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高考英语Book9 Module单元考试题  

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 高考英语Book9  Module单元考试题

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  1. —Why didn’t you tell me the truth earlier?
—_______, but I was afraid that you would worry.
A. I hoped so   B. I would      C. I’d love to      D. I had planned to
  2. To keep fit, the president spares an hour to _______ at the gym every day, no matter how busy he is. 
A. work on   B. work out     C. work up  D. work off
  3. People had to run away from their homes as the fighting progressed to avoid _______.
A. to kill    B. killing   C. to be killed  D. being killed
  4. Tears in eyes, Mother was _______ about Father _______ for that dangerous place.
A. upset; leaving        B. upsetting; leaving 
C. upset; would leave    D. upsetting; would leave
5. _______, I go out to eat with some friends, but not all the time.
A. Some time  B. At a time    C. Up to now      D. Every now and then
6. _______ any trouble in finding his house, don’t hesitate to let me know at once.
A. Should you have    B. You should have 
C. Have you      D. If you had had
7. —We have moved to live in the countryside.
—When _______ of the city life?
A. were you tired            B. have you got tired 
C. did you get tired        D. were you tiring
8. Make _______ list of _______ you should buy before you go shopping. 
A. the; that    B. a; what  C. the; what   D. a; which
9. Since you understand all this, ______ is no need for me to explain.
A. it     B. this   C. that    D. there
10. When you are considering ______ a particular risk, you need to ask yourself about the effects.
A. whether to take     B. to take  C. whether taking  D. if take
11. As a college student, you must try to ______the questions independently.
A. analyze     B. absorb  C. debate     D. ignore
12. They earn a great deal, but they can’t balance their _____ because his wife is often ill.
A. plan        B. budget  C. project      D. prediction
13. When the food in the hotel where we are staying _______, what should we do?
A. isn’t tasted well        B. doesn’t taste well 
C. doesn’t taste good     D. isn’t tasted good
14. Everyone felt _______ to hear the _______ news that our football team had lost again.
A. inspired; inspiring    B. disappointed; inspiring
C. disappointed; disappointing   D. inspiring; disappointed 
15. The watch-maker _______ his product for three years and a half.
A. guarantees   B. protects  C. prevents   D. promises
Nine years ago, after Leo had died, people said to me, “I never knew he was your stepfather”. I never   16   him that. At first, he was no one special in my life. Then he became my friend.    17  , I felt he was my father, too.
Leo married my mother when I was eleven. Two years later we   18   into a house in a new suburban development, where he   19   down roots. At first our lawn(草坪) was just a mud pile with wild grass, but Leo saw    20   possibilities. “We plant trees there to give us   21   as well as some flowers”, he said. And just these little touches made our lawn different from all the others here. More important, a real family was   22  . Leo was becoming a full-time   23  , and I was learning what it   24   to have a father.
Weekday mornings when the weather was   25  , Leo often drove me to school. Having a father drop you off may have been something my classmates   26   for granted, but I always thought it was   27  . Saturday mornings, we went to the hardware store(五金店), then stepped into the bookstore, buying a sports magazine or some other books. Some people might think that doing shopping together is nothing   28  , but I, who had ever before spent my childhood   29    other families do their everyday activities, experienced them now with extreme   30  . Looking back, I realize that Leo gave me what I needed most—the   31   of doing ordinary things together as a   32  .
  33   we moved to the suburbs, one of our new neighbors introduced herself to me. She had already met my mother and Leo. “You know,” she said. “You look just like your father”. I knew she was just making conversation,but   34   so... “Thank you,” I said. Why do I tell her anything   35   ?                    
16. A. name         B. call          C. tell           D. talk
17. A. At least            B. On time         C. At last           D. At times
18. A. went              B. entered          C. ran            D. moved
19. A. settled            B. set           C. put               D. broke
20. A. bright         B. hopeless         C. dim            D. dark
21. A. shadow         B. shade          C. wood              D. views
22. A. building        B. making          C. founding          D. forming
23. A. member           B. friend          C. parent             D. relative
24. A. showed      B. meant           C. proved            D. suggested
25. A. good         B. nice           C. bad             D. clear
26. A. took      B. bought          C. considered    D. thought
27. A. terrible          B. boring          C. normal            D. wonderful
28. A. especial      B. strange          C. unique             D. special
29. A. looking      B. watching      C. visiting       D. studying
30. A. surprise            B. sorrow          C. delight          D. fear
31. A. skill             B. rule            C. method            D. experience 
32. A. unit           B. family          C. group          D. society
33. A. Long before        B. Before then      C. Soon after       D. Long ago
34. A. ever          B. still            C. even             D. if
35. A. special      B. same           C. different    D. else
