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全国英语等级考试(PETS)三级每日一练:阅读(11月02日)

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外语教育网为考生们精心整理了全国英语等级考试(PETS)/公共英语三级“每日一练”习题(第2016年11年02月日期),欢迎积极参与学习!更多精彩信息,请关注本站。

The dog, called Prince, was an intelligent animal and a slave to Williams. From morning till night, when Williams was at home, Prince never left his sight, practically ignoring all other members of the family. The dog had a number of clearly defined duties, for which Williams had patiently trained him and, like the good pupil he was, Prince lived for the chance to demonstrate his abilities.

When Williams wanted to put on his boots, he would murmur "Boots" and within seconds the dog would drop them at his feet. At nine every morning, Prince ran off to the general store in the village, returning shortly not only with Williams' daily paper but with a half ounce packet of Williams' favorite tobacco, John Rhiney's Mixed. A gun dog by breed, Prince possessed a large soft mouth specially evolved for the safe carrying of hunted creatures, so the paper and the tobacco came to no harm, never even showing a tooth mark.

Williams was a railwayman, an engine driver, and he wore a blue uniform which smelled of oil and oil fuel. He had to work at odd times—"days", "late days" or "nights". Over the years Prince got to know these periods of work and rest, knew when his master would leave the house and return, and the dog did not waste this knowledge. If Williams overslept, as he often did, Prince barked at the bedroom door until he woke, much to the annoyance of the family. On his return, Williams' slippers were brought to him, the paper and tobacco too if previously undelivered.

A curious thing happened to Williams during the snow and ice of last winter. One evening he slipped and fell on the icy pavement somewhere between the village and his home. He was so badly shaken that he stayed in bed for three days; and not until he got up and dressed again did he discover that he had lost his wallet containing over fifty pounds. The house was turned upside down in the search, but the wallet was not found. However, two days later—that was five days after the fall—Prince dropped the wallet into William's hand. Very muddy, stained and wet through, the little case still contained fifty three pounds, Williams' driving license and a few other papers. Where the dog had found it no one could tell, but found it he had and recognized it probably by the faint oily smell on the worn leather.

1. How did the dog perform his duties?

[A] He was delighted to show them off.

[B] He did his best but was not often successful.

[C] He did them quickly to get them over.

[D] He had few opportunities to do them.

2. What does the passage tell us about gun dogs?

[A] They are the fastest runners of all dogs.

[B] Their teeth are removed when they are young.

[C] They can carry birds, etc. without hurting them.

[D] They breed well, producing many young dogs.

3. As a result of Williams' work .

[A] he did not get enough sleep

[B] there was an oily smell from his clothes

[C] the dog grew accustomed to travelling by train

[D] the dog was confused about the time of the day

4. It upset Williams' wife and family when .

[A] Williams had to go to work at night

[B] the dog made too much noise in the house

[C] Williams made them all get up early

[D] the dog would not let them see the newspaper

5. Williams did not realise his loss for several days because .

[A] he trusted the dog to find the wallet

[B] he was unconscious all that time

[C] he thought the wallet was in the house

[D] he had no occasion to feel in his pockets

  

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学员 geege:
听了PETS的试听课程感觉真的很好,我立即报了名。我相信在老师的教导下,我一定会取得好成绩!老师的讲课很精彩,我还把它介绍给了我的同事和同学,谢谢老师们的帮助!
学员 noa:
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学员 yongping:
去年PETS2级顺利的考过了,这得感谢网校的刘老师,今年会继续报网校的PETS3辅导,希望我能顺利通过考试。
学员 xiaobuding00:
PETS的课程不错,老师讲得很细,又不失生动活泼。今年顺利通过了2级,明年继续考3级,还报外语教育网的课~
学员 wrfxc:
考前多亏看了刘勇老师的pets课程,哈哈,顺利过关!多谢!
学员 ghjncv:
PETS张卫东老师讲课清晰、明了,我受益匪浅!
学员 freeg:
今天感谢外语教育网这段时间对我的培训,公司因为看到我最近英文的不断成长,昨天决定把公费读研的名额给我,虽然需要去参加考试,但是正是因为有了这个平台,才让我自己可以约束自己学习。老外客户对我最近这几个月的听力、口语提升有了肯定,项目也进展得顺利,年度业绩很OK。所以在此感谢!
学员 yuitd:
网校就像是自己身边的良师益友,遇到问题后直接提问老师,感谢老师们以最快的速度给予最满意的解答,谢谢网校这个好朋友。
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