1.1Part 1 Phonetics: Vowels
1.2Part 2 Phonetics: Consonants and Pronunciation Rules
2.1Part 1 Greeting
1、【填空题】In Thailand, people greet each other by putting their palms together.
2、【填空题】In Holland, the normal way of greeting on formal occasions is an Eskimo kiss.
3、【填空题】It’s unnecessary to use formal expressions and you can say “hi” or “hello” to greet each other in a business meeting.
4、【填空题】Addressing each other by his or her title is necessary because titles represent people’s social status and achievements.
5、【填空题】Although people from different cultures may have very different customs and beliefs, you don’t have to respect these differences when welcoming a business partner.
1、【单选题】Which of the following describes the way children greeted elders in ancient China?
A、Kowtowing to their grandparents.
B、Putting their palms together.
2、【单选题】Which of the following belongs to the ancient greeting way in China?
A、Bowing to others.
B、Doing fist and palm salute.
3、【单选题】Which of the following is not a modern way of greeting?
C、Putting palms together.
D、Kowtowing to others.
4、【单选题】What is not advised when greeting each other in a business meeting?
A、Using formal expressions.
B、Addressing each other by his or her nickname.
C、Proper body language.
5、【单选题】Which of the following sentences is not a formal expression?
A、How do you do!
B、Nice to meet you.
C、It is a great pleasure to meet you.
6、【单选题】What does title represent in business meeting?
7、【单选题】What may not leave a good impression on your interviewer?
B、Using proper body language.
C、Addressing the interviewer by his or her title.
8、【单选题】Which of the following is not advised when welcoming a business partner?
A、Using proper body language.
9、【单选题】If your business partner is a woman, what should not be done?
A、Asking her age.
B、Preparing a bunch of flowers.
D、Using proper body language.
10、【单选题】What is the most common way of greeting in China now?
2.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】In Britain, they usually kiss on the cheek between men and women when they first meet.
2、【填空题】The Spanish greeting is “hola” and the Zulu say “sawubona” when greeting friends.
3、【填空题】The common greeting for men and women is to bow to each other in both Philippines and Japan.
4、【填空题】In Russia, a typical greeting is a very firm handshake without direct eye contact.
5、【填空题】In Armenia, a woman needs to wait for the man to offer his hand for the handshake.
3.1Part 1 Food
1、【填空题】Table Manners are very important in China.
2、【填空题】Tables in China are usually round, and the seat facing the door is normally for the host.
3、【填空题】In China, people usually help others to get food with their own chopsticks.
4、【填空题】In the west, round tables are the standard.
5、【填空题】In the west, you need to use your fork with your right hand and the knife with your left hand.
1、【单选题】Which of the following is the traditional food during Chinese New Year?
D、Peking Roast Duck.
2、【单选题】Which of the following specialties belongs to Japan?
3、【单选题】Which of the following tableware are not often used by Chinese?
4、【单选题】Which of the following food belongs to America?
5、【单选题】What do people usually use for eating in India?
D、Using their right hand.
6、【单选题】Which of the follwing food is healthy food?
7、【单选题】Which of the follwing food is junk food?
8、【单选题】Which of the following questions is not asked by the waiter?
A、May I help you?
B、How many people in your party?
C、May I have the mushroom pizza, please?
D、What time would you like the reservation for?
9、【单选题】Which of the following sentences is not said by the customer?
A、What would you like to drink?
B、Can I make a reservation at your restaurant in advance?
C、There will be two, my wife and I.
D、I would like to come at six
10、【单选题】In western countires, where do the hosts often sit when they serve guests a meal?
A、On the right side of the table.
B、On the left side of the table.
C、At the end of the table.
D、Facing the door.
3.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】French people take great pride in their nation’s culinary reputation.
2、【填空题】The French tend to buy fresh meat from the supermarket, where they can inspect the piece before purchasing it.
3、【填空题】In France, vegetables do play a starring role in a meal.
4、【填空题】Cheese is always served after dessert.
5、【填空题】On an ordinary night, the French are most likely to eat fruit for dessert.
4.1Part 1 Shopping
1、【填空题】In a bazzar, there are many big supermarkets and shopping malls.
2、【填空题】A shopping mall usually contains stores, movies theatres, restaurants, and even clinics.
3、【填空题】To buy food or daily necessities, large grocery stores or supermarkets are good choices.
4、【填空题】One of the great advantages of going in-store shopping is we can try the clothes on.
5、【填空题】There are many things we should consider when buying a mobile phone, such as its function, brand, price and phone chains.
