1.1. If you want to buy some food, you’d better hurry. The store will be closed in ten minutes.
(A) tremble (B) hurt (C) vanish (D) rush
2.2. Overweight, we are advised to pay close attention to our daily diet.
(A) liked (B) related (C) suggested (D) treated
3.3. Research has shown that loneliness is harmful to health.
(A) bad (B) deep (C) free (D) heavy
4.4. The coach was proud because his basketball team won the championship.
(A) absent (B) famous (C) pleased (D) worried
5.5. The tropical weather in Taiwan makes it possible to grow various types of fruits such as
watermelons, bananas, and pineapples.
(A) different (B) whole (C) general (D) special
6.6. Because of the heavy rain, Mr. Johnson drove down the hill very slowly and cautiously.
(A) carefully (B) naturally (C) quickly (D) entirely
7.7. The most frequently used service on the Internet is electronic mail ( e-mail ), which is fast and
(A) easily (B) recently (C) commonly (D) possibly
8.8. Some people prefer to follow a predictable pattern in their life: school, then marriage and
(A) design (B) turn (C) rate (D) review
9.9. Greenpeace, which aims to protect the environment, is an international institution. (A) alternative (B) organization (C) expansion (D) invention
10.10. The player’s outstanding performance won him a gold medal in the Olympic Games.
(A) excellent (B) proper (C) accidental (D) allergic
11.11. With the population ______ day by day, more and more space is needed for public activities.
(A) observing (B) attracting (C) examining (D) increasing
12.12. Many Allied airmen ______ in World War II escaped from German prison camps successfully.
(A) captured (B) murdered (C) realized (D) compared
13.13. Crime is growing at a rapid rate, ______ in urban areas.
(A) cheerfully (B) appropriately (C) reasonably (D) especially
14.14. Jane ______ to the waiter that her meal was cold.
(A) happened (B) celebrated (C) complained (D) admired
15.15. The famous singer’s wonderful voice made a deep ______ on the audience.
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16.16. Jenny: I’ll take a pair of jeans in this style.
Salesclerk: Great! Will that be all?
Jenny: Yes, that’s all.
Jenny: Cash, please.
(A) I’ll think it over and let you know.
(B) I am very busy. Maybe tomorrow.
(C) Would you like to pay by cash or credit card?
(D) To be honest, I am not very good at it.
17.17. Tony: Would you like to get together tomorrow?
Sandy: OK. What would you like to do?
Sandy: That sounds good. Let’s go!
(A) Are you with me so far? (B) How about seeing a movie?
(C) How would you like it? (D) What did you do next?
18.18. Teresa: Could you give me an extra blanket?
Teresa: Thank you very much.
Attendant: You’re welcome.
(A) See you tomorrow. (B) Sure, here you are. (C) I beg your pardon. (D) I don’t think so.
19.19. Judy: I hear you have a new girl friend.
Mike: Yes. Her name is Amy, and she is gorgeous!
Mike: She’s tall with red hair.
Judy: And how old is she?
Mike: I don’t know. She won’t tell me.
(A) Is she outgoing? (B) Is she intelligent?
(C) What does she look like? (D) It looks good on her.
20.20. Andrew: You look pale. Are you all right?
Candy: I don’t feel well. I’m not sure what’s wrong with me.
Candy: You’re right. Thanks for your advice.
(A) That’s a wonderful idea! (B) You should take a rest.
(C) Is there anything I can do for you? (D) I think I’m going to be sick.
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21.21. Patient: I feel very dizzy and sick. And my stomach hurts.
Doctor: I see. How long have you felt like this?
Doctor: When did you eat last night?
Patient: Around ten.
(A) It hurts a lot. (B) It is a dull pain.
(C) For two days. (D) I am ahead of the times.
22.22. Ann: I see you’re washing the windows.
Joan: Yes. They have not been washed for a long time.
Joan: Sure, if you don’t mind.
Ann: No, not at all.
(A) I don’t know yet. (B) I appreciate that. (C) For what date? (D) Need any help?
23.23. Helen: I’d like to return this hat.
Helen: It’s too old-fashioned.
Clerk: Would you like to exchange it for a more stylish one?
Helen: No, I’d like a refund, please.
(A) We’ll be happy to see you again. (B) What seems to be the problem with it?
(C) Which one do you like? (D) I’d like to expand the company.
24.24. Mary: What’s the matter, Joe? You look upset.
Joe: I lost my job today.
(A) You are missing the point. (B) I am just kidding.
(C) I am sorry to hear that. (D) It’s very nice of you to say so.
25.25. Woman: I’d like to order breakfast, please.
Room Service: May I have your name and room number?
Woman: Helen Brown. Room 12.
Room Service: Ms. Brown,
Woman: Some toast and a tomato juice.
(A) what would you like today? (B) is everything OK?
(C) when do you want that? (D) I wonder if I could have some of that.
It is becoming increasingly urgent for us to know our family’s medical history, as more and
more diseases are found to have genetic 26 . Researchers are working to isolate all of the
body’s 50,000 to 100,000 genes and 27 them to specific diseases. It may be only a matter of
time before scientists 28 the genes that cause such common illnesses as diabetes and high
blood pressure. 29 unfortunately, time is not on our side. Hereditary diseases are a 30
potentially affecting many people in the world. 【題組】26. (A) genes (B) links (C) bacteria (D) pains
27.【題組】27. (A) deal (B) experiment (C) conduct (D) match
29.【題組】29. (A) But (B) Although (C) Even if (D) Now that
30.【題組】30. (A) number (B) piece (C) duty (D) crisis
31.In Taiwan, setting off sky lanterns is now considered a custom at Lantern Festival. The custom
came from the Han people 31 wanted to send a peaceful message to their families and friends.
