益阳市 2017 届高三 9 月调研考试 英 语
注意事项： l、考试时量为 120 分钟，满分为 150 分。 2、本试卷分第 1 卷（选择题）和第 1I 卷（非选择题）两部分。答题前请把姓名、 准考证号填写在答卷和试题卷上。 3、回答第 1 卷时，选出每小题答案后，用铅笔把答题卡上对应题目的答案标号涂 黑，如需改动，用橡皮擦干净后，再选涂其它答案标号。回答第 II
卷时，将答案写在答 题卡相应处。所有答案写在本试卷上无效。 4、考试结束后，将本试卷和答题卡一并交回。 第 1 卷 选择题 第一部分：听力（共两节，满分 30 分） 第一节（共 5 小题，每小题 1.5 分，满分 7.5 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。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. What will the woman do? A. Go shopping. B. Attend a meeting 2. How much do the speakers still need? 3. Why does the woman suggest the Mexican place? A. It has been there for ages. B. A friend recommended it 4. Where does the conversation most likely happen? A. At a barber shop. B. At a bookshop. 5. What does the man say about the woman? A. She is normal. B. She needs a new phone. C. Go to the bank C. She went there yesterday C. At a dress shop C. She should get some help 笫二节（共 15 小题，每小题 1.5 分，满分 22.5 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。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 7 题。 6. What will the man do next week? A. Write a long essay. B.Practise free writing. C.Take a school trip. 7. How will the man do his homework? A. By thinking very hard. B. By writing down whatever comes to mind. C. By writing about many different topics. 听第 7 段材料，回答第 8 至 10 题。 8. When does Charlie need to finish photocopying the report? A. In about an hour. B.By 11:00 this mornmg. 9. Where does Jenny's boyfriend live?
A. In France. B.In Spain. 10. What is the probable relationship between the speakers? A. Husband and wife. B.Teacher and student. 听第 8 段材料，回答第 11 至 13 题。 C. This afternoon C．In Italy C. Boss and secretary 11. Where does the conversation take place? A. At a garage B. At a parking lot. C. At a store that sells cars 12. How many people are there in the woman's family in total? A. Four. B. Five. C. Six. 13. What will the woman probably do next? A. Drive a small car. B. Drive a yellow car. C. Call her husband. 14. What did the woman study in college? A. Art. B. Writing. C. Advertising 15. Who put pictures in the woman's first book? A. Her best friend. B. Her husband. C. Her neighbor. 16. How many books have been published in total according to the woman? A. Three. B. Four. C. Eight. 17. Why is the man interviewing the woman? A. For ajob. B. For his school newspaper. C. For a class assignment. 18. Why are more mothers going to work outside the home? A. They are bored at home. B. Their living costs have increased. C. Their children are old enough. 19. What's the benefit of the role change? A. The family gets to eat dinner outside. B. Mothers can return home before their children. C. They can save money for the children's school fees. 20. How do the children often feel according to the speaker? A. Lonely. B. Pressured. C. Happy 第二部分：阅读理解（共两节，满分 40 分） 第一节（共 15 小题，每小题 2 分，满分 30 分） 阅读下列短文，从每小题所给的四个选项(A、B、C 和 D)中，选出最佳选项。 A ◆The Necomimi This is basically a pair of brain-controlled cat ears that allows users to express emotional states: relaxed, mild interest, strong interest and focus. This is made possible by a built-in machine that reads and translates emotions. It's a kind of technology that can also be useful for athletes to determine the best state for performance. The Necomimi can be bought for $49 through maker Neurosky's website. ◆The ostrich pillow There are times when you're so tired that nothing is better than taking a short sleep.Whether it's being stuck at the office or on a long bus ride or at the library, the pillow is designed to put the wearer in soft supportive cushioning in any resting position. Thestrange-looking pillow has a hole in which to put your head, and a mouth
hole designed to allow its wearer to breathe easily. It also has two side holes where you can store your hands.It is now being sold online for $99.今 The Hovding bike helmet The Hovding allows riders to get around easily. It's actually an airbag system that'swom around the neck, working only when there's a sudden shake or the unlikely event thatmay get you knocked off your bike. After winning the world's most famous design prize, thecreators are developing a new and better model. Now the first-generation helmet is being soldat various sporting shops throughout Europe for about $500.令 The treadmill desk The treadmill desk on sale is the perfect solution for our increasing sedentary(久坐不动的) lifestyles. Recently a study found those who spent three hours a day on a treadmill deskbecame healthier. Still, it shouldn't be treated as a 卫 an for not getting enough exercise. Another study suggests that meeting the recommended amount of phsical activity requires more exercises than walking. It's also recommended that treadmill speeds should be limited to around 2 miles per hour or less to make sure they can be used safely while working. 