1. How do you ____ for coming late for the meeting?

A) explain B) excuse C) describe D) account

2. The mother was so ____ at the news that she didn’t know what to do.

A)admired B) amazed C) amused D) curious

3. He likes to listen to music with the radio turned on at full ____.

A) power B) voice C) volume D) sound

4. The coach must take a large ____ of the blame for the failure of the football match.

A) quantity B) number C) share D) amount

5. Although alone in the house, he was so busy with his research that he felt____ lonely.

A) all but B) nothing but C) something but D) anything but

6. The introduction of modern technique from abroad makes it necessary for skilled workers to ____ unskilled workers.

A) take place B) take over C) take down D) take the place of

7. ____ so few people in the street was unusual.

A) For there to be B) As there to be C) For there being

D) As there being

8. There are signs ____ Internet are becoming more and more popular with teenagers.

A) that B) whose C) what D) which

9. Bob had been ____ on a meadow sprinkled with dandelion for a long time before he sat up.

A) laid B) lying C) lain D) laying

10. Jill would rather that his girl friend ____ in the same department as he does.

A) studied B) should study C) study D) had studied

11. She had no objection to ____ the airplane ticket which would send her to Geneva.

A) to take B) taking C) of taking D) to taking

12. I’m ____ the impression that you’ve told me about it.

A) into B) on C) of D) under

13. In the summer holidays, they have a plan to go to movies at weekly ____.

A) intervals B) bases C) gaps D) times

14.I have decided to ____ my smoking.

A)cut up B)cut off C)cut across D)cut down

15. Many of the imported planes have been lying ____for years because of the restrictions on the foreign spare parts. A) idle

B) vacant C) empty D) hollow

16. Electrical ____ are(is) used to free people from the heavy housework.

A) equipment B) facilities C) appliances D) apparatus

17. The rain came on time and would certainly ease the feat ____ the people of inland.

A) to face B) face C) facing D) faces

18. They bought a Yamaha piano at the price of 10,000 yuan. They liked it

so much that they would have paid ____ for it.

A) twice as much B) as much twice C) as twice much D) much as twice

19. It was not until she had come downstairs ____ remembered the keys were not with her.

A) she B) when she C) that she D) and see

20. Mike is very happy. His mark in the English examination is higher than____ in the class

A) anyone’s B) anyone else C) anyone else’s D) anyone’s else

21. The first prize goes to ____ makes the greatest contribution to the company.

A) whomever B) whichever C) no matter who D) whoever

22. Society is a building, to the construction of ____ every member brings a brick.

A) that B) which C) it D) this

23. The applicant filled in the form,but he didn’t know which office room ____.

A) to send it to B) to be sent to C) to have it sent to D) to sent it

24. Young ____ he was, he was trusted with an important task.

A)because B)although C)as D)since

25. Tom broke the glass of the neighbor’s window. I’ll ____ that he will not do it again.

A) hope for B ) be sure C) see to it D) make it so

26.The new cars of the Volkswagon Company are now being ____at the rate of 1,000 every week.

A) turned out B) turned down C) turned up D) turned on

27. It was urgent that he ____ her immediately.

A) calls B) called C) call D) would call

28. I don’t ____ going to the movie.

A) feel for B) feel like C) feel out D) feel

29. The meeting drew to a ____ late in the afternoon.

A) near B) close C) point D) tail

30. John regretted ____ to the meeting last week.

A) not going B) not go to C) not having been going D) not to be going




【详细解答】account for 解释、导致;explain解释;excuse 原谅;find excuse for 找借口;describe 描述。




【详细解答】测验学生对几个形容词近义词的辨认。admired 敬慕

的,amused 被逗乐的,curious好奇的,be amazed at 对……很震惊。




【详细解答】测验学生对几个名词近义词的辨认。power电力、功率、权力;voice 声音、说话声;sound声音、

声响;volume 音量、容量。本句话说的是把收音机的音量开到最大,所以选择C。









【详细解答】这道题目主要是测试学生对于anything but 及nothing but 的掌握,anything but一点也不、决不, nothing but只不过……而已。




【详细解答】take place发生;take down 记下;take over 接管;take the place of 取代。根据上下文,选择D




【详细解答】there to be 句型做主语时,通常用for做引导词。所以选择A项。




【详细解答】名词sign后面要跟that引导的从句做同位语。 9.【答案】B

【译文】 Bob在满是蒲公英的草地上躺了很长时间才坐起来。


【详细解答】本题主要测验学生对几个容易混淆的词的辨认。lie 躺:过去式 lay,过去分词lain;现在分词lying;lie撒谎:过去式lied,过去分词lied,现在分词lying;lay放置:过去式laid,过去分词laid,现在分词laying. 句子中是lie(躺)的现在分词。


【译文】 Jill宁愿他的女朋友和他在同一个系里学习。


【详细解答】would rather 后面的从句常用虚拟语气过去式。所以选择A。




【详细解答】have no objection to doing something表示不反对做什么事情。注意to为介词。 12. 【答案】D



【详细解答】 to be under the impression that 表示有模糊印象发生过什么事情。

13. 【答案】A



【详细解答】at intervals是考点,表示每隔一段时间或者距离。其余三项均无此义。

14. 【答案】D



【详细解答】cut up切碎,破碎;cut off 切断,删去;cut across 走捷径,抄近路;cut down 减少,符合题

15. 【答案】A

【译文】因为对外国零件的限制,许多进口飞机已经闲置了数年。 【试题分析】近义词辨析。

【详细解答】idle 空闲的,无用的,懒散的;vacant 空缺的,未占用的;empty空无一物的;hollow中空的

16. 【答案】C



【详细解答】 equipment 不可数名词表示设备,装备,仪表,一起;facilities表示便利设施;appliances表示用具,家电;apparatus 表示仪器和器具。

17. 【答案】C

【译文】这场雨下得及时,它将缓解内陆地区的人们面临的高温。 【试题分析】考查分词短语的用法


18. 【答案】A



【详细解答】 twice as much/many 可以用来表示双倍,谈论不可数的东西时用much;谈论可数的东西时用many。

19. 【答案】C



【详细解答】强调句型中应该用that 不用其他的引导词。与

not ...until 句型连用时注意,当强调 until部分时, not应该和

until 部分一起强调。

20. 【答案】C



【详细解答】表示其他任何人应该用 anyone else;它的属格是anyone else’s.

21. 【答案】D



【详细解答】虽然介词之后应该用宾格,但因为后面跟的是一个句子,只能选用主格的whoever 不选用whomever;whichever不用来指表示人的主语;no matter who用来引导让步状语从句。

22. 【答案】B




23. 【答案】A




24. 【答案】C




25. 【答案】C



【详细解答】see to 是一个词组,表示注意照料;该词组后接从句,构成see to it that.

26. 【答案】A



【详细解答】turn out 表示生产,制造;turn down关小,调低,拒绝;turn up 出现,出席,被发现;turn on 打开,开启。

27. 【答案】C



【详细解答】在it is urgent that... 的从句中应该用虚拟语气,should+动词原形,且 should可以省略.

28. 【答案】B



【详细解答】 feel like要求加动名词,表示想要; feel for 表示摸着寻找; feel somebody out 表示摸清某人的意图,想法。

29. 【答案】B



【详细解答】 draw to a close表示快要结束。come to an end /a close 也可以表达同样的意思。

30. 【答案】A

【译文】John 很后悔上星期没有去参加那个会议。

【试题分析】考查 regret的用法。