1999년 4월 11일에 시행한 국가직 9급 법원서기보직 공무원 시험 영어 기출문제입니다.

1. 아래 문장들의 공통으로 들어갈 수 있는 것은 ?
This building exactly corresponds ______ my needs.
He has gone steady _____ Mary since he was twenty.
She hated having to share the room _____ a stranger.
 ① to
 ② for
 ③ of
 ④ with

2. 다음 빈칸에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
 A: I've been having my hair ______ here for ten years.
 B: I _______ it cut and colored every two months.
 ① to do - had
 ② do - have
 ③ done - had
 ④ done - have

3. 다음 밑줄 친 곳에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
Ed likes _______ . He enjoys the danger, and doesn't even use a rope. I think it's a miracle that he has never fallen. So far he's been lucky and has never suffered an injury. But he really should be more careful.
 ① skiing
 ② surfing
 ③ fishing
 ④ mountain climbing

4. 다음 글에서 밑줄 친 it 이 가리키는 것은 ?
She complains that in the past the government had permitted companies to use unsafe methods. According to Newton, Waste Systems , Inc. has developed an efficient and safe way of taking care of industrial waste, and wants the public to know about it.
 " Waste Systems, Inc. spends a lot of money on safety and efficiency. However, we could do a lot more if we had government support for our program. "
 ① Waste Systems
 ② government permission
 ③ a safe way of taking care waste
 ④ government support for the program

5. 다음 글에서 밑줄 친 부분이 의미하는 것은 ?
Computer Expo, currently taking place at Curran Hall, is attracting people from all over the world. Says Al Onlein, Expo organizer, " We have the latest in computer technology. Anyone interested in computers will find something here." Onlein claims that it is almost impossible to find a school, home, or office today without a computer.
 ① Expo is intended for Al Onlein.
 ② Expo is intended for computer scientists.
 ③ Expo is intended for computer businesses.
 ④ You don't have to be a computer expert to go to Expo.

6. 다음 글을 읽고 물음의 밑줄 친 부분에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
When you have found a car you like, ask the dealer to let you drive it. Before you make up your mind , you ought to have it checked by a mechanic. If he is satisfied with it, you can then start bargaining with the dealer about the method of payment and price.
 Q: You ought to have the car checked by a mechanic because __________.
 ① you let him drive the car.
 ② it may look good, but not be of good quality.
 ③ you can then start bargaining with the dealer.
 ④ the dealer may not be satisfied with its quality.

* 다음 글을 읽고 물음에 답하시오[7-8]
People with limited budgets should consider buying at places like Quality Bargains. Buyers can get grand-new inexpensive furniture there. It comes with a ten-year guarantee, and delivery is free. Buyers pay less and get quality, and that's a bargain.
7. 밑줄 친 부분이 의미하는 것은 ?
 ① free delivery
 ② a ten-year guarantee
 ③ a low price for a quality product
 ④ a problem when buying furniture

8. What kind of people are advised to shop at Quality Bargains ?
 ① special delivery drivers
 ② those who are short of cash
 ③ those who are not limited in cash
 ④ those who like to buy brand-new furniture

9. 대화를 읽고. 무엇에 관한 내용인지 고르면 ?
 A: I can't believe that this is my last day here.
 B: You're leaving us today ?
 A: Yes. I'm so nervous about this.
 B: I'm sure it will be fine.
 A: I don't know. It will be so different.
 B: But didn't you want a new job to make more money ?
 A: Yes, I did. But now I'm not sure it was the right thing to do.
 B: Stop worrying. Everything will be fine.
 ① 월급 인상
 ② 직장 변경
 ③ 교대 근무
 ④ 휴가 계획

10. 다음 글 중의 밑줄 친 곳에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
A high I.Q. doesn't necessarily mean that a person is smart, nor does a low score mean for certain that a person is unintelligent. At least that's what some people have been saying recently. You have probably been given an some point at I.Q. test though you  may not have realized that purpose of the test at the time. I.Q. stands for " intelligence quotient." For many years teachers thought the I.Q. test was a good indicator of intelligence. Now they are having second thoughts. The main _____ is that the test questions are geared to certain experiences and lifestyles. One question, for example, asks the test-taker to make a connection between cups and saucers. This is fine, if the person's family uses them. However, a person who has never seen a cup or a saucer isn't necessarily stupid.
 ① advantage
 ② privilege
 ③ complaint
 ④ heritage

