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Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the others.

  • stool
  • flood
  • typhoon
  • afternoon

Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the others.

  • studious
  • adult
  • culture
  • public

Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the others.

  • chateau
  • chain
  • chapter
  • charm

Choose the word which has the underlined part pronounced differently from the others.

  • courageous
  • gaseous
  • gorgeous
  • cretaceous

Choose the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress.

  • magazine
  • uncover
  • religious
  • volcanic

Choose the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress.

  • dangerous
  • consumer
  • wonderful
  • separateness

Choose the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress.

  • recognize
  • stimulate
  • destroyer
  • conqueror

Choose the word that differs from the rest in the position of the main stress.

  • relationship
  • vocational
  • commodity
  • feudalism

Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s).

We had to list the chronology of events in World War II on our test.

  • time sequence
  • discrepancy
  • catastrophe
  • disaster

Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s).

The team wasn’t playing well, so the coach took the bull by the horns and sacked several senior players.

  • made the right decision
  • made the wrong decision
  • made a bold decision
  • made a final decision

Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s).

It is such a prestigious university that only excellent students are entitled to a full scholarship each year.

  • have the right to refuse
  • are given the right to
  • are refused the right to
  • have the obligation to

Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s).

The aircraft carrier is indispensable in naval operations against sea or shore-based enemies.

  • novel
  • unnecessary
  • exotic
  • vital

Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s).

The doctor asked John to exhale slowly.

  • come in
  • move in
  • enter
  • breathe in

Choose the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in the following question.

The minister came under fire for his rash decision to close the factory.

  • was dismissed
  • was acclaimed
  • was criticized
  • was penalized

When he started that company, he really went ____. It might have been a disaster.

  • out on the limb
  • on and off
  • over the odds
  • once too often

Choose the correct answer.

_____ her inexperience, her failure to secure the contract was not surprising.

  • By virtue of
  • With regard to
  • In view of
  • In recognition of

At the 2015 Women in the World Summit, Hilary Clinton asserted that “_____ cultural codes, religious beliefs, and structural biases have to be changed”.

  • deep-seating
  • deep-seated
  • seating-deep
  • seated-deep

It is the _____ of stupidity to go walking in the mountains in this weather.

  • height
  • depth
  • source
  • matter

The local press has been pouring ______ on the mayor for dissolving the council.

  • scorn
  • blame
  • disapproval
  • hatred

- “Well, I think volunteering will bring some useful experience for our future job.”

- “_____”

  • That’s also what I think.
  • I’m sorry, but I have to agree.
  • I don’t think so, either.
  • That’s unbelievable.

Jack and Kevin are in their office.

Jack: “I was wondering if you like to join us for drinks after work?”

Kevin: "_______"

  • Sorry, I’m busy tonight.
  • I'm hungry.
  • You're welcome.
  • Don't worry.

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 Erwin: "How much did you pay for it?"

Dennis: "200 bucks."

Erwin: "_________."

Dennis: "Yeah, it's not worth it."

  • That ripes!
  • That ripes up!
  • That's a ripe!
  • That's a rip-off!

- “I think selling on our unwanted and underused goods can lead to a lesser impact on our environment.”

- "_______ It's much better than throwing them away."

  • You must be kidding.
  • That’s totally out of the question.
  • That sounds sensible.
  • I don't know.

"Hey, you look concerned. _______"

"The final exam. I'm not fully prepared yet."

  • What's up your mind?
  • What are you looking for?
  • What are you doing?
  • What's on your mind?

Choose the best answer to fill in each blank.

      Nearly 200 of the 1500 native plant species in Hawaii are at risk of going extinct in the near future because they have been (1)_______ to such low numbers. Approximately 90 percent of Hawaii's plants are found nowhere else in the world but they are (2)_______ by alien invasive species such as feral goats, pigs, rodents and (3)_______ plants.
The Hawaii Rare Plant Restoration Group is striving to (4)_______ the extinction of the 182 rare Hawaiian plants with fewer than 50 individuals remaining in the (5)_______ . Since 1990, as a result of their "Plant Extinction Prevention Program", sixteen species have been brought into (6)_______ and three species have been reintroduced. Invasive weeds have been removed in key areas and fencing put up in order to (7)___  plants in the wild.
In the future the Hawaii Rare Plant Restoration Program aims at collecting genetic material from the remaining plants in the wild for storage as a safety net for the future. They also aim to manage wild populations and when possible reintroduce species into (8)_______ .

