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第6题 No sooner had she got home __ she tried on her new coat.
第7题 You must take __ for granted that I will help you.
试题解析：it是形式宾语，句子真正的宾语是从句that l will help you。
第8题 Bob is __ rude that everyone dislikes him.
第9题 It __ John and Kate who helped me the other day.
第10题 Mary has just called and asked __ to have lunch with her tomorrow.
A.you and I
B.you and me
C.I and you
D.me and you
第11题 __electrons are still smaller.
A.As atoms small are
B.As atoms smaller as
C.Small as atoms are
D.Smaller atoms as are
第12题 It was clever __ at the answer in two minutes.
A.of him to arrive
B.for him to arrive
C.for his arriving
D.of his arriving
第13题 Stop __, boys! It's time for class.
试题解析：stop doing sth.表示“停止做某事”;stop to do sth.表示“停下来(开始)做某事”。
第14题 I liked to play football when I was young.__
A.So he was
B.So was he
C.So did he
D.So he did
第15题 It is not __ to discuss the question again and again.
试题解析：be worth+名词：值……的，be worth doing sth.：值得做，be worthy of+名词：值得……的，be worthwhile to do sth.值得做某事。
第16题 Many countries face some serious problems of land use, __ result from population growth and the demands of modem technological living.
B.most of which
D.of most which
第17题 Our boss told me my plan was still __ discussion.
试题解析：under discussion表示“在讨论中”，类似的还有under consideration(在考虑中)等。
第18题 Tom looks so pale today.He __ ill.
B.had to be
第19题 He said he __ the next day.
A.will come back
C.would come back
第20题 George did __ than anyone else.
C. be quiet
试题解析：屏住呼吸。catch one’s breath意为“屏住呼吸”。
The year 2000 will bring big changes in communication.Cell phones will be small enough to carry in your pocket.Videophones will let you see the person you are talking to on the phone.Tiny hand size computers will know your favorite subjects.The Internet and email will be everywhere. Technologists believe 2000 will be the year of video messaging.You will be able to see whom you're talking to.
Also in the near future small wireless boxes will pick up information from satellites.In 5 years, computers won't need to be connected through wires.
All of this will be good for rural areas and countries that don't have cable or telephone now.
In 20 years you may only need to think about something and the computer will do it.
Constance Hale is the author of Sin and Syntax, "I believe that email has been an incredible boon to communication.People are writing today where they would have been telephoning yesterday.So people are engaging with words more than they have for the last couple generations."
If people use email and the Internet more, it could make people better readers and writers.Some people think the most important part of communication is to make people understand each other better.Will technology make that easier?
The translator also comes in handy in medical emergencies.Tam Dinh says, "Where people are injured it's always important to get as much information as quickly as possible."
Bob Parks is an Associate Editor of Wired Magazine, "Bob's morning begins at about 6:45 am.and Bob is kind of mad, because Bob usually gets up at around 7:15 and likes to cut it close with his morning commute, but I look at my radio and it says that there's a traffic jam on 101 South and I'm gonna need an extra 1/2 hour.And so my radio has got a net connection, wireless net connection as well as a good old power cord to the wall and it has received notice that there's a traffic jam and it has calculated an extra 1/2 hour commute time."
Some day everything may be connected to the Internet.Your refrigerator will add milk to your Internet grocery list when the date on the carton has passed.Light bulbs will be ordered before they burn out.
It's fun to try to guess the future.Usually the predictions are wrong.The one thing we know for sure is that we can't imagine how technology will change.
第36题 How will wireless computers and Internet services help rural areas?
A.One of the biggest barriers to Internet use is getting wires into rural areas.
B.The wireless computers will be cheaper.
C.People in rural areas don't have anything else to do.
D.People in rural areas already have wireless boxes on their roofs.
第37题Constance Hale says "email has been an incredible boon to communication".What Does she mean by this?
A.People want to see the person they are talking to on the phone.
B.email is easier than talking on the phone.
C.People are using writing and reading more with email.
D.email is not private enough.
第38题 In which case mentioned in the passage would an automatic language translator be helpful?
A.A medical emergency.
D.All of the above.
第39题 Why did Bob Parks radio wake him up 1/2 hour earlier than usual?
