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内蒙古太仆寺旗宝昌一中2016-2017学年高二下学期期末考试英语试卷

适用年级:高二|试卷类型:期末考试|适用省份:内蒙古|试卷年份:2017年|更新日期:2017-09-05

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360203 题型:阅读理解 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等

  Dino Scene investigation(调查)
  Dinosaurs became extinct around 65 million years ago, so how do we know what they looked like and how they behaved? Bring your pupils to our Dino Scene investigation at the Natural History Museum to find out! If you want more from your dinosaur experience, you can actually spend the night in the museum. You can watch a film before going to sleep under a giant dinosaur. See the website for details.
  Team-building: the mediaeval(中世纪的) way
  Bring your staff to our special Mediaeval Knight (骑士) School for a company event. Our knights will tell you about the history of Warwick Castle. Your employees will improve their business skills, such as leadership and trust, while they learn about fighting with swords and bows and arrows. For more information, get in touch with our sales team.
  Excellent technological achievements in motoring
  Porsche is a famous sports car brand. The Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany has around 80 of the most famous Porsche models in the history of the company. Children can take part in the ‘Museum Rallye’, which is a quiz relating to the exhibits. There is also a special children's audio guide(语音导览) ,which is available in several languages. It serves to present the excitement to children from all over the world.
  ‘Live Science’ experiences and learning labs
  The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago inspires children to achieve their full potential in the fields of science, technology, engineering and medicine. In our ‘Live Science’ experiences, you can experiment with gravity by throwing things over the balcony! In our ‘Moving with Newton’ Learning Lab, you can learn about Newton's three laws of motion (运动),or take part in our ‘Colourful Chemistry’ Learning Lab and see what happens when you mix and heat chemicals to produce light and colours.
1.Which activity is for adults?
A.Excellent technological achievements in motoring.
B.‘Live Science’ experiences and learning labs.
C.Team-building: the mediaeval way.
D.Dino Scene investigation.
2.Where can you spend the night?
A.At the Porsche Museum.
B.At the Natural History Museum.
C.At the Mediaeval Knight School.
D.At the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago.
3.What type of writing is this text?
A.An announcement.
B.An advertisement.
C.A travel guide.
D.A news report.

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360214 题型:阅读理解 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等

  I didn't go to Colorado to ski. I went because I was persuaded to attend a two-day class at the Bridgestone Winter Driving School there.
  Everyone in my family came along with me. The first morning, we sat in a small classroom and our instructor, Robert, told us what to expect. The course, he explained, was designed to make the cars slip and slide on ice and snow. “If you listen to us,” Robert assured the class, “you’11 be fine."
  On a snowy day when I was 4,I had a car accident. I wasn't seriously hurt that day, but over the years the shock transformed into anxiety. When it snowed, I often called another parent at the elementary school my daughter attends to ask if he or she wouldn't mind driving my daughter the half-mile to school in the morning.
  That first morning in Colorado, after we left the classroom and headed out to the track, my heart was racing. By the time Robert said, “Cristina, it's your turn." I was lightheaded. I carefully did what I was instructed to do but when I turned, I pulled the wheel too hard and hit a block of ice, my car turning almost 180 degrees. When the car came to a stop, I sat rigid, trying to catch my breath. Part of me wanted to get out and never drive again. But I was sitting there safely, wasn’t I ? I had overcome one of my greatest fears — losing control of the car. I even felt a little excited.
  For the rest of the class, I continued practising, and I got better enough so that a week later, when I arrived home and there was snow on the ground, I didn't even think about calling another parent to drive my daughter to school. “I can do this,” I told myself. And I did.
1.In the classroom, Robert intended to help participants to____ .
A.know each other
B.build up confidence
C.learn about the course
D.put theory into practice
2.The accident made the author afraid to____ .
A.have kids in her car
B.drive on snowy days
C.drive long distances
D.be in a car by herself
3.What can best describe the author's feelings after the first practice?
A.Mixed.
B.Puzzled.
C.Thankful.
D.Regretful.
4.What do we know about the class?
A.It's tiring.
B.It's helpful.
C.It's expensive.
D.It's interesting.

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360219 题型:阅读理解 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等

