2009年6月浙江省大学英语三级考试试卷

Part I Listening Comprehension

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Section A
1.A、She will save stamps for the man’s sister.
   B、She can’t give stamps to the man’s sister.
   C、She will no longer get letters from Canada.
   D、She has given the stamps to the man’s roommate.
2.A、A math teacher and his colleague.
   B、A teacher and his student.
   C、A student and his classmate.
   D、A librarian and a student.
3.A、In January.
   B、In March.
   C、In June.
   D、In July.
4.A、He must attend a class.
   B、He must meet his teacher.
   C、He must finish his homework.
   D、He must go out with his girlfriend.
5.A、She took somebody to the hospital.
   B、Something went wrong with the bus.
   C、She came on foot instead of taking a bus.
   D、Something prevented her from catching the bus.
6.A、He doesn’t want to help.
   B、He isn’t able to work.
   C、He’ll help the woman later.
   D、He’d like to work here.
7.A、In a bar.
   B、At home.
   C、At a lecture.
   D、In a cinema.
8.A、Maria doesn’t have any friends.
   B、Maria has many hobbies and interests.
   C、Maria’s friends don’t call her very often.
   D、Maria likes to talk on the phone with her friends.
9.A、It looks quite new.
   B、It needs to be painted.
   C、It looks better than it runs.
   D、It needs to be repaired.
10.A、The trip might be extremely tiring.
   B、They would like to take more trips.
   C、They’ve talked too much about the trip.
   D、The trip will probably be too expensive.

Section B

Passage One
Questions 11 to 13 are based on the passage you have just heard.

11. A、They invited him to a party.
       B、They asked him to make a speech
       C、They gave a special dinner for him.
       D、They invited his wife to attend the
12. A、He was very embarrassed.
       B、He felt greatly encouraged.
       C、He felt very sad.
       D、He was deeply touched.
13. A、Sam did not like the gold watch.
       B、The company had some financial problems.
       C、Sam’s wife was satisfied with the gold watch.
       D、Sam’s wife did not think Sam was fairly treated.

Passage Two
Questions 14 to 16 are based on the passage you have just heard.

14. A、850,000.
       B、More than 1,000,000.
       C、25,000,000.
       D、More than 2,000,000.
15. A、The environment of the local schools.
       B、The quality of instruction at the local schools.
       C、Too much religious instruction at the local schools.
       D、Lack of advanced math classes at the local schools.
16. A、It does not provide advanced courses.
       B、It requires too much parent preparation.
       C、It does not provide enough religious instruction.
       D、It cannot help children learn enough social skills.

Passage Three
Questions 17 to 20 are based on the passage you have just heard.

17. A、Boys tend to speak more than girls.
       B、Girls are more expressive than boys.
       C、Girls care more about their listeners.
       D、Boys show more certainty about things than girls.
18. A、Women value privacy more than men.
       B、Men try to establish intimacy through conversations.
       C、Men talk more than women in public conversations.
       D、Women talk more than men in private conversations.
19. A、Men are stronger than women.
       B、Men are more talkative than women.
       C、Men use language more than women.
       D、Men have greater power than women.
20. A、Women are more helpful by nature.
       B、Women have a higher sense of achievement.
       C、The conversational style of men and women is different.
       D、Women’s conversational styles change more as they mature.

