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河北衡水中学2014届高三英语上学期第五次调研考试试题新人教版


2013-2014 学年度上学期五调考试高三年级英语试卷
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.In Chinese,_______ date 2013-1-4 has a similar pronunciation to "love you for a lifetim

e", making it _______ most lucky and romantic day. A. a; the B. 不填; a C. the; a D. 不填; the 22.Fortunately, rescuers were able to gain __________ to the disaster-hit area soon enough. A. means B. way C. access D. passage 23. Most of her spare time ______ , she still kept on her research in the library. A. occupied B. had been occupied C. to be occupied D. was occupied 24. I hope you're__________ what I'm saying, which is not that difficult to understand. A. taking in B. keeping up C. marking out D. sticking to 25. In his speech, he said that it was his primary school teachers that he was fond of ________influenced his whole life. A. what B. which C. as D. who 26. The actress readily _____ the fact that her unbalanced diet was a major influence on her expanding figure. A. recommended B. evaluated C. acknowledged D. opposed 27.He reminded me of what I should ________have forgotten. A. nevertheless B. otherwise C. besides D. approximately 28. Teachers prefer to measure our performances the efforts we made rather than the intelligence we have. A. as a consequence of B. in spite of C. in favor of D. in terms of 29. ---It was the drug, not the disease, that killed the boy.---He would be still alive today if he ___________it. A. doesn?t take B. shouldn?t have taken C. didn?t take D. hadn?t taken 30. “Attention, please. Whoever can answer one of my questions ___ receive a prize.” Mr Huang said in class. A. should B. might C. shall D. would 31. --- Have you been to the United States?---Yes, only once. I _________ there only for ten days. A. have stayed B. was staying C. stayed D. had stayed 32. Now that you are in charge of the department, you are ___________ to carry out the plan. A. voluntary B. bound C. anxious D. ambitious 33. Not having promoted the new digital camera successfully, the company should ________ its original marketing methods. A. test out B. reflect on C. work out D. adapt to 34. How many countries ________ the European Union made up of, do you know? A. is B. are C. have D. has 35.—Where have you been, David? You're late for class again. —________ My bus got caught in a traffic jam. A. Yes, so what? B. Well, how come? C. Sorry, but I couldn't help. D. No, it's not my fault. 第二节:完形填空(共 20 小题;每小题 1.5 分,满分 30 分) The world always makes way for the dreamer When I was twelve years old, my father took me to see Zig Zigler. I remember sitting in that dark hall listening to Mr. Zigler 36 everyone?s spirits up to the ceiling. I 37 there feeling like I could do anything. When we got to the car, I turned to my father and said, “Dad, I want to 38 people feel like
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that.” My father asked me 39 I meant. “I want to be a motivational speaker just like Mr. Zigler,” I replied. A(An) 40 was born. Recently, I began seeking my dream of motivating others. 41 a four-year relationship with Fortune 100 Company 42 as a sales-trainer and ending as a regional(地区的) sales manager, I left the company at the height of my 43 . Many people were 44 that I would leave after earning a six-figure income. And they wondered 45 I would risk everything for a dream. I made my 46 to start my own company and leave my worryingless position after 47 a regional sales meeting. The vice-president of our company made a 48 that changed my life. He asked us, “If a god would offer you three wishes, what would they be?” After giving us a(an) 49 to write down the three wishes, he then asked us, “Why do you need a 50 ?” I would never forget the power I felt at that moment. I realized that 51 I had accomplished in the past had prepared me for this moment. I was ready and didn?t need a god?s help to become a motivational speaker. A motivational speaker was 52 . Having made that decision, I was immediately 53 . One week after I gave notice, my husband was laid off from his job, and now we had no 54 . But I held fast to my dream. The wonder really began to happen. In a short time my husband found a better job. And I was able to book several 55 engagements with new customers. I discovered the unbelievable power of dreams. 36. A. rise B. do C. put D. raise 37. A. left B. came C. arrived D. reached 38. A. get B. hope C. make D. cheer 39. A. that B. what C. which D. if 40. A. dream B. idea C. girl D. speaker 41. A. After B. Before C. Because D. While 42. A. beginning B. working C. acting D. regarding 43. A. life B. love C. money D. career 44. A. disappointed B. moved C. surprised D. delighted 45. A. when B. why C. if D. how 46. A. plan B. promise C. decision D. mind 47. A. attending B. joining C. entering D. holding 48. A. newspaper B. book C. report D. speech 49. A. day B. instance C. week D. moment 50. A. love B. worker C. god D. company 51. A. everything B. anything C. nothing D. something 52. A. alive B. dead C. missing D. born 53. A. examined B. searched C. found D. tested 54. A. help B. harm C. income D. money 55. A. selling B. speaking C. writing D. listening 第三部分 阅读理解(共 20 小题;每小题 2 分,满分 40 分) A Recently, South Korean star PSY?s ?Gangnam style” video has been popular on the Internet. It has become most people?s favorite music. In fact, the song has set the Guinness World Record for the most popular video in the history of the Internet. More than two million people have said “like” since the song was on the Internet on July 15.
