高普考考古題 111年 高考英文
1. We saw some irresponsible people do not care _____ dropping litter on the street.
2. Most parks have picnic tables, park benches, drinking fountains, and playground equipment such as swings, slides and monkey _____.
3. Robert used Alice as his alibi when the police came over to question his _____ on the night of the crime.
4. The ever declining birthrate could have pretty serious _____ for the country’s future development.
5. The tall handsome left-handed pitcher, who was thought to be a rising star in baseball, has become a _____ to his team since a severe injury in his left shoulder.
6. When Patricia walked out to the beach for a stroll, she could hardly open her eyes because of the _____ sunlight.
7. Studies have shown that early adversity can have a profound lifelong effect on one’s coping with personal development, social relationships, and career _____ .
8. New projects _____ to years of fighting among interest groups and endless political quarrels.
9. Many scholars have reported that a recent publication on the gender pay gap is highly _____ ; they particularly criticize the reach team’s sampling procedure.
10. Countless lives are saved each year because _____ of blood make certain surgical procedures possible.
(A)across the board
(B)in due course
(C)out of the blue
(D)up in the air
What is the main idea of the third paragraph?
(A)To make noise on windows, knocker-ups often relied on long, light bamboo sticks.
(B)To accomplish their tasks, knocker-ups would not leave until their clients woke up.
(C)To wake up their clients, knocker-ups used a tool from which they could shoot dried peas.
(D)To ensure a successful job, knocker-ups had adopted several creative knocking-up methods.
17. According to the passage, which of the following statements is true?
(A)The alarm clock was patented by an American inventor in 1787.
(B)People continued to hire knocker-ups even after the alarm clocks were invented.
(C)In Britain and Ireland today, knocker-ups are still doing their jobs in industrial towns.
(D)During their morning patrols, police officers would watch out for knocker-ups’ safety.
18. Which of the following best replaces“anecdotes”in the last paragraph?
19. Which of the following best summarizes the tongue-twister mentioned in the passage?
(A)Our knocker-up’s knocker-up forgot to wake us up.
(B)Our knocker-up’s knocker-up failed to wake him up.
(C)We overslept because our knocker-up took the day off.
(D)We did not sleep well because our knocker-up was sick.
20. Which of the following statements can be inferred from the passage?
(A)Knocker-ups preferred to get into the houses of their clients’ to wake them up.
(B)Antoine Redier made a fortune by selling mechanical alarm clocks to workers.
(C)British workers greatly appreciated Levi Hutchin’s invention of the alarm clock.
(D)Police officers during the Industrial Revolution were not paid very well at work.