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2008年英语专业四级全真试题

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wwwtopsagecom大家网byhighmorePARTIIICLOZEMIN  DecidewhichofthechoicesgivenbelowwouldbestcompletethepassageifinsertedintheeorrespondingblanksMarkthebestchoiceforeachblankonyouranswersheetSalt,shellsormetalsarestillusedasmoneyinoutofthewaypartsoftheworldtoday  Saltmayseemratherastrange()touseasmoney,()incountrieswherethefoodofthepeopleismainlyvegetable,itisoftenan()necessityCakesofsalt,stampedtoshowtheir(),wereusedasmoneyinsomecountriesuntilrecent(),andcakesofsalt()buygoodsinBorneoandpartsofAfrica  Seashells()asmoneyatsometime()anotheroverthegreaterpartoftheOldWorldThesewere()mainlyfromthebeachesoftheMaldivesIslandsintheIndianOcean,andweretradedtoIndiaandChinaInAfrica,shellsweretradedrightacrossthe()fromEasttoWest  Metal,valuedbyweight,()coinsinmanypartsoftheworldIron,inlumps,barsorrings,isstillusedinmanycountries()papermoneyItcaneitherbeexchanged()goods,ormadeintotools,weapons,orornamentsTheearlymoneyofChina,apartfromshells,wasofbronze,()inflat,roundpieceswithaholeinthemiddle,called"cash"The()ofthesearebetweenthreethousandandfourthousandyearsoldolderthantheearliestcoinsoftheeasternMediterranean  Nowadays,coinsandnoteshave()nearlyallthemorepicturesque()ofmoney,and()inoneortwoofthemoreremotecountriespeoplestillkeepitforfutureuseonceremonial()suchasweddingsandfunerals,examplesof()moneywillsoonbefoundonlyinmuseums  ()AobjectBarticleCsubstanceDcategory  ()AbutBandCsoDeven  ()AabstractBadvantageousCabundantDabsolute  ()AweightBvalueCroleDsize  ()AtimesBeventsCsituationsDconditions  ()AevenBalsoCstillDnever  ()AhadbeenusedBareusedCwouldbeusedDwouldhavebeenused  ()AandBbutCyetDor  ()AcollectedBproducedCgrownDraised  ()AcityBdistrictCcommunibDcontinent  ()AprocessedBproducedCprecededDproceeded  ()AinspiteofBinsteadofCalongwithDinlinewith  ()AagainstBasCinDfor  ()AoftenBseldomCreallyDmuch  ()AearlierBearliestCbetterDbest  ()AreplacedBreproducedCreflectedDrecovered  ()AsizesBshapesCformatsDforms  ()AwhileBalthoughCbecauseDif  ()AeventsBgatheringsCoccasionsDassemblies  ()AoriginalBprimitiveChistoricalDcrudePARTIVGRAMMARVOCABULARYMIN  TherearethirtysentencesinthissectionBeneatheachsentencetherearefourwordsorphrasemarkedA,B,CandDChooseonewordorphrasethatbestcompletesthesentenceMarkyouranswersonyouranswersheet Ourassociation,whichhasconsistentlypressedforgreateremploymentopportunitiesfortNdisabled,willpublishproposalsinthenearfuture  AtheirBourChisDits HadJudybeenmorecarefulonthemathsexam,shemuchbetterresultsnow  AwouldbegettingBcouldhavegot  CmustgetDwouldgetNineistothreethreeistoone  AwhenBthatCwhichDwhat Mendifferfromanimalstheycanthinkandspeak  AforwhichBforthatCinthatDinwhich hewantedtogooutwithhisfriendsattheweekend,hehadtostaybehindtofinish  hisassignment  AMuchthoughBMuchasCAsmuchDThoughmuch IenjoyedmyselfsomuchIvisitedmyfriendsinParislastyear  AwhenBwhichCthatDwhere WhichofthefollowingisINCORRECT  AAllhislectureswereboringCHerfewfriendsareallfondofdancing  