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PSY”s special dance moves and funny horse riding style have attracted many people. Although many people do not understand the language, the video has become the talk of the Internet. The song has come to first place in the music charts in 31 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. “I just sang for my South Korean fans. I have never expected it to be popular in other countries,” PSY told the reporters on a concert. The song was so popular that a few of South Korean?s politicians showed PSY?s moves to attract supporters. “The song came out in mid-July. It sings about the rich life of South Korea —especially Gangnam in Soeoul, where a lot of rich people live. Millions of people have watched the video. Many stars, such as Katy Perry, Robbie Williams and Nelly Furtado said that they love the song. These stars performed part of the song at a recent concert. Riding high on the success of “Gangnam Style”, PSY was signed by Scooter Braun to Braun?s Schoolboy Records, a label distributed by Universal Republic. PSY has written many hit songs of varying styles for different singers. Prior to “Gangnam Style” his most famous composition perhaps was Lee Seung Gi?s debut(首次亮相) song “Because You Are My Woman”. 56. What makes PSY?s “Gangnam Style” the famous music of millions of people? A. The song has set the Guinness World Record. B. The song has come to first place in the music chart. C. They like the dance moves and the horse riding style. D. They don?t understand the words of the song. 57. Why did some of South Korea?s politicians show PSY”s moves? A. They wanted to tell people that they were also fond of music. B. They wanted people to support them. C. They were PSY?s fans. D. They liked PSY?s dancing style. 58. What?s “Gangnam Style” about? A. The way of horse riding. B. The rich life of people of Gangnam in Seoul. C. The Guinness World Record. D. The love of stars. 59. What is the best title of the passage? A. Life of the Music Star PSY B. “Gangnam Style” —— Most people?s favorite Music C. PSY?s Famous Compositions D. Meaning of “Gangnam Style” B When Johnson called again, the manager received him very politely. “That is a most remarkable oil you brought us, Mr. Johnson,” he said. Johnson nodded his smooth, dark head. That was something he knew very well. “I?ve never seen anything like it,” the manager admitted. Johnson nodded again. “No?” he said politely. Then he added, “But I think you will, sir. A very great deal of it.” He appeared to think for a moment. “I think you will find it will be on sale seven, perhaps, eight years from now.” He smiled. The manager thought that was uncertain. He said, “It is better than our fish oils. I admit that.” “So I am told, sir,” agreed Johnson. “Have you any plans to produce it yourself, Mr. Johnson?” “Would I be showing it to you if I had?” Johnson smiled again. “We might add some chemicals to one of our own fish oils,” said the manager. “It would be expensive to do that, even if you could,” Johnson said gently. “Besides,” he added, “I am told that this oil will be much cheaper than your best fish oils. Cheaper than any vegetable oil, in fact.” “Perhaps,” said the manager. “Well, I suppose you want to make an arrangement, Mr. Johnson. Shall we discuss it?”
