( )16. Of the two new teachers, who do you like______?
A. much B. better C. well D. the most
( )17. Something about his manager suggested that he _____ not interested in what we were doing.
A. was B. were C. be D. is
( )18. The belief that the children of working mothers usually suffer is_____ by most scientists.
A. rejected B. refused C. resisted D. reduced
( )19. Catherine is one of the brightest students who _____ from the Department of Computer Science, Brown University.
A. is graduated B. has graduated
C. are graduated D. have graduated
( )20. I always regret not _____ harder when I was young.
A. studying B. having studied
C. to study D. to have studied
( )21. Her dog ran out of the yard _____ the old lady opened the gate.
A. moment B. a moment C. the moment D. that moment
( )22. –The phone is ringing.
-- Who could _____ be? It is already midnight.
A. he B. it C. this D. that
( )23. There used to be a coffee shop next to your house,________?
A. wasn’t there B. didn’t there C. wasn’t it D. didn’t it
( )24. Not until he finished his homework _____ him to watch TV in the evening.
A. his mother allowed B. his mother had allowed
C. did his mother allow D. had his mother allowed
( )25. He thought nobody was around, but he was in fact seen _____ into the office building.
A. to steal B. steal C. stole D. stolen
( )26. You don’t have to pay for your flights; they’re ______ in the price of your holiday.
A. concluded B. held C. settled D. included
( )27. Have you ever been to the square ______ was built last year?
A. which B. where C. when D. what
( )28. They started off at about 5 o’clock in the morning. They should ____ there by now.
A. arrive B. have been arriving C. have arrived D. be arriving
( )29. In this park, sparrows often fly down from trees to eat from visitors’ hands. They are used to _____ in this way.
A. be fed B. feed C. having fed D. being fed
( )30. It’s such a big room. If you don’t speak loud enough, you’ll never make yourself______.
A. hear B. hearing C. to hear D. heard
Mr. Jones was traveling in a car. Soon after setting out from a village to drive to London, he heard a strange noise from the back of the car. Naturally, he _31__ to have a look. He examined the wheels__32__ but found nothing wrong. __33__, he got back into the car and __34__ his way. The noise began almost immediately and was louder than _35__. Quickly turning his head, the man saw what appeared to be a great black cloud following the car._36__ he stopped at a village later on, he was told that a queen bee must be __37__ in his car as there were thousands of bees nearby.
__38__ learning this, the man realized that the only way to get rid of the bees would be to drive away as _39__ as possible. After an hour’s hard driving, he arrived in London where he _40__ his car outside a hotel and went in to have a drink. It was not long __41_ a waiter who had seen him _42___ hurried in to inform him that his car was covered with __43__. The poor driver telephoned the police and explained what had happened. The _44__decided the best way to _45__ the situation would be to call in a bee-keeper. In a short time, the bee-keeper arrived. He found the __46__passenger hidden near the wheel at the back of the car. Very _47_ to the driver for his __48_ gift, the bee-keeper took the queen and her thousands of __49__ home in a large box. Then, the driver drove away in peace, _50_ free from the “black cloud”, which had hung over his car.
( )31. A. moved out B. got out C. turned around D. drove back
( )32. A. closely B. quietly C. clearly D. deeply
( )33. A. However B. Though C. Instead D. Therefore
( )34. A. went B. continued C. started D. drove
( )35. A. ever B. the beginning C. the past D. early
( )36. A. Until B. Before C. When D. Since
( )37. A. taken B. found C. hidden D. stored
( )38. A. At B. On C. For D. In
( )39. A. carefully B. quietly C. bravely D. quickly
( )40. A. sent B. rested C. parked D. lay
( )41. A. before B. then C. until D. when
( )42. A. come over B. arrive C. set off D. leave
( )43. A. bees B. dust C. flowers D. a cloud
( )44. A. waiter B. driver C. expert D. police
( )45. A. get rid of B. go on with C. clean up D. deal with
( )46. A. mistaken B. anxious C. unpopular D. unwelcome
( )47. A. thankful B. angry C. surprised D. delightful
( )48. A. worthless B. expensive C. unexpected D. usual
( )49. A. sisters B. lovers C. followers D. prisoners
( )50. A. by and by B. at least C. by all means D. at present