江苏省启东中学 2015-2016 学年度第一学期期中考试
命题人：汤美华 第I卷(三部分，共85分) 第一部分：听力(共两节,满分20分)
第一节（共5小题；每小题1分，满分5分） 听下面5段对话，每段对话后有一个小题，从题中所给的A、B、C三个选项中选出最佳选 项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后，你都有 10秒
钟的时间来回答有关小题和阅读 下一小题。每段对话仅读一遍。 1.Where are the two speakers? A. In the bank B. In the street C. On the playground 2. How long did the man study for the test? A. 3 hours B. 6 hours C. 7 hours 3. How will the man go there? A. By train B. By ship C. By air 4. When will the speakers meet? A. This Monday B. Next Monday C. On Sunday 5. Why does the man feel sad? A. Because his wife will talk to him. B. Because he had a fight with his wife. C. Because he hasn‘t seen his wife for a long time. 第二节(共15小题；每小题1分，满分15分) 听下面5段对话或独白。每段对话或独白后有几个小题，从题中所给的A、B、C三个选项中选 出最佳选项，并标在试卷的相应位置。听每段对话或独白前，你将有时间阅读各个小题，每 小题5秒钟；听完后，各个小题将给出5秒钟的作答时间。每段对话或独白读两遍。 听第6段材料，回答第6至8 题。 6. What are the two speakers talking about? A. Food B. New Year wishes C. Examination 7. What is the woman? A. A senior middle school student. B. A junior middle school student. C. A senior middle school teacher. 8. According to the conversation, which statement is TRUE? A. It is the first time for the woman to decide to lose weight. B. Visiting Beijing is the woman‘s most important wish. C. The man disbelieves that the woman will lose weight. 听第7段材料，回答第9至11题。 9. Where does the conversation most probably take place? A. In the chemistry lab B. In the sound lab C. In the classroom 10. What should be done there? A. Put on the earphones as soon as coming to the lab. B. Take the parts off if there is anything wrong with the machine. C. Follow the instructions and take care of everything.
11. What is the relationship between the two speakers? A. Teacher and student B. Mother and son C. Friends 听第8段材料，回答第12至14题。 12. What happened to the man? A. His house was broken into. B. He locked himself out. C. He forgot to lock the door. 13. What is the woman most likely to be? A. The man‘s wife B. A policewoman C. The man‘s neighbor 14. What is the woman going to do? A. Have a look B. Talk to others C. Ask more questions 听第9段材料，回答第15至17题。 15. What does the woman think of Frank‘s plan? A. She thinks Frank could learn a lot. B. It‘s costly. C. She is not sure if it is a good plan. 16. How long is Frank going to stay on Europe? A. Six weeks B. Two months C. Six weeks to eight weeks 17.How is staying in youth hostels? A. It‘s really cheap B. It is quite expensive C. It is too dangerous 听第10段材料，回答第18至20题。 18. What does the speaker think of watching his friends making decisions? A. Strange B. Interesting C. Surprising 19. Why can the children of the speaker‘s sister make decisions quickly? A.They have a quick mind. B. They make a decision without thinking. C. They were given responsibility when they were little. 20. What can we learn form the passage? A. The children sometimes ask their mother‘s voice. B. The speaker‘s friends make decisions very quickly. C. All of the speaker‘s friends can decide their own clothes.
