一、单选题 (共 50 道试题,共 100 分)
1.The students, ____ reading their books, did not observe me enter the classroom.
2.Foreign disinvestment and the ________ of South Africa from world capital markets after 1985 further weakened its economy.
3.James has just arrived, but I didn’t know he _________ until yesterday.
C.had been coming
4.Preliminary estimation puts the figure at around $110 billion, _____ the $160 billion the President is struggling to get through the Congress.
A.in proportion to
B.in reply to
C.in relation to
D.in contrast to
5.The judge ruled that the evidence was inadmissible on the grounds that it was _____ to the issue at hand .
6._______ to some parts of South America is still difficult ,because parts of the continent are still covered with thick forests .
7.The very ____ of justice lies in the right of every man to a fair trial.
8.He knows the regulations, and if he refuses to ____ with them he must take the consequence.
9.Their marriage came to an end because they were simply not ____ with each other.
10.The director tried to get the actors to _________ to the next scene by hand signals.
11.For the new country to survive, ________ for its people to enjoy prosperity, new economic policies will be required.
A.to name a few
C.not to speak
12.I tried very hard to persuade him to join our group but I met with a flat ______ .
13.The Chinese diplomatic envoys were sent who should strengthen our international position and strive for world peace and friendly____ among peoples.
14.You don’t have to install this radio in your new car . It’s an _______ extra.
15.He is planning another tour abroad ,yet his passport will ______ at the end of this month.
16.I know he failed his last test, but really he’s _________ stupid.
17.Thousands of people turned out into the streets to _________ against the local authorities’ decision to build a highway across the field.
18.To his great joy he discovered that his ear was becoming ____.
19.Each individual is requested to state the ____ on which his judgments are based.
20.The chairman was blamed for letting his secretary ________too much work last week.
21.The mayor is a woman with great _______ and therefore deserves our political and financial support.
22.Although the arguments were ____, he was not convinced.
23.________ you _______ further problems with your printer, contact your dealer for advice.
D.In case, had
24._________ conscious of my moral obligations as a citizen.
A.I was and always will be
B.I have to be and always will be
C.I had been and always will be
D.I have been and always will be
25.I am not______ with my roommate but I have to share the room with her ,because I have nowhere else to live.
26.The wealth of a country should be measured ________ the health and happiness of its people as well as the material goods it can produce.
A.in line with
B.in terms of
C.in regard with
D.by means of
27.Politically these nations tend to be ______,with very high birth rates but poor education and very low levels of literacy.
28.His contribution to the program was ____ because 99 percent of the work was completed by his colleagues.
29.The meeting was put off because we __________ a meeting without John.
B.were objected to having
C.objected to have
D.objected to having
30.She hit the chair and ____ the coffee.
31..________quantities of water are being used nowadays with the rapid development of industry and agriculture.
32.An auction is usually advertised beforehand with full particulars of articles to be sold and where and when they can be viewed by ____ buyers.
33.”This light is too______ for me to read by. Don’t we have a brighter bulb some where”: said the elderly man.
34.It was no _____ that his car was seen near the bank at the time of the robbery .
35.Mr. Smith had an unusual _______ : he was first an office clerk , then a sailor , and ended up as a school teacher.
36.”You try to get some sleep. I‘ll _____the patient‘s breakfast, “said the nurse.
37.I went there in 1984, and that was the only occasion when I ________ the journey in exactly two days.
B.must have made
C.was able to make
38.Poverty is not ______ in most cities although ,perhaps because of the crowded conditions in certain areas , it is more visible there.
39.At first, the _____ of color pictures over a long distance seemed impossible ,but , with the painstaking efforts and at great expense ,it became a reality.
40.Because fuel supplies are finite and many people are wasteful, we will have to install _________ solar heating device in our home.
A.some type of
B.some types of a
C.some type of a
D.some types of
41.A system of strict discipline has a ____ effect on conduct.
42.Most laboratory and field studies of human behavior ______taking a situational photograph at a given time and in a given place.
43.The house has remained ____ since its owner left for a foreign country four years ago.
44.When workers are organized in trade unions, employers find it hard to lay them ________.
45.Her hair was wet from the ____ tossed up by the huge waves.
46.He promised to put ____ a word for me.
47.His remarks were ________ annoy everybody at the meeting.
A.so as to
B.such as to
D.as much as to
48.She worked hard at her task before she felt sure that the results would ________ her long effort.
49.We have arranged to go to the cinema on Friday, but we can be _______and go another day.
50.They had the greatest difficulties ____ during the journey to Antarctica.