) ---- The portrait, as it is known today, was born in
the close watch of the Cassiniprobe since 2004. The theRenaissance. In fact, portraits (I) ----before the
probes main (II)---- in its planned 74 orbits is to Renaissance, of course: (II)---- think of the Pharaohs
gather detailed images of the secondlargest planet with their colossal statues, or the busts of theRoman
in our solar system, its icy moons and spectacular emperors, (III) ---- thosefigures seemed very (IV) -
rings, (III) ---- span (IV) ---- 272, 000 kilometres. So ---.Renaissance artists, by contrast, sought to create
far, the probe (V) ---- some of the best images not just a likeness of theirsubjects, but also (V) ---- of
wehave of Saturn, and provided astronomers with a theirspirit.
wealth of new data.

36. I.
31. I.
A) exist
A) under
B) would exist
B) in
C) have existed
C) with
D) would have existed
D) through
E) had existed
E) over
37. II.
32. II.
A) Just
A) stage
B) Already
B) objection
C) Always
C) assumption
D) Usually
D) controversy
E) Previously
E) aim
38. III.
33. III.
A) whenever
A) whatever
B) when
B) where
C) but
C) who
D) while
D) which
E) so far as
E) whereas
39. IV.
34. IV.
A) principal
A) completely
B) prospective
B) almost
C) enthusiastic
C) largely
D) recent
D) adversely
E) remote
E) slightly
40. V.
35. V.
A) many
A) is capturing
B) anything
B) captures
C) something
C) has captured
D) any
D) had captured
E) few
E) will capture
HIV is rarely seen as one of science's successstories. One should never forget that adverse drug
Nearly 20 years after the virus (I)----, an estimated reactionsare common. Every drug has the (I) ----to
42 million people are infected worldwide. (II) ----, cause harm as well as do good. Whenever doctors
there is still no vaccineand no cure. HIV is one of the consider prescribing a drug,they must weigh the
most (III)---- and deadly viruses humans have (IV)---- possible risks (II)---- the expected benefits. The use
encountered. There are, however, some (V) ---- for of a drug isnt justified (III) ---- the expected
cautious optimism as real progress is being made in benefitsoutweigh the possible risks. Doctors must
somekey areas. also consider the likely outcome of (IV) ---- a drug.
Likely benefits andrisks can seldom be determined
with mathematical (V) ----.
41. I.

46. I.
A) was discovered

B) will be discovered A) condition

C) was being discovered B) experience
D) is discovered C) potential
E) would be discovered D) description

42. II. E) preference

47. II.
A) Even

B) Moreover A) over
C) Consequently B) towards
D) So C) through
E) Hence D) to

43. III. E) against

48. III.
A) residual

B) desperate A) even
C) predictable B) whether
D) degenerate C) unless
E) devious D) since

44. IV. E) so

49. IV.
A) even

B) still A) treating
C) ever B) withdrawing
D) just C) releasing
E) hardly D) relieving

45. V. E) withholding

50. V.
A) traces

B) aims A) implication
C) components B) decision
D) grounds C) explanation
E) efforts D) precision

E) determination

1 C 41 A

2 B 42 B

3 A 43 E

4 B 44 C

5 C 45 D

6 B 46 C

7 E 47 E

8 D 48 C

9 A 49 E

10 B 50 D

11 C

12 A

13 D

14 C

15 B

16 D

17 C

18 B

19 D

20 A

21 B

22 A

23 E

24 B

25 C

26 A

27 B

28 D

29 E

30 C

31 A

32 E

33 D

34 B

35 C

36 E

37 A

38 C

39 E

40 C