1、【单选题】A __________may contains stores, movie theaters, restaurants or even clinics.
2、【单选题】Why do people prefer to buy food or daily necessities in grocery stores or supermarkets?
A、Because things there are in great variety.
B、Because the prices there are higher.
C、Because of the after-sale service.
D、Because they are often nearer.
3、【单选题】If we want to buy furniture or electric appliances, which one is the reasonable choice?
A、A grocery store
C、A department store
4、【单选题】If the original price of a sweater is $200 and today it is sold with a sign “60% off”, how much should the buyer pay?
5、【单选题】“No refund no exchange” means:
6、【单选题】Which one is not one of the advantages of shopping online?
B、A lower price.
7、【单选题】When we go shopping in stores, shop assistants often want to help us and ask ____________.
A、What do you need?
B、How do you do?
C、Have you had your meal?
D、How much money do you have?
8、【单选题】These days, lots of people can do their shopping in the comfort of their own home with the help of the__________.
A、nearby grocery stores
9、【单选题】One of the great advantages of going in-store shopping is___________.
A、we can try the clothes on
B、all colors of clothes are available
C、all sizes of clothes are available
D、things are often less expensive.
10、【单选题】If we want to go shopping at Taobao, what is the first step we should do?
A、Create a Taobao account.
B、Get a bank card.
C、Bargain with the customer service.
D、Pay with pay treasure carton.
4.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】This year, as usual, many people are leaving their homes to browse around the shops.
2、【填空题】These days lots of people can do their shopping in their own homes thanks to the Internet.
3、【填空题】Male and female are more likely to buy their Christmas gifts online now.
4、【填空题】Although more and more people begin to do shopping online, a majority of Internet users still do have security worries.
5、【填空题】To compete with online shopping, many companies and shops have more special offers and begin the sales earlier than before.
5.1Part 1 Sports and Entertainment
1、【填空题】Doing sports is the only way to lose your weight.
2、【填空题】The fat want to be the thin and the thin are satisfied with their figure.
3、【填空题】Doing sports is beneficial to both the health and the studies.
4、【填空题】Some people choose to relax by travelling.
5、【填空题】Travelling can open our mind to new culture.
1、【单选题】When were Beijing Olympic Games held?
2、【单选题】Which of the following sports is the favourite one in China?
3、【单选题】Which sport is Harbin famous for ?
B、skiing and skating
4、【单选题】Which sport are the American people crazy about?
5、【单选题】Which one is not the most popular team sports?
6、【单选题】Which culture is the special one in China?
7、【单选题】Which sport is the most popular in the world?
8、【单选题】Which one is played by all ages in America and Cuba?
9、【单选题】Which of the following is the individual sport?
10、【单选题】Which of the following is the recreational sport?
5.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】The opening ceremony showcased the unique Chinese cultural heritage.
2、【填空题】The Beijing Olympics is the geographically farthest Olympic Games to Mongolia.
3、【填空题】The Beijing conveyed the message of harmony, isolation and peace.
4、【填空题】The splendid opening and closing ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics showed China’s profound culture and wisdom of its people.
5、【填空题】The excellent performance of the Chinese athletes would go down in the world’s sports history.
6.1Part 1 Travel
1、【填空题】Travel gives us the opportunity to enjoy new and exotic foods and beautiful scenery.
2、【填空题】When you travel, the place you live is not an important factor.
3、【填空题】You should make a reasonable timetable to make sure what you should do one by one.
4、【填空题】You should learn some information about cultures and customs in the target country and notice cultural differences between China and the target country.
5、【填空题】You don’t need to make a reservation in advance.
1、【单选题】What benefit can travel bring to you?
A、It can widen your knowledge.
B、It can save your time.
C、It may give you boredom and gloom.
D、It gives you more time to finish your work
2、【单选题】Travel is about exploring the world except ________.
A、connection with different people
B、discovery about the new places
C、your findings of the world
3、【单选题】Travel is a good opportunity for you to ______.
A、finish your work
B、contact with your customers
C、have a relaxation
4、【单选题】Travel offers you a chance to practice ______.
A、your working ability
C、a foreign language
5、【单选题】What do you need to do to make your trip an easy one according to the video?
A、book a room in advance
C、prepare some food to eat on the plane
D、buy a lot of clothes
6、【单选题】When making the hotel reservation, you need to make clear ______ first.
A、how many nights you would like to stay
C、if breakfast is included
D、the size of the room
7、【单选题】If you are not satisfied with the room the receptionist recommended, you may say _______
A、It’s too expensive and it’s not reasonable.