BHalfhismoneywasgoneDHeinvitedmanyhisfriendstotheparty Whenyouhavefinishedwiththatbook,don'tforgettoputitbackonmydesk,  AdoyouBdon'tyouCwillyouDwon'tyou Whatdoes"Hewiselyrefusedtospendhismoney"mean  AItwaswiseofhimtorefusetospendhismoney  BHerefusedtospendhismoneyinawisemanner  CHewasshortofmoneyanddidn'twanttobuyanything  DHerefused,inawisemanner,tospendhismoney Theystoodchattingtogetheraseasilyandnaturallyas  AitcouldbeBcouldbeCitwasDwas Thefollowingareallcorrectresponsesto"Whotoldthenewstotheteacher"EXCEPT  AJimdidthisBJimdidsoCJimdidthatDJimdid Qualityiscountsmost  AwhichBthatCwhatDwhere InhisplaysShakespearehischaracterslivethroughtheirlanguage  AwouldmakeBhadmadeCmadeDmakes Thesquareitselfisfivehundredyardswide,fivetimesthesizeofStPeter'sin  Rome  ABthatofCwhichisDof Whichofthefollowingsentencesexpresses"probability"  AYoumustleaveimmediately  BYoumustbefeelingrathertired  CYoumustbeherebyeighto'clock  DYoumustcompletethereadingassignmentontime Whenhefirststartedinuniversity,hereallyfeltatwithhismajoreconomics  AshoreBbankCoceanDsea Ontheroadmotoristsshouldbeawareofcyclistsandbetowardsthem  AconsiderableBconsideringCconsiderateDconsidered Sallywasabitshy,buttheteacherfoundherquitediscussingarecentfilmwith  others  AathomeBatmostCathouseDatbean Thecompanyhascapitalizedtheerrorofjudgmentmadebyitsbusinesscompetitor  AinBoverCwithDon Timhasfailedthreecoursesthissemester,sohewillhavetothemnextsemester  AremakeBrepeatCreapplyDrevise Keepthisreferencebookitmaycomeinoneday  AhandyBusefulCconvenientDhelpful Thequestionsthatthespeakerraisedwerewelltheaverageadult  ApastBonCbeyondDthrough Teachersinthisschoolwereencouragedtousedramaasa(n)oflearning  AdesignBinstrumentCagencyDtool First,weneedtofindoutwhathisschemeis,andthenact  AsensitivelyBimaginativelyCefficientlyDaccordingly AtfirstJimwasnotquiteclearwhathewasgoingtodoafteruniversity,butnowheseems  onbecomingacomputerprogrammer  AfitBsetCdisposedDdecided Wheninvitedtotalkabouthisachievementsherefusedtoblowhisownand  declinedtospeakatthemeeting  AtrumpetBwhistleCbugleDflute Inspiteofthetreatment,thepaininhisleggrewin  AgravityBextentCintensityDamount BusservicesbetweenTownCentreandNewtonHousingEstatewillbeuntilthe  motorwayisrepaired  AdiscontinuedBsuspendedChaltedDceased Themoon,beingmuchnearertotheEarththantheSun,isthecauseofthetides  AprincipalBbasicCinitialDelementary Teddycametomywithachequeof$topaymyroomrate,afterIphonedhim  thatmywallethadbeenstolenAattendanceBassistanceCrescueDsafetyPARTVREADINGCOMPREHENSIONMIN  Inthissectiontherearefourpassagesfollowedbyquestionsorunfinishedstatements,eachwithfoursuggestedanswersmarkedA,B,CandDChoosetheonethatyouthinkisthebestanswerMarkyouranswersonyouranswersheet  TEXTA  WhenthesunisupinAmsterdam,thelargestcityintheNetherlandssitsquietlyontheAmstelRiverYoucanrentabicycle,visittheVanGoghorAnneFrankmuseum,ortakeawatertaxiButwhenthesungoesdown,thepartyingbeginsInthebigclubsandincoffeeshops,touristsgathertohangout,talkpoliticsandsmoke  