1. —What’s your opinion of the movie we saw last night?
A. Not a bad idea B. I’m afraid not C. Rather boring D. Watch out
2. —You look tired after search for the missing boy.
—Yes, I’d prefer to head for bed.
A. a; the B. the; the C. a; / D. the; /
3. We Chinese must stick to One-China policy, ______ is of great importance to China.
A. that B. which C. what D. where
4. —Do you know Lily has gone to London?
—Oh. ______ I haven’t seen her these days.
A. No doubt B. No wonder C. No possible D. No chance
5. One is easy to ______ if he gets used to the surroundings quickly.
A. live B. be alive C. get along D. survive
6. This dress is too ______ for me; I prefer the plain one.
A. ordinary B. imaginary C. fancy D. common
7. She is in a poor of health, which worries her mother much.
A. position B. situation C. state D. aspect
8. 30. Scientists are in search _______ a cure ________ the disease.
A. for; for B. of; for C. of; of D. for; of
9. Don’t pretend . Your newspaper is upside down.
A. to read B. to be reading C. to have read D. reading
10. The curious boy took the watch to see how it runs.
A. apart to B. apart C. apart with D. apart on
11. —We don’t know who stole the book. What’s your opinion?
—Jack is considered it.
A. having done B. to have done C. doing D. to do
12. —Many of us have a opinion of him.
—But he is spoken of by the leaders.
A. bad; worse B. badly; highly C. bad; better D. badly; more
13. It was reported that eight policemen were sent to the forest the missing girl.
A. in search of B. search C. search of D. searched for
14. The famous foreign poet finally arrived at _____ is usually called “Shangri-La” in China and was greatly attracted by it.
A. which B. that C. the place D. what
15. My father bought me a great English dictionary, ______ of great help to my English study.
A. which I think is B. which I think it is C. which I think it D. I think which it is
Hours of Playing violent video games can 16 way the brain works, causing damage to nerve cells or 17 brain activity. The researchers said that ill effects are most obvious among the 18 . When the scientists used a high-tech scanning device to check brain function, they discovered 19 activity in the area of the brain that controls emotions as well as attention span. Moreover when the children were 20 to violent video games, there was even less activity.
The study suggests that repeated exposure to the violent video games will destroy the brain. The result is that the child can__21__ understand the real effect of violence. The facts showed that some normal teenagers who said they 22 watched violent television and 23 played violent games games had decreased activity when exposed to the violent video. The brain changes were most obvious among heavy users, which meant those who played for several 24 each day.
It was reported that the video game industry would post sales of more than #10 billion in 2002, and the fastest growing game markets 25 the games connected with violence, as compared with the previous years.
( )16. A. show B. present C. affect D. read
( )17. A. quickening B. slowing C. speeding D. widening
( )18. A. elderly B. blind C. teenagers D. disabled
( )19. A. less B. much C. more D. even
( )20. A. played B. watched C. skimmed D. exposed
( )21. A. easily B. clearly C. hardly D. nearly
( )22.A. seldom B. never C. occasionally D. frequently
( )23. A. seemingly B. regularly C. irregularly D. presently
( )24. A. minutes B. seconds C. hours D. weeks
( )25. A. purchased B. bought C. sold D. brought
Many problems and frustrations(挫折), from anger to stress, have become part of the American way of life. They may result from inadequate sleep and widespread sleep problems according to a study 26 April 2 by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF).
The study results show that while many Americans enjoy the 27 of sufficient sleep, as many as 47 million adults may be putting themselves 28 injury, and health and behaviour problems because they aren’t meeting their 29 sleep need in order to be fully alert (清醒) the next day. Such people are more likely to get 30 in traffic jams, quarrel with other people, or overeat, according to the 31 .
“The study provides new evidence that the quality and quantity of our sleep plays a significant role in our daily lives. In sum. The study results paint a new and unique 32 of Americans that shows ‘you are 33 you sleep.’” The researchers noted, “Some of the problems we face may be linked to lack of sleep or poor sleep.”
The study 34 how people described their general moods and attitudes on a typical day with their answers to a number of questions about their sleep. The conclusions suggest a direct link between more sleep and heightened daytime alertness with 35 feelings that include a sense of peace, satisfaction with life, and being full of energy. Shorter sleep periods and daytime sleepiness were related to negative moods such as anger, stress, pessimism (悲观) , and tiredness.
( )26. A. responded B. released C. dismissed D. delivered
( )27. A. benefits B. advantages C. energy D. passion
( )28 A. away from B. out of C. on the border of D. at risk for
( )29. A. urgent B. maximum C. minimum D. private
( )30. A. angry B. happy C. sleepy D. involved
( )31. A. book B. news C. findings D. theory
( )32. A. map B. picture C. figure D. pattern
( )33. A. how B. what C. when D. where
( )34. A. compared B. concluded C. contrasted D. conducted
( )35. A. such B. amazing C. negative D. positive
In 1500, the world’s population was about 435 million, today, it is 5.5billion, with more than a million children being born every day. The rapid growth in population since 1800 is largely due to improvements in food production and medical knowledge. In many part of the world, rapid population growth causes serious problems, such as food shortages and overcrowding in cities.
In 1900, on
Life expectancy is the average length of time a person is likely to live. People in wealthier countries generally have higher life expectancies than people in poorer countries.
Adult literacy rates show the number of people over the age of 15 who can read and write. The table below lists the average literacy for a variety of countries.
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( )36. According to the information, which problem is associated with rapid population growth?