Chapter One Languages

Test 1

1、_______ has the largest number of languages.
    A、Africa
    B、Asia
    C、Europe
    D、America

2、______ is the biggest language family in the world in terms of the number of speakers of the language.
    A、Indo-European
    B、Austronesian
    C、Niger-Congo
    D、Sino-Tibetan

3、During the Old English period, the language was mainly influenced by ________.
    A、Old Norse and French
    B、Latin and Old Norse
    C、French and Latin
    D、Anglo-Saxon languages

4、"One wife for one husband is called monotony" is ______.
    A、a malaprop
    B、a pun
    C、an irony
    D、an oxymoron

5、UN Chinese Language Day is celebrated on April 20 in honour of _______.
    A、Confucius
    B、Cangjie
    C、Qu Yuan
    D、the Yellow Emperor

6、During the modern English period, the language continues to change mostly in _______.
    A、pronunciation
    B、spelling
    C、grammar
    D、vocabulary

7、"-Why is 6 afraid of 7? -Because 7 8 9" is _____.
    A、an oxymoron
    B、a pun
    C、a malaprop
    D、an irony

8、Which of the following topics is not likely to be dealt with in black humour?
    A、death
    B、emotional fulfillment
    C、injury
    D、disaster

9、English began to be used by all classes of the society in the thirteenth century.

10、During the early modern English period, Shakespeare and the King James Bible had a heavy influence on the English language.

11、Shakespeare wrote in middle English as he lived about four hundred years ago.

12、The biggest difference between Old English and Middle English is grammar.

13、Old English is a Germanic language spoken by the Angles, Saxons and Jutes.

14、Ye-he-ho theory holds that language was created with human shoutings made when they were doing heavy labour.

15、In the Bible, Adam created the language to name everything created by God.

16、Most of European languages are from the Indo-European language family. ‍

17、Niger-Congo language family and Afro-Asiatic language family are the major language families in Africa.

Project 1

1、You are to choose either of the following topics to make your presentation. Your presentation should include some pictures of what you are going to present and some detailed introduction to the topic you are to choose. 1. Currencies in at least four countries, including the persons shown on the banknotes and the meanings of some symbols or logos if there is any. 2. Menus in at least three different languages (other than Chinese and English) with English equivalents. Make a detailed introduction to the most popular food on the menu.

Chapter Two Education

Test 2

1、Who sets guidelines for American public schools?
    A、The 50 state governments
    B、The federal government
    C、The public schoools themselves
    D、There is no educational guideline in the US

2、The Advanced level of GCE examination in the UK is important because________.
    A、it helps children to find a job
    B、it helps children to enter an independent school
    C、it enables children to pursue higher education
    D、it helps children to graduate from middle school

3、In the UK, the group that benefit most from expansion of higher education are _________ and members of ethnic minorities.
    A、men
    B、women
    C、youths
    D、adults

4、Which is not true about the British educational system?
    A、It is funded by the state.
    B、It is run by the state.
    C、It is supervised by the state.
    D、It is affected by state policy.

5、In Australia, ______ are the major regulator of the state education, and have the primary responsibilities for funding state public school.
    A、State governments
    B、Education committees
    C、Federal governments
    D、State school themselves

6、The oldest university in New Zealand is ________.
    A、Auckland University
    B、Canterbury University
    C、Wellington University
    D、Otago University

7、At the federal level, there’s no ministry of education in Canada.

8、In Canada, French immersion program is offered to students whose first language is not English.

9、Most colleges in Canada offer both bachelor's degrees and master's degrees.

10、In Australia, only government schools are required to fit into the same curriculum frameworks.

Project 2

1、American educational system has its distinct features. Team up with your classmates or friends: First, do some research on the features of American educational system; Second, compare the American system with the Chinese one; Third, write a report on a comparison of the two systems and the implication of American experience on China.

Chapter Three Science

Test 3

1、What is a genetically modified organism (GMO)?
    A、a plant with certain genes removed.
    B、an organism with an artificially altered genome.
    C、a hybrid organism.
    D、any agricultural organism produced by breeding or biotechnology.

