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  1~25 略 SECTION Ⅱ Use of English(15 minutes) Directions: Read the following text. Choose the best word or phrase for each numbered blank and mark A, B, C, or D on ANSWER SHEET
  1. Text Music is an important way of expressing people' s feelings and emotions. The 26 , for instance, from 1960 to 1969 will be of social and political unrest in America. despaired 29 28 27 by many as a period
this time, many people 30 , we must and
the music favored by the American teenagers.
now admit that the music they loved was 31
a sign of the period
a 32 of the tensions and changes that were 33 American society. In the early sixties,34 about social justice and equality were 35 by the song “Blowing
in the Wind” which 36 the civil rights song “We Shall Overcome”. The conflict concerning military 37 in Vietnam was sung about in 1965 in the 38 song “Eve of Destruction” and in the song “Ballad of the Green Beret”. A few years 39 , a gradual shift in mood became 40 in one of the most popular songs which suggested calmer questions
and possible answers even as some pop stars protested loudly 41 the draft. Finally, music as a 42 of the
political and social process in America was highlighted at Woodstock, New York, where half a million young people came 43 in 1969 to spend three days listening to songs that spanned the decade. This event was a symbol of the desire for 44 Woodstock was a 45 of hope in days of rage. [ B ] age [ C ] decade [ D ] era within a time of unrest.

  26. [ A ] generation 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案

  27. [ A ] recorded recommended
  28. [ A ] For
  29. [ A ] over
  30. [ A ] Moreover
  31. [ A ] only
[ B ] remembered
[ C ] regretted
[ D ]
[ B ] After [ B ] at [ B ] However
[ C ] During [ C ] with
[ D ] At [ D ] for [ D ] Thus [ D ] never [ D ]
[ C ] Therefore [ C ] often [ C ] recreation
[ B ] occasionally [ B ] reaction

  32. [ A ] reflection relaxation
  33. [ A ] effecting perfecting
  34. [ A ] questions
  35. [ A ] dismissed
  36. [ A ] reformed
[ B ] affecting
[ C ] defecting
[ D ]
[ B ] arguments [ B ] removed [ B ] echoed
[ C ] debates [ C ] raised [ C ] repeated
[ D ] disputes [ D ] promoted [ D ] respected [ D ]

