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Lord Baltimore’s feudal plan failed because
A、there were more Protestant than Catholics in Maryland
B、the wilderness of the continent made the plan impossible
C、there was plenty of land while labor was scarce
D、 the English king did not like the plan
【答案】:D

The following were founding fathers of the American Revolution originated mainly from
A、George Washionton
B、Thomas Jefferson
C、William Penn
D、 Benjamin Franklin
【答案】:C

“No taxatoin without representation” was the rallying cry of
A、the settlers of Virginia
B、the people of Pennsylvania
C、the colonists in New England
D、 the people of the 13 colonies on the eve of the American Revolution
【答案】:D

Which of the following is Not a power of the president?
A、The president can veto any bill passed by Congress.
B、The president has the authority to appoint federal judges when vacancies occur.
C、The president can make laws.
D、 The president has broad powers, with the executive branch, to issue regulatoins and directives regarding the work of the federal departments.
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The Bill of Rights consists of
A、10 very short paragraphs in an amendment
B、10 amendments adopted in 1787
C、10 amendments added to the Constitution in 1791
D、 the amendments concerning the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press and the freedom of religion
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Which of the following is Not guranteed in the Bill of Rights?
A、The freedom of religion
B、The freedom of searching a person’s home by police
C、The freedom of speech and of the press
D、 The right to own weapons if one wishes
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The New Deal was started by
A、Franklin Roosevelt
B、J.F. Kennedy
C、George Washionton
D、 Thomas Jefferson
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The United States was rated ______ in the world in terms of land area and the size of population
A、second
B、third
C、fourth
D、 fifth
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The question “What is American?” was first asked by J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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In 1782, the Frenchman who settled in Pensylvania first asked the question ‘what is an American’ in his book ‘Letter from American Farmer’
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The English king clained the territory of North America based on the voyage of John Cabot.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Martin Luther was the first to start the Religious Reformation and the next important leader of the Reformation was John Calvin
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Lord Baltimore who set up the colony of Maryland, was Catholics in religion.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The American Revolutoin offically proclaimed the birth of a new American nation.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The U.S. Constitution set up a federal system with a strong central government.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The main duty of the Congress is to make laws, including those which levy taxes that pay for the work of the federal government.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Under a Constitutional Amendment passed in 1951, a president can be elected to only one term.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The idea of checks and balances as a way of restricting governmental power and preventing its abuse was first provided in the Federalist Papers.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The city where the Declaration of Independence was signed and where the U.S. Constitution was made is Philadephia.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The Supreme Court has the functoin of determining whether Congressional legislative or executive action violates the Constitution. This power is called judicial review.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Which of the following was Not Protestant denomination?
A、The Bapists
B、The Catholics
C、The Methodists
D、 The Presbyterians
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Which of the following is unconstitutional in the United States?
A、Catholics can build their own schools and hospitals
B、Non-Catholics can go to Catholic-run schools
C、Public money is provided to support religious schools
D、 Women have the right to abortion
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Which of the following features is Not distinctively American?
A、Various religious groups have coexisted in the U.S. more harmoniously than Europe.
B、Scientific and economic advance and material prosperity have not been accompanied by a decline in religious faith.
C、There has been little concentration on doctrine or religion argument in the U.S.
D、 There has been very much concentration on doctrine or religious argument in the U.S.
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Three of the following authors are Nobel Prize winners. Which one is Not?
A、Ernest Hemingway
B、Eugene O’ Neill
C、William Faulkner
D、 F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The following authors were women writers who wrote novels in the late 19th and early 20th century with the exception of
A、Emily Dickinson
B、Edith Wharton
C、Willa Cather
D、 Kate Chopin
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Which of the following subjects are Not offered to elementary school students?
A、Mathematics and languages
B、Politics and business education
C、Science and social studies
D、 Music and physical education
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In the United States, school systems, which of the following divisions is true?
A、Elementary school, grammar school
B、Elementary school, junior high school
C、Elementary school, secondary school
D、 Junior high school, senior high school
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In order to go to university, secondary school students must meet the following requirements except that
A、they have high school records and recommendations from their teachers
B、they make recommendatoins from their high school teachers
C、they get good scores in the Scholastic Aptitude Test
D、 they pass the college entrance examinations
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Three of the following universities have large endowments from wealthy benefactors. Which is the exception?
A、Harvard University
B、the State University of New York
C、Yale University
D、 Princeton University
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To get a bachelor’s degree, an undergraduate student is required to do the following except
A、attending lectures and complete assignments
B、passing examinations
C、taking certain subjects such as history, language and philosophy
D、 earning a certain number of credits at the end of the four years at college
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According to the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, there would be a state-supported region.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Deist believes that reason teaches that God exists but leaves man free to settle his own affairs.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Half of American Protestants are active church members.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Rip Van Winkle was a character created by James Fenimore Cooper.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The Leather-Stocking Tales consist of five novels depicting the American West.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Before Mark Twain, all major American writers were born on the East Coast.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Both Sherwood Anderson and Sinclair Lewis depicted life in the small Midwestern towns, and their books were called “revolt from the village”.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, or GI Bill of Right, gave veterans priority in finding better jobs.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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About 90% of American students go to public schools and 10% attend private schools.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The goal of education in the United States is to achieve universal literacy and provide individuals with knowledge and skill necessary to promote the welfare for individuals and the general public.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Black Americans sang the anthem of the civil rights movement, ________ affirming their commitment to fight racial prejudice.
A、’Let it all hang out!’
B、’Hell, no, we won’t go.’
C、’We Shall Overcome!’
D、 ‘Speak your heart without interruption.’
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According to the author, three civil rights groups provided the leadership, the tactics, and the people to fight against Southern segregation. Which is the exception?
A、The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
B、The Congress of Racial Equality
C、The Southern Christian Leadership Conference
D、 The Student for a Democratic Society