Choose the word or phrase that best fits (1).
  • developed
  • reduced
  • disappeared
  • increased
Choose the word or phrase that best fits (2).
  • conserved
  • guarded
  • invested
  • threatened
Choose the word or phrase that best fits (3).
  • native
  • national
  • international
  • non-native
Choose the word or phrase that best fits (4).
  • prevent
  • influence
  • encourage
  • stimulate
Choose the word or phrase that best fits (5).
  • wild
  • sky
  • hole
  • atmosphere

Choose the word or phrase that best fits (6).

  • contamination
  • production
  • cultivation
  • generation

Choose the word or phrase that best fits (7).

  • derive
  • vary
  • remain
  • protect

Choose the word or phrase that best fits (8).

  • shelters
  • reserves
  • gardens
  • halls

Read the following passage and choose the correct answer to each of the following questions.

With Robert Laurent and William Zorach, direct carving enters into the story of modern sculpture in the United States. Direct carving - in which the sculptors themselves carve stone or wood with mallet and chisel - must be recognized as something more than just a technique. Implicit in it is an aesthetic principle as well: that the medium has certain qualities of beauty and expressiveness with which sculptors must bring their own aesthetic sensibilities into harmony. For example, sometimes the shape or veining in a piece of stone or wood suggests, perhaps even dictates, not only the ultimate form, but even the subject matter.

The technique of direct carving was a break with the nineteenth-century tradition in which the making of a clay model was considered the creative act and the work was then turned over to studio assistants to be cast in plaster or bronze or carved in marble. Neoclassical sculptors seldom held a mallet or chisel in their own hands, readily conceding that the assistants they employed were far better than they were at carving.

With the turn-of-the-century Crafts movement and the discovery of nontraditional sources of inspiration, such as wooden African figures and masks, there arose a new urge for hands-on, personal execution of art and an interaction with the medium. Even as early as the 1880's and 1890's, nonconformist European artists were attempting direct carving. By the second decade of the twentieth century, Americans - Laurent and Zorach most notably - had adopted it as their primary means of working.

Born in France, Robert Laurent (1890-1970) was a prodigy who received his education in the United States. In 1905 he was sent to Paris as an apprentice to an art dealer, and in the years that followed he witnessed the birth of Cubism, discovered primitive art, and learned the techniques of woodcarving from a frame maker.

Back in New York City by 1910, Laurent began carving pieces such as The Priestess, which reveals his fascination with African, pre-Columbian, and South Pacific art. Taking a walnut plank, the sculptor carved the expressive, stylized design.

It is one of the earliest examples of direct carving in American sculpture. The plank's form dictated the rigidly frontal view and the low relief. Even its irregular shape must have appealed to Laurent as a break with a long-standing tradition that required a sculptor to work within a perfect rectangle or square.

The word “medium” in paragraph 1 could be used to refer to _______.

  • principle
  • mallet and chisel
  • technique
  • stone or wood

What is one of the fundamental principles of direct carving?

  • A sculptor must work with talented assistants.
  • The subject of a sculpture should be derived from classical stories.
  • The material is an important element in a sculpture.
  • Designing a sculpture is a more creative activity than carving it.

The word “dictates” in paragraph 1 is closest in meaning to _______.

  • includes
  • determines
  • reads aloud
  • records

How does direct carving differ from the nineteenth-century tradition of sculpture?

  • Sculptors are personally involved in the carving of a piece.
  • Sculptors find their inspiration in neoclassical sources.
  • Sculptors have replaced the mallet and chisel with other tools.
  • Sculptors receive more formal training.

