COMPLETION TEST - 25
1. There are millions of billions of cells in human
a) the protoplasm of the human body is contained
cells, which are the structural units in the body
b) there are also a large number of red blood cells
c) cell division is a relatively complicated process
d) similar cells are grouped together in a regular
fashion to form tissues
e) the red blood cells alone number some twenty-five
2. Even though most aquatic plants live only in
water, some species may also live on land.
a) aquatic plants are generally divided into four
b) among the best-known of these plants is a type
c) the land-dwelling form often differs in
appearance from the aquatic form
d) most aquatic plants require large amounts of
light and should not be grown in shaded areas
e) the term "aqua" means "water" in Latin
3. Transportation routes tend to be straight lines
between any two traffic centres,
a) ocean routes are deflected by land masses
b) we decide that waterways are the best conveyance
c) there are such obstacles as mountains or bodies
of water, or it seems worthwhile to deviate from the
straight line to serve an intermediate trade centre
d) we start using animals such as horse as did the
e) the areas on which transportation routes are
4. Antipyretics, agents used to reduce the body
temperature if it rises above normal, as in fever,
do not affect the infectious cause of a fever.
a) they reduce fever by depressing the
heat-regulating centres in the mid-brain, by
reducing the metabolic rate of the body, and by
increasing heat loss
b) Some of them have pain-killing properties and
sometimes used in minor fever reactions to give
relief and comfort
c) the oldest antipyretic method is the application
of cold in the form of coal baths, cold wrappings
and ice packs
d) it should be advisable to take precaution to keep
the body temperature at normal all through one's
e) their use has been replaced considerably by drugs
such as sulpha drugs and antibiotics
5. It now seem possible that the earth is not the
only inhabited planet in the universe; there is
evidence that many of the stars in the sky have
planetary systems. Furthermore,.................
a) research concerning the origin of life on earth
suggests that the physical and chemical processes
leading to the origin of life occur rapidly in the
early history of the
majority of planets
b) it was believed that there were man-made canals
c) many of people claiming they have been kidnapped
by extraterrestrial beings cannot present any proofs
to the scientists
d) interstellar space flight is far beyond our
present technical capabilities
e) if there are intelligent beings living on other
planets, they must be civilizations technically in
advance of our own
6. Many pairs of words which were formerly
hyphenated have been combined to make single
a) Hypens are used to indicate that two or more
words are to be read together as a single word
b) Good judgement, observation, and a dictionary are
needed to guide our use of hyphens
c) To illustrate, "boatman" was once "boat-man", and
"handkerchief' was "hanker-chief
d) Hyphens should always be placed between words,
which combined, would produce awkward positions of
letters such as "re-enter", not "reenter"
e) " Cold - producing ", " skin - care " and " post
-industrial " are only a few of the examples of
7. Birthdays implies different things to each of
a) The first people to give birthday parties were
the ancient Europeans
b) To adults birthdays evoke an enormous range of
sentiments, awakening for some of us excitement
reminiscent of childhood
c) "Happy Birthday to You" is the most frequently
sung number in the world
d) The most widely embraced of the customs
associated with birthdays is the wearing of the
gemstone which symbolizes the month of your birth
e) Birthday cakes with candles are indispensable at
birthday parties almost all over the world
8. Your memory, which you may think to be poor, is
in fact quite excellent....................
a) It is just that at present you do not have full
control of it
b) A good memory is not a simple gift; it is a
c) You should learn the difference between long-term
memory and short-term memory
d) Real remembering involves being alert to
recognize information you will need again
e) Memory is a series of activities of learning,
remembering, recognizing and re-learning
9. In the beginning, men merely observed the
a) They eventually learned that they could not
forecast the weather very successfully without
understanding how it worked
b) The weather has always exerted a powerful
influence on human affairs, and for centuries men
have studied the atmosphere and tried to understand
c) Then they began to try to use their observations
as a basis for predicting what the weather would do
d) Greeks believed that the universe consisted of
four elements: fire, water, earth and air
e) Some of the natural phenomena like thunderstorms,
floods, hurricanes were regarded as deeds of angry
10. ................, in all civilizations dress is
worn for different reasons such as, to enhance the
appearance of the wearer and to declare his place in
a) Whether or not garments are needed for protection
b) Although the number of tailors are decreasing day
c) On the other hand, more and more people are
buying ready - made clothes
d) As the prices of clothes are increasing day by
e) No matter how beautifully designed
11. How or when the domestication of dogs took place
is not well known, ..............
