四川省成都外国语学校2016-2017学年高二下学期期中考试试卷 英语 Word版含答案

成都外国语学校 2016-2017 学年度下期半期考试 高二英语试卷
命题人: 孙雪慧
注意事项: 1.试题分第I卷和第Ⅱ卷两部分。 2.满分 150 分,考试时间 120 分钟。 3.答题前,考生务必将自己的姓名、考号准确无误地填写,填涂在答题卡规定的位置上;使 用 2B 铅笔填涂。 4. 考试结束后将答题卡交回,不得折叠、损毁答题卡。

审题人: 张聪

试卷负责人:张聪

第I卷 (选择题 共 70 分)

第一部分 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 When I was nine years old, I loved to go fishing with my dad. But the only thing that wasn’t very fun about it was that he could catch many fish while I couldn’t catch anything. I usually got pretty upset and kept asking him why. He always answered, “Son, if you want to catch a fish, you have to think like a fish.” I remember being even more upset then because, “I’m not a fish!” I didn’t know how to think like a fish. Besides, I reasoned, how could what I think influence what a fish does? As I got a little older I began to understand what my dad really meant. So, I read some books on fish. And I even joined the local fishing club and started attending the monthly meetings. I learned that a fish is a cold-blooded animal and therefore is very sensitive to water temperature. That is why fish prefer shallow water to deep water because the former is warmer. Besides, water is usually warmer in direct sunlight than in the shade. Yet, fish don' t have any eyelids(眼皮)and the sun hurts their eyes…The more I understood fish, the more I became effective at finding and catching them. When I grew up and entered the business world, I remember hearing my first boss say, " We all need to think like salespeople.” But it didn't completely make sense. My dad never once said, "If

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you want to catch a fish you need to think like a fisherman.” What he said was, “You need to think like a fish.” Years later, with great efforts to promote long-term services to people much older and richer than me, I gradually learned what we all need is to think more like customers. It is not an easy job. I will show you how in the following chapters. 1. Why was the author upset in fishing trips when he was nine?

A. He couldn’t influence a fish as his father did. B. He could not catch a fish. C. His father did not teach him fishing. D. His father was not patient with him. 2. According to the author, fish are most likely to be found .

A. in shallow water under waterside trees C. in shallow water under sunlight 3. This passage most likely comes from

B. in deep water on cloudy days D. in deep water on sunny days . B. a millionaire’s biography D. a popular sales book B

A. a fishing guide C. a novel on childhood

Going green seems to be fad(时尚)for a lot of people these days. Whether that is good or bad, we can’t really say, but for the tow of us, going green is not a fad but a lifestyle. On April22, 2011, we decided to go green every single day for an entire year. This meant doing 365 different green things, and it also meant challenging ourselves to go green beyond easy things. Rather than recycle and reduce our energy, we had to think of 365 different green things to do and this was no easy task. With the idea of going green every single day for a year, Our Green Year started. My wife and I decided to educate people about how they could go green in their lives and hoped we could show people all the green things that could be done to help the environment. We wanted to push the message that every little bit helps. Over the course of Our Green Year, we completely changed our lifestyle. We now shop at organic(有机的)stores. We consume less meat, choosing green food. We have greatly reduced our buying we don’t need. We have given away half of what we owned through websites. Our home is kept clean by vinegar and lemon juice, with no chemical cleaners. We make our own butter, enjoying the smell of home-made fresh bread. In our home office anyone caught doing something ungreen might be punished. Our minds have been changed by Our Green Year. We are grateful for the chance to have

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been able to go green and educate others. We believe that we do have the power to change things and help our planet. 4. What might be the best title for the passage? B. Protecting the Planet. D. Celebrating Our Green Year.

A. Going Green. C. Keeping Open-Minded 5.

It was difficult for the couple to live a green life for the whole year because_________. B. they didn’t know how to educate other people D. they needed to perform unusual green tasks

A. they were expected to follow the green fad C. they were unwilling to reduce their energy 6.

What did the couple do over the course of Our Green Year?

