2014 会考单选 1. —Which book do you think is the most useful to my studies? —_____, as long as you read it. A. Any B. Either C. Neither D. None 2. I like this house with cherry blossoms around, but I can’t afford to buy _____. A. one B. it C. them D. those 3. It is one thing to enjoy listening to good music, but it is quite _____ to perform skillfully yourself. A. other B. another C. some D. any 4. I like the blue dress better than the black one, but it costs almost twice _____. A. as many B. as much C. so many D. so much 5. —What do you think of his first public performance? —It was really great. It couldn’t be _____. A. good B. the best C. better D. the better 6. Of the two coats, I’d choose the _____ one to spare some money for something else. A. cheaper B. cheapest C. more expensive D. most expensive 7. Wow, it’s so cute. It is _____ delightful garden I have ever seen. A. the most B. a more C. most D. much th 8. —Let’s organize _____ surprise party for grandma’s 70 birthday. —That’s _____ good idea. We can invite several of her friends. A. a; a B. the; a C. a; 不填 D. the; 不填 9. Have you heard of _____ news? The price of _____ petrol is decreasing again. A. the; the B. the; 不填 C. 不填; the D. 不填；不填 10. —Have you read about _____ popular story about Newton? —You mean when he was sitting under an apple tree, _____ apple fell on his head? A. 不填；an B. the; an C. 不填；the D. the; the 11. _____ Christmas around the corner, I have made some special presents for my parents. A. On B. As C. At D. With 12. The price of the necklace is so high that it is _____ the reach of the young man who just graduated from university. A. within B. over C. below D. beyond 13. —It’s a difficult decision. —Yes. It requires a lot of thinking, so let’s go and talk about it _____ a drink. A. for B. from C. over D. to 14. What lay _____ his anger was really the hurt that the young man felt at his friend’s refusal. A. in B. over C. behind D. beyond 15. —Oh, would you like to attend a concert or see a film this evening? —I can’t go anywhere, because I _____ a very important phone call. A. expect B. am expecting C. expected D. was expecting 16. Mr. Lim _____ his office an hour ago and he is still on his way home. A. left B. leaves C. is leaving D. was leaving 17. —Did you ask George for help? —I _____ need to – I managed perfectly well on my own. A. wouldn’t B. don’t C. didn’t D. won’t 18. —Mike, you look worried. Anything wrong? —Well, I took a blood test and I _____ for the result.
A. am waiting B. was waiting C. have waited D. had waited 19. When you are home, let me know you _____ safely. A. are arriving B. have arrived C. will arrive D. had arrived 20. —Have you shown him around the museum yet? —Yes. We _____ a great time there. A. had B. have C. have had D. had had 21. —Will you go to Lily’s birthday party? —Of course. Everyone in our class _____. A. has been invited B. has invited C. had been invited D. had invited 22. Mary says she will leave the company if she _____ for her carelessness. A. will be punished B. will punish C. is punished D. punishes 23. Sofia was so nervous that she couldn’t follow what _____ in the speech. A. was being said B. had been said C. was saying D. had said 24. No matter where _____, the works of Shakespeare always attracted large audiences. A. performing B. to perform C. performed D. being performed 25. _____ the missing child, villagers have been doing all they can over the post five hours. A. Found B. Find C. Finding D. To find 26. After school the boys went to the library, only _____ that it was being decorated. A. to be told B. to tell C. telling D. told 27. When _____ for his views about his new job, Philip said he was crazy about it. A. asked B. asking C. to be asked D. having asked 28. _____ in a long queue, Tom waited for the store to open to buy a new iPad. A. Stood B. To stand C. Standing D. Having stood 29. _____ he has wasted too much time, the boy is determined to stop playing video games. A. Realized B. Realizing C. To realize D. Being realized 30. —Remember: the first one _____ the top of the mountain wins the prize. —Got it. A. to have reached B. to reach C. reached D. reaching 31. I still remember _____ to National Gallery in London for further research. I’m impressed by what I experienced there. A. to send B. to be sent C. sending D. being sent 32. —Here’s the ten tickets you’ve booked. —What do you mean, there are only ten tickets? There _____ be twelve. A. can B. would C. should D. must 33. —Jack, you look so tired! That _____ have been a long trip. —Yeah, it took us a whole week to get there. A. can B. should C. must D. need 34. Listen, Mike. Maria _____ have done it. She was with me at the cinema. A. couldn’t B. shouldn’t C. needn’t D. wouldn’t 35. It _____ like a wonderful idea to me. Does it really work? A. becomes B. looks C. proves D. sounds 36. Mrs. Miles is not rich enough, _____ she has donated much to help the needy. A. so B. yet C. or D. for 37. —Why were you absent yesterday? —I caught a cold, _____ I had been caught in the rain. A. but B. so C. or D. for
38. Before the sales start, my mum makes a list of _____ we need for the coming season. A. why B. what C. how D. which 39. Susan rides her bicycle to work every day. This is _____ she keeps fit. A. what B. which C. how D. when 40. _____ I got on the bus, I realized I had left my wallet at home. A. When B. If C. Because D. Though 41. _____ we are all part of the global village, everyone becomes a neighbour. A. Even though B. In case C. As if D. Now that 42. _____ you view the world around you through the lens of goodness, you will find life much more enjoyable. A. If B. Until C. Since D. Though 43. Several songs of the band become major hits. No matter _____ they go, they are sure to be received warmly. A. where B. why C. whom D. what 44. The professors flew there _____ they might be in time to attend the opening ceremony. A. in case B. now that C. so that D. only if 45. _____ I sympathize, I can’t really do very much to help the poor out of the difficulties. A. As long as B. In order that C. While D. Unless 46. _____ George is into the Internet game, it is hard for him to think about anything else – all his attention is on winning the game. A. Until B. Where C. Once D. Unless 47. The repairman said the problem was in the engine, _____ was just what I had suspected. A. which B. that C. what D. as 48. Life is like a long race _____ we compete with others to go beyond ourselves. A. which B. that C. when D. where 49. She remembered several moments in the past _____ she had experienced a similar feeling. A. which B. where C. that D. when 50. I was born in a beautiful town _____ name will create a picture of purplish-blue flowers in my mind. A. which B. of which C. that D. whose
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