Unit 3 A taste of English humour Ⅰ.单项填空
1．(2013·平遥高三质检)________ her home, Jennifer turned on her computer and chatted on line.
A．As soon as she returned B．After she got
C．On arriving D．Directly she reached
答案：D句中home为名词，所以A、B项分别漏了介词to，C 项漏了介词at，D项中reach为及物动词，直接跟名词作宾语，directly 用作从属连词，相当于as soon as。
2．(2013·浙江温州中学模拟)With so many things ________，we haven't decided on the final plan yet.
A．considered B．to consider
C．having considered D．considering
3．(2013·山东四市联考)Up to now, the Project Hope ______ thousands of students who would otherwise have dropped out.
A．would help B．helps
C．had helped D．has helped
答案：D考查动词时态。句意：截止到现在，希望工程已经帮助了成千上万的本来会辍学的学生。up to now常和现在完成时态连用。
4．(2013·东北师大附中高三质检)We were finally able to make the customers ________ of the quality of the refrigerator.
A．to convince B．convincing