第一节：单项选择(共15小题；每小题1分，满分15分) 21 There is ______ thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction. A. not such B. such no C. no such D. such not 22. His failure in the college entrance exam _______ him the opportunity to go to university. A. spent B. took C. paid D. cost 23. ----- What do you think of my homework? ----- Good work, ________a few slight mistakes. A. in addition to B. except C. as well as D. apart from 24. Dick enjoys painting but he knows the fact _____ he doesn‘t have _____ it takes to be a painter. A. which; what B. that; what C. what; that D. that; that 25. We believe her design is _______ because it is completely different from anyone else‘s. A. original B. initial C. vivid D. previous 26. The MH370 from Malaysia crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, ______ global concern about flight safety. A. to cause B. causing C. having caused D. caused
27. ________ to the current education system of China, the Ministry of Education should make changes to make it efficient for selecting talents. A. Most of us are so accustomed B. so are most of us accustomed C. Accustomed as most of us are D. As most of us are accustomed 28. He accidently _______ that he had been laid off and had to make a living away from home. A. let out B. let alone C. let down D. let off 29. If it hadn‘t rained so hard last night, it ________ so cold today. A. wouldn‘t be B. hadn‘t been C. wouldn‘t have been D. weren‘t 30. On Sundays there were a lot of children playing in the park, _______ parents seated together joking. A. whose B. their C. which D. where 31. Loneliness is a feeling where people experience a powerful ______of emptiness and solitude(孤 独). A. trend B. dash C. crash D. rush 32. Tony _____ the invitation, otherwise he would have attended your birthday party. A. couldn‘t have received B. mustn‘t have received C. needn‘t have received D. shouldn‘t have received 33. ---- Is this the first time you _______ Shanghai? ----- No. But the first time I ________ here, the city wasn‘t so beautiful. A. visit; came B. have visited; came C. have visited; have come D. visit; have come 34. _______ a scenic spot worth _______, Hangzhou, a friendly city, attracts many visitors from all over the world. A. Considering; visiting B. Considering; being visited C. Considered; visiting D. Considered; visited 35. ---- I‘m sorry. Jack, please don‘t ________ ---- I had a little accident with the car, but it wasn‘t my fault. A. be on cloud nine B. be down in the dumps C. promise me the moon D. fly off the handle 第二节：完形填空（共20小题；每小题1分，满分20分） As a teacher, I often make it a rule that when we are on a field trip，there will be no talking as we enter a building．This rule 36 to entering any place，whether it is a cinema，a church，a theatre, or any other place． Once，in New York City，I took my class to see a(n) 37 near Times Square．When we arrived at the theatre， there were about twenty other classes 38 outside waiting to get in． The students from the other schools were not 39 and there was pandemonium(乌烟瘴气)．I told my students to stay in a line and keep 40 ．I told them that we would not carry ourselves like those other 41 ．Soon we started to file into the theatre，and it was very disorganized．There was a lady trying to 42 the groups and get them to their seats，43 students were everywhere and 44 really knew where to go．My class，observing our rule，walked in 45 in two single-file lines．We stood near the door behind everyone else，and we 46 ．All of a sudden， the lady who was 47 noticed us and she walked 48 our direction．She asked the students 49 the teacher was for our group, and I raised my 50 ． She asked, “Very, very nice to meet you．Come this way． ”We were led into the theatre， 51 ，and we were given front-row seats．
Sometimes 52 for others may not seem like it is going to have an effect，especially when you 53 no one around who is taking manners into 54 ．However，that is usually the time when such 55 actions will be most appreciated and recognized． 36．A．leads B．applies C．turns D．belongs 37．A．play B．lady C．teacher D．exhibition 38．A．sorted out B．settled down C．turned away D．lined up 39．A．behaving B．listening C．concentrating D．watching 40．A．order B．contact C．watch D．time 41．A．places B．seats C．classes D．teachers 42．A．scold B．dismiss C．attract D．organize 43．A．and B．but C．so D．while 44．A．anyone B．nobody C．everyone D．somebody 45．A．anxiously B．immediately C．quietly D．hurriedly 46．A．passed B．chatted C．rushed D．waited 47．A．in trouble B．on guard C．in charge D．on business 48．A．in B．to C．for D．under 49．A．how B．where C．what D．whether 50．A．voice B．arm C．head D．hand 51．A．finally B．somehow C．first D．instead 52．A．respect B．love C．concern D．support 53．A．receive B．visit C．recognize D．meet 54．A．practice B．effect C．account D．operation 55．A．urgent B．kind C．legal D．firm
