( )1. This morning I had hardly got to my school when it ________ to rain.
A．had begun B．was beginning
( )2. He ________ when the UFO arrived. He didn"t wake until the UFO disappeared.
A．slept B．was sleeping
C．was doing homew ork D．was singing
( )3. —Where were you at 7：00 last night?
—I ________ to my mom at home.
A．write B．was writing
C．wrote D．am writing
( )4. —Did you see Mr Black just now?
—Yes. He ________ his car when I met him.
A．parked B．was parking
C．parks D．will park
( )5. Eddie was sleeping ________ Millie was reading a magazine.
( )6. I got up so late this morning because my clock didn"t________.
A．go on B．go out
C．go up D．go off
( )7. His sister couldn"t fall ________ before the big exam.
( )8. Paul went home ________ his parents ________ silence.
A．with, in B．in, with
C．at, at D．at, in
( )9. To tell the ________, I didn"t go to the party.
( )10. My mother remembered ________ some vegetables, but sh e couldn"t find them now.
A．buy B．to b uy
I had a very unusual experience(经历)on Sunday. At ten in the morning, I was 1. ________ down the street when a UFO landed right 2. ________ of me. You can imagine 3. ________ strange it was! An alien(外星人) 4. _____ ___ and walked down Center Street. I followed it to see 5. ________ it was going, and I was very surprised when it went 6. ________ a souvenir shop. While it was 7. ________ at the souvenirs(纪念品), the shop assistant called the 8. ________. Before the police arrived, the alien left the 9.________ and then visited the Museum of Flight. 10. ________ the alien was in the museum, I called the TV station. Isn"t that amazing?
( )1. A．arriving B．walking C．looking
( )2. A．in front B．before C．at
( )3. A．what B．when C．how
( )4. A．got in B．got on C．got out
( )5. A．where B．when C．which
( )6. A．onto B．on C．into
( )7. A．walking B．looking C．giving
( )8. A．police B．teacher C．driver
( )9. A．school B．sh op C．street
( )10. A．While B．What C．Which
It was a cold night. The taxi driver didn"t take even one passenger all day. When he went by the train station, he saw a young man coming out with two bags in his hands. So he drove to him and asked, “Where are you going, sir？”
“To the MP Hotel，” the young man answered. When the taxi driver heard this，he didn"t feel happy any more. The young man would give him only three dollars because the hotel was near the train station. But suddenly，he had an idea. He took the young man through many streets of the big city. After a long time, they arrived at the hotel. “Here we are! You should pay me seventeen dollars, please,” the taxi driver said to the young man. “What? Seventeen dollars! Do you think I"m a fool? Only last week，I took a taxi from the train station to this hotel and I only gave the driver fifteen dollars. I know how much I have to pay for the trip.”
( )1. What was the weather like that night?
A．It was warm. B．It was cold. C．It was hot.
( )2. The MP Hotel was________ the train station.
A．far from B．in C．near
( )3. The taxi driver and the young man got to the hotel________．
A．very soon B．after a long time C．at once
( )4. The young man thought he should pay________ dollars for the trip.
A．50 B．15 C．17
( )5. From the passage，we know that ________.
A．the two taxi drivers were honest
B．the young man knew the way to the MP Hotel
C．the young man came to the MP Hotel last week
Do you still remember the terrible earthquake in 2008 in Sichuan, which killed at least 87, 000 people and left millions homeless? On the twelfth day after the earthquake, Premier Wen Jiabao said, “A new Wenchuan will rise from the ruins(废墟)．” Now his words have come true. Three years has passed and the worst-hit areas in Sichuan have risen from the ruins.
So far, 95% of the reconstruction projects(重建项目)have been completed. Nearly 3，000 schools, 1，000 hospitals and more than 5 million homes have been built. Now everyone has been provided with a home, a job and social security(社保)．
Dong Xinjun, a villager in Qingchuan, said volunteers from Zhejiang taught him how to grow mushrooms and now he makes about 3,000 yuan more than before every year.
Zhu Lihu, the headmaster of a village primary school in Qingchuan, told u s that teaching equipment had been greatly improved. Now they have new classrooms, a library and a computer room with 20 com puters.
On May 8th, 2011, Premier Wen Jiabao made his 10th visit to Sichuan Province after the earthquake. He visited a lot of middle schools and neighborhoods. At Beichuan Middle School, Premier Wen embraced a student named Zheng Haiyang, who lost both of his legs in the earthquake. The students told Premier Wen that their new school was very beautiful. And they would never forget that it was built with the hearts and strength of people across the whole country.
Premier Wen believes that the people in Wenchuan have a “strong will” and a “bright future”. They will never back down, but stand bravely on this land.
( )1. What is NOT provided for everyone in the earthquake-hit areas?
A．A home. B．A job.
C．A computer. D．Social security.
( )2. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
A．Nearly 1,000 schools have been built.
B．Dong Xinjun makes about 3,000 yuan every year.
C．Zhu Lihu"s new school has a new large gym.
D．Zheng Haiyang is a student of Beichuan Middle School.
( )3. How many times has Premier Wen visited Sichuan since the earthquake happened?
A．5 times. B．8 times.
C．10 times. D．12 times.
( )4. What does the underlined word “embraced” mean in Paragraph 5?
A. Put arms around him in a loving way.
B．Shook hands with him in a friendly way.
C．Bowed to him in a very polite way.
D．Smiled at him in a very kind way.
( )5. How does the passage show us “Wenchu an has risen from the ruins”？
A. By giving facts and examples.
B．By compa ring different places.
C．By describing people"s looks.
D．By usi ng volunteers" words.