Section I Vocabulary (10 points)
There are 20 incomplete sentences in this section. For each sentence there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that best completes the sentence and mark your answers on ANSWER SHEET 1.
1.The annual------of the department store starts tomorrow.
Astocking. BstocktakingCstockpiling. Dstockholding.
2.Remember to ask for a ------of quality for these goods;otherwise they will not offer any maintenance.
Awarranty. BpromiseCcertificate. Drecejpt.
3.In many countries tobacco and medicine are government------.
Acontrol. BmonopolyCbusiness. Dbelongings.
4.Bank notes are not usually------into gold nowadays.
Ainverted. BrevertibleCconvertible. Ddiverting.
5.I------you that the goods will be delivered next week.
Ainsist. BconfirmCassure. Densure.
6.The manager just------his resignation to the board meeting yesterday and today another one took his place.
Asent up. Bsent offCsent out. Dsent in.
7.Lets not------over such a trifle!
Afall through. Bfall outCfall off. Dfall back.
8.The cultures of China and Japan have shared many features,but each has used them according to its national------.
Apersonality. BtemperamentCinterest. Ddestiny.
9.Our journey was slow because the train stopped------at different villages.
Agradually. BcontinuouslyCconstantly. Dcontinually.
10.When he realized the police had spotted him,the man------the exit as quickly as possible.
Amade for. Bmade outCmade up to. Dmade way.
11.The goods------when we arrived at the airport.
Awere just unloaded. Bwere just being unloadedCwere just been unloaded. Dhad just unloaded.
12.The professor can hardly find sufficient grounds------his argument in favor of the new theory.
Awhich to base on. Bon which to baseCto base on which. Dwhich to be based on.
13.I think your words carry more weight than------.
Aanybody elses. Bthat of anybodysCanybodyelse. Delse anybodys.
14.The second book was------by August 1996,but two years later,the end was still nowhere in sight.
Ato complete. Bcompleted Cto have been completed. Dto have completed.
15.I would have gone to visit him in the hospital had it been at all possible,but I------fully occupied the whole of last week.
Awere. Bwas Chad been. Dhave been.
16.No difficulty and no hardship------discouraged him.
Ahas. BhaveChas been. Dhave been.
17.I always keep candles in the house------there is a power cut.
Aif. Bin case Con condition that. Dwhen.
18.Some modern childrens fiction deals with serious problems and situations with a realism seldom------in earlier books.
Aattempted. BattemptingCbeing attempted. Dhaving attempted.
19.Written in a hurry,------.
Ahe made many mistakes in the paper.Bthere were a lot of mistakes in the paper.
Cwe found plenty of errors in her paperDthe paper was full of errors.
20.Some student prefer a strict teacher who tells them exactly what to do.Others prefer------to work on their own.
Aleaving. Bto leave Chaving been left. Dto be left.