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绵阳市高中 2013 级第一次诊断性考试 英 语
第 I 卷（选择题，共 100 分）
注意事项： 1．必须使用 2B 铅笔在答题卡上将所选答案对应标号涂黑。 2．第 I 卷共两部分，共计 100 分。 第一部分听力（共两节，满分 30 分） 做题时，先将答案标在试卷上。录音内容结束后，你将有两分钟的时间将试 卷上的答案转涂到答题卡上。 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。每段对话后有一道小题，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 man? A.A taxi driver. B.A police officer. C.A railway worker. 2. How will they cross the river? A. By ferry. B. By car. C. By plane. . 3. What are they doing now? A. Watching a movie. B. Traveling by car. C. Traveling by train. 4. Where does the conversation probably take place? A. On a busy street. B. In a Hong Kong hotel. C. At an airport. 5. How much does the man have to pay? A. 18 dollars. B.24 dollars. C.30 dollars. 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。听完每段对话或独白 前，你将有时间阅读各个小题，每小题 5 秒钟；听完后，各小题将给出 5 秒钟的 做答时间。每段对话或独白读两遍。 听第 6 段材料，回答第 6 至 8 题。 6. Where did the boy go this afternoon? A. To the school. B. To a shop. C. To the cinema. 7. Who bought the hat for Jimmy? A. His mother. B. His friend Bill. C. He himself. 8. Why does the boy want to keep the hat? A. Because his mother asks him to. B．Because he likes it． C. Because his mother doesn't like it. 听第 7 段材料， 回答第 9 至 11 题。 9. What does the man do after school? A. He surfs the Internet . B. He goes to Wanda Plaza.
C．He takes exercise. 10. How does the woman usually feel when she stays at home? A. Happy. B. Lonely. C. Comfortable. 11. What will the woman choose to do? A. Go to the fitness center. B. Go shopping alone. C. Surf the Internet. 听第 8 段材料，回答第 12 至 14 题。 12. What kind of person is Gary according to the woman? A. Patient and modest. B. Friendly and quiet. C. Easily get angry. 13. What does the woman advise Gary to do? A. To be more hardworking and careful. B. To get more popular among the friends. C. To be more patient and try not to lose his temper. 14. How does the woman feel about Gary? A. She has already forgiven him. B. She is still angry with him. C. They won't be friends any more. 听第 9 段材料，回答第 15 至 17 题。 15. How many bedrooms does the apartment have? A. Four. B. Three. C. Two. 16. What does the man want to do first? A. To see it and find how it is. B．To find a bigger one. C. To reduce the price of the rent. 17. Which one is the smallest? A. The bedrooms. B. The bathroom. C. The kitchen. 听第 10 段材料，回答第 18 至 20 题。 18. What stopped him from visiting Yunnan in the past? A. His money. B. His illness. C. His job. 19. Where is the guy from? A. Sydney. B. New York. C. Beijing. 20. How did the man feel in their first tour there? A. Unsatisfied because it was quite noisy. B. Satisfied because of delicious food and live bands. C. Upset because he was hungry. 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） 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 Are you a travel lover? If you are, attention then. No matter whether you're looking for big international events, delicious food, natural wonders or simply relaxation on a beach, these places should be on your checklist. Brazil Attractions: Festivities for the 2014 World Cup the world is casting its eye on Brazil for hosting two of the most popular
sporting events - the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the Summer Olympics two years after. Except-for watching exciting games and cheering for your favorite team and players, you can also take a trip to 'the lungs of the earth', the Amazon forest, to escape the crowds and embrace nature. Belgium Attractions: Europe's underrated gem Many grand and spectacular museums are located in picturesque cities like Bruges, Antwerp and Brussels. Art lovers can fully engage themselves in the numerous treasures dating back to the medieval period. Exploring the quiet towns and appreciating their Gothic architecture is also an opportunity not to be missed. Seychells Attractions: Paradise within reach This is so-called 'playground for millionaires' is open to everyone. The wallet-friendly hotels, guest houses and self-catering apartments make tours comfortable. With more than l00 divine islands scattered on the Indian ocean, many activities await, such as sunbathing, fishing, diving, sailing, and going on boat tours. The Seychelles islands are blessed with a warm tropical climate all year round, so you can go there whenever you want. 21. The 1st paragraph aims to tell us _ . A. what you can expect from a trip B. how to find a place to holiday C. what this passage is really about D. what to do on a holiday trip 22. If you visit