I. Complete the sentences with the best choice. Write your correct letter on the Answer Sheet:(30%)
1.All flights _________ because of the storm; they decided to take the train.
A. having canceled B. have been canceled
C. were canceled D. having been canceled
2.In writing one should always try to make one’s meaning as clear as possible in _________.
A. simple way as possible B. as simple way as possible
C. as simple a way as possible D. possible simple way
3.He was so careless that he made quite a few mistakes which might _________.
A. have avoided B. be avoided
C. avoided D. have been avoided
4.I _________ you a valuable present for your birthday, but I was short of money at that time.
A. liked to give B. would like to give
C. liked to have given D. would have liked to give
5.I didn’t mean _________ anything, but those apples looked so good that I couldn’t resist _______one.
A. to eat...trying B. eat...to try
C. to eat...being tried D. eating...to be tried
6.Tom and Ben have _________ again and do not speak to each other.
A. fallen in B. fallen through
C. fallen out D. fallen behind
7.Tony was in plain clothes, watching for a _________ character at London Airport all night.
A. suspicious B. suspect
C. susceptible D. doubt
8.Charles would quit his job to _________ more respectable employment.
A. take up B. take to
C. take into D. take over
9.The doctor assured her that the pain would _________ in a few days.
A. wear off B. die off
C. go off D. get off
10.Always show your friends that you appreciate what they do for you. You should never take them _________.
A. for granted B. in your stride
C. out of habit D. on trust
11.Tom’s mother, as well as his father, _________ in the city for another two weeks.
A. suggests he stays B. suggests he stay
C. suggest him to stay D. suggest he stay
12.Nowhere _________ the results more clearly than in Europe.
A. have we seen B. we have seen
C. did we seen D. we saw
13.He never hesitates to make _________ criticisms _________ are considered helpful to others.
A. such...as B. such...which
C. many...as D. many...which
14.She is expecting another baby and hopes _________ will be a boy.
A. he B. she
C. it D. that
15.The old lady needs _________ after her shock.
A. to comfort B. be comforted
C. comforting D. comforted