（ ）1. Beijing won the chances _________ the 2008 Olympics.
A. to host B. host C. hosting D. hosted
（ ）2. Tiger Woods can make billions ______ dollars a year.
A. for B. with C. of D. on
（ ）3. －You looked so beautiful at the party.
A. No, I don’t think so
B. Of course
C. Thank you very much
D. No, I’m not beautiful
（ ）4. The text is very easy for you. There are ______ new words in it.
A. a few B. a little C. few D. little
（ ）5. In the bookshop, a reader asked the shopkeeper ________ “Who Moved My cheese”was an interesting book.
A. that B. what C. how D. if
（ ）6. －In our English study reading is more interesting than speaking, I think.
－I don’t agree. Speaking is _______ reading.
A. as important as B. so important as
C. the more important D. the most important
（ ）7. If he ________ harder, he’ll catch up with us.
A. work B. works C. worked D. will work
（ ）8. The manager ________ that the business would be worse after the stock （股票）went down.
A. talked B. told C. said D. spoke
（ ）9. We should keep _________ in the reading-room.
A. quiet B. quietly C. quite D. quickly
（ ）10. －I think everything goes on well.
A. So I do B. I do so C. So do I D. So is I
（ ）11. If you want to watch TV, you may turn _______.
A. down B. it on C. on it D. it off
（ ）12. I’m sorry I haven’t got any money. I’ve ________ my handbag at home.
A. missed B. left C. put D. forgotten
（ ）13. He is listening to the music _______ she is washing clothes.
A. after B. before C. that D. while
（ ）14. It takes ________ time to go to Beijing by plane than by train.
A. more B. fewer C. longer D. less
（ ）15. －Excuse me. Have you got an eraser?
－Sorry, I haven’t. Why _______ you ask Mary? Perhaps she’s got one.
A. do B. don’t C. did D. didn’t
_____1. What were you doing when the UFO landed? A. Your teacher won’t let you in.
_____2. Will people use paper B. He said I couldn’t stay out late.
money in the future?
_____3. I can’t sleep, what should I do? C. I was doing my homework.
_____4. If I wear jeans to school, D. No, they won’t. Everyone
what will happen? will have a credit card.
_____5. What did your father say? E. You should listen to some
I don’t know __________ to do, can you give me some _______?
While the alien was _______ a souvenir, I ________ the police.
On my way home from school, I saw a cat get ________ _______ a window.
I don’t want to talk _________ it with you _________ the phone.
We are going to have a _______ party for John ________ Friday evening.
Three men went up in a balloon（气球）. They started early in London. The headman was Ted, and the other two men were Davy and Emilio. 1 Soon they heard the sea. They were carrying the usual rope （绳子）, and it was hanging down from the basket of the balloon. At the end of the rope they had tied a metal box. This could hold water, or it could be empty. So 2 . It was for use over the sea. They were also carrying some bags of sand.
After the sun rose, the balloon went higher. It went up to 3,000 metres, and 3 . The water in the balloon became ice. Snow fell past the men’s basket, and they could see more snow on the ground. 4 , but it was hard. They tried to break the icy sand with their knives, but it was not easy. The work was slow and they were still falling, so they had to drop some whole bags of sand. One of them fell on an icy lake and made a black hole in the ice.
At last they pulled the box into the basket. It was still snowing; so 5 . They rose to 5,100 metres! Everything became icy. They were so cold that they decided to land. They came down in Poland heavily but safely. They had travelled 1,797 kilometres from London!
A. The men tried to throw out some more sand
B. they were able to change its weight （重量）
C. They had a big balloon and they were ready for a long way.
D. they climbed to get away from the snow
E. the air there was very cold
Einstein Was Waiting for His Friend
Once Einstein was waiting for one of his friends on a bridge. He was thinking a oblem. While he was waiting, it began to rain. The rain kept on for some time. When Einstein took out a piece of paper from his pocket to write something down, the paper was wet and then he knew that it was raining. His clothes had become wet. But after he put the paper into his pocket, he forgot he was standing in the rain again.
Many scientists are not careful with their lives. This is because they are too careful with their studies.
1. What did Einstein do? He was ______.
A. a doctor B. a teacher C. a scientist
2. Why was Einstein on a bridge.
A. Because he was writing something on the bridge.
B. Because he was waiting for a friend.
C. Because he was thinking.
3. It rained _________.
A. sometimes B. for some time C. for a long time
4. Einstein ________ and began to write something on it.
A. bought a piece of paper.
B. took a piece of paper from his car.
C. took out a piece of paper from his pocket.
5. Which is true?
A. Einstein was careful with his work.
B. Einstein was careful with his clothes.
C. Einstein was careful with his friends.