Which of the following can be referred to as a time signal?
A: after that
B: as a result
C: after all
D: in a word
答案: 【 after that 】
Inspectors were appointed to _______ into the affairs of the company.
答案: 【 inquire】
Which of the following is a synonym of the verb “haul”?
答案: 【 tow】
Which one of the following phrases is used when we draw conclusions?
A: In a nutshell
B: For example
C: As a result
D: After all
答案: 【 In a nutshell 】
In which of the following sentences the conjunction “while” means “although” ?
A: Strike while the iron is hot.
B: While he loves his students, he is very strict with them.
C: Please keep an eye on my bicycle while I’m away.
D: I like dogs, while my wife hates them.
答案: 【 While he loves his students, he is very strict with them.】
Which of the following is a cleft sentence?
A: Mum made me a very tasty cake.
B: It was My mother who taught me how to make cakes.
C: It takes 45 minutes to roast a duck.
D: It is a delight experience to have hotpot on a cold winter day.
答案: 【 It was My mother who taught me how to make cakes.】
“Off the grid” in the text means________.
A: far away from the city
B: outside the house
C: off limits
D: not dependent on public utilities, especially the supply of electricity
答案: 【 not dependent on public utilities, especially the supply of electricity】
Parallelism is regularly used to______________.
A: list facts, ideas and events etc. in order to achieve certain rhetorical effect
B: compare one thing with another
D: introduce the main idea at the beginning
答案: 【 list facts, ideas and events etc. in order to achieve certain rhetorical effect】
Which of the following is personification?
A: The wind can be heard very clearly.
B: The wind has shifted from north to south.
C: The wind has turned into a storm.
D: The wind whistled outside the house.
答案: 【 The wind whistled outside the house.】
A topic sentence most often appears_________.
A: at the end of a paragraph
B: at the beginning of a paragraph
C: in the middle of a paragraph
D: somewhere near the end
答案: 【 at the beginning of a paragraph】
On Christmas Day, family members usually __________ gifts to each other.
答案: 【 exchange】
Due to the aging problem, Chinese government has made a plan to extend the time for people to __________.
答案: 【 retire】
While I was working in a fast-food restaurant, I constantly dreamt of being able to own one __________.
B: at last
C: some days
答案: 【 someday】
With the rising of China as a world power, the U.S. can no longer _________ the world.
答案: 【 dominate】
It is wonderful to see flowers _________ after a long bleak winter.
答案: 【 bloom】
Nutrition, sufficient sleep, and exercise are important for children’s _________.
答案: 【 growth】
He can’t ______ the noise downstairs anymore.
答案: 【 endure】
Human beings have had war _____