36.I have taken care of your children ________ you were away.
A.during B.since C.except D.while
37. It has been a long time ________ I last met you.
A.since B.when C.that D.than
38.The man put on his glasses ________ see better.
A.that B.so that to C.in order that D.in order to
39.It was ________ beautiful house that we decided to buy it.
A.so a B.such a C.a such D.a so
40.Although he is young, ________ well-mannered.
A.he is B.but he is C.and he is D.however he is
41.She looked healthy, ________ she felt sick.
A.and B.so C.but D.unless
42.No matter ________ hard it may be , I will carry it out.
A. what B. whatever C. how D. however
43.We had better hurry ________ it is getting late.
A.and B.yes C.yet D.as
44. when you read the book, you'd better make a mark ________ you have any questions.
A.at which B.at where C.the place where D.where
45.She speaks her mother does.
A.as B.and C.but D.so
46.The earth goes round the sun ________ the moon goes around the earth.
A.so that B.just like C.just as D.as how
47.The more he explained, ________ I was quzzled.
A.more B.the more C.very much D.and the more
48.Everything is just ________ we left it.
C.the same D.as like
49.I don't like ________ you speak to her.
A.the way B.the way in that
C.the way which D.the way of which
50.is known to all, China will be an ________ and powerful country in 20 or 30 years' time.
A.That;advancing B.This;advancing C.As; advanced D.It; advancing