二、单项选择 21. I'd like to thank you for the great _______of being addressing this assembly, sharing my opinion of living a low-carbon life. A. privilege B. principle C. possibility D. presen
tation 22. ---Sophia described every detail of the accident just now. --Her memory _______be completely back, then? A. shall B. might C. could D. must 23. David has done good deeds all his life, __________ him a lot of popularity. A. earned B. earning C. to earn D. having earned 24. Don't put me on the spot like this. You know, because of my duty, I can't givet away_________information to you. A. contemporary B. conventional C. confidential D. consistent 25. --Alice seems absent these days. --She ________a job from city to city----you see, she is graduating in June A. hunts for B. is to hunt for C. has hunted for D. has been hunting for 26. The decision is announced by the headmaster _____we will hold the evening party next week. A. that B. whether C. how D. when 27. Research on brain activity shows imagination is generated in the right side of the brain; ________, the left side of the brain is thought to be "logical". A. in contrast B.in consequence C. in a word D. in other words 28. Cooperative learning allows us to have more chances to acquire ____is beneficial to ourselves. A. who B. which C. what D. that 29. Shy as she is, Rebecca's intelligence____ her character, which ensures her main position in the debating team. A. caters to B. accounts for C. compensates for D. submits to 30. --What has made hiru so knowledgeable? -- _________domestic and foreign classics. A. Having exposed to B. Being exposed to C. Exposing to D. Exposed to 31. It is reported that China ___________ its first orbiting space station by around 2022. A. is to complete B. is going to complete C. D. will have completed 32. Last week, I tried to contact all former classmates, but one or two _______ through the net. A. slid B. slipped C. skipped D. squeezed 33. Nowadays, more and more young ladies, ___ figures most are fine enough, are going on a diet A. who B. whose C. of whose D. of whom 34. Peter bought a map as soon as he got to Los Angeles ___________he lost his way there. A. as though now that C. even if in case 35. ---Susan is so hard-working that she has won a third scholarship. ----Just as a proverb goes, "_ _." A. Make hay while the sun shines B. No pains, no gains C. The early bird catches the worm D. Once bitten, twice shy 三、完形填空 It is important to build confidence in whatever we try to do. Let's just say that cooking has not _36_ been my thing. Many of my friends know that I _37_ a lot of meals. When we invited people over they wanted to know if I would be near the kitchen before they would _38_. After one brutal batch of chili, I decided to put some _39_ into learning how to cook. I began
visiting cooking websites but was discouraged by their lack of pictures and felt _40_.I borrowed a cook book from the library but didn't have any of the food _41_ to make what they were suggesting. _ 42 _, I did something that most would think is common sense. I started to read and follow the _43_ that most foods provide on the package. Who knew that they would be _44_? I never would have improved my cooking skills without trying to get better. Now as much as I would like to say from that point on everything went _ 45_. Just like learning anything it took a lot of _46 _. At first I undercooked the baked chicken. Then I _47_ the chicken. Finally, after three attempts, it was edible (可吃的) but I forgot to season（调味） it _48 _. Once I made it through those cooking _49_, I can now bake chicken with the best of them. After I _50_ chicken I was on to my next dish, spaghetti. I followed the ways to cook the noodles and got them just right. I added the meat and sauce blend to the noodles and was _51 by how watery everything came out. Oops, I forgot to _52 _ the noodles. Spaghetti only took_53_ tries to get it right. My trial and error helped me start building confidence. When it comes to building confidence there is a(n) _54_ that one should follow. Building confidence in life is just like cooking. You have to take the time to learn the_55_before you become successful at it.
