B 31 .She in climbing to the top of the mountain regardless of the heavy
fog surrounding the mountain. 她堅持爬到山頂即使山上大霧
A. withdrew B. persisted C.declined D. neglected
B 32 The runner is very after running a non-stop 50 kilometers marathon t
hat was held in the mountainous area.
A.worry B.weary C.wealthy D.wordy
B 33 Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation the world’s attention, and rightly.
It is the first papal resignation in nearly six centuries.
A. adopted B.captured C. detected D.fetched
C 34 The officer calmly denied any in bribery and insisted on his innocence.
A.objection B.constitution C.involvement D.inspection
D 35 The company is going to 300 job positions, which is expected to save
millions of dollars. 那間公司即將裁撤300個工作職位，預計可以省下數百萬元。
A.add B.sort C.set D. axe
第 36 題至第 40 題為題組
Researchers have already identified three different types of loneliness. The first type
of loneliness is 36 . This is the most common type. It usually 37 quickly and does not
require any special attention. The second type,situational loneliness, is a natural result
of a particular situation—for example, a divorce, the death of a loved one, or
moving to a new place. Although this type of loneliness can cause 38 problems, such as
headaches and sleeplessness, it usually does not last for more than a year. Situational
loneliness is easy to understand and to predict. The third type is the most 39 . Unlike
the second type, chronic loneliness usually lasts more than two years and
has no specific cause. People who experience 40 loneliness have problems socializing
and becoming close to others. Unfortunately, many chronically lonely people think
there is little or nothing they can do to improve their condition.
D 36 A. enduring B.everlasting C. permanent D. Temporary
C 37 A.displays B.discovers C.disappears D. Disconnects
B38 A.parallel B.physical C.previous D. Punctual
A39 A.severe B.worthy C.effective D. Promising
B40 A.formal B.habitual C. rational D. Optional
第 41 題至第 45 題為題組
Forest fires continue to burn in several parts of Indonesia. Luckily, a brief rain
storm helped break up smoke from some of the fires on Wednesday. The President
said rainfall cleared away much of the smoke in Sumatra. He said the haze was
reduced to a level where commercial airline companies could operate again. But
another official told reporters that much more rain is needed to help put out the
fires. Luhut Panjaitan is Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister of Politics, Law and
Security. “This week we have rain. If we have intensive rain for four straight days
and our water bombings continue, I hope we would be back to normal next week.
That’s our hope, but again it all depends on how much rain we have,” he said. The
official added that he has asked government agencies to consider the possibility
of creating artificial rain.
Indonesia has come under heavy pressure from neighboring countries and
environmental groups to put out the fires. Every year, some companies set forest
fires on purpose. They do this to clear land and make way for palm oil plantations.
Thousands of people have developed breathing problems because of the smoke.
Some non-governmental organizations plan to take legal action against the government.
They say Indonesian officials have ignored the well-being of communities affected
by the smoke. The government has deployed mor
e than 22,000 police officers and armed forces members to fight the forest fires.
There are more than 1,600 fires burning in at least six provinces.
D41 According to this passage, what does the word “haze” mean?
A.Rain. B. Fire. C. Mist. D.Smoke.
D42 According to the passage, what was a result of the fires?
A.Many people died in the fires.
B. Elementary schools were closed.
C.Food prices went up in a fast speed.
D.Commercial flights were cancelled.
D43 What health problem was caused by the environmental pollution in Indonesia? 印度尼西亞的環境污染導致什麼健康問題(咖啡色字體)
A.Heart. B.Blood. C. Hearing. D. Breathing.
D44 According to the passage, what might cause forest fires?
A.Haze. B. Smoke. C. Bombs. D.Plantations.
B45 According to the passage, how many provinces are affected by the fires?
A. Four. B. Six. 根據文章有多少的省被大火影響
C. Ninety. D.One hundred and sixty-one.
第 46 題至第 50 題為題組
On a breakfast table in a French family, nothing is more important than fresh,
tasty bread. French families buy fresh bread from boulangeries, the French word
for bakeries, every morning. That means a typical baking day usually starts at
4:00 am and ends at noon. You would also be surprised at the number of independent
boulangeries in cities, towns, and small villages.
Among the dozens of types of French bread, baguette and croissant are what
Taiwanese people are most familiar with.(46) Baguette, literally meaning “a stick”,
has golden-brown crust, with ivory-cream center, cereal aroma, and soft,chewy dough. (49)
In 1993, the French government
enacted a law to protect the quality of “the pride of France.” The law states that a real
baguette has to be made with wheat flour, water, salt, yeast, and nothing else. No additives or
preservatives are allowed, which means it goes stale within 24 hours.(47) A standard
baguette is 250-300 grams in weight and 55 to 65 centimeters in length. Legend has it that it was Napoleon
who contributed to the shape of baguette. He asked bakers to make a “stick-like” bread to make it easier for soldiers to carry their bread around down their pants.(50-D)
Warm and buttery, croissant is a common French breakfast food at the weekend. Typical
ingredients include flour, yeast, milk, butter, egg, and salt. An important process is that
the butter has to be put between the layers of dough but not to be incorporated into the
dough. There are countless legends about the origin of this pastry. The most widespread
one is associated with the Battle of Vienna. In 1683, Vienna was under siege by Turkish
army. The Turks were trying to dig underground tunnels. However, bakers working in the
middle of the night heard the digging and alerted Austrian soldiers, who had enough time
to stop the digging and defeat the Turks. To celebrate the victory, bakers in Vienna made
a pastry in the shape of crescents, a thin, curved shape they saw on Turkish flags, (48)and
they called the pastry “Kipferl”(50-A), the German word for “crescent”. When Austrian
princess Marie Antoinette came to
France and married King Louis XVI in 1770(50-B), she introduced to this country her favorite pasty, which came to be known as croissant
D46 What is this passage mainly about? 文章主要說什麼?(第二段紅色字體)
A.To discuss the history of French bread.
B.To teach readers how to make French bread.
C. To show readers how to taste French bread.
D.To introduce two kinds of French bread.
B47 Which is the closest in meaning to the word “stale” in the second paragraph? 第二段的stale最接近的意思是 (第二段藍色字體)
A.Spicy. B.Unfresh. C. Ancient. D.Straight.
A48 Where did the bakers get the idea for the crescent-shaped pastry?
A. From the Turkish flag.
B. From the palace of King Louis XVI.
C. From Marie Antoinette’s wedding.
D. From the underground tunnels in Vienna.
B49 Which is one of the criteria for a standard baguette?
A. It is at most 55 centimeters long.
B.It has ivory-cream center and cereal aroma.
C. It has to be made at four o’clock in the morning.
D.Wheat flour, yeast, salt, and egg are the only ingredients.
C50 Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
A.In Vienna, the croissant is called Kipferl.
B.Croissant was introduced from Vienna to France in the 18th century.
C. To make a real croissant, butter has to be incorporated into the dough.
D.It is said that Napoleon’s soldiers carried stick-like bread around down their pants.