2、Which of the following applications is irrelevant to physics?
    A、telephones
    B、fertilizers
    C、planes
    D、cars

3、_____ capture and analyze the physical evidence left behind at a crime scene to help determine the identities of the people involved as well as to answer other vital questions regarding how and why the crime was carried out.
    A、Forensic chemists
    B、Agricultural chemists
    C、Environmental chemists
    D、Food chemists

4、Which of the following items may possibly be 3D printed?
    A、
    B、
    C、
    D、

5、Which of the following descriptions is irrelevant to social science?
    A、The study of how human societies and social structures are organized and understood.
    B、The technology of using computers to process, analyze and understand images so as to identify targets and images of different patterns.
    C、The study of populations and population changes and trends, using resources such as statistics of births, deaths and disease.
    D、The study of a range of social and economic issues related to developing or low-income countries.

6、Which of the following descriptions is irrelevant to the science of Space and Earth?
    A、To study the atmosphere and how processes in the atmosphere determine Earth's weather and climate.
    B、To study the composition, movement, organisms and processes of oceans.
    C、To develop new sources of energy that will have minimal impact on climate.
    D、To explore how and why substances combine or separate to form other substances, and how substances interact with energy.

Project 3

1、You are supposed to make a video clip about the influence of technologies on your campus life. Step 1 Figure out the theme you want to explore; Step 2 Make a video clip of your idea; Step 3 submit your final version

Chapter Four Art

Test 4

1、1. The painting of the ceiling of Sistine Chapel is an example of which of the following art historical periods?
    A、Etruscan
    B、Renaissance
    C、Gothic
    D、Hellenistic

2、2. True or false: Most of the Egyptian pyramids were built in less than a year.
    A、TRUE
    B、FALSE
    C、NOT GIVEN
    D、I DON'T KNOW.

3、3.When did Western architecture begin?
    A、ancient Egypt
    B、Rome
    C、ancient Greece
    D、Prehistoric times

4、4. Who created the work The Creation Of Adam?
    A、Leonardo da Vinci
    B、Michelangelo
    C、Andrea del Castagno
    D、Masaccio

5、5. Where did the movement of Renaissance begin?
    A、Florence
    B、Athens
    C、Rome
    D、Istanbul

Project 4

1、You are supposed to make a research by your group and deliver a presentation to oversee friends about an endangered art or a culture heritage in China. Step 1 Find out the topic you want to explore Step 2 Figure out your research method ( Experiment/interview/questionaire/information search ) Step 3 Make an outline of your research Step 4 Conduct your research Step 5 Obtain results and prepare for a presentation References:http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/culture/art/2016-08/26/content_26600973.htm

Chapter Five Geography

Test 5

1、Which of the following spheres does physical geography study?
    A、Semisphere.
    B、Atmosphere.‍‍
    C、Aerosphere. ‍
    D、Ozonesohere.

2、Who might study the distribution of disease, death and health care on the planet?
    A、Medical geographer.
    B、Historian.
    C、Politician.
    D、Philosopher.

3、If a science is about the research of the rivers, lakes, glaciers, and underground water on the planet, what is it probably?
    A、Oceanology.
    B、Climatology.
    C、Hydrology.
    D、Zoology.

4、Which of the following pictures will not do harm to the environment?
    A、
    B、
    C、
    D、

5、Population density is generally affected by _______.
    A、Natural resources
    B、Climate
    C、Economic factor
    D、Social customs

6、In 2018, the two-child policy in China effectively eased the social and economic challenges the country faced.

7、Animals lost their living environment and plants can’t thrive due to the pollution.

8、Climatology is the scientific study of climates, which is a subfield of physical geography.

9、If an area has more dry days throughout the year than wet days, it would be described as a dry weather.

10、Ancient people forecast the weather simply by observing the sky, winds and clouds.

