大学英语四级考试预测试卷（ 大学英语四级考试预测试卷（一）Model Test One Part ⅡReading Comprehension (Skimming and Scanning) (15 minutes) Fast Food Nutrition: Guide to Making Healthy Choices Fast food nutrition（营养） — is it possible? （营养） 1. For many people, the main reason to eat at fast food restaurants is that fast food is ____________. A) nutritious B) cheap C) high in calories D) full of vitamins 2. According to the passage, maintaining a healthy diet in a fast food restaurant can be achieved by ____________. A) drinking sodas B) enjoying dressings C) eating French Fries D) choosing healthy menu items 3. Where can the nutritional information be found if one wants to order before arriving at the restaurant? A) On the menu. B) On the post. C) On the web site. D) In the restaurant. 4. Which of the following option is healthier? A) In the restaurants B) At home. C) When they sit down. D) When they stand up. 5. Under which condition will people eat less food? A) Salad with cheeses. B) Salad with meats. C) Salad with fruits. D) Salad with heavy dressings. 6. Which of the following is NOT a way to avoid eating too much? A) Cut back on your earlier meal. B) Leave some meal on the plate. C) Separate the meal before eating. D) Take some meal back home. 7. What’s the passage mainly about? A) How to have a healthy diet when eating out. B) Don’t order too much when eating out. C) Nutrition in fast food restaurants. D) What to order n fast food restaurants. 8. In order not to be tempted to overeat, you are encouraged to_______________________ , which is often called “half sizes”. 9. Sharing dishes with dining partners helps you avoid overeating while enabling you to __________________. 10. What is most important, eating out should always be regarded as part of one’s_________________Part Ⅲ Listening Comprehension Passage One Questions 26 to 28 are based on the passage you have just heard.
26. A) They have failed completely. B) They have proven highly successful. C) They have met with difficulties but brought hope. D) They have received no response from the scientists. 27. A) Food and sleeping area. B) Producing young pandas and food. C) Environment and illness. D) Bad weather and bamboo supply. 28. A) Planting of new bamboo and a new emergency allocation. B) The physical rescue effort and massive fund-raising effort. C) Rescue of pandas and independent fund drives. D) Spreading meat as bamboo substitute and treating sick pandas. Passage Two Questions 29 to 31 are based on the passage you have just heard. 29. A) A supermarket manager. B) A detective. C) A police commissioner. D) A police patrolman. 30. A) He has retired to another state. B) He divorced his wife. C) He was killed in a robbery. D) He committed suicide. 31. A) He advocates the sale of guns. B) He believes Americans have a right to own guns. C) He thinks handguns solely contribute to violent crimes. D) He insists that the private citizens not possess handguns. Passage Three Questions 32 to 35 are based on the passage you have just heard. 32. A) Because Disney parks are a universal attraction. B) Because they are treated in such a way as to enjoy themselves. C) Because they are invited there for celebration. D) Because they are served with good snack food. 33. A) They learn how to construct a Disney Park. B) They are shown the layout of the Park. C) They learn how the company has developed. D) They are informed of different management executives. 34. A) The company wants every employee to help the guests enjoy the tour. B) The company does not take an ordinary job for granted. C) The employees want to present their best before the guests. D) The employees of Disney Park are very strict with themselves. 35. A) They sell ice cream. B) They take tickets. C) They take up any special service jobs. D) They see to the company’s management. Part ⅣReading Comprehension (Reading in Depth) (25 minutes) Passage One Questions 57 to 61 are based on the following passage. In some ways, the United States has made spectacular progress. Fires no longer destroy 注意：实考中此部分试题在答题卡 2 上作答。
