1. Writing out all the invitations by hand was more time-consuming than we______.
A. will expect B. are expecting C. expect D. had expected
2. I don’t really like the author,_______ I have to admit his books are very exciting. [来&源:zzs~t#e*p.@com]
A. although B. unless C. until D. once
3. —This apple pie is too sweet, don’t you think so?
—_____. I think it’s just right, actually.
A. Not really B. I hope so C. Sounds good D .No wonder
4. Susan made______ clear to me that she wished to make a new life for herself.
A. that B. this C. it D. her
5. They made up their mind that they______ a new house once Larry changed jobs.
A. bought B. would buy C. have bought D. had bought
6. There is a note pinned to the door______ when the shop will open again.
A. saying B. says C. said D. having said
7. It is difficult for us to imagine_____ life was like for slaves in the ancient world.
A. where B. what C. which D. why
8. —Is Anne coming tomorrow?
—_____.If she were to come, she would have called me.
A. Go ahead B. Certainly C. That’s right D. I don’t think so
9. It’s standard practice for a company like this one______ a security officer.
A. employed B. being employed C. to employ D. employs
There was a pet store and the owner had a parrot. One day a 11 walked in and the parrot said to the man ,“Hey you!” The man said, “What!?” The parrot said, “Your 12 is really ugly.” The man got very 13 and went to the store owner and said, “Your bird just 14 my wife. It said she was ugly.”
The owner stormed over, 15 the bird, took it into the “black room,”shook it a bit, 16 out a few feathers, and said,“Don’t ever, ever say anything to 17 my customers again. You got that！！！”
With that 18 he took the bird and put it back into its cage. The old bird shook out its 19 and relaxed in its cage. A couple of weeks 20 and in walked this guy and his wife again. The parrot said, “Hey you!” The guy said, “What!?” The parrot answered, “You know that.”
11. A. group B. team C. couple D. crowd
12. A. wife B. sister C. mother D. daughter
13. A. curious B. nervous C. guilty D. angry
14. A. greeted B. puzzled C. offended D. scared
15. A. hugged B. seized C. trained D. rescued
16. A. sent B. handed C. pulled D. dug
17. A. touch B. amuse C. cheat D. embarrass
18. A. warning B. comment C. suggestion D. request
19. A. eyes B. feathers C. fur D. skin
20. A. lasted B. arrived C. appeared D. passed
Charlotte Whitehead was born in England in 1843, and moved to Montreal, Canada at the age five with her family. While 21 her ill elder sister throughout the years, Charlotte discovered she had a(an) 22 inmedicine. At 18 she married and 23 afamily. Several years later, Charlotte said she wanted to be a 24 . Her husband supported her decision.
25 , Canadian medical schools did not 26 women students at the time. Therefore, Charlotte went to the United States to study 27 at the Women’s Medical College in Philadelphia. It took her five years to 28 her medical degree.
Upon graduation, Charlotte 29 to Montreal and set up a private 30 . Three years later, she moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba, and there she was once again a 31 doctor. Many of her patients were from the nearby timber and railway camps. Charlotte 32 herself operating on damaged limbs and setting 33 bones, in addition to delivering all the babies in the area.
But Charlotte had been practicing without a license. She had 34 adoctor’s license in both Montreal and Winnipeg, but was 35 . The Manitoba College of Physicians and Surgeons, an all-male board, wanted her to 36 her studies at a Canadian medical college! Charlotte refused to 37 her patients to spend time studying what she already knew. So in 1887, she appeared to the Manitoba Legislature to 38 alicense to her but they, too, refused. Charlotte 39 to practice without a license until 1912. She died four years later at the age of 73.
In 1993, 77 years after her 40 , a medical license was issued to Charlotte. This decision was made by the Manitoba Legislature to honor “this courageous and pioneering woman.”
21. A. raising B. teaching C. nursing D. missing
22. A. habit B. interest C. opinion D. voice
23. A. invented B. selected C. offered D. started
24. A. doctor B. musician C. lawyer D. physicist
25. A. Besides B. Unfortunately C. Otherwise D. Eventually
26. A. hire B. entertain C. trust D. accept
27. A. history B. physics C. medicine D. law
28. A. improve B. save C. design D. earn
29. A. returned B. escaped C. spread D. wandered
30. A. school B. museum C. clinic D. lab
31. A. busy B. wealthy C. greedy D. lucky
32. A. helped B. found C. troubled D. imagined
33. A. harmful B. tired C. broken D. weak
34. A. put away B. taken over C. turned in D. applied for
35. A. punished B. refused C. blamed D. fired
36. A. display B. change C. preview D. complete
37. A. leave B. charge C. test D. cure
38. A. sell B. donate C. issue D. show
39. A. continued B. promised C. pretended D. dreamed
40. A. birth B. death C. wedding D. graduation