B、No, I think I may go to another hotel.
C、I don’t like it.
D、Could you show me something less expensive?
8、【单选题】According to the video, there is more information you need to know EXCEPT_______
A、If you need your passport when booking the room.
B、Is breakfast included in the room rate.
C、If it is a sea-view room.
D、if you need to bring your passport with you when coming to the hotel.
9、【单选题】We need to ________ when traveling abroad.
A、Make a reasonable timetable.
B、Learn the cultures and customs about the country, and notice the culture differences.
C、Make reservation in advance.
D、All of the above.
10、【单选题】What is important when traveling in your own country?
A、Take some medicine with you.
B、Safety should be put into the first place.
C、You should take care of your possessions.
D、All of the above.
6.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】The Statue of Liberty was given to the U. S. by the French in 1886 as a token of friendship.
2、【填空题】Lady Liberty’s thorny crown has five points representing the five seas.
3、【填空题】Lady Liberty’s thorny crown has five points representing the five seas.
4、【填空题】Since 1886, the Statue of Liberty has received a new torch, because the old torch was broken.
5、【填空题】As one of the most symbolic gestures of all time, the Statue of Liberty represents freedom, liberty, justice and also the friendship of foreign nations who also believe in freedom and fair and equal treatment for all.
7.1Part 1 Health
1、【填空题】Regular exercise is one of the most important factors that contribute to good health.
2、【填空题】Good living habits are beneficial for keeping fit.
3、【填空题】Eating fast food can help create a healthy state of mind.
4、【填空题】Getting close to nature and lay aside your work to enjoy yourself temporarily are useful relaxations.
5、【填空题】After being injured, you need to wash the area of cut with sterile water in case of infection.
1、【单选题】What kind of health do people care about?
D、Physical and mental health.
2、【单选题】What are the main threats to health in the modern society?
A、Smoking, drinking alcohol and an unbalanced diet.
B、Air pollution and traffic accidents.
C、Human’s emotional instability.
D、All of the above.
3、【单选题】What are the main factors that contribute to good health?
A、Do regular exercise and develop good living habits.
B、Balance the diet and have a proper meal plan.
C、Have a positive attitude.
D、All of the above.
4、【单选题】How to keep healthy physically?
A、Do not smoke and drink alcohol.
B、Do regular exercise and have a balanced diet.
C、Do more walking, running and swimming.
D、Eat less fat, oil, sweets and more nutritious food.
5、【单选题】How to keep healthy mentally?
A、Listen to the music and go to the pub regularly.
B、Play with friends happily and go outing reluctantly.
C、Listen to the music and play with friends happily.
D、Go to the pub regularly and go outing reluctantly.
6、【单选题】What is the first thing to do if you want to see a doctor in western countries?
A、Make an appointment.
B、Call the secretary of the doctor.
C、Make sure the hospital is available.
D、Describe the symptoms to the doctor.
7、【单选题】Which one is NOT important in dealing with the stress?
A、Do exercise and have a good diet.
B、Have a good sleep.
C、Talk to someone.
D、Make time for fun.
8、【单选题】Which one is NOT the healthy habit?
A、Cook meals at home and drink more water.
C、Less sitting and more standing.
D、Have meals whenever you want to.
9、【单选题】Which is NOT the advantage of drinking more water?
B、Prevent kidney stones.
C、Keep poops regularly.
10、【单选题】What is the harm of excessive sitting?
A、People will get sleepy.
B、People will be exhausted.
C、It can take years off of life.
D、It can hurt the vertebral column.
7.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】It is of little help to do some brain exercises to improve your memory.
2、【填空题】Drugs and alcohol abuse can be the cause of significant memory loss.
3、【填空题】Getting lost while driving or walking in a familiar place is a sign of memory loss.
4、【填空题】Doing a puzzle is an excellent way to use your brain’s power of recall and association.
5、【填空题】Strong links between good brain health and strong personal relationships haven’t been found so far.
8.1Part 1 Friendship, Love and Marriage
1、【填空题】You will get acquainted with cyber friends on your trip.
2、【填空题】The most important person to you is your intimate friends.
3、【填空题】In a traditional British wedding, a silver sixpence will be placed in the bride’s right shoe.
4、【填空题】The first thing to keep a long friendship is to contact with your friends not too often.
5、【填空题】The generation gap is quite common in almost every family.
1、【单选题】Which of the following can best describe “intimate friends”?
2、【单选题】Who will get acquainted with you on your trip?
3、【单选题】Which of the following is not the feature of “cyber pals”?
