1. Most of his great novelsand plays were not published or known to the public ________ his tragic (悲剧) death in 1786.
A. even before B. ever since
C. until after D. until before
2. Mr. Saddam Hussein had to go with the American soldiers, ________ .
A. no matter he likes or not B. no matter he should like it or not
C. no matter whether he likes or not D. no matter he may like it or not
3. ________ , I have to put it away andfocus(集中)my attention on study this week.
A. However the story is amusing B. No matter amusing the story is
C. However amusing the story is D. No matter how the story is amusing
4.Most animals have little connection with animals of a different kind, ________ they hunt them for food.
A. if B. while
C. unless D. as
5. ________ he thought he was helping us withthe work, he was actually in the way.
A. Although B. Unless
C. Because D. When