2012年英语专业8级考试真题

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2012年英语专业8级考试真题:本试卷总分100分;共有9类型题目
试题类型:
  • PART I listening comprehension
  • SECTION B
  • SECTION C
  • PART Ⅱ
  • PART Ⅲ
  • PART Ⅳ
  • PART Ⅴ
  • PART Ⅵ
试卷预览
  • PART I listening comprehension
  • SECTION B
  • SECTION C
  • PART Ⅱ
  • PART Ⅲ
  • PART Ⅳ
  • PART Ⅴ
  • SECTION B
  • PART Ⅵ
1

Which of the following statements about creativity iS INCORRECT?

A. Creativity stems from human beings’novel thinkin9.

B. The duration of the creative process varies from pgxson to person.

C. Creative people focus on novel thinking rather than on solutions.

D. The outcome of human creativity comes in varied forms.

A.

B.

C.

D.

2

The interviewee cites the Bach family to shoW that creativity

A. seems to be attributable tO genetic makeup.

B. aDpears tO be the result of the environment.

C. appears tO be more associated with great people.

D. comes from both environment and genetic makeup.

A.

B.

C.

D.

3

How many types of the creative process does the interviewee describe?

A. One.

B. Two.

C. Three.

D. Four.

A.

B.

C.

D.

4

Which of the following features of a creative personality is NOT mentioned in the interview?

A. Unconventional.

B. Critical.

C. Resolute.

D. Original.

A.

B.

C.

D.

5

The interviewee’S suggestion for a creativity workout supports the view that

A. brain exercising will not make people creative.

B. most people have diversified interests and hobbies.

C. creativity can only be found in great people.

D. the environment is significant in the creative process.

A.

B.

C.

D.

1

What is the news item mainly about?

A. A problem in the cooling system was solved.

B. A 350·kilogram ammonia pump was removed.

C. U.S.astronauts made three space walks.

D. An international space station was set up.

A.

B.

C.

D.

2

In which country would parents often threaten to punish children by leaving them outside?

A. India.

B. Egypt.

C. The Philippines.

D. Not mentioned.

A.

B.

C.

D.

3

What is the main purpose of the study?

A. To reveal cultural differences and similarities.

B. To investigate ways of physical punishment.

C. To analyze child behaviour across countries.

D. To expose cases of child abuse and punishment.

A.

B.

C.

D.

4

According to the news item,Japan’S economic growth in the second quarter was——less than the first quarter.

A. 4 percent

B. 3 percent

C. 0.6 percent

D. 3.4 percent

A.

B.

C.

D.

5

How many reasons does the news item cite for Japan’S slow economic growth?

A. 2.

B. 3.

C. 4.

D. 5.

A.

B.

C.

D.

1

回答{TSE}题:

{TS}According to the passage,the Water Footprint Network

A. worked for freshwater conservation for nonprofit purposes.

B. coUaborated with the Green Blue Book in freshwater conservation. 

C. made the author aware of freshwater shortage.

D. helped the author get to know the Green Blue Book.

A.

B.

C.

D.

2

Which of the following reasons can best explain the author’s feeling of self-satisfaction?

A. His house was equipped with advanced water-saving facilities.

B. Money spent on upgrading his household facilities was worthwhile.

C. He made contribution to drinking water conservation in his own way.

D. He could have made even greater contribution by changing his lifestyle.

A.

B.

C.

D.

3

According to the context,“…how my own actions factored in”means

A. how I could contribute to water conservation.

B. how much of what I did contributed to freshwater shortage.   

C. what behaviour could be counted as freshwater-saving.

D. what efforts I should make to save fresh water:

A.

B.

C.

D.

4

According to the passage,the author Was more alarmed by the fact that

A. he Was having more meat and coffee.   

B. his lifestyle. was too extragant·

C. globally there will be less fresh water.

D. his clothes used even more virtual watef

A.

B.

C.

D.

5

“My entire closetisorderline Olympic”is an example of

A. analogy.   

B. exaggeration.   

C. understatement

D. eupnemism

A.

B.

C.

D.

6

What iS the tone of the author in the last paragraph?

A. Safcastic.   

B. Ironic.   

C. Critical.

D. Humomus

A.

B.

C.

D.

7

回答{TSE}题:

{TS}According to the passage,Sparacin0’S study

A. found that imerest in reunions was linked with school experience.

B. found evidence for attendees’intense desire for showing off success.   

C. showed that attendees tended to excel in high school study.

D. provided strong evidence for Jaffe’S statement.

A.

B.

C.

D.

8

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as a distinct feature of U.S.class reunions?

A. Class reunions have become a profitable business.

B. Class reunions have brought about a variety of activities.

C. Reunions ale regular and formzo events organized by professional agencies.   

D. U.S.class reunions are USUally occasions to show off one’s recent success. 

A.

B.

C.

D.

9

What mainly attracts many people to retum to campus for reunion?

A. Shared experience beyond the campus.   

B. Shared undergraduate experience on campus.   

C. 111e special status their university enjoys.

D. 111e variety of activities for class reunion.

A.

B.

C.

D.

10

The rhetorical function of the first paragraph is to

A. serve as prelude to the author’S argument.   

B. present the author’S counterargument.   

C. introduce Rona Jaffe’S novel.

D. bring into focus contrasting opinions. 

A.

B.

C.

D.

1

回答{TSE}题:

{TS}The Maori people are natives of

A. New Zealand.

B. Australia.

C. Ireland.

D. Canada.

A.

B.

C.

D.

2

111e British monarch is the Head of

A. Parliament.

B. Government.

C. State.

D. Cabinet.

A.

B.

C.

D.

3

Americans celebrate Independence Day on

A. October llth.

B. July 4th.

C. May 31st.

D. September 6th.

A.

B.

C.

D.

4

Canada is bounded on the north by

A. the Great Lakes.

B. the Atlantic Ocean.

C. the Pacific Ocean.

D. the Arctic Ocean.

A.

B.

C.

D.

5

Who is the author of The Waste Land?

A. T.S.Eliot.

B. W.B.Yeats.

C. Dylan Thomas.

D. George Bernard Sha'

A.

B.

C.

D.

6

Which of the following novelists wrote The Sound and the Fury?

A. John Steinbeck.

B. Ernest Hemingway.

C. Scott Fitzgerald.

D. William Faulkner.

A.

B.

C.

D.

7

“The lettuce was lonely without tomatoes and cucumbers for company”is an example of

A. exaggeration.

B. personification.

C. understatement.

D. synecdoche.

A.

B.

C.

D.

8

In English if a word begins with a【l】or a【r】,then the next sound must be a vowel.This is a(n)

A. seqiJential rule.

B. grammar rule.

C. deletion rule.

D. assimilation rule.

A.

B.

C.

D.

9

Which of the following is an example of clipping?

A. APEC.

B. Motel.

C. Disc0.

D. Xerox.

A.

B.

C.

D.

10

The type of language which is selected as appropriate to a particular type of situation is called

A. variety.

B. dialect.

C. slan9.

D. register.

A.

B.

C.

D.