1. I gave my brother a bicycle as a
______ to an end.
A. method B. way
C. manner D. means
2. The palace was rebuilt and looked
beautiful. Some people asked for a
_______ of the inside.
A. tour B. travel C. journey D. trip 3. The ________ from home to the
office takes about 15 minutes.
A. travel B. voyage
C. journey D. distance 4. A common traffic ________ reads
A. symbol B. mark C. signal D. sign 5. I don’t doubt ________ it is true.
A. whether B. if C. that D. what 6. My friend asked me _______ with me.
A. what is the trouble
B. what wrong was
C. what was the matter
D. what trouble is
7. By industry I don’t mean ___ usually thought of when that word is associated with companies and factories.
A. what is B. that we
C. as you D. all is
8. I don’t know _____ he said was right.
A. what that B. if what
C. whether that D. whether
9. The connection between the two
ideas is very ________.
A. far B. faraway
C. distant D. remote
10. Our factory is more productive now.
This year’s production is six times
_____ it was ten years ago.
A. what B. than C. that D. as 11. Mr. Mill is recognized as punctual
for almost everything. How can it be
______ he was late for the meeting
A. why B. because C. what D. that
12. Why the explosion occurred was
_______ the Laboratory attendant
had been careless.
A. for B. because C. since D. that 13. A pen is to a writer ________ a gun
is to a soldier.
A. what B. that C. how D. where 14. We ________ the favor of a reply at
your early convenience.
A. request B. require
C. demand D. ask
15. The fact _____ the young man has
been to college is no sign _____ he
A. which, which B. that, that
C. that, which D. which, that 16. Man’s dream is realizable within the
near future _____ common people can
take a trip to moon.
A. if B. when C. for D. that
17. It is an interesting fact _____ men
try to do the same thing as nature
does, they usually have to do them in
a different way.
A. that when B. when that
C. that D. when
18. We decided against installing new
air-conditioners for the reason _____
it would be too costly.
A. why B. because
C. which D. that
19. I can’t _____ my computer to work!
A. make B. have C. get D. let 20. The question is _____ to go or stay.
A. whether B. if C. how D. where 21. Our living conditions are quite
different from _____ they were 14
A. what B. that C. which D. / 22. Go and get your coat. It’s _____ you
A. there B. where
C. there where D. there that 23. He is quite good-looking but he is a
bit too short _____ me.
A. to B. for C. with D. on 24. It’d be better to make some sort of
decision than _____ at all.
A. nothing B. no one
C. none D. not one
25. _____ time passed by, things seemed
to get worse.
A. As B. When C. With D. Since 26. We _____ you are tired after the day
you have had.
A. don’t wonder B. wonder
C. didn’t wonder D. wondered
27. The path _____ steeply into the
A. rose B. decreased
C. descended D. raised
28. With the development of technology,
cars have generally _____ in size in
the last ten years.
A. increased B. decreased
C. enlarged D. reduced 29. She’s deaf _____ her left ear.
A. on B. with C. in D. by 30. Doctors kept him _____ on a
A. lively B. live C. alive D. living 31. The trend at the moment is _____ a
more natural and less made-up look.
A. towards B. for C. to D. on