2013-2014 学年度第一学期期末调研试考试八年级英语试卷 笔试部分（共 80 分） 二. 单项选择。请从每题所给出的四个选项中选出最佳选项。 （15 分） ( ) 21. ---Let?s have a discussion about how to organize the party now. ---Another time, OK? I ___________ to
a meeting. A. am going B. went C. go D. was going
( ) 22. ---We will ________a New Year party this Friday. ---Will there __________many wonderful programs? A. have, have B. be, be C. have, be D. be, have
( ) 23. ---How are you going to spend the weekend? ---If it__________, I ________camping with my friends. A. won?t rain, will go B. won?t rain, go C. doesn?t rain, go D. doesn?t rain, will go
( ) 24. ---Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks _______food in the autumn. ---Is that why Americans celebrate it _______having a big meal? A. to, for B. to, by C. for, by D. for, with
( ) 25. ---Why can?t we have the P.E. class outdoors? ---It ________the bad weather---so much fog and haze(雾霾)。 A．has to do with B. makes a difference C. moves to D. does with
( ) 26. --- Is the child any better now? ---I think so. His temperature seems ______now. A. high B. normal C. impossible D. special
( ) 27. ---I hate it when some students make faces in my class! ---Calm down, Ms Lee. They do so to ________your eye. A. care B. cover C. carry D. catch
( ) 28. ---Would you like to go to the concert with me? ---________________. My Mum wants me to help with the dinner preparation. A. I?d love to B. I?m afraid not C. I hope not D. You?d better not.
( ) 29. ---It?s not easy for me to stop smoking at my age, Doctor. ---For your health, you______. A. have to B. may C. can D. might
( ) 30. ---How can I _____the machine? I want to use it. --- Sorry, I don?t know, either. You?d better ask Mr. Zhang. A. turn down B. turn off C. turn up D. turn on
( ) 31. ---First, put some butter on a piece of bread. --- OK. But _____do I need? A. how much B. how many C. how soon D. how
( ) 32. ---Can we eat the chicken now? I?m hungry. ---Wait _____ten minutes, honey. A. other B. else C. another D. more
( ) 33. ---The desks are out of______. Please keep them tidy. ---OK. I?ll do it right away. A. size B. order C. shape D. kind
( )34. --- To pass the time, many old people _____a hobby like dancing. ---It can also keep them healthy. A. grow up B. dress up C. turn up D. take up
( )35. ---The traffic is blocked(堵塞)because of the heavy snow. ---And the police are busy ______the ground ______salt. A. covering, with B. helping, with C. mixing, with D. adding, to
三. 完形填空。请从每题所给出的四个选项中选出最佳选项。 （15 分） It?s never easy to admit(承认) you are in the wrong. We all __36__ to know the art of apology （道歉） . Think__37__ you do wrong. Then count how many times you say you are__38__. You can?t go to sleep easily if you do __39__ about it. A doctor friend, Mr. Lied, told me about a man who came to him with different kinds of problems: headaches, heart __40__ and insomnia (失眠). After some careful __41__, Mr. Lied found nothing wrong with him and said, “__42__ you tell me what?s __43__ you, I can?t help you.” The man admitted he was cheating （骗） his brother of his inheritance(遗产). Then and there the __44__ doctor __45__ the man write to his brother. In the letter, he made an apology and __46__ to return the money. As soon as the __47__ was put into the post box, the man suddenly(突然) cried. “Thank you,” he said to the doctor, “I think I?ve got __48__.” As you can guess, the apology saved the relationship between the two brothers. If you can
think of someone who should __49__ an apology from you. Do something about it right now. It?s best not to__50__ it. 36. A. decide 37. A. how long 38. A. sorry 39. A. everything 40. A. trouble 41. A. operations 42. A. If 43. A. helping 44. A. careless 45. A. made 46. A. promised 47. A. paper 48. A. right 49. A. give 50. A. think about B. want B. how soon B. weak B. nothing B. question B. suggestions B. Unless B. changing B. famous B. trusted B. liked B. box B. well B. get B. prepare for C. need C. how many C. sad C. something C. difference C. exams C. After C. touching C. clever C. told C. refused C. money C. sick C. say C. run away from D. try D. how often D. wrong D. anything D. mistake D. looks D. Although D. worrying D.serious D. asked D. had D. letter D. strong D. share D. cover with
四． 阅读理解。请从每题所给的四个选项中选出符合题意的最佳选项。 （30 分） A INVITATION to a GOING-AWAY PARTY Tuesday, March 19th Dear Joy and Mary, Your are invited to a going-away party for “GREEN FAMILY'S VISIT TO AFRICA” Date to leave: May 4th We will go to Africa with Tom and Kate. The best part of our wonderful trip to Africa will be when we come face-to-face with elephants, lions, crocodiles and other African wildlife. We have always wanted to do this. Party given by : Mr. and Mrs. Green, Tom and John Date: Saturday, April 6th Time: 5:00pm until 10:30 pm Place: 29King Street, New Town, Sydney Reply by: Tuesday, April 2nd Phone: 6458515 Food and drinks will be provided at this party. So you don?t need to prepare for them. P.S. This event is NOT to be missed! We hope to see you there.
