2013年同等学力申硕考试英语模拟试卷(三)

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2013年同等学力申硕考试英语模拟试卷(三)

Part I Oral Communication (15 minutes,10 points)

Section A

Directions:In this section there are two incomplete dialogues and each dialogue has three blanks and three choices A,B and C,taken from the dialogue.Fill in each of the blanks with one of the choices to complete the dialogue and mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

Dialogue One

A.Um...about 1978.I think,when I was eighteen.

B.What about you?

C.Yeah,I really like that.

Steve:Francesca,what’s your favourite piece of music,would you say ?

Francesca: I think it’s “Pie Jesu” by Andrew Lloyd-Webber.

Steve:Really?

Fancesca:(1)______

Steve:When did you first hear it?

Francesca:Oh,about five years ago my sister was in a choir concert and that was the first time I heard it,and I thought it was really beautiful. (2)_____what’s your favourite?

Fancesca:Well, it’s a big piece. It’s Mahler’s second symphony.

Steve:Oh, yeah, yeah!

Fancesca:When…when did you first hear that?

Steve:(3)_____

Fancesca:A long time ago.

Steve:Yeah. But it stays with me and I’ve seen it performed several times since then.

Dialogue Two

A.I didn’t realize you were such a good cook

B.I’ll do them myself later

C.Well, you know, if you want to

John:Oh Anne, that was a wonderful dinner. That’the best meal I’ve had in a long time.

Anne: Oh, thank you! Thank you very much.

John: Can I give you a hand with the dishes?

Anne: Uh-uh,don’t bother.(4)______.Hey, would you like me to fix some coffee?

John: Uh, thanks a lot.I’d love some. Uh, would you mind if I smoke?

Anne: Why, not at all.Here, let me get you an ashtray.

John: Aw, thanks very much…Oh Anne,(5)_______.

Anne:Actually, I’ve only just learned how ,you know. It’s because I’ve been taking these courses.

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John:Why,I can’t cook at all,can’t even boil an egg.

Anne:No kidding.(6)_____ ,you could take a couple of classes over at Sheridan College and learn how to do it too.

John:Aw,thanks a lot.

Section B

Directions:In this section there is one incomplete interview which has four blanks and four choices A,B,Cand D,taken from the interview.Fill in each of the blanks with one of the choices to complete the interview and mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

A.That’s right,John.

B.Why should we believe you this time?

C.But Mrs.Faulkes,you said that five years ago when you were campaigning for the last general election.

D.How’s the campaign going?

Interviewer:In our radio car we have Geraldine Faulkes who is on the campaign trail in the constituency of Liverpool north-east.Good morning,Mrs.Faulkes.

Mrs.Faulkes:Good morning,John.

Interviewer:Now,Mrs.Faulkes.It’s only three weeks till the general election.(7)____

Mrs.Faulkes:I am fully confident that the Conservative Party will win this general election and that the people of this country will welcome five more years of good Conservative Government.

Interviewer:I see.Now I believe that your party is promising tax cuts if it wins the election. Mrs.Faulkes:(8)?????????______We are the party of low taxation and we believe that our economic policies over the past five years have been the right policies.Our economy is growing stronger and now is the right time for income tax cuts.

Interviewer :(9)_____You said you would lower taxes five years ago,but you didn’t,did you?

Mrs.Fauikes:Our economic policies over the last five years have given us one of the strongest economies in Europe with some of the lowest interest rate. We said that we were going to lower interest rates at the last election and we have delivered our promise.And what’s more we believe that interest rates will remain low if we are elected for another term.

Interviewer:But I don’t think low interest rates are the same as lower taxes.You said you would lower taxes and you didn’t(10)_____.

Mrs.Fauikes: The economy of the country is now very healthy thanks to good government, and I believe that now is the time for tax cuts.

Part II Vocabulary(10 minutes,10 points)

Directions:In this part there,each with one blank sentences,each with one blank.Choose the one from the four choices marked A,B,C and D that best keeps the meaning of the sentence. Mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

(11)China’s trade surplus with the US accounted for 73 percent of its total surplus last year,but China had a trade ______with other countries,including 58 less-developed countries.

A.increase B.deficit

C.decrease D.surplus

(12)To succeed in today’s global market place,it is_____ to learn as much as possible about the conditions in

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overseas markets.

A.essential B.interesting

C.suitable D.negligent

(13)The source informed the reporter that though the fire in the TV show house spread rapidly,a team of four specifically trained staff_____it immediately and put it out in ten minutes.

