2020 人教版初三英语上册单元检测练习题 Unit 2（含答案）
1.Last night，my younger sister dressed up___Snow White and went to the party.
A.of B.as C.for D.at
2.—You don't know him and you mustn't alk with him.
—You're right. Sometimes it's dangerous to talk with___
A.friends B.classmates C.relatives D.strangers
3.My parents warn me___out alone at night.
A.not go B.not to goC.don't go D.not going
4.He promised___his old friend during his stay in Tianjin.
A.seeB.seeing C.sawD. to see
5. The English teacher was a little disappointed when he knew that they ended up _____about it in
A. talk B. talking C.talked D.to talk
6.He saved the little boy.We all_____him for his courage.
A.warn B.punish C.admire Dremind
7.—Please call me at six tomorrow.I can't be late for the important meeting.
---No problem. I’ll surely___you.
A.remind B. beat C.warn D.order
8.—Oh，my God!I have___five pounds.
----Don't worry. It's normal for a growing teenage girl.
A.put up B.put offC.put on D.put down
9.Whenever I go to visit my grandparents，they will____ a lot of delicious food for me.
A.put outB.work out C.lay out10.__________fun it is to have a field trip on the Orange Island!
11.—I hope I will win the English speaking competition tomorrow.
A.What a pity! B. Congratulations!
C.Good luck to you! D.I don't think so.
12.Have you read the novel______by Han Han?
—No, I haven't. I will read it this afternoon.
A.write B.wrote C.written D.writing
13.At last，the poor old man was_____.But people didn't know the reason for his___
A.died;death B.dead;death C.death;die D.death;death
14.—When is the school art festival?
—It will be held on time if it_____next Monday.
A.don't rain B.won't rain C.doesn't rain D.didn't rain
15.—I wonder_______in Guangzhou in two hours.
----Of course. The high speed train is very fast.
A. when I can arrive B.when can I arrive
B. whether I can arrive D.whether can I arrive
Every April, there is a special day in China. It is the Qingming Festival, also called
Tomb-Sweeping Day.On that day，people 16______and honor（纪念）their ancestors（祖
先）.Qingming is a（n）_17______Chinese festival. It has a long history. It began over200 0years
ago.A famous poem_18_____ the Tang Dynasty poet Du Mu describes the day:"Rain falls heavily
as Qingming comes，and passers-by（行人）with lowered spirits go."Tomb-Sweeping Day has been a public19______on the Chinese mainland（中国大陆）
since 2008. On this day,20______bring flowers, food and wine to their ancestors'tombs （墓）.
They put food like cakes and fruit in front of the tombs.After that， they_21_____ the dirt off the
tombs and remember their dead family members.
22_______do Chinese people do this? That's because people think that visiting tombs is
to_23______respect（尊重）for their dead family members.
However, Tomb-Sweeping Day is not only about this.During that time,the weather is becoming 24
______. People are able to garden（从事园艺）and enjoy outdoor activities. Families
often_25_____ for outings（远足）or to fly kites at this time.
16.A. remember B.meet C.see D.find
17.A.popular B.famous C.traditional D.unhappy
18.A.for B.by C.with D.as
19.A.weekend B.weekday C.journey D.holiday
20.A.classes B.families C.friends D.groups
21.A.turn B.keep C.sweep D.go
22.A.Why B.When C.Where D.Who
23.A.bring B.show C.make D.take
24.A.warmer B.colder C.cooler D.shorter
25.A.have fun B.work hard C.pull together D.get together
Interesting festivals in the world
Spain takes the "tomato fight" to a whole new level. But the tomatoes are being thrown,not eaten.