a) yet the breeds of dogs are varied in size,
function, origin and other aspects
b) additionally their history must be traced through
their ancestors, the domesticated wolves
c) but the association of these animals with man
began at least 10,000 years ago
d) in contrast, centuries ago they served as foot
warmers during services in unheated churches
e) still in the old world the earliest definite
remains of the dogs were found at a Middle Stone Age
site in Britain.
12. Ears are not usually found in
a) therefore in humans, the ear consists of three
b) because some invertebrates have special
structures that help them in maintaining their
c) although many insects have specialized structures
for detecting vibrations
d) as the ear is a special organ concerned primarily
e) because ears are responsible for maintaining the
13. Unless it's actually rainy
a) you needn't have worn your raincoat
b) you shouldn't have taken the umbrella
c) we can't hope for a sunny day out
d) we keep the windows open
e) you won't have to water the garden
14. He makes friends simply with............
a) every place he goes to
b) no matter who they are
c) however he prefers to approach them
d) whoever he meets
e) whichever hotel he stays at
15. She was frightened
a) lest he might drown
b) so that her husband could have been killed in the
c) since she hasn't studied enough for the test
d) in order to meet her furious boss
e) in case the party is spoilt by heavy rain
16. Let them
a) there was no one left in the village
b) the other side had always won
c) we'll defeat them anyway
d) they have already signed a peace treaty with the
e) we were waiting for this attack for some time so
we were ready to fight back
17. Despite all his
a) fortunately he got the job
b) he will again find a way to get away with the
c) he should have been promoted
d) he could have easily saved the drowning boy
e) he was not successful in the last race
18. I find it shocking......
a) that the student failed all the final exams.
b) so that he has been awarded the first prize.
c) as a result people should attend the funeral.
d) in case the thief entered the sleeping room.
e) in order that John can repair the roof.
19. Although the parents are concerned with their
children's development in primary schools,......
a) it is those schools that need more attention.
b) the problems of high school students are usually
c) the professors do not seem to be in touch with
d) better solutions had to be sought in
e) most parents try to understand teenagers.
20. It was once thought that mentally retarded
children develop mentally......
a) experimentation by scientists shows the opposite.
b) but it is apparently not so much articulate.
c) as do normal children but stop earlier.
d) however there is no question on this point.
e) as the doctors do in most cases.
21. Are we to believe then ,-------
a) to be European champion in boxing?
b) to check the facilities in our hotel?
c) which meeting was attended by the vice -
d) one of the programs that I found most
e) that to be European champion is the pinnacle of
22. I am forced to comment on the cavalier
a) the production was truly a masterpiece.
b) that the photograph of the president was taken.
c) which the Royal presence was provided by the
d) in which Easter celebrations were covered by the
BBC this year.
e) Queen Elizabeth did not in act attend the
23. No matter where you live or work,.---------
a) living in London is difficult and expensive.
b) the management and protection of your wealth
which needs judgement.
c) saving will improve your financial position.
d) to get your money growing rapidly.
e) the financial environment which controls most of
24. Retirement is a time,----------
a) for making life - long dreams come true.
b) when you had a lot of free time.
c) when you are offered a wide range of
d) if you have property interests in this country.
e) in order that you send for more information.
25. Six conductors specializing in different areas
of music ,----------
a) which are popular among youngsters.
b) attempt to answer these and other questions
relating to their work.
c) which attract large audiences.
d) winning a glorious victory in their struggles.
e) contain familiar members of the symphony
orchestra such as the violin and the clarinet.