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“Of course,” said Johnson. “There are two ways of dealing with a situation of this sort. The usual one is to prevent it altogether or at least to delay it as long as possible. That is, of course, the best way.” The manager nodded. He knew plenty about all that. “But I am so sorry for you, because, you see, that is not possible this time.” The manager had his dou bts, but all he said was an inquiring(asking), “Oh?” “The other way,” continued Johnson, “is to produce yourself before the trouble starts.” 60. The manager thought of adding chemicals to the fish oil to make it _______. A. cheaper than the new oil B. more quickly C. more expensive D. as good as the new oil 61. Johnson?s new oil would be _______. A. more expensive than fish oil, but better B. less expensive, and better C. less expensive, but not good D. more expensive, and not so good 62. Johnson expressed his regret that the manager _______. A. could not stop the new oil being made B. would never know how to make it C. had spent a lot of money on it D. didn?t know enough about it 63. Johnson showed his new oil to the manager because he wanted _______. A. to produce it himself B. to prevent it being produced C. to be paid not to produce it D. the manager to produce it C Online Money Earning Yes you can earn money online without any investment or without anytime limit. I have many useful easy methods for earning easy money while we all spend our useful time on the Internet by surfing, chatting, downloading and other work. There is no need to stop any other work. We can earn with or without our daily routine. Here I tell you the complete method for online earning. First Method Earn money with “Bux. to”. You can earn money through “Bux.to” by clicking on ads on “Bux. to” site. First you need to open an account at “Bux. to”. “Bux. To” is a new international and FREE English based service that allows advertisers to reach thousands of potential customers by displaying their ads on our “Surf Ads” page. An exact calculated percentage of all advertising income is paid to our members. “Bux. to” makes money through advertising. How you make money You view websites in 30 seconds through the “Surf Ads” page. Once the 30 seconds is up, you?ll either get a green tick sign or a red “x”. The green tick sign means you?ve earned $0.01and the “x” means you have not earned money for the visit. You?ll get red x?s when you have more than one websites from the “Surf Ads” page open. When this happens, you get no credit. Earnings example You click 10 ads per day =$0.10 20 referrals(转送) click 10 ads per day =$2.00 Your daily earnings =$2.10 Your weekly earnings =$14.70 Your monthly earnings =$63.00 How to get paid If you have at least $10.00 accumulated, you can click on your account balance within your states area
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and it will meet your request. At present, it only makes payments through “AlertPay”. It will soon be using other methods of payment. AlertPay is the payment processing solution that we use to pay members. Your AlertPay address is the e-mail address you use to register with AlertPay. You can get a free AlertPay account at http:// alertpay. com. Method 2 will publish soon… 64. What is the author?s purpose of writing this passage? A. To tell an interesting story. B. To introduce a surprising way to earn money. C. To solve a puzzling problem. D. To present an exciting research. 65. You can earn money by ________. A. chatting online B. advertising some products C. clicking on advertisement D. choosing green ticks or x?s 66. What can we know from the passage? A. You?ll earn $0.10 if you click 1 ad. B. You?ll get many green ticks if you have many websites open. C. You can get your payments through AlertPay. D. Your AlertPay account is not for free. D In modern society there is a great deal of argument about competition. Some value it highly, believing that it is responsible for social progress and prosperity. Others say that competition is bad; that it sets one person against another; that it leads to unfriendly relationship between people. I have taught many children who held the belief that their selfworth relied on how well they performed at tennis and other skills. For them, playing well and winning are often lifeanddeath affairs. In their singleminded pursuit of success, the development of many other human qualities is sadly forgotten. However, while some seem to be lost in the desire to succeed, others take an opposite attitude. In a culture which values only the winner and pays no attention to the ordinary players, they strongly blame competition. Among the most vocal are youngsters who have suffered under competitive pressures from their parents or society. Teaching these young people, I often observe in them a desire to fail. They seem to seek failure by not trying to win or achieve success. By not trying, they always have an excuse: “I may have lost, but it doesn't matter because I really didn't try.” What is not usually admitted by themselves is the belief that if they had really tried and lost, that would mean a lot. Such a loss would be a measure of their worth. Clearly, this belief is the same as that of the true competitors who try to prove themselves. Both are based on the mistaken belief that one's selfrespect relies on how well one performs in comparison with others. Both are afraid of not being valued. Only as this basic and often troublesome fear begins to dissolve can we discover a new meaning in competition. 67. What does this passage mainly talk about? A. Competition helps to set up selfrespect. B. Opinions about competition are different among people. C. Competition is harmful to personal quality development. D. Failures are necessary experiences in competition. 68. The underlined phrase “the most vocal” in Paragraph 3 means ________. A. those who try their best to win B. those who value competition most highly C. those who are against competition most strongly D. those who rely on others most for success 69. What is the similar belief of the true competitors and those with a “desire to fail”?
