1. Although ?____? Spanish, he attended the course

A. he was knowing     B. he is knowing?

C. having a knowledge of    D. knows?

2. You ?____?that letter to James. However, you didnt.?

A. ought to write          B. ought to have written?

C. should write  D. should be writing?

3. Joseph was very lucky ?____? with his life; he almo

st did not get out of the room.?

A. to escape    B. to have escaped?

C. to escaping   D. to be escaping?

4. Bread and butter ?____?liked by Westerners.?

A. is   B. are    C. were   D. be?

5. The back garden of our house contains a lawn, ?____?

 very pleasant to sit on in summer.?

A. which is   B. which it is   C. it is   D.  where it is?

6. He set up in business ?____? his own and was very successful.?

A. in   B.  of   C.  on   D. by?

7. Johns score on the test is the highest in the class; he ?____?

 last night.?

A. must study  B. should have studied?

C. must have studied  D. is sure to study?

8. Frank almost never received any education, ?____??

?

A. would he   B. did he?

C. didnt he   D. wouldnt he?

9.  Even if his letter ?____? tomorrow, it ?____?

 too late to do anything.?

A.  will arrive...is  B.  should arrive...were?

C.  arrives...will be   D.  arrives...would be?

10. We can hear  ?____?from the back of the room.?

A. just as good   B.  just as easy  ?

C.  just as well   D.  easily as well?

11. To obtain a satisfactory result, one must apply two ?____?

 of paint on a clean surface.?

A.  coats   B. levels   C.  times   D. courses?

12. The small mountain village was ?____? by the snow

for more than one month.?

A. cut back   B.  cut out?

C.  cut off   D. cut away?

13. Miss Green was ?____? $100 for driving after drinkin

g.?

A. fined   B.  charged   C.  punished   D.  posed?

14. Modern ?____? perhaps causes more problems than it s

olves.?

A. technique B.  technology?

  C. tactics D.  tendency?

15. Mary tiptoed over and took the clock away because she hated to hear

it ?____? when she was trying to go to  sleep.?

A. sounding   B. ringing   C. ticking   D. humming?

16. Under this ?____? pressure some of the rocks even

became liquid.?

A. intensive   B.  weighty   C.  intense   D.  bulky?

17. Of course, most immigrants did not get rich overnight, but the ?____? of them were eventually able to improve upon their former st

andard of living.?

A. maximum   B.  minority   C. majority   D.  minimum?

18. Nancy was surprised that they have ?____?. They se

emed to be a happy couple.?

A. split up   B.  broken down  ?

C. fallen through   D. knocked out?

19.  The beach is in an ideal ?____? to draw tourists.?

A. condition   B. situation   C. state   D. publicity?

20. Our ?____? sensitivity decreases with age. By age

60, most people have lost 40 percent of their ability to  smell and 50 percent of their taste buds.?

A. sensible   B. senseless ?

C. sensitive   D. sensory?

21. The eldest child is thoroughly ?____? because they

 always give him whatever he wants.?

A. wasted   B. spoiled?

C.  destroyed D.  uneducated?

22. If a substance is dissolved in water or heated, it may ?____? a gas.?

A. give into   B. give over?

C. give off   D. give away?

23. His manner was so pleasant that Bolla felt at ?____? with him at once.?

A. peace   B. large   C. ease   D. best?

24. Can you take  the day off tomorrow??

Well, Iall have to get ?____? from my boss.?

A. permission   B. permit?

C. allowance   D. possession?

25. The ?____? in Janets character has hindered her f

room advancement in her career.?

A. weakness   B. merit?

C. defect   D. shortcoming?

   试题答案与解析  ??

  1. C)     【句意】  虽然只懂一点西班牙语,但他

还是参加了这个课程的学习。?

  【难点】  know是静态动词,不能用于进行时;选knows从句中又缺少主语。knowledge作“知识”讲时是不可数名词,但作“了解”讲时,前面可加“a”,常用于词组h

aver a knowledge of中,所以选C)。?

  2. B)   【句意】  你本应该给詹姆斯写信,然而

,你没写。?

  【难点】  ought to have written是虚拟语气,与本句句意相符。?

  3. B)   【句意】  约瑟夫幸运地逃了性命;他险

些没从房间里逃出来。?

  【难点】  to have escaped 是不定式的完成式,表示过去的某一动作业已

完成。?

  4. A)   【句意】  黄油面包受西方人青睐。?

  【难点】  bread and butter 是西方人吃的一种食品,虽然有三个字,表

达的却是一个东西,并且是不可数名词,作单数。?

  5. A)   【句意】  我家的后花园有一片草坪,夏

天坐在上面会令你心旷神怡。?

  【难点】  which引出非限制性定语从句,在句中作主语,且和sit on 构成

宾关系。类似的句子有:This room is comfortable to live in 这句中live in this r

oom构成动宾关系。?

  6. C)   【句意】  他独自一人开始经商,并且做

得很成功。?

  【难点】  on ones own 是个常用的介词词组,意为“独自”;of ones

own表示“某人自己的(东西)”,如:I have a flat of my own.我自己有套房子。?

