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初三英语专题训练之《短文综合填空》提高训练(含答案共15篇)

2008届初三英语短文综合填空提高训练15篇

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1

Can animals be made to work for us ? Some scientists think that one day animals may be t____ to do a number of simple jobs .They s____ that in a film or on TV we may see elephants , monkeys ,dogs ,bears ,or other animals doing a lot of things .If you w_____ carefully , you may find that those animals are given something to eat in return for d____ them . The scientists say that many d_____ animals may be taught to do a number of simple jobs if they will get something to eat .

Of course, as we know , dogs can be used to guard a house ,and elephants can be used to do some heavy j___ . And we can also teach animals to work in f____ .Apes ,for example have b____ used in America to help make cars and scientists b_____ that these monkeys may one day get in crops and e____ drive trains .

2

Do you have a pet? Are you i_____ in taking care of animals? Girls and boys who like animals may want to study to be animal doctors.They are often

c_____“vets ”. Many of them work in animal h_____. O thers may work on farms or at a z_____. Some study animal diseases and try to find w_____ to keep the animals from getting i______. They do studies in m_____ for animals.Vets listen to an animals’s h______. They check its ears, eyes, mouth and blood. They o______ on animals when they need to. They may give the animals shots(注射) and tell the pets’ o_____ what food is best.

1.__________

2._________

3.________

4.___________

5.__________

6._________

7.__________

8._________

9. ___________ 10.__________

3

When I was walking down the street one day , I s______ a small bag on the ground . I picked it up and opened it to see w_______ I could find out the owner’s name . There was n_______ inside it except some dollars and a picture of a woman and a young girl about twelve years old . I put the photo back and took the bag to the police station . Before I left , the policeman wrote down my name and my a_______ . He thought the owner might want to thank me .

That evening I went to have dinner with my aunt and uncle . They had also asked a young woman to have dinner with us . Her face was familiar , but I couldn’t r_______ where I had seen her . D________ our talk , the young woman happened to say that she had l_______ her bag that afternoon .

All at once I remembered w_______ I had seen her . She was the young girl in the photo . though she looked now much o______ than the girl in the picture . She was very s_______ , of course , when I told her about the bag . After dinner we went to the police station and got back her bag .

The policeman said to me , “It’s a wonderful thing . You found not only the bag , but also the owner of the bag .”

1_________ 2_____________ 3_____________ 4____________ 5_____________

6_________ 7_____________

8_____________ 9____________ 10_____________

4

Only mother love is true love. It gives e_________ everything all his life. When you are still a baby, mother takes good care of you as much as possible. In your waking hours she always holds you in her arms. When you are ill, she stops her work right now to look after you day and n__________ and forgets about herself. When you are growing up day by day, she feels very happy. When you are old e__________ to go to school, mother still looks after you all the t_______ . On cold winter days, she always tells you to p_______ on more clothes. She always stands in the wind waiting for you back from school

every day. When you hurry to leave home for school with little b_________ . She always feels worried about you at home. She u________ knows about you study and spend much money on your school things. When you do well at school , you will see the brightest s__________ on her face. Mother can do everything for you day after day.

Mother is always ready to give everything she has to her children, not to receive. What true love that is in the w________ ! We will r____________ Mother Love for ever!

1_________ 2__________ 3___________ 4__________ 5 __________

6_________ 7__________ 8___________ 9__________ 10 __________

KEYS:4

1. everyone / everybody

2. night

3. enough

4. time

5. put

6. breakfast

7. usually

8. smile

9. world 10.remember

5

Seumas Mcsporran is a very b____ man. He is 60 years old and he has thirteen jobs. He is a postman , a policeman ,a fireman , a taxi driver , a school-bus driver , a boatman ,an ambulance man , an accountant , a petrol attendant , a barman , and an undertaker .Also , he and his wife , Margaret , have a shop and a small hotel.Seumas l_____ and works on the island of Gigha in the west of Scotland. Only 120 people live on Gigha but in

s_____ 150 tourists come by b_____ every day.Every weekday Seumas gets up at six and makes b_____ for the hotel guests. At eight he drives the island’s children to

s_____ . At nine he collects the post from the boat and delivers it to all the houses on the island. He also delivers the beer to the island’s only pub. Then he helps Margaret in the

s_____ .He says:“Margaret likes being busy,too.We n_____have holidays and we don’t like w_____ television. In the evening Margaret makes supper and I do the accounts. At ten we have a glass of wine and then we go to bed. P_____ our life isn’t very exciting, but we like it.”

