Night after night, she came to help me sleep, even long years after my childhood.
I don't remember (1)______ it first started making me a little angry—my mom's hands pushing my hair that way. But it really made me uncomfortable, for they (2)______ rough(粗糙的) against my young skin. (3)______， one night, I shouted at her, “Don't do that any more. Your hands are too rough！” She didn't say anything, (4)______ she never did it again.
Years later, I missed my mother's (5)______ and her goodnight kisses on my face. I'm not a little girl any more. My mom is (6)______ her midseventies, and her rough hands are still doing things for my family and me.
Now my own children have (7)______. It was late on Thanksgiving Eve. As I slept in my bedroom, a familiar hand ran across my (8)______ to push the hair from my head. Then a kiss, ever so softly, touched my brow(额头).
Taking my mom's hand, I told her how (9)______ I was for that night I had shouted at her. But my mom didn't know what I was (10)______ about. She had forgotten it long ago.
That night, I fell asleep with a new appreciation(感激)for my mother's caring hands. And the guilt(内疚)that I had carried around for so long was nowhere to be found.
(1)A. when B. where C. why D. how
(2)A. looked B. felt C. seemed D. noticed
(3)A. Luckily B. Finally C. Generally D. Firstly
(4)A. so B. or C. but D. while
(5)A. hands B. words C. smiles D. jobs
(6)A. on B. in C. at D. for
(7)A. stayed up B. woken up C. grown up D. put up
(8)A. nose B. face C. mouth D. leg
(9)A. sorry B. tired C. relaxed D. bored
(10)A. sleeping B. working C. talking D. washing
Mr. Brown had lived in a poor village before he became a famous lawyer. He remembered his (1)______ life during studying in the college. And his parents (2)______much money for him. So he worked hard and tried his best to get more (3)______.
Now he lives in a beautiful house with his family. He thinks his son Richard is (4)______ and sends him to the best school in the city. He hopes Richard can live a happy life and buy (5)______ the boy wants. He wishes his son could become a great scientist.
But he doesn't know Richard hates studying and spends much (6)______ in playing. He's interested in fishing and sometimes he cuts classes. So he fails in the (7)______. Miss Young, his head teacher, tells him not to do that, but he doesn't (8)______ her. She became angry (9)______ the boy was late again one afternoon.
“I'll visit your father tomorrow evening, Richard，” said Miss Young. “I will ask him a (10)______ way to educate you.”
“You'd better not talk with him, Madam.” said the boy, “Or you'll pay a fee(付费) for his service.”
(1)A. hard B. easy C. happy D. relaxing
(2)A. rent B. lent C. borrowed D. sent
(3)A. space B. food C. money D. book
(4)A. naughty B. clever C. silly D. quiet
(5)A. something B. nothing C. everything D. anything
(6)A. time B. attention C. spirit D. way
(7)A. study B. work C. exams D. task
(8)A. look at B. hear about C. listen to D. laugh at
(9)A. before B. after C. so D. and
(10)A. smart B. beautiful C. good D. bad
Two friends (1) a bear when they went through a forest (2) . One of them ran to (3) tree and climbed up very quickly. He forgot his friend. He thought only of (4) . His friend (5) bears (6) dead men. (7) he (8) when the bear came to him. Then the bear went away . The man called his friend in the tree, “you can (9) now.” The man smiled and asked, “What did the bear say to you?” His friend answered, “ He said I needed a new (10) .”
(1)A. looked for B. met C. looked at D. watched
(2)A. by bus B. by bike C. on foot D. by car
(3)A. the nearest B. the good C. a taller D. a biggest
(4)A. himself B. his mother C. the bear D. his girl friend
(5)A. knew B. thought C. saw D. watched
(6)A. wasn't like B. needn't fine C. didn't eat D. couldn't touch
(7)A. And B. So C. But D. Because
(8)A.moved B. ran C. opened his eyes D. didn't move
(9)A. climb up B. get up C. stay there D. come down
(10)A.teacher B. dress C. house D. friend
The earliest maps were probably drawn in the Middle East. Some of these maps have __(1)__ and they show us the people at that time thought the earth flat(平的). As time went by, the pictures became more detailed and maps were more __(2)__ made. Later on, ancient Greeks(希腊人)used their __(3)__ of math and science to make maps. Greek maps tell us the Greeks knew the world was __(4)__.
