I. Vocabulary and Structure (40 points)
Directions: In this part, there are 40 incomplete sentences. For each sentence there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the ONE that best completes the sentence. Then mark the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet with a single line through the centre.
1.Not only l but also Jane and Mary tired of having one examination after another.
A. is B. are C. an D. be
2.It happened to be very cold the morning of the sports meeting
A. at B. in C. on D. with
3.He was seriously injured in the accident that he had to be treated in hospital for a couple of weeks.
A. so a B. such a C. such D. so
4.”Which do you want, the red one or the black one?”
“ . How about showing me another one?”
A. Either B. Both C. Neither D. None
5.“What do you think of the book recommended by Professor Smith?”
“Excellent! It’s worth a second time.”
A. to read B. to be read C. reading D. being read
6.Yesterday morning she an old friend of hers on her way to the subway station.
A. looked up to B. built up C. led to D. came across
7.”Alice, why didn’t you come yesterday? I tried to look for you.”
“I , but I had an unexpected visitor.”
A. had B. will C. was going to D. did
8.It did not stop raining the football match was over.
A. when B. until C. unless D. as
9.I’ll stay with my parents for this summer to take care of them.
A. sometimes B. sometime C. some time D. some times
10.______of them knew about the plan because it was a top secret.
A. Some B. Any C. No one D. None
11. I didn’t know what to do at first but then an idea suddenly ___ to me.
A. happened B. entered C. occurred D. hit
12. He never______ to read the news section but turned at once to the crossword puzzle on the last page.
A. is bothering B. bothers C. can bother D. bothered
13. A healthy life is generally thought to be ____with fresh air, clean water, and homegrown food.
A. joined B. bound C. involved D. associated
14.—I need some help with my homework!
—_______I’ve got lots of work to do myself and besides, it’s your problem, not mine!
A. No problem, just a moment! B. Sorry, I can’t help you right now.
C. Yes, I need your help right now. D. wait, it’s a piece of cake for me.
15. The text was too difficult for us, so our teacher tried to explain it sentence _______ sentence.
A. in B. through C. by D. with
16.—I got another pair of shoes yesterday. Now I have no room for one more pair.
—A woman can never have ______many shoes.
A. very B. much C. too D. so
17. The evening news comes on at 7 O’clock and ________for thirty minutes.
A. keeps B. ends C. finishes D. lasts
18. The news reporters hurried to the airport, only _______ the movie stars they wanted to interview had left.
A. to find B. to be find C. to finding D. found
19. The bridge was named ________ the hero who had given his life for the construction of it.
A. after B. for C. with D. before
20. Without water and sunshine, plants on the earth _____ at all.
A. would not grow B. will not grow C. had not grown D. would not be grown
21. The question _______at the meeting tomorrow is very important for our next five-year plan.
A. to discuss B. being discussed C. to be discussed D. will be discussed
22. Pierre often makes himself well _______ with the help of body language.
A. to understand B. understanding C. to be understood D. understood
23.--- “Your phone number again? I _________ quite catch it.”
--- “It is 4919568442.”
A.didn’t B. needn’t C. don’t D. can’t
24.You don’t need to hurry her. She ________ it by the time you are ready.
A.well have been finishing B. will finish C. will have finished D. will be finishing
25.The weather ended up being very good, _________ was more than we could expect.
A.what B. which C. that D. If
26.Whether he will leave today or tomorrow ________ no difference to me.
A.makes B. brings C. gives D. takes
27.I’d like to take________ of this opportunity to thank you for your hospitality during my v/sit.
A.advantage B. benefit C. interest D. Profit
28.The reason _________ I’m writing to you is to tell you about the party on Saturday.
A.because B. why C. for D. As
29.Bill said that ________go to the movie because he wanted to study for the examinations.
A.he’d rather not B. he won’t rather C. he’ll rather not D. he’d rather didn’t
30.The water will be much more polluted unless some measures________ right now.
A. will be taken B. are taken C. were taken D. had been taken
31.He stopped asking me the time after he had had his watch__________.
A.to repair B. repaired C. repairing D. Repair
32.Be quite! It’s rude to ________ people when they are talking.
A.interfere B. introduce C. interrupt D. Prevent
33.Finding it difficult to ________to the climate in the South, he decided to move to the North.
A.adopt B. adapt C. adopting D. Adapting
34.Cinderella took the medicine, but it didn’t seem to have any _________ on her.
A. effect B. effective C. affect D. efficient
35. With five hungry children seated around the table, the food would disappear_______.
A. in no time B. after a long time C. ahead of time D. behind the times
36. The general manager signed the agreement _________ the company.
A. instead of B. on the behalf of C. in place of D. In case of
37. I know nothing about John ________ he is a teacher at some university.
A. besides B. in addition C. except for D. except that
38.Another point of the mass media is it gives people the information they need in their daily lives.
A. what B. whether C. whenever D. that
39.---I haven’t seen you for ages! Where have you been?
----I went to Ningxia and there for one year, teaching as a volunteer at a primary school.
A. stayed B. stay C. had stayed D. am staying
40.Animals are one of the most important resources for human beings; however, by 2030, many species will have according to some research.
A. used up B. died out C. gone up D. got rid of