Class: Name: Marks： （满分100分）
一. 单项选择 （共10小题，计10分）
( )1. — Why do you look sad?
— Everyone will go to the party me.
A. except B. with
C. besides D. against
( )2. — What’s your ?
— I think we should get a tent first.
A. job B.suggestion
C. dream D.trade
( )3. — When I amback from work, I prefer to lie in the sofa and listen to some soft music.
— That’s a good way to help you get .
A. excited B.nervous
C. relaxed D.worried
( )4. — To attend aconcert, you are to shut off your mobilephone.
— Thanks for telling me about it.
A. allowed B.expected
C. accepted D.invited
( )5. — Can youguess who is Tom Green from the photos?
— He is in thepicture . I know he greets new friendsby bowing.
( )6. — I seldomkeep on my computer for more thanan hour.
— Is that so? But you seem to be comfortable games on your iPad for hours.
A. working;playing B. working; play
C. to work;playing D. to work; play
( )7. — TheBrazilian football star, Neymar, didn’t play well in the 2014 World Cup.
— But he tried his best. , it was his first World Cup.
A. In all B.At all
C. Afterall D. Above all
( )8. — Nobodyexcept Jim and Lucy that island.
— That’s true. Only they can be the guides.
A. has been to B.has gone to
C. have beento D.have gone to
( )9. — In Western countries, it is impolite toask a lady .
— Yeah. It sounds like a rude question.
A. what her job is
B. what her age is
C. if she enjoysher holiday
D. what shethinks of a movie
( )10. — I am sorryfor being late for the party, James.
— We have just started.
A. What apity! B.How come?
C. You’rewelcome. D. It’s no big deal.
“Mable, Mabel, strongand able, keep your elbows off the table.” My mom taught me this rhyme (韵文) 11 Iwas only 3 or 4 years old. It told me 12 table manners.
Each country I havetraveled to seems to have lots of rules. 13 them can be so hard that it can bring you aheadache.
When you are in Canadaor America, don’t forget to put your napkin (餐巾)on your lap. But in
As I grew up, I heard mydad tell me about good manners again and again. To eat properly, one should situp 18 and carefully bring the fork to his or hermouth.
When I first moved to
( )11. A. when B. until C. because D. whether
( )12. A. polite B. possible C.comfortable D. interesting
( )13. A. Following B. Realizing C. Forgetting D.Avoiding
( )14. A. hardly B.even C. seldom D. already
( )15. A. warned B.supposed C. forced D.recalled
( )16. A. gentle B. important C.rude D. impatient
( )17. A. waiter B. host C. cook D.guest
( )18. A. directly B. forward C.straight D. backward
( )19. A. bought B.made C. sold D. ate
( )20. A. put down B. take out C.put away D. pick up
An Arab (阿拉伯人)was walking through the Sahara desert. He was dying for water. Then he sawsomething far off in the distance. The Arab hoped to find water, so he walkedtowards the image. To his disappointment (失望),he only found a little old Jewish man sitting behind a card table. On the tablethere were some ties.
The Arab asked, “Please,I’m really thirsty. Can I have some water?”
The man replied, “Idon’t have any water, but why don’t you buy a tie? Here’s one that goes nicelywith your clothes.”
The Arab shoutedangrily, “I don’t want a tie. I just need water!”
“OK, don’t buy a tie.But to show you what a nice guy I am, I’ll tell you that over that hill thereis a nice restaurant 4 miles away from here. Walk that way, and they’ll giveyou all the water you want.”
The Arab thanked him andwalked away towards the hill and finally disappeared.
Three hours later theArab came back. He crawled (爬行)to the man who was still sitting at his card table. He said, “I told you thenice restaurant was over that hill. Didn’t you find it?”
The Arab answered in adying voice, “I found it alright, but they wouldn’t let me in. They said I wassupposed to wear a tie.”
( )21. The Arab found that a little old Jewishman was sitting behind a card table on the hill.
( )22. The Arab felt happy when the old Jewishman asked him to buy a tie.
( )23. The Arab was told that he could getwater in a restaurant.
( )24. The Arab came back to thank the oldJewish man.
( )25. The Arab walked about 4 miles in totalto get water.
My favorite joke was the one played on an old workmate called James. He was always late into the office. He was told to be early the next morning (on April 1st, of course) because his team was going to hold an important meeting. Of course, when he got into the meeting room, his team head said he was April Fool. But at least it got him into work on time for a change!
