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1. Directions : Choose the best answer to complete each sentence.

1.  JAL 203 _________ New York was canceled due to the typhoon.

(A) to .......................................(B) on

(C) by........................................(D) by

2.  From next month, our lunch break will be by_________ 10 minutes.

(A) short ........................................(B) shortened

(C) shortening .................................(D) shortage

3. Ms. White realized that she had forgotten to turn off the gas __________ she left the building.

(A) after ........................................(B) because

(C) since ........................................(D) if

4.  Most workers refused to have their paychecks _________ to their homes.

(A) mail ........................................(B) mails

(C) mailed .....................................(D) mailing

5.  An error was found in the order after the secretary __________ the payment.

(A) had sent in .....................................(B) sends in

(C) has sent .........................................(D) is sending

6. The ABC Company has had a very __________ year.

(A) successfully.....................................(B) successful

(C) success......................................... (D) successes

7. Since my boss is always , it is better to call _________ make an appointment before you come here.

(A) while .......................................(B) before

(C) nor ........................................ (D) and

8.  Right after five o'clock, the new secretary is putting away her papers and heading _________

(A) homely .......................................(B) homey

(C) home ........................................ (D) homeless

9.  Our lawyer will be accompanied his _________assistant.

(A) with .....................................(B) by

(C) to ........................................(D) from

10. The weather forecast says that the rainy season will ________ until next weekend.

(A) end ........................................(B) finish

(C) last ........................................(D) set

11. Our president has never beforemade _________ decisions regarding the administration of our company.

(A) foolish ........................................(B) fool

(C) foolishness.................................. (D) fooled

12. Three interviews for the sales clerk position were scheduled _______ Monday morning.

(A) at ........................................(B) on

(C) until .....................................(D) from

13. The restaurant owner_________ fresh fish every day in order to serve fine seafood dishes.

(A) at ..................................... (B) on

(C) until ...................................(D) from

14. Mr. Brown needs someone to_________ him with the preparation s for tonight's party.

(A) attend ...................................(B) assume

(C) assign ................................... (D) assist

15. What _________you believe such an unlikely story?

(A) got .................................. (B) had

(C) let ................................... (D) made

16. Our meetings are _________ held in the top floor conference room.

(A) monthly ...................................(B) every week

(C) always ................................... (D) once

17. _________midnight, the guards are changed at the entrance of the main building.

(A) To ................................... (B) From

(C) At ................................... (D) For

18. This project _________ to require more money than was budgeted for it at the board meeting.

(A) had seemed ................................. (B) seems

(C) is seeming ................................... (D) will seem

19. Please write it_________ before you forget.

(A) down ................................ (B) in

(C) on ................................... (D) over

20. We_________ ready to learn something new.

(A) should always be ..............................(B) being always should

(C) always be should ............................. (D) always should being


21. The new schedules are not_________ with the night shift workers in our factory.

(A) popularized ............................ (B) popular

(C) popularity ............................. (D) popularly

22.  The committee agreed to meet_________ the fifteenth of October.

(A) for ............................. (B) on

(C) to ............................. (D) from

23. The travel agent said that he would tell us the flight number and departure time_________ the airlines confirmed the reservation.

(A) during ............................. (B) because

(C) when ............................. (D) while

24. The sales manager_________ to Egypt for an important meeting.

(A) went ...........................(B) gone

(C) go ............................. (D) going

25. Because of a decrease income last year, our company is severely_________ expenditures.

(A) breaking ............................. (B) cutting

(C) destroying ...........................(D) downing

26. Get some sleep, or you will be_________tomorrow.

(A) bored ...........................(B) tired

(C) excited ........................ (D) overslept

27. Because Mr. White is taking morning classes, he ____________ the afternoon shift for the rest of the year.

(A) will be always working ........................ (B) will always be working

(C) will be working always ........................ (D) always will be working

28. The new personal computer will be installed ____________ the two offices.

(A) among ........................ (B) around

(C) between ..................... (D) from

29. The students need permission to be excused from a class for a _________interview.

(A) job ........................ (B) occupation

(C) chore ......................(D) golf

30. Workers eat lunch at the company cafeteria at least

(A) often ........................ (B) sometimes

(C) once ........................ (D) twice a week

31. My older brothers are 22, 20, and 18 years old _________

(A) together .......................(B) respectively

(C) reliably ........................ (D) order

32. Though I like my job very much, it does not _________ well.

(A) earn ........................ (B) pay

(C) produce ....................(D) grow

33. All employees have to turn off the air conditioners _________ they leave the office.

(A) afterwards ..................(B) before

(C) while ........................ (D) because

34. __________ it was Ms. Johnson's birthday, her employees sent her a gift.

(A) But ........................ (B) Even though

(C) Since ......................(D) While

35. This dress is eye-catching, and many people ________ me on it.

(A) complement ......................(B) compliment

(C) complaint ........................ (D) complementary

36. Mr. Lee is considered one of the most sincere ____ hardworking clerks in the store.

(A) but ........................ (B) or

(C) and ........................ (D) with

37. The graduation luncheon has been changed from the Lewis Room the Ballroom.

(A) at ........................ (B) to

(C) until ......................(D) by

38. Karen is one of our best employees and _________ working in this office for five years without any problems.

(A) has .......................(B) has been

(C) is ........................ (D) will

39. The secretary Mr. Johnson if she knew where he was.

(A) will call ....................... (B) call

(C) called ........................ (D) would call

40. That tour group had their suitcases at the hotel.

(A) picked up .......................(B) picking up

(C) pick up ........................ (D) to be picked up


3. Directions : Choose the best answer to each question following a passage.

Questions 50-53 refer to the following chart.

 

Kind of improper driving

Total

Urban

Rural

Improper driving

57.7%

54.7%

59.4%

Speeding

16.5

14.4

17.7

Failed to yield

7.8

9.4

6.8

a stop sign

2.7

2.7

2.7

Disregarded a signal

2.2

4.9

0.6

Drove left of center

7.6

3.2

10.1

Improper overtaking

1.2

0.6

1.5

Made an improper turn

2.9

2.7

3.0

Followed too closely

0.5

0.4

0.6

Other improper driving

16.3

16.4

16.4

Improper driving not a factor

42.3

45.3

40.6

 

50. Which percentage of total accidents involved improper driving?

(A) 42.6 ........................ (B) 54.7

(C) 57.7 ........................ (D) 59.4

51. What percentage of rural accidents involved speeding?

(A) 14.4 ........................ (B) 16.4

(C) 16.5 ........................ (D) 17.7

52. What percentage of urban accidents did not involve improper driving?

(A) 40.6 ........................ (B) 42.3

(C) 45.3........................ (D) 54.7

53. What kind of improper driving results in the least number of accidents overall?

(A) Driving too fast

(B) Disregarding traffic signals

(C) Following closely behind another vehicle

(D) Passing another vehicle in the wrong lane

 

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