101. Professor Smith and Professor Brown will _____ in giving the class lectures.
A. exchange B. alter C. shift D. alternate
102. Pack the cake in a strong box, or it might get _____ in the post.
A. splashed B. spilt C. crushed D. crashed
103. The thief _____ the papers all over the room while he was searching.
A. abandoned B. vanished C. scattered D. deserted
104. Today, housework has been made much easier by electrical _____.
A. facilities B. appliances C. instruments D. equipment
105. The _____ of the trees in the water was very clear.
A. mirror B. sight C. reflection D. shadow
106. One _____ needed when making a cake is flour; another is sugar.
A. container B. ingredient C. content D. equivalent
107. They have been waiting for many hours to see the singer, but the airplane must have been _____.
A. behind the times B. behind schedule C. ahead of time D. in no time
108. Neither of them thought highly of him and they both tried to _____ him in his work.
A. hamper B. support C. assist D. encourage
109. Her display of bad temper completely _____ the party.
A. harmed B. damaged C. spoilt D. hurt
110. We forgave his bad temper because we knew that his son's illness had put him under great _____.
A. emotion B. excitement C. crisis D. stress
111. The reference she made to her friend, the poet, was interesting but too_____ for anyone to appreciate.
A. drastic B. dull C. obscure D. distinct
112. He _____ his engagement just before the wedding.
A. broke out B. broke away from C. broke off D. broke up
113. When she heard from the hospital that her father had died, she _____ into tears.
A. burst B. went C. exploded D. fell
114. Your help is _____ for the success of the project.
A. indispensable B. indicative C. inevitable D. inherent
115. _____ the English examination I would have gone to the concert last Sunday.
A. In spite of B. But for C. Because of D. As for
116. It was difficult to guess what her _____ to the news would be.
A. impression B. comment C. reaction D. opinion
117. Our attitude toward our teachers should be _____, but not slavish or superstitious.
A. respectable B. respected C. respective D. respectful
118. We could see that he was trying to _____ his own responsibility for the delay, instead of accepting his fault.
A. run over B. smooth over C. pass off D. turn down
119. Glemp's heroic flight into space entitled him _____ a place in history.
A. for B. with C. to D. of
120. He's _____ drink and never does a stroke of work.
A. gone to B. taken to C. taken up D. gone for
121. "Who is responsible for sending out misinformation?"
"Most of the fault lies _____ the administration."
A. in B. to C. on D. with
122. People who live in a small village are bound to see a good _____ of each other.
A. sum B. quantity C. deal D. amount
123. Maria _____ missed the first train so as to travel on the same one as John.
A. deliberately B. intensively C. decisively D. objectively
124. They always kept on good _____ with their next-door neighbors for the children's sake.
A. friendship B. relations C. intentions D. terms
125. Do you think a wife should _____ her habits and tastes to those of her husband?
A. comply B. confirm C. consent D. conform
126. He was afraid that the branch might bend over and break, and he would be sent _____ to the ground.
A. crashing B. throwing C. rushing D. dropping
127. High interest rates _____ people from borrowing money.
A. discourage B. decrease C. disturb D. disgust
128. Despite their good service, most inns are less costly than hotels of _____ standards.
A. equivalent B. uniform C. alike D. likely
129. The two things are the same in outward form but different _____.
A. in addition B. in brief C. in common D. in essence
130. _____ it is a good thing I did not get the post I had applied for, though I must admit that I was disappointed at the time.
A. By the way B. In a way C. In the way D. In no way
131. _____ inviting guests and not treating them properly!
A. Strangely B. Fantastically C. Surprisingly D. Fancy
132. With sufficient scientific information a manned trip to Mars should be_____.
A. obtainable B. potential C. considerable D. feasible
133. The generation _____ makes it difficult for parents to understand their children's opinions.
A. division B. gap C. separation D. interval
134. If the boy had _____ the dog alone it wouldn't have bitten him.
A. set B. left C. had D. put
135. They were so far away that I couldn't _____ their faces clearly.
A. see through B. make up C. see off D. make out
136. Achieving a high degree of proficiency in English as a foreign language is not a mysterious _____ without scientific basis.
