Section I Vocabulary (10 points)
There are 20 incomplete sentences in this section. For each sentence there are four choices marked A, B, C and D. Choose the one that best completes the sentence and mark your answers on ANSWER SHEET 1.
1.His wife has been _______a lot of pressure on him to change his job.
A.taking B.exerting C.giving D.pushing
2.It is estimated that，currently, about 50，000 species become _____every year.
A.extinct B.instinct C.distinct D.intense
3.John says that his present job does not provide him with enough ______for his organizing ability.
scope B.space C.capacity D.range
4.Many _______will be opened up in the future for those with a university education.
A.probabilities B.realities C.necessities D.opportunities
5.After his uncle died，the young man _____the beautiful estate with which he changed from a poor man to a wealthy noble.
A.inhabited B.inherited C.inhibited D.inhaled
6.The manager is calling on a______ customer trying to talk him into signing the contract.
A.prosperous B.preliminary C.pessimistic D.prospective
7.In 1991，while t11e economies of industrialized countries met an economic_____，the economies of developing countries were growing very fast.
A.revival B.repression C.recession D.recovery
8.The destruction of the twin towers _________shock and anger throughout the world.
A.summoned B.tempted C provoked D.stumbled
9.About 20 of the passengers who were injured in a plane crash are said to be in _____condition.
A.decisive B.urgent C.vital D.critical
10.The interactions between China and the US will surely have a significant _______on peace and stability in the Asia—Pacific region and the world as a whole.
A.importance B.impression C.impact D.implication
11.The poor countries are extremely _______to international economic fluctuations-
A.inclined B.vulnerable C.attracted D.reduced
12.Applicants should note that all positions are——to Australian citizenship requirements.
A.subject B.subjective C.objected D.objective
13.We aim to ensure that all candidates are treated fairly and that they have equal ______to employment opportunities.
A.entrance B.entry C.access D.admission
14.Successful learning is not a(n)________activity but consists of four distinct stages in a specific order
A.only B.sole C.mere D.single
15.The opportunity to explore and play and the encouragement to do so Can ________the performance of many children.
A.withhold B.prevent C.enhance D.justify
16.All her hard work __________in the end，and she finally passed the exam.
A.showed off B.paid off C.1eft off D.kept off
17.In order to live the kind of life we want and to be the person we want to be，we have to do more than just ________with events.
A.put sup B.set up C.turn up D.make up
18.The team played hard because the championship of the state was______.
A.at hand B.at stake C.at large D.at best
19.I don’t think you'll change his mind;once he’s decided on so something he tends to _____it.
A.stick to B.abide by C.comply with D.keep on
20.Tom placed the bank notes，_________the change and receipts，back in the drawer.
A. more than B. but for C.thanks to D. along with