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2008年全国中学生英语能力竞赛(NEPCS)决赛初三年级组试题

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2008年全国中学生英语能力竞赛(NEPCS)决赛

Ⅰ. Multiple-choice(选择填空)

Beneath each of the following sentences there are four choices marked A. B. C and D. Choose the answer that best completes the sentences.

( )31. We arrived at Beijing Airport and got____ taxi which took us to____ Chang’s an Street.

A. the; the B. a;(不填)

C. (不填); the D. a; the

( )32. ---We haven’t had_____ sun this summer, have we?

---No, there haven’t been____ warm days at all.

A. many; any B. much; many

C. many; lots of D. a little; a lot of

( )33. Guess what! Joy turned up for the dinner party____ an old pair of jeans and T-shirt.

A. with B. for C. on D. in

( )34. ---Did you like the film Frankenstein?

---Oh, I liked it, but it was____ and my little sister cried a lot.

A. quite terrified B. much afraid

C. very frightening D. quite scared

( )35. Thank you! That’s____ gift I’ve ever received.

A. the better B. coolest

C. a wonderful D. the nicest

( )36. ---I hate cabbage.

---Me_______. I can’t even look at it.

A. too. B. neither C. either D. also

( )37.---Mum, when you were young, were you allowed to go out on your own?

---I____ go out with friends, but not with a young man alone.

A. am supposed to B. must

C. used to D. am able to

( )38.---We are going to Brighton by bus this weekend.

---Wonderful. But____ take the train instead of bus? It’s faster.

A. how about B. why don’t

C. let’s D. why not

( )39. ---Have you got any plans for the Easter Holidays?

---Well, I prefer____ on the beach to____ museums.

A. to lie; visiting B. lying; visit

C. lying; visiting D. lie; visit

( )40. ---I don’t know____.

---Have you read the instructions?

A. how does it make B. how it works

C. it how follows D. it how goes

( )41.Your mother called just now. She wants you to____ her____ tonight.

A. give; up B. call; back

C. look; up D. take; after

( )42.---Has your car____ yet?

---Yes, thank goodness, it____.

A. broken down; is B. been lost; wasn’t

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C. been found; has D. fixed; has

( )43. By the time the teacher____, the classroom was empty; the students____.

A. left; were gone B. has arrived; were away

C. arrived; had left D. came; were leaving

( )44.---Pardon?What did you say?

---I said whether I____ swimming or not____ on the weather.

A. would go; depended B. went; passed

C. am going; carries D. liked; put

( )45.---Do you know the woman over there?

---Oh, she’s the woman____ sister babysits for me.

A. who B. whose C. that D. which

( )46.---Tony!____

---No, I’m not. I can’t move my leg. I think it’s broken.

---Broken! We must get some help.

A. Are you all right? B. Does it really hurt?

C. Is there a problem? D. Don’t worry.

( )47.---Hi, Clare! It’s Jim. Is Peter there?

---No, he isn’t. He’s at work.____

---Yes, there was no answer, but I left a massage.

A. He can call me at home. B. Shall I tell him you called?

C. Have you tried his mobile phone? D. I need to talk to him.

( )48.---________ ---I am. I want this map, plase.

---Sure. That’s ﹩5.20.

A. Who’s next, please? B. What’s your name, please?

C. Is that a shop near here? D. Do you sell batteries?

( )49.---Hi, Philip. How nice to see you!

---Hi, Aunt Mary.

---I’ve heard the great news! First place in the piano competition! Congratulations!

----_____

A. Of course I’ve heard. B. Ah, you’ve heard.

C. You’re welcome. D. Please don’t mention it.

( )50.---You know Max doesn’t want to sell his beautiful house.

---_____

---Well, he’s been living there for 30 years.

A. What does he want? B. Where will he live?

C. What shall we do? D. Why is that?

Ⅱ.Reading comprehension(阅读理解)

A) Read the following passage which is followed by five questions. For each question, there are four choices marked A,B,C

and D. Choose the one that fits best according to the passage.

When he was a teenager, Hunter Adams was very unhappy, and he spent many years in the

1960s and 1970s in a special hospital for people with mental(精神的)health problems.

When he left hospital, Adams decided to become a doctor, so he went to a medical school

in Virginia. In America. But when he was there, he did things in different ways. For example, he

didn’t like the doctors’ white coats, so he wore shirts with flowers on them when he visited his

patients, and he tried to make them laugh. The doctors at the medical school didn’t like Adams

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very much because he was too different.