21. When a runner wears the Necomimi, it can help A. show how he or she is feeling B. protect him or her from injuries C. improve his or her running speed 22. What do we know about the Hovding bike A. It can work at users ' request. C. It is being improved now. 23. The underlined part "a panacea" in the last A. a huge success C. a small risk D. keep him or her in good condition helmet? B. It is designed for athletes. D. It is put on the wearer's shoulders paragraph probably means B. a perfect solution D. a big trouble B There was trouble from the start when the young American composer Daniel Gregory Mason came to Boston to interview the great pianist and composer Ignacio Jan Paderewski. Because of a misunderstanding Mason was two and a half hours late for his meeting with the great pianist. Mason was waiting at the gate of the hotel while Paderewski was upstairs, getting more and more annoyed by Mason's delay. Finally Mason went up to see Paderewski and found him friendly enough, but Paderewski's wife was cold and distant. Mason felt embarrassed. He complimented Paderewski with great honor on his "Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme." Then he added, "You don't think that's empty flattery because l'II tell you frankly that I do not care so much for some of your early pieces." Paderewski's wife gave Mason a stony look and said, "What pieces? What do you
not care for?" Mason got in deeper, "Well, for example, I do not care so much for 'Piano Concerto in A Minor (a 水调钢琴协奏曲 ) ' ." Her gaze was steady, "The concerto is one of my favorites among my husband's compositions. I love it very much." Bravely, Mason complimented Paderewski's use of French impressiomsm. Now Paderewski himself spoke, "I completely refuse to accept any use of French impressionism. I do not believe in the modern French school, because it is not founded in tradition. It is very trange and unusual." At last Mason ventured to show Paderewski a movement of his new violin sonata(责 鸣曲 ). Paderewski shook hands with him about eight times as he read through the sonata,singing the melody and exclaiming "beautifull" Finally, with his music, Daniel GregoryMason won over the master. 24. Why did Paderewski get angry? A. Because the hotel service was very bad. B. Because Mason forgot the meeting place. C. Because Mason was late for the meeting. D. Because he was unwilling to meet Mason 25. What was the Paderewski's attitude toward French impressionism? A. Worry. B. Unconcern. C. Approval. D. Disapproval. 26. Mason gained Paderewski's special respect in the end because of A. his musical talent B. his sweet talk C. his mental endurance D. his frank criticism 27. What would be the best title for the text? A. Arguing with the master C. Criticizing great pieces B. Winning over the master D. Talking about writing styles C Dancing antelopes【羚羊） Long ago many African people did not write down their histories. They remembered things from the past by singing songs, dancing, acting, and telling stories - and by making works of art. In Mali, a group of people called the Bamana believed that long ago, a special being called Chiwara used magical powers to teach the people to farm. To remember their ancestors and to honor the powers of Chiwara, Bamana artists carved tall wooden figures shaped like antelopes, designed to be worn on top of the head. During planting and harvest festivals,young men hid their bodies under costumes, wore these tall headdresses, and performed a dance like leaping antelopes. The dance told the story of Chiwara. Bamana artists didn't try to make their sculptures look exactly like real antelopes.Instead, they suggested the shape of the antelope's body with big, thick
curves. Sculptures in clay and bronze The Yoruba people of West Africa lived in the city of Ife. From about A.D. 1000 t0 1500,artists in Ife carved beautiful sculptures. Ife sculptures are made of brass (a metal) and terra cotta (red clay baked in a hot fire).Ife sculptors made sculptures that looked like real people, with delicate features, serious expressions, and eyes that stare straight ahead. To make this brass head, the sculptor first shaped the head, using a mixture of sand and clay. He covered it with a thin layer of beeswax【蜂蜡）. Next, using a knife made of bone, he carved the details of the face into the beeswax, then covered it all with a thin layer of clay. When he put the sculpture on a hot fire, what do you think happened? The beeswax melted and flowed away, leaving a thin hollow space between two face-shaped shells of clay. Thesculptor then poured hot melted brass into the space. After the brass cooled, he broke the clay shells. What remained was this brass sculpture. 