In any field——business, politics, education, government——people should remain skeptical of a new leader until he/she become trustworthy.（根据学员回忆初步整理，详细分析与解读，已经在加急制作中，近期就会发布。到目前为止，ETS官网Pool of Issue列表尚未更新本题，满分君将会持续追踪，第一时间带给大家最新题库消息。）2. （2020.12.23，北美地区线上）
Claim: Major policydecisions should always be left to politicians and other government experts.
Reason: Politicians andother government experts are more informed and thus have better judgment andperspective than do members of the general public.
Write a response in which you discuss theextent to which you agree or disagree with the claim and the reason on whichthat claim is based.
The vice president of human resources at Climpson Industries sent the following recommendation to the company's president.
"Inan effort to improve our employees' productivity, we should implement electronic monitoring of employees' Internet use from their workstations.Employees who use the Internet from their workstations need to be identifiedand punished if we are to reduce the number of work hours spent on personal orrecreational activities, such as shopping or playing games. By installingsoftware to detect employees' Internet use on company computers, we can prevent employees from wasting time, foster a better work ethic at Climpson, andimprove our overall profits."
Write a response inwhich you examine the stated and/or unstated assumptions of the argument. Besure to explain how the argument depends on these assumptions and what theimplications are for the argument if the assumptions prove unwarranted.
What is the sumof all the integers between 100 and 400 that have exactly three positivefactors?
A certain type of storage container is in the shape of a rectangular solid that is 6 meterslong, 2 meters wide, and 2.5 meters high. In a container ship, 12 of thesestorage containers were stacked together face to face to form a largerectangular block that is 12 meters long, 6 meters wide, and 5 meters high. Thetotal surface area of all the container faces that are against other faces isapproximately what percent of the surface area of all the containers?
In a certain university, 60 percent of all sophomores are liberal arts majors, 24 percentare education majors, and the rest are majoring in other subjects or have notyet chosen a major. At the university, 55 percent of all sophomores arecurrently taking a psychology course. If x percent of all sophomores are liberalarts majors who are currently taking a psychology course, what is the leastpossible value of x?
(29-10) Space is often referred to as the final frontier, as the only realm of which humankind has still to gain substantial understanding, yet the ocean is also another vast area about which our knowledge is _____.
(1-1) It is a paradox of the Victorians that theywere both _____ and, through their empire, cosmopolitan.
Writing about nineteenth-century women’s travel writing, LilaHarper notes that the four women she discussed used their own names, incontrast with the nineteenth-century female novelists who either publishedanonymously or used male pseudonyms. The novelists doubtlessly realized thatthey were breaking boundaries, whereas three of the four daring, solitarytravelers espoused traditional values, eschewing radicalism and women’smovements. Whereas the female novelists criticized their society, the femaletravelers seemed content to leave society as it was while accomplishing theirown liberation. In other words, they lived a contradiction. For the subjects ofHarper’s study, solitude in both the private and public spheres prevailed—asolitude that conferred authority, hitherto a male prerogative, but that alsoprecluded any collective action or female solidarity.
1. Which of the following best characterizes the “contradiction” that the author refers to?
A. The subjects of Harper’s study enjoyed solitude, and yet astravelers they were often among people.
B. Nineteenth-century travel writers used their own names, butnineteenth-century novelists used pseudonyms.
C. Women’s movements in the nineteenth-century were not veryradical in comparison with those of the twentieth-century.
D. Nineteenth-century female novelists thought they were breakingboundaries, but it was the nineteenth-century women who traveled alone who werereally doing so.
E. While traveling alone in the nineteenth-century was considered aradical act for a woman, the nineteenth-century solitary female travelersgenerally held conventional views.
Consider each of the choices separately and select all that apply.
2. According to the passage, solitude had which of the followingeffects for the nineteenth century female travelers?
A. It conferred an authority typically enjoyed only by men.
B. It prevented formation of alliances with other women.
C. It relieved peer pressure to conform to traditional values.