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2013年12月六级新题型 选词填空练习

2013年新题型-选词填空练习

(一)

Nearly a third of women are the main breadwinners in their household in Britain, according to a major survey.

Researchers said that in many relationships it was no longer assumed that the man would bring in the bigger income, 36 in a time of widespread redundancies (裁员).

In a 37 shift in attitudes, four out often women said that the career of whichever partner had the highest income would take 38 in the relationship.

In one in ten families, a house husband looks after the children and does the 39 while their female partner works full time.

Ten percent of women admitted this role 40 had put strains on their relationship and some said it had even led to them 41 company.

The Women and Work Survey 2010, commissioned (受......委托) by Grazia magazine, found that almost half of full-time mothers 42 not earning their own money.

And two thirds of the mothers among the 2,000 women in the survey said they wanted to keep working in some way after having children.

A 43 higher number of those with children under three said they would prefer to work--preferably part- time--rather than stay at home.

Victoria Harper of Grazia said,"Women are getting good jobs when they graduate, and working up the career 44 faster than they have ever done."

This means that there has to be more 45 between the roles of men and women in a relationship and when they have children.

A.precedence B.connectionC.prospect D.slightlyE.ladder F.favored G.plan H.reversalI.especiallyJ.partingK.oppositeL.choresM.dislikedN.fluidityO.significant

(二)

Cancer is the world's top "economic killer" as well as its likely leading cause of death. Cancer costs more in 36 and lost life than AIDS, malaria, the flu and other diseases that spread person-to-person. Chronic diseases including cancer, heart disease and diabetes 37 for more than 60 percent of deaths worldwide but less than 3 percent of public and private 38 for global health, said Rachel Nugent of the Center for Global Development, a Washington-based policy research group. Money shouldn't be taken away from fighting diseases that. 39 person-to-person, but the amount 40 to cancer is way out of whack (重击) with the impact it has, said Otis Brawley, the cancer society's chief medical officer.

Cancer's economic toll (损耗) was $895 billion in 2008--equivalent to 1.5 percent of the world's gross 41 product, the report says. That's in terms of disability and years of life lost--not the cost of treating the disease, which wasn't addressed in the report. Many groups have been pushing for more attention to non-infectious causes of death, and the United Nations General Assembly has set a meeting on this a year from now. Some policy experts are 42 it to the global initiative that led to big increases in spending on AIDS nearly a decade ago. "This needs to be discussed at the UN--how we are going to deal with this rising burden of 43 disease", said Dr. Andreas Ullrich, medical officer for cancer control at WHO.

Researchers used the World Health Organization's death and disability reports, and economic data from the World Bank. They 44 disability-adjusted life years, which reflect

the impact a disease has on how long and how 45 people live.

A.productively B.supplying C.shifting D.spread E.account F.funding

G. alculated H devoted I. productivity J. chronic K.comparingL.domesticM.doubtfulN.clumsily

O.disability

(三)

Women in 2011 made no significant gains in winning more top US business jobs, according to a study, but the head of the study said women are poised to make 36 in the year ahead.

The number of women who were board directors, corporate officers or top earners at Fortune 500 companies remained 37 unchanged, said the study by Catalyst, a nonprofit group that 38 opportunities for women in business.

The percentage of companies with women on the board of directors was 15.1 percent this year, compared with 14.8 percent in 2010, Catalyst said.

Also, the percentage of corporate officer positions 39 by women was 15.7 percent in 2011 and 15.4 percent in 2010, it said. The percentage of top earners in 2011 who were women was 6.2 percent, compared to 6.7 percent in 2010, it said.

The research on the Fortune 500 companies was 40 on data as of March 31, 2011. The slight changes in the numbers are not considered 41 significant, Catalyst said.

Nevertheless, given the changes in U.S. politics, the future for women in business looks more 42 , said Ilene Lang, president and chief executive 43 of Catalyst.

"Overall we're 44 to see change next year," Lang said. "When we look at shareholders, decision makers, the general public, they're looking for change. "

"What they're basically saying is, ' Don't give us 45 of the status quo (现状). Get new ideas in there, get some fresh faces,'" she said.

A.officer B.changes C.based D.positions E.more F.promising G.businesslike

H.surveying

I.essentially

J.strides

K.promotes

L.statistically

M.confused

N.held

O.expecting

答案:(一):I O A L H J M D E N

(二) A E F D H L K J G A

(三)J I K N C L F A O E