Unit 2

Unit 2 Quiz

1、Which of the following is NOT the identity of William Shakespeare?
    A、A poet
    B、A novelist
    C、A playwright
    D、A dramatist

2、In 1953, Winston Churchill was awarded the Nobel Prize in ________.
    A、Peace
    B、Physiology
    C、Literature
    D、Economic Sciences

3、The parents’ generation lived in an era of constraints, restraints and________.
    A、openness
    B、eagerness
    C、haste
    D、respect

4、How do young people today handle relationships with the opposite sex?
    A、They focus on inner charm.
    B、They enter relationships under the pressure of lust.
    C、They value intimacy and emotion.
    D、They tend to give more instead of asking for more.

5、Which of the following is NOT an example of simile?
    A、The assignment was a breeze.
    B、He is as cunning as a fox.
    C、Her cheeks are red like a rose.
    D、The soldiers are as brave as lions.

6、Bertrand Russell is a (an) ______ philosopher, mathematician and writer.
    A、American
    B、Australian
    C、British
    D、French

7、Which of the following is NOT the author’s description of love?
    A、an emotion which defies definition.
    B、a feeling that can only be felt and not described.
    C、an overwhelming joy that comes together with sadness.
    D、a relationship which demands as much take as give.

8、Which of the following is NOT mentioned when the author describes her countless crushes in school?
    A、salesman at a supermarket
    B、math teacher
    C、neighbor’s son
    D、best friend’s brother

9、Which of the following is NOT used to describe a mature love relationship?
    A、loads of sharing and caring
    B、pleasures of the flesh
    C、a meeting of minds
    D、a lot of understanding

10、Which of the following is used to describe the younger generation?
    A、the quiet and unpretentious looks
    B、openness and fading lines of proximity
    C、the shy glance
    D、an era of constraints and restraints

11、Some of the old _____ about the space age are coming true.
    A、delusions
    B、nightmares
    C、impressions
    D、fantasies

12、She cut her hair short and tried to _____ herself as a man.
    A、disguise
    B、decorate
    C、fabricate
    D、fake

13、The student could not _____ what the teacher was trying to explain.
    A、grip
    B、seize
    C、grasp
    D、snatch

14、He ran so fast that he was out of _____.
    A、air
    B、breath
    C、oxygen
    D、wind

15、Tibet, the second largest province of China, is _____ in uranium and underground thermal power.
    A、wealthy
    B、abundant
    C、adequate
    D、sufficient

16、The young couple were quite excited by the _____ of having their first child.
    A、perspective
    B、future
    C、prospect
    D、foresight

17、So many children have bought the balloons that the store is now out of _____.
    A、stuff
    B、material
    C、stock
    D、staff

18、Christmas is a Christian holy day celebrated on December 25th _____ the birth of Jesus Christ.
    A、in honor of
    B、in favor of
    C、in terms of
    D、in accordance with

19、Your _____ is the round of things that you usually do each day.
    A、practice
    B、habit
    C、custom
    D、routine

20、To our delight, she quickly _____ herself to the new situation.
    A、adapted
    B、exposed
    C、acquainted
    D、devoted

21、The manager gave the salesgirl an accusing look for her _____ attitude toward customers.
    A、straightforward
    B、partial
    C、favorable
    D、hostile

22、With the joint effort of everyone, the plan is _____ to succeed.
    A、obvious
    B、bound
    C、doubtless
    D、necessary

23、The _____ arrival of the policemen saved the people in the house from being burnt.
    A、alert
    B、urgent
    C、prompt
    D、delayed

24、The youngest child is thoroughly _____ because they always give him whatever he wants.
    A、spoiled
    B、wasted
    C、destroyed
    D、uneducated

25、Nancy was surprised that they have _____, because they seemed to be a happy couple.
    A、split up
    B、broken down
    C、fallen through
    D、knocked out

26、Love to some is like a _____. To some as strong as steel.

27、The course of true love never did run ______.

28、To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts _____.

29、Given the busy nature of our lives, it is to be _________ that we even find the time to indulge in matters of the heart.

30、Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl—no superior _______ has yet been found.

31、It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the _______.

Unit 3

Unit 3 Quiz

1、The President failed to fulfill his ____ to his voters and failed in his second term
    A、duty
    B、words
    C、commitment
    D、trust

2、He ____ the map and tried to find out which way to go.
    A、unfolded
    B、regulated
    C、surpassed
    D、grasped

3、Their relationship ____ since their graduation to two different cities.
    A、broke in
    B、broke down
    C、browk out
    D、broke up

4、Friends are forever comforts. _____ I go, their care follows.
    A、Whenever
    B、Wherever
    C、Whoever
    D、However

5、Could you give the ____ of this word in a brief way?
    A、notion
    B、ground
    C、commitment
    D、utility

6、The _____ for the relationship between the young is believed to be pleasure.
    A、basic
    B、commitment
    C、ground
    D、understanding

7、“When we approach the notion of friendship, our first problem is that…” (Para. 1),here “notion” means ______.
    A、idea
    B、meaning
    C、view
    D、opinion

8、When speaking of “friendship based on utility”,Aristotle believed this kind of friendship was _____.
    A、impermanent
    B、stable
    C、beneficial
    D、mutual

9、After careful exam, the expert claimed that this painting was _____.
    A、true
    B、real
    C、right
    D、genuine

10、The government has very strict rules _____ the use of chemicals in food.
    A、guiding
    B、limiting
    C、regulating
    D、prohibiting

11、I’ll borrow ______ tent you are not using now.
    A、whichever
    B、whatever
    C、however
    D、whosever

12、As the saying _____, there is no such thing as a free lunch.
    A、says
    B、promises
    C、goes
    D、runs

13、Today’s culture is ______ “fast food culture”, in which people pursue the greatest satisfaction within the shortest time.
    A、looked as
    B、described as
    C、taken as
    D、founded as

14、O Henry is a famous novelist who is known for the ____ ending in his short stories.
    A、comic
    B、unexpected
    C、sudden
    D、sad

15、The two images in After Twenty Years impress the readers deeply due to O Henry’s great effort in describing people’s _____.
    A、personalities
    B、emotion
    C、appearance
    D、environment

16、Which of the following is not O. Henry’s representative work?
    A、The twelfth night
    B、The last leaf
    C、The gift of the Maggie
    D、The cops and the anthem

17、He was ____ arrest when drugs were found in his bag at the customs.
    A、at
    B、in
    C、on
    D、under

18、Which of the following explains Jimmy, the policeman in After Twenty Years, would not arrest his friend in person?
    A、He didn’t recognize the person as a criminal wanted.
    B、He felt ashamed to arrest his friend.
    C、He was not feeling good to arrest his once best friend in person.
    D、He felt scared to arrest his friend

19、Ancient scholars classified friendship into three types, respectively they are friendship based on utility, on pleasure and on goodness.

