1. A .broke out B .was ill
C . stopped working properly D .had a mistake
2. A . completely B .entire C .altogether D .amount
3. A .took B . serve C .behaved D . regard
4. A .at times B .again and again C . all in all D .all the time
5. A .take in B .take out C . take away D .take off
6. ----It was really wonderful. I had a very good time.
A .trip B .time C .holiday D .vocation
7. A . made B .helped C .let D .stopped
8. A .popularist B .latest C .best D . cheapest
9. A , be in place of B . instead of C .instead D . be in the place of
10. A .cost nothing B .of great price C .at great cost D . at a low price
11. There are three ______ and seven _______ in the picture.
A. deers, sheeps B. deers, sheep C. deer, sheep D. deer, sheeps
12. Lucy has been to _________ many times this year.
A. his uncle B . her uncles C. uncle‘s D. her uncle‘s
13. The boys always stays here for _________。
A. one and half hour B. one and half a hour
C. one and a half hours D. one and half hours
14. The dinosaur‘s eggs are found by explorers in the _______
A. 1920s B.1920‘s C. 1920s‘ D. 1920‘
15. _______ my parents‘ help, I begin to catch up _______ my classmates.
A. With, to B. Under, with C. With, with D. To, to
16. —What else do you want? --________ else. I think I have got everything ready.
A. Something B. Nothing C. Anything D. Everything
17. How long have you _______?
A. married B. be married C. got married D. been married
18. Would you please speak more slowly? I can hardly ______ you.
A. talk with B. agree with C. follow D. hear 1
19. I heard he _______ the piano in the room last night.
A. played B. plays C. to play D. playing
20. No one can stop news _______.
A. to report B. to be report C, from reporting D. being reported
21. –Hi, Kate! --Hi, Mary. I ______ you are here.
A. don‘t know B. don‘t think C, think D. didn‘t know
22. Study hard, _______ you will fall behind the others.
A. and B. but C . or D. though
23.--Where's Tom? --He's left a _______ saying that he has something to do.
A. excuse B. sentence C. news D. message
24 .The car ________ and stopped at the red traffic lights.
A. got on B. got off C. slowed down D. picked up
25.-- Do you still have a headache, Bill? -- No, it's _________. I'm all right now, mum.
A. dropped B. run C. left D. gone
In the doctor‘s waiting-room, the patients, _1_ , old and young, were sitting quietly on the chairs. Billy, a schoolboy, was sitting there, too. They all looked very sad _2_ Billy. He was reading an interesting story in a magazine, and there was a _3_ on his face.
Just then the _4_ came in to say he was ready _5_ the next patient. Billy jumped up and ran into _6_ room. ―Good morning. Doctor.‖
―Good morning. What is your trouble, young man?‖ asked the doctor. Before Billy could answer a word, the doctor made him lie down on a bed. ―Now, let me listen to your heart.‖ Billy tried to speak, but the doctor told him _7_ anything. ―I‘ll _8_ your temperature.‖ Billy tried to sit up, but the doctor stopped him. ―Now open your mouth--- Mm, good.‖ After a moment, the doctor said, ―Well, my boy, you haven‘t got a fever. It‘s _9_ ---Mm, in fact, there‘s nothing wrong with you.‖ ―I know there isn‘t.‖ Said the boy. ―I just came here to get some _10_ for my father.‖
( )26.A.men and woman B.men and women
C.women and man D.man and woman
( )27.A.except B.besides C.excepting D.for
( )28.A.sad B.sorry C.smile D.happy
( )29.A.worker B.doctor C.teacher D.conductor
( )30.A.to B.at C.for D.with
( )31.A.a doctor B.doctor C.the doctor‘s D.the doctors
( )32.A.not saying B.to not say C.not to say D.not say
( )33.A.have B.make C.take D.bring
( )34.A.serious nothing B.nothing serious
C.serious something D.something serious
( )35.A.message B.medicine C.things D.magazines
Last Friday a storm swept through two villages in the New Territories, destroying (摧毁) fourteen homes. Seven others were so badly damaged (破坏) that their owners had to leave them, and fifteen others had broken windows or broken roofs. One person was killed, several were badly hurt and taken to hospital, and a number of 2
other people received smaller hurt. Altogether over two hundred people were homeless after the storm.
A farmer, Mr. Tan, said that the storm began early in the morning and lasted for over an hour.
―I was eating with my wife and children,‖ he said, ―When we heard a loud noise. A few minutes later our house fell down on top of us. We tried our best to climb out but then I saw that one of my children was missing. I went back inside and found him, safe but very frightened.‖
Mrs. Woo Mei Fong said that her husband had just left for work when she felt that her house was moving. She ran outside at once with her children.
