（2011全国卷II）12. It is one thing to enjoy listening to good music, but it is _____ another to play it well yourself.
A. quite B. very C. rather D. much
（2011全国卷II）17．Mr. Stevenson is great to work for—I really couldn't ask for a＿boss.
A. better B. good C. best D. still better
(2011上海卷) 29. When Mom looked back on the early days of their marriage, she wondered how they had managed with ______ money.
A. so few B. such few C. so little D. such little
（2011湖北卷）23. The old engineer’s eyes still shone bright in the wrinkled brown face and his step as he came across the room was _______, though slow.
A. shaky B. heavy C. casual D. steady
（2011湖北卷）24. An unhappy childhood may have some negative effects on a person’s character; however, they are not always _______.
A. practical B. avoidable C. permanent D. beneficial
（2011湖北卷）25. The state-run company is required to make its accounts as ______ as possible for its staff to monitor the use of money.
A. transparent B. reasonable C. secure D. formal
（2011江西卷）24. ----The film is, I have to say, not a bit interesting.
----Why? It’s ______ than the films I have ever seen.
A. far more interesting B. much less interesting
C. no more interesting D. any less interesting
（2011江西卷）27. The house was too expensive and too big. ______, I’d grown fond of our little rented house.
A. Besides B. Therefore C. Somehow D. Otherwise
（2011江西卷）33. She has already tried her best. Please don’t be to _____ about her job.
A. special B. responsible C. unuaual D. particular
（2011江苏卷）25. In that school, English is compulsory for all students, but French and Russian are ______.
A. special B. regional C. optional D. original
（2011安徽卷）31. _____, I managed to get through the game and the pain was worth it in the end.
A. Hopefully B. Normally C. Thankfully D. Conveniently
（2011浙江卷）7. Since people are fond of humor, it is as well in conversation as _______ else.
A. anything B. something C. anywhere D. somewhere
（2011浙江卷）13. I’ve been writing this report ______ for the last two weeks, but it has to be handed in tomorrow.
A. finally B. immediately C. occasionally D. certainly
（2011浙江卷）16. My schedule is very ______ right now, but I’ll try to fit you in.
A. tight B. short C. regular D. flexible
（2011四川卷）12. —How are your recent trip to Sichuan?
—I’ve never had _______ one before.
A. a pleasant B. a more pleasant C. a most pleasant D. the most pleasant
（2011天津卷）9. The young man couldn’t afford a new car. _______, he bought a used one.
A. Besides B. Otherwise C. Instead D. Still
（2011浙江卷）9. The professor could tell by the _____ look in Maria’s eyes that she didn’t understand a single word of his lecture.
A. cold B. blank C. innocent D. fresh
（2011福建卷）30.Nowadays, ____ increase in children’s creativity, for they are greatly encouraged to develop their talents.
A.sharp B.slight C.natural D.modest
(2011全国卷I) 26. I can _____ the house being untidy, but I hate it if it’s not clean.
A. come up with B. put up with C. turn to D. stick to
(2011全国卷I) 34. William found it increasingly difficult to read, for his eyesight Was beginning to .
A. disappear B. fall C. fail D. damage
（2011全国卷II）9. If you don't like the drink you______ just leave it and try a different one.
A. ordered B. are ordering C. will order D. had ordered
（2011全国卷II）10. Mary, I _____John of his promise to help you.
A. told B. reminded C. warned D. advised
（2011湖北卷）（2011湖北卷）26. Knowledge and learning are important if we want to be successful, but they may also _______our thinking.
A. direct B. limit C. change D. improve
（2011湖北卷）27. The minister said, “We are ready for discussions with any legal parties, but we’ll never ________ with criminals.”
A. negotiate B. quarrel C. argue D. consult
（2011湖北卷）28. Clinical evidence began to _______, suggesting that the new drugs had a wider range of useful activities than had been predicted from experiments in animals.
A. operate B. strengthen C. approve D. accumulate
（2011湖北卷）29. The government has taken measures to ______ the high prices of daily goods to keep the market stable.
A. take down B. bring down C. hand down D. tear down
（2011山东卷） 25. They are broadening the bridge to ______ the flow of traffic.
A. put off B. speed up C. turn on D. work out
（2011江西卷）35. You can’t predict everything. Often things don’t _____ as you expect.
A. run out B. break out C. work out D. put out
（2011江苏卷）28. —Are you still mad at her?