20、Friendship based on goodness is rare because it requires time and intimacy.

21、Only those who prove themselves worthy of love and trust to each other can become good friends.

22、Cicero believed that only those who are not greedy, who are pure and who are brave can be good friends.

23、A friend is like a mirror from which you can know yourself better.

24、The moral excellence of friendship involves self-development in sympathy, concern and care.

25、Friendship based on utility often happens between the old because they need to develop each other.

26、According to the author, friendship based on pleasure is easy to _______.

27、“Goodness” in the text can be understood as ______.

28、Both Aristotle and Cicero believed that genuine friendship only happened between ______.

29、From the perspective of writing, this article takes ______ as a major way to present different classic views on friendship.

30、Virtuous friends are bound by _______________, which involves a high level of development and expression of the altruistic emotions of sympathy, concern and care.

31、According to Cicero, in true friendship, those who possess any superiority must regard themselves as ______ of those who are less fortunate.

Unit 4

Unit 4 Quiz

1、How did Hitler view German athletes during the 1936 Olympic Games held in Berlin?
    A、He considered German athletes the most smart ones.
    B、He considered German athletes the master race.
    C、He considered German athletes the champions of sports.
    D、He considered German athletes the most handsome ones.

2、Which event was Owens expected to win easily?
    A、200-meter race
    B、broad jump
    C、50-meter swimming
    D、marathon

3、Which of the following might NOT be used to describe Luz Long?
    A、He had a muscular figure and handsome face.
    B、He was a sophomore at Ohio State University.
    C、He disagreed with the master race theory.
    D、He helped Owens calm down.

4、Why did everyone expect Owens to win the Olympic Event?
    A、Because he had won the Olympic Gold Medal before.
    B、Because he was a genius and had beat Luz Long before.
    C、Because he had trained hard for 6 years and set the world record.
    D、Because he had a good coach and was trained crazily.

5、Where did the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held?
    A、Berlin
    B、Athens
    C、Moscow
    D、Washington

6、“Something must be eating you” means:
    A、You are going to be eaten.
    B、You are delicious.
    C、You are crashed.
    D、You are upset.

7、“Take pains” means:
    A、Be very painful
    B、Try hard
    C、Bring pains to others
    D、Ignore difficulties

8、Which of the following is NOT the description of Pierre de Couberlin?
    A、He is a French historian.
    B、He is the founder of the modern Olympic Games.
    C、He is a champion in the 1936 Olympic Games.
    D、He speaks highly of the Olympic spirit.

9、To what did Owens compare his friendship with Long?
    A、He compared it to a diamond.
    B、He compared it to a gold medal.
    C、He compared it to a painting
    D、He compared it to a Cadillac

10、Which of the following is NOT the Olympic Spirit revealed by Luz Long?
    A、Participation is more meaningful than winning gold medals
    B、Bringing out one's best is the original intention of holding the Olympic Games.
    C、Enjoying the process of taking parting the sports is more significant.
    D、Being the Champion and bringing honor to the country is the key point.

11、The professor paused to consult his notes, and then ________ to ask us some more questions.
    A、proceeded
    B、stopped
    C、skipped
    D、resumed

12、In order to win in the school track and field meeting, he __________ himself to practice running every day.
    A、pushed
    B、maintained
    C、disciplined
    D、afforded

13、Their team failed to _______ for the World Cup even though they had trained like crazy.
    A、pass
    B、qualify
    C、participate
    D、join

14、In the race he will ________ against world-class runners, which is a real challenge to him.
    A、fight
    B、run
    C、beat
    D、compete

15、The tourists were___ by a guide when they were visiting the Great Wall.
    A、preceded
    B、processed
    C、proceeded
    D、proposed

16、The captain ___ the passengers about the strength.
    A、ensured
    B、assured
    C、reassured
    D、insured

17、In a few moments the vinegar will __ and so will your odors(气味).
    A、evaporate
    B、vanish
    C、disappear
    D、fade

18、Attorneys(律师)for the indicted officers tried to delay the ______ .
    A、try
    B、trial
    C、experiment
    D、test

19、He got rather drunk and made a ___ of himself .
    A、show
    B、joke
    C、fool
    D、fun

20、Successful are those who are willing to take ___ to work hard.
    A、time
    B、pains
    C、turns
    D、back

21、Ben Franklin was one of the ___ of the American Republic.
    A、patriarchs
    B、initiators
    C、originators
    D、founders

22、He failed to _______ a new record, but it was a good attempt.
    A、set
    B、make
    C、keep
    D、have

23、The dollar fell to within a hair's breadth of its ___ low.
    A、all time
    B、all the time
    C、all-time
    D、all

24、The party ___ to be very successful.
    A、turn out
    B、turn on
    C、turn up
    D、turn into

25、The ___of studying music can help children develop good work habits
    A、discipline
    B、train
    C、develop
    D、practice

26、Jesse Owens was a ______ athlete from America.

27、When the time came for the broad-jump trials, Jesse was surprised to see Luz, because _________ had Luz under wraps.

28、Jesse made several mistakes during the trials, because he was ________ at the master race theory.

29、Luz Long himself didn’t believe in the ___________ business.

