21.(6分)HAVE you ever gotten a song kept in your head?You sing it all the time﹣on your way to school，before sleep，even when you're sitting on the toilet.You want to forget it，but the music just keeps sounding in your head.
Some people call these annoying songs"earworms"because they are just like parasites(寄生虫)﹣they"live"in your ears and refuse to leave even when you tell them to.
But why do some songs become earworms and not others?According to Ira Hyman，a music psychologist at Western Washington University，people are more likely to remember songs that are simple and repetitive，especially ones with that type of music."Choruses tend to get stuck in your head because they are the bit we know best，"Hyman told The Tele﹣graph.
If you've got an earworm，you can suffer an attack without even hearing it.Seeing words from the song or hearing someone mention it could both cause the domino effect that starts the song running.
Scientists have been trying to find a solution to deal with earworms.They say the best way is to fill your mind with something else.But here is the tricky part：the task you do should be neither too hard nor too easy.The harder you try not to think about the music，the more you won't be able to help it.On the contrary，a task like jogging which is too easy won't keep your brain busy enough，and that could allow the song to come back.
"The key is to find something that will give the right level of challenge."said Hymen.Reading a difficult book or a good novel could count.
21.What can we 1earn from the passage?
A.People may sing earworms everywhere.
B.You can suffer an attack of an earworm on hearing it.
C.You can forget the melody by trying hard not to think about it.
D.Hearing someone sing the song can't start the song running in your head.
22.What kinds of songs will probably become earworms?
B.Songs we 1ike best.
C.Simple and repetitive songs.
D.Songs that are unfinished.
23.According to the article，if you want to get rid of earworms，you should .
A.Listen to a new song
B.Try not to think of the song
C.Read an interesting novel
D.Do some exercise like jogging.
24.(8分)I can well remember the pain.My stomach was sick，my heart hurt，and my eyes painful from holding hack tears.
"You know，Annie，"my friend John said，"Joanna and Andrea were just talking about You."I immediately got nervous."They said that the only reason you start on the basketball team is because the coach likes you.It's not because you're good."I thought I might be sick."They said they're tired of you always getting what you want."
I struggled to keep myself from crying，sinking to my knees on the cold floor.After John told me everything my supposed best friends said about me，I was hurt.
Joanna and Andrea came in from lunch break acting as if nothing had happened.Joanna was still my deskmate，and Andrea was still my partner for our history project.I was amazed at their ability to pretend we had perfect friendship，especially since they'd said such hurtful things.
I was a freshman in high school，and I felt like I didn't have a friend in the world，all because of a gossip.
The tongue can be our worst enemy.Gossips harm confidence and separate close friends.They are like sharp knives，cutting one's self﹣respect into pieces.When we say unkind things about others，we're sticking knives into their hearts.
So how was I to act next?When Joanna and Andrea pretended our friendship hadn't changed，I thought of attacking them back.But instead，I told them directly that they had hurt me.Joanna started crying and Andrea was speechless.I knew they were both sorry for what they had said.They apologized，and I forgave them.Sure，things were a little uncomfortable at first，but soon enough everything was back to the way it had been before.
I still deal with gossip，sometimes as a receiver and sometimes as a sharer.But the more I learn about love，the more I realize the importance of encouraging others﹣something gossip never does.
24.From the first two paragraphs，we can conclude that Joanna and Andrea .
A.were grateful that the writer was their friend
B.did not think the writer was the coach's favorite
C.were unhappy about the writer being on the team
D.made fun of the writer's basketball performances
25.How did the writer deal with her friends'comments about her?
A.She decided to fight back immediately.
B.She pretended that nothing had happened.
C.She found it uncomfortable to speak to them.
D.She told them how she felt about their words.
26.The writer's reaction to gossips is .
27.According to the story，we can infer .
A.gossips are sticking knives into people's hearts
B.we couldn't live in a world without gossips，but love can be a helper
C.We have to be patient when we hear gossips about our friends
D.We should be careful around our friends since they may cheat us.
28.(8分)What is a digital flatbed printer?It is a multi﹣functional printer.It can be used to print things on T﹣shirts，wood，glass，plastic and metal.
Which kind of ink does the printer use?The printer can use many kinds of ink，such as eco﹣solvent ink，oil﹣based ink and water﹣based ink.For all kinds of materials，the special solvent ink can be used.It is called multi﹣functional ink.But for T﹣shirt printing，people usually use textile ink.After printing，it can be washed and rubbed.
How about the printing cost?The cost of printing is very cheap.It just takes 8﹣10ml of the ink for 1meter square.The non﹣stopped printing will be more economical.
What is the shipping cost?We can send the goods to you by express(expensive，very fast)，by air(medium，fast)or by sea(cheap，slow).After getting your full address，we can make sure of the arrival of the goods you've ordered.
If the printer is broken，how can you help me to repair it?We are best at making it in China.If there is any problem，we can help you as soon as possible.First，our professional engineer will help you to test the machine and help to solve the problem.If you need any spare parts，whose cost should be paid yourself，we will send them by express.
Is there a guarantee on your printer?Yes.The printer is guaranteed for 1year，except the printer head，pump accessory and man﹣made fault.
Company profile.Our company is the most professional manufacturer of digital printers.We have more than 10years'history in the printing industry.Now，we can provide very good quality printers，consumables and professional service.
28.Which of the following statements is TRUE?
A.For T﹣shirt printing，people usually use eco﹣solvent ink.
B.The shipping costs can be different depending on your choice.
C.The cost of printing is very cheap for it just takes 8﹣10ml of the ink.
D.The digital flatbed printer can print things on wood，grass，and plastic.
