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Questions 20 - 25 are based on the following conversation. You now have 30 seconds to read the questions 20 -25.
     20. To what student body office does the man want to be elected?
         [ A ] Senator.                                [ B ] Treasurer1.
         [C] Secretary.                              [D] President.
     21. Who is the woman?
         [A] A camp counselor2.                     [B] A candidate.
         [ C ] A radio announcer.                    [D] A campaign manager.
     22. Where will they put the posters?
         [A] In the hallways.                        [B] In the man's room.
         [C] In the cafeteria.                        [D] In the radio station.
     23. When is the radio broadcast scheduled?
         [A] In the morning.                       [B] During lunch.
         [C] In the afternoon.                       [D] During dinner.
      24. What will the man do tonight?
          [A] Make posters.                         [B] Write a speech.
          [C] Answer questions.                      [D] Study for chemistry.
      25. What will they do after chemistry class?
          [ A] Compare their lecture notes.             [ B] Review the man' s talk.
          [C] Prepare questions to ask candidates.     [D] Vote in the school election.
     You now have 60 seconds to check your answers to questions 20 -25.
     Now you have 3 minutes to transfer your answers from your test booklet to the ANSWER SHEET 1.
     That is the end of the listening comprehension section.
                              Section Ⅱ Use of English
                                        (15 minutes)
     Read the following text. Choose the best word or phrase for each numbered blank and mark A, B,C, or Don your ANSWER SHEET 1.
     In some ways, the human body is both like a furnace and like an engine. It must have fuel to produce heat as a furnace   26  . It must have fuel to produce motion and do   27   as an engine does. The nutrients3 (营养物) which   28   energy best are carbohydrates4 (碳水化合物) and fats. Protein can also be used as fuel. Minerals, vitamins, and water,   29   extremely valuable to the body, cannot be used as fuel.
     If the body takes in more carbohydrates   30   are used for energy, the   31   is stored. Two storage places are the liver (肝) and muscles. There is a   32   , however, to the amount of carbohydrates they can   33  . When they are filled and they always   34   be for you to feel your best, excess carbohydrates are changed to fat and   35   around the body.
     If the body does not take   36   a sufficient amount of food, it will use its stored fat for energy. If you   37   at all, the body would use up all the stored fats and   38   it would use its own protein in order to keep   39   as long as possible.  Therefore, the   40   amount of food you eat should be in   41   with your energy requirements. It is not necessary,   42  , for you to go   43   counting calories (卡路里l) and weighing
food. If a person is the   44   weight, it is safe to   45   that he is eating enough.
     26. [A] has           [B] needs           [C] does          [D] is
     27. [A] job            [B] function         [C] behaviour      [D] work
     28. [A] present        [B] offer             [C] supply         [D] grant
     29. [A] as            [B] since           [C] when          [D] while
     30. [A] than          [B]such            [C] which         [D] that
     31. [A] access         [B] excess           [C] assess          [D] extra
     32. [A] restriction      [B] barrier           [C] limit           [D] terminal
     33. [A] fill            [B] hold            [C] involve        [D] press
     34. [A] might         [B] would           [C] could          [D] should
     35 .[A] extended       [B] distributed       [C] separated       [D] stretched
     36. [A] in           [B] up            [C] on           [D] down
     37. [A] won 'teat     [B] mustn 't eat      [C] did not eat     [D] have not eaten
     38. [A] when         [B] but             [C] BECause       [D] then
     39. [A] alike          [B] alive            [C] asleep         [ D] awake
     40. [A] general        [B] overall           [C] usual          [D] total
     41. [A] contact         [B] accordance       [C] contrast        [D] line
     42. [A] anyhow        [B] otherwise        [C] moreover       [D] however
     43. [A] around         [ B ] away             [ C ] after        [ D ] against
     44. [A] exact          [B] same            [C] right          [D] accurate
     45. [A] imagine       [B] remind          [C] recommend     [D] suppose
                       Section Ⅲ Reading Comprehension
                               (40 minutes)
                                 Part A
     Read the following three texts. Answer the questions on each text by choosing A, B, C or D. Mark your answers on the ANSWER SHEET by drawing a thick line across the corresponding letter in the brackets.
                           Text I
The automobile6 has many advantages. Above all, it offers people freedom to go wherever and whenever they want to go. The basic purpose of a motor vehicle is to get from point A to point B as cheaply, quickly, and safely as possible. However, to most people, cars are also personal fantasy machines that serve as symbols of power, success, speed, excitement, and adventure.
In addition, much of the world ' s economy is built on producing motor vehicles and supplying roads, services, and repairs for those vehicles. Half of the world' s paychecks are auto5 related. In the United States, one of every six dollars spent and one of every six non-farm jobs are connected to the automobile or related industries, such as oil, steel, rubber, plastics, automobile services, and highway construction.
In spite of their advantages, motor vehicles have many harmful effects on human lives and on air, water, land, and wildlife resources. The automobile may be the most destructive machine ever invented. Though we tend to deny it, riding in cars is one of the most dangerous things we do in our daily lives.
Since 1885, when Karl Benz built the first automobile, almost 18 million people have been killed by motor vehicles. Every year, cars and trucks worldwide kill an average of 250,000 people-as many as were killed in the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki-and injure or permanently7 disable ten million more. Half of the world ' s people will be involved in an auto accident at some time during their lives.
