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1.   China’s entry into the World Trade Organization has as important a meaning to China as

           the U.S.

A. which does to                                  B. it has

C. it does to                                          D. what it is

2.   After a lengthy discussion, the experts finally            up with suggestions for resolving the economic crisis.

A. came                 B. set                   C. caught                      D. gave

3.   --- You know that you were driving at 100 kilometres per hour, don’t you?

--- No, officer, I            have been. This car can’t do more than 80.

A. mustn’t                B. shouldn’t         C. may not          D. couldn’t

4.   --- Mr Black, I just can’t get my car started. I think there’s something wrong with the engine.

--- Oh, let me see. Ah, that is not            it is. Actually, your car has used up all the petrol.

A. why                     B. when               C. where             D. which

5.   --- What are you reading?

--- Some books on            education, I’m now interested in            education of young

children.

A. / ; /                       B. the; /                C. the; the            D. /; the

6.   Although punctual (守时) himself, the professor was quite used            late for his lectures.

A. to have students                              B. for students’ being

C. for students to be                    D. to students’ being

7.   --- Oh, it’s you! I didn’t recognize you.

--- I            my hair cut, and I            dark glasses.

A. had; was wearing                            B. have had; am wearing

C. had; wore                                        D. have had; wear

8.   Studies show that the things that contribute most to a sense of happiness cannot be bought,

           a good family life, friendship and work satisfaction.

A. for example                                     B. in view of

C. in case of                                       D. such as

9.   All things           , the planned trip has to be called off.

A. considered                                      B. be considered

C. considering                                     D. having considered

10.The course normally attracts 20 students per year,            up to half will be from overseas.

A. in which                                           B. for whom

C. with which                                        D. of whom

11.           these periodicals (期刊)            well?

A. Were; sold          B. Are; selling      C. Are; sold                  D. Have; sold

12.He had little idea that it was getting so late,           ?

A. didn’t he               B. wasn’t it           C. did he                       D. was it

13.Jose de San Martin was born in            today is Argentina, on February 25, 1778.

A. which                   B. what                C. that                           D. where

14.A teacher must see to it that every one of his students develops           .

A. extremely            B. fairly                C. hurriedly                   D. properly

15.--- Are you sure you can help me find            bed for my new house?

--- Of course, but not now. I’m heading for            bed and a good sleep.

A. a; a                      B. a; /                  C. the; a                        D. a; the

16.--- It’s five years since I lived in San Francisco.

---           ?

A. Were you used to living here B. Where are you living now

C. How long have you been here        D. Are you going to stay here longer

17.The boy            the ball and            a man.

A. run to; knocked into                         B. ran to; knocked upon

C. ran for; knocked into                       D. ran for; knocked at

18.           full preparations, we decided to put off the meeting till next week.

A. We did not make                   B. To have not made

C. We had not made                           D. Not having made

19.It was not until dark            he found            he thought was the correct way

to solve the problem.

A. that; what             B. that; that C. when; what               D. when; that

20.           proud the Wangs were            their bright son!

A. How; for               B. What; of          C. How; of                     D. What; of

21.Smoking, if           , will do you great harm.

A. continuing            B. to continue                C. continued                 D. continues

22.          , so she had to be sent to the hospital.

A. Being ill                B. She was seriously ill

C. She being ill         D. Having been ill

23.Which of the following can not be used to complete this sentence:

Is this the book            you borrowed from the library?

A. that                       B. which                       C. /                                D. the one

24.As time went on, Einstein’s theory            right.

A. suggested           B. proved                     C. insisted                     D. was proved

25.I like to get up early so that I can get plenty of work            before lunch.

A. done                    B. to do                         C. doing                        D. being done

26.--- I’m sorry I can’t hand in my composition today.

--- But you            me you            to hand it in today.

A. have promised; were going                          B. promised; were going

C. had promised; would                                   D. have promised; are going

27.Will you see to            that my children are taken good care of while I’m away?

A. them                         B. yourself                    C. me                           D. it

28.           the window, my finger was cut unexpectedly.

A. Cleaning                   B. To clean                   C. While cleaning         D. While I was cleaning

29.--- Tom, you make bed before breakfast,           ?

--- All right, Mum.

A. don’t you                  B. doesn’t he                C. will you                     D. do you

30.Whom is it that you’d rather            to, David or me?

A. to speak                   B. have spoken            C. have speak              D. speak

31.           as the best one in the city, the school was praised by the government.

A. Regarding               B. Regarded                 C. Being regarded        D. Having been regarded

32.--- This is Li Ping speaking.

--- Hi, Li Ping, please stay at home, I’ll            you at 7 o’clock and we’ll go to the

cinema together.

A. call for                      B. wait for                      C. look for                     D. care for

33.It was nearly 11 p.m.            he arrived there from his office.

A. that                           B. when                        C. until                           D. while

34.---Do you have any idea what Hawk does all day?

--- I know he spends at least as much time watching TV as he           .

A. does writing              B. writes                       C. is writing                   D. spends to write

35.John’s mother bought her a            skirt on her birthday.

A. Chinese beautiful blue silk                    B. Chinese blue beautiful silk

C. beautiful blue Chinese silk                    D. beautiful blue silk Chinese

36.           the reporter come in and            you give an interview to him right now?

A. Shall; would             B. Will; will                    C. Can; would             D. Need; can

37.--- When are you leaving?

--- My plane            at 10:45.

A. takes off                    B. took off                      C. will take off                D. is about to take off

38.The washing mashing for which I            2,000 yuan is            the money.

A. spent; worth                                                   B. paid; very worth

C. cost; well worth                                              D. paid; good value for

39.--- Sugar            milk?

--- Only milk, please,            I used to like sugar.

A. and; and                   B. or; and                     C. and; but           D. or; but

40.The reason            he explained is not at all            I expected.

A. why; that                   B. that; that           C. that; what         D. which; that

41.The theory Einstein stuck to            true.

A. was proved              B. proved                     C. prove              D. proving

42.We doubt            Jack will            his promise.

A. that; carry out                                                B. whether; carry out   

C. that; insist on                                                  D. whether; insist on

43.Realizing that his mother wouldn’t            up until one o’clock, the boy had to prepare lunch

           his own.

A. come; of                   B. appear; by               C. get; for             D. turn; on

44.Who would you rather            with you to the cinema?

A. have to go                B. have go                    C. have gone      D. go

45.The cook            the egg            on the table was            by him.

A. lied; laid; lain             B. lied; laid; laid             C. laid; lay; lied             D. lays; lying; lain

46.           we have finished the course, we shall start doing more revision work.

A. For                           B. Now that                   C. Ever since               D. By now

47.--- Don’t be disappointed. Have another go, OK?

---           .

A. With pleasure           B. My pleasure            C. No problem              D. Good idea

48.Her face gave her            when she told a lie.

A. off                             B. away                        C. up                             D. out

49.Once lost,           .

A. it’s hard to get such a chance again             B. to get such a chance will be difficult

C. we can never get such a chance again        D. such a chance might never come again

50.--- The disease she suffers from is not easy to cure.

--- I know, but is she            better?

A. much                       B. little                           C. even                         D. any

51.Could it be in the restaurant in            you had dinner with me yesterday            you

left behind your keys and your wallet?

A. that; which                B. which; that                C. where; that               D. that; where

52.--- Are all the names in your class            here?

--- Yes, all            mine.

A. listed; include           B. listing; includes         C. listed; including         D. being listed; being include

53.In the 1940’s a group of scientists in England            on the platform of freezing cells without

damaging them.

A. worked                     B. were working           C. had been working    D. have been working

54.--- I always look out when crossing the street.

--- You’re right. You can’t be too           .

A. nervous                   B. careful                      C. hurried                     D. careless

55.--- How did you            the movie last night?

--- Oh, both interesting and instructive.

A. find                           B. consider                   C. think                         D. feel

56.As far as I know, Miss Han is such a good teacher            the students all love and respect.

A. whose                      B. as                           C. which                       D. that

57.--- I’d like to go to the cinema with you, Dad.

--- Sorry, my darling, but the film is            for grown-ups only.

A. admitted          B. promised                 C. permitted                  D. intended

58.We should prevent pollution            happily.

A. from living                B. to live                        C. from being lived       D. to living

59.           is it            has made Peter            he is today?

A. What; that; that          B. That; that; what         C. What; what; that        D. What; that; what

60.--- Did you check the progress of the project yourself?

---           .

A. Yes, I had                B. Yes, I checked        C. No, I had it checked D. Yes, I had it checked

61.--- It is weeks since he was drunk.

--- So it is.           .

A. We haven’t seen him drunk for weeks         B. He has been drunk for weeks

C. He has never been drunk                   D. He had been drunk for weeks.

62.Where is my umbrella? It seems           .