The word “witnessed” in paragraph 4 is closest in meaning to _______.

  • studied
  • influenced
  • validated
  • observed

Where did Robert Laurent learn to carve?

  • The South Pacific
  • Paris
  • Africa
  • New York

The phrase “a break with” in paragraph 6 is closest in meaning to _______.

  • a solution to
  • a collapse of
  • a destruction of
  • a departure from

The piece titled The Priestess has all of the following characteristics EXCEPT _______.

  • It depicts the front of a person.
  • The carving is not deep.
  • The design is stylized.
  • It is made of marble.

Choose the best way to rearrange the following sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation.

a. Could you please take these reports over to Charlie Jones in Accounting?

b. Okay. I think I'll be able to find him.

c. Sure. I'd be happy to. But I'm afraid I don't remember what he looks like.

d. Thanks very much. I appreciate it.

e. You can't miss him. He's about your height, sort of heavy, with curly dark hair. 

  • a-c-e-b-d
  • a-b-e-d-c
  • e-d-a-c-b
  • d-a-e-c-b

Choose the best way to rearrange the following sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation.

a. As a matter of fact, I have. I ran into him just the other day.

b. Have you run into your cousin Ralph lately?

c. How has he been?

d. I will.

e. Not too well. He had to have four teeth pulled last week.

f. That's too bad! Next time you see him, please tell him I'm thinking of him.

  • b-a-c-e-f-d
  • e-b-f-d-a-c
  • e-d-a-c-b-f
  • d-a-e-c-b-f

Choose the best way to rearrange the following sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation.

a. Are you sure?

b. Do you happen to know when the president is going to arrive?

c. Hmm. Somehow I thought he was going to arrive earlier than that.

d. I don't think so.

e. Yes, I'm positive. He arrives at 2:30.

f. Yes. As far as I know, he's going to arrive at 2:30. 

  • f-e-a-d-b-c
  • a-b-e-c-d
  • b-f-c-d-a-e
  • b-e-d-c-a-f

Choose the best way to rearrange the following sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation.

a. All the neighbors are talking about it.

b. Have you heard the news?

c. No, what?

d. They're going to make the park across the street into a parking lot?! I don't believe it! Where did you hear that?

e. They're going to make the park across the street into a parking lot.

f. Well, personally, I doubt it. 

  • c-f-b-a-d-e
  • b-c-e-d-a-f
  • a-b-c-e-f-d
  • e-b-a-c-d-f

Choose the best way to rearrange the following sentences in order to make a meaningful conversation.  

a. That's right. It's really bad. I'm really concerned though not panicked yet.

b. Yeah, and the soil has been baked so hard that the plow can't even break the soil.

c. I think so, too, but didn't it rain last month?

d. I don't blame you. The pastures have browned out even before the summer hasn't arrived.

e. Oh. That bad?!    

f. I think a drought has set in. It hasn't rained a drop for months.

g. Looks like it's going to be an ongoing thing that would get worse each day. 

h. It did rain last month, but the rainfall was only half the monthly average. 

i. Yeah. If it doesn't rain, it's going to get critical.

  • b-d-g-f-c-a-e-h-i
  • e-d-i-h-a-f-g-c-b
  • a-i-b-g-h-d-c-e-f
  • f-c-h-e-a-d-b-g-i
Choose the sentence that is closest in meaning to this one.

The president offered his congratulations to the players when they won the cup.

  • The president congratulated the players on their winning the match.
  • When they won the cup, the players had been offered some congratulations from the president.
  • The president would offer the players congratulations if they won the match.
  • The president congratulated that the players had won the cup.

Choose the sentence CLOSEST in meaning to the sentence given.

It’s possible that the plane has been delayed because of the bad weather.

  • The weather must have been very bad, or else their plane wouldn’t have been delayed.
  • It may be the bad weather that has caused the plane to be delayed.
  • The obvious reason for the plane’s being delayed for so long is the bad weather.
  • It’s certainly the bad weather which had resulted in the plane’s being late.

