例1：Far from viewing Jefferson as a skeptical but enlightened intellectual, historians of the 1960’s portrayed him as ______ thinker, eager to fill the young with his political orthodoxy while censoring ideas he did not like.
A. an adventurous
B. a doctrinaire
C. an eclectic
D. a judicious
E. a cynical
例2：A restaurant’s menu is generally reflected in its décor; however, despite this restaurant’s ______ appearance it is pedestrian in the menu it offers.
A. elegant B. tawdry C. modern D. traditional E. conventional F. chic
例3：There has been much hand-writing about how unprepared American students are for college. Graff reverses this perspective, suggesting that colleges are unprepared for students. In his analysis, the university culture is largely (i)______ entering students because academic culture fails to make connections to the kinds of arguments and cultural references that students grasp. Understandably, many students view academic life as (ii)______ ritual.
Blank (i) A. primed for B. opaque to C. essential for
Blank (ii) A. an arcane B. a laudable C. painstaking
例4：Most artists maintain an attitude of (i)______ toward their own work. They know, better than any critic would know, how their art (ii)______ their ambitions. The artist would demand of his admirer, Do you really think this is the best I am capable of? Henri Cartier-Bresson’s dismissal of his life’s work in photography, however, is (iii)______: it seems almost contempt, or even hatred, not just for his achievement but for the medium itself.
Blank (i) A.extraordinary hubris
B. irremediable disdain;
C. healthy disrespect
A. falls far short of
B. eventually transcends
C. subtly realizes
A. entirely comprehension
B. at another level altogether
C. at odds with his achievement