2015年考研英语二真题及答案:完形填空

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2015年考研英语二真题及答案:完形填空

Section I Use of English
Directions:

Read the following textChoose the best word(s)for each numbered blank and mark ABC or D on ANSWER SHEET 1(10 points)

In our contemporary culturethe prospect of communicating with-or even looking at-a stranger is virtually unbearable Everyone around us seems to agree by the way they fiddle with their phoneseven without a 1 underground

Its a sad reality-our desire to avoid interacting with other human beings-because theres 2 to be gained from talking to the strange r standing by you. But you wouldnt know it, 3 into your phone. This universal armor sends the 4 :Please dont approach me.

What is it that makes us feel we need to hide 5 our screens?

One answer is fear, according to Jon Wortmann, executive mental coach We fear rejectionor that our innocent social advances will be 6 as creep, We fear well be 7 We fear well be disruptive.

Strangers are inherently 8 to usso we are more likely to feel 9 when communicating with them compared with our friends and acquaintances To avoid this anxiety, we 10 to our phones. Phones become our security blanketWortmann says. They are our happy glasses that protect us from what we perceive is going to be more 11 .

But once we rip off the band-aidtuck our smart phones in our pockets and look upit doesnt 12 so bad. In one 2011 experimentbehavioral scientists Nicholas Epley and Juliana Schroeder asked commuters to do the unthinkable: Start a 13 . They had Chicago train commuters talk to their fellow 14 . When Dr.Epley and Ms. Schroeder asked other people in the same train station to 15 how they would feel after talking to a stranger, the commuters thought their 16 would be more pleasant if they sat on their own, the New York Times summarizes. Though the participants didnt expect a positive experience, after they 17 with the experiment, not a single person reported having been snubbed.

18 , these commutes were reportedly more enjoyable compared with those sans communication, which makes absolute sense, 19 human beings thrive off of social connections. Its that 20 : Talking to strangers can make you feel connected.

1. [A] ticket [B] permit [C]signal [D] record

2. [A] nothing [B] link [C]another [D] much

3. [A] beaten [B] guided [C]plugged [D] brought

4. [A] message [B] cede [C]notice [D] sign

5. [A] under [B] beyond [C] behind [D] from

6. [A] misinterprete [B] misapplied [C] misadjusted [D] mismatched

7. [A] fired [B] judged [C] replaced [D] delayed

8. [A] unreasonable [B] ungreatful [C] unconventional [D] unfamiliar

9. [A] comfortable [B] anxious [C] confident [D] angry

10. [A] attend [B] point [C] take [D] turn

11. [A] dangerous [B] mysterious [C] violent [D] boring

12. [A] hurt [B] resis [C] bend [D] decay

13. [A] lecture [B] conversation [C] debate [D] negotiation

14. [A] trainees [B] employees [C] researchers [D] passengers

15. [A] reveal [B] choose [C] predictl [D] design

16. [A] voyage [B] flight [C] walk [D] ride

17. [A] went through [B] did away [C] caught up [D] put up

18. [A] In turn [B] In particular [C]In fact [D] In consequence

19. [A] unless [B] since [C] if [D] whereas

20. [A] funny [B] simple [C] logical [D] rare

参考答案:
1. signal 2. Much 3. plugged 4. message 5. behind

6. misinterpreted 7. judged 8. unfamiliar 9. anxious 10. turn

11. dangerous 12. hurt 13. Conversation 14. passengers

15. predict 16. ride 17. went through 18. in fact

19. since 20. simple




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