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2003年英语专业四级真题试卷及其参考答案

Source: 恒星英语学习网  Onion  2011-02-18  我要投稿   论坛   Favorite  

SECTION A STATEMENT

In this section you will hear seven statements. At the end of each statement you will be given 10 seconds to answer the question.

1. Which is NOT true about the listener?

A.He works hard.

B.He drinks a lot.

C.He smokes a lot.

D.He is healthy.

2. How did the speaker feel when he heard the news?

A.He was satisfied.

B.He was annoyed.

C.He was astonished.

D.He was relieved.

3. When does the next coach leave?

A.At 9:10.

B.At 9:15.

C.At 9:20.

D.At 9:05.

4. The speaker thinks that Jane might have ____.

A.a better marriage

B.a better career

C.a better education

D.a better family life

5. What does the statement mean?

A.I am too happy to be helpful in any way.

B.I am willing but unable to help you.

C.I shall be very glad to offer my help.

D.I promise to think about how to help you.

6. What does the statement imply?

A.The man was wearing clean clothes.

B.The man was wearing improper clothes.

C.The man was wearing fanciful clothes.

D.The man was wearing dirty clothes.

7. What does the speaker mean?

A.I believe I can find you in other places as well.

B.I had no idea that I could find you here.

C.I believe that I can only find you in this place.

D.This is not the place for me to meet you.

SECTION B CONVERSATION

In this section, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation you will be given 10 seconds to answer the question.

8. What is the probable relationship between the two speakers?

A.Salesman and customer.

B.Doctor and nurse.

C.Doctor and patient.

D.Patient and patient.

9. What does the man think of his writing?

A.Writing will not be easy.

B.Writing will be less difficult.

C.Writing has been boring.

D.Writing has been enjoyable.

10. What can we learn from the conversation?

A.Cold is a kind of serious illness.

B.Cold will go away quickly.

C.You should go to see a doctor.

D.You needn’t do anything about it.

11. What did the man assume previously?

A.She would go to the bookstore.

B.She would not go to the bookstore.

C.She would go to the bookstore later.

D.She would go to another bookstore.

12. What do we know about the flight?

A.There will be a short delay.

B.There will be a long delay.

C.The flight has been canceled.

D.The condition is still uncertain.

13. What does the man say about Linda?

A.She is forgetful.

B.She is considerate.

C.She is forgiving.

D.She is careless.

14. What does the woman mean?

A.She doesn’t believe he can do it.

B.She agrees with the man.

C.She expects to see him soon.

D.She will go to the library.

15. What does the man think of the woman’s choice of clothing?

A.He thinks her choice is good.

B.He thinks her choice is terrible.

C.He doesn’t like the colour.

D.He doesn’t like the style.

16. Sam refused to take the job because ____.

A.the working hours were unsuitable

B.the job was not well paid

C.he had to do a lot of travelling

D.the job was quite difficult

17. The man sounds ____.

A.surprised

B.ignorant

C.humorous

D.disappointed

SECTION C NEWS BROADCAST

Questions 18 and 19 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 20 seconds to answer the questions.

Now listen to the news.

18. The UN resolution is about international efforts in tightening control on ____.

A.terrorism activities

B.terrorists’ networks

C.weapons for terrorists

D.funding for terrorism

19. What does the UN resolution specifically require states to do?

A.To establish a financial network.

B.To revise their banking laws.

C.To increase their police force.

D.To curb regional terror activities.

Questions 20 and 21 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 20 seconds to answer the questions.

Now listen to the news.

20. Altogether how many people were injured during the violence?

A.1.

B.2.

C.13.

D.14.

21.How long has the violence lasted?

A.For one day.

B.For two days.

C.For the whole summer.

D.For one year.

Question 22 is based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the question.

Now listen to the news.

22. After the terrorist attacks in the United States, insurance rates soared as much as ____.

A.100%

B.200%

C.500%

D.1000%

Questions 23 and 24 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you ill be given 20 seconds to answer the questions.

Now listen to the news.

23. Eight foreign aid workers were arrested in Afghanistan because of their ____ activities.

A.political

B.espionage

C.religious

D.relief

24. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as one of the penalties?

A.A fine.

B.Expulsion.

C.A jail term.

D.Death sentence.

Question 25 is based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 10 seconds to answer the question.

Now listen to the news.

25. According to the report, how many people are HIV-positive?

A.22 million.

B.36 million.

C.25 million.

D.58 million.

Part Ⅳ  CLOZE  [15 MIN.]

During McDonald's early years French fries were made from scratch every day. Russet Burbank potatoes were (1), cut into shoestrings, and fried in its kitchens.  (2) the chain expanded nationwide, in the mid-1960', it sought to cut labor costs, reduce the number of suppliers, and (3) that its fries tasted the same at every restaurant. McDonald's began (4) to frozen French fries in 1966--and few customers noticed the difference.  (5), the change had a profound effect on the nation's agriculture and diet. A familiar food had been transformed into a highly processed industrial (6) McDonald's fries now come from huge manufacturing plants (7) can process two million pounds of potatoes a day. The expansion (8) McDonald's and the popularity of its low-cost, mass-produced fries changed the way Americans eat.

The taste of McDonald's French fries played a crucial role in the chain's success--fries are much more profitable than hamburgers--and was (9) praised by customers, competitors, and even food critics.  Their (10) taste does not stem from the kind of potatoes that McDonald's (11) , the technology that processes them, or the restaurant equipment that fries them: other chains use Russet Burbank, buy their French fries from the (12) large processing companies, and have similar (13) in their restaurant kitchens. The taste of a French fry is (14) determined by the cooking oil. For decades McDonald's cooked its French fries in a mixture of about 7 per cent cottonseed oiled and 93 per cent beef fat. The mixture gave the fries their unique (15).

1. A. scaled B. stripped C. peeled D. sliced

2. A. As B. Due to C. owing to D. With

3. A. ensue B. ensure C. enrich D. enable

4. A. switching B. perting C. modifying D. altering

5. A. Still B. Anyway C. Besides D. Nevertheless

6. A. brand B. stuff C. commodity D. produce

7. A. this B. that C. / D. what

8. A. into B. from C. in D. of

9. A. long B. only C. first D. lonely

10. A. distinctive B. distinct C. distinguished D. distinguishable

11. A. possesses B. buys C. acquires D. grows

12. A. exact B. identical C. same D. alike

13. A. works B. pots C. boilers D. fryers

14. A. adequately B. massively C. plentifully D. largely

15. A. flavor B. fragrance C. smell D. perfume


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