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A. One's worth lies in his performance compared with others'. B. One's success in competition needs great efforts. C. One's achievement is determined by his particular skills. D. One's success is based on how hard he has tried. 70. Which point of view may the author agree to? A. Every effort should be paid back. B. Competition should be encouraged. C. Winning should be a lifeanddeath matter. D. Fear of failure should be removed in competition. E Using a Mobile Phone to Improve Mother and Child Health People around the world are working to expand the uses for mobile technology in health care. In the world, there are six billion mobile phone users in a population of seven billion people. 71 Africa has widespread adoption. Three or four years ago the penetration(进入;使用) rates were 20 percent or 30 percent, and now they're getting upwards of 60 percent in some countries. 72 Earlier research has been to look at mobile technologies and HIV and AIDS. And so we have some great evidence on the effectiveness of mobiles. During the first week of December, 2012, more than 4,000 people from 50 countries met for the fourth annual mHealth Summit. It brought together experts from what the organizers call the mHealth ecosystem. In 2011 Secretary of State Hillary Clinton started a public/private partnership called the Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action, or MAMA. There are about 800 women a day and about three million babies a year die from pregnancy and childbirthrelated causes. 73 The messages cover pregnancy and the first year of a baby's life. These health messages may also be sent to a pregnant woman's husband and motherinlaw. 74 Messages can be text or voicemail. You can have a pregnant woman in Bangladesh registered into a system that provides messages that help her know what to do and when to do certain things. Simple text messages can be important sources of information to people without Internet access. 75 They have to be able to read through thousands of entries that come back to them on Google, for example, and then figure out what that information means to them. And that's not something that someone in a poor and uneducated kind of situation can do. A.They have no access to the relevant information. B.That way they too can understand what needs to be done. C.Millions of messages about baby care are received every day. D.A lot of work has been done to use mobile technology for health. E.And the most rapidly growing markets are those in developing countries. F.The program sends messages to women to educate them about their health. G.Besides, online users may sometimes not understand all the information available. 第二卷(共二部分,共计 35 分) 第一节:短文改错(共 10 小题;每小题 1 分,满分 10 分) It's reported that many people died of traffic accidents each year. Road safety has aroused the widely attention of the public. Many rules have made to reduce the traffic crashes, especially for the ones involved in the pedestrians. In my opinion, we should make road safety seriously in our daily life. While used the road, we must walk on the pavement and learn to protect us. Besides, car drivers should obey the traffic rules, that is
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both good for themselves and others. In the word, obeying the traffic rules are what all of us should pay attention to particularly. After all, life is not a small matter. 英语试题 第一节 单项填空 (共 15 小题;每小题 1 分,满分 15 分) 21. Of all the subjects, I like___ history best because it gives us___ useful knowledge of things in the past. A. the; a B. 不填; a C. a; the D. a; 不填 22. _______felt funny watching myself on TV A .One B. This C. It D. That 23. Large quantities of cloth___ used by us last week, the rest of which ____saved for other purposes. A. are; is B. are; is C. was; were D. were; was 24. Look! What has happened I?d rather you ______ her about the bad news. A. would not tell B. hadn?t told C. didn?t tell D. hasn?t told 25. _____ to school this morning, I met a friend of mine. A. I was walking B. While I walking C. While I was walking D Walked 26.—It?s eight o' clock already. Jack ____ be here by now. —Oh, he told me that he was going to see his dentist and wouldn't be back until ten.. A .must B. can C. should D. need 27. To everyone?s ______, the girl finished the job quite well. A. satisfied B. satisfactory C. satisfying D. satisfaction 28. We are taught that business letters should be written in a formal style___ in a personal one. A. rather than B. other than C. better than D. less than 29. The island country is ___ its clean waters and clear skies, which are free ___ pollution of any kind. A .well-known to; of B. famous for; for C. well-known for; of D. famous as; from 30._____attractions you are planning to visit in that island country, you?d better book your hotel ______ because the hotels are always full in the tourist seasons. A. Whatever; in the advance B. Wherever; ahead of time C. Whichever; in advance D. Whosever; before hand 31. _______ can you expect to get a pay rise A. With hard work B. Although work hard C. Now that he works hard D. Only with hard work 