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冲击2014年英语专四系列:完形填空(5)

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  下面是2014年英语专四完形填空题(5),预祝考生在专四考试中取得好成绩!
  Directions: In this section, there is apassage with ten blanks. You are required to select one word for each blankfrom a list of choices given in a word bank following the passage. Read thepassage through carefully before making your choices. Each choice in the bankis identified by a letter. Please mark the corresponding letter for each itemon Answer Sheet 2 with a single line through the centre. You may not use any ofthe words in the bank more than once.
  What is itabout Americans and food? We love to eat, but we feel 1__________ about itafterward. We say we want only the best, but we strangely enjoy junk food.We’re 2__________ with health and weight loss but face an unprecedented epidemicof obesity(肥胖). Perhapsthe 3__________ to this ambivalence(矛盾情结) lies in our history. The first Europeans came to this continentsearching for new spices but went in vain. The first cash crop(经济作物) wasn’t eaten but smoked. Thenthere was Prohibition, intended to prohibit drinking but actually encouragingmore 4__________ ways of doing it.
  Theimmigrant experience, too, has been one of inharmony. Do as Romans do meanseating what “real Americans” eat, but our nation’s food has come to be 5__________ byimports—pizza, say, or hot dogs. And some of the country’s most treasuredcooking comes from people who arrived here in shackles.
  Perhaps itshould come as no surprise then that food has been a medium for the nation’sdefining struggles, whether at the Boston Tea Party or the sitins at southernlunch counters. It is integral to our concepts of health and even moralitywhether one refrains from alcohol for religious reasons or evades meat forpolitical 6__________
  But strongopinions have not brought 7__________ . Americans are ambivalent about what theyput in their mouths. We have become 8__________ of our foods, especially as welearn more about what they contain.
  The 9__________ infood is still prosperous in the American consciousness. It’s no coincidence,then, that the first Thanksgiving holds the American imagination in suchbondage(束缚). It’s whatwe eat—and how we 10__________ it with friends, family, and strangers—that helpdefine America as a community today.
  A. answer
  B. result
  C. share
  D. guilty
  E. constant
  F. defined
  G. vanish
  H. adapted
  I. creative
  J. belief
  K. suspicious
  L. certainty
  M. obsessed
  N. identify
  O. ideals
  答案:
  1.E)essence
  2.H)doubles
  3.A)components
  4.K)devices
  5.O)technique
  6.F)inspiration
  7.L)manufacture
  8.I)solution
  9.C)standards
  10.B)advantage
  (实习编辑:何己派)

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