7 Different countries and different people have different manners. We must find out their customs, so that they will not think us ill-mannered. Here are some examples of the things that a well-mannered person does or does not do. If you visit a Chinese family you should knock at the door first. When the door opens, you’ll not move before the host says, “Come in, please.” After you enter the room, you wouldn’t sit down until the host asks you to take a seat. When a cup of tea is put on a tea-table before you or sent to your hand, you’ll say “Thank you” and receive it with your two hands, not one hand, or they’ll think you are ill-mannered. Before ente-ring a house in Japan, it is good manners to take off your shoes. In European countries, even though shoes sometimes become very dirty, this is not done. In a Malay house, a guest never finishes the food on the table. He leaves a little to show that he has had e-nough. In England, a guest always finishes a drink or the food to show that he has en-joyed it. This will make the host, especially the hostess pleasant.
  1. We must find out what the different manners are in different countries so that . A. we won’t be thought in poor health B. they won’t think we are ill C. we can know what to do and what not to do when we go there D. we can give some examples
  2. In China, when the host opens the door, before he says “Come in, please !” A. you won’t leave B. you won’t walk C. you won’t stand in front of him D. you won’t get in
  3. In Japan, it is good manners to take off your shoes . A. before your host enters the house B. before you enter your host’s house C. before you visit a family D. before you sit down and receive a cup of tea
  4. In European countries, when you get into a house. A. you needn’t take off your shoes B. you must take off your dirty shoes C. you are not allowed to wear dirty shoes D. you should put on clean shoes
  5. In a Malay house, a guest leaves a little food . A. to show that he has enjoyed it B. to show that he can’t have any more C. to show that he is not hungry at all D. to show that he needs some drink 答:
  1.C
  2. D
  3. B
  4. A
  5. B 8 Mr Black was the manager of a hotel in Atlanta. One weekend all of the hotels were full because of a large business meeting being held in the city. On Sunday night, three men came into Mr Black’s hotel and asked for rooms. Mr Black told them that there were no more rooms available. The men didn’t know what to do because they had no place to stay in. Mr Black wanted to help them. He remembered that there was an empty room at the far end of the first floor ?
-1-
Room 1
  12. It was a very small room, and had rarely been used as a guest room before. So, be asked the three men if they would mind sharing that small room. They replied that they would be very much satisfied so long as there was a room for them to stay in for the night. Mr Black then told them that the room would cost them $ 30 in total. On hearing this, each of the three men gave Mr Black 5 10 before they left for their room. However, Mr Black soon began to think that 5 30 was really too much for that small room. He called his assistant over and said, “Here is $
  5. Give it back to the three men in Room 1
  12. Each of them paid me $
  10. That’s too much.” The assistant took the money. While he was on the way to that small room, he thought, “How can three men divide $ 57 I’ll give each of them only $ 1 and keep the $ 2 left to myself. The men will be happy to get anything back, and I can also make some money that way. After all, Mr Black will never know anything about it.” So, the assis tant returned only $1 to each of the three men. Each man had first paid S
  10. After the assistant returned $1 to him, each man had actually paid only $
  9. There were three men. $ 9×3=$
  27. The assistant kept $
  2. $ 27 + $ 2= $
  29. Where is the missing dollar?
  1. Why were there no hotel-rooms available in town? A. There were no rooms available on Sundays. B. The hotels were closed. C. A business meeting was being held. D. h was too late.
  2. Why didn’t Mr Black offer Room 112 to the three men at first? A. The key had been lost. B. It was too small for three men. C. No one had stayed there before. D. It was not bright enough.
  3. How much did Mr Black first ask each man for the room? A. $
  30. B. $
  15. C. $
  10. D. $
  9.

  4. Why did the assistant return only $ 3 to the men? A. The manager had asked him to do so. B. He thought it would be difficult for three men to divide $
  5. C. He wanted to make some money for himself. D. Both B and C.
  5. How were the manager and his assistant in behaviour? A. The manager worked hard, but the assistant was lazy. B. The manager was honest but the assistant was not. C. The assistant was clever but the manager was not. D. The manager did not know how to make money, but the assistant did.
  6. What is the author’s main point in telling the story? A. To show you how to establish prices for rooms. B. To present a mathematical problem. C. To teach hotel management. D. To show different behaviour between the manager and his assistant.
  7. Where is the missing dollar? A. The three men took it. B. The manager hid it secretly.
-2-
C. The assistant kept it. D. There is no missing dollar.
  8. Which of the following would be the best title for the story? A. In a Hotel C. The Clever Assistant D. The “Missing” Dollar 答:
  1. C
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. B
  6. B
  7. D B. D 9 House prices in England increased sharply between 1971 and 19
  72. The following re-cords how much a house in Chelsea. London, had risen in price since 19
  55. Take No. 29 Smith Terrace for example. In I955, Jane Grey sold it for £20
  00. Mrs Bowena Black bought it next for £4900 and sold it nine years later to Bill and Doreen White for £229
  00. Now four years later in 1972, the house is valued at £30 0
  00.
  1. The price of the house was as high in 1972 as in the year Jane Grey sold it. A. about 10 times C. 150 percent
  2. A. £18000
  3. B. £2900 B. twice D. fifteen times C. £7000 D. £8000 B. Too Much or Not?
Mrs Bowena Black made a profit (获利) of
Of all the tenants (住户) who earned most? A. The Whites C. Mrs Black B. Jane Grey D. Mr White

