2007年10月统考“大学英语C”正式试题

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大学英语C试卷

200710

 

 

        

一、将你的姓名、考号填写在答题卡的规定栏内,将考号和考试科目在规定的栏内用2B铅笔涂满涂黑。考试结束后,把试卷和答题卡放在桌上。试卷和答题卡均不得带出考场。

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第一部分:阅读理解(共20小题;每小题2分,满分40分)

此部分共有4篇短文,每篇短文后有5个问题,每个问题后有4个选项,请你从ABCD四个选项中,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项,并用铅笔把答题卡上相应的字母涂黑。示例: [ A ] [ B ] [ C ] [ D ]

 

Passage One

Roast is very famous in Brazil (巴西). Customers just sit, waiting for waiters to send them all kinds of meat. If you like, you take one; if you don’t, the waiters pass you. If you don’t give any messages of no more sending, they will go on sending you meat.

One day when I was in Brazil, I went to a restaurant to try the roast. After I took my seat, the waiters gave me the sign (牌子) with the color “red” on one side and “green” on the other. I said “thank you”, then the waiters began to serve me. My plate was already full, but the waiters still kept on serving me more. I thought I had to eat more quickly. But to my surprise, the waiters still kept on serving more. (51) Then a waiter found out the reason. He helped me to turn the sign over, with the red outside. When I finished, I found the waiter didn’t serve me, just passed me. If I didn’t call them, they didn’t take a look at me. Do you know why? It’s just like the traffic lights (交通信号灯) in the street. How wonderful!

 

1. The story took place in __________.

  A. China          B. Britain              C. America          D. Brazil

2. The waiters gave me a sign _________.

A. after I went into the restaurant

B. after I took my seat

C. when I tried the food

D. when my plate was full

3. What colors did the sign have?

  A. Red and green. B. Red.             C. Green.               D. Yellow.

4. My plate was already full, but the waiter still kept on _________.

  A. serving less                           B. wanting more

  C. serving more                           D. passing me

5. The sign on the table is just like _________ in the street.

  A. a gesture          B. a menu           C. an advertisement     D. traffic lights

 

Passage Two

Do you live in a city? Do you know how cities began? Long long ago, there were only a few thousand people in the world. (52) These people moved from place to place. They moved over the land, hunting (捕猎) animals for food.

No one knows how or where these people learned to grow food. But when they did, their lives changed. They didn’t have to look for food any longer. They could stay in one place and grow it.

People began to live near one another. And so the villages grew. (53) Many people came to work in the villages. These villages grew very big.

When machines came along, life in the villages changed again. Factories were built. More and more people lived near the factories. The cities grew very big.

Today, some people are moving back to small towns. This is strange, isn’t it?

 

6. Long long ago, there were __________ thousand people in the world.

  A. a lot of           B. only a few           C. many             D. much

7. When people moved over the land, they __________.

  A. hunted animals for food                 B. fished for food

  C. always ate vegetables                 D. lived together

8. The villages grew very big because _________.

  A. gold was found there                   B. people wanted to get rich overnight

  C. cities were so competitive                  D. many people came to work in the villages

9. The cities grew very big because __________.

  A. more and more people came to work in the factories and lived around

  B. villages needed more people

  C. people liked to move here and there

  D. life in the villages changed

10. What is happening today?

   A. The cities are growing smaller.

   B. Villages are growing bigger.

   C. Some people are moving back to small towns.

   D. People are moving to big cities.

 

Passage Three

Basketball is still a young game. It’s over a hundred years old. In the winter of 1891, a certain college was having some trouble with its boy students. The weather was bad and the students had to stay indoors. As they couldn’t play outdoors, they were unhappy, and some even got into fights from time to time.

Some of the teachers at the college asked Dr Naismith to invent a game so that the students might have something to play at. It was not easy to invent such a game because it had to be played indoors, and the court (院子) was not very large.

Dr Naismith thought for a few days and invented a kind of ball game. It was a fast, wonderful game with much moving and passing of the ball. (54) It was played between two teams. To make a score, the ball had to be thrown into the basket ten feet above the floor on the wall. At each end of the court there was such a basket. At first Dr Naismith wanted to throw the ball into a box. As he could not find boxes of the right size, he had to use fruit basket instead. That’s why the game got its name.

 

11. The students felt unhappy because __________.

   A. they often fought each other           B. they had no time to play

   C. they didn’t like to play                  D. they couldn’t play outdoors

12. Who asked Dr Naismith to invent a new game?

   A. His friends.      B. His children.        C. Some teachers.       D. Some students.

13. Which of the following is NOT TRUE?

   A. When they played this game, the students needed to kick the ball.

   B. When they played this game, the students needed to run and jump.

   C. When they played this game, the students needed to pass the ball.

   D. When they played this game, the students needed to throw the ball.

14. To _________, the ball had to be thrown into the basket.

   A. win the game                     B. make a score

   C. lose the game                        D. lose a score

15. The game got its name from __________.

   A. the ball itself                          B. the basket itself   

   C. both the basket and the ball           D. neither the basket nor the ball

 

Passage Four

The English language is different from any other languages. Yet English words don’t stay the same. It is always changing. New words are needed for new inventions and new ideas. Different words come into use, or older words are used in a new way.

English can change by borrowing words from other languages. “Tomato” was borrowed from Mexico. “Coffee” came from Turkey, and “tea” came from China. Now new space words are borrowed from other countries, too.

