(A) In the world, soccer of football is the most popular sport. This is because many countries have wonderful teams for the World Cup. The World Cup is held every four years. To remember 2002 FIFA World Cup, children from different countries and more than 60 children from Japanese schools came together and spent three weekends drawing a big picture called “Dream(梦幻) World Cups” in Japan. The children drew animals, flowers and people playing soccer under a blue bright sky. They wished each football team good luck by drawing the flags(旗帜)of all the countries that will take part in the World Cup in Japan and South Korea. The picture was put up in a park near a playground in Yokohama. Some football teams will have games there. Are you a football fan(迷)?The World Cup makes more and more people interested in football. Teenagers(青少年)like playing and watching football. Many of them love some football stars so much that they get the pictures of their favorite players on the walls of their rooms. That is the way to show their love for the World Cup as children in Japan.
  1. If a country wants to take part in the World Cup, she must have. A. Many football fans B.a very good team C. many football player D.a big playground
  2. The next World Cup will be held in. A.2006 B.2007 C.2005 D.2004
  3. From the passage, in the picture children drew many things except. A. people playing football B. pictures of some football stars C. a sunny sky D. flowers
  4.In“Dream World Cup”,the children drew the flags of some countries. A. to show their love for their owe country B. to tell the people their stories C. to show their good wishes for the football teams D. to show their new ideas about football
  5. Many teenagers owe the pictures of some football stars because. A. they are interested in football B. they are football fans C. they think their favorite players are great D. all of A, B and C (B) In 1826, a Frenchman named Niepce needed pictures for his business. But he was not a good artist. So he invented a very simple camera(照相机). He put it in a window of his house and took a picture of his garden. That was the first photo. The next important date in the history of photography (摄影术) was in 18
  37. That year ,Daguere,another Frenchman, took a picture of his reading room .He used a new kind of camera in a different way. In his picture you could see everything very clearly, even the smallest thing. This kind of photo was called a Daguerreotype. Soon, other people began to use Daguerre’s way. Travelers brought back wonderful photos from all around the world. People took picture of famous buildings, cities and mountains. In 1840, photography was developed. Then photographers could take picture of people and moving things. That was not simple. The photographers had to carry a lot of film and other machines. But this did not stop them, for example, some in the United States worked so hard. Mathew Brady was a famous American photographer. He took many pictures of greed people. The picture were unusual because they were very lifelike(栩栩如生的). Photographers also became one kind of art by the end of the 19th century. Some photos were nor just cookies of the real world. They showed feelings, like other kinds of art.
  6. The first photo taken by Niepce was a picture of A. his business B. his house C. his garden D. his window
  7. The Daguerreotyped was. A. a Frenchman B. a kind of picture C. a kind of camera D. a photographer
  8. If a photographer wanted to take pictures of moving things in the year of 1840, he had to.
A. watch lots of films B. buy an expensive camera C. stop in most cities D. take many films and something else with him.
  9. Mathew Brady. A. was very lifelike B. was famous for his unusual pictures C. was quite strong D. took many pictures of moving people
  10. This passage tells us. A. how photography was developed B. how to show your ideas and feelings in pictures C. how to take pictures in the world D. how to use different cameras (C) Americans with small families own a small car or a large one. If both parents are working, they usually have two cars. When the family is large, one of the cars is sold and they will buy a van(住房汽车) A small car can hold(容纳)four persons and a large car can hold six persons but it is very crowded(拥挤). A van hold seven persons easily, so a family three children could ask their grandparents to go on a holiday travel. They could all travel together. Mr. Hagen and his wife had a third child last year. This made them sell a second car and bus a van. Their children sixth and seventh seat are used to put other things, for a family of five must carry many suitcases(衣箱)when they travel. When they arrive at their grandparents’ home, the suitcases are brought into the two seats can then carry the grandparents. Americans call vans motor homes. A motor home is always used for holidays. When a family is traveling to the mountains or to the seaside, they can live in their motor home for a few days or to the seaside, they can live in their motor home for a few days or weeks. All the members of a big family can enjoy a happier life when they are traveling together. That is why motor homes have become very popular. In America there are many parks for motor homes.
  11. From the passage, a van is also called . A. a motor car B. a motor home C. a motorbike D. a big truck
  12. Before Mr. Hagen and his wife bought a van, they. A. sold their old house B. moved to their grandparents’ house C. built a new place for a van D. sold their second car
  13. A motor home is usually owned by a family with. A. a baby B. much money C. more than two children D. interest in vans
  14. Americans usually use motor homer. A. to travel with all the family members of holiday B. to do some shopping with all the family members C. to visit their grandparents at weekends D. to drive their children to school every day
  15. Motor homes have become popular because. A. they can take people to another city when people are free B. they can let families have a happier life when they go out for their holidays C. some people think motor homes are cheap D. big families can put more things in motor homes A lady who never gave up She was a poor girl who worked to get money to pay for her lessons. She became the famous woman scientist of her time. That’s the story of Marie Curie’s life. She didn’t mind working and she didn’t care about the honors(荣誉) that were given to her in later years. Marie was born in 18
  67. Her name was Marie Sklosovska then. She lives in Poland. Her father was a teacher. Everyone soon saw that Marie had a quick mind. Marie’s mother died when her youngest daughter was only ten. From then on, Marie knew that she would have to work hard at her lessons if she wanted to be successful(成功的) in her life. She studied very hard and was one of the best students at her school. Marie and her older sister, Bronya, wanted to study in France at the Sorbonne. But their father didn’t have enough money to send them there. It was Marie who had an idea: she would teach at home and send her money to Bronya. After her sister finished studying in Paris, she would
get work and send Marie the money to study there herself. So Marie worked very hard for six years to pay for her sister’s studies. At last it was Marie’s turn but when she got to France, her sister was married and could not give her much help. Again Marie worked. She studied in a small room without heat or light. She lived on bread and tea most of the time. But all she thought of was her math and science. This was her world. After four years’ hard work, Marie and her husband found something which was called radium(镭). They were given the Nobel Prize(诺贝尔奖) for their great discovery(发现). But they were too ill to go Stockholm themselves to receive it. Marie always said that it was because if her children that she want her work. And she discovered a hidden power and gave it to the world. It was the same power, however, that killed Marie in 19
  1. Marie Sklodovska was born in . A. France B. Poland C. Stockholm
  2. Marie did not go to Paris with her sister because . A. she did not want to B. She always thought of her math and science first. C. She had to earn money to pay for her sister’s study.