A、They don’t know mutual real identity.
B、They know each other in the real world.
C、They know each other through the Internet.
D、They contact with each other online.
4、【单选题】Why does the bride wear a piece of family jewelry while getting married?
A、It is the bride’s favorite.
B、It is the unique one.
C、It is very precious.
D、It is a link with the bride’s family and her old life.
5、【单选题】Which of the following method does not mention to enable your friends cherish the friendship more?
A、You are busy with your own matters.
B、You want to help them to solve their problems.
C、You want to know more about them.
D、You are interested in their lives.
6、【单选题】What will you do when your friends ask for suggestions from you?
A、Know about their entire life.
B、Leave them alone.
C、Respect their privacy.
D、Just listen to him/her silently.
7、【单选题】What if your friends made mistakes?
C、Laugh at them.
8、【单选题】What can “generation gap” bring about in a family?
9、【单选题】Which of the following is not the effect of discussing openly at family gatherings?
A、Create a close relationship.
B、Build up understanding.
C、Enhance the harmony among families.
D、Arise arguments for each other.
10、【单选题】How can the family members avoid being too proud?
A、Consider that each person has his or her own weaknesses.
B、Teenagers would realize that their parents have to support them financially.
C、Always talk about how intelligent they are.
D、Parents would realize that their children’s new style does harm to their studies.
8.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】People often lie on the Internet, so meeting online friends is not reliable.
2、【填空题】Before the meeting, you’d better not contact with your online friends.
3、【填空题】Going somewhere private with the person you first meet is not suggested.
4、【填空题】First impression is produced by rational judgments not by emotional ones.
5、【填空题】Your families should not involve in offering opinions about your cyber friends.
9.1Part 1 Festivals
1、【填空题】Easter, also called Easter Day or Easter Sunday, commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after his Crucifixion.
2、【填空题】On the Third Sunday in May, that is Mother’s Day. Of course this is a special day honoring mothers.
3、【填空题】Memorial Day falls on May 30th. It is a day in remembrance of war dead.
4、【填空题】On the fourth of June is Independence Day.
5、【填空题】On the first Monday in September is Labor Day. Obviously it is a day of recognition of workers.
1、【单选题】The family _______________ when they are having dinner together on the Spring Festival Eve?
A、give each other the best wishes
B、buy each other presents
2、【单选题】Where is St. Patrick's Day celebrated?
3、【单选题】Why do people race dragon boats during the Dragon Boat Festival?
A、To commemorate the death of Qu Yuan.
B、To welcome the coming year.
C、To celebrate the harvest.
D、To mark the end of the old year.
4、【单选题】On April Fool’s Day, people usually __________.
A、send presents to others
B、ask friends to have dinner
C、play jokes on others
D、have a day off
5、【单选题】When are all the lanterns hung up?
A、On the evening of the Lantern Festival.
B、On 15 January.
C、On New Year’s Day.
D、At the Spring Festival.
6、【单选题】What do people do at the Lantern Festival?
A、Play “trick or treat”.
C、Make pumpkin lanterns.
D、Guess the riddles on the lanterns.
7、【单选题】The first to celebrate Thanksgiving were ____.
A、people in Canada
C、some people from England
D、the American Indians
8、【单选题】On Mother's Day, people _____.
A、send some flowers to their mothers.
B、wear a pink or red rose or carnation.
C、wear a white flower.
D、send gifts of love to their mothers.
9、【单选题】Why is it said that Halloween is the children’s New Year’s Eve?
A、Because Halloween comes the day before All Saints Day
B、Because only on that day children can go around the neighborhood
C、Because children can get money from their parents on Halloween
D、Because children dress up with costumes, eat a lot, and stay up celebrating
10、【单选题】What’s the main purpose of Veterans Day?
A、To let people have one more day off.
B、To show respect for soldiers’ contributions.
C、To organize fun activities for school children.
D、To celebrate America’s success in world wars.
9.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】The Chinese have celebrated the harvest during the mid-autumn with a full moon since the Shang Dynasty (c. 16th to 10th century BCE).
2、【填空题】In some areas of China, there are still customs in which “women don’t worship the moon and the men don’t offer sacrifices to the kitchen gods.”
3、【填空题】One year, the nine suns rose in the sky together, causing great disaster to people. Yi shot down eight of the suns and left only one to provide light.
4、【填空题】Chang’e fled to the moon and became the spirit of the moon.
5、【填空题】In the ancient time, there was a hero named Hou Yi who was excellent at shooting. His wife was Chang’e.