32. No sooner had their latest product been put into market ______ it ______ by other similar companies. A. when; was modeled afterB. then; was modeled C. than; was modeled after D. when; was modeled 33.Thanks to the Party?s opening and reform policy, people in China are ___ than they were thirty years ago . A. worse off B. much better off C. more better off D. quite better off 34. The Oscar Award is ______ all outstanding actors and actresses all ______ . A. what; dream to win B. something; look forward to win C.what; dream of winning D. something; look forward to winning it 35. —I must apologize for what I did to your new dress yesterday. —__________ Anyway, you didn't mean to do that. A. That's right B. With pleasure C. It doesn?t matter D. I do appreciate it 第二节 完形填空 (共 20 小题,每小题 1.5 分, 共 30 分)
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Much meaning can be conveyed with our eyes, so it is often said that eyes can speak. Do you have such kind of 36 ? In a bus you may look at a 37 , but not too long. And if he is 38 that he is being stared at, he may feel 39 . The same is in 40 life. If you are looked at for more than 41 , you will look at yourself up and down, to see if there is 42 wrong with you. If nothing goes wrong, you will feel angry toward others? 43 at you that way. Looking too long at someone may seem to be rude and 44 . But things are different when it 45 to stare at the opposite sex. If a man glances at a woman for more than 10 seconds and 46 to turn away his gaze, his intentions are 47 , that is, he wishes to attract her attention, to make her understand that he is 48 her. 49 , the normal eye contact for two people 50 in a conversation is that the speaker will only look at the listener 51 , in order to make sure that the listener does pay attention to what the former is speaking about, to tell him that he is attentive. If a speaker looks at you continuously when speaking, 52 he tries to control you, you will feel embarrassing. In fact, continuous eye contact is confined to 53 only, who will enjoy looking at each other tenderly for a long time, to show affection that 54 cannot express. Evidently, eye contact should be done according to the relationship between two people and the specific 55 . 36.A.experience B.thought C.feeling D.attitude 37.A.conductor B.driver C.tourist D.stranger 38.A.looking B.sensing C.telling D.deciding 39.A.interested B.stupid C.uncomfortable D.angry 40.A.social B.daily C.family D.school 41.A.friendly B.authentic C.special D.necessary 42.A.anything B.somewhere C.nothing D.anywhere 43.A.interest B.stare C.appreciation D.notice 44.A.attentive B.positive C.aggressive D.active 45.A.comes B.hopes C.tries D.seems 46.A.starts B.refuses C.manages D.aims 47.A.dirty B.unhealthy C.obvious D.unfair 48.A.admiring B.enjoying C.cheating D.selecting 49.A.Therefore B.Otherwise C.Altogether D.However 50.A.engaged B.attracted C.trapped D.invited 51.A.all the time B.from time to time C.all the way D.back and forth 52.A.in case B.as if C.even though D.so that 53.A.mothers B.children C.lovers D.teachers 54.A.looks B.eyes C.smiles D.words 55.A.situation B.circumstance C.environment D.condition 第三部分: 阅读理解(共两节,满分 40 分) A Shopping for clothes is not the same experience for a man as it is for a woman. A man goes shopping because he needs something. His purpose is settled and decided in advance. He knows what he wants, and his objective is to find it and buy it; the price is a secondary consideration. All men simply walk into a shop and
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ask the assistant for what they want. If the shop has it in stock(有现货的), the salesman promptly produces it, and the business of trying it on follows at once. All being well, the deal can be and often is completed in less than five minutes, with hardly any chat and to everyone's satisfaction. For a man, slight problems may begin when the shop does not have what he wants, or does not have exactly what he wants. In that case the salesman, as the name implies, tries to sell the customer something else, he offers the nearest to the article required. No good salesman brings out such a substitute impolitely; he does so with skill: “I know this jacket is not the style you want, sir, but would you like to try it for size? It happens to be the color you mentioned.” Few men have patience with this treatment, and the usual response is: “This is the right color and may be the right size, but I should be wasting my time and yours by trying it on.” Now how does a woman go about buying clothes? In almost every respect she does so in the opposite way. Her shopping is not often based on need. She has never fully made up her mind what she wants, and she is only “having a look round”. She is always open to persuasion; indeed she sets great store by what the saleswoman tells her, even by what companions tell her. She will try on any number of things. Uppermost in her mind is the thought of finding something that everyone thinks suits her. Contrary to a lot of jokes, most women have an excellent sense of value when they buy clothes. They are always on the lookout for the unexpected bargain. Faced with a roomful of dresses, a woman may easily spend an hour going from one rail to another, to and fro, often retracing her steps, before selecting the dresses she wants to try on. It is a laborious process, but apparently an enjoyable one. Most dress shops provide chairs for the waiting husbands. 