１．It’s reported that a bus went out of ______ control on a highway ______ east of the city and crashed into a river.
A．the; the B．不填; the C．the; 不填 D．不填；不填
２．—I have a favour to ask you．— ______.
A．Go ahead B．It’s a pleasure C．Help yourself D．Ask, please
３．With high taxes and his small income, Henry had great difficulty in ______both ends meet.
A．having B．letting C．making D．getting
４．With the development of the Internet, ______communication is done by regular mail.
A．less B．more C．little D．few
５．—Is ______ finished?
—Not yet. My dirty clothes are still soaking in the washing machine.
A．something B．anything C．nothing D．everything
６．If you feel tired and sick of fat food, that is ______ you have to go to the hospital for medical examination.
A．why B．whether C．when D．what
７．When the old woman died, it ______ that she was actually very rich.
A．came to an end B．went to light C．came to herself D．came to light
８．Glad to see you back. How long ______ in Russia?
A．did you stay B．have you stayed C．were you staying D．have you been staying
９．—Don’t look down upon Bob. He has his own advantages.
—Oh, yes．______ others are weak, he is strong.
A．If B．Where C．Though D．When
10．In those days, the old woman ______ sit at the gate for hours, waiting for her son to return from the front.
A．could B．should C．might D．would
11．—Perhaps John’s not in．— ______. Look, the light’s on.
A．Yes, he can be at home B．No, he couldn’t go out
C．Yes, he must be at home D．No, he needn’t go out
12．Much of the farm is under water; ______ the grain, most of that has been ruined.
A．owing to B．thanks to C．as for D．as with
13．So amused ______ that I couldn’t help laughing when I saw the children dressed up as Santa Clauses on Christmas Day.
A．did I feel B．had I felt C．I felt D．I had felt
14．Men and women should be treated equally according to the law, but ______ there is great room for improvement.
A．in reality B．above all C．after all D．in return
15．It is on this maglev train that is very comfortable ______ I have been to the People’s Square.
A．how B．that C．where D．when
16．—Who knocked at the door?
—I’ve no idea. I just pretended nobody was at home, so I didn’t ask who ______ was.
A．he B．that C．she D．it
17．—Do you have anything more ______, sir?
—No. You can have a rest or do something else.
A．typing B．to be typed C．typed D．to type
18．______ so delicious, the food in this market was sold out soon.
A．Tasting B．Tasted C．Having been tasted D．Being tasted
19．The child should be punished. You shouldn’t let him _______ telling lies.
A．keep away from B．keep away with C．get away from D．get away with
20．In the character ______ training of children, what really ______ much is what their parents say and do.
A．matters B．cares C．considers D．minds