安徽省高二普通高中学业水平测试英语试卷

第二部分知识运用 (共两节,满分20分)

第一节单项填空(共10小题;每小题1分,满分10分)

从A、B、C、D四个选项中,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项,并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。

21. Mr. Li is ______chairman of the meeting.

A. a

B. the

C. /

D. an

22. I am afraid Mrs. Liu won?t quite _________ of you being here.

A. approve

B. inform

C. agree

D. instead

23. With his work _________, he went home happily.

A. finishing

B. to finish

C. finished

D. had finished

24. She had three sons, and all __________ became doctors.

A. who

B. whose

C. of them

D. of whom

25. The little girl couldn?t work the problem out. She wasn?t ____ cl ever.

A. that

B. much

C. enough

D. too

26. Both the secretary and the manager _____agreed to attend the meeting.

A. has

B. have

C. are

D. was

27. Tom as well as two of his classmates _____invited to the party.

A. was

B. were

C. have been

D. had been

28. Either you or I _____going to the teachers… office after class.

A. am

B. is

C. are

D. will

29. The wet weather will continue tomorrow when a cold front ______ to arrive.

A. is expected

B. is expecting

C. expects

D. will be expected

30. The secretary and manager ____very busy now.

A. is

B. are

C. was

D. were

第二节:完形填空(共10小题;每小题1分,满分10分)

阅读下面短文,掌握其大意,然后从第31至第40小题所给的A、B、C、D 四个选项中,选出最佳选项,并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。

Years ago, I lived in a building in a large city. The building next door was 31 a few feet away from mine. There was a woman who lived there, whom I had never met, yet I could see her seated by her 32 each afternoon, sewing or reading.

33 several months had gone by, I began to notice that her window was dirty. Everything was 34 through the dirty window. I would say to myself, "I wonder why that woman doesn't wash her window. It really looks terrible."

One bright morning I 35 to clean my flat, including washing the window on the inside.

Late in the afternoon when I finished the cleaning, I sat down by the window with a cup of coffee for a rest. What a surprise! 36 the way, the woman sitting by her window was clearly visible. Her window was clean!

Then it dawned on me. I had been 37 her dirty window, but all the time I was watching hers through my own dirty window.

That was quite an important 38 for me. How often had I looked at and criticized others through the dirty window of my 39 , through my own shortcomings?

Since then, whenever I wanted to 40 someone, I asked myself first, "Am I looking at him through my own dirty window?"

Then I try to clean the window of my own world so that I may see the world about me more clearly.

31. A. just B. only C. even D. still

32. A. window B. door C. house D. table

33. A. Before B. Because C. While D. After

34. A. dirty B. unclear C. ugly D. funny

35. A. wanted B. managed C. decided D. promised

36. A. Across B. In C. Through D. By

37. A. watching B. criticizing C. looking D. observing

38. A. lesson B. thing C. day D. story

39. A. eyes B. mind C. thought D. heart

40. A. help B. trouble C. judge D. dislike

第三部分阅读理解(共一大题,满分40分)

阅读理解(共20小题;每小题2分,满分40分)

阅读下列短文,从每小题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中,选出一个最佳选项。

A

Father?s Day is a fairly new celebration in Britain compared with Mother?s Day, which has been a very popular and well celebrated festival in the UK for a very long time.

Father?s Day was first celebrated in America, and it came from the actions of a man named William Smart. He used to be in the army during the US Civil War and his wife died when giving birth to their sixth child. He raised six children alone without marrying again, which was unusual back in those days.

His daughter, Sonora Dodd, realized when she was an adult what her father had done for his children. It was in the early 1900s and she was actually at church one day, listening to a talk on Mother?s Day.She thought there should be a Father?s Day celebration. And so the tradition was born, on the third Sunday every June, close to the anniversary(纪念日) of Sonora?s father?s death.

Britain took the idea of Father?s Day from the American celebration and it has been celebrated officially since the 1970s. Father?s Day is never quite such a big event in business as Mother?s Day, probably because it hasn?t existed for so long.

