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2009年同等学力人员申请硕士学位英语水平全国统一考试真题及解析

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同等学力人员申请硕士学位外国语(英语)水平全国统一考试2009年真题
Paper One 试卷一
(90minutes)
PartⅠ Dialogue Communication (10 minutes, 10 points, 1 for each)
Section A Dialogue Completion
Directions: In this section, you will read 5 short incomplete dialogues between two speakers, each followed by 4 choices marked A, B, C, and D. Choose the answer that best suits the situation to complete the dialogue. Then mark the corresponding letter with a single bar across the square brackets on your machine-scoring ANSWER SHEET.

1.  A: Helen.You look great!You’remuch slimmer than last time I saw you.
 B:     Actually,I’vebeenonadietandI’vebeendoingakeep-fitclass, too.
A.No, thanks.                  B.Well, yes.
C.You are flattering me.   D.Are you kidding?
2.A:I’msosorry.Ishouldn’thavethrownyourviolinaway.Whydidn’t youtell me it was a birthday present from your Dad?
B:       What is done is done.
 

 

C.Forget it.                    D.That’s fine.
3. A: It is really hard to maintain contact when people move around so much.
 B:               
A.You’re unlucky to have lost contact with your friends.
B.That is right. I have been out of touch with my friends.
C.Is it? People just drift apart indeed!
D.I ask them to keep me informed about what they are doing.
4. A: Hi, John, how are you? I heard you were sick.
 B: They must have confused me with somebody else.      
A.I was sick last week.  B.I could not agree with you more.
C.I’ve never felt better.         D.So you are right.
5. A: It is not like George to be late for an appointment.
 B:                     He’s always punctual.
A.No way.   B.Anyway he’s late.
C.I don’t think so.            D.You’re right.
 
Section B   Dialogue Comprehension
Directions: In this section, you will read 5 short conversations between a man and a woman. At the end of each conversation there is a question followed by 4 choices marked A, B, C, and D. Choose the best answer to the question from the 4 choices by marking the corresponding letter with a single bar across the square brackets on your machine-scoring ANSWER SHEET.
 
6. Man:Thatwasanabsolutelydeliciousmeal.Yourcookingisalways superb but this time you have excelled yourself.
Woman: I am glad you enjoyed it. It is a recipe I haven’t tried before.
Question: What does the man think of the woman’s cooking?
A.It is as good as always.
B.It is good enough for something new.
C.It is good, but not as good as before.
D.It is better than usual.
7. Man: Do you think that Bob is serious about Sally?
 Woman:Well,Iknowthis.I’veneverseenhimgooutsooftenwiththesame girl.
 Question: What conclusion can we draw from the woman’s statement?
A.Bob is serious about Sally.
B.Bob never goes steady with a girl.
C.Bob will soon change his girlfriend.
D.Bob is not serious about Sally.
8. Man: Everybody’s helping out with the dinner. Would you make the salad?
Woman:Anything but that.
Question: What does the woman mean?
A.She does not want any salad.
B.She will make the salad.
C.She wants some salad.
D.She’d rather do some other jobs.
9. Man:You know what?You should invest the money yourself.
   Woman: That had crossed my mind.
   Question: What does the woman mean?
A.The idea had bothered her.    B.She had invested the money.
C.The idea had occurred to her.   D.She wouldn’t give it a try.
10. Woman: Where do you plan to go for dinner?
 Man:IwasthinkingofgoingtoJoe’s.It’sastone’sthrowaway.Besides, the environment is good.
  Question: What can we learn about Joe’s?
A. It is not far from here  B. It is not expensive.
C. It is an interesting place.
D. It is known for its specialty.
 
Part II  Vocabulary (10 minutes, 10 points, 0.5 for each) 
Section A
Directions: In this section, there are 10 sentences, each with one word or phrase underlined. Choose the one from the 4 choices marked A, B, C, and D that best keeps the meaning of the sentence. Then mark the corresponding letter with a single bar across the square brackets on your machine-scoring ANSWER SHEET.
 
11.Likeflowersthathavebeenwaiting allwinterto blossom,touristsareeagerto burst forth with their cameras.
A.survive B.breeze C.revive     D.bloom
12The applications of genetic engineering are abundant and choosing one appropriate for this case can be rather difficult.
A. sufficient    B. plentiful  C. adequate   D. countable
13.The newly elected president has pledged $13 million to the automobile industry for its survival.
A.promised   B.prepared   C.disposed  D.delivered
14.TheAmericans recognize that the UN can be the channel for greater diplomatic activity.
A.place   B.medium   C.resort    D.tunnel
15.Thegrowthofpart-timeandflexibleworkingpatternallowsmorewomento take advantage of job opportunities.
A.make use of                  B. catch up with
C.cast light on      D. get rid of
16.Nobodycanhelpbutbefascinatedbytheworldintowhichheistakenbythe science fiction.
A.impressed B.amused   C.attracted       D.puzzled
17.Senator James Meeks has called off a boycott of Chicago Public Schools, organized to protest Illinois’ education funding system.
A.reclaimed B.proposed  C.indulged     D.canceled
18.The new book focuses on the concept that to achieve and maintain total health, people need physical, social and emotional well-being.
A.gain    B.attainC.acquire  D.gather
19.The16percentfareincreasewouldbringChicagofaresinlinewiththoseof other big cities.
A.in cooperation with          B.in agreement with
C.in connection with D.in association with
20.ItistruethatLondonisoftensunless,dampandraw,thoughtheoccasional sunny days seem all the more attractive by contrast.
A.mild  B.chilly   C.moist       D.cloudy
 
Section B
Directions: In this section, there are 10 incomplete sentences. For each sentence there are 4 choices marked A, B, C, and D. Choose the one that best completes the sentence. Then mark the corresponding letter with a single bar across the square brackets on your machine-scoring ANSWER SHEET.
 
21.Researchshowsheavycoffeedrinkingis         asmallincreaseinblood pressure, but not enough to increase the risk for high blood pressure.
A. associated with             B.compared with
C.  attributed toD.referred to
22.Alarge                 ofthesunlightneverreachestheearthwhile infra-redheat given off by the earth is allowed to escape freely.
A.proportion  B.ratioC.rate D.fraction
23.It is amusing that she            her father’s bad temper as well as her mother’s good looks.
A.retained B.inherited C.preserved D.maintained
24.                  the few who have failed in their examination, all the other students in the hall are in very high spirits.
A.In spite thatB.But for
C.For the sake of             D.Apart from
25.The decline in moral standards, which has long concerned social analysts, has at last         the attention of averageAmericans.
A.clarified B.cultivated C.captured     D.characterized
26.Our neighbor Uncle Johnson is a stubborn man. Needless to say, we tried       to make him change his mind.
A.in short B.in secret C.in danger      D.in vain
27.The western media was astonished to see that China’s GDP      
by almost 40% just in two years’time.
A.flourish

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