12-13 学年牛津八年级下学期 Units1-2 试题 Class: Name: Marks： （满分100分）
一. 单项选择 （每小题 1 分，共 15 分） ( )1. The presidents of the two countries had interview. B. the; a C. an; the D. the; the intervi
ew last week. They agreed on
many things during A. an; a ( )2. My father
listen to music on his Walkman. But now, he listens to music on his
mobile phone. A. is used to ( )3. — I have — Never mind. I can A. forgotten; borrow ( B. was used to my wallet at home. you some money. B. kept; lend ? C. left; lend D. left; borrow C. used to D. was used for
)4. — He?s already back from work, — Yes. He returned two hours ago. A. isn?t he B. hasn?t he
C. is he
D. has he
)5. — How much does the tour cost? — It costs 2,800 yuan A. at all B. in all , including three nights in a 4-star hotel. C. of all D. with all
)6. — What water sport is your favourite? — Well, I think nothing is more exciting than A. hiking B. sailing . C. skating D. jogging
)7. — Do you know that Tom has been to Africa a few times? — Yes. He often tells me about his interesting A. lessons B. ideas )8. — Do you agree that a child will have in Africa. C. experiences D. knowledge
over others if he is born into a rich family.
— It?s hard to say. I think hard work is the most important. A. advantage ( B. help C. problem D. change )9. — Nowadays, digital cameras are much cheaper than before. — Yes. That?s because the factories have A. reduced ( B. produced the costs greatly. C. protected D. prevented
)10. My grandparents have A. been married
for fifty years. They are always so nice to each other. C. married D. become married
B. got married
)11. — My cousin often e-mails me. But I — Well, no news is good news. A. have heard B. haven?t heard
from him since last Friday. C. didn?t hear D. won?t hear
)12. — What do you think of your new life here?
— Life is colourful now. ________, I have many new problems here. A. So ( B. Though C. And D. However
)13. Life without old friends is A. a bit boring )14. — Where have you
. I will visit some of my old friends tomorrow. C. a bit bored D. a bit of bored
B. a bit of boring
, Mike? Your cousin
you ten minutes ago.
— I was in the library then. I will call him later. A. been; telephoned ( — B. gone; have called C. been; have called D. gone; called )15. — I?ve been waiting for you for an hour! Where have you been? It?s rush hour now. You know, the traffic is too bad! B. Sorry about that. C. Be careful! D. What a pity! A. It doesn?t matter.
二. 完形填空 （每小题 1 分，共 10 分） The cold planet There is a small planet (行星) named Fliptune. It is very from the sun. 17 can grow on this planet. 18 aliens on it. They use torches (电筒) to see. One day, an 16 there because it is far
There are many little alien, Neila, put strange things 20 19
batteries (电池) in her torch. The light hit a boy called Billy. Then . Billy flew through space and 22 are you from?” 21 near Neila.
“Hello,” said green Neila. “
“From the Earth!” answered Billy. “Your home is really cold!” “Yes. Can you help us?” she said. “There are no plants here. We need sunshine to make things 23 .” 24 home?” “OK,” said Billy. “But can you get
Neila put the wrong batteries in the torch again. Billy came back and then he put a big mirror (镜子) 25 the sun and Fliptune. The sun?s light bounced off (从……弹开) the mirror and
up onto Fliptune. ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( )16. A. warm B. hot )17. A. Anything )18. A. green B. black )19. A. wrong )20. A. took )21. A. ran )22. A. What )23. A. grow )24. A. it )25. A. in B. old C. cool D. cold C. Something D. white D. cheap D. Everything
B. Nothing C. red
B. went C. happened D. got B. rode B. How B. return B. me C. landed C. When C. play C. her D. go D. climbed D. Where
D. them C. from D. between
三. 阅读理解 （每小题 2 分，共 20 分） A
Welcome to the Guinness World Records Museum! Address: 329 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205 Open Hours: From September to April 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday From June to August 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday 10 a.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday Ticket Prices: Adult single: $14.95 for 2 attractions, $18.95 for any 4 attractions, $22.95 for all attractions Child(4-12) single: $8.95 for 2 attractions, $11.95 for any 4 attractions, $14.95 for all attractions In the museum you can enter the different exhibition halls you see below. In each of these halls you can see the world records (记录) of different kinds. Sometimes you may get a chance to do something so that you can know better how a record was set. ( )26. On a Sunday in October, you can stay in the museum until A. 7.00 p.m. ( B. 8.00 p.m. C. 9.00 p.m. .
