For questions 1-10, identify the one underlined part in each sentence that is grammatically or idiomatically incorrect.
( B ) 1. Most successful businesspeople and advertiser have some knowledge of
A B C
psychology and use it to increase business.
( C ) 2. In a Western society such as the United States or Canada, which has many
national, religious, and culture differences, people highly value individualism.
( B ) 3. E.Manfred Evans Community Adult School is a Los Angeles City School
specialize in teaching students to communicate in English.
B C D
( A ) 4. In some areas, there is a movement to the countryside; to contrast, millions of
people are moving away from rural areas in other countries.
( A ) 5. People has worried about smog for many years, and the government has spent
billions of dollars trying to clean up the air of big cities.
( C ) 6. A person who participates in fads should remember that they come and go
very fast, and it often come back in style after 10 to 15 years of being “out.”
( C ) 7. Before I came here to travel and later to study, I guess I have a lot of
A B C
stereotypes about North Americans.
( B ) 8. It’s difficult to say how many refugees are there worldwide; it depends on the
A B C D
definition of the word “refugee.”
( C ) 9. Although hunger drives thousands-sometimes millions-of people from their
homeland each year, but some experts point out that for the first time in
human history, there is no natural reason for famine.
( D ) 10. Crime rates have always been high in multicultural, industrialized,
democratic societies such as the United States, but a new phenomenon has
appeared on the world scene-rapid rising crime rates in nations that
previously reported few offenses.
For questions 11-20, choose the most appropriate word or phrase to complete each sentence.
( B ) 11. a great variety of languages, religious beliefs, and customs among
the many tribes, or groups, of Indians.
A It has B There was C It is said D Is there
( D ) 12. In history books, objective information about the political life of a country is
presented; , facts about politics are given, but opinions are not
A incidentally B there are C to be short D that is
( B ) 13. A tattoo is a design or mark a kind of dye into a cut in the skin.
A which puts B made by putting C which is put D putting
( C ) 14. Smell, Wysocki said, the only sensory system to directly project
into limbic system, making it perhaps our most basic, primitive sense.
A which is B being C is D to be
( D ) 15. to look for an explanation of gender differences is in the
hypothalamus, just above the brain stem.
A There is one place B One place which is
C One place that D One place
( A ) 16. In the medical profession, technology is advancing questions of law
and ethics cannot be discussed and answered fast enough.
A so fast that B much faster than C very fast D therefore
( C ) 17. Pasteur’s germ theory proved to be valid a major breakthrough in
the history of medicine.
A it being B that it is C and was D because it is
( D ) 18. Heat flows from a warmer object to a cooler one the temperatures
A so as to B as long as C in order to make D until
( B ) 19. An adult sea star or hydra can be chopped into many pieces and each piece
can regenerate all necessary parts .
A to a whole individual B to become a whole individual
C as individuals D as individually
( C ) 20. Hospital patients as a pain reliever sometimes develop a physical
dependence on the drug.
A giving morphine B who give morphine
C who are given morphine D those are given morphine
For questions 21-25, choose the answer that best matches the meaning of the underlined word or phrase as it is used in the sentence.
( B ) 21. Newton’s discoveries affected the philosophy and science of Western
civilization for several centuries.
A disproved B influenced C appraised D effective
( A ) 22. To make sure the names were chosen by chance, the computer was
programmed to list them at random.
A without order B in order C in rotation D at the bottom
( C ) 23. Animal tissues are soft and pliable whereas plants tend to retain their form to
a much greater degree.
A since B inasmuch as C while on the contrary D while in fact
( D ) 24. The government levies a heavy excise tax on tobacco and alcohol.
A supports B promotes C bans D imposes
( D ) 25. Many icebergs are as large as small islands and become a menace to
A caution B warning C forecast D danger