Reading Comprehension 阅读理解
一、Read the passage and choose the right answers.阅读短文，选择正确的答案填在括号内。
In China, people like Mid-Autumn Day. It usually comes in September or October. On that day everyone eats moon cakes. A moon cake is a delicious, round cake. It looks like the moon. There are many kinds of moon cakes. Some have nuts in them, and some have meat or eggs. Some people like moon cakes with meat, bur some people like moon cakes with nuts in them. At night, families often stay in the open air near their houses. There they look at the moon, and eat the cakes. How delicious they are.
1. In ______, people like Mid-Autumn Day very much.
A. America B. China C. Japan D. Canada
2. Mid-Autumn Day usually comes ________.
A. in September B. in November C. in October
D. in September or October
3. On that day, people usually eat_____.
A. cakes B. birthday cakes C. moon cakes D. nuts and eggs
4. There are _________ moon cakes.
A. one kind of B. three kinds of C. many kinds of
D. four kinds of
5. At night , families_______.
A. stay out side B. stay out side and look at the moon
C. stay outside , look at the moon and eat the cakes
D. stay at home and watch TV
二、Read the passage and answer the following questions.阅读短文，回答问题。
An eve is a day or an evening before a festival or a holiday. At midnight on New Year’s Eve, people in Rome, Italy, throw out the things. Of course they don’t need them any more. So there are a lot of old beds, old chairs or old clothes in the street.
In Madrid, Spain, The New Year comes in more quietly. People get together in the main streets. Everyone holds a bag of grapes. When the clock strikes twelve, the people eat the grapes-one for each stroke.
In Tokyo people eat noodles on New Year’s Eve. The old men tell the young men that noodles bring long life. Early in the next morning, some Japanese families climb Mount Fuji. There they watch the first sunrise of the New Year.
1. What is an eve?
2. What do the Italian in Rome do at midnight on New Year’s Eve?
3. What do the people in Madrid do in the main street when the clock strikes twelve on New Year’s eve?
4. What do people in Tokyo eat on New Year’s eve?
5. Do people in the world celebrate New Year the same?
三、Read the passage and point out whether the statements are true or false. Circle T or F.阅读短文，指出下面句子是否与短文一致，如一致在括号内写T，否则写F。
Christmas is a very important and popular festival in many western countries. From December 20 to December 30 last year , I was in Britain. I had my holiday with my friends in London. Before Christmas we could hear Christmas music here and there, and the
shops, the department stores and the supermarkets were crowed and busy. People did their Christmas shopping. Many families had their Christmas trees. My friend Mr. White bought a big Christmas tree too. The Whites’ daughters were busy preparing the presents The Whites usually get together on Christmas Day. At Christmas Mr. White’s parents went to his home to have a big dinner. During Christmas their children got a lot of presents. They all had a good time.
( )1. Christmas is an important festival in China.
( )2. Christmas was coming and the shops and the department stores were quiet.
( )3.People were busy shopping when Christmas was coming.
( )4.Many families had their Christmas trees.
( )5. Mr. White and his parents had a big dinner together at Christmas.
四、Read the short passage and fill in the blanks with the right words.
Of__1__ the festival, the spring festival is ___2___
important. Several days___3__ the lunar New Year, we ___4____ and decorate our houses. The celebration ____5__ on the eve of the lunar New Year. The families gather __6__ and have a wonderful__7__, which lasts for many ___8__. On the first day of the festival, we stay at home and exchange New Year greetings. The second and third days are spent_9__ relatives and friends. We eat sweet cakes and __10__ throughout the festival.
( )1. A. each B. all C. some D. every
( )2. A. most B. the most C. more D. the more
( )3. A. after B. ago C. before D. in
( )4. A. clean B. cleans C. cleaned D. are cleaning
( )5. A. begin B. begins C. began D. are beginning
( )6. A. together B. up C. to D. in
( )7. A. lunch B. breakfast C. dinner D. meal
( )8. A. hours B. hour C. times D. time
( )9. A. visited B. visiting C. visits D. are visiting
( )10. A. meat B. dumplings C. zongzi D. bread