30、Luz Long was the perfect example of the Olympic _________.

31、Jesse Owens and Luz Long became lifelong ________ during the 1936 Olympic Games.

Unit 5

Unit 5 Quiz

1、Which quote is said by Francis Bacon?
    A、Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
    B、A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison.
    C、Money is the most envied but least enjoyed.
    D、Giving is the secret of a healthy life.

2、You should ______ yourself with the social norms in the States before you go there to further your education .
    A、enjoy
    B、alter
    C、familiarize
    D、teach

3、I want to live in a community where it is free from ______.
    A、promises
    B、prejudice
    C、diseases
    D、stereotypes

4、The police are ______ to the public for detailed information about the murderer.
    A、appealing
    B、requesting
    C、demanding
    D、ordering

5、The car that had been following ours suddenly ______ and overtook us.
    A、decelerate
    B、halted
    C、accelerated
    D、malfunctioned

6、It is morally improper to ______ Jason because he is mentally retarded.
    A、isolate
    B、love
    C、respect
    D、admire

7、I often buy ______ food. They may not be fresh, but it’s really time-saving.
    A、processed
    B、uncooked
    C、disposable
    D、stale

8、In the past three years, she stayed at home taking care of her baby. She is hoping to ______ her career soon.
    A、change
    B、quit
    C、abandon
    D、resume

9、He ______ such bad habits as smoking and drinking when he was fifteen, and now it is hard for him to get rid of them.
    A、contracted
    B、renounced
    C、abandoned
    D、resented

10、Behavioural scientists long attributed such differences ______ personal eccentricities or early conditioning.
    A、for
    B、of
    C、to
    D、at

11、His total ______ of the subject is truly surprising. How come he knows nothing about it?
    A、ignorance
    B、oblivion
    C、insight
    D、commitment

12、If one child gets sick with chicken-pox, the rest of the children in the same kindergarten will be exposed to the danger of being ______.
    A、touched
    B、damaged
    C、contained
    D、infected

13、He almost failed the math exam, but his twin brother by ______, did very well.
    A、means
    B、accident
    C、mistake
    D、contrast

14、The doctors in the hospital have ______ the cause of his illness to an unknown virus.
    A、ascribed
    B、distributed
    C、discovered
    D、resulted

15、The letter was full of ______ and she decided to show it to the police.
    A、threats
    B、danger
    C、hatred
    D、concern

16、James took the books off the little shelf to make room ______ the new photo frame.
    A、towards
    B、for
    C、of
    D、in

17、The government is appealing ______ everyone to save water.
    A、to
    B、for
    C、of
    D、in

18、She racked her brain to think out how to ______ her health.
    A、raise
    B、improve
    C、lift
    D、ruin

19、Nowadays people still hold strong prejudice ______ unmarried mothers.
    A、for
    B、at
    C、against
    D、of

20、I was impressed by the ______ with which she handled crisis.
    A、efficiency
    B、efficacy
    C、effectiveness
    D、effect

21、Let’s take full ______ of the sports facilities in our college while we are studying here.
    A、chance
    B、issue
    C、advantage
    D、priority

22、Mountain-climbing is not quite suitable for old people because it is ______ demanding.
    A、mentally
    B、ideologically
    C、physically
    D、emotionally

23、A new book about healthy food was ______ last week.
    A、issued
    B、reported
    C、taken down
    D、made

24、In this way, what we actually do ______ with our body’s natural rhythm and we achieve our best as predicted.
    A、resumes
    B、happens
    C、changes
    D、coincides

25、It is the hospital’s policy to ______ any patient who is suffering from an infectious disease.
    A、receive
    B、inoculate
    C、reject
    D、isolate

26、____ scientists long attributed such differences to personal eccentricities or early conditioning.

27、____ patterns can be made to work for you.

28、You have to coordinate the demands of your activities with your ____ capacities.

29、____ should be your largest meal of the day for effective dieting.

30、Once you have familiarized yourself with your patterns, you can take advantage of ____ techniques to improve your health and productivity.

31、____ in sleep and waking times is the greatest cause of sleep problems.

Unit 6

Unit 6 Quiz

1、According to Abraham Maslow's theory which is the basic need of human?
    A、Physical needs.
    B、Safety
    C、Love
    D、Self-actualization

2、Who is Morrie Schartz?.
    A、Sociology professor.
    B、The founder of CNN.
    C、Student from Brandeis University
    D、A philanthropist.

3、Whose story did Mitch bring to Morrie?
    A、Ted Turner
    B、Michael Jordan
    C、Aristotle
    D、Franklin D. Roosevelt

4、How did Morrie propose his suggestion to get happiness?
    A、By answering Mitch's question.
    B、By answering his own question.
    C、By writing an essay.
    D、By giving a speech.

5、What have American people been brainwashed into believing according to Morrie?
    A、It is good to own things.
    B、It is good to be healthy.
    C、It is good to be forgetful.
    D、It is good to be at leisure.

6、Which of the following sentences doesn’t use euphemism?
    A、A few years ago, I taught emotionally disturbed teenagers in a group home .
    B、US considering fresh military action in Libya over Isis threat.
    C、He was enchanted by the idea.
    D、For even if the party was economical with the truth during its campaign, few Hungarians should be surprised at the drastic measures.

7、What confusion did Morrie find in American people in general?
    A、They cannot distinguish between what they want and what they need.
    B、They want a chocolate sundae.
    C、They don't need the latest sports car.
    D、They don't need the biggest house.

8、Why does Mitch say that Morrie's house had "changed so drastically"?
    A、Because it became out-dated.
    B、Because it was filled with friendly people and love.
    C、Because it got redecorated.
    D、Because it had been improved and upgraded.

9、What does the phrase "those things" in paragraph 15 refer to?
    A、It refers to things that you want to gobble up but you don't really need.
    B、It refers to the biggest house.
    C、It refers to the latest sports car.
    D、All the above.

