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Projections issued in 2000 showed the world population (1)___________from 6.1 billion in 2000, to 7.9 billion in 2050. “High” and “low” projections for 2025 are 8.4 billion and 7.5 billion respectively. The average world birth rate is projected to (2)___________from the 1990 level of 26 per 1,000 to 22 per 1,000 at the .end of the century and to 17.6 per 1,000 in 2025 (corresponding to a fall in TFH from 3.3 in 1990 to 2.1 in 2025). Because of the (3)___________share of the population at high-mortality ages, the average world death Tate is expected to decline only (4)___________; from 9 (per 1,000) in 1990 to 8.4 in 2025. Average world (5)___________expectancy, however, is projected to rise from 65 years in 1990 to 71.3 years in 2025. Wide (6)___________in population growth will undoubtedly persist. In the developed world, population growth will continue to be very low and in some nations will (7)___________decline. Western Europe as a whole is projected to have a declining population after 2000. U.S. Census Bureau projections, assuming middle fertility and (8)___________levels, show U.S. (9)___________increasing from 250 million in’ 1990 to 349 million in 2025 and 420 million in 2050. Thereafter, (10)___________would be virtually zero.
From the four phrases – A, B, C or D– choose the one that best completes the sentence.
CAR CATCHES FIRE
Three people jumped … …( 1) a car on a busy Oxford road after a fire started under the bonnet this morning. They were just able to rescue their possessions before the car burst into … …..(2). Mr. Peter Collins, 25, of Wey Road, Berinsfield …….(3) his Avenger astate car home … ….(4) work with two friends when he noticed smoke coming into the car. He stopped, … …(5) was unable to open the bonnet. He poured a bottle of water over the radiator where the smoke was coming from, but could not put out the flames. He then …… (6) to get fire extinguishers from a nearby…… …(7) , but ….(8) also failed to have any effect. ….(9) he telephoned for a ….(10) , but by the time it arrived, the car was totally burned out.
Choose the word which best fits each gap of the passage.
Although all Americans do not (1) … the same way, their speech has enough in common that American English can be recognized as a (2) … of English distinct from British English, Australian English and other national varieties. American English has grown up with the country. It began to (3) ….. from British English during its colonial beginnings and (4) …. regional differences and ethnic flavor. Today it (5) … ….other languages and other varieties of English because it is the medium by which the attractions of American culture – its literature, (6) ….pictures and television programs – are transmitted to the world.
Read the passage below carefully and choose the best answer
Langston Hughes was one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century. He was born in Joplin, Missouri, and moved to Cleveland at the age of 14. Several years later he spent one year in Mexico before attending Columbia University in New York. For a few years after that, he roamed the world as a seaman, visiting portsaround the world and writing some poetry. He returned to the United States and attended Lincoln University, where he won the Witter Bynner Prize for undergraduate poetry. After graduating in 1928, he traveled to Spain and to Russia with the help of a Guggenheim fellowship. His novels include Not without Laughter (1930) and The Big Sea (1940). He wrote an autobiography in 1956 and also published several collections of poetry. The collections include The Weary Blues (1926), The Dream Keeper (1932),
Read the passage below carefully. Then choose the correct answer: A, B, C or D that best answers the question about the passage.
When we were in England last year, I went fishing with my friend, Peter. Early in the morning we were sitting quietly by the side of the lake when we had an unpleasant surprise. We saw a duck come along with three ducklings padding cheerfully behind her. As we watched them, there was a sudden swirl in the water. We caught a glimpse of the vicious jaws of a pike- a fish which is rather like a freshwater shark- and one of the ducklings was dragged below the surface.
Read the passage, then choose the correct answers.
No one knows the limits of population that the earth can support. Thomas Malthus, an English economist, developed a theory that became widely accepted in the nineteenth century. He suggested that because world population tended to increase more rapidly than the food supply, a continual strain was exerted upon available resources. Malthus cited wars, famines, epidemics, and other diseases as the usual limitations of population growth.
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Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word or phrase that is CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined part in each of the followings.
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