1) _____________, well go on to have a general
review over the subject.
A) After I finished repairing the car
B) As soon as we had had a cup of coffee
C) When we have had a rest
D) As soon as I made sense of that speech
E) As there are a lot of things to have a look at
2) Jane and I were having fun playing together
A) until Jack intruded and spoilt everything.
B) after Jack had come and attacked us.
C) when Jack has entered the game room and seen us.
D) as Jack is insulting us from the other side of
E) as soon as Jack has come into sight and seen us
3) ______________, both a British and Swish
expedition had already climbed Mt. Everest.
A) Until the English had caught a glimpse of the
B) When the Australians have set fire over the
C) By the time Americans arrived
D) As the British didnt have on good terms with the
E) Before Americans had showed up over the peak of
4) ____________ just as she was slowing down on the
A) When my brothers wife lost her consciousness
B) My friends nephew lost control
C) My wife has got out of the right way
D) My elder sister had crashed into a tremendous
E) My wife passed out in front of the steering wheel
5) The man hasnt been successful in making his two
ends meet ________.
A) since he started to make up for his debts of the
B) when he got his way for compensating the loss of
C) as soon as his debts got to be out of control
D) after he has run out of the income from the
E) by the time his father had passed away
6) My elder brother was still under the influence of
great shock because _________.
A) he has come across a poisonous snake
B) he had caught the glimpse of the murder of the
C) he is having an interview with a very important
person on the telephone
D) his application for the job is by no means
E) his attention in the exam distracted entirely the
7) The inflation had already reached insolvable
A) after the new prime minister had come to the
B) by the time the new economical programme is
C) so that the prime minister couldnt have any
chance but accept the offer.
D) when the new party took the country over.
E) though the new regulations are taken every day.
8) ______ by the time my brother arrived at home.
A) His girlfriend had already vanished
B) His girlfriend cooks the dinner
C) His girlfriend will prepare the table for
D) All the books are being stolen from the library
E) The thief has entirely taken all the valuable
9) All our plans about the building have fallen
A) after the boss changed her decision.
B) when the workers went on strike.
C) as there had been lots of failures in the
D) as soon as the company stops supporting us.
E) before the authority couldnt realize the reason.
10) England entered this war between Russia and
Turkey on the side of the Turks because ___.
A) Russia was seeking to control the Dardanelles.
B) the country might not have gone to war
C) the army's problems were made public by the first
real war correspondent
D) the exposure leads to reform.
E) the misunderstood order that leads to the
suicidal Charge of the Light Brigade
11) Loneliness hasnt bothered Michael Kingsley
since ................... .
A) he relocated from East Coast Washington to West
B) the people are very friendly in America.
C) his culture had got in touch with the one in
D) he will find there a good way of living.
E) he has understood that life is perfect here.
12) To the surprise of the manager, __________
A) the company hadnt got enough budget from others.
B) the system will have proven its efficiency.
C) the bulk of money wouldnt have gone through.
D) the people suddenly quit working in the place of
E) they have never had enough assistance from me.
13) As a consequence of the rise in the Global
temperature, the icebergs on both poles started to
A) with this in mind, the community will have taken
B) therefore, all the disasters followed one another
C) because there was a great deal of air pollution
D) although nobody had died in the end
E) so that people can board up their house
14) ______________________, she decided to get
married to the man.
A) When Eva has made up her mind for the marriage
B) Because Eva has bad impressions on the man
C) Whereas the mother supported Evas decision
D) By the time Eva graduates from the university
E) Although the mother didnt approve of Evas
desire for marriage
15) By the time the football fans arrive at the
A) the match will have already begun
B) they will get very upset because of the traffic
C) the media had already taken their position for
D) the media had great difficulty broadcasting the
E) the weather condition was extremely bad
16) In the aftermath of the explosion, while the
buildings were collapsing, _________.
