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576期 高二Quiz time
作者:21ST
时间:2014-11-14

Day 1
Love of the game (P3)
Choose the best answer:
1. Chelsea Love was moved to play in defense by her coach because ______.
A. she hadn’t performed well in her former position as a forward
B. playing as a defender was what she had always dreamed of
C. the team’s senior defender was forced to miss games due to injury
D. she was the only backup player in her team that had played as a defender before
2. How did Chelsea Love take to her new role as a defender?
A. It took her quite a long time to get used to playing in her new position.
B. She was glad to contribute to the team in her new position.
C. She brought her old tricks and thinking with her into her new position.
D. She found that her past experience as a forward made her a worse defender.
3. What is the article mainly about?
A. Chelsea Love’s passion for soccer.
B. The correct mindset of a successful soccer player.
C. How Chelsea Love ended up being named as the best defender this season.
D. How coach Gabe Escobar’s unexpected move saved East Valley High School’s soccer team.
Day 2
Channel Tunnel ... (P4)
阅读短文并根据文章内容回答问题,注意答案不要超过题目要求的词数。
1. What is the main purpose of the article? (No more than 10 words)

2. What does the underlined word “nuisance” probably mean? (No more than 4 words)

3. Translate the following sentence into Chinese:
In contrast, many British people had always been grateful for the sea barrier that prevents them from being joined to the continent and their troublesome ways.

4. List at least three advantages of Eurostar compared with other means of transportation across the British Channel. (No more than 6 words)

5. What is the author’s attitude toward the Channel Tunnel? (No more than 10 words)

Day 3
Research into ghosts (P5)
Choose the best answer:
1. The author mentioned children’s fear of darkness in the first paragraph to ______.
A. teach readers how to get used to darkness
B. analyze in what cases people tend to get scared of darkness
C. tell readers that they are not alone in being afraid of darkness
D. introduce the topic of “feeling of presence”
2. According to the article, patients who had experienced “feeling of presence” ______.
A. had no neurological disorders
B. had totally lost their self-awareness
C. had partial brain damage that affected their movement and positioning
D. had difficulty communicating with others
3. Which of the following statements about the FOP experiment with the robot is TRUE?
A. The participants were asked to control two robot arms with one of their index fingers.
B. The participants could see the robot throughout the experiment.
C. The participants experienced FOP when the back-touching was delayed.
D. All of the participants successfully completed the experiment.
4. What can we conclude from the experiment mentioned in the article?
A. The young and the sick are the main groups of people who experience FOP.
B. Our brain recognizes our “self” from a single representation of our body in space.
C. FOP is mainly caused by a confused perception of “self” by our brain.
D. Those who have poor sense of positioning are more likely to experience FOP.

Day 4
Doing one’s best (P6)
Choose the best answer:
1. Which of the following statements about the author’s mother is TRUE according to the article?
A. She gave up her career to raise her five children.
B. She helped her daughter run a gymnastics camp.
C. She became disabled after giving birth to her first child.
D. She went to Munich to watch her daughter compete at the Olympics.
2. The author walked over to comfort the movie star’s daughter because ______.
A. she believed that the girl had done her best before and during the competition
B. she wanted the movie star to know that she was too strict and picky with her daughter
C. her mother used to treat her the same way as the movie star treated her daughter
D. the girl lacked the talent to win the championship, however hard she tried
3. Which of the following words best describes the author’s mother?
A. Demanding.B. Thoughtful.
C. Pessimistic.D. Humorous.
4. What is the key message the author wants to convey through the article?
A. Children should always pay attention to their parents’ advice.
B. Everyone has a fair chance of succeeding as long as they work hard enough.
C. The effort you make is much more important than your achievements are.
D. Failure is a necessary stepping stone to our dreams.

Day 5
从题中所给的A、B、C、D四个选项中,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项。
1. – You must obey every word of mine!
–_____ I don’t?
A. How if B. What ifC. What about D. Only if
2. Scientists have made a great ______ in the treatment of cancer.
A. effectB. breakthrough C. conclusion D. introduction
3. I’ve been writing this report ______ for the last two weeks, but it has to be handed in tomorrow.
A. finally B. immediately
C. occasionally D. certainly
4. The actual cost of the building was much higher than our original ______.
A. consideration B. judgment C. estimate D. move
5. – Do famous athletes and entertainers _____ such high salaries?
– Well, at least I think scientists should be paid more.
A. reserveB. expect
C. deserve D. earn

阅读下面材料,在空白处填入适当的内容(不多于3个单词)或括号内单词的正确形式。
We all have a first and last name, or personal and family name. 6. ______ for many of us, it doesn’t stop there. We also have nicknames. They mostly come from our real name.
Some of 7. ______ are obvious: Tom is short for Thomas; Sam is short for Samuel. However, there are some nicknames 8. ______ origins are more mysterious.
Take the name William as an example. It can be shortened to Will, and also Bill. But 9. ______ does Bill come from William? During the Middle Ages, people liked to change letters to make names 10. ______ (easy) to pronounce. For example, a hard consonant (辅音) like B is clearer than soft ones like W. Bill sounds much clearer than Will. 11. ______ (interest), the people of England even called King William III, who ruled in the 17th century, “King Billy”.
Richard 12. ______ (be) a popular name in England for centuries, too. It was commonly 13. ______ (short) to Rich and Rick to save time. Also like the name William, people liked to make rhyming names. So Rick became Dick. This nickname became 14. ______ popular that it’s included in an idiom. “Every Tom, Dick or Harry” means everybody!
The most poplar name for English kings has been Henry. England has had eight king Henrys. Yet most of them preferred 15. ______ (call) Harry by the people. It is a tradition still held. British Prince Harry’s real name is Henry. I wonder if Harry Potter’s real name is Henry?

(答案见下期)

上期参考答案
D1 1. She wants to be an actress, because she finds acting fun and it teaches her about teamwork and empathy.
2. It’s about a scientist named Frankenstein who creates a monster, and how the monster destroys the scientist’s life.
3. There were some kissing scenes in the play.
4. Acting is not about being yourself, but it is about showing the audience your character’s personality.
5. It is mainly about how the author got over her awkwardness about the kissing scenes in a play, and the lesson she learned from it.
D2 1-4 DCBB
D3 1-3 BDB
D4 1-4 CADA
D5 1-5 DCBDD 6-10 ABBDC
11-15 BACCA16-20 DDCCA


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