( ) 1. Beijing Duck Tastes So ______. Many Beijingers Like Eating It in Quanjude Restaurant

( ) 1. Beijing Duck Tastes So ______. Many Beijingers Like Eating It in Quanjude Restaurant

8A Unit 5 单元测试卷


第一卷 选择题 45分


( ) 1. Beijing Duck tastes so ______. Many Beijingers like eating it in Quanjude Restaurant.

A. wellB. badC. delicious D. badly

( ) 2. Zhalong Nature Reserve is called ‘Hometown of ______’.

A. SwallowsB. SeagullsC. SwansD. Cranes

( ) 3. —______?

—Parrots. They have colourful feathers and some can even talk like man.

A. What are parrots likeB. What’s your favourite bird

C. Are parrots cleverD. Why do you like parrots so much

( ) 4. Taiwan lies ______the southeast of China mainland.

A. toB. inC. atD. on

( ) 5. Project Hope provides poor children ______chances to go to school.

A. withB. forC. byD. to

( ) 6. ______time you spend, ______points you get.

A. Less; fewerB. The less; the fewer

C. Fewer; lessD. The fewer; the less

( ) 7. ______foreigners are interested in China’s culture. Every year there’re many foreigners coming to study in China.

A. Fewer and fewerB. Less and less

C. More and moreD. Much and much

( ) 8. The plane ______off at 7:10 a.m. I ______you off at the airport.

A. takes; seeB. will take; seeC. takes; will seeD. took; saw

( ) 9. Lily likes singing ______her twin sister likes dancing.

A. whenB. asC. untilD. while

( ) 10. One of the students in my class ______from Nanjing. The rest ______born in Haian.

A. come; wasB. comes; wereC. come; wereD. comes; was

( ) 11. There’s no empty seat on the bus. Can you make ______for the old man?

A. seatB. a roomC. spaceD. place

( ) 12. It’s ______to keep taking the farmland in order to put up more buildings.

A. impossibleB. incorrectD. irregularD. unimportant

( ) 13. Which of the following sentences has the same sentence structure as ‘People call him Xiwang’?

A. English is useful.B. I feed my pet dog bones.

C. We think the film boring.D. Some children are playing.

( ) 14. ______the loss of the living areas, it’s getting ______to find China tigers living in the wild.

A. Because of; hardB. Because; hard

C. Because of; hardly D. Because; hardly

( ) 15. Everyone in my class thinks ______necessary to use cloth bags instead of plastic bags.

A. this isB. that isC. it isD. there is

( ) 16. —Can I talk to you ______the phone?

—Sure. Call me ______010-55697862.

A. in; onB. in; atC. on; onD. on; at

( ) 17. —Would you like to see a bird show in the park with me this afternoon?

—______. I will go to visit my grandparents.

A. I hope soB. I’d like to C. I wouldn’t likeD. I’m afraid not

( ) 18. ______up the litter, Peter. ______litter carelessly is a bad habit.

A. Pick; DropB. Pick; Dropping

C. Picking; DroppingD. Picking; Drop

( ) 19. My mum told me ______spend too much time playing games.

A. don’tB. not toC. didn’tD. shouldn’t

( ) 20. Which of the following is not suitable to fill in the sentence ‘We should do something to ______people from cutting down too many trees. ’?

A. protectB. stopC. keepD. prevent


Farley worked for the Canadian government. One day, he was __21__ to learn more about wolves. Do wolves kill lots of caribou(北美驯鹿)? Do they kill people?

They gave him lots of food and clothes and guns. Then they put him on a plane and took him to __22__. The plane put him down and went away. There were no houses or people in this place. But there were lots of animals and lots of wolves.

People tell terrible stories about wolves. They say wolves like to kill and eat people. Farley remembered these stories, and he was __23__. He had his gun with him__24_.

Then one day, he saw a group of wolves. There was a mother wolf with four baby wolves. A father wolf and another young wolf lived with them.

