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06年考研英语模拟题5(一)

2005-11-25 14:37 新航道 

  Section Ⅰ Use of English

  Directions:

  Read the following text. Choose the best word(s) for each numbered blank and mark A,B,C or D on ANSWER SHEET 1(10 points)

  FOREIGN financiers mouthing off about the legal wars they will unleash to recover bad debts in Russia rarely mean much. The expense of a lawsuit   1  the satisfaction; the chances of getting any money are  2  .

  Yet Noga, a company owned by Nessim Gaon, a 78-year-old businessman  3  in Geneva, has been suing the Russian government since 1993, attempting to  4   Russian assets abroad. At Mr. Gaon's request, bailiffs last week very nearly 5     two of Russia's most advanced warplanes at the Paris air  6  . The organisers  7    off  the Russian authorities, and the planes flew home, just  8   time.   9   near-misses include a sail-training ship, the Sedov, nuclear- waste shipments, and the president's plane.

  Mr. Gaon, whose previous business partners include regimes in Nigeria and Sudan, put an  10 clause in his original export deals: Russia must waive its sovereign immunity. An arbitration court  in Stockholm has found in his  11  , so far, to the  12   of $110m, out of a total  13  of $420m. Other courts  14   the world have let him have a 15  at any Russian assets  16  reach.

  The odd thing is  17  Russia, now awash with cash, does not simply pay up. Mr. Gaon says he was told at one point that a 10% 18   on the debt to someone high up in the finance ministry would solve things.  19  off Mr. Gaon costs much in legal fees. Not accepting international judgments sits ill with the current Kremlin line  20   the rule of law. Mr. Gaon says his next move will be to seize Russia's embassy in Paris.

  1.A. outdoes   B. outperform  C. outshine  D. outweighs

  2.A. thin  B. slim  C. lean  D.wiry

  3.A. based  B. found  C.established  D. set

  4.A. grasp  B.hold  C. seize  D. snatch

  5.A. caught  B seized  C. grabbed D arrested

  6.A. show  B. exhibition  C. display  D. demonstration

  7 A. stilted  B tipped C. dumped  D. slanted

  8.A. in  B. on  C at  D upon

  9.A. Others  B.Another  C.The other  D. Other

  10.A.usual  B. unusual  C. common  D.uncommon

  11. A.support  B. good  C. favor  D. preference

  12.A. tune  B. figure  C. account  D.count

  13.A.demanded  B.requested  C.required  D. claimed

  14.A. in  B. at  C. around  D over

  15A. crack  B. break C split  D snap

  16.A. in  B.within  C. out of  D. beyond

  17.A. how  B.when C. why  D.where

  18.A. kickback  B.payment  C.cut  D. reward

  19.A. avoiding   B.fending C. escaping  D. shielding

  20.A. in  B. on  C. at  D. to

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