Economy Test 2

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  • 1. 
    101. Our office security door is scheduled to _______ this week so all staff members are required to return their security cards to the front desk.
    • A. 

      (A) replace

    • B. 

      (B) replaced

    • C. 

      (C) being replaced

    • D. 

      (D) be replaced

  • 2. 
    102. The post office will be closed at 5p.m. on Thursday  ______ holiday weekend.
    • A. 

      (A) since

    • B. 

      (B) due to

    • C. 

      (C) while

    • D. 

      (D) as if

  • 3. 
      103. As we were running short of time, we forced Mr. Owens, the chief technician in charge, to stay and work late by ______.
    • A. 

      (A) he

    • B. 

      (B) him

    • C. 

      (C) his

    • D. 

      (D) himself

  • 4. 
    104. If Tom Green officially resigns, Jeff Salas, the president and CEO of the company, is expected to appoint Adam Lopez to ______ Tom Green.                
    • A. 

      (A) deposit

    • B. 

      (B) predict

    • C. 

      (C) operate

    • D. 

      (D) succeed

  • 5. 
    105. The company’s share price has _______ doubled since June.
    • A. 

      (A) ever

    • B. 

      (B) much more

    • C. 

      (C) more than

    • D. 

      (D) even more

  • 6. 
    106. The company spokesperson said that the company has reported a drop in net income for five _______ quarters.
    • A. 

      (A) constant

    • B. 

      (B) following

    • C. 

      (C) consecutive

    • D. 

      (D) immediate

  • 7. 
    107. LCG Corp. is involved in the manufacture, sale, and _______ of its own home appliances items.
    • A. 

      (A) repetition

    • B. 

      (B) exception

    • C. 

      (C) distribution

    • D. 

      (D) solution

  • 8. 
      108. Follow _______ steps listed on the first page of the manual and your username does not have to be the same as your website address.
    • A. 

      (A) most of

    • B. 

      (B) all

    • C. 

      (C) much

    • D. 

      (D) almost

  • 9. 
    109. To stay with local people and gain practical experience, Volunteer helpers work an average of 4 hours per day _______ food and accommodation.
    • A. 

      A) in exchange for

    • B. 

      (B) exchanging of

    • C. 

      (C) with exchange

    • D. 

      (D) exchanges

  • 10. 
    110. Due to the students with nut allergies, when bringing shared food to school, please _______ from bringing food that contains nuts of any kind.
    • A. 

      (A) result

    • B. 

      (B) benefit

    • C. 

      (C) refrain

    • D. 

      (D) succeed

  • 11. 
    111. The discounted _______ for the Auto Show are valid for admission on weekdays from February 2 to 10.
    • A. 

      (A) tickets

    • B. 

      (B) ticketing

    • C. 

      (C) ticketed

    • D. 

      (D) ticket

  • 12. 
    112. We, at HTL are _______ that the new project of the company will succeed.
    • A. 

      (A) convincing

    • B. 

      (B) convinces

    • C. 

      (C) convinced

    • D. 

      (D) convincement

  • 13. 
    113. The new video game “Super Junior” will be released ________ three weeks.
    • A. 

      (A) by

    • B. 

      (B) with

    • C. 

      (C) from

    • D. 

      (D) in

  • 14. 
    114. The following companies have indicated that they will be _______ new products at their booth for this year’s event.
    • A. 

      (A) introduce

    • B. 

      (B) introducing

    • C. 

      (C) introduced

    • D. 

      (D) introduces

  • 15. 
    115. The supervisor _______ advised his staff to attend the monthly staff development seminar.
    • A. 

      (A) he

    • B. 

      (B) him

    • C. 

      (C) his

    • D. 

      (D) himself

  • 16. 
    116. If you pay on a cash basis, you can take advantage _______ a 5 percent discount.
    • A. 

      (A) on

    • B. 

      (B) with

    • C. 

      (C) from

    • D. 

      (D) of

  • 17. 
    117. Every effort is _______ to solve the problems we are experiencing at the moment.
    • A. 

      (A) make

    • B. 

      (B) making

    • C. 

      (C) being made

    • D. 

      (D) makes

  • 18. 
    118. International Cooperative Nursery School will be closed for the _______ of the week.
    • A. 

      (A) remaining

    • B. 

      (B) remainder

    • C. 

      (C) remained

    • D. 

      (D) remain

  • 19. 
    119. The school’s educational philosophy is based on the premise that children learn _______ hands-on involvement with activities which they are motivated to learn.
    • A. 

      (A) through

    • B. 

      (B) by

    • C. 

      (C) for

    • D. 