1.__________ 2 ___________ 3 ____________ 4 ____________ 5 __________ _6.__________ 7 ___________ 8 ____________ 9 ____________ 10 _________ __

6

Tim spent in a bookshop can be enjoyable . If you go to a good s________ , no assistant will come near to you and say , “Can I h______ you ?” You needn’t buy a________ you don’t want . You may try to find out where the book you w ant is . But if you w_______ , the assistant will lead you there and then he will go away . It seems that he is not interested i_____ selling any books at all . There is a story which t_______ us about a good shop . A medical student fou nd a very useful book in a shop , but it is too expensive for him to b______ . He couldn’t get it from the library , e_______ . So every afternoon he went there to r______ a little at a time . One day , how ever , he couldn’t find the book fr om its usual place and was leaving when he saw an assistant signing to him . To his s________ , the assistant pointed to the book in a corner , “I put it there so as not to be sold out .”said the assistant . Then he let t he student go on with hi s reading .

1 _________

2 _________

3 ___________

4 __________

5 __________

6 _________

7 _________

8 ___________

9 __________ 10 __________

7

( S=salesgirl ; H=Han mei )

S: Good morning. Can I help you ?

H: Yes. I ______ this blouse last week, but there's something wrong with it. Whe n I _____ it, the colours ran. I can't _____ it now. I want you to _____ this blo use or give me my _____ back.

S: Let me see. Did you wash it in _____ water ?

H: Of course not.

S: It ______ as if it hasn't been washed following the _______ .Did you leave it in water ______ you washed it ?

H: No, I didn't do that, ______. I didn't put it cold water until I washed it.

8

When you go to England you may find the traffic there is different from ours. A s a f_______ (1) you must be c_______ (2) in the streets, because the traffic d__ ____ (3) on the left. You must look to the right and then the left before you cro ss a street.

In the morning and in the evening when people go to or come back from wor k, the streets are very b______ (4). traffic is most d_______ (5) then.

When you go by bus in England, you have to take care, too. Always r______ (6) the traffic m ______ (7) on the left. You have to t______ (8) a look first or you will go to the w_______ (9) way.

In many English cities there are big buses with two f______ (10). You can sit on the second one. From there you can see the city very well.

9

Which animal do we need m 1 ? Dogs? Horses? No! The a 2 to the questio n is cows.Why cows? Cows give us milk. And milk is one of our most important k 3 of food.

Suppose(假设)that all the milk cows make in one year were put i 4 bottles. And suppose these bottles were put side by side. The line of bottles would go all around the world 400 t 5 .That is a lot of milk, less than half of it is used f or d 6 and cooking. Most of it is u 7 to make butter cheese, ice cream and many other things. It takes many cows to give us that m 8 milk. But not as m any as it used to. A cow used to give only about 1,500 quarts(夸脱)of milk a ye ar. Now a fine cow may

g 9 more than 3,000 quarts in a year.

Why do cows give more milk today? Now farmers have better cows. The cows get better c 10 and better food.

10 Here’s a part of an e-mail answer from Joe giving some advice to his son in coll ege . “When I was young , I often met t_________ (1) about what to do and wh at not to do . My grandmother told me not to worry about those things . I o____ ____ (2) did them once a year or once a lifetime . I________ (3) , I should try to do well those things , and I do them every day . For example , I need to eat every day , so I should learn how to c________ (4) . I need to talk to o______ __ (5) every day , so I should learn how to work with d ________ (6) people an d know how to s ________ (7) well . I walk every day , so my s _______(8) sh ould be all right and comfortable . Every night I sleep , so my bed should let m e have a good rest . Taking care of the e_________ (9) things m________ (10) t hat you do a better job of the one in a lifetime things as well .”

