历史 TPO53-L3 The History of Tea

历史

TPO53-L3 The History of Tea


Listen to part of a lecture in a world history class.



  1. What is the main purpose of the lecture?
  • A. To give reasons for the rise in popularity of tea drinking in England
  • B. To trace the historical development of tea drinking around the world
  • C. To contrast Asian tea drinking practices with European ones
  • D. To show why tea drinking developed into a formal cultural ritual

 

  1. What is the professor’s opinion about the origin of tea drinking?
  • A. She is pleased that it was a scientist that made the discovery.
  • B. She believes that the story of the Chinese emperor is historically accurate.
  • C. She doubts that tea drinking actually had its origin in China.
  • D. She thinks that the true origin of tea drinking may never be known.

 

  1. The professor discusses the role of tea in China, Japan, and England. What does she emphasize as an important effect that tea had in all three countries?
  • A. The tea trade led to more efficient business practices in each country.
  • B. Tea drinking improved the health of people in all three countries.
  • C. Tea drinking became a part of each country’s cultural identity.
  • D. The use of tea supported the existing class structure of each country.

 

  1. According to the professor, why was tea NOT popular at first when it was brought to Europe?
  • A. It was of poor quality.
  • B. Most people could not afford it.
  • C. Most people thought it was dangerous.
  • D. People did not know what to do with it.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about eighteenth-century records of the amount of tea imported into England?
  • A. They somewhat exaggerate the importance of the tea trade in that century.
  • B. They show that demand for tea remained low until the end of the century.
  • C. They are inaccurate because so much tea was imported illegally.
  • D. They provide proof that the tea trade led to periods of economic crisis.

 

  1. Indicate whether each of the following is a reason the professor gives for the increased popularity of tea in England.
    [Click in the correct boxes]
  Is a Reason Given Is Not a Reason Given
The King announced that people should drink more tea. A B
Many people wanted to imitate the new Queen. A B
A direct shipping route helped increase the supply of tea. A B
Tea drinking became a social activity appropriate for everyone. A B
People became more aware of the health benefits of tea. A B

 



答案:
B D C D C BAAAB

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