A.The electricity had gone off during the night.
B.Bob had set the alarm wrong.
C.Bob did not want to be late.
D.The Internet had informed the radio of a traffic jam.
When I was about 12 1 had an enemy, a girl who liked to point out my shortcomings.Week by week her list grew: I was skinny, I wasn't a good student, I was boyish, I talked too loud, and so on.I put up with her as long as I could.At last, with great anger, I ran to my father in tears.
He listened to my outburst quietly.Then he asked, "Are the things she says true or not?"
True? I wanted to know how to strike back.What did truth have to do with it?
"Mary, didn't you ever wonder what you are really like? Well, you now have that girl's opinion.Go and make a list of everything she said and mark the points that are true.Pay no attention to the other things she said."
I did as he directed and discovered to my surprise that about half the things were true.Some of them I couldn't change (like being skinny), but a good number I could and suddenly wanted to change.
For the first time in my life I got a fairly clear picture of myself.
I brought the list back to Daddy.He refused to take it.
"That's just for you," he said."You know better than anybody else the truth about yourself, once you hear it.But you've got to learn to listen, not to close your ears in anger or hurt.When something said about you is true you'll know it.You'll find that it will echo inside you."
Daddy's advice has returned to me at many important moments.
第40题 What did the girl's enemy like to do?
A.Talking with her.
B.Pointing out her weak points.
C.Reporting to the teacher.
D.Quarrelling with her.
第41题 What did the girl do when she could no longer bear her enemy?
A.She turned to her father.
B.She cried to her heart's content.
C.She tried to put up with her again.
D.She tried to be her friend.
第42题 Why did the girl's father ask her to make the list?
A.He wanted to keep the list at home.
B.He didn't know what the girl's enemy had said.
C.He wanted the girl to talk back.
D.He wanted her to check if she really had these weak points.
第43题 What can we infer from reading the passage?
A.The girl benefited from her father's advice.
B.The girl was very often angry with her father.
C.The girl's father loved other people's advice.
D.The girl was easily hurt by her father
试题解析：通过句子“For the first time in my life I got a fairly clear picture of myself.”可知。
The earliest immigrants to North America found Indians already living there.The Indians numbered about 500,000 at that time.Their society was a primitive society, but they lived peacefully and welcomed the white strangers to the land.However, these early immigrants from Europe didn't want to share the land with the natives.They killed off many of the Indians, seized their land or pushed them off to lands farther away.Today the Indians, not more than half a million, live in poverty and misery on the land on which they were once masters.
The earliest immigrants were the Spanish, who settled in the southern part of what is now the US.The next large group were the English, after the English came the French, Dutch, Irish, Germans, and other nationality groups, mostly European.
Another early group to arrive were the Negroes.But they were brought in as slaves from Africa.They didn't win freedom till generations later.
第44题 Who were the earliest people living in North America?
第45题 Why didn't the immigrants share the lands with the natives?
A.They thought the Indians were not friendly to them.
B.They wanted to seize the lands as their own.
C.Because North America was first discovered by them.
D.Because the Indian people liked making war to them.
试题解析：参见第一段句子：“However，these early immigrants from Europe didn’t want to share the land with the natives.They killed off many of the Indians，seized their land or pushed them off to lands farther away.”
第46题 According to this passage, which of the following is true?
A.The Negroes came to North America in order to work for the earliest immigrants.
B.The Negroes also belonged to the earliest immigrants to the North America.
C.The Negroes were brought to America by chance.
D.The Negroes didn't win freedom until now.
第47题 Which is the best title of this passage?
A.The Earliest People in North America.
B.The Earliest Immigrants to North America.
C.The People of the United States.
D.Europeans were the Earliest People Coming to the North America.
Can animals be made to work for us? Some scientists think that one day animals may be trained to do a number of simple jobs that are now done by human beings.
They point out that at a circus, for example, we may see elephants, monkeys, dogs and other animals doing quite skillful things.Perhaps you have seen them on the television or in a film.If you watch closely, you may notice that the trainer always gives the animal a piece of candy or a piece of fruit as a reward.The scientists say that many different animals may be trained to do a number of simple jobs if they know they will get a reward for doing them.
