1 According to some observers, television has acquired a monopoly over people’s leisure time.
A recent B business C noisy D troubling
2 Professor Smith continued his research work and his colleague’s advice.
A ignored B deplored C explored D implored
3 Before the development of movable metal type in the mid-fifteenth century, news was by word of mouth, by letter, or by public notice.
A organized B requested C distributed D limited
4 Corn,domesticated by the American Indians, was brought to Europe by Columbus.
A trained B cultivated C implanted D reared
5 Of all the wild dogs, none is more closely related to the domesticated dog than the wolf.
A ordinary B tame C faithful D hunting
6 Thetheme in the music is of tranquility and peacefulness.
A major B final C copious D sluggish
7 During their winter hibernation period, bears .
A sleep lightly B lose fur C go hungry D have babies
8 The municipal home-rule system used in many United States cities gives a city the right to its own charter.
A enforce B make revisions in C draw up D have
9 The Little Foxes, a by Lillian Hellman, was first produced in New York in 1939.
A play B novel C musical D dance
10 The new wing of the National Art Gallery in Washington D. C. , twenty-two thousand visitors on its opening day.
A captivated B attracted C entertained D fascinated
11 Many pure metals have little use because they are too soft, rust too easily, or have some other .
A property B additive C disadvantage D disparity
12 A long journey in cold weather is tiring.
A unfortunately B terribly C noticeably D predictably
13 The manchineel tree has smooth, pale brown bark and long, branches.
A spindly B prickly C sagging D blossoming
14 A drop in the overall price of goods and services may signal a period of .
A A freeze B A pattern C A fall D An interest
15 The destroyed the crops in the Southwest of the United States.
A dry period B precipitation C locusts D temperature extreme
1. D2. A3. C4. B5. B 6. A7. A8. C9. A10. B 11. C12. B13. C14. C15. A.