A. They tried to get out of their ungreen habits. B. They ignore others’ ungreen behavior. C. They chose better chemical cleaners. 7. What can we infer form the last paragraph? D. They sold their home-made food.

A. The government will give support to the green people. B. The couple may continue their project in the future. C. Some people disagree with the couple’s green ideas. D. Our Green Year is becoming a national campaign. C Three Chilean engineers say they have found a way to prevent determined thieves with what they claim is the world's first "unstealable bike." The design, called the Yerka, looks like an average bike, but the bottom tube of the frame can be split into two parts and wrapped around a pole. According to its creators, the frame can be taken apart and reconnected to make a lock in just 10 seconds. Once the bike's seat tube forms a lock, the only way to steal the bike would be to cut through it, destroying it in the process. The Yerka is the creation of Cristóbal Cabello, 22, Andrés Roi Eggers, 23 and Juan José Monsalve, 24. The design was first announced in November 2014, but recently, the team said they had put in their first order to produce 300 Yerkas. While an investment of $100,000 from a state enterprise fund helped the project along, they raised most of their funds on crowdfunding site Indiegogo. The start-up sold the first 100 bikes for $400 then increased the price to $500. In future it will rise to $600, according to a CNN report. While they call it the world's first unstealable bike, critics have previously said the lock could be picked or the bike easily destroyed. Thieves might also be happy simply to get the handlebars or front wheel. But the team say that if they weren't working on something as revolutionary as this, they would have their critics. They also add that the wheels have anti-theft nuts(螺母) that can only

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be opened with a special key. The designers are now working on an app that will let users open up their bike using the smartphone. 8. What makes the Yerka different from an average bike?

A. Its lock can only be opened with a special key. B. It can be controlled well by a smartphone. C. It can be locked in just 10 seconds. D. It can change its frame into a lock. 9. Where did most of the investment in the Yerka come from? B. A crowdfunding website. D. The creator’s family.

A. A stat enterprise fund. C. The local government.

10. What can be inferred from the fifth paragraph? A. There is still some argument about the Yerka. B. The team worry bike wheels might be stolen. C. The lock of the Yerka won’t be destroyed. D. The Yerka is becoming more and more popular. 11. What does the underlined sentence imply? A. The team will invent more creative things. B. There are too many critics of the team. C. The team are brave to criticize themselves. D. The team don’t accept the criticism.

D It is one of the clear downsides of having friends or relatives who jet off to foreign countries. Not only is there a chance that you will have to sit through a session of boring photos displaying a holiday that you were not part of – there is also a real risk that your “loved ones” will return from their break offering a gift you really don’t want. According to a new study, most of us fear receiving a gift – brought back from abroad by those whose intentions are entirely good, but whose taste in presents is rather more lacking. A survey conducted by travel search website Skyscanner saw over two thirds of those questioned (69 per cent) admit that they would rather not receive souvenirs from other people’s holidays. Just four per cent of the 2,000 respondents said they find holiday gifts of use. The presents most likely to make us say an unconvincing thank you are ornaments, with 14 per cent of the survey’s respondents listing said items – cheap pottery statues – as the most

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disappointing travel present you can receive. Also high on the name-and-shame list are comedy T-shirts (described as “most disappointing” by nine per cent), bargain jewellery (also nine per cent), key rings and fridge magnets (seven per cent) and food products and snow globes (both four per cent). Fifteen per cent find an instant new home for these undesired presents – the bin. Others stop short of immediately getting rid of their unrequested new possessions – but plenty of us also decline to put them on display. Six per cent said they share the burden by re-gifting the items to others, while three per cent are even more impolite and put the souvenirs up for sale on sites such as e-Bay. But apparently, the problem of gifts no one likes is widespread. According to figures from the World Tourism Organisation, an estimated 5 billion is wasted on unnecessary ornaments by holidaymakers in Europe every year. 12. What will happen after your “loved ones” return home from abroad? A. They probably will bring the useless presents to you. B. They may try their best to learn to improve their taste in presents. C. They will discuss the photos taken to make you part of the holiday. D. They will ask you about everything that happened during their absence. 13. Which is the least disappointing travel present? A. Cheap pottery statues. C. Key rings. B. Comedy T-shirts. D. Food products.

