八年级考试 英 语 试 题
从下列各句所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中，选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。 （ ）21. －Who is Mozart? －______ is a musician.
A. He B. She C. Her D. Him （ ）22. －Mom, _____ I watch TV?
－Yes, you can. But you have to finish the homework first. A. must B. could C. will D. need
（ ）23. －______ milk do we need? －Just one cup.
A. How much B. How long C. How often D. How many （ ）24. That is Beckham. He was born ________ 1975. A. at B. on C. in D. to
（ ）25. －Let’s ________ fruit salad for lunch. －OK, good idea.
A. go B. make C. do D. get
（ ）26. Class 9 had a great time on the school trip. They were very ______. A. sad B. clever C. sorry D. happy （ ）27. －What did you do last Sunday? －We ______ many photos at the park.
A. take B. takes C. took D. taking （ ）28. －What do you want to do for vacation? －I _______ my grandmother.
A. visit B. am going to visit C. visited D. visiting
（ ）29. Eliza won the first prize. She played _______ beautiful piano piece. A. a B. an C. the D. 不填
（ ）30. All the movie theaters are good, but the Screen City is _______ in our town. A. good B. better C. a best D. the best
（ ）31. Uncle Martin held a yard sale. But ______ one came because the weather was so bad. A. some B. every C. any D. no
（ ）32. －I have a toothache.
－Maybe you should see a _______. A. dentist
B. friend C. driver D. pilot
（ ）33. It is much _____ today than yesterday. I need to put on my coat. A. cold B. warm C. colder D. warmer
（ ）34. －How can you do your homework _______ the music is so loud? －Well, I’ll turn it off.
A. because B. when C. for D. where
（ ）35. －There aren’t enough snacks for the party. Did you buy ______? －No, I didn’t. I bought everything they had in the shop.
A. little B. less C. more D. most
（A） New Year’s Resolution Survey Results
We got over 1,000 letters, faxes and e-mails from our readers about their New Year’s Resolutions. Many readers are going to work in school this year. To be healthy, lots of readers are going to play and some readers said they are going to eat more vegetables. Some girls said are going to exercise more to . Some parents are going to the subjects their children learn at school. They want to communicate better their kids. An old lady said she found a job as a foreign language （ ）36. A. higher B. harder C. faster D. earlier （ ）37. A. music B. the guitar C. sports D. the games （ ）38. A. she B. they C. he D. you （ ）39. A. go out B. have fun C. keep fit D. get up （ ）40. A. study B. watch C. think D. pass （ ）41. A. with B. of C. in D. at （ ）42. A. cook B. doctor C. worker D. teacher
Maria was a 42-year-old lady. She always said she had one of the world’s best
for National Park Service at the Statue of Liberty （自由女神雕像）in New York City. “ come here from all over the world, ”Maria said. “Helping them learn about‘Lady Liberty’is really .”
（ ）53. The children worked one _______ for Mrs. Green. A. hour B. week C. month D. year （ ）54. The children _____ in the store.
Maria began her day just like one of the visitors. She took a fifteen-minute boat to Liberty
Island, where the statue . Then she helped visitors see the exhibits in the museum. The museum is A. made tea B. washed the car the famous statue. In the museum, Maria often talked with visitors they climbed to the statue’s crown. （皇冠）. “It’s fun to talk with all these people, ”she said. “Besides, it me my exercise. There are 154 steps on the way to the crown. ” （ ）43. A. jobs B. places C. parks D. museums （ ）44. A. Readers B. Learners C. Reporters D. Visitors （ ）45. A. boring B. interesting C. special D. terrible （ ）46. A. run B. hike C. ride D. travel （ ）47. A. rested B. stayed C. made D. stood （ ）48. A. on B. over C. inside D. behind （ ）49. A. as B. until C. for D. though （ ）50. A. plans B. gives C. helps D. does
Mother’s Day is an important day. It’s a day children can show their mothers how much they love them. On Mother’s Day, many children give flowers to their mothers. This makes them very happy.
