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2012英语专八人文知识练习题

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2012-02-27 16:23  作者:  来源:china.com  字号:T|T

  练习题:

  1 Which of the following is the British oldest daily newspaper?

  A The Telegraph B The Guardian C The News of the World D The Times

  2 The river Thames is in _____.

  A Wales B Scotland C England D Northern Ireland

  3 The Industrial Revolution started in _____.

  A the Great Britain B the United States C Canada D Austrilia

  4 Which of the following is true under Thatcher’s administration?

  A The proportion of owner-occupation decreased.

  B Public housing became more important.

  C Many public houses were sold to people.

  D The UK became more European-like in its housing arrangement.

  5 Britain has its nuclear naval force since _____.

  A it’s one of the developed countries in the world

  B it’s a traditional sea power

  C it has an advanced industry

  D it’s able to produce submarines

  6 Which of the following is the oldest national Sunday newspaper in Britain?

  A The Times B The Guardian C The Observer D The Financial Times

  7 Big Ben was named after _____.

  A Christopher Wren B Benjamin Hall C Ben John D G. Stephenson

  8 The Capital of Wales is _____.

  A Swansea B Cardiff C Rhonda D Belfast

  9 _____ is England’s biggest naval base.

  A Portsmouth B Southampton CPlymouth D Dover

  10 There are two major national parties in Britain: the Conservative party and _____.

  A the Liberal Party B the Democratic Party

  C the Labour Party D the Republican Party

  练习题答案及题解:

  1 D, 英国历史上最悠久的日报是《泰晤士报》。

  2 C, 泰晤士河位于英格兰。

  3 A, 工业革命最早从英国开始。

  4 C, 1979年撒切尔夫人成为英国第一任女首相。她提出的政策称被为“撒切尔主义”。其内容包括国有企业私有化,采用货币主义政策以控制通货膨胀,削弱工会的影响,加强市场因素在经济中的作用,将公有住房卖给公众,强调法律和秩序。在一定程度上讲,她的计划是成功的。她领导英国经济度过了一段最繁华的时期。

  5 B, 英国拥有其海军核力量与其一贯的霸主地位是密切相关的。

  6 C, 《观察家报》创刊于1791年,是英国创刊最早的星期日报纸。

  7 B, 据说Big Ben 得名于它在1859年修建时候的建造者 Benjamin Hall。

  8 B, 威尔士位于大不列颠的西部。首府:加的夫。

  9 A, 英国最大的海军基地是普茨茅斯。

  10 C, 英国奉行的是两党制。其两大主要政党是保守党和工党。 

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