Quiz 1 Leisure Activities
1. Directions: Choose the most appropriate word or phrase to complete each of the following sentences.
1、The children __D____ at the end of the song.
2、He plays a Russian spy in the comedy ___B A____ "Sleepers".
3、The guides __C___ the tourists together at the hotel gate.
4、The little boy's crying _D____ his parents.
5、The murderer was __B___ and sent to jail.
6、The boy often imagined himself __C____ before a clapping audience.
B. to perform
7、It is for this reason __C___ so many readers like to bury their heads in an old fashioned detective story with a safe and predictable ending.
B. for which
D. for that
8、Agatha Christie's world is not quite a real world, __D___ is one of the reasons why her books have not become dated.
C. in which
9、Contemporary crime writers explore a world of crime that is much darker than __B C___ imagined by Agatha Christie.
10、When you're the boss you can __B___ your own rules.
A. make out
B. make up
C. make for
11、Why do you ____C_____ interrupting me when I have repeatedly asked you to stop?
A. take on
B. subject to
C. persist in
D. submit to
12、Collins was so seriously injured that he was unable to __D___ his career.
2. Directions: Complete the following sentences with the appropriate form of the words in the brackets.
1、Ellen's with pop music is astonishing. (familiar)
2、The little boy's fascination with bees developed into an . (obsess)
3、There is a of qualified English teachers in many schools. (short)
4、Privately they thought the idea .(laugh)
5、They used to be so rich that they had a driver, a cook and a . (garden)
6、The of Christie's books shows no sign of going away. (popular)
7、I knew you were going to say that—you're so . (predict)
8、The crime escaped for many years. (detect)
9、We are very about what we let the children watch on TV. (select)
10、The latest bomb attacks served as a reminder of the truth that wars are conducted for political purposes. (universe)
3. Directions: Fill in each of the blanks with an appropriate preposition or adverb.
1、In his article, he compared the parks of London the lungs of the human body.
2、Have you been in contact your brother recently?
3、After the students put up Christmas decorations, the classroom took
a holiday appearance.
4、You'll catch to the job after you've been here a while.
5、The old lady slipped and fell her back.
6、He was driving a luxurious car complete air conditioning, telephone and bar.
7、The idea of living in the countryside didn't appeal her at all.
8、He hoped that trying out the jokes his family would help him feel more comfortable than doing the same thing in public.
9、Their reaction ranged anger to humiliation.
10、He was stopped outside the shop and put arrest.
2 1) familiarity 2) obsession 3) shortage 4) laughable 5) gardener 6)popularity 7) predictable 8) detection 9) selective 10) universal
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Unit Two Quiz
1. Directions: Choose the most appropriate word or phrase to complete each of the
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1)Watch-making and tourism are the chief _____C B_____ of that country.
2)The newspaper devoted a ____A______ to the discussion of the development
of the suburbs.
3)He wanted her to believe that he was _____B_____ in what he had told her.
4)The major read the order and then passed it ____C______ to the commander.
5)I caught my shirt on a nail and nearly had it torn ____B A______.
6)The policeman _____B_____ his shoulders as if to say there was nothing he
could do about the matter.
7)Our club ____A______ seven new members at the last meeting.
8)Her humorous remarks seemed ____C______, but were in fact carefully
9)Jane's _____C D_____ for gardening is evident by all of these beautiful
10)My wool sweater ____C______ when I washed it.
11)I caught a ____D B______ of the bus before it disappeared around the corner.
12)He is _____B_____ to getting up early and doing morning exercise in the
nearby park every day.
13)Robinson's photographs are ____D A______ by the intense contrasts of dark
and light areas, and the consequent loss of detail.
14)This ____A______ sight attracts the camera enthusiasts to Swanland from
where excellent photographs of the bridge can be taken.
15)He was rather ____D______ about the reasons why he never finished school.
16)It seems I ____A______ you an apology—I was supposed to phone you on
2.Directions: Complete the following sentences with the appropriate form of the
words in the brackets.
1)The conversation was limited by my __________ Spanish. (perfect)
2)The couple shared a romantic __________ that they decided was love.