  Most people don't notice I'm polite, which is the point. I am big and look less energetic.Still, every year or so, someone takes me aside and says,“You actually are polite, aren’t you?” I'm always thrilled. They noticed. That's the thing. When we talk about politeness, we usually think of please; thank you; I like your hat; etc. AW we need to do is to hear, not to notice.
  When I was in high school, I read etiquette manuals (手册) . No one noticed my politeness except for one kid. He yelled at me about it. It's strange that you are always so polite,” he said. I took that as praise and made a note to hide my politeness further. Real politeness, I reasoned, was invisible(看不见的) . It adapted itself to the situation.
  Politeness leaves doors open. I’ve met so many people whom, if I had trusted my first impressions, I would never have wanted to meet again. Yet many of them are now great friends. One of those people is my wife. On our first date, she told me at length that she had an operation to remove a cyst (瘤) from her body. This is a cyst with hair and teeth. Of course, it killed the chemistry. But when I walked her home, I told her I'd had a great time. We talked a little after that. I kept everything pleasant and brief. Much later, I learned that she’d been having a very bad day in a very bad year.
  People silently suffer from all kinds of terrible things. The good thing about politeness is you can regard these people exactly the same and wait to see what happens. You don't have to have an opinion.You don't need to make a judgment.
  Last week, my two-year-old son, Abraham met a foreign woman in the playground. Out of curiosity, I suppose, he asked, “What's your name?” The woman told him. Then he put out his little hand and said, “Nice to meet you!” Everyone laughed and he smiled. He shared with her his firmest handshake, like I taught him.
1.Many people don't think the author is polite at first because he doesn't ____.
A.look polite
B.say polite words
C.listen to others politely
D.behave politely towards strangers
2.What does the underlined word “it” in Paragraph 2 refer to?
A.The author's good manners.
B.The author's strange behavior.
C.The author always making notes.
D.The author reading etiquette manuals.
3.The author writes Paragraph 3 to show that politeness can____ .
A.keep everything pleasant
B.help people make friends
C.be good for people's health
D.give people second chances
4.What's the author's attitude towards his son's behavior?
A.Embarrassed.
B.Surprised.
C.Satisfied.
D.Curious.

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360224 题型:阅读理解 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等

  In science, people copy ideas from nature or natural processes to solve problems or to create products which will serve a specific purpose to help us. This is called biomimicry and its influence can be seen in many everyday products.
  We are all familiar with Velcro? (魔术贴) .It was invented in 1941 by a Swiss engineer called George de Mestral, who found some seeds stuck to his dog's hair. Under the microscope, he discovered that these seeds had hooks (钩) on them, so they could easily stick to clothing or hair. He copied this idea and invented Velcro?. It was initially unpopular with fashion companies but after it was used by NASA (美国国家航空航天局) to stop items floating in space, it became popular with children's clothing companies.
  More recently, swimwear has also been influenced by nature. The Speedo Fastskin, a controversial swimsuit, was seen at the Beijing Olympics and worn by 28 of the 33 gold medal winners. The technology is based on the rough patterns on a shark's skin, which allows the shark to swim faster. Shark skin also stops bacteria growing on it so scientists are copying this surface to design cleaner hospitals.
  For NASA, protecting astronauts' eyes from the sun's rays and other dangerous radiation is very important. Scientists studied how eagles see things clearly. They discovered that a substance(物质) called yellow oil in their eyes does the trick. NASA copied this oil and it is now used by astronauts and pilots in Eagle Eyes glasses. In addition to protecting eyes from all the dangerous rays, these sunglasses also help people see more clearly in even poor weather conditions such as fog.
  It appears that the influence of biomimicry is unlimited. so it will be interesting to see what solutions nature provides us with in the future.
1.George de Mestral invented Velcro____ .
A.to challenge fashion companies
B.after he examined some seeds
C.after he studied his dog's hair
D.to satisfy NASA’s demand
2.At the Beijing Olympics, the Speedo Fastskin? Swimsuit___ .
A.was recommended by champions
B.helped swimmers perform better
C.received widespread approval
D.made swimmers healthier
3.What makes eagles see clearly?
A.The size of their eyes.
B.The shape of their eyes.
C.The colour of their eyes.
D.The substance in their eyes.
4.What's the best title for the text?
A.The future of biomimicry
B.The magic of biomimicry
C.The purpose of biomimicry
D.The limitation of biomimicry

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360232 题型:七选五 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等

根据短文内容,从短文后面的选项中选出能填入空白处的最佳选项。其中有两项为多余项。
Fitting in fitness
  Do you find excuses not to exercise? ①Here are a few ways to get you going.
  Do what you love.
  The easiest way to fall into the habit of doing exercise is to choose an activity you enjoy — one that doesn't feel like exercise, even though it is. ②If you play to your strengths, you’ 11 find fitness activities you can enjoy for years.
  Choose your hour.
  Studies have shown that people who work out in the morning are most likely to stick with a routine. By doing exercise before the day starts, they can avoid the last-minute scheduling conflicts. But if you’re not a morning person, choose whatever time works best for you. ③
  Call it by another name.
  ③If it's something you have to do anyway - like washing the car or planting some bushes in the yard - you’ ll achieve two goals at once.
  Partner up.
  Exercise is more fun when you do it with others. ⑤On days when your motivation is low, you’re more likely to stick with the programme to avoid disappointing your exercise partners. You can also train with an expert. A personal trainer will help you set goals , design a personalized fitness programme, and vary your routine to keep it challenging.
A. Ask yourself: what am I good at?
B. Make fitness part of your social routine.
C. If you’re in top form from noon to 1 pm, aim for a lunchtime workout.
D. For example, you can join a running, walking, hiking, biking or tennis club.
E. If a damp T-shirt is not your idea of a good time, try gentler forms of exercise.
F. Would you rather do anything else — even sort your socks or clean the fridge?
G. Substitute some challenging household activity for the standard exercise routine.