10.1Part 1 Employment
1、【填空题】You needn’t find out the information about the company you would like to work for.
2、【填空题】You must be punctual when you get to your interview appointment.
3、【填空题】Do not fiddle with objects such as jewelry, your hair or pens when you first meet your interviewers.
4、【填空题】You need to dress formally and wear any colors you like in order to gain more attention of the interviewers.
5、【填空题】If you want to survive unemployment and prepare yourself for a new job, you could pick up some language skills, learn more computer skills or consider becoming an apprentice in a new field.
1、【单选题】What job is considered as the engineer of human soul?
2、【单选题】Which of the following sentences is doctor’s job description?
A、Correct students’ assignments.
B、Diagnose and cure diseases.
C、Drive a car.
D、Help clients invest stock market.
3、【单选题】What profession is considered as angels in white?
4、【单选题】Who can work at home to create software without going to the office?
5、【单选题】Who can provide legal service to the clients and help to protect their rights?
6、【单选题】What profession was not believed to be a stable job in the past?
7、【单选题】Which of the following reasons does not explain why some young people dream of being film stars?
A、They can earn a lot of money.
B、They may enjoy some privileges.
C、They can set a good example for the young.
D、They are afraid of being recognized by the public.
8、【单选题】What is the first step if you want to find a job?
B、Have a plastic surgery.
C、Buy fashionable clothes.
D、Have a nice haircut.
9、【单选题】What cannot cause a lateness for an interview?
10、【单选题】What body language is not advised when one meets his interviewer?
B、Offer a handshake
D、Fiddle with objects
10.3Part 3 Extended Reading
1、【填空题】In a good resume, your job titles are more important than your accomplishments.
2、【填空题】One way to gain an advantage is to rewrite your resume for each new potential employer.
3、【填空题】You can write a resume in either a chronological or functional format. But please don’t use a combination of the two.
4、【填空题】If you’ve had a long career in one industry, it’s good for you to use the chronological format to present information in resumes.
5、【填空题】You’d better show all years of experience in your field to make your potential employer know you well.
1、【单选题】The Chinese Lunar New Year is the longest chronological record in the history dating from __________.
2、【单选题】When did people do house cleaning in the past?
A、People used to do house cleaning on the 20th day of the 12th month.
B、People used to do house cleaning on the 21st day of the 12th month.
C、People used to do house cleaning on the 20th day of the 11th month.
D、People used to do house cleaning on the 21st day of the 11th month.
3、【单选题】Which of the following is not mentioned as one of the customs people followed in the past?
A、The gates were repainted.
B、The outer walls were whitewashed.
C、The windows were freshly papered.
D、The domestic animals were fed.
4、【单选题】Why did family members stay up as late as they can on New Year's Eve?
A、It was believed that gods in Heaven would bless those who stayed up late.
B、It was believed that gods in Heaven would spread gold over to each family.
C、It was believed that those who stayed up late could see gods in Heaven.
D、It was believed that those who stayed up late could be lucky in the next year.
5、【单选题】Why do Chinese dumplings imply wealth?
A、Because they have the shape of ancient Chinese gold or silver ingots.
B、Because they are very delicious.
C、Because they have the shape of ships.
D、Because they have the shape of bamboo.
1、【单选题】What is not true of Monster Year according to the legend?
A、It was extremely ferocious.
B、Year lived deep at the bottom of the sea all year round.
C、Year climbed up the shore only on New Year’s Eve.
D、Year only ate vegetables.
2、【单选题】Why did people from all villages flee to the remote mountains?
A、They wanted to avoid the Year monster.
B、They wanted to avoid the earthquake.
C、They wanted to avoid the flood.
D、They wanted to avoid the landslide.
3、【单选题】Which of the following was not what Monster Year was afraid of according to the legend?
4、【单选题】When did New Year pictures win popularity?
A、Around 1600 A.D..
B、Around 1500 A.D..
C、Around 1600 B.C..
D、Around 1500 B.C..
5、【单选题】In the past, what did people do on the second or third day of the New Year?
A、Families went shopping together.
B、Families went travelling together.
C、Friends and acquaintances visited and exchanged good wishes.
D、Friends and acquaintances cooked together.
1、【单选题】The Lantern Festival has its origin in _______.
A、the Qing Dynasty
B、the Han Dynasty
C、the Ming Dynasty
D、the Song Dynasty
2、【单选题】Which are the most expensive and the prettiest lanterns?
A、The lanterns which are modern.
B、The lanterns which are cunningly constructed.
C、The lanterns which can be carried in the hand.