Part II Vocabulary

21.The general manager is always busy. You should phone his secretary to make an _____ if you want to see him.
     A、appointment
     B、offer
     C、interview
     D、opportunity
22.My suitcase was so full that it didn’t have _____ for anything else.
     A、spot
     B、room
     C、place
     D、area
23.You are a little overweight. I suggest you _____ Rosie’s example and start doing regular exercise.
     A、set
     B、copy
     C、follow
     D、give
24.In 1969 two American astronauts _____ on the moon and walked on its rocky, dusty surface.
     A、concentrate
     B、based
     C、landed
     D、focused
25.– Do you let your kids go out alone at night? – _____ not!
     A、Absolutely
     B、Extremely
     C、Actually
     D、Eventually
26.It had never _____ to him that he might be falling in love with her.
     A、happened
     B、referred
     C、occurred
     D、came
27.Due to circumstances _____ our control the performance had to be cancelled.
     A、beyond
     B、above
     C、over
     D、under
28.If you’re looking for a job you need to be _____ about where you’re prepared to work.
     A、changeable
     B、available
     C、flexible
     D、mobile
29.The woman’s illness _____ the doctors; they couldn’t find the cause.
     A、attracted
     B、excited
     C、puzzled
     D、interrupted
30.You’d better have the pipe checked today. It has kept _____ for three days.
     A、pouring
     B、leaking
     C、spitting
     D、dropping
31.This house has many interesting _____. The one I like most is a large Victorian fireplace.
     A、appearances
     B、features
     C、mysteries
     D、aspects
32.Students from poor families can apply for _____ aid from the government to support their education.
     A、legal
     B、first
     C、financial
     D、economic
33.I didn’t expect the restaurant would _____ us £50 for the wine.
     A、spend
     B、charge
     C、cost
     D、take
34.Sorry I never drink milk; it doesn’t _____ me.
     A、agree to
     B、agree on
     C、agree with
     D、agree about
35.This nurse was _____ when you were sent to the hospital.
     A、in turn
     B、in practice
     C、on duty
     D、on business
36.Getting young people together will help to _____ the barriers between them.
     A、break off
     B、break down
     C、break up
     D、break out
37.You can go out, _____ you promise to come back before 11 o’clock.
     A、as far as
     B、as soon as
     C、so far as
     D、so long as
38.Caroline doesn’t have a natural gift for music but she ______ it with hard work.
     A、makes for
     B、makes into
     C、makes up for
     D、makes use of
39.It is quite clear that his only reason for investing in the company is to _____.
     A、take it over
     B、take it down
     C、take it in
     D、take it off
40.Excuse me, you can complain to me; I’m the person _____.
     A、in case
     B、in charge
     C、in effect
     D、in force

Part III Structure

41. The doctor promised to keep all the family members _____ of how the operation was going on.
      A、informing
      B、to be informed
      C、informed
      D、to inform
42. Mr. Smith stayed up late on Friday, _____ a long speech for the president.
      A、prepared
      B、to prepare
      C、preparing
      D、prepare
43. The angry demonstrators demanded that the military government _____ all political prisoners.
      A、free
      B、must free
      C、freed
      D、would
44. You will get your camera next Monday. We regret any inconvenience _____ to you.
      A、having caused
      B、causing
      C、to be caused
      D、caused
45. Now everything is clear and there is no point _____ the truth.
      A、in denying
      B、to deny
      C、by denying
      D、deny
46. _____ is known to all, Lu Xun is one of the greatest writers in China.
      A、It
      B、That
      C、As
      D、Which
47. Medical treatment varies greatly from state to state in this country, _____ is really confusing to me
      A、this
      B、it
      C、that
      D、which
48. Brown’s father told him he could have _____ he wanted for birthday.
      A、wherever
      B、whatever
      C、whenever
      D、whichever
49. The day will come sooner or later _____ I buy a boat and sail around the world.
      A、since
      B、as
      C、until
      D、when
50. At the end of last month, they _____ thirty percent of the production plan.
      A、will finish
      B、have finished
      C、had finished
      D、finished
51. If I _____ younger and in better condition, I would have run after the thief with others.
      A、were
      B、was
      C、had been
      D、would be
52. _____ the telephone was invented in the nineteenth century _____ speech sounds over a long
      A、Not until…could people send
      B、Not until…people could send
      C、Until…could people not send
      D、Until…people could send
53. Though dress may be, _____ some extent, helpful in judging a person, that alone will not be sufficient.
      A、for
      B、to
      C、in
      D、by
54. Tom didn’t believe a word she said and _____.
      A、neither did the police
      B、neither the police did
      C、the police didn’t neither
      D、the police did neithe
55. The _____ they arrived at the hotel, couples were presented with a bunch of roses.
      A、moment
      B、time
      C、occasion
      D、chance
56. I talked with Julia in the classroom just a minute ago. She _____ to the cinema.
      A、hadn’t gone
      B、shouldn’t have gone
      C、can’t have gone
      D、wouldn’t have gone
57. A survey was carried out on children’s attitudes to violence on television, _____ was surprising.
      A、the result
      B、its result
      C、which results
      D、the result of which
58. Scientists have found that there are four levels of sleep, each _____ a little deeper than the one before.
      A、is
      B、was
      C、being
      D、to be
59. We lost our way in the desert, and _____ made matters worse was that we ran out of water.
      A、it
      B、that
      C、which
      D、what
60. In the Middle Ages people believed it was the earth, not the sun, _____ the center of our planetary system.
      A、was that
      B、that was
      C、was
      D、that

Part IV Reading Comprehension

Passage One
Questions 61 to 65 are based on the following passage:

Parents have to do much less for children today than they used to, and home has become much less of a workshop. Clothes can be bought ready made, washing can go to the laundry, food can be bought cooked, canned or preserved, bread is baked and delivered by the baker, milk arrives on the doorstep, meals can be had at the restaurant, the work’s canteen(自助食堂), and the school dining-room.

