历史 TPO10-L2 American Food Crops

TPO10-L2

American Food Crops

Listen to part of a lecture in a European History Class.

 



  1. What is the main purpose of the lecture?
  • A. To describe the trade in food crops between Europe and Americas.
  • B. To describe the introduction of American food crops to Europeans.
  • C. To describe the influence of American food crops on traditional European dishes.
  • D. To describe the difficulties of growing American food crops in European climates.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about certain plants in the nightshade family?
  • A. They grow best in Mediterranean climates.
  • B. Their leaves are high in nutritional value.
  • C. They were mistakenly believed to be related to potatoes.
  • D. They are dangerous when eaten by human beings.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about Thomas Jefferson’s attitude toward tomatoes?
  • A. It was typical of his unconventional way of thinking.
  • B. It helped to advance his political career.
  • C. It changed the eating habits of North Americans.
  • D. It helped to make tomatoes popular in Europe.

 

  1. According to the professor, what was the long-term effect of the introduction of American corn and potatoes to Europe?
  • A. It had a negative effect on the nutritional intake of people living near the Mediterranean Sea.
  • B. It contributed to a shift in the balance of power from southern Europe to northern Europe.
  • C. It encouraged the development of new types of cuisine in southern Europe.
  • D. It led to the failure of many native European grain crops.

 

  1. According to the professor ,what is one of the reasons why potatoes became popular in Ireland?
  • A. Potatoes were more nourishing than native Irish food crops.
  • B. Potatoes grew better at higher altitudes than native Irish crops.
  • C. Political leaders in Ireland encouraged the cultivation of potatoes.
  • D. People in Ireland were not aware that potatoes are members of the nightshade family.

 

  1. What can be inferred about the professor when she says this: 🎧

 

  • A. She expects the student to provide an answer to her question.
  • B. She is surprised by the student’s question.
  • C. She thinks that she knows what the student was going to ask.
  • D. She expects other students in the class to express their opinions.


答案:
B D A B A C

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