一、单选题（共 25 道试题，共 100 分。）V 1. Most of Asia’s governments cannot ____ credit to needy local borrowers.|
2. A deadbeat can_____ a piece of property for five years before a bank can claim it.
A. hang about
B. hang around
C. hang back
D. hang onto
3. Corporate Japan is turning ______ itself, with the strong dumping the weak.
4. A survey shows bureaucrat is the biggest barrier ____ doing business in Korea.
5. He would move from the company’s headquarters in Turin to take ____ operations in faraway Brazil.
6. He quickly discovered that Brazil, rather than being some stagnant backwater, was an auto market ______with growth.
7. Brazil has ___ into one of the world’s most important growth markets.
8. Economists fear political concerns will have the government intervening __ the stock market.
9. What has ___ the rethinking in action is the emergence of the two –tier economy.
10. While Asian government may not ___ large percentages of their country’s GDP, they can hardly be considered small in terms of their impact on their economies.
11. High-tech profits ______stock prices, making investors more willing to spend. And rising wages and bonuses for high-tech workers finance the purchases of new cars and homes.
12. Creating a new chip design or a new software program is a ____ effort that relies almost exclusively on well-paid domestic workers.
13. Building and ______a political consensus for bailing out Asia will likely be the biggest and most complex foreign-policy challenge facing Clinton in the remainder of his term.
A. holding up
B. holding together
C. holding with
D. holding on
14. Optimists figure that ongoing surge in U.S. production, employment, and exports to other regions will largely ______trade with Indonesia or Thailand.
15. She _____ her eyes from the ugly sight.
16. In resolving the problem, the IMF and world leaders must, of course, urgently address the ___ issuses of shaky banking systems, transparency and financial management.
17. Creating a new chip design or a new software program is a ____ effort that relies almost exclusively on well-paid domestic workers.
18. Bureaucrats now _____ their recent efforts to spur the economy.
19. 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.
20. The banking has long been the _____ of the region’s crony capitalism.
21. In the immediate future, exports will more than ever be the ___ of the Asian economies.
22. For now, the world is breathing a bit easier. By mid-January, the South Korean crisis seemed to stabilize, Suharto was making conciliatory gestures to foreign bankers, and Asian stocks and currencies were starting to ______back.
23. The solutions would include _____ much of the debt into private securities and government bonds.
24. In Thailand, senators who represent real estate interests are intent ___ blocking the passage of laws that would speed up foreclosures
25. ___ would be the bad banking practices, the cronyism, and the political favoritism.