刘口中学Unit 8I’ll help clean up the city parks测试题 Ⅰ. 单项选择（15分）选择可以填入空白处的最佳选项。
( ) 1. — We’ll have a ______ holiday. What about going to the West Lake? — Sounds great.
A. two days B. two-day
C. two-days D. two-days’
( ) 2. — Would you please help me ______, Wang Fei? This question’s too hard for me.
— OK. Let me try.
A. after B. up C. out D. with
( ) 3. Don’t shout at him. He is unable to hear you because he is .
A. blind B. deaf C. hurt D. burnt ( ) 4. Linda is her mother in many ways. For example, they are both tall and thin.
A. similar to B. kind to
C. friendly to D. different from
( ) 5. — What do you like doing after class, Jack?
— I like not only reading painting.
A. and B. but also C. both D. rather than ( ) 6. did Ma Ya and Li Qin watch the Euro 2008 Championships, I watched them.
A. Either; or B. Neither; nor
C. Both; and D. Not only; but also ( ) 7. You should speak to Lucy loud. She is a bit .
A. blind B. clever C. silly D. deaf ( ) 8. Lisa, please go to the study and me that book.
A. take B. pass C. fetch D. carry
( ) 9. — Natalia Partyka has just beaten Li Jiawei!
— It’s hard to a girl with only one arm can play ping-pong so well.
A. imagine B. realize C. know D. find
( )10. My grandparents’ clock doesn’t work. I’m trying to find a repairman who can for them.
A. fix it up B. fix up it
C. put up it D. put it up
( ) 11. My computer has broken down. I’ll get it _______ this afternoon.
A. repairs B. repairing
C. repaired D. to repair
( ) 12. This big bag is too heavy for the little boy ______.Who volunteers to help him?
A. carries B. carrying
C. carried D. to carry
( ) 13. — Have you read the advertisement which ______ a reporter?
— Yes, I have. A. asking to B. asks for
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C. asked about D. to ask for
( ) 14. I’d like to join the school volunteer project, but I’m not sure ______.
A. what I should do B. what should I do
C. how I should do D. how should I do
( ) 15. — Could you please help me carry the box?
A. Thank you B. With pleasure
C. It doesn’t matter D. That’s all right
Ⅱ. 完形填空（10分） 阅读下列短文，选择可以填入空白处的最佳选项。
Water, it’s a problem for the whole world.
A bottle (瓶) of water may not seem like much to us, 16 it can help the people who live in drought-hit (遭受旱灾的) areas in China. In the past few months, many places in southwest China have 17 a serious drought. There has been very little 18 since last autumn. More than 20 million people are 19 trouble finding safe drinking water.
After learning about the drought, many people around the country helped by 20 away water, money and other resources (资源) to the people there.
Last week, the Young Pioneers and the Communist Youth League in China called on (号召) each student to give one bottle of water to the drought-hit area. In Xi’an, 900 students bought over 100 bottles of water 21 their pocket money. They also wrote their 22 on the bottles. “I hope you get more rain there. I hope you are happy.”
A bottle of water isn’t much, but thousands of bottles will be very 23 . The serious drought has also made students 24 the importance of saving water. One student said, “I have decided to take a shower twice a week 25 every day to save water.”
( )16. A. unless B. and C. but D. because
( )17. A. bought B. experienced C. studied D. missed
( )18. A. rain B. wind C. snow D. sunshine
( )19. A. causing B. making C. having D. bringing
( )20. A. drinking B. giving C. getting D. collecting
( )21. A. by B. in C. for D. with
( )22. A. plans B. notes C. wishes D. dates
( )23. A. relaxing B. beautiful C. boring D. helpful
( )24. A. think B. realize C. miss D. regard
( )25. A. instead B. instead of C. except D. because of Ⅲ. 阅读理解（40分）
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根据材料内容，选择最佳选项。（10分） ( ) 26. Peter who wants to get a pet should go to ______.
