一、Phonetics (5 points)?Directions: In each of the following groups of words, there are four underlined letters or letter combinations marked A, B, C and D.Compare the underlined parts and identify the one that is different from the others in pronunciation.Mark your answer by blackening the corresponding letter on ANSWER SHEET Ⅰ.
二、Vocabulary and Structure (15 points)?Directions: There are 15 incomplete sentences in this section.For each sentence there are four choices marked A, B, C and D.Choose one answer that best completes the sentence and blacken the corresponding letter on ANSWER SHEET Ⅰ.
6.We asked both John and Jerry, but ____________________ could offer a satisfactory explanation.
7.I’d like to find someone ____________________ I can discuss such a problem.
8.The baby can’t even sit up yet, ____________________walk!
9.I did not notice that my dog was missing ____________________ a moment ago.
10.The company director has informed us that we must ____________________ department budget by 25%.
11.Companies usually ____________________ a number of experiments before a new product is launched.
12.I remembered that the air conditioners ____________________ turned off before I left home.
B.were to be
13.--How do you like your new job?
--Well, it is great ____________________ salary, but it does not offer much prospects for promotion.
A.in charge of
B.in terms of
C.in case of
D.in favor of
14.In my opinion this is a(an) ____________________ different matter.
15.Take an umbrella with you in case it ____________________.
16.The murderer was brought in, with his hands ____________________ behind his back.
A.to have been tied
C.to be tied
17.--Do you think Joshua is the right person for this job?
--He is well-grounded in economic theory, but lacks ____________________ in production management.
18.____________________ about it earlier, we could have warned people of the danger.
A.Would we know
B.Should we know
C.Have we known
D.Had we known
19.It was ____________________ of you not to disturb these old people late last night.
20.--Hey, what do you think of his speech last night?
--I have no idea.I arrived ____________________ find that he had almost finished it.
A.in order to
B.so as to
三、Cloze (20 points)Directions: For each blank in the following passage, there are four choices marked A, B, C and D.Choose the one that is most suitable and mark your answer by blackening the corresponding letter on ANSWER SHEET Ⅰ.
What is music? Music is sound arranged into pleasing or interesting __________21__________.It is part of every culture on Earth.People use music to _22_ feelings and ideas.Music also serves to entertain and relax.
Music is a performing art.It _23_ form such arts as painting and poetry, In which arts _24_ works and then display or publish them.Musical composers need musicians to _25_ and perform their works._26_ most musical performances are really co-operations between composers and performers.
Music also plays a major role in other arts.Opera _27_ singing and music with drama.Ballet and other forms of dancing need music to help the dancers _28_ their steps.Motion pictures use music to help set the mood as well as introduce the actions or enhance its _29_ on the audience. Music is one of the _30_ arts.People probably started to sing to as soon as _31_ developed.Hunting tools struck together may have been the first musical _32_.By about 10,000 B.C , hollow bones had been used by _33_ people to make flutes.The first written music dates from about 2500 B.C.
There are two chief kinds of western music, classical and popular.Symphonies, operas, and ballet are _34_music.It is generally harder to write and perform.Musicians who perform it need a lot of training.Popular music _35_ country music, folk music, jazz, and rock music.It is easier to perform and understand.