8. -- Hello, Mary. I"ve got a girlfriend. -- What"s she like?
A. I don"t know B. She"s like her mother, not father
C. She likes music D. Not had! Quite pretty
9. The fire ____ for half an hour before the fire fighters arrived.
A. had put out B. was put out
C. had been out D. had broken out
【解析】选C be out"火熄灭”，表示状态。
10. It has been suggested that the land ____ equally among the peasants.
A. be shared B. should be spared
C. saved D. be spent
【解析】选A suggest后用虚拟语气。be shared前可
11. She took ____ in physics and read ____ on the subject.
A. interest; as books many as she could
B. an interest; as many books as she could
C. interested; as many books as she can
D. interests; as books as she could
12. -- How"s the young man? -- ____.
A. He"s twenty B. He"s a doctor
C. He is much better D. He"s David
【解析】选C how is sb. “某人身体如何”。
13. Let Harry play with your toys as well. Clare, you must learn to ____.
A. support B. care C. spare D. share
14. The new dress looks wonderful on you ____ the collar.
A. besides B. except C. beside D. except for
15. -- What about your classmate, Susan?
-- Our teacher ____ her a good and clever student.
A. regards B. believes C. suggests D. considers
【解析】选D consider as…“认为......是......”，as可省略。