吴川一中 2011-2012 高一下学期期中考试 英语试卷
（时间：120 分钟；满分 150 分） Ⅰ. 听力 一、听音辨音题，每题仅读一遍。 1. A why B cry C sky D dry 2. A saw B Soya C March D match 3. A doctor B daughter C monitor D morning 4. A roads
B rules C throw D holes 5. A friends B cousins C classmates D nephews 二、听力理解：听下面两段对话，然后根据播放内容选择最佳答案，每段读两遍。 听下面一段对话，回答 6~7 题 6. What didn’t the man leave on the desk? A. Some money. B. A message. C. Some stamps. 7. Which of the following is TRUE? A. The man wanted the woman to post some letters for him. B. The man wanted to pay the woman for the message. C. The man wanted the woman to buy some stamps for him. 听下面一段对话，回答 8~10 题 8. Who is Mike? A. The two speakers’ workmate. B. The two speakers’ boss. C. The two speakers’ father. 9. What are they talking about? A. A job interview. B. A new job opportunity. C. The job layoff. 10. How did they feel about the news? A. Angry. B. Anxious. C. Excited. 三，听取信息，从所听到的内容中获取必要的信息，填入答题卡标号为 11~15 的空格中，每 段读两遍。 Yellow Cab Service Name: John Smith Date: (11)________,June 8th Destination: The (12)____________ Where to meet: (13)____________Chemis Street(near Collington Restaurant) Time to meet: (14)____________ Contact numbers: (15)______________ II、笔试（满分 135 分） 一、完形填空（共 15 小；每小题 2 分，满分 30 分） 阅读下面短文，掌握其大意，然后从 16—30 各题所给的 A、B、C 和 D 项中，选出最 佳选项，并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。 Barack Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 4th, 1961. His parents met while both
were 16 the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where his father was enrolled as a 17 student. Barack Obama’s birth name is Barack Hussein Obama. In the memoir(传记), Barack Obama described his experiences 18 in his mother’s American middle class family. Of his early childhood, Barack Obama wrote, “That my father looked nothing like the people around me—that he was black as pitch 沥青） my mother white as （ , milk— 19 impressed in my mind. When Obama was two years old, his parents divorced. Then the family moved to Indonesia in 1967, where Obama attended local schools, such as Asisi, in Jakarta until he was ten years old. He then 20 to Honolulu to live with his maternal grandparents Madalyn and Stanley Dunham, while attending Punahou School from the fifth grade in 1971 until his 21 from high school in 1979. 22 high school, Obama moved to Los Angeles, where he studied at Occidental College for two years. To 23 his academic ambitions, he moved to New York’s Columbia University, where he 24 his undergraduate degree in political science. Barack Obama is the first African-American 25 president of the United States. His rich and varied life experiences have 26 his political journey. Barack Obama is able to 27 parties and people under a similar purpose: 28 the challenges of everyday Americans. This is a big part of what makes Barack Obama such a(n) 29 candidate(候选人) in the 2008 election. On January 20th, 2009, Barack Obama 30 the chair of the American President as the th 44 President of the country. 16. A. attending B. leaving C. quitting D. overcoming 17. A. hopeful B. clever C. foreign D. promising 18. A. taking up B. turning up C. calling up D. growing up 19. A. hardly B. really C. only D. probably 20. A. returned B. managed C. travelled D. went 21. A. independence B. graduation C. improvement D. success 22. A. Adding B. Catching C. Following D. Studying 23. A. realize B. honor C. share D. enjoy 24. A. accept B. earned C. arranged D. rejected 25. A. recommended B. charged C. developed D. elected 26. A. shaped B. designed C. proved D. repeated 27. A. lead B. combine C. guide D. unite 28. A. understanding B. meeting C. performing D. reaching 29. A. experienced B. attractive C. suitable D. famous 30. A. occupied B. employed C. received D. postponed 二、 语法填空（共 10 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分） 阅读下面短文,按照句子结构的语法性和上下文连贯的要求,在空格处填入一个适当的 词或使用括号中词语的正确形式填空,并将答案填写在答题卡标号为 31-40 的相应位置上。 