1.— Don’t forget to feed the cat while I’m away.
— No, I ______.
A. don’t B. won’t C. can’t D. didn’t
2. With a ______ expression on her face, she is ______ about what to do next.
A. puzzled; puzzling B. puzzling; puzzled
C. puzzled; puzzled D. puzzling; puzzling
3. Seeing the tiger walking ______ them, the small animals ran ______ all directions.
A. near; to B. to; towards C. by; in D. towards; in
4. His plan is excellent in ______, but I don’t think it will work in practice.
A. theory B. exercise C. theme D. paper
5. It was a pity ______ John wouldn’t be able to spend his vacation with me.
A. that B. when C. why D. whether
6. The Chinese government has done what it can to prevent the A H1N1 flu ______.
A. to spread B. from spreading C. to be spread D. from being spread
7. A civil war ______ if the three parties cannot reach an agreement.
A. will take place B. will be broken out
C. took place D. broke out
8. Nothing more was heard from him ______ we began to wonder if he was dead.
A. now that B. so that C. as if D. as long as
9. She walked around the room with her nose in the air, pretending I didn’t ______.
A. live B. exist C. survive D. breathe
10. Bruce lost the game. To ______, I told him a lot of jokes.
A. cheer him up B. pick him up C. cheer up him D. pick up him
11. Though he is 10 years old, he doesn’t know that 2 ______ by 4 makes 8.
A. multiplying B. is multiplying C. multiplied D. is multiplied
12. Now the number of the students in our school is ______ that of five years ago.
A. as twice much as B. twice as larger as
C. as twice large as D. twice as large as
13. They ______ to finish the project before Sunday, but they didn’t make it because of the heavy snow.
A. succeeded B. tried C. managed D. thought
14. I comforted myself with the belief ______ my friend was right so I didn’t need to worry.
A. what B. which C. that D. if
15. The building ______ by trees and flowers is where the girls practice dancing.
A. surrounding B. is surrounding C. surrounded D. is surrounded
16. ______ in Chinese tea culture, Lewis came to China to study it.
A. Encouraged B. Impressed C. Pleased D. Interested
17. The teacher always waits until all the children ______ before he starts the lesson.
A. get down B. set down C. put down D. settle down
18. ______ I know, he isn’t coming to the party.
A. As soon as B. As long as C. As well as D. As far as
19. We need to make all the preparations ______ two days, because they have brought forward the date of the competition.
A. before B. at C. among D. within
20. Billy decided to complete his journey around the world ______ give up, although he was injured in an accident.
A. rather than B. other than C. more than D. better than
第部分： 完形填空(共20小题;每小题1.5分，满分30分) 阅读下面短文，从短文后所给各题的四个选项(A、B、C、D)中选出能填入空白处的最佳选项。
?When I was in the seventh grade, I was a volunteer in a hospital. I spent most of the time there with Mr. Gillespie. He never had any and nobody seemed to care about his living 22 .
I spent many days holding his hand, talking to him and 23 anything that needed to be done. He became my close friend, 24 he only responded with an occasional (偶尔的) squeeze (捏) of my 25 .
I left for a week to visit my parents. And when I came back, Mr. Gillespie was 26 . I didn’t have the 27 to ask the nurses where he was. I was afraid that they might 28 me that he had died.
Several 29 later, I became a college student. One day, I noticed a familiar face at a gas station. When I 30 who it was, my eyes were filled with tears. He was 231 . He was Mr. Gillespie. With an uncertain look 32 his face, he replied “yes”. I 33 how I knew him, and that I had spent many hours talking with him in the hospital. His eyes were full of tears, and he gave me the warmest hug I had ever 34 .
He began to tell me that 35 he lay there unconsciously (无意识地), he could hear me talking to him and could 36 me holding his hand all the time. He thought it was an angel (天使), not a person, who was there with him.
Mr. Gillespie 37 believed that it was my voice and 38 that had kept him alive.
Although I haven’t 39 him after that, it fills my heart with 40 every day. I know that I made a difference between life and death and more importantly, he made me an angel.
21. A. visitors B. relatives C. patients D. doctors
22. A. interests B. requests C. conditions D. opinions
23. A. talking about B. looking after C. pointing out D. helping with
24. A. so that B. even though C. soon after D. as if
25. A. hand B. head C. nose D. arm
26. A. killed B. lost C. gone D. changed
27. A. energy B. chance C. courage D. time
28. A. cheat B. tell C. remind D. warn
29. A. days B. weeks C. months D. years
30. A. recognized B. wondered C. heard D. asked
31. A. well B. alive C. silent D. alone
32. A. at B. on C. behind D. in
33. A. apologized B. remembered C. explained D. admitted
34. A. dreamed B. seen C. wanted D. received
35. A. because B. if C. unless D. although
36. A. notice B. feel C. imagine D. watch
37. A. hardly B. quickly C. firmly D. nearly
38. A. humor B. duty C. touch D. success
39. A. forgotten B. called C. missed D. seen
40. A. joy B. regret C. respect D. sorrow
It was 8:30am and the doorbell rang. I answered the door and there was Mr. Jones, who was from a bike-racing company. Mr. Jones said, “Congratulations! You are one of our finalists for this year’s US Bike Tour Challenge. If you can ride your bike from here to Miami, Florida and finish it first, you will win $50,000. You can only take ten stops on this race and this doesn’t include overnight stays at hotels. Will you accept this challenge, Mr. Wozniak?” I agreed, and so did my parents.
