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108年大學指考英文考題 可能之出處 (書林出版公司提供)

108年大學指考英文考題 可能之出處及解答 

麥翠雯 整理, 蘇正隆 核定

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第 11 至 15 題為題組

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The Diversity of African Culture and Creativity - Africa.com

https://www.africa.com › Lifestyle › Culture

In recent years, the diversity of African culture and creativity has ... The fashion industry in Africa has witnessed tremendous growth in recent years. ... The boom in African fashion has caught the eyes of international celebrities including former US first ladyMichelle ObamaRihannaBeyoncé, among others ...

 

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Folake Coker - Biography Of Folake Coker, Founder Of Tiffany Amber

https://www.entrepreneurs.ng/folake-coker/

Folake Coker is a fashion designer and entrepreneur. ... She is the founder and creative director of a notable fashion and lifestyle brand, Tiffany Amber. ... She started her education in Nigeria before moving to the United Kingdom where she ... Folake Coker, little wonder she is one of the leaders in the African fashion world.

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Diary of a Fashion Enthusiast sanoo Instagramissa: “Folake Folarin ...

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk4nVJagqGh/?hl=en

 14 tykkäystä, 0 kommenttia - Diary of a Fashion Enthusiast (@stylediarynaija) Instagramissa: ”Folake Folarin-Coker is the founder of Tiffany ... Interestingly, she has a Master's Degree in Petroleum Law from Switzerlandbut as fate would have it, her insatiable passion for fashion led her into fashion design.

 

 

第 16 至 20 題為題組

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How the Internet travels under the sea in super-fast cables ...

https://www.weforum.org/.../10/why-internet-data-is-about-to-cross-the-ocean-faster/

Facebook and Microsoft just laid a new cable underneath the Atlantic. ... When we stream the latest TV series, or download high-resolution photoswe are probably unaware that the data behind them is speeding around the world in cables under the sea. In fact, 99% of data travels this way. Today, there are ...

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How the Internet travels under the sea in super-fast cables ...

https://www.weforum.org/.../10/why-internet-data-is-about-to-cross-the-ocean-faster/

Todaythere are over 420 submarine cables in service, stretching over 700,000 miles(1.1 million km) around the world. It's not a new ...

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How the Internet travels under the sea in super-fast cables ...

https://www.weforum.org/.../10/why-internet-data-is-about-to-cross-the-ocean-faster/

 The first transcontinental cable – laid in 1858 – ran from Ireland to Newfoundland, and made telegraph communication possible between England and CanadaCurrently, the world's highest-capacity undersea internet cable is a 5600-mile (9012-km) link between the US and Japan.

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10 Facts About the Internet's Undersea Cables | Mental Floss

mentalfloss.com/article/60150/10-facts-about-internets-undersea-cables

The cables are installed by special boats called cable-layers. It's more than a matter of dropping wires with anvils attached to them—the cables must generally be run across flat surfaces of the ocean floor, and care is taken to avoid coral reefssunken shipsfish beds, and other ecological habitats and general obstructions.

 


 

第 21 至 30 題為題組

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How to See the Getty Museum: It's More Than Just Exhibits - TripSavvy

https://www.tripsavvy.com › ... › California › Los Angeles › Things To Do

It's one of our favorite Los Angeles places. ... The Getty Center site sits more than 800 feet above sea leveltowering above the city of Los Angeles. A 0.75-mile-long tramway whisks visitors to the top of the hill, elevating them from ... The museum includes four exhibit pavilions and a visitor center, which form the hub of an ...

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How to See the Getty Museum: It's More Than Just Exhibits - TripSavvy

https://www.tripsavvy.com › ... › California › Los Angeles › Things To Do

This visitor guide to the J. Paul Getty Museum includes how to get there, ... Meier did such an outstanding job of creating a public space that people get ... They go to the Getty thinking they're going to a museum with works of art on the inside. ... Getty Center architect Richard Meier has been called "the ultimate voice of ...

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How to See the Getty Museum: It's More Than Just Exhibits - TripSavvy

https://www.tripsavvy.com › ... › California › Los Angeles › Things To Do

The Getty Center includes an art collection so large it takes four exhibit ... Working with a billion-dollar budget that has been called “the commission of the century,” he combined them to create a work of architecture that can excite visitors as much ... The extensive collection of the Getty Museum Los Angeles is housed in five ...

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KBS2005 - Social Program - Kettil Bruun Society

https://www.kettilbruun.org/web_archive/riverside_2005/socialprogram.html

Professionals track, Monday, 30 May - Wednesday, 1 June 2005 ... with fantastic views of the City, some expensive Hollywood Celebrity homes, and ... The best twenty four of these are setas "featurestones scattered about the sitewaiting to ... located on the restaurant and cafe side of the arrival plaza wall.


 

第 31 至 35 題為題組

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Copernicus born - HISTORY

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/copernicus-born

Feb 9, 2010 - On February 19, 1473, Nicolaus Copernicus is born in Torun, a city in ... Copernicus was born into a family of well-to-do merchants, and after his father's ... Poles of his social class, was sent to Italy to study medicine and law. ... He returned to Poland, where he became a church administrator and doctor.

 

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European Organization for Nuclear Research and ... - LaborPartyPraxis

laborpartypraxis.org/TexasSchoolBord.html

Among their goals are finding the identity of the dark matter that shapes the ...... the protective wall around the cathedralobservations were made "bare eyeball," so to speak, as a hundred more years were to pass before the invention of the telescope. In 1530Copernicus completed and gaveto the world his great work De ...

