高中高二英语下学期期中试题新人教版

嘉祥一中 高二下学期期中检测 英语
第一部分 听力(两小节,共 30 分) 第一节(共 5 小题;每小题 1.5 分,满分 7.5 分) 请听下面 5 段对话,选出最佳选项。 1. What will the two speakers do this morning? A. Do some shopping. A. It is his birthday. A. Read more books. A. Cry for help. B. Find out what is happening in the room. C. Open the door by force. 5. Where are the two speakers now? A. In a hospital. B. In a restaurant. C. At home. 第二节(共 15 小题; 每小题 1.5 分,满分 22.5 分) 请听下面 5 段对话或独白,选出最佳选项。 请听第 6 段材料,回答第 6、7 题。 6. Who was badly hurt in the traffic accident? A. The bike rider. A. On TV. B. The truck driver. C. The car driver. 7. How do the two speakers get the news? B. On the radio. C. In a newspaper. 请听第 7 段材料,回答第 8 至 10 题。 8. Why doesn’t Tommy want to get up? A. He is too tired. A. Do morning exercise. A. At 6:30 am. B. He is too lazy. C. It is too cold. 9. What won’t Tommy do before breakfast? B. Wash his face. C. Brush his teeth. C. At 7:00 am. 10. What time will Tommy have his breakfast? B. At 6:45 am. 请听第 8 段材料,回答第 11 至 13 题。 11. What will the man do for his president? A. Prepare a report. A. Go shopping with her. A. It is cold now. C. The weather turns warm.
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B. Go fishing.

C. Go skating.

2. Why does the woman give a gift to the man? B. He is leaving. C. He is going abroad. B. Buy some books. C. Have dinner. 3. What does the woman tell the man to do? 4. What will the two speakers do?

B. Type a letter.

C. Buy some clothes. C. See a film.

12. What does the woman want the man to do first? B. Finish his report. 13. Why does the woman want to buy some clothes for the man? B. It is his birthday tomorrow.

请听第 9 段材料,回答第 14 至 16 题。 14. What does the woman want to do this afternoon after school? A. Watch a football match. B. Listen to a report. C. Play football on the playground. 15. When will the football match be held? A. This afternoon. A. It is raining heavily. 请听第 10 段材料,回答第 17 至 20 题。 17. What had Harrison planned to do? A. He had planned to settle down in England. B. He had planned to build a big house in England. C. He had planned to retire in the Mediterranean. 18. What did Harrison do the moment he got back to England? A. He bought a nice house. B. He bought a car. C. He called on his old friends. 19. What was the weather like in summer in England? A. It was very hot and rainy. B. It was rainy and cold. A. It was too small. C. It was cool and sunny. B. It was too big. 20. Why did Harrison sell his new house? C. He didn’t like the weather in England. 第二部分 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) 21. A broad smile spread________ Jack's face when he eventually gained a scholarship. A. across B. through C. at D. in 22. Such a fierce dog ________that we had to wait outside before we could get into his yard. A. has he had B. did he have C. he had D. he has had 23. ________really makes ‘‘ Gangnam Style” popular is not the lyrics, but the part of “ Horse Riding Dance A. Where B. What C. That D. Which 24. He ________the car himself, but he didn’t have the tools. A. would have repaired B. must have repaired C. had repaired D. would repair 25. For a moment nothing happened, then ________ all shouting together. A. voices had come B. did voices come C. came voices D. voices would come 26. Giving red envelopes, ________ money, is a Chinese tradition on important occasions, such as weddings and Spring Festival. B. Next Saturday. B. It is fine. C. This Saturday. C. It is cloudy. 16. What is the weather like when the conversation takes place?