Project 5

1、You are supposed to design an overseas travel plan. (city A to a destination, itinerary) Step 1 Figure out the destination you want to discuss Step 2 Collect the basic information about travel plan Step 3 Sort, analyze the plan Step 4 Prepare for a presentation Reference: http:www.wikihow. com/ Make-Successful-Traveling-Plans http:www.orbitz.com/

Chapter Six Business

Test 6

1、What event is generally considered to be the start of the Great Depression?
    A、Stock market crash
    B、Dust bowl
    C、Prohibition
    D、New Deal

2、What famous explorer is thought to have traveled along the Silk Road on his way to China?
    A、Zheng He
    B、Christopher Columbus
    C、Marco Polo
    D、Ferdinand Magellan

3、What was the most popular way to travel along the route?
    A、By train
    B、By foot
    C、Alone on a horse
    D、In a caravan of camels

4、The first paper currency issued by the state in Sichuan is called .
    A、Jiaozi
    B、Qianzhuang
    C、Piaohao
    D、Tongbei

5、Which of the following is not a type of eCommerce?
    A、Mall shopping
    B、Online auctions
    C、Payment gateways
    D、Online ticketing

Project 6

1、Step 1 Select a product you want to sell Step 2 Explore the procedures of starting your business Step 3 Figure out your marketing strategies to sell your products to western countries ( Experiment/interview/questionaire/information search) Step 4 Present the blueprint of your business to your classmates References: http://www.pitneybowes.com/uk/global-ecommerce/case-studies/the-challenges-of-cross-border-ecommerce.html

Chapter Seven Entertainment

Test 7

1、In _____, the Olympic Games were held in Beijing, China for the first time. ‍
    A、1998
    B、2008
    C、2016
    D、1988

2、Dress, and particularly the jersey, has always been important during the history of the Tour de France. The rider who is leading the mountain portion always wears a ____ jersey.
    A、dot
    B、yellow
    C、red
    D、grid

3、Travellers go to a destination, mainly to experience a sports spectacle such as the Olympics, FIFA World Cup and others. Such tourism is often called _____ tourism.‍
    A、nature
    B、religious
    C、sports
    D、cultural

4、Which of the following pictures depicts one of the modern genres in world music, electronic music?
    A、
    B、
    C、
    D、

5、At Dragon Boat Festival, people often do the following things to celebrate except __________
    A、having dragon boat races
    B、wearing scented sachets
    C、eating Zongzi and drinking realgar wine
    D、making dumplings

6、________ is Independence Day, when Americans declared themselves independent of Britain.
    A、July 5th
    B、July 4th
    C、June 21st
    D、October 1st

7、Social media are completely computer-based communication tools that enable people to interact with each other.

8、The Golden Bear is the highest prize awarded for the best film at Venice International Film Festival.

9、In terms of informative function of film title, the plot and main characters of film can be learned sometimes.

10、An animation film Frozen is translated into 《冰雪奇缘》by means of liberal translation technique.

Project 7

1、You are supposed to make an English movie. Step 1 Figure out the theme and genre you want to discuss Step 2 Write a script Step 3 Cast the actors Step 4 Produce the movie Reference: https://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Short-Movie

Chapter Eight Etiquettes

Test 8

1、Which of the following statements about etiquette is wrong?
    A、Etiquette is all about building better relationships with your family, friends, co-workers, and other people in your life.
    B、Good manners help us to improve our intelligence.
    C、Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back.
    D、Good manners help everyone to develop self-esteem.

2、In the business enviroment, which of the following practice is improper?
    A、Walking into others office without knocking.
    B、If you hear a rumor about someone in the workplace, do not pass it on.
    C、When you are late, contact your colleagues as soon as you realize that you won't make it on time.
    D、When speaking with someone, show you are truly engaged.

3、How can you show that you respect people's time?
    A、Show gratitude.
    B、Offer to assist them.
    C、Keep your commitments.
    D、Give sincere compliments.

4、What is a taboo?
    A、A code of law.
    B、A commonly accepted gesture or action.
    C、A breach of manners within a cultural system.
    D、A curse of some kind.

5、We'd better always answer when someone speaks to us.

6、We can talk loudly in the library or classroom.

7、It's OK to blow horns frequently on the road.

8、To allow women to sit down first and to order first is good table manners.

9、When dinning, keep knife in left hand and fork in right hand.

10、When dinning, try avoiding speaking to someone who is distant, especially over other peoples conversations.

