大英选择题(含答案)

大学英语(3)选择题

1.As people’s living standards improve, the health and beauty business is ______ with

more sophisticated products than ever before.

A.astonishing

B. flourishing

C. exaggerating

D.diminishing

2.The ______ of older persons is relatively low in developing countries, but it is growing

much faster than in the west.

A.addition

B.majority

C.percentage

D.statistic

2Makers of consumer electronics will pay for environmental sanitation services to collect and ______ used refrigerators, computers and televisions under the new rules.

A.discharge

B.distribute

C.Dispose of

D.deal with

3.As some of the rules concerning foreign trade ran contrary to the principles of the WTO,

the government decided to ______ them as soon as possible.

A.Abolish

B.Accomplish

C.Distinguish

D.Establish

4.As the semester is drawing to an end, the student union is calling on all the students to

______ the temptation to cheat on exams.

A.refuse

B.reject

C.resist

D.resolve

5.In the last few years, the Internet and the World Wide Web have become ______ words;

almost everyone has heard of them.

B.home

C.house

D.household

6.Vicki never worried or hesitated about anything, she just ______ it and almost always

got whatever she wanted.

A.went by

B.went for

C.went over

D.went with

7.The reason 800 million people go hungry today is not that there isn’t enough food in the

world, ____ that these people cannot get the food anyway.

A.but

B.despite

C.even

D.except

8.As she matured as an artist, she ______ realize that “all artists are a product of their

culture”.

A.came to

B.kept to

C.took to

D.went to

9.My son failed to come back home last night. This morning the police came to our house

and ______ my worst fears that he was injured in a car accident.

A.advocated

B.confirmed

C.insured

D.promised

10.Because of the mad cow disease, the European Union _ a worldwide

Ban on British beef and beef product exports.

A.challenged

B.charged

C.forged

11.The exhibition at the Shanghai Science and Technology Center _____ such endangered

animals as the giant panda and the Siberian tiger and describes the work being done to protect them.

A.detects

B.exploits

C.features

D.demonstrates

12.A computer file is a collection of ______ data, used to organize the storage and

processing of data by computer.

A.electrical

B.artificial

C.electronic

D.genuine

13.To protect the environment, scientists and engineers are researching ways to _________

electricity more cheaply from such renewable energy sources as the wind and sun.

A.generate

B.manufacture

C.construct

D.transform

14.In social dancing, the participants dance for their own pleasure rather than for the

______ of an audience.

A.appreciation

B.entertainment

C.leisure

D.temptation

15.Wireless waste from cell phones, pocket PCs, and music players ____ special problems

because they have toxic chemicals in batteries and other components.

A.expose

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C.pose

D.transport

16.Scientists have discovered many planets orbiting distant stars, all are ______ to life.

A.unlikely

C.forbidden

D.vulnerable

17.A healthy and better-educated new generation is a ______ for sustainable economic and

social development of all countries.

A.guarantee

B.security

C.demand

D.target

18.Parks and open spaces are essential to the quality of life in dense ______ areas such as

New York City.

A.agricultural

B.rural

C.suburban

D.urban

19.My trip to the small village under the control of the enemy fire was full of delays and

difficulties, but I eventually ______.

A.got by

B.turned it over

C.hit the sack

D.made it

20.For traditional Chinese painters, fame and fortune come late, and it is ______ for artists

to hold their first exhibitions when they are over seventy years old.

A.hardly common

B.less frequent

C.not unheard of

D.just usual

21.A remote-controlled bomb exploded outside a hotel near the town square yesterday,

______ at least 12 people.

A.having been injured

B.having injured

C.injured

D.injuring

22.When energy is converted from one form to another, some energy is always lost as heat.

______, no energy conversion is ever 100% efficient.

A.In other terms

B.In other words

C.In another way

D.In some way

23.While freshmen are considered part of the academic elite, some of them appear to lack

common sense ______ following traffic regulations.

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B.when coming to

C.when it comes to

D.when they come to

24.A man who is good enough to shed his blood for his country is good enough ______ a

fair deal afterwards.

A.being given

B.been given

C.given

D.to be given

25.NASA’s Mars program was set back when two spacecraft failed up reaching Mars, one

______ up in the planet’s atmosphere and the other ______ after a software failure.

A.burned; disappeared

B.burned; disappearing

C.burning; disappearing

D.burning; disappeared

26.After a very busy schedule in the past two months, Kenneth plans to take things ______

for a while.

A.at ease

B.easily

C.easy

D.with ease

27.I just wonder if ____ ever _____ that you could have your own enterprise and run it

yourself when you were still a student.

