One of my fondest memories as a child is going by the river and sitting idly(闲散地)on the bank. There I would enjoy the peace and___1___, watch the water ___2__downstream, and listen to the chirps(喳喳声)of the birds and the rustling (沙沙声)of the leaves in the trees. I would also___3___the bamboo trees___4___under pressure from the wind and watch them ___5____gracefully to their upright or ___6___ position after the wind had___7____. When I think about the bamboo tree’s ___8____to bounce (弹回) back or return to it’s original position, the word resilience(弹性)__ 9___to mind. When used in ___10_____ a person , this word means the ability to readily _11__from shock, depression or any other situation___12____stetches the limits of a person’s emotions. Have you ever felt like you are about to snap(大声叫喊)? Have you ever felt like you are at your __13__point?__14__, you have survived the experience to live to talk about it. During the experience you probably felt a mix of __15____that threatened your health. You felt emotionally drained(耗尽),___16_____ exhausted and you most likely endured(忍耐) unpleasant physical symptoms.
Life is a __17__ of good times and bad times, happy moments and unhappy moments. The next time you are __18___one of those bad times or unhappy moments that take you __19____to your breaking point, bend but don’t break. Try your best not to let the situation get the best of you. A measure of hope will__20__ you through the unpleasant ordeal(严峻的检测).
1.A. quiet B. beautiful C. noisy D. happy
2.A. flow B. rush C. go D. come
3. A. see B. notice C. watch D. look at
4.A. bend B. swing C. break D. tremble
5.A. return B. recover C. give D. fly
6.A. straight B. original C. quick D. necessary
7.A. died from B. died out C. died down D. died off
8.A. ability B. power C. energy D. strength
9.A. strikes B. goes C. appears D. comes
10.A. preference to B. conference to C. reference to D. appearance to
11.A. recover B. calm C. comfort D. sink
12.A. where B. that C. when D. in which
13.A. high B. low C. breaking D. returning
14.A.Thankfully B. Hopefully C. Happily D. Surprisingly
15.A. senses B. emotions C. thoughts D. minds
16.A. physically B. mentally C. patiently D. fully
17.A. way B. mixture C. condition D. feeling
18.A. experiencing B. making C. living D. meeting
19.A. away B. far C. close D. fast
20.A. bring B. take C. make D. set
Key: 1—-5ABCAA 6—-10 BCADC 11—-15ABCAB 16—20BBACB
9、D. come to mind 短语, 意为: 想起.
10、C. refer to 的名词方式.意为: 指…. 触及…
12、B. situation作现行词在句中作主语,所以选that 而不选where.
13、C. breaking point 意为: 极点.
14、A. thankfully意为: 走运的是.
15、B. emotions “情感,爱情”
16、B. 依前后联系, 前emotionally情感上地,后physical膂力,故选mentally精力上地.
18、A. 意为: 阅历困难时间.
19、C. 意为: 使你挨近极限.
20、B. take sb through 意为: 使或人了解,了解…..