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江苏省如皋中学2017-2018学年高二下学期第二次阶段练习英语试题 Word版含答案

江苏省如皋中学2017-2018学年度第二学期阶段练习

高二英语

(请注意:本试卷分为卷I和卷II两部分,请把卷I答案填涂在答题卡上,卷II答案写在答题纸上。试卷满分共120分。)

卷I (80分)

第一部分:听力(共两节,20小题,每小题0.5分,满分10分)

听下面5段对话。每段对话后有一个小题,从题中所给的A、B、C三个选项中选出最佳选项,并标在试卷的相应位置。听完每段对话后,你都有10秒钟的时间来回答有关小题和阅读下一小题。每段对话仅读一遍。

1. What are they talking about?

A. How to drive a car.

B. Driving in England.

C. Whether to have the right to drive a car in England.

2. What can we learn from the conversation?

A. The man is healthy now.

B. The man didn’t take exercise.

C. The man drank a lot of orange juice every day.

3. Where is the man going?

A. To class.

B. To the movie.

C. To the library.

4. What does the woman worry about?

A. The lock on the door will break.

B. The man will not be able to sleep.

C. Someone will break in while the man is sleeping.

5. What does the man think the building will be?

A. A market.

B. A hotel.

C. A department store.

第二节(共15小题)

听下面5段对话或独白。每段对话或独白后有几个小题,从题中所给的A、B、C三个选项中选出最佳选项,并标在试卷的相应位置。听每段对话或独白前,你将有时间阅读各个小题,每小题5秒钟;听完后,各小题将给出5秒钟的作答时间。每段对话或独白读两遍。

江苏省如皋中学2017-2018学年高二下学期第二次阶段练习英语试题 Word版含答案

听第6段材料,回答第6~8小题。

6. What is the man invited to do?

A. To give a talk.

B. To give a concert.

C. To teach in his mother school.

7. What is the man now?

A. A pop singer.

B. A teacher.

C. A famous writer.

8. Which of the following is TRUE?

A. The man is going to accept the invitation of his school.

B. The man used to like school but have some trouble in his subjects.

C. The man is going back to his former school to get further education.

听第7段材料,回答第9~11小题。

9. Where will the woman’s speech be on?

A. On the radio.

B. On TV.

C. In a theatre.

10. What do the two speakers want to do this evening?

A. Join an important dinner party.

B. Persuade more people into voting for someone.

C. Prepare a news program to be shown in the town.

11. What does the woman have to do tonight?

A. Make a speech.

B. Host a TV program.

C. Interview the hotel manager.

听第8段材料,回答第12~14小题。

12. When does the man usually spend his winter holiday?

A. Either in the 2nd or 3rd week of January.

B. Both in the 2nd and 3rd week of January.

C. Neither in the 2nd nor 3rd week of January.

13. Which is the man’s favorite sport?

A. Skating.

B. Skiing.

C. Surf-skiing.

14. Why doesn’t the woman like to spend her weekend with the man?

A. She likes to stay at home.

B. She dislikes the cold weather.

C. She doesn’t like any outdoor sports.

听第9段材料,回答第15~17小题。

15. Why cannot the woman rent a bigger house right now?

A. She hasn’t enough money at hand.

B. She already spent all her money on vacation.

C. She will save some money to buy a new house.

16. How can the woman solve the problem at present?

A. By renting a new house.

B. By sharing a big house with her friend.

C. By borrowing some money from her friend.

17. How much should the woman pay for the rent now?

A. 400 Yuan a month.

B. 600 Y uan a month.

C. 1,200 Yuan a month.

听第10段材料,回答第18~20小题。

18. How long does Miss Susan Brown work every night?

A. 8 hours.

B. 9 hours.

C. More than 10 hours.

19. What was her job before a night nurse?

A. A secretary.

B. A clerk.

C. An office cleaner.

20. What’s the most serious problem in her life now?

A. Working at night.

B. Having headaches.

C. Having no time to wash. 第二部分:英语知识运用(共两节,满分40分)

第一节:单项填空(共20题;每小题1分,满分20分)

请阅读下面各题,从题中所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中,选出最佳选项,并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。

21. Most people think swimming is ______ second ______ importance only to track and field event

in the Olympic Games,.

A. the; to

B. the; in

C. /; to

D. /; in

22.Universities have to provide______ at school for first-year students. It will take them some time

before they can find suitable house rent for themselves.

A. admission

B. accommodation

C. assistance

D. allowance

23. In the opinion of the manager, the new method brought up by the group of young men is indeed advanced and effective, quite different from _____ already in use.

A.that

B.what

C. which

D. it

24. According to the central bank, the 2016 edition bills will circulate _______ previous editions and will have the same face value.

A. in defence of

B. in terms of

C. in case of

D. in parallel with

25. This will be a year of action, and that action should begin by extending unemployment insurance

for Americans who were ______ in the economic slowdown.

A. laid out

B. laid off

C. laid aside

D. laid down

26. In today’s competitive economy, ______ everyone is trying to do more with less, you’ve got to

figure out a way to profit from the very beginning.

A. where

B. that

C. how

D. which

27. Was it in the park, ______ stands an old temple, ______ you asked your guide to take a photo for

the two of you?

A. which; that

B. that; which

C. where; that

D. that; where

28. ___________into the final round of the Asian qualifiers for the first time since 2001, Chinese

soccer still faces a long hard road.

A. Moved

B. Moving

C. To move

D. Having moved

29. If we__________ time this summer vacation, we could consider going to Canada to see Niagara

Falls, a famous attraction to the travellers around the world.

