2007年9月5日 星期三

iBT閱讀小藍本(A版)解答

Chapter 1

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1. (4) waste

2. (3) energy

3. (2) comparing the scientific concept to a familiar human experience

4. (2) the way in which the organism invests its energy resources

5. (3) distribution

6. (1) Because their seeds grow in places where competing plants are no longer present, dandelions are classified as opportunists.

7. (1) huge

8. (4) the large number of acorns the tree produces

9. (2) they spend more energy on their leaves, trunks and roots than their acorns

10. (4) have some characteristics of opportunists and some of competitors

11. (3) Such episodic events will cause a population of dandelions, for example, to vary widely.

12. competitors: b, e, h opportunists: c, d, f, i

13. (3) beasts

14. (1) Ways

15. (4) Artists developed special techniques for painting the walls.

16. (2) To contrast the location of their rock paintings to those found at Lascaux

17. (3) They developed their own sources of light to use while painting

18. (3) Tosuggest a possible explanation for a weakness in an opinion expressed in the passage

19. (3) were associated with

20. (3) Because some of the animals are shown wounded by weapons

21. (4) To give a possible reason for the strange appearance of the men painted on the cave walls

22. (1) to look like an animal while a hunt took place

23. (3) Too many years have gone by since the images were painted.

24. (1) This made it easy for the artists to paint and display them for the rest of the cave dwellers

25. a, d, e

26. (4) Collections of wind turbines producing electric power

27. (3) release

28. (2) They contain remote areas where the winds rarely die down

29. (2) These periods provide the opportunity to produce and store energy for future use

30. (4) backup systems are needed

31. (2) Possible solutions are known for both problems.

32. (3) the killing of birds of prey by wind turbines

33. (3) Some of the best locations for large wind farms are places that may cause problems for migrating birds and birds of prey.

34. (4) To suggest that wind turbines result in relatively few bird deaths

35. (4) total

36. (1) estimate

37. (2) The advantages of wind energy outweigh the disadvantages

38. (4) Some companies in the power industry are aware of this wider possibility and are planning sizable wind-farm projects in states other than California.

39. a, c, e

Chapter 2

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1. (D) means

2. (A) provides

3. (A) credited

4. (A) revealed information about

5. (A) refer to

6. (D) however

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1. (2) The founder of their religion had been a merchant

2. (2) roads

3. (2) Ancient rulers

4. (1) support the idea that the roads allowed goods to move quickly

5. (2) Moreover, when fitted with special saddles, camels can carry heavy loads.

6. (2) preferred

7. (2) Inns that offered lodging for merchants and their animals called caravanserais popped up in major cities in the Islamic word to accommodate the increased traffic of camel caravans.

8. (3) they incorporated technology from both the east and the West

9. (2) visiting

10. (10) also aided the economic expansion

11. (3) They allowed business partners to trade goods without having to meet with each other.

12. (4) They wanted to limit their potential losses.

13. (2)Muslim merchants developed a trading network that connected three continents.

14. d, e, g

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1. (1) less than ten percent

2. (1) cells

3. (3) heart surgery which limits the amount of activities people can enjoy

4. (1) level

5. (1) be enough

6. (2) a worry of becoming fat

7. (2) They believe they are fat.

8. (3) Such a distorted self-image may prevent recognition of the need for medical help

9. (2) die quickly

10. (3) teens and children

11. (3) They cannot maintain their strict diet without binging.

12. (2) rotten teeth

13. (2) unnatural ways of getting rid of foods ingested

14. (3) rip open

15. OBESITY=>b, e ANOREXIA NERVOSA=>c, k, j BULIMIA NEROSA=>a, i

Chapter 3

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1. (A) To resolve a dispute

2. (B) The information Muybridge relates may not be true

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1. (B) increasing mobility

2. (D) instantly

3. (B) drilled

4. (A) octo pus's ability to squeeze through tiny spaces.

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1. (D) Massive changes on land caused the extinction of many species.

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1. (C ) Why is the loon able to fly so fast?

2. (C ) the location of its legs

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1. (1) To demonstrate how important metals have been to human culture and technological development

2. (2) tiny

3. (3) used

4. (2) In the United States

5. (4) Sand is much more than metallic minerals

6. (2) extracted

7. (3) products with sulfuric acid

8. (1) Heat and pressure transform the remnants of living things in to oil, coal, and gas; therefore, these resources are considered organic.

9. (3) Because they are an important resource

10. (1) They have a potential to paralyze a country's economic power under some circumstance.

11. (1) circumstances under which economically desperate countries mine minerals

12. b, j, a, c, g, d, i

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1. (1) They came from Africa.

2. (2) Important animals native to the Middle East

3. (3) people who did not know each other at all

4. (3) animal domestication and agriculture changed earlier human's living style.

5. (3) For non-nomadic people, possessions were no longer a burden, and these people began amassing things including works of art.

6. (2) people

7. (1) temporary

8. (2) wars

9. (2) Established settlements developed better stone weapons.

10. (2) To underscore the need for defense in early Middle Eastern societies

11. (3) The Middle Eastern languages.

12. c, a, d

Chapter 4

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1. (B) scientists were uncertain if an asteroid really had hit the earth.

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1. (C) In paragraph 1, he author suggests that Susan B. Anthony

2. (D) 1906

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1. (C) The marks gave the wearer a feeling of close relationship with others.

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1. (C) Legislators had to be careful when dealing with issues between the northern and southern states.

