If you read _____ the lines, you will know that they don’t really welcome us to attend the meeting.
A. within B. in C. between D. at
It is one thing to enjoy listening to good music, but it is quite _____ to perform skillfully yourself.
A. any other B. another C. other thing D. some other
Strawberries can, of course, be frozen but they taste best when bought and eaten _____.
A. fresh B. freshly C. more freshly D. fresher
―― We did not see him at the lecture yesterday.
―― You _____ him, since I went to an international conference with him.
A. mustn’t have seen B. can’t have seen
C. couldn’t see D. needn’t have seen
We have been told that under no circumstances _____ the telephone in the office for personal affairs.
A. may we use B. we may use C. we could use D. did we use
Venus has a dense atmosphere, _____ we know very little.
A. its composition B. whose composition
C. about which composition D. about whose composition
_____ his capability in dealing with kinds of people, he was appointed chairman of the committee.
A. To be considered B. Considering
C. Being considered D. Having considered
Operations which _____ patients exhausted and in need of long periods of recovery time are now making them feel relaxed and comfortable.
A. leave B. had left C. left D. will leave
With all the magazines I needed _____, I left the post office.
A. buying B. to buy C. bought D. to be bought
The question _____ should do the work requires further discussion in the next meeting.
A. who B. that C. whom D. why
Most students in our class prefer taking pains in our studies to _____ with a better education.
A. equip B. equipping
C. be equipped D. being equipped
I found that my cheating in yesterday’s English test _____ to my parents that very evening.
A. was reported B. had been reported
C. had reported D. was reporting
According to the annual report, the output of coal in the province last year was _____ .
A more than 20 percent in 1990
B. 20 percent more than 1990
C. 20 percent more than that in 1990D. more than 20 percent that in 1990
It is the uses to which television is put _____ determine its value to society.
A. they B. those C. that D. who
In 1969, _____ everyone had dreamed of happened the astronaut landed on the moon.
A. that B. what C. which D. as
____ American firms often talk about the vast amounts spent on training their work forces, in fact they invest less in the skills of their employees than either Japanese or German firms.
A. While B .When C. If D. Because
The Shanghai Metro Operation Company is planning to introduce more art and fashion elements into its 41 tracks and stations, particularly those 42
Expressing the specific culture of the city will be the 43 features of metro stations by 2010, when the World Expo is staged, according to an international Metro and Expo-related forum last week.
According to the city officials on the forum, they want to share valuable experiences from other cities all over the world which have 44 used metro stations for art exhibitions.
“The Metro will be an influential 45 for cultural exhibitions during the 2010 world Expo,” said Ying Minghong, chairman of Shanghai Shentong Metro Group.
Currently, the city’s 140-kilometer metro network 46 16 percent of the city’s overall public transport volume. By 2010,
It is estimated that about 50 percent of the 47 400,000 passengers during the World Expo period (from May 1 to October 31, 2010) are expected to use the metro as their major transportation 48 . The huge amount of passengers can 49 a cultural communication through our metro culture.
At the age of 2, Tai Lihua lost her hearing after a fever. She did not realize she was 50 from other children until she was 7 when she was sent to a 51 school for the deaf and mute.
To a little girl who once 52 a beautiful voice, this 53 was almost fatal. She was driven into a deep depression and spent all her time alone. But a music class at the special school totally changed her life.
“Our teacher 54 a drum on the floor and I could feel rhythmic vibration (震动) passing under my feet over the floor,” Tai said when remembering her childhood.
She was totally fascinated by the vibration and bent 55 the floor to press her face and hands and even her 56 body to the floor to feel the vibration and rhythm. Dance and rhythm have become her lifelong friends since then. In the following years, whenever she saw dance performances on TV, Tai would like to press her face 57 to the loudspeaker to feel the rhythms of different beats.
When she was 15, she was 58 by the China Disabled People’s Performing Art Troupe (剧团), an unofficial troupe for special art founded in 1987. She was chosen as a dancer and began to receive 59 dance training. Tai made dance her form of expression through 60 and hard work.
“The only way for me to learn dancing is to remember, repeat, and remember again, 61 I can feel that a band is alongside me and can play music for me at any time,” said Tai. In her eyes, dance is visible and colorful music and a beautiful language to express her inner world.
The persistence and hard work 62 . She became one of the best dancers of the troupe. Along with other members, she has visited over 50 countries and performed in all the world’s leading theaters, 63 New York’s Carnegie Hall and
A. strong will
B. born gift
C. unfortunate fate
D. colorful music
C. as soon as
D. as long as
A. turn off
B. put off
C. took off
D. paid off
C. just like
D. such as
With a busy life and job, pressure can make you look tired and aged.
Imported gym equipment will help you build up your body’s muscles, making you look full of energy and strength.
2) GYMNASTIC EXERCISES
A bright and large exercise room with excellent equipment and music will give your body a chance to enjoy movement with rhythm.
3) SPECIAL “LAZY-BONE”
“Lazy-bone” fitness equipment is the first bodyshaping set of seven beds in
*Tuition: “Lazy-bone” fitness card, 1000 dollars /month (gymnastic classes included).
*Open Time: 10:30 a.m. ―10:30 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
68. The purpose of this passage is to ______.
A. give advice on health B. introduce new ways of body-building
C. ask you to go to the center D. introduce ways to lose weight
69. If you want some exercises as well as relaxation after a busy day, you’ll go to the center and ______________.
A. learn anatomic and kinematic theory
B. sleep on the special beds
C. join in the gymnastic exercises
D. buy a special card
70. Tom Everest who keeps a “Lazy-bone” fitness card can go to the center ______ this week.
A. 11:30 a.m. Monday B. 11:30 p.m. Monday
C. 10:00 a.m. Tuesday D. 10:00 p.m. Tuesday
71. According to the passage, the center wants to show it is _____ .
A. the most convenient B. the largest
C. the newest D. the most advanced
Biomass energy(生物能), often forgotten as promising alternative to oil, received its day in the sun with the gathering of the Bio-Energy World Congress and Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia, late in April, 2007. Nearly 1700 scientists, businessmen and policy-makers, one-quarter from the foreign nations, gathered for a week to discuss various means of squeezing usable energy out of trees, crops, sea plants and urban waste. Biomass energy in the
Eight percent of Sweden’s energy supply, for example, is presently coming from wood and pulp(纸浆) remaining.
72. Which of the following statements is supported by the passage?
A. Nearly 1700 scientists attended the conference.
B. A quarter of American businessmen were present at the conference.
C. Foreign policy-makers accounted for a quarter.
D. Three-quarters of the representatives were from the
73. Of the total supply twenty years later, biomass energy in the
A. 5% B. 10% C. 15% D. 20%
74. Which of the following is NOT regarded as biomass energy?
A. Willow and sea plants. B. Wood and grains.
C. Water and alcohol mixture. D. Crops and oil mixture.
75. A suitable title for this passage would be ____________.
A. An Energy Conference B. Approval of Biomass Energy
C. Bio-Energy for Automobiles D. Keys to Energy Crisis
A. Profits enlarging
B. Technology developing
C. Education investing
D. Benefits transferring
E. Dominance disappearing
F. A nation rising
The following is an imaginary diary entry written by US president. This diary is part of Global Trends 2025, which was written by the US National Intelligence Council
Global wealth and economic power will shift from West to East.
The transition from old fuels to new will be slow, as will the development of new technologies that present feasible alternatives to fossil fuels or help eliminate food and water problems. All current technologies are inadequate, and new ones will probably not be commercially possible by 2025