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539期 高三Quiz time
作者:21ST
时间:2014-11-21

Day 1
New working visas (P2)
Choose the best answer:
1. According to the article, an Australian working holiday visa holder is required to ______.
A. be healthy and between 20 and 30 years old
B. visit at least one rural area during the year they stay
C. rely on their work in Australia to support themselves
D. change their employer if working for them for half a year

2. How will the working holiday visa benefit Australia, according to the article?
A. It will have a cheaper labor force.
B. The visa will promote tourism.
C. Its culture will become more diverse.
D. It will have a better relationship with China.

3. According to Wu Fei, when you decide to go abroad, the most crucial thing is to ______.
A. be confident and find inner peace
B. train yourself in the necessary skills for work
C. become familiar with the lifestyle of the local people
D. overcome cultural differences and depend on yourself

Day 2
College for women (P3)
Choose the best answer:
1. What is the author’s main purpose in writing this article?
A. To compare women’s colleges with mixed-sex colleges.
B. To introduce the reader to the most famous women’s college in the US.
C. To explain why she has decided to apply to women’s colleges.
D. To analyze why women’s colleges are becoming popular in the US.

2. What are the benefits of going to women’s colleges according to the article?
a. Their teaching staff, made up of powerful women, inspires students to work hard.
b. Their smaller class sizes enable students to get more attention.
c. They offer more chances for women to make their voices heard.
d. Most of them are located in a distant and quiet place without any men in sight.
e. They allow students to take classes at colleges they have links to.
A. a, b, cB. a, c, d
C. b, c, eD. b, d, e

3. Which of the following words best describe the author?
A. Patient and cautious.
B. Reliable and devoted.
C. Independent and ambitious.
D. Modest and intelligent.

Day 3
Robots to take charge (P5)
Choose the best answer:
1. According to the article, robots ______.
A. have been taking over cleaning chores in offices and schools since 2012
B. are not able to take over jobs dealing with services or paperwork
C. have been taking over a lot of labor work in factories and on farms
D. will have taken a third of British jobs by the end of this century

2. What does the author suggest we should do in the future when robots have taken over a lot of jobs?
A. Slow down the development of robots.
B. Cooperate with robots and always trust their leadership.
C. Accept robots as assistants instead of our bosses.
D. Improve our own skills in the fields that involve working with robots.

3. What’s Teresa Amabile’s attitude toward a robot boss?
A. Unfavorable.
B. Approving.
C. Doubtful.
D. Cautious.

4. The underlined word “unbiased” in the second-to-last paragraph is closest in meaning to ______.
A. controllable
B. lacking creativity
C. treating all people and groups equally
D. not having concern for themselves

Day 4
No longer blind (P6)
Choose the best answer:
1. The author put the money in the woman’s hand without looking at her because ______.
A. he didn’t dare look at an elderly blind woman
B. he felt embarrassed about his small amount of change
C. he was unwilling to give the woman any money
D. he had a hidden prejudice against beggars

2. The author recalled his past experiences to ______.
A. remind himself that he also had a humble background
B. prove that it used to be hard for foreigners to get honorable jobs in the US
C. show that the beggar should have tried to help herself just like he had done
D. explain how he climbed the social ladder through hard work

3. When the author worked as a busboy, he came across a father who ______.
A. encouraged him to work harder
B. hurt his dignity deeply
C. taught him to always be humble
D. made him take pride in his job as a busboy

4. Through this story, the author mainly aims to convey the message that ______.
A. we should be generous to people in need
B. prejudice exists everywhere in society
C. it is important for people to always stay humble
D. being blind doesn’t mean that you have a closed mind

Day 5
从题中所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。
1. As the only children in our families, we are spoiled and _______ on our parents, which is definitely bad for our futures.
A. toughB. dependentC. impatientD. focused

2. Whether the buildings in this area should be pulled down has remained _______; people are still looking for other possible solutions.
A. unchallenged B relevant C. controversial D. conventional

3. The _______ of a journalist reminded me that no matter how hard it was, I should insist on finishing my task.
A. targetB. missionC. projectD. reputation

4. –Jimmy had a lot of parties recently.
–Yes, that might _______ why he didn’t do well on the test.
A. sum up B. push for
C. make sense ofD. account for

5. Two victims of the car accident, who have gone _______ from their loss of blood, have been sent to hospital.
A. fascinated B. awkward
C. unconscious D. aware

6. If the disability makes the young author _______, so do his talents.
A. get throughB. stand outC. turn upD. set apart

阅读下面材料,在空白处填入适当的内容(不多于3个单词)或括号内单词的正确形式。
After a long week, Sunday is the perfect day to sit down with family, relax, and enjoy a very specific dinner: Sunday roast. 7. _______ is the British name for a traditional dinner on Sundays. Britons 8. _______ (eat) Sunday roasts for centuries. In the old days, people 9. _______ (have) to go to church on Sunday. Afterwards, people would be hungry. So families would get together to eat a big meal.
So what is this 10. ______ (taste) dish made of? Sunday dinner usually has roast meat, usually chicken or beef, crispy roast potatoes, 11. ______ (fresh) boiled vegetables, and finally, Yorkshire pudding. This is a pudding made of batter, and is a staple (主要成分) of the Sunday roast.
What 12. _______ you don’t have any of the ingredients to make the traditional dinner? Not to worry. In Britain, there are special restaurants, called carveries, 13. _______ you can eat a Sunday roast. The name “carvery” comes from the act of carving the meat into slices, before putting them on a plate.
Besides the tasty food on the plate, this meal is a great time 14. ______ families. This is the time of the week when parents and children will sit down and tell each other about their week at work or school.
With many traditions 15. _______ (fade) into the background, traditional Sunday dinners are as strong as ever. And I have a feeling 16. _______ this traditional cuisine will be on British dinner tables for decades to come.
(答案见下期)
上期参考答案
D1 1-4 CACCD2 1-4 CBDCD3 1-3 CCA
D4 1-4 CABDD5 1-5 BADBA6-10 BCBDC 11-15 DBDAD16-20 ACCDB


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