1.1 Macau, a small city west of Hong Kong, has turned itself into a casino headquarters in the East. Its economy now
depends very much on tourists and visitors whose number is more than double that of the local ____ .
(A) man (B) shop (C) worker (D) population
7.7 The easiest way to look for the shop that you want to visit in a shopping center is to go to the ____ or
information desk when you fail to find out the answer from passers-by.
(A) direct (B) directory (C) dictionary (D) director
13.13 Either the ____ or the cashier’s desk of the hotel can help us figure out the exact amount of money and other
details we need to join a local tour.
(A) receiving (B) reception (C) resignation (D) recognition
14.14 When traveling in a foreign country, we need to carry with us several important documents at all times. One of
them is our passport together with the ____ permit if that has been so required.
(A) entering (B) entry (C) exit (D) ego
17.17 Though most airlines ask their passengers to check in at the airport counter two hours before the flight, some
international flights ____ their passengers to be at the airport three hours before departure.
(A) revise (B) require (C) record (D) reveal
20.20 No Chinese musical instrument is like the pi-pa that has been in use for almost two thousand years either in solo
performance or in ____ . Critics describe the string instrument to have a unique timbre that can somewhat be
matched by western lute.
(A) choir (B) orchestra (C) athletics (D) chamber music
22.22 The Philippines is a country with more than 7000 islands and it has dozens of native languages. What is even more
amazing is the ____ between the north and the south, particularly their people’s religious belief and political
(A) contrast (B) competition (C) construction (D) condition
28.28 Some cities do not have passenger loading zones. It is advisable to follow the instruction of the tourist guide to get
off or get on the tour bus to ____ safety and comfort.
(A) prevent (B) guarantee (C) keep away (D) attend to
29.29 In some airports, there is the final call announcement, but in others, they only have ____ signals on the sign
board. Passengers are responsible for their own arriving at the boarding gate in time.
(A) image (B) blinking (C) faulty (D) traffic
30.30 Paris’ Cultural Calendar may be bursting with fairs, salons and auctions, but nothing can quite ____ the
Biennale des Antiquaires.
(A) compete with (B) comment on (C) complain about (D) compose of
32.32 ____ all the recent criticism of free trade and free markets, it’s important to remember that in the last 25 years
more people worldwide moved from poverty to the middle class than at any other time in history.
(A) In spite of (B) For the sake of (C) By all accounts, (D) Were it not for
33.33 Mingling with tourists from different backgrounds helps tour guides ____ and learn new things in answering
curious visitors’ various questions.
(A) blow their own horn (B) take their breath away (C) fall from grace (D) broaden their horizons
34.34 Pingxi District in New Taipei City of Taiwan holds an annual Lantern Festival in which releasing sky lanterns has
become a tradition ____ . that sky lanterns were the invention of an ancient Chinese politician and military
leader “Kong Ming.”
(A) As a consequence (B) Legend has it (C) It isn’t worth the trouble (D) It is high time
35.35 I have ____ on my research project and couldn’t make any progress forward, so I need to rethink my design and
get some help.
(A) come to a standstill (B) come out ahead (C) come to light (D) come through
47.47 Taiwan government said yesterday it will not give up restrictions it imposes on imported beef, after a warning by
U.S. lawmakers that the issue could ____ free trade talks.
(A)facilitate (B)advance (C)delight (D)cripple
48.48 According to a new study, the continuing ____ of immigrants to American shores is encouraging business
activity and producing more jobs with the supply of abundant labors.
(A)threat (B)arrival (C)removal (D)selection
50.50 In order to make traveling easier, especially for those who rely on public transportation, the Tourism Bureau
worked with local governments to ____ the Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Service in 2010.
(A) terminate (B) initiate (C) annotate (D) depreciate
52.52 In the story about belling the cat, the mice know that life would be much safer if the cat were stuck with a bell
around its neck. The problem is, who will ____ his life to bell the cat?
(A) achieve (B) resolve (C) gamble (D) persist
53.53 Master Sheng Yen ____ his entire life to spreading the Dharma, using simple and practical language to help
bring people from all walks of life closer to Buddhism.
(A) saved (B) donated (C) devoted (D) savored
58.58 I’ll pay a visit to the Wolfsonian, an ____ museum in Miami. I love its collection of decorative artifacts and
propaganda materials from 1885 to 1945.
(A) edible (B) outrageous (C) awful (D) extraordinary
59.59 The support for suspending death penalty has gained ____ , and it is very likely that someday the congress of the
country will pass its suspension.
(A) monument (B) motivation (C) module (D) momentum
60.60 Thailand is a pleasure for the senses. Tourists come from around the world to visit the nation’s gold-adorned
temples and sample its delicious ____ .
(A) sky diving (B) cuisine (C) bungee jumping (D) horseracing
62.62 If you’ve ever seen a jazz band ____ or tried your hand at playing a saxophone, there is a good chance that the
instrument you’ve seen in action or handled yourself came straight from the township of Houli, Taiwan.
(A) perform (B) vanish (C) perish (D) vomit
63.63 Music was one of the first industries that have been disrupted by the Internet because ____ files are so easy to
share, but it is found that when paying for songs is made easier than stealing them, people will pay.
(A) audio (B) visual (C) physical (D) psychological
64.64 In a world that is ever more complex, turbulent and dangerous, Secretary Clinton has made a great ____ to
strengthening the United States’ relationships with allies, partners and friends.
(A) confirmation (B) ambition (C) contribution (D) satisfaction
73.73 When visiting Alishan, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Taiwan, it’s worth spending a few days to
learn about the indigenous people living in mountain villages and ____ the marvelous scenery.
(A) prick on (B) take in (C) put off (D) pick up
76.76 ____ that much of the world is still mired in an economic slowdown, but some of the brightest examples of
significant and lasting opportunity are right under our nose.
(A) All around the world (B) There is no denying (C) In the meantime, (D) It is a turning point
77.Businesses often want to find out the level of service that is being provided by the employees in a particular store or
place of business. In order to do this, they hire people who are known as mystery shoppers. These are people who shop at
a store and secretly gather information about the store and the employees. They often also give their opinions about the
overall experience they have while shopping.
Any type of business that deals with the public may be visited by a mystery shopper. These businesses include but
are not limited to hotels, restaurants, retail stores, gas stations, and banks. Practically any business whose management
needs to learn what the end consumer sees and experiences can benefit from mystery shopping.
Mystery shopping has become a big industry in the U.S., with estimated value of this industry at over $600 million in
2004. However, most people who work as mystery shoppers are unable to make a living doing it. Rather, they simply do
it for fun and get free meals, merchandise, and sometimes money. The industry has also been hit in recent years by
criminals who try to get people to pay in order to become certified as mystery shoppers. 【題組】77 According to the passage, what does a mystery shopper do?
(A) Observe how customers behave. (B) Gather specific information about services.
(C) Visit some stores and talk with managers. (D) Exchange information in a mysterious way.
78.【題組】78 According to the passage, which of the following is true?
(A) Mystery shoppers wear special costumes at work.
(B) Gas stations are among the potential places mystery shoppers will visit.
(C) There are over 600 million mystery shoppers in the U.S.
(D) Mystery shoppers are in danger because they may be beaten by criminals.
79.【題組】79 Which of the following is implied in the passage?
(A) Mystery shopping began in 2004.
(B) One has to look great in order to be a mystery shopper.
(C) One earns a lot of money by working as a mystery shopper.
(D) In reality, mystery shopping is just another market research tool.