Brazil in 2014, you can . A. watch the Summer Olympics B. enjoy medieval treasures in museums C. take a trip to the Amazon forest D. cook your own food in a guest house 23. Which of the following has the closest meaning with wallet-friendly? A. cheap B. attractive C. expensive D. affordable B A new retail phenomenon from Japan which allows customers to walk away with free products is to launch in Britain. From tomorrow, visitors to Sample Trend's central London store can try anything on its shelves, and all of the products can be taken home without charge. For an annual membership fee of ~60, users are free to enter the shop once a month and help themselves to no less than ~250 worth of goods every year. The only 'catch' is that shoppers are asked to complete a simple questionnaire about each product they try. Known as ' try-vertising ' , the concept allows manufacturers to test products and receive consumer feedback(反馈) before launching onto the open market. It is already a sensation in Japan and now looks set to transform the fortunes of the embattled UK retail industry. If everything goes well, countries such as Germany and France will give it a try. According to new figures, stores are facing a Christmas crisis with the weakest high street trading for six months. Michael Ghosh, the founder behind Sample Trend, said, "The concept behind Sample Trend is unique in the UK. It allows shoppers the opportunity to walk away with a number of real, full-size products of their choosing without handing over a penny." The concept of in-store try-vertising is simple but effective. Businesses across all sectors, from
cosmetic manufacturers to beverage makers, place new products on the shelves at Sample Trend and wait for consumers to try them out. Customers complete a short l0-point questionnaire about the product. The feedback they provide is used to make any finishing touches before the product is brought officially to market. The Sample Trend store stocks everything from cosmetics, food and drink, and household goods. Ghosh , the former advertising and sales director for Disney Europe, said such feedback may also build brand loyalty from the outset--- a particularly appealing prospect for new businesses. 24. The most attractive part of the idea for customers is that _ . A. they only pay ? 60 for a life-long membership B. they can help to make the products better C. it won't take much time to finish the questionnaire D. they can take things home without paying for them 25. The idea of 't ry-vertising' originates from _ . A. Germany B. Britain C. Japan D. France 26. The purpose of 'try-vertising' is to _ . A. get feedback for their new products B. sell more products at Christmas time C. encourage people to buy more products D. give customers free products as gifts 27. What does Michael Ghosh think of this business idea? A. Puzzling. B. Unpractical. C. Promising. D. Surprising. C We are much happier in our new house because it has a large garden, and you know how enthusiastic we both are about gardening. When we moved in a month ago, Mary wanted to get a dog to keep out burglars. However, we finally decided that it would be cheaper to put an iron grille in front of the door and get a burglar alarm. Last week, I went to a shop and bought an alarm for just over ? 200. It consists of a control unit with three smaller units. I put the control unit in the lounge and put the other units in place by the front door, back door and lounge windows. That night I soon fell asleep because I was confident that no one could get into OUR house undetected. At about l:50 a.m. I woke up suddenly and heard the siren. It was like an ambulance driving right through our bedroom. I couldn't leave the siren on all night. I went downstairs in the dark. When I reached the bottom of the stairs, I switched on the light and looked around. Oh my gosh. The back door was unlocked. I rushed to lock it and it was just at that exact moment that the 'burglar' disappeared behind a curtain. Guess what? It was an ordinary house lizard(蜥蜴). Apparently the ' alarm system had been made for American or European homes in which lizards are never seen. I switched the alarm off and sat down to watch. A few moments later, a lizard ran across a wall, right in front of one of the alarm units. I won't bother to finish this story but if you'd like a burglar alarm system free of charge, just let us know. 28. What do we know about the author and his wife? A. They are pet lovers. B. They love plants and flowers.
