英语专业八级人文知识[5]

1.The Romans brought ____ to England after they invaded the British Isles.
A Buddhism
B Islamism
C Christianity
D Catholicism

2. The Chartist Movement took its name from____
A The Agreement of the People
B The Bill of Rights
C The People’s Charter
D The Great Chart

3. The Hundred Years’ War between Britain and France was fought ____
A from1327 to 1453
B from 1337 to 1453
C from 1347 to 1453
D 1357 to 1453

4. ____is usually considered as the national symbol of New Zealand.
A The kiwi
B Lake Taupo
C Mount Cook
D Auckland

5. ____was written by Jane Austin.
A Jane Eyre
B Emma
C Wuthering Heights
D Middlemarch

6. _____is written by Theodore Dreiser.
A A Pslam of Life
B Sister Carrie
C Moby Dick
D Emma

7. ____ wrote The Grapes of Wrath.
A John Steinbeck
B Eugene O’Neil
C. F.Scott Fitzgerald
D Theodore Dreiser

8. Which of the following is not a compound word?
A landlord
B riverbed
C throughout
D unbelievable

9.Which of the following groups are complementary antonyms?
A good-bad
B buy-sell
C above-below
D boy-girl

10 ____can be defined as the study of how speakers use the sentences of the language to effect successful communication.
A semantics
B pragmatics
C applied linguistics
D sociolinguistics


答案
CCBAB BADDB
英国内战(1642-1646)

1.On August 22, 1642, the First Civil War began. The king’s men were called Cavaliers, and the supporters of Parliament were called Roundheads.

1642.8.22,第一次内战爆发,支持国王者被成为“骑士派”,支持议会者被成为“圆颅派”。

2.Charles was tried by a High Court of Justice, found guilty of have levied war against his kingdom and the Parliament, condemned to death, and executed on a scaffold outside the Banqueting House at Whitehall on January 30, 1649.

查尔斯在一级高级法院受审,犯有对王国和议会发动战争之罪,被判死刑,并于1649.1.30在宴会宫窗外的绞刑架上绞死。