Section I Vocabulary
There are 20 incomplete sentences in this section. For each sentence there are four choices marked A,B,C and D. Choose the one that best completes the sentence and mark your answers on ANSWER SHEET 1 with a pencil.(10 points)
1.Advertisers often aim their campaigns at young people as they have considerable spending______.
A.power B.force C.energy D.ability
2.We've bought some _______chairs for the garden so that they are easy to store away.
A.adapting B.adjusting C.bending D.folding
3. The new speed restrictions were a __debated issue.
A.heavily B.hotly C.deeply D.profoundly
4.His change of job has ____him with a new challenge in life
A.introduced B.initiated C.presented D.led
5.No ________you're hungry if you haven't eaten since yesterday.
A.matter B.surprise C.wonder D.problem
6.The pianist played beautifully, showing a real _______for the music.
A.feeling B.understanding C.appreciation D.sense
7.The boss ______into a rage and started shouting at Robert to do as he was told.
A.flew B.charged C.rushed D.burst
8.Politicians should never lose _______of the needs of the people they represent
A.view B.sight C.regard D.prospect
9.The employees tried to settle the dispute by direct ____with the boss.
A.negotiation B.connection C.association D.communication
10.You haven't heard all the facts so don't _____to conclusions.
A.dash B.jump C.much D.fly
11.I am ______aware of the need to obey the rules of the competition.
A.greatly B.far C.much D.well
12.The manager has always attended to the ____of important business himself.
A.transaction B.solution C.translation D.stimulation
13.As is known to all, a country gets a (an) ____from taxes.
A.income B.revenue C.fund D.payment
14.The government has decided to reduce ____on all imports.
A.fee B.charge C.tariff D.tuition
15.The need for financial provision ___not only to producers but also to consumers.
A.connects B.links C.associates D.relates
16.The ability of bank to create deposits is determined by the ratio of liquid assets which they___
A.mount B.contain C.remain D.maintain
17.The first serious prospect of a cure for Aids, a treatment which delays its effects ,ha emerged recently.
A.other than B.rather than C.more than D.less than
18.His parents died when he was young ,so he was by his grandma .
A.bred B.brought C.fed D.grown
19.The Japanese dollar-buying makes traders eager to dollars in fear of another government intervention .
A.let in B.let out C.let go of D.let off
20.The local people could hardly think of any good way to the disaster of the war .
A.shake off B.get off C.put off D.take off
Section II Close
For each numbered blank in the following passage ,there are four choices marked A, B, C, and D. Choose the best one and mark your answer on ANSWER SHEET 1 with a pencil. (15 points)
A few decades ago, the world banking community invented new Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) systems to move money more efficiently across countries and around the globe. The ___21__benefit of such systems was to __22___the float of capital that was unavailable for ? __23__ checks were being cleared through banking__24__. Today, we understand that benefits of electronic banking are far more _25__ than just reducing floating cash. The world of banking__26__revolutionizeD.It is __27_ more efficient and faster, but more global. And now_28_the Internet, EFT systems are increasingly __29__with the new world of e-commerce and e-trade.
__30__1997 and 2003, EFT value__31__from less than $50 trillion to nearly $40 trillion, more than the __32__economic product of all the countries and territories of the entire world. These statistics__33__should emphasize the true importance of transnational EFT Satellite, wireless, and cable-based electronic fund transfers _34__ the hub of global enterprise. Such electronic cash is _35__central to the idea of an emerging worldwide mind. Without the satellite and fiber infrastructure to support the flow of electronic funds, the world economy would grind to a halt.
21.A.hiding B.getting C.driving D.giving
22.A.introduce B.reduce C.produce D.increase
23.A.which B.that C.while D.where
24.A.mechanics B.methods C.procedures D.systems
25.A.extensive B.intensive C.profound D.great
26.A.is B.has C.has been D.had been
27.A.far B.even C.just D.not only
28.A.with B.by C.for D.on
29.A.linked B.integrated C.controlled D.joined
30.A.Between B.In C.From D.Among
31.A.decreased B.raised C.elevated D.soared
32.A.gross B.accelerated C.combined D.collective
33.A.lonely B.alone C.only D.merely
34.A.present B.represent C.reserve D.comprehend
35.A.so B.nevertheless C.thereafter D.therefore