一、单选题 (共 15 道试题,共 60 分)
1.The financial problem of this company is further ______ by the rise in interest rates.
2.We are doing this work in the ___ of reforms in the economic, social and cultural spheres.
3.His successful negotiations with the Americans helped him to ________ his position in the government.
4.E-mail is a convenient, highly democratic informal medium for conveying messages that ______________ well to human needs.
5.It is difficult to _____________ of a plan to end poverty.
6.The designer has applied for a ______ for his new invention.
A.to give one’s place to each
B.to end or judge after some consideration
8.This book is expected to ____________ the best-seller lists.
9.He said that they had _________ been obliged to give up the scheme for lack of support.
10.Once you get to know your mistakes, you should ________ them as soon as possible.
A.to break or act against a law, principle
B.to beat or threaten someone
C.to obey a law
D.to cause a rule to be obeye
13.with respect to （选出与题干意义最接近的解释）
B.in relation to
14.It is ________ that women should be paid less than men for doing the same kind of work.
B.to remove a difficulty, to avoid
C.to allow sb to do
D.to be apparent
二、判断题 (共 10 道试题,共 40 分)
16.sophisticated的意思是:having, revealing or proceeding from a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture
17.promote的意思是:support or actively encourage
18.They quickly brought down the age at marriage for both men and women and brought the birth rate to a twentieth century height after more than a hundred years of steady decline.(语法上正确与否)
19.Is it possible to acquire an additional language in the same sense one acquires a first language? (语法上正确与否)
20.superior的意思是:low in rank, status or quality
21.The perspective adopted to view the acquiring of an additional language is that of an individual attempts to do so.(语法上正确与否)
22.It had happened too often that they sold their wheat soon shortly after harvest when farm debts were coming due.(语法上正确与否)
23.set off 意思是:begin
24.From a very early age, perhaps the age of five or six, I knew that when I grew I should be a writer.(语法上正确与否)
25.violate的意思是:break or fail to comply with