高一下学期期中考试 英语试卷(110 分钟） 第 I 卷： 第一节：阅读理解（共 15 小题, 每小题 2 分, 满分 30 分） 阅读下面的短文, 从每题所给的四个选项(A、B、C、D)中, 选出最佳选项, 并在答题卡上涂 黑。 (A) Bill Clinton took office (就职)on January 20,1993 and became the 42nd U.
S. President (总统). He is the first U.S. president who was born after World War II. He is also one of the youngest of all U.S. presidents. Clinton was born in a poor family. Three months before he was born, his father, William Blats, died. When he was small, his mother remarried (再婚) Norger Clinton, so the boy?s family name was changed. In the summer of 1963, Clinton was asked to visit the city of Washington. During his visit, he met President Kennedy in the White House. At that time, he wanted to become a president, and now he is! 21. Clinton?s father died______. A. after 1946 B. before Clinton was born C. before World War II D. when Clinton was young 22. Why was the boy?s name changed? A.Because he became a president B.Because his family was very poor C. Because his father was dead D. Because his mother remarried Norger Clinton 23. In 1963 Clinton came to the city of Washington___. A. to take part in an exam B. for his holidays C. for a visit D. to have a meeting with Kennedy (B.) Ellen Parker was worried about her health. She could not walk very quickly and it was difficult for her to climb stairs. She was soon out of breath. “I suppose I had better go to the doctor,” she thought. She went to the doctor and told him her problem. “I?m not at all surprised, ”he said. “It?s clear what your