In the following four items, which is NOT a favorable way to start a small talk with a stranger?
A: Ask people where they grow up in
B: Commenting on the weather
C: Ask people why they are not married
D: Chatting about what you are both doing
答案: 【 Ask people why they are not married】
On which occasions are you likely to have a small talk with others?
A: When you are waiting in the departure lounge for the train.
B: When you are standing in line for a ticket.
C: When you are talking with the shop assistant
D: When you are enjoying the coffee break with a few colleagues.
答案: 【 When you are waiting in the departure lounge for the train.;
When you are standing in line for a ticket.;
When you are enjoying the coffee break with a few colleagues. 】
Which of the following aspects are often covered on the topic of hometown?
A: size of population
C: geographical features
D: main industries
答案: 【 size of population;
Which of the phrases can you use to tell about where you are from?
A: be native of
B: be born and raised in
C: originate from
D: grow up in
答案: 【 be native of;
be born and raised in;
grow up in】
Which of the following expressions refers to “a cinema in the open air”?
D: cinema complex
答案: 【 odeon】
Which of the following expressions means “续集”？
B: second version
C: second edition
答案: 【 sequel 】
Which of the following sentences does NOT mean the movie is funny?
A: The movie is full of gags.
B: The movie has a lot of punch-lines.
C: The movie cracks me up.
D: This is a A-list movie.
答案: 【 This is a A-list movie.】
A movie with a lot of computer-generated scenes is a _________.
A: top-grossing movie.
B: CG movie
D: movie buff
答案: 【 CG movie】
What is a “star-studded movie”?
A: a movie that won a lot of prizes.
B: a movie screened under the starry night.
C: a movie with a lot of stars.
D: a movie about the universe.
答案: 【 a movie with a lot of stars.】
(多选)In a sentence, which ones of the following types of words are usually not stressed?
答案: 【 conjunctions;
In what ways do you read a magazine that does not interest you much?
A: reading from cover to cover
B: be immersed in it
C: be absorbed in it
D: thumbing through it
答案: 【 thumbing through it】
If you need to read something very slowing and reflectively, you read it ______.
A: between the lines
B: at one sitting
C: line after line
答案: 【 between the lines】
（多选）Which of the following types of materials do you read for learning?
A: research article
C: magnum opus
D: high-brow literature
答案: 【 research article;
（多选）Which of the following types of materials do you read for fun?
答案: 【 whodunit;
（多选）If the book has been borrowed, what might the librarian say?
A: “This book is out on loan at the moment.”
B: “This book has been checked out.”
C: “This book is in circulation now.”
D: “We have this book in our stack.”
答案: 【 “This book is out on loan at the moment.”;
“This book has been checked out.”】
（多选）If the book is in the library, what might the librarian say?
A: “This book has been checked out.”
B: “This book is on the shelf.”
C: “We have this book in our stack.”
D: “This book is in circulation now.”
答案: 【 “This book is on the shelf.”;
“We have this book in our stack.”】
（多选）If you want to reserve the book that has not been returned yet, what might you say?
A: “Can you put it on hold for me?”
B: “Can I recall this book?”
C: “I want to make a reservation on this book.”
D: “Is it possible to book this book?”
答案: 【 “Can you put it on hold for me?”;
“Can I recall this book?”;
“I want to make a reservation on this book.”】
（单选）which one of the following is a “track event”
A: hurdle racing
答案: 【 hurdle racing】
(单选) Which one of the following is NOT a “field” event?
A: high jump
B: javelin throw
C: shot put
答案: 【 judo】
(单选) What do we call “溜冰场” in English
A: ice field
B: ice court
C: ice rink
D: ice ground
答案: 【 ice rink】
(多选)Which of the following are NOT classified as Athletics?
A: pole vault
C: football (soccer)
D: step and jump
答案: 【 cycling;
(多选) Which ones of the following belong to “X-sports” （short for extreme-sports）?
答案: 【 parkour;
(单选) Which of the following is the most proper greeting when you feel happily surprised about meeting someone on the street?
A: Hi, what wind brings you here?
B: Hello, long time no see.
C: Fancy meeting you here.
D: I knew I wound bump into you here.
答案: 【 Fancy meeting you here.】
（单选）Which one of the following can NOT be used to answer the question “Good morning, how did you sleep last night?”
A: Not so good actually. I pulled an all-nighter to prepare for my exam today.
B: I was dead to this world.
C: I slept like a pig.
D: I slept tight last night.
答案: 【 I slept like a pig.】
(单选)Which of the following is NOT normally associated with shops or shopping？
A: shop soiled
B: second-hand shop
C: vintage store
D: shop steward
答案: 【 shop steward】
(单选) Which one of these is NOT a popular online-shopping website?
答案: 【 Tesco】
(单选) Which of the following is NOT a suitable phrase to use when talking about ’returning goods or services’:
A: What is your policy on returns?
B: I don’t like this colour, do you have this size available in other colours?
C: I would like to speak to the manager please…
D: I’d like a refund …
答案: 【 I don’t like this colour, do you have this size available in other colours?】
(单选) Which one of the following shopping modes appeared last in the chronological order?
A: street markets
C: TV shopping
D: shopping malls
答案: 【 TV shopping】
(多选) Which ones of the following are advantages of online shopping?
B: search engine
C: around-the-clock service
答案: 【 home-delivery;
What is a Food Guide Pyramid?
A: A description of the
shape of food on a plate