C. They are fond of catching lizards. D. They hate technology. 29. What happened after they got the alarm system? A. It worked unexpectedly. B. It did not work. C. A burglar' broke into the house. D. Their neighbors complained about it. 30. What will the author do after the incident? A. He will sell the alarm to someone else. B. He will buy a dog to keep our burglars. C. He will fix the alarm system immediately. D. He will file a complaint to the company. 31. How does the author sound when telling the story? A. Curious. B. Anxious. C. Cautious. D. Humorous. D Taller men and women are more likely to develop cancer than their shorter peers, according to a major study that sheds new light on the link between height and the disease. Researchers in Sweden found the risk of women developing cancer of any kind rose by 18% for every extra l0cm of height, while for men the risk rose by 11% although height is not as great a risk for cancer as smoking, overweight and a poor diet. Dr Emelie Benyi of the Karolinska Institute, who led the research, said there were several possible reasons for the link. "One is that taller people have a larger number of cells in their body which could potentially transform to cancer. It could also be that taller individuals have a higher energy intake which has previously been linked to cancer." . The study analyzed data on 5.5 million people born between 1938 and 1991, with heights ranging from l00cm (3ft 3in) to 225cm (7ft 6in). Assessing the impact of height on developing different forms of cancer, they found the increased risk was highest in skin cancer, rising 30% for every l0cm in height. They observed a 20% increase in the risk of taller women getting breast cancer. The Swedish researchers did not look at possible confusing factors such as smoking in their study, but the size of the sample and the good quality data meant that it could be taken seriously even though the full results have not been published, other scientists said. The early results of the study, conducted by scientists from the Karolinska Institute and University of Stockholm, were presented at the annual European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology conference in Barcelona and will be published in full in due course. 32. What's the most surprising message from the text? A. Cancer is a deadly disease that has killed many people. B. Smoking, overweight, or a poor diet can lead to cancer. C. Growing taller increases the danger of getting cancer. D. Men are more likely to get cancer than women. 33. According to the research findings, who is most likely to get cancer? A. Mary, female, 180cm. B. John, male, 190cm.
C. Tina, female, 200cm. D. Bob, male, 200cm. 34. How many possible reasons does the passage give for this phenomenon? A. 1. B．2． C．3． D.4． 35. From the last two paragraphs we can infer that A. the author doesn't really take the research findings seriously B. the final result of the study may go against what is known now C. scientists have different opinions about the study D. more facts are expected from the full result of the study 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。 I have often heard people saying that English is an easy language to learn. 36 Many speakers of languages are proud to say that their language is one of the hardest of all. But is this true? 37 It depends on many things; Chinese, for example, has no tense, but it has a writing system that is very different from the systems used in English. 38 With English, I feel that it is an easy language to pick up at the start. 39 this might be because it seems not to have the complexity and abundance of grammatical rules that many languages have. 40 Having mastered the basics of English, many students then find it hard to reach the very high levels, because there are so many exceptions to everything and so many funny little rules. All in all, I'd say it is easy to begin with, but it gets a lot harder down the path. If your goal is to reach fluency, then English is not an easy language. A.I have also heard that Chinese is the most difficult. B. It has an enormous vocabulary. C. However, this is also one of its difficulties. D. One thing might be harder, but another is simpler. E. It depends on how close the language is to your own. F. Many students can start speaking it fairly quickly. G. Are some languages harder than 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，从短文后各题所给四个选项（A. B.C 和 D）中，选出可 以填入空白处的最佳选项，并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。 There was once a lonely girl who longed so much for love. One day while she was walking in the woods she found two 41 songbirds. They looked so hungry and weak that they could hardly stood on their 42 .She took them home and put them in a small 43 ,caring them with love. Luckily, the birds 44 strong little by little. Every morning they 45 her with a wonderful song. The girl felt great love for the birds. One day the girl left the door to the cage open__46.The larger and stronger of the two birds flew from the cage. The girl was so 47 that he would fly away. So as he flew close, she grasped him 48 .Her heart felt glad at her success in 49 him. Suddenly, she felt the bird go 50 ,so she opened her hand and
