26. E constructed
27. O undertaken
28. F consulted
29. M range
30. N scale
31. I eventually
32. K necessarily
33. L production
34. A cheaper
35. J height
36. K (A student’s yearly expenses on access…)
37. D (The online access codes may be seen as a way...)
38. M ( If a students takes a course again,they may have to buy a new access code to...)
39. G (McGraw Hill accounts for over one-fifth of the market share of college textbooks.)
40. B (Many traditional textbook publishers are now offering online digital products...)
41. L (One student complained that they now had to pay for access codes...)
42. H (Digital materials can cost students less than half the price of tranditional printed book...)
43. F (One student decided not to buy her access code until she received the pay for her part-time job.)
44. J (Online systems may deprive teachers of opportunities to make the best use of their expertise for their students.)
45. C (Digital access codes are criticized because they are profit-driven just...)
46. A (Seneca's thinking is still applicable today.)
47. B (It is a teaching tool under development.)
48. C (It helps them learn their academic subjects better.)
49. D (They use various ways to explain the materials.)
50. B (Their emotional involvement.)
51. D (They are better educated than their male counterparts.)
52. C (They think it needs further improving.)
53. B (Job stability and flexibility.)
54. D (The balance between work and family.)
55. A (They still view this world as one dominated by males.)
26. M pollutants
27. N restricted
28. C consequence
29. J innovation
30. F detail
31. K intended
32. L outdoor
33. B collaborating
34. I inhabitants
35. E creating
36. E (The passing cruise ships will undermine the foundations of ...)
37. J (The Italian govemment has just reached an agreement with UNESCO...)
38. G (The heritage situation in Venice has been deteriorating....)
39. C (The decrease in the number of permanent residents in Venetians...)
40. N (If tourism gets out of control ...)
41. F (UNESCO urged the Italian government to undertake its responsibility to... )
42. B (The participants in the Venetian march used shopping carts to show...)
43. L (Ignoring UNESCO's warning, he mayor of Venice maintains his support of ...)
44. D (One woman says that for decades the Italian government and local authorities have...)
45. H (UNESCO has not yet decided to put Venice on the list of...)
46. A (Not all of them are symptoms of dementia.)
47. C (Communication within our our brain weakens. )
48. A (Totally forgetting how to do one's daily routines.)
49. C (Turn to a professional for assistance.)
50. D (Staying active both physically and mentally.)
51. B (It was stolen more than once.)
52. A (They proved its authenticity.)
53. D (His acknowledgement of help from a professional.)
54. D (Make it available online.)
55. B (Radical changes in archiving practices.)
26 C cast
27 L replaced
28. F efficient
29. J professionals
30. E decorative
31. G electrified
32. I photographed
33. B approach
34. K quality
35. H identify
36. F (Aderhold is limiting the extra classes...)
37. C (White and Asian- American parents responed...)
38. I ( Suicidal thoughts have appeared in...)
39. E (Aderhold's reform of the advanced mathematics program)
40. B (Aderhold appealed for parents' support in promoting...)
41. K (One Chinese-American parent thinks the competition...)
42. H (Immigrant parents believe that academic excellence... )
43. D (Many businessmen and professionals have moved to...)
44. A (A number of students in Aderhold's school...)
45. G(The tension between Asian-American ...)
46. B Add to their sustained happiness.
47. A Earn more money.
48. C How long its positive effect lasts.
49. D Their communication with others improved.
50. A Find financial support.
51. C They all experienced terrible misfortunes.
52. B The utmost comfort passengers could enjoy.
53. A It was a mere piece of decoration.
54. D The belief that they could never sink with a double-layer body.
55. D She was retired after her naval service.
A. It is a Spanish soup
C. To make it thicker.
B. It is mainly made of vegetables.
D. It comes from a special kind of pig.
C. They do not make decent gifts.
A. They go well with different kinds of food.
C. It is Italy’s most famous type of red wine.
B. Decoding secret message.
D. They helped the U.S. army in World War Two.
A. A military code that was never broken.
C. A lot of knowledge-intensive jobs will be replaced.
D. In the personal care sector.
B. They charge high prices.
D. The tremendous changes new technology will bring to people’s lives.
C. it linked a stone pit to some waterways
B. saws used for cutting stone
A. to provide services for the stone pit.
B. Dr. Gong slipped in needles where he felt no pain
D. previous medical treatments failed to relieve his pain
C. more and more patients ask for the treatment
B. they quarreled a lot and never resolved their argument
C. Neither of them has any sisters and brothers
A. They tend to be self-assured and responsible
D. they tend to be well adjusted
1. D) She is the owner of a special cafe.
2. A) They bear a lot of similarities.
3. A) By giving them regular cleaning and injections.
4. C) They love the animal in her cafe.
5. D) It is mostly garbage.
6. B) TV commercials.
7. C) Trying to trick children into buying their products.
8. C) They seldom had junk food
9. C）Tombs of ancient rulers.
10. B) It’s hardly associated with great civilizations.
11. A ) It carries about one fifth of the world’s fresh water.
12.B) We are always in a rush to do various things.