Farley watched these wolves every day. The mother was a very __25__ mother. She gave milk to her babies. She gave them lessons about life. They learned how to __26__ food. The father wolf got food for the mother. The young wolf __27__ the children. They were a nice, happy family—wolf family! Farley did not need his __28__ any more. In a short time, he got on well with the family. Farley watched them for five months. He learned that many stories about the wolves were __29__. Wolves do not eat people, and they do not eat many large animals. And he also learned bad things about men. It was men who killed many caribou and wolves.

Later, Farley wrote a book about wolves. He wanted people to __30__ them and not to kill them.

( )21. A. seenB. told C. heardD. found

( )22. A. a small townB. a big city C. a far placeD. a lonely village

( )23. A. afraid B. happy C. angryD. tired

( )24. A. at times B. all the time C. once a week D. every afternoon

( )25. A. bad B. good C. hungry D. thirsty

( )26. A. cook B. make C. get D. pick

( )27. A. shouted at B. looked into C. laughed at D. played with

( )28. A. food B. clothes C. gun D. plane

( )29. A. not good B. not true C. not easy D. not clear

( )30. A. grow B. have C. teach D. understand



For Children

Museum: Children’s Museum, Sundays, 89 North Street, 67641235

Story time: Children’s Library, 106 Green Street, Wednesdays during 9:30 a.m -5:00p.m. 66599624

Sports: Football Club, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 16 Yangtze Road, 96725643

Basketball Club, Wednesdays and Fridays, 79071632

Cinema: New films for children, 99 Brick Road, 69001354

Useful Phone Numbers

Fast Food Restaurant: 66387901

Hospital: 68787451

Visitor Information Center: 800-120-9847

Taxi: 79210583

Visitor Hotel(宾馆) Information: 800-739-7302

( )31. It’s Friday afternoon, you can go to______.

A. visit the museum B. play football

C. play basketball D. read children’s stories

( )32. If children want to watch new films, they should go to______.

A. 16 Yangtze Road B. 89 North Main Street

C. 106 Green Street D. 99 Brick Road

( )33. If you dial (拨号)66387901, you can ______.

A. ask for some hotel information B. do some shopping

C. have a good story time D. get fast food in a restaurant

( )34. Lily’s father is ill, She should dial______.

A. 800-120-9847 B. 79210583 C. 68787451 D. 96725643

( )35. You can not get any information about______from the two notices.

A. looking for a hotel B. doing eye exercises

C. eating fast food D. taking a taxi


There was once a man in South America who had a parrot, a pet bird that could imitate(模仿) human speech. The parrot was unique. There was no other bird like him in the whole world. He could learn to say any word except one. He could not say the name of his native town, Cotano. The man did everything he could to teach the parrot to say “Cotano” but he never succeeded. At first he was very gentle with the bird, but gradually he lost his temper(脾气). “You stupid(愚蠢的) bird! Why can’t you learn to say that One word! Say ‘Cotano’ or I’ll kill you!” But the parrot would not say it. Many times the man screamed, “Say ‘Cotano’ or I’ll kill you!” But the bird would never repeat the name. Finally the man gave up. He picked up the parrot and threw him into the chicken house. “You are even more stupid than the chickens!”

In the chicken house, there were four old chickens waiting to be killed for Sunday’s dinner. The next morning, when he went out to the chicken house, the man opened the door. He was surprised by what he saw. He could not believe his eyes and ears. On the floor lay three dead chickens, the parrot was screaming at the fourth, “Say ‘Cotano’ or I’ll kill you!”

( )36. Why couldn’t the parrot say the name of his native town?

A. Because it was stupid.B. Because it didn’t want to say it.

C. Because the man didn’t teach it how to say.D. We don’t know the reason.

( ) 37. Which of the following is the meaning of ‘unique’?

A. the same as everything B. different from everything else

C. being in a dangerous stateD. having good qualities

( ) 38. Who killed the three chickens?

