一、选择填空（15 小题，每小题 1 分，共 15 分）
从 A、B、C、D 四个选项中选出一个最佳答案。
1. __________ Great Wall is one of the seven wonders around the world.
A. The B. A C. An D. / 2. Put it down， Tom. You mustn’t read ________ letter.
A. else anyone’s B. anyone’s else
C. anyone else’s D. anyone else
3. —If the Japanese football team had a match with the German football team， which do you think would win？
—The German team would win without any ________. It’s a much better team.
A. hope B. secret C. interest D. doubt
4. —Only a small number of students ________ able to pass the exam.
—Yes. The number of the students ________ no more than 20.
A. are； is B. is； is C. is； are D. are； are
5. Love your parents __________ they are alive. Don’t wait until it is too late.
A. while B. though C. because D. unless
6. On sunny days， my grandma often reads a novel __________ the window.
A. by B. for C. with D. from
7. I want to know ________ you will come back at 8：00 tomorrow.
A. that B. when C. where D. whether
8. I was ________ to watch the ________ football match yesterday.
A. exciting， excited B. exciting， exciting
C. excited， excited D. excited， exciting
9. There are ________ people in our school.
A. ten thousands B. thousands of
C. ten thousands of D. thousand of
10. —What’s the ________ of the car at present？
—It’s about 70 kilometers an hour.
A. place B. speed C. price D. mark
11. Roy works in London. It _________him about half an hour to get to work by bus every day.
A. costs B. spends C. takes D. pays
12. According to the notice， guests at this hotel __________use the sports center at no extra cost.
A. can B. should C. must D. need
13.—Mike plays the drums so wonderfully！
—Of course. He is _________than any other students in his class.
A. talented B. more talented C. less talented D. the most talented
14. How __________ it rained yesterday！ We had to cancel our football match.
A heavily B. light C. heavy D. lightly
15. —Many thanks for what you’ve done for us.
A. Don’t mention it B. Never mind C. That’s right D. You seem to have a point
先通读短文，掌握其大意，然后从 A、B、C、D 四个选项中选出一个可以填入相应空白处的最佳答案。
I have invented robots which improve the work of cars. My love of making things began ___16___ I was a
kid. I really became excited about inventing after I learned about Thomas Edison.
One day in fourth grade， our___17___gave us a project in class. We had to write to a company and learn
about the products. I thought and thought. ___18___ I chose the Thomas A. Edison Company. Soon after， the
company sent me a book about the life of Thomas Edison. How I enjoyed reading and re-reading about his
___19___！ I like the recorded sound and the electric light most. The inventions were clearly printed on my brain.