Shopping for Clothes
Shopping for clothes is not the same experience for a man as it is for a woman.A man goes shopping because he needs something.His purpose is settled and decided in __51__.He knows what he wants,and his __52__ is to find it and buy it.All men simply walk into a shop and ask the assistant for what they want.If the shop has it in stock,the deal can be and often is completed in less than five minutes,with hardly any chat and to everyones __53__.
For a man,slight problems may begin when the shop does not have what he wants.In that __54__ the salesman tries to sell the customer something else — he offers the nearest to the article required.Good salesman brings out such a substitute with __55__:"I know this jacket is not the style you want,sir,but would you like to try it for size.It __56__ to be the colour you mentioned." Few men have __57__ with this treatment,and the usual response is:"This is the right colour and may be the right size,but I should be __58__ my time and yours by trying it on."
For a woman,buying clothes is always done in the __59__ way.Her shopping is not often __60__ on need.She has never fully decided what she wants,and she is only "having a look round".She is always open to persuasion,willing to try __61__ any number of things.Uppermost in her mind is the thought of finding something that __62__ thinks suits her.Most women have an excellent sense of value and are always on the look-out for the unexpected __63__.Faced with a roomful of dresses,a woman may easily spend an hour going from one rail to another __64__ selecting the dresses she wants to try on.It is a tiresome process,but apparently a(n) __65__one.Most dress shops provide chairs for the waiting husbands.
51.A) detail B) advance C) hurry D) full
52.A) objective B) need C) dream D) reason
53.A) sadness B) amusement C) surprise D) satisfaction
54.A) time B) event C) case D) situation
55.A) care B) skill C) attention D) interest
56.A) happens B) is C) changes D) comes
57.A) experience B) is C) interest D) patience
58.A) losing B) wasting C) spending D) giving
59.A) same B) similar C) opposite D) clever
60.A) relied B) done C) related D) based
61.A) on B) with C) by D) people
62.A) nobody B) someone C) surprise D) everyone
63.A) deal B) bargain C) surprise D) people
64.A) before B) after C) as D) by
65.A) exhausting B) boring C) enjoyable D) graceful
「正确答案」51——65 BADCB ADBCD ADBAC
The Animals in Desert
Some desert animals can survive the very strong summer heat and dryness because they have very unusual characteristics.The camel,for example,can __51__an increase in the temperature of its body and its blood of 9C.In addition,it can drink an enormous __52__ water at one time,then store sufficient water in its red blood cells and other parts of its body to supply its needs for two weeks or more.The kangaroo rat,on the other hand,__53__ all the water it needs from water that it produces during respiration.However,most animals need to __54__a fairly constant body temperature,and will die if it rises more then 5C.__55__,they need to find some way to avoid the strong sunrays.Nor can many animals either store or produce water in their bodies,as the camel and kangaroo rat __56__.So they must find ways to __57__ water loss from their bodies to the lowest degree.
Because very few desert animals can survive the strong rays,the temperature,and the evaporation rate __58__ a typical summers day,most of them are active during the night.Only __59__ the sun has set does the desert come fully to life.The night is relatively cool,and the darkness provides __60__,not only from the sun,but also from other animals and from the birds.So the coming of darkness is the signal __61__ the large majority of animals and insects to continue their search for water and food.When morning comes,most of them seek __62__again.Many go underground; nearly all find somewhere shady where they can avoid the sunrays.
For many kinds of insects,living in the desert is __63__ than for animals.Like many desert plants,they have a waterproof skin which __ 64__ water loss by evaporation.In addition,some insects spend all or most of their life below ground.Here,for most of the year at least,there is __65__ wetness,and it is generally cooler than on the surface.
51.A)carry B)bear C)effect D)delay
52.A)amount B)number C)level D)sum
53.A)obtains B)consumes C)brings D)replaces
54.A)raise B)reject C) maintain D)regulate
55.A)However B)Again C)Instead D)Therefore
56.A)can B)may C)must D) need
57.A)quicken B)reduce C)lighten D)keep
58.A)in B)to C)of D)through
59.A)after B)since C) until D)before
60.A)prevention B)protection C)possession D)permission
61.A)for B)with C)from D)among
62.A)food B)shelter C)water D)work
63.A)easier B)better C)safer D)harder
64.A)causes B)changes C)prevents D)suffers
65.A)little B)plentiful C)thorough D)some