广东省乐昌市中英文学校 2013-2014学年第二学期期中测试 八年级英语试卷 命题教师：八年级备课组 审核人：李海芳 说明：1、本试卷分问卷和答卷两部分。问卷共7页，答卷共1页。请考生将答案写在答卷上，答案写在卷上将不计分。 2、全卷120分，考试时间为100分钟。 3、必须使用黑色字迹的钢笔或签字笔作答。 Listening Test Part (共25分) 一、听力理解（本大题共25小题，每小题1分，共25分） A、听句子（本节共5小题，每小题1分，共5分）根据所听句子的内容选择符合题意的图画。每小题听一遍。 （ ）1.Which picture is Jim in ?
C. ( ) 2. What should the speaker do? A.
( ) 3.What will the listener probably do? A.
C. ( ) 4.What did Peter and his cousin do yesterday?
( ) 5.What was the speaker doing when the rainstorm came? A.
B、听对话（本节共5小题，每小题1分，共5分）根据所听的对话内容回答每段对话后面的问题，在各题所给的三个选项中选出一个最佳答案，并将其字母编号填写在题前括号内。每段对话听两遍。 （ ）6. What does Mary want Bob to do ? A. To fold the clothes. B. To do the dishes. C. To make the bed.
（ ）7. Which is not Mark’s advice?
A. To write her friend a letter. B. To go to her friend’s house.
C. To talk with her friend on the phone.
（ ）8. Why did Lin Tao’s house fall down?
A. Because of a heavy snow. B. Because of a heavy wind.
C. Because of a heavy rainstorm.
（ ）9. What does Tina want to do?
A. To listen to music. B. To buy a CD player. C. To go to sleep. （ ）10. What was Mary doing at 7:00 yesterday morning?
A. Making breakfast. B. Doing some washing. C. Sweeping the floor.
（ ）11. What’s Cindy’s problem?
A. She argued with her friend Kim. B. She can’t borrow things from Kim.
C. She doesn’t want to be Kim’s good friend.
( ) 12. How will Cindy solve the problem?
A. She will call up Kim. B. She will write Kim a letter.
C. She will go to Kim’s house.
（ ）13. Who was reading in the city park ?
A. Some girls. B. Some boys. C. Some old men.
( ) 14. How many people were fishing?
A. One. B. Two. C. Three.
( ) 15. What did Sue do in the park?
A. She went boating. B. She played soccer. C. She picked up the rubbish.
（ ）16. Helen is Tim’s _______.
A. sister B. cousin C. friend
（ ）17. Tim does chores in his family because ________.
A. he thinks it’s important B. his parents are very busy
C. he likes doing chores
（ ）18.Tim usually ________.
A. feeds the dog B. walks the dog C. cleans the doors
（ ）19. _________washes the dishes after supper every day .
A. Tim B. Helen C. Tim’s mother
（ ）20.Kim and Helen feel ________ to do chores.
A. tired B. happy C. bored
Written Test Part (共95分)
( )26. — Did you __________, Frank? I’m afraid you have to see a dentist. — Yes, Mr. Wang. I’ll go after school.
A. have a sore back B. have a fever
C. have a nosebleed D. have a toothache
( )27. — Let’s go and play games, OK?
— Sorry, Mike. I won’t go out __________ I finish my homework.
A. until B. when C. although D. if
( )28. — My computer is broken.
— Why not ask Mr. White __________ for you?
A. to fix up it B. fix up it C. to fix it up D. fix it up
( )29. — Why does Wei Fang study so hard?
— She studies hard ________ she can get into a good university.
A. so that B. in order to C. because of D. thanks to
( )30. — What did you see just now?
— I saw an old man on the side of the road.
A. lies B. lied C. lying D. was lying
( )31. — When did you begin to play the piano? — I began to play it ______.
A. at the age of 5 B. for five years
C. when I am five D. after five years
( )32. — Could you please ________?
— No problem, but I’ll fold the clothes first.
A. stay out late B. making you bed
C. take out the rubbish D. going out for dinner
( )33. —Students these days are sometimes busier at weekends than weekdays. — Yes. They have ________ homework and _________ after-school classes.
A. too many; much too B. much too; too many
C. too many; too much D. too much; too many
( )34. — Do your brother get up early or late?
— He used to ________very late, but now he is used to _______ early.
A. get up; getting up B. got up; get up
C. getting up; get up D. getting up; got up
( )35. — May I ________ your dictionary, Jane?
— Sure. But you can’t ________ it to others.
A. borrow; borrow B. lend; lend C. borrow; lend D. lend; borrow
( )36— Would you mind________ for me, Lydia? — No problem.
A. sweep the floor B. to fold the clothes
C. doing the dishes D. watching this show
( )37. —The next day, they all looked at me __________.
A. to my surprise B. in surprise C. surprised D. surprising
( )38. — My parents don’t allow me to watch TV, what should I do?
A. I don’t think this is fair. B. You could say sorry to them.
C. Hope things work out. D. You could sit down and communicate with them.
( )39.It’s raining now.I would like to watch TV at home___playing soccer outside.
A. instead B. instead of C. because of D. afraid of
( )40. Mr. Li asks us to remember that ______ careful we are, _______ mistakes 3