41. ___suggested that there should be a Father?s Day celebration.

A. William Smart

B. Sonora Dodd

C. The Americans

D. The English

42. William Smart died nearly on the ___ Sunday of June.

A. first

B. second

C. third

D. fourth

43. Sonora Dodd came to know what her father had done for them when ___.

A. she grew up

B. her father died

C. the Civil War ended

D. her mother died

44. The best title for this passage is “___”.

A. A British Festival

B. Father?s Day

C. The US Civil War

D. Mother?s Day

45. From the passage, we can infer that Father?s Day ___.

A. was officially celebrated in Britain in the 1900s

B. has a much longer history than Mother?s Day

C. is more popular than Mother?s Day in the UK

D. is less valuable in business than Mother?s Day

B

I was born in New York, but I grew up in San Francisco. I began to live in London 25 years ago. If I am asked now where I want to live forever, I would say London. But I will always be an American.

San Francisco, like London and Sydney, has many parks. Every day my sisters and I were taken to play in the parks as children. I didn?t go to sc hool. I only had three hours of formal education when I was five. I was sent to school in the morning but6 came home at noon on the first day. I said I didn?t enjoy it and I hadn?t learn anything.

My parents thought that school was unsuitable for me. They agreed with me, so I never went back to school.

Then my mother taught me and my two sisters at home, in the way of an English lady who had good education. We learned languages and reading more than sciences and math. Sometimes she taught us herself, but we also had other teachers. They asked us to take lessons every day. About once a week we walked to Golden Gate Park. While we were walking, my mother taught me to read music. One day I noticed a little toy train in the window of a shop and I remember now ho w I?d like to have it. I couldn?t say “r” when I was small. My mother said if I could say an “r” well, I would have the toy train. I practiced and practiced. Then one morning I woke everybody up with my “r”s. I got the toy train. I usually get the things I want in life but I work hard for them.

46. From the passage, we know that the author would like to live in ___ best.

A. San Francisco

B. New York

C. London

D. Sydney

47. The author didn?t go to school because ___.

A. his parents didn?t think formal e ducation was right for him

B. both his parents wanted him to go to school in England

C. he couldn?t get on well with the other children at school

D. his mother thought he should play outdoors in the parks

48.The author received formal school education ___.

A. all his life

B. for 3 hours

C. for 5 years

D. for 25 years

49. The author got the little toy train at last because ___.

A. his mother gave him the money

B. he always tried his best to read music

C. he wanted to get it very much

D. his mother was pleased with his progress

50. The passage tells us it?s important to ___ to get what you want.

A. work hard

B. go to school

C. read music

D. say “r”s well

C

“Christmas comes but once a year.” Is a familiar phrase, and indeed for many people the 25th of December is the most important day of the year.

But for one British man once a year is not enough. Andy Park, who is better known by his nickname(绰号) Mr. Christmas, has celebrated Christmas every single day for the last 14 years.

The 44-year-old electrical engineer is said to have eaten a full roast dinner every day, and he has had over 5,000 turkeys(火鸡) and around 30,000 roast potatoes in the past fourteen years. He also send himself a Christmas card every day and looks forward to having a present he has bought himself each evening, while watching the Queen?s Speech.

Mr. Park says that he has to spend £150 a week to celebrate Christmas. This year, however, Mr. Park says he is feeling worried because of the financial crisis(金融危机) all over the world, and is gong to cancel his celebrations.

His Christmas habit is putting him into trouble on more than just his wallet. Mr. Park was once warned by his doctor that his Christmas habit could kill him. His daily over-indulgence(沉溺) has caused his weight going up to more than 120 kilograms.

“I?ll never forget the day it started,” said Mr. Park, “the sun was shining, but I was just feeling

fed up and bored, so I went home and put the decorations(装饰品) up. Suddenly I was happy. I thought that was fun. So I did it again the next day, and the day after that,” said Mr. Park.