—Not really, but I can’t ______ that her remarks hurt me.
A. deny B. refuse C. reject D. decline
（2011江苏卷）30. —You look upset. What’s the matter?
—I had my proposal _____ again.
A. turned over B. turned on C. turned off D. turned down
（2011安徽卷）21. As the story______, the truth about the strange figure is slowly discovered.
A. begins B. happens C. ends D. develops
（2011安徽卷）34. If you _____faults but you still want the bicycle, ask the shop assistant to reduce the price.
A. come across B. care about C. look for D. focus upon
（2011浙江卷）12. He decided that he would drive all the way home instead of ______ at a hotel for the night.
A. putting down B. putting off C. putting on D. putting up
(2011福建卷）28.I’d prefer to____ my judgement until I find all the evidence.
A.show B. express C.pass D.reserve
（2011福建卷）31.Born into a family with three brothers, David was____ to value the sense of sharing.
A.brought up B.turned down C.looked after D.held back
（2011四川卷）7. To get a better grade, you should __________the notes again before the test.
A. go over B. get over C. turn over D. take over
（2011四川卷）14. I often _____ the words I don’t know in the dictionary or on the Internet.
A. look up B. look at C. look for D. look into
（2011辽宁卷）22. What are you doing out of bed, Tom? You're ______ to be asleep. ,
A. supposed B. known C. thought D. considered
（2011辽宁卷）24. You are old enough to _____ your own living.
A.win B. gain C. take D. earn
（2011辽宁卷）26. The exam results will be _____ on Friday afternoon.
A. put down B. put off C. put up D. put away
（2011天津卷）6.I _______ a bank account after I made﹩1 000 by doing a part-time job during the summer vacation.
A.borrowed B.opened C.entered D.ordered
（2011天津卷）8.She ________ an old friend of hers yesterday while she was shopping at the department store.
A. turned down B. dealt with C. took after D. came across
（2011陕西卷）25.Some insects ________the colour of their surroundings to protect themselves.
A. take in B. take off C. take on D. take out
(2011全国卷I) 31. The prize will go to the writer ________ story shows the most imagination.
A. that B. which C. whose D. what
（2011全国卷II）7. Ted came for the weekend wearing only some shorts and a T-shirt, ____ is a stupid thing to do in such weather.
A. this B. that C. what D. which
（2011北京卷）26. Mary was much kinder to Jack than she was to the others, _________, of course, make all the others upset.
A. who B. which C. what D. that
(2011上海卷) 39. You’ll find taxis waiting at the bus station ____ you can hire to reach your host family.
A. which B. where C. when D. as
（2011山东卷）32.The old town has narrow streets and small houses _____are built close to each other.
A. they B. where C. what D. that
（2011江西卷）34. She showed the visitors around the museum, the construction _____had taken more than three years.
A. for which B. with which C. of which D. to which
（2011江苏卷）24. Between the two parts of the concert is an interval, _______ the audience can buy ice-cream.
A. when B. where C. that D. which
（2011安徽卷）28. Whatever is left over may be put into the refrigerator, _____ it will keep for two or three weeks.
A. when B. which C. where D. while
（2011浙江卷）8. English is a language shared by several diverse cultures, each of ____ uses it somewhat differently.
A. which B. what C. them D. those
（2011浙江卷）10. A bank is the place ______ they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
A. when B. that C. where D. there
（2011福建卷）24. She has a gift for creating an atmosphere for her students ____ allows them to communicate freely with each other.
A. which B. where C. what D. who
（2011四川卷）17. The school shop, ________ customers are mainly students, is closed few the holidays.
A. which B. whose C. when D. where
（2011天津卷）10. The days are gone ________ physical strength was all you needed to make a living.
A. when B. that C. where D. which
（2011陕西卷）11.I walked up to the top of the hill with my friend, __________ we enjoyed a splendid view of the lake.
A. which B. where C. who D. that
(2011湖南卷)25.Julie was good at German, French and Russian , all of _________ she spoke fluently.
A. who B. whom C. which D. that
（2011全国卷II）19. It was a nice meal, _______a little expensive.
A. though B. whether C. as D. since
（2011北京卷）29. __________ volleyball is her main focus, she’s also great at basketball.