Adams believed that people in hospital need more than just medicine. He saw unhappy and lonely people, and he tried to help them, not just as patients, but as people too. He spent a lot of time with children in hospital, and often put a special red nose on his face so he looked like a clown and made the children laugh.

When he finished medical school and became a doctor, Adams opened his own hospital, called The Gesundheit Institute, with some other doctors. They wanted it to be a place with a different way of working with sick people.

Hunter Adams became famous during the 1980s, and in 1998, Universal Pictures made a film about his life. It was very successful. In the film, Robin Williams played Adams. Williams said, “Hunter is a really warm person, who believes that patients need a doctor who’s a friend. I enjoyed playing him.”

( )51. Why did Hunter Adams go to Virginia?

A. He had mental health problems.

B. He wanted to be a doctor.

C. He did things differently.

D. He wanted to work there.

( )52. Adams wore shirts with flowers on them because_______.

A. he didn’t want to wear a white coat.

B. all doctors liked that kind of shirt

C. the doctors didn’t like them.

D. he was told to do so by the hospital.

( )53.Adams thought that many people in hospital_______.

A. didn’t need medicine.

B. wanted to make friends with doctors.

C. weren’t nice people

D. were unhappy and lonely

( )54.Adams started The Gesundheit Institute_______.

A. with some other doctors. B. on his own

C. with different sick people D. to make more money

( )55. Why did Universal Pictures make a film about Hunter Adams?

A. Because he was very rich.

B. Because Robin Williams was his friend.

C. Because he was a famous person.

D. Because children wanted to see him in the film.

B)Read the following three passages and follow the instructions for each section.

A

Steve came out of the building and stopped. What was this awful place? The street was

black. Strange boxes, made of metal and glass, moved quickly past him on wheels, making a

terrible noise. There were bigger boxes too, big red ones, with ten or twenty people inside.

Sometimes the boxes stopped. There were tall posts(柱)with three lights, read, yellow and

green. The lights turned on and off, and the boxes stopped and started again.

All around him, there were very tall buildings. And the people! People everywhere. Many

of them stopped and looked at him, then they turned and walked away quickly. Someone

shouted to him, “Hey, You! Are you lost? The theatre’s over there!” and then laughed. Steve

walked past windows, big glass windows with women inside, but the women didn’t move.

At the next window, he heard loud noises coming through an open door, and inside there

were people looking at little square boxes, all with different pictures.

Then, at another window, he saw larger boxes, this time with small people and houses inside them! Steve stopped again

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and looked around. One of the metal boxes in the street was near him---a black and with box with a blue light on top. A man in blue clothes and a strange hat got out and walked towards him. “Excuse me, sir,” said the man. Steve didn’t like him. He turned and ran.

Questions56—60:Fill in the blanks using suitable words according to the passage above. Use only one word for each blank. Steve woke up from the dream only to find himself walking along a street in London. He saw strange boxes, which known to us today as(56)__________, move quickly past him. Tall posts with red, yellow and green(57)_________turned on and off, then the boxes stopped and started again. Steve looked around him at the buildings which were very(58)_________ and people in the street thought he was(59)__________. Then a man, who was a (60)__________came up to him but Steve ran away.

B

Teenager Brian Robeson was travelling from the USA to Canada to see his father. He was the only passenger in small plane, when suddenly the pilot had a heart attack and died!

towards the lake and, incredibly, he landed on the water. Brian got out of the plane just before it sank. He swam to the beach and then he fell asleep, exhausted.

When Brian woke up the next morning, he was cold and hungry. The quiet boy form New York and only the clothes he was wearing and a small hatchet(短柄斧). Then he remembered a TV programme about how to survive in the wild. He used his hatchet to cut wood and start a fire. He ate fruit from the forest. He made a spear to catch fish in the lake, and he made a bow and arrow to kill rabbits and birds.

One day, a few weeks later, Brian was fishing by the lake when he heard a noise. He could see a plane about the trees. It

Questions 61—62: Translate the underlined sentences into Chinese. Question :63-65: Answer the following questions. 63.How did Brian(幸存) when the pilot died?

_______________________________________________ 64. What kind of tools did Brian make to survive in the woods? ______________________________________________ 65. What two adjectives would you use to describe Brian? _______________________________________________

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C

David’s grandma and grandpa live in Ocean City. They would like to buy him a new bike for Christmas. They got a catalogue(目

Questions 66—70: Answer the following questions or complete the statements according to the information above. 66. Which bicycle is the most expensive?

____________________________________________

67. If David wants a yellow bike, they will have to choose__________________. 68. Which bicycle is two-tone(两颜色的)?

_______________________________

69. The Zoom bicycles are more__________________ than the Dyno bicycles that have the same number of speeds. 70. Which two bikes are the most alike?

