「2021年秋期」3896国开电大《人文英语1》历年期末考试(第三题阅读理解选择题)题库(珍藏版)

[2021年秋期]3896国开电大《人文英语1》历年期末考试(第三题阅读理解选择题)题库(珍藏版) 说明:更新至2021年7月试题。

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[试题]In the past, American families tended to be quite large.Parents raising five or more children were common.Over the years, the size of the family is becoming smaller.One reason for this is an increase in the cost of living. Generally, children attend schools for more years than they used to, making them financially dependent on their families longer.Moreover, children nowadays are better dressed and have more money to spend on entertainment.The parents are usually responsible for all the expenses.And families are less close than they used to be.More and more American mothers work away from home.The breakup of the family appears when the parents' divorce.A lot of children in the U.S.live part of their young lives with only one parent.Children grow up feeling unsettled as they are moved between their parents.Single parents often marry other single parents.In this type of family, unrelated children are forced to develop brother or sister relationship. The situations of many American families today are not good.However, recent signs show that things are getting better.The divorce rate is declining( 降低).Perhaps Americans have learned how important families are. 21.In the past, American families tended to be__________. [答案]quite large 22.To parents who take the responsibility for children's expenses, the cost of living increases because__________. [答案]all of the above 23.Children whose parents divorced always feel unsettled because__________. [答案]they are moved between their parents 24.According to the author, the situations of American families in the future may__________. [答案]get better 25.The title of the article might be__________. [答案]American Families [试题]I used to think education was the most important thing in my life.Recently my attitude has begun to change, although I still hold that it is essential for everyone in the world today.As a top junior student in my college, I was asked to make a speech on how to learn English well.Standing in front of the audience facing so many freshmen, I was trembling.I didn't remember any word that I had prepared.I ran out of the conference room without finishing my speech, leaving everyone puzzled.I cried that night in my room, feeling that I was a loser.Studying takes so much of my time that I feel unable to really develop myself.I am just storing knowledge; yet fail to communicate with others.I have received many awards in school, but they don't necessarily reflect anything about me.I don't know how to socialize.When I leave school I fear I will be of no use to society. I realize that everyone has her or his own way of living.I want to change my lifestyle.Of course I will keep studying.Yet I plan to look for a part-time job, which might turn out to be a good chance to get to know society.I still believe that working my hardest does make me happy.I will still stay on in college, but I will not allow it to shelter me from the real world. 21.From this passage, we know that the author__________. [答案]realizes that it is more important to really develop oneself than just to store knowledge 22.By saying that she is“a junior student”in her college, the author means that she is__________. [答案]a student in her third year in college 23.The author thinks the awards she has received__________. [答案]don't necessarily reflect her real self 24.The author fears that she will be of no use to society, mainly because__________. [答案]she does not know how to communicate with others 25.Which of the following statements is NOT true according to the passage, when the author says that she wants to find a part-time job? [答案]She wants to change her lifestyle. [试题]Pushing Drunk Boss's Car Home Ten workers in China pushed their boss's car three miles home after an of ice party because they were all too drunk to drive.The group was enjoying a meal at a restaurant in downtown Changchun, Jilin Province(northeast China) .When the party was over, Boss Zhang Fei found that he was too drunk to drive.Then suddenly they realized nobody had stayed sober enough to drive his car. Drink-driving was listed as a dangerous offence in China in 2014.Those who break the law will have their driving license revoked, face a heavy fine and maybe put in jail.Zhang did not want to leave his car downtown and it was too late to call out another driver to drive the car for him.Someone then suggested they push the car home, and said that the exercise would do them all good.Thus, all ten quickly agreed and set off with Zhang at the wheel.All ten workers pushed their boss's car home through the city streets, laughing and singing during the 45-minute journey.Passers-by were shocked to see the group. Traffic officers said that as long as the car’s engine was not running, it would not be classed as drink-driving under the law.However, it is still very dangerous for so many people to push the car along the road, as it may cause traffic accidents. 21.The workers pushed their boss's car home in_______minutes. [答案]45 22.Drink-driving was listed as a dangerous offence in China in_______. [答案]2014 23.Those who break the law may_______. [答案]be put in jail 24.People pushing the car along the road would not be classed as drink-driving because_______. [答案]the car engine was not running 25.We can infer from the passage that drink-driving_______the law. [答案]is against