Mr. Jones explained to me the rules. The race began the next day. The first day was very smooth for me. But unluckily the next four days, I bumped into some rain, which didn’t stop until I reached North Carolina. And I had used six stops because of the bad weather. It would take five days to get to Florida, so I would travel one day without making a stop. And I did it. On the sixth day, I succeeded in making it all the way to Savannah Georgia without a stop. Four days later, I arrived in downtown Miami and I was informed that I was in the 4th place. So I thought to myself I could win. At 6:15pm, I found myself head to head with another racer. We both switched gears to head for the finish line.
When the officials announced, “The Ohio competitor, Evan Wozniak, is the winner!”I was so excited that I fell off my bike. Happily I got the $50,000 for winning this race. And I did it in ten days.
41. Evan Wozniak is a competitor from ______.
A. Ohio B. North Carolina C. Savannah Georgia D. Florida
42. Which of the following statements is TRUE according to the text?
A. Mr. Jones was one of the finalists for this year’s US Bike Tour Challenge.
B. Evan Wozniak gave up the challenge for his parents’ objection (反对).
C. Riding from North Carolina to Florida needs at least 5 days.
D. Evan Wozniak successfully finished his race without any trouble.
43. The underlined word “informed” is closest in meaning to ______.
A. called B. told C. reminded D. ordered
44. The correct route of this year’s US Bike Tour Challenge is ______.
A. Miami, Florida→North Carolina→Savannah Georgia→Ohio
B. Ohio→Savannah Georgia→North Carolina→Miami, Florida
C. Miami, Florida→Savannah Georgia→North Carolina→Ohio
D. Ohio→North Carolina→Savannah Georgia→Miami, Florida
Hilton Universal City
Outdoor swimming pool; rooms with two double beds (sleep 4); mini-fridges in rooms; on-site restaurants and 24-hour room service with children’s menu and snack cafe; fee car parking; the hotel is walking distance to Universal Studios and City Walk with lots of restaurants.
Holiday Inn Universal Studios Hollywood
Rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4), a mini-fridge, a microwave and a game table; on-site restaurants serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with family-friendly food; outdoor swimming pool; fee car parking.
Holiday Inn Express Universal City
Indoor swimming pool; rooms with two queen beds (sleep 4); breakfast is included in the room rate; free car parking; coin-operated laundry.
Magic Castle Hotel
Breakfast is included in the room rate; snacks (such as cookies and ice cream); one or two bedroom suites (sleep 4); suites have fully-equipped kitchen, living and dining areas; restaurants in the neighborhood; fee car parking; outdoor swimming pool.
45. Children will love to stay in Hilton Universal City because ______.
A. it has mini-fridges in rooms B. they love to swim
C. it serves children’s food D. they can sleep well
46. At Magic Castle Hotel, you needn’t pay extra money for ______.
A. breakfast B. snacks C. swimming D. washing
47. At which website can you find the advertisements?
A. www.travelforfamilies.com. B. www.children’ stories.com.
C. www.teens’life.com. D. www.goodnews.com.
A telescope (望远镜), called Gaia, is being designed by astronomers in Europe, and it couldn’t be more different from Pan-STARRS, which is another telescope being designed. While Pan-STARRS will be looking for asteroids (小行星) and comets headed for Earth, Gaia will be looking at our entire galaxy (银河系).
Gaia is designed to draw a map of the Milky Way, our home galaxy. Just as a map of your town gives you a picture of where things are located, Gaia’s map of the galaxy will tell astronomers where the stars are. Over five years, Gaia will observe (观察) about a billion stars and other objects in our galaxy. Each object will be observed about 70 times.
Gaia will be sent into space connected to a rocket. It contains two telescopes, each focused at a different angle (角度). These two telescopes act like Gaia’s “eyes”. The reason why humans can see things in 3D is that we have two eyes focused on the same object, at slightly different angles. By using two telescopes like eyes, Gaia can produce the first 3D map of the positions of the stars it views.
Gaia, which is to be sent into space in 2011, will be a powerful telescope. If you were to use it on Earth, for example, you could stand 600 miles away from your best friends and still get a clear picture of their hair.
Gaia is one of more than a dozen telescopes being designed by scientists right now. The next generation of telescopes will reveal new parts of our universe that will seem surprising. The universe, with all its planets, stars and other strange objects, is a puzzle with pieces that we can see by using powerful telescopes.
