来源：网络资源 作者：匿名 2009-10-08 18:11:37
（二十六）（2009宁波）A famous foreign company in China wanted a Clerk for its public relation department (公安部).
A beautiful girl with a master's degree(硕士学位) went through a lot of challenges and her name was on the list. In the final stage she faced an interview together -with another girl. Both of them were outstanding, not only in looks but also in education.
The girl was successful in the interview. It seemed that she would get the chance. At last the examiner asked her, "Can you come to the office next Monday?" Shocked by the unexpected question, the beautiful girl couldn't make a decision at the moment, so she said, "I have to talk with my parents before I give an answer. " The examiner felt surprised but said calmly, "If so, let' s wait till you are ready. "
The next day, the girl came to tell the examiner that her parents had agreed to let her begin work next Monday. But the examiner said regretfully (遗憾地), "Sorry, another suitable candidate (选手)has got the job. You had better try another place. "The beautiful girl was surprised. She asked for an explanation(解释) and was told, "What is needed here is a person who knows her own mind. "
That was how a good opportunity right under the nose of a beautiful girl ran away.
1. The beautiful girl wanted to ask her parents for advice because
A. she didn't like the job
B. she didn't expect the examiner would ask such a question
C. she didn't want to answer the question
D. her parents would be angry if she didn't ask them
2. We can learn from the passage that
A. the company lost its best clerk B. no girl got the job
C. the other girl who failed at the last interview might get the job
D. the examiner was very pleased with the girl
3. The examiner regarded as the most important.
A. a person's confidence B. a person's knowledge
C. a person's age D. a person' s beautiful looks
4. The underlined phrase "right under the nose of" probably means
A．就在鼻子下 B．想要得到的 C.没有把握的 D．就在眼前的
5. The best title for the passage above might be
A. Make Decisions With Your Parents B. A Successful Interview
C. Use Your Own Mind D. Answer the Examiner's Question Quickly
【答案】1. B 2. C 3. A 4. D 5. C