巫山中学 2017 级高一下期期末英语试题
本试卷分第Ⅰ卷（选择题）和第Ⅱ卷（非选择题）两部分。满分 150 分，考试时 间为 120 分钟。
第一部分 听力（共两节，满分 30 分） 第一节（共 5 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 7.5 分） 听下面 5 段对话。每段对话后有一个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三个选项 中选出
最佳选项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后，你都有 10 秒钟的时 间来回答有关小题和阅读下一小题。每段对话仅读一遍。 1. What is the relationship between the two speakers? A. Colleagues. B. Husband and wife. C. Father and daughter. 2. How long was the woman away? A. For a week. B. For nine days. C. For half a month. 3. Where does the conversation take place? A. In a shop. B. In a hospital. C. In a restaurant. 4. What did the woman do last night? A. She saw a film. B. She studied at school. C. She talked with a friend. 5. What are they mainly talking about? A. The weather. B. Their countries. C. Their good days. 第二节（共 15 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 22.5 分） 听下面 5 段对话或独白。 每段对话或独白后有几个小题， 从题中所给的 A、 B、 C 三个选项中选出最佳选项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听每段对话或独白前，你 将有 5 秒钟的时间阅读各个小题；听完后，各个小题将给出 5 秒钟的作答时间。 每段对话或独白读两遍。 听第 6 段材料，回答第 6、7 题。 6. Where does the conversation take place? A. In the bank. B. In the street. C. At the police station. 7. What will the woman do first? A. Attend the meeting. B. Go to the airport. C. Pay for the mistake. 听第 7 段材料，回答第 8 至第 10 题。 8. What did the woman dislike in Italy? A. The food. B. The weather. C. The traffic. 9. How many photos did the woman talk about? A. Two. B. Three. C. Four. 10. Which did NOT the woman mention? A. Museums. B. Beaches. C. Old buildings. 听第 8 段材料，回答第 11 至第 13 题。
11. How does the man feel? A. Very tired. B. Very hungry. 12. Who is the woman? A. The man’s wife. B. A waitress. 13. What does NOT the man want? A. A ham sandwich. B. A glass of iced tea. 听第 9 段材料，回答第 14 至第 16 题。 14. Why is the man going to make a suit? A. To look for a job. B. To attend a wedding. 15. What color does the man prefer? A. Brown. B. Black. 16. What does the woman think of black suits? A. Boring. B. Fashionable. 听第 10 段材料，回答第 17 至第 20 题。 17. What do we know about fennec foxes? A. They are very heavy. B. They live in the forests. C. They have large ears. 18. What do fennec foxes use as a blanket? A. Their fur. B. Their tails. 19. What do fennec foxes eat? A. Only meat. B. Only plants. 20. How many babies do fennec foxes have at a time? A. One to five. B. Five to ten. 第二部分 阅读理解（共两节，满分 40 分） 第一节（共 15 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 30 分）
