辽宁省灯塔市高考英语一轮复习 完形填空精编(6)

辽宁灯塔市2017高考英语完形填空(一轮)精编

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When I entered Berkele y, I hoped to earn a scholarship. Having been a Straight­A student,I believed I could __1__ tough subjects and really learn something. One such course was World Literature given by Professor Jayne. I was extremely interested in the ideas he __2__ in class.

When I took the first exam,I was __3__ to find a 77, C­plus,on my test paper, __4__ English was my best subject. I went to Professor Jayne, who listened to my arguments but remained __5__.

I decided to try harder, although I didn't know what that __6__ because school had always been easy for me. I read the books more carefully,but got another 77. Again, I __7__ with Professor Jayne. Again,he listened patiently but wouldn't change his __8__.

One more test before the final exam. One more __9__ to improve my grade. So I redoubled my efforts and, for the first time, __10__ the meaning of the word “thorough”. But my __11__ did no good and everything __12__ as before.

The last hurdle (障碍)was the final. No matter what __13__ I got,it wouldn't cancel three C­pluses. I might as well kiss the __14__ goodbye.

I stopped working hard. I felt I knew the course material as well as I ever would. The night before the final,I even __15__ myself to a movie. The next day I decided for once I'd have __16__ with a test.

A week later, I was surprised to find I got an A. I hurried into Professor Jayne's office. He __17__ to be expecting me. “If I gave you the As you __18__, you wouldn't continue to work as hard.”

I stared at him, __19__ that his analysis and strategy (策略)were correct. I had worked my head __20__, as I had never done before.

I was speechless when my course grade arrived: A­plus. It was the only A­plus given. The next year I received my scholarship. I've always remembered Professor Jayne's lesson: you alone must set your own standard of excellence.

1. A.take B.discuss

C.cover D.get

答案:A 动词take在此处表示“学习(某学科)”。

2.A.sought B.presented

C.exchanged D.obtained

答案:B he presented in class是定语从句,修饰表抽象事物的先行词ideas。

3.A.shocked B.worried

C.scared D.anxious

答案:A 下文提到作者去找老师理论的事,由此可判断作者对自己只得77分感到吃惊。

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