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A historic moment of the civil rights movement was the March on Washington of August 28, 1963 when ______ delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech.
A、John F. Kennedy
B、President Johnson
C、Martin Luther King, Jr.
D、 Mario Savio
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In January 1965, President Johnson declared “_________” to eliminate poverty “by opening to everyone the opportunity to live in decency and degnity.”
A、war against Vietnam
B、war on poverty
C、war against Japan
D、 New frontier program
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During the early stages of the civil rights movement, the major integratoin strategy initiated by the Congress of Racial Equality was known as ________ to integrate interstate buses and bus stations in the South.
A、free speech
B、sit-ins at lunch counters
C、teach-ins at interstate train stations
D、 freedom rides
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The main factor contributing to the widening income gap between blacks and whites in 1970s was
A、more white workers moved into high-paying jobs
B、blacks had low positions and low pay in the workplace hierarchy
C、there were more children in black families
D、 white people had increased their authority over others
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WHich of the following is Not the reason for the higher arrest rates among minority groups?
A、The aggressive nature of these groups
B、Racial prejudice against them
C、Low social status of these groups
D、 Poverty and unemployment among minority groups
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Which of the following statements is Not True?
A、The Northern states had outlawed slavery by 1830.
B、Slavery was finally abolished in the South in 1865.
C、The Northern states did not have racial discrimination
D、 Segregation laws continued to be enforced in Southern states until the 1950s
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According to the text, which of the following is Not a dysfunction caused by drug abuse?
A、There is a strong association between drug use and crime.
B、Drug dependence takes a significant toll in terms of personal health and safety.
C、Drug abuse is a major cause of unemployment.
D、 There are great economic losses because of drug abuse.
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If white-collar crimes were included in the Crime Index, the profile of a typical criminal in the United States would be the following Except
A、older
B、wealthier
C、whiter
D、 living near city centers
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Malcolm X became known throughout the Sixties because of his leadership role in the civil rights movement.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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On February 1, 1960, 4 black students from a black college in Greensboro, North Carolina, began their protest against the racial segregation laws by such tactics as sit-ins, thus beginning the civil rights movement.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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When the civil rights movement began, sit-ins direct action tactics.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The spontaneous action of nonviolent civil disobedience of Rosa Parks was believed to be the true beginning of the civil rights movement.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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In the summer of 1963, hundreds of thousands of peaceful demonstrators, marched to Washington, D.C, where Martin Luther King Jr. gave the famous “I Have A Drea” speech.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The largest of the racial and ethnic minorities in the United States now is the blacks, or Afro-Americans, who account for 11.7% of the population.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The problem of poverty does not exist in the United States because the overall distribution of wealth and income is equal.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The CIA, which is a branch of the United States Federal government is in charge of investigating violations of certain federal laws inside the United States.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Former President Nixon said that crime is America’s “number one enemy.”
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The Serious Crime Index of UCR does not include crimes typically committed by higher income groups.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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When did the word stereotype come into use in English?
A、Early 17th century
B、Early 20th century
C、Early 19th century
D、 Late 19th century
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Which of the following websites are meant to cater to young tastes?
A、Baidu
B、Facebook
C、Teachbook
D、 MySpace
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What was the major historical event that resulted in the separation of the Protestants from the Roman Catholoic Church?
A、The 16th-century Reformation
B、The American Revolution
C、The French Revolution
D、 The 1917 Bolshevik Revolution in Russia
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Which of the following expressions represents the core value of the mainstream society in the U.S.A.?
A、’Life, liberty,and pursuit of happiness.’
B、’Blood, sweat, and toil.’
C、’Freedom, equality, and spirituality.’
D、 ‘Eat, drink, and be merry.’
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Which of the following institutions is responsible for the making of the Internet?
A、The U.S. military.
B、The U.S. entertainment industry
C、The U.S. film industry
D、 The U.S. education sector
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In the 1950s, the conditions of American women were generally improved except
A、they had better education
B、they spent less time making food and clothes at home
C、they had more job opportunities than their mothers’ generation
D、 their families woned their own houses in the suburbs
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From the 1960s onward, learning from the tactics of the great black leader, Martin Luther King, Jr, feminists took the following actions except
A、violence
B、demonstrations
C、sit-ins
D、 letter campaigns to their Congressmen
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The backlash was officially acknowledged in the watchword of the Reagan and succeeding presidencies in campaigns for a return to
A、social suicide
B、family values
C、equality
D、 freedom
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Today, about _______ of women in America are reported as employed.
A、60%
B、65%
C、70%
D、 75%
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America, it is said, is not ready for a woman president, even though _________ women have now held the prestigious position of Secretary of State.
A、two
B、three
C、four
D、 five
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According to the author, it is not very difficult to generalize about the American way of life.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The introduction of “no-fault” divorce laws has contributed to a major decline in the divorce rate since the late 1970s.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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For most Americans, the core idea of religion is exemplified in Judaism or Christianity or perhaps Buddhism.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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About 25% of Americans own a gun, which is often associated with high crime rate.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The tough love families in the U.S. emphasize strong discipline of children to prepare them for a highly competitive world.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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In the 1950s, women were leading a happy life because they owned their own homes and had a husband in full-time employment, and in addition, they enjoyed a large amount of labor-saving device and the many advantages of an excellent education.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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Two women, Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, played an important role at the Seneca Falls gathering.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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In 1954, in the landmark decision of Brown versus the Board of Education, the Supreme Court banned the racial segregation of schools.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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By the time of the 1980 electoin of the Republican president, Ronald Reagan, the blacklash against feminism was in full swing.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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The “partner” of a new American word is a sign of the expectation that a marriage should be conducted between equals.
A、正确
B、错误
C、
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