C. Very thirsty. C. The man’s friend. C. Some vegetable soup.
C. To visit his parents. C. Blue. C. Simple.
C. Their feet. C. Meat and plants. C. Ten to twelve.
阅读下列短文，从每题所给的四个选项（A、B、C 和 D）中，选出最佳选 项，并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。 A No one can change the weather. Nobody can control the weather. But if we read correctly the signs around us, we can tell what the more important changes in the weather will be. This way of telling what the weather will be like on the following day or two is called weather forecasting(预报). For many centuries and in all countries, people have studied the weather and tried to make weather forecasting. Rings around the sun are a sign of coming rain. That many people feel their joints(关节) hurt is a sign of wet weather. Some birds fly high if fine weather is coming, but they fly near the ground if rainy or stormy weather is on the way. If you see a rainbow during rainy weather, this is a sign that the weather will become clear and fine. Such rainbows come in the evening. If the stars twinkle clearly at night, then fine weather will continue. If a fog appears in the morning just above a river, then the day will be warm. If the sunset is mostly red in colour, then the following day will be fine. If a rainbow appears in the morning, rainy weather will
probably approach. Most of the above sayings have been made by the people who have used their eyes and brains to make weather forecasting. 21. According to the passage, people’s joints ache ______. A. because they are ill B. is a sign of coming rain C. without any reason D. because of the insects 22. Which of the following can be used here to replace the underlined phrase “on the way”? A. away B. gone C. coming D. disappearing 23. Which of the following signs can tell the weather will probably be rainy? A. A rainbow appears in the morning. B. Some birds fly high. C. The stars twinkle clearly at night. D. Fogs appear in the morning just above a river. 24. Which of the following sentences can you infer from the passage? A. One is never too old to learn. B. The early bird catches the worm. C. An hour in the morning is worth two in the evening D. Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning. Red sky at night, sailors’ delight. B The old man walked with a cane (拐杖) slowly into the restaurant. His poor jacket, worn-out trousers made him different from the usual Saturday morning breakfast crowd. Unforgettable were his pale blue eyes that sparkled like diamonds and thin lips that held a steady smile. He walked toward a table by the window. A young waitress watched him and ran over to him, saying, “Here, Sir. Let me give you a hand with that chair.” Without a word, he smiled and nodded a thank you. She pulled the chair away from the table. Supporting him with one arm, she helped him move in front of the chair, and get comfortably seated. Then she pushed the table up close to him, and leaned his cane against the table. In a soft, clear voice he said, “Thank you, Miss.” “You’re welcome, Sir.” She replied. “My name is Mary. I’ll be back in a moment. If you need anything, just wave at me.” After he had finished a nice meal, Mary brought him the change, helping him up from his chair and walking with him to the front door. Holding the door open for him, she said, “Come back and see us, Sir!” He nodded a thank you and said with a smile, “You are very kind!” When Mary went to clean his table, she was shocked. Under his plate she found a business card and a note written on the napkin, under which was a $ 100 bill. The note read, “Dear Mary, I respect you very much, and you respect yourself, too. It shows by the way you treat others. You have found the secret of happiness. Your kind gestures will shine through those who meet you.” The man she had served was the owner of the restaurant. This was the first time that she, or any of his employees, had seen him in person.
25. Mary ran over to the old man because _____. A. the old man was the boss of the restaurant B. she was worried that the old man might cause trouble to the restaurant C. she saw the old man had some difficulty moving and taking a seat D. the old man had asked her to wait on him 26. The man came to the restaurant_____. A. to have breakfast B. to see his workers C. to see how Mary served customers D. to find out how the workers in his restaurant were working 27. The words the man left on the napkin suggested that _____. A. respecting others means respecting oneself B. serving others is a respectable job C. Mary would get a rise as a result of her kindness D. Mary’s kind service would bring in more money for her 28. Which of the following is the best title for the story? A. A Kind- hearted Girl B. Shining Kindness C. Kindness Means Opportunities D. A Special Boss C Australia’s koalas could die out within 30 years unless immediate action is taken to stop the losing in population, according to researchers. They say development, climate change and bushfires have all combined to reduce the number of wild koalas sharply. The Australian Koala Foundation said a recent survey showed the population could have dropped by more than half in the past six years. The number of koalas was once estimated to be more than 100,000, but now is as few as 43,000. The foundation collected field data from 1,800 sites and 80,000 trees to calculate the numbers. In one area in northern Queensland estimated to have 20,000 koalas a decade ago, a team of eight people could not find a single animal in four days of searching. The foundation said besides problems caused by cutting down forests, hotter and drier conditions because of global warming had reduced the nutritional value of their main food, eucalyptus (桉树) leaves, leading to poor nutrition for them. Koalas, which live in the forests in Australia’s east and south, are very picky about what types of the leaves they eat. Foundation chief Deborah Tabart said: “The koalas are missing everywhere we look. It’s really no tree, no me. If you keep cutting down trees you don’t have any koalas.” She is hoping the new figures will persuade the government’s Threatened Species Steering Committee (TSSC) to list the koala as threatened. But committee chairman Bob Beeton said a decision was not likely recently and the koala’s status as one of the country’s favourite animals would not be a factor. “There’s a number of species which are attractive and people have special feelings towards them. We don’t consider that,”
