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英语专业八级考试人文知识精选(1)

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  下面是英语专业八级考试人文知识精选(1),希望考生多积累这些重点的人文知识点。
  __1__Where is Edinburgh?
  A In Wales  B In Scotland
  C In Northern Ireland  D In Ireland
  __2__ Which of the following is Not a U.S. news and cable network?
  A ABC  B CNN  C CBS  D BBC
  __3__The Capital of Australia is __.
  A Sydney  B Melbourne  C Canberra  D Perth
  __4__ Which degree is offered in community colleges in the United States?
  A Master’s degree  B Doctor’s degree
  C Bachelor’s degree  D Associate’s degree
  __5__ George Bernard Shaw was a(n) __.
  A playwright  B poet  C novelist  D essayist
  __6__ John Galsworthy was most famous for__.
  A Heart of Darkness  B Ulysses
  C The Forsyste Saga  D A Passage to India
  __7__ The novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was written by__.
  A Henry James  B O. Henry
  C Harriet Beccher Stower  D Mark Twain
  __8__The study of how sounds are put together and used to convey meaning in condition is__.
  A morphology  B general linguistics
  C phonology  D semantics
  __9__Which of the following is NOT a compound word?
  A Landlady  B Greenhouse
  C Uplift  D Unacceptable
  __10__ The word holiday originally meant holy day; but now the word signifies any which we don’t have to work. This is an example of __.
  A meaning shift  B widening of meaning
  C narrowing of meaning  D loss of meaning

  参考答案:
  1-5 BDCDA 6-10 CDCDB
  1. 选B. Wales的首府为Cardiff, Scotland的首府为Edinburgh. Northern Ireland的首府Belfast, Ireland的首府为Dublin。
  2. 选 D。 BBC=British Broadcasting Corporation英国广播公司, ABC=American Broadcasting Company, Inc美国广播公司; CNN= Cable News Network美国有线广播公司, CBS= Columbia Broadcasting System哥伦比亚广播公司。
  3. 选C。Sydney第一城市, 位于New South Wales州;Melbourne第二大城市位于Victoria州,Canberra位于Sydney与Melbourne之间;Perth位于Australia州。
  4. 选D。 Associate’s degree是准学士学位。
  5. 选A。George Bernard Shaw (英国,萧伯纳),爱尔兰籍,剧作家,批评家,社会评论家,主要作品有Man and Superman, Back to Methuselah, Saint Joan <圣女贞德>,Arms and the Man, Pygmalion <卖花女>,获得1925年诺贝尔文学奖。
  6. 选C。John Galsworthy(英国),小说家,剧作家。主要作品有The Forsyte Saga<福塞特家史>,于1932年获得了诺贝尔文学奖;Heart of Darkness,作者Joseph Conrad,波兰籍英国小说家,另有Lord Jim <吉姆老爷>;Ulysses, 作者James Joyce, 爱尔兰作家Finnergans Wake《为芬尼根守灵》; A Passage to India,作者E.M. Forster,英国小说家,另有Howards End霍华德别业。
  7. 选D。Mark Twain= Samuel Langhorne Clemens,作品有The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Henry James, 主要作品有Ambassadors, The Golden Bowl; O.Henry= William Sydney Porter, 主要作品有Cabbages and Kings, Four Million; Harriet Beecher Stower, 其反奴隶制小说Uncle Tom’s Cabin,促进了废奴运动发展。
  8. 选C。Linguistics语言学, the study of human language,包括 Theoretical linguistic, Applied linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Cognitive linguistics和Historical linguistics.这里主要考Theoretical linguistics.
  9. 选D。是derivation.
  10. 选B。 从any day就可以知道 widening of meaning.

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