A. Do the research that will impact on people.between theory and practice.
B. Bridge the gap
C. Learn things for the sake of learning.
D. Lake the responsibility to do research.
According to the author, “rethinking” means ________.
A. to think what it means to be human
B. to believe nothing is certain
D. to use a unique way of
C. to question the traditional way of thinkingthinking 参考答案：
21) C 22) D 23) B 24) A 25) C
Directions： There are some blanks in the following passage. For each blank there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. You should choose the ONE that best fits into the passage.
When we are faced with the choice of major at college, few would like to choose history. People might argue that everything 26) repeats itself, so if we study the past, we can surely know about the future. I’m not 27) cynical , but I don’t agree with this view. To insist that to 28) speculate about the past will reveal something of the future is 29) (solely) a nice idea, but what we really want to know about is the present. People might also say that if we study history, we won’t repeat the mistake or 30) defect of the past. However, if we have learned from the past, then over the centuries we ought to have 31) accumulated so much knowledge that things like war and poverty should 32) (have been eliminated) by now. This is only a wishful thinking but not a 33) logical reasoning because we see wars and conflicts still going on in this world. 34) Unfortunately , we’ve still got a long way to go in this respect. 35) In addition , as college students, for our family and for ourselves, we are 36) obliged to speculate on the future prospects and benefits of learning history. 37) (Given) the huge cost of attending university and the current 38) shrinking job market, should we still major in history? Sure, we may have different answers, but 39) whatever we want to do in the future, most of us have to 40) (adjust) ourselves to the worsening economy today. Nowadays, studying history is more likely a 41) (barrier) to finding a sensible job.
Ambitious students have the strong 42) (motive) to help people and save the world after college. But today’s education is market- 43) oriented , and the sole purpose of education is to make money. Not only are there not 44) (sufficient) jobs in the current struggling market, but it also has become 45) evident that there will never be enough promising jobs in the future, not to mention jobs for students of history. 26)
A. eliminateeliminated 33)
B. have eliminatedC. have been eliminatedD. be
B. criticalC. typicalD. logical
A. In all36)
B. UncertainlyC. IncrediblyD. Unbelievably
B. In additionC. In briefD. In result
B. absorbedC. obligedD. committed
B. TakenC. ConsideredD. Given
B. quiveringC. tremblingD. shaking
B. whereverC. whateverD. whichever
B. adjustC. affectD. effect
B. carrierC. boundaryD. frontier
B. motionC. decisionD. motive
B. intendedC. orientedD. supported
B. sufficientC. efficientD. proficient
B. confidentC. distinctiveD. distinguished
26) B 27) D 28) A 29) C 30) C 31) A 32) C 33) D 34) A 35) B 36) C 37) D 38) A 39) C 40) B 41) A 42) D 43) C 44) B 45) A
Directions： Fill in the blanks in the following passage by selecting suitable words from the word bank. Each word can be used only once. Many people like to save books. If you walk into their home, you are 46) (liable) to see anywhere from a single bookshelf to a whole library full of all kinds of books. They have 47) (accumulated) such a wealth of books that the shelves in their study rooms reach up to the ceilings. The 48) (spectacular) book collections they keep on the shelves are dusted and lined up neatly. There are two important reasons why people save books.
One reason people save their books is to use them as reference materials. People whose job includes studying a lot of textbooks might feel 49) (compelled) to save some of those books for future reference. Those interested in electronic equipment keep their books to 50) (speculate) about the mystery of computer technology and the like. Many families keep encyclopedias (百科全书) for their children to 51) boost their knowledge.
Another reason people save books is to make a good impression. Some think that a library full of the books of the 52) humanities , such as literatures and the books about art and history makes them look 53) knowledgeable . Some people have never 54) (bothered) to read those books. Also, some people like to show to visitors their wide 55) (scope) of tastes and interests. In fact, it’s just a good feeling they want to have.
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A. spectacular B. speculate C. span D. scope E. available F. compelled G. bothered H. accumulated I. prospect J. boost K. humanities L. liable
M. knowledgeable N. expelled O. stimulated
46) liable 47) accumulated 48) spectacular 49) compelled 50) speculate 51) boost 52) humanities 53) knowledgeable 54) bothered 55) scope