My students prepared a fake (假装的) fight in the class. They started to argue in front of me. That was terrible. When I got angry, they revealed their joke plan.
When I was younger, the day before my 8th birthday party, April Fool’s Day obviously, my parents told me that the party would be put off because nobody could come. I began to cry until my parents told me that they were joking as it was April Fool’s Day!
My dad was on a flight to
( )26. James used to .
A. go to work early
B. work as ameeting host
C. be late for work
D. like playingjokes on his workmates
( )27. Whosebirthday is around April Fool’s Day?
A. Michael’s. B.Richard’s.
C.Rachel’s. D. Alex’s.
( )28. Alex’s fatherwas fooled by .
A. the pilot B.his friends
C. the son D.his workmates
Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011) is considered to be of greatimportance in the world film industry (行业). She made over sixty filmsduring her long career
(事业) in Hollywood. She got so many specialnames, such as “the Legendary film star in
She was the first person who got over one million dollarsfor her playing the queen of
by Motion Picture Association of America.
She volunteered to help the patients of AIDs. In 1985, shehelped create amfAR, the American Foundation for AIDS Research. In 1991 shestarted the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation. The organization helps peoplearound the world who are living with AIDS.
She was very kind and upright. Many old actors andactresses, including
Elizabeth Taylor died of heart failure at the age of 79.It’s said that the actress was always known not only for her beauty, successand jewelry, but for her extreme intelligence, independence, courage andvoluntary care for others.
( )29. ElizabethTaylor was the first person who .
A. won the OscarAward
B. gave ananti-war speech in public
C. earned overone million dollars for her acting in Cleopatra
D. created the American Foundation for AIDSResearch
( )30. ElizabethTaylor gave a speech calling for in 1988.
A.stopping the war
B. fighting with
C.caring for others
D. helping thepatients of AIDs
( )31. According toParagraph 3, Elizabeth Taylor was .
A. popular B. silly C.hard-working D. charitable
A new study shows that some websites like Facebook canaffect how we understand the happiness of other people.
Students at a university in the
Researchers asked 425 students if other people had betterand happier lives than them. Then they asked them how long they had beenFacebook users and how many hours a week they spent following (关注)Facebook friends.
They found the students who spent more time on Facebook weremore likely (更有可能) to think other people’slives were happier and better. This was especially true among students who hadmore strangers on their Facebook accounts (账户).They’re thinking their own lives are not as interesting as other people’s.
A psychologist says it’s easy to think Facebook friends arealways very happy because they don’t tell people negative things on Facebook.They only tell people positive ones. “Don’t spend a lot of time just looking atother people’s positive things. Enjoy your own happiness and find who your truefriends are and who really cares about you,” the psychologist also says.
( )32. According tothe new study, Facebook can ______.
A. help itsusers know who their true friends are
B. help peoplehave more interesting lives
C. affect itsusers’ happiness
D. affect howits users understand the happiness of other people
( )33. In the thirdparagraph, the writer mentioned ______ questions asked by the researchers.
A. two B. three C.four D. five
( )34. Heavy users ofFacebook are more likely to ______.
B. meet truefriends
C. tell peoplenegative things on Facebook
D. think theirlives are not as interesting as others’
( )35. Why do peoplethink their Facebook friends live happier lives?
A. Because theyonly see the positive sides of their Facebook friends.
B. Because theyhave terrible lives.
C. Because they depend on their Facebookfriends too much.
D. Because theirfriends don’t care about them.
The tickets tothe movie have been .
The bridge was during the World War II.
You must arriveat the gate of our school .
Whether theyinvite you or not, you’d better in the meeting.
Till now, westill believe that Tom the big fire in the forest.
mad just basic impolite visitor
shut mistake effort avoid mean
You don’t need to speakFrench to understand the Parisians (people living in
need to know how to make gestures (手势).A new guide has come out by French tourism (旅游业)officials. It is to help foreign (42) understand Parisians with a list of common gestures like “(43) up” and “Wait a minute”. These gestures are easy and vivid (生动的).
“If you use them in Paris, people will start to (44) you for a native,” says the online guide at www. cestsoparis. com.
Some of the city’s (45) native people in Paris have been a headache for the tourism authorities (旅游当局)for a long time. They have made a(n) (46) to ask Parisians to be friendlier to foreigners. At the same time, they havedecided to show visitors some (47)
gestures at www.cestsoparis.com. Visitors can learn and get help there.
