Part III LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE
 
11. How can I concentrate if you_____ continually_____ me with silly questions?
绛旀锛氾蓟A锛 have...interrupted
 
12. Among the four sentences below, Sentence _____ expresses the highest degree of possibility.
绛旀锛氾蓟D锛 It should take a long time to find a solution to the problem.
 
13. She is a better speaker than _____ in the class.
绛旀锛氾蓟A锛 any boy
 
14. Nobody heard him sing, _____?
绛旀锛氾蓟D锛 did they
 
15. I can’t put up with _____.
绛旀锛氾蓟B锛 that friend of yours
 
16. There has been an increasing number of _____ in primary schools in the past few years.
绛旀锛氾蓟D锛 men teachers
 
17. This is one of the issues that deserve _____ .
绛旀锛氾蓟B锛 mentioning
 
18. The audience _____ excited on seeing _____ favorite star glide onto the stage.
绛旀锛氾蓟A锛 were...their
 
19. _____ your advice, I would have made the wrong decision.
绛旀锛氾蓟B锛 Had it not been for
 
20. The sentence I wish I had been more careful in spending money expresses the speaker’s _____ .
绛旀锛氾蓟C锛 regret
 
21. The Attorney General ordered a federal autopsy of Brown’s body, seeking to _____ the family and community there would be a thorough investigation into his death.
绛旀锛氾蓟C锛 assure
 
22. The police department came under strong criticism for both the death of an unarmed man and its handling of the _____.
绛旀锛氾蓟D锛 aftermath
 
23. The Foreign Secretary tried to _____ doubts about his handling of the crisis.
绛旀锛歔A]dispel
 
24. Mutual funds are thus best for investors who don’t want to take the time to study stocks in detail or who _____ the resources to build a portfolio.
绛旀锛氾蓟B锛 lack
 
25. Chris ran _____ John at a sporting-goods trade show and the two quickly struck _____ an easy rapport.
绛旀锛氾蓟A锛 into...up
 
26. “I am leaving the country soon,” he told a _____ convened group of reporters.
绛旀锛氾蓟C锛 specially
 
27. Israel and Hamas had reached a deal on extending the _____ ceasefire by an extra 24 hours until Tuesday at midnight.
绛旀锛氾蓟D锛 temporary
 
28. _____ to unplugging the alarm clock and trusting your ability to wake on time on your own, you should probably ease yourself into the new arrangement by keeping a very regular schedule for several weeks.
绛旀锛氾蓟B锛 Prior
 
29. If you are an athlete, strong abdominal muscles help you ensure a strong back and freedom from injury during _____ upper-body movement.
绛旀锛氾蓟D锛 vigorous
 
30. Finning is a cruel _____ in which the shark’s fins are lopped off, and the live shark is thrown back to sea.
绛旀锛氾蓟C锛 practice