1. —I put him down for a well-educated man.
—I mean that he's a well-educated man.
A. I beg your pardon B. Speak louder, will you
C. What's that D. Will you repeat word for word
2. He__________ he would be able to leave tomorrow, but it's beginning to took difficult.
A. hopes B. was hoping C. had hoped D. hoped
3. —ou___________ stop me.
—Even if you __________it, I won't allow you to swim across the river.
A. mustn't; dare not do B. may ; dare not do
C. can; dare to do D. needn't; dare do
4. ___________she was invited to the ball made her very happy.
A. If B. That C. When D. Because
5. She had golden hair when she was a child, but_________ she got older and older, her hair went darker and darker.
A. while B. when C. after D. as
6. I lost my way in complete darkness and, matters worse, it began to rain.
A. made B. having made C. making D. to make
7. I often have conversations with John over telephone, while keep in touch with Tom by__________ letter.
A. 不填;;the B. 不填;a C. the;不填 D. the; a
8. The most favorite room is the tidy study with a fireplace, we can watch TV and enjoy the nice scenery outside.
A. where B. when C. that D. which
9. —You don't seem to be quite yourself today. What's wrong?
—Oh, I'm suffering from a cold. Nothing serious,
A. yet B. indeed C. though D. anyway
10.___________lessons were not difficult.
A. Our few first short English
B. Our first few short English
C. Our few first English short
D. Few our first English short
11. Mr. Smith sold that magnificent cottage of his on the sea 2,000,000 dollars.
A. at B. for C. to D. by
12. —Which one can I take?
—-You can take__________ of them; I'll keep none.
A. both B. any C. either D. all
13. What a pity! He____________ the only chance of success.
A. threw away B. put down C. gave in D. broke off
14. —Come in, please. Make yourself at home.
—I'm glad you like it.
A. Thanks. You have a nice place here.
B. Oh, this picture is so beautiful!
C. Thanks. What nice food you've prepared!
D OK. Let me look around your new house.
15. _________ time and labor, cartoonists generally draw the hands of their characters with only 3 fingers and a thumb.
A. To save B. Saved C. Saving D. Having saved