      (D) since

  • 20. 
    120. The study is subject to a thorough review by specialists in the field ________ the publication.
    • A. 

      (A) in fact

    • B. 

      (B) former

    • C. 

      (C) prior to

    • D. 

      (D) wherever

  • 21. 
    121. _____ of the people in this interview wanted to disclose their name so I could not tape the interview or take pictures for this reason.
    • A. 

      (A) None

    • B. 

      (B) Anyone

    • C. 

      (C) Whoever

    • D. 

      (D) Something

  • 22. 
    122. Children will only be admitted into the concert stadium _______ accompanied by an adult.
    • A. 

      (A) unless

    • B. 

      (B) now that

    • C. 

      (C) since

    • D. 

      (D) if

  • 23. 
    123. Those attending the seminar next week need to contact Ms. Simpson to _______  flight arrangements.
    • A. 

      (A) discuss about

    • B. 

      (B) talk

    • C. 

      (C) talk to

    • D. 

      (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about (D) talk about

  • 24. 
    124. Governor Carcieri Asked who was in _______ during the snowstorm in his absence.
    • A. 

      (A) appreciation

    • B. 

      (B) charge

    • C. 

      (C) description

    • D. 

      (D) apologies

  • 25. 
    125. In August 2007 the Post Office began an _______ program selling the plus Zip Code extension to businesses.
    • A. 

      (A) experiment

    • B. 

      (B) experimental

    • C. 

      (C) experiments

    • D. 

      (D) experimented

  • 26. 
    126. Absenteeism is the habit of _______ being away from work or school, usually without a good reason.
    • A. 

      (A) frequent

    • B. 

      (B) frequently

    • C. 

      (C) frequency

    • D. 

      (D) frequented

  • 27. 
    127. NeonHorizon is a small web design company based in Milton Keynes, which specializes in clear and to the _______ websites for small businesses.
    • A. 

      (A) grade

    • B. 

      (B) feet

    • C. 

      (C) point

    • D. 

      (D) spot

  • 28. 
    128. By the time the technicians discovered the computer problems, most of the important files _______.
    • A. 

      (A) had been disappeared

    • B. 

      (B) will have disappeared

    • C. 

      (C) disappear

    • D. 

      (D) had disappeared

  • 29. 
    129. 90 percent of the respondents said they would undertake the research and development projects as _______ in order to strengthen productivity.
    • A. 

      (A) plan

    • B. 

      (B) planning

    • C. 

      (C) planned

    • D. 

      (D) plans

  • 30. 
    130. The company has launched an internal inquiry into the disappearance of a computer disk thought to contain highly _______ client information.
    • A. 

      (A) sensitive

    • B. 

      (B) courteous

    • C. 

      (C) affordable

    • D. 

      (D) competitive

  • 31. 
    131. The on- campus stationery is entirely run by students under the _______ of a few faculty members.
    • A. 

      (A) attendance

    • B. 

      (B) sight

    • C. 

      (C) provision

    • D. 

      (D) supervision

  • 32. 
    132. _______ a low-price policy, we will offer competitive prices and quality services to the customers.
    • A. 

      (A) According to

    • B. 

      (B) Further

    • C. 

      (C) Instead

    • D. 

      (D) However

  • 33. 
    133. Our agency has been _______ with the responsibility of gathering all pertinent information.
    • A. 

      (A) appointed

    • B. 

      (B) hired

    • C. 

      (C) obligated

    • D. 

      (D) charged

  • 34. 
    134. The audience thanked her with six standing ovations, which was _______ remarkable considering that the concert was nearly canceled.
    • A. 

      (A) most of

    • B. 

      (B) all the more

    • C. 

      (C) many more

    • D. 

      (D) too much

  • 35. 
    135. The company always sends invoices ________  from the book orders unless requested otherwise by the buyer.
    • A. 

      (A) jointly

    • B. 

      (B) separately

    • C. 

      (C) diversely

    • D. 

      (D) partially (D) partially (D) partially (D) partially

  • 36. 
    136. CHJ`s affiliates this year dropped to 64 from 97 as it _______ sold or merged some operations.
    • A. 

      (A) both

    • B. 

      (B) either

    • C. 

      (C) and

    • D. 

      (D) or

  • 37. 
    137. Recent economic indicators suggest _______ private spending, slowly recovering from a two-year slump, is gaining momentum.
    • A. 

      (A) for

    • B. 

      (B) that

    • C. 

      (C) what

    • D. 

      (D) how

  • 38. 
    138. _______ we had done for the last six months was a great achievement and an important step for SAT Committee members.
    • A. 

