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加利福尼亚大学--大学英语四级阅读

来源:慢速英语   时间:1970-01-01 08:00:00

The University of California was chartered in 1868 and established at Berkeley in 1875. South Hall, an ivy-covered Gothic-revival building of red brick, is the only survivor of the nineteenth century campus buildings. Today, the Berkeley campus is the senior member of the nine-campus University of California System. Berkeley offers a full range of academic majors in programs. In a national survey published in fall 1992, Berkeley placed highest of all public universities in ranking that included five attributes: reputation, selectivity, faculty resources, financial resources, and student satisfaction. More students who earn bachelor's degrees at Berkeley complete Ph. D's than graduates of any other university in the country.

Undergraduate students can choose from more than 5,000 different courses and over 100 majors or they can design their own individual majors. The graduate division offers professional and academic degrees in more than 100 majors. Aiding students in their course work is a campus network of twenty-four libraries, including one especially for undergraduates. There are also many support facilities and services available, such as the Student Learning Center,

financial aid counseling, housing assistance, graduate and professional school advising, and career placement assistance. The 1, 200-acre campus stretches from downtown Berkeley through wooded hills that overlook San Francisco Bay. The city of Berkeley (population 105,000) offers the lively background of one of America's more culturally diverse and politically adventurous small cities. The surrounding San Francisco Bay area provides an abundance of recreational and cultural events.

26. In Paragraph One, the author mainly states about______.

A. the greatness and wonderfulness of the Berkeley campus

B. the Berkeley campus' ranking in all the public universities

C. the history and the present situation of the Berkeley campus

D. the overall impression of the Berkeley campus

27. More students have graduated from Berkeley than from any other university in gaining ______degree.

A. MBA's B. bachelor's

C. Ph. D's D. master's

28. From the essay, we can know that______.

A. the Berkeley campus is the University of California

B. the Berkeley campus is only an old branch of the University of California

C. the Berkeley campus is an absolutely independent university, which is built in California

D. the Berkeley campus is an independent college.

29. Which is TRUE according to the essay?

A. Now the Berkeley campus is the best public university.

B. You can finish bachelor's courses or Ph. D's courses but not master's courses.

C. The Berkeley campus does not do well in helping students in their studies.

D. The Berkeley campus is not far away from the city of San Francisco.

30. The city of Berkeley is______.

A. situated within the Berkeley campus

B. found to be a melting pot of various cultures

C. a recreational place

D. trying to increase its population

答案:26. C 27. C 28. B 29. D 30. B