原文： “The revisionist interpretation, which I support, does not enshrinedinosaurs as paragons of intellect, but it does maintain that they were notsmall brained after all. They had the “right-sized” brains for reptiles of their body size.”
题目：According to the passage, what is the revisionist interpretationconcerning the relationship between intelligence and physical size?
A.Dinosaurs actually had relatively large brains.
B.Dinosaurs were paragons of intellect.
C.Dinosaurs were relatively small brained.
D.Dinosaurs’ brains were appropriatelysized.
原文： “Government is so technical that even career civil servants cannotexplain what is happening. In 1978 I attended a seminar on federal estate andgift tax, where the Internal Revenue Service lawyers responsible for this areafrankly confessed that they did not understand the Tax Reform Act of 1976.”
题目：The author uses the description of the tax seminar in 1978 to makethe point that some governmental issues are:
A. sotechnical that not even career civil servants can understand them.
B. sotechnical that only career civil servants can understand them.
C. moretechnical than they used to be before the passage of the Tax Reform Act.
D. tootechnical for anyone other than an Internal Revenue Service tax lawyer tounderstand.
原文：“The remarkable thing about dinosaurs is not that they becameextinct, but that they dominated the earth for so long…”
“People, on this criterion, are scarcely worth mentioning—5 million years perhaps since Australopithecus, a mere 50, 000 forour own species, Homo sapiens…”
题目：In the context of the passage, what does the author mean when hestates that “people … arescarcely worth mentioning” (lines 81-82)?
A.Compared to the complex social behavior of dinosaurs, human behavior seemssimple.
B.Compared to the longevity of dinosaurs, humans have been on earth a very shorttime.
C.Compared to the size of dinosaurs, human seem incredibly small.
D.Compared to the amount of study done on dinosaurs, study of human behavior isseverely lacking