1. Mrs.Smith is （ ） the work so she has the right to deal with it.
A. in charge of B. interested in
C. satisfied with D. disappointed at
2. Four days later,a headline about a burglary （ ） his eye.
A. caught B. met
C. took D. hit
3. The initials NE （ ） North East.
A. mean for B. turn SW for
C. stand for D. long for
4. They are on the （ ） of the suspect.
A. trace B. sign
C. trail D. path
5. She started to work （ ） a will.
A. in B. against
C. with D. for
6. The trashman wasn’t that kind of person who felt （ ） of his revolted deeds.
A. contrary B. satisfied
C. surprised D. ashamed
7. We drove to the dump and were back on the （ ） by 1∶00.
A. avenue B. track
C. route D. barrier
8. （ ） to all advice he gave up his job.
A. Essential B. Discontented
C. Discouraged D. Contrary
9. Being a(n) （ ） girl,she is easily moved to tears by touching stories.
A. sick B. weak
C. naive D. emotional
10. His time （ ） entirely with his office work.
A. is taken up B. is taken in
C. is taken on D. is taken to
11. Half a year after the war,schools in the country returned to （ ）.
A. normal B. cultivation
C. instruction D. education
12. When Beth is writing a letter,she looks deep in （ ）.
A. thinking B. thought
C. mind D. recall
13. He （ ）a deep breath hearing his name called.
A. held B. kept
C. drew D. spared
14. Music is different from languages.It can be （ ） by people from different countries.
A. spoken B. understood
C. known D. taken
15. Most of the staff is away today so you’ll have to use whoever is （ ）.
A. convenient B. available
C. approachable D. applicable
16. When she is nervous,she does nothing but （ ）.
A. eating B. eat
C. has eaten D. ate
17. The doctor said that the patient had （ ） at once.
A. to operate B. to be operated
C. to operate on D. to be operated on
18. To answer correctly is more important than （ ）.
A. answered quickly B. a quick answer
C. quickly answered D. to answer quickly
19. Suddenly it （ ） to me that I’ll have to water the plants in the garden tomorrow.
A. occurred B. occurs
C. was occurred D. is occurred
20. I have done everything （ ） I can do for you.
A. that B. which
C. what D. whatever
21. Hardly （ ） when there was a power cut.
A. has the film started B. had the film started
C. the film started D. started the film
22. Kurt did so well in his speech today that he （ ） it many times in the past week.
A. should have practiced B. must have practiced
C. would have practiced D. could have practiced
23. I can’t understand （ ） a decision until it is too late.
A. him to postpone to make B. his postponing to make
C. his to postpone making D. his postponing making
24. It was the training that he had as a young man （ ） made him such a good engineer.
A. that B. what
C. has D. who
25. （ ）,a car knocked her down.
A. Walking home B. As she walked home
C. While walking home D. Having walked home
26. （ ） his speech, the audience was invited to ask questions.
A. Finishing B. As soon as he finished
C. On finishing D. Having finished
27. He said he wrote the song by himself,（ ） was not true.
A. which B. that
C. it D. what
28. Important （ ） his discovery was,it was regarded as a matter of no account in his time.
A. to B. for
C. as D. although
29. Don’t forget to post the letter for me,（ ）?
A. do you B. will you
C. are you D. can you
30. It was recommended that they （ ） for the doctor.
A. has waited B. waited
C. wait D. should have waited
More attention was paid to the quality of production in France at the time of Ren Coty. Charles Deschanel was then the financial minister.He stressed that workmanship and quality were more important than quantity for industrial production. It would be necessary to produce quality goods for the international market to compete with those produced in other countries. The French economy needed a larger share of the international market to balance its import and export trade.
French industrial and agricultural production was still inadequate to meet the immediate needs of the people, let alone long-ranged developments. Essential imports had stretched the national credit to the breaking point. Rents were tightly controlled, but the extreme inflation affected general population most severely through the cost of food. Food costs took as much as 80 percent of the workers’ income. Wages, it is true, had risen. Extensive family allowances and benefits were paid by the state, and there was full-time and overtime employment. Taken together, these factors enabled the working class to exist but allowed them no sense of security. In this precarious(不安定的) and discouraging situation, workmen were willing to work overseas for higher wages.
The government was reluctant to let workers leave the country. It was feared that this migration of workers would deplete the labor force. The lack of qualified workers might hinder the improvement in the quality of industrial products produced. Qualified workers employed abroad would only increase the quantity of quality goods produced in foreign countries. Also the quantity of quality goods produced in France would not be able to increase as part of its qualified labor force moved to other countries.