A.paid attention to B.looked up to

C.attended to D.attached importance to

(14)According to Global Times,Hainan Province has_____an ambitious plan to attract more international tourists by upgrading the island’s entire transportation network.

A.took on B.improved on

C.put on D.embarked on

(15)Cyber technology is among the few core technologies whose edges must be sharpened domestically to maintain social stability and the national interests.

A.safeguard B.prevent

C.protest D.save

(16)Cultural exchanges will mark a milestone in the history of China- Australia cultural relations and will lead to ongoing cultural_____for years to come.

A.collaboration B.elaboration

C.distribution D.expansion

(17)Members of a Britain’s biggest trade union walked out Friday after talks with British Airways on a_____over working conditions broke down.

A.conversation B.negotiation

C.dispute D.1ecture

(18)In 2010,GM Daewoo,the South Korean subsidiary of US car giant General Motors,_____more than 58,000 vehicles because of defects in the blow to Asia’s crisis-hit auto industry.

A.recognized B.recorded

C.reconciled D.recalled

(19)Doctors gave the serious anemia patient a series of injections and started her on an_____course of vitamins.A.urgent B.ardent

C.evident D.emergent

(20)Gold prices soared to the highest level on January 25,2012 in the US.And the____metal surged to$1,720.35 an ounce on the London BuIlion Market—the highest level since December 9, 2011.

A.previous B.distinctive

C.precious D.innovative

Part Ill Reading Comprehension(45 minutes。25 points)

Section A

Directions:In this section,there are four passages followed by questions or unfinished statements,each with four suggested answers A,B.C and D.Choose the best answer and mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

Passage One

Childhood exposure to a group of chemicals,which are used widely in a variety of products,including water-resistant clothing and microwave popcorn,could reduce the effectiveness of common vaccines,a new study has

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found.

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston looked at over 580 children and found that those who had higher concentrations of these perfluorinated(全氟化的) compounds(PFCs)in their blood had lower immune responses to diphtheria(白喉)and tetanus(破伤风) vaccinations.

An insufficient immune response to a vaccine can mean a child is actually vulnerable to catching a disease even though they have been vaccinated against it,the researchers said.

“When we take our kids to the doctor’s office to get their shots,we expect that the vaccines are going to work.What we found was that there was an increasing risk that they didn’t work if the kids had been exposed to the PFCs,”study author Philippe Grand-jean was quoted as saying by LiveScience.

(21)What makes the children’s common vaccines less effective according to the new study?

A.The exposure of chemicals they used in childhood.

B. The reduction of a series of chemicals in childhood.

C.Childhood consumption of chemical products.

D.Childhood contact with chemical products.

(22)The Harvard School of Public Health experts found that there was______relation between concentrations of chemical deposits in blood and immunity.

A.no direct B.an unilateral

C.a direct D.an unpredictable

(23)The word “vulnerable” (Para.3) is closest in meaning to“_____”

A.difficult to be affected B.impossible to be affected

C.possible to be affected D.easy to be affected

(24)The increasing risk of low immunity which children face is caused by____.

A.their exposure to chemicals

B.their refusal of getting shots of vaccines

C.the doctors’irresponsibility

D.the poor quality of vaccines

Part II Vocabulary(10 minutes,10 points)

Directions:In this part there,each with one blank sentences,each with one blank.Choose the one from the four choices marked A,B,C and D that best keeps the meaning of the sentence. Mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

(11)China’s trade surplus with the US accounted for 73 percent of its total surplus last year,but China had a trade ______with other countries,including 58 less-developed countries.

A.increase B.deficit

C.decrease D.surplus

(12)To succeed in today’s global market place,it is_____ to learn as much as possible about the conditions in overseas markets.

A.essential B.interesting

C.suitable D.negligent

(13)The source informed the reporter that though the fire in the TV show house spread rapidly,a team of four specifically trained staff_____it immediately and put it out in ten minutes.

A.paid attention to B.looked up to

C.attended to D.attached importance to

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(14)According to Global Times,Hainan Province has_____an ambitious plan to attract more international tourists by upgrading the island’s entire transportation network.

A.took on B.improved on

C.put on D.embarked on

(15)Cyber technology is among the few core technologies whose edges must be sharpened domestically to maintain social stability and the national interests.

A.safeguard B.prevent

C.protest D.save

(16)Cultural exchanges will mark a milestone in the history of China- Australia cultural relations and will lead to ongoing cultural_____for years to come.

