1. Where does the conversation probably take place?
A. At home. B. In a shop. C. In a swimming pool.
2. On which day doesn’t the man’s son work?
A. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. B. Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
C. Monday, Friday and Saturday.
3. What is the probable relationship between the two speakers?
A. Student and teacher. B. Patient and nurse. C. Lawyer and client.
4. What does the man mean?
A. The car doesn’t need cleaning. B. He cleaned the car last time.
C. Mark should clean the car this time.
5. When should the delivery be made to the man?
A. On Sunday. B. On Saturday C. On Thursday.
6. What did the IOC President announce?
A. The winner to host the 34th Winter Olympic Games.
B. The winner to host the 24th Winter Olympic Games.
C. The winner to host the 44th Winter Olympic Games.
7. How many more nods did Beijing get than its rival-Almaty?
A. Forty. B. Forty-four. C. Four.
8. How long does the woman need the car?
A. For three weeks. B. For thirteen days. C. For three days.
9. Which car does the woman choose?
A. The silver one. B. The black one. C. The red one.
10. What does the woman want?
A. An overcoat. B. A jacket. C. A skirt.
11. Who promised to solve the problem for the woman?
A. The tailor. B. The manager. C. The tailor’s assistant.
12. When will the speakers go to the tailor’s?
A. Next Saturday morning. B. Next Saturday afternoon. C. Next Sunday morning.
13. What are the speakers doing?
A. Saying goodbye to each other. B. Waiting for a flight.
C. Exchanging their pictures.
14. What do we know about Jane?
A. She is studying at Cambridge University. B. She will graduate next July.
C. She is twenty-one years old.
15. Who is the woman’s daughter?
A. Jane. B. Beth. C. Tina.
16. What can we learn from the conversation?
A. The man has been traveling on business for a month.
B. The man’s son is a college teacher.
C. The woman likes playing the piano.
17. What do restaurants in
A. Cash. B. Checks. C. Credit cards.
18. What do we know about popular restaurants?
A. They have many reservations every day.
B. They serve alcohol to guests under 20.
C. They accept reservations for large parties.
19. How much should you tip for superior service in a restaurant?
A. 15%of the total bill. B. 20%of the total bill. C. 25%of the total bill.
20. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
A. Americans smoke less than Europeans.
B. Asians smoke less than Europeans.
C. The legal smoking age in American is 21.
Even at school there had been an unhealthy competition between George and Richard.
"I'll be the first millionaire in Coleford!" Richard used to boast.
"And you'll be sorry you knew me," George would reply "because I'll be the best lawyer in town!"
George never did become a lawyer and Richard never made any money. Instead both men opened bookshops on opposite sides of Coleford High Street. It was hard to make money from books, which made the competition between them worse.
Now with only one bookshop in town, business was better for George. But sometimes he sat in his narrow, old kitchen and stared out of the dirty window, thinking about his former rival (竞争对手). Perhaps he missed him?
George was very interested in old dictionaries, He'd recently found a collector in
Trembling, George started reading.
"Bookends have bought ten bookstores from their rivals Dylans. The company, owned by
multi-millionaire Richard Pike, is now the largest bookseller in
21. George and Rivhard were _____ at school.
A. roommates B. good friends C. competitors D. booksellers
22. How did George feel about Richard after his disappearance?
A. He envied Richard's marriage. B. He thought of Richard from time to time.
C. He felt lucky with no rival in town. D. He was guilty of Richard's death.
23. George got information about Richard from _____.
A. a dictionary collector in
C. a rare first edition of a dictionary D. the wrapping paper of a book
24. What happened to George and Richard in the end?
A. Both George and Richard became millionaires.
B. Both of them realized their original dreams.
C. George established a successful business while Richard was missing.
D. Richard became a millionaire while George had no great success.
You choose to be a winner!
The Winners Club is a bank account specially designed for teenagers. It has been made to help you better manage your money. The Winners Club is a transaction account(交易账户)where you receive a keycard so you can get to your money 24/7——that's 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
It's a club with impressive features for teenagers:
No account keeping fees!
You're no millionaire so we don't expect you to pay large fees. In fact, there are no accounts keeping or transaction fees!
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Teenagers are busy——we get that. You may never need to come to a bank at all. With the Winners Club you can choose to use handy tellers and to bank from home using the phone and the Internet…You can have money directly deposited into your Winners Club account. This could be your pocket money or your pay from your parttime job!
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25. The Winners Club is a bank account intended for _______.
A. parents B. teenagers C. winners D. adults
26. Which of the following is TRUE about the Winners Club?
A. Special gifts are ready for parents.
B. The bank opens only on work days.
C. Services are convenient for its members.
D. Fees are necessary for the account keeping.
27. The Winners Club provides magazines which ________.
A. encourage spending B. are free to all teenagers
C. are full of adventure stories D. help to make more of your money
28. What is the purpose of this text?
A. To set up a club. B. To provide parttime jobs.
C. To organize keycards. D. To introduce a new banking service.