A. The master. B. The cook in the kitchen.

C. The pet bird. D. The fourth chicken.

( ) 39. Why was the man surprised at what he saw the next morning?

A. The bird had finally understood his threat (威胁).

B. The bird had run away from the chicken house.

C. The bird had learned to scream back at him.

D. The bird was living peacefully with the chickens.

( ) 40. Which of the following is NOT true according to the passage?

A. The man loved his parrot very much and always treated it kindly.

B. Three of the old chickens were dead the next day.

C. The parrot was thrown into the chicken house by its master.

D. The parrot could imitate a lot of human language.


Everyone needs friends. Friends bring us happiness and hope in our lives. But the ability to make friends changes from person to person. To some people, making friends is easy, and to others it’s very difficult.

Making friends is a skill, and the first thing is to know how to get on with others.

If you have trouble in making friends, maybe I can tell you how to do it.

Realize your own good points. You have skills and talents(才能) that others will like.

Believe that you are a good person and have something nice to share with others.

Be humorous. Learn to laugh at yourself and your weakness. Remember to smile at others.

Respect(尊敬) the others. Everyone has his own idea. Learn how to listen to others’ ideas without trying to make them accept(接受) yours.

Be kind. If you are kind to others, they will usually be kind to you. There are hundreds of little things you can do to show your kindness. Open the door for someone. Wave to a friend and so on.

Don’t complain(抱怨). Learn to accept what you can’t change, and work hard to change what you can. No one is willing to hear your complaints all the time.

Never give up. Even if you are faced with some closed-minded people, never give up. And try to find someone who will understand you.

( ) 41. Why do we need friends according to the passage?

A . Friends can do everything for us. B. Friends can bring us happiness.

C. Friends accept our ideas all the time. D. Without friends, we could not live.

( ) 42. What’s the first thing we should learn in order to make friends?

A. To help others. B. To smile to others.

C. To get on with others. D. To listen to others’ complaints.

( ) 43. Which of the following shows a sense of humour?

A. Opening the door for someone. B. Complaining to others all the time.

C. Laughing at ourselves and our weakness. D. Finding someone who will understand us.

( ) 44. How many pieces of advice does the writer provide when we have trouble in making


A. Five. B. Seven. C. Nine. D. Eleven.

( ) 45. What should we do when we have trouble in making friends?

A. Respect others. B. Complain. C. Give up. D. Laugh at them

第二卷 非选择题 55分

四、 词汇(25分)

(A) 根据题中空格后的中文提示、英文释义或句意,写出句中所缺单词,使句子通顺。(10)

46. The Chinese ______(政府) plays an important part in the world peace.

47. Summer is ______(潮湿的) than autumn.

48. Some birds fly to ______(北方的)countries in summer .

49. Zhalong Nature Reserve is good ______(a place to live or stay) for wildlife.

50. From June 1, 2008, all the shops began to stop ______(give sth. to sb.) shoppers with free plastic bags.

51. ______(people who travel to some place) never miss a chance to visit Huangguoshu Waterfall when they travel in Guizhou Province.

52. I have a lot of ______, such as singing, dancing, reading, playing the piano and so on.

53. My new ______is No. 22, Park Road.

54. Birds can find food ______(容易地)in Zhalong .

55. He thinks it ______(没有必要) to brush the teeth twice a day.

(B) 根据句意从方框中选用合适的词,并用其适当形式填空。 (5)

friendly important angry polite noise

56. It’s ______to interrupt(打断) others’ talk.

57. How ______the hall is! There’re many excited fans waiting for their heroes.

58. I thought he was ______. But now I know he is kind.

59. Everyone knows the ______of protecting water resource.

60. The teacher looked ______at little Jack because he talked much in class.

(C) 根据句意从方框中选用合适的动词,并用其适当时态填空。(5)

not open return join wash stay

61. I’ll give you a call if he ______home.

62. —Where were you before you came here?

—I ______in Australia for half a year.