D、The lanterns which are covered with gauze and thin white silk.
3、【单选题】Which one is not mentioned in the course?
A、The Legend of the White Snake.
B、The Cowherd and the Weaving Maiden.
C、Journey to the West.
D、The Romance of Three Kingdoms.
4、【单选题】Which is the special food for the Lantern Festival?
5、【单选题】In the northern and southern China, yuanxiao is made in ______ways.
1、【单选题】The Lantern Festival was formed in ______.
A、the Song Dynasty
B、the Sui Dynasty
C、the Ming Dynasty
D、the Qing Dynasty
2、【单选题】How many years can the Chinese Lion Dance date back?
3、【单选题】What does a long dragon mean to Chinese?
A、It means it is strong enough to beat others.
B、It means there will be more bad luck.
C、It means there will be more good luck.
D、It means it is powerful enough to control others.
4、【单选题】Which one is not mentioned in the course?
A、The lion dance.
B、The dragon boat.
C、The dragon dance.
D、The drum dance.
5、【单选题】What does yuanxiao symbolize?
1、【单选题】The Dragon Boat Festival is also named as ______.
A、the Double Fifth Festival
B、the Lantern Festival
C、the Double Ninth Festival
D、the Spring Festival
2、【单选题】Qu Yuan was not a famous ______.
3、【单选题】Other governments officials _______ him and convinced the king of his unfaithfulness.
4、【单选题】Later, too depressed to take up the political career, Qu Yuan decided to ________.
B、turn to another king
C、take a revenge
5、【单选题】Which countries or places observe this festival?
A、All over the world
1、【单选题】Which is not a particular activity of the Dragon Boat Festival?
B、Tying colorful strings.
C、Dragon boat racing.
2、【单选题】Which description of the dragon boat racing is not correct?
A、Each dragon boat needs only one rower.
B、A solemn ceremony is held to worship the Dragon King.
C、Dragon boat racing is a spectacle.
D、Dragon boat racing is very popular in southern China.
3、【单选题】Which of the following descriptions about zongzi is right?
A、There is no difference between zongzi and jiaozi.
B、There is no filling in zongzi.
C、Zongzi is not only delicious but also good for health.
D、We can only have zongzi on the Dragon Boat Festival.
4、【单选题】Why do people hang artemisia above the door?
A、Only as a decoration.
B、Only as a preventive against pestilence.
C、Both as a decoration and as a preventive against pestilence.
D、As a filling of zongzi.
5、【单选题】Which one is not the protective measure during the Dragon Boat Festival?
C、Hanging Hsiang Pao.
D、Dragon boat racing.
1、【单选题】When celebrating the Moon Festival in San Francisco, there are some traditional arts of Asia EXCEPT __________.
2、【单选题】The festival can date back to ________ dynasty.
3、【单选题】At this time, the moon will be _________ than other times of the year.
A、larger and dimmer
B、larger and brighter
4、【单选题】In ancient China, people used something round to symbolize the moon EXCEPT __________.
5、【单选题】Moon cakes are usually with fillings of ___________.
D、all of the above
1、【单选题】Wu Kang, the woodcutter, was a (an)_________ as well as a talentless fellow.
2、【单选题】What was Wu Kang interested in doing?
A、Studying herbs to cure sickness.
C、Studying books of immortality.
D、None of the above.
3、【单选题】What does Chang E stand for?
A、The Sun and the male principle.
B、The Sun and the female principle.
C、The Moon and the male principle.
D、The Moon and the female principle.
4、【单选题】The clay sculptures of Tu Ye used to be the ________on the tables.
5、【单选题】__________, also called Chinese Cupid, was a warm-hearted matchmaker.
6、【单选题】Once a year, on the ________day of the full moon, Hou Yi visits his wife. That is why the moon is full and beautiful on that night.
7、【单选题】Angry with Wu Kang's impatience, the Jade Emperor punished Wu Kang to the Moon Palace and told him that he must cut down a huge cassia tree before he could _____________.
A、have a meal
B、return to earth
C、have a rest
D、go to sleep
1、【单选题】Nowadays the Chongyang Festival has also been declared as ______________.
A、China’s day for the lovers
B、China’s day for the elders
C、China’s day for the children
D、China’s day for the workers
2、【单选题】When is the Chongyang festival?
A、It is on the ninth day of the ninth month.
B、It is on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month.
C、It is on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month.
D、It is on the eighth day of the eighth lunar month.
3、【单选题】Huanjing learned that a senior lived in seclusion who possessed supernatural power that no one could match. What was the name of the senior?
