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高二年级 英语 学科期中考试试题
第一节(共5小题；每小题1分, 满分 5分)
听下面5段对话。每段对话后有一个小题, 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. Who is coming for tea?
A. Mark. B. John. C. Mary.
2. What can poor people do to get expensive education in America?
A. Get a scholarship. B. Get help from the rich. C. Ask parents for money.
3. Which apartment does the woman want to rent?
A. A one-bedroom apartment.
B. A two-bedroom apartment.
C. A three-bedroom apartment.
4. What does Mr. Green need?
A. A teacher. B. A doctor. C. A. babysitter
5. Who is Jerry’s sister with now?
A. Jerry. B. Her mother. C. Her classmates.
6. Who is Angela trying to make a cake for?
A. Her father. B. Her mother. C. Her teacher.
7. What is the relationship between the boy and Angela?
A. Cousins. B. Close friends. C. Brother and sister.
8. When did the woman begin to work in the Longfield Restaurant?
A. In 2003. B. In 2005. C. In 2007.
9. Who is the man?
A. The head waiter in the restaurant.
B. The manager in the restaurant.
C. The boss of the restaurant.
10. What is not Miss Smith’s job in the restaurant?
A. Showing seats B. Taking orders C. Taking the bills.
11. What is the woman’s magazine going to introduce next month?
A. The man’s magazine B. The man’ s book. C. The man’s business.
12. How long will the interview be?
A. A day B. Two hours C. About 90 minutes.
13. Where will they meet?
A. In the man’s office. B. In the woman’s office. C. In a café.
14. What’s the possible relationship between the two speakers?
A. Husband and wife. B. Friends. C. Strangers.
15. Where does the conversation most probably take place?
A. In a restaurant. B. In the woman’s home. C. In the man’s home.
16. What does the woman ask the man to do?
A. Have some soup. B. Have more rice. C. Bring his wife next time.
17. What is the speaker looking for?
A. A newly-built house. B. A suitable house. C. A cheap house.
18. Why didn’t the speaker take the house?
A. Because the house was in bad condition.
B. Because the price was too high.
C. Because the position was not good.
19. What is the back door like?
A. Old. B. Broken. C. Without a lock.
20. What will the speaker do next?
A. Buy the house. B. Look for another house. C. Repair this house.
21. ______ climber gets to the top first will get a ￡5,000 prize.
A. No matter when B. Whichever C. Whenever D. No matter which
22. Tour guides for groups of over ten must be booked ______.
A. in particular B. in advance C. in addition D. in defense
23. We shouldnt complain about being poor，because many families are much____ after the big earthquake.
A. better off B. badly off C. well off D. worse off
24. I think he is ______ to win, but I’m not sure.
A. possible B. likely C. probable D. certain
25. The little boy began to come ______ when it came to computer games.
A. to live B. to life C. into power D. into being
26. It is said that the famous film star is to ______ a new film.
A. star B. be starred . C. star in D. starring in
27. There was a ______ look on his face when he met with the ______ problem.
A. confusing; confusing B. confused; confused
C. confusing; confused D. confused; confusing
28. People ______ are kind, honest and willing to help, but he is not a man of this kind ______, in my opinion.
A. on the whole; in general B. in general; after all
C. on the whole; at all D. in general; on the whole
29. Every means ______ prevent the water from ______.
A. are used to; polluting B. will be used to; polluting
C. is used to; polluted D. is used to; being polluted
30. If you wave your book in front of your face, you can feel the air ___ against your face.
A. moved B. moving C. moves D. to move
31. Tom will tell us why she feels so strongly that each of us has a role ____ in making the earth a better place to live.
A. to have played B. to play C. to be played D. to be play in
32. I won’t say that he is dishonest, even though I might ______ him of it.
A. suspect B. supply C. inspire D. stare
33. We hope your suggestion will ______ solving the problem.
A. contribute to B. relate to C. attend to D. stick to
34. In my opinion, the view Jennifer ______ the other day is well worth discussing.
A. put forward B. put out C. put on D. put offx kb 1
35. The boy ______ on the ground ______ that one of his hens ______ two eggs yesterday.
A. lay, laid; lied B. lying; lied; laid
C. laying; lied; laid D. lying; laid; lain
第三部分： 完形填空（ 共20小题；每小题1分，满分20分）
It’s known that the 62-year-old Jim Bevier has a great passion. This former FedEx pilot wasn’t __36__ on his horse farm, teaching his grandkids to __37__. In his spare time, Bevier helps distribute(分配) __38__ for blindness around the globe.