The festival takes place during the last Wednesday in August. Trucks carry tomatoes into the
square. People rush to the tomatoes and throw them at the crowd.Rolling cheese——England
This festival is celebrated on the last Monday in May.It takes place on Cooper'sHill. A large wheel
of cheese is rolled down Cooper's Hill.The festival is actually a race where people run down the
hill after the rolling cheese. The first person to cross the finish line at the bottom of the hill wins
Burning Man——The United States
The Burning Man Festival lasts a week. It is from the Monday before Labor Day to Labor Day
(which falls on the fist Monday in September in America).The festival takes place in the Black
Rock Desert. The best part of the festival is the burning of a large sculpture of a man.
The Songkran Festival is the celebration of the New Year in Thailand.Rather than a single day,
Thailand celebrates the New Year from April 13th to April 15th.The Thai people run after each
other, pouring water. Songkran isone of the most important rea-sons why foreigners travel to the
26. How many festivals are mentioned in the passage?
A.One. B.Two.C.Three. D.Four.
27.Where will you probably go to enjoy one of the festivals above in May?
A. Spain. B.England.
C.The United States. D.Thailand.
28.Which festival is held in the Black Rock Desert?
A. Throwing tomatoes. B.Rolling cheese. C.Burning Man. D.Pouring water.
29.Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
A. The tomatoes are thrown at the crowd to eat.
B.Not all the festivals above fall on the single day.
C.Burning a large real man is the best part of the festival.
D.Songkran is the only reason for attracting lots of tourists.
30. The passage is most probably taken from______
A. a tour guide B.a science report C.a storybook D.a fashion magazineB
Valentine's Day is coming!Shops are filled with chocolates, cards and hearts.In most
countries,people celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14th.In Japan, there are two Valentine's
Days.The first one is on February 14th, when women give chocolates to their boyfriends, male
friends, colleagues and bosses. The second one is on March 14 th and it was introduced in the
1960s by a marshmallow（棉花软糖））company.Since the marshmallows were white, the company
called it White Day.
On White Day, Japanese men give presents to women.They give expensive gifts to the women
who gave them chocolates on February 14th.They do this to thank women for their love and care
over the past year.
Shops earn a lot of money on these two days.A recent survey shows that 70% of women in Japan
celebrate Valentine's Day. On the other hand, only 39% of men cele-brate White Day. Chocolates
are not their only choice of gifts.The Japanese also make or buy cookies and swees for their loved
ones on Valentine's Day.
Not only do adults celebrate Valentine's Day, but children around the world celebrate it, too. In
America, children like visiting their neighbors and singing songs. Their neighbors give them
sweets or fruit as rewards. British children hold parties and give cards to people they like.In
general， heart-shaped lollipops（棒棒糖）and chocolates are the most popular gifts among the
So don't forget to go shopping this Valentine's Day. You may even want to buy a gift for yourself.
31.How many times do the Japanese celebrate Valentine's Day each year?
A.Three times. B.Twice. C.Only once. D.Five times.
31. In Japan, White Day is____
A. on Valentine's Day B.on March 14th C.on March 4th D.on February 14th
32. Where did the name White Day come from?
A. It was named after a beautiful lady called White.
B.Japanese people related the color white to love.
C.It was named after the colour of the white marshmallows.
D.It was named after the white chocolates people gave to each other on that day.34.The difference between Valentine's Day and White Day is that_______give gifts to_____on
A.adults;children B.men;women C. friends;relatives D.women;men
35.Which of the following is not true according to the passage?
A.Over forty percent of men celebrate White Day in Japan.
B.Japanese people choose different kinds of gifts on Valentine's Day.
C.Male friends of women in Japan receive gifts on Valentine's Day.
D.Shops make a lot of money on Valentine's Day and White Day.
On the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar（农历），all Chinese people
celebrate one of their traditional festivals, the Dragon Boat Festival. Their celebrations include
eating zongzi, rice wrapped in reed leaves in the shape of a pyramid, racing dragon boats and
sticking mugwort leaves on their doors.
