( )1.A. straight B. prefer C. enough D. fall
( )2.A. low B. though C. knowledge D. sold
( )3.A. calm B. hall C. talk D. ball
( )4.A. already B. each C. league D. weak
( )5.A. produce B. true C. computer D. news
( )6. Are you sure you don‘t have _______ advice to give me? I really need _______.
A. any; any B. some; any C. any; some D. any; some
( )7. When we saw his face， we knew _______ was bad.
A. the news B. some news C. a news D. news
( )8. The number of students in our school ________.
A. increased B. is increased C. has increased D. are increased
( )9. ________ your step， or you might fall into the water.
A. See B. Watch C. Miss D. Look at
( )10. The meeting _______.
A. is to put off B. is going to put off
C. is to be put off D. will put off
( )11. Since the road is wet this morning， last night _______.
A. it must be raining B. it must rain
C. it must have rained D. it must have been rained
( )12. Nothing could stop _______.
A. him come B. that the came
C. him from coming D. him to come
( )13. The noise of desks _______ could be heard out in the street.
A. opened and closed B. to be opened and closed
C. being opened and closed D. having been opened and closed
( )14. The medicine will ______ you good.
A. do B. save C. give D. help
( )15. A few years later， I found my hometown completely _______.
A. changed B. changing C. to be changed D. to change
( )16. This novel is worthy of _______.
A. reading B. read C. having read D. being read
( )17. It is very kind ______ see me.
A. from you to B. as C. as if D. like that
( )18. It looks _______ it‘s going to rain.
A. that B. as C. as if D. like that
( )19. The stone was so heavy that it was difficult for the old man to ______ it.
A. lift B. reach C. rise D. touch
( )20. They lives ______ the other side of the road.
A. in B. on C. for D. by
( )21. She can speak Japanese better than ________else.
A. the one B. no one C. anyone D. another
( )22. This lesson is _______ than the last one.
A. more easier B. more easy C. very easier D. much easier
( )23. Today‘s weather isn’t as cold as it was yesterday， ________?
A. wasn‘t B. is it C. was it D. isn’t it
( )24. This book is for students ______ native language is not English.
A. of whom B. that C. which D. whose
( )25. You may not go out _______ your work is done.
A. before B. until C. where D. as
( )26. Look what Father_______ me when he came from work.
A. brought B. took C. carried D. fetched
( )27. Nobody knew _______ there.
A. how long time I had been B. how long had I been
C. how long time had I been D. how long I had been
( )28. The harder he studies， _______.
A. he‘ll make great progress B. the greater progress he’ll make
C. he‘ll make greater progress D. the greater he’ll make progress
( )29. ________， I would have gone to see him.
A. Have I had time B. Had I time
C. Had I had time D. would I have had
( )30. He didn‘t go to France， the doctor suggested that he _______there.
A. won‘t go B. not go C. not to go D. didn’t go
I hand been sitting by myself in my usual compartment for at least ten minutes， waiting __31__. The trains from Littlebury never seemed to start __32__ and I often thought that I could have __33__ in bed a little longer or had __34__ cup of tea before __35__. Suddenly I heard someone shouting __36__ the platform outside. A young girl was running towards the train. The man __37__ put out his hand to stop her but she ran past him and opened the door of my compartment. Then the whistle blew and the train started.
“I nearly missed it， __38__?” the girl said. “How long does it take to __39_ London?” “It depends on the __40__.” I said. “Some days it‘s __41__ others.”
“I‘ll have to have my watch mended， __42__ late again tomorrow，” she said. “It’s my first day __43__ with a new firm today and they told me that the man __44__ is very strict. I __45__ him yet so I don‘t know __46__ but he sounds a bit frightening.”
She talked about her new job __47__ the way to London and before long， I realized that she was going to work for my firm. My __48__ secretary had just left so I must be her new boss. __49__ only fair to tell her.
“Oh， dear，” she said. “__50__ mistake! I wish I had known.”
“Never mind，” I said. “At least you‘ll know when your train’s late that mine will be， too.”
( )31.A. the train to start B. for the train start
C. the train‘s start D. for the train to start
( )32.A. on their hour B. on time C. at their hour D. at time
( )33.A. lain B. laid C. lied D. lay
( )34.A. other B. some other C. another D. one other
( )35.A. I had left the home B. leave from home
C. leaving home D. to leave home
( )36.A. at B. by C. in D. on
( )37.A. at place B. on duty C. for control D. in post
( )38.A. haven‘t I B. don’t I C. wasn‘t I D. didn’t I
( )39.A. get to B. arrive to C. reach to D. make to
( )40.A. driver to the engine B. driver engine
C. engineer‘s driver D. engine driver
( )41.A. far slower that B. much slower than
C. a lot more slow than D. a great deal more slow that
( )42.A. in order not be B. so as not to be
C. for not being D. so that it‘s not
( )43.A. at job B. in job C. in work D. at work
( )44.A. I‘m going to work for B. what I’m going to work for
C. for which I‘m going to work D. which I’m going to work for
( )45.A. didn‘t meet B. haven’t met C. didn‘t know D. haven’t known
( )46.A. what he is like B. what is he like
C. how he is D. how is he
( )47.A. through B. by C. on D. in
( )48.A. proper B. own C. same D. self
( )49.A. There was B. That was C. It was D. Was
( )50.A. What a terrible B. What terrible C. How terrible D. So terrible a
Jimmy was five years old and his brother， Billy， was only a baby. One morning his mother waited for an important telephone call for hours， but nobody called. There was no bread in the house and she had to go out to buy some. Jimmy stayed at home to look after the baby. When the mother was out， the telephone rang and Jimmy answered.
Mr. Baker：Hello! May I speak to Mrs. White?
Jimmy：Sorry， Mother is out.
Mr. Baker：Well， when she comes back， say to her， “Mr. Baker called.”
Mr. Baker：Mr. Baker. Write it down. B-A-K-E-R.
Jimmy：How do you write B?
Mr. Baker：How do I write…? Listen， little boy， is there anybody else with you? Any brothers or sisters?
Jimmy：Yes， my brother Billy is here.
Mr. Baker：Good. I want to talk to him， please.