无锡市硕放中学 2007-2008 学年第一学期期中考试试卷
一、 听下面 2 段独白，每段独白后有 3 个小题，从题中所给的 A、B、C 三 个选项中选出一个最佳选项。 听第一段独白，回答 1-3 题 1、Who played in the football game? A. Austrian team and
Spanish team. B. Spanish team and Australian team C. German team and Austrian team 2、Why was the man’s wife cheering? A. Because she was excited by the game. B. Because her team won the game. C. Because the game would come to an end very soon. 3、What can we learn from the story? A. Both the man and his wife were football fans. B. Neither the man nor his wife liked the game. C. The man’s wife didn’t like any football games. 听第二段独白，回答 4-7 题 4、What does Helen probably do? A. A secretary B. A fisherwoman C. A housewife 5、Where is the fish farm? A. Around the coast of Canada B. Near Canada C. Near the west coast of Canada 6、When are the fish put in cages in the sea? A. When they are strong enough B. When they are big enough. C. When there is no fresh water 7、Why do they smoke the fish themselves? A. They want to get higher prices for smoked fish. B. They want to get a good strong smoke.
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C. They want to more pleasure. 二、听下面一段独白，根据听到的内容，将 8-10 三个小题的信息补充完整，每 小题不超过 3 个单词。 Tourist Spots in London Big Ben: One of the main symbols of London. The Tower of London: Located in the 6 of the city; Europe’s oldest 7 . The River Thames: London’s main waterway, shaping the capital’s landscape, 8.
三、 单项选择 1、The company managed to______ all the goods that were out of fashion at the market. A. get on with B. get rid of C. get back at D. get in with 2、He is busy preparing for the speech, so he can’t help_____ the experiment with us. A. carry out B. carrying out C. carried out D. with carrying out 3、I should imagine______ above seventy, but he was still very strong and healthy. A. to be him B. he is to be C. him to be D. him was to be 4、Every minute is made full_____ of_____ our lessons. A. to use; study B. use; studying C. useful; to study D. use; to study 5、The boy wanted to ride the bicycle in the street, but his mother told him_____. A. not to B. not to do C. not do it D. not eating 6、What_____ have you been doing? You haven’t finished the work. A. in the world B. on the earth C. in all D. by far 7、Our bodies are strengthened by taking exercise. ______, our minds are developed by learning. A. Probably B. Likely C. Similarly Generally 8、Oxford, as we know, _______ is one of the best universities in the world. A. that B. it C. this D. / 9、-So noisy outside! -___________ Bill and Jack quarrelling! A. It is B. There is C. They are D. May be 10、The news______ all of us, it was really_______. A. shocked; shocking B. shocked; shocked C. shocking; shocking D. shocking; shocked 11、The teacher stood _____ to his students, saying, “ Please watch me_____”.
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A. close; closely B. closely; close C. close; close D. closely; closely 12、________from his accent, he must be______ America. A. Judged; from B. To judge; of C. Judging; from D. Judging; of 13、 first text books_____ for teaching English as a foreign language came out in The the 16th century. A. having written B. to be written C. being written D. written 14、His parents_______, the orphan is now taken care of by the villagers. A. dead B. dying C. have died D. died 15、_______ in thought, he almost ran into a car in front of him. A. Losing B. Having lost C. Lost D. To lose 四、 完形填空 Are you carrying too much on your back at school? Lots of kids(孩子) at the same age as you are. Not only are students in China 1 from this problem, but kids in the United States are 2 fed up with(饱受…之苦) heavy school bags. Experts are starting to 3 that more young students are having back and neck problems as a result of school bags 4 too heavy for them. “It’s hard for me to get up the 5 with my bag because it’s so heavy,” said Rich Hammond, 6 11-year-old student in the US. Rick is among the students who have 7 backpacks(背包) with two straps(带子) to carry them, 8 a number of other students choose rolling backpacks. But even with rolling backpacks, 9 up stairs and buses with them is 10 a problem for kids. Many of them have hurt their knees, backs or necks because of heavy school bags. But how much is too 11 ? Experts say students should carry 12 more than 10 to 15 percent of their own body weight. Scott Bautch, a Wisconsin 13 doctor, said kids under 4th grade should 14 with 10 percent. But it’s also important that older kids don’t go 15 15 percent, because their bones are still growing. Because explained that there are other injuries caused by backpacks. “ Kids are 16 their balance and falling down with these backpacks,” he said. Parents and teachers are starting to tell the kids to only take 17 library books they will be reading that night. Some teachers are using worksheets(作业纸) or 18 workbooks for students to take home. One of the best answers is, as some 19 themselves suggested, to have no
