专八,听上去多高端的名字啊!

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专八和专四相比,增加了英语国家人文知识考察的部分。这是最容易得分,也是最容易失分的地方。

容易得分,因为只要好好复习,就能轻松答题。而且,这一部分的知识会让你成为英美国家“百事通”,出去唠个嗑,侃个大山,都很有料~~

容易失分,因为要背的内容实在太多:英美国家概况,英国文学,美国文学,语言学,词汇学等。要找工作,要忙考研,要准备国考的你,真心没有时间啊。 

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专八人文知识大考察【第一期】

1. The novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was written by_____.

A. Henry James   B. O. Henry   C. Harriet Beecher Stower   D. Mark Twain 

2. The word holiday originally meant holy day; but now the word signifies any day on which we don’t have to work. This is an example of____.

A. meaning shift   B. widening of meaning   C. narrowing of meaning   D. loss of meaning 

3. Which of the following cities is NOT located in the Northeast, U.S.?

A. Huston   B. Baltimore   C. Philadelphia   D. Boston

4. Which of the following is NOT a Romantic Poet?

A. William Wordsworth   B. Percy B. Shelley   C. George G. Byron   D. George Eliot 

5. The study of ____ is Syntax.

A. textual organization    B. sentence structures    C. word formation   D. language functions 

6. The capital city of Canada is ____.

A. Montreal   B. Ottawa   C. Vancouver   D. York 

7. The longest river in Britain is ____.

A. Severn   B. Tees   C. Thames   D. Clyde

8. In ____ the Romans conquered Greece.

A. 146 B.C.   B. 1200 B.C.   C. 700 B.C.   D. the 5th century 

9. In his inaugural speech, ____ said that “the only thing we have to fear is fear itself”.

A. Woodrow Wilson   B. Franklin D. Roosevelt   C. Harry Truman   D. Benjamin Franklin 

10. The Head of the Representatives is called ____.

A. Chancellor   B. Speaker   C. Chairman   D. Leader

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