Mr Beeton said. 29. The writer gives the example of the area in northern Queensland in Paragraph 3 to show that _____. A. the forests are being damaged heavily B. the number of koalas is dropping quickly C. koalas usually live in wild mountainous areas D. the environment is being polluted seriously 30. Global warming is an important cause of koalas’ reduction because _____. A. koalas can hardly stand the hot weather B. koalas cannot get enough water to drink C. the leaves koalas eat are losing nutritional value D. the leaves koalas eat cannot grow in hot weather 31. According to Bob Beeton, _____. A. koalas are his favourite animals B. a decision will be made to protect koalas C. koalas needn’t be protected at all D. they needn’t pay special attention to koalas D Food Festivals Around the World Stilton Cheese Rolling May Day is a traditional day for celebrations, but the 2,000 English villagers of Stilton must be the only people in the world who participate in cheese rolling. Teams of four, dressed in a variety of strange and funny clothes, roll a complete cheese along a 50-metre course. On the way, they must not kick or throw their cheese, or go into their competitors’ lane (赛道). Competition is fierce and the chief prize is a complete Stilton cheese weighing about four kilos (disappointingly, but understandably the cheeses used in the race are wooden ones). All the competitors are served with beer or wine, the traditional accompaniment for Stilton cheese. Fiery Foods Festival—The Hottest Festival on Earth Every year more than 10,000 people head for the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico. They come from as far away as Australia, the Caribbean and China, but they all share a common addiction—food that is not just spicy, but hot enough to make your mouth burn and your eyes water. Their destination is the Fiery Food and BBQ Festival which is held over a period of three days every March. You might like to try a chocolate-covered habanero pepper—the hottest pepper in the world—or any one of the thousands of products that are on show. But one thing is for sure—if you don’t like the feeling of a burning tongue, this festival isn’t for you! La Tomatina—The World’s Biggest Food Fight On the last Wednesday of every August, the Spanish town of Bunol holds La Tomatina—the world’s largest food fight. A week-long celebration leads up to an exciting tomato battle as the highlight of the week’s events. The early morning sees the arrival of trucks with tomatoes—official fight-starters get things going by throwing tomatoes at the crowd. The battle lasts little more than half an hour, in which time around 50,000 kilograms of tomatoes have been thrown at anyone or anything that moves, runs, or fights back. Then everyone heads down to the river to make friends again —and for a
much-needed wash! 32. In the Stilton cheese rolling competition, competitors on each team must_____. A. wear various formal clothes B. kick or throw their cheese C. roll a wooden cheese in their own lane D. use a real cheese weighing about four kilos 33. Where is the Fiery Food and BBQ Festival held? A. In the Caribbean. B. In New Mexico. C. In Australia. D. In China. 34. The celebration of La Tomatina lasts_____. A. seven days B. three days C. less than three days D. more than seven days 35. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage? A. The chief prize for the Stilton cheese rolling competition is beer or wine. B. More than 10,000 Chinese take part in the Fiery Food and BBQ Festival. C. An exciting tomato battle takes place at the beginning of La Tomatina. D. Thousands of spicy foods are on show in the Fiery Food and BBQ Festival. 第二节（共 5 小题; 每小题 2 分，满分 10 分） 根据短文内容，从短文后的选项中选出能填入空白处的最佳选项。选项中有 两项为多余选项。 It is reported that although our genes and environment play an important role, how happy we are largely depends on our choices and activities. The following are just several areas that tend to make a big difference to people’s happiness. Take a positive attitude Positive emotions―like joy, gratitude, satisfaction, inspiration and pride― don’t just feel good when we experience them. 36 So although we need to be realistic about life’s ups and downs, it helps to focus on the good aspects of any situation―the glass half full rather than the glass half empty. Accept who you are and what you are 37 Learning to accept ourselves and being kinder to ourselves when things go wrong will increase our enjoyment of life. It also helps us accept others as they are. Ask a trusted friend or colleague to tell you what they think your real strengths are. 38 39 Caring about others is fundamental to our happiness. Helping other people is not only good for them; it’s good for us too. It makes us happier and can help to improve our health. Giving also creates stronger connections between people and helps to build a happier society. Take part in something bigger People who have meaning and purpose in their lives are happier. They also experience less stress, anxiety and depression. 40 It might come from doing a job that makes a difference, or spiritual beliefs, or our family. The answers may be different for each of us but they all involve being connected to something bigger than ourselves. A. Our broader social networks bring a sense of belonging. B. Nobody is perfect.
