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The home computer industry has been growing rapidly in the United States for the last ten years.Computers used to be large and expensive which were very difficult to use.But scientists and technicians have been making them smaller and cheaper while at the same time they have been made easier to use.As a result.their popularity has been increasing as more people have been buying computers for their homes and business.Computers have been designed to store information and computer problems that are difficult for human beings to work out.Some have voice that speak with the operators.Stores use computers to keep records of their inventories(存货清单)and to send bills to their customers.Offices use computers to copy letters，record business and keep in touch with other offices.People have been using computers in their homes to keep track of their money they spend.
One important new use for computers is for entertainment.Many new games have been designed to be played on the computers.People of all ages have been playing these games.People also have been buying home computers to play computer games.Watch movies and listen to concert at home.They have become very popular indeed.
第36题 Computer used to________.
A.work rapidly B.be large and expensive
C.be easy to useD.be used for fun
第37题 In resent years，computers are being made________.
A.1arger and more,expensive B.smaller and cheaper
C.more hard to useD.to work more slowly
第38题 Home computers can be use for________.
A.writing letters B.playing games
C.doing businessD.all of the above
第39题 The best title for the passage would be________.
A.New use for computer B.The popularity of home computer
C.The home computer IndustryD.Computers at home
I rushed into an ugly little shop to have the heels(鞋后跟)of my shoes repaired.“Please hurry.”I begged.
The shoemaker looked at me over his glasses.“Now，lady，we won’t be long.I want to do a good job.You see，I have a tradition(传统)to live up to.My father was a shoemaker.He always told me， ‘Son，do the best job on every shoe that comes into the shop，and be proud of you fine work.’”
As he handed me the finished shoes，he said，“These will last a long time.’’
I left the shop with a warm and grateful(感激的)feeling.This was the beginning of our friendship.Since then I went into his shop every few days just to talk with him.
One day，I went in disappinted and angry because of a poor job some painters had done for me.
“They had no pride in their work，”I said.“They didn’t want to work.They just wanted to collect their money for doing nothing.What can be done about it?’’
“There's only one way.Every mail or woman who hash’t a prideful tradition must start building one.No matter what sort of work a mall does，if he gives it his best each day.he's starting a tradition for his children to live up to.And he is making lots of happiness for him.self.’’
I went to Europe for a few months.When I returned，I learned that the old shoemaker suddenly had got sick two weeks ago，right there in his shop.He had died a few days later.1 went home with a heavy heart. I would miss him.He had left me something——an important piece of wisdom(名言)I shall always remember：“If you have a prideful tradition，you must carry it on;if you have not，then start building one now.’’
第40题 The old shoemaker thought to do his best in his work each day was ________.
A.to make lots of happiness for others
B.to make plenty of happiness for himself
C.to start a tradition for himself to live up to
D.to build a tradition for his children to be proud of
第41题 According to the old shoemaker's opinion，if one didn’t do a good job，he________.
A.didn'have a prideful tradition
B.just wanted to do nothing
C.wasn’t proud of his work
D.just wanted to collect others’money
第42题 The lady formed a friendship with the old shoemaker because________.
A.she had the heels of her shoes repaired by him
B.he did a good job to the heels of her shoes
C.she went into his shop every few days to talk with him
D.he taught her all important piece of wisdom
第43题 The old shoemaker died________.
A.only a few days before the lady returned from Europe
B.a few days after the lady returned from Europe
C.a few months after the lady went to Europe
D.two weeks before the lady returned from Europe