Read the following text. Choose the best word(s)for each numbered blank and mark A,B,C or D on ANSWER SHEET1.(10 points)
The outbreak of swine flu that was first deteccted in Mexico was declared a global epidemic on june 11,2009. It is the first wotldwide cpidemic__1__by the World Health Organization in41years.
The heightened alert __2__an emergency meeting with flu experts in Geneva that assembled after a sharp pise in cases in Australia.and rising __3__in Britain ,japan,Chile and elsewhere.
Bur the epiemic is “__4__”in severity. According to Margaret Chan. The organization’s director general,__5__the overwhelming majorty of patients experiencing only mild symptoms and full recovery. Often in the__6__of any medical treatment.
The ourbreak came to gobal__7__in lafe April2009.when Mexican authorities noted an unusually latge number of hospitalizations and deaths__8__ healthy adults. As much ofMexico City Shut down at the height of a panic,cases began to__9__in New York City.the southwestem United States and atound the world.
In the United States, new cases seemed to fade__10__warmer weather arrived.But in late September 2009,officials reported there was__11__flu activity in almost every state and that virtually all the__12__tested are the new swine flu. Also known as(A)H1N1,not seasonal flu.In the U.S.,It has__13__more than one million people,and caused mone than 600 deaths and more than 6,000 hospitalizations.
Federal health officials ___14___ Tamiflu for children from the national stockpile and began __15__ orders from the atates for the new swine flu vaccine.The new vaccine,which is different from the annual flu vaccine,is__16__ ahead of expectations.More than three million doses were to be made available in early October 2009,though most of those __17__doses were of the FluMist nasal spray type,which is not __18__ for pregnant women,people over 50 or those with breathing difficulties,heart disease or several other__19__.But it was still possible to vaccinate people in other high-risk groups;health care workers,people __20__infants and healthy young people.
3.［A］digits ［B］numbers ［C］amounts ［D］sums
4.［A］Moderatre ［B］normal ［C］unusual ［D］extreme
5.［A］With ［B］in ［C］from ［D］by
6.［A］Progress ［B］absence ［C］presence ［D］favor
7.［A］Reality ［B］phenomenon ［C］cincept ［D］notice
8.［A］Over ［B］for ［C］among ［D］to
9.［A］stay up ［B］crop up ［C］fill up ［D］cover up
10.［A］as ［B］if ［C］unless ［D］until
11.［A］excessive ［B］enormous ［C］significant ［D］magnificent
12.［A］categories ［B］examples ［C］patterns ［D］samples
13.［A］imparted ［B］immersed ［C］injected ［D］infected
14.［A］released ［B］relayed ［C］relieved［D］remained
15.［A］placing ［B］delivering ［C］taking ［D］giving
16.［A］feasible ［B］available ［C］reliable ［D］applicable
17.［A］prevalent ［B］principal ［C］innovative ［D］initial
18.［A］presented ［B］restricted ［C］recommended ［D］introduced
19.［A］problems ［B］issues ［C］agonies ［D］sufferings
20.［A］involved in ［B］caring for ［C］concerned with［D］warding off