11. 다음의 글이 들어가기에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
  For instance, because they didn't know about many of diseases that we are familiar with today, they thought that spirits and demons made people ill.
 In ancient times, people often made up superstitious customs as a way of dealing with things that they did not understand. (1) They followed superstitious customs in order to try to control the evil spirits. (2) In Greece long ago, mothers had a way of keeping witches and bad spirits away from their sleeping babies. When a mother put her baby down to sleep, she would sing a lullaby. (3) Then she would stand in front of a fire and turn around three times. This was believed to keep the baby safe.(4)
 ① 1
 ② 2
 ③ 3
 ④ 4

12. 빈칸에 가장 적절한 것은 ?
 A: Hey, You look pale. What's the matter ?
 B: I couldn't sleep at all last night.
 A: Why ?
 B: Because I worried _______ in the exam.
 ① It's likely to rain
 ② What if I should fail
 ③ I have a bad headache.
 ④ I'm anxious

13. 다음 대화의 빈칸에 알맞은 것은 ?
 A: __________________.
 B: I can finish it in two hours.
 ① Can you finish it ?
 ② How soon can you finish it ?
 ③ Did you finish it already ?
 ④ When did you finish it ?

* 다음 글을 읽고 물음에 답하시오[14-15]
Have you ever flipped a coin to decide whether or not to do something ? People have flipped coins for more than two thousand years. Julius Caesar began the practice when he was the dictator in ancient Rome. A picture of Caesar's head was printed on one side of every Roman coin. When Caesar flipped a coin and  saw his head, that meant the Roman gods gave a 'yes' response to a question. If he didn't see his head, the answer was 'no. Romans began flipping coins to help make important decisions. Coin flips helped people know whom to marry, what house to buy, or who was guilty of a crime. Seeing Caesar's head meant the dictator and the Roman gods ___________.
14. 윗글의 내용과 일치하지 않는 것은 ?
 ① Caesar 가 동전 던지는 것을 시작했다.
 ② 로마인들은 중요한 결정을 할 때 동전을 던졌다.
 ③ 동전을 던져 Caesar 의 얼굴이 나오면 긍정을 의미했다.
 ④ 로마 신들은 동전던지기를 통해 사람들에게 의사를 표시했다.

15. 윗 글의 빈칸에 들어갈 말로 가장 알맞은 것은?
 ① disagreed with Caesar
 ② was not sure of his decision
 ③ agreed with person's decision
 ④ disagree with each other

16. 다음 글의 요지로 알맞은 것은 ?
It goes without saying that there are many ordinary things we can do on Earth that are impossible to do in outer space. One very simple example is scratching an itch. you couldn't do this if you were wearing a space suit. So how do astronauts scratch their noses if they get an itch while walking  on the moon, for instance ? Well, the scientists at NASA worked on a solution to this very problem. Today, built into every astronaut's helmet is a special nose-scratcher that can be activated by pressing a button. Though it takes care of a simple and seemingly silly problem, astronauts are no doubt very grateful for this device. An itch nose can be very uncomfortable. And if they took their helmet off to scratch in outer space, within a minute they would be dead.
 ① Problem that afflict earthbound people happen in outer space ,too.
 ② Removing the helmet of a space would be deadly.
 ③ Scientists at NASA designed a special nose-scratching device in the helmets of space suits.
 ④ To scratch itch is a simple and seemingly silly problem.

17. 다음 글 중의 밑줄 친 곳에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
The hummingbird gets its name from the humming sound made by its wings. This tiny bird can beat its wings at a rate of over 4,000 times per minute. The beating of the hummingbird's wings produced a hum similar to that produced by an electric fan, which rotates at a comparable speed. The hummingbird may appear to be suspended perfectly still in the air, but this is actually __________ caused by the rapid flapping of its wings. The bird's wings beat so quickly that their movement can't be defeated by the human eye.
 ① a hypnosis
 ② an optical illusion
 ③ a defect of memory
 ④ self-absorption

18. Dick 이 밑줄 친 부분과 같이 말한 의도는 ?
Dick was seven years old, and his sister, Catherine, was five. One day their mother took Dick into the kitchen. She gave him a nice cake and a knife and said to him, 'Now here's a knife, Dick. Cut this cake in half and give one of the pieces to your sister, but remember to do it like gentleman. '  'Like a gentleman ? ' Dick asked. 'How do gentleman do it ? ' " They always give the bigger piece to the other person, ' answered his mother at once. 'Oh, said Dick. He thought about this for a few seconds. Then he took the cake to his sister and said to her, ' Cut this cake in half, Catherine.'
 ① 이 케익을 똑같이 나누자.
 ② 이 케익은 네 마음대로 잘라라.
 ③ 내가 이 케익을 자르겠다.
 ④ 케익을 잘라서 내게 큰 조각을 다오.