Choose the sentence that is closest in meaning to this one.

Does it make sense to apply to university or should I take a gap year?

  • Is it worth applying university or should I take a gap year?
  • Is it possible that I should apply to university after a gap year?
  • Is it sensible that I should apply to university or take a gap year instead?
  • I can’t decide whether to apply to university or take a gap year.
Choose the sentence that is closest in meaning to this one.

After what he did, he deserves to be put away for life.

  • He should be pensioned forever because of his good life.
  • He deserves to be praised for his whole life.
  • He should be imprisoned for what he has done.
  • His wrong doings deserve to be forgiven.
Choose the sentence that is closest in meaning to this one.

The burglar was caught red- handed by the police when he broke into the flat.

  • The police caught the burglar to break into the flat.
  • The police caught the burglar when breaking into the flat.
  • When the burglar had broken into the flat, the police caught him at once.
  • The police caught the burglar breaking into the flat.

Choose the correct sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following question.

We should quickly find a solution to the problem. Otherwise, its impact on those concerned will increase.

  • If we can solve this problem soon, we will lower the impact on all of our concerns.
  • The sooner we find a solution to the problem, the lower the impact it has on those concerned.
  • If all those concerned lower their impact, the problem will be better solved.
  • By the time we solve this problem, the impact on those concerned will have been lower.
Choose the correct sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following question.
The boss scolded Laura for that minor mistake. He now feels really bad about it.
  • The boss wishes he did not scold Laura for that minor mistake.
  • The boss wishes Laura had not made that minor mistake.
  • If only the boss had not scolded Laura for that minor mistake.
  • The boss regretted to scold Laura for that minor mistake.

Choose the correct sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following question.

Having been informed of her critical condition, he decided not to tell her his financial problem.

  • He told her about his money issue because he was in critical condition.
  • He did not mention his financial problem as he was aware of her critical condition.
  • Someone informed her that he was having a financial problem when she was in critical condition.
  • Despite knowing her critical condition, he talked about his financial problem.
Choose the correct sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following question.
What a pity that the TV packed up. We cannot watch the world news now.
  • If it hadn't been for the TV packed up, we could watch the world news now.
  • If the TV had not packed up, we could watch the world news now.
  • If the TV didn't pack up, we could watch the world news now.
  • Had the TV not picked up, we could have watched the world news now.

Choose the correct sentence that best combines each pair of sentences in the following question.

I was absorbed in the vivid story. My grandfather told me that story.

  • I was so absorbed in the vivid story that I told my grandfather.
  • My grandfather told me an vivid story.
  • The story that my grandfather told me was very absorbed.
  • The vivid story told by my grandfather interested me a lot.

Read the passage and choose the correct answer.

(1)________. English is the main language and only twenty percent speak both Welsh and English. Every year for one week in August, there is a Welsh-speaking festival. It takes place in a different town each year (2)________. Local people spend years making plans for when the festival will be in their town. (3)________. They travel not only from nearby towns and villages (4)________. There are concerts, plays, and competitions, and shops sell Welsh music, books, pictures, and clothes as well as food and drink. (5)_______, there is a place where Welsh learners can go to practice the language.

Choose the correct answer for (1)

  • England has a population of about three million.
  • Wales has a population of about three million.
  • English is the most widely-spoken language in the world.
  • Welsh is the main language in Wales.

Choose the correct answer for (2)

  • so everyone has the chance for it to be near them
  • so they want a chance to speak their pieces
  • in order that everyone has a chance of winning
  • because it gives everyone a chance to make her case and be heard

Choose the correct answer for (3)

  • Each festival is attended by about 160,000 people.
  • Each festival is attended by local people only.
  • The plans are made by about 160,000 people.
  • The plans are made carefully in all details.

Choose the correct answer for (4)

  • but also from the moon.
  • and from the rest of the world.
  • but also from the rest of the British Isles and even from abroad.
  • or from the rest of the British Isles and even from abroad.

Choose the correct answer for (5)

  • However
  • But
  • Although
  • Also