56. The underlined sentence “the price is a secondary consideration” in the first paragraph means when a man is shopping ______. A. he buys good quality things, so long as they are not too dear B. he buys whatever he likes without considering its value C. he does not mind how much he has to pay for the right things D. he often buys things without giving the matter proper thought. 57. According to the passage, what a man will do when he can not get exactly what he wants? A. He will buy a similar thing because of the color he wants. B. He will probably not buy anything. C. At least two of his requirements must be met before he buys. D. So long as the style is right, he will buy the thing. 58. What is the most obvious difference between men and women shoppers? A. Men do not try clothes on in a shop while women do. B. Women bargain for their clothes, but men do not. C. The time they take over buying clothes. D. Men go shopping based on need, but women never. B Chicken feathers are useful, and not just to a chicken. Some go into pillows, coats and other products. But countless chicken feathers go to waste. In the United States, billions of chickens are produced yearly. Most of their feathers are thrown away. But instead of being buried in land, some feathers could find a future in plastics. One of the products they have developed is a flowerpot (花盆) . It may look like other flowerpots. But the container breaks down in the earth within one to five years. And as it breaks down, it naturally becomes nutrient in the soil. The environmentally friendly flowerpot is the work of two researchers. Walter Schmidt is with the
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Agricultural Research Service, part of the United States Agriculture Department. Masud Huda is with the Horticultural Research Institute, a private organization. Walter Schmidt has been working to find uses for chicken feathers since the 1990s. Progress in 2002 showed that plastic made from feathers could be formed like other plastics. He says feathers are much stronger and last longer than another plant material. "Feathers are stronger. By design, feathers are also more durable(耐用的). And the other part about it is if feathers were twice as heavy, or half as strong, then birds couldn't fly." He points out that traditional flowerpots made from other plastics can last much longer. But he wonders if there is really a need. He says most flowerpots are never re-used. "Why would you want a plastic that you use for a year to last for two hundred years? It makes no sense. You want to match the product with the use." said Walter Schmidt. Walter Schmidt and Masud Huda are now adding another chicken product to their flowerpots —chicken waste. The waste will add more nutrients to the soil as the pot breaks down. The scientists say they hope their flowerpot will be on the market in a year or two. 59. What do people mainly deal with feathers? A. Feathers are used to make pillows, coats and other products. B. Most feathers are paid no attention to. C. Most feathers are used as nutrient. D. Most feathers are used to make flowerpots. 60. What?s the advantage of the flowerpots? A. They won?t last long. B. They can?t break. C. They are environmentally friendly. D. They can be reused. 61. What does Walter Schmidt think of traditional flowerpots? A. Too heavy. B. Too old. C. Never re-used. D. Lasting longer but unnecessary. 62. What do you think is the main idea of the passage? A. Chicken and its feathers. B. How to deal with feathers. C. Feathers made into flowerpot. D. New flowerpots. C You Are What You Eat Genetic engineering is the scientific change of the genetic material in a living organism. It allows scientists to identify specific genes, to remove them from an organism's chromosomes (染色体), improve them, analyze them, and possibly clone them, and to then reinsert the changed gene into the original organism, or a completely different organism.Unlike traditional breeding, where a desired quality would be bred within the same species, genetic engineering can insert desired ones into organisms of different species. Wow…Did you catch that? Genetic engineering creates many positive contributions to agriculture. For example, by genetically engineered(GE)foods, anti-cancer agents, minerals and vitamins can be increased. Improved taste, shelf life, and better transport are all possible. Also, GE plants can increase pest and bacterial resistance, therefore, making the food safe for consumers. But some argue that the possible negative effects outweigh the positives, and critics are starting to voice their concerns. Unlike Europe, in the United States labeling is not required on genetically engineered foods or on foods that contain genetically engineered products. Most Americans do not realize that they are, in fact, eating GE foods.