In 2007, the central government decided to add the Dragon Boat Festival, together with two other
traditional festivals—Tomb-Sweeping Day（清明节）and the Mid-Autumn Festival—to the list of
According to tradition，our ancestors（祖先）believed the hot weather in midsummer might cause
different kinds of diseases （疾病）. So to keep off diseases and drive out evil were the main
purposes of the Dragon Boat Festival. Parents used colorful threads to make necklaces and
bracelets（手镯）for children，gave them beautiful embroidered bags（荷包），and painted the
Chinese character for the "king"（wang） on their foreheads to drive away bad luck. The Dragon
Boat Festival was also called"the kids festival" in some places. Spending such happy hours with
parents, young children began to understand the festival as well s the traditions and culture behind
it.Repeating the customs year by year makes it possible for kids to learn the traditions, accept
them and pass them on when they become adults.
36. How do people celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival?
A.People celebrate this festival by eating eggs.
B.People celebrate this festival by eating congzi and racing dragon boats.
C.People celebrate this festival by sending cards. D. People celebrate this festival by singing and dancing.
37.What is the Chinese meaning of"mugwort leaves" in the first paragraph?
A.粽叶 B.红叶 C.艾叶 D.松叶
38.How many public holidays were added by the central government in 2007?
A.2. B.3. C.4. D.Only one.
39. What is the main purpose of the Dragon Boat Festival according to tradition?
A. To keep off diseases and drive out evil and bad luck.
B. To spend happy time with parents.
C. To make necklaces and bracelets for children.
D. To have a long holiday with family members.
40. We can read the passage from a magazine called______
A. American History B.Chinese Histo C.Western Festivals D.Traditional Festivals
Nian is a Chinese mythological（神话的）beast（兽）that lives at the bottom of the sea. On the
evening before the New Year, Nian comes out from the water. According to Chinese New Year
stories, villagers were afraid of Nian because it ate animals and humans. When Nian came out,
villagers would run to the mountains and find a safe place. They would hide in the place in order
to protect themselves from being eaten by Nian.
One New Year's Eve, a beggar came to the village to look for some food.He also wanted to find a
place to live in.The beggar promised to provide protection from Nian in return. An old woman
accepted his offer. She invited him to her house and gave him some food. The beggar started
decorating the homes in the village, placing red Chi-nese New Year ornaments（装饰品）on
doors.He also prepared some frecrackers（鞭炮）.
At midnight, Nian came to the village. It immediately stopped as soon as it saw the red paper.All
of a sudden， the firecrackers started exploding（爆炸）and Nian ran away in fear. The old beggar
came out, wearing red Chinese New Year clothes.He laughed when Nian ran away.
The villagers returned the next morning. They were surprised that none of their homes were
destroyed. From then on, before New Year's Eve,people started decorating their homes with red ornaments and lighting firecrackers at midnight.
41. Villagers were afraid of Nian because it ate animals and humans.
42.When Nian came out, villagers would stay in their houses and never go out.
43.An old man invited the beggar to his house and gave him some food.
44.The beggar used some red ornaments and firecrackers to drive Nian away.
45.The passage is about how people usually celebrate Chinese New Year.
the Spring Festival
◇Time:in January or February
◇Activities:welcome the new year,visit relatives,get together….
◇Meaning: the biggest day of the year, a new start….
the Mid-Autumn Festival
◇Time:in September or October
◇Activities∶express wishes and hopes，have mooncakes，enjoy the moon...
◇Meaning:the symbol of being together,miss family members far away.…
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Welcome to the Chinese culture tour._______________________________________
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Ladies and gentlemen,
Welcome to the Chinese culture tour. Now allow me to introduce one of the traditional
Chinese festivals—the Spring Festival.The Spring Festival falls in January or February. It is Chinese New Year and also the biggest day
of the year. So people come back home from different places and get to-gether for a big
dinner.Many people stay up late to welcome the new year,hoping they will have a bright new start.
During the festival, people visit their relatives and friends and wish each other good luck for the
new year. Children can often get hongbao from their elders.Do you think it is interesting?
That's all. Thanks for listening.