A.collaboration B.elaboration

C.distribution D.expansion

(17)Members of a Britain’s biggest trade union walked out Friday after talks with British Airways on a_____over working conditions broke down.

A.conversation B.negotiation

C.dispute D.1ecture

(18)In 2010,GM Daewoo,the South Korean subsidiary of US car giant General Motors,_____more than 58,000 vehicles because of defects in the blow to Asia’s crisis-hit auto industry.

A.recognized B.recorded

C.reconciled D.recalled

(19)Doctors gave the serious anemia patient a series of injections and started her on an_____course of vitamins.A.urgent B.ardent

C.evident D.emergent

(20)Gold prices soared to the highest level on January 25,2012 in the US.And the____metal surged to$1,720.35 an ounce on the London BuIlion Market—the highest level since December 9, 2011.

A.previous B.distinctive

C.precious D.innovative

Part Ill Reading Comprehension(45 minutes。25 points)

Section A

Directions:In this section,there are four passages followed by questions or unfinished statements,each with four suggested answers A,B.C and D.Choose the best answer and mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

Passage One

Childhood exposure to a group of chemicals,which are used widely in a variety of products,including water-resistant clothing and microwave popcorn,could reduce the effectiveness of common vaccines,a new study has found.

Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston looked at over 580 children and found that those who had higher concentrations of these perfluorinated(全氟化的) compounds(PFCs)in their blood had lower immune responses to diphtheria(白喉)and tetanus(破伤风) vaccinations.

An insufficient immune response to a vaccine can mean a child is actually vulnerable to catching a disease even though they have been vaccinated against it,the researchers said.

“When we take our kids to the doctor’s office to get their shots,we expect that the vaccines are going to

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work.What we found was that there was an increasing risk that they didn’t work if the kids had been exposed to the PFCs,”study author Philippe Grand-jean was quoted as saying by LiveScience.

(21)What makes the children’s common vaccines less effective according to the new study?

A.The exposure of chemicals they used in childhood.

B. The reduction of a series of chemicals in childhood.

C.Childhood consumption of chemical products.

D.Childhood contact with chemical products.

(22)The Harvard School of Public Health experts found that there was______relation between concentrations of chemical deposits in blood and immunity.

A.no direct B.an unilateral

C.a direct D.an unpredictable

(23)The word “vulnerable” (Para.3) is closest in meaning to“_____”

A.difficult to be affected B.impossible to be affected

C.possible to be affected D.easy to be affected

(24)The increasing risk of low immunity which children face is caused by____.

A.their exposure to chemicals

B.their refusal of getting shots of vaccines

C.the doctors’irresponsibility

D.the poor quality of vaccines

Section B

Directions:In this section,you are required to read four pieces of news and decide which of the four titles marked A,B,C and D is best suited to each of them.Choose the best answer and mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

A.Nokia posts $1.38bn loss in fourth qtr

B.Gold surges to 7-week high of $1720

C.R-Power ropes in German utility for mining

D.“We are creating,not stealing jobs in US,Europe”

(42)______

LONDON:Gold prices soared Thursday to the highest level in almost seven weeks as the dollar weakened after the US Federal Reserve vowed to keep interest rates near zero for more than two years.

The precious metal rose up to$1,720.35 an ounce on the London Bullion Market — the highest level since December 9 but still far below the record peak of $1,921.15 struck on September 6.

“With the US Federal pledging to keep interest rates in check until late 2014,gold soared,”said Rose Norman,boss of British-based bullion broker Sharp Pixley. “Although there was heavy speculative buying, anxious investors joined the fray who are concerned by currency depreciation as global central banks use easy monetary policies to flood markets with cash.”

(43)_____

Davos:With HCL Tech announcing 10,000 jobs for locals in the US and Europe,India Inc on Thursday chose the WEF meet to send a strong message that India IT firms are creating and not stealing jobs in troubled western economies.A message emerged from British PM David Cameron’s advice to EU that instead of being a threat,emerging economies

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like India can be of great help to Europe.

Concluding FTA with India by the year-end would be in Europe’s interest,he said.“There has to be FTAs,bilateral trade agreements with countries like India and Singapore along with other countries,” he said.

(44)_____

Helsinki:Mobile phone maker Nokia Corp posted a fourth-quarter net loss of 1.70 billion euro($1.38bn)as sales slumped 21% even as the company’s first Window smartphones hit markets in Europe and Asia.The loss compares with a profit of 745 million euro in the same period a year earlier.

