英语第三次周练


邓州一高分校 2012—2013 学年上学期第三次周练 英 语 试 题
命题人:刘晓波 审题人:张进成 2012.10.27

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第一部分 英语知识运用(共两节,满分 45 分) 第一节 单项填空(共 15 小题;每小题 1 分, 满分 15 分) 从ABCD四个选项中, 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。 21. — Do you enjoy your present job? — _______. I just do it for a living. A. Of course B. Not really C. Not likely D. Not a little 22. — Our holiday cost a lot of money. — Did it? Well, that doesn’t matter______ you enjoyed yourselves. A. as long as B. unless C. as soon as D. though 23. The telephone ________, but by the time I got indoors, it stopped. A. had rung B. was ringing C. rings D. has rung 24. The traffic rule says young children under the age of 4 and ______less than 40 pounds must be in a child safety seat. A. being weighed B. to weigh C. weighed D. weighing 25. Parents _______ much importance to education. They will do their best to give their children that priceless gift. A. attach B. pay C. link D. apply 26. Smell the flowers before you go to sleep, and you may just ______ sweet dreams. A. keep up with B. put up with C. end up with D. catch up with 27 Swimming is my favorite sport. There is _______ like swimming as a means of keeping fit. A. something B. anything C. nothing D. everything 28. The famous writer , as well as his wife and son, _____said to be attending our party, but so far they_______. A. is; don’t turn up B. are; haven’t turned up C. is; haven’t turned up D. are; don’t turn up 29. We give dogs time, space and love we can spare, and _____, dogs give us their all. A. in all B. in fact C. in short D. in return 30. Mother wanted to be a good provider, a role she ______ since her marriage to Father. A. shoulders B .shouldered C. is shouldering D. has been shouldering 31. The girl arranged to have piano lessons at the training centre with her sister ______ she would stay for an hour. A. where B. who C. which D .what 32. There were many talented actors out there just waiting ______. A. to discover B. to be discovered C. discovered D. being discovered 33. John opened the door. There ________ he had never seen before. A. a girl did stand B. a girl stood C. did a girl stand D. stood a girl

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34. Nowadays some hospitals refer to patients ______ name, not case number. A. of B. as C. by D. with 35. Students should be encouraged to use ___________ Internet as __________resource. A. /; a B. /; the C. the; the D. the; a 第二节 完形填空(共 20 小题;每小题 1.5 分, 满分 30 分) When Alice started to cycle home from Jenny’s house, she wasn’t nervous. She was certainly not afraid of the dark. __36_, it was only a 15-minute ride home. But halfway there, she began to wish that she hadn’t been so __37__. As she rounded a sharp bend, it suddenly __38__ cold — very cold. Alice’s breath became puffs of white cloud and her legs were so cold that it became hard to ride. With her heart beating fast, she struggled so hard to move __39__ that she didn’t hear the car which suddenly appeared beside her. She stopped by the road. The big black car also __40__. Slowly, the passenger-window began to slide down. Alice held her breath. In the soft light inside the car, something __41__. Then, the light brightened and Alice was staring at a sweet, grey-haired old lady. ―Hello, dear,‖ said the old lady. ―I need __42__. I’m afraid I’m lost. I need to find the nearest airport. I must be there in the next five minutes.‖ ―Airport? You __43__ are lost,‖ Alice said. ―You need to go back five kilometers __44__ you reach the T-junction. Turn left and __45__ for about another 10 kilometers to the main highway. From there, just follow the __46__ to the airport. But I’m afraid there’s no __47__ you’ll get there in five minutes!‖ ―Thank you very much, dear,‖ replied the old lady. ―Don’t worry — I’ll __48__ in time.‖ The __49__ moved up and the car started off. A little way ahead, it __50__ and with headlights flashing, it drove past Alice. But then, something __51__ happened. The car began changing. First, its color __52__from black to silvery-grey. Then, the wheels began disappearing, but the car continued to move forward, __53__ just above the ground. As the car __54__ into the dark sky, the big red tail-lights grew larger and larger and glowed more and more brightly. With a faint whistling __55__, the car was gone in seconds, leaving Alice shaking her head in disbelief… 36. A. However B. Besides C. Therefore D. Otherwise 37. A. brave B. excited C. curious D. stubborn 38 .A. fell B. seemed C. proved D. grew 39. A. aside B. around C. forward D. backward 40. A. arrived B. stopped C. stayed D. started 41 .A. gathered B. existed C. dropped D. moved 42. A. help B. gas C. rest D. water 43. A. necessarily B. normally C. basically D. certainly 44.A. if B. until C .unless D. as 45. A. drive B. walk C. follow D. march 46. A. address B .signs C. notices D. guidance 47. A. doubt B. room C. time D. way 48. A. have it B. get it C. make it D. finish it 49 .A. door B. window C. headlight D. wheel 50. A. passed B. rushed C. turned D. continued 51. A .strange B. sensitive C. imaginable D. horrible

