( ) 1. —________ is the population of America?
—I don’t know. But I know it’s ________ than that of China.
A. How many; less B. What; less C. What; smaller
( ) 2. —Is that Chris speaking?
—Sorry, he isn’t in. He ________ abroad on business.
A. went B. has gone C. has been
( ) 3. I don’t like bread. I won’t eat it ________ I am very hungry.
A. if B. unless C. because
( ) 4. —He will go with me. What about you?
A. So have I. B. So do I. C. So will I.
( ) 5. I have worked in this factory ________ I came here in 2001.
A. since B. for C. when
( ) 6. —Is ________ ready for the journey?
—No, we don’t have a camera.
A. anything B. everything C. something
( ) 7. Dick likes reading novels after school, ________ Bob likes basketball.
A. or B. if C. while
( ) 8. ________ of the students in my school ________ girls.
A. Two fifths; are B. Two fifths; is C. Two fifth; are
( ) 9. —How long has Hurry’s father ________?
—About two months.
A. left China B. been dead C. joined the club
( ) 10. Please tell me ______ tomorrow afternoon.
A. what will we do B. what we did C. what we will do
Most students in America do housework after school. Parents often ask their children to do something __11__ or interesting at home. Also, they __12__ their children to do something hard or boring. Parents would like to give their children some pocket money for their __13__. And the children can __14__ the money by doing the housework. President Obama __15__ that he gives his eight and eleven-year-old daughters Sasha and Malia just a dollar every week, __16__ they often set table, wash the dishes and clean up their __17__ on weekend. One dollar is little for the housework, but the two __18__ are very happy to make their pocket money. They buy their favorite books or food with __19__. Obama hopes his daughters can __20__ some money-management skills.
( ) 11. A. difficult B. easy C. busy D. bad
( ) 12. A. want B. help C. need D. take
( ) 13. A. study B. party C. homework D. housework
( ) 14. A. make B. enjoy C. find D. buy
( ) 15. A. says B. thinks C. hopes D. hears
( ) 16. A. and B. then C. because D. but
( ) 17. A. office B. classroom C. bedroom D. library
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( ) 18. A. parents B. friends C. children D. students
( ) 19. A. it B. him C. her D. them
( ) 20. A. teach B. ask C. find D. learn
We drink tea every day. But more than three hundred years ago most of the people in Europe did not know anything about tea. Some people heard about it，but very few of them know what to do with it.
There is a story about an English sailor who went to countries in the east，the west and the south. He went to India and China. One day he came home and brought some tea as a present for his mother. She told her friends about the present and asked them to a "tea party". When her friends came to the "tea party" the old woman offered them brown tea-leaves. The old woman's friends began to eat them. Of course, nobody liked the tea-leaves.
At that time the sailor came in. He looked at the table and said，"Mother，what have you done with the tea?"
"I boiled (煮) it，as you said."
"And what did you do with the water?"
"I threw it away，of course." Answered the old woman.
"Now you may throw away the leaves，too，" said her son.
( ) 21. Most of the people in Europe ________.
A. drank tea every day 300 years ago B. drink tea every day
C. know nothing about tea now D. like to eat the tea-leaves
( ) 22. One day the English sailor brought his mother some tea from ________.
A. countries in the west B. countries in the south
C. India or China D. a tea shop in England
( ) 23. Why did the sailor’s mother ask her friends to her house?.
A. Because the sailor told her to B. Because she didn’t know what to do with the tea.
C. Because she didn’t like the tea.
D. Because she wanted to sample (品尝) the tea with her friends
( ) 24. At the "tea party"，________.
A. all the woman's friends enjoyed the tea
B. the woman gave her friends each a glass of tea water
C. the woman offered her friends some dried (干的) tea.
D. nobody knew what to do with the tea
( )25. What mistake did the old woman make? She ________.
A. boiled the tea B. did as the sailor said
C. poured away the tea water D. didn't throw away the tea-leaves
A. A good teacher must be patient. He can work out any difficult problem for his students and he will help his pupils get rid of their bad habits and behaviors.
B. A gardener’s job requires a lot of skills. First, he must know how to grow different kinds of plants. And he also needs to sow seeds and then water them.
C. A baby-sitter works in a family and looks after the baby or little children of that family.
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D. An explorer goes to different places where people seldom go. They are adventurous(冒险的) persons. Sometimes they are the first persons who have found some new places. E. A programmer’s job is to design some kinds of software(软件) including anti-virus(抗病毒) software, such as Rising.
F. A researcher is someone who tries to find and invent(发明) something new. Researchers are the pioneers of their research field.
( )26. Tom loves gardening and it gives him great fun to sow seeds and grow plants. Enjoyment is what this course is all about.
( )27. Lucy writes programs to kill all kinds of virus of personal computers. For her this is challenging and exciting.
( )28.. Mary loves her present part-time job, the family she works for is very kind to her and the little child whom she looks after is very clever and obedient.
( )29. For Anthony it is not an easy task. First, he should know many things because the students are likely to ask you any questions possible. Second, he should be very patient as there are many students who may be very naughty and behave badly in his class.
( )20. Mac spends most of his time traveling. He has been to almost all the mountains of his countries and he plans go around the world. He wants to climb mountains. Conquering them make him feel quite satisfied.
plants need water. 1.__________ water, there can be no life on the earth.
Man also needs water. He needs it to drink, to cook 2._______ to clean himself. It even makes up the great part of his body.
Water is almost 3.___________. It covers most parts of the earth. It is in the lakes, rivers and seas. Even in the driest places of the world, there is water in the air.
4.__________, most of the water on the earth is sea water. There 5._______ too much salt in it. So it is not good for 6.________ or washing. We can only drink or use
7._______ water. It makes up only a very small part of all the water on the earth. To make thing worse, our need for water is growing and, at the same time, we 8.________ the clean fresh water and polluting the lakes and rivers. 9.______ a result, there is not much drinking water left.
So we may say, we are now living in a 10.________ world.
1. Noise can cause one to become sick or_____________ (聋的).
2. Everyone is ________________ (应该) to help others in need.
3.Guangzhou has made rapid______________ (进展) in recent years.
4. Kate’s mother has gone ___________（国外）. She is in New York now. .
5. The price of pork keeps ______________(上升).
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6. Can you tell me the ___________(原因) why you were late again.
7.Most people in China can get good __________(医疗的) care nowadays
8.In the past, my grandparents couldn’t _________(负担起) education for my father.
9.Keep working hard, and you will __________（成功） some day.
10. What is the most in the ___________(沙漠)。
11. With the ______________ （develop）of the society, many things have changed.
12. The ______(lose) of the money made him worried.
13. My hometown has developed _________(rapid) since 10 years ago..
14. Our _________（live）condition has improved a lot.
15. It’s ______________ (possible) to finish the work because they are in short of money.
You’d better ______________________ too much of his time.
I won’t __________________________other classmates unless you help me.
._______________ you _________________ he _________ the same mistake.
People __________________________________ their friends and relatives mainly by letter.
__________________, Brighton is a wonderful place to spend a holiday.
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You want to learn the changes about my hometown. You know, great changes have taken place since 60 years ago.
In the past ____________________________
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