It is unusual now for father to pursue his trade or other employment at home, and his children rarely, if ever, see him at his place of work.. Boys are therefore seldom trained to follow their father’s profession, and in many towns they have a fairly wide choice of employment and so do girls. The young wage-earner often earns good money, and soon acquires a feeling of economic independence. In textile(纺织) areas it has long been a rule for mothers go out to work, and this practice has become so widespread that the working mother is now a not unusual factor in a child’s home life, and the number of married women in employment has more than doubled in the last twenty-five years. With mother earning and his older children drawing decent(相当好的) wages, father is seldom the dominant figure that he still was at the beginning of the century. When mother works, economic advantages increase, but children lose something of great value if mother’s employment prevents her from being home to greet them when they return from school .

61. What does the first paragraph tell us about policemen?
A、They often watch TV.
B、They like watching TV.
C、They are too busy to watch TV.
D、They hate seeing themselves on TV.
62. Why does the writer mention a lawyer in the second paragraph?
A、To show that a lawyer’s job is more comfortable.
B、To emphasize that policemen are physically strong.
C、To compare a lawyer’s with policemen’s.
D、To indicate that a lawyer’s job is less important than a policeman’s.
63. What do real policemen do at work?
A、They often deal with robbers and thieves.
B、They talk with a lot of victims and visitors.
C、They don’t deal with serious crimes very often.
D、The usually stay in their office studying cases.
64. What does the passage say about a detective?
A、His job is to make arrests.
B、He is good at finding criminals.
C、He has to prove his case in court.
D、He visits and helps his witnesses.
65. What is the main idea of the passage?
A、It is hard for policemen to do their job well.
B、Policemen keep in touch with a lot of people.
C、Policemen are people that we admire and respect.
D、Real policemen’s life is different from what is shown on TV.

Passage Two
Questions 66 to 70 are based on the following passage:

If an agreement signed in Germany works out, travelers of this Asian city may one day be able to move from the downtown area to its new airport on a train riding a stream of magnetic energy at speeds up to 500 kilometers per hour.

The 40-kilometer trip----now sometimes a long hour journey when the traffic is heavy----could be cut to less than 10 minutes.

Such are the goals of a costly project designed to help to “shorten” the distance between the city center and the suburban busy airport by making it easier and faster to carry travelers to and back from the airport. 

The mayor of the city and Germany’s Thyssen Krupp AG worked out an agreement in Berlin only several days ago that lays the groundwork for the magnetic levitation(悬浮) train line. They signed an agreement to carry out an initial study on the project and outlined the city’s intention to import German technology. The project, once completed and acceptable to the two business parties, will be a double-win: the German company can benefit from exporting its technology and the city receiving German technology can improve its traffic and further strengthen its position as an international city.

Called Maglev for short, the system under discussion makes use of a high-speed train levitated above a guideway(高速车辆的导路) and driven by magnetic fields. The project has been in the talking stage for several months.

Hans Ueberschaer, the German government official, visited the city together with Harmut Heine, representative of Thyssem Krupp. They had an initial discussion with the mayor three about the project. The talks were believed to be constructive and paved the way for the future talks in Berlin, where an agreement was reached.

66. Which of the following is NOT true of fingerprints?
A、They vary from person to person.
B、They are easily hidden and removed.
C、Their uniqueness is beyond explanation.
D、They remain unchanged throughout one’s life.
67. What does “superficial injuries” in the second paragraph mean?
A、“injuries caused by accident”
B、“injuries in inner skin”
C、“severe injuries in the skin”
D、“injuries on the surface of the skin”
68. Why do policemen often use fingerprints in their investigation?
A、Because it is the only way to identity the suspect.
B、Because it is the easiest way to solve a criminal case.
C、Because they can be easily recorded with printer’s ink.
D、Because they can help policemen to identify their owners.
69. What is the main idea of the last paragraph?
A、It is difficult to see fingerprints with human eyes.
B、There are special ways to recover a suspect’s fingerprints.
C、Even a small part of a fingerprint is useful for identification
D、Suspects usually try to avoid leaving their fingerprints at the scene.
70. Which of the following is the best title of the passage?
A、Fingerprints and Their Use
B、Policemen and Fingerprints
C、Fingerprints Are Useful Evidence
D、Fingerprints Identify Criminals without Mistake

Passage Three
Questions 71 to 75 are based on the following passage:

In some countries there is a fixed charge for personal services. A certain percentage may be added to the bill at a hotel or restaurant “for the service”. In other places the customer may be expected to give a tip, or a small amount of money, as a sign of appreciation whenever services are performed. In the United States there is no standard practice in regard to tipping. The custom is more common in a large city than in a small town. A native American may often be in doubt about when and how much to tip when he is in a city that is strange to him. In general, however, a tip is expected by the porter who carries your baggage, by taxi drivers( except, perhaps, in a small town), and by those who serve you in hotel and restaurants..

