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SKILL 1-7 MIXED

1. Check the schedule to see how __ the trains run.

A. frequent C. frequency

B. frequently D. frequented

2. We could print newspaper ads to __ our new restaurant.

A. publicity C. public

B. publicize D. publication

3. UNICEF has __ the responsibility of aiding children in need.

A. assumption C. assumes

B. assumed D. assuming

4. Electronic games challenge eye-hand __ in a setting designed to provide entertainment.

A. coordination C. coordinative

B. coordinate D. coordinating

5. Throughout the animal kingdom, _ bigger than the elephant.

A. whale is only the C. is the whale only

B. only the whale is D. only whale is the

6. We have __ left in my pocket.

A. twenties dollar C. twenty dollars

B. twenty dollar D. twenties dollars

7. She hopes that she can lose about _ before December.

A. five pound C. five of pounds

B. five of pound D. five pounds

8. ___ means different things to different people.


A. The happiness C. Happiness

B. A happiness D. Happinesss

9. Bread __ expensive in the grocery store on the corner.

A. is C. has been

B. are D. were

10. If you open the door, ___ will circulate better.

A. the air C. an air

B. airs D. air

11. _ attempts to clarify mankinds relationship with a superhuman power.

A. The religion C. religion

B. A religion D. religions

12. Each __ in this display is on sale for half price.

A. furniture C. pieces of furniture

B. a furniture D. piece of furniture

13. We saw ___ of birds at the wildlife preserve.

A. several kinds C. some kind

B. several kind D. any kinds

14. One of the best reasons to eat vegetables __ to add fiber to your diet.

A. are C. were

B. was D. is

15. Although southern California is densely populated, ____live in the northern part of the state.

A. a little people C. few people

B. a few the people D. a little of people


16. I think that there is too __ violence on TV.

A. few C. many

B. little D. much

17. _ processes information in many ways.

A. A software C. The software

B. Software D. Softwares

18. If the weather is good, Helen and _ will go to the beach.

A. me C. mine

B. I D. me

19. When they have enough money, Pat and _ will probably go back to school.

A. her C. she

B. herself D. hers

20. Do you really believe that she has blamed _ for the accident?

A. we C. ours

B. our D. us

21. My father approves of _ studying in the United States.

A. my C. mine

B. I D. me

22. The dog bit _ on the tail.

A. their C. her

B. themselves D. its

23. When you see the African lions in the park, you see _ in their true environment.

A. its C. them

B. their D. your
24. The accountant was terminated because of her ____.

A. effectiveness C. effective

B. careless D. carelessness

25. That process is not ___ in the factory.

A. economize C. economical

B. economically D. economics

26. The director of purchasing can __ the best price.

A. negotiable C. negotiator

B. negotiate D. negotiation

27. The new furniture ___ good in the lobby.

A. looks C. looking

B. look D. looked

28. The employees collected several __ to give to the poor.

A. clothes C. bags of clothes

B. some clothes D. bag of clothes

29. The name of __ is Swiss Marketing Associates.

A. a company C. companies

B. company D. the company

30. Mr. Jacky needs to hire __________.

A. the new secretary C. new secretary

B. a new secretary D. an new secretary

31. __ processes information in many ways.

A. A software C. the software


B. An software D. Software

32. The employees participating in the time management seminar will learn how to utilize _ time
efficiently at work.

A. they C. them

B. their D. theirs

33. I read _____ that was very good.

A. some literature C. some literatures

B. any literature D. many literature

34. __ of the entire department made the project a success.

A. An effort C. Effort

B. A effort D. The effort

35. The director of purchasing can be _ for the best price.

A. negotiable C. negotiator

B. negotiate D. negotiation

36. The soybean has provided _ with more than a hundred different products.

A. us C. we

B. our D. ourselves

37. The president of _ Bradford Businessmans Association is hosting the celebration.

A. a C. one

B. the D. for

38. The _ had eroded along the bank.

A. soils C. soiled

B. soiling D. soil

39. She wanted to find out for _ what the Norwegian fjord were like.
A. himself C. themselves

B. itself D. herself

40. Manhattan residents usually prefer less _ areas when they go on vacation.

A. population C. populate

B. populations D. populous

41. The court made it obvious that illegal parking would no longer be __.

A. tolerated C. tolerant

B. tolerate D. tolerance

42. A large number of clients mentioned that they found the company`s newest brochure to be
quite___.

A. benefit C. benefits

B. benefiting D. beneficial

43. Many car manufacturers are planning to produce hybrid cars which burn less fuel and permit
fewer __ into the air.

A. pollution C. pollutants

B. pollute D. polluting

44. The office copy machines malfunction __ than the computers do.

A. more frequent C. more frequently

B. most frequent D. most frequently

45. Seminar __ numbers received a boost this year as they easily surpassed last years figures.

A. participated C. participant

B. participation D. participate

46. The number of employees taking pre-work leadership classes has __ increased this quarter.

A. sharp C. sharpened
B. sharply D. sharpness

47. The amount of books in the Library of Congress is more than 58 million volumes.

A B C D

48. The food, including the fruits and vegetables, were on the table.

A B C D

49. Please open the curtains and let more lights into the room.

A B C D

50. Toothpaste for hotel guests are available at the front desk.

A B C D

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