24. The educational system in Taiwan produces students with some of the highest test scores in the world, especially in mathematics and science. However, it has been criticized for placing _______ pressure on students and _______ creativity in favor of rote memorization. (A) excessive; eschewing (B) overdosed; eating up (C) overwhelming; producing (D) overall; overpowering
When you come across the expression “a gut feeling,” you may wonder what relationship
guts have (53) feelings. As a matter of fact, guts and emotions (54) each other. (55)
medical studies have indicated, the brain sends signals to our digestive systems when we get
nervous, which explains why we get butterflies in our stomachs. Likewise, when there are good
bacteria in our guts, our guts send signals to the brain and we end up (56) less from anxiety.
(57) to those with germs in their stomachs, people given yogurt containing bacteria known to
help digestion are free from the negative emotion. These emotion-related studies reveal that we
can improve our mental health by (58) our diets.
【題組】58. (A) modifying (B) demonstrating (C) overpowering (D) stimulating