( ) 51. The invitation is sent to . A. Tom and John B. Joy and Mary C. Tom and Kate D. Not mentioned ( ) 52. The party is held on . th th A. March 19 B. May 4 C. April 6th D. April 2nd ( ) 53. Mr. and Mrs. Green will hold the party to . A. say goodbye to their friends before leaving B. invite their friends to join in the trip to Africa C. say thanks to their friends D. describe their wonderful trip to Africa ( ) 54. Which one is right according to the invitation? A. The Green family are leaving on Tuesday, 19th March. B. The Green family will see African wild animals face to face. C. The Green family come from Africa. D. The party will last for five hours. ( ) 55. Which word below can take the place of the underlined word provided? A. discussed B. cooked C. brought D. served B “Everything happens for the best.” My mother always says when things aren't going my way. “Don't worry. One day your luck will change.” I don?t understand it until I get the new job. I really want to look for a job in a radio station. Last month, I went to Chicago and knocked at the door of every station. But I was turned down every time. In one station, a kind lady said my problem was that I don't have enough experience. “Work from a small station and get some experience ,” she said. I came back to my hometown. I failed to get one here. Then my dad said a new store needed someone to help him. But again, I didn't get the job. I felt really upset. “Your luck will change,” Mum said to me. A week ago, I tried another radio station in Iowa. But the owner told me he had already had someone. As I left his office, I asked, “How can someone be a sports announcer (播音员) if he can't get a job in a radio station?” “What did you mean? Do you know anything about football?” Then he put me in front of a microphone and asked me to try to imagine that I was talking about a football game. I made it at last. On my way home, Mum's words came back to me. “Everything happens for the best. One day your luck will change, as long as you never give up.” And now I understand what she says. ( ) 56. The writer is looking for a job as a football player B. shop assistant C. sports announcer D. reporter ( ) 57. The writer got the new job . in Chicago B. in his hometown C. in a store D. in Iowa ( ) 58. In the passage the sentence “ I was turned down every time.” means “______” A. I was not upset every time. B. I didn?t get the job every time. C. I was very nervous every time. D. The door was closed every time. ( ) 59. What makes the writer face failure (失败) bravely? His mother?s words B. His father?s help
C. A kind lady?s advice D. His full experience ( ) 60. The best title of the passage is ______. My Dream B. Everything Happens for the Best C. No One Is Always Lucky D. My Job Interview
C A store owner was putting a sign（招牌）”Puppies For Sale” above his door. Signs like that have a way of attracting（吸引）small children ,and sure enough, a little boy appeared under the store owner?s sign.” How much are you going to sell the puppies for?” he asked. The store owner replied, “Anywhere from 30 dollars and 50 dollars.” The little boy reached in his pocket and took out some change.” I have 2.37 dollars,” he said “Can I have a look at them?” The store owner smiled and whistled（吹口哨）and out of the dog house came a mother dog, who was followed by five little dogs. One dog was obviously far behind. At once the little boy showed great interest in that puppy and said, “What?s wrong with that little dog?” The store owner said that something was wrong with its leg. The little dog became excited. “That?s the little dog that I want to buy.” he said. The store owner said, “If you really want him, I?ll just give him to you for free.” The little boy got quite upset .He looked straight into the store owner?s eyes, and said “That little dog need care as much as all the other dogs and I?ll pay （支付） full price. In fact I?ll give you 2.37 dollars now, and 50 cents a month until I have paid all the money. The store owner answered, “You really don?t need to buy this little dog .He is never going to be able to jump and play with you like the other dogs.” To his surprise, the little dog reached down and rolled up （卷起） his trousers to show a badly disabled (残疾的)left dog. He looked up at the store owner and softly replied, “Well, I don?t run so well myself. and the little dog will need someone who understands it!” ( ) 61.The boy knew the store owner had dogs for sale because. A. he watched TV. B. he listened to the radio C. he saw the sign “Dogs for sale” D. he surfed the Internet. ( ) 62. How much did the store owner want for the little disabled dog ? A. From 30 dollars to 50 dollars B. nothing C.50 dollars D.2.37dollars ( ) 63, Which of the following is the correct order of the events that happened to the boy? A. He showed interest in one of the puppies. B. The store owner told him what was wrong with the little dogs. C. He showed his own left leg to the store owner D. He asked the store owner the price of the puppies. A. dabc B. abcd C. acdb D. cdab ( )64.We can infer（推断）from the underlined sentence that A. There was something wrong with the store owner ?s eyes.
