一、单选题（共 25 道试题，共 100 分。）V 1. As they ____ over their options, all roads eventually led to Brazil.|
2. Tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of Kuala Lumpur to express their support ____ Anwar and his message.
3. In the immediate future, exports will more than ever be the ___ of the Asian economies.
4. Many of Asia’s banks cannot meet their short-term commitments to overseas lenders or extend credit to ______local borrowers.
5. As the Nikkei’s latest nightmare suggests, making the transition to an economy in which government ____ less and the market counts for more will not be fun.
6. Computers in ____ sectors have seen their shares tumble some 10%since the start of the year.
7. It would ____ not only short-term fixes but also measures to help shape the Tigers for a global economy.
8. Creating a new chip design or a new software program is a ____ effort that relies almost exclusively on well-paid domestic workers.
9. By imposing austerity ___troubled Asian nations, the IMF may actually be exacerbating the situation.
10. Structural bottlenecks bureaucratic resistance and labor ___ slow or even thwart reform.
11. It’s a ______ that in such a rich country there should be so many poor dispute.
12. Certainly, if Mahathir’s policies to bolster Malaysia Inc. fail to improve the economy, he will be increasingly _____ to attack.
13. The boy asked his mother to _____ him up so that he could look in the window.
14. Since ____ of the market is controlled by large companies investing in each other, the message is doubly clear.
15. Brazilian auto analysts say it’s only a matter of time before it ______ Volkswagen, which holds 29.1% of the market, to become No.1. “Fiat has clearly done a marvelous job of coming from third place to threaten VW,” says Francisco H. Passos Fernandes, a d
16. It is free market and it controls most of the ___ of savings to investment.
17. In resolving the problem, the IMF and world leaders must, of course, urgently address the ___ issuses of shaky banking systems, transparency and financial management.
18. ___ of Anwar, the opposition may end up retreating in confusion.
B. To deprive
19. Now the same players are dragging their feet ____ reform and defying political pressure to clean up their acts.
20. The biggest high-tech downturn in the past two decades came in 1985, when demand_____ just before the introduction of Intel’s 80386 microprocessor.
A. died out
B. petered out
C. came into being
21. Mahathir sacked Anwar in part because he ____ changes to that cozy relationship.
A. called on
B. called for
C. called away
D. called back
22. Fiat’s grand strategists convened in Turin and decided that a new round of globalization was more ____ than before.
23. ____ some point, holding this kind of conference is unnecessary.
24. For a long time, ___economies like Japan and Korea were few and relatively small compared with importing economies like the U.S.
25. Computers are not the only capital _____ that have a payoff.