Unit 15 练习
1. solely 2. content 3. sensible 4. persist 5. vital
6. logic 7. evaluate 8. raw 9. ultimate 10.functional
11. extension 12. undue 13. concrete 14. conquer 15. error
16. prolong 17. technician 18. proof 19. possess
to pull down . to mistake…for . to distinguish between . to come to terms with
。to end in . to reflect on . to come about . to speculate on
1.Electronic brains can reduce the profusion of dead ends involved in vital research. （para.2）
2.Nor do they connect a man to the things he has to be connected to - the reality of pain in others.
3.The reason these matters are important in a computerized age is that there may be a tendency to mistake data for wisdom. （para. 3）
4.For the danger is not so much that man will be controlled by the computer as that he may imitate it. （Para. 9）
Computers have taken human beings into a new era.
The computer has brought man into a new age.
Electronic brains can help to solve many problems involved in vital researches.
Aristotle said a poet has the advantage of describing the universal while a specialist is good at expressing only the particular.
Now there is a tendency to mistake data in a computer for wisdom.
The use of computers in industry has brought about remarkable changes in productivity.
The application of computer in the industrial fields has resulted in surprising changes in productivity.
1.In education， there should be a good balance among the branches of knowledge that contributes _____ effective thinking and wise judgment. （00.10）
答案：D. 考点：本题主要考查词组 contribute to “有助于… ”
2.All the characteristics that distinguish birds _____ other animals can be traced to prehistoric times. （02.4）
答案： D. 本题主要考查词组distinguish … from “从…区别出”。
3.It is becoming increasingly clear to policy-makers ______ schools cannot solve all the problems of the larger community. （02.10）
答案：A. 考点： 本句是一个主语从句，因此要填that.