1.Being somewhat short-sighted, she had the habit of ## at people.
2.You've made some progress in your study. But it still remains ().
D.to be improved
3.Her illness () our plan for the party.
4.A century consists of ten ().
5.The two outlaws were so carried () in the spelling game that they forgot why they were there.
6.His suggestion was approved by a(n) () majority in the company.
7.The apron () between the mother and the children is so strong that its influence never stops.
8.The magazines and newspapers were () with stories about her private life.
9.He often () fun at his deskmate, who is undersized.
10.They are () the causes of the accident.
11.This newspaper’s ()are usually the scandals of movie stars.
12.Jack is considered an eccentric as he () social conventions.
13.A multifaceted manager should not only understand the world of business, but also be () to the employees' needs and feelings.
14.All I can do now is nothing ().
D.only to wait
15.Drop () whenever you have time. You are always welcome.
16.I was impressed by his highly developed () of humor.
17.Jenny is not in the()for going to the party tonight.
18.I was () when I learned that they turned down your application.
19.It is hard to imagine a large city without policemen, but such was the() in London in the early 18th century.
20.The literature of a period () its values and tastes.
1.According to the passage, her pride in being a volunteer in the Olympics does not increased all the more when she was ().
A.wearing the colorful volunteer uniform and greeting the others in the street
B.learning more about staging a major multi-sport event
C.understanding better a whole range of issues related to the Games
D.joining the ranks of those working in the front line
2.Recent studies have shown that air inside many homes, office buildings, and schools is full of pollutants such as ().
3.Which invention has generated difficult puzzles for scientists, politicians, and philosophers?
A.Theory of Relativity
B.the splitting of the atom
C.the first space flight
4.If you want a prenuptial agreement to be effective, which of the following things you should not do?
A.follow proper guidelines
B.ask a lawyer to write it
C.read it before you sign it
D.know what countries you and your future partner are living in
5.People’s dreams of a better life ().
A.are nearly the same worldwide
B.take various forms
C.express different demands on life
D.reflect the economic power of the country
6.What is not the disadvantage of the Western system of education?
A.Students learn more math and science.
B.Students study more hours each day and more days each year.
C.Students cannot think themselves.
D.Students haven’t studied as many basic rules and facts as students in other countries on high school graduation.
7.Why is leisure important to the Japanese?
A.Leisure is important for emotional and physical health and for a happy family life.
B.Leisure is important for the Japanese economy, which exports more than it imports.
C.They are mentally insane.
D.They are so tired in developing economy.
8.Why do workaholics enjoy their jobs so much?
A.It provides people with paychecks.
B.It offers more than financial security.
C.It provides people with self-confidence.
D.People can get a feeling of satisfaction.
9.The intuitive learning style().
A.values independent thinking and creative ideas
B.is a theory-to-practice method of learning
C.is not practical
D.is less productive
10.Which description does not fit an art lesson in a Western country?
A.Children draw the same pictures as that on the blackboard.
B.Each child draws a different picture.
C.Children listen while the teacher lectures.
D.Children watch TV in class.
1.There are fewer political refugees than in the past.
2.Companies are trying to alter the pig's genetic code to prevent pig organs from being attacked by humans.
3.Some lawyers justified almost 100 percent of all marriages in the United States end up on the trash heap.
4.Students listen to the teacher and memorize information and rules in America.
5.After Dolly’s birth, adults for a variety of reasons might want to clone themselves.
6.Each student can have a terminal to use now, which can help them study.
7.It is impossible to clone the dead.
8.In every field, computers can never beat people.
9.When Paul watched the Olympics in Salt Lake City, he knows that behind the scenes of each victory rarely stands a hard-working heroes.
10.They spend a lot of time working at their jobs and at home.