14. What will more people do with those undesired presents? A. Throw them away in the bin. C. Present them to other friends. B. Put them in the display case. D. Sell them on the second-hand market.

15. The main purpose of the passage is to ___________. A. inform people of the result of a new study B. encourage people to make plans before traveling C. tell people about the rules for holiday gift giving D. show the importance and future trend of gift giving 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。 Secret codes (密码)keep messages private. Banks, companies, and government agencies use secret codes in doing business, especially when information is sent by computer. People have used secret codes for thousands of years. 16 . Code breaking never

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lags(落后) far behind code making. The science of creating and reading coded messages is called cryptography. There are three main types of cryptography. 17 . For example, the first letters of “My

elephant eats too many eels” Spell out the hidden message “Meet me.” 18 . You might represent each letter with a number, For example, Let’s number the

letters of the alphabet, in order, from 1 to 26. If we substitute a number for each letter, the message “Meet me” would read “13 5 20 13 5.” A code uses symbols to replace words, phrases, or sentences. To read the message of a real code, you must have a code book. 19 . For example, ”bridge“ might stand for “meet”

and “out” might stand for “me.” The message “bridge out” would actually mean “Meet me.” 20 . However, it is also hard to keep a code book secret for long. So codes must be

changed frequently. A. It is very hard to break a code without the code book. B. In any language, some letters are used more than others. C. Only people who know the keyword can read the message. D. As long as there have been codes, people have tried to break them. E. You can hide a message by having the first letters of each word spell it out. F. With a code book, you might write down words that would stand for other words. G. Another way to hide a message is to use symbols to stand for specific letters of the alphabet.

第二部分 完形填空(共 20 题;每小题 1.5 分,满分 30 分) 阅读下列短文,从短文后各题所给的四个选项(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。 Many of us develop a desire to travel. 21 , few are lucky enough to turn that desire into a 22 a career(生涯). For Trish Sare, owner of Vancouver-based Bike Hike Adventures, Inc., it was 23 story. “I left home when I was 20 with a 24 of traveling the world for five years,” recalls Sare 25 adventure companies abroad and taking part 26 and fitness leadership. Then, when we

? “During that period, I spent a lot of time

in some of their adventures. Upon returning, I studied had to do our field placement(实习), I 28

27 a tour agency. When they heard about my 29 as a tour leader.

, they asked if I wanted to go to Costa Rica for my placement and

And that is where it all 30 .” That beginning marked the accomplishment of a 31 dream for Sare. Today, she can 32

those exciting memories from such places as Thailand, Nepal, Costa Rica and more. Although Sare

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33 her dream of traveling for many years, she began bit more. So, in 2014, she took the big Inc..?? Her career has 36 35

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something that offered just a little

of starting her own company: Bike Hike Adventures

her all over the world to interact with people of so many different 38 say that it’s been the right choice for her.?

37 and backgrounds. Looking back, Sare can Here is her

39 for those wanting a similar path: 40 your own first and then you’ll be marketable to companies,” she

“Do some traveling concludes.? 21. A. Therefore 22. A. short 23. A. funny 24. A. goal 25. A. running 26. A. farming 27. A. approached 28. A. suggestion 29. A. travel 30. A. began 31. A. terrible 32. A. accept 33. A. shared 34. A. calling for 35. A. step 36. A. driven 37. A. committees 38. A. politely 39. A. explanation 40. A. on

B. However B. complex B. awful B. choice B. founding B. adventure B. charged B. destination B. apply B. succeeded B. strange B. review B. followed B. giving up B. measure B.? shown B. cultures B. patiently B. advice B. by

C. Besides C. successful C. fairy C. hobby C. meeting C. employment C. left C. experience C. wander C. existed C. faraway C. discover C. resisted C. looking for C. advantage C. taken C. functions C. rudely C. requirement C. of

