Speech on Hitler

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Speech on Hitler

Speech on Hitler's Invasion of the U.S.S.R. 课外补充练习题/EXERCISES

    Lesson 5

    Speech on Hitler’s Invasion of the U.S.S.R

    ?. Word explanation

1. conviction

     A. convention

     B. well established fact

     C. the state of being convinced

     D. certainly

    2. consult

     A. advice

     B. suggest

     C. look up

     D. go to a person 3. private

     A. person

     B. one's own

     C. previous

     D. preserve

    4. count on

     A. depend on

     B. expect

     C. take into account

     D. all of

    5. enlist

     A. win over

     B. attractive

     C. obtain

     D. both A and C 6. means

     A. unkind

     B. to represent

     C. average

     D. method

    7. onslaught

     A. invasion

     B. aggression

     C. fierce attack

     D. annexation 8. cataract

     A. cataclysm

     B. waterfall

     C. disaster

     D. flood

    9. prey

     A. sth. killed

     B. speak to God

     C. please

     D. enemy

    10. ally

     A. join or unite

     B. without the company of others

     C. the centre of sth.

     D. volunteer

    11. fortify

     A. multiply by forty

     B. strengthen

     C. a stronghold

     D. fortress

    12. doom

     A. grave

     B. sepulchral

     C. terrible fate

     D. barge

13. prelude

     A. introductory movement

     B. to lure in advance

     C. tyrant

     D. steadfast

    14. intervene

     A. invade

     B. aggression

     C. intermezzo

     D. interfere

    15. ferocious

     A. brutishly violent

     B. attacking on purpose

     C. benign situation

     D. obedient

    16. presently

     A. right away

     B. now

     C. deliver

     D. gift

    17. portion

     A. pork

     B. part

     C. port

     D. proper 18. horde

     A. class

     B. squad

     C. company

     D. throng 19. primordial

     A. prime

     B. introductory

     C. primitive

     D. element 20. smart

     A. painful

     B. wisdom

     C. foe

     D. folly 21. vestige

     A. trace

     B. vest

     C. invest

     D. privilege 22. resolve

     A. solve

     B. settle

     C. revolve

     D. determine 23. accomplish

     A. accompany

     B. achieve

     C. compliment

     D. complement 24. distinction

     A. distinct

     B. distinguished

     C. difference

     D. instinct 25. rescue

     A. recover

     B. queue

     C. obscure

     D. obscure

?. Replace each underlined part with one word learnt in

    the text, the first letter of which is given:

1. Pressures made him go back to his old habit of

    smoking. r

    2. The teacher wrote his remark of the composition in the margin. c

    3. The lecture has been put off till next Friday. p

4. She still suffered in mindunder his unkind words.


    5. The men threw their spears at the enemy. h

6. I earnestly hope that you will agree with me on this

    issue. c

    7. Don't trust him, he is as clever as a fox. c

    8. He came to America as a poor immigrant but soon got

    rich as a merchant. p

    9. It is not our aim to conquer our foe, we are interested only in establishing peaceful relations. s

    10. The fine for spitting on the street is 5 yuan. p

?. Fill in each of the blanks with one of the following

    words or expressions in its proper form. Each word or

    expression is to be used only once.

appeal to, be true of, count on,

    devoid of, fresh from, in due course,

    issue, on the contrary, rid...of,

    round up, thereby, to that effect

    1. The greattoday is whether there will be war or peace.

    2. The sheepdogthe sheep and drove them through the gate.

    3. Our team isyou to win the match, Joe. 4. As"due to", "prior to" can never begin a sentence.

    5. He finished first in the race,winning the

    championship for his school.

    6. She called him a villain or words.

    7. Sound waves can not travel through a spaceair.

    8. These are eggsthe hen, not preserved ones. 9. I will answer all your questions.

    10. His speech did notthe head so much as to the


?. Reading comprehension.

1. The sentence “I asked that notice should immediately

    be given that I would broadcast at 9 o’clock that night” means that:

     A. I noticed that I should deliver a speech at 9 that night.

     B. I asked them to notice me giving a speech at 9 that night.

     C. that I was to give a speech at 9 that night should be noticed.

     D. the BBC should be informed that the P.M. would deliver a speech at 9 that night.

    2. The sentence “I suppose they will be rounded up in hordes.” means:

     A. The Russian Army was broken up into small groups and would be captured one after another by the Germans.

     B. The Germans came into Russia like hordes of beasts, surrounding and capturing many cities.

     C. The Russian army would line up to form a circle so as to surround the Germans

     D. The German army would line up to form a circle so as to surround the Russians.

    3. The sentence “it is devoid of all theme and principle except appetite and racial domination” can be understood as:

     A. Hitler and his regime were greedy and wanted to surpass other nations.

     B. For Hitler and his gang, nothing could be considered as ideal or guiding principle. The conquest of and rule over other nations was the strongest desire in them.

     C. The only thing that Hitler and his gang wanted was to be better than other nations.

     D. Hitler and his regime had conquered many other nations and this was very bad.

    4. According to the speech, Hitler had believed that his attack on the USSR would:

     A. cause conflicts between the United States and Great Britain.

     B. ignite sympathy from the right wing of the

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