51. Andy Park is called Mr. Christmas because ___.

A. Christmas Day is important to him

B. he likes eating turkeys

C. he celebrates Christmas every day

D. he is always very happy

52. Andy?s Christmas habit began when he was ___ years old.

A. 14

B. 30

C. 44

D. 58

53. A Christmas card is sent to Mr. Christmas by ___ every day.

A. his parents

B. his children

C. Andy himself

D. the Queen

54. Because of the financial crisis Mr. Park is going to ___.

A. travel all over the world

B. pay a visit to his doctor

C. buy a present for himself

D. give up his Christmas habit

55. The last paragraph is mainly about ___.

A. how Andy?s indulgence with Christmas began

B. why Andy will never forget Christmas Day

C. where Andy put his decorations in his room

D. why Andy was feeling fed up and bored

D

Very often, we have small medical problems that aren?t serious enough to require a visit to the doctor?s office. Problems, such as a sore throat or a stomachache, can often be take care of with medicines available on drug stores. However, many people prefer to treat slight medical problems at home instead of going to a doctor.

For a sore throat, it?s certainly easy to stop by a local drug store and pick up a pack of lozenges(含片). But some people prefer to make special drinks, such as warm milk with honey, or lemon juice and honey. Other people like to wash out their mouths with warm, salty water.

Stomachaches can be treated with medicines that are available at local drug stores, but many people first try drinking soda(苏打水) to settle their stomachs. Another more natural treatment is peppermint(薄荷) tea.

Besides the various cold medicines available, many people treat their colds by having a bowl of homemade chicken soup. Others like to drink hot water with lemon and honey before they go to bed.

Many books offer helpful suggestions for the treatment of small medical problems at home and provide useful information about first-aid. In case of a bee sting(蜇伤), for example, they advise that you put mud or a piece of potato directly on the sting or a little vinegar on the skin so the sting will disappear.

Modern medicine has progressed greatly in the past few years, but there are still times when it?s very convenient to rely on good old home treatment.

56. The underlined word “sore” in the first paragrap h probably means ___.

A. nice

B. clear

C. sweet

D. painful

57. When having a sore throat, you could drink ___ to stop it.

A. chicken soup

B. a little vinegar

C. milk with honey

D. a bottle of soda

58.You can drink peppermint tea when you have a ___.

A. bad cold

B. headache

C. toothache

D. stomachache

59. For bee sting, it?s a good idea to know ____.

A. some home treatment

B. different medicines

C. some famous doctors

D. modern medicine

60. It can be inferred from the passage that ___.

A. home treatment doesn?t work when we have small medical problems

B. some old homer treatment is as useful as treatment in hospitals

C. we have to visit a doctor when having small medical problems

D. people always go to drug stores to solve small medical problems

第Ⅱ卷

第四部分写作(共两大题,满分15分)

以“The Importance of Water”为题,用英语写一篇100词左右的短文,要点如下:

1. 水与生命的关系;

2.水越来越缺乏;

3.水的污染很严重;

4.为了保护水资源,必须采取措施。

_____________________________________________________________________ _______

_____________________________________________________________________ ________

_____________________________________________________________________ ________

_____________________________________________________________________ ________

_____________________________________________________________________ ________

答案:

听力1-5 CBBAB 6-10 AABCA 11-15 CBACB 16. 8:15 17.-20 BACCC

第二部分知识运用(共两节,每小题1分,满分20分)

21--25 CACCA 26--30 BBAAA

31--35 BADBC 36--40 ABADC

第二节:情景作文(共1题;满分15分)

One possible version:

The Importance of Water

As we know, plants and animals need water. So do people's life and production. Life couldn't go on without water. With the rapid development of agriculture and industry, more and more water is needed. However, water is becoming scarce in many places. What's more, a lot of rivers and lakes are beginning to be polluted by the waste water from factories. Fish can't live in them any longer. At the same time, the waste water does great harm to people's health.

In order to make rivers and lakes clean and prevent them from being polluted, we must take measures to stop it and fight a battle all kinds of pollution.

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