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2010托福词汇测试题及参考答案

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1. Though many people observed the accident in the center of the city, they were not sure about the exact sequence of events.

[A] order [B] process [C] result [D] cause

2. Davy Crockett was reared in eastern Tennessee.

[A] born [B] well-known [C] brought up [D] killed

3. Kit Carson, an American frontiersman, was one of the most sensational heroes of the Old West.

[A] exciting [B] distracting [C] enigmatic [D] ostentatious

4. Automobile experts have shown that halogen headlights penetrate thick fog more effectively than traditional incandescent headlights and thus help to reduce accidents.

[A] dissolve [B] perceive [C] touch [D] pierce

5. The football player was penalized for unnecessary roughness.

[A] side-lined [B] condoned [C] punished [D] condemned

6. I feel obligated to give my opinion on the subject.

[A] required [B] forbidden [C] determined [D] encouraged

7. Justices of the peace have. jurisdiction over the trials of some civil suits involving minor offenses.

[A] supremacy [B] authority [C] guidance [D] obedience

8. The western slopes of the mountains of the Sierra Nevade Range are deeply incised by numerous streams.

[A] fed [B] cut [C] flooded [D] distended

9. The Jamestown settlers explored Virginia pimarily for fishing and trading, and only incidentally investigated traces of a lost colony on Roanoke Island.

[A] sporadically [B] by chance [C] by fault [D] unaccountably

10. That poor man is so weak that he can scarcely walk.

[A] crude [B] bereft [C] adept [D] decrepit

11. In his letter of January 27, Mr. Anderson declined the offer.

[A] repeated [B] refused [C] described [D] analyzed

12. Many caves are formed by the pounding of ocean waves on the coastline.

[A] cavalries [B] caverns [C] shells [D] beaches

13. Agricultural experts always caution farmers to irrigate in regions receiving only light rainfall.

[A] remind [B] teach [C] find [D] warn

14. In many parts of the world, talismans are used to ward off evil.

[A] keep away [B] describe [C] transcend [D] seek out

15. Variations in the color of sea water from blue to green seem to be caused by high or low concentrations of salt.

[A] Changes [B] Descriptions [C] Measures [D] Clarity

16. The study of law, with its great number of cases, statutes and contracts, can be a tedious procéss.

[A] curious [B] tiresome [C] challenging [D] (an) overwhelming

17. We can walk across the river here because the water is very shallow.

[A] shoal [B] hollow [C] mellow [D] callow

18. I can't wear this shirt; it's too shabby.

[A] wrinkled [B] crumpled [C] dirty [D] worn out

19. Tax rebates can have far-reaching effects on the economy.

[A] accountants [B] laws [C] refunds [D] credits

20. By 1929, two years after the start of the “talkies”, motion picture theaters in the United States were attracting 100 million patrons every week.

[A] owners [B] actors [C] customers [D] critics

Keys: ACADC ABBBD BBDAA BADCC 

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2010-09-03 11:09 编辑:juliatt
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