I 国际通用语:英语的故事 (Lingua Franca: The Story of English) Unit 1

1、 问题:In number of native speakers and language learners, English is the __ language in the world.
选项:
A:first
B:second
C:third
D:fourth
答案: 【first

2、 问题:The most native speakers of English live in ___.
选项:
A:Britain
B: the United States
C:Canada
D:Australia
答案: 【 the United States

3、 问题: Old English was mainly derived from the dialects of ___.
选项:
A:ancient Celtic people
B:Anglo-Saxons
C:Romans
D:French
答案: 【Anglo-Saxons

4、 问题: In 1588, England defeated the famous fleet Armada from ____.
选项:
A:France
B:Germany
C:Spain
D:Italy
答案: 【Spain

5、 问题:A Dictionary of the English Language was published by ___.
选项:
A:Thomas Nash
B:Samuel Johnson
C:Edmund Spenser
D:Francis Bacon
答案: 【Samuel Johnson

6、 问题: The sudden vowel shift in the history of English helped to shape __ English.
选项:
A:Old
B:Middle
C:Early Modern
D: Late Modern
答案: 【Early Modern

7、 问题: William Shakespeare is a great writer in the _______ language.
选项:
A:French
B:English
C:Spanish
D:Italian
答案: 【English

8、 问题:Shakespeare was born in a small town in ___.
选项:
A:England
B:Scotland
C:Wales
D:Northern Ireland
答案: 【England

9、 问题:Shakespeare wrote 154 _____ and some verses in his lifetime.
选项:
A:plays
B:sonnets
C:novels
D:poems
答案: 【sonnets

10、 问题:As you like it is a _______
选项:
A:tragedy
B:comedy
C:sonnet
D:song
答案: 【comedy

11、 问题:Proto-Indo-European is believed to be the ancestor of most European languages, such as Greek, German, Spanish, French and Italian.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

12、 问题:The history of English can be divided into three periods: Old English, Middle English and modern English.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

13、 问题: English script and alphabetic system were from Greek.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

14、 问题: The expression of“电梯” in American English is elevator.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

15、 问题: The expression of “斑马线” in British English is pavement.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

16、 问题: Shakespeare wrote 42 plays in his lifetime.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

17、 问题:Romeo and Juliet is one of the four most famous tragedies of Shakespeare.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

18、 问题: Many words from Hindi flew back to English, such as “bungalow”, “coolie”, “cashmere”, “ pajamas” and “yoga”.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

19、 问题:Now, English is used as the first language and official language in Singapore.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

20、 问题:In 1982, English became the main foreign language taught in schools of People’s Republic of China.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

II 浮光掠影:英伦风情(A Glance at the British Landscape) Unit 2 单元测试

1、 问题:__ is the official name of Britain.
选项:
A:the United Kingdom
B:England
C: British Isles
D:Great Britain
答案: 【the United Kingdom

2、 问题:The full name of Britain is the United Kingdom of ___ Britain and ____.
选项:
A:/ ; Northern Ireland
B:Great; Northern Ireland
C:/; Ireland
D:Great; Ireland
答案: 【Great; Northern Ireland

3、 问题:There are _ parts in Great Britain and __ parts in Britain.
选项:
A:three; four
B:three; three
C:four; three
D:four; four
答案: 【three; four

4、 问题:The longest river in Britain is _______.
选项:
A:River Severn
B:River Thames
C:River Mississippi
D:River Shannon
答案: 【River Severn

5、 问题:Britain enjoys a __ climate.
选项:
A:hot maritime
B:temperate maritime
C:warm continental
D: cold continental
答案: 【temperate maritime

6、 问题:“If winter comes, will spring be far behind?”comes from Ode to the ______ wind by Shelly.
选项:
A:east
B:south
C:west
D:north
答案: 【west

7、 问题:The Scots, Welsh and Irish are descendents of _____.
选项:
A:the Romans
B:the Anglo Saxons
C:the Celts
D:the French
答案: 【the Celts

8、 问题: Wales is located in the ___ of Great Britain.
选项:
A:east
B:west
C:north
D:south
答案: 【west

9、 问题:The Giant’s Causeway was located in ____.
选项:
A:Wales
B:England
C:Scotland
D:Northern Ireland
答案: 【Northern Ireland

10、 问题:Up until now, Queen Elizabeth has ruled in Britain for over ____ decades.
选项:
A:three
B:four
C:five
D:six
答案: 【six

11、 问题:Queen Elizabeth II ruled Britain in Shakespeare’s time.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

12、 问题:The house of Windsor starts from George VII.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

13、 问题: Queen Elizabeth I is the present monarch of the UK.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

14、 问题:The nickname of Queen Victoria is “the grandmother of Europe”.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

15、 问题:The Pennies is known as the backbone of England.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

16、 问题: In England, it is cold in winter and hot in summer.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

17、 问题:Stonehenge is a famous monument dated from the 16th century.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

18、 问题:Scotland takes up half of Great Britain and is the second largest country in the UK.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

