Read the following passage to indicate the correct word(s) for each of the blanks .
There are several things to remember if you are (38)_______ for a new job. Most companies advertise their vacancies in the newspaper, and there are normally a lot of applicants for each post. A good letter of application is, (39)_______, very important. You should enclose with it your curriculum vitae, so that the (40)_______knows about your qualifications and experience. If you are applying to a large company, address your letter to the Personnel Manager, (41)_______deals with appointing new staff. If you are invited to an interview, make sure you arrive suitably dressed and on time. Remember to ask politely about promotion prospects, as well as further training, and last but not least, the salary and holiday arrangements.
38. A. finding B. choosing C. sending D. applying
39. A. however B. although C. therefore D. because
40. A. employee B. employer C. employment D. unemployed
41. A. whom B. which C. whose D. who
Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer.
As Chinese society changes, higher education is undergoing major transformations. The university model of the United States and other Western countries has a powerful influence. New trends in Chinese higher education are attracting the attention of global educators. Since the establishment of Western-oriented modern universities at the end of nineteenth century, Chinese higher education has continued to evolve. Over the past two decades, however, tremendous economic development in China has stimulated reforms in higher education that have resulted in some remarkable changes.
The first modern institution, Peiyang University, was founded in Tianjin. The university changed its name to Tianjin University in 1951 and became one of the leading universities in China: Next, Jiaotong University was founded in Shanghai in 1896. In the 1950s, most of this university was moved to Xi'an, an ancient capital city in northwest China, and became Xi'an Jiaotong University; the part of the university remaining in Shanghai was renamed Shanghai Jiaotong University.
42.Chinese higher education _______. A. is not affected by any others B. has not really well-developed
C. has developed since the end of nineteenth century D. is not paid any attention by global educators
43.Chinese higher education _______.
A. has been stable since nineteenth century B. has decreased over the past two decades
C. has not got any changes D. has been affected by the country's economic development
44. The word “evolve” in paragraph 1 refers to ________________ .
A. remain unstable B. develop C. decrease D. develop slowly
45. Which following statement is not true according to the passage?
A. In the 1950s, Jiaotong University was divided into Xi'an Jiaotong University and Shanghai Jiaotong University.
B. The first modern institution, Peiyang University, was founded in Tianjin.
C. The university model of the United States and other European countries has a powerful influence.
D. The country's economic development hasn’t stimulated reforms in higher education.
Choose the sentence that is closest in meaning to the following questions.
Question 46: My father likes reading newspapers more than watching TV.
A. My father doesn’t like watching TV as much as reading newspapers.
B. My father likes watching TV more than reading newspapers.
C. My father doesn’t like reading newspapers as much as watching TV.
D. My father likes watching TV as much as reading newspapers.
Question 47: “Are you willing to travel?” the interviewer asked her.
A. The interviewer asked her whether she is willing to travel.
B. The interviewer asked her whether she was willing to travel.
C. The interviewer asked her whether is she willing to travel.
D. The interviewer asked her whether was she willing to travel.
Question 48: It was a mistake for Tony to buy that house.
A. Tony couldn’t have bought that house. C. Tony needn’t have bought that house.
B. Tony can’t have bought that house. D. Tony shouldn’t have bought that house.
Choose the option that best combines each pair of sentences in the following questions.
Question 49: You are tired. It is hard to concentrate on your work.
A. The more tired you are, the more harder it is to concentrate on your work.
B. The most tired you are, the harder it is to concentrate on your work.
C. The more tired you are, the harder it is to concentrate on your work.
D. The tired more you are, the more hard it is to concentrate on your work.
Question 50: She fell over in the last minutes. She didn’t win the race.
A. If she didn’t fall over in the last minutes, she would win the race.
B. She didn’t win the race even though she fell over in the last minutes.
C. Not having won the race, she fell over in the last minutes.
D. She could have won the race if she hadn’t fallen over in the last minutes.