19. 다음 글 중의 밑줄 친 곳에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
Many prison inmates complain about the size of their prison cells, but few would say that their cells were too big. In 1974, Raymond McCra filed suit against the Federal penitentiary in which he was serving time.
 Because McCra was only three feet eleven inches tall, he found his 3-foot-6-inch tall sink difficult to use. And in the prison's showers, he couldn't even reach the knobs to turn on the water. McCra claimed that his civil rights were being violated because his cell had not been adapted to his proportions. McCra may have had a point, but the court ruled that it was silly. The federal judge dismissed the case, calling it " ________."
 ① frivolous
 ② reasonable
 ③ brilliant
 ④ segregated

20. 다음 글 중의 밑줄 친 곳에 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
 Those long summer days that we love so much started out as joke. Before Daylight Savings Time, people enjoyed _________ than we do today. Every year on the last Sunday in April we set our clocks ahead one hour. This allows us to have one extra each evening before it gets dark. We don't go back to standard time until the last Sunday in October. Sounds like a good idea , doesn't it ? Although daylight Savings  Time was not instituted in the United States until 1918, the idea is credited to a man who had lots of good ideas -Ben Franklin. Many people know that Franklin was the first to suggest Daylight Savings Time. But few people know that when Franklin made the suggestion he was only kidding.
 ① an hour more of daylight in the summer
 ② two hours less of daylights in the autumn
 ③ an hour more of daylight in the autumn
 ④ an hour less of daylight in the summer

21. 아래에 주어진 글이 들어가기에 가장 알맞은 곳은 ?
 Scientists prefer to determine the age of fish by counting the growth rings on their scales.
 There are stories of fish that are believed to have lived for a century or more. For example, in 1610 a pike that had caught a copper ring engraved with the date 1448 attached to its fin. (1) Another story tells of carp that were put into the pools at the French Palace of Versailles in the late 1600s. (2) In 1830, many people believed that the same carp were still in the pools. Scientists doubt such extreme claims. (3) They believe that in the case of the versailles pools, for instance, the original fish could easily have died and been replaced by new fish. The date on the pike's ring could easily have been engraved incorrectly. (4) Using this method, scientists have found that a sturgeon caught in a Wisconsin lake was eighty -two years old.
 ① 1
 ② 2
 ③ 3
 ④ 4

22. 다음 우리말을 영어로 바르게 표현한 것은 ?
 다음 달 이 때쯤에는 나는 유럽을 여행하고 있을 것이다.
 ① I am traveling in Europe about this time next month.
 ② I will travel in Europe about this time next month.
 ③ I will be traveling in Europe about this time next month.
 ④ I am going to travel in Europe at this time of the next month.

23. 다음 글에서 밑줄 친 부분이 의미하는 것으로 가장 알맞은 것은 ?
A writer explained in her novel that a woman falls in love with a man because she sees in him ' a giant ear.' She went on  to remark that although people may think they are falling in love because of a good feature or some other force, really what we are looking for is someone to be able to hear us.
 ① 큰 귀
 ② 거인의 귀
 ③ 남의 말을 잘 듣고 이해하는 것
 ④ 잘 듣고 말하는 것

24. 다음 글의 제목으로 가장 적당한 것은 ?
Hawk are famous for their proverbially sharp eyesight. Eagles, which are related to hawks, also acute eyesight. Birds of prey, such as eagles and hawks, have eyes that are specially designed to be able to detect the shapes of moving objects. This skill is especially helpful for eagles. To be effective hunters, eagles must surprise their prey. Since an eagle can usually spot a rabbit hopping along from as far ass two miles away, it almost always sees its prey long before the prey sees it.
 ① Comparison of hawks with eagles
 ② How to catch prey of eagles
 ③ Outstanding eyesight of eagles
 ④ Eagle's eyes

25. 다음 밑줄 친 곳에 알맞은 단어는 ?
Some bloodhounds are used to track down criminals and escaped convicts, but they can also save the lives of lost children. These dogs have an amazing _________. One of the most famous of all bloodhounds, Old Boston, was half blind and still found more than one hundred criminals during his nine-year career. Bloodhounds are normally kept on leashes as they follow a scent, not because they are vicious, but to make sure that the other searchers can keep up with the dogs. Most bloodhounds are gentle, friendly animals that are more likely to try to lick the face of the person they track down than to growl or try to attack.
 ① intelligence
 ② sense of sight
 ③ perseverance
 ④ sense of smell

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