1 The manager gave us an ______________ on the latest sales figures.
2 It is hard to distinguish her from her ______________ sister.
3 ____________ you can’t join us for dinner, we’ll give you a rain check.
(A)Since(B)When(C)Because of(D)Due to
4 Generally, IRS stands for ______________.
(A)Internal Revenue Service(B)International Radio Signal(C)Interior Railway System(D)Indian Reservation Schools
5 Don’t do to others what you would not have others ___________ you.
(A)done by(B)do to(C)doing with(D)to do
6 Familiarity breeds ______________.
7 This is how automobiles used ________________.
(A)to make(B)being made(C)making(D)to be made
8 There ___________ nine ____________ in our solar system.
(A)to be, satellites(B)are, comets(C)being, meteors(D)are, planets
9 Computers rely on many different types of chips. Two of the most important types of chips in computers are the central ___________ unit (CPU) and __________ chips.
(A)processing, memory(B)prime, motor(C)progressive, margin(D)processor, memorial
10 ____________ had he left when Mary arrived.
11 Bill __________ works ____________.
(A)hard, hard(B)hard, hardly(C)hardly, hard(D)hardly, hardly
12 What will be ______________.
(A)can be(B)will be(C)must be(D)was being
13 The United Nations came into ___________ in 1945.
14 In the stillness of the night the sound __________ loudly.
15 Tom doesn’t study hard as he _____________.
(A)used to do(B)used to be(C)was used to be(D)was used to do
16 We were taught that union ___________ strength.
(A) makes(B)made(C)has made(D)is making
17 I am ___________ his innocence by your words.
(A)convinced at(B)am convincing(C)convinced of(D)convincing by
18 Nobody is used to ___________ unfairly.
(A)treat(B)be treated(C)treating(D)being treated
19 They ___________ to sell a lot of __________ cars.
(A)used, used(B)used, using(C)are using, being used(D)was used, used
20 Unfortunately it ____________ when we arrived, so we had to stay indoors.
(A)rained(B)was raining(C)had rained(D)would rain
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