21. 2017 is the Year of the rooster.The rooster is _____ tenth sign in the Chinese Zodiac cycle （中国十二生肖）.
A. a B. an
22. —Oh！ There isnt enough ______ for us in the bus.
—No hurry. Lets wait for the next.
A. place B. land
C. room D. floor
23. Money is important in my life. But it isnt _____ to me.
A. everything B. something
C. nothing D. anything
24. —I hear the weather will _____ cold for another week.
—I hope not. I hate cold weather.
A. turn B. last
C. get D. stay
25. —What do you think of the film last night？
—Not so good. In fact， Ive never seen a _____ one before.
A. better B. worse
C. bad D. good
26. —Im looking forward _____ taking a holiday in London.
—So am I. Its great to be _____ holiday there.
A. for； on B. to； at
C. to； on D. for； at
27. —Our class won the English speaking contest.
—Congratulations！ You _____ be very proud of it.
A. can B. need
C. would D. must
28. —I have bought an English-Chinese dictionary.
—When and where _____ you _____ it ？
A. do； buy B. did； buy
C. have； bought D. will； buy
29. —My parents always tell me _____ others late at night.
—Theyre right. Its not polite.
A. call B. not call
C. to call D. not to call
30. —What a surprise it is that youve hiked on Songshan！
—I didnt believe I could do it _____ I got to the top.
A. unless B. after
C. until D. as
31. —Now computers _____ everywhere.
—I agree with you. I think they are the most useful inventions.
A. are using B. use
C. are used D. will use
32. There are lots of things _____ I need to prepare before the trip.
A. who B. that
C. whom D. whose
33. Could you stop talking？ I _____ my homework. Ill have a test tomorrow.
A. am doing B. have done
C. would D. was doing
34. —Im sorry I cant find the library book.
—Im afraid you have to _____ it.
A. send for B. call for
C. pay for D. wait for
35. Who can describe _____？
A. what is Zhou Jielun like
B. how is Zhou Jielun like
C. what Zhou Jielun looks like
D. how Zhou Jielun looks like
The nurse took a tired， sad young man to the bedside of an old man. He was dying. ＂Your son is here，＂ she said to the patient in a low
36 . She had to say the words several times
37 the patients eyes opened. He saw nothing because of his illness.
He reached out his hand and the young man held his hands， 38 him. The nurse brought a chair next to the bedside. All through the night the young man sat holding the old mans hand and 39 warm words of hope. The dying man said 40 as he held tightly （緊紧地） to his son.
As dawn came， the patient died. The young man placed the lifeless hand on the bed， then he went to notify （告知） the nurse. While the nurse was doing a 41 thing， the young man waited. When she had finished her task， the nurse began to offer words of sympathy （同情） to the young man. But he asked， ＂ 42 was that man？＂
The nurse was 43 and replied， ＂I thought he was your father.＂
＂No， he was not my father，＂ he answered. ＂I never saw him before in my life.＂
＂Then why didnt you say something when I took you to him？＂ asked the nurse.
He replied， ＂I also knew he needed his
44 ， and his son just wasnt here. When I realized he was 45 sick to tell whether or not I was his son， I knew how much he needed me.＂
36. A. sound B. voice
C. noise D. shout
37. A. after B. since
C. unless D. before
38. A. comforting B. shouting
C. crying D. choosing
39. A. offered B. cost
C. afforded D. spent
40. A. anything B. something
C. everything D. nothing
41. A. interested B. difficult
C. possible D. necessary
42. A. What B. Who
C. How D. Whose
43. A. surprised B. happy
C. amazing D. sad
44. A. daughter B. sister
C. brother D. son
45. A. very B. quite
C. too D. so
Once upon a time in India， there was a town called Boring. It was by the side of Dull Lake. It was a strange town. The people of Boring never smiled； they did not know how to laugh—whether they were grownups or children.
No one knew how to smile， laugh or crack a joke. Life was really dull and boring. No one played any games， because there were no playgrounds in the town.
One day the town had a visitor. Ektas grandmother had come visiting. It was her first time in Boring. She had silvery hair and a smile that stretched （伸展） from ear to ear. Even her eyes smiled. The people of Boring found her very surprised.
Ektas grandmother decided to change it. She was an expert （专家） at telling jokes . She knew many jokes.The funny jokes made people laugh. Once they laughed together they felt warm towards each other. They made friends for life. Grandma was satisfied. Her work was done. She returned home. Since then， wherever children have laughed and played with each other， those villages， towns and cities have never seen any misfortune （不幸）.
46. This story took place _____.
A. in China B. in Japan
C. in India D. in the USA
47. What does the underlined word crack mean？
A. Tell. B. Make up.
C. Play. D. Take up.
48. At first the people of Boring thought Ektas grandmother is _____.
A. funny B. lovely
C. amazed D. boring
49. Which of the following is TRUE？
A. The grandma lived in this town for ever.
B. The people of Boring like the grandma all the time.
C. The grandma saved the town.
D. The grandma was very satisfied with her work at last.
50. Which is the best title of the passage？
A. A happy woman.
B. A town called boring.
C. A woman changed a town.
D. A funny story.
We all want to relax now and again， and this is just the right page， it tells you all details for the evenings and even what to do during the night on the website.
Start on a Friday evening. Relax in the evening by reading one of your favorite books and watching a great movie either by yourself or with your family！ Try not to hang with friends until Sunday. Bring in a lovely hot chocolate and something to eat— maybe a mix of ice cream or fruits.
Go online and visit your favorite social media websites. It will be great to keep in touch with friends about what they are doing on the weekend， you could organize a great day or night out on the Saturday！ Check out a few other websites as well.