      (A) that

    • B. 

      (B) what

    • C. 

      (C) when

  • 39. 
    139. Google said it planned to notify users _______ access had been restricted on certain search terms.
    • A. 

      (A) when

    • B. 

      (B) what

    • C. 

      (C) which

    • D. 

      (D) where

  • 40. 
    140. The negotiations have been delayed due to differences on _______ to publicize the negotiations.
    • A. 

      (A) that

    • B. 

      (B) whether or not

    • C. 

      (C) because

    • D. 

      (D) if

  • 41. 
    Dear Sirs   Translation Brochure   I should be grateful if you would send _______ your brochure and price list about your translation services.
    • A. 

      141. (A) we

    • B. 

      (B) ours

    • C. 

      (C) us

    • D. 

      (D) ourselves

  • 42. 
    We are_________ developing our web sites and are interested in translating these into five languages
    • A. 

      142. (A) instantly

    • B. 

      (B) currently

    • C. 

      (C) eagerly

    • D. 

      (D) quickly

  • 43. 
    _______ from English. I look forward to hearing from you.   Yours faithfully   Andrea Philips   Andrea Philips Marketing Manager  
    • A. 

      (A) apart

    • B. 

      (B) among

    • C. 

      (C) against

    • D. 

      (D) benefit (D) benefit (D) benefit

  • 44. 
    Questions 144-146 refer to the following welcome letter.   Dear Adrienne,   Welcome to our Team!   It is a pleasure to welcome you to the staff of KC Electronics. We are excited to have you join our team, and we hope that you will enjoy working with our company.   On the first Monday of each month we _______ a special staff lunch to welcome any new employees.
    • A. 

      (A) will hold

    • B. 

      (B) hold

    • C. 

      (C) holding

    • D. 

      (D) held

  • 45. 
    Please be sure to come next week to meet all of our senior staff and any other new staff members who have joined us this month. Alice Peters will e-mail you with further _______.
    • A. 

      145. (A) details

    • B. 

      (B) detail

    • C. 

      (C) detailing

    • D. 

      (D) detailed

  • 46. 
    If you have any questions during your training period, please _______ hesitate to contact me. You can reach me at my email address or on my office line at 340-2222.146. Warm regards, Jackie Jackie Morris, Sales Manager
    • A. 

      146. (A) not

    • B. 

      (B) do not

    • C. 

      (C) no

    • D. 

      (D) none

  • 47. 
    Questions 147-149 refer to the following e-mail.   Dear Mrs. Waters,   I am writing to provide formal notice of my resignation from Fielders Pharmacy. My last day will be February 14th, 2009.   I trust that two weeks is sufficient notice for you to find a_________ for my position.
    • A. 

      147. (A) complaint

    • B. 

      (B) receipt

    • C. 

      (C) replacement

    • D. 

      (D) promotion

  • 48. 
    I would be _______ to help train the individual you choose to take my place.
    • A. 

      (A) please

    • B. 

      (B) pleased

    • C. 

      (C) pleasing

    • D. 

      (D) pleases

  • 49. 
    Thank you for employing me for the past three years. My experience as clerk, supervisor, and floor manager has been very _______ and I'm confident that I will use many of the skills I have learned at Fielders in the future If you have any concerns, please contact me at my personal email address. All the best,   Annie Wright  
    • A. 

      149. (A) notable

    • B. 

      (B) positive (= good or useful)

    • C. 

      (C) cautious

    • D. 

      (D) prevalent

  • 50. 
    Dear Valued Customer:   Our records show that you have been a customer of PJ Party Inc. _______ our grand opening last year. We would like
    • A. 

      150. (A) whether

    • B. 

      (B) despite

    • C. 

      (C) since

    • D. 

      (D) although

  • 51. 
    To thank you for your business by inviting you to our preferred customer Spring Extravaganza this Saturday.   Saturday's sales event is by invitation _______. All of our stock, including pajamas and bedding will be marked down
    • A. 

      . (A) only

    • B. 

      (B) just

    • C. 

      (C) through

    • D. 

      (D) still

  • 52. 
    From 50-80% off.* Doors open at 9:00 AM sharp. Complimentary coffee and donuts will be served. Public admission will commence at noon.   In addition, please accept the enclosed $10 gift certificate to use with your purchase of $75 or more.   We look forward to seeing you at PJ's on Saturday. Please bring this invitation with you and _______ it at the door. Sincerely, Linda Lane
    • A. 

      152. (A) permit

    • B. 

      (B) represent

    • C. 

      (C) present

    • D. 

      (D) express