After working long hours On her feet everyday in the operating,room,Taryn Rose'knew a lot about foot pain.But unlike most of her colleagues,she turned her pain into money:Today she is the boss of Taryn Rose International,a$528 million company that makes nice and comfortable shoes.
At the beginning,Rose realized the only thing that could stop her was fear of,failure."I could hear my friends and family saying,'Why did you leave a good job?'If I failed,would I be okay facing them?And:t thought,'So what?I can go back for further study in medicine.'I started to accept that it would be okay to say,'I failed,but I tried.'Once I was comfortable with that th6fight,the fear came to an end.I realized I feared regret more than failure.And after you turn to the path you choose,there is nothing acceptable but Success"
Now,Rose has no regrets about leaving medicine."What I'm doing is not all that different from:what I Was doing as a doctor.The goal is the same:to relieve pain.A former professor told me:'You're helping hundreds of thousands of women with your shoes.As a doctor,you would have helped only the few who went to your office.You're having a much greater effect.'
Looking back,Rose admits she caught a couple of lucky breaks."To me,luck is about being prepared for those opportunities(机会)that come knocking.You have to have an open mind,the right skill is and all your senses working'to see what opportunities present themselves.Luck can open the door,but you still have to walk through it."
36.Before starting:her shoe business,Taryn Rose was a
参考解析：根据句可知，After working long hours On her feet everyday in the operating,room,Taryn Rose'knew a lot about foot pain.
37.Rose realized later was the most fearful for her to have or face in her job change.
参考解析：根据第二段，Once I was comfortable with that th6fight,the fear came to an end.I realized I feared regret more than failure.
38.What did her former professor think about Rose and her new job?
A.She doesn't have to meet many people in her office.
B.Her new work is quite different from her old job.
C.She can now serve more people than before.
D.Her new work is much more difficult.
参考解析：根据第三段，You're helping hundreds of thousands of women with your shoes.As a doctor,you would have helped only the few who went to your office.You're having a much greater effect.
39.Which of the following can best!explain the last sentence in the passage?
A.You have to do what you can after luck brings you opportunities.
B.You should open the door when opportunities come to you.
C:You have to be prepared for walking through the door.
D.You should open your eyes to see opportunities clearly.
Last fall was a first-of-its-kind season.I did not arrange any after-school classes for my children.No swimming.'No music lessons.No play dates.Nothing.
Once they finished their homework,they were free to do what they pleased,but only one hour of TV.In the beginning,my sons,Ben,11,and Nick,9,were anxious about this sudden,unplanned freedom.I had to,push them out of the door with a ball,a bike,and so on."Play?ordered.
I learned that this new plan takes time,patience and a lot of faith in the theory that having excellent grades isn't really important.
When my older kids,now in college and high school,were young,I brought in the rules of modern parenting.They are unspoken,but followed carefully.First,you must let your child have a variety of activities.After all,you never know where you'll find a genius.Second,if the child shows the slightest talent,the activity must be pushed with lessons,special coaching and practice of several days a week.Every minute should be taken and every minute has a purpose.That was really too much for my children.
Now with the new plan,we told stories,We listened to music.And'the.kids played with bikes,balls,and whatever was handy.Nobody kept score.In fact,the boys played outside so much that the lawn was worn down to the soil in places.They've made friends with those who come from all over the neighbourhood to play games.
We like those peaceful evenings.Ben and Nick have a good time this fall,MaYbe that's because the time off has allowed us to enjoy each other's company;
40.What was new for the family last fall?
A.The children began to learn music when school was over.
B.The writer arranged no'extra lessons for the children.
C.The writer found no time to play with the sons.
D.The children had nothing to do alter school
参考解析：根据第二句，I did not arrange any after-school classes for my children.
41.At the beginning of that season the children
A.Hated to spend more time on their homework
B.felt excited about making their own decisions
C.were pleased to have more freedom
D;were worried about the change
42.According to',modern parenting"discussed in Paragraph 4,parents should
A.make use of every minute to be with the children
B,provide coaching and practice for each,activity.
C.try ex,cry means to find a child's real talent
D.know the rules but never talk about them
43.Fromthe passage we learn that
A.children like story'telling more.than bike-riding
B.parents should teach theirchildren how to make a plan
C.children should have time to enjoy themselves after school
D.parents can enjoy their evenings when children play with others