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首页 2016年公共英语四级阅读部分辅导训练题.docx

2016年公共英语四级阅读部分辅导训练题.docx

2016年公共英语四级阅读部分辅导训练题.docx

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简介:本文档为《2016年公共英语四级阅读部分辅导训练题docx》,可适用于外语资料领域,主题内容包含年公共英语四级阅读部分辅导训练题  PassageOne  Imaginewakingupandfindingthevalueofyourasset符等。

年公共英语四级阅读部分辅导训练题  PassageOne  ImaginewakingupandfindingthevalueofyourassetshasbeenhalvedNo,you'renotaninvestorinoneofthosehedgefundsthatfailedcompletelyWiththedollarslumpingtoayearlowagainstthepound,alreadyexpensiveLondonhasbecomequiteunaffordableAcoffeeatStarbucks,justasunavoidableinEnglandasitisintheUnitedStates,runsabout$  Theonceallpowerfuldollarisn'tdoingaTitanicagainstjustthepoundItissittingatarecordlowagainsttheeuroandatayearlowagainsttheCanadiandollarEventheArgentinepesoandBrazilianrealarethrivingagainstthedollar  Theweakdollarisasourceofhumiliation,foranation'sselfesteemrestsinpartonthestrengthofitscurrencyIt'salsoapotentialeconomicproblem,sinceadecliningdollarmakesimportedfoodmoreexpensiveandexertsupwardpressureoninterestratesAndyettherearesubstantialsectorsofthevastUSeconomyfromgiantcompanieslikeCocaColatomomandpoprestaurantoperatorsinMiamiforwhichtheweakdollarismostexcellentnews  ManyEuropeansmayviewtheUSasanarrogantsuperpowerthathasbecomehostiletoforeignersButnothingmakespeoplethinkmorewarmlyoftheUSthanaweakdollarThroughApril,thetotalnumberofvisitorsfromabroadwasuppercentfromlastyearShouldthetrendcontinue,thenumberoftouriststhisyearwillfinallytopthepeakManyEuropeansnowapparentlyviewtheUSthewaymanyAmericansviewMexicoasacheapplacetovacation,shopandparty,allwhileignoringthefactthatthepoorerlocalscan'taffordtojointhemerrymaking  ThemoneytouristsspendhelpsdecreaseourchronictradedeficitSodoexports,whichthanksinparttotheweakdollar,soaredpercentbetweenMayandMayForfirstfivemonthsof,thetradedeficitactuallyfellpercentfrom  IfyouownsharesinlargeAmericancorporations,you'reawinnerintheweakdollargambleLastweekCocaCola'sstickbubbledtoafiveyearhighafteritreportedafantasticquarterForeignsalesaccountedforpercentofCoke'sbeveragebusinessOtherAmericancompaniesprofitingfromthistrendincludeMcDonald'sandIBM  Americantourists,however,shouldn'texpectanyreliefsoonThedollarloststrengththewaymanymarriagesbreakupslowly,andthenallatonceAndcurrenciesdon'tturnonadimeSoifyouwanttoavoidthepaininflictedbytheincreasinglypatheticdollar,cancelthatsummervacationtoEnglandandlooktoNewEnglandThere,thedollarisstilltreatedwithalittlerespect  WhydoAmericansfeelhumiliated  A)Theireconomyisplunging B)Theycan'taffordtripstoEurope  C)TheircurrencyhasslumpedD)Theyhavelosthalfoftheirassets  HowdoesthecurrentdollaraffectthelifeofordinaryAmericans  A)TheyhavetocanceltheirvacationsinNewEngland  B)Theyfinditunaffordabletodineinmomandpoprestaurants  C)Theyhavetospendmoremoneywhenbuyingimportedgoods  D)Theymightlosetheirjobsduetopotentialeconomicproblems  HowdomanyEuropeansfeelabouttheUSwiththedevalueddollar  A)Theyfeelcontemptuousofit  B)Theyaresympatheticwithit  