We were going to play basketball with a team from a country school. They didn’t come until the game time arrived. They looked ___1__than we had thought. They were wearing dirty blue jeans and looked like farm boys. We even thought that they had never seen a basketball before. We all sat down for a rest. We felt that we didn’t __2__ any practice against a team like that. It was really so late that no ___3__could be given to them for a warm-up.
The game began. One of us __4___ the ball and he shot a long pass to our forward(前锋). From out of nowhere a boy in a dirty T-shirt __5___ the pass and with a beautiful form he shot and got two points.
They ___6___ us.
Then they got ___7___ two points in a minute. Soon the game was all over. The country team ___8__ us. After that, we thought a lot. We certainly learned that even though a team is very good, there is usually another __9___ a little better. But the most important lesson we learned was: One can’t tell a man, or a team, by the ___10____.
1. A. stronger B. younger C. worse D. less
2. A. get B. try C. use D. need
3. A. basket B. space C. ball D. time
4. A. got B. played C. missed D. carried
5. A. caught B. changed C. started D. stopped
6. A. surprised B. kept C. broke D. hit
7. A. other B. another C. the other D. others
8. A. won B. saved C. beat D. joined
9. A. just B. already C. about D. almost
10. A. T-shirts B. clothes C. places D. points
答案：1-5 CDDAD 6-10 ABCAB
Sam woke up suddenly. Someone was ___1__ around in the next room. "Maybe it's grandma, ___2__ a drink of water,” he told himself. But the next room was the living room. It wasn't near the kitchen. Sam’s parents were __3__ and there was only grandma in the house with him. He looked at his watch--three thirty! Too early for grandma to get up!
He got out of bed and opened the door ___4___. The window was open---___5__ open. A man was standing near it, looking ___6___ the desk drawers. Grandma ___7___ her money in there! He thought quickly. Yes, the radio! He turned it on and a man's voice filled the room. The thief was ____8___frightened that he dropped Grandma's money. Then he __9___ out of the window to the ground. He gave a ___10____.
Grandma was awake and she phoned the police at once. The thief couldn’t get up because his leg was broken. The policemen were very pleased to have caught the thief. "Well done, Sam,” said the officer. “This man is a well-known thief.” Then he said to Sam's grandma, “You should keep your money in a bank!”
1. A. moving B. running C. turning D. looking
2. A. wanting B. getting C. needing D. talking
3. A. on B. in C. off D. away
4. A. heavily B. friendly C. loudly D. quietly
5. A. big B. so C. very D. full
6. A. after B. at C. for D. in
7. A. brought B. took C. kept D. carried
8. A. much B. so C. very D. too
9. A. jumped B. walked C. ran D. traveled
10. A. look B. shout C. hand D. message
答案： 1-5 ABDDD 6-10 DCBAB
The room had only one window. One of the men was allowed to sit up in bed for an hour in the afternoon. His bed was next to the window. But the other man had to all of his time lying on his back.
Every afternoon when the man next to the window was helped by the nurse to sit up for his hour, he would pass the time by __3_ what he could see outside: the window seemed opposite a park where there was a __4__. There were ducks and swans swimming in it and children came to __5__ them bread. There were flowers and grass. Behind some trees, there was a fine view of the city skyline.
The man __6__ his back would listen to the other man describe all of this, enjoying every minute. The other man’s descriptions made him feel he could almost see what was happening outside.
Then one afternoon, he thought: why should the man next to the window have the pleasure of seeing what was going on? Why shouldn’t he get the chance? One night, the other man __7__ woke up and coughed without stopping. His hands reached for the button that would bring the nurse running to help him. But the man on his back watched without moving—even when the sound of the other man’s breathing __8__. In the morning, the nurse found the other man __9__, and quietly took his body away. Then the man asked if he could be changed to the bed next to the window. So they ___10__ him. After they left, he supported himself up on one elbow(肘部) painfully and looked out of the window.
It faced a blank wall.
1. A hospital B. school C. city D. house
2. A. cost B. take C. spend D. waste
3. A. seeing B. explaining C. watching D. describing
4. A. tree B. house C. lake D. wall
5. A. feed B. pass C. lend D. make
6. A. with B. on C. at D. behind
7. A. suddenly B. quickly C. quietly D. carefully
8. A. passed B. relaxed C. held D. stopped
9. A. ill B. dead C. sick D. sad
10. A. moved B. took C. drove D. hated
答案：1-5 ACDCA 6-10 BADBA
Jessie was driving home happily when a truck went past her car. The driver was moving much too fast. When Jessie neared her exit, she __1__ something and stopped her car to the right of the highway. An accident had happened on the left side. The truck had __2__ a car, but the driver was gone. Jessie thought that the people inside must be badly __3__ and she should help them as much as she could.
Not thinking of the __4__, Jessie hurried to the other side of the road, though few people dared（敢）cross such a busy road. Looking into the car, she saw five people --two women and three children. Jessie was __5__ to see all of them moving.
Jessie pulled one of the car doors. It wouldn’t open. She went to the next door. Again, she couldn’t move it. She almost thought that all was lost before she got one of the doors to open a little. “Please get the children out,” one of the women called. Jessie __6__ a little boy from the car and moved him to a __7__ place. Then she went to bring the other children to safety.
After the last child was out of the car, Jessie thought of the box in __8__ car. She had something in it that could help get that door open. So she got the box quickly. As Jessie was __9__ on the door, the driver said, “Not many people would do what you’re doing.” “You just take it easy, and I’ll have you __10__ soon,” said Jessie. She was as good as her word. As soon as she helped the women out of the car, it caught fire.
1. A. did 2. A. hit
B. saw B. met B. treated B. trouble B. happy
C. made C. passed
D. hurt D. accident
3. A. beaten 4. A. matter 5. A. proud
C. needed C. danger
C. nervous D. worried
6. A. picked 7 A. quiet 8. A. their
B. dropped B. cool B. her
C. collected C. safe
D. pulled D. clean D. this D. setting
C. another C. knocking
9. A. working 10. A. back
答案：1-5 BADCB 6-10 DCBAD
Gilbert joined the Science Club last summer. One day he was handed a piece of paper, a block of wood and four wheels; he was told to go home and them all to “dad”. However, Gilbert’s mom knew that his dad wasn’t good at making things and decided that she would read the instructions and let Gilbert do the work. A few days later the block of wood was turning into a car that Gilbert But when they “father-son” partnership (合作).
The race began. One by one the cars were knocked out until it the final between Gilbert and Jimmy. Just before the race, Gilbert asked they could stop for a minute so that he could make a wish. After a long minute, Gilbert said that he was People cheered as the race began. Jimmy stood with his father and watched their car racing down the road while Gilbert was surprised at the great speed of his car as it rushed over the finishing line less than a second Jimmy’s. Gilbert jumped up and down with Soon the club manager came over and asked him, “So, Gilbert, your wish was to right?” “Oh no, sir,” he replied. “I just wished that I wouldn’t cry if I lost.”
Children sometimes he didn’t cry out, “Not fair! Other children had their fathers’ help!” Gilbert didn’t wish for victory in the race; instead he wished for courage. 1. A. send
B. return C. lend
2. A. easily B. carefully C. proudly D. kindly 3. A. lived 4. A. ran
D. rushed D. where D. sorry D. before D. achievement D. win D. encourage
B. moved B. why
C. came C. when C. tired C. after
5. A. whether 6. A. sure 7. A. past
B. ready B. over
8. A. excitement B. enjoyment C. agreement 9. A. change 10. A. satisfy
B. break C. leave B. surprise C. please
答案： 1-5 D C B C A 6-10 BDA DB