10、According to Morrie, what is not exactly we need to offer to get satisfaction?
    A、Money
    B、Time
    C、Concern
    D、Storytelling

11、Why is it important for Morrie to hear other people's problems when he was suffering so much himself?
    A、Because he lives on other people's bitterness.
    B、Because he is envious of others' belongs.
    C、Because by giving people his time and making them smile, Morrie felt alive, almost as healthy as ever.
    D、Because he is used to helping others.

12、What was Mitch's pursuit according to the text?
    A、Bigger house and nicer toys.
    B、More property.
    C、A new piece of property.
    D、Something that gives you purpose and meaning.

13、We ____________honey for sugar in making the cake and it tasted much better.
    A、take
    B、place
    C、get
    D、substitute

14、Which of the following explains "beyond one's grasp"?
    A、Beyond one's control
    B、Beyond one's understanding
    C、Beyond one's reach
    D、Beyond one's means

15、Which of the following explains " economical with the truth "?
    A、Concise
    B、Wordy
    C、Lying
    D、Useless facts

16、What does "an open heart" mean in the last sentence of Paragraph 23?
    A、Devoting yourself to loving others.
    B、Devoting yourself to your community.
    C、Being candid and ready to help others.
    D、All of the above.

17、According to Morrie, what will one get if he does the kind of things that come from the heart.
    A、Extremely happy.
    B、Dissatisfied.
    C、Envious.
    D、Longing for somebody else's things.

18、What can you infer from the text about Morrie's philosophy of life?
    A、To Morrie, spiritual richness is as precious as material wealth.
    B、Happiness comes from material wealth.
    C、We can never substitute material thins for love and happiness.
    D、All of the above.

19、Which of the following words best fill in the sentence? It's difficult for us to __________ these statistics without knowing how they were obtained.
    A、interpret
    B、grab
    C、scale
    D、purchase

20、I still cried _____ his misfortune and prayed for him even though he's hurt me so deeply.
    A、upon
    B、for
    C、over
    D、about

21、I didn't find the film exciting. ___________, I nearly fell asleep through it !
    A、Unfortunately
    B、On the contrary
    C、However
    D、What's more

22、She wrote down all the things she planned to do and crossed them_____ one by one after she did them.
    A、off
    B、of
    C、out
    D、down

23、The old lady lives alone; some of his nephews ___________ to see her occasionally.
    A、drop by
    B、visit
    C、pay a visit
    D、drop in

24、He is such a showy guy. All he did is to _______________ his new car.
    A、replace
    B、blow away
    C、brag
    D、show off

25、No one should be ____________________ because of his origin, appearance or education.
    A、looked down upon
    B、looked up high
    C、excluded
    D、eliminated

26、Blank filling with one of the given words. envious interpret snatch fearful of overwhelmed with honest with It's difficult for us to ________these statistics without knowing how they were obtained.

27、Blank filling with one of the given words. envious interpret snatch fearful of overwhelmed with honest with He ________ the photos from my hand before I had a chance to look at them.

28、Blank filling with one of the given words. envious interpret snatch fearful of overwhelmed with honest with To be ________ you , I don't like his casual style of speaking. It was not appropriate for the occasion.

29、Blank filling with one of the given words. envious interpret snatch fearful of overwhelmed with honest with When I started my office job, I was completely __________ the paperwork: filling in forms, writing emails, minutes and reports for the department. What a load!

30、Blank filling with one of the given words. envious interpret snatch fearful of overwhelmed with honest with Being __________ running into that mad man, Emily didn't take her usual way to the company.

31、Blank filling with one of the given words. envious interpret snatch fearful of overwhelmed with honest with 1. How _________ I am that he can attain whatever he desires while I can't!

Unit 7

Unit 7 Quiz

1、Which of the following is not related to annotation?
    A、Arrows
    B、Highlighting
    C、Asterisk
    D、Abstract

2、What figure of speech is adopted in the sentence “Part of the student body was a beanpole with hair on top who came into my class…”?
    A、Simile
    B、Contrast
    C、Metaphor
    D、Hyperbole

3、“To show more than tell” is to write in a manner that allows the reader to experience the story through a character’s ___________.
    A、action and words
    B、senses and feelings
    C、thoughts
    D、All of the above

4、Which of the following is NOT an example of Metonymy?
    A、Will the kids ever get to hear Bach?
    B、Read Homer and your mind includes a piece of Homer’s mind.
    C、If you have no time for Shakespeare, … then you have no business being in college.
    D、Part of the reading for the freshman English course was Hamlet.

5、Which of the following is NOT part of the Six Arts in ancient Chinese culture?
    A、Logic, history and philosophy.
    B、Music, calligraphy and archery.
    C、Chariot racing and rites.
    D、Chariot racing, mathematics and rites.

6、The total expense for our three-day trip comes to $360 which __________ at 120 per day.
    A、comes
    B、costs
    C、averages out
    D、spends

7、Having ___ over the company for 30 years, he has witnessed all its ups and downs.
    A、presided
    B、implemented
    C、associated
    D、reconciled

8、In college his major was biology, but now he _____ in the sale of computers.
    A、studies
    B、specializes
    C、suffices
    D、focuses

9、What is the definition of synecdoche?
    A、Using an idea to stand in for a saying.
    B、Writing a sentence where the words start with the same letter.
    C、Using part of something to represent the whole.
    D、Comparing two unlike things to one another.

10、In the following sentence, “Dan loves to take his boat out on the waves”, what word is an example of synecdoche?
    A、Dan
    B、out
    C、boat
    D、waves

11、What a shame that our experiment failed! It was, _____, worth trying.
    A、nevertheless
    B、moreover
    C、otherwise
    D、whereabout

12、No words will ______ to convey his deep grief at the death of his beloved daughter.
    A、hold
    B、suffice
    C、pursue
    D、certify

13、Without any training or experience, how could the young man preside ___ such a big company?
    A、on
    B、with
    C、over
    D、in

14、What’s the attitude of the author towards the pharmacy student’s purpose in life?
    A、Scornful
    B、Positive
    C、Neutral
    D、Indifferent

15、In Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s words, “We are born weak, we need ______; helpless, we need ____; foolish, we need reason.”
    A、power… help…
    B、strength…power…
    C、power… aid…
    D、strength…aid…

16、William Shakespeare's greatest tragedies are: Hamlet, ______, King Lear and ______.
    A、Romeo and Juliet; Othello
    B、The Tempest; Macbeth
    C、Othello; Macbeth
    D、Othello; Henry IV

17、Workers usually demand high wages while the boss always seeks high profits—it’s almost impossible to ___________ these two aims.
    A、reconcile
    B、implement
    C、associate
    D、preside

18、Which one is NOT true about John A. Ciardi?
    A、He’s an Irish poet.
    B、He resigned his professorship in 1961.
    C、He’s an etymologist.
    D、He’s a contributor to The New Yorker magazine.

