1 The high-speed trains can have a major impact on travel preferences.
A force B influence C surprise D power
2 Can you follow the plot?
A change B investigate C write D understand
3 Even in a highly modernized country, manual work is still needed.
A physical B mental C natural D hard
4 In the latter case the outcome can be serious indeed
A result B judgment C decision D event
5 Norman Blamey is an artist of deep convictions.
A statements B beliefs C suggestions D claims
6 Up to now, the work has been easy.
A So B So long C So that D So far
7 The report advocated setting up day training colleges.
A supposed B excited C suggested D discussed
8 Accordingly, a number of other methods have been employed
A Therefore B Afterwards C However D Furthermore
9 The outlook from the top of the mountain is breathtaking.
A view B sight C look D point
10 Our lives are intimately bound up with theirs.
A tensely B nearly C carefully D closely
11 The union representative put across her argument very effectively.
A explained B invented C considered D accepted
12 He talks tough but has a tender heart.
A heavy B strong C kind D wild
13 It is no use debating the relative merits of this policy.
A making B taking C discussing D expecting
14 Our statistics show that we consume all that we are capable of producing
A waste B buy C use D sell
15 The fuel tanks had a capacity of 140 liters.
A function B ability C pow>>