1、【完成句子】Americans eat with knives and forks; Japanese eat with chopsticks. Americans say "Hi" when they meet; Japanese bow. Many American men open doors for women; Japanese men do not. On the surface, it appears that good manners in America are not good manners in Japan, and in a way this is true. But in any country, the only manners that are important are those involving one person’s behavior toward another person. In all countries it is good manners to behave considerately toward others and bad manners not to. It is only the way of behaving that differs from country to country.
The topic sentence of this paragraph is__________.
A、Americans eat with knives and forks; Japanese eat with chopsticks.
B、Many American men open doors for women; Japanese men do not.
C、The way of behaving that differs from country to country.
D、In all countries it is good manners to behave considerately toward others and bad manners not to.
2、【概括大意】Our bodies are estimated to be about 60 to 70% water. Blood is mostly water, and our muscles, lungs, and brain all contain a lot of water. Water is needed to regulate body temperature and to provide the means for nutrients (滋养) to travel to all our organs. Water also transports oxygen to our cells, removes waste, and protects our joints and organs.
The main idea of this paragraph is__________.
A、Ounces of Water Needed Per Day
B、Importance of Water
C、Water in Our Body
D、The Function of Water
3、【完成句子】Most of us can find 15 minutes or half an hour each day for some regular activity. For example, one famous surgeon always spent 15 minutes reading something before he went to sleep each day. Whether he went to bed at 10 p.m. or 2:30 a.m. made no difference.
You are advised to read something before you __________.
A、find the topic sentences
B、find out the new words
C、keep reading fast
D、go to bed every day
4、【阅读选择】The system has several advantages. Shepherds do not have to walk among the sheep, which tends to disturb the mother sheep that are about to give birth. Instead, they can stay inside, watching by remote control. If there is no problem, they stay away from the sheep. But when they are needed they can quickly go out to help, or to scare away foxes. The experiment is popular 'with shepherds because it means that they do not have to spend all their time outdoors waiting for the lambs to arrive in freezing weather.
From the passage, we learn that walking among the sheep ______.
A、is more popular with shepherds than watching TV inside
B、can help the mother sheep to give birth to more lambs
C、is the best way to protect the sheep
D、usually disturbs the mother sheep that will give birth
5、【阅读选择】In 1841, a book was published which astonished the world. It was called “Incidents of Travel in Central America，Chiapas and Yucatan”. The author John Loud Stephens had just returned from a long, difficult and dangerous journey through the thick rain forest of southern Mexico and Guatemala. He had once been there with Frederick Catherwood, an architect and artist, to search for the remains of a lost civilization known as the Mayas(玛雅). Very little was known about the Mayas at that time, but Catherwood’s drawing in the book showed incredible cities with temples，pyramids and other buildings as impressive as those of their northern neighbors, the Aztecs. These cities, however, were deserted. The inhabitants(居民) had disappeared almost a thousand years before.
Stephen’s book astonished the world because ______.
A、it was the first time people heard about Mayas.
B、the Mayas were excellent builders and farmers.
C、he had experienced so many difficulties to find this lost civilization.
D、it described that the Mayas used to be an advanced civilization.