第1部分：词汇选项(第1～15题，每题1分，共15分)下面每个句子中均有1个词或短语划有底横线，请为每处划线部分确定1个意义最为接近的选项。 1. He was a very cute boy hut now he seems to have no interest in anything. A. clever B. honest C. brave D. dull 2. Data from Voyager Ⅱ have presented astronomers with a puzzle about why our outermost planet exists. A. problem B. mystery C. question D. point 3. The film originated from a short story. A, resulted B. derived C. heard D. made 4. After supper we usually take a stroll around the park for about an hour. A. walk B. rest C. bath D. breath 5. This is a subject that has now moved into the political domain. A. extent B. zone C. area D. competition 6. She is noted for her generous contribution for the relief of the poor. A. charged B. accused C. famous D. responsible 7. He rolled up his trouser leg to exhibit his wounded knee. A. spread B. open C. show D. examine 8. You startled me when you shouted. A. threatened B. frightened C. interrupted D. troubled 9. It is said the houses along this street will soon be demolished. A. pulled down B. pulled up C. pulled off D. pulled in 10. She tried to probe my mind and discover what I was thinking. A. solved B. explored C. involved D. exploded 11. The parents? have to restrain their daughter from running out into the street. A. disallow B. reduce C. prevent D. confine 12. He expressed concern that the ship might be in distress. A. despair B. difficulties C. need D. danger 13. Hundreds of buildings were wrecked by the earthquake. A. shaken B. fallen C. damaged D. trembled 14. Thick clouds obscured the stars from view. A. darkened B. held C. blackened D. prevent 15. The river was contaminated with waste. A. blackened B. polluted C. widened D. mixed
16. The basic model of A3XX can carry more than 500 passengers. A. Right B. Wrong C. Not mentioned 17. A3XX will fly faster while consuming less oil. A. Right B. Wrong C. Not mentioned 18. A3XX will be bigger than the B-2 stealth bomber. A. Right B. Wrong C. Not mentioned 19. No fasteners will be used in building A3XX because all components will be welded together. A. Right B. Wrong C. Not mentioned 20. The wing of A3XX will not be spoiled when it is stricken by a strong wind because its surface are designed to be movable. A. Right B. Wrong C. Not mentioned 21. Airbus plans to build a mini-restaurant in the lower hold of A3XX. A. Right B. Wrong C. Not mentioned 22. The first A3XX will be available in 2003. A. Right B. Wrong C. Not mentioned
A．Reasons for Excluding Masks from the Self-protection List B．Effort to Stop Flu Spreading C．When to Use Face Masks D．Guidelines on Mask Use E．Warnings from the CDC F．Danger of Infection through Germy Hands and Masks
27. The scientists are trying to find out if masks may or may not __________． 28. The CDC is afraid that the public may? __________． 29. The public will not know the answer about masks until scientists __________． 30. We can infer from the passage that the US authorities __________．
A．overuse face masks B．deal with the mask problem seriously C．rub their faces and noses in the subway D．protest against the mask guidelines E．help protect people from being attacked by a flu F．announce the results of their mask research
31. What determines your weight? A. Your working manner. B. Your eating habit. C. Your life style. D. Your genes. 32. What did Jules Hirsch do in his study? A. He let the eight fat people skip supper. B. He let the eight fat people skip breakfast. C. He let the eight fat people run every morning and evening. D. He gave the eight fat people a liquid formula providing 600 calories a day. 33. What happened to the eight fat people after they left the hospital? A. They went mad. B. They killed themselves. C. They were back to normal weight. D. They attempted suicide 34. What did Ethan Sims make his subjects do? A. Battle their genetic inheritance. B. Increase their weight. C. Stay at home. D. Lower their weight. 35. What did scientists think was true? A. Each person has a fixed weight range. B. Each person has a weight range of 9 kg. C. Each person wants to control his weight. D. Each person wants to eat to his heart's content.
36. Something destructive could happen to a star that gets too close to a black hole. Which of the following statements is NOT mentioned in the passage? A. The black hole could tear apart the star. B. The black hole could trigger a nuclear explosion in the star. C. The black hole could dwindle its size considerably. D. The black hole could devour the star. 37. According to the third paragraph, researchers differed from each other in the problem of A. whether nuclear reaction would occur. B. whether the stars would increase its density and temperature. C. whether shock waves would occur. D. whether the uneven forces would flatten the stars. 38. According to the fourth paragraph, which of the following is NOT true? A. No nuclear explosion would be triggered inside the star. B. The star would be destroyed completely. C. Much of the star's matter thrown by the explosion would be beyond the black hole's reach. D. The black hole would completely devour the star. 39. What will happen several months after the explosion of the star? A. The star's matter will move further away from by the black hole. B. The black hole's matter will heat up. C. The black hole's matter will swirl into the black hole. D. The black hole's matter will release ultraviolet light and X-rays. 40. According to the context, the word "disruption" in paragraph 6 means A. confusion. B. tearing apart. C. interruption. D. flattening.
41. What is the mystery that researchers find hard to explain? A. Honeybees are flying all across the country. B. 25—40 percent of the honeybees in the US have died. C. Honeybees are leaving their hives and do not return. D. Honeybee hives are in disorder. 42. Why are researchers seriously concerned with the phenomenon of colony-collapse disorder? A. Because honeybees produce one-third of the foods we eat B. Because honeybees feed on flowers. C. Because honeybees eat seeds of flowers. D. Both B and C. 43. What are the possible causes of colony-collapse disorder given by the scientists? A. Worsening environment. B. Disease and chemicals. C. Dwindling number of flowers around. D. Changes in genes' structures. 44. According to the fifth paragraph, which of the following about bees' genes is true? A. Bees' genes allow them to expand their colonies. B. Bees' genes help keep them in their hives. C. Bees' genes make them fly from flower to flower. D. Bees' genes could explain the collapse of some colonies. 45. What explanation is given by Jerry Hayes to the phenomenon? A. Farmers apply certain chemicals to kill unwanted bees. B. The insecticide destroys the honeybee's nervous system. C. The insecticide affects the honeybee's memory. D. All of the above.
A. The American version of Mother's Day was thought up as early as 1905, by Anna Jarvis, as a way of recognizing the real value of motherhood. B. But what's more, commercialism changes young people's attitude towards motherhood. C. Obviously, the best gift will be a phone call or a visit. D. According to a research by the US card company Hallmark, 96 percent of American consumers celebrate the holiday. E. As a result, motherhood has suffered a huge drop in status since the 1950s. F. In addition, women are being encouraged to pursue any career they desire.
51 A. track B. path C. way D. road 52 A. harm B. help C. keep D. nurture 53 A. element B. mixture C. matter D. material 54 A. or B. and C. but D. so 55 A. from B. at C. out of D. into 56 A. made out B. made up C. made of D. made into 57 A. cloth B. paper C. plastic D. synthetic 58 A. land B. resources C. oxygen D. water 59 A. on the contrary B. at any rate C. far from D. by contrast 60 A. competition B. fight C. quarrel D. debate 61 A. durable B. useful C. wasteful D. necessary 62 A. alternative B. mission C. project D. invention 63 A. when B. who C. whom D. what 64 A. effective B. disliked C. expensive D. useless 65 A. suggestion B. statement C. reply D. answer