鄂尔多斯市第三中学 2015-2016 学年度（下） 高二英语第二次月考试题
第二部分 阅读理解（共两节，满分 40 分） 第一节（共 15 题，每小题 2 分，满分 30 分） 阅读下列短文，从每题所给的四个选项中选出最佳选项，并在答题卡上将该 项涂黑 A Everyone knows how the story of Cinderella does everythi
ng from sweeping the floor to cooking the meals before she meets the prince. If someone asked Cinderella, “Are there any kinds of household work that you particularly hate?” She probably would answer , “Why , none , of course. Housework is my duty!” In the real world, however, most people have certain dislikes for some kinds of household work. Two of these tasks are ironing（熨）clothes and washing dishes. Ironing clothes is most hated because it is not a task that can be completed quickly or thoughtlessly. Each piece of clothing must be handled （处理） separately, so ironing a basket of them can take hours! If you do not follow directions carefully, it might become wrinkled and you have to start over. Perhaps that is why ironing is not a favorite thing to do. It calls for extreme attention to detail from beginning to end. Another household job that many people dislike is washing dishes. Of course, some people claim that this work is no longer a problem because , we have dishwashers now! However, no one would argue that dishes, silverware, and especially pots and pans washed in a dishwasher don’t come out as clean as they do when washed by hand. For this reason, many of us continue to wash our dishes. And it is a job that not only takes a lot of energy but also requires the patience to wash and dry them. In addition, unlike ironing clothes, washing dishes is a thing that usually must be done every day. I don’t know how Cinderella felt about this particular task, but I believe that most people hate it as much as I do.
21. For Cinderella, doing household work is __________. A. what she hates to do. B. what she is responsible for. C. what she loves to do. D. what she is content with. 22. Most people hate to do clothes-ironing because _________. A. it takes a lot of time B. it has to be done by one person. C. it must be handled skillfully D. it needs careful planning. 23. Many people still prefer washing dishes by hand to machine washing because _________. A. hand washed dishes are cleaner B. dishwashers are not so easily handled C. some dishes cannot be washed by machine D. washing dishes by hand is cheaper 24. Ironing is different from washing dishes in that _________. A. it requires patience. B. it is not a daily housework C. it is not tiring. D. it needs less care
Work Hours: B Earn Money This Summer with Sunny Libraries! Do you have too much free time this summer vacation? Do you need a summer job to earn extra money? Do you want to be involved in your community? Sunny Area Library System (SALS) has job opportunities for high school students. These are good chances to get work experience. Book Theater brings children’s Com puter Tutor helps guests to book stories to life. It has shows deal with technology problems, at all Sunny Libraries. Applicants involving Internet searches and should enjoy performing in using the SALS Website to find front of an audience and materials. Applicants should working with young children. Work Hours: 6:00 p.m. a.m. Rate of Pay: $16/performance Bookmobile helps the driver Reader Desk provides service find the routes to libraries. The with a smile while checking truck you work in is materials in and out to guests. air-conditioned, and the driver Friendly attitude and ability to is friendly. Applicants must be work on library data system able to lift heavy boxes. required. have computer skills. Work Hours: 9:00 a.m.— 5:00 p.m. 25. If you are interested in acting, A. Book Theater C. Computer Tutor Sunday and Friday — 4:00 p.m. Rate of Pay: $10/hour
Work Hours: 9:00 a.m. Monday — Tuesday —4:00 p.m. Rate of Pay: $ 7.50/hour should be your choice. B. Bookmobile D. Reader Desk . 8:00 a.m.