  3. She received her higher education (教育) at . A. Poland B. Stockholm C. the Stockholm
  4. In Paris Marie had to live on bread and tea because. A. she had no time B. she had to support her sister C. her sister could not give her much help
  5. The greatness(伟大) of Marie’s life in the fact that. A. she received two Nobel Prizes B. she was the first woman to work at the Sorbonne C. she worked hard without taking care of the fame and honors she received 例文 1 Most people who work in the office have a boss (老板). So do I (我也是). But my boss is a little unusual. What’s unusual about him? It’s a big dog. Many men have dogs, but few men bring their dogs to the office every day. My boss’s dog. Robinson, is big and brown. My boss brings him to work every day. He takes the dog to meetings and he takes the dog to lunch. When there is telephone call for my boss, I always know if he is in the office. I only look under his desk. If I see something brown and hairy (毛绒绒的) under it, I know my boss is somewhere in the office. If there is no dog, I know my boss is out. ( )
  1. People bring dogs to the office. A. usually B. often C. seldom D. sometimes ( )
  2. My boss is Robinson’s . A. boss B. master C. classmate D. teacher ( )
  3. Robinson goes to meetings my boss. A. for B. without C. instead of (代替) D. with ( )
  4. Robinson is always under the desk if the boss is . A. in the office B. at meetings C. out of the office D. out of work ( )
  5. The passage tells us the boss the dog very much. A. looks like B. hates (恨) C. likes D. trust(信任)
例文 2 Ali was working a long way from home. He wanted to send a letter to his wife, but he couldn’t read and write. He had to walk all day, so he could only look for somebody to write his letter late at night. At last he found a letter writer. His name was Tom. Tom was already(已经) in bed. “It is late,” he said, “ What do you want?” “I want you to write a letter to my wife,” said Ali. Tom was not happy. He thought for a moment and then said,
“Has the letter to go far?” “What does that mean?” answered Ali. “Well, my handwriting(笔迹) is very strange, so only I can read it. And if I have to go a long way to read your letter to your wife, it will cost(花费) you a lot of money.” Ali went away quickly. ( )
  1. Why did Ali ask Tom to write a letter for him? A. Because he was working a long way from home. B. Because he couldn’t read and write. C. Because he had to work all day. D. Because he was very busy. ( )
  2. When did he ask Tom to write the letter? A. All day. B. In the morning. C. Late at night. D. On Sunday. ( )
  3. Why was Tom not happy? A. Because he didn’t like to write letters. B. Because it was too late. C. Because he didn’t want to see Ali. D. Because the letter would go far. ( )
  4. In fact(实际上), Tom’s handwriting wasn’t . A. good B. poor C. so fine D. so strange ( )
  5. Ali went away quickly. He was . A. popular B. strange C. not happy D. not ready 例文 3 Mrs. Robinson worked in a big school in America. She had boys and girls in her class, and she enjoyed teaching them, because they were quick and thought about everything carefully. One day she said to the children, people in a lot of countries of Asia(亚洲) were white clothes at funerals(葬礼), but people in America and Europe(欧洲) wear white clothes when they are happy. What color does a woman wear in the United States when she marries(结婚)?” Mary said, “White, Miss. Because she’s happy.” “That’s good, Mary.” Mrs. Robinson said. “You are quite right. She wears white because she’s happy.” But then one boy in the class put his hand up. “Yes, Dick!” Mrs. Robinson said. “Do you have any questions?” “Yes, Miss.” Dick said. “ Why do men wear black in this country when they marry?” ( )
  1. From the story we know that Mrs. Robinson was. A. a journalist B. a headmaster C. a student D. a teacher ( )
  2. Mrs. Robinson enjoyed teaching her students because . A. they were her own children B. they were clever and careful C. they were too quick to learn D. they know much about clothes ( )
  3. A woman in the United States wear white clothes . A. when she marries B. when she is worried C. when she is tired D. when she is at funerals ( )
  4. In what place do men wear black when they marry? A. In Asia B. In America C. In Cairo D. In Moscow ( )
  5. Which one of the following is not true? A. Mrs. Robinson enjoyed teaching the children. B Mary is a clever girl. C. People in many countries in Asia wear black at funerals. D. Dick is not a clever boy.
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