1.The __D__ driver thinks that accidents only happen to other people.
A. general B. usual C. common D. average
2.A lot of people make the __D__ that poverty only exists in the Third World.
A. fantasy B. perception C. suggestion D. assumption
3.There are __A__ periods in an animal's life when it is capable of learning a great deal in a very short time.
A. urgent B. violent C. serious D. critical
4.Britain has the highest __A__ of road traffic in the world——over 60 cars for every mile of road.
A. density B. intensity C. popularity D. prosperity
5.I have not the least __B__ of hurting your feelings.
A. concept B. intention C. mind D. purpose
6.Birds of __B__ flock together.
A. the feathers B. a feather C. feathers D. two feathers
7.During the floods the river water rose __C__ main road beside it.
A. a height of B. the height of the C. the height of D. a height of the
8.——How do you rent the house?
——The house is rented __B__.
A. by a year B. by the year C. by year D. by years
9.You will find __A__ boy in black. He is ____ translator.
A. the; the B. a; the C. the; a D. a; a
10.During the process, great care has to be taken to protect the __D__ silk from damage.
A. tender B. delicate C. sensible D. sensitive
11.In Africa, educational costs are very low for those who are __B__ enough to get into university.
A. ambitious B. fortunate C. aggressive D. substantial
12.Susan is very hard-working, but her pay is not __D__ for her work.
A. enough good B. good enough C. as good enough D. good as enough
13.He will agree to do what you require __A__ him.
A. of B. from C. to D. for
14.In Britain, people drive __C__ the left.
A. at B. on C. to D. in
15.There are not enough seats for the guests. We need __C__ chairs.
A. three other B. more three C. another three D. other three
16.The Browns __C__ here, but not any more.
A. were used to living B. had lived C. used to live D. had been living
17.Loudspeakers were fixed in the hall so that everyone __C__ an opportunity to hear the speech.
A. ought to have B. must have C. may have D. should have
18.I suppose that when I come back to in ten years' time all these old house __A__ down.
A. will have been pulled B. will have pulled C. will be pulling D. will be pulled
19.The fifth generation computers with artificial intelligence __D__ and perfected now.
A. developed B. have developed C. are being developed D. will have been developed
20.Lest anyone __B__ it strange, let me assure you that it is quite true.
A. thought B. should think C. had thought D. thinking
21.If I hadn't stood under the ladder to catch you when you fell, you __A__ now.
A. wouldn't be smiling B. couldn't have smiled C. won't smile D. didn't smile
22.The atmosphere is as much a part of the earth as __A__ its soil and water of its lakes, rivers and oceans.
A. are B. is C. do D. has
23.If law and order __C__, neither citizen nor his property is safe.
A. doesn't preserve B. were not preserved C. is not preserved D. have not been preserved
24.__D__ no cause for alarm the old man went back to his bedroom.
A. There B. Since C. Being D. There being
25.I'm sure your suggestion will __D__ the problem.
A. contribute to solving B. be contributed to solve C. contribute to solve D. be contributed to solving
26.You said the books were on the desk but __B__ there.
A. there was no one B. there were none C. there were no ones D. was none
27.She managed to save __D__ she could out of her wages to help her brother.
A. how little money B. so little money C. such little money D. what little money
28.His suggestion __C__ to see the art exhibition interested every one of us.
A. that we go B. which we should go C. that we would go D. when we should go
29.Who doubts __A__ it is true.
A. that B. what C. whether D. if
30.It is pretty well understood __A__ control the flow of carbon dioxide in and out the atmosphere today.
A. that B. when C. what D. how
31.Einstein's theory of relatively seemed hard to believe at the time __B__.
A. when he first introduced B. that he first introduced it C. he first introduced D. which he first introduced it
32.__D__ you are familiar with the author's ideas, try reading all the sections as quickly as you possibly can.
A. As long as B. Ever since C. So that D. Now that
33.__B__ that my head had cleared, my brain was also beginning to work much better.
A. For B. Now C. Since D. Despite
34.Much as __A__ , I couldn't lend him the money because I simply didn't have that much spare cash.
A. I would have liked to B. I would like to have C. I should have to like D. I should have liked to
35.__B__ as it was at such a time, his work attracted much attention.
A. Being published B. Published C. Publishing D. To be published
36.Not until the game had begun __C__ at the sports ground.
A. had he arrived B. would he have arrived C. did he arrive D. should he have arrived
37.I like to go to the cinema when I am in the __C__ for it.
A. motive B. mind C. mood D. notion
38.The day before my history exam, I still hadn't __C__ reading the first book on the list.
A. seen about B. caught up with C. got round to D. sat for
39.__C__ right now, she would get to the small town on Sunday.
A. Would she leave B. If she leaves C. Were she to leave D. If she had left
40.——__A__ I'm getting married!
A. Can you keep a secret? B. Well I never! C. Many happy returns. D. Congratulations!
41.——Your English is quite good. I thought you were American.
A. If that doesn't make things worse B. If I do say so myself C. I'll take that as a compliment D. I mean that as a compliment
42. ——Every time I eat popcorn I get thirsty.
A. Don't you hate that? B. One of those days, huh? C. That must have been embarrassing! D. You can say that again.
43. ——The radio's terribly loud. Could you turn it down a little?
——Yes, and something else—wouldn't it be an idea to buy your own soap?
A. Is it disturbing you? B. I forgot where I put my soap this morning. C. A football match was broadcast live on it.
D. Could you repeat what you said?
44. Can I book a room from now until Friday?
What's the price?
$128.75 not counting the service.
A. Definitely. Go see it yourself. B. Yes, our hotel is quite near to the station. C. Of course. Would you like to follow me? D. You can have Room 33, overlooking the sea.