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Unit 1 Banked Cloze

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1.

The highest mountain of all, the Chomolungma, is on every climber's list to do. But this

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mountain is not

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mountain range in the world, the Himalayas.

It is internationally recognized that the mountain was first climbed and

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although controversy still exits about the question

Mallory and/or Andrew Irvine had climbed the mountain 29 years

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More recently, questions about the commercialization have come up as more and more climbers make the climb.

The second highest mountain in the world is the K2, which is only one of the

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Survey team gave it, after the first discovery. These letter-number combinations are

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local name to be found, probably because it can't be seen from any

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The mountain is famous for its difficult ascent and terrible weather

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casualties among the climbers attempting to summit. The first successful summit

attempt was in 1954, after that 23 years passed before someone else put a foot on the top. The mountain also got some extra attention with the release of the film K2 in 1992, and Vertical Limit in 2000.

Correct answer: (1) without (2) descending (3) recorded (4) successfully (5)

whether (6) earlier (7) few (8) normally (9) settlement (10) conditions

Unit 3 Banked Cloze

Directions: Fill in the blanks in the following passage by selecting suitable words from the Word Bank. You may not use any of the words more than once.

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Food marketing brings together the producer and the consumer. It is the chain of

activities that brings food from "farm gate to plate". The marketing of even a single food

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companies. For example, 56 companies are involved in making one can of chicken

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noodle soup. These businesses

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processors but also the companies that

those who print labels and manufacture cans. The food marketing

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United States.

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week when farmers took their wares on market day into the local village marketplace.

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Here food was sold to

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development of the food processing industry, a wider

could be sold and distributed in distant locations. Typically early grocery shops would be counter-based shops, in which purchasers told the shop-keeper

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In the 20th century, supermarkets were born. Supermarkets brought with them a self

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offer quality food at a lower cost through economies of scale and reduced staffing costs.

In the latter part of the 20th century, this has been further revolutionized by the

development of vast warehouse-sized, out-of-town supermarkets, selling a wide range of food from around the world.

Correct answer: (1) involving (2) include (3) transport (4) system (5) era (6)

grocers (7) purchases (8) range (9) what (10) service

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Directions: Fill in the blanks in the following passage by selecting suitable words from the Word Bank. You may not use any of the words more than once.

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One of the main battlegrounds in the fight against an expected resurgence of swine flu this fall will be the schoolyard. People between 6 months and 24 years old appear to be

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expected to remain open unless the virus becomes more

little standing in the way of H1N1's spread.

Schools are unlikely to serve as centers for mass immunizations for some school health systems are not very well-funded and some schools do not have the staff to get

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parental 疫苗注射). So far, the swine flu does

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not appear to be more dangerous than the

medical authorities are concerned that it could infect many more people—thereby

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—because so few people have

immunity against it.

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Principals received advice on hand washing and other anti-flu

health officials one day this month, and they left the meeting room with a pamphlet that

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flu, for instance, what to do with children who go to school sick (they are to be given

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up) and how to maintain an online site to allow students to keep up with assignments while they are sick at home.

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prevent the disease's spread is for people to wash their hands regularly with soap and water.

Correct answer: (1) vulnerable (2) severe (3) permission (4) typical (5) potential (6) measures (7) declared (8) briefed (9) surgical (10) vital

Unit 7 Banked Cloze

Directions: Fill in the blanks in the following passage by selecting suitable words from the Word Bank. You may not use any of the words more than once.

1.

A. properly

B. accident

C. complicated

D. compelled

E. attention

F. complexion

G. turns H. instance I. together

J. generally K. totaled L. audience

M. proportion N. parallel O. honest

The mainstream media is the one that failed to "connect the dots". There are an

amazing amount of intriguing news stories that have squeaked into the media but not

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reached a wide

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You might call some or all of this "conspiracy theory". The term "conspiracy theory" is bandied about to discredit ideas that run counter to what is widely believed. But

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sometimes the official story —look at what the Nixon

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Administration was claiming and the press

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conspiracy is coincidence theory. At some point, when enough "dots" line up, the

thought that everything is just coincidence becomes the wildest theory of all.

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theories, but it is an extremely

plausible explanations for part or all of the story's aspects. Also, I do not want to force

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my ideas down your throat. I am using the timeline to draw

interesting stories that you may not have read. I have tried to let the stories speak for themselves, and reduce my voice as much as possible. When I do add my own

comments, I put those at the end of a summary in question form and in italics. I hope you come to your own conclusions.

Correct answer: (1) audience (2) properly (3) together (4) compelled (5) turns (6) generally (7) instance (8) honest (9) complicated (10) attention

Unit 9 Banked Cloze

Directions: Fill in the blanks in the following passage by selecting suitable words from the Word Bank. You may not use any of the words more than once.

1.

A. substances

B. evolved

C. support

D. majority

E. cultures

F. pressed

G. sharpened H. include I. spicy

J. species K. ripened L. minority

M. source N. therefore O. so far

Almost all foods are of plant or animal origin, although there are some exceptions. Salt is often eaten as a flavoring or preservative, and baking soda is used in food

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part of human diet.

Many plants or plant parts are eaten as food. There are around 2,000 plant

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cultivars.

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because they contain nutrients necessary for the plant's initial growth. In fact, the

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seeds

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such as sunflower, rapeseed and sesame. One of the earliest food recipes made from ground chickpeas is called hummus, which can be traced back to Ancient Egypt times.

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卵巢) of plants, including the seeds within.

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animals, so that animals will eat the fruits and excrete the seeds some distance away.

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are eaten as vegetables.

Vegetables are a second type of plant matter that is commonly eaten as food. These include root vegetables (such as potatoes and carrots), leaf vegetables (such as spinach and lettuce), stem vegetables (such as bamboo shoots and asparagus), and inflorescence vegetables (such as globe artichokes and broccoli). Many herbs and spices are highly-flavorful vegetables.

Correct answer: (1) substances (2) species (3) source (4) majority (5) include (6) pressed (7) ripened (8) evolved (9) therefore (10) cultures