A. to have lost               B. to have missed        C. to have disappeared         D. to be disappeared

63.All the pop stars            to England or the USA for free.

A. flied                           B. were flown                C. were flied                  D. had flown

64.She            on her way to school. I just called her home and got no answer.

A. should be                 B. might have been      C. must be                    D. could have been

65.--- Does your brother always work so hard?

--- Yes,            he catches a cold or has a fever sometimes.

A. whenever                 B. no matter how C. although          D. even though

66.He wanted some more apples but there was            left in the basket.

A. none                         B. something                C. all                             D. no one

67.He must be            at his failure, for his            expression can tell us.

A. surprised; surprising                                     B. surprising; surprised

C. surprised; surprised                                     D. surprising; surprising

68.The war with Japan lasted eight years            the Chinese won.

A. before                       B. until                           C. since                        D. after

69.The old cloth has a            of red and white squares and it can be made into blouses.

A. sign                          B. signal                       C. form                         D. pattern

70.Out            after the door was opened.

A. did the dog run         B. ran the dog               C. the dog ran               D. had the dog run

71.I            when you rang me up last night.

A. must be sleeping                                           B. must have slept      

C. must have been sleeping                              D. should have slept

72.Kate is always two hours late. What            to her?

A. can have happened                             B. may have happened

C. should have happened                                 D. must have happened

73.Is this village            you once stayed?

A. the one                     B. where                     C. which                       D. that

74.When you read books, you’d better make a mark            you have any questions.

A. at which                    B. at where                   C. the place where       D. where

75.When someone says, “Well, I guess I’ll have to face            music,” it doesn’t mean he is

planning to go to            concert.

A. the; the                     B. a; a                           C. the; a                        D. a; the

76.She will not join us,            the case.

A. as well may be        B. as may well be        C. as well as is             D. as well as may be

77.Don’t get that ink on your coat, for it           .

A. isn’t washing out      B. doesn’t wash out      C. won’t wash out         D. won’t be washing out

78.---Shall I tell Mary how to improve her English?

--- Yes, but            of suggestions may discourage her.

A. a too long list            B. too long a list            C. list too long               D. a list of too long

79.Please wait for me            the two roads meet.

A. the place where       B. at the place which    C. where                       D. there where

80.The wining team was            with a silver cup.

A. offered                      B. presented                 C. awarded                   D. supplied

81.The situation is worsening. In my opinion, such means           .

A. is worthy of consideration                    B. are worthy to be considered

C. is worth considering                             D. are worth to be considered

82.The weather here is pleasant,            the season is.

A. whenever                 B. however                   C. whatever                  D. whichever

83.--- Where can I get this medicine?

--- At            chemist’s. It’s on sale everywhere.

A. any                           B. each                         C. some                       D. certain

84.You cannot be            careful when you drive a car.

A. very                         B. too                            C. so                             D. quite

85.Chinese            the largest percentage of the population of Macao.

A. add up                      B. hold up                     C. set up                       D. make up

86.--- How is the wounded worker?

--- He            though the doctor made every effort to save him.

A. had died                   B. died                          C. was dying                D. would die

87.--- You are not worried about your English, are you?

--- No, certainly not. Not Chinese, not maths, and            English.

A. as far as                   B. at the least                C. best of all                  D. least of all

88.Who can you imagine             in the room?

A. was locked              B. locked                      C. to be locked             D. be locked

89.The meeting is to begin at 4:00 p.m., and we are             to be there a bit earlier.

A. invited                       B. communicated         C. supposed                 D. determined

90.The way you thought of             the river clean made very good sense.

A. making                     B. to  make                            C. how to make            D. having made

91.Spend your time just on the things you find            .

A. them worth doing     B. worth being done     C. worth doing              D. are worth doing

92.           called you just now, but she didn’t tell me her full name.

A. A Miss Brown                   B. Miss Brown             C. The Miss Brown     D. That Miss Brown

93.--- Do you know            of them?

--- No, I know Mr and Mrs Johnson.

A. both                          B. all                             C. either                        D. any

94.We can’t get the car           . We need someone            us.

A. to go; to help             B. going; to help            C. going; helping D. gone; to help

95.--- Are you about to have dinner?

--- Yes, it            in the dining-room.

A. is serving                 B. serves                     C. is being served        D. is served

96.The driver has just been fined $10 for parking his car at a sign that            “No Parking”.

A. is read                      B. is written                   C. writes                       D. reads

97.Here            most people like talking about            English language.

A. the; the                     B. /; the                         C. the; /                         D. / ; /

98.The boss got            when he found the man had lied to him.

A. angrily                      B. unhappy                   C. excited                     D. cross

99.The research is so designed that once           , noting can be done to change it.

A. begins                      B. having begun           C. begun                       D. beginning

100.    Which of the following can not be the right choice to complete this sentence:

I was so tired that I fell asleep            my head touched the pillow.

A. at the moment B. the moment              C. as soon as               D. immediately

101.    He came            where I was hiding and my heart beat faster.

A. more closely to        B. much closer            C. rather closer to         D. quite closely to

102.    Mary isn’t            out at night because it’s not safe in the street after dark.

A. permitted                  B. let                             C. allowed                     D. promised

103.    --- Are you satisfied with what he did?

--- Sure. It couldn’t have been           .

A. worse                       B. better                        C. so good                    D. more better

104.    It is not whether you fail or not but whether you try or not           .

A. that cares                 B. which cares             C. that matters              D. what considers

105.    Brooke            a most interesting guide on our long journey to Mount Tai.

A. behaved                   B. practised                  C. conducted                D. proved

106.    --- Excuse me, are you going to buy            book?

--- Well, I need it for            class but it is too expensive.

A. the; a                        B. a; the                        C. a; /                            D. / ;  the

107.    --- Do you know where my address book is?

--- It            be in the cupboard. I think I saw it this morning.

A. can                           B. could                       C. will                            D. must

108.    Without proper lessons, you could            a lot of bad habits when playing the piano.

A. put up                       B. draw up                    C. pick up                     D. grow up

109.    I had just started back for the house to change my shoes            I heard voices.

A. as                             B. when                        C. after                          D. while

110.    Isn’t it time you            down to            those papers?

A. got; making              B. should get; make     C. get; write                   D. have got; have made

111.    They told me it would be cheap but            it cost me nearly $500.

A. as a result                B. in a word                  C. at last                        D. in fact

112.    I couldn’t move my legs. It was as if they            to the floor.

A. were stuck               B. had been stuck        C. had stuck                 D. would stick

113.    --- Will you be able to come tomorrow?

---            not,            I have so much to do.

A. Perhaps; because   B. Possibly; as             C. Maybe; since          D. Probably; for

114.    --- There isn’t any milk left.

--- Oh,           ? I’ll get some in town. I’m going there later on.

A. isn’t there                 B. is there                     C. isn’t                          D. is it

115.    The young teacher the president wants to have            the graduates is popular with the

students.

A. taught                       B. teach                        C. teaching                 D. to teach

116.    When he locked the door, he puts up a notice on it,            “Leave            on this

paper, please.”

A. which was read; word                                   B. reading; words

C. reading; word                                                D. read; words

117.    --- I want to go to the library, but I’m afraid I’m not in the right           .

---           . Go ahead.

A. way; No                   B. distance; No             C. street; Yes                D. direction; Yes

118.    I spent the whole day repairing the motorbike. The work was            easy.

A. nothing but                B. anything but              C. something except    D. all except

119.    --- Mary wants to see you, sir.            she come in or wait outside?

--- Let her in, please.

A. Will                           B. Does                        C. Must                        D. Shall

120.    It’s at 10 o’clock            President Bush gave the students a lecture.

A. when                        B. that                           C. before                       D. until

121.    What the students often suggest            more computer lessons.

A. having                     B. is to have                 C. they should have     D. is that they have

122.    --- Why didn’t you ring me up earlier?

--- I would have, but I            your telephone number.

A. had forgotten            B. have forgot               C. forgot                        D. forget

123.               to make this adventure course will certainly learn a lot of useful skills.

A. Brave enough students                                 B. Enough brave students

C. Students brave enough                                 D. Students enough brave

124.    I’d love            to the party last night, but I had to work extra hours to finish a report.

A. to go                         B. having gone             C. going                        D. to have gone

125.    It was at the very beginning            Mr. Fox made the decision            we should

 send more firefighters here.

 A. when; which          B. that; that           C. / ; that                       D. how; that

126.    --- What are your plans for the future?

---           

A. Sorry, I have no idea                                    B. I have decided to go there

C. It’s very clear that I’ll go there                       D. I think it good to be a teacher

127.    We can easily get from the computer            has been stored in it.

A. that                           B. what                         C. anything          D. whichever

128.    One thing he felt sorry for was that he never had the            of hearing him play the piano.

A. condition                   B. situation           C. chance                     D. opportunity

129.               his carelessness, he failed the examination.