19、 问题:The American movie “A water horse” is based on the tale of monster in River Thames
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

20、 问题: Kilt, tartan and Bagpipe are all characteristic of Wales. __
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

III 穿越美国:印象之旅(Transamerica: A First Impression) Unit 3 单元测试

1、 问题:Which of the following roads is called Mother Road?
选项:
A:Route 66
B:Route 50
C:Interstate 5
D:Interstate 95
答案: 【Route 66

2、 问题:Which of the following symbols does not represent freedom?
选项:
A:Statue of Liberty
B:Liberty Bell
C:American flag
D:Uncle Sam
答案: 【Uncle Sam

3、 问题:Which of the following locations is not included in the Free Trail?
选项:
A:State House
B:Granary Buring Ground
C:Faneuil Hall
D:Independence Hall
答案: 【Independence Hall

4、 问题:Which of the following cities is the meeting place for the first and second Continental Congress?
选项:
A:New York City
B:Boston
C:Washington D.C.
D:Philadelphia
答案: 【Philadelphia

5、 问题:The Statue of Liberty is a gift from the people of _____.
选项:
A:Germany
B:Britain
C:France
D:Italy
答案: 【France

6、 问题:Which state does Washington D.C. belong to?
选项:
A:New York
B:no state
C:Maryland
D:Washington
答案: 【no state

7、 问题:The heads of which Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore?
选项:
A:Washington, Madison, Theodore Roosevelt, Kennedy
B:Washington, Lincoln, Nixon, Reagan
C:Adams, Taft, Eisenhower, Carter
D:Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Lincoln
答案: 【Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Lincoln

8、 问题:How many states are not on the contiguous continent of America?
选项:
A:1
B:2
C:3
D:4
答案: 【2

9、 问题:Which of the two states are the last two states to join the union?
选项:
A: Alaska and California
B: Hawaii and Washington
C: Alaska and Hawaii
D: Maryland and Texas
答案: 【 Alaska and Hawaii

10、 问题:The Hollywood sign was created as an advertisement for_________.
选项:
A:the Hollywoodland housing development
B:recruiting the actors and actresses
C:attracting the tourists
D:no special purpose
答案: 【the Hollywoodland housing development

11、 问题:The official home to the US president is Capitol Building.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

12、 问题:Interstate 90 represents highway from east to west.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

13、 问题:Alaska is the largest state on the continuous continent.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

14、 问题:Great Salt Lake is a major waterway that empty into the Gulf Mexico.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

15、 问题:The United States of America consists of 50 states and a federal government.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

16、 问题:The Hoover Dam was the way to provide power and water to dry regions in the east America.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

17、 问题:The Independence hall is the place where the first and the second Continent Congress was held.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

18、 问题:Ex-president Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford’s Theater.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

19、 问题:In 1720, the first group of puritan Pilgrims arrived in America for religious freedom.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

20、 问题:Roads with odd numbers represent the highways from north to south.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

IV 美国梦:传奇往事(American Dream: A History of Legend) Unit 4 单元测

1、 问题:The French and Indian War was started owing to ______
选项:
A:land
B:women
C:money
D:soldiers
答案: 【land

2、 问题:Which of the following is not included in the Stamp Act to tax on?
选项:
A:diamond
B:newspaper
C:legal document
D:marriage certificate
答案: 【diamond

3、 问题:Where was the First Continental Congress held?
选项:
A:Boston
B:Philadelphia
C:Jamestown
D:Plymouth
答案: 【Philadelphia

4、 问题:Which day is America’s National Day or Independence Day?
选项:
A:May 10, 1775
B:July 4, 1776
C:Oct 19, 1781
D:Apr 30, 1789
答案: 【July 4, 1776

5、 问题:Who drafted Declaration of Independence?
选项:
A:George Washington
B:Thomas Paine
C:John Burgoyne
D:Thomas Jefferson
答案: 【Thomas Jefferson

6、 问题:The 1783 Treaty of Paris with Great Britain defined the large expansion of land west to____
选项:
A:Appalachian Mountains
B:Mississippi River
C:Rocky Mountains
D:Pacific Ocean
答案: 【Mississippi River

7、 问题:How far did Captain Meriwether Lewis and the Second Lieutenant William Clark reach on the journey commissioned by Thomas Jefferson?
选项:
A:Sierra Nevada
B:Louisiana
C:Rocky Mountains
D:Pacific Ocean
答案: 【Pacific Ocean

8、 问题:Which state is the place attracting thousands of gold-seekers?
选项:
A:California
B:Oregon
C:Texas
D:Louisiana
答案: 【California

9、 问题:Which of the following state is not slave-holding state in 1860?
选项:
A:Georgia
B:New York
C:Tennessee
D:Mississippi
答案: 【New York

10、 问题:Which book conveyed the message that slavery was the root of social cruelty?
选项:
A:Common Sense
B:Declaration of Independence
C:Uncle Tom’s Cabin
D:Mayflower Compact
答案: 【Uncle Tom’s Cabin

