For questions 1~10, choose the one word or phrase that best keeps the meaning of the underlined word or phrase.
For questions 11~20, identify the one underlined word or phrase that is incorrect.
- We are always on the move, and we don't have much patience with slow systems of transportation.
- taking a train
- going somewhere
- changing from one house to another
- making decisions
- He was a great friend of mine and saw me through all the hard times.
- supported me
- saw me off
- saw me about
- spared me
- During the mid-1960s the world became awash with dollars.
- It's not your physical condition that counts; it's the condition of your brain.
- Brody was ready for a fight, but he backed off.
- bailed out
- was baffled
- There is at least one bar where you can be sure of high-level conversation.
- cocktail lounge
- Pakistan's president dismisses a prime minister mired in family troubles and corruption charges.
- bogged down
- At the conclusion of the opening session, cheers were raised for Queen Victoria.
- British artist Brian Clarke's architectural stained glass brightens the world.
- dark glass
- colored glass
- broken glass
- Nowhere is the discussion of emotional intelligence more pressing than in American schools, where both the stakes and opportunities seem greatest.
For questions 21~25, choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence.
- The use of computer(A), already very important today, will continue(B) to create(C) enormous changes for white-collar(D) workers.
- The main stadium in central Atlanta is still abuilding(A), but venues(B) for 14 of the sports on(C) the 1996 Games are(D) more or less complete.
- During this wild pinball games(A) in frenetic cyberspace(B), volcanic explosions and(C) mysterious comets stymie(D) your progress.
- Exploring a vast, labyrinthine(A) museum like(B) the Louvre can do wonders(C) for your cultural education, but try telling that to your feet---even the gift shop seemed(D) to go on forever.
- The fires(A) of World War Ⅱ forged(B) many great leaders and inspiring orators, none great(C) than Winston Churchill, Britain's indomitable(D) Prime Minister.
- Our Stolen Future says a wide(A) range of reproduction-related ills maybe(B) caused by chemical pollutants(C) in the environment, including DDT, some forms of dioxins and PCB, and a number of other synthetic substances(D).
- I'd heard about "spam"－Internet jargon for machine-generated junk mail(A)－and over the year(B) I'd received my share of E-mail chain letters(C), get-rich-quick pitches(D) and cheesy magazine advertisements.
- Among two dozen major countries, US(A) ranks third from last(B) in individual willingness to save, putting(C) aside a bare(D) 4% of disposable income.
- With three months(A) to go until the Russian presidential(B) vote, Boris Yeltsin is in fully(C) campaign mode and is harping on the central issue of the election: the future of economic(D) reform.
- Paris's(A) venerable Olympia concert hall has(B) never seen anything quite likes(C) the stir(D) created by Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz.
- Everyone has to persevere and to ______ innumerable setabcks.
- face up
- put down
- get over
- Users of English today are quite open and straightforward in their language, and will use word ______ which shocked people only a few years age.
- would have
- will have
- She complimented her opponents ______ the intelligence of their remarks.
- These birds have a highly accurate ______ instinct that leads them to sea cliffs.
- Contemporary ______ compositions are breaking down the established divisions between popular and so-called serious music.