1. 考試時間：90 分鐘。
4. 單選題共 40 題。
單選題，共 40 題，每題 2.5 分
I.詞彙和結構：請選出一個正確或最適當的答案，並將代表字母 (A , B , C , D)
1. Our art teacher us how to draw a picture with pencils last Wednesday.
(A) greeted (B) pitied (C) cured (D) showed
2. Lack of clean water and food will a dirty environment and disease.
(A) sort out (B) result in (C) get around (D) arrive at 3. Judy has lost so much weight that I co uld hardly her when I
just saw her on the street an hour ago.
(A) demonstratge (B) convince (C) recognize (D) establish
4. There is a of that popular novel at our bookstore; there are only three copies available now.
(A) shortage (B) refund (C) formula (D) position
5. John is an stud ent; he always finishes his homework early and can handle many things at the same time.
(A) offensive (B) amusing (C) idealistic (D) efficient
6. People often wonder how growing up in the same house and being raised by the same parents in the same wa y could turn out to be so different.
(A) siblings (B) respects (C) disorders (D) triggers
7 . Like a(n) , only a few cultural rules are visible and easy to understand while most are invisible or hidden.
(A) a mbulance (B) seesaw (C) ladder (D) iceberg 8 . Pricing is for business. The wrong price can lead to low
profits or even losses.
(A) ignorant (B) tricky (C) edible (D) arrogant
9. Contrary to the popular belief, d rinking lots of milk ma y not lower the risk of bones , a recent study suggests.
(A) boosting (B) adopting (C) fracturing (D) increasing
10.We can always count on Li sa, she is willing to give us a hand any time.
(A) for (B) yet (C) then (D) so
11 .Neither the principal the teacher came to the hospital to visit the injured student.
(A) or (B) and (C) but (D) nor
12.My brother is one of those teenagers more time on on -line games than on study.
(A) who spend (B) to spent (C) who spends (D)spend
13 . Fo r human beings, t he senses of taste and smell are alike in some ways and different in .
(A) one anotehr (B) other (C) others (D) another
14. When it comes to romantic relationships, the longer a relationship lasts , the breakup would be.
(A) as hard (B) the harder (C) hardly (D)the hardest
15. For year s, people have learned about the world from materials in print, but today man y also get their information from electronic media.
(A) hundred (B) a hundred of (C) hundreds of (D) hundreds
II.段落填空：請選出一個正確或最適當的答案，並將代表字母(A , B , C , D) 填入答案卷中。
Playing sports can help children grow healthier and stronger, but it ma y also cause negative effects to them. 16 , some children who play sports badly ma y be yelled at or made fun of. Parents and adults sometimes teach children 17 playing sports aggressively is acceptable. 18 , children ma y think it is fine to hurt others in sports and in life as long as they can win. 19 such negative attitudes toward sports, children shoul d understand the main goal of playing sports is to have fun 20 focus on just wining. Wh en they develop a positive attitude toward playing sports, they can benefit from playing them.
16 .(A) Moreover (B) For example
(C) Instead (D) In the past
17 .(A) that (B) while
(C) who (D) though
18 .(A) Fortunately (B) On one hand
(C) At first (D) Becasue of this
19 .(A) Prevent (B) To prevent
(C) Has prevented (D) Prevented 20 .(A) as soon as (B) in addition to
(C) rather than (D) along with
Do you know popsicles were invented by an 21 ? In 1905, Frank Epperson filled a cup with water and fruit -flavored soda powder.
He left his drink outside on the porch with a stir stick in it. 22 , he forgot all about it and went to bed. When he woke up the next morning, he discovered that his fruit drink 23 to the stir stick.
He pulled the frozen mixture out of the cup by the stick, 24 a fruit -flavored ice treat. In 1923, Frank Epperson began making and selling his ice treats in different flavors. 25 1928, his business had made him very wealthy. Although popsicles aren ’t the only invention made by accident, they might be the tastiest.
21 .(A) 11 years old (B) 11 year old (C) 11-year-old (D) 11-years -old
22 .(A) However (B) In contrast
(C) In the past (D) Consequently
23 .(A) be frozen (B) frozen
(C) has frozen (D) had frozen
24 .(A) creating (B) created
(C) be created (D) being created
25 .(A) For (B) By
(C) Via (D) Except
III.閱讀測驗：請選出一個正確或最適當的答案，並將代表字母(A , B , C , D) 填入答案中。
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Deserts are almost everywhere. We can find them in Asia, Africa , and man y other areas. In some places, deserts are growing and this unfortunately causes a serious problem to human beings.
Deserts can ruin farmland where people grow food and they also damage land where animals live. When one day no food or animals are available for people to eat, they have to leave their homes.
Many reasons ma ke deserts spread. Wind can move sand away from deserts and onto useful land. When there is no rain for a long time, plants will die and deserts will grow. People have also done many things causing the growth of deserts. The air pollution produced by human beings makes an area hotter, and hotter weather helps reduce the amount of rain. When too many p eople are gathering in one place, the land for growing food will be damaged. Furthermore, when la rge animals walk on soil too much, they will turn it into dust.
Then, the wind will blow this dust away easily.
26 . What is the passage mainly about?
(A) Wh y do human beings need deserts?
(B) Where can we find deserts?
(C) How can people surviv e in desert s?
(D) What makes deserts grow?
27. According to the first paragraph, what will happen if the deserts keep growing?
(A) More large animals will be raised.