A. process B. practice C. procedure D. program
137. I must go now. _____, if you want that book I'll bring it next time.
A. Incidentally B. Accidentally C. Occasionally D. Subsequently
138. A completely new situation is likely to _____ when the school leaving age is raised to 16.
A. arouse B. rise C. arise D. abide
139. The illness from which Mary is suffering has now been _____ as hepatitis(肝炎).
A. diagnosed B. determined C. deduced D. discovered
140. These continual _____ in temperature make it impossible to decide what to wear.
A. alterations B. vibrations C. waves D. fluctuations
141. All foreign visitors are requested to _____ with the regulations in this area.
A. agree B. comply C. consent D. conform
142. Thomas Edison considered genius to be _____ one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
A. composed of B. constituted in C. consisted of D. comprised in
143. Although Lucy was slimming, she found cream cakes quite _____.
A. irregular B. inevitable C. incredible D. irresistible
144. In order to _____ the rising production costs, the subscription rates have been increased.
A. add up to B. look up to C. cut short D. keep up with
145. Your essay is quite good: just _____ it _____ with a few illustrations and quotations.
A. put .. up B. touch .. up C. cut .. out D. write .. off
146. I hope my teacher will take my recent illness into _____ when judging my examination.
A. regard B. account C. thought D. observation
147. There are three basic ways of _____ language to writing, and all known graphic systems use one or a combination of these.
A. committing B. attaching C. comparing D. relating
148. Roses are quite _____ flowers in English gardens.
A. ordinary B. common C. usual D. general
149. American women were _____ the right to vote until 1920 after many years of hard struggle.
A. ignored B. refused C. neglected D. denied
150. On turning the corner, we saw the road _____ steeply.
A. departing B. decreasing C. descending D. depressing
151. We can't _____ one to change the habits of a lifetime in a short time.
A. hope B. wait C. expect D. imagine
152. It was necessary to _____ the factory building as the company was doing more and more business.
A. extend B. increase C. lengthen D. magnify
153. I asked the tailor to make a small _____ to my trousers because they were too long.
A. change B. variation C. revision D. alteration
154. Because of the strong sun Mrs. William's new dining room curtains _____ from dark blue to gray within a year.
A. faded B. fainted C. paled D. diminished
155. Jack is good, kind, hard-working and intelligent. _____, I can't speak too highly of him.
A. As a result B. By the way C. On the whole D. In a word
156. Evidence obtained from observation and experiment is often used to _____ a scientific theory.
A. confirm B. confine C. conform D. conceive
157. Political parties often differ in their views on various _____ concerning their own countries.
A. ways B. measures C. issues D. patterns
158. _____ his knowledge of the mountainous country, John Smith was appointed as our guide.
A. In spite of B. On account of C. Regardless of D. Instead of
159. The lawyer was expected to _____ some proposals after reading all those documents.
A. come up with B. put up with C. look up to D. keep up with
160. While typing, Helen has a habit of stopping _____ to give her long and flowing hair a smooth.
A. occasionally B. simultaneously C. eventually D. directly
161. In my opinion, you can widen the _____ of these improvements through your active participation.
A. dimension B. volume C. magnitude D. scope
162. The noise was so _____ that only those with excellent hearing were aware of it.
A. dim B. soft C. faint D. gentle
163. If he refuses to _____ my plan, I can probably find someone more cooperative.
A. put up with B. fall in with C. do away with D. get along with
164. Some people either _____ avoid questions of right and wrong or remain neutral about them.
A. violently B. sincerely C. properly D. deliberately
165. Her skirt had been so _____ in packing that she had to iron it before going out.
A. faded B. torn C. dirty D. crushed
166. His landlady gave him a week's _____ to leave the flat.
A. threat B. notice C. advice D. caution
167. Even if they are on sale, these refrigerators are equal in price to, if not more expensive than, _____ at the other store.
