一、綜合測驗(8 小題) 1092 高一英文第一次期中考題庫 班級: 座號: 姓名:
1. Malala grew up in northern Pakistan. In 2008, that area was under Taliban rule, and girls there were __(1)__ to go to school. Malala believed that no one should prevent girls from learning. She began to write blogs for the BBC about life in a society __(2)__ by the Taliban.
6. Building boats is the most important activity in the Tao culture. A man’s
achievement is evaluated by the number of boats he builds and the following inauguration ceremonies he holds. Building __1__ boats usually begins in May or June after the flying fish season. Thus, the inauguration ceremony can __2__ in July or August before the typhoon season. Members of the whole fishing group open new taro fields and raise lots of pigs and goats for the ceremony. The whole process of boat-building __3__ a series of complicated carpenter work. It is regarded as an essential skill for a Tao man, which he inherits from his father. There are several accessories, __4__ rudders, the rudder lock, oars, oarlocks, and rowing seats, for a Tao boat to sail in the ocean. Young rowers choose heavy wood for their oars to gain speed, while elder but experienced rowers use lighter wood for oars. They decorate the boat __5__ paints made from white shell powders, black charcoals
They bring us new information, new music, new friends, and more. With smartphones, we never have to worry about being bored.
However, one’s smartphone use can quickly get out of control. At first, you __(3)__
look at it. Maybe you just check Instagram or Facebook when you’re bored. But always being __(4)__ on social media or messaging apps can soon take over your life. After this __(5)__, your grades go down, and you stop talking to people. It becomes hard to put down the phone at all. If you are facing this situation, you might have to “break up” with your phone. Learn to live without it again.
2. Fold your kimono or yukata left over right. For Japanese people, wearing these clothing items involves __(3)__ many rules. If you’re a visitor, this one rule is the most important because folding right over left is reserved for funerals.
3. Far from mastering appropriate chopstick use, some visitors don’t feel at home eating __(4)__ a knife and fork in hand. Therefore, as with the kimono rule, try to remember just this one custom: Don’t stand your chopsticks up in your food; this too is appropriate only at funerals.
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2. A loud bang goes off and I take off with a great sprint! In spite of missing out on the Olympics four years ago, I know my opportunit y to shine is back. It is time __(1)__ the world what I can do. I see the one-hundred-meter mark pass. I __(2)__ and run ahead of others. All of a sudden, I feel a terrible pain and __(3)__ to the ground. I look down __(4)__ horror as I realize my right hamstring is torn! Even though the pain is unbearable, I know I must finish the race. I get up and start hopping toward the finish line. I suddenly hear my dad ’s voice __(5)__, “You don’t have to do this, son!” His arms wrap around me. The crowd cheers us on as we slowly
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The 1918 influenza epidemic, which occurred during World War I, was one of the most devastating health crises of the 20th century. Between September 1918 and June 1919, more than 600,000 Americans died of influenza and pneumonia, making the epidemic far more 21 than the war itself. The influenza hit Americans in two waves. The first wave attacked the army camps and was less fatal than the second. The second wave arrived in the port city of Boston in September 1918 with war 22 of machinery and supplies. Other wartime events enabled the disease to 23 the country quickly. As men across the nation were joining the 24 to serve the country, they brought the virus with them everywhere they went. In October 1918 alone, the virus killed almost 200,000. In the following month, the end of World War I resulted in an even 25 spread of the disease. The celebration of the end of the war with parades and parties was a complete disaster from the standpoint of public health. This 26 the spread of the disease in some cities. The flu that winter was destructive beyond imagination as millions were 27 and thousands died. In fact, it caused many more deaths than any of the other epidemics which had 28 it.
proud; it felt like my heart would burst. Here I was, a seventy-three-year-old grandmother, watching my daughter Gabriela Andersen-Schiess __(1)__ in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Something else that made it even more exciting was that this was the first-ever Olympic marathon for women!
Gabriela didn’t have a good chance __(2)__ a medal, but that wasn’t important. I just wanted her to finish. For most of the race, this seemed likely. But, with just six miles to go, the thirty-two- degree LA heat began to have an effect. She had lost too much water and gradually slowed down.