Knowing ________ can help you deeply understand them.
Da Vinci was________ scientist. He was born ________ April 15, 1452.
A ． an Italy; in B ． an Italian; in C ． an Italian; on
—Alice, do you often get lost in the city?
—I’m afraid so. I haven’t got a very good sense of ________.
A ． direction B ． introduction C ． condition
The price of vegetables ________ so quickly these days.
A ． rushes B ． adds C ． rises D ． raises
—I hear you’ve got a new pen pal. I want to know __________.
A ． where does she live B ． where she lives
C ． where is she studying D ． where can she get to school
I was not a confident person before. That’s because I was fat and others often ___26___ me. As a result, I became very shy. I was scared to say hello to strangers, let alone talk or hang out with them. I was afraid to ask simple questions and speak loud ___27___ others. It seemed that I felt afraid of ___28___ in my life. I used to believe that I would be like this all my life.
But one day, my friend Paul’s words changed my mind. He ___29___ me to change myself. He said, “If you can give it a try, you still ___30___ make a change. But if you ___31___ try, your life is only going to get worse.” I was blown away by what he said. After all, I had nothing to lose. Why not have a try?
The first thing I did was lose weight. I had a ___32___ diet and did exercise every day. After six months, I lost ninety pounds. This taught me that I could change myself.
A few months later, I heard about a speech competition at my university. I plucked up the courage （勇气） to sign up for the competition. For the first time, I was able to ___33___ my story and speak loud in front of lots of people.
After the competition, I made a to - do list and started changing in a very short time. I tried my best to ___34___ the things on the list one by one. When working on them, I became more and more confident.
I am still ____35____ now. And I will never stop.
26 ． A ． came round B ． looked after C ． laughed at D ． depended on
27 ． A ． far from B ． according to C ． at the end of D ． in front of
28 ． A ． everything B ． nothing C ． somebody D ． anybody
29 ． A ． created B ． checked C ． introduced D ． encouraged
30 ． A ． wisely B ． probably C ． actually D ． especially
31 ． A ． often B ． never C ． always D ． sometimes
32 ． A ． strict B ． common C ． whole D ． usual
33 ． A ． refuse B ． review C ． share D ． protect
34 ． A ． explain B ． spread C ． finish D ． discover
35 ． A ． feeling terrible B ． taking photos C ． having breakfast D ． making progress
In 1956, William Lindesay was born in a town north of England. His __36__ in China dates back to his childhood. One day, when he looked at the map of China in a magazine, he __37__ the Great Wall.
“I fell in love with it __38__ ,” he said in an interview with China Daily . “I thought it would be a great __39__ if one day I could travel along it, from end to end.”
In 1987, he started to climb the Great Wall, __40__ it in 78 days. It’s a great adventure （冒险） from the far west of China to the point where the structure meets the sea. The Briton __41__ the high temperature, big blisters （水泡） and tiredness during the run. The journey took place in two parts, to __42__ the hottest midsummer.
Once in the Gobi Desert, the __43__ almost died from dehydration （脱水） . In another trip, Lindesay and his team walked deep into the Gobi Desert of Mongolia and __44__ an unknown section of the wall.
During his exploration （探险） , he noticed some sections of the wall were ___45___ destroyed （破坏） and covered with rubbish. ___46___ he decided to stay in China to protect it. Modernization and development were making the situation even worse. “Some people say it will ___47___ centuries to change. I say we don’t have centuries of time. It’s got to be much ___48___ ,” he said.
Lindesay always carries a garbage bag with him in the wild, picking rubbish ___49___ . “Every person can make a difference. If we can pull together, China will be a green, beautiful and ___50___ country to live in,” he said.
36 ． A ． plan B ． interest C ． life D ． change
37 ． A ． came across B ． went across C ． looked through D ． got through
38 ． A ． specially B ． hardly C ． normally D ． immediately
39 ． A ． chance B ． danger C ． adventure D ． dream
40 ． A ． completing B ． continuing C ． stopping D ． considering
41 ． A ． refused B ． experienced C ． stayed D ． realized
42 ． A ． challenge B ． follow C ． avoid D ． protect
43 ． A ． farmer B ． guide C ． researcher D ． explorer
44 ． A ． created B ． invented C ． introduced D ． discovered
45 ． A ． hardly B ． nearly C ． probably D ． badly
46 ． A ． But B ． So C ． And D ． While
47 ． A ． cost B ． spend C ． take D ． pay
48 ． A ． clearer B ． easier C ． quicker D ． higher
49 ． A ． along the way B ． in the way C ． in a way D ． by the way
50 ． A ． strong B ． friendly C ． healthy D ． busy
How __________________________________________________ others!