Bevier now is a volunteer pilot for Orbis, a nonprofit organization which has fought blindness for over 25 years. One of _39___ weapons is the Flying Eye Hospital, an old-fashioned DC-10 aircraft. Bevier’s task is to land this giant sight-saving bird on runways that are _40___ not designed for it. “It’s not _41___ flying for FedEx,” says Bevier. “We have to __42__ the runway is long enough, figure out the fuel load, and find the __43__ place to park in case of accidents.”
Once he gets the _44___ to its destination, the aircraft becomes a place for local _45___ to get training, so they can treat certain conditions and _46___ blindness for people. The plane stays on location for weeks. _47___ Bevier is free to return home, he likes to stay and _48___ those who arrive for medical checks. “I’m glad to see them get on the airplane and come out the next day, and they can __49__.” Bevier says. Many walk on dirt roads for miles; many are blind children.
__50__, the volunteer doctors can’t handle all the patients. “A Vietnamese boy was ever _51___ away.” Bevier says. A pilot’s job involves hours and hours of boredom, so you learn to keep your __52__ under control. But when the poor boy didn’t get better, I __53__ down.” he admits.
Boring __54__ the job may be, Bevier isn’t looking into retirement anytime soon. “I don’t play golf, and I tell my kids not to buy me tennis shoes,” he says. “But I __55__ of my grandchildren back home, and all I want is for those kids to be able to see their own grandparents for the first time.”
36．A．anxious B．proud C．satisfied D．active
37. A．ride B．drive C．work D．study
38. A．signs B．cures C．funds D．ways
39. A．his B．her C．ours D．its
40. A．similarly B．certainly C．differently D．exactly
41. A．beyond B．on C．like D．within
42. A．refer to B．work out C．make sure D．give up
43. A．safest B．largest C．wildest D．farthest
44. A．shop B．hotel C．restaurant D．hospital
45. A．villagers B．patients C．friends D．doctors
46. A．prevent B．restrict C．warn D．stop
47. A．While B．Once C．Unless D．If
48. A．examine B．consider C．meet D．ignore
49. A．walk B．see C．leave D．concern
50. A．Therefore B．Besides C．Somehow D．However
51. A．put B．turned C．given D．thrown
52. A．efforts B．advantages C．plans D．feelings
53. A．settled B．knocked C．broke D．held
54. A．although B．as C．despite D．in spite of
55. A．think B．dream C．hear D．talk
My father was always a good gardener. One of my earliest memories is standing without shoes in the freshly tilled(翻耕的) soil, my hands blackened from digging in the ground.
As a child, I loved following Dad around in the garden. I remember Dad pushing the tiller(耕作机) ahead in perfectly straight lines. Dad loved growing all sorts of things yellow and green onions, watermelons almost as big as me, rows of yellow corn, and our favorite—red tomatoes.
As I grew into a teenager, I didn’t get so excited about gardening with Dad. Instead of magical land of possibility, it had turned into some kind of prison. As Dad grew older, his love for gardening never disappeared. After all the kids were grown and had started families of their own, Dad turned to gardening like never before. Even when he was diagnosed with cancer, he still took care of his garden.
But then, the cancer, bit by bit, invaded his body. I had to do the things he used to do. What really convinced me that Dad was dying was the state of his garden that year. The rows and rows of multicolored vegetables were gone. Too tired to weed them, he simply let them be. He only planted tomatoes.
For the first few years after he died, I couldn’t even bear to look at anyone’s garden without having strong memories pour over me like cold water from a bucket. Three years ago, I decided to plant my own garden and started out with just a few tomatoes. That morning, after breaking up a fair amount of soil, something caught the corner of my eye and I had to smile. It was my eight-year-old son Nathan, happily playing in the freshly tilled soil.