Street art can be found on buildings, sidewalks, street signs and even trashcans from Tokyo to Paris to New York City. This special kind of art can take the form of paintings, sculptures, cloth or even stickers. Street art has become part of a global visual culture. Now, even art museums and galleries are collecting the work of street artists.
It is not easy to provide an exact history of the street art movement. Many experts say the movement began in New York City in the nineteen sixties. Young adults would use paint in special cans to spray their“tag” on walls and train cars around the city. This tag was a name they created to identify themselves and their artwork. This colorful style of writing is also called graffiti. It is visually exciting and energetic. Some graffiti paintings were signs marking the territories of city gangs or illegal crime groups.
Graffiti also became a separate movement expressing the street culture of young people living in big cities. Graffiti art represented social and political rebellion. This was art that rejected the accepted rules of culture and power. These artists could travel around areas of the city making creative paintings for everyone to see. The artists could become famous without being officially recognized.
Street art today takes many forms. One wellknown New York City street artist goes by the name of Swoon. Swoon creates detailed paper cutouts of people that she observes around her. She places these life-size images on walls in different areas of New York. For example, one of her artworks is of a little boy playing. He is turning his smiling face and seems to be running into the distance. She placed the picture of the boy next to other large graffiti images. It looks like he is running around between the different pieces of artwork.
36. Some graffiti paintings are used to show        .
A. secret messages of members in an illegal crime group
B. the special zones controlled by certain city gangs or illegal crime groups
C. the division between city gangs and illegal crime groups
D. the special talents of city gangs or illegal crime groups
37. Young people used graffiti art to      .
A. make a living in big cities
B. express their anger with the government
C. gain officially recognized fame
D. represent social and political rebellion
38. The second paragraph mainly tells us      .
A. how street art movement started
B. where we can see street art
C. who likes street art
D. what street art presents
39. What can we learn from the first paragraph?
A. Street art is regarded as a kind of pollution.
B. Street art is a disturbance to general public.
C. Street art is beginning to be recognized.
D. Street art only exists in big cities in the world.
40. What would be talked about in the paragraph following the passage?
A. Swoon’s style of paper cutouts.
B. People’s attitudes towards street art.
C. The changing graffiti images.
D. Other forms of street art.
The Environmental Film Festival in Washington, D.C. has been bringing movies to America’s capital for seventeen years. This year, the twelve-day festival showed more than one hundred and thirty movies from thirty-four countries.
The movies were shown in fifty-two museums, embassies, and other places around the city this month. Many movies were about the state of the world’s oceans and sea life. (The aim of the festival is to educate people about environmental issues affecting our planet.)
The Museum of Natural History showed many other movies about the ocean. These included “Fisheye Fantasea”, which explores how fish see in the ocean. “Cracking the Ocean Code” is about the work of scientist J. Craig Venter. In the movie he travels around the world documenting the genetic information of small sea creatures.
At the Library of Congress, festival visitors could watch “The Silent World” directed by Jacques Cousteau and Louis Malle. When this movie came out in nineteen fifty-six, it was the first to show scuba diving exploration to the world. The movie takes place during a trip across the Mediterranean, Red Sea and Indian Ocean.
The Environmental Film Festival in Washington was started by Flo Stone. “I founded the festival in nineteen ninety-three. I’d worked on other film festivals, one on cultural diversity at the Natural History Museum in New York City. But in Washington, I thought it would be wonderful to do a festival on the environment very broadly, cooperating with many museums, universities, libraries, environmental organizations and even embassies from around the world.” Flo Stone said.
Not all movies at the festival were about oceans. One movie shown at the National Building Museum is called “Designing a Great Neighborhood: Behind the Scenes at Holiday”. It tells about building a community housing project in Boulder, Colorado. The future owners of the houses work together with different building designers to create environmentally safe houses that do not pollute.
41. Which film shows scuba diving exploration to the world?
A. “Fisheye Fantasea”
B. “Cracking the Ocean Code”
C. “The Silent World”
D. “Designing a Great Neighborhood: Behind the Scenes at Holiday.”
42. The aim of the Environmental Film Festival is to      .
A. ask people to pay attention to sea creatures
B. let people know how environmental issues affect the earth
C. advise people on how to save energy
D. tell people how to create environmentally safe houses
43. J. Craig Venter was a scientist who      .
A. explored how fish see in the ocean
B. recorded the genetic information of small sea creatures
C. made a trip across the Mediterranean, Red Sea and Indian Ocean
D. was engaged in stopping pollution
44. Which of the following is NOT true about Flo Stone?
