Because Americans are a blend of people from many countries,

 

there are only a few characteristics that __1__ all Americans. Perhaps

 

the most basic of these is American individuality that is evident in

 

their history from the days of their __2__. The second characteristic

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shared by all Americans is their paradoxical combination of idealism

 

and practicality. Another typically American feature is the emphasis

 

they place on money and the things it can buy—that is, the

 

materialism. Finally, in __3__ all American families, their parents

 

exert less influence on them than do parents in other parts of the

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world. These elements are deeply embedded in the American

 

character, but Americans are __4__ change in a relatively short period

 

of time.

( ) 1. (A) reply to (B) supply to (C) apply to (D) imply to

( ) 2. (A) founded fathers (B) founding mothers

(C) founded mothers (D) founding fathers

( ) 3. (A) basically (B) definitely (C) practically (D) realistically

( ) 4. (A) subject from (B) subjected to (C) subjected from (D) subject to

更多詳細解析 請參考 國考專門店 英銘國考英文周刊-No.27-克漏字篇

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