1.[单选题]—Are you getting a new flat this year? —____ I can't afford to pay my bills, let alone buy a new flat.
B.You must be joking.
D.Are you sure?
2.[单选题]Her children____________far away from her, the old lady feels lonely sometimes.
3.[单选题]Either Mr. Lee or the students______ to clean the blackboard.
4.[单选题]____________, the rivers were open and navigable.
C.To be summer
D.It was summer
5.[单选题]I can't do my homework with all this noise____________.
A.is going on
B.to go on
6.[单选题]It is vital that enough money____________to fund the subject.
B.must be collected
D.can be collected
7.[单选题]It is ______ work of art that everyone wants to have a look at it.
C.such an unusual
D.so an unusual
8.[单选题]— Would you like to have dinner with us this evening? — ________.
A.OK, but I have to go to a meeting now
B.No, I can't
C.Sorry, but this evening I have to go to the airport to meet my parents
D.I don't know
9.[单选题]This is not my bike．It's ____________.
D.the bike of Mary
10.[单选题]She is waiting for the doctor ____________ I know will not come.
11.[单选题]The juvenile offender was released from custody on condition that he____________a job immediately and____________out of trouble for six months.
A.found ... stayed
B.finds ... stay
C.find ... stays
D.find ... stay
12.[单选题]The manager will not _______ us to see use his car.
13.[单选题]He was willing to speak to the reporters____________ he was not identified.
A.on condition that
D.for fear that
14.[单选题]—Hi, is Mary there, please? —______
A.Hold on. I'll get her.
B.No, she isn't here.
C.Yes, she lives here.
D.Yes, what do you want.
15.[单选题]It happened____________Lisa wasn't there at that time.
16.[单选题]Our English professor is very____in using chopsticks.
17.[单选题]I recognized her____________I saw her.
A.the instant (that)
18.[单选题]____________he works hard, I don't mind when he finishes the experiment.
A.As soon as
B.As well as
C.So far as
D.So long as
19.[单选题]—Do you think I could borrow your dictionary? —_________.
A.Yes, you may borrow
B.Yes, go on
C.Yes, help yourself
D.It doesn't matter
20.[单选题]What kind of events are you good ____?
21.[单选题]The village____________my mother grew up in is not far from the city.
22.[单选题]I'm going to start now ___ miss the beginning.
B.so as not to
C.in order to
D.so as not
23.[单选题]The meeting____________over, the representatives went to visit the farm.
24.[单选题]The higher the standard of living,____________.
A.the greater is the amount of paper is used
B.the greater amount of paper is used
C.the amount of paper is used is greater
D.the greater the amount of paper is used
25.[单选题]I'd like to __________ him to you for the job. He is a very clever and industrious boy.
26.[单选题]I don't mind how hot it is, but I can't ___ the cold.
27.[单选题]I have no idea____________ they have kept in touch with me by E-mail since last year.
28.[单选题]Just calm down --- it doesn't___anything to get so hysterical.
29.[单选题]The soldiers jumped into the river____________past their ears.
A.with bullets whistling
B.with bullets whistled
C.with bullets to whistle
D.with bullets being whistling
30.[单选题]The Smith's family, which____________rather a large one,____________very fond of their old house.
A.were ... were
B.was ... were
C.were ... was
D.was ... was
31.[单选题]This test ___ a number of multiple -choice questions.
32.[单选题]We didn't know his telephone number, otherwise we____________him.
A.would have telephoned
B.must have telephoned
33.[单选题]— What was his performance like? — Oh, it couldn't have been____________.
D.the most wonderful
34.[单选题]____________,we will set off as we planned.
A.Were it good or bad
B.Be it good or bad
C.Being good or bad
D.Whether good or bad
35.[单选题]Students in his class cannot understand ____________.
A.what does the sentence mean
B.what means this sentence
C.what this sentence means
D.what is the meaning of the sentence
36.[单选题]There are many sheep____their farm.
37.[单选题]____________, he slipped through the window.
A.With anyone noticing
B.With anyone noticed
C.Without anyone noticing
D.Without nobody noticed
38.[单选题]Do ____________you are told; otherwise you will be punished.
39.[单选题]He was ________ the Nobel prize for his new discovery.
40.[单选题]—What day is today? —________.
A.Today is March 25th
B.Today is Saturday
C.Today is fine
D.Today is cold
41.[单选题]We cannot judge a person simply on the ___ of his education.
42.[单选题]He told me the news____________our team had won the game.
43.[单选题]—This box is too heavy for me to carry upstairs. —________.
A.You may ask for help.
B.Let me give you a hand.
C.Please do me a favor.
D.I'd come to help.
44.[单选题]Silk _______ by Chinese for thousands of years now.
B.has been used
45.[单选题]Copper as well as most metals ____________.
A.is a good conductor
B.is a good insulator
C.are good conductors
D.are good insulators
46.[单选题]—Do you mind telling me where you're from? —_________.
A.Certainly. I'm from London
B.Sure. I was born in London
C.Not really, you can do it
D.Certainly not. I'm from London
47.[单选题]Hans has a new car. I wonder when____________it.
B.did he buy
D.he is buying
48.[单选题]We have come to a critical moment. You must take immediate ___.
49.[单选题]There used to be some trees by the lake, ____________?
50.[单选题]I wonder how many years ago____________.
A.did your father retire
B.your father retired
C.has your father retired
D.your father has retired