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360246 题型:完形填空 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等 组卷:1

  Once there was a billionaire, who got a severe eye irritation(发炎). He got a famous doctor to    1    his eye. The doctor advised him to    2    bright light for one month so he could heal naturally. Immediately the rich man    3    all his windows, and replaced all the bright and colorful curtains with dull cloth. He also    4    all the bright chandeliers(枝形吊灯) .In one word, he made all his house    5    .
  One month later, the doctor paid a visit to the billionaire to ask about the    6    of his eyes. To the doctor’s    7    , everything in the house had been made dark and dull. Then the doctor said ,“Your common sense should have told you that you can buy a pair of    8    to protect your eye from bright light    9    spending so much money on all these things to make your house darker."
  The same phenomenon    10    all of us. We often see many    11    in others. We are very    12    to change the attitude and behavior of others which doesn’t    13    our own.
  We have many likes and dislikes.    14    other people also have. But we are often interested in imposing (把……强加于) our opinion and thinking on others    15    we never made any error. Accordingly we want to    16    this world with our own rules and theory.
  However, we    17    that other people who share this world equally with us also think in a similar way and    18    us to behave according to their wishes. Then who    19    your thinking? In order to bring about certain change in the people around us, first it is “we” that have to change. 
     20    , any needed change can occur only when it starts with us.
1.A.treat    B.open    C.shade    D.test
2.A.enjoy    B.produce    C.provide    D.avoid
3.A.dressed    B.closed    C.cleaned    D.broke
4.A.bought    B.advertised    C.removed    D.decorated
5.A.pretty    B.dark    C.noble    D.tidy
6.A.growth    B.function    C.recovery    D.shape
7.A.delight    B.horror    C.surprise    D.excitement
8.A.shoes    B.trousers    C.gloves    D.sunglasses
9.A.instead of    B.in case of    C.in spite of    D.in terms of
10.A.responds to    B.applies to    C.turns to    D.sticks to
11.A.advantages    B.mistakes    C.differences    D.adventures
12.A.sure    B.proud    C.able    D.eager
13.A.suit    B.keep    C.feel    D.make
14.A.Luckily    B.Gradually    C.Similarly    D.Finally
15.A.so that    B.even if    C.as if    D.now that
16.A.view    B.lead    C.travel    D.change
17.A.regret    B.think    C.doubt    D.forget
18.A.expect    B.force    C.allow    D.advise
19.A.cares about    B.searches for    C.worries about    D.prepares for
20.A.However    B.Therefore    C.Otherwise    D.Besides

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360254 题型:语法填空 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等

阅读下面材料,在空白处填入适当的内容(一个词)或括号内单词的正确形式。
  Mattie celebrated her 6th birthday earlier this month. She decided to give up ①(receive) presents from her friends for her birthday, and instead help those ②need.
  “We were talking about Mattie's birthday cake and she said that she wanted a big birthday cake ③no one was hungry at her party,” her mother said that “She asked if it was OK ④(give) food to other people.”
  For her party, Mattie's friends ⑤(arrive) with gifts, but the packages weren't filled with toys, but cans and boxes of food. Mattie, with some help, took the ⑥(donate) of food to a food bank,⑦food is collected and then given to the people who need it.
  Mattie was not the only child who ⑧(recent) decided to give back to their community for their birthday. Mattie's best friend, Eliana, celebrated her 5th birthday in February and decided that she wanted to give back as well.
  “It's a blessing to have kids who ⑨(be) willing to do things for others,” Eliana’s father said. “I'm ⑩(hope) that it will continue over time."

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360261 题型:短文改错 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等 组卷:1

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、删除或修改。
增加:在缺词处加一个漏字符号(∧) ,并在其下面写出该加的词。
删除:把多余的词用斜线(\) 划掉。
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。
  I was on my way school this afternoon when I met with a young American couple. They looked worrying, so I went up to them and asked if only they’d like any help. They said that they wanted to go to the railway station, but they didn’t know the way. Heard this, I offered to lead them here. They were so thankful to me that they said “thank you” again and again but I felt very proud of me. But when I arrived at the school, I found myself later for class. I had to explain that had happened to my teacher. She said I have done a good deed and praised me.

收藏试题 纠错 题号:8360263 题型:书面表达 日期:2017-09-05 试题难度:中等

某英语报正在进行征文活动,主题是“文明旅游”。请你用英语写一篇短文投稿,
要点如下:1. 文明旅游的意义;
2. 常见的不文明现象;
3. 你的建议。
注意:
1. 词数100左右;
2. 可以适当增加细节,以使行文连贯;
3. 开头己给出,但不计入总词数。
Good tourist behaviour is of great importance for everyone.
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