Nokia said net revenue,including both its mobile phones and its network divisions,fell from 12.6 billion euro in the Q4 of 2010 to 10 billion,with smartphones plunging 23%.Nokia has lost its once-dominance in the global cell phone market,with Android phones and iPhones overtaking it in the growing smartphone segment.Nokia is attempting a comeback with phones using Microsoft’s Window software,a struggle that CEO Stephen Elop characterized as “war of eco-systems.”

(45)______

New Delhi:Anil Ambani’s R-Power has roped in RWE Power International of Germany to help the company with extracting coal from its captive mines of the Tilaiya ultra-mega power project,the third such plant the government has mandated the company to set up.

RWE Power is one of Europe’s leading energy utilities and German’s biggest coal miner.The company would help R-Power design and plan the engineering aspects of captive mine and procurement of equipment and ensure quality control.Government has allocated Kerendari Band C coal blocks of North Karanpura coal fields in Jhark-hand to meet the fuel requirements of the Tilaiya project.These mines have reserve of over 1 billion ton.The company plans to produce 40 million tons of coal per year.

IV Cloze(10 minutes,10 points)

Directions:In this part,there is a passage with ten blanks.For each blank there are four choices marked A,B,C and D.Choose the best answer for each blank and mark your answer on the Answer Sheet.

Hollywood propaganda films of the late thirties and early forties can be divided(46)_____three general categories:films that praised America,films that introduced World War II allies,and films that (47)____the enemy.Beginning in the late thirties,Hollywood began producing a(48)_____of biography films,all(49) _____which glorified the American democratic tradition.John Ford’s Young Mr.Lincoln(1939)and John Cromwell’s Abe Lincoln in Illinois(1940) were examples of Hollywood’s attempt(50)_____that American democracy gave everyone a(51)____at success.In the early forties many Hollywood movies (52)_____an introduction to the American allies. Films(53)_____ Mrs.Miniver (1942)and Journey for Margaret(1942) presented a sympathetic picture of the British people.During the latter part of the forties,Hollywood was determined to introduce American audiences to the enemy,and movies like Hitler’s Children(1943) and Behind the Rising Sun(1944) portrayed German and Japanese brutality.Many of the latter anti-German and anti-Japanese films have since been criticized(54)_____their distorted and simplistic themes that presented the German and Japanese people(55)____half-mad beasts.

(46)A.into B.as C.among D.upon

(47)A.praised B.described C.criticized D.resembled

(48)A.1ist B.series C.collection D.glimpse

(49)A.in B.of C.on D.for

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(50)A.proving B.proved C.prove D.to prove

(51)A.chance B.hope C.job D.wish

(52)A.employed B.took C.offered D.showed

(53)A.1ike B.as C.such D.that

(54)A.in case of B.on behalf of

C.for the sake of D.because of

(55)A.against B.for C.as D.in

Part V Text Completion(20 minutes,20 points)

Directions:In this part there are three short texts.For each text,you should first fill in the blank in the choices A,B,C(and D) with the best answer provided in the rectangle.Then,complete the text itself by filling in each of the blanks with the completed A,or B,or C(or D).Write your answer on Answer Sheet.

Text One

number released to

A.it offers BCom courses(56)_____ students throughout India

B.was(57)_____in Dec.2011 and asked the perspective students to avoid these self-styled universities

C.the second highest(58)_____of such varsities

Believe it not,a“university”is being run from a cramped 20x20-foot room on the second floor of a building at Daryaganj in Old Delhi.The owner of the establishment claims(59)______.

Commercial University Ltd,as the place is called,is one of six “universities” in the capital that have been branded fake by the University Grants Commission.The list(60)_____.

Delhi has(61)_____in the list,after Uttar Pradesh which has eight.

Text Two

how because of another

A.has 650 employees in Coventry and(62)_____ 200 at a center in Manchester

B.shows(63)____popular our phone banking service is with our customers

C.(64)_____the growth of its phone banking service

Barclays Bank is setting up a call center in Sunderland(65)_____.This is a welcome decision for the north-east,which companies considered less attractive than regions such as London and Scotland in their list of the best locations for call centers.Opening early next year,the center is expected to employ 2,000 people over the next three years. Barclaycall,the phone banking service,was introduced in 1994 and has more than 600,000 customers.The service(66)_____.Barclaycall is attracting 25,000 new customers every month and the bank expects one million customers over the next two years.One director said:“Opening another call center(67)_____.Barclays will continue to invest to satisfy their needs.”