D. Meanwhile D. ordinary D. different D. problem D. advertising D. tourism D. informed D. suffering D. train D. appeared D. lifelong D. lose D. questioned D. breaking up D. lead D. forbidden D. times D. honestly D. wish D. with

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第 II 卷 (非选择题 共 80 分) 注意事项:必须使用黑色墨迹签字笔在答题卡上题目所指是的答案区域内作答。答在试题卷 上无效。 第一节 单句语法填空(共 10 小题;每小题 1 分,满分 10 分) 阅读每个小题,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。 1. The friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries in the past few years. 2. 3. 4. Cycling is highly beneficial If I health and the environment. (improve)

(see)with my own eyes, I wouldn’t have believed it. the

Reality is not the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, way they actually are.

5.

Raymond’s parents wanted him to go to Peking University to have possible education.

(good)

6. 7. 8. 9.

King devote himself to

(fight)for the freedom for the black.

China is a developing country___________(belong)to the Third World. Grandma point to the hospital and said “That’s___________ I was born”. In hospital the small children should be under_________(observe)all the time. (wait)for the celebrity to come for a whole day but he still doesn’t turn up

10. I now.

第二节首字母填空.(共 10 小题;每小题 1 分,满分 10 分) 1. With Lang Ping leading Chinese volleyball team, our country finally had their seventh s win without losing the game. 2. 3. A rebellious team s away from the main group because of disagreement. to catch food

Kept in the zoo for a long time, a lot of wild animals have lost the c for themselves.

4. 5.

You are supposed to go out of the hotel a_________ by others for security reason. Suffering from great depression, Jack lost self-confidence and wasn’t e anything. about

6.

Whether the genetically modified food should be stopped is a c potential threat to our health is still unknown.

problem as its

7. 8.

Remember not to wash the sweater in very hot water in case it s It is reported that only 10% of American adults actively e which is a main cause of overweight problems.

. in regular exercises,

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9.

He was of course o________ by football and talked about it and watched all the time - it was his life.

10. Chairman though he is, he insists that he have no special p an ordinary person.

and be treated just like

第三节选变填。 (共 10 小题;每小题 1 分,满分 10 分) burst out break down 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. make up in return be absorbed in in honor of be on good terms with be true for have access to draw near

As the final examinations _________, students began to busy themselves with reviewing. Scarcely had she heard the sad story when she _________ crying. The other day, a state dinner was given ________ the visiting Chinese president in America. The writer __________ his writing that he forgot to flick the ashes from his cigar. As my private secretary he __________ all my important correspondence. My car's in urgent need of repair -- it keeps ________. I_______________ Stephen ever since he married my sister in order to keep in peace. Teachers__________ for their inexperience by careful preparation for each lesson when they were new.

9.

The

bargain

they

reached

with

their

employers

was

to

reduce

their

wage

claim _____________for a shorter working week. 10. Children are wounded by parents’ parting. That ________ almost all families, big or small.

第四节 语法填空(共 10 小题;每题 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。 I was born in a town called Blackburn, in the northwest of England, and lived there till I left home 1 the age of eighteen. My parents had moved to England from India during 3 2

1970s. As a child, I went to my local school and, of course

(speak) English with a local

accent. But home was very different: we lived in a kind of “little India”, with a huge extended family of uncles and aunts. I remember 5 4 (feel) part of this big thing called “family”, and an even

(big) thing called “India”. I suppose my family really influenced me __6____ I was growing up. 7 at that time I had never been there!

They used to talk about India as “home”—even

To me, it doesn’t seem at all strange to grow up as part of two cultures. I am always thinking that growing up with two cultures is a gift, not a child 9 8 (advantage). Now as a mother, I want my

(get) in contact(接触) with her Indian roots too, so we are planning to visit there

later this year. All her Indian cousins ____10_____(expect) to meet her!

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第五节 短文改错 Proofreading.