stared in 51 at the dead bird. It was her 52 love that had killed him. She noticed the other bird moving back and forth on the 53 0f the cage. She could feel his strong 54 needing to fly into the clear, blue sky. Unwillingly, she lifted him from the cage and threw him softly into the _55 _'The lucky bird circled once, twice, three times: The girl . 56 delightedly at the bird. Her heart was no longer concerned with her _ 57 . What she wanted to _ 58 was that the bird could fly happily. Suddenly the bird flew closer and landed softly 59 her shoulder. It sang the sweetest tune that she had ever heard. Remember, the fastest way to lose love is to hold on to it too tight 60 the best way to keep love is to give it wings! 41. A. flying B. singing C. starving D. running 42. A. wings B. backs C. heads D. feet 43. A. cage B. bottle C. box D. bed 44. A. appeared B. remained C. proved D. grew 45. A. fed B. greeted C. surprised D. connected 46. A. accidentally B. quietly C. carefully D. purposely 47. A. delighted B. frightened C. impressed D. misunderstood 48.A.gently B. kindly C. wildly D. quickly 49. A. freeing B. departing C. killing D. capturing 50.A.angry B. crazy C. pale D weak 51. A. excitement B. horror C. astonishment D. silence 52.A.desperate B. great ' C. tender D. false 53.A.top B. edge C. back D. front 54. A. sadness B. disappointment C. desire D. joy 55.A.air B. water C. street D. woods 56.A.glared B. shouted C. watched D. jumped 57.'A.achievement B. loss . C. regret D. failure 58.A.know B. learn C. feel D. see 59,A.at B. in C. on D. over 60.A.but B. while C. when D. as
第Ⅱ卷（非选择题，共 50 分）
注意事项： 1．必须使用 0.5 毫米黑色墨迹签字笔在答题卡上题目所示的答题区域内作 答。答在试题卷上无效。 2．第Ⅱ卷共三节，共计 50 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 （不超过 3 个单词） 。 Once upon a time an American family's home was their castle and the bigger the better, but 61 (grow) concerns about money and the environment 62 (help) fuel a new movement of people 63 are happy to live small. The Tiny House Movement is a growing group of people who are happy to downsize the space that they live 64 and enjoy simplified lives as a result. While the average American home is around 2600 square feet, 65 _typical
small or tiny house is around 100-400 square feet. Large homes come at a cost and most Americans spend between l/3 and l/2 of their income on 66 （keep)a roof over their heads, as a result 76 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. To escape the cycle of debt that 67 (come) with the large house, some people 68 (attract) by the 69 (simple) of the Tiny House Movement. One company at the heart of the' movement is the Tumbleweed Tiny House Company, which teaches workshops all over the country on how 70 （build) tiny homes. 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。作文中共有 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：在缺词处加一个漏子符号（^）并在其下面写出该加的词。 删除：在错的词下划一横线，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。 My biggest problem is that I'm too busy. When I am young, I used to have so much time, and these days I get up early and stay in school all day. Then I go right to home and eat dinner. Before I started high school, I used to spend a lot of time play games with my friends, but I just don't have time anymore. In the evening, I used to watch TV or chatted with my grandma, but now I has to study.1 love music, and my father used to take me to concert. These days, I hardly ever have time with concerts. I do my homework and go to bed. I real miss the old days! 第二节书面表达（满分 25 分） 假定你是李华，在学校的宣传栏里看到了英语话剧社的招新海报。请你根据 以下要点，写一封应征邮件。
1．表达写信意图； 2．陈述应征目的； 3．说明应征条件（性格、能力等） 。 注意： 1．词数 100 左右，开头和结尾部分已写好，不计入总词数： 2．可以适当增加细节，以使行文连贯。 Dear Ms Shen， I'm Li Hua,a student from Class 1,Grade Looking forward to your reply.
Yours truly， Li Hua
绵阳市高中 2013 级第一次诊断性考试 英语试题参考答案及评分标准
第Ⅰ卷(选择题，共 100 分)
第一部分：听力（共二节，满分 30 分） 第一节 (共 5 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 7.5 分) 1-5 AABCA 第二节 (共 15 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 22.5 分) 6-10 BCBCB 11-15 ACCBC 16-20 ACBCB
第二部分：阅读理解（共二节，满分 40 分） 第一节（共 15 小题：每小题 2 分，满分 30 分） 21-25 CCDDC 26-30 ACBAB 31-35 DCCBD
第二节（共 5 小题：每小题 2 分，满分 10 分） 36-40 AGDFC 第三部分 英语知识运用（共二节，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） 41-45 CDADB 46-50 ABCDD 51-55 BABCA 56-60 CBDCB
第Ⅱ卷(非选择题，共 50 分) 第二节（共 10 小题：每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分） 61. growing 62. has helped 63. who 64. in attracted 69. simplicity 70. to build 65. the 66. keeping 67. comes 68. are
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）
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really 第二节 书面表达（满分 25 分） Dear Ms Shen, I’m Li Hua, a student from Class 1, Grade 3. I’m writing to apply for the membership in your club. I really want to obtain this precious opportunity because to be an actor is my long-cherished dream. I always dream of performing on the stage with so many eyes focused on me. Meanwhile, my stage technique is sure to be improved. So will my communication skill as well as my confidence in speaking English in public. As an outgoing girl, I get along well with my classmates. Not only do I love acting, but I am also creative and full of imagination. And now I’m trying to write my own play. What’s more, I have such a good command of English that I am elected as assistant to my English teacher. I do hope you can give me a chance to make my dream realized. I would appreciate it very much if my membership could be accepted. Looking forward to your reply. Yours truly, Li Hua
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