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The public is also concerned about the unknown health risks. With limited understanding of genes, scientists cannot predict possible effects. Because most genes introduced into GE plants come from sources not introduced into the human body, it is impossible to know if they will cause reactions. Moreover, due to the lack of labeling if allergies develop, it will be extremely difficult to find the origin of them. There is also a major moral question in many minds. For many, the conflict is not if it is safe or not, but it disturbs them because it is unnatural and unnecessary. We are currently producing one and a half times the amount of food needed to feed the world, yet one in seven people are starving. GE food is unnecessary, and fails to address the root of hunger. Many believe that the only people who will benefit are the corporations that produce it. Scientists cannot foresee the possible effects of GE foods, but we eat them every day without even knowing it. We already have enough food, so why create more that could be potentially harmful to us, to the Earth and to all wildlife? I think that the benefits are amazing, but until we know for sure how these foods will affect us, they are not worth the risk. 63. According to the passage, traditional breeding is different from genetic engineering in that_____. A. traditional breeding changes the genes in the same species B. traditional breeding changes the genes in different species C. traditional breeding takes place within the same species D. traditional breeding is more scientific 64. “The lack of labeling” in Paragraph 4 indicates_________. A. information concerning gene sources is unavailable to customers B. it is currently possible to find the origins of some allergies C. scientists try to hide potential dangers from customers D. the US government is responsible for GE food 65. According to Paragraph 5, GE food is unnecessary because________. A. it won't help solve the problem of hunger in the world B. there are potential dangers in producing GE food C. we're now producing more food than before D. customers will benefit from GE food 66. What is the author's attitude towards genetic engineering? A. Welcoming B. Disapproving C. Unconcerned D. Optimistic D For centuries, in the countries of South and Southeast Asia, the elephant has been an important part of the culture, economy and religion. And nowhere more so than in Thailand. Unlike its African cousin, the Asian elephant is easily domesticated. The rare so-called white elephants have actually lent the power of royalty to its rulers, and until the 1920s the national flag was a white elephant on a red background. To the early Western visitors, the country?s romantic name was “Land of the White Elephant”. Today, however, the story is very different. Out of work and out of land, the Thai elephant struggles for survival in a nation that no longer needs it. The elephant has found itself more or less deserted by previous owners who have moved on to a different economic world and a society in the western part. And while the elephant?s problems began many years ago, now it has a very low national advantage. How does the national symbol turn into ignored animals? It is a story of worse environment and the changing lives of the Thais themselves. According to Richard Lair, Thailand?s expert on the Asian elephant and author of the report Gone Astray, at the turn of the last century, there may well have been as many as 100,000
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national elephants in the country. In the north of Thailand alone, it was estimated that more than 20,000 elephants were employed in transport, 1,000 of them alone on the road between the cities of Chiang Mai and Chiang Saen. This was at a time when 90 percent of Thailand was still forest—a habitat that not only supported the animals but also made them necessary to carry goods and people. Nothing ploughs through thick forest better than lots of sure-footed elephants. By 1950 the elephant population had dropped, but still to the number of 13,397. However, today there are probably no more than 3,800, with another 1,350 wandering free in the national parks. But now, Thailand?s forest covers only 20 percent of the land. This deforestation (采伐森林) is the central point of the elephant?s difficult situation, for it has effectively put the animals out of work. This century, as the road network grew, the elephant?s role as a beast of burden decreased. 