(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,每句最多有两处。每处错误仅涉及一个单词的增加、删除和修改。 增加:在缺词处加一个漏字符号(∧) ,并在其下面写出该加的词。 删除:把多余的词用斜线(\)划掉。 修改:在错的词下画一横线,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。 I was working in the garden while I felt so hungry that I went back to my house where I can get something to eat. My lovely little daughter was holding an apple in every hand. I softly asked her with smile, to give me one. She looked up on me for some seconds, and then suddenly took an extreme quick bite at one apple. Then she did the same to the other. I felt the smile on my face to freeze. I tried hard not to have my disappointments shown. Then she handed one of her biting apples to me and said, “Mummy, here you are. This is the sweetest one.

第六节 书面表达 假设你叫李华,最近对人们使用摩拜单车的情况进行了调查,调查内容及结果见下表。你 决定写信给某英语报社编辑,反映调查结果并分析各种情况产生的原因,同时说明你认为摩 拜单车具有的优缺点各一点。字数 100 字左右。

高二英语笔试参考答案 1-5 BADAD 21-25 BCDAC 单句语法填空 1. have been improved 7. belonging 首字母填空 1. successive 6. controversial 选变填 1. drew near 2. burst out 3. in honor of 4. was absorbed in 5. has access to 2. split 7. shrinks 3. capability 8. engage 4. accompanied 9. obsessed 5. enthusiastic 10. privilege 2. to/for 3. hadn’t seen 4. but 5. the best 6. fighting 6-10 ABDBA 26-30 DACDA 11-15 DADAA 31-35 DBBCA 16--20.DEGFA 36-40 CBDBA

8. where

9. observation

10. have( been) waiting

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6. breaking down 10. is true for 语法填空 1. at 6. while 短文改错
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

7. have been on good terms with

8. made up

9. in return

2. the

3. spoke

4. feeling 9. to get

5. bigger 10. are expecting

7. though/if 8. disadvantage

while—when can-could every-either/each a on-at extreme—extremely 删去 to disappointments-disappointment biting-bitten

10. sweetest-sweeter

书面表达 作文要点给分: 1. 使用摩拜单车的四种情况和原因+优缺点各一,6 个要点*4 分=24 分,写信的目的 1 分。 2. 动词、时态、句型、从句错误扣 2 分/处,单词拼写、多词、漏词、大小写错误扣 1 分/处。 3. 第五档(很好) : (21~25 分) 覆盖所有内容要点,语法结构或词汇方面有些许错误,但为尽力使用较复杂结构或较高级 词汇所致;具备较强的语言运用能力。 第四档(好) : (16~20 分) 虽漏掉 1、2 个次重点,但覆盖所有主要内容,语法结构或词汇方面应用基本准确,有些 许错误。 第三档(适当) : (11~15 分) 有一些语法结构或词汇方面的错误,但不影响理解。 第二档(较差) : (6-10 分) 漏掉或未描述清楚一些主要内容, 写了一些无关内容, 有一些语法结构或词汇方面的错误, 影响了对写作内容的理解。 第一档(差) : (1~5 分) 明显遗漏主要内容,写了一些无关内容,原因可能是未理解试题要求。较多语法结构或词 汇方面的错误,影响对写作内容的理解。

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参考范文 Dear editor, Recently,a survey has been done to find out when people use Mobikes, and I’m writing to tell you the result. 39.4% of people use Mobikes between stations and their destinations as it saves time. The percentage of people using Mobikes to go bike-riding with friends is 31.2%, for it’s fun. In addition, people taking advantage of Mobikes to exercise account for 16.1% while 13.3% of people ride Mobikes mainly because they just want to try something new. As far as I’m concerned, Mobikes are really of great convenience. However, people leave them everywhere they like, which seems unorganized.

Yours faithfully, Li Hua

高二英语听力答案 Answers for listening Test
Part 1 : 1. A 2.D 3.B 4.A 5.B 6.D 7.A 8.C Part2 : CACAA CBBAC CCACC Part3 F T F T T FFTFT Part 4 Assess identify presented evidence survey accepting 9.C 10.B

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