3.3. The current session will demonstrate how our new smart phones are superior to those of ourcompetitors ____________ both features and speed.
(A) in behalf of (B) in terms of (C) in token of (D) in place of
8.8. With an increase of the population, the city suffers from terrible traffic ____________, so you’dbetter start earlier for your activities for the rest of your stay here.
(A) congestion (B) digestion (C) precaution (D) dilution
16.The poverty gap in some developed and developing countries has been widening this decade. Taiwan is among them. Recent _____16_____ have shown Taiwan’s wealthiest making almost 93 times more annually than its poorest citizens. Indeed, the situation seems to be getting worse every year. Unfortunately, a widening poverty gap can lead to a variety of social _____17_____ . For example, crime and social unrest can increase as the “have-nots” become _____18_____ about the excessive comforts of the “haves” in society. Furthermore, being poor usually means not having _____19_____ to high quality education, and can therefore widen the gap in the long term. It is time for the governments of these countries to make laws _____20_____ struggling families and individuals rather than rich corporations. Only this can keep society stable.
【題組】16. (A) civics (B) physics (C) politics (D) statistics
21. Wilson L. Taylor is credited with being the inventor of the cloze technique. He is also responsible for _____21_____ the word “cloze,” which is rather obviously a spelling corruption of the word “close” as in “close the door.” It has been a stumbling stone to many a typesetter and has often been _____22_____ by overzealous and unknowing editors who find _____23_____ difficult to believe that anyone would really intend to spell a word C-L-O-Z-E. The term is a mnemonic or perhaps a humorless pun intended to call to _____24_____ the process of closure celebrated by Gestalt psychology. In the cloze technique,blanks are placed in prose where words in the text have been _____25_____ . Filling the blanks by guessing the missing words is, according to Taylor’s notions, a special kind of closure — hence the term cloze. 【題組】
21. (A) collecting (B) coining (C) correcting (D) combining
26. Stanford University, the University of California in Berkeley, and the University of Michiganhave all signed _____26_____ authorizing Google to scan books from their libraries.
The librarians say the initiative can give new life to books that have been forgotten. However, there is some _____27_____ surrounding Google’s project. Digitizing current books whosecopyright holders are known is not in dispute. _____28_____ is digitizing older books whose copyrightshave expired. Problems arise over digitizing books that are out of print and still under copyright,but the current holder of that copyright is unknown. Selling digital copies of those books couldbecome _____29_____ , and there are questions over who will get those profits.
Google _____30_____ the project is about more than money. A spokesperson said the greatest contribution for Google and for all Internet users would come from improving its search system. 【題組】
26. (A) petitions (B) agreements (C) lawsuits (D) fragments