57. The examples in the first paragraph indicate that ________. B) the Chicago Fire and the Peshtigo Fire took place on the same night 58. According to the passage, the reason why so many Americans die in fires is that_______ . C) they did not attach great importance to fighting fires 59. It can be inferred from the passage that_______ . A) fire safety lessons should be aimed at American adults as well 60. According to the passage, what should the United States learn from Japan? D) Birth Control. 61. To deal with the fire problems in America, the author suggests_____ . B) counting more on laws and social pressure Passage Two Questions 62 to 66 are based on the following passage. Things are seldom what they seem. A case in point is the use of laborsaving household 注意：实考中此部分试题在答题卡 2 上作答。
答题卡 62. The passage mainly discusses________ . B) the case that laborsaving appliances do not actually save labor 63. Which of the following statement is true according to the second paragraph? A) A group of machines changed the lives of housewives. 64. It can be inferred from the third paragraph that________ . B) the housework revolution turns out to be only an illusion 65. While survey research has now become much more sophisticated, ______. C) it does not reveal much change in the average amount of time for housework 66. What can account for the reduction of hours American housewives spend on housework? D) Housewives’full-time employment in the labor force.大学英语四级考试预测试卷（ 大学英语四级考试预测试卷（二） Model Test TwoPassage One Questions 26 to 28 are based on the passage you have just heard. 26. A) The influence of Japan on American society. B) The influence of the US on Japanese society. C) The mixing of two cultures seen in both societies. D) Disney characters in Japan. 27. A) American food. B) Japanese food. C) The brand of a Japanese car. D) A name of one of the Disney’s famous characters. 28. A) It’s about Japanese history. B) It’s about the restaurants under the sea. C) It’s about the famous Disney characters under the sea. D) It’s about the scene at the bottom of the sea around Japan. Passage Two Questions 29 to 31 are based on the passage you have just heard.
29. A) Fifty people were killed. B) A lot of people were injured. C) Nothing was damaged. D) Properties worth more than 50,000 dollars were lost. 30. A) Someone deliberately put explosives in the laboratory. B) Gas leaked from underneath into the laboratory. C) The authorities were not anxious to better the laboratory conditions. D) Some dangerous chemicals started the explosion. 31. A) The defects in gas pipes should have been found and repaired, and the laboratory inspected regularly. B) The university should have more responsible person on holiday. C) The laboratory should have been used every day. D) There should have been a warning system. Passage Three Questions 32 to 35 are based on the passage you have just heard. 32. A) People who do research in sociology. B) People who enjoy social life. C) People who are fond of being with others. D) People who are successful in society. 33. A) Because they know young people prefer different colors than the old. B) Because they think men more like variable colors than women. C) Because they want to manufacture more products whose colors can make people willing to buy. D) Because they want to make their products more beautiful. 34. A) They react to the color of an object before they react to the shape. B) They react to the shape of an object before they react to the color. C) They react to the color and the shape of an object at the same time. D) They are only interested with the shape of an object. 35. A) Red. B) Blue. C) Green. D) Orange.Section B Passage One Questions 57 to 61 are based on the following passage. Perhaps no single monument in the USA is as famous as the Statue of Liberty. Standing on a 57. Which of the following is the best title for this passage? A) Statue of Liberty. B) Gateway to the USA C) Ellis Island. D) Immigrants of the USA. 58. What is the possible meaning of the word “colossal”? A) Miniature. B) Colorful. C) Enormous. D) Beautiful. 59. Why did immigrants looked upon Ellis Island with dread? A) Because they might be denied admission to the USA.
