2、( )How did the author feel about peeling a banana for a lady during his first visit to Russia?
A) He felt he was doing the right thing in line with Russian culture.
B) He felt embarrassed for having broken a Russian custom.
C) He felt he was making a mistake.
D) He felt excited about his romantic experience.
2.The functional qualities of a product are very much the same everywhere and ________ most boundaries.
3.Henry was ________ to take over the duties and responsibilities of his father from an early age in running a manufacturing factory.
4.During the Spring Festival, Chinese people always ______ their friends and relatives on all types of delicious dishes and food.
5.He was determined to ______ this job no matter what difficulties he might run into.
B.hold on to
6.I began to smell the warmth and the love, and feel the peace, but above all I began to see the ______ of the human spirit.
7.The decision was that the ________ old building would be demolished, and a school would be put up in its place.
8.People secretly ______ goods into the country to avoid paying custom duty on them.
9.The doctor ________ a sleeping drug into my grandfather’s arm.
10.She was most ______ with me when I suggested she might know better.
2、（）What does “struggling” (Para. 1) mean?
A) Experiencing difficulty in career.
B) Fighting against enemies.
C) Making efforts for a better life.
D) Getting in trouble.
12.The scheme is being widely debated on television because it sets a ______ for other companies.
13.People often ______ the importance of training.
14.You should be aware that someone is trying to ______ the relationship between you and me.
15.Faced with a persistent excess of ______ over income, the school has decided to cut down the student number.
16.She wants to be more than just a singer and is planning to ________ a company of her own.
17.The ideology of enterprise culture has finally ______ the remaining institutions of British cultural life.
18.As one of the youngest professors in the university, Mr. Brown is certainly on the ______ of a brilliant career.
19.There is no ______ about what education should be, what it is for, either in schools or in other place.
20.Understanding in this sense means being able to perceive structure amongst a set of observations that were at first sight ______ and confusing.