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A. contained B. to contain C. containing D. contains 27. The thief made ________efforts to escape from prison ,however, he failed. A. complicated B. enormous C. desperate D. cautious 28. Mr. Smith is________ success as a businessman; he takes________ possession of several big companies. A. a; a B. a; / C. /; a D /; / 29. This oil painting represents the highest level of the painter and deserves________a matchless piece. A .being called B. calling C. to call D. having called 30. I remember seeing the boy somewhere before, but his name ________ me for the moment. A. forgets B. abandons C. escapes D. declines 31. The generous man devoted all she had________ the refugees, because of which he was highly praised. A. to help B. helping C. helped D. to helping 32. He was a good student and scored________ average in most subjects. A. below B. on C. of D. above 33. Mothers holding jobs outside the home should have________ schedules to make it easier to care for their children . A. tight B. smooth C. flexible D. sophisticated 34. Our friendship________ quickly over the weeks that followed. A. had developed B. was developing C. would develop D. developed 35. He asked several questions ________ the future of the company . A. concerned about B. concerning C. concerned for D. concerning with 从 A、B、C、D 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。 第二节 完形填空(共 20 小题;每小题 1.5 分,满分 30 分) 阅读下面短文,从短文后各题所给的四个选项(A、B、C 和 D)中,选出空白处的最佳选 项,并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。 The “Doorman” On a trip to California, my family stopped for lunch. As we walked toward the entrance to the restaurant, a man, with a __36__ beard and dirty hair, jumped up from a bench and opened the door for us. Regardless of his __37 __ ,he greeted us in a friendly way. Once inside, my daughters whispered, “Mom ,he __38 __ ” After we ordered our lunch, I explained, telling the kids to look __39__the dirt. We then watched other customers approach the restaurant but many __40 __ him. Seeing this rudeness truly upset me. The day I became a mother, I had resolved to set a good __41__ for my children. Yet sometimes when things didn’t go right, being a good example was __ 42__When our meal arrived,I realized I had left the car-sick pills in the truck. With the windiest trip ahead, the kids needed them, so I __43__ myself from the meal and went to get them. Just then, the “doorman” was opening the door for a couple. They rushed past

