1999年全国硕士研究生入学统一考试英语试题及答案(三)

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Part C

Directions:

Beneath each of the following sentences, there are four choices marked [A], [B], [C] and [D]. Choose the one that best completes the sentence. Mark your answer on ANSWER SHEET 1 by blackening the corresponding letter in the brackets with a pencil. (10 points)

21.An important property of a scientific theory is its ability to ________ further research and further thinking about a particular topic.

[A] stimulate

[B] renovate

[C] arouse

[D] advocate

22.Although architecture has artistic qualities, it must also satisfy a number of important practical ________.

[A] obligations

[B] regulations

[C] observations

[D] considerations

23.Life insurance is financial protection for dependents against loss ________ the bread-winner’s death.

[A] at the cost of

[B] on the verge of

[C] as a result of

[D] for the sake of

24.In education there should be a good ________ among the branches of knowledge that contribute to effective thinking and wise judgment.

[A] distribution

[B] balance

[C] combination

[D] assignment

25.The American dream is most ________ during the periods of productivity and wealth generated by American capitalism.

[A] plausible

[B] patriotic

[C] primitive

[D] partial

26.Poverty is not ________ in most cities although, perhaps because of the crowded conditions in certain areas, it is more visible there.

[A] rare

[B] temporary

[C] prevalent

[D] segmental

27.People who live in small towns often seem more friendly than those living in ________ populated areas.

[A] densely

[B] intensely

[C] abundantly

[D] highly

28.As a way of ________ the mails while they were away, the Johnsons asked the cleaning lady to send little printed slips asking the senders to write again later.

[A] picking up

[B] coping with

[C] passing out

[D] getting across

29.Tom’s mother tried hard to persuade him to ________ from his intention to invest his savings in stock market.

[A] pull out

[B] give up

[C] draw in

[D] back down

30.An increasing proportion of our population, unable to live without advanced medical ________, will become progressively more reliant on expensive technology.

[A] interference

[B] interruption

[C] intervention

[D] interaction

31.These causes produced the great change in the country that modernized the ________ of higher education from the mid-1860’s to the mid-1880’s.

[A] branch

[B] category

[C] domain

[D] scope

32.Nobody yet knows how long and how seriously the ________ in the financial system will drag down the economy.

[A] shallowness

[B] shakiness

[C] scantiness

[D] stiffness

33.Crisis would be the right term to describe the ________ in many animal species.

[A] minimization

[B] restriction

[C] descent

[D] decline

34.The city is an important railroad ________ and industrial and convention center.

[A] conjunction

[B] network

[C] junction

[D] link

35.Prof. White, my respected tutor, frequently reminds me to ________ myself of every chance to improve my English.

[A] assure

[B] inform

[C] avail

[D] notify

36.Researchers discovered that plants infected with a virus give off a gas that ________ disease resistance in neighboring plants.

[A] contracts

[B] activates

[C] maintains

[D] prescribes

37.Corporations and labor unions have ________ great benefits upon their employees and members as well as upon the general public.

[A] conferred

[B] granted

[C] flung

[D] submitted

38.The movement of the moon conveniently provided the unit of month, which was ________ from one new moon to the next.

[A] measured

[B] reckoned

[C] judged

[D] assessed

39.The judge ruled that the evidence was inadmissible on the grounds that it was ________ to the issue at hand.

[A] irrational

[B] unreasonable

[C] invalid

[D] irrelevant

40.Fuel scarcities and price increases ________ automobile designers to scale down the largest models and to develop completely new lines of small cars and trucks.

[A] persuaded

[B] prompted

[C] imposed

[D] enlightened

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