江苏省无锡市前洲中学八年级英语上学期期末考试试题

江苏省无锡市前洲中学2014-2015学年八年级英语上学期期末考试试

I 听力部分 (20分)

一、听对话回答问题(共10小题,每小题1分)

本部分共有10道小题,每小题你将听到一段对话,每段对话听两遍。在听每段对话前,你将有5秒钟的时间阅读题目;听完后,你还有5秒钟的时间选择你认为最合适的备选答案。 听第1至10段材料,回答第1至10小题。

1. What’s the weather like in Kate’s city?

A. B. C. 2. What is the boy going to do first?

A. B. C. 3. When is Tom’s birthday?

27th 26th 28th A. B. C. 4. Which country does the woman want to visit?

A. B. C. 5. How does the boy go to school every day?

A. By car. B. By bus. C. By bike. 6. What is John’s telephone number?

A. 85067789. B. 85066789. C. 85066798. 7. Where are the two speakers?

A. In a shop. B. At the bus stop. C. In the police station.

8. Who runs the fastest?

A. Lucy. B. Tom. C. Kate. 9. What will David buy for Lisa’s birthday?

A. A birthday card. B. A book. C. A birthday cake. 10. What does the woman mean?

A. She doesn’t have enough pens.

B. She has enough pens for both of them. C. She herself has no more pens.

二、听对话和短文回答问题(共10小题,每小题1分)

你将听到一段对话和两篇短文,各听两遍。听每段对话或短文前,你将有时间阅读相关小题,每小题5秒钟;听完后,每小题你仍有5秒钟的时间选择你认为最合适的备选答案。

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听一段对话,回答第11至12小题。 11. Why was Jim late for school?

A. Because he got up late.

B. Because there was something wrong with his bike.

C. Because there was lots of traffic on the road. 12. What did Ms Liz want him to do?

A. To go to her office after class. B. To finish his homework. C. To get up early.

听第一篇短文,回答第13至15小题。请根据短文内容,选择正确答案,完成信息记录表。

My cat Name Mini Age 3 years old Appearance It has short, grey fur and white paws. Its eyes are 13 . It weighs about two kilograms. Favourite food 14 Sleeping habit It sleeps 15 .

B. green C. blue B. Meat C. Cold milk

B. under the tree C. in

13. A. black 14. A. Fish 15. A. in the basket garden

the

听第二篇短文,回答第16至20小题。 16. How old is Peter?

A. 16 years old. B. 13 years old. C. 30 years old. 17. What is he interested in doing?

A. Making more money. B. Finding a good job. C. Reading books. 18. Why did he want to look for a job?

A. Because he wanted to buy some books. B. Because he wanted to make a lot of money. C. Because he didn’t want to go to school. 19. What is Peter’s first job?

A. To buy newspapers. B. To send newspapers. C. To sell newspapers.

20. Which of the following is true? A. Peter’s family is rich.

B. Peter can get only 5 dollars an hour now. C. Peter can get only 3 dollars an hour now.

II 笔试部分 (80分)

一、单项填空 在A、B、 C、 D四个选项中,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。

(本大题共14分,每小题1分)

21. — I had _______ bad headache. Do you have _______ address of People’s Hospital?

— I’m sorry to hear that. Here is ________ address.

A. a; an; the B. the; an; an C. a; /; the D. a;

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the; the

22. — Did he tell you anything ________?

— Yes, he told us the ________ of learning English well.

A. important; important B. importance; important C. importance; importance D. important; importance

23. Every year there are about _______ people waiting for their trains back home

in the railway station before Spring Festival comes.

A. five thousand of B. five thousand C. thousand of D. five thousands of

24. — There are already five people in the car. They still want me to go with them.

— Oh. It _______ a comfortable journey.

