Examination for Unit 2 English around the world
Name ___________ Class___________ No.____________ Mark__________
1 Mr. Huang will ________ in the movement.
A. play a leading part B. take parts
C. play leading part D. take a part
2. We discussed where to go for a whole morning, but we decided to stay at home_____.
A. at the end B. by the end C. in the end D. on end
3. _____ of the students who took part in the military training is 450.
A. A number B. A lot C. Lots D. The number
4. Sometimes ________ English is quite different from _______ English in many ways.
A. speaking, writing B. spoken, written
C. speaking, written D. spoken, writing
5. Can you tell me if you have found the key ________ your car.
A. for B. to C. about D. by
6. When we visited Zhangzhuang again ten years later, we found it changed so much that we could hardly ________ it.
A. remember B. think about C. believe D. recognize
7.The policeman warned the drive ________ so carelessly.
A. never to drive B. to never drive
C. to not drive D. doesn’t drive
8. The office ordered his soldiers ________.
A. to stand still B. to not stand still
C. not stand still D. stand still
9. They lived a hard life and were often made _______ for over ten hours a day.
A. work B. to work C. to working D. worked
10. Do you have any difficulty ________ ?
A. on listening B. to listening
C. for listening D. in listening
11.Xiao Hong worked harder last year. _______ , she still didn’t get high grades.
A. As a result B. After all C. By the way D. However
12. Please tell me the way you thought of _______ the garden.
A. take care of B. to take care of
C. taking care of D. to take care
13. It’s _______ hot here. We can’t stay here for a long time.
A. much B. very much C. much too D. too much
14. How did all these _________?
A. came out B. come up C. come across D. come about
15.I came here with your mother ________ to see you.
A. specially B. special C. especially D. especial
Water costs money．In some places water is hard 16 ．What 17 when a town has these problems？A small town in California found a happy 18 ．
Very 19 rain ever fell there．The town had no water 20 ．The water it used was 21 from a river 300 miles away．As more people 22 live in the town， 23 water was needed．Now water 24 to be brought in from 600 miles away．All these cost 25 money．
The town 26 a plan．It found 27 to clean its “dirty” water．Once the cleaned water was reused 28 many ways．Five 29 lakes were built．Here people could swim and fish and go 30 ．They 31 have picnics in their new parks．Farmers had more water 32 their crops．New factories can be built，now that they have the promise of 33 ．
In most places，water is used and thrown 34 ．The town that saved 35 water has saved the town！
16．A．supplying B．getting C．to get D．to supply
17．A．happens B．happening C is happened D．happened
18．A．key B．answer C answering D．way
19．A．little B．a little C．few D．a few
20．A．of itself B．of its own C．for its own D for itself
21．A．fetch B．take C．brought in D．guided
22．A．come to B．came to C．coming to D．came for
23．A．many B．plenty of C．more D．many more
24．A．has B．had C．must D．needed
25．A．many B．a few C．a great many D．a lot of
26．A．put B．made C．supply D．noticed
27．A．a way B．ways C．an answer D．a key
28．A．for B．by C．at D．in
29．A．man-making B．man-make C．man-made D．man made
30．A．boating B．to boat C．to boating D．on boating
31．A．must B．could C．needed D．had to
32．A．as B．with C．for D．to
33．A．water enough B．enough water C. crops enough D．enough crops
34．A．off B．of C．away D．out of
35．A．it’s B．its C．one’s D．his
People need to relax and enjoy themse1ves．One way they can have a good time is to watch a baseball game or another sports event．Even thousands of years ago，groups of people gathered to watch skilled athletes（运动员）．
Over 2000 years ago in Greece，certain days in the year were festival days．These were holidays when people stopped work and enjoyed themselves．They liked to watch athletes take part in races and other games of skill．
The most important festival was held every four years at the town of Olympia．It was held in honor of the Greek god Zeus（Zus）．For five days，athletes from all parts of the Greek world took part in the Olympic Games．At the Olympic Games，people could watch them box，run，jump and so on．There was a relay race between two teams of men in which a lighted torch（火矩）was passed from runner to runner．The Olympic Games were thought to be so important that cities which were at war with one another had to stop fighting．People were allowed to travel to the games safely．Thousands of people came to Olympia from cities in Greece and from her colonies（殖民地）in Africa，Asia and Italy．They met as friends to cheer their favorite athletes and to enjoy themselves．
