2002년 1월 27일에 시행한 중앙선거관리위원회 9급 공무원 시험 영어 기출문제입니다.

1. 다음 글에서 필자가 말하고자 하는 요지는?
 I would certainly sooner live in a monotonous community than in a world of universal war, but I would sooner be dead than live in either of them. My heart is in the world of today, with its varieties and contrasts, its blue and green faces, and my hope is that, through courageous tolerance, the world of today may be preserved.
① Preference for a monotonous life
② Preservation of world peace
③ Varieties and contrasts of the world
④ The necessity of courageous tolerance

2. 다음 글에서 주인공이 처한 상황으로 가장 적절한 것은?
The taxi driver looked at his watch and grumbled that there was no time to lose. I had allowed one hour to catch my plane. We watched the flashing lights of the police car ahead. We could see that a truck had been involved in the accident and knew it would take some time to move the vehicles to the side of the road. It did - fifteen minutes. Then, as we neared the airport, we were faced with another traffic jam due to a series of rear-end collisions.
① 지루하다
② 다급하다
③ 부끄럽다
④ 후련하다

3. 다음 글에서 섬유광학을 사용함으로써 얻는 이득은?
Communications systems using fiber optic technology provide a high degree of reliability which allows complex digital signals to be transmitted, including a high volume of data base information. In the audio field, fiber optics provide high quality for international communications going through a number of relay points. The world-wide fiver optic network is constantly expanding and is never likely to be really completed as points are added to better serve customers.
① Higher volume
② Fewer relay points
③ More reliability
④ Less complex signals

4. 밑줄 친 부분과 의미가 같은 것은?
It is a matter of moment to remove the suppression of publication of these obscene books.
① at any moment
② every moment
③ on the moment
④ of importance

5. 밑줄 친 부분에 들어갈 가장 적절한 것을 고르시오.
Pale was the rose, at first, as the mist that hangs over the river - pale as the feet of the morning, and silver as the wings of the dawn. As the shadow of a rose in a mirror of silver, as the shadow of a rose in a water-pool, so was the rose that blossomed on the topmost spray ______________.
① of the sprinkler
② on the ground
③ in the water
④ of the tree

6. 밑줄 친 부분에 들어갈 가장 적절한 것을 고르시오.
Some take no thought of the value of money until they have come to an end of it, and many do same with their time. Lost wealth may be replaced by industry and economy, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but ________.
① lost time is not forever
② lost book can't be obtained
③ can't be completely recovered
④ money can't be ignored

7. 밑줄 친 부분에 들어갈 가장 적절한 것을 고르시오.
No man can live by and for himself. We are dependent upon the world of men and women, the world of the present and the world of the past, for all that we have and are. The same thing may be more clearly seen in the fact that any person becomes unhappy _______.
① when we are in a crowd of people
② if long separated from his kind
③ because we are dependent upon others
④ though he is a man of great wisdom

8. 밑줄 친 부분에 들어갈 가장 적절한 것을 고르시오.
The government is setting _____ standards on thermal pollution, since it has found present regulation to be _____ in many respects and unable to safeguard our waters.
① controlled - immaterial
② relaxed - severe
③ indelible - insecure
④ stringent - deficient

9. 밑줄 친 부분에 들어갈 가장 적절한 것을 고르시오.
   So often have I removed, so rough has been the treatment of my little library at each change of place, and, to tell the truth, so little care have I given to its well-being at normal times, that even the comeliest of my books show the results of __________.
① unfair usage
② great care
③ hard study
④ high price

10. 다음 글의 내용과 일치하는 것은?
The computers of decades ago could run numerical models of the weather no more than three days ahead before their predictions became pure fiction. Today better data, more detailed atmospheric models and immensely faster computers have pushed the range of reliable forecasts to nearly six days on average.
Though better predictions are saving many lives and a lot of money, each extension in range of prediction comes at a higher price. For the weather is intrinsically chaotic, so that a tiny inaccuracy in the initial data can easily snowball into a huge error which renders long-term prediction hopeless.
① Computers have increased our near-term predictive power for weather.
② It is believed that weather can be predicted with precision very soon.
③ Computers have made long-term weather forecasting a pure fiction.
④ It is highly unlikely that a small change in weather data causes a sizable difference in prediction.

11. 다음 문장을 바르게 영작한 것은?
「그녀가 울음을 터뜨린다고 해서 놀라지 말아라.」
① Don't be surprised if she bursts into tears.
② Do not surprise yourself she starts sobbing.
③ Never to be surprised if she starts sobbing.
④ No be surprised at all she bursts into tears.

※ 다음 밑줄 친 부분에서 틀린 곳을 고르시오.(12-13)
12. One of Thornton wilder's ①work, The matchmaker, ②was made into a motion picture ③in 1958 and was adapted in 1964 ④as the musical comedy Hello Dolly!

13. I ①listened very carefully to the president's ②saying, but I ③still couldn't understand exactly what he ④meant.

14. 다음 중 어법상 틀린 것은?
① The soldiers advanced forward slowly.
② Mr. Kim asked Jane to repeat herself.
③ The salary was sufficient enough for his needs.
④ She seems to have been a beauty in her days.

15. 다음 밑줄 친 부분과 뜻이 같은 것은?
The hair style has caught on with the girl students.
① been charmed
② become popular
③ become familiar
④ been satisfied

16. 다음 중 단어의 뜻풀이가 잘못된 것은?
① cadre - nucleus of trained personnel
② fetus - unborn animal or human in the womb
③ impeach - accuse or charge with a crime before a tribunal
④ putrid - period when sexual maturity is being reached

17. 필자가 묘사하는 사람에 관한 설명 중에서 본문에 언급되지 않은 것은?
She is tall, slim, and elegant, with long dark hair and brown eyes. She look sun-tanned even in winter. Her personality fits her looks. When she gets angry, she blows up so loudly that it can be heard in the next town. When she's happy, she shows great joy. When she found out that she had passed her university entrance exam, she danced in the bare feet through the whole town. She is always on the outlook for new and exciting experiences.
① 얼굴이 검은 편이다.
② 키가 크고 날씬하다.
③ 무용관람을 즐긴다.
④ 감정표현이 솔직하다.

18. 다음 글은 무엇에 대하여 서술하고 있는가?
With the inauguration of the Erie Canal in 1825, the Hudson River became one of busiest waterways in the United states. For over fifty years, the Hudson was crowded end to end with cargo schooners, luxury paddle-wheelers, and a vast armada of tugboats and barges carrying freight and passengers. But as the turn of the century approached, river traffic began to decline. First the cargo-carrying ships disappeared. Then railroads began to replace the steam-boats. Finally, by 1900, tugboats and barges were almost the only watercraft left.
① Rivers in the United States
② Steamboats and Paddle-Wheelers
③ The opening of the Erie Canal
④ The Hudson River in the Nineteenth Century

19. 다음 글의 분위기로 가장 적절한 것은?
The town was beyond description. Heaps of mud and sand crowded all parts of the town. Main street could hardly be recognized. Two large streams were running through the middle of the town. Houses were blown down or brought down by the flood. blocking every possible route. Several dead bodies of unfortunate victims were lying in the streets, while lots of people were searching for their family members and relatives who had disappeared in the ruins.
① calm
② solemn
③ boring
④ miserable

20. 밑줄 친 단어와 의미가 같은 것은?
Weaving is an art among the Navaho of Arizona and New Mexico.
① Pottery making
② Jewelry making
③ Doll making
④ Cloth making



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