16. - It was said that the lost plane had possibly landed on_______ island.
- Do you believe_______ news?
A. a; the B. the; / C. an; the D. an; a
17. I'm sorry I didn't phone you, but I've been very busy_______ the past few weeks.
A. after B. with C. among D. over
18. You need two years of teaching_______ to get this job.
A. information B. experience C. knowledge D. condition
19. - Do you know Lucy well?
- Of course I do. We've been good friends_______ ten years ago.
A. for B. since C. after D. until
20. Your house is always so tidy - how do you_______ it with three children?
A. manage B. produce C. train D. plan
21. You_______ buy a gift, but you can if you want to.
A. must B. mustn't C. have to D. don't have to
22. We'll never give up_______ on the project no matter how difficult it is.
A. work B. to work C. working D. worked
23. - Have you heard about the missing flight?
- Sure, it_______ the only thing on the news these days.
A. would be B. shall be C. has been D. will be
24. - Millie, could you give me some advice? I don't know_______.
- Why don't you wear this red shirt?
A. when to wear B. what to wear
C. how to wear D. where to wear
25. I'm not sure whether I can hold a party in the open air, because it_______ the weather.
A. cares about B. depends on C. leads to D. agrees with
26. - Did you see the sports star last Sunday?
- No. I was too late. When I rushed to the hall, it was_______.
A. silent B. crazy C. rare D. empty
27. How terrible the air is now! We_______ have a blue sky.
A. used not to B. are not used to C. used to D. are used to
28. - The World Cup_______ once every four years.
- So the next World Cup will be in 2018.
A. has only held B. was only held
C. will only be held D. is only held
29. - Having many helpers makes a task easier and faster to finish.
- I think so_______.
A. Many hands make light work B. Practice makes perfect
C. The early bird catches the worm D. Actions speak louder than words
30. Which of the answers is NOT right for the conversation?
- Thank you very much for your time. -_______.