1.The building ____ north dates from 1887.
A. faces B. to face C. facing D. faced
2.How I wish every family ____ a large house with a beautiful garden!
A. has B. had C. will have D. had had
3.He looks sad, as if ____ the bad news.
B. to know C. to have known D. known
4.It is accepted that young babies learn to do things because certain acts lead to _____.
A. rewards B . prizes C. awards D. results
5.She was _____ a medal for bravery.
A. rewarded B. awarded C. praised D. prized
6.He was moving ___ the lake ___ he heard a noise behind him.
A. about; while B. around ;when C. round; when D. at; since
7. You’ll find this map of great value in helping you to ____London.
A .get across B. get over C. get up D. get around
8.I couldn’t _____. The line was busy.
A. go by B. go around C. get in D. get through
9.He can get the ____ that he will go to college by working
A. chance B. chances C. opportunity D. opportunities
the German market to find the _____ there for profitable
B .possible C. likely D. imagination
11.Mrs Taylor has __8-year-old daughter who has ____gift for painting—she has won two national prizes.
A .a; a B. an; the C. an; a D. the; a
12.The young nurse was very nervous
when she ____ in her first operation.
A resisted B. insisted C. disease D. assisted
13.He assisted his neighbor _____ repairing the fence.
A. of B. in C. at D. with
14.She will tell us why she feels so strongly
that each of us has a role ___ in making the earth a better place to live in.
A. to have played B. to play C. to be played D. to be playing
15.Lizzie was _____to see her friend off at the airport.
A. a little more than sad B. more than a little sad
C. sad more than a little D .a little more sad than
16.In that case, there is nothing you can do___ than wait.
A. more B. other C. better D. any
17.Leave the table ___. Don’t touch anything on it.
A. as I am B. as we are C. as it is D. as it were
18.He soon _____ himself to the way of life and has lived happily ever since.
A. arranged B. adjusted C. admitted D. avoided
19.Since we are good friends, you needn’t stand on ___ with us .
B. behaviour C. kindness D. ceremony
20.I can’t live ___ the style of his life.
A. on B. with C. in D. at
21.I don’t mind picking up your things from the store. _____ the walk will do me good.
A. sooner or later B. still C. in time D .besides
22.This book tells ____life story of John Smith, who left ____school and worked for a newspaper at the age of 16.
A. the; the B. a; the C. the;\ D .a;\
23.The students were participating ______ an international
energy- saving competition
between towns in England and Canada.
A. for B.in C. to D. at
24.We expect fine weather, but ___, it will still a storm tomorrow.
A. as it is B. as we are C. as it were D. as it was
25.Have you got a free evening next week? _____, Let’s have dinner
A. while so B. since so C. when so D. if so
26.Never before _____ in greater need of modern public transport
than it is today.
A .has this city been B. this city has been C. was this city D. this city was
27.This is your last chance to go abroad
for further education, don’t ___ it away.
A. take B. keep C. put D .throw
28.Mr smith, ____ of the ___ speech, started to read a novel.
A. tired; boring B. tiring; bored C. tired; bored D. tiring; boring
29.He accidently __ he had quarreled with his wife and that he hadn’t been home for a couple of weeks.
a)let out B. took care C. made sure D. made out
30.He got a patent
_____ making that kind of machine.
A. of B. for C to D. at
31.It takes about an hour to