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1. (2) regularly

2. (2) racial unrest

3. (3) constant

4. (4) Developed nations are worried these nations will use the money to support their military

5. (3) suggest that Africa's population grows too fast

6. (1) People have farmed the land too much make it less productive.

7. (3) foolish

8. (1) It has interrupted the production of critical food stuffs.

9. (2) It has forced African government to limit its aid for poor people.

10. (1) Governments must reduce costs.

11. (2) For that reason, in 2000 the major industrial nations and the World Bank initiated a program to forgive the debts of some of these nations, on the condition that they end warfare and use the savings in interest and principal to ease the plight of their populations.

12. c, e, f

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1. (2) society's

2. (2) respond to

3. (2) deciding how a society's resources can be best use to service its people.

4. (2) how leaders of the government are chosen

5. (3) indicate the difficulties to adhere to communism principles

6. (6) in theory

7. (2) Its economic system is in transition.

8. (1) allows

9. (3) Business would not be subject to regulatory law.

10. (2) Because individuals own most business and determine the direction of the economy

11. (4) not completely communist, socialist, or capitalist

12. (4) Perhaps as a result, many socialist countries are also experiencing economic turmoil.

13. communist => d, e, i Socialist => f, g Capitalist => g, h

Chapter 5

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1. (B) The building can be supported by steel bars in order to maintain structural continuity so that it can shake as a whole entity.

2. (A) The cratered surface of the moon has virtually preserved a record of interplanetary traffic over the past three billion years.

3. (A) Continuing interest in the moon is maintained by the possible existence of water and the moon's potential role as a midway station for interplanetary missions.

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1. The following sentence can be added to paragraph 2.

As of the mid-1990's, the entire Internet encompassed millions of computers in over 130 countries across the world.

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1. (2) question

2. (3) Native American believed that their civilization was flourishing prior to the arrival of Europeans.

3. (4) They didn't believe Indians were advanced enough to support a population more than a million.

4. (2) The author implies Mooney's number is too exact.

5. (2) They did not think the Europe present was as destructive as later scholars.

6. (1) a huge drop in the number of people in their community

7. (2) But in the 1960s and 1970s, scholars discovered that the early tribes had been catastrophically decimated by European plagues not long after the arrival of Columbu—that the numbers Europeans obersved even in the late 1500s were already dramatically smaller than the numbers in 1492.

8. (2) careful

9. (3) On average, scholars estimate there were between 50 and 70 million natives prior to Columbus's arrival.

10. (2) unequaled

11. (3) The estimates of the pre-1492 population have a direct impact on our understanding of how Europeans destroyed native American population.

12. a, e, c

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1. (1) to allow the winner a total victory

2. (3) decision

3. (1) the law

4. (2) arbitration

5. (3) Court decisions allow parties to stay out of the news.

6. (3) united into

7. (1) overpowered

8. (3) To illustrate what kind of issue is used in mediation

9. (3) They are normally considered at a disadvantage in dispute resolutions.

10. (3) dangers

11. (1) Everyone's opinion would carry equal weight.

12. (2) Moreover, unlike other forms of dispute, mediation gives the illusion that all parts are equal.

13. a, e, b, c, f

Chapter 6

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1. (C) The source of hughes' inspiration

Page 133 => a, c, f

Page 138 => b, d, g, a, f

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1. (1) It began while he was conducting another experiment.

2. (2) activate

3. (2) have likely had observations similar to pavlov's

4. (4) being followed by

5. (2) This because the salivation is an automatic response to the food.

6. (1) To prove withdrawal response could be conditioned to become associated with painful or negative stimulus

7. (3) The arrangement of Pavlov's experiment on classical conditioning allowed him to explore other important things.

8. (4) Animals can learn to ignore stimuli that are similar to the conditioned stimulus, but are never followed by the unconditioned stimulus.

9. (1) the conditioned stimulus will eventually become a neutral stimulus

10. (1) to tell the difference between

11. (2) child

12. (2) provide an example of how the principals of classical conditioning can be used to treat people

13. 2,4,5

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1. (1) Paleontology and paleoanthropology

2. (3) Scientists must compare fossils with the other dated artifacts found nearby.

3. (1) stratum

4. (1) built up

5. (2) In other words, the fossils in a given stratum are younger than those in the layers below and older than those in the layers above.

6. (3) The first discovered fossils are unable to be dated using relative-dating techniques.

7. (2) Carbon-14 dating can be unstable.

8. (2) Animals eat plants and other animals that have carbon-14 atoms.

9. (3) carbon-14 turns into nitrogen-14 relatively quickly

10. (3) The mummy of a cat uncovered in Cairo.

11. (2) not accurate

12. (3) give

13. Stratigraphic dating=>a, d, e Carbon-14 dating=>b, f Potassium-argon dating=>g, i

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Alice maymay 提到...

謝謝老師的解答
讓我可以好好練習英文 ^_^
請問一下
A 跟 B 2版有很大不同嗎?
還是只有內容不同而以
A版學得到的東西在B也可以學得到?

白樺老師的英語網站 提到...

很高興對你有幫助 :)
A版和B版的編排邏輯是相同的
內容順序和上法也都相同
不同的是文章的內容
希望同學可以用不同的文章更精熟答題技巧

Alice Maymay 提到...

謝謝老師的回答~ ^_^
我每天都有很努力在看文章查單字~
希望將來考托福時能考高一點

白樺老師的英語網站 提到...

只要好好努力,一定會有收穫的優 :)
考完記得來跟老師分享喔