36．What happened in Greece over 2000 years ago？
A．People stopped work and enjoyed themselves．
B．The cities there were often against one another．
C．People watched baseball games．
D．People didn’t go to any games at all．
37．What were those countries in Africa？
C．Colonies． D．Other cities．
38．What did people do at the games？
A．They fought． B．They just talked to friends．
C．They cheered for good athletes． D．They tried to find friends．
39．Greek cities then were fighting so they_____．
A．were weak B．were strong
C．couldn’t go to other cities freely D．could see each other
40．The best title for the story is“_____”．
A．Greece at War B．Together for the Games
C．Stop Fighting D．Sport
Henry Ford was the first person to build cars which were cheap，strong and fast．He was able to se11 millions of models because be could produce them in large numbers at a time；that is，he made a great many cars of exactly the same kind．Ford’s father hoped that his son would be come a farmer，but the young man did not like the idea and he went to Detroit（底特律）where he worked as a mechanic（机械师）．By the age of 29，in 1892，he had built his first car．However，the car made in this way，the famous “Model T” did not appear until 1908-five years after Ford bad started his great motor car factory．This car showed to be well-known that it remained unchanged for twenty year．Since Ford’s time，this way of producing cars in large numbers has be come common in industry and has reduced the price of many goods which would otherwise be very expensive．
41．Henry Ford was the man to built _____ cars．
A．cheap and strong B．cheap and long
C．fast and expensive D．strong and slow
42．Ford was able to sell millions of cars，because_____．
A．he made many greet cars B．his cars are many
C．he made lots of cars of the same kind D．both A and B
43．The young man became a mechanic，_______．
A．which was his father’s will B．which was against his own will
C．which was against his father’s will
D．which was the will of both
44．The “Model T” was very famous_____．
A．before 1908 B．between 1982 and 1908
C．before 1892 D．after 1908
45．Ford built his own car factory
A．in 1903 B．in 1908 C．in 1913 D．in 1897
The city of Venice，in Italy，is one of a kind．It is built on more than 120 islands，just off arrival．After explaining where my new house was，I told him that I had left the key under the doormat．Since I knew it would be quite late before I could get back，I suggested that be make himself at home and help himself to anything that was kept in the refrigerator（冰箱）．
Two hours later my friend phoned me from the house．At the moment，he said，he was listening to some of my records after having had a nice meal．He had found the pan and meat in the refrigerator．Now，he was drinking a cup of tea and hoped that I would join him soon．When I asked him if he bad any difficulty finding the house，he answered that the only problem was that he had not been able to find the key under the doormat，but luckily，the living room window by the apple tree had been left open and he had climbed in through the window．I listened to all this in great surprise．There is no apple tree outside my window，but there is one by the living room window of my next-door neighbor’s house！
46．When my friend arrived，I could not go to meet him because________．
A．we were not good friends B．I was busy at work
C．he had not told me that he would come D．I did not want to see him
47．A doormat is a mat______．
A．used as a door B．for cleaning the bottom of shoes
C. put up on a door as an ornament（装饰物）
D．near a door under which people put their keys
48．I listened to my friend’s phone call in great surprise because____．
A．he had not waited for me to eat together
B．he had eaten too much of the food
C．he mistook my neighbor’s house for mine
D．he had left the house with the window open
49．At last my friend______．
A．did not enter my house
B．entered my house after he opened the door
C．entered my house by climbing through the window
D．entered my house with the help of my neighbor
50．The writer left the key under the doormat so that______．
A．nobody would find it
B．he might not lose it
C．his family could use the same key
D．his friend could easily get it
假定你是一名高中生，一次一位外国朋友问你，除了在学校学习英语之外还有什么其它途径练习英语。请你根据提示用英语写出你参加“英语角” 的情况。提示：1、“英语角” 于两年前成立，许多中学生参加，有时也有些大学生和外国友人来此。2、活动时间：每周六上午。3、活动内容：练习英语口语，谈论大家共同感兴趣的事情，交流学习英语的经验等。4、谈你参加此项活动的体会