四、阅读理解 A Dive with Big Sharks Our shark dive adventures make use of hookah systems and shark cages. A hookah system is a system of providing air from the surface to divers down below. Cage divers breathe by using a regulator connected to an air hose. Is Shark Diving Dangerous? Yes. You could get sunburn. You could hit your head.on the top bunk getting out of bed. You could fall overboard. As for a shark-attack,.according to the International Shark Attack File, you are far more likely to be killed by a dog or a deer. Pricing &.Details One Day Cage Diver Adventure - $875 Our expert shark diver team will accompany you .to the best viewing areas within the Marine Sanctuary. There, we'll drop our cage and prepare to provide you with a view you'll never forget. No dive experience is necessary. Our cages sit just below the surface. You'll be able to breathe comfortably from your snorkel or air hose while you move about the cage, taking photos and having fun. Top Shark Adventure - $375 If you want to see great white sharks but prefer them a little further away, we offer great top-side shark viewing from our observation deck(甲板). Help scan the horizon for fins and watch for sharks attacking their prey (猎物). Important Note There's No Shark Guarantee Although we go to the best places at the best time of year, we cannot guarantee you'll see sharks.
We've been very successful in past shark seasons and expect another incredible year. However, if we see no sharks, there is no refund (退款). 56. Which of the following is true about the two adventures? A. Top Shark Adventure makes use of hookah systems. B. Top Shark Adventure is suitable for those worried about danger. C. Cage Diver Adventure is less interesting than the other. D. Cage Diver Adventure offers you a view of the bottom of the sea. 57. We can learn from the advertisement that there might be a risk that_______. A. you are hurt by a shark while diving there B. you are out of breath deep down in the sea C. you fail to achieve your purpose of the trip D. you suffer from lack of skill- in shark diving 58.It can be inferred from the advertisement that shark diving is _______. A. difficult but exciting B. challenging and tiring C. expensive but popularL D. amazing and enjoyable B The time-honored lamp and lantern business in Pingyao county, Shanxi province was popular back when there were large festivities or celebrations and corporations, institutions and government offices needed lanterns to decorate their halls and streets. Then the central government started calling for budget cuts, and no unnecessary celebrations, so the industry was staring at a depressed market and a number of enterprises just shut down and the Pingyao faced a challenge. But, now it is on an innovative path that has led to success and the market downturn has passed and it is seeing a second peak. It has stopped using the mass production lines that targeted big festivals and has turned instead to traditional lantern arts and culture and brought in new technology and developed neW products to meet diverse demands from customers all across the country. Li Xiaoqian, head of one shop, says that they have- turned from single-product groups to arts and crafts and are "making culture" instead of just products. Previously, they only catered to Shanxi culture, but now they embrace Fujian, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Taiwan cultures as well and even got the invitation from the city of Taichung, Taiwan to take part in 2015 lantern show during Spring Festival there. And, Li goes on, even though this may not bring in big profits, it could be a good way to increase their infiuence through cultural exchanges. In their research, they also discovered a trend among museums and tourist spots that valued Chinese civilization and culture so they considered combining the traditional lantern business with tourism as another pathway and are now sorting through all kinds of historical materials and preparing for indoor exhibitions by cooperating with museums and exhibition centers. So, it looks as if, in the battle for the market, this crafts shop has finally come out a winner. 59. The lamp and lantern industry declined after ____. A. the prices went up sharply some years ago B. big festivals were celebrated in more ways C. we started to correct unhealthy social trend D. they lost attraction to their former customers 60. What has mainly helped lead to a new boom in the business?
A. Improvin;g product quality. B. Adjusting managing strategy. C. Designing beautiful patterns. D. Advertising products widely. 61. Which is the main factor in Li's crafts shop winning the competition? A. Their technique. B. Their talent C.Their creativity. D. Their devotiory 62. One of the purposes of the news story is probably_________. A. to provide an example for other businesses to follow B. to ask more people to take part in 2015 lantern show C. to introduce a good lamp and lantern shop to readers D. to call 'or a yet more booming market in the business C If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts,how would you go about it? There's a fair chance that you'd be doing it wrong. One of the interesting things about the mind is that even though we all have one, we don't have perfect insight (洞察力)into how to get the best from it. This is partly because of flaws （缺陷） in our ability to think about our own thinking. Studying this self-reflective thought process exposes human beings' mental blind spots.