Jiji, a small town in Taiwan’s Nantou County, ___26___ overnight in the 921 Earthquake, one of the worst earthquakes in
Taiwan’s history. People spent years ___27___ this beautiful town. The reconstruction of this town did not ___28___ the residents’
hard work and effort alone, though. Continuous help from outside sources ___29___ another vital role.
In fact, people in Taiwan have learned one important thing from this severe earthquake, that is: Time may heal all wounds,
but love , care, and support can___30___ the clouds of misery ___30___. 【題組】26. (A) has destroyed (B) had destroyed (C) was destroy (D) was destroyed
31.The prince disguised himself ___31___a poor man and asked the emperor ___31___ work. While ___32___ the king’s pig, the
prince created a pot with bells that would play a song whenever the pot’s liquid boils. The prince gave it to the princess after she kissd
him ten times. The king saw them kissing and ___33___ them from his kingdom. Later, the prince told the princess ___34___he really
was. ___35___, he didn’t want to marry her anymore. He was angry that she kissed a swineherd instead of accepting an honest prince. 【題組】31. (A) to….for (B) as…..for (C) as…..to (D) for………as
Flying commercial airlines offers freedom of travel and the excitement of flying. Yet, it can’t be taken lightly, since it involves being responsible for people’s lives. Almost everything pilots do is for the safety of their passengers and crew. Before takeoff, pilots perform many tasks. They check flight plans, weather conditions, and all controls and systems in the cockpit. Obviously, pilots must be highly detail-oriented. They must never panic and remain in control. If the plane experiences extreme turbulence mid-flight, pilots must know how to escape it. To become a pilot, you must first pass written exams, an interview, and health checks. Then, you go abroad for one year of flight training. Back at home, you train for your specific plane model. Finally comes the flight test. If all goes well, you become a first officer. 【題組】36. Why is being an airline pilot a serious job?
(A) You get to fly around the world. (B) You must go through a lot of testing.
(C) You have to keep everyone safe. (D) You have to work for a long time.
37.【題組】37. What is NOT something a pilot should do before leaving the ground?
(A) Give the crew serious tests. (B) Look at the flight schedule.
(C) Make sure the controls are working. (D) Find out what the weather will be like in the air.
38.【題組】38 The author uses the example of turbulence to show that pilots should ____.
(A) pay attention to details (B) check the weather before taking off
(C) stay calm at all times (D) be excellent at communication
40.【題組】40. What is mainly discussed in the passage?
(A) The dangers of flying. (B) What it means to be a pilot.
(C) The benefits of traveling by plane. (D) Things you should know before taking a flight.
Whenever the president makes mistakes, it is always the secretary that ___1___ up the ___2__, and then the company can go ___3___ ___4__ normal operation.