科目：初中英语 来源：2012-2013学年江苏省常州市七校八年级上学期12月联考英语试卷（带解析） 题型：阅读理解
An old farmer lived with his little grandson. Every day the farmer got up early to read books.
One day the grandson asked, “Grandpa! I want to read books just like you, but I don’t understand them. What are the advantages of reading?” The grandfather said, “Take this litter basket to the river and bring me back a basket of water.” he boy did, but all the water leaked out before he got back to the house. The grandfather laughed and said, “ You’ll have to walk faster next time.”
This time the boy ran faster, but again the basket was empty before he returned home. The boy said, “ See Grandpa, it’s useless!”
So you think it is useless?” the old man said. “Look at the basket.”
The boy looked at the basket and for the first time he realized that the basket was different. It was clean, inside and out.
“That’s what happens when you read books. You might not understand or remember everything, but when you read them, you will be changed, inside and out.”
【小题1】The grandfather got up early to __________.
|A．repair a basket||B．do farm work||C．wake up his grandson||D．read books|
|A．children who like asking questions|
|B．children who like playing with water|
|C．children who dislike farming|
|D．children who dislike reading|
|A．The old farmer might be changed by reading.|
|B．The old farmer played tricks on his grandson.|
|C．The little boy got a full basket of water at last.|
|D．The old farmer was angry when he saw the empty basket.|
科目：初中英语 来源：2014届辽宁省北票市八年级上学期期中考试英语试卷（解析版） 题型：完型填空
Tina and Tara are twin sisters.They look__,but they also have some differences.Mr Black is their old grandfather.
One day,he came to see his two granddaughters__ two gifts.When he came into the house he saw Tina and __ her one gife.After a while,when he got into the garden he saw__ granddaughter-"Tara". In fact,that was Tina.When he gave the other gift to her,she said,"you have given me one.""No,I gave a gift to your __--Tina.""Oh,my grandpa,I am Tina."Just then,Tara came into the garden,too."Now,grandpa,can you tell the differences__us?" "No,I can't.Can you __ me?""Yes,look,Tara is a little taller __ me.Her hair is longer and curlier than __.Now grandpa,can you see?" "Yes,now I can tell you from Tara.Tara,here is the gift for you." "Thank you for your gift,grandpa." With the words,they all laughed __.
1.A.the same B.different C.like D.as
2.A.of B.and C.for D.with
3.A.made B.gave C.took D.sent
4.A.the other B.another C.other D.others
5.A.brother B.mother C.cousin D.sister
6.A.among B.between C.in D.around
7.A.tell B.speak C.say D.answer
8.A.as B.like C.than D.\
9.A.hers B.his C.yours D.mine
10.A.happily B.happy C.sad D.sadly
科目：初中英语 来源：2014届江苏省无锡市八年级3月月考英语试卷（解析版） 题型：阅读理解
The Story of a Broken Bowl
Henry is a boy of nine. Three years ago he began to go to school. He studied hard and does well in his lessons. His parents like him very much.
Henry’s grandpa is a single man. But once he lost a leg in a traffic accident. And now he can’t work. He often tells the boy all kinds of interesting stories. Sometimes he makes a kite or a cage. And he teaches the boy how to catch the singing birds and how to give them food. The boy admires him very much and always stays with him when he’s free. But Henry’s mother didn’t like the old man. She always thought him useless and dirty, and didn’t let her son play with him but the boy didn’t listen to her. When they sat at table, she put some food on another table and filled a broken bowl with rice and porridge. The old man was very sad but he dared not say anything. Henry was angry with his mother about it. One day he saw a broken bowl on his way home. He picked it up and put it into his bag. His mother found it and asked, “ Why have you brought a broken bowl home, dear?” “ I keep it for you.” said Henry, “When you’re old like my grandpa, I’ll fill it with rice for you !” Having heard this, the woman began to cry. Since then she’s been good to the old man.
1. His parents like Henry because _____________.
A．He’s good to his grandpa
B．He’s a polite boy
C．He does well in his lessons
D．He’s learned to catch singing birds
2.Henry admires his grandpa because ____________.
