一、单项选择题（共 10 道试题，共 50 分。） 得分：50
1. The sports meet will continue __D____ it rains this afternoon.
C. as soon as
2. The story is as ______B__ as that one.
A. more interesting
C. the most interesting
D. interesting one
3. Don’t worry! My father will be back ______D_ten minutes.
—Sorry, I didn’t return your book on time.
A. I agree with you
B. It doesn’t matter
C. You’re welcome
D. That’s a good idea
5. Most of the children enjoy ________B_____ computer games.
D. to play
Taiwan is ___C___ the east of Fujian.
7. My aunt has worked in a clinic ____D___1949.
8. Jane’s mother was ill yesterday, so she had to look___A___ her.
D. out of
9. We are often told _____C____ at people in trouble.
A. not to smile
B. to smile
C. not to laugh
D. to laugh
10. John is fatter than _____C_____ of the other boys in class. He is the fattest.
二、阅读理解（共 2 道试题，共 50 分。） 得分：50
Indianapolis is the capital and largest city of Indiana, U. S. A. With a population of 744,000, it is one of the largest cities in the world that cannot be reached by water. However, Indianapolis is a city through which many railways, roads, buses and planes pass. There are many factories which make trucks, farm tools, and electrical things. These factories cause little pollution for the city. Butler University, well known for engineering, and the law and medical schools of Indiana University, are in the city centre. Nearby is the Indianapolis racecourse, where the nation’s most famous car race is held each year on May 30th.
If you visited Indianapolis you would be able to find your way around easily because most of the streets cross each other like a chessboard(棋盘). In the centre of the city, called the Circle, stands the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, 100 metres high. Also in the centre there are many buildings made of the famous Indiana stone, which makes them white in color.
1). What is Indianapolis best known for? A
A. Its yearly motor race.
B. Its schools and libraries.
C. Its universities and medical schools.
D. Its Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument.
2). You can NOT travel to Indianapolis by ___A__.
3). From the text, what do we learn about the size of Indianapolis? C
A. It is the largest city in the U. S. A.
B. It has a population of over a million.
C. It has a population of under a million.
D. It is one of the largest cities in the world.
4). It is easy for a stranger to go about in the city because _D____.
A. most of the buildings are in the center of the city.
B. there are many different ways of traveling there.
C. the buildings are very close to each other.
D. the city is planned in squares.
5). Many buildings in Indianapolis are white because ___C__.
A. they are painted white every year.
B. the Indianan people keep them clean.
C. they are made of a special stone.
D. there is little pollution from factories.
Mr. Black gave his wife money every Friday evening, but she always spent it before the next Wednesday. For the next three days she had none.
Every Tuesday evening Mr. Black asked her,” But what did you spend all that money on?” and she always answered,” I don’t know.”
One Friday Mr. Black brought home an exercise book and a pencil and gave them to his wife along with the money. “Now look!” he said to her. “When you get money from me, write it down on this page, and on the next page write down what happens to the money.”
When Mr. Black came home the next Tuesday, his wife came to him and showed him the book. “I have done what you told me,” she said happily. On the first page she had written “Friday, 28th June. I got ￡18 from John, “and on the next page, “Tuesday, 2nd July. I have spent it all.”
1). Mrs. Black __C__ how she had spent the money.
A. wanted to know
B. knew quite well
C. had no idea
D. often asked herself
2). By __A__ evening there was no more money left for Mrs. Black.
3). Mr Black told his wife to write down on the next page __D___.
A. when she spent the money
B. where she spent the money
C. why she spent so much money
D. what she bought with the money
4). Mrs. Black began to write down how much her husband had given her __B__.
A. At the beginning of July
B. By the end of June
C. On Friday evening
D. Every weekend
5). In the end, Mr. Black was sure __D__.
A. that his wife had a habit of saving money
B. that most of the money had been spent on food
C. about how the money had been spent
D. that his wife spent her money without much care or thought