I am going to tell you an unbelievable truth 31 a gentleman in rags had a million pound note and ate in my restaurant today. This afternoon a poorly-dressed gentleman, 32 was not familiar to us, came into my restaurant. We were surprised that he finished two orders of food in a very limited time. We wondered 33 he was so hungry. Even worse, the problem we doubted was 34 the man was able to pay the bill. The gentleman asked 35 we would mind waiting for just a few minutes. Then we were shocked to see that 36 took out of a letter and a million pound bank-note. I asked Mr. Clements whether it was genuine. Mr. Clements said it was true because two of this amount 37 (issue) by the Bank of England this year. He thought 38 the gentleman showed us couldn’t be a fake. But 39 a gentleman with a million pound note was in rags and ate in our small restaurant was a big question to all the people there. I really couldn’t describe 40 excited I was. 三、阅读（共两节，满分 50 分） 第一节 阅读理解（共 20 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 40 分） 阅读下列短文，从每题所给的 A、B、C 和 D 项中，选出最佳选项，并在答题卡上将该项涂 黑。 A When a consumer finds that something he or she bought is faulty or in some other way does
not live up to what the producer says for it, the first step is to present the warranty(保修卡), or any other records that might help, at the store of buying. In most cases, this action will produce results. However, if it does not, there are various means the consumer may use to gain satisfaction. A simple and common method used by many consumers is to complain directly to the store manager. In general, the “higher up” the consumer takes his or her complaint, the faster he or she can expect it to be settled. In such a case, it is usually settled in the consumer’s favor. Consumers should complain in person whenever possible, but if they cannot get to the place of buying, it is acceptable to phone or write the complaint in a letter. Complaining is usually most effective when it is done politely but firmly and especially when the consumer can show clearly what is wrong with what was bought in question. If this cannot be done, the consumer will succeed best by presenting specific information as to what is wrong, rather than by making general statements. For example, “The left speaker does not work at all and the sound coming out of the right one is unclear” is better than “This stereo does not work”. The store manager may advise the consumer to write to the producer. If so, the consumer should do this, stating the complaint as politely and firmly as possible. But if a polite complaint does not achieve the expected result, the consumer can go a step further. He or she can threaten to take the seller to court or report the seller to a public organization responsible for protecting consumers’ rights. 41. What does the passage mainly tell us? A. How to meet a consumer’s needs. consumers. 42. When a consumer finds what he/she bought has a fault in it, he/she should first____________. A. complain personally to the manager B. threaten to take the seller to court C. show something provable in written form to the store D. write a firm letter of complaint to the store 43. If a consumer wants quick settlement of the problem, it is better to complain to _____________. A. the store manager assistant 44. The most effective complaint about what was bought can be made by____________. A. showing the fault of it to the producer C. asking politely to change it A. write to the producer C. threaten to take legal means B. saying firmly it is of poor quality D. explaining exactly what is wrong with it B. quarrel with the manager D. give the seller a threatening call B What’s delicious, healthy to eat and comes in various colors? Eggplant! And no, it has nothing to do with chickens! This strangely named vegetable is, however, as versatile as an egg. It can be steamed, fried or baked. It can be eaten by itself or combined with meats and other vegetables. Eggplant was first grown in India during the 5th century B.C. Its popularity soon spread to China and then throughout Asia. Finally, during the Middle Ages the vegetable made its way to B. the producer C. a public organization D. a shop B. How to make an effective complaint. D. How to deal with complaints from C. How to avoid buying something wrong.