  37. [ A ] involvement settlement
[ B ] assignment
[ C ] replacement

  38. [ A ] dissatisfying [ B ] delighting discouraging
  39. [ A ] later
  40. [ A ] evident
  41. [ A ] with
  42. [ A ] tool
  43. [ A ] along
  44. [ A ] unity individuality
  45. [ A ] presentation [ B ] display publication SECTION Ⅲ Reading Comprehension(40 minutes) Part A [ B ] past [ B ] positive [ B ] against [ B ] creation [ B ] up [ B ] reality
[ C ] pleasing
[ D ]
[ C ] on [ C ] realistic [ C ] towards [ C ] mirror [ C ] together
[ D ] ahead [ D ] instructive [ D ] about [ D ] decoration [ D ] out [ D ]
[ C ] popularity
[ C ] performance
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Directions: Read the following three texts. Answer the questions on each text by choosing A, B, C or D. Mark your answers on ANSWER SHEET
  1. Text 1 I'd been living with my wife for eight years and one night “morn” says, “I guess you guys are never gonna get married. I mean, you've been through jail together, you' e living together, but.., oh, forget it.” “Oh, well,” I said, “put it like that and I'll marry your daughter tomorrow.” Actually, I don't know what we were waiting for, except that for a guy it's never the right time to get married. I' m also suspicious of any two people who don' t struggle with that decision. Part of my problem was that I was still lusting in my heart after other ladies. But somehow I knew that I wasn't going to find another woman remotely as great as my soon-to-be wife. It's a good thing my mother-in-law finally spoke up. I finally gathered my courage one day when we were having a picnic, and popped the question. I also gave my wife a big tourist pamphlet about Switzerland. I wasn't taking any chances. She said no. It killed me. I felt sick to my stomach. I lost my appetite. Our dog just stared at me, thinking, “If you're not going to eat your lunch, I will.” Finally, I said, “But the Switzerland trip is yours if you say yes.” “Switzerland,” she said, “is filled with precise, humorless people.” “Maybe I should have suggested Paris?” For a minute it seemed as if my change in travel plans would rate a solid “maybe”. But she said no again.When we woke up the next morning, she told me that she'd slept on my proposal. “I guess I was a little rude to you last night,” she explained. Meanwhile, I' m figuring I' m off the hook for this marriage thing for at least another eight years. I could afford to be generous. 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案
“I asked, you said no. It's okay,” I said. I might have looked a little too relieved because later that day she gave me a little box. Inside was a gold watch. On the back was inscribed. “Yes. I've reconsidered.” I liked the watch, so I did the right thing.
  46. The reason why the man had waited so long was that he. [ A ] didn' t think eight years was long enough [ B ] suspected that husband and wife would often quarrel [ C ] didn' t think he was ready to propose to her [ D ] was waiting for his mother-in-law' s approval
  47. The man proposed to the woman because . [ A] he realized he could find no other woman better [ B ] he was afraid that the woman might leave him [ C ] he was eager to visit Switzerland with the woman [ D ] he could finally overcome his fear for marriage
  48. By saying “I could afford to be generous.” (third paragraph from the bottom) the man implied that he. [ A ] wouldn' t care too much if he stayed single [ B ] could take her to a better place than Paris [ C ] was rich enough to support his wife [ D ] didn't care what she thought about his proposal
  49. The last sentence “I did the right thing” implied he. [ A ] traveled with his wife [ B ] had a successful marriage [ C ] liked the watch very much [ D ] waited for another eight years
  50. The best title for this text would be. [ A ] How My Mother-In-Law Helped Me [ B ] How I Received a Gold Watch I Liked 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案
[ C ] How I Made My Wife Travel With Me [ D ] How I Came to Marry-My Wife Text 2 “Hi there. How's it going?” “Oh, fine. Fine. How about this weather, huh ?” “Well, I guess we can always use the rain.” What's that? This story ? Oh, just a little look at small talk. You know, those seemingly meaningless conversations you have dozens of times a day, Maybe you' re waiting for the elevator. Or in a line at the bank. It all seems pretty trivial. Idle chatter about traffic doesn' t do much more than fill the air with empty words that are quickly forgotten. But you should know that small talk actually has a big place in our lives. Pat Oliver, assistant professor on arts, says that, “Left unchecked, small talk can be an invasion. It's so powerful. It does something to you.” “Every morning after spending an hour and a half on the freeway I start the day with small talk with my secretary,” Oliver says, “If I don't make small connection with another person, I can' t work.” What causes it? As a rule, you' re either trying to force something into your life, or you' re using conversation as an invisible force field to keep them out. You can be wanting to connect with another person, and small talk is your introduction to more meaningful conversation. The way people use small talk is usually determined by where they happen to be at the time. Take the elevator, for instance. Now there's prime territory. Nobody knows anyone and there's no reason to start a conversation, but invariably, someone does. Making conversation in such peaceful social settings, according to Oliver, “can confirm your territory. It's a way of feeling liked and accepted.” 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案
The topics of small talk don't matter. In fact, you don't want anything more taxing than the weather or the traffic. It's non-threatening talk in a threatening situation. However, the rules change quickly when you're with lots of people doing lots of talking. Let's say you're at a party. Now it' s time to use small talk as a way of making others feel more comfortable around you, so you don' t look silly standing by the food table alone all night.
  51. “Small talk”, as interpreted by the author,. [ A ] has no real function in communication at all [ B ] is usually meaningless and therefore useless [ C ] is not as idle as it may seem to be [ D ] is restricted to certain topics only
  52. According to the author, small talk is often used . [ A ] to invade other' s private affairs [ B ] to share a secret between intimate friends [ C ] to open and maintain channels of communication [ D ] to protect one' s own privacy
  53. According to the author, topics of small talk may include comments on. [ A ] some political issues [ B ] one' s physical condition [ C ] other' s ways of dress [ D ] the traffic jam
  54. Why is small talk described as “non-threatening talk in a threatening situation”? [ A] It is used by people to encourage those who are confronted with danger. [ B ] It is used to show that one is enthusiastic and hospitable. [ C ] It is used to create a more friendly atmosphere and to avoid 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案
embarrassment. [ D ] It is used by people to protect others in the threatening situation.
  55. According to the author, at a big party, small talk is used with the purpose of. [ A ] making both others and yourself feel at ease [ B ] excluding those you don't like from joining you [ C ] keeping your voice low so only your friends can hear you [ D ] comforting those who feel lonely Text 3 Dollars and cents are the basic units of American money. The back of all dollar bills are green (hence “greenbacks”). The commonly used coins are: one cent (penny ), five cents (nickel), 10 cents(dime), and 25 cents (quarter). 50 pieces (half dollar) and silver dollars (not really silver anymore) are gaining in usage, while there has been talk of phasing out the penny that's inflation for you. “Always carry plenty of quarters when travelling. Very useful for phones, soda machines, laundry machines, etc.” There is generally no problem in using US dollars in Canada, but this is never possible in reverse. It's useful always to carry small change for things like exact fare buses, but do not carry large sums of cash. Instead keep the bulk of your money in travellers' cheques which can be purchased both in the US and abroad and should be in dollar denominations. The best known cheques are those of American Express, so you will have the least difficulty cashing these, even in out of the way places. Thomas Cook travellers' cheques are also acceptable, especially as lost ones can be reclaimed at some car rental companies. Dollar denomination cheques can be used like regular money. There's no need to cash them at a bank: use them instead to pay for meals, supermarket purchases or whatever. Ten or twenty dollar cheques are accepted like this almost always 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案 免费提供各种资格考试真题、模拟题、练习题、精选题及答案
and you' 11 be given change just as though you'd presented the cashier with dollar bills. Be prepared to show I.D. when you cash your cheques. Credit cards can be even more valuable than travellers' cheques, as they are often used to guarantee room reservations over the phone and are accepted in lieu of deposit when renting a car--indeed without a credit card you may be considered so untrustworthy that not only a deposit but your passport will be held as security too. The major credit cards are VISA, Master Charge and Access, Diners Club and American Express. If you hold a bank card, it could well be worthwhile to increase your credit limit for travel purposes--you should ask your bank manager.
  56. Why is it useful to carry enough 25-cent coins with you? [ A ] They can act as small change for the-exact bus fares. [ B ] There is- generally no problem in using them in Canada. [ C ] As a basic unit of money, they are gradually gaining in us


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