A. He has directed many films on environmental protection.
B. He had a lot of experience in organizing film festivals.
C. He is also concerned about cultural diversity.
D. He is the founder of the Environmental Film Festival in Washington.
45. The above passage is probably taken from       .
A. a textbook    B. a film poster    C. a news report    D. a TV talk show
The Outline for China’s Sustainable Development (可持续发展) is published recently by the Beijing-based Science Press. It painted a rosy picture of China in the year 2050.
According to the Outline, Chinese people will live longer, study longer, use far less energy and spend a much smaller part of their income on food.
The Outline is made up of research reports and analysis done by 184 scientists and researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
According to their study, average life expectancy (预期寿命) will reach 85 by 2050. That would be a huge climb from the present average of 71.8.
Also, the Outline says that by 2050, the average schooling period will increase from 8.2 years to 14 years.
The Engel’s Coefficient (恩格尔系数) will be pushed below 15 percent, according to the Outline. The Engel’s Coefficient shows people’s living standard in a country. It is the percentage of a family’s income that is spent on food. The lower it is, the more developed the country. At present, the Engel’s Coefficient in some developed countries is as low as 20 percent. The figure is 37 percent for urban (城市的) Chinese and 45 percent for rural (乡村的) people in China.
Lu Yongxiang, CAS president and editor-in-chief of the Outline, told China Daily that the development goals are scientific and realistic. They have been carefully measured by researchers and can be shifted to suit government plans.
However, China has to overcome a lot of difficulties. The biggest challenges include its huge population, limited energy and resources, deteriorating (恶化的) environment, the widening urban-rural gap, and a lack of social equality.
46. Which of the following is NOT true?
A. 184 scientists and researchers took part in the design work of the Outline.
B. By 2050, people can live 13.2 years longer than they do today.
C. By 2050, people will study in school 5.8 years longer than they do now.
D. By 2050, people will use much more energy.
47. By 2050 the Engel’s Coefficient of China will be___________.
     A. below 15 percent    B. as low as 20 percent  
     C. 37 percent     D. 45 percent
48. How is the Outline?
A. Ideal.      B. Reasonable. C. Imaginative. D. Unreal.
49. How many big challenges does our country face?
A. 3.    B. 4.   C. 5.       D. 6.
50. If the Engel’s Coefficient of country A is higher than country B, then _______.
     A. less money is spent on food in country A
     B. country A is more developed than country B  
     C. the percentage of income spent on food is lower in country A
     D. the percentage of income spent on food is higher in country A
Programs aimed at preventing turnover(人员更换) have contributed to strong overall job satisfaction. Sixty-three percent of workers report they are satisfied with their jobs, and 19 percent describe themselves as dissatisfied.
Still, a favourable job market is enticing(引诱) candidates to search for more lucrative opportunities in 2007. Thirty-three percent of workers plan to leave their current positions within one year, and 48 percent expect to seek a new position within two years.
When asked about typical job factors that influence continued job satisfaction and retention, respondents conveyed the following:
●Pay—Thirty-two percent of workers reported dissatisfaction with their pay, and 37 percent did not receive a raise in 2006. Of the workers who did see an increase, 30 percent received a bump of 2 percent or lower. In addition, two-thirds of workers did not receive a bonus last year.
●Career Advancement—Thirty-four percent of workers reported dissatisfaction with the career advancement opportunities provided by their employers. Eighty-five percent of respondents did not receive a promotion in 2006, and 25 percent believed they had been overlooked for one.
●Work/Life Balance—Twenty-six percent of workers reported dissatisfaction with their work/life balance. Forty-two percent said their workloads were heavier than they were six months ago.
●Training/Learning—Twenty-nine percent of workers are dissatisfied with the training and on-the-job learning opportunities provided by their current employers.
When considering new positions, workers said the most important attributes(品质) in a potential employer include:
●Good work culture (24 percent)
●Good career advancement opportunities (24 percent)
●Company’s stability and longevity in the market (19 percent)
●Ability to offer flexible schedules (10 percent)
51.The best topic of the passage would be ______.
A. How to find a better job   B. How to get promoted
C. Employees’ job satisfaction  D. Potential good employers
52. The following are typical job factors that influence continued job satisfaction and retention except ______.
A. pay       B. training/learning
C. work/life balance     D. career success
53. One in ten workers prefer their future employer to have ______.
A. good career advancement opportunities
B. ability to offer flexible schedules C. good work culture
D. company’s stability and longevity in the market
54. Considering new positions. What is the least trait in a potential employer?
A. Good career advancement   B. Good work culture 
C. Company’s longevity    D. Company can offer flexible schedules
55.What is the percentage of respondents who didn’t get promoted in 2006?
A. 85%.     B. 34%.      C. 25%.     D. 59%.
四、书面表达 (共两节,满分45分)
第一节 阅读表达(共5小题;每小题3分,满分15分)

