How much paper do you use every year? Probably you cannot answer that question quickly. In 1900 the world's use of paper was about one kilogram for each person a year. Now some countries use as much as 50 kilograms of paper for each person a year. Countries like the
Paper, like many other things that we use today, was first made in
Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.
17. Which of the following is not mentioned about the invention of paper?
18. When did the Egyptians begin to use paper widely?
19. Which of the following countries uses most paper for each person a year?
20. What is the main idea of this short talk?
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