―There was no time to take anything,‖ she said, ―A few minutes later, the roof came down.‖
Soldiers helped to take people out of the flooded (水淹的) area and the welfare department (福利机构) brought
36. How many homes altogether (总共) were damaged in the storm?
A. Fourteen B. Twenty-one
C. Twenty-nine D. Thirty-six
37. Where was Mr. Tan when the storm first began?
A. He was in bed. B. He was inside the house.
C. He was outside the house. D. He was on the roof.
38. Mrs. Woo and her family didn‘t get hurt because _________.
A. her husband knew there would be a storm
B. they were all outside the house when the storm became worse
C. she felt the house was moving
D. the welfare department helped her
39. The underlined word ―shelter‖ in this passage means ______.
A. something to eat B. something to wear
C. somewhere to study D. somewhere to stay
40. Which of he following may be the best title for this passage?
A. A Terrible Storm B. A Lucky Woman
C. Good Soldiers D. Clever People
Alfred Nobel, the great Swedish inventor and industrialist, was born in Stockholm on October 21, 1833, but moved to Russia with his parents in 1842, where his father, Immanuel, made a strong position for himself in the engineering industry. Immanuel Nobel invented landmine and made a lot of money from the government during the Crimean War, but went bankrupt soon after. Then, the family returned to Sweden in 1859, where Alfred began his own study of explosives in his father‘s lab. He had never been to school or university but had taught himself, and by the time he was twenty, he became a skillful chemist and excellent linguist, speaking Swedish, Russian, German, French and English. He built up over 80 companies in 20 different countries. He was always searching for a meaning to life. He spent much time and money working on how to end the wars, and the peace between nations, until his death in Italy in 1896. His famous last will, in which he left money to provide prizes for outstanding work in physics, chemistry, physiology, medicine, literature and peace, is a memorial to his interests and ideas. And so, the man is remembered and respected long after his death.
41. Where was Alfred Nobel born? He was born in ________.
A. Sweden B. Stockholm
C. Russia D. Moscow
42. What did Immanuel Nobel invented during the Crimean War?
A. The engineering industry. B. A strong position.
C. Landmine. D. Study of explosives.
43. Why did Alfred Nobel return to Sweden ? Because his father ________.
A. went bankrupt B. was put in prison
C. was ill D. died
44. How many companies did Alfred Nobel build up? He built up ________ companies in different countries.
A. 20 B. 40
C. 60 D. 80
45. What was Alfred Nobel always searing for? ________.
A. More time and more money B. A meaning to life
C. How to end the war D. The peace between nations
Henry was an office worker in a big city. He worked very hard and enjoyed traveling in his holidays.
He usually went to the seaside, but one year he saw an advertisement in a newspaper. ―Enjoy country life. Spend a few weeks at West Hill Farm. Good food. Fresh air. Horse riding. Walking. Fishing. Cheap and interesting.‖
―This sounds a good idea,‖ he thought. ―I‘ll spend a month at West Hill Farm. I think I can enjoy horse riding, walking and fishing. They‘ll make a change from sitting by the seaside and swimming.‖
He wrote to the farmer. In the letter he said that he would like to spend all of July there. Then on the first of July, he left for West Hill Farm.
But four days later, he returned home.
―What was wrong with West Hill Farm?‖ his best friend, Ed, asked him. ―Didn‘t you enjoy country life?‖
―Country life was very good,‖ Henry said. ―But there was another problem.‖
―Well,‖ he said, ―the first day I was there a sheep died, and we had roast mutton for dinner.‖ ―What‘s wrong with that?‖ Ed asked. ―Fresh meat is the best.‖
―I know, but on the second day a cow died, and we had roast beef for dinner.‖
―You don‘t understand,‖ Henry said. ―on the third day a pig died and we had roast pork for dinner.‖
―A different meat every day,‖ Ed said loudly, ―and you are complaining!‖
―Let me finish,‖ Henry said. ―on the fourth day the farmer died, and I didn‘t dare (敢)stay for dinner!‖
46. How did Henry find out about the farm?
A. He saw it in a newspaper advertisement.
B. His best friend told him.
C. He wrote to the farmer.
D. Maybe he learned it from the radio.
47. Henry came back home several days later because ______________.
A. he didn‘t like the country life at all
B. the farmer wasn‘t friendly to him
C. his holiday was over
D. he thought he might have to eat the farmer
48. ―…and you are complaining!‖, the word ―complain‖ means __________.
A. 夸奖 B. 说三道四
C. 抱怨 D. 故弄玄虚
49. Which of the following sentences is true?
A. Ed could eat a different kind of meat every day.
B. Henry thought he could enjoy a change.
C. Henry couldn‘t think of anything else to do, so he went to the farm.
D. The farmer died because of the bad meat he ate.
50. Which is the best title for the passage?
A. What a beautiful farm! B. Have a good time.
D. Henry and the farmer.
People often say, ―Children can‘t do math problem, it‘s because parents can‘t do their children‘s homework.‖ Here‘s an example to show what I mean.
The other day my daughter brought home her math homework. ―I have to subtract (减) 179 from 202,‖ she said.
