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初中英语中考阅读理解

Someone says, “Time is money.” But I think time is __1__ important than money. Why? Because when money is spent, we can get it back. However, when time is 2 it’ll never 3 That’s 4 we mustn’t waste time.

It goes without saying that the 5 is usually limited. Even a second is very important. We should make full use of our time to do 6__ useful.

But it is a pity that there are a lot of people who do not know the importance of time. They spent their limited time smoking, drinking and __7 .They do not know that wasting time means wasting part of their own _8 .

In a word, we should save time. We shouldn’t9 today’s work for tomorrow. Remember we have no time to 10 .

( )1. A. much B. less C. much less D. more

( )2. A. cost B. bought C. gone D. finished

( )3. A. return B. carry C. take D. bring

( )4. A. what B. that C. because D. why

( )5. A. money B. time C. day D. food

( )6. A. nothing B. something C. anything D. everything

( )7. A. reading B. writing C. playing D. working

( )8. A. time B. food C. money D. life

( )9. A. stop B. leave C. let D. give

( )10. A. lose B. save C. spend D. take

D,C,C,D,B B,C,D,B,A

In 1826, a Frenchman named Niepce needed pictures for his business .But he was not a good arties .So he invented a very simple camera. He put it in a window of his house and took a picture of his garden .That was the first photo.

The next important date in the history of photography (摄影术) was in 1837. That year, Daguere, another Frenchman ,took a picture of his reading room .He used a new kind of camera in a different way. In his picture you could see everything very clearly, even the smallest thing. This kind of photo was called a Daguerreotype.

Soon, other people began to use Daguerre’s way. Travelers brought back wonderful photos from all around the world. People took picture of famous buildings, cities and mountains.

In about 1840, photography was developed .Then photographers could take picture of people and moving things .That was not simple .The photographers had to carry a lot of film and other machines. But this did not stop them, for example, some in the United States worked so hard. Mathew Brady was a famous American photographer. He took many picture of great people .The picture were unusual because they were very lifelike(栩栩如生的)

Photographers also became one kind of art by the end of the 19th century .Some photos were nor just copies of the real world .They showed and feelings, like other kinds of art.

1. The first photo taken by Niepce was a picture of ____________

A. his business

B. his house

C. his garden

D. his window

2. The Daguerreotype was____________.

A. a Frenchman

B. a kind of picture

C. a kind of camera

D. a photographer

3. If a photographer wanted to take pictures of moving things in the year of 1840, he had

to__________.

A. watch lots of films

B. buy an expensive camera

C. stop in most cities

D. take many films and something else with him.

4. Mathew Brady______________.

A. was very lifelike

B. was famous for his unusual pictures

C. was quite strong

D. took many pictures of moving people

5. This passage tells us_____________.

A. how photography was developed

B. how to show your ideas and feelings in pictures

C. how to take pictures in the world

D. how to use different cameras

C,B,D,B,A,

What is the best way to study ? This is a very important question. Some Chinese students often 1 _very hard 2 long hours. This is a 3 habit (习惯), but it is not a better way to study. A good student must 4 enough sleep, enough food and enough rest. Every 5 you 6 to take a walk or play basketball or ping-pong or sing a song. When you 7 to your studies, you’ll find yourself8 than before and you’ll lean more.

Perhaps we can 9 that learning English is like taking Chinese medicine, we mean that like Chinese medicine, the effects(效果) of your study 10 slowly but surely. Learn every day and effects will come just like Chinese medicine.

( )1. A. play B. study C. sleep D. think

( )2. A. at B. in C. for D. with

( )3. A. best B. better C. good D. bad

( )4. A. have B. do C. want D. make

( )5. A. month B. week C. hour D. day

( )6. A. want B. hope C. need D. wish

( )7. A. begin B. return C. go D. are

( )8. A. stronger B. weaker C. strong D. week

( )9. A. say B. guess C. talk D. know

( )10. A. return B. come C. give D. get

B,C,C,A,D C,B,A,A,B

Have you ever been ill? When you are ill, you must be unhappy because your body becomes hot, and there are pains all over your body. You don’t want to work, and you stay in bed, feeling very sad.

What makes us ill? It is germs(细菌). Germs are everywhere. They are very small and you can’t find them with your eyes, but you can see them with a mi croscope. They are very very small and there could be hundreds of them on a very small thing.

Germs are always found in dirty water. When we look at dirty water under the microscope, we shall see them in it. So your father and mother will not let you drink dirty water.

Germs aren’t found only in water. They are found in air and dust. If you cut your finger, if some of the dust from the floor goes into the cut(割开处), some of the germs would go into your finger. Your finger would become big and red, and you will have much pain in it. Sometimes the germs would go into all of your body, and you would have pain everywhere.

( )1. Which of the following is true?

A. If things are very very small, they are germs.

B. If things can’t be seen, they must be germs.

C. Germs are only in dirty water.

D. Germs are everywhere around us.

( )2. What is a microscope used for?

A. Making very very small things look much bigger.

B. Making very big things look much smaller.

C. Helping you read some newspapers.

D. Helping you if you can’t see things clearly.

( )3. Why don’t your parents let you drink dirty water?

A. You haven’t looked at it carefully.

B. Water can’t be drunk in this way.

C. There must be lots of germs in it.

D. Water will make you ill.

( )4. Which of the following is not true?

A. Germs can be found both in water and in the air.

B. Germs can go into your finger if it is cut.

C. If your temperature is not OK, there must be germs in your body.

D. I f your finger isn’t cut, there aren’t any germs on it.

( )5. What’s the main idea of the passage?

A. Germs may make us ill.

B. Germs are in dirty water.

C. Don’t drink dirty water.

D. Take care of your fingers.

DACDA