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作者:21ST
时间:2014-11-14

Day 1
Cumberbatch to marry (P1)
Choose the best answer:
1. According to the article, a great many of Benedict Cumberbatch’s fans felt ______ at the news that he was engaged.
A. annoyed B. excited
C. happy and upsetD. confused and anxious
2. The underlined phrase “get off on the right foot” in Paragraph 6 is closest in meaning to ______.
A. make a good start
B. draw a lot of attention
C. settle down
D. be accepted or supported
3. Which is the correct order of the following events when a couple decides to get engaged, according to traditional British etiquette?
a. hold an engagement party
b. announce the engagement publicly in a newspaper
c. tell your parents and friends about it
d. receive letters or cards of congratulations from your friends
A. a, b, c, dB. c, a, b, d
C. c, b, d, aD. b, c, d, a
4. The main purpose of the article is to ______.
A. explain the reasons why Benedict Cumberbatch is so popular all over the world
B. advise fans of Benedict Cumberbatch to send him letters of congratulations
C. inform readers about Benedict Cumberbatch’s engagement and the relevant British etiquette
D. compare Benedict Cumberbatch’s announcement of his engagement with those of other celebrities

Day 2
Schools need you (P3)
Choose the best answer:
1. What is the author’s main purpose in writing this article?
A. To point out the problems facing private nonprofit colleges in the US.
B. To inform the readers of a new survey of private nonprofit colleges in the US.
C. To advise college applicants to look beyond top colleges when choosing where to study.
D. To tell college applicants how to increase their likelihood of getting financial aid.
2. According to the article, many private nonprofit colleges in the US ______.
A. receive huge donations from corporations and individuals
B. are struggling to achieve their enrollment goals
C. don’t rely much on tuition payments to cover costs
D. are becoming more popular with college applicants than ever
3. What does the author think students should do when making their college lists?
A. They should focus only on colleges in one area.
B. They should choose top colleges all across the US.
C. They should apply to as many colleges as they can.
D. They should look at colleges with an open mind.
4. Which of the following is the advantage of applying to private nonprofit colleges, according to the article?
A. These colleges offer a more attractive financial aid package than top colleges.
B. The tuition fees charged by these colleges are usually lower than those of top colleges.
C. Generally, applicants have better chance of being accepted by these colleges than by top colleges.
D. These colleges attach more importance to students’ academic and extracurricular performance than top colleges.

Day 3
Readers say final ... (P4-5)
Choose the best answer:
1. Which of the following is TRUE about Naruto according to the article?
A. It was first published in the Japanese magazine Shonen Jump two decades ago.
B. Its fans have been looking forward to the next part of the story every month for the past years.
C. It is popular at home and abroad, with over 200 million copies of the book printed.
D. Naruto has become one of the most iconic anime characters mainly because of his cute appearance.
2. In the story, the main character Naruto ______.
A. is hated and punished by his father
B. is cursed (诅咒) by a nine-tailed fox
C. struggles to be accepted by the villagers
D. overcomes many difficulties with the help of the villagers
3. Which of Naruto’s characteristics has inspired his fans, according to the article?
A. His determination.
B. His longing for love.
C. His great ambition.
D. His independence.

Day 4
Store of lessons (P6)
Choose the best answer:
1. When Miss Bee asked the author to come closer, she really meant to ______.
A. warn the author not to steal things
B. remember the author’s appearance in case something went missing
C. jokingly make the author uncomfortable
D. take a good look at the author to find out more about her future potential as a student
2. Why did the author describe going to the store as “going into battle”?
A. Because she had to be very careful to avoid being tricked.
B. Because she was scared of seeing Miss Bee.
C. Because she once had a fight with Miss Bee.
D. Because she wanted to make Miss Bee feel embarrassed.
3. The author could finish her shopping in 15 minutes by summer’s end because ______.
A. she didn’t dare to buy anything at a later time
B. she was more familiar with how to shop there by then
C. the rearranged shelves saved her time hunting for what she wanted
D. Miss Bee gradually gave up tricking the author
4. When the author remembered her shopping experience, she realized that _____.
A. Miss Bee was really a “meanie”
B. it was not right to overcharge others
C. it was important to teach a child math problems
D. Miss Bee had actually helped her improve her math skills
Day 5
阅读下面短文,掌握其大意,然后从每题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中,选出最佳答案。
I was nervous about making dumplings (jiaozi) for the first time. Since arriving in Beijing, I have eaten lots of delicious jiaozi, and became (1) with this Chinese dish. I was interested in its (2) place in Chinese culture, (3) in Chinese New Year. What if my dumplings didn’t meet these high standards?
(4) , I had a good teacher. My friend William grew up in China and had learned to make dumplings from his grandmother. We had another (5) . We bought ready-made dough (饺子皮) from a local market. I thought that trying to make dough would be too difficult, so we (6) .
We were making dumplings for a group of (7) . Some of my friends are vegetarian (as am I), so our filling (8) be fish or meat. We brought tofu, beans, scallions and cabbage. We steamed the beans before chopping ( 9) into tiny cubes (小块). Then we stirred (搅拌) in a (10) of soy sauce, sesame oil, vinegar and chili to make it more (11) .
Next was my favorite part – the wrapping (包). William (12) me how to make a “cup” out of the dumpling wrapper in my hand. I then spooned some mixture into the “cup” and (13) the edges together to make the half-moon dumpling (14) . My first few tries didn’t (15) too well, the dumplings wouldn’t stand up! (16) I soon learned how.
Our hard work ( 17) because the dumplings tasted great. I thought they were even better than the ones I’d eaten in restaurants, but I’m (18) biased (有偏见). Now I can’t (19) to make jiaozi again. Perhaps next time I’ll try to make my own (20) !

1. A. carefulB. fascinated C. concernedD. bored
2. A. importantB. practical
C. differentD. strange
3. A. actuallyB. generally C. eventuallyD. especially
4. A. GraduallyB. Luckily C. ParticularlyD. Naturally
5. A. advantageB. teacher C. scheduleD. trouble
6. A. agreedB. cheated C. failedD. passed
7. A. studentsB. visitors C. friendsD. strangers
8. A. hasn’tB. couldn’t C. needn’tD. wouldn’t
9. A. nothing B. something C. anything D. everything
10. A. comparisonB. balance C. mixtureD. separation
11. A. colorfulB. spicy C. sweetD. tasty
12. A. askedB. taught C. warnedD. watched
13. A. connectedB. opened
C. pulledD. pressed
14. A. shapeB. model C. typeD. size
15. A. developB. begin C. playD. work
16. A. ButB. So C. Otherwise D. Therefore
17. A. went on B. got through C. paid off D. ended up
18. A. certainly B. normally
C. probably D. rarely
19. A. affordB. manage C. refuseD. wait
20. A. dishB. dough C. fillingsD. wrapping
(答案见下期)
上期参考答案
D1 1-3 DAAD2 1-4 BACDD3 1-4 ABBA
D4 1-5 DBBACD5 1-4 BCDC


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