一、綜合測驗(8 小題) 1092 高一英文第一次期中考題庫 班級: 座號: 姓名:
1. Malala grew up in northern Pakistan. In 2008, that area was under Taliban rule, and girls there were __(1)__ to go to school. Malala believed that no one should prevent girls from learning. She began to write blogs for the BBC about life in a society __(2)__ by the Taliban.
1. People always complain that in-flight food tastes bad. However, it’s not the airlines’ fault if their food doesn’t taste like what you __(1)__. I know that, since my job is to make in-flight meals.
Studies have shown that when you’re up in the air, your tongue doesn’t work well. Because of changes in the air pressure and humidity in the airplane cabin, your tongue is less sensitive to tastes. __(2)__, your nose functions differently. Up in the sky, it gets __(3)__ blocked that it has difficulty telling the difference between tastes. Even your ears can influence how __(4)__ you enjoy your meal. An airplane cabin can be noisy during a flight, and experiments have shown that food tastes less sweet or salty when there’s lots of noise.
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2. A loud bang goes off and I take off with a great sprint! In spite of missing out on the Olympics four years ago, I know my opportunit y to shine is back. It is time __(1)__ the world what I can do. I see the one-hundred-meter mark pass. I __(2)__ and run ahead of others. All of a sudden, I feel a terrible pain and __(3)__ to the ground. I look down __(4)__ horror as I realize my right hamstring is torn! Even though the pain is unbearable, I know I must finish the race. I get up and start hopping toward the finish line. I suddenly hear my dad ’s voice __(5)__, “You don’t have to do this, son!” His arms wrap around me. The crowd cheers us on as we slowly
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The 1918 influenza epidemic, which occurred during World War I, was one of the most devastating health crises of the 20th century. Between September 1918 and June 1919, more than 600,000 Americans died of influenza and pneumonia, making the epidemic far more 21 than the war itself. The influenza hit Americans in two waves. The first wave attacked the army camps and was less fatal than the second. The second wave arrived in the port city of Boston in September 1918 with war 22 of machinery and supplies. Other wartime events enabled the disease to 23 the country quickly. As men across the nation were joining the 24 to serve the country, they brought the virus with them everywhere they went. In October 1918 alone, the virus killed almost 200,000. In the following month, the end of World War I resulted in an even 25 spread of the disease. The celebration of the end of the war with parades and parties was a complete disaster from the standpoint of public health. This 26 the spread of the disease in some cities. The flu that winter was destructive beyond imagination as millions were 27 and thousands died. In fact, it caused many more deaths than any of the other epidemics which had 28 it.