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上海财经大学附属北郊高级中学2019年高二下学期期末考试英语试题 Word版含答案

上海市北郊高级中学2018-2019学年第二学期期末考试

高二年级英语试卷

I Listening Comprehension: 30%

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Part A Short Conversations: 10%

Directions: In Part A, you will hear ten short conversations between two speakers. At the end of each conversation, a question will be asked about what was said. The conversations and the questions will be spoken only once. After you hear a conversation and the question about it, read the four possible answers on your paper, and decide which one is the best answer to the question you have heard.

1. A. To an art gallery. B. To a party.

C. To a wedding.

D. To a theatre.

2. A. By plane. B. By train. C. By car. D. By boat.

3. A. 15 minutes. B. 30 minutes. C. 40 minutes. D. 45 minutes.

4. A. She has become fond of chemistry after learning more.

B. She has got better grades because of hard work.

C. It’s hard for her to catch up with her classmates in chemistry.

D. She has learned more about chemistry.

5. A. Walk to the corner. B. Make a left turn.

C. Walk two hours.

D. Walk to the traffic lights.

6. A. Anyone can do the job. B. No one can do the job.

C. Allen can certainly do the job.

D. Allen cannot do the job.

7. A. He is at his office.

B. He is on his way to where they should meet.

C. He is at home.

D. He is on the scene dealing with an urgent matter.

8. A. It is not available now.

B. It has been reprinted several times.

C. It’s available in every bookstore.

D. It has attracted a large number of readers.

9. A. The woman should go to the bank with him.

B. The woman is as busy as he is.

C. the woman will be very busy the whole afternoon.

D. The woman doesn’t have enough time to prepare a dinner.

10. A. He’s not gone to the lecture.

B. He wants to go to the lecture together with the woman.

C. He’s attended the lecture before.

D. He wants to attend the lecture.

Part B Passages 12%

Directions: In Part B, you will hear two short passages, and you will be asked three questions on each of the passages. The passages will be read twice but the questions will be spoken only once. When you hear a question, read the four possible answers in your paper and decide which on would be the best answer to the question you have heard.

Questions 11 through 13 are based on the following passage.

11. A. Textbooks are written by professors themselves.

B. Disabled children are asked to memorize the texts.

C. Professors often teach through real world experiences.

D. Students only learn outside the classroom.

12. A. To support his point of view . B. To praise the professor.

C. To advise us to study psychology.

D. To praise his friend.

13. A. Learning outside the classroom is the best way.

B. Teachers should develop students’ creativity.

C. Professors had better shorten their lessons.

D. Students should put their textbooks away.

Questions 14 through 16 are based on the following passage.

14. A. Many people are shy in social situations.

B. Most people are shy by nature.

C. Nobody will laugh at you for being shy.

D. Shyness is difficult to overcome.

15. A. By prediction B. By recording.

C. By observation

D. By examination.

16. A. To observe people’s attitude towards strangers.

B. To see how people get along with their friends.

C. To test people’s behavior in social life.

D. To find out how shy people are.

Part C Longer Conversations: 8%

Directions: In part C, you will hear two longer conversations. Each conversation will be read twice. After you hear the conversation, you are required to fill in the numbered blanks with the information you have heard. Write you answers on your answer sheet.

Blanks 17 through 20 are based on the following conversation.

上海财经大学附属北郊高级中学2019年高二下学期期末考试英语试题 Word版含答案

Blanks 21 through 24 are based on the following conversation.

上海财经大学附属北郊高级中学2019年高二下学期期末考试英语试题 Word版含答案

II. Grammar and Vocabulary: 20%

Section A Grammar: 10%

Two men, both seriously ill, were hospitalized in the same room. One man’s bed was next to the room’s only window. Th e other had to spend all his time lying on his bed. Every afternoon the man in the bed by the window would sit up, pass the time 25 (describe) to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window. The man in the other bed began to enjoy the one-hour periods 26 his world would be enriched by all the color of the world outside.

Outside the window 27 (be) ducks and swans playing on the water while children were sailing their model boats. As the man by the window described all this in beautiful detail, the man on the other side of the room 28 close his eyes and imagine the vivid scene.

Days and weeks passed. One morning, the nurse arrived 29__ (bring)water for their baths only to find the man by the window had died peacefully in his sleep. Everyone was saddened.