56. Why did the author like the garden when he was a child?
A. He wanted to be a garden-crazy like h is father.
B. He loved being in the garden with his father.
C. The garden was full of his favorite food.
D. The garden was just freshly tilled.
57. When all the kids started their own families, the author’s father _____.
A. stopped his gardening. B. turned to other hobbies.
C. devoted more to gardening. D. focused on planting tomatoes
58. What happened to the garden when the author’ s father was seriously ill?
A. There was a great harvest. B. The garden was almost deserted.
C. No plant grew in the garden at all. D. The author’s son took charge of the garden.
59. Why did the author start his garden with tomatoes?
A. He wanted to honor his father. B. His son liked the fields of tomatoes.
C. He only knew how to grow tomatoes. D. He thought tomatoes were easy to manage.
Sure. you know their names, possibly better t han you know the name of the street you live on. When the need comes, these names roll off our tongues like they were our own brothers. I am writing about the famous Webster’s Dictionary and Roget’s Thesaurus.
When it refers to Webster’s Dictionary, Many people can respond immediately: Noah Webster. We are aware that he is the father of the dictionary. But who was he? What did he do for a living? When did he live?
Noah was born in 1758, graduated from Yale University in 1778. and later graduated from law school. He produced the first American dictionary in 1806 and published his important work An American Dictionary of the English Language in l828. His interests led him to be a lexicographer (词典编纂者), textbook editor, author, Bible translator and spelling reformer. He also produced a large number of writings in medicine, mythology (神话), and the relationship of European and Asian languages. In addition, he founded the first New York daily newspaper in 1793. He died in 1843.
Rogets Thesaurus, it gives us the chance to learn about Roget, the man-Peter Mark Roget, And who? What? When?
Englishman Peter Roget, MD, was born in 1779. He studied medicine and mathematics at the University of Edinburgh. He is considered as the creator of the first-ever thesaurus (同义词典). It has been called one of the three most important books ever printed, along with the Bible and Webster s Dictionary. He began his work Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases in 1805 but did not publish it until 1852-47 years later. In his lifetime, he became a famous lecturer and writer on anatomy(解剖学 ), geology(地质学), bees，and more . When Roget died in 1869 at age 90, his son, John , took over the Thesaurus arid he gradually expanded.
So now you know the two famous books. Not e nough information? As well-known humorist James Thurber suggested in the title of his 1941 magazine short story about baseball, You Could Look It Up!
60. The author states that "these names roll off our tongues" in order to show that people______.
A. will learn from the two writers B. have ignored the two writers
C. are familiar with the names D. know a lot about the two
61.According to the text. Noah Webster and Peter Roget are alike because they both______.
A. had many interests B. studied medicine C. were professors D. liked baseball
62. The purpose of the last paragraph is to_______.
A. attract more readers B. come to a conclusion
C. encourage further research D. provide background information
My name is Amber and I want to share my story with you because what youve shared about life and positive energy has changed my life. This past year has been one of the hardest for me. I felt I was stuck in a position that had nothing to do with what I wanted to do with my life. In January, after two years of being together, my boyfriend left me.
I read your blog every morning as I drink my coffee at work, but it wasnt until this March that I told myself "no more negativit y" as you taught readers in your blog.
Since then Ive got into new habits at work to keep my energy positive. When people walk in the front door, Im the first face they see, so I smile big when I say "good morning" to them, especially on Mondays. Instead of waiting for someone to ask me for help, I offer it with an open mind. The CEO noticed my change and offered me the executive assistant position that I wanted.
One of the bigges t things Ive taken to heart from your blog is changing my opinions on my job. Yes, it was not an important position, but when I was passionate （热情的） about it, I could make my life fulfilling.
All in all, I have to thank you somehow for having the passion to help others because it truly is inspiring to me. So thank you so much, John. My life has changed because your words pointed me in the right direction, Take care!