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52 .A. developed B. appeared C. spread D. faded 53 .A. rolling B. floating C. drawing D. flashing 54. A. pointed B. returned C. broke D. rose 55. A. tune B. voice C. sound D. tone 第二部分: 阅读理解(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 A、B、C、D 四个选项中,选出最佳选项。 A Andy rode slowly on his way to school, day-dreaming about the fishing trip that his father had promised him. He was so busy dreaming about all the fish he would catch that he was unaware of everything else around him. He rode along until a strange sound drew him to the present. He came to a stop and looked curiously up to the heavens. What he saw shocked and terrified him. A huge swarm of bees filled the sky like a black cloud and the buzzing mass seemed to be heading angrily towards him. With no time to waste, Andy sped off in the opposite direction, riding furiously—but without knowing how to escape the swarm. With a rapidly beating heart and his legs pumping furiously, he sped down the rough road. As the bees came closer, his panic increased. Andy knew that he was sensitive to bee stings(蜇). The last sting had landed him in hospital—and that was only one bee sting! He had been forced to stay in bed for two whole days. Suddenly, his father’s words came to him. ―When you are in a tight situation, don’t panic. Use your brain and think your way out of it.‖ On a nearby hill, he could see smoke waving slowly skywards from the chimney of the Nelson family home. ―Bees don’t like smoke,‖ he thought. ―They couldn’t get into the house.‖ Andy raced towards the Nelson house, but the bees were gaining ground. Andy knew he could not reach the house in time. He estimated that the bees would catch up with him soon. Suddenly, out of the corner of his eyes, he spotted a small dam used by Mr. Nelson to irrigate his vegetable garden. Off his bike and into the cool water he lived, disappearing below the surface and away from the savage insects. After holding his breath for as long as he could, Andy came up for air and noticed the bees had gone. Dragging himself out of the dam, he struggled up the hilly slope and rang the doorbell. Mrs. Nelson took him inside and rang his mother. ―You’ll really need that fishing break to help you recover,‖ laughed his mother with relief. ―Thank goodness you didn’t panic!‖ But Andy did not hear her. He was dreaming once again of the fish he would catch tomorrow. 56. Why did Andy fail to notice the swarm of bees earlier? A. He was riding to school. B. He was listening to a strange sound. C. He was going fishing with his father. D. He was lost in the thought of the fishing trip. 57. Which of the following is NOT mentioned about the swarm of bees in the passage? A. They crowded like a black cloud. B. They shocked and terrified Andy. C. They tried to attack Andy in a mass. D. They made Andy stay in hospital for two days. 58. How did Andy avoid the bees in the end? A. He asked Mr. Nelson for help. B. He did himself under the water. C. He rushed into the Nelson house. D. He rode off in the opposite direction. 59. Which of the following can best describe Andy’s escape from the bees? A. No pains, no gains. B. Once bitten, twice shy. C. Where there is a will, there is a way. D. In time of danger, one’s mind works fast.