45. According to the passage, the last method a consumer has to use is to ______________.
Europe. At that time, eggplant was not the shiny purple vegetable most people know today. Instead, it was like a white egg. Due to this egg-like appearance, eggplant got its name. In its early days, the vegetable was so bitter that people often called it a “mad apple”. This nickname started because people believed its bitterness was bad for one’s health. People actually thought eggplant could cause insanity(精神错乱) and cancer. Fortunately, today people know that eggplant doesn’t cause insanity or cancer. In fact, eggplant is so healthy that it may prevent cancer. In addition, the brain and the heart benefit from this supper vegetable. Since it is high in fiber, eggplant can also improve digestion. Italy, Turkey, Egypt, China and Japan are the leading growers of eggplant in the world today. Depending on its location, eggplant may be purple, green, orange or yellow-white. And it can be as small as a tomato or as large as a cucumber. Dish diversities range from simple to complex, with all of them being delicious! Today, thousands of people are gathering in Loomis, Calif, for the 23rd annual Loomis Eggplant Festival. The main activity at the festival is eating delicious eggplant dishes. There is plenty more to do and see, though. Recipe contests, arts and crafts, performers, races and children’s activities all “egg-cite” festival-goers. Most people at the festival would agree — eggplant is an “egg-cellent” vegetable! 46. What does the underlined word “versatile” in Paragraph 1 probably mean? A. simple in shape B. flexible in price C. diverse in size D. various in cooking 47. Which of the following statements about eggplants is TRUE? A. Eggplant was once misunderstood by the people for its bitterness. B. Eggplant was introduced into Europe during the 5th century B.C. C. Eggplant got its name for its nutrition which is as rich as an egg. D. Eggplant looks like what it used to be in color and shape. 48. Eggplant is so healthy that it can _____________. A. cure the cancer with certainty C. replace other vegetables A. colors B. sizes C. dishes B. do good to digestion D. help relieve insanity D. nutrition B. the general introduction of eggplant D. the benefits of eggplant
49. The diversities of eggplant reflect in many aspects EXCEPT _____________. 50. The passage mainly tells us about __________________. A. the 23rd annual Loomis Eggplant Festival C. the origin of eggplant
C College is a lifetime investment (投资) — the gift of a college education can open the door to a world of opportunity for your child or grandchild. Savings（储蓄）, even not so many at a time, can make a big difference. With the cost of a college education continuing to rise, the key is to start saving early and regularly. By saving a set (固定的) amount at set times, your money can grow as your child does. According to the College Board, the average cost for four-year public colleges has increased by nearly 51% over the last 10 years and these costs will almost certainly continue to rise. Saving for college can help with the increasing cost of a college education and help you be well prepared when your child is ready for college. Saving for your child’s college education is an investment in their future. The savings you
make today will pay off in increased earnings(收入) in the future. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, college graduates earn an average of $1 million more than high school graduates during their careers. The value of your investment in a college education will continue to grow for a lifetime. Set your college saving goals realistically(现实地). You may not be able to save enough for all four years’ fees, but you could save enough to give your child the right start. More and more families depend on student loans(贷款) to pay for college. By saving for college, families will have less burden of paying off loans and help their children leave school without worrying about paying off loans. 51. From the second paragraph we can learn that_______________. A. the College Board increased public college costs B. public college costs will increase by 51% in the next ten years C. it’s not too late to start saving when your child is ready for college D. saving can help deal with the rising cost of college education 52. Savings for college education _____________. A. will increase in the value in the future C. help create good jobs B. make one earn a lot D. are wise for businessmen to invest
53. Which of the following is TRUE about saving for college? A. You should save to help children get scholarships more easily. B. It’s better to increase the savings as the child grows. C. It’s better to save early and regularly. D. You should set a further and bigger saving goal. 54. Who are the expected readers of the passage? A. Parents. B. High school students. C. Educators D. Bankers. 55. Which of the following would be the best title for the passage? A. When to Save for Children’s College Costs B. How to Make a Good Investment C. Why We Should Save for Children’s College Costs D. How Much Four-Year College Costs D There are quite a few advantages of wearing school uniforms. The idea may seem disagreeable at first, but considering all the positive effective coming from wearing uniforms you would be more likely to enjoy them. Teachers love school uniforms because it helps provide an orderly learning environment. Having students dressed in uniforms may teach them how to present themselves in a neat（整洁 的）and professional manner. It gives students the opportunity to learn how to dress like young ladies and gentleman. And they can focus their attention on academics rather than style. Purchasing school uniforms is easy and needs less hesitation(犹豫) and consideration. No matter what the school’s policy is, there are only specific essential(基本的) pieces to the wardrobe （服装） that are necessary, so it won’t break the bank. A few wardrobe items can last a long time. Parents could also enjoy an easy morning, as it will take less time to choose a set of clothes for the school day. Students wearing uniforms will feel less pressure about what to wear or not to wear when their
classmates are dressed similarly. Getting dressed before school becomes less of a chore when students are limited in their choices, so there shouldn’t be any trouble about choosing an outfit for the day and getting ready quickly. Some students may not like the lack of individuality(个性) with a uniform, but some school dress code policies may offer them the opportunities to show their unique styles. Uniforms today are also becoming trendier and can be seen in many areas of pop culture. Celebrities and fashion designers are using uniforms as inspiration for new looks which also appeal to students. 56. What would be the best title for the text? A. The advantages of school uniforms. C. How to dress properly. A. is just a tradition that students should follow B. makes students feel less pressure in study C. helps students put more effort into their studies D. makes students lose their independence and identity 58. The underlined part “it won’t break the bank” in Paragraph 3 probably means “___________”. A. a school uniform doesn’t cost a lot of money B. a school uniform should be worn every day C. parents will have to go to the bank many times D. parents who work in a bank can afford the uniform 59. We can infer from the text that school uniforms _________. A. are not popular with fashion designers C. will be designed by students themselves A. negative B. supportive B. were not accepted by parents in the past D. will be more fashionable in the future D. unclear B. The history of school uniforms. D. How to deal with pressure in school.