A. Animal Center B. Redwood City Zoo
C. Love Foundation D. Ping-Lin Junior High School
( ) 27. Ping-Lin Junior High School’ s market is on ______.
A. April 15 B. March 25
C. March 22 D. March 15
( ) 28. Carla who has a lot of old clothes can ______.
A. give them to the stray animals
B. take them to Love Foundation
C. take them to Redwood City Zoo
D. give them to the students from Ping-Lin Junior High School
( ) 29. Sally can ______ in order to win big prizes.
A. make her pet cat new clothes
B. take her pet dog for the talent show
C. visit the animals at Animal Center
D. help a student from Ping-Lin Junior High School
( ) 30. Which of the following is NOT true?
A. We can help the poor by donating our old clothes to Love Foundation.
B. Pets can be taken to take part in the talent show at Redwood City Zoo.
C. Whenever we go to Animal Center, we can take one stray dog home.
D. There is cheap fresh fruit juice at Ping-Lin Junior High School’s market.
John Carlin was a “jack-of-all-trades.” He was an artist and writer. He taught himself five foreign languages. He was a leader among the deaf.
John Carlin was born in Philadelphia in 1813. His father was a poor shoemaker. His younger brother, Andrew, was also deaf. John and Andrew did not need to do things that other children of their ages had to do, so they had much free time to walk around the city.
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John got many rich experiences when he was young. He showed his talent for drawing early in life. He often drew pictures on the floor with chalk and when his mother saw what he had done, she would quickly clean them with a mop(拖把).
John went to work as a house painter when he was 12. His days were busy with work. However, he taught himself foreign languages at night. When he was 20, he went to New York to learn drawing. When he ran out of his money, he went to work again. But he would return to drawing whenever he could afford to.
John was the first person to receive an honorary degree(荣誉学位) from Gallaudet. He was one who didn’t let deafness stop him from doing what he wanted to. He beat all difficulties and became a successful American.
( )31. The underlined phrase “jack-of-all-trades” may mean “ ” in Chinese.
A. 多面手 B. 生意经
C. 工作狂 D. 守财奴
( )32. John Carlin when he was young.
A. worked hard at school
B. learned five foreign languages at school
C. didn’t go to school
D. often walked about Philadelphia after school
( )33. John showed his talent for drawing .
A. before 12 years old
B. at the age of 12
C. when he was 20
D. in his early thirties
( )34. John went to New York to learn drawing with money .
A. donated by an organization
B. by selling his paintings
C. that his parents gave him
D. that he earned by himself
( )35. “Gallaudet” in the last paragraph is probably the name of .
A. a college for the deaf
B. a man who donated money to John
C. a man who built a college for the deaf
D. a middle school built by a person named Gallaudet
You’re listening to Radio Five. Regular listeners know that every Thursday I give a list of places in the city that are looking for volunteers. Perhaps you’d like to get a pencil and write down the ones that interest you.
Tiny Tot Preschool is looking for someone who will sing songs to the children on Tuesday mornings. The best person for the job would be someone who plays the piano or guitar.
Primary School 39 needs volunteers to tutor students with English homework after school on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. If you are good at English, this is a great chance.
The Parks Department needs volunteers to help clean up the parks before National
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Day. If you like to work outdoors and help the environment, this job is for you.
Lastly, the Community Center is looking for volunteers to work with older people on weekends. You can help read and write letters for seniors with bad eyesight. The Center also needs a few students to do fix-up work on houses. If you often help your grandfather repair his house, perhaps this is the perfect job for you.
If you are interested in any of the jobs, you can call us on 478-2377.
That’s all for now. People need your help. Volunteer today!
( )36. We can get some information about volunteers on Radio Five _______.
A. on Sunday B. on Tuesday
C. on Wednesday D. on Thursday ( )37. Jane wants to volunteer in Tiny Tot Preschool, she should ______.
A. have work experience as a teacher B. be good at play football
C. like singing songs to kids D. speak English well
( )38. If you have ever repaired the old house, you can volunteer to work in ___________.
