Federal Express links 130 major
The sorting facility for Federal Express is called "The Hub". Every night, from about 12 midnight to 3 a. m. , the packages are gathered and sorted into shipments for specific destinations. The main labor force is comprised of students working part-time.
Since Federal Express started business in 1971, it has flown millions of air kilometers without fail. In the space of one hour, 39 jets will take off to destinations all across the
Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage yon have just heard.
17. What makes the Federal Express so unique in the
18. How many major
19. Why do all of the Federal Express jets fly into the
20. Who comprises the main labour force of Federal Express?
注：1. Federal Express 联邦快递
2. urgent package 快件
11. A) Because they can't afford to.
B) Because they think small houses are more comfortable to live in.
C) Because big houses are usually built in the countryside.
D) Because they prefer apartments.
12. A) Because many young people have moved into comfortable apartments.
B) Because many old houses in the bad part of the town are not inhabited.
C) Because many older people sell their houses after their children leave.
D) Because many people have quit their old house to build new ones.
13. A) They have to do their own maintenance.
B) They have to furnish their own houses.
C) They will find it difficult to make the rest of the payment.
D) They will find it difficult to dispose of their old-style furniture.
14. A) They are not active hunters.
B) They don't sleep much.
C) They are often seen alone.
D) They don't eat much.
15. A) To catch the birds.
B) To look for shade in the heat of the day.
C) To catch other animals.
D) To look for a kill made by another animal.
16. A) They are larger in size.
B) They run faster.
C) They have to hunt more to feed the young.
D) They are not as lazy as the males.
17. A) Less than 30 minutes.
B) From 30 to 45 minutes.
C) At least 45 minutes.
D) More than 45 minutes.
18. A) He should show respect for the interviewer.
B) He should show confidence in himself.
C) He should talk enthusiastically.
D) He should be dressed properly.
19. A) Speaking confidently but not aggressively.
B) Talking loudly to give a lasting impression.
C) Talking a lot about the job.
D) Speaking politely and emotionally.
20. A) Professional knowledge is a decisive factor in job interview.
B) Finding a job is more difficult than one can imagine.
C) A job seeker should create a good image during an interview.D) Self-confidence is most important for a job seeker
Passage Twenty-five (Exploration of the Titanic) After resting on the ocean floor, split asunder and rusting, for nearly three-quarters of a century, a great ship seemed to
Passage Twenty-seven (Analysis and Interpretation of the News) The newspaper must provide for the reader the facts, unalloyed, unslanted, objectively selected facts. But in