  4.
Jane Grey lived in No. 29 Smith Terrace A. for four years C. before 1955 A. £2 000 C. £4 900 B. for nine years D. between 1971 and 1972 B. £30 000 D. £25950

  5. In 1972, the house is valued at .
答:
  1. D
  2. A
  3. C
  4. C
  5.B 10 Social scientists, teachers, and parents are troubled by the kinds of TV programs children choose to watch. These groups of people are concerned about the media’s effects on young children. They are worried about the effects of televised violence on society as well as commercials for food. Most importantly, however, they feel TV is one factor that causes declining math and reading scores among schoolchildren. Because of the exces-sive time spent watching TV, children are spending less time reading and thinking inde-pendently. Indeed, youngsters are watching a lot of TV an average of nearly four hours a day and about 25 hours a week. Upon entering kindergarten at age 5, a child already has spent more hours watching TV than he or she would spend earning a college degree. By the child’s 18th birthday, more time has been spent watching TV than on any other single activity except sleep. Clever advertising aimed at children certainly influences them. Very young children don’t even distinguish between commercials and programs. Is it fair to show advertising to young children? Many people think that it is not. The US government has yet to control children’s advertising, but Canada imposed a limited ban on commercials aimed at chil dren.
  1. According to the above passage, children often sit in front of TV set for a week in average. A. 16 hours B. 4 hours
-3-
C. 100 hours
  2.
D. 25 hours
From the passage we can infer people are troubled by . A. too much violence on TV B. commercial for food on TV C. children’s poor ability in reading and writing D. all listed above

  3.
Children are easy to be affected by TV. That’s generally because . A. they are young B. they are pure C. they know nothing D. their minds are growing and learning

  4.
Heavy TV viewers among children are likely . A. poor in math B. more creative C. more understanding D. well-read and well-informed 答:
  1. D
  2. D
  3. D
  4. A 解析:
  1.此题为事实理解题。文中第二段可知。
  2.此题为推理判断题。文中可知电视中的暴力、食晶广告影
响孩子们的学习,孩子们读写能力都较差,令人担忧,故判断 D 项。
  3.孩子们易受影响是因为他们的世界观 尚未形成。从最后一段可知。
  4.看电视过多会影响学习。孩子们看电视时间太多了,而不去为取得学位拼搏。 从第三段可知。
-4-
 

相关内容

高中英语解题题典:阅读理解第15-20部分

   高考资源网(ks5u.com) 您身边的高考专家 15 Reading Smart: Advanced Techniques for Improved Reading (US $ 12) by Nicholas Reid Schaffzin The Princeton Review 98?RH 116 Have you ever spent 10 minutes on one page of Crime (犯罪) and Punishment? Or hired The Great Gats ...

高中英语解题题典:阅读理解第26-30部分

   26 Chinese president Jiang Zemin held talks with US President George W. Bush in Shanghai Friday morning, saying that China attaches great importance to the Sino-US re-lationship. This was the first meeting between the two leaders. The presidents ha ...

高中英语解题题典:阅读理解第31-35部分

   31 Want to save money when travelling by train? Here are some ways. Day Returns This ticket can save you up to 45% on the standard fare (车费). You have to travel after the rush hour period Mon?Fri, but can travel at any time on Sat or Sun. Big City ...

考研英语阅读理解的解题秘诀

   所周知,考研是人生的一次重新洗牌和重大机遇,而在考研的四门课程中,英语成了许多考 生前进征途上的一只凶猛拦路虎和十分困难的羁绊与障碍。 详细分析历年考研英语试卷, 又 可以发现主要矛盾在于阅读(占 60%的分数),故可谓:得阅读者得天下。阅读的 60 分细 分为 Part A、Part B 和 Part C,其中 Part A 为四篇阅读理解,占 40 分,是阅读理解考试 中的主战场。那么,阅读 Part A 有没有什么技巧呢? 技巧一:看懂 阅读理解其实主要考的是“阅读”之后的“理解”,所 ...

中考英语阅读理解题的命题特点

   阅读理解题的命题特点 阅读理解能力的培养是中学英语学习的一项重要任务,也是中考的一项重要内 容.中考阅读理解题主要考查学生的语篇阅读能力,分析和判断能力.要求学生 能较快地通过阅读理解短文大意,获取其中的主要信息,能做出正确判断,然后 根据试题的要求从 A, B, C, D 四个选项中选出最佳答案或做出正误判断.文章 的难易程度和初三课文基本相同,要求阅读速度为每分钟 40-50 个词. 中考阅读理解的阅读材料的选取一般遵循三个原则: 1. 2. 3. 阅读文章不少于三篇,阅读量在 1,00 ...

