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2018英语六级阅读精讲精练:政治人物

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  还有大半年的时间,各位考生可以利用这段时间认真练习一下英语六级阅读水平,以下是小编为大家准备的英语六级阅读习题:政治人物。

  During the 1992 presidential campaign, Hillary Rodham Clinton observed, "Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balancc is...For me, that balance is family, work, and service."

  As an undergraduate at Wellesley College. Hillary mixed academic excellence with school government. Speaking at graduation. she said, "The challenge now is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible."

  After graduation, Hillary advised the Children's Defense Fund in Cambridge and joined the impeachment inquiry staff advising the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives. After completing those responsibilitics. she "followed her heart to Arkansas." where Bill had begun his political career.

  They married in 1975. She joined the faculty of the University of Arkansas Law School in 1975 and the RoseLaw Firm in 1976. In 1978, President Jimmy Carter appointed her to the board of the Legal Services Corporation and Bill Clinton became governor of Arkansas. Their daughter, Chelsea, was born in 1980.

  Hillary served as Arkansas's First Lady for 12 years, balancing family, law,and public service. She chaired the Arkansas Educational Standards Committee.co-founded the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, and served on the boards of the Arkansas Children's Hospital, Legal Services, and the Children's DefenseFund.

  As the nation's First Lady, Hillary continued to balance public service with private life. Her active rolebegan in 1993 when the President asked her to chair the Task Force on National Health Care Reform. She continued to be a leading advocate for expanding health insurance coverage, ensuring children are properly immunized, and raising public awareness of health issues. She wrote a weekly newspaper column entitled "Talking It Over," which Focused on her experiences as First Lady and her observations of women, children, andfamilies she has met around the world.Her 1996 book It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Uswas a best seller,and she received a Grammy Award for her recording of it.

  1.Hillary Rodham clinton once said that the balance in life she tried io seek was____________________________.

  2.When Hillary was at Wellesley College, she not only did exceedingly well in her studies butalso______________________.

  3.As Arkansas's First Lady, Hillary became______________________of the Arkansas Educational Standards Committee.

  4.When Hillary was asked to be in charge of the Task Force on National Health Care Reform, she began playing________________in public service.

  5.What did Hillary get for her recording of It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us?

  参考答案:

  1.[family,work,and service]

  [定位]根据Hillary Rodham Clinton和the balance查找到文章首段。

  解析:首段中希拉里的话表明她尽力寻找的生活中的平衡就是家庭、工作和服务。对比该句与题目可以知道,本题答案为family,work, and service。

  2.[took part in/participated in school government]

  [定位]根据Wellesley College查找到第2段首句。

  解析:题目中的not only... but also对应原文中的mixed... with,本题空白处应填入谓语,所必在原文school government前加上相应的动词(短语)即可,故本题答案为took part in/participated in school government。

  3.[the chairwoman]

  [定位]根据the Arkansas Educational Standards Committee查找到第5段第2句。

  解析:原文该句中说到她出任过阿肯色州教育标准委员会主席,但用的是动词chaired,题目空白处应填入名词,且应注意希拉里是女性,因此答案为chaired的名词形式the chairwoman。

  4.[an active role]

  [定位]根据the Task Force on National Health Care Reform查找到第6段第2句.

  解析:原文该句提到,克林顿总统请她负责管理国家医疗服务改革特别工作组的事务,她开始积极履行职责。题目中的incharge of对应原文中的chair,因此本题答案为an active role。

  5.[A Grammy Award.]

  [定位]根据It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us查找到原文末句。

  解析:原文末尾的it指1996年出版的那本书,同时get是received的同义替换,所以received的宾语a Grammy Award为本题答案。

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