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贵州省遵义市新蒲新区 2016-2017 学年高二英语下学期第一次月考试题
(本试卷分为第Ⅰ卷(选择题)和第Ⅱ卷(非选择题)两部分,共150分。考试时间120分钟) 第一部分:听力(共两节,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 did the man think of his trip? A. Great B. Long C. Boring

2. What trouble does the man have in learning English? A. Spelling B. Grammar C. Pronunciation

3. Where does the conversation probably take place? A. In a supermarket B. In a bookstore C. In a hotel

4. What has the woman bought? A. Bread B. Meat C. Milk

5. When were the parts for the machine sent out? A. Three days ago B. Two days ago C. One day ago

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. What is the probable relationship between the speakers? A. Friends B. Colleagues C. Couple

7. What will the man do next? A. Go on working B. Meet his boss C. Go to a shop

请听第7段材料,回答第8、9题。 8. Who is the boss? A. Mr. Black B. Ms. Johnson C. Mr. Clinton

9. Why does the man apologize in the end? A. He has misunderstood what the woman did B. He will be absent from the birthday party


C. He took the woman’s pencils by accident 请听第8段材料,回答第10至12题。 10. How many books are there on the list? A. 5 B. 8 C. 13

11. What did the woman do this summer? A. She took a trip to Bali B. She visited her cousins C. She bought a new laptop 12. How does the woman advise they should solve the problem? A. She buys three and the man buys two B. She pays the man fifty dollars for sharing C. They each pay half of the amount for the books 请听第9段材料,回答第13至16题。 13. What is the woman’s book about? A. Main Egyptian attractions B. Some Egyptian guides C. Unusual places to visit in Egypt 14. Why did the woman always cover her head in the daytime when she went out? A. To keep warm B. To avoid sunburn C. To prevent insects

15. How did Egyptians help the woman? A. By helping her get to know local customs B. By inviting her to their homes C. By finding buses for her 16. When will the woman take a trip to Tibet? A. In a month B. In two months C. In three months

请听第10段材料,回答第17至20题。 17. In how many countries is the IELTS given? A. 180 B. 135 C. 118

18. How much will a test taker pay for the TOEFL if it measures all four skills?

A. 250 dollars

B. 275 dollars

C. 300 dollars

19. What can we learn about the IELTS? A. It’s more popular than the TOEFL B. It’s recognized by 30000 American colleges C. It’s available to both undergraduates and graduates 20. What is the IELTS’ speaking test? A. A live interview B. A computer test C. A paper test

第二部分:阅读理解(共二节,满分40分) (共15小题;每小题2分,满分30分) 从每题所给的四个选项A,B,C,D中,选出最佳选项。 A

Welcome to Marksdale State Park Where fun, fitness, and education come together Don’t miss our new summer classes available during May 23 — Aug 5! ■ Swimming lessons: Ages 4 — adult. Cost: $5 per class or $15 for one month. ■ Hiking: Have a state park keeper hike through our paths with you and teach you about the park’s wildlife and plants. Marksdale is a perfect spot for hiking. ■ Soccer: Our youth soccer program is unusual in that it is non-competitive. Different teams are formed every day. The focus is on each player learning to work as a team, not on one team winning it all.


■ Boating: These classes are only for 20-year-olds and above. Fishing is only allowed with a permit. ■ Bicycling: We have special paths built for bicyclists. Signs are posted for self-guided tours of our park. Group cycling is also available with a park guide. Paths range from easy to challenging. A message from the director: Hiking paths! Sport fields! Playgrounds! Campgrounds! Fun activities! Located (位于) on Lake McQueeney, Marksdale State Park offers something for everyone. We have a number of plants and animals, which are in danger of dying out, being protected in our park. Sign up for one of our new summer community classes, or take a camping trip with your friends or family. Our facilities (设备) are set up with modern systems, so you don’t have to suffer to enjoy nature — unless you want to! Glen Harwood, Park Director Are you 13-17 years old? Ever wonder what it would be like to be a park keeper? It’s a competitive field, but you can get ahead by volunteering with our Teen Keeper Program. Depending on your age and responsibilities, you can even earn college credits for certain universities! 21. If you plan to learn to swim during June and July, you should pay _____. A. $5 C. $25 B. $15 D. $30

22. The activities mentioned in the text are available to teenagers EXCEPT _____. A. swimming C. hiking 23. What can we learn about Marksdale State Park? A. Many endangered plants can be found there. B. Special paths will soon be built for bicyclists. C. There are many volunteer programs in the park. D. It is a park full of fun activities and sea animals. 24. Where can we most probably read this text?