29.The company will be responsible for your printer if .
A.either the printer head or the pump accessory is broken
B.it falls to the ground and is broken when you're moving it
C.you bought the printer two years ago but now it doesn't work
D.it doesn't function well in the eleventh month after you bought it
30.The underlined word"spare"in the fifth paragraph means .
31.What is the purpose of this passage?
A.To persuade readers to buy this kind of printer.
B.To ask and answer questions about this kind of printer.
C.To tell readers this kind of printer can use many kinds of ink.
D.To provide readers with the latest information of this kind of printer.
32.(8分)Coffee shops are visited by hundreds of thousands of us every day.While we drink our coffee，we may connect our smartphone to the shop's Wi﹣Fi network，and keep in touch with friends via services such as QQ and Alipay.
As well as socializing，we may use the time and free wireless connection to get on top of our finances.Taking money from your account(账户)to others'accounts is no more than a few touches on your screen.
But what coffee drinkers do not realize is that hiding among the other coffee﹣lovers are bank robbers.
Unknown to you，this modern form of bank thief is silently collecting all your personal information.You'll only realize it when you later go to an ATM to withdraw some money，and discover that every penny in your account has been cleared out.
The common way for a thief is to use your smartphone's Wi﹣Fi connection.They rely on the fact that most of us are not careful about the safety of networks we connect to.For example，when you are in a coffee shop，your smartphone will present you with a list of available Wi﹣Fi networks that you can use to connect your phone to the Internet.Most of these networks are run by legal companies，but sometimes they are actually created by a thief sitting nearby with little more than a laptop.
These networks are often given names，such as"Free Public Wi﹣Fi"，which cheat smartphone users to log in.It seems that everything is OK，and you will be able to connect just as you are with a legal Wi﹣Fi service.
However，because you have connected to a network controlled by a thief，he can watch over everything you do，making it possible for him to collect passwords and log﹣in details about your bank account.
32.In the coffee shops a bank robber usually takes away your personal information through .
A.your bank account
B.a network controlled by him
C.a few touches on your screen
D.a legal Wi﹣Fi service
33.What do we know about"free Wi﹣Fi networks"from the passage?
A.They must help bank robbers steal your money.
B.The possible free Wi﹣Fi networks can't be connected..
C.All of them don't give away your personal information.
D.They only allow coffee﹣lovers tb connect in coffee shops.
34.Which of the following is TRUE according to the text?
A.The thief asks for your personal information.
B.Bank robbers set a trap for coffee﹣lovers in the coffee shops.
C.The illegal Wi﹣Fi makes your money stolen easily.
D.The possible networks in coffee shops threaten your account safety.
35.From the passage，we can conclude that .
A.People keep in touch with thieves through Wi﹣Fi in coffee shops
B.It's easy for you to tell bank robbers from other coffee drinkers in coffee shops
C.Taking money from your account to others'is not only a few touches on your screen
D.Online thieves could steal money because people pay little attention to the safety of network.
36.(10分)It's reported that the Great Fire attacked London in the 17th century.The fire started in the very early hours of the day.In four days it destroyed more than three﹣quarters of the old city，where most of the houses were wooden and close together.(36)
On Sunday morning the fire started in the house of the King's baker in Pudding Lane.The baker，with his wife and family，was able to get out through a window in the roof.(37) Then it spread quickly into Thames Street.That was the beginning.
By eight o'clock three hundred houses were on fire.On Monday nearly a kilometer of the city was burning along the River Thames.(38) The fire destroyed many well﹣known buildings，old St Paul's and the Guildhall among them.
People threw their things into the river.Many poor people stayed in their houses until the last moment.(39) The fire stopped only when the King finally ordered people to destroy hundreds of buildings in the path of the fire.With nothing left to burn，the fire became weak and finally died out.
After the fire，the city was expected to be rebuilt with wider streets and fine new houses of stone.(40) But more than fifty churches were also rebuilt，among them new St Paul's.
Although great pain and loss was caused by the fire，after it London was rebuilt as a better place：a city for the future and not just of the past.
A.Tuesday was the worst day，for more buildings were caught in the fire.
B.In fact，the streets were still narrow after totally rebuilt.
C.At last，the streets became much wider.
D.The family were able to survive the fire after all.
E.The homeless had to wander in the streets for no shelter to stay.
F.A strong wind blew the fire from the bakery into a small hotel next door.
G.One hundred thousand people became homeless，but only a few lost their lives.
41.(30分)Mary，the daughter of my friend，was going to university next year.She is kind﹣hearted (41) just a bit shy.When her birthday was around the corner I found out she was feeling a bit(42) and lonely.Her family is quite small and finances are tight，so perhaps there wouldn't be any birthday (43) .
I thought sending her a small gift may (44) her day a bit.I got her school (45) from her Mom and planned to give her a (46) .
I found out a small (47) and asked three other people in my area to sing Happy Birthday and send some birthday wishes to her.It was such (48) making the recording!Other people realized what we were doing and (49) their voices，so it really sounded like we had a (50) going on!Then I bought some colorful balloons，cakes，and a small present for her as (51) planned.
I was delighted to(52) them(the tape，the present…)into a box.I opened the balloons and (53) everything so it was like opening a mini birthday party!At last I (54) it off!
I (55) a call a few days later.Mary told me that her roommate and a neighbor in the dormitory kept her (56) and held the party for her once the box (57) .Another girl from the nearby dorm (58) them and then the celebration came up!She sounded so happy and I was so glad that she had some friends to share her(59) day with.
The friends who joined us to prepare the birthday gift (60) laugh today and talk about it.Mary said she would remember the special birthday gift forever!
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