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him without even acknowledging his __ 44__ Letting them in first, I said a loud “thank you” to him as I __45 ___ . When I returned, we talked a bit. He said he was not allowed inside __46__ he purchased food. I went back and told my family his __47__Then I asked our waitress to add one soup and sandwich. The kids looked __48 ___as we had already eaten, but when I said the order was for the “doorman”,they smiled. When it was time to __49__ our trip, I noticed the “doorman” enjoying his meal. Upon seeing me, he stood up and thanked me heartily. He then__ 50 __his hand for a handshake and I gratefully accepted. I suddenly noticed the tears in his eyes—tears of __51__ What happened next drew great astonishment :I gave the “ doorman” a __ 52__! He pulled away, with tears __53 __ down his face. Back in truck, I fell into deep thought. While we can’t choose many things in life, we can choose when to show gratitude. I said thanks to a man who had __54__ held open a door for me, and also said thanks for that __55__ to teach my children by example. 36. A. heavy B. long C. messy D. grey 37. A. service B. appearance C. status D. attitude 38. A. smokes B. smiles C. sniffs D. smells 39. A. beyond B. over C. around D. into 40. A. hated B. ignored C. missed D. refused 41. A. target B. rule C. record D. example 42. A. stressful B. accessible C. awkward D. tough 43. A. excused B. freed C. prevented D. withdrew 44. A. company B. presence C. effort D. attempt 45. A. quitted B. marched C. exited D. approached 46. A. before B. unless C. though D. since 47. A. story B. deed C. experience D. demand 48. A. concerned B. shocked C. puzzled D. bored 49. A. make B. start C. take D. continue 50. A. extended B. washed C. raised D. waved 51. A. approval B. affection C. sympathy D. gratitude 52. A. hug B. nod C. lift D. clap 53. A. slipping B. streaming C. rushing D. breaking 54. A. firmly B. constantly C. simply D. politely 55. A. journey B. wisdom C. opportunity D. coincidence 第三部分 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,选出最佳选项答题卡上将该 项涂黑。 A When I was a child, I often dreamed of the time when I could leave home and escape to the city. We lived on a farm, in the winter especially, we were quite cut off from the outside world. As soon as I left school, I packed my bags and moved to the
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capital. However, I soon discovered that my life has its _______ too. One big disadvantage is money. It costs so much to go out, not to mention basics like food and housing. Another disadvantage is pollution. I suffer from asthma(哮 喘), and the air is so that I am afraid to go outside. Then there is the problem of traveling round. Although I have a car, I seldom use it because of the traffic jams. One choice is to go by bicycle, but that can be quite dangerous. Of course there are advantages. First, there is so much to do in the city, whatever your tastes in culture or entertainment( 娱乐活动 ). Besides, there are wonderful jobs and greater chances of moving to a more important job or position. Finally, if you like shopping, the variety of goods is very surprising --- and , what is more, shops are often only a short walk away. Is life better then, in the city? Perhaps it is , when you are in your teens(十 几岁 )or twenties. However, as you get older, and especially if you have small children, the peace of the countryside may seem preferable. I certainly hope to move back there soon. 56. Which of the following words can be put into the blank in the first paragraph? A. dangers B. adventures C. problems D. fun 57. What was the writer always thinking about when he was a child? A. Staying on the farm. B. Moving to the countryside. C. Leaving home for the city. D. Running away from the school. 58. Which of the following is true about the writer? A. He is very old now. B. He is in good health. C. He prefers driving a car. D. He lives in the city now. 59. In the passage, the writer tries to __________. A. express his opinions about way of life B. describe his life in the countryside C. an interest in the outside world D. persuade the reader to live in the city B. Parents and kids today dress alike, listen to the same music, and are friends. Is this a good thing? Sometimes, when Mr. Ballmer and his 16-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, listen to rock music together and talk about interests they both enjoy, such as pop culture, he remembers his more distant relationship with his parents when he was a teenager. “I would never have said to my mom, ‘Hey, the new Weezer album is really great. How do you like it?’” says Ballmer. “There was just a complete gap in taste.” Music was not the only gulf. From clothing and hairstyles to activities and expectations, earlier generations of parents and children often appeared to move in separate orbits. Today, the generation gap has not disappeared, but it is getting narrow in many families. Conversations on subjects such as sex and drugs would not have taken place a generation ago. Now they are comfortable and common. And parent—child activities, from shopping to sports, involve a feeling of trust and friendship that can continue into adulthood.

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No wonder greeting cards today carry the message, “To my mother, my best friend.” But family experts warn that the new equality can also result in less respect for parents. “There’s still a lot of strictness and authority on the part of parents out there, but there is a change happening,” says Kerrie, a psychology professor at Lebanon Valley College. “In the middle of that change, there is a lot of confusion among parents.” Family researchers offer a variety of reasons for these evolving roles and attitudes. They see the 1960s as a turning point. Great cultural changes led to more open communication and a more democratic(民主的) process that encourages everyone to have a say. “My parents were on the ‘before’ side of that change, but today’s parents, the 40-year-olds, were on the ‘after’ side,” explains Mr. Ballmer. “It’s not something easily done by parents these days, because life is more difficult to understand or deal with, but sharing interests does make it more fun to be a parent now.” 60. The underlined word gulf in Para.3 most probably means _________. A. interest B. distance C. difference D. separation 61. Which of the following shows that the generation gap is disappearing? A. Parents help their children develop interests in more activities. B. Parents put more trust in their children’s abilities. C. Parents and children talk more about sex and drugs. D. Parents share more interests with their children. 62. The change in today’s parent-child relationship is _________. A. more confusion among parents B. new equality between parents and children C.1ess respect for parents from children D. more strictness and authority on the part of parents 63. By saying “today’s parents, the 40-year-olds, were on the ‘after’ side.” the author means that today’s parents _________. A. follow the change B. can set a limit to the change C. fail to take the change seriously D. have much difficulty changing their ideas C ABORIGINAL is a term used to describe the people and animals that lived in a place from the earliest known times or before Europeans arrived. Examples are the Maori in New Zealand, the Aborigines in Australia and the Indians in America. They all share the fact that they were pushed off their land by European settlers. Maori The Maori were the first people to go to New Zealand, about 1,000 years ago. They came from the islands of Polynesia in the Pacific. They brought dogs, rats and plants with them and settled mainly on the Northern Island. In 1769, Captain James Cook from Britain took possession of the Island and from that time British people started

