同等学力硕士学位英语水平全国统一考试试题(2012)Part II Vocabulary
Part II Vocabulary (20 minutes, 10 points, 0.5 for each)
Directions: In this section there are 10 sentences, each with one word or phrase underlined. Choose the one from the 4 choices marked A, B, C and D that best keeps the meaning of the sentence. Then mark the corresponding letter with a single bar across the square brackets on your machine-scoring ANSWER SHEET.
11.In his closing remarks, the chairman expressed his thanks to all those who had contributed to the success of the conference_____.
A. comments B. speech C. criticism D. lecture
12.Both Tom and his brother take after their father not only in appearance but also in character_____.
A. resemble B. assimilate C. follow D. reflect
13.The hurricane was incredibly devastating and left thousands homeless_____.
A. forceful B. mighty C. destructive D. dangerous
14.Readers are required to comply with the rules of the library and mind their manners_____.
A. evaluate B. memorize C. protect D. observe
15.Economic factors aside, the imbalanced distribution of educational resources also affects fairness of education_____.
A. unjust B. impartial C. uneven D. improper
16.Watching me pulling the calf awkwardly to the barn, the Irish milkmaid fought hard to hold back her laughter_____.
A. check B. keep C. stop D. retain
17.The government has called for an independent inquiry into the incident_____.
A. requirement B. examination C. analysis D. investigation
18.A great number of houses would have to be removed to make way for the new amusement park_____.
A. take the place of B. give space for C. build up D. work out
19.Drug use accounts for approximately three-quarters of all reported cases of HIV in the country_____.
A. possibly B. roughly C. generally D. specifically
20.For their own safety, household pets should be confined to their own yard_____.
A. tamed B. regained C. restricted D. contained
Directions: In this section, there are 10 incomplete sentences. For each sentence there are 4 choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that best completes the sentence. Then mark the corresponding letter with a single bar across the square brackets on your machine-scoring ANSWER SHEET.
21.By a strange_____, both candidates have come up with the same solution to the problem.
A. coincidence B. encounter C. chance D. overlap
22.The discussion was so prolonged and exhausting that_____ the speakers stopped for refreshments.
A. at large B. at intervals C. at ease D. at random
23.Mr.Tunick filed suit against the New York police department after city officials_____his request.
A. turned down B. turned in C. turned off D. turned out
24.The fireman had a_____escape when a staircase collapsed beneath his feet.
A. close B. narrow C. hard D. near
25.Many painters, rock singers, and street dancers have distinct hair style, _____ to their group.
A. particular B. essential C. special D. peculiar
26.That he brought the company big profits wouldn’t putting the company’s money into his own pockets.
A. justify B. clarify C. testify D. amplify
27.We’re_____ 50 new staff this year as business grows.
A. taking over B. taking in C. taking on D. taking up
28.Is the theory of evolution in direct_____with religious teachings, or does it leave room for debate?
A. comparison B. distinction C. disturbance D. contradiction
29.Libraries are an investment for the future and should not be allowed to fall into _____.
A. dissolution B. decay C. decline D. depression
30.A transplant operation is successful only if doctors can prevent the body from rejecting the
A. borrowed B. strange C. novel D. foreign