题目

  1. His colorful lifestyle aside, Bob Dylan's reputation as a _____ artist stems from the vast number of songs he produced during the 1960s and 1970s.

  A. humble

  B. flamboyant

  C. competent

  D. wealthy

  E. prolific

  正确答案:E

  题目解析:根据题意,联系前后,则说明他是多产的

  humble 卑微的;flamboyant华丽的;competent主管;wealthy富有的;prolific多产的

  2. After screenwriter Neil Jordan's most recent work opened in selected urban areas, many theatergoers were (i) _____ , but after pundits expressed their (ii) _____ , acceptance of the film's unique structure increased and demand for a wider release surged.

  Blank(i) Blank(ii)

  A. skeptical D. diffidence

  B. erratic E. approbation

  C. ebullient F. trepidation

  正确答案:AE

  题目解析:解题关键在于第一空后的BUT,说明是转折,一开始观众并不买账有所怀疑,而在得到专家认可后才开始认同并观看。因此最佳选项组合是AE。

  3. Many policy makers insist that consumer spending is a strong economic (i) _____ and, therefore, (ii) _____ of retail stores is a contributing factor to low-performing economies. To improve economic conditions in Lakewood, Colorado, the city has begun charging residents a public improvement fee, on top of normal sales tax, which will (iii) _____ tax breaks offered to major retailers to attract their business.

  Blank(i) Blank(ii) Blank(iii)

  A. stratagem D. a paucity G. indemnify

  B. catalyst E. a respite H. liquidate

  C. axiom F. an apex I. underwrite

  正确答案:BDI

  题目解析:许多政策制定者坚持认为,消费者的支出是经济的强烈催化剂,因此,缺乏零售商店是造成经济低迷的一个因素。为了改善科罗拉多州莱克伍德的经济状况,除去普通的销售税,市政府已经开始在市民中收取可以吸引零售商业的公共建设费。

  4. The _____ nature of the commencement speech did not sit well with the restless group of recent graduates.

  A. protracted

  B. concise

  C. verbose

  D. vigorous

  E. contrite

  F. premeditated

  正确答案:AC

  题目解析:题目大意是毕业典礼上冗长的演讲不太适合这群焦躁不安的应届毕业生。

  A protracted拖延;绘制 B concise简明的,简洁的 C verbose冗长的;啰嗦的

  D vigorous有力的;精力充沛的 E contrite悔悟了的;后悔的 F premeditated预谋的;预先考虑的

  5. It was clear after the incident that, while she may have answered truthfully in the strictest sense of the word, Sheryl was actually trying to _____ Sergei.

  A. enlighten

  B. delude

  C. illuminate

  D. covet

  E. gull

  F. implicate

  正确答案:BE

  题目解析:事故后很明显的是,严格意义上Sheryl应该说实话,但是她却试图欺骗Sergei.

  A enlighten启发,启蒙B delude欺骗;哄骗C illuminate阐明,说明

  D covet垂涎;觊觎E gull骗;欺诈F 统计纠正错误

  6. Ancient generals, lacking modern technologies such as radio and satellite communication, often found that one of the most significant challenges in warfare was to be accurately _____ the many changes on the battlefield or in the campaign.

  A. fortified by

  B. adulterated by

  C. cognizant of

  D. apprised of

  E. parodied by

  F. chary of

  正确答案:CD

  题目解析:在缺乏无线电广播和卫星通信的古代,将军们在战争中最大的挑战就是要准确的认识到战争中的变化。

  A fortified by加强的B adulterated by掺假的C cognizant of已认识到

  D apprised of获悉E parodied by拙劣模仿F chary of谨慎的;仔细的

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