When you pick up your incoming baggage at an airport, you may tip the man who takes it to the taxi or airport bus. He usually expects one dollar a bag for his service. In some cities the taxi that takes you to your hotel may have one meter (计价器) that shows the cost of the trip and another that shows a fixed charge, usually about 50 cents, for “extra”. In some cities the taxi driver may expect a tip in addition to the “extra”, especially if he carries your suitcase. If no “extra” is charged, a tip is usually given. Hotels generally do not make a service charge, though there are places where one is added. It is customary (惯常的), however, to give something to the porter who carries you suitcases and shows you to your room. In case of doubt, one dollar for each bag he carries is satisfactory. In a restaurant you generally leave about 15 percent of the bill in small change on that table as a tip for the person who has served you. A service charge is generally not included in the bill except in some of the larger, more expensive places. If the order is small----a cup of coffee at a lunch counter, or something of the sort----a tip is not usually expected.

71. What will the world be like in the future according to Paragraph One?
A、It will be a world of male superiority.
B、It will be a world of equality between the sexes.
C、It will be a world with battles between the sexes.
D、It will be a world where men and women play different roles.
72. What happens in some American families according to Paragraph Two?
A、The mother plays a more important role than the father.
B、The father plays a more important role than the mother.
C、Children play a more important role than their parents.
D、Parents play a more important role than their children.
73. What is the writer’s opinion on children’s upbringing?
A、It is the father’s responsibility.
B、It is the mother’s responsibility.
C、It is the responsibility of both parents.
D、Children should take care of themselves.
74. What is the opinion of specialists on the family?
A、A woman’s place is in the home.
B、Men’s place in the home should be emphasized.
C、Men should be praised for their part in the family.
D、Women should be blamed for their role in the family
75. What is the main idea of the passage?
A、Sound development of children.
B、Equality between men and women.
C、Co-operation between husband and wife.
D、Husband and wife share in tasks and in decision-making.

Part V Translation from English into Chinese

Directions: In this part there is a passage with 5 underlined sections, numbered 76 to 80. After reading the passage carefully, translate the underlined sections into Chinese. Remember to write your translation on the Translation Sheet.

People have traded and bartered 物物交换) for centuries. Whatever else the flea (跳蚤) market may appear to be, its purpose is the sale and exchange of goods. Whether they are knowledgeable collectors or just plain bargain hunters, people are drawn to the flea market by the enormous amount and variety of goods offered.(76) The possibility of finding something truly valuable before anybody else does make shopping at a flea market a treasure hunt.

For many buyers, the process of bargaining at a flea market is as much fun as the bargain itself. (77) It’s not just the money they save that gives them a sense of accomplishment; it’s the satisfaction of playing an ancient game.

Satisfaction also comes from the immediacy of a flea market exchange. After you negotiate your price, it is “cash and carry”: the dealer pocket your money, you go home with your purchase, and that’s that. You got what you wanted, and the dealer got what he or she wanted.(78) In today’s world of credit cards, the flea market takes you back to a time when life was simpler and money had more meaning.

What do the “fleas” have in common here?(79) Perhaps it is a belief in becoming economically self-sufficient, and in taking control of their own lives. Vendors(摊贩) willingly give up the security of a nine-to-five job in exchange for freedom: freedom from fixed working hours; freedom from the world of inflation; freedom to choose when, where, and what they will sell; freedom to be what they want to be.

Yet the flea market is much more than an odd mixture of people selling a variety of products. “This is a serious enterprise,” says a vendor. “The amount of a labor and organization that goes into an operation like this is impressive.”(80) Perhaps most important to the flea market’s success is the spirit of cooperation among vendors. “At the flea market, everyone is encouraged to be an individual, but, at the same time, to help each other out,” says another vendor. “ It’s a shame cities aren’t run like this.”

76.
77.
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79.
80.

Part VI Translation from Chinese into English

81. 和其它品牌相比,我们的电脑质量上乘,价格富有竞争力。

82. 现在很多年轻人买不起房子,因为它们实在太贵了。

83. 最让我困惑的是他昨天为什么没有来开会。

84. — 为什么不设法把问题解决了? — 我试过,但最后还是放弃了。

85. 现在乘火车从杭州到上海只要一个多小时就到了。