Steve knew he‘d been adopted as a baby, and when he turned 18, in 2003, he decided he‘d try to track down his birth mother. The agency from which he‘d been adopted gave him his mother‘s name: Tallady. But online searches didn‘t turn up any results about it, and Steve had to let it go. In 2007, though, he searched for the name again online. This time, the search results included a home address near the Lowe‘s store where Steve, then 22, worked as a deliveryman. When he mentioned the coincidence to his boss, his boss said, ―You mean Tallady, who works here? Steve and Tallady, a cashier, had said hello to each other a few times at the store, but they‘d never really talked. He hadn‘t even known her name. Steve thought there was no possible way she was his mother though they shared the same name. For a few months, Steve avoided Tallady. ―I wasn‘t sure how to approach her,‖ he told a local reporter. Finally, the agency volunteered to arrange their reunion（团聚）. When Tallady realized that the nice guy she‘d been waving at was his son, she sobbed. She‘d always hoped to meet her birth son one day. Later that day, mother and son talked for almost three hours at a nearby bar. She‘d given him up for adoption in 1985, when she was 23. ―I wasn‘t ready to be a mother,‖ she told him. Married with two other children, Tallady says, ―I have a complete family now.‖ 56. Steve gave up the on-line search for his birth mother in 2003 because _____. A. the agency didn‘t give him any help B. there was no information about his mother
C. his mother didn‘t turn up online D. he missed the information about his mother 57. Why Steve avoided Tallady for months? A. Because she didn‘t want to talk to him. B. Because he wasn‘t fully prepared for the reunion. C. Because she was very difficult to approach. D. Because he didn‘t think she was his birth mother. 58. The best title for the text is _____. A. The Love of Mother B. An Unexpected Meeting C. The Power of the Internet D. An Unusual Reunion B Have you ever gone to work to find that one of your coworkers is coughing and sneezing all day long? You do your best to keep a safe distance and wonder: Why did he or she come to work when they were ill? The reality for many Americans is that they do not have enough paid sick time each year to afford them the luxury of staying home because they don‘t feel well. This problem doesn‘t just affect the working employees who are sick, though. In an article by James Warren for Bloomberg Business Week, a second-grade school teacher, Stilli Klikizos shares about the sick children that must stay in school all day long because their parents can‘t get off work to come and get them. In the past school year, she had several children who were unable to be picked up at school who were later diagnosed with H1N1. There is a movement called the Healthy Families Act in Congress that would change this situation for many Americans. The Healthy Family Act would require employers with 15 or more employees to provide 7 paid sick days a year for their workers. These days could be used not only for days when the worker is sick, but the time can also be used when caring for others, or going to routine doctor‘s appointments. Those who are against the Act argue that many businesses are struggling to make ends meet owing to recession (经济衰退), and point out that this is the wrong time to force employers to add an additional expense. Those who support the Healthy Families Act say that our nation can‘t afford to not take these measures. When an individual goes to work sick, they are possibly infecting their coworkers, clients and customers. According to a report by Katie Couric on the CBS evening news, three fourths of low wage earners get docked when they are sick. Those individuals include daycare workers and restaurant workers, whose health can affect the health of many. 59. Why do many Americans still come to work when they are sick? A. They often ignore the illness if not serious. B. They work in high spirits. C. The cost of staying home is great. D. The cost of medical treatment is high. 60. In the article mentioned in this passage, James Warren intends to say ______. A. children need more thoughtful and considerate care B. adults‘ not having enough paid sick time may be bad for children C. parents shouldn‘t leave the sick children at school D. teachers are responsible for taking good care of children at school 61. According to the Healthy Families Act, ______. A. all the employers are required to provide 7 paid sick days a year for their workers
B. the employees can use the paid sick days to take a trip so as to relax themselves C. the employees could demand their companies pay for their medical bills D.the employees can use the paid sick days to take care of their sick children 62. The term "get docked" (Para 6) probably means"______ ". A. lose part of wages B. lose their health C. get paid D. get fired
Dogs can tell how other dogs are feeling from the way their tails(尾巴) are wagging（摇摆）, according to researchers who monitored the animals' heart rate as they watched canine（犬科动物的）movies. The Italian team found that dogs had higher heart rates and became more anxious when they saw others wag their tails more to the left, but not when they wagged more to the right, or failed to wag at all. The curious form of communication is probably not intentional, or consciously understood, but is instead an automatic behavior that arises from the structure of the brain, said Giorgio. ―It's not something they clearly and exactly understand,‖ Giorgio told the Guardian. ―It's just something that happens to them.