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