1.36 Knives and guns are dangerous ________ that can kill people.
(A)fighters (B)weapons (C)projects (D)exercises
2.37 It is ________ surprising that Frank flunked English. He never paid any attention in class.
(A)hardly (B)simply (C)nearly (D)really
3.38 __________ a new house on the beach was his life-long dream.
(A)Have (B)Has (C)Had (D)To have
4.39 Daniel would have married that girl if only her parents _________.
(A)agreed (B)have agreed (C)would have agreed (D)had agreed
5.40 Lucy: Would you mind if we discuss our plan for next week immediately?
Lucy: O.K. I suggest that we visit Sam to talk about the experiment on Monday morning.
(A)Of course, Sam has come, too. (B)No problem. Let’s do it tomorrow night.
(C)Not at all, let’s do it right now. (D)Yes, I will talk to you in a minute.
6.In our busy modern world, doctors do not always take the time to explain illness and possible remedies to their patients. Doctors may even not give any scientific details in words that are easy to _____41_____ , either. For this reason, many hopeful people _____42_____ advantage of Internet resources to find the facts they need for good medical decisions. On the subject of physical and medical research, there are thousands of amazing websites _____43_____ people can get information. Some people believe that the great amount of medical information _____44_____ on the Internet can improve their health, while others claim that these facts and opinions may be inaccurate and therefore dangerous. Indeed, to find out the best ways to _____45_____ difficult health problems, we may still need to seek advice from doctors. 【題組】
41 (A)heal (B)understand (C)cope (D)look
11.Catherine sells houses for a company. A man has agreed to buy a house for $450,000, but then he changes his mind. Her boss calls her into his office. He is so angry that he speaks rudely to her. She knows it is not her fault, and she bursts into tears.
Having just finished dinner, Jim is talking in the backyard with his wife and children. The phone rings. It is Jim’s mother calling from another city. Jim’s father has just had a heart attack and died. Jim starts crying as he tells his mother he will come as soon as possible.
How do people feel about crying? Catherine was embarrassed and very angry with herself. Jim felt better after he let out his feelings.
Chemists have been studying why people cry. They say the body produces two kinds of tears. One kind cleans out the eye if it gets dirt in it. But when people cry because of their feelings, these tears have poison chemicals in them. The body is getting rid of chemicals produced by strong feelings. 【題組】
46 Catherine’s boss speaks rudely to her because ____________ .
(A)he thinks that she didn’t do her job well (B)she sold the house at a lower price
(C)she was late for the appointment with the buyer (D)she refused to listen to his advice
12.【題組】47 Which of the following statements is true about Jim?
(A)He cried because he had a heart problem.
(B)He did not cry, because he hated his father.
(C)He felt better after he cried.
(D)He felt relieved on hearing the news of his father’s death.
13.【題組】48 According to the passage, Jim and his mother are living _________.
(A)together (B)in different cities
(C)in the same neighborhood (D)with Jim’s grandparents
14.【題組】49 Which of the following statements is true about the passage?
(A)Catherine sells cars.
(B)Jim learned from his mother’s letter that his father died.
(C)rying is a way of removing chemicals from the body.
(D)People cry only when they feel very sad.
15.【題組】50 Which of the following is the best title for the passage?
(A)Business. (B)Feeling. (C)Anger. (D)Crying.