B) Because they could not speak a word of English. C) Because husbands and wives might be recognized. D) Because they were suspected. 60. What is implied in paragraph 4? A) New York City was paved with gold. B) Immigrants of the same nationality or religion lived in the same buildings. C) Immigrants lived everywhere. D) Some immigrants were disappointed at New York City. 61. Which of the following statements is NOT true? A) The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France. B) The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of American freedom and individualism. C) The Statue of Liberty is the monument in the USA. D) The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of American democracy. Passage Two Questions 62 to 66 are based on the following passage. Negotiations between the United States and Canada over air pollution may put the American 注意：实考中此部分试题请在答题卡 2 上作答。
答题卡 62. The differences between the Americans and the Canadians lie in __________. A) the deadline of the negotiations B) the limit of pollutant emission C) the date to implement the agreement. D) the share that each side should take in solving the problem 63. The passage implies that___________. A) the Canadians would be willing to compromise B) the Americans would be willing to compromise C) neither the Canadians nor the Americans would be willing to compromise D) the negotiations made no progress 64. The Canadians would like to use the___________ draft as their negotiation basis. A) first B) second C) third D) final 65. The present yearly emission of wet sulfate per hectare of surface water is about _________. A) 11 kilograms B) 22 kilograms C) 14 to 22 kilograms D) 14 kilograms 66. Which of the following would be best used for the title of the passage? A) Compromises Have to Be Made to Reach An Agreement. B) Negotiations over Air Pollution. C) The Americans’ Tough Stand in Negotiations. D) Air Pollution Clouds US Canadian Relations.大学英语四级考试预测试卷（ 大学英语四级考试预测试卷（三）Reading Comprehension (Skimming and Scanning) (15 minutes) Living in the UK We have always invested a great deal of effort and resources into the welfare and quality of Role of the British Council Part Ⅱ
The Council’s headquarters,based in central London,organizes trips,courses and other activities for overseas visitors. It also publishes a book called “How to live in Britain”. 注意：实考中此部分试题在答题卡 1 上作答。
答题卡 1. The purpose of the passage is to __________.provide help to improve overseas students’ welfare and lifequality in the university.2. Which is not true of the International Office of Brunel University? Its help only goes to those who live in the university. 3. A Students’ Union can help students in all the following way except __________. Finding a job in it. 4. Students who want to participate in a recruitment activity can contact __________. The Office of Minority Affairs. 5. Students who want to get the information about the Council Tax should go to __________. A. Information and Advice Centers 6. At a Christmas Party, students can do all of the following except __________. Winning prizes. 7. Which of the following is true about overseas students’ medical care in the UK? A. Cost for treatment of an illness developed before one comes to the UK is not covered by the university. 8. Students’ emotional problems may be solved by_______________________ . 9. Participation in one of the many Student Activities Board committees can develop students’ __________________. 10. The role of the British Council is to _____________________. Part Ⅲ Listening Comprehension (35minutes) Passage One Question 26 to 28 are based on the passage you have just heard. 26. B）The two major parties often have the same platform. 27. D) It is a statement of goals. 28. A) To nominate candidates. Passage Two Question 29 to 31 are based on the passage you have just heard. 29. B) Balloons for recreation. 30. D) They may go up in flames. 31. A) Watch for changes in weather. Passage Three Question 32 to 35 are based on the passage you have just heard. 32. A) More jobs could be provided than before. 33. A) Around 1,400. 34. B) Sweden. 35. C）The invention of paper is of great significance to man. Section B Passage One Questions 52 to 56 are based on the following passage: For well over 2000 years the world’s great religions have taught the virtues of a trusting heart.
52. A cynic, according to the passage,is a person . C) who usually has doubts about the people around him 53. According to the passage,if you think that people will mistreat you,you will always find it . B) true 54. The author’s intention in writing the passage is to. D) persuade people to be trustful 55. According to the author,people with trusting hearts are. B) less likely to get heart diseases 56. The book by Meyer Friedman and Ray H. Rosenman most probably discusses. D) heart diseases and death rate Passage Two Questions 57 to 61 are based on the following passage: One problem with much personality research is that it examines and rates whatever traits the 注意：实考中此部分试题在答题卡 2 上作答。
