英语四级完形填空练习及详解(11)

 Cloze 11
   
    We have spoken of marriage as a formal contract. It should be noted, however, that this contract does not  1  the same form in different societies. In Western societies, the  2 of a man and a woman  3  given the status of legal marriage by being registered by an official  4  by the state.In some African so cieties,  5  , marriage has nothing to do 6 an official registration of this kind but is legalized by the formal 7 of goods. Generally 8 is the bridegroom who is required to make a 9 of goods to the bride's kin(亲戚), though sometimes a payment is 10 made by the bridegroom's kin to that of the bride. Among the Nuer, a 11 living in Southern Sudan, the payment made to the bride's kin, 12 as bridewealth, is in the 13 of cattle. Once the 14 of  bridewealth is agreed 15 , and the formal payment is made, the marriage becomes a 16 union and the offspring of the union become the acceptable 17 of the husband.They remain 18 children even 19 the wife subsequently leaves him to live with 20 man.
   
    1.A.make        B.get        C.take        D.do
   
    2.A.condition     B.difference    C.union        D.divorce
   
    3.A.is        B. are        C.was        D.were
   
    4.A.recognizing    B.recognize    C.to recognize        D.recognized
   
    5.A.however     B.yet        C.though        D.still
   
    6.A.with        B.from      C.for        D.to
   
    7.A.exchange    B.contact        C.communication        D.connection
   
    8.A.that      B.this        C.one        D.it
   
    9.A.money    B.payment    C.cost      D.consumption
   
    10.A.also        B.too        C.either        D.as well
   
    11.A.a person     B.a people     C.a man        D.a couple
   
    12.A.called    B.known      C.named        D.looked
   
    13.A.shape     B.size        C.form        D.type
   
    14.A.amount    B.number        C.figure        D.volume
   
    15.A.upon        B.with        C.to        D.for
   
    16.A.legal        B.casual        C.direct        D.progressive
   
    17.A.bride    B.cattle        C.wealth        D.children
   
    18.A.his        B.her        C.their      D.one’s
   
    19.A.before    B.because    C.while        D.if
   
    20.A.other    B.another        C.more        D.farther