一、语法选择（共15 小题；每小题1 分，满分15 分）
阅读下面短文，掌握其大意，然后从1-15 小题所给的A、B、C 和D 项中选出一个最 佳选项，并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。
In recent days, the news of Tu Youyou’s winning of the Nobel Prize in Medicine has occupied the Chinese media and everybody gets excited about that. Dr. Tu, an ___1____ Chinese medical scientist, was famous for her discovery of artemisinin(青蒿素), a medicine ___2____ has greatly reduced the number of people who die from malaria(疟疾).
Tu’s research can date back to the 1960s. In order to save the soldiers and people in southern China suffering from malaria, Tu was given a task __3_____ the treatment for the serious illness. The Chinese Government ___4____ lots of money supporting her work, so she started her research on anti-Malaria medicine at once. She ___5____ a team, did experiments in over 200 kinds of traditional Chinese medicines and experienced over 380 failures. Finally she ___6____ artemisinin in 1971. After ____7___ on mice and monkeys, Tu and her two teammates volunteered to do many teats on ___8____ own bodies. At last, it proved to be 100 percent effective. They were happy with the test results, ____9___ they soon carried out medical tests on patients widely and cured medical-resistant malaria ___10____. Tu said ___11____ this prize was not a personal one but the wisdom of a whole team.
“Artemisinin is a gift from traditional Chinese medicine to the world.” said Tu and she ended her speech with a poem ___12____ by our famous poet Wang Zhihuan, “The bright sun falls behind the mountain, the Yellow River runs towards
ocean, if you want to see a grander view, go up one
more floor. I hope everybody can enjoy the ___13____
of Chinese Culture and find the treasure in tradition
Tu Youyou is the first Chinese female scientist that
won the Nobel Prize Prize. All the Chinese people are
proud ___14___her. ___15___ excellent scientist she is!
1. A. 84-year-old B. 84 year old
C. 84 years old D. 84-years-old
2. A. what B. which C. who D. whom
3. A. find out B. finding out C. to find out D. to finding out
4. A. spent B. took C. cost D. paid
5. A. set off B. set out C. set back D. set up
6. A. discovers B. discovered C. has discovered D. was discovering
7. A. test B. testing C. to test D. tested
8. A. they B. them C. their D. theirs
9. A. or B. but C. so D. beautify
10. A. succeed B. success C. successful D. successfully
11. A. if B. that C. which