A new campaign to ban smoking in taxis is part of a wider push to clean up the city’s image before the 2010 World Expo(2010年世界博览会). The Shanghai Dazhong Taxi, a taxi company, said drivers __1__(find) smoking in their cabs could “possibly” be fined or even temporarily banned __2__ working. Signs __3__(place) in all of the taxi company’s 9,100strong fleet (车队) saying “No Smoking in Taxis. Welcome to Shanghai World Expo”.
“We hope the sanitation(卫生环境) of cabs in the city will be improved through our no-smoking campaign,__4__ is a mutual benefit for __5__ drivers and passengers. ”
Dazhong said it would __6__(close) monitor the campaign’s progress.
Drivers caught smoking will undergo the company’s training and inspection program. “Cabs found to have cigarette smell will be called back”, Zhao said.
Many taxi drivers smoke __7__(relax) from working long hours. The official admitted __8__ would not be an easy task to achieve a total smoke ban in a short time.
“Promoting non-smoking taxis in the whole city is __9__ long journey,” Zhao said. “__10__ having a long way to go, we are confident of fulfilling our ‘smoke-free taxi’ program in the city through our diligence.”
1．[解析] 过去分词作定语，表示“被发现抽烟的司机”。[答案] found
2．[解析] 动词与介词的固定搭配，be banned from doing sth.意思是“被禁止做”。[答案] from
3．[解析] 已经被放置，现在完成时态的被动语态。[答案] have been placed
4．[解析] which引导非限定性定语从句。[答案] which
5．[解析] 根据上下文的意义，这项运动是对司机和乘客双方都有好处的，所以填both.[答案] both
6．[解析] 修饰动词monitor,用副词closely,表示接近地、严密地(监控)。[答案] closely
7．[解析] 动词不定式作目的状语，许多出租车司机吸烟的目的是为了放松。[答案] to relax
8．[解析] it在这里充当admitted后面的宾语从句中的形式主语，真正的主语是后面的动词不定式to achieve a total smoke ban in a short time.[答案] it
9．[解析] 不定冠词的用法，表示“一个，一段”。[答案] a
10．[解析] 表示“尽管，虽然”。[答案] Despite