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阅读Success Is Not a Destination

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英语阅读Success Is Not a Destination(目的地)
     Should people stop once they have achieved something? No! In life, they are always trying to make
things better or have more of the same success.
     Athletes are constantly striving(努力) to shorten time for races, increase heights or distances.
The world of medicine has had its series of successes, too. Christian Barnard performed several
successful heart transplants. Other medical experts have achieved organ transplants. Throughout the ages, mankind has found treatments and cures for cancer and other diseases. A cure for AIDS might soon be
Success Is Not a Destination
discovered.
     Age does not seem to slow down achievers. Tina Tuner at 54 is still singing in abundance(丰富) and
attracting sell-out crowds wherever she goes.
     Comedian George Burns, in his 90s, wants to perform at Caesar's Palace when he turns 100.
     Success does not belong only to the rich and famous. It should be the goal of everyone. Many
successful people have had humble beginnings.
     Would you believe that actress Michelle Pfeifer of Cat was a supermarket checkout girl?
     At work, we strive for achievement, too. Success may mean organizing a conference more effectively
and efficiently each year. Sometimes, it is not a pat on the back or the promotion that makes it
worthwhile.
      Often, it is the inner thrill(一阵激动) and satisfaction of achievement, no matter how small it may
be.
      Aiming for success doesn't mean you are greedy or dissatisfied. It is all part of gaining new
experiences. It ultimately(最终) makes you a more interesting and useful person in society.
     The journey to success has its road blocks, discouragement and distractions. It takes great
resourcefulness and achievement to overcome obstacles and setbacks to move on successfully
1. If an athlete can shorten time in races, he/she        .
A. is a real success
B. will stop his/her steps forward
C. is always sure to win
D. is the best runner of all
2.The expression "a pat on the back" probably means "       ".
A. patting somebody on the back
B. something important
C. singing somebody's praises
D. anything important
3. Which statement below is NOT true according to the passage?
A. Man now can transplant organs.
B. Man now can cure AIDS.
C. Not all successful people have humble beginnings.
D. Michelle was once a supermarket checkout girl.
4.The writer of the passage agrees to all the ideas EXCEPT that       .
A. any small success will make us excited
B. organizing a conference is a success
C. aiming for success is to gain new experiences in life
D. the journey to success is not so smooth to make


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