New words also come into use by putting two words together. “Postman and grandfather” are examples. (55) The names of people can also become new words. Our “sandwich” was named after a man called Sandwich.

 

16. This passage is mainly about __________.

   A. borrowing words from other languages

   B. the English language

   C. how to put two words together

   D. how names of people become English words

17. The English language needs new words for new _________.

   A. films and TV plays                   B. stories and books

   C. space and universe                   D. inventions and ideas

18. From the passage we can see that the English language ___________.

   A. stays the same     B. is always changing   C. is very new          D. is borrowed

19. The word _________ came into use by putting two words together.

   A. spaceship     B. sandwich         C. coffee               D. tomato

20. Which of the following is TRUE?

   A. There are no new words in the English language.

   B. People in space talk in different languages.

   C. The English language is different from any other languages.

   D. People’s names can’t become new words now.

 

第二部分:词汇和结构(共30小题;满分40分)

第一节:此小节共有20个未完成的句子,针对每个句子中未完成的部分有4个选项,请你从ABCD四个选项中,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项,并用铅笔把答题卡上相应的字母涂黑。示例: [ A ] [ B ] [ C ] [ D ]20小题;每小题1.5分,满分30分)

 

21. ________his name?

He’s Mike, my friend.

A. What          B. What’s              C. Who              D. Who’s

22. ________

Yes, I am.

A. What’s your name?                   B. How do you do?      

C. Are you a student?                     D. How old are you?

23. Is that an ________jeep?

Yes, it is.

A. my            B. old              C. your                 D. his

24. The picture is very nice. Let me have a look _______it.

A. at                B. on                C. to               D. in

25. The books ________ under the bed. They ________in the box.

A. isn’t; is        B. isn’t; are          C. aren’t; are         D. aren’t; is 

26. Jane finds her watch. She says, ________

A. “Yes, it isn’t.”                        B. “This is her dream.”

C. “No, it is.”                        D. “This is my watch.”

27. These are Dave’s ________.

   A. brother           B. sister           C. cousin               D. brothers

28. My father’s mother is my ________.

   A. grandmother       B. aunt         C. grandparents     D. sister

29. That is a boy. ________name is Bob Black. ________is my friend.

   A. His; He          B. He; His      C. He; He          D. His; His

30. _________are these?

Photos.

   A. Where         B. What         C. Who              D. How

31. Jim, this is my mother. Nice to meet you!

_______

   A. Fine, thanks.                     B. Nice to meet you, to!

   C. Goodbye.                      D. Nice to meet you, too!

32. ________

He’s in Beijing.

   A. Where is your mother from?    B. Where are you from?

   C. Where is your math book?          D. Where is your father?

33. Where is the map?

________on the wall.

   A. It            B. Its          C. It’s                D. They’re

34. My brother needs his notebook. Can you _______ it to him?

   A. return        B. write            C. carry                D. read

35. ________a computer on my desk.

   A. Have           B. Has          C. There is             D. There are

36. This pencil is his. That one is ________.

   A. Tom            B. your             C. Tom’s           D. my

37. Mrs. Hill is a _______ good teacher. She loves her students very much.

   A. much           B. very             C. very much            D. much very

38. My parents go to work ________ 7 o’clock.

   A. on             B. at           C. for           D. in

39. ________ Alice and Bob like Beijing duck?

Yes, they do.

   A. Does           B. Are          C. Is             D. Do

40. Mary has four basketballs, ________ she doesn’t have a soccer ball.

   A. but            B. and          C. so               D. at

 

第二节:此小节的短文中共有10个空白处,针对每个空白处有4个选项,请你从ABCD四个选项中,选出可以填入空白处的最佳选项,并用铅笔把答题卡上相应的字母涂黑。示例: [ A ] [ B ] [ C ] [ D ](共10小题;每小题1分,满分10分)

 

Two women were quarrelling (吵架) on the train. One wanted to open the window,  41  

wanted to close it. Then the conductor (列车员) came to them.

One woman said to the conductor, “If this window is open, I will catch a cold. And  42

I will die of cold.”

The other woman said, “But if the window is closed, I’ll  43  hard to breathe (呼吸), and I may die.”

The conductor didn’t know  44  to do.

One man said, “I’ve been listening  45  them all the time. I don’t think any of us can

 46  them. It’s  47  to leave them alone.”

“I have a good  48 ,” said another man.

 49 , open the window and that will make one die,” he said, “second,  50  it and that will make the other die, then we’ll have peace (安宁).”

 

41. A. two

B. others

C. two other

D. the other

42. A. sometimes

B. a moment

C. maybe

D. of course

43. A. get

B. seems

C. has

D. feel

44. A. whose

B. what

C. which

D. whom

45. A. to

B. at

C. with

D. around

46. A. have

B. help

C. drive

D. fool

47. A. bad

B. worse

C. better

D. good

48. A. thought

B. idea

C. plan

D. advise

49. A. One

B. The one

C. First

D. The first

50. A. leave

B. open

C. taken

D. close

 

第三部分:英译中(共5句;每句4分,满分20分)

   请把第一部分阅读理解4篇短文中的5个划线句子翻译成中文,并把译文工整地写在答题卡上。

 

51. Then a waiter found out the reason.

52. These people moved from place to place.

53. Many people came to work in the villages.

54. It was played between two teams.

55. The names of people can also become new words.