English Test 93
Directions for Questions from 1 to 5:
Each of the following questions has a paragraph from which the last sentence has been deleted. From the given options, choose the one that
completes the paragraph in the most appropriate way.
1. Such nuggets abound. Americans have a wider anti-big-business streak. Britons are cooler on
multiculturalism. Britons are more willing than Americans to curb civil liberties in pursuit of security.
Americans are less keen not only on the United Nations but also on NATO - and more enthusiastic
about the “special relationship” with Britain. If the British could choose their leader from a host of
recent Anglo-American greats, they would pick Bill Clinton before Tony Blair. So would Americans,
even if they may turn down his wife. ________________________________________
Of the current presidential candidates, British Tories would vote for Barack Obama; Labour supporters prefer Hillary Clinton by a narrow
We will have to consciously assess where these differences lead to.
Do the differences we found matter?
People in both places are worried about the economic future but still bullish on chances for bright kids from poor families.
They feel much the same about the death penalty: they are broadly against it.
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2. When it comes to foreign policy, there really are two Americas. The divisions are at their sharpest over
Iraq, but they extend much further. Should America put the “war on terrorism” at the heart of its foreign
policy or treat it as just one concern among many? Should America bomb Iran or allow Iran to get the
bomb ? ________________________________________
Should it allow the Republicans to pick up the cudgels on behalf of the democrats ?
These deep divisions are the legacy of a man whose name will not appear on the ballot in November.
Should it implicate the hardliners and let go of fence - sitters ?
Should it negotiate with its enemies or wait for them to mend their ways ?