A senior U.N. official has described the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami as among the worst-ever natural disasters. The United Nations' top emergency relief (救济) official, Jan Egeland, says the death toll from the December 26 tsunami may rise much higher as more information becomes available from the isolated western coast of Sumatra. Mr. Egeland says relief workers are now focusing on the western coast of northern Sumatra. He says they are just beginning to fully grasp the level of destruction caused by the earthquake and tsunami in that area. "The coast is low. It takes the full blast (冲击波) of the tsunami which was at its highest and many, many of these villages are gone," he said. "There is no trace (踪迹) left of them. They had hardly roads before. Now they have nothing. The death toll will grow highly on the west coast of Sumatra. What will be the final toll, we will never know. But we may be talking of tens of thousands of further deaths in this area. The town of Meulaboh, nearly 50,000 inhabitants, has perhaps been the most destructed of any town anywhere, even much more than Banda Aceh."  Mr. Egeland describes reaching the isolated parts of Sumatra as a nightmare . Mr. Egeland said international response to the disaster has been, in his words "overwhelmingly positive." He said much of the aid is being directed at the water and sanitation sectors (卫生设备) in the worst-hit countries.                                                                56.In this passage, what does the phrase “ death toll” mean?______________________________________________.(within 10 words )                                                                                                                                         

57.. We will never know the final toll because ________________. (answer it within 20 words)                                                             

58. Relief workers are focusing on the western coast of northern Sumatra. because__________.                                                                            

59.Which sentence in the passage can be replaced by the following one?
the people of the world take an active part in the fight against tsunami

60.What is the best title of the passage?(please answer within 10 words)

1.时间: 周六下午两点;   
4. 内容:如何学好口语。
1-15    DBDAD    ACBDA   ABCCA  
56. the number of people who died
57.  the information is difficult to get 
58. it has perhaps been the most destructed 
59. “International response to the disaster has been overwhelmingly positive”  
60. Tsunami(海啸)death toll to rise greatly


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