A. In spite of                  B. Thanks to                 C. On account of D. Because

130.               he speaks softly is no proof that he is kind.

A. Since                       B. That                          C. Why                         D. Because

131.    After a few attempts, she had to            all ideas of becoming a concert pianist.

A. put away                  B. put forward               C. put through               D. put up

132.    We used to work in the same office and we            have coffee together.

A. should                      B. would                       C. could                        D. might

133.    It is widely believed that            Chinese are            hard-working people.

A. the; a                        B. \\ ; the                        C. the; the                     D. the; \\

134.    Your composition            well            a few spelling mistakes.

A. reads; besides         B. reads; except for      C. is read; besides       D. is read; except for

135.    ---            you like the car very much, why not drive it back?

--- Well, I can’t afford           .

A. Now that; that big a car                                  B. As; a that big car

C. Because; that a big one                                D. For; a big that

136.    Who did the teacher            an article for the wall newspaper?

A. has write                  B. has written                C. have written              D. have write

137.    You mustn’t fill in the form            pencil but            ink.

A. in; with                      B. with; in                      C. in; in                         D. with a; with

138.    The school            those guests visited last week is the one            I studied for

three years.

A. \\ ; which                   B. where; in which        C. that; which                D. which; where

139.               friends Betty had made there were all invited to her birthday party.

A. The few of                B. Few                          C. The few                    D. A few

140.    Shortly after we           , a waiter came over to our table with a smile.

A. seated                      B. were seated             C. sat ourselves           D. took places    

141.    What he has done is far from           .

A. satisfactory               B. satisfied                    C. satisfaction               D. satisfying

142.    The manager has            to improve the working conditions in the company.

A. permitted                  B. allowed                     C. promised                 D. accepted

143.    It must have rained last night,            the ground is wet this morning.

A. because                   B. as                             C. since                        D. for

144.    Chinese people are one of the friendliest that I have ever met in all my           .

A. journeys                   B. trips                          C. travels                      D. tours

145.    Loulan City is not at all            a traveller who has never seen the desert before can expect.

A. what                         B. that                           C. which                       D. where

146.    It’s too late to set out for watching the sunrise now;            it’s starting to rain.

A. besides                    B. meanwhile               C. however                   D. anyhow

147.    --- You look tired. What happened?

--- I            non-stop until 5 o’clock this morning.

A. have been working  B. have worked            C. was working            D. had worked

148.               the end of last term, everybody here in the school, I think has taken at least eight

maths tests.

A. By                                     B. Since                       C. At                              D. From

149.    No matter how frequently           , the works of Shakespeare always attract large audience.

A. performing              B. to be performed       C. performed                D. being performed

150.    Michael never dreamt of            for him to be sent abroad very soon.

A. being a chance                                             B. there’s a chance     

C. there to be a chance                                     D. there being a chance

151.    So absorbed            in his work that he didn’t realize I was behind him.

A. did he                       B. was he                     C. he was                     D. he did

152.    With the development of Internet,            communication is done by regular mail.

A. less                          B. more                        C. little                           D. much

153.               the speed of life continues to increase, we are fast losing the art of enjoyment.

A. Now that                   B. As                                      C. When                       D. So long as

154.    --- Have you been here long?

---           .

A. No, not very             B. Not much                 C. Yes, only little           D. No, only yesterday

155.    I didn’t expect them            for me when I arrived there so late.

A. to wait                       B. to be waiting             C. to have waited D. to have been waiting

156.    It was true            Alice did surprised her mother.

A. that what                   B. that that                     C. all which                   D. all what

157.               by lots of wild flowers, the farm house looks more attractive.

A. Surrounded                                                   B. Being surrounded   

C. Having surrounded                                      D. Having been surrounded

158.    --- What            you the chance to see the film?

A. spent                       B. took                          C. cost                          D. paid

159.    A native English speaker            limited English speakers finds it hard to talk with African

people even though they speak English too.

A. is used to deal with                                        B. used to deal with

C. is used to dealing with                                   D. used to dealing with

160.    My father told me to keep            whenever I met with danger.

A. still                            B. calm                         C. silent                         D. quiet

161.    You need special personal            to work as a nurse.

A. quality                       B. patience          C. character                 D. skill

162.    As a scholar, he devoted himself            for the laws of nature and society.

A. to make out              B. to reaching out         C. to stay up                 D. looking up

163.    John has a lot of work to            in the office since he has been away for quite a few days.

A. take up                     B. make up                  C. bring up                    D. join up

164.    It’s very hot and dry., but it            to be cool in the evening.

A. hopes                       B. wants                       C. promises                 D. expects

165.    As we can see, on the front wall of the classroom            three pictures.

A. hangs                       B. hang                         C. hanging                    D. hanged

166.    There were several friends of mine            me at the airport when I arrived.

A. met                           B. greet                         C. receive                     D. meeting

167.    It might rain tomorrow,            we’ll have to put off the sports meet until next Friday.

A. in case                     B. if possible                 C. in which case           D. in whose case

168.              , he can finish the task all by himself.

A. As he is a child        B. As a child he is        C. Child as he is           D. Child he is as

169.    There is            money and            people that I cannot finish the task as

scheduled.

A. so little; so few                                      B. such little; such few 

C. so little; such few                                           D. such little; so few

170.    It makes very good            to keep sheep or goats in hilly areas.

A. idea                          B. thought                     C. opinion                     D. sense

171.    She has many advantages            other graduates, so she was employed by Coca Cola

Company.

A. than                          B. over                         C. against                     D. along

172.    The dark clouds suggested that a heavy storm            on its way, so I suggested they

           home at once, but they refused.

A. should be; went        B. was ; went                C. was; go                    D. will be; would go

173.    --- Thank you ever so much for the book you sent me.

---           .

A. No, thanks               B. My pleasure            C. With pleasure           D. Please don’t say so

174.               it is to go for a picnic on such a fine day.

A. What a fun                B. What fun                   C. How funny                D. How a fun

175.    Information has been put forward            more middle school graduates will be admitted into

universities.

A. while                         B. as                             C. when                        D. that

176.    She couldn’t speak both English and French, but            is hard to believe.

A. she                           B. this                           C. that                           D. which

177.    If we can’t afford meat we shall have to            with fish

A. do                             B. go                             C. eat                            D. deal

178.    The old man            for days. Where do you think we could find him?

A. has lost                    B. has been gone         C. has gone                  D. has been going

179.    The service shop            him 30 yuan for repairing his TV set.

A. asked                       B. paid                          C. owed                        D. charged

180.    --- What did you say to Julia? I saw her crying in the room.

--- It            my fault. I told a joke when I met her.

A. must have been       B. should have been    C. oughtn’t to be            D. can’t have been

181.    --- What terrible weather!

--- Yes. It’s been raining for a fortnight, completely            our holiday.

A. ruined                       B. to ruin                       C. ruining                      D. to have ruined

182.    --- May I have a look at the menu?

--- Of course,           , sir.

A. don’t worry               B. it doesn’t matter        C. enjoy yourself D. take your time

183.    You’d better not phone the manager between 7 and 8 tomorrow evening; he            an

important meeting then.

A. will have                  B. would have              C. will be having           D. will have had

184.    The heavy rain            for several days and all the roads were flooded.

A. went on                    B. kept on                     C. fell down                   D. kept up

185.    The girl sang another popular song            our request.

A. at                              B. for                             C. in                              D. to

186.    Try it again, and you’ll make your           .

A. remark                     B. mark                        C. part                           D. succeed

187.               books I have on the shelf are borrowed from the school library.

A. Whatever                 B. Many                       C. That                          D. Which

188.    The headmaster requested that           .

A.  the school yard must be cleaned at once

B.  the students would clean the whole school again

C.  with more care the school would be cleaned

D.  the students do the cleaning at least once a week

189.    What she said upset you,           ?

A. didn’t you                 B. didn’t she                 C. didn’t it                      D. don’t you

190.    He must be from Africa,            can be seen from his skin.

A. this                           B. that                           C. it                               D. as

191.    Each time            he came to Xi’an, he would drip in to see me.

A. which                       B. when                        C. \\                                D. during

192.    We are allowed to ask three questions           .

A. at the time                 B. in one time               C. at a time          D. at one time

193.    I know nothing about the accident            I read in the newspaper.

A. except when            B. except for                 C. except that                D. except what

194.    Where            is still a question.

A. should the lab be built                                    B. should we have the lab built

C. the lab should be built                                    D. we should have built the lab

195.    His carelessness            him his life.

A. took                          B. lost                           C. missed                     D. cost

196.    We have to work twice as hard to            lost time.

A. make up                  B. make up for             C. make for                  D. make

197.    Suddenly an idea            the engineer.

A. struck                       B. hit                             C. beat                          D. came

198.    The man did not act out            the door; instead he was            on the ground.

A. break; laid                B. to break; lay             C. breaking; lying         D. breaking; lain

199.               and the oil would blow up.