A. Since B. Once C. Unless D. While
(2011上海卷) 36. If a lot of people say a film is not good, I won’t bother to see it, or I’ll wait ____ it comes out
A. whether B. after C. though D. until
(2011上海卷) 37. The police officers in our city work hard _____ the rest of us can live a safe life.
A. in case B. as if C. in order that D. only if
（2011江西卷）29. Please call my secretary to arrange a meeting this afternoon, or ______ it is convenient to you.
A. whenever B. however C. whichever D. wherever
（2011浙江卷）4. One Friday, we were packing to leave for a weekend away ______my daughter heard cries for help.
A. after B. while C. since D. when
（2011福建卷）33.It was April 29, 2001 ____ Prince William and Kate Middleton walked into the palace hall of the wedding ceremony.
A.that B.when C.since D.before
（2011四川卷）4. Frank insisted that he was not asleep _____ I had great difficulty in waking him up.
A. whether B. although C. for D. so
（2011四川卷）6. As it reported, it is 100 years _____________Qinghua University was founded.
A. when B. before C. after D. since
（2011辽宁卷）25. No matter how ________ , it is not necessarily lifeless.
A. a desert may be dry B. dry a desert may be
C. may a desert be dry D. dry may a desert be
（2011辽宁卷）29. He had no sooner finished his speech _____ the students started cheering.
A. since B. as C. when D. than
（2011陕西卷）17.The new stadium being built for the next Asian Games will be ______the present one.
A. as three times big as B. three times as big as
C. as big as three times D. as big three times as
（2011天津卷）5. ____ regular exercise is very important, it’s never a good idea to exercise too close to bedtime.
A.It B. As C.Although D.Unless
（2011陕西卷）19.__________________all of them are strong candidates, only one will be chosen for the post.
A. Since B. While C. If D. As
（2011山东卷）28. He had his camera ready _____ he saw something that would make a good picture.
A. even if B. if only C. in case D. so that
（2011重庆卷）30.To show our respect, we usually have to take our gloves off ______ we are to shake hands with.
(2011湖南卷)33 Jack wasn’t saying anything, but the teacher smiled at him _______he had done something very clever.
A .as if B. in case C. while D. though
（2011北京卷）22. __________ Barbara Jones offers to her fans is honesty and happiness.
A. Which B. What C. That D. Whom
（2011北京卷）31. The shocking news mad me realize ________ terrible problems we would face.
A. what B. how C. that D. why
(2011上海卷) 35. There is clear evidence _____ the most difficult feeling of all to interpret is bodily pain.
A. what B. if C. how D. that
(2011上海卷) 38. The message you intend to convey through words may be the exact opposite of _____ others
A. why B. that C. which D. what
（2011山东卷） 26. I am afraid he’s more of a talker than a doer, which is ______ he never finishes anything.
A. that B. when C. where D. why
（2011山东卷）33.We’ve offered her the job, but I don’t know______ she’ll accept it.
A. where B. what C. whether D. which
（2011江西卷）26. The villagers have already known ______ we’ll do is to rebuild the bridge.
A. this B. that C. what D. which
（2011江苏卷）26. It was never clear _______ the man hadn’t reported the accident sooner.
A. that B. how C. when D. why
（2011安徽卷）33. His writing is so confusing that it’s difficult to make out _____it is he is trying to express.
A. that B. how C. who D. what
（2011四川卷）10. Our teachers always tell us to believe in ________ we do and who we are if we want to succeed.
A. why B. how C. what D. which
（2011辽宁卷）23. Twenty students want to attend the class that aims to teach ______ to read first.
A. what B. who C. how D. why
（2011辽宁卷）32. When the news came _____ the war broke out, he decided, to serve in the army.
A. since B. which C. that D. because
（2011天津卷）13. Modern science has given clear evidence ______ smoking can lead to many diseases.
A. what B. which C. that D. where
（2011陕西卷）15.I’d like to start my own business–that’s ____ I’d do if I had the money.
A. why B. when C. which D. what
（2011重庆卷）22. It is still under discussion __________the old bus station should be replaced with a modern hotel or not.
A. whether B. when C. which D. where
（2011重庆卷）34. It is not always easy for the public to see _______ use a new invention can be of to human life.
A. whose B. what
C. which D. that
(2011湖南卷)31. Before a problem can be solved, it must be obvious ______the problem itself is.
A. what B. that C. which D. why
(2011全国卷I) 22. Try____ she might, Sue couldn’t get the door open.
