1.The number of students who failed the chemistry examination （ ）to fifteen.
2.Tom had the paper （ ）as soon as he finished（ ）it.
A.to be typed ….to write
B.typed… to write
D.typed … writing
3.We students often help and learn from （ ）other.
4.He asked me how long（ ） going to stay in the hotel.
C.time I was
D.time was I
5.You must be responsible for all the losses ____ from your delay in opening the covering L/C.
6.（ ）of them knew anything about it, because it was confidential.
7.There isn’t （ ） in the office.
8.（ ）please say it again ?
9.We have lodged a claim ______ the seller for the shortage of shipment ______ S.S. DONGFENG.
C.on, as per
10.A good teacher always tries to（ ）students to ask question.
11.China is a（ ）country while the U.S is a（ ）country.
B.developing … developing
D.developing … developed
12.（ ） a wrong address, he could not find his friend’s flat.
B.To be given
D.Having been given
13.By the time we got to the cinema the film（ ）for half an hour.
C.has been on
D.had been on
14.I know nothing about him （ ）he is a teacher.
15.After talking for nearly ten hours, he（ ）to the government’s pressure at last.
16.The garden requires（ ）.
17.We _______ if you could give us whatever information you can in this respect.
D.should appreciate it
18.We are glad to receive your telegraphic order of May 6, ______ regret that we can not supply the goods ______ the end of May.
19.The war broke out （ ）1914.
20.We thank you for your letter of May 5th, ___ your purchase from us of 5000 tons Green Beans.
21.Could you give me （ ）?
D.such an advice
22.He hasn’t got （ ）cousins.
23.Your friend and adviser （ ） agreed to help me.
24.Quite often after dinner, they （ ）music in a pub and （ ）home about midnight.
A.are playing, are going
B.will play, are going
25.We look forward to _A___ trial order.
B.receive from you
26.Sorry, I can’t solve your problems, I know （ ）English.
27.From here, we can see the bridge （ ）construction.
28.Teacher told Tom（ ）late for school.
C.not to be
D.did not be
29.This offer is ____ your reply reaching us before May 5th.
30.The cat in the bag made （ ）sound.
31.The cinema（ ）last month is very popular especially among the young people in the town.
32.The doctor suggests that I should sleep with the window open （ ）it’s very cold.
33.While crossing the street, he knocked（ ）our car.
34.The consignment certainly does not match the samples ____ you sent us last month.
35.Shopping will be（ ）cheaper if in holidays.
36.As a commander, you should not（ ）the soldiers to unnecessary danger.
37.Music plays（ ）important part in his life.
38.Not many people realize this,（ ）it is quite true.
39.I still remember the year（ ）I first came to this beautiful city.
40.Jack works so hard as he dreams （ ）owning his own house soon.
41.（ ）lovely weather we have been having these days!
42.While I was skiing, I（ ）and broke my wrist.
43.We will ______ you as soon as the new crop comes to the market.
44.We cannot see any possibility of business ___ your price is too high.
45.Please stop（ ） .Let’s listen to the radio.
46.We are pleased to inform you that the item you requested can be supplied ______ stock.
47.May I stay with you（ ）going back to my parents’ home tonight?
B.so as to
C.in spite of
48.We are willing to renew the agreement on the same terms ____ last.
49.It wasn’t an accident. He did it on （ ）.
50.I prefer writing a term paper （ ）taking an examination.