 Since the automobile was introduced, almost three million Americans have been killed on the highways-about twice the number of Americans killed on the battlefield in all U.S. wars. In addition to the tragic8 loss of life, these accidents cost American society about $60 billion annually9 in lost income and in insurance, administrative10, and legal expenses.
 Streets that used to be for people are now for cars. Pedestrians11 and people riding bicycles in the streets are subjected to noise, pollution, stress, and danger.
Motor vehicles are the largest source of air pollution, producing a haze12 of smog over the world ' s cities. In the United States, they produce at least 50% of the country's air pollution.
       46. Cars represent people' s _________.
           [A] occupation                         [ B] identity
           [C] life style                           [D] fame
      47. According to the passage, the average number of people killed annually in traffic accidents
          around the world is __________.
          [A] 18 million                         [B] 250,000
          [ C ] half of the world ' s population       [ D] 60 million
      48. A serious environmental problem resulting from automobiles13 is _________.
          [ A ] tragic loss of life                     [ B ] traffic jams
          [ C ] air pollution                          [ D ] mental stress
      49. It can be inferred from this passage that automobiles _________.
          [ A ] are an important part of the world ' s economy
          [ B ] are becoming less dangerous
          [ C ] will produce less air pollution in the future
          [ D ] are killing14 more people in recent years than in the past
      50. The title that suits the passage best is _________.
          [ A ] Automobile and Economy
          [B] Automobile and the Environment
          [ C ] The Problems with the Automobile
          [D] Advantages and Disadvantages of the Automobile


1 treasurer VmHwm     
  • Mr. Smith was succeeded by Mrs.Jones as treasurer.琼斯夫人继史密斯先生任会计。
  • The treasurer was arrested for trying to manipulate the company's financial records.财务主管由于试图窜改公司财政帐目而被拘留。
2 counselor czlxd     
  • The counselor gave us some disinterested advice.顾问给了我们一些无私的忠告。
  • Chinese commercial counselor's office in foreign countries.中国驻国外商务参赞处。
3 nutrients 6a1e1ed248a3ac49744c39cc962fb607     
n.(食品或化学品)营养物,营养品( nutrient的名词复数 )
  • a lack of essential nutrients 基本营养的缺乏
  • Nutrients are absorbed into the bloodstream. 营养素被吸收进血液。 来自《简明英汉词典》
4 carbohydrates 001f0186d1ea717492c413ca718f2635     
n.碳水化合物,糖类( carbohydrate的名词复数 );淀粉质或糖类食物
  • The plant uses the carbohydrates to make cellulose. 植物用碳水化合物制造纤维素。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • All carbohydrates originate from plants. 所有的碳水化合物均来自植物。 来自辞典例句
5 auto ZOnyW     
  • Don't park your auto here.别把你的汽车停在这儿。
  • The auto industry has brought many people to Detroit.汽车工业把许多人吸引到了底特律。
6 automobile rP1yv     
  • He is repairing the brake lever of an automobile.他正在修理汽车的刹车杆。
  • The automobile slowed down to go around the curves in the road.汽车在路上转弯时放慢了速度。
7 permanently KluzuU     
  • The accident left him permanently scarred.那次事故给他留下了永久的伤疤。
  • The ship is now permanently moored on the Thames in London.该船现在永久地停泊在伦敦泰晤士河边。
8 tragic inaw2     
  • The effect of the pollution on the beaches is absolutely tragic.污染海滩后果可悲。
  • Charles was a man doomed to tragic issues.查理是个注定不得善终的人。
9 annually VzYzNO     
  • Many migratory birds visit this lake annually.许多候鸟每年到这个湖上作短期逗留。
  • They celebrate their wedding anniversary annually.他们每年庆祝一番结婚纪念日。
10 administrative fzDzkc     
  • The administrative burden must be lifted from local government.必须解除地方政府的行政负担。
  • He regarded all these administrative details as beneath his notice.他认为行政管理上的这些琐事都不值一顾。
11 pedestrians c0776045ca3ae35c6910db3f53d111db     
n.步行者( pedestrian的名词复数 )
  • Several pedestrians had come to grief on the icy pavement. 几个行人在结冰的人行道上滑倒了。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • Pedestrians keep to the sidewalk [footpath]! 行人走便道。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
12 haze O5wyb     
  • I couldn't see her through the haze of smoke.在烟雾弥漫中,我看不见她。
  • He often lives in a haze of whisky.他常常是在威士忌的懵懂醉意中度过的。
13 automobiles 760a1b7b6ea4a07c12e5f64cc766962b     
n.汽车( automobile的名词复数 )
  • When automobiles become popular,the use of the horse and buggy passed away. 汽车普及后,就不再使用马和马车了。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • Automobiles speed in an endless stream along the boulevard. 宽阔的林荫道上,汽车川流不息。 来自《现代汉英综合大词典》
14 killing kpBziQ     
  • Investors are set to make a killing from the sell-off.投资者准备清仓以便大赚一笔。
  • Last week my brother made a killing on Wall Street.上个周我兄弟在华尔街赚了一大笔。