1.The basketball team was organized two years ago and it has yet to win a single game.
2.Develop is only cheaper when you are doing a lot of enlargements.
3.According to the passage, advertisements are ______.
4.According to the author, many children are said to be rebelling, but actually, most of them ______.
A．are very much afraid of being kept alone
B．are not courageous and confident enough
C．are not very popular among their classmates
D．are good at striking out boldly on their own
5.It can be inferred from the passage that ______.
A．advertisements are trying to help teenagers to find themselves
B．most teenagers are actually not rebelling at all in a real sense
C．advertisements are always misleading in carving out a teenage market
D．most teenagers manage to become popular by dressing as they please
6.What is the meaning of the sentence "And many of today' s parents have come to award high marks for the popularity of their children" in Lines 3-4 of Paragraph 3
A．Many parents want to be popular with their children.
B．Many parents want their children to be top students.
C．Many parents will give some good prizes to their children when they have got high scores.
D．Many parents are paying much attention to whether their children are popular among peers.
7.This passage is meant to ______.
A．tell readers how to be popular among people around them
B．suggest people how to understand and respect each other
C．tell teenagers how to learn to make their choices and decisions
D．suggest parents how to guide and teach their teenage children
8.Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE according to the passage
A．The international competition for new designs won great concerns from designers around the world.
B．Altogether seven teams of designers were chosen in the international competition for new designs.
C．The public was satisfied with the efforts that LMDC had made in the last summer and gave their plans a satisfied cheer.
D．The schemes brought the first hope that something good for the city could emerge from September 11.
9.The passage is mainly about ______.
A．LMDC' s effort to rebuild the World Trade Center site
B．the schemes for rebuilding the World Trade Center site
C．people' s hope of having a rebuilt World Trade Center
D．how to rebuild the World Trade Center in New York
10.According to the passage, the most decisive factor in the competition lies in ______.
A．how to treat the street level and underground
B．how to design the links between the high-rises
C．how to create sites for a memorial
D．how to build parks and facilities
11.It can be inferred from the passage that ______.
A．the public actually is not in favor of rebuilding high-rises at the World Trade Center site
B．in the schemes, the designers try to offer more ways of escaping in case of an emergency
C．nothing survived the attack to the World Trade Center on September 11
D．a seventh firm was chosen in the competition because the public wanted it
12.The term "bungled" in Line 2 of Paragraph 2 can be best replaced by ______.
13.According to this passage, the standardized measurements were first used ______.
A．when the steel beam was developed
B．when the Egyptians built the pyramids
C．when scientists wanted to make specific observation
D．when engineers designed microscopic measuring devices
14.Which of the following is true according to this passage
A．Technology will always increase.
B．Buildings will be built taller.
C．Accurate standards will remain important.
D．Scientists and engineers will be more important.
15.According to this passage, which is not used for determining the load of a steel beam
A．Microscopic measuring devices.
B．Machines that create large amounts of stress.
C．Machines that can measure force.
D．Analysis of the weight of the beam.
16.Which is a result of more accurate standards
A．Larger and more complicated engineering projects.
B．Less use of nature.
C．Less ability to work with traditional materials.
D．Simpler tools for designing large projects.
17.What can we infer from this passage
A．The ancient societies were uncivilized compared to modem ones.
B．Engineers should pay more attention to history.
C．The Egyptian civilization is better than the modem one.
D．The Egyptians carefully utilized their observations.
18.What was the geographic position of the upwarp approximately 65 million years ago
A．To the east of what is now the Colorado River.
B．To the west of the Hualapai River.
C．At the source of the Hualapai River and what is now the Colorado River.
D．Between the Hualapai River and what is now the Colorado River.
19.The author mentions all of the following as causes of erosion EXCEPT ______.
20.What does the passage mainly discuss
A．Patterns of erosion in different mountain ranges.
B．Forces that made the Grand Canyon.
C．The increasing pollution of the Colorado River.
D．The sudden appearance of the Grand Canyon.
21.According to the passage, the first phenomenon to contribute to 'the formation of the Grand Canyon was ______.
A．a series of volcanic eruptions
B．the collapse of rock formations in the Colorado Plateau
C．a succession of floods from the Hualapai River and what is now the Colorado River
D．the earth's internal pressure lifting the Colorado Plateau region
22.Which of the following conclusions about the Grand Canyon can be drawn from the passage
A．Its contours are constantly changing.
B．It contains approximately 14 million tons of rock.
C．Its eruptions have increased in recent years.
D．It is being eroded by toxic waste and pollutants.
23.The brain waves are the slowest during______.
B．stage 2 and stage 3
24.The stages of sleep take on______.
A．an irregular aspect
B．a regular aspect
C．a punctual aspect
D．a similar aspect
25.Stage 4 sleep lasts______.
A．about 80 minutes
B．about 40-60 minutes
C．about 30 minutes
D．about 2040 minutes
26.In the second paragraph the word "dart" means ______.
C．move rapidly or suddenly
27.One of the features of REM sleep is that______.
A．there are large slow waves, though rapid for the first few minutes
B．you have the deepest sleep
C．there are no brain waves
D．the brain waves are a little last and the brain becomes a little active
28.Lens design and chess playing are similar in that______.
A．the final goal and the means by which it can be reached are known
B．perfect solutions to a problem can be found
C．any one decision at any point along the way to the goal can bring numerous possible results
D．both A and C
29.After the passage the author will talk about______.
A．the principles of designing lenses
B．techniques of making contact lenses
C．the design of photographic lenses
D．styles of lenses
30.Which of the following words cannot be used to describe today's lenses
31.Lens designers today______.
A．have a large source of help to fall back on
B．receive a low salary
C．are less respectable than those of the past
D．are not decisive in the lens design
32.The final goal of designing a lens is______.
A．to trap the opponent's lenses
B．to focus light with lenses
C．to hand-make lenses at low cost
D．to reflect light by means of curved surfaces
33.There was a heavy fog this morning, so none of the planes could _________.
34.I tried hard, but I couldn't find the _________to the problem.
35._________writing a letter to the manager, he decided to talk to him in person.
36.My impression of the service in the hotel was that it had really_________.
37.David has _________ much work to do that he is staying late at his office.
38.Lisa was busy taking notes _________ Mark was searching the Internet for the information.
39.There are three colors in the British flag, _________red, white and blue.
40.I can't find the key to my office, _________have lost it on my way home.
41.As far as I'm concerned, I don't like _________ in that way.
A．to be treated
42.Let's buy our tickets while I still have ______.
A．a little money to leave
B．little money left
C．a few dollars left
D．few dollars to leave
43.Wealth, education and occupation vary greatly ______ members of the middle class.
44.______ was not the way the event happened.
A．Which the press reported
B．That the press reported
C．What did the press report
D．What the press reported
45.How long do you think ______ to finish this urgent task
A．did it take you
B．it will take you
C．will it take you
D．it to take you
46.So little ______ about stock exchange that the lecture was completely beyond me.
A．did I know
B．I had known
D．was I known
47.At first we were ______ amused by Don's words, but soon we were tired of them.
48.The doctor advised that Mr. Malan ______ an operation right away so as to save his life.
D．was going to have
49.He talks as if he ______ everything in the world.
D．would have known
50.People do not like such persons who are always ______ the way of others.