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Directions：In this section，there is a passage with ten blanks.You are required to select one word for each blank from a list of choices given in a word bank following the passage.Read the passage through carefully before making your choices.Each choice in the bank is identified by a letter. Please mark the corresponding letter for each item on Answer Sheet 2 with a single line through the centre.You may not use any of the words in the bank more than once.
Questions 36 t0 45 are based on the following passage.
The flood of women into the job market boosted economic growth and changed U.S.society in many ways.Many in-home jobs that used to be done 36 by women—ranging from family shopping to preparing meals to doing 37 work—still need to be done by someone.Husbands and children now do some of these jobs，a 38 that has changed the target market for many products.Or a working woman may face a crushing“ poverty of time” and look for help elsewhere，creating opportunities for producers of frozen meals，child care centers，dry cleaners，financial services，and the like.
Although there is still a big wage 39 between men and women，the income working women 40 gives them new independence and buying power.For example，women now 41 about half of all cars.Not long ago，many cars dealers 42 women shoppers by ignoring them or suggesting that they come back with their husbands.Now car companies have realized that women are 43 customers.It’s interesting that some leading Japanese car dealers were the first t0 44 pay attention to women customers.In Japan.fewer women have jobs or buy cars——the Japanese society is still very much male—oriented.Perhaps it was the 45 contrast with Japanese society that prompted American firms to pay more attention to women buyers.
37.【解析】K。此处需要一个形容词作定语修饰work。根据上下文意思，____work，应与family shopping，preparing meals并列，同属in-home jobs。结合选项，只有voluntary带入后意为“义务工作”符合文意。
42.【解析】 M。此处应填动词作为谓语，且根据前文的时间Not long ago可知要填动词的过去式。根据句中ignoring和suggesting部分的意思，只有insulted符合题意。
44.【解析】 H。此处需要一个副词作不定式的状语修饰pay attention。代入选项中剩余的副词really和technically，不难看出really符合文意。