PartⅡ Vocabulary ( 10 % )
Directions: In this section all the sentences are incomplete, beneath each of which are four words or phrases, marked A, B, C and D. Choose the word or phrase that can best completes the statement and mark the letter of your choice on the ANSWER SHEET.
1.All the characters in the play are_________.
A. imaginable B. imaginary C. imaginative D. imagining
2.The judge ___________all the charges against Smith.
A. dismissed B. eliminated C. refused D. discarded
3.The actress __________ the terms of her contract and was prosecuted by the producer.
A. ignored B. ratified C. drafted D. violated
4.At this time of the year, university admission offices are _______ with inquiries from anxious applicants.
A. annoyed B. thrilled C. trampled D. reproached
5.When the former President _________her candidacy, she knew she had a good chance of being elected.
A. enforced B. endorsed C. followed up D. put forward
6.The country's highest medal was _________ upon him for heroism.
A. earned B. bestowed C. credited D. granted
7.The local government leaders are making every effort to _________the problem of poverty.
A. tackle B. taper C. suppress D. tangle
8. At the party we found that the shy girl __________ her mother all the time.
A. harmonizing with B. clinging to C. depending on D. adjusting to
9. We managed to reach the top of the mountain, and half an hour later we began to_________.
A. decline B. ascend C. descend D. plunge
10. Losing the job was bad, but even worse the feeling that I had ________my dear wife and children.
A. let B. let down C. let off D. let up
Directions: In this section each of the following sentences has a word or phrase underlined. There are four other words or phrases beneath each sentence. Choose the one word or phrase which would best keep the meaning of the original sentence if it were substituted for the underlined part. Then mark the letter of your choice on the ANSWER SHEET.
11.The temperature of the atmosphere becomes colder as elevation increases.