4、【单选题】Wu Jun wrote a story about the customs of Chongyang Festival in the sixth century. The book was called __________.
A、Xu Qi Xie Ji.
B、Xi Jing Za Ji.
C、Meng Xi Bi Tan.
D、Tai Ping Yu Lan.
5、【单选题】Huanjing stood outside the door waiting for the senior for ________ days.
1、【单选题】If you find a glove on the road on Valentine's Day, your future beloved will ___________.
A、have the other missing glove
B、have the other missing shoe
C、have the other missing spoon
D、have the other missing love knots
2、【单选题】When was Valentine supposedly executed?
A、This was on February 14, 269 A.D..
B、This was on March 14, 269 A.D..
C、This was on July 7, 269 A.D..
D、This was on January 14, 269 A.D..
3、【单选题】Young soldiers were not allowed to marry because the emperor was afraid that _________.
A、they were too young to marry
B、they would associate with Valentine
C、they wouldn’t want to join the army
D、they would defy the emperor’s order
4、【单选题】In the 1700's, unmarried women made five ______leaves to their pillows on the eve of Valentine's Day.
5、【单选题】In the Middle Ages, young men and women would wear their lovers’ names on their sleeves for _______.
1、【单选题】What is the symbol of the Valentine’s Day?
C、The shape of heart.
D、All of the above.
2、【单选题】In America, how many Valentine cards will be bought in a year?
A、Less than 900 million cards.
B、More than 900 million cards.
C、More than 600 million cards.
3、【单选题】How do children in America celebrate Valentine's Day?
C、Send valentine cards.
D、All of the above.
4、【单选题】What is the cost of printing a message in the newspaper to show one’s love? It's _______.
A、a few dollars
B、a few dollars in a local newspaper and 80 dollars in USA Today
C、80 dollars and more
5、【单选题】Boys reached into the container and pulled one piece of paper out. The girl whose name was written on the paper became his lover or sweet heart for________.
1、【单选题】Which of the following is not true of Easter?
A、It is a time for families to get together.
B、It is a time for family members to have a large meal.
C、It is a time when manufacturers of candy and chocolate can sell their products.
D、It is not a religious holiday.
2、【单选题】Which of the following is not one of the symbols of Easter?
3、【单选题】Easter is celebrated as the religious holiday commemorating ________.
A、the resurrection of Jesus Christ
B、Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem
C、the birth of Jesus Christ
D、the death of Jesus Christ
4、【单选题】Which month was dedicated to the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring, Eostre?
5、【单选题】A figure thrown into the Easter fire symbolizes ________.
1、【单选题】Easter itself was not widely celebrated in America until after _______.
A、the War of Independence
B、the Civil War
D、Second Seminole War
2、【单选题】What does Easter mean for children?
A、Easter eggs or chocolate eggs.
B、A large meal.
C、Some pocket money.
3、【单选题】The Romans celebrated the Easter season _______________.
A、by wearing red robes
B、by singing songs
C、by dancing around bonfire
D、by running races on an oval track
4、【单选题】The most famous Egg Rolling takes place _____________.
A、in Beverly Hill
C、on the White House Lawn
D、in Yellowstone National Park
5、【单选题】Many businesses give their employees almost ________off called Easter break.
1、【单选题】Nowadays, celebrating Japanese Girls’ Day is an opportunity for parents to display their ________ of children.
2、【单选题】When is Japanese Girls’ Day?
A、On January 1st.
B、On February 11th.
C、On March 3rd.
D、On May 5th.
3、【单选题】How do Japanese girls celebrate the festival?
A、They display their doll collections for a few days.
B、They turn out in the beautiful Japanese traditional clothes, kimonos.
C、They cook and prepare food for the dolls.
D、All of the above.
4、【单选题】Japanese Girls’ Day is celebrated when ________ flowers bloom.
5、【单选题】One of the origins of the festival goes back to the Chinese _________, and it was also a type of _______ in the Heian period.
A、purification rituals, poetry meeting
B、purification rituals, friends meeting
C、business rituals, poetry meeting
D、business rituals, friends meeting
1、【单选题】The most popular sets of Hina dolls generally cost around ________.
2、【单选题】The diamond-shaped rice cakes have 3 colors, generally_______.
A、blue, yellow and pink
B、blue, green and pink
C、red, green and white
D、yellow, green and white
3、【单选题】The dolls are meant to be __________.
4、【单选题】The flowers of the cherry trees begin to bloom from the south of Japan to the north part of the country ______________.