63. I won’t go to the library today because it ______on Sunday.

64. —______your friend Tom ______in tomorrow’s sports meeting?

—Maybe he is.

65. —Where’s your mum?

—She ______dishes in the kitchen.


66. 一年到头 67. 为……腾出空间

68. 有……..的面积 69. 做鸟的统计

70. 在中国东北 71.提供某物给某人

72. 采取措施做某事 73.加入观鸟俱乐部

74. 一年一次 75.阻止某人做某事


76. Some birds stay there for a short time.(保持句意基本不变)

Some birds go there for a ______.

77. Baby pandas need to live in the wild with their mother. (改成一般疑问句)

baby pandas to live in the wild with their mother?

78. We do a bird count once a year. (改为否定句)

We ______a bird count once a year.

79. She sings beautifully.(对划线部分提问)

______she sing?

80. The view is very amazing. (改成感叹句)

the view is!


There are many wetlands in China and some of them are the world’s important wetlands. The temperature(温度) in the wetlands is usually not too h___81___ or too low. There is a lot of rain and s____82____as well. They are really good places for w____83___. We need to protect wetlands not only because they p____84_____ food and home for some special kinds of animals and birds. Wetlands are importantbecause they also p___85____ flood. But some people want to change the wetlands to make more space for farms and b___86___. This m____87____ there will be less and less space for wildlife.

L___88____, more and more people are beginning to understand the i___89___ of wetlands and wildlife. Every year, on F____90____ 2nd, people hold many activities to tell people more about wetlands

81. 82. 83. 84. 85.

86. 87. 88. 89. 90.


A long time ago, there was a big apple tree. A little boy liked playing around it every day.As the little boy grew up, he no longer played around the tree. One day the boy came back to the tree. He looked sad.[来源:学科网]

“What’s troubling you?” asked the tree.

The boy replied (回答): “I want my own house. I need money to buy it.”

“You can pick my apples and sell them. Then you will have money.”

The boy was so excited. He picked all the apples on the tree and left happily.

A few years later, the boy returned. He told the tree that he wanted to go sailing around the world.

“Use my branches (树干) to build your boat. You can sail far and be happy.”So the boy cut the tree branch to make a boat. He went sailing and didn’t return for a long, long time.

Many years later, the boy returned. “Sorry, but I don’t have anything for you anymore,” the tree said, crying.

“All I need is a place to rest. I am tired after my travels.”

The tree replied: “Good! Old tree roots are the best place to rest.” The boy sat down and the tree was glad.

The tree in this story is like your parents. Your parents are stable (可靠的) and giving, like a tree, and will always love you, no matter where you are.

Key words: trouble v. 麻烦 sail v. 航海

91. What did the boy do every day when he was a child?


92. How did the boy get the money?


93. What did the boy use the branches for?


94. How did the boy feel the last time he returned to the tree?


95. What does the writer compare (比作) the tree to?



溱湖湿地公园(Qinhu Wetland Park) 是我国重要的湿地公园之一,那里是多种鸟类的理想栖息地,更有珍稀的野生麋鹿生活在那里。今年国庆节期间,Sandy和她的家人在溱湖湿地公园度过了美妙的一天。回来后Sandy给她的好朋友Andy写了一封邮件告诉他这次的旅游经历。请你根据所给的要点提示,完成这封邮件。词数80左右。


参考词汇:milu deer 麋鹿(单复数同形)

地理位置 / 地处泰州西北部,离南通约两小时的车程
游园时间 / 8:00a.m. —5: 00p.m.
活动安排 / 1. 泛舟湖上,观赏各种鸟类和植物;
2. 喂麋鹿,拍照;
3. 野餐,玩游戏;
4. ……
旅游感受 / 是个参观的好地方,……
愿望 / ……

Dear Andy,

My family and I visited Qinhu Wetland Park this National Day. We enjoyed ourselves very much there.

Qinhu Wetland Park is one of the most important wetland parks in China. ______