专业英语八级模拟人文知识测试(
  1) 专业英语八级模拟人文知识测试
1 The Rocky Mountains is located in . A Great Britain B Australia C South Africa D North America 1 D, 落基山脉位于美国西北部, 向东南延伸。 2 Hollywood, the centre of American movie industry, is closest to which city? A Los Angles B Chicago C New York D Washington 2 A, 好莱坞和迪士尼均位于洛杉矶。 3 Which of the following is an American newspaper? A The Guardian B Newsweek C The International Herald Tribune D The Daily Telegraph 3 B, 《新闻周刊》是美国的报纸, 而《国际先驱论坛》是法国的, 《卫报》和《每日电 讯》为英国的。 4 The U.S. is called a “melting pot” because . A its steel industry is highly developed B it has great influence on the world C it is an important economic center of the world D people from different races live there together
5 The first Puritans came to America on the ship . A Codpeed B Susan Constant C May Flower D Discovery
6 Americans celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday in May to honor those who have . A given their lives for their country B made great scientific discoveries C won American great reputation in sports D donated large amounts of money to the country
7 “Trick or Treat” is a phrase that children often use when they celebrated . A New Year’s Day B Veteran’s Day C Halloween D Christmas
8 The Easter egg and the hare, two of the symbols most frequently associated with Easter, are considered to present . A vigor and bravery B fertility and new life C originality and speed D happiness and fun
9 Which of the following books is not written by Mark Twain, whose real name is Samuel Langhorne Clemens? A The Adventures of Tom Sawyer B The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn C Life on the Mississippi D Leaves of grass
10 Which of the following books is written by Washington Irving? A Nature B The Scarlet Letter C The Sketch Book D Farewell to Arms
4 D,美国被称之为“大熔炉”是因为来自世界各地的人们所带来的各自的文化在此交融形成 独特的多元文化特征。
5 C, 首批清教徒到美国时乘坐的船是“五月花号”。 6 A, Memorial Day 是美国的阵亡将士纪念日。 7 C, 万圣节是美国的传统节日。万圣节前夜, 孩子们带着各种面具, 穿着奇异的衣服, 跑到邻居家门前,高声喊着:“Trick or Treat”,向大人们讨要糖果。不给的邻居就会遭到 小孩的恶作剧。
8 B, 复活节彩蛋和兔子是“多产和新生”的象征。 9 D, Leaves if grass 是 Walt Whitman 的作品。 10 C, Washington Irving 被称作是美国文学之父, 这是他最有名的作品。A 是 Ralph W. Emerson 的作品, B 是 Nathaniel Hawthorne 的作品, D 是 Earnest Hemingway 的作品。
 

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