26. If you get the job of “Bookmobile”, you are expected to A. work with young children C. check materials for guests 27. The purpose of the advertisement is to A. attract students to libraries C. introduce new books B. lift heavy boxes D. repair computers . B. raise money for libraries D. offer job opportunities C
Practice: Fridays 4:00 p.m. — Monday—Friday
Performance: Tuesdays 10:00 Rate of Pay: $ 8/hour
Editor Henry Slocum, I read your May 10th article in the local newspaper Honesdale Times about electronic books, or e-books, with great interest. You made several points about the disadvantage of e-books. You may have overlooked, however, some of the ways in which they are superior to traditional books. Yes, e-books are expensive, but they are also convenient. In addition, due to their environment-friendly nature, e-books have the potential to change our planets for the better. E-books, for anyone who is unfamiliar with the term, are about the same size and shape as regular books. They have a large screen in the middle, however, this screen shows the reader a page of the text that has been
downloaded from a computer. Once the reader has finished reading the page on the e-book screen, he or she scrolls down to see a new page. The process continues until the entire book has been read. As you pointed out, Mr. Slocum, it’s great to lie on a warm, sandy beach with a book. You can do that just as easily with an e-book as you can with a traditional paper book. In fact, because e-books are so light, you can carry themselves. Say, for example, that you like to read on the bus. Which would you rather carry with you---a heavy 800-page novel, or an e-book that weighs only a few ounces? Another important advantage is offered by e-books as well. They are more environment-friendly than traditional books. At present, thousands of trees cut down each year to meet the publishing industry’s demand for paper. Books that don’t sell are eventually returned to the publisher and destroyed, This terrible waste could be avoided if everyone used e-books, which require no paper. Sincerely, David Eng 28. What does Editor Henry Slocum think about e-books? A. Interesting B. Expensive C. Convenient D. Environment-friendly 29. What is mainly talked about in Paragraph 2? A. What an e-book is B. Why e-books are popular C. How e-books have developed D. Who are the readers of e-books 30. In David’s letter, he thinks that_______ A. E-books will come down in price B. E-books come in various sizes and shapes C. E-books do little harm to the environment D. E-books are no better than traditional books
31. The main purpose of the letter is to ________ A. explain how to read e-books B. honor the person who invented e-books C. scold publishers for wasting so much paper D. provide evidence that e-books are a good idea
D From Japan to Indonesia, a certain kind of pop culture is very hot. But it doesn’t come from Hollywood- it’s Hallyu(韩流) the wave of Korean pop culture that has washed over Asia. It has influenced everything from music to television. And thanks to the Internet social media, it’s now spreading worldwide. South Korea produces all types of entertainment, the most popular being music, soap operas and films. What makes Hallyu so hot in Asia? One reason is that its products are of high quality and much cheaper than western products. Another reason is that eastern cultures are similar to each other, although there are language differences. Korean pop music, or “K-pop”, is topping music charts ( 音乐排行榜 ) everywhere, fans love the songs and the attractive stars. Companies like SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment and YG Entertainment help many K-pop stars, such as Super Junior, Big Bang and Rain, to succeed. And they are not only popular in Asia, they also enjoy popularity in the West. In 2011, Big Bang’s mini-album Tonight reached the top 10 on U.S. iTunes Top Pop Albums. When SM Entertainment took their 2010 world tour to Los Angeles, only 30 percent of the 15,000 fans were Korea. Half of the audience wasn’t even Asian! One important reason for the success of Hallyu is simply the Internet. A little more than 10 years ago, Korean soap operas, movies and music reached the outside world quite slowly. They began in Korea, then gradually spread outward, appearing in its neighboring countries where local TV and radio companies would play them. Now they are played around the world online at
the same time. YouTube is another major way to get Korean entertainment to fans everywhere. It is an inexpensive and effective ( 有效的 ) way for artists to introduce their work to a large audience. In 2010 the YouTube channels for the top three Korean entertainment groups together had nearly 800 million views from 225 different countries. 32. Hallyu is very hot in Asia partly because . A. languages in Asia are similar to each other B. the quality of South Korea’s products is high C. South Korea’s products are the cheapest in Asia D. the culture is the most fashionable in the world 33. The author shows the popularity of K-pop in the West . A. in order of time B. in order of space C. by listing reasons D. by giving examples 34. The last two paragraphs mainly tell us . A. how important the Internet is B. what helps Hallyu spread quickly C. why Hallyu is popular worldwide D. how popular and effective YouTube is 35. What would be the best title for the text? A. K-pop tops music charts everywhere B. Hallyu makes waves across the world C. YouTube helps Korean cultures spread D. Korean soap operas are growing in popularity 第二节（共 5 小题；每小题 2 分，满分 10 分） 根据短文内容，从短文后的选项中选出能填入空白处的最佳选项。选项中有 两项为多余选项。 （请将答案填写在第Ⅱ卷的相应位置） Are you truly happy? Do you ever know what it means to be happy and what it takes to achieve happiness? __36__. The following are a few tips that I follow to create happiness in my life.
※ Make a plan for attaining goals that you believe will make you happy. Your moods will very likely increase if you are going after something you value. ※Surround yourself with happy people. It is easy to begin to think negatively when you are surrounded by people who think that way. ___37__. ※When something goes wrong, try to figure out a solution instead of being absorbed in self-pity. Truly happy people don’t allow setbacks to affect their mood because they know that with a little thought they can turn the circumstances back to their favor. ※__38_. These few minutes will give you the opportunity to focus on the positive things in your life and will lead you to continuous happiness. ※ 39 . Whether you treat yourself to lunch, take a long, relaxing bath or simply spend a few extra minutes on your appearance, you will be subconsciously putting yourself in a better mood. ※Finding the humor in situations can also lead to happiness. Find a way to make light of a situation that would otherwise make you happy. ※Keeping healthy is another way to achieve happiness. 40 A．What makes one person happy may be very different from what makes someone else happy. B．On the contrary, if you are around people who are happy, their emotional state will be infectious. C． Being overweight or not eating nutritious foods can have a negative effect on your mood． D．These are important questions for anyone who is seeking happiness to ask themselves. E．Spend a few minutes each day thinking about the things that make you happy. F．There are some tips in life that lead to happiness. G．It’s also important to take some time each day to do something nice for yourself .
