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2012英语专八人文常识备考演习(50)

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  ___1___ “To know something like the palm of one’s hand” means ___?

  A to understand the nature of something and be competent in the performance of them B to understand everything without any question C to understand only something easy D to be thoroughly familiar with the nature and details of something

  ___2___ British English is spoken in ___?

  A Great Britain B Australia C New Zealand D A.B and C

  ___3___ Which of the following joined England and Scotland in 1707?

  A the Act of Supremacy B the Act of Union C the Reform Act D the Magana Carta

  ___4___ Who said “Give me a place to stand, and I will move the world.”?

  A Aristotle B Plato C Archimedes D Euclid

  ___5___ The expression that can be used as the euphemism for “garbage collector” is “___”

  A collecting B garbage engineer C sanitary engineer D sanitation engineer

  ___6___ Who founded the Plantagenet Dynasty?

  A Henry I B King Joseph C Henry II D Count of Anjor

  ___7___ Who said “Captive Greece took her rude conqueror captive”:?

  A Horace B Virgil C Plato D Sappho

  ___8___ The religious persecution mainly existed during the reign of ___.

  A Elizabeth I B Henry VIII C Cromwell D Charles I

  ___9___ Eton College is a famous ___ of UK.

  A college B comprehensive school C public school D university

  ___10___Westminster Palace is the ___?

  A seat of British House of Parliament B seat of English church C residence of king of queen D residence of Prime Minister

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  答案:

  1. 选D。“To know something like the palm of one’s hand”的意思是对“甚么管窥蠡测”。

  2. 选D。在英国、澳大年夜利亚和新西兰都说英国英语。

  3. 选B。是《结正当》(the Act of Union)在Anne 统治的1707年把 England and Scotland 一致同来,而Great Britain (大年夜不列颠)也是在其统治时代出世的。而1801年的《结正当》爱尔兰并入大年夜不列颠王国,因此英国的称号改成“大年夜不列颠及爱尔兰联合王国”(the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland)。1921年爱尔兰北部6郡(北爱尔兰)化归联合王国,英国的称号也随之改成“大年夜不列颠及北爱尔兰联合王国”(the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)。

  4. 选C。“给我一个支点,我能撬动全部地球”是古希腊迷信家Archimedes(阿基米德)的名言。古希腊迷信家阿基米德在算术、力学和流体静力学等方面都作了主要的贡献。

  5. 选D。sanitation engineer (情况工程师)是 “garbage collector” 残余干净工的委宛用语。

  6. 选C。The Plantagenet Dynasty (金雀花王朝)是由Henry II(亨利二世) 于1154年创立的,并统治了35年,于1189年Henry II 逝世而完毕。