中考英语阅读理解解题技巧综析

   中考英语阅读理解解题技巧综析 英语网 我要评论(0)中考英语阅读理解解题技巧综析:阅读理解能力的培养是中学英语 学习的一项重要任务, 也是中考的一项重要考查内容。 阅读理解能力的培养是中学英语学习 的一项重要任务,也是中考的一项重要考查内容。一般来说,中考英语试卷至少包含三篇或 以上的阅读文章,阅读量在 1,000 单词左右;要求阅读速度为每分钟 40-50 词。文章的题材 广泛、体裁多样。 《新课程标准》 要求学生在阅读中既要能理解个别句子的意义, 也要能理解上下文的逻辑关 系,把握篇章结 ...

中考英语题型解题技巧??阅读理解

   上教考资源网 助您教考无忧 中考英语题型解题技巧??阅读理解 中考英语题型解题技巧??阅读理解 ?? 阅读能力是学习英语必须掌握的最重要的技能之一。 而阅读理解题正是全面评估学生英语 水平的重要测试题型,它所考查的内容广泛灵活,既包含词汇、句法结构、日常交际用语,也 包括对某些语言点的理解以及对欧美文化的了解等等。 从各地中考英语试题来看, 该题型必不 可少,且难度较大。因此,我们不仅要进行大量的阅读训练,还应掌握一些科学而又行之有效 的解题方法。 阅读理解题的出题形式一般有以下几种: 1. ...

06年英语试题阅读理解部分(A)解析

   年英语试题阅读理解部分( 06 年英语试题阅读理解部分(A)解析 时间:2007-03-24 来源:大学生考研网 打印本文 时间:2007-03来源: 06 年英语试题阅读理解部分(A)解析 第二部分阅读理解试题分析 Part A 第一篇 一、文章结构分析 本文介绍了美国社会强大的“融合”能力。文章先介绍了美国大众文化的特点、起源和 影响,接着从多个角度说明美国移民不排斥同化过程,然后提到美国文化对全世界的影响, 最后总结指出美国社会的发展依然是光明的。 二、试题具体分析 21. The w ...

考研英语阅读理解精读100篇(高分版) UNIT 6

   大耳朵英语 www.ebigear.com 更好的英语互动平台 UNIT SIX TEXT ONE Maintaining internal E-mail systems has long been the bane of the university information-technology director. Servers are unwieldy and unreliable, and in the past several years, the number of studen ...

2010考研英语阅读理解精读100篇 UNIT 6

   UNIT SIX TEXT ONE Maintaining internal E-mail systems has long been the bane of the university information-technology director. Servers are unwieldy and unreliable, and in the past several years, the number of student complaints has grown exponenti ...

热门内容

英语?写作背诵

   请勿用作商业用途! For a better understanding between parents and children Nowadays there is often a lack of un derstanding between parent and child. Parents often complain about their children's "unreasonable" behavior, while children usually thi ...

英语作文

    一、我们选用的句子的灵活性强,经过了精心的选择   二、句型都是五星级,并在开头和长短句子方面有设计,并注意语法的丰富,每句话语法都不同.   三、我们选的句子与市面的任何资料都不同   四、很多同学说写的一样是否是雷同,不大可能,因为很难分到一个考场批判危害性的框架   总共写十七个句子.   第一段四个句子,第一句宏观描述图画,并谈图画看似可笑但发人深思.第二句写出图画最强烈的视觉效果,第三句是主题句,谈用二十个单词的爆发力句型谈该现象对个人的发展和进步有破坏性,并引发思考,第四句是用贬 ...

【5年级】英语练习题

   一、选择题 1、 We put the address on right. A.a B.an C.the A.thought B. bought C. caught 8.We can take a picture Jenny’s camera. A. in B. with C. use 2、 What is envelope? A. a B.an C ./ I am a letter. C.Both A and B 9.This is a picture Jenny. A. for B. o ...

0509上海市英语高级口译资格证书第一阶段考试

   05.09 上海市英语高级口译资格证书第一阶段考试 SECTION 1: LISTENING TEST(30 minutes) Part A: Spot Dictation Directions: In this part of the test, you will hear a passage and read the same passage with blanks in it. Fill in each of the blanks with the word or words you ...

【强烈推荐】移民、出国留学申请常用法律英语

   移民、出国留学申请常用法律英语 移民、 A achievement n. 成就 about adv.. 关于 absence from U.S. 离开美国 academic a.专科院校的。研究院的;学术的 academic student 专科院校学生 address n.地址,住址 address for service(令状,传票的)送达地址 addresee n.收件人;收信人 addressor n.发件人;发信人 adjustment n.调整,适应 adjustment of ...