高中英语 广东省湛江一中2013-2014学年高一3月月考 试卷 试题及答案.doc
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    Terry, who failed again and again in career (事业), often complained that he had been cheated by others. One day he told his wife he was so disappointed with the city  16  he had to leave.

    It was the evening of  17  weekend when they moved to another city. Terry and his wife  18  (tidy) up their new home busily when the light suddenly went out. Terry was regretful to have forgotten bringing along candles and had to wait   19  (help) in a low mood. Just then he heard knocks on his door. Wondering who  20  was, Terry, a newcomer to this city, went to the door and opened it impatiently.  21  the door was a little girl, shyly asking whether he had candles. “No” Terry answered in anger and shut the door violently.

    After a while, the girl knocked again.  22  this time she was holding two candles, saying, “My grandma told me the new neighbour downstairs might need candles. She sent me here to give you these.” Terry was very surprised by  23  he saw.

    At that moment he suddenly realized what caused his  24   (repeat) failure in life. The person who had cheated him in life was really nobody else but  25  .

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    Children find meanings in their old family tales.     

    When Stephen Guyer’s three children were growing up, he told them stories about how his grandfather, a banker,    26    all in the 1930s, but did not lose sight of what he valued most. In one of the darkest times when his strong-minded grandfather was nearly    27   , he loaded his family into the car and    28    them to see family members in Canada with a    29   , “There are more important things in life than money.”

    The    30    took on a new meaning recently when Mr. Guyer downsized to a    31    house from a more expensive and comfortable one. He was    32    that his children, a daughter, 15, and twins, 22, would be upset. To his surprise, they weren’t. Instead, their reaction echoed (重复) their great-grandfather’s. What they    33    about was how warm the people were in the house and how much of their heart was accessible.

    Many parents are finding family stories have surprising power to help children through     34    times. Storytelling experts say the phenomenon (现象) reflects a growing    35   in telling tales, evidenced (证明) by a rise in storytelling events and festivals.

    A university    36    of 65 families with children aged from 14 to 16 found kids’ ability to    37    parents’ stories was linked to a lower rate of anger and anxiety.

    The    38    is telling the stories in a way children can hear. We’re not talking here about the kind of story that    39   , “When I was a kid, I walked to school every day uphill both ways, barefoot in the snow.” Instead, we should choose a story suited (适合) to the child’s    40   , and make eye contact to create “a personal experience”. We don’t have to tell children what they should take from the story and what the moral is.

    【小题1A. missed      B. lost                    C. forgot               D. ignored

    【小题2A. friendless  B. worthless          C. penniless          D. homeless

    【小题3A. fetched    B. allowed            C. expected        D. took

    【小题4A. hope        B. promise            C. suggestion       D. belief

    【小题5A. tale           B. agreement      C. arrangement  D. report

    【小题6A. large         B. small                 C. new                  D. grand

    【小题7A. surprised   B. annoyed          C. disappointed  D. worried

    【小题8A. talked       B. cared               C. wrote               D. heard

    【小题9A. good        B. hard                 C. old                    D. modern

    【小题10A. argument                            B. skill                     C. interest    D. anxiety

    【小题11A. study      B. design              C. party                D. staff

    【小题12A. provide  B. retell                 C. support            D. refuse

    【小题13A. trouble   B. gift                    C. fact                  D. trick

    【小题14A. means    B. ends                 C. begins              D. proves

    【小题15A. needs     B. activities           C. hobbies           D. habits

    题型:完型填空  知识点:人物传记/故事阅读类
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    There are quite a few advantages of wearing school uniforms. The idea may seem disagreeable at first, but considering all the positive effects coming from wearing uniforms you would be more likely to enjoy them.

    Teachers love school uniforms because it helps provide an orderly learning environment. Having students dressed in uniforms may teach them how to present themselves in a neat and professional manner. It gives students the opportunity to learn how to dress like young ladies and gentleman. And they can focus their attention on academics rather than style.

    Purchasing (购买) school uniforms is easy and needs less hesitation and consideration. No matter what the school’s policy is, there are only specific essential (基本的) pieces to the wardrobe (服装) that are necessary, so it won’t break the bank. A few wardrobe items can last a long time. Parents could also enjoy an easy morning, as it will take less time to choose a set of clothes for the school day.

    Students wearing uniforms will feel less pressure about what to wear or not to wear when their classmates are dressed similarly. Getting dressed before school becomes less of a chore(琐事) when students are limited in their choices, so there shouldn’t be any trouble about choosing an outfit for the day and getting ready quickly. Some students may not like the lack of individuality(个性) with a uniform, but some school dress code policies may offer them the opportunities to show their unique styles.

    Uniforms today are also becoming trendier and can be seen in many areas of pop culture. Celebrities(名人)and fashion designers are using uniforms as inspiration for new looks which also appeal to students.

    【小题1 What would be the best title for the text?

    A. How to dress properly.        

    B. The history of school uniforms.

    C. The advantages of school uniforms.       

    D. How to deal with pressure in school.

    【小题2Teachers think that wearing school uniforms ________________.

    A. is just a tradition that students should follow

    B. makes students feel less pressure in study

    C. helps students put more effort into their studies

    D. makes students lose their independence and identity

    【小题3The underlined part “it won’t break the bank” in Paragraph 3 probably means “__________”.

