天津一中 2011-2012-1 高二年级期末考试英语学科试卷 第一卷
I. 听力(共 20 小题，每题 0.5 分，满分 10 分) 第一节 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. When does the school begin? A. At 7:30. B. At 8:00. C. At 8:30. 2. What is Bill doing now? A. He is listening to the radio. B. He’s talking on the phone. C. He’s staying in hospital. 3. What does the man advise the woman to do? A. To buy a second bicycle. B. To buy a used bicycle. C. To buy a new bicycle. 4. Who is the man? A. A waiter. B. A hotel receptionist. C. A taxi driver. 5. Why couldn’t the man get through? A. The woman’s telephone was out of order. B. The woman’s receiver wasn’t put in the right place. C. The receiver of the telephone was broken. 第二节 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，你都有时间阅读各个小题，每小题 5 秒钟；听完后，各小题将给出 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 6-8 题。 6. Where does this conversation take place? A. At a restaurant. B. At the man’s home. C. At a hotel. 7. What present does the woman give the man? A. A bamboo basket. B. Some sweets. C. Some bamboo. 8. What is the woman’s nationality? A. Chinese. B. American. C. English. 听第 7 段材料，回答 9-11 题。 9. What do you think Robert Redford is? A. An actor. B. Their friend. C. The man’s boss. 10. What will the speakers do Friday night?
A. Go to a restaurant. B. Have a dinner with friends. C. Go to the New State. 11. What will the speakers do before they go out to the movie on Saturday? A. Meet Daniel and Jennifer. B. Play tennis. C. Have a big dinner outside. 听第 8 段材料，回答 12-14 题。 12. What is the entrance charge? A. About 35 pounds. B. About 100 pounds. C. About 135 pounds. 13. When does the conversation take place? A. In the morning. B. In the afternoon. C. In the evening. 14. Which room is the man living in? A. Room 634. B. Room 624. C. Room 436. 听第 9 段材料，回答 15-17 题。 15. What did the woman warn the man not to do? A. Not to buy gifts for Japanese. B. Not to buy “4” of anything for Japanese. C. Not to buy pen sets for Japanese. 16. What did the man buy at last? A. A pen and a pencil. B. Two pen sets. C. Four pens. 17. What can we know about the man from the conversation? A. He will go to Japan on business. B. He will live with a Japanese family for some time. C. He will go to Japan to see his relatives. 听第 10 段材料，回答 18-20 题。 18. What kind of name is St. Louis? A. A Spanish name. B. A French name. C. An Indian name. 19. What does the speaker try to tell people? A. A lot of city names are Spanish names. B. Indians have too many different names. C. It’s interesting to study city names. 20. What does the speaker lead us to believe? A. Indians like to name big cities. B. Our cities were all named by the same people. C. Names can tell us the history of our country in a way. II. 单项选择（共 20 小题，每题 1 分，满分 20 分） 21. Many students made _______ fun of Jenny because she spent 3 days making _______
list of the things she would take for the spring outing. A. the, a B. a, the C. /, a D. /, / 22. America is now troubled with financial problems, and the same is true _______ some European countries. A. about B. of C. in D. with 23. I have no experience related to _______, since it’s the first time for me to handle such a problem. A. call upon B. live on C. take on D. draw upon 24. –The manager says the meeting will be cancelled. –_______She just means it will be put off. A. Forget it. B. Good idea. C. It’s my guess. D. You’re missing the point. 