一、单选题（共 25 道试题，共 100 分。）V 1. Computers in ____ sectors have seen their shares tumble some 10%since the start of the year.|
2. Corporate Japan is turning ______ itself, with the strong dumping the weak.
3. That realization is shaking ____ the stock market.
4. Anwar was arrested, Mahathir explained, because he was a menace ___ public morals.
5. South Korea and Malaysia are assuming more control ____ the banking sector.
6. More than a year later, politicians throughout the region are choosing to ___ painful choices.
A. do away with
B. steer clear of
C. deal with
D. get accustomed to
7. For example, consumer spending and office construction far ______the rest of the economy during the 1980s.
8. Optimists figure that ongoing surge in U.S. production, employment, and exports to other regions will largely ______trade with Indonesia or Thailand.
9. Computers are not the only capital _____ that have a payoff.
10. That might happen if employers can’t find enough _____ workers to fill the information-intensive jobs that drive the economy now.
11. In the immediate future, exports will more than ever be the ___ of the Asian economies.
12. Some economists _____ that the Federal Reserve had already missed its chance to keep prices under control.
13. It is free market and it controls most of the ___ of savings to investment.
14. Tax cuts and creation of a social safety net should ____ a breakup of large industrial and financial groups.
A. be combined by
B. be confined to
C. be coupled with
D. be cabled by
15. In paticular, world leaders must stop trying to export its way out of trouble ___of the rest of Asia.
A. at the expense of
B. at the head of
C. at the instance of
D. at the hand of
16. Sometimes a bureaucrat’s ___ ruling can mean denial or loss of one’s welfare benefits.
17. Fiat’s campaign to win this war has been ____, which makes other companies to follow its example.
18. Growth has ____ to an average rate of 4% from about 2% in 1995.
19. As the ranks of losers grow, opinion surveys now show ordinary Japanese are deeply anxious, worried about their jobs, and ____ for change.
20. Congressional critics on the right and left have already geared up to ___ the IMF.
A. take aim at
B. take it out of
C. bring in
D. buy out
21. In a desperate effort to keep things afloat, Asian companies dramatically ___ their short-term bank borrowings.
22. The company just finished ______ automated defect-removal systems in the last of its nine U.S. potato plants.
B. to install
C. to set
23. 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
24. Conversely, if spending on computers ______ , that’s a sign that companies had little faith in the productivity benefits of information technology.
25. Scanners _____ discolored spots in sliced potatoes as they zoom by on conveyors.