Section I Vocabulary (10 points)
There are 20 incomplete sentences in this section. For each sentence there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that best completes the sentence and mark your answers on ANSWER SHEET 1.
21.The precious manuscripts were hopelessly by long exposure in the cold, damp cellar.
A．ruined B. damaged
C. destroyed D. harmed
22. the board of the company has decided to its operation to include all aspects of the clothing business.
A. extend B. enlarge
C. expand D. amplify
23.That sound doesn’t in his language, so it’s difficult for him to pronounce it .
A. happen B. occur
C. have D. take place
24. the accommodation was cheap, but the food was very .
A. high B. costly
C. dear D. overpaid/
25.My boss insists on seeing everything in before he makes a decision.
A. black and blue B. red and blue
C. black and white D. green and yellow
26. The work is not very profitable cash, but I am getting valuable experience from it.
A. in the light of B. according to
C. on the basis of D. in terms of
27. At the meeting ,Smith argued in favor of the proposal.
A. severely B. warmly
C. forcefully D. heavily
28. His attention often at lectures, No wonder he failed the exam.
A. branched B. wondered
C. wandered D. went out
29.It’s often a mistake to appearance: that poor-looking individual is anything but
fact, he is a millionaire.
A. go over B. go by
C. go against D. go for
30. He doesn‘t seem to be able to any interest in his studies.
A. make up B. work up
C. turn up D. use up
31.Man has used metals for centuries in gradually increasing quantities but it
Industrial Revolution that they came to be employed in really vast quantities.
A. till B. until
C. not until D. not till
32. His brother had become a financier, he wanted to be.
A. who B. what
C. which D. that
33. These goods are sold at reduced prices, .
A. the defects are pointed out to the customers
B. the defects pointed out to the customers
C. the defects have been pointed out to the customers
D. the defects being pointed out to the customers
poor. In was the
34. Basic research provides the capital fund of scientific knowledge, which the applied researchers drew to give society a rich rate of interest.
A. on B. up
C. out D. to
35. I’ve kept up a friendship with a girl who I was at school twenty years ago.
A. about B. since
C. with D. till
36. is generally accepted, economical growth is determined by the smooth development of production./
A. What B. That
C. it D. As
37. The Social Security Retirement Program is made up of two trust funds, could go penniless by next year.
A. the larger one B. the larger of which
C. the largest one D. the largest of which
38. For my own part, in seems that the main requirement of an international language is that it .
A. would be easily learned B. is easily learned
C. will be easily learned D. be easily learned
39. There ought to be less anxiety over the perceived risk of getting cancer than in the public mind today.
A. exist B. exists
C. existing D. existed
40. the government is believed to be considering a law making it a crime to import any kind of weapon.
A. to pass B. to have passed
C. passing D. having passed
Section II Cloze (10 points)
Directions: Read the following text. Choose the best word(s) for each numbered blank and mark A, B, C or D on ANSWER SHEET 1.
In order to work here the foreigner needs a work permit, which must be applied for by his prospective employer. The problem here is that the Department of Employment has the right
to 41 or refuse these permits, and there is little that can be 42 about it, it would be extremely unwise 43 a foreign visitor to work without a permit, since anyone doing so is 44 to immediate deportation. There are some 45 to this rule, most notably people from the Common Market countries, who are 46
to work without permits and who are often given temporary residence permits of up to five years. Some 47 people, such as doctors, foreign journalists, authors and others, can work without permits.
The problem with the Act is not just that some of its rules are unfair but 48 it
is administered, and the people who administer it.An immigration official has the power to stop 2 visitor 49 these shores coming into the country, if this happens the visitor has the 50 to appeal to the Immigration Appeal Tribunal. While the appeals are being considered, the visitor has no choice but to wait sometimes for quite a long time.
41. A. allow B. admit C. present D. grant
42. A. made B. done C. explained D. talked
43. A. for B. to C. as D. in
44. A. apt B. likely C. liable D. inclined
45. A. exemptions B. exceptions C. excerptions D. expositions
46. A. prescribed B. qualified C. entitled D. certified
47. A. more B. fewer C. others D. other
48. A. the way B. that C. the time D. what
49. A. out of B. to C. from D. off
50. A. honor B. force C. right D. authority
Section IV Reading Comprehension (40 points)/
Directions: There are 4 passages m this part. Each passage is followed by some questions or unfinished statements. For each of them there are four choices marked , B, C, and D, you should decide on the best choice and blacken the corresponding letter on the ANSWER SHEET I with a pencil.
Questions 51 to 54 are based on the following passage:
Shoppers who have flocked to online stores for their holiday shopping are losing privacy with every mouse click, according to a new report. The study by the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center scrutinized(仔细审查)privacy policies on 100 of the most popular online shopping sites and compared those policies with a set of basic privacy principles that have come to be known as “fair information practices.”
The group found that none of the 100 sites met all of the basic criteria for privacy protection, which include giving notice of what information is collected and how it is used,
offering consumers a choice over whether the information will be used in certain ways, allowing access to data that give consumers a chance to see and correct the information collected, and instituting the kind of security measures that ensure that information won’t fall into the wrong hands.
A. the study shows that someone else would buy consumers a gift for Christmas B. The study shows that consumers’ privacy is being invaded. C. the study shows that companies want to make a Christmas list for children. D. the study shows that Santa would not bring the Christmas gifts this year. 52.Which of the following is not in the list of the basic criteria of privacy protection mentioned in paragraph 3?
A. Give notice of what in formation is collected and how it is used to consumers. B. Allow access to data that give consumers a chance to see and correct the information collected. C. Make consumers believe that the information provided by the sites is surely correct. /D. Institute the kind of security measures that ensure that the information won’t fall into the wrong hands. 53. it could be drawn from the passage that . A. the Washington-based Electronic Privacy Information Center has released at least 3 reports concerning the online privacy
B. adults cannot get any online privacy protection C. both the online privacy of children and that of adults are not protected by FTC rules
A. Mare Rosenberg’s study on self-regulation.
B. Some online problems found by a privacy group’s study.
C. Adults and children are different.
D. Online security measures.