A. Tiny Tot Preschool B. the Parks Department
C. Primary School 39 D. the Community Center
( )39. The underlined word in the 5th paragraph probably means “______” in Chinese.
A. 高中生 B. 毕业生 C. 老年人 D. 残疾儿童
( )40. Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
A. Tiny Tot Preschool’s telephone number is 487-2377.
B. Volunteers can help the students with English homework in Primary School
C. The Parks Department needs volunteers to help hand out advertisements.
D. The Community Center is looking for volunteers that can work on workdays.
( ) 41. This passage is written to tell us ______.
A. Chicago is a big and beautiful city
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B. where we can see fine photos and paintings
C. how to make a cheap trip in Chicago
D. there are many free concerts in Chicago
( ) 42. It will cost you ______ if you visit the Art Institute instead of the Sears
Tower on Sundays.
A. more B. less C. the same D. none
( ) 43. You may go to ______ if you like to get a great view of the whole city.
A. the Art Institute B. the Sears Tower
C. Roosevelt University D. Grant Park
( ) 44.You have to spend at least _______ in all to stay in a dormitory room at
Roosevelt University for a month.
A. $100 B. $300 C. $215 D. $860
( ) 45. According to this passage, which of the following is NOT true?
A. You are free to go to the Art Institute on Tuesdays.
B. Free Grant Park concerts are held four nights a week in summer. C. The Sears Tower is the world’s third tallest building.
D. You can get tickets to The Oprah Winfrey Show as soon as you arrive. Ⅳ. 任务型阅读（10分）
Have you ever dreamed of entering a magic world (魔法世界)
through a cartoon? Cartoonist (漫画家) Wu Miao, has done this
in his book series, Tales of Tarsylia (《塔希里亚故事集》).
Tales of Tarsylia tells us how four different wizards (法
师) grow up in a kingdom of magic. They do different magic tricks
and go on all kinds of adventures.
Wu became interested in Japanese cartoons when he was in
junior high school. Before that, he loved reading science novels.
He decided to put the two together in his drawings.
But his tastes changed as he grew older. “As I read more, I became unhappy with
Japanese cartoons. They are just about characters fighting with each other,” said Wu. “I want more.”
“The most important thing for a cartoonist is to be patient,” said Wu. “You
have to put up with (忍受) the loneliness and get ready for a hard life if necessary. It’s not the well-paid work that some people imagine. ”
46. Tales of Tarsylia was written by a cartoonist named .
47. Tales of Tarsylia tells us the story of different wizards who go
on all kinds of adventures. 48.Before Wu became interested in Japanese cartoons, he loved reading . 49. Wu thinks Japanese cartoons are filled with characters who . 50. Wu thinks being a cartoonist may not be a job that you can get a lot of from.
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Amanda is a very kind girl. She is always (51)________ to help people who are in trouble. Now Amanda is (52)________ in the University of Texas. At the same time, she is volunteering to teach at Heart House in her (53)________ time. Heart House is a local after-school program for children. It (54)________ some extra education for those children who are not doing well in their studies.
Amanda goes to Heart House to teach the children twice a week. She has also
(55)________ a website for Heart House. In this way, more people will have more chances to learn about Heart House and (56)________ the children there.
Because of Amanda’s website, every week 125 volunteers (57)________ about four hours helping the children at Heart House now. “Without Amanda’s website, Heart House would be (58)________ to have enough volunteers. Her support is much appreciated,” the program leader says.
“I feel happy to teach those kids how to study. The (59)________ thing is that I can also learn a lot from them, too. I won’t give up volunteering after graduation. I hope to (60)________ teaching kids who need help,” Amanda says.
假如你是张亚，参加了学校上周六“环保俱乐部”(Saving the Environment Club) 组织的志愿者活动。其内容包括：张贴海报、分发广告、打扫街道、打扫公园等。
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