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全国英语等级考试(PETS)三级每日一练:阅读(11月16日)

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Flying over a desert area in an airplane, two scientists looked down with trained eyes at treesand bushes. After an hour's flight, one of the scientists wrote in his book, "Look here for probable metal." Scientists in another airplane, flying over a mountain area, sent a message to other scientists on the ground, "Gold possible." Walking across hilly ground, four scientists reported, "This ground should be searched for metal." From an airplane over a hilly wasteland a scientistsent back by radio one word: "Uranium."

None of the scientists had X-ray eyes: they had no magic power of looking down below theearth's surface. They were merely putting to use one of the newest methods of locating minerals inthe ground...trees and plants as signs that certain minerals may lie beneath the ground on whichthe trees and plants are growing.

This newest method of searching for minerals is based on the fact that minerals deep in theearth may affect the kind of bushes and trees that grow in the surface.

At Watson Bar Greek, a brook(小溪)six thousand feet high in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada, a mineral search group gathered bags of tree seeds. Boxes were filled with smallbranches from the trees. Roots were dug and put into boxes. Each bag and box was carefullymarked. In a scientific laboratory, the parts of the forest trees were burned to ashes and tested. Each small part was examined to learn whether there were minerals in it.

Study of the roots, branches, and seeds showed no silver. But there were small amounts ofgold in the roots and a little less gold in the branches and seeds. The seeds growing nearest to thetree trunks had more gold than those growing on the ends of the branches.

1. Scientists were flying over a desert or a hilly wasteland or .a mountain area in order tosearch forin the ground.

A. gold

B. silver

C. uraniumD. minerals

2. The study of trees, branches and roots shows that

A. there were larger amounts of gold in the branches than in the seeds

B. there were smaller amounts of gold in the roots than in the branches

C. there were less amounts of gold in the seeds growing on the ends of branches than seeds growing nearest to the tree trunks

D. there was more gold in the branches than in the roots

3. Which is the best title suggested below?

A. Scientists Searching for Metals with Special Power

B. New Methods of Searching for Minerals

C. Gold Could Be Found by Trees and Plants

D. A New Method of Searching for Minerals--Using Trees and Plants

4. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as part of a tree that can help find minerals?

A. Leaves.

B. Roots.

C. Branches.

D. Seeds.

5. The scientists were searching for minerals by using

A. X-ray

B. magic power

C. a special instrument

D. trained eyes

 

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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:
外语教育网给我们学习外语提供了一个很好的平台,在这里有各个级别各个层次的英语学习资料,是块外语学习的风水宝地,希望外语网越办越好!!
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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