3)I stopped for gas twice during the __________ car trip. (length)
4)It is wise to use __________ sentences in formal situations, such as when
interviewing for a job. (grammar)
5)And all this praise just because the poor man has died — doesn't it strike you
as __________ ? (sincere)
6)The film has some very powerful __________ imagery. (vision)
7)People travel for miles to see these __________ sunsets. (poet)
8)She wasn't very __________ about your performance, was she? (compliment)
9)You will need __________ from the council to extend your garage. (permit)
10)Psychologists have been studying __________ in rats in an attempt to discover
more about human mental process connected with sight. (perceive)
11)My calculations were based on the __________ that house prices would remain
12)He believes that a certain amount of __________ behavior is normal among
13)We have been given __________ that the water is safe to drink. (reassure)
14)It is my fondest __________ that all of my children will go to college. (expect) imperfect intimacy lengthy grammatical insincere visual poetic complimentary permission perception assumption rebellious reassurances expectation
3. Directions:Complete the following sentences with the appropriate phrases from
follow up act on take... seriously make of move on
if only attach... importance to lift up go into get over
1)Or perhaps you __________ information your reader passed along during
2)The sunlight __________ my spirits a little.
3)Let's __________ to the business of the meeting.
4)Our rule is that the complaints department must __________ a letter within
5)I'd rather my son __________ business of some kind.
6)The singer had to learn to __________ her fear of the public.
7)They don't __________ any __________ what he says.
8)Why don't you __________ your study __________ ?
9)Tom could see that McCarron didn't know what to __________ the
10)__________ it clears up, we will go.
acted on lifted up move on follow up went into get over attach... importance to take... seriously make of If only
1. Directions: Fill in each of the blanks with an appropriate word from the
box. Change the form when necessary.
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1)The tourist industry is of __________ importance to the national economy.
2)It sounded fascinating so I decided to find the book to write this __________ .
3)If you find a prescribed medication is __________ your sleep, the effects may
4)The Department of National Health intends __________ resources according
to needs—health status and population size.
5)By __________ speed limits and passing red lights, we somehow got to the
airport in time.
6)How could she have loved a man who so clearly held her in __________ ?
7)Sociologists believe that __________ differences in voting will gradually
8)Lies that protect someone's feelings are often __________ acceptable in the
9)Study for the dissertation for __________ degrees is normally undertaken
during the summer vacation.
10)She has received __________ get-well cards and flowers.
11)The city has announced a plan to __________ another runway at LaGuardia
12)The symptoms did not __________ between the two groups.
13)There is no apparent conclusive scientific study, but the __________ evidence
is strong that the herb is useful.
14)Recently historians have taken a far more __________ view of the Irish
15) Many teachers are thinking about leaving the __________ for more highly
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2. Directions: Fill in each of the blanks with an appropriate preposition or
1)The levels of blood glucose depend __________ part on what you eat and
when you eat.
2)The flames lit __________ the sky.
3)These added up __________ a system you could understand and adjust to,
whether or not you approved of it.
4)Gartner's Vendor Ratings are designed to give decision makers deeper insight
into a provider and to answer questions that go __________ the product or service.
5)We are accustomed __________ using audio to present examples of language
6)Many of us still have the habit, carried __________ from when we learned to
read, of reading the words so that we can "hear" them in our head.
7)Do you approve __________ doctors using human embryos for research?
8)I try to sometimes call __________ those who do not seem to be paying
attention—and that seems to be mainly boys.
9)Companies that are not market-driven risk falling __________ the
10)Maria's been my partner since I took the business __________ from my
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3. Directions:Read the following passage and fill in the blanks.
As women decide to move into roles that were traditionally 1) ___B______ to them, there is a decrease in the number of sharp 2) ____A_____ that once marked the behavior of men and women. School-related 3)____B____ is an example. If there once was a stereotype that women perform less well than men in mathematics and better in language and the arts, the differences today are almost nonexistent. Once females are encouraged to take advanced mathematics courses, and once males are encouraged to 4) ___C_____ interests in language and the arts, they are able to 5) ___C_____ advantage of a school's offerings without the 6)____B____ that "boys do better in math, girls do better in areas involving verbal skills." In an ideal world, once opportunities within a society are opened up to members of both sexes, individuals can pursue various goals 7) ___A____ on their abilities and interests. Further, they can pursue their goals without the constant 8) ____C____ that there will eventually be limits placed on them. This ideal world does not yet exist, but there has been research in diverse cultures that has given insights into what a society without unnecessary 9) ___A____ restrictions might look like. Research has focused on the pressures for movements away from traditional restrictions and the results of the changes in the 10) ____C____ of males and females. Many of these changes have resulted in the disappearance of the sharp differentiation between the behavior of men and women.
1. A. ignored B. denied C. disregarded
2. A. distinctions B. similarities C. disagreements
3. A. participation B. performance C. aspiration
4. A. seek B. follow C. pursue
5. A. make B. use C. take
6. A. preference B. prejudice C. ignorance
7. A. based B. according C. owing
8. A. caution B. pressure C. concern
9. A. gender B. masculine C. feminine
10.A. performance B. features C. behavior