Ⅰ. Vocabulary and Structure (10 points, 1 point for each item)
1. Make sure the label is firmly ______ to the parcel before you mail it.
A. attributed B. accustomed C. adjusted D. attached
2. ______leisure was generally considered a waste of time.
A. Not until recently B. Not recently
C. Until recently D. Recently until
3. Man's greatest energy comes not from his physical strength ______ his dreams.
A. except from B. yet from C. however from D. but from
4. It is ______ to avoid rich foods if you are feeling ill.
A. senseless B. sensible C. sentimental D. sensitive
5. If you are walking away from a clock tower, you will hear the ticking of the clock fade to a point ______ it cannot be heard.
A. which B. what C. where D. how
6. The moon turns round the earth, just ______ the earth circles round the sun.
A. therefore B. as C. thus D. so
7. He said he was ______ the origin of the universe.
A. speculating upon B. coinciding with
C. putting into operation D. distinguishing between
8. A good manager identifies the interest of his employees ______ his own.
A. to B. with C. for D. between
9. We have a ______ experience of continued living than any society that has preceded us anywhere.
A. very more greater B. very many greater
C. much more greater D. very much greater
10. While ______ your imagination, you should be alone and completely undisturbed .
A. exercising B. exercises C. to exercise D. exercised
Ⅱ. Cloze Test(10 points, 1 point for each item)
Business card exchanges are an important part of any international business meeting. To show how people exchange a business card, we will examine it as __11__ by an American in Japan.
First, the cards should be in English on one side and Japanese on the other. It is important that the company and title __12__ noticeably positioned. The cards should be kept in a card holder in the jacket pocket. Never keep the cards in a wallet or a pocketbook. The presentation of the card is done at the beginning of the meeting. Cards are presented __13__ the giver's name(Japanese side) __14__ the receiver. The card can be __15__ by one or preferably two hands accompanied by a slight bow. __16__ receiving a card, the receiver should study it carefully to determine the status of the person he is meeting. Since meetings usually __17__ more than one person, each card __18__ should be placed on the table in front of the receiver __19__ he can tell who he is speaking with. The receiver should avoid shuffling(摆弄) the cards, placing them in his wallet, or writing on them __20__ the giver. The business card is the symbol of the organization; therefore it should be treated with the greatest respect.
11. A. checked out B. worn out C. turned out D. carried out
12. A. be B. is C. will be D. might be
13. A. with B. for C. to D. on
14. A. faced B. facing C. faces D. face
15. A. declared B. delivered C. delayed D. despised
16. A. In B. For C. On D. With
17. A. intend B. involve C. incline D. inflict
18. A. receiving B. receive C. receives D. received
19. A. in case B. for fear C. so that D. such that
20. A. in the presence of B. in the absence of
C. in place of D. in honor of
Ⅲ. Reading Comprehension(30 points, 2 points for each item)
Questions 21 to 25 are based on the following passage.
Pigs, fishponds and crops―all housed in tall buildings. This is a vision of industrial farming in the Netherlands(荷兰). In a world concerned about the environment and transport, would it not make sense to concentrate food production next to a harbor and an airport? And since humans can live in tall buildings, why not pigs and fish?
The creative minds behind a government report suggest just this for a site at Rotterdam(鹿特丹) very close to mainland Europe's largest port.