完成句子 ①They asked me so many questions that I got/was confused (糊涂了). ②Be careful not to confuse quantity with（弄混） quality.
When __________ different cultures, we often pay attention only to the differences without noticing the many similarities. A. compared B. being compared C. comparing D. having compared 【解析】选C。句意：在比较不同文化时，我们通常只注意其不同点，而忽略它们的许多相似之处。主句主语与compare之间为逻辑上的主动关系，应用现在分词形式，排除A、B两项；compare与pay attention to两动作同时发生，D项having compared表示动作先后关系，故排除。
I don’t need the dictionary __________ . Thank you very much all the same. ［2010济南模拟］ A. at present B. for present C. on present D. in present 【解析】选A。前句意为：我现在不需要词典。at present 目前，现在，符合句意。其他选项不存在。
A man is being questioned in relation to the _________ murder last night. A. advised B. attended C. attempted D. admitted 【解析】选C。句意为：一个与昨晚的谋杀未遂案有关的人正在被审问。advise“建议”；attend“出席”；attempt“企图”，attempted adj. “未遂的，意图的”；admit“承认”。只有C项符合句意。
In ________ , the northerners are keen on dumplings while the southerners are fond of rice. A. common B. total C. general D. particular 【解析】选C。句意：一般来说，北方人喜欢吃饺子，而南方人喜欢吃米饭。in common共有；in total总共；in general一般而言；in particular特别地。根据句意可知选C。
用after all, first of all, above all填空 ①First of all , I’d like to welcome you to the meeting. ②Tom can go out alone. After all , he was no longer a small boy. ③What a child should do, above all , is to do well in his studies.
I was __________ to the conclusion that eating too much fat can ________ heart disease and cause high blood pressure. A. led；lead B. leading；lead to C. leading；lead D. led；lead to 【解析】选D。lead to“导致”，to为介词，后接名词；lead sb. to sth. “使得出(观点)”，其被动语态为：sb. be led to sth. 由句意及语法结构可知选D。
You can’t imagine what great difficulty we have ever had ___________ with the problems. A. dealt B. dealing C. for dealing D. to deal 【解析】选B。句意为：你想像不到我们处理这些问题时所遇到的困难。we have ever had的宾语为其前面的difficulty，其后省略了关系代词that, 先行词为difficulty, 构成have difficulty (in) doing sth. 结构，故选B。
Ⅰ. 单词拼写 1. It’s obvious (显然的)that he hasn’t read the book. 2. The English in this story has been simplified (简化)to make it easier to understand. 3. Her speech was so confusing (难懂的)that few students could understand it. 4. He waited for the announcement (宣告)of the result of the competition anxiously. 5. Alcohol has a very distinctive (与众不同的)smell; it’s quite different from the smell of wine.
6. You should have presented (提出)the report in more detail. 7. The new English teaching program is a combination (结合)of learning and entertainment. 8. The company’s exports have been increasing steadily (稳定地). 9. The customers made a number of rude remarks(评论)about the goods on sale. 10. He planned to buy several reference(参考)books.
Ⅱ. 完成句子 1. 他辞职的消息很快传开了。 News soon got around that he had resigned. 2. 吃过多的糖会引起健康问题。 Eating too much sugar can lead to health problems. 3. 一些人浪费食物而其他人连吃的都不够。 Some people waste food while others don’t have enough to eat.
4. 与别的穷人一样，他过着俭朴的生活。 In common with other poor people, he leads a simple life. 5. 我毫不费力地表达了自己的意思。 I had no difficulty making myself understood .
Ⅲ. 单项填空 1. All the students are _______ my idea that we should go for a picnic the next week. A. in honor of B. instead of C. in favour of D. by means of 【解析】选C。句意：所有同学都同意我提出的下周去野餐的建议。in honor of“为了表示敬意，纪念”；instead of“代替”；by means of “用……方法”，均不符合题意。故选in favour of“支持，同意”。
2. —Where would you like to have your dinner, in a French restaurant or a Chinese one? —It ________ me. A. makes no difference to B. makes not a difference C. is not a difference D. makes no difference for 【解析】选A。make no difference to sb. 表示对某人没有影响，没区别，没什么两样。符合句意。