广州市铁一中学 2012-2013 学年第一学期期中试题 初二年级 英语试题 笔试部分
一、 单项选择。（满分 20 分）
( ( ( )26. This beautiful house _______ the rich man! A. belongs to B.is belong to C.am belong to D. belong to )27. ___
____ more about World WarⅡ,he went to the library to borrow some books on it. A. Knowing B. Knew C. To know D. Knows )28. We will have a holiday _______. A. in two day’s time B.in two days’ time C. after two day’s time D. after two days’ time )29. Judy writes _______ than his classmates. A.as careful B. more carefully C. much carefully D. more careful )30. The wine _______ grapes. A. are made in B.is made of C.is make from D.is made from )31. The naughty boy admitted _______ the window. A. broke B. break C. breaking )32. The man cannot work and he _______ his family. A.is useful for B.is helpful to C.is essential for )33. _______ useful _______ us to learn a foreign language. A. This; of B. That’s; for C. It’s; for )34. Kitty made her dog _______ up the ball for her. A. pick B.to pick C. picking )35. —________? —No, thanks. I can do it by myself. A. Can you do it B. Do you need any help C. What can you do D. Do you think you can do it )36. ________you ever ________London? A. Have, go to B. Did, go to C. Have, been to D. Have, gone to )37. He can ________ go out because it is raining_________. A. hard; hard B. hardly; hardly C. hardly; hard )38. ________it is fishing by the river. A. How a fun B. How fun C. What a fun D. hard; hardly D. What fun D.to break D.is dependent on D. Its; of D. picked
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)39. The problem was _______ difficult _______ few students in my class could work it out. A. too; to B. so; that C. too; that D. enough; to )40. The accident happened ________ a winter night. A. on B.at C.in )41. —May I have a look at your plan? —Sorry. We haven’t finished yet. We are now still______. A. talking it with C. talking over it B. talking with it D. talking it over D.to
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)43. He made money ________. A.by writing B.in writing C. with writing D. on writing )43. The teacher suggests ________ the mountains in the summer holidays. A. go and climb B. goes and climbs C. to go and climb D. going and climbing )44. He needs your help. You ________ and give him a hand. A. should to stay B. shouldn’t stay C. ought not stay D..ought to stay )45. They’re going to build a school for _______ and _____in the countryside. A. deaf, blind B. the deaf, blind C. the deaf, the blind D. deaf, the blind
二、语法选择。（10*1=10 分） 阅读下面短文，选出最佳选项。
Mr. King was a strange man. He liked travelling and animals very much. He founded his own empire(帝国). Mr. King lived with six hundred wild animals on the Greek Island of Kyklos. After he left school,he___46___all over the world collecting animals for his own zoo. He hoped___47___two examples of every kind of animal on his island. ____48___he was afraid that people would find him someday. In his spare time, he ___49____books about his travels, and about his animals ____50___he collected the money from the books and helped to pay for the food___51___ these animals eat. One day, when Mr. King was out___52____drinking water, he found oil. He needed money for his travels and for___53____zoo, and a little oil would buy enough water for what he needed all his life, but he know that if he told anybody else about it, it would be___54____end of his zoo and his life's work. So he decided___55___anyone about what he had found, because oil and water couldn't mix. ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( )46.A. has traveled )47.A. to collect )48.A. or )49.A.write )50.A. so that )51.A. what )52.A. looks forward to C. looking for )53.A. its )54.A. a )55.A. to not tell B. his B. an B. to tell not B. had traveled B. collecting B. and B. writes B. and that B. who C. traveled C. collects C. but C. wrote C. as to C. when B. to look at D. looked after C. her C. the C. not telling D. their D. 不填 D. not to tell D. travels D. collect D. so D. is writing D. that D. which
Music and Behavior Where did you go yesterday? Did you hear music at any of those places? Today most stores and restaurants play music. You might __56___ hear music in an office or on a farm. Scientists believe that music changes the__57___ people behave(行为). According to some scientists, the sound of western classical music makes people become more generous. When classical music is played, people spend more money. When a restaurant plays modern music, people spend less money. With light music, people spend even ___58___. Scientists also ___59___ that loud, fast music makes people eat faster. In fact, the louder the music is, __60___ people eat. Some restaurants play fast music during their ___61___ hours. This gets people to eat faster and leave quickly. Restaurants ___62___make more money this way. Some scientists think that music makes you think and learn better. They say that music helps students to be more active. It is true that people learn better when they are __63__. And___64___ music can help you relax. The __65___ time you hear music somewhere, be careful. It might change your behavior. ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( ( )56. A. already )57. A. idea )58. A. little )59. A. believe in )60. A. more fast )61. A. free )62. A. can )63. A. relax )64. A. To hear )65. A. first B. hardly B. way B. less B. work out B. more faster B. busy B. must B. relaxing B. Hearing B. second C. even C. place C. least C. call for C. the faster C. happy C. should C. relaxed C. To listen C. next D. never D. time D. the least D. find out D the more fast D. poor D. ought to D. relaxation D. Listening to D. last
A Louis Armstrong was a legend(传奇人物) in the history of American Jazz music and one of the most popular musicians of the 20th century. Armstrong was born on August 4th, 1901 in New Orleans. As a child he often performed on street corners. Dancing and singing for money to buy his meals. In 1915, Armstrong got into some trouble and was sent to a reform(改造) school. During his time in the school, Armstrong learned to play the trumpet(小号). In the 1920s, Armstrong began to play at some parties in New Orleans. These performances helped Armstrong develop the playing skills. During the 1940s, Armstrong became world-famous. In 1964, he won a Grammy award(奖) for his song Hello, Dolly!