As soon as it seemed appropriate, the other man asked 30 he could be moved next to the window. The nurse was happy to make the change, and after 31 (make) sure he was comfortable, she left him alone. Slowly, painfully, he propped himself up(撑着坐起)to take his first look at the real world outside.

To the man’s great surprise, there was32 but a blank wall outside! The man asked the nurse 33 could have driven his dead roommate to describe such wonderful things outside this window. The nurse responded that the man was blind and could not even see the wall. She said, “Perhaps he just wanted to encourage you.”

There is great happiness in making others happy, despite our own situations. Shared sadness is half the sorrow, but happiness when shared, 34 (double).

Section B Vocabulary 10%

上海财经大学附属北郊高级中学2019年高二下学期期末考试英语试题 Word版含答案

vision is better 35 than their far vision. They focus on objects held 8 to 15 inches in front of them. At three months of age, infants show 36 for the facial expression of adults. These changes in the infant's attention to facial parts indicate that children give thought to certain areas of the face that 37 them.

From birth, infants will turn their heads toward a source or direction of sound or loud noise. The reaction to a sudden loud noise is usually crying. Infants gradually learn to look around to 38 sources of sounds, such as a doorbell. A newborn baby can distinguish between the mother's and father's voices and the voice of a stranger by three weeks old.

To 39 their world, young children use their senses in an attempt to learn about the world. Sensory-Perceptual development is the information that is collected through the senses, the ideas that are formed about an object or relationship as a result of what the child learns through the senses. When experiences are 40 , they form a set of perceptions. For example, a child will see a black dog with four legs and a tail and later see a black cat with four legs and a tail and call it a dog. The child will continue 41 the cat as a dog until the child is given additional information and feedback to help him learn the difference between a dog and a cat.

Cognitive(认知)development refers to the ways children reason, develop language, solve problems, and gain knowledge. As children gain 42 of the world, their cognitive development can be observed in the ways they play, use language, interact with others, and 43 objects and materials. As children grow and interact with their world, they go through

various stages of development. Although the stages are not precisely tied to a particular age, there are 44 that describe children at different ages.

III. Cloze Test 15%

Crying is hardly an activity encouraged by society. Tears, because of ___45___, anger, or joy, typically make Americans feel uncomfortable and embarrassed. The shedder of tears(流泪者) is likely to apologize, even when a destructive tragedy was the ____46____. The observer of tears is likely to do everything possible to put an end to the _____47______ expression. But judging from recent studies of crying behavior, links between illness and crying and the chemical composition of tears, both those responses to tears are often ______48_____ and may even have the opposite effect.

Humans are the only animals definitely known to shed emotional tears. Since evolution has given rise to few, if any, purposeless physiological responses, it is logical to assume that crying has one or more functions that enhance _____49______.

Although some observers have suggested that crying is a way to get assistance from others (as a crying baby might from its mother), the shedding of tears is hardly ____50_____to get help. Vocal cries would have been quite enough, more likely than tears to gain attention. So, it appears, there must be something____51____ about tears themselves.

Indeed, the new studies suggest that emotional tears may play a(n) ____52___role in alleviating(减轻) stress. University of Minnesota researchers who are studying the chemical composition of tears have recently ___53_____two important chemicals from emotional tears. Both chemicals are found only in tears that are shed in response to ____54____. Tears shed because of exposure to cutting onion would contain no such ____55_____.

Researchers at several other institutions are investigating the _____56_____of tears as a means of diagnosing(诊断) human ills and monitoring drugs.

At Tulane University Teat Analysis Laboratory Dr. Peter Kastl and his colleagues report that they can use tears to detect drug abuse and exposure to medication, to _____57____whether a contact lens fits properly of why it may be uncomfortable, to study the causes of “dry eye” syndrome and the effects of eye surgery, and perhaps even to measure exposure to environmental pollutants.

At Columbia University Dr. Liasy Faris and colleagues are studying tears for ____58______to the diagnosis of diseases away from the eyes. Tears can be obtained painlessly without _____59_____the body and only tiny amounts are needed to perform highly refined analyses.

45.A. sorrow B. sense C. emotion D. consciousness

46.A. trend B. process C. theme D. cause

47.A. logical B. emotional C. mechanical D. magical