57. Teachers think that wearing school uniforms ________________.
60. The author’s attitude towards students’ wearing school uniforms is ___________. C. doubtful
第二节 信息匹配（共 5 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 10 分） 阅读下列应用文及相关信息， 并按照要求匹配信息。 请在答题卡上将对应题号的相应选 项字母涂黑。 请阅读下面几种假日集训班的的信息： A. You’ll spend half of each day learning different types of dance. The teachers will give you lots of tips and advice as well as help you find your own dance style to impress your friends. B. This course is for those who are interested in making films. You and your group will be able to choose what type of film to make. You’ll become a film crew(全体人员) and create your own film ready to show to everyone else. What’s more, you’ll have your film on DVD to take home with you, too! C. Football players at this club will experience fun and dynamic training, which aims to improve their all-round football skills. It doesn’t matter how good you are as we will normally try and put you in a group with others of a similar level. D. Our Learner Driver holiday means that when it comes to having lessons and taking your test, you will be well ahead of the crowd. You’ll experience 30 minutes of driving each day as will
as theory. E. Our coaches will make sure you cover all the surfing basics(基础). Before you know it you’ll be getting up and riding. We promise you’ll never forget the feeling you get when you catch your first wave! F. We will show you how to create music of different styles and then record your own professional quality tracks(录音) on CDs to take home for your friends and listen to. You don’t even need to be able to play an instrument or have any musical knowledge to get involved. 请阅读下面人物物信息，并为他们选择合适的项目： 61. Mary lives far away from her office, and it takes her long time to get there every day. Recently, she has been thinking about buying a car, but she wants to get training before she buys it. 62. Laura loves music very much. She often says that she cannot be separated from her iPod. Although she doesn’t know how to play an instrument, she wants to create her own music. 63. Louis is a middle school student; he likes to spend his spare time on the playground. He used to watch others play football because he is not very good at it. He wants to attend a training course to improve his skills. 64. Wang Ling is a college student who likes to dance. She wants to take part in a party next week, so she wants to learn some new moves to try out on the dance floor. 65. Star is a freshman. He is an English Major, but he likes photography very much. He and his roommates often go out to take photos. They plan to go on an outing during the summer holiday to make their own film.