48. How many different angles can Gaia focus at each time?
A. 2. B. 3. C. 4. D. 5.
49. The map to be drawn by Gaia ______.
A. can show every building on Earth
B. can show you where your town is
C. will just show the stars around Earth
D. will show where the stars are in our home galaxy
50. What’s Paragraph 4 mainly about?
A. What Gaia will do in space. B. When Gaia will start to work.
C. How powerful Gaia will be. D. What Gaia will do to Earth.
51. The underlined sentence in the last paragraph suggests that the next generation of telescopes _______.
A. seem very surprising to scientists
B. will not be put into use in a short time
C. will just look at new things in universe
D. will be more powerful than the old generations
Clean water is not only important for food production, but necessary for our life. However, large numbers of people in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa are going without. The World Health Organization reports that almost 4,000 children die each day for dirty water or lack (缺少) of water.
Agriculture is the primary user of water at 70–85% of fresh water in the world. Industrial uses of water don’t often come to mind, but you may be surprised to know that industry uses 59% of the water supply in developed countries.
Home use takes up only 8% in the world. But as cities grow, the local government has to cut down on water use. Many cities are turning to privatization (私有化) of water as a method of controlling use. The poor are paying as much as a quarter of their monthly income (收入) for water in some developing countries.
In 60% of large European cities, groundwater is being used at a faster rate. People are saving water by simply using less and being careful with what they do use. Sometimes it’s as simple as not throwing out water that they could use elsewhere.
In Australia overuse of water has always been a problem. The Australian government has encouraged households and industries to collect rainwater and reuse water from showers. Tech-nology is helping householders for shower and bath water for reuse in toilets or gardens.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made a water saving program designed to encourage families and businesses to examine their water use and save more water. Good water management has been considered by scientists and the UN as the key to solving the water problem. We can all work together to protect our valuable water in our daily life.
52. In developed countries, most water is used by ______.
A. agriculture B. industry
C. families D. businesses
53 To save water, what do Australians and Europeans both choose to do?
A. Find more groundwater.
B. Make good use of rainwater.
C. Recycle water for a second use.
D. Encourage people to have fewer showers.
54. According to scientists, to deal with water shortage, the most important is to ______.
A. cut down on water use at home
B. have good control over water use
C. popularize privatization of water
D. introduce water-saving technologies
55. What would be the best tile for the passage?
A. Water—the source of all lives B. Water and people’s health
C. Save water, save the world
D. New ways to save water
第二节 (共5小题; 每小题2分, 满分10分)
Planning before buying something is a good idea. For example, you are going to buy a pet dog, you still have to consider a few things and plan them well before you welcome it in the house. 56 You will also have to train it well so that it does not misbehave in front of people. You should realize that it is a big responsibility.
57 Think about whether your pocket can manage the purchase, as well as different items for keeping the dog. If something goes wrong with the health of your pet, you will have to spend some extra money on it.
The next thing you need to consider is your home. 58 You will also have to consider the family members. If your living place is already too crowded with people, getting a dog as an additional member of the house will not be a good idea.
59 Make sure nobody is allergic (过敏的) to the fur of the dog. Also make sure that you can easily find time to train the dog. Ensure that your family is welcoming to this idea.
60 When you are bringing this best friend in your house, you must make sure everything is right for it. You should make life easier for it, as well as others who are living in your house.
A. Looking after your dog doesn’t only mean taking it for a walk or playing with it.
B. A dog is supposed to be man’s best friend.
C. Before you think about getting a dog, think about the affordability (经济承受力).
D. The training should start as soon as the dog is in your care.
E. Once the dog has learned how to sit, you may teach him to shake hands.
F. You will also have to think about any health problems related to your family.
G. A small apartment will not be fit to house a large dog.
I like taking photos very much. Once I travelled by ship ___61___ a cloudy morning. It was in the afternoon ___62___ the weather turned fine. Therefore, I wanted to take some photos. I was looking around and I saw next to me a lovely little girl ___63___ (sit) on her father’s shoulders. ___64___ was lucky for me to meet such a perfect moment—the girl was smiling and the surrounding view was beautiful. Without thinking, I took a picture ___65___ the little girl at that moment. Her mother was surprised that a _____ (strange) was photographing her daughter. I explained that I was moved by that sight and showed them ___67___ photo on my digital(数字的) camera. They loved it very much. I said I could email it to them when I got home. Finally, they gave _____ their email address. The next day, I sent them their daughter’s photo as I __69___ (promise). This morning I received a message back saying they are grateful and ___0___ they are very happy with the lovely photo of their daughter and a lovely memory of the day.
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。
Mark Twain, one of the best-known American writer in the 19th century, who was born in Missouri. His hometown lie on the banks of the Mississippi River, there he spent his childhood. When he grew up, he worked like a pilot on a river boat for some time. Mark Twain is his pen name. He took it from the shout of the sailors measure the depth of the water. Mark Twain wrote a lot of novels, but one of them is The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It brought his fame and honor. Some of his writings have translated into many languages. He and his works are deep loved by readers throughout the world.