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As can be gathered from the passage, before 1910 the normal running time of a film was pro

bably ______.

A.15 minutes or less

B.between 15 and 30 minutes

C.between 30 and 45 minutes

D.1 hour or more

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听力原文: Now European finance ministers are expected to reprimand the Irish government to
听力原文: Now European finance ministers are expected to reprimand the Irish government today after they meet in Brussels. They've been alarmed by December's budget in the Irish Republic which cut taxes and increased government spending. The other European countries fear this will stoke up inflation and undermine the stability of the Euro, the single currency.

Finance ministers from the European Unions 15 states are holding their regular monthly meeting in Brussels. They've been given the tricky task of handing out some public criticism to the government of the country with the most successful economy, the Irish Republic. In the last five years Ireland has boomed growing by an average eight percent a year, unemployment has reached its lowest level for 20 years and commodity prices in Dublin became more expensive than in London.

Why do other European countries criticize Ireland?

A.They worry that the Irish Republic's budget plan will undermine the stability of European Unions.

B.EU countries fear that Irish Republic's finance plan will cause inflation.

C.Other countries will have to cut taxes.

D.Other EU countries must increase government spending, too.

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What is TRUE about the Irish Republic's economy?A.It was the most successful among the EU
What is TRUE about the Irish Republic's economy?

A.It was the most successful among the EU countries.

B.It has increased 8% in the last five years.

C.The unemployment rate has reached its lowest level for 5 years.

D.The commodity prices have decreased greatly in the country.

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Most people think of lions as strictly African beasts, but only because they've been kille
Most people think of lions as strictly African beasts, but only because they've been killed off almost everywhere else. Ten thousand years ago lions spanned vast sections of the globe, and so did people, who —as they multiplied and organized —pat pressure on competitors at the top of the food chain. Now lions hold only a small fraction of their former habitat, and Asiatic lions, a subspecies that split from African lions perhaps 100,000 years ago, hang on to an almost impossibly small slice of their former domain.

India is the proud steward of these 300 or so lions, which live primarily in a 560-square-mile (1,450-square-kilometer) sanctuary. It took me a year and a half to get a permit to explore the entire Gir Forest —and no time at all to see why these lions became symbols of royalty and greatness. A tiger will slink through the forest unseen, but a lion stands its ground, curious and unafraid —lionhearted. Though they told me in subtle ways when I got too close, Gir's lions allowed me unique glimpses into their lives during my three months in the forest. It's odd to think that they are threatened by extinction; Gir has as many lions as it can hold —too many, in fact. With territory in short supply, lions prowl the periphery of the forest and even leave it altogether, often clashing with people. That's one reason India is creating a second sanctuary. There are other pressing reasons: outbreaks of disease or natural disasters. In 1994 canine distemper killed more than a third of Africa's Serengeti lions —thousand animals —a fate that could easily befall Gir's cats. These lions, saved by a prince at the turn of the 20th century, are especially vulnerable to disease because they descend from as few as a dozen individuals. "If you do a DNA fingerprint, Asiatic lions actually look like identical twins," says Stephen O'Brien, a geneticist who has studied them. Yet the perils are hidden, and you wouldn't suspect them by watching these lords of the forest. The lions exude vitality, and no small measure of charm.

Though the gentle intimacy of play vanishes when it's time to eat, meals in Git are not necessarily frenzied affairs. For a mother and cub sharing a deer, or a young male relishing an antelope, there's no need to fight for a cut of the kill. Prey animals are generally smaller in Gir than they are in Africa, and hunting groups tend to be smaller as well. The lions themselves aren't as big as African lions, and they have shorter manes and a long fold of skin on their undersides that many lions in Africa don't have.

What impressed the author most when he went to watch the lions in the Gir Forest?

A.The lions were on the brink of extinction.

B.They were suffering from a fatal disease.

C.They allowed him to see their vitality and charm at close quarters.

D.Mother lion and her cub shared a deer.

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第4题

Why are the lions in the Git Forest especially vulnerable to disease?A.They are physically
Why are the lions in the Git Forest especially vulnerable to disease?

A.They are physically weaker than the African lions.

B.They are small in size.

C.They do not have enough to eat.

D.They have descended from a dozen or so ancestors.

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第5题

Which of the following is NOT among the reasons that India is creating a secondary sanctua
Which of the following is NOT among the reasons that India is creating a secondary sanctuary for the Asiatic lions?

A.Too many of them in the present sanctuary.

B.Possible outbreak of disease.

C.Clashing with people.

D.Food shortage.

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第6题

Currently, every college student knows that ability is important. They would like to atten
Currently, every college student knows that ability is important. They would like to attend various training programs and apply for different certificates so that they are more competent. Do you think that attending training programs and getting more certificates can improve competence? Write an essay of about 400 words entitled: Do More Certificates Stand for Better Ability?

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第7题

Madonna felt morally obliged to help children in the African nation of Malawi becauseA.she
Madonna felt morally obliged to help children in the African nation of Malawi because

A.she once tried to adopt a child there.

B.she wants to continue her career in Africa.

C.she shared something in common with them.

D.she believed in salvation through faith and work.

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第8题

The term register refers to language variation according to______.A.userB.useC.ageD.region
The term register refers to language variation according to______.

A.user

B.use

C.age

D.region

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第9题

According to the interview, controversy over the book "A Million Little Pieces" lies in it
According to the interview, controversy over the book "A Million Little Pieces" lies in its

A.authenticity.

B.originality.

C.content.

D.genre.

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第10题

As an increasing practice, some American schools pay students whoA.give teachers extra hel
As an increasing practice, some American schools pay students who

A.give teachers extra help.

B.get engaged in many activities.

C.show up in class.

D.offer constructive advice.

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