(B) People have to move to other places.
(C) We must spend more money on food.
(D) More farmland will be available.
28. According to the passage , which of the following does NOT cause deserts to grow?
(A) Strong wind.
(B) Plenty of rain.
(C) Too man y large animals.
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We all know people who tell great jokes at parties and other gatherings. Perhaps you have wondered whether you could be such a good joke teller. If so, there is good news for you. The skills needed to become a good joke teller can be practiced and learned.
While it is true that some people are naturally good at telling jokes, there are a good number of people who have become good joke tellers through practice. Good joke tellers completely understand what th eir joke is before they start telling it. Good joke tellers can add whatever they want to the joke as they tell it, but they clearly know the details of the beginning , mi ddle and ending of the joke. It is also important to consider who the audience is. The joke teller knows very well that not all jokes are appropriate for all audiences. Finally, for a joke to be successful , it is imperative that the joke has a good punch line.
Do you wonder whether you can learn these skills for telling jokes?
They ar e not as difficult as you think. With the right amount of practice , you can definitely become a great joke teller.
29.Which of the following is the best title for this passage?
(A) What Makes a Good Joke?
(B) The Importance of Telling Jokes (C) The Art of Telling a Joke
(D) Wh y Do We Need Good Jokes?
30. In which kind of magazines ma y t his passage appear?
(A) Self -development
(B) Language examinations (C) Natural sciences
(D) Foreign affairs
31. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage?
(A) Joke tellers must know well the joke that they are going to tell.
(B) A good joke teller knows what kinds of jokes shouldn ’t be told in certain context s.
(C) Good joke tellers attend to who will hear their jokes before telling them.
(D) A good joke teller knows how to use his or her body language.
32. Which of the following has the closest meaning to “imperative” in Line 13?
(A) preferable (B) optional (C) essential (D) arguable 33 – 36 為 題 組
Robert is fifteen years old and never eats anything except bread and jam; but unbelievably, he is perfectly healthy! Although his diet contains only a little protein and 60 percent sugar, he is 1.84 meters tall, weighs 69 kilograms, and his parents say he has never been seriously ill apart from t ypical childhood illnesses. Robert rejects any form of meat, fish, fresh fruit, or vegetables. The only time he doesn’t eat bread and jam is for breakfast, when he has chocolate cereal, and for snacks, when he occasionally has a slice of chocolate cake.
He also drinks two pints of low -fat milk a day. Robert’s strange diet started when he was four years old. As a baby, he had r efused to eat solid food, and rejected everything until his father gave him a sugar sandwich when he was nine months old. He also ate chocolate spread sandwiches, and this, with milk, was his diet until he was four, when he asked to try ja m and started a long -term obsession . Robert sometimes craves variety, but every time he tries something else, he feels sick.
Doctors believe that his condition ma y have been caused by choking on solid food when he was a baby.
33. Which of the following is the most suitabl e title for this passage?
(A) Jam Sandwiches and Their Ingredients (B) An Unusual Diet and Its Possible C auses (C) Younger Kids Loving Jam Sandwiches (D) Jam-Eating as a New Healthy Diet
34. Which of the following statements is true of Robert?
(A) He refuses to eat any protein.
(B) He has never been healthy.
(C) He eats three ham sandwiches a day.
(D) He also eats chocolate cereal and cake.
35. How old was Robert when he developed the jam diet?
(A) 4 years old.
(B) 9 months old.
(C) 11 years old.
(D) 15 years old.
36. Wh y did Robert develop the jam diet?
(A) His original diet contained hardly any protein.
(B) He has been ill quite often since childhood.
(C) He might have choked on solid food when younger.
(D) It is the only diet that goes well with milk .
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Wallace and Gromit hit the world stage in 1993 when their short film The Wrong Trousers won an Academy Award. Since then, the animated duo – an eccentric cheese -loving inventor Wallace, and his quiet but highly intelligent dog, Gromit – have become so me of the best loved stars to come out of the UK. I was delighted to discover they are back on our screens with a new BBC series, Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention . In the series, Wallace and Gromit explore the wonders of the natur al world and look at inventions inspired by Mother Nature. They travel to various locations around the world to meet inventors working on some really fascinating projects. Among them are a robot that takes its inspiration from a Venus fly trap and an artificial gill which allows a person to breathe under water. I was pleasantly surprised to find that Wallace, in his animated form, ju st plays host to the show, introducing the inventors and their ideas. The rest of the filming is live, on location, and it is this combination of humorous animation mixed with stunning action segments that gives the show its appeal, both entertaining and truly educational for adults and children alike.
37. How did Wallace and Gromit become fa mous around the world?
(A) They traveled around the world.
(B) Their film wo n an important award.
(C) Gromit was crazy about cheese.
(D) Wallace explored the wonders in the world.
38. According to the passage, what is Wallace and Gromit’s new BBC series about?
(A) Wonders in the UK.
(B) Mother Nature itself.
(C) Nature -inspired inventions.
(D) Fascinating animation projects.
39. What is the purpose of this passage?
(A) To advertise a new TV series.
(B) To criticize a robot project.
(C) To research the natural wonders.
(D) To promote an arti ficial gill.
40. What can be inferred about Wallace and Gromit from the passage?
(A) Their new BBC series will only appeal to children.
(B) They usually wear the wrong trousers.
(C) Their new BBC series is entirely animated.
(D) They have not been on TV for a while.