COLLEGE ENGLISH TEST FOR NON-ENGLISH MAJORS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
（英語一） I. Vocabulary and Structure
There are 35 questions in this part. For each question there are 4 choices marked A, B, C, and D. Choose the One that best answers the question. (A)1.________ we beat them ______ they beat us, the match will be enjoyable.
A.Whether, or A.Why A.in case A.that A.That A.have B.Whether,and C.How C.worried C.for which C.which D.got C.can be avoided C.must rediscover D.must be avoided D.could rediscover C.neither,or D.where D.in case that D.for that D.of D.neither,of
(A)2.Dew is formed _________ the grass is thick.
B.What B.in B.the one B.Where B.has C.had
(A)3.She listened attentively ________ she should fail to follow the speaker. (C)4.This car, ________ I paid a lot of money, is now out of date. (B)5.There weren’t any movie theaters in the town ______ I spent my last summer. (C)6.I wish I ______ your opportunities when I was young. (C)7.This difficulty _____ in several ways.
A.could avoided A.will rediscover A.have A.has been A.about A.in case A.in A.could B.has B.could be avoided B.can rediscover C.had
(D)8.Without TV, families _________ more active pastimes. (B)9.They have gone to Xian, __________ (have) they?
D.haven’t C.have been D.must being D.in D.because of D.to C.should D.can
(B)10.The meeting _______ put off till next week.
B.will being B.for B.for B.on C.that C.into C.at B.would
(D)11.Some people do not believe _____ teaching formal grammar. (B)12.Last night I came back late _____ the meeting. (C)13.She lives _____ 4401 Part Street. (C)14.It’s eight o’clock now. You ________ be doing your lessons. (B)15. “What is that building?” “_________ the garden equipment is stored.”
A. There’s in which C. The building that A. that B. which B. That’s where D. That’s the building which C. as D. what
(C)16. It wasn’t such a good dinner ________ she had promised us. (D)17. ________ the flood, the ship would have reached its destination on time.
A. In case of
B. In spite of
C. Because of
D. But for
(A)18. _______, I will learn it well.
A. However difficult English is C. However English is difficult B. No matter how difficult is English D. No matter how English is difficult
(C)19. While reading the newspaper, ________.
A. a colorful advertisement caught my eyes B. my attention was attracted by an advertisement C. I was attracted by a colorful advertisement D. what attracted me was a colorful advertisement
(C)20. The meat is not ready ______ and it _____ has to be cooled for another five minutes.
A. still…yet B. yet…already C. yet…still D. already…still
things quickly and with ease. He didn’t have to sit up late the intricacies of the business. A. learned…studying B. studied…learning C. studies…learning D. learned…studied A. goes wrong A. at A. at B. should go wrong C. in C. in C. went wrong D. of D. by D. would go wrong
(B)22. The young driver looked over the engine carefully lest it _____ on the way. (B)23. Doesn’t he have any sympathy ________ the crippled boy?
B. for B. on
(B)24. John met an old classmate of his ______ his way home. (A)25. Mr. Li _________ the composition once a week last term.
A. had us do B. had us done C. had us to do D. had us do II. Cloze There are 10 blanks in the following passage(s). For each blank there are five choices marked A, B, C, D and E. Choose the ONE that best fits into the passage(s).
1、Once James Thornhill, a famous English painter, was asked to __36__ some pictures on the walls of the king's palace in England. Then workers were sent for and a big platform was made. With the help of a worker, Thornhill started painting __37__ the platform. They worked for a whole year and at last the pictures were ready. Thornhill was __38__ when he looked at the pictures, for they were really beautiful. He looked at them for a long time, and then took one step back and looked again. Now the pictures were even more beautiful. He took another step, then another. Finally he was at the very edge of the platform, but he didn't know it __39__ he was thinking of his pictures. The worker saw everything. “What should I do?” he thought. “Thornhill was at the very edge of the platform. If I cry out, he will take __40__ step, fall off it and surely be killed. “So the worker quickly took some paint and threw it at the pictures.
“What are you doing?” cried the painter, running quickly forward to his pictures. (C) 36. A.at (A) 37. (D) 38. (B) 39. (E) 40. A.on A.help A.on A.the B.by B.in C.paint C.at D.to D.do E.another
E.with D.happy E.while E.another
B.happened B.because B.other
C.case D.when C.one D.on
2、What is exactly a lie? Is it anything we say which we know is untrue? Or is it something more than that? For __41__, suppose a friend wants to borrow some money from you, you say:“I wish I could help you but I'm short of money myself.” In fact, you are not short of money but your friend is in the habit of not paying his debts and you don't want to hurt his feelings by reminding him __42__ this. Is this really a lie? A scientific study of lying shows women are better liars __43__ men, particularly when telling a 'white lie', such as when a woman at a party tells another woman that she likes her dress when she really thinks it looks terrible. However, this is only one side of the story. Other researches show that men are __44__ likely to tell more serious lies, such as making a promise which they have no intention of fulfilling. This is the kind of lie politicians and businessmen are supposed to be particularly skilled at: the lie from which the liar hopes to profit or gain in some way. Research has also been __45__ into the way people's behavior changes in a number of small, apparently unimportant ways when they lie. It has been found that if they are sitting down at the same time, they tend to move about in their chairs more than usual. To the trained observer they are saying “I wish I were somewhere else now.” (A) 41. (D) 42. (E) 43. (B) 44. (C) 45. A.example A.example A.on A.kind B.that B.more C.to C.wish C.the C.done D.then D.will D.of D.of E.than E.most D.of E.than E.than E.than
III. Reading Comprehension SectionA: This section is followed by some true-false questions. Decide whether each of them is true (T) or false (F).
William and his wife Lucy liked watching TV very much. One day after they got up, they turned on their TV set. But they could not see the pictures on TV clearly, while they could only hear the sound. They thought that there must be something wrong with their TV set. So they called a worker to come to repair it. The worker came a few minutes later. But to his surprise, he found that there was nothing wrong with the TV set and he could see the pictures very clearly. It took them a long time to find out what the matter was with the TV set. At last, they got it: William and Lucy mistook each other's glasses. (A) 46.William and Lucy liked watching TV. A.T B.F (A) 47.When William and Lucy found that the pictures were unclear, they thought that something was wrong with their TV set. A.T B.F (B) 48.They asked a worker to sell their TV set. A.T B.F (A) 49.The worker felt surprised because he could see the pictures well. A.T B.F (B) 50.The worker wore glasses. A.T B.F
IV.Translate the following into English. (1) 孩子們高興得跳了起來。
The children are so happy as to jump up.
They were praised for their excellent jobs.
Did you hear somebody knock on the door?
The child is too young to travel alone.
The more he thinks, the less he likes it.
V. Translate the following into Chinese. (1) After all his efforts, he failed. 經過努力后他還是失敗了 (2) It hasn’t been made clear when the new road is to be opened to traffic. 新公路什么時候開通使用沒有明確說明。 (4) I like swimming (very much) and so does my brother. 我很喜歡游泳，我哥哥也很喜歡。 (4) Under no circumstances will he leave the country. 在任何情況下他都不會離開這個國家。 (5) They missed the bus, so that they were late for class. 他們沒趕上公交車，所以上課遲到了。