A. If another minute would pass                        B. Another minute would past

C. Another minute should pass                         D. Another minute

200.    This hole is            that one.

A. as bigger as             B. the size as               C. bigger than               D. as bigger than

201.    You’d better            them an apology for coming late.

A. own                          B. owe                          C. save                         D. spare

202.    To shut your eyes to facts,            many of you do, is foolish.

A. as                             B. like                           C. so                             D. that

203.    More than one student            praised at the meeting.

A. were                         B. was                          C. have been                D. are to be

204.    I don’t suppose he’s finished the job,           ?

A. do you                      B. do I                          C. has he                      D. hasn’t he

205.    --- What is he like?

---           .

A. He likes swimming                                       B. He is very well

C. He is a college student                                  D. He is handsome

206.               in the air, this kind of steel becomes harder and harder.

A. Cooled                     B. Cooling                     C. Having cooled          D. Being cooled

207.    No one            in such easy work.

A. needs to help                                                 B. needs being helped

C. need helping                                                  D. needs to be helped

208.    I have nothing            to say.

A. less                          B. any more                 C. farther                       D. further

209.    They let us use their computer, and            we should give them the results of our research.

A. in return                    B. in the return              C. by turns                    D. in turn

210.    He orders you            not leave the room.

A. will                            B. /                                C. would                       D. shall

211.    --- What was the party like?

--- Wonderful. It’s years            I enjoyed myself so much.

A. after                          B. before                       C. when                        D. since

212.    I can’t stand            at the blind man.

A. you laughing            B. your laugh                C. you to laugh             D. you laugh

213.    This is the story I have            heard. It’s interesting, isn’t it?

A. ever                         B. never                       C. hardly                       D. often

214.    If you want to see a doctor, you fix a date with him ahead of time. That is a common           in

the United States.

A. sense                       B. practice                    C. rule                           D. reality

215.    --- So you have to leave now.

--- Yes, I           .

A. have to                     B. ought to                    C. do                             D. have

216.    ---            he come to see you?

--- Of course, please. And I’d rather he            me the truth.

A. Will; inform               B. Shall; told                 C. Should;  will say       D. Can; spoke

217.    --- I’m going to fetch the pot.

---           ! The pot is very hot.

A. Take care                B. Look out                   C. Be care                    D. Look at

218.    --- Have a cup of tea,           ?

--- Thanks a lot.

A. don’t you                  B. haven’t you              C. will you                             D. won’t you

219.    His mother thought it would be good for his character to            from home and earn some

money on his own.

A. run away                  B. take away                C. keep away               D. get away

220.    --- Excuse me, sir. Would you do me a favor?

--- Of course. What is it?

--- I            if you could tell me how to fill out this form.

A. had wondered          B. was wondering        C. would wonder D. did wonder

221.    Little Mary felt so cold, so she stood            to her mother.

A. close                        B. closely                     C. closed                      D. closing

222.    --- Mummy, can I put the peaches in the cupboard?

--- No, dear. They don’t            well. Put them in the fridge instead.

A. fit                               B. keep                         C. get                            D. last

223.    --- What do you want            those old boxes?

--- To put things in when I move to the new flat.

A. by                             B. for                             C. of                              D. with

224.    The key            the problem is to meet the demand            by the customers.

A. to solving; making    B. to solving; made      C. to solve; making      D. to solve; made

225.    Be careful when you cross this very busy street. If not, you may            over by a car.

A. have run                  B. get run                      C. become run             D. turn run

226.    Animals do not “talk” with words. They use smells, sounds and movements to communicate

with            animal.

A. any                           B. another                     C. each                         D. the other

227.    The company wasted            investing in out-of-date technology.

A. a million pound                                              B. millions of pounds

C. several millions of pounds                            D. a million of pounds

228.    Tony finished his meal,            the bill, and left the restaurant.

A. paying                      B. to check                   C. checking                  D. paid

229.               party secretary and            manager is to attend the meeting this afternoon.

A. A; a                          B. The; \\                       C. The; the          D. A; the

230.    The man introduced himself             007 and his real name is James Bond.

A. to                              B. into                           C. like                           D. as

231.    The couple lived a life free            worry.

A. at                              B. off                             C. from                         D. beyond

232.    --- I don’t like singing            dancing.

--- I don’t like singing            I like dancing.

A. and; but                    B. or; but                       C. or; and                     D. but; and

233.    There are so many kinds of TV sets on sale that I can’t decide            to buy.

A. what                         B. which                       C. how                          D. where

234.    Ten minutes earlier,            we could have caught the last bus.

A. or                             B. but                            C. and                           D. so

235.    I don’t doubt            my friend Smith will come to visit China soon.

A. that                           B. whether                    C. if                               D. when

236.    This is the same typewriter            we used.

A. as                             B. which                       C.  that                        D. what

237.    ---            they have missed the train?

--- Yes, they           .

A. May; may                B. Can; can                  C. May; may have       D. Can; may have

238.    --- Your telephone number again? I            quite catch it.

--- It’s 9568442.

A. didn’t                        B. couldn’t                    C. don’t                         D. can’t

239.    Don’t get off the bus until it           .

A. stopped                    B. has stopped             C. will stop                    D. stops

240.    --- Would you like me to turn down the radio a bit?

---           . I’m used to working with the radio on.

A. No, it’s all right                                               B. No, I don’t like it       

C. No, it doesn’t matter                             D. No, don’t mention it

241.    The fog was so heavy that we could hardly            the train in the distance.

A. make out                  B. make up                  C. make into                 D. make over

242.    You’d better take a rest. The sun will            you if you’re not careful.

A. shine                        B. iron                           C. burn                         D. tire

243.    --- You’ve made great progress in the study of English, haven’t you?

--- Yes, but much           .

A. remains to do                                                B. is remained

         C. is remained to be done                                 D. remains to be done

244.    If the work            by the end of the month is delayed, the sports meet will have to be put off.

A. to be completed       B. completed                C. is to complete D. will be completed

245.    I really must pay the electricity bill; I            it for weeks.

A. have held                 B. have received          C. have had                  D. have kept

246.    On my way home, I saw a thief            money from a lady by the police.

A. being caught stealing                                     B. having caught stealing

C. caught stealing                                              D. having been caught to steal

247.    While he was in his college days he used to            long hair.

A. dress                       B. wear                         C. remain                     D. grow

248.    Mike described to me            the accident happened.

A. why                          B. that                           C. how                          D. where

249.               in a heavy rain, the climbers had to stop climbing the mountain.

A. Catching                   B. Caught                     C. Having caught          D. To be caught

250.    Tom’s mother was always telling him what he should do, but            didn’t help.

A. it                               B. he                             C. she                           D. which

251.    --- Shall I invite Tom to my party?

 --- Yes, it’ll be nice if you           .

 A. did invite                 B. are                           C. do                             D. invited

252.    --- I just heard that the tickets for tonight’s show have been sold out.

---Oh no!           .

A. I was looking forward to that                          B. It doesn’t matter

C. I knew it already                                            D. It’s not at all interesting

253.    It was an exciting moment for those football fans this year,            for the first time in years

their team won the World Cup.

A. that                           B. while                         C. which                       D. when

254.               the general state of his health, it may take him a while to recover from the operation.

A. Given                       B. To give                     C. Giving                      D. Having given

255.    By            the heart            a pump, he helped the children to understand its

function.

A. compared; to           B. comparing; with       C. comparing; to           D. compared; with

256.    I was on the point of going out            it began to rain heavily.

A. when                        B. while                         C. as                             D. before

257.               is known to all, the Chinese language has the largest numbers of speakers.

A. It                               B. Which                      C. What                        D. As

258.    I know there is a coin in your left hand. But what’s in your            hand?

A. other                         B. another                     C. the other                   D. others

259.               many times, but he still doesn’t know how to do it.

A. Being told                 B. He has been told      C. Having told               D. Having been told

260.    They would rather spend time            than            in the street.

A. read; wander                                                 B. reading; wandering

C. in reading; to wander                                     D. reading; wander

261.    The doctors tried to laugh my mother            her fears about her coming operation.

A. from                         B. off[i]                             C. into                           D. against

262.    The injured died on            Thursday after            accident.

A. the; the                     B. \\ ; an                         C. the; an                      D. \\ ; the

263.    I didn’t like Lucy, who            without warning and bringing us presents.

A. always turned up                                           B. has always turned up

C. had always turned up                                    D. was always turning up

264.    --- John, you’ve never been to the Great Wall since you came to China, I’m afraid.