A. if B. when C. sine D. as
(2011全国卷I) 28. Only when he reached the tea-house ______it was the same place he’d been in last year.
A. he realized B. he did realize C. realized he D. did he realize
（2011福建卷）29.-It’s nice. Never before____ such a special drink!
-I’m glad you like it.
A.I have had B. I had C. have I had D. had I
(2011湖南卷)32. Only after they had discussed the matter for a few hours _______a decision
A. they reached B. did they reach C. they reach D. do they reach
（2011四川卷）15. Was it on a lonely island ______ he was saved one month after the boat went down?
A. where B. that C. which D. what
（2011陕西卷）23.It is not how much we do but how much love we put into what we do______benefits our work most.
A. who B. which C. that D. what
（2011重庆卷）32.—Have you seem the film Under the Hawthorn Tree?
— Of course, I have. It was in our village _______ it was made.
A.that B.where C.when D.which
(2011湖南卷)35 It’s not what we do once in a while ______ shapes our lives, but what we do consistently
A .which B. that C. how D. when
（2011全国卷II）13. Jane won’t join us for dinner tonight and .
A. neither won’t Tom B. Tom won’t either
C. Tom will too D. so will Tom
（2011江苏卷）33. It sounds like something is wrong with the car’s engine._______ , we’d better take it to the garage immediately.
A. Otherwise B. If not C. But for that D. If so
（2011辽宁卷）33. _____ a strange plant! I've never seen it before.
A. Which B. What C. How D. Whether
(2011上海卷) 30. It doesn’t matter if they want to come to your party, _______?
A. doesn’t it B. does it C. don’t they D. do they
（2011重庆卷）28.I told them not everybody could run as fast as you did, ______ ?
A. could he B. didn’t I C. didn’t you D. could they
（2011浙江卷）3. Bats are surprisingly long lived creatures some ______a life span of around 20 years.
A. having B. had C. have D. to have
(2011全国卷I) 35. —Artistic people can be very difficult sometimes.
—Well, you married one. _______ .
A. You name it B. I’ve got it C. I can’t agree more D. You should know
(2011全国卷I) 21. —We could invite John and Barbara to the Friday night party.
—Yes, ______ ? I’ll give them a call right now.
A. why not B. what for C. why D. what
（2011全国卷II） 6. —Did you forget about my birthday?
— _____ I’ve booked a table at Michel’s restaurant for this evening.
A. What then? B. I’m afraid so.
C. How could I? D. For sure.
（2011全国卷II）20.—So you gave her your phone?
—______she said she'd return it to me when she could afford her own.
A. My pleasure B. Not exactly C. No doubt D. All right
（2011山东卷）22.—I’m sorry I broken the vase.
—Oh, _____. It wasn’t very expensive.
A. you’d better not B. I’m afraid not C. as you wish D. that’s all right
（2011山东卷）29.—Are you going to Tom’s birthday party?
—_____.I might have to work.
A. It depends B. Thank you C. Sound great D. Don’t mention it
（2011江西卷）21. ---- We need three single rooms for the first week in June.
---- ______. The hotel’s not busy then.
A. No problem B. Don’t bother C. Never mind D. It doesn’t matter
（2011江苏卷）35. —You could always put the decisions off a little bit longer.
—___________ If I leave it much longer I might miss my chance.
A. That’s reasonable advice. B. Isn’t it a good idea?
C. Do you think so? D. I can’t agree more.
（2011安徽卷）23. —Oh, you sounded just like a native.
— ______, I still have trouble expressing myself.
A. Well, not quite B.I don’t care C. Yes, you’re right D. I’m glad you like it
（2011安徽卷）29. —You can have a pet dog, but suppose you get bored with it in a few days? _____？
—We won’t, we promise!
A. Then what B. All right C. How come D. So what
（2011江苏卷）29.—Linda didn’t invite us to the party.
—_________? I don’t care.
A. For what B. So what C. What’s on D. What’s up
（2011安徽卷）35. —We got here Tuesday afternoon.
—_____Why didn’t you call us earlier?
A. Good luck! B. You did? C. It’s no surprise. D. You are welcome
（2011浙江卷）1. —I’m sorry I didn’t make it to your party last night.
—______, I know you’re busy these days.
A. Of course B. No kidding C. That’s all night D. Don’t mention it
（2011浙江卷）17. —Can I come and have a look at your new house?
