Part B1 编辑

Question No. Answer Key Tips
32 Anna Rossi The writer is not the correct answer because the question mentioned the name of the writer so we need to use the name of the writer to answer.(line1)
33 i) Because it told us where Anna Rossi lives.

ii) Where the accident happened.

i) Line 1 suggested the information of Anna Rossi.

ii)On line 2-3, mentioned that the information of the accident.

34 collision Related knowledge:  Accident=something bad that happens that is not expected or intended and that often damages something or injures someone; Collision=an accident that happens when two vehicles hit each other with force.=accident
35 i) F

ii) C

iii) E

line4-7 mentioned the location of the three cars. Should find out the location of the writer’s car first
36 No one line 8-9 mentioned that both of the driver got out and didn’t hurt.
37 Because she was a witness. key word of the question: ‘contact details’. Look for the keyword ---‘contact details’ in the passage and you can find the answer nearby for about 5-7 words.

Related knowledge: line 10-12

38 D line 16 --- ‘back left side’
39 The silver car because it was speeding.( or: The green car because it is reversing.) It is a open-ended question. Need to refer to the information given in the passage to answer the question.

*** No marks for the answer ‘the green car/the silver car’. Need to explain the reason.

40 B
41 i) when the accident happened.

ii) the date Anna signed the witness statement.


(i)on line2 ---the information of the accident.

(ii) line 19 mentioned the date of this statement finished.

42 i)traffic jams

ii)deadly accidents

line1--- ‘become a thing of the past’.
43 Driving to work. line3---- ‘sit back with their coffee’
44 computers// cars themselves. line1--- ‘cars ill drive themselves’; line3--- ‘let computers handle the trip’.
45 Google. line4 --- ‘Google is developing “autonomous vehicles”’
46 Eno Centre for Transportation. line7--- ‘according to…..’
47 A line 11 ----‘ but getting to that… won’t be easy’
48 i)NG




ii) mentioned in para 1

iii) according to para 3

49 i) B

ii) A

iii) D

Notice the first and he last sentence of each para
50 Induce more travel// congestion will get worst// more air pollution. according to line 29-30.
51 B ‘have a lot of hoops to leap through’ means there are a lot of difficulties to come over before the object is done.
52 C ‘Underestimate’ means the statistic is lower than the origin value.
53 cost:

technology is still very pricey/ price is high// car costs over $100000/$70000// costs would presumably come down over time, but no one knows how rapidly.

-demand(for self-driving cars is low)

only 20% would definitely buy a self-driving car// only a few people would buy// people don’t trust them

-technology (is far from perfect)

have yet to be (fully) tested in urban environments// technology will emerge gradually// but even intermediate features pose unique challenges

-(a ton of) research yet to be done

have yet to be (fully) tested in urban environments//crucial questions go unanswered// impossible to know what will happen at this point in time// unforeseen consequences

According to para 11-14 which mostly talk about the problem of self-driving cars. Each para give one point but not just to mention the point, but to elaborate each point according to the information given by the passage.
54 in complicated situations, human are safer// computers/ robots/ self-driving vehicles are unable to handle the driving// when the computer does not work as the technology is not perfect. This question is not asking you whether you agree this statement or not, but ask you to explain the reason of this statement.
55 D catch on= to become popular.

Part B2 编辑

Quesetion No. Answer Key Tips
56 D The author starts the paragraph from a line ‘It happens every semester.’ , which suggested that the student who raised this point was not the first one.

Related knowledge: Weary (adj.) Bored to see or experience any more of previous situations

57 i) He is a ‘depraved animal’ because he also reflects. / Because he claimes ‘the man who reflects is a depraved animal.’ Paragraph clearly shown the answer, there’s no need to put in personal thinking or answer.

Related knowledge: Depraved (adj.) morally bad or evil

ii) The student thinks he is smart /He thinks he is the first person who challenges a famous theory. Triumphant  (adj.) Having achieved a great victory, feeling happy and proud because of such an achievement
58 (apparent) Contradictions The students criticize that the author had made a mistake. Because the points he made have opposing views.
59 i) C

ii ) B

Study the two person points of view.
60 Having strong critical skills. Find answers in previous sentence.
61 (i) Unproductive

(ii) Intelligent

(iii) Cynical

(i) ‘It will not take you very far beyond the university.’

(ii) ‘One’s ability to negotiate the politics of learning on campus’

(iii) ‘can provide the satisfactions of cynicism.’

62 (i) F

(ii) T

(iii) NG

(i) ‘Has no use’ This answer is too firm. The author did not raised        such resolute opinion.

(ii) The author thinks that being too critical may mask students’           view on learning from a great idea or ‘closing themselves off from their      potential to find or create meaning and direction ‘

(iii) The paragraph did not mention

63 C ‘But those points often come at their own expense’. This explained that critical mind skills may not be appreciated in the working environment.
64 (i) exuberance correct to excellence

(ii) less correct to more/greater

(iii) ✓

(iv) competitor correct to spectator/beholder

(i) very energetic is not the traditions that students are pursuing for.

(ii) ‘ emphasis on inquiry has become dominant.’

(iv) ‘taken the guise of the sophisticated spectator, the reverent beholder of great cultural achievements.

65 A Fetishizing : Constantly thinking about
66 (i)  Fetishizing disbelief as a sign of intelligence (has contributed to depleting our cultural resources)

(ii) Increasingly fractured technological existence wears down our receptive capacities

67 (movies/films with) explosions, sex or gag lines ‘movies that don’t immediately engage their senses with…
68 (i) some old guy’s/MR’s failure to grasp their skill at multitasking / he thinks that they can’t multitask

(ii) the students enjoy/like the film/discussion / they encountered unexpected sources of inspiration

(i) Remember that the students did not think that the author wish them to be concentrate in class or wish to catch their attention
69 C ‘ a way to open ourselves to the various forms of life’, ‘overcoming our own blindness ‘, ‘develop techniques of problem solving’, ‘instigate new possibilities.’
70 unable to understand an experience from another’s point of view/ lack of understanding
71 (i) risk changing who we are

(ii) hard-nosed critical thinking

(i) ‘ crave that protection’ this means craving absorption to protect themselves from changing

(ii) ‘ become a defense against the risky insight that absorption can offer’

72 crave Crave(v) : to have a very strong feeling of wanting something
73 (i) ✓   




(i) ✓   Key Tips: ‘contribute to the world’

(ii)       Key Tips: Remember it is not imply in paragraph 13

(iii)✓  Key Tips: ‘reshape it, and ourselves’

(iv)      Key Tips: Did not imply, but only mention should not be limited to  critical thinking and problem solving

74 (i) to think critically, to develop critical thinking/ to point out errors

(ii) Important situation, quite serious/urgent condition

(ii) There are tow meanings of ‘Critical’ in this context
75 A He strongly held the opinion that students and young minds should   not bound themselves only in critical thinking, but also to explore other criteria. The author has mentioned several times in the article
76 He strongly disagrees Liberal Educations. / thinks is not important/ opposed       (@1)


because it is a waste of money (Key Tips: mentioned’ $60,000 taken out in                                                                student loans for tuition, … ) (@1)

it doesn’t help getting a job (Key Tips: ‘no prospect for a job’) (@1)

can get similar study from self study/ learning from resources in library      (@1)

should/ better study STEM program (@1)

Remember that Tom does not imply that university study itself is a waste of money, nor University should only focus on the STEM program
77 Yes, she agrees with Michael Roth. (@1)

it is easier to take apart an argument than building one. (@1)

She used structure as a metaphor of an argument, remember not to copy the sentence exactly, because structure is not the exact answer for it.
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