【语法】十五选十(七)
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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 ________ about itafterward. We say we want only the best, but we strangely enjoy junk food.We’re ________ with health and weight loss but face an unprecedented epidemicof obesity(肥胖). Perhapsthe ________ 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 ________ 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 ________ 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 ______   But strongopinions have not brought ______ . Americans are ambivalent about what theyput in their mouths. We have become____ of our foods, especially as welearn more about what they contain.   The ________ 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 ____ 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

参考答案:

1.D 2.M 3.A 4.I 5.F 6.B 7.L 8.K 9.J 10.C


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