A tragic heart attack ended his life on July 6th,1971. Before his death, he said, “I think I had a beautiful life, I didn’t wish for anything that I couldn’t get and I got nearly everything I wanted because I worked for it.” Today Armstrong’s music is still very popular around the world.His most well-known song is what a wonderful world. 66. How old was Louis Armstrong when he died? A. 65 A. develop his skills C. make some money for food 68. When did he learn to play the trumpet? A. In a music school C. In a reform school A. 不幸的 B. 平静的 B. In the middle school D. In a night school C. 轻微的 D. 危险的 B. 70 C. 60 D. 75 67. When he was a child, he used to perform on street corners to_______. B. attract other people’s attention D. teach other people
69. What does the underline word “tragic” mean in Chinese? 70. What can we infer from the underline sentences? A. He was not pleased with his life, because he hadn’t worked hard enough. B. He was pleased with his life, because he got many beautiful things. C. He was upset, because he hadn’t got what he wanted. D. He was pleased with his life, because he had worked hard for everything he got B Canada 4:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Canada is a big country with six time zones(时区). In the west, it is four a.m., and everyone is asleep, but in the east it is half past eight and people are awake. It is a cold Friday morning in November. Scotland 12:00 noon Scotland is part of the UK. The capital of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital of the UK is London. It is twelve noon, or midday, in Edinburgh. Children are having lessons, but they are looking forward to the weekend because there is no school on Saturday and Sunday. Egypt 2:00 p.m. Friday is already the weekend in Egypt. Friday is a special day for Muslims, so schools, offices and shops are closed in all Arab countries. So now, at two p.m., most people in Egypt are having lunch with their families. Japan 9:00 p.m.
Japan is seven hours ahead of Egypt, so it is already Friday evening there. The weekend is beginning. Most people are out with friends or watching television or playing computer games. ( ( ( ( ( )71.If it is 8:00 a.m. in western Canada, the time is _______ in eastern Canada. A. 12:00 B. 2:00 p.m. C. 12:30 p.m. C. watching TV C. Japanese. C. Egypt C. after C In Britain, some people say they will do anything if a famous person they love asks them to. One in three people in Britain have a new kind of disease （病） ----they love a famous person too much. Some people love famous stars like Britney Spears, David Beckham or even Tony Blair. It is not just the young, grown-ups have the same problem. One in four people are so interested in their hero that it affects（影响）their life. There are two ways of worshipping famous people. One way is just to follow them or talk about them with friends for fun. The other is a more serious way. People have very strong feelings for them and think they are their friends. People who do so for fun are found to be happier. But those who have strong feelings for a famous person are perhaps to feel more lonely and worried. “Worshipping famous people is not certainly a bad thing,” said Dr. John, an expert, “But like many things, overdoing it may not always be good for you.” ( )76. From what some people say, we know ____. A. They are friends of the famous people B. Famous people can pay them a lot of money C. They must go to the hospital. D. There is something wrong with their mind. ( ( )77. What does the word “worshipping” mean in the passage? A. 听从 B. 跟随 C. 崇拜 D. 讨厌 )78. What does the writer think of the two ways of worshipping famous people? A. The first one is better C. Both of them is good ( B. The second one is better D. Neither of them is good D. 4:00 a.m. D. playing games D. Egyptians. D. Canada D. until )72.While Canadian children are waking up, children in Scotland are _______. A. having lessons B. sleeping )73.Who needn’t go to work on Fridays? A. Canadians. A. UK A. earlier than B. Scots. B. Japan B. later than )74.Which country will welcome Saturday first, Canada, Japan, UK or Egypt? )75.What does “ahead of” mean in English?