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to settle. The Maori signed an agreement on land rights with these settlers, but in later years there were arguments and battles between them. Aborigines The native people of Australia came from somewhere in Asia more than 40,000 years ago. They lived by hunting and gathering. Their contact with British settlers began in 1788. By the 1940s almost all of them were mixed into Australian society as low-paid workers. Their rights were limited. In 1976 and 1993 the Australian Government passed laws that returned some land to the Aborigines and recognized their property rights. American Indians Long before the Europeans came to America in the 16th and 17th century, the American Indians, or Native Americans, lived there. It is believed that they came from Asia. Christopher Columbus mistook the land for India and so called the people there Indians. The white settlers and American Indians lived in peace at the beginning, but conflicts finally arose and led to the Indian Wars (1866-1890). After the wars, the Indians were driven to the west of the country. Not until 1924 did they gain the right to vote. 64. The similarity among Maoris, Aborigines and American Indians is that _________. A. they lost their vote right after European settlers’ arrival B. they lost their land after European settlers’ arrival C. they were driven out of their country after European settlers’ arrival D. they were not treated as citizens until recently 65. Before European settlers arrived, we can infer that the Aboriginals had lived _________ life. A. a miserable B. a bitter C. a peaceful D. a troublesome 66. Which of the following was first interrupted by the Europeans? A. Maoris. B. Aborigines. C. American Indians. D. Not mentioned. 67. The passage mainly tells us _______. A. the war between aboriginal people and white settlers B. the history of Maoris, Aborigines and American Indians C. the present unfair treatment to aboriginal people of the world D. European settlers were the enemy of all aboriginal people D Narasimha Das is on his way to feed 169,379 hungry children. Das is in charge of a kitchen in Vrindaban. The town is about a three-hour drive from India’s capital, New Delhi. Das gets to work at 3:00 a.m. Thirty workers are already working to make tens of thousands of rounds of bread. It will be brought to 1,516 schools in and around Vrindaban. A Growing Problem Going to school is difficult for more than 13 million children in India. They must go to work instead, or go hungry. That’s why India began the Mid-Day Meal Scheme, the largest school-lunch program in the world. A free lunch encourages children to come to school and gives them the energy they need for learning. The program began
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in the 1960s. The kitchen in Vrindaban is run by the Akshaya Patra Foundation. It is one of the lunch program’s biggest partners. “Just $11.50 can feed one child for an entire year,” said Madhu Sridhar, president of the Akshaya Patra Foundation. Lunch Is Served! The Akshaya Patra food truck arrives at Gopalgarh Primary School. Since the program started, the number of underweight children has gone down. The children get foods they need — as long as they finish what’s on their plates. 68. The kitchen in Vrindaban supplies food to _____. A. the poor B. the old C. college students D. school children 69. Why is it difficult for children to go to school in India? A. Because there are not enough teachers. B. Because there are not enough schools. C. Because they have to work to make money. D. Because their parents refuse to send them to school. 70. Which of the following about the Mid-Day Meal Scheme is NOT true? A. It is run by Narasimha Das. B. It has been carried out for about 50 years. C. It is to encourage children to go to school. D. It is the largest school-lunch program in the world. 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, 选项中多余选项。 E The Making of “Tipping Point” Many of the most expensive commercials ever made are those in which a film star flashes a beautiful smile at the cameras. ___71___ Their recent television advertisement, the most expensive in British history, cost ten million pounds, and it features(突出), not the rich and famous, but villagers from the mountains of Argentina. The advertisement features a game of dominoes. It begins in a darkened room with several thousand dominoes(多米诺) set up on a specially-designed table. Then the falling dominoes head out of the room into the streets, causing progressively larger objects to fall. Dominoes knock over books, which in turn knock bigger objects such as suitcases, tyres, and even cars. The final piece in the chain reaction is a huge tower of books. ___72___ The place chosen for the commercial was Iruya, a village high up in the mountains in Argentina. ___73___ The journey could take up to ten hours. Asked why this remote destination for the shoot, the director said that even though it was the most difficult location they could have picked, it was perfect. ___74___ Twenty six truckloads of objects were brought in. They were all chosen
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to suit the town and fit in with the people’s way of life. They included 10,000 books, 400 tyres, 45 wardrobes and 6 cars. Setting the objects up took skill and patience. Some of the sequences(场景) had to be reshot 15 times, though the sequence in which six cars fell over was successfully shot in just one take. Filming in this location was not without its difficulties. Firstly, being so remote, it was hard to obtain resources. The second problem was the high altitude. Iruya is situated 3000 metres above sea level and the film crew was not used to working in such conditions. ___75___ Director Nicolai Fuglsig said: “Despite all the challenges, the cast was fantastic and it was a really amazing experience.” Whether or not the effort pays off is another matter entirely. A. Creating this film was no easy task. B. They drop off to show a glass of Guinness. C. Preparations for filming took well over a month. D. Not so with the famous Irish drink company Guinness. E. They needed to be arranged so they would fall over easily. F. It was also hard working with the villagers who had no experience of film-making. G. The film crew had to drive along 48 kilometres of dirt roads and cross twelve rivers. 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) 下面短文中有10处语言错误。请在有错误的地方增加、删除或修改某个单词。 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。 Every one of us can make a great efforts to cut off the use of energy in our country. To begin with, all of us can start reducing to the use of oil by driving only when you have a real need. That won't be easy, but we have to start anywhere. What's more, we can go to work by bike once and twice a week, and we can also buy smaller cars that burn more oil. Other way is to watch our everyday use of water

