Thursday, May 31, 2007

047. It is everybody's knowledge that Bert is Jimmy's crony.

1. It is everybody's knowledge that Bert is Jimmy's crony.
(A) foe
(B) buddy; chum
(C) opponent
(D) counterpart

2. Being a stranger in town, he inadvertently took a crooked road.
(A) straightforward
(B) undeviating
(C) winding
(D) direct

3. The bushman crouched behind a rock and watched the white men.
(A) crawled
(B) stooped
(C) scuttled
(D) strutted

4. During the stagflation, the company was undergoing a crucial test.
(A) chronic
(B) trivial
(C) invalid
(D) critical

5. Their nation has stood the crucible of war.
(A) severe test
(B) crucification
(C) agony
(D) anguish

6. I wonder if he understands the crux of the matter.
(A) crumble
(B) core
(C) crunch
(D) crumple

7. The mother cuddled her baby in her arms.
(A) fondled
(B) squeezed
(C) raved
(D) ravished

8. The cop beat the mad dog with a cudgel.
(A) branch
(B) bar
(C) short, thick stick
(D) whip

9. The stranger took his cue from the actions of the natives.
(A) hint
(B) note
(C) demand
(D) command

10. Chinese cuisine is known all over the world.
(A) culture
(B) virtue
(C) ethics
(D) style of cooking

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