 

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Copernican heliocentrism - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copernican_heliocentrism

Copernican heliocentrism is the name given to the astronomical model developed by Nicolaus Copernicus and published in 1543. This model positioned the Sun near the center of the Universe, motionless, with Earth and the other planets orbiting around ... The Earth is one of several planets revolving around a stationary sun in a ...

 

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Nicolaus Copernicus Biography

images.pcmac.org/Uploads/.../Biography%20-%20Nicolaus%20Copernicus.docx

Copernicus remained at the Lidzbark-Warminski residence for the next seven ... the seven years he spent in Lidzbark-Warminski, Copernicus read several books ... on the list of forbidden reading material for nearly three centuries thereafter.



 

第 36 至 39 題為題組

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Tempeh - WikiVisually

https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Tempeh

Tempe or tempeh is a traditional soy product originating from Indonesia. ... It is especially popular onthe island of Java, where it is a staple source of protein. ... Java; as discarded soybeans caught the spores of a whitish fungus that was found to be edible. ... In particular, the tempe undergoes salt-free aerobic fermentation.

 

 

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https://fanssea.searca.org/news-and-updates/feature/tempe-indonesia-s-fermented-superfood

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第 40 至 43 題為題組

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The Secret How Hypnosis Really Works – David James Hypnosis

davidjameshypnosis.com/blog/the-secret-how-hypnosis-really-works/

When DrDavid Spiegel emerged from a three-hour shoulder surgery in 1972he didn't use any pain meds to recoverInsteadhe hypnotized himself.

 

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male to female hypnosis | best stop smoking aid

hypnosisband.com/2017/11/21/emotional-intelligence-social-skills-line.../index.html

When under hypnosisyou put your mind and body into a heightened state of learning, ... can reduce anxiety, particularly that related to stressful situations, such as .... You are fully conscious, but you tune out most of the stimuli around youYou focus intently on the subject at hand, to the near exclusion of any other thought.

 

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The Secret of How Hypnosis Really Works - Yahoo News

https://news.yahoo.com/secret-hypnosis-really-works-200312710.html

The unique effects of hypnosis on the brain suggest that it can be a ... In the study, Spiegel and his colleagues screened about 500 people in search of the most hypnotizable. ... easily hypnotized tend to be more trusting of othersmore intuitive and more likely to get so caught up in a good movie or play that ...

 

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Hypnosis May Help You Quit Smoking and Relieve Pain | Time

https://time.com › Health › Research

Hypnosis can help you quit smoking, ease stress and relieve pain, ... Taken together, these changes help explain how hypnosis can have powerful effectsincluding ... His own previous research has shown that when people in pain are taught self-hypnosis, they use half the pain medication and had half the ...



 

第 44 至 47 題為題組

 

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A group of nomadic hunter-gatherers in Thailand have multiple words ...

https://www.mpg.de › Homepage › Newsroom › Research News

The Maniq, a group of hunter-gatherers in southern Thailandcan describe smells using at least 15 different abstract expressions. ... Thus, the Maniq have an expression for the smell of the sun, but the same ... These terms express only smells and are not applicable across other sensory domains,” explains ...

 

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Why Are Certain Smells So Hard to Identify? - The New Yorker | The ...

https://www.newyorker.com/tech/annals-of-technology/naming-scents-uneducated-nose

The same cannot be said of English speakers. ... to have very little to do, however, with the nose's actual capabilitiesLast spring, an article in the journal Science reported that we are capable of discriminating more than a trillion different odors. ... Whence, then, our bumbling translation of scent into speech?

 

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A group of nomadic hunter-gatherers in Thailand have multiple words ...

https://www.mpg.de › Homepage › Newsroom › Research News

The Maniq, a group of hunter-gatherers in southern Thailand, can describe ... after all, in an environment that is still largely untouched by humansthey are ... They use their sense of smell to identify animals that they can hunt, and to recognise objects or eventssuch as spoiled food, that can pose a danger.


 


 

第 48 至 51 題為題組

 

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Okapi | Revolvy

https://www.revolvy.com/page/Okapi

Okapi The okapi (Okapia johnstoni), also known as the forest giraffe, Congolese ... Although the okapi was unknown to the Western world until the 20th century, ... For years, Europeans in Africa had heard of an animal that they came to call the ... [16] The okapi is sometimes referred to as an example of a living fossil, as it has ...

 

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Interesting facts about okapi | Just Fun Facts

justfunfacts.com/interesting-facts-about-okapi/

The okapi also known as the forest giraffe, congolese giraffe or zebra giraffe, ... Although the okapibears striped markings reminiscent of zebras, it is most closely related to the giraffe ... It has a long neck, and large and flexible ears. ... The coat is a chocolate to reddish brownmuch in contrast with the white horizontal stripes ...

 

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Okapi Animal - Key Facts, Information & Habitat - Animal Corner

https://animalcorner.co.uk/animals/okapi/

The Okapi (Okapia johnstoni) is a mammal located in the Ituri Rainforest in ... are thought to help young follow their mothers through the dense rainforest. ... may have seen the fleeting view of the striped backside as the animal fled through the bushesleading to speculation that the okapi was some sort of rainforest zebra.

 

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Can the Congo save itself, and its mythical okapi, from ... - CNN.com

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/22/africa/okapi-drc-congo-africa-intl/index.html

Jan 23, 2019 - Half zebra, half giraffe, the okapi was only discovered in 1901. ... lives an almost-mythical mammal that few people have ever seen. ... of dictators has seen much of the Congo's natural resources spin out of the government's control, and okapi numbers fall by 50since 1995Todayonly 10,000 remain.

 

(香港城市大學翻譯及語言學系 麥翠雯 整理, 蘇正隆 老師 核定 July 5, 2019)

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