Alan Moorehead was born in ______.
Which of the following books is written by Alan Moorehead?
As is said in Genesis, after God created mankind and put them on the earth, he later found they became wicked. God was pleased with ______, the only good man God could find at that time.
Most mountain gorillas live in the following regions EXCEPT______.
Before the year of______, the life of gorillas was quite easy.
The geographical position of mountain gorillas is about ______ feet.
African safari is about animals in their natural habitat, and lots of animals are easily seen EXCEPT ______.
The word “paradox” originated from ______ word.
The name Muhavura means______ in the local language, Kinyarwanda.
The features of volcanoes are much more complicated and their structure and behavior depend on the following factors EXCEPT______.
Paradox is a figure of speech.
Extrasensory perception, SP or Esper, also called sixth sense, includes reception of information not gained through the recognized physical senses but sensed with the mind.
We perceive the world with our five physical senses, which are smell, taste, sight, touch and sound.
Men in general have a stronger sixth sense than Women.
Nostradamus was a British apothecary and reputed seer who published collections of prophecies that have since become widely famous.
Our text is taken from No Room in the Ark.
Human occupation of animals’ territory might cause species extinction.
We should not wear animals’ furs anymore in order to protect wild animals.
Chimpanzees are found in Africa and Asia as well.
Currently, there are less than 1000 mountain gorillas in the world.
Maya Angelou has won three Grammies and served on two presidential committees.
Momma, in this autobiographical account, was Marguerite’s mother.
President Barack Obama requested that Maya Angelou compose a poem “On the Pulse of the Morning” to read at his inauguration.
Mrs. Flowers was a black woman who influenced Marguerite’s early life.
Mrs. Flowers was from an aristocratic family and enjoyed respect of both the white and black folks in the town.
In Marguerite’s mind, Mrs Flowers had the manner of a rich lady: refined, gentle and gracious.
Momma understood Marguerite’s feelings better than Mrs. Flowers did.
Original sin, sometimes called ancestral sin, is, according to a doctrine proposed in Christian theology, humanity's state of sin resulting from the Fall of Man.
“Her skin was a rich black that would have peeled like a plum if snagged.” In this sentence, the figure of speech simile is used.
Marguerite was a sensitive girl and was upset by Momma’s behavior towards Mrs. Flowers.
Which of the following is NOT true about Color Complex?
Which of the following is not included in the themes embodied in A Lesson in Living?
Mrs. Flowers played an important role in Marguerite’s life because _______.
Which of the following adopts the figure of speech－pun?
Which of the following is NOT true according to A Lesson in Living?
Mrs Flowers once read Marguerite a book A Tale of Two Cities which was written by ______.
Mrs. Flowers told Marguerite the first lesson in living, being intolerant of ignorance but understanding of ______.
Which of the following is NOT true according the related background in A Lesson in Living?
Although I was upset, neither of the women was in the least shaken by what I thought an ______ greeting.
Which of the following is NOT true about Marguerite’s general impression of Mrs. Flowers?
Priestley’s best-known play is ______.
According to Priestley, which of the following is NOT included in what a writer should do?
______ is an example of hyperbole?
“lest too light winning make the prize light” is a quote from ______.
Which of the following may be an effective way of inducing sleep, according to the author?
Priestley once worked for the BBC.
Priestley suffers a lot from his inability to sleep.
Priestley does not think highly of Cromwell, Napoleon, and the like.
Priestley intends to convey serious message to the reader.
To Priestley, insomnia is a praiseworthy agony inherent in an active and intellectual mind.
Orwell’s most famous satirical novels do not include ______.
Where does Orwell’s humanitarian thought come from?
Which of the following is NOT mentioned as one of the great motives for writing?
Orwell’s first concern in writing is ______.
When he was a child, Orwell had the habit of ______.
Orwell once fought in Spain.
Orwell lived in a peaceful age.
Leon Trotsky is a Russian Marxist revolutionary and theorist.
The fur coat of a tortoiseshell cat is either black or yellow.
The motives for writing vary from person to person and from time to time.
Bertrand Russell has achieved great success in the following subjects EXCEPT ______.
In Lyubomirsky’s opinion, happiness is determined by ______.
The essay WORK is abridged from ______.
Which of the following is NOT among the causes of happiness, according to Russell?
Russell is good at preaching abstract thoughts ______.
Russell’s The/A History of Western Philosophy is considered to be one of the most important philosophical works of all time.
As a social activist, Russell supported nuclear weapons and the Vietnam War.
According to Lyubomirsky, our sense of happiness cannot be improved.
Russell is good at interpreting our daily activities by reasoning.
According to Russell, uninteresting work cannot bring us happiness.