1.Are trees( )along the road right now?
2.– Why are you so late? – ( ).
A.It's a shame
B.I came across an old friend
D.That's all right
3.When was the building( )?
4.– What a beautiful dress in the window! – ( ).
A.I have no idea about it
B.Yes, really. If I had the money, I'd buy it
C.You can't wear it
D.There's no money to buy it
5.– Don't take too long at the coffee shop. It's 14:15. – ( ).
A.I'll think your advice over
B.I see. We have 30 minutes left
C.That's no problem
D.I'm afraid so
6.Did you have a neighbor who was always( )your business?
D.poking his nose into
7.– I don't think I'm late. Excuse me, what's the time? – ( ).
A.It says 8:00. But it's 5 minutes slow
B.I'm sorry I've forgot the time
C.I was caught in the traffic jam
D.I'm sorry to keep you waiting
8.When( )the old block of flats( )?
C.is... being demolished
9.A new hotel( )in the centre of town at the moment.
A.has been built
C.is being built
10.History is the story of( )happened to the people before today.
11.Edgar began( )as an office boy years ago.
12.– Hello, Sally. How's everything? – ( ).
A.Good for you
B.Oh, I agree
13.– Excuse me, would you lend me your calculator? – ( ).
A.Certainly. Here you are
B.Please don't mention it
D.Yes, I have a hand
14.– Do you know where I can repair my motorcar? – ( ).
A.I have just bought a new one
B.It's cheap to repair a motorcar
C.Around the street corner
D.You drive too fast to damage it
15.Hardly( )home when it began to rain.
A.had I got
B.I had got
C.had I arrived in
D.I had arrived at
16.Mr Liu,( )at university in Changchun, works at Changhou Company now.
A.whose wife I met
B.I met whose wife
C.I met his wife
D.his wife I met
17.– What do you find difficult in learning English? – ( ).
A.Listening and speaking
B.Don't be afraid of difficulties
C.Learning English is useful
D.Don't be disappointed
18.Could you please pay me( )advance?
19.– Go that way and take a seat. – ( ).
A.No, I'm not tired
B.Thanks, but I'd rather stand
C.Yes, that's a good way
D.It doesn't matter
20.He is a kind-hearted and( )gentleman.
21.I have spent a lot of time( )working on this problem.
22.Silk( )by Chinese for thousands of years now.
B.has been used
23.The definition leaves( )for disagreement.
A.a small room
C.great deal room
D.not so big a room
24.Let's not wait any longer, he might not( )at all.
25.I prefer classic music( )pop music.
26.– Do you know if the Andersons are still living there? – ( ).
A.Yes, they do
B.Yes, they are
C.No, there aren't
D.No, they don't
27.Those cakes look nice. Can I have( )?
28.The policeman was attacked( )a knife.
29.We( )the bathroom and plan( )the bedroom this year.
B.is painting… painting
C.paint… to paint
D.have painted…to paint
30.I prefer tea( )coffee.
31.If you go by car, you'll get there( )40 minutes.
32.She was convicted( )murder.
33.If I had more money, I( )travel around the world.
34.Not always( )they want (to).
A.people can do what
B.can people do what
C.people cannot do what
D.can't people do what
35.Smith drove all the( )to Los Angeles and was just in time for the opening ceremony of the 23rd Olympic Games.
36.– Could I borrow your CD of English songs? – ( ).
A.No, I am not available
B.I'm sorry. It's not at hand now
C.It's very kind of you
D.Thank you very much
37.We lived on a( )when my wife studied in Oxford. It is quiet there, so very suited for a student.
38.Ancient Greece is the( )of western civilization.
39.– May I have a look at your photo album? – ( ).
A.Yes, you have
B.It's very interesting
C.This is my girl friend
D.Yes, of course
40.A lecture hall is( )where students attend lectures.
41.Before she began to study at Beijing University, she( )in a factory for five years.
42.It is hoped that the weather will( )warm for three more days.
43.The man( )the gate when he realized that we had spotted him.
44.He seldom does his homework at school on weekdays,( )he?
45.It's not safe( )in the street.
46.– Is there anything serious, doctor? – ( ).
A.I'm going to have another check-up
B.The results of the blood test are wrong
C.No. Just stay in bed and drink more water
D.Yes. You can go home tomorrow
47.– Will you go on a picnic with us tomorrow? – ( ).
A.Yes, but I'll have English classes
B.Sorry. I have an appointment with Dr. Brown
C.I'm afraid I have no idea
D.I won't. It's kind of you
48.We advised him to give up smoking,( )a lot of exercise.
B.and to do
49.I can do that job( )myself.
50.The refrigerator is( ); we must buy some food.