A、in February and March
B、in March and April
C、in April and May
D、in May and June
5、【单选题】These dolls represent a royal family in Japan about ________years ago, in Heian period.
1、【单选题】When is the Halloween holiday celebrated in North America?
A、On the evening of November 1st.
B、On the evening of October 31st.
C、On the evening of January 1st .
D、On the evening of November 31st .
2、【单选题】Why did the Catholic Church establish All Saints’ Day in the 9th century?
A、To honor Christian saints.
B、To honor their relatives.
C、To honor their parents.
D、To honor their ancestors.
3、【单选题】What have you learnt about Guy Fawkes’ Day?
A、It is celebrated on November 1.
B、It is an American patriotic holiday.
C、It has taken the place of New Year’s Day in England.
D、Children would burn effigies of Guy Fawkes on that day.
4、【单选题】Which one below does not belong to the Halloween decorations?
5、【单选题】Why did the trick-or-treaters vandalize the house in the past times on Halloween night?
A、Because no treats were produced.
B、Because the treats met with their disapproval.
C、Both A and B.
D、Neither A nor B.
1、【单选题】Where did the word “Halloween” originate from?
A、It originated from the ancient Egypt.
B、It originated from the ancient Babylon.
C、It originated from Scotland.
D、It originated from the Catholic Church.
2、【单选题】Which one below is true about Samhain?
A、It’s the Scottish New Year.
B、It’s said that the disembodied spirits would destroy the people’s houses on that day.
C、It’s said that the disembodied spirits would find living bodies to possess on that day.
D、It’s said that the disembodied spirits would come back to ask for the candy on that day.
3、【单选题】Who is Pomona?
A、She is the Roman goddess of fruit and trees.
B、She is the Roman goddess of the spring.
C、She is the Greek goddess of the sun.
D、She is the Greek goddess of the river.
4、【单选题】Where’s the custom "trick-or-treating" derived from?
A、It’s derived from the Irish Celts.
B、It’s derived from a ninth-century European custom.
C、It’s derived from the Catholic Church.
D、It’s derived from a ninth-century Roman custom.
5、【单选题】What did the Devil give to Stingy Jack in Hell?
A、A hollowed out turnip.
B、An ember in a hollowed out turnip.
C、An ember in a hollowed out pumpkin.
D、An ember straight from the fires of Hell.
1、【单选题】Seeking a better life, the Separatists negotiated with a London company to finance them.
2、【单选题】During their first winter, over half of the settlers died of or epidemics.
3、【单选题】The women of the settlement were responsible for at the harvest festival.
4、【单选题】proclaimed a National Day of Thanksgiving in 1789.
5、【单选题】Franklin Roosevelt changed the date of Thanksgiving Day in order to create a .
1、【单选题】Which country became the nation’s first Southern state to adopt Thanksgiving Day in 1855?
2、【单选题】On Thanksgiving Day, the Americans eat delicious turkeys and talk about .
A、the good old days
B、the history of this country
C、the latest politics
D、the interesting TV programs
3、【单选题】The best and most attractive dishes on Thanksgiving Day were roast turkey and .
4、【单选题】The Pilgrims made pumpkin pudding sweetened with .
5、【单选题】The turkey tradition was pushed by .
1、【单选题】The traditional colors of Christmas are ______.
A、black and white
B、green and red
C、white and blue
D、yellow and red
2、【单选题】In ancient Rome, people used decorative wreaths as ______.
A、a sign of victory and celebration
B、a sign of having people at home
C、a sing of a workplace
D、a sign used in the church
3、【单选题】What things are used in Christmas decorations?
C、The Christmas wreath.
D、All of the above.
4、【单选题】Many Christmas customs that are popular in the United States and Canada originated in ______.
B、the United Kingdom
5、【单选题】What do people do for Christmas?
A、Schools and colleges close for two weeks.
B、Business firms are lenient about giving leave to employees for the Christmas visit to their homes.
C、Parents welcome their children and grandchildren home and often open their doors to friends and strangers.
D、All of the above.
1、【单选题】Christmas, is the annual Christian holiday commemorating the birth of ______.
D、the first king
2、【单选题】God decided to allow his only son, Jesus Christ, to be born to a human mother and live on earth so that ______.
A、people could understand God better
B、people could learn to love God
C、people could learn to love each other more
D、all of the above
3、【单选题】The mistletoe and holly are important symbols of ______.
4、【单选题】Saint Nicholas died on _____.
5、【单选题】In fact, who puts presents into children's empty stockings?
C、The children's father or uncle.
D、None of the above.