1.—Tom, this is Hack, Fred is ill in hospital. — Oh, _________
C.I’m sorry to hear that.
D.that’s not good.
2.The young scientist ________ to have discovered a new planet.
3.As soon as he comes back, I’ll tell him when __________ and see him.
A.will you come
B.you will come
D.do you come
4.I’d like to _______ this opportunity to thank you all for your invitation.
A.take care of
B.take advantage of
C.take charge of
D.take pride in
5.He thought that _________.
A.the effort doing the job was not worth
B.the effort was not worth in doing the job
C.it was not worth the effort doing the job
D.it was not worth the effort by doing the job
6.______ is known to the world, Mark Twain is a great American writer.
7.My house is very __________ for getting to work as it is only a few minutes from the station.
8.If you spare half an hour each day to read an English newspaper, you will surely be able to read ______.
9.It is wise ______ him ______ settle the case that way.
10.First draw a line _________the middle of the page. Then write a word in the space above the line.
11.It was an exhibition _________ French paintings.
12.The price of the shares will _________ the number of people who want to buy them.
13.I enjoy listening to Miss White, my English teacher; _________I can only understand about half of what she says.
14.— Excuse me, Sir. Could you hold the suitcase for me? —____________
A.It’s a pleasure.
15.You’ll fail in the driving test ______ you have more practice.
16.So far I haven't ____ any instructions as to what to do next.
17.Mr. Lee，__________ of the __________ speech，started to read a novel.
A.tired ... boring
B.tiring ... bored
C.tired ... bored
D.tiring ... boring
18.Do what you think is right ____ they say.
19.John did badly in the sports meet. I did _____________.
A.even more badly
20.Stressful environments lead to unhealthy behaviors such as poor eating habits, which _____ increase the risk of heart disease.