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英语语法试题二

英语语法试题二

I. Find the choice that best completes each of the following sentences:
1. No matter how frequently _______, the works of Beethoven always attract large audiences.
A. performing
B. performed
C. to perform
D. having performed

2. _____ difficulties we may come across, we'll help one another to overcome them.
A. However
B. Whenever
C. Wherever
D. Whatever

3. The closer the spaceship comes to the earth, ______ the air it meets.
A. thinner
B. the thinner
C. denser
D. the denser

4. I've never been to Beijing, but it's the place ______.
A. that I want to visit it most
B. in which I'd like to visit
C. where I'd like to visit
D. I most want to visit

5. She was ill _____ the time her parents were away.
A. at
B. for
C. during
D. on

6. If we are going out to the theatre, I'd better______.
A. got changed
B. get changed
C. changed
D. are changed

7. He made a note of the assignment lest he _____ it.
A. will forget
B. would forget
C. forgot
D. forget

8. It's reported that by the end of this month the output of cement in the factory ______ by about 10%.
A. will have risen
B. has risen
C. will be rising
D. has been rising

9. Does ________ surprise you to know that you yourself are made of elements?
A. that
B. what
C. this
D. it

10. She is pleased with ______ you have given her.
A. that
B. which
C. what
D. who

1l. He was chuckling________ over what he was reading.
A. by himself
B. of himself
C. to himself
D. himself

12. That tree looked as if it ______ for a long time.
A. hasn't watered
B. didn't water
C. hadn't been watered
D. wasn't watered

13. The forest is alive with rare birds and animals, some _______ none of us have ever heard of before.
A. that
B. which
C. of which
D. of what

14. What do you need-----Eight pounds _______ all I need.
A. is
B. will be
C. have been
D. are

15. He had to balance his account very carefully because he bad _______.
A. a few money
B. few money
C. little money
D. a little money

16. He says _____ but does much.
A. few
B. a little
C. little
D. a few

17. Have you nearly finished? Time is ______.
A. over
B. running off
C. running out
D. finished

18. At the sight of the fire, we were all shocked ________ stillness.
A. to
B. in
C. into
D. with

19. The examination I took yesterday wasn't very difficult, but it was______ long.
A. much too
B. so much
C. too much
D. very much

20. His teacher always gave him _____.
A. many advice
B. much advice
C. many advices
D. a lot of advices

21. In order to express his care for the boy, Mr. Smith_______ a suitable job to him.
A. advised
B. suggested
C. proposed
D. recommended

22. Are these two books yours? No, _____ of them is mine.
A. either
B. none
C. both

D. neither

23. The teacher asked us to write an _____ in one hour.
A. eight-hundred-word letter
B. eight-hundreds- words letter
C. eight-hundred-words letter
D. eight-hundreds of words letter

24. He promised to give me _____ time to finish reading the magazine.
A. two-days
B. two days
C. two day's
D. two days'

25. The dress is so cheap. Why not________ it?
A. buying
B. to buy
C. you buy
D. buy

26. Give them an inch, ________ they will take a mile.
A. or
B. and
C. that
D. and that

27. Give you some advice: Don't _____with other's affairs.
A. interfere
B. obstacle
C. interrupt
D. intrude

28. To my surprise, the girl _______to be my best friend's younger sister.
A. was
B. turned out
C. ended in
D. resulted in

29. There were two small rooms in the house_______ served as kitchen.
A. the smaller of which
B. the smallest of which
C. the smaller of them
D. smallest of that

30. Only after I mailed the letter _____ that I had forgotten to put a stamp on it.
A. I remembered
B. did I remember
C.I didn't remember
D. didn't I remember

II. Cloze:
The importance of salt was 1 long before men began to write history. The "Ben Cao", a very early Chinese book 2 medicine, gives more than forty uses of salt as a cure. Salt was so important in the Middle Ages 3 in many countries no one was allowed to sell salt without permission from the government, 4 all salt was taxed. In the year before the French Revolution, the government passed a law forcing each peasant 5 a fixed amount of at high prices. This unfair tax on salt was one of the 6 that drove the French people to revolt. Common salt 7 part of the makeup of rocks throughout the world. Water dissolves tiny amounts of salt into rocks and soil. Rivers carry the dissolved salt 8 the sea. Every day water containing salt flows into the sea, and every day the hot sun evaporates some of the water, 9
the salt behind. 10 this way the sea has slowly been growing saltier millions of years.
1. A. knew B. know C. knowing D. known
2 .A. from B. on C. to D. in
3. A. that B. which C. what D. those
4. A. for B. and C. but D. or
5. A. buying B. buys C. to buy D. buy
6. A. cause B. causes C. causing D. caused
7. A. is B. was C. were D. will be
8. A. from B. in C. to D. at
9. A. to leave B. leaving C. left D. leave
10. A. On B. From C. In D. With

III. Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs given in brackets: 20%
Is it difficult 1 (have) a telephone 2 (install) in your country? Do you have to 3 (wait)a long time before you can get a telephone? Don' t worry. This happens in many parts of the world. Let me 4 (tell) you about the experience of a friend of mine. I shall call him Edward Griffin. That' s not his real name, of course.
But I don't know

if he would like me 5 (have) his real name 6 (print) in a book.
Edward recently moved to a new house. 7 (be) a doctor he needed a telephone not only 8 (telephone) his friends, but for his work as well. The telephone manager promised 9 (act) quickly, but still nothing happened. He had 10 (wait) further for a long time!

VI. Transform each of the following sentences into a required one: 20%
1. Try again and you will succeed.
A complex sentence with an adverbial clause of condition(带有条件状语从句的复合句)
2. Here is John Smith; I mentioned him the other day.
A complex sentence with an attributive clause(带有定语从句的复合句)
3. She did not come yesterday because she was unwell.
A compound sentence(并列句)
4. When I went to his house, I found him doing his homework.
A compound sentence(并列句)
5. Tom studies hard. You study harder.
A complex sentence with an adverbial clause of comparison(带有比较状语从句的复合句)
6. They have done away with all kinds of superstitions.
Passive voice:(被动语态)
7. "Don't forget to take your textbooks with you!" the monitor said to us.
Indirect speech(间接引语)
8. 100C shows the temperature. Water boils at the temperature.
A complex sentence with an attributive clause(带有定语从句的复合句)
9. I would rather not depend on Tom. I am not absolutely sure that he is trustworthy.
A complex sentence with an adverbial clause of time(带有时间状语从句的复合句)
10. All this proves that the decision was correct.
A simple sentence(简单句)