63. Amber wrote the letter mainly to______
A. introduc e herself to John B. talk about her bad year
C. ask for some advice D. express her thanks
64. We can infer from the passage that Amber______
A. didnt like her boyfriend B. spent a lot of time online
C. wasnt satisfied with her job D. received very good education
65. What is implied about John in the letter?
A. He is a very famous writer.
B. He used to live a very negative life.
C. He doesnt like sharing his life stories.
D. He likes helping others through writing positive blogs.
66. What does Ambers change tell us?
A. Practice makes perfect. B. Bad luck doesnt exist long.
C. A positive attitude is rewarding. D. A friend in need is a friend indeed.
Why do we laugh and get amusement from so many different things，from puns (双关语) to pratfalls? Why are some things funny to some people and not to others? How is that while a successful joke can cause pleasure，a sick one can cause serious harm?
Over the centuries，various scholars have attempted to produce a universally agreed-upon theory of humor．Plato and Aristotle introduced the superiority(优越感) theory，the idea that people laugh at the misfortune of others．Their theory seems to explain teasing，but it doesn’t work well for knock-knock jokes．Sigmund Freud argued for his relief theory，the concept that humor is a way for people to release psychological tension and reveal their inner fears and desires．His theory works well for dirty jokes，less well for most puns．
The majority of humor experts today agree with the incongruity(不一致) theory，the idea that humor arises when there’s a gap between what people expect to happen and what actually happens．Incongruity has a lot going for it — jokes with unexpected funny lines，for example，fit well．But scientists have found that in comedy，unexpectedness is overvalued．
With the goal of developing a new，more satisfactory explanation，I produced “the gentle violation(违背)theory”，the idea that humor arises when something seems wrong or threatening，but is actually OK or safe．A dirty joke，for example，trades on mor al or social violations，but it’s only going to get a laugh if the person listening is open enough to consider the subject OK to talk about．Similarly，puns can be seen as language violations that still make grammatical sense．
And while most humor theories have struggled to account for tickling (挠痒痒)，or just avoided the phenomenon altogether，my theory accounts for even this kind of laughter．Tickling involves violating（违背） someone’s physical space in a gentle way．People can’t tickle themselves — because it isn’ t a violation．
67. What is the author’s attitude towards Plato and Aristotle’s theory?
A. Disapproving B. Approving C. Uncaring D. Unclear
68. According to Sigmund Freud’s theory，we can infer that __________ .
A. people will laugh when they see others suffer
B. telling dirty jokes is a relief of one’ s nervous feelings
C. unexpectedness can explain how humor works
D. tickling doesn’t involve psychological tension
69. According to the author，why are some things funny to some people but not to others?
A. Because the sense of humor varies greatly from person to person．
B. Because people have different expectations for the same thing．
C. Because some people lack the sense of safety deep in their heart．
D. Because people’s understanding of violation is different．
70.What is the author’s main purpose of writing this passage?
A. To draw people’s attention to the research of humor．
B. To criticize people’s misunderstanding about humor．
C. To explain what exactly causes people to laugh．
D. To prove the sense of humor can be developed．
How to Keep a Relationship Healthy and Strong
Are you new to experiencing relationships? Well, let me give you advice on having a healthy and possibly long-term relationship.
___71____Do not hide things from them, do not lie. Don t be afraid to say things that isnt very flattering about yourself. Getting them to trust you is the most important element in any relationship. If there s no trust, there s nothing there. So please be honest and theyll learn to open up to you.
Make sure you give them respect. Now respect isnt just simply treating her or him nicely. There s a lot more to it. You have to learn to adjust to their liking. ___72___Don t just think about yourself ,think about what your partner needs out of it as well.
__73___ Always be willing to help them and give them honesty and positivity at the same time. Make them feel you are someone they can really count on and build a future with. This is an important step in a relationship. Your partner has to be able to count on you when needed.
Make sure you have a good sense of humor with them. Laughter is the key to happiness. Laugh a lot with them ,joke with them. Laughter may seem silly ,but it s the secret to a lot in life. It will keep the sparks alive. _74____
Make sure the communication is good. This goes along with trust, but always communicate how you feel, even if it s something that upsets you. Instead of screaming, talk to them.__75____It s important to communicate this to them , not keep it bottled up.