―It‘s quite easy,‖ I said. ―You put the 202 over the 179.‖
―But we need a 10 here. Where is the 10?‖
―I don‘t know where the 10 is. Let‘s just subtract 179 from 202. Nine from two is three. You carry one and add it to seven. Eight from zero is two. The answer is 23.‖
―We can‘t do it that way. We have to use the 10.‖
―Well, I‘m going to call your teacher to see how she subtracts 179 from 202.‖
Over the telephone, I said that I was having a bit of trouble with the homework she had given to my daughter. The teacher said, ―In the right-hand column (栏) we have units of one. The two in that column counts for two ones. The zero in the center counts for zero tens. The two in the left-hand column counts for hundreds. Are you clear?‖ But I didn‘t think I was clear.
I hung up and found my way to the medicine box. My head was now hurting. I started putting pills of medicine into my mouth. ―How many did you take?‖ my wife asked. ―I took one and then I took another…I know one and one was two, but don‘t ask me what it is now.‖
51. The daughter wanted ______ the other day.
A. to give her father a lesson
B. to show how difficult math was
C. her father to phone her teacher
D. her father to help her with her homework
52. Which of the following sentences is not true?
A. The father had a different way to do the math problem.
B. The father couldn‘t do his daughter‘s homework.
C. The daughter couldn‘t understand her father‘s way.
D. The daughter had some trouble doing the math problem.
53. From what the teacher said, we know that the word ―units‖ means ______ here.
A. whole numbers less than 10 B. whole things
C. groups of lessons D. the smallest numbers
54. What the teacher said made the father _________.
A. angry B. worried C. sad D. tired
55. Can you guess what would happen next in the story?
A. The father would go to school and begin to learn math.
B. The father would become very ill and have to take more medicine.
C. The father would never do his daughter‘s math problems again.
5 C. A short holiday
D. The father would go to the school and fight with the teacher.
Of all the students of Gradde Four, Bill is the tallest. He‘s 13, and of course, he‘s the oldest, too. But he‘s the worst and the most foolish. He can‘t answer the easiest question in class. And he never passes the exams.
But the boy is the strongest in his school. Even the boys in higher grades are afraid of him. So he leaves home with an empty bag. When he gets to school, his bag is full of fruit and cake. Sometimes he brings some home. His mother, Mrs, King is always happy when she sees them. She praises her son, for she can save some money.
This morning Mrs.King went shopping in the market. She saw an old man selling eggs there. She chose 24 but paid only for 20. The old man was too busy to count them. She hurried offand told her husband as soon as he came back for lunch.
―How clever you are!‖ Mr,King said happily. And Bill was busy eating the eggs, so he didn‘t say a word. ―What‘s your favourite food,dear?‖ asked Mr. King.
―Eggs, of course.‖
―Well, then,‖ said the man. ―Can you tell us what cay lay eggs?‖
The boy thought for a while and said,‖ Hens, duck, geese and and mom‖
―Oh. But why?‖
― I often hear them call me ?BAD EGG.‘.‖
56. Bill never passes the exams because
A. he‘s the tallest in school B. he‘s 13
C. he doesn‘t work hard at his lessons D. he is not the worst in school
57. Why is Bill‘s bag full of fruit and cakes when he gets to school?
A. Because he buys them on his way to school.
B. Because he makes the children give them to him.
C. Because he finds them in the shops.
D. Because his parents buy them for him.
58. , so Mrs. King is happy.
A. Bill often saves money for his family.
B. The children are afraid of Bill
C. Bill is stronger and older than any other child in school.
D. Bill gets no food wihtout paying any money.
59. Bill didn‘t say a word at table because
A. he was thinking of a problem B. he had to go to school on time
C. he was afraid of his father D. he wanted to eat more eggs
60. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
A. Mrs. King can lay eggs B.Children think Bill is very bad.
C. Bill wished his mother could lay eggs. D. Bill like his nickname very much.
A: I‘m totally lost. It‘‘t it?
B: Yes. The visiting is over. Here‘s the exit.
A: I‘B: Walk on about 100 meters, and you will find a cafe.
A: It‘（提取）some money now. Where are the post office and bank?
B: They are not far from here. Go straight and the first cross, and you‘ll find the post office. Go
A: Good afternoon! Can I help you?
A: That‘s right, and your flight number is AM378 on July 8th.
B: But now I want to make a change. Please cancel this flight and change to flight AS112.
A: I‘B: It will be Saturday, won‘t it?
B: That‘s OK. Thank so very much.
71.Never ask a young lady‘s age. It‘s a ________(person) secret.
72.Terry managed ________(cancel) a date with his girlfriend.
73.The whole family spent a whole day ________(measure) the size of their new house.
74.Your excuse for breaking the window sounds ________(reason) .I forgive（原谅）you this time.
75.Susan is a girl who is always full of strange _________(think).
76.By working hard,Tim has made a slight________(improve) in his research work.
77.Mr Jackson‘s desk is always well ________(arrange). Everything is in good order.
78.She is hardworking,but her work lacks ________(organize).
79.I have no idea about the _______(exactly) size of the room.
80.The doctors tried their best to save the ________(death) girl but they failed at last.
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