D. 10.00 p.m. visitors to the museum on
)27. From the advertisement we can learn that there are
Fridays and Saturdays in summer. A. no ( B. some C. fewer D. more
)28. A 10-year-old girl and her mother will visit two attractions. How much will they pay? A. $14.95. B. $17.90. C. $23.90. D. $29.90.
)29. If you want to see the smallest picture in the world, which exhibition hall will you visit? A. Society & Money. C. World Matters. B. Arts & Entertainment. D. Material World. . D. July
)30. The Guinness World Records Museum doesn?t open on A. May B. March C. September B
Mary, Jolin and Linda are close friends. They went to different places and did different things last winter vacation. After they came back to Beijing, they shared what they enjoyed during their trips. Mary went to New York with her parents. They took the plane there. They went to Central Park and saw many new things there. Mary didn?t bring her camera, so her mother bought her a new digital camera. She took many pictures with it and sent the pictures to her friends. They also went to a museum and enjoyed some paintings. Jolin went shopping with her parents in Hong Kong. Many things in the stores were on sale at that time. Jolin needed new clothes, shoes and gloves. Her parents decided to give her all of those instead of ?hongbao?. Jolin felt happy. Linda went to Tokyo with her family. They went to the famous temples. They also went skiing and took a hot spring bath. Most important of all, they enjoyed their favourite food, sushi.
In a word, Mary, Jolin and Linda enjoyed the winter vacation last year. ( )31. What did Mary?s family see in the museum? A. Clothes. ( B. Animals. C. Paintings. . C. MP4 player . C. new gloves D. hongbao D. digital camera D. Cameras.
)32. Mary took many pictures with her A. iPhone B. notebook )33. Jolin?s parents didn?t give Jolin A. new shoes B. new clothes in Tokyo. )34. Linda didn?t
A. visit the temples B. go to the museum ( )35. Which of the following is true? A. Their trips were full of fun.
C. go skiing
D. eat sushi
B. Many things in the stores were on sale when Jolin returned to Beijing. C. They went to different places during the summer. D. They did the same things. 四. 填空 （每小题 1 分，共 10 分） A. 根据所给的汉语意思，用合适的单词填空。 36. I like the food in this restaurant. And their 37. You should 38. Eric?s friends all (服务) is also good.
(核实) the answers before you hand in your homework. (描述) him as a generous and friendly boy. (文化的) differences between China and
39. It?s important for us to learn about the Western countries. 40. More and more foreigners come to work in China in B. 用所给单词的适当形式填空。 41. A report says that about 70% of husbands. 42. It is 43. I think it is 44. More
(marry) women make less money than their
(healthy) for children to go to sleep too late at night. (hope) for a student to get good grades without hard work. (factory) will bring more jobs to the local people. (excite) when Andy scored the winning goal.
45. All the children cheered with
五. 根据所给的汉语意思完成下面的句子。 (每小题 2 分，共 10 分) 46. 球赛已经开始半小时了，我们错过了一个进球。 The match . We have missed a goal. 47. 这个小村庄已经变成一个现代化的城镇了。 This small village 48. 那景色太美了，我们不停地拍照。 The view was so beautiful that we 49. 我们当中以前没有人去过那个城市。 . a modern town already.
None of us
the city before.
