Living off the ________ might sound fashionable, but in fact it requires great ability of managing one’s life under unpredictable conditions.
答案: 【 grid】
It is a school where youngsters ________ everything — from whether sipping soda should be allowed in classrooms to which staff should be promoted at the end of the year.
A: have a say on
B: have a say with
C: have to say on
D: have said on
答案: 【 have a say on】
Kate’s $370-per-week unemployment payments started coming in, and we saw that we could just ________ on them if we squeezed out every penny.
A: stand out
B: scrape by
C: catch up
D: pass by
答案: 【 scrape by】
When he used the Internet for the first time, he felt he entered a completely ________ and exciting world he’d never visited before by just clicking the mouse.
答案: 【 alien】
He could ______ forget about the experience _____ he could forget his own name.
A: not more … than …
B: no more … than
C: not less … than
D: no less … than
答案: 【 no more … than】
Juice can be __________ from many fruits such as oranges and grapes.
答案: 【 extracted】
He was accused of attempted murder after he ________ used a kitchen knife to attack officials who stormed his house to arrest him.
答案: 【 allegedly】
The fort was built on a steep hill, ______ it was easy to watch the water for invaders.
B: in which
C: from which
D: for which
答案: 【 from which】
Tear ducts (泪腺) operate on a normal basis to and protect the eye. When you have an emotion, they overact and create tears. (lubrication)
答案: 【 lubricate】
In addition to generating income, women also take responsibilities for household activities such as childcare, cleaning and preparing food, which are not as lightweight and easy as generally . (think)
答案: 【 thought】
You cannot imagine how fantastic the sky was with the stars __________ in the black velvet of the night. (twinkle)
答案: 【 twinkling】
Research conducted by the World Bank shows the more gender relationships are in a country, the higher its HIV prevalence rate is. (equal)
答案: 【 unequal】
All neighboring countries want the agreement to have the legal force of a treaty between two states. (sovereignty)
答案: 【 sovereign】
reasoning works from the more general to the more specific. Sometimes this informally called a “top-down” approach. (Deduce)
答案: 【 Deductive】
Ms. Schmitz was almost all her life; she only learned to read and write in her 80s. (literate)
答案: 【 illiterate】
Human beings have been depending heavily on fossil fuels to meet their increasing energy demands since the Industrial Revolution.
答案: 【 正确】
Nuclear power is cheap and effective though it might be disastrous.
答案: 【 错误】
We have to prepare for a new age of energy synthesis since fossil fuels will be eventually depleted.
答案: 【 正确】
There are various obstacles to overcome when we try to tap rich renewable energy sources.
答案: 【 正确】
Due to the development of renewable energy technology, the coming energy crisis is not so severe as expected, so we don’t need to work out the solutions in haste.
答案: 【 错误】
His parents died of the car accident when the boy was three years old, _________ live with his aunt who was a notorious miser in the neighborhood.
A: leaving him with no choice but
B: leaving him with no choice but to
C: left him with no choice but
D: left him with no choice but to
答案: 【 leaving him with no choice but to】