‖ Giorgio traces the effect back to the way the two halves of the brain process different experiences. In a previous study, his team showed that when a dog had a positive experience, such as seeing its owner, activity rose in the left side of the brain, bringing about more tail wagging to the right. Or else more tail wagging to the left. The effect is barely visible to the human eye because dogs tend to wag their tails too fast, but it can be seen with slow motion video, or in some larger types. In the latest study, the researchers wanted to find out whether the direction of tail wagging had any effect on other dogs. To get an answer, they fitted dogs with vests that recorded their heart rates, and played them movies of other dogs wagging their tails one way and then the other. To ensure the dogs reacted only to tail wagging, and not appearance, they repeated the experiment with dogs that appeared only as shadows. ―When dogs saw other dogs wagging their tails to the right, there was quite a relaxed reaction and no evidence of an increased heart rate. But when the wagging was to the left we saw an increase in heart rate and a series of behaviors typically associated with stress, anxiety and being more watchful,‖ Giorgio said. The anxious animals held their ears up, breathed, and kept their eyes wide open. The study appears in the latest issue of Current Biology. Giorgio said the effect was comparable to the apparent human preference for wider pupils(瞳孔). In one 1975 study, women were described in more appealing terms when their pupils were larger. Another study, from 2007, found that women's pupils got bigger when they looked at pictures of potential partners. In neither case were people aware that pupil size was sending out a signal, said Giorgio. He said tendencies in tail wagging were hard to spot with the eye, but the finding might still help to improve animal welfare. This paper is extremely interesting from a dog owner's perspective（视角）. If a dog wags their tail to the left upon reunion with their owner, this may be a cause of serious concern, as it suggests that the right half is activated （活动起来） , which controls for negative emotional responses, including fear and withdrawal. 63. It is _______ that lead to dogs wagging tail to the left or right. A. their unaware behavior B. the emotional response C. their increasing heart rate D. watching canine movies 64. From the passage we can learn that_______. A. Giorgio didn‘t understand the curious form of dogs‘ communication B. the pupil size will determine the appeal and welfare of a woman
C. a dog‘s right brain become active when it is nervous and breathless D. No one knows how our pupil sends out a signal to his potential partners 65. According to the passage, the study is related to_______. A. animal protection B. animal psychology C. animal welfare D. animal testing 66. The passage is mainly about_______. A. how wagging dogs communicate emotional responses with their owners B. why wagging dogs feel seriously anxious and stressed or particularly relaxed C. Dogs‘ communicating different feelings with rightward or leftward tail wagging D. A good knowledge of dogs‘ wagging tail can make us feel more comfortable
Remy Shea is a sixth-form student at my international school in Beijing. When I ask her where she is from, she says: ―I'm Canadian-Chinese but, at the same time, I'm neither.‖ Most students at my school aren't from one particular place. Sure, our passports（护照） might say we're British or Malaysian, but it's more complicated than that. Where you're ―from‖ is less about birthplace and more about cultural identity; as a student your cultural identity ends up being difficult to identify. If you ask me where I'm from, I'll tell you I'm English. Press me, and I'll say that I'm also half Hong Konger. Ask which part of England I'm from, and I'll be forced to explain that I spent most of my childhood and part of my adolescence flying around Asia. Though I was born in a city in the UK, I honestly couldn't point it out on a map or tell you anything about the place. Students like me are uniquely rootless; we don‘t belong anywhere and we can't describe ourselves as any one thing. Some find that they make their home wherever their family is. Some just accept the loneliness that comes with the lack of concrete ties to any single place. Exir Kamalabadi, a year 13 student at my school, sums it up perfectly: ―I'll never be Chinese, no matter what I do.‖ Replace ―Chinese‖ with any other country, and you can understand the conflict within many ―third culture kids‖, as we‘ve been titled by the media. For me, I‘ll never be Hong Konger, no matter what I do. And, despite my mainly English-influenced upbringing（养育）, I will never feel fully at home there either. I feel like a foreigner everywhere I go, an emotion shared by other students at international schools like mine. Mixed-race students who travel a lot while growing up can lack a cultural identity and also have to struggle with the fact that they don't have a history – or not one that's easily explained. For me, a cultural identity is something I have to develop and maintain, not something that falls into place naturally. I've heard my accent becoming progressively more American over the last five years. This is upsetting because my slight British accent was the last real reminder of where I was born. Without it, how am I supposed to tell people I'm from the UK? I've had to make an effort to preserve my ordinary, regionally unclear ―English‘‘ accent because without it, I don't have any proof that I was from the UK at all. My passport might as well have been Hong Konger. This lack of definition means that I‘ve ended up in a dark shadow of different cultures, with bits and pieces from everywhere I've lived and everyone I‘ve met. I count with my fingers the way they do in Hong Kong and I grew up eating roti in Singaporean food courts and goose fat noodles at my grandmother‘s house in Hong Kong. My accent is influenced with my friends‘ American pronunciation, but I still spell color with a ?u‘. Though it comes with its downsides, it's helped to shape me as a person and has broadened my perspectives.
