Directions: There are 20 blanks in the following passage. For each blank there are four choices marked [A], [B], [C] and[D] on the right side of the paper. You should choose the ONE that best fits into the passage. Then mark the corresponding letter on Answer Sheet 2 with a single line through the center.
Most people would be 62 by the high quality of medicine 63 to most Americans. There is a lot of specialization, a great deal of 64 to the
individual, a 65 amount of advanced technical equipment, and 66 effort not to make mistakes because of the financial risk which doctors and hospitals must 67 in the courts if they 68 things badly.
But the Americans are in a mess. The problem is the way in 69 health care is organized and 70 .71 to public belief it is not just a free competition system. The private system has been joined a large public system, because private care was simply not 72 the less fortunate and the elderly.
But even with this huge public part of the system, 73 this year will eat up 84.5 billion dollars—more than 10 per cent of the U.S. budget--large numbers of Americans are left 74 These include about half the 11million unemployed and those who fail to meet the strict limits 75 income fixed by a government trying to make savings where it can.
The basic problem, however, is that there is no central control 76 the health system. There is no 77 to what doctors and hospitals charge for their services, other than what the public is able to pay. The number of doctors has shot up and prices have climbed. When faced with toothache, a sick child, or a heart attack, all the unfortunate person concerned can do is 78 up. Two-thirds 0f the population 79 covered by medical insurance. Doctors charge as much as they want 80 that the insurance company will pay the bill. The rising cost of medicine in the U.S. is among the most worrying problems facing the country. In 1981the country’s health bill climbed 15.9 per cent—about twice as fast as prices 81 general.
[A] run into
[B] come into
[A] to finance
[C] the finance
[D] to be financed
[A] looking for
[B] looking into
[C] looking after
[D] looking over
[A] to pay
[C] to be paid
[D] to have paid
[A] is being
[C] have been
[B] to know
[C] they know
67.C词义辨析题。本句的意思是：“医生和医院将__________财政风险。”run into意为“偶遇”，come into意为“得到”，face意为“面临”，de母意为“违抗”，所以C正确。
68.D词义辨析题。treat意为“对待”，deal意为“处理”，常与介词with搭配，maneuver意为“操作”，handle意为“处理”，等同于to deal with，故选D。
69.A逻辑衔接题。which引导的定语从句修饰the way。The way作先行词时，引导词有三种用法：in which，that或省略引导词，故选A。
71.A词义辨析题。Contrary to意为“和……相反”;0pposeto，averse to，object to都意为“反对”。根据句意，医疗系统是和大众观点相反的，而不是反对大众观点，故A正确。
72.C惯用搭配题。look for意为“寻找”，look into意为“调查”，look after意为“照顾”，look over意为“检查”，
73.A逻辑衔接题。which引导一个非限定性定语从句，修饰名词this huge public part of the system。非限定性定语从句不能用that引导，所以A正确。
74.B惯用搭配题。leave over意为“剩下”，leave out意为“遗漏，排除”，leave off意为“停止”，结合句意“很多美国人被排除在外”可知，B正确。
78.A动词时态题。该句的主干是all the person can do is…，所填部分为表语，且时态为一般现在时，故选A。pay up意为“全部付清”。