Text Three

While range Furthermore into

A.It will fit (68)_____the smallest space

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B. (69) _____the machine is performing another one

C.the latest addition to our extensive(70)_____ of fax machines

D.(71)_____,the laser printing gives you high quality pictures

The answer to all your communication problems? The KR 700 is (72)____.It is a more advanced version of the KR 600 with an answerphone facility and many other special features.One of these means that you can perform one operation(73)____.There several dailing techniques allow you to send faxes easily,quickly and cheaply. It takes just fifteen seconds to fax an A4 page.

(74)____.The answerphone has fourteen minutes’ recording time,which is a bonus for any business.Although it is such a flexible machine,it is compact.(75)____in the office or at home.

Part VI Translation(20 minutes,1 0 points)

Directions:Translate the following passage into Chinese.Write your answer on the Answer Sheet.

Japanese businesses are divided into two main categories.The first is that of the major corporations that work closely with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.These large Japanese corporations employ approximately one third of the Japanese work force.Approximately 30 percent of Japanese firms are in this category. The second category,comprising 70 percent of Japanese firms,is that of smaller businesses employing the other two thirds of the work force.Smaller companies often have ties to the large companies and do subcontracting work. Companies in the second category do not offer lifetime employment.For the major companies,the advantage of subcontracting is that in times of recession they can reduce their orders to subcontractors and avoid having to fire their own employees.

Part VII Writing(30 minutes,15 points)

Directions:Write about the topic Lend a Helping Hand and Full Support to People in Need in at least 1 50 words.You should write according to the outline given below:

1.每个人在生活中都不可避免地需要他人援助

2.帮助和支持他人是每个公民的应尽义务和美德

3.助人即助己,大家均助人,社会才和谐

Write your answer on the Answer Sheet.

模拟试卷(三)参考答案

Part I Oral Communication(1 5 minutes,1 0 points)

Section A

Dialogue One

(1)C(2)B(3)A

Dialouge Two

(4)B(5)A(6)C

Section B

(7)D(8)A(9)C(10)B

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Part II Vocabulary(10 minutes,10 points)

(11)B(12)A(13)C(14)D(15)A(16)A(17)C(18)D(19)A(20)C

Part III Reading Comprehension(45 minutes,25 points)

Section A

Passage One

(21)D(22)C(23)D 24(A)

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Passage Two

(25)A(26)B(27)A(28)D(29)D

Passage Three

(30)A(31)A(32)B(33)C(34)B

Pssage Four

(35)D(36)D(37)A(38)A(39)B(40)B(41)A

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Section B

(42)B(43)D(44)A(45)C

Part IV Cloze(10 minutes,10 points)

(46)A(47)C(48)B(49)B(50)D(51)A(52)C(53)A(54)D(55)C

Part V Text Completion(20 minutes,20 points)

Text One

(56)to(57)released(58)number(59)A(60)B(61)C

Text Two

(62)another(63)how(64)because of

(65)C(66)A(67)B

Text Three

(68)into

(69)while

(70)range

(71)Furthermore

(72)C(73)B(74)D(75)A

Part VI Translation(20 minutes,10 points)

日本公司分为两大类。一类是在业务上与国际贸易和工业部来往密切的大公司。这些日本大公司雇用本国大约1/3的劳动力。日本约30%的公司属于这一类。第二类公司规模小,雇用其余2/3的劳动力,占日本公司总数的70%。小型公司常与大公司有业务往来,承做些分包业务。这类小型公司不提供终身工作。对于大型公司来说,他们派分包业务的优势是:在萧条时期可以少派给小公司的分包订单以避免自己裁减员工。

Part VII Writing(30 minutes,15 points)

Life is not without troubles and difficulties and we definitely need help sometimes in our life.It is common sense that people wish to feceive others’help when they come across difficulties.

Actually,in our Chinese culture,being ready to help is regarded as a virtue.Doing good deeds is considered as a citizen’s responsibility.So it is quite necessary that people learn to lend a helpful hand and full support to those in trouble.

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We strongly believe that helping other people means helping ourselves.Those who have received others’ help can better understand people in need,and they in turn are more likely to lend help and support.Therefore,whenever we offer help,we not only help others but also help ourselves.So let’s be kind and be ready to help.Only in this way can we enjoy a happy life,and only in this way can we build a more and more harmonious society.

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