13. C) She was accustomed to tight schedules.
14. D) Reading a book about slowing down.
15. B) She came to enjoy everyday tasks.
16. C) They pose a threat to the local ecosystem.
17. D) Their distinctions are artificial.
18. A) Only a few of them cause problems to native species.
19. A）Respect their traditional culture.
20. C) Drinking alcohol on certain days of a month.
21.D) They have a break from 2:00 to 5:30.
22. D) He had the company’s bedroom extensively renovated.
23. B) Its articles should be short and inspiring.
24 D) He treated the employees like members of his family.
25 C) Several hundred of its employees got fired.
26. K reputed
27. C characters
28. M supposed
29. E fierce
30. H obsessed
31. A campaign
32. N traditional
33. I proclamation
34. F inspired
35. L rest
36. C There are a couple of plants tough and adaptable enough...
37. H Farrant is trying to isolate genes in resurrection plants...
38. A Farmers in South Africa are more at the mercy of nature...
39. K Resurrection crops are most likely to be the choice of...
40. E Even though many plants have developed various tactics...
41. I Despite consumer resistance, researchers are pushing ahead...
42. G Most seeds can pull through dry spells and begin growing...
43. B Farrant is working hard to cultivate food crops that can...
44. F By adjusting their metabolism,resurrection plants can...
45. D Resurrection plants can come back to life in a short...
46. C store an unlimited number of human faces.
47. C To understand computers' problems with facial-recognition software.
48. D It decreases as the database size increases.
49. A They cannot easily tell apart people with near-identical appearances.
50. B There do not exist public databases with sufficient face samples.
51. B They are acting in an irrational way.
52. A impractical
53. C Choose majors that will serve society's practical needs.
54. C It is well reflected in their average starting salary.
55. D College students should fund their own education.
26. K puzzled
27. M removed
28. A chronicles
29. L remnants
30. F maximum
31. D fascinates
32. I perfect
33. J precision
34. E hypothesis
35. O slightly
36. H It is thought probable that the human brain is particularly good at...
37. C It can be concluded from experiments that the presence of peers...
38. L Students should be told that risk-taking in the classroom can be...
39. J The urge of finding a mate and getting married accounts for...
40. G According to Steinberg,the presence of peers increases the speed...
41. A Teenagers' parents are often concerned about negative peer...
42. I Activating the brain's social network involved in socially motivated...
43. F The presence of peers intensifies the feeling of rewards...
44. K When we absorb information for the purpose of imparting...
45. D Some experts are suggesting that we turn peer influence to...
46. D Rice farmers in the Ebro Delta are experiencing as hard a time as In the war.
47. D Using one evil to combat other.
48. C Its immediate priority is to bring the pest under control.
49. B It will invade other rice-growing regions of Europe.
50. A Cultivating ideal salt-resistant rice varieties.
51. A It was a painstaking effort for recording life's major events.
52. D whether it prevented people enjoying what they were doing.
53. C They are more absorbed in what catches their eye.
54. B They focus more on the exhibits when taking pictures.
55. D Even the very thought of taking a photo can have a positive effect.
26. D enabling
27. A amassed
28. N terrified
29. L smart
30. F exaggerated
31. E eventually
32. C emotional
33. B casual
34. J precious
35. O venture
36. J Modest institutions can also have successful graduates...
37. G The money the author made in high school helped pay for...
38. C The author came to see how costly college education could be...
39. K A recent study found that a graduate's salary is determined by their...
40. B The author cannot recall for sure what made certain top universities...
41. H None of the author's job interviewers cared which college...
42. N The author thinks she did the right thing in choosing...
43. A In order to be admitted to a prestigious university...
44. E The author liked her university which was not prestigious...
45. I Colleges are reluctant to admit that graduates today...
46. A It is based on questionable statistics.
47. D It is a more comprehensive measure of people's economic well-being.
48. B It neglected many important indicators of people's welfare.
49. D It can compare a country's economic conditions between different periods of time.
50. C It has not improved as much as reported by the Census Bureau.
51. D They show considerable differences in their decision-making abilities.
52. C Decision fatigue may prevent people making wise decisions.
53. B When they help others to make decisions.
54. D They refrain from trying anything new.
55. B It is likely to entail serious consequences.