C)TheyregarditasasuperpoweronthedeclineD)Theythinkofitasagoodtouristdestination  whatistheauthor'sadvicetoAmericans  A)TheytreatthedollarwithalittlerespectB)Theytrytowinintheweakdollargamble  C)Theyvacationathomeratherthanabroad D)Theytreasuretheirmarriagesallthemore  Whatdoestheauthorimplybysaying“currenciesdon'tturnonadime”(Line,Para)  A)Thedollar'svaluewillnotincreaseintheshortterm  B)Thevalueofadollarwillnotbereducedtoadime  C)Thedollar'svaluewilldrop,butwithinasmallmargin  D)FewAmericanswillchangedollarsintoothercurrencies  【参考答案:CCDCA】  PassageTwo  FewcreationsofbigtechnologycapturetheimaginationlikegiantdamsPerhapsitishumankind’slongsufferingatthemercyoffloodanddroughtthatmakestheideaofforcingthewaterstodoourbiddingsofascinatingButtobefascinatedisalso,sometimes,tobeblindSeveralgiantdamprojectsthreatentodomoreharmthangood  ThelessonfromdamsisthatbigisnotalwaysbeautifulItdoesn’thelpthatbuildingabig,powerfuldamhasbecomeasymbolofachievementfornationsandpeoplestrivingtoassertthemselvesEgypt’sleadershipintheArabworldwascementedbytheAswanHighDamTurkey’sbidforFirstWorldstatusincludesthegiantAtaturkDam  ButbigdamstendnottoworkasintendedTheAswanDam,forexample,stoppedtheNilefloodingbutdeprivedEgyptofthefertilesiltthatfloodsleftallinreturnforagiantreservoirofdiseasewhichisnowsofullofsiltthatitbarelygenerateselectricity  Andyet,themythofcontrollingthewaterspersistsThisweek,intheheartofcivilizedEurope,SlovaksandHungariansstoppedjustshortofsendinginthetroopsintheircontentionoveradamontheDanubeThehugecomplexwillprobablyhavealltheusualproblemsofbigdamsButSlovakiaisbiddingforindependencefromtheCzechs,andnowneedsadamtoproveitself  Meanwhile,inIndia,theWorldBankhasgiventhegoaheadtotheevenmorewrongheadedNarmadaDamAndthebankhasdonethiseventhoughitsadvisorssaythedamwillcausehardshipforthepowerlessandenvironmentaldestructionThebenefitsareforthepowerful,buttheyarefarfromguaranteed  Proper,scientificstudyoftheimpactsofdamsandofthecostsandbenefitsofcontrollingwatercanhelptoresolvetheseconflictsHydroelectricpowerandfloodcontrolandirrigationarepossiblewithoutbuildingmonsterdamsButwhenyouaredealingwithmyths,itishardtobeeitherproper,orscientificItistimethattheworldlearnedthelessonsofAswanYoudon’tneedadamtobesaved  Thethirdsentenceofparagraphimpliesthat  Apeoplewouldbehappyiftheyshuttheireyestoreality  Btheblindcouldbehappierthanthesighted  Coverexcitedpeopletendtoneglectvitalthings  Dfascinationmakespeoplelosetheireyesight  Inparagraph,“thepowerless”probablyrefersto  AareasshortofelectricityBdamswithoutpowerstations  CpoorcountriesaroundIndiaDcommonpeopleintheNarmadaDamarea  Whatisthemythconcerninggiantdams  ATheybringinmorefertilesoilBTheyhelpdefendthecountry  CTheystrengtheninternationaltiesDTheyhaveuniversalcontrolofthewaters  Whattheauthortriestosuggestmaybestbeinterpretedas  A“It’snousecryingoverspiltmilk”B“Morehaste,lessspeed”  C“Lookbeforeyouleap”D“Hewholaughslastlaughsbest”  【参考答案:CDDC】

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