第一部分 听力理解 （略）
1.He is ______ a writer.
A. failure as B. a failure as C. the failure for D. a failure with
2.– can you come on Monday or Tuesday?
– I'm afraid ______ day is possible.
A. either B. neither C. any D. some
3.Dr. Black comes from either Oxford or Cambridge. I can't remember ______.
A. where B. there C. which D. what
4.In the centuries _____, Egypt became one of the most advanced civilizations on earth.
A. followed B. tat was followed C. which was following D. which followed
5.To enter his house is like ______ a small museum.
A. to enter B. entering C. entered D. enter
6.The local government cut down their costs ______ 30 percent.
A. at B. by C. for D. with
7.I'm reading his ______ novel.
A. best-selling B. best-sold C. best-sale D. best-sell
8.It's rude of you to shout _______ the room.
A. beyond B. through C. across D. over
9.People are more likely to stay _______ 30 miles of _______ they were born.
A. in … where B. at … what C. within … what D. within … where
10.After searching for half an hour, she realized that her glasses ______ on the table all the time.
A. were lain B. had been lain C. have been lying D. had been lying
11.Facts show that as many as 50 percent of patients do not take drugs ______ directed.
A . like B. as C. which D. so
12.I walked too much yesterday and ______ are still aching now.
A. my leg muscles B. my muscles of leg
C. my leg's muscles D. my muscles of the leg
13.He will have ______ 30 by the end of this year.
A. turned B. become C. got D. taken
14.Macao ______ its return to China in December, 1999.
A. watched B. found C. saw D. noticed
15.This hotel _______ $60 for a single room with bath.
A. charges B. demands C. prices D. claims
My father waved me goodbye and the bus （16）_____. My first country journey then began. The man sitting next to me was a road engineer. He said that （17）_____ by bus was an excellent way to （18）_____ road for him. We passed many villages on the way and stopped once （19）_____ to buy cold drinks, （20）_____ it was very hot. The countryside was brown and dry and there were long （21）_____ with no people or villages in （22）_____. We also stopped once at