11

Let me tell you a story . A good friend of mine lives with six hundred animals on an island . Ever s___1___ he left school , he has travelled all over the world l___2___ for animals for his own zoo . He writes books about his travels , and a bout his wonderful a___3___ . The money for his books helps him to p___4___ _ for all the animal food . My friend told me that when he was looking for wat er last week (There is not enough water on the island , though there is a lot all around it ) , he f___5___ oil . He n___6___ money for his travels and for his z oo , and a little oil would buy e___7___ water for a long time , but he knows t hat if he tells anybody else about it , it will be the e___8___ of his zoo and his life’s work . S o I think he will not tell anybody e ___9___ you and me about what he found —because oil and water can’t be p___10___ together . Oil may b ring greater trouble to his animals than not having enough water . Do you think s o ?

12

Can animals be made to work for people ? Some scientists think that one day ani mals may be trained to do a number of simple jobs i_________ (1) of people . T

hey say that at a circus (杂技场),for e__________(2) , we may see elephant s , monkeys , dogs and other animals doing q ________(3) skillful things . Perha ps you have seen them on the television or in a film . If you watch closely , yo u may find that the trainer (驯兽员)always g ________(4) the animal some su gar o r a piece of fruit as a reward . The scientists say that many d_________ (5) animals may be trained to do a lot of simple things if they know they will g et a reward f________ (6) doing that .

Of course , as we know , dogs can be trained to l__________(7) after a hous e , and soldiers in both old and modern t __________(8) have used geese to giv e warning (警报)by m _________(9) a lot of noise when an enemy comes nea r . And also it may be possible to train animals to work in families or f ______ ______ (10) .

13

The u________ means the earth ,the sun , the moon and the stars and the space b________ them .Many of the stars are so f_____ away that we can not see the m . The moon , our satellite , travels a______ the earth . It has already been visi ted b______ man from the earth . Man-made satellites have been sent up i______ space by many countries .They go round the earth . They are used for helping u s to learn more a______ the earth , the weather and other things . They are also used for sending and r_______ messages . It makes people f_______ different cou ntries understand each other much better . So people say the world itself is beco ming a much s_____ place. People call the small place “the global village ”. 14

If you don’t use your arms or your legs for some time , they will become weak ; when you start using them again , they will gradually (逐渐地)become stronge r again . Everybody knows this . Yet many people do not seem to know that it i s the s 1 with memory . When someone says that he has a good memory , he really means that he d 2 give it enough chance to become stronger.

If a friend says that his arms and legs are weak , we k 3 that it is his own fault . But if he tells us that he has a poor memory , many of us think that his p 4 are to blame , and f 5 of us know that it is just his own fault.

Have you e 6 found some peo ple can’t read or write but they usually have b 7 memories ? This is b 8 they cannot read or write and they h 9 to re member things ; they cannot write them down in a little notebook . They must re member dates , names , songs and stories ; so their memory is the whole time be ing exercised.

So if you want a good memory , l 10 from these people : practise remembe ring .

15

Henry was worried. This was his first time to go traveling by air. He

did not know h_____ to find his seat, so he went to the air hostess and asked, “Could you help me? I can’t find my seat.” The air hostess s_____

him the seat and told him to sit d_____ and fasten the seat belt. She

told Henry not to m______ about when the plane was going up. And she also said that Henry’s ears might feel a little s______, but he didn’t need to

worry about it b_______ many people felt like that. When the plane was

f_______ very high, Henry could stand up and walk round. He could e______ read books, newspapers or see films. The air hostess would b_____ food and drinks. Henry could e______ the flight and arrived home soon.

1. __________

2. __________

3. ____________

4. ____________

5. __________ ___

6. __________

7. __________

8. ____________

9. ____________ 10. _________ ____