Note：This English Examination Paper includes six items. Please write all your swers on the separate Answer Sheet.
I. Choose the correct answer and write it on the Answer Sheet by blackening the corresponding letter Only one answer is correct. （20 points）
l. Susan and I often __,but we're good friends.
A. discuss B. disagree
C. dislike D. dismiss
2. He is happy with the price and __ to pay.
A. will B. willing
C. unwilling D. willingly
3. Scientists know that the combination of extreme heat and pressure changes carbon __diamonds
A. for B. as
C.into D. from
4. As __ as we don't lose heart,we'll find a way to overcome the difficulty.
A. Long B. far
C. soon D. much
5 . We expressed the hope__ they would come and visit China again.
A. which B. in which
C. that D. in that
6. A good song lends comfort to people ___ they feel less lonely.
A. when B. unless
C. in that D. so that
7. Our government always ___ attention to the well-being of the people.
A.plays B. passes
C. pays D. places
8. The day will come___ we will be from air pollution.
A. when B. what
C. why D. where
9. So fast —— light travel that it is difficult for us to imagine its speed.
A.as B. that
C. does D. what
10. It is because he was ill he didn't go to school.
A. so B. that
C. why D. which
ll. if we the l0 o'clock train,we might get there by lunchtime.
A. catch B. caught
C. take D. watched
l2. I going to the cinema to watching TV at home.
A. pick B. choose
C. select D.prefer
l3. one of the two dictionaries is，the other is my colleague's.
A. my B. myself
C. mine D. mine's
14. Practice is the to any skill.
A. key B. tip
C. end D. aim
l5. It to me that l had already bought her a gift.
A. switched B. reminded
C. returned D. occurred
l6 listening to what the teacher says in class less work later.
A. mean B. means
C. meant D. meaning
l7. Exercise,fresh air,and sleep are to our health.
A. enough B- efficient
C. essential D. external
l8. My papers seem to be everywhere where they ought to be.
A. except B. besides
C. beside D. in addition to
19. If you want to save money,you should no buy the watch.
A. necessary B. expensive
C. convenient D. impossible
2O. Good reading habits are no only an important study skill for the student,an important life skill for anyone .
A. as well as B. and also
C. rather than D. but also