19、Who translated the English-language version of Dante’s “The Divine Comedy”?
    A、William Shakespeare
    B、John Ciardi
    C、E. B. White
    D、Frederic Ogden Nash

20、___________ everyone in your class knows that the party has been put off until next week.
    A、To this end
    B、To see that
    C、See to it that
    D、It sees that

21、Now that both Julie and her husband have lost their jobs, how will they ____ their sons and daughters?
    A、rear
    B、negotiate
    C、associate
    D、reconcile

22、He has his own _____ style of solving problems which you’ll soon get used to.
    A、peculiar
    B、indispensable
    C、critical
    D、especial

23、A _____ human mind is, in essence, one that contains many such lives and many such words.
    A、civil
    B、civilian
    C、civilized
    D、cultivating

24、Among the following persons, whose nationality is Irish?
    A、Albert Einstein
    B、William Shakespeare
    C、W. B. Yeats
    D、Geoffrey Chaucer

25、This is the storehouse of our company and customers ___________ entering it.
    A、have business
    B、have no business
    C、have not business
    D、have none business

26、Robert Maynard Hutchins once said, “The _____ of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives.”

27、John Adams once said, “There are two types of education… One should teach us how to ____ __ _______, and the other how to live.”

28、__________ means to add notes to a book or text, giving explanations or comments.

29、_______ is a figure of speech that replaces the name of a thing with the name of something else which it is closely associated.

30、The figure of speech, _______, refers to a thing by the name of one of its parts.

31、Yale is committed to the idea of a ______ _______ education through which students think and learn across disciplines, literally liberating or freeing the mind to its fullest potential.

Unit 8

Unit 8 Quiz

1、What does the color red symbolize in western culture?
    A、A. Auspice
    B、B. Omen
    C、C. Revolution
    D、D. Rebirth

2、Why does the author call culture shock a kind of ailment?
    A、A. It’s infectious in many workplaces.
    B、B. It has symptoms and cure.
    C、C. It can only be solved by psychiatrist.
    D、D. It is able to make a person unconscious.

3、Why do people usually feel anxious in a new environment?
    A、A. Because they are often treated unfairly and rudely.
    B、B. Because they are excessively homesick.
    C、C. Because they are unfamiliar with surroundings.
    D、D. Because they don’t know how to speak native language.

4、Which of the following statements is correct?
    A、A. Culture shock only happens when a man travels to a different country.
    B、B. Culture shock often disappears by itself after a long period of time.
    C、C. Culture shock has a greater impact on adults than on kids.
    D、D. Culture shock may cause negative emotional problems.

5、What is the first phase of culture shock according to the author?
    A、A. Sadness.
    B、B. Rejection.
    C、C. Confusion.
    D、D. Tiredness.

6、What is the nature of culture according to the text?
    A、A. It is the product of history.
    B、B. It is unstable and changeable.
    C、C. It is stubborn.
    D、D. It is decided by language.

7、What determines whether a child uses chopsticks or a fork to eat?
    A、A. His parents.
    B、B. His nationality.
    C、C. His age.
    D、D. His learning.

8、What does the word “regression” (Para. 3) mean?
    A、A. Frustration.
    B、B. Homesickness.
    C、C. Anxiety.
    D、D. Agony.

9、What will happen if you criticize a person’s country?
    A、A. He will criticize you.
    B、B. He will criticize your country.
    C、C. He will think you are criticizing him.
    D、D. He will feel nothing.

10、Which of the following is not a solution to culture shock mentioned in the text?
    A、A. Get to know the people.
    B、B. Find out what people do.
    C、C. Know about their interests.
    D、D. Visit local families frequently.

11、What is author’s advice at the end of the article?
    A、A. Try hard to fix in the native speakers.
    B、B. Improve your second language.
    C、C. Respect your own culture.
    D、D. Do your utmost to overcome culture shock.

12、No matter how good you are at handling culture shock, remember that you are always ______.
    A、A. an outsider
    B、B. an amateur
    C、C. a learner
    D、D. a beginner

13、What is the most attractive hair color to western people?
    A、A. Blond.
    B、B. Brown.
    C、C. Gray.
    D、D. Black.

14、Why do Chinese people always make disparaging remarks about themselves when they are complimented?
    A、A. They are honest.
    B、B. They are shy.
    C、C. They are humble.
    D、D. They are hypocritical.

15、In the movie, what is the thing the young American man should not do at the dinner in a Chinese family?
    A、A. Eat with fork and knife.
    B、B. Talk loudly.
    C、C. Comment on dishes.
    D、D. Use English.

16、Why do American children call their parents by name directly?
    A、A. They are not afraid of parents.
    B、B. They are seen as adults by everyone.
    C、C. They feel closer with each other.
    D、D. They don’t respect their parents.

17、Which one is not included in the symbols and signs of social intercourse?
    A、A. Customs.
    B、B. Gestures.
    C、C. Facial expressions.
    D、D. Fashion.

18、How can you learn about other people’s interest according to the author?
    A、A. Make friends with them.
    B、B. Learn from TV.
    C、C. Learn from their conversation and behavior.
    D、D. Learn from books.

19、Is an individual born with culture?
    A、A. Yes.
    B、B. No.
    C、C. Not mentioned.
    D、D. It depends on his nationality.