A. should have

B. would have

C. will have

D. have had

30. Having a glass of water first in the morning helps rid our body of poisonous substances that

________ overnight.

A.was stored

B. is being stored

C. have been stored

D. had been stored

31. While interacting with the children and their parents in the remote village, I was _________ to a

way of life completely different from my own.

A. reduced

B. limited

C. transferred

D. exposed

32. Alp haGo’s beating grandmaster Lee Sedol 4-1 has ________ an international debate about

whether robots will completely take the place of humans.

A. cut off

B. show off

C. set off

D. give off

33. The subway was crowded with passengers going home from market, _____ carrying heavy bags and baskets full of fruit and vegetables they had bought there.

A. neither of whom

B. neither of them

C. most of whom

D. most of them

34. Unlike other activities, the lecture on space exploration by the famous professor was more _______ and more enjoyed by the students and the teachers interested in the unknown world.

A. abstract

B. accessible

C. artificial

D. adequate

35. ________,it's exciting for readers to take the challenge to guess the result when a story comes to the end.

A. As long as few readers succeed

B. Now that few readers succeed so much

C. Much as few readers succeed

D. As few readers succeed so much

36. Protesters(抗议者)calling for a higher minimum wage gather on Tuesday, as part of __________ organizers called a “ day of action” nationwide to improve the salaries of fast food workers in the country ______ are badly paid.

A. which; who

B. what; that

C. what; where

D. how; which

37. --- How can I live my dreams in a short time?

--- Be practical. Between you and your dreams ________ a lot of hard work.

A. stands

B. stood

C. is standing

D. are standing

38. ---Please come tomorrow and Mr. Li will talk to you about your assignment.

--- Well, I’m eager to find out what I___________ here.

A. am doing

B. have been doing

C. will be doing

D. will have done

39. Not only _______ interested in basketball but ________ beginning to show an interest in it.

A. the teacher himself is, all his students are

B. the teacher himself is, are all his students

C. is the teacher himself, are all his students

D. is the teacher himself, all his students are

40. —I have been working at English for a month but I haven’t improved it much.

—__________. Rome wasn’t built in a day.

A. Take your time.

B. It’s up to you. C.It’s a deal. D. It all depends.

第二节:完型填空(共20小题;每小题1分,满分20分)

请阅读下面短文,从短文后各题所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中,选出最佳选项,并在答题卡上将该项涂黑。

Twenty years ago, I was told a story of Little Brother at a party which has delighted and inspired me ever since.

Little Brother, who was an ambitious painter and trying to be an artist, went to France to __41__ himself with beauty and inspiration. One afternoon, he __42__ a conversation in a cafe with a group of charming young people. They took a liking to Little Brother and invited him to a party that weekend in a __43__ in the Loire Valley. It would be __44__ by the rich and famous and by several crowned heads of Europe. Best of all, it was a masquerade ball(假面舞会).__45__,Little Brother worked all week on a costume and held back on neither the details nor the craziness of this creation. Then he rented a car and drove three hours to the castle. Little Brother entered the ballroom, head __46__ high.

Upon which he immediately realized his __47__.

This was __48__ a costume party but he had missed one detail in __49__:This was a themed costume party. The theme was “a medieval court” __50__ Little Brother was dressed as a

lobster(龙虾).

He stood at the top of the steps for one long, horrible moment. Running away in __51__ seemed like the most dignified response. But he didn't run. __52_,he found his resolve. He'd come this far, after all. He'd worked tremendously hard to make this costume, and he was __53__ of it. He took a deep breath and walked onto the dance floor.

As he moved into the crowd, a silence __54__. The other guests gathered around Little Brother. Finally someone asked him what on earth he was.

Little Brother bowed deeply and __55__,“I am the court lobster.”

Then: laughter.

Not ridicule —just __56__. They loved him. They loved his sweetness, his weirdness, his giant red claws, his skinny legs in his bright tights. He was the trickster among them, and he __57__ the party. Little Brother even ended up dancing with the queen of Belgium.

I have never created anything in my life that did not make me feel like I was the guy who just walked into a fancy ball wearing a homemade lobster costume. But you must __58__ walk into that room, and you must hold your head high. Never __59__ for it, never explain it away, and never be ashamed of it. You did your best with what you knew, and you worked with what you had, in the time you were given.

Sometimes it's like that. What you absolutely must not do is walk out. Otherwise you will miss the party, and that would be a pity __60_ we did not come all this great distance, and make all this great effort, only to miss the party at the last moment.

41. A. occupy B. busy C. content D. surround

42. A. put up B. struck up C. followed up D. drew up

43. A. resort B. palace C. reserve D. castle

44. A. constructed B. exploited C. attended D. inspired

45. A. Excited B. Tired C. Frustrated D. Terrified

46. A. pulled B. reached C. stuck D. held

47. A. dream B. ambition C. mistake D. potential

48. A. otherwise B. indeed C. yet D. just

49. A. translation B. realization C. description D. expression

50. A. when B. while C. until D. as

51. A. surprise B. relief C. peace D. shame

52. A. Somehow B. Anyway C. Meanwhile D. Therefore

53. A. ignorant B. sceptical C. proud D. tolerant

54. A. exploded B. fell C. approached D. deepened

55. A. admitted B. defined C. whispered D. announced

56. A. hatred B. praise C. trust D. joy

57. A. organized C. threw C. made D. sponsored

58. A. stubbornly B. swiftly C. cautiously D. quietly

59. A. search B. apologize C. wish D. push

60 A. although B. once C. because D. unless

第三部分:阅读理解(共15小题;每小题2分,满分30分)