---           

A. No, I’ve just been there with Mary.               B. Yes, never. How about you?

C. No, but how I wish to!                                    D. Yes, but I’d like to as soon as possible.

265.    The nurse treated the naughty boy very kindly, but her patience            at last.

A. went down                B. used up                    C. got away                  D. gave out

266.    --- What if you           ?

--- I won’t be discouraged whether I           .

A. will lose; win or lose                             B. lose; will win or lose

C. lose; win or lose                                            D. will lose; will win or lose

267.    I’m not sure what time I’ll arrive, maybe half past seven or a quarter to eight.           , I’ll be

there as early as possible.

A. Anyhow                    B. However                  C. Thus                        D. Therefore

268.    He spoke for quite a while, but I was            puzzled about what he said.

A. not a little                   B. not a bit                     C. not too                      D. too much

269.    --- Did you enjoy yourself at the party?

--- Sorry to say I didn’t. It was            a meeting than a party.

A. more or less            B. rather like                 C. less of                     D. more of

270.    --- Why didn’t you give me a ring?

--- I           , but later I forgot.

A. meant to                   B. meant phoning         C. meant to phone        D. meant to have

271.    Della’s going to join us,            was agreed the day before yesterday.

A. it                               B. that                           C. what                         D. as

272.    --- Have a nice dream.

---           .

A. Yes, I will                  B. You too                     C. All right                     D. Thank you anyway

273.    You can never imagine what great difficulty I have            your house.

A. found                        B. to find                        C. finding                       D. for finding

274.    Why did you throw the bottle out of the window? You            somebody.

A. might hurt                 B. could have hurt        C. would hurt                D. must have hurt

275.    I came here very late last night,            early this morning.

A. at latest                     B. on the whole             C. in a word                  D. or rather

276.    You look not a bit older than you did 5 years ago. How do you            so young?

A. change                     B. grow                         C. become                   D. stay

277.    Everything            into consideration, they ought to have another chance.

A. to take                      B. taken                        C. to be taken               D. taking

278.    The words of his old teacher left a            impression on his mind. He is still affected by

them.

A. lasting                       B. lively                         C. long                          D. real

279.    Well,            I think you’ve helped me. I must thank you all the same.

A. now that          B. whenever                 C. however                   D. anyhow

280.    Quite a lot of people watch TV only to            time.

A. kill                             B. spend                       C. waste                       D. pass

281.    --- Mum, I’ve cut my finger. It’s bleeding.

---          .

A. Let me see               B. Don’t worry              C. Be careful                D. Let me have a look

282.               that my head had cleared, my brain was also beginning to work much better.

A. For                          B. Now                        C. Since                       D. As

283.    ---Excuse me. Can you spare me a few minutes?

---          .

A. What’s on                B. What’s up                C. What’s more            D. What is it

284.    Unfortunately, when I dropped in, Professor Li           , so we only had time for a few words.

A. just left                      B. has just left               C. had just left               D. was just leaving

285.    --- How could I thank you enough?

--- Don’t mention it. Any other man            that.

A. would do                  B. will do                       C. had done                  D. would have done

286.    I can            some noise while I’m studying, but I can’t stand loud noise.

A. put up with                B. get along with           C. catch up with            D. keep up with

287.    The British are not so familiar with different cultures and other ways of doing things,            

is often the case in other countries.

A. that                           B. as                             C. so                             D. it

288.    John told you that there wasn’t anyone in the room at that time,           ?

A. was there                 B. wasn’t there             C. didn’t he          D. did he

289.    The days            we spent together on the farm are not easy           .

A. when; to forget                                               B. which; to be forgotten

C. that; to forget                                                  D. \\ ; to be forgotten

290.    It matters little            a man dies, but            matter much is            he

lives.

A. how; what; how        B. how; it; how              C. why; it; why              D. that; what; that

291.    No agreement was reached in the discussion as neither side would give way to           .

A. the other                   B. another                     C. any other                  D. others

292.    Shining down out of a blue sky,           .

A. they were burnt by the fierce sun                  B. the sun burnt their skins

C. their pale skins were burnt by the sun D. the sun burning their pale skin

293.    --- There is someone at the door.

--- I wonder           . I expect it’s Peter.

A. who is it                    B. who it is                    C. who is he                 D. who he is

294.    --- Would you please lend me            paper to write            paper on?

--- Sorry, I don’t have any myself.

A. any; some               B. any; a                       C. a; some                   D. some; a

295.               he got home, he wrote a letter to me.

A. While                        B. Since                       C. The moment            D. As long as

296.               Germans like to drink beer.

A. Most                        B. The most                 C. Most of                     D. The most of the

297.    It is dangerous to let the children who are           go swimming in the river.

A. too young                 B. too young to             C. so young to              D. not old enough to

298.               he was unwilling to listen, I insist on giving my opinion.

A. If                               B. However                  C. No matter                 D. Even if

299.    “He gave me            $100!” he said with satisfaction.

A. no less than             B. no more than           C. something like          D. only

300.    Please tell me            you would like to have your coffee ––– black or white?

A. what                         B. where                       C. when                        D. how

301.    --- He failed his exam again.

--- But what did you           ? Had he ever been working hard?

A. think                         B. expect                      C. consider                   D. regard

302.    --- Lucy, you wash the clothes,            you?

--- Mom, can’t Lily do it? It’s her turn.

A. don’t                        B. can                         C. shall                         D. will

303.    I used to drink a lot of coffee but these days I            tea.

A. prefer                       B. am preferring           C. preferred                  D. have preferred

304.    --- What’s the matter?

--- The shoe don’t fit properly. They            my feet.

A. are hurt                    B. will hurt                     C. have hurt                  D. are hurting

305.    --- I heard Back Street Boys will sing at the New Theater.

--- Where did you           ?

A. pick that up[ii]             B. put that up                C. make that up            D. take that up

306.    All of the plants now raised on farms have been developed from plants            wild.

A. once they grew        B. they grew once        C. that once grew         D. once grew

307.    --- Will thirty dollars be enough?

--- Another twenty           .

A. will fine                      B. will enough               C. will fix                        D. will do

308.    What do you think of this piece of wood? I’m sure it will            a very good shelf.

A. will make                  B. is making                 C. is made                    D. can be made

309.    You’ll never learn to ride a bicycle if you don’t           .

A. practise                    B. drill                           C. train                          D. exercise

310.    --- What exercise do you do each day?

---           a cold shower every morning.

A. I’ve                           B. I’ve got                     C. I have                       D. I have got

311.    Short sight can be            by the use of suitable glasses.

A. fixed                         B. improved                 C. reduced                   D. corrected

312.    The cupboard filled with shoes fell over and it took half an hour to            up again.

A. couple                      B. match                       C. pick                          D. pair

313.    Except for a few apples left on the trees, the deer have eaten            in our garden.

A. anything          B. something                C. nothing                     D. everything

314.    Living in the central Australian desert has its problems,            getting water is not the least.

A. as                             B. for what                    C. of which          D. whose

315.    Children who are always            by their parents soon become selfish.

A. put away                  B. looked for                 C. given way to             D. dealt with

316.    The Bunsen Burner is so named because it is thought            by Robert Bunsen.

A. to be invented                                       B. having been invented       

C. invented                                               D. to have been invented

317.    --- Excuse me,          ?

--- That’s $32.50 altogether, Madame.

A. how much is the meal we’ve had                 B. take my order, please

C. could I have the bill, please                           D. would you please take the money

318.    This time she            careful enough, otherwise she would have failed again.

A. was                          B. should be                 C. is                              D. had been

319.    Mrs White found her husband surrounded by letters and papers and            much worried.

A. look                          B. looking                     C. to appear                  D. appeared

320.    --- Do you think I could borrow your bike?

---           .

A. Yes, you may borrow                                   B. Yes, you could

C. Yes, help to yourself                                      D. Yes, do please

321.    I first met Mary two years ago. She            at a company at that time.

A. has worked              B. was working            C. had worked              D. had been working

322.    After the flood, a new theatre was put up            there had once been a station.

A. that                           B. where                       C. which                       D. since

323.    Would you be            to step this way, please?

A. too kind                    B. so kind                     C. so kind as                D. as kind as

324.    It’s what he did            what he said that moved us.

A. except for                 B. but also                    C. instead                     D. rather than

325.               is no need to say anything to the other worker about that matter.

A. It                               B. There                       C. Whether there D. What

326.    We’ll start at six o’clock if it            raining by then.

A. stops                        B. will stop                    C. has stopped             D. is to stop

327.    --- Why is the new coat so large for me?

--- You            the wrong size.

A. must buy                                                       B. should have bought

C. might buy                                                      D. could have bought

328.    --- Jenny looks funny in miniskirts.

--- But you don’t know miniskirt are starting to           ?

A. come in                    B. turn back                  C. come round             D. come back

329.    The space shuttle Columbia broke into pieces over Texas as it returned to Earth on February 1st,

2003            all seven astronauts aboard.

