1. If we ________ things that aren’t truly important, we’ll have a lot of regrets in life.
(A) forget
(B) clarify
(C) prioritize
(D) organize



(A) forget 忘記

(B) clarify 澄清

(C) prioritize 放優先順序、優先做

(D) organize 組織

2. It’s hard to enjoy being outside in summer because the mosquitoes are such a ________.

(A) nuisance

(B) abundance

(C) poison

(D) raging



(A) nuisance 惱人的事物(或人);麻煩的事物(或人)

(B) abundance 大量

(C) poison

(D) raging 劇烈的;嚴重的;極端的

3. Last night, the “Strawberry” supermoon put on a ________ show—one that was captured by photographers around the world.

(A) intrepid

(B) melancholy

(C) opaque

(D) spectacular




(A) intrepid 勇敢無畏的

(B) melancholy 憂傷的、憂鬱的

(C) opaque 不透明的 / (文字或演講)難理解的;晦澀的

(D) spectacular 壯觀的

4. Today, the phrase “farm-to-table” —a ________ to earlier days when the wholesale, mass-scale food industry didn’t exist—has taken hold across the world, especially in Europe.

(A) ban

(B) chic

(C) fad

(D) throwback



(A) ban 禁止、取締

(B) chic 時髦的;優雅的;雅緻的

(C) fad (n.)一時的風尚;短暫的狂熱

(D) throwback n.返回;復古;回歸;大倒退;阻止;【生】返祖現象;返祖者(= atavism

5. If an idea or person is ________, people are no longer interested in them.

(A) a pie in the sky

(B) off the charts

(C) on the scrap heap

(D) on the bandwagon



(A) a pie in the sky 渺茫的希望;不大可能實現的計劃

(B) off the charts 處於極高水準的 / 非常受歡迎的,極成功的

(C) on the scrap heap (思想或人)無人感興趣的

(D) on the bandwagon 順應潮流;跟風;隨波逐浪

6. The region is believed to contain the biggest store of lithium in the world—in ________ its use in lightweight batteries.

(A) a spin on

(B) demand for

(C) response to

(D) a cast for



(A) a spin on(尤指政治上的)傾向描述,導向陳述

They have tried to put a positive spin on the situation.他們嘗試過將這個局面描述成具有正面意義。

This report puts a different spin on the issue.這篇報導對這個問題作出了全然不同的傾向描述。

(B) demand for   demand (n.)需求

例句:There was little demand for tickets.很少有人來買票。

(C) response to 回應、回答

(D) a cast fo r打著石膏 in a cast (UK also in plaster)

My leg was in a cast for about six weeks.


7. Sustainability has become an advertising buzzword in recent years, but it can be difficult for consumers to determine ________.

(A) how environmentally friendly a brand being really

(B) how environmentally friendly be a brand really

(C) how environmentally friendly a brand really is

(D) how friendly environmental a brand really is



how + adj. + S+ V→感嘆句用法

friendly (adj.)友善的、友好的 (不是副詞)


出處: https://www.newsweek.com/how-avoid-buying-greenwashed-products-1716361

8. Palm-sized unmanned aircrafts, flying robots, can ________ dangerous rescues when rescuing tasks are too risky for human beings to carry out.

(A) execute

(B) alleviate

(C) impact

(D) utilize



(A) execute 實行;執行

(B) alleviate 減輕

(C) impact 壓緊

(D) utilize 利用

9. Her eyes are her best ________ they are the most attractive features on her face.

(A) illusions

(B) assets

(C) extracts

(D) occurrences



(A) illusions 錯覺,幻覺

(B) assets 財產,資產,優點,長處;資產

(C) extracts 提取物

(D) occurrences 事件

asset KK[ˋæsɛt] 可數名詞優點,長處;資產

The tennis player's speed is his great asset.


Knowledge of languages is a real asset in this sort of work.


A sense of humour is a great asset for a person.



1. asset的基本意思是可為人或物增加有價值的、帶來好處的或有用的特性或技能。



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