C. D. E. F. G.
Give them a call or offer your support. Try to make more use of these. They also help us perform better, and improve our physical health. But where do we find meaning and purpose? Do things for others.
第三部分 英语知识运用（共两节，满分 45 分） 第一节 完形填空（共 20 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 30 分） 阅读下面短文，从短文后各题所给的四个选项（A、B、C 和 D）中，选出可以填 入空白处的最佳选项。 Jeffrey and his mother loved their new apartment. The living room was large enough for their piano. That night, the two of them 41 side by side at the piano, playing jazz music to celebrate their new home. The loud 42 filled the room and made them very happy. The next morning, 43 , their happiness disappeared. Someone had left a 44 under their door during the night. One of their neighbors had written to complain about the sound of the piano. Jeffrey’s mother asked the building superintendent(管理员) if he knew anything about it. But he said that they were all 45 people and he couldn’t imagine any of them had done that. Later that morning, Jeffrey suggested that they write a letter to their 46 and apologize for their playing. “Maybe we could go and 47 everyone in person.” his mother said. “What if we invited them to come here for a 48 instead?” Jeffrey asked. They both loved the 49 . Over the next few days, they sent out invitations and prepared desserts 50 their guests. They even decorated the apartment. Finally, the day of the party 51 . Some guests brought presents, others flowers. Some even brought desserts to 52 . One woman, Mrs. Gilbert, 53 a book of piano music by Chopin to Jeffrey’s mother. “I heard you playing the other night,” she said. “The sounds woke me up. I 54 that you might play like this every night. So I wrote a short note. I hope you don’t think I disliked the playing.” Jeffrey’s mother smiled at Mrs. Gilbert. “I think maybe we 55 you an apology.” she said. “I didn’t 56 how late it was when we were playing. We should play some quieter music at night.” “You play, you play!” Mrs. Gilbert said. “I like what you play! Just not so loud at night.” She pointed to the book she had given them. “These songs are not such 57 music.” “These songs are beautiful.” Jeffrey’s mother said. “We will be 58 to play them.” “And we won’t play so loud or late!” Jeffrey said. He was already looking forward to 59 the new music. More than that, he was happy to see the big smile on his mother’s face. It gave him a feeling of 60 and made him feel that they were home at last. 41. A. stood B. sat C. lay D. walked 42. A. voice B. ring C. music D. cry 43. A. however B. therefore C. otherwise D. instead
44. A. poster 45. A. proud 46. A. friends 47. A. blame 48. A. party 49. A. experience 50. A. to 51. A. arrived 52. A. order 53. A. treated 54. A. promised 55. A. give 56. A. realize 57. A. sweet 58. A. brave 59. A. changing 60. A. warmth
B. note B. rich B. neighbors B. instruct B. concert B. action B. with B. continued B. sell B. offered B. admitted B. send B. remember B. loud B. sorry B. practicing B. freedom
C. bill C. lucky C. relatives C. question C. show C. performance C. for C. passed C. share C. helped C. worried C. offer C. understand C. funny C. happy C. recording C. equality
D. report D. nice D. audience D. visit D. play D. idea D. from D. finished D. advertise D. served D. agreed D. owe D. accept D. strange D. afraid D. writing D. sympathy