A. having killed             B. killing                        C. killed                         D. being killed

330.    --- I want to ask you a question, sir.

---           ?

A. What                        B. What for          C. What about               D. How about

331.    --- Hello, may I have an appointment with the headmaster?

---            .

A. Sorry, he is busy at the moment                  B. No, you can’t

C. Certainly. Wait a minute                                 D. Let me see

332.    --- What’s the matter with you?

--- After the long walk, my legs            and I couldn’t go any further.

A. gave out                   B. gave off                    C. gave in                     D. gave up

333.               the students were hearing the exciting news!

A. How pleased            B. What a fun                C. How happily             D. What pleasure

334.    After a year’s raining, Zhang Jian succeeded in swimming across the English Channel          .

A. in the end                 B. in case                     C. once again               D. at last

335.    The man in the office looked at him and said that the college didn’t            colored people.

A. take                          B. receive                     C. allow                         D. enter

336.    Sally is said            in a foreign company, but I have no idea which company she worked in.

A. to work                     B. to have worked        C. to be working           D. to have been working

337.    Jane was            girl to express herself.

A. much too shy a        B. too much shy a        C. so a shy                   D. such a shy

338.    I told you that he would come to see you.

--- Actually I had little doubt            it was true.

A. whether                    B. if                               C. that                           D. since

339.    By the time you get to the airport, she            for New Zealand.

<A. would be leaving      B. has already left         C. is leaving                  D. will have left

340.    Sometimes the students may have            themselves.

A. difficulty expressing                              B. difficulty to express

C. difficulties in expressing                                 D. difficulties expressed

341.    --- Who’s that man talking with your teacher?

--- I don’t know. I            him before.

A. was never seeing                                         B. had never seen

C. never saw                                                     D. wouldn’t see

342.    Mrs Smith locked both the front and the back doors before she went to bed            that a

thief might steal into the house.

A. so                             B. for fear                      C. in case                     D. unless

343.    I carefully poured the liquid into the water, my classmates            anxiously beside me to

see what would happen.

A. stood                        B. standing          C. to stand                    D. were standing

344.    Tom insisted what he said            true and we insisted that he            and have a

look.

A. be; should go           B. be; would go            C. was; go                    D. was; would go

345.    --- Hey, Mr Smith, you’re wanted on            phone.

--- Who’s calling?

---            Mr Green. I don’t know who he is.

A. \\ ; A                          B. the; \\                         C. the; A                        D. \\ ; \\

346.              , they continued their discussion.

A. Having been left the guests                           B. The guests having been left

C. The guests having left                                   D. Left the guests

347.    The party was successful, but we thought it a pity not            you.

A. invite                         B. to invite                     C. inviting                      D. to have invited

348.    I haven’t seen you for a couple of days. What have you been up           ?

A. in                              B. to                              C. with                           D. for

349.    I advise you to take school seriously, otherwise you’ll have to go out and work           .

A. now and then           B. as a result                C. in a word                  D. at that moment

350.    --- Could you mail these letters for me please?

---            letters? Your friends are going to be very happy to hear from you again?

A. What                        B. Some                       C. More                        D. Different

351.    I lived with my sister this summer and didn’t have to pay rent. So I            save most of my

salary.

A. could                        B. would                       C. was able to               D. should

352.    --- You’d better keep quiet in class.

--- Sometimes I           . Yesterday, I was very quiet during my English class.

A. would                       B. do                             C. did                            D. have

353.    The old man had the            ability to say humorous things without hurting anybody.

A. fair                            B. rare                          C. seldom                     D. bare

354.    --- Aha, I’ve graduated from college, and as last I can say good-bye to English.

--- But if you            well in English at college, you’ll find international trade, which has much

to do with your future work, difficult to deal with.

A. haven’t done            B. hadn’t done              C. didn’t do          D. don’t do

355.    He spoke in such a high voice            at the farther end of the room.

A. as to be heard          B. to be heard               C. as to hear                 D. to hear

356.    How did it            that you did so much work in such a short time?

A. come across           B. come about              C. come out                  D. come up

357.    The speaker,            for her splendid speeches, was warmly received by the audience

A. having known          B. knowing                   C. known                      D. having been known

358.    Five minutes earlier,            we could have caught the last bus.

A. and                           B. but                            C. or                             D. so

359.    Attention please, everybody! Please keep            for a moment while I take your

photograph.

A. calm                         B. silent                         C. quiet                         D. still

360.    --- What do you think of what he did in class?

--- Why he did it was            my imagination.

A. beyond                     B. beside                      C. above                       D. without

361.    It’s not surprising that she is so tired,           , she is already at the age of eighty.

A. In all                         B. At all                         C. Above all                  D. After all

362.    We can            at the hotel, or with friends.

A. put over                    B. put up                       C. put away                  D. put off

363.    --- I’ll meet you outside the school gate in an hour, OK?

---           .

A. No, two hours later                                        B. Yes, that’s a good idea

C. OK, but I can manage                                  D. No, I don’t think so

364.    ---            the plane have taken off on time?

--- I’m afraid not. The fog was too thick then.

A. Would                      B. Should                     C. Can                          D. Must

365.    It is quite            that their team will win the game this evening.

A. sure                         B. right                          C. certain                      D. exact

366.    The internet, if properly           , holds the key to success in the 21st century.

A. to be managed         B. managing                 C. managed                 D. being managed

367.    It is out of            place to praise her on such            occasion.

A. the; \\                         B. \\ ; \\                            C. the; an                      D. \\ ; an

368.    They must have been enjoying themselves there, or they            so long.

A. can’t have stayed                                          B. wouldn’t have stayed

C. needn’t have stayed                                      D. couldn’t stay

369.    It is a bad pratice to            children much money as a New Year gift.

A. promise                   B. permit                       C. admit                        D. allow

370.    If you don’t keep the meat in the refrigerator in such a hot day, it may           .

A. go out                       B. go wrong                  C. go off                        D. go down

371.    We took long walks together, on which he would tell stories he had            from radio and

TV programs.

A. picked up                 B. taken up                   C. got up                       D. kept up

372.    Learning to read is usually made easier when teachers create an environment            

children are given the opportunity to solve the problem of learning to read by reading.

A. that                           B. which                       C. where                       D. for

373.    It is no longer a question            man can land on the moon.

A. that                           B. which                       C. whether                    D. what

374.    We both strongly            your going to Iraq at this time of war. It’s not a wise decision.

A. enjoy                        B. oppose                     C. appreciate                D. insist

375.               at failing in the math exam, John wouldn’t like to talk about it to his parents.

A. Disappointed                                                         B. To be disappointed

C. Disappointing                                                 D. Having disappointed

376.    --- These boxes are too heavy for me to move.

--- Here, I’ll give you a hand            them.

A. for                             B. to                              C. with                           D. by

377.    John has put on so much weight recently that his mother has to            all his trousers to his

measure.

A. let out                        B. give away                C. bring in                     D. make up

378.    Some plants can take in carbon dioxide (二氧化碳) we breathe out and give            

oxygen to us.

A. in case                     B. in turn                       C. in return          D. in addition

379.               British people always talk about            weather.

A. The; the                    B. \\ ; \\                            C. \\ ; the                        D. The; \\

380.    --- What kind of food would you like to eat?

---            but Japanese.

--- How about Korean, then?

A. Anything                   B. Something               C. Everything               D. Nothing

381.    After five hours’ drive, they reached            they thought was the place they’d been

dreaming of.

A. that                           B. where                       C. which                       D. what

382.    As a result of the heavy snow, the highway has been closed up until further           .

A. news                        B. information               C. notice                       D. message

383.    The hard-working peasants and their happy life            we saw in the countryside made a

wonderful impression on us.

A. \\                                B. who                          C. which                       D. whom

384.    You            things about. Look, what a mess in your room!

A. always throw                                                 B. have always thrown

C. are always throwing                             D. have always been throwing

385.    The trees in the thick forest are so close together that there is hardly any room to move            

them.

A. between          B. in                              C. among                     D. across

386.    --- You keep on coughing. What’s the matter?

--- Oh, I’ve got a cold. Nothing serious,           .

A. yet                            B. indeed                      C. though                      D. anyway

387.    --- I’m sorry that I shouldn’t have got so angry with you.

--- You            but that’s OK.

A. have been                B. are                           C. had got                     D. did

388.    The drum player was certainly loud. But I wasn’t bothered by his loudness            by his lack

of sense of music.

A. than                          B. more than                C. as much                  D. so much as

389.    --- Is David in?

---Yes, he’s            to be cleaning his room.

A. known                      B. supposed                 C. regarded                  D. considered

390.    We had to agree to accept            they thought was the best tour guide.

A. whichever                B. whomever               C. whoever                   D. whenever

391.    --- George, I don’t have any change with me. Will you pay the fare for me?

