BBC英语小测验:和 “邮政” 有关的英语常识

  原标题:《BBC英语小测验:和 “邮政” 有关的英语常识》

  每年的10月9日是由万国邮政联盟(Universal Postal Union)设立的 “世界邮政日 International Post Day”。传统的邮递系统拉近了人与人之间的距离,也加深了地区之间的沟通和交流。当代社会中,邮政服务仍是商务、生活中必不可少的一部分。通过做下面的小测验,学习六个和 “邮递、邮政 post” 有关的英语语言点。

  1. Before you send a letter to someone you need to put it in a(n) ______.

  a) envelope

  b) box

  c) wrapping paper

  d) packet

  2. Letters from companies that you don't know which are trying to sell you something are called this.

  a) spam

  b) hate mail

  c) junk mail

  d) trash letters

  3. You need to buy one of these to pay for the cost of posting a letter.

  a) a postcode

  b) a stamp

  c) a watermark

  d) a frank

  4. Many online sellers can arrange ______ for an extra fee.

  a) tomorrow-delivery

  b) soon-delivery

  c) next-day delivery

  d) quickly-delivery

  5. If you want to know when your online shopping will arrive, some companies give you the information to ______.

  a) trail your delivery

  b) follow your delivery

  c) see your delivery

  d) track your delivery

  6. The cost of sending something in the post depends on the weight. At the post office you have to put it on the ______.

  a) scales

  b) balance

  c) gauge

  d) measure


  1) a, 2) c, 3) b, 4) c, 5) d, 6) a.