2014届北京市朝阳区高三年级第一学期期中统一考试(附答案)

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59. The author gave a speech to the students and parents in order to ____.

A. bring in new team members

B. teach them how to play football

C. tell them about the benefits of playing football

D. help those parents who are worried about their children

60. How did the author react after the couple told him their son's name?

A. He was very excited about accepting Michael on the team.

B. He refused to accept Michael because he had no talent for sports.

C. He decided to accept Michael though he was unwilling to do so.

D. He agreed to accept Michael because he was moved by his determination.

61. What happened to Michael after a few weeks' training?

A. He gave up training.

B. He began to laugh at others.

C. He often protected others in the football field.

D. He became strong both in friendly relations and in body.

62. Which of the following can be the best title for the passage?

A. The Road to Success B. Heart of a Champion

C. Steve, the Real Winner D. A Player of Patience

C

Baekeland and Hartmann report that the " short sleepers" had been more or less average in their sleep needs until the men were in their teens. But at about age 15 0r so, the men voluntarily began cutting down their nightly sleep time because of pressures from school, work, and other activities. These men tended to regard their nightly periods of unconsciousness as bothersome interruptions in their daily routines.

In general, these "short sleepers" appeared ambitious, active, energetic and cheerful. They stuck to their opinions, and were very sure about their job choices..They often held several jobs at once, or worked full-or part-time while going to school. And many of them had a strong urge to appear "normal" or " acceptable" to their friends and colleagues.

When asked to remember their dreams, the " short sleepers" did poorly. More than this, they seemed to prefer not remembering. Similarly, their usual way of dealing with psychological problems was not to admit that the problem existed, and then to keep busy in the hope that the trouble would go away.

The sleep patterns of the " short sleepers" were similar to, but less extreme than, sleep patterns shown by many mental patients categorized as manic (躁狂者).

The "long sleepers" were quite different indeed. Baekeland and Hanmann report that these young men have been lengthy sleepers since childhood. They seemed to enjoy their sleep, protected it, and were quite concemed when sometimes they didn't have their desired 9 hours of nightly bed rest. They tended to remember their dreams much better than the " short sleepers". Many of the "long sleepers" were shy, anxious, quiet, nervous, passive, mildly depressed, and unsure of themselves ( particularly in social situations) . Several openly stated that sleep was an escape from their daily problems.

63. From the passage, we can leam that .

A. "short sleepers" need less sleep by nature

B. "long sleepers" sleep a longer period of time during the day

C. many "long sleepers" preserve their sleeping habit formed during their childhood

D. many " short sleepers" have to reduce their nightly sleep time because of busy work

64. Many "short sleepers" are likely to hold the view that _____.

A. sleep is a good way to escape from the reality

B. sleep is not so important as their daily activities

C. sleep affects their judgment on some important things

D. sleep is the best way to deal with psychological troubles

65. It can be learned from the passage that the"short sleepers" _____.

A. do not know how to relax properly

B. are more unlikely to run into mental problems

C. are full of energy even under the pressures of life

D. often pay little attention to the consequences of inadequate sleep

66. When sometimes they cannot enjoy adequate sleep, the "long sleepers" might ______.

A. appear disturbed B. become energetic

C. feel dissatisfied D. be extremely unhappy

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