---           .

A. That’s fine                B. Nothing serious        C. Never mind              D. By all means

392.    --- Would you like to come to Ruth’s party tonight?

---           . I feel like doing something different.

A. Not really                  B. Don’t mention it        C. I don’t think so          D. I certainly don’t want

393.    Only after a long and miserable time and with the help of their friends           .

A. all the problems became settled          B. have all the problems settled

C. that all the problems have settled                  D. did all the problems become settled

394.    --- Jim’s job application was turned down by the company.

--- What a pity!            better education, he might have got the job.

A. With                          B. Having                     C. For                           D. Have

395.    Mike apologized to his wife            to her for nearly three months.

A. for not having written                                      B. for having not written

C. because of he hadn’t written                          D. because he hasn’t written

396.    --- Robert has done quite well in the competition.

--- Yes, he promises to be the best student there            in my school.

A. ever was                  B. never was                C. has ever                  D. has never

397.    I’m            Chinese and I do feel            Chinese language is            most

beautiful language.

A. \\ ; the ; a                   B. a ; \\ ; the                   C. a; the; \\                     D. a; \\ ; a

398.    I’d rather have a room of my own, however small it is, than            one with someone else.

A. to share                    B. sharing                     C. share                       D. to have shared

399.    The house they            in the floods must be rebuilt before winter comes.

A. had washed away                                         B. had to wash away

C. had them washed away                               D. had it washed away

400.    No one had told Smith about            a lecture the following day.

A. there be                    B. there would be         C. there being               D. there was

401.    The club has            meeting, held every other Wednesday.

A. a weekly                  B. an annual                 C. a monthly                 D. a fortnightly

402.               reading the news, I immediately rang to see if I could help.

A. When                       B. While                        C. On                            D. The moment

403.    To pay to see that film will be foolish when you can see it on TV for           .

A. everything                B. anything          C. something                D. nothing

404.    --- What would you say to a glass of wine?

p---           .

A. Delicious                  B. Cheers                     C. Good idea                D. Never mind

405.    --- These tomatoes are huge! You must have watered them a lot!

--- Yes, I           . They ought to be ripe enough to pick by next Friday.

A. do                             B. must                         C. have                         D. did

406.    --- So, how is your new roommate?

--- She really           . She’s always making loud noises at midnight and when I remind her,

she always makes rude remarks.

A. turns me over          B. turns me off              C. turns me down         D. turns me out

407.               what I had originally thought, the trip turned out to be fun.

A. Instead of                 B. In spite of                  C. Contrary to               D. Because of

408.    The man we followed suddenly stopped and looked as if            whether he was going in

the right direction.

A. seeing                      B. having seen             C. to see                       D. to have seen

409.    People have heard what the President has said; they are waiting to see            he will do.

A. how                          B. what                         C. when                        D. that

410.    If you’re driving to the airport, can you give me a           ?

A. hand                         B. seat                          C. drive                         D. lift

411.    Naturally, after I told what to do, my daughter            go and do the opposite!

A. may                         B. can                           C. must                         D. should

412.    The manager,            his factory’s products were poor in quality, decided to give his workers

further training.

A. knowing                   B. known                      C. to know                    D. being known

413.    The silence of the library            only by the sound of pages being turned over.

A. has been broken     B. breaks                     C. broke                       D. was broken

414.    Perhaps we need to clear away these books to make            for our new students.

A. place                        B. area                         C. space                       D. room

415.    With the rapid growth of population, the city            in all directions in the past five years.

A. spreads                   B. has spread              C. spread                     D. had spread

416.    This maths problem is not            difficult as it           .

A. so; shows                B. as; appears             C. so; expects              D. as; looks

417.    I asked him to come over to help me carry the case,           .

A. which he did             B. so did he                  C. that he did                 D. and he did

418.    --- You seem to have had that car for years.

--- Yes. I should sell it            it still runs.

A. before                       B. during                       C. until                           D. while

419.    I wouldn’t buy the TV set            afford it, I have already got one.

A. if I can                      B. though I can             C. if I could          D. even if I could

420.    --- Would you have told him the answer had it been possible?

--- I would, but I            so busy.

A. had been                  B. were                         C. was                          D. would be

421.    He always prefers            a bicycle rather than            on a crowded bus.

A. ride; ride                   B. riding ; ride               C. to ride; ride               D. riding; to ride

422.    The teacher suggested that the dictionary            to be bought.

A. refer                         B. referred                    C. be referred               D. referring

423.    Several people in the crowd seem to           . Look! They are black and blue all over.

A. fight                           B. be fought                  C. be fighting                 D. have fought

424.    Not until            removed his shoes did he enter on of the low-ceiling rooms of the Japanese

house.

A. he                             B. did he                       C. he had                      D. had he

425.    --- How many passengers can the bus           ?

--- At most 45.

A. be seating                B. be seated                 C. seat                          D. sit

426.    --- My boss often made me work day and night.

--- If I            you, I            up the job.

A. am; will                                                          B. had been; would have given

C. were; would give                                           D. had been; will give

427.    In order            well, this exercise must be taught again and again.

A. to do                         B. doing                        C. to be done                D. to do it

428.    --- Has our teacher arrived?

--- Not yet. It will be another two hours before he           .

A. will arrive                  B. arrives                     C. has arrived              D. is arriving

429.    --- Is this taxi           ?

--- No, get in, please.

--- I’ve got to catch the 6:30 aircraft. Do you think I can            it?

A. taken; make             B. free; manage           C. held; get          D. free of charge; do

430.    After            seemed half an hour, the teacher gave us the correct answer.

A. it                               B. which                       C. that                           D. what

431.    I’m penniless, dear; I can afford            of what you asked for.

A. little                           B. nothing                     C. none                         D. few

432.    --- Look! It’s snowing outside.

--- Yes, it is the second time we            snow this week.

A. are having                B. have                         C. have had                  D. had had

433.    --- What’s the trouble?

--- The family never agree about            shares of the poverty (财产).

A. her                           B. its                             C. their                          D. his

434.                people first appeared on the earth.

A. Nobody is sure when                                    B. That nobody is sure when

C. That nobody is sure how                              D. Nobody is sure that when

435.    --- Thank you for the wonderful meal.

---           .

A. It’s nice of you to say so                               B. It’s a pleasure

C. I’m glad you enjoyed it                                  D. Not at all, just so-so

436.               in pencil, the letter was difficult to            out.

A. Being written; in making                                B. Written; to make

C. Having written; to be made                            D. having been written; making

437.    --- Would you like this book or that one?

--- This is            more interesting than that one. I want neither.

A. far                             B. even                         C. no                             D. less

438.    The older England villages have changed little            a gas station or two in recent years.

A. except                      B. besides                    C. in addition to             D. except for

439.    This article            more attention to the problem of pollution.

A. calls for                    B. sends for                  C. cares for                  D. waits for

440.    His remarks left me            about his real purpose.

A. wondered                 B. wonder                     C. to wonder                 D. wondering

441.    I wonder what notes he made in the back of his diary            things to mend or replace.

A. by                             B. in                              C. with                           D. of

442.    It was in the village            now is a small town            the earthquake occurred.

A. where; which           B. which; where           C. which; that                D. that; where

443.    --- Who are Kate and her sister going to Paris with?

--- A classmate of           .

A. themselves              B. them                         C. theirs                        D. their own’s

444.               the temperature falling so rapidly, we couldn’t go on with the experiment.

A. Since                       B. For                           C. As                                      D. With

445.    Ahead of me I saw a woman,            I thought was my aunt.

A. who                          B. as                             C. whom                       D. of whom

446.    --- May I come in right now?

--- Sure, but two           .

A. at a time          B. in a while                  C. at one time               D. for a while

447.    --- Where is the thief?

--- Did you notice the man who hurried away            the opposite direction.

A. in                              B. to                              C. towards                    D. for

448.    Disney refused to            signs asking his “guests” not to step on the plants in Disneyland.

A. put down                  B. put out                      C. put up                       D. put off

449.    --- Have you anything            there?

--- No, I’ll there myself. Thank you just the same.

A. to take                      B. should be taken       C. to be taken               D. to be taking

450.    I’ve already told you that I’m going to buy it,           .

A. however much it costs                                  B. however does it cost much

C. how much does it cost                                  D. no matter how it costs

451.    She liked the painting so much that she would like to take it            it cost.

A. how much                B. what                         C. whatever                  D. no matter how expensive

452.               has been used to save this steel           .

A. All possible means; work                              B. Every possible means ; works

C. Much possible mean; work                          D. Many possible means; works

453.    In my opinion, it’s the best use that could            this money.

A. be made of               B. be making                C. be made                  D. make of

454.    If you children won’t do as I tell you, you            go to the party.

A. won’t                        B. shan’t                       C. oughtn’t                    D. needn’t

455.    We’ll let children read such books            will make them better and wiser.

A. which                       B. that                           C. as                             D. what

456.    --- Is Mr Blake in the office?

