1. In my opinion, you can widen the _____ of these improvements through your active participation.
A. dimension B. volume C. magnitude D. scope

[答案]D. scope.

[注释]scope(=the area within the limits of a questions, subject ect. ; range)(活动)范围,机会,余地:
The politics of a country would be outside the scope of a book for tourists.(一个国家的政治不属于旅游手册的内容范围之内。)


2. The noise was so _____ that only those with excellent hearing were aware of it.
A. dim B. soft C. faint D. gentle

[答案]c. faint.

[注释]faint(=weak, indistinct; not clear)“微弱的,模糊的,不清楚的”。
Dim(=not bright, not clearly to be seen)不亮的,看不清的;
the dim light of a candle(微弱的烛光)。

3. If he refuses to _____ my plan, I can probably find someone more cooperative.
A. put up with B. fall in with
C. do away with D. get along with

[答案]B. fall in with.

[注释]fall in with(=agree to)同意:
Is it true that you have fallen in with them?(你真的同意他们的意见吗?)

put up with忍受。do away with废除;杀死。get along with进行,进展;相处。

4. Some people either _____ avoid questions of right and wrong or remain neutral about them.
A. violently B. sincerely C. properly D. deliberately

[答案]D. deliberately.

[注释]deliberately(=on purpose)故意地。Sincerely真诚地;violently强暴的,激烈的,暴力引起的。

1)好好地,恰当地;She never makes any attempt to clean it properly.(她从来也不打算好好地把它擦干净。)
2)严格地:Properly speaking, a whale is not a fish.(严格地说,鲸鱼不是鱼。)

5. Her skirt had been so _____ in packing that she had to iron it before going out.
A. faded B. torn C. dirty D. crushed

[答案]D. crushed.


6. His landlady gave him a week's _____ to leave the flat.
A. threat B. notice C. advice D. caution

[答案]B. notice.

[注释]notice预先通知(尤用雇主、雇员或房东、房客之间):give one's employee a month's notice (通知雇员一个月后离职)。

7. Even if they are on sale, these refrigerators are equal in price to, if not more expensive than, _____ at the other store.
A. anyone B. the others C. that D. the ones

[答案]D. the ones

[注释]代词one可以用来替代前面提到过的名词,以避免重复。如果它替代的名词是复数,则用ones。本题中它代替refrigerators;因特指,故用the ones.

8. When I took his temperature, it was two degrees above _____.
A. average B. ordinary C. regular D. normal

[答案]D. normal


9. With the change of the economic foundation the entire immense superstructure is _____ rapidly transformed.
A. anything but B. more or less C. at large D. any more

[答案]B. more or less.

[注释]more or less 或多或少地;anything but根本不;at large大体上;逍遥法外;详细地。

10. The author of the report is well _____ with the problems in the hospital because he has been working there for many years.
A. acquainted B. informed C. enlightened D. advised

[答案]A. acquainted.

[注释]be acquainted with熟悉,be well informed of(about)对......消息灵通。可见,此题中应用acquainted,因为后面地介词是with.