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Speaking of sleep, most people understand that it is one of the necessities of life.61.( B )However,there are some people who, unfortunately, have trouble getting a sufficient amount of sleep at night. Thesepeople suffer from insomnia.62.( A )People who suffer from insomnia may also wake up at night and have trouble falling back tosleep again. Some insomniacs can’t sleep at all at night!What causes insomnia? 63.( C )For example, a medical condition, such as a breathing problem orlower back pain, can cause insomnia. In addition, a mental problem, such as sadness or anger, can also beresponsible for causing insomnia in some people. Studies have shown that there is a close connectionbetween stress, worry, and sleeplessness.Lifestyle factors also cannot be ignored when it comes to insomnia. 64.( E )Though these people maydrink coffee because they are struggling to stay awake at work, this can make it difficult for them to fallasleep later at home at night.Are there any treatments for insomnia? 65.( D )However, there are natural treatments as well, suchas keeping a sleep routine and consistently going to bed at the same time every night.One thing is for certain : those who suffer from insomnia have often confessed that they want justone thing – a good night’s sleep!(A) Insomnia is a sleep disorder that makes it difficult for people to fall asleep at night.(B) So, they usually do their best to get plenty of sleep every night.(C) Experts say that there are actually many causes of this sleep disorder.(D) Of course, taking medicine to treat this disorder often is the first thing that comes to mind.(E) Drinking Coffee, for example, has been linked to insomnia in many people.六、閱讀測驗題(5題 每題2分 共10)The first coffee vending machine was invented in 1946. Most of the machines were installed inworking environments like factories, and the idea of the coffee break gained in popularity. In the earlydays of coffee vending machines, only one type of brew was offered. In 1960, bean grinders were addedto many coffee vending machine, while 1991 witnessed the availability of different coffees, some ofwhichinclude expresso, cappuccino and flavored varieties.A coffee vending machine is likely to coexist with other types of food and beverage machines. Somevending machines dispense water and soda, while others offer snacks such as potato chips and candy bars.Sodas dispensed into cups in vending machines appeared in the early 1920s. Bottles of soda were firstvended in 1930. Canned sodas weren’t available in vending machines until 1961.Interestingly, the concept of vending machines is actually an ancient idea credited to Hero ofAlexandria in 215 B.C. Hero was a Greek mathematician and engineer who invented coinoperated4
devices for dispensing holy water in temples. In the more modern world, it was London, England, thatbegan using vending machines in the 1880s. At first, these machines sold postcards. Later on, they offeredbooks. In 1888, the United States began dispensing gums and small toys in vending machines beforeusing them mainly for common items such as candy, potato chips, soda and coffee.
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