28. According to the text, ancient African people made artworks to A. decorate their homes B. celebrate festivals C. record their histories D. entertain themselves 29. How did the Bamana remember Chiwara? A. They were dressed as Chiwara. B. They made costumes in the way Chiwara had taught them. C. They passed the story of Chiwara down to each new generation. D. They danced wearing antelope headdresses. 30. The last paragraph is mainly about A. the process of making the sculptures B. the materials used to make the sculptures C. the principle of making the sculptures D. the tools used to make the sculptures 31. What do Mali and Ife sculptures have in common? A. Both of them are shaped with big, thick curves. B. Both of them are examples ofAfrican art. C. Both of them can be worn by people. D. Both of them represent real beings. D Citizen science projects are designed to get the average observer involved in the worldaround them. But what if it could help students discover new interests, narrow down theirfocus in school, and ~ perhaps most importantly - set them apart in the universitypplication process? University professors believe this is exactly what they can do. These projects ask networks of non-scientific volunteers - also known as crowdsourcing - to examine scientific questions, collect information and create databasesto help researchers make unusual and important discoveries that may be too challenging tocomplete alone. "I work a lot on endangered species - and they're very difficult to study because asyou can imagine, they're rare and you're going to come across them infrequently," says Mark Poesch, a professor at the University of Alberta's department of renewable
resources. His citizen science project, the Report-a-Fish tool, allows people to upload to hiswebsite a photograph of a fish they've seen or caught. Dr. Poesch can then use this tool to create a more extensive database about the locations of various fish species and determine a more accurate picture of their numbers. "By crowdsourcing, we can get a better sense of where these fish are in particular," he says. These projects are open to anyone, as the aim is to ';break down the model of the ivorytower," Poesch says. But students may get more out of the experience than they realize at first because it's this type of hands-on learning experience that allows these students to stand out in the competitive university application process. "We want students to come in with some kind of on-the-ground knowledge and this is one opportunity for them to gain that knowledge," Poesch says. "Once you hit university, there're lots of opportunities that come your way, but for a high school student it's better to get in early," Poesch says. "It's a very competitive atmosphere now, and so anything they could put on their application that would tell esearchers that 虫星 Y are really involved will help them." 32. What is one of Mark Poesch's difficulties in his study on endangered species? A. It is dangerous to study them. C. Scientists know very little about them B. It is difficult to find them D. Most collected data are imagined 33. The Report-a-Fish tool is aimed at A. studying the senses of fish C. collecting information about fish B. drawing better pictures of fish D. helping people catch more fishparagraph refers to 34. The underlined word "they" in the last A. university students B. researchers D. high school students C. educators . 35. High school students who have done crowdsourcing A. know more about the university application process B. tend to have more job opportunities C. are more likely to be admitted into universities D. may have more knowledge about universities
第三部分语音知识运用（共两节，满分 45 分） 第二节：（共 10 小题：每小题 1.5 分，满分 15 分） 阅读下面材料，在空白处填入适当的内容（1 个单词）或括号内单词的正确形式。
笫四部分：写作（共两节，满分 35 分） 第一节：短文改错（共 10 小题，每小题 1 分，满分 10 分） 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 增加：在缺词处加一个漏字符号(n)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：在错的词下画一横线，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。
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益阳市2017 届高三9 月调研考试
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书面表达：参考范文 The city library is recruiting (招募) volunteers among high school students who are supposed to work on weekends. Those who take an interest are expected to be patient, enthusiastic and responsible high school students in our city. It is required that you should spend at least two hours every weekend working in the library. Tasks for a volunteer include sorting out books, helping readers to borrow or return books and doing some cleaning work. It is also your duty to remind readers to keep quiet in reading rooms and put books in place after reading. If you’d like to join us, you’d better fill in the application form online and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org before next Saturday. The application form can be downloaded from the library website. We are looking forward to your participation.
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