鐵路特考考古題 101年 英文
1. Shu-yu is highly______ to succeed in her career, so she works fourteen hours every day.
2. Traditional Chinese medicine plays an important role in treating cancer and managing pain, where the effectiveness of Western______ is limited.
3. The galaxy to which our solar system belongs is so______ that is takes between 60,000 to 100,000 years at light speed to cross it.
4. In 1995, Beth plucked up the courage and went to the United States to further______ her singing skill. A year later, she participated in a Canadian contest for vocalists.
5. After its engine failed, the small boat______ with the current.
6. The environmentalist movement, a reaction against industrial pollution of air and water, grew up in the 1960s.
(A)Industrialization received negative response but still grew up in the 1960s.
(B)Environmentalists finally won the fight against industry in the 1960s.
(C)The environmental movement triggered the industrial revolution in the 1960s.
(D)Aware of the damage brought by industrialization, people began to protect the environment in the 1960s.
7. One similar attribute of all science fictions is that the main character is usually taken on a fantastic journey.
(A)Most science fictions involve the main character in an exciting and imaginary journey.
(B)Most science fictions involve the main character in a fun and enjoyable journey.
(C)If the main character is not on a journey, the story cannot be classified as science fiction.
(D)Science fictions attribute their success to the fantastic journey the main character takes.
8. While they are not immune to the hot and cold winds of politics, artists have become adept at taking shelter from them most of the time.
(A)Though they can hardly turn a deaf ear to politics, artists have become better at working for politicians.
(B)Though they can hardly remain politically impassive, artists have learned better to take a political stance.
(C)Though they may suffer from the drastic change of politics, artists have been able to adapt such change into their creations.
(D)Though they may suffer from the drastic change of politics, artists have become skillful in surviving such change.
9. Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.
(A)An experience is not a good one if you simply let it happen and do nothing about it.
(B)It is not what happens to you but the lesson you learn from it that is called experience.
(C)What happens to you is part of your experience; it is complete with a follow-up action.
(D)Experience is more than what happens to you; you need to take some action afterwards.
10. Capitalism has improved the lives of billions of people, but it has left out billions more.
(A)The prevalent adoption of capitalism has resulted in prosperity to millions of people.
(B)Free enterprise is welcome among the rich but not the poor because of its inequitable nature.
(C)The promotion of private enterprise has not only made poor people’s lives easier but also made the rich more well off.
(D)A substantial amount of people have gained benefits from capitalism and lived a better life; nevertheless, more have not.
11. This cutting-edge equipment is state-of-the-art.
(A)These powered knives and saws are very good for arts and crafts.
(B)This cutlery is designed only for use in art.
(C)This modern, hi-tech tool is designed especially for art.
(D)This equipment is the newest and most advanced of its kind.
12. Carrie: I’ve got a job interview tomorrow. Karen: Are you ready? Carrie: Yes. Although I get nervous easily,____________. Karen: Good luck to you.
(A)I’ll try it on
(B)I’ll take a look at it
(C)I’ll make it up
(D)I’ll give it my best shot
13. Mary: I want to go shopping this weekend. Want to join me? Jane: Well,____________. Mary: On what? Jane: If you want to shop in a department store, then I’ll go with you.
(C)that sounds great
(D)I have no idea
14. Daniel: Kevin, do you have the time? Kevin:?______ Daniel: That’s OK. Thanks anyway.
(A)Sorry, I forgot to wear my watch today.
(B)Sure, what can I do for you?
(C)Yes, it’s a quarter to ten.
(D)Sorry, but my watch gains five minutes a day.
15. Lina learned everything about the Grand Palace from an_____ tour guide.
16. The police did not believe the suspect because his story was not______.
17. He used credit cards whenever he went shopping and______ got into serious debt.
18. German measles is a highly______ disease. In order to stop the spread, students who get this disease are asked to stay at home.
19. Steve loves watching TV. Without TV, he may be bored to death. In fact, he is hopelessly______ to TV.