National Geographic Society
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20036 U. S. A.
Phyllis Diller Senior President Dear Member,
Your National Geographic Society membership is just about to end. To continue receiving National Geographic for another year, please make your membership continue for a further period of time.
Then get ready to enjoy 60 interesting Geographic articles and as many as five colorful new maps scheduled for the coming year.
Think back to the places you’ve been—the things you’ve seen—only in your National Geographic. What a valuable reference library they make for a better understanding of our world. As your collection of magazines grows, you and your family will continue to use and refer to them—year after year! It’s like an encyclopedia (百科全书）that continually updates itself.
There’s more to membership than the magazines and the maps. You also have the satisfaction of knowing that your dues support the Society’s research and geography education projects.
Incredibly, only a few pennies a day brings you membership, magazines, and maps. Divide that by the number of people who benefit from your membership，and you’ll see how little it costs to gain so much.
I think you，ll agree, and you won’t find a better bargain anywhere. Continue the adventure. Make your membership continue today.
P. S. To continue receiving National Geographic—with minimum delay—you must respond immediately.
41. According to the passage, National Geographic provides people with
A. interesting articles B. new schedules
C. membership cards D. education projects
42.We can learn from the passage that
A. the magazines and maps are free
B. the membership costs a lot of money
C. the payments will support some research
D. the magazines can only be found in the library
43. What is the purpose of the passage?
A. To call for more social research. B. To ask people to continue membership.
C. To introduce a popular magazine. D. To encourage people to travel the world.