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2009年考研英语全真模拟试题及其答案详解(2)

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Section Ⅰ Use of English

  Directions:

  Read the following text. Choose the best word(s) for each numbered blank and mark A, B, C or D on ANSWER SHEET 1. (10 points)

  A recent poll indicated that half the teenagers in the United States believe that communication between them and their parents is__1__and further that one of the prime causes of this gap is __2__listening behavior. As a(an)__3__ in point, one parent believed that her daughter had a severe__4__problem. She was so __5__that she took her to an audiologist to have her ear tested. The audiologist carefully tested both ears and reported back to the parent:"There’s nothing wrong with her hearing. She’s just __6__you out."

  A leading cause of the __7__divorce rate (more than half of all marriages end in divorce) is the failure of husbands and wives to __8__effectively. They don’t listen to each other. Neither person__9__to the actual message sent by the other.

  In __10__fashion, political scientists report that a growing number of people believe that their elected and __11__officials are out of__12__with the constituents they are supposedly __13__. Why? Because they don’t believe that they listen to them. In fact, it seems that sometimes our politicians don’t even listen to themselves. The following is a true story: At a national__14__conference held in Albuquerque some years ago, then Senator Joseph Montoya was__15__a copy of a press release by a press aide shortly before he got up before the audience to__16__ a speech. When he rose to speak,__17__the horror of the press aide and the__18__of his audience, Montoya began reading the press release, not his speech. He began, "For immediate release. Senator Joseph M. Montoya, Democrat of New Mexico, last night told the National..." Montoya read the entire six-page release,__19__ with the statement that he "was repeatedly __20__by applause."

  1.[A] scarce [B] little [C] rare [D] poor

  2.[A] malignant [B] deficient [C] ineffective [D] feeble

  3.[A] case [B] example [C] lesson [D] suggestion

  4.[A] audio [B] aural [C] hearing [D] listening

  5.[A] believing [B] convinced [C] assured [D] doubtless

  6.[A] turning [B] tuning [C] tucking [D] tugging

  7.[A] rising [B] arising [C] raising [D] arousing

  8.[A] exchange [B] interchange [C] encounter [D] interact

  9.[A] relates [B] refers [C] responds [D] resorts

  10.[A] like [B] alike [C] likely [D] likewise

  11.[A] nominated [B] selected [C] appointed [D] supported

  12.[A] connection [B] reach [C] association [D] touch

  13.[A] leading [B] representing [C]delegating [D] supporting

  14.[A] legislative [B] legitimate [C] legalized [D] liberal

  15.[A] distributed [B] awarded [C] handed [D] submitted

  16.[A] present [B] publish [C] deliver [D] pursue

  17.[A] to [B] with [C] for [D] on

  18.[A] joy [B] enjoyment [C] amusement [D] delight

  19.[A] conclude [B] to conclude [C] concluding [D] concluded

  20.[A] disrupted [B] interfered [C] interrupted [D] stopped

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