--- Of course,            he is in charge, where else could he be?

A. since                        B. for                             C. though                      D. unless

457.    Popular music is liked by many people, but it is not to everyone’s           .

A. manners                  B. share                       C. smell                        D. taste

458.    Jane and John still remember that it was           , their parents, who encouraged them to

continue their education.

A. those                        B. they                          C. who                          D. what

459.    I noticed that she had placed my old shoes under the bed,            with a hole at each of the

big toes.

A. the one                     B. the ones                   C. that                           D. which

460.    His acting in the play was remarkable,            his youth and inexperience.

A. considering              B. including                   C. judging from             D. taking no notice of

461.    --- Did Mr Jones leave office?

--- No.            was lying.

A. Those who told you that                                B. Anyone told you

C. No matter who told you                                 D. Whoever told you that

462.    Mary is one of those students who, I am sure, always do            best.

A. her                           B. their                          C. one’s                        D. whose

463.    Although            most of us agree that Lesson Nine is            most difficult lesson, yet it

is not            most difficult one in Book two.

A. the; a; the                 B. / ; the; a                    C. the; the; /                  D. / ; a; the

464.    As            announced in today’s papers, the Shanghai Export Commodities Fair is also open

on Sundays.

A. being                        B. is                              C. to be                         D. been

465.    This monkey has a larger, more well-developed brain            other animals.

A. than do                     B. which                       C. that having                D. that does

466.    --- The housework is too much for me, Jack.

--- Sorry, but I can’t help            it, Joan. I’ve got something important to do you know.

A. do                             B. doing                        C. to be doing               D. having done

467.    --- Why do you drink so much coffee?

--- Well,            it does not keep me awake at night, I see no harm in it.

A. although          B. as soon as               C. as long as                D. while

468.    --- You must have met him the other day, I’m quite sure.

--- Oh, no, I           .

A. didn’t                        B. haven’t                     C. hadn’t                       D. mustn’t

469.    The general decided that two bombs would destroy the enemy and end the war once and

for           .

A. ever                         B. all                             C. everything                D. good

470.    I think a good speaker is never            for words while giving a lecture.

A. out of control             B. under way                C. in a hurry                 D. at a loss

471.    Whoever has never tasted            is bitter does not know            is sweet.

A. that; that           B. what; what                C. that; what                  D. what; that

472.    --- Did you enjoy music at school?

--- Yes,           .

A. but I don’t                 B. and I don’t                C. but not a little             D. I didn’t at all

473.    Compared with smoking, gambling is            to break away from.

A. much more easy     B. very easy                C. more difficult             D. fairly hard

474.    Thousands of tons of rubbish            dumped into the beautiful lake, but            has

been done to stop it.

A. has ; everything       B. is; nothing                 C. have; anything         D. are; nothing

475.    It’s reported that a few people were killed in the fire, but            were saved.

A. most of them            B. the most                   C. most                         D. most of them

476.    The Browns sent out lots of invitations when they decided to give the party. But because of the

improper time, few people           .

A. attended          B. accepted                  C. received                   D. enjoyed

477.    --- Were all the three people in the car injured in the accident?

--- No,            only the two passengers who got hurt.

A. there were                B. they were                 C. there was                 D. it was

478.    --- The electrical fan she            in town yesterday works well again.

A. repaired                   B. had repaired            C. has repaired            D. had had repaired

479.    --- She didn’t come last night, did she?

--- No, We            for her. A whole night was wasted.

A. had waited                                                     B. have been waiting

C. were waiting                                                  D. had been waiting

480.    --- Whom do you want to see at the moment?

--- The woman            Mrs Smith.

A. called herself            B. you call                    C. is called                    D. is calling herself

481.    Sorry, I don’t understand            you have said means.

A. all what                     B. what all                     C. all that                       D. that all

482.    --- What do you think of the contest?

--- I was told the English Contest            successfully last night.

A. went along                B. went off                     C. went down                D. went on

483.    Mr Black was not very old            he realized that what he had been devoted to was of great

value, especially in the future.

A. after                          B. when                        C. as                             D. before

484.    I am very glad to receive your letter and this is my advice            it.

A. in answer for            B. in reply to                 C. in reply for                D. for the answer to

485.    Exercise is            as any other to lose unwanted weight.

A. so useful a way        B. as a useful way        C. as useful a way        D. such a useful way

486.              , I will not buy it.

A. It as I like much       B. As I like it much       C. Much as I like it       D. I as like it much

487.               to make herself            clearly, she spoke at the top of her voice.

A. Hope; hear               B. Hoping; heard C. Hoping; hear            D. Hope; to hear

488.    Last year the well-known actress did all            help the poor children in that mountain

village.

A. she could do            B. she could to             C. what she could do    D. that she could

489.    Where and when to build the new factory            yet.

A. is not decided           B. are not decided        C. has not decided       D. have not decided

490.    What would you like to enjoy            the coming holiday, staying at home or playing out?

A. spend                       B. spending                  C. to spend                   D. having spent

491.    I knew I shouldn’t accept anything from such a person, but I found it difficult to refuse his          .

A. principle                   B. purpose                   C. offer                          D. order

492.    --- Mother hasn’t come back yet.

--- Well, she ought          .

A. to                              B. to be                         C. to do                         D. to have

493.    The situation worsens by the hour and we have no idea what will           of us.

A. spend                       B. happen                     C. relate                        D. become

494.    --- What do you think of the movie?

--- Oh, excellent. It’s           worth           than that one.

A. more; to see            B. more; seeing           C. better; being seen    D. better; seeing

495.    --- Do you think I should get a good guidebook?

--- Yes, of course.          , you’ll also need a good camera and comfortable shoes.

A. What’s more            B. In other words          C. By the way               D. All in all

496.    --- Whom do you want to see at the moment?

--- The man           Professor Dupont.

A. called himself           B. you call him             C. calling himself D. who called

497.    Your time should have been made full use of           the final exams, but to my regret, it wasn’t.

A. to pass                     B. passing                    C. to have passed        D. having passed

498.    --- You seemed to have been impressed by his songs.

--- Well, not exactly so. It was his way of singing           his words that really impressed me.

A. as well as                 B. rather than                C. but also                    D. together with

499.    She           the company’s accounts (帐目), looking for evidence (证据) of fraud (舞弊).

A. got through               B. passed through        C. went through            D. went over

500.    Many a student           that mistake before.

A. has made                B. have made              C. is making                 D. are making

501.    He drank what little water            there was left in the bottle.

A. which                       B. who                          C. that                           D. what



[i] laugh … off: escape from; get rid of by laughing用笑摆脱(困境等); ……一笑置之

[ii] pick up: 偶然/意外获得(消息等)

 

Key:

1. CADCD  6. DBDAD  11. BCBDB  16. BCDAC  21. CBDBA

26. BDDCB  31. BABAC  36. AADCC  41. BBDBB  46. BCBDD

51. BCBBA  56. DDBDC  61. ACBCD  66. ACADA  71. CABDC

76. BCBCC  81. CCABD  86. BDACB  91. CABBD  96. DBDCA

101. CABCD  106. ABCBA  111. DADAB  116. CDBDB  121. DCCDB

126. ABDCB  131. ABABA  136. DCDCB  141. ACDCA  146. ACBCD

151. BABAB  156. AACDB  161. ABBCB  166. DCCAD  171. BCBBD

176. CABDD  181. CDCDA  186. BADCD  191. CCDCD  196. BACDC

201. BABCD  206. ADDAB  211. DAABA  216. BADDB  221. ABDBB

226. ABDBD  231. CBBCA  236. CDABA  241. ACDAC  246. CBCBA

251. CADAC  256. ADABD  261. BADCD  266. CAADA  271. DBCBD

276. DBADA  281. DBBDD  286. ABCCA  291. ABBDC  296. AADAD

301. BDADA   306. CDAAC  311. DDDCC  316. DCABC  321. BBCDB

326. CDDBC  331. CAADA  336. BACDA  341. CBBCC  346. CDBBC

351. CBBCA  356. BCADA  361. DBBCC  366. CDBDC  371. ACABA

376. CACCA  381. DCACA  386. CDDBC  391. DADAA  396. AACAC<

401. DCDCD  406. B[ii]CCBD  411. CADDB  416. BADDC  421. CBDCC

426. BCBAD  431. CCCAC  436. BCDAD  441. DCCDA  446. AACCA

451. CBABC  456. ADBBA  461. DBDBA  466. ACAAD  471. BABDC

476. ADBDB  481. BBDCC  486. CBBAC  491. CDDDA  496. CABCA

501. C

 

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