7. Rain along the middle and lower Yangzi River this week has helped ______ the region’s worst drought in 50 years. But it has not doused a storm of criticism of the Three Gorges dam upriver, including allegations that it contributed to the disaster.
(A) pollinate (B) overwhelm (C) ignite (D) alleviate
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◆ Days 1-3: UK-Shanghai
Fly to the great city of shanghai and in the evening sample traditional shanghai food Visit the beautiful YU Garden, Old Town. shanghai Museum ,cross the Grest Nanpu Bridge and tour the Pudong area Also explore Xintiandi with its 1920’s style Shikomen buildings and end your stay in shanghai with an amazing Huangpu River evening tour.
◆ Days 4-7:Shanghai-Yangtze River Tour
Fly to yichang and change （approx: one hour）to board your Yangtze River ship for the next four nights. Enjoy a tour of the three Gorgee Dam（三峡大坝）before sailing on the grand Yangtze River ,passing through the impressive Three Gorges. We take a side trip to the lesser Three Gorges or travel up the Shennong Stream in a peapod boat and enjoy various shore trips along the way.
◆ Day8 :Chongqing—Chengdu
Get off in Chongqing and drive to Chengdu for an overnight stay.
Visit the famous Panda Reserve to see the lovely animals We then fly to the bistoric city of Xi’an for two nights’stay and enjoy traditional Shui jiao. Next day, explore one of the most important discoveries of the 20th century—the Terracotta Warriors（兵马俑），followed by the ancient City wall and a performance of Tang Dynasty dancing.
Visit little wild Goose Pagoda and see the ancient objects at the well-known Shangxi Provincial museum before walking through the lively militia Quarter to see the Great Mosque . Later fly to Beijing for three nights stay and try Peking Duck. During our stay in Beijing, we stroll through Tiananmen Square to the Forbidden city, the largest and best preserved collection of ancient buildings in china, and visit the summer palace. Next day we take a walk on the Great wall, tour the unique Temple of Heaven and enjoy an attractive Chinese Acrzibatio Show.
Fly back to the UK, arriving home later the same day filled with happy memories.
【Group】66. Which of the following is TRUE according to the ad ?
(A) The tourists will have to pay extra for fuel and meals.
(B) The tourists will visit the 1920’s Shikumen buildings in Beijing
(C) The tourists will take a side trip to the Three Gorges Dam during the tour.
(D) The tourists will stay in Beijing for three nights before leaving for the UK