SeveralareasofthecityclearlyshowthetwoworldsthatruleAmsterdamAndthey'reallwithinashortcabrideofeachotherForexample,DamSquareattractsdaytimesightseerstoitsfestivals,openmarkets,concertsandothereventsSeveralbeautifulandverypopularhotelscanbefoundthereAndthereistheRoyalPalaceandtheMagnaPlazashoppingmallButaseveningdescendsonDamSquaresodothepartyseekersHippoporfunkmusicbeginsblaringfromClubParadisoandClubMelkwegThesearetwoofthemostpopularclubsinEuropeSoifyoucome,bereadytodanceTheclubsdon'tshutdownuntilam  Andwhileyouarethere,checkoutthevariousinexpensivewaystotourthecityDon'tworryaboutgettinglostAlthoughDutchistheofficiallanguage,mostpeopleinAmsterdamspeakEnglishandarehappytohelpyouwithdirectionsAndyou'llnoticethathalfthepeopleinthestreetsareonbicyclesTheyrentforUS$to$forawholeday  AmsterdamalsohasagoodcanalsystemFromanywherebetweenUand$,youcanusethecanalbusorawatertaxitocruisethe"VeniceoftheNorth"  Youcantakeinthepicturesquecanalhousearchitecture:Therowsofneat,narrowfourstorydwellingsofbrownstonewithlargewindowsarewellworthseeingManyofthemareseveralcenturiesold  YoumightalsowanttojumpoutofthecanalbusattheMuseumQuarterandstartwalking  MasterpiecesbyDutchartistssuchasRembrandt,Bruegel,VanGoghandothersareondisplayattheVanGoghMuseum,RembrandtHouseandothers  ThecityhasanappreciationofitshistoricpastOneplacetovisitistheAnneFrankHouseinNineStreetsItwastherethattheyoungJewishgirlwroteherfamousdiaryduringWorldWarIIVisitorscanviewAnne'soriginaldiaryandclimbbehindthebookcasetotheroomwheresheandherfamilyhidfromtheNazisfortwoyears Atthebeginningofthepassage,theauthorindicatesthat  AAmsterdamisgenerallyknownasaquietcity  BpartiesgoonalldaylonginAmsterdam,  CAmsterdampresentstwodifferentpictures  DAmsterdamattractsmanydaytimevisitors WhichtouristattractioniscitedforelaborationinParagraphsFourandFive  ARoyalPalace  BDamSquare  CClubParadiso  DMagnaPlaza Accordingtothepassage,thelocalpeoplehaveallthefollowingcharacteristicsEXCEPT  Atheyarepartygoers  Btheyshowhospitality  CtheycanspeakEnglish  Dtheyarefondofcycling WhichofthefollowingadjectivescanbestdescribeAmsterdamasatouristcity  AModernBDelightfulBQuietDHistoricTEXTB  InanarticlesomeChinesescholarsaredescribedasbeing"tantalizedbythemysteriousdragonbonehieroglyphics"TantalizedisoneofmanyEnglishwordsthathavetheiroriginsinmythsandlegendsofthepast(inthiscase,GreekandRomanones)Themeaningoftheverbtantalizeisaveryparticularone:"topromiseorshowsomethingdesirabletoapersonandthentakeitawaytoteasebyarousinghope"Many(butnotall)Englishdictionariesgiveyouabriefindicationofaword'soriginsinbracketsbeforeoraftertheexplanationofthemeaningFortantalizethefollowingexplanationisgiven:>TantalusThismeansthatyoushouldlookupthenameTantalustofindouttheword'sorigins,andifyoudo,youwillfindoutthatinGreekmythology,TantaluswasakingwhowaspunishedinthelowerworldwitheternalhungerandthirsthewasputuptohischininwaterthatalwaysmovedawaywhenhetriedtodrinkitandwithfruitonbranchesabovehimplacedjustalittlebitoutofhisreachCanyouseewhyhisnamewaschangedintoaverbmeaning"toteaseortormentbyarousingdesire"  Anotherexampleisthewordsiren,familiartousasthemechanicaldevicethatmakessuchanalarmingsoundwhenpolicecars,ambulances,orfireenginesapproachThiswordalsohasitsoriginsinGreekmythologyThetravelerOdysseus(UlyssestotheRomans)madehismenplugtheirearssothattheywouldn'thearthedangerousvoicesofthesirens,creatureswhowerehalfbirdandhalfwomanandwholuredsailorstotheirdeathsonsharprocksSothewordcametobeassociatedbothwithaloudsoundandwithdanger!  