答题卡 57. What can we learn from the first paragraph? D) Most people can be classified as one kind of personality or another according to certain pattern. 58. “trade-mark”(Line 2,Para.3)most probably means________. C) the most representative 59. Most people’s self-ratings about their personality are_________ . A) similar to what their parents and peers think them to be 60. People who rated themselves as friendly are most probably______. C) more cooperative 61. Which of the following statement is true according to Bem and David Funder’s “ideal” matching strategy. B) People rated as helpful often adopt a cooperative strategy in life.大学英语四级考试预测试卷（ 大学英语四级考试预测试卷（四）Part Ⅲ Listening Comprehension (35 minutes) Passage One Questions 26 to 28 are based on the passage you have just heard. 26. C) 1869. 27.D) The quality and the price. 28. C) Clothes. Passage Two Questions 29 to 31 are based on the passage you have just heard. 29D) A communications satellite in orbit round the earth. 30.B) Microwaves travel in straight lines and do not follow the curve of the earth’s surface. 31. A) About 50 kilometers. Passage Three Questions 32 to 35 are based on the passage you have just heard. 32.B) It became the first completely automatic railway in the world. 33. D) A machine. 34. B) To start the train and to drive it when necessary. 35. A) It will stop automatically. Section B Passage One
Questions 57 to 61 are based on the following passage. What is science fiction? To begin with, the following definition should be helpful: science 注意：实考中此部分试题在答题卡 2 上作答。
答题卡 57. Science fiction is called a literary sub-class because it _______. D) shares characteristics with other types of prose fiction 58. Which of the following does NOT usually contribute to the theme in a piece of science fiction? C) Rhyme. 59. An appropriate title for the passage would be_______. A) Definition of Science Fiction 60. The author’s definition suggests that all science fiction deals with________. B) the same topics addressed by novels and short stories 61. According to the passage, which of the following conclusions is true? B) Science fiction attracts us in much the same way a story or novel does. Passage Two Questions 62 to 66 are based on the following passage. The American economic system is organized around a basically private enterprise, market 62. What can we learn from the first paragraph? D) Americans want to increase the purchasing power of their incomes. 63. What is the main idea of the second paragraph? D) Supply and demand regulate prices. 64. According to the passage, a private enterprise economy is characterized by _____. A) private property and rights concerned 65. The passage is mainly about_______ . C) how American economic system works 66. The word “embraces” (Line 4, Para. 3) may convey the meaning of______ . B) includes大学英语四级考试预测试卷（五） 学英语四级考试预测试卷（Reading Comprehension (Skimming and Scanning) (15 minutes) I Said,Honey,Are You Listening to Me? From the start of their marriage,Jeremy Gaylord had a habit of walking away from his 1. How many couples are mentioned as examples in the passage? D) four 2. Of the four ADHD patients, who would always be late for dates? B) Aaron 3. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of ADHD? D) They cannot inspire love or affection. 4. What does Phillip Manuel do to make a living?B) Jazz singer. 5. The first thing attracted Janice in Phillip Manuel was his____________. C) energy. 6. Which essential to ADHD patients in addition to medication? A) Education. 7. What’s the main idea of the passage? C) Typical examples of ADHD and possible treatment. 8. John’s and Winnie’s first child is due____________________ . 9. Medication has been a marriage-saver for_______________________________________ . 10. ADHD stands for_______________________________________________. Part Ⅲ Listening Comprehension (35 minutes) Part Ⅱ
Passage One Questions 26 to 28 are based on the passage you have just heard. 26. .D) Henry Ford. 27. C) In 1908,5 years after Henry started his motor company. 28. A) Because they can reduce the price of a great many products. Passage Two Questions 29 to 31 are based on the passage you have just heard. 29. A) Shoes. 30. B) Free. 31. C) Lead. Passage Three Questions 32 to 35 are based on the passage you have just heard. 32.C) She is studying Spanish.33. B) By coach. 34. D) Madrid. 35.D) Robert spent very little money on his trip to the US. Section B Questions 57 to 61 are based on the following passage. Perhaps the most striking quality of satiric literature is its freshness,its originality of 57. What does the passage mainly discuss? D) Reasons for the popularity of satire. 58. Why does the author mention Don Quixote,Brave New World and A Modest Proposal? A) They are famous examples of satiric literature. 59. Which of the following can be found in satiric literature? B) Commonly accepted values from new perspectives. 60. According to the passage,there is a need for satire because people need to be________ . C) reminded that popular ideas are often inaccurate 61. What can we infer from the last sentence of the passage? C) It is a necessity for the satiric literature to exist. Passage Two Questions 62 to 66 are based on the following passage. In 1820s,many mothers believed that spoiled children stood in danger of spiritual ruin. At 62. The purpose of this article is to_________.A) inform63. According to the article, how can children avoid being spiritually ruined?C) By breaking their will.64. Calvin is mentioned in this article to show ________.A) the origin of the stern outlook of the Puritans65. What can we learn from the example in paragraph 2?C) The child could be molded to have the right character.66. The author suggests that 19th century parents were chiefly interested in a child’s.B) acquiring good character traits