Art museums are places where people can learn about various cultures(文化).The increasingly popular“design museums”that are opening today,however,perform quite a different role.Unlike most art museums,the design museum shows objects that are easily found by the general public.These museums sometimes even place things like fridges and washing machines in the center of the hall.
People have argued that design museums are often made use of as advertisements for new industrial technology.But their role is not simply a matter of sales—it is the honoring of excellently invented products.The difference between the window of a department store and the showcase in a design museum is that the first tries to sell you something,while the second tells you the success of a sale.
would most probably fill visitors with a feeling that there is something beyond their understanding.would most probably fill visitors with a feeling that there is something beyond their understanding.
and visitors may also sense the humorous(幽默的)part of our society while walking around such exhibits as interesting and unusually attractive toys collected in our everyday life.and visitors may also sense the humorous(幽默的)part of our society while walking around such exhibits as interesting and unusually attractive toys collected in our everyday life.
1.Showcases in design museums are different from store windows because they______.
A.show more technologically advanced products B.help increase the sales of products
C.show why the products have sold well D.attract more people than store windows do
2.The author believes that most design museum visitors______.
A.do not admire mass-produced products B.are puzzled with technological exhibits
C.dislike exhibits in art museums D.know the exhibits very well
3.The choices open to design museums______.
A.are not as strict as those to art museums B.are not aimed to interest the public
C.may fail to bring some pleasure to visitors D.often contain precious exhibits
4 .The best title for this passage is______.
A.The forms of design museums B.The exhibits of design museums
C.The nature of design museums D.The choices open to design museums
答案 .C D A C