The website includes thecommon gestures such as “Bof” and “Camembert”. “Bof” (48)
“I don’t know” or “I disagree”, and “Camembert” is to tell someone to stoptalking.
And it also includes a note,which warns visitors to (49) using the gestures too freely. “Wrong gestures may make others go (50) easily,” says the online guide.
It was a lovely summerday. The sun warmed Kitty Cat’s fur as she ran down the street. Soon Kitty Catmet her friend Barky Dog. “Where are you going, Kitty?” he asked. “And why doyou have a green ribbon (绸带),a red ribbon, a yellow ribbon and a purple ribbon tied to your tail?”
Kitty Cat laughed toherself and said, “Come with me and you will see.”
“All right,” he said. Sothe two friends skipped (跳)down the street. When they came to the grocery store, Kitty Cat stopped. Shegot a shopping cart and went to the fruit and vegetable area. She looked at hertail. Then she put some green cabbages in her cart. She looked at her tailagain and picked out some red tomatoes. Once more she looked at her tail andthen picked out some yellow bananas.
“Now I know what all ofyour ribbons are for, Kitty! They remind you what to buy at the store!” BarkyDog said.
Kitty Cat smiled. “Youhave solved the ribbon mystery!” she said. “You’ve known what three of myribbons reminded me to buy. But can you guess what the purple ribbon is for?”
“Grapes!” shouted BarkyDog.
“You are right,” saidKitty Cat. Then she picked out a kilo of purple grapes and put them in hercart.
Kitty Cat paid for herfood. “Thank you for helping me with my shopping,” she said to her friend.
“Shopping with you wasfun and different. No shopping list!” Barky Dog said.
“You do not need onesince you have a tail too!” Kitty Cat laughed.
51. When did this storyhappen?
On a .
52. How many ribbonswere tied to Kitty Cat’s tail?
53. How many grapes didKitty Cat buy?
54. Why were ribbonstied to Kitty Cat’s tail?
Because they could .
55. Does Barky Dog needa shopping list according to Kitty Cat?
A: Hey, Damon. (56) You are supposed to be on the plane to Beijing now.
A: How come? You left home two hours ago.
B: Yes, I did. I took a taxi to the airport.I left my suitcase in the taxi. (58)
A: Were all your things in the suitcase?
B: No, my ticket and phone were in mypocket, but there was an important file in the suitcase.
B: I called the taxi company. And the taxidriver sent the suitcase back.
B: Well, I’ve called my colleague and I willtake our manager’s car to
What did you do then?
When did you get there?
By the time I realized it, the taxi had gone.
Why did you go there by taxi?
So, what are you going to do?
I didn’t catch it.
A: What happened? (61) ?The meeting has finished.
B: My alarm clock didn’t go off and Ioverslept.
A: (62) ?
B: By taxi, of course. I didn’t want to missthe meeting.
A: (63) ! The meeting just finishedfive minutes ago.
B: Did the director say anything important?
A: Yes. (64) . You can have a look at it.
B: Thank you.
A: (65) . He’s in his office now.
B: OK, I’ll go to see him right now! I hopehe is not angry with me.
1-5 ABCBA 6-10 ACABD 11-15 AAABB
16-20 CBCDD 21-25 BBABB
26-30 CCACA 31-35 DDBDA
36. sold out 37.broken down 38. on time 39. show up 40.set off
41. just 42. visitors 43. Shut 44. mistake 45. impolite
46. effort 47. basic 48. means 49. avoid 50. mad
51. sunnysummer day 52. Four 53. A kilo
54. remind herwhat to buy at the store
55. No, hedoesn’t
56. What’s wrong?
57. I didn’t catch it.
58. By the time I realized it, the taxi had gone.
59. What did you do then?
60. So, what are you going to do?
61. Why are you late
62. How did you get here
63. What a pity
64. Here is my notebook
65. By the way, the director asked you to see him when youcome
First of all, you should be polite and grateful enough. It is always agood practice to say“please” and “thank you”. Then, you are supposed to keep quiet while eating. Always eat withyour mouth closed. And you are also supposed to be patient. It’s impoliteto reach your hand across the table for any food. Remember to sit up straightwith your elbows off the table. And it is also thought to be impolite to eatwith your hat on.