B. boating D. bicycling

A. In a personal diary. B. In a newspaper report. C. In a travel magazine. D. In a geography textbook. B

In the early 1990s, Madan Kataria, an Indian doctor who worked in Mumbai, became interested in the growing body of scientific evidence showing that laughter is extremely beneficial to human health. He made a decision that more laughter was needed to improve health and deal with the stress of modern living. In 1995, while writing an article for a health journal, Dr. Kataria discovered many modern scientific studies describing the benefits of laughter on the human mind and body. In particular, he was impressed by Norman Cousins’ book Anatomy of an Illness and the research work by Dr. Lee Berk. Then he began to field-test the effect of laughter on himself and others. Starting with just five people, on March 13, 1995, at a public park in his neighborhood, Dr. Kataria started the first laughter club. They laughed together in the park to the amusement of bystanders, and the small group quickly grew to more than 50 people within a few days. In the early meetings, they stood in a circle with one person in the center to tell a joke or a funny story. Everybody enjoyed themselves and felt good for the rest of the day. Howev er, after two weeks, their jokes and stories ran out. Some complained that it would be better to discontinue the club than to continue without any jokes. Dr. Kataria asked the club members to give him one day to develop a breakthrough that would solve the problem. That night, Dr. Kataria reviewed his research and finally found the answer. Our body cannot differentiate between pretend and genuine laughter. In fact, both produced the same effect. The next

morning, the results were amazing. For some, the make-believe laughter quickly turned into real laughter. Soon the group was laughing like never before. The hearty laughter that followed lasted for almost ten minutes. This was the birth of Laughter Yoga. 25. We can infer from Paragraph 2 that Madan Kataria _____. A. used to be serious B. was a man of action C. found his life stressful D. was an expert in laughing 26. After a short period of time, the club members _____. A. didn’t know what to talk about B. doubted whether laughter would help C. couldn’t find any place to get together D. showed less interest in Dr. Kataria’s club 27. The underlined part “a breakthrough” refers to the discovery that _____. A. people may laugh a lot after taking a new type of medicine B. genuine laughter works better than pretend laughter C. laughing a lot is able to help us fight off illness D. pretend laughter is also helpful to our health 28. What would be the best title for the text? A. Laughter clubs in India B. Benefits of Laughter Yoga C. The origin of Laughter Yoga D. Laughter — the best medicine C

When we hear of dangerous diseases, cancer and heart disease are often what first comes to mind. Recently, a virus called Ebola has reappeared in Guinea (a country in West Africa), killing 62 people so far. It leads to viral hemorrhagic fever, which is characterized by high fever and internal bleeding etc. Ebola can kill 90% of those infected, especially in underdeveloped societies like those in Africa. Ebola is named after the Ebola River, where it was first discovered in 1976. There are five different types of the Ebola virus, each named after where they first happened: Sudan, Ivory Coast, Reston, Bundibugyo, and Zaire. The deadliest of the five, Zaire, was responsible for the 2012 outbreak, and is believed to be attacking Guinea. Ebola is naturally found in fruit bats (果蝠), which pass on the virus to other animals by biting or sucking on (吮吸) their blood. Humans who are suffering from the Ebola infection might have touched the bodily fluids of the infected animals. Once infected, a human becomes a carrier of the deadly virus. Since we live in an interconnected world, where the situation in one country can affect us all, the influ ences of Ebola are huge: damaging trade relations, affecting foreign visitors, and weakening entire countries. Already the Guinea virus is spreading fast with a few cases spotted in Conakry — the capital of Guinea, far away from the origin of the virus. It is feared that the disease may have already reached neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone, too. Unfortunately, there are no disease-specific treatments for Ebola. Healthcare workers only supply the infected people with water to keep them in good condition. Since there have been many cases of nurses catching the disease from patients, they are forced to wear strict protective cl othes, and in some cases, not even allowed to get close to the affected. The fact that there is no cure for the Ebola virus is what makes the outbreak a challenging one to control. 29. The news of Ebola in Guinea is mentioned to _____. A. make a brief summary

B. introduce the topic of the text C. compare Ebola with cancer D. show the latest study of viruses 30. What can we learn about Ebola? A. It is a newly discovered virus. B. It is the most dangerous virus in the world. C. It was named after where it first happened. D. It could cause immediate death for anyone infected. 31. What is mainly described in Paragraph 3? A. What the Ebola virus is. B. The influences of Ebola. C. The treatments for Ebola. D. How the Ebola virus spreads. 32. Which of the following does the author probably agree with? A. Ebola is a highly infectious virus. B. Ebola is now very common in Guinea. C. Those with a fever must be infected by Ebola. D. Females are more easily to be infected by Ebola. D An interpersonal communication class is one of those courses similar to health or physical education that students often brush off as just another one of those school required classes that are easy to pass. Well, should these interpersonal communication classes be required for all high school students?