20、Which odd number is considered lucky for Chinese?
    A、A. 1.
    B、B. 3.
    C、C. 7.
    D、D. 9.

21、In text B, why did girl’s mother mention Rich’s freckles when asked about her opinion of Rich?
    A、A. She is critical about appearance.
    B、B. She thinks Rich is not handsome enough.
    C、C. She wants to show her disapproval.
    D、D. She is curious about freckles.

22、What does the girl say about freckles?
    A、A. They are good luck.
    B、B. They are natural.
    C、C. They are common.
    D、D. They are inevitable.

23、How will Rich’s relation with his girlfriend develop?
    A、A. It will face lots of obstacles.
    B、B. It will go smoothly.
    C、C. It will be ended by the girl.
    D、D. It will be given up by himself.

24、What is the author’s attitude towards culture shock?
    A、A. Positive.
    B、B. Negative.
    C、C. Neutral.
    D、D. Indifferent.

25、In order to overcome culture shock, the priority is to conquer ___________.

26、The word “ethnocentrism” (Paragraph 5) means _________________.

27、Lack of understanding of others’ ____________________ is responsible for culture shock.

28、The phrase “someone has a black eye” means _____________.

29、In the movie “The Joy Luck Club”, the Chinese girl’s mother compares her boyfriend’s freckles to __________.

30、The suffix “-sm” means ________.

大学英语(中级)期末考试

大学英语综合教程(中级)期末考试

1、They are trying to ________ the waste discharged by the factory for profit.
    A、expose
    B、exhaust
    C、exhibit
    D、exploit

2、Not having a good command of English can be a serious ________ preventing you from achieving your goals.
    A、obstacle
    B、fault
    C、offense
    D、distress

3、He was such a ________ speaker that he held our attention every minute of the three-hour lecture.
    A、specific
    B、dynamic
    C、heroic
    D、realistic

4、The rapid development of communications technology is transforming the ________ in which people communicate across time and space.
    A、route
    B、transmission
    C、vision
    D、manner

5、Every culture has developed ________ for certain kinds of food and drink, and equally strong negative attitudes toward others.
    A、preferences
    B、expectations
    C、fantasies
    D、fashions

6、Only a few people have ________ to the full facts of the incident.
    A、access
    B、resort
    C、contact
    D、path

7、Some plants are very ________ to light; they prefer the shade.
    A、sensible
    B、flexible
    C、objective
    D、sensitive

8、Three university departments have been ________ $600,000 to develop good practice in teaching and learning.
    A、promoted
    B、included
    C、secured
    D、awarded

9、Workers in the fine arts ________ thoughts and feelings through their creative works.
    A、transmit
    B、elaborate
    C、convey
    D、contribute

10、Finding a job can be ________ and disappointing, and therefore it is important that you are prepared.
    A、exploiting
    B、frustrating
    C、profiting
    D、misleading

11、Researchers at the University of Illinois determined that the ________ of a father can help improve a child’s grades.
    A、involvement
    B、interaction
    C、association
    D、communication

12、Many in the credit industry expect that credit cards will eventually ________ paper money for almost every purchase.
    A、exchange
    B、reduce
    C、replace
    D、trade

13、Techniques for ________ sleep would involve learning to control both mind and body so that sleep can occur.
    A、cultivating
    B、promoting
    C、pushing
    D、altering

14、It is important to ________ between the rules of grammar and the conventions of written language.
    A、determine
    B、identify
    C、explore
    D、distinguish

15、To speed up the ________ of letters, the Post Office introduced automatic sorting.
    A、treatment
    B、delivery
    C、transmission
    D、departure

16、This research has attracted wide coverage in the ________ and has featured on BBC television’s Tomorrow’s World.
    A、data
    B、source
    C、message
    D、media

17、They were ________ admission to the military exhibition because they were foreigners.
    A、denied
    B、declined
    C、deprived
    D、rejected

18、Some people believe that since oil is scarce, the ________ of the motor industry is uncertain.
    A、terminal
    B、benefit
    C、fate
    D、estimate

19、Politically these nations tend to be ________, with very high birth rates but poor education and very low levels of literacy.
    A、unstable
    B、reluctant
    C、rational
    D、unsteady

20、The manager urged his staff not to ________ the splendid opportunity.
    A、drop
    B、miss
    C、escape
    D、slide

21、The bank refused to ________ him any money, so he had to postpone buying a house.
    A、credit
    B、borrow
    C、loan
    D、lease

22、It is said in some parts of the world, goats, rather than cows, serve as a vital ________ of milk.
    A、storage
    B、source
    C、reserve
    D、resource

23、We have arranged to go to the cinema on Friday, but we can be ________ and go another day.
    A、reliable
    B、probable
    C、feasible
    D、flexible

24、We are quite sure that we can ________ our present difficulties and finish the task according to schedule.
    A、get across
    B、get over
    C、get away
    D、get off

25、Jessica was ________ from the warehouse to the accounting office, which was considered a promotion.
    A、delivered
    B、exchanged
    C、transferred
    D、transformed

26、Mr. Smith asked his secretary to ________ a new paragraph in the annual report she was typing.
    A、inject
    B、install
    C、invade
    D、insert

27、You can hire a bicycle in many places. Usually you’ll have to pay a ________.
    A、deposit
    B、deal
    C、fare
    D、fund

28、My grandfather had always taken a ________ interest in my work, and I had an equal admiration for the stories of his time.
    A、splendid
    B、weighty
    C、vague
    D、keen

29、Dr. Smith was always _____ the poor and the sick, often providing them with free medical care.
    A、reminded of
    B、absorbed in
    C、tended by
    D、concerned about

30、Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died on July 4, 1826, the fiftieth ________ of American Independence.
    A、ceremony
    B、occasion
    C、occurrence
    D、anniversary

31、People’s expectations about the future may have more influence on their sense of well-being than their ________ state does.
    A、current
    B、initial
    C、modern
    D、primitive

32、After working all day, he was so tired that he was in no ________ to go to the party with us.
    A、taste
    B、mood
    C、sense
    D、emotion

