1. Sarah looked at______finished painting with________satisfaction. A./; a B.a; the C.the; / D.the; a 2. He missed_______gold in the high jump, but will get_______second chance in the long jump. A.the; the B./; a C.the; a D.a; / 3. Carl is studying_______food science at college and hopes to open up_______meat processing factory of his own one day. A./; a B./; the C.the; a D.the; the 4. Being able to afford_______drink would be______comfort in those tough times. A.the; the B.a; a C.a; / D./; a 5. We are said to be living in_______Information Age,_______time of new discoveries and great changes. A.an; the B./; the C./; a D.the; a 6. The Smiths don’t usually like staying at______hotels, but last summer they spent a few days at a very nice hotel by______sea. A./; a B.the; the C./; the D.the; a 7. Sam has been appointed______manager of the engineering department to take_______place of George. A./; / B.the; / C.the; the D./; the 8. The development of industry has been_______gradual process throughout______human existence, from stone tools to modern technology. A./; the B.the; a C.a; / D.a; a 9. I woke up with_______bad headache, yet by_______evening the pain had gone. A.the; the B.the; an C.a; the D.a; an 10. First impressions are the most lasting. After all, you never get_______second chance to make________first impression. A.a; the B.the; the C.a; a D.the; a 11. Emily felt completely at_______loss when________word came that her son finally left home. A.a; the B.the; a C.the; the D.a; / 12.---Of the two bags,which one do you prefer? ---______bigger one. It’s______most beautiful one, I think. A.The; a B.The; the C.A; / D.A; the 13. Lin Shuhao, _______NBA star, is one of_____few basketball players who are very popular to Chinese fans. A.an; the B.the; a C.a; the D.an; a 14. _______ success of Li Ming’s singing has been______great honor to his hometown. A.The; a B.The; an C.A; the D.The; / 15. There is_______Liu Chang in our class, but I’m afraid he isn’t ______one you want.
A.a; a B.a; the C.a; / D.the; / 16. When it comes to bringing up children, some people say ______strict control produces_______well-behaved children. A./; the B.the; / C./; / D.the; the 17. Only when you read it ______second time can you fully understand ______whole story. A.the; a B.a; the C.a; a D. /; the 18. In recent years ______global warming is becoming ______concern of people all over the world. A.the; the B./; a C./; / D.the; / 19. Li Fang, who graduated from _______university in South China, is now studying for her degree in ______European country. A.a; a B.the; an C.the; a D.a; an 20. The government said the city is facing ________short supply of about one million cubic meters of ______natural gas. A.a; / B.the; the C.a; a D.the; / 21. It is said that _______wool produced in Australia is of _______high quality. A./; /. B.the; / C.the; a D.the; the 22. As is known to all, ______tiger is in _______danger of becoming extinct. A.the; a B.the; / C./; / D./; the 23. What_____fun it is to walk alone with______full moon hanging in the sky. A./; a B.a; / C.the; / D.a; the 24. He has ______great interest in history,especially in ______history of Tang Dynasty. A.a; the B.a; / C./; / D./; a 25.---What do you think about______blue dress in the shop window? ---Oh, it’s fantastic! It will make ______perfect birthday present. A.a; a B.the; a C.a; the D.the; the 26. On ______Monday in July, Mr. Anderson happened to find his old friend among the people at ______church. A./; the B.the; / C.a; / D./; a 27. Everyone should learn from _______Lei Feng and try to be ______Lei Feng. A./; a B./; / C.the; the D./; the 28. Now I have been out of _______work for weeks. I have joined the ranks of _______unemployed. A.the; / B.the; the C./; the D./; an 29. His grandpa was so poor at that time that he had to get up at _______dawn every day and walk to the factory in ______distance. A./; a B./; the C.a; the D.the; the 30. Tian’anmen Square and _____Great Wall are two of the places everyone should see in ______People’s Republic of China. A.the; the B./; / C.the; / D./; the