25. I don’t mind what he said, but _______ was his attitude towards me that made me angry. A. this B. it C. that D. which 26. When the foreign guest arrived, I found him speaking good Chinese. I _______ his speech into Chinese the night before. A. needn’t translate B. didn’t need to translate C. needn’t have translated D. didn’t need translating 27. As a photographer he always has his camera ready _______ he sees something that might make a good picture. A. so that B. as long as C. in case D. only if 28. –He is crazy about computer games. –It isn’t surprising _______ he isn’t doing well in his study recently. A. whether B. that C. why D. what 29. Such an unfair thing drove him beyond the limits of his patience. He struck the table and _______to his feet. A. rose B. set C. stood D. helped 30. –Have you watched the nine o’clock news? –No. I ______ my homework at home all the morning. A. had done B. have done C. did D. have been doing 31. Listening to music is a good way to help us get some _______ from work pressure. A. safety B. relief C. pleasure D. comfort 32. –Look at the weeds and wildness now! –Hard to _______ that the scene was once so grand. A. know B. realize C. imagine D. find 33. Many singers have opened their micro blogs, _______ they share ideas and feelings with their fans. A. which B. where C. when D. that 34. The suggestion that is worth _______ is that the students should learn something practical. A. being considered B. to be considered C. to consider D. considering
35. –I’d like your help tomorrow. –No problem, but can you be more _______ so that I can make advance preparations? A. serious B. brief C. formal D. specific 36. The new law seems _______. Few people are seen smoking in public places now. A. to be worked B. to work C. to have worked D. being worked 37. I’m not sure whether I’ll succeed in persuading her to join us. _______, I’ll try my best to make it. A. In addition B. Anyhow C. Otherwise D. Therefore 38. I was doing some shopping in the supermarket ________ it suddenly occurred to me that I’d left my wallet at home. A. when B. while C. until D. before 39. There was a shipping accident at that part of the river just now, but _______ no one died or got hurt. A. unluckily B. fortunately C. unnaturally D. roughly 40. –You should have voiced you opinions at the meeting. –_______Who cared what I would say? A. I didn’t get it. B. Or really? C. That’s a good point. D. So what? III. 完形填空（共 20 小题，每题 1 分，满分 20 分） My grandmother's eightieth birthday was approaching and I was at a loss as to what to give her. She had recently moved into a nursing home and didn’t have room for___41___ things. She insisted that she didn’t need a thing. ___42___, I came up with an idea. In her ___43___ card, I sent her a gift certificate (礼券) for “A letter a ___44___ for the next year!” It was a big___45___. I knew that she’d love to ___46___ what was going on in my life. The letter gift certificate was a big ___47___. She got fifty-two letters that first year. Some were ___48___ and filled with homesickness. Others were short and newsy. More than once what she ___49___ was just a funny card with a few short___50___. All showed her that I was thinking of her regularly. ___51___ her next birthday came around, she asked for another letter gift certificate. ___52___, that’s also what she wanted next eight birthdays. For nine years I wrote her. She was rarely able to ___53___ back. I flew home annually to ___54___ and soon realized that the entire nursing home staff knew all the details of my ___55___, as more and more often they were ___56___ the letters to her. My ___57___ letter arrived the day after her death. I felt I had given her the best gift I could. What I hadn’t counted on (指望) was how her gift would come full circle to me. Months later, while ___58___ her things, my dad found a box full of letters from me. Those letters were filled with moments and pictures I had completely forgotten. She ___59___ those memories for me in my letters. Sometimes our gifts to others come back to us in ___60___ways.