A. Show them your personality.
B. Be an honest person with them.
C. Make sure you are reliable to your partner.
D. Laughter keeps the relationship strong and lasting.
E. Don t start to neglect them and make them feel unwanted.
F. Basically , learn to study your partners moods, wants and needs.
G. If they did something that made you unhappy, tell them about it in a respectful manner
The hostess was to have a party and entertain guests at home. She busied herself so early in the morning, cleaning the house. She was so tired ___76_____ she felt pain in her waist and on the back. Drops of sweat fell from her forehead. She did not finish ___77____ (clean) the house until dusk.
___78___ (look) at the clean and tidy drawing room, she released a sigh with a smile on her face. The guests were coming! Entering the drawing room, they ___79_____ (attract) by the fresh flowers. Surprisingly pleased, they cheered in praise, "Oh, __80____ beautiful flowers! "
"How colorful and fragrant! "
"Just have a look at it, and life is full of ___81______ (excite)! "
Then they went on to express their thanks to the hostess for her ____82___ (delicate) arranged flowers.
With an embarrassed smile, the hostess said, "I am glad you like it. Thank you for your praise. I was ____83____ bit surprised about it. I did make detailed arrangements for your honor. I was busy the whole day cleaning and __84___ (mop). As to the flowers in the vase, it is a piece of cake. I did it by just lifting my hand. Now you are unaware of my hard work and praise __85______ highly for my easiest effort. It is beyond my expectation."
86.Our vacation is ____________ (接近),but we still can’t decide where to go.
87.Soon afterwards he made his first public ____________ (声明) about the affair.
88.If a boy is ____________ (好奇的)，he is always asking questions.
89.In your new job you will be expected to perform many ____________ (功能).
90. Dollywood is one of the most _____（独特的）park in the world..
91. Mary, ______ (代表) our school, went to the airport to meet the international students.
92. Unlike traditional parks, _______（主题） parks often want to teach visitors something.
93. The young man is brave enough to face various ___________（挑战）.
94. She opened the door ___________ （谨慎地） so as not to wake the baby.
95. Only a ___________（少数）of students receives the scholarship..
Nowadays pollution has been become a serious problem. The air, seas, rivers and land has been polluted. It does greatly harm not only to human being, but also to animals and plants. We can’t have a fresh air because many factories have sent out poison gases into the air. It is reported some strange diseases have resulted in eating polluted food. There is a saying: Nature is the mother of mankind. We should not mistreat our mother. Strong efforts must made to stop the destruction of the environment. If everyone does his best to protect our mother, I believe, she will become more better in the future .
Thank you very much for your invitation ________________________________________________________________________
听力：1-5 BAACC 6-10 BCACC 11-15 BCABB 16-20 CBACB
单选：21-25 BBDBB 26-30 CDCDB 31-35 BAAAB
完型：36-40 CABDB 41-45 CCADD 46-50 AACBD 51-55 BDCBA
阅读：56-59 BCBA 60-62 CAC 63-66 DCDC 67-70 ABDC
76. that 77. cleaning 78.Looking 79. were attracted 80. what
81. excitement 82. delicately 83. a 84. mopping 85. me
86. approaching 87. statement 88. curious 89.functions 90. unique
91. representing 92. theme 93. challenges 94. cautiously 95. minority
Nowadays pollution has been become a serious problem. The air, seas, rivers and land has
been polluted. It does greatly harm not only to human being, but also to animals and
plants. We can’t have a fresh air because many factories have sent out poison gases into the
air. It is reported ︿ some strange diseases have resulted in eating polluted food. There is a
saying: Nature is the mother of mankind. We should not mistreat our mother. Strong efforts
must ︿ made to stop the destruction of the environment. If everyone does his best to
protect our mother, I believe, she will become more better in the future .
Thank you very much for your invitation.
Id love to accept it and take this opportunity to introduce traditional Chinese painting to foreign friends, but Im sorry t o inform you that I cant. My grandpa is seriously ill in hospital and I have to attend him. As for the introduction speech, I strongly recommend my friend Anna, who is the most suitable choice to take my place next Sunday. She began to learn painting at an early age and has a broad knowledge of traditional Chinese painting, which, combined with her active personality and perfect spoken English, will help make your activity a success.
Sorry again for any inconvenience caused by my absence and all the best wishes to you.