After having such a subject as part of the curriculum (课程) in my Communications College major, I believe that t his course should be required. Even though it is true that much of the material is common sense to most, there is likely a handful of students who do not know the standard guidelines for communicating interpersonally, either because their family never raised them with the knowledge or they had no place to practice the rules. To be interpersonally effective in communicating, one must know how to behave confidently in certain situations, how to settle a confl ict, and how to moderate behavior and choice of speech among different people or places. If schools required this course in high school, I firmly believe that the graduation as well as college entry percentages of each class would rise rapidly. My interpersonal communication classes required myself and the other st udents in my class to team up in groups of two or three on various occasions and practice certain verbal exchanges. The professor would give us scenarios (剧本) and we would have to act out what we would do and say if that situation happened. We performed exercises where we had to read back and forth with our partner practicing different tones of voices and analyze the change in impression each made on the receiving party. Many people, again, blow interpersonal communication classes off as just a filler class to keep kids in school for an entire day, but I don’t think these people realize how important effective communication skills are when entering into the grown-up, independent, college or employment world. Being able to communicate well has a huge effect on one’s self-esteem ( 自尊 ), ability to make friends, competence in an employment position, and the healthiness of a romantic relationship. 33. The underlined part “students often brush off” can be replaced by “_____”. A. students are really fond of B. students don’t take seriously C. students feel confused about D. students have never heard of 34. What were the author’s interpersonal communication classes like? A. Students showed no interest and played games. B. Students performed exercises in small gro ups.

C. Students were too shy to play out scenarios. D. Students were often asked to watch videos. 35. The author’s purpose of writing the text is most likely to _____. A. advertise C. persuade B. entertain D. instruct

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。 Olivia Bouler No one is ever too young to make a difference. 36 Eleven-year-old Olivia was concerned

about pollution in the Gulf of Mexico (墨西哥湾). She was especially concerned about the birds living along the coast. Olivia wanted to help and she had an idea about what she could do. 37 “I’m no James Audubon,” she said, referring to an artist famous for his pictures

of birds, “but I can draw.” Olivia felt her watercolors of birds were good enough that some people might buy them. She wondered if people would be even more likely to buy her artwork if they knew the money would be used to help birds on the Gulf Coast. Olivia got in touch with the National Audubon Society. This society honors James Audubon, the artist Olivia admires greatly, and it works to aid an d save endangered birds. Olivia promised to create 500 original drawings. With announced. the 39 National Audubon Society’s help, Olivia’s “Save the Gulf” campaign was 38 That was because

America Online (AOL) news published an article about Olivia. Just three days after

the story appeared, her project had already raised $20,000. 40 She then completed a book project. The book, called Olivia’s Birds: Saving the Gulf,

is a collection of her bird drawings. Each drawing includes facts about the pictured bird. Olivia hopes that her book will raise more awareness about the Gulf Coast birds that she loves so much. A. Her story drew a great amount of attention.

B. Success inspired Olivia to work even harder. C. Olivia Bouler has proved that beyond a d oubt. D. Olivia had always loved to draw and paint birds. E. Olivia has raised close to $200,000 in the past few years. F. The National Audubon Society was thrilled with Olivia’s offer to help. G. Olivia shares information about her goals on a social networking website.

第三部分: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,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。 第一节: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,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。 When my son Gene was about 12 years old, I started helping him learn to and asked him to money was 45 42 eggs from him. However, he would have to buy chicken would be his to keep. Gene was 44 41 . I bought twenty chickens 43 47 . 49 the

them. I told him that they would be his own chickens and we would 46 , thinking he would make his first 48

with the money he made from the eggs. Whatever

After several weeks’ successful work, I began to the chickens had never 51

that egg production was going down. I 50 52

nothing about it. Then one night, Gene told me he didn’t have

money to buy the feed. He said eggs. 54 . It

a meal and he could not figure out why some of them had stopped 53 the amount of feed he had given the chickens. He was 55 what he had done. After a long 57 56

Then I asked him if he had

was like he did not think anyone would ever

, he said yes.