第三部分 完形填空（共 20 小题；每小题 1.5 分，满分 30 分） 阅读下面短文，掌握其大意，然后从所给的四个选项（A、B、C 和 D）中， 选出最佳选项。 Having been out of work for two years because of poor health，I decided to look for a part time job. I 41 and interviewed again and again with no progress．I was getting pretty 42 . It was freezing cold last Tuesday evening．I was waiting at a(n) 43 when I saw a young woman wearing just a T-shirt and no 44 . I asked if she needed any 45 ．She told me she had lost everything in a big fire and had been 46 for two days. I dug in my 47 and took out $5.00 so she could get something to eat ．I then took off my 48 and shoes and gave them to her. She looked at me and said, “Aren’t you， going to be cold?” I told her， it would be worth it if they could keep her a little bit 49 . She was moved to tears and thanked me with a 50 . Then as I got on the bus the miracle(奇迹)of 51 kindness happened．When I was to 52 the fare, the bus driver said with a smile, “Madam, I saw what you just did and your 53 is on me． ” I 44 my thanks and was about to sit down when a lady dressed in a business suit said to me， “You just did the most 55 thing I have ever seen．What can I do for you?”I jokingly said a 56 job would be nice．She asked for my name and said she might be able to 57 something out． The next day she 58 me， saying she had a part-time position 59 in her company and wanted me to come in and meet with the manager that day．I had started my act of kindness just to make myself feel good，but I never expected to get so much 60 ! 41．A．dressed B．begged C．applied D．explained 42． A． surprised B． discouraged C． refreshed D． frightened 43 A． bus stop B． subway station C． local park D． office building 44．A．socks B．shoes C．gloves D．glasses 45．A．advice B．work C．information D．help
46．A．walking 47．A．purse 48．A．glasses 49． A． happier 50．A．scream 51． A． spreading 52．A．change 53．A．bill 54． A． sent 55． A． unbelievable 56． A． paying 57．A．work 58．A．visited 59．A．empty 60． A． after all
B．moving B．room B．coat B． smarter B．hug B． praising B．check B．debt B． accepted B． ordinary B． comfortable B．pick B．met B．available B． for nothing
C．surviving C．book C．watch C． warmer C．jump C． enjoying C．borrow C．rent C． felt C． inspiring C． tough C．set C．heard C．absent C． in return
D．starving D．hand D．hat D． healthier D．gift D． accepting D．pay D．fare D． expressed D． reasonable D． challenging D．keep D．called D．free D． above all
第Ⅱ卷（二部分，共 50 分）
第四部分 英语知识应用 第一节 阅读下面材料，用不多于 3 个单词的正确形式填空（共 10 小题，每 题 1.5 分，满分 15 分） For many years, volunteers, both young and old, have been helping the poor and elderly people of this area. They spend long hours building wheelchair paths, fixing leaky(有漏洞的）roofs and repairing the homes of those 61 need help. Their only payment is the happy smiles and grateful hearts of the people whom 62 have helped. I will always remember one man in particular 63 he has a real enthusiasm for voluntary work. He seemed to have inspired all the people in his group with his 64 (encourage) spirit. Every day when I asked him 65 he was doing, he would reply, “I'm doing well!”. 66 the end of the month
as he was preparing to leave, I looked at all the homes he 67 (fix) and had to agree that he was indeed doing 68 good job! A nice house，a successful career，and a lot of money might be nice to have， but 69 (compare) with fixing others' home and helping those who are in need, their 70 (significant) is not so great. 第二节 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， 请你修改你同学写的以下作 文。文中共有 10 处语言错误，每句中最多有两处。错误涉及一个单词的增加、 删除或修改。[来源:学§ 科§ 网] 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。 修改：在错的词下划一横线，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。 Dear Jin Jing， Your problem is common one among middle school students. Maybe the following advices can help you. First in all，believe in yourself. Your greatest problem is that you lack(缺少) self-confidence. The first thing you must do is to smile at your classmate. One smile speaks loud about your wish to make friends than any word. Your smile will show that you are friendly to him. Next， trying talking with a student who is as shy as you or who share the same interest as you. You can discuss your studies with a classmate，and you can also talk about your hobbies as well. Unless anyone is in trouble，you should be ready to help him or her. Once you have confidence，you can make as many friends as possibly.
书面表达 (25 分) 你所在的城市即将举办国际贸易博览会。有关部门现向全社会招聘志
愿者。要求： (1)具有为国际友人服务的热情； (2)掌握丰富的文化知识，既是服务人员，也是文化的使者； (3)具有流利的英语表达能力，能做好沟通工作。 假如你叫李华，请根据以上要求，写一封想作博览会志愿者的申请信。 要求：字迹工整，120 词左右。 参考词汇：国际贸易博览会 the International Trade Exposition 使者 carrier
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