Project 8 American & European Style Dinnning

1、Complete the task following the four steps: Step 1: Watch the video under 'dinning etiquette' and digest the information Step 2: Make a plan to cast your video in which: a. You can use pretend items to imitate the real dinning scenario b. You can also make your video in a real restaurant c. All of your team members should be get invovled in the task and appear in the video. Step 3: Upload your video.

Final Exam

Final Exam Paper

1、What famous explorer is thought to have traveled along the Silk Road on his way to China?
    A、Christopher Columbus
    B、Marco Polo
    C、Zheng He
    D、Ferdinand Magellan

2、The first paper currency issued by the state in Sichuan is called .
    A、Jiaozi
    B、Qianzhuang
    C、Piaohao
    D、Tongbei

3、What event is generally considered to be the start of the Great Depression?
    A、New Deal
    B、Prohibition
    C、Dust bowl
    D、Stock market crash

4、________ is Independence Day, when Americans declared themselves independent of Britain.
    A、.July 5th
    B、July 4th
    C、June 21st
    D、October 1st

5、Travelers go to a destination, mainly to experience a sports spectacle such as the Olympics, FIFA World Cup and others. Such tourism is often called _____ tourism.
    A、nature
    B、sports
    C、cultural
    D、religious

6、What is a taboo?
    A、curse of some kind
    B、code of law
    C、commonly accepted gesture or action
    D、breach of manners within a cultural system

7、In the business environment, which of the following practice is improper?
    A、Walking into others office without knocking.
    B、If you hear a rumor about someone in the workplace, do not pass it on.
    C、When you are late, contact your colleagues as soon as you realize that you won't make it on time.
    D、When speaking with someone, show you are truly engaged.

8、Which of the following statements about etiquette is wrong?
    A、Good manners help everyone to develop self-esteem.
    B、Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back.
    C、Good manners help us to improve our intelligence.
    D、Etiquette is all about building better relationships with your family, friends, co-workers, and other people in your life.

9、If a science is about the research of the rivers, lakes, glaciers, and underground water on the planet, what is it probably?
    A、Zoology
    B、Hydrology
    C、Oceanology
    D、Climatology

10、Which of the following spheres does physical geography study?
    A、Semisphere
    B、Ozonesohere
    C、Atmosphere
    D、Aerosphere

11、Where did the movement of Renaissance begin?
    A、Istanbul
    B、Rome
    C、Florence
    D、Athens

12、Who created the work The Creation Of Adam?
    A、Andrea del Castagno
    B、Michelangelo
    C、Leonardo da Vinci
    D、Masaccio

13、The painting of the ceiling of Sistine Chapel is an example of which of the following art historical periods?
    A、Renaissance
    B、Etruscan
    C、Gothic
    D、Hellenistic

14、In Australia, ______ are the major regulator of the state education, and have the primary responsibilities for funding state public school.
    A、State governments
    B、Education committees
    C、State school themselve
    D、Federal governments

15、Which of the following descriptions is irrelevant to the science of Space and Earth?
    A、To develop new sources of energy that will have minimal impact on climate.
    B、To study the composition, movement, organisms and processes of oceans.
    C、To explore how and why substances combine or separate to form other substances, and how substances interact with energy.
    D、To study the atmosphere and how processes in the atmosphere determine Earth's weather and climate.

16、Which of the following descriptions is irrelevant to social science?
    A、The study of a range of social and economic issues related to developing or low-income countries.
    B、The study of populations and population changes and trends, using resources such as statistics of births, deaths and disease.
    C、The technology of using computers to process, analyze and understand images so as to identify targets and images of different patterns.
    D、The study of how human societies and social structures are organized and understood.

17、What is a genetically modified organism (GMO)?
    A、a plant with certain genes removed
    B、a hybrid organism.
    C、an organism with an artificially altered genome.
    D、any agricultural organism produced by breeding or biotechnology.

18、Which is not true about the British educational system?
    A、It is run by the state.
    B、It is funded by the state.
    C、It is supervised by the state.
    D、It is affected by state policy.