Whensomeonespeaksofa"jovialmood"ora"herculeaneffort,"heorsheisusingwordswithoriginsinmythologyLookthesewordsuptofindtheirmeaningandrelationshiptomythsManycommonwords,suchasthenamesforthedaysoftheweekandthemonthsoftheyear,alsocomefrommythologyWednesdayderivesfromtheancientNorsekingofthegods,Woden,andThursdaywasoriginallyThor'sday,inhonourofThor,thegodofthunderAsamatteroffact,alltheplanets,excepttheoneweliveon,bearnamesthatcomefromRomanmythology,includingtheplanetthatisfarthestawayfromthesunandforthatreasonwascalledaftertheRomangodofthedeadThisgodhasalsogivenhisnametooneofthechemicalelements  Severalotherelementshavenamesthatcomefrommythology,tooItseemsthatmythsandlegendsliveonintheEnglishlanguage ThepurposeofthefirstsentenceinParagraphOneis  AtodescribetheworkofsomeChinesescholars  Btoarousereaders'interestinhieroglyphics  Ctoleadreadersontothemaintheme  Dtolinktheprecedingparttothepresentone Welearnfromthepassage,allEnglishdictionariesinclude  AlegendsBmythology  CwordoriginsDworddefinitions Theexampleoftantalizeistoshow  Ahowthewordcameintoexistence  BhowTantaluswaspunishedinthelowerworld  ChowallEnglishdictionariesshowwordorigins  Dhowthemeaningofthewordchangedovertheyears Accordingtothepassage,whichofthefollowingdoesNOThaveoriginsinmythsorlegends  AJovialBWednesdayCEarthDMarch Whichofthefollowingcanbestserveasthetitleofthepassage  AGreekandRomanMythologyinLanguage  BMythologicalOriginsofEnglishWords  CHistoricalChangesinWordMeanings  DMythologyandCommonWordsTEXTC  Myheartsankwhenthemanattheimmigrationcountergesturedtothebackrooml'manAmericanbornandraised,andthiswasMiami,whereIlive,buttheyweren'tquitereadytoletmeinyet  "Pleasewaitinhere,MsAbujaber,"theimmigrationofficersaidMyhusband,withhisveryAmericanlastname,accompaniedmeHewasgettingusedtothisThesamethinghadhappenedrecentlyinCanadawhenI'dflowntoMontrealtospeakatabookeventThattimetheyheldmeforminutesTodaywewerereturningfromaliteraryfestivalinJamaica,andIwasstartledthatIwasbeingsent"inback"onceagain  Theofficerbehindthecountercalledmeupandsaid,"Miss,yournamelookslikethenameofsomeonewho'sonourwantedlistWe'regoingtohavetocheckyououtwithWashington"  "Howlongwillittake"  "Hardtosayafewminutes,"hesaid"We'llcallyouwhenwe'rereadyforyou"  Afteranhour,Washingtonstillhadn'tdecidedanythingaboutme"Isn'tthiscomputerized"  Iaskedatthecounter"Can'tyoujustlookmeup"  Justafewmoreminutes,theyassuredme  Afteranhourandahalf,IpulledmycellphoneouttocallthefriendsIwassupposedtomeetthateveningAnofficerrushedover"Nophones!"hesaid"Forallweknowyoucouldbecallingaterroristcellandgivingtheminformation"  "I'mjustauniversityprofessor,"IsaidMyvoicecameoutinasqueak  "OfcourseyouareAndwetakepeoplelikeyououtofhereinlegironseveryday"  Iputmyphoneaway  MyhusbandandweregettinghungryandtiredWholefamilieshadbeenbroughtintothewaitingroom,andtheplacewaspackedwithexcitablechildren,exhaustedparents,evenaflightattendant  Iwantedtoscream,tojumponachairandshout:"I'manAmericancitizenanovelistlprobablyteachEnglishliteraturetoyourchildren"Orwouldthatallbecountedagainstme  Aftertwohoursindetention,Iwasapproachedbyoneoftheofficers"You'refreetogo,"hesaidNoexplanationorapologiesForamoment,neitherofusmoved,wewerestillinshock  Thenweleapedtoourfeet  "Oh,onemorething"Hehandedmeatatteredphotocopywithanaddressonit"Ifyouweren'thappywithyourtreatment,youcanwritetothisagency"  "Willtheyrespond"Iasked  "Idon'tknowIdon'tknowofanyonewho'severwrittentothembefore"Thenheadded,  "Bytheway,thiswillprobablykeephappeningeachtimeyoutravelinternationally"  "WhatcanIdotokeepitfromhappeningagain"  Hesmiledtheemptysmilewe'dseenallday"Absolutelynothing"  Aftertellingseveralfriendsaboutourordeal,probablythemostfrequentadviceI'veheardinresponseistochangemynameTwentyyearsago,myowngraduateschoolwritingprofessoradvisedmetowriteunderapennamesothatpublisherswouldn'tstickmeinwhathecalled"theethnicghetto"aseparate,secondaryshelfinthebookstoreButanameisanintegralpartofanyone'spersonalandprofessionalidentityjustlikethetownyou'reborninandtheplacewhereyou'reraised  Likemyfather,I'llkeepthename,butmyairportexperiencehasgivenmeawholenewperspectiveonwhatdiversityandtolerancearesupposedtomeanIhadnoideathatbeinganAmericanwouldeverbethishard Theauthorwasheldattheairportbecause  AsheandherhusbandreturnedfromJamaica  Bhernamewassimilartoaterrorist's  CshehadbeenheldinMontreal  Dshehadspokenatabookevent Shewasnotallowedtocallherfriendsbecause  Aheridentityhadn'tbeenconfirmedyet  Bshehadbeenheldforonlyonehourandahalf  Ctherewereotherfamiliesinthewaitingroom  Dshecouldn'tuseherowncellphoneWelearnfromthepassagethattheauthorwouldtopreventsimilarexperiencefromhappeningagain  AwritetotheagencyBchangehername  CavoidtravelingabroadDdonothingHerexperiencesindicatethattherestillexistsintheUS  AhatredBdiscrimination  CtoleranceDdiversity Theauthorsoundsinthelastparagraph  Aimpatient  Bbitter  Cworried  DironicTEXTD  PublicspeakingfillsmostpeoplewithdreadHumiliationisthegreatestfearselfexposureandfailingtoappealtotheaudiencecomeaclosesecondWomenhateitmost,sincegirlsarepressurizedfromanearlyagetobeconcernedwithappearancesofallkinds  Mostpeoplehaveplentyofinsecurities,andthisseemslikeasituationthatwillbringthemoutIfyouwereunderpressuretobeperfect,youareterrifiedoffallinginthemostpublicofways  Whileextrovertswillfeellessfearbeforetheordeal,itdoesnotmeantheywillnecessarilydoitbetterSomeveryshypeoplemanagetoshineWhenImettheBritishcomedianJulianClary,hewasshyandcautious,yethisTVperformancesareperfect  Infact,personalityisnotthebestpredictorofwhodoesitwellRegardlessofwhatyouarelikeinreallife,thekeyseemstobetoactyourself  Actualacting,asinperformingthescrip

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