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B I hated dinner parties. But I decided to give them another shot because I'm in London. And my friend Mallery invited me. And because dinner parties in London are very different from those back in New York. There, ―I’m having a dinner party means: "I'm booking a table for 12 at a restaurant you can't afford and we'll be sharing the cheque evenly, no matter what you eat." Worse, in Manhattan there is always someone who leaves before the bill arrives. They'll throw down cash, half of what they owe, and then people like me, who don’t drink, end up paying even more. But if I try to use the same trick, the hostess will shout: "Where are you going?" And it's not like I can say I have somewhere to go: everyone know I have nowhere to go. But in London, dinner parties are in people's homes. Not only that, the guests are an interesting mix. The last time I went to one, the guests were from France, India. Denmark and Nigeria; it was like a gathering at the United Nations. In New York, the mix is less striking. It's like a gathering at Bloomingdale's, a well-known department store. For New Yorkers, talking about other parts of the world means Brooklyn and Queens in New York. But at Mallery's, when I said that I had been to Myanmar recently, people knew where it was. In New York people would think it was a usual new club 60. What does the word "shot" in Paragraph 1 probably mean? A. Choice. B. Try C. Style. D. Goal 61. What does the writer dislike most about dinner parties in New York? A There is a strange mix of people. B. The restaurants are expensive. C. The bill is not fairly shared. D. People have to pay cash 62. What does the author think of the parties in London? A. A bit unusual B.Full of tricks. C.Less costly. D More interesting. 63. What is the author's opinion of some New Yorkers from her experience? A. Easy-going. B. Self-centred. C. Generous. D. Conservative. C Too much TV-watching can harm children’s ability to learn and even reduce their chances of getting a college degree, new studies suggest in the latest effort to examine the effects of television on children. One of the studies looked at nearly 400 northern California third-graders. Those with TVs in their bedrooms scored about eight points lower on math and language arts tests than children without bedroom TVs. A second study ,looking at nearly 1000 grown-ups in New Zealand, found lower education levels among 26-year –olds who had watched lots of TV during childhood. But the results don’t prove that TV is the cause and don't ride out that already poorly motivated youngsters (年轻人)may watch lots of TV. Their study measured the TV habits of 26-year-olds between ages5 and 15. These with college degrees had watch an average of less than two hours of TV per week night during childhood, compared with an average of more than 2 1/2 hours for those who had no education beyond high school. In the California study, children with TVs in their rooms but no computer at home scored the lowest while those with no bedroom TV but who had home computers scored the highest. While this study does not prove that bedroom TV sets caused the lower scores, it adds to

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accumulating findings that children shouldn't have TVs in their bedrooms 64. According to the California study, the low-scoring group might _________. A. have watched a lot of TV B. not be interested in math C. be unable to go to college D. have had computers in their bedrooms 65. What is the researchers' understanding of the New Zealand study results? A. Poorly motivated 26-year-olds watch more TV. B. Habits of TV watching reduce learning interest. C. TV watching leads to lower education levels of the 15-year-olds. D. The connection between TV and education levels is difficult to explain 66. What can we learn from the last two paragraphs? A. More time should be spent on computers. B. Children should be forbidden from watching TV. C. 'IV sets shouldn't be allowed in children's bedrooms, D. Further studies on high-achieving students should be done 67. What would be the best title for this text? A. Computers or Television B. Effects of Television on Children C. Studies on TV and College Education D. Television and Children's Learning Habits D On May 23,1989, Stefania Follini came out from a cave at Carlsbad, New Mexico. She hadn’t seen the sun for eighteen and a half weeks. Stefania was in a research program, and the scientists in the program were studying body rhythms (节奏)。 this experiment Stefania had spent 130 days in a In cave, 30 feet in depth. During her time in the cave, Stefania had been completely alone except for two white mice. Her living place had been very comfortable, but there had been nothing to tell her the time. She’d had no clock or watches, no television or radio. There had been no natural light and the temperature had always been kept at 21℃ . The results were very interesting. Stefania had been in the cave for over four months, but she thought she had been there for only two. Her body clock had changed. She hadn't kept to a 24-hour day. She had stayed awake for 20-25 hours and then had slept for 10 hours. She had eaten fewer meals and had lost 17lbs in weight as a result! She had also become rather depressed (抑郁). How had she spent her time in the cave? As part of the experiment she'd done some physical and mental tests. She'd recorded her daily activities and the results of the tests on a computer. This computer had been specially programmed for the project. Whenever she was free, she'd played cards, read books and listened to music. She'd also learned French from tapes. The experiment showed that our body clocks are affected by light and temperature, For example, the pattern of day and night makes us wake up and go to sleep. However, People are affected in different ways. Some people wake up naturally at 5:00 am, but others don't start to wake up till 9:00 or 10;00 am. This affects the whole daily rhythm. As a result, the early risers are at their best in the late morning. The late risers, on the other hand, are tired during the day and only come to