67. Which of the following statements is true? A. international students feel lonely because of lack of friends. B. Kids like the author think they are cut off from history ties. C. Any Mixed-race students can‘t find their cultural identity. D. The author‘s American accent is to blame for his situation. 68. It can be inferred from the article that_______. A. the author has English nationality B. the author is studying in a city in the UK. C. the author possesses Hong Kong passport D. the author spent his childhood in Beijing 69. What‘s the best tip to international school students like the author? They should _______. A. spend as much time as possible with their families B. communicate with local people in native language C. overcome cultural differences and language difficulty D. keep in close touch with their originally cultural roots 70. The author wrote this article in order to_______. A. introduce his growing pain to the readers B. pour out his loneliness without companions C. express his greatest confusion of being rootless D. offer something of international students in Beijing
第一部分：单词拼写 (共 5 小题；每小题 0.5 分，满分 2.5 分) 71. When a piece of paper is t ________into pieces, is it a chemical change or a physical change? 72. We hope that we have the courage t ensure that this type of ________(灾难) can be prevented. 73. She was __________(陪同) by an experienced ski instructor and she learnt very quickly. 74.I think we should encourage secondary school students in the summer to find _________ (临时的) work.. 75. Their parents hope that he will live up to their e_________ in the future.
第二部分：动词适当形式填空 (共 5 小题，每题 0.5 分，满分 2.5 分) 76. I ____________ (finish) my project by the time you come to London.
77. In the lecture ________(follow), he will tell us something about modern English. 78. You can‘t imagine what great difficulty they have ___________(solve) the problem. 79. We would rather our daughter _________ (stay) at home with us, but it is her choice, and she is not a child any longer. 80. The trees there are extremely tall, some ___________(measure) over 90 meters.
注意：每个空格只填1个单词 Made in the USA: An Export Boom In his State of the Union address two years ago, President Obama argued that in order to recover from the economic recession(经济衰退), one of the few things the U． S. needed to do was to export more goods around the world. That night, the president unveiled（吐露） a new goal: to double U. S. exports over the next five years. It would be an increase that the president said would ―support two million jobs in America.‖ Most economists dismissed the promise at the time as something unrealistic, but two years later, the U．S. is on pace to meet that goal. American exports are up 34 percent since the president gave
that speech, and the number continues to rise. Competitive In A Global Market Marlin Steel, a metal working business in Baltimore, makes parts that ship all across the world. ― We export to 36 countries,‖ owner Drew Greenblatt tells All Things Considered Host Guy Raz. ―We're working around the clock, and we're growing.‖ It's not just advanced manufacturing exports on the rise, but pork, cattle and all kinds of agricultural exports are up as well. Even American craft beer has found an export market. Flying Dog CEO Jim Caruso says that increasingly, people all over the world are trying the beer from the Maryland-based brewery. Caruso says，―Even in those top beer-producing countries, a competitive American product is finding a market.‖ Services Are Exports, Too Another place exports are coming from is New York City—in particular, the 30th floor of a Manhattan skyscraper on 5th Avenue and 52nd Street. That's where the consulting firm Kurt Solomon lies. It doesn't actually produce a product for export; it provides management advice and strategy. ―Four out of every five Americans is now employed in the service industry，‖ the nation's top trade official, Ron Kirk says, ―Services are a significant part of our exports, and make up about a quarter of our exported goods.