I. Phonetics (5 points )
Directions: In each of the following groups of words, there, are four underlined letters or lettercombinations marked A, B, C and D. Compare the underlined parts and identify the one thatis different from the others in pronunciation. Mark your answer by blackening the corres-ponding letter on the Answer Sheet.
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II. Vocabulary and Structure( 15 points)
Directions:There are 15 incomplete sentences in this section. For each sentence there are fourchoices marked A, B, C and D. Choose one answer that best completes the sentence andblacken the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet.
第6题单选 The relationship between parents and their children___________ a strong influence on the character of the children.
第7题单选 Only by telling the truth___________win the trust and support of your friends.
第8题单选 These apple trees,___________I planted three years ago, have not borne any fruit.
第9题单选 Don't remind me of that awful day;I__________such a fool of myself.
第10题单选 My daughter is quite well now __________ a slight headache.
第11题单选 She is treated__________better than I was.
第12题单选 If it had not rained yesterday, they__________work on time.
B.will have finished
D.would have finished
第13题单选 They are studying the Solar System's__________planet,Saturn ,and its moons.
第14题单选 I'd like to go with you ; __________, my hands are full at the moment.
第15题单选 He entered the office hurriedly,__________the door open.
第16题单选 He had to quit the job__________his ill health.
第17题单选 She needs more friends of her own__________
第18题单选 __________, the training will help you become better at what you do.
A.In the season
B.In the period
C.In the long run
D.In the long range
第19题单选 Sea levels are__________to rise between 7 and 23 inches by the end of 21st century.
第20题单选 Smoking and drinking may__________heart disease and cancer.
Ⅲ. Cloze ( 30 points)
Directions:For each blank in the following passage, there are four choices marked A, B, Cand D. Choose the one that is most suitable and mark your answer by blackening the corres-ponding letter on the Answer Sheet.
The Nobel Prizes are awards that are given each year for special things that people or groups ofpeople have achieved. They are awarded in six 21__________ : physics, chemistry, medicine, literature,peace and economics.
The prizes come from 22 __________ that was created by the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel. He wanted
to use some of his money to help make the world a 23 __________ place to live in.
Many organizations, chosen by Alfred Nobel himself,24 __________ who receives the prizes. Eachaward 25 __________ a gold medal,a diploma and a lot of money. Prizes can only be given to 26__________ of allraces, countries and religions. Only the Peace Prize can 27 __________ be given to a group.
The first Nobel Prizes were handed out 28 __________ December 10,1901--five years after AlfredNobel's death. Nobel was a chemist, engineer and inventor 29 __________ most famous invention, dynamite(炸药) , made him a 30 __________ man. Although he gave the world such a 31 __________ w,~pon, Nobel wasalways against wars and 32__________. He therefore left a lot of money that was to go to those who did a lotfor the peace of 33__________
Officials at first handed out only five prizes a year. The prize for economics was first awarded in 1969. In some 34 __________ prizes were not awarded because there were no 35 __________ candidates.
All prizes are presented in Stockholm, Sweden, with the exception of the Peace Prize, which is awarded in Oslo, Norway.
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IV. Reading Comprehension ( 60 points)
Directions:There are five reading passages in this part. Each passage is followed by fourquestions. For each question there are four suggested answers marked A, B, C and D. Chooseone best answer and blacken the corresponding letter on the Answer Sheet.
At first glance,there hardly seems to be any comparison between Ravenna and Rome,but backin the 5th century ,it was Ravenna that served as capital of the Western Roman Empire. In this city,Roman rulers built monuments which are famous, then and now, for their sweeping mosaics (镶嵌图案). Seven of Ravenna's eight buildings from the 5th and 6th centuries are spectacularly decoratedwith examples of this ancient art. "In the past, many people couldn't read or write," says tour guideand Ravenna native Silvia Giogoli. "Mosaics were a way to explain the religion and the political situ-ation to the people. " Visitors to Ravenna can look at pieces of art by ancient artists, listen to musicians, and learn to
make their own masterpieces.
When to Go:June--October; weather is pleasant in April and May but historic sites can get crowded with school groups.
Where to Stay:Walk through historic district sites from Albergo Cappello and stay at a modernHotel Centrale Byron.
How to Get Around:Take the train from Bologna, and then walk, bike, or use taxis within the city.
Where to Eat or Drink:Housed in a former movie theater, two-storey Ristorante Cinema Alex-ander blends 1940s Hollywood flavor with homemade Emilia Romagna courses and attentive service(helpful in translating the menu). For fresh seafood, try Osteria L'Accigua and Da Buco.
What to Buy : Watch the next generation of Emilia Romagna mosaic artists create contemporaryand traditional pieces in local studios where modern artists use the same methods as their Byzantineforefathers.
What to Read Before You Go:Ravenna in Late Antiquity, by Deborah Mauskopf Deliyannis-. 2010) ,provides a wide-ranging look at the city's art, architecture, and history.
第36题单选 In ancient times, mosaics were used to
A.display artistic achievements
B.compete with Roman paintings
C.explain religion and politics
D.teach reading and writing