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and electric at home. For example, how many times have you walked out of a room, leaving the lights when no one’s there? 第二节:书面表达(满分 25 分) 阅读下面一则广告,按照要求完成写作任务。 ETL International English Summer Camp Volunteer Wanted EIL was founded in Britain in 1936 with the fundamental aim of international understanding“Learn to live together by living together”. Requirements: Over 16; good knowledge of English; outgoing; working well with children between 7-12 Activities: Language study, outdoor recreation and travel Campers: Students from different countries Camp site:Mount Wuyi, Fujian Time: July 26-August 9 Application deadline: July 15, 2012 If interested, please e-mail to info@eiuk.org 假设你是李华,这则广告引起了你的兴趣,请用英文写一封自荐信。要点如下: 1.对夏令营主题的理解;2.根据招聘要求自我介绍;3.参加夏令营的目的。 注意:1.信的开头和结尾已为你写好,不计入总词数;2.词数 120 左右。 Dear Sir, I’m Li Hua from Fujian. I am looking forward to your early reply.

Sincerely yours, Li Hua

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参考答案: 1-5 AACBB 6-10 CCCAC 11-15 AABAB 16-20 BAABC 21-25ABBAC 26-30CCBAC 31-35DDCDB 36-40CBDAB 41-45DDABC 46-50BACDA 51-55DABCC 56-59 CCDA 60-63 BDBA 64-67 BCCB 68-70 DCA 71-75DBGAF 改错: 1. 加 a 或 efforts 5. anywhere-somewhere 8. Other—Another 2. off-down 3. 去 to 4. you—we

6. and—or

7. more—less 10. 加 on

9. electric—electricity

书面表达参考范文: Dear Sir, I’m Li Hua from Fujian, When I was reading the advertisement, the aim of this activity impressed me greatly. I think it instructive to learn to live together by living together. It is a good opportunity for the only child like me to learn to share and work together. Therefore I recommend myself to you without hesitation. As a boy of 17, I am outgoing, good at English and have experience of working well with children aged from 7 to 12. I think it is a kind of win-win activity. For one thing, I can help take care of the children. For another thing, I can improve my English, make more friends, and enrich my life during the summer vacation. I am looking forward to your early reply. Sincerely yours,

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