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lovely B. expensive C. extra D. unimportant Finally B. Hopefully C. Fortunately D. Surprisingly invitation B. Christmas C. greeting D. birthday month B. week C. day D. season lie B. deal C. problem D. promise face B. feel C. hear D. tell joke B. hit C. mistake D. challenge long B. boring C. interesting D. formal sold B. sent C. received D. held notes B. questions C. tips D. lines Although B. As C. If D. Unless In fact B. In general C. After all D. Above all turn B. write C. step D. look work B. hunt C. visit D. cook life B. husband C. vacation D. business writing B. sending C. handing D. reading short B. handwriting C. open D. last seeing through B. going through C. throwing away D. taking away saved B. lost C. broke D. refreshed practical B. funny C. unexpected D. similar
IV. 阅读理解（共 20 小题，每题 1.5 分，满分 30 分）
“Mum, what does it mean when someone tells you that they have a skeleton （骨骼）in the closet（衣橱）?” Jessica asked. “A skeleton in the closet?” her mother paused thoughtfully. “Well, it’s something that you would rather not have anyone else know about. For example, if in the past, someone in Dad’s family had been arrested for stealing a horse, it would be ‘a skeleton in his family’s closet’. He really wouldn’t want any neighbor to know about it. ” “Why pick on my family?” Jessica’s father said with anger. “Your family history isn’t so good, you know. Wasn’t your great-great-grandfather a prisoner who was transported to Australia for his crimes? ” “Yes, but people these days say that you are not a real Australian unless your ancestors arrived as prisoners.” “Gosh, sorry I asked. I think I understand now,” Jessica cut in before things grew worse. After dinner, the house was very quiet. Jessica’s parents were still angry each other. Her mother was ironing clothes and every now and then she glared at her husband, who hid behind newspaper pretending to read. When she finished, she gathered the freshly pressed clothes in her arms and walked to Jessica’s closet. Just as she opened the door and reached in to hang a skirt, a bony arm stuck out from the dark depths and a bundle of white bones fell to the floor. Jessica’s mother sank into a faint （晕倒）, waking only when Jessica’s put a cold, wet cloth on her forehead. She looked up to see the worried faces of her husband and daughter. “What happened? Where am I?” she asked. “You just destroyed the school’s
skeleton, Mum,” explained Jessica. “I brought it home to help me with my health project. I meant to tell you, but it seemed that as soon as I mentioned skeletons and closets, it caused a problem between you and Dad. ” Jessica looked in amazement as her parents began to laugh madly. “They’re both crazy,” she thought. 61. According to Jessica’s mother, “a skeleton in the closet” means ________. A. a family honor B. a family secret C. a family story D. a family treasure 62. What can we learn about some Australians’ ancestors from Paragraph 2? A. They were brought to Australia as prisoners. B. They were the earliest people living in Australia. C. They were involved in some crimes in Australia. D. They were not regarded as criminals in their days. 63. Jessica’s mother fell down into a faint because she was _______. A. knocked B. frightened C. injured D. surprised 64. Why did Jessica bring a skeleton home? A. She was curious about it. B. She planned to keep it for fun. C. She needed it for her school task. D. She intended to scare her parents. 65. Jessica’s parents laughed madly at the end of the story probably because_______. A. they were crazy B. they were overexcited C. they realized their misunderstanding D. they both thought they had won the quarrel
A golf tournament (锦标赛) isn't held every day and thus, as an organizer, you have to put on a great show for those who wait for it. Preparations before the Tournament An important thing you need to note down at this stage here is that once you start advertising an event, the event has actually begun for the audience. At this stage, you need to decide what you are going to call this event. You should make the name and the advertisement special, so that people will give them a second look. Depending on your economic situation, you need to decide whether you want to hold this event for amateurs or for experts. The next thing is to choose a proper place to hold the tournament. Plan of Action during the Event While the players are on court, you have to make sure that everything they might need is made available to them. Since golf is a sport that is played in the open, guests should be given drinks from time to time, preferably a drink of their choice. There should also be enough dustbins to keep the court clean. The things the guests need, from extra equipment to drinks, should not be put off for any reason. Announcement of some contests, lucky draws (抽奖) and prizes during the event will
