1.My _____ brother is three years older than I.
2.John writes beautiful handwriting _____ his age．
3.We could do _____ wait for the instructor to arrive．
4.Mr. Smith had an unusual ___: he was first an office clerk, then a sailor, and ended up as a school teacher.
5.I don’t think Jack will come today, _____.
A.nor will Mary
B.and Mary doesn’t
C.Mary will either
D.or Mary does
6.Playing violin is my favourite_____.
7.If he_____of all the dangers, he should change his mind.
8.It worried her a bit _____her hair was turning gray.
9.Some people viewed the findings with caution, nothing that a cause-and-effect relationship between passive smoking and cancer remains _____.
A.to be shown
B.to have shown
C.to have been shown
10.The paint is still wet. _____!
A.Be not sure to touch it
B.Be sure not to touch it
C.Be sure to not touch it
D.Don't be sure to touch it
11.The committee ______ over the problem among themselves for two hours.
B.has been arguing
D.have been arguing
12._____ I know him， I like him.
A.The better…the more
B.The better…the most
C.The less…the little
D.The more…the most
13.A voice _____ the program to announce the election results．
14.Scientists didn’t know much about lung cancer ___.
D.in the past
15.She _____the handkerchief and put it in her pocket.
16.The little boy, Johnnie, had been up with a _____of mints.
17.As a_____actor, he can perform,sing,dance and play several kinds of musical instruments.
18.I received a _____ parcel yesterday and I am still wondering who may have sent it．
19.How the fire in the dancing hall started _________ a mystery.
20.I’ll have a cup of coffee and ___.
B.two piece of breads
C.two pieces of breads
D.two pieces of bread
21.On his way (A)to school yesterday morning Prof. Wang met (B)an old friend and stopped talking (C)with him for quite a while(D).
A.On his way
D.for quite a while
22.In winter, animals have a hard time_____ anything to eat.
C.to find out
23.You ___ here at 9, but now it is already 10.
A.ought to be
B.need to be
C.ought to have been
D.need have been
24.Wouldn’t you rather your child ___ to bed early?
25.The flyover at the crossing on the 4th Ring Road is now ______ construction.