IV. 阅读下面三篇信息，根据内容选择最佳答案。（15小题，每小题2分，共30分）

(A)

Today is fine. The sky is blue, Now it's nine o'clock in the morning. There's a sports meeting in the forest(森林)on the big mountain. Look，a horse, a panda and a cat are running. Over there a dog and two tigers are jumping. Two monkeys are climbing the trees. Four birds are flying around and singing. There are some other animals there, too. The elephants are standing. A monkey is sitting on an old elephant. The monkey has a flag(旗)in his hand. Polly is sitting in the tree. A fox, a baby panda and some small animals are sitting under the tree. They are all watching.

41.—What colour is the sky today?—It’s____________.

A. white     B. yellow     C. black   D. blue

42. How many animals are running and jumping?

A. Fourteen   B. Six         C. Eleven     D. Five

43. Which animals are climbing the tress?

A. The monkeys.                         B. The pandas and the foxes

B. The elephants and the cats.     D. The horses and the pandas

44. There’re __________ at the sports meeting.

A. not any birds  B. a lot of animals  C. many people   D. many monkeys

45. Who’re all watching at the meeting?

A. A tiger, a baby horse and some cats   B. Polly, an elephant and some small fish

C.A fox, a baby panda and some animals  D. A monkey, a baby cat and some birds

41. D. 细节理解题。第一段第二句The sky is blue,直接得出答案。

42. B. 细节理解题。从Look，a horse, a panda and a cat are running. Over there a dog and two tigers are jumping.直接找到答案。

43. A. 细节理解题。从文章Two monkeys are climbing the trees.直接找到答案。

44. B. 细节推断题。文章提到了各种动物。

45. C. 细节推断题。文章A fox, a baby panda and some small animals are sitting under the tree.直接找到答案。

(B)

Edison often said, “1 will discover what the world needs, then I will try to invent it.”  It is true that he did more than any other man of his time in inventing things. He made more than one thousand inventions in his life and all these have changed our way of living. Edison was one of the greatest inventors in the world. When Edison died in 1931, someone said people should turn off all the lights in their homes, streets and factories for several minutes in honour of this great man. Of course it was impossible to do so. And this shows what Edison's inventions mean to people's life.

46. All the things Edision invented were _________ people needed at that time.

A. what    B. that      C. then       D. which

47. Edison _________in inventing new things.

A. took all his time         B. paid all his money

C. spent his most time       D. spent his most money

48. Edison had _________ inventions in all his life.

A. thousands of               B. over one thousand

C. only one thousand           D. less than a thousand

49. Edison was dead for nearly _______ years.

A. fifty        B. severity-six     C. s ixty     D. eighty

50. It was __________ to turn off all the lights in honour of the g reatest inventor.

A. possible    B. not true     C. nice     D. important

4 6. A. 考查表语从句用法。that是连词，不充当句子成分，what除了充当引导词还在从句中成分，做need的宾语。 47. C. 细节理解题。从文章中It is true that he did more than any other man of his time in inventing things.直接找到答案。

48. B. 细节理解题。从文章中He made more than one thousand inventions in his life直接找到答案。

49. D. 数字推断题。从When Edison died in 1931知道，爱迪生活了80岁，2011—1931=80.

50. B. 细节理解题。从Of course it was impossible to do so. 找到答案。