He thought he would make more money if he gave them

food. I asked him, “Did you fool the chickens?” 58 . I was dumbfounded(惊呆) at the 59 of

I was just astonished at the question in my own

it. Yes, you can fool everyone else, but you cannot “fool the chickens”, because out, as the saying goes, “What goes around comes around.” 41. A. cook 42. A. take care of 43. A. save 44. A. nest 45. A. given back 46. A. thrilled 47. A. deal B. share B. observe B. borrow B. soup B. picked up B. worried B. contribution C. count C. train C. buy C. meat C. left over C. satisfied C. fortune D. work D. play with D. keep D. feed

60 , you will find

D. brought in D. discour aged D. choice

48. A. hear 49. A. said 50. A. private 51. A. missed 52. A. eating 53. A. balanced 54. A. delighted 55. A. forgive 56. A. silence 57. A. heavy 58. A. life 59. A. explanation 60. A. in this respect

B. notice B. found B. honest B. wasted B. laying B. checked out B. shocked B. allow B. absence B. fresher B. job B. significance B. in the end

C. predict C. thought C. pocket C. enjoyed C. gathering C. cut down C. tired C. discuss C. discussion C. less C. case C. trick

D. imagine D. recalled D. enough D. finished D. hiding D. measured D. disappointed D. know D. preparation D. solid D. mind D. example

C. on the contrary D. in addition

第Ⅱ卷(50分) 第四部分:单词拼写(共10小题,满分15分) 阅读下面短文,按照句子结构的语法性和上下文连贯的要求,在空格处填入一个适当的词或者括号中词语的正确 形式填空,并将答案填写在答题卡上。 One day, Nick invited his friends to supper. He was cooking some delicious food in the kitchen. Suddenly, he 61. (find) that he had run out of salt. So Nick called to his son, “Go to the village and buy too little.” some salt, but pay a fair price for it: neither too much 62.

His son looked surprised. “I can understand why I shouldn’t pay too much, Father, but if I can pay less, 63. not save a bit of money?” (reason) thing to do in a big city, but it could destroy a small

“That would be a very 64. village like ours,” Nick said. Nick’s guests, 65.

had heard their conversation, asked why they should not buy salt more a lower price

cheaply if they could. Nick replied, “The only reason a man w ould sell salt 66. showing a lack of respect 67. it.” “But such a small thing couldn’t 68. (possible) destroy a village.”

would be because he was desperate for money. And anyone who took advantage of that situation would be the sweat and struggle of the man who worked very hard to produce


“In the beginning, there was only 69. added a little, always 70. we have ended up today.

very small amount of unfairness in the world, but everyone

(think) that it was only small and not very important, and look where

第五部分:写作(共两节,满分35分) 第一节:短文改错(共10分) 此题要求改正所给短文中的错误。 假定英语课上老师要求同桌之间交换修改作文,请你修改你同桌写的以下作文。文中共有10处语言错误,每句 中最多有两处。每处错误仅涉及一个单词的增加、删除或修改。 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:在错的词下面划一横线,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。 The new term is coming! It’s time for school. Last term, I make little effort on my English, but my grades were not satisfying. During the holiday, I realized English was of great important and made up my mind to make a progress. My plan goes as follows: for one thing, I will learn new words for at little 20 minutes every morning and recite a 100-word paragraph; for another, I will try to be actively in class. Besides, on my spare time, I will read more books about different topics open my mind. I think I can improve me a lot in this way, because that there is a will, there is a way. 第二节:书面表达(满分25分) 遵义四中英文报正举办“The Season I Like Best”的征文活动,请用英文写一篇短文投稿,内容应包括: 1.你最喜欢的季节; 2.你喜欢该季节的两条理由(如:气候、景色、活动、感受??) 。 注意: 1. 词数 100 左右; 2. 题目已为你写好; 3. 行文连贯,语篇完整; 4. 文中不得透露个人真实信息。

The Season I Like Best

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范文: The Season I Like Best If you ask me which season I like best, my answer is spring. On the one hand, spring is the most beautiful season in a year because many kinds of flowers start to come out again, which are colorful. All the places around me are covered with green, making my life full of energy. On the other hand, I like spring because I can enjoy Spring Festival. It is known to us that the Spring Festival is the most important festival in China, which comes in January or February. On that day, people eat delicious dumplings and wish a good luck. What’s more, I can get lucky money from my parents and buy some books which I like.