A. with pleasure B. I like it C. I quite agree D. by all means
（2011浙江卷）20. —I don’t think I’ll be able to go mountain-climbing tomorrow.
A. And how B. How come C. How’s it going D. How about it
（2011四川卷）1. —I’m sorry I didn’t finish it on time.
A. Fine，thanks B. No，thanks C. Thanks a lot D．Thanks anyway
（2011四川卷）5. —How could you be so rude as to walk in here in the middle of my class?
A. Nothing much B. Nothing serious C. Never again D. Never mind
（2011天津卷）14.---I need to advertise for a roommate for next term.
---________? Mary is interested.
A. Why bother B. Why not C. So what D. What for
（2011天津卷）2.----Just a moment. I haven’t finished packing my suitcase.
---- ______ . Its high time we left for the airport.
A. Go ahead B. Take it easy C. Hurry up D. That's fine
（2011陕西卷）18. Jack，you seem in high spirits.
--____________We won the match 4-0.
A. Guess what? B. So what? C. No wonder. D. No double
（2011重庆卷）23.——Are you going to take part in the speech contest?
———_____________It’s too good an opportunity to miss.
A. No problem! B. That’s for sure.
C. Why me? D. Why bother?
（2011重庆卷）35. ---Do you have Mary’s phone number?
A. I don't know B. forget it
C. here you are D. I can’t remember it
(2011辽宁卷）35.- I probably shouldn't have any more cake.
-Oh,_________. It won't kill you.
A. go ahead B. hold on, please
C. you're welcome D. that'll do
（2011陕西卷）21.—We can give you a ride into town.
A. Yes, why not? B. Oh, it would be my pleasure.
C. Yes, please. D. Oh, that would be great.
（2011福建卷）35.—My teacher says she’s canceling the class play. I just can’t understand.
—____ .You were looking forward to it.
A.It doesn’t matter B.It’s very unwise of her C.Don’t worry about it D.You must be disappointed
（2011全国卷II）14. This shop will be closed for repairs ____ further notice.
A. with B. until C. for D. at
（2011北京卷）35. With new technology, pictures of underwater valleys can be take _________ color.
A. by B. for C. with D. in
(2011上海卷) 25. Graduation is a good time to thank those who have helped you ______ the tough years.
A. through B. up C. with D. from
（2011湖北卷）30. When asked about their opinions about the schoolmaster, many teachers would prefer to see him step aside ________ younger men.
A. in terms of B. in need of C. in favor of D. in praise of
（2011山东卷）30. I’m sorry I didn’t phone you, but I’ve been very busy_____ the past couple of weeks.
A. beyond B. with C. among D. over
（2011安徽卷）25. Sometimes proper answers are not far to seek______ food safety problem.
A. in B. to C. on D. after
（2011浙江卷）5. I always wanted to do the job which I’d been trained ______.
A. on B. for C. by D. of
（2011四川卷）8. Nick, it’s good for you to read some books __________China before you start your trip there.
A. in B. for C. of D. on
（2011天津卷）11. He was a good student and scored _________ average in most subjects.
A. below B. of C. on D. above
（2011重庆卷）24.Shirley, a real book lover, often brings home many books to read __________ the library.
A. in B. for C. by D. from
（2011江苏卷）32. We’d better discuss everything ______before we work out the plan.
A. in detail B. in general C. on purpose D. on time
(2011全国卷I) 30. The form cannot be signed by anyone ______ yourself.
A. rather than B. other than C. more than D. better than
（2011浙江卷）6. The school isn’t the one I really wanted to go to, but I suppose I’ll just have to ______it.
A. make the best of B. get away from C. keep an eye on D. catch up with
（2011福建卷）22. ____ good service, the restaurant offers different kinds of traditional Fujian dished.
A. Far from B. Apart from C．Instead of D．Regardless of
（2011安徽卷）24. To be great, you must be smart, confident, and, ______, honest.
A. therefore B. above all C. however D. after
(2011全国卷I)25. —Someone wants you on the phone.
—_____nobody knows I am here.
A. Although B. And C. But D. So
（2011山东卷）23. Find ways to praise your children often, ____ you’ll find they will open their hearts to you.
A. till B. or C. and D. but
（2011辽宁卷）31. Bring the flowers into a warm room ___ they'll soon open.
A. or B. and C. but D. for