## 剑桥雅思真题12Test5阅读P3-What’s the purpose of gaining knowledge?答案+解析
**Reading Passage 3, Questions 33-40**
33.This is a university course intended for students who are undergraduates and who are studying ______.
题目解析：本题对应的文章内容是A段最后三句：“…thought of a course called Arson for Profit? …Any undergraduates who have met the academic requirements can sign up for the course in our program in ‘fire science’.”。A段中作者用戏谑的语气讨论两所大学的创始人是否想过开设一门叫“纵火赢利学”的课程，后面提到任一一名大学生，只要其符合学术要求，都可以注册一门叫做“消防科学”的课程。
34.The expectation is that they will become ______ specialising in arson.
题目解析：本题对应的文章内容是B段第一句：“Naturally, the course is intended for prospective arson investigators…”。文中提到这一门课程是为那些未来的纵火案调查者开设的。题目中的will become对应文中的prospective。
35 & 36.The course will help them to detect cases of arson and find ______ of criminal intent,leading to successful ______ in the courts.
题目解析：本题对应的文章内容是B段第一句：“Naturally, the course …detecting whether a fire was deliberately set, discovering who did it, and establishing a chain of evidence for effective prosecution in a court of law.”文中提到学生们需要学习消防的各种技巧，以便判断是否为蓄意纵火，要找出嫌犯，建立证据链，让法庭做出有效判决。
37.It is difficult to attract students onto courses that do not focus on a career.
题目解析：本题对应的文章内容是第一段第三句：“A student can prepare for a career in resort management, engineering, interior design, accounting, music, law enforcement, you name it.”。原文仅仅提到一个学生可以为以后的职业发展而学习各种相对应的课程，并没有提到让这些学生学职业之外的课程是否很困难。
38.The ‘Arson for Profit’ course would be useful for people intending to set fire to buildings.
题目解析：本题对应的文章内容是A段第四句：“…thought of a course called Arson for Profit?”B段第二句：“But wouldn’t this also be the perfect course for prospective arsonists to sign up for?”。A段中作者用戏谑的语气讨论两所大学的创始人是否想过开设一门叫“纵火赢利学”的课程，B段提到这会是潜在纵火犯最想上的课程。题目中的people intending to set fire to buildings对应文中的prospective arsonists。
39.Fire science courses are too academic to help people to be good at the job of firefighting.
题目解析：本题对应的文章内容是B段第三句：“… academic programs in fire science: they are highly welcome as part of the increasing professionalization…”。文中提到消防科学这种学术项目受到高度欢迎，它们能帮助消防从业人员及其他职业人员提升专业度。这与题干所陈述的信息相反。
40.The writer’s fire science students provided a detailed definition of the purpose of their studies.
题目解析：本题对应的文章内容是E段第二至六句：“The students have signed up for a course in order to learn how to market effectively. But to what end? There seem to be two main attitudes…”。作者是问了营销专业的学生他们为什么学习营销，并不是学习消防科学的学生。