A.it…occurred

B.you…occurred to it

C.it…occurred to you

D.you…occurred

28.Bicycle riders want the city government to set aside special lanes for bicycles on some of

the main streets, but though they have got some supporters, ______ like the idea.

A.everyone

B.not everyone

C.no one

D.someone

29.It can be said without exaggeration that no part of the United States is not easily

accessible by car, by train, or by air, and ______ by all the three of them.

A.More often than

B.More often than not

C.No more often than

D.Less often than

30.This report offered the most ____ and accurate information on the possible defects

resulting from cloning.

A.specific

B.particular

C.trivial

D.wicked

31.The worsening of the country’s economy could mean ______ public support for the

ruling party.

A.Crippled

B.Subtracted

C.Fluttered

D.Diminished

32.Henry stood by me when I most needed it. I’ll always ______ that.

A.impress

B.register

C.pledge

D.appreciate

33.Grandma always paid attention to the needs, wishes and feelings of those around her.

She was the most ______ woman I’ve ever known.

A.artificial

C.considerate

D.brilliant

34.Certainly in our society teachers don’t enjoy the respect that is ____ to doctors and

lawyers.

A.rewarded

B.accorded

C.designated

D.transferred

35.The changes our city ______ in the past few years are little short of miracles.

A.catalogued

B.underwent

C.inherited

D.furnished

36.He _____ the problem _____ in his mind for a whole week before he did anything about

it.

A.switched…on

B.kicked…up

C.turned…over

D.took…on

37.Their heavy commitments do not allow them to ______ themselves _____ current affairs

as fully as they might wish.

A.put…through

B.immerse…in

C.switch…on

D.settle…in

38.Japan’s productivity has overtaken America’s in some manufacturing industries, but

elsewhere the United States has ______ its lead.

A.taken up

B.brought back

C.rested on

D.clung to

39.For convenience’s sake, most couples in America have a ______ bank account instead of

separate accounts.

B.handy

C.dual

D.joint

40.The woman is a ______ offender and has been arrested five times this year for

shoplifting.

A.persistent

B.inevitable

C.blunt

D.dreary

41.Any excitement you have at starting a new job is always ______ with a certain amount of

fear.

A.mingled

B.dotted

C.joined

D.scarred

42.The problem of poverty is particularly ______ in rural areas where one in three adults is

unemployed.

A.offensive

B.significant

C.Acute

D.Frail

43.If your monthly salary exceeds 10,000, you have to ______ 20% tax from the sum you

receive.

A.designate

B.repay

C.subtract

D.snatch

44.We can do without carpets. I prefer ______ wooden floors throughout the house.

A.empty

B.bare

C.lean

D.primitive

45.Three people were killed in the bomb explosion, but police have not yet identified the

______.

A.representatives

B.statistics

C.victims

D.circumstances

46.He was ashamed. That feeling ___, and he was never comfortable in church after that.

A.lingered

B.stalked

C.saturated

D.flourished

47.The increased volume of scheduled flights during the weeklong holiday is ______ the air

traffic control system.

A.tilting

B.streaming

C.straining

D.abolishing

48.In some areas China is ______ the developed countries, but it will take some years before

we can catch up with them.

A.growing into

B.whipping up

C.gaining on

D.heading for

49.I made ______ use of my spare time, mixing with a lot of different people and practicing

my English.

A.mobile

B.fierce

C.profitable

D.swift

50.The meeting was successful and ended with a(n) ______ to set up cooperation between

the six states of the region.

A.testimony

B.pledge

C.evolution

D.signature

51.We think it is wrong to single out any ______ of society for Aids testing.

A.spectrum

B.section

C.mixture

D.locality

52.The chances of the disease being ______ to humans are extremely remote.

A.exposed

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C.migrated

D.transferred

53.The child has a(n) ______ disease which attacks the immune system.

A.imposed

B.inherited

C.disguised

D.captured

54.It seems these creatures can ____ temperature which would kill other species.

A.tolerate

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C.mock

D.undergo

55.History, ______ and modern, has taught these people an intense distrust of their

neighbors.

A.primitive

B.ancient

C.religious

D.urban

56.“Hi, John, could you show me how to ______ graphics with text on the same screen?”

A.fuse

B.clone

C.merge

D.mingle

57.What they have done is _____ two different types of entertainment, the circus and the

rock concert.

A.dispose

B.accord

C.adopt

D.fuse

58.The school strives to treat pupils as individuals and to help each one to achieve their full

______.

A.curiosity

B.genius

C.advantage

D.potential

59.The thought of dying slowly and painfully ______ me. I really can’t understand why so

many people are opposed to euthanasia.

A.terrifies

B.curses

C.puzzles

D.injures

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