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life in the afternoon or evening! 68. Stefania stayed in the cave for a long time because___________. A. she was asked to do research on mice B. she wanted to experience loneliness C. she was the subject of a study D. she needed to record her life 69. What is a cause for the change of Stefania’s body clock? A. Eating fewer meals. B. Having more hours of sleep C. Lacking physical exercise. D. Getting no natural light. 70. Where does the text probably come from? A. A novel. B. A news story. C. A pet magazine. D. A travel guide 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。 In the 60s, people asked about your astrological (about star) sign. In the 90s, they want to know your website. 71 Your website is an electronic meeting place for your family, friends and potentially, millions of people around the world. Best of all, you may not have to spend a cent. The web is filled with all kinds of free services and all it takes is some time and creativity. 72 Like the table of contents of a book or magazine, the home page is the front door. Your site can have one or more pages, depending on how you design it. While web pages vary greatly in their design and content, most use a traditional magazine layout(版面设计).At the top of the page is a banner(横幅). Next comes a greeting and a short description of the site. Pictures, text, and links to other websites follow. 73 Think about whom the site is for and what you want to say. Next, gather up the material that you want to put on the site. While there are no rules you have to follow, there are a few things to keep in mind: 74 If you are too much at the beginning, you may never get the site off the ground. You can always add to your site. Less is better. Most people don’t like to read a lot of long text online. 75 Smaller is better. Since it can take a long time to download large image files, keep the file sizes small. Have the rights. Don’t put any material on your site unless you are sure you can do it legally. Always remember to get the permission from the writer first. Now it’s time to roll up your sleeves and start building A.Start simply. B.Break it into small pieces. C.Draw a rough layout on a sheet of paper. D.Many websites are considered very interesting. E.Before you start building your site, do some planning. F.Think of your home page as the starting point of your website. G.These days, having a web address is almost as important as a street address.

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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。文中共 有 10 处语言错误,每句中最多有两处。 删除:把多余的词用斜线(\)划掉,在该词下边写出该词,并也用斜线划掉。 增加:在缺词处加一个漏字符合(^),在该行下边写出该加的词。 修改:在错的词下划—横线,在该行下边写出改正后的词。 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。 Christine was just a girl in one of my classes. I never knew much about her except for that she was strange. she didn’t talk many. Her hair was black and purple, and she worn black sports shoes and a black sweater , although in the summer. she was, in fact, rather attractively, and she never seemed care what the rest of us thought about her. Like the rest of my classmate , I didn’t really want to get closest to her. It was only when we did their chemistry project together that I begin to understand why Christine dressed the way she did .

第二节 书面表达(满分 25 分)
你校学生会需招聘一名留学生做英语学习顾问,请你以短文形式写一则招聘启事。内容 主要包括: ——母语是英语,汉语流利者优先 ——解答英语学习问题,协助组织英语活动 ——每周 4 小时,报酬面议 ——联系人:李华(Tel:13011223344) 注意:1。词数 100 左右; 2.可以适当增加细节,以使行文连贯; 3.启事标题和结尾已为你写好。

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English Advisor Wanted

Students’ Union Yucai High School

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邓州市一高分校 2012—2013 学年上学期第三次周练 英语试题答案
一、单项填空 21—25 BABDA 26---30CCCDD 31---35ABDCD 二、完形填空 36—40BADCB 41—45 DADBA 46—50BDCBC 51—55ADBDC 三、阅读理解 56—70 A: DDBD B: BCDB C: ADCB D: CDB 71—75 GFEAB 四、短文改错 Christine was just a girl in one of my class. I never knew much about her except for that she was strange. she didn’t talk many. Her hair was black 解析:except that 中 不能再用 for。 much 解析:修饰动词 talk 应该用 much, 此处是副词,many 没有此用法。 and purple, and she worn black sports shoes and a black sweater ,although in the wore 解析:谓语动词用过去式,不能用过去分词 even 解析:although 是连词,不能修饰介词短语, even 可以 summer. she was, in fact, rather attractively, and she never seemed ^care what attractive 解析:做表语,用形容词 to 解析:seem 后用带 to 的不定式 the rest if us thought about her. Like the rest of my classmate ,I didn’t really classmates 解析:名词需用复数 want to get closest to her . it was only when we did their chemistry project close 解析 get 是连系动词, 后跟形容词. our 解析: 人称和前面一致 together that I begin to understand why Christine dressed the way she did . began 解析:时态前后不一致 五、书面表达 English Advisor Wanted The Student Union of our school decides to invite an international student to work as an English Study Advisor next term. The main responsibilities of the advisor include helping students to practice their oral English, answering their questions, and helping organize activities such as singing English songs, English evenings, or lectures on interesting topics. The applicant should be a native speaker of English. Fluency in Chinese is preferred. The advisor is expected to work 4 hours per week. If you are interested, please call Li Hua at 13011223344 for an interview. Payment for the service will be discussed during the interview. Student Union Yucai High Schoo

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