33、It’s good to know that quite a few popular English expressions actually ________ from the Bible.
    A、acquire
    B、obtain
    C、derive
    D、result

34、Tom, did it ever ________ to you that you would be punished for cheating on exams?
    A、happen
    B、occur
    C、reflect
    D、strike

35、In the U.S. 88 percent of smokers had started before they were 18, despite the fact that it is ________ to sell cigarettes to anyone under that age.
    A、liable
    B、liberal
    C、irrational
    D、illegal

36、Almost all job applicants are determined to leave a good ________ on a potential employer.
    A、illusion
    B、reputation
    C、impression
    D、reflection

37、An important factor in determining how well you perform in an examination is the ________ of your mind.
    A、state
    B、case
    C、situation
    D、circumstance

38、The most successful post-career athletes are those who can take the identity and life skills they learned in sports and ________ them to another area of life.
    A、utilize
    B、employ
    C、apply
    D、exert

39、________ by the superstars on television, the young athletes trained hard and played intensely.
    A、Imitated
    B、Imposed
    C、Insured
    D、Inspired

40、He asked us to ________ them in carrying through their plan.
    A、provide
    B、arouse
    C、assist
    D、persist

41、William Shakespeare said “ the course is true love never did run smooth.”

42、Pennsylvania is a state in the southeastern USA, known for producing large amounts of steel and coal.

43、Winston Churchill once said “ To fear love is to fear life ,and those who fear life are already three parts dead”.

44、Harmless puppy loves that are as brief as soap bubbles is a simile.

45、Aristotle is a student of Plato and a famous ancient Greek philosopher.

46、Ancient Roman statesman and a great orator Cicero is the author of On the Laws, On Love , On Friendship and On Duties.

47、The Olympic motto is “Swifter, Higher and Stronger”, which inspires both athletes and common folks to outperform themselves so as to fulfill their dreams.

48、Juan Antonio Samaranch once said“ Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding.”

49、Pierre de Coubertin was a Spanish historian, and the founder of the modern Olympic Games.

50、With Luz Long’s help and encouragement, Jesse Owen eventually won the gold medal in the running broad jump.

51、The important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part. The essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.

52、George Bernard Shaw’s comment on happiness is “Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

53、Morris Schwartz had developed ALS, a terminal disease. He talked about what role money and materials were supposed to play in life to Mitch Alborn.

54、CNN is short for Cable News Network, a cable station founded in July by Ted Turner .

55、Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs are: Level 1 Physical Needs, Level 2 Safety Needs, Level 3 Esteem Needs , Level 4 Social Needs and Level 5 Self-Realization Needs.

56、From John Adam’s point of view, there are two types of education: One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live.

57、William Shakespeare four tragedies are: Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello and Romeo and Juliet.

58、Albert Einstein, an American physicist and mathematician, born in America, developed the Theory of Relativity, which completely changed the way that scientists understand space and time.

59、The four pillars of education are: learning to live together, learning to know, learning to do and learning to be.

60、UNESCO is an abbreviation of United Nations Educational , Scientific and Cultural Organization, which is an agency of the United Nations established in science ,culture and communication.

61、Professor John Ciardi thought that the business of college is not only to train you , but to put you in touch with what the best human minds have thought .

62、According to the author Kalervo Oberg, culture shock is caused by the anxiety that results from losing the familiar signs and symbols of social communication.

63、According to the author Kalervo Oberg, getting to know the people of the host country is the way to get over culture shock as quickly as possible.

64、He or she is like a fish out of water means he or she can swim very well.

65、Amy Tan is a contemporary American-Chinese writer. Her best-known work is The Joy Luck Club.

大学英语(中级)期末考试

大学英语综合教程(中级)期末考试

1、They are trying to ________ the waste discharged by the factory for profit.
    A、expose
    B、exhaust
    C、exhibit
    D、exploit

2、Not having a good command of English can be a serious ________ preventing you from achieving your goals.
    A、obstacle
    B、fault
    C、offense
    D、distress

3、He was such a ________ speaker that he held our attention every minute of the three-hour lecture.
    A、specific
    B、dynamic
    C、heroic
    D、realistic

4、The rapid development of communications technology is transforming the ________ in which people communicate across time and space.
    A、route
    B、transmission
    C、vision
    D、manner

5、Every culture has developed ________ for certain kinds of food and drink, and equally strong negative attitudes toward others.
    A、preferences
    B、expectations
    C、fantasies
    D、fashions

6、Only a few people have ________ to the full facts of the incident.
    A、access
    B、resort
    C、contact
    D、path

7、Some plants are very ________ to light; they prefer the shade.
    A、sensible
    B、flexible
    C、objective
    D、sensitive

8、Three university departments have been ________ $600,000 to develop good practice in teaching and learning.
    A、promoted
    B、included
    C、secured
    D、awarded

9、Workers in the fine arts ________ thoughts and feelings through their creative works.
    A、transmit
    B、elaborate
    C、convey
    D、contribute

10、Finding a job can be ________ and disappointing, and therefore it is important that you are prepared.
    A、exploiting
    B、frustrating
    C、profiting
    D、misleading

11、Researchers at the University of Illinois determined that the ________ of a father can help improve a child’s grades.
    A、involvement
    B、interaction
    C、association
    D、communication

12、Many in the credit industry expect that credit cards will eventually ________ paper money for almost every purchase.
    A、exchange
    B、reduce
    C、replace
    D、trade

13、Techniques for ________ sleep would involve learning to control both mind and body so that sleep can occur.
    A、cultivating
    B、promoting
    C、pushing
    D、altering

14、It is important to ________ between the rules of grammar and the conventions of written language.
    A、determine
    B、identify
    C、explore
    D、distinguish

15、To speed up the ________ of letters, the Post Office introduced automatic sorting.
    A、treatment
    B、delivery
    C、transmission
    D、departure

16、This research has attracted wide coverage in the ________ and has featured on BBC television’s Tomorrow’s World.
    A、data
    B、source
    C、message
    D、media

