2016年春季中级口译阅读真题(一)

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2018-10-16

Questions1—5Drunkendriving—sometimescalledAmerica’ssociallyacceptedformofmurder—endrivers,addinguptoanincredible250,,judgeswerenotsevereinmostcourts,butthedeathscausedbydrunkendrivinghaverecentlycausedsomanywell-publicizedtragedies,especiallyinvolvingyoungchildren,,,thenumberofpeoplekilledby18-20year-olddriversmorethandoubled,,however,fearthatraisingthedrinkingagewillhavelittleeffectunlessaccompaniedbyeducationalprogramstohelpyoungpeopletodevelop“responsibleattitudes”,inmanyareasalready,ustomerwhowas“obviouslydrunk”andlaterdroveofftheroad,,someAmericansareevenbeginningtospeakwellofthe13yearsofnationalprohibitionofalcoholthatbeganin1919,whatPresidentHoovercalledthe“nobleexperiment”.Theyforgetthatlegalprohibitiondidn’tstopdrinking,,(A)Increasingaccidentsattractsomuchpublicity.(B)Thenewsmediahavehighlightedtheproblem.(C)Judgesaregivingmoreseveresentences.(D)“well-publicized”()isclosestinmeaningto______.(A)well-known(B)recentlycirculated(C)generallyaccepted(D)______.(A)manydriverswerenotoflegalage(B)youngdriverswereoftenbaddrivers(C)thelegaldrinkingagewastoberaised(D)______.(A)reducedthenumberofconvictions(B)resultedinfewerdeathsontheroad(C)preventedbarsfromservingdrunkencustomers(D),whyistheproblemofdrinkinganddrivingdifficulttosolve(A)Alcoholiseasilyobtained.(B)Drinkingislinkedtothedrugtrade.(C)Legalprohibitionhasalreadyfailed.(D)Legislationaloneisnotsufficient.参考答案:。