Of course, as we know, dogs can be used to guard a house, and soldiers in both old and modem times have used geese to give warning by making a lot of noise when a stranger or an enemy comes near.But it may be possible to train animals to work in factories.In Russia, for example, pigeons which are birds with good eyesight, are being used to watch out for faults in small steel balls that are being made in one factory.When the pigeon sees a ball which looks different from others, it touches a steel plate with its beak.This turns on a light to warn people in the factory.At the same time a few seeds are given as a reward.It takes three to five weeks to train a pigeon to do this and one pigeon can inspect 3 000 to 4 000 balls an hour.
Apes have been used in America in helping to make cars, and scientists believe that these large monkeys may be one day gather crops and even drive trains.
第48题 What made scientists think animal can be made to work for us one day?
A.Animals are very skillful at a circus.
B.They are big and strong.
C.Some animals are as clever as human beings.
D.Animals can be trained because they like to get something as a reward.
试题解析：参见句子：They point out that at a circus，for example，we may see elephants，monkeys，dogs and other animals doing quite skillful things.句中they指的就是scientists。
第49题 The trainer usually gives the animal a piece of candy or fruit __.
A.when it is hungry
B.before it plays a trick
C.when it starts to play a trick
D.after it has done the trick
第50题 Many animals may be trained to do simple jobs if they know __.
A.who their trainers are
B.they will be praised by theft trainers
C.they will get a reward
D.something dangerous will happen to them
试题解析：参见句子：The scientists say that many different animals may be trained to do anumber of simple jobs if they know they will get a reward for doing them.
第51题 Which of the following is not true?
A.Scientists consider apes may drive trains some day.
B.Apes have worked in some factories.
C.Apes may one day be used to gather crops.
D.An ape is not a large monkey.
Train companies in Tokyo are taking action to reduce the number of people jumping in front of trains.They are fitting blue lights on station platforms to try and create a more calming atmosphere.The East Japan Railway Company has invested almost $170,000 to install the lights in all of the 29 stations on the capital's busy Yamanote Line.There has been an alarming rise in the number of people committing suicide at train stations.A total of 68 people threw themselves under trains in the year up to March.This compares with 42 suicides in the same period a year earlier.In 2008, Japan had nearly 2,000 suicides by jumping in front of a train; around six percent of all suicides nationwide.Suicides have risen sharply in the past decade due to poor economic conditions.
No one knows if the blue lights will work.There is no evidence to show that blue light reduces suicidal feelings. Keihan Railway spokesman Osamu Okawa stated: "We thought we had to do something to save lives.We know there is no scientific proof that blue lights deter suicides, but if blue has a soothing effect on the mind, we want to try it to save lives." The Associated Press news agency reports on a Japanese therapist called Mizuki Takahashi.She explained her reasons why the blue lights might be a good idea: "We associate the color with the sky and the sea.It has a calming effect on agitated people, or people obsessed with one particular thing, which in this case is committing suicide," she said.Other companies are watching this experiment with interest.
第52题 Why blue lights are installed in many train stations?
A.Because they do not hurt human eyes.
B.Because they are cheaper than regular ones.
C.Because they can help people at night.
D.Because they can reduce the number of suicides.
第53题 The use of blue lights to reduce suicides __.
A.has no result yet
B.is proved effective
C.is welcomed by suicides
D.has been refused by stations
第54题 A Japanese therapist explained that __.
A.many suicides love blue color
B.the color of sky and see may calm excited people
C.only people with trouble in mind need blue color
D.blue color will definitely work to save suicides
第55题 What is the writer's attitude toward the experiment? He is __.
试题解析：This is the right place
试题解析：I can learn everything quickly
试题解析：what about our friendliness and attitude
试题解析：What else should I keep in mind
第61题 你(LiYuan)和几个朋友约定明天在人民公园野餐。你们的朋友Peter也应邀参加。 你给他写封信，内容包括：
We're so glad you're coming to join us tomorrow. Here is how you can find us. We'll have our picnic in the People's Park. You know where it is, don't you? After you enter the park by the main gate, walk straight on till you come to a stream. Cross the stream and turn right. After walking for a while you'll come to a lake. We'll have our picnic there in the small woods by the lake. I'm sure you'll have no trouble finding us. Do come!