17、They were ________ admission to the military exhibition because they were foreigners.
    A、denied
    B、declined
    C、deprived
    D、rejected

18、Some people believe that since oil is scarce, the ________ of the motor industry is uncertain.
    A、terminal
    B、benefit
    C、fate
    D、estimate

19、Politically these nations tend to be ________, with very high birth rates but poor education and very low levels of literacy.
    A、unstable
    B、reluctant
    C、rational
    D、unsteady

20、The manager urged his staff not to ________ the splendid opportunity.
    A、drop
    B、miss
    C、escape
    D、slide

21、The bank refused to ________ him any money, so he had to postpone buying a house.
    A、credit
    B、borrow
    C、loan
    D、lease

22、It is said in some parts of the world, goats, rather than cows, serve as a vital ________ of milk.
    A、storage
    B、source
    C、reserve
    D、resource

23、We have arranged to go to the cinema on Friday, but we can be ________ and go another day.
    A、reliable
    B、probable
    C、feasible
    D、flexible

24、We are quite sure that we can ________ our present difficulties and finish the task according to schedule.
    A、get across
    B、get over
    C、get away
    D、get off

25、Jessica was ________ from the warehouse to the accounting office, which was considered a promotion.
    A、delivered
    B、exchanged
    C、transferred
    D、transformed

26、Mr. Smith asked his secretary to ________ a new paragraph in the annual report she was typing.
    A、inject
    B、install
    C、invade
    D、insert

27、You can hire a bicycle in many places. Usually you’ll have to pay a ________.
    A、deposit
    B、deal
    C、fare
    D、fund

28、My grandfather had always taken a ________ interest in my work, and I had an equal admiration for the stories of his time.
    A、splendid
    B、weighty
    C、vague
    D、keen

29、Dr. Smith was always _____ the poor and the sick, often providing them with free medical care.
    A、reminded of
    B、absorbed in
    C、tended by
    D、concerned about

30、Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died on July 4, 1826, the fiftieth ________ of American Independence.
    A、ceremony
    B、occasion
    C、occurrence
    D、anniversary

31、People’s expectations about the future may have more influence on their sense of well-being than their ________ state does.
    A、current
    B、initial
    C、modern
    D、primitive

32、After working all day, he was so tired that he was in no ________ to go to the party with us.
    A、taste
    B、mood
    C、sense
    D、emotion

33、It’s good to know that quite a few popular English expressions actually ________ from the Bible.
    A、acquire
    B、obtain
    C、derive
    D、result

34、Tom, did it ever ________ to you that you would be punished for cheating on exams?
    A、happen
    B、occur
    C、reflect
    D、strike

35、In the U.S. 88 percent of smokers had started before they were 18, despite the fact that it is ________ to sell cigarettes to anyone under that age.
    A、liable
    B、liberal
    C、irrational
    D、illegal

36、Almost all job applicants are determined to leave a good ________ on a potential employer.
    A、illusion
    B、reputation
    C、impression
    D、reflection

37、An important factor in determining how well you perform in an examination is the ________ of your mind.
    A、state
    B、case
    C、situation
    D、circumstance

38、The most successful post-career athletes are those who can take the identity and life skills they learned in sports and ________ them to another area of life.
    A、utilize
    B、employ
    C、apply
    D、exert

39、________ by the superstars on television, the young athletes trained hard and played intensely.
    A、Imitated
    B、Imposed
    C、Insured
    D、Inspired

40、He asked us to ________ them in carrying through their plan.
    A、provide
    B、arouse
    C、assist
    D、persist

41、William Shakespeare said “ the course is true love never did run smooth.”

42、Pennsylvania is a state in the southeastern USA, known for producing large amounts of steel and coal.

43、Winston Churchill once said “ To fear love is to fear life ,and those who fear life are already three parts dead”.

44、Harmless puppy loves that are as brief as soap bubbles is a simile.

45、Aristotle is a student of Plato and a famous ancient Greek philosopher.

46、Ancient Roman statesman and a great orator Cicero is the author of On the Laws, On Love , On Friendship and On Duties.

47、The Olympic motto is “Swifter, Higher and Stronger”, which inspires both athletes and common folks to outperform themselves so as to fulfill their dreams.

48、Juan Antonio Samaranch once said“ Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding.”

49、Pierre de Coubertin was a Spanish historian, and the founder of the modern Olympic Games.

50、With Luz Long’s help and encouragement, Jesse Owen eventually won the gold medal in the running broad jump.

51、The important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part. The essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.

52、George Bernard Shaw’s comment on happiness is “Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”

53、Morris Schwartz had developed ALS, a terminal disease. He talked about what role money and materials were supposed to play in life to Mitch Alborn.

54、CNN is short for Cable News Network, a cable station founded in July by Ted Turner .

55、Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Human Needs are: Level 1 Physical Needs, Level 2 Safety Needs, Level 3 Esteem Needs , Level 4 Social Needs and Level 5 Self-Realization Needs.

56、From John Adam’s point of view, there are two types of education: One should teach us how to make a living, and the other how to live.

57、William Shakespeare four tragedies are: Hamlet, Macbeth, Othello and Romeo and Juliet.

58、Albert Einstein, an American physicist and mathematician, born in America, developed the Theory of Relativity, which completely changed the way that scientists understand space and time.

59、The four pillars of education are: learning to live together, learning to know, learning to do and learning to be.

60、UNESCO is an abbreviation of United Nations Educational , Scientific and Cultural Organization, which is an agency of the United Nations established in science ,culture and communication.

61、Professor John Ciardi thought that the business of college is not only to train you , but to put you in touch with what the best human minds have thought .

62、According to the author Kalervo Oberg, culture shock is caused by the anxiety that results from losing the familiar signs and symbols of social communication.

63、According to the author Kalervo Oberg, getting to know the people of the host country is the way to get over culture shock as quickly as possible.

64、He or she is like a fish out of water means he or she can swim very well.

65、Amy Tan is a contemporary American-Chinese writer. Her best-known work is The Joy Luck Club.