【阅读选择】And yet although the Mayas knew about the wheel, they never used it. Neither did they use metals other than copper. What is ever more surprising is that they suddenly abandoned(抛弃) many of the cities and built new ones in the jungle. Some time around AD900, Mayan civilization collapsed. By the year 1200, their last great capital, Chichen Itza, was deserted. One of the most surprising findings about Mayas was that ______.
A、they developed accurate system measuring time.
B、they knew how to build pyramids with stones.
C、they deserted their cities and moved to new ones.
D、they built cities which they never lived in.
答案解析：对应点为What is ever more surprising is that they suddenly abandoned many of the cities and built new ones in the jungle.是对原文语意进行了转化，最高级代替了比较级。
[阅读选择]For any given task in Britain there are more men than are needed. Strong unions keep them there. In Fleet Street， home of some of London‘s biggest dailies， it is understood that when two unions quarrel over three jobs the argument is settled by giving each union two. That means 33 per cent over manning， 33 per cent less productivity than could be obtained.
What happens when disputes over job opportunities arise among British unions?
A、Thirty three per cent of the workers will be out of work.
B、More jobs will be created by the union.
C、More people will be employed than necessary.
D、The unions will try to increase productivity.
答案解析：本段开头告诉读者“…there are more men than are needed…when two unions quarrel over three jobs, the argument is settled by giving each union two”，接下来作者又进一步说明其实质，即它意味着“33 per cent over manning, 33 per cent less productivity than could be obtained”。