)79. People who have strong feeling foe a famous person often feel worried because ___. A. they cannot become famous themselves B. they think the famous person may be in trouble
C. they are afraid the famous person may not like them D. They cannot get anything in return from the famous person ( )80. Dr. John tells us ____. A. worshipping of famous people is a good thing B. anything overdone may bring some trouble C. famous people are not always friendly to us D. we mustn’t worship anybody or anything D April 22 is Earth Day．Everyone on earth should care about and protect(保护) the earth! The earth has warmed by about l ° F over the past 100 years，but why and how? Well， scientists are not quite sure．Maybe the earth gets warmer and warmer on its own．But many scientists say that people are doing many things which makes the earth warmer． First, greenhouse effect（温室效应）is a very important reason for the change of the earth． People give out too much energy into the air every year． It makes the earth warmer． Climate （气候）change is another important reason．Sometimes it becomes too hot and sometimes too cold． Sometimes there is too much rain and sometimes too little． The change of the climate makes the earth warmer．In turn，the warmth of the earth changes the climate，too． When the earth becomes warmer．there may be more rain and a rise in sea level．It will affect（影响） the growth of plants，animals and people．On a Pacific island，100 people have to move to higher ground because the sea is rising．These people can no longer live on the coast． Before that， two islands without people went underwater in 1999． Scientists say that the seas can rise by nearly one meter by 2100． People can affect the earth’s air，land and water．As for us，we can do many things to protect the earth． For example， we can use fridges less． We can tell more people about protecting the earth． ( )81．Why is Earth Day set for people? A. To learn more about the earth C. To take better care of the earth ( are now． B. completely secret D. not given yet B. climate change D. people's activity may affect each other. B. To make full use of the earth D. To study the warmth of the earth
)82．We can infer（推断）from the passage that the reasons for the warmer earth A. not very clear C. well known
)83．What makes green house effect? A. sea rising C. nature's unbalance (不平衡)
)84.According to the passage， A. animals and islands
B. climate and the warmth of the earth
C. fridges and animals D.sea level and the growth of plants ( )85. What’s the main idea of the passage ? A. there is more rain now C. we must stop pollution B. we should protect the earth D. sea level is getting higher
六、写作部分。 第一节 单词拼写。（10*1=10 分）
1.There are many a_______ after school in my school. 2.M_______ of people watched the Beijing Olympic Games on TV this summer. 3.Many parents bought i_______ for their children. 4.I n________ you ride a new bike this morning. Is it yours? 5.When I looked up, she was s_________ at me. Why was she so happy? 6.It was dark outside, I could _________ see the car in front of me.(hard) 7.After practicing hard for a month, Tom______ in passing the driving test.(success) 8.I want to make sure of the _________ of the wall.(high) 9.This hotel provides good _________,so many visitors like living in it.(serve) 10.Who had the idea of _________ computers together first?(link)
第二节 完成句子。（4*每格 0.5=5 分） 1.王老师对历史有很深的了解。
Mr. Wang has great _________ _________history.
He ______ the ________ of ______ up early.
He was_________ __________ __________ with me.
_______ ________, computers calculate much faster than human beings.
第三节 课文填空。（10*每格 0.5=5 分）
Computers are very popular all over the world now. You are more dependent on computers t___1 __ you know. There are many h____2____ “computers” in your home, but you might be u___3___ of them. Computers are very fast, and they r___4____ give wrong answers. They can do many things. For example, they can t___5____, print and draw things. Moreover, they can operate r___6____ and fly planes and spaceships. So we s____7____ call them “electronic brains”. H___8____, computers aren’t so clever as humans, for the time b____9____. But in the future, they may be able to do b___10____ jobs than doctors, judges and teachers.
第四节 句子填空。（10*每格 0.5=5 分）
1.Joyce, Jessica and I will be ________ for different ________ of the school newspaper. 2.Mr.Li wanted to make Jill go to ________ _________ of himself. 3.The army entered the city, seized the captain and _______him away, ________ with many other prisoners.
4.Well, it was too big for them to take with them. ________it into the city now. It’s on ________. 5.We__________to conclude the meeting then. We arranged to have the meeting in one _______time.
第五节 书面表达。（10 分）
写一篇短文报道一件偷窃事件（crime）。注意：写作时，不要逐字逐句翻译，要适当拓 展。 昨天晚上我们学校发生了一起犯罪案件。大约在夜里 12 点，两个小偷闯入学校实验 室（lab）,预谋偷一些昂贵的仪器（equipment）。正当他们准备将仪器搬出楼时，门卫 （gatekeeper）听到响声并发现了他们，并立即打电话报警。最后，窃贼被抓。警察告诫大 家…… A Crime in our school
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