上学期八年级英语期中试卷（满分 95 分，考试时间 100 分钟）本试卷包括四道大题，共 8 页，满分 95 分，考试时间为 100 分钟。
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一、基础知识（共 25 分）I. 在下列各句的空白处填入一个适当的词，使句子意思完整，语法正确。
（5 分） 1. It’s true that parents play an important ______ in children’s lives. 2. They are cheap and nice. I don’t know which one to ______. 3. Bob is my best friend, but we have nothing ______ common. 4. If you work hard, you can get good ______ in the exams. 5. Jack, please help me find ______ when the plane will take off on the Internet.II. 用括号内所给单词的正确形式填空。
（5 分）6. They have some(different).7. No one seemed __________(be) bored.8. Nearly 30 percent of the answers ______(be)wrong.9. We __________(study) math in Jim’s house yesterday evening.10. Look! The reporter is interviewing the(win).III.单项选择。
11. Math ______ one of the _____ subjects in middle schools.A. are; importantB. is; most importantC. is; more importantD. are; much important12.Do you have ________ to say about this?A. something elseB. anything elseC. else somethingD. else anything13.When I swim in the river, I _____ I’m a fish.A. look likeB. sound like C. feel like D. am like14. Your mother isn’t at home. Can you ______ yourself?A. look for B. look like C. look after D. look out15.That book is not so ______ as this one.A. interestingB. more interestingC. most interestingD. the most interesting16. Mickey Mouse was the first cartoonsound and music.A. andB. withC. inD. of17.My shoes are cheaper than _____.
A. youB. your C. yoursD. your one18._______Simon does well in his studies, he still works really hard.A. Although B. Because C. \D. When19.We’ll try to do ______ work with ______ time than before.A. much; much B. little; little C. less; more D. more; less20.I don’t mindyou with your English.A.helpB.to helpC.helping D.helps21. —________do you read English books?—Twice a day.A. How manyB. How much C. How long22.My father wants me ________the Internet.D. How oftenA. surfB. not surfC. not to surf D. not surfing23. We can’t go to the movies____ the bad weather.A. becauseB. because ofC. althoughD. but24. —Next week is quite full for me.— Really?__________A. How come? B. No problem .C. Of course.25. —How often do you drink milk?—I don’t like it, so I ________drink it.A.alwaysB.usuallyC.hardly everD. Sure. D. often二、交际运用（共 5 分）IV. 根据对话内容，运用方框中所给的句子选项补全对话。
（5 分） A: Hi, Mr. Hunt! (26)________ B: I practiced tennis in the sports club. A: Oh? (27)________ B: Twice a week. A: When do you usually practice it? B: On weekends. (28)________ A: I usually go fishing. B: (29)________ Who do you go fishing with? A: My friend, John. B: (30)________ A: Sure. Next weekend you won’t practice tennis? B: No, I won’t. My coach (教练) asked us to relax next weekend. A: I see. A. How often do you practice it? B. That sounds interesting.
C. Would you like some fish?D. What do you usually do on weekends?E. What did you do this morning?F. Can I go fishing with you next weekend?三、阅读（共 45 分）V. 完形填空。
There're different kinds of animals in the zoo. We see the zoo keepers givethem31to eat. They don't have to32food bythemselves. They just eat, walk and33all day. So manyof34may think that the animals there35happyand lucky. But most36them are sad. Why?They're37free.Animals like elephants, monkeys and tigers38live freelyandhappilyin39ormountains.Tigers,40example, run, jump, play with theirchildren41catch small animals for food. But now they have tostay in42rooms in the zoo. Their life in the zoois43different from their life in the forests.Now many of us think44animals should go back to forests andmountains so that45earth will become better.31. A. meat 32. A. take 33. A. sleep 34. A. me 35. A. is 36. A. in 37. A. no 38. A. never 39. A. fields 40. A. for 41. A. but 42. A. good 43. A. to 44. A. much 45. A. theB. food B. bring B. runB. we B.are B. on B. not B. usually B. zoos B. in B. and B. short B. quite B. many B. anC. fruit C. find C. rest C. they C. were C. of C.aren’t C. now C. parks C. on C. or C. small C. even C. more C. thisD. drink D. get D. leave D. us D. was D. to D.isn’t D. seldom D. forests D. at D. yet D. tall D. real D. most D. that
Mr. Read works in a hospital. He's a good doctor but he often forgets thing.People know him well and don't mind it.One morning he looked over an old woman and found something was wrong withher eyes. He began to do an operation. It took him three hours to finishit. The old woman could see again and thanked him very much. After thathe had a look at his watch and found it was half past twelve. He felt hungryand wanted to buy some food for himself.When he reached the lift, he remembered he didn't wash his hands. He hadto return to his office. He took off his coat and put it on the back ofthe chair. After that he left. However in the restaurant, he realized hewasn't wearing his coat. All his money was in one of his pockets. He gotup and went back to the hospital. The lift was just on the first floor.He ran to it but it was going to close. He put his head into it, and thedoors opened. A man in the lift called out, “Oh, dear, sir! Why didn'tyou hold the doors open with your hands? It's too dangerous to do so withyour head!”“I think my hands are more important than my head, I have to do operationnot with my head, but with my hands!”46. People know ______, so they don't mind it.A. Mr. Read is a doctorB. Mr. Read isn't carefulC. Mr. Read works in the hospitalD. Mr. Read often doesoperations47. The operation began at ______ that morning.A. half past eight B. nineC. half past nineD. ten48. Mr. Read returned to his office because _______.A. he forgot to wash his handsB. it was cold and he had to puton his coatC. he was too tired to reach the restaurant D. he had to borrow somemoney49. Mr. Read left the restaurant because ______.A. he ate much thereB. he couldn't find hisfriendC. he had no money with himD. it was closed50. Mr. Read put his head into the lift because _______.A. he wanted to know who was in itB. he wanted to stop itrisingC. his head was harder than his handsD. he was afraid it couldhurt his hands.(B)