From simple pictures, mapmaking has turned into a science. Maps are made __(5)__ surveying(勘测)land. In the (1)(9)00s, people around the world started to share information to make __(6)__ maps. With the help of the photographs taken from the sky and space, maps are now more exactly made than ever. __(7)__ the world is always changing, we will always need new maps.
There are many types of maps, but almost all use __(8)__ and pictures to describe what a place is like when the map is made. A map usually tells what the pictures __(9)__ . Some maps may show the whole world. A road map will help you know the __(10)__ from one place to another. Other maps may use pictures to show the temperature and population in different places.
(1). A. disappeared B. survived C. gone D. left
(2). A. slowly B. simply C. correctly D. carelessly
(3). A. knowledge B. courage C. energy D. challenge
(4). A. long B. small C. square D. round
(5). A. into B. by C. of D. from
(6). A. cleaner B. lighter C. better D. older
(7). A. Though B. So C. Unless D. Since
(8). A. sounds B. models C. words D. stories
(9). A. stand for B. go for C. ask for D. wait for
(10). A. weather B. distance C. feature D. culture
Venus (金星) has long been one of the most misunderstood planets. Like the Earth, Venus has its (1)______ atmosphere(大气层). However, the atmosphere is much thicker than that of the Earth, which makes it difficult (2)______ modern scientists to study. There is (3)______ we still do not know about what this planet is like. However, with special machines, scientists have (4)______ many of the longhidden secrets in recent years.
Venus is like the Earth's sister planet. It is (5)______ the same in size and chemical formation(构成) as the Earth. In other words, the materials, even the amounts, on Venus and the Earth are (6)______．
Venus lies much (7)______ to the Sun than our planet. It has made Venus terribly hot. As the planet warms up, water easily evaporates(蒸发) and (8)______ a cycle of global warming.
If you happen to find a way to survive the extreme heat on the surface of Venus, you will quickly notice something strange about the (9)______. Venus rotates(旋转) very slowly, so that a day on Venus actually lasts longer than a year. Instead of the Sun rising in the east and (10)______ in the west, the Sun would appear to be opposite when you are on Venus. That's interesting!
(1)A. good B. bad C. real D. own
(2)A. with B. for C. of D. in
(3)A. much B. some C. each D. all
(4)A. lost B. disappeared C. kept D. unlocked
(5)A. hardly B. always C. almost D. usually
(6)A. different B. equal C. similar D. proper
(7)A. farther B. closer C. higher D. lower
(8)A. begins B. finishes C. introduces D. refuses
(9)A. weeks B. months C. days D. nights
(10)A. appearing B. forming C. spending D. setting
(6)B【解析】考查介词的固定搭配。句意为：我的母亲七十岁中旬了……在某人几十多岁：in one's ＋整十的复数形式，是固定结构。故选B。
(7)C【解析】考查动词短语辨析。句意为：现在我自己的孩子已经________。stayed up熬夜；woken up醒来；grown up长大；put up举起，张贴。结合语境可知此处指自己的孩子都长大了，故选C。
(2)C【解析】考查动词词义辨析。句意为：他的父母为他________很多钱。rent租；lent借出；borrowed借入；sent送。根据文章第一句“Mr.Brown had lived in a poor village before he became a famous lawyer.”可知他的家境并不好，因此是借钱，故选C。
(8)C【解析】考查动词短语辨析。句意为：他的班主任Young老师告诉他不要这样，但是他不________她。look at看；hear about听说；listen to听；laugh at嘲笑。根据语境可知应该是理查德不听班主任的话。故选C。
(1)- (10) B C A A A C B D D D
(4)D【解析】考查动词词义辨析。lost丢失；disappeared消失；kept保持；unlocked开启。根据前面的However, with special machines...可推知最近几年科学家已经开启了很多久封的秘密。故选D。
(7)B【解析】考查形容词词义辨析。farther更远；closer更近的；higher更高的；lower更低的。根据后句It has made Venus terribly hot.可知金星离太阳更近。故选B。
(8)A【解析】考查动词词义辨析。begin开始；finishes结束；introduces介绍；refuses拒绝。根据“water easily evaporated(蒸发)”可知此处指金星上就会开始形成一个热循环。故选A。
(9)C【解析】考查名词词义辨析。weeks星期；months月；days天；nights晚上。根据后句．..so that a day on Venus actually lasts longer...可知上句应该注意到天很奇怪。故选C。