67. Thailand was once called “Land of the White Elephant” because________. A. the white elephant was a national symbol until the 1920s B. the white elephant is rarely seen now and thus very special C. the white elephant has helped kings to gain the ruling authority D. this name was so romantic that it was popular among visitors 68. Why is the Thai elephant “out of work”, according to the author? A. Because there are too many elephants but too few jobs. B. Because the elephants can?t do labor work any longer. C. Because the government pays little attention to the problem. D. Because the elephants are no longer useful to their owners. 69. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the elephant population at various times? A. There were at most 100,000 domesticated elephants at the turn of the last century. B. 20,000 elephants were employed in transport in Thailand at the turn of the century. C. By 1950 the elephant population in Thailand had been quite small. D. Today the elephant population is estimated at 5,150. 70. The passage is most probably from________. A. a travel magazine B. a history book C. a research report D. an official announcement 第二节 (共 5 小题,每小题 2 分,满分 10 分) Jealous of the kids at school who are smarter than you and seem to learn more quickly? Don?t worry. __71 72 However, according to a recent study, IQ can rise—not just by one or two points, but by as many as 21 points! Scientists have found that IQ changes are linked to changes in part of the brain called gray matter, which was seen to grow and become denser(更加密集)in the brains of people whose IQs improved greatly. 73 One is to train your short-term memory. Previous research has proven that short-term memory is the basis for intelligence, so trying to recognize or retell something that you have seen or heard can help raise your overall brain power. 74 A good night?s sleep will also help improve your concentration. 75 It helps you stay focused for longer the next day. Scientists have also found that exercise helps. Walking 30 minutes a day five times a week and doing exercise will help you become more knowledgeable—as well as healthier and fitter. A. There are several ways of increasing your brain?s gray matter. B. Your brain deals more efficiently with things you truly like.
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C. With a bit of brain training, the chances are that you can be as smart as they are. D. So maybe it?s a good idea to get your brain in training right away. E. Getting enough sleep is like pushing the reset button in your brain. F. The more you work on it, the better you will become. G. People used to assume that a person?s IQ was unchangeable. :短文改错 (共 10 分,每小题 1 分,满分 10 分) Patience is of great important in our daily life. Once I waited a bus to come at a stop. 30 minutes past, but no bus came. Both upset and annoyed, I decided to walk on feet. But no sooner had I left than the bus arrived. I thought if I had waited for one more minute, I would have caught it. If I chose to take a next bus, I would have to wait for other 30 minutes. Only then do I realize my problem. Be impatient will probably waste all the effort what we have put in. Now whenever I am about to losing my patience, I?ll think of this experience. 高三第五次月考英语试题答案: 听力:1—5 ACACA 6—10 BAACC 11—15 ABACC 16—20 ABCCA 单选:21—35 BCDBC CDACC DCBCA 完形填空:36—40 ADBCB 41—45 DABCA 46—50 BCADA 51—55 BBCDA 阅读答案: 56—58 CBC 59—-62 BCDC 63—-66 CAAB 67—-70 ADDC 71—75 CGAFE 改错 important→ importance waited 后加 for past→ passed feet→ foot a→the other→ another do→ did Be→ Being what → that losing →lose

2013-2014 学年度上学期高三五调考试英语答案 听力: 1-5CACAC 6-10 BCBBC 11-15 ACBAB 16-20 ACABB 单项填空: 21-25 CCAAD 26-30 CBDDC 31-35 CBBAC 完形填空: 36-40 DACBA 41-45 AADCB 46-50 CADDC 51-55 ADDCB 阅读理解:第一节: CBBB DBAD BCC BCAD 第二节:71-75 EDFBG 短文改错: It's reported that many people died of traffic accidents each year. Road safety has aroused the widely die wide attention of the public. Many rules have ^ made to reduce the traffic crashes, especially for the ones been involved in the pedestrians. In my opinion, we should make road safety seriously in our daily life. While take used the road, we must walk on the pavement and learn to protect us. Besides, car drivers should obey the using ourselves traffic rules, that is both good for themselves and others. which In the word, obeying the traffic rules are what all of us should pay attention to particularly. After all, a is
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