您的位置:外语教育网 > 职称英语 > 试题中心 > 模拟试题 > 正文


2006-02-05 00:00   来源:       我要纠错 | 打印 | 收藏 | | |


  The Invention of the telephone

  In the nineteenth century, the invention of the telegraph made it possible to send noises, signals, and even music over wires from one place to another. However, the human voice __1__ this way. Many inventors tried to find a __2__ to send a voice over wires, and in 1876 some of their efforts were crowned with success. ___3___ American inventors, Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray, __4__ at almost the same time. The United States Supreme Court finally had to decide which of the two __5__ the first inventor of the telephone. The Court decided __6__ Bell's favor.

  Born in Edinbrug, Scotland, Bell grew up in a family __7__ was very interested in teaching people to speak. His grandfather had been an actor who left __8__ to teach elocution; his father was a teacher __9__ deaf-mutes learn how to speak.

  However, probably none of the __10__ inventions gave Bell the same feeling of triumph __11__ he had on the day when he spilled some acid from his batteries. It was after he had worked for months to find ways to send something more __12__metallic twangs over the wires. Thinking Watson, __13__, was in the next room, Bell called, "Mr. Watson, __14__. I want you." Watson was not in the next room. He was down in his laboratory, __15__ to the receiver. To Watson's surprise, he heard the words perfectly. He ran to tell Bell the news: the wires had carried Bell's voice perfectly.


  1. A) had never traveled B) never had traveled C) was never traveled D) never was traveled

  2. A) solution B) key C) way D) mean

  3. A) Two B) The two C) The two of D) Of two

  4. A) was succeeded B) have succeeded C) succeeded D) was succeeding

  5. A) was B) to be C) being D) having been

  6. A) at B) on C) to D) in

  7. A) that B)where C) in which D) who

  8. A) a theatre B) theatre C) theatres D) the theatre

  9. A) which was helped B) that was helped C) who helped D) who has helped

  10. A) later B) latter C) lately D) afterwards

  11. A) like B) to Cㄘwhich D) as

  12. A) of B) / C) as D) than

  13. A) being his helper B) was his helper C) his helper D) to be his helper

  14. A) come here B) come up C) go away D) go down

  15. A) besides B) beside C) next D) by



  Cultural Difference

  People from different cultures sometimes do things that make each other uncomfortable, sometimes without realizing it Most Americans ___1___ out of the country and have very ___2___ experience with foreigners. But they are usually spontaneous, friendly and open, and enjoy ___3___ new people, having guests and bringing people together formally or informally. They tend to use first names ___4___ most situations and speak freely about themselves. So if your American hosts do something that ___5___ you uncomfortable, try to let them know how you feel. Most people will __6__ your honesty and try not to take you uncomfortable again. And you'll all __7__ something about another culture!

  Many travelers find __8__ easier to meet people in the U.S. than in other countries. They may just come up and introduce themselves or even invite you over __9__ they really know you. Sometimes Americans are said to be __10__. Perhaps it seems so, but they are probably just __11__ a good time. Just like anywhere else, it takes time to become real friends __12__ people in the U.S..

  If and when you __13__ American friends, they will probably __14__ introducing you to their friends and family, and if they seem proud __15__ you, it's probably because they are. Relax and enjoy it!


  1. A) have never been B) have been never C) has never been D) has been never

  2. A) a little B) little C) much D) a great deal

  3. A) meet B) to meet Cㄘmeeting D) to have met

  4. A) on B) among C) within D) in

  5. A) makes B) make C) made D) making

  6. A) praise B) honor C) appreciate D) confirm

  7. A) pick B) select C) learn D) study

  8. A) this B) it C) them D) /

  9. A) when B) if C)after D)before

  10. A) superficially friend B) superficial friend C) superficially friendly D) superficial friendly

  11. A) having B) taking C) making D) killing

  12. A) with B) among C) to D) in

  13. A) get along with B) get rid of C) stay away from D) stay with

  14. A) hate B) forbid C) avoid D) enjoy

  15. A) to know B) knowing C) know D) having known


 四六级 指南 动态 经验 试题 资料  托福 指南 动态 考情 经验 复习
 雅思 指南 动态 机经 备考 留学  公共英语 指南 动态 备考 试题 辅导
 日语 指南 资讯 辅导 留学 考试  法语 发音 词汇 语法 听说 阅读
 韩语 入门 口语 阅读 留学 文化  西语 口语 词汇 阅读 留学 风采







公司下属13家行业远程教育网站,业务涵盖了会计、法律、医学、建设、自考、成考、考研、中小学、外语、信息技术、汉语言教学等诸多领域,拥有办公面积8000多平米,员工近千人,公司年招生规模达270万人。由于正保远程教育(China Distance Education Holdings Ltd., CDEL)在中国互联网远程教育行业内的绝对优势和强大影响力,正保教育模式一直被广大投资人所追捧。2008年7月30日,公司在美国纽约证券交易所正式挂牌上市(股票交易代码:DL),是2008年唯一一家在美国纽交所上市的专业从事互联网远程教育的中国企业。


   1、凡本网注明 “来源:外语教育网”的所有作品,版权均属外语教育网所有,未经本网授权不得转载、链接、转贴或以其他方式使用;已经本网授权的,应在授权范围内使用,且必须注明“来源:外语教育网”。违反上述声明者,本网将追究其法律责任。