1.____ all behavior is learned behavior is a basic assumption of social scientists.
A) Nearly B) That nearly C) It is nearly D) When nearly
2. On cloudy nights it is not possible to see the stars with ____ eye.
A) naked B) bare C) flesh D) pure
3. During the storm we took ____ in the doorway of a shop.
A) rescue B) shelter C) shield D) proof
4. The ship’s captain and members of the ____welcomed us on board.
A) staff B) crew C) team D) chain
5. At the first ____ of twelve everyone stopped for lunch.
A) sound B) stroke C) moment D) minute
6. The map was drawn to the standard____ of 1/100,000 so there was not much detail.
A) base B) line C) rate D) scale
7. Her skirt had been so ____ in packing that she had to iron it before going out.
A) crushed B) torn C) dirty D) untidy
8. We are taking ____a collection to buy flowers for John because he is in the hospital.
A) to B) up C) over D) off
9. It’s not what she says that bothers me. It’s the reason she says it. You’ve got to read ____ the lines with her.
A) among B) amongst C) between D) through
10. I mistook you ____ your brother.
A) for B) as C) to be D) by
11. I am easily hurt because my feelings are very ____.
A) sensible B) sensational C) sensitive D) sentimental
12. The medical record shows that it was the drug, not the disease, ____ killed him several years ago.
A) the effects of which B) the effects of it C) finally D) that
13. What you have done is ____ the doctor’s orders.
A) attached to B) responsible to C) resistant to D) contrary to
14. You can’t see through a telescope unless it is ____ correctly to your sight.
A) adapted B) adopted C) adjusted D) accustomed
15. An ambulance must have priority as it usually has to deal with some kind of ____.
A) crisis B) urgency C) emergency D) emergence
16.____ nothing more to discuss, the secretary-general got to his feet, said goodbye and left the room.
A) There was B) Being C) There being D) As there being
17. I ____you that the machine will arrive next week.
A) insist B) confirm C) assure D) undertake
18. Many new ____ will be opened up in the future for those with a university education.
A) opportunities B) necessities C) probabilities D) realities
19. His discovery counts ____nothing though he tried very hard.
A) on B) for C) in D) up
20. He has never felt himself so powerfully ____to the scientific ideal.
A) interested B) absorbed C) confident D) attracted
21. If you don’t put the food in the refrigerator, it may go ____.
A) off B) over C) wrong D) out
22. If this university ____ such a good reputation, I would not have come here.
A) didn’t have B) hadn’t had C) doesn’t have D) hasn’t had
23. He agreed with the plan in ____, but thought that in practice it would not work.
A) attitude B) approach C) viewpoint D) principle
24. If only we ____ then the disease was curable.
A) knew B) could know C) had known D) would have known
25. The weather is highly ____ at this time of the year and it is hard to know what to wear.
A) various B) variant C) variable D) varied
26. Our company decided to ____ the contract because a number of the conditions in it had not been met.
A) destroy B) refuse C) assume D) cancel
27. Eminent physicists from all over the world came to the U.S. to ____ the centennial（一百周年）of A. Einstein’s birth.
A) congratulate B) applaud C) celebrate D) participate
28.Not until midnight ____him in the hotel.
A) we found B) we did find C) found we D) did we find
29. I could just see a car in the distance, but I couldn’t ____what color it was.
A) make out B) look to C) look out D) take in
30. High in the sky a ____ of birds was flying southward.
A) swarm B) flock C) crowd D) herd
31. Although ____ Spanish, he attended the course
A) he was knowing B) he is knowing C) having a knowledge of D) knows
32. You ____that letter to James. However, you didn’t.
A) ought to write B) ought to have written C) should write D) should be writing
33. Joseph was very lucky____ with his life; he almost did not get out of the room.
A. to escape B. to have escaped C. to escaping D. to be escaping
34. Bread and butter____ liked by Westerners.
A. is B. are C. were D. be
35. The back garden of our house contains a lawn, ____very pleasant to sit on in summer.
A. which is B. which it is C. it is D. where it is
36. He set up in business ____ his own and was very successful.
A. in B. of C. on D. by
37. John’s score on the test is the highest in the class; he ____ last night.
A. must study B. should have studied C. must have studied D. is sure to study
38. Frank almost never received any education, ____?
A. would he B. did he C. didn’t he D. wouldn’t he
39. Even if his letter ____tomorrow, it ____too late to do anything.
A. will arrive...is B. should arrive...were C. arrives...will be D. arrives...would be
40. We can hear ____from the back of the room.
A. just as good B. just as easy C. just as well D. easily as well
41. To obtain a satisfactory result, one must apply two ____of paint on a clean surface.
A. coats B. levels C. times D. courses
42. The small mountain village was ____ by the snow for more than one month.
A. cut back B. cut out C. cut off D. cut away
43. Miss Green was ____ $100 for driving after drinking.
A. fined B. charged C. punished D. posed
44. Modern ____ perhaps causes more problems than it solves.
A. technique B. technology C. tactics D. tendency
45. Mary tiptoed over and took the clock away because she hated to hear it ____ when she was trying to go to sleep.
A. sounding B. ringing C. ticking D. humming
46. Under this ____ pressure some of the rocks even became liquid.
A. intensive B. weighty C. intense D. bulky
47. Of course, most immigrants did not get rich overnight, but the ____ of them were eventually able to improve upon their former standard of living.
A. maximum B. minority C. majority D. minimum
48. Nancy was surprised that they have ____. They seemed to be a happy couple.
A. split up B. broken down C. fallen through D. knocked out
49. The beach is in an ideal ____ to draw tourists.
A. condition B. situation C. state D. publicity
50. Our ____ sensitivity decreases with age. By age 60, most people have lost 40 percent of their ability to smell and 50 percent of their taste buds.
A. sensible B. senseless C. sensitive D. sensory
1. B 2. A 3. B 4. B 5. B 6. D 7. A 8. B 9. C 10. A 11. C 12. D 13. D 14. C 15. C 16. C 17. C 18. A 19. B 20. D 21. C 22. A 23. D 24. C 25. C 26. D 27. C 28. D 29. A 30. B 31. C 32. B 33. B 34. A 35. A 36. C 37. C 38. B 39. C 40. C 41. A 42. C 43. A 44. B 45. C 46. C 47. C 48. A 49. B 50. D