Mrs. Green lived in a small street. She had a flower shop. People who lived near her store were poor. The children didn’t have money to buy flowers. Mrs. Green helped them. The children worked one hour for Mrs. Green. They cleaned the windows in the store. Then Mrs. Green gave them some flowers to take home for their mothers. The mothers had a nice Mother’s Day. Both the mothers and children were happy. （ ）51. On Mother’s Day, children give _______ to their mothers. A. flowers B. cards C. foods D. clothes （ ）52. Mrs. Green lived in a ________ street. A. big
B. small C. clean D. dark
C. watered flowers D. cleaned the windows B
Also: Art teacher Jan Myers’ first and second grade students at Shady Dell and Watkins elementary schools created more than 100 angels, which are exhibited in the Landers Theater. 55. When can you see the play? A. At 2:30 p.m. on Thursday. B. At 2:30 p.m. on Saturday. C. At 7:30 p.m. on Friday. D. At 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.
56. If your parents take you to see the play, you should pay ________ for the tickets. A. $14 B. $20 C. $22 D. $24 57. Which of the following statements is true? A. Simon will sing a song in the play.
B. You can call 869-1334 to talk to the actors. C. Students will play 100 angels at the theater.
D. Students’ works will be shown in the theater.
A Japanese toy maker speaks out that they made a gadget （小配件）that translates （翻译）dog bark（狗叫）into people’s language and plans to sell the gadget in U.S. pet stores and gift shops this summer. Tokyo-based Takara Co. Ltd（有限公司）says about 300,000 of the dog translating gadgets have been sold since it was on sale in Japan late last year. They think far bigger sales come to America in August. The United States is home to about 67 million dogs, more than six times the number in Japan.
Regarded as one of the coolest inventions （发明）of 2002 by Time magazine, the gadget translates each bark into six feelings. It can tell whether the dog is happy, sad, disappointed or angry etc.
“We know that the Americans love their dogs so much, so we don’t think they will mind spending $ 120 on this gadget, ”the marketing manager said during an interview in America.
One thing that seems certain is that the market for animal translation gadgets will likely keep on a dog’s world since Takara has no plans to make a gadget for cats. “are too changeable, ”the marketing manager said.
58. This text mainly tells us that _______. A. the gadget is very expensive B. Japanese made a new gadget
C. American dogs can tell their feelings D. Japanese will sell the gadget in America
59. “”means “______are too changeable. ” A. Cats B. Dogs C. Stores D. People 60. We can learn from the text that _______. A. people need to talk to dogs
B. there are more dogs in America than in Japan C. Japanese people don’t like dogs
D. they will make a gadget for kids in the future
61. Takara Co. Ltd. is ________the sale of its new gadget. A. proud of B. satisfied with C. sure of D. worried about
Learning a new language isn’t easy. For many of us, speaking it is the hardest part! Here are some tips （advice）to help you become more comfortable speaking English.
Tip 1 When you study, make your mouth do what your mind is learning. If you read aloud, you make your mouth and your mind work. This will help you with both speech and pronunciation（发音） Tip 2 Talk to yourself as much as possible. You need to be comfortable making sounds in English. All over the day, talk to yourself in English! This will help you feel comfortable thinking in English. Then write down what you are saying and read it aloud again. Tip 3 Have a “study buddy（partner）”. Get together with him or her at least once a week and study
together. Speak as much English as you can whenever you meet. Then you can help each other.
Yesterday Nick and I had a very nice （1）_____. We （2）______ for lunch. Then we went to a park. At the （
3）______, we met a famous （4）______, Yao Ming. After that, we （５）______ a movie about living in the future. We were very （６）______.
Bill Gates was born in （1）_______ in the U.S.A.. At the （2）____ of 13, he started programming. When he （3）
______ 17 years old, he worked out a program and sold （4）_____ for 4,200 dollars. In 1973, he （5）______ to Harvard University. Two （6）______ later, he began his own company. In 1999, he wrote a （7）______ on computer. He enjoyed reading （8）_______ playing golf.
My Winter Vacation
21. A 22. B 23. A 24. C
26. D 27. C 28. B 29. A
31. D 32. A 33. C 34. B
36. B 37. C 38. B 39. C
41. A 42. D 43. A 44. D
46. C 47. D 48. C 49. A
51. A 52. B 53. A 54. D
56. C 57. D 58. D 59. A
八. 任务型阅读（共4分，每小题1分） 25. B 30. D 35. C 40. A 45. B 50. B 55. B 60. B
62. read aloud 63. as much as 64. feel comfortable
65. Help each other. 或(Then)You can help each other. 累计三处拼写错误扣1分。
十. 根据表格内所提供的信息，完成下面介绍比尔盖茨的短文。 （共8分，每空1分）