A. anyone B. the others C. that D. the ones
168. When I took his temperature, it was two degrees above _____.
A. average B. ordinary C. regular D. normal
169. With the change of the economic foundation the entire immense superstructure is _____ rapidly transformed.
A. anything but B. more or less C. at large D. any more
170. The author of the report is well _____ with the problems in the hospital because he has been working there for many years.
A. acquainted B. informed C. enlightened D. advised
171. It is clear that the whole world is passing through a social revolution in which a central _____ must be taken by scientists and technologists.
A. process B. attention C. measure D. part
172. The farmers were more anxious for rain than the people in the city because they had more _____.
A. at length B. at last C. at stake D. at ease
173. When the big bills for mother's hospital care came, father was glad he had money in the bank to _____.
A. fall short of B. fall through C. fall back on D. fall in with
174. These plastic flowers look so _____ that many people think they are real.
A. beautiful B. natural C. artificial D. similar
175. The managing director promised that he would _____ me as soon as he had any further information.
A. communicate B. notice C. notify D. note
176. When I worked as the general manager of the firm, I sometimes had _____ to visit London on business.
A. opportunity B. possibility C. occasion D. chance
177. The most important _____ of his speech was that we should all work whole-heartedly for the people.
A. element B. spot C. sense D. point
178. It has always been the _____ of our firm to encourage workers to take part in social activities.
A. plan B. campaign C. procedure D. policy
179. The climbers _____ their ambition by reaching the summit of the mountain.
A. obtained B. sustained C. maintained D. realized
180. I remember her face but I cannot _____ where I met her.
A. recall B. remind C. remember D. remark
181. He has left his book here on _____, so that you can read it.
A. purpose B. intention C. aim D. meaning
182. The magician picked several persons from the audience and asked them to help him with the performance.
A. by accident B. on occasion C. at random D. on an average
183. The open university was started in order to help those who _____ having a university education when they were young.
A. stopped B. failed C. missed D. ceased
184. His _____of the aeroplane was correct in every detail and could really fly.
A. shape B. pattern C. design D. model
185. If you _____ your demand, then maybe you will have more chance of getting what you want.
A. conduct B. dismiss C. grant D. moderate
186. Don't _____ the news to the public until we give you the go-ahead (许可，准许).
A. release B. discard C. relieve D. retain
187. The storm sweeping over this area now is sure to cause _____ of vegetables in the coming days.
A. rarity B. scarcity C. invalidity D. variety
188. Jack almost fell off the cliff, but managed to _____ until help came.
A. keep on B. catch on C. count on D. hang on
189. Experts say walking is one of the best ways for a person to _____ healthy.
A. preserve B. stay C. maintain D. reserve
190. Expected noises are usually more _____ than unexpected ones of the like magnitude.
A. manageable B. controllable C. tolerable D. perceivable
191. It isn't so much whether he works hard; the question is whether he works____.
A. above all B. in all C. at all D. after all
192. Mary had taken _____ to see that her guests had everything that they could possibly want.
A. efforts B. pains C. attempts D. endeavors
193. He ate what he could, and gave the _____ of the food to the birds.
A. remain B. uneaten C. rest D. part
194. The government placed _____ on the numbers of foreign cars that could be imported.
A. limitations B. restraint C. requirements D. restrictions
195. We won't know whether it will be successful. We won't know whether there will be good _____.
A. ends B. results C. effects D. causes
196. No one imagined that the apparently _____ businessman was really a criminal.
A. respectful B. respectable C. respective D. respected
197. At first the institute refused to purchase the telescope, but this decision was _____ revised.
A. occasionally B. consequently C. successively D. subsequently.
198. The speaker _____ several other subjects in the course of his talk but mostly kept himself to the main topic.
A. held on B. worked out C. touched on D. kept out of
199. Comrade Li Dazhao, _____ librarian of Beijing University, was one of the founders of the Chinese Communist Party.
A. sometimes B. sometime C. some time D. some times
200. Alice was very sorry to hear that her grandmother had _____ two days before.
A. broken off B. passed off C. given away D. passed away