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广东省惠州市2016届高三第二次调研考试英语试题 Word版含答案

惠州市 2016 届高三第二次调研考试 英 语 2015.10 本试卷分选择题和非选择题两部分。满分 120 分(最终成绩按总分 135 分进 行折算) ,考试用时 120 分钟。 注意事项: 1. 本试卷分第Ⅰ卷(选择题)和第Ⅱ卷(非选择题)两部分。 2. 答题前,考生务必将自己的姓名,准考证号填写在答题卡相应的位置。 3. 全部答案应在答题卡上完成,答在本试卷上无效。 4. 考试结束后,将答题卡交回。 第I卷 第一部分 阅读理解(共两节,满分 40 分) 第一节 (共 15 小题;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(A、B、C 和 D)中,选出最佳选项,并在答 题卡上将该项涂黑。 A Failing in something isn’t a really nice feeling, but Scotland’ s Fettes College in Edinburgh wants to show its students that failure isn’t something to fear and is actually something to accept willingly! The boarding school held “failure week” to celebrate taking risks and learning from them. Whether in sports or school, children often face lots of pressure to succeed and do well, and the school was becoming concerned. “Young people from all walks of life live in a high-pressure environment where they are trying very hard to achieve a level of perfection,” said Sue Bruce, head of personal and social education in the school. “This week at Fettes we have been focusing on one of the most misunderstood parts of success: failure. While we are often scared of failure, it is important to learn that it is only through failing, often many times, that we learn how to succeed. All through the week, we have looked at the experiences of some of the most successful inventors, artists and businessmen, who failed hundreds, if not thousands of times on their journey to success,” read a letter on Fettes College’s website. To celebrate failure, students were encouraged to try something they’ve never done before, like playing an instrument or dancing in front of audiences. A number of students stepped up and tried things that they finally failed in, but they had fun and enjoyed the experience. “The concert was extremely enjoyable, proving that we should always try not to worry about failure and have a go!” read another note on the website. Students were also taught about famous people like J.K. Rowling and Richard Branson who failed many times before they finished what they set out to do. “If they let the fear of failure stop them from doing something, they are actually stopping themselves from learning, developing, and potentially succeeding,”said Bruce. 1. What is the purpose of the boarding school to hold “failure week”? A. To get the students involved in social activities. B. To help the students accept and learn from failure. C. To make the students study even harder. D. To teach the students how to get relaxed. 2. During the “failure week” the students coul

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