31. According to the passage, the French workers were （ ）.
A. better paid than workers in any other European country
B. able to save more money with the increase in his wages
C. anxious to work abroad
D. often unable to find work in France
32. The French government was reluctant to let the workers leave the country, because （ ）.
A. it would enlarge the working force
B. it would hinder the improvement of quality in industrial production
C. it would hinder the increase in quantity of exports
D. it would damage the imports
33. Rents in France （ ）.
A. were extremely high
B. were tightly controlled
C. took as much as 80 percent of the workers’ income
D. had doubled in two years
34. According to the passage, French production （ ）.
A. was inadequate to meet the needs of the French people
B. was flooding the international market with inferior products
C. emphasized industrial production at the expense of agricultural production
D. was enough for the local market
35. According to the passage the French government （ ）.
A. prohibited the French workers to work abroad
B. reduced taxes to fight inflation
C. paid family allowances and benefits
D. prohibited the French workers to join labor unions
In old days, when a glimpse of stocking was looked upon as something far too shocking to distract the serious work of an office, secretaries were men.
Then came the First World War and the male secretaries were replaced by women. A man’s secretary became his personal servant, charged with remembering his wife’s birthday and buying her presents; ta-king his suits to the dry-cleaners; telling lies on the telephone to keep people he did not wish to speak to at bay; and, of course, typing and filling and taking shorthand.
Now all this may be changing again. The microchip and high technology is sweeping the British office, taking with it much of the routine clerical work that secretaries did.
“Once office technology takes over generally, the status of the job will rise again because it will involve only the high-powered work－and then men will want to do it agian.”
That was said by one of the executives(male) of one of the biggest secretarial agencies in this country. What he has predicted is already under way in the U.S.
Once high technology has made the job of secretary less routine, will there be a male takeover? Men should beware of thinking that they can walk right into the better jobs. There are a lot of women secretaries who will do the job as well as they－not just because they can buy negligees(妇女长睡衣) for the boss’s wife, but because they are as efficient and well-trained to cope with word processors and computers, as men.
36. Before 1914 female secretaries were rare because they （ ）.
A. were less efficient than men
B. were not as serious as men
C. wore stockings
D. would have disturbed the other office workers
37. A female secretary has been expected, besides other duties, to （ ）.
A. be her boss’s memory B. clean her boss’s clothes
C. do everything her boss asked her to D. telephone her boss’s wife
38. Secretaries, until recently, had to do a lot of work now done by （ ）.
A. machines B. other staff
C. servants D. wives
39. A secretary in the future will （ ）.
A. be better paid B. have higher status
C. have less work to do D. have more work to do
40. The writer believes that before long （ ）.
A. men and women will be secretaries
B. men are better than machines
C. men will take over women’s jobs as secretaries
D. women will operate most office machines
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49. queue 50. rigid 51. crooked 52. clench
53. quarrel 54. mean 55. millionth 56. tumor
57. vision 58. definance 59. bury 60. damn
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It doesn’t 61 when or how much a person sleeps, but everyone needs some rest to 62 alive. That’s what all doctors thought, 63 they heard about Al Herpin. Al Herpin, it was said, never slept. Could this be true? The doctors decided to see this strange man 64 .
Al Herpin was 90 65 the doctors came to his home in New Jersey. They thought for 66 that he had sleep of some 67 .So they stayed with him, and watched him hour after hour and day after day. But they never saw Herpin sleeping. In fact, he did not even have a bed. He never needed 68 .
The only rest that Herpin sometimes had was sitting in a comfortable chair and reading newspapers. The doctors asked him many questions, and found one thing that might 69 his continuous sleeplessness. His mother had been injured several days 70 he was born. Was this the real resson? No one could be sure.
Herpin died at the age of 94.
I have 71 up my mind, too, to go in 72 hello in backyards. It doesn’t do any 73 ,and it still feels 74 .Frankly, I’m 75 .I’m doing an 76 task,“like a police officer 77 a fire fighter.”I left this country a little 78 than I found it this 79 . Not many 80 can say that night.
81. In “The Day I Was Fat”,when the author said “My body looks good, but my mind feels great”,she meant that _____________.
82. According to “The Emotional Band Account”,the first type of “deposits” is to _____________.
83. In the story “Detective on the Trail”, Bob found that the ad said “on next Sunday” on the page of personal advertisements. But actually “_____________” would have been enough.
84. In the author’s opinion, a person should spend his third 8 hours dealing with _____________.
85. In the story “Thank You, Ma’am”,the woman didn’t ask the boy any question about his family because _____________.
86. To the author, a long-term happiness means a process of moving towards worthwhile goals and contri-buting towards _____________.
87. When he returned to his hometown, Andersen was welcomed by the whole town and people _____________.
88. The author tells us to forget about our misery because _____________.
89. Pappy invited Agent X to stay for dinner because he wanted to listen to _____________.
90. We should not be bound by the dictionary in choosing our words because new situation, new experiences, new inventions, new feelings are always making us _____________.