A．he tells him a lot of interesting stories
B．he knows how to catch singing birds and give them food
C．he can make kites and cages
D．he’s very able old man
3. __________, so she didn’t let her son play with him.
A．The woman hated the old man
B．The woman hadn’t enough food to give the old man
C．The old man did nothing at home
D．The old man lost a leg in the traffic accident
4. Henry brought the broken bowl home to _____________.
A．play with it B．frighten his mother
C．beat his parents D．fill it with rice
5.The woman was afraid _________, so she’s good to the old man.
A．her husband wouldn’t love her
B．the police would know about it
C．her son would be bad to her when she was old
D．the old man wouldn’t leave her any money
科目：初中英语 来源：2012-2013学年广东省汕头市九年级上学期第二阶段考试英语试卷（解析版） 题型：阅读理解
Mrs. Yuan is a writer. She’s 1 and often helps the poor person. It was very cold one snowy morning. On the way to her office, she saw an old man 2 on the ground. She came to him and help him to 3 and bought some porridge and bread for him. The old man ate up the food quickly and 4 her very much. Then she asked. “Where do you live, Grandpa?”
“I have no 5 , madam,” said the old man. “ I have to sleep outside 6 .”
“How old are you?” “Ninety-two.” Mrs Yuan became 7 and went on asking, “Why not live in the old people’s house?” “ 8 I have a son,” said the old man. “they’ve 9 admitted(接纳) a person who has children.”
“Do you have any children?”
“Yes,” answered the old man. “I have a son.”
“Where is your son, then?”
“He has no children, 10 the old people’s house admitted him.”
“It’s unfair!” said Mrs. Yuan. She overcame several difficulties and at last helped him to live in the old people’s house.
1. A．strange B．kind C．terrible D．healthy
2. A．walking B．running C．jumping D．lying
3. A．stand up B．look up C．sit up D．get up
4. A．thanked B．hated C．liked D．looked at
5. A．farm B．trees C．clothes D．house
6. A．at noon B．at night C．every day D．in the morning
7. A．sad B．sorry C．surprised D．happy
8. A．As B．Because C．Since D．While
9. A．never B．always C．often D．sometimes
10. A．and B．but C．so D．or
科目：初中英语 来源：2011年江苏省泰州市中考英语试卷 题型：完型填空
An old farmer lived with his grandson. Each morning, the 16 got up early and read his Bhagavad Gita(薄迦梵歌).
One day the grandson asked, “Grandpa! I try to read the book like you 17 I can’t understand it, and I forget it easily. What’s the 18 of reading it?”
The grandfather said, “Take this coal(煤炭) basket down to the 19 and bring me back a basket of water.”
The boy did as his grandfather 20 ,but all the water ran 21 he got home. The grandfather laughed, “You’ll have to move faster next time.”
This time the boy 22 faster, but again the basket was empty. He told his grandfather that is was 23 to carry water in a basket. He wanted to use a bottle instead, but the old man said, “I just want a basket of water. You’re not 24 hard enough.”
The boy wanted to show his grandfather that the water would surely run. He again put the 25 into the river and ran hard. But there wasn’t anything in it again. He said 26 ,“Look, grandpa, it’s useless!”
“Watch the basket.” said the grandfather.
For the first time the boy 27 the basket was different. It had changed from a dirty old coal basket into a 28 one, inside and out.
“Boy, you might not understand or remember 29 when you read the book, but when you read it, you will be 30 ,inside and out. That’s what you got from it.”
1.A. son B. father C. grandfather D. grandmother
2.A. so B. but C. or D. and
3.A. time B. place C. use D. habit
4.A. house B. beach C. lake D. river
5.A. said B. saw C. liked D. did
6.A. as B. after C. until D. before
7.A. ran B. rode C. drove D. flew
8.A. difficult B. interesting C. impossible D. unimportant
9. A. hitting B. trying C. holding D. studying
10.A. hand B. bottle C. basket D. coal
11.A. sadly B. hopefully C. excitedly D. happily
12. A. forgot B. realized C. believed D. remembered
13. A. white B. clean C. new D. black
14.A. nothing B. something C. anything D. everything
15.A. different B. relaxed C. curious D. worried