第三部分 英语知识运用（共两节，满分 45 分） 第二节（共 10 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分） 阅读下面材料，在空白处填入适当的内容（1 个单词）或括号内单词的正确形式。 Most Americans won’t try to seek advice 61______ their family members. They get advice from “62______ （strange）”. When they need advice, they seldom go to people they know. Instead, many of 63_______ write letters to newspapers and magazines 64______ give advice on many different subjects, 65_______（include）family problems, the use of language, health, cooking, child care, clothes, and even on how 66_______（buy） a house or a car. Most newspapers regularly print letters from readers with problems. Along with the letters there are answers 67_______（write） by people who are supposed to know how to solve such problems. Some of these writers are doctors, and others are lawyers or educators. Among the writers, two women are famous. They have no special training for this kind of work, 68______they can give the readers suitable advice because they are rich in life experience and good at communicating with others. A survey was done last year about why people 69______ (turn) to strangers for help and why the two women were popular at that time. Most people interviewed in 70______ survey said this way could help protect their privacy and the advice from the women was practical and effective. 第四部分 写作（共两节，满分 35 分） 第一节：短文改错（共 10 小题，每小题 1 分，满分 10 分） 假定英语课上老师要求同桌之间交换修改作文， 请你修改你同桌写的以下作 文。文中共有 10 处语言错误，每句中最多有两处。每处错误仅涉及一个单词的增 加、删除或修改。
增加：在缺词处加一个漏词符号（∧） ，并在其下面写出该加的词。 删除：把多余的词用斜线（＼）划掉。 修改：在错的词下面画一横线，并在该词下面写出修改后的词。 注意：1. 每处错误及其修改均仅限一词； 2. 只允许修改 10 处，多者(从第 11 处起)不计分。 George is a Grade Three student. He was once very happy and active boy, but everything has changed before he started playing online games. He doesn’t play football with his friends any much more. When he sits in the classroom, he has difficulties paying attention to what the teachers say. He sleeps in class and he spends little time study. He becomes a complete different person. After school he usually stayed at a cyber-bar until it is closed. Sometimes his parents can do everything to stop him. Every morning he feels very tiring after a night’s “busy work”. We feel very sorry to him. 第二节 书面表达（满分 25 分） 假定你是李华。在校报英语专栏看到了学校“英语文化节”的一则志愿者招 募启事，请阅读启事，并根据写作要点和写作要求写一封应征邮件。
Our yearly English Festival, which will be held on August 5-7, 2015, is now looking for 20 student volunteers to provide service for Talent Show, Speech Contest, and English Debate. If you are interested, please send an application（申请）email before the end of July to Ms. Chen at email@example.com. 写作要点： 1. 陈述应征目的，如：预期的收获和成长； 2. 说明应征条件，如：性格优势、能力特长及相关经历等。 写作要求： 1.邮件词数不少于 100（开头和结尾部分已写好，不计入总词数） ； 2.可根据情况适当增加细节，使行文连贯。
Dear MS Chen， I’m Li Hua，a student from Class2，Grade 1. I’m writing to apply for the position as a student volunteer.
Looking forward to your reply. Yours truly, Li Hua
巫山中学 2017 级高一下期英语期末试题答案 第一部分 听力 1-5 ACBCA 6-10 BACAB 第二部分 阅读理解 21-25 BCADC 26-30 DABBC 第三部分 英语知识运用 第一节 完型填空 41-45 BCABD 46-50 BDADC 第二节 语法填空 61. from 62. strangers 66. to buy 67. written
31-35 DCBAD 36-40 EBDGF
51-55 ACBCD 56-60 ABCBA
63. them 68. but
64. which/ that 65. including 69. turned 70. the
第四部分 第一节 短文改错 71. ∧very → a 72. before → since 73. any much more → 删掉 much 74. difficulties → difficulty 75. study → studying （或者 time∧ study→ on）76. complete → completely 77. stayed → stays 78. everything → nothing 79. tiring → tired 80. to → for 第二节 书面表达 Dear MS Chen , I’m Li Hua, a student from Class2, Grade 1. I’m writing to apply for the position as a student volunteer. I really want to obtain this precious opportunity because, by offering my service, I will be able to improve my organizational ability, communication skills as well as my confidence in speaking English in public. As an outgoing girl, I get along well with my classmates. Besides, I have such a good command of English that I am elected as assistant to my English teacher. Successfully, I have lent a helping hand to her in several English activities of my class, which have been appreciated by both teachers and classmates. I am sure that I can perfectly live up to your expectations. I will be grateful if you could give me a kind consideration. Looking forward to your reply. Yours truly, Li Hua
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