___________________________________________

Ⅲ. Close(完形填空)

Read the passage below, and fill in the blanks with suitable forms of 10 of the 12 words given according to the context.(阅读下面的短文,根据其内容从所给的12个单词或短语中选择10个,并用其适当形式填空)

A lot of people think it’s great to be a film star. Film stars can wear expensive clothes and travel to wonderful places. They drive the(71)__________cars in the world or sail around the world(72)_________their private yachts(游艇). Their photographs are often on the(73)_________of magazines, too, but they aren’t always(74)_________. They are always(75)__________by the photographers so a lot of time their lives are like(76)_________

in a goldfish bowl, and everyone can see everything they do. All this means that many film stars have found it too(77)__________to lead a normal life. Many female film stars spend

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a lot of money on cosmetic surgery(整形手术)to(78)__________ young and beautiful. A lot of Hollywood (79) ________ don’t last very long—for (80)__________, Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman.

B)Read the dialogue below, and fill in blanks with the correct form of the verbs given in the brackets.

Martin: Hi, I’m Martin. Are you new here? I haven’t (81)__________(see) you around.

Sue: Yes. I only(82)___________(start) on Monday.

Martin: Great. So, what class are you in?

Sue: Class 3.

Martin: Oh, really? I’m in Class 2. So, how are you (83)_________(enjoy) it so far?

Sue: It’s great. Everyone(84)__________(be)really friendly.

Martin: Where were you before you moved here?

Sue: In London.

Martin: That’s a big city, isn’t it?

Sue: Yes. London’s too big for me. I don’t like big cities.

Martin: Me neither. Sorry, I’ve got a class to go now. It was nice (85)_________(talk) to you. See you around.

Sue: Ok, see you.

Ⅳ. Sentence pattern transformation(句式转换)

Read the passage below. Transform the underlined parts as required.

Dear Vic, so so of course you will need to stay for the night. Don’t worry, though—there’s plenty of room for both of you.

know as soon possible if you’ll be able to join us.

Lots of love.

Mark

86. 将句子(86)变成单数句。

_________________________________________

87.将句子(87)变成反义疑问句。

You’ll probably be coming by train, _________?

88.根据句子(88)变成否定句。

_________________________________________

89.根据句子(89)补全下面的句子。

I’d love it if_________________

90.根据句子(90)补全下面的句子。

We_____________________ for a long time.

Ⅴ.Translation(翻译)

Translate the following sentences into English, using words given in the blankets.

91.开始的时候他们讨厌彼此,但最后他们结婚了。(end up)

_______________________________________________

92.我不明白他们为什么选的是他而不是你。(instead of)

_______________________________________________

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93.我的朋友一点儿也不喜欢这部电影,但我却对这部电影印象深刻。(not in the slightest impressed)

_______________________________________________

94.设计这个项目就是要为年轻人提供工作。(design, provide…with)

_______________________________________________

95.在我离开大学后,我把大部分的书都送人了。(give away)

_______________________________________________

Ⅵ.IQ(智力测试)(共5小题;每小题1分,计5分)

Answer the following questions.(回答下列问题。)

96. School starts promptly at 9:00 am. If each period lasts 40minutes and there are 5 minutes between periods, when will the

fourth period end?

97.Find the three-letter word which can be added to the letters in capitals to make a new word. The new word will complete the sentence sensibly(合理的). Write the three-letter word.

Example: Both dogs have BS to eat. BONES

It STED to rain._________

98. Fill in the crossword so that all the missing words are included. You have been given one letter from a word as a clue in the crossword.

99. A town has 20,000 people living in it. Five percent of them are one-legged, and half of the rest

go barefoot. How many shoes are worn by the people in the town?

100. These words have been written in code, but the codes are not under the correct words. One

code is missing. What is the missing code?

RAN ADD RAIN RING AND

4751 4275 256 266 _____

Ⅶ. Error correction(短文改错)(共5小题;每小题1分,计5分)

Read the following passage. Write “√” if the underlined part is right, or correct it if it is wrong.(阅读下面的短文,如果划线部分正确写“√”,如果有错误,请在后面的横线上改正。)

Sharon last year, so I haven’t known her very long. However, e.g. we soon became best friend and we often spend our free time together. She is like the same things as I do, such as music, sports and books, and we both enjoy the same TV shows. There is no one better 103.________ Than having someone who you can to share your interests with, and who 104.________ will listen to you when you want to talk about your problems. 105.________

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