50. 过去一个世纪以来，那里发生了巨大的变化。 Great changes 六. 任务型阅读 （每小题 1 分，共 15 分） A. 阅读下面的材料，用合适的单词填空完成表格。 There are many China-towns in the world. And the Chinatown in London is one of the most famous. Chinatown is an area in the middle of London. It is just between Leicester Square and Shaftsbury Avenue (大道). Gerrard Street is at the centre and is the most important street in the area. There is a large Chinese community (社区) with a lot of Chinese restaurants, Chinese supermarkets and shops in this street. Chinatown was not a busy place before the Second World War. Then in the 1950s, thousands of people from Hong Kong moved to this area to look for jobs. And they found jobs in the restaurants in this area. As more Chinese arrived, more shops and businesses grew up. Women came and joined their husbands, and children came and joined their fathers. The community grew, and Chinatown was born. In the 1970s and 1980s, British-born Chinese started to live a better life. Many families moved out of Chinatown, and there was more space for businesses. Gerrard Street became a street only for visitors. Now Londoners and people from different parts of the world go there for the food in the Chinese restaurants. And they are interested in Chinese culture (文化) and traditions as well. Chinatown in London Location (位置) What it is famous for In the (51) of London, between Leicester Square .
and Shaftsbury Avenue. Chinese supermarkets, shops and (52) .
In the Many people from Hong Kong came here to look for 1950s jobs. Later (53) of Chinatown In the 1970s Many families moved (54) and 1980s a place for (55) only. . This area became As more women and children came to this area, Chinatown was born.
Reasons why Chinatown is popular
People go there to enjoy the Chinese food, and to learn about Chinese culture and traditions.
B. 阅读下面的材料，根据所给的首字母提示，用合适的单词填空。 In 2001, I wrote a letter to my future self. I told myself not to open it (56) u 30th birthday. Now I decide to open it. This is what it said: Dear Sherri By the time you read this, you will be 30. At the (57) a you?d spend your life with. Right now I hope that you have (59) t and seen everything you?ve always to the man of is a boy. wanted to, both in Canada and overseas (海外). I hope you?re (60) m your dreams. You?ll probably have two children—one is a girl and the (61) o of 18, you had so many my
hopes and dreams about where you would be, what you would be doing and (58) w
If everything goes according to the plan, you?ll be living in a big house in a small town with a lot of open (62) s enjoy what you?re doing. (65) H , if things don?t go according to the plan, I wish you all the love, and joy in Australia. And maybe you will feel yourself a (63) s as a famous doctor. Glenn will be a computer programmer (程 序 设计 师 ) and you (64) b
in the world. Live long, be happy and live life to the fullest. 七. 书面表达 （共 20 分） 下面的表格反映的是 Andy 一家十年来的变化。 请你根据其内容， Changes to Andy?s Family 以 为题，写一篇 80 词左右（不包括已给出的开头）的调查报告。 Ten years ago Now A small house Flat with rooms Vehicles Two bikes A car, a bike three A big flat with 10 rooms
Appliances A 21-inch TV A big TV set and two (家电) Activities on holidays set Stay at home small ones, two computers Travel around the country Changes to Andy’s Family Great changes have taken place to Andy?s family in the past 10
参考答案： 1-5 CCCAB 16-20 DBAAC 31-35 CDDBA 36. service 41. married 37. check 38. describe 39. cultural 44. factories 40. recent 45. excitement 6-10 BCAAA 21-25 CDABD 11-15 BDAAB 26-30 ADCBA
42. unhealthy 43. hopeless
46. has been on for half an hour 48. couldn?t stop/kept taking photos
47. has turned into 49. has been to
50. have taken place in/during the past century 51. middle/centre 56. until 61. other 52. restaurants 57. age 62. space 53. History 58. who 63. success 54. out 59. travelled 64. both 55. visitors 60. married 65. However
One possible version: Changes to Andy’s Family Great changes have taken place to Andy?s family in the past 10 years. Ten years ago, Andy?s family lived in a small house with three rooms. But now, their new flat has 10 rooms. And in the past, his family had only two bikes. His parents rode them to work every day. Now they have bought a car. Before, the family only had a 21-inch TV set, but now they have three TV sets. One of them is very big. And they seldom travelled in the past. But now, they often travel around the country on holidays. Life has become better and better these years. What will life be like in another 10 years?
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