1. ...... a speed limit of 70 m/h the rate of accident
dropped ...... 40%.
2. My father is really bored ..... his present job and
thinking ..... making a change.
3. Even in old times there were people with a .....
ethical approach to education than one can find in our
4. Following a noticeable advance in the general
economic scene, unemployment too, seems ..... a turn for
A) having taken
B) to have taken
C) to be taken
E) to have been taken
5. We know nothing at all about the company's new
chairwoman ...... that she's just had her fiftieth
C) in case
D) on condition
6. Her plan, with all its shortcomings, will inevitably
be pushed through ..... we can produce one, by Tuesday,
which is obviously much more feasible.
B) so that
E) in case
7. For a while Ken fell under the influence of Garry
and, later, under ..... of Martin.
8. Unless John Martin receives ample compensation the
other workers ..... on strike.
A) were going
B) are gone
C) have gone
E) will go
9. Today the television ..... an indispensable part of
our daily life but it..... so.
A) had been / had not always been
B) has been / is not always
C) is / has not always been
D) will be / would not always be
E) was / couldn't always have been
10. If his inefficiency..... out earlier, he .....
A) is pointed / would resign
B) was pointed / could have resigned
C) had been pointed / would have resigned
D) has been pointed / had resigned
E) may have been pointed / will have to resign
11. ..... proving functional in many scientific fields,
computer generated knowledge,... Professor William
Carlos, is not without pitfalls.
A) Although / because
B) Since / while
C) While / as
D) As long as / even if
E) Once / whether or not
12. Why can't you admit that, ....... hard she works,
she will never manage to achieve what her elder brother
13. In the old Anatolia, primitive farming practices and
uncontrolled clearing of natural vegetation have
transformed much of the country's highlands ..... bare
all but destroyed ..... erosion.
A) above /of
B) for / with
C) into /by
D) in/ under
14. As far as I am concerned, she ...... to consult the
documents in question before we wrote the report.
A) is allowed
B) has been allowed
C) should have been allowed
D) can be allowed
E) will be allowed
15. Put the report into my briefcase; I'll read it......
I'm waiting for the bus.
C) so that
D) as soon as
16. ....... one is ignorant of the laws is not accepted
as an explanation for breaking the law.
17. On that occasion, she really was ..... luck; it was
as if everything had combined ..... her.
A) up to/through
B) away from/behind
C) out of/against
D) into /upon
E) on to /over
18. Plenty of evidence has come to light to prove that
she has been involved ...... the murder.
19. As far as I am concerned, she must be just about
..... notorious lawyer we've ever had to deal with.
E) the most
20. Water has an important affect on temperature,.....
summer and midday heat, and winter and midnight cold.
B) having diminished
C) to diminish
D) being diminished
21. Surely she is in a position now ..... she can afford
to pay for the best legal advice.
22. ..... any change in the condition of the patient, be
sure that the doctor in charge is informed.
A) In the event of
B) With the exception of
C) However slight
D) Owing to
E) In favour of
23. A boy who is allowed to explore and find things for
..... soon develops self-confidence.
C) each other
E) one another
24. If the U.S..... to withdraw from the NATO alliance,
certainly it...... a global crisis.
A) had / will cause
B) was / could have caused
C) will have / causes
D) would have / had caused
E) were / would cause
25. Actually, most of the murders that.... last year
were not connected with violence, but this is not the
picture that..... up from watching TV coverage of the
A) were committed / builds
B) have been committed / has been built
C) were being committed / was built
D) had committed / would built
E) would be committed / had been built