B. Not having friends, they made the boy feel lonely.
C. Having a lot of friends, the boy felt lonely.
D. Deprived of friends, the boy felt lonely.
43.Unless someone has a key, we cannot get into the house.
A. We could not get into the house if someone had a key.
B. If someone does not have a key, we can only get into the house.
C. We can only get into the house if someone has a key.
D. If someone did not have a key, we could not get into the house.
44.Conan said to me, "If I were you, I would read different types of books in different ways."
A. Conan ordered me to read different types of books in different ways.
B. I said to Conan to read different types of books in different ways to me.
C. I read different types of books in different ways to Conan as he told me.
D. Conan advised me to read different types of books in different ways.
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined part in each of the following questions, from 45 to 51
45. There should be new measures to discourage car use in favour of public transport.
A. prevent B. encourage C. disapprove D. disconnect
46. I don’t like the way he refers to his problems obliquely.
A. directly B. indirectly C. politely D. impolitely
Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to show the underlined part that needs correction, from 47 to 51
47. The British labormovement developed asa means of improve working conditions through group efforts. A B C D 48.Poverty in the United States is noticeably different from that in the others countries.
A B C D
49.Five-credits-hour coursesare approved for thestudent's work in the major field of interest.
A B C D
50. The basic law of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division are taught to all elementary
A B C
51.On Aprial 14, 1865, an actor named John Wilkes Booth, angered by the South’s defeat in the A B C
Civil War, shot and had killed Precident Abraham Lincoln
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions, from 52 to 60
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was formed in 1935 during the height of the Great
Depression as part of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal package to bring the
economy around and provide relief for the millions of unemployed throughout the country; the goal
of the program was to maintain peoples' skills and respect by providing work to as many as possible
during this period of massive unemployment. For the eight years that the WPA was in existence
from 1935 to 1943, the WPA was responsible for providing jobs to approximately eight million
people at a cost of more than eleven billion dollars.
One of the morecontroversial programs of the WPA was the Federal Arts Project, a program to
employ artists full-time at such tasks as painting murals in libraries, theaters, train stations, and
airports; teaching various techniques of art; and preparing a comprehensive study of American
crafts. Criticism of the programcentered on what was perceived as the frivolity of supporting the
arts at a time when millions were starving, industry was sagging, farms were barren, and all that
could flourish were bankruptcy courts and soup kitchens.
52. This passage mainly discusses
A. the Great Depression B. the benefits of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal
C. the New Deal and one of its controversies
D. bankruptcy courts and soup kitchens
53. The word "package" could best be replaced by
A. carton B. secret gift C. box D. bundle of ralated items
54. According to the passage, the stated purpose of the WPA was to
A. create new American masterpieces B. raise the standard of American art
C. introduce new art techniques to the American public D. improve the economy
55. The word "massive" in line 5 is closest in meaning to
A. tremendous B. rocky C. clustered D. dangerous
56 The word "controversial" is closest in meaning to
A. disputed B. successful C. creative D. comprehensive
57. All the following probably helped to make the Federal Arts Project controversial EXCEPT that
A. the Federal Arts Project employed many who would otherwise have been out of work
B. train stations and airports were decorated with murals
C. the Federal Arts Project commissioned art works
D. a tremendous study of American crafts was produced
58. The expression "centered on" could best be replaced by
A. encircled B. located on C. focused on D. surrounded
59. When the author states that "... all that could flourish were bankruptcy courts and soup
kitchens," he or she probably means that
A. banks and restaurants did well during the Depression
B. the poor could not afford to use banks or eat soup
C. the only organizations to thrive were those that dealt with the poor
D. many restaurants declared bankruptcy during the Depression
60. Where in the passage does the author give examples of artistic jobs?
A. lines 1-6 B. lines 6-8 C. lines 9-12 D. lines 12-15
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions from 61 to 70.
The invention of the electric telegraph gave birth to the communications industry. Although Samuel B. Morse succeeded in making the invention useful in 1837, It was not until 1843 that the first telegraph line of consequence was contributed. By 1860, more than 50,000 miles of lines had connected people east of the Rockies. The following year, San Francisco was added to the network.
The national telegraph network fortified the ties between East and West and contributed to the rapid expansion of the railroads by providing and efficient means to monitors schedules and routes. Furthermore, the extension of the telegraph, combined with the invention of the steam-driven rotary printing press by Richard M. Hoe in 1846, revolutionized the world of Journalism. Where the business of news gathering had been dependent upon the mail and on hand -operated presses, the telegraph expanded the amount of information a newspaper could supply and allowed for timelier reporting. The establishment of the Associated Press as a central wire service in 1846 marked the advent of a new ers in journalism.
61. The main topic of the passage is______ .
A. the history of journalism
B. the origin of the national telegraph network
C.how the telegraph network contributed to the expansion of railroads
D. the contributions and development of the telegraph network
69. This passage would most likely be found in a_____ .
A U.S. history book B. book on trains C. science textbook D. computer magazine
70. How does the author feel about the invention of the electric telegraph?
A. indifferent B. admiring C. neutral D. uninterested
Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct word for each of the blanks, from 71 to 80
At 19, Ben Way was already a millionaire, and one of a number of teenagers who_____(71) their fortune through the Internet._____(72) makes Ben’s story all the more remarkable is that he is dyslexic, and was_____ (73)by teachers at his junior school that he would never be able to read or write properly.” I wanted to prove them_____ (74)“, says Ben, creator and director of Waysearch engine which can be used to find goods in online shopping malls.
When he was eight, his local authorities_____(75) him with a PC to help with school work. Althrough he was_____ (76)to read the manuals, he had a natural ability with the computer, and encouraged by his father, he soon began_____(77) people $ 10 an hour for his knowledge and skills. At the age of 15 he _____(78) up his own computer consultancy, Quad Computer, which he ran from his bedroom, and two years later he left school to_____(79) all his time to business.
“By this time the company had grown and needed to take_____(80) a couple of employees to help me”, says Ben.That enabled me to start doing business with bigger companies.It was his ability to consistently overcome difficult challenges that led him to win the “Young Entrepreneur of the year” award in the same year that he formed Waysearch.