My task is ________________________________.
________ ________ to ________ ________ others for a long time.
—Jack, we’re moving next week.
— ________ Wish you happiness in your new apartment.
A ． Why not? B ． Congratulations. C ． Pardon me? D ． I’m afraid not.
British people ________________________ past you.
I used to be afraid of __________ __________ __________ in front of my class.
The boy always works hard, so his teachers __________ __________ __________ him.
I’m really __________ __________ __________ seeing you at the next gathering.
How much success you can achieve __________ __________ how hard you have worked.
The little girl didn’t know how to __________ __________ the problem.
There is an ________ ( 地下的 ) parking lot for over 2,000 cars in Wanda Plaza.
It’s said that there will be an ________ ( 地下的 ) shopping centre in our town.
Don’t cut in when others are talking. You should wait ________ ( 礼貌地 ).
A hurricane usually has strong wind and rain. There is no way to stop the hurricane or make it change its ________.
A ． decision B ． difference C ． direction D ． difficulty
You must ________ me the reason why you came so late this time.
A ． excuse B ． explain C ． explain to D ． pardon
Nora opened the box. To her surprise, ________ it was a gold watch.
A ． outside B ． inside C ． beside D ． behind
Daniel wonders ________ he should go to for help.
A ． what B ． whom C ． how D ． where
Sally sat ________ Harry and they had lunch face to face.
A ． beside B ． front C ． opposite D ． behind
—You’d better not ________. You should show good manners.
—OK. I will queue for my turn ________.
A ． push in; polite B ． carry on; politely C ． push in; politely D ． hand in; polite
—Run as _________ as you can. I’m sure you can win the race.
—I’ll try my best.
A ． loudly B ． quickly C ． hardly D ． politely
—Alice, could you remember _________?
—Have you forgotten we agreed to go to Shijiazhuang?
A ． where are we going after the exam
B ． when we are going to Qingdao
C ． when are we going to Qingdao
D ． where we are going after the exam
—Excuse me, could you please tell me ________.
—There is a bookstore on the third floor. You can buy it there.
A ． how can I get to the bookstore B ． where can I buy the book Harry Potter
C ． how I can get to the bookstore D ． where I can buy the book Harry Potter
— Could you tell me ________?
— She lives near Xinhua Bookstore.
A ． where does Mrs. Green live B ． where did Mrs. Green live
C ． where Mrs. Green lives D ． where Mrs. Green lived
—You shouldn’t cough at others, Tony. It is not _________ and also unhealthy.
—Sorry, Ms. Lin. I won’t next time.
A ． polite B ． patient C ． personal
The manager asked me to sit ___________ him in order to have a face-to-face interview better.
A ． against B ． beside C ． opposite D ． behind
—Could you tell me ________?
—He is going to Beijing with his friend tomorrow evening.
A ． what Mr. Li is looking for B ． who Mr. Li is talking with
C ． when Mr. Li is going back D ． where Mr. Li is going
Could you tell me ________? I want to go to see a film.
A ． where is the cinema B ． where the cinema is
C ． how can I get to the cinema D ． how I can get to the post office
Earth Day is coming. Let’s discuss ________ we can plant some trees tomorrow.
A ． when B ． why C ． that D ． where
—Excuse me, do you know ________?
—Certainly. You can buy it in Beijing 2022 licensed product flagship store.
A ． where I can buy Bing Dwen Dwen
B ． where can I buy Bing Dwen Dwen
C ． how I can buy Bing Dwen Dwen
D ． how can I buy Bing Dwen Dwen
— What did he ask you?
— He asked me ________.
A ． who did I buy the MP4 for B ． when I am going to visit his school
C ． where I had my birthday party D ． what did I do in the classroom
— Bill, I can’t follow you. Will you please speak a little more ________?
— Sorry, I will.
A ． quietly B ． quickly C ． slowly D ． politely
—Could you tell me ________ about the local education?
—I think www.sipedu.org will be helpful.
A ． how can I find information B ． what information can I get
C ． where I can get the information D ． that information I can get
Interesting people are more popular ________ their friends.
A ． opposite B ． among C ． beside