Choices for after-class reading
(1-10 英美文化 11-17 雾都孤儿 18-23 简爱 24-30 呼啸山庄 31-40 远大前程 ) 1. What the Englishmen usually talk about in their daily life is____. A. price B. tax C. weather 2.
Most British couples go to ____ to have their wedding ceremony. A. church B. concert C. registry office 3. The British people traditionally like to live in ____. A. high buildings B. small houses C. big houses 4. Big Ben was named after ____. A Christopher Wren B Benjamin Hall C Ben John 5. The most popular sport in America is ____. A baseball B basketball C football 6. The river Thames is in ____. A Wales B Scotland C England 7. The Industrial Revolution started in ______. A the Great Britain B the United States C Canada 8. The U.S. is called a “melting pot” because____ A its steel industry is highly developed B it is an important economic center of the world C people from different races live there together 9.The capital of the UK is________ A Birmingham B Liverpool C London 10.The capital of the USA is _________ A Washington,D.C B New York C Alaska 11.Oliver Twist is written by____________ writer Charles Dickens in 1838. A. British B American C German 12.Oliver was born into a life of __________ a workhouse in an unnamed town. A richness and happiness B health and happiness C poverty and misfortune 13. Oliver can’t ignore the abuse of the boss, he escaped to _____. A Birmingham B Liverpool C London 14. In the prison, Oliver got badly hurt and Mr. Brownlow felt very _________after he was set free. A unhappy B satisfied C guilty 15. _______ paid Fagin to trap Oliver into a life of crime. A Monks B Mr. Brownlow C Merry 16. The death of ____made the thief gang came to an end in Oliver Twist. Fagin was arrested and died soon. A Nancy B Mr. Brownlow C Merry 17. The most important information implied in the novel Oliver Twist is that___ A Goodness could conquer every difficulty and love can make the world go around B The society is full of evils and we can’t believe everyone. C The life of upper-class society is corrupt. 18.The author of Jane Eyre is----------
A. Jane Austin B. Charles Dickens C. Charlotte Bront? D. Emmey Bront? 19. After Jane’s parents were dead, who adopted her? A. Her grandmother B. Her stepmother C. Her uncle D. Her cousins 20.What was Jane when she lived at Thornfield Hall? A. a nurse B. a tailor (裁缝) C. a governess(女教师) D. a housekeeper 21.Who was Jane’s employer? A. Edward Rochester B. St. John Rivers C. Mrs Reed D. Mr Brocklehurst 22.Why did Jane leave Mr Rochester though she loved him deeply? A. Because Mrs Rochester was alive. B. Because Mr Rochester treated her badly. C. Because Mr Rochester did not love her. D. Because they were not equal. 23. What can we learn from Jane Eyre? A. Her self-respect and self-independence B. Her selfishness C. Her coolness D. Her greediness 24.Wuthering heights is written by____________. A. Jane Eyer B. Emily Bronte C. Jane Austen D. Thomas Hardy 25 Wuthering heights is a_________ story. A. love B. war C. love and revenge D. adventure 26. The hero of Wuthering heights is__________. A. Mr.Earnshaw B. Catherine Earnshaw C. Heathcliff D. Mr Linton 27. Heathcliff was adopted by __________ on the Livepool Street? A. Mr. Earnshaw B Hindley Earnshaw C Hareton Earnshaw D Joseph 28. Wuthering Heights is Emily Bront? 's only _______. A poem B. play C novel D short story 29 .In 1837, Emily· Bronte acted as a ____________. A village school teacher B waiter. C lawyer D artist 30. Emily· Bronte died at ________years old. A 40 B 30 C 20 D50 31.Who is the author of Great Expectations? A. Charles Dickens B. Jane Austen C. William Shakespeare 32. What is the setting of Great Expectations? A. USA in the early 1800s B. England in the early 1800s C. France in the early 1800s 33. Who is the main character in Great Expectations? A. Rip B. Joe C. Estella 34. What is the symbol in Great Expectations? A. Rain B. Fog C. The sound of bell 35. Who is Joe in Great Expectations? A. Rip’s father B. Rip’s boss C. Rip’s brother in law
36. What kind of person is Joe in Great Expectations? A. Cruel B. Kind C. Aggressive 37. Which of the following is the theme of Great Expectations? A. What it means to be a kind man B. What it means to be a wealthy man C. What it means to be a gentleman 38. Which city does Rip move to after receiving a large fortune in Great Expectations? A. New York B. Paris C. London 39. Which of the following is not written by Charles Dickens? A. Great Expectations B. Emma C. Oliver Twist 40. Whose love does Rip want to win in Great Expectations? A. Elizabeth B. Emma C. Estella 41. Tess of the d'Urbervilles is written by____________ writer Thomas Hardy in 1838. A. British B American C. German 42. Who is the main heroine? A Tess B Jane C Cathy 43. Tess was born into a life of __________. A. richness and happiness B health and happiness C poverty and misfortune 44. What kind of job did Tess get when she was in the house of the D’Urbervilles? A tending to chickens B cooking C teaching 45. Who managed to seduce Tess and made the girl pregnant? A .Angel B. Alec D’Urbervilles, C.an unknown man 46. What happened to the child Tess gave birth to? A .alive B dead C. being sent to others 47. Tess and Angel have met each other before, and Tess has made a _________impression on Angel. A .cruel B. pride C. favorable 48. After knowing the relationship between Tess and Alec D’Urbervilles, Angel _______her. A. pitied B. forgave C. deserted 49. What did Tess do to the shameless man Alec finally? A. She left Alec and went away B. She lived with Alec forever. C. She killed Alec. 50. What happen to Tess at the end of the novel? A She lived a happy life with Angel. B She was deserted by Alec. C She was arrested and hanged in the end. CABBA CACCA ACCCA AACCC AAABC CACAB ABABC BCCBC AACAB BCCCC
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