辽宁省五校2017-2018学年高二11月联考英语试题 Word版含答案

2017-2018 学年度下学期省五校高二 考试 英语试题 时间:100 分钟 第二部分 满分:150 分 阅读理解(共两节,满分 40 分) 第一节(共 15 小题;每题 2 分,满分 30 分) A How would you describe Quincy Jones? Is he an instrumentalist, a composer, an arranger, or a producer? None of these labels can sum up this remarkable man. He has been known for years to people who follow popular music. But his part in the We Are the World VCD and the Hands Across America project made him a national figure. In addition to these successful efforts, Jones has written the music for many cartoon movies, including The Color Purple, which won 11 Oscar nominations(提名). He also wrote the music for Alex Haley’s Roots, a greatly successful television mini—series. These achievements show his many-sided genius. Quincy Jones was born on March 14, 1973, in Chicago’s South Side. Ten years later, his family moved to the Seattle area. It was there that he met Ray Charles, who was three years older than ones and who in time would be a world-famous singer. The young musicians performed at small clubs and weddings. Through Charles’s influence, Jones began composing. When Jones was only 15, his musical talent impressed Lionel Hampton, who invited him to join the Hampton band. Jones was ready to quit school to join, but Hampton’s wife, Gladys, stated her disagreement. Believing that he needed an education, she removed him from the band’s bus. “Get that child out of here,” she yelled, “Let him finish school.” These experiences made Quincy Jones more determined than ever to success. He finished high school, attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston on a scholarship, and finally did Lionel Hampton’s band. Soon, however, he struck off on his own. The future beckoned(召唤) brightly. 1. Which of the following can best express the main idea of the passage? A. Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton and Quincy Jones became very close friends. B. Lionel Hampton played an important rule in the success of Quincy Jones. C. A college education is very important and necessary in modern music. D. Quincy Jones had a very lucky, fruitful and successful musical career. 2. Which of the following made Quincy Jones become famous all over the country? A. His role in the We Are the World VCD and the Hands Across America program. B. His music for the cartoon film The Color Purple which won 11 Oscar nominations. C. His meeting with Ray Charles and their performances at small clubs and weddings. D. His education in the Berklee College of Music in Boston, which is world-class. 3. Whose opin

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