‖ These services can include everything from legal consulting, finance, information technology and even engineering. And There Are Other Factors So why has there been an increase of more than 30 percent for exports in almost everything? Part of the increase, at least for the manufacturing side, is due to better technology, says Tyler Cowen, an economist. ―A lot of it is being driven by smart machines,‖ he tells Raz, ―The U. S. has high wage rates, which is a disadvantage, but if machines are doing a lot of the work, that doesn't matter.‖ China factors a lot in America's export economy, too. ―Wages in China have been going up as the country becomes more productive. Thus China is losing the cheap labor advantage it has held for some time.‖ Cowen says. Will Jobs Grow, too? ―Companies have become more productive by dismissing workers and lowering costs.‖ Cowen says, ―So I don't view exporting as a way of creating a very large number of jobs, but it will create more profits.‖ So not every business or worker is necessarily benefiting from the export boom in the U. S., and Cowen says that could ultimately lead to a polarization (两极) of economic outcomes. Made In the USA: An Export Boom Outline Details The purpose of increasing exports The situation current *To help America make a (1 )______ from the economic recession *To help raise the nation's (2)______ rate *American exports have risen (3)______ thirty-four percent up to now *There has been an increase in exports in everything *The export boom does not necessarily (4)______ every business or worker (6)______ products Various Even in those top beer-producing countries, people try craft beer from Flying Dog, a brewery (7)______ in Maryland. A variety of products are provided around the world, services
(5)______ contributing to the export boom
(8)______ for 25% *(9)______ take the place of labor, helping companies reduce wages *China, who used to take (10)______ of cheap labor, has given way to America in exports to some extent because of its increasing production
随着学习压力与生活压力的不断增加， 许多孩子与家长之间的矛盾日益升级， 冲突不断。 如何改善孩子与家长的关系成为大家共同关注的话题。请根据下表提示，以“How to Handle Conflicts between Parents and Children”为题写一篇 150 字左右的短文，并谈谈你自己的看法。 现象 冲突出现的原因 解决方法 争吵，吵架， 冷战 1. 家长：缺乏耐心，过于苛刻，干涉自由…. 2. 孩子：自我中心，举止无礼，渴望独立…. （至少两点）
江苏省启东中学 2015-2016 学年度第一学期期中考试 高二年级英语试答案
一听力： （共 20 小题，每题 1 分） 1-5 BBCBA 6-10 BACBC 11-15 AABAC 16-20 CABCA
二 单选： （共 15 题，每题 1 分） 21-25 CDDBA 26-30 BCAAB 31-35 DABCD
三 完型填空： （共 20 题，每题 1 分） 36-40 BADAA 41-45 CDBBC 46-50 DCABD 51-55 CADCB
四阅读理解： （共 15 题，每题 2 分） 56-58 BBD 59-62 CBDA 63-66 ACBC 67-70 BADC
五单词拼写： （共 5 题，每题 0.5 分） 71.torn 72.catastrophe 73. accompanied 74. temporary 75. expectations
六 动词填空： （共 5 题每题 0.5 分） 76. will have finished 77. to follow 78. solving 79. stayed 80. measuring
七 任务型阅读： （共 10 题，每题 1 分） 1. recovery 6.Competitive 2.employment 7. located/ based 3. by 4. benefit 5.Factors 10. advantage
8. accounting 9. Machines
八书面表达： （20 分） Conflicts occur in almost every family. In some families, differences in opinions between parents and children are so huge that they often lead to quarrels or even fights. In others, the situation becomes so serious that they do not talk with each other, adopting the passive aggressive approach. Several reasons contribute to this phenomenon. On the part of the parents, they are either too impatient or too strict with their children, far more than their children can bear. Some parents even go so far as to interfere with their children‘s freedom. On the part of the children, some are self-centered and seldom, if ever, consider other people‘s feelings. Though desperate for independence, they often do not behave themselves and sometimes appear to be rude to others. In my opinion, effective measures should be taken to solve the problem. First, both parents and children should realize that they need to solve their problems. Second, they should try to understand each other.