32 the first Han people came to Taiwan, they didn’t get along with the aborigines. They had
many 33 over the land. The aborigines accused the Han people 34 stealing their land.
So, they fought with each other and some people died. Later some Han people began to learn to live
with the aborigines. They even moved up to the mountains and 35 a village there. Every year
when those Han people living in the mountains wanted to send messages to their families and
friends living on the plains, they set off sky lanterns.
【題組】31. (A) who (B) while (C) what (D) where
35.【題組】35. (A) forms (B) to form (C) forming (D) formed
36.Many great colonists made an impact on American history. 36 them was Benjamin
Franklin, who left his mark as a writer, inventor, scientist and statesman.
Franklin was born in Boston in 1706, in a very religious household. 37 he had less than
two years of formal education, he enjoyed learning and read a lot of books. At age 12, he began
writing articles for a newspaper, and that made 38 famous as a young writer.
In 1723, Franklin ran away to Philadelphia , 39 he started his own newspaper. He was
very active in the Philadelphia community. He operated a bookstore and 40 postmaster. He
also helped to establish a library, a fire company, a college, an insurance company and a hospital.
【題組】36. (A) Inside (B) Among (C) Within (D) Beside
37.【題組】37. (A) For (B) If (C) Perhaps (D) Although
38.【題組】38. (A) it (B) him (C) them (D) her
39.【題組】39. (A) who (B) which (C) where (D) what
40.【題組】40. (A) names (B) naming (C) was named (D) had named
41. A young man was recently murdered in an apartment in Taipei. The police found no clues
except for one fingerprint on the wall. Usually, finding the owner of a fingerprint would take several
days or even months because there are millions of fingerprints in the files. In this case, however, the
police found the murderer in just a few hours because they had a powerful helper — a computer.
The computer compared the fingerprint on the wall with all the fingerprints in the files and told the
police whom the fingerprint belonged to.
Computers can store large amounts of information. In a few seconds, they can give us the
information stored in them. In one second, computers can do millions of calculations. Through the
computer network, we can send information to a faraway place in a moment.
Computers are used in many other situations today. At home, we use small, simple computers
to control the washing machine or the microwave oven. At the supermarket, computers read the
labels on products and work out the bills. In the library, a computer can tell you, in a second, if a
book is there. Many schools use computers to teach students. People may even use computers to
make friends on the BBS.
Many people believe that computers will become as smart as or even smarter than human
beings and that they will do everything for us. If this happens, what will you do to pass the time?
Don’t worry. You’ll have a lot of computer games.
【題組】41. Without the help of the computer, how long does it usually take to find the owner of a
(A) A few minutes. (B) A few seconds.
(C) A few hours. (D) Several days or even months.
42.【題組】42. Why could the computer help the police find the murderer so fast?
(A) Because it could read the labels on products.
(B) Because it helped the police find the person to whom the fingerprint belonged.
(C) Because it had a lot of games.
(D) Because it could calculate very quickly the number of fingerprints stored in the files.
43.【題組】43. Which of the following is the topic sentence of the third paragraph?
(A) Computers are used in many other situations today.
(B) At the supermarket, computers read the labels on products and work out the bills.
(C) In the library, a computer can tell you , in a second, if a book is there.
(D) Many schools use computers to teach students.
44.【題組】44. According to the passage, which of the following statements is NOT true?
(A) At home, computers can help us control some machine.
(B) At the supermarket, computers can help us calculate the bills efficiently.
(C) People may use computers to make friends.
(D) Computers can replace all the librarians.
45.【題組】45. Which of the following can best describe the main idea of this passage?
(A) Finding the owner of a fingerprint is difficult.
(B) Computers can give us a lot of information.
(C) We can send information to a faraway place in a minute.
(D) Computers are very useful in our daily lives.
The Retired Senior Volunteer Program ( RSVP ) offers those aged 55 and older a meaningful
life through community volunteer service. Volunteers donate their time and energy regularly to
neighborhood watch programs, to helping people recover from natural disasters, and to providing
transportation for doctors’ appointments, etc. In fact, plenty of other service opportunities exist for
RSVP such as visiting nursing home residents, helping in senior nutrition centers, providing service
at civic events, serving in health care institutions, and serving at public libraries. The rewards of
being a volunteer are countless. For example, each year RSVP volunteers are recognized with a
special banquet in their honor. The recognition also provides a time for the volunteers to gather
together and enjoy a variety of entertainments. Research shows that volunteering promotes physical
and psychological well-being. During and after volunteering, 95 percent of people reported feelings
of warmth, similar to those who feel happy and excited after exercise.
【題組】46. What is the passage mainly about?
(A) Opportunities and benefits for student volunteers.
(B) Services offered by RSVP for elders.
(C) The nature and advantages of joining RSVP.
(D) The recognition of special senior volunteers.
47.【題組】47. According to the passage, at what age can a person become qualified to join RSVP?
(A) 24 (B) 37 (C) 49 (D) 56
48.【題組】48. Which of the following is NOT mentioned in the passage as a volunteer work?
(A) Reading to children. (B) Serving at libraries.
(C) Offering transportation for the sick. (D) Visiting aged citizens at nursing homes.
49.【題組】49. In line 8, the word “their” refers to ______.
(A) volunteers’ (B) residents’ (C) institutions’ (D) libraries’
50.【題組】50. Which of the following is true according to the passage?
(A) Volunteers give money to nursing home residents.
(B) Volunteering gives one a feeling of happiness.
(C) Volunteers go to work only when they are invited.
(D) Volunteering is not rewarding at all.