add to the entertainment of the tournament. Another one of the successful golf tournament ideas is an auction(拍卖) of some particular things during the game. You can get some equipment signed from the players. Post Tournament Necessities Now that the tournament is over, you need to keep a small after-party in the form of a dinner. During this party, the guests can actually communicate with the players and congratulate those who won. 66. What can we learn from the second paragraph? A. The event means more to the audience than to the players. B. Only professional players can attend the golf tournament. C. The most important thing for the tournament is advertising. D. It’s important for the organizer to draw the audience’s attention. 67. The following are done before the tournament EXCEPT________. A. choosing a playing field B. organizing an auction C. naming the tournament D. advertising the tournament 68. Which of the following statements is TRUE? A. The guests’ need should be met as soon as possible. B. All the players and audience can attend lucky draws. C. The auction can only sell the equipment of the players. D. Only the players can attend the party after the tournament. 69. Why does the organizer announce the lucky draws and other activities? A. To have fun himself. B. To earn more money. C. To please the audience. D. To attract more players. 70. The passage is mainly written to ________. A. introduce what a golf tournament is B. call on people to join in golf tournaments C. introduce how to organize a golf tournament D. share the experience of attending golf tournaments with readers
I finished my last evening shift of the week and could hardly wait to get home. I took off my nursing shoes, relaxed and then said goodnight to the rest of the girls and headed out of the door. It was so cold and I could see the ice crystals in the air. As I approached my car, I saw one of my coworkers standing by the bus stop. I thought it would only take a couple of extra minutes to give her a ride home, and besides, it was too cold to be standing outside on the coldest night in January. We chatted as I drove and before we knew it, we arrived at her house. As she headed up the steps to her door she turned around. “Do you know how to get to your house from here?” “How hard can it be? I’ll just backtrack the way I came.” I started driving. Nothing looked familiar, but at first that didn’t bother me since I’d never been to this neighborhood before. I kept driving, and soon I sensed
that something was wrong. I recognized nothing, not the neighborhoods, not even the street names. My husband would be worried about me. I looked down at my watch. It was now 2:30. I’d left work at 11:30 pm. I stopped my car. I thought I’d better take stock of my situation. My gas gauge (汽油量表) was slowly going down. In total defeat I put my head down on the steering wheel and asked for help. I lifted my head. I saw a shadow down the road in front of me. It was a car. What was a car doing in the middle of nowhere at 2:30 in the morning? Hesitantly, I got out of my car and knocked on the window of the other car. An elderly man slowly rolled his window down. I said, “I’m lost and don’t know how to get back into town.” In silence, he started driving. I drove behind him. Finally I recognized a familiar street. As I turned to head home, I lost sight of my guiding angel. When I pulled into my driveway the warning light for my gas tank turned on. 71. The first paragraph tells us that the writer _______. A. lived near her workplace B. used to go home by bus C. worked in a woman’s hospital D. had been working at night for a week 72. Why did the writer stop her car? A. To consider and judge the situation. B. To check whether there was gas. C. To prevent the car breaking down. D. To turn to somebody for help. 73. How did the old man help the writer? A. He told her the way to the town. B. He led her by driving in front. C. He called the police to help her. D. He sent her to her home with his car. 74. When the writer got home, _______. A. she thanked the old man very much B. her husband was waiting for her anxiously C. the oil in her car was just going to run out D. she was totally frozen on the cold night 75. What might be the suitable title for the passage? A. Keep up and you will succeed at last. B. Meeting a friendly old man in trouble. C. Giving a ride to my coworker at night. D. Losing my way on a cold winter night.
Do you want to improve your memory? Are you struggling to remember names and faces as you get older? Try picking up the phone and speaking to someone. Scientists have found that holding a simple conversation could be just as effective as playing popular “brain-training” games that have reproduced a multi-million pound industry. Researchers compared 36 studies on memory exercises performed between 1970 and 2007. Some studies suggested both healthy older adults and those with mild cognitive
impairment (轻度认知缺陷) could remember words better after some memory training.