11、 问题:Military tactics was the hidden weapon that Lincoln employed to fight with Confederate Army and finally achieved the reunion of the nation.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

12、 问题:Texas was secured by Mexican-American war.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

13、 问题:The Second Continental Congress was held in Boston.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

14、 问题:French and Indian War was between French and Indians.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

15、 问题:Thomas Jefferson was the first president of America.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

16、 问题:In 1803, President John Admas made the biggest real estate deal and bought the vast Louisiana from Napoleon.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

17、 问题:The successful ending of the French and Indian War extended England’s territory to the Mississippi.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

18、 问题:The leader of Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman helped many slaves escape.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

19、 问题:The Second Continental Congress appointed Thomas Jefferson as the first president of America.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

20、 问题:The peace treaty was signed in 1776, in which the independence, freedom and sovereignty of the 13 states were acknowledged.
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

V 大学巡礼:英美教育一览(An Overview of British and American Education

1、 问题: Which examination should a student attend if he wants to go to the university in the UK?
选项:
A: the A level system
B: TOFEL
C: SAT
D: IELTS
答案: 【 the A level system

2、 问题: The University of Cambridge was established in __
选项:
A: 1207
B: 1208
C: 1209
D: 1210
答案: 【 1209

3、 问题: What is the most necessary material you need to submit if you want to apply to an undergraduate degree?
选项:
A: the original or certified copies of his secondary school transcripts or mark sheets
B: certified copies of his college transcripts or mark sheets
C: high scores on the TOEFL and IELTS
D: GMAT scores
答案: 【 the original or certified copies of his secondary school transcripts or mark sheets

4、 问题: Which of the following sentences about those international tests are true except __?
选项:
A: According to TOFEL, test takes can take the test only once in any 12-day period.
B: GRE General Test aims to measure the test takers’ verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, analytical writing, and critical thinking skills.
C: Paper-based SAT Test is offered by ETS five times a year.
D: The score of GRE that a test taker gets can be hold valid for five years.
答案: 【 Paper-based SAT Test is offered by ETS five times a year.

5、 问题: ETS has ___ TOFEL test centers in__ different countries.
选项:
A:4500,700
B: 4500,165
C: 700,165
D: 4500,125
答案: 【 4500,165

6、 问题: Which subject is the compulsory subject to American students?
选项:
A: music
B: English
C: art
D: theater classes
答案: 【 English

7、 问题: In the following celebrities, who was not graduate from Cambridge University___.
选项:
A: John Milton
B: Francis Bacon
C: Stephen Hawing
D: John Rockefeller
答案: 【 John Rockefeller

8、 问题: In the following universities, which one doesn’t belong to the Ivy League in America__?
选项:
A: Dartmouth College
B: Cornell University
C: Sanford University
D: the University of Pennsylvania
答案: 【 Sanford University

9、 问题: How many years for a British student need to study in the university?
选项:
A: 2
B: 3
C: 4
D: 5
答案: 【 3

10、 问题: What are needed in your application process except__?
选项:
A: submitting an application for admission
B:submitting two letters of recommendation from teachers, counselors, or advisors
C: demonstrating their English language proficiency scores from TOEFL or GRE
D: submitting SAT or ACT test scores
答案: 【 demonstrating their English language proficiency scores from TOEFL or GRE

11、 问题: America does not have a country-level education system or curriculum applied to the entire country. ____
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

12、 问题:Cambridge is the first-oldest university in the English-speaking world. ____
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

13、 问题:Harvard University is one of the Ivy League in America. __
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

14、 问题:Full education is compulsory for all children who range from age 5 to 17.___
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

15、 问题:Most children attend kindergarten when they are 4 in America.____
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

16、 问题:Before you start your application, the first thing you have to do is to make a careful plan about how to find the best schools that suit your needs.___
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

17、 问题: The score of TEFOL that a test taker gets can be hold valid for 5 years.__
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

18、 问题:Dartmouth College doesn’t belong to the Ivy League in America. _
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【错误

19、 问题:The Ivy League is consisted of eight schools in America. ______
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

20、 问题:TOEFL is a test of English language proficiency for non-native English speakers who wish to enroll in American universities. ______
选项:
A:正确
B:错误
答案: 【正确

Ⅵ 品味文化:英美美食之旅(Food Tour in Britain and America: A Taste of

1、 问题:Which of the following food belongs to British traditional food?
选项:
A:paella, Yorkshire pudding
B:Cornish pasties, curry
C:Bread and butter pudding, treacle tart
D:Fish and chips, sushi
答案: 【Bread and butter pudding, treacle tart

2、 问题:Which of the following statements is not true?
选项:
A:Fast food is not the invention of American people.
B:Drive-through windows allow people to order and eat food right in their cars.
C:McDonald’s was the first fast food restaurant set up in America.
D:White Castle is a hamburger joint that opened in 1916.
答案: 【McDonald’s was the first fast food restaurant set up in America.

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