A) the community tries to find a place for
B) the people were only watching the incident
C) the authorities will be combing the debris
D) the architectures hadnt taken enough precaution
E) the government doesnt have anything to declare
17) Betty was absolutely tired yesterday ____.
A) after she has had an exhausting exam
B) before she is preparing for the final exam
C) when her parents arrive at home
D) because she had had a terrible night the day
E) until she makes a new design for the party
18) While she was revising the notes she had taken,
A) she had remembered that the exam was one week
B) her mother would certainly like to help her with
C) her friends have demanded her to go out with them
D) she realized how much she had to go through
E) she wishes she hadnt had an exam
19) On a global scale, climate can be spoken of in
terms of zones __________.
A) considerably vary from the Northern Hemisphere to
the Southern Hemisphere
B) so that ancient people could understand the
differences in time
C) that meteorologists can detect the amount of rain
in a given area
D) it plays significant roles in many philosophical
E) that can be traced between the equator and the
pole in each hemisphere
20) If more people had bought his first novel,
A) it hadnt been properly publicised, according to
B) he gave up writing as a career and found a steady
C) he might have been encouraged to continue writing
D) the competition from more established novelists
was too keen for him
E) he may be richer than he is in a short time
21) ___________ so that everybody becomes aware of
the dangers that will follow.
A) Many conservationist groups point out the global
B) In some countries, population planning has
stabilized population growth
C) The nature has been faced with numerous man-induced
D) Most governments seem to ignore the deteriorating
balance of nature
E) Each person should try to generate as little
waste as possible
22) Anything kept long in the refrigerator
A) unless it is put in the deep freezing part
B) turns out to be rotten though it stays cold
C) when it was taken outside
D) and it cannot be eaten in any way because it has
E) prove that it has already lost its freshness
23) In my opinion, only if reasonable marketing
methods were followed ______________.
A) then the number of our customers should double,
or even triple
B) so as to expand into foreign markets
C) that might enable us to compete against our
D) would bring more income with the same amount of
E) could the sales be increased
24) The scholarships are only given to those with
university degrees, __________.
A) so you wont be able to get one unless you
B) in case you need to spend some money during the
C) when they graduated from their universities with
a good degree
D) if only they were really in need of them
E) as long as they are students studying at a
25) _________________, or she wouldnt be working as
A) My mother would rather my younger sister had
B) I insist that your daughter should choose a
C) Jane seems to enjoy taking care of needy people
D) Terry had to start earning her life at an early
E) Unless her father failed to find a job
26) John told the waiter that they would eat indoors.
__________, but he thought his mother would feel
A) It looked as if it was going to rain
B) He was already feeling very hungry
C) Actually he would have liked to have eaten
D) In fact hed already had a good meal
E) It was very hot inside the restaurant
27) ____________, he put himself to his work with
A) Soon after Mark has recovered from his back ache
B) Whenever Mark catches a disease
C) Mark was under the influence of a terrible
D) Unless Mark has erased the heavy traces of the
E) Once Mark had gotten over his illness
28) According to a study, drinking at least two cups
of tea a day ________.
A) are highly beneficial for a person who is under
the risk of heart attack
B) those who had heart attack before can minimize
the risk in that way
C) may dramatically reduce a person's chances of
dying following a heart attack
D) if anyone is in danger of a possible heart attack
E) because the properties found in black and green
tea may be protecting the heart
29) The twin brothers, Gerry and John, were
separated at birth, nearly fifty years ago;
A) they have been together for fifty years
B) the two recognised each other the instant they
C) they had never spent a whole day together in
D) Gerry and Tom spent fifty years in different
E) their mother is going to have a baby soon
30) Although meteors can be observed with a
A) scientists used to observe these meteors without
using any aid
B) the naked eye is one of the best instruments for
C) the observation done with unaided eyes is not
utilized any more
D) there were many instruments which caused that
process to be very difficult
E) and for that reason these meteors appear larger