  7. C)   【句意】  约翰的考试分数全班最高;他

昨天晚上一定学习了。?

  【难点】  表示对过去某一动作行为的猜测须要用must have done这一句型

结构。?

  8. B)   【句意】  弗兰克几乎从未受过任何教育

,是不是??

  【难点】  这是一句含有否定副词never的一般过去时的句子,由于主句为

否定形式,所以反意问句用肯定形式。?

  9. C)   【句意】  即使他的信明天到也无济于事

了。?

  【难点】  在条件句中表示现在将来的时间,需要用一般现在时,主句中使

用将来时。?

  10. C)   【句意】  我们在房间的后面也能听得很

清楚。?

  【难点】  as well意为“(程度)同样地好”,是副词短语修饰动词hearj

ust表示程度,意为“刚好”。?

  11. A)   【句意】  为获得一个满意的结果,你必

须在一个干净的表面上涂两层油漆。?

  【难点】  coat意为“覆盖物,层”;level意为“(建筑)楼层”;times

为“次,回”;courses意为“(一层)砖面;一排”。?

  12. C)   【句意】  这个小山村被大雪封住达一个

多月。

【难点】  cut back意为“削减;缩减”;cut out意为“停止;切下”;cut

off意为“切断;使隔断”;cut away意为“切除;砍掉”。?

 

  13. A)   【句意】  格林小姐因酒后驾车被罚100

美元。?

  【难点】  fine意为“处…以罚金”;charge意为“要(),收(),要(

)支付();punish意为“罚,惩罚”;pose意为“造成,引起(困难)”。?

  14. B)   【句意】  现代技术所引发的问题也许比

它所能解决的要多。?

  【难点】  technique意为“技法;具体的技术”;technology意为“工业技

术”;tactics意为“战术,兵法,策略”;tendency意为“倾向”。?

  15. C)   【句意】  玛丽蹑手蹑脚走过来把钟拿走

了,因为她讨厌在自己想睡觉的时候听它滴哒地响。?

  【难点】  sound意为“作声,发声,响”;ring意为“鸣,发出清脆响亮的

声音”;tick

意为“发出滴哒声”;hum意为“发连续低沉的声音(如蜜蜂、马达的嗡嗡声)”。?

  16. C)   【句意】  在这种强大的压力下,一些岩

石甚至变成了液体。?

  【难点】  intensive意为“加强的;集中的”;weighty意为“沉重的;笨

重的”;intense意为“强烈的,剧烈的”;bulky意为“庞大的;粗壮的”。?

  17. C)   【句意】  当然,大多数移民不是一夜之

间就发财的,但是他们大多最终改善了自己的生活水平。?

  【难点】  maximum意为“最大限量;最高点”;minority意为“少数,半数

以下”;majority意为“大多数”;minimum意为“最低限度,最低点”。?

  18. A)   【句意】  南希对他们的离婚表示十分惊

讶,因为他们似乎是一对快乐的夫妇。?

  【难点】  split up意为“分裂,离婚”;break down意为“(精神方面)

掉;(健康)变得

衰弱;崩溃”;fall through意为“失败;成为泡影”;knock out意为“使筋疲力尽”。〖Z

K)〗?

  19. B)   【句意】  这片海滩所处位置理想,吸引

了很多游客。?

  【难点】  condition意为“状况;形势”;situation意为“位置,地点,

环境”;state意为“状态,情形”;publicity意为“公众的注意,名声”。?

  20. D)   【句意】  我们的感官能力随着年龄的增

长而下降。比如说,到60岁的时候,多数人失去了他们40%的嗅觉能力和50%的味觉能力。?

  【难点】  sensible意为“明智的,合情理的”;senseless意为“失去知觉

的,不

省人事的”;sensitive意为“敏感的”;sensory意为“感觉的,传递感觉的”。?

  21. B)   【句意】  他们的大孩子被彻底宠坏了,

因为他要什么,他们就给什么。?

  【难点】  waste意为“使衰弱;使消瘦”;spoil意为“宠坏,溺爱”;dest

Roy意为“破坏;毁灭”;uneducated意为“未受(良好)教育的”。?

  22. C)   【句意】  如果一种物质溶解在水里或被

加热,它可能释放出一种气体。?

  【难点】  give into为非固定搭配;give over意为“托付,交托”;give

 off意为“散发”;give away意为“送掉,分发(奖品)等”。?

  23. C)   【句意】  他那平易近人的风度使得博拉

立刻放松了情绪。?

  【难点】  at peace意为“和平地”;at large意为“自由地;大体地”;at

 ease意为“不拘束”;at best意为“至多”。?

  24. A)   【句意】  ——你明天能休一天

??

——呵,我要征得老板的允许。?

  【难点】  permission意为“允许”;permit意为“许可证”;allowance

意为“津贴”;possession意为“拥有”。?

  25. C)   【句意】  詹妮特的性格缺陷阻碍了她事

业进步。?

  【难点】  weakness意为“弱点;嗜好”;merit意为“优点,长处”;defect

t意为“缺点,缺陷”;shortcoming意为“缺点,短处”。