5.20. The flu（流行性感冒）＿＿＿ hundreds of people since last December. And my
brother ＿＿＿ to the hospital this morning because of it, too.
(A) killed; took (B) was killed; was taken
(C) has killed; was taken (D) has been killed; took
11.26. Facebook is a useful tool, but ＿＿＿.
B：Right! My brother stays on it all the time. It’s not good for him.
(A) I’m glad you like it (B) it should be used wisely
(C) we won’t give it a try (D) you feel like using it a lot
12.27. A：I don’t know where I should go. A high school or a vocational school?
B：It’s your life, so ＿＿＿.
(A) I don’t agree with you (B) take your dad for example
(C) hit a home run for your team (D) think carefully before you make the choice
B：I don’t, either. Let’s ask for help.
(A) Help yourself to some cookies. (B) Tell me what you got at Christmas.
(C) I have no idea how to finish the work. (D) We had dinner at a Chinese
14.29. People don’t use typewriters to do reports anymore.
(A) It is a thing of the past.
(B) It was noticed a couple years ago.
(C) It can be used to make people’s life better.
(D) It helps people get in touch with each other.
15.30. Amanda finally passed the exam and entered the best school.
(A) This was taught by her parents.
(B) This was what she did every day.
(C) This meant nothing to his friends because it was too easy.
(D) This was because of her hard work, not because of her good luck.
My Diet Plan
Spring is coming. Since winter is almost ＿31.＿, it’s getting warmer and warmer. I
need to start my diet, or I may be too big ＿32.＿ into my summer clothes. Also, my friends
at school might ask me ＿33.＿ so fat over the winter break.
Here is my plan：
＊1. Go hiking for at least an hour a day.
＊3. Only eat meat and vegetables for dinner.
＊4. No food after 8：00 p.m.
I plan to lose three kilograms in two weeks. I hope my plan ＿35.＿. diet 節食
21.重新載圖 It was once thought that women weren’t strong enough to compete in sports.
Fortunately, things changed and women were finally allowed.
Ever since she was little, Serena has dreamt of being in and winning the People of Iron
Race. Her father told her about his competing in races like that when he was in college. He
always tried hard, but he was never lucky enough to win. He said it was difficult because first
1.5 kilometers were run, then 40 kilometers were swum, and finally 10 kilometers were biked.
Serena could tell her father loved the sport because he always got excited when he talked
about it. Because of that, her mind was made up, and she would compete in the sport to make
her father proud.
Last Saturday was Serena’s first People of Iron Race, and her father was there to cheer
her on. The race got started, and everything was going well for her. Then something
happened. She was bumped into during a crowded part of the run and fell. She landed on her
knee and hurt it badly. She was told not to move. However, she didn’t want to quit when she
was almost at the end, so she got up and fought through the pain. Although she didn’t win, no
one was prouder of her finishing than her father.
compete 競賽 allow 許可 college 大學 kilometer 公里 bump into 撞 crowded 擁擠的
land 著陸 quit 放棄 pain 疼痛
【題組】36. Why did Serena join the People of Iron Race?
(A) To get money for college. (B) To be liked by her classmates.
(C) To make her parent happy. (D) To show that women are strong.
24.重新載圖 Do you know how people celebrate the New Year in different countries? In Korea, women
and girls in the past weren’t allowed to travel outside the walls around their homes. In order
to see what was happening on the other side, they used special boards in their yards. They
looked like seesaws, and one person would stand on each end. Each one took turns jumping and
sending the other person into the air, so they could see over the walls. Today, it is done for
fun during the Korean New Year.
In Denmark, it’s a tradition for people to throw their old broken cups, bowls, and plates on
the doorsteps of their friends, family members, and neighbors. The bigger the pile, the more
the people are liked and the more good luck they will have in the next year.
In Brazil, white clothes are worn to scare away dark, evil spirits; the same is done with
bear costumes in Romania. Both are said to bring the wearers good luck, good health, and good
board 木板 seesaw 翹翹板 doorstep 門階 pile 堆
For many people in Asia, the Chinese New Year is more important than the New Year’s Eve.
To keep bad luck away, people in Taiwan and China tidy up their houses before the start of the
Chinese New Year. It sure is interesting how people around the world celebrate the New Year,
【題組】39. Who will have the most luck in Denmark?
(A) Someone with a big bear on their doorstep.
(B) Someone with lots of white clothes in their closet. closet 衣櫥
(C) Someone with lots of broken dishes outside their front door.
(D) Someone with all new white cups, bowls, and plates in their kitchen.
25.【題組】40. Which of the following is true?
(A) All New Year’s activities are done for good luck.
(B) A Brazilian person’s health gets worse if they wear white clothes.
(C) Having a big pile of broken plates means you are hated in Denmark. hate 討厭
(D) The New Year’s Eve and the Chinese New Year come at different times.