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高二阅读理解Founded in 1764 by French traders

时间:2017-10-12 17:55  作者:David  来源:www.2abc8.com

Founded in 1764 by French traders, St. Louis today is the fifteenth largest urban area in the USA. There are many attractive destinations for tourists.
★ American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog
Dog lovers who visit St. Louis won’t want to miss this 14,000-square-foot museum. Inside are over 500 paintings, watercolors, and a variety of other dog at objects.
The museum is open al the year round, Tuesday through Saturday 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., and Sunday 1 p. m. to 4 p. m. Admission is $ 5 for adults, $ 2.50 for students, and $ 1 for children up to 10.
★ Anheuser Busch Brewery
The Anheuser Busch Brewery tour is not just for beer lovers. The tour includes the historic Brew House, where visitors can enjoy how beer is made. Then the tour continues to the modern Bevo Packaging Plant. The best will be the Budweiser Clydesdale Stables.
The tours are always free.
★ Gateway Arch
Designed by Eero Sarinen and Hannskari Bandel, it took over two years and 900 tons of stainless steel to build. It is the tallest of the country’s national monuments. The arch is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. About one million people per year come to the top of the ach, where there is an observation platfom providing a great view of the city.
★ St. Louis Zoo
First version of the St. Louis Zoo opened in 1904 at the St. Louis World’s Fair, but in the century it has grown into one of the foremost zoos in the world. The Zooline Railroad, a passenger train takes visitors around the zoo, which contains over 9,000 animals of over 800 species.
The zoo is open every day but Christmas and New Year’s Day, with summer hours of 8 a. m. to 7 p.m., and the rest of the year of 9 a. m. to 5 p. m. Admission to the zoo is free.
21. If you (a student) plan to visit the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog with your parents and your five-year-old brother, how much will you pay?
A. $ 8.5.     B. $ 12.     C. $ 13.5.     D. $ 16.
22. Which of the following can you visit if you are interested in how to make beer?
A. American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog.
B. Anheuser Busch Brewery.
C. Gateway Arch.
D. St. Louie Zoo.
23. What can we know about the Gateway Arch from the passage?
A. It was made of stones.
B. It was built in two years.
C. President Jefferson was buried there.
D. You can see the city clearly on the top of the arch.
24. At the St. Louis Zoo, you can visit all animals there       .
A. by train    B. by bicycle    C. by bus     D. on foot


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