Miss Richards was a teacher at a school for boys and girls. She __1 chemistry and physics from the lowest to the highest classes in the __2 . Sometimes the new classes 3 rapidly, but sometimes they were very 4 , and then Miss Richards had to 5 things many times.
One year, the first class had been studying chemistry for several __6_ when Miss Richards suddenly asked, “What is water? Who knows? 7__ up?”
There was silence (沉默) for a few seconds, and Miss Richards felt sad (難過), but then one boy 8 his hand.
“Yes, Dick?” said Miss Richards encouragingly (鼓勵地). He was not one of the brightest children in the class, so she was 9 that he could answer.
“Water is a liquid which has no 10 until you wash your hands in it, Miss. Then it turns black,” the boy replied with great confidence (信心).
1. A. teaches B. teaching C. taught D. teach
2. A. schooling B. school C. schools D. home
3. A. learned B. learning
C. had been learned D. were learned
4. A. slow B. being slow C. slowly D. slowest
5. A. repeated B. repeating C. do D. repeat
6. A. years B. minutes C. weeks D. seconds
7. A. Put B. Hands C. Get D. Look
8. A. lows B. ride C. raised D. put
9. A. sad B. glad C. angry D. hungry
10. A. colour B. colourful C. colourless D. with colour
3. A。接受知識快可用learn rapidly來表達。
5. D。had to 后面跟動詞原形。
7. B。hands up 意思是“舉手”。
8. C。raise one’s hand=put up one’s hand。
Mr. Yorkwell was blind when he was seven. He had seen many doctors but none of them could do 1 for him. He could never see the world 2 . Now he has a seeing-eye dog. A seeing-eye dog can help a blind man 3 along the streets. He is called a seeing-eye dog __4 he is the eye of a blind man.
One day, the bus was full of people 5 Mr. Yorkwell 6 the bus with his seeing-eye dog. There were no seats for Mr. Yorkwell at all. He stood 7 so many people before a few bus-stops passed. Then , one man got up and 8 his seat and got off the bus. The dog took little __9 there. The dog began to push the people on each side with his __10 . He pushed and pushed until the people around moved away and there was enough place for 11 people. Mr. Yorkwell sat down and the dog got up on the seat 12 Mr. Yorkwell’s. He lay down and put his head on the blind man’s 13 . Soon he fell asleep. People around were not 14 with him and all 15 at this.
1. A. nothing B. anything C. everything D. things
2. A. again B. once C. always D. still
3. A. run B. jump C. play D. walk
4. A. why B. that C. because D. what
5. A. when B. while C. before D. since
6. A. got off B. got on C. stopped D. waited for
7. A. among B. between C. above D. after
8. A. took B. started C. lost D. left
9. A. house B. seat C. room D. place
10. A. teeth B. eat C. eye D. nose
11. A. one B. two C. many D. all
12. A. under B. above C. beside D. behind
13. A. head B. foot C. leg D. back
14. A. angry B. sad C. happy D. sorry
15. A. spoken B. smiled C. worried D. learned
4. C。用because 交代前一句的原因。
5. A。用when 引導時間狀語從句。
6. B。get on the bus意思是“上車”。
7. A。 “車上擠滿了人，他只好站在人群中”，故用“Stood among so many people”。
8. D。離開座位可表達成“leave one’s seat”。
The United States is full of automobiles(機動車) .There are still many families without cars. But some families have two or 1 more. However, cars are used for 2 than pleasure. They are a 3 part of life.
Cars are 4 for business. They are driven to offices and factories by workers who have no 5 way to get to their jobs. When salesmen are sent to 6 parts of the city, they have to drive in order to carry their products. Farmers have to drive into the city in order to get home.
Sometimes small children must be driven to 7 . In some cities school buses are used only when children live more than a mile from the school. When the children are 8 young to walk that far, their mothers take 9 to drive them to school One 10 drives on Mondays, taking her children and the neighbours children as well. Another mother drives on Tuesdays, another on Wednesdays, and so on. This is called forming a car pool. Men also form car pools, with three or four men taking turns driving to the place 11 they work.
More car pools should be formed in order to put 12 motorcars on the road and to use less 13 . Parking is a great problem, and so is the traffic in and around cities. 14 many cars are being driven,. Something will have to be done 15 the use of cars.
1. A. even B. much C. little D. such
2. A. better B. less C. more D. farther
3. A. great B. necessary C. proper D. possible
4. A. bought B. used C. produced D. sold
5. A. other B. long C. short D. easy
6. A. busy B. some C. many D. different
7. A. cities B. school C. park D. gardens
8. A. quite B. very C. too D. so
9. A. money B. time C. pride D. turns
10. A. mother B. child C. way D. car
11.A. where B. that C. while D. when
12. A. more B. fewer C. many D. less
13. A. time B. space C. energy D. oil
14. A. So B. Even C. Very D. Such
15. A. on B. for C. from D. about
1. A.。因為后面有一個比較級more, 比較級前面加上much, a little, even, still 等詞用來較為準確說明比較時相差的程度。如果比較級more修飾可數名詞復數，則 more前不可用much修飾.表示程度。
2. C。用 more than pleasure 說明車子不只是用來享受，還有其他的用途。
5. A。have no other way意思是“沒有其它的辦法”。
8. C。too… to為固定結構，表示“太……而不能”。
9. D。根據下文可知，母親們輪流接送小孩，由此推斷，take turns(依次、輪流)符合文意。
10. A。下文有another mother 提示。
13. D。車輛使用率低，耗油就少， oil不可數，故用less修飾。
14. A。交代前一句的原因：這么多的車輛行駛。many, much, few, little前用so修飾。