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英语专业八级人文知识练习题及答案(12)

   2017-02-02   【

  练习题:

  1 _____is the largest city and the chief port of the United States.

  A Washington D.C. B Los Angeles C San Francisco D New York City

  2 _____ enjoys the worst social and economic conditions.

  A Blacks B Hispanics C Indians D Asian Americans

  3 Washington D.C. is named after___________.

  A the U.S. President George Washington

  B Christopher Columbus

  C both George Washington and Christopher Columbus

  D none of them

  4 American and British English are two_____ of the English language.

  A varieties B elements C parts D form

  5 The first American president to be elected from the Republican Party was______.

  A Thomas Jefferson B James Monroe C James Madison D Abraham Lincoln

  6 Of the fifty states, the smallest state in area is_____.

  A Rhode Island B Virginia C Texas D Montana

  7 The national flag of the United States is known as_____.

  A the Star-Spangled Banner B Uncle Sam C Hot Dog D union Jack

  8 The number of the Representatives from each American state depends on the _____.

  A contribution a state has made to the nation

  B population

  C size

  D none of the above

  9 The tern “Father of Waters” is used to refer to _____.

  A the Amazon River B the Mississippi River C the Nile River D the Hudson River

  10 The statue of liberty was given to American people by_____ as a gift in 1884.

  A France B Spain C Italy D Britain

  练习题答案及题解:

  1 D, 纽约是美国最大的城市同时也是最重要的经济中心和最主要的港口。

  2 A, 黑人在美国的经济和社会地位都最为低下。

  3 C, 首都命名为华盛顿是为了纪念美国的第一任总统乔治•华盛顿,而联邦直辖区命名为哥伦比亚特区是为了纪念第一位从欧洲横渡大西洋到达西半球的探险家克里斯多拂•哥伦布。

  4 A, 美国英语和英国英语是英语语言的两种变体。

  5 D, 美国历史上的第一位共和党总统是亚伯拉罕•林肯。

  6 A, 美国国土面积最小的是罗得岛。

  7 A, 美国的国旗是星条旗。

  8 B, 美国每个州派往众议院的代表人数应与本州人口成比例。

  9 B, 美国的“众河之父”指的是密西西比河。

  10 A, 美国的自由女神像是法国人赠予的礼物。

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