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homework 20 ⒈ A. meeting ⒉ A. already ⒊ A. explain ⒋ A. being ⒌ A. schools ⒍ A. this ⒎ A. special ⒏ A. when ⒐ A. getting ⒑ A. only ⒒ A. more ⒓ A. no ⒔ A. children ⒕ A. carry ⒖ A. about ⒗ A. keeping ⒘ A. home ⒙ A. valuable ⒚ A. reports ⒛ A. at all 五、 阅读理解
! B. facing B. always B. say B. be B. stairs B. that B. unusual B. then B. climbing B. still B. very B. not B. student B. stay B. under B. missing B. class B. thin B. teachers B. after all C. experiencing C. yet C. worry C. are C. houses C. a C. ordinary C. but C. going C. even C. much C. any C. bag C. take C. beyond C. losing C. school C. important C. parents C. in all D. suffering D. also D. announce D. is D. homes D. an D. regular D. and D. turning D. just D. many D. much D. baby D. bring D. before D. making D. city D. interesting D. kids D. for all
A The experiment needs fifty people divided into two groups of the same size. Group A is to take part in a 7-week exercise, while Group B is not allowed to do any exercise during those seven weeks. On the day before the experiment began, all fifty men took part in a step-test. They were told to step up and down on a 16-inch-long bench at 30 steps a minute for five minutes. After the test each man’s heart-beating was taken and recorded. Then during the seven weeks men in Group A rode a sort of bike like exercise machine for 15 minutes a day. During the first day ride they were asked to ride very slowly. For the next three days, they were permitted to ride a bit more quickly. And the speed of riding was increased every few days until the end of the experiment, when both Group A and Group B were given the step-test again and the heart-beating was taken again, too. Heart-beating of Group A members was to have dropped an average of 30 heart beats per minute while that of Group B members remained the same or almost unchanged. 1. How many people were in each group? A. 100 B. 50 C. 25 D. 15
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2. The step-test was given__________. A. after each exercise period B. only once, at the beginning of the seven-week period C. at the beginning and at the end of the seven-week period D. twice to the men in Group A and once to the men in Group B 3. The exercise was planned so that the amount of quick riding______. A. increased every few days B. changed every other day C. increased every other day D. increased every exercise period 4. What did Group A do in their experiment? They ___________. A. stepped up and down on a bench each day B. pushed and pulled the bikes every day C. were prevented from doing any exercise D. rode on an exercise machine 5. It seemed that________ during the whole experiment. A. Group A did less exercise than Group B B. Group B did less exercise than Group B C. Group A did everything D. Group B did nothing B Motor cars were first made in England just before 1900. The parts of the bodies and engines were hand-made and the cars were built from these, one at a time. This took a long time and the cars cost a lot of money. Then a quicker and cheaper way of making cars was found. Instead of making all the parts at their own works, some car factories to make some them. All the parts were then fitted together in the car factories. Modern car-making plants are so large that each one is really a lot of factories close together. Each workshop makes some parts. The pieces of a car body are joined together by welder(焊接工). All the bits and pieces that make up each car are collected and put ready for the assembly(装配的) line, where they are fitted together. 6. The first motor cars were probably made by__________. A. Europeans B. the Whites C. the Blacks D. the English 7. Over 100 years ago, people had to spend a long time on motor cars as______. A. only in England could they be made then B. new ways of making them were just found C. all the parts of them were made at their own factories D. the parts of the bodies and engines were hand-made then 8. A quicker and cheaper way of making cars was__________.
