22.47. A: I’ve always respected Dr. Williams.
B: So have I. He’s my role model.
A: She really had an impact on my academic studies.
B: Is that why you decide to become a scientist?
What did Dr. Williams do?
(A) Suggested A to be nice.
(B) Told A to overcome the language barrier.
(C) Influenced A’s life.
(D) Gave A a hand.
23.48. A: I wouldn’t go to the party on Sunday if you paid me.
B: Why not? It’ll be tons of fun. And everybody will be there.
A: Exactly. You know I can’t stand it when the house is jam
packed with young people.
Why does A want to avoid the party?
(A) He has no best friend.
(B) Fun events don’t sound tempting to him.
(C) It’s going to be too warm.
(D) It’ll be too crowded.
24.Scientists at the University of Michigan studied 82 teenagers
over the course of two weeks, and looked at the relationship
between unhappiness and their Facebook usage. The findings
show a connection between more time on Facebook and negative
feelings, such as low self-esteem, loneliness, and decreased
Does the study surprise you? Well, if you often check out your
friends＇ walls and all you see is how nice their lives are
while you’re browsing their Facebook site, it might make sense,
right? Facebook and other social networking sites give almost
everyone’s life a kind of glamour that might not actually
exist. So that’s probably how the phrase “Fear of Missing
Out＂ or FOMO was coined. If you think that everyone’s life
is as perfect as it looks on Facebook, you are more likely to
feel more sad and lonely. 【題組】49.
The above passage is mainly about _____.
(A) The function of Facebook
(B) The negative impact of Facebook usage
(C) The positive impact of Facebook usage
(D) The pros and cons of using Facebook