1.When I got Travel Weekly, I ________ the stories I wanted.
2.The period of the flood has become completely ________ in her mind.
3.People secretly ______ goods into the country to avoid paying custom duty on them.
4.I’ve been ______ the job of looking after the new students.
5.In the countryside people are used to using a tree ______ as a table, around which the whole family sit and happily have their dinner.
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 ideology of enterprise culture has finally ______ the remaining institutions of British cultural life.
8.Industry would be unwilling to invest further in ________ until it became profitable.
9.The traditional Chinese dragon boat race , ______ more than two thousand years ago, brings brave young men from every corner of the country every year in the pursuit of glory.
10.The microscope and telescope, with their capacity to enlarge, isolate and probe, demonstrate how details can be ______ and separated from the whole.
11.Minutes later, his back ________ clean and knocked out by drugs, Justin lay flat on the operating table.
12.The new technique for making this kind of food is of course ________ and the trademark “Hot-Dog” is being sought.
13.Maslow hypothesized a(n) ________ of needs, whereby the satisfaction of a lower need will result in its being replaced by a higher need.
3、（）How did the author realize that he had made a cultural blunder?
A) He studied Russian etiquette after his first visit to Russia.
B) He got a hint from the lady he offered the banana to.
C) He was politely corrected by a Russian during his third visit.
D) He consulted some books and realized his mistake.