The next day it can be very relaxing to have a quiet house to sleep in.
Exercise. Go down to the biggest room and put on an exercise DVD for about an hour and see what it brings you. Of course， you could go to the park， or go for a run together. Find out the public opening time at your local leisure（休闲） center， or find out when they provide exercise lessons for us.
Weekend Over. The relaxing weekend has finished and you are very disappointed， but at least you can treat yourself next weekend but... in a different way！ Good luck.
51. The passage may come from _____.
A. a book
B. a magazine
C. the Internet
D. a newspaper
52. We can start a relaxing weekend from _____.
A. Saturday morning
B. Friday afternoon
C. Friday evening
53. The passage wants to tell us _____.
A. how to have a relaxing weekend
B. why to have a relaxing weekend
C. where to have a relaxing weekend
D. when to have a relaxing weekend
54. Which of the following is wrong？
A. Its good to visit your favourite social media websites.
B. Exercising is helpful to have a relaxing weekend.
C. We can know what to do in a day if we want to have a relaxing weekend.
D. The next day it can be very relaxing to have a good sleep on Saturday.
55. What does the underlined word ＂disappointed＂ mean？
A. 放松的 B. 高兴的
C. 有趣的 D. 失望的
56. From the first paragraph we can infer that ______.
A. most of Nancys friends dont live far from her
B. Nancy is too young to walk far from her home
C. Nancy like her friends better than her family numbers
D. Nancy has few friends at school because her home is far
57. The second paragraph mainly tells us ______.
A. Bush has a friend who often goes to bars
B. its not safe for children to go to bars
C. the reasons that Bush wants to go to bars
D. Bush doesnt have friends like Paul
58. If you like helping others and have a young heart， you may ______.
A. have the same hobby as Nancy
B. become one of Davids friends
C. know what happen in a small bar
D. become one of Roses friends
59. From the third paragraph we know that ______.
A. Rose is an ugly but kind girl
B. most of Roses friends are more beautiful than her
C. Rose likes clever and helpful people
D. Rose cant take good care of herself
60. ＂Youre David！＂ in the fourth paragraph means ＂______＂.
A. Dont run away， I know you
B. I know you well， you made me laugh
C. I know you， Ill report to your teacher
D. David， youve made a big mistake
On the fourth Sunday of every November， most Americans get together around the dinner table to celebrate Thanksgiving. Special traditions in the US have been around for many years.
61 These are four popular Thanksgiving traditions and how they started.
62 The first Thanksgiving meal was in the autumn of 1621 when the first travelers from England celebrated their first harvest （收獲） . But it wasnt made into an official （官方的） holiday until 1863. The first large meal had turkey， fruits and vegetables， which are still common today.
63 Historians say the first travelers invited Native Americana （美洲印第安人） to the meal to thank them for teaching them how to grow food. Today at the large meal， friends and family will also say what they are most thankful for.
64 The parade （游行） includes very large balloons that look like cartoon characters and beautiful floats （花车） that carry famous people. There are also many musical performances to watch. This parade started in 1924， and today over 44 million people watch it on TV or in New York City.
65 People started to watch football on Thanksgiving a few years after the day became an official holiday. Today， the National Football League takes advantage of this popularity and hosts three NFL games every Thanksgiving.
[ A. Giving thanks is what the holiday is all about.
B. American football is something people both watch and play with their family on Turkey Day.
C. However， some people dont always stop to think about where the traditions came from.
D. A large meal is the important event every Thanksgiving.
E. Every year， there is a Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.＼&]
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If your family name is Li， Wang or Zhang， you probably know a lot of other people who share your family name. Thats because these family names are very common in China. However， there are also many 66 family names in our country.
During the sixth population census（普查）， many little-known family names surfaced（浮出水面）， such as A， Ku and Bing. These 67
＂panda family names＂ because they are used by only a few people， sometimes one or 68 . The census shows that there are hundreds of ＂panda family names＂ in China.
You may not believe it， but the 69
from one to ten， and the directions like east， south， west and north， are all family names in China.
There are eight people 70 use the family name Er in Mianyang， Sichuan. Two of them are called Er Wazi and three of them are called Er Nuzi. Among those ＂panda family names＂， the most uncommon may belong to an old woman named Beng Di. It is reported that she 71 the only person who uses the family name Beng so far.
The uncommon family names may be passed down from fathers to 72 . However， most people dont know about the origins（起源） of 73 unique （独特的）family names. They had their names when they were born.
An uncommon family name can be 74
remembered. However， it can also cause a lot of problems. For example， its hard 75 some ＂panda family names＂ with uncommon Chinese characters （汉字） on computers.
66. ______ 67. ______
68. ______ 69. ______
70. ______ 71. ______
72. ______ 73. ______
74. ______ 75. ______
Jim： What sport do you like best， Mary？
Mary： I like morning jog. I jog every morning.
Jim： 76. ________？
Mary： Very good. I feel quite comfortable now！ You should come with me sometime — exercise is good for you！
Jim： To be honest， Id rather watch television！ 77. ________？
Mary： I just ran alongside the main road.
Jim： Oh， 78. ________. They have a route （路線） for joggers in the park.
Mary： Oh， OK. 79. _______.Itll probably be better than fighting with the traffic！ Go on， 80. ________？
Jim： OK， Ill come and watch you！
Mary： Great！ Lets jog together tomorrow.
在学校里，你一定留下了许多美好的照片，如老师辅导你功课的照片，你参加比赛获胜的照片，你积极思考学习的照片等。某英文报纸正在以＂My favourite photo at school＂为题征文，请你投稿。
My favourite photo at school
I have many photos that my friends and I took at school. They are about my middle school life.