    A. a school uniform doesn’t cost a lot of money

    B. a school uniform should be worn every day

    C. parents will have to go to the bank many times

    D. parents who work in a bank can afford the uniform

    【小题4We can infer from the text that school uniforms _________.

    A. are not popular with fashion designers

    B. were not accepted by parents in the past

    C. will be designed by students themselves

    D. will be more fashionable in the future

    【小题5The author’s attitude towards students’ wearing school uniforms is ___________.

    A. negative               B. supportive            C. doubtful               D. unclear

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    Do you ever wonder why the English have one word for some animals and a different one for their meat? Why do they use pig and pork, cow and beef, and sheep and mutton? To find it out, we have to go back to 1066, when the Norman French invaded England and put a French king on the English throne (王位), which not only changed the government but also changed the language. French became the language of the upper classes of society. And it remained that way for 300 years. Only these high society people could afford to eat meat. As a result, French words like porc (pork) and beouf (beef) came into the English language. However, poor English farmers raised the animals. So the English language retained the words pig and cow from the Native Anglo-Saxon.

    The Norman French added about 10,000 French words to the English language. Seventy-five percent of them are still in use today.

    In French grammar, nouns have either a male or female gender (性别), so adjectives (形容词) take different forms for each. English has only one adjective that does this, and it came from French. The word “blond” describes someone with light-colored hair. “Blond” is used for men, and “blonde” describes women. And they are also nouns.

    Some French words that entered the English language have taken on completely different meanings. The French phrase “a la mode” means “in style”. In English, the phrase means “with the ice cream”. Someone must have decided something eaten with ice cream was in style!

    Now, as you learn English, you’re on your way to learning French!

    【小题1French was once popular among the upper classes of the UK because_____.

        A. too many French moved to Britain

        B. French brought animals with them    

      C. the king and his officials spoke French

      D. the king allowed French to be spoken

    【小题2 Which word can replace the word “retained” in Paragraph 1?

        A. Chose         B. Kept            C. Introduced      D. Give up

    【小题3 Why does an English speaker find French easy to learn?

      A. Because English and French share similar pronunciations.

        B. Because English grammar and French grammar are similar.

        C. Because a large number of English words have French origins.

      D. Because English has great influences on the French language.

    【小题4French grammar is very different from English grammar because ______.

        A. no words have the same pronunciation

       B. all words have the same pronunciation

        C. English nouns have a male or female gender

        D. French nouns have different adjective forms

    【小题5What conclusion can we draw from the text?

      A. Language is closely related to history and culture.

      B. French and English words have nothing in common.

      C. Language is controlled by the upper classes of society.

      D. English combines French and the Native Anglo-Saxon.

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    There are two types of people in the world. Although they have equal degree of health, wealth and other comforts of life, one becomes happy and the other becomes unhappy. This arises from the different ways in which they consider things, persons, events and the resulting effects upon their minds.

          People who are to be happy fix their attention on the convenience of things: the pleasant parts of conversation, the well prepared dishes, the goodness of the wine and the fine weather. They enjoy all the cheerful things. Those who are to be unhappy think and speak only of the opposite things. Therefore, they are continually dissatisfied. By their remarks, they sour the pleasure of society, offend (冒犯) many people, and make themselves disagreeable everywhere. If this turn of mind was sounded in nature, such unhappy persons would be the more to be pitied. The intention of criticizing and being disliked is perhaps taken up by imitation. It grows into a habit, unknown to its possessors. The habit may be strong, but it may be cured when those who have realized its bad effects on their interests and tastes. I hope this little warning may be of service to them, and help them change this habit.

          Although in fact it is chiefly all act of the imagination, it has serious results in life since it brings on deep sorrow and bad luck. Those people offend many others: nobody loves them, and no one treats them with more than the most common politeness and respect. This frequently puts them in bad temper and draws them into arguments. If they aim at getting some advantages in social position or fortune, nobody wishes them success. Nor will anyone start a step or speak a word to favor their hopes. If they bring on themselves public objections, no one will defend or excuse them, and many will join to criticize their wrong doings. These people should change this bad habit and be pleased with what is pleasing, without worrying needlessly about themselves and others. If they do not, it will be good for others to avoid any contact with them. Otherwise, it can be disagreeable and sometimes very inconvenient, especially when one becomes mixed up in their quarrels.

    【小题1People who are unhappy                   

    A. always consider things differently from others

          B. usually are affected by the results of certain things

          C. usually misunderstand what others think or say

          D. always discover the unpleasant side of certain things

    【小题2The phrase “sour the pleasure of society” most probably means“               .”

          A. have a good taste with social life      B. make others unhappy

         C. tend to scold others openly                  D. enjoy the pleasure of life

    【小题3We can conclude from the passage that__________.

          A. we should pity all such unhappy people

          B. such unhappy people are dangerous to social life

          C. people can get rid of the habit of unhappiness

          D. unhappy people can not understand happy persons

    【小题4If such unhappy persons insist on keeping the habit, the author suggests that people should_______.

          A. prevent any communication with them

          B. show respect and politeness to them

          C. persuade them to recognize the bad effects

          D. quarrel with them until they realize the mistakes

    【小题5In this passage, the writer mainly __________.

          A. describes two types of people

          B. laughs at the unhappy people

          C. suggests the unhappy people should get rid of the habits of unhappiness

          D. tells people how to be unhappy in life

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