B. The boy wondered why the store owner was so kind to him. C. The boy became a little angry because the store owner didn?t understand him. D. The boy is glad to hear that the store owner will give the puppy to him for free. ( ) 65. The passage mainly tells us A. the store owner didn?t like the disabled dog. B. something was wrong with the boy?s left leg. C. the boy bought the disabled dog for 2.37 dollars. D. everyone needs someone who understands him. 第二部分 非选择题 （40 分） 五，选词活短语填空，有一项是多余的。 （5 分） step/look forward to /keep on/side/busy /available 66. Spring Festival; is the best time to be with my family. I its coming. 67. She can?t go bike riding with us because she is not 68. To become a good writer, I?m going to writing stories. 69. The first is to cut the beef into pieces. 70. They are discussing if robots will talk with people in the future. Which do you agree with? 六．请将下列句子翻译为英文，一空一词，每空一分。无词形变化。 （10 分） 71. 如果你遇到问题，你会把这些问题封闭起来不向他人倾诉吗？ Will you _________ the problem ________ yourself if you have problems? 72. 在你离开教室之前，确保门窗关好。 Before you left the classroom, ________ ________ the doors and windows are closed. 73. 未来，环境将陷入极大的危险之中，所以拯救地球人人有责。 In the future, environment will be in great ________. So everyone should _______ a part in saving the earth. 74. 他把决心写在纸上，以便他能坚持。 He wrote down the resolutions on the paper _______ _______ he can keep them. 75. 你最好要在星期五之前以书面的形式回复这个邀请。 You?d better _________ ________ this invitation in writing by Friday. 七．阅读理解填词。 （本题共 10 分，每小题 1 分） 先阅读短文，在其后空白处写出各单词的正确形式，单词的第一个字母已给出。 A traveling salesman had to walk so much that his feet often hurt. His doctor a________(76) that he put his feet in the salty water as often as possible, for the salt water was the b______(77) thing for feet. So the salesman c_______(78) a right time to go to the sea for his vacation that year. Because all of the h_______(79) near the sea were expensive, he went to a small hotel far away from the beach. In the morning he went down to the calm sea with a bucket（桶）, went over to the lifeguard and asked i________(80) he was allowed(允许) to take a bucket of salt water. The lifeguard seemed very s_________(81), but he said, "Yes, although you'll have to s_______(82) twenty-five cents on it." The salesman gave the lifeguard twenty-five cents, f________(83) his bucket, took it to his hotel and put his feet in the water. After lunch, he came down to the beach again. He couldn?t b________(84) what he saw: the sea was much lower! The salesman thought, "That man must be a s ________(85) businessman.
Thousands of sea water have been sold since(自从) this morning." 76__________ 77__________ 78_________ 79__________ 80___________ 81__________ 82__________ 83_________ 84__________ 85___________ 八．书面表达。 （15 分） 寒假即将来临，你们一定有许多打算。英语老师布置你们写一篇寒假计划，要点如下： 1. 早起锻炼，强身健体。 2. 饭后花三小时做作业，取得好成绩。 3. 下去上钢琴课，长大当音乐教师是你的梦想。 4. 春节前，妈妈总是很忙碌，帮妈妈分担家务事。 5. 如果有时间，与朋友一起逛街，分享快乐。 要求：不要逐字逐句翻译。 开头已给出。字数在 60-80 为宜。 提示词：春节：Spring Festival 分享：share v. 快乐：joy n. I have great plans for the winder vacation.. __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________