完型填空 （一）A well dressed man entered a famous jewelry (珠宝) shop one day. He 1 to buy a pearl (珍 珠) for his wife’s birthday. The 2 didn't matter, since business had been good for him that ye
ar. After 3 a number of beautiful and expensive pearls, he chose 4 black one. It would 5 5,000 dollars. He paid, took the black pearl, shook hands with the salesman and left. A few days later, the man 6 and said that his wife liked the pearl so much that she wanted another one just like this. It 7 be exactly the same size and quality (质量), 8 she wanted to have a 9 of earrings. The salesman seemed 10. Then the man suggested that the salesman advertise (登广告) in the newspaper to 11 $25,000 for such a pearl. So the salesman did. Many people 12 the advertisement (广告), but nobody 13 a pearl which was just the right size and quality. Just when the jeweler had given up, a little old lady came into his 14. She took out one such black pearl 15 her purse. “I don't like to 16 with the pearl,” she said sadly. “It was given to me by my mother, who had received it from her 17 mother. But I really need the 18.” The salesman was very glad and quickly paid her for the pearl. Then he called the 19 to tell him the good news. However, the man could never be 20. Clever readers, can you guess why? 1. A. reported B. said C. wished D. knew 2. A. color B. design C. price D. size 3. A. examining B. checking C. testing D. watching 4. A. a big B. a good C. an expensive D. an unusual 5. A. cost B. pay C. worth D. buy 6. A. arrived B. came C. returned D. stopped 7. A. could B. might C. should D. had to 8. A. as B. if C. though D. when 9. A. box B. lot C. number D. pair 10. A. jobless B. homeless C. helpless D. careless 11. A. ask B. give C. offer D. pay 12. A. answered B. liked C. read D. saw 13. A. bought B. had C. sold D. wanted 14. A. room B. house C. office D. shop 15. A. from B. of C. off D. with 16. A. deal B. go C. part D. talk 17. A. dear B. poor C. old D. own 18. A. price B. money C. pound D. interest 19. A. old lady’s office B. rich man’s hotel C. his neighbor’s house D. television station 20. A. found B. bought C. paid D. heard
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（二）You either have it, or you don’t ----a sense of 16 , that is. But 17 is it that some people could find their way across the Sahara without a map, while others can 18 themselves in the next street? Scientists say we’re all 19 with a sense of direction, 20 it is not properly understood how it works. One theory(理论) is that people with a good sense of direction have worked hard at 21 it. Research being 22 out at Liverpool University 23 this idea and suggests that if we don’t use it, we lose if. “Children as young as seven have the ability(能力) to find their way 24 ,” says Jim Martland, Research Director of the project. “However, 25 they are not allowed out alone or are taken everywhere by car, they will 26 develop the skills.” Jim Martland also emphasizes(强调) that young people should be taught certain 27 to improve their sense of direction. He makes the following suggestions: * If you are using a 28 , turn it so it 29 to the way you are facing. * If you leave your bike in a strange place, put it near 30 like a big stone or a tree. Note landmarks(路标) on the route(路 线) as you go away from your bike. When you return, go back along 31 routes. * Simplify(简化) the way of finding your direction by using lines such as streets in a town, streams, or walls in the countryside to 32 you. 33 your steps 34 you know how far you have gone and note any landmarks such as tower blocks or hills which can help to find out where you are. Now you will never get lost 35 ! 16. A. smell B. touch C. direction D. sight 17. A. what B. why C. when D. where 18. A. lose B. desert C. find D. miss 19. A. popular B. familiar C. born D. please 20. A. however B. as C. but D. so 21. A. discussing B. developing C. discovering D. displaying 22. A. carried B. checked C. worked D. ruled 23. A. agrees B. supports C. ignores D. celebrates 24. A. away B. across C. nearby D. around 25. A. because B. since C. if D. unless 26. A. almost B. always C. possibly D. never 27. A. programs B. skills C. reasons D. advices 28. A. book B. torch C. map D. radio 29. A. relates B. comes C. gets D. leads 30. A. anything B. everything C. nothing D. something 31. A. the difficult B. the same C. the other D. the extra 32. A. guide B. please C. test D. inform 33. A. Count B. Watch C. Mind D. Find 34. A. though B. once C. so that D. whether 35. A. again B. much C. too D. forever
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