四、根据下列各句句意及所给单词的首字母提示，写出该单词的正确形式。(每小题 1 分， 满分 5 分) 66. You made him angry, so you must a to him. 67. You are too fat, so you need b your diet. 68. He could not a for his foolish mistake. 69. The old woman felt the v shock in the earthquake, so she couldn’t stand up. 70. It is a waste of time to c with your classmate when you are studying. 五、根据下列各句句意与短语的搭配，在每个空格处填进一个单词。(每小题 1 分，满分 5 分) 71. I was going to see the film, but he reminded me ____________ seeing it before. 72. You couldn’t get away ______________ cheating. 73. When he was a boy, his parents passed away. It’s his uncle that brought him ___________. 74. Last night, the great mother gave birth ___________ twins. 75. The boy have had a gift ___________ drawing since he was born. 六、根据下列各句句意与句型，在空格处填入一个单词，或根据句子成份的需要，用上括 号中词的正确形式填空。(每小题 1 分，满分 5 分) 76. ______________ is needed for the space trip is careful preparation. 77. ____________ was obvious that the manager of the coffee shop was waiting for me to leave. 78. If I __________________ (accept) your advice, I could have passed the driving test yesterday. 79. There are many tall trees in the yard, some _____________ (measure) over 100 meters. 80. We watched, ____________ (amaze) as fire broke out on the outside of the spaceship as the earth’s gravity increased. 七、读写任务（共 1 小题，满分 25 分）
阅读下面的短文，然后按照要求写一篇 150 词左右的英语短文。 Twenty years ago, leaving the farm to work in the city, three brothers were employed by the same company and on the same pay. But three years later, they received different wages(工资). So their father was confused and decided to pay a visit to the boss, who told him that he would let his sons explain for themselves. w.w.w.k.s.5.u.c.o.m The three brothers were asked by the supervisor（主管）to go to the airport to get a cargo inventory（货物清单） at different times. Jim, who received 500 dollars a months, got the information on the phone instead of going to the airport himself. Frank, the 1000 dollars a month brother had a list of more cargoes. George, the 1500 dollars a month brother came back with detailed information and also did something extra without being told. [写作内容] 1．概括该故事的内容要点，该部分的字数大约 30 词左右； 2．就“The attitude is everything.”这个主题发表你的看法，至少包含以下的内容要点，该 部分的字数大约 120 词左右。 1）你认为是什么导致三兄弟的薪酬差异。你从这个故事得到什么启示。 2）举一对比事例说明不同的学习态度产生不同的结果。 3）你对 “态度决定一切”如何理解? [写作要求] 你可以使用实例可其他论述方法支持你的论点， 也可以参照阅读材料的内容， 但不要抄 袭阅读材料中的句子。
2011—2012 学年度吴川一中英语科必修 III 试题答案 I、听力 1~5 DDBAB 6~10 CCACB 11. Tuesday 12. airport 13. 99 14. 5:30 15. 54229738 II、笔试 一、完形填空：16-20 ACDCA 21-25 BCABD 26-30 ADBCA 二、语法填空： 31. that 32. who 33. why 34. whether 35. whether/if 36. he 37. had been issued 38. what 39. why 40. how 三、阅读： 41-45 BCADC 46-50 DABDB 51-55 DACAC 56-60 ACADB 61-65 DFCAB 四、根据下列各句句意及所给单词的首字母提示，写出该单词的正确形式。(每小题 1 分， 满分 5 分) 66. apologize 67. balance 68. account 69. violent 70. chat 五、根据下列各句句意与短语的搭配，在每个空格处填进一个单词。(每小题 1 分，满分 5 分) 71. of 72. with 73. up 74. to 75. for 六、根据下列各句句意与句型，在空格处填入一个单词，或根据句子成份的需要，用上括 号中词的正确形式填空。(每小题 1 分，满分 5 分) 76. What 77. It 78. had accepted 79. measuring 80. amazed 七、读写任务（共 1 小题，满分 25 分） （概括部分 5 分，第二部分 20 分） 参考范文 Three brothers, who worked for the same company, received different wages due to their different attitudes towards their work, which shows right attitude is of great help to one’s life. Their different attitudes towards their work result in their different wages. From the story I
can conclude that those who take positive attitude towards work will be rewarded. Different attitudes lead to different results. Take Xiao Hua and Xiao Li as an example. They are both my classmates. Not only does Xiao Hua put his heart into study but he is also helpful to both teachers and students. So he has become a top student in our class, even in the grade. With his diligence and concentration, he is bound to succeed in entering his ideal university. However, Xiao Li never cares about his study because he is addicted to playing games. He turns a deaf ear to the teachers’ advice. As a result, he falls far behind others in his study. In my opinion, the attitude is everything. No matter what you do, you must do it well even if you may fail many times. Sooner or later you will be rewarded for your positive attitude towards your work or life
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