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A. found in 1990 B. that all the parts of motor cars were no longer made by hand C. that one people could spend less time and money producing more cars D. that different parts of motor cars were produced in different factories 9. “Modern car-making plants” means “____________”. A. the plants which modern cars are making at B. the plants where cars are made by modern workers C. the new plants at which cars are being made D. the plants where modern cars are made 10. The best title for the passage is ____________. A. Motor Cars B. Modern Car-making Plants C. The Assemble Line D. A Quicker and Cheaper Way C There are some special traditions in Hawaii. People are very friendly and always welcome visitors. They give visitors a lei, a long necklace of beautiful fresh flowers. Men wear bright flowered shirts, and women often wear long flowered dresses. There are traditional Chinese, Japanese and Philippines holidays and all the holidays from the United Sates. They call Hawaii the Aloha State. Aloha means both hello and goodbye. It also means I love you. Usually when people from different countries, races and traditions live together, there are serious problems. There are a few problems in Hawaii, but, in general, people have learned to live together in peace. Hawaiians get most of their money from visitors come from the mainland and from Japan. There are so many people living in Hawaii now that there are residential() areas where there used to be farms. Some of the big sugar and apple companies have moved to the Philippines, where they do not have to pay workers much money. The families of the first people who came from the U. S. mainland own the important banks and companies. Japanese are also buying or starting business. 11. A lei is a _____________. A. group of flowers B. bright flowered shirt C. way to say hello and goodbye D. necklace of flowers 12. _________ plays an important part in the development of Hawaii. A. Modern industry B. Agriculture C. The airline D. Tourism 13. The author wants to show that___________. A. we should all go to Hawaii B. it is possible to learn to live together in peace C. it is not possible to live together in peace
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D. Hawaii is the only place where there is peace 14. A good title for this article might be __________. A. Hawaii- the Aloha State B. Living in Peace Together C. The Flower of Hawaii D. The Problems of Hawaii 15. _________ holidays are not mentioned in the passage. A. Russian B. Chinese C. Philippines D. The U. S.
六、 句型转换 ⒈ In this discussion, everyone is free to make a speech. While_________, everyone will ________ _________ _________. ⒉ I suggest that we should try to reduce production. My _________ is that we try to _________ __________ _________ production. ⒊ These researchers make a lot of tests of the disease. They intend to improve the health care of the people in that area. They make a lot of tests of the disease __________ ________ _________ ________ improving the health care of the people in that area. ⒋ I want a child that has genetic relations with me. I want a child that is ________ __________ to me. ⒌ The people who attended the meeting sang a song together in the end. The meeting _________ __________ ___________ a song. 七、 翻译填空 ⒈ 我们从小学起就是好朋友了。 We ________ _________ friends since _________ school. ⒉ 他总是说些刻薄的话来伤害我。 He is always _________ _________ things ________ ________ me. ⒊对我而言， 了解公共关系是很重要的。 ________ my part, it’s very important to know ________ the ________ ________. ⒋ 根据有些人的观点， 我们应该利用大自然来满足我们自己的需要， 多么可耻 呢！ From the _________ _________ _________ of some people, we should use nature __________ _________ our own __________. What _________ shame! ⒌ 他以一个多产的作家而闻名，我们把他看作是中国最杰出的一位作家。 He is ________ ________ a ________ writer. We ________ ________ him ________ the most brilliant writer in China.
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八、 书面表达 简要描述图片， 并谈谈你对学生在业余时间参加过多的补习和培训的看法。 要求： 1. 文章必须涵盖图片包含内容 2. 字数：100 左右
听力： 一：ACC BCBA 二：east（eastern part） palace and prison history and geography 单选： 完形填空：DDCAB DDCAB CADBC CABDA 阅读理解：CCADD DDDDA DDBAA 句型转换： 1. discussing, open the floor 2. suggestion, cut back on 3. with the intention of 4. genetically related 5. ended up with 翻译填空： 1. have been, primary 2. saying mean, to hurt 3. on, about, public relations 4. point of view, to meet, needs a 5. famous/known as, productive, think of, as 书面表达：
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