19、The Advanced level of GCE examination in the UK is important because________.
    A、it helps children to enter an independent school
    B、it helps children to graduate from middle school
    C、it enables children to pursue higher education
    D、it helps children to find a job

20、"One wife for one husband is called monotony" is ______.
    A、an irony
    B、a pun
    C、an oxymoron
    D、a malaprop

21、During the Old English period, the language was mainly influenced by ________.
    A、Old Norse and French
    B、Latin and Old Norse
    C、French and Latin
    D、Anglo-Saxon languages

22、An effective government must be an ( ) government, both these aspects are mutual.
    A、elementary
    B、authoritativec
    C、compulsory
    D、secular

23、Government institutions at all levels are prohibited from ( ) various charges from the people in various names.
    A、enrolling
    B、regulating
    C、levying
    D、facilitating

24、In recent years commercial, cultural, travel and other contacts have ( ) between Europe and China.
    A、proliferated
    B、immersed
    C、affiliated
    D、speculated

25、European farmers are planning a massive demonstration against farm ( ) cuts.
    A、transcript
    B、faculty
    C、charter
    D、subsidy

26、These acts ( ) an interference in the internal affairs of other countries.
    A、repress
    B、integrate
    C、constitute
    D、devastate

27、Trains to Shanghai and Beijing also operate on ( ) days.
    A、monumental
    B、alternate
    C、fiscal
    D、mortal

28、If you seem to remember things by hearing them, then you are likely an ( ) learner.
    A、visual
    B、auditory
    C、monumental
    D、analytic

29、There are fears that the situation might ( ) into full-scale war.
    A、deteriorate
    B、demolish
    C、erupt
    D、induce

30、The results of Internet surveys are always ( ) because those who have no access to the Internet are obviously excluded.
    A、spatial
    B、respiratory
    C、skewed
    D、deleterious

31、Congressional seats are reapportioned based on latest ( ) data.
    A、variable
    B、humidity
    C、scarcity
    D、census

32、She sees her 120 disciples as a vital component of India’s ( ) preservation movement.
    A、prevalent
    B、nascent
    C、sovereign
    D、lucrative

33、The tragedy could have been ( ) if the crew had followed safety procedures.
    A、excelled
    B、averted
    C、initiated
    D、stipulated

34、The sub-mortgage crisis was ( ) by the bursting of the US housing bubbles.
    A、remitted
    B、bailed
    C、oriented
    D、triggered

35、Apart from the beautiful flowers, visitors can also enjoy the delicious food at the food ( ) at the Cherry Blossom Festival.
    A、utensils
    B、stalls
    C、dynasty
    D、sanitation

36、Britain is to adopt a more ( ) policy on arms sales.
    A、restrictive
    B、disposable
    C、elaborate
    D、feudalistic

37、Those who are in ( ) of the examination regulations are likely to be expelled from the university.
    A、courtesy
    B、breach
    C、dignitary
    D、omen

38、This contract represents 20% of the company's annual ( ).
    A、trek
    B、pilgrimage
    C、protagonist
    D、revenue

39、A ( ) in his memory was erected by public subscription.
    A、ritual
    B、protagonist
    C、statute
    D、choir

40、A series of movies will be shown to ( ) the 30th anniversary of his death.
    A、commemorate
    B、articulate
    C、customize
    D、improvise

41、They have been given college scholarships purely on ( ) ability.
    A、athletic
    B、aristocratic
    C、recreational
    D、aesthetic

42、The selection process is based on ( ) tests of competence and experience.
    A、neolithic
    B、debut
    C、deceased
    D、rigorous

43、In terms of informative function of film title, the plot and main characters of film can be learned sometimes.

44、Climatology is the scientific study of climates, which is a subfield of physical geography.

45、Shakespeare wrote in middle English as he lived about four hundred years ago.

46、UN Chinese Language Day is celebrated on April 20 in honour of _______.

模拟考试

模拟

1、However difficult she might have been, this book ( ) her. 尽管她可能很难相处,这本书还是对她给予了高度赞扬。

2、The monument has been turned into a ( ) to the dead and the missing. 这座纪念碑已成为人们纪念那些死者和失踪者的神圣之地。

3、That's what we tried to portray in the book, this feeling of ( ) and grandeur. 那就是我们在书中竭力描绘的——一种富丽堂皇的气派。

4、Real tennis, an ancient ( ) of the modern game, originated in the eleventh century. 室内网球,现代网球运动的古老前身,起源于11世纪。