However, other studies found this improvement was matched by those who were asked to hold a discussion about art. The finding that social interaction could be just as effective at keeping memory loss from getting worse comes after Age Concern warned more than a million people aged over 65 living alone in their own homes. The charity warned solitary lifestyles were a ‘silent disease’ spreading through the nation quickly. Dr. Martin said most people experienced a cognitive decline (下降) in old age. This can include memory loss and inability to plan, pay close attention or perform tasks as quickly as before. The normal rate of decline seems to speed up in some people, leading to a condition called mild cognitive impairment, which some researchers see as a reason for developing mental diseases later in life. Although several studies have suggested that brain-training exercises could delay signs of cognitive decline, the studies and the types of training have many different kinds. The findings do not mean that longer, more intense or different exercises might not be effective, but that those which have been reported thus far have only limited effect. Dr. Martin concluded researchers needed to improve the way they used their studies to eventually determine ways of preventing cognitive decline in old age. 76. What’s the main idea of Paragraph 1? A. People should play more “brain-training” games. B. Training has a great effect on our health. C. Having conversation can improve memory. D. People have no ways to improve memory. 77. What does the underlined word “solitary” probably mean? A. Unhealthy. B. Alone. C. Lacking patience. D. Enjoying being old. 78. Mild cognitive impairment can cause people to _______. A. have mental diseases B. develop physical diseases C. worry about the coming of old age D. escape from the reality in life 79. What message can be implied in the passage? A. Most people suffer from memory loss. B. There are more social problems to be settled at present. C. No one can prevent old age from coming. D. Whether “brain-training” exercises have a great effect on memory is not sure. 80. The passage would be of great help to ______. A. children B. housewives C. elderly people D. bad-tempered people 第二卷 第一节 词汇（共 10 小题；每题 1 分，满分 10 分） 请按首字母或括号中的中文提示用单词的适当形式填空。
81. The ________________(优势) you have is that you are quite confident. 82. She fulfilled her ________________(雄心) to become the first woman to run the 10,000 metres in under 30 minutes. 83. In the city, there are many college students doing ________________(自愿的) work to help those in need. 84. Rainy weather always ___________________(使沮丧) me. 85. The flight will be announced soon. _________________(同时), please remain seated. 86. The p_______________ of this meeting is to elect a new chairman. 87. It is good manners for her to a_________________ to the host for not being able to attend the party. 88. As is to known to all, the dinosaurs (恐龙)have been e_______________ for millions of years. 89. Last month, our company p_______________ the land for 10 million yuan to build a big mall. 90. I’m interested in the job you advertised in today’s newspaper. Is it still v____________? 第二节 翻译句子（共 20 空，每空 0.5 分，满分 10 分） 按所给中文将句子补充完整，注意所填词语的正确形式。 91. 在大多数情况下，孩子提出的问题都没有被成人认真地对待。 In most of the cases, the problems put forward by a child are not __________ _________ by adults. 92. 史密斯先生更换了电话号码，所以不可能联系上他了。 Mr. Smith changed his phone number, so it was impossible to _________ _________ _________ him. 93. 这所学校的学生数量在增加。 The number of the students in this school is__________ ___________ ___________. 94. 杰桑?索南达杰为拯救藏羚羊献出了生命，令大家深深感动。 Jiesang Suonandajie __________ ___________ __________ to save the antelopes, __________made many people ___________ __________. 95. 近几年来，3G 手机在青年人中已成为时尚。 The 3G cell phones __________ ___________ ___________ ___________ among young people in recent years. 96. 我们非常关注这个故事引发的问题。 We are much ___________ ___________ the issues raised by the story. 【注】 ：交卷时只交答题卡及答题纸
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参考答案 第一卷 I．听力（10%） 1-5 ACBCB 6-10 BAAAB II．单项选择（20%） 21-25 CBDDB 26-30 CCBAD III．完形填空 （20%） 41-45 CADBD 46-50 CBACD IV．阅读理解 （30%） 61-65 BABCC 66-70 DBACC 第二卷 第一节 词汇（10%） 81. advantage 82. ambition Meanwhile 86. purpose 87. apologize
83. voluntary 88. extinct
第二节 翻译句子（10%） 91. taken seriously 92. make contact with 93. on the increase 94. gave his life , which, deeply moved 95. have come into fashion 96. concerned about
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