A. can’t be B. mustn’t be C. shouldn’t be D. may be

25. What is the correct structure of the sentence “Driving brings the young man happiness”?

A. S+V+IO+DO B. S+V+DO C. S+V+DO+OC D. S+V+P 26. This piano is too big. Can you make _______ for it?

A. a space B. some space C. some more rooms D. some spaces 27. _______ you are busy now, let’s go next time, OK?

A. For B. When C. Because of D. Since 28. What action should they _______ such a thing happening again?

A. do stopping B. take stopping C. take to stop D. do to stop

29. — Would you like to attend China’s Got Talent《中国达人秀》?

— _______, but I’m busy preparing for my test.

A. My pleasure B. I’d love to C. That’s all right D. Never mind

30. I saw a number of pancakes in the plate, but now there is _______ left in it.

A. none B. something C. nothing D. no one 31. There’s water all over the kitchen. You’d better _______ right away.

A. to mop up it B. to mop it up C. mop it up D. mop up it 32. Everybody should study hard. No one can _______ us _______ a good future.

A. provide; for B. provide; with C. keep; / D. protect; to have

33. The price of petrol(汽油) is not _______ that of last year, so some more people are planning

to buy cars.

A. as expensive as B. so cheap as C. as low as D. so high as

34. We were swimming in the lake _______ suddenly the storm started.

A. until B. while C. when D. before 二、完形填空 先通读下面的短文,掌握其大意,然后从下面四个答案中选择可以填入

相应空白处的最佳答案。(本大题共10分,每小题1分)

You want to run across the street to catch the bus which is leaving soon? But 35 ! You’d better not. If a policeman sees you, you’ll have to pay a fine (罚款).

New traffic laws say that 36 people cross the street when the light is red,

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they can be fined as much as 50 yuan.

Traffic accidents killed more than 104,000 people in China last year. Chinese cities have more cars than ever. Drivers and pedestrians (行人) must work together to make the streets much 37 .

The law has new rules for drivers and pedestrians. Drivers have to slow down when they are close to crosswalks. If people are in a crosswalk, cars must 38 to let them pass.

There are 39 for bus drivers, too. If bus drivers smoke, drink or make phone calls while

40 , they can be fined. Buses that carry too many people are also against(违反) the law.

Pedestrians will have to walk more safely under the new law. They must cross streets at crosswalks. Also, they 41 climb over the fences (栅栏) along streets.

Do you ride a bike to school? It’s not a good idea to 42 classmates on the back. You could be fined 50 yuan. And stay in the right way when you’re riding. The big roads are 43 cars and buses.

If you see a terrible accident, tell the police. And don’t be 44 to help people to the hospital if they are hurt in an accident. Don’t worry about money. The new law says that policemen must take care of them even if they can’t pay right away. 35. A. hurry 36. A. if 37. A. safer slower

38. A. like 39. A. rules exercises

40. A. to drive 41. A. can shouldn’t

42. A. carry move

43. A. in 44. A. happy great

B. look B. when B. happier

C. wait C. so C. lighter

D. listen D. though D.

B. go B. articles

C. turn C. letters C. driving C. should

C. bring

D. stop D.

D. drives D.

D.

B. drive B. could

B. take

B. on C. for B. afraid D. at C. sad

D.

三、阅读理解 阅读下面的短文,然后根据短文内容选择最佳答案。

(本大题共15分,每小题1分)

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Su Su is a 16-year-old Beijinger. She studies at the High School Affiliated to Renmin University. She has just published(发表) her first book, The Enigma of the Universe.

The Enigma of the Universe tells a story of a girl called April. One day she meets an alien(外星人) boy named Kaka. Kaka takes April on a journey into the universe(宇宙). Later April finds out a big secret about Kaka...

What’s special about this book? It’s a book written in both Chinese and English. Su wrote the book when she was 14 years old. She was influenced(影响) by the book Sophie’s World and the movie The Truman Show. Sophie is a girl who is interested in philosophy(哲学). Truman’s life is run by television.

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