You are sure to fail the exam ________ you study hard.
A. ifB. unlessC. sinceD. that
Look! Duo Bujie is getting the first place. ________ fast runner he is!
A. HowB. What aC. How aD. What
The number of giant pandas is getting ______ because their living areas are becoming farmlands.
A. less and lessB. larger and larger
C. smaller and smallerD. fewer and fewer
---What’s your favorite film
--- The Wondering Earth. It shows a lot of imagination, has a sense of humor.
A. too; toB. neither; norC. either; orD. not only; but also
Mind your ________, Linda! It’s not polite to make a loud noise at the dinner table.
A. situationB. suggestionC. expressionD. manners
--- There have been great changes in Xuzhou in the past few years.
--- I can’t agree more. The changes there are ________ imagination.
A. overB. pastC. beyondD. with
--- Do you think colors can ________ your feelings.
---I think so. Red makes me happy. So I like red very much.
A. influenceB. increaseC. interviewD. introduce
The math problem is so hard that ________ students can work it out.
A. a fewB. a littleC. manyD. few
I don’t know the teacher ________ is talking with Miss Wang.
A. whoB. whomC. whichD. what
---Must I go to medical school and be a doctor like you, Dad.
---No, you ________, son. You’re free to make your own decision.
A. can’tB. shouldn’tC. needn’tD. mustn’t
--- ________ is it from the park to the theatre.
---It’s about half an hour by underground.
A. How oftenB. How soonC. How longD. How far.
--- I wonder ________.
---Yes, of course.
A. why we will visit the museumB. when we will get to the museum
C. whether the museum is worth visitingD. what we can see in the museum
--- It’s a little cold. Would you mind closing the window
---________. I will do it right away.
A. Forget itB. No, you can’tC. Of courseD. Not at all
Xuzhou Department Store ________ for about 70 years. It will be moved soon.
A. has been openB. has openedC. has openD. has been opened
--- My son is too short to be a successful basketball player.
--- ________. Every dog has its day.
A. I think soB. It’s hard to sayC. That’s rightD. You’d better not
Ever since I was ten years old, I have decided to do everything on my own though I couldn’t really understand them.
When I was young , I always ______ the summer holiday with my grandfather at the mountain farm in Western Norway (挪威). ______ my grandfather had to work all day himself, he could spare some time for me.
One day my grandfather said to me, “Come. I have a toy boat for you.” I followed him to a workroom _______. However, nothing like that was there ______ a block of wood. “Is that the boat...” I asked curiously. “No one can give you what you do for ______. With your own hands, you’ll make it out of wood. Then it will be the ______ boat in your heart.” Finally, I finished it with his help. Seeing the boat ______ in the lake Storvassdal, I felt ______ and thought everything nice around me.
Good times don’t last long. I had to ______ to America. Feeling sad, I hid my boat under a big rock at Storvassdal. Moreover, I didn’t know that was the ______ time I saw my grandfather.
Years later, I returned to the mountain farm with my parents and children. I searched for my boat, but ______ . I was about to ______ when I touched something different under a big rock. Luckily, I found the boat which ______ grandfather and me. Holding it, I felt my grandfather was there and we ______ were together again.
As time went by, each time I held the boat, I carved (刻) the year. My grandfather seemed ______. I went on the last trip to the farm with my grandchildren. High in the mountain, I hope they would understand the importance of the boat and its simple sign of self-reliance (自立).
1.A. spentB. tookC. paidD. cost
2.A. UntilB. WheneverC. ThoughD. Because
3.A. carefullyB. unwillinglyC. unhappyD. excitedly
4.A. withB. exceptC. withoutD. besides
5.A. myselfB. yourselvesC. yourselfD. himself
6.A. hardestB. bestC. fastestD. cheapest